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Through Freire's ? The Banking Concept of Education,? we see the effects this concept has on it's students and also we see the effects that the alternate concept, problem-posing has. The ?banking? concept allows the students to become vessels of knowledge, not being able to learn at a creative pace. By using communism, seeing through how education is taught in the classroom, it is parallel to Freire's ?banking? concept. We can see that both ideas are similar and both were harmful to the human mind. While ?banking? poses the threat of creative growth and power, Marxism, which applies Marx's ideas to learning in a communistic way, it creates the threat of never being able to learn.

The banking concept is ? a gift bestowed by those who consider themselves knowledgeable upon those who they consider to know nothing? (Freire 213). The goal of the ?banking? concept is to deposit as much information into the students as possible. This results in disconnected memorization without the real understanding and discouragement of creative thought.They cannot think for themselves. As Marx writes, just as there are two types of learning, ?banking? and problem-posing, he explains that society is this way also. There is the upper class and subordinate classes. They both struggle for economic and political power and the primary way the upper class keeps its power is through ...

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