Tag: postulates

  • The Shack Writing Assignment

    Write a post in response to The Shack in which you discuss 3-5 ideas WM Paul Young suggests to you about The Human Condition-In Search of Self. Consider your discussions of key questions in the STJ forums on The Shack (login required). Consider your many class discussions on the four postulates: Can something come from […]

  • Stoics Reign on Caesar’s Parade

    Read the first scene of Julius Caesar(or here or here). Recall class discussions on the “Four Postulates.” Recall class discussion on Stoicism and Epicureanism. What is the Feast of Lupercal? Why would it have any appeal to an Epicurean? A Stoic? Are Marullus and Flavius more Epicurean or Stoic in their response to the citizens’ […]

  • Hamlet: Act 1 and 2(English 30)

    How do isolation and loneliness affect how we perceive ourselves? Is Horatio a nihilist? A Christian existentialist? Something else? Does he reveal his “imperatives“? How does he respond when evidence challenges his “imperatives”? Consider “Postulates 1-4.” How do characters respond when evidence clearly contradicts their ideals? While viewing/reading/blogging, keep the usual “Cornell” notes with pen […]

  • Grade 10 Mages reflect on the last week

    Recall images, faces, reactions, hecklers, stumbles, successes from the last week preparing and performing for the elementary students. See if you can’t work into your reflections a discussion of the postulates: can something come from nothing? does God exist? is our soul immortal? is our will our own? As well, discuss the presence of fear […]