Essays Tagged: "cause harm"

Legalizing Marijuana

ijuana and "hard" drugs. The following essay hopes to convice the reader that legalization will not cause harm. As a society, we have much bigger problems to deal with than marijuana. Marijuana should ... g in North America. It contributes to about 100, 000 deaths every year, making it the third leading cause of preventable deaths in the U.S. In at least half of all homicides, the murderer was under th ...

(11 pages) 1047 8 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Euthanasia is not Murder

Debate continues over the issue of euthanasia because of the recent court decision over Dr. Death. Kevorkian has been aquitted of murder in his assi ... ually, the decision is made to pull the plugs of machines which prolong life or to end treatment. Because patients select to die, their deaths end suffering, and there is no intention to cause harm, p ... or other reasons, usually criminal in nature. In other cases, a person is killed out of hatred or because someone has determined that the person belongs to the wrong church, ethnic group, or political ...

(4 pages) 140 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The principle of philosophy

nd make usmore aware of such corruptness.Moreover, a conspiracy spawned by criminals in society, to cause harm, will nodoubt enslave the public both mentally and physically. The society will see the i ... nd physically. The society will see the injusticehappening but will not know from where it is being caused. This effect will be expressed inthe sort of decisions they make and company they keep. A mor ...

(5 pages) 86 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Water Pollution

ts marine life, what companies affect it the most, and what people are doing to help.There are many causes for water pollution. The main one is plastics. The reason for that is that plastics take four ... to decompose in the water. Also many companies use plastic and people throw it in the waterways. Because water can float and be carried by the wind, it can cause harm to unsuspecting creatures hundre ...

(3 pages) 366 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay is about High-stakes testing and how it is ruining education. It gives evidence through research to prove that high-stakes tests do not promote learning.

versity, indicates that high stakes tests not only have no benefit to student achievement, but also cause harm to school and student performance. The test was designed to determine whether or not high ... ch on Evaluation, Standards and Students Testing (CRESST), shows that instruction is also altered because of high stakes testing. Based on an eighteen-month observational study, the report states that ...

(3 pages) 163 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Sexual Harassment in the US Workplace facts, figures, and solutions.

icantly, the rate of sexual harassment had not. Damages are just not numbers. Sexual harassment can cause harm to a company's image, reputation, customers, as well as their revenue.So why did Anita Hi ... assing nature. People's own definitions of sexual harassment differ slightly from this definition because of various sexual backgrounds and toleration for jokes.Everyone has a pretty good idea of what ...

(10 pages) 581 6 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Marijuana the argument, 'marijuana is a safe drug and it's use will not cause harm or lead to addiction to harder drugs'

'Marijuana is a safe drug and its use will not cause harm or lead to addiction to harder drugs'i disagree, my essay labels clearly the medically pr ... who use marijuana begin to do so between the ages of 12 and 18. The majority of them try the drug because of curiosity. People whose close friends use marijuana are the most likely to try it. Some peo ... which are not therefeel anxious or panickyfeel distant or separate from reality.Marijuana can also cause problems with:remembering thingsthinking clearlymovementability to do things like drive or ope ...

(5 pages) 250 1 1.9 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


to make each one of us realize that we are a part of the world and that certain actions we make can cause harm to our planet. Therefore, he agrees that we as a community should try to support life on ... t life on earth, making it a better place to live in. Creating newer resources and inventions could cause less harm to our planet later on.With references to Papanek's book `The Green Imperative' I am ...

(7 pages) 337 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Acid Rain

re, statues, buildings and human health. Acid rain has become an important issue around the world because once pollution is out in the air, it can cast out and received over long ranges. This means th ... air, it can cast out and received over long ranges. This means that acid rain from one country can cause harm to another country (50). Patel, who wrote the article "Acid Rain," suggests that acid rai ...

(6 pages) 62 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


od or evil deed. Cultures vary in the characteristics they attribute to witches and in how witches cause harm or benefit. The Navajo associate witches with the worst imaginable sins within their cul ... ncipal character in a legend told by many of the older members of the tribe consists of a witch who caused death by various means. This witch had magical powers that she obtained from certain animals ...

(10 pages) 91 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Palestine and Israel

what is right. Right and wrong can be seen in different opinions. Right is a different from wrong because right has a good outcome to something and does not cause harm to anything. The Israelis and Pa ... decided to take revenge on the Israelis and tried to claim their country back. But all this does is cause Israel and their people to get angry and react accordingly.In the past, Israel has sent their ...

(5 pages) 135 1 1.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Violence and Crime within new schools

Table of ContentsTitlePage #Abstract 3Chapter One: Causes of Violence and Crime 4Chapter Two: New School Theory 19Chapter Three: Survey and Thesis Meth ... y most authoritative accounts, violence, including school violence, is the use of physical force to cause harm. Physical force can take the forms of crimes against people or property (Kreiner, 1996). ... safety or have to spend most of their time disciplining.The basis of this thesis is to discuss the causes of violence and crime among teenagers, introduce the idea that new schools can often create a ...

(43 pages) 517 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Drugs Deteriorates Civilized Society

ll be one, of several, perfect adversary to heavily injure a civilized society. This will be true because prohibited drugs cause the addict to become ignorant and eventually cause harm to others. The ... e damage to the society. Also, the society continues to deteriorate from the use of illegal drugs because it, usually, ruins the future of the addicts. The injured future of these consumers will ultim ...

(5 pages) 44 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

How To Change A Baby's Diaper

course, you need a baby. Keep in mind it's important to get all items required before you begin, because under no circumstances should you leave the baby unattended. Leaving the baby unattended could ... kes many careful steps to change a baby's diaper. The only reason they probably think this way is because the have not had to do the task. However, if you put the care needed into changing a baby's di ...

(3 pages) 26 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Reluctant Security Guard

superiors and spoke of alternatives other than putting intoxicated drivers on the highway that may cause harm to others as a result. Taking this into consideration, drinking, and driving are unlawful ... and, do not feel the security guards termination was unjustified or unwarranted by his employers. Because while he was trying to do the right thing under one rule he was disobeying and breaking anothe ...

(2 pages) 115 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


, such as chemicals and viruses, that can reach the embryo or fetus during prenatal development and cause harm" (David G. Meyers, Exploring Psychology), can bypass the placenta.A woman who drinks exce ... s as hands are reported to develop dental problems. These are just some of the problems Thalidomide caused.However, there are reports that if used properly, Thalidomide can help in the treatment of HI ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Code of engineering ethics

of human welfare." I interpret this as say that you should not purposely design anything that will cause any harm to humans. This could be argued about due to that fact that the government uses lot o ... ot of engineers to develop new weapons for the protection of our country. These weapons are used to cause harm against our enemies. Where do you draw the line then? I think that it falls into your own ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Attempts at breaking the Stalemate - Gas

t for their respective countries. Both of these weapons were a flump and did very little apart from cause harm and pain to their enemy.Gas was the first type of chemical warfare used in war. It was th ... tear gas at the Russians at Bolimov. The liquid gas inside the shell did not vaporise in the air because of the freezing temperatures at the venue. The Germans made the debut of poison gas. The Germa ...

(4 pages) 19 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Myths and Rituals: From Christianity to Obeah

America. The word Obeah translates into the meaning serpent of wisdom. Obeah is primarily used to cause harm and is done out of malice, envy or "bad mind". The obeah man is often asked to "put a bl ... lly, the girl died and the reason the Obeah man and family back in Trinidad say that she died, is because my Aunt did not believe that she would be cured. All this took place about fourteen years ago ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The absence of choice is a circumstance that is very, very rare.

what to do in what situation. As children grow up they are given more and more freedom to choose because their parents and teachers want them to gradually develop the ability of making their own choi ... omes to abiding by the law. But this happens only in extreme cases when his choices are supposed to cause harm to other persons. Thus the fraction of time a person are deprived of free choice can be c ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy