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Week 34 Study Questions

Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson: 1. What is your opinion about what will happen in the future? Would you describe the world of tomorrow as unknowable, bleak, or promising? Defend your opinion. 2. A popular science fiction theme is an impending “extinction event”—the looming mass destruction of humanity. Can […]

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Week 33 Study Questions

Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson: 1. Consider the words, “Who do you think you are.” Do they make up a question or an exclamation? Under what circumstances could they be one or the other? 2. Nineteenth-century poet William Ernest Henley ended his classic poem “Invictus” with these often-quoted words: […]

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Week 32 Study Questions

Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson: 1. Which of these statements do you hear most often: “I am rich” or “He (or she) is rich”? What are some reasons we might think someone else is rich but not see ourselves as rich? 2. Name some of the most generous people […]

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Week 31 Study Questions

Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson: 1. The words justice and judgment are similar but can convey differing meanings. How would you contrast a just person with a judgmental person? 2. Have you ever told a child, “Do as I say, not as I do”? What’s wrong with this type […]

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Week 30 Study Questions

Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson: 1. How many graduations, weddings, showers, and parties have you been invited to in the past three months? How did you decide which ones to attend? 2. How do you go about planning a party? How do you decide what to serve, how to […]