The United States has Capitalism deeply ingrained in its bureaucracy. Ever since the Cold War, the US has felt that its ideological ideas could not be challenged. Capitalism, the way the modern West does it, for all intents and purposes has gone unquestioned by the state’s citizens. Citizens of the United States defend capitalism to no end. Nevertheless, when studying fundamental laws of systems particularly in this case political ones, it is well known that all systems are flawed. Without constant tweaking and retweaking, systems can become quickly outdated. Capitalism in the United States could use some retweaking. At this…


Over the course of the United States' two hundred and forty-some-year history, the way American citizen's perception, morals, and outlook on societal norms have changed quite a bit. So, in order for novels written by American authors to gain recognition with American citizens and become ingrained in the mind of what Americans think American Literature is, the novel must coincide with what American values are. This includes the idea of the American dream, as well as America’s troubling truths that over the course of time have been exposed to the public in large part due to literature in the 19th…


Our environment and role models shape what we construe as truth growing up, and as we age, we gradually become more cognoscente of our circumstances. Our parents, siblings, and neighborhoods help shape who we are, and our expectations of who we will become. Who have I become? What allowed me to grow into the person I am today? What did my parents do to help foster an environment for me that allowed me to grow at my own rate? These are the questions I asked myself while researching parenting and privacy. I think that the answer involves my upbringing as…


A major issue worth addressing in today’s modern United States is child abuse and neglect. Child abuse affects countless children in the United States today and can affect the rest of a child’s life in a negative way. Social services in our country need to do a better job of trying to catch these cases early enough so that the abused child can be taken out of a dangerous situation as soon as possible.

Child Abuse can take on many different forms. Abuse can be something as little as putting down a child or name-calling, or something as big as…


The Internet influenced my life at a very young age. I learned to type on computer software in elementary school, I have had one or multiple social media accounts since I was in middle school, and I currently stream professional sporting events right to my dorm from the Internet because of our lack of cable. I really do think of the Internet as a blessing and something that makes my life easier. However, some people think that the Internet has affected people in a negative way. Some people believe that being connected to what goes on around the world is…


Lord of the Flies, the critically acclaimed novel by William Golding, and its big-screen adaption directed by Harry Hook tells the tale of a group of British school-boys who are in the midst of a raging war. The novel’s themes surround the definition of morality and its ever-changing, circumstantial, role in the sovereignty of a state. While Golding seems to favor ideologies coinciding with a utilitarian ideology (Ralph), He also highlights the appeal of Realism (Jack). Golding seems to suggest that without evidence of progress, or a measurable progression towards a state’s desired outcome; the utilitarian ideology can wane in…


On December 10, 2010, it was announced that Qatar will be hosting the 2022 World Cup. The president of FIFA at that time Sepp Blatter endorsed having the World Cup in the Arab World saying in April 2010: “The Arabic World deserves a World Cup They have 22 countries and have not had an opportunity to organize the tournament.” Blatter also praised Qatar’s progress regarding population and infrastructure. Blatter pointed to a successful World Cup in South Africa that summer as a reason why a World Cup in the Middle East should happen.

The idea of allowing different regions to…


When processing all of the information regarding past global fishing regulatory solutions, it is easy to spot the reasons conflict arose. However, what is more, difficult to comprehend, is how exactly global decision-makers came to a theoretical agreement and how they overcame implementation challenges. Throughout the early 90s into the present day, states argue and bargain about how to best serve the global community without compromising the interests of their own states. In this essay, I will deconstruct the success and failures of the international agreement that came to fruition regarding the conservation of the world’s fish populations. …


If you are like me then you believe that looking out for what is best for yourself is one of the most ethical approaches to leadership and is the most beneficial line of thinking when trying to reach personal and group success. It is not that rational egoists are selfish; they just believe that when going about making an ethical decision it is easiest to first do what is in your own self-interest, and also try to persuade others to do what is in your own best self-interest.

Ethical egoism occurs in three main forms. Firstly, in an individual form…


The United States has Capitalism deeply ingrained in its bureaucracy. Ever since the Cold War, the US has felt that its ideological ideas could not be challenged. Capitalism, the way the modern West does it, for all intents and purposes has gone unquestioned by the state’s citizens. Citizens of the United States defend capitalism to no end. Nevertheless, when studying fundamental laws of systems particularly in this case political ones, it is well known that all systems are flawed. Without constant tweaking and retweaking, systems can become quickly outdated. Capitalism in the United States could use some retweaking. At this…

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