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Reading Comprehension - Worked Examples

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Main point | Law passage | Cosmic Justice

Reading Comprehension - Worked Examples

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which one of the following pairs of titles would be most appropriate for passage a and passage B respectively this is a main idea question sometimes you'll see main idea questions that are in the form of what would be a great title for these passages over this singular passage so it helps here to have an idea of what the main idea of each of those passages was before we look at those choices if you remember from the passage passage a is about defining souls conception of what cosmic justice is and basically saying that look we don't know enough in order to be omniscient being so we should not try to render cosmic justice and passage B was so all talking about the differences between traditional justice and cosmic justice being that traditional justice is all about the Justice wrapped into the process being fair so that's really what we're looking for here so let's look at the choices hey cosmic justice meets human limitations indepen looks pretty good and causes v title would be fairness process here we have the process then vs. cosmic fairness so this was the traditional and cosmic was opposing the traditional any is looking really good so choice B souls theory of justice yes that still works for you know passage a the key to deterrence that's not the main idea of passage B so that is LEM right see Just Desserts presumably meaning like you get what you deserve and again that isn't about you know the human you know inability to be omniscient so I'd say that's wrong for passage a so we can just move on D a critique of soul well no I wouldn't say the passage a critique soul doesn't find you know pick fault with souls theory it just helps to explain what civil theory is and what his idea of cosmic justice is so that's not right so we can move on e the impossibility of achieving cosmic justice okay that works for passage a okay so what about passage be fair trials versus justice as impartial process fair trials is you know part of b-but are they against justice as an impartial process those aren't against each other so that's so he's wrong and D&C ruled out just from the first title we'd like to look at the second title on a is clearly our best answer