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People's attitudes are determined more by their immediate situation or surroundings than by society as a whole. Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position


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By gre13 - Posted on 10 September 2012

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People's attitudes are determined more by their immediate situation or surroundings than by society as a whole. Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider ways in which the statement might or might not hold true and explain how these considerations shape your position.

“Everyone must make an effort in helping France to get out of the crisis!” urged F. Hollande, the French president, in order to justify his policy of implementing a 75 percent tax on those with incomes above one million euros per annum. Who would disagree with this appeal to solidarity? I guess even the rich would feel some patriotism and would be willing to improve their country’s situation somehow. Nevertheless, as it actually comes to paying the taxes, many forget this praiseworthy attitude and try to escape the taxes by demanding, for example, a second nationality in Belgium. Are people’s attitudes more determined by their immediate situation or surroundings than by societ ...

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can we use the 1st and 2nd person pronoun in essay?????plz reply....

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