WTL Essay #5 - would have seen the fight for black rights,...

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Caitlin McGowan QU 101 FS TuTh 3:30-4:45 Prof. Engelsgaard November 6, 2010 WTL #5, Topic 2 Voting Is Central I believe that that the social theorist, Jean Rousseau, is a strong supporter of voting. He claims to be in favor of democracy, but what he really favors is social equality. Without a doubt, I do believe that Rousseau would have supported equality for women. He would want them to have the same rights that a man has, in every place in society. He would believe that they should have equal rights when they are getting a job, as well as equal rights when taking part in national agendas, such as voting. As of the issue of voting, I do feel that it is very central in Rousseau’s text. The way he would have seen the fight for everyone to be allowed to vote, is the same as he
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Unformatted text preview: would have seen the fight for black rights, they both want what is theirs by law, their natural given rights. Overall, in my opinion voting is an important part of being a good citizen. To eliminate candidates who do not share the views of the majority, it is important vote. There are a lot of times where some citizens make the mistake of not voting at all, especially, if a candidate does not agree with them fully. However, one vote does count no matter how insignificant it may seem. By researching the issues and finding a candidate who has similar views, the one vote of the candidate in office can stand for many. On the whole, Voting is an important act of citizenship and should be expressed by every citizen....
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