Category: Cultural Diversity (page 3 of 27)

Comparing Divorce Laws in Different Countries

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Compare and contrast divorce laws and social norms for either, Portugal and Hungary, Colombia and Turkey Abu Dhabi and Thailand. Be sure to explain in detail the differences or similarities. Continue reading

George & Barbara Bush Vs Bill & Hillary Clinton.

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Compare and contrast the marriages of President George & Barbara Bush with that of President Bill & Hillary Clinton. Use a sociological approach and include elements such as education, employment, socio-economic status, religiosity, Continue reading

Issues of Sexuality Today

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What sexual revolutions might be identified today? If a Kinsey-style report were to be prepared, what issues of sexuality do you think would be studied? How would they be different than the Kinsey studies? Would they be as well received as the reports in 1948 and 1953? Continue reading

Sociological Conditions and Changing Gender Roles

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Considering your own background, how would you identify and explain the sociological conditions of your upbringing in relation to changing gender roles. Did these conditions change over time and experiences, and if so how? Continue reading

High Fines for Broadcasting Stations by FCC

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Technological innovations and public resentment of the recording industry contribute to high fines for stations who violate FCC standards. To curtail this trend, the recording industry should include desirable non digital features with Cd’s, and shift focus toward streaming, personal radio formats. Expound on this and propose at least one other institutional solution to this problem. Continue reading

Effects of Illegal Song Downloading

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Illegal downloading of songs harms not only the many professionals who depend on song sales to make their livings, but it also has the potential to seriously curtail musical expression in the future. Discuss two or three likely causes of the problem you are exploring.When attributing a problem to causes, consider “what are the reasons this situation has gotten out of hand?” or “what factors in the status quo prevent this problem from being fixed?” Continue reading

Taylor’s Criticism of Kant’s Vision of Morality

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Delve into Kant’s vision of morality. Highlight how he envisages duty through the formulation of the categorical imperative and explain how it contrasts with hypothetical imperatives. What does it mean and how does it apply itself: Use concrete examples. What are its various strengths and weaknesses? Continue reading

Living Life Virtuously for Happiness

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Delve into Aristotle’s views about how to live life virtuously. Why does he insist that living virtuously is necessary for happiness? Unpack how intellectual and moral virtues can work by focusing upon a few key virtues and explain why they would count as virtues in Aristotle’s estimation. What advice does Aristotle offer in trying to help people lead virtuous lives? Can you think of any examples of humans who would fit Aristotle’s depiction of living virtuously ? who and why? Continue reading

The Seven Deadly Sins in the Film ‘Seven’

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Using the film “Seven ” as a main point of focus, unpack how the movie highlights the seven deadly sins as extreme forms of vice which can destroy one’s life. Explore John Doe’s perspective and how his killings are meant to exemplify the way the seven deadly sins can harm life. Doe accuses people of accepting sins as trivial r even normal and thus alright. Do you think he is right to castigate such forms of behavior? Focus on one sin in particular and investigate whether it is destruction to oneself and/or others and be sure to use concrete examples. Continue reading

Reformulating Bentham’s Utilitarianism Theory

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How does Mill reformulate Bentham ’s theory of utilitarianism? Does he offer a better version of utilitarianism? Why or why not? Does Mill defeat some of the common objections raised against utilitarianism? Using Saving Private Ryan, or Extreme Measures, explore how utilitarianism can operate. Do you  agree or disagree with utilitarianism?

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