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Masks are Metaphors

Grandfather would prowl through the living room as though seeking a place of rest and not finding it, would stare fixedly without speaking, and would then descend the basement steps to the rocking chair which sat beside the furnace. — Margaret Laurence, “Mask of the Bear”(139)

… not selfishly–or not always selfishly, we are in search of our identity, the identity of our human condition.
– Malcolm Ross & John Stevens

The most profound discovery that we can make is our discovery of self. Our identity rests in the kind of people we are. To understand who we are and to develop fully as human beings, we must explore the nature of our humanness and the purpose of our lives. Who and what are we? What are the common human qualities and ideals we hold? What roles do other people (e.g., friends, family) play in our lives? What brings us joy, inspiration, and fulfillment? What doubts and fears do we have? By examining our lives and searching for answers to these and other questions, we can find meaning and fulfillment as human beings.

The life which is unexamined is not worth living.
– Plato

Read closely Margaret Laurence’s, “The Mask of the Bear.”

As the title suggests, masks are a significant literary device in the development of character in this story.

30-1 Write a five paragraph essay in which you discuss the ideas suggested by Laurence about the relationship between masks and the search for identity.

30-2 Write a five paragraph essay about masks. Research masks, psychological and cultural. How are masks significant in your life in 2009?

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English 20 go into the dark to see the light

We’ve been asking questions about the world.

Some have read Plato’s Cave Allegory.

Our discussions have tried to be more philosophical. Kierkegaard’s leap into faith and nihilism a bit.

We seem to return always to our four postulates:

We have all watched The Truman Show.

We created and responded to each other’s surveys using Poll Daddy.

We made webs and outlines and we wrote essays.

English 20 Final Exam 08

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Plato
(427 BC-347 BC)

We must constantly make decisions in daily life. Some decisions are simple choices (e.g., Coke or Pepsi) while others affect people’s entire lives. Furthermore, every decision has consequences and often there is not a clear alternative. Decisions involve weighing alternatives and considering the consequences. Does conforming to the beliefs and actions of the majority make a person a “good citizen”?

When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice. -William James


Write an essay based on literature you have studied in which the author examines conformity. What idea(s) does the writer develop regarding a conformity?

 


Search the net, search blogs, search your mind. Synthesize, hyperlink, and trackback.

 

Your writing should be a synthesis of the 5 paragraph essay AND a blog post.

Time: 2.5 hours
Submit a printed copy to your teacher and a trackback to this post.

Religion 25 Final Exam New Revised Key

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  1. (___/4) What is the difference between Faith and superstition?
    (Pg.48)
    Faith : Is that you believe in something and that is predestined, you have the ability to reason, logic and logos.
    Superstition is Emotion and Imagination.
    1. Can something come from nothing?
    2. God Exists?
    3. Immortal Soul?
    4. Man’s free will?
  2. (___/1) What was the inscription at Delphi?
    (Pg.53)
    – know thyself.
  3. (___/2) Is there such thing as Natural Modesty?
    (Pg.58)
    -No Society decides and Sophists
    (pg 63) Social conventions
  4. (___/2) How can Sophists be objectively wrong?
    (Pg.63)
    – No absolute norms.
    – What is right is in vogue.
    – They teach for money.
  5. (___/2) What did the Pre-Socratics think about Fate and Sickness?
    (Pg.53)
    – They believed that Fate controls history
    -Sickness is a result of Divine intervention
  6. (___/6) How are Jesus and Socrates alike?
    (Pg.66)
    -Enemies of the state
    -Spoke on behalf of a greater truth.
    -Their activities and beliefs cost them their lives.
    -could have abandoned faith to survive.
    other
  7. (___/2) In Greek mythology who was Hermes?
    (Pg. 60)
    -The messenger of the god.
    -the God of Sea Travelers.
  8. (___/3) What is the difference between a Sophist and a Philosopher?
    (pg. 62) Sophists reject philosophy
    (Pg.67)
    – Sophist: takes money for their teachings.
    – They are satisfied with what they know or what they think they know but really don’t .
    Philosopher: Knows that in reality he knows very little but constantly strives to achieve true insight.
  9. (___/2) What did Socrates mean when he said “He who knows what good is will do good?”
    (pg 69)(59)
    – the right insight leads to the right action.
    – “only he who does right can be a virtuous man.”
  10. (___/2) Explain Plato’s … “a longing to return to the realm of the soul…”
    (pg 85) to see utter perfection
    (Pg.89) – Ideals exist , reality is shadow.
    (Pg.101) – “Idea of chicken before “real ” chicken.
  11. (___/3) Describe Plato’s Academy.
    Located in Athens.
    – Academies ( The Great Hero)
    – Philosophy , Mathematics, Gym. Later: Science
  12. (___/6) According to Plato, what is the relationship of man to Sate?
    (Pg.91)
    -Head > Reason > Wisdom > Rulers
    – Chest >Will > Courage > Auxiliaries
    – Abdomen > Appetite > Temperance > Laborer’s
  13. (___/2) Can you have true knowledge about something in a constant state of change?
    (Pg.87)
    -Plato: No ideals exist in Realm of Ideas.
    – no thing is immutable only Ideals are real.
  14. (___/2) Who would make a better sculptor, Plato or Aristotle?
    (Pg. 109) – Plato would be a better sculptor but it would take longer to get the results because he needs perfection.
  15. (___/2) Are we born with innate ideas?
    (Pg.108)
    Plato: Yes Forgotten ideas that respond to re-teaching.
    Aristotle: No Only innate Reason
  16. (___/2) For Aristotle, contrast living and non-living.
    (pg 113)
    a. Living has “potentiality for change.”
    b. Nonliving can only change by external influence.
  17. (___/2) What does Aristotle mean by “The First Mover”?
    (Pg.114)
    – God moves the stars
    – God remains at rest (something from nothing)
  18. (___/5) Indicate the factors that contribute to the formation of a person’s philosophy of life.
    (Pg.124)
    – Environment and social situation
    (extra) – 4 postulates.
  19. (___/2) Why did Sophie’s teacher giver her an A on her Religious knowledge test? Why could he have given her a D?
    (Pg.126)
    It is important to have a personal point of view
    – her answers were right
    didn’t do her homework.
  20. (___/2) What is the difference between Eastern and Western mysticism?
    (p. 137,138) east=union with cosmic spirit in this world(material – internal)
    west=transformation/portation to a place above and beyond(ideal – outside)
  21. (___/2 ) Why were Cynics happy?
    (130) With nothing because Happiness does not exist in external advantages as luxury, power, health.
  22. (___/2) What did Diogenes say to Alexander the Great?
    (130) “Stand aside, you’re blocking my sun”
  23. (___/2) Why are legal statutes unnecessary to Stoics?
    (131)
    Laws were incomplete imitations of Natural Laws embedded in Nature. Naturals laws apply to everyone, including slaves.
  24. (___/2) What desire was common to all of the Hellenistic philosophers?
    (130)
    To discover how mankind should best live and die. (Ethics)
  25. (___/2) Who are the “garden philosophers”? Why?
    (133)Epicureans in his garden
  26. (___/2) Would Plotinus enjoy basketball or volleyball?
  27. (___/2) What does Aquinas believe are the two paths to God?
    -through faith and the Christian Revelation
    -through reason and the senses-181
  28. (___/1) What inscription did Paul find on an alter?
    -“To the unkown God”-161
  29. (___/1) What does “Sophia” mean?
    -in Greek, the female side of God-186
  30. (___/2) When we talk about Socarates and Jesus, what dangers do we come across?
    -Socrates: we saw how dangerous it could be to appeal to people’s reason
    -Jesus: we see how dangerous it can be to demand unconditional brotherly love and unconditional forgiveness-159
  31. (___/3) Who were the three great kings of Israel?
    Saul, David, and Soloman-156
  32. (___/4) What was Paul’s revolutionary philosophy of God?
    God “dwelleth not in temples made with hands”
    A personal God who intervenes in the course of history-162
  33. (___/2) What was God’s covenant with Abraham and his seed?
    That Abraham and all his seed would keep the Lord’s commandments. In exchange God would protect all the children of Abraham-155
  34. (___/6) What is the difference between the Indo-European and Semite origins?
    Indo-Europeans: life is continuous circle without beginning many gods(Buddhism, Hinduism)
    Semites: life is a time line with a creation and a day of judgment one God(Xty, Judaism, Islam) 152-153
  35. (___/1) What scared Sophie and Joanna about the postcards?
    One was postmarked for today-146
  36. (___/3) Should non-Jews first become Jewish before becoming a Christian?
    Paul said it was unnecessary
    Christianity is more than a Jewish sect
    The “Old Covenant” between God and Israel has been replaced by the “New Covenant” by Jesus between God and Man-163
  37. (___/2) What did Jesus call God that was unprecedented in the Jewish community?
    Father, Abba-158
  38. (___/2) Name the capitals of the Eastern and Western Empires?
    Constantinople and Rome, -171
  39. (___/1) What is the Latin word for Pope?
    Papa – 173
  40. (___/4) What epochs surrounded the middle ages?
    Roman(400AD)
    Renaissance(1400AD)
  41. (___/1) The word “Christ” is a Greek translation of what Hebrew word meaning “the anointed one”?
    Messiah
  42. (___/4) Compare and Contrast Plato with St. Augustine.
    Both: ideas originate in the Divine mind/realm.
    Augustine: God created world from void, Plato: world always existed.(p177)
  43. (___/2) Who was the female follower of Paul?
    Damaris(162)
  44. (___/6) What three cultures emerged from the Divided Roman Empire?
    Latinized Christian West from Rome(aka Roman Catholic)
    Greek Christian East from Constantinople(aka Byzantium, Byzantine)
    Islamic Muslim from North Africa, Middle East, Spain(aka Arabic)(173-4)
  45. (___/3) “Almost all medieval philosophy centered on this one question.” What is this question?
    Must we simply believe Christian revelation or can we approach the Christian truths with the help of reason?
    What was the relationship between the Greek philosophers and what the Bible said?
    Was there a contradiction between the Bible and reason, or were belief and knowledge compatible?(175)
  46. (___/2) What did St. Augustine say about Free Will?
    We have free will but God has foreseen how we will live.(178)
  47. (___/2) Who was St. Thomas Aquinas’s famous teacher?
    Albert the Great(187)
  48. (___/2) From where does evil originate?
    absence of God, man’s disobedience, falling away from God’s work.(177)
  49. (___/4) How do you discern God’s will?
    -answers will vary

Religion 25 Final Exam New Revised

Would God enjoy a game of Bingo? Yahtzee? Battleship? Texas Hold’em? Would God enjoy the lottery? Just a random (rhetorical) thought.

Anyway, determine which questions have been randomly assigned to you. You can choose to do only the Short Answer questions you’ve been assigned. The Essay is worth 30%. Your grade will not exceed 100%. Good luck.

Short Answer:

  1. (___/4) What is the difference between Faith and superstition?
  2. (___/1) What was the inscription at Delphi?
  3. (___/2) Is there such thing as Natural Modesty?
  4. (___/2) How can Sophists be objectively wrong?
  5. (___/2) What did the Pre-Socratics think about Fate and Sickness?
  6. (___/6) How are Jesus and Socrates alike?
  7. (___/2) In Greek mythology, who was Hermes?
  8. (___/3) What is the difference between a Sophist and a Philosopher?
  9. (___/2) What did Socrates mean when he said, “He who knows what good is will do good?”
  10. (___/2) Explain Plato’s … “a longing to return to the realm of the soul.”
  11. (___/3) Describe Plato’s Academy.
  12. (___/6) According to Plato, what is the relationship of man to the State?
  13. (___/2) Can you have true knowledge about something in a constant state of change?
  14. (___/2) Who would make a better sculptor, Plato or Aristotle?
  15. (___/2) Are we born with innate ideas?
  16. (___/2) For Aristotle, contrast living and non-living.
  17. (___/2) What does Aristotle mean by “The First Mover”?
  18. (___/5) Indicate the factors that contribute to the formation of a person’s philosophy of life.
  19. (___/2) Why did Sophie’s teacher giver her an A on her Religious knowledge test? Why could he have given her a D?
  20. (___/2) What is the difference between Eastern and Western mysticism?
  21. (___/2 ) Why were Cynics happy?
  22. (___/2) What did Diogenes say to Alexander the Great?
  23. (___/2) Why are legal statutes unnecessary to Stoics?
  24. (___/2) What desire was common to all of the Hellenistic philosophers?
  25. (___/2) Who are the “garden philosophers”? Why?
  26. (___/2) Would Plotinus enjoy basketball or volleyball?
  27. (___/2) What does Aquinas believe are the two paths to God?
  28. (___/1) What inscription did Paul find on an alter?
  29. (___/1) What does “Sophia” mean?
  30. (___/2) When we talk about Socarates and Jesus, what dangers do we come across?
  31. (___/3) Who were the three great kings of Israel?
  32. (___/4) What was Paul’s revolutionary philosophy of God?
  33. (___/2) What was God’s covenant with Abraham and his seed?
  34. (___/6) What is the difference between the Indo-European and Semite origins?
  35. (___/1) What scared Sophie and Joanna about the postcards?
  36. (___/3) Should non-Jews first become Jewish before becoming a Christian?
  37. (___/2) What did Jesus call God that was unprecedented in the Jewish community?
  38. (___/2) Name the capitals of the Eastern and Western Empires?
  39. (___/1) What is the Latin word for Pope?
  40. (___/4) What epochs surrounded the middle ages?
  41. (___/1) The word “Christ” is a Greek translation of what Hebrew word meaning “the anointed one”?
  42. (___/4) Compare and Contrast Plato with St. Augustine.
  43. (___/2) Who was the female follower of Paul?
  44. (___/6) What three cultures emerged from the Divided Roman Empire?
  45. (___/3) “Almost all medieval philosophy centered on this one question.” What is this question?
  46. (___/2) What did St. Augustine say about Free Will?
  47. (___/2) Who was St. Thomas Aquinas’s famous teacher?
  48. (___/2) From where does evil originate?
  49. (___/4) How do you discern God’s will?

Essay
What, if anything, do the cookies we have shared during this class have to do with philosophy? Consider any of the following or come up with your own reasons.

Fate put them here and it is their destiny to be eaten – Pre Socratics

They are a message from the Gods. – Hermes

They were bought and paid for. – Sophists

Cookies, when did we have cookies? – anonymous absentee student

They are longing to return to the realm of the soul. – Plato

They are from Delphi – Know Thy Cookie!

They are created by a First Baker. – Aristotle

I don’t know. – Socrates

It’s better than Hemlock. – Socrates

The existence of appetite shows man’s place in society. – Plato

Cookies? What cookies? These are mere shadows. – Plato

These cookies will not eat themselves, they are nonliving. – Aristotle

The abundance of cookies only demonstrates the appeal of a Golden Mean. – Aristotle

The abundance of cookies demonstrates that the ideal is immutable. – Plato

The cookies are here because the task was required for homework. – Sophie’s Teacher.

The cookies are a portal to a parallel hyper-reality in which we are the ideas. – Alberto Knox

Attach your completed rubric and “fortune” to your response.
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Religion 25 Final Exam Revised

Would God enjoy a game of Bingo? Yahtzee? Battleship? Texas Hold’em? Would God enjoy the lottery?

Just a random (rhetorical) thought.

Anyway, determine which questions have been randomly assigned to you. Do only the questions you’ve been assigned. Your grade will not exceed 100%. Mwaahahaa.

Good luck.

  1. (___/4) What is the difference between Faith and superstition?
  2. (___/1) What was the inscription at Delphi?
  3. (___/2) Is there such thing as Natural Modesty?
  4. (___/2) How can Sophists be objectively wrong?
  5. (___/2) What did the Pre-Socratics think about Fate and Sickness?
  6. (___/6) How are Jesus and Socrates alike?
  7. (___/2) In Greek mythology, who was Hermes?
  8. (___/3) What is the difference between a Sophist and a Philosopher?
  9. (___/2) What did Socrates mean when he said, “He who knows what good is will do good?”
  10. (___/2) Explain Plato’s … “a longing to return to the realm of the soul.”
  11. (___/3) Describe Plato’s Academy.
  12. (___/6) According to Plato, what is the relationship of man to the State?
  13. (___/2) Can you have true knowledge about something in a constant state of change?
  14. (___/2) Who would make a better sculptor, Plato or Aristotle?
  15. (___/2) Are we born with innate ideas?
  16. (___/2) For Aristotle, contrast living and non-living.
  17. (___/2) What does Aristotle mean by “The First Mover”?
  18. (___/5) Indicate the factors that contribute to the formation of a person’s philosophy of life.
  19. (___/2) Why did Sophie’s teacher giver her an A on her Religious knowledge test? Why could he have given her a D?
  20. (___/2) What is the difference between Eastern and Western mysticism?
  21. (___/2 ) Why were Cynics happy?
  22. (___/2) What did Diogenes say to Alexander the Great?
  23. (___/2) Why are legal statutes unnecessary to Stoics?
  24. (___/2) What desire was common to all of the Hellenistic philosophers?
  25. (___/2) Who are the “garden philosophers”? Why?
  26. (___/2) Would Plotinus enjoy basketball or volleyball?
  27. (___/2) What does Aquinas believe are the two paths to God?
  28. (___/1) What inscription did Paul find on an alter?
  29. (___/1) What does “Sophia” mean?
  30. (___/2) When we talk about Socarates and Jesus, what dangers do we come across?
  31. (___/3) Who were the three great kings of Israel?
  32. (___/4) What was Paul’s revolutionary philosophy of God?
  33. (___/2) What was God’s covenant with Abraham and his seed?
  34. (___/6) What is the difference between the Indo-European and Semite origins?
  35. (___/1) What scared Sophie and Joanna about the postcards?
  36. (___/3) Should non-Jews first become Jewish before becoming a Christian?
  37. (___/2) What did Jesus call God that was unprecedented in the Jewish community?
  38. (___/2) Name the capitals of the Eastern and Western Empires?
  39. (___/1) What is the Latin word for Pope?
  40. (___/4) What epochs surrounded the middle ages?
  41. (___/1) The word “Christ” is a Greek translation of what Hebrew word meaning “the anointed one”?
  42. (___/4) Compare and Contrast Plato with St. Augustine.
  43. (___/2) Who was the female follower of Paul?
  44. (___/6) What three cultures emerged from the Divided Roman Empire?
  45. (___/3) “Almost all medieval philosophy centered on this one question.” What is this question?
  46. (___/2) What did St. Augustine say about Free Will?
  47. (___/2) Who was St. Thomas Aquinas’s famous teacher?
  48. (___/2) From where does evil originate?

Essay
What, if anything, do the cookies on your desk have to do with philosophy? Consider any of the following or come up with your own reasons.

Fate put them here and it is their destiny to be eaten – Pre Socratics
They are a message from the Gods. – Hermes
They were bought and paid for. – Sophists
They are longing to return to the realm of the soul. – Plato
They are from Delphi – Know Thy Cookie!
They are created by a First Baker. – Aristotle
I don’t know. – Socrates
It’s better than Hemlock. – Socrates
The existence of appetite shows man’s place in society. – Plato
Cookies? What cookies? These are mere shadows. – Plato
These cookies will not eat themselves, they are nonliving. – Aristotle
The abundance of cookies only demonstrates the appeal of a Golden Mean. – Aristotle
The abundance of cookies demonstrates that the ideal is immutable. – Plato
The cookies are here because the task was required for homework. – Sophie’s Teacher.
The cookies are a portal to a parallel hyper-reality in which we are the ideas. – Alberto Knox

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English 30 Final Exam: The Human Condition–In Search of Self

… not selfishly–or not always selfishly, we are in search of our identity, the identity of our human condition.
– Malcolm Ross & John Stevens

The most profound discovery that we can make is our discovery of self. Our identity rests in the kind of people we are. To understand who we are and to develop fully as human beings, we must explore the nature of our humanness and the purpose of our lives.

The life which is unexamined is not worth living.
– Plato

Consider how the discovery of self has been reflected and developed in a literary text or texts you have studied. Discuss the idea(s) developed by the text creator(s) about the effect a search for identity has on discovery of self.

Duration: 2.5 hours. (2 hours + 30 minutes extra).
Materials: An approved non-electronic dictionary, thesaurus, writer’s reference.
Electronic Devices: Only the workstation and software provded may be accessed. No access to internet, no USB/wireless devices, no cell phones, no iPods, no, no, no. Devices may be placed in the “Fun Bucket” to be collected when you leave.

Additional Exam Instructions:

  • Student number in header.
  • Style: Times, 12pt, double-spaced, page number in footer(no bold/italic/underlines).
  • Print only to the Lab printer(XANADU).
  • The exam supervisor will return your papers from the printer to you.
  • Attach a rubric(Critical Analysis of Texts) and score your own paper.
  • Submitt papers to exam supervisor.
  • You can leave the room when your exam has been completed.

Rubric

Critical Response Rubric

Critical Response Rubric

Religion 25 Final Exam

Would God enjoy a game of Bingo? Yahtzee? Battleship? Texas Hold’em? Would God enjoy the lottery?

Just a random (rhetorical) thought.

Anyway, determine which questions have been randomly assigned to you. Do only the questions you’ve been assigned. Your grade will not exceed 100%. Mwaahahaa.

Good luck.

  1. (___/4) What is the difference between Faith and superstition?
  2. (___/1) What was the inscription at Delphi?
  3. (___/2) Is there such thing as Natural Modesty?
  4. (___/2) How can Sophists be objectively wrong?
  5. (___/2) What did the Pre-Socratics think about Fate and Sickness?
  6. (___/6) How are Jesus and Socrates alike?
  7. (___/2) In Greek mythology, who was Hermes?
  8. (___/3) What is the difference between a Sophist and a Philosopher?
  9. (___/2) What did Socrates mean when he said, “He who knows what good is will do good?”
  10. (___/2) Explain Plato’s … “a longing to return to the realm of the soul.”
  11. (___/3) Describe Plato’s Academy.
  12. (___/6) According to Plato, what is the relationship of man to the State?
  13. (___/2) Can you have true knowledge about something in a constant state of change?
  14. (___/2) From the Majors Cabin: What came first, substance or form or the ideal?
  15. (___/2) Who would make a better sculptor, Plato or Aristotle?
  16. (___/2) Are we born with innate ideas?
  17. (___/4) What were Aristotle’s Four Causes?
  18. (___/2) For Aristotle, contrast living and non-living.
  19. (___/2) What does Aristotle mean by “The First Mover”?
  20. (___/2) Discuss Aristotle’s women as “unfinished men?”
  21. (___/6) What are Aristotle’s 3 “good” and “bad” constitutions?
  22. (___/5) According to Aristotle, what is Happiness? Golden Mean?
  23. (___/2) Compare & Contrast a “Plato School” with an “Aristotle School.”
  24. (___/5) Indicate the factors that contribute to the formation of a person’s philosophy of life.
  25. (___/2) Why did Sophie’s teacher giver her an A on her Religious knowledge test? Why could he have given her a D?
  26. (___/2) When is Sophie’s birthday? Hilde’s?
  27. (___/2) What is the difference between Eastern and Western mysticism?
  28. (___/4) What are the four medicinal herbs of Epicureus?
  29. (___/2 ) Why were Cynics happy?
  30. (___/2) What did Diogenes say to Alexander the Great?
  31. (___/2) Why are legal statutes unnecessary to Stoics?
  32. (___/2) What desire was common to all of the Hellenistic philosophers?
  33. (___/2) How much chocolate would Epicureus eat?
  34. (___/2) Who are the “garden philosophers”? Why?
  35. (___/2) Would Plotinus enjoy basketball or volleyball?
  36. (___/2) What does Aquinas believe are the two paths to God?
  37. (___/1) What inscription did Paul find on an alter?
  38. (___/1) What does “Sophia” mean?
  39. (___/2) When we talk about Socarates and Jesus, what dangers do we come across?
  40. (___/3) Who were the three great kings of Israel?
  41. (___/4) What was Paul’s revolutionary philosophy of God?
  42. (___/1) What is “polytheism”?
  43. (___/2) What was God’s covenant with Abraham and his seed?
  44. (___/2) What is the purpose of life according to Indo-European cultures?
  45. (___/6) What is the difference between the Indo-European and Semite origins?
  46. (___/1) What scared Sophie and Joanna about the postcards?
  47. (___/4) What were the most important senses for the Semetics and the Indo-Europeans?
  48. (___/3) Should non-Jews first become Jewish before becoming a Christian?
  49. (___/2) What did Jesus call God that was unprecedented in the Jewish community?
  50. (___/2) Name the capitals of the Eastern and Western Empires?
  51. (___/1) What is the Latin word for Pope?
  52. (___/4) What epochs surrounded the middle ages?
  53. (___/1) The word “Christ” is a Greek translation of what Hebrew word meaning “the anointed one”?
  54. (___/2) With whom would Plato be more comfortable – Indo-Europeans or Semites?
  55. (___/4) Compare and Contrast Plato with St. Augustine.
  56. (___/2) Who was the female follower of Paul?
  57. (___/6) What three cultures emerged from the Divided Roman Empire?
  58. (___/3) “Almost all medieval philosophy centered on this one question.” What is this question?
  59. (___/2) What did St. Augustine say about Free Will?
  60. (___/2) Who was St. Thomas Aquinas’s famous teacher?
  61. (___/1) How many hours did the middle ages last?

Essay
What, if anything, do the chocolate cookies on your desk have to do with philosophy? Consider any of the following or come up with your own reasons.

Fate put them here and it is their destiny to be eaten – Pre Socratics
They are a message from the Gods. – Hermes
They were bought and paid for. – Sophists
They are longing to return to the realm of the soul. – Plato
They are from Delphi – Know Thy Cookie!
They are created by a First Baker. – Aristotle
I don’t know. – Socrates
It’s better than Hemlock. – Socrates
The existence of appetite shows man’s place in society. – Plato
Cookies? What cookies? These are mere shadows. – Plato
These cookies will not eat themselves, they are nonliving. – Aristotle
The abundance of cookies only demonstrates the appeal of a Golden Mean. – Aristotle
The abundance of cookies demonstrates that the ideal is immutable. – Plato
The cookies are here because the task was required for homework. – Sophie’s Teacher.
The cookies are a portal to a parallel hyper-reality in which we are the ideas. – Alberto Knox