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Brian James Bordelon JR. Miss Turner Formal Outline for the Persuasive Essay 3 December 2015 Plagiarism, is it good or is it bad? Plagiarism is not that serious of a thing, someone should not be punished because of plagiarism or that for “stealing” someone else’s words. People are punished in various way all the time because up plagiarism, but is it really necessary? Is plagiarism actually a bad thing? Is Plagiarism bad? The battle over to plagiarize or not to plagiarize continues daily. Some people think that is it not bad at all, and others think that it is a terrible thing. How can someone steal an idea or words? Are words and ideas not there for everyone to use? Considering the above, plagiarism is not that serious of an offence and people should not worry about it. Plagiarism is not stealing, the words still belong to the author, so how can someone steal them? If plagiarism was stealing then the original author, or righter, would have lost the words completely. In order for a work of literature or art to be stolen it has to be copyrighted, if people
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