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.

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?

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.

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?

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.

10th ed.

Unit 7 Discussion #1: Food and Culture–> What role does food play in your culture? How might you compare it to the role it plays in the assigned readings? Unit 7 Discussion #2: Supplemental Text: Final Reflection–> What did you learn about the culture and values of the characters in the text (if fiction), the… Continue reading 10th ed.

Joseph k. skinner’s “big mac and the tropical forests” (pg. 327)

In a 600-word essay, using MLA format, analyze the culture(s) and values represented in the assigned supplemental text and comment on any parallels with Hirschberg text readings. Please support your analysis with relevant outside sources. Assigned Readings –>Hirschberg, Stuart and Hirschberg, Terry. One World, Many Cultures. 10th ed. New York: Pearson Longman, 2018. David R.… Continue reading Joseph k. skinner’s “big mac and the tropical forests” (pg. 327)