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Is being good at consent a deeply political act?

By Konrad 12 Oct 2023

Welcome to Day 4 of your journey into consent. Our relationship with consent can tell us a lot about the societies we live in and how we treat our planet. How? Watch the video below to find out.

Questions for you to reflect on:

  • Spend the rest of your day noticing the advertising that surrounds you. 

  • What tactics are used to persuade you that you want or need products or services?  

the Big Question

In what ways do we live in a consensual society and in what ways is our society non-consensual? 

Further reading:

  • Explore the issue of consent in relationship to the topic you're at college or university to study. What do the the thinkers who care about your area of study have to say about consent?

  • Search online for the work of Noam Chomsky as an example of an intellectual thinker who had a lot to say about how we're manipulated in our modern society.

Thank you for joining us to think about the politics of consent. Tomorrow is the final day of the series! We will be exploring why being good at consent means being good at pleasure.