MAGNI Packet 03 [REVISED-II-done]

MAGNI Packet 03 [REVISED-II-done] - MAGNI A Collegiate...

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MAGNI, A Collegiate Quizbowl Tournament for Fall 2011 Questions by UCSD (Chris Chiego, Auroni Gupta, Andrew Honda, Vicky Hwang, Rohan Mehta, Peicong Dong), Yale (Matt Jackson, Kevin Koai, John Lawrence), and Jerry Vinokurov Organized and Brought to You by Auroni Gupta, Matt Jackson, and John Lawrence Packet Three Tossups 1. When discussing the “perfect” form of this concept, Zagare and Kilgour noted that most threats are incredible and credible threats actually might provoke conflict. Thomas Schelling distinguished this concept from compellence since compellence seeks to change behavior, unlike this concept. The “extended” form of this concept is demonstrated by placing troops along the border of territory like the DMZ or in Berlin to provide a credible commitment. One application of this concept required the presence of a second-strike capability. That application, espoused by Robert McNamara, was Mutually Assured Destruction. For 10 points, identify this strategy in which nations discourage attacks by threatening retaliation, often discussed in connection with nuclear weapons. ANSWER: deterrence 2. This thinker argued that the view of true reality as being ideal privileges contemplative over experimental knowledge in the lecture “Changed Conceptions of the Ideal and the Real,” one of a series of eight which he delivered in Japan and collected as Reconstruction in Philosophy . In another work, this philosopher argued that “Esthetic experience is imaginative” and that this fact is a challenge to any philosophical system to “grasp the nature of experience itself.” He also argued that play should be integrated into the standard curriculum and that many shared interests and “full and free. .. interplay” characterized the title type of society, whose socializing processes ought to include school. For 10 points, identify this American pragmatist who wrote Art as Experience and Democracy and Education . ANSWER: John Dewey 3. At the post 9/11 Concert for New York, this song was performed with the last line omitted. The last line before the second chorus of this song states “‘Cause the banners, they all flown in the last war.” The singer of this song asks “Do ya?” after singing “I’ll get all my papers and smile at the sky/For I know that the hypnotized never lie.” This song describes how “the men who spurred us on/Sit in judgment of all wrong” and ends with the lines “Meet the new boss/Same as the old boss.” It opens with a tune played by organ fed through a synthesizer before a scream by Roger Daltrey that appears in a meme after puns uttered by Horatio in CSI: Miami, whose opening theme is this song. For 10 points, name this song about an uprising whose leaders become tyrannical, performed by The Who. ANSWER: “
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