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Alex Cosimeno
3-30 Discussion
Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:31am
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For the issue paper I am considering writing about Gay Rights Equality because it is an issue that has to do with human rights and some people are not getting treated fairly. Gay people are no less of a person because of their sexual preference. I have always thought that people should always be treated equally no matter what, whether it be the color of their skin or even who they love. I do not know if I could argue both sides of this argument because the opposing side is kind of an ignorant one and is totally faith based. The two sides would be those that are for equal rights including marriage for homosexual couples, the opposing side would be that homosexuality is wrong and they do not deserve the same rights as heterosexual couples. The other topic I am considering writing about is green energy. This topic has always interested me because I personally feel that we should stop depleting the earth of its natural resources and conserve the environment so we do not continue to harm the earth’s delicate ozone layer. The two sides to this argument would be that green energy is great because it harnesses the types of energy that do not harm the environment such as hydroelectricity, wind energy, and solar energy. The opposing side to this argument would be that it would cost entirely too much money to install all the required items to produce these types of energy such as the solar panels, windmills and hydroelectric plants. I would have a hard time discussing these topics because I am on the “for” side of both of these topics, but I know a lot about both of them. The opposing sides of these topics just makes people sound ignorant but I think I could discuss these topics, the only problem would be finding print sources for it.

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