Explain why conventional wisdom is not enough. Provide at least two examples and enough details in your response to demonstrate that you completed the assigned readings.
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Second Thoughts: Sociology Challenges Conventional Wisdom, 2020, 7th Edition
by Janet M. Ruane & Karen A. Cerulo Publisher: Sage Publications, Incorporated
Introduction Pages 1-10 in Ruane Textbook
Watch the following:
Video 1: Jain brings the future to life, creating experiences where people can touch, see and feel the potential of the world were creating. Do we want a world where intelligent machines patrol our streets, for instance, or where our genetic heritage determines our health care? Jains projects show why its important to fight for the world we want. Catch a glimpse of possible futures in this eye-opening talk.
https://www.ted.com/talks/anab_jain_why_we_need_to_imagine_different_futures?language=en (Links to an external site.) (14 Minutes)
Video 2: We are no longer valued for our creativity, says media theorist Douglas Rushkoff — in a world dominated by digital technology, were now just valued for our data. In a passionate talk, Rushkoff urges us to stop using technology to optimize people for the market and start using it to build a future centered on our pre-digital values of connection, creativity and respect.
https://www.ted.com/talks/douglas_rushkoff_how_to_be_team_human_in_the_digital_future?language=en (Links to an external site.)(12 minutes)
Video 3: Urban planner Ryan Gravel shares the story of how his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia, rallied to build a massive urban park that will transform an abandoned railroad track into 22 miles of public green space called the Atlanta BeltLine. The places we live arent inevitable, he says — and if we want something different, we need to speak up.
https://www.ted.com/talks/ryan_gravel_how_an_old_loop_of_railroads_is_changing_the_face_of_a_city?language=en (Links to an external site.) (11 minutes)