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Can a Cure for Diabetes Be Found Through Surgery

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Warmer questions Do you have a sweet tooth? How many cakes and sweets do you eat each week? What are the effects of eating too much …

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Business: Foreign Direct Investment and Its Benefits

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Warmer questions What ways can a country raise capital (money) for its industries and citizens? Can you think of any countries which are able to do …

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How Does Science Fiction Influence the Real World?

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Warmer questions  Have you seen any sci-fi films or tv shows? What are your favourites and why? Can you describe any futuristic technology that you’ve seen …

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How to Revive Free Healthcare for Everyone

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Warmer questions When was the last time you went to a hospital? What was it like? Do you have to pay for medical treatment in your …

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Business: Mercer’s View on Crowdsourcing and the Gig Economy

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Warmer questions How many hours per week do you work? Would you want more flexible hours? Have you ever considered working part-time or to change the …

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Could There Ever Be Another World War?

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Warmer questions Why do nations fight in wars? Would you ever sign up to join the military to defend your country? Is the world now more …

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Business: How Smart Is Today’s Artificial Intelligence?

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Warmer questions How would you define “smartness”? Is there such a thing as multiple types of intelligence? When was the last time you interacted with a …

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Business: The Big Debate on the Future of Work

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Warmer questions When was the last time you took a taxi or cab? How much is too much to pay for someone who drives you to …

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Business: JP Morgan’s Perspective on the Development of Islamic Finance

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Warmer questions When you save money or invest do you have a preference for ethical investments? Is it possible to make money and still follow religious …

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Business: Carbon Tax Through Cap and Trade

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Warmer questions How concerned are you about the amount of carbon in the atmosphere? What have you done personally to cut your carbon emissions? Reduced your …

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Will the Philippines Finally Legalise Divorce?

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Warmer questions Are you married? Is there an expectation for people to marry for life? What reasons could there be for a couple to look for …

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Business: Managing Security and IT Integration

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Warmer questions What are the biggest risks in IT today? Have computer systems become too integrated? Are industry computer systems “catching up”? Reading section Open door …

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Should Schoolgirls Be Allowed to Wear Short Skirts in School?

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Warmer questions Did you wear a uniform at school? What was it and did you like wearing it? Have school uniforms become fashionable these days? Reading …

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Business: The Challenges of Intellectual Property

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Warmer questions Can ideas be property? Can ideas be assets? Can you think of any companies which produce no tangible product, but only ideas? Have you …

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Is University Far Too Expensive for Students?

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Warmer questions How much did you pay to go to university? If you haven’t been yet, how much would it cost you? Do you think it …

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Business: What Is Hitachi’s Vision for the Future of Work?

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Warmer questions The digital economy is expanding rapidly to include many sectors (market verticals), what predictions do you have for how technology will change the nature …

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TED Talk Debates: What Really Motivates People to Be Honest in Business

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Warmer questions Businesses play an important part in our life. Are there any businesses you do not trust? Why? Do you think that to work in …

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Reality TV Does More Harm Than Good

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Warmer questions Have you ever watched TV shows like Big Brother, America’s Next Top Model, Cast Away, or any other programme? Why do you feel they …

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Does Homework Improve Student Performance

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Warmer questions How much homework do you get each week? Are you expected to finish it all? What is the best way for you to learn …

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Can Foreign Aid Help Countries Develop and Get out of Debt?

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Warmer questions Does your country give aid to developing nations? How much is an acceptable amount to give and why? How useful are these funds and …