01.08.08

Cores 1+4:

  1. What perfect books did your parents talk to you about? How were they different than your own?
  2. Write-On: How can one person’s utopia be another person’s dystopia?
  3. What are the different types of dystopias we encounter, or could encounter if we try to reach utopia?
  4. What would be your own personal dystopia given modern circumstances?
  5. How does your personal dystopia compare to that of Harrison Bergeron?
  6. Extensions:
    • Is equality a virtue? Should we be striving for it? Why or why not?

Core 2:

  1. Write-on: How can social action break the law and still be considered okay?
  2. Level 2 Words
  3. Watch exerpts from A Meditation on the Speed Limit:
    • How can this be considered a form of Social Action?
    • Is this an important movement to lead?
    • How is your social action like this?
    • Are all social actions rebellious by nature?
  4. Extensions:
    • Continue to work on SAP (Due next Friday).

Core 3:

  1. Write-on (to be turned in): Which of Pink’s 21st century senses do you most exemplify and which one do you wish you were better at? Why?
  2. How much do you believe that your physical brain affects your beliefs?
  3. What would you call Pink’s belief structure? (What kind of -Ism?)
  4. What are beliefs based upon?
    1. What kinds of beliefs do you think that the WFS hold?
  5. Extension: Should we look toward the future or to the past for our beliefs?

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