Knowledge and information

Knowledge and information
I would now like to make reference to legislation that highlights the importance of how Council protects and processes it.
The Data Protection Act of 1984 has been revised and the new 1998 Act was brought into force on 1 March 2000. The new act changes original definitions and meanings and it broadens the scope of the original act. There are eight principles within the act and it differentiates between personal data and sensitive personal data. Sensitive personal data covers:

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Legalization Of Weed

Legalization Of Weed
In this country, we are locked in a war we simply cannot win. We strive to protect
over 10,000 miles of border, against enemies who are driven by the lure of a huge profit.
We fought a version of this war before with prohibition, and we lost that one. All that has
really resulted from this war is the overcrowding of prisons, the expansion of law
enforcement?s ability to infringe on the personal lives of ordinary citizens, paranoia and
distrust. If its not obvious already, I am referring to the war on drugs, marijuana in
specific. Why spend millions of dollars fighting a war that can not be won? Legalizing
marijuana would not only make the government money, but also improve society as a
whole.

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Eco-feminism

Eco-feminism
In the following essay Judith Plant sets out the main principles (in regards to ecofeminism): the closeness of women to nature; the belief that the domination of women and the destruction of nature have the same root cause; patriarchy; and the need to re-establish for nature the organic metaphor over the machine metaphor.
Judith Plant believes that women have long been associated with nature and that historically, women have had no real power in the outside world, no place in decision-making. Other things such as the intellectual life, the work of the mind, have traditionally not been accessible to women for many reasons. Some of these reasons have included society?s mentality. According to Judith, today, ecology speaks for the earth, and feminism speaks for the ?other? in female/male relations. As for ecofeminism, she believes that by speaking for the original ?others?, it seeks to understand the interconnected roots of all domination, and ways to resist the change.

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Future of Svalbard

 Future of Svalbard
Recently, a lot of focus has been drawn towards glaciers, and how they may change due to global warming, and in turn, affect the rest of the world around it. Svalbard is one such place with many glaciers, in fact it is comprised of about two-thirds glacial landmass. With such a high amount of land covered by glaciers, and with the ever-increasing risk of global warming, how would Svalbard change with the combination of these and many other factors?
Although the rest of the world is worried that with global rising, temperatures will continue to get hotter, Svalbard is likely to suffer exactly the opposite fate. Initially, it will become warmer, but this heat will gradually melt the many ice caps and glaciers found around Svalbard. The freshwater released from these huge sources would slowly change the mindscape immediately around it, with the effects it has on the environment spreading out to affect more and more areas.

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Atchafalaya: River Control

Atchafalaya: River Control
The Atchafalaya is the most original basins because it has a growing system with very stable wetlands. It is also the biggest river swamp in North America but has lost about 3,760 acres between 1932 and 1990. The loss of the wetlands is primarily due to erosion, human activities, and natural conversion. Many human activities, such as oil and gas pipelines, have interrupted the movement of flow and sediment within the wetlands that it is another factor in the loss of acres for the Atchafalaya. But there is not a total loss in this, the Atchafalaya have also positive outlooks on things. The basin consists of more fish compared to any other natural water system in North America. Let alone the production and distribution of three types of crawfish found in Atchafalaya. The crawfish is the main moneymaker for New Orleans fish markets. But the crawfish may only resemble 10-20% of what is caught. Most of it results in bycatch, organisms caught in the shrimp nets that are discarded, and the Atchafalaya is seen some times as a floating graveyard of different expired species

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Capital punishment

Capital punishment
It is unreasonable to think that to take the life of a man who has taken that of another is to show lack of regard for human life. We show, on the contrary, an emphatic regard for it, by the adoption of a rule that he who violates that right in another forfeits it for himself.
My agreement with these, the words of philosopher John Stuart Mill, compels me to affirm today?s resolution, that capital punishment is justified. My value premise for the round will be justice, giving each individual his or her due. My value criterion is societal benefit without infringing on individual rights.
-I feel it is necessary to observe, before I begin, that while I feel the death penalty is just, it is only just as punishment for certain crimes. However, If I can prove the justice of the death penalty as a punishment for one specific crime, It would affirm the resolution. In this round, I will attempt to prove that the death penalty is a just punishment for first degree, premeditated murder. (Serial murderers)

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Chaos In The Currency Markets : Currency Crisis Of The EMS

Chaos In The Currency Markets : Currency Crisis Of The EMS
Chaos in The Currency Markets : Currency Crisis of The ems
1. What does the crisis of September 1992 tell you about the relative abilities
of currency markets and national governments to influence exchange rates?

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Child Abuse

Child Abuse
There have been various studies based on childhood sexual abuse and relationships in adulthood. There have been studies that had shown that multiple maltreatment and loss experiences in childhood interfered with the formation of secure attachments that created adult problems in self and social functioning. Childhood maltreatment showed there was poor adult self-functioning in the form of higher levels of depression and lower levels of self-esteem. Self blame in response to childhood sexual abuse and maltreatment in adult relationships also predicted poorer adult self and social functioning for individuals with childhood sexual abuse.

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College athletes

College athletes
College athletes are manipulated every day. Student athletes are working day in and day out to meet academic standards and to keep their level of play competitive. These athletes need to be rewarded and credited for their achievements. Not only are these athletes not being rewarded but they are also living with no money. Because the athletes are living off of no money they are very vulnerable to taking money from boosters and others that are willing to help them out. The problem with this is that the athletes are not only getting themselves in trouble but their athletic departments as well.

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Communication Over The Internet, And The Effects It Will Have On Our E

Communication Over The Internet, And The Effects It Will Have On Our E
Communication Over The Internet, and The Effects It Will Have On Our Economy
Thesis: Communication over the internet is growing at a rapid rate, this rate of
growth may destroy the monopoly taking place with the major telecommunication
giants.

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