Social Science Fiction In Asimovs Work'Social Science Fiction' in Asimov's work Unknown PART I Social science fiction? Science fiction is a term familiar to many people. This is especially true due to the tremendous influence of television. But the term social science fiction, although not heard too often, is a term is descriptive of most of today's science fiction literature. But what does it mean? Social science fiction is the term given to literature which is concerned with the impact of scientific advance upon human being
Pros Of Green RevolutionPros of Green Revolution Doug Lee With the rapid growth of our global population pouring into the next millennium, we will witness an ever-growing hunger rate around the world. That is unless we call for a revolution on the global scale. The Green Revolution which already sprouted in the early part of the century only need to add a bit more momentum and we will see a bright future for the human race, a future without hunger and starvation ?V hopefully. It is becoming increasingly difficult for t
A Dream DeferredA Dream Deferred Unknown The poetry of Langston Hughes, the poet laureate of Harlem, is an effective commentary on the condition of blacks in America during the 20th Century. Hughes places particular emphasis on Harlem, a black area in New York that became a destination of many hopeful blacks in the first half of the 1900?s. In much of Hughes' poetry, a theme that runs throughout is that of a dream deferred. The recurrence of adream deferred in several Hughes poems paints a clear picture of
Environmental ActivismEnvironmental Activism Unknown 1. The large mainstream environmentalism groups started to compromise too much with regulatory agencies and bureaus, starting with the Glen Canyon Dam project. This began an estrangement with the mainstreams that culminated in the rise of more militant groups like Earth First! Glen Canyon represented what was fundamentally wrong with the country's conservation policies: arrogant government officials motivated by a quasireligious zeal to industrialize the natural wo
OverpopulationOverpopulation Unknown During the first 2 million or so years of its history the human population was a minor element in the world ecosystem, with at most 10 million members. In the New Stone Age, less than 10,000 years ago, the number of humans began to increase more rapidly. The rough equilibrium maintained before Neolithic times gave way when the human population developed agriculture and animal husbandry and no longer had to spread out in search of game. With the abandonment of a hunting-gat
Pros Of The Green RevolutionPros of the Green Revolution jAckYcHAn With the rapid growth of our global population pouring into the next millennium, we will witness an ever-growing hunger rate around the world. That is unless we call for a revolution on the global scale. The Green Revolution which already sprouted in the early part of the century only need to add a bit more momentum and we will see a bright future for the human race, a future without hunger and starvation - hopefully. It is becoming increasingly difficult f
over populationOverpopulation There are many problems that affect that world today. I believe that over population is one, if not the biggest problem of the twenty-first century. Many people do not know that every second of the day an average of 4.3 babies are born in the world. (Population Reference Bureau [P.R.B.], 2001.) ? The 20th century began with a world populate by 1.6 billion people and will end with 6 billion inhabitants-with most of the growth occurring in poor countries, demographers estimate.? (Fe
The principal problems now facing Mexico City The principal problems now facing Mexico City are its overcrowding and overpopulation, its dangerous environment, its dwindling water supply, and its terrible air pollution. One of Mexico City's problems is that it has an enormous population that continues to rapidly increase every day. There are many people that move to Mexico City and many people that are born there every year. These factors contribute even more to its overcrowding and overpopulation. Another problem is Mexico City's habitat.