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Implications on Accepting Perspectives on Religon

The first perspective is by Harris in 2004. Harris explains that religion is old and not applicable to the 21st century. Since the Bible does not encompass new technologies, it is also not applicable. This claim is fairly narrow minded i … Continue reading

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My Definition of Religion

Religion is: a study of why are we here and what should we do while we are here a study of how we should be in relation to others a framework to live life better than we would otherwise a … Continue reading

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“The value of knowledge is lost when the lines between fact and fiction are blurred.”

I think the quote states that it is important to acknowledge what type of knowledge (fact or fiction) the claim is, similar to acknowledging bias. However, if it is difficult to judge whether or not it is fact or fiction, … Continue reading

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‘Problems’ of Knowledge Faced by Historians

While there are a myriad of problems faced by Historians, knowledge can still be produced. I agree that when Historians study historical knowledge, they will encounter a range of problems. These could include being exposed to contrasting opinions and having … Continue reading

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Reasons to Study History

Below are reasons why it is important to study History in the order of most compelling to least compelling: 1) Paul Russell believes that cultures in the present are heavily influenced by historical events. As a result, studying history allows … Continue reading

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History – “Historical accounts are always incomplete”

Claim: “Historical accounts are always incomplete” Argument in Support: History is unable to account for the whole  past (as in everything that has occurred before this second). History is also built from the perspectives of multiple historians rather than one … Continue reading

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Reflections on the TOK Essay

Today in class we went through some exemplar TOK essays, below are 5 things that I have observed regarding how to be successful when writing the essay. try to use unique examples, or discuss personal examples, then connect it to the … Continue reading

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Is Art a catalyst for change?

In The Observer’s Sunday May 8th 2005 newspaper, Kwame Kwai-Armah expressed her opinion towards the arts as “Art is one of the greatest catalysts for debate, and debate is the greatest catalyst of change”.  I believe that through this quote, Kwame … Continue reading

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Bali CAS Trip Reflection

For this year’s CAS week trip, I chose to do something unique and out of my comfort zone. I went to the rural areas of North-West Bali to teach young balinese students english. Before this trip, I had never done any … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Hello! My name is Sabrina and this is my learning journey. I have been keeping this blog and documenting reflections as well as responses throughout my high school experience on this blog. Feel free to scroll down and take a … Continue reading

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