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  • Many Americans think mental illness is caused by emotional weakness or is all in the sufferer's head. Physical illness is taken seriously, so why don't we take mental illness seriously as well

    Why We Don't Take Mental Disorders Seriously

    Why We Don't Take Mental Disorders Seriously

    by Learn Things Web17

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  • There are some major differences between the churches of yesterday and the churches people attend today. Some of those changes include the music and other activities.

    Today's Churches Are Not Like They Used to Be

    Today's Churches Are Not Like They Used to Be

    by Margaret Minnicks2

  • This article explores the issues regarding the question of whether or not cigarettes should be banned, with themain arguments that are used for and against making cigarettes illegal listed.

    Should Cigarettes Be Banned Completely?

    Should Cigarettes Be Banned Completely?

    by Paul Goodman9

  • Ethics and morality are two different things. A lack of morality may or may not harm some people, but a lack of ethics always will.

    Why Ethics Matter

    Why Ethics Matter

    by Tessa Schlesinger2

  • How can you tell if someone is homeless? There's no sure way but there are a lot of clues that may add up to homelessness when taken together. Knowing them can keep people living on the street safer.

    How to Tell if Someone Might Be Homeless

    How to Tell if Someone Might Be Homeless

    by Kylyssa Shay14

  • It takes more than eating avocado toast and listening to podcasts to connect with the younger generation. Find out which things you're doing and saying that make you seem old and outdated.

    6 Ways to Seem Younger Than You Are

    6 Ways to Seem Younger Than You Are

    by McKenna Meyers10

  • Regardless of the reasons why growing hemp became illegal, there are 1 billion trees cut down each year to make paper. That could be remedied by using hemp instead--if it were legal in all 50 states.

    Hemp VS Trees:  One Billion Reasons To Use Hemp Instead

    Hemp VS Trees: One Billion Reasons To Use Hemp Instead

    by Joel Diffendarfer2

  • Religion in developed countries is declining, but why is it dying out so fast? Read on to find out why 9 countries will soon be comprised entirely of non-believers, and why the rest of the world will soon follow their lead.

    6 Reasons Religion Is Dying

    6 Reasons Religion Is Dying

    by DK395

  • While numerous people have felt deep conflicts between their physiological and psychological structures, gender reassignment has been slow to emerge as a pathway to freedom

    Discussing Transgender Issues in Society

    Discussing Transgender Issues in Society

    by Colleen Swan14

  • There are several deep rooted causes of Indian poverty, some have historical roots and others derive strength from social structure. Lack of effective governance has only sustained Indian poverty.

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    by Goodpal108

  • After watching the documentary film Blackfish, I will never go to SeaWorld again. The film sheds light on the treatment and conditions that orcas must endure while being held captive. Set orcas free!

    Why Killer Whales in Captivity Should Be Set Free

    Why Killer Whales in Captivity Should Be Set Free

    by Michael Kismet5

  • If you're homeless and trying to figure out how to spend a small amount of money to best effect, this list may help. It has also proven useful to charities creating care packages for homeless people.

    What to Buy if You Are Homeless

    What to Buy if You Are Homeless

    by Kylyssa Shay193

  • Last year 63,000 American lives were lost to drug overdoses. Where do these drugs come from? You'd be surprised to learn that some of them may actually have been prescribed to people by their family doctors.

    A Drug Crisis Is Sweeping the Nation

    A Drug Crisis Is Sweeping the Nation

    by Sarah Beth Starkey0

  • Who doesn’t like cute widdle wabbits hoping about the landscape? Twenty-three million Australians for a start.

    Australian Rabbit Plague

    Australian Rabbit Plague

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • With climate change and increase in the use of toxic pesticides, honey bees are disappearing. Colony collapse disorder causing their deaths will affect humans, honey bees vanishing is not a good sign.

    Why Are Honey Bees Dying?

    Why Are Honey Bees Dying?

    by Michael Kismet6

  • There have been five mass extinctions; we are now in the beginning of the sixth mass extinction. How is global warming threatening all life on earth and what can we do about it?

    Global Warming and the Sixth Mass Extinction

    Global Warming and the Sixth Mass Extinction

    by Catherine Giordano38

  • If there had been any doubt before, the recent catastrophe on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico has really driven home the message that drilling for oil is a messy and risky business. Consequently, decisions are now being made that affect the future of offshore oil drilling. But how risky is it really? Should we stop offshore drilling?

    The Environmental Impacts of Offshore Oil Drilling

    The Environmental Impacts of Offshore Oil Drilling

    by chirls25

  • Some of my opinions as to why so many people in America seem to have no empathy for homeless people despite being mere paychecks away from the circumstance themselves.

    Why Do People Fear and Hate the Homeless?

    Why Do People Fear and Hate the Homeless?

    by Kylyssa Shay63

  • Some semesters back, the Honors Program at the George Washington University in Washington, DC held a symposium on religion and conflict in the 21st century.  In this symposium, we heard from several speakers, then broke into case study groups in...

    A Simple Solution to Religious Conflict

    A Simple Solution to Religious Conflict

    by Simone Haruko Smith5

  • When it comes sustainability in our world, we need to be concerned about three key areas. The important concepts of environmental, economic, and social sustainability form a basis from which good decisions and actions can be made. Here, I will discuss the three spheres of sustainability and how these interrelated concepts ultimately effect you and society as a whole.

    The Environmental, Economic, and Social Components of Sustainability

    The Environmental, Economic, and Social Components of Sustainability

    by CWanamaker15

  • Arguments for Gun Control – International murder rates and crime rates show why arguments against gun control are difficult to support. A novel use of statistics is employed to extract the key gun control argument.

    Arguments for Gun Control

    Arguments for Gun Control

    by Thomas Swan56

  • Have you wondered why people living on the street don't just get jobs and stop being homeless? Learn some of the barriers to employment they must overcome and share your solutions in the comments.

    Why Don't Homeless People Just Get Jobs?

    Why Don't Homeless People Just Get Jobs?

    by Kylyssa Shay134

  • One of the world’s oldest tax havens is Monaco, described by writer W. Somerset Maugham as a “Sunny place for shady people.” Now, the world has 50 or 60 places where people can hide money

    How the Rich Hide their Money from Tax Collectors

    How the Rich Hide their Money from Tax Collectors

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • Hostility and contempt towards women, or belief in their inborn inferiority, has pervaded religious and political ideology. Many women believe the fight continues to obtain equality and respect

    Quotes About Misogyny

    Quotes About Misogyny

    by Colleen Swan16

  • Is there a God? Atheism argues there’s no scientific proof that God exists. In reality, atheists willfully blind themselves to a profusion of compelling evidence that God does exist.

    Atheists Disregard Scientific Evidence of God

    Atheists Disregard Scientific Evidence of God

    by Ronald E Franklin131

  • Political correctness is a contentious issue in American culture. It is, at the same time, a reminder of the U.S.' despicable racism, and the desire to transcend this country's odious unjust past.

    In Defense of Political Correctness

    In Defense of Political Correctness

    by Duane Townsend18

  • A positive attitude is contagious and so is a negative one. How is social media affecting you? Whether or not you agree with most social media posts they all tend to have the potential to cause stress. Propaganda can affect your emotions, mood, and behaviour.

    When Social Media Makes You Crazy

    When Social Media Makes You Crazy

    by Lorelei Cohen4

  • Have you ever wondered why people become homeless? This article explains just a few of the most common causes of home loss for people living in the United States. Some of them may surprise you.

    Some Reasons People Become Homeless

    Some Reasons People Become Homeless

    by Kylyssa Shay144

  • Religion has its good points, but does it do more harm than good? This essay does a cost-benefit analysis and discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly of religion in modern times.

    Does Religion Do More Harm Than Good?

    Does Religion Do More Harm Than Good?

    by Catherine Giordano132

  • Without change, our dependence on petroleum and coal for power could someday lead to society's demise. But why wait for the inevitable when we can enact change now? With a multitude of viable energy sources at our finger tips, we are on the brink of a paradigm shift. Here are nine sources of renewable energy that could potentially change how we power our future.

    Nine Ways to Generate Electricity from Renewable Sources

    Nine Ways to Generate Electricity from Renewable Sources

    by CWanamaker20

  • We can create happy neighborhoods, beginning with personal effort to become good neighbors. The following habits form the foundation for good next door neighbors.

    Six Habits of Good Next Door Neighbors

    Six Habits of Good Next Door Neighbors

    by Dora Weithers56

  • What can be done to change people's minds about tossing trash in the streets or industrial waste in our rivers? We can start by looking at our own behavior and asking ourselves some key questions.

    Ways to Prevent Water Pollution

    Ways to Prevent Water Pollution

    by watergeek5

  • In the late 1970s, the population of China was approaching one billion so the government decided to take action to slow down the growth rate. The policy has delivered mixed results.

    China’s Population Policy

    China’s Population Policy

    by Rupert Taylor1

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  • Our education system is outdated for many reasons. One huge issue is the subject of tenure. The practice allows incompetent teachers to continue doing a hideous job and get paid for it.

    Toss Tenure

    Toss Tenure

    by breakfastpop30

  • Although the debate over whether cannabis should be legal has gone on for decades, the intensity has increased in recent years. This article lists the pros and cons of legalization.

    The Pros and Cons of Legalizing Cannabis

    The Pros and Cons of Legalizing Cannabis

    by Paul Goodman11

  • I am not a celebrity. I am simply a writer with my own ideas, opinions and creative pursuits. Behind my words, you cannot see me, except for a small profile picture in the corner of the screen. If you saw me in the street, you would not recognise...

    The Media's Obsession With Celebrities: Fame's Negative Side

    The Media's Obsession With Celebrities: Fame's Negative Side

    by Polly C6

  • This article summarizes the history and misdeeds of the Mexican drug cartels. The scope of this international problem is discussed as well, emphasizing its impact on the United States, perhaps the only country powerful enough to stop them.

    What Should I Know About Mexico’s Drug Cartels?

    What Should I Know About Mexico’s Drug Cartels?

    by Kelley167

  • Modern farming methods rely heavily on the European Honey Bee for pollination, but the honey bee population is in peril and the cause of the problem is not well understood. Modern farming methods do not currently support adequate pollination by native species of bees.

    What Is Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It?

    What Is Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It?

    by Sherry Hewins36

  • Wild tigers are critically endangered, there is now more captive tigers than there are wild tigers. If we do not act soon, it is very likely that wild tigers will become extinct dying off in the wild.

    Endangered Wild Tigers Likely to Become Extinct

    Endangered Wild Tigers Likely to Become Extinct

    by Michael Kismet5

  • This is basically my breakup letter to feminism. For many years, I was a feminist, but not a radical one. But radicals took over, sanity has left the building, and I am not a feminist anymore.

    Feminist Beliefs I No Longer Agree With

    Feminist Beliefs I No Longer Agree With

    by Rachael Lefler106

  • Guaranteed basic income for all is not a Utopian fantasy. The idea has been around since Thomas Paine and the American Revolution, an idea endorsed by left and right economists and philosophers.

    Guaranteed Basic Income - Now is the Time

    Guaranteed Basic Income - Now is the Time

    by Duane Townsend11

  • Many people already realize the importance that recycling has on our society and way of life. However, if you still need more convincing, here are five big reasons why you need to start recycling today.

    Top Five Reasons Why You Need to Recycle

    Top Five Reasons Why You Need to Recycle

    by CWanamaker13

  • Chocolate bars have a dark, often untold story of human trafficking and child slavery. Cocoa plantations on the Ivory Coast use unpaid child labor to harvest the cocoa beans, often employing tactics such as physical abuse by overseers on plantations in West Africa.

    Chocolate Slavery: Slave Labor in the Cocoa Industry

    Chocolate Slavery: Slave Labor in the Cocoa Industry

    by Leah Lefler102

  • Human services professionals are faced with a barrage of dynamics in the helping field, and often times those dynamics can be a source of internal dilemma for the helping professional. When tasked with the burden of guiding clients, how far is too far in injecting personal biases and ideas?

    The Right to Love: A Case for Ethics

    The Right to Love: A Case for Ethics

    by Tina Haynes0

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