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  • The Complex Issue of Euthanasia

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    The Complex Issue of Euthanasia Euthanasia is complex issue within today’s modern society. Active euthanasia is currently illegal in this country, but in many countries it is not. Is this a good idea or are we greatly exceeding our position as human beings? It is questionable whether we are in total control of our lives and have the final say in our own existence, or whether each individual life is important to the running of our society, tainting our free

  • Euthanasia: A Complex Issue

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    Euthanasia is a very controversial issue around the world. Many doctors have conflicting opinions when it comes to this topic. “Euthanasia is the killing of someone through either an active or passive way of someone who suffers from an illness which arouses pity and who will never get better when asked by either the person himself/herself or his/her friends” (Nevzat). Euthanasia has been around for centuries. When Michael Stolberg narrates the story of Ambroise Paré in

  • Abortion: A Complex Issue

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    involved in abortion, which does not satisfy either of the two sides in the abortion debate. Values that are stressed in these decisions include values of privacy, liberty and equal opportunity. These values that are reflected in the law show some issues of morality are relevant to what should and should not be the law (Mackinnon Pg.98). Being that abortion involves making choices that could determine your rights, happiness, well-being and the value of life it is a morally important subject. An opinion

  • Abortion: A Complex Issue

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    and expulsion of an embryo or of a fetus that is incapable of survival." However, if only the debate over the abortion issue was as simple as the definition provided above. Much like every aspect of human life, a statement is neither right nor wrong, but simply left open for interpretation. There is no black and white in life, only gray areas. Some issues tend to provide us more gray areas than others. Abortion is a prime example of that. Those who refute abortion claim

  • The Complex Issue of Gun Control

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    involved in the illegal gun trade that has allowed other convicted felons along with mentally unstable and underage civilians to smuggle firearms into states where the possession and use of certain firearms are restricted. It has been said that the issue of gun control has existed throughout American history, starting from the development of the colonies within America, to the latest incidences of public violence. During the time of Colonial America, it has been believed that each of the colonies

  • The Complex Issue of Affirmative Action

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    dilemma over choosing between competing social inequities, the cases of India and France play an interesting contrast. Both countries have what would be considered, vibrant democracies and a free press, but tellingly, they have chosen to tackle the issues of settling gender and ethnic/racial inequality in markedly different ways.  In India, after independence in 1947, “ethnic and racial minorities quickly received guaranteed seats in all political assemblies” (Krook 2), as this was seen as the largest

  • What Complex Issues Face the Homeless

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    What Complex Issues Face the Homeless Homelessness is typically defined as a person who lacks a fixed regular and adequate nighttime residence. Homelessness reaches all ages. According to the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty report in 2004, children under the age of 18 accounted for 39% of the homeless population in 2003 and an astounding 42% of these children were under the age of five. The same study concluded that 25% of the homeless were ages 25 to 34 with 6% ranging in age from

  • Capital Punishment - A Complex Social Issue

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    Should the government abolish capital punishment? This is a question that has plagued the United States since its birth, as it is a complex social issue not easily resolved. The law, society, and many religious institutions consider life to be precious. Also, because capital punishment is irreversible, an innocent life could potentially be at stake in the pursuit of justice. Groups that are opposed to the death penalty – such as Amnesty International, the American Civil Liberties

  • The Complex Moral Issue of Stem Cell Research

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    The Complex Moral Issue of Stem Cell Research Works Cited Missing For Sale: One small miracle in a bassinet. Will cure AIDS, cancer, acne, possibly bad breath and athletes foot. Limited supply only, so call and reserve your miracle cure now, a.k.a. Human Fetus. Only a couple of years ago the ad above would have seemed like something from a science fiction novel. However, now the pages of that novel are coming to life. In 1998, James Thompson, a biology student from the University of Wisconsin

  • Complex Issues And Themes In Frances Harrison's Lady Of Nature

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    The short narrative Lady of Nature explores the complex issues and themes present in Canadian literature. The specific issues that were given focus include: the environment as a dominant force in North American literature, the relationship between identity and the environment, surviving but not thriving in the Canadian north, the gulf between man and woman and the concept of death and dying. The environment is a great cliché in Canadian literature, often serving as a fundamental motif. It is not