Unexamined ideologies and beliefs Becoming free from the ideas of society, creating our own thoughts as LEADERS [2A] Learn to develop your own character and conscience Releasing fear and sorrow [2A2f] MANACLES
Mirror, representing EGOTISM Eye of God, representing something greater than ourselves Becoming more aware and accepting of diversity and equality [2A2f] MEDALLION
Om, the ultimate ONENESS Ahinsa, the ultimate sign of NONVIOLENCE Heart, the symbol of LOVE We must use oneness, to realize that women, men, and animals are all BEINGS STONE HAND RAISED IN EXPRESSION OF AHIMSA [2A2]
BEST AND WORST TIMES OF LAST WEEK Now is the time, to open your books or from memory describe your highs and lows of the last week. Use this time to practice empathetic listening. Now that you have shared your personal blogs with the rest of us you have : Accomplished following directions [1C] Shown you can listen [1D] Overcome the craziness (worst times) of the week [1A] Display a positive attitude when explaining your best part of the week [1B] You have completed the immediate practical goals of this course for today
IT’S QUIZ TIME! REFLECTION DID YOU GET THEM ALL RIGHT?
Would you eat a dog? Would you devour a horseburger? Would you wear a cat fur coat? Speciesism = Discrimination against or exploitation of certain animal species by human beings, based on an assumption of mankind’s superiority (pg. 399) Try replacing fear and greed with love, compassion, tolerance, and sympathetic imagination [2A2f] SPECIESISM: IT HAPPENS EVERY DAY “Gary Francione…contends that we treat animals in ways that would be regarded as torture if only humans were involved”
Page 405 “I made a difference for that one” MLK made a difference Susan B. Anthony made a difference BUMP made a difference on all of us LOOKING BACK AT THE STAR THROWER “TO BE LEADERS IN OUR COMMUNITIES ND BETTER ABLE TO DEAL WITH A STATE AND COUNTRY THAT ARE MORE CULTURLLY DIVERSE” [2A] [2C]
SEXISM : IT HAPPENS EVERYDAY Do you think you are sexist? Yesterday, I had low air pressure in one of my tires, before I drove off in my car, I thought to seek advice on what to do. I quickly thought of calling my dad, my boyfriend, my guy friends, and all the males in my life who could give me advice. As I was driving to the gas station to put air in my tire. I realized I had never thought to call my MOM, my SISTER, or my friends that are GIRLS. I WAS BEING SEXIST The media has been training men & women to be sexist without even realizing it. Sexist Ads
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE… Woman smiling in the Black Dress with Medium Brown Curly Hair Man with the dark shades and a black crew neck t-shirt Man in a brown suit with stripes with a white shirt and a gold tie Experimental Learning
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