idea of progress bac anglais

Les 4 notions au BAC – définitions et idées pour les illustrer

1.Myths and Heroes What is a myth? A myth is a well-known story which was made up in the past to explain natural events or to justify religious beliefs or social customs. There may not be records or other proof that they happened, but at least some parts of myths may be true. All cultures have myths. What is a hero? A hero is someone who is admired […]

Is progress always positive?

Thank you « chbo78 » for suggesting these videos! They really help illustrate the negative aspects of the idea of progress: what negative impacts can progress have on our society and on our planet? « Can we auto-correct humanity? » « Dear future generations: sorry »  « Why I think this world should end » This is what I want […]

What is progress?

Here are a few videos about progress: What is progress? Progress is movement in the right direction: Progress is education for all: Progress is hope:   On the other hand, what are the negative effects of technology:   What impact has « progress » had on the planet? What is the human […]

The idea of progress (1)

The Idea of Progress   The Idea of Progress is the theory that the different advances in technology, science, and social organization can produce an improvement in the human condition. That is, people can become happier in terms of quality of life (social progress) through economic development (modernization), and the application of science and technology (scientific progress).  Progress implies change […]