Argumentation is commonly associated with debate and its using does not require being adversarial. When trying to persuade, your first thought might be to avoid it.
The kind of argument being discussed here is not bickering or being obnoxious or even debate, therefore do not think of it as attacking the opposing point of view. In its simplest form, it is putting forth reasons for or against a certain point of view.
Argumentation can involve deductive reasoning, presentation and elaboration. It starts with a proposition, followed by an expression of a point of view on a subject and then supporting an evidence. The last one is added as principles to support the proposition used. Reasoning on the matter, applying inductions and deductions to the proposed thought are part of the argumentation. Continue reading The truth about argumentation
Summer is a time of year when many high school graduates are taking in some sun, making some extra money at a job or getting loose-ends tied up before they go on to college. However, many high school graduates receive their diploma without a concrete thought of what they want to do next. On top of that, there are others who have graduated high school in the past and maybe even graduated college who are now searching for a new path – a path that aligns them closer with their spirituality. In these cases, a Bible College may be the best way to invest in one’s faith and discover career prospects that involve helping others in the name of Jesus Christ.
The media tends to glamorize incidents that are extreme in nature and lack rationalization. One hot topic issue that has been trending in legal circles is bullying. This is because bullying in today’s world can happen not just on a school bus, playground or classroom, but at home via social media and text messaging at any hour or the day or night. In fact, even incidents of parent fueled fighting has created a stir in the news as bullying has really ramped up in intensity and occurrence. Continue reading Who is responsible for school bullying?
Going to college is becoming more and more expensive every, single year. While many students can rely on their parents to help out with education costs, many students don’t want to stretch that help farther than necessary. Fortunately there are a lot of ways for students to save their parents money when it comes time to cover their college costs. Continue reading How to save your parents money on college tuition?