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  • Lobster Ethical Issues

    ineffectiveness of having preference-base ethics is the fact that individuals and organizations use it to their advantage, meaning they only look at one side. For instance, the PETA organization say the lobsters can feel pain and that’s why when in the boiling pot they scratch the sides because they know their being boiled alive while lobster lovers will say lobsters have behaviors which is why when they scratch the kettle its involuntary reflexes and do not feel pain the same way we do.…

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  • Hills Like White Elephants Commentary

    away scot free. The train station to others was the current point of the argument. I don’t believe it to be true because the train is going to Madrid no matter the choice made. No matter how the argument goes that point doesn’t change. And the train wont suddenly change directions. The train station better represents time itself. That the choice cannot be mulled over forever. Instead of being a point in the argument, it instead is a point in time where the argument is being held. Where the…

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  • Meditation: The Driver Of The Minivan

    pretends to be your friend while secretly things to harm you” (Thefreedictionary.com). At one point or another in life, we lose a friend, it might be due to loss of communication, death, or it might be because they turn out to be as fraudulent as snakes are made to be in the previous analogy. Losing a friend can be emotionally taxing even if we find out they are spurious people. It can seem to be the lowest point of our life in that particular moment and moments following the event. After…

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  • The Other Wes Moore Life

    still have today. “‘We will do what others expect of us,’ Wes said. ‘If they expect us to graduate, we will graduate. If they expect us to get a job, we will get a job. If they expect us to go to jail, then that’s where we will end up too. At some point you lose control’” (126). In my opinion, I thought that this quote itself embodied what the author was trying to get the reader to understand through his book. My traditional, stable parents expected me to eventually graduate college and to…

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  • Like Emoticon Analysis

    This picture of a “like emoticon” from Facebook has a quote stating “Your likes can hurt someone’s feelings, Use your likes wisely” This is automatically targeting people who are bullied on Facebook. As social media becomes more and more a part of our generation, new ways of bullying occur as well. The ad uses all logos and how they use it, is by saying a like on Facebook is one of the causes of cyberbullying and that liking a certain post can hurt someone’s feelings. My goal is to shed a deeper…

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  • NASA Pros And Cons

    explains how inspiring it was seeing the frontier of possible be pushed, and how it encouraged him to pursue a masters in chemistry and have a career in aviation (Grillo, 2011). This is an effect NASA has that is not able to be measured in graphs or data points, but in lives changed and career paths altered. Having students look up…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Attending A Speech By Dr Laker

    credentials (along with his colleges), and his experiences that shaped his personality. Unknowingly, it was a clever way to introduce the points he makes later in the speech. There was no thesis directly stated, however the entire speech was about techniques he used when working at the school in Pakistan and everyday interactions. Dr. Laker had three main points which he explains then shares examples of. Since the speech is about personal spirituality, it tended to be subjective. The concepts…

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  • Reflection On A Group Presentation

    utilized videos and images to display the main topics. Instead of having lots of words on our slides, wording was limited. This helped to remove the possibility of the visual aids causing a distraction. However, if more analysis were used to relate our points to the visual aids, it would have significantly improved the interactive aspect of the visual aids. Making a direct effort to show the correlations would solve this issue of merely having images in the background. Instead, our group should…

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  • Reflection On The Blue Eye/Brown Eye

    1. What did you think of the experience and point of the video? On the Main Point: The main purpose of the exercise Jane Elliot conducted in the Blue Eye/Brown Eye video was to demonstrate the impacts and nature of racial discrimination. I believe that this is a very important concept to learn for individuals that have never experienced or do not believe such blatant acts of prejudice exist. At the same time, I do not believe that this point alone has any form of long lasting value,…

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  • I Had A Nice Time With You Tonight By Jenna Wortham Analysis

    when somebody mentions social media, most of us will appreciate it with our gorgeous words. We all love it because these social apps’ interactions can make us feel physically close with others, even if they happen over a screen, and that also is the point for Jenna Wortham, the author of the essay ‘‘I Had a Nice Time with You Tonight. On the app’’. As social apps’ appearance, it helps us solve several problems about long-distance communication, and we don’t need to be afraid the relationship…

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