Jack Westin: CARS Course Practice Reading

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    11. Face History (JW)
    MIP: Dangerous when fiction seems to be real

    12. Teenage Rich (JW)
    MIP: teenage brain change = adaptive

    13. Scientists (JW)
    MIP: Confidence can be grown though research

    14. Wobbly (JW)
    MIP: Relationships can be described by stability

    15. Listening (JW)
    MIP: Infants make sense of world + lang = powerful + infants -> obj categorization
     
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    Teenage Risk (JW): teenage stage is important transition for developing brain
    Face History (JW): history novel=/=truth of the past
    scientists (JW): confidence+personal growth=important benefits of research
    wobbly (JW): romantic feelings can be influenced by physical stability
    listening (JW): language listening in infants=influence cognition
     
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    1. JW Raphael’s Classism

    MIP: Raphael’s Signature = classicism and humanism.

    2. JW British Monarchy’s Rituals

    MIP: as royal power decreases, the necessity for unification of national community increases.

    3. TBR Beethoven Passage.

    MIP: Beethoven’s music = richness, optimistic, notation.

    4. TBR Environmentalism Passage

    MIP: Environmentalism’s ideas = fanatic and absurd because they do not separate animals from humans. Animals = instinct. Humans = freedom and conscience choice.

    5. TBR Hemorrhagic fever viruses Passage

    MIP: Hemorrhagic fever viruses are divided into several families. They = heterogeneous. It is hard to explain their hemorrhagic symptoms.
     
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    1. “ Violence towards Siblings” JW: combination of factors -> aggressive behaviors b/t siblings

    2. “Our soccer, ourselves” JW: soccer -> reveals both bad and good spirits in us

    3. “Primate Tool use” JW: our ancestors used tools for food foraging were inherited from primates

    4. EK 1001 Test 7 Pass 6: Russian familiar stories with unconventionally untraditional perspectives from their authors

    5. EK 1001 Test 8 Pass 6: Greeks took the hospitality towards guests seriously
     
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    Natural-born existentialists; Aeon
    MIP: Fact's can't right v wrong
    The Age of Outrage ; City Journal
    MIP: democracy = fine-tuned + weaker;
    The Art of Conducting; Commentary
    MIP: Conductors = hard + different skills
    Andrew Wyeth; New criterion
    MIP: Wyeth = Artist pain countryside
    The Case Against Reading Everything; The Walrus
    MIP: don't read everything;
     
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    1) Botticelli Mystic Nativity (JW)
    MIP: Botti changed S

    2) Neurohumanitites (JW)
    MIP: Phillips new way to study lit + neuro gives more interest to lit

    3) Melody (JW)
    MIP: music = power b/c memory + music like lang

    4) Academic Publishing
    MIP: Give respon to reviewing society + publishes better incentive for au

    5) Mindfullness
    MIP: Strong mental -> better grades + affect poor more

    6) Lost Lit
    MIP: lost lit = valuable
     
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    1. EK 1001 Test 8 Pass 7: we tend to obey the higher authority

    2. EK 1001 Test 9 Pass I: how to be an effective reader

    3. “Princess Margaret’s Manners” JK: royal rules -> rude manners

    4. “Botticelli’s Mystic Nativity” JK: Botticelli’s work interprets difficulty of San.’s work + not exact description

    5. “early Man’s food” JK: early human origins= hunters w/ rare evidence
     
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    7) Dante Marriage
    MIP: S = best account of Dante

    8) Cecil Rhodes
    MIP: Change in generations

    9) Social Historian
    MIP: Briggs = social hist impor + SHS use of big data = better info + data -> empathy

    10) Comp Lit
    MIP: novelist = dont dwell + not expert + au =/= theory + social context

    11) Richter
    MIP: R played Sch well + change in temp
     
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    Men want beauty, women want wealth, and other unscientific tosh (gender and sexuality)
    Men want beauty, women want wealth, and other unscientific tosh | Aeon Ideas
    MIP: current selection based on evolution + mating psyc + gendar un/equality; Au: perfect equality may never happen, ex: breastfeeding, may have issues=economic inequality.

    A sacred light in the darkness: Winter solstice illuminations at Spanish missions (religion)
    A sacred light in the darkness: Winter solstice illuminations at Spanish missions
    MIP: Winter Sol=historical; signified as the birth of light and churches are designed to illuminate; life becoming a religious phenomenon in Cali Indians.

    What psychiatrists have to say about holiday blues (psychology)
    What psychiatrists have to say about holiday blues
    MIP: past events + social = cause HB, AU= fix is to keep reality clear; ways to fix HB

    Dreading conflict during the holidays? Let it go, let it go, let it go (psychology)
    Dreading conflict during the holidays? Let it go, let it go, let it go
    MIP: holiday bring problems; fix= try to accept reality; 'letting go process' ex: Jane

    What thin people don’t understand about dieting (Persuasive)
    What thin people don’t understand about dieting
    MIP: change in calorie=/=change in weight; genetics +hormone= play huge role ex: Nicky; dieting= lower willpower, cycle repeat= weight gain.

     
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    Socrates and pre-truth politics (Philosophy now): Socrates=absolute truth
    Prostitution as self-disintegration (Philosophy now): prostitutes do not self-disintegrate
    False mirror (Philosophy now): prejudice=/=avoidable but can be overcome
    Kant and the human subjects (Philosophy now): integrating biological, psychological and social cultural is important to explain human beings
    what is so bad about smugness (Philosophy now): smugness isn't all that bad
     
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    Taking slides (NYTimes): Novelist's job=observe world + communicate the truth (McCarthy)
    conspicuous consumption is over (Aeon): Inconspicuous consumption=social mobility and important.
    Men want beauty (Aeon): increase in gender inequality=increase in difference in gender preferences
    our enemies are humans (Aeon): moral violence=toward human=/=dehumanization
    america, can we talk about your drinking (NYTimes): increased drinking=/=good
     
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    Taking Sides (The Nation): MCCarthy obsessed with factuality in fiction
    What is it like to be a bee (Atlas Obscura): Discerning consciousness is difficult
    My Struggle(N/A): book addictive; universal themes
    Prodigies Progress (Harvard): ppl obsessed with prodigy
     
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    1. TBR

    MIP: Downsizing is the economic policy for depopulated cited and focuses on moving people to one area and cease service of vacated areas.

    2. TBR

    MIP: Minimalism was a new musical movement that was simple and based on harmony and rhyme. Minimalism was replaced by “holy minimalism” that was more personal and expanded tonality.

    3. TBR

    MIP: Antioxidants as cancer-fighting can be effective but in the large amount, it can be dangerous to a patient and do not kill all tumor cells.

    4. TBR

    MIP: In his painter Stefan Lochner’s painting, Saint Jerome in His Study, a lion does not look like a lion because Lochner never saw a lion before, and he drew him based on his imagination.

    5. TBR

    MIP: Your identity =/= statistical, geographical, and occupational details about you. You are what you love to do. Your goal is to find a map of your own life path.
     
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    1. The Ethics of Drug Induced Happiness Khan Academy Freedom from (un)happiness = human dignity

    2. The roots of Capitalism Khan Academy Spirit of capitalism emerges with Protestantism

    3. Adult Learning Across Cultures Khan Academy Western & non-Western learning is different

    4. Sociology of Participation Khan Academy psycho-cultural and structuralist approach explain political participation

    5. Lets stop playing politics with vaccines Khan Academy Vaccines are safe, Politicians need to stay out
     
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    6. Buddhism and Pessimism Khan Academy philosophical creation -> open, Buddhism & pessimism -> closed off

    7. Chaucers London and Troy Jack Westin Chaucer’s London = Bocc’s Troy

    8. Socialist Marx Jack Westin Marx returns ~socialism

    9. New Deal Consumption Jack Westin Consumer Demand = Main priority of New Deal

    10. Botticelli’s Mystic Nativity Jack Westin Botticelli References Sav. But not literally or exactly
     
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    1. “New deal’s consumption” JW: new deal -> plans on consumer purchasing power

    2. “Sibling relationship” JW: birth order à personalities; compete for parental attention: Darwin

    3. “Power of religion” JW: majority use religion to explain unnatural phenomenon

    4. “Picasso and ingres” JW: Picasso revives Cubism by adopting Ingres’ style; traditionalism and modernism = all tangled and ironic

    5. “Cultural boundaries” JW: cultural boudaries give rise to ethnic boundaries, along with their differences
     
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    1. “Darwin” JW: Darwin believes NS= force for evolutionary gradual change

    2. EK pass 2 test 9: death medical legalization = ancient and one day should be legalized; not pain, depression -> desire to suicide

    3. EK pass 3 test 9: different tasks for copywriting to attract readers to read and buy products

    4. EK pass 4 test 9: homosexual- viewed as disease that should be cured in America

    5. EK pass 6 test 9: different kinds of cryptograms: pros and cons
     
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    1. JW Darwin’s Innovation

    MIP: Darwin’s natural selection = creative and a force of evolutionary modification.

    2. JW Evangelical Republicans

    MIP: Evangelical Christians have control over Reagan and promote their ideas without opposition

    3. JW Cultural Boundaries

    MIP: Cultural differences lead to ethnic differences

    4. JW Sibling Relationships

    MIP: Birth order determines sibling personality. The number of maternal attention siblings gets shapes their social and self-understanding of life.

    5. JW Picasso and Ingres

    MIP: Picasso combines Cubism and Ingrid in his painting.
     
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    1. EK pass 1 test 10: solutions to open exchanged stock market= Optmark (pros and cons)

    2. EK pass 2 test 10: prostitutes rely on pimp: delusionary due to hope of stable life and traumatic childhood= seek for stable male figure

    3. “Evangelical Republicans” JW: President Reagan = controlled by Evangelical Christians

    4. EK pass 3 test 10: people reading = focus on specific traits

    5. EK pass 4 test 10: Koran = god; people cannot publicly criticize the traditional misinterpretation of the text due to fear
     
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    1) Evangelical Republicans
    MIP: religious groups able to influence Republican party

    2) Darwin Innovation
    MIP: NS = creative evo + NS = not creative for dissenter

    3) Artifacts
    MIP: Native Ameri mad about sale + no legal action can be done

    4) Pochohantas
    MIP: Indians helped brit + goodwill diminished

    5) Howard Zinn
    MIP: Zinn = hero + only partially responsible for radical history
     
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    1. Primate tool use: JW

    Tool usage for food = ancestry passdown

    2. New deal consumption: JW

    Consumption change in New Deal and Depression

    3. Early man’s food:JW

    Early man = scavenger

    4. Botticelli’s mystic nativity: JW

    Bont’s painting is not following Savon’s

    5. Princess Magaret’s manner: JW

    Princess Marg= rude; royal = bad
     
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    1. Power of religion: JW

    Religion= supernatural, gift to community

    2. Picasso and Ingres :JW

    Picasso+ Ingres = new + old; cubism

    3. Sibling relationship : JW

    Birth order = role, parental attention

    4. Cultural boundaries: JW

    Cultural vs ethnic boundary

    5. Rewriting American history: JW

    Origin assessed by literacy level
     
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    1. The origins of knowledge and imagination: JW

    Sight evolution of human= superior

    2. American culture and morality: JW

    Current morale vs past; shift

    3. The world of wrestling: JW

    Wrestling= see, excessive public scene

    4. The best is yet to come: JW

    Optimal: not easily found; network

    5. Darwin innovation: JW

    Darwin=Natural selection= create, positive
     
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    1. Evangelical republicans: JW

    Reegan supported by religious evangelists

    2. Heroism of vision: JW

    Photography= see, knowledge

    3. Speaking in tongues: JW

    Translation= difficult but needed

    4. The nature of mass demonstration: JW

    Demo function : symbolic

    5. The detection model of recognition using know and remember judgment: JW

    Model: detection theory: recognition vs remember
     
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    1. Trouble with oil: JW

    High oil price hurts consumer and producer

    2. Living in a rational society: Khan

    Rationalization lacks in economy

    3. The happy American: Khan


    American not happy; + thinking= good

    4. Seeing colors through Homer’s eye: Khan

    Gladstone on Homer’s few color words

    5. Physical education through the UK: Khan

    PE should be optional, little benefitremember
     
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    1. EK pass 5 test 10: shorted lived program teaching black kids to use the standard English due to debate about ebonics = primary language

    2. EK pass 6 test 10: standard for tolerable crime= intrinsic based on the controllable factor of the executer (controllable action = intolerable)

    3. “Trouble with oil” JW: high priced oil harm producers -> solutions: need to diversify sourcesy of revenues

    4. EK pass 7 test 10: negative tone about fluoride= prevents decay but dangerous and no health value, yet supported by gov and science people.

    5. EK pass 1 test 11: success of video games depend on their software update, renewal and marketing strategies
     
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    1. Small Business Management, 6th ed. TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 1
    MIP - public sale placement = easy + more regulation

    2. The Dragons of Eden - Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 2
    MIP - what is sleep good for?, sleep info = limited

    3. The Problems of Philosophy, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 3
    MIP - author talks about the link between knowledge, intellect, and contemplation

    4. The Chemical Feast, The Center for the Study of Responsive Law, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 4
    MIP - FDA ignored cyclamate test results

    5. Deschooling Society, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 5
    MIP - equal obligatory schooling = economically unfeasible + polarizing
     
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    1. A Shorter History of Science, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 6
    MIP - universe = natural

    2. The Copernican Revolution, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 7
    MIP - Aristotle's worldview = requires change

    3. The Position of Poverty, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 9
    MIP - Position on poverty has changed due to economics and community

    4. JW Daily - Nietzsche's Concepts
    MIP - concepts made by subtracting individuality

    5. JW Daily - Messiaen's Faith
    MIP - Messiaen highlights faith in composition
     
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    1. JW Daily - Milton's Quiet Nativity Ode
    MIP - painting pleasing because of familiarity

    2. JW Daily - Our Soccer, Ourselves
    MIP - sports fandom reveals identity

    3. JW Daily - Violence Towards Siblings
    MIP - increased violence exposure = increased aggression

    4. JW Daily - Primate Tool Use
    MIP - Primates used tools

    5. Vital Lies, Simple Truths: The Psychology of Self Deception, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 10
    MIP - author discusses feedback loop in relation to sensory, long-term memory, and awareness to determine meanings, knowledge, and understanding
     
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    1. The Cult of Multiculturalism, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 11
    MIP - multicultural hardliners = one blended culture = bad

    2. Essays: On Experience, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 12
    MIP - author discusses flaws w/ laws and judges

    3. A History of Hispanic Theatre in the United States: Origins to 1940, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 13
    MIP - author discusses changes in Hispanic theatrics during the Depression

    4. Understanding Movies, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 14
    MIP - Kracauer = against any distortions of the natural (CW), Kracauer = underestimates non-realistic movie reception (CW)

    5. TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 15 (no title given)
    MIP - social inadequacies that contribute to teen births
     
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    1. The Closing of the American Mind, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 16
    MIP - American greatness despite difference and diversity

    2. Logic and Contemporary Rhetoric: The Use of Reason in Everyday Life (4th. ed.), TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 17
    MIP - difference between inductive and deductive reasoning

    3. "The Father's Friend-Returning to the Tuareg as an 'elder'," in AnthropologyToday, Vol. 16#4, TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 18
    MIP - decline of traditional Tuareg principles in transition

    4. JW Daily - New Deal Consumption
    MIP - cutting wages w/ overproduction = downturn economically

    5. JW Daily - Early Man's Food
    MIP - cut marks indicate humans were scavengers
     
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    1. JW Daily - Botticelli's Mystic Nativity
    MIP - Botticelli's painting not like Savonarola's, he just changes

    2. JW Daily - Princess Margaret's Manners
    MIP - royalty = rude to others

    3. JW Daily - Power to Religion
    MIP - religion > science in man's view

    4. JW Daily - Picasso and Ingres
    MIP - Picasso moves towards Ingres and away from Cubism

    5. JW Daily - Sibling Relationships
    MIP - competition and Darwinian view (Sulloway), birth order determines familial personality
     
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    1. JW Daily - Cultural Boundaries
    MIP - cultural differences create ethnic differences

    2. JW Daily - Darwin's Innovation
    MIP - natural selection acts as a force for change

    3. JW Daily -Evangelical Republicans
    MIP - Evangelical views influenced Reagan's positions

    4. JW Daily - Trouble With Oil
    MIP - declining sources = countries must diversify

    5. JW Daily - Scientists and Journalists
    MIP - comms must improve between scientists and journalists to understand events
     
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    1. TPR MCAT CARS Workbook Passage 19 (no title given)
    MIP - black and African art = spiritual

    2. "Placebo Cures for the Incurable," Journal of Irreproducible Results, TPR Practice Test 1
    MIP - faith corresponds with drug cure + placebo efficiency

    3. "'Value Yourself' from Atlas Shrugged," in Philosophy and Contemporary Issues (4th. ed.), TPR Practice Test 1
    MIP - good morals = advocate for the good of others

    4. "The Romantics Were Prompted" in Possibilities I, TPR Practice Test 1
    MIP - freedom from security and familiarity = transcendent

    5. "A New Urban Ecology," in American Scientist, Vol. 88 #5, TPR Practice Test 1
    MIP - urban ecosystem measured traditionally
     
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    1. Get thee to a Punnery: An Anthology of Intentional Assaults Upon the English Language, TPR Practice Test 1
    MIP - pun bashed, criticism may be admiration

    2. Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose, TPR Practice Test 1
    MIP - fiction = concrete

    3. TPR Practice Test 1 - Passage 7 (no title given)
    MIP - Great Depression = changed thinking + Democrats to power

    4. Cultural Literacy, TPR Practice Test 1
    MIP - skills = depend on previous schemata's

    5. TPR Practice Test 1 - Passage 9 (no title given)
    MIP - health food = misleading = cannot define
     
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    1. AAMC CARS Practice - Passage 3 Vol I
    MIP - science and literature = overlap

    2. AAMC CARS Practice - Passage 13 Vol I
    MIP - sports blend religion and politics

    3. AAMC CARS Practice - Passage 4 Vol II
    MIP - agrarian myth obsolete by commercial agriculture

    4. AAMC CARS Practice - Passage 5 Vol II
    MIP - soft path = hindered by government + solar power

    5. AAMC CARS Practice - Passage 12 Vol II
    MIP - mythology = naive
     
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    Rise of the Intelligent authors (Philosophy now): machines=better fact analysis and can be better writer in the future.
    when comes nihilism, the uncanniest of all guests: metis=important knowledge gained from experience
    what know-it-alls don't know, or the illusion of competence (Aeon): important to be not fooled by illusion of confidence
    martin luther and me (boston review): Martin luther's passion was misunderstood
    rethinking infidelity (Tablet): Perel wrote about uncomfortable topics
     
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    economics + business (jw): BFDC+BAE+gov=important for economic analysis
    experimental fiction's world (jw): experimental novel=boring+not educational; suspense=educate+serious
    stoner's success (jw): concepts, activity, language=metaphorically structured
    grammar in language acquisition (jw): not much input in adult language leaners, instead grammar is important
    public mental health failures (jw): RCTs=bad in psychiatry research; research>GP patient care
     
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    1. EK pass 2 test 11: no cure, no single definition for stuttering; debate b/t psychological cause vs physiological cause

    2. “Scientists and media” JW: communication b/t them= vital -> need to learn about each other’s language and knowledge

    3. “Ignorant critics” JW: critics= pretending not to understand authors’ work = not good

    4. EK pass 3 test 11: Bill gate’s tip on how to have discipline and sense of reality while still in high school; public high schools= mediocrity for all

    5. EK pass 4 test 11: Martial art style and method of teaching= should change to adapt to be able to defend in modern society
     
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    1. JW Trouble with Oil

    MIP: High oil prices hurt both producers and oil firms. The oil market needs to be diversified.

    2. JW Scientists and Journalist

    MI: Scientists need to interact with media

    3. JW Ignorant Critics

    MIP: Critics use ignorance to look confident and ignore the author.

    4. JW Modern Innovation

    MIP: science is important in the modern world even though rulers use it to create weapons against their enemies.

    5. JW Physics Art

    MIP: Nature has the symmetrical structure.
     
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    ethical parenting (jw): parenthood can't be moral
    american art (JW): american art=identity=globalized
    baby hitler (JW): history could have been worse without hitler
    great philosophy (jw): great philosophy =/=obscure
    human subjects (jw): clinical research=risky
     
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    academic writing (JW): clear writing=important in academic
    walmart's slide (JW): walmart's crisis followed k's theory
    saving (JW): saving should be just right
    bioethics (JW): bioethic's view=poor (pinker)
    mass psychologenic illness (JW): MPI can affect physical and must be investigated
     
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    1. EK 101 Passages Verbal Reasoning Test 1 Passage 1

    MIP: We cannot decide for those with whom communication is barred.

    2. EK 101 Passages Verbal Reasoning Test 1 Passage 2

    MIP: America created the Declaration to get a help from allies in a battle against the British Empire.

    3. EK 101 Passages Verbal Reasoning Test 1 Passage 3

    MIP: Legalizing marijuana leads to damage to users and society.

    4. EK 101 Passages Verbal Reasoning Test 1 Passage 4

    MIP: New York state saving plan is not effective, and NY’s hospital cost is not big.

    5. EK 101 Passages Verbal Reasoning Test 1 Passage 5

    MIP: judicial system = divided.
     
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    1. Scientists and journalist: JW

    MIP: scientists and journalist must communicate

    2. Men want beauty, and women want wealth, and unscientific tosh

    Mating preference= gender equality, not biological mechanism

    3. What thin people don’t understand about dieting

    Genetics and physiological changes= harder to diet

    4. What psychiatrists have to say about holiday blue

    Holiday blue causes and treatment

    5. A sacred light in the darkness: winter solstice illumination at Spanish missions

    Solar illumination in church and catholic impact
     
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    1. Ignorant critics: JW

    Critic’s job= understand work, not play dumb

    2. Turner’s late painting: JW

    Turner’s painting of stories= metaphor

    3. A homage to Mickey Mouse: JW

    Baby appearance=human like

    4. Egypt. Tusnia, and the failure of neoclassical economic theory: JW

    GDP and well being are differerent. No regime if no middle class

    5. Toy: JW

    Toy= adult’s life= user, not creator
     
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    1. Stravinsky’s Funeral Song: JW

    Strav’s music influenced by Wagner

    2. Class size and student achievement: JW

    Class size& other factors = learn

    3. Autonomy and liberalism in a multicultural society: JW

    Cultural differences need multiculturalism-Rawl

    4. The politics of Coubert: JW

    Coubert’s paintings influenced by socialism

    5. The two approaches of life: JW

    Human nature= hard to study
     
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    1. What is poetry about: JW

    Poetry= understand the strange and familiar

    2. Disliking modern music: JW

    Classical and modern music can blend together

    3. The flavor revolutionary: Aeon:

    Food flavor= important for health benefit

    4. Thinking big about boundaries of science: Alan Lightman

    Vienna circle gathered brightest in science

    5. The benefit of a university education: Economist

    Uni education= important in UK; growing
     
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    1. Uber shareholders including Kalanick loosen grip with sales of stock: NY Times

    Stockholders sell share= high value

    2. Fashion and magic: JW

    Fashion = magic. Magazine made it real

    3. Searching for a self-loathing woman writer: Hazlift

    Women: no great art bc of social institutions

    4. Borne back into the past: commonweal magazine

    Brown wrote about Fitzg= inaccurate

    5. The anti-bamboozler: the weekly standard

    Mecken= numerous writing, published by Joshi
     
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    1. EK pass 5 test 11: strategies on how to prevent and reduce the sustaining of negative emotions (such as anger)

    2. EK pass 6 test 11: physicists’ mistake= not taking their numbers too seriously; numbers = real world aside from their beauty (ex: divac)

    3. “Disliking modern music” JW: classical music bores concert goers -> need to connect with other genres; different causes to the boredom

    4. “Turner’s late painting” JW: Turner’s painting = not free, reinterprets the traditional things-myth, politics

    5. “Fashion and magic” JW: fashion = magic through language + fashion itself -> make it real and widespread
     
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    1. EK pass 7 test 11: increasing power of granting to recipients by establishing criteria to avoid misuse

    2. EK pass 1 test 12: negative about illegal pirate CDs, but understand the reason why due to expensive CDs by artists

    3. EK pass 2 test 12: power for a country= army, not about people’s benefits

    4. EK pass 3 test 12: the Ching dynasty collapse due to lavish emperors’ spending, no tax revenues, high tax, embezzlement

    5. EK pass 4 test 12: King Morverich= leader of Attilea and makes sure his people don’t follow Roman’s way
     

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