Socrates: Hello John, do you accept the idea, based on modern science that the Earth is approximately
4.5 billion years old?
John: No, I do not.
Socrates: What do you believe, then?
John: I believe the Earth was created in six days, and therefore must be
Week 1- Assignment 2 Discussion Questions
1. Describe whether the following study would most likely be observational or
experimental, and why it would be so.
* Researchers test two different blood pressure medicines to determine effectivene
Address the following in a three-page paper:
1. Identify some of the features and values you associate with a just society. For example,
does it include access to quality education, basic healthcare, and housing? How involved
should the national governmen
Although societal views have changed drastically in the last 100 years, women and gay,
lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender (GLBT) individuals remain linked by their shared status as
subordinate groups in America. Traditionally considered the weaker sex,
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they
are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life,
Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness (Jefferson et al., 1776,). These words, writte
Deeply ingrained in the consciousness of a human being, down below the levels
of logic and reason, we find what is known as a moral code. This code defines in each
of us, our own unique set of values and ethics, guiding our choices like a software
In the year 2013, after being absent from the academic scene for over 14 long years, I
made the decision to go back to school. I had experienced what some might call, an awakening
a moment, or an interconnected series of moments, in which I detected a pa
"This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill - the
story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red
pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-h
There are no facts, only interpretations of facts (Nietzsche & Kaufmann, 1954, p. 458).
Those are the immortal words of controversial author/philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, as he
pondered the concept of truth in modern society. Upon hearing that quote, o
Running head: WHO AM I?
Who Am I?
WHO AM I?
Who Am I?
Two philosophical approaches on self are described as the avocado or the essential view
and the artichoke the protean view. These are categorized according to the wa