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    (Original post by mikesgt2)
    Oh... thanks, I value your opinion. However, I had a Harvard lecturer complement me on the standard of the essays I sent off to Oxford which are on my site. So, they can't be that bad... just not up to your standard... lol
    I'm not trying to be rude for the sake of it or anything. I just genuinely feel they're poorly structured and written, certainly not of an excellent standard. Still, that's just my take on it.
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    (Original post by Babygal)
    I believe that there is another life form out there, for instance roswell 1973 there was somethin definitely goin on der.
    It also proves it in the quran, that god has not only created humans, there are many other life forms out there.
    Again, no proof.
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    (Original post by gemgems89)
    Well, it's creepy. Would you go to Pluto alone? No? Why? Because you fear of some living creature.
    You are thinking on a very small scale. I would doubt there is anything living on Pluto, but there probably are living things somewhere in the universe, which is not confined to our solar system of nine planets.
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    (Original post by MattG)
    im not saying an A grade essay is a good essay. but if there is a quota for what an essay must contain and it does that then isnt it "good" in some respect.
    In a very basic sense yes. But as you know, all A grade essays require nowadays are the inclusion of relevant points; how they are deployed seems to be irrelevant.
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    You are thinking on a very small scale. I would doubt there is anything living on Pluto, but there probably are living things somewhere in the universe, which is not confined to our solar system of nine planets.
    Yeah, I know. Pluto was just an example.
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    (Original post by gemgems89)
    Well, it's creepy. Would you go to Pluto alone? No? Why? Because you fear of some living creature.

    No, actually cos I fear being frozen on Pluto! I don't think there's life there. But I DO think the probability of life elsewhere in the universe is very high - it would be hugely arrogant to assume Earth is the only planet capable of sustaining life. Even if it's only micro-organisms.
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    (Original post by mikesgt2)
    Oh... thanks, I value your opinion. However, I had a Harvard lecturer complement me on the standard of the essays I sent off to Oxford which are on my site. So, they can't be that bad... just not up to your standard... lol
    Just out of interest, who was this Harvard lecturer, and how did you do in English gcse?
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    (Original post by Seer)
    I don't need to compare them to anything to see they are poorly written. Please don't say that because an essay achieves an 'A' grade it is necessarily good (well, depends on yuor definition of good).
    What is your definition of good? Which essay in particularlar is poor?

    I'm not claiming in the slightest that they are works of genius, I just don't think they are poor and don't take too kindly to somebody I know nothing about telling me so.
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    (Original post by gemgems89)
    Well, it's creepy. Would you go to Pluto alone? No? Why? Because you fear of some living creature.


    Errrr, right. Actually no because I would freeze millions of miles before I reached Pluto and because there is no way I would be able to reach pluto in a lifetime if I set off as soon as I was born.

    Of all the planets you could have chosen to attempt to proove a (poor) point- pluto is undoubtedly the worst and possibly least hospitable of the lot.

    Seers pretty much summed up my point. Thanks.
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    (Original post by Ralfskini)
    Errrr, right. Actually no because I would freeze millions of miles before I reached Pluto and because there is no way I would be able to reach pluto in a lifetime if I set off as soon as I was born.

    Of all the planets you could have chosen to attempt to proove a (poor) point- pluto is undoubtedly the worst and possibly least hospitable of the lot.

    Seers pretty much summed up my point. Thanks.
    Pluto was an example. How about Mars then?
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    (Original post by MadNatSci)
    No, actually cos I fear being frozen on Pluto! I don't think there's life there. But I DO think the probability of life elsewhere in the universe is very high - it would be hugely arrogant to assume Earth is the only planet capable of sustaining life. Even if it's only micro-organisms.
    Yes, somewhere else in the universe. It was rather stupid giving Pluto as an example due to the temperature etc.
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    (Original post by Babygal)
    I believe that there is another life form out there, for instance roswell 1973 there was somethin definitely goin on der.
    It also proves it in the quran, that god has not only created humans, there are many other life forms out there.

    Don't you dare try to offend a scientist by using religious writings as proof of anything, let alone extra terrestrial lifeforms.
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    (Original post by Seer)
    May I just say mike, your A level philosophy essays are very poor
    lol
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    (Original post by mikesgt2)
    What is your definition of good? Which essay in particularlar is poor?

    I'm not claiming in the slightest that they are works of genius, I just don't think they are poor and don't take too kindly to somebody I know nothing about telling me so.
    They aren't poor per se, I'm sure they are good when weighed up against every over philosophy students' work. However, I don't believe they nearly reach Oxbridge standard. (I've just seen much better work, what can I say)

    Also, why are you prepared for people you don't know to complement your work(Harvard bloke) but not to criticize it?
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    (Original post by gemgems89)
    Pluto was an example. How about Mars then?

    There is possibility of life on Mars (incidentally three rovers are being sent to Mars in just a few days in search of signs of life and water, etc) but it is by no means certain.
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    Course there's other life out there. The universe is too big for there not to be. The way I think about it, the Sun is just one star in the whole Milky Way, consisting of billions of stars. Some of these billions of stars are bound to have planets orbiting them, and some of these planets are bound to have life on them. Perhaps better developed than Earth life, perhaps not. But there's got to be more life out there.
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    (Original post by Seer)
    Just out of interest, who was this Harvard lecturer, and how did you do in English gcse?
    Will you give an example of where his English is poor.
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    (Original post by Ralfskini)
    There is possibility of life on Mars (incidentally three rovers are being sent to Mars in just a few days in search of signs of life and water, etc) but it is by no means certain.
    No, nothing is certain unless there's proof. Maybe there will be proof, when the err three rovers get back.
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    (Original post by Seer)
    They aren't poor per se, I'm sure they are good when weighed up against every over philosophy students' work. However, I don't believe they nearly reach Oxbridge standard. (I've just seen much better work, what can I say)

    Also, why are you prepared for people you don't know to complement your work(Harvard bloke) but not to criticize it?
    lol,
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    (Original post by Seer)
    They aren't poor per se, I'm sure they are good when weighed up against every over philosophy students' work. However, I don't believe they nearly reach Oxbridge standard. (I've just seen much better work, what can I say)

    Also, why are you prepared for people you don't know to complement your work(Harvard bloke) but not to criticize it?
    I imagine Mike can take criticism, but yours is neither constructive nor provoked. Nor do you provide examples of how is essays are poor.
 
 
 
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