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The Causes of Teenage Suicide and Its Permanent Solution to a Temporary Problem
The Permanent Solution to a Temporary Problem Suicide is the act of killing oneself intentionally. Since the year 2000, suicide has been the third leading cause of death in people from the ages of 15 to 24. “More teenagers die from suicide than many diseases such as cancer, influenza, heart disease, AIDS, pneumonia, birth...
The Difficulty of Being Accepted in Society Today
Today’s world stresses individuality. Businesses want to hire workers who think outside the box, school’s attempt to create children who can work creatively to solve today’s problems. Almost no one wants to communicate for a long time with someone who is bland. Being an individual is considered one of the greatest things so...
The Different Symptoms of Online Gaming Addiction
Addictive Online Games Online gaming is really the hottest trend today because technology is taking over the world. According to statistica portal, as of 2014, there are already 28.72 million PC online gamers here in the Philippines. How about today? When our population already doubled. Majority of them were adolescents wh...
A Field Study on One's Perception of Their Performance in Relation to How Their Clothing Fits
Study Purpose: The purpose of this study was to find if the appearance of someone based on how their clothing fits them affects their perception of their own performance and how they believe someone else may perform. Study Design: This was a field study. Study Procedures: The participants had three weeks to complete an o...
A Report on Synthetic Dreadfalls, a Part of the Cyberpunk Culture
The future is a time unknown to the human race. The future cannot be lived and learned until it has become the present; nevertheless, the present day gives hints to what humankind can expect in later years. In the present, current cultures exist that are a reflection of the future; specifically, the cyberpunk culture displa...
The Etiquette of Paying for the Dinner Date: Chivalry or Equality?
A woman goes to dinner with a man. At the end of the meal, the waiter brings the check to the man. The man pays the bill. That is chivalry, therefore chivalry is not dead. This activity, dining, between a man and a woman is known as a modern date, and on this date, the man is expected to pay. A feminist goes to dinner with...
The Impact of Art, Fashion, and Mainstream Culture on Subcultures
People create their own culture, and that culture is their lifestyle; it is a way of being. From these cultures, subcultures arise. Subcultures are groups of people who have broken off from“normal” society and have made their own societal rules. These groups transform cultural beliefs into something that distinguishes thems...
The Relationship Between the DIY Work Ethic and Underground Culture
Final Exam Paper The Underground is an umbrella term for a variety of subcultures, who are not, or do not want to be, associated with the mainstream. Their characteristics include locality, personal connections with their audiences/members, open mindedness, intimacy, and, most importantly, a DIY (do-it-yourself) work ethic...
A Comment on Police Brutality and Shootings of Black People in the United States
There is something everyone needs to understand. I keep saying it every single time. It is not an obligation for black people to fight for other races. If white people are okay with cops killing them, let them be okay with it. Latinos, etc. In the United states, Black people are not the only criminals ( in every sense and m...
A Comparison between the Views on the Future of Orwell and Huxley and Their Relevance to the Modern Society
In Neil Postman’s essay “On Orwell and Huxley”, he asserts both Orwell and Huxley’s view on the future. His general theme is the vision of the future and he assumes that Huxley’s vision is more relevant today than Orwell’s vision. However, refuting others’ opinions can slow the process of development, and a cynical view can...