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Jack Westin: CARS Course Practice Reading

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  1. Toluene

    Toluene 2+ Year Member

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    Week 2, Post 2

    Matisse's Colour (JW)
    MIP: Colour = dominant

    Priestly Families (JW)
    MIP: Training = shared

    Richter (JW)
    MIP: Richter = good at Schubert, Tempo = slow

    Chapter 2 Practice Passage 1 (TPR CARS Review)
    MIP: Village + state = connected, registration = hard

    Chapter 2 Practice Passage 2 (TPR CARS Review)
    MIP: Many people = innumerate + personalize
     
  2. Toluene

    Toluene 2+ Year Member

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    Exercise 2: MAPS Exercise (TPR CARS Review)
    MIP: No evidence for black = advance

    Exercise 3: Putting it All Together (TPR CARS Review)
    MIP: Freedom = fragile without democracy

    Bernard Lewis (JW)
    MIP: Lewis = great + unique

    History vs Literature (JW)
    MIP: History > fiction because realistic + interesting

    Misperceptions (JW)
    MIP: Misperceptions = innumeracy + distrust information
     
  3. silverlinings0618

    silverlinings0618 2+ Year Member

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    1. JW “Matisse’s Color”

    MIP: Matisse’s dominant, expressive coloring style creates a sensuous pleasure despite of his fancy, mistakenly distorted taste.


    2. JW “Priestly Families”

    MIP: Basic trainings are inherently shared among priests.


    3. JW “History vs. Literature”

    MIP: With the declining demand of literature, historians are responsible for telling human stories.


    4. JW “Fredge”

    MIP: The philosopher Fredge, though unknown to others, receives much admiration from Wiggs and Russel for his analytical work and dedication to the truth.


    5. JW “IQ Test”

    MIP: Contrary to the argument about the validity of IQ test in scoring a person, the author believes that IQ test scores are useful in many aspects.
     
  4. Katharine25

    Katharine25 2+ Year Member

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    1. EK 101, Passage I (pg. 18)
    MIP: ethical obligation = animal testing / cannot determine pain based on empathy; based on culture

    2. EK 101, Passage II (pg. 20)
    MIP: need assistance from allies; declaration=observation of American side

    3. EK 101, Passage III (pg. 22)
    MIP: Marijuana = serious problems + addiction; question= people with problems use drugs?

    4. EK 101, Passage IV (pg. 24)
    MIP: medical spending = "decline"; New York state will have to make up for it

    5. EK 101, Passage V (pg. 26)
    MIP: Greek justices= active in politics + community

     
  5. aspiringdoctor_01

    aspiringdoctor_01

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    1. What songbirds could teach us about constructive tweeting

    Culture=understand through birdsongs. Social force dictates culture. Birdsong: abnormal -> normal to avoid deviance

    2. Democracy is like fun

    Democracy= shape life. Paradox: pursue too hard=backfire

    3. Universe in a bubble

    Cosmology=distance of supernova measured -> idea of studying universe expansion

    4. Life in circadian:

    Circadian clock= boss. Control every aspect of life


    5. Matisse’s color : JW

    Matisse= pure color=main factor of painting
     
  6. aspiringdoctor_01

    aspiringdoctor_01

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    1. Physics art: JW

    Symmetry= universe: art, body, nature. Einstein and other researchers= help understand symmetry

    2. History vs Literature: JW

    Fiction= declined. History replaced it= more interesting and real

    3. Priestly families: JW

    Priesthood=same core in different religious sects. Pass down in family. Now evolves due to many schools and practices.

    4. Master Class: NY Review of books:

    Hardwick= literature professor with unique teaching style and a fervent love for literature

    5. Whitman and the American Revelation

    Turpin discovered Whitman’s long forgotten writings. Short biography and career of Whitman.
     
  7. Calgrad17

    Calgrad17

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    Week II, Post 4

    "History vs. Literature." (JW)
    MIP: History on rise; His tells man's role in soc

    "Shirly." (NextStep - PA 9)
    MIP: erotic love = industrial (Louis's metaphors)

    "SFB." (NextStep - PA 1)
    MIP: SFB's unique = unif. body type

    "German Empire." (NextStep - PA 2)
    MIP: Ger emp = not long but shaped Europe + interior conseq.

    "Anthroposophy." (NextStep - PA 3)
    MIP: Steiner's Anthrop = def. + crit. with overtalked points
     
  8. Dadonj8

    Dadonj8

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    Week 2, Post 2 10/9

    1. “UN Activity on human rights” (Kaplan)

    MIP: UN human Rts activity = long-term approach, to impact violators of human Rts, it must shift to short-term approaches in state socialization and with with-holding legitimization.

    2. “Puppet” (Kaplan)
    MIP: Puppet making = represent humans/animals in a life-like/realistic art form.

    3. “Golf in Scotland” (Kaplan)

    MIP: The modernization of Golf and its equipment in Scotland (Mary Queen).

    4. “History vs. Literature” (JW)

    MIP: Fiction novels decline due to man’s distorted reality + history replaces lit w/balanced human story.

    5. “Deconstructionism and Literature” (Khan Academy)
    MIP: Deconstructionism when applied to lit led to misunderstandings of the reality that Writing is creativity (Sartre).
     
  9. Katharine25

    Katharine25 2+ Year Member

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    1. EK 101, Exam 1-Passage VI
    MIP: The fate of Japan's Democracy is unclear. Americans believe that the Emperor is at fault and Japan's militarily needs to be restricted.

    2. EK 101, Exam 1- Passage VII
    MIP: Active learning and spaced repetition makes learning more effective.

    3. EK 101, Exam 2, Passage I
    MIP: Determining right and wrong requires moral judgement and there are a lot of gray areas.

    4. EK 101, Exam 2, Passage II
    MIP: When conducting an experiment to study industrial melanism, several wrong assumptions were made that led to misleading conclusions.

    5. EK 101, Exam 2, Passage III
    MIP: Throughout history, the language of the law was purposefully not to be understood by common people.
     
  10. Katharine25

    Katharine25 2+ Year Member

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    1. EK 101, Exam 2, Passage IV
    MIP: First impressions are important; There needs to be a balance of characteristics to fit the "needs" of the situation/environment.

    2. EK 101, Exam 2, Passage V
    MIP: There are different styles of communication and while no style is correct, we respond better to those who speak in our own style.

    3. EK 101, Exam 2, Passage VI
    MIP: There are different filming techniques, such as angles, optics, and perspectives that influence the audience.

    4. EK 101, Exam 2, Passage VII
    MIP: The "axes" music theory is a poor judgement of the effectiveness of music. Emotion and technology influence the effectiveness of music.

    5. JW, Moral Perception
    MIP: Moral perception is important and is different from the concept of moral judgement.
     
  11. bx818

    bx818

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    Next step 108 passages: Exam 3 passage 6

    MIP: Tweed is the most corrupted official in US and he exert his influence by appointing numerous city boards and commissions. His most corrupted project is building Courthouse. He was brought about down fall by Nast’s cartoon.

    Next step 108 passages: Exam 3 passage 8

    MIP: Contrary to the binary relationship individual and group from traditional depictions, Dickens emphasize the permeability and interaction between individual and community.

    JW: Moral perception

    MIP: Moral perception is important and it occurs prior to moral judgement although sometimes the boundary isn’t clear.

    JW: Sample passage

    MIP: Photographs keep experience and severs several functions. They are more memorable than TV.

    JW: Ethical Consumerism

    MIP: Ethical consumer is irritating and people are not innate unethical, since they don’t compared themselves to the outstanding ethical persons.
     
  12. Dadonj8

    Dadonj8

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    1. “Legalizing Gambling” (Kaplan)
    MIP: High quality research is needed to determine if legal gambling promotes economic benefits or if it results in social costs/addition.

    2. “European Stain Glass Windows” (Kaplan)
    MIP: Euro. Stain glass windows face pollution + natural stress/ protect. Soln’s = double glaze + climate control, costly

    3. “Spirit of Party” (Kaplan)
    MIP: Spirit of party = dangerous, pple should discourage it b/c it leads to foreign corruption + can consume.

    4. “Does Free Will Exist?” (Khan Academy)
    MIP: Scientific data = supports exist. Of free will (Dennett) + Quan. Mech can’t explain free will like neurobio/psych (AO).

    5. “Designing Courthouses” (Khan Academy)
    MIP: Courthouse design features affect indiv. emotion/mood + causes neg outlooks of conviction poss.
     
  13. dr.pepperr

    dr.pepperr

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    1. The most of Anthony Burgess

    MI= Burgess=received criticisim after death; work still survived
     
  14. darkeon

    darkeon 2+ Year Member

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    Religious extremism great advertisement for atheism <https://www.metroplexatheists.org/Portals/1/Newsletters/2006-03.pdf>
    MIP: extremists make religion look bad ; states must empower free speech

    Marriage Crisis: Ripping up the Constitution behind closed doors <https://www.metroplexatheists.org/Portals/1/Newsletters/2006-05.pdf>
    MIP: amendment meant to get voters only

    First the ‘vagina’, now the ‘scrotum’ <https://www.metroplexatheists.org/Portals/1/Newsletters/2007-03.pdf>
    MIP: censorship bad for education

    Do most atheists become non–believers because they have experienced some trauma in their life where their prayers to God didn't help them? <https://www.metroplexatheists.org/Portals/1/Newsletters/2007-07.pdf>
    MIP: Double-standard. trauma = belief

    Why Canada did not get Alaska <https://www.metroplexatheists.org/Portals/1/Newsletters/2007-09.pdf>
    MIP: punishment for Civil War meddle
     
  15. aspiringdoctor_01

    aspiringdoctor_01

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    1. Why women stray:

    Mating with a different partner= infidelity -> divorce

    Mate-switching(AU): increases gain from mate and avoid challenges

    2. Moral perception :JW

    Moral perception=theory and decision making

    Judgment comes after perception and different

    3. How doctor’s biases lead to unfair and unsound medical triage

    Healthcare inequalities root from rationing in drug, treatment, dr biases. Hard to resolve

    4. The battlefield is dead

    Battlefield changing face due to improved weaponry and war space

    5. The most of Anthony Burgess

    Burgess’ writing is remembered, unique: no one specific great book but together make a great collection of literature.
     
  16. Toluene

    Toluene 2+ Year Member

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    Misperceptions (JW)
    MIP: Misperceptions = innumerate + distrust information

    Artifacts (JW)
    MIP: Artifacts = sacred + more than art

    Pocahontas (JW)
    MIP: Pocahontas = used for peace

    Chapter 3 Practice Passage 1 (TPR CARS Review)
    MIP: College = unremarkable + not curious

    Chapter 3 Practice Passage 2 (TPR CARS Review)
    MIP: Cultural studies = engaging
     
  17. Calgrad17

    Calgrad17

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    Week II, Post 5

    "Moral Perception." (JW)
    MIP: Moral perception =/= moral judgment; moral percept = ID situation; moral judg = apply rules

    Vol. II, PA #11 (AAMC)
    MIP: new views can = research trad; some old views = unchange + inconsis w/ laws

    "Veronese." (JW)
    MIP: Author emphasizes visual not Iconography

    "Velikovsky." (JW)
    MIP: V's controv. cosmic catast theory; evidence in records; Author = mixed

    "Bradbury." (JW)
    MIP: B = loved writer + influence of immort.; author = positive
     
  18. g-nocks

    g-nocks

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    JW Confucion Living
    MIP: Confucious=individuals not central=suicide ultimate worth

    TPR Passage 12
    MIP: No laws=better (AO)

    TPR Passage 13
    MIP: Mexican theatre=flexible. LA and SA=Mexican theatre

    TPR Passage 14
    Kracaeu=realism, not edited. Author thinks he underestimates flexibility of viewers

    TPR Passage 15
    Poverty=cause of teenage pregnancy, rich=less teenage pregnancy
     
  19. silverlinings0618

    silverlinings0618 2+ Year Member

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    1. JW “Moral Perception”

    MIP : Moral perception is before and beyond the realm of moral judgment


    2. JW “Face History”

    MIP: People think historical novelists always tell the truth, yet the accurate details encompass their biases from their period


    3. JW “Teenage Risk”

    MIP: Adolescents’ brain and teenagers’ are special and emotionally aroused to both bad and good risks/influences, so it’s important to appreciate their development period and motivate them to explore opportunities.


    4. JW “Scientists”

    MIP: The author stresses the importance of building confidence in and personal development in scientific research by working hard and expanding learning


    5. JW “Heilmann”

    MIP: Heilmann’s paintings are imperfect, yet appreciated by the author and her art is her own work.
     
  20. NQL52

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    JW, Ethics, Moral Perception
    MIP: Moral perception and moral judgment are not the same. Moral perception is identifying a situation in need of moral decisions. Moral judgment bridges the rule and the situation to take a proper action.

    JW, Philosophy, Confucian Living
    MIP: Westerners consider individualism as of highest value. But, Conficus finds the highest value not in individual, but in the manner which an individual live his or her life.

    AAMC vol 2 psg 14
    MIP: Tv shapes reality. TV has no specific language.

    JW, psychology
    MIP: Children from a very early age can tell what is unfair and they will pay a personal price to intervene an unfair situation. Children as young as six knows what is unfair, even though they are biased towards the members in their own group. BY age eight, they become less biased. Study by Jordan and Warneken shows this to be true.

    NS2 Psg 9, Art
    MIP: Performance art is about being present with the audience. Every element of P.art is real. Audience participates in it as much as the performer does.
     
  21. Katharine25

    Katharine25 2+ Year Member

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    1. EK, Exam 3, Passage II
    MIP: The main idea describes the different aspects of the founder vs trustees relationship; gave various situations and the appropriate actions.

    2. EK, Exam 3, Passage III
    MIP: Freud is often criticized for his theories regarding the sublimation of women. His theories are not valid and often irrelevant.

    3. EK, Exam 3, Passage IV
    MIP: Joining pieces of wood together is difficult due to its expansion and contraction; two techniques to join wood

    4. EK, Exam 3, Passage V
    MIP: The American people should decide who is president, not the electoral college.

    5. JW, Confucian Living
    MIP: Confucius vs. Westerners thoughts on concept of self; Confucius emphasizes the importance of self-sacrifice.
     
  22. aspiringdoctor_01

    aspiringdoctor_01

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    1. Updated brain map identities nearly 100 new regions NY Times

    Brain mapping: better technology leads to discovery of unknown regions. Learn more about cognitive and neuro diseases.

    2. Confucian living: Confucius: way of life > life. Clashed with Western individualism but reconcile through explanation.

    3. Princeton Review: CARS workbook 2015

    Stocks sold by businesses are usually public. Public= stricter law, risky

    4. Princeton Review: CARS workbook 2015

    Sleep= human evolution. There is an unknown important role of sleep

    5. Princeton Review: CARS workbook 2015

    About concept of self. Philosophy embraces seeking knowledge and go beyond self.
     
  23. bx818

    bx818

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    JW: Disabled independence

    MIP: The concept of adulthood is not well defined. The providers focus on the independence of the intellectuals, whereas parents focus on the safety of their children. The author suggests a balance would help solve the conflict.

    Next step 108 passages: Exam 3 passage 9

    MIP: Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty is an example of “earthworks”, which demonstrates creating art for natural landscapes. However, there is a debate about whether it is against Robert’s will to preserve the Spiral Jetty.

    Next step 108 passages: Exam 4 passage 1

    MIP: The theory and reality about finding and treating LTBI is discrepant. The success of prevention depends on balancing finding and accurately diagnosing LTBI, determine urgency of treatment and completing treatment.

    Next step 108 passages: Exam 4 passage 2

    MIP: Alvin Ailey’s “Revelation” is a masterpiece and contains “blood memories”. The three sections features burden of life, baptism and transformation for better, and joyous relief respectively. Alvin consider African American culture as treasure and his company is also multiracial.

    Next step 108 passages: Exam 4 passage 3

    MIP: One of sovereign’s duty is to ensure justice, and the expense is different at different times. In hunters society, the need to have civil magistrate is not high since the properties only takes couple of days and the intention to hurt people is low. However, in societies with more properties, it is necessary to have civil magistrate.
     
  24. silverlinings0618

    silverlinings0618 2+ Year Member

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    1. JW “Woobly”

    MIP: Body and mind are connected, and thus physical stability affects the state of the relationship stability


    2. JW “ Morality Argument”

    MIP: Morality strengthens opinion, and thus make people hold on to and act on them; and it’s also easy to lead people to attach morality to their point of view


    3. JW “Listening”

    MIP: Listening to language has more benefits than language acquisition, increases cognition and social communication in infants.


    4. JW “Confusion Living”

    MIP: Westerners focus on self-sacrifice as happiness, freedom, and rationality, while Confucianism views life and death is what matter


    5. JW “Disabled Independence”

    MIP: The definition of emerging adulthood is not clear and support service processes are overlooked, and thus it’s important for intellectually disabled children to receive the balance of independence from support services and safety from their parents.
     
  25. aspiringdoctor_01

    aspiringdoctor_01

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    1. Disabled Independence: JW

    Contention made that people with disabled intellect should be treated as an adult with independence. Parents disagree because of safety. Define adulthood is hard

    2. Madras observatory: from Jesuit cooperation to British rule

    Observatory in India = scientific knowledge and gateway for exchange of knowledge between Eastern and Western. Later, turned into a watch guard by the colonists.

    3. The death of languages

    Death of language =feeling is subjective

    4. Walden wasn’t Thoreau’s masterpiece

    Thoreau= focus on journaling daily observation and mesh science and poetry together

    5. The little known friendships of iconic women writers

    Female writers are not loners. Like Jane Austen, her friend who discussed literature with was a family governess.
     
  26. darkeon

    darkeon 2+ Year Member

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    Editorial: White feminism excludes marginalized women <https://theithacan.org/opinion/editorial-white-feminism-excludes-marginalized-women/>
    MIP: movement not effective if not inclusive of minority groups

    Science cannot be partisan <https://theithacan.org/columns/science-cannot-be-partisan/>
    MIP: liberals cannot use science for their agenda ; republicans must accept science.

    Letter to the Editor: Aging studies is undervalued <https://theithacan.org/opinion/letter-to-the-editor-aging-studies-at-the-college/>
    MIP: gerontology = society growth

    Persuasion, not Provocation <https://theithacan.org/columns/persuasion-not-provocation/>
    MIP: party bashing = no changes possible

    Free Speech is Vital <https://theithacan.org/columns/free-speech-is-vital/>
    MIP: everyone has right to express
     
  27. dr.pepperr

    dr.pepperr

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    1. THE LITTLE-KNOWN FRIENDSHIPS OF ICONIC WOMEN WRITERS
    MI= literary friendships=good; Austen=diff friend

    2.
    Walden Wasn’t Thoreau’s Masterpiece
    MI= journal=real masterpiece; one with nature
     
  28. bx818

    bx818

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    1. JW, History VS literature

    MIP: With human beings’ increase disillusion, novel is in decline. Part of the reason is recent history.

    2. JW, Priestly Families

    MIP: The priests of Indo-iranian period shared a basic training. The priesthood was attached to the family and priestly class had less rigid barriers. The position and character of priesthood were complicated and their learning organization were mostly unknown.

    3. JW, Matisse’s Color

    MIP: Matisse’s greatness has been recognized but not fully understand. His work represent a steady development toward his aim by using pure color. His narrowness saved and help him.

    4. JW, Physics Art

    MIP: Symmetry is prevalent in science and nature, and it has application in art as exemplified by Gerstner’s applying group theory to art.

    5. JW: Confucian Living

    MIP: Westerners’ human nature focuses on individuals, while Confucius focuses on cultivating traits and other tasks. Westerner’s self-sacrifice contradicts their individualism and Confucius has a different opinion toward self-sacrifice.
     
  29. silverlinings0618

    silverlinings0618 2+ Year Member

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    1. JW “Social photography”

    MIP: Photographs can have 2 messages: denotation-the picture presents itself, and connotation-the other analogies depicted by the public


    2. JW “Confuisonism”

    MIP: Confucianism, rooted in the Chinese history over generations, states that parents provide their offspring with resources and in return offspring follow their preferences, especially in mating behaviors; thus Confucian men prefer chasity, resulting in the lowest conflict


    3. JW “Examined lives”

    MIP: Unexamined lives of many great philosophers distort and contradict their philosophical values and stories, which are actually not amazing and


    4. JW “Keats Grave”

    MIP: People are protective of and show respect to Roman poets, such as Keats, despite of his lack of poets in Rome; people even remodeled the cemetery and artists exhibited the view of the cemetery


    5. JW “Neurohumanities”

    MIP: Neurohumanities saves liberal arts from falling behind, increases the chance of funding, attracts media, has credibility, and motivates many universities to establish the neuroscience centers
     
  30. Calgrad17

    Calgrad17

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    Week 3, Post 1:

    "Social Photography." (JW)
    MIP: photo message = image + other meanings within

    "Pap Smear." (NextStep - PA 8)
    MIP: Frequent testing = not rec.; author = negative

    "Chicano Movement." (NextStep - PA 9)
    MIP: Chicano movement = gender + identity

    "Spong." (NextStep - PA 1)
    MIP: Spong's books = bold reforms; thoughts on Christianity ideals

    "Cooking Culture." (NextStep - PA 4)
    MIP: Cook culture has many influences = internal + external
     
  31. aspiringdoctor_01

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    1. THE PROBLEM OF PHILOSOPHY: TPR

    Self concept and not-self are in the mind= want fairness and contemplative thought

    2. THE CHEMICAL FEAST: TPR

    Cyclamate passed by FDA even =cancer and danger

    3. DESCHOOLING SOCIETY: TPR

    Education cost is rising. Obligatory years in school depend on being rich or poor

    4. A SHORTER HISTORY OF SCIENCE: TPR

    God images and heaven= product of philosophers

    5. THE COPERNICAN REVOLUTION: TPR

    Aristotle: observation and texts are important and required more attention from Western countries
     
  32. Calgrad17

    Calgrad17

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    Week 3, Post 2:

    "Picasso's Style." (JW)
    MIP: P taken too seriously; P = improvisor; takes fragments-->make new

    "Consciousness Creep." (Aeon)
    MIP: Conscious = unknown; machine = diff from us + uncontrollable; author = cautious

    "Are New York Taxis such a Bad Investment?" (The New Yorker)
    MIP: Taxi market = dec + not dead; medallion = reasonable invest.

    "Before You can be with Others, First Learn to be Alone." (Aeon)
    MIP: solitude = important + imagination

    "At the Ashmolean." (by Charles Hope - London Review of Books)
    MIP: Raphael = most influential; R's importance of drawing; author = positive
     
  33. Calgrad17

    Calgrad17

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    Week 3, Post 3:

    "Modern Inventing." (JW)
    MIP: Science/inventing = important

    "Babadook." (NextStep - PA 5)
    MIP: Kent explores different Babadook horror elements

    "Tweed." (NextStep - PA 6)
    MIP: Tweed = most corrupt; major fraud

    "Dreams." (NextStep - PA 8)
    MIP: Interpretation of dreams

    "Milgram's Experiment." (NextStep - PA 1)
    MIP: Key to obedience = social identification; Milgram explanation = wrong
     
  34. Katharine25

    Katharine25 2+ Year Member

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    1. JW, Disabled Independence
    MIP: Adulthood is not clearly defined; Need to address independence for intellectually disabled.

    2. JW, Social Photography
    MIP: Photographs have two main messages: connotations (what society thinks) and denotation (actual message).

    3. JW, Picasso's Style
    MIP: Picasso taken too seriously by a variety of people. Picasso = improvisor + oversimplifies (AO)

    4. JW, Modern Invention
    MIP: Men created a way of invention and it was only more recently, that society has changed its thoughts on science (disinterested).

    5. JW, Musicians Need Philosophy
    MIP: Philosophy is important to musicians but modern musicians are not using it appropriately.
     
  35. Toluene

    Toluene 2+ Year Member

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    Confucian Living (JW)
    MIP: Confucian self =/= important + incoherent with individualism

    Disabled Independence (JW)
    MIP: Adulthood needs redefining + between independence and safety

    Passage 15 (TPR ICC)
    MIP: Researchers control outcome

    Passage 16 (TPR ICC)
    MIP: Art = conventions, biography = bad

    Passage 17 (TPR ICC)
    MIP: American Heritage = Historians writing for public = good
     
  36. aspiringdoctor_01

    aspiringdoctor_01

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    1. Picasso’s style: JW

    Picasso’s works should not be taken seriously. But style= in chaos and there is message and meaning

    2. Social photography: JW

    Photograph= not just analog of reality but contain message-connotation and denotation

    3. Ali Smith’s Goldsmiths Prize lecture: The novel in the age of Trump

    Novel language is time dependent. Trump and Stein use language different

    4. Consolation prizes

    Outcome of US election of Trump: predicted by books and historians

    5. What Allan Bloom got right

    Today’s education: obsessed with opened closeness-> nihilism and elitism. Truth(Bloom) ignore but accurate
     
  37. Katharine25

    Katharine25 2+ Year Member

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    Week 3, Post 2

    1. EK 101, Exam 3, Passage VI
    MIP: Book signing can be difficult for a first-time author; requires strategic promotion strategies to make the most money.

    2. EK 101, Exam 3, Passage VII
    MIP: There are several motivating factors to pursue war; to refuse is to face confrontation.

    3. EK 101, Exam 4, Passage 1
    MIP: There are ways to decrease young peoples' conflicts by incorporating school and community leaders in peaceful approaches.

    4. EK 101, Exam 4, Passage II
    MIP: Integrity = moral and sound character; social demise/destruction when loose integrity

    5. EK 101, Exam 4, Passage III
    MIP: Methods to decrease perspiration + research studies that help lower sweat
     
  38. bx818

    bx818

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    Week 3, post 1

    JW: Social Photography

    MIP: Photography has both denoted and connoted meanings.

    JW: Picasso’s Style

    MIP: Picasso suffers from being taken too seriously. He might be an improviser and his greatest comes from his irrepressible passion to demonstrate us the new ideas, values and ways.

    JW: Modern Invention

    MIP: Although scientific thoughts began in ancient times, it is only till 300 years ago that we began to seriously active acquire science. Scientific inventions affect civilization and acquiring data is disinterested.

    JW: Reflective art

    MIP: Robert Bresson is a master of reflective art, which postpones easy gratification. The reason why Bresson wishes distance is to affront the mystery of human action and human heart.

    Next step 108 passages: Exam 2 passage 9

    MIP: Picasso and Matisse are usually paired together. Matisse’s success originates from his great sensibility an picasso’s success is from his inventive minds.
     
  39. Katharine25

    Katharine25 2+ Year Member

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    Week 3, Post 3

    1. EK 101, Exam 4, Passage IV
    MIP: Ways to promote the "anti-agenda" and illusion and lies=emphasis

    2. EK 101, Exam 4, Passage V
    MIP: While older materials work in cold weather, the newer synthetic materials have greater advantages to adapting to the environment.

    3. EK 101, Exam 4, Passage VI
    MIP: Polish Horse is an example of forgery gone too far; right to be deattributed.

    4. EK 101, Exam 4, Passage VII
    MIP: Sexual orientation is difficult to define.

    5. EK 101, Exam 5, Passage I
    MIP: There is expanded interest in modern music--> better understanding.
     
  40. silverlinings0618

    silverlinings0618 2+ Year Member

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    SND Week 3 post 1


    1. JW “Melody”

    MIP: It’s not easy to screen out messages via music cause of its easy-to-remember melody and thus affects the mind and behavior; music and language are similar and share the same basic brain resource yet music is more powerful cause people cannot use music to lie.


    2. JW “Academic Publishing”

    MIP: The transformation of the academic publishing by the web is doomed due to different factors, and thus professional societies should be delegated responsibilities and publishers should attract authors with incentives; this new solution would reduce the cost, increase accessibility, create transparent uni. Evaluation, help academic control research and better understand the peer review.


    3. JW “Picasso’s style ”

    MIP: Picasso’s drawings, compared to other artists, are not profound and taken too seriously; his art works are famous because of his ability to improvise new ideas out of debris and brutality.


    4. JW “Lost Literature”

    MIP: The author is interested in literature of the Medieval period and asserts the need to learn about sources of literature, but also believes that exploration is great in learning more about what could have been lost in literature.


    5. JW “Modern Invention”

    MIP: The active pursuit of science didn’t start till modern time, but has created a transformation that the government inputs money and effort into it.
     
  41. silverlinings0618

    silverlinings0618 2+ Year Member

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    HW 2 post 5


    1. JW “Social photography”

    MIP: Photographs can have 2 messages: denotation-the picture presents itself, and connotation-the other analogies depicted by the public


    2. JW “Confuisonism”

    MIP: Confucianism, rooted in the Chinese history over generations, states that parents provide their offspring with resources and in return offspring follow their preferences, especially in mating behaviors; thus Confucian men prefer chasity, resulting in the lowest conflict


    3. JW “Examined lives”

    MIP: Unexamined lives of many great philosophers distort and contradict their philosophical values and stories, which are actually not amazing and


    4. JW “Keats Grave”

    MIP: People are protective of and show respect to Roman poets, such as Keats, despite of his lack of poets in Rome; people even remodeled the cemetery and artists exhibited the view of the cemetery


    5. JW “Neurohumanities”

    MIP: Neurohumanities saves liberal arts from falling behind, increases the chance of funding, attracts media, has credibility, and motivates many universities to establish the neuroscience centers
     
  42. Calgrad17

    Calgrad17

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    Week 3, Post 4:

    "Reflective Art." (JW)
    MIP: reflective art = delayed emotions + de-attached + intelligence

    "Neurohumanities." (JW)
    MIP: humanities + science = trend + better funding

    "Melody." (JW)
    MIP: Music = influential/powerful + emotional + language-like

    "Academic Publishing." (JW)
    MIP: beneficial system = peer reviews by professional societies + publishers offer dissem/access

    "Confucianism." (JW)
    MIP: filial piety = parent focused + affects mating behavior
     
  43. Dadonj8

    Dadonj8

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    Week 3: Post 1 – 10/16/17

    1. (Khan Academy) Censorship = an unnecessary evil

    US = a free society, censorship = false security + books = empowering for kids

    2. (Khan Academy) Puritan Society

    Hester Prynne = child + A embroidery = shamed

    3. (JW) Disabled Independence

    “Transition into adulthood” needs recognition for growing, disabled children.

    4. (JW) Confucian Living

    West Idea = Individualism, Confucius idea = cultivate self; if way of life = most imp value, then West = Confucius

    5. (JW) Moral Perception

    Moral philosophical focus on moral agency depends on moral perception and moral judgment.
     

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