Tag: reason

  • Hamlet: After Act 1 and 2(English 30)

    Major Response (30-1)”I know not seems.” In I, ii, 76, Hamlet claims that his grief is real, not just a show. Make a chart of all the occasions in Act 1 and 2 when there is a difference between the way a character seems to be and the way he or she really is. Create […]

  • After Act 5 (English 30)

    Respond to one of the following: Do you think Rosencrantz and Guildenstern deserved to be put to death? What alternatives might Hamlet have taken? Examine Hamlet’s reasoning and consider whether you think Hamlet was seeking justice or revenge? Why does Horatio tell Hamlet he will lose the contest? Why is Horatio correct? Throughout most of […]

  • from Staying Human in an Engineered Age.

    Will we decide that we’ve grown powerful enough? Can we draw a line and say, “this far and no further”? How do we control the techno-scientific juggernaut before it dehumanizes our species? Is it possible for us to refuse to do something that we can do? Must we forever grow in reach and power? Or […]

  • Hotlinking Images? We have all done it. Warnings!Warnings!Warnings!

    When adding an image to your page with a link to an image on another site, you may get unexpected results. This is called hotlinking: when images appear to be embedded on your page, but are simply linked to someone else’s page. Advantages: no bandwidth or disk quota used from your account because you are […]

  • Plato’s Cave Allegory

    from Republic, BOOK VII And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened: Behold! human beings living in a underground den, which has a mouth open towards the light and reaching all along the den; here they have been from their childhood, and have their legs […]