Logic And Argumentation Are Central To Persuasive Communication
1,820 wordsCommunication is an extremely important factor in our lives and much of the time is spent trying to persuade others towards our views. Logic and argumentation are central to persuasive communication. This document will outline the purpose of persuasive communication and its structure. Persuasive communication will be defined in a way that the main objective of persuasion is to convince the audience of the thesis, the thesis being the conclusion of a discourse. An integral part of persuasive comm...
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Stress In College Students
1,508 wordsCollege students all stress out about one situation / life generality or another. Some of these situations / life generalities are individuation, computer anxiety, ethnic and gender roles in student-athletes, and mathematics anxiety. There have been many studies looking at stress in college students. At one time or another, college students are forced to deal with a stressful situation. Stress, in this paper, is defined as the level of discomfort felt in response to events perceived as overwhelm...
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Ancient Greece 1994 P
438 wordsDemocracy is more a Utopian aspiration rather than a concrete description of any government. A common understanding of democracy, often applied to unworthy situations, is simply that the masses will govern themselves. This understanding was articulated by an Athenian statesman, Pericles, "Our Constitution is named a democracy, because it is in the hands not of the few, but of the many" (Cummings & Wise, 1971, p. 20). This idea of democracy was extended through all of the arguments and testaments...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Difficult To Find
1,440 wordsTeenagers in the United States are experimenting with sexual activities more and more today than ever before. According to Charles Krauthammer, "Sex oozes from every pore of the culture and there's not a kid in the world who can avoid it. " (Meier, 1994, p. 7). Teenagers are surrounded by some sort of sexual connotations all the time. Whether it is television, radio, school, or even the Internet, teenagers are hearing the affects of sex on our society. The price that teenagers pay for being sexu...
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Terminally Ill Patients Medical Profession
2,154 wordsCritical evaluation of: whether medical explanations predominate and how individuals negotiate and resist the medical model. In order to illustrate the predominance of medical explanations, a definition of the medicalisation thesis will be given and illustrated by the case of the treatment of terminally ill patients. The medicalisation of death and dying will be highlighted by a review of sociological literature from both feminist and non-feminist perspectives. The limits of medicalisation will ...
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Walt Disney Company Cast Members
1,649 words... the operational errors made by Euro Disneyland involved the computer stations at the hotels. Euro Disneyland executives assumed guests would stay at the park for several days (Treichler, 1991). This in fact did not happen. Many guests arrived early in the morning, spent the day at the park, checked into the hotel late that night, and then checked out early the next morning before heading back to the park. Since there were so many guests checking-in and checking-out, additional computer stati...
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History Around The Russian Launch Of Sputnik
2,086 wordsThe launch of the Russian satellite Sputnik on October 4 th, 1957 had a profound influence on both American and Russian culture, ranging from the inception of the space race to the mass hysteria the ensued in America afterwards. Sputnik was the product of massive amounts of money and research poured into a missile and satellite program by both the American and Soviet governments. Even though The soviet union might have been the first country to put a satellite into space, this does not necessari...
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Low Self Esteem Ad Hd
1,307 words... t of study in which the teacher talks and the students sit still, listen and take notes is also very difficult for the child with AD/HD. So are long written exams, evaluation methods requiring memory for details, learning by heart and many other characteristics of the education system in western society. Schools and teachers are bound to a curriculum and to certain achievement standards, their success depends on their ability to be up to these standards. Children with learning problems might...
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Hydrogen Cyanide Chemical Weapon
605 wordsSo, what were the evidences, which supported the statement of the Judge Duffy, that there had been cyanide in the WTC bomb? The main question to be solved here lied in the following: what could be the consequences of mixing cyanide with nitric or sulfuric acids, both of which had been found in the bomb fragments? The FBI chemist Steven Burgmeister was the main person to be inquired about the results of the forensic chemical analysis. The thing is, that Burgmeister never made it clear, that he ha...
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World Trade Center U S Senate
1,551 wordsThe World Trade Center bombing in February, 1993, became a landmark in the new wave of terrorism, with civilians involved into the tragedy. The World Trade Center served as the target of the bombing. As a result of the terrorist act, six people were killed and more than thousand were injured. But taking into account the fact, that there used to be about 20, 000 people usually working at the Center simultaneously, and more than 80, 000 people visited or traveled along the complex, the consequence...
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Men And Women Gender Difference
1,760 wordsIssues of Gender The individual's sense of what it is to be masculine / feminine is derived, often directly from, and always at least in relation to, the operations of prevailing contemporary discourses - which themselves may or may not be explicitly gendered. These discourses create and offer "discursive subject positions"-epistemological spaces-for individuals to occupy, they bring about a kind of textual role-playing. Discourse is therefore never a closed system; although the power of discurs...
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Wall Street Journal Small Companies
1,054 wordsGlobalism is the biggest idea in the world right now. Generally speaking, globalization today is a Western idea (although other, earlier cultures took some shots at it), fueled most recently by technology's forging of a global economy. It's a powerful offshoot of capitalism and popular culture, yet it's being debated in almost every country, and it's become almost impossible to hear a major political speech that doesn't mention it. But globalization is an elusive notion. Skeptics argue that it's...
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Industrial Revolution Mass Production
1,919 wordsThe Information Technology Revolution is probably the most important force shaping communities today. While some of the key forces behind the IT revolution are universal, the impacts on any given community will be unique, depending on its individual make up, economic structure, attributes and responses. Technology proves us with the ability to create, process and store information. (Martin 1995, p 33) It can also be said that the world is experiencing a third industrial revolution. This revoluti...
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Management Accounting Industrial Revolution
1,779 wordsManagement accounting assures managers with the needed information to make the decision-making process easy, to provide motivation for their behavior and actions in needed direction, and to push forward the effectiveness of the organization. It helps managers in implementing their responsibilities for planning, controlling, and decision-making by disclosing them exactly what information is necessary, how it can be generated, and used. With the help of management accounting techniques, including ...
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Ability To Read Nerve Cells
887 wordsThe following paper discusses learning disorders, specifically, dyslexia, that are present within school age children between the ages of seven and twelve. During this age, most average children have the ability to read, write, spell, think, listen and do mathematical problems with minimal difficulties (Silver, 1993, p. 109). On the other hand, children with learning disorders, specifically dyslexia, struggle to grasp these concepts because they have visual perception problems. When a child lack...
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Physician Assisted Suicide American Medical Association
2,024 wordsA thesis statement Euthanasia Euthanasia A thesis statement for those who support the concept of euthanasia could be: Euthanasia, also mercy killing, is the practice of ending a life so as to release an individual from an incurable disease or intolerable suffering. Euthanasia is a merciful means to an end of long-term suffering. Euthanasia is a relatively new dilemma for the United States and has gained a bad reputation from negative media hype surrounding assisted suicides. Euthanasia has a pur...
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Anabolic Steroids Adrenal Glands
1,391 wordsSteroids are organic compounds that happen naturally in plants and animals. All steroids share the same basic ring structure. This is a chain of seventeen carbon atoms, looped around, and linked together by chemical bonds to form a four-ring structure. Steroids are very diverse and include bile ac-ids from the liver, toad poisons, all sex hormones, and adrenal steroids. The two main types of steroids are adrenal steroids and sex steroids. Due to the great therapeutic value of adrenal steroids, m...
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Genetic Disorders Genetic Engineering
1,277 wordsThe selective Engineering of Genetics is invaluable to the health and happiness of humans. The importance of this issue has played second fiddle to the arguments, for and against genetic engineering. This essay will discuss the impact of genetic engineering on everyday life, for example genetic disorders, disease and how its impact on life in the world today. Although the opinions differ greatly, the benefits are substantial. Firstly, an increasing importance is being placed on the role of genet...
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy Civil Rights Movement
2,671 wordsHeros, are They Born or Made? Throughout recorded history, mankind has followed their leaders where ever they lead. Be it with John Fitzgerald Kennedy to Camelot, or Lyndon Baines Johnson to the Gulf of Tonkin. In their own respective manners, both of these men were great heroes and villains. James Reston (1994) wrote that the tragedy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy was greater than the accomplishment, but in the end the tragedy enhances the accomplishment and revives hope. (Hilty, 1994 p. 418). Henr...
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African American Students Student Athletes
1,562 wordsStress in College Students Abstract College students all stress out about one situation / life generality or another. Some of these situations / life generalities are individuation, computer anxiety, ethnic and gender roles in student-athletes, and mathematics anxiety. Introduction There have been many studies looking at stress in college students. At one time or another, college students are forced to deal with a stressful situation. Stress, in this paper, is defined as? the level of discomfort...
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