Tag Archives: Capoeira Philosophy

“Capoeira is the art of knowing life and make great friendships!”

The title of this post quotes one of Mestre Suassuna‘s most famous sentences, and the song posted is one of the música popular brasileira’s anthems against the difficulties caused by poverty, and the US-sponsored dictatorship’s oppression in Brazil (translation below). … Continue reading

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Constructional Elements of our School’s Political and Pedagogic Project

This letter was first written on the 17th of September of 2007 in Brasília, a few months before my departure to New Zealand. Despite some achievements, I am still developing the project together with our school’s students. However, I believe … Continue reading

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