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FAVERO, Altair Alberto. The violence of positivity and education: from the culture of boredom to the promotion of the culture of meaning. Roteiro. UNOESC [online]. 2018, vol.43, n.2, pp.411-432. ISSN 2177-6059.

Violence is one of the recurring themes, not only in the field of education and philosophy but in various areas of studies, such as health, anthropology, sociology, law, biology, psychology, being that the list is extensive. Violence is present in everyday life and invades our personal and collective life in different ways. In the present essay, I take as my axis the idea of ​​the violence of the positivity of the philosopher Byung-Chul Han (2016), to delve into violence and education from the analysis of the tension between the culture of boredom and the culture of meaning. The look of the article is to present, from the studies of La Taille (2009), Bauman (1998) and Han (2016), some reflections about the presence of the culture of boredom in the education scenario, as well as, how this culture can be presented as violence of positivity, this in the first part of the essay; In the second part, I present the idea of ​​culture in the sense of a favorable educational indicator to face the violence of positivity; finally, I mention some indicators to confront the culture of tedium and, in this way, minimize the effects of the violence of positivity.

Palabras clave : Violence of positivity; Education; Culture of tedium; Culture of meaning..

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