May 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #1 specific example – Indian man killed for cutting down a tree

Text: Muzaffar, Maroosha. “Indian man beaten to death by mob three months after he cut ‘holy’ tree.” The Independent. https://www.independent.co.uk/asia/india/india-jharkhand-mob-lynching-holy-tree-b1986976.html Extract: “A 34-year-old man was dragged out of his home and killed by a mob in India’s eastern Jharkhand state for cutting down a “holy” tree in October last year.” This news article Read more…

May 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #1 specific example – Indian atheist

Text: “Ravi Kumar Atheist: The Indian man fighting to be godless.” Extract: ““An Indian man is fighting for the right to believe in the non-existence of God. But Ravi Kumar’s quest for a document granting him legal recognition for his status has got him into trouble with the authorities. ” https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-50492808 Read more…

May 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #1 – basic knowledge questions

See the main page for the May 2022 TOK essay basic knowledge questions https://toktips.com/may-2022-tok-essay-prescribed-titles-sample-knowledge-questions/. Also, have a look at the TOK essay process here: https://toktips.com/the-tok-essay-process/ 1. Can there be knowledge that is independent of culture? Discuss with reference to mathematics and one other area of knowledge.  To what extent is Read more…

May 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #1 specific example – Japan’s population problem

Text: “To raise Japan’s tepid birthrate, get men off the couch.” Nikkei Asia. Excerpt: “Fathers doing less housework translates to sub-replacement fertility, study shows… One important step is to encourage men to do more child care and housework, according to an analysis by Nikkei.” https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Datawatch/To-raise-Japan-s-tepid-birthrate-get-men-off-the-couch Japan’s falling population problem is Read more…