Cynisim - Some people believe that twenty-four hour news...

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Some people believe that twenty-four hour news coverage of corporate, government, and celebrity scandals has led to an increase in cynicism, the belief that people are motivated only by self-interest. What evidence do you see that supports or refutes the idea that we live in an age of cynicism? Explain your position with reasons and examples from your own experience, observations, or reading. Outline Topic Sentence 1-No one helps anyone anymore April-stabbed homeless man dies as 25 people pass and no one cares Sr manal 2 Everyone looks out for themselves 3 Money is the ultimate motivAter no matter ur beliefs -inside ma Our world is consistent of materialistic, money-oriented inhabitants. The truth of the matter is that cynicism is present and on the rise. Due to the rise of covetousness enhanced by the media, individuals have become more selfish than ever. The world teaches its inhabitants that in order to be successful and content one must push past everyone and everything to get his/her desires. Therefore, there is a colossal number of
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2010 for the course HUM 494949 taught by Professor Fleishcer during the Spring '10 term at NJIT.

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