Quiz-2_Summer-08

Quiz-2_Summer-08 - 6. According to Owen Harries, true...

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Q u i z 2 S u m m e r 2 0 0 8 PST3127 Prof. Klein Your Name: ________________________ Your Seat: _________ 1. In what country does most of Brave New World take place? 2. According to Huxley, ideas transmitted through repetition become: a) axiomatic b) self-evident c) utterly indisputable d) all of the above e) none of the above 3. As discussed in lecture, what phrase in recent American public discussion seems to illustrate the power of repetition? 4. When Timothy Leary talks about the “intellectual ministry of defense,” to what entity does he refer? 5. According to Alan Bloom, what institution in today’s society embodies the enlightenment?
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Unformatted text preview: 6. According to Owen Harries, true conservatives see the world as a cave from which human reason can set us free. (T/F) 7. When Alexis de Tocqueville visited the United States to study the character of our democratic society, he was deeply impressed by Americans independence of mind and diversity of thinking. (T/F) As presented by John de Graaf and discussed in class, the two characteristics of a good job are: 8. 9. 10. John de Graaf claims that switching to a less consumerist lifestyle requires painful sacrifice but that we must make that sacrifice in order to save the planet. (T/F)...
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