Martha Nussbaum's Education For Profit, Education For Democracy?
In the workforce, being able to communicate effectively is key to standing out from the average worker since machine labor can be done by almost anyone. A person needs writing and communication to speak with a boss, advocate for a raise or promotion, and draft proposals or arguments. Employees that encompass these skills will work in favor of the company to promote its overall growth and benefit. Paulo Friere, in his essay about the academic system “The Banking Concept of Education”, writes that “the teacher talks and the students listen – meekly” because the average employee listens and does as told by his/her employer (2). This relates to a work environment because an employer wants more than someone who can just get the job done; they want a person who is capable of going beyond their job description and show that they are capable of