João Carlos Salles
2018 Revista Baiana de Enfermagem‏  
More and better than any other public space, the university takes the preeminence of the word over other instruments of power, being a place for confrontation of knowledge and cultures, of practice of a civic and critical spirit, of cultural and scientific vanguard, being moreover a touchstone of our sociability projects. When it is being threatened either internally or externally, we also observe the impairment of an institution that does not bend to political parties, governments or to the
more » ... nments or to the market, and these threats give rise to obscurantist results for the production of knowledge, as well as authoritarian effects for our daily life. 4. Once we have in mind both the external threats and the internal tensions, we can directly take up the second question. What to do? How to cope with this difficult time? Well, currently, our path is, above all, of resistance, whereby we must remind both the State and society of the importance of the commitment to the financing, and the expansion of higher education. Resistance is mainly inscribed in the accomplishment of the best of our efforts. We do resist, persevering
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