November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #5 specific example – blasphemy charges in Pakistan

Text: Shweta Sharma. “Imran Khan to face blasphemy charges after new Pakistan PM called a ‘traitor’ and ‘thief’ in Saudi Arabia.” Independent. https://www.independent.co.uk/asia/south-asia/imran-khan-blasphemy-case-shehbaz-sharif-b2069341.html Excerpt: “Imran Khan has been booked under Pakistan’s blasphemy law along with 150 others after the country’s new prime minister Shehbaz Sharif was met with abusive language Read more…

November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #5 specific example – population drop in Japan

Text: “Japan’s population plummeted by 640,000 in 2021 for biggest drop on record.” Japan Times https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2022/04/15/national/population-drop-japan-record/ Extract: “Japan’s population totaled 125,502,000 as of Oct. 1, down 644,000 from a year earlier to mark the biggest decline on record in the rapidly graying nation, government data showed Friday. The population dipped for Read more…

November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #5 specific example – homosexuality and faces

Text: Scientific American. “There’s Something Queer about That Face.” https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/bering-in-mind/something-queer-about-that-face/h Sexuality in some respects is quite difficult to measure but there has been more recent research that has attempted to get measurable data. The article discusses how one measurement of faces can possibly reveal information about sexuality.