Capital Punishment: The Death Penalty

Capital punishment, or the death penalty, has been used for centuries. Recently, though, there have been many debates about whether or not it is moral. The decision is not one that can be clearly made, but two philosophers, Jeffrey Reiman and Louis Pojman, have debated thoroughly on the issue. Pojman believes that the death penalty is needed in some situations, while Reiman ...
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Price Discrimination

Price discrimination or differentiation refers to a situation where similar goods or services have different rates or prices, by the same provider or another provider. There are many types of price differentiation, ranging from first degree to fourth degree price discrimination. Instances of price discrimination include retail price discrimination; discrimination in the trave...
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Toxic Waters

A young girl walked to a lake one day and saw a wrap paper on floating on the lake. She noticed that near the the lake there was also garbage. Many lakes in Massachusetts are polluted, contaminated with garbage and worst of all mercury, as the result of power plants’ waste. These companies throw their waste, strong chemicals and other things, in the lakes. The fish and othe...
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The Rule of Stalin

Stalin was a dictator of Russia. Stalin was someone who believed that Russia will suffer if he didn’t make changes to the country. So Stalin used various methods in order to make changes for Russia regardless if the people liked his idea of “change” or not. One of the changes Stalin wanted was to modernize Russia. Stalin told the people that the reason why ...
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Research Proposal on Global Warming

Research Problem This research paper explores the issue of global warming and the shifting attention that the skeptics are receiving in the recent past. This paper focuses on the global warming as defined by the scientists and the skeptic’s point of views in the debate. The skeptics of global warming are attracting attention from the public while gaining a respect from...
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Humans, Love, and War

What’s the recipe for a Hollywood blockbuster movie? Love and war. Kill your enemy, but among them find your impossible love. The Iliad, Romeo and Juliet, For Whom the Bell Tolls, every great story contains the duality of love and war, Eros and Thanatos. Love and war are primordial instincts. They also seem to be the reason for the continued existence of Homo Sapiens a...
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Looking Inside of the Inside

1 in 4 Americans live with a mental illness. 100 billion dollars is the estimated economic cost of untreated mental illness in the US. But most shockingly, 75% of those who struggle with these illnesses feel like they do not get the understanding and compassion that they deserve from others (The Huffington Post). People tend to treat mental illness as less valid than physica...
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Price Floor and Price Ceiling

In a free market system, the prices of commodities are determined by the market forces of demand and supply. The level of demand for products will influence the price at which suppliers will offer goods in order to clear the market (Boyes & Melvin, 2011). However, there are circumstances in which the government influences commodity prices by setting their minimum or maxi...
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Machiavelli Was Right!

Fear is strong. It drives men to madness and can shock others into sanity. Strong leaders often rise in times of terror, sometimes out of necessity. Authority figures generate and utilize fear. It is the foundation for any government that fulfills its core purpose of keeping its citizens loyal and furthering its citizens’ agenda. Fright is the strongest motivator for us to st...
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The Symbol in “The Man Who Was Almost a Man’

“Howdy, Dave! Whutcha want?”(Wright). That is what Mistah Joe had been asking Dave while Dave searched to be a man. Dave only wanted one thing and that was to be treated like a man and not be ridiculed while working or be treated as a baby while at home. In the story, “A Man Who Was Almost a Man,” Richard Wright explains the struggles of a boy named Dave who wants nothing les...
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