Essays

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...

The Great Migration of Mexicans

The Great migration of Mexicans to America can be dated by the beginning of the 20th century and first was perceived as a cheap labor of workers who will go back to Mexico. It was welcomed by the American government after the state entered the World War I as an...

The United States and the Soviet Union’s Contribution to the Origins of the Cold War

Introduction By the end of the World War II both the United States and the Soviet Union were military superpowers. In addition, they had stockpile of atomic bombs; hence, refraining them from engaging in direct military conflicts. The Cold War was period of hostility between two ideological fronts: communism and...

Things Fall Apart: An Analysis

The novel, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe is a prose fiction detailing the tragic fall of Okonkwo, the protagonist, and the Igbo culture. Set in the pre-colonial Nigeria but written in the colonial period, the narrative follows the life of the Igbo tribe to the very the time when...

Water, Environment and Health

The issue of the availability and supply of water to low-income populaces has been a major challenge in Africa and such countries as India and Mexico. This is primarily due to the state of affairs in these nations and the placement and funding for the supply and maintenance of water...

The Social Fabric of the Platonian State

Introduction Social fabric is the composition of any state and consists of the rate of employment, values of the environment, levels of education, ethnic composition, and wealth. On the other hand, a Platonian State is an ideal city that Plato envisioned. In one of Plato’s most significant works, The Republic,...

The Influence of Papacy in XIII

XIII century became the apogee of the papacy political and spiritual power. In fact, the highest point of the papacy dominance was reached during the pontificate of Innocent III. The history of the Church argues that Innocent III was the most outstanding Pope of the Middle Ages. The phenomenon of...

Effect of Rapid Economic Growth on the Water Resource in Western China

Abstract The paper discusses the negative situation connected with the water resources in the Western China and its influence on the economic growth in this region. This paper analyzes numerous studies on the issue and concludes that water scarcity in China is an urgent issue. It affects the Chinese economic...