Category Posts : Sociology

IS Google Making us Stupid

Sociology / September 9, 2016

The Truth Behind Google Have you every truly thought about the way you use Google? Some people basically use it as a replacement of an education, while others use it to find information quick and easy. The first article named “Yes”, written by Nicholas Carr, describes how Google is making people stupid. The second article titled “No”, written by Peter Norvig explains that Google is not making people dumb. Carr wants to display that most people use Google to find answers, and in that way, they don’t learn much. Nevertheless, Norvig expresses that Google is only advancing our knowledge in a faster and simpler way. While both articles state strong …..

Read Article

Family Violence

Sociology / April 23, 2015 / No Comments

Discusses spousal & child abuse, elder abuse. Strengths & weaknesses of 1994 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA); legal issues.

Read Article

Life in the Suburbs of America

Sociology / April 23, 2015 / No Comments

This paper looks at how living in the suburbs has allowed many people to capture a piece of the American Dream, due to the fact that they can live in two worlds It looks at the advantages of suburban life, including the strength of community life, the quiet and less pollution. “There is a growing trend in our society today to move out of the cities and into the suburbs. In recent years, thousands have moved out of Chicago and into neighboring suburbs (Chicago Tribune 11-28-93). “Independent citizens in a democratic order… (have) a right to self-improvement, to education and unblocked opportunities for self-advancement” (Shaklar 68). Many want to escape …..

Read Article

Culture, Learning and Market

Sociology / April 23, 2015 / No Comments

This paper is a personal essay that discusses the obligation to transmit our heritage of culture and learning to the next generation which cannot be met by the market alone.

Read Article