Read the article from The Atlantic linked HERE and answer the following questions:
- Were Dr. He’s actions ethical?
- How can you use this example in your essay?
Check out this guide regarding ideas on how to structure your essay! Please keep in mind this is simply ONE way to approach the essay. There are certainly other ways that are equally good or better! Don’t let this guide stifle your own creativity!!!!
Work in essay prompt teams to generate knowledge questions, knowledge claims, and issues of knowledge relating to your chosen essay title! Make a copy of this google doc HERE
Tom Robbins is a bit like Kurt Vonnegut–only he believes humanity is beautiful. He’s written many best selling works; two of my favorites being Still Life With Woodpecker and Jitterbug Perfume. Though he mostly writes fiction, at times he dabbles in an essay of social commentary or two. Read his short insightful take on art here: Tom Robbins on Art
Watch the above TED Talk by Sam Harris titled, “Science can answer moral questions” and consider the following:
For discussion and reflection (and maybe a journal entry or two):
Great question. Is it? Do you believe that currently in our society, there is a stark (clear delineated) difference between belief and truth?
Before we discuss that, YOU need to understand the difference. So, what is the difference between belief and truth?
For a much more at length discussion and analysis of this concept, read the Atlantic article below:
When finished, you need to CHOOSE 2 questions from the learning helper below to respond to in paragraph form.