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  • 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

  • This article explores the ethical implications of Samsung's practices through individualist and virtue theorist perspectives.

    Is Samsung an Ethical Company?

    Is Samsung an Ethical Company?

    by Simran Singh0

  • 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," ...

    Definition of Marriage

    Definition of Marriage

    by James A Watkins560

  • 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.

    Titanic 100 Years Later: Social Class and Survival

    Titanic 100 Years Later: Social Class and Survival

    by LauraGT15

  • Truancy is characterized by chronic absenteeism. Prevention and treatment are critical for the successful reduction of truancy.

    How To Prevent Truancy

    How To Prevent Truancy

    by Kristi Sharp18

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  • The Sunshine State has a major problem with non-native species that are wreaking havoc on the ecosystem. Burmese pythons, green iguanas, and feral pigs are some of the main culprits.

    Florida’s Invasive Wildlife

    Florida’s Invasive Wildlife

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • 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...

    25 Dirtiest Cities In the World

    25 Dirtiest Cities In the World

    by hassam131

  • 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.

    How Bad Is Water Pollution in America?

    How Bad Is Water Pollution in America?

    by Kelley Marks9

  • 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 Kelley Marks167

  • Quality of life for the homeless population varies from state to state. Here is the best state that I found to be homeless in.

    Best State to be Homeless

    Best State to be Homeless

    by Pente14

  • Discretion not the law dictates the issue of not blocking (or blocking) someone’s gate, depending on whether the would-be offender practises (or lacks) consideration, cooperation and good conscience.

    Three Reasons Not to Block Someone’s Gate

    Three Reasons Not to Block Someone’s Gate

    by Dora Weithers48

  • The emergence of Uber has transformed the way people move within major cities across the world. Uber is unlike conventional taxi services. Is Uber a threat to the traditional taxi system? This article explores and answers this question in detail.

    Is Uber a Threat to the Taxi Industry?

    Is Uber a Threat to the Taxi Industry?

    by Donald Ngonyo0

  • Do you speak English? If so, then the chances are very very high that the nation you live within faces big problems due to wild boar or wild pig overpopulation. You should do something about it too.

    Feral Pig Problems

    Feral Pig Problems

    by Wesman Todd Shaw34

  • 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.

    Go Green With Wax Paper Instead of Plastic Wrap

    Go Green With Wax Paper Instead of Plastic Wrap

    by C.S.Alexis23

  • The writer H.G. Wells had a knack for correctly forecasting events; the foresight of many others has often been wrong, sometimes humorously so.

    Predicting the Future Is Impossible

    Predicting the Future Is Impossible

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • 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 Christopher Wanamaker18

  • An introduction to the problem of plastic pollution discussing the threat it poses to the environment - especially the ocean. What can be done to clean up our oceans and reduce our usage of plastic?

    Saving Our Seas From Plastic Pollution

    Saving Our Seas From Plastic Pollution

    by Stella Kaye4

  • 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

  • Social networking is so widespread nowadays few people question its value. This article lists the downsides of using social media.

    20 Reasons Not to Use Social Media

    20 Reasons Not to Use Social Media

    by Paul Goodman5

  • 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 Shay15

  • It's no secret there's bias in the mainstream media, but when you're hunting for a good news source, these are a few things to watch for.

    How to Choose a Reliable News Source

    How to Choose a Reliable News Source

    by E S Peck10

  • 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 Toxic Truth About Fluoride

    The Toxic Truth About Fluoride

    by Kate P11

  • 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.

    How to Get More People to use Public Transportation

    How to Get More People to use Public Transportation

    by floating mind14

  • 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.

    Looking at Poverty, Beyond Lack of Income

    Looking at Poverty, Beyond Lack of Income

    by Goodpal13

  • 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

  • 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?

    Should Parents Be Fined or Jailed If Their Children Bully People?

    Should Parents Be Fined or Jailed If Their Children Bully People?

    by H Lax10

  • 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.

    The Victim Mentality of Black Americans

    The Victim Mentality of Black Americans

    by Grace Marguerite Williams73

  • 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.

    Human Euthanasia: How Much Does It Really Cost?

    Human Euthanasia: How Much Does It Really Cost?

    by Leslie Broussard37

  • 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.

    Five Easy Steps to Avoid Homelessness

    Five Easy Steps to Avoid Homelessness

    by Kawika Chann35

  • 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

  • Why are old people ignored by our modern society? Most old people are a fount of life wisdom and experience useful to the younger generation. Here are just three aspects of why it is important to respect old people.

    Why We Should Respect Older People.

    Why We Should Respect Older People.

    by Angie Jardine48

  • Women across the world have become prey to a new, modern form of violence: acid burning. The emotional and physical scars left with the survivors are unimaginable, and their lives are quite often ruined. But it doesn't have to be this way. You can help prevent this crime across the world and provide proper treatment to the victims.

    Acid Attacks on Women and How You Can Help

    Acid Attacks on Women and How You Can Help

    by Amy5

  • This article contains information about how to cure the Opioid Epidemic in the United States. Keep reading to find a unique approach to dramatically reduce the toll this epidemic takes on society.

    How to Cure the Opioid Epidemic in the United States

    How to Cure the Opioid Epidemic in the United States

    by Nancy Owens5

  • The effects of truancy flow like ripples through the life of a child. The effects are typically devastating and irreversible.

    What are the Effects of Truancy

    What are the Effects of Truancy

    by Kristi Sharp16

  • Primary rainforest covering an area about the size of Belgium was lost to chainsaws in 2018, but there are signs of recovery and regeneration. Many groups across the world are enacting reforestation initiatives.

    Forest Depletion and Reforestation

    Forest Depletion and Reforestation

    by Rupert Taylor6

  • 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.

    7 Problems of Census

    7 Problems of Census

    by myvenn19

  • 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 DK397

  • 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

  • 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 Shay145

  • 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.

    Why Being a Woman of the 21st Century Is Amazing!

    Why Being a Woman of the 21st Century Is Amazing!

    by Cristale Adams15

  • 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.

    Why the Education System Has Failed to Succeed

    Why the Education System Has Failed to Succeed

    by Sarah C Nason28

  • 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.

    Why Don't Homeless People Just Get Jobs?

    Why Don't Homeless People Just Get Jobs?

    by Kylyssa Shay147

  • The current government is making it harder for people to immigrate to the United States of America. Here are 10 practical tips you can use if you want to immigrate to a city in California like Los Angeles.

    10 Tips on How to Immigrate to California

    10 Tips on How to Immigrate to California

    by Fairlane Raymundo0

  • 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 Russ28

  • 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.

    How to End Poverty in Vietnam

    How to End Poverty in Vietnam

    by Hanh Vu1

  • During the 1970s Peter Singer wrote Famine, Affluence and Morality, which covered Singer’s thoughts on how we should treat those starving in poverty stricken countries. He outlined what John Arthur later called the greater moral evil rule. That is...

    Peter Singer’s Views on our Obligations to the Destitute and Poor

    Peter Singer’s Views on our Obligations to the Destitute and Poor

    by jenblacksheep3

  • 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

  • What do we really know about Thanksgiving? Have we been told the truth about the first Thanksgiving and the relationship of the Pilgrims and the Indians? Have our holidays lost their meaning? Come share with me, the real story.

    About Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims, and the Indians

    About Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims, and the Indians

    by Linda Crist33

  • 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

  • Brock Turner just proved that any man could rape a woman if given the opportunity. The only worse thing was the letter from his father; Jeffrey Dahmer's father would never have written that letter.

    Worst Father of the Year: Dan Turner or Lionel Dahmer?

    Worst Father of the Year: Dan Turner or Lionel Dahmer?

    by Carrie Peterson3

  • This hub examines the Catholic schools and the role as a Catholic school teacher imparting moral values. Our children as agents of change can improve society with an outpouring of moral virtues.

    Catholic School Teachers Imparting Moral Values

    Catholic School Teachers Imparting Moral Values

    by Paul Richard Kuehn26

  • Advent tends to get overlooked in the hustle and bustle of Christmas. Yet, it's an important time to reflect on the life and love of Jesus.

    Are We Losing Advent?

    Are We Losing Advent?

    by Anna Watson2

  • H2B Visa Details The H2B work visa is a status that is designated for individuals who will be employed in nonagricultural positions which are seasonal, intermittent or that can be labelled a one time occurrence. Qualifying positions include those...

    H2B Work Visa

    H2B Work Visa

    by employeralliance54

  • Although they can get better, in many cases, heroin addicts make repeated failed attempts to “get clean.” Learn more about heroin addiction here.

    Why Heroin Addicts Don't Recover

    Why Heroin Addicts Don't Recover

    by Edward C.152

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

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    by Goodpal127

  • 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.

    Arguments For and Against Gun Control

    Arguments For and Against Gun Control

    by Britney28

  • 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 Christopher Wanamaker10

  • 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.

    Mrs., Miss, or Ms.? Married or Not?

    Mrs., Miss, or Ms.? Married or Not?

    by Ann Leavitt46

  • 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 Diffendarfer4

  • Read this hub to find out about the history of the second amendment and how it affects gun rights and gun control. Learn what measures the NRA is using to quiet politicans about the gun control after the Auora Colorado shootings. Watch a video of ultra-high capacity rounds being fired.

    Gun Control and the 2nd Amendment

    Gun Control and the 2nd Amendment

    by Mike Russo1086

  • Teachers have great responsibilities in the education of tomorrow's leaders. This hub suggests academic and non-academic responsibilities of a good teacher to students in today's world.

    Responsibilities of a Good Teacher

    Responsibilities of a Good Teacher

    by Paul Richard Kuehn2

  • 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

    The Banning of Cigarette Commercials From TV (and Other Dangerous Products)

    The Banning of Cigarette Commercials From TV (and Other Dangerous Products)

    by billd0160318

  • 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?

    Where Have All the Ladybugs Gone?

    Where Have All the Ladybugs Gone?

    by pippap24

  • Under Article 8 of the Human Rights Act 1998 we are offered “protection for a person’s private and family life, home and correspondence from arbitrary interference by the State,” whereby our privacy can only be breached if a number of...

    Do Public Figures have Privacy Rights?

    Do Public Figures have Privacy Rights?

    by jenblacksheep0

  • 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 Conway47

  • 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.

    The Shadow of Sandy Hook: School Security Part III

    The Shadow of Sandy Hook: School Security Part III

    by Dan Demland0

  • A lot of people have been complaining about the media's coverage of pop culture, saying that it's dumb and irrelevant. But it is relevant and here's why.

    Why Does Pop Culture Matter?

    Why Does Pop Culture Matter?

    by Nicole Froio1

  • Alternative sources of energy from fossil fuels have become increasingly sought in recent years. In this article, I list the advantages and disadvantages of wind power.

    The Pros and Cons of Wind Power

    The Pros and Cons of Wind Power

    by Paul Goodman3

  • 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

  • A social issue report which aims to add to the body of knowledge on homelessness in America, and to provide innovative advocacy interventions for future community or social ventures within the homeless arena.

    Challenges of Ending Homelessness in America

    Challenges of Ending Homelessness in America

    by Crystal Gordon0

  • 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...

    Why Prejudice is Bad

    Why Prejudice is Bad

    by Aya Katz60

  • 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...

    50 Things You Can Reuse

    50 Things You Can Reuse

    by greenerme246

  • 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...

    What It Means to Be Middle Class in the Philippines

    What It Means to Be Middle Class in the Philippines

    by Greg de la Cruz2

  • There has been a lot of controversy lately about whether abortion is right or wrong. The truth is far more complicated. Below is the story of a mom who turned to abortion. I hope her story will open the eyes, hearts, and minds of the world.

    A Plea Born of Heartbreak: The Case for Abortion

    A Plea Born of Heartbreak: The Case for Abortion

    by Nathan Jasper2

  • 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 Goodman22

  • Except for those whose political and economic destinies are tied to Big Oil, most people acknowledge that cutting the release of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere is best achieved by putting a price on carbon.

    The Dollars and Sense of Carbon Pricing

    The Dollars and Sense of Carbon Pricing

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • 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.

    Ten Ways to Generate Electricity From Renewable Sources

    Ten Ways to Generate Electricity From Renewable Sources

    by Christopher Wanamaker23

  • 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 Shay68

  • 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.

    Reasons Faithful Members Leave the Church

    Reasons Faithful Members Leave the Church

    by Margaret Minnicks49

  • 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.

    The Color of Fear: Personal Reactions and Thoughts

    The Color of Fear: Personal Reactions and Thoughts

    by glassvisage31

  • 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 Shay197

  • 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

  • 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.

    Racism and Its Effect on Society

    Racism and Its Effect on Society

    by Liza Treadwell Esq aka Liza Lugo JD51

  • 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. More damage is done on July 4 in America than on most other days of the year.

    3 Good Reasons to Ban Fireworks in the U.S.

    3 Good Reasons to Ban Fireworks in the U.S.

    by Madeleine Clays7

  • Water pollution continues to be a major crisis worldwide. Here we show how and with what we pollute the world's waters, whether deliberately or unconsciously, and preventive actions we each can take.

    6 Major Causes of River & Ocean Pollution

    6 Major Causes of River & Ocean Pollution

    by Susette Horspool4

  • 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!!!

    What Is Crystal Meth and What Does It Look Like?

    What Is Crystal Meth and What Does It Look Like?

    by Rebecca0

  • 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...

    The Four Factors Involved In Scientific Revolutions

    The Four Factors Involved In Scientific Revolutions

    by hassam2

  • Some people look forward to going to church on Sunday mornings because they know they will get what they expect. What, then, do people expect when they go to church?

    What People Expect When They Go to Church

    What People Expect When They Go to Church

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • 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 Goodman17

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...

    50 Things You Can Reduce

    50 Things You Can Reduce

    by greenerme42

  • Prohibition of drugs is not a new phenomenon. Throughout history commonplace drugs such as alcohol, marijuana and even coffee have been banned in various places, with varying degrees of success. In the twentieth century, while alcohol and coffee...

    The Arguments For and Against Drug Prohibition

    The Arguments For and Against Drug Prohibition

    by Pseudonymous3

  • The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice. Not so in Hollywood and in other forms of media. Dark-skinned Black women are often viewed as less affluent, attractive, and palatable to the general public. If they are cast in roles, those roles are often more negative and stereotypical than light skinned Black actresses are cast in.

    Why are Dark-Skinned Black Women Portrayed so Negatively in the Media

    Why are Dark-Skinned Black Women Portrayed so Negatively in the Media

    by Grace Marguerite Williams40

  • 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.

    My Experiences of Being Bullied as a Child

    My Experiences of Being Bullied as a Child

    by David Livermore13

  • 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

  • A successful Machiavellian leader consists of five crucial characteristics and traits. These traits are the deciding factors in whether or not the leader will be successful. These necessary characteristics include being feared or loved, but not...

    Characteristics of a Machiavellian Leader

    Characteristics of a Machiavellian Leader

    by Shooner27

  • 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.

    13 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

    13 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

    by Kelley Marks16

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