Sally Adds a Clever Twist

While looking for more quotes about opposing arguments, Sally came across a web site that looked at at how one particular social group has reacted to Problem X.  Suddenly she remembered a passage from a different source that mentioned this same social group. 

When she read both sources again, she suddenly realized that Problem X had helped this particular social group far more than it had harmed them. "This is great!" she said to herself. "It's a surprise twist that will really make my paper look interesting!"

So, she added a new paragraph:

Slacker 5
      But to the Group Y community, the question of 
whether Situation X is really a problem is not so 
Academics and politicians who are too quick 
to think of Situation X as major social 
problem are ignoring the particular cultural 
viewpoint of members of Group Y, who have for
several generations accepted and even 
welcomed each successive incident of 
Situation X. (Group Y Home Page, par. 2)
Brown's study found that men and women from Group Y who 
benefited from Situation X had slightly higher blood 
pressure, and were slightly less educated than average. 
Nevertheless, men who reported a 'high' or 'steady' 
exposure to 
incidents of Situation X were 20% less likely 
to stay at home Saturday nights without 
dates.  Group Y women in the same category 
had clearer skin and taller boyfriends. (34)

Sally felt pretty good about her paper... which was important, because by now it was one in the morning!

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