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    In the article “The American Dream,” the foundation of the American dream and how it is related to American principles is laid out. Economic inequality is not seen as a new issue because “by its very nature capitalism produces winners -- and losers. Some dreams come true, some don’t. Equality of outcome … is not the same thing as equality of opportunity, and equality of opportunity is at the heart of the American vision” (Meacham). Capitalism promotes competition, and thus inevitably produces winners as well as “losers.” The effect of competition pans out so that certain individuals are able to realize their dream more significantly than others. Dream achievability is deeply rooted in equality of opportunity, and America’s vision entails equal opportunity for all. It is true that certain members of society have more opportunities than others, but America does not completely prevent those who are at a disadvantage from pursuing their dreams given that they are willing to dedicate themselves and commit to their dream. This is the idea of social mobility: individuals are not born into a set social class, and are able to move around on the social ladder. In the article “Five myths about the American dream,” Ford dispels the myth…

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    concepts, the reason why they are so challenged, is contested itself. This essay will identify the main factors that contribute in an extent to this result. In doing so, I will reference to the various dimensions and principles that form the core of egalitarianism, emphasizing on the aspects of equality of opportunity and outcome to present a coherent argument: dominant scholars…

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    Immigrants

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    The immigration departments would be controlling the amount of immigrants from every country. The test conducted to determine an immigrant’s ability to adjust and contribute to the US would be a form of monitoring. The immigration departments already have translators for nearly every known language, anyone that wants to apply can; some may find this system enabling. It promoted equality of opportunity rather than equality of outcome, a founding principle that helped form the US. Having someone…

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    Schmidtz and Cohen stand at two almost diametrically opposed positions of equality. Schmidtz argues for an equality of treatment, while Cohen argues for an equality of opportunity. Schmidtz’s argument for equality of treatment implies that everyone should be treated the same, even if that treatment will result in others not being well off (Schmidtz 114). Cohen, on the other hand, argues that everyone should be treated the same in regards to improving society Cohen’s argument addresses three…

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    Dysarthria Case Study

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    that CDA has been instructed by their supervising SLP to work on the patient’s speech output due to the severe nature of the patient’s dysarthria, while working on this they are also asked by a different specialty to monitor and document the patient’s ability to drink fluids during the session. It is not noted whether or not a swallowing assessment has been done by the SLP to determine if the patient should be even drinking fluids. There are a two possible outcomes that are for seeable in the…

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    Social media is used by millions of people across the world (over two billion to be more accurate) in order to access popular social media sites such as Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, ect.. The popularity of social media has grown over the years and the number of social media profiles has increased as well. In this essay, it will discuss power corruption and how the power of social media can lead to a negative outcome. But on the other hand, social media can also have a neutral outcome and a…

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    Or, at least, a concept that has always been difficult for me to fully comprehend and apply. That concept is “Abandoning Outcomes”. I know intellectually that all the outcomes are up to God – that I should do what I can do and what God directs me to do but that ultimately, it is God alone who is responsible for the outcome. And, that this is part of my humble service to God. As was quoted in the book “One of the signs by which a man may know that he is in a state of grace is this – the he is…

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    The case of British Columbia (Public Service Employee Relations Commission) v. BCGSEU is a case that demonstrates both, inequity and inequality. Several factors in reaching the decision have to be assessed in order to identify inequity and inequality. The first factor was stated in British Columbia (Public Service Employee Relations Commission) v. BCGSEU (1999) that “First, the employer must show that it adopted the standard for a purpose rationally connected to the performance of the job.”…

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    Emily Claire Desilva Ms.Castille – 3rd hour English IV 14 November 2016 two+two=five In “Harrison Bergeron”, Kurt Vonnegut demonstrates the negative impacts of radical government by subjugating characters to wearing handicaps that limit physical and mental abilities as well as outward appearance, thus creating a false sense of equality. In an effort for sameness, differences are unavoidable. The effort to avoid conflict by trying for equality makes for magnified conflict. Equality expresses a…

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    Sun Tzu establishes a relationship between victory and death, believing that a general's pre-war calculations can provide a hint at the outcome of a battle. Sun Tzu compares generals who prepare for a war and those that do not by arguing “... the general who wins a battle makes many calculations in his temple ere the battle is fought. The general who loses a battle makes but few calculation beforehand” (Tzu 9). Tzu establishes an equal relationship between how preparation works in both…

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