Multiple intelligences

An American psychologist Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences (MI) proposes that people are not born with all of the intelligence they will ever have. For example, All poets’ have one common skill/strength which is Verbal-Linguistic Intelligence which is the first in the list of nine intelligences founded.

Multiple Intelligences
Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences

In addition, if a poet is skilled in singing or playing an instrument s/he got Musical Intelligence which is 3rd in order among the 9 Intelligences according to the psychologist Haward. The poet may have other Intelligence according to Gardner: Visual-Spatial Intelligence, Mathematical-Logical Intelligence, Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence, Interpersonal Intelligence, Intrapersonal Intelligence, Naturalist Intelligence, and Existential Intelligence. Any person with the 4th Intelligence which is Visual-Spacial Intelligence has the capacity to think in images and pictures, to visualize accurately and abstractly. A person may have all intelligences but without Choitonyo or love. Without humanism, no person can be human. God created men in the image of His shape as cited in the Bible. Without loving humans, regardless of color and race, none can get closure to God, none is ready to embrace diversity, no matter how intelligent.

MohiKonTok publishes a podcast about Mothua Dorshon (philosophy) that Hori Chan Thakur brought to the downtrodden people known as Chondal in Bangladesh in the 18th century by organizing an Educational movement. The father of Mothua philosophy, Hori Chan Thakur, could not go to general school. His tribe did not have the right to go to school. He was not allowed to have an education because of prejudice regarding race. He was born to lower-income family. The classification was made by upper-class Brahmin society. Ashim Sarkar says, “The class renamed to Chondal by Shyamachoron Nyayrotno who wrote ‘Monu Songhita’ a religious book. In that book, it is written that children born in the lower-income tribe,  such as Nomo Shudro (or Chondal), carried a curse from the past life. The curse spelled that Shudro tribe should not be included in the group who can receive an education. Who does not know now that without education none can change the future? [Scene from their past life]. As a consequence of being born to Chondal family, Hori Chan Thakur was denied to get admission when his father wanted him to send school. The curse makes the Chondal low-income class powerless. The book Monu Songhita makes people believe in the false story of reincarnation in a twisted way. People wished to die without education with the wish to be reborn in upper-class Brahmin families. The Chondal tribe will work for Brahmin to free them from their curse. Monu Songhita preaches that lower-class Chondal people are born to serve the upper-class Brahmin society for their whole life. Hori Chan Thakur pointed the truth that if the Chondal become educated they can change their future, and Brahmin society fears losing power. With education, if they change their future, then they will not listen to Brahmin. They will know the difference. They might become leaders one day. Without education, nothing changes. It is the time when people of Chondal could not read or write. They were being discriminated against and oppressed by other tribes/races

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