• Is Torture Ok?
    arguments stronger and more convincing. He even uses new born babies in one of his examples so there is even an emotional aspect of his arguments. He is quite persuasive mainly because I do think torture is justifiable in this case. The weaknesses I could find is his counter arguments. He would ask...
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  • Torture
    Yoo and Mayer have strong opinions and both are very persuasive in this torture matter. The one that was very persuasive was Yoo. He has all the necessary means to believe that torture is more only in the cases of not person induced abuse. What I mean by this is that if another person is cause the...
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  • English 108 Torture Essay
    Permissible to Torture Suspected Terrorists to Gather Information”. Michael Levin has a stronger persuasive argument and Vincent Iacopino’s essay is weak in reasoning. In “It should not be Permissible to Torture Suspected Terrorists to Gather Information”, Vincent Iacopino is against torture and...
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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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  • Cases of Obedience in the Abu Ghraib Case
    factors instead of the will of a few aggressive soldiers. Authority figures that use persuasive methods can be very influential. There are many circumstantial possibilities as to why the guards treated the prisoners cruelly. Most people don't attribute the torture to many situational and external...
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  • Abu Ghraib
    the framework by which he conducts his analysis and the alternatives to his own hypotheses, his text ends up being imbalanced, merely argumentative rather than persuasive. To begin with, Mr. Rejali accepts the classic divide of the purposes of torture into three categories: to punish, to extract a...
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  • Analysis of Argument
    and addresses the specific issue of doctoral influence on torture. He executes his argument in a very persuasive way, and provides excellent logical reasoning. He utilizes word choice and connotative meaning to persuade the readers to agree with his viewpoint. He entirely addresses every question or...
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  • Silko's Essay
    their car.Silko said the she will never forget that night beside the highway,that she could sense a feeling of violence and menace.She compares her experience to a report she read on the Argentine police officers who became addicted to interrogation, torture, and the murder that followed. She thought...
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  • Appropriately Blending the Beans of Argument to Create a Lovely Java of Persuasion
    question that I—a torture survivor, a Catholic, a nun – wish to ask.” Ortiz does not spend nearly enough time on outside information, and if she had done so, that would have made her argument much more persuasive. Johnson’s article is riddled with factual information. It contains dates, specific places...
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  • Argumentation
    LOOKING AHEAD In this chapter, you will learn strategies for argumentation. That is, you will learn persuasive techniques for convincing readers to think or act in a particular way. An interesting aspect of argumentation is that no matter what the issue, people will take opposing views. The...
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  • "Why Not Everyone Is A Torturer" By Oliver Behrensdorff
    Why Not Everyone Is A Torturer - Oliver Behrensdorff What are the causes of atrocity events such as the massacre at My Lai, the abuse and torture of Iraqi prisoners in Abu Ghraib or the extermination of Jews during World War II? Whether groups of people bestowed with unaccountable power...
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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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  • Synopsis of Aristotle's Rhetoric
    Synopsis of Aristotle's Rhetoric Definition: Rhetoric is the faculty of discovering in the particular case what are the available means of persuasion.   Essence of rhetoric: Argument (all else is accessory).   Types of arguments: 1. External – (witnesses, dispositions under torture...
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  • There Are No Evil People, Only Evil Acts
    Persuasive Essay Nick Munro There are no evil people, only evil acts. Terrorists, banks robbers and serial murderers, these are just a few examples of the evil people in our world. People that don’t change. It’s been proven that the over-whelming majority of all murderers go on to commit more...
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  • Lutevis Holloway Taking Sides Issue 14:
    certainty that if torture is practiced, it will eventually be practiced on innocent people. That the means justify the ends is apparently a persuasive argument these days, particularly when those ends involve saving innocent lives from arbitrary violence. But if those means include...
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  • Intelligence and Natiional Security
    onal Gianluca Mangiapane Date of Submission: July 22, 2010 For the Defense of this Country: a reflection on the various justifications for the torture techniques attempted by the CIA, along with an analysis of the warrantless surveillance conducted by the NSA with federal approval...
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  • Childabuse
    Persuasive speech Child Abuse I. Introduction A. A man David Pelzer once wrote a book (A child called “it”) based on his true life story on how he was been abused as a child by his alcoholic mother. Dave school teacher also said “in my 31 yrs of teaching, Dave Pelzer was one of the most...
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  • uniforms are great for schools
    Persuasive Essay It’s the first day of high school on a warm September morning. Instead of thinking of how great this school year is going to be, your mind is on a whole different subject. Millions of questions are running through your mind, what am I going to wear, will everyone make fun of me...
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  • Guilty
    In Dostoevsky's Raskolnikov we find a profound articulation of the psychology of the modern revolutionary. Raskolnikov is a more persuasive embodiment of the revolutionary hero than can be found in Proudhon, or in Marx or Lenin. The hero of Crime and Punishment is admired for his heroic suffering...
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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...
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