Freshmen: SSR QUIZ Myth of the Day Finish Odyssey paraphrase activity Juniors: SSR QUIZ 10-15 minutes- finish Transcendentalist Poster. Agenda- January 24 th , 2014. Read silently and independently You may listen to your own music at a low level
To conform, or not to conform? That is the question!
The human race is a herd. Here we are, unique, eternal aspects of consciousness with an infinity of potential, and we have allowed ourselves to become an unthinking, unquestioning blob of conformity and uniformity. A herd. Once we concede to the herd mentality, we can be controlled and directed by a tiny few. And we are.David Icke
3. How does American culture view conformity? (Think about how most Americans feel about those who choose NOT to conform)
4. Does the culture we have conformed to make us easy to control/lead/deceive? How? Why?Follow the Herd
5. Do you think the Educational institution today teaches students to think alike or think differently? Why?
6. What do you think could motivate someone to try to get others to conform to them?
Choose ONE of the questions below. Write 2-3 paragraphs (EDITED writing, not brainstorming) answering and explaining FULLY.
“The supreme lesson of any education should be to think for yourself; absent this attainment, education creates dangerous, stupefying conformity.” Bryant McGill