Columbine High School Gun Violence
637 wordsOverview From the Oscar award winning director, Michael Moore brings us a very thought provoking film that questions the very foundations of American society. Bowling for Columbine is a film directed, written and produced by Michael Moore. Through his trademark comedic style and his informal tone his quest takes into the Columbine massacre, Oklahoma bombing and other acts of gun violence. And he asks the ultimate question: What is the cause of Americas gun violence? No matter what your opinion i...
Free research essays on topics related to: gun violence, american society, dark side, columbine high school, michael moore
Computer Games On Young People
680 wordsThe effects computer games have on young people. Good or bad? Effects of computerised gaming have a wide range on young people today and like anything else the effects you get out is in the way they are used. If we look at how computer games are made and what they are intended for we can get a better understand for the effects that come out of them. Computer games today are created on a bases of entertainment but what are computer games? They are most commonly a simulation of a real life or exag...
Free research essays on topics related to: young people, player, first person, real life, computer games
Future Generations Spice Girls
1,558 words... deal more strategy that has been proven throughout decades of experience. Also technology has given the modern day manager much more information with which to make game effective decisions such as situational statistics and player tendencies. The game, which once was based purely on ability, has evolved into as much of a science as an art. The edge physically and mentally is so very much in favor of the modern team. Additionally, there is the issue of the overall caliber of major league play...
Free research essays on topics related to: future generations, major league, modern day, spice girls, recent years
Mortal Combat Taking Action
1,167 words... y would seek an outlet, either exploding into acts of extreme violence or manifesting itself as symptoms of mental illness. But there is no direct evidence for this conclusion (Aronson, 1995, p. 258). President Clinton looks at it in a different light saying, for people who have never been taught to understand the consequences of their action these things can unintentionally set forth a chain reaction of ever more impulsive behavior. Hollywood figures of the 21 st century blame factors such ...
Free research essays on topics related to: producers, taking action, good amount, mortal combat, rating system
Violent Video Games Face To Face
1,973 wordsMan, Framed by the LPB Sniper again! ! ! That may sound like nonsense to the average person but to the seasoned Counterstrike veteran it speaks volumes. Today, millions of people of all ages are coming together on the Internet to compete against each other in a variety of online games. The most popular of which is an online modification of the game Half-life entitled Counterstrike. Counterstrike itself is comprised of players broken up in to two teams, terrorists and counter terrorists, who then...
Free research essays on topics related to: gamers, real life, violent video games, social aspect, face to face
Diego Ca Greenhaven San Diego Ca
1,135 wordsMusic censorship has been a major problem plaguing America for over fifty years. In 1957, Elvis Pressley was only allowed to be filmed from the waist up on the Ed Sullivan show (Nuzum 1). Plenty of controversy has taken places between then and now, but more recently it has become much more prominent in the media, and people and organizations are beginning to actually take a stand. For example, Island Records (owned by Disney) dropped the Insane Clown Posse just after their release of The Great M...
Free research essays on topics related to: marilyn manson, san diego ca, diego ca greenhaven, 2001 a href, freedom of speech
England And Wales Local Authorities
1,588 wordsFilm Censorship Movies are one of the biggest conveyors of morals and ideas to people in todays world. The movie Money Train portrayed a criminally insane man that would like subway ticket booths on fire with gasoline. A few weeks after the movie was in theaters, someone started setting ticket booths on fire. When the perpetrator was caught, he blamed his actions on the movie. He said that the movie influenced him into doing what he did. In an online forum it was determined that, Censorship prov...
Free research essays on topics related to: good example, england and wales, south park, great britain, local authorities
Similarities Between China And The United States
991 wordsSimilarities between China and the United States During our age of globalization, more and more societies around the world start to possess features that are more common. The lifestyles of people in these societies become more similar, due to a global change in cultural values. Today it is even possible to say that there exist Western type of lifestyle, which has been and continues to be rapidly adopted around the globe. China is eastern country with its unique culture, however due to growing tr...
Free research essays on topics related to: years ago, national identity, watching tv, chinese society, playing video games
Men And Women Andrea Dworkin
1,102 words" Letters from a War Zone" deals with the controversy between men and women banning pornography. In this essay there are many strong personal views on pornography and the brutality of women in porn. Men and women have been at war for many years because of this. I agree with banning pornography because pornography lures men into disrespecting women. This essay makes me angry because it shows another part of life that is really not acknowledged. It seems realistic to me because many wome...
Free research essays on topics related to: south america, andrea dworkin, men and women, snuff films, young woman
School Shooting Video Games
545 wordsUpon reading last Sundays issue of the Cincinnati Enquirer, then scanning the Editorial Pages my eyes were drawn to thick black letters entitling a column Time to pick on bullies. This editorial of Bill Thompson immediately laid claim that after a school shooting, news follows that the shooter was bullied by fellow students. Seeing where this topic was headed, I was intrigued to read on. After a short reminiscent review of how kids used to either tolerate the ridicule, or as Mr. Thompson wrote, ...
Free research essays on topics related to: music video, video games, blame, school shooting, epidemic
Doesn T First One
874 wordsDear Britney, Omigod, oligo, oligo. Oh. My. God. Got your new album. Love it! Seriously, it just rawwwwwks, you know? After your first one, I was like, no way she can top this. Ever, ever, ever. No way. WELL, WAY! ? Oops... I Did It Again? is sooo amazing. Where do I begin? I love how the album is basically the same beat, the whole way through. You could Tae Bo to this thing and never miss a punch. On most albums, the beats are all mixed up? slow song, fast song, mid-tempo song. It? s confusing!...
Free research essays on topics related to: doesn t, first one, abba, album, britney
Rage Against The Machine Chili Peppers
780 wordsThe Hip-Hop/Rock Phenomenon It seems as though you can barely read a magazine or flip on the television without hearing about one of these new hip-hop / rock groups. Media outlets such as Rolling Stone and MTV treat these bands as though miraculously created this? new? genre of music. Acts such as Limp Bizkit, Kid Rock and Sugar Ray are treated though they are creative geniuses when in reality they are only doing things that have already been done before. True some of these new bands are very ta...
Free research essays on topics related to: hip hop, hard rock, rage against the machine, rock band, chili peppers
Shawn Fanning Marshall Mathers
646 wordsThere is a kind of music, which is commonly referred to as? Pop? music. It attracts a variety of Americans of very different geographical, racial, and economical backgrounds. Some of the most popular artists these days that are considered? Pop? are N? Sync, Britney Spears (who, having recently turned eighteen, doesn? t seem to mind letting the guys know that she? s legal now), Cristina Aguilera, Eminem, Limp Bizkit, and Tupac Shakur. It would take a thousand pages to describe the entire commerci...
Free research essays on topics related to: britney spears, marshall mathers, commonly referred, hip hop, shawn fanning
Public Policy First Movie
686 wordsCinematography In MacBeth When I first watched the two episodes of MacBeth I noticed several differences in the was the two directors portrayed the settings and characters in witch scene. In the first movie I found the witch scene to be very dark and mysterious which made it easy to tell what the witches were doing and the fog and lightning gave me the impression that bad things were yet to come. This atmosphere is totally different from the second video though because the second one takes place...
Free research essays on topics related to: immigration, oct 22, oct, first movie, public policy
Playing Video Games Physically Fit
557 wordsGetting Physically Fit As I flipped through a magazine of Mens Health, I saw muscular males with abs of steel, muscles that were ready to burst, and attractive females around each arm. This was a common occurrence when I looked through other magazines such as GQ or Mens Fitness and my mind usually wondered if being physically fit was the way to be. Getting physically fit could cause me to become more muscular, and also increase other self-traits such as self-confidence, and increased stamina. So...
Free research essays on topics related to: motivation, physically, playing video games, mens, physically fit
Cd Care Center
239 wordsMidwest Community College needs to expand its child day care center to help students attending classes at night. The day care center needs to be open from 5 p. m. to 10: 30 p. m. so children can be cared for safely while their parents attend class. To raise money for funding the extended hours, the Student Government Association (SGA) wants to offer a computer software, music CD and cassette, and movie exchange. Items that are accepted at the exchange include: 61656; IBM and Macintosh busines...
Free research essays on topics related to: 61656, care center, cd , p m, day care
Government Try To Censor Video Games Violence
427 wordsViolence in the Media In the world we live in, violence is a way of life for many people. Chances are, most of the people reading this live in nice, upper-middle class suburbs, just like I do. But, just because we dont see this violence doesnt mean it doesnt happen. We all know it happens, were not stupid, we watch the news, we read the newspaper. So why does the government try to censor violence? Why does the government try to censor sex? Is it because we cant handle it? No. I can handle it. I ...
Free research essays on topics related to: rated, scenes, desensitized, rape, video games
Body Language Personal Communication
804 wordsCommunication Progresses Between People In todays hustle and bustle of everyday life, men, women, and children walk past one another without even a friendly smile or hello. As global technology grows, communication between individuals gets more distant and less personal. Even in families, messages are left on the answering machine or as notes on the fridge. Therefore, with todays highly competitive technological world, it is vital to receive and maintain some old-fashioned inter-personal communi...
Free research essays on topics related to: personal communication, high tech, body language, affects, tech
Chasing Amy Was Smiths Amy Was Smiths Movie
446 wordsDogma is the Dogma Dogma Dogma is the latest movie from director Kevin Smith, whose previous movies Clerks, Mallrats, and Chasing Amy have become cult hits. This movie should be no different from the last three. Smith has more star power then ever to work with in this movie with such stars as Ben Affleck (who had a part in the Mallrats), Matt Damon, Chris Rock, Linda Fiorentino, Salma Hayek, and even rocker Alanis Morissette as God. The story is about two fallen angels, Affleck, and Damon, who h...
Free research essays on topics related to: clerks, worker, smiths, amy, dogma
Alternative Fuels Fuel Efficiency
996 wordsPeople Concept Cars CONCEPT CARS People go to car shows to see the manufacturers futuristic concept cars and are always fascinated and amazed by the impressive engineering. Little do they realize, those concept cars of tomorrow are actually prototypes of what is to come. The car shows only intent is to showoff the engineers technical ideas, to get the populations reaction, and to test the functionality of their new creation. How will tomorrows mobile units look and perform? The late twenty-first...
Free research essays on topics related to: concept cars, fuel efficiency, important factor, natural gas, alternative fuels