Term Papers on Social Issues
Violence On TV
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.... The studies have been carried out and all the results point to one conclusion: Television violence causes children to be violent and the effects can be life-long.
The information can't be ignored. Violent television viewing does affect children. The effects have been seen in a number of cases. In New York, a 16-year-old boy broke into a cellar. When the police caught him and asked him why he was wearing gloves he replied that he had learned to do so to not leave fingerprints and that he discovered this on television. In Alabama, a nine-year-old boy rec .....
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.... sad and lonely, she was walking through the meadow when she noticed a small butterfly caught unmercifully in a thornbush. The more the butterfly struggled to free itself, the deeper the thorns cut into the butterfly from its captivity. Instead of flying away, the little butterfly changed into a beautiful fairy. The young girl rubbed her eyes in disbelief.
'For your wonderful kindness,' the good fairy said to the girl, 'I will grant you any wish you would like.'
The little girl thought for a moment and then replied, 'I want to be happy!'
The fairy said, .....
The American Association Of Retired Persons (AARP)
Number of words: 1838 - Number of pages: 7
.... from movie
tickets to grants for re-search. The AARP also has many publications in the
form of audio and publications. The most famous of these publications is the
bimonthly Modern Maturity which targets all readers inter-ested in AARP issues.
The issues and goals the AARP advocates span a great deal throughout the
political, economic, and social arena. While diverse in its areas of interest,
the AARP mainly concentrates on social issues. Being a nonpartisan organization,
the AARP does not nationally endorse or contribute any money to the campaigns
of any c .....
Immigration & Americas Future
Number of words: 2066 - Number of pages: 8
.... question of jobs. The International Labor organization projects a twenty-
year increase of 600 to 700 million people who will be seeking jobs.
Eighty-eight percent of the world's population growth takes place in the
Third World. More than a billion people today are paid about 150 dollars a year,
which is less than the average American earns in a week. And growing numbers of
these poorly paid Third World citizens want to come to the United States.
In the 1970s, all other countries that accept immigrants started
controlling the number of people .....
The Incident At Columbine And The Media's Effect On Children
Number of words: 773 - Number of pages: 3
.... at the expense of the victims and communities still struggling to rebuild their lives. As a parent and grandparent, I am as troubled as anyone over the senseless tragedies that have occurred in schools over the past two years, and I fully understand the gravity and attention these scenes deserve. However, it does little but instill unwarranted fear in parents and students when such graphic stories are repeated over and over despite the telling fact that schools remain one of the safest places for our children to be.
I encourage and respectfully ask the media to .....
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.... change in moral? Since the middle ages, has become more common and more widely accepted as a part of human life. was once considered a sinful thing and even illegal. In the movie Ann of a Thousand Days, the practice of was illegal and was punishable by ex-communication of the church. During this time, even King Henry the fifth had a very hard time trying to get around this impeccable law. In order to get his s he had to resolve in having his wives executed for adultery under false accusations. He had to murder for the , or annulment. How have th .....
What Is Love?
Number of words: 401 - Number of pages: 2
.... it is available to all. Romance is therefore a relative thing. The fact is that romantic love, is a different thing to different people. To me, romance is a fleeting thing. It is a step towards a better thing, towards love that isn't physical. Romance epitomizes the best and worst of love. It is a thing that I at once desire and despise.
The other definition of love is the fraternal love of others. A person loves their family, and their friends. This kind of love is more common. Every one is familiar with this sort of love. For example, a child usually loves his .....
The Role Of Women In The Church
Number of words: 1912 - Number of pages: 7
.... whatever corresponds to
his/her point of view. However, if the Bible is of divine inspiration, then a
cautious consideration of passages relevant to a particular issue must be
undertaken. Traditions and customs that have arisen after the Bible was written
may thus be carefully scrutinized. Such practices may or may not prove sound
after comparison with scripture.
Before we discuss specific issues concerning women in worship, we should
consider principles derived from the relationship of Adam and Eve as described
in Genesis chapter one. The Apostle Paul frequent .....