AN INQUIRY INTO WORLDVIEWS
DIRECTIONS: Please answer the following five sets
of questions. We are interested in your views and opinions. We will review
and update this inquiry during the midterm and at the end of the class.
Have you discussed war and peace within your family or with other care providers? If yes, explain.
Have any books/movies significantly influenced
your views on war and peace? If yes, explain which books or movies.
2. How would you define war? Peace? Justice?
Do you think your definitions are similar to those
of most people? Explain.
3. Do you think of war as a major problem today? Explain.
Compared to 10-15 years ago, do you see the world as safer or more dangerous today? Explain
What do you see as the major causes of war?
What do you see as the future of war? Less or
more war? Less or more dangerous?
4. Do you think of peace as a major problem today? Explain.
Compared to 10-15 years ago, do you see the world as more or less peaceful? Explain.
What do you see as the major causes of peace? Explain.
What do you see as the future of peace? More or
5. How would you define justice? How does a sense
of justice influence our understanding of war and peace? Explain.