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  • Deviance In Pop Culture

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    behaviors and making it seem like the cool thing to do when in high school. I get a strong negative reaction from this show and I only watched one episode. I thought smoking cigarettes was banned on tv but it is alright to show teenagers smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol? They should be promoting positive behaviors instead of the negative. In America you would think we want to promote good behaviors that lead to success and not the opposite. It seems like as years go on, tv is going downhill

  • Anorak In The English Language

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    1. a. anorak The word originated from the Greenlandic word ‘anoraq’. It was first used in the English language in 1924 to describe the western imitations of an “anoraq” (OED Online, 2011). It is possible that the ‘q’ in the original word was replaced with ‘k’ as there is very few English words that end with ‘q’ so it was anglicised instead. Later in 1984, it also became British slang for a boring, studious or socially inept person (OED Online, 2014). According to Cresswell (2010), this is because

  • Unit 8 Ver's Journal: Answers About Mental Illness

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    Unit 8 Learners Journal Mental Illness is highly misunderstood. For example, there are some police officers that will mistreat an individual that is diagnosed with a mental illness because they are not aware of their disability. Others, claim to have acted on horrendous acts (e.g., massacres) due to mental illness. 1. What were your previous thoughts about mental illness? Frankly speaking, I knew little or nothing about mental illness. My previous thought was that a person could only become mentally

  • Essay On Why Alcohol Should Be Banned

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    “Should Alcohol Be Banned?” The Marijuana Tax Act, was passed in 1937 stating that marijuana is dangerous to the body and can cause individuals to harm others. This became a gateway to other drugs like: cocaine, heroin and ecstasy to be banned, yet alcohol is one of the most abused substance and still legal. It has too much power, in which it can control people’s inhibitions and actions in a negative way, not to mention the health risk and decomposition of one’s body. Alcohol is detrimental to mental

  • Essay On Forensic Hair

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    One of the most occurrent types of evidence found in a crime scene is hair. Forensic hair analysis is able to determine a specific suspect at the crime scene or exclude a suspect. Physical contact is one of the ways that hairs are able to be transferred, and the type of hair is important when collecting evidence. Forensic hair analysis, which is also known as hair drug testing, is used for the detection of many therapeutic drugs and recreational drugs including cocaine, heroin, benzodiazepines and

  • Media Influence On Substance Use

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    mainstream media and the influence it has on substance usage among students. Currently in society, the media particularly the music and videos that accompany it usually glorify the usage of either illicit or illegal substances. These include Alcohol, Marijuana or weed, tobacco cigarettes, cocaine, molly, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and ecstasy. There existed a time when such words were taboo, when the knowledge of them came from a personal experience of some sort; that is, either an individual or

  • Cause Of Juvenile Crime

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    by 2008 (Monitoring the Future Study, University of Michigan, 2008). Drug Use Forecasting (DUF) data, which do not include information on alcohol use by juveniles, showed in 2014 that the illicit drug most frequently used by delinquent youth was marijuana (National Institute of Justice, 2013). Persistent substance abuse among youth is often accompanied by an array of problems, including academic difficulties, health-related consequences, poor peer relationships, mental health issues, and involvement

  • Essay On Body Autonomy

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    MY VIEW ON BODY AUTONOMY What you are about to read is my view on body autonomy and why I don’t think it should be practiced in Nigeria. I will first start by defining body autonomy. Body autonomy (or integrity) is defined as the right to self-governance over one’s without external influence or coercion. Though body autonomy is technically a human right and human rights should be in alienable, the negative consequences of it still out way the positive by a long shot. First, let me start

  • Medellin's Modus Operandi Case Study

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    The rise of Medellin’s modus operandi As many rightly believe that the cartel’s cocaine smuggling started in 1976, the origins of such smuggles started way back in the 1950s. According to Fillipone (1994), the Colombians produced a small amount of cocaine and with the help of the Cuban mafia it was smuggled into the United States. Cocaine was transported with the Cubans movements. This is because the initial smuggles where through “mules," people who carry cocaine on themselves through hiding the

  • Martin Luther King Rhetorical Analysis

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    When we think about committing a crime, we usually perceive the idea of manslaughter or robbery. It is a common idea that the crimes committed is always righteous to the system and that any penalty would have been deserved. However, Martin Luther King Jr., while spending time in jail for a penalty based on an absence of permit to parade in the streets, writes a letter demonstrating the injustices in the federal law system and where the flaws take place. Almost 64 years ago, segregation was determined