By: Meagan Kane
The Whorfian Hypothesis, otherwise known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, is a linguistic theory developed by Benjamin Lee Whorf and his mentor, Edward Sapir, in the early 20th century. The Whorfian hypothesis basically states that language influences thought, and the way people think. Sometimes this theory...
By: Jerome Carter
Evolution works through natural selection. The individual organisms that produce the most offspring who survive to maturity to reproduce pass on their genes. Individuals whose genetic characteristics reduce their chances of surviving and reproducing do not pass on their genes. As a result the &lsquo...
Cyber Bullying
By: Melody Pond
Cyber bullying is most certainly as harmful as harassment, considering that cyber bullying is not a separate entity from harassment, but a form of harassment. Harassment is defined by the Encarta English Dictionary as “threatening or tormenting behavior; behavior that threatens or torments somebody...
Anger is Good
By: Thomas H. Dorr
To be angry is to stand in opposition to something. You’re angry at the Healthcare bill, or at the price of gas. To not be angry is to, under the majority of circumstances, stand idly and blindly in favor of everything that transpires in...
Dorian Gray Syndrome: A post-modern tragedy
By: Greg Lawson - 630586
“If it were I who were to be always young and the picture to grow old…I would give my soul for it.” (Pg. 49 The Picture of Dorian Gray) Thus, while observing his new portrait, Dorian Gray unwittingly sells his soul in...
By: Daniel Xiao Wang
Human trafficking is the illicit trade or use of human beings for the purpose of exploitation. Human trafficking is a crime against humanity that occurs in every country around the world. First world countries are no exception to this crime. The United Nations Office on...
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
Human beings need solitude. Although we are a social species and we love the company of others we, at the same time, need to be by ourselves. We cannot be around each other for twenty hours a day because it can become stifling and choking...
Finding the real meaning of intelligence
By: Christyl Rivers
Human beings are often touted as being the most intelligent species known. How do we measure this? Sharks have lived on earth for more than 420 million years. Crocodiles and alligators have been around almost as long. But homo sapiens is young, and not as...
Milgram's behavioral study of obedience
By: Poppy Reid
Stanley Milgram's study investigating obedience is one of the most famous and shocking psychological experiments ever conducted. Not only did the results surprise psychologists, but inspired new research into the subject. After the Second World War, Milgram often wondered "are German people different from Americans...
By: Jennifer Boyd
Mummies have been a fascination for many people all over the world. When King Tut was unearthed years ago the world became even more enthralled with the idea of not only seeing a mummy but also the treasures that they may have buried with them...

 

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