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Tatyana Allison
11/7 Discussion
Fri Nov 7, 2014 4:23pm
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The topics in which I chose for the argument paper were: Children beauty pageants are exploiting children, Women and men working in the same position but women getting paid less, how standardize testing for college entrance should not be used as an indicator of a studentís academic performance, and how college football and the NFL need to monitor concussions and injuries to the head. With these topics I am particularly interested in and have a passion for. With the beauty pageant topic I have seen firsthand how parents force upon their children that this is what they are supposed to do beyond their will. The counter argument for this would be where a person feels as though they are not exploiting their child and doing it on a purpose for what the child wants to do. Then the women and men working the same position topic is a topic that hits home for me and through seeing what my mom has experienced I would like to investigate the topic further into why exactly it is that women of the same status are paid substantially less than men. Someone could argue against this and say that it is the way that women are depicted in our society and should be paid less because men are supposed to be the bread winners. Then we have the great topic about standardized testing and college entrance. This has to be one of the most argued topics that we are allowed to write about being that the standardized testing is just that. You cannot tell whether or not a student is capable just by using this test. Being that it is about testing someone could argue against that claim and say that it is necessary to pick and choose upon the students that they should admit to their school. Lastly the topic of brain injuries and football. I was a student athletic trainer at my high school for two years and this is the one topic that interested me the most being that I have done reports and research on this already I would have been easy for me to type a story about it. Concussions and hard blows to the head and neck area should be monitored closely and the player should be checked on a regular for any type of abnormalities which can lead to mood swings and common painful headaches. Someone could argue and say that these injuries and changes were not due to the concussions and blows themselves. Being that I have already wrote about this topic and researched it I chose to challenge myself and choose the topic about beauty pageants.
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