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|Read the following passage,
in which philosopher Robert Fulghum makes a claim about morality:
All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate-school mountain, but there in the sandpile at Sunday School. These are the things I learned:Step 1: Fulghum claims that the moral principles one learns in kindergarten are sufficient guidelines for adult behavior. What is your opinion?
Step 2: How did you go about formulating your opinion of Fulghum's claim?
•When we agree or disagree with an idea or position, we explain to our listener or reader how and why our ideas are the same as or different from the ideas of others.
Have you received an assignment that calls for you to agree or disagree with a stated position? Do Your Own is a section that can help you get started. We also have some samples of CUNY assignments that ask students to agree or disagree.
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