- Discover essay samples

The Third Millennium - Threat

4.9 of 5.0 (19 reviews)

327 words

The Third Millennium - Threat Page 1
The above thumbnails are of reduced quality. To view the work in full quality, click download.

About a week ago, a conversation between my friend, Stephen and I was sparked by the new Millennium bridge on the quays. We talked about the prospects of the new millennium and how it has been used as a financial leg-up for companies all around the world. I think that GM foods will wipe out hunger after much research, he strongly disagreed and believes it is just another mess that the human race has brought upon itself. In the end, we both agreed that it was down right disappointing that there were no flying cars yet.
How has the turn of the century, and the less than climactic entry into the new millennium, affected the average person? The quality of life has consistently increased in this country in the last six years, but can the next thousand years promise the same general improvements? Has the new millennium changed things that much? The increase of awareness has led me to think that maybe we can organise life for as many people as possible. Unfortunately, I don't believe that the world assets can ever be balanced equally. The human race has a primal selfishness that can show itself in the most generous.
In 1999 the uproar of genetically modified food began. Scientist Dr Arpad Pusztai research found that genetically modified potatoes damaged rats, stunting their growth and attacking their body's defences. Dr Pusztai was sacked from his job at the Rowett Research Institute for his research and for declaring that he thought the public was being used as ?guinea pigs" by the food industry. Through his research government the world over have been forced to become aware of the dangers of GM food. I think that GM foods may be used to wipe out hunger in the next millennium, but for the moment caution of the unknown is advised.
There have been promising developments for both working and shopping from the home over the Internet. This also ...

You are currently seeing 50% of this paper.

You're seeing 327 words of 653.

Keywords: third millennium

Similar essays

Dreams 2

Dreams (Sigmound Freud's interpretation) Dreams, what are the meaning? Sigmound Freud "Dreams, what are the meaning?" Sigmound Freud wrote many books, publications, and articles about the subject of dreams and how to interpret them. He had many theories pertaining to why, what, and how to interpret our dreams and find a meaning h...

177 reviews
Heros Essay

HEROES ESSAY What is a hero? To you, the reader, I submit this question so that you may form your own opinion. What is a hero and what qualifications make he or she worthy of the title? The reply you have formulated in your mind has probably come to you rapidly and with alacrity, so much that you may deem even asking such a simple questio...

175 reviews
Communication Today

Do you think communication is a No-Brainer? Communication is consistently listed as one of the keys to success in business and life, and just as frequently identified by employees as a key missing link to maximum productivity and job satisfaction. We communicate every day verbally and nonverbal to co-workers, to people on the phone, and to our fa...

68 reviews
Pregnancy and Adolescents

The article "The Pregnant Adolescent- A Group Approach" from the journal Adolescence was written by Barbara N. Adams, R.N., M.S., Carol A. Brownstein, M.S.W., and Madeline H. Schmitt, R.N., M.S. The aim of the paper is to get the readers to understand how the Rochester Adolescent Maternity Project (RAMP), a group for pregnant teens, came to be....

145 reviews
Dave and Busters Inc

The need among Americans to be diverted in ever more imaginative ways -- through high-thrill parks, virtual reality arcades, and theme restaurants, plays right into the hands of Dave Corriveau and Buster Corley, co-founders and CEO's of Dave and Busters. The duo's 50,000 square foot complexes include pool hall, an eye popping, cutting edge mid...

206 reviews
The last day of the year

In the poem ?The Last Day of the Year,? Annette Von Droste-H'lshoff uses imagery and references to God to express the coming of the end of the year. The poem, however, seems to reflect the impending freedom of women from a patriarchal society. This poem?s imagery and outside references suggest that it is in fact a plea for the end of the suff...

25 reviews
Labor in america

History of Labor in America The Industrial Revolution was dawning in the United States. At Lowell, Massachusetts, the construction of a big cotton mill began in 1821. It was the first of several that would be built there in the next 10 years. The machinery to spin and weave cotton into cloth would be driven by w...

133 reviews
Jobs of the 18th century

Jobs of the 19[th] century > Employment in the 19th century was primarily for those in the middle class or for the poor. > The upper class did not work because they were aristocracy or merchants who had earned enough money to quit working. > Jobs for the middle class and poor in the Victorian era were unsafe because there were no regulations to...

132 reviews

A detective is a police officer, whose duty is to detect criminals, by in-depth investigation of cases. When attempting to solve a crime, detectives conduct a criminal investigation that seeks all the facts about a crime to help determine the truth: what happened and who is responsible. This involves making a preliminary and final investiga...

152 reviews

The Celtic people of Ireland celebrated a festival called Samhain, which means the end of summer. During this time crops were harvested and animals were slaughtered to prepare for the long, cold winter. The Celtics belived that the worlds between the dead and the living could communicate because the air was the thinnest during this time. So Octob...

23 reviews
Bungee Jumping

is a sport that has dramatically evolved over the past couple decades. has evolved into a sport of art and thrill. As a tribal tradition, the ritual was soon incorporated with a bungee cord. spread rapidly throughout the world, ever- growing in popularity. Detailed designs and engineering have helped to take bungee jumping to all new limits....

7 reviews
The Next Generation in the NBA

Eventually, the NBA?s brightest stars will fade from the sky. Great players come and go. Most new players wait, ready to carry on their tradition. Wilt Chamberlain and Russell were 2 of the best centers the game has ever seen. Bob Cousy, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West were the smoothest guards in the 50?s and 60?s. Earl ?The P...

59 reviews
Eutahania and Suicide in America

EUTHANASIA & SUICIDE by Brent Pergram, Masters of Arts in Sociology The specific sociological problem that is the topic of this research paper is euthanasia. The purpose of this research is to identify the variables associated with euthanasia. It also discusses the variables associated with various types of euthanasia and suicide. I...

116 reviews
The impact of life crises on t

Stress and everyday annoyances are not crises. Situations that interfere with normal activity, inspire feelings of panic or defeat, and bring about deep emotional reactions are crises. A crisis is a ?turning point? or a crucial time that will make a difference for better or worse. The Chinese word for ?crisis? is made up of two characters '...

165 reviews
Atsisiųsti šį darbą