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Date Rape
Date Rape
Date Rape OUTLINE This research paper is about the issue of acquaintance rape, also known as date rape. In this papers context, I will define acquaintance / date rape. I will discuss how and why it occurs. This paper explores the laws and the judicial system and how they work. I will discuss ethics, myths about acquaintance / date rape, and victims reactions. I will discuss how misinterpretation of sexes are comprehended and misunderstood. I will show how the movie industry and the news media gl
Ethics in Frankenstein and Brave New World
Ethics in Frankenstein and Brave New World
Ethics in Frankenstein and Brave New World Ethics in Frankenstein and Brave New World For most of human history, the ethical considerations of scientific inquiry would have been a moot point. Outside of the Bible and mythology, there was no thought of creating life from inert matter because scientists would not have felt it was possible to do so. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, however, in the wake of landmark discoveries in the fields of chemistry, biology, and genetics, the poss
Euthanasia
Euthanasia
Euthanasia Euthanasia Euthanasia: killing the dying. It’s OK - isn’t it? What is euthanasia? Euthanasia is the intentional killing of a person, for compassionate motives, whether the killing is by a direct action, such as a lethal injection, or by failing to perform an action necessary to maintain life euthanasia to occur, there must be an intention to kill. What practices would be involved? The most common suggestion is for voluntary (or active) euthanasia, where the person asks to be killed.
Frankenstein support mockpersausive letter format
Frankenstein support mockpersausive letter format
Frankenstein support mockpersausive letter format (Author\'s Note: This was a semi-creative project. We had to address the issues in a persuasive letter rather than a boring ol\' report, so please become unconfused as far as the format..) Cal Tech Curriculum Committee: Scientists are all too ready to lock themselves away with their research, unwilling - perhaps even incapable - of seeing the consequences of their actions. It is our duty as their educators to provide them with not only a means to
Homelessness
Homelessness
Homelessness The Stewart McKinney Act of 1987 defines a homeless person as Aone who lacks a fixed permanent nighttime residence, or whose nighttime residence is a temporary shelter, welfare hotel or any public or private place not designated as sleeping accommodations for human beings@ (583). Included in the homeless population are people who stay with friends or family for a short period of time and then decide to find shelter on the streets because of conflict with the people whom they are sta
Huck Finn
Huck Finn
Huck Finn Struggle Between Heart and Conscience When Robert Frost writes of two roads diverged in a wood, and I-/ I took the one less traveled by/And that has made all the difference (The Road Not Taken), he demonstrates the realization of both writers and the hoi-polloi that following the accepted path of society not always directs an individual in the proper direction. While few people would disagree with the principle, most do not concede to the action. Since such moral conflicts continuo
Media violence and its effects on children
Media violence and its effects on children
media violence and its effects on children Introduction Communications technology is expanding through the entire global community (Dyson 2). Children everywhere are being born into a world of images and messages, which are largely separated from their home, school and spiritual lives (Dyson 2). In society today storytellers are seldom parents, grandparents, teachers or the clergy; instead they are the handful of distant forces with something to sell (Dyson 2). What is unique about the media ind
What responsibility does the press have in keeping
What responsibility does the press have in keeping
Mr What responsibility does the press have in keeping the public informed while at the same time, respecting the privacy and sensibility of individuals? The press has the power to influence virtually all areas of our lives. Words and images are combined to produce various messages and meanings. All that is presented to us undoubtedly has an effect; whether it be positive, negative or neutral. In some countries the press is seen as an instrument for exposing the truth, and in others it is seen as
Wells and Darwin
Wells and Darwin
Wells and Darwin Herbert George Wells was born in Bromley, Kent, a suburb of London, to a lower-middle-class family. He attended London University and the Royal College of Science where he studied zoology. One of his professors instilled in him a belief in social as well as biological evolution which Wells later cited as the important and influential aspect of his education. This is how it all began. Maybe without this professor Wells wouldn’t be the famous author he is today. Most of Wells nove
Computer Piracy
Computer Piracy
Computer Piracy Computer Piracy Computer Piracy is when software gets copied without permission from the copyright holder. This means that the copyright holder, usually the one who makes the software, will not get any reward for his/hers product. It is illegal to infringe the copyright law and can result in imprisonment and/or fines. There are five types of software piracy. These include: Softlifting: Then is when somebody purchases a single licensed copy of the software and loads it on several
Free Speech
Free Speech
Free Speech First Amendment ; Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. The U.S. Constitution says that everyone that is an American citizen has the right of free speech. You can find censorship almost anywhere around you. It’s in music, television, and even literature
PROSPECTUS OF HONOURS COURSES
PROSPECTUS OF HONOURS COURSES
Mr PROSPECTUS OF HONOURS COURSES 2000/2001 This document contains information on all Honours courses on offer next year together with important information about admission to Honours and assessment in Honours courses. Please retain it for reference throughout the session. Douglas Brodie, Associate Dean. ADMISSION AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE 2 LIST OF COURSES ON OFFER AND NOT ON OFFER IN 2000/2001 4 COURSE ENTRIES A) COURSES ON OFFER 2000/2001 5 - 23 B) COURSES NOT ON OFFER 2000/2001 25 - 28 HONOUR
Management Ethics
Management Ethics
Management Ethics Ethics in Business From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can cause minor glitches as well as problems that
Spinoza feat descartes
Spinoza feat descartes
spinoza feat descartes Spinoza at first worked in the framework of the Cartesian philosophy, publishing in 1663 a book entitled Principles of the Philosophy of René Descartes. Another early work, the posthumously published Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect, contains themes that were central to Descartes’ investigation of knowledge. It also contains hints of the metaphysics unfolded in the posthumously published Ethics, the capstone of Spinoza\'s philosophical career. In the Emendation
West Coast Offense
West Coast Offense
West Coast Offense We know that football teams, similar to organizations everywhere, improve by going through an evolutionary progression as they learn, apply, adapt, and learn again. Bill Walsh accomplished all these by establishing and mastering the steps involved in that crucial process. No individual in the history of the game is more qualified to put forth such individual guidance. During his illustrious career, Bill Walsh was more than a football coach. In a very real sense he has been an
CLONING
CLONING
CLONING Should we clone humans? Cloning humans has become a possibility that seems easier in today\'s society than it was twenty years ago. It is a method that involves the production of a group of identical cells or organisms that all derive from a single individual (Grolier 220). It is not known when or how cloning humans really became a possibility, but it is known that there are two possible ways that we can clone humans. The first way involves splitting an embryo into several halves and cre
Twilight zone
Twilight zone
twilight zone Enter sounds of the Twilight Zone Mona: waving the multicolored flashlight. Our setting is a very boring planet in the middle of two points in the galaxy. This planet is doomed for destruction by the Galactic Hyperspace Planning Council to make way for a hyperspatial express route that will run through our star system. This is a special report from The United Relocation Committee in the hopes of preparing the majority of the population for the inevitable move to Earth. This report
Bioethics
Bioethics
Bioethics As our technology continues to advance, new breakthroughs in medicine are discovered. With these new developments serious ethical and moral questions arise. Advancements in genetic engineering, reproductive technologies, cloning, organ transplanting, and human experimentation are all causes of concern. The Human Genome Project, an incredible scientific undertaking determined to produce a map of the human DNA code, will tell us how each gene or group of genes function (Lemonick and Thom
Cloning is it ethical
Cloning is it ethical
Cloning is it ethical Genetic Engineering; Cloning In today’ world of advanced technology and even faster progress of this technology one has to stop and examine what we have accomplished. How far do we want to go with this technology of genetic engineering, particularly in the field of cloning. Examining genetic engineering and its many possibilities holds great hope for the future. Centrally the issue of cloning has been a hot topic in the media mainly because its has become a technological as
Designer Babies
Designer Babies
Designer Babies âÏÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ Designer Babies A Study on Prenatal Genetic Testing Within the first few hours after conception a phenomenon takes place in the one-cell human embryo that has awed scientists and philosophers for more then a century. The genes of the mother, carried by the ovum, and the genes of the father, carried by the sperm pair up. At that moment, when the paring is completed, the genetic fate of the person-to-be is sealed. The sex, color of eyes and hair, the height, blood type
Genetic Engineering in Food Production
Genetic Engineering in Food Production
Genetic Engineering in Food Production Genetic Engineering in Food Production: Is it Safe, Wise, and Moral? Over the past couple of decades much debate has been going on about the use of advanced technology in the field of biology. Ever since the first gene was cloned in 1973, genetic engineers have been pursuing at break-neck speed the unlimited possibilities promised by biotechnology (Davidson 1993). Their excitement, which has generated billions of investment dollars for the industry, is un
How Computers have changed us
How Computers have changed us
How Computers have changed us How Computers Have changed Us There isn’t hardly anybody around who can say their lives haven\'t been influenced by computers. Computers have all but taken over society as we know it. Everywhere you look, computers have greatly improved our lives. It can be as simple as going through a carwash, a computer processes the information that we feed it and adjusts the machine accordingly to give us the particular wash we paid for. Computers also play an extremely complica
None Provided2
None Provided2
None Provided2 Issue Analysis #1 Frozen Embryos, Who has legal rights? Nursing 498F February 16, 2000 Invitro is defined as, In glass, as in a test tube(Tabers cyclopedic dictionary,1993), hence with reference to invitro fertilization, the term Test tube baby. The first test tube baby was Louise Brown of England (Jonsen, A. R., 1996). Dr. Patrick Steptoe and Professor Robert Edwards combined an ovum from Mrs. Brown, and sperm from Mr. Brown cultured it in a petri dish, and reimplanted the
Technology1
Technology1
technology1 There isn\'t hardly anybody around who can say their lives haven\'t been influenced by computers. Computers have all but taken over society as we know it. Everywhere you look, computers have greatly improved our lives. It can be as simple as going through a carwash, a computer processes the information that we feed it and adjusts the machine accordingly to give us the particular wash we paid for. Computers also play an extremely complicated role in one of the things that everybody us
Technology1
Technology1
technology1 There isn\'t hardly anybody around who can say their lives haven\'t been influenced by computers. Computers have all but taken over society as we know it. Everywhere you look, computers have greatly improved our lives. It can be as simple as going through a carwash, a computer processes the information that we feed it and adjusts the machine accordingly to give us the particular wash we paid for. Computers also play an extremely complicated role in one of the things that everybody us
Virtual Controversies
Virtual Controversies
Virtual Controversies It was once forcasted that computers in the future would weigh no more than 1.5 tons. Of course, in today’s technologically savvy times, it’s a common occurrence to see people holding their computers in their lap, or even in their hand. There’s no doubt about it: the computer already plays an important role in our lives and that role is likely to expand as more advancements are made. However, new innovations mean new controversies. The Internet, for example, has transformed
None
None
none The Lebensborn Project The topic of eugenics cannot be discussed without encountering the Holocaust, but this is as it should be. When contemporary geneticists, genetics counselors and clinical geneticists wonder why it is that genetics receives special attention from those concerned with ethics, the answer is simple and can be found in history. The events which led to the sterilization, torture and murder of millions of Jews, Gypsies, Slavs and children of mixed racial heritage in the year
Nothing
Nothing
nothing scellaneous / Humor \'Don\'t take everything so seriously. Take time to laugh.\' - Linda L. Misc. / Humor ASCII Heaven - U Humor: changes to planned courses, falling mathematical standards, glossary of terms for research papers, guide to taking notes, IQ test, maths quotes , student bloopers, study of U as a tribe Barking Spider - accidents happen, all the answers, courtroom humor, college degree definitions, exams, the laws of work, light bulb jokes, prove anything, software revision gu
Individualism
Individualism
Individualism 1) An individualist is considered to be someone with personality and character, someone who is not easily intimidated by social pressure or customs, someone with a personal opinion and a singular view of the world. Because modern society finds it important that people think independently, decide autonomously and take personal initiatives, the concept of individualism has acquired a positive connotation. However, individualism is also linked with the tendency to withdraw from socia
Moral
Moral
moral Introduction Lawrence Kholberg spent many years researching how individuals develop their own moral codes. For nearly thirty years he has amplified his Cognitive-Developmental theory of moralisation which has now become prominent in the field of moral development and its application to moral education. Kohlberg proposed that moral difficulties motivated their own development through a fixed sequence of increasingly adaptable kinds of moral reasoning. He conducted most of his work at Harva
My neighbor
My neighbor
My neighbor How would you describe a leader and/or leadership? A significant part of effective leadership is the close connection between the leader and the follower, which often determines the success of the leaders mission. Unfortunately, this leader-follower relationship cannot be created according to some simple formula. Young leaders of today face special challenges as they try to communicate and interact with their followers and potential followers. By exploring global perspectives, huma
Election 2000
Election 2000
Election 2000 Election 2000 overview Presidential election cycles are always three-ring circuses, and the 2000 election has become one of the biggest circuses ever. With a two-term president unable to seek re-election, the House of Representatives clearly up for grabs, and Democrats counting on major Senate gains -- even hoping to win control -- there is a lot at stake in this year\'s elections. Republicans\' optimism is based on their view that they will take back the White House after an eigh
Immigration
Immigration
Immigration Immigration in America Most Americans place their pride in being apart of a country where a man can start at the bottom and work his way to the top. We also stress the fact that we are all created equal with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. (Jefferson 45) During the early 1900s white Americans picked and chose who they saw fit to live in America and become an American. Those that separate the desirable from the undesir
Immigration
Immigration
Immigration Immigration in America Most Americans place their pride in being apart of a country where a man can start at the bottom and work his way to the top. We also stress the fact that we are all created equal with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. (Jefferson 45) During the early 1900s white Americans picked and chose who they saw fit to live in America and become an American. Those that separate the desirable from the undesir
John Brown The Sword and the Word
John Brown The Sword and the Word
John Brown The Sword and the Word John Brown: The Sword and the Word Stavis, Barrie. New York: A.S. Barnes and Company. 1970. 190 pp. “I act from a principle,” and “I say, break the law” are not only the names of two out of the five parts in this book, but the words by which John Brown lived so passionately everyday. At earlier times in his life he lived by his sword as well. The Sword and the Word illustrates John Brown’s own ideas and intentions and how he lived by them. A main issue of this
The best war ever
The best war ever
the best war ever Book Review on “ The Best War Ever America and World War II” By Michael C. C. Adams Michael C. C. Adams’ book, The Best War Ever: America and World War II, attempts to dispel the numerous misconceptions of the Second World War. As the title suggests, Americans came out of the war with a positive view of the preceding five turbulent years. This myth was born from several factors. Due to the overseas setting of both theaters of the war, intense government propaganda, Hollywood’s
Thebest war ever
Thebest war ever
thebest war ever Book Review on “ The Best War Ever America and World War II” By Michael C. C. Adams Michael C. C. Adams’ book, The Best War Ever: America and World War II, attempts to dispel the numerous misconceptions of the Second World War. As the title suggests, Americans came out of the war with a positive view of the preceding five turbulent years. This myth was born from several factors. Due to the overseas setting of both theaters of the war, intense government propaganda, Hollywood’s
Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism The highly religious philosophy of Transcendentalism developed as the response of a group of people who felt that it was unnecessary to practice a religion (and live a life) that was based on fear. The first Transcendentalists set out to create a more liberal way of life that allowed for personal growth, justice and freedom. To truly understand the implications of Transcendentalism and why Transcendentalists believed what they did, one must first look at the root of Transcende
Women In Vietnam
Women In Vietnam
Women In Vietnam Women in Vietnam Towards the end to the Twentieth century, Vietnam a rapidly changing country goes through a political and social transition, from a socialist to an open market capitalist type society. Since the late 1980\'s Vietnam has adjusted it\'s economy to compete with the world. In doing so, the country undergoes many political and social reforms. Ideals of the west have been implemented into Vietnams market economy. There is definitely a change that is occurring how
World war2
World war2
world war2 myth of WWII By: Stan the Man The Myth of World War II Michael C. C. Adams’ book, The Best War Ever: America and World War II, attempts to dispel the numerous misconceptions of the Second World War. As the title suggests, Americans came out of the war with a positive view of the preceding five turbulent years. This myth was born from several factors. Due to the overseas setting of both theaters of the war, intense government propaganda, Hollywood’s glamorization, and widespread econo
Cloning
Cloning
cloning Abstract As bioethics Leon R. Kass points out in his essay The Wisdom of Repugnance, those who defend human cloning regard themselves mainly as friends of freedom: the freedom of individuals to reproduce, the freedom of scientists and inventors to discover and devise and to foster ‘progress’ in genetic knowledge and technique. Kass goes on to stress that in fact, a right to reproduce has always been a peculiar and problematic notion. Rights generally belong to individuals, but this i
Cloning and Genetic Engineering in the Food Animal
Cloning and Genetic Engineering in the Food Animal
Cloning and Genetic Engineering in the Food Animal Industry INTRODUCTION When the Roslin Institute\'s first sheep cloning work was announced in March 1996 the papers were full of speculation about its long-term implications. Because of this discovery, the media’s attention has focused mainly on discussion of the possibility, of cloning humans. In doing so, it has missed the much more immediate impact of this work on how we use animals. It\'s not certain this would really lead to flocks of clone
The Controversial Issue of Animal Ethics
The Controversial Issue of Animal Ethics
The Controversial Issue of Animal Ethics The Controversial Issue of Animal Ethics The struggle against sickness and disease is not over, yet medical progress is being threatened by activists who would end the use of laboratory animals in the search for treatment and cures. Their well financed anti-research disinformation campaign is not the only weapon used by animal rights activists. The more extreme animal rights activists have used tactics of intimidation and terrorism, for example: April 26
Vivisection
Vivisection
vivisection Taylor West Mrs. Beaumont Enc1102-Section 48 28 February 2000 Animal Research and Testing, Is it Ethical?  It is a simple fact that many, if not most, of todays modern medical miracles would not exist if experimental animals had not been available to medical scientists. It is equally a fact that, should we as a society decide the use of animal subjects is ethically unacceptable and therefore must be stopped, medical progress will slow to a snails pace. Such retardation will in it
Anthropology Today
Anthropology Today
Anthropology Today In society today, the discipline of anthropology has made a tremendous shift from the practices it employed years ago. Anthropologists of today have a very different focus from their predecessors, who would focus on relating problems of distant peoples to the Western world. In more modern times, their goal has become much more local, in focusing on human problems and issues within the societies they live. This paper will identify the roles anthropologists today play, such as
Euthanasia
Euthanasia
Euthanasia Euthanasia, specifically voluntary euthanasia has been a taboo subject for many decades in this, and other countries. Euthanasia, as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary  bringing about of this, especially in the case of incurable and painful disease- comes from the Greek word euthanatos, meaning  a gentle and easy death. It is commonly known as death with dignity given to those who want the choice to die. No one can prevent death. The can only prolong it. Many people solicit t
Iroquois Culture
Iroquois Culture
Iroquois Culture In order to fully understand and appreciate a culture different from ones own, one must first have a grasp on ethnocentrism and how it can change thoughts and viewpoints. Ethnocentrism is a term used when someone is judging a cultures ethics or way of life based upon his or her own belief structure or cultural values. Granted, being ethnocentric is not necessarily something to be ashamed of; everyone does it as a part of human nature. What one must realize, however, is that i
Modernity
Modernity
Modernity Modernity: A transforming progression of human life Mankind is always transforming, moving progressively in a direction that modernizes the very fabric of being, ultimately impacting the socioreligious, cultural, economic and geopolitical aspects. Modernity, as a whole, is a reactive force--a reaction of comparisons and contractions to that which existed before. Some institutions and values of society are carried through modernalistic changes, often those notions thought to be progres
Jean prouve
Jean prouve
jean prouve I am only a man of my time who refuses to copy. ( Jean Prouve) No other comment could summarize Jean Prouve so simply. He was in every sense of the time, if not ahead of it. Jean grew up surrounded by artists whose concern it was to make art accessible to all. This philosophy would become the framework for Jean evident in his projects and work ethics. Prouve mainly worked on practical and social projects such as public buildings, market halls, schools, mass housing and furniture
Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright The Pioneer of creating Greatness Through Simplicity These ideas proposed by Wright represent a half century of ingenuity and unrivaled creativity. Wright was unquestionably a architectural genius and was years ahead of his time. The biggest obstacle which held Wright back throughout his career was the lack of technogaly that was present during his time. As a architect, Wright accomplished more that any other in history, with the possible exception of DaVin