The Ebola Outbreak In An Inspector Calls By J. B. Priestley

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In the book An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestley, the character Mr Birling says to his future son in law “If you have no power, it’s because you haven’t worked hard enough.” I believe this statement to be untrue, by using examples set by the media to demonstrate why I think this statement is false. First, let’s look at the definition of the word power to get a better understanding of the argument. The Oxford English dictionary defines power as “The capacity or ability to direct or influence the behaviour of others.” So we will be looking at people or organisations that influence the behaviour of others.

A story that dominated the headlines during the summer of 2014 was the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Many people and organisations work hard for …show more content…

However the media's over reaction to the outbreak means people were influenced into thinking that Ebola is a threat to them in Europe and the US; even the charities, good honest people started to focus on Ebola. But there are more diseases in the world that have a greater impact on the general human populace like Malaria, HIV or …show more content…

They should be educating the people in the important social dilemmas in the world. But this is not the case. They are however doing the opposite. This is a story, one of many that are influencing people, especially young women to post nude photos of themselves on the internet and try to change the way they look, that can sometimes be detrimental to their health. We should be asking ourselves is that the way we want human innovation to be

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