Monday, September 24, 2007

Guiding Questions for Alan Watts excerpt

By 6 am tomorrow (9/25) morning:

Answer the following questions on your blog. Use complete sentences and and provide evidence from the reading - cite page and paragraph numbers (p. 19, 1st par.) Title your post "Watts Reading Response."

What is Watts' thesis? What is his view of religion? What does Watts see as the problem with the concept of "conquering" nature?How does Watts define the "new experience"? (p. 11)What does Watts see as the purpose of myths?How does Watts think someone finds his/her true identity?Draw a connection between this reading and 1984 and/or the song, "2+2 = 5." Cite specific passages to support your claim.

No comments: