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Week 2: Assignment 1.1 Prewriting Andre Monroe Professor Justyna Japola PHI 210: Critical Thinking July 16, 2017
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2 WEEK 2: ASSIGNMENT 1.1 Should the legal drinking age be lower than twenty-one? Partaking in consumption of alcoholic beverages legally when one becomes of age is considered to be a “rite of passage” into adulthood for many. Being able to purchase alcohol and enjoy it in public is an awesome thing, and when a person is responsible and old enough, I think that it is okay to do so. With that being said, I feel that the legal drinking age should remain at twenty-one. I feel that lowering the age would be irresponsible because it would put a potentially dangerous substance into the hands of people that are less likely to make responsible decisions while using it. Alcohol abuse is a very real problem in the United States, and I feel that lowering the age will only aggravate this problem. In contrast, others believe that the legal drinking age should be lowered. These people
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  • Spring '13
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  • Alcoholic beverage, Drinking culture, younger age, Legal drinking age, Week 2 Assignment 1.1

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