Teens

Teens The time in which humans leave the stage of being a child is a very difficult time for both the person and their parents. Being a teenager means that you have many more tasks to accomplish and many more physical and emotional changes to go through. The changes that teenagers experience are those among sexual activity, violence, and drug abuse. Many wonder what exactly creates these changes, and whether it is more than just hormones. My mission is to find out if the cause...
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Existence Of God Vs Existence Of Evil

Existence Of God Vs Existence Of Evil The problem of evil in the world often raises many questions about God and whether he is actually omniscient, omni-benevolent, and omnipotent. If God is so good, how can his world be so bad Many people have even deserted their faith because of the problem of evil. Take September 11 as an example. How could God let more than 3,000 innocent souls die if he is so divine ?The word theodicy, comes from the Greek words theos (God) and dike (just...
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The Naked Citadel

The Naked Citadel The Naked Citadel reveals a life, hidden behind the walls of a Men?s world. This essay is a revelation of the relations between men as men, as humans and as fighters. These are the three major aspects of the life behind the walls of the Citadel, the manly world. Susan Faludi paints a beautiful picture of this world and the interrelations within its boundaries by putting a woman in the center of her story. Another major aspect of the essay is the tradition as ...
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Suicide In The Queer Population

Suicide In The Queer Population Suicidality In The Queer Population Introduction This research paper will explore the issue of suicidality in the queer population, including the unique risk factors, warning signs, and special needs of queers. Attention will be paid to the special needs and risk factors of queer youth. Both local and national resources will be listed for immediate emergencies, and also for referral to others who may need them. I found that it was dif...
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Existence Of Evil

Existence Of Evil 11/15/02 Can evil exist if the theory of an All-knowing, All-powerful and benevolent God holds true The presence of evil in our society the thought to be existence of an omnipotent god is known as Theodicy. John Hick appeals to a particular type of Theodicy developed by a Greek philosopher named Ireneaus. In order for us to debate this theory further, we must first determine what types of evil exist. This Theodicy first divides evil into two differe...
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The Libation Bearers

The Libation Bearers The Libation Bearers Interesting conclusion to this play, but I cant say I didn?t see this coming. The cycle of bloodshed will continue to till justice is met. I really don?t know when that will happen since everyone in the play is getting revenge in the name of justice and that the divine gods ordered such things to happen. Now what confuses me a bit is when and where do the gods give permission for justice to be served. Clytemnestra and Orestes, e...
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Suicide

Suicide Being a young person in todays world is no easy task. Young people, as well as adults, have to deal with increasingly complex decisions and pressures every day. Unfortunately, many teenagers feel that they are not able to handle their problems, and that there is no one who either cares enough or is able to help them cope. The suicide attempt made by Karen is a perfect example. Suicide among young people nationwide has increased dramatically in recent years. It i...
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The Legend Of The Black Bayoy

The Legend Of The Black Bayoy ?Are you listening? the old man wheezed with a raspy voice. ?Uh yeah, yeah Im listening. I?m turning the recorder on right now, Mr. Taylor.? Dave said as he pushed the record button and readjusted his thin rimmed glasses. He looked around the hospital room for a glass of water and found it on the bed tray with un-touched hospital meatloaf. Taking a swig and then readjusting his tie, he leaned back in his chair and grabbed a legal pad and then cl...
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Exegiesis

Exegiesis Proverbs 1: 8-19 The book of Proverbs that is found in the Old Testament it is a book full of proverbs, parables and similes. A proverb is a short, concise sentence that conveys moral truth. These stories, told of the mouths of wise men, give way to the correct conduct for which we our to live our lives, in both terms of what is right and what is prudent. The book of Proverbs is also the bibles best example of wisdom literature focusing mostly on everyday life. Ea...
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Suicide

Suicide Over the past ten to twenty years a big issue has been made over a person?s right to commit suicide or not. The American courts have had to deal with everything from assisted suicides to planned suicides, and whether the constitution gives the American people the right to take their own lives or whether it says they have the power to allow someone else to take their lives. They have had to determine in some cases whether or not homicide charges needed to be brought up ...
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