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On July 27 2015, New York Times posted an article discussing how the suicide rates are increasing and the reason for it is because everyone strives to be perfect. According to the article suicide rates among 15 to 24 year olds have increased from 9.6 deaths per 100,000 to 11.1 deaths. A survey done by college counselors found that 50 percent of their clients have extremely bad cases of psychological problems such as anxiety and depression; it has risen by 13 percent in just two years.

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Tom Jacobs’ article in the “Pacific Standard” suggests that men who feel stress over their perceived failure to live up to gender norms are at a heightened risk of committing violent acts. The author analyzes the data from a recent research that was published in “Injury Prevention” and explores an established link between violent behavior and threats to one's masculinity (Pacific Standard psmag.com). It is not a common way for the media to analyze masculinity. However, the way the article was written does not seem to be convincingly argued.

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Nobody would think that feminism and animal rights activism would be mutually speculated. Nevertheless, they are. The famous PETA organization (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) uses extreme ways to show how bad it is not to be a VEGETARIAN. PETA is the largest animal rights organization works through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns (About PETA peta.org).

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Abortion has always been a highly controversial subject. All around the world, thoughts about the issue have been antithetic one from another, depending on which worldview is shared or not. Abortion in Paraguay for example, is illegal. However, are there any exceptions at accepting an abortion? If the pregnancy shows no considerable threat to the health of the carrier, is it ethical to refuse to perform an abortion, or should the mother have the choice?

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