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More Funk, Flight and Freedom--Some Rough Text

I’ve been so grateful for the warm reception people had to the CCCC Chair’s Address. Part of that reception has involved some colleagues asking me to provide a copy of the text of the speech.   4,423 more words


For work, I help students with their writing assignments—from brainstorming and outlining to development and argumentation to fine-tuning and styling. That said, I spend 8 hours straight reading, reviewing, developing, and analyzing written discourse of all sorts. 860 more words


The colossal misunderstanding of our time is the assumption that insight will work with people who are unmotivated to change. Communication does not depend on syntax, or eloquence, or rhetoric, or articulation but on the emotional context in which the message is being heard.

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Pregunta de antidepresivos


¿Cuál de los siguientes fármacos antidepresivos es indispensable dentro del listado de medicamentos esenciales para un sistema de salud?
A. Fluoxetina
B. Sertralina
C. Paroxetina… 141 more words


Jorge Ramírez reblogged this on Chaos Theory and Human Pharmacology and commented:

Repito la pregunta que hice el día 10 de Septiembre de 2014 en el grupo de Facebook: "Preguntas 'corchadoras' de Internista" (22.893 miembros al día de hoy - grupo abierto y visible a todo el mundo).*

  • Nota - este grupo fue cerrado por razón desconocida, pero ya lo reabrieron y cuenta hasta el momento con 3620 miembros.

En este momento ya no es una pregunta sino más bien una encuesta.(1,2) PREGUNTAS CORCHADORAS DE MEDICINA INTERNA (3)  


1. Galileo Galilei, Frammenti e lettere 2. Peter Gøtzsche: Psychotropic Drugs | Medicamentos Psicotropicos  

Indiana Leaders Embarrass Us Again

In November of 2005, my home state of Indiana embarrassed me by placing requirements on women that constrained their rights to decide about medical actions for themselves. 405 more words


Memory's Role in Rhetoric

After reading the two texts, I gained a deeper understanding of memory as well as its role in rhetoric, especially digital rhetoric. In the article written by Christian Smith, I’m very intrigued by the questions at the very beginning of the text. 261 more words

Digital Rhetoric

Just Do You! (Unless You're a Serial Killer)

I was recently reading a student response when I ran across the phrase “just do you!” I’d heard it before on social media but was somewhat surprised to find it in an academic setting. 589 more words