When the world seems to turn upside down, when your life seems to be totally ruined – the only person we can rely upon during these tough times and the only shoulder we can cry on without any uneasiness is our friend. I got used to believe that friendship is an everlasting phenomenon and it is truly forever. I stick to the opinion, that true friendship is never-ending. Life is unpredictable and we never know what may happen tomorrow. I’ve a lot of friends but only few of them are real. We’ve gone through many difficulties together and now my heart is aching at the thought that we are living in different countries because of life circumstances.
War is, first of all, a behavior pattern that means a definite state of organized conflict between two or more social entities. The main reason for such a conflict is an attempt to be on top of hierarchy either psychological or material. Aspect of domination is basic for all wars throughout history. But all over the history war was undertaken as noble. Nowadays we can postulate war not only as undesirable but also as morally problematic issue.
Are there reasonable causes to start a war? It is obvious that the issue is deeper than it seems. Pacifists will surely announce that there are no fair reasons to start any kind of war. Other point of view lies in accepting perceived threat as possible viable reason for a war.
Over the past few years there has been a multitude of complaints about the violent content of video games and it has been suggested that they can make players more aggressive in real life. The fact that video games are getting more and more elaborate and violent can’t be denied – game designers strive to make images more realistic and show the injuries the characters get or their suffering in agony. However, blaming games for aggression outside the virtual world appears to be ungrounded and exaggerated.
Socialization is the process when the person learns different aspects of life interacting with other people from his or her environment. Every individual is connected with the other people and makes all decisions in accordance with the principle “we influence those who is influencing us”.
For years supporters of two different approaches to sex education, that is pro-abstinence sex education and comprehensive sex education, have been involved in a blazing discussion. Those who advocate the first approach believe that abstaining from sex is the best way to avoid out of wedlock pregnancy, STDs and HIV. They also consider that providing children with abundant information about sex and related issues results in early sexual experimentation. However, this type of sex education does not seem to yield substantial results.
Quality management is a sort of innovative phenomenon. It is based not only on the quality of the service or product but also on all possible methods of its achievement. It is well-known that quality management has three key components: quality control, quality improvement and quality assurance. Therefore, quality management includes quality assurance and process control to ensure high quality.
When we talk about great and powerful people of the 20th century we name politicians, scientists, artists and even military leaders. Even their activity was sometimes destructive. And what do you know about creation and humanity? Mother Teresa – one of the names associated with the mentioned qualities.
She lived her life by heart focusing all her energy on simple but the most important issues in life: loving, helping, making. She named it as a call from God: “To serve Him among the poorest of the poor.” For more than 45 years she assisted poor, sick and orphaned throughout guiding Missionaries of Charity expansion. She got the Noble Prize and was beatified and given the title Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. She received praises from a lot of humanitarian organizations, governments and individuals and used them for promoting the principal idea of her life.
Wikipedia gives the following definition of euthanasia: “It is a practice of ending life in a manner which relieves pain and suffering”. And there is one more detailed definition from Committee on Medical Ethics: “Euthanasia is a deliberate intervention undertaken with the intention of ending life to relieve intractable suffering”.
Drug addiction is a serious problem in modern society that affects somehow every nation and every family. Every drug abuse results in a great number of serious illnesses and lethal outcomes. That is why, before you start experimenting with these poison substances think over the danger of drug addiction. This is a very old story but we need to retell it again till the very end. Let’s start with the basic questions, such as: do we want to become drug addicted? Do we really need to spend thousands of dollars? Do we want to die?
You have definitely heard of such ecological problem as acid rain, yet when asked about its nature most people are at a loss. Acid rain is the so-called by-product of certain industries and vehicles. They emit sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides which under the influence of the sun and moisture change into sulphates and nitrates and then into sulphuric and nitric acid that come down as acid rain. This phenomenon seems to have a variety of negative effects on our lives.