He has chosen to title his essay “Losing the War.” This however is not originally the title. The longer title is as follows; “World War II had faded into movies, anecdotes, and archives that nobody cares about anymore. Are we losing the war?” Albeit subtle subtle, this is perhaps one of the most powerful choices Sandlin made in his argument.
Considering the context, style, and other components, the target audience could not be properly persuaded. Kobutsu Malone’s “Narcissism and Spiritual Materialism: The New Age Legacy” does a dissatisfactory job of persuading its audience, New Age participants, due to his hypocritical ethos, aggressive pathos, and misguided logos. Malone’s main argument, materialistic values are vividly apparent in the New Age, failed to convince readers his opinion should be taken seriously. After a deep consideration of the article and every argument is has to offer, there is still no real solution to the materialistic affliction our society collectively
Inventing George Washington: America’s Founder, in Myth and Memory was highly praised from critics stating the book challenges the myths we have of Washington that varies from his career in the military and in politics. The book really documents a true side of Washington that many authors who wrote about him did not portray. Lengel’s book allows to see the former President in a unique light and shows his life from a different perspective. After writing, Lengel finished that history is always in danger of growing through repetition.
In the opening paragraph the author explains, “I said in my last number, that the supreme court under this constitution would be exalted above all other power in the government, and subject to no control. The business of this paper will be to illustrate this, and to shew the danger that will result from it” (Constitutionsociety, 1788). This is what the author does throughout the paper, explaining the ills of the US constitution and the new government to be formed under it. While the antifederalists continued to oppose the new constitution in their essays, the problem was that they could never unite across the
John Adams presidency was controversial. Following George Washington’s presidency, John Adams became president but not by many votes. John Adams presidency was an ineffective President of the United States. I believe he was ineffective due to the XYZ Affair, the Alien and Sedition ACts, his political parties, and him isolating his cabinet and him as vice president. First of all, the XYZ Affairs and Alien and Sedition Acts played an impact on John Adams ineffective presidency.
Although literary scholars of The Odyssey have argued that Odysseus has the qualities of a hero, it turns out that he would most certainly not be considered, at the very least, a respectable hero in this century. The way Odysseus treated his men, family and even enemies was overly expectant and rude. He used many stereotypes and skewed rumors to judge his views of other people. He also accomplished many unnecessary goals that ended up putting other people in danger because of his actions, just so that he could boast about himself, saying that he overcame a great obstacle that was, most likely, not a threat to other
The article begins by describing the context of a less-than-anticipated talk from Bill Nye. Diehl argues that Nye lacked focus, precision, and relevance. He concludes, “Nye didn’t try that hard” but it was fun and an enjoyable spectacle. This was immediately followed with “CAB knew it could get away with just that much.” The jump in blame from Bill Nye, himself, to CAB is unexpected and Diehl offers no explanation or transition.
“A true war story is never moral [...] if the story seems moral, do not believe it” (page 68). Tim O’Brien explains to us that if one of the stories teach you something; the story was stretched, if it makes us feel good; it was a lie. Even if the writer tried to make the story true, the mind blocks the heart stabbing and the brain boggling details from what happened in order to save yourself tragedy, so the so called “True Story” isn 't all that true.
It was not Tim’s sense of nationalist loyalties that caved him; rather, it was helplessness and his reputation that was at risk. Tim O’Brien longed to be that “secret hero” or “Lone Ranger” in order to impress those around him. However, he ends up learning that courage does not come in finite quantities. He finds himself resenting authority, “If you support a war, if you think it’s worth the price, that’s fine, but you have to put your own precious fluids on the line”. No matter how much he may find the law cruel and inhuman, he has is too prideful and decides to comply with the rules.
Refugees don’t choose to lead this life but instead are forced to. And as stated above, there is a silver lining to accepting refugees. The least anybody can do is to show them love and kindness and help them build better lives for themselves in contrast to turning a blind eye and pretending that everything will eventually go back to normal. As it appears to be, the situation does not seem likely to decrease in the foreseeable future, and this short-term thinking of various impacts it may have on the country may lead to bigger and longer-term problems for the local economy.
The position of Vice President is often overlooked because many have directly stated that it was “not worth a pitcher of warm spit” and found themselves with the primary job of simply waiting. Does this contradict your personal impression when you picture the role of the Vice Presidency? Has this changed over the years up to Obama’s administration? Do you believe there should be a constitutional amendment that gives them more responsibility or is having the President involving them in more daily decision making enough? Explain your position.
If we knew everything that everyone in there did there could be some miniscule reason for each to be expelled, but they’re not. It is not the job of the Hall of fame to show the best people there was personality wise, but to show the players, this should be how it is, recognizing players for their skill and talent on the field, yet we are not letting a man perfectly talented enough join, for what, a few bets. No, I’m not trying to downplay the scandal, and I agree with the statement that what he did was morally wrong, but we should still recognize him. We should “lay out the fact and let people decide for themselves what was right and wrong” (Stark,
This is not only frustrating for Walter, but also for Bryan because I am sure that it may often seem like all his hard work is for nothing, especially since he is mostly doing it for free. I also find fault with the idea that Walter needed to admit his wrongdoings, “especially with women” because his past is irrelevant to this specific case, as he is completely innocent. Everyone makes mistakes but it is because of his unjust situation that he is forced to recognize them, as if this will get him any closer to justice and freedom. Even if Walter had lived a life of crime and immoral behavior, it would still be irrelevant as he still did not commit this crime, and therefore, was not worthy of being locked away and sentenced to death, while the real murderer was freely walking the streets. This only perpetuates the fear and stereotypical idealizations mainstream society has as black men as dangerous, and inherently
Consensus; noun, “to build a plan of action acceptable by all.” (Source 1). Consensus sounds remarkable on paper, but putting the plan into action is a complete different story much like lower taxes, free college, and raising minimum wage. Consensus may be acceptable in some situations but consensus all the time is just irrational. To begin with, consensus would not work for everything.
I do agree with many of Giroux’s specific points; however, because he failed to provide a solution, his actual purpose of writing this essay now seems to be void. Many if not most of his specific statistics strengthened his argument in addition to my support for his cause. Unfortunately, he did not provide any sort of solution to conclude his argument. Giroux describes