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sharifismail1993

sharifismail1993 has written 7 posts for WRT 102.21: Science and Society

WRT 102 Stasis As Invention( Capital Punishment)

1. Facts Capital Punishment is a method in which prisoners are punished by death for committing a crime of high caliber. One of the many problems with Capital Punishment is that felons who commit crimes have the ability to leave prison early due to good behavior, instead of serving life sentences. This factor in many … Continue reading

Summ/RESP to “The Truth About Grit”

Taken from the Boston Globe “The Truth About Grit” focuses on the subject of people achieving their goals in life and striving for maximum succession. Furthermore the article explains how just by being an intelligent person doesn’t mean you will be able to succeed in this world. Within Lehrer’s article he says that much determination, … Continue reading

Pinker

The “Moral Instinct” an essay written by Steven Pinker and published  in The New York Times is an article which focuses on the Moral intuitions we value and base our reasoning on. He introduces many sub-topics in the morality of our beings such as rationalization, universal morals, and a variety of psychological states. He discusses … Continue reading

Response to “Eurekas Hunt “

This article is written Jonah Lehrer whom questions why the ideas in our head come to our mind when they do. In the situation with Wag Dodge he was able to analyze the situation in front of him and light a second fire to save his life. For years scientists had wondered about what it … Continue reading

Susan Dominus Article: Conjoined Twins

The article Could Conjoined Twins Share a Mind was written by Susan Dominus and published on May 25th 2011. The article is about a set of twin sisters who were born with joined heads furthermore identified as craniopagus. There names are Kristina and Tatiana who currently live in Vernon, a small city in British Columbia … Continue reading

Category 1 :First Readings

2. The genre of this essay is non-fiction science. Melanie Thernstrom is  is a patient that has been victim to chronic pain for 15 years now and is trying to figure out how to control the mind. It is a non- fictional piece based on her research and it is  a personal essay based on … Continue reading

Category 1 :First Readings

2. The genre of this essay is non-fiction science. Melanie Thernstrom is  is a patient that has been victim to chronic pain for 15 years now and is trying to figure out how to control the mind. It is a non- fictional piece based on her research and it is  a personal essay based on … Continue reading

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