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When I think of world hunger the first relief I consider is a charitable approach, but is that really the best solution to defeat world hunger? Many people believe the approach charitable groups take towards hunger is a short-term solution. Therefore, troubles such as poverty, inequality and hunge ... Continue Reading


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Television and magazine advertising show the images of glamorous and thin models everywhere. Thousands of teenagers are starving themselves every day in an effort to attain what the fashion industry considers to be the “ideal” figure. However, an ... Continue Reading


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Anorexia nervosa is a psychophysiological disorder usually occurring in young women. It is characterized by an abnormal feat of becoming obese, a distorted self-image, a persistent unwillingness to eat, and severe weight loss. It is often accompanied by self-induced vomiting, excessive exercise, m ... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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There is no one specific reason for eating disorders. There are many factors that contribute to this expanding problem. Traumatic events, controlling environments, peer pressure, and the media are some of the most frequent causes for eating disorders. Eating disorders are a result of psychological a ... Continue Reading


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Hunger is not just a feeling of being hungry. Hunger is a disease, a plague that inflicts men, women, and children of every city in every nation throughout the world. Hunger is not just a characteristic of the oppressed or the poverty stricken. Few people realize the severity of ... Continue Reading


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Eating- most people do not give this a second thought. To many it comes, as naturally as breathing, but for others however eating is the source of a severe psychological disorder known as Anorexia Nervosa. I never thought about it much, until I have read a story about a girl, who became bulimic afte ... Continue Reading

Anorexia Nervosa

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Anorexia is a severe physcological disorder. It is defined as a severe eating disorder in which people refuse to eat while denying that their behavior and appearance, which may become skeletal, is out of the ordinary. Anorexia Nervosa also translates to “nervous loss of appetite” which can be ... Continue Reading

Hunger in Richard Wright's Black Boy

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Many young people growing up today in modern America live in a pseudo-realistic existence. They are sheltered from arrays of devices which may hinder upon comfortable expectancies and dull the long term effects of hardship. The inference of “hunger” is evident even in our pampered context, howev ... Continue Reading

Existence and Survival

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An Argumentation Essay: Existence and Survival When God created mortals, he gave them the most extraordinary power: the power to think. He probably thought to himself that if he gave the mortals, the power of creation, they would overcome the fear of death, and would surpass his own powers. What he ... Continue Reading

In Hunger I am King: A study of anorixia nervosa

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The phrase, “In hunger I am king” shows the psychological struggle of those suffering from anorexia nervosa syndrome. When Kazantzakis was in Spain he wrote about meeting a youth named Manola, who laid around all day and never worked to make money to eat and consequently never ate. When Kazant ... Continue Reading

Anorexia Nervosa

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Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that occurs when a person is unrealistically concerned about being overweight or feels an overwhelming need to be so thin that in either case she/he eats so little she/he becomes malnourished. Anorexia nervosa is a disease with both physical and psychological c ... Continue Reading

Thomas Aquinas

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Thomas Aquinas took a religious approach to philosophy and the existence of god. Thomas Aquinas devised five arguments for the existence of god. His arguments included: Motion, Cause, Necessity, Degree, and Design. The second way, cause, is an Aristotelian concept. Cause will be the focus of this pa ... Continue Reading

Thin Build Athletes and Eating Disorders

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Athletes who participate in “thin-build" sports - gymnastics, dance, figure skating and long distance running - are at a greater risk of developing eating disorders than their "rowdy" sport counterparts. Since athletes are known to be competitive and perfectionistic, they are "at a predispositio ... Continue Reading

Facing Starvation

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Norman Borlaug and the Fight Against Hunger For most of his adult life, he has been known to the world as Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, agronomist and humanitarian. Known as the father of the “green revolution“, Borlaug and his colleagues have spent de ... Continue Reading

World Hunger

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Hunger is an issue which many people think lies little importance. Im going to give you a look at World Hunger as a Picture of Poverty, how it affects Third World Nations, and How World Hunger is a disease that is plaguing our society. "Food is more than a trade commodity," pleaded Sir John Boyd ... Continue Reading

Ethiopian Famine

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One of the main problems with Ethiopia today is the fact that it was originally a country whose economy and strength in the region depended heavily on agriculture. The reason there is so much hunger and problems related therein is because the growth rate of major crops increased at a decimal rate w ... Continue Reading

Eating Disorders

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The role models of today’s society are slim and built. The average American is over the recommended weight for a person of their size and age. The number of Americans who are overweight (to be obese you need to be weigh 30% more than your recommended weight) has risen since 1994 when the number of ... Continue Reading

Black boy hunger

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Have you ever experienced real hunger? The kinds of hungers that Richard experiences in Black Boy are not evident in the society where you and I reside. The present middle class citizens cannot really relate to true physical hunger. Hunger for most of us is when there is nothing that ... Continue Reading


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Anorexia is a disorder of self starvation where the person refuses to keep a normal weight for the persons age and height. They have a big fear of becoming fat even if they are underweight. The term anorexia means “loss of appetite”. Anorexic patients typically come from white, middle clas ... Continue Reading

Early Europe

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Life among the big cities of Europe was much different then we know them as today. In 1492 there was an epidemic outbreak of many diseases, such as plague and smallpox, which accompanied the common measles, influenza, diphtheria, typhus, and typhoid fever, that claimed the lives of 20 percent of th ... Continue Reading


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Anorexia first showed up in the Middle Ages over 500 years ago. Back then it was called Anorexia Mirabilis, which means loss of appetite caused by a miracle. In those days women fasting were considered special people because they could live on such small amounts of food. T ... Continue Reading

Why Does Hunger Exist in a World of Plenty?

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Sen and Dreze (1989) express the same view somewhat more emphatically when they say that ‘hunger, and famine in particular, is intolerable in the modern world, because it is unnecessary and unwarranted’. Contrary to Malthus’s argument in ‘An Essay on the Principle of Population’ it is agr ... Continue Reading

The Food Shortage in Ethiopia

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Ethiopia, a country in Africa, is constantly plagued by poverty, disease, weather, which all lead to the largest problem facing Ethiopia, the food shortage. All of these are factors of the hunger problem, but the root to all of the factors is the population. T ... Continue Reading


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It seems today that eating disorders are on the rise. While this may be true, the numbers may appear to grow only because more cases are being brought out into the open. The purpose of this paper is to discuss eating disorders and prove the these disease, specifically Anorexia Nervosa, ... Continue Reading


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In his “Famine, Affluence, and Morality” Peter Singer establishes a principle of correct moral behavior, mainly that “if it is in our power to prevent something very bad from happening, without thereby sacrificing anything else morally significant, we ought, morally, to do it.” He reaches t ... Continue Reading