EMOTION VS. REASON

Reason and emotion – two ways of knowing that when first thinking about it, seem to be the complete opposites of each other: When you make a decision, you either listen to your heart – emotion – or your head – reason. Thinking about it further, sometimes these two ways of knowing overlap, sometimes you […]

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REAL LIFE LOGICAL FALLACY

When I heard the title for our next blog post –  a real life logical fallacy – I had to immediately think of the far-right political party in Germany, the AfD or Alternative for Germany. Watching the news or reading the newspaper, I, personally, can always almost immediately identify that most of what the party’s […]

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MATRIX: BLUE OR RED PILL?

What pill would you choose? Would you choose the truth over everything else, over security and continuing living happily as you know it? Would you ignore the truth, knowledge? These are the questions you ask yourself or are asked whenever the scene of the film Matrix comes up, when Neo is asked by Morpheus which […]

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TOK SONG

When we were first told to choose our own TOK song, I had no idea that song to choose. There didn’t seem to be a song that was quite right, that actually seemed to relate to TOK. So when I was back home, I started to look through the songs of some great song writers […]

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MY FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF TOK

When I first heard about another subject that is part of the IB, I was pretty annoyed, regarding the circumstance that this program already brings a lot of other work with it. So why do you need an additonal subject, why do you need TOK or why do you need CAS and the Extended Essay? […]

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