Psychopath Rhetorical Analysis

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Affirmation: 1. I agree with the idea that we are quick to see the faults in others but, not our own ( pg. 64). For someone to look at their own faults it would require them to own up to their own bad qualities. When they point out someone else’s flaws it takes the attention off of them and puts in on the other person. Which in turn makes that person evaluate themselves. 2. I agree with the idea that you have to talk to someone’s elephant to get them on your side (pg. 59). I realized when reading this chapter if you want to someone to join your side you have to get to know them and be a little persuasive. If you come at them directly they will immediately reject your side and won’t even consider giving you second chance. Criticisms: 1. I disagree with the nativist belief that certain races are superior (pg. 36). That is not true because in a lot ways every race is similar. If you gave every race the same opportunities they would all accomplish great achievements. 2.…show more content…
I disagree with the idea psychopathy is just a genetic heritable condition (pg. 73). I believe the environment plays a part in being a psychopath. I feel that it plays a factor in whether or not they will become a violent psychopath. For example if a parents sees the child hurting animals or being super anti-social they could try and get the child help. If these behaviors go unnoticed it could make the child act violent towards others. Questions: 1. Why does it seem that certain areas of psychology are accepted more than others? 2. How do researchers come up with the questions to ask the people they test on? Discussion prompts. 1. Do you think humans only show their feelings and emotion to gain the approval of

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