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Unformatted text preview: acceptable. In conclusion, although we are not totally sure about how language affects our feeling about something, there is evidence that peoples response on an sentence depends on how the sentence is phrased. In a survey, when people were asked if more money should be spent on assistance to the poor, 68 percent replied yes; but when they were asked if more money should be spent on welfare, theres only 24 percent replied yes. In another survey, people were far more willing to spend money on national defense than on the military....
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2011 for the course PHIL 130 taught by Professor Waynejones during the Spring '11 term at Ave Maria.
- Spring '11