Analyzing the issue of police militarization

Police militarization has become a hot-button issue in recent times with the nation tiring of the seemingly constant deaths at the hands of police. Police have even been misled into believing that all this military equipment is protecting them and aiding in their abilities.

April 20, 2021
The odd way that prostitution was classified as deviant and why it deserves to be reversed

As activists try to reverse a terrible criminalization of prostitution, opponents have evolved their reasonings to try and keep it illegal. They are far from the original reasons for criminalizing it, and all of them are based on fallacious arguments and misconceptions.

December 8, 2020
Current fire suppression techniques cause more damage and ignore environmental ethics

Our techniques for suppressing wildfires stem for a day when our trees were seen only as a timber resource that must be preserved. They received no scientific evaluation at the time they were implemented, and new research has shown the damage they cause.

October 18, 2020
There is nothing wrong with living and sleeping together before marriage

Think about our morals and how they apply to marriage. One has evolved greatly over time, while the other has remained the same.

December 6, 2019
The existence of a soul from a logical and scientific perspective

Researchers studied what happens when one half of the brain is unable to communicate with the other half and used their observations to conclude that a soul does exist. But their logic is severely flawed and flies in the face of the laws of our universe.

August 18, 2019
Critical analysis of the pros and cons of online dating

Two articles present arguments for why online dating is or is not a great idea. Using these articles for critical analysis reveals how useful dating advice is pertaining to the subject: pretty much worthless. The articles show we lack enough understanding on the issue to be publishing such articles.

May 1, 2019
The history and modern perspectives of voter disenfranchisement for convicted felons

Felony disenfranchisement in the United States affects a large number of American citizens. Its wide expansion after the Civil War has some racist backstory to it that others do not always consider when discussing the topic.

April 15, 2019
Understanding prisoner rights and privileges

One important distinction that is very important to keep in mind when discussing prisoner rights is the difference between rights and privileges. Not everyone understands what a prisoner's life is like, and incorrectly assume that they are given a lot more than they really are while incarcerated.

October 17, 2018
Creating a concept map to analyze unfair police shootings and deaths of African American civilians

This is a somewhat complicated issue that can't be easily summarized in just a few words: suspected racism in the police force resulting in seemingly unfair shootings and deaths of African American civilians. Police shootings aren't all that uncommon, at least not according to some data collected by The Washington Post which suggests that 991 deaths by police occurred in the year 2015. That's a lot of officer-involved deaths – a rate of almost three per day.

December 20, 2016