Endangers Essays

  • Rhetorical Analysis of McKibben’s Article, Power Play Endangers Hawaii's Rain Forest

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    Rhetorical Analysis of McKibben’s Article, Power Play Endangers Hawaii's Rain Forest Protecting Hawaii’s rain forest from the invasion of Corporate America is Bill McKibben’s intention as an environmentalist. His 28-paragraph article, “Power Play Endangers Hawaii’s Rain Forest,” appeared in Rolling Stone, a popular culture magazine, on May 31, 1990. He argues that producing power through geothermal drilling harms the Wao Kele o Puna rain forest, the environment, and the people that live nearby

  • Fraternities and Why They are Misunderstood

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    subject their members to harmful acts better known as "hazing." Massachusetts General law defines hazing as: [A]ny conduct or method of initiation into any student organization, whether on public or private property, which willfully or recklessly endangers the physical or mental health of any student or other person"(Anti- Hazing Policy). Specific examples of hazing include: whipping, beating, branding, forced calisthenics, exposure to weather, forced consumption of any food, liquor, beverage, drug

  • Classification Essay - Three Types of Dieters

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    zone of unknown procedures, performed by unqualified physicians. Some dieters lose their lives in the search for a beautiful body. The stomach staple is another dieting tool that dieters try. The staple yields a large weight loss, but the dieter endangers her health because of excess loss of body fluids. The "bandwagoneer" is always listening for the newest cure on the dieting market. A family wedding or a special dance is a logical reason for a woman to decide it is time to take off her few

  • Hazing

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    drinking games, and sexual assault. Hazing is abused mostly at the University level. In the Alfred/NCAA survey of college athletes, hazing was defined as, "any activity expected of someone joining a group that humiliates, degrades, abuses or endangers, regardless of the person’s willingness to participate. This does not include activities such as rookies carrying the balls, team parties with community games, or going out with your teammates, unless an atmosphere of humiliation, degradation, abuse

  • Animal Rights and Animal Testing

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    Animals are used to find cures for diseases or to test drugs that have mild side effects. They are also used to test materials for cosmetic research. Except for severely limited medical research, animal testing should be outlawed. Animal testing endangers the animal’s lives and may cause serious side affect that last the rest of their lives. Others believe that they should not test medicine on humans because humans’ lives are more precious than that of the animals. They believe that since animals

  • Grapes Of Wrath - Characterization

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    Commentary: At the camp, Ruthie becomes engaged in an argument that leads to serious consequences. In an effort to preserve her Cracker Jacks, she threatens to call upon her brother, who has killed two men and is now in hiding. Ruthie's revelation endangers Tom and forces him to abandon both his hideout and family. Ma, whose primary goal has been to keep the family together, must bid another painful farewell. Through his speech, Muley reveals that he is stubborn and refuses to accept the fact that

  • Effects Of Deforestation

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    of natural habitat that occur on the fringes of fragmented forests. The effects for the animals include greater exposure to the elements (wind, rain etc…), other non-forest animals and humans (Dunbar, 1993). This unnatural extinction of species endangers the world's food supply, threatens many human resources and has profound implications for biological diversity. Another negative environmental impact of deforestation is that it causes climate changes all over the world. As we learned in elementary

  • To Kill A Mockingbird Essays: Why Defend a Black Man?

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    why Atticus broke from the norm, and acted unlike most others in his community, can be compared to the motive of the central character in the novel, A Time To Kill, written by John Grisham.   The comparative character, a lawyer named Jake, also endangers not only his own life but his family's, by defending a Negro.  He is compelled to undergo such a risk as he believes he is protecting an innocent man.  Despite the fact that he is black.  Jake could not live with himself if he failed to give his

  • Usurpation in Richard II, As You Like It, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Romeo and Juliet

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    characters against each other, and adds to the play's central conflict of whom Hermia will marry. Another kind of usurpation is shown by Egeus choosing Hermia's husband: he denies her the right to choose her husband based on love. Furthermore, Egeus endangers Hermia’s life, as Theseus declares she must marry Demetrius or die. This combination starts the plot action, causing Lysander and Hermia to flee Athens. Lysander, Hermia, Demetrius, and Helena occupying the forest exemplifies a third type, which

  • Evil in Byron's Dramas: Manfred, Cain, Heaven and Earth, The Deformed Transformed.

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    problematic, however. Because God administers punishment, evil becomes anything that questions the omnipotence of God. The hint that God himself may have an evil side is a truth that may not be discovered without first questioning, an action that endangers the questioner. "Evil" is acknowledged as a force separate and opposite from "good". Cain's Lucifer admits the all-encompassing nature of evil in Act II Scene II: "But ignorance of evil doth not save from evil,/ it must still roll on the

  • Comparing One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and The Crucible

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    Authority and power and chaos and order are the main discourses that are present in Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Arthur Millar’s The Crucible. Through the context of each novel both authors use different dialogue, plots and situations to get their viewpoint across to the audience. In comparing the two texts with the similarities and differences, it is clear that both authors have had a different effect on the audience of today. It would appear as though both texts are focused around

  • The Feedbackback Turtle: The Endangers Of The Leatherback Turtle

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    “Imagine walking on the beach at night, the sky completely full of stars. Suddenly you see this big dinosaur lumbering out of the sea—a 1,000-pound, 2-meter-long (450-kilogram, 6.5-foot-long) turtle. With incredible concentration, she uses her flippers to dig a huge nest in the sand." Jose Urteaga is describing a leatherback turtle that has arrived to lay eggs on the beach. Jose works in Nicaragua, Central America. The area is home to five of the world 's seven sea turtles. Nearly all of the turtle

  • Reckless, Speeding Drivers Endanger Innocent Children

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    Residential Speeding Throughout many neighborhoods in Delaware, reckless, speeding drivers endanger innocent children. As a result of these negligent drivers, Delaware kids frequently get hit by speeding cars. In fact, the Delaware Department of Transportation, or DELDOT, has gathered research proving that speeding in neighborhoods leads to a large number of fatalities and injuries. The Department of Transportation reports, “Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children of every

  • Animal Testing Needs To Stop

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    Cosmetic and drug companies should stop animal testing. By animal testing, the companies not only violate the animals' rights (which is breaking the law), but their testing methods are hazardous which endanger the animal's life. Finally, the companies should stop animal testing because each year we lose hundreds of thousands of animals and could make a difference by stopping this cruelty. Stop the animal testing, and save a life. To start with, cosmetic and drug companies should stop animal testing

  • What Efforts Are Taken to Protect Wildlife

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    involve. What are they doing to keep these’s animals from going extinct? Are they moving them to a safer place to repopulate? At least they are trying to clean up their old habitats and make it safer for them to come back to. The dog and cat family are endanger the most because they are so valuable because they are hard to find. Then there’s the bear family that isn’t so much endangered but the type of breed is. Was there a president that wanted to help? Did he/she come up with some sort of group to help

  • tigers

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    the source give you facts not just what people think can be done or what should be done. Also this source make me look at animals different. People don't realize how important something is until its gone. SOURCE 2 My next source is animal plant endanger animals. Right off back this source is a good piece of information its reliable you don't have to worry about lies or being tricked. The whole goal for this article is why the tigers going extinct. The article tell you the season why, the area

  • Endangered Species, How to Save Them and What Would Happen if We Don't

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    is causing flooding. As we lose our coral reefs, it will cause an increase in flood on the cost, and reefs provide homes for many aquatic animals and plants. The sea is rising. By 2080 much of the houses on the coast will be flooded. This could endanger many pe... ... middle of paper ... ...different animals. Works Cited Andrew Hartley, why should we care about endangered species? N.D. lehighbvalleywomansjournal.com Ecosystems and Human well-being washington,dc. World recovery Institute

  • The Pros And Cons Of Saving Sharks

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    Before watching the video Finning Endangers Sharks, Ocean Ecosystem, and Should We Save Sharks, I was terrified. I felt this way because I hear about sharks attacking people in at the beaches. Also, I am afraid of swimming in the water. I feel that sharks are vicious and that they are eating people because we are disturbing their environment. 2) After being aware of the issues of the sharks and the ideas of the environmental ethics and philosophy, I would say yes to “Should We Save the Sharks

  • Cell Phone Use While Driving should be Banned in all States

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    damages on not only your car, but the other driver’s car as well. I believe that cell phone use while driving should be banned in all states due to the fact that it is already against the law in some states, it is a distraction to drivers, and it endangers self and others. The use of cell phones, in all ways, while operating a vehicle is already illegal in twelve states across the country. If one is caught using their phone while driving, drivers may be faced with a ticket and a fi...

  • The Benefits of Banning Public Cigarette Smoking

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    Cigarette Smoking For a long time now many people have different views about smoking in public places. Smokers feel it is their right to smoke where and when they want. On the other hand non-smokers feel smokers violate their rights and endanger their life. Smoking causes heart disease, lung cancer and other serious illnesses. Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of lung cancer. A substantial number of lung cancers that occur in non-smokers can be attributed to involuntary smoking