Little kids always have dreams about growing up. They imagine being an astronaut, a firefighter, or a princess. When they’re young, all they want is to be old. Little do young children know, growing up has it’s side effects. Today, senior citizens make up a majority of the world’s population. While growing old, it has it’s benefits like learning from mistakes and becoming wiser. It also has it’s disadvantages like health risks. As people grow older, they come closer to death but also experience a lot throughout their life spans. While some people look forward with confidence to growing old, other fears the aging process. Everyone who lives will eventually die. With life, comes death. A big question asked in today’s society is, “Where do we go once we die?” Many religions have their own beliefs. One religion, Christianity, believes that through God’s son, Jesus Christ, we will live eternally in Heaven. In order to get to Heaven, one must live for God and have a relationship with Jesus Christ. Without believing in Jesus, one will go to Hell. Christians who are strong in their faith and live by The Holy Bible know where they will go once they die, which provides them with confidence in growing old. Other religions, such as Hinduism, believe in reincarnation into a new form based on their previous life. If one lives a good and pure life and lives by the Rig Veda, they will be confident for their next life. Having a strong faith in a religion can instill confidence in a person when it comes to growing old. Some people, even without religious beliefs, can look forward with confidence to growing old. An example of this kind of person is Oprah Winfrey. Oprah grew up physically and mentally abused, never looking forward to the next day ahead of her. She never thought she would be living life how she does now, as a world renown talk show host and hero for many. Oprah has established many foundations and organizations that supports charities, education of children,
notion of growing old has for many been visions of hopelessness, neglect and despair. And if you add to these the perceptions of inadequacy, lack of energy, social withdrawal, difficulty concentrating, and problems with memory, the realization that we are growing old can be traumatic. At no stage in life is it ever smooth sailing, every stage has its bumps and bruises. Our ideas and attitudes towards aging are very important in how well we cope with and enjoy the passing years.
As I look forward to the….
1.How can self – confidence be attained?
Self-confidence is often described as a positive, yet realistic attitude that provides the self-esteem necessary to achieve goals. It affords you a certain amount of trust in your own abilities, traits and attributes. It influences your expectations in a sensible and pragmatic fashion. With self-confidence, you don't shy away from challenges, risks or the unknown. You have the assurance, belief and reliance in most everything you do. Even so-called….
transferring DNA from one organism to another.
* Cloning vectors and hosts.
* Construction of a recombinant plasmid (vector can be a movement or a viruses)
* Characteristics of Cloning Vectors:
* Must be capable of carrying a significant piece of donor DNA.
* Must be accepted by the cloning host.
* Plasmids- small, well characterized, easy to manipulate and can be transferred into appropriate host cells through transformation.
* Bacteria phages- have the natural ability to inject….
successful; education or experience?
“Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.” This quote by Carroll Bryant, clarifies the difference between growing up and growing old. Growing old is aging; aging is a natural process that everyone has to go through. However, growing up is when people change by going through different experiences. In order for people to become truly successful in life they must gain experience because education is so limited that people need to develop personality traits….
Many people have a tremendous dread of growing old. A great deal of activity during the working years is aimed at preventing as many of the problems of old age as possible: dependency on others, lack of money, boredom, ill health, and so forth. The very fear of the problems of old age often make mental and physical wrecks of people, they become old before their time. Old age is a mental attitude as well as a physical problem. People tremble when you discuss old age. Next to the subject of death,….
For this assignment, I interviewed one of my relatives, who is an 86-year-old white male of French-Canadian descent who currently resides in an apartment complex for the elderly in Manville, Rhode Island. He is in overall excellent health for his age and enjoys spending time with his family, particularly his young great-grandchildren.
One of the few disadvantages to growing old that A.R. mentioned was that he is constantly having to go the funerals of friends he has known his whole life. It is always….
The ideal conjugal condition for human beings is to find a mate and grow old together, unlike the many species of animals who meet to propagate the species and move on to other places and other mating. Yes, the ideal condition is growing old together, although, as desirable an idea as it may be, in actuality, there are millions upon millions of our species who never get to do that.
In a recent survey (summer, 2009), AARP took a survey of 2,000 Americans regarding their feelings about love. 70%….
longer living is that the elder person considerably increased recently. Older person can give some advice from experience to the younger generation, so that to help them when they are in troubles. Taking heed of the suggestion from old, young becomes sophisticated in making their thoughts and hence succeed. On the other hand, longer living has disadvantage to individuals. Take health care for example. When people get older and older that parents have to deal with very seriously health funds and need….
population comprising older people (60+ age group) according to the census report and it is found that the population of older people is gradually increasing. The 60+ aged group people are called dependant and inactive people .Elder people are a vital part of the society where we live in. But it is also a bitter truth that older people are not treated well so far in the family or in a society at present context.
The world is dynamic or changeable. We all become old after definite period of time….
Many people can agree with me when I say that we use a lot of our money on old people. Us Americans work hard for that money and we are just giving it up to help support the elders across the nation through Social Security and Medicare. What do we get in return for this noble act? Nothing, we get to watch the old people soak up our money and not give us anything back. So, I created a simple solution to this problem. Once a person hits the age of 62, we just end their life and see….