Internet Argument Analysis: Believing and Doubting Assignment

1. Select one of the following topics. Research it on the Internet. (You may prefer to use the following websites as a starting point, or just select from the list of topics. You may choose to narrow the list down to five or six topics.)
2. Then, locate at least two sites that support the topic, and argue in its favor.
3. Locate at least two sites that argue against it.
4. Summarize the information into two paragraphs; one paragraph listing the support and the other listing the reasons that argue against it. Which one was more convincing to you, and why?
Adapted from: Bean, John (1998). Engaging Ideas