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Most Recent Social Issues / Civics Articles

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Emotions and Why Yours ARE Valid
By , Round Rock, TX
In a sick sense I like living with something that is dying. It’s like that house plant you never bother to water. It’s not dying because you don’t want it or you don’t think it’s worth the life, sure it probably is... (more »)
Write As You Speak
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If there is one thing that I know to be true, it is that truths are not definitive and are based on perception. Given that fact, you could easily say that the first sentence of my essay is a lie. You could put down this piece of paper right now... (more »)
Animal Experimentation CRA
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The use of animals in scientific research has been a common practice since the ancient Greek and Roman times. Animals have been used for studies and experiments that allow mankind to evolve through knowledge gained by science. Using animals as... (more »)
Just Another Post About Society
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So, We are born. We go to school. We graduate. We Work. We marry. We have kids. We work. We work. And then, we die.   That’s it. The ideal lifestyle we are told to follow. The supposed recipe to happiness that generations before us... (more »)
The Role of Women in Islam
For every one woman in the world there are 1.014 men according to a 2014 estimate. This means that just about half of all the people in the world are women. Two halves make a whole, so for a society to function properly there must be combined... (more »)
Losing to Yourself on the Internet
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Did you know about 40 percent of 18-35 year olds claim they regret  sharing personal information online, according to ikeepsafe.org. People nowadays, especially teenagers, are sharing just about anything on social media: Instagram,... (more »)
Blame the Advertisers
By , Wailuku, HI
Are insecurities dangerous? well, here are some facts about teenage insecurity. Teenage insecurities are triggered by advertisers’ fake idea of “the perfect teenager” that portray in our twisted society has embed this idea... (more »)
We're Changing
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Stores, magazines, and advertisements promote women that are size 0 or a “double 0,” which is smaller than a size 0. We as consumers admire those really thin women. We should admire women that don’t starve for... (more »)
How the World See's the Skeleton Goddess
Media glorifies unhealthy body images. Fashion advertisers are unintentionally supporting anorexia and bulimia by featuring stick-like models in their ads. Research shows that 69% of girls in the 5th - 12th grade have reported that magazine... (more »)
Insecurity Destroys Beauty
I think that girls feel insecure on what they wish to look like. They wish to look like girls on Ads, commercials, shows, movies, and etc. Also they wish to look like celebrities. Girls are  insecure about their body image. They get... (more »)
Phones = Social Isolation
  At first I thought smartphones were cool and useful. Then apps where you could communicate to other people around the world was created. Apps like Skype, Fandango and Kik Messenger or any other app that can communicate with others no... (more »)
Internet Addiction
A lot of teenagers spend more time on the internet. They stay indoors instead of going outdoors and being active. As a result, teens can develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and depression. Just imagine the future of our generation... (more »)
Self-Esteem Down the Drain
We’ve all heard about how the media’s images of ideal beauty affects women, but what about guys? The ads shown on T.V today portray these muscular, stoic “ideal” men to us, setting unhealthy expectations for men and even young boys. They... (more »)
Connecting with People
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Are you one of the 47 percent American adults that waste your time on social media sites?  According to ProCon.org you are not alone!  People spend lots of time connecting on social media sites.  Is this healthy?  Are we... (more »)
Brands > Personalities or Personalities >...
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Brands > Personalities? or Personalities > Brands ? We judge people by the brands they use, when we should be looking at their personalities instead. People think that if you use a popular brand like Vans or Nike then you are... (more »)
The Shadow in Social Media
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Did you know that according to CBS news, “more than 9 out of 10 American teenagers use social media” and 76 percent of them use Instagram? Social Media gives users the freedom to express themselves through images and text to create... (more »)
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