2.4 Appearance vs Personality (12-6-13)
You are at a party and meet an absolutely terrific-looking person. He or she has movie star looks but is a little dumb and a lot boring. Do you still go out with him or her?
2.3 Orwell's 1984
Read the book/Watch the movie and write an essay answering one of the folowing questions...
2.2 Solidarity (11-15-13)
How important is solidarity in successfully demanding and implementing change? Can change come from within, or must it always be precipitated by outside influence(s)? How is success defined? Complete turnover and acceptance of sometimes radical proposals? Or moderated, compromised results? As always, you do not have to answer every component - consider what has been studied and use the questions as guides in formulating a What I Learned this week response.
EC 1.2 (10-31-13) One Thing...
What is ONE thing you learned from my course that you found new, interesting, relevant, and will stick with you for a long time? Explain why or how this is so...
Due by the beginning of class on Thursday - NO EXCEPTIONS
1.6 (11-25-13) National Interest
Consider the National Interest of nations and basic psychology. Is war ever justifiable? When/Why, or why not? Also consider nationalist movements, the concept of equality, and other ethical issues.