Review: truer to the game Essay

778 Words Dec 17th, 2013 4 Pages
4 December 2013
EXP. #1
Before I even begin to clarify what is widely-known by everyone on planet Earth besides Bill Russell and Randy Horick, I must ask, if you reading this has ever watched a women’s basketball game? Doesn’t count when you pass a game on T.V. when channel surfing or going to a game because a relative/friend asked you to. No, I mean from tip off to the final whistle out of pure entertainment.... Of course you haven’t because rarely anyone does! If you have I hope you feel unique because you belong the 1% of the population that does.
Now riddle me how the best WNBA player even compares to the 10th best player in the NBA? They are shorter, smaller (as in mass), not as athletic, not as strong, nor as fast. This whole
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The same identical twins from my example above can have remarkably different lifestyles if one was raised in the inner city, and the other in a rich suburb.
We spend our whole lives reacting to our environment, and so our environment has a huge impact on us. But it is not the only impact on us. We have free will and can decide who we want to be and what actions we will take. So we are a product of our genes, our environment, and ourselves.An issue/debate pertaining to one’s identity, that’s stirred up some controversy, is “should drug addiction be considered a brain disease?”. I find this to almost be a “no-brainer”. Yes, Drug addiction is a brain disease because the abuse of drugs leads to changes in the structure and functioning of the brain. The initial use of alcohol or other drugs, for most people, is voluntary. But over time, the changes in the brain caused by repeated use and abuse can affect a person’s self-control and their ability to make good decisions, and the body may then gain a physical dependence on the drug. These effects are what make it so challenging for a person who is addicted to stop abusing drugs. Yes, you can say these brain malfunctions happening to these victims are self-inflicted but nonetheless, are indeed still brain malfunctions. Just because a disease is generated from prior actions of the diseased we should not scratch them off the

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