WEEK 3 AP/SOSC 1000 9.0 A #02
A.Attendance & Housekeeping (5mins)
B. Signup for GL Assignment/discussion (5mins)
C. What students are expected to do in GL assignment (5mins)
D.– All students are expected to participate
- Last 30mins
- Due next week (5%)
E. GL (30mins)
Discussion Questions (45 mins)
1. What are the main themes in the readings and Rasky film?
2. What are some of the ways in which Othrodoxy is challenged in the
3. What are some of the connections b/w the Rasky film, and the readings
(Zinn and McNeil)?
4. In the context of the Zinn readings, discuss whether or not you agree with
the statement: “progress” and “Western civilization” are concepts that
need to be reexamined. Please state whether or not you AGREE or
DISAGREE. WEEK 3
In the Sarakatasani society, the honour of the family is literally the honour of its blood.
cuz blood is intimately related to courage and courage and physical strength is what men
need to defend his family. pg 102
the family is a unit in which solidarity is consolidated and his authority goes
unchallenged. Children take on the Christian name of the father and women takes on the
name of her husband. pg 102 2 paragraph.
His children must be born and grow up in a legitamte family. (Children must be born in a
legitimate family – it s a minimal requirement for the establishment of the honourable
Tradition and modernity
Would should not have premarital love affair
What the honourable man/Women? Let discuss it
Authority : the authority of the man is limited in a number of ways, some times absolute
pg 103. Authority is a also an expression of a collective decision and unanimity.
Prestige – also looks at whether or not the individual fulfills the more general
expectations of his various roles is a further consideration of his prestige.
Honor: it is the obligation of the Sakarakatsani to defend the family honour. Pg 105 (193
of the reading). That is why the family should ma