September 2013. English 310 Do Nows. Pg. 24
Write a little about your progress with the outside reading requirement. What are some of the things you find challenging about this assignment? What is going well? How did you go about choosing your first book for the semester? What is your current reading routine? We are currently in week 4, which means you have about two weeks to read your 400 pages for triad 1. How close to that number do you think you’ll be in the next two weeks?9/4 Do Now
The Puritans viewed God as the one who made all the decisions about what happened to them (basically, “its God’s will”), so it was considered selfish and inappropriate to be upset for very long when bad things happened. How could this belief structure come into conflict with how a person normally feels when something bad happens?9/5 Do Now
Some researchers believe that when you want someone to stop a certain behavior, fear and guilt are far more effective than sending a hopeful message. What do you think? Are you motivated to behave properly out of fear of the consequences if you don’t behave properly or the hope of what comes from good behavior?9/10 Do Now
Think about the following words:
Entitlement: The right to have something.
Narcissism: extreme love of oneself above all others.
Recently society has begun to label your generation (commonly called the Millennial (birth between 1982 and 2002) as an “entitlement” generation. There are statistics that show an huge increase in of diagnosed narcissism in your age group too (in one study it went as high as 2 out 3 people) What do you think? What evidence do you have for your opinion?9/26 Do Now