What is an ethic of care?
What would an ethic of care towards the environment look like?
- What would be needed to create it?
- What would we have to believe about the environment? How should we see it?
- How would we act? – give scenarios
- What would be different about the world if everyone adopted this ethic of care towards the environment? Benefits and drawbacks?
- Should we adopt an ethic of care?
What is Utilitarianism/Consequentialism?
What is Deontology?
Elements of Moral Philosophy
- 1.2 Baby Theresa
- 1.3 Jodie and Mary
- 1.4 Tracy Latimer
- What is Cultural Relativism (2.4 Consequences of Taking Cultural Relativism Seriously – see also 2.2 for what Cultural Relativism is)
- Is there a universal right or wrong?
- Should we accept cultural relativism or not?
- When it comes to the environment, is there a universal right or wrong?
Task (to be posted on your blog):
- Create a piece of art that you think will help foster reconciliation.
- Create a new apology that outlines why reconciliation is necessary, what we as Canadians should do, and what you will personally do. (can be a speech or spoken word)
- To what extent has Canada treated Aboriginal Peoples as second-class citizens? (proof?)
- What should reconciliation look like for Canada moving forward?
What reconciliation may look like:
Where Are the Children (survivor stories)
Indian Hospital Article
Aboriginal Stats at a Glance (Statcan)
Klippert story – Dangerous Offender and Incarcerated Indefinitely
- What values are being conveyed by the SOGI curriculum (provide evidence)?
- How would you respond to anti-SOGI and SOGI advocates?
Nellie McClung’s Mock Parliament Speech
- Find primary evidence from the media for each decade of the 20th century that reveals society’s sense of gender equality.
- To what extent do the political changes in women’s rights have an impact on society’s perceptions of gender roles?
- What is the next step for women’s equality?
Women in WWI
Royal Commission on the Status of Women
National Action Committee
General overview: Canada.ca
General overview: United Food and Commercial Workers