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Outpost of Progress Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

How is Conrad's work relevant to today's world? Explain.

Are morals and ethics intrinsic and independent of culture, or must they be taught and maintained? Explain.

Do you think that Kayerts and Carlier were unique, or do they portray the condition of mankind? Explain.

Is Imperialism a factor in the world today? Explain.

Use at least three of the symbols in Conrad's work to amplify your position on racism today.

How do you think you would have fared if you had been placed in Carlier and Kayerts' position? What do you think would have happened and why.

What factors do you think contribute to how people think and feel?

How important do you think culture is to your understanding of the rest of the world?

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