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than deterrence to the guilty"
How can you deter the guilty?
"Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both."
done the essay - i'm just interested in the topic. you're a clever lot - thought you would find it interesting too.
issues in such limited and cliched conventions, means debate is deteriorated.
1) IT IS IMMEASURABLE and NON PROVABLE as
a) It is not known how much cracking down is done
b) It is not known how much terrorist acytivity/terrorist numbers there are
c) It is not known how much terrorism is reduced or increased by 'anti-terrorist' activities
2) If you meant to say guilty then what does this mean? When is a person a freedom fighter and when a terrorist, it is impossible to be objective.
Stupid lecturers should cease to try to come up with some wonderful written concepts of what is right compared with trying to address the situations that one actually has, all people do otherwise is try to BEND real situations into fitting some well meaning aphorisms and literary bleatings of theoretical concepts of what is right.
Make people pass exams and courses
Im just trying to ,make the point as some numbnuts (JJ GG) seem to think that you are more able to make valuable judgements on subjects if you've jumped through university hoops, whilst people doing degrees may learnt that which the state requires to fullfil state legislative requirements of expected competance, it also means that graduates may also have intellectual 'borders' defined and have been given specific 'trains of thought'.
This tends to reveal itself when there is an over-reliance on quoting 'big men's' work.
Of course not all graduates are imprisoned to the same degree by official accademia.
I would have thought that the idea of learning and developement of ones mind would be better served by being able to challange and redefine the essay titles that one is given, because in this case it is the form of the question that gives rise to the one dimensional opinions and options that arise from the monopoly of a few established types of essay titles, which shape the minds of those who go through the education grinder
as my general bugbears, they might not actually be the prime supporters of 'each to his own discipline that he's achieved qualifications in'
I just cant remember who. (Im sure JJ and GG wont mind :) )
you have written essays yourself and therefore i'm sure you know that a title is often phrased as such so as to be contentious. were you writing the essay, i suspect you would do well to raise your points. less pointedly perhaps.
except it did not serve me well, when I railed aainst titles and instead explained why and answered what i thought was a more pertinant and relevant question.
They didnt tend to like this controversial approach.
(mind you I did computing :D )