Willful blindness

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  • Examples Of Willful Blindness

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    system. Willful blindness is ignorance of injustice which is happening in our society. Willful blindness can be seen in our community and school very often. People ignore many harmful actions even though they know those actions hurt many people. Today willful blindness is very aspirating in U.S schools and administrators ignore: cheating in exams, bulling, and giving preferential treatment for athletes are manly seen as willful blindness. The first example I will consider is willful ignorance

  • Willful Blindness

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  • A Summary Of Traditional Religion In Society

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    Butler uses traditional religion in the novel to demonstrate the ways in which it can be a destructive or constructive force in society. Butler demonstrates the dangers of dogmatic, authoritarian religion when it is used as an excuse to ignore the needs of others and the changes in society. Religion is not inherently a destructive force; it becomes a destructive force in Lauren’s community when it is used to control and limit thinking because of deference to church leaders such as Lauren’s father

  • The Pros And Cons Of Religious Vaccination

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    There are several religious exemptions that followers can seem to justify but some cases seem to be outrageous and a threat to society. One of these exemptions being, religious vaccine exemption which seems to be a controversial topic even in today’s society. Although, there is not an abundance of religious followers who are against vaccination a few do seem to rise publicly once in a while which leads to a media frenzy. Religions such as, Christian Scientists and the Dutch Reformed Church are some

  • Buzzing Insects: American Paparazzi

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    The American paparazzi have been described by celebrities and the news media as scum-of-the-Earth—mean, intrusive scavengers who feast upon other people’s misery (Saltzman par. 4). Imagine taking a walk with your friends in a secluded hiking trail. You are trying to enjoy the peace and serenity that the beautiful day brings; however, as fortune has it, you are a celebrity. Along with your fame come people gazing and staring at you, and fans asking for pictures or autographs. Ultimately, causing a

  • Whistleblowing And Its Effect On National Security

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    The concept of whistleblowing in modern days differs from citizens to public servants. From citizens’ perspective, this action is perceived positively because it promotes the public good, and for most public servants, this action is perceived negatively because it damages the reputation of the organization and can ultimately jeopardize national security. The level of importance that is given to whistleblowing depends on its nature, its political context, and how the media portrays it. In the Off-Road

  • How Technology Has Become Increasingly Globalized And Is Now A Key Utility

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    Technology has become increasingly globalized and is now a key utility that is both easily accessible and convenient in daily life. With the added perpetual use of the Internet, many people blindly trust their familiar devices and have little to no reluctance about exposing their personal information online. What many fail to recognize is that tech companies—such as Facebook and Google—track their online activity and are incessantly storing and selling their information. A user may also willingly

  • Essay about A Rhetorical Perspective on the Issue of WikiLeaks

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    Menace or Assurance? : A Rhetorical Perspective on the Issue of WikiLeaks Founded in 2006 by Australian journalist Julian Assange, the website WikiLeaks had quickly risen in infamy over the past few years (Majerol 19). The controversial website had posted hundreds of thousands of classified documents about the Iraq and Afghanistan war, revealing government cover-ups, a secret assassination unit and the killing of civilians among many things. The release of these confidential documents has produced

  • The Negative Effects Of NSA Phone Tappinging

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    What is privacy? Is it the ability to be in a situation which allows you to do things without other people seeing you or disturbing you? If it is, then it is always being violated by new and upcoming technologies. One of many technologies that are challenging privacy is NSA Phone tapping. NSA Phone tapping is a program that allows a person to monitor whom a person calls and when a person calls. This program started in 1952 but required a warrant to spy on Americans. After the attacks on the twin

  • The Invention Of The Braille Alphabet

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    homeless. Its invention has impacted society in such way that must be noted. Louis Braille is the man who invented Braille. He was born in Coupvray, France on January 4, 1809. He was born sighted, but at the age of three he became fully blind. His blindness was the aftermath of playing with a sharp tool in his father’s workshop (who had been the local harness maker), where he injured himself. Although his parents, Simon René Braille and Monique Braille, provided him with the best care available, the