The Emperor is Naked! Hegemony in Education

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Hans Christian Anderson’s tale, The Emperor’s New Clothes, is a cleverly written story about workers who weave a fine garment for the Emperor. The weavers claim that their garments are made from the rarest and finest cloth imaginable, visible only by the smartest and most excellent individuals. Those who were not smart or excellent would see nothing at all. Believing in his own majestic nature and brilliance, the…