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"The Plains" is a good Conservation Center +7

Background, Context, and Assumptions
Links:

  1. https://www.facebook.com/plainscenter
  2. http://www.plainscenter.org/
  3. We need conservation centers
  4. The state should pay for conservation centers.
  5. The state should have conversations centers near major towns? Perhaps not. They keep rattle snakes, which is OK I guess. But deer are not endangered. In fact, sense we killed off wovles their are probably too many of them. I guess it is good for for people who live in cities to see them, but they also get hit by cars a lot. When you put conservation centers in places where cities are trying to grow, you are forcing people to drive further. Sure, you could develop more densely, but your not so your only options for a particular piece of land is subdivision nearer the city, or on the other side of the conservation center, and their is an argument to be said to move all the "conversations centers" further away from the cities... But, I guess people need parks and stuff, and public spaces...

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  1. They have Prairy Dogs
  2. They have snakes
  3. They have an old fashioned play ground, with a giant sand box.
  4. They have over 5 miles of hiking trails.
  5. They have a visitor center with live animal displays and interactive exhibits
  6. They have a 1837 Cheyenne Indian camp
  7. They have a replica 1887 sod homestead with soddies, one-room schoolhouse, workshop with blacksmith forge, and farm animals.

Score:
# of reasons to agree: +3
# of reasons to disagree: -3
# of reasons to agree with reasons to agree: +0
# of reasons to agree with reasons to disagree: -0
Total Idea Score: +0

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Blog Explanation
Besides just trying to come up with a list of reasons to agree or disagree, I am trying to promote an algorithm, that counts these reasons and gives each conclusion a score based on the number of reasons to agree compared to the number of reasons to disagree. However, because each reason (or argument) that supports a conclusion will not be just as valid as the other arguments, I think an algorithm should be made that also judges REASONS or arguments based on the number of REASONS that agree or disagree with them...

This blog is trying to use this format of outlining arguments and sub arguments.

Below is my score, so far, for the above belief. The score is based on arguments that I have come up with so far. But I need your help. I can't brainstorm all the reasons to agree or disagree with an argument by myself. And the number of arguments that agree or disagree with a conclusion will affect the overall score.  

East Quincy Highlands (EQH), a subdivision in Aurora Colorado, is a great place to live, and is about the best it could be. +8

Background, Context, and Assumptions
A subdivision is a good place to live if it: has good schools, offers good houses for the price, is safe, and is close to things you want to go to.

Links:
  1. https://www.facebook.com/groups/eastquincyhighlands/ 
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Best reasons to agree: +4
  1. East Quincy Highlands has good schools. It is part of the Cherry Creek, School District No. 5, which scores a 7 out of 10 on the Great Schools ranking. A 7 is about perfect. It is good enough to give your kids a great education, but not so nice that it will allow the culture of the school to be over-run by spoiled rotten little entitled brats. 
  2. The houses are pretty new, pretty big and pretty nice. Of course they get better (for the same price) the further east you go, and you can't get much further east. If you hate traffic, it is probably better to go east than North or South, because there are big cities up there full of people who want to drive to Denver, and it is desirable to live along the front range, if you like skiing, hiking, and stuff.  Going east is good, if you want to trade recreational location for commute location... There were some similar commute times up north, but who wants to drive past a refinery and Commerce City and a Dog Food Factory (no kidding) on the way to work? If your job moves, or your wife wants to get a job is she going to work in Commerce City Co as a pimp, prostitute, or drug dealer? No, I'm just joking. West Minster and Thornton have some nice areas, but no big tall buildings you are likely to want to work in. EQH is about the same distance to downtown as similar priced homes up north, but you are much closer to the Tech Center. 
  3. EQH is less than a mile from the Plains Conservation Center, which is pretty cool (+7).
  4. Although the city does not provide awesome parks, they do provide pretty good schools, that the community can use a bit, which is pretty cool.
  1. It is about 1 hour and 10 minutes from EQH to the clock tower down town Denver, if you drive to 9-mile, and catch the train. The train's don't care about people who have to live a long ways away, and unlike Chicago and other cities, the transit authority does not have any "express trains" that start in the suburbs and go straight down town. I know they want to reward those who live close, but couldn't they just have one? That would save energy by not having to use the breaks all the time, and would make the train less crowded for those who are close.
  2. It is not as "safe" as it could be. There are no speed bumps, and the little soccer moms come cruising through the streets at about 90 mph in the land behemoths. Also, although it has good side walks, it would be cooler if people traffic was routed through walking paths away from the road... There are a few of these routs, and it is probably too late to change, but it is is what it is. Also, my kids buss is 1/3 of a mile away. Sure, the buss is great, but couldn't it make one or two stops, so they don't have to walk so far? 
  3. EQH is close to a dump, which isn't the best. It doesn't ever smell, but I believe it is a super-fund sight with the federal government cleaning up the ground water. Its probably better than living close to a refinery, coal factory, but it isn't that great.
Score:
# of reasons to agree: +4
# of reasons to disagree: -3
# of reasons to agree with reasons to agree: +0
# of reasons to agree with reasons to disagree: -0
Total Idea Score: +0

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Blog Explanation
Besides just trying to come up with a list of reasons to agree or disagree, I am trying to promote an algorithm, that counts these reasons and gives each conclusion a score based on the number of reasons to agree compared to the number of reasons to disagree. However, because each reason (or argument) that supports a conclusion will not be just as valid as the other arguments, I think an algorithm should be made that also judges REASONS or arguments based on the number of REASONS that agree or disagree with them...

This blog is trying to use this format of outlining arguments and sub arguments.

Below is my score, so far, for the above belief. The score is based on arguments that I have come up with so far. But I need your help. I can't brainstorm all the reasons to agree or disagree with an argument by myself. And the number of arguments that agree or disagree with a conclusion will affect the overall score.  

Chuck norris is the toughest man on earth

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  1. None yet found by our supercomputers and team of scientist. 

People are naturally good

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People risk their own safety to help complete strangers.
 
Some kids do not take naturally to violent traditions.



People that agree: +
People that disagree: -
  1. Communist. Karl Marx assumed that once communist got to power, they would look out for the needs of the poor. Unfortunately in the Soviet Union, the communist lived like kings, and poor people had enough to live on, but they had no freedom, or motivation to work. 
  1. The founding fathers. The founding fathers knew, from looking at history, that people tend to seek power. As this happens, they expand the power that an office holds (for instance king). These keeps happening until people are slaves of the king. That is why they created separation of powers, so that each branch of government could "check" or limit the power of the other branch of Government. The founding fathers also did not like government to have too much democracy, because they felt that common people were too swayed by emotion, or crowds. That is why members of the senate were originally appointed by each state's representatives. 
  2. The guy who wrote Lord of the Flies.
  3. Police: they see too much stuff.
  4. Judges.
  5. Lawyers
  6. They guy who said, power corrupts and ultimate power corrupts ultimately. 
  7. Prison Guards
  8. Victims of crime. 

You should be careful around fire

You should keep bat houses around your house.


  1. Bats eat hundreds or thousands of mosquitoes every day
  1. Bat poop is disease ridden.
  2. If you put out bat houses to attract bats to your neighborhood, they will get into your or your neighbor's attick. You don't want bats getting into your attick having babies messing up your insulation, and making bigger holes into the attick. 
Bats eat thousands of mosquitoes

Mountains are cool


  1. Mountains allow you easy access to the potential energy of gravity, which allows you to mountain bike, ski, or river kayak fast. These are good ways to exercise, and they don't require loud motors. 
  2. Mountains let you see things that are a long ways away. 
  3. Mountains allow you to see and think about the true history of the earth, and the incredible power that caused them.. Looking at mountains lets you to see through time. 
  1. Motors allow you to go fast without mountains. The wind gives you access to potential energy, on a large lake or ocean, which also allows you to go fast. 
  2. Tall building let you see a long way.

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Denver is a better place to live than Chicago

Best reasons to agree: +5
  1. Denver has a better climate than Chicago
  2. Denver is closer to cooler stuff than Chicago
    1. Reasons to agree: +2
      1. Denver is close to the Rocky mountains, which is cool for camping. 
      2. Denver is closer to national parks (Yellowstone, and Glacier) than Chicago
      3. It is easier to go water skiing, mountain biking, rock climbing in Denver than Chicago. If you like skiing, Denver is one of the best places in the USA to live.
    2. Reasons to disagree:
      1. Big deal. Denver has the mountains. Chicago has the great lakes. You can go trout fishing in Denver, but you can go deep-lake fishing, or big lake sailing in Chicago. The lake is just as pretty as the mountains. 
      2. Chicago has better museums, cultural exhibits, and attractions than Denver +3
  3. Denver has better air quality and water quality than cities like Chicago.
  4. There is a lot of good low cost parking down town Denver.
  5. Denver has good Public Transportation
Best reasons to disagree: -4
  1. The rent is "too damn high". Home prices have sky rocketed. I hope we are not in another bubble. 
  2. It is very confusing to get used to driving in down town Denver. 
    1. Some of the City lines up with the river, some of it lines up with North South 
  3. By preventing growth, government officials artificially keep housing prices too high. This might feel like it is good for current home owners, but it makes people spend too much money on housing. Also, when high density development is prevented from being built relatively close to the city, it forces people to drive longer commutes. This results in more smog, CO2, and poor life stiles for those who commute. 
  4. It is very strange that the light rail system only goes south and one line goes west... Why such segregation and preferential treatment? Why wouldn't the city treat down town as the center, and try to grow equally in all directions? 
  5. There are too many drug addicts, and alcoholics peeing in the streets and bothering people in Denver.
    1. My mother in law was yelled at by a homeless person the very first time she visited Denver. She was scared. 
    2. The girls that work in my office don't like to come down town at night because of them. They have all had homeless people follow, and yell at them. They all have horror stories from friends who have had worse things happen to them. 
    3. Young girls feel safe in down town Chicago, in the loop, walking around at 2am in the morning. There is no place in Denver that feels as safe as the shopping areas of Chicago at any time of the day, let alone at 2am in the morning. Denver could improve the way they deal with their homeless. 
    4. Many women and children don't feel safe downtown Denver when their almost a hundred dirty mentally ill people just standing around all the time near the homeless shelter that is located right in the center of a city that you want people to feel safe in. You see these dirty smelly people everywhere. I saw a sign yesterday that said: Cash, Grass, or Ass. I did not know homeless people were allowed to ask for sex or drugs, but there are kids around, and it makes me sick. 
  6. People in Denver think their city is better than any other city, and that, by extension, they are better than people who live in other places. They make self righteous videos about their mountains. They don't have enough self awareness or geographical information to realize that other places also have mountains. They make reverential movies about their sports teams, which is pretty pathetic, unless of course you are from here... which in that case, these are the best sports teams ever... 
Score:
# of reasons to agree: +5
# of reasons to disagree: -6
# of reasons to agree with reasons to agree: +3
# of reasons to agree with reasons to disagree: -1
Total Idea Score: +2

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  1. Groupism, local pride, regionalism
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Songs that agree: +
  1. Rocky Mountain High by John Denver
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For us, Denver is closer to family, so it is better.

People from Denver love Denver.
I don't think anyone should feel like they are better than other people, because they live in a better place. Some times you meet people from a place they think is great, and they act like they are better than you because they are from that place. Every place has some good and bad, and just because you live in a good place does not make you better than other people.

They often have these bumper stickers that have the Denver Mountains Skyline, with words that say "Native". You don't know why people put these stickers on their cars, but you assume most of them think they are somehow better because they were born here. They don't like the new people moving into their town.

As someone who has just moved here, this rubs me a bit wrong. I like Denver. It has a good job which brought me here. It is closer to my family in Boise than Salt Lake. It also seems like it has some other cool stuff. I guess you can cheer for the home team, but don't go to far. I propose that there is nothing in Denver that you can't find equally as good in other cities, and that the combination of things in Denver, is not that much better than other cities. US News, CNN Money, and other places rank cities by crime, economy, cultural events, housing, and transportation. Talking to people in Denver you would think that Denver is at the top of every single of these lists. Denver is not on the Top 10 of US News.  Forbes Ranks Denver Metro #5, which is pretty good, for doing business. But they rank Provo Utah as number #1, so can we take that list seriously?

Denver might have a hard time comparing to Oregon, San Francisco, Boston, New York, or Houston, depending on what you wanted. There are parts of Denver that are better than all of these cities, but all of these cities has aspects that are better than Denver. It just depends on what you are looking for. But people from Denver should not feel self righteous, because there are lots of other great places to live.

      Independence Plaza in Denver is a great place to work

      Best reasons to agree: +

      1. It close to 16th street mall
      2. It offers good views of the city
        1. Reasons to disagree
          1. The view to the south west is blocked by the Westin
      Best reasons to disagree: -
      Score:
      # of reasons to agree: +1
      # of reasons to disagree: -0
      # of reasons to agree with reasons to agree: +0
      # of reasons to agree with reasons to disagree: -0
      Total Idea Score: +0

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       A view to the South West from the 16th floor.


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          Chicago has better public art than Denver (-2.5)

          Best reasons to agree: +5

          1. Chicago has the cloud gate which a giant mirror type reflective culture that is sort of in the shape of a bean, but underneath it does weird mirror reflections... It lets you take cool pictures of yourself with the Chicago Sky line.
          2. Chicago has a frank gehry pavilion  right in the middle of down town.
          3. Chicago has a giant Picasso.
          4. Chicago has a river that goes through it.
          5. Chicago has more cool buildings, and more interesting architecture. 
          1. Denver has a blue bear that looks in a window for some reason.
          2. Denver has murals, but to be fair they are mostly commercial in nature, promoting the building they are painted in.

          Score:
          # of reasons to agree: +0
          # of reasons to disagree: -1
          # of reasons to agree with reasons to agree: +0
          # of reasons to agree with reasons to disagree: -3/2 = -1.5
          Total Idea Score: -2.5

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          Best webpages that agree: +
          1. This link shows all the public art in the Chicago loop. There are also links for public art in the Chicago southwest, near south side, south east side, and north side
          2. The Chicago Public Art Program's website. 


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          This picture is typical of the murals that you see in down town Denver. It is OK, but doesn't really compare to the art you see in Chicago. Its fine that Denver couldn't afford a large Picasso sculture, but if you want to see famous, or renowned public art, you should go to Chicago, not Denver. 
          They have similar cows in every big city that get painted for that city for some reaosn
          Kind of a Mexican Gang flavored public art. 

          There is a lot of dumb graffiti in Denver. 

          Best reasons to agree: +



          Background Context and Assumptions
          Government shouldn't spend money on Public Art. 
          Best reasons to agree: +5

          1. This is just taking money from the poor and middle class to support the interest of the Rich. 
          2. If people want art in their lives they can buy it themselves. When government subsidizes art they have to make choices. The people making these choices are experts who are trying to make decisions for the public. They invariably look down on the public, because in general the public is not interested in spending much money on original art. 

              Denver has good Public Transportation

              Best reasons to agree: +3
              1. Denver has a good bike system, with bike lanes, and bikes you can borrow. +1-1=0
                1. Reasons to Agree +1
                  1. This image is proof that Denver has a "borrow a bike system"
                2. Reasons to disagree:
                  1. Every big city has public bike rentals, and the Denver ones are too expensive
              2. There is a lot of good low cost parking down town Denver, which is cool. 
              3. Denver has a good bus system +0
                1. Reasons to Agree
                  1. The hybrid electric buses are cool.  
                2. Reasons to disagree
                  1. The buses that let more than one person out at a time are cool.
                  2. The Denver bus and train stops could easily be improved.
                    1. Reasons to agree:
                      1. Going to Denver buss stop is a free learn to smoke clinic. I'm surprised that they are not directly sponsored by Marlboro cigarettes.
                      2. I have been riding the train for about a year. I have been checked for a train ticket 3 times. When you don't check for train tickets, you get a lot of homeless people riding the trains. For this to work as a reason to support the belief that the trains should be improved, you have to first assume that they should be improved for those who are not homeless, and that the trains should not be free. Lets assume that we believe the trains should be payed for by those people that ride them, and that there should not be exceptions for the homeless. Lets assume that we all agree that the homeless are a subgroup of the very poor that are too poor to keep it together even a little bit, because most anyone should be able to keep it together for enough to live on government assistance with a little bit of help, and all those people who have mental health problems so bad that they can't keep it that much together, should be assisted in a facility where there needs should be met, and they shouldn't be riding public transportation as a way to pass the time, unless they have somewhere important to go, between care facilities, but even then people should probably be supervising them. I have only seen people having to talk a crazy drunk and high person 3 times in the last 9 months of riding the train, but that is too many times. 
                    2. Reasons to disagree:
                      1. The convention center train stop is nice
                        1. Reasons to agree: +1
                          1. See the photos below, showing that the Convention Center train stop is pretty nice, has nice view, low ratio of homeless people, etc.


              Best reasons to disagree: -
              1. The outdoor mall on 16th street seems like sort of a bad idea. You have to get off your bike when your bike lane crosses it. But that is only because their are a lot of pedestrians going the other way, which is a good thing. 
                1. Reasons to Disagree
                  1. The lengths of 16th street mall are long enough that the buses are nice.
                2. Homeless people make the 16th street outdoor mall feel less safe.
                  1. Outdoor malls in the suburbs, that are too far to walk to, are more resistant to the homeless. You have only two choices Denver: 1) Make a space welcoming to the homeless or 2) Make a space welcoming to Women and Children. You can't have it both ways. If you want to be welcoming to the homeless, you shouldn't do it in the middle of your city.
              2. Denver could be more accommodating of pedestrians and bicyclist. 
                1. Reasons to Agree
              Score:
              # of reasons to agree: +1
              # of reasons to disagree: -2
              # of reasons to agree with reasons to agree: +0
              # of reasons to agree with reasons to disagree: -3/2=-1.5
              Total Idea Score: +-2.5

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              Best webpages that agree: +
              1. http://www.rtd-denver.com/    Good info, but biased
              2. https://www.facebook.com/RideRTD  Good info, less controlled
                                                                                                    
              Interest of those who agree: +
              1. Promoting Denver, if they like it.
              2. Patting themselves on the back, if they work for RTD
              Interest of those who disagree: -
              1. Criticizing Denver, if they don't like it.
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

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                  There is a lot of good low cost parking down town Denver, which is cool



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                   $5/day, $10 evenings
                  It is very hard to find $4 parking in Chicago (except for the $1/hr at Northerly Island)

                  Best reasons to agree: +
                  1. It shouldn't cost you tons to just get to a city. Until public transportation is much better, cities that don't want to exclude young or middle class individuals, should try to make parking affordable. 
                  Best reasons to disagree: -

                  Score:
                  # of reasons to agree: +1
                  # of reasons to disagree: -0
                  # of reasons to agree with reasons to agree: +0
                  # of reasons to agree with reasons to disagree: -0
                  Total Idea Score: +1

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                  Interest of those who agree: +
                  1. Saving money, getting around, and figuring out a town, without having a very specific plan, and needing the flexibility of a car.
                  Interest of those who disagree: -

                  1. Not paying for parking.
                  2. Not having to deal with a lot of other cars down town.
                                                                                                        

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                  1.   Parking is Hell

                  Denver's weather is *better than Chicago's +3

                  Background, Context, and Assumptions

                  *Better will be different to different people. You can see my assumptions below. Obviously, employment opportunities, cultural events, and other opportunities are better in Chicago. But if your just a kids and don't care about anything in the summer time, but having nice weather to ride your bike around in, consider the discussion points below.

                  Best reasons to agree: +5
                  1. The comfort index (with higher numbers being better) is 68 in Boise, 57 in Denver, but only 47 in Chicago. 
                    1. I attribute that to how windy it is in the winter, and how the humidity will really get you in the summer, which everyone knows, but also gets you (I assert) in the winter. Places that get lots of rain are nice to look at in the summer, with all the green plants, but they aren't as comfortable outside if your kids just want to be outside doing stuff... 
                  2. Chicago has 189 sunny days, Boise Idaho has 206, only 17 more than Chicago. 
                    1. While Denver has 246. The average in the USA is 205, but 17 days a year is 1/2 a month each year of sunny weather... 
                  3. Boise only has 11.7" of rain, but Chicago has 35.9" of rain, or 3.1 tunes the amount of rain of Boise. 
                    1. Of course if you are a farmer you might like the rain. However, if you have a back yard and are a kid, usually rain is not so great. Especially if your parents don't have a concrete floor that can be hosed off periodically. Denver gets 12.6".
                  4. Chicago gets 27.5". Boise gets about 70% as much with 19.5". Denver gets 54".
                    1.   will say less is better. Especially because Boise is in the foothills and is much closer to world class skiing, snow mobiling, and anything that might make snow good. Boise does get enough to let you go sledding once a year, and gets many feet of snow in the mountains. 
                  5. The Average high in July in Chicago is 83 and 90 in Boise. 86 in Denver. But it is a dry heat, and because of the high elevation it gets much cooler at night time, which makes sleeping comfortable. Megan hates (I think) summers in Chicago. Average January low is 22 in Boise and 18 in Chicago. So I guess Boise is 7 degrees hotter in summer and 4 degrees hotter in winter. Denver actually has a higher temperature in the Winter than Chicago, which surprises my friends from Chicago. 
                  6. The springs are so rainy and short that you can't really enjoy them... It seems that you go strait from bitter cold to unbearable heat... The spring time is very painful, because you are dying to get outside after a long winter, but it is soo freakin rainy... No I'm not just talking about a little Seattle drizzle... it is a freakin torrential downpour. Rivers over-run their bounds, peoples basements get flooded... that just doesn't happen in Boise... Maybe it is because Lucky Peak dam stops the river from flooding. Maybe people in Boise are just smarter, and don't build their homes in flood planes, but every spring you hear about homes around the Chicago area getting flooded, so that the 1st level is almost completely under water. Maybe I just didn't pay attention when I was a kid, but I don't think that hardly ever happens in Idaho. Flash floods can kill campers who are near creeks... at least in the scouts that was a fear, but the girl who cleans my teeth's parents and aunt had their house totally covered with water with the stop sign out in-front of their street totally submerged... 

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                  1. Sure, if you live somewhere that gets lots of rain, you might get flooding. However, if you live in the West, your whole state might burn down each summer. So pick your poison: too much or not enough rain.
                  2. Denver get more snow than Chicago, which can be bad for traffic, but is good for skiing and sledding and stuff. 
                  3. Because Chicago gets more rain, you see less places that are just left to go to weeds in Chicago. Everything is green, and generally people mow their grass in Chicago. In Denver, people don't water that grass, it dies, goes to weeds, and sometimes looks crappier than Chicago. 
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                  # of reasons to disagree: -3
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                  Dan Price is a good artistic role model +1


                  1. Cameras can re-create images perfectly. Photo-realism can be achieved with very little money. 
                  2. Its cool how Dan writes stuff with images. 
                  1. Dan Price draws things he sees. Everyone's life is important. It is important to value your life, and to really look at the stuff around you. Sketching it force you to really see it, but sometimes art should do more... you can say important, powerful things visually... You can create something that makes people think, and act differently. Dan does this, but maybe it is more important to focus on doing a few really awesome paintings, or creations, instead of a exploring a whole bunch of new places... Its not like their is a right or a wrong... Every artist should do what their attention to detail, and boredom push them to do, but you shouldn't do all your art like Dan's. 

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                  The Chicago Botanic Garden is a good place to take your kids +2

                  Best reasons to agree: +4
                  1.  You can take pictures of your kids in a pretty places. For the cost of going to a professional studio, your kids can walk around and you can take pictures of them.
                  2. You can people watch at the gardens, which you can't do in the wilderness. 
                  3. You can get gardening ideas, and find plants you want in your yard at the botanic garden.
                  4. They have paths, which is good if you have kids in strollers. 
                  1. You can walk around and look at nature for free.
                  2. You don't have to be around people if you just go out into nature. 
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                  Going to the zoo is worth your families time and money +0

                  Reasons to Agree: +3
                  1. It is worth it to have animals be part of your life
                  2. You should take your kids outside where they can walk around, see different people, and explore their surroundings. Kids get to see all different types of people at the zoo.
                  3. You should teach your kids about Animals. Kids learn about Animals by going to the zoo. You can't learn to appreciate animals unless you see them. When kids learn about animals, they learn about biology which may result in medical interest. Medical interest can result in an interest in many different jobs, from pharmacy to being a doctor. Learning about animals also teaches about geography. At least it did for our kid, as he learned what animals lived where. 
                  Reasons to disagree: -2
                  1. Usually people don't spend much time studying animals at the zoo. People tend to look at the animal, watch it for a few minutes, and move on... 
                  2. Kids will learn more about animals by having a pet than going to a zoo. Letting your kids have a pet teaches your kids. Having a long time responsibility for an animal can teach you a lot. 
                  3. Kids are taught that animal rights can be ignored when going to the zoo.

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                  # of reasons to disagree: -3
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                  # of reasons to agree with reasons to disagree: -0
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                  1. Kids can have authentic experiences with animals at zoos.
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