Nobel Prize Discussion.docx - 1 Briefly discuss three insights you gained about the Nobel Peace Prize from the evening’s presentation Three insights I

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1. Briefly discuss three insights you gained about the Nobel Peace Prize from the evening’s presentation. Three insights I gained from the Nobel Peace Presentation include the secrecy of the organization, the full impact of the prize, and the dilemma that the Nobel Peace Committee faces every year. First, it came as a surprise to me that the committee has so many secrets. Dr. Syse could hardly answer any question without telling the audience he had to keep it a secret. I understand why the winner cannot be leaked, but the committee must also keep the process itself totally under wraps. I also became aware of the full impact of the prize on the winner’s life. They must constantly live up to the expectations that the committee essentially forces upon them when the Nobel Prize is awarded. Dr. Syse also brought into consideration a dilemma that the committee faces every year. It has to decide whether or not to follow the original intent of Nobel’s will, or to adapt it to the new
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  • Fall '16
  • Kevin Dean
  • Nobel Prize, Nobel Peace Prize, Nobel Peace Committee, Nobel Peace Committee faces

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