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    According to Andrew Sullivan in the Love Bloat: Why Obsess Over Romance?, there is not such thing called romantic love as we idealized, and his opinion about romantic love is right; there is not such thing called romantic love. In the Love Bloat: Why Obsess Over Romance?, Sullivan says that the concept of romantic love is crock by any serious person before the 19th century. And Sullivan applies Shakespeare’s idea of love—it comes; it goes. If taken too seriously, it kills. Sullivan also gives some

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    Rights for Homosexuals

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    society. Andrew Sullivan and William Bennett offer opposing views in the June 3, 1996 edition of Newsweek. Sullivan's article, “Let Gays Marry,” offers several arguments supporting the issues of same sex marriage. Bennett counters in his article, “Leave Marriage Alone,” that same sex marriages would be damaging to the sanctity of marriage. Each author presents several reasons for the positions they defend and bring up valid points to defend their opinions. William Bennett and Andrew Sullivan share

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    Against Conformity

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    not what you want to be, it's not a safe bet. So people are willing to give in to the pressures of society in order to be "safe". People's willingness to give into conformity is shown in the literary pieces entitled "What is a homosexual?" by Andrew Sullivan and "Salvation" by Langston Hughes. Both show what great lengths people will go to in order to slide under the radar of public opinion and criticism. In "Salvation" Langston Hughes describes an event in his childhood when he pretended to be

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    In the article "Going to Pot?," by Damon Linker, Linker attempts to persuade readers that legalizing of marijuana can cause more harm than help. This publication was released in November of 2001. Although two other writers, Richard Lowry and Andrew Sullivan, try to change readers beliefs Linker maintains his stance against marijuana. Without discrediting their facts he explains and defends why he feels they are wrong. The article is formal and although religion is not talked about, morals and society

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    Marriage is more than a commitment between two people it is public recognition of a loving bond. Andrew Sullivan’s essay “For Gay Marriage” characterizes marriage as “ a kind of commitment that is rare”(Sullivan). Denying homosexuals the right to marry is a form of segregation and a contradiction to the “pursuit of happiness”. Preventing homosexuals from marriage alienates them from society. This sanction punishes homosexuals from pursuing their happiness, which is a contradiction for what America

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    Society is dead: We have retreated into the I World Andrew Sullivan’s article Society is dead, talks about how society as a whole is so wrapped up into electronics. Sullivan states in the article, “New York’s night life was pretty dead but, the day time was very insane because of the loud”, feeling like the usage of electronic is causing things to become dead to society. He says while walking around the busy city of New York where theres always commotion and loud chatter is not that same and all

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    In the article “Retreat Into The iWorld” by Andrew Sullivan, he explains and analyzes the impact of technology on society. According to Sullivan, technology is narrowing people’s minds. The author talks about “iPod people” and that relates to the narrowing of the mind because these people are all consumed by the music in their ears and not the people or things around them. The author also expresses how he himself is one of these “iPod people”. Sullivan used an example of when he went on a trip and

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    Homosexual and Religion

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    The essay by Peter J. Gomes, entitled �Homophobic? Read Your Bible,� can be analyzed in many ways. The essay discusses the issue of homosexuality as it relates to religion. The Baptist minister provides an unexpected approach to the subject. Mr. Gomes�s thesis statement in this essay is, �The army of the discontented, eager for clear villains and simple solutions and ready for a crusade in which political self-interest and social anxiety can be cloaked in morality, has found hatred of homosexuality

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    Should Gays Marry?

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    Should Gays Marry? The essays by William Bennett and Andrew Sullivan are just the tip of the iceberg in the debate over homosexual marriage. This debate has been going on for years, with many solidly supported opinions on the topic. Both authors provide strong points and well written essays, and include some similar ideas, even though the message of each essay is contradictory to the other. Andrew Sullivan’s essay, “Let Gays Marry,” is about how gays and lesbians have long been alienated

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    What’s in a Name?

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    What’s in a Name? Throughout his book Virtually Normal, Andrew Sullivan explains how people of all different kinds of beliefs think about and treat homosexuals and homosexual behavior in society. He labels the four most commonly held viewpoints on homosexuality (liberationist, conservative, liberal, and prohibitionist) and poses his own politics of homosexuality. According to Sullivan's labels, gay and lesbian activist Urvashi Vaid would be considered a liberal. Vaid is a liberal because even

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