Read the piece of persuasive writing carefully. What does the writer believe? Here are some useful words to help you describe tone. Describing words, often used to make the reader feel a particular way about an issue.
A few years ago, I wrote: I want to avoid a very easy trap, which is saying that ingroups vs. Compare the Nazis to the German Jews and to the Japanese.
The Nazis were very similar to the German Jews: The Nazis were totally different from the Japanese: But the Nazis and Japanese mostly got along pretty well. Heck, the Nazis were actually moderately positively disposed to the Chinese, even when they were technically at war.
So what makes an outgroup? Proximity plus small differences. We think of groups close to us in Near Mode, judging them on their merits as useful allies or dangerous enemies. We think of more distant groups in Far Mode — usually, we exoticize them.
We exoticize fargroups, but we can also use them as props in our own local conflicts. We use sympathetic fargroups the same way. This is all as the theory would predict. Last month I asked on Tumblr: I remember that when I was young and the Internet was young, people online were debating religion vs.
Whatever else you were trying to discuss, eventually it would turn into a religion vs. I remember spending a lot of time at talk. And I remember a lot of people who seemed to genuinely believe that religion was like the 1 problem in the world, maybe even the only problem in the world because it was the root cause of all of the others.
Now social justice vs. Has anybody else noticed this? I got a lot of responses. Other people confirmed this was a real phenomenon and that they remember it the same way. The consensus explanation was that there was a moment in the 90s and early Bush administration when evangelical Christianity seemed to have a lot of political power, and secularists felt really threatened by it.
This caused a lot of fear and arguments.
Then everyone mostly agreed Bush was terrible, studies came out showing religion was on the decline, evangelicalism became so politically irrelevant that even the Republicans started nominating Mormons and Donald Trump, and people stopped caring so much.
Now I see atheists sharing things like this: I think once Christianity stopped seeming threatening, Christians went from being an outgroup to being a fargroup, and were exoticized has having the same sort of vague inoffensive wisdom as Buddhists.Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder: A Narrative/Descriptive Essay.
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