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Paper 2 Section B
Possible topics…
Communication and Media
Social Relationships
Global Issues
*P.9 in your textbooks can be a good resource*
Human beings are human beings. They say what
they want, don’t they? They used to say it
across the fence while they were hanging
washing. Now they just say it on the Internet.
Dennis Miller
I’ll admit sometimes I do miss the simple life
before mobile phones existed. Being connected
to to the world at all times comes with an
incredible number of perks, but it has huge
disadvantages too.
Consumer capitalism, anticipating every possible
need and swaddling its subjects in
convenience, is an infantilizing force.
“The earth we abuse and the living things we kill
will, in the end, take their revenge; for in
exploiting their presence we are diminishing
our future”
Marya Mannes, More in Anger, 1985
My education taught me to be sympathetic to
the desires of others and helped me recognize
how that can alter the world.
“I’m not convinced that what are traditionally
considered to be male energies or qualities or
female energies or qualities really have as
much to do with gender as many people think
they do.”
Andrew Cohen
“We are worried about violence being marketed
to children as fun and entertaining…Our list is
a little different this year because it highlights
the ‘brands’ that are marketed to children
through a combination of toys, video games,
DVDs and other times.”
Daphne White
“Racism is man’s gravest threat to man – the
maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.”
Abraham J. Heschel
“My teenage years were exactly what they were
supposed to be. Everybody has their own path.
It’s laid out for you. It’s just up to you to walk
Justin Timberlake
“It would be typical for a Third Culture Kid to say
that he is a citizen of a country, but with
nothing beyond his passport to define that
identification for him. Such children usually
find it difficult to answer the question,
“Where are you from?” Compared to their
peers who have lived their entire lives in a
single culture, TCKs have a globalized culture.”
“There is still time to avoid the worst impacts of
climate change if we take strong action now.”
Sir Nicholas Stern
The key to revitalizing a language is by
motivating a new generation of speakers.