Category Archives: A01: Purposeful Summaries

Summaries- tjjones123

Idea to Reduce Football Concussions It seems counterintuitive that the way to stop concussions in football is to remove the players helmets.  Concussions in the NFL are rising over the years due to illegal hits and dangerous tackles.   His … Continue reading

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Summaries- Doublea413

It seems counterintuitive that people are still investing in Bitcoin even though it’s essentially fake currency. A little over a year ago tons of people invested in a cryptocurrency called Bitcoin. It is a currency online that has little to … Continue reading

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Purposeful Summaries – picklerick

It seems counterintuitive that hospitals will chose to keep someone alive even when going against their patients’ wishes to accept death. To me, this practice is ethically wrong and should be changed. There comes a point in a person’s treatment … Continue reading

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Summaries—pATricKStar

Africa should screen Americans for measles It seems counterintuitive that many people believe it is the poor affecting the main populations when it comes to viruses and diseases being spread. In fact, it is not those who cannot afford to … Continue reading

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Summaries—dohertyk9

1. Men Defining Rape: A History It seems counterintuitive that throughout the course of history, men have defined rape and established laws and punishments based on their definitions. However, in reality, it is primarily women who were being affected by … Continue reading

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Summaries-PaulaJean

The Power of the Placebo Effect It seems counterintuitive that a fake treatment can be more effective than a treatment with active ingredients. Though placebos are mostly used in pharmaceutical studies, they can also be used to determine the relationship between … Continue reading

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Summaries- UgandanKnuckles

“Do Tom’s Shoes Really Help People?”- Kiera Butler It seems counterintuitive that organizations like “Toms Shoes” and others try to help impoverished countries by having a “buy one, give one” event. Companies use this method to make people feel good … Continue reading

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