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Caitlin Halligan
4/19 Discussion
Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:30pm
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Challenges I think I will face with the upcoming issue paper are organization and not putting my own opinion into the paper. Having so many different sources and different point it is going to be hard to organize everything so it isnít difficult to read and makes sense. It will also be a challenge to present equal amounts of information on both sides, so it seems like a well balanced argument. I am also a very opinionated person and have a hard time not expressing my opinion, especially over something that is such a debated topic. Iím most concerned about finding enough information for both sides. I feel that it will be challenging to find equal amounts of information for my paper, but it could just be because I feel strongly about one side of the argument. Hopefully finding information about the other side of the issue will open me up to new perspectives and I wonít have as strong of an opinion. I have done a lot of research on the side of the argument I agree most with, so I havenít really gotten into the other side that much but Iím sure I will find surprising information. A few things that surprised me about the ďpro-euthanasiaĒ side were the amount of stories used to further explain the writerís point of how euthanasia can be a good thing for those with terminal illnesses. I do not have any further questions regarding the issue paper. Everything is pretty straight forward; it is just a matter of organizing my information and presenting both sides equally that will be slightly difficult. I plan of going to your office hours this week with the draft of my paper so I can fix anything I need to before turning the final draft in. I think you could probably put a few more questions in the online discussion though Iím sure a large majority of the class would stop answering halfway through or be overwhelmed by all the question marks they see. I personally wouldnít mind a lot of questions, it allows me less time for rambling to reach the word count and more time for logical writing.

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