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Mason Turner October 30, 2019 Period 1 (absent work) Argumentation Activities 117 Complete each of the following templates, using an argument from this chapter (e.g., “Star Wars” by Roger Ebert, “The C Word in the Hallways” by Anna Quindlen, “Why Can’t Environmentalism Be Colorblind?” by Jennifer Oladipo, or “Do You Care More about a Dog Than a Refugee?” by Nicholas Kristof. Use at least two di ff erent texts. In his argument Kristof concludes that we care more about dogs than we do some humans and supports the conclusion with such evidence as the comments on his post about his passed away dog and the negative comments on his post about Syrian refugee children. To link this conclusion with the evidence, he/she makes the assumption that if Syria was filled with golden retrievers, we’d care more. Although what Quindlen says about awareness being the cure to suicides may be true in some cases, his/her position fails to take the fact that some suicide victims are aware and still commit into account. A closer look at suicide reveals sometimes all preventive measures can

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