Essay on Assisted Suicide

Euthanasia and assisted suicide are terms used to describe purposeful actions done with the goal of ending a person’s life in order to alleviate unbearable suffering. Euthanasia is illegal in most states and may result in a prison term. The legislation in the United States differs from state to state. Assisted Read more…

Essay: What is Swimming

Sample Essay – Swimming

Swimming is the art of moving through water without any artificial support. It has been a very popular activity for many people around the world because of its soothing and relaxing nature. It even developed into a competitive sport at the end of the nineteenth century, leading to sporting events specifically featuring competitive swimming as a separate event. Another popular use of swimming has been in rehabilitation from injuries where patients are soothed by the activity as well as being exposed to light exertion so as to build strength.


Essay: What is Prejudice

Sample Essay – Prejudice

According to the Merriam-Webster’s Online dictionary, the word prejudice means: “preconceived judgment or opinion; an adverse opinion or leaning formed without just grounds or before sufficient knowledge; an instance of such judgment or opinion ; an irrational attitude of hostility directed against an individual, a group, a race, or their supposed characteristics.”


Essay: What is Prostitution

According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, prostitution is the act or practice of engaging in promiscuous sexual relations especially for money. The prime issue here being money. Prostitution is a trade and what is more surprising for many modern readers is that it is an old trade, which has existed for centuries. Attitudes toward this “profession” have varied from era to era and from one culture to another. This paper will try to identify the reasons why prostitution exists, its impact on the prostitutes, why it is not a victimless crimes and what are the possible solutions to this problem.


Essay: Perception and Culture Development

Sample Essay – Culture Development

A culture defines values uprooted in individuals particular to an environment, characterizations of that area identifiable in the individual beliefs, values and attitudes. These values identify how individuals collect information, process it, compare it against previous information and create a new memory, based on a combination of past and present experience, commonly known as perception. For example, the Japanese values system seeks executives to meet gracefully, discuss the weather and other news in a casual manner, and after 30 – 45 minutes start off with the actual meeting.


Essay: Gender Comparison

Sample Essay – Gender Comparison

Throughout history there have been efforts to stand superiority between the two genders this world inhabits. There had been endless debate about establishing men being superior or women inferior.  Researchers spend time and effort to reach concrete results but nothing seems satisfying any of the hypothesis. The conflict is whether women could be accepted as being smarter or not.


Essay: Criticisms of Utilitarianism

Sample Essay – Criticisms of Utilitarianism

A major criticism of Utilitarian theory has been the failure of its ability to ‘measure’ happiness between two outcomes. Critics argue that happiness in two circumstances cannot be measured, rather compared. It is hence compared and based on an individual’s preferences, results in the choice for the greater good.


Essay: Discrimination in West

Sample Essay – Discrimination in West

Religious discrimination in the work place has always been an important issue and has assumed even greater importance in recent years with the war on terror and increasing emphasis on secularism. The article by Lucy Vickers, discusses the legal difficulties a country’s judiciary may have to face when dealing with such discrimination in the work place.