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English 1CF. GomezEssay #5 HandoutAssignmentDue DatePoint ValueOutline and rough draftSee CalendarFive points and ten pointsFinal DraftSee CalendarTwo hundred twenty pointsIf students were to reflect upon the content covered this semester, they should see a pattern in all the texts wecovered.The semester began with Neil Postman’sTechnopolyand the inference of how a society submits tothe tyranny of its technology. Next, the path led to a budding democracy as observed through the writings ofJohn and Abigail Adams. Then, in Ibram Kendi’sStamped from the Beginningstudents were shown historythrough a prism of oppression as Beverly DiAngelo’sWhite Fragilityconnects that oppression in the currentmoment in time. If one looks further down the path, one sees two texts – Radley Balko’sRise of the WarriorCopand Michelle Alexander’sThe New Jim Crow– both, one implicitly and the other explicitly, provide adocumentation as to how America limited civil liberties and created a second class caste citizenry in the processpractically from the founding of the democracy.Close to the end, Robert Snyder inThe Road to Unfreedominfers perhaps America’s greatest threat to date; this threat entered American society through its technology.Jaron Lanier’sTen Arguments for Deleting Social Media Accounts Right Nowprovides readers with arguments

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Term
Fall
Professor
HARPER
Tags
Logic, The New Jim Crow, Style guide, Jaron Lanier

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