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  • The Effects Of Hydraulic Fracking

    I am originally from a small rural community in Ohio which has poor regulation on the air and water quality which humans depend on to sustain life. Throughout the city, hydraulic fracking has become a common method to obtain energy. This method of obtaining energy is misconceptualized to be a cleaner alternative to oil and coal, however, with a first hand on experience with living in this area allows me to witness otherwise. This city is known as Youngstown, Ohio. Hydraulic fracking is a process in which metal pipes are drilled miles deep into the ground. This method requires millions of gallons of water and chemicals which are injected into down the pipe thus causing rock layers called shale to break eventually releasing natural gas. Are you someone who depends on cars to go places, cell phone to text and call, as well as someone who relies on other materialistic technologies? Well, all these require a form of input energy to carry out our daily functions. There is often common misconceptions about hydraulic fracking as an alternative resource to burning fossil fuels. When it comes to providing for our human demands, people do not take into account of the effects hydraulic fracking has on both the environment and economy. As we develop as a nation, the need for energy continuously rises and we must consider their finite amounts and effects. The government should take more action to regulate hydraulic fracking due to the harm done on the local economy level, effects on…

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  • Jordan Belfort

    "Making money is not like I thought it would be. This business kills the part of life that is essential. The part that has nothing to do with business." (The Big Short). There is nothing bad about making money. Money is crucial to live in this world. However, people is greedy; they will not stop when they have enough money to live. They will continue to make more and more money; until they are finally consumed by the material obsession. Their life, "the part has nothing to do with business",…

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  • Student Commencement Speeches

    Why would you like to be the student speaker at this year’s Commencement Ceremony? I would like to be the student commencement speaker at this year’s commencement ceremony because I believe that my class needs to be inspired to live every of their life on purpose! My story is one of triumph against all odds. I believe that by telling my story and showing them that anything is possible they will be inspired to change the world, one small step at a time. By all accounts, I was not supposed to…

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  • Importance Of Diamond Water Paradox

    utility because it is plentiful. However, because it is so plentiful, the marginal utility of water is relatively low. An extra ounce of water provides very little additional satisfaction. In contrast, the total utility generated by diamonds is relatively limited. Diamonds do not provide much overall satisfaction of wants and needs, compared to water. In fact diamonds provide very low total utility or no utility at all. Diamonds have very little total utility because they are not nearly as…

    Words: 1429 - Pages: 6
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