The Moral Obligation to Make Classes “Easy”

Amanda Zunner-Keating
7 min readAug 19, 2020

Unachievable classes are a form of structural violence.

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A college degree opens the door to higher income, more cultural prestige, and a wider variety of dignified career choices. Beyond those benefits, a college education empowers us on a personal level by fostering critical thinking skills, improving self-esteem, and by introducing us to diverse fields and ways of thinking. When a course has too many barriers to success, it separates students from society’s necessary resources which is a form of structural violence. Quite simply, there is a moral imperative to make