Essay 2 - Ling 21 Sp 10

Essay 2 - Ling 21 Sp 10 - Linguistics 21, Sections 1 and 2...

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Linguistics 21, Sections 1 and 2 Spring 2010 Second Essay Assignment Length: 1000-1200 words Due: Wednesday, April 7 Format: 12-point font, double-spaced, 1-inch margins all around, name/date/course in the upper tight-hand corner. Grading: Total 12 points Topic: A Controversial Issue Choose a controversial issue currently in the news. Summarize arguments on both sides of the issue, citing the sources for the arguments you include. Identify the fallacies of relevance and/or of insufficient evidence that you find in the arguments, explaining the fallacies involved, and present sound and/or cogent arguments for the side you favor. Some issues that have been identified in class are: Stem cell research Gay marriage Women’s right to choose / abortion Gun control Legalizing marijuana Euthanasia U.S. Iraq policy Immigration Raising taxes on $250G+ incomes Death penalty / Capital punishment Safe sex / abstinence / sex education Outsourcing Animal research / Animal rights Limits on in vitro fertilization
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