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Perceptions is a series of podcasts shedding light on perspectives, thoughts, and ideas in a word of quandaries.

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Children should be involved in the decision-making and encouraged to think critically. Therefore, they would grow up to be effective individuals in their society.

Oct 2020

4 min 37 sec

In this episode, we highlighted that the misconception of religion and the absence of critical thinking can allow young people to be easily brainwashed. When young people build their existential perception relying only on what they hear or what they are taught, following what they are told blindly, they do things for the sake of tradition.

Oct 2020

9 min 50 sec

In this episode, we discussed the dilemma that a young person faces between being himself and being socially accepted.

Oct 2020

7 min 9 sec

In this episode, we shed light on the misperception of political engagement that is based on give and take approach. It undermines the individual’s potential to play an efficient role in society.

Oct 2020

8 min 49 sec

In this episode, we discussed how the education system is supposed to promote youth inclusion in society. It should focus on active learning instead of passive learning.

Oct 2020

7 min 56 sec

In this episode, we put an emphasis on the role played by the family in shaping the identity of children as they grow up and become adults. In our society, family upbringing is done in the wrong way. This is because it teaches kids to think of what they will obtain, not of what they will contribute to their society.

Oct 2020

7 min 51 sec

Over the course of 5 episodes, Ibrahim Ben Abdallah discussed the main reasons behind a young Tunisian’s feeling of exclusion. Youth disengagement in society makes them vulnerable to recruitment by violent extremist groups. In this podcast, the axes that will be addressed are: family, education, political engagement, social acceptance and religion.

Oct 2020

3 min 5 sec