Journals
1/25/17-  Define philosophy.  Do you feel it is important? Why or why not?  What is the function of philosophy in our society?

1/26/17- What is the role of education?  How do you feel about our current educational system?  Would you change anything? Why/Why not?

1/28/17- "Give me 6 hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first 4 sharpening the axe." Abraham Lincoln.
What does this mean and how can you apply it to your life?

1/31/17- Create a character and describe him/her using only the room they are in. This means NO direct characterization, only indirect.  

2/1/17- Rainsford states, "The world is made up of two classes- the hunters and the huntees."  What does this mean? What would you replace "hunter and huntee" with to make it applicable to your life? Do you agree that there are only two types of people?

2/2/17- Write 10 context laden sentences utilizing your vocabulary words.

2/6/17- "By three methods we may learn wisdom: first by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest." Confucius
What does this mean? Use real world examples to exemplify this quote.

2/8/17 "Perhaps it is impossible to wear an identity without becoming what you pretend to be." Orson Scott Card- Ender's Game‚Äč  What does this mean? Do you agree? Why or why not?