- Animal Rights Protests
Animal Rights Protests
Over the past fifteen years a powerfully charged drama has
unfolded in New York's Broadway venues and spread to the opera houses
and ballet productions of major cities across the country. Its
characters include angry college students, aging rock stars,
flamboyant B-movie queens, society matrons, and sophisticated fashion
designers. You can't buy tickets for this production, but you might
catch a glimpse of it while driving in Bethesda on particular S...
Many people may never experience what it is like to be abused, or to feel
hatred for a parent, but in Bastard Out Of Carolina, the reader gets to relive
what it is like to be abused through the eyes of a child. This engrossing and
wonderfully written story will open your eyes to the reality of child abuse.
The story is told through the eyes of Ruth Anne Boatwright, a child brought
into the world with an unknown father and a mother who struggled to bring
her up properly ...
- Cloning: Why We Shouldnt Be Against It
Cloning: Why we shouldn't be against it
You have been told that you are unique. The belief that there is no one else like you in the whole world made you feel special and proud. This belief may not be true in the future.
The world was stunned by the news in late February 1997 that a British embryologist named Ian Wilmut and his research team had successfully cloned a lamb named Dolly from an adult sheep. Dolly was created by replacing the DNA of one sheep's egg with the DNA of another sheep's...
- Death Penalty: Just Or Injust
Death Penalty: Just or Injust
The most severe of all sentences: that of death. Also known as the death penalty, capital punishment this is the most severe form of corporal punishment as it is requires law enforcement officers to kill the offender. It has been banned in many countries, in the United States, an earlier move to eliminate capital punishment has now been reversed and more and more states are resorting to capital punishment for serious offenses such as mur...
- Death For Your Country
Death for Your Country
Is it glorious to die for your country?.... This question has
been posed to many young people about to embark on war although the
answer has usually been 'yes' in response to their country due mainly
to the fact that the government instills it in the people of the
country to support one's country and one way is to send young abled
bodied men into the army. If you were one individual that was not in
favour of fighting for your country you would surely...
- Animal Rights - Do We Really Love Our Animals?
Animal Rights - Do We Really Love Our Animals?
Do you consider yourself a pet lover? Do you love animals in general? Can you imagine yourself as a little boy in a trailer far away from the depths of socialization? Once upon a time there was this boy, and this boy had a friend. No matter how hard times got he had Bo. The boy was incredibly happy because he had always dreamed of having a dog like that, a companion. Then your friend dies and you are left standing. Can you imagine the pain?
- Animal Rights - Cause For Vegetarianism
Animal Rights - Cause for Vegetarianism
The choice of eating meat or not has been a debated issue for a continued number of years. There have long since been two sides: the proponents and opponents of meat consumption. More and more debates of its value and effect on the world have risen. Many claim it is wrong, while others think of it as a needed pleasure.
Today, a greater percentage of the population eats meat. Only a few individuals seek the alternative route. Yet, there has been a steady...
Alcoholism is a disease of epidemic proportions, affecting 9.3 to 10 million Americans, and many professionals
believe the figures are closer to 20 million (Weddle and Wishon). Alcoholism is a "physiological or physiological
dependence on alcohol characterized by the alcoholic’s inability to control the start or termination of his
drinking"(Encyclopedia Britannica 210). It consists of frequent and recurring consumption of alcohol to an extent
that causes continued harm t...
- Pornography Debate
Suppose one accepts MacKinnon and Dworkin's suggested
statutory definition of pornography. How does one who
generally accepts MacKinnon and Dworkin's views on the
pervasively harmful effect of pornography, and who accepts a need
for legal redress of the harms perpetrated by pornography, deal
with pornographic material?
The ordinance proposed by MacKinnon and Dworkin would deal
with such material by enacting legislation which gives people
- Computer Literacy
What are the costs of computer literacy? Some people argue that there are no such costs, but I believe there are a few which may be relevant. Does computer literacy affect the way we communicate, and if so, is this necessarily a bad thing? What is our future, as computer literacy becomes a necessity? What are the personal, financial, and social costs, as computer literacy becomes a necessity?
According to Webster's New World dictionary, literacy is defined as the ability to r...
- “TV Made Me Do It!”
“TV Made Me Do It!”
Has our nation been deceived by the media? Has the media sent forth an era that it is all right to define what was considered “old fashion values?” Values are defined by the Webster’s Dictionary as,
beliefs or ideas.
Violence on TV affects how children view themselves, their world,and other people. In fact, experts warn that viewing violence can have
lifelong harmful effects on children’s health. By the time children
complete school, the averag...
- Affirmative Action
Although many people believe that affirmative Action is a form of racism, it is actually used to help minorities find employment in an otherwise racist world.
“In the United States, equality is a recurring theme. It has flared into a fervent moral issue at crucial stages of American history: The revolutionary and Jacksonian Period, and the New Deal. In each era, the legitimacy of American society is challenged by some set of people unhappy with the degree ...
Suicide is a significant cause of death in many western countries. Attempts at suicide, and suicidal
thoughts or feelings are usually a sign indicating that a person is not coping, often as a result of some event
or series of events that they personally find prostrating traumatic or distressing. Most people who attempt
suicide are confused about whether or not they want to die. They usually are desperate to find a way to
remove or stop emotional pain. A suicide attempt i...
- Subliminal Advertising
Throughout mass media there are illegal messages that still appear, such images are also known as Subliminal Advertising. Though illegal, such incidences can never be tried nor taken to a court of law. It is highly impossible and unlikely to notice these messages. However, they are triggered by the subconscience and send neural messages to your brain that you are unaware of, thus making it hard to notice when you are seeing these things. They are illegal because it was be...
- Speed Limit
Cause and Effect Second Rewrite Picture yourself in my shoes. I'm cruising down the Montana intrastate system. Being young and stupid I am going at the unreasonably fast speed of just over 80mph. I am on a road that I travel around five times a month. I know the road well, and I feel safe at 80 mph. I have no fears, even if I do see a cop. I wouldn't get pulled over because there is no speed limit*. I coolly glance in my rear view mirror to see a car quickly approaching me. Then bef...