Flogging, (or flagellation), is a type of judicial corporal punishment. It is the act of methodically beating or whipping the human body. From punishment to religion to satisfying one self’s pleasure, flogging can be performed for many reasons. In this case we are talking about flogging in the form of a punishment. In “Bring Back Flogging” by Jeff […]

Art Jan Verneer Enguerrand Quorton

Tim Seitzer 11/1/10 Art Jan Verneer “Woman Holding a Balance” Light is used to draw your attention towards the woman holding the scale. The painting itself is asymmetrically balanced, drawing the viewers eye toward the “large” visually weighted bright object on the right distracting them from the darkness in the left. It seems that when one draws an […]

Current Ethical Issues

Sharon Donnelly November 21, 2010 Can you imagine the financial effects the economy would feel if every home owner up and just walked away from their homes, owing more than the definite value of the home and the loan? With the current struggles and rapid down spiral of our economy, many financial services, and institutions are burdened with […]

Aircraft Pressurization System

Airplanes, which do not have pressurization and air conditioning systems, are usually limited to the lower altitudes. They need to stay below 8,000 feet. A cabin pressurization system accomplishes several functions in providing passengers comfort and safety. It maintains a cabin pressure altitude of approximately 8,000 feet at the maximum designed cruising altitude of the airplane, and prevents […]

Should Adopted Children Contact Biological Parents?

When a parent gives up a child for adoption, it is a painful yet a necessary act. Most parents that are involved in an adoption arrangement wonder and worry about their child. Curiosity is a powerful thing, and it is common to want to be reunited with one’s own family. Adopted children have a right to know who […]

A Half Empty Glass

The outlook of each person is different, and our attitude and solution of the same event are also different. When something bad happens, some tend to see the event as a single event which does not affect their lives. On the other hand, the others feel that an event is just one of string of bad events affecting […]

Illegal Gun Purchases in the United States

Laurene Stagliano Ms. Catherine Piela Comp 101 29 November 2010 Illegal Gun Purchases in the United States For years, people in the United States of America have been allowed to own firearms. This was a right given to them by the constitution, and if the person met all the requirements for a gun. But, within the last couple […]

Counseling Arab Americans

Counseling Arab Americans Jay C Coleman Amridge University Abstract The belief, common among non-Arab Americans, that Arabic families are oppressive and dominated by violent fathers who mistreat their wives and children, has been documented in numerous sources (e. g. Suleiman, 1988, Al-Mughni, 1993). This is probably not unexpected given the struggle to fit traditional Islam with expanding women’s […]

The Stranger

The Theme of The Stranger In the novel The Stranger by Albert Camus Meursault has to deal with his own problems as well as others problems. He goes to his mother’s funeral and when he returns a few of his friends present him with their own problems as ask him for help. Almost every character in this book […]

Genetic Engineering: Altering the Face of Science for the Betterment of Society

Engineering: Altering the face of science for the betterment of society Genetic engineering has become one of the most hotly debated topics worldwide. As said by British biologist P. B. Medawar, “Nothing since the early days of atomic weaponry has caused so much dismay as the real or imagined threats associated with the development of genetic engineering… [1]. […]

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