If entitlement means to do little yet expect much, what does it mean to completely give up yet expect the world?
Critical Thinking Class-- my answer to someone else's initial post. Hello Hannah Your post was very well written and you provided your thoughts carefully and well. Though I understand, and my purely human side agrees with you that evil must be eradicated, that a person who kills in cold blood must have an eye for an … Continue reading Capital punishment
Mr. Spock once said that “where there is no emotion, there is no motive for violence.” I was told that Spock might not be totally accurate because “sometimes logic can motivate violence; if sacrificing one life saves five lives, then, logically, sacrificing that life is permissible. "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of … Continue reading Logic and Love
For such a hot and highly debated subject such as gun laws, there of course is huge arguments that present their opinions of each side and each side is well equipped with rational and well thought out arguments that support their claims. The group of people who are against the claim that guns should be … Continue reading Gun Control?
Saying something should be legal because people will do it anyway and at least making it legal will make it safer is like saying breaking the law should be legal because people are already doing it, so at least there wont be any consequences. Just because something is legal or not, does not mean that … Continue reading Legality and Morality
I liked this poem because it was a taste of something real, something that does not wish to hide the truth like in most fairytales that parents tell their children. It tells of the horrendousness of war, not of the glory of battle, but the brutality of it all. In the beginning it tells of the … Continue reading Poem Review: Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen
Shem is about characters living up to their names in a time of gang related violence, living amongst gods and devils and the unique conflict for Victor Odalys and discovering the true nature of his name. Conqueror doesn’t have to mean rough and tough, just as wealth doesn’t have to mean currency. Characters ABRAM OLEK … Continue reading Shem- Play Write
Plato’s Crito was a truly sincere piece. I really like this piece because it continued on from the story of Apology and showed that Socrates really did have followers that loved him and listened to his good advice and words of wisdom. This story was a perfect example of someone who know matter what sticks … Continue reading Book Review: Plato’s Crito
Book two of the Republic was very interesting. Even though I usually side with Socrates, and even though he didn’t have much to say for most of this book, I really enjoyed what Glaucon and his brother Adermantus had to say. I agreed a lot with what they were saying, and that’s not to say … Continue reading Book Review-Plato’s The Republic: Book 2