The concept of social networks on the Internet. The idea of electronic friendship versus real-life friendship. Discovery of friends, book-keeping, communication with friends. Technical convenience and its long term effects.
Concept of democracy
Definition, various contexts. Slavery in ancient Greece, relativity of democracy. Conceptual and practical consistency and implementation. Democracy and communism, capitalism, liberalism, etc. The issue of money. Delegation of decision-making, pharaons, kings, senates. Purpose of democracy. Human rights, enforcing and abuse of democracy. Democracy versus freedom of choice.
Nature of information, difference between information and property. Copying. Patents, copyrights and piracy. Ethics of property versus ethics of information. Free Software, file-sharing networks, music- film- and software-industries. Social behavior, money, stealing and laws.
Liberalism in sexuality
Hetero/homo/bi/etc-sexuality from a biological perspective. Psychology, sexual orientation, instinct versus choice, social and religious contexts. Public statements, gay parades, human rights, tolerance, differences, public awareness and sexual education. Democracy versus decency.