Essay about Literacy

“I didn’t know I was a slave until I found out I couldn’t do the things I wanted. ”-Frederick Douglass. Literacy was a double-edged sword within the times of slavery in America, and in Cambodia in the time of the Khmer Rouge, from 1975 to 1979. Anyone deemed intellectual was immediately murdered to protect the regime. Anyone wearing glasses was deemed intellectual...
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Prisons and Jails

Jails are temporary secluded confinement enclosures, within which a person, alleged to have committed a minor crime, stays. Prisons are state owned confinements that keep criminals found guilty of serious offences. The similarity between prisons and jails is their role of confinement of suspects or lawbreakers for purposes of rehabilitation. There are numerous differences be...
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Endangered Oceans and Wildlife

Our oceans are dying. So why are we not doing all we can to protect marine wild-life and to rebalance the ecosystem? The ocean supports the life of nearly half of all species on Earth. Since 71% of the Earth’s surface is water, polluting it with trash and toxins is not the way to a so called “green” lifestyle. I think we should protect the water and it’s containing life by ch...
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Unraveling the true nature.

The books Lord of the Flies by William Golding and The Giver by Lois Lowery are drastically different at a first glance. One teaches that Human beings are savage monsters torn down by trials, while the other proclaims that we are free spirited heroes that rise above our challenges, however, there is a third message hidden betwixt the pages that unexpectedly unite these two n...
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Foreign Direct Investment

The goal or aim of every investor is to gain profits. Investment is among the most preferred means of achieving the goal of profit maximization. Investment refers to buying of a financial commodity or a valuable item with a hope of future increased returns. It may mean using money to make more money. Foreign direct investment can be defined as the measure of investments, both...
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Stand and Deliever Article Review

1. 5Ws + H a.Who: Kathleen Doheny b.What: Women vets may need more access to breast cancer services c.When: September 20, 2013 d.Where: The Baltimore VA Medical Center e.Why: The use of VHA outpatient care nationwide by women grew by 47 percent f.How: Because of the return of women veterans 2.Summary Fromm 2003 to 2009, the use of VHA outpatient care nationw...
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Superstitions That Kill

“Innocent people are being killed. My friend was chopped up like a potato, cut, cut, cut, again and again” said Josephat Torner, an albino activist from Tanzania, in the documentary film “In the Shadow of The Sun” by Harry Freeland. Albinism, which is a genetic condition in which there is a lack of melanin causing one to become pale, is the main cause of brutal killings in ea...
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Forms of Taxes

Flat tax system is an income tax which charges everybody at the same rate, irrespective to level of earnings. Much as it is commonly used system in most American states, I am not in favor of it for many reasons. It exerts unnecessary pressure on the low and moderate class earners. These groups are usually the majority and therefore, they pay more taxes as opposed to the rich....
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This I Believe

I believe that nature taught me that life can quickly change in a moment.What is clear bright and beautiful one minute, can quickly turn dark and gray the next.When standing on a mountain top in Vermont one day not too long ago I stood there and admired the sky.The blue and white clouds seemed clear and pure.I could see for miles and it was peaceful.But it only took a few mo...
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Is it a tradition to continue bullying and use foul language?

Bully! Bully! Bully! As much as I hear this word I feel annoyed. I feel that someone might get into a huge crisis, by getting involved in this particular bully world. People, kids, families, friends all have gone through this phase. I don’t understand why is not media taking an action on it? I mean, if media could move their minds from seeking other celebrity’s lifestyle, I ...
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