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Opinion: Search of Knowledge - ... United Front publishes its' research, stating, “In our opinion, cigarettes are no more harmful than a walk in the park.” Personal interest has caused the expert to produce an opinion that will surely lead others in the opposite way of knowledge, with knowledge in this case being the truth about the dangers of cigarettes. It will also cause its research to be unchallenged in the future, not because it is accurate, but for the simple notion that if the expert says it's correct, then it must be correct....   [tags: knowledge, opinion, experience, insight] 1088 words
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Public Opinion Meets the Internet - ... What happened next was totally a horror movie. During these demonstrations, thousands of Chinese protestors took to the streets and overturned Japanese cars, broke Japanese stores’ windows and robbed everything inside. Some Japanese who lived in China even got wounded by the furious protestors. Nevertheless, the report from Japan Times shows that in most violent cases during these demonstrations, people are incited by robbers and thieves who want to rob the stores from the first moment. (Jun) These criminals grasped the public’s patriotic feelings, incited people on the internet and told them they needed to transfer their feelings into actions, and then guided them to a totally wrong direction which made it much easier to make their own interests....   [tags: technology, opinions]
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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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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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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 Opinion of Four - Books that are on the Best-Seller-List are reviewed or criticized more than any other book published at any given time. Which is the case of the, “Tipping Point, written by Malcolm Gladwell.” Gladwell’s book has been combed over many times over by Book Reviews/Critics. From the excerpts, I have read of the, “Tipping Point,” Gladwell seems laudable of the reviews. Evaluation of the following Book Reviewer/Critics, Allan Wolfe from the Nytimes.com, Kirk McElhearn from Techsoc.com, and Andrew Collins from Redfenceproject.com will allow me to form an opinion....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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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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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: Free Euthanasia Essay] 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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Public Opinion Extraction - 2. Related Work Many of works have been done in the area of public opinion extraction, some works went to find the polarity and others find both polarity and subjectivity. The work has been done for many languages and to serve many of purposes like politics, social services, movie reviews…etc., but unfortunately there is no work has been done for Arabic language. In the following we browsing some of these works: OSVision Opinion Mining [6] is an automatic system which can extract opinions from the Web....   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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Argument on Public Opinion - The maxim above denotes the basis for human society. Prior to the social institution of public opinion, communal living was non-existent. With its gradual inception over time, some semblance of order and society emerged. But considering Rousseau's famous utterance that man is born free but everywhere he is in "chains", humans are now subjected and do not have absolute freedom in a broad sense. In the United States, public opinion is usually taken into consideration and is not completely taken into account....   [tags: Media ]
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Media's Effect on Public Opinion - ... It is not generally difficult to see what sort of political leanings certain hosts hold, such as Sean Hannity’s conservatism or Keith Olbermann’s liberal leanings. This method for distributing information to the public is very important as these shows garner large viewership and lots of hosts use other methods than just television to distribute their opinion to the public. These personalities also use books to get their opinions their fans. It is fairly common for cable news personalities to cross over into the author territory....   [tags: Society, News, Media]
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Morality, Freedom and Public Opinion - The protagonists in the films Kinsey by Bill Condon and Thank You for Smoking by Jason Reitman are two men who are cut from very different styles of cloth. In Kinsey, the titular character uses logical discourse and gathered statistics in an attempt to remove the shackles of moral prudery from the subject of human sexuality for the betterment of humanity. On the other hand, the central character in Thank You for Smoking is a lobbyist for the tobacco industry who uses logical fallacy and rhetoric to obscure the health risks of tobacco use because he is extraordinarily good at it, and additionally he gets paid handsomely....   [tags: Character Analysis ]
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Man's Opinion about Women - There are many influences that affect a man’s opinion about women. Influences such as personal experiences, rumors, and the women in a man’s life help form his opinion of a woman. Henrik Ibsen and Oscar Wilde are two playwrights who reflected their beliefs about women in their plays. Ibsen and Wilde both believe that society shunned women, unfairly forcing them into a submissive role, under the control of men. On March 20, 1828, Henrik Johan Ibsen was born in Skien, Norway (Merriman Ibsen 1) and had four biological siblings (Meyer 13) His parents went from wealthy to poor at his age of six (Meyer 13)....   [tags: Biography, Ibsen and Wilde] 1674 words
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To Each His Own Opinion - To each his own Opinion During the 20th century, America had many challenges and one of the main issues was social discrimination. Although slavery was abolished in the late 19th century, the Negros were still being treated unfairly by the white majority. They were forced to separate themselves from the white society against their will. They had different schools, facilities, and even had to sit in a different section on the buses. However, a few individuals had decided to step up and take action against this racial segregation and through their inspiring speeches and interviews, they created change in the nation....   [tags: Racism] 958 words
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How Media Influences Public Opinion - Abstract In our democratic society, mass media is the driving force of public opinion. Media sources such as Internet, newspaper, news-broadcasts, etc, play significant roles in shaping a person’s understanding and perception about the events occurred in our daily lives. As long as the newspapers, internet, network television, etc, continued to be easily accessible to the public, the media will continue to have an influence in shaping its opinions. Factors such as agenda-setting, framing and priming help shape the public opinions....   [tags: Media] 1625 words
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Same-Sex Marriage and Public Opinion - ... In Oklahoma, Nicolas (2013) reports that 76% of people supported the amendment. The means that over a million people wanted the state to official decide that marriage should only be between a man and a woman. These state constitutional amendments started as a result of the Supreme Court decision in Lawrence v Texas. The court found that a statute in Texas that did not allow for homosexual acts, also called deviate sexual intercourse, was not constitutional. As a result, many states voted for amendments that created the same limits on sexuality that were present before the Lawrence decision....   [tags: Legal Issues, Moral Implications]
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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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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 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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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: Free Essays] 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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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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How Important is Expert Opinion in The Search for Knowledge? - An expert is someone who has extensive knowledge in their field. They obtain the knowledge through various means such as research, experience, and observation in a particular area of study or in a specific phenomenon. Their knowledge of a certain field is specific and exceeds the knowledge of an average person, and this allows others to rely upon their opinion. These experts normally express their opinion in the form of writing in order to easily transmit and disseminate their opinion to the mass....   [tags: Research Methods]
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The Five Models Reflecting Public Opinion in Politics - A belief shared by most people, the voice of the people. The opinion of the public is the popular view. Opinions bring public beliefs to the attention of decision/policy makers. Public opinion is that opinion which government must heed to. Public opinion is reflected by public policy through five models according to Norman Luttbeg. The Rational-Activist Model in which voters use elections as a policy expression. Individual citizens are expected to be informed politically, involved, rational, and above all, active (pg 19)....   [tags: politics] 661 words
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What Drives Public Opinion on the European Union? - 1 Once upon a Time... As the European Union (EU) has changed from an economic entity to also a political one, so has the public opinion towards the EU. While support for the EU used to prevail among its citizens, Euroskepticism has spread across Europe nowadays. This change in public attitude became most apparent when the referendum on the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe failed in the Netherlands and in France in 2005. Many studies have been conducted to understand the attitude formation towards the EU....   [tags: European Union Essays]
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Public Opinion Revolving Around Sustainable Development - This paper highlights the public opinion revolving around sustainable development and how it has changed over the last 50 years. It incorporates factors like the Brundtland report, Kyoto Protocol and proposed projects to help make a sustainable future. ‘’Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’’ (Purvis and Grainger 2004) is the most common definition of sustainable development. Over the last fifty years there have been many variations on public and government opinion of sustainable development as a worldwide community and there are many factors that have influenced these attitudes....   [tags: Environment ]
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Policy Memo on Recent French Public Opinion Polls - ... Mediapart charges that Harris Interactive conducted these polls online, and solicited responses on the promise of entering the respondant into a lottery among all 1600 respondants for 7,000 euro. Harris Interactive does not deny this in that article. Given that, the accuracy of the data must be called into question. I do not mean to call Harris Interactive's reputation or integrity into question. It certainly seems that Harris Interactive made every effort to include every possible demographic into their methodology....   [tags: National Front, France, human rights] 1578 words
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Wilson’s Opinion on Women’s Suffrage - ... This made a powerful point that all women, and some men were serious about this issue. Later in August 28, 1917, women began picketing in front of the White House ("President Woodrow Wilson Picketed by Women Suffragists."). The women picketed by holding protest signs, and demanding a support from a constitutional amendment. The group called themselves "Silent Sentinels" ("Wilson - A Portrait Women's Suffrage."). Signs said things like,"Mr. President, what will you do for Woman Suffrage?" and "How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty?” ("President Woodrow Wilson Picketed by Women Suffragists.")....   [tags: 19th amendment, voting rights, woodrow wilson]
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 "Right" to Freedom of Expression: R.v.Keegstra, Canadian Case Law - ... Resultantly, The Court convicted Keegstra, ruling that the violation of freedom of expression was justified as the severity of the violation was not as acute as the content of the hateful expression perpetrated by Keegstra. (CITATION). Therefore, S. 319 (2) of the Criminal Code uphold the legal components of Secion1 of the Charter to justly infringe upon S. 2 (b) In the aftermath of the court ruling, this famous case has been used to provide precedent for other cases when the freedom of expression has been used in a similar fashion Despite whether the court was justified in its decision, this famous case is at the heart of the right to freedom of expression and the limits that this right encompasses....   [tags: Hate Speech, Perosnal Opinion]
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The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne: Feminine Traits - ... Hester takes this dark thinking to the next level when she considers “whether it were not better to send Pearl at once to heaven” (135). Hawthorne also attempts to make Hester a strong woman by being proud of who she is. With this, Hester is seen accepting what others put upon her, with no fight or refusal. An example of Hester accepting the fate that men have given her is shown in the first scene when she is on the scaffold. When the men of the society declare her punishment, Hester takes it and even seems to enjoy it by adorning the “A” on her chest “in fine red cloth, surrounded with an elaborate embroidery and fantastic flourishes of gold thread…[which is] so artistically done, and with so much fertility and gorgeous luxuriance of fancy”....   [tags: Hawthorne's Opinion of Women]
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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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Do We Have A Voice? - ... These disciplinary rules that the school districts are pushing are also pushing the students to a revolt. We would like to have mistakes happen and we want to learn from our mistakes. If schools are preventing any mistakes from happening, then we have nothing to learn from and this will cause us to grow ignorant. Kicking kids out of school is basically adding gas to the flame because now we are forced to roam the streets with nothing to do because the city refuses to give us an education. Schools are supposed to be getting us ready for the real world....   [tags: following the crowd, own opinion]
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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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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: Free Essays] 411 words
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Neumann's Spiral of Silence Theory - ... It can only make sense when comparing social trends that are in style-the difficulty to disagree with a trend that has been established as most popular. "The effort spent in observing the environment is apparently a smaller price to pay than the risk of losing the goodwill of one's fellow human beings-of becoming rejected, despised, alone."(Neumann) It would be true to say that Neumann had not conducted a lot of her own research to support her theory, however; research conducted by earlier scientists was more than efficient to support her theory....   [tags: Elizabeth Noelle-Neumann, public opinion]
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Photography- The Path to Art - ... However, Moran’s idea was slow to catch on because of photography’s mirror-like end product. If a photo of a landscape was compared to a painting of that same landscape, the painting would be considered far more beauteous and creativity since it depicted the artist’s talent and effort in creating the piece (Sternberger 2). This comparison commenced the beginning of innovative photography. Criticism toward photography sparked photographers to alter their work, using more characteristics used by painters of that era....   [tags: self-expression, art critics, opinion]
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Gender Differences in Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGRI) - ... The Sentencing Reform Act (SRA) of 1984, understood by Breheney et. al., (2007), “was introduced to legislation to reduce discrepancies in sentencing between men and women and shift the focus of sentencing criteria from the offender to the offense.” To understand the effects of gender on juries, there have been many experimental studies done in the form of mock juries. In addition, it is important that researchers understand a judge and jurors’ specific attitudes toward criminal justice and their resonances toward crime to gain a clearer understanding of consequences applied to criminals with mental disorders (Kleinke and Baldwin, 1992)....   [tags: insanity, culture, public opinion, law]
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The Impact Of Public Opinion On U.S. Foreign Policy Since Vietnam - Since the Vietnam War, the public's opinion has played major roles in how policymakers operate. Their opinions may not always support to choices which are best for the country, however they are still factored into the decision making. Richard Sobel discusses several cases on how the public's attitudes have affected policymaker's decisions in his book, "The Impact of Public Opinion on U.S. Foreign Policy Since Vietnam." During the Persian Gulf War, public opinion ultimately shaped policy. How the policy was attained, not the goals of the policy were shaped by the public opinion....   [tags: Richard Sobel Book Analysis Vietnam War] 1702 words
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Professionalism - Professionalism The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines professionalism as the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person. Yet the White Paper on Pharmacy Student Professionalism says it is displaying values, beliefs and attitudes that put the needs of another about your personal needs. There is still another definition. The Medical Professionalism Project says professionalism is the basis of medicine's contract with society. It demands placing the interests of patients above those of the physician, setting and maintaining standards of competence and integrity, and providing expert advice to society on matters of health....   [tags: Pharmacy Profession, argumentative, opinion]
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Media Influence of Public Opinion during War: A Good or Bad Capability? - Media Influence of Public Opinion during War: A Good or Bad Capability. Introduction “More people get their news from ABC News than from any other source,” ABC News proudly boasts. But what exactly do they get. As America delves deeper into the 21st century with an array of social and technological advancements, one facet that continues to impress, revolutionize, and greatly impact American society as we know it comes from the evolution of communication, most notably the digital media. The manner and speed in which news reaches its audiences is even more remarkable than the saturation of the media on the American public....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Elizabeth Bennet certainly has problems with formulating her opinion - Elizabeth Bennet certainly has problems with formulating her opinion of people rather abruptly. Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice, written by Jane Austen, is a romantic novel about the problems amongst different social classes in England during the 18th century. The novel centers on Elizabeth Bennet, who despite having an intolerable family, is a vivacious, smart, and agreeable person. Elizabeth, however much an agreeable person, judges people rashly and lets other people's stories cloud her view of people....   [tags: English Literature] 818 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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