Week 8 Discussion TED Talk 9

DO No More than 2 pages 1 and half is the best.

Cormoran Strike, the main character in The Cuckoo’s Calling is both a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as an amputee. Strike is not just those things, but both of these qualities help shape who he is and his viewpoint in the novel. In connection to these topics of veterans and disability, please answer the following questions about the TED talk “Our Lonely Society Makes It Hard to Come Home from War” by Sebastian Junger.


1. What is the speaker’s main argument? Or what is his thesis?
2. Name at least 3 specific examples/pieces of evidence she uses to support his argument?
3. What was the biggest takeaway that you had from this video? What interested you the most?