3 Things 11_04 - Yazmin Nicolette Padilla November 2nd 2016...

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Yazmin Nicolette Padilla November 2nd 2016 Writing Intensive Professor Cabot 3 Things 1. In the beginning of the essay O'rourke uses forwarding to establish her own foundations regarding Terror Management Theory. On page 146 she states talks about the theories of Jeff Greenberg, Sheldon Solomon and Tom Pyszcynski in relation to Cards Against Humanity. “The theory states that humans react to mortality saliences, or reminders of death and mortality, by strengthening their defense of their own cultural world views and degrading alternative world views (Rosenblatt 690).” (pg 146) 2. On page 151 O’Rourke uses countering in order to further credit the Terror Management Theory in relation to Cards Against Humanity. “However, people who experience Terror Management Theory not only discredit other world views, but cling harder to and defend
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