Essays - Part 28
Nowadays all people seem to be aware of the health risks smoking entails. Yet the number of smokers is not decreasing. In some countries it has brought about some drastic measures such as banning smoking altogether in the offices and in public places. But is it actually an effective way to fight smoking?
As smoking is reported to be one of the main causes of cancer, governments all over the world are trying to find a sure-fire way to discourage people from smoking. Some of them consider outlawing the sale and the consumption of tobacco, like it was done with heroine. But is it actually a promising measure?
The development of human civilization is moving forward at a high speed, and the amount of scientific, technical and other discoveries is growing bigger and bigger every century. Unfortunately, the progress of human race in terms of this development has a flip side of the coin, which is harmful influence upon the natural world of the planet.
Very often the mature age of a person is given a poetic name of the autumn of life. It is the time when you can finally stop a bit and enjoy the results of your professional, personal and spiritual development. It is the period when the dynamic and bubbling energy of action and creation is more and more often giving place to static and calm observing and reflecting. Physically such an emotional state of a person is usually achieved at the age of 60-65 years.
A lot of feministic organization and their female fans still deeply believe the fact, that women are discriminated and not given high level positions only because of their female sex. Is it really so?
Apparently, mass media cannot become less attractive to the modern society. The images and impressions it bears have already received the status of forth ruling force together with legislation, judiciary and executive power. The media images of teenage drug use, therefore, provide huge negative influence over immature minds of young blood, creating sick and pervasive understanding of individual and social values.
Animal testing stands for using animals in different scientific experiments, mostly related to medicine, pharmaceutical and beauty industry. Some animals are purpose-bred, so from the very beginning their life is meant to finish in the laboratory, others are caught in the wild or bought from the auctions. Almost 100% of the animals, taking part in these experiments either die themselves or are euthanized.
Over the past 10 years information technology has become part and parcel of the majority of working practices all over the world. At present if a particular company experiences difficulties with the Internet connection or their computer system, it brings their working process to a standstill. It is high time we took stock of the influence of information technology on the working world and decided whether it is an entirely positive phenomenon.
Nowadays, when our world is constantly developing in the area of economics, in every field there’s a strong growing need in experienced and talented people who will be able to make significant contribution in the economy of the country’s life. Thus, it is important to say that education plays a significant role in the development process of countries. Let’s focus on the main reasons of such phenomenon.
There is no better opportunity to obtain education, study new language, mix up with people and even learn more about yourself, than to study abroad. The options here are diverse and numerous. You may choose a college or university almost in any country of the world for a year long period, one semester or even a summer study. Anyway, this kind of undertaking will be quite a challenge for you.