Growing Up

When do people “grow up” and what do we mean by this? Do we expect people to behave in a different way from let’s say they first start school to 30 years after they’ve left? Do we judge people on how “grown up” we deem them to be? Or is this a not a very … Read more

Ban Smoking in Cars?

Should we ban smoking in cars? In Britain around 80,000 people a year still die of smoking-related illnesses. Every year over 300,000 children in the UK go to their GP with illnesses such as bronchitis and pneumonia as a result of exposure to passive smoking. “A study by the Royal College of Physicians (2010) shows that … Read more

Would you leave someone to die?

The greater the number of people present the less likely you are to help.  A two-year-old girl, Yue Yue, wandering in the street in a market in Foshan, China, was hit by a van. The driver stopped for a moment and continued on, rolling over the girl again with the van’s rear wheels. Over the course of … Read more

Lights Out

So here they are changing our street lights so that they turn off at midnight, in order to save money. Which councils are changing their lights We had the right to express any concerns. They were that: There may be an increase in criminal activity. They said that it has been found to decrease crime … Read more