Essay : Eleanor Roosevelt and Nationalistic Zealotry

The soldier is highly revered when he dies for his country. He is labeled as a “true patriot”, a man that went to ultimate lengths for his nation. While the term “patriot” is used ubiquitously, its meaning remains in fluctuation. According to renowned former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, “[t]rue patriotism [is the] belief in the…

Karl Popper: Freudian analysis & pseudoscience

Karl Popper is regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of science in the 20th century. He created concepts that developed scientific methodology, notably his empirical falsification that impacted the way we prove/ disprove theories in science today, it completely changes (makes it more accurate)  how we qualify the status of scientific truth since it…

Malala Yousafzai: Activist and Female Education

“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” -Malala Yousafzai (quotes.thefamouspeople.com). Malala Yousafzai is a well-known education activist who fights for children, mainly girls, all around the world so they can get an education. She grew up in and around school because her father is a teacher and an education advocate…

Karl Marx: Marxism and Contemporary Society

Karl Marx was a German economist philosopher and sociologist best known for his theory on capitalism and communism. Marxism is a conflict perspective which challenged functionalism which was developed by Emile Durkheim and became quite instrumental in the 1940s. Marx proposed a system in his book, ‘the communist manifesto’ which gained a lot of support…

Schizophrenia: Features, Diagnosis and Treatment

Introduction The schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders is the general categorization for the disorder that I have chosen which is schizophrenia. Some key features that define the schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders category are delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking (speech), grossly disorganized or abnormal motor behavior (including catatonia), and other negative symptoms (negative symptoms…

Literary Modernism, Existentialism, Intellectualism

Modernism as a literary movement emerged in France during the last quarter of the 19th century and remained an influential force right up until the Second World War throughout whole Europe and lasted approximately up to 1950. Modernism is also used as an umbrella term applied to the wide range of experimental and avant-garde trends…

Essay: Drug Trafficking and its International Impact

International Drug Trafficking is rated in the top five of the most common crimes and top three for the serious impact it has on people and the economy positively and negatively. The sources that have used have been peer reviewed and each of them explain the different kind of impact International Drug Trafficking offers not…

Life Span Development of Adolescents, Early and Middle Adulthood

FIVE IMPORTANT FEATURES OF DEVELOPMENT Boys LH/ISIH and FSH stimulate the somniferous tables and testosterone secretion. Testicular enlargement Testes have two primary Functions to produce hormones and to produce sperms Voice change under the influence of androgens, the larynx (voice box) grows in both gender, but is far more prominent in boys causing the male…

Essay: Social and Psychological Impacts of Cults

Along the arrival of a new generation, there was an increase of cultic movements and activities within them (Walsh, 2001). Common characteristics of harmful and destructive cults include a charismatic leader, an excluded group that opposes mainstream and traditional ideas, isolation from non-cult members, and ritual abuse (MacHovec, 1992). Cults make unqualified claims about their leader’s…