Jensen's Goals (2)
Destroy the way we see the world
Enforce confidence in our ideas
Trying to understand to be in right relation with yourself, to others & larger living world
Understanding your place in human community
Staying connected to larger living world
Socrates Quote (Def & Meaning)
The unexamined life is not worth living
(Scrutinize political & moral code that is handed to you)
Can morality and politics exist alone?
Is everyone Political?
Two types of way to be political
Passive & Active
Journalism is as art that takes us deeper into what? and forces people to what?
Journalism can prevent us from reaching out into other what?
Nothing is important until you have...
written about it.
Your always encouraged to leave home but...
there is always work at home.
Palestine papers shed light on..
Conflicts of Israel and palestine conflict
William Sloane Coffin Jr. said socrates was wrong with his quote why?
its not the unexamined life but the uncommented life
Willam Sloane Coffin JR 2 objectives..
Need a willingness to take action
Your task is to change the world
Pain is the way we...
Journalism can articulate BLANK and challenge BLANK
pain , power
Pain is the distribution of BLANK and BLANK
power and wealth
Three modes of Inquiry
Philosophical Inquiry searches for... is considered.... but with little....
the truth....universially true....actual truth
Historical inquiry looks at the .....of people, the ..... of human culture, while looking back and finding.....
different organization, specificity, faults
Sociological inquiry look at how this is distributed and how it operates
Three levels of inquiry
Empirical inquiry wants to know this through observation
Example of Empirical inquiry
how many people are voting
This shapes empirical inquiry
Analytical and Normative views
Analytical Inquiry takes data and puts it...
in display form
Normative inquiry tell the world...
how it should be
normative inquiry asserts this if followed
benefits will arise from instructions
Independent journalism is necessary to...
check abuse of power
Analytical and Normative inquiry shapes this
how we view the world
We were born told this
How the world works
What does it mean when knowledge is pre theoretical?
Analysis about the world is affeted by an already existing theory of how it works
If you are aware that knowledge is pre theoretical what happens?
it will enhance clarity!
Normative claim about democracy:
It requires these kind of elections, a freedom of....and....
free,fair,open and contested
association and expression
If is this country democratic not a good question what is?
To what degree are the features of a society democratic
Competing Visions are ... of human nature
Human nature is widely...
Popular democracy maximizes....
Participation of ordinary people
Managerial Democracy institutionalizes... and lets who makes decisions
elite control, representatives
Managerial Democracy is a reaction by who
people who want to be in power
C douglas was a promoter of
Radical Democracy (Popular)
C Douglas wanted to expand...
participation in the struggle for democracy
Does democracy change?
Samuel P Huntington had a .... outlook
Said who needed to stay out
those who rose to power in the 60's
Bertolt Brecht said what about ordinary men?
Those who lead the country to the abyss call ruling too difficult for ordinary men
What are the three impediments of healthy democratic conversation?
"Greatest nation on earth"
who is #1 in military spending
why doesnt the claim of greatest nation on earth not make sense?
Theres no specific criteria to measure
Greatest nation on earth show that we needa to let go of....
Whats wrong with "national interest"
There is no single unified interest
Special interests is simply what.... is
Why do people push a national interest
They are pushing their OWN interest
How do you get defined as antiamerican
when you express critque
what is the life blood of democracy
Is "anti american found anywhere else"
Antidemocratic says sovereignty lies with....
if you argue antiamerican your saying....
shouldnt be part of conversation
Harry Emerson Fosdick said democracy is based upon the conviction that....
there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people
In a political economy you can talk about a distribution of power without...
a distribution of wealth
Why are freedom of speech and freedom of association of greater influence
Top 20% has how much of the wealth?
Wealth inequality is
It is assumed that democracy depends on....
concentrations of wealth lead to
concentrations of power
Concentration of power is bad why
makes democracy hard to achieve
Capitalism has become a wrongful synonym for what
When did capitalism arise
when europe started with imperialism
how old is capitalism
200 years old
why do mainstream journalist say they can be trusted
they claim neutrality
Did indian journalism claim neutrality
Cant be a journalist without what
Must create what for good journalist
Where did demo orginate
no one home
accoriding to dahl which depends on which demo or capital.
democracy depends on capitalism
Who controls property?
where do exchanges of goods and services occur
in the market
When is economy healthy?
when its growing
first phase of capitalism?
rise of fossil fuels
2nd phase of capitalism
move to credit and production is moved to cheaper coutntries
Lives revolve around what
In order to critique media/politcs what must u pay attention to
3 critical identity questions
3 critical questions about capitalism
What is a person under capitalism?
can we create real democracy under capitalism?
is sustainability possible under capitalism
A system is democratic to the degree that ordinary people...
have a meaningful role in formation of public policy
how big is the gap between rhetoric of the powerful and reality of the world
why did US support egypt
to create stability in middle east
what Defines democracy as participation
the degree of participation
define demo as ratification
most wont participate but ratify choices made by others
define demo as consumption
consume like products
Citizens of demo can be (3)
What is the promise of democracy
to be fully human
Has their ever been a labor based party in america
Howard Zinn quote
US alone has the right to bring civilization or demo or liberty to the rest of the world HOW
by violence if necessary
Who was 1st state to establish demo. principles in modern state
No USA without what
Genocide of Native Americans 95% above gone
Industrial revolution couldn't existed without
necessary conditions for demo
free open elections and civil liberties
things that help demo
transparancy of govt, participation, supportive culture
How is OD philosophical
principles should & could be universalized
looks back on what works and what doesnt
exisiting distributions of wealth and power
see how it works?
this is how is should be