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Rituals and routines will save your lessons

During Cambodian national anthem.

Rituals constitute a kind of discipline in advance, before the disturbance. They avoid a lot of violence and coercion. Their benefits are huge. I daresay that they are more important than the system of rules and punishments. People seldom behave in accordance to the law. We don’t even know the law, let’s be honest, although we are supposed to. We rather behave in accordance to customs and social habits. In fact, it is possible to influence the customs, by creating an official set of sayings and gestures to be done on a regular basis: rituals. At school, rituals do most of the job of keeping the students at work in a peaceful environement, the regulation is important to deal with the few remaining issues. Continuer la lecture