Area of Knowledge – Natural Sciences

The central metaphor for the acquisition of natural scientific knowledge in TOK is this idea of a map produced by the natural sciences, allowing us to understand the world around us. Natural Science helps us to predict what changes will occur in the world, and it gives us technology that allows us to change it….

“Be Like Mike”- Logical Fallacy…

Logical Fallacies are flaws in logic which render an argument or claim invalid. These faults in reasoning are displayed in all parts of our daily life, however, our inability to spot them is what is truly dangerous. Whether they may be subconsciously used by teachers and peers or purposely utilised in the world of politics…

The Blue Pill vs The Red Pill…

Recently in our Theory of Knowledge lesson, we watched a clip from the Matrix, in which, Neo is offered two pills by Morpheus. If he takes the blue pill then not only will Neo completely forget about the “Real World” but he will also return to the Matrix, which is a dream-like state that the…

A Whole New Perspective…

  After a few¬†long days of contemplating what songs relate to TOK, I learned two things, that I need to expand my musical knowledge, and that, funnily enough, most Disney songs have a deeper meaning behind their childish exteriors. In our infancy, these underlying themes are not given much thought but as we develop our…

My First Impressions of TOK…

My initial thoughts towards the Theory of Knowledge are drastically different to what I was expecting. After only a handful of lessons, the critical thinking and mentally stimulating discussions that have occurred during those periods have eliminated the skeptical thoughts that I harboured prior to the first lesson. The atmosphere in Mr Saha’s classroom during…