Do you agree or disagree with famous people? Prove your position. It is easy to be brave from a safe distance (Aesop). Slow and steady wins the race (Aesop). The gods help them that help themselves (Aesop). The smaller the mind the greater the conceit (Aesop). Union gives strength (Aesop). The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life (Muhammad Ali).
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Questions for discussion: Business comes before pleasure Parents should be sent back to school You’ve got to run very fast to stay where you are A friend in need is a friend indeed Fine words dress ill deeds If a man deceives me once, shame on him, if he deceives me twice, shame on me
Questions for discussion: Think of: 1. the best place you’ve ever been to; 2. the happiest day you’ve ever had; 3. the strongest emotion (either good or bad) you’ve ever felt; 4. the most interesting person you’ve ever met; 5. the most delicious food you’ve ever tried; 6. the most useful thing you’ve ever possessed; 7. the least useful thing you’ve ever bought.
Questions for discussion: Think of advantages and disadvantages of: -being a child/teenager -being an adult -being retired -being a hard worker -being a lazy person -being a boss -being an employee -being a celebrity -being a millionaire -being poor -being religious -being an atheist -being a human being -being an animal -being a man -being a woman -living in the 21st century -living any other time (the one you choose)
Think of advantages and disadvantages of: -being a child/teenager -being an adult -being retired -being a hard worker -being a lazy person -being a boss -being an employee -being a celebrity -being a millionaire -being poor -being religious -being an atheist -being a human being -being an animal -being a man -being a woman -living in the 21st century -living any other time (the one you choose)
What definitions of feminism do you know? What’s your understanding of it? What consequences of feminism can we see nowadays (think of relations, family life, social life, work, politics)? Are they positive or negative? Why? What consequences of feminism may occur in future? Has the idea of feminism made women less feminine? Could you think of the examples when women have even more rights than men? Are women happy about what they finally got or their efforts backfired on them? Would you like to have/ to be –
Questions for discussion: Should people have the following rights and how much should government control them in having these rights? -the right to die (think of euthanasia as a choice of a patient) -the right to kill (think of euthanasia either for pets or for people, abortion, death penalty) -the right to take light drugs, drink alcohol, smoke -the right to bear arms -the right to have children (think of women of different age) -the right to judge other people (think of jury trial) -the right to chose whether to serve your country or not (think of compulsory military service)
Questions for discussions: Does everyone live a unique way, a unique “method of life”? Do things in life differ depending on the “method of life” or will be the same even if we change it? What are the main things you enjoy in life? Are they results or processes? Are people usually aware about the method or pattern of life they live? Do we perceive life through the filters of this very “method of life”? Is the “method of life” or the way to live a life important for how a person enjoys his/her life or for real happiness? What is real happiness?
Questions for discussion: How much leisure is there in your life? Is it enough? Would you like to have more/ less? Why? How do you spend leisure time? Do people of different ages/ nationalities have different ideas of spending leisure time? What are they? Would you like to have only leisure time and no work at all? Can any work be leisure? Have you ever had a hobby? What was/is it? Why did you choose it? Have you heard of unusual hobbies? What are they? Do you know anyone with such hobbies? Can a hobby do people any harm?
Submitted by admin on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 13:05 Questions for discussion: Defining "feelings" and understanding their importance Not knowing what we feel keeps us unaware of what is going on inside The thinking mind and the feeling mind The true language of the subconscious mind: feelings, sensations, emotions, impressions and memories What we resist will persist, but what we can feel we can heal