Discussion Questions. Oct. 14th-18th

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Club LTL Discussion Points 14-18 October 2013





1) Belgium legalised euthanasia in 2002 and since then there has been a steady increase in people choosing to end their lives, the last person claiming long-term psychological suffering after a series of failed sex change operations. Do you think these are grounds for someone to end their life?
-steady increas
-long-term





2) A condemning article called “The Decline of Madrid” was published last week in El País and painted a very grim picture of the city. It mentions that now the city is dirtier than ever, tourism is down 22% this year and the night life is under attack. Do you think that much has changed in the city in the past decade and given the current circumstances what will be the future for the city?
-to condemn
-to paint a picture
-grim




3) Last week, the European Parliament voted to regulate e-Cigarettes as a medicinal product and to completely ban menthol and other flavoured cigarettes with a five year delay. Do you agree with this legislation and do you think the European Union might be overstepping its authority?
-to ban
-to overstep





4) Increasing numbers of young people around the world are starting to earn a living thanks to YouTube, making money for each visit and the company has reported a 150% increase in these “youtubers” in Spain since 2012. Do you think this is a viable method for young people to earn a living and do you think there could be a problem with the number of views for money method.
-to earn a living
-making money






5) Female racing driver, Maria de Villota, was found dead in a hotel room last Friday and tributes have poured in from all around the world. Do you think that Formula 1 and other motorsports are male dominated because of active discrimination?
-poured in
-active discrimination

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