So far in this course, we have explored popular culture through the lenses of history, the humanities, and the natural and applied sciences. The social science lens is the last piece of the puzzle. Look back over the topics you chose to discuss in previous discussions; select one and reexamine it now through the social sciences.
Each discussion is meant to be a collaborative space for conversation in which to process the concepts within the course. To ensure an interesting and respectful discussion, you are encouraged to think creatively about your initial posts and build upon the points made by your peers. Discussing challenges that face our world often means investigating opinions and ideas different from your own. Remember to remain thoughtful and respectful towards your peers and instructor in your discussion post and replies. It is also important to review the module resources and read the prompts in their entirety before participating in the discussion.
Create one initial post and follow up with at least two response posts.
For your initial post, address the following: