Why Do Bad Things To Good People
619 wordsWhy do bad things happen to good people? Why do good things happen to bad people? These two questions have bewildered mankind throughout the centuries. Even the greatest philosophers and theologians have yet to develop a concrete answer. Philosophers, theologians, and even religious leaders have developed many hypotheses. Some of these hypotheses support each other while others conflict. It is for this reason that we must conclude that there is not one answer, but rather a number of reasons. The...
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Blood Alcohol Legal Limit
1,151 wordsAlcoholic drinks, in todays society, have become an accepted part of social life. However, when alcohol is mixed with driving, catastrophic consequences can occur. In fact, 1 in 5 fatal accidents on our roads are directly related to alcohol. Is our government doing enough to deter people from drinking and driving? Each week, around 11 people die from driving above the legal limit, just under half of whom being people other than the drink drivers themselves. A further 300 people are injured. An a...
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Mandatory Driving Tests Decided To Watch One
387 wordsOne day, not long ago... I came out of my house to leave for work. On the way to my car I noticed the little old lady across the street walking to here car with what appeared to be a phone book. To my surprise she laid the phone book down onto the seat and proceeded to climb in... I then decided to watch this rare occasion, since she only drives once a month or so. Well after a few minutes, she finally got her giant Cadilac started and began to back out of her drive way. She was backing up with ...
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Brain Damage Marijuana Users
906 wordsI believe that marijuana should be legalized. I believe that if the goverment did so the National debt would be greatly decreased by the money it would make from the taxation of marijuana and also from the decrease in law enforcement and jail cost that is caused by the "criminal" aspects of marijuana. I believe that the use of marijuana would be more likely to go down than up with the legalization of it. I believe this because half the reason some people use it is the appeal of doing something i...
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Highway Traffic Safety Administration National Highway Traffic Safety
750 wordsIn recent years, more than 5, 900 teenagers died in the United States from motor vehicle crash injuries. Such injuries are by far the leading public health problem for young people 13 - 19 years old (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety [IIHS], 2004). Drivers are not the only ones at risk. Teenagers who are passengers in others vehicles make up a startling 87 % of the fatality statistic. Lack of driving experience, disregard for traffic laws, and quick access to full driving privileges contrib...
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Amounts Of Food Heart Disease
805 wordsBefore contact with the western world, the Inuit were a relatively healthy population. However, the severe climate in which they resided posed challenges in maintaining health and well being. Here are some of the difficulties they faced and their adaptations to combat these problems: Avoiding Vitamin Deficiencies: The vegetation in the arctic habitat is relatively scarce. In order to prevent disease such as scurvy and rickets, and to assure calcium absorption the Inuit needed sufficient amounts ...
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Auto Insurance Factors Affecting Operational Level Of Planning
986 wordsAuto Insurance: Factors Affecting Operational Level of Planning Team C University of Phoenix MGT 330 Orlando Rivero June 20, 2005 Auto Insurance: Operational Level of Planning The insurance industry is affected by many economic factors. In an attempt to better understand the operational level of planning within the insurance industry we would like to take a look at how revenue, operating expenses, and the auto insurance market directly affect the operational level of planning of any given Auto i...
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Punishment Without Revenge By Lope De Vega
1,621 wordsPunishment without Revenge by Lope de Vega Lope de Vega (1562 - 1635) is a Spanish dramatist. His play El casino sin ventana (Punishment without revenge) was written during his last years of life. This play is dedicated to problem of absolute despotism. It was written in 1631 and was put on stage only once in 1632 in Madrid theatre. The concept of this play was dedicated to social-political problems and was slightly veiled because it takes place outside Spain. The source of this play was one of ...
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American Foreign Policy Foreign Nations
872 wordsBLOWBACK, AND AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY America prides itself on being the worlds largest superpower, and the American public rarely hears about wrongdoings made by the American government. On the occasional occurrence when the media has delivered such controversial news, it is gone before the public really has a chance to absorb all the information. American foreign policy is often times possibly doing more harm than good to foreign nations and the way in which certain matters are handled reflect...
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Leading Cause Of Death Time Of Death
734 wordsThe purpose of this paper is to explain the causes of teen suicide. This paper will include statistics and some background information on suicide survivors. Also this report will discuss some warning signs of teen suicide. It is important to take the subject of suicide seriously. It doesnt seem right that a teenager, who has lived for such a short time, would choose to die, but those who cant get over their depression sometimes do. Teen suicide is the third leading cause of death for young peopl...
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Areas Of The Brain Cerebral Palsy
799 wordsThough many people refer to Cerebral Palsy as a disease, in reality, it is a group of chronic conditions affecting body movement and muscle coordination. Since it is caused by damage to one or more specific areas of the brain, it usually occurs during fetal development; before, during or shortly following birth; or during infancy. Broken down, Cerebral Palsy stands for Cerebral- the brain, and Palsy-muscle weakness / poor control. Cerebral Palsy is not progressive, but secondary conditions can d...
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Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plants
719 wordsChernobyl and Three Mile Island Chernobyl and Three Mile Island bring visions of mushroom clouds, destruction, death. What do they have in common? They were both nuclear accidents. They bring up a serious question: Just how safe is nuclear energy? There are many viewpoints on the topic, but most are polluted with myths and ignorance. With the popularity of the prime-time cartoon The Simpsons, many people s view on the topic have been distorted. The father (Homer) is an under trained, high-school...
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Horrible Illnesses Preventable Deaths
853 wordsSamanaz Felfeli Extra Credit # 1 Cigarettes Whats killing our country? This year alone cigarettes will kill 420, 00 Americans, and how many more will suffer from cancers, and circulatory and respiratory diseases. These horrible illnesses were known to originate from cigarettes for years, and recently nicotine, the main man chemical additive in cigarettes, was declared addictive by the Food and Drug Administration. This explains why smokers continue to use cigarettes even though smokers are aware...
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Power To Regulate Department Of Transportation
539 wordsThomas Jefferson said, ? The freedom and happiness of man are the sole objects of all legitimate governments. ? This is why the federal government should not restrict the minimum driving age of Americans. Such, actions is un-constitutional in that it violates the rights of the individual States (10 th amendment), and those of young Americans (The Preamble). The Federal government has the power to regulate inter-state commerce between states in dispute. The Department of Transportation (D. O. T. ...
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Breaking The Law Legalizing Drugs
712 wordsDrug legalization is a hotly debated topic in today s society. Proponents of this plan state that it will put drug dealers out of business and take away the rebellious allure that causes many young people to take drugs. This theory could not be farther from the truth. If illegal drugs were legalized, drug dealers would be brought to the forefront of one of the fastest growing industries in history. They would form giant corporations and make much more money if people could freely buy drugs whene...
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Million Tons Energy Consumption
369 wordsENERGY CONSUMPTION The United States of America uses more than one fifth of the worlds resources. Energy consumption doubled between 1952 and 1972 and although consumption has slowed it continues to rise at an alarming rate. In the 1940 s the U. S. A exported fuel but by 1952 it was importing large amounts of oil and coal. Since 1981 the cost of fuel imports has been over 75 billion a year. The U. S. A is now being forced to mine oil and natural gases in places like deep-sea basins. Only 6 % of ...
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Didn T Wasn T
1,570 wordsDue you want to see me take my eye out? I can and you can too! That is if you don? t use proper eyewear when doing various activities that may be hazardous to your eyes. I would like to take the time today to explain to all of you why it is important to wear the right kind of eye protection when, let? s say, working with tools. I am also going to try and persuade you to use proper eyewear and I am going to do this with some facts, a little data, and a short story. Do you play sports, such as ten...
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United States Citizens Violent Crimes
1,162 wordsGun Control Ever since America has been a country, Americans have owned and used guns. Recent events, such as Columbine and other mass shootings, have caused Americans to look at guns in a whole new perspective. Many argue guns protect us as United States citizens, while others will argue that guns are killing United States citizens. Who is right? Is there a right or a wrong? What should be done if anything? There are many different factors that contribute to finding the answers to these questio...
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Gun Control Laws Constitution Of The United States
668 wordsGun-control, term that refers to the management of firearms in an effort to reduce criminal use of weapons. Gun-control generally is concerned with the passage of legislation- on a local, state, or national level-that places restrictions on legal ownership of certain firearms. These restrictions often involve mandatory waiting periods for prospective gun buyers or banning the sale of some weapons altogether. In the early 1990 s there were more than 200 million privately owned guns in the United ...
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One Of The Major Police Officers
838 wordsIn Gun Control Gun Control In todays society, one of the major problems we face is the use, and misuse of guns. Guns are deadly weapons that can change a persons life physically and emotionally, mostly when it is not used properly. Many people possess at least one handgun either in purses or in homes for protection, while others own guns for their own pleasure. Despite the fact that a gun can protect a person during self-defense, it can also be dangerous because it can hurt and kill someone. If ...
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