The vagueness and ambiguity of language always inhibits the production of knowledge Firstly, in what scenario would language be ambiguous? Could it be determined by our ability to articulate ideas, or by the very ideas that we communicate through spoken…

Pure logic is only concerned with the structure of arguments. The validity of an argument is independent of the truth or falsity of its premises. Despite being arguably illogical/unreasonable, religion is still an extremely widespread devotion — having billions of…

Ethical problems are created because people get too attached to their point of view. Without emotion the world would be a more moral place. Our attachment to our opinions is the predominant cause to any form of conflict in our…

Even though there are problems with our perceptual systems, this doesn’t mean that knowledge gained from our senses is completely unreliable. I would argue that our perceptual systems do not have problems, but rather limited. In the case where our…

a) “Our knowledge in the arts and sciences depend heavily on our sense perception, and on technologies such as the microscope, which can enhance our sense perception”   b) What role does sense perception play in the production of knowledge…

In what ways might it be reasonable to suggest that people who disagree can both be right? The answer to this question depends highly upon whether or not the disagreement revolves around a true, factually indisputable subject. An example of…

Service as Action Reflection

1. How did you become more aware of your own strengths and areas for growth? The frequent reflecting on my journey as a student allows me to identify my areas of strength and areas for growth. This reflection, for example,…

Communicator

They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They work effectively and willingly in collaboration with others. As a child from different ethnic backgrounds, I…

Balanced

They understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.   Being balanced is by far my strongest IB personality trait. Below is evidence clearly demonstrating the balance of my intellectual, physical,…

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