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Eng digital. Examples of Ethos, Logos, and Pathos. Aristotle’s "modes for persuasion" – otherwise known as rhetorical appeals – are known by the names of ethos, pathos, and logos.

Examples of Ethos, Logos, and Pathos

They are means of persuading others to believe a particular point of view. They are often used in speech writing and advertising to sway the audience. Meaning of Ethos, Pathos and Logos. Why People "Fly from Facts" “There was a scientific study that showed vaccines cause autism.”

Why People "Fly from Facts"

“Actually, the researcher in that study lost his medical license, and overwhelming research since then has shown no link between vaccines and autism.” “Well, regardless, it’s still my personal right as a parent to make decisions for my child.”


How do we help boys close the academic gender gap? Data reveals an academic gap between boys and girls, with a learning environment tipped to favor girls.

How do we help boys close the academic gender gap?

But there’s a lot parents can do to encourage their sons to achieve academic success. Photo by Flickr user Lotus Carroll Sit still. Read quietly to yourself. Cultural Appropriation: The Act of Stealing and Corrupting. A person’s cultural identity forms one of the most important and most vulnerable parts of who they are.

Cultural Appropriation: The Act of Stealing and Corrupting

We tend to define ourselves by what we believe, and the way we express our beliefs is through certain symbols that are generally representative of our culture. With culture comes a sense of identity, a sense of self, and when our culture is stolen from us, there is this deep sense of loss. This is the very reason why cultural appropriation is grossly discriminatory and grossly wrong. It is no surprise that most of the time the culture of minorities is the culture that is being appropriated by others.


The Falling Man. Do you remember this photograph?

The Falling Man

In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day. TEDxAldeburgh - Akala - Hip-Hop & Shakespeare? Acceptance Speech: Jesse Williams Spits Knowledge Like a Seasoned MC. What Is Cultural Appropriation and Why Is It Wrong? By Nadra Kareem Nittle Updated November 14, 2016.

What Is Cultural Appropriation and Why Is It Wrong?

Activists such as Adrienne Keene and celebrities such as Jesse Williams have shined a national spotlight on cultural appropriation, but much of the public remains confused about what the practice is. Because people from hundreds of different ethnicities make up the U.S. population, it’s not surprising that at times cultural groups rub off on each other. It's Not Race That Divides Us, But Culture. The racialists in power have again called us to an “honest discussion” about race.

It's Not Race That Divides Us, But Culture

As they foresee it, this honest discussion will involve those of us who do not practice racism, but are not black, to come forward, confess our inherent racism, and be duly chastised or punished. Dialogue is not going to be part of the process, since non-blacks have already been found guilty, and the president’s jury is not remotely interested in evidence. The trap in the president’s faux invitation is that it focuses our attention on the wrong component. Watch "Learning from revenge porn: Online rights are human rights.

The 1935 novel that predicted the rise of Donald Trump. If the US presidential campaign conveys a flavour of unreality, that may be because it is rooted in fiction.

The 1935 novel that predicted the rise of Donald Trump

In 1935, Sinclair Lewis sat down to write a novel about political radicalisation and social upheaval in the depression-ravaged US. What emerged after four months of feverish work was It Can’t Happen Here, a runaway bestseller that quickly sold more than 300,000 copies. Lewis was alarmed by what was taking shape in the country. The New Deal had delivered a false sense of optimism to the Federal Reserve, if not to the millions queueing at the soup kitchens. The money supply was tightened in anticipation of a sustained rally, government spending was cut and taxes were raised.


Brunel University Research Archive: Jihadi fictions: Radicalisation narratives in the contemporary novel. Women’s Bodies in Advertising. Advertising’s toxic effect on eating and body image. March 18, 2015 — People often claim to ignore advertisements, but the messages are getting through on a subconscious level, pioneering author and ad critic Jean Kilbourne told an audience at Harvard T.

Advertising’s toxic effect on eating and body image

H. Chan School of Public Health on March 3, 2015. Kilbourne, best known for her groundbreaking documentary on images of women in the media, Killing Us Softly, went on to deconstruct the subconscious messages in food and body image-related advertisements and to describe how they create a “toxic cultural environment” that harms our relationship with what we eat. The event was sponsored by the STRIPED program (Strategic Training Initiative for the Prevention of Eating Disorders), which is based at Harvard Chan and Boston Children’s Hospital, and co-sponsored by the School’s Health Communication Concentration and Department of Nutrition.

What are the best books about identity for teenagers? Alan Gibbons, author of Hate The Crew by Bali Rai Few people write better about identity than Bali Rai.

What are the best books about identity for teenagers?

The Crew assembles a group of kids in what the media calls a 'tough' neighbourhood, but the novel is about love and friendship. The Normalization of ‘Sensible’ Recreational Drug Use. Further Evidence from the North West England Longitudinal Study Abstract Five key dimensions of normalization are identified: availability/access; drug trying rates; usage rates; accommodating attitudes to ‘sensible’ recreational drug use especially by non users; and degree of cultural accommodation of illegal drug use. A review of recent UK research is provided for each measure. The NW England Longitudinal Study continues to monitor normalization based on the recapture of 465 young adults (in year 2000) of a cohort previously surveyed/interviewed across their adolescence (1991 to 1995).The availability of drugs remains high with over 90% having been in drug offer situations. Drug Themes in Fiction/Drug Themes in Fiction. Literature, in all of its myriad forms, has historically performed as a mirror of mainstream culture, with only periodic nods toward the ghettos, hidden byways, and subcultures of civilization.

Drug-related literature is no exception to this rule, for the literary references to drug use closely parallel popular attitudes toward drugs, from the earliest writings of man up to the present. The nineteenth century Romantics in France—particularly Baudelaire and his literary circle—provided the first concentration of drug-related literature which was not only a curiosity of Eastern exoticism, but an aesthetic mode. Speech Analysis: Barack Obama's Inaugural Speech.

Some will argue that Barack Obama’s Inauguration speech was not his most electric speech, or that it failed to deliver on unreasonably high expectations. Nonetheless, studying the speech provides five key speechwriting lessons that can help us all be better communicators. This article is the latest in a series of video speech critiques which help you analyze and learn from excellent speeches.

Speech Video: Barack Obama delivers Inauguration Speech I encourage you to: Art of the lie. CONSIDER how far Donald Trump is estranged from fact. He inhabits a fantastical realm where Barack Obama’s birth certificate was faked, the president founded Islamic State (IS), the Clintons are killers and the father of a rival was with Lee Harvey Oswald before he shot John F. Kennedy. Mr Trump is the leading exponent of “post-truth” politics—a reliance on assertions that “feel true” but have no basis in fact.

Fact-checking under President Trump – Poynter. Media self-loathing is flooding the internet. Finger-wagging critiques have been directed at many segments of the industry. Poll aggregators failed to properly represent the uncertainty of the result. Cable news polluted the airwaves with uncritical and senseless Trump coverage. Pundits didn't bother to dig beyond the smart take on their Twitter feed. Critics will no doubt soon turn their attention to fact-checkers. Post-truth politics and the US election: why the narrative trumps the facts.

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Our attitude towards wealth played a crucial role in Brexit. We need a rethink.