Judaism in the beginning

Judaism from a Bible Perspective Judaism, like any other religion, refers to a set of beliefs about God and all the beliefs surrounding the idea of the existence of a god with a series of characteristics defined by a given culture. Consequently, Judaism comes into existence as the religion of a tribe in the Levant who believed in one unique God that is concerned with humans and their actions. For that reason, Judaism can be seen as an ethical monotheism. (Neusner 2002). To explain this concept, it is important to understand that Jewish practices center in the teachings of the Torah, popularly dubbed as the “Jewish Bible,” and its commandments. The Torah covers the books of Genesis,...

The Affect that Drinking and Driving has on New York City’s Society

The Affect that Drinking and Driving have on New York City's Society. Your name Institution Date (optional). Abstract. The paper herein discusses the main effects that drunk driving has on New York City’s society, particularly individuals between 21 and 29 years of age. These effects include loss of lives, financial, physical, mental and emotional effects. In summary, loss of lives and physical impacts such as paralysis and injury are a short-term consequence of drunk driving. On the other hand, mental and emotional effects such as depression, flares of anger, feeling of loneliness among other facets are both a short-term and a long-term consequence of the incident. This analysis assesses...

Controversial Issue

Name Institution Instructor Date Should more gun control laws be enacted in the US? Introduction A heated debate has always existed on whether more gun control laws should be enacted in the US. The debate has been re-ignited in the US recently, and it remains a live issue of concern. Most people find it a great concerning issue that requires a strategic approach to mitigate. Currently, the debate has been fueled by the rising cases of gun misuse that is resulting to increased number of killings. Many innocent lives are lost yearly, and the number or incidences of gun misuse continue. Likewise, cases of mass shootings are increasing in the US (Turkewitz 1). The recent case of gun misuse is the...

Effective Leadership Styles for Healthcare (Final draft)

Effective Use of Leadership Style in Healthcare Name Institute Efficient use of Leadership Style in Healthcare Leadership put concern more about the people and the organization, but less the individual needs. It has been described as the behavior of an individual when directing the activities of a group toward a shared goal. The central role of leadership involves influencing group events and coping with change. Moreover, Leadership in Healthcare is so involved, but the leader have to develop skill and concept on how to deal with the situation. The difficulty in the healthcare is because theories were not developed within a healthcare context but were usually developed for the business...

Same Sex Marriage #3

Same-sex Marriage Same-sex marriage is among the topics in the contemporary society that are highly debated, and it has attracted numerous reactions from those supporting it as well as those against it. In the societal setting, those opposing same-sex marriage maintain that it is immoral and marriage should take place between people of different sexes. On the other hand, advocates of same-sex marriage argue that if two adults are in a relationship and love each other, they should be allowed to marry each other irrespective of their sexes. However, same-sex marriage should not be legalized because the human population will decline; it violates the old religious and traditional beliefs; it will weaken...

A Lesson in the book The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner – A Tale of Guilt and Redemption "For you, a thousand times over" (59) brings about the core essence of the great masterpiece constructed by Khaled Hosseini in The Kite Runner. The novel revolves around some themes; however, the theme of redemption overshadows every other aspect of the novel. The quoted statement is mentioned at different occasions in the novel as a sign of redemption from Ali, who was the son of wealthy Afghan merchant. At the very initial stage, Hassan had uttered these words, and he was Ali's friend. However, he has witnessed him raped by Assef, who was the main antagonist of the novel. For the most part of the novel, Amir has been eagerly trying to...

Litter

Litter is the lying, left around the material on an environmental surface that later could cause harm to existing life in a certain environment. Research shows that over the years man has been proved to be the biggest environmental pollutant, from the day of birth to the day of death. This fact is true in this way, from a young age when the baby is being nursed he or she begins using plastic and nylon commodities. This trends up till death prove that man lives line in line with the use of plastic for its commodities such as; clothes utensils and shoes but might end up being his demise if he kips up on littering. Littering affect the balance of life in our society and causes contamination of water,...

Explanation of ethics and relation to how we see it

Introduction Ethics is an important aspect or part of human beings that defines character, personality, principles and what one believes is right or wrong. It determines the level of social interaction and productivity of individuals in diverse settings. Spinoza (1) defines ethics as the branch of philosophy that defines individual’s moral aspect. It involves systematic defending and recommendation of either right or wrong concepts of conduct. That is, it helps in determining a person’s stand or view on an issue regarding the things he deems are right or wrong. This paper gives a comprehensive description of ethics with a focus on how we see it or feel about it. Explanation of ethics and relation...

Letter from a Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Name: Instructor’s Name: Course: Date: Summary of the Letter from a Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King, Jr. The Letter from Birmingham Jail is an open letter that advocates for nonviolent resistance to racism. In the letter, Martin Luther King, Jr. argues that people are morally obligated to go against unjust laws and take direct actions against such laws, as opposed to waiting indefinitely for justice through the courts of law. The letter was a response to clergymen who maintained that although social injustices existed, the war against racial discrimination should only be addressed through the courts. King responded to these criticisms on religious, legal, historical and political...

Pollution

Pollution The art of addressing social problems varies in complexity depending on the interest of participants and the social state that is affected. In ‘The Lancet' Peter Kandela, who is committed in addressing human rights particularly in health and medicine, he uses theoretical and physical evidence to criticize pollution parameters in Landon. Sketches from The Lancet addresses fundamental factors that pollute environment namely, motor vehicles and mechanical civilization that cause water, air, noise pollutions and of course annoyance in London streets. Peter on his task is fighting for the rights of the community, and he wants both sensitizations of the effects and giving directions to the...