The increase in play with an increase in leisure merely shows that play is what people had decided they wanted to do. However, a large number of people wanting to do it does not mean it is important. An example of this is the passive play Asma described as “suspicious”. Many people may want to play, but this does not mean it is beneficial. THE HYPOCRISY: EVALUATION OF PLAY BASED ON EXTRINSIC FACTORS In paragraph 8, Asma laments that on the rare occasion when play is appreciated by philosophers, it is not because of its intrinsic value but because of its extrinsic value when its intrinsic value is what is truly important.
Sontag believes this view is brought about by either fear of influencing one's unique voice or simply lack of time. Sontag rejects this, seeing reading instead as an enjoyable pursuit that has the pragmatic side effect of encouragement for creating her own content (Sontag). Kurt Vonnegut reports that if we don't endeavor to make good work that "they will stop reading you." Basically, Vonnegut is warning that we suffer from not putting effort into our writing. In addition emphasizing that, for the reader, reading is hard work.
In the book The Achievement Habit by Bernard Roth chapter two, “Reasons Are Bullshit,” Roth explains why reasons are bullshit in a very meaningful way. The reason this chapter is very meaningful is because Roth persuades the reader that reasons are just excuses prettied up by using the rhetorical triangle which relates directly to ethos, pathos, and logos. Roth helps the readers to never give excuses, because excuses are just something to hide because you are not willing to try harder. Roth says, “Many reasons are simply excuses to hide the fact that we are not willing to give something a high enough priority in our lives” (42). Roth gives a lot of examples throughout the chapter, also he provides a lot of evidence to show the readers you do not have to make excuses to succeed in life.
It ishard nowing that my writing is not at its strong point, but I am willing to tae any chance that isgiven to me, to strengthen my writing process. With that being said, it is a little obvious that writing is not one of my strong points. I need to enhance my confidence on improving my writing abilities because I believe confidence plays an important role with being able to completeany important tas. +o with me not being confident with my writing abilities I tend to hesitate when it comes to me having to illustrate my thoughts and feelings. !s I write this paper I do feel accomplished by finishing this assignment, but I have not reached the level of confidence I feel I need.
The lack of professionalism hurts the credibility of their side as they cannot effectively communicate their ideas and instead rely on talking bad about the other side. By emotionally shifting the tone of the argument to talking about the other side with a word such as “pathetic” the author is calling into question the intelligence of the other side. This feels like an attempt to emotionally manipulate the reader to their side. By resulting to a cheap tactic such as this the essay and argument as a whole is
Bullying or suborning someone is not ok, That something of our knowledge. Stop trying to fit in something superficial because that is not going to fill up your life and soul. But, the most important thing to learn is to respect each other’s decisions no matter if you aren’t in agreement. That will help you to grow as a person. To conclude, life is more than school labels.
Learning all people sin, treating people with respect and learning from critiques are a couple key qualities found in a humble person. Being truly humble can really set a society free by, they will be more worried about the facts then how popular they are. When people become truly humble they will be more willing to admit their knowledge capacity limit, that can lead to better understanding the world and people. Intellectual humble people are opened up to a bigger world, as they see thing differently than self-centered people. Although this is not the most important it surly should not be
(Golding pg. 62.) This shows that Ralph the leader does not value Piggy 's idea by mocking him by using unrealistic examples of what they could do on the island. The group as whole continues to dismiss Piggy and makes other choices in spite of his ideas. Because they do not respect them.
Albom enshrined those ideas in his book and states, “well, for one thing, the culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves.We're teaching the wrong things. And you have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn't work, don't buy it. Create your own. Most people can't do it” (Albom 11). America’s mass consumption of self help materials implies that happiness and love are severely lacking; a product of an unhealthy culture.Beyond the pages of any book, or article people can find over and over again this idea that our culture doesn't embrace humans imperfections, culture preys on those weaknesses to keep the hunger
A famous writer named Rockwell saw consumerism not to be working against Americans but for it. Even using it as a way of propaganda by saying it could “equate consumerism with patriotism,” and therefore help to better America (Palmore, Haley M). Rockwell states “To be against commerce is to be against life itself”, In other words, if someone was completely against consumerism then there would be no room for the ideas of improvement in the country (In Defense of Consumerism). While consuming books are also seen as consuming knowledge, this isn’t always the case and can be twisted in many ways simply for a suppliers benefit, rather than the benefits a reader may get. However, books are not about what is being read, it’s about what is being felt, which is simply chosen by the consumer’s wants rather than their
A respected author John Green questions, "Why is being a nerd bad? Saying I notice you 're a nerd is like saying, ‘Hey I knows that you 'd rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you 'd rather be thoughtful of them be vapid, that you believe that there things that matter more than the arrest record of Lindsay Lohan and why is that?” Many people who are passionate about their studies question the same thing. Leonid Fridman wrote a passage “America Needs its Nerds” in order to raise concern that our society does not value intelligence. Fridman uses compare and contrast to get his point across to the readers. He makes the text more relatable by characterizing the typical American mindset.