Persuasive Speech On Politics In Politics

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How many times have you had to bite your tongue from speaking about politics? Imagine the Thanksgiving dinners ruined by politics and the constant arguments between Aunt and Uncle. Too often friendly conversations can turn into political feuds. Yes, politics are everywhere, and most people by now realize that politics are simply unavoidable. From your job to social media, from advertisements, books and television, everyone is exposed to some form of politicas in one way or another. And many people cannot resist chiming in with their own opinions. If students are constantly around these “political and civic” ideas in nearly all aspects of their life, shouldn’t they have the privilege of being in a school that advocates discussions about these topics? Unfortunately, a survey by UCLA’s professor, John Rogers, suggests that teachers avoid talking about such material in their classrooms. Politics can be uncomfortable but not something that can be ignored. In order to create sociable, prepared, thoughtful students, Central Bucks High School East should take on the responsibility to encourage political discussion. By engaging students in civil affairs, pupils are able to practice valuable social skills. Debate can be beneficial for anyone, it raises the opportunity to practice forming arguments and listening to others, something that is usually not so important in traditional schools settings. As a result, many students who are not exposed to political and civic themes lack the
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