Skydiving – Bungee Jumping – Risky Pursuits – Multi-billion dollar global industry – Extremely Popular – Extreme injuries – B/w 2000 & 2011 4 million injuries – It all about excitement & thrill – All in the name of personal glory – If things go wrong – Heavy price – Humans aren’t supposed to fly – Overcome it by better equipment.
Buy & Use when they want them – Good condition – Little Wastage – Many think too much packing – Example snacks – Eaten while moving on roads, etc. – (make your own example of over packing) – Highly competitive – All under pressure to come up with new ideas & solutions – No business want to spend more on packaging – Overboard on packaging – Like trays, inside box, include a plastic container with cardboard wrap around it – Ex: Mc Donald’s – Encourage us to eat while walking -Throw it on the streets.
To find happiness & success- Pay attention – Control over type of environment – Goals can’t achieve if in the wrong environment – Influence ourselves – By people we surround ourselves – Ex: Social network over own behavior (else make your own example) – Hang around people who are obese and unhealthy – Become same as them – If hang with people lazy – Become same as like them – Places we spend most of the time – Will motivates and inspires us – ex: ( make your own) – We should not distract from it.
Climate Change / Global Warming:
Carbon-dioxide (co2) mission – By companies and consumers – effectively address global warming -Reduce the amount of heat-trapping emissions Putting into atmosphere -Treat to global warming as individual – Demand the elected leaders to support on it – Expand renewable energy sources – Clean system – Reduce deforestation – Less cleansing Oxygen – Wildlife protect – Global warming reduce with good methods – Pollution control – lose of Biodiversity – Alarming at an unnecessary rate – try to reduce it.
Role of Television:
Television playing an Important role in our lives – Cheap one – Improves the science and technology – Know about the politics, New things to the people – Good for house wife’s, old people, no work – Isolate each other – More life like – Vivid & real – Keep’s family together – Tells news, weather report, disaster like flood, winds etc.
Dis-advantages: Time waster – No time for activities for children – Neglecting everything like sleep, meals, work – Becoming lazier – TV while eating instead of talking each other – loss of the relationship.
Decision Making (Employee’s Opinion):
Empower to success the organisation – Saves money – Increases the productivity of Organisation – Reduce outsourcing – Improving morals (Positive attitude) – Long-term reliable with company – Teamwork (helps) – Relationship become stronger in group environment – Particular area of employee at job know the In’s and Out’s of the problem – Freedom to the employee’s – innovative things comes out from different minds
Negatives: The suggestion may be of his personal interest – may harm the company – Solution to this is final decision has to take by the higher authority only (weather good or bad to the company).
Environment degradation or Deforestation :
Deforestation – Less cleansing of Oxygen – Wildlife – Global warming – Pollution Control – Alarming at an unnecessary rate (reduce it) – Loss of Biodiversity.
Written Assessment or Formal Assessment (How exams valid):
Participate fully in today’s society & contribute to economy – learning, thinking, communicating each other -Central to the process of effective teaching & learning of writing – convey thoughts, ideas – Formative assessments assess & gauge us – Strengthen – Further development – Feedback to improve in future -Manage abilities – Sometimes written assessments create working under pressure – children become ill on the day of exam unable to write exam – It cannot test complete book – stressful sometimes.
Big business – Multi stores at one place – Collection of retail stores & restaurants – Parking free – Holiday with family convenient place – All housed in one place – it include all type of items – Groceries, Cloths, Shoes, Reading books, Food court, Cinemas, Entertainment, Games etc.. – Chit chat with friends and can enjoy shopping
The crowd on weekends and offer seasons – Parking also creates the problem – Tempting special offers – Make us unnecessary things to buy.
No time to relax & recharge (energy) – Performance levels suffers – Maintain healthy environment – Balance work & personal responsibilities – Like today’s most important to look after children, housework, volunteering, spouse & Elder parents care – Disadvantages like – Stress – Long work hours – Healthy risks – Increase smoking, alcohol consumption – Weight gain – depression – Physical & Mental issues – Solution to these – Wellness programs running – Gym’s with benefit packages in the companies – Fitness centres with trainers – Yoga – Picnic visits – Self-Management – Control ourselves.
Law Changes Human Behaviour:
Law control the behaviour of society – law can only prohibit people’s evil behaviour by government force – Ensure peace & stability of society – Moral judgement by avoid punishment – rules are necessary – laws are different in societies – Formed by authorities – LAW CAN CONTROL BUT CANNOT CHANGE BEHAVIOR – Fear it creates if any illegal done – Punished – laws should change according to the human nature – Limit the people activities – cannot shape minds & hearts – And one should think, why high crime rate? – Even there are laws.
Marriage before Studies:
Numerous disadvantages – Greater problem when dependent on parents – Tension – Paying tuition fee – Time constraint on newlyweds – Balance time at home, adjust new-life, academics – Organize everything – Often left with no time – Less time on personal growth – College life restrict parties, functions, relationships – Drop in grades, goals – Cut’s the growth & maturation – So – Most need self-Support – Living own – Making decisions – Marriage Prevent all.
Pros/Cons of this Era-Daily Invention:
More convenient & accessible – Technology advancement – Education advanced greatly – Ex: Computers – Global learning – Agriculture has equipped more with machines – Less labor – Medical achievements – positive level in the economy.
Cons: More depending on computers – WHEN MACHINE BREAKS/CRASHES – ALMOST DISABLED UNTIL IT SOLVED – Ex: (make your own) – Put’s people distinct – Become less self-reliant – Human workers has less value – Unemployment (10 workers = 1 Computer) – makes us slaves.
Imitating Celebrities in Sports & Movies:
Now a days – Extremely influenced to live teenagers – positive role models and deadly negative influences also – Celebrities most expensive things post on internet – Like clothes,bags etc.. – Public attention – Negative effects – Like drive after drunk – Drug abuse/addiction – alcohol drinking – eating disorders – Low self-esteem, confidence – More & more stories and pictures on internet – illicit activities like partying drinking – Risky behavior – death also – Teen girls flips through favorite fashion magazine – inducted with pic’s & articles – may damage their behavior – Some Guide in Positive also – Ex; (make your own) – Right direction – So prohibit unhealthy images in public.
Recent Inventions Proved Beneficial:
First, it sticks in our mind Computer – make lives easier – Tell activities – Multitasking – Minimize work and deduce – Manipulate store information like writing – No need of paper to store – Rewrite – Helpful in all fields – like Education, Entertainment, Job, Video games, Movies, Songs, Chat with friends on the internet – Paper presentations etc…
Make the world together – Share information quickly & efficiently – Global village to Industrial Technology – Cheaper – Text messages, Email anywhere free – Video conferences – Bridge cultural gap (Difficult cultures to communicate)
Job redundancies – Downsizing lower & middle-level jobs – PRIVACY TO INFORMATION – Lack of job security – As technology keeps on changing – Update every time – Dominate culture of English.
Learning a New Language at Early Age:
Promotes better understanding, psychology, diversity – Bilingual helps to understand the structure of language – In-depth view of other culture – Saves time a lot – No worrying of mistakes of language – Something out of ordinary – More creative – better performance solving skills – Critical thinking – flexibility of mind setting – multi-tasking – Improves listening skills – Brain works harder – Those environment people have stronger working memories – better reading, calculating & other vital skills – switch one task to another easily.
Under Developed Countries Tourism:
Recently, low cost fair international travel – development in tourism as key to the economy – Increase the variety of services – Like hotels, transport,restaurants, Entertainment – Number of jobs increases – Development infrastructure – Green industry – low pollution – beautiful nature landscapes – Local cuisine become popular & advertises. — Dis-advantages – harmful to country – Like loss of culture – changes in lifestyle, costumes, Language – Carry expensive objects like cameras, bags etc.. – Target for thieves – crime rate increases – increase in drug consumption — Conclusion – Greatly beneficial to economy – Jobs increases without need of higher education – No risk to the environment – Pollution controls.
“The Only thing that Interface with Learning is My Education ” – Einstein or
“My education is the Hindrance of the process of my Learning” – Einstein
Formal education tends to limit the thinking of subject – Ex: Law of gravity – taught in school – Most engineers taught that something must be done THIS way – So no simple solution to complex problems — Einstein recognize – education also limits – Research has done – the Only interface with my learning is education – Self Educate — Could you imagine if education would have been so high level to teach Einstein to that level he was Urging for! — Education does not guarantee to give correct knowledge – Education has high priority today’s world – Education has changed – Ex: Medical field has many changed else many have died – Einstein would have fit nowadays but back in old days – So he saying, he being taught 6th grade education in highest college at time – And he wasted higher education,
Illiterate of 21st Century…. Learn, Relearn, and Unlearn:
It was stated by “Alvin Toffler” – World’s best education system – Learn: Has not been given respect by all prayers – Unlearning & Relearning do not mean one should forget, learn it again – Unlearning: Happen when you open to new perspective of things you already know – Relearning: Happen when you accept a new perspective and appreciate your knowledge – Overcome misunderstanding, misconception – Britain prime minister “Tony Blair” statement is ‘Education’ – Education is about moulding the future of our nation and of each individual.
Recent Technology Boon or Curse:
Changes the way we live – Ex: Mobile’s – Information accessible to a large number of people – Traveling – Ex: cars, trains, plains – Travel faster – (refer to Era-Daily Invention Topic).
English will remain as dominant:
Countries like England, Canada, America, Australia use English – Most books, thesis paper, internet articles – Written in English – Translate to English – most software and application – written in English – Foreign music, movies, books & style – as a single city (world) – Advertisements in English – Hoardings, Boards, Economic Transactions etc… in English – Future trend more trade.
Advertisements in Schools:
Changes take place – Commercialism – Budget shortfalls – Funds crunches – Huge Budgets cuts – Income increases – Better faculty, Motivated teachers – Advance view – Better equipment & intelligent decision making – Important infrastructure & standard – Negative of advertisement is Immature to think of children – may mislead them.