To understand the claim that graffiti is vandalism, one must first define what art means to them. The standard definition, or the most widely agreed upon version, is from Oxford dictionary which states that graffiti is “writing or drawings scribbled, scratched or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place.” However, art is a highly subjective topic and can vary from person to person. To Vanessa Ochs, art is another realm where the artist imagines things that do not actually exist, art is not perfect to her, rather it is a perfect reflection of our imagination (Burrill, 2016). While graffiti fits both definitions in every aspect, it does not fall within the boundaries of the law.
Should we allow this art in our museums or in our schools? That is what authors Beisel, Dunkel, and Kristol are each discussing and sharing in their works. Although they may each come to different conclusions as to whether or not art should be censored, they each use facts, studies, and personal examples, to show ethos, pathos, and logos, to prove their argument. These discussions about free expression and censorship all come down to an assessment of the values that society finds most important.
However, the citizens of our society, similar to Fahrenheits, fails to recognize this issue because ideally people should not know of these occurring changes. In this novel, Bradbury portrays the powerful negative effects of technology that can lie upon society. Reading this novel set the tone of what our future can result in and provided a new insight on the events happening around us. For a successful future we must fight against the act of censorship and individualize ourselves from those that surround us. Once fulfilled, our society will stand as informed, and
Gang graffiti has now become a strong indicator for law enforcements to know where are gangs territory is, what drugs they are selling and gang disputes that are taking place in certain neighbourhoods. Gangs have noticed that law enforcement agencies are reading their work so graffiti has also become a source of disinformation and it has been said “they can fool you with the walls as much as they try to inform you” (Ap, 1995). The establishment of boundaries and territories has been around since the beginning of gangs and they have been long disputed between gangs. What has been noticed is that on the boundaries between gang turfs that is where the most intense graffiti activity lies (Barbaro, Chayes, D’Orsogna, 2013). The reason why territory
The article constitutes a substantial proportion of literature related to the analytic philosophy of conceptual art. The author provides a methodical ontology and epistemology of conceptual art as well as a diagnosis of its strengths and weaknesses of conceptual art as an art
Many members of the public have voiced their concerns over the prevalence and potentially adverse effects of fake news in Singapore. We argue that fake news is a serious threat and the only way forward is for the government to step up measures to counter it. One of the major reasons why fake news is such a threat is the increasing difficulty for readers to identify the legitimacy of fake news websites.
Author's Note: I’ve decided to do a response on symbolism throughout the short book “The Lottery”. I wanted to give my personal opinion on how symbolism was presented to me as I read the story. This response was out of my comfort zone, which is why I wanted this to become a challenge for me. My goal is to explain my thought process with well-written reasoning to prove my point. Also, I would like my audience to understand what symbolism really is, and how it relates to “The Lottery”.
Support: So do we want people committing suicide because they couldn’t find a way to express themselves, or do we want a little art on the side of the street? Support: “It's a great form of self expression, it's free speech in one way,uncensored,raw, it's of the time, it's immediate, it's now and we've got to celebrate that!” Said Rod Quinn Main Point 3:
Fake news in our country is happening all the time and most people do not know how to spot fake news. What people do not know is that fake news could cause many many issues within our government and completely destroy our country. Fake news or media bias is most commonly found in presidential or other elections in our country. In the article, “America 's Tradition of media bias” states that “the vast majority of American history, we have had biased media.”
The spending was not worth the cost of tax payers especially when it was not seen as efficient enough to prove its worth. The budget for the wall increases every year and costs many americans to pay more on taxes due to this issue that is not very efficient. Many illegal mexicans cross into the united states by hiring smugglers known as coyotes that figure out ways to cross into the united undetected but this method also brings different ways of smuggling illegal narcotics into the United States. If the governments is going to be spending billions of dollars on this issue of preventing illegal immigration of happening and prevent the smuggling of drugs, it should be for efficient then what results are showing us. This topic is constantly being brought and people try and find many solutions to this problem.
In Walter Olson’s “How Copyright Law Makes Sample-Based Music Impossibly Expensive... If You Want To Do It Legally”, Olson reports that there is an increasing number of copyrights out now, and artists must make sure their song is clear of copyrights to publish it. If it is not, they have to pay an expensive sample clearance fee. Olson asserted that ”Capitol records would lose 20 million dollars on a record that sold 2.5 million units”(3).In other words, it is nearly impossible to find all copyrights, and make a profit off the artwork after paying for copyright clearance fees. Artists should not have to pay expensive copyright clearance
In 2011 there were over 11 million Illegal immigrants living in the United States, because of illegal immigration millions of US citizens are losing jobs, money, and crimes have gone way up. It is apparent that the US government needs to crack down harder and deport all Illegal immigrants. This would help the people who grow up in the united states and finish school here, earn the jobs they deserve over less quality work for cheaper. Illegal immigrants should not be allowed to enter this country and steal jobs from US citizens. The country as a whole loses money when illegal immigrants come and use public facilities, illegal immigrants also have caused crimes to skyrocket.
Currently, drugs are on the list of the high concern for Americans. We consider it one of the major problems facing our country today. We see stories on the news about people being killed on the street every day over drugs. Too many people believe that drugs are only an inner-city problem, but in reality they affect all of us - whether you use or not. Marijuana has carried a lot of negative and unnecessary stigmas over the year, but the time has come to shake that bad reputation.