Good Life Midterm Summary Review
Good Life Midterm Summary Review IUF 1000
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Good Life Midterm Review (2/16/16) Highlights From Lecture La Dolce Vita (1960)- Federico Fellini Translates as “the sweet life” or the “Good life: Post war society Europe Very specific to the time it was made and the place it was presented Stars Marcello rubini o Individual/group: he represents both himself and also the emergence of bourgeois (upper middle class European society) after world war 2 The paparazzi=character itself, gives us models of sharing daily, contemporary life, love and obsession of self and with others o Determines whether its mediated (through media or newspaper) or physical (personal, face to face) o Mediated experiences that are becoming real Sharing the self o Sharing the event o The fantasy o The obsession of others o The obsession with others Sharing stories of love and sweet life o Picture of post war Italy: Witnessing the Madonna scene Selfie of Italy, himself, genre of film at that time Italian Neorealism National film and literary movement Focused on working class, on location, using non- professional actors Pop legitimized the dolce vita, calling it like a circus tent The Darjeeling Limited (2007) by Wes Anderson Whitman brothers on a journey to enlightenment in India on a train Maya: point of view whereby the world is seen as an illusion For Siddhartha: maya is a veil of deception o Successive becoming of creating the real experience out of an illusion o Can be found in pleasure seeking, misfortune, suffering, etc o Maya is a small picture of the world Francis Whitman and siddhartha both control freaks, both tortured souls (contemplate suicide) Whitman brothers seeking their mother something more universal, allowing the lose of the self (seeking their mom, while they follow the tracks) Hesse describes each character in Siddhartha and how they’ve found enlightenment (some by experience, some by teachers) Francis starts with a step by step how to spiritual journey o Melts down alongside a river o Death in the river brings a discovery of the self o The death of a father Siddhartha’s possible suicide brings discovery of the self Siddhartha is made up of two words Siddha and artha Siddha= Achieved and Artha= what was searched for He who has found meaning Existence not only in body, in the world as multiple (essence) One who has attained his goals Goals were always changing Flesh! “Colorcentric thinking” Henrietta Lacks Harvesting of cancerous and noncancerous cells from the patient without her knowledge to gain insight on cervical cancer Still live today Have helped with the development of vaccines and various tests HeLa cells, dna has contributed millions to the human biological material industry Eduardo Kac (transgenic art) Alba the rabbit Alters color of the bunny, by shooting it up with fluorescent protein Art form based on the use of genetic engineering to transfer natural or synthetic genes to an organism, to create unique living beings Gfp: green fluorescent protein Ethics Moral principles that govern a person’s or group’s behaviors Morals Or pertaining to or concerned with the principles of rules of right conduct or distinction between right and wrong, ethical Human inventions, without us, they don’t exist The roots of Ayurveda (Dominik wujastyk) Translated text, truth transformed in some way Differentiated the truth from falsehood Science of truth as it is expressed in like “to know truth” Science of daily living and this system of knowledge rooted in the understanding of creation 3 types of experiences o perception o inference o reasoning o happen simultaneously o can differentiate truth from falsehood in experiences ways of investigating truth and falsehood I, you, we o Who you are socially o Who you are as an individual o Who you are as a whole Dan Graham Performance, Audience, Mirror Perception, inference, reasoning all happening simultaneously The five-fold happiness Vivien sung Luck, prosperity, happiness, longevity, wealth Possible to live a good life without being happy But not possible to be happy without a good life Wealth vs prosperity Wealth acquired through business prosperity: rank achieves through education and successive achievement perils of prosperity: individual gain from the collective good life, can’t steam roll over all people just for your own happiness, it won’t last wealth vs prosperity Herodotus “The history” reconstruction of the past to tell a certain truth philosophical implications of the examples of human experience revealed in their reconstruction of the past epic poem as “truthful” or “untruthful” long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral tradition narrating deed and adventures of heroic and legendary figures or the history of a nation
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