Here is the question you must riddle:
WHAT are the best reasons why not to nuke the puppy Sparky?
ANSWER THE QUESTION USING THIS USUAL FORMAT:
>MLA heading-style, Size-12 Times New Roman Font
- Abstract (see Announcements)
- Documentation with citations and work cited
- Two sources (at least!!)
- Two to three pages
- Read all the scenarios.
- Pick the TWO “best.”
- Argue for them using RESEARCH (Google) and argument form (The Cluster Form from the first week is easiest).
- In MLA-formatted essay, with works cited, support your position.
You should not put Sparky in the microwave because . . .
1. It is unethical to torture a defenseless puppy for personal amusement.
2. Torturing animals will disgust your lover or spouse, and that lover or spouse will probably have nothing to do with you afterwards.
3. Microwaves radically elevate the temperature of biological liquids, including the fluids of the cardiovascular system and the inner-ear canal.
4. Cruelty to animals is a felony in Tennessee, and it could result in a five-to-ten-year prison sentence.
5. You might damage your expensive microwave.
6. You might damage my expensive microwave.
7. Sparky belongs to me.
8. You put the last one in the microwave, and it’s my turn now.
9. Huitzilopochtli, the Aztec god of war, forbids us to kill one of his holy avatars.
10. You will have to clean the microwave afterward.
11. Sparky is–gosh darn it–too cute for that!
12. Your suggestion that it will dry his coat and get rid of the “wet dog” smell is erroneous.
13. The strong always have an obligation to defend lesser creatures that are weak and helpless.
14. Burritos taste better than puppies when they are reheated.
15. All the food you cook in the microwave will taste like puppy hair afterwards.
> HEADING –
Class (Phil 1301)
Date (16 February 2019) Worth 10 points
> ABSTRACT – lets me know your approach.
Problem statement: What problem are you trying to solve?
Motivation: Why do we care about the problem and the results?
Approach: How did you go about solving or making progress on the problem
Results: What’s the answer
Conclusions: What are the implications of your answer?