Patriot Act Argumentative Essay

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Tragedy is the great unifier, but it is also a great opportunity for manipulation. In attempting to create a sense of peace and togetherness Obama has unwittingly planted the seeds for censorship and social stagnation in America. Following traumatic events people often act in extreme ways as a result of human nature. In a state of emergency primitive tribalism takes over;people resort to extreme measures to preserve the safety of the group. In 2001 only a little over a month after 911 The Patriot Act was passed. On the surface the act seems to be concerned with the safety of the American people; however it was reactionary, a result of the culture of fear created by America’s first experience with terrorism, a word that still holds a powerful
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