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The American compulsion to buy things they don't need

What are the main points of view presented in this article? We think things will make us happy. Things don't make us happy. We buy based on feelings rather than on need. We soon become dissatisfied with the things we buy. We are foolish for purchasing things in this manner.

Capital punishment Pro and Con list

see attachment ... in thinking critically number 6 Capital punishment... so far i have con... 1. killing the wrongfully convicted 2. is this humane and for pro i have so far 1. it is cost effective need help with more to add to my list

The Non-Cognitivist perspective of the issue of abortion.

A classmate in another course approaches you at lunch and asks to talk to you about a personal matter. You agree and she then tells you, "I'm considering an abortion, but I'm confused. I asked a couple of my friends and one said 'Abortion is wrong' and the other said 'Abortion is right.' Also, I'm not even sure there is such a t

This is a comparison of two articles that discuss the importance of critical thinking in schools. Implicit and explicit meaning are evaluated. Two excellent scholarly articles detailing the importance of critical thinking in school and how to achieve valid methods that encourage students to think critically.

This is a comparison of two articles that discuss the importance of critical thinking in schools. Implicit and explicit meaning are evaluated. Two excellent scholarly articles detailing the importance of critical thinking in school and how to achieve valid methods that encourage students to think critically.

Critical Thinking about gender in media

I need help with ideas and information for the following assignment. Thank you. --------------- Using three various sources (textbook, resource, Internet, University Library, and your own experience), describe a critical analysis of modern media. Analyze the material, use critical analysis in evaluating the content, devel

Know your audience

Look at the following letter, written to the editor of a newspaper. The paper had recently reported that Pennsylvania teachers were among the best paid in the country. Summarize the key points of the argument in a few sentences. Look for fallacies and examples of vague or slanted language. Then consider the overall effect of the

Evaluating Sources

Below are quotations from various sources. If you were using these sources in a paper, would you quote, summarize, or paraphrase? Explain your decision. 2. I am in awe of them, and I feel privileged to have been a witness to their lives and their sacri?ces. There were so many other people whose stories could have been in th

Evaluating Sources: Reliability

Suppose you want to use the following passages in an argument. How reliable do you judge them to be? (1) Authors background, (2) authors bias and purpose, (3) publisher or sponsor, and (4) intended audience. 1. Liberals tell kids in school all over America that the best way to protect themselves from AIDS is to wear condoms

Galileo, Copernicus & 'Consensus' Paper

I have already researched the careers of both Galileo and Copernicus. I need assistance in understanding how authority distorts clear thinking and relating consensus to a current issue. I didn't realize I required to be clearer in my post. I was just pasting what the assignment required & hoping for assistance in any areas wher

Critical Essay Writing: Same-Sex Marriage

Provide some help on finishing an essay on the following subject, Should homosexuals be allowed to legally marry? The below a, b, c needs to be address according to the subject. A) Thesis B) Anti-thesis C) Synthesis


Provide at least 150 words for each topic Discuss Marx's Development of: Dialectical Materialism Critique of Capitalism


Discuss the following: Aristotle's Hierarchy of Souls Natural Happiness Aquinas' Proving the Existence of God


Define and discuss the following: Unexamined Life Dialectic Why was Socrates Executed?

Persuasion in critical thinking

What is the role of persuasion in critical thinking? Does persuasion alter critical thought? Is emotion a necessary component of persuasive thought? Why or why not?

The phenomenon of Pre-Texting examined using deontology and utilitarianism.

---------------------- Patricia Dunn is with Hewlett-Packard no more. It all started with a leak; somebody was giving out important company secrets. And with all the deft Hollywood style gumshoe-esque thinking Ms Dunn hired Private Investigator Ronald DeLia to find out just who it was. The Private Investigators posed as H

Meaning Construction & Postmodern Thinking

What are some of the challenges one can face and the possible courses of action they may be drawn to as a result of the new understanding of constructing meaning? How can postmodern thinking aid leaders facing a world in which only those organizations capable of continually reinventing themselves will remain competitive?

Philosophy: Meaning and Value

Hi, Can you please assist? I need to put together a 2,400 word essay on Meaning and value. My paper - Create a narrative description of an approach to meaning and value. Draw from experience and outlook, including ethical standards and values, career plans and ambitions, or views of growth and self-development. Make clear whi


200 words: What are some of the primary implications for effective leadership that follow from embracing the postmodern paradigm? 200 words: How can a leader take responsibility for supporting employees in making their working lives meaningful? 200 words: What should be a leader's primary grounding for creating an


From the Student: Dear OTA, I am working on a case study on Texaco Discrimination Case. I would like some help on two points. 1. Determine all the facts: 2. symptoms of problems. I am writing 2800 words on many sections can you just help with the question above (about 250-300 words per question) Attached is a copy of informa

Critique of a postmodern philosophy

Submit a 1400 word analysis and critique of a prominent postmodern thinker's philosophy. Present a summary of the philosophy along with a reaction and critique. Support your position, and discuss your experiences that confirm or disconfirm your chosen philosophy. Choose only ONE from the following major postmodern thinkers: P

Descartes' Pure Inquiry

After reading the discourses, what do you think so far about Descartes' project? Do you think it is possible? Why? Why not? Use examples from the reading to support your claims. I have attached the reading material. Thank you!

Analyze a scientist's arguments, why sound or unsound

Explain why each argument is either sound or unsound. A scientist proposes the following arguments to determine if a human being is a person: 1. To be a person a human being must be conscious and able to feel pain. Therefore, a human being that is not conscious and unable to feel pain is not a person. 2. To be a pers