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  • Is Homosexuality Genetic? - A combination of genetic and environmental factors could explain how homosexuality manifests. The sexually antagonistic selection theory can solve the paradox of how homosexuality survives natural selection.

    Homosexuality: Is There a Gay Gene?

    Homosexuality: Is There a Gay Gene?

    by Thomas Swan21

  • 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

  • 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 Goodman13

  • Some Christians believe that if donations are made to religious causes God will reward the donor with wealth, health, and happiness. There are several people ready and willing to encourage folk in that belief and relieve themselves of the burden of extra wealth.

    The False Hope of the Prosperity Gospel

    The False Hope of the Prosperity Gospel

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • 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

  • 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

  • The hippie movement was a catalyst for a great deal of change. What came of these changes and is there a lasting effect today? What came of the hippies themselves?

    What Happened to the Hippies?

    What Happened to the Hippies?

    by Tracy Lynn Conway42

  • Six ideas to help end homelessness and an invitation to share your solutions to the problem of so many Americans being homeless. So many are veterans, children, elders, and disabled people.

    Solutions to the Problem of Homelessness

    Solutions to the Problem of Homelessness

    by Kylyssa Shay32

  • 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

  • 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 Shay66

  • Recently a New York Times editor asked if it was a reporter's job to challenge dubious assertions made by newsmakers they write about. You mean they don't already? Eegads -- silly man, the answer is YES.

    What has Happened to Truth in Journalism?

    What has Happened to Truth in Journalism?

    by lmmartin39

  • This article summarizes the various reported incidents of human trafficking in the contemporary world. The story also provides contacts for organizations involved in the fight against human trafficking.

    12 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

    12 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

    by Kelley16

  • Information about white servals, where they currently reside, how they were produced and the controversy about their owners.

    Can You Buy A White Serval?

    Can You Buy A White Serval?

    by Melissa A Smith9

  • 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

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  • A listing of ways just one person can help protect endangered species. Learn ways you can help by starting right in your own backyard or make a difference for animals around the world!

    Ways YOU Can Help Protect Endangered Species

    Ways YOU Can Help Protect Endangered Species

    by Melanie Shebel55

  • Imagine if all the oil yet to be extracted from the ground suddenly disappeared, never to reappear again. How would we cope without the raw material that made the modern world possible. Would be able to find a suitable alternative fuel. Part one looks at what an oil-less world would like during the first year.

    A World Without Oil: The Aftermath

    A World Without Oil: The Aftermath

    by James Kenny31

  • 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

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  • With our modern technology, we are inundated with various devices and systems that help make our lives easier. But is our need for convenience damaging our natural abilities and skills?

    Automated Restrooms and the Downfall of Society

    Automated Restrooms and the Downfall of Society

    by Lauren Flauding12

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Townsend20

  • 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

  • Even as society becomes more accepting of the LGBT+ people, bi erasure and biphobia are rampant within the LGBT+ community. It is time for the LGBT+ community to put an end to discrimination within itself.

    Bi Erasure and Biphobia Within the LGBT+ Community

    Bi Erasure and Biphobia Within the LGBT+ Community

    by Jennifer Wilber0

  • 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

  • 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 Goodpal110

  • 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

  • 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

  • One of the most significant controversies which has emerged in education has to do with cell phones. More specifically…should cell phones be allowed in school? There are pros and cons to both sides.

    Should Cell Phones Be Allowed in School?

    Should Cell Phones Be Allowed in School?

    by Leonard Tillerman5

  • Highlighting differences between UK and USA housing, to show some of the social and cultural differences between Britain and American homes; based on my personal knowledge and perceptions of America.

    Comparison of British and American Housing

    Comparison of British and American Housing

    by Arthur Russ15

  • Thirty years after the institution of affirmative action policies, it remains a significant argument: has affirmative action achieved integration and equality so that it is unnecessary to continue it into the 21st century? The answer, unfortunately, is not a simple “yes” or “no.”

    Affirmative Action:  Is it Still Necessary in the 21st Century?

    Affirmative Action: Is it Still Necessary in the 21st Century?

    by Liza Treadwell Esq aka Liza Lugo JD18

  • Ninety percent of all babies with Down Syndrome are aborted. One reason this statistic is so high is because of the medical community's negative spin on down syndrome.

    Aborting Down Syndrome Babies

    Aborting Down Syndrome Babies

    by Cari Jean196

  • 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 DK396

  • 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

  • This article explores what drives both sides of the gun control issue. It gives statistics and the gun psychology for both conservatives and liberals and how and why they feel gun control is either a burden or a necessity.

    Why Are Some Gun Owners Against Reasonable Gun Control?

    Why Are Some Gun Owners Against Reasonable Gun Control?

    by Mike Russo55

  • 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

  • Opinions matter, especially since this agenda is being promoted by the United Nations which clearly expects the idea to have international appeal. Learn about the CEDAW treaty and share your opinion.

    What Do You Think About Gender Sensitization?

    What Do You Think About Gender Sensitization?

    by Dora Weithers50

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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  • This article delves into the idea that maybe eating meat is not unethical (depending on the situation), but the processing the meat goes through is, since it employs disreputable methods such as keeping the livestock in small spaces and not allowing the animals to be free at all.

    Is Eating Meat Obsolete?

    Is Eating Meat Obsolete?

    by Cara Savoy1

  • 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

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  • In a democracy like the United States, privacy does not truly exist anymore due to our willingness to give away personal information through social media, the distribution and eventual misuse of this data, and the clandestine surveillance of the government through our use of technology.

    Influence of Surveillance on the Privacy of Citizens

    Influence of Surveillance on the Privacy of Citizens

    by Cara Savoy1

  • The technological revolution of recent years has brought with it many positives, but also quite a few negatives. I look at the advantages and disadvantages of technology.

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology

    by Paul Goodman8

  • On June 20, 2018, Woolworths Supermarkets will stop issuing single-use plastic shopping bags. Coles Supermarkets - Australia's largest private employer - will follow suit on July 1. Are the retail arch rivals really concerned about the planet; or just their profit?

    The Great Plastic Shopping Bag Swindle

    The Great Plastic Shopping Bag Swindle

    by Pip Stone4

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