film discussion 9

Please read through the Film Discussion 1 lecture slides before viewing the films (important background information is included). (Sound and Fury)… (The Eye of the Storm)

Answer the following 4 questions in 2-3 sentences each:

Sound and Fury

  1. If we have the ability to minimize harmful effects of genetic conditions, does this mean that natural selection will no longer affect our species?
  2. Do you believe it is inappropriate to treat deafness as a disability? Is deafness medicalized?

The Eye of the Storm

  1. What insights did you gain from this film?
  2. What do you think might be the strengths/weaknesses of her approach, compared with other methods of trying to improve race relations?