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  • Srihita, I am very glad that you followed up on this experiment as I saw it a few weeks ago and was curious as to what you found out. I am genuinely surprised that there is actually a great number of people who do not support euthanasia and would not give the option to their family members even if they requested it. I am also fairly surprised that…Read More

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    A few hundred years ago, all around the world, the penal system was absolutely. People would be sentenced to death for even the most petty of crimes and nothing would be thought of it. Public executions would be

    The death penalty and when it is appropriate.

    A few hundred years ago, all around the world, the penal system was absolutely. People would be sentenced to death for even the most petty of crimes and nothing would be thought of it. Public executions would be held...

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    • Hey Billy,
      This is a pretty interesting topic to discuss, but “when is the death penalty considered appropriate” leaves room for a fairly subjective response. I’ve been conflicted in my own ideas of the death penalty and in which cases (if any) I do or don’t support it. With such an emotionally driven and radical concept, it’s hard to maintain a steady perspective or pick a definitive standpoint.
      There are a few questions that come to mind when I think about capitol punishment.
      Who are we to decide who deserves to die?
      Can people change?
      If we torturously execute someone, how are we any less criminal than they are?

      Lucy

  • Srihita, I hope that you can post the results of your survey after it is completed, as I find it a very compelling and challenging issue to tackle. Not enough people focus on how big of a problem this matter has become in terms of morals, and I think that there should be a lot more public opinion on how it should be handled. I posted a link below…Read More

  • Keaton, I really enjoyed your article and thought that your comparison between Huxley’s “Brave New World” and CRISPR was spot on. Though genetic engineering does sound like a good idea in theory, there are a lot of problems that come with it . A good example of this is when you claimed that: “the Director of the factory said that all the Deltas…Read More

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    There is no doubt that the internet has become a big influence in today’s world, as not only does it provide easy access to communication with almost anyone, it is also grants us the ability to find any piece of i

    How has the internet changed us as a society?

    There is no doubt that the internet has become a big influence in today’s world, as not only does it provide easy access to communication with almost anyone, it is also grants us the ability to find any piece...

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    • Billy,
      I really enjoyed your post. I think that this is a topic where everyone can relate to it because we all have access to the internet. My three year old brother already has his own Ipad. I think that we need to stop relying on the internet so much and start going back the basics. For instance, instead of using your phone for directions, get out the paper map and find a way to get there. We are always relying on the use of technology to help us get around in life and we should start to change the way we use it. Here is an article about millenniums and how the phone is impacting our social life that I think you might like: https://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/15/social-media-making-millennials-less-social-study.html

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