Wednesday, February 02, 2005

PEACE EDUCATION (Activity # 1)

Peace Education (Activity #1)
Set of Question
  1. Comment on the rationale of the UNESCO Culture of Peace.
  2. Differentiate positive peace from negative peace.
  3. What is the relevance of Article 26 Paragraph 2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to peace education as an area of study.
  4. Is peaceful coexistence still possible in the advent of what Samuel Huntington referred to as the 'clash of civilization'?
  5. Comment on the article Patchwork of Terror, Mosaic of Peace authored by Terry Laggner.
  6. Do you support the struggle of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)? Justify your point(s).
  7. Explain how sports can promote peace in the international arena.
  8. What is wu-wei? Cite several examples which violate praxis of wu-wei.
  9. What are the relevant contributions of Wangari Maathai in the environmental movement in Kenya? Is she really deserving of winning the 2004 Nobel peace prize?
  10. React to the poem 'Telephone Conversation' by Wole Soyinka.