Summary Of The Norton Mix

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The Norton Mix: A New Understanding of Conflict The Norton Mix, contain many articles that are informative, descriptive, and easy to understand. The Norton Mix is able to efficiently communicate its message to the reader in order for them to effortlessly write a paper. One main issue that was outstanding throughout this book was conflicts and wars, facilitating the task of writing an analysis which can bind many of these articles together. The Norton Mix is recommended to a new college student who is not open to new ideas because of its readability attributes. For example, each article provides great details and solid supporting evidence which a new college student will be able to seamlessly understand, without reading the article over. …show more content…
This is a gargantuan topic in today’s current events and it seems that in news broadcast they mention the contentious situation happening in the Middle East. However, these religious conflicts are nothing new. On the contrary, they have a long history that is rooted into many cultures. One religion that has grabbed many current headlines is “Islam”. Karen Armstrong author of “Is a Holy War Inevitable?” mentions events like 9/11 and the 1960 Iran revolution. To put it another way, Karen Armstrong explains the fundamental hatred that Islamist extremist carry again the west. In addition, with all facts and evidence Karen Armstrong gives great examples throughout her in order to show how religious hatred came to be. “Is a Holy War Inevitable?” shows how historically Islamic followers have been shunned by western societies and being Muslim is more or less defined by anti-America and …show more content…
Incompatibility is one term that reinforces the dictionary definition for conflict which parallels Karen Armstrong’s argument that Islamic religion is incompatible with western ideology. Keeping this in mind, The Norton Mix has another great article that shows conflict. This article was written by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and is named “Letter from Birmingham Jail”. This conflict is based on inequality and the action that is needed in order to overcome it. Any new college student may be aware that Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights activist who lived during the Jim Crowe era when segregation was enforced by law. “Letter from Birmingham Jail” is a letter that Martin Luther King Jr. wrote during his stay at a Birmingham jail for civil

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