April 1, 2013
In this case we come across a family of four members, the parents and two children who are very close in their age difference. There is the father by the name Dan is a Baptist. On the other hand there is the wife by the name Debbie a Jew. This is a very contrasting background from that of his husband who is a Jew. This is one of the major sources of tension in the family. The wife is insisting that the two children should grow and learn the Jewish culture and ways of life. The man objects on the idea by saying that the children should follow the father’s teachings who is a Baptist. Apart from the parents, the family is also comprised of the two children who are of different genders. There is the boy by the name Jonathan who is the eldest and he is followed closely in age by her sister by the name Sarah. The two are of age 17 and 15 respectively with Jonathan being the eldest. Jonathan case is worse because he is in a rehabilitation centre because of abusing a drug substance. On the other side, Sarah who has been doing very well in the school performance is now found to be performing poor in her academics.
March 11, 2013
Anger is depicted as the human emotion whereby individuals become angry and it has various dramatic effects on them. The urge to express anger usually results to the portrayal of negative reactions that eventually result to high tendencies of withdrawal, sorrows and violence among the surrounding people. According to the religious aspect, Atharva Veda, an ancient Indian scripture portrays as one of the six main psychological feelings that come along with, jealous, arrogance, malicious, delusions and lust. When individual become angry, it has been noted that their heartbeat increases twice the normal rate. There are three main dimensions entailed in casualty that are eventually represented through the presence of anger. They include direction, stability and the level of controllability. It is evident that angers results from the feelings of pity and guilt.
According to the world health organization, the world’s greatest cause of suffering and ruthless killer is extreme poverty. This statement aims to put emphasis on the relevance of poverty’s adverse influence on mental health. In this case, poverty should be considered the multidimensional phenomenon that involves poor health, lack of education, and inability to control resources and satisfy basic needs. Measuring poverty is based on consumption and income levels, and people are regarded poor when their income levels go below the poverty line. It should be recognized that poverty poses important implications to both mental and physical health. This article discusses the implications of poverty on mental health; and how the government and mental health officials can intervene to ensure that mental health cases among the poor have been reduced.
March 6, 2013
The thesis abatement presented, “In both A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen and Black Boy by Richard Wright, the similar settings of a restricted society and an oppressed social class, spurs the main characters within the texts to make dramatic life changes. The society’s that are portrayed within the texts are very reflective of the author’s contexts, for they are the one’s in which the authors themselves lived and wrote the books” allows for the discussion of the literal works by assessing the authors.
In the context of Black Boy the character, Richard develops from the setting of the play. The setting in the play shows the character as being tortured which results into his behavior in the younger years. The plot of the story introduces the characters in the story as having specific traits and trends based on the setting in which the story is done. The changes to the character are viewed in the family’s moving from Jackson, Mississippi, to Memphis, Tennessee. In the moving to Memphis, character development is introduced with the exposure to racism, which results to the development of themes and plot of the story.
February 11, 2013
In the case Wiener v. Southcoast Childcare Center, Inc., parents of the deceased children sued Southcoast, a child-care facility on a busy street corner. They sued the child-care facility for failing to provide enough security in the form of a strong fence that can act as a barrier to protect the children from any form of accident by third parties. The court of first instance had held granted summary judgment, which was appealed by the plaintiffs and granted, but when the defendant appealed to the state’s highest panel the appellate decision was reversed on the grounds that Southcoast had no duty to the plaintiffs. The court had argued that Abrams criminal act was unforeseeable. Compared to the case Kuehn v. Pub Zone, the appellant court agreed with the decision of the jury to award Kuehn a sum of $300,000 majorly on the basis that that Kuehn had indeed suffered considerable injuries. The bar own was liable in the sense that the crime was foreseeable and he did nothing to avert a possible occurrence. The two cases have opposite outcomes because in one, foreseeability was established while in the other, foreseeability was not established. (more…)
Classroom management styles may differ largely from one instructor to another. From management perspective, styles that teachers use are usually controlled exercise or activities, and sometimes teacher involvement in the learners’ activities. From the above two dimensions, it is quite easy to identify which style a teacher uses in his/her class. Analyzing classroom management based on degree of control and the level of involvement, there are four modes of possible scenarios for a typical classroom management. These are high involvement, low involvement, low control and high control. The interaction between these two major categories is what eventually mirrors the picture if a classroom management style. The results of the above interactions tend to result into authoritative style, authoritarian style, permissive style or indulgent style.
February 5, 2013
Alam, Mahmudul. Relationship between Interest Rate and Stock Price: Empirical Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries. International Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 4, No.3 March 2009.
Interest rate refers to the percentage rate at which the moneylender is supposed to return with the exact amount of money borrowed. In the current world, most of the money lending institutions uses the aspect of both compound and simple interest to gain profit from money lending programs. In most times, the interest rates are obtained through calculating principle, time and rate offered for each money transaction. The amount of interest rate obtained from some amount of cash mostly depends on the rate agreed on by both parties. However, the duration that the individual stays with the money borrowed also determines the amount of interest rate given back to the owner of the cash. (more…)
There are about five or more ethical systems, which have been developed to explain ethics and morality. One of these ethical systems is ethical relativism, which states that there are no principles, which are valid universally (Lasley & Pickett, 1992). According to this theory, all principles are valid according to cultural beliefs and practices. The other ethical theory is the divine command theory, which argues that God should decide moral standards because He is all knowing. Deontology is another ethical system, which lay emphasis on kind acts, self-rule, and justice. As Lasley and Pickett (1992) explain, virtue ethics is another ethical theory, which believes that morals are internal, and focuses on producing people who act ethically out of natural goodness. Another widely accepted ethical system is known as utilitarianism. According to Shaw (1999), utilitarianism is an ethical theory, which believes that actions should be judged ether right or wrong depending on their consequences. This theory argues that good actions are the ones, which produce greatest happiness for as many people as possible. Despite that utilitarianism as an ethical theory has faced some criticism from philosophers, it is the most convincing ethical system among all the ethical systems.
August 27, 2012
Astrobiology is concerned with studying the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe (NASA).
Astrobiology engages in the search for alternate habitable areas beyond earth.
The search for these living spaces is carried out through laboratory experiments, study of early evolution of life as well as actual surveys and visits to the identified bodies
August 14, 2012
The occupational environment is dynamic because of the experimental context in which a person participates in occupations, as well as occupational roles. The physical influences of occupational therapy associate with the actual physical location in which the occupations occur. The social influence of this therapy denotes the participants found in the occupational environment, besides the cultural influences. The aspects are customs, rituals, practices, conducts, and habits that are existent in the occupational environment.