STS101.001 9-28-10 - THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY THE...

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THE OFFICE FOR DISABILITY SERVICES NOTE TAKING Date: 09-28-10 Class: STS 101.001 Instructor: Shienke Page 1 of 2 Announcements: Parable: Read chapters 11-13 for Wednesday Notes Begin: Culture Review: Contracts o Explicit contracts o Non-rationality o Trust o Commodity fetishism Social Society o What is valuable? How do we know the value of something? Everybody’s values are different Scarcity, representation of culture Culture as a method o We cannot change one aspect of culture without changing other parts Think of the alphabet: we cannot change the letters without changing the language altogether Parable o Why did Lauren call her new religion Earthseed? Earthseed- planting oneself and growing independently How to leave the earth and start a new world Colonizing in other planets (Mars) What religion will we take with us? o
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2011 for the course STS 101 taught by Professor Erichshienke during the Spring '11 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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