The characteristics of life are: Made up of cells, reproduce, respond to surroundings, grow and develop, energy, contain similar chemical
John’s parents should keep him on the machine till he starts showing progress and if he does not show any progress or if he gets worse they should take him off. And if the money gets a problem they can ask family members for help. The growing of his hair and nails shows that there is still life in him. Also that he swallows making gurgling noises, maybe he’s trying to talk.
I think the Socratic seminar was fun. I was an active listener and referred back to the text. I made comments that demonstrated good knowledge of the text, but I could have done more of it. I think I was a proficient critical thinker participant and I came prepared.