World Cultures Daily Questions
|9/6||How can understanding the social sciences help us examine important cultural issues?|
|9/7||How does a psychologist view the healing process of the nation?|
|9/8||How can we find "common humanity" in our diverse world?|
|9/11|| How can psychological needs cross cultural boundaries?
What concepts can contribute to our understanding of other cultures?
|9/13||How can our understanding of material and non-material cultures help us expand our appreciation of societies?|
|9/14|| How can the media shape our opinians about other human beiengs?
How can the interpretation of maps, charts, and graphs help us understand global concepts?
|9/19|| How can we make real life projections from statistical information?
How can we find "common humanity" in faceless others?
|9/21||How can geographical features impact the potential for continent's success?|
|9/22|| How do current issues reflect important cultural concepts?
What early kingdoms existed in African culture? How can we transfer into schematic ways.
|9/25|| What early kingdoms developed in Africa?
How did Europeans colonize Africa?
|9/26||What allowed the Europeans to conquer Africa with ease?|
|9/27||How does the history of South Africa reflect the elements of colonialism?|
|9/28|| How does Hollywood portray the issue of apartheid?
What human truths can we develop from watching films?
|10/3||What "truths" can we derive from "Cry Freedom"?|
|10/4||How does a South African view American's racial policies?|
|10/5||Never Again: What determines a genocide? The Hutu/Tutsi massacre? "The triumph of evil" - when good men do nothing|
|10/9|| How do the people of Rwanda deal with the "genocide" of 1994?
What conflicts exist in Nigeria?
|10/10||What realities prevent African nations from political and economic development?|
|10/11||The truth...whole truth...and nothing but the truth?? So help us... Mr. Textbook?|
|10/12||What wars and conflicts continue to hinder progress in Africa?|
|10/16||What geographic features make life in the Middle East difficult?|
|10/17||How can we solve for the unknown? [((limited land + limited resources)/ethnic hatred)+religious differences)*outside intervention ??|
|10/18||How does Arab cultures view traditional western ideals?|
|10/19||Today's question really reflects upon the penultimate answer. Confused? I hope so?|
|10/20||What similarities and differences exist in three major Middle East religions?|
|10/24||How did Fundamentalism impact life in Taliban ruled Afghanistan? "A movement marked by rigid adherence to basic principles?"|
|10/25||What creates bitterness in the Middle East?|
|10/26||What long lasting issues prevent a peaceful resolution ton the Middle East crisis?|
|10/31||Why do Middle East peace plans generally fail?|
|11/1||What does it mean to "bear witness?"|
|11/3||What modern issues shape Middle East politics?|
|11/8||How can we use concrete and abstract ideas to asses your knowledge of the Middle East?|
|11/13||What geographic features shape the culture of South Africa?|
|11/15||What invasions and empires have shaped the culture of Islam?|
|11/16||How does the teachings of Hindu influence the culture of India?|
|11/17||What role does the monsoon play in Indian society?|
|11/27||What truths can we discover where easter and western culture meet?|
|11/28||How does the true beauty of Indian culture rise above the demands of poverty?|
|11/30||What "truths" cab we develop from "The City of Joy"?|
|12/4||What characteristics define a charismatic leader?|
|12/5||What political changes took place in India after Nehru?|
|12/6||What "truths" did Buddha bring to your world?|
|12/7||What problems continue to impact the "development" of India?|
|12/8||What creates the tension between Pakistan and India in the Kashmir?|
|12/13||What geographical features influence life in China?|
|12/14|| What do we know about our relationship with China?
What impact do creation theories have on social norms and behaviors?
|12/19||What "relationships" exist in traditional Chinese culture?|
|12/20||How do the teachings of Daoism and Confucian shape Chinese society?|
|12/21||How did the "dynastic cycle" influence Chinese culture?|
|12/22||What events caused the Communist revolution in China?|
|1/3||How has China grown as an economic force?|
|1/4||The contrast of old and new - how has China changed since Mao?|
|1/9|| How does geography influence Japanese society?
How can the Chinese creation theory explain social behavior?
|1/11|| What vestiges of Feudal Japan exist today?
What impact does the teaching of Shinto have on Japanese society?
|1/16|| How doe the Japanese adapt other culture's ideas?
Does North Korea belong in the "axis of evil?"