Objective: Guy Carson accepts a posting at the Mount Dragon facility, and finds himself back in the desert that he grew up in. The smell and sights are like a homecoming, and he gets the best night's sleep he's had in years. The objective of this lesson is to exam the conditioning that we get as children that follows us for a lifetime, and how the circumstances of our childhood become the standard of our comfort as adults.
1) Initiate a class discussion surrounding the things that we remember and associate with our childhood. What conditions, smells, places or sounds make us feel at home.
2) Break the class into groups of four or five and debate whether the memories that surround us of our childhood can be replaced with adult or older memories with the same strength of association. If you believe they can, give examples. If not...
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