TOK Ethics . “Laws and principles are not for the times when there is no temptation: they are for such moments as this, when body and soul rise in mutiny against their rigour ... If at my convenience I might break them, what would be their worth?” ― Charlotte Brontë , Jane Eyre. Ethics.
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“Laws and principles are not for the times when there is no temptation: they are for such moments as this, when body and soul rise in mutiny against their rigour ... If at my convenience I might break them, what would be their worth?” ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
What does potential have to do in a situation like this? What are the pros of doing this? What are the cons?
First accept the premise and oppose the conclusions that are drawn from it.
Then argue against accepting the criterion
Personal experience (knowledge and feelings)
The majority view
Self-interest and the Golden Rule
Intention and consequences
Orwell, George (1903 – 1950)Orwell was the author of (among many other things) Animal Farm and 1984. In many ways, he is the ‘patron saint of TOK’, because of his huge range of ideas on so many different topics. Amongst these, were his ideas on language, and the extent to which is governs the way we think. But he also wrote on the power of the state when it comes to representing history.
Picasso, Pablo (1881 – 1973)
Picasso was a Spanish painter and sculptor, who completely altered the way in which we view reality. He was one of the co-founders of the Cubism artistic movement, and is regarded as one of the most important artistic thinkers ever to have lived.Also helps us to explore Imagination, arts
Ethics and Religion