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Response Journal II The Case Against Free Will and The Other Wes Moore share many similarities throughout both text. Although one is a non-fictional text that focuses on the lives of two individuals, the scientific written text of James and Stuart Rachels states reasoning for particular behaviors that is shown through The Other Wes Moore. Rachels notes Clarence Darrows, a famous lawyer, who states “that human character is shape by an individual’s genes and environment” (Rachels, 252). Darrows is making the notion that one can become a product of their genes and the environment in which they come from. Darrow then goes on to say that “Intelligent people may now know that eery human being is the product of the endless heredity and the infinite environment around him” (Rachels, 252). In a dialogue between Wesley Moore and Wes Moore, Wes says he thinks that we are all products of the expectations of the environment in which we come from. If those of our environment expect only one thing from us, then in turn, that is exactly what we will become. Rachels takes a
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course ENGLISH 112 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at VCU.

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