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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 … 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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Inventions that changed our lives

the telephone : audio clip  transcript of audio   the phonograph  transcript of audio

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Literary works and authors linked to the notion of Progress

Don’t forget you can find many movie adaptations of these masterpieces !   Jonathan Swift ‘s Gulliver’s Travels Mary Shelley’s Frankestein Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World William Golding’s Lord of the Flies George Orwell and his 1984 novel Isaac Asimov Ray Bradbury Aldous Huxley

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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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Cities of the Future : Utopia or Reality ?

Thomas More ‘s Utopia  Traduction Française : http://classiques.uqac.ca/classiques/More_thomas/l_utopie/utopie_Ed_fr_1842.pdf Analysis in English   Jacque Fresco’s vision of man’s future : The Venus Project The Venus Project France Au delà de la politique, de la pauvreté et de la guerre Fresco’s vision of the future   The Garden City http://www.yoursingapore.com/city-in-a-garden.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gardens_by_the_Bay   Auroville http://www.lemonde.fr/voyage/article/2008/02/01/auroville-drole-d-rsquo-endroit-pour-une-visite_1338024_3546.html   La Cité … Continuer la lecture »

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Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus

Background information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankenstein Listen to the book http://www.gutenberg.org/files/20038/20038-index.html Read the book online http://www.literature.org/authors/shelley-mary/frankenstein/ http://www.gutenberg.org/files/41445/41445-h/41445-h.htm   http://www.frankensteinfilms.com/

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Space Tourism

Watch the video to know more about space tourism.

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