What Are The Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Argument?

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Briefly summarize a key argument in the book. Include the page number(s) where the argument can be found. If you’re using an e-book without page numbers, include the section title and paragraph number. (YOUR WORD COUNT-50 words max.): Ford argues that a robot comprehends slower than a human does in a manufacturing setting. He states that in a warehouse, the robot would take time to adjust to the setting and “ponders some more” before lunging forward and grabbing a box from the pile (Ford, 2015, pg. 2). Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the argument (YOUR WORD COUNT-200 words max): Since a robot takes more time than a human to grab a box, one of the strengths are that a robot is more likely to be precise than a human with its…show more content…
This will improve the level of education attained per college student and also increase the level of skills, creating a larger and more skilled labor force in the United States. Also, with higher skills, they are more likely to be able to take over more complex tasks that less educated workers can work on. A weakness of this would be that if a student is not motivated to pursue an advanced degree, they would simply settle for a low wage full time position and not fully utilize their level of education that they gained through a Bachelor’s degree. This would also mean that the students are not fully getting their returns on investing on education. Moreover, because of the decline in incomes, this might overall discourage students from pursuing a bachelor’s degree. Part II: Rivoli: Travels of a T-Shirt Briefly summarize a key argument in the book. Include the page number(s) where the argument can be found. If you’re using an e-book without page numbers, include the section title and paragraph number. (YOUR WORD COUNT-50 words max.): As the demand in the United States for cheap clothing from China is high, the author, Rivoli argues that this is linked to a circular flow that leads to increase in China’s demand of American cotton. Moreover, China is the largest buyer of American cotton and consumes nearly one third of the world’s cotton production. Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the argument (YOUR
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