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Thanks for coming in…. Task 1. Analyze the two quotes below. Do you agree or disagree and why?. “. The idea of freedom of speech does not mean a blanket permission to say anything anybody thinks. ID: 636995

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Berkley: Battle over Free Speech

Thanks for coming in…

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Task 1

Analyze the two quotes below. Do you agree or disagree and why?

The idea of freedom of speech does not mean a blanket permission to say anything anybody thinks

.”

Free

speech applies to all speech -- period

.”

What are the five rights given by the first amendment?

Can you think of a situation where one (or more) of these rights was taken from you?

If you had to eliminate one, which would it be?

Which one is most important to you?

Do you

think freedom of speech is

absolute?

Do we have the right say whatever we want, whenever we want? If not, what might the limitations be?

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Task 2

Read the article and define the following words based upon the reading:

Right-wing

Provocateur

Capitulation

Stirpot

Thuggish

Procost

D

eluded

Censorship

Flourish

Unfettered

R

adicals

H

ighlight

reasons that support the cancellation of Ann Coulter’s speech in one color and reasons that oppose the cancellation in another color

Why

was a planned speech by Ann Coulter at the University of California, Berkeley canceled last week?

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Task 3

When

, if at all, should freedom of speech be censored or limited?

Write your own short (250 words) speech on one of the following topics:

(

1) Why Ann Coulter should speak at Berkeley;

(

2) Why Ann Coulter’s speech should have been cancelled;

(

3) Why free speech should have limitations;

(

4) Why free speech should not have limitations

.

The speech will be done in front of next class.

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Task 4

Ted Nugent in the Oval Office PAGE 16

1

. According to the article

, which

celebrities visited the Oval Office last week?

2

. Do you agree with the writer that presidents tell us something about the image they want to project through the entertainers, sports figure, and celebrities they invite to the White House?

3

. How would you answer the question introduced in the article: What do Trump’s visitors tell us about him?

4

. If you were president, what three newsmakers would you invite to the White House to represent you?

Apple

commits to recycling PAGE 20

1.

What announcement did Apple make as part of its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report?

2

. Why might Apple be committed to using 100% recycled materials for its products?

3

. According to the article, how close is Apple to achieving its goal?

4

. Do you think this is a worthwhile goal for the company to make? 5. How, if at all, would this commitment influence you to buy an Apple product over another company’s product?

Aerospace

: Uber unveils plans for ‘flying cars’ PAGE 39

1

. According to the article, what technology is Uber working with the cities of Dallas and Dubai to create?

2

. Why would Uber invest in this technology?

3

. What could be the potential benefits and tradeoffs of flying cars?

4

. Do you predict that flying cars will “take off”?


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