LISTE de PROBLEMATIQUES d'étude des notions

EXAMPLES OF ISSUES RAISED BY THE DIFFERENT NOTIONS


MYTHS & HEROES

  • The American dream : myth or reality ?
  • Immigration and the myth of the promised land.
  • Fighting against injustice : myth or reality ?
  • How do the media foster the Myth of Beauty ?
  • Heroes and Superheroes : fiction or reality ?
  • Why do people need role-models ?
  • Can sports champions be considered heroes ?
  • Can a star giving his/her money for a cause be considered a hero ?
  • Are volunteers modern day heroes ?
  • Are doctors without borders/reporters without borders modern day heroes ?
  • How did the fight for liberty create heroes ?
  • Fighting for equality : why do we need heroic figures ?
  • Are journalists only looking for scoops or heroically trying to open people's minds ?
  • Are soldiers war heroes or the victims of man's foolish crave for power ?
  • Is the hero the man who fights or the runaway ?
  • Is dying for a cause a heroic deed ?

 

SPACE & EXCHANGE

  • How can school favor exchange ?
  • Where is it better to learn : at home or at school ?
  • How has the Internet changed the limits between public and private lives ?
  • How can social networks favor exchange between people ?
  • How do social networks make people closer or more distant ?
  • Should a robot or a machine be treated as a human being ?
  • Can couch surfing enhance people's exchanges ?
  • How can Art / Street Art unite or divide people ?
  • How can Art be a means of self-expression ?
  • How can Sport unite a nation ?
  • How can public transport (buses/underground/train) be turned into a space of exchange and communication?
  • Is immigration an asset for a country or not ?
  • How can a mixed race child find his/her own identity ?

 

POWER: WHERE & HOW

  • How can the power of money change people's behaviour ?
  • How can words be more powerful than firearms ?
  • How can the power of vote change a nation ?
  • How can humour overcome man's suffering or powerlessness ?
  • How can education become a counterpower ?
  • How can the media influence how people think and act ?
  • How does advertising manipulate people ?
  • How are stereotypes used and controlled by the media ?
  • How far can a government go to protect a nation ?
  • Why do people fight and kill for power ?
  • Colonization : the power of men over men
  • Man's power vs woman's power
  • Being a woman in a man's world
  • The Internet : a new form of power
  • Google : a powerful search engine

 

THE IDEA OF PROGRESS

  • Have mentalities changed or not?
  • Has gay marriage changed people's mentalities or not ?
  • Should forced marriage be considered a positive or negative tradition ?
  • How can education change the way people think and act ?
  • How can education change the world ?
  • How can new technologies improve the way people live ?
  • Should "acting green" be a duty or not ?
  • Can we consider the Internet a progress or not ?
  • How can social networks change the way people communicate ?
  • Traditional schooling vs E-learning : which one is better ?
  • What if Robots took control of the planet ?
  • Should Man be afraid of AI ?
  • Can we consider PGD/designer babies/saviour siblings a progress or not ?
  • How far can man progress in science ?

 

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par YANNICK GUILLET le 10 mars 2016 à 10:12

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