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Anti-traditional Conception of Sex in Pound's Coitus - Anti-traditional Conception of Sex in Pound's "Coitus"   Critics have been fascinated and often baffled by Ezra Pound's shifting poetic style, which ranges from the profound simplicity of "In a Station of the Metro" to the complex intertextuality of the "Cantos." Pound's significance derives largely from his constant resolve to break traditional form and ideology, both literary and poetic. What is particularly unique about Pound, however, is that as he continually establishes precedence, he rarely abandons his thorough knowledge and appreciation of classical literature, drawing heavily from his literary and historical education in even his most groundbreaking works....   [tags: Pound Coitus Essays] 2527 words
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Religious, Cultural and Psychological Views of Sexual Intercourse - ‘Sexual act’ is not an evil by itself. Indeed, sexual act is the powerful driven force for the survival of human race – don’t you agree. In biological sense, sexual act can lead to the exchange of genetic materials. Although, some might argue, the transfer of genetic information can be done in vitro process, in normal circumstance the natural method (referring to the sexual intercourse between male and female Homo sapiens) is more cost-effective. Besides, natural method can, while vitro process cannot, give physical and emotional pleasures to the extent that most sexual practitioners would crave for more....   [tags: coitus, sexual behavior, sexual addiction] 2162 words
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Debate Over Same Sex Marriage - Gay marriage is an issue that has been debated for many decades now. It is one of the most controversial issues people can discuss and most typically, people have a very strong viewpoint on whether it should or should not be legal. Though each individual believes that their perspective on gay marriage is the “right” point of view, there are strong arguments for both opinions. Those who believe it should be legal typically take the “all love is equal” standpoint where those who believe it should not be legal tend to sway towards the “gay marriage is unnatural” standpoint....   [tags: gay marriage, gay rights, homosexuals] 1317 words
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Incest In Society - 3. How is incest viewed with regards to the current society and can it be justified by the feeling of passion towards one another. At present, there are various issues regarding incest that must be addressed. It encompasses many problems in different societies and social groups. However, it is important to know what incest is and what its roots are to fully grasp the topic. Incest is the act of coitus among relatives or to be specific, blood related members of the family. This generally includes coitus with relatives, even those of the stepfamily wherein there are no genetic ties whatsoever is also considered incest....   [tags: Relationships, Family] 575 words
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Contraception and Abortion in 19th-Century America, by Janet Farrell Brodie - The topics of contraception and abortion have been looked upon differently throughout years past in America. The ideas regarding these topics have changed from being nonexistent to being extremely common in today’s world. In the book, Contraception and Abortion in 19th-Century America, written by Janet Farrell Brodie there are descriptions and sources that state how and why people of the nineteenth century used contraception and dealt with abortion. By reading this book, a person can analyze what practices were used for contraception and abortion, whom the chief advocates of reproductive control in the mid-century were, along with the changing access to fertility control at the end of the ce...   [tags: Contraception and Abortion] 1128 words
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Analysis of The Story of an Hour - “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin had a hidden story behind it, since reading it before I’ve been able to catch things I hadn’t before. I found taking a look at another reader’s perspective along with reading about the emotions, which another reader had caught on to. The purpose of this piece it to analyze the literary piece “The Story of an Hour” along with taking a look at other peoples analysis. While reading “The Story of an Hour” the literary terms that I found very fitting with the piece were dialogue along with tone....   [tags: Kate Chopin, story review]
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Reproduction and Abortion Rights in Poland - Should a woman have control over her body, and with that make reproductive choices. Reproduction and abortion have been a controversial topic for over fifty years. Some people argue pro-life while others argue pro-choice. Who should have the right to choose for women. Poland, along with many other Central-Eastern European countries, believe that the choice should be in the hands of the state, government, and more importantly the church. Poland is located in central-eastern Europe, and had approximately 38.7 million people as of 2003 (Center For Reproductive Rights, 2003)....   [tags: Abortion Essays]
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The Male and Female Reproductive Systems - ... As it is traveling through the tube, it is susceptible to being fertilized by a sperm cell through coitus. If it is fertilized, the egg will adhere to the façade of the uterus and eventually create a follicle and then a zygote. The sperm cell is created by the male reproductive system once they reach puberty as well. Sperm is devised in the testes by a hormone. Once the sperm leaves the testes it goes through several ducts. When a male and female are experiencing sexual stimulation, the sperm transforms into semen and is then placed in the urethra, which allows the semen to be transferred into the vagina....   [tags: egg, sperm, zygote] 900 words
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Sexual Behaviors in Thai Adolescents - As in many other countries, sexual risk behaviours in Thai teenagers have increased and they have sexual intercourse at an earlier age. Although in Thai traditional culture premarital sex is not accepted, today’s teenagers in Thailand are embarking on sexual relationships outside the boundaries of marriage. This has been attributed to the increasing influence of western ideas brought by industrialisation and urbanisation (Rasamimari et al., 2007). The proportion of teenage mothers in Thailand has increased from 10.4% to 12.4% between 2000 and 2003 (Thato et al., 2007)....   [tags: Social Issues, Thai Teenagers] 694 words
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Promiscuity As A Cultural Norm - The Norm of Promiscuity Human beings commonly accept the notion that when in a relationship, both people should be faithful. Monogamy can be defined as “the state or practice of having only one sexual partner during a period of time” (Merriam-Webster.com. n.d.). Promiscuity is on the complete opposite spectrum of monogamy. Promiscuity can be defined as having more than one sexual partner at one time. People like to believe that humans are among the few creatures to remain monogamous in a life time....   [tags: Relationships, Marriage, Monogamy]
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My Struggle with Depression - ... Take for Instance the man I’m sitting opposite too, he won’t stop talking long enough to eat the nitro poached aperitif that Ima unwillingly paying for. “But seriously, people should embrace life and love each other after all love is the strongest emotion there is” I resist the urge to smash my champagne glass Into his soft blue eyes, but the champagne Is exquisite and I have no Intention of wasting It. Dammit, what should I do. Agree with him or disagree and show him how strong my hate for him is right now....   [tags: humanity, sex, after] 1484 words
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Teens and Sex - Teen Pregnancy - Teen Pregnancy Before we venture into the controversial aspects of teen pregnancy, I think that it is imortant to answer a vital question brought up by one of our classmates. This question addresses how teen pregnancy has evolved and how times have changed to bring upon such a serious issue. To begin answering this question we must take a look back in time to the roles of women and men in our society. Teen pregnancy is not just a rare virus that has recently sprung up and will someday dissapear due to some type of cure....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1279 words
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Mrs. Mallard's Experience - Mrs. Mallard's Experience Mrs. Mallard, in Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour”, lives through many revelations before ultimately leading to her demise. Mrs. Mallards’ acceptance of her husband’s passing brings rise to emotions that can only be described as a “sexual” experience as this “[…] thing […] possess[es] her” (Chopin 552) and eventually results in a new outlook on the situation. In the final seconds of her life, it was not so much a joyful shock that killed her as it was the realization of everything that she had just thought of in the past hour being stolen from her....   [tags: The Story of an Hour Kate Chopin Essays]
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Evaluation of Women and Desire in The Beggar's Opera - Evaluation of Women and Desire in The Beggar's Opera Though set in the underworld of thievery, John Gay's The Beggar's Opera codifies a set of Marxist sexual politics in which marriage stands as the great equalizer of desire and power. An often aphoristic overview of the traditional power struggle between men and women frames a world in which marriage reduces the wooer's desire but raises his power by an equal degree through ownership as a husband. This commodity fetishism of the wife spurs, in turn, the external desire of potential suitors, restoring equilibrium to the scales of eros....   [tags: John Gay Beggar Opera Papers]
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Morals and Ethics of Cloning - Morals and Ethics of Cloning Cloning is the process of taking cells from a donor, placing them in a culture dish where the nutrients are  minimal, so the cells stop dividing and switch their "active genes". The cells are then put next to an unfertilized egg. The nucleus is sucked out of the egg leaving an empty egg cell containing all the cellular machinery necessary to produce an embryo. An electric shock is used to fuse the egg and cell together. A second shock is then used to mimic the act of fertilization and help begin cell division....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 1134 words
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Saint Augustine’s View on Sexuality - Saint Augustine’s View on Sexuality The famous bishop of Hippo, St. Augustine, is claimed as a cornerstone of Christian theology by both Catholics and Protestants. Many of his views are regarded by Christians as authoritative interpretations of the Bible because they have withstood heated debate throughout the centuries. Christians ought to ask, however, whether such allegiance is justifiable in all cases. Augustine's idea of sex after matrimony, for example, is very narrow, restricting actions and emotions married Christians today consider part of the beauty of intercourse....   [tags: Religion]
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The Idea of Love in Sonnet 18 and Good Morrow by William Shakespeare and John Donne - John Donne and William Shakespeare are each notorious for their brilliant poetry. William Shakespeare is said to be the founder of proper sonnets, while John Donne is proclaimed to be the chief metaphysical poet. Each poet has survived the changing centuries and will forever stand the test of time. Although both John Donne and William Shakespeare share a common theme of love in their poems, they each use different tactics to portray this underlying meaning. With a closer examination it can be determined that Donne and Shakespeare have similar qualities in their writing....   [tags: poetry, eternal, tone]
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Comparsion Study of Sexual Experience of Women with Bulimia versus Women with Anorexia - ... Participants needed to complete a Diagnostic survey for eating disorders, some of the questions asked were, whether they had every had sexual intercourse and, if so the age at which they first engaged in coitus, whether they had ever masturbated and, if so the age at which they began (Wiederman et al., 1996a). Next using a five-point scale patients were asked to describe their “interest in sex before the onset of their eating problem” as well as the “change in their sexual interest since onset of their eating problem....   [tags: relationships, attitudes, maturity, fear] 921 words
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Ecstasy to the Deepest Grief in Polly Clark's Short Story, Elephant - Elephant Imagine a world without dreams; would it not be empty and meaningless. Have you ever wondered how your life in the end will turn out to be. Have you at any time really taken control of you own life or do you simply not care. No one can live without dreams and aspirations, goals to reach. You have to strive for something in life; otherwise your life is at risk of becoming monotonous and uneventful. Having no dreams tends to isolate you. It is not unlike living in a box, an empty box, where everything feels the same....   [tags: dreams, childhood, expectations]
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Gender Differences and Expectations When Engaging in Casual Sex Encounters - Sexual behaviour that occurs today allows for a lot more promiscuous behaviour than would have been acceptable in the past. Among the most modern trends is short-term casual sex encounter. These casual sex relations are defined as a relationship where partners engage in sexual activities without referring to it as romantic, (Grello, Welsh & Harper, 2006). These are purely physical relationships and can occur between strangers but generally develop out of a friendship, (Grello, Welsh & Harper, 2006)....   [tags: Sexual Issues] 1471 words
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A Comical Analysis of The Tale of Cupid and Psyche - Although written in the olden times, one of Apuleius’s story collections in the book of Metamorphoses entitled "The Tale of Cupid and Psyche" relates to the modern age issue of marriage and relationship. It reflects and gives hopes to some relationships that started wrong but ended up good. I will examine the story of “The Tale of Cupid and Psyche” and will relate its relevance to the modern times. “The Tale of Cupid and Psyche” is a tale about the relationship that the God of Love, Cupid, has with a mortal named Psyche....   [tags: relevance to modern times, Apuleius]
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome - “Deficient” is an immune system that cannot protect you from viruses, the flu, diseases, and the common cold. You cannot tell when someone is terminally ill, just like you cannot tell when someone is truly happy. When people lack the knowledge about AIDS and HIV, they seem to be ignorant about the situation other people are in. HIV and AIDS are not contagious, nor can you get it from hugging, holding hands, or kissing someone. Many people who are infected by this virus do not know they are HIV positive....   [tags: african americans, HIV, AIDS, sexual activity]
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The Analysis of the Character Ophelia on Hamlet - In William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Ophelia is the most static character in the play. Instead of changing through the course of the play, she remains suffering in the misfortunes perpetrated upon her. She falls into insanity and dies a tragic death. Ophelia has issues surviving without a male influence, and her downfall is when all the men in her life abandon her. Hamlet’s Ophelia, is a tragic, insane character that cannot exist on her own. In Elizabethan times, Ophelia is restricted as a woman. She is obedient to the commands of the men in her life although she often attempts to do the right thing....   [tags: hamlet, william shakespeare, elizabethan times]
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The History of Birth Control and Society - The History of Birth Control and Society People have been desperate to control how many children they have and abstinence is not really an option adults want to choose. Some ancient forms of birth control include: animal skins and intestines for condoms, lemons as barriers to protect from pregnancy, poisonous cocktails to cause abortion, and animal dung cocktails as spermicides. When those measures failed, women turned to abortions. (Rengal intro ix) Humankind has been trying to have sex without pregnancy since ancient times....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
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The Cultural Revolution in E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime - Response to E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime At the early 20th century before the World War I, American society was undergoing a cultural revolution. People were constantly looking for their identity and the meaning of life in these changes. Mingling the historical reality with fiction, Doctorow’s Ragtime perfectly grasps the struggles of Americans with different social classes. People in the novel either welcome the changes and complete the transformation or hang on to the old social norms and become deserted by society....   [tags: mother, sexuality, Jewish]
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Birth Control or Contraception and Unwanted Pregnancies - Birth control, or contraception, is defined as the practice of preventing unwanted pregnancies. Since ancient times, men and women across the globe have used a variety of methods for contraception. Unfortunately, most of these methods were very unsafe to the user’s health and/or ineffective in preventing pregnancies. Today, our country has the knowledge and technology needed to develop safer and effective contraception’s for both men and women. Birth control can be practiced using natural or artificial methods....   [tags: artificial methods, natural methods] 2040 words
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Carol Ann Duffy's Anne Hathaway Poem - ... The pearls mentioned in the poem may be pearls of wisdom shared by a lifetime of experience. However the sea may be a reference to sexual pleasure in which the couple dived through together in order to procreate, thus the pearls would be metaphors for their children, found through the exploration of sex and love. By employing enjambment Duffy encourages the continuation of imagery beyond a mere line and proves that just because it did not conform to what was socially expected of a marriage at the time, it made it no less important....   [tags: poetry analysis, Shakespeare, Second Best in Bed]
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Pregnancy in Our Youth: What Gives? - Throughout the past fifty years, the rate of teenagers and adolescents becoming pregnant has increased dramatically. It was believed during the time of previous generations that if you were to become pregnant, you were not fit to finish school to take care of the child. If it was even attempted to finish school, most girls would drop out anyway due to the shame set upon their peers. Now, in 2013, it is not uncommon to see a fourteen or fifteen year old who is expecting a child. We have television programs, such as, “Teen Mom” and “16 & Pregnant” show the wonders of babies having babies....   [tags: expecting teenage mothers]
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The Different Types of Contraceptive Drugs - Contraceptive drugs are used to prevent pregnancy. They work either by changing the hormonal environment of the female reproductive tract so that an ovum is not produced, killing the spermatozoa, or keeping the fertilized ovum from implanting to the endometrium. There are many drugs that can do this. Some include oral contraceptives, transdermal patches, and even implants. Pregnancy occurs when an ovum is fertilized by a spermatozoon from the male. In females, the anterior pituitary gland produces follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), which stimulates the follicle in the ovary to form a mature ovum and also to secrete estradiol which thickens the endometrium....   [tags: medication to prevent pregnancy]
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The Scarlet Letter: My Experience - As a child of the age of hyper-information, I am usually introduced to concepts in their rawest possible form. Concepts that are streamlined so that they may glide their way elegantly into my understanding like the 2001: A Space Odyssey union of shuttle and station, backed by strains of the lilting Blue Danube [1]. Digesting Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ultra-dense Scarlet Letter, therefore, felt more properly compared to a Surgeon’s retrieval of his Rolex from the open chest cavity of an ill-fated patient, perhaps to a score of pounding, rapid, multi-tiered baroque fugues....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Nathaniel Hawthorne] 1665 words
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The Controversy Surrounding Oral Contraception - The combined oral contraceptive pill was invented in the 1950s. During the first ten years of its existence it remained a purchasable method of contraception. This was until the 1960s as the Ministry of Health then permitted doctors to prescribe the drug if they sought necessary courtesy of the National Health Service. From then, the popularity of the pill had risen tremendously and by the late 1960s over 15% of married British women were using the pill. Its rapid popularity was not restricted to the United Kingdom as at the same time 2% of the female population worldwide relied on the pill as birth control....   [tags: Women's Health]
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Expanding Marriage to Same-Sex Couples - Marriage, the comprehensive and exclusive union of two people’s bodies and minds, is a special and important relationship. As Professor Macedo explained, “marriage is very public: Once people know you are married, all sorts of presumptions follow. People know that married spouses have made a special extensive commitment to one another, typically involving sexual fidelity, sharing a household, and caring for one another.” The label of marriage makes it known to others that two people are engaged in a long-term, exclusive relationship and “the commitment of marriage become social expectations and bases for normative judgment.” Regardless of sexual preferences, marriage is something that mos...   [tags: homosexuality, sexual orientation]
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Romanticism In European History - Romanticism was an era in European history, roughly between 1790 and 1815, and was characterized by a growing interest in the imagination and emotions. This era was unlike the Enlightenment, which focused on changes in political ideology, or Neo-classicism, which was more akin to classicism in that rationality and realism are ideal. Romanticism aimed to invoke a change in cultural ideology and, in turn, gave people a sort of freedom in deciphering ideas and symbols using their own imaginations....   [tags: Philosophy, Emotion ]
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Marxism, a Feminist Utopia? - ... Therefore, one can conclude that even before the October Revolution, education had become more and more accessible. The expansion of women’s education required more women teachers because of the segregated nature of the system. Therefore, teaching became the major female dominated field. For instance, in 1950/51, women teachers were 999 000 represented 70% of teachers in day schools. The introduction of the New Economic Policy in 1921, characterized by a contraction of the economy saw a stagnation of women employment as males who returned from the front got their jobs back and state investments in welfare programs decreased....   [tags: abortion, erasing gender characteristics]
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HIV and AIDS - Desire to have sex is the result of epidemic widespread of infectious diseases such as HIV and AIDS across the globe. The urge to satisfy sexual desires and lust are the core cause for the transmission of HIV/AIDS from one gender to another. In the case of Mexico, men are mostly to blame for the transmission of infectious disease because of their homosexual activities during their work time in the United States. The argument of this book review revolves around the uncontrollable sexual desires of men, and the lack of available reproductive health institution and care for men are in close relation to the spreading of diseases such as HIV and AIDS The book “Fixing Men: Sex, Birth Control and A...   [tags: disease, sexual desire, men, reproductive health]
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Alan Moore's Watchmen - Alan Moore’s “Watchmen” focuses on several characters throughout the novel making the idea of a main character moot. However, one character can be described as the most influential to the plot of the graphic novel. Rorschach can be seen as such due to the fact that he narrates a large portion of the novel, and his heroic code that he follows. Not only does he influence the plot by those two reasons, but also by uniting the characters after a long silence. The Comedian is the only character that almost perfectly fits as the character with the most influence on the plot of “Watchmen.” The death of his character allows for the plot to be set in motion....   [tags: Character Analysis, Parody, Reality]
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Universal Health Coverage - UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE: A Scoping Report: Burundi Introduction: Universal Health Coverage (UHC) endeavours to ensure that everyone obtains the health care that they need, but that it is affordable to everyone. Simultaneously, the health care received by citizens must be of a good quality, according the WHO. Universal Health Coverage is divided by the World Health Organisation into two components: Health Service Coverage and Financial Risk Protection, of which there are numerous indicators used to measure the programme’s progress....   [tags: disease, mortality, ] 1356 words
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Rehabilitation for Child Molesters - Rehabilitation for Child Molesters Once child molesters is convicted of a sexual crime, they are no longer trusted within the community they have to reside in and have to live the rest of their lives as outcasts who have developed a serious problem being around children. In order to have safe, unsupervised contact with children, these individuals must undertake various sexual therapies sessions to maybe one day become healthy again. Before anything can be said about the treatment for a child molester, a proper definition must be defined as a person who has involvement with a child in sexual activity that he or she does not fully comprehend, is unable to give informed consent to, or that...   [tags: Free Essays] 432 words
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Spatial Rhythm and Poetic Invention in William Carlos Williams' Sunday in the Park - William Carlos Williams was fascinated by the ways in which living organisms and inert matter occupy space--how they move in it, or cannot move, are cramped or allowed to roam freely--and how the space inside organisms and matter is charted, perceived, and manipulated. Williams's preoccupation with actual space in the material world is paralleled by his formal experimentations with the placement of words on the page. "Without invention nothing is well spaced" (P 50), Williams writes at the beginning of "Sunday in the Park," raising the question, what does "well spaced" mean for Williams....   [tags: Williams' Sunday in the Park]
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Lowering Population In India And South Asia - Lowering Population in India and South Asia The problem of overpopulation exists nearly everywhere, and if it does not currently exist, it will in the near future. People are having several children, and that is greatly exceeding the death rate. This problem is especially apparent in South Asia, and it is causing several problems such as famine, epidemic, overcrowding, etc. The country of India is in dire need of aid in the decreasing of their population. There are approximately 25 births for each 9 deaths....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Runnin Down Some Lines: Book Review - Deprived of opportunities for advancement in mainstream society, [black ghetto] teenagers elevate their personal style into a philosophy of life. Their exemplars are pimps and gangsters.... Gangs develop to bolster self-identity through psychological control of the streets; hip "threads" and "freaked out" cars also serve as outward signs of inner creativity. Both sexes consider coitus ("doin' the do") a natural and desirable part of adolescence; soft drugs, primarily marijuana ("tea"), also offer a temporary alternative to the harsh reality of ghetto existence....   [tags: essays research papers] 2761 words
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Reflections on Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte - My brother told me the other day there was no sex in Tristan. You don't have to be a close member of the family, or even very familiar with the opera, to know that he was not talking about whether or not Tristan and Isolde manage to achieve physical union before Melot and the King and the rest of the court interrupt them; I have always regarded that moment as the biggest coitus interruptus in music. Granted that they are `inter-assured of the mind', as Donne puts it, the question is academic. My brother decided somewhere around 1954 that there was no one to touch Mozart in opera and the view has sustained him into late middle age....   [tags: Music] 1425 words
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The Woman Rebel: - Starting in the 1830s, a state-by-state drive to prohibit abortion developed and was largely successful by 1880. It was spurred by a backlash against the women's rights movement that reflected anxieties about women deserting their conventional position as mothers, and by professionalizing physicians eager to restrict their competition from "irregular" practitioners, many of them offering abortion services. Then in 1873 all birth-control information was specifically included within the definition of the obscene and was therefore barred from interstate commerce by the federal Comstock Act....   [tags: essays research papers] 1503 words
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Birth Control - The practice of birth control prevents conception, thus limiting reproduction. The term birth control, coined by Margaret SANGER in 1914, usually refers specifically to methods of contraception, including STERILIZATION. The terms family planning and planned parenthood have a broader application. METHODS OF BIRTH CONTROL Attempts to control fertility have been going on for thousands of years. References to preventing conception are found in the writings of priests, philosophers, and physicians of ancient Egypt and Greece....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
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Sexual Deviances - Sexual Deviances Sexual disorders are categorized into three general groups. The groups are sexual dysfunctions, sexual deviations, and homosexuality. These are not necessary abnormal, but what is considered out of the norm by either the mental health establishment, or society, or both. The first group, sexual dysfunctions, have increased significantly over the last decade. Which, in turn, has increased the progress in the study and treatment of sexual dysfunctions. One important aspect that came out of William masters and Virginia Johnson’s research is classifying the various forms of dysfunctions....   [tags: Papers]
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Margaret Sanger - Margaret Sanger The early twentieth century was a turning point in American history-especially in regards to the acquisition of women's rights. While the era was considered to be prosperous and later thought to be a happy-go-lucky time, in actuality, it was a time of grave social conflict and human suffering (Parish, 110). Among those who endured much suffering were women. As Margaret Sanger found out, women, especially those who were poor, had no choice regarding pregnancy. The only way not to get pregnant was by not having sex- a choice that was almost always the husband's....   [tags: Papers] 1431 words
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Masturbation - Masturbation is extremely common between young people. About 60% of all men masturbate, and about 40% of all females masturbate (Organization of Sexuality, 1994). When excluding everyone that is not at a sexually active age (we’ll just say senior citizens) this is a definite majority. Why in the world is masturbation so taboo in a world of people dominated by the pastime. Many people have gone at extreme length to prevent masturbation, including the use of straightjackets, spiked penile rings to prevent erections, bondage belts, cauterizing irons, the surgical removal of the clitoris, and circumcision (“History of the Masturbation Taboo”)....   [tags: Health Essays 2014]
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Kafka - Kafka Franz Kafka was born in Prague, Bohemia, July 3, 1883 and died June 3, 1924 of tuberculosis at the age of 40. He came from a middle-class Jewish family. His father was a shopkeeper and tried to climb up the social ladder by working hard at his shop and sending Franz to a prestigious German high school. He went on to get a law degree and worked for two insurance companies (not at the same time) When his .tuberculosis got bad in 1917 he was put on temporary retirement with a pension. German was the language the upper class spoke and by sending Franz to German schools his father tried to disassociate from the lower class Jewish who lived in the ghetto....   [tags: essays papers]
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