Week 3 discussion question | English Comp II

For this week’s discussion, watch the TED Talk video by Tim Urban: “Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator.” Write an initial post (150 – 200 words) that addresses the following:

  • Is this topic relatable to you? Why or why not?
  • What effect does Urban’s use of humor have on the message in the video? Do you think humor is an effective device for making an argument about something? Why or why not?
  • In your opinion, what is the primary take-away of the message in this video? In other words, what lesson can be learned from Urban’s message?
  • Feel free to add any additional thoughts or comments.

Post responses to at least two classmates (100 – 150 words each and posted on separate days).

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