How free is our speech? Should there be limits on free speech? If so, what would these limits be? Watch the following episode of SBS Insight which deals with these questions and offers multiple examples and perspectives on freedom of speech in Australian society today. As you listen, try to come up with your own "rules of free speech". What are the limits of freedom of speech according to you?
Sorry I can't be there today! Hope you enjoy the video below in preparation for our excursion to the mosque next Wednesday.
What are your values?
What are your top three values? Note them on the link below.
What I value/enjoy/invest time in/feel strongly about/stay up at night thinking about...
Values of different social groups
Sometimes different groups of people can be recognised by different values or priorities they hold. Think about the following social groups and identify one or two values they tend to have (click the links below). Remember that these are generalisations and there are always exceptions. Also remember to be respectful in any comments you make.
Spot the values:
Watch these videos and identify at least three values for each character. Add any observations you make to the chart above.
The me I want to be and the me I am
After thinking about values and looking at these videos, reflect again on your own values. Think about how you want others to see you and how you actually behave. Is there a difference?