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The issue of terrorism has never been more of importance than now, with the recent attacks on the French journal Charlie Hebdo. On January 7th 2015, two Jihadist brothers, Cherif and Said Kouachi killed 12 journalists of Charlie Hebdo, an editorial known for its opinion on Islam and terrorism (BBC News). The days following the attack, a hostage taking situation happened in a supermarket. Amedy Coulibaly and his wife Hayat Boumeddiene were the principal actors of the siege (BBC News).

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To Photoshop or not is a moral dilemma that many professionals in the marketing industry face. It’s expected of them and according to Dan Strasser, handing in an untouched photo to a client would elicit a negative reaction (1). Particularly in fashion and beauty, the majority of images are retouched before consumers see them. Unfortunately, this can negatively impact consumers. A study done by the University of Wisconsin-Madison “found that women who saw images of very thin actresses and models experienced a negative effect on their body image” (1).

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An indisputable fact of life is that we will all inevitably face death one day, which is tragic for most, but may be relieving for others. When challenged with endless pain, one may wish to die in order to terminate their misery. Accordingly, euthanasia, a practice also known as mercy killing or assisted suicide, allows physicians to end the life of a patient who desires help to commit suicide due to major physical or psychological suffering. This is done passively, be not trying to resuscitate a patient, or actively, by injecting uncompromising muscle relaxants into their bloodstream.

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