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Search for 'argumentative' to find 'opinion' essays - Odyssey Essay Being attacked by one eyed monsters, huge storms, a giant sea dragon, and scores of angry men were just a few of the perils Odysseus had to overcome. He did not only overcome them, but he did so in a way that would forever be thought of as heroic. Odysseus, the epic hero of Homer's The Odyssey demonstrates the Greek ideal of leadership, bravery, and devotion to the gods. Odysseus was a great leader and showed his leadership abilities many times, times where his men were ready to give up and accept their fate....   [tags: Opinion Essays] 642 words
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Biased Opinion Narrative - My employer, an electrical fixtures supply company, has decided to purchase company cars for all of the sales staff. I have been asked to select the line of automobiles that should be purchased. I have decided that on grounds of economy and longevity that it is in the company's best interest to purchase Volvo's. As a prudent and sensible buyer, I have done research on the web and have discovered that experts agree the Volvo is the most mechanically superior and safe automobile for my companies needs....   [tags: Biased Opinion Car Brand Narrative] 963 words
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The Power of Opinion - The Power of Opinion Confidence is a key component in the development of success. In order to reach this stability one must be a recipient of encouragement and upholding. This support creates an individuality and esteem for success. For example, in my experiences with females I have come to a vague realization that they feed off of encouragement. It seems like the focus of most of the girls that I know, is to impress. I believe this because when they are complimented, to most it will make their day....   [tags: Papers] 369 words
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The Opinion of Four - ... Wolfe does not agree with much of Gladwell’s writing in the, “The Tipping Point,” Alan’s overall concept of his review is saying that Malcolm was trying to convince his readers by pounding statics in their brain. With this statement, I do have the same opinion. I wonder if Alan Wolfe is the only book critic out of the three that disagrees with Gladwell’s book. The second book reviewer is Kirk McElhearn his article was called, Review of the Tipping Point.” McElhearn is a book critic and freelance writer for Tichsoc.com....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Euthanasia Opinion - Euthanasia Opinion Euthanasia is the intentional termination of life by another at the request of the person who dies. Although it is legal in Holland, it is illegal throughout the UK and is an extremely controversial topic often discussed in the media. When it is being debated it is essential to address all the issues and arguments for and against, religious and non-religious, as all the churches oppose it strongly. There are very many points against euthanasia. The first is that life is a gift from God and only he can take it away....   [tags: Papers] 665 words
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Opinion on Abortion - Opinion on Abortion My own opinion of abortion is very varied. There are so many different reasons for abortions. Every woman who has had one will have had reasons. I am sure they wouldn't have decided in a few minutes that they were going to abort their baby. They would have thought long and hard about what to do. I put myself in the position of someone else. If I got pregnant now would I really be able to keep it. I would, for one, have to stop school and miss out on the education I would need to bring up a child....   [tags: Papers] 1125 words
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Voiced Opinion - Voiced Opinion There are several people in this plain west Texas town that are constantly turning up their noses at people who are contrasting to their high society cradle of humanity. It has gotten to where people can no longer express their individuality without having the proverbial finger shaken at them. If a person is not wearing the most elite of brands, then at best, that person will be ignored; in most cases, they will receive ridiculing looks and hatred filled words. Although these upper echelons are not necessarily of Christian faith, they carry a 'holier than thou'; attitude that portrays that they are better than everyone else....   [tags: essays research papers] 694 words
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It's my opinion - It's my opinion I was told that the principal had used her executive power to chop up my article into bits that didn’t contain the harassing, offensive points that it originally owned. I was sad, very very sad. It’s tough for someone with a weak emotional structure to be rejected and told I’m harassing to younger people. So, the advisors went to the bargaining table, nothing changed. Therefore we revised, redid, and reedited the entire article and pumped out a version that had the heart and soul cut out of it, but we put it in the paper anyway....   [tags: social issues] 752 words
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Revolutionary Opinion - Revolutionary Opinion They all say, ?Taxation without representation is tyranny.. Those revolutionary fools. Surely they jest. I am well aware that many of my fellow townspeople believe in this notion. It is rather sensible, after all. Who really likes to pay taxes. Not I. However, all those that subscribe to this train of thought are living in a dream world. In reality, it is the other way around. ?Representation without taxation is tyranny.. Revolution is futile and will only result in more taxes for the whiners to gripe and moan about....   [tags: essays papers] 1543 words
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Opinion on Abortion - Opinion on Abortion Abortion is when a foetus is expelled from its mother's womb before the pregnancy reaches full term (usually 40 weeks). The abortion act says that a woman can have an abortion if the pregnancy would put her in danger, or if the baby was so handicapped that it could not survive independently and it would have no quality of life. The act also says that these reasons for abortion are accepted whereas a woman who simply did not want another child would not be allowed to abort her pregnancy....   [tags: Papers] 1146 words
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Opinion Letter - Opinion Letter Dear Sir/Madam I am writing to the Mercury to express my viewpoints on the pending construction of the Science testing laboratory opening in the Great Yarmouth area. As we all know, it will be doing medical experiments on animals, and possibly cosmetically orientated experiments on animals. This is a very volatile area and could lead to all sorts of circumstances. Personally, I have no problem with it. I think that humans and their wellbeing far outweigh that of animals....   [tags: Papers] 581 words
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Truth, Knowledge, and Opinion - Truth, Knowledge, and Opinion WHAT IS TRUTH, KNOWLEDGE, OPINION AND WHY IS EXTREME SKEPTICISM. What is Truth, Knowledge, Opinion and why Extreme Skepticism is Self Contradictory. Truth is simply the mind corresponding with reality, knowledge is having the truth and knowing that you have it and understanding why it is true, Opinion is having an hypothesis but not being entirely sure that your idea is true and extreme skepticism is self contradictory because skeptics say that there is truth ¡§that there is no truth¡¨....   [tags: social issues]
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Public Opinion Extraction - ... For each feature fk Sj that j comments on, the opinion holder chooses a word or phrase(synonyms) from Wk to describe the feature fk, and expresses a positive, negative or neutral opinion on fk."[3] All documents that focus on popular topic from the list of popular topics obtained in relations (1) & (2) were collected. The KNN (K-Nearest Neighbors) algorithm for the clustering of subjective sentences was used. For sentiment analysis, they give weights to 9 different kinds of tags for sentiment words as shown in table 2.1....   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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Argument on Public Opinion - ... In this paper, a brief critical analysis would be conducted on polling. The public opinion of the Vietnam War between 1964 till 1972 would also be used parsimoniously in this paper. The positive from the democratic system is that even if disagreements persist, opinions would most likely be sound and logical. In addition, Carpini and Keeter state that "the more information the public has, the more equitable that information is distributed among citizens, and the less it is tied to economic resources, the more democratic the political system is." In reality though, the ideals of good public opinions negate themselves through pessimism....   [tags: Media ]
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Morality, Freedom and Public Opinion - ... Charles Manson kills people. I talk. Everyone has a talent.”(TYFS). Regardless of the motives, it is obvious that both Kinsey and Naylor go about their work with an eagerness and devotion that invigorates and aggravates those around them. Great passion empowers both of these men, but it is their mutual ability to present themselves and their ideas clearly that puts them into the limelight. Naylor and Kinsey share a mastery in making and defending their claims to a skeptical audience, each man in his own way manages to remove potential challenges with there own respective argument style....   [tags: Character Analysis ]
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Public opinion on Gun Control - Public Opinion on Gun Control The twentieth century was a time of many political assassinations and violent shootings. A nation in shock mourned the deaths of President John Kennedy and civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. At the end of the twentieth century the nation endured rising rates of violent crime, with young people frequently involved as victims and perpetrators and often armed with guns. Between July 1992, and June 30, 1999, there were 358 school-associated violent deaths in the United States, including 255 deaths of school- aged children, or about 51 such violent deaths each year....   [tags: Second Amendment The Right To Bear Arms] 2585 words
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Opinion on Genetic Engineering - Opinion on Genetic Engineering "Only god has the right to interfere with our genes" Genetic engineering is when scientists manipulate the human genome to alter 'bad' genes; these genes are responsible for all types of diseases and conditions from cancer to the acclaimed 'fat' gene which is responsible for the obesity crisis that the modern world is currently facing. This practice has been controversial one because religions and other organizations across the world believe that genetic engineering is playing god as it allows man to create people with any mental and physical characteristics possible....   [tags: Papers] 691 words
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Public Opinion and Television - Public Opinion and Television The paper explores how dangerous such an important mass media as TV can be, if too many power is concentrated in just a few hands, and how our perception of reality can be manipulated by the selection and manipulation of information presented on TV. Introduction The following term paper deals with the development of television from its early beginnings in the 1920s up to now. My attention focuses on the powers which influence what is shown on TV and the analysis of methods they use in order to manipulate the public opinion....   [tags: Mass Media Danger Essays]
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Authorial Opinion Of Wife Of Bath - The character of the Wife of Bath is clearly feminist. She indicates this by her extreme ideas of female “maistrye” and statements such as “I have the power duringe al my lyf upon his proper body, and nought he,” which is extremely feminist. However, Chaucer makes us see the Wife of Bath as inconsistent, at times illogical, and also amoral and adulterous, The prologue and tale is spoken by a woman of supposed vast experience, yet was written by a man. While the prologue and tale may be seemingly feminist, could it be a vehicle for a deeper anti-feminist message....   [tags: essays research papers] 521 words
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My Opinion on Suffering - My Opinion on Suffering When there is suffering taking place in the world, we do find it hard to believe in God, because after all if God had produced all his amazing, talented creatures, then why would he let disasters happen such as people suffering in the world or people killing one another. We tend to blame God for this reason, but I have a different assumption. People as well as me believe that God doesn't stop the suffering, but he helps us face that suffering even by telling him in our prayers we feel relieved that we can get it off our chests....   [tags: Papers] 377 words
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Iago’s opinion of women. - Iago’s opinion of women. Shakespeare’s play Othello is based on tragedy of Othello’s jealousy, which ironically leads Othello to kill Desdemona, his beloved (wife). Evil Iago is above all Shakespeare’s villains. Iago is a person with evil emotions, and as a result he deceives everybody, he also is exceptionally influential character who has taken in everyone, above all his own wife Emilia. His public face of bravery and honesty conceals a satanic delight in manipulation and destruction, and he will stop at nothing....   [tags: English Literature Essays] 878 words
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Public Opinion and Polling - Public Opinion and Polling Americans are showing signs of disaffection with a presidential campaign that is just beginning. The public thinks the press and large campaign contributors are having too much influence on who gets nominated, and a 60% majority thinks voters themselves have too little say. The latest Federal Election Commission, conducted on the heels of protracted controversy about coverage of alleged cocaine use by George W. Bush, found public reservations about news coverage of most "character issues" ranging from youthful drug use to psychological counseling....   [tags: Papers] 1206 words
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My Opinion of Romeo - My Opinion of Romeo Essay Question: What is your opinion of Romeo. I believe that Romeo is a very passionate person; he is a strong lover; charming and considerate, and later on, a fighter and a killer. He is controlled by his feelings, his emotions and instincts, and he does whatever they tell him to do, be it good, or bad. Most of the time during this play he relies on his feelings and instincts, without taking time to stop and think, which makes him lose his head a lot (he is impetuous), and when he does so, he does very stupid things, which he almost always regrets....   [tags: Papers] 673 words
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Man's Opinion about Women - ... Ibsen and Wilde both wanted to question society and change it. Ibsen had a traditional marriage and grown up life. However, Wilde lived a life of secrecy, love, risk, and lust for both genders. Both men’s lives influenced the content of their work, as their real life experiences were reflected in their plays. Each man’s decisions and circumstances influenced their values and their writings. Henrik Ibsen was a popular playwright from the mid 1800’s who wrote over twenty-seven works in his lifetime, including A Doll’s House and The Master Builder....   [tags: Biography, Ibsen and Wilde] 1674 words
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The Morality Of Hunting (opinion) - Do animals have feelings. We may never know for sure, but for those of us who think they do, there are animal rights groups. For those of us who don’t think so, or just don’t care, there’s indifference and there’s hunting. The morality of sport and commercial hunting has been in question for centuries. I could open a economy size can of worms about fox hunting in England, whale hunting in Japan, and tiger hunting in Africa. I think it’s safe to say that most of us are supportive of protecting endangered species, but what about the plentiful fauna of Missouri....   [tags: essays research papers] 676 words
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Opinion Personnelle - French Essay - Opinion Personnelle - French Essay J’ai choisi le livre « Bonjour tristesse » parce que j’ai voulu lire une histoire intéressante sur une femme ou une famille. Ce livre comporte ces deux choses. L’histoire contient beaucoup de détails des personnages. Je trouve bien qu’on éprouve toujours à quoi la protagoniste pense. Les pensées de Cécile sont facile à comprendre. On peut comprendre pourquoi elle pense comme elle pense. Cécile et son père vivent comme ils veulent jusqu’au jour à Anne arrive....   [tags: Foreign Language, Character Analysis, Literature A] 321 words
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My My Opinion On Censorship - My My Opinion On Censorship I don’t have a clear feeling about censorship; however I do think that it is a bad thing because people don’t get to see parts of the film, which they came to see. Some parts of films are hidden from the viewers and this is because the film certification company may feel that what will be shown in a film may affect people....   [tags: Papers] 491 words
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Liberal's Opinion on American Government - The typical philosophical ideals of the liberals seem to focus on the government helping the little guy and leveling the playing field. They oppose tax-cuts for the rich, they are distrustful of big-business and those who are wealthy. They like government programs that help minorities and those with lower incomes. They want to raise the minimum wage, provide better national healthcare and provide better unemployment and welfare coverage’s. They nearly always side with unions over management, the guy who sues the big business....   [tags: essays research papers] 847 words
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Opinion Of The Ewells in To Kill a Mockingbird - To Kill a Mockingbird : Discuss Your Opinion Of The Ewells The Ewells play a significant part in this story of "To Kill a Mockingbird". In the first chapter, Scout mentions the Ewells to us that the "Ewells started it all". Scout means that the Ewells had an affect on the residents of Maycomb. The story will involve an allegation of rape and the way black and white issues (the prejudice that runs through the whole of the story) are covered. Burris Ewell, the son of Bob Ewell, shows how bad his living conditions are....   [tags: English Literature] 1373 words
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Opinion of Macbeth in Act 3 - Opinion of Macbeth in Act 3 Shakespeare's Macbeth is the story of a good man turned evil by a dark ambition he cannot control… Macbeth is tragic hero whose character can be viewed from different prospectuses. It is wrong to categorise him as either a tormented man or a callous tyrant because in the play he is displayed as both. We see him digress from, at the beginning of the play a courageous man driven by ambition to become a cruel and arbitrary man. I am going to examine Shakespeare's portrayal of the downward spiral of a man once called a "worthy gentleman" and now "fiendish hell hound"....   [tags: Papers] 825 words
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To Each His Own Opinion - ... Malcolm X on the other hand, had a different viewpoint on the situation. He still wanted to end the racial segregation, but he never wanted coexistent afterwards. His philosophy was that the western culture was racist and the Negros needed to form Black Nationalism. In his ideal nation, the Negros would unite and develop self-dependence away from the white because in the global scale, they were a majority, not a minority. His harsh views had changed over time after meeting influential white activists, but in the end, this philosophy was what he was known for....   [tags: Racism] 958 words
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How Media Influences Public Opinion - ... Agenda-setting can be defined as the ability of the media to direct public attentions toward the issues they believe are important to the public. But whose choice is it that determines which issues are more important over others. The news media can set an agenda-setting by focus attention on selected issues on which the public will form opinions from (McCombs). The media can paint a memory in your head by repeatedly repeating the issues on different media sources as Internet, network televisions, newspapers, etc....   [tags: Media] 1625 words
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Analytical Essay on Kev's Opinion Piece - ... Although Kev doesn’t use any literary devices, his assertive, frank and condescending tone combined with his attacks and inclusive language makes the war in Iraq seem petty and unimportant. Targeting the soldiers, the ‘so-called refugees’ and to a lesser extent, the general public, Kev believes that the refugees should be fighting for their own country. Kev starts off with the very ambiguous and reactionary ‘leave now’. Such a short and quick statement grabs the reader’s attention immediately....   [tags: Article Analysis] 571 words
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The History and Public Opinion of Capital Punishment - The History and Public Opinion of Capital Punishment The history of the death penalty goes back to the earliest civilizations where it was used to punish all sorts of crimes from robbery, to murder, to different forms of heresy. In the United States it evolved to just punish murder, treason, and some cases of rape. It has been an issue that has sparked a never ending debate that goes back to colonial times. The general public traditionally supported the death penalty in a majority with only a few politicians speaking out against it (i.e., Benjamin Rush, Ben Franklin and later on Horace Greeley)....   [tags: Capital Punishment Death Penalty Ethics Essays]
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A High School Student's Opinion of Poetry - A High School Student's Opinion of Poetry Students’ opinions of poetry are very important to consider when planning how to cover poetry in the classroom. In this article, Jon C. Mladic and Douglas R. Pietrzak surveyed a high school creative writing class in Normal, IL (grades 10-12) about their opinions of poetry. They created an extensive survey concerning the students’ opinions and experiences with poetry as well their preferences for instruction. They also interview the teacher of the creative writing class in order to gather her opinions....   [tags: Education Poetry Poems Essays]
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My View and Opinion on Underage Sex - My View and Opinion on Underage Sex Is the age of 16 the right age for sex to be legal. Many people have their own views and beliefs and the issue is very indecisive, but is there ever going to be an age that everyone agrees is appropriate. This is what my speech is going to be about. Many people have different opinions on what they think the legal age to have sex should be. Every year more and more children are having underage sex and this number is continuing to increase at a rapid rate....   [tags: Papers] 781 words
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Legal Opinion For 8th Social Studies - Legal Opinion A. I picked the side of New Jersey in the New Jersey vs. T.L.O case. The reason I picked that side is because the girl whas smoking on school grounds and she was not allowed to do that. Another reason is the teacher that found the girl smoking had the right to bring her to the Principals office, because she had a reason to. Finally the girl denied smoking, she said she didn’t smoke and she probably would of got in less trouble if she told the truth. B. A girl was caught smoking in a shcool bathroom....   [tags: essays research papers] 480 words
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Female and Male Circumcision: a Personal Opinion - Female and Male Circumcision: A Personal Opinion The term circumcision brings to mind many thoughts to many different people. To me it is a term that causes very unpleasant thoughts. I personally believe that any form of either male or female circumcision to be wrong when done to an non-consenting child. If an adult wishes to have a circumcision done to themselves then as a consenting adult it is within an individual's rights to have this evasive and cruel procedure done to themselves. Otherwise, female and male circumcision is a procedure that is done only to meet a cultural norm....   [tags: Sociology] 512 words
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Difference of Opinion About the Nineteen-Sixties - Difference of Opinion About the Nineteen-Sixties To many people the "swinging sixties" were a time of fun and freedom, the beginning of equality and a decade where Britain became a happy country of proud success, however, to many others the rebellious sixties were taken advantage of by defiant teenagers and was a decade where "discipline" was put a side. Furthermore, both agree that it was a decade where Britain underwent a profound and intense change. It turns out there were many positives to the 1960s although there were many negatives....   [tags: Papers] 513 words
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Forming an Opinion of Others based on Wealth - Imagine a world where everyone wears the same types and colors of clothing, and listens to the same type of music. How would that world appear to anybody that has lived in this world. Very likely, it would appear bland and boring; with no changes or differences in nearly all aspects of life. For most people, what is worn and listened to, affects how others are viewed through the eyes of everyone else and is used to express opinions and personality. Typically, 2 people will form an opinion of others within the first 3 seconds of meeting one another....   [tags: opinions, classism,] 553 words
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Ethnicity and Female Equality: A personal Opinion - Abstract The subject of my essay will be a compilation of facts and opinions on the role of ethnicity and gender on female status in the United States. Equality for females and males is influenced by ones ethnicity, by the media, by stereotypes, and by the myth of equal rights. The research methods that will be used for this essay will be only the personal opinions of the author of this essay. One believes that the findings of this essay will show that ethnicity and media generated stereotypes influence gender roles and that inequality for females is a fact of life. Ethnicity and Female Equality: A Personal Opinion The role of ethnicity plays an important part in our society's view and the status level that is afforded to females....   [tags: Sociology Gender Roles] 1535 words
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American Public Opinion of the Vietnam War - American Public Opinion of the Vietnam War At the beginning of the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, in 1965, the American Public favored the idea of war because they feared the threat of communism. Polls conducted in 1965, showed 80 percent of the population agreed with President Johnson and were for the war (Rousseau 11). The U.S. got involved with the war to stop communism from spreading throughout South Asia. Americans were afraid if one country on South Asia turned to communism, it would extend to other countries, which is known as the "Domino Theory"....   [tags: Papers] 1562 words
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Liberal Democrats' Opinion on Iraqi War - Liberal Democrats' Opinion on Iraqi War Firstly I must and cannot stress enough to you how strongly the Liberal Democrats opposed the Government's decision to go to war in Iraq. However by invading Iraq the government imposed on the UK a moral obligation to the Iraqi people to work towards a secure, stable and democratic Iraq. But our obligation cannot be open-ended. The UK Government should produce an exit strategy, including a plan for the phased withdrawal of UK troops by the end of the year....   [tags: Papers] 1061 words
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Narrative and Opinion in Notes of a Native Son - Choices James Baldwin is considered to be one of the great writers of modern time. There are many characteristics of his writing that could be used to show his talent but the one that is most often cited is his ability to interweave narrative and opinion seamlessly into his essays. One example of this ability is in his “Notes of a Native Son” essay. He interweaves narrative of his father and his death with his opinions about the relationship between blacks and whites at that time. James Baldwin uses contrasting ideas such as public vs....   [tags: James Baldwin]
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How Important is Expert Opinion in The Search for Knowledge? - ... This is the process of how basic scientific knowledge is developed. As time, situation and technology evolve, there are instances when theories become less applicable and appropriate in explaining phenomenon. For example, the cliché theory of atom by Dalton (1808) claimed that the atoms are a small, solid and indivisible ball. Over 100 years scientists conducted investigations to show atoms are not solid. Later, an Englishman, J.J Thomson discovered electron. He described atom as a sphere of positive charge which contains a few negatively charged particles namely electron....   [tags: Research Methods]
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The Use of Polls to Analyze Public Opinion in Politics - The Use of Polls to Analyze Public Opinion in Politics Public opinion is defined in the text as “the distribution of the population’s beliefs about politics and policy issues” (Edwards, Wattenberg, and Lineberry 150). On paper, it sounds so simple; in reality it is much more difficult to determine. The most common method for ascertaining and consolidating public opinion has been through the widespread use of polls. Their popularity has steadily increased over the years. One reason is that they provide an accurate, reliable representation of the opinions of an entire population and supply decision-makers with valuable insight that may be used to determine a future course of action....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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The Five Models Reflecting Public Opinion in Politics - ... The Political Parties Model in which politicians diverge ideologically to provide a cue of party affiliation, allowing voters to vote rationally using their habit of party identification. The Political Parties Model suggests that party labels clarify the political choices available to voters. Democratic politicians earn reputations as liberals and Republicans earn reputations as conservatives. These stereotypes then provide useful cues regarding what Democrats and Republicans will do once in office....   [tags: politics] 661 words
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The Success of the Media's Manipulation on the Public's Opinion of the War - The Success of the Media's Manipulation on the Public's Opinion of the War Source K suggests the media was more influential to the opinion of ordinary American citizens than the elected politicians of their country, whom many of the public had voted for and trusted. The source implies that the reason for this was because the horrific images of the war made the American public realise that the war was not going well, contrary to the claims of their government. Television coverage of the war meant that any American citizen could turn on the television and see that the war was going badly....   [tags: Papers] 921 words
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Justice Brennan's Opinion in Texas v. Johnson - Justice Brennan's Opinion in Texas v. Johnson Justice Brennan cited several First Amendment cases to show that a precedent was set to encompass protection for expression which is not spoken or written (i.e., protection for symbolic actions such as protesting conflict through arm-band wearing, sit-ins, etc.). The cases cited, including the current one, were subject to the O'Brien test, which is a measure to determine if the State's statute can be considered valid, in that it specifically forbids non-communicative expression for the benefit of direct substantial government interest ....   [tags: Papers, flag] 313 words
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What Drives Public Opinion on the European Union? - ... The articles by McLaren (2007), Eichenberg and Dalton (2007) as well as by Garry and Tilley (2009) investigate factors conditioning the attitudes towards the EU. Therefore, the basic research question is: What Drives Public Opinion on the European Union. To put it differently, how can Euroskepticism be explained. First, Lauren M. McLaren (2007) offers insight into the major contending individual-level approaches. In her study "Explaining Mass-Level Euroscepticism: Identity, Interests, and Institutional Distrust", she tests four different hypotheses on mass-level Euroskepticism....   [tags: Economics ]
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The Opinion of Parents on Their Children Inter-Marrying into Other Religions - The Opinion of Parents on Their Children Inter-Marrying into Other Religions My aim was to find out the opinion of parents on their children inter-marring into other religions. To obtain this information I carried out 50 questions in the each of the following shopping centres; Harrow, Brent cross and Watford; I am looking at the North-West of London. I choose these 3 locations as they are large shopping centres in which a wide range of people of different religions shop. I handed out the questionnaires to people I believe to be the following: Aged 40-59 and of the following religions; Christian, Jewish, Hindu and Muslim....   [tags: Papers] 989 words
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In my opinion, this was the first interesting part of the story. It - In my opinion, this was the first interesting part of the story. It encouraged me to read on. This was the first person vs. person conflict in the story. The conflict was between Burris and Miss Caroline. Also, this passage contained foreshadowing. To Kill a Mocking Bird Miss Caroline said, “Sit down please, Burris,” and the moment she said it I knew she had made a serious mistake. The boy’s condescension flashed to anger. “You try and make me, missus” (pg 27). In my opinion, this was the first interesting part of the story....   [tags: English Literature] 486 words
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Public Opinion Revolving Around Sustainable Development - ... The book uses the example of a pond being covered by lily pads to simplify exponential growth. If ‘’the lily plant doubles in size each day. If the lily were allowed to grow unchecked, it would completely cover the pond in 30 days, chocking off the other forms of life in the water. For a long time the lily plant seems small, and so you decide not to worry about cutting it back until it covers half the pond.’’ (Meadows et al. 1974) The day that it covers half the pond is the 29th as on the 30th day it will cover the whole pond....   [tags: Environment ]
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Reader's Opinion of Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's Novel - Reader's Opinion of Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's Novel Frankenstein is an enormously popular novel that is told to youngsters and elderly too. The novel was first published in 1818, based on a terrifying nightmare. However due to circumstances in that particular time, it was left without the author's name on. These circumstances were them of the role of the woman and where her place should be. A woman's role was believed to be at home, looking after the children, baking, sewing, most certainly not writing....   [tags: Papers] 411 words
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Everybody Has an Opinion - Now that the debacle of the 2000 Presidential election has passed through the annals of United States politics, Daniel Lazare has decided to open the wound of this three ring circus and analyze this example of dysfunctional democracy. In an excerpt from his book, "The Velvet Coup"(Voices, 102), Lazare argues that the Constitution of the United States is an obsolete document that is in dire need of a reality series makeover. From my understanding, Lazare blames the Supreme Court, the Electoral College, and the Republican Party for that awful display of confusion occurring Election Day in November of 2000....   [tags: Politics] 473 words
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Online Classes vs. Traditional Classes: My Opinion - There are some students who find it easier to work in internet classrooms and some others that find it easier to stay with traditional classrooms. I think someone may choose internet classrooms if they have difficulty interacting with teachers and other students. Some people do not like being in the classroom because they do not feel at ease around certain people especially those who treat others with disrespect. It is hard for a student to concentrate and learn a lesson when they have that kind of pressure....   [tags: Online Classes, ] 405 words
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Don Imus - Don Imus Early this month radio jockey Don Imus live on radio made an offensive remark. He offended the Rutgers women's basketball team by calling them nappy-headed hoes. This comment and offense escalated into something big enough to get him fired. People are debating the fact that if he should get a punishment so severe as to get fired from his radio program, why shouldn't rappers pay a consequence for saying those kinds of words in they're lyrics. Should they be penalized. In my opinion I don't think MSNBC should not have taken it as far as to fire him, but I think he should of gotten more than a 2-week suspension....   [tags: Opinion, Case Study, solution] 1049 words
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Superior Sociteys - Are some Societies or Cultures superior. First let examine the definition of the word ‘Egalitarianism', it is defined as: Egalitarianism (derived from the word égal, meaning equal or level) is the moral doctrine that people should be treated as equals, in some respect. Generally it applies to being held equal under the law, the church, and society at large. Perhaps in its theoretical form, Egalitarianism affirms, promotes, and believes in equal political, economic opportunity, social, and civil rights for all people....   [tags: Opinion] 857 words
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Freedom In Constitution - Have you ever wondered what life at school would be like without “freedom?” In my opinion I think it would be horrid. Think about it. If we had no freedom we wouldn’t be able to do the things we love most, or choose what friends we hang out with. The freedoms we have now we all take for granted. For example, do you even know what your freedoms are. If you don’t, then you ought to hear me out so you know in the future what they mean. First of all there are two very specific freedoms that all students and teachers should know and understand....   [tags: Personal Opinion Argument Paper Freedom] 1045 words
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