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The Pros and Cons of Hosting the Olympics

- With over two hundred countries participating, the Olympic Games is easily considered as one of the largest multisport event known to history. The Olympics are held at a different country, and even more rarely at the same city. For a country to be chosen to host the Olympics, the country’s National Olympic Committee (the country’s representatives for the Olympics) nominates a city (from the country they represent) that they think has potential in hosting the Olympics nine years prior to when they wish to host the Olympics....   [tags: olympic games, pros and cons]

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Legalizing Marijuana: Pros and Cons

- The war on drugs is a movement of prohibition and military aid being undertaken by the United States government intended to both define and reduce the illegal drug trade. In the year 2010 the U.S. government spent $15 billion on the war on drugs, at a rate of $500 per second. State and local governments spent another $25 billion as well. In 2007, $42 billion was spent on the marijuana prohibition. That is more money than the war on drugs spent on all types of drugs three years before when $40 billion was spent all together....   [tags: Drugs, Pros and Cons]

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Pros and Cons of Taking a Year Off Before College

- It’s your senior year of high school. It is time for you to decide what you want to do after you graduate. You have a few possible things that you could do. You could start applying for colleges, get accepted to one, and then go to college right out of high school; or you could do the same thing, but take a year off. This brings up the argument of whether or not a student should take off a gap year before they begin college. There are both, pros and cons to taking a gap year prior to starting college....   [tags: Pros and Cons of Gap Year]

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The Pros and Cons of Windows XP

- When Windows XP came out in October 21, many people happily to get the newest operating system. The pro about the operating system; finally it has improved theme by it look and graphic because of the desktop navigation (looks different from it earlier operating system, Windows 200), it will detect any hardware as it will automatically search to find the driver from the internet (such as printer, flash drives, etc.) so the hardware will be able to use. The networks in Windows XP were easier because of the installation wizard to complete the use for the networking....   [tags: Software]

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The Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing

- Standardized testing is a down fall to many students but also an opportunity for many others. Standardized testing has its pros and its cons. It can be the make it or break it factor into getting into colleges you are hoping to attend or the scholarships you want to earn. Some people may have their opinions about the test, whether they hate it or not but the fact is that it’s here to stay. What exactly is standardized testing you may ask, it is a test which measures the knowledge among different students....   [tags: Standardized Testing Essays]

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Pros and Cons of Children in Sports

- Pros and Cons of Children in Sports On Friday October 18, 2013, Aledo High School and Western Hills High School squared off in a football game. It was a great game for those rooting for Aledo High because they won the game 91 – 0. At the time these two teams played, ESPN of Dallas/Fort Worth had Aledo ranked number one in the state in class 4A high school football. With a massacre like that, one may ask if the Western Hills Football team knew why they had lost so badly. Would this game have made state and national news if it had been played but no score was kept....   [tags: sports, activities, self-esteem, family]

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The Pros and Cons of Animal Testing

- Almost every medicine that can be found in an average person’s medicine cabinet has been tested on an animal at one point or another. A government funded corporation called the Food and Drug Administration, abbreviated as the FDA, is in charge of making sure that all drugs, cosmetics, biological products, and more are efficient, secure, and safe for human usage. The FDA will not allow any drug to be released or sold to the human population if it has not first been tested on animals. In fact, when a drug is first created it is tested on animals before humans are even allowed to test the drug at clinical trial centers....   [tags: medical, scientist, research]

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The Pros and Cons to Artificial Nails

- Artificial nails have been around since the Ming Dynasty of China as a status symbol in the Chinese society. Today artificial nails are used as fashion accessories and extensions to the natural nails. Artificial nails come with a long list of pros and cons that you have to into consideration when taking this route with your natural nails. There a various types of fake nails to choose from with unique cosmetic appeal. But with everything that is appealing comes with a few drawbacks that ranges from the harsh chemicals to create the artificial nails and the infections you can contract from the fake nails....   [tags: fashion accessories and extensions]

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Pros And Cons Of The Death Penalty

- Have you ever been punished for something you didn’t do. There are so many reason as to why people either support or oppose the death penalty. This is a very heated topic with most. I will be discussing all the pros and cons pertaining to the death penalty. You will see that both sides have valid points as to why they have chosen their side of this argument. I will also, discuss some of the history of the death penalty. By the end of this essay I hope that I was able to either change your current mind, or at least give you enough information to see, and understand the other side of this disagreement....   [tags: Capital punishment, Murder, Death row, Prison]

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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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The Pros And Cons Of The Death Penalty

- The Pros and Cons of the Death Penalty Capital Punishment is punishment for a crime by being put to death. Since the beginning of time, capital punishment has been in affect all across the world. Many different methods such as hanging, executions, beheading, and burning at the stake were used to punish a person for doing wrong, whether it be for stealing, murder, treason, or terrorism. Some people believe that putting someone to death is absolutely horrific and should be completely abolished, while other people believe capital punishment helps deter crime, provides closure for victims, and it is the best answer to murder....   [tags: Capital punishment, Lethal injection, Crime]

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The Pros and Cons of Social Media

- Around ten years ago, the idea of a social network was revolutionary. Fast forward ten years, and it has become the norm; from the time we wake up in the morning until closing our eyes at night, social media has become a huge aspect of our daily lives. Social media is facilitating a platform for majority of events, parties, and just keeping in touch with people. When stopping to think about all the benefits social media is providing, one cannot help but wonder if social media is having a negative impact on society....   [tags: facebook, twitter, networks]

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Obamacare : Pros And Cons Of Obamacare

- On March 23, 2010, President Barrack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into legislation. The bill was created to provide affordable and effective health care to all Americans. It has since provided tens of millions of uninsured Americans with affordable healthcare (“ObamaCare: Pros and Cons of ObamaCare”). While doing so, an estimated 31 million still remain uncovered as of 2016 (“Not ‘Everybody’ Is Covered Under ACA”). To this day, the health care plan has remained widely criticized and controversial....   [tags: Universal health care, Health economics, Medicine]

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The Pros and Cons of Capital Punishment

- The Pros and Cons of Capital Punishment Since the mid 1900’s, capital punishment has brought many individuals into many diverse view points throughout the years. Capital punishment is a way of punishing a convict by killing him or her because of the crime he or she committed. Capital punishment will always have its pros and cons. There are opponents who absolutely disagree with capital punishment. And then there are advocates who support the idea. In the advocates view point, capital punishment is a way to minimize the threat in the world today....   [tags: Capital Punishment, Death Penalty]

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The Pros and Cons of Distance Learning

- In a K-12 setting, distance learning or traditional learning requires careful planning that must take place in order for the educational process to work for the students. When we look at both forms of education there are still pros and cons to both. Although online learning has made a major impact in the world of education, many people have not accepted this form of education. One of the reason for their concerns is that students cannot get fast answers to their questions about the assignment from the teacher....   [tags: Educational Technology ]

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The Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing

- ... A disadvantage is the tendency of standardized tests to force teachers to "teach to the test" (Pros & Cons of Standardized Tests). Some teachers feel a decrease of creativity in their lesson planning. Often, a fixed syllabus is circulated in schools and colleges and the teachers stick to a monotonous method of just completing the syllabus and teaching only the required topics. This hinders an in-depth learning of the subject by the students. Many people say that though the answers are checked by computers, but in their inception they are made by a teacher who may be from a white or black population....   [tags: argumentative essay, learning for test not life]

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Pros And Cons Of The Death Penalty

- Abstract This paper will examine the pros and cons of the death penalty. Is it a deterrent or is that a myth. Does it give the family of the victim peace or does it cause them to suffer waiting for appeal after appeal. What are the forms of execution and any evidence of them being cruel and usual punishment. Is the death penalty fair if there are glaring, disparities in sentencing depending on geographic location and the color of the offender and victim’s skin. The Death Penalty Pros and Cons All through the history of our country, we have sentenced people to death as the last form of punishment for grave crimes....   [tags: Capital punishment, Lethal injection]

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The Pros And Cons Of Gun Control

- The Pros and Cons of Gun Control: The Great American Debate An important decision opportunity has risen in our country on gun control, should we or should we not be able to defend ourselves from harm with the use of a gun. Our second amendment states: “A well regulated[pic] Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” With approximately eighty-eight point eight guns per one hundred people or about three hundred and ten million guns, the U.S has the highest total per capita number in the world....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States]

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The Pros And Cons Of Consuming Alcohol

- Week 4 Day 2 Joseph Stanley Christensen February 4, 2015 The Pros and Cons of Consuming Alcohol In this paper I will be discussing what the benefits of drinking alcohol and the negative experiences associated with alcohol consumption. I am also going expound on one particular positive and negative point during this presentation. I am not a consumer of alcohol so the information in this article will be from the resources we have been given and my own research and my own personal experiences when it comes to alcohols pros and cons....   [tags: Alcoholic beverage, Alcohol, Ethanol, Beer]

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The Pros and Cons of a New Baby

- Introduction Children are the pride and joy of many homes, but often parents’ struggles to meet the needs of their children. Some two-parent income home has been cut into a single parent home, due to divorce, lost of jobs, redundancy at work, and one parent leaving their job to become full time parents. With financial strains comes distress and discomfort in the home when the main breadwinner is unable to meet the needs of his or her family. For some families, nuclear, extended, or single parent, the birth of a baby brings tremendous joy and happiness....   [tags: Family Psychology ]

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The Pros and Cons of Civil Disobedience

- Civil disobedience is the refusal to obey civil laws in an effort to induce change in governmental policy or legislation, characterized by the use of passive resistance or other nonviolent means. The use of nonviolence runs throughout history however the fusion of organized mass struggle and nonviolence is relatively new. The militant campaign for women’s suffrage in Britain included a variety of nonviolent tactics such as boycotts, noncooperation, limited property destruction, civil disobedience, mass marches and demonstrations....   [tags: Civil Disobedience Essays]

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Pros And Cons Of Online Instruction

- PROS and CONS of Online Instruction Face to face instruction is one of the most popular ways of instruction with teaching scenarios within educational systems. Everyone will learn in different ways and decide what teaching method benefits them most effectively. In my perspective, I believe that face to face instruction allows myself to develop more within the subject rather than taking the course online. I will develop my thoughts on the pros and cons of face to face VS online instruction and why I believe a student develops a better understanding of the course in a classroom setting....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Student, School]

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The Pros And Cons Of Gmo

- The Pros and Cons of GMO Eating is extremely important, it is also important to eat healthy. Most Americans eat without any concerns; they are not questioning or researching what they are feeding themselves or their family. A lot of that has to do with their financial stability, not having the time to prepare a meal due to their time-consuming work schedule, also lack of knowledge and education on what they are consuming. In this bibliography, I will go over all three articles and explain what they are about....   [tags: Genetically modified food]

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Pros And Cons Of Being A Leader

- What are the pros and cons of being a leader. Please provide specific examples. I believe someone would want to take on a leadership role within the organization because they will feel that they are capable of taking on more responsibility. The salary can also have a role in taking a leadership role. If someone was to offer me a higher salary to take on a leadership role, I probably would. Some of the pros can include making changes that will benefit the organization. Another would be leading the organization to success by making goal and having great sales....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Leader]

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Pros and Cons of Welfare Programs

- AP Language and Composition The welfare system arose in the United States during the Great Depression, by the Social Security Act in the 1930s, providing medical and monetary aid to minorities such as women and their children, the elderly and later, entire families. During the Great Depression the Welfare system helped many families survive. Like many of the relief programs that were put into effect Welfare became a reform program, and remained permanent. Extensions to the original programs that had been created during the Great Depression were created in the New Deal, and Great society....   [tags: fraud, abuse, social security act]

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Exploring the Pros and Cons of Bioplastics

- Plastics are one of the most versatile of all material and we use them in everyday items such as cars, pens, planes, toothbrushes and the list goes on. But there is a problem, plastics are synthetic and take very long to decompose in landfills so we can’t get rid of them easily. Well, now there is a lot of hype about bio plastics; plastics that are made using corn, potato or other annually renewable sources which are compostable & biodegradable (Glen 2009). Bio-plastics are commonly portrayed as environmentally friendly in terms of the time it take to decompose but there are many more cons to bio-plastics than pros....   [tags: environment]

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The Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing

- One of the biggest topics in the educational world is standardized tests. All fifty states have their own standards following the common core curriculum. There are many positives and negatives that go with the standardized tests. A standardized test is any type of “examination that's administered and scored in a predetermined, standard manner” (Popham, 1999). These standardized tests are either aptitude tests or achievement tests. Schools use achievement tests to compare students. There are pros to standardized examinations as tools for gaining information about student’s literacy strengths and weaknesses that can influence instruction....   [tags: US education system, academic assessment]

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Pros And Cons Of Vaginal Conception

- The quantity of children destined to ladies every year is overpowering. Despite the fact that difficulties could emerge from any conception style, some birthing strategies are offered to diminish a percentage of the danger of other birthing techniques. In this article I plan to talk about the pros and cons of cesarean conception and in addition the pros and cons of vaginal conception. The substance of this paper will talk about every conception rehearse with a superior understanding of why it is imperative to pick your alternatives astutely, that is, if the choice is given and there are no intricacies....   [tags: Childbirth, Caesarean section, Obstetrics]

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The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy

- Many people take energy for granted. Most do not think about where that electricity is coming from when they flip a switch or turn on a faucet. The fact is, is that our consumption of non-renewable energy cannot last forever. We need some type of alternative energy source. There are many types of alternative energy sources that are available to us today. Some however, such as nuclear energy, are often rejected due to the fears or concerns of many people. On the other hand, there are also many people in favor of nuclear energy....   [tags: ProCon Essays]

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The Pros and Cons of Gun Control

- This essay will discuss the pros and cons of gun control. Some U.S. States have already adopted some of these gun control laws. I will be talking about the 2nd amendment, public safety, home safety, and do gun control laws really control guns. I hope after you have read this you will be more educated, and can pick your side of the gun control debate. So keep reading and find out more about the gun control laws that the federal and some state governments want to enforce on U.S. Citizens. Firearms are classified into three broad types handguns, rifles, and shotguns....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]

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The Pros and Cons of Collective Bargaining

-  Discuss the pros and cons of Collective Bargaining and explain their significance for improvements in labour productivity.      “Collective bargaining can be defined as a process whereby trade unions, representing workers, and employers through their representatives, treat and negotiate with a view to the conclusion of a collective agreement or renewal thereof.” (Morris L. 2002). Collective bargaining may also include the process of resolving minor or major conflicts between labor and management or their agents....   [tags: Collective Bargaining Essays]

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The Pros and Cons of Chiropractic Practice

- The Pros and Cons of Chiropractic Practice Exercise science possess many traits that attracted my attention whether it dealt with the different job opportunities or the ability to help an individual. There are two areas of exercise science that one can choose as a possible career path or as a major minoring in something else related to this type of work. One of the areas of study includes exercise physiology which can be defined by “the study of how the body’s structures and functions are changed as a result of acute and chronic bouts of exercise”....   [tags: exercise science]

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The Pros and Cons of Plastic Surgery

- ... Studies show that "1684 [of] women [had] invasive breast cancer, 12.6% reported a first-degree relative with breast cancer" (167). Not only does cosmetic breast surgery bring fiscal risks but so do the rest of the surgeries given. Other risks include scarring, nerve damage, blood clots, heart attack and even death. Therefore, improving your appearance can can cost not only money but also your life. Reconstructive surgery's performed to improve an abnormal feature due to trauma, birth defect, infection, tumors and diseases....   [tags: self-concept, cosmetic, reconstructive]

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Technology Of Today : Pros And Cons

- Technology of Today: Pros and Cons Technology surrounds almost everyone in today 's modern society. Technology is constantly changing, and advancing to make our everyday lives somewhat easier. Throughout history, people have looked for better ways to meet their needs and satisfy expectations. Technology has helped people out in many ways, such as: healthcare, education, jobs, and online shopping. Almost all goods and services rely on technology. Although technology has tons of upsides to it, it also has several downsides....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Pros And Cons Of Churches And Taxes

- PROS and CONS of Churches and Taxes PRO Tax Exemption for Churches One of the biggest freedoms established in the very beginning of the United States was free choice to choose any religion or the right to not participate in religion at all. Benevolent neutrality to churches and religions is deeply embedded in the fabric of our nation’s life. The government by no means can make any type of law that forbids or decrees that one religion is the official religion. Requiring churches to pay taxes would endanger the free expression of religion because it would force the closure of many small churches and devout (Churches, 2013)....   [tags: Tax, Taxation in the United States, Tax exemption]

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The Pros And Cons Of Digital Classrooms

- Erin Millar wrote an article called The Pros and Cons of Digital Classrooms. In her article, she states the different opinions of many people on technology in the classroom. This article is shown in Opposing Viewpoints In Context. After evaluating this article, many opinions were made by credible people, but not enough facts were shown to support them. Also, Millar also demonstrated strong emotional appeal in her piece, and lack of definitions for the difficult words she chose to use. The impact from all of this information has resulted in many advantages and disadvantages in how children communicate in the classroom....   [tags: Meaning of life, Education, Critical thinking]

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The Pros And Cons Of Drug Legalization

- The Pros and Cons of Drug Legalization Drugs. When you hear this word, what does it mean to you. For some a drug might be a prescription from a doctor to numb their pain. For others, drugs could be the cup of coffee they drink every morning to avoid a migraine from the caffeine withdrawal;drugs can be the 10- minute cigarette break every few hours, and drugs can be someone cringed over in an alleyway shaking and waiting for their next fix. No matter what the word means to you, there is a general consensus that drugs can be both positive and negative....   [tags: Illegal drug trade, Drug addiction, Drug cartel]

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The Pros and Cons of Immigration

- Mid-Term Essay - The pros and cons of immigration Immigration is the movement of people between countries. People are moving from their home country to search for better opportunities, career or education a chance for better life. People are looking for business opportunities, experience, or may have personal reasons such as family or marriage. If I we are talking about positive and negative aspects of immigration we can look at it from two sides: The pros and cons from the point of view of the people who are immigrating and from the point of the host country and people living in it....   [tags: Latin Americans crossing US border]

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Pros and Cons of the Washing Machine

- Washing machines have become the most popular mechanical device throughout all modern times. “For thousands of years, one of the most tiresome household tasks was the washing of clothes and lines” (Field Enterprises Educational Corporation 45 ). Washing machines are greatly needed in everyday life. Much labor and has been relieved due to the wonderful invention of the washing machine. The washing machine is also a major time saver. Washing machines have developed proficiently throughout all the years and are still developing day by day....   [tags: invention, laundry]

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The Death Penalty's Pros and Cons

- Research on the death penalty is becoming one of the fastest major issues in criminal justice. In the aftermath of World War II, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This was a doctrine from 1948 which proclaimed a “right to live”. The United Nations shifted its focus to limiting the scope of the death penalty to protect juveniles, pregnant women and the elderly. Two other international human rights treaties were the International Covenant and Civil and Political Rights....   [tags: Capital Punishment Essays]

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Man Versus Machine: The Era of Human Dominance is Over

- ... It's not just chess. Everywhere you look—switchboards, ATMs, post offices—machines are replacing us. First they took farming and manufacturing jobs. Then they took service and office jobs. Chess was supposed to be a bastion of human ingenuity, an art they'd never conquer. Now they're conquering it. The smarter they get, the more we feel threatened.” The match Saletan spoke about was the match of 1997 where a computer named Deep Blue created by IBM matched up against the greatest chess mind alive, Garry Kasparov, and beat him....   [tags: pros and cons]

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Pros And Cons Of Apple Iphone

- Pros and Cons of Apple iPhone Without a doubt, Apple has created one of the world’s favorite and best selling phones on the market. Up to 2014, Apple was able to sell an accumulated 590.56 million units in iPhones. One of the things that Apple has done is mastered simplicity. Each and every single one of their products has been made to where they are simple to use and operate. Many people around the world complain about how they don’t know how to use an Android device but, the second they pick up an Apple iPhone, they are greeted with a simple layout and somehow already know how to use the phone....   [tags: IPhone, Smartphone, IPod Touch, Mobile phone]

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The Pros and Cons of Imperialism

- Throughout history, many powerful nations interfered with nations that were weaker than they were. This form of sabotaging a nation is economic, political or cultural life is called as imperialism. Imperialism is often separated into two sects. The first one is old imperialism, which was the period from the 1500s to the 1800s, where European nation started to colonize many areas such as the Americas, and parts of Southeast Asia. On the other hand, the new imperialism was the period between the years “1870-1914”, where Europe became more focused on expanding their land into Asia and Africa....   [tags: European History, world history]

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Pros and Cons of Renewable Energy

- Introduction Many countries worldwide have put much effort in promoting renewable energy. They have increased its proportion in energy every year by investing globally. In 2012, global subsidies for renewable energy reached $101 billion, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Total global investment in renewable power and fuels (including small hydro-electric projects) was $244 billion in 2012, more than doubled the amount since 2006 ($100 billion). Several factors explain this growing trend in renewable energy investment: the increasing price of fossil fuel, such as crude oil, the growing concerns over energy security, and an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions....   [tags: nuclear, ecosystem, power]

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Pros and Cons of Solar Power

- “I am between a rock and a hard place when it comes to solar power,” states Ted Hilmes, CEO of KAMO Power. “I love the idea of a clean source of energy that does not deplete the earth’s non-renewable resources, but I hate the fact that if solar power were to take over the electric game, KAMO would have to reevaluate how we make our income.” Hilmes shares this opinion with a substantial amount of other energy companies that utilize fossil fuels in order to carry out their day-to-day activities; however, the popularity of solar power is on the rise—whether electric companies are on board with the trend or not....   [tags: Clean Energy, Solar Panels]

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Pros and Cons of Affirmative Action

- ... Students and business professionals in the workforce alike are more than likely going to work with someone of a different race or nationality. Integration and the removal of segregation laws have proven to be very influential in understanding the true character behind a person not of the same skin color or ethnicity. These characteristics would put an end to the reliance of crude stereotypes that would otherwise diminish any objectivity in the treatment of that person. In this sense, it would seem unimaginable to live without affirmative action....   [tags: minority quotas]

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The Pros And Cons Of Unions

- 1. I my opinion, some of the major pros and cons of unions today are as follows: the pros to union membership, higher wages, and representation in discipline/discharges cases, greater job security, better health care, pension, and paid time-off benefits. On the other hand, the cons of union membership are union dues, fewer individual rewards based on performance and higher personnel costs reduce competitive position and less flexible work rules. 2. The name of three national labor unions that I’m aware are, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and the United Auto Workers (UAW) The general work activities of IAFF provides fi...   [tags: Trade union, Collective bargaining, Employment]

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Apple Carplay : Pros And Cons

- Apple CarPLay: Pros and Cons The good and the bad of integrating Apple CarPlay into newer vehicles Modern vehicles have taken up the call, pun intended, to integrate with cell phones. It is not surprising either as a recent report has shown that there are more smart phones and mobile media phones in than there are people in the world (independent) and that the average person spends 2 hours plus a day using mobile apps (Cnet). That equals an outstanding 730+ hours per person per year. Because apps and cellphones have been at the front of automobile safety, resulting in much legislation preventing the use of certain applications, phones, and features, Apple and automotive manufactures have joi...   [tags: Mobile phone, IPhone, Motorola, Smartphone]

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Pros And Cons Of Legalizing Marijuana

- Pros and Cons of legalizing Marijuana in Texas The legalization of marijuana in America has been moving a fast pace. Medical marijuana became in legal in half of the 50 states. With the election coming to a close eight states including Washington D.C allows adult recreational marijuana. A March 2016 poll (NORC Center for Public Affairs) found that 61 percent of Americans supported marijuana legalization. So here we are with Texas in 2018 Texans may be able to vote on both medical and recreational marijuana if the state legislature permits it....   [tags: Cannabis, Legality of cannabis by country]

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The Pros and Cons of Obamacare

- The topic that I am choosing to do is on Obama Care. I chose this topic because the idea of the government forcing people to obtain insurance is wrong in my eyes. I am interested in analyzing the validity for what has been said about this topic in order to increase my understanding about Obama Care. I am not an expert when it comes to Obama Care. I know that this is an insurance that is being provided through the government for the general public. I have read that President Obama never initially read the whole bill itself....   [tags: Obamacare Essays]

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Legalizing Prostitution: The Pros and Cons

- Prostitution is one of the most controversial subjects in the United States. There are many pros and cons to this subject. First, Prostitution shouldn’t be a crime because it is a victimless crime. In no way is the prostitute committing a crime on society, of course you could argue that the spreading of diseases could be a crime. But the fact that it could happen during regular intercourse should completely nullify that argument in favor of legalizing. Criminalizing prostitution is a way for slowing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases; it is not a way to confront the problem of STD’s....   [tags: Prostitution, USA, ]

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Pros and Cons of Homeowner Associations

- Living in a neighborhood that has a Homeowners Association is not for everyone. If you buy a property with a Homeowners Association you are required to pay an Association membership fee, which may increase. The Association may also enforce new rules that you may find too restrictive, like what type of bush you can plant or the type of fence you can have in your own yard. There are places where it is becoming more difficult to buy a house that is not governed by an HOA, especially in newly developed areas....   [tags: Real Estate]

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The Pros and Cons of Abortion

- In 2013 approximately 1.2 million abortions took place in the United States. From 1973 through 2013, over 50 million legal abortions have occurred. Even though an abortion can harm your body, women still get them and take the risk of future health problems or even death. In this essay you will learn the pros and cons of having an abortion. This paper will explain all of the harmful ways abortions can harm your body and also how they may affect you in a positive and in a negative way. It will also help you understand why people decide to get an abortion or why they decide not to get them....   [tags: Abortion Essays]

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The Pros and Cons of Orthodontics

- Braces were not very popular back in the day. The dreadful nickname “metal mouth” was often used to tease those who had to show horribly thick, metal wires and brackets all over their teeth. Then, there was the thought of experiencing a first kiss with a mouth full of metal. Most patients preferred to take a more natural route electing to live with a slightly imperfect smile over a metal one. Today, braces are fashion statements, imagine that. Patients can choose from a variety of color combinations for a trendy look, or they can choose the more natural kind....   [tags: health, braces, mouth]

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Pros And Cons Of School Uniforms

- Pros and Cons of School Uniforms Traditionally the private institutions are the ones with school uniforms but US public school are increasing in numbers these past years. During the 2011-2012 school year, almost one in five US public schools required students to wear uniforms. These required uniform rules in public are found more commonly in high-poverty areas. Proponents say that school uniforms make schools safer for students, create a "level playing field" that decreases differences between students, and encourage children to focus on their studies rather than their clothes....   [tags: High school, Dress code, School types]

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Pros And Cons Of My Diet

- The purpose of writing this paper is to discuss the pros and cons of my diet. The nutritional analysis have thought me that my choices are not terrible but they are not the beast. However, a healthy lifestyle is necessary if I want to enjoy this life without health complications. Always Including some form of vegetable, fruits, and carbohydrates in my diet is ideal. However, that may not be on a regular basis and the portion might be too small to make a difference or too much to cause harm. I have learned how many grams of fat, saturated fat and protein should be consumed per day by my body....   [tags: Nutrition, Fat, Obesity, Saturated fat]

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The Pros And Cons Of Technology

- While generations of today have witnessed countless technological advances, there are also downfalls to these progressions. Technology interferes with education, attention spans, relationships, social interactions, self esteem, and even creativity. In order for technology to have more pros than cons, it is pertinent to keep a clear perspective. Monitoring how much you or your children spend time using electronics is the key to making sure that technology is not harmful. Technology in itself is not damaging to us....   [tags: social interaction, self esteem, creativity]

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The Pros and Cons of Nationalism

- Nationalism at its core is the support of a country. The goal of a country is to have some sort of resonance within the individuals that reside there that call themselves citizens. If the citizens don’t feel any connection with their country, they may move to find one that they feel closer too. Once found, they may support the country over others, defend it within conversations of politics or just find groups that have the same ideals they do about the country. This papers purpose is to illustrate the pros of nationalism as well as its cons....   [tags: Nationalism]

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Expecting Parents and Non Invasive Prenatal Diagnosis

- INTRODUCTION Expecting parents are always so anxious and eager about their coming child, imagining how he or she might look like and above all, hoping that the baby will be healthy. Years back, couples went to consult the doctor only to get uncertain answers by prediction of genetic disorders through Mendelian inheritance (Kent 2008). As alternatives, doctors would also conduct invasive prenatal diagnosis (IPD) such as assessing amniotic fluid or fetal tissues for abnormalities. However, the alternatives mentioned raised questions about the risk of miscarriage (Newson 2008)....   [tags: pros and cons]

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Pros And Cons Of Tablets

- Tablets are not the most powerful gadgets but they are the most convenient, they screen size overpower the smartphones. The life battery of tablets are better than phones this allow users to perform work or personal related task without connected to the battery or staying at one place. Given the advantages tablets are great for work task that involve lots of movement than computer, but they are many types of tablets this comes as IPad, android, and windows 8 tablet which is now upgraded to windows 10....   [tags: Operating system, Microsoft, Windows Vista]

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Pros and Cons of Euthinasia

- Euthanasia: Pros and Cons Euthanasia or should I say physician-assisted suicide, which basically means to end a persons life to relieve them from pain and or suffering. There are two main categories of euthanasia, voluntary euthanasia, which is conducted with consent making it legal in the United States and some other countries, and involuntary euthanasia, which is conducted without consent because the patient is incapable of doing it themselves making it illegal in all countries. The two procedural categories to perform euthanasia are known as passive euthanasia and active euthanasia; there are several pros and cons to these procedures....   [tags: psysicial assisted suicide]

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Pros And Cons Of Homework

- Pros and Cons of Homework School is infamous for the interaction between students and the dreadful word that is hard to swallow. Easily, the word can be typed. Homework. Homework is the heavy that weights on any kid from kindergarten to a young adult finishing college. There are hundreds of reasons why homework should or should not be assigned. There are teachers who would be on both of those ends. It appears tedious and sometimes has no intention of teaching or learning that needs to be involved....   [tags: High school, Education, Homework help service]

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Pros and Cons of Biofuels

- Before talking about biofuels, you need to know the basics from where it is created from. Biofuels are produced from biomass, which is derived from living or recently living plant matter such as trees, grasses, agricultural residue, algae, and other biological material. “Biofuel is considered carbon neutral”, which absorbs roughly the same amount of carbon dioxide during growth as when it is burnt (Rutherford, 2009). Biofuels is much cleaner than petrol/diesel because of the considerable impact petrol/diesel has on the environment from the high fuel emissions....   [tags: Energy Production, Biomass, Corn]

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Pros And Cons For Nonprofits

- What do you see as the pros and cons for nonprofits of engaging in large-scale earned-income ventures. Pros: DiscounTech is a Web-based service that distributes donated and discounted technology products, services, and support to nonprofits at the lowest possible cost to the receiving nonprofit. They offers high-demand products at the lowest possible cost by working closely with leading technology companies such as Microsoft, Cisco Systems, Symantec, and Intuit to donate or steeply discount their products especially for the nonprofit sector....   [tags: Non-profit organization, Non-profit organizations]

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Euthanasia: The Pros and Cons

- Euthanasia: The pros Anatomy Durkos Sarah Carter Jan 6, 2013 Over the years there has been a debate on whether euthanasia is a “humane” form of death. Some believe it isn't humane and others believe euthanasia is personal choice. Euthanasia is legal Australia and in four states in the united states. The legality of euthanasia is based on ethics primarily. I am pro euthanasia for many reasons; Euthanasia is cheaper, it ends the suffering of patients, and self determinism. Euthanasia is the assisted ending of a person life in response to pain and suffering....   [tags: voluntary, involuntary, pain]

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Cloud Computing: Pros and Cons

- Cloud computing has greatly influenced many aspects within the growing technology sector. This innovative approach has altered the way many businesses and individuals use technology. While there is no one clear definition of cloud computing, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines cloud computing as “a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction” (Mell & Grance, 2011)....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]

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Pros and Cons of Marijuana

- The legalization of marijuana has been a highly debated topic for many of years. Since the first president to the most recent, our nation’s leaders have consumed the plant known as weed. With such influential figures openly using this drug why is it so frowned upon. Marijuana is considered a gateway drug, a menace to society, and mentally harmful to its consumers. For some people weed brings a sense of anxiety, dizziness, or unsettling feeling. Like alcohol, tobacco or any other drug, those chemicals may not respond well with their body....   [tags: legalization of cannabis]

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Pros and Cons on Divorce

- Divorce has become a phenomenon of the modern world and is grabbing attention of numerous nations as well as the media. Divorce rates are escalating in a global perspective however the increase is not as rapid as it used to be a few decades ago. Developed countries, such as the US, England and Wales are experiencing a gradual decrease in divorce rates and marriage rates since 1980 and is showing no sign of increasing. Divorce affects a wide population especially because of the development of Historically saying, divorce has always been known as a deviance of society and people who are involved in divorce were being looked down on....   [tags: divorce, society, individualism]

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Pros and Cons of Abortion

- Many human beings consider abortion as something cruel and unnatural for destroying a little living being life. Why you may think. Because that little living being didn’t tell you that they wanted to come into this world. There can be pros and cons about abortion it all depends in the situation that you are in. But, have you ever thought about how dangerous abortion is to the baby and yourself. Have you done research about it. See what clinic is the very best and how much will it cost. Before you think about all these questions ask yourself first....   [tags: dangerous, regre, commit, legal, crime]

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Death Penalty Pros And Cons

- Death Penalty Pros/Cons Introduction The Death penalty has attracted much interest from various people all over the world. This issue is always fraught with emotions characterized by themes that have changed over the past hundreds of years. Various discussions on the death penalty have considered certain aspects of this capital punishment, drawing views from both sides of extremists. For example, people have argued about whether or not death penalty prevents crime, whether it is humane for states to execute their people or whether this form of punishment is worth the cost....   [tags: Crime, Capital punishment, Prison, Penology]

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Pros And Cons Of Gambling

- Gambling Gambling is a very controversial subject. There are many different pros and cons for gambling. One pro is tha a person can make make fast money and have fun at Casinos. On the other hand, a person can lose all their money and go through a period of stress. Legalized gambling requires consideration, prize and chance. However there have been cases in which these three things have not been present. For example, in games such as FanDuel it is believed that the game is not 100 percent chance....   [tags: Addiction, Problem gambling, Gambling]

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Pros and Cons: Global Warming

- ... The Environmental Protection Agency (2014) gives a simplistic definition with four main bullets: (1) “Climate change is happening…The Earth’s average temperature has risen” in the last century, (2) “Humans are largely responsible for [the] recent climate change” with activities that release carbon dioxide and other gases into the atmosphere, (3) “Climate change affects everyone” by impacting the environment , and (4) “We can make a difference” by limiting gases into the environment (para. 1-13)....   [tags: melting glaciers, sea levels]

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Hybrid Pros and Cons

- Hybrid Pros and Cons Abstract- Today’s environmental situation is continuing to spiral downwards; the ozone layer is receding, habitats being destroyed, and the air is being polluted. Scientists of every nation are researching ways to solve this problem. Due to automobiles sizeable contribution to the environmental crisis, studies are focusing on ways to reduce the harmful emissions caused by the internal combustion engines. Hybrid vehicles offer an alternative to powerful gas engines by providing the car with a secondary propulsion source powered by a strong battery....   [tags: Automobile Industry]

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Hydroelectric Dams and Floods

- ... (Walker). The sizes varries in different sizes. For an example, a small system for a home or a small city. They're also names for the different sizes: large hydropower, small hydropower, and micro hydropower. The large hydropower has a capacity of over thirty megawatts. The small hydropower has a capacity of a hundred kilowatts to thirty megawatts. Last but not least, the micro hydropower has a capacity up to a hundred kilowatts. Micro and small hydroelectric power systems can produce electricity for a home or farm....   [tags: pros and cons]

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Critical Pros And Cons Of School Uniforms

- Annotated Bibliography Lombardo, Crystal. "7 Critical Pros and Cons of School Uniforms | NLCATP.org." NLCATPorg. NLCTP, 18 Dec. 2014. Web. 8 Sept. 2015. . This article is one of the many articles published by NLCATP. The Chief Editor focused mainly on the pros and cons of wearing a school uniform from a parent’s standpoint and also the student. The article brings up valid points that we all seem to bypass, such as if students should have a say in whether or not they choose to wear a uniform....   [tags: Dress code, Uniform, Education, School uniform]

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The Inclusive Classroom Model And The Pros And Cons

- I would like to thank you all for attending this meeting to discuss a prevalent issue in our school system today. We will be discussing the inclusive classroom model and the pros and cons which have been discovered through practice and research. The inclusive classroom model or inclusion is not a new concept but the phrase “progressive inclusion” was termed in 1988 (Thompkins & Deloney, 1995). Definition In the same article entitled, Inclusion: The Pros and Cons, the term inclusion is defined as the physical placement of students with disabilities in classrooms with their peers without disabilities (1995)....   [tags: Education, Special education, Teacher]

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Pros And Cons Of Being A Part Of A Franchise

- Statement of purpose: The purpose of this report is to discuss the pros and cons of being a part of a franchise, or that of comparison of having sole ownership of an independent business. Problem Statement: The purpose of this report is to discuss the pros and cons of being a part of a franchise, or that of comparison of having sole ownership of an independent business. The reason for this research is to explain the different perks to consider, and pitfalls when deciding which one is more beneficial to meeting your current, and future goals, while being a part of a franchise; or an actual independent business ownership....   [tags: Business, Small business, Management, Property]

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The Pros and Cons of Paying College Athletes

- ... Its pretty well known that some sports make more revenue than others. For example the University of Oregon's football team makes $21,000,000 a year from tickets and concessions where as their baseball teams only generates $385,000 a year.(University of Oregon Department of Athletics). How would they separate the money between these two teams. They could either split it in half but then it would not be fare to the football team or do they give the money all the money the football makes to them....   [tags: school, sports, training]

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The Pros and Cons of an Independent Central Bank

- 1. INTRODUCTION In 1962, Milton Friedman wrote the essay “Should There Be An Independent Central Bank?” Since then, half a century has passed. Nowadays, many countries in the world have their independent central banks. But the discussion about whether central banks should be independent does not end. This paper will try to 1) provide the arguments on both pros and cons whether central banks should be independent; 2) provides evidence about the relationship between central bank independence and inflation in developed countries, developing countries and transition countries....   [tags: Central Bank Independence]

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The Pros and Cons of Abortion in Today's Society

- Abortion is the medical procedure when it is induced on purpose to extract the fetus from the uterus. When abortion occurs without purpose, it is usually referred to as miscarriage; such instance causes psychological problems in a woman and affects her perception of the fetus. The number of moral and ethical considerations on the problem of abortions can be considered from a variety of perspectives that include economic, medical, social, and religious aspects of the phenomenon. Many case studies are based on the need to make a choice, especially when talking about professional duties of doctors and such medical practices, as Hippocratic Oath....   [tags: miscarriage, abortion, fetal anomalies]

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