1. Katz states that “beauty – or the lack of it – influences a person’s entire life. The halo and the horn effect comes into play beginning with birth and continues throughout the various stages of life.” Do you agree? If yes, why? If no, why not?
2. The uses of poverty – Gans. The main point in this article is that the poor are present in society because they perform valuable functions for society. The eradication of poverty would require that we find alternatives to each of the functions that the poor perform for society. Evaluate the alternatives that Gans discusses. What alternatives would you add?
Each of your answers should be around 300 words for a total of approximately 600 words.