“This course is organized around the idea that war and conflict are different manifestations of a more general understanding of politics. Politics in this course is defined as a process of interaction between strategic actors seeking interdependent outcomes. Achieving one’s desired outcome in this setting requires power.
What is power? Explain your understanding of power as it relates to the pursuit of security or the achievement of any other political objective.”
‘Fukuyama’s ‘End of History’ theory has proved to be more prophetic than ‘Huntingdon’s ‘Clash of Civilizations’’ – to what extent is this true? You must make reference to at least three Theories of International Relations from: Realism, Neo-Realism, Liberalism, Idealism and Constructivism
After watching the movie Shouting Fire, please answer the questions in full sentences and complete responses Why do some people believe the First Amendment “goes too far”?
What is your reaction to the story of school principal Debbie Almontaser?
Sometimes, freedom of speech means protecting speech you don’t agree with. Use an example of one of the freedomsShouting Fire of speech stories from the film to help you look for a current event where the discussion of freedom of speech or press is involved.
What surprises you?
What question asked by the filmmaker in the movie gave you trouble or made you think the most about our world? Why?
Do you have more or less freedom than you thought? Explain!