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The Pro's and Con's of Student Preaching - Introduction The Pro’s and Con’s of a student preacher can be very nerve wrecking because of the responsibility of following through with every “I dotted and every “T” crossed. When writing, preaching and teaching the Word of God it can become very intimidating to anyone who desires to follow in a league of skillful preachers, pastors and teachers. How can you be original when it appears all of the apparent techniques have been discovered. Speaking of technique, how should a student preacher apply everything they ever learned from a Bible seminary....   [tags: religion, sermon, faith] 1363 words
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Offshoring: Pro or Con - Offshoring: Pro or Con. From my understanding of what I have learned in my Introduction to Business class, to be successful at your business requires an entrepreneur to take risks in order to be successful. Once you have established strategies to counteract the risks there are more steps that should be taken in order to keep up and improve the business processes. In International Business, I have taken another approach with risks and that approach is to go global. Taking a chance to reach new markets and cross international lines to improve your business processes and productions as a whole....   [tags: business strategies]
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Pro’s and Con’s of Nationalism - Pro’s and Con’s of Nationalism Nationalism was coined back in the 1770’s it has a major role in the shaping many nations throughout the world. Nationalism has many positive and negative aspects to it. Nationalism has the strength to unify people despite their classes. It also has the ability to united people to lead movements against oppressive governments. There is a downside Nationalism can as method to evoke fear. The biggest negative is that most nationalism movement’s inevitably led to some form of conflict....   [tags: Political Science]
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The Pro's and Con's of NAFTA - Introduction The North American Free Trade Agreement, commonly known as the NAFTA, is a trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico launched to enable North America to become more competitive in the global marketplace (Amadeo, 2011). The NAFTA is regarded as “one of the most successful trade agreements in history” for its impact on increases in agricultural trade and investment among the three contracting nations (North American Free Trade Agreement, 2011). Supporters and opponents of the NAFTA have argued the effects of the agreement on participating nations since its inception; yet, close examination proves that NAFTA has had a relatively positive impact on the economies...   [tags: The North American Free Trade Agreement]
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Abortion: Pro and Con - Abortion: Pro and Con In a pluralistic culture of unwanted pregnancy, there exists a contradiction between a relative sense of morality and the democratic ideal of free choice.  Aristotle provided the first written record of this irresolvable contradiction in his book Politics, saying, "When couples have children in excess, let abortion be procured before sense and life have begun; what may or may not be lawfully done in these cases depends on the question of life and sensation." (1)  The controversy has always consisted of two sides: "Pro-Lifers", who believe that abortion is morally wrong and should not be allowed, and "Pro-Choicers", who support the woman's right to choose the outcome...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 1216 words
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The Pro’s and Con’s of Extending School Hours - How many students do you know who want to go to go school longer than 7 hours per day. Despite the fact that students complain about school, it’s important that every child get their education even if they feel it doesn’t matter. This paper will state the pro’s and con’s of extending school hours for the students and how it can have a negative effect on them. Obama and other politicians believe that we have should go to school longer in order to achieve more. Student already sit a seat 8 hours a day for a day for a months, any longer than that they will just refuse to go to school any more....   [tags: school hours, education, school days] 813 words
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The Pro's and Con's of Government Welfare Programs -      For a long time now, since the accomplished formation of a stable government, the U.S government has had programs and passed laws that either dealt with issues of or influence family. Many of these “family” programs and laws currently in place today are frequently and commonly debated. One of the most debated and most labored over “family” programs or law is Welfare. The argument is whether or not to, and how welfare should be cut or minimized.      The debate is simple enough, but the argument on welfare's benefits and drawbacks is not....   [tags: Informative Essay] 592 words
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Othello: its Universality Pro and Con - Othello: its Universality Pro and Con        In the Shakespearean play Othello there are elements which the audiences of 400 years ago found appealing, and which the audiences of today find appealing. This is the secret of the universality of the drama – a quality which some critics question.   H. S. Wilson in his book of literary criticism, On the Design of Shakespearean Tragedy, discusses the lack of universality in the protagonist of the play:   Still, the play is Othello’s story: he is central throughout....   [tags: Othello essays]
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English-Only America - Pro and Con - English-Only America - Pro and Con As everyone agrees, English has been America’s common language since its foundation. In recent years, however, English is in danger of losing its status as a national language. As you would see in metropolises and cities in Border States, use of non-English languages among immigrants has been increasingly common. Some immigrants stick to their native language in everyday life and can’t speak English well even after several years of immigration. Because the lack of common language causes a lot of problems, some argue that the use of other languages should be legally restrained....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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The Lunar Landing Hoax Theory - Evidence Pro and Con - The Lunar Landing Hoax Theory - Evidence Pro and Con A cash reward of $100,000 was offered to anyone who could prove, with conclusive physical evidence, the existence of the moon. This reward still remains unclaimed ("The Moon-The Real Truth"). After all, how does one know for sure the moon even exists. Even if it does exist, how does one prove it. That's what NASA set out to do in the late 1960's. On July 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong planted the first human footprints in the lunar soil. The United States had accomplished their goal in sending men to the moon....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Internet Pro Or Con - Worldwide Disaster: Right at Your Fingertips Internet junkies and world leaders alike are dealing with a phenomenon they do not fully understand; the internet, a vast, ungovernable, intimate, alter-reality, through which, almost anything is possible. Although many acclaim the internet as a harbinger to a new age and extol its virtues as an information source, the internet brings challenges few are ready to face. The versatility of the internet brings these troubles into many realms of our everyday life....   [tags: essays research papers] 866 words
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Pro Funding For the Arts - What is art. Art can be defined in many different ways because there are many perspectives on what art is. It can be defined as a strict vocabulary term or defined based on the personal opinion of different individuals. Art is displayed and expressed in different forms of traditions, rituals, and entertainment. Given the variety of ways to display art, it would be most reasonable to provide a source of funding in order to continue these showcases. Without the money to support this cause, people will not be able to show their creativity and use their artistic ability to its fullest potential and receive the help to develop the skills that are necessary to get through everyday life....   [tags: pro con essays]
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Informative Speech: The Pro’s And Con’s Of Medical Marijuana - Informative Speech: The Pro’s And Con’s Of Medical Marijuana The purpose of the speech is to inform the audience about the pro’s and con’s of marijuana as well as the medical uses of marijuana . Types of Visuals: Three posters showing what Marijuana is. The pro’s of marijuana and the cons of Marijuana. Introduction: Marijuana is one of the oldest cultivated plants (Nahas 8). Since it became illegal in 1967, there have been questions of whether or not it is good for purposes, such as medicine, other than being a leisure drug....   [tags: Informative Speech] 784 words
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The Pros and Cons of Animal Testing - Introduction Each year in USA laboratories more then 100 million animals are burned, poisoned and lamed (Top 5 Shocking Animal Experimentation Facts). Each year scientists use animals in order to progress, to improve life of people and animals. However, many testing animals suffer and die. But others do not agree and support the fact that we should use animals because of advance. So what are advantages and disadvantages of using animals. This problem will be researched from different areas such as medicine, ethics and economy....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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Violent Video Games Do NOT Cause Violence - Did you know violent video games cause our kids to murder. This is probably one of the alleged claims that people, whom think violent video games contribute to youth violence, would provide. There has been an ongoing dispute towards whether or not violent video games contribute to youth violence. There are very intriguing articles on procon.org regarding violent video games. Proponents of this proposal believe that violent video games do indeed, contribute to youth violence. While very distinctly the “con” stance believes violent video games do not contribute to youth violence....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 605 words
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The Pros and Cons of Gay Marriage - Is it fair to be punished for loving a person of the same-sex. The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. Is this a good thing. Homosexuality is illegal in many countries. Leaders punish their own citizens by jail, or even death, for being gay. In the United States, however, many states allow gay marriage. Some people approve of it, but also, some do not. Society also plays a big part in the gay marriage legalization process. Same-sex marriage is a major controversial issue in the United States; specific examples would be the views of Americans, pros and cons of same-sex marriage, and the reality of it in the United States....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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How Children are Positively and Negatively Impacted by Television - Television violence is it a contributing factor to aggressive behaviour in children. For the last few decades attention has been placed on this issue, and it is a pretty major topic as the majority of violence occurs during prime time and in cartoons. The National Coalition on Television Violence has conducted surveys concerning the ranking of us television shows. Its results showed The Fox network shows the most violent programming, and was ranked number one in a recent study. The US television networks are not a far cry away for the Irish as most show shown there are also on offer here to our kids so these studies would very much relate to us as well....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 2533 words
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The Pros and Cons of the Internet - Argue that, despite the fact that social networks as the name suggests are meant to connect people for varying reasons. In all respects, this is a very noble reason, however basing their arguments on two online environments, Habbo Hotel and Second Life, both of which are based on the socialization concept, they came up with a verdict that they also contribute to antisocial behaviors as well as rationales for the same. These behaviors ranged from scamming, attacks that were racist/homophobic in nature, sim attacks, and avatar attacks....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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Mandatory HIV Testing is Wrong - TABLE OF CONTENTS S No Topic Page No 1 Introduction 3 2 Mandatory HIV testing among Pregnant women 4 3 Pros of Mandatory HIV testing for pregnant women 5-6 4 Arguments against Mandatory testing for pregnant women 7 5 Arguments against Mandatory Premarital HIV Testing 8-9 6 Proponents of Mandatory Premarital HIV Testing 10 7 Conclusions 10-11 8 Recommendations 12 9. References 12-13 Introduction There are different kinds of HIV testing: voluntary testing, where the person tested makes the decision; mandatory testing, where you are tested whether or not you want to be tested; and routine testing, where, if you got some blood drawn for some other reason, an ex...   [tags: Pro Con HIV Testing ]
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The Pros and Cons of Corporate Downsizing - OUTLINE I.     An introduction to corporate downsizing. II.     The reasons behind a company downsizing. A.     Cash flow, profits, and profit margins. B.     Organizational structure and procedures. III.     Planning the downsizing. A.     Pro and con factors. B.     Identifying the options. IV.     Implementing the downsizing. A.     Announcing the action. B.     Communicate. C.     Staff Stability. V.     Conclusion Corporate Downsizing: A Profitable Benefit Or An Unprofitable Disaster The unemployment level is at an all-time low....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing - Introduction This paper is a general overview of outsourcing. It explores when to outsource and what advantages and disadvantages a public manager may face when deciding whether to outsource. I have chosen references to support this text that are both academic and colloquial. Indeed it was a discovery to learn that "Outsourcing" had become a well-developed academic area of study. My prior study of the subject revolved around personal conversations and non-academic magazine articles. It may be interesting to note that an internet search using key words, "privatization + government" in both Yahoo and Dogpile failed to bring up a specific government agency devoted to outsourcing or privatizati...   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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Negative and Positive Effects of Computers and The Internet to Its Users - Computers. The internet. These are both words that I hear multiple times throughout a normal day, and in fact even use frequently, as I am sure that a decent amount of other people do so also. If you watch television, you will see a lot of computer advertisements from all different companies. There are advertisements for different internet companies, prices and quality all varying too. In our world these two technologies update and improve constantly. To keep up with the pace that it grows, it’s even necessary to upgrade to a better computer every few years....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Skilled Migrants Increased Rate of Movement - The topic of this essay was inspired by Peter Stalker’s writing ‘Emigrants as heroes’. Furthermore, the issue brain drain resulting from sending skilled immigrants to developed nations as a result of benefit to themselves and their country. Hence the question, ‘Do they benefit the host country or their own country. This article by Stalker shows both sides of the argument referring the advantage and disadvantage of immigrants migrating to countries for better pay as well as life. Migrants from developing nations such as Africa and Asia travel to the west in the hope that they will get a better life, better job and better prospect....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1886 words
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The Pros and Cons of Using Private Military and Security Firms - has grown steadily since. The private military companies are extremely attractive to former military. Private military companies, security contractors and private military firms do provide so very useful functions and not all of them are paramilitary. Many private military companies such as DynCorp and Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR), a subsidiary of Halliburton, provide more services than just protection. Many functions performed by private military companies include logistical support, transportation, engineering, construction, skilled and unskilled laborers, maintenance, technical expertise and other paramilitary operations....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) System - Did you ever think about how much time is spent on computers and the internet. It is estimated that the average adult will spend over five hours per day online or with digital media according to Emarketer.com. This is a significant amount; taking into consideration the internet has not always been this easily accessible. The world that we live in is slowly or quickly however you look at it: becoming technology based and it is shifting the way we live. With each day more and more people use social media, shop online, run businesses, take online classes, play games, the list is endless....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Columbus' Discovery of the Americas - Why should we celebrate “Columbus Day”. People say that all he brought to the Americas were genocide, disease, and destruction (SB, pg. 44). There have been countless numbers of attacks on whether or not we should celebrate Columbus Day. Every year on October 10, we celebrate the bloodshed and the destruction of a very complex society but we also celebrate the opening of a great safety valve in the Americas and the introduction of the Americas to the advanced society of Europe. Before Columbus landed on the coast of Hispaniola, the social and economical aspects of the Americas were undeveloped and less complex than that of the growing economy and society of Europe....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1148 words
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The Pros and Cons of Immigration in the United States - Welcome to America. According to MPI the Migration Information Source, “The Statue of Liberty, long the symbol of America's rich immigrant heritage, calls out to many foreign-born individuals and families,” come one; come all to the land of opportunities and freedom. Immigration is not a new issue for our country, by far, but illegal immigration in the United States has dramatically increased over the years. The 2007 Economic Report of the President states in Chapter 9, entitled Immigration, “it is unofficially estimated that between 11 and 12 million foreign-born persons reside in the United States illegally; almost one-third of the total foreign-born population and about four percent of th...   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), - An increasing number of universities and private companies are now offering free online college classes, many of which focus on computer science education. Technological advancements have enabled millions of students worldwide to participate in these free classes. This research paper will briefly describe the history of the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), investigate the pros and cons of MOOCs as they relate to computer education and examine the potential ethical issues surrounding MOOCs. Free technical training and coursework, specifically MOOCs, provides the opportunity to bridge the higher educational divide and increase the technology skilled labor force but raise serious ethical co...   [tags: Pro-Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Using Web-based Compensation Tools - Technology and the Internet has made many business functions easier, faster, and expanded the reach of many processes. e-Compensation is one of those processes that has benefited from technology; it has made knowing what similar job salaries and compensation easier to access and for management to determine what it should take to retain vital talent within an organization. This paper will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of web-based compensation tools, how it supports the job evaluation process, the advantages and disadvantages to centralized approach to merit pay programs, discuss integrated analytic features needed for compensation planning and decision support in e-Compensation s...   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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Positive or Negative Effects on Violent Entertainment on Youth - Video games have become one of the world’s largest hobbies. Many choose to love them and others have quiet of an obsession. Since the 70’s, video games have become popular in entertainment and a fixture of 21st century childhood. The theme and idea expressed in popular video games is commonly violence. Many studies have issued that the violence used as entertainment in video games causes younger children to be more aggressive and violent. Violent video games act as a form of violence, but do not cause the violence to occur....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Illegal Immigration in America - Most of the time, I would complain about all the illegal immigration there is in the United States. Researching this topic has pretty much changed my mind on illegal immigration. Although there is much controversy over illegal immigration, it has many positive benefits. We Americans are never happy, always finding something to complain about. The more we complain and take it nowhere, the more time we waste. Illegal immigrants are usually, overall intelligent and hard workers. They bring their skills to America....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 707 words
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The Pros and Cons of Protest in American History - Assembly can lead to change or it can lead to horrible circumstances, sometimes planned or sometimes accidental. Over the years people have used and abused their right to assemble, many have died, even more have been arrested. But, many issues have changed because of this right. Violence has been endured, and people’s lives have been changed. The Vietnam War is a perfect example of a group of protests that had many different outcomes. The Kent State shootings and the Democratic Convention of 1968 are examples of protests that went terribly wrong....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1083 words
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Advantages and Disadvantages to Different Forms of Educational Orientation - Part I My belief on what the primary purposes are for public education in the U.S. is constantly expanding. Initially, I wrote: to provide free means of education that will provide a stable basis of knowledge. Since I have had time to think more about it and reflect upon my first reply to the question, I see that it is much more than that. The first aspect is that it is free. That provides the opportunity for every student to receive needed education without being held back by an aspect they cannot control....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1383 words
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The Positive and Negative Impact of Media on Teens - Each day, the importance of mass media is increasing among society. More people are becoming dependent on the media and are being affected by it unknowingly. “Over the past five years, the time kids spend using media has increased significantly” (Media's Grip on Tweens and Teens). “According to the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 87 percent of teens with cell phones use them for texting, sending an average of 50 messages a day. It's not just teens; the same study showed that 72 percent of adult cell phone users also text....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Immigration in Buenos Aires - 1. Buenos Aires. Population and citizens of Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires - capital city of Argentina and second –largest metropolitan in South America. Population in Buenos Aires about 3 millions. The bulk of the population are Spaniards and Italians. About 30% - and Métis representatives of other nationalities , among which are the communities of Jews, English, Armenian , Japanese, Chinese , Arabs and Koreans . Also there are migrants from neighboring countries, primarily from Bolivia and Paraguay....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of the LifeHand Prosthetic Hand - In the current world of rapid technology advancement, the progress in the research and development of prosthetic limbs is facing an upward trend as well. As the production of prostheses begin to pick up pace, a particular bionic arm secures the spotlight, returning hope to the lives of every amputee - the LifeHand 2. The fact is that, although many prostheses seek to replace the missing limbs of amputees by detecting muscle movements, they fail to address the issue of sensory feedback and this is what makes the LifeHand 2 special - besides providing the user with neural-controllability, it also restores the sense of touch to its user....   [tags: Pro-Con Essays]
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The Debate Over Ritalin Use by Children with ADHD - 1. Introduction For years, the topic of Ritalin, the use of the drug and its short and long term effects has been a controversial one. People who have Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have abnormally low amounts of the neurotransmitting chemical Dopamine in their brains. This chemical plays an important role in the brain as it helps with signal transmission between the neurons. ADHD sufferers have difficulty concentrating and learning, they find it difficult to sit still and are often overly energetic....   [tags: Ritalin Pro-Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Migration in London - Introduction This essay seeks to investigate the negative and positive effects of migration in London. As the London Migration Observatory claim London has the largest number of migrants among all regions of the United Kingdom (UK). About 37% of the UK’s foreign-born population was in London (LMO, Dr.Rienzo and Dr.Vargas-Silva). Furthermore, According to the Benton-Smith statistic, London is the 5th International city in the world after New York, Toronto, Dubai and Los Angeles.That is why author choose this city....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Physician Assisted Suicide - In the United States, a seventy-nine year old man who has Alzheimer’s is kept on life support in a vegetative state. He has been on it for six months and can no longer eat by himself. The doctor has put in a feeding tube orally, which causes severe discomfort in the old man. He sometimes tries desperately to drag the tube out, but to no avail due to the atrophy of muscles. This man has no next of kin known and cannot make any decisions on his own. He is suffering a slow death. Earlier in life he expressed his wishes that he would rather die than to succumb to something like this....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Stem Cells Use - The primary cells that divide to create new cells in the human body are stem cells. There are different types of stem cells, with different capabilities. There are some that can only create certain types of cells, while others can create almost any type of cell, and some cells that have differentiated can turn back into stem cells. Stem cells not only have the capability to divide to create new cells, but they are flexible enough to turn themselves into different types of cells. The trouble is that this differentiation, with some exceptions, is a one-way process....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1958 words
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Positive and Negative Results of The Black Plague - The Black Plague, perhaps one of the worst epidemics in history, swept its evil across Europe in the middle of the 14th century, killing an estimated 20 million people. This major population shift, along with other disasters occurring at the time, such as famine and an already existing economic recession, plunged Europe into a dark period of complete turmoil. Anarchy, psychological breakdowns, and the dissipation of church power were some of the results. As time passed, however, society managed to find new ground and began its long path of recovery....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 853 words
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The Pros and Cons of the Death Penalty - In the world we as people live in violence. Violence has gotten so out of control that it has affected everyone. The one thing about violence is that it also leads to crimes. And crimes leads to some people being imprisoned, while others are put on death row. But if crimes are crimes, what makes them minor or major. Who decides if they are minor or major. Nowadays minor and major crimes are being pushed together. For example, someone gets shot and the shooter gets 5 years in prison. But if someone is raped it cannot be proven and the victim is left suicidal while the rapist goes about their day....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Reptiles as Pets - How many people can say that they have a pet that has been around, in some form or other, for 300 million years. Reptiles are fascinating animals that have been around since the Carboniferous Period, 300 million years ago. Many different species of reptiles have come and gone over the course of time and there are five main groups. Turtles and tortoises are distinguished by the presence of their carapace, or shells, which is also their main defense against predators. Lizards are the most diverse and varied among the reptiles with many different types from chameleons, to iguanas, to geckos, to monitor lizards which includes the largest of all lizards; the Komodo dragon....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Robot Assisted Surgery - Robot assisted surgery is a relatively new concept, with success stories making news and journals just seventeen years ago, and the idea of it in some induces awe, and others, caution. When considering the benefits and drawbacks of robotic surgery, one must take into account the view of the patient, and their needs, versus the view of the physicians, and their limitations. Marketing of the robotically assisted surgery certain does consider these things, but often leaves out the social and geographical limits on the technology....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Various Teaching Methods - Role play: In role play, the learners are assigned roles which they act out within a scenario given by the lecturer. The lecturer must choose a scenario for a role play that gives the learners an opportunity to prepare what they have been taught. The role should also keep the learners interested. A scenario for a role play can be found by things they have encountered in their lives, from a book or a movie. After choosing the scenario for a role play, their learners have to then brainstorm ideas on how the scenario would progress....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Ethnic Identification - Many circumstances oblige people to move from their native country to a foreign one. From this movement of migration have emerged many ethnic groups. An ethnic group is a restraint number of persons living in a larger society and sharing the same distinct cultural heritage. Some people tend to bury their habits and accommodate to the new way of life. However others hold on to their identity and try to identify their race and maintain it. This enriches societies and makes them multi-racial. Therefore, every ethnic group is essential to complete the mosaic....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 907 words
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The Pros and Cons of School Uniforms - School Uniforms: A More Positive or Negative Effect. Today, school uniforms and dress codes are controversial. School uniforms for high school students have numerous positive effects, but at the same time, they have a variety of unknown negative effects too. School uniforms positive effects are shown through attendance records, academics, and behavior; but its negative effects violates ones individuality and increases the amount of money spent on clothes. School uniforms have positive effects like rising attendance records, inclining grades, and decreased behavioral problems....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 438 words
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Negative Effects of Technology Outweigh the Positive - In today's society there is no escape from technology. We are completely submerged in our iPhone, ipads, computers, and gaming systems. These gadgets give us the opportunity to be connected to each other and the rest of the world at all times. But, this is not a glorious step in history. Technology blinds us from the real world. As John Tudor said, “Technology makes it possible for people to gain control over everything, except technology.” We may run our lives with the help of our iPhones and computers, but do these forms of technology in turn control us....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power - There is only one earth, if we do not treat it with the respect it deserves today it could be gone tomorrow. With all of the environmentally unsafe things that we do major changes need to take place to make sure that does not happen. Air pollution, water pollution, and soil pollution all take place on a day to day basis. One major substance the vast majority of the planet uses today, fossil fuels. The burning of these fuels, such as coal or oil, gives us the power to be the productive people we are today but it is having a lasting effect on our own mother earth....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power - Nuclear power is a clean source of energy that helps out the environment, but it has a troubling past. In reading many people’s stories about how nuclear power gave their kids cancer from toxic waste, while living next shows that nuclear is not safe. One of these stories is from a place called Rocky Flats, which is near Denver, Colorado. This story really shows that nuclear energy can sometimes kill people without the public’s knowledge. Rocky Flats was a nuclear power plant where we use to build hydrogen bombs during the Cold War....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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Is a College Degree Worth the Costs? - Many people believe that a college education is a worthy investment. The ability to become a college graduate will result in making more money. There are more jobs in today’s society that require college degrees. College graduates develop more and better employment opportunities within earning a degree. Self-discipline is a major element in becoming a successful graduate. Also, college graduates are healthier and live longer. Adults-young and old, male and female-who have a bachelor’s degree or higher have twice the annual median income than someone with only a high school degree ("Do college graduates," 2014)....   [tags: Pro-Con Essay]
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The Pros and Cons of Cell Phones - Forty-one years ago on April 7, 1973, Motorola engineer Martin Cooper changed the world by making the world’s first cell phone call. With a 10-inch-long, 2.5-pound phone nicknamed “the brick” he called his engineering nemesis at the much bigger company Bell Labs (Here& Now, 2014). The phone gave 30 minutes of talk time after 10 hours of recharging and it cost a grand total of $3995. In those days, the average middle-class person could not afford to buy a mobile phone. By the late 1990s, cell phones became progressively accessible to the overall population....   [tags: Pro-Con Essays]
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The Negative Impact of Excessive Computer Use - A computer is a wonderful tool that can help us with many things. The question is why are computers more than a curse than a blessing. Many children this generation have advanced in computers and technology more than their elders, and the ones above them. The internet is wonderful when researching for homework, but it is not good when it is becoming a bad habit and going on it. Computers have many effects on people and the youth. It can lead to less physical activity for many children and teenagers....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 778 words
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The Pros and Cons of British Colonies - In the 1600’s there was the foundations of representative government. In the 1600’s the colonists came up with something called a democracy. A democracy is a government in which people rule themselves. The colonists had voted for many certain laws. They ruled themselves by using the laws of society. The carter named “Magna Carta” was a character of liberties which was agreed by King John of England, it had made the king obey the same laws as the citizens. Protestantism is a branch within Christianity; this was mostly participated during the 16th century....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 670 words
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The Pros and Cons of Hybrid Cars - There has been many new technologies that are surfacing into our generation. These inventions are created in order to help protect our planet and help people to start being more efficient while using energy. One of these inventions is hybrid cars. Though hybrid cars are a known technology, not many people know exactly what they are all about. Since many people don’t know exactly what they’re about, they then really have no interest in purchasing one. Hybrid cars are very different from gasoline cars....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 844 words
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The Pros and Cons of Plastic Surgery - Believing that talent and intelligence will get you just as far if your ugly as it will if you were pretty is an idealistic thought for an idealistic world, however the fact of the matter is that talent takes a backseat to beauty under most circumstances. With the economy rising, cosmetic surgery is becoming more widely available, before it was the rich and the famous who had the ability to surgically enhance their features. However as it becomes much more culturally acceptable, and readily available, there have been many more problems concerning it....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 595 words
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The Pros and Cons of Internet Communication - The Internet is a global system of interconnected computers that connect different networks together and each network communicates the wide range of private, public, business and government sub networks. The creation of internet went back to 1960s where it was developed as a part of the United States military research. Nowadays, internet makes the working hours and its location more flexible than in the past, particularly through the wireless network which supports some devices like mobile phones and laptops....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1240 words
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The Pros and Cons of Adolf Hitler - According to historians from the BBC article (Hitler’s Leadership Style, Geoffrey Megargee), Adolf Hitler was one of the greatest people to lead a whole nation in history. Similar to any great leader, he lead, inspired, and guided millions of Aryans of all ages and genders to believe they were more superior and pure than all of the other existing races and ethnicities. Hitler came to power in 1933 when Germany was recovering from its recession as well as depression from World War I. Similar to any other leader, Hitler had one motive, and that was to rebuild the lives and the entire country to give them confidence and believing they were a phenomenal group of people....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of March Madness - Each March, there arises some kind of brouhaha across the country or at least within the four walls of colleges across the United States. The cause is the highly regarded single-elimination tournament officially known as the NCAA Men’s Division 1 Championship, and colloquially as the March Madness. As described by Chris Suellentrop on the 6th Floor Blogs of the “New York Times” magazine, this “is the greatest sporting event of the year, and in particular, the tournament’s first weekend serves up the most entertaining four days in sports.” (Suellentrop 2011) This tournament, apart from entertaining students and other fans, highlights what stuff different colleges are made of....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Health Screening - Health screening according to Durojaiye, (2009) is a systematic application of a test or inquiry, to identify individuals at sufficient risk of a specific health problem to warrant further investigation of direct preventive action, among persons who have not sough t medical attention on account of symptoms of that problem. According to this definition the main aim of screening program is to detect disease or risk factor, among the general population, in order to implement earlier preventive or therapeutic intervention because the highest benefit one can derive from a specific treatment is when the disease is less advanced (Rosemary Pope,1992)....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1083 words
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The Pros and Cons of Labor Unions - The rise of capitalism as the dominant economic system in the United States made the rise of unions inevitable; given the natural division between those with capital that control the means of production, and labor, who is treated simply as another factor of production (Hodson & Sullivan, 2008). While labor unions have made significant improvements to the working environment, with the regulation of safety, environment, labor and wage; labor unions have also contributed to the decline of U.S. dominance in industries like steel, automotive, education and airlines....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Free Music - There has been controversy as to whether music should be free or not. As for the people who love to listen to music all the time, they would agree that the music should be free of charge. Benefits of free music are that you can listen to music fan free, helps out bands to be known, and reaches the crowds in less time and boots the popularity of the song; however, there are drawbacks, such as CD & MP3 gross sales decline, it’s an insult & harmful to artist and in all actuality, you are paying the record labels....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy - Imagine having a city thriving on reliable power and suddenly having it get destroyed, both the city and power source. That is a risk the nuclear industry takes. There is a risk of a nuclear meltdown every day. How big really is the risk. Contrary to popular belief, it is quite slim. Nuclear energy is safe and is continuing to get safer due to changes in plant design, technology and safety improvements, and further advances in technology and research. Background Information People are concerned for nuclear safety, now more than ever....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Human Spaceflight - As humans our desire to visit space has never ceased, but our scientific advances have so far only allowed manned visits to the moon. There are many political factors that influence the ongoing attempts to engineer space tourism and future missions to Mars. High costs and risks involved in spaceflight due to the longevity in space and the effects of cosmic rays have been many of the setbacks in making it a reality. The United States is currently unable to conduct human spaceflight after losing its capability to launch upon the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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Humane Migration for Citizens Around the World - Studies have been conducted on the definition of humane migration and how to achieve this in countries around the world. However, contradictory studies have been found to show that many people are displeased with the rate people are migrating as the years proceed. To understand how both of these viewpoints affect the IOM and their work with countries around the world, both viewpoints should be taken into consideration. This paper examines the studies that are for humane migration around the world to propose that additional research needs to be conducted to better understand the viewpoints these authors are making....   [tags: Refugees, Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Zoos - There are over 1,500 zoos in the world and over 200 of them are in Great Britain alone. This shows how popular zoos are all over the globe. With the wide range of species and animal presentations, it’s no wonder why 600,000 customers stream through zoo doors every year. However, zoos are always looking for ways to make money. Currently, Edinburgh Zoo, is trying to sell off some land so they can keep the zoo functioning. This shows they’re willing to sell off land that is meant for these animals, just to keep this unnatural habitat viable....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 597 words
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The Pros and Cons of Euthanasia - Euthanasia, good or bad. In this following article I will be exploring euthanasia in more detail, the different Christian points of view, the strengths and weaknesses of the euthanasia argument and finally my point of view on euthanasia and why I believe this. First of all, what is euthanasia. It is something that not many people think about until they or a friend or family member is put in a position where they might actually have to consider it. Euthanasia, in the dictionary, simply is: the action of ending someone’s life in a painless way....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1076 words
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The Pros and Cons of Globalization - 1. Introduction The current integrated and interdependent world economy is the outcome of the process of Globalization. Various definitions of Globalization are available. As per Block (2004), in his research paper, has defined globalization as “Intensification of world-wide social relationships which link distant localities in such a way that local happenings are shaped by distant events and, in turn, distant events are shaped by local happenings.” The IMF (2008) claims that globalization is a result of advancement in technologies and modernization of the people....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Facebook - I think facebook is a good website in some ways for things such as communicating with friends, and talking with each other. There are also some things that are not too good about facebook, and could be bad to someone’s health. There are more than five hundred million people that are children, teens, adults, and also even stalkers on this website so many people in the world use today, facebook. Facebook is seen to today, a good way of communicating with friends in many ways. You can post pictures of yourself so you know what one looks like, and you can also put the names of your friends in the picture by tagging them....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Globalization - Globalization is the process by which states become interdependent on each other on all spheres of life. It is a process where countries go global by adapting universal characteristics involving human race. It is therefore the process of uniting people of the world into one unit with universal characteristics. This characteristics include; systems of education, politics, democracy, economy among many others. Through globalization economies, civilizations and societies become integrated into a globalised arrangement of political ideas....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Gene Therapy - Considered one of the more controversial up comings in the world of science, it’s hard to ignore what amazing benefits gene therapy has to offer. With many potential treatments aimed to target some rather serious diseases, much support has been gained for the field. Although gene therapy remains at the forefront of change, much discussion has been created due to several potential drawbacks. These drawbacks, however substantial, must not be overlooked for the risk of lives isn’t a fair price to pay for innovation of healthcare reform....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Democracy - Egypt has erupted into civil war. Its people are revolting against the Hosni Mubarak regime and are demanding a new government that represents the interests of the Egyptian people. Each modern day revolt mimics the countless uprising that has occurred during the times of Ancient Athens and Rome. The populace rises to overthrow their oppressors fighting for liberty, but is liberty, is democracy truly the solution. Democracy, by definition, is a government in which power is derived from its people....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1380 words
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The Pros and Cons of Revenge - What is revenge. Revenge is defined as the action of inflicting hurt or harm on someone for an injury or wrong suffered at their hands (Oxford definition). It can also be described as the act of a person inflicting wrong on something that previously inflicted wrong to it, with the purpose of trying to restore justice. Revenge has been a part of humans for as long as they have existed. In fact, even before the emergence of humans, primates showed to have intragroup relationship conflicts....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Welfare - When you hear the words “welfare” what comes to mind. To me, the word welfare has always had a very negative connotation. However, after looking further into the concept behind it all, welfare isn’t always such a bad thing. In general, welfare provides financial stability for those who are otherwise unable to do so. Welfare can be very beneficial to a multitude of people with many different ways to make life easier. Welfare in the United States refers to a federal welfare program that has been put into place to benefit unemployed people or just your average lower class person....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Globalization - Globalization promises a lot for the future of the world, however the same sections it’s suppose to benefit, it seems to have a reverse affect. It is understood that with every decision there is an opportunity cost, but is that decision worth making if it worsens the very thing it is suppose to benefit. The example provided above about America and the reverse affects of outsourcing is a perfect example of the paradox that globalization presents Jamaica & Globalization Jamaica is a great case study to use to show how globalization—specifically economic globalization—negatively affects developing countries....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
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The Pros and Cons of Technology - Growing up in an era of rapid advancement in technology. It can be seen almost everywhere we go. Does this make it a good thing. Well there does not seem to be a way of stopping it. So let us just hope it is for the better of humanity. Technology is advancing so exponentially quickly. It really is quite hard to believe just ten years ago; people were using film in cameras and played music from a compact disk holding 15-20 songs. Nowadays people take thousands of digital pictures and listen to hundreds of songs from one device they can fit in their hand....   [tags: Pro Con Essay] 661 words
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The Pros and Cons of Sports - ... Humphreys’ view is that sport brings out the bad side of people, that sport goes against family values and he feels strongly that sport encourages immoral behavior. Since sport was first introduced thousands of years ago, it has drastically evolved. The basic idea is the same (the chance to compete with physical strength and skill) but almost all other factors have changed. I believe that Humphreys’ view of sport is incorrect to a large extent. If one analyses the initial and fundamental aims of sport such as: creating a sense of belonging, healthy competition and leadership skills, Humphrey’s theories can be proven wrong....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 570 words
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The Pros and Cons of Globalization - Globalization is an overwhelming trend. It is no doubt that there are many positives rise out of globalization, but equally some serious negatives brought from this trend, such as gradual disappearance of ethnic identity (Buckley, 1998). This essay is going to address some positive effects of globalization generally, and then it will focus on impacts of this trend on developing countries. It is widely accepted that there are a lot of benefits globalization brought to our life. Firstly, advanced transportation system makes different places of the world closer....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 458 words
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The Pros and Cons of Love - There are many different kinds of love, as well as many different feelings associated with being in love. How we express these feeling, as well as the behavior love evokes when felt towards a person is how to recognize the good and bad sides of love. Love is an emotion that a person feels inside, and one that is so overwhelming sometimes we feel as though we may burst, and this is a good side of love. However, some types of love can hurt. Expressions of love, when displayed in a negative way, then become a bad side of love....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 593 words
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