The buying and selling of humans like a commodity is a lingering stain on the conscience of humanity.
When it comes to essay writing professors usually supply students with topics to write about.
However, there are cases when a student is free to write on any topic he wishes.
Surgeons are cashing in on people’s insecurities, using the knife as a magic wand for superficial happiness.
With an increase in the number of deaths attributed to plastic surgery, and a massive rise in Botox addiction, unnecessarily altering ones appearance on the operating table is a contentious topic of moral debate. It seems like there’s a pill for everything these days: Pills for headaches, pills for sleep, pills for sexual arousal, pills for slimming, pills for sickness, even pills to prevent further sickness in the event that you do get sick.
But do we really need all these pills, and are these pills doing us more harm than good?
The pharmaceutical industry has come under heavy fire in recent years for the marketing of pills without proper trials, and for promoting products to people who don’t really need them – Viagra being a prime example.
It seems perfectly reasonable that humans should be allowed to decide their own fate.
The problem, however, is that often terminally ill people aren’t capable of ending their life in a painless, dignified manner, and therefore require the help of a family member of close friend.
And so the debate ensues: should a person who assists the death of a loved one suffering a terminal illness be subjected to the same legal charges as a murderer?
And how sick does a person need to be before they should be allowed an assisted death? With domestic security on constant high alert due to the fear of reprisal for wars in foreign lands, and far-right (anti-immigration) organizations forming all over the western world, immigration is without doubt the most controversial topic in debate today.