Unit 2 Discussion
In your opinion, what role, if any, do you think culture plays in the Assault on Privacy? Explain your
What sorts of personal data should be kept private?
Should data-gathering companies be allowed to sell information about yo
I feel that music has been the most important influence. According to our textbook, music is one
of the oldest of humanities disciplines. Music is a way for different cultures to express themselves
and bring people together. In the 1960s, music became mor
I have had many influences that have shaped my cultural identity. The first would be where I
grew up. I have traveled the world, but I still believe it is the most beautiful place on earth.
(This is a photo I have on my Facebook page and was originally re
Unit 2 Study Guide
Please read all of the required material for Unit Two. You may use this Study Guide as a way to navigate
through the important information and prepare for the unit quiz.
1. What is the first step in a personal critical response?
2. Is i
The textbook defines popcorn syndrome as an allinclusive term for every aspect of the
enjoyment of watching a movie or TV show strictly for pleasure with no desire to think about it
afterward. (Janaro, R., Altshuler, T. p. 35). Popcorn hangover is defined
I chose the Penn Museum (short for University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and
Anthropology) website for this discussion. The actual museum is located in Philadelphia, PA. The
exhibit is called Native American Voices: The People Here and Now, and
The Finest Hours, which is based on a true story, is set in Chatham, MA on February 18,
1952. The story is about the heroism and bravery of coxswain Bernie Webber. He is ordered out
into a terrible noreaster storm for an impossible rescue mission of the o
Unit 3 Study Guide
Be sure to review the textbook and online class material in order to prepare for the quiz. Here
are some questions to help you study:
1. What do the Shiite Muslims and the Sunni Muslims each believe?
2. What is the veil of ignorance?
The textbook discusses two types of love: Eros and Agape. Eros is defined as physical lust associated
with love and is named for the god of passion. Agape is defined as the spiritual and intellectual side of
love (the most important part of love). There a
River Dance: Traditional Irish Dance
Kourtney A. Bryant
HUM 205 Culture and Diversity
Prof. J. Taylor Parylak
March 21, 2016
When I first read the term paper assignment, I was a little overwhelmed because I had no
idea what I w
The article I chose is about Steve Jobs and his vision (and crazy but genius ideas) for
Pixar. This article was perfect for me because I am majoring in IT Management. This article
really opened my eyes to the importance of both technology and the arts. Th
Unit 1 Study Guide
Please read the required reading material and course material under Unit 1. Use this Study Guide as a
way to guide you through the material and prepare for the unit quiz.
1. What is aesthetic pleasure?
2. Is it true that the humanities
Knocking on wood is something I have been doing for as long as I can remember. I do
this any time I say something specific (and bad) has never happened to me or hasnt happened in
a long time. One example: I always knock on wood when I say I have never had
The Culture of Mardi Gras in New Orleans
HUM 205 Culture and Diversity
Prof. J. Taylor Parylak
As you know by now, I am from the wonderful city of New Orleans. For people that
know me New Orleans is my first love. So th
A Movie with Morals
Its the weekend; you want to sit down with the family to watch a movie, but what is there to
watch? As father, I want a movie that is appropriate for ages 4 and up, preferable not a cartoon, very little
profanity as possible, very litt
What is the most common things to do on a Friday night? Couples or families might go see a
movie in the theaters, huddle around the TV with a bag of popcorn, and huddle up on the couch reading
our favorite book, or listening to music (eit
Knock on Wood
Growing up from a child to adult youve heard that if you did not want something bad to happen,
or if you said something about somebody and didnt want it to happen to you, you better knock on
wood. At first, you would think of this phrase as
According to the American Sociological Association (ASA), Sociology is the study of
society. A social science involving the study of the social lives of people, groups and societies.
The ASA has many definitions for sociology but all are related to the st
1.Compare and contrast scientific sociology, interpretive sociology, and critical sociology.
In the field of sociology , there are three types of determining the truth ' These are the scientific
sociology , interpretive sociology , and the critical sociol
Running head: SPILLING SALT
Spilling Salt Superstition
Cyril M Tholley
Spilling Salt superstition
As a child, superstitions are common in everyday life, with family members of even
childhood friends and also family telling yo
Unit 2 Online Writing Assignment
1. Define "popcorn hangover.
"Popcorn hangover is a slang term used to refer to that feeling of exhaustion you
get from watching too many movies in one day. It sometimes comes with the
sensation of your eyes being on fire.
Summarize some of the important contributions to the humanities within this
After reading the assignment and watching the video, the theme that I choose is
freedom. what is freedom? some may ask. Freedom is the power or right to act, speak, or
Identify the form of entertainment. How did you "experience" it? Did you attend in
person or watch it online?
Riverdance. Attended when I was a teenager. Chattanooga, TN. Watched videos online
since it has been so long.
Describe the entertainment as it r
Unit 5 Online Writing Assignment
I believe what Sowell is saying that we need to recognize the people that have given their time
and knowledge to help improve the human race whether its by discovering new cures to heal the
sick, creating new methods, or f