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What makes an example useful for you to take to TOK class?

14 10 buffet(by Eileen Dombrowski, from OSC TOK blog) Cupcakes, climate change, smiley faces, disputes over indigenous education, Jack the Ripper, poetry, numbers, and phantom vibrations from cell phones – I’ve blogged recently on all of these unlike topics. Theory of Knowledge is an omnivorous subject, finding in the issues of the world a vast menu of knowledge questions. Yum! Today, though, I step back from the examples I’ve put on my plate to my criteria for choosing them. What makes an incident or phenomenon tasty not just for a blog post but, more significantly, for a TOK class? Continue reading