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Tim Discar December 2, 2010 UWP 101 Haynes Journal Entry #14 In the reading excerpt, “Absolute PowerPoint,” by Ian Parker, the author asserts many  powerful ideas behind a world filled with the presentation software called PowerPoint. In the first  example, the author depicts a mother using PowerPoint as a form of disciplinary actions to  persuade her children to clean their bedrooms. While we live in a society in which presentations  and PowerPoint compliments each other just as the cream and sugar compliment coffee, the  author provides evidence that at face value is very convincing. But the issue I have as a reader  is trying to find out what the author is actually convincing me to believe. Is the evidence  supposed to convince me that today’s society relies on PowerPoint slides instead of actual  verbal presentation? Or is the main goal of the author is to show man’s dependence of 
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