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    appears present. In order to formulate even the discourse of whether a social scientist can discover truth or Truth these social scientists must have an ability to think and express their thoughts in differentiating manners. If every social scientist though the same way there would be no need for social science because we would have all of the answers. Yet, in our society, researchers regularly frame argumentation as a negative engagement. This characterization allows individuals of a certain power status to remain in power and for their ideas to be repeated and replicated and systemically affects the voices of other members of our society. In an effort to begin the process of formulating a theory of argumentation as neither a positive nor a negative engagement but an amoral engagement with power resting…

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    Eatonville Hyperbole

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    In this section of Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hurston characterizes Eatonville and the people within as very religious, competitive, traditionally and ethically involved, and unified. With the use of hyperbole, personification, idiom, and metaphors, Hurston develops these complex characteristics. Starting off, the author compares the arguments of Sam and Lige to a “contest in hyperbole” (page 63). This metaphor showcases how the people in the town always try to show off for others.…

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    to reach their objectives. Whether it was arguing if hunting or gathering would be more beneficial, or if country should go to war, or whether a government should implement a new law, skilled persuasion has shaped history as we know it. With such a powerful tool, experts have tried to discover how to argue in a way that positively and efficiently benefits society. Joesph Wenzel, author of the chapter entitled “Three Perspectives on Argument,” describes what he believes to be the three…

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    Shumway's Debate

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    along with allowing discussion, is what leads to all the known theories we know today. As my science teacher Mr. Munger explains, “[arguing] Gets people thinking, and research going”. The U.S. Justice System is based on an adversarial system, whereas each side consists of an attorney. This system allows for a prosecution and a defense to argue the evidence in front of a judge or jury of peers. It is only this system that guarantees the rights of the accused and a litigation of the presented…

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    Scholarly Sources

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    opular sources vs. scholarly sources In preparation for this assignment, I was able to use Pinterest as a way of research and learned that depending on research topic, that Pinterest and popular sources may be an acceptable way to support an argument. These sources are what I used in my comparison to the popular sources that can be found on Pinterest. My Exploratory draft three explores how popular sources can be useful in supporting an argument: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_rmoHln…

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    Beginning English composition two I was anxious and concerned about the level of difficulty of the course. My experience with English composition one was challenging to say the least. Even when I put countless hours of dedication and effort into each essay, my grades would fall short despite the time put in. This experience lead to my apprehension towards taking English Composition two here at Auburn. To my surprise, English Composition Two has been a success for me. I have made tremendous…

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    Watching the first debate was an interesting experience for me as I have never seen the US election debates before. I believe the introduction debate is one of the most crucial debates, since people will see for the first time what candidates are planning to do and whether or not they are comfortable with their plans. In this debate, there were three topics that candidates had to cover. In my essay, I will discuss Hillary Clinton's arguments and objections, as well as, Donald Trump's arguments.…

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    Fallacy Decision-Making

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    Fallacy decision making of begging the question has a foundation of how people responds to a critical thinking. When people are trying to solve a problem they put things in a classification to come up with a solution. For me it would be the fallacy of begging the question that influences my decision making. In the second example, the conclusion is begged because of saying that it is: ethically impermissible” to inflict death as punishment for a crime is equivalent to saying the capital…

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    My partner and I affirm today’s resolution that is Resolved: The United States Federal Government ought to pay reparations to African Americans. Before we begin today judge I will be presenting one observation for this round: PF debate is a logical, cause and effect debate, we use numbers, statistics, and clear sighted logic in our debate rounds, too common we have found while debating this topic, people have a tendency to argue what is morally right or permissible, we however know that…

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    For this extra credit opportunity, I watched the first Republican debates of the 2016 campaign. Given that this assignment is for an advanced public speaking course, I focused most of my attention on the nonverbal communication of the debaters and their use of rhetorical devices, two qualities that distinguish advanced public speakers. During the course of the debate, several candidates showed strengths and weaknesses in these areas. Every candidate appeared to understand the importance of…

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