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    Aoun makes a lot of assumptions regarding the presence of sexism and bias among boys and girls from early childhood, yet the logos and ethos of this argument is weak. Without any external sources to support her claim or any statement of authority on this subject, she leaves the reader only able to base the validity of her claims on their own personal opinion and the merit of the rest of the article. In effect, this portion of the argument only successfully adds to the author 's argument if the reader already agrees with the statements she…

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    people be more productive in their time. Not everyone will listen, because some love to be lazy and enjoy their computer games, or media too much. This video will greatly affect only a small percentage of people who are too involved in media and seeing this would hopefully awaken them. On the other hand, there are others who are too stubborn, they love to be lazy, or there are people who are too busy to do any of these things. Media literacy leads us to look deeper in media content and…

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    The Definition Of Trust

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    “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters,” Albert Einstein. The textbook definition of ‘trust’ is a firm belief in reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. For some people being trustworthy is a challenge. These people may be deceitful. Being deceitful is the act of being guilty of or involving deceit; deceiving or misleading others. Not trusting someone is like a disease trying to break free through a thick layer of…

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    The audience’s impression of the speaker is very important because without credibility, your audience members won't trust what you have to say. The four dimensions of credibility (competence, trustworthiness, dynamism, and sociability) work together to give the audience an overall impression of the speaker. Your competence as a speaker refers to your qualifications about a particular topic. When you appear well informed in a specific topic, your listeners will see you as a more credible speaker.…

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    Self Analysis Model

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    Under further analysis, I have identified the following unit topics: credibility, self-awareness, empowerment, risk-taking/change/creativity, and servant leadership relevant to this assignment. Each of which will be discussed further below. Credibility Caldwell et al. (2010) have used Mayer’s 1995 work to define loyalty as trustworthiness that is “a subjective perception interpreted by each party and is measured on a continuum that assesses the ability, benevolence, and integrity of the party…

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    how men shouldn’t down put the idea of trying yoga (5). These details mentioned, don’t offer valuable argument towards the persuasive purpose of the article. Irrelevant information causes the reader to lose sight of the actual intent of the article. Instead, the article may have been better off by omitting this content. Although this article was published in an Ivy League school’s magazine, it fails to offer reliable forms of credibility. If examining the article, an individual will find that…

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    In the corporate world, whistleblowing is one of the hardest things that employees are expected to do when a company is doing wrong. Whistleblowers must decide whether to stay loyal to the company who has taken care of them or to present the truth to the public. There are some conditions to being a whistleblower, one must make sure that the accusations are true, backed by concrete evidence, unbiased and for the better of the public. Some say choosing to whistle blow is a violation of the loyalty…

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    Online Writing Reflection

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    and private school. Though, while one is trying to figured out what would best way to organize my ideas and stage my argument, it comes to my realization that I must learn to develop my arguments, understand my audience, evaluating source of material, approaching arguments rhetorically whereas avoiding logical fallacies. As a result, I visited online writing lab for more interactive learning on modes of persuasion, organizing one’s argument, argumentative purposes, using evidence, argument…

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    Merits Of Wikipedia

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    In “Wikipedia is an Important Source of Information,” the author Craig Belanger contends that Wikipedia is an innovative and appropriate way to access information. By stating the exact number of the whole content of Wikipedia, Belanger emphasizes the continuing growth of Wikipedia and importance of the new way of thinking the site has provided. The author praises the exclusive driving force of Wikipedia, the Web 2.0 service, which allows all users to create and share their information. The…

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    until four in the morning are far behind me. I mean I can still do it but instead of a cheeseburger to recover, I need three days of rest and IV bag. Just like my drinking tolerance my music tolerance has changed. This is something that will happen to all of us. We get older and our bodies change and our music palate also changes. This leads to the question, Am I getting older or is hip-hop terrible nowadays ? As a music journalist, I gotta be open to all types of music.There’s is a lot of…

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