Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Amendments to this week...

 Seminar on Friday May 2, 2014
Text is the video below:
Please bring your preparation of the questions to class on Friday in LMC

Entry Ticket:  

Where do you place yourself on this continuum?  Why?

        Emotion                                               Reason

1.     Describe and explain how both reason and emotion are depicted.  Do you agree with these depictions?  Explain your thinking.

2.     Which quote do you agree with the most:  “The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason.” Marya Mannes; "Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions." David Borenstein.  Explain your thinking.

3.     This film was made in 1943.  Have our assumptions, preconceptions, and biases about reason and emotion changed since the airing of this film?  Explain your thinking in the context of TOK textbook and the supplemental text entitled “The Argumentative Ape”.  

 Exit Ticket:

Where do you place yourself on this continuum now?  Why?

        Emotion                                               Reason


Final Lateral Thinking Assignment May 8, 2014 7am

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