Conflict Between The Rich And The Poor

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Why does inequality exist? Historically, the concept of inequality has changed across cultures and eras. My favorite quote from Amenorhu kwaku states, “some people may like you because of your social status, others may love you because of your money, and many may respect you because of your knowledge, but only a few may like, love and respect you for who you truly are.” Today, a rising share of Americans see conflict between the rich and the poor unethically. The old saying, “the rich gets richer, and the poor gets poorer,” captures a growing divide of national class consciousness. The excerpt from Richard Morin, The Rising Share of Americans See Conflict between Rich and Poor, follows the criteria of using ethos, logos, expert opinion and …show more content…
He is a veteran newsman and pollster with more than 30 years of experience in newspaper journalism. Before joining the Pew Research Center, he served as polling editor, staff writer and columnist for The Washington Post. He serves on the executive council of the American Association for Public Opinion Research and on the board of directors for the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at the University of Connecticut. He has authored reports on veterans, the recession and the middle class (Rising). With nearly 3 decades of experience, Morin fights to open the eyes of the public on how race, beliefs, and class systems deficiently affect the global government. As a result, in the public’s evaluation of American society, conflicts between the rich and poor now rank ahead of three other potential sources of group tension—between immigrants and the native born; between blacks and whites; and between young and old. These tensions also rise in difference between the lower, middle and upper …show more content…
For me personally, when I 'm reading any type of excerpt or article I like to connect with the story emotionally. Not saying that Morin did an terrible job, but when speaking on a touchy subject such as Conflicts between the rich and Poor, I feel that he could of had an better arrangement and style in his use of word choice. For example, the author stated, “A recent Gallup survey found that a smaller share of the public believes that income inequality is a problem “that needs to be fixed”. One way he could of rewritten that statement with effectively using pathos is by saying “Gallup survey finds that the hardship of income inequality is a problem that our society needs to fixed. Homes are being affected, families are being torn apart, and conflicts are

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