Quiz-1_Summer-08

Quiz-1_Summer-08 - Quiz 1 PST3127 Your Name This class is...

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Quiz 1 Prof. Klein PST3127 Summer 2008 Your Name: _______________________ This class is organized around 4 themes. Define each one: 1. Illusion 2. Intent 3. Critique 4. Freedom 5. Huxley claims that we live in a totalitarian society, that we are slaves, and that we live in a prison. Where is this prison? 6. Plato claims that most people would be grateful to be liberated from the cave of false consciousness. (T/F) 7. Herman and Chomsky draw most of their examples from domestic news. (T/F) 8. What is Kant’s definition of enlightenment? (No partial credit!) 9. Both Kant and Plato claim that pursuing enlightenment is a difficult process. (T/F) 10. According to Huxley and Herman/Chomsky, one of the most effective techniques of propaganda is strategic silence. (T/F)
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Various writers use different images or metaphors to portray a world of false consciousness. 1. What metaphor does Plato use (1 word)? 2. What metaphor is used in the film we saw in class (1 word)?
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