People tend to ignore the flaws of national leaders
For the amount of public scrutiny that national leaders face, their flaws are
overlooked surprisingly often. This is because there is a certain tendency for the
public to ignore the flaws of our leaders.
In advertising, truth is irrelevant
Advertisements are frequently absurdly hyperbolic. This is accepted because people
do not expects most ads to be truthful. Ads are designed to portray a product or
service in such a way that people will want to buy the
The best kind of education encourages students to question authority
History remembers innovators, not imitators. The pre-eminent geniuses of our time,
from Picasso to Einstein, have been those who challenged the status quo. Therefore,
education, be it fo
A students academic success depends more on hard work than on intelligence
In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell introduces the idea that developing worldclass skill in any field, from music to chess to physics, requires 10,000 hours of
To be effective, government officials must have completely crime-free pasts
In order for the government to function properly, the public must be able to trust its
officials, be they elected or appointed. Therefore, it is important to vet potential
In advertising, truth is irrelevant.
Although it claims to promote individuality, most advertising promotes conformity.
The function of the press should be to report only the facts of daily events, not to
influence the public's opinion a
Violence is never justified as a way to resolve disputes
An eye for an eye leaves everyone blind. In this famous addition to a biblical
maxim, Mahatma Gandhi expressed his philosophy that under no circumstances
should violence be used to solve disputes, b
1. The kinetic energy of a sliding block came from the:
A ) kinetic energy of the string.
B ) kinetic energy of the board.
C ) gravitational potential energy of the block.
D ) gravitational potential energy of the mass on the hook.
The law of conservation