Conspiracy theory

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  • Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land On The Moon

    later, on July 20th, 1969 at 20:17:40 UTC, the Apollo 13 mission put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon (“Theories”). Ever since that day the people have doubted the fact that we ever put people on the moon. An opinion poll found six percent of American believed the U.S. did not go to the moon, with it jumping to 20% after Fox released the 2001 documentary: Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land on the Moon? (Newton 22). It might make sense why…

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  • Conspiracy Theory Of Franklin Roosevelt's Attack On Pearl Harbor

    Although some people say that attack on Pearl Harbor was a conspiracy and the mastermind of the attack was Franklin Roosevelt who was the president of the United States, he and the American government did not have any relation with the conspiracy theory of attacking on Pearl Harbor. Lashmar, Paul. "Pearl Harbor Conspiracy Is Bunk." The Independent. Independent Digital News and Media, 23 Aug. 1998. Web. 24 Sept. 2016. Why this article chosen is that the author mentioned clearly about a telegram…

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  • Analysis Of Meig's Essay Debunking The 9/11 Myths

    In his essay “Debunking the 9/11 Myths: Special Report,” as well as the afterward “The Conspiracy Industry: Afterward to PM Expanded Investigation,” James Meigs satirizes the ridiculous conspiracy theories surrounding the 9/11 attacks. This essay is published in the magazine Popular Mechanics, mostly known for it’s scientific and technological articles. Therefore, this article was likely read by a relatively well educated and logical audience. Meigs wrote and revised this essay years after the…

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  • The Importance Of Crop Circles

    a scientific explanation? We will explore common theories, scientific explanations, and then cross examine the results to understand what the significance of these mysterious designs are. The common theories as stated in an article on ufoevidence.org, suggests there are nine different theories that have working hypotheses on the mechanism for why crop circles were formed (Hussey, 2014). The first theory being the plasma-gravitational vortex theory suggests that plasma generating light creates…

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  • Rhetoric In 'The Theory Toolbox'

    and orators persuade individuals. However, this is no simple task, when writing or preparing a speech the author must contemplate their message, and the audience in an effort to persuade even the most resistant spectator. So far, through reading The Theory Toolbox, we have explored authority which deals with how an author gains credulity to move from the status of a writer to an acclaimed authority. This section was particularly interesting due to the point the speaker made about interpretative…

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  • Peirce's Critical Common Sessim Analysis

    faith in the scientific method makes him stand out as a revolutionary philosopher. In this paper, the epistemological philosophies of Peirce, G. E. Moore, and Wittgenstein will be discussed in order to arrive at a more complete theory of knowledge. Peirce’s pragmatic theory of truth, though in need of some modification, best captures knowledge and conquers Cartesian skepticism. First, an important distinction must be made between Peirce’s critical common sensism and G. E. Moore’s common…

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  • Values And Values Of Science

    The tools of science are not the apparati with which science is executed, such as scales and telescopes, nor the theories science generates to explain things, though both are useful instruments in their own right. I refer instead to the habitual processes which science relies upon. The most prominent tool is the scientific method which serves to direct one 's inquiry…

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  • Rhetorical Strategies Of Carl Sagan

    his garage. He then experiments his theory, according to Sagan the dragon is invisible. In his experiment he spreads flour all over the floor to locate footprints but the dragon floats in the air. Next, he tries to detect the fire from the dragon with an infrared sensor, but the dragon produces heatless fire. Lastly, he attempts to spray the dragon with paint, but she’s said to be incorporeal, so the paint doesn’t stick (Sagan). Without actual evidence his theories are…

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  • The Importance Of Psychology As A Science

    The question of whether or not psychology is a science is a query which tends to come up in academic circles, usually deteriorating into arguments surrounding the validity of the discipline. Psychology, being the most popular undergraduate major in the United States, is an appealing field of study for many youths considering a career that will not only allow them to flourish monetarily but also helps them to develop the skills they use in social interactions everyday. As a result of its…

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  • Reflective Essay On Active Listening

    Throughout my life I often caught myself thinking, “I wish someone would listen!” “Do they even know what listening is?” More so, “do they know what it takes to be an active listener?” Before entering Counseling Theory and Process, I was exceedingly confident in my ability to be an active listener, hence my interest in becoming a counselor, little did I know, there was an abundant amount of information to be learned. Furthermore, there was so much more knowledge to consume about other people…

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