Evolution of Mentalities

Advertising : fighting stereotypes or using them to sell ?

    Mercator Drill

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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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Equal Marriage : the law and people’s reactions

RESSOURCES : TIMELINE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN FRANCE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE : Terminology, History around the world and Issues   REACTIONS : in New Mexico and Mississippi after SUPREME COURT Ruling in Scotland

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Women, their roles and their fights

Ideals of Womanhood in Victorian Britain from the BBC The fight of the Suffragettes in America from HISTORY.com The Fight for the Vote in Britain Women’s Fight for the vote in Britain Emma Watson Speech at the UN He for She Campaign Advertising : fighting stereotypes or using them to sell ?

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Sustainability : for a better future ?

Protecting our planet and becoming aware of how humans are destroying it could be the signs that mankind is progressing. Is sustainability THE path to a better future ?

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Sports can Unite a Nation

Nelson Mandela’s speech (Listen) & Olympic Games values   As we can read in the speech of Nelson Mandela, sport can be an exchange between countries and people. Like during the Olympic Games, peoples are united together in the same place to play or watch a game. They can talk together and create links whatever … Continuer la lecture »

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