• Is torture ok?
    There is an ongoing debate on whether torture should be used and if it is ever “ok”. There are many different points of view and both sides have very clear, convincing arguments on whether torture should be used as a way to obtain information. One side says that torture is not necessary even in
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  • Persuasive essay on animal experimentation
    Persuasive essay on Animal Experimentation: Throughout history, animal experimentation has played an important role in leading to new discoveries and human benefit. However, what many people tend to forget are the great numbers of animal subjects that have suffered serious harm during the process o
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  • Paul kelly persuasive peice
    English Persuasive Piece Prompt: As Australians, our differences are our common factors. As we begin to approach Australia Day I find myself sitting and reflecting on what it means to be an Australian, sure it’s easy enough to call yourself an Australian but what criteria does a person have
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  • Torture
    The question on torture is "Do you approve of the use of torture to extract information from people suspected of being terrorists?"Jane Mayer and John Yoo both expressed their views on torture. Mayer expresses her point by using the television show The 24. Yoo based his views on The Geneva Conventio
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  • Case for torture
    The article explaining why torture should be permissible is strangely persuasive and actually justifies the use of torture in certain scenarios. The first case being the “ticking time bomb,” where a suspect is believed to have information regarding a situation where an unknown number of peoples
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  • 1984 Essay and persuasive techniques
    Keitachii Yang 10/1/12 “Big Brother is watching you” (Orwell 2). This quote is from the novel 1984 by George Orwell. In this book, the society is controlled by an all powerful government that capsizes the people’s brain so that there is no independent thought. Citizens are constantly being
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  • Persuasive write ups
    Ashley Contreras English 910 Quan Chen 12/11/2012 Persuasive Essay Animal abuse is when someone inflicts pain or harm upon an animal such as not giving them their basic needs (food and water) to beating them. In between 5 and 7 million animal companions enter an animal shelter nationwide, ever
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  • English 108 torture essay
    “It should not be Permissible to Torture Suspected Terrorists to Gather Information” by Vincent Iacopino and “The Case for Torture” by Michael Levin both use different techniques to defend their stance against torture. However, both authors use deductive reasoning to defend their opinion on
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  • Persuasive speech
    “Introducing sex education in middle school is very important as many cases of teenage pregnancy have been reported in the past few years” Final Persuasive Speech April 21, 2013 I am writing to persuade you of how it is important to talk to our young children in middle school about sex
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  • Animal testing persuasive speech
    Persuasive speech Topic: Animal Testing Should we ban animal experimentation? There has been a controversy between animal rights supporters and scientists about whether it is right to use animals in experimental research. Also, it is very debatable whether using animals for such research result
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  • Mice and men persuasive essay
    Of Mice and Men persuasive essay Death, the one thing every person will eventually face, could be seen as an end or an entrance. What is your extent of a friendship? How far are you willing to go to help the person you care for? For many reasons, the majority of people think murder is immoral—esp
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  • Blood Diamonds Persuasive Essay
    BLOOD DIAMONDS PERSUASIVE ESSAY People say diamonds are a girl’s best friend. A friend that makes you happy and proud to have- but can you really trust them? What if you little “friend” on your dainty little finger not only cost a ridiculous amount of money but also cost the lives of...
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  • Marijuana: persuasive essay
    Marijuana: Persuasive Essay In California there is still more controversial debate over the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The advantage with using marijuana for medical reason is, it eases the pain, and relaxes them so they can enjoy the rest of their life. For these terminally
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  • Abortion persuasive essay
    Abortion 101-36 Persuasive Essay 9/22/96 Abortion, the easiest way to fix one's mistakes. I mean, if one is going to screw around and accidentally get knocked up, why should they have to be responsible for the outcome of messing around. Why not just murder the unborn child. That is what goes
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  • Persuasive essay: overpopulation
    Persuasive Essay: Overpopulation Overpopulation is becoming one of the most preeminent problems facing human civilization. This complicated, pervasive issue will come to be a problem of the utmost importance for people of all races, religions, and nationalities. Our planet now provides for appro
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  • Capital punishment and torture: unconstitutional or junstice?
    Capital punishment and torture are often looked down on in today's societies because they are viewed as cruel and unconstitutional, but perhaps they would help in more ways then we would like to admit. They can be beneficial in many ways such as encouragement to be truthful, encouragement to live by
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  • Torture
    Ronald D. Cretlinsten contends that torturers acquire the ability to cope with the moral dilemmas of inflicting pain upon and murdering their fellow humans primarily through the processes of "routinization" and "dehumanization", and also through the notion of "authorization" (191). With such as the
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  • Comparison between 2 persuasive arguments
    Comparison between two persuasive arguments Should legendary coach Bobby Knight been fired from the University of Indiana? Does the punishment fit the crime? The two articles "The Knight Who Thought He Was King," and "Knight Fall" try to answer these two controversial questions. Each of these
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  • The art of torture
    Going by the title of this paper you are probably asking yourself "How in God's name can torture be seen as an art, were these people mentally ill?" well it was, but I talk about that later, let me tell you a little about the history of torture. Torture has been around since the times of An
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  • Medieval torture
    Torture (Latin torquere, "to twist"), in law, infliction of severe bodily pain either as punishment, or to compel a person to confess to a crime, or to give evidence in a judicial proceeding. Among primitive peoples, torture has been used as a means of ordeal and to punish captured enemies. Examin
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