Essays - Part 30
The second amendment of the constitution offers US citizens the right to keep and bear arms. This was basically done in order to provide citizens with a way to protect themselves from physical harm or danger. But since a lot of instances of misuse of this power have resulted in the injury or death of people, this issue has always been under hot debate. There are people who believe that the right to bear arms should be revoked in order to protect innocent lives. Still, there are others who feel that the intent of this provision is basically otherwise – to protect these lives. So, the two groups are always at loggerheads over this highly debatable issue.
Doctors are some of the most highly paid professionals all over the globe. Especially in the developed countries, doctors can earn extremely high salaries and become wealthy. The medical profession is therefore highly sought after by many youngsters in an effort to achieve success in life. Of course, there is nothing wrong in becoming rich. Everyone wants to prosper and improve their status in life. But when it becomes the sole purpose and takes precedence over everything else, life can go out of balance. Since the medical profession is a noble vocation, doctors need to keep their priorities right and focus more on service, than gaining wealth.
Marijuana is used as a medicine for killing pain and relieving a number of symptoms. The use of marijuana in medical practice is, however, not legal in many states in the USA. The medical term for marijuana is “cannabis”. When patients go through extreme pain, marijuana is used as a pain reliever. It is also applied to treat chemotherapy patients who have loss of appetite due to nausea. The medical use of marijuana as a natural cure has enabled doctors to effectively administer it as a drug for many ailments, including many life threatening illnesses.
There are literally millions of people that use personal computers at office and in their homes. In the past mainframes and minicomputers were way beyond the reach of the common man. But the invention of the PC totally revolutionized the way that computers are used. It made the computer affordable and accessible to almost everyone. The two most popular PCs in use today are the Macintosh and the IBM. Although there are other brands, these two are the most widely used in the world today.
When children behave badly, should their parents accept responsibility for their behavior? Moreover, should the parents be punished for the bad behavior of their children? This is a seemingly difficult question to answer for many reasons. It’s because of a basic misunderstanding about the responsibility of parents in instructing their children. Many modern societies consider corporal punishment of children as unacceptable. There are laws in certain countries that can put parents behind bars for spanking their own kids. Although this is done in an effort to control child abuse, it can have a lot of negative repercussions. These laws can prohibit responsible parents from correcting their children and showing them the right way to behave in life.
There is no doubt that the Harry Potter series has made a huge impact on the minds of children. The debate is on whether that impact has been positive or negative. On one side there is a group that says the book promotes good behavior through the main characters in the story. They go through tough situations but yet stand up for the truth and do things that are morally right. They say that this has a very positive influence on children. The other group states that the inclusion of witchcraft and dark elements in the book can expose young minds to the world of the occult, which could be a serious problem. They feel that there are better ways to teach morals to children than by dabbling with witchcraft.
No matter where you live, in a city or a village, the destruction of forests will affect your life in a great manner. Minerals, energy and lumber were the main recourses of a great value that rainforests have been providing the humankind with.
All of us are born in a family, which lives in a certain country at a specific point of time. Our outlook and perspective in life are largely shaped by the environment, in which we live. The inputs we have in our life would determine what kind of people we grow up to become. What goes into our minds can greatly influence what comes out of it later. No matter where a person is born and raised up, a wide exposure to other cultures and lands would have a profound influence on having the right perspective of the world around us.
It is human nature to preserve oneself in the first place. Still, we have some good traits that make us reach out to help those in need. We do this as individuals, as communities and even as nations. The outcome of giving international aid to poor countries has both advantages and disadvantages. We will briefly consider the disadvantages and the advantages below.
Language is one of the most complex entities known to people. We make use of a variety of languages around the world. Each person is even born with a mother tongue. Yet, we have not been able to completely understand the workings of a language. That is because language is not a manmade entity. Human beings did not sit down one day and decide to create different languages. According to the “Tower of Babel” account, the Lord Almighty created different languages in an effort to deter man from pursuing this evil project of building a tower up to heaven.