Essays

“Generals Die in Bed”

Introduction Many American authors discuss the idea of war and its consequences, such as hunger, malice, and numerous people’s deaths. Among the themes they discuss the most are World War II, the Vietnam War, and the military campaigns in the Middle East. However, the topic of World War I may...

Application of Pamela Reed’s Theory of Self-Transcendence

Introduction Self – transcendence is a crucial resource for the well-being among at the end of life and vulnerable populations. Self –transcendence facilitates the searching of the individual for the personal well-being, meaning, and a new perspective that allow to overcome the ego concerns. The central core of the theory...

Bullying

Bulling is of a great importance nowadays and different studies provide different points of view on it. The main idea is that bullying is repeated by teasing, threatening, rude comments, cursing and often physical abuse. The interview findings and studies compare bullying and normal conflict between students. Teacher Sandra Story...

Comparative Analysis of the Snow White Novel by Donald Barthelme and its Original Fairy Tale Version

Introduction “Snow White” is a novel by Donald Barthelme written in the best traditions of post-modernism. The “Snow White”, at a glance, is a far cry from the famous fairy tale of the same name. The original version tells us a story about an innocent beauty that had to experience...

Consumerism as a Global Issue

What is the consumer society? How does it differ from other social formations? It seems that people have always bought and sold, possessed something, spent money, and always wanted to live in wealth and luxury. So why only modern society is associated with the concept of consumption? It is viewed...

Democracy

The political regime is a personification of the state status, which describes the way of the political system organization and relations of the government with its society. Modern scholars have identified several political regimes, and democracy is one of them. The degree of the democratic government is one of the...

Gender Education and Equity in India

Introduction In many countries and in India, in particular, the impact of political, economic, social, institutional changes on the status of women and their role as objects and participants of social development has always been a very complex and even contradictory. India has very strong ancient cultural traditions as well...

History of Political Theory: Aquinas v. Machiavelli

The reason of why different philosophical schools and theories exist is that different philosophies saw and perceived reality in their own individual ways. It is impossible to state that some philosophical methods and right and others are wrong. There are just people, who support certain theories, those who criticize them...

How Racial and Ethnic Structures and Meanings have impacted a Specific Aspect of Social Life

Racial and ethnic structures and meanings have had a huge impact on the social lives of minorities, preventing them from active political participation starting from historical periods up to the recent times. Even after the abolition of slavery, Blacks were denied most of their social privileges even the ones protected...

How Technology Influences Relationships

Technology changes rapidly and has a considerable impact on the lives of people. This is particularly the case for communication technologies. Technologies such as the internet, mobile phones, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, email, Myspace and YouTube, just to mention a few, have been instrumental in enhancing how people connect with each...

Interpersonal Communication and Relationships

Abstract Interpersonal communication involves two people that share some information either face-to-face interaction or via other channels. This kind of communication has several principles that characterize it as irreversible and non-optional, for example. Although the process enables effective data sharing between individuals, it faces some communication barriers including noise, message-type...

LGBT Representations in Modern Animated Movies

Modern American popular culture suggests various views on women and men, yet most of them rely on discriminative gender stereotypes and generalized behavioral models. The prevalence of such approach occurs because the proposed products orient on a large number of people, thus it is important to maintain semantic uniqueness and...

Political Corruption and Economic Effects It Has

Introduction Corruption can be compared to a malignant cancer cell that eats into the society’s cultural and political pillars and ultimately compromises the functioning of its essential components. Corruption is a global vice, but it is deeply entrenched in the poverty stricken nations of Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and is...

Pollution in the United Arab Emirates

Problem Definition Environmental pollution is one of the major problems facing the contemporary society. Environment refers to the air, land, sea, and generally, what surrounds people. Keeping the environment clean is vital as it ensures people live a better and healthy life. Environmental pollution has led to the global warming...

Robotic Pets

Japanese engineers, innovators, and inventors changed the way we view robots when they introduced to the world the concept of a robotic pet. Others may say that it was not the Japanese who thought of the first robotic pet. However, one can make the counter-argument that Japanese innovators were one...

The Battle of the Good and the Bad Within

Introduction There is often an open argument on the existence of good and bad, with most people arguing that the good and bad cannot exist together. This means that any given individual would have to choose between being good and being bad. The reality however, as will be argued in...