He says that Social media isn 't very organize however can increase participation rapidly. The writers main purpose of this essay is to show the difference between traditional activism and social activism. He is writing it for the present people who
Zinn disagrees with this concern because he believes the opposite of the concern. His position is that there needs to be civil disobedience because the electoral system is not functional and the majority always wins. Zinn states, “-about the voting process, you find that the voting process is a sham.” in reality the people are voting but they are not voting for who is morally right. They end up voting for the popular one. Also in voting the majority always wins and minority always suffers.
. Comparing the two you can see that Confucius wanted and encourage politics to help lead and rule the people, but chuang thought that you should stay away from it and let people or things figure it out on there own. Confucius also sees no point in spending time away from society, "One cannot associate with birds and beasts. Am I not a member of this human race?" (831) In saying this, he suggest that if you are to busy involving your self with nature that you will fall out of society and have no knowledge in
The development of using rhetorical analysis is of great utility to have a better comprehension of the author’s work. The editor and writer Joel Stein on his op-ed article The Me, Me, Me Generation states that millennials are self-centered and ego-centric; however, their generation can still bring a positive shift to the world. Stein supports this claim by
In document D it says “Those who obsess about voter turnout are perhaps the ones to whom we should pay the least attention. The less legitimate politician feel, the more they try to pass laws that build around their regimes a Potemkin facade* of citizen involvement.” This quote shows that compulsory voting is bad because they are saying don’t focus on people who always vote, focus on the people who don’t and make them vote. The document shows how governments can force their citizens to vote and that governments need to earn the support of their citizens, this document could be used to argue that requiring citizens of a democracy to vote is a violation of consent of the government is
Individuality vs. Conformity the battle of how society should work What are individuality and conformity? Individuality is a quality or trait of a person or thing that distinguishes or separates them from others. Conformity is a social idea involving a change in belief or behavior in order to fit in with a group. But I believe that The potential risks of individuality do outweigh the benefits that come from conformity. Individuality outweighs conformity because if you are all different from each other then different people can contribute different great ideas to benefit the world.
The first reason is l, More uninformed ( people that aren’t aware) and that can harm the country, It causes Political dissatisfaction, lastly it takes away a citizen's freedom! The second reason i feel that people should not be forced to vote is because of the uniformed people voting can hurt the country. .In document G it states “ At least they’d injure only themselves”. This means they might not know what they are doing and accidentally vote for someone who they nothing about, and that could possibly be someone who can ruin where they are living. “...Some groups strive to get people to vote, not for anyone in particular…”.
However a problem in this system is the fact that the majority gets to decide which laws get passed and which don't. Democracy is a system where the majority rules. Peter Singer writes, ““It has long been recognized that there is a danger of injustice in democracy because the democratic system takes no account of the intensity with which views are held, so that a majority which does not care very much about an issue can out-vote a minority for which the issue is of vital concern. By civil disobedience the minority can represent the intensity of its feelings to the
The period between the fall of the Roman Empire and the late Middle Ages is what was known as the “Dark Ages”. Some may argue that the Dark Ages were as dark as can be, but I believe it was much brighter than we give them credit for. Realistically, the Middle Ages were a time of learning and adapting. The Roman Empire did face some tough times and had a weak army, but it was normal considering that times were changing. Although they were adapting to these new aspects, they did manage a victory in the Battle of Hastings.
People will criticize and be envious of them because they are seen as a separate group. •Representatives should not be suspected of any dishonesty or disloyalty, or they will be deemed unworthy. •The government should not be governed by force. If it is, it will lead to destruction. “If this system was so framed as to command that respect from the people, which every good free government will obtain, this provision was unnecessary” (Brutus 4).