Tagged With: Mentalities

When Women have the Power

Sharing power in the public or private spheres has never been something easy, neither for men nor for women. It means accepting not to have, which, in the eyes of some means not being. It also means you have to be tolerant and respectful of what is not yours or what is not you, which … Continuer la lecture »

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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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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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World’s toughest job

Analyse body language and people’s reactions throughout and try imagining how YOU would react….

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Advertising : fighting stereotypes or using them to sell ?

   

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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 … Continuer la lecture »

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Couchsurfing : a new way to travel

Couchsurfing is a hospitality service and social networking website which provides a platform for members either to stay as a guest at someone’s home, or host travelers, or meet other members, or join an event. Unlike many hospitality services, Couchsurfing is an example of the gift economy because there is no monetary exchange between members … 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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