We Don’t Understand Anything

At the smallest scales of existence, our conceptions of space and time are irrelevant. Say if we went through smaller and smaller scales of our…

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Why Naming is Unimportant

What would the world be like without names, terms, or definitions? Would we, human beings, experience life differently? I believe that we would perceive our…

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The Genius of Stephen Hawking

Astronomy (and astrophysics) has been continually connected directly to the world’s mysteries that have intrigued humanity throughout history. Before the advent of modern physics, people…

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What is Anhedonia?

The majority of people living today have at least once in their lifetime heard the word “depression.” Though it is a severe psychiatric disease, rather…

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A Different Approach to Achieving Goals

Changes usually do not occur all of a sudden. Even if they seem unexpected, in fact they are a result of continuous preparations, some smaller…

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Arguments Against Smoking Bans

Along with such significant social problems as alcoholism, STDs, or racism, smoking cigarettes remains in the number of the most significant ones. At the same…

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Sexual Topics in Mass Media

If one had to compose a list of the most popular subjects presented in media, sex would be in the top 10 for sure. The…

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The Phenomena of Yellow Journalism

In America, the majority of people start their day with a fresh newspaper or with news on TV to stay aware of the main events…

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Positive Effects of Faith

Since the time scientific discoveries had proven some religious dogmas to be flawed, humanity became divided in two opposite camps: believers and atheists. Though religion…

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The Pros and Cons of Using Facebook

Before the first telephone had been invented by Joseph Bell, there were no other means to communicate at distances except telegraph or letters. This fact…

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Why the Glamorous Lifestyle is Dangerous

One of the dominant segments of media today is entertainment, not only in terms of content, but also as the main principle of establishment, functioning,…

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The Country I Would Like to Live in

There is no place like home, as they say. As a person who has never lived elsewhere except their home country, I cannot either support…

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“Scream” by Edward Munch

Visual art as we know it today is completely different from what had been created before the 20th century. Realistic depictions of the surrounding reality…

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Changes in Communication

I often try to comprehend cultural, social, political, moral and other changes that humanity has undergone throughout centuries of its existence and development. To a…

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A Note Against Transhumanism

By the first quarter of the 21st century, humankind’s evolution has reached its peak; at least this is true for the human brain, as some…

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The Chemistry of Love

Love has been referred to as a sublime feeling as long as written literature has existed. Poets, philosophers, artists, and other representatives of creative professions…

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Office Dangers

The majority of urban populations spend at least eight hours per day in an office. In many of them, working conditions do not assume regular…

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Why are Beauty Contests Harmful?

Competition can be fairly called one of the main motivators, as well as one of the main organizing principles for individuals. It affects many spheres…

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Why the Drinking Age Should Not Be Lowered

Alcohol belongs in the category of psychoactive substances that one can legally buy in almost any country in the world, according to certain criteria. Most…

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The Benefits of Paid Paternity Leave

Maternity is known to be both a challenging and joyful condition for, perhaps, the majority of women. Governments worldwide commonly support young mothers by providing…

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What is Adoption?

In the past, children were raised mostly by their biological parents. In the rare case that they were not, they had either to survive on…

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Teenage Marriages

Teenagers see the world in a different way than adults usually do; their perception is sharper, and they eagerly embrace new experiences. However, due to…

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Textbooks and Laptops: Two Aids in Learning

The world has become smaller, figuratively speaking, as telephones, cellular phones, and the internet has invaded most households, thereby also leading to swifter ways of learning, progress,…

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Being Jewish in the USA

Students of American Judaism sometimes become shocked by the statements made by scholar Charles Liebman who pointed out the apparent struggle of Jews to integrate…

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A Note Against Lotteries

Treasure hunting is, perhaps, one of the most thrilling experiences one be involved in. Thorough historical research, careful planning, logistics, gathering a team, and excavations…

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Why I Dislike Teamwork

Throughout centuries, collective environments have made many kinds of daily challenges easier, and increased an individual’s chances for survival. In the 20th century, however, the role…

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Do Curfews Keep Teens Out of Trouble?

The teenage years of an individual is marked by starting to overestimate their values, experience a shift in their outlooks, and a tendency to act…

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The Advent of Cloud Computing Technologies

Beginning from the invention of the centralized server and ending up with revolutionary exploitations of multi-nodal online connections for data management and program processing, the future of…

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