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By taking poor notes In any research assignment, there is a possibility that students can accidentally plagiarize. While the intent in this situation is far different from students who deliberately mislead and try to pass other's work as their own, many schools and publications treat it just as seriously, which can lead to disciplinary hearings and other actions. Fortunately, with some planning and proper note taking, accidental plagiarism can easily be avoided. Read more on how to better plan and incorporate sources into your paper.

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Paraphrasing is an intimidating thing to master when it comes to writing essays. Though there are many situations where a direct quote is useful, an essay that quotes too heavily or has too little original writing not only shows little mastery of the subject, but also does a poor job at conveying information from disparate sources.

As such, it’s important to master paraphrasing as it is a way to share the ideas and knowledge of others while still speaking in your voice. Read more to learn how to paraphrase and how to be a better writer and communicator.

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Zombies are Nietzsche's abyss. They are the Last Men. They are the antithesis of his heroic, creative übermensch. They are parasite nihilists which would expand their numbers exponentially until, having consumed all resources (that is, people), they would slowly decay, rotting away into putrid nothingness.

That is something you do not want to be. Keep that image in your mind. You do not want to be a putrid nothing.

Plagiarism is intellectual zombism. When you're asked to write a paper or story, you're asked to be a creative hero from the Nietzschean perspective. Writing something truly creative and meaningful makes you more of an übermensch. Taking from others, stealing their ideas and claiming them as your own, makes you an existentialist villain, a zombie of the mind (rather than the braaiiiiiinnn).

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