Category Archives: Media education

DISF Educational: expand your mind!

Does the Big Bang Theory rule out the creation theory? Is there room for God in the science lab? Why do we die? Will the human mind be replaced by artificial intelligence? These are some of the “Big Questions” that scientists, philosophers, theologians, and all of us “mere mortals” are constantly asking. In some cases,…
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What are your “digital resolutions” this year?

When a year ends and a new one begins, it's usually time to take stock of everything in our lives. We think back on our achievements and failures. We consider how much progress we’ve made and how we can be better. The beginning of the year is also a time to make "resolutions": we say…
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Educating young people through stories

Stories have always helped people to recount or teach lessons. They inspire us, they shape our decisions, they help us to relate to painful situations and to put into words things that we sometimes struggle to recognize and express. They may be written with the purpose of entertaining, educating, or relaying important messages. Whatever their…
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Forced and arranged marriages: when getting married isn’t a choice

Back in the eighteenth century, the nuptial union of young aristocrats was instrumental in preserving their economic inheritance and "indissolubly" binding ties between their families. This would ensure a more prominent position in society for everyone involved. Everything was arranged by parents. The woman would have known the identity of her future husband while still…
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