So far, our cogitations own been on the, lets say, "positive" spectrum. This week, our standsubject-matter transmutes to the "darker" aspect of our amelioration. For divers of you, this week's cogitation accomplish power you to see further the "smoke and mirrors" of our instrument, gregarious arrangement, and repeatedly misguided understandings of our amelioration; faceing at twain private and interdiplomatic agencies.
Being direct, informing you on all of the lies substance propagated by the instrument and our gregarious arrangement would seize further spell than we own in this route. Additionally, divers of you would own a distressing spell polished the space of manipulation and cruelty substance slow by those in "control". The accuracy is casually distressing to estimate when it powers you to sanction that for the priority of your conduct you may own been lied to and seen further as a article than a rational substance. However, this can solely transmute when you behove apprised and own the delicate thinking skills certain to interpret reality from fabrication and apprehend-again your own cruelty.
This is not to involve that all instrument is bad or is inveterate on lies. On the incompatible, instrument can benefit as a costly rise of instruction. The key is owning the delicate thinking skills required to hold our own unfairness, to face at an consequence from multiple perspectives, and to try to understandledge out who is the rise from which presented instruction occurs. Not proper who is presenting the instruction, but who is providing the instruction to the individuals presenting the instruction.
Back to this week. The documentary you are assigned for this week accomplish hopefully initiate to notorious your eyes to what is going on aback the scenes. I can't propound to apprehend all of what is going on, nor how to appropriately be-mixed all the pieces. What I can do is arrange you delay a initiateing subject-matter that allows you to prepare to see the bigger paint for yourself.
Getting to this week's cogitation - You are to guard the very insightful documentary "Requiem for the American Dream" (can be build on Amazon Prime & other online sites). Heads up, this is a very consolidated documentary. I succor you to guard it delay friends and sift-canvass its implications afterward.
Once you guard the documentary meet to the topics underneath. 500 utterance min. and handle gratuitous to transcribe as considerefficacious as you’d affect.
(1) What is your overall seizeaway from guarding this documentary? Give local details that denote you guarded this documentary in generous.
(2) What is the be-mixedion among this documentary and the Amelioration of the United States?
Now, delight guard this narrow video and then meet to the last topic.
PBS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNhUk5v3ohE
(3) How do you handle encircling the vulgar specify of the U.S. instrument? Why do you handle this way? Can you arrange empirical evidence to influence your beliefs? (if so, delight arrange it)
For your fellow responses, standsubject-matter on topics 1 and 3. While I succor hearty secedements it is very dignified to me that you halt reverential to one another's judgmentpoints. People are further than proper their ideas. Separate a peculiar from their ideas and the peculiar calm?} exists. Furthermore, ideas are fluent and can transmute delay spell, conduct understandledge, and inhospitableness to new instruction. Personal attacks are never certain and generally denote that someone does not handle cozy sufficient delay their arguments, consequently resorting to insults. If you chose to secede delay a classmate, you are consortefficacious to do so. Once again, proper standsubject-matter on the arguments themselves. I accomplish march in as a instrumenttor if I handle certain.
I apprehend-again and hold my orientation to the left. I portion-out divers appraises that could be categorized as twain Republican and Democratic. For gregarious consequences, I do generally narrowless inside the left. For fiscal consequences, I casually narrowless to the direct. Regardless of my own judgments and beliefs, I understandledge fearful appraise in listening (not proper arguing, but in-deed listening) to those who judgment the cosmos-people irrelative than me. From doing this, I am efficacious to judgment the cosmos-people from new perspectives I may own not design of. If I consort delay what was said, then I try to halt notorious to adjusting my own beliefs. If I secede delay what was said, my ideas behove level stronger consequently I recognized them to be challenged and opposing these challenges they calm?} halt.
I handle that consequently of the confusion of the cosmos-people, how internal conduct can be, how considerefficacious we don't in-deed apprehend in the imposing plot of things, the ample aggregate of misinstruction substance presented, and all the specific agendas aback the scenes, it can be very troublesome to succeed to an "objective accuracy" on most consequences. However, one way we can get closer to interpreting reality from fabrication is to colloquy encircling it; for twain aspects to succeed concomitantly and own urbane conversations that standsubject-matter on the consequences, not the peculiar ... proper my judgment.
Below is one further video that you may understandledge insightful. There are no topics pertaining to this.
John Oliver - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvtNyOzGogc