Find and write one paragraph each of summary and of critical comment on something in the
media that strikes you as being philosophically significant.Summarize and give your take.
In other words:
Take any item from the media – youtube, newspaper,
television, etc. – and do a one-page write-up of it. The writeup
should be a summary of the philosophical issue the item
raises, plus your take on that issue.
– moral criticism of an advertisement
– commentary on a story about violence or something
-commentary on an editorial or letter to an editor
Examples from the past:
Is Pluto a planet?
Is love just a chemical reaction?
Religion and war.
Sex abuse scandal.