Money, debt and financial stability has always been a taboo topic in family households as parent(s) debate what information is necessary, useful or toxic to disclose to children. A 1992 qualitative study done by sociologists from the Center of Human Growth and Development, Vonnie McLoyd and Leon Wilson indicated that single mothers facing relatively difficult times… Read More Disclosing Finances and Debt to your children: Harmful or Beneficial?
The family is one of the most important social organizations where members parent-child disclosure occurs in an attempt to remain interconnected with each other. However the types of topics that parents chose to disclose information about can both affect and improve relationships with their children. Research shows that when secrets are involved the dynamics of… Read More Should Parents tell their Children about personal illnesses?
Rationalization is the process of removing traditional thought with reason and practicality . Just like sociologist Max Weber, I believe that this is the key to developing third world societies that rely on miracles for help. It all makes sense when you analyze it from a rational perspective .Weber’s theory that religion creates capitalism didn’t… Read More Africa Doesn’t Need Charity it Needs Investment Opportunities for its people
Rationalization has long been a tactic used by perpetrators to explain genocide and other inhumane atrocities. One example is the irrationality of small group dynamics and routinization in the tortures that occurred at Abu-Ghraib. On April 14 2003 a governing branch of lawyers appointed by the general counsel of the US department of Defense finalised… Read More President Bush blames “a few bad apples” for Abu-Ghraib Torture
Child Abuse has shapeshifted into a psychological form known as “stranger danger” that has managed to distort the reality that everyone is capable of this heinous act. Many Americans display warped misconceptions on child abuse and neglect which reproduces ignorance towards the real issue that exists. This mentality has been promulgated by “the don’t talk… Read More Teach your kids that ‘stranger danger’ means family too
Fifteen years later, we encounter the 2001 case of Kyllo v United States involving Law and technology. Danny Kyllo was suspected of growing marijuana using halide lights in his home by Agent William Elliot. He used an Agema Thermovision 210 thermal imager to scan the front and back of kyllo’s home from his vehicle across… Read More Fruit of the Poisonous Tree: The Supreme Court makes little progress in privacy right and Fourth Amendment trials
Over the years the Unites States Supreme Court has made a series of arbitrary decisions when resolving cases involving communication and technology. In different instances we have seen where wiretapping and surveillance has had either acute progress or regressive outcomes rather than a systematically progressive system based on comprehensible and explicitly stipulated directives. However there has… Read More Dow Chemical Co trial challenges the US Supreme Court’s opinion towards Privacy Rights and the use of the Fourth Amendment