Discussion: Burkini Ban in France

Read this first: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3754395/Wealthy-Algerian-promises-pay-penalty-Muslim-woman-fined-France-wearing-burkini.html

Then this: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-37382318

What are your reactions so far?  Make notes.

Now, consider these cartoonists’ responses: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37197701

Especially this one: https://www.reddit.com/r/TrollXChromosomes/comments/4zo9r6/burkinigif/

Finally, watch this video and consider to what extent you agree with the speaker: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/video/2015/jun/24/hijab-not-oppression-feminist-statement-video

Be ready to discuss in class, and feel free to do additional research to share with your classmates.



All you need is love? Some resources on one of the most pervasive topics in life!

We particularly ‘love’ this insight into the components of love:

And here’s another take on the all-consuming matter:

And a link to a surprising article! http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160212-the-unexpected-origin-of-love

Plus a 75 year longitudinal study shows that love is indeed the key to happiness: http://www.inc.com/melanie-curtin/want-a-life-of-fulfillment-a-75-year-harvard-study-says-to-prioritize-this-one-t.html