Objectives: Students will reflect and discuss the importance and application of freedom of expression and civil liberties by analyzing the issues posed by a specific case scenario and a Star Trek TV series episode.
Instructions: Review the resources listed on the prerequisite section. Then proceed to answer the questions presented in this assignment.
- http://www.fldoe.org/safe-schools/bullying-prevention.stml (Links to an external site.)
- https://cyberbullying.org/bullying-laws (Links to an external site.)
- https://www.cnn.com/videos/cnnmoney/2018/05/30/woman-sued-gynecologist-writing-yelp-review-mxp.hln/video/playlists/money-and-health/ (Links to an external site.)
- https://cdt.org/insight/cdts-guide-to-online-privacy-tips/ (Links to an external site.)
- Star Trek the Next Generation TV Episode 21 Season 4: The Drumhead.
Additional Notes & Requirements:
- Write the question number as a header for each answer in your submission.
- Assignment is due shortly after the end of class.
- Answers must be submitted in plain text using Canvas only. Do NOT submit any files.
- Each question must be answered in order to receive credit.
- Answers must have a minimum of 150 words per question unless stated differently in the question’s instructions.
- Responses that are below the minimum word count requirement, are vague, simple repeat what was asked, or are obviously wordy without substance may receive a zero (0) or a substantially lower grade.
- Answers will be graded on completion.
- Answers submitted as comments (in the comments section) will NOT be accepted.
- Assignment will not be accepted after its closing time in Canvas.
- If a pre-discussion survey is submitted late, but before its closing time in Canvas, it will receive a 50% grade penalty regardless of the reason.
- Submit your answers a few minutes before the deadline to avoid the submission be marked as late.
- What risks do you run in posting online reviews? What limits, if any, should be placed on review comments?
- How would you clearly distinguish between hate speech versus speech that is merely annoying, critical, or offensive? Would you be willing to defend someones right to use annoying, critical, or offensive speech? How would you respond if such speech were directed at you or a loved one?
- Comment on the main issue address by the Star Trek The Next Generation Episode The Drumhead. What technologies or futuristic abilities are shown that posed privacy-freedom issues and why? What is the main ethical message of this episode? (100 words minimum).
- Can there be exceptions to the application of freedom rights? Why? Do you know of any? (100 words minimum).
"Place your order now for a similar assignment and have exceptional work written by our team of experts, guaranteeing you A results."