Opinions on Debatable Issues # 48 Many debates regarding the optimal type of economic system are centered on a specific theory or ideology, such as Capitalism or Communism. However, those discussions sometimes put more emphasis on the theoretical benefits or harms rather than the practical goals to achieve or problems to address. I believe anContinue reading “The Economic System that is the Most Compatible with a Just Society”
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The Role of Government in the Optimal Economic System
Opinions on Debatable Issues #47 In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson and other editors laid out the role of government, upon which many democratic countries are built: to secure inalienable rights, including “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” (262). The responsibility to safeguard those basic rights of the people should guide governmental actionsContinue reading “The Role of Government in the Optimal Economic System”
Couple of reasons why Math is not the only best way to understand the world.
Opinions on Debatable Issues #46 As math, and STEM, in general, have become more important in the world, many start to claim that Math is the universal language and best tool for humans to explore and understand the world. That statement has lots of merits as shown in economic growth, model predictions, technological advancements, andContinue reading “Couple of reasons why Math is not the only best way to understand the world.”
An Attempt to Argue Against Mind-Body Dualism
Opinions on Debatable Issues #45 The encyclopedia defines mind-body dualism as the philosophical view that mind and body are fundamentally distinct kinds of substances or natures. It implies that the mind and body are different kinds of entities, so one can exist without the other. This belief opposes any theory that identifies the mind withContinue reading “An Attempt to Argue Against Mind-Body Dualism”
Is Democracy in Danger?
Opinions on Debatable Issues #44 With the escalation of Russian aggression against Ukraine, many raise the concern that the world’s democracies might be in danger of being overrun by authoritarians. According to Merriam-Webster, overrun means “to defeat decisively and occupy the positions or to invade”. Therefore, this concern stands true if authoritarian countries/regimes are goingContinue reading “Is Democracy in Danger?”
Some benefits of raising kids in a gender-neutral environment
Opinions on Debatable Issues #43 Raising kids with Gender neutrality refers to a parenting style that does not impose gender-related expectations on children and lets them explore their interests and passion free from social norms. Many European countries have adopted or at least passed policies that have given some thought to promoting gender-neutral schooling andContinue reading “Some benefits of raising kids in a gender-neutral environment”
Why memory implantation might be useful/beneficial?
Opinions on Debatable Issues #42 Memory implantation used to only exist in science fiction or our wild imagination. However, scientists have found that it is not only possible but has been happening since the birth of the human race as a natural feature or side product of memory construction. Now, with a better understanding ofContinue reading “Why memory implantation might be useful/beneficial? “
Why Paid Paternity Leave Should be Mandated.
Opinions on Debatable Issues #41 According to Britannica, parental leave is an “employee benefit that provides job-protected leave from employment to care for a child following its birth or adoption.” Currently, it is normal that mothers have paid maternity leave while few fathers spend time off when they have a newborn or new adoption. Today,Continue reading “Why Paid Paternity Leave Should be Mandated. “
Presidents should be legally held accountable for their actions, during and after their term in office.
Opinions on Debatable Issues #41 Most of the debate centers around whether the president should be penalized during their term. Though the current legal status is that sitting president has immunity and cannot be charged with a crime committed, this should be changed, first of all, considering the increasingly radical presidents we are seeing makeContinue reading “Presidents should be legally held accountable for their actions, during and after their term in office.”
Some Advantages of Parliamentary System Compared to Presidential System
Opinions on Debatable Issues #40 According to LawTeacher.net, in a parliamentary system, people elect lawmakers into the parliament and the leader of the majority party becomes prime minister. So, the executive power derives from the legislature and the two branches work collaboratively. In a presidential system, voters vote directly for candidates or representatives, so theContinue reading “Some Advantages of Parliamentary System Compared to Presidential System”