Ecological Social Conscience

It disciplines: Education for the Teaching Citizenship: Aro Marques Da Silva 1 Abilities and abilities: To make possible the construction of the concept of ecological social conscience between the students, transforming them into a conscientious consumer. To understand that the organization of the society can offer chance or aggravate the socioeconmicos processes and cause the social exclusion. Rich and Poor ' ' … The world already was compared with one espaonave divided in classrooms. Less of one fifth part of the world-wide population it travels comfortably of first classroom and it consumes 80% of the available natural resources. The majority of the passengers (…) the peoples of the poor countries, where 80% of the world-wide population live (…) occupy the load compartment and consume 20% remains. Three in each four passengers of the load compartment suffer of hunger and malnutrition.

Three in each four do not have adequate access to the water and live without comfort some … ' ' data of the challenge of the sustainable development, Brasilia: Top, 1991. The difference in the quality of life between some and others increases to each day. This happens, reasons among others, because in the purchases and sales of products between rich and poor countries the rich ones always gain more and the poor persons always less. Brazil less receives each time for the agricultural products and raw materials that it exports and paid each time more for the products that matter, and that they are necessary to its development. The way as the society is organized to produce and to enjoy of the progress they are not same in both the parts of the world.

The difficulties created for the First World to the growth of the Third World take the poor countries to degrade still more its quality of life and to destroy more quickly its natural resources. To obtain dollar with that they buy products of the First World, Brazil destroys forests to plant eucalipto and to export celulose' '. Atlases of the environment of Brazil. Brasilia: Embrapa/Alive Land, 1996. P. 136-137. Suggestion to argue the text: 1. It explains, why the poor countries tend to still more degrade its quality of life and its natural resources? 2. That action we can carry through to preserve or to conserve for the future generations the natural resources? 3. Which would be the possible solutions for the problem of the consumerism and wastefulness? 4. You are a conscientious consumer? 1 Postgraduate latu-sensu in Technologies Language and Inclusive Education (UFPA 2006-2008) and Social Scientist (UFPA 2001-2006).