Essay Option 2: Technology and digitalization play an important role in our lives. However, for the past two years printed book sales have increased and vinyl record sales are the highest they’ve been in 25 years. Is this important? Why or why not?
Essay Option 3: At the end of the Harry Potter series in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (book and movie) by J.K. Rowling, Harry gains possession of the Elder Wand, the most powerful wand ever made. Harry chooses to destroy the wand, breaking it into pieces and throwing the pieces away. Did Harry make the right or wrong choice? Why?
Essay Option 4: The passage below is from a speech made in the United States Senate at the beginning of the twentieth century. What are the implications of the idea of self-government as presented in this speech?
"Let men beware how they employ the term "self-government." It is a sacred term. It is the watchword at the door of the inner temple of liberty, for liberty does not always mean self-government. Self-government is a method of liberty - the highest, simplest, best - and it is acquired only after centuries of study and struggle and experiment and instruction and all the elements of the progress of man. Self-government is no base and common thing to be bestowed on the merely audacious. It is the degree which crowns the graduate of liberty, not the name of liberty's infant class, who have not yet mastered the alphabet of freedom."