Week 10 – Unity

Unity can be thought of as the most important theme in our culture because we are an ever evolving species in a shrinking world. “I pray for world peace” is very common in our society, yet time and time we have been proven that the only instances we really have true unity is when we […]

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Week 9 – Authority

While considering authority, there are many sub topics we can talk about this week: oppression,  culture, corruption, obedience, and conformity. Granted, we have talked about some of these topics a little bit with the theme of equality, so I’d like to specifically talk about what authority means and how it can be used for good and […]

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Week 8 – Equality

Equality is what we strive for, especially in such divided times. We have touched upon this theme a few times throughout the semester. Think about political-correctness, class systems, poverty, and the all mighty power; the power to control and the power to corrupt. Even though Orwell’s 1984 is a fine example of equality (or the […]

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Week 6 – Innocence

Is innocence really that important? This week will be more of a writing inquiry, not as such a discussion inquiry. We will discuss a little throughout the week with journal prompts. The provincial prompt we will be connecting innocence to is as follows: Our journey into the future begins in the past. There are two […]

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Week 5 – Virtue

Welcome to the world of VIRTUE This week will be a little different. We are ‘stepping up our game’ if you will. Now that you know more about the style of the class, the teacher, and the unit, I want to propose a challenge that is directly related to the government exam. The government exam […]

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Week 4 – Love

Welcome to the world of LOVE    These are some questions I’d like for you to think about before our discussion on Friday: What is your definition of love? Are there different kinds of love like there are different kinds of needs? What are some famous works of art (music, painting, stories, etc.) regarding love? […]

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Week 2 – Language

This week, we will be focusing on language in class and how language is an important connection to one’s identity and cultural background. There are three questions for consideration before we have our discussion this Thursday. How is language important in Canadian society? Does language have a huge impact on relationships? Explain why or why […]

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