This essay is aimed to explain the impact of drug dealing on the economy using simple macroeconomic logic. While this paper elaborates on the effects of drug dealing on key economic areas, including labour force productivity, economic output, savings and investment, trade and balance of payments and inflation, the evidence provided in this essay propounds the notion that overall illicit drug dealing would negatively affect the economy.
What Happened to African Americans During the Great Depression?
The time of the Great Depression is the time America’s worst economic crisis, where thousands of people lost their jobs, unable to find new ones, and thousands of families were forced into poverty. This period made the already quite gloomy economic situation much worse for African Americans.
Because Blacks were the first ones to lose their jobs, they suffered from joblessness in more ways than whites did. At the beginning of the US government help program, African Americans got significantly less support comparably to whites. Continue reading
Is Animal Testing Necessary?
The debates over the necessity of animal testing remain topical nowadays. Some people stress the importance of animal testing for research and finding out the side effects of new products and treatments, while others consider this irrelevant, cruel in respect of animals and support the use of new alternative methods. In this paper, I am going to argue that tests on animals are unnecessary due to the reasons discussed below.
What is worse: oversleeping or undersleeping?
Many epidemiological studies show a strong connection between sleep duration and health. Oversleepers and undersleepers are both exposed to greater risks of death and diseases than normal length sleepers.
It should be mentioned that sleep needs vary across ages. Besides age, in order to establish how much sleep you need, it would be necessary to take into account your work schedule and stress and examine other factors that could be affecting the quantity (and the quality) of your sleep. The general opinion is that normal sleep length is 7 – 9 hours for adults.
Ray Bradbury’s ‘Fahrenheit 451’, a futuristic fiction written in 1953, is a novel about the future society where people have limited personal freedom. It is a society where order and harmony are present at the expense of individual rights.
The main character, Guy Montag, a fireman whose job is burning books instead of putting out fires, realizes that people lead superficial lives and is willing to change that. It is almost impossible to find people who understand him and it is also the case with his wife who spends time watching television on the walls or listening to the radio.
For many people, having a child is the cherished dream. But according to statistical researches nearly 15 percent of couples are unable to have children. By using the services of surrogate mother these individuals can have a desirable child with gene characteristics from one or even both parents.
However, attitude to surrogacy is often rather ambiguous. In most countries, gestational surrogacy is legally prohibited (McLachlan, Hugh V.; Swales, J. Kim). Many religious organizations are frown upon the process of surrogacy, which can be the only option for some individuals to start their family.
Why is there no Asian Union?
An Asian Union is a concept that has been talked about for many years. However, the reality of there ever becoming on is very unrealistic. Asia as whole is comprised of many countries that one are of differing cultural barriers, and two developing to establish themselves as a country.
Asia is very different that Europe and the Americas, where Europe has the EU (European Union). You can date turmoil happening between Asian countries since World War II when even close neighbors Japan and China, where Japan gave apologizes for events that happened.
Was Arya’s blindness a “punishment” or an “opportunity” or both?
What to make of the blindness of Aya Stark in the latest episode of the televised drama “Game of Thrones”. The culmination of a series of events in which Aya broke the protocols of the House of Black and White secret society of assassins to kill a target for personal reasons. What does the blinding of the young killer actually mean?
The Role of Satire in George Orwell’s Animal Farm
George Orwell’s 1945 novella Animal Farm is widely considered as a straightforward satirical commentary or a critique of a socialist idea of revolution. While this is true, and backed up by the author’s clear political and ideological views as described in Bernard Crick’s introduction to Orwell’s political polemic The Lion and the Unicorn, we can argue that the satire expands to all forms of totalitarian systems, as well as to the problems of the very nature of human beings.
Discus how acupuncture can be combined with modern day medicine to help provide relief to patients.
Acupuncture can be used for treating both medical and psychological conditions. Medically it can help with pain relief and relaxation. In addiction it can be used to reduce cravings and give limited control over the addiction. In addition to medical treatment such as medication it can give relief to a patient.