This discussion forum explores a controversial topic: Civil Disobedience. Remember that any argument asks (or perhaps challenges) us to change something about our perspective on a topic or issue. If we are asking our readers to change their perspectives, we need to be persuasive and civil. Likewise, when we are challenged by others with a different opinion, we need to keep an open mind and keep our responses persuasive and civil.
Civil Disobedience and Non-violence
Be sure to address all of the following elements:
Step 1: Summarize.
Summarize the articles you picked. Write one paragraph. Identify the sources by title and author in your paragraph.
Step 2: Using sources to support your argument (point of view).
Now, discuss your perspective of the topic. Support your statements by citing supportive evidence from the articles you read. Remember to use appropriate citations when you quote, paraphrase or summarize. Write one paragraph. Here are some questions you can use as a starting point for your one-paragraph discussion.