How tighter gun control laws make some people feel weaker
By: Christyl Rivers
There is no way to get more people with their panties in a panic than to suggest tighter government regulations on dangerous items. Although everyone agrees to tight control of automobile standards, however, there is extreme debate on the tighter regulation of guns. On the...
Study says breed of dinosaur used feathers to attract mates
By: Leigh Goessl
A new study suggests that one breed of dinosaurs used feathers to attract members of the opposite sex. The scientists participating in the research analyzed 75-million-year-old fossils of oviraptors, two-legged dinosaurs that had feathers. The fossils were originally discovered in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia...
Can religion and science support one another?
By: Christyl Rivers
Creation science is an effort to find evidence of God through revealing God's creation. However, most scientists are not persuaded by Creation science because it does not conform to the process of testing a hypothesis and proving results. It is often asked, can science be...
The importance of Ecopsychology in social development
By: Christyl Rivers
In a very real sense, ecopsychology is social development. Everyone born in any society enters a place in the world where food, scenery, air, water, the landscape, music, dance and every kind of development are linked. Those plucked out of their natural "place" often suffer...
Violent behavior: Born or raised?
By: Christyl Rivers
Violent behavior is innate in animals, and humans are no exception. Like every other behavior, there are also aspects that are learned. The answer to the question: are humans born violent, or are they raised to learn violence, is yes and yes. This does...
How religion affects social values
By: Christyl Rivers
Religion affects social values because human beings are social creatures, and religion is one area in which people can find community, shared values, hoped for connections, a sense of purpose, and most of all, a sense of belonging. The world is changing, however, and religion...
Ways to improve inner city slum areas
By: Christyl Rivers
Some one billion people in the world live in slums. Access to clean water, electricity, safe housing and fuels is challenging, if not impossible for many slum dwellers. Slums have no doubt been around for as long as people congested into large urban areas. Especially...
When Anger changes the World
By: Christyl Rivers
What has anger given the world? Let’s see, anger over oppression began many world democracies. It allows righteous people to overthrow slavery, racism, sexism and degradation. It gave women the determination to stand up to being owned as property, as well as to protest...
Should minor instances of criminality when young disadvantage a person much later in life?
By: Das Govind
A person should not be disadvantaged due to him/her partaking in minor acts of criminality when young. Some people like to live on the edge when young and take part in all types of risky activities. It is common knowledge that a person who has...
By: Virginia Gaces
Kids usually get into a mischief or two during childhood, and making this their label for life is unfair. That is why the law, in general, treats minor offenders lightly because it believes that there are still lots of chances for the minor to change...

 

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