An Analysis of an Article on the Statistical Trends in the Participation and Perception of Same-Sex Relationships

The Secular Beliefs on Premarital Marriages in Society

“The last one hundred years have witnessed a revolution in sexual behavior. In 1900, only 6% of U.S. women would have engaged in premarital sex by the age of 19, compared to 75% today” (Greenwood, Fernández-Villaverde, and Guner). According to the Catholic Church though, this percentage should always be zero. While secular…

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An Analysis of an Article on the Statistical Trends in the Participation and Perception of Same-Sex Relationships

The article is basically stating that people who have had same-sex
relationships have increased by 4 percent for gay men and 5 percent for
lesbian women. Bisexual behavior has increased about 4 percent for both
genders, but the percentage is unusually higher for Millennial women to
have a lesbian sexual experience, which is…

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The Persistent Spread of Marijuana in Rhode Island

Marijuana; Making its way into Rhode Island For many years’ marijuana in Rhode Island has been thought of as a bad thing or something that will later introduce our children to harder drugs such as cocaine, heroin, etc. However, marijuana is becoming more and more common; in Rhode Island alone, there are many groups that ha…

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An Assessment of Human Rights Using the Philosophy of John Locke and Karl Marx

Marx and Locke: An Assessment of Human Rights The question of rights and their significance in human society ultimately hinges on what one values in terms of societal goals, and what one defines as “freedom.” Broad terms such as “freedom” and “rights” aren’t fixed with any sort of intrinsic definition. According John Locke…

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The Disadvantages of Using Torture

Collateral Damage: Why Torture Is Never Permissible Torture is irrefutably a violation of human rights. Modern torture techniques that have been employed by the United States government – including psychological torture, sensory deprivation, sleep deprivation, starvation and thirst, waterboarding, forced standing, and cold…

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The Directives and Potential Difficulties of the Universal Sentient Rights

Universal Sentient Rights: Directives and Potential Difficulties It is important to continue to pursue research, provide education, and develop policies that foster goodwill among human beings, as well as limit any and all unnecessary suffering. One way to encourage considerate behavior and cease maltreatment is through t…

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A Discussion on the Problem of Income Inequality in the United States

Income Inequality in the United States “Over the course of her career, a working woman with a college degree will earn on average hundreds of thousands dollars less than a man who does the same work. Now that’s wrong,” President Barack Obama orated in his “It’s Time” speech, in which he addressed the problem with wage equa…

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Harriet Martineau, a 19th Century English Sociologist and the First Female to Study Social Science

Harriet Martineau Harriet Martineau was a 19th Century English sociologist and is known as being the first female to study social science. Martineau is known as the Mother of Sociology and also wrote children’s books despite not ever being married or having children. Martineau was known as being a fighter for equal right…

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Women are Trying to Look Good to Draw the Attention of a Confident and Powerful Man

Power Over Beauty Societal remarks against woman’s bodies have been used throughout advertising to appeal to the companies target markets. Through the portrayal of heterosexual relationships and encounters in advertisements throughout today’s media, comes the alienation of the homosexual community. This leads to a lack of…

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How to Define a Woman

Defining a woman in general can be very difficult, many women are defined
only by saying or referring by the word “Femininity” a word that is
somewhat difficult to say and is even more difficult to understand. God has
made each person male or female showing that there should be a distinct
difference between the two. As girl…

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How Can Women Achieve Being Mothers and Housewives and Reach for Personal Goals?

Motherhood vs. Personal Goals Family obligations and personal goals are both very important in my
life, why? because I am extremely thankful to be a working mother like
myself in today’s society. We have a major amount of responsibilities and
roles we must fulfill in order to actively keep a family and household

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The Relations Between Culture, Society and Social Groups

Culture is a complex culture often used in everyday language to denote something in terms of high culture, by which is meant visiting an art gallery, or listening to opera etc. others will talk of low culture/ popular culture which is going to a football match or something like that. These ways of culture when trying to loo…

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Drug Safety and the Side Effects of the Use of Drugs

Drug Safety and Drug Side Effects (28) The important thing about dosage is that we’re trying to remove the side effects, asking whether drugs are safe, no matter how great their affinity and efficacy is. There are 2 types of adverse reaction: type a and type b. sometimes an adverse drug reaction is something you might ha…

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An Overview of the Process of Drug Metabolism and Excretion

Drug Metabolism and Excretion ADME is absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion. As soon as the drug is being absorbed into the blood stream, the distribution process and the elimination process happen all at the same time, unless the drug is protected from metabolism by a particular enzyme or excretion, then it…

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An Overview of the Discourse Community of the SPCA

A discourse community is where, a group of people who share an interest come together as a whole. According to John Swales a discourse community is also goal orientated or purposed based. It can be job related, school, or even an extracurricular activities. One example of a discourse community is The SPCA (Society for the…

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The Effects and Treatment of the Problem of Cyberbullying

There are many ways in which a person could be bullied, one of them is called cyberbullying. People tend to get emotionally hurt by this kind of bullying, which is pretty much anything said online. There are many ways in to taking action to this situation, everything has its role, such as the school, parents, and the child,…

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An Argument on the Unequal Distribution of Wealth in America

Argumentative Essay In the U.S. we are a rather individualistic country in which we believe in equal opportunity not in equal distribution of wealth. Influential industrialist, Andrew Carnegie, correctly establishes the solution for the country’s class divide in his book “Wealth,” by stating it to be making “the surplus…

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Quality Healthcare for Transgender People

Universal healthcare is a vital factor that is present in many countries globally. Unlike the United States of America, these countries offer full healthcare to all citizens, no matter the condition. In the United States, the healthcare system is corrupt to the point where certain individuals cannot receive healthcare due…

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Lesbian Feminism and the Contributions of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth to the First Wave of Feminism

The first wave of feminism took place in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and was very exclusionary- only including, for the most part, white middle class women. It focused mainly on legal issues, including women’s suffrage (the right to vote). In 1848, women including Elizabeth Cady Stanton attended the…

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The Controversy and Radicalism of the Second Wave of Feminism

Second wave feminism was largely based through the civil rights movement and the anti-war movements. The main idea was to make gender discrimination visible and to encourage women. The movement focused on helped women and girls to realize their potential; in the home, in the workplace, and socially. Even as these women w…

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The Incompatibility of Feminism and Marxism in The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union, a Book by Heidi Hartmann

Marxism is the communist brain child of philosopher and socialist Karl Marx- dating back to the mid 1800s. Heidi Hartmann, author of “The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union” explains how she believes that feminism and Marxism are in some sort of an unhappy marriage, one that absorbs…

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The Discrimination against Women and the Response of Lesbian Feminism to It

Lesbian feminism, in itself, is a response to the second wave of feminism. The second wave of feminism was responsible for making gender discrimination visible, encouraging women to take government/political positions, and also contributed to procreative rights. Lesbian feminism emphasized on focusing their energy away fr…

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The Struggles of Syrian Refugees in Greece Attempting to Not Return to Turkey

Difficulties for Syrian Refugees in Greece Walking into the meeting, there were students occupying every chair and even spilling out onto the floor. Now whether these students came for the actual subject or for a required grade, like me, I was unaware of. The speaker walked up and introduced himself as an immigration lawye…

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Socially Constructed Roles and Characteristics in the Controversial Topic of the Differences Between Gender and Sex

The difference between gender and sex has become a very controversial topic. There are people who believe there to only be two genders, male and female; and there are people who believe that gender is a wide spectrum. People can be recognized as male, female, neither of these, both, or even other genders. Society has deemed…

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The Ethical Dilemma in the Issues of Parents Who Want Their Babies to Be Deaf Through Genetic Modification and the Role of Genetic Counseling

Genetic Dilemmas In this article, Gena Davis is going over and ultimately criticizing the genetic dabbling that is going on in facilities. Davis’ points out parent’s who want their children to be deaf are sacrificing the childrens accessibility to the world in the future. She eventually compares the deaf parents to the pa…

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