Write an editorial to your hometown newspaper about a local issue of poverty and the necessity to get citizens involved. Propose a plan for instituting a preferential option for the poor and outline the benefits to the town, or convince them of the moral obligation to act despite benefits to themselves.
Paul Farmer claims that his O for the P philosophy is the right thing to do because it is listed in the bible in Matthew 25. Look up this biblical passage. Then find out if other religions carry the same dictate. Report the findings to your class.
As Tracy Kidder did, arrange to shadow someone who is changing the world for a period of time. It can be for an hour, a day, or a month. Record your findings and write a report in the same style used by Kidder in Mountains beyond Mountains. Some...
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