Essays Tagged: "misinformation"

The Right to Choose. On euthanasia.

This "easy death" is often criticized by people whose ideas are shaped by religion, the media, and misinformation. It should be a basic human right for individuals to decide whether they want to cont ...

(2 pages) 417 2 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Ethical Procedures and Guidelines Defining Pschycological Research

are many moral standards that are often not followed. Others may believe that there is much harmful misinformation that can often be harmful to subject and others. Still others believe that psychology ...

(4 pages) 232 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Beverly Tatum's "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" report on racism

limited information, not because we want them, but simply because we are so continually exposed to misinformation about them. (page5) I explained to her that without even knowing it, or realizing wha ...

(3 pages) 92 1 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Science versus religion from a Friedrich Nietzche perspective "God is dead"

In This Corner, Weighing In At 2000 Years of Misinformation, Religion!In the beginning, God created the world. At least, that is what the majorit ...

(6 pages) 144 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Bottled Water.

d water, in any form, is either the gift of life, or the spawn of evil. This is because of consumer misinformation, and the horrible fact that most Americans will believe nearly anything they are told ...

(2 pages) 138 1 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Feel-good history.

d Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, Loewen discusses not only the "myths and misinformation of American History," but also reasons why authors write the books the way they do, a ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Are Electro-Convulsion Treatments Harmful?

, including possible brain damage, is biased in favor of ECT. Although, there have been findings of misinformation that has surfaced as well. Misinformation from manufacturers and the American Psychia ...

(4 pages) 28 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Under God" from the Pledge of Alligance

e Tom C. Clark in 1963. Yet today, the American nation continues to struggle to eliminate religious misinformation from the public schools that constitute the very basis of our democracy. The Bill of ...

(4 pages) 130 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Foodborne illness and the dietetics profession

tics professionals are encouraged to communicate accurate, science-based information and to counter misinformation and inconsistencies of the media by using their direct association with consumers and ...

(9 pages) 120 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Euthenasia

ess. This "easy death," is often criticized by those with differentreligious beliefs, the media and misinformation.What would one do if their loved one was laying in a hospital bed,suffering from an i ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Patriot Act

Bush made in Buffalo this week about the controversial USA Patriot Act."The president's speech was misinformation, pure and simple," said Anthony D. Romero, ACLU Executive Director. "The administrati ... ct's sunsets, the ACLU said it would prepare and release periodic detailed rebuttals on White House misinformation. Romero noted that the ACLU has taken similar issue with information presented by Att ...

(3 pages) 157 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Bipolar disorder

that tried to link dog bites in childhood with bipolar disorder! In short, there is a great deal of misinformation out there.To compound the confusion, legitimate scientific research continues to publ ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Ferret Legalization in California. Research paper on why ferrets should be legalized in California.

t majority of people that do not like ferrets or oppose their legalization feel this way because of misinformation from the California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG). Over the past couple of years ... ted States Department of Agriculture for use in six species of animals, including ferrets... (CFL's Misinformation of the Week)" The main concern seems to be transmission of rabies, but there is overw ...

(10 pages) 70 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Taiwan independence

identified, you will be able to draw a well informed view on the matter and be able to identify any misinformation. I urge anyone who visits this site to investigate at least a little bit into the his ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Insanity Defense, "Innocent by Reason of Insanity", Should be Reformed or Abolished

ften instigated guests to act out in anger and rage, and thus provided the general public with vast misinformation about mental health. It seems all too common, that the public is inundated with exagg ...

(8 pages) 135 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Yellow Journalism and the Hearst Newspaper

, hungry for more. Most often, these writings published in the Journal were exaggerated and full of misinformation. Still, the content of these articles managed to change the opinions of the public in ...

(7 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nutrition: Fat, Proteins, and Carbohydrates

rtment of Agriculture's low fat diet, but neither understands the chemistry of the body or may have misinformation about these compounds. Not many Americans can tell you confidently what a fat, carboh ...

(6 pages) 256 2 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Research Proposal- Does the use of superstition in sports increase with an increase in competition?

rm is used by many to merely show that they wish to characterise given beliefs or opinion as false, misinformation or ignorance. (Bernardin, 2004) Many definitions have been put forward as to what sup ...

(15 pages) 151 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Things

nd is used frequently in the book There are three types of propaganda used in this novel, which are misinformation, sloganizing, and scapegoating. These three types are used throughout the book and pl ... igs would not have been as successful as they were in taking over and ruling the Manor Farm Misinformation was used to lead the animals into believing the lies of the pigs. The animals were al ...

(3 pages) 620 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Central Misunderstanding in "The Story of an Hour", "Kansas" and Mislaid Plan"

ome centralmisunderstanding.In the “Story of an hour”, Chopin begins her story based on a misinformation about thedeath of Mr. Mallard 103.It is this piece of misinformation that has unravel ...

(4 pages) 21 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American