Aca Dec: Impromptu\/Essay Outline - Tony Bui Xochitl Vega Ethan Vo Katalyn Luu CONTROVERSIAL 1 Is geek culture sexist Yes \u25cf Girls are always considered

Aca Dec: Impromptu/Essay Outline - Tony Bui Xochitl Vega...

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Tony Bui Xochitl Vega Ethan Vo Katalyn Luu CONTROVERSIAL 1. Is geek culture sexist? YesGirls are always considered ignorantFemales are oversexualized in games and/or comicsGames are seen as a manly thing, girls have no place in them 2. Should there be age restrictions on gun use? No It messes with our second amendment People should be allowed to learn how to use guns so they don’t misuse it It will teach kids how to handle dangerous objects at a young age 3. Will your generation have a better or worse future that your parents? NoGlobal warming/pollutiontechnology distancing relationshipspeople can’t solve problems without technology. 4. Are some people more valuable than others? No Everyone is specialized in jobs todayWe are all equally dependent on one anotherPeople can be trained; no one is better than another 5. Should parents be permitted to discipline their children with physical violence? No Does not build loyalty or trust towards parents Causes trauma to the child Parents are supposed to lead by example, parents are their first role models 6. Should all companies make their salaries transparent? NoPeople become insecure if someone else makes more money than themIt devalues a personMakes people jealous 7. Is college too expensive? YesIts an inelastic industry, socially forces students to go to college and pay a tuitionIt's hard for the lower class people to go to college with easeThey are tax-exempt
8. Should we stop building houses on beach fronts? Yes Building houses on beach fronts basically is a death sentence for beach front houses, which are most susceptible to floods and rising sea levels from global warming It takes away from the natural appeal of a beach The pollution from the houses goes into the ocean 9. Should journalists always protect their sources’ confidentiality? NoIt takes away from the credibilityPromotes fake news if it was allowedIt allows for bias 10. Should we encourage biking in cities? YesIt's more economically flexibleIts eco-friendlyPromotes health and vitality 1. “What is a country but a line?” Forced ideals of patriotism and nationalism Before, tribes were split (i.e. Berlin conference) Just a marked territory 2. “Money makes the world go around.” Tariffs influences political decisions of countries Lobbyist push their views of politics by paying politicians to promote People are motivated by tangible cash. Corrupted men sway decisions with money

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