Alexandra Loza Health Science 2, Per. 1 Due 9/9/2013 Lorenzos Oil Lorenzos oil is the sad story of a couple who will do anything to try and save their son from A horrible disease known as ALD , short for Adrenoluekodystrophy. Lorenzo Micheal Murphy Odone was only 5 years old when he was diagnosed with this leathal disease. It all began when his teachers started noticing weird rage outburst temper tantrums at school. Then he developed more strange symptoms such as hearing loss, not being able to stay balanced , and loss of vision. Its a rare disease that only boys ages 5-10 can have. Its passed down from their mothers but the mom could never get sick because its sex linked her second X chromosome protects her, all she can be is a carrier. There is a 50 chance that carriers will pass down to their offspring, a lottery you dont want to win. Ussually after being diagnosed the symptoms only get worse . It starts off with the tantrums , not staying balanced, having a hard time hearing and seeing and then it turns into not being able to walk at all, becoming deaf, blind, and mute. Lorenzo eventually couldnt swallow his saliva and has to have someone using a pump to suction it out so he wont choke. All the doctors told Mr. and Mrs.Odone that the only thing he had to look forward to was passing away. That never stopped Mrs.Odone from trying to save her son. The first trial treatment Lorenzo went through was a diet that the doctor recommended. The diet took out all foods that had saturated fats. All that did was lower his levels by 50 but after
in which people justify goodness, varies from individual to individual. What makes something morally good or bad? Numerous theories have emerged throughout time, including Cultural Relativism and Divine Command Theory. There are both compelling and convincing arguments given for each of the theories. While completely different in nature, both pose an interesting base on which to judge if something is morally good or bad.
Cultural Relativism can be described as the principle of regarding the beliefs…
Tragedy Article Notes
Classical Tragedy – Protagonist of high estate falls into misery as a result of his tragic flaw.
Usually the protagonist is generally a good person and not evil.
The downfall of an evil protagonist would not be considered tragic.
Medieval Tragedy – Narrative of one falling from high to low estate due to the goddess of fortune “spinning her wheel.”
Focused around the idea of fate.
Taught scripture and reminded people of God's Judgment.…
Aristotle views happiness as the end of good, because we choose happiness as an end itself. Many virtues are viewed as good since they bring happiness to us such as goodness or morality. Both of these virtues are seen as good since they fulfil their function of bringing happiness to someone’s life. But by these standards, anything that brings an individual happiness is seen as good so would murder be considered good if it brought someone happiness? Instead do we view the happiness of the whole over…
that starting a bad habit (like drugs) is good then your wrong, because you could get into a lot of trouble (depending on what you have done). Find out the truth about something (whether its bad or good) before you do it or believe it.
If you have something set in your mind that an event that is bad or good could happen, then it could wind up happening. Or most likely influence what's going to happen. Do not get your hopes up or down. If something good happens, for example: If you are going in…
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November 4th, 2014
1. Not good in any manner or degree. 2. Having a wicked or evil character. 3. Of poor
or inferior quality; defective; deficient. 4. Inadequate or below standard.
1. That which is bad. 2.
A bad condition, character, or quality.
means not sufficient or not suitable. It has a negative connotation that is used when
something is not done well or is not good enough. An example of this would be, “The small car was
inadequate for my family’s needs…
forms. In the story “The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant,” the narrator was having a tough time choosing between something he loves to day and the girl that he has been liking all summer. In the story " Catch the Moon” Luis changes from the begging of the story were he was a mean and troubled little kid to for the fist time in his life since his mom passed away that he did something good for someone.
The narrator and Shelia Mant.The narrator has to choose between Sheila Mant and the fact that he…
by which goods and services are produced, sold, and bought
2. Wants Each person in the story wants to give a great gift, and they want to have enough money to buy a great gift. Have a desire to possess or do (something); wish for:
3. Needs They need money to buy. Of necessity.
4. Scarcity There was a scarcity of money and of a valuable good to offer The state of being scarce or in short supply; shortage:
5. Goods The watch chain and combs Merchandise or possessions:
6. Consumer goods Combs… watch…
meaning. Another thing found in the soul is capacities. Humans are born with capacities that either leads to becoming good or bad at something. Capacities refer to the potential of being able to do something without apriori knowledge or education; not the actual act of the skill. Humans are not judged based on capacities. This is so because capacity comes in nature, it is something given. Virtue does not come from nature and is not easily gained. Eliminating feelings and capacities as virtues leaves…
Change is something that can affect someone in a big way. Change is something that can be a very major thing in someone's life. Change can happen while growing up or if someone wants to change their life because of their decisions in life or they are not happy with themselves. It’s not an easy thing to do, but change is something to think about before you do it.
As people grow, they can decide to change, it can be good or bad. Change can be good or bad, a good example of good change would be…