Class Notes (1,100,000)
CA (630,000)
York (40,000)
MODR (500)
MODR 1760 (100)
Lecture 8

MODR 1760 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Syphilis, Sexual Addiction

Modes Of Reasoning
Course Code
MODR 1760
Hilary Davis

This preview shows pages 1-2. to view the full 6 pages of the document.
Passage Analysis 05/01/2012 12:22:00 PM
Passage D Example
1. The Main Conclusion
Identify the main conclusion of the passage
o Pornography must be eliminated.
2. Your Question of Concept
Formulate two conceptual questions with which the passage is
The questions must use four different concepts in total (Example:
porn, victim of porn, disease, and help)
o Does pornography cause harm?
o Is pornography a disease?
o Is pornography infectious?
o Does pornography harm an individuals moral fibres?
o Does pornography create profit?
o Does pornography affect character?
o Can a victim of porn be helped?
3. Conceptual Analysis
Model Child who has been introduced to pornography
A child can be helped because they have not yet been corrupted by
over exposure to porn.
Victim of Porn
Is usually narrow
Usually unaware of the
issue at hand
are usually naïve about
what they are watching
is usually corrupted
after experiencing it for
the first time
Can become addicted
Is usually beneficial to
the individual
Is generally geared
toward someone with a
Can be in the form of
emotional, spiritual,
physical, and mental
Can be geared toward
more than one individual
Can be given in the form
a favour
Contrary Elderly individual

Only pages 1-2 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

An elderly individual can not be helped because they have been
exposed to porn to such a degree that they become dependent on
Victim of Porn
Can watch porn so
much that it cannot be
Have easy access to
Have difficulty stopping
because of this easy
Can be traumatized
Can be isolated
Does not always have to
solve a problem
Is subjective
Does not always have
good intentions
Can lead to a bottomless
Is usually a act of
Borderline Sexual Addict
A sexual addict can be helped because they have a disease in which
they must watch porn and this disease can be cured through
psychological examination/rehabilitation. However, they may
relapse and not get better.
Victim of Porn
Do not believe they
have a problem
Can be helped through
intense psychological
Can be rehabilitated
Needs to be
quarantined so that
porn is no longer
accessible to them
Can be given in a
traumatizing manner
Can be useless
Can be misleading
Can be directed to
certain people or groups
Model Respondent Counsellor
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version