You should watch the video in this link before answering the questions: http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=qkK4pApcwMc.
If you would rather read, here is a transcript: http://www.mediaed.org/assets/products/404/transcript_404.pdf
Include your answer the following questions in 1-2 paragraphs.
Do you think the Clash of Civilizations argument is valid? Why?
What are the weakest points of the Clash of Civilizations argument?
What did you think of Said’s argument against the Clash of Civilizations?
What are Said’s best or most interesting points?
Do you think a clash is permanent? Is harmony possible?
Does the Clash of Civilizations theory prolong and deepen conflict? How?
Is it possible to conceive of civilizations that clash without essentializing? Is there such thing as separate civilizations? Why or why not?
What did you learn from this video that you did not know about before watching?