The Real Reason Why America is Broke
By: Emily Sharp • minds • 13 Comments • 5 Likes • 4 months ago
“What we hear out of Washington and in the media is little more than a diversion that keeps Americans from discovering the real reason for our...”
Every night and day on the 24 hour news channels, the “talking heads” argue vigorously over who is at fault for the economic crisis. The Democratic heads blame the Republican heads for their refusal to increase taxes. They say we have a “revenue problem.” The Republican heads blame the...
Number Of Americans Taking Antidepressants Surges Has Raised Dramatically
By: Emily Sharp • minds • 8 Comments • 5 months ago
“Antidepressants, the most commonly prescribed medication in the country for people aged 18 to 44, are given more often to women than men, and far...”
The National Center for Health Statistics, an arm of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has published an announcement on its web site highlighting the fact that the number of Americans 12 years of age or older taking antidepressants has skyrocketed in recent years. Based on the information...
Video Games: A Plague On America
By: Emily Sharp • minds • 25 Comments • 5 months ago
“Many teenagers who spend most of their time playing video games end up doing worse in school and that affects them for the rest of their lives. ”
Ever since the creation of video games, they have been robbing young kids of their time and ambition and they are harmful to the lives of teenagers and young adults around the globe. Although, these complex digital wonders are a great thing in moderation, when played in excess, they damage the...
Life, Economics and the Machine
By: Emily Sharp • minds • 14 Comments • 6 months ago
“It is amazing that we have changed our planet, possibly causing irreversible damage to it, without having a second planet to live on. This leads me...”
One hundred years ago our cities were very different than they are now. Many people traveled around town in horse drawn carriages. Then to travel large distances from one city to another they would take the train. Everyone was excited about the harnessing of electricity and all the new found...