Verbal abuse and its effect on self esteem
By: Victorious Heart
Breaking the silence - Why abuse has a direct impact on a persons self esteem I feel it is important to mention that both men and women can be victims of abuse, though typically in relationships, more often than not the woman is the...
Does watching porn make one a sexual deviant?
By: H.W. Holdings
Watching porn is a perfectly healthy expression of ones sexuality and is the inalienable right of every American who comes of age. That is something sacred in our culture and it should be protected. That said, there are very different kinds of pornography and Americans...
Is the Ulla Zang Personality Test accurate or not?
By: Joel Meeks
I used to be a fanatic about personality tests and quizzes. I enjoyed taking the tests, and reviewing the results to see if they matched what I thought of myself. Over the years, I have come to realize, however, that most tests are simply generalized...
Max Weber's four major types of social action
By: Elizabeth M Young
1. "Action oriented by expectations of the behavior of both objects and other individuals in the surrounding milieu." 1 The individual looks for some behavior that directly meets his goals, or for the object or individual to help to meet a goal, based...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Orthodox Judaism is composed of many groups who share certain common beliefs and adhere to certain common structures in their religion. There is no organized, centrally led group that can be called "Orthodox Judaism", because the term, itself is very recent and is mostly used...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Martin Luther was the son of a copper miner who went on to become a wealthy mine owner. Hans Luther insisted that his son become and educated man, so Martin Luther studied law and theology before receiving the call to leave the secular world and...
Archaeology: Finding treasures in ancient trash
By: Elizabeth M Young
The evolution of trash dumps as archaeological treasure troves begins in Egypt, where the first methods of retrieving and disposing of garbage were developed. The city of Oxyrhynchus in Northern Egypt is a fascinating story that spans the centuries. In the early 1800's archaeologists found...
Tips for analyzing people's handwriting
By: Brenda Schmitt
It's not really such an odd idea that handwriting could tell us about a person's character. The brain guides the hand and the act of writing involves eye hand coordination, interpretive abilities and all the other brain functions involved in the art of reading...
What is anti-semitism?
By: Elizabeth M Young
The confusing nature of the term "Antisemitism" lies in who can be classified as a Semitic person. For a Christian American, trying to gain more of an understanding of the nature of racism and prejudice toward Jews and Muslims, the confusion lies in the nature...
Why positive thinking is not about solving problems
By: Joseph Wardy
This essay will illustrate a story showing the limitations of positive as well as negative thinking . The story used here is called " Crying Over Spilled Milk" from the book ' Waking Up To What You Do" authored by Zen teacher Diane Eshin Rizzeto. Please...

 

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