TOK Journal #4: the Importance of Analogies
Her vocabulary was as bad as, like, whatever.
From the attic came an unearthly howl. The whole scene had an eerie, surreal quality, like when
youre on vacation in another city and Jeopardy comes on at 7:00 p.m.
Title 5: "That which can be asserted without evidence can be
dismissed without evidence." (Christopher Hitchens). Do you agree?
This quote was used by Christopher Hitchens with reference to religion.1 It was taken
from his book titled God Is Not
TOK Journal #3: How do we define pornography?
Like many definitions in philosophy, the term pornography is as elusive and hard to define as
it is loaded. Unlike the many terms which we are content to leave undefined, however, in a societal
context it is n
WOK: how do we use reason to lead to us wanting to help these
(Utilitarianism) David Bennett
Will the utilitarian point of view (which uses reason) support the use of child labor?
The utilitarian seeks to find the maximum happiness for the great
Introduce companies that are notoriously known for using
Victorias Secret uses fair trade cotton. Many fair trade farms grow fair trade cotton
using child labor. Th
What is child labour
2. Example of child labour
3. Perspective of Child labour (Anthony)
3.1 When is it right?
3.2 When is it wrong?
3.3 Can we know when it is wrong?
3.4 To what extent can we know if child labour is wrong?
4. Is our capitalist society re
With less harmful forms of child labor, households can be encouraged to decrease the work
load gradually. Wage employment away from the home, on the other hand, has a greater
potential for exploitation and abuse. For example, domestic servants are often i
Subjectivity in History: The Challenge Faced by the Study of Past
When doing my research for my Extended Essay, I examined a fair amount of historical
sources. One could find, within these sources, several different interpretations of past events -
Why Tinkebells Dead Animals dont constitute as Art
How Ethics effect our definition of art.
According to what Marta and I found to be the conventional definition of art,
Tinkebells creations should be considered art. Despite this, thousands of critics,
The employers benefit in this case and this is in line with the Altruism theory states
that an action is considered morally right if the outcome of the action is favorable to
every person except the person performing the action.
The Taboo of Questioning Religion
I find myself continually surrounded by people who constantly tend to shy away from
controversy. Whether it's because they don't feel they are well informed enough on a topic, or that they
don't feel comfortable discussin