American Education In Michael Moore's Idiot Nation

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Education is something that people have always been needed. Education has many benefits and has positive impact in our lives. An educated person is an asset for any country. In today’s world, human capital is considered the best national resource. On one hand, he can explore better opportunities for himself, and on the other hand, the entire nation would get benefited from his works.
Michael Moore is an American documentary filmmaker, activist and author. In his works he often criticizes social and political issues. In his “Idiot Nation” Michael Moore is extremely concerned about the American Education system. He argues that American nation is becoming the nation of uneducated idiots with “help” of large corporations and Schools Administrations. In one of his claims, Moore blames large corporations for harming education system. In
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As an example of corporate invasion into school system, the author uses General Mills’ and Campbell’s Soup’s reward programs. These programs were meant to motivate students to study harder and become more academically successful. In reality, the outcome brought financial success to the corporations. He uses logos and ethos as rhetorical strategies. To support his claim Moore brings up lots of precise data and credible sources. To destroy the corporations’ ethos, the author illustrates their greedy motives sugar covered with work of mercy. Moore also argues that Schools Administrations allow large corporations to invade schools. Business connections become more important than students’ academic success. The author gives an example of a student, who wore Pepsi shirt on “Coke Day” and got temporally suspended because of it. This anecdote depicts School officials’

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