1. The Science of the Human! what makes us Human? how do writers in this week’s module answer that question. Refer to the Charon’s text( What Does it Mean to be Human?: Human Nature, society, and culture) as well as either of our two documentaries: what Makes us Human and Becoming Human. 2 Allegory of the cave! Consider Plato’s Allegory. Describe other “caves” in modern life in which people might be “imprisoned” or feel “imprisoned”. 3 The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World. Describe the impact of the drowned man on the village in the story? What does the story suggest about human beings and their construction of “reality.” Can this story be connected to Adichie’s Ted Talk in any way?. 4 Disobedience as a Psychological and Moral Problem. How does Fromm suggest we understand disobedience? Are his ideas relevant to us in today’s society? 5. Liking For Cowards. Described Franzen’s argument in your own words. Does his argument have merit? Explain. 6. The Flight From Conversation. Discuss ideas and observations from Turkle’s texts ( the Ted talk and the Flight from conversation) that resonates with you. 7. Parable of a Sower. A. Discuss any part of the text that resonates with you. B. Construct a discussion question from chapters 1-5 of the text.