Equal Potential Equals Equal Treatment
How do we measure the worth of a life? Can we kill healthy or sick people for their organs?
Should the life of every person be given the same valued? The hardest part of answering this
question is defining a human. T
Determinism: Important or Not?
I had a period of depression during middle school when I began to contemplate about order
and predictability within our world. Through experience, I found that my predictions of the
future were not always accurate. I started
TOK Journal #5: Imagination as a WOK
Monday, January 21st, 2013
When we ask questions on how to go about solving a problem, teachers often reply
with: "use your imagination." This prompts us to use our creativity to figure out the
answer ourselves. In res
Does Death Ruin the Experience?
Should the knowledge of death make life meaningless or all the more important?
It was difficult to accept that everyone will die one day but it was irrational to assume that we
will live forever. I can see why we would want
Theory of Knowledge Essay
7. The vocabulary we have does more than communicate our knowledge; it
shapes what we can know. Evaluate this claim with reference to different
areas of knowledge.
Our vocabulary is indubitably tied to how we co
Does Every Human Life have Equal Moral Value?
Merriam-Webster defines immortal as exempt from oblivion, and immortality as unending
existence. I was thinking about this recently, while on a long streetcar ride to get home, and embarked
on a frenzy of flip
TOK Journal # 4
When do we cease to be ourselves?
Friday, January 11th, 2013
What defines us? How do we differ from others?
I get a sense of identity when I look in a mirror. This sense is completely different if I am
given an image of me from years ago.
What does it mean to conform and why do people do it?
Conformity whether we like it or not seems to be everywhere we look. Societies or social
groups - ranging in size from all of humanity to a group of friends - all seem to have a set of matching
What is Art?
Often, works of art are intended to be beautiful
How do philosophers view art?
o A work of art is a result of a search for deeper values
The artist creates, and with his creation, he gives us a representation of the
o viewed art as rep
Subtle difference between Pessimism and Optimism
I know that space and time are intrinsically linked and the combination of both provide us
with possibility. But I tend to separate space-time and think of space as a medium for infinite
possibilities. My t