ENGL004 University of California Importance of Social Forgetting Essay

English 4

Essay # 2 Prompt

1000-word minimum

125 points

Please write an essay in response to the questions below. Remember to answer the first question fully.Then present a thesis that directly answers the second question. Then use three detailed examples to support your thesis.

According to Jeffrey Rosen in “The Importance of ‘Societal Forgetting,’” what is the value of societal forgetting? Do you believe that employers, universities, and other institutions should consider the past behavior of job applicants as revealed by social media or online searches when making hiring decisions? Support your opinion using three specific, well-developed examples from your own personal experience, observation, or reading (not including Rosen’s essay).