And all this for the sake of a ‘realism,’ of a ‘coming down’ to reality, of a ‘deliverance from any romantic illusion,’ which does not always persuade one that it is not another form of obsession” (150).

For this discussion, in 100 words consider the following from our reading from Christos Yannaras (“The Culture of the Enlightenment,” see pdf in “Files” section): “We thus arrive, of course, at a strange paradox that has been noted by students of the Enlightenment. In the name of freeing Man from metaphysical [religious or traditional] dependency,… Continue reading And all this for the sake of a ‘realism,’ of a ‘coming down’ to reality, of a ‘deliverance from any romantic illusion,’ which does not always persuade one that it is not another form of obsession” (150).

Jamming in too many facts and rattling off lots of statistics during the debate is disorienting and ineffective.

Each student will be assigned to a 2-3 person team and compete in an Oxford-style debate. This is not high school debate where “anything goes” and facts can be selectively cherrypicked. While it is important to develop persuasive arguments, debate teams should not purposively misstate statistics or intentionally mislead the class. Check and cross-check your… Continue reading Jamming in too many facts and rattling off lots of statistics during the debate is disorienting and ineffective.

Why do you think race has continued to be an important social reality even after it has been discredited scientifically?

5)aRespond to the discussion questions from Chapter 6 of Perspectives: 1) García describes the reasons that race is considered a “discredited concept in human biology.” Despite this scientific fact, most people continue to believe that race is “real.” Why do you think race has continued to be an important social reality even after it has… Continue reading Why do you think race has continued to be an important social reality even after it has been discredited scientifically?

The familiar passage from exodus listed above reminds us of the ever-present danger of idolatry.

Journal prompts 1. The word “worship” comes from the old Anglo-Saxon word “worth-ship,” which means to ascribe worth to something. As human beings, we are “worshiping” creatures—we can’t help but ascribe worth to all kinds of things. The danger, of course, is that we will ascribe too much worth to the wrong things, which is… Continue reading The familiar passage from exodus listed above reminds us of the ever-present danger of idolatry.

We need to read the quotation, and we need to know what in the material helped you arrive at the conclusions you arrived at and where we can find it.

Use the resource provided and answer the following questions; Sitting Bull said: “I never taught my people to trust Americans. I have told them the truth that the Americans are great liars. I have never dealt with the Americans. Why should I? The land belonged to my people. When I say never dealt with them… Continue reading We need to read the quotation, and we need to know what in the material helped you arrive at the conclusions you arrived at and where we can find it.

Eating disorders and western culture at large.

Write a 4-page reflection about the relationship between eating disorders and western culture at large. Since this is a reflection, you will be sharing your own ideas (feel free to back up your opinions with references, but these are not needed). You will be marked on your ability to logically and clearly describe your opinion.

10 articles you will want to make sure that these key elements are being addressed.

ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY: find 10 peer-reviewed articles related to non physical domestic abuse including emotional abuse, financial/econimic abuse, stalking. A strong understanding of non physical forms of domestic abuse will cover possible causes/risk factors, effects, and solutions/interventions. As you collect your 10 articles you will want to make sure that these key elements are being addressed.… Continue reading 10 articles you will want to make sure that these key elements are being addressed.

One world, many cultures.

America is often referred to as “the melting pot.,” a metaphor for assimilation. Define assimilation and explain the benefits and challenges of assimilating into another culture? Respond in a 600-word essay, using MLA format, text readings, and two outside sources to support your points. Assigned Readings -> Hirschberg, Stuart and Hirschberg, Terry. One World, Many… Continue reading One world, many cultures.

What differences do colchian characters emphasize?

Make a separate post for each question so that others can respond to the question of their choice. 1. (How) is descent to the underworld present in the text? Using your timelines, describe how Jason and Medea’s relationship develops from Jason’s arrival in Colchis through to their lives in Corinth. 2. Does Jason seem like… Continue reading What differences do colchian characters emphasize?