Sitting by the water, conversing with silence, listening to the waves ambush the damp sand clinging to my feet. It stings me just a little to taste something so vile yet so tranquilizing. A heinous monster caring about caring. Standing aloof from the world, yet everyone loves you sits by you listens to you. Drowning … More State of Water
I want to fall in love with someone who makes me recruit words to form sentences I don’t care to say. You turn seasons into stories. I want to feel your skin jump through your clothes to be closer to mine. I want to drug myself with your sweet smell of human that I’ve come … More I want to fall in love.
In order to be legally and morally responsible for your behavior, you must have intentionally performed your action whilst knowing the difference between right and wrong. For this very reason, there are distinct consequences for the many people and circumstances. It differentiates between murder and manslaughter. Judges have to make judgments about whether children are … More Brief: Moral Responsibility
I’m pretty bad at this but I did it and I’m satisfied. Freshman Year (2015), Mass Communication, Illustrator
“Still waters run deep” has been my favorite phrase since I was 16. I spent the past 6 years honoring the first page of each one of my journals with the words of this Latin proverb and wondering which part of my body I should tattoo it on. Still waters run deep: “a quiet or placid … More Still waters run deep
We don’t have to be able to define morality to be faced with moral dilemmas, but for the sake of knowledge, I’ll define it. Simply put it’s “principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior.” A moral dilemma exists when there’s conflict between at least two good traits. Let’s say someone asks … More Particularists & Generalists in Moral Dilemmas
Child marriage: a devious act and a human rights violation. Sub-Saharan Africa is yet another place where girls struggle for their survival. It has one the lowest ages of marriage in the world; men marry girls as young as 9-years-old. Certainly, rates have been slowly declining overall; however, they remain high in countries such as … More Child Marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Social, Psychological, and Health Impacts
Governments usually prohibit abortion for reasons based on religious beliefs and the social construction of the country, which tend to reject women’s rights altogether. Ideally, women should have control over their bodies and reproductive systems, including the right to have an abortion; otherwise, they will seek unsafe abortions that put their lives at risk. Unsafe Abortions … More The Necessity of Legalising Abortion