Family Power and Authority Influences Introduce Topic Essay

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FAMILY POWER AND AUTHORITY INFLUENCES Introduce topic Introduce speakers DEE What affirmative views topic Brad make opposing views. Declares debate open AFFIRMATIVE VIEW OPPOSING VIEW Give equal time members opposing team Facilitate discussion Dee rebuttal Dan ( affirmative rebuttal) Dan rebuttal Dee ( Negative rebuttal) Dee summary (restate proposition significant argument favor change) Dan summary (restate proposition significant argument favor change) (PLS ADDRESS ONLY THE DEE PORTION AND INTRODUCTION -- the AFFIRMATIVE AND REBUTTAL PORTION OF DEE BASED ON SCENERIO BELOWAND MORE IF YOU COULD ADD SPICE TO IT, THANKS)…THE TOPIC IS ABOUT ISLAMIC OR MUSLIM FAMILY WITH CULTURAL DILEMMA.


Ladies and Gentlemen,

We live in a world that is nowadays prone to injustice, social inequality, and cultural discrepancies. Today's debate deals precisely with this type of reality: the reality of a family that was defined by a particular cultural background and has been shaped by another cultural environment. We are going to debate on the right choice a Muslim woman is to make between upholding tradition and saving her life. My colleague and I will each in our turn try to argue different points. While my colleague argues that the patriarchal Muslim family has supremacy over other adopted cultures, I will argue that the right of a woman to make a choice between life and possible death is a right that should be uphold regardless of culture or family type.

Sabeen, 45, Islamic woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and the options for her are reduced to surgery.
The dilemma is between what type of surgery: lumpectomy or mastectomy. You are all aware of the differences between the two. Yet, for those of you unfamiliar with the terms, lumpectomy implies removal of only the breast lump and a surrounding margin of normal tissue. Radiation therapy is usually given after a lumpectomy. If adjuvant chemotherapy is to be given as well, radiation is usually delayed until the chemotherapy is completed. Mastectomy requires the removal of the entire breast. Sometimes both breasts are removed (a double mastectomy), often as preventive surgery in women at very high risk for breast cancer. Most women, if they are hospitalized, can go home the next day. This is the most common type of mastectomy used to treat breast cancer.

The dilemma is on whether to obey her husband who wants her to do a lumpectomy or to listen to doctors and her daughter who strongly advise on the double….....

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