By: Blaise Pascal
Some words are spelled completely differently but actually have very similar meanings, or at least people can think they have very similar meanings. One of these word sets includes revolution, coup d’etat, revolt, and secession. Without looking at actual definitions, these words all seem...
Why did Bolivia lose access to the Pacific Ocean?
By: Andrew Moran
Since the War of the Pacific, or the Ten Cents War, from the years 1879 to 1883, the nation of Bolivia has not been able to access the Pacific Ocean. At least 14,000 soldiers and civilians were killed in the war. Following the war...
Society and its people
By: Charles Johnson
The world we live in always has a changing society because people think they should fit in certain society standers. It does not make any difference where you live most people will still try to be with a group of people. A lot of people...
Why people use drugs and alcohol as a means of escaping reality
By: Christyl Rivers
People everywhere take drugs to escape the pain of reality. The reality that we have created is one of deterioration of quality, and connection to the beauty and solace once abundant in nature, and our connected lives. Once there were few of us, within close...
By: Joseph Sarpy
Jim is part of a very diverse cultural group, his racial make up includes a number of different races. In this group are Caucasians, Spaniards, Native Americans and Blacks. Although the original ancestors of any given racial make up, in Jim's background, is long gone...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The first thing that should come to mind is the methodology that is used to determine a global population count. Given the size of the globe and the smallness of mankind, it is obvious that an accurate count was impossible to get. It all begins...
Negative effects of alcohol on society
By: Nicholas Harral
Alcohol has a negative effect on society in a number of ways. The first of which is the unintended deaths caused by alcohol. This is primarily due to drunk driving where one third of all accidents are caused by drunk drivers and half of all...
Reality as Descartes envisioned it
By: Sandra Piddock
Rene Descartes (1596 - 1660) is widely acknowledged as the first modern philosopher. He was one of the leading figures in the European Enlightenment. Descartes' philosphy depended heavily on both reasoning and science, and one of his most widely known concepts is his model of...
Military social structures after the end of "Don't ask, don't tell"
By: Sara Lugardo
Since its introduction in 1993, the US policy of “Don’t ask, don’t tell” regarding homosexuals within the military, created strong feelings both for and against the policy. The basics of the policy were meant to satisfy all parties regarding homosexuals in the...
By: Memphis Yankee
UNICEF is the acronym for the United Nations Children’s Fund, formerly known as the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. Despite its former name and present acronym, UNICEF’s mission and activities extend beyond the administration of an emergency fund. UNICEF collects data...

 

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