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.
More and more people are choosing cremation over burial for several reasons. There are many people who are against cremation because they say it is not biblical. However, the Bible is silent when it comes to the subject of cremation.
Everything I was being taught in dental school about fluoride was wrong. To my horror, it was all quite the opposite. I made it my goal to find out why..
The economic hardships; unemployment, substandard housing, homelessness and inferior education can be devastating to Paradise.
Every time you swipe your EDD debit card, you are giving Bank of America money. Don't allow BofA to capitalize on your misfortune.
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.
India as a country is very misunderstood. There is a deep seated hatred that the world doesn't know about. India is inherently racist and this article will tell you why and how.
Materialism is consuming society at a rate never experienced before. What does this mean for our future?
I. INTRODUCTION The late 1960’s and early 1970’s were a revolutionary time for the role of government and the protection of the natural environment. For perhaps the first time in the nation’s history, the general public became aware and...
We use a huge amount of plastic today. Most of it takes a very long time to degrade and can harm marine life. Some bacteria may be able to break down plastic.
Bullied children across America suffer needlessly. The number and severity of attacks by bullies continue to increase exponentially with the availability of social media sites and texting capabilities. States, desperate to get a handle on it, impose fines or jail parents of bullies. Is this fair?
“I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.” – Rebecca West, feminist journalist Feminism means...
A random act of kindness helps someone else and may encourage them to be kind to another person in turn. Here are fifty-two ways to help others every day.
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
The middle class has been difficult to define because there isn't a universal definition of middle class. The middle class has only been identified basing upon an income range while taking to valuable consideration the poverty line of a country and...
Discover or re-discover wax paper in place of plastic wrap. More uses for wax paper and cutting out the use of plastics. Encouragement to help conserve and protect our environment. Another way to go green is with wax paper.
There is a lot of noise and misinformation in the debate regarding what is causing global temperatures to rise. The ice age cycle holds the key to understanding what is causing global warming.
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.
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.
More and more people are leaving the church that they once were actively involved in. This article provides some reasons that active members are leaving the church.
Some of the arguments for and against funding a national space program with examples of some of the ways space exploration benefits us everyday.
The computer revolution that began in the second half of the twentieth century has brought many benefits, but also some downsides. I look at the advantages and disadvantages of the internet.
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.
Cost containment, contradiction of the Hippocratic oath, and the line between "unbearable and unfortunate" are all issues involved in determining one's opinion on human euthanasia.
Native ladybird species are decling in North America; while, invasive species of the luck bugs are thriving in their new land of plenty. What does this mean for our already shaky winged pollinator ecosystem? More importantly, is there anything that can be done about the lost ladybugs?
This article suggests a list of the 15 most polluted rivers in the world. Included in the story are what countries are doing to cleanse these filthy waterways.
Poverty kills more people every year than any other cause and contributes to even more deaths. Why doesn't anybody care?
Information on the social-ecological perspective and how it can be used to help children, young people and families who are experiencing poverty.
This article shows the different sources and effects of each of the nine major air pollutants. You will also learn the causes of air pollution, the two principal classifications of air pollutants and a brief narrative about the "The Great Smog of London."
There is a distracting and controversial practice in some churches where people go up to the altar and lay money at a pastor's feet while he is preaching. Some churches favor the practice, while others frown upon it.
Free college, retirement, and numerous certifications are all perks of being a Texas Volunteer Firefighter. However, many firefighters are unaware these benefits exist.
Should people have the right to die? Euthanasia is a hotly debated topic. In my euthanasia pros and cons, I have attempted to summarise the main arguments for and against.
Welcome the world of the "lifelong customer" where babies are taught from infancy to memorize brand logos and jingles. Do any of us stand a chance? How did this happen?
Why do homeless people seem to avoid using emergency housing shelters? Here are some of the reasons.
In an age where parents are increasingly shirking their responsibilities in bringing up children, it is the teacher's responsibility to assist in developing the moral values of students.
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?
Scientific revolutions are not a mystery anymore. It is obvious from the past revolutions that there are four critical factors which pave the way for major revolutions in science and technology. These factors were present in the early 1600 and at...
We are social animals and being part of a tribe is essential to our survival, but sometimes the tribal bond can go horribly wrong.
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.
This article gives the essential arguments for and against gun control laws, listing the main pros and cons that people use in the debate.
In this article we take a look at the main advantages and disadvantages of introducing tighter gun control laws.
Many claim homelessness is caused by (and only caused by) making stupid, destructive , and completely avoidable choices. This page examines some of those poor choices. Have you ever made any of them?
What was the Neolithic Revolution? The Neolithic Revolution and how global warming has affected our past. Effects and consequences of global warming for modern civilization.
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.
This article looks at the relative advantages and disadvantages of religion, with a pros and pros and cons list.
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?
Air is an important resource for man and other living beings. This resource is being polluted by harmful activities of man. We must act collectively and individually to control air pollution.
This article uses a radial mapping diagram to connect the major stakeholders who have a vested interest in the outcome of the 2nd Amendment and Gun Control.
Do U Ever Wonder How All "Black" Americans Are Called Black No Matter How Light or White They Look? Well Lets Discuss it shall we
New Zealand, along with Australia, made the rural-urban transition in an extremely short time. As a result, it still faces the challenges and opportunities of cities.
OUR MOTHER EARTH is a home for all beings. She is a living thing. She has provided us with food, water, oxygen, and shelter. But we are destroying forests and wildlife and have polluted the air, water and soil. Now it is time to raise our voices against all injustices done to our Mother Earth.
In 1968, as a response to the Martin Luther King assassination, Jane Elliot did an experiment with her third grade class. In an all white, Christian school in Iowa, she would divide her students by..
This article discusses potential negative effects of social networking. Porter's Five Forces Model is explored as it relates to these effects and recommendations regarding accountability are made.
Living in the Chicago area, public transportation can be a pain in my ... back! With less people riding the buses, fares are increasing, service is poor, and the schedule is a mess. It could be much better if more people rode public transit in place of driving their personal cars to work. But how to accomplish this is an elusive target. So I figured I would put out my ideas to inspire other to take note and help to change the system.
A look at a growing problem in the United States and elsewhere. The homeless are a part of the fabric of this nation and yet what to do about it?
Jordan Peterson, PhD, a respected and brilliant psychologist, philosopher and professor at the University of Toronto, has taken up bill c-16 as the latest target in his crusade against political corre
Cities represent one of the greatest environmental challenges of the 21st century, but they also have an unique opportunity to lead toward more sustainable and efficient future.
The term pollution refers to the act of contaminating ones environment by introducing certain hazardous contaminants that disturb the ecosystem and directly or indirectly affect the living organisms of that ecosystem. Pollution in general is the...
The sad fact is that most Christians are religious retail customers of a ministry brand name. Their gospel message is a product for sale.
This article provides summaries of various internet stories regarding water pollution in the United States. It emphasizes the need for people to reduce their exposure to bad drinking water.
Why do people put down wild animals in captivity while being perfectly fine with domesticated animals in human control? Are domesticated animals really that different from exotic animals?
Recycling is very important, but even better is reusing. Recycling actually uses energy and transport time and fuel to get the items to where they need to go. If you can reuse an item yourself, that's more energy, time and fuel saved, as well as...
The Problem We All Live With done by Norman Perceval Rockwell is arguably the single most important image ever done of an African-American in illustration history. This piece is the most requested work at the Norman Rockwell museum in...
What daily concerns do homeless people face? Homelessness can happen to anyone, so it’s best to be prepared by knowing some survival skills.
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.
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.
Charlie Chaplin was an innovator and a brilliant man whom the United States exiled. Yes, the land of the free, exiled one of the greatest artists of our time. A great comedian, actor, director and writer. He is the author of one of the greatest songs ever written. What you must know IF you are an American, is that we the American people allowed him to be exiled. History repeats itself unless we listen and learn. Learn the facts. Make your own judgement and guard our freedom for the future
Missouri might not be the first State to come to mind when considering where to take a vacation with the family, but it does have the unfortunate distinction of being tops in one category - methamphetamine abuse.
This article examines Catholic schools and the role of a Catholic school teacher in imparting moral values. Our children, as agents of change, can improve society with an outpouring of moral virtues.
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.
This article explores the ethical implications of Samsung's practices through individualist and virtue theorist perspectives.
Have you wondered why people living on the street don't just get jobs and stop being homeless? Learn about homeless employment statistics, the barriers to employment they must overcome, and share your solutions in the comments.
Sadly, echoes of the bitter segregationists are still heard today even among those who seek high office.
Children who were not perfect and considered "feeble-minded" were shut away from society, their families, and everything they knew.
Often lumped together, this article attempts to discern how chewing tobacco and cigarette addictions are different.
The truth of the matter is tobacco kills, but quitting the nasty habit also carries a series of long term side effects. If you don’t like being lied to, this is a must read.
Here are a few ways you may be able to determine if the drug you are about to try is crystal meth. This is basic information, and the smartest thing to do is walk away if you're unsure!!!
The effects of truancy flow like ripples through the life of a child. The effects are typically devastating and irreversible.
There has been much debate in recent years about limiting the freedom of speech. Some argue that so-called "hate speech" is a threat to our society. I believe that trying to stifle it is an even bigger threat.
There are several deep-rooted causes of Indian poverty. Some have historical roots and others derive strength from socio-political structures. Lack of effective governance and corruption has only sustained Indian poverty.
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.
Much have been said about the disadvantages of the K-12 Curriculum in the Philippines. Let's explore its advantages this time in this article.
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
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!
We all want murder rates to come down, but is gun control effective? Statistics and facts on gun crime and gun controls vs crime. You decide.
This hub discusses which kinds of plastics are banned, the solutions offered by the LGU's, the paper versus plastic bag debate, and some more practical solutions to the problem.
Dave Ramsey's simple plan to save money and pay down debt contributes to the tension between the "haves" and food assistance recipients.
I talk about my own experiences of being bullied when I was a child. I hope discussing my own experiences will help someone see the signs of a bullied child and do something about it.
So convenient and, in many places, so necessary, yet our addiction to personal transportation may be killing us.
America is passionately divided on the issue of gun control and the 2nd Amendment, and some, it seems, will go to extreme lengths to counter any changes in the law. This is the reason for this article
Learn who the homeless people in this country are and how much our public assistance programs cost. The truth may surprise you.
Human beings tend to repeat actions throughout history, maybe some basis of fact can be formed to bring those tendencies to a place allowing some measure of predictability, & providing a good defense.
There is a lot of controversy surrounding virtual relationships, with many deeming them as superficial and dishonest. However, some argue that our online selves encourage stronger relationships and can help those who struggle with shyness.
Have you ever had an encounter with a homeless person and wanted to do more to help? Here are a few things that you can do throughout the year to make a difference.
Why a vigilante approach to handicapped parking violations does not work and may unintentionally hurt people with disabilities.
The environmental and economic benefits of reducing the work week to four days are as clear as the sky before the industrial age. This article explains why.
The health risks of meat production today can no longer be brushed under the carpet. Find out exactly what you put into your mouth.
Confirmation bias is the tendency to seek out sources of information that confirm existing beliefs or to only notice information that doesn't contradict existing views.
This article looks at the pros and cons of a US amnesty for illegal immigrants and lists the arguments used by both sides in the debate.
Are pets and zoo animals slaves or prisoners? Projecting the human emotional state upon animals is not necessarily in line with optimal animal welfare.
Cashews are the fourth most popular nut worldwide, but the human toll of processing them is barely realized. Learn more about how they're processed and how to support ethical practices here..
Facts about water pollution and the environment. How to avoid polluting our waterways and prevent the harm that comes from damaging them.
Some of us feel a strange conflict when we see "Xmas" instead of "CHRIST-mas." What causes this internal conflict? We might tell ourselves, "Oh, it's just because there was no room to add 'Christ.'" What are we, secretly, making room for...the sun god or Jesus?
For anyone who hasn't seen Lee Mun Wah's film "The Color of Fear," it's a truly eye-opening experience. The film shows eight men of various ethnicities discussing the issue of race together. They are all of different backgrounds, which makes their discussion quite interesting, and very heated at times. Learn more about the film and my reactions and thoughts in viewing it.
Although they can get better, in many cases, heroin addicts make repeated failed attempts to “get clean.” Learn more about heroin addiction here.
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.
Despite being debunked many times in the past, a mysterious quote from the evil dictator is still being used in gun control debates. The truth, however, is more complex than the quote lets on.
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
Finding effective ways to prevent and reduce pollution (in air, water, or land) is difficult. We can start with ourselves and begin with small steps. This article explains how you can take action now.
The title "Ms." has become common currency in our social systems these days, but it is a fairly new invention. Now Ms. is used by nearly every woman, but most women don't know that it has philosophical roots in the early feminism movement of the 60s.
The debate over the relative benefits and dangers of hydraulic fracturing, commonly called "fracking", is often a heated one. This article lists the arguments used by those in favor and against.
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.
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...
For more than 20 years now, whenever something awful like a school shooting happens, politicians have been quick to find something to blame. Since the times of Heath High School and Columbine, video games have been one of the quickest targets for politicians, but this is ignorant and miselading.
Racism is devastating to a country and its culture....causes tremendous moral, cultural, and economic suffering to a country. "Lawdoctorlee's" 1st hub has over 80,000 reads.
Learn some of the most common stereotypes, myths, and misconceptions about homeless people in America. Weigh in with your opinions in the comments.
Why it is important for Schools to teach less about technology and more about marketability, skills and humanity.
Gambling certainly is not a new fad - it's probably one of humanity's oldest vices. And Bakersfield isn't the first place that comes to mind when gambling is mentioned. However, the internet has ...
The first step in going green is to reduce the amount of things that you throw away and consume. These means reducing your energy bills, your grocery bills, water usage, and gas consumption. This can be one of the most rewarding forms of leading a...
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.
A hard look into how our educational systems shapes us and what it takes away from us. The "modern" education is suitable only for a handful of the students, while the rest are pushed and disciplined away from achieving their potential.
There is a lot of criticism regarding the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), frequently stating the cost of education, questions of efficacy, and concerns about mainstreaming children with significant disabilities. This article examines the criticisms and provides our personal example of success because of the IDEA law - equal opportunity and access to education is highly successful for the majority of students receiving specialized education services.
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.
10 real and whimsical solutions to stop a mailbox thief before they can steal your mail or identity. From practical mail tips to locks and alarms for mailboxes.
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.
Animal sacrifice in its embodiment is inhumane, and the laws in all 50 states are designed to protect animals from cruelty. This paper will demonstrate that no religion is above the law and that the government need not acquiesce to certain religious practices that violate state laws.
With high competition on a global platform, it is the young people who are finding themselves faced by various challenges of unemployment- these including low income levels and wellbeing
In this article, you will learn about the largest outlaw biker clubs, also known as biker gangs, in the United Kingdom.
The new Nat Geo Wild program features an exotic pet vet in Deerfield Beach who regularly derides exotic pet owners while collecting checks from them. Florida exotic pet owners, find a new vet.
This analysis of Peter Singer's book "Animal Liberation" and chapter-by-chapter summary covers the various arguments for (nonhuman) animal rights.
Smoking is extremely popular all over the world, so when the smoking ban was established there were a lot of debates as to whether or not it was the right thing to do.
It is impossible to ignore the warnings that our beautiful, blue planet is in crisis. We are heading towards a tipping point from which there will be no return unless we all play our part in living a more sustainable lifestyle. This article hopefully will give you some simple but useful tips.
Radioactive Waste in the Ocean. Radioactive waste storage in the oceans. The pros and cons of long term radioactive storage of waste.
Moral objections are very personalized. How do we tell if these objections are from moral reasons as opposed to personal preference, prejudice or convenience? This article provides some criteria.
Skinheads are one of the most misunderstood and wrongly-labeled groups of people. Learn about what a skinhead really is, where they come from, and what they're all about.
Each of the three waves of feminism have been instrumental in giving women a voice and bringing us closer to equality.
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.
For every second in David Rockefeller's long life, he's been one of the wealthiest human beings on the planet. But this isn't the only fact that makes it easy to dislike him....
Problems with waste disposal continue to contaminate the rivers of Nigeria, especially affecting residents in Port Harcourt. The area lacks strategies for preventing oil spills and contamination, and the clean-up methods after disasters require...
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...
Today, local school budgets are still under pressure so businesses and volunteers can help with support. It takes a whole village to raise a child, so do your part to raise successful students.
This hub briefly summarizes and analyzes a few aspects of the healthcare system and its achievements in Vietnam.
Despite miraculous economic achievements, poverty still remains prevalent in Vietnam. This hub summarizes the current situation and recommends some strategies to reduce poverty in the country.
I originally wrote this research paper 7 years ago. It is eerie to now re-publish it and reread my foretelling of the rise of the darkest side of America and the history behind their power
Female feticide is a widespread social evil. The preference for a boy child has chilled hearts the world over. A detailed look into the causes, effects, and solutions of this heinous crime.
All information regarding water pollution - what it is, who it effects, its sources and how it's resolved.
Social media participation on facebook and twitter, as well as ordinary texting can have both positive and negative impacts on teens, web publishers and business.
The tragedy in Connecticut has the entire country chattering about gun control. In this article, I've tried my best to show both sides of the argument.
It takes a person with a strong mind not to join street gangs while living in gang-infested neighborhoods. Where the mind is, the body will follow.
The 21st century is an amazing time to be a woman because of modernization, technology, and medical advancements. This article is all about women and why being a woman of the 21st century is so amazing, especially when compared to historical times.
My library contains three dictionaries; their definitions of marriage vary in context, but ultimately each source supports the same definition. The definitions of marriage are as follows "The legal union of a man and woman as husband and wife," ...
Menstruating isn't considered fun by anyone, but having your period while being homeless sucks in its own special way. Learn how you can help women dealing with both homelessness and periods.
This will be a frank honest and in depth look at the struggles from being born a hermaphrodite in America. There will several medical terms used for parts of the anatomy that many people find offensive language advisory.
Did you know the United States holds many of the world's records for school shootings? Or that our first school shooting took place in 1764? Learn this and much more with this in depth article.
Many Black Americans blame outside circumstances for their socioeconomic plight. They have the mentality that the world owes them justice for past wrongs. They have inculcated their children to be passive, not proactive regarding their destiny. Sadly, many Black Americans are so mired in the victim mentality that they do not believe themselves to be at fault and it is only THEY who can better their socioeconomic conditions, not the outside world.
Mankind's use of plastic is having dire ramifications for our planet. How can we reduce plastic waste and pollution? Here are 5 simple ways to make a difference!
Should school uniforms be abolished? This article looks at school uniform pros and cons and addresses both sides of the school uniform debate.
Juvenile Delinquency is a problem for every community in every state. What can we as a society do to prevent and reduce delinquency?
Plastic pollution can be dangerous for marine life. Microplastic particles are tiny pieces of debris that may be harmful for animals and for humans as well.
I have had an idea for homeless veterans and homeless families for quite a while. This is a basic rough draft idea for these shelters that are fully self sustaining, green temporary homes.
Materialism is an all-pervasive aspect of American life. Learn how it hurts the human condition, and the environment. More importantly, hear about solutions to tackle this beast we call materialism.
The education system in America is failing, and there are several factors as to why this is. The way school is taught is ineffective and outdated. If we want to improve our education system, it needs a full revamping and parents need to take back the control.
If those searching for the truth don't trust mainline media outlets, where should they go? This article explains media consolidation in the United States and gives alternative sources to the MSM.
I work alongside the homeless and know many of them by name. Most are calloused by the hardship of life and the indifference of people, but they are all very much alive, and are here to stay.
Imagine growing up in a town so poisonous—so radioactive—that the Environmental Protection Agency had to destroy it. That is exactly what the EPA did to my friend's childhood home in New Mexico.
This article provides an overview of the British educational system from primary school to university, which by explanation aims to highlight some fundamental differences between the UK and USA.
Understand what the scientific community is reporting about the side effects of eating genetically modified foods. Studies show links to obesity, diabetes, food allergies, cancer, and fertility problems.
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.
A two-day experiment conducted by Jane Elliott, a third-grade teacher in Iowa, teaches her third-graders a lifelong lesson on discrimination.
Technology should be abolished from all primary schools, it’s teaching children skills they were brought up with and losing the key reading and handwriting skills.
Poverty is not an income issue, it is a human development issue. It is a state of multiple deprivations resulting from several factors including social and political, not merely lack of income.
Every July 4 in the U.S., millions of people gather after dark in public parks to view fireworks. Although they're quite spectacular to watch, firecrackers have many harmful effects.
Are you sick and tired of hearing about teenage boys getting away with impregnating teenage girls and paying no consequences for it? The solution to that problem is here in my article.
Let us take a look at the major problems countries face during the process of carrying out census exercises. These problems often lead to inaccurate population data.
Over the years, there has been much debate about what to do about the wild horses of the lower Salt River area in the Tonto National Forest in Arizona but today they are protected from harm or abuse.
Titanic represents one of the biggest boat disasters in history. It also teaches an important lesson about the influence of social class on health and survival. This article describes how the physical structure of the ship itself impacted passengers' chances of survival and how social class continues to play a significant role in people's health outcomes today.
Teachers have great responsibilities in the education of tomorrow's leaders. This article suggests the academic and non-academic responsibilities of a good teacher to students in today's world.
While I understand that cigarette smoking has caused untold heartache, pain and suffering to millions of people who have contracted smoking-related diseases, the libertarian part for me is uncomfortable with the banning of cigarette commercials.We are a nation of free thinking adults who deserve to be able to make up our own minds about our actions. We don’t need a “nanny state” to tell us what we can or cannot do, or what we are allowed to see on television. We understand it is dangerous to our
Do you enjoy eating veal? What do you really know about it? I don’t eat veal because I’ve seen firsthand how these calves are treated. It’s a deplorable practice, and when you see it in person, it has a powerful impact.
Everybody agrees that prejudice is bad. I have never in my life met anyone who was in favor of prejudice. There is such universal agreement on this topic that it makes us feel united. Except when it comes to actual instances of prejudice. Then...
Solutions are available to clean up the water pollution messes we've made. Here are some interesting examples of cleanup projects already being carried out.
Are teachers deserving of respect or are they just in a job because they can't find anything better to do?
There are only two reasons you aren't winning. The first is the system is rigged, and the second is you were never taught to play the game. You were given the wrong information.
Moral values for students are missing in our educational curriculum today. This hub suggests moral virtues such as love, honesty, hard work, and compassion which should be taught in all schools.
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.