TOPIC 1 Why do people fear the wrong things?
https://www.ted.com/talks/gerd gigerenzer why do people fear the wrong things/transcript?
Q1. Do you fully believe in the probability related risks in our daily lives such as drinking a liter of soda per day doubles your chance of developing cancer? If yes, did you change your behavior to prevent bad things from happening? If no, why don’t you believe in such things?
Q2. Do you do anything to lower your risk of getting sick in the future? For example, running every day to not get fat.
Q3. If you have to decide something important, how do you decide? Do you compare the risks of your choices?
Q4. The speaker said, ‘risk evaluation is tricky ‘ and ‘reporting on risk can be misleading’. Do you agree with this idea? Please share your ideas about how reporting on risks can be misleading? Is there anything you care about when you watch the news or read newspapers?
TOPIC 2 How to know if it’s time to change careers
https://www.ted.com/talks/chieh huang how to know if it s time to change careers/transcript?
Q1. Why did you choose your current job? What was the most important element when you chose it?
Q2. Are you satisfied with your workstyle, worktime, salary, welfare system, human relationships and so on?
Q3. According to the speaker, what are the three things you should do before changing your job? Have you ever thought about changing your job? If yes, why did you think so? Did you change your job actually or not?
Q4. When you think about changing your job, what bothers you most?
Q5. If you could choose your job again, what would you try?