CMP125 Dalai Lama - Cutler Inner Contentment(1)

CMP125 Dalai Lama - Cutler Inner Contentment(1) - Identify...

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CMP125 Research Writing M. Amato Talking/Discussion Points Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler, “Inner Contentment” 1. What is the argument that the Dalai Lama and Cutler are making? Provide evidence. 2. Cutler and the Dalai Lama use a traditional method of arguing a philosophical idea by using dialogue and examples. Identify two of these and comment on your position about these ideas. 3. What is the main purpose of the argument? In other words, what do you believe they are hoping to accomplish in making this philosophical argument?
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4. The authors use some logical fallacies in their argument.
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Unformatted text preview: Identify the fallacy (ies) and find the examples in the essay. 5. Cutler reports that the Dalai Lama suggests that the best way to achieve inner contentment is not to have what we want but rather to want and appreciate what we have. In the final paragraph, Cutler uses the example of Christopher Reeve, the late actor who suffered a spinal cord injury, but was able to accept his condition. Can you offer any examples that help to prove or disprove this statement?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course ACCT 102 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '08 term at Rider.

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CMP125 Dalai Lama - Cutler Inner Contentment(1) - Identify...

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