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 #6 specific example – cave paintings found in Alabama

Text: Art News. “The Largest Cave Drawings in North America Have Been Found in Alabama.” https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/cave-drawings-spirits-archaeology-1234627524/ Extract: “The largest cave drawings in North America have been discovered in Alabama, according to a study by Jan F. Simek, Stephen Alvarez, and Alan Cressler in the archaeology journal Antiquities. The five large figures discovered include three Read more…

November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #1 specific example – Japan’s Defence Ministry and language

Text: The Japan News. “Japan’s Defense Ministry uses multiple languages in battle for public opinion.” https://japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/politics/government/20220506-25612/ Extract: “To strengthen its response to “intelligence warfare,” the Defense Ministry has been working to transmit messages in multiple languages, including Chinese and Korean, when posting information related to its defense cooperation and joint 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 #2 specific example – Estonia / Russian negotiations

Text: “‘Why Bother Talking To Liars?’ Estonia’s Former President Says No Point Negotiating With Russia.” Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty . https://www.rferl.org/amp/ukraine-war-ilves-interview-western-response/31805297.html In the interview Estonia’s Former President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, discusses the pointless of negotiating with Russia about the invasion of Ukraine. He states “why bother talking to liars Read more…