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The Secret of Happiness

Listen to these stars explaining why Fame is not the Secret of Happiness and what is, according to them … (the following video is a short version of a YouTube video)   The Secret Of Happiness_Think for Yourself Mvt

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Advertising : fighting stereotypes or using them to sell ?

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What is Fame?

Listen to these young actors, playing in the film Dunkirk. They tell us about fame and how they want to make the difference between their public and private lives : Stars_on_Fame

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The Positive and Negative sides of Media Power

The Media can be used as a positive tool to communicate and educate as suggested in this News Report from ABC But they can also cause much grief as suggested in that one

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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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Robert Burns : the making of a national figure

University of Glasgow introduces you to the life, works and global celebrity of Robert Burns

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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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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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The American Dream

ISLE OF HOPE, ISLE OF TEARS HOW IT ALL BEGAN in reality :  A TIME LINE from 1492 to 2016 in another dimension : History revisited ! ENTERING THE USA   THROUGH ANGEL ISLAND THROUGH ELLIS ISLAND timeline  history TESTIMONIES OF IMMIGRANTS CE (online) : Story of a Chinese Immigrant in the 1930s CO: Story … 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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