You will write an original 7-8 page analytical essay (in the genre of a manifesto) on what it means to live fully human in the modern world.You will draw from global, historical traditions of the pre-modern world and make a case for their significance in your own growth and development (or that of your peers) as a human being in the modern world.You will use this assignment to explore how you can pursue a course of action or make a positive change to live more fully human.
A manifesto is a public declaration of the purpose, principles or plan of action of a group or individual. It declares one’s intentions, goals, ideals, and motives, and it is a call to action; it can challenge assumptions, foster commitment, and provoke change. In other words, it identifies a problem, offers a solution, declares an intention, goal, or ideal and gives explicit directions for carrying out an action plan to solve the problem.
What it means to live fully human.For the purpose of this assignment, you can think about “living more fully human,” in several different ways:as being self-actualized, living out your full potential as a human, or living a more meaningful, authentic, purposeful, satisfying, ideal, good and/or ______ (you fill in the blank) life