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    This was certainly an interesting and civil debate about the nature of Islam. Both sides expressed (without fear of censure) their defining views and ideas about Islam. Speaking for Islam as a...

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    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was an executive action by President Obama: It was a decision by the president and the executive branch on how to enforce the law, rather than a...

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    In this reading, the author argues that women are forced continually into lying because of their powerless state. The author writes, "We have been depicted as generically whimsical, deceitful,...

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    From a philosophical perspective, one of the most interesting elements of the essay is the author's uniform prohibition against lying. In the history of philosophy, perhaps the strongest case...

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    Anomie Émile Durkheim’s (1912) “Elementary Forms of Religious Life” offers an early sociological theory of deviance. According to Durkheim's proposal, “Anomie” (social alienation) is an...

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    The social values expressed in the Declaration of Independence include freedom, equality, justice, and democracy (or popular sovereignty). The single greatest support for equality lies in the...

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    The main idea of evolutionary psychology is that our minds and behaviors are affected by our desire to survive, reproduce, and pass on our genes. Evolutionary psychology is the study of the way in...

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    In Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore hopes to sketch out the social, economic, and moral dangers of capitalism through his trademark sarcasm and guerilla filmmaking. The film is almost...

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    Question Since the 2016 United States presidential election, Facebook has come under fire for its failure to combat fake news stories that populate users' newsfeeds and may have influenced voters....

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    In 1945, Kingsley Davis and Wilbert Moore published a paper outlining what they believed to be a credible hypothesis about the causes of social stratification. Davis and Moore believed that social...

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    As with most emerging medical science, there are benefits and disadvantages to genetic engineering. One definite benefit to genetic engineering is the possibility to treat and cure various genetic...

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    World War I is recorded as one of the most devastating events in the history of mankind. It began in July 1914 and lasted 52 months before coming to a halt in November 1918. Even though a number of...

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    In sociology, professional crime is not about the legal/illegal aspects but instead examines the characteristics of the profession including; unique codes of behavior, status levels in the group,...

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    According to this article from the University of Rhode Island, multicultural psychology is a field of psychology that attempts to address how culture impacts "the way people feel, think and act."...

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    Assuming this question is referring to the United States, there were several ways the enslaved population changed throughout the first half of the nineteenth century. One was that it became almost...

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    The first book in the Harry Potter series was Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, published in the United Kingdom in 1997. It was first published in the United States a year later as Harry...

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    Slaves were very valuable to the wartime economy of the Confederacy. With slaves doing the work on the farms, the farm owners were able to go and fight for the Confederacy. These farm owners knew...

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    There are various kinds of democracy. In a direct democracy, all of the eligible voters gather to vote on laws and to make important decisions. The Athenians used this method of government. Another...

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    Over-cultivation takes place when farmland is excessively used to an extent where production falls because of soil exhaustion. Soil exhaustion occurs when the soil’s nutrients are so depleted...

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    The United States was able to dehumanize Germany during World War I. Germany thought it would win this war, and when Germany lost many people couldn’t believe that they had been defeated. The...

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    Let's start with the null hypothesis. A null hypothesis is a hypothesis that states there is no relationship between/among whatever is being tested. Generally speaking, the goal is to have a null...

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    The Indian subcontinent consists of present-day India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, and Bangladesh. The northern part of this subcontinent is bordered by the rugged Himalayas, so that land is only...

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    Great question—and a difficult one to answer succinctly, as Tagore (1861-1941) was considered a polymath (a person who is an expert in many fields, not just one). For the sake of simplicity, let...

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    There were multiple parties working toward unity after the Civil War, and their understandings of what unity meant differed widely. President Lincoln worked under a somewhat forgiving plan, hoping...

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    DuBois describes double-consciousness as follows: After the Egyptian and Indian, the Greek and Roman, the Teuton and Mongolian, the Negro is a sort of seventh son, born with a veil, and gifted...

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    There are several advantages of social media. One advantage is that it puts an individual person in charge of what information to publicize. Before social media existed, a person had to hope that a...

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    The use of opium first became widespread in China during the seventeenth century. Eventually, levels of addiction increased to such an extent that the Qing Emperor Yongzheng prohibited the sale and...

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    A national highway runs through a particular country, often across several states or provinces. An international highway runs through more than one country and runs across the border of at least...

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    Societies in developing countries have been divided in their response to globalization. Poor farmers from the global South have rejected some aspects of globalization, such as the export of heavily...

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    According to Dawn News, the major rivers of Pakistan originate from the Karakoram and Himalayan ranges. This system consists of five rivers that mostly go through the province of Punjab, thus...

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    The role of the state for Machiavelli is conceived primarily in terms of national defense. This is not surprising when one considers his fundamentally cynical view of human nature, especially in...

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    There is a difference between social policy and social welfare policy. A reference to social policy includes both the goals of collective responsibilities and the services that are needed to carry...

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    The taiga biome is also known as the boreal, snow, or coniferous forest. It covers subarctic lands, extending across most of upper North America and Eurasia. The tundra borders it to the north...

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    Collective conscience refers to a set of shared beliefs and attitudes within a larger group, such as a society or nation. The term "collective" signifies the larger whole. Conscience refers to the...

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    Schools act as an agent of socialization through the hidden curriculum. According to sociologists, the hidden curriculum is an unintended result of education. It is the process by which the norms...

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    According to NASA, there exists approximately 200 Billion stars or more, the Sun being one of them. Since the question focuses not only on the number of stars in the galaxy but the number of...

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    The United Nations takes several approaches to maintaining and peace and security. The United Nations Security Council, one of the main segments of the UN, is the primary branch responsible for...

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    It depends on the culture and the religion, but historically religion has played a significant role in cultural change. Religion is best defined as an ideology that has a supernatural worldview...

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    One of the main advantages of a corporation is that the shareholders are protected by the principle of limited liability. The owners or shareholders are only liable for amounts not exceeding their...

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    When considering whether Facebook is a boon or a curse, it helps to consider how the social media space fits in today's society. Facebook may be considered a boon for marketers, as they have the...

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    There are various factors that influence political development in a country. For the purposes of this answer, we'll identify the goal of political development as growth toward a more democratic...

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    Triangular trade is a phrase that is used by historians to explain the eighteenth century trade pattern that occurred between the Americas, Africa, and England. What was traded were natural...

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    The sources of power that enable the poor to defend their land are a sense of community and strong faith. The sense of community helps each member of the poor community survive, as other members...

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    Throughout human history, people have been migrating for many reasons: economic, social, political, environmental, or else. Unarguably, people who have moved to a new environment must learn to...

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    There are various reasons why we need to have a government. One reason is that a government provides order within a society. Without a government, there might not be laws. People would feel they...

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    When World War I began, the United States remained neutral. There are various reasons for why the United States remained neutral. One reason was that there were many Americans who came from...

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    Baudrillard's simulation argument focuses on the role of maps and models in our lives and how these have become paramount to our perceptions of reality. Basically, Baudrillard is saying that we...

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    The following are some of the positive effects of globalization on Nepal: Modernization of the economy by revolutionizing it into an open service-based one as opposed to an entirely agricultural...

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    Mercantilism essentially was a zero-sum gain mentality towards economics. Basically, this meant that there was only so much gold to go around, so countries were constantly involved in a game of...

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    I will certainly agree that politics do seem to occupy everything we do today. Every time you turn on the TV or read something online, it seems to have a political angle. I remember when I was...

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