Argument about overdose

Argument about overdose

Write about how it is the people’s fault in getting addicted to drugs. Use the sources given and a couple from outside. Talk about how society and the government should help them

WRI 102 Argumentation Essay Warm-Up      Fall 2017                                  Dr. Aisha Sayidina

 

  1. With your class, discuss what these celebrities have in common. Can you add any names to the list?
  • Heath Ledger: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  • Chris Penn:

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  • Jimi Hendrix: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  • Elvis Presley:

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  • Michael Jackson: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  • Bruce Lee: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  • Whitney Houston: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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  1. Many doctors prescribe opioid painkillers to their patients because
  • they believe they are the best remedy _________________________________
  • their patients require these drugs _____________________________________
  • patients’ pressure__________________________________________________
  • low cost __________________________________________________________
  • drug availability _______________________________________
  • desire to be popular______________________________________

 

  1. Do you believe opioid painkillers should be criminalized?
  2. Do you believe that they are causing an epidemic that will affect the entire world?
  3. Add your own questions.
  4. Survey your class to find the majority opinion.
  5. Present your findings to the class.

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