Topic 1. Whether it be larger issues like cybersecurity and terrorism or a more personal issue such as monitoring our children’s online activity, the tension between freedom and security is always present. In this discussion, you will share one of your experiences with freedom and security, and you will examine the experiences of your classmates.
Reflect on your experiences with freedom and security in a personal or professional setting and write 2-3 paragraphs where you:
(1) describe your experience
(2) tell how the experience impacted your perspective on freedom and security
(3) demonstrate the grammar and writing skills covered in the previous weeks. Topic 2. In this discussion, you will share your perspective on freedom and security and you will examine the perspectives of your classmates.
Reflect on the assigned readings for this week and the debate around freedom and security.
Assigned Readings:
Kristof, N. D. (2002, September 10). Security and freedom. New York Times. https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A91792952/AONE?u=umd_umuc&sid=AONE&xid=c33c27b9
Haynes, D. D. (2015, May 14). Liberty vs. security: An old debate renewed in the age of terror. Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. http://archive.jsonline.com/news/opinion/liberty-vs-security-an-old-debate-renewed-in-the-age-of-terror-b99500066z1-303775951.html/
Funk, A. & Linzer, I. (2020, March 17). How the coronavirus could trigger a backslide on freedom around the world. Washington Post. https://www-proquest-com.ezproxy.umgc.edu/docview/2377836585?accountid=14580
Stanley, J. (2018, July 16). A pro-liberty case for gun restrictions. ACLU. https://www.aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/pro-liberty-case-gun-restrictions
Then, write 2-3 paragraphs where you:
(1) identify the reading selection with which you most disagree and why
(2) outline and justify your perspective on whether freedom should ever be sacrificed for security
(3) explain how your core values affect your perspective on freedom and security
(4) demonstrate appropriate sentence boundaries, along with all of the grammar and writing skills covered in previous weeks

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