Although texting is very efficient in getting points across and allowing for

Although texting is very efficient in getting points

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voices. Although texting is very efficient in getting points across and allowing for time with senders, I find it the hardest to use in anything that requires more than a yes or no. In text messages the linear communication process is all that is given, with no opening for sensory ideals or emotion. A bland statement, that cannot be fully understood and is at most time taken in ways that the sender did not intend. Writing Journal 9/24 1. On Michael Pollans essay, in response to the first question, Mr. Pollan referred to the Western diet as a diet of high carb, low nutrition food that is not good for the average person. It is a diet that is made for convenience rather than the health of the consumer and it is having negative effects on people all around the globe. Americans need to escape from this diet because it is becoming a crisis of issues within people and their bodies as well as overweight people becoming more and more common as the years go
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on. 2. Pollan's response to the scientific views that he stated in the beginning with the ‘they say’ argument is that he does not believe in them. He does not like the business behind it because large chains need a food theory so they can redesign the way they market and make their food as it was stated in his argument. Also in his belief, there does not need to be all the equations and theories on what to eat because it will all trace back to needing to stop eating a ‘western diet’. Going back to the traditional plans and meals of times will benefit americans greatly. 3. For olga khazans essay, the ability to eat more fruits and healthy items in a daily diet will be very beneficial. But the backlash and possible opposition to eating and getting more of this throughout will be more expensive and unnecessary for nutrients. These topics were most likely presented fairly in a manner as she is very educated in the field and understands both sides of thought. One of the larger objections is when there is fresh fruit offered, the number of obese people did not go down, nor did anyone buy more fruit because it was avaliable.
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