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    Henry Ford has released his invention to the public. It is a horseless carriage that he calls the automobile. He has told us that this contraption will eventually be made available to the entire world. This is going to have a radical change on our society, as we know it. Each and every person out there should have an automobile. Every person’s daily chore time would be cut in half. Daily trips to town would be made in only a few short hours. Supplies from the cities would come twice as fast to the

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    Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that any attempt by the government to control guns should not be supported I. Intro. - Imagine you are sitting home one night with nothing to do. Your parents have gone away for the weekend and there is absolutely no one around. So you sit around that night watching TV for awhile but find nothing on worth watching. You go on upstairs to your room and get ready for bed. Turn off the lights, lay down, and close your eyes. All of a sudden you here a crash

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    PURPOSE: To persuade my audience to refuse to be persuaded by subliminal advertising I.     ATTENTION Who here has seen the movie "Fight Club"? If you have, you have been exposed to a thing called subliminal messaging. Let me show you a short clip from the movie. [show clip] Okay, raise your hand if you saw the image flash on the screen. For those of you who didn't see it, here it is in slow-motion. [show the image] I noticed three other instances just like that one. That's not even all;

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    Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that aggressive driving should be avoided. Introduction I.Attention Getter: Speeding, tailgating, giving the finger and outright violence. Each day Americans grow more and more likely to take out their personal frustrations on other drivers. It is called aggressive driving and it is on the incline. II. Definition: Driving is a curious combination of public and private acts. A car isolates a driver from the world even as it carries him through it

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    Throughout this course we have been preparing to be confident in delivering a solo persuasive speech by attending class lectures, participating in class discussions, and delivering presentations in group format utilizing power point. In our group presentations, we were given feedback collectively as a group as well as individually to utilize these pointers towards our individual persuasive speeches. In listening and observing my peers’ speeches, I have chosen two speakers, Quiana Gilkes and Emily

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    it is for informative or persuasive reasons. However, speaking persuasively makes it more difficult to do so since the goal is to make others agree with a certain idea that can concern their beliefs and values. In order to attempt to make the audience listen attentively and sway towards the side being argued for, without being offensive, the speaker or student has several ethical obligations to be followed while making their persuasive speech. To ensure that the speech is proper and factual, the

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    Topic: Certification Programs General Purpose: To persuade individuals to enroll in a certification program of their choice. Thesis: This speech will cover the many educational alternatives of certification programs in higher education, as well as their advantages. This will include a detailed description of certification courses in Computer, Nursing, and Trucking. Introduction Are you one of millions of people who would like to earn great money in a respectable field of profession, but

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    David Barstow. It’s estimated that over 1.6 billion dollars have been raised by charity organizations since the attacks on Sept 11th. That money has been raised for victims of that tragic day…..But where has all the money gone? 2: I started this speech as a simple exploration into the Red Cross and its Liberty Fund that was established to help victims of the attacks on Sept 11th. Instead I came across information and countless stories of political blunders, red tape, indecision, and the general

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    Crazy People

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    is defined as "giving a prepared, persuasive speech." When Emory and his friends found out that they were to give presentations to Mr. Drucker, they started formulating a plan, which can be classified under the Neo-Aristotelian style of rhetorical criticism. Their main goal was to persuade the producers of the products that their message would be effective in catching the public's attention, thus boosting sales. To prepare for this, they had to organize their speech, mainly using external proof. A

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    Many people take for granted the opportunities they receive through the hard work of others, but this attitude needs to stop because it has become the “norm” for students to expect their teachers and professors to provide them with an education. While it is true that in the United States, students are required to attend school until the age of eighteen, many children around the world lack this luxury. This “right” is commonly looked down upon by students, because they do not have the motivation to

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    Free speech is becoming an increasingly sensitive and controversial topic, and this is in part due to the student protests that have occurred in a surplus universities. Thus, the question arises: how should an institute determine to whom they provide a public platform? I do believe that everyone has the right to be entitled to their own opinions; however a person should still be aware of their actions. When protesting becomes volatile and danger, when the protesters become [replace inconsolable]

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    For my “How to do” speech my goal was to share with the class an interesting and informative way to learn something new. Due to the speeches time limit, I knew I needed to be well prepared. I wanted to be less nervous before and during my speech. While presenting I was nervous, but I didn’t really have time for these feelings to sink in because I was focused on the information I wanted to share with the audience. I enjoyed presenting in the second group of speeches so I could see my peers different

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    Persuasive Speech: Marijuana Should Be Legal

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    General Purpose: Speech to Persuade Specific Purpose: To get my audience to be pro on legalizing marijuana Thesis Statement: Marijuana isn't harmful and should be legalized Organizational Pattern: Cause and Effect To the AIDS or cancer patient, marijuana is the plant that fights nausea and appetite loss. To the nutritionist, its seed is second only to the soybean in nutritional value and is a source of cooking oil and vitamins. To the paper or cloth manufacturer, it is the plant that

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    Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to help fight homelessness Central Idea: With more help for the homeless we can make America better for everyone Attention I. Imagine for a moment that you're not in this classroom. A. Instead your outside, but you not walking to class or your dorm, your living there. B. Imagine for a moment that you yourself are homeless. 1. You have no shelter 2. When it rains your wet 3. When its cold your freezing 4. You have no money C. This is what life

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    Benjamin Solomon "Ben" Carson, a retired neurosurgeon surgeon and conservative commentator, also is a candidate for the Republican nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election. Carson was a second child of his mother Sonya, Carson and his brother was raised in poverty. Ben Carson overcame his troubled youth in inner-city Detroit to become a neurosurgeon well-known for successfully separating conjoined twins. In 2015, Carson became one of many candidates pursuing to conquest the

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    Introduction: I. Ferrets are amusing creatures that can make good pets. II. Many people would be interested in a low maintenance pet that is softer than a turtle and more affectionate than a goldfish. III. I currently have three ferrets. I got my first one about five years ago. I found my second and third ferrets a couple of years later at the Oregon Ferret Shelter, where I ended up adopting them for a modest price. I have also volunteered at the shelter now and then and have learned a

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    You go to school every one there has to watch what they say because the worlds once freedom of speech has be censored so now when you would go gather your friends and gossip you now have to watch what you would gossip about . do you think that is fair who side are you on the freedom of speech where you can say what you would like or the side where you agreed with the censoring of the worlds speech . that is up to you but here is my choice to stand up and be the free person that my soldiers fought

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    Many people think the definition of Freedom of Speech is “free speech” even though they are restrictions to it. The First Amendment does not mean you can say anything you wish to at any time or place. Some spoken words or statements can be harmful or threatening to one another and that is prohibited in the United States. The definition of Freedom of Speech needs to be redefined due its frequent misuse of the term today. All people in America, no matter if you are a child or an adult, needs

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    PURPOSE: To persuade my audience that we must take action now to control air pollution The topic I have chosen for today is something we all take for granted-the air. Most of us hardly ever think about it. It's just something we take for granted. But the air we breathe carries pollutants that can be bad for our health. People with sensitivities, like those who have asthma, or the elderly, and also athletes are especially vulnerable to unhealthy levels of air pollution. There are many kinds of

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    Freedom of Speech Social media has taken us ages ahead when it comes to freedom of speech, and the internet has given more networks through which individuals can connect their ideas and feelings. Society can blog about government, post videos about topics we feel strongly about, and with the ability to get things off our chests through places like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. However, who makes the call about what is suitable and is pushing the limits of freedom of speech too far? Freedom

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