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  • In Peter Singer's Famine, Affluence, And Morality?

    In “Famine, Affluence, and Morality,” Peter Singer begins his document by stating his first argument, that people in Bengal are dying from lack of food, shelter, and medical care which is not acceptable. Now, the people in Bengal are not the only people dying from these things, however at the time that Singer was writing this, Bengal was the current problem. Now-a-days, we see this problem everywhere. When I was in Belize last January there were kids walking around barefoot and extremely skinny,…

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  • Soda Taxes Fall Flat: A Rhetorical Analysis

    about details of why the article by the USA Today Editorial Board is a stronger article. First, I will start by giving you an overview of the article by the USA Today Editorial Board. This article started off strong by stating their argument right away. The argument of this article is, “Better-informed consumers, not…

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  • Leaning In: A Student's Guide To Engaging Constructively With Social Justice

    nutrition. She believes all sugars are bad, including certain fruits. While I understand that sugar is bad and humans should not eat it, I argue that all fruit is very good for humans, even “excessive” consumption of fruit. To this day I maintain this argument because of my pride. I know that fruits with high sugar content like pineapple should only be eaten in small portions, but I do not want to admit to being proven wrong by my mother. Never the less, because this class requires and promotes…

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  • Glaucon Vs Socrates

    secrets; which involve human trafficking, murder of any competitor and extortion of politicians. The man is an unjust person by nature but is viewed as just. These are the types of argument of Glaucon in comparison to Socrates on justice and injustice. Glaucon makes arguments for injustice and its perks and Socrates’ arguments for justice. An investigation of the nature of…

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  • Piety And Impiety In Euthyphro

    discussion of the Euthyphro I will be focused on a particular passage spoken by Socrates which was his main argument against one of Euthyphro’s proposed definitions of impiety. In doing this, I will briefly explain the various definitions of piety and impiety that Euthyphro suggests and Socrates subsequent arguments against each in order to accurately discuss and assess the implications of Socrates argument in passage 10e-11a. The first explanation of piety which Euthyphro posits is that what…

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  • The Importance Of Conflicts In Relationships

    occasionally; affecting our behavior and emotions in all areas of our lives. There are lots of reasons why couples argue with each other. It goes from arguing about simple factors to arguing about major incidents which can deeply harm the relationship. Arguments between couple deeply wear down the relationship and become one of the main reasons for separation. The quality of the relationship seems to have effects on the health of its members; harmonious interaction has a protective value and,…

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  • Violation Of Nursing Law: Illegal Action Or Ethical Dilemma

    This helps identify healing progression and determines if changes need to be done to the wound care. During a visit to an assisted living facility (ALF), a wound care nurse used her camera to take pictures of the unhygienic facility. She stated “look at this filth; it’s no wonder the patient’s wounds won’t heal.” She related that she had sent some of the pictures to the state so the facility could be inspected. With great concern, she was reminded that the camera was only to be used for…

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  • Advantages Of School Attendance Essay

    persons in attendance, While the root -At means, the place of someone or where something is. This topic is an issue of debate all over the world. Some people support this rule while others are against it. Many arguments in favor of strict attendance policy have been presented while some arguments are against the strict attendance policy. Students in college and universities are mature enough to make their own decision. The school attendance policy affects the life of the student in many…

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  • Of Good Cheer In The Face Of Death In Plato's Phaedo

    resentful of death, he argues, since they have wanted and practiced for it a long time (64a–68a). In this paper I shall present Socrates’ argument for this conclusion and critically evaluate it. The argument appears to commit the fallacy of equivocation. But I think Socrates’ argument can be salvaged by very slightly reformulating it. Nevertheless, the argument tacitly assumes that the soul is immortal and survives the body’s death. Without a defense of this controversial…

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  • Summary Of Jennifer Khan's Stripped For Parts

    In the essay “Stripped for parts” written, by Jennifer Khan the general concept she is addressing is how morbid it is for dead people and their bodies to be harvested for it organs. The way she starts the essay is by using a narrative approach, and the reason there is the narrative approach is for more effect of emotion to the readers. Her thesis statement that grabbed my attention the most was “Compared with such micro scare cures, transplants- which consist of salvaging entire organs from a…

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