Artificial Intelligence is wrong. Whether you're smart or dumb defies who you are. Charlie Gordon is a 37 year old man with a mental disability in the story of “Flowers For Algernon”. Charlie Gordon was better off before the artificial intelligence (A.I.) surgery, Before the surgery he has friends, he's happy, and motivated/determined.
The toilet plunger about to plunge into the toilet symbolize the beginning of his fall from innocence, his state of mental retardation evolving into the state of absolute genius. In the beginning, Charlie Gordon works at a factory as a janitor and he loved his job, enjoying the company of his so-called “friends”, the best of whom were Joe Carp and Frank Reilly. Despite what Charlie thinks, they are not his friends, and they keep him around for the laughs, constantly making fun of him. In the beginning of this story, it is made clear that this aspect of his personality is innocent and blissful, free of knowledge. This is easily supported and the strongest of our points, this personality having dominance until he underwent the surgery.
“Slower than the Rest” by Cynthia Rylant is a realistic story about a boy named Leo who is slower than the rest finds a turtle and named it Charlie. In the beginning, Leo and his family are driving in the car and find a turtle by the side of the road. Leo jumps out of the car to get the turtle, and then Leo names the turtle Charlie. Then when Leo gets home he plays with Charlie and they become best friends. Soon, Leo takes Charlie to school for his presentation about wildfires.
Charlie Gorden, a 32-year-old mentally-disabled man who works as a janitor and delivery man, was selected by some scientists to have a surgery performed on him that would hopefully help improve his intellectual levels. Alice Kinnian,,Charlie’s teacher at the Beekman College Center for Retarded Adults, recommended him because of his love of learning. Algernon is a mouse who has already had the surgery. Charlie decides to have the surgery too because it helped Algernon so he figured it might help him. After he had the surgery he is initially disappointed because he doesn’t notice any significant improvements.
“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination,”(Einstein). Most people do not realize grades do not measure intelligence and age does not define maturity. The short story, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, is about a thirty-seven year old man named Charlie Gordon. He is a mentally disabled man who has an IQ of 68. As the subject of an experiment in human engineering, Charlie earns artificial intelligence that triples his IQ to 200; but this action came with more costs than benefits.
Conceptualize you had a relative or good friend with a mental deterioration and doctors claimed they could temporarily cure it, Although it could have catastrophic aftermath. Would you be on the doctor 's side? Meet Charlie Gordon, Charlie Gordon was just a man, Maybe a less resourceful man but still a man. Gordon had an intelligence quotient of just sixty eight, Due to a mental disorder. He may have talked and wrote like a young child but in reality he was actually thirty seven years old.
Charlie by, Lee Maracle is about a young Indian boy who goes to a catholic school. Charlie dreams about going outside and exploring but the school will punish him if he does. One a day a group of kids including Charlie sneak out to go to one of their families houses. When they get their Charlie leaves to go to his family’s cabin. Unfortunately his long journey is cut short by frost bite and he dies of hypothermia.
Do you think Charlie Gordon should or should not have had the artificial intelligence surgery that completely changed his life? Charlie Gordon is a 37 year old man from the book Flowers for Algernon who has the intelligence level of about a two Dear old mind. He desperately wants to be smart, however the only way this could be done is if he undergoes a risky surgery. Charlie decides to go through with it. Charlie Gordon should be glad he had the A.I. surgery.
Griffin G. Norvell Putman Hour 4 15th November, 2016 Argument Essay Charlie Gordon was a 38 year-old man with a below average IQ of 68. His teacher for reading, writing, grammar, math, and other subjects, Mrs. Kinnian, had told Charlie's doctors about him. They had asked to meet Charlie, and ran a few tests with him. They talked about an experiment to help Charlie triple his IQ to 204.
“I feel sick inside. Not sick like for a doctor, but inside my chest it feels empty like getting punched and a heartburn at the same time.” Striving to be smart, Charlie Gordon is part of a scientific experiment to help make him intelligent. The experiment is being tested on a mouse named Algernon to see results in humans and animals. Charlie comes to be smart after days of exercising the brain, even in his sleep.