Evolution of Mentalities

The Myth of Beauty

From the ancient Myth of Narcissus to modern Harry Potter’s Mirror of Erised, the image of the mirror and the image in the mirror have made man wonder about the nature of the self and beauty or even the meaning of life itself. Here are a few links that may nurture your personal thinking.   … Continuer la lecture »

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Nelson Mandela’s Life Story

Learning about Nelson Mandela’s early life will help you understand how he could come to power.

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Education vs Profit

Who should educate children when it comes to food and eating habits ? Parents? School? The Law? Here are some different viewpoints related to the US but also France … ******** According to Michelle Obama school has a role to play in educating children as to health issues. This is a controversy in the US … Continuer la lecture »

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Store Wars or the Organic Rebellion

A delicious parody that you’ll never forget … but you need to be a Star Wars’ fan to understand it to the full !

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Advertising : fighting stereotypes or using them to sell ?

   

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Becoming Parents : The Unusual Story of The Drewitt-Barlow Family

A CHRONOLOGICAL APPROACH…   2002 : Dads, Barrie and Tony Drewitt-Barlow are looking forward to the birth of their third child… Barrie and Tony Drewitt-Barlow are used to publicity. A few years ago the papers were full of the story of how a surrogate mother in America produced twins for them and they were named … Continuer la lecture »

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Giving Life: from Myth to Reality

WHO GIVES LIFE TO WHOM ?   Here are some examples that will give you some ideas … Michelangelo’s painting : the creation of Adam The Myth of Prometheus Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus Isaac Asimov’s short story : True Love     Why do some people write stories and become writers ? Here is Jodi … Continuer la lecture »

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Wwoofing : voluntourism focused on organic farming

WWOOF is a worldwide movement and networking platform whose aim is to link volunteers with organic farmers and growers, to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchange, thus helping to build a sustainable, global community. As volunteers (or WWOOFers ) people live alongside their host helping with daily tasks and experiencing … Continuer la lecture »

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Volunteering and Voluntourism

Some people think volunteering is a positive action and a means to learn from others while giving a helping hand. Others believe it creates more harm than good. Some even use it to turn charity into big business. Listen to all these reports giving you several views on the topic.   THE VOLUNTOURIST : vacationing … Continuer la lecture »

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Power of Words and Images

PROTEST SONGS convey messages of peace : James Blunt’s No Bravery   Spoof ads combine the power of words and humour.   The art of Rhetoric and Propaganda : discover the world of advertising strategies to understand how words and images can make buy, think or act.   ADVERTISING can also be a tool to protest … Continuer la lecture »

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