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Cultural Literacy

by Kim Packard
Films that focus on certain ideas or events that are highly relevant to human flourishing… a work in progress… Cultural literacy is not necessarily knowing everything in the Cultural Literacy Dictionary and scoring 100% on the cultural literacy tests but being familiar with certain concepts that are pivotal or seminal for universal human flourishing such as: cosmology, animal rights, freedom, inalienable human rights, fascism, dictatorship, apartheid, ecological footprint, capitalism, worker’s union, etc. BBC Radio 4 Marvyn Bragg’s In Our Time —488 programmes on history of ideas (culture, history, philosophy, religion,… Read more

Films that focus on certain ideas or events that are highly relevant to human flourishing… a work in progress…

Cultural literacy is not necessarily knowing everything in the Cultural Literacy Dictionary and scoring 100% on the cultural literacy tests but being familiar with certain concepts that are pivotal or seminal for universal human flourishing such as: cosmology, animal rights, freedom, inalienable human rights, fascism, dictatorship, apartheid, ecological footprint, capitalism, worker’s union, etc.

BBC Radio 4 Marvyn Bragg’s In Our Time —488 programmes on history of ideas (culture, history, philosophy, religion, science)

Filmmakers Library Online Catalogue

PBS program— The Question of God —“Arguably, few individuals have influenced the moral fabric of contemporary Western civilization more than Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis. Scientific skepticism and religious belief — the two worldviews these men represent — form the basis of The Question of God series. We will examine several of the basic issues of life in terms of these two conflicting views.”

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