Critical Thinking

As a field Grade officer I believe that critical thinking and problem solving is a necessary and very important tool that will assist in my career development for the next ten years. Critical thinking is an important part of all professional fields and academic disciplines. The process involves the careful acquisition and interpretation of information and using it to reach a justified conclusion. It allows you to clarify goals, examines assumptions, evaluates evidence, makes judgments, determines courses of actions, and assess conclusions. Critical thinking is important because it is necessary for success and will saves life and makes good decisions on how to use and redistribute dwindling limited resources. It… Read More

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Human Traffic

Human Trafficking It is a common belief that human sex trafficking is a problem found only in countries with a high poverty rate. Human sex trafficking is a problem that is found not just nation-wide in the United States but on a global scale. Human sex trafficking involves victims that are transferred, recruited, transported, or became the receipt of another person for commercial sex purposes (Johns Hopkins University, 2000). The average victim of human sex trafficking is females under the age of eighteen (Johns Hopkins University, 2000). They become the victims of human sex trafficking for a number of reasons, such as being sold for money by their family, kidnapping,… Read More

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Critical Thinking

Abstract Critical Thinking Critical thinking is the art of thinking about thinking while thinking in order to make thinking better (Paul & Scriven, 2007). It is the ability to weigh each component of the decision-making process against intellectual standards and improve thinking. The quality of work, the quality of life, and the quality of relationships are defined by the quality of thinking. Critical thinking allows us to be more effective communicators and more efficient problem solvers. The intellectual standards outlined in our text are: intellectual autonomy, intellectual empathy, intellectual courage, and intellectual confidence in reason, intellectual fair-mindedness, intellectual perseverance, and intellectual sense of justice, intellectual humility, and intellectual integrity (Paul… Read More

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Human Sexuality

Sexual Addiction Amber Meyers Human Sexuality American Public University Professor Diane Lewis Sexual Addiction Sexual Addiction is a controversial issue for many people. Some professionals swear that sexual addiction does not exist, and if it did, it should be a positive thing, not a negative. While other professionals argue sexual addiction is a real problem today, and must be recognized, studied, and treated. The first article I have studied regarding sexual addiction was a case study done by Patrick Carnes PhD. Dr. Carnes surveyed over 600 sexually addicted individuals currently receiving treatment or have recently completed treatment for sexual addiction (anonymous 1988). Dr. Carnes, a specialist in sexual addiction, reported… Read More

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Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is the art of thinking about thinking while thinking in order to make thinking better. It involves three interwoven phases: it analyzes thinking, it evaluates thinking, it improves thinking (Paul & Elder, 2006). Everyone can think. Thinking is natural and has become a way for individuals to process information. Individuals make important decisions about their lives every day. These decisions could be big or small. The decisions can range from deciding what coat to wear outside to making a decision about a career path. No matter what kind of decisions people make daily, critical thinking is a part of the process. The ability to think critically is important… Read More

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Human Sexuality

The first written sources or acts of homosexual relationships is in the Old Testament. The first major story with homosexuality is in Sodom and Gomorrah. Though homosexuality was not the only sin of these cities, the Bible makes it clear that this sin was one of the main reasons why God judged them. Genesis 19:1-11 speaks of the men of Sodom gathering at Lots house and calling out to Lot, saying, “Where are the men who came to you tonight Bring them out to us that we may have relations with” (Genesis 19:5). Lots two visitors were actually angels who manifested themselves as men. Lots carnal attempt to rescue his… Read More

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Critical Thinking

Owning your own home is one of the greatest American dreams. Making the jump into homeownership means that many responsibilities will fall into your life and you need to make sure that you are prepared to make the decision to buy a house instead of renting a one. Buying a home will be one of the single biggest investments you will make throughout your lifetime. It deserves time and commitment when making the decision to buy a home. Building wealth is also part of the American dream, and owning a home is a slow path to wealth. Therefore, with time and commitment, you will be your way to one of… Read More

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Human Sexuality

Homosexuality Axia College University of Phoenix May 30th, 2010 Cheyenne Hall Sexual orientation includes a persons??™ attraction to another person, as well as a persons??™ interest in starting a romantic relationship with another person. There are two types of sexual orientation, heterosexuality and homosexuality. Heterosexuality is the more commonly known form of sexual orientation. This is when a person of one sex is physically attracted to, and wishes to form a relationship with a person of the opposite sex. The more commonly known term for heterosexuality is ???straight,??? or the relationship between a man and woman or woman and man. Homosexuality is the other type of sexual orientation. Homosexuality occurs… Read More

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Critical Thinking

Critical thinking involves three main components. The first one is making sure you are asking the right questions. You need to try and get to the heart of the matter of what the author is trying to convey. The second one is to try to begin to answer those questions by reasoning each one of them out, one at a time. You need to really think about how you are answering the questions and not just what you automatically would assume the answer would be. Lastly, the third and final component is believing the conclusion of your reasoning. Do you feel in your whole being that you have dissected the… Read More

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Human Servies

Throughout the years human services has helped millions of people and has made a huge impact on society. Presently, we know it was welfare or TANF, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Its helped with food, medical and cash assistance to low income families. Many people now a days take advantage of this program, some really need the assistance and some do not, when back years ago it was barely there. In 1905 the first social worker, Ida Cannon, was hired to provied services to patients in outpatient clinics with mental illnesses. At this point in time, social workers only helped the mentally ill. Previously, she worked as a visiting nurse,… Read More

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