Discussion Questions

  1. What are some of the pros and cons to the rise of medical information on the internet?
  2. How would you characterize the view of vaping among your peers? Is it common? Is it frowned upon? How does the current generation view vaping compared to its view of smoking cigarettes—is there a difference?
  3. Why do you think the United States is the only industrialized country to resist implementing a public/universal health care system?
  4. Do you think body modification is becoming more or less accepted in today’s society? Provide evidence and examples to support your answer.
  5. In what ways is the obsession with fitness simply a way to cover up a more modern version of the “beauty myth”? Why?