Top 10 Future Robot Ethics Issues

It is easier to believe that we are closer to George Orwell’s “Nineteen Eighty-Four” than Philip K. Dick’s “Blade Runner” as the defense of human rights seems far more tangible than the protection of the rights of robots. It is also fair to point out that, as we haven’t been completely successful in our efforts […]

11 Unacceptable Forms of Girl Bullying

Bullying is one of the most troubling experiences that a young girl can face, today. They are victims of physical, emotional and psychological abuse at the hands of their peers and usually suffer in silence. However, there are some behaviors that many may not identify as bullying. These everyday occurrences can have the same effect […]

Top 10 Human Responsibilities

When you hear the words human responsibilities referenced what is it that immediately comes to mind? Some start thinking of daily activities like taking out the trash, others think of things like working a job to support families or themselves but human responsibilities are much bigger than what any of you might think. A majority […]

Top 10 Most Relaxed Prisons

Prison, deriving from the Old French prisoun, is a place where those who have committed a crime are placed into physical confinement, and often lose certain personal rights. In the old days, prison was not an end in itself, and was generally used as a holding place for criminals until they were sent to receive […]

Top 10 Undocumented Languages

There is no single definition of what constitutes a “documented” language. It’s not as precise as “extinct” (a language that no longer has any speakers), “dead” (no longer spoken by anyone as their main language or has lost all its native speakers), “moribund” (has reached a reduced stage of use), or “endangered” (at risk of […]

Top 10 ways to build altruism in children

“Altruism” is the unselfish concern for others, performing acts to benefit others, sacrificing self-interest and not expecting anything in return. Altruistic qualities are important and not cultivated in our society. The world we live in now doesn’t exactly portray rampant altruism. Does your child have awareness for the need to put their interest aside to […]

Top 10 Arguments Against Same Sex Marriages

Same sex marriage is certainly a hot button issue in our day. The effort to legally sanction same sex marriage has been gaining momentum over the past few years. In addition, many state courts have ruled recently that same sex marriage is legal, and that same sex couples can enjoy the same benefits of marriage […]

Top 10 Arguments for Pro Choice

There probably aren’t more issues more emotive than the abortion issue. Pro life campaigners cite the sanctity of life, and that once conceived, even before a bundle of cells becomes an actual person, a fetus automatically has the right to life. Religious groups, politicians, and many other groups and parties are clamoring to have a […]

10 Little-Known Ancient and Prehistoric Cultures

Everyone has heard about the ancient civilizations of Greece, Rome, and Egypt. Stories of these dominant cultures can be found in most any grade-school history book. But these huge civilizations weren’t the only organized human cultures on the planet long ago. Hundreds, if not thousands, of human groups rose and fell over in our past. […]