bthylafh wrote:Don't get all defensive and flamey when we tell you to think for yourself, unlike that other idiot. That gets us a bit riled.
Convert wrote:bthylafh wrote:Don't get all defensive and flamey when we tell you to think for yourself, unlike that other idiot. That gets us a bit riled.
Don't get all righteous whenever someone asks for help on their paper?
stirker_0 wrote:nah its all good, wat i meant to asked was if my outline looked good but looks like i forgot to attach
so lots of irony basically, does this outline sound reasonably or i have a commited a logical fallacy??
and ps. sorry if i offended anyone by asking for help, wasn't expecting like a essay done for me, i just have trouble coming up with the words that like describe my points
stirker_0 wrote:Ouch.. there goes my outline, well wat would u recommand then? i've been thinking about the "so it goes", is that significant in saying war is absurd? or no?
Saber Cherry wrote:Please note that my post was advice.
ssidbroadcast wrote:What's with these forums and the general disdain/criticism for ANY sortof of *academic* advice?
ssidbroadcast wrote:I think it's possible that Slaughterhouse-Five was simply picked up as a small cog in the huge clockwork that is the anti-holocaust propaganda machine. I'm *not* suggesting the holocaust didn't happen. I'm suggesting that shoving it in our face so many times gives Israel a free pass to do the things they're doing today, or otherwise for Americans to (hypocritically) look the other way when bad things happen to Middle Easterners and in particular the Palestinians.
He'd get a bad grade because turning Slaughterhouse 5 into a rant about how the Israelis are getting away with murdering Palestinians because of the "holocaust propaganda machine" deserves a bad grade.
theEmrys wrote:Here is what I learned in writing a thesis on a particular work..... argue the opposite of the author or what is expected. Be contrarian. Write the he is inconsistant. Or argue that he deserved to be bombed. I'm not say you should believe it, but pick something you can justifiably argue. You get more kudos for being original and having a different viewpoint.
Convert wrote:As it is people seem waiting to pounce on the threads as they come up only because it has been deemed acceptable by the mods. That's just my twisted opinion anyways.
ssidbroadcast wrote:Yeah if that's the case: What gives, mods?Convert wrote:As it is people seem waiting to pounce on the threads as they come up only because it has been deemed acceptable by the mods. That's just my twisted opinion anyways.
derFunkenstein wrote:Captain Ned was the first person to post in the thread, which pretty much gave any bandwagoneers (myself included) a free shot.
ssidbroadcast wrote:If you read the body of his work you'd understand that Slaughterhouse-Five isn't his best book.
ssidbroadcast wrote: If you read Mother Night, which talks a bit more about the holocaust and the war, you'd understand that villains and heroes aren't exactly as they appear.
ssidbroadcast wrote:If you read Bluebeard (the Vonnegut book), you'd understand that art and artists are completely made by accidents and the tastes of society at the time. Western society spent much of its time trying to wash away its guilt after the war.
ssidbroadcast wrote:It might be a bit extreme to suggest that his success directly corresponds to the practiced forethought of the Jewish people, nonetheless I'd argue that it is the result of WW2-guilt. That's a bit more reasonable.
Kevin wrote:My apologies, I was only trying to describe your behavior, it was not intended as a personal attack. I strongly take issue with assumptions regarding moderator policy when such policy does not exist, especially when people then assume that "free shots" are then appropriate, and I overreacted.
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