May 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #2 – 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/ 2. To what extent do you agree with the claim that “there’s a world of difference between truth and facts” (Maya Angelou)? Answer with reference 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 #4 specific example – article on dropping gang membership

Text: As revised laws squeeze yakuza, gang rosters slowly shrink.” Asahi Shinbun. Extract: “Tougher laws and prefectural rules have made life increasingly difficult for yakuza gangs in Japan, leading to a gradual exodus of members over the past decade, sources said.” https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14456883 The news article (and the broader topic of 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…