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    In this magazine article by Green we see Robbins performing his “magical” trick of pickpocketing by taking advantage of peoples’ change blindness. Green in his article says: “Robbins needs to get close to his victims without setting off alarms bells” which reminds me of the examples of the boat, the advertisement, and the cards trick, where the change was happening so slowly that it was unnoticeable. The same way Robbins is slowly getting close to his victims, and thus allowing him to have easy…

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    In the passage, " America Needs its Nerds," by Leonid Freeman, the author is talking about a growing issue in American Culture and academics. Freeman talks about how many kids are getting called "nerds" and "geeks" just for taking their education more seriously than others. He wants to tell his audience that America needs to end the culture of calling kids nerds and geeks and start hitting the books so that those kids can be intellectual. This is Freedman's argument. He develops his argument by…

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    When writing an article to persuade your audience on a specific idea or topic, it is important to be very direct about what it is you are trying to persuade, leave out fallacies, and also have excellent credibility. Based on the two articles about adding a tax on sugary drinks or not, the article “Soda Taxes Fall Flat: Our View” by USA Today Editorial Board, is stronger than the article by Jim Krieger. I will first give you a short overview of each article and then inform you about details of…

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    curriculum to include more assignments involving the community, this sparked their interest in service learning. Entry level instructors incorporated more developmental assessments involving communication and critical thinking skills. They created a study in which they observed the critical thinking of beginning nursing students during their service learning time. These studies showed better comprehensive thinking skills in students after service learning. “94 undergraduate nursing students who…

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    1. What is a typical pattern of reasoning in moral matters? Through dialogue in the Crito, Socrates outlined the process of addressing moral matters. First, decisions must be made through reasoning, and exempt of emotion (Cahn, 2013). Next, during the decision making process we must think for ourselves, therefore, we may not be able to appeal to popular beliefs or adhere to social norms. Finally, our decisions should not be morally wrong, regardless of outside influences or potential…

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    creativity, and critical thinking skills through active engagement with challenging new theatre works” (Manhattan). Through MTC, students in the Manhattan area have an opportunity to develop strong critical thinking skills by participating in theatre and performance. Moreover, strong critical thinking skills often help students throughout their education by enabling them to analyze and synthesize information as well as content they are taught. Performance art not only develops strong critical…

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    Members of fraternities and sororities do not have an innate desire to haze, but they are often placed in situations where they can exert power over new members. By creating an atmosphere where new members can discuss their experiences with existing members without punishment, members will find fewer opportunities to haze. "Fraternity and Sorority Affairs." Ways to Stop Hazing : : University of Rochester. N.p., Spring 2013. Web. 10 May 2016. Members in a high-pressure hazing situation are more…

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    Mini Article ___”Student’s List of More Exceptions to Using a Citation” Every written portion of information in this essay that was from another source has a citation with it. Nevertheless, the exception to citation rules are always better to know than not knowing. As far as I can determine, these additional exceptions to citation are derivable from articles on citation requirements that I reviewed and that do not explicitly say or imply the opposite. The lack of an explicit statement, when…

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    Soka University of America is a Liberal Arts school founded on Buddhist principles. The word “Soka” means “to create value” in Japanese, which directly correlates to the school’s mission: To foster global citizens. Soka University specializes in Liberal Arts degrees which are personalized to a unique concentration. Through the University’s education system, students learn curriculum that requires inquiry, higher thinking skills, and furthermore, the ability to develop a well-rounded degree while…

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    Maj McGuire’s claim is not much of an argument that answers his research question. His claim is more of a restatement of the question; the EO experience and how it can better benefit the Air Force. Possibly, the claim could be stronger, if stated, the Air Force needs to take full advantage of the skills and experience gained by becoming an EO. However, his reason does support the need for better EO utilization with current reductions and need for presence overseas. McGuire does create a…

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