1/20(Sat)The Wisdom of Animals/The Problem with Our Phones

1/20(Sat)The Wisdom of Animals/The Problem with Our Phones

文章aliciawu » 週二 1月 16, 2018 10:46 pm

Session I. The Wisdom of Animals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VGfrDGY8sc

Animals don’t set out to teach us anything at all – but we all have a lot to learn from our interactions with them nevertheless. Time around animals invites us into a world in which most of the things that obsess us have no significance – which corrects our characteristic over-investment in matters which make only a limited contribution to the essential task of existence: to be kind, to make the most of our talents, to love and to appreciate.

1. In addition to what the clip mentions, what else have you ever learned from animals? (Maybe from your pet, or from Animal Planet Channel, etc )

2. What are some examples of useful traits that help animals survive? (i.e. a giraffe’s long neck)

3. What do you think would animals say about humans if they could make a documentary movie about humans?

4. Do you keep any pets? What do you learn from it? Why are there so many people who are willing to sacrifice their time and money to raise a pet?

5. Do you think it is a good pattern in general to judge people by their attitude toward animals? Explain why.


Session 2. The Problem with Our Phones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDcm6twPEJA&t=3s

The dark truth is that it’s become very hard to find anyone (and certainly anything) more interesting than one’s smartphone. This perplexing and troubling realisation has for most of us had huge consequences for our love stories, family lives, work, leisure time and health.

1. What is the change in your life when you started using smart phones? Pls give some good and bad influences for examples.

2. Do you addict to your smart phone? How often and what do you usually do by your smart phone? Do you think using cell phones too much is bad for our physical or mental health? Why?

3. Thanks to our phone we’re more exposed than ever to the alluring things others do. Our own lives are filled with the Fear Of Missing Out. Do you have similar feeling? How do you cope with it?

4. Do you think self-knowledge is important? What do you do to explore the knowledge in your mind?(i.g. Meditation, Keeping Diary, Painting...)


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Agenda:
3:45 ~ 4:00pm Greetings & Free Talk / Ordering Beverage or Meal / Getting Newcomer’s Information
4:00 ~ 4:10pm Opening Remarks / Newcomer’s Self-introduction / Grouping
(Session I)
4:10 ~ 4:50pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
4:50 ~ 5:10pm Summarization (20 mins)
5:10 ~ 5:15pm Regrouping / Instruction Giving / Taking a 10 Minutes Break (Intermission)
(Session II)
5:15 ~ 5:55pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
6:00 ~ 6:20pm Summarization (20 mins)
6:20 ~ 6:30pm Concluding Remarks / Announcements ********************************************************************************************************************************************
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Re: 1/20(Sat)The Wisdom of Animals/The Problem with Our Phon

文章Rock » 週六 1月 20, 2018 9:00 am

I love this topic because I love animals so much. One thing I learn from these amazing creatures is: it's not easy to be a good dad.

http://earthsky.org/earth/male-penguin-eggs
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Re: 1/20(Sat)The Wisdom of Animals/The Problem with Our Phon

文章Rock » 週六 1月 20, 2018 10:59 am

There is something interesting about this Asian Sheepshead Wrasse. A female would change into a male under certain conditions. Does it seem familiar to you? :lol:
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/tv/2017-11-10/blue-planet-2-fish-sex-change/
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Re: 1/20(Sat)The Wisdom of Animals/The Problem with Our Phon

文章Kooper » 週日 1月 21, 2018 11:31 am

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