Opinion Essays (Examples)


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The Karen Ann Quinlan Case Legal Aspects Of Healthcare

Pages: 6 (1922 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:87626234

… statuses of New Jersey State.
The loss of the petition did not deter Quinlan’s parents from their resolve to end what in their opinion was the unnecessary suffering of their daughter. They, thus, moved to the New Jersey Supreme Court. In what came to be seen as … patient sinks to a state of irreversible suffering, and there are no medical interventions likely to improve their wellbeing, I am of the opinion that the best course of action would be to end the suffering of such a patient. This would be in line with advancing ……



Drane, J.F. (1994). Clinical Bioethics: Theory and Practice in Medical Ethical Decision-making. New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield.

Holland, S., Kitzinger, C. & Kitzinger, J. (2014). Death, treatment decisions and the permanent vegetative state: evidence from families and experts. Med Health Care Philos., 17(3), 413-423.

Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice (2019). The Story of Karen Ann Quinlan Made Headlines! Retrieved from  https://www.karenannquinlanhospice.org/about/history/ 

Mizzoni, J. (2011). Ethics: The Basics. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Rosenthal, M.S. (2018). Clinical Ethics on Film: A Guide for Medical Educators. New York, NY: Springer.

Singer, P. (2013). A Companion to Ethics. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


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How Different People And Countries Are Managing Coronavirus COVID 19

Pages: 10 (3078 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Interview Document #:24571907

...Opinion Keywords:  corona virus, coronavirus, covid, covid-19
Interview Questions Coronavirus Covid-19
1-Vice Pres Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria
1. You are currently in self-isolation as a result of coronavirus. What can you tell us about the precautions you have taken and about the impact this experience is having on your life as well as on the lives your friends, family and the nation in general?
2. As Vice President, you are second-in-command and thus play a major role in leading and guiding the nation. What is it like to have that responsibility? How do you balance your influence in society with your self-awareness and sense of moral duty to the people of Nigeria?
3. Nigeria faces a number of challenges on the world’s stage in terms of catching up with the leading industrialized nations—and yet it already stands apart from other African nations and is recognized as a leader on the African continent.……


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Political Correctness In Modern Politics An Assessment Of The Trump

Pages: 10 (3132 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:47385332

… an August 2015 ‘Meet the Press’ appearance, Trump complained that the culture of political correctness was suffocating free speech (Morini, 2020). In his opinion, one could not say anything without the fear of opponents finding a way of turning it around and misrepresenting what was said. According … correctness not only threatens the safety and wellbeing of individual citizens, but also that of the entire nation. Marron (2019) is of the opinion that political correctness stifles self-expression. This, according to the author, is more so the case given that it enforces on us a duty … offend. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Otherwise, we would not be having libel law. Regardless, Conway (2020) is of the opinion that deep inside, people do not like being barred from expressing their deepest feelings. To a large extent, when feelings become entrenched, their ……



Conway, L.C. (2020). How a cultural revolt against “political correctness” helped launch Trump into the presidency. Retrieved from https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2018/02/28/how-a-cultural-revolt-against-political-correctness-helped-launch-trump-into-the-presidency/

Hart, R.P. (2020). Trump and Us: What He Says and Why People Listen. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Morini, M. (2020). Lessons from Trumps Political Communication: How to Dominate the Media Environment. Belmont, CA: Springer Nature.

Marron, M.B. (2019). Misogyny and Media in the Age of Trump. New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield.

Mooney, A. & Evans, B. (2015). Language, Society and Power. New York, NY: Routledge.

NPR (2016). \\\\\\'Politically Correct\\\\\\': The Phrase Has Gone From Wisdom To Weapon. Retrieved from  https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2016/12/14/505324427/politically-correct-the-phrase-has-gone-from-wisdom-to-weapo n

Travers, M. (2019). In New Research, Psychologists Explore The Upside Of Political Incorrectness. Retrieved from  https://www.forbes.com/sites/traversmark/2019/10/09/in-new-research-psychologists-explore-the-upside-of-political-incorrectness/#7935b4c252af 


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Pages: 5 (1482 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:question answer Document #:99253146

… or denying conflicting thoughts/data that contradicts an already adopted/existing belief system (Northrup, 2018).
Question 3
A. Why did the $20 group change their opinion less than the $1 group?
The $20 group changed their opinion less than the $1 group because the theory of cognitive dissonance is valid. According to Festinger and Carlsmith (1959), the theory of cognitive … valid. According to Festinger and Carlsmith (1959), the theory of cognitive dissonance suggests when a reward system is attached to a change in opinion or attitude, a higher reward results in less change in attitude than lesser rewards. This is due to the internalization of interest (or … good substitute for reducing the expected level of dissonance that would have been recorded otherwise.
B. Supposed the $20 group did change their opinions more than the $1 group, which theory would that have supported?
Assuming the $20 group had a greater……



Cherry, K. (2020). The Incentive Theory of Motivation. Retrieved from:  https://www.verywellmind.com/the-incentive-theory-of-motivation-2795382 

Festinger, L., & Carlsmith, J. M. (1959). Thoughts out of tune. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 58, 203-210.

Izuma, K., & Murayama, K. (2019). The neural basis of cognitive dissonance. In E. Harmon-Jones (Ed.), Cognitive dissonance: Reexamining a pivotal theory in psychology (p. 227–245). American Psychological Association.  https://doi.org/10.1037/0000135-011 

Legg, T. (2019). Cognitive dissonance: What to know. Retrieved from:  https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326738#overview 

McLeod, S. (2018). Cognitive dissonance. Retrieved from  https://www.simplypsychology.org/cognitive-dissonance.html 

Northrup, C. (2018). 4 ways to reduce cognitive dissonance. Retrieved from:  https://www.drnorthrup.com/4-ways-to-reduce-cognitive-dissonance/ 

Silverman, K., Jarvis, B. P., Jessel, J., & Lopez, A. A. (2016). Incentives and motivation. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 2(2), 97–100. DOI:10.1037/tps0000073 Retrieved from:  https://sci-hub.tw/10.1037/tps0000073 

Van Kampen, H. S. (2019). The principle of consistency and the cause and function of behaviour. Behavioural processes, 159, 42-54. Retrieved from:  https://scihub.tw/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2018.12.013


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Enhancing Communication Migration From 4G To 5G

Pages: 6 (1692 words) Document Type:Essay Document #:96575438

… the dissertation are;
i. To determine the specific aspects of 5G over 4G that could contribute to communication enhancement
ii. To establish expert opinions on the constrains that face migration from 4G to 5G
iii. To determine field experience with the migration to and use of 5G
… face migration from 4G to 5G
iii. To determine field experience with the migration to and use of 5G
iv. To determine expert opinions on potential solutions to the challenges facing 4G and possible improvements to enhance the effectiveness of 5G
Review of the current status
Communication ……



Alkhazaali, N.H., 2017. Mobile Communication through 5G Technology (Challenges and Requirements). International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, 10(05), p.202.

Gandotra, P., and Jha, R.K., 2016. Device-to-device communication in cellular networks: A survey. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 71, pp.99-117.

Penttinen, Jyrki T. J., et al. 2019. "Deployment," in 5G Explained: Security and Deployment of Advanced Mobile Communications, Wiley, pp.271-291

Shen, Xuemin. "Device-to-device communication in 5G cellular networks." IEEE Network 29, no. 2 (2015): 2-3.

Tehrani, M.N., Uysal, M., and Yanikomeroglu, H., 2014. Device-to-device communication in 5G cellular networks: challenges, solutions, and future directions. IEEE Communications Magazine, 52(5), pp.86-92.

Zhang, A., and Lin, X., 2017. Security-aware and privacy-preserving D2D communications in 5G. IEEE Network, 31(4), pp.70-77.


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How Media Coverage Of Operation Desert Storm Was Influenced By The

Pages: 11 (3336 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:Essay Document #:61111774

… to comply while the former provide the economic means by which wars are waged through their tax contributions. To the extent that public opinion fails to support the U.S. government’s military actions will therefore likely be the extent to which such actions are jeopardized and their outcomes … project, though, opened my eyes to some of the criticisms that were directed at this intervention and how the U.S. government manipulated public opinion before and after the war was over. While I still do not feel like a pawn in the larger scheme of things, the ……



Curtis, J. (2015, November). Reflecting on strategic results of Operation Desert Storm. Army, 65(11), 24-27.

Khan, H. (2011, July 1). An unbiased estimate of present American competitiveness from deontological and teleological perspectives of utilitarianism. Competition Forum, 9(2), 348-352.

Klotzer, C. L. (2002, October). A lesson for Americans: Desert Storm operation reports were full of lies and distortions. St. Louis Journalism Review, 32(250), 34-39.

Lindsey, J. M. & Smith, C. (2003, Summer). Rally 'round the flag: Opinion in the United States before and after the Iraq War. Brookings Review, 21(3), 20-24.

Operation Desert Storm. (2020). U.S. History. Retrieved from  https://www.ushistory.org/  us/60a.asp.

Stilwell, B. (2015, September 12). 21 facts about the first Gulf War. Military.com. Retrieved from  https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2015/09/21-facts-about-the-first-gulf-war .

Taylor, A. (2016, January 14). Operation Desert Storm: 25 years since the first Gulf War. The Atlantic. Retrieved from  https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2016/01/operation-desert-storm-25-years-since-the-first-gulf-war/424191/ .

Tilford, K. H., Jr. (1993, Summer). Review: The meaning of victory in Operation Desert Storm: A review essay. Political Science Quarterly, 108(2), 327-331.


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Evolving Public Interpretation Of Gentrification

Pages: 15 (4506 words) Sources: 25 Document Type:Term Paper Document #:63686489

… how to define it or whether it is boon or curse for cities. Due in large part to this lack of definitional clarity, opinions about gentrification in the past have been largely shaped by the negative connotations and effects of gentrification that have been highlighted by the ……



Anderson, Elijah. 1990. Streetwise. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press.

Betancur, John J. “Gentrification in Latin America: Overview and Critical Analysis.” Urban Studies Research 37-41.

Berrey, Ellen C. 2005. Divided over diversity. City & Community 4 (2): 143-70

Black’s Law Dictionary. 1990. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.

Bostic, Raphael W., and Richard W. Martin. 2003. Black home-owners as a gentrifying force? Urban Studies 40 (12): 2427-49.

Brown-Saracino, Japonica. 2004. Social preservationists and the quest for authentic community. City & Community 3 (2): 135-56.

Brummet, Quentin, and Davin Reed. “The Effects of Gentrification on the Well-Being and Opportunity of Original Resident Adults and Children.” Working Paper (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia), 2019.

Capps, Kriston. “The Hidden Winners in Neighborhood Gentrification.” CityLab, July 22, 2019.


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The Extent To Which Group Policy Evaluation Vs Individual Evaluation

Pages: 3 (999 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Essay Document #:33568686

… be undermined by the inputs of powerful groups, and so as Schaufele et…[break]…trusted based on their authority in the field, their voices and opinions can be used to move a group to accept the conclusion of the expert. Statistics are used in quantitative research and are typically ……



Briggs, S., & Helms, L. B. (2015). The practice of American public policymaking. New York: Routlege Taylor & Francis Group.

Reich, R. (Harvard Book Store, Producer). (2010). Robert B. Reich: The next economy and Americla's future. Frontline: Inside the Meltdown Series. [Video] Retrieved from [ https://forum-network.org/lectures/robert-b-reich-the-next-economy-and-america-s-future/ ]

Schaufele, B., McMillian, M. L., Boxall, P. C., Adamowicz, W. L., & Rivera, C. S. (2010). Measuring social preferences in groups versus as individuals: Income inequality aversion using the leaky bucket method. Journal of Applied Economics and Policy, 29(1), 1-1


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Major Issues Facing The European Union

Pages: 9 (2744 words) Sources: 7 Document Type:Essay Document #:70288459

… immigrants from the Middle East as a threat, and approximately two-thirds of the public in Greece, Hungary and Italy feel the same way. Opinion was divided in the UK and yet the majority of the public was able to leverage their views to get Brexit accomplished. The … it takes to get their borders shut.
The Open Borders Policy
Indeed, one of the worst policies to have come along in the opinion of EU member nations has been the open borders policy, which allows an EU citizen or guest to freely travel from one member ……



Amadeo, K. (2019). Eurozone debt crisis. Retrieved from  https://www.thebalance.com/eurozone-debt-crisis-causes-cures-and-consequences-3305524 

BBC. (2020). Brexit. Retrieved from  https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-32810887 

Chadwick, L. (2020). Recession could tip EU. Retrieved from https://www.euronews.com/2020/02/27/could-covid-19-coronavirus-trigger-a-european-economic-recession

Grose, T. (2020). Coronavirus tests Europe’s open borders. Retrieved from https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2020-03-02/europes-open-border-agreement-may-become-casualty-to-coronavirus

Herszenhorn, D. (2019). Europe’s NATO problem. Retrieved from  https://www.politico.eu/article/europe-nato-problem-defense-procurement-training-research/ 

Pew Research Center. (2016). European opinions of the refugee crisis. Retrieved from  https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/09/16/european-opinions-of-the-refugee-crisis-in-5-charts/ 

Wirtz, B. (2019). The Beginning Of The End Of Open Borders In Europe. Retrieved from  https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-beginning-of-the-end-of-open-borders-in-europe/ 


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Gun Control Act Of 1968

Pages: 7 (2011 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:16217740

… the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. As a matter of fact, while those in support of stricter laws are of the opinion that the framers of the Constitution had militias in mind in as far as the Second Amendment is concerned, there are those who … (2010) (Johnson, Kopel, and Mocsary, 2017). On the other hand, proponents of stricter gun control laws often cite the U.S. Supreme Court majority opinion in District of Columbia et al. v. Heller (2008) in an attempt to advance their position that unlimited rights to gun ownership have … ruling, Justice Antonin Scalia pointed out that:
Like most rights, the right secured by the Second Amendment is not unlimited… nothing in our opinion should be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill, or laws forbidding ……



Ausman, J.I. & Faria, M.A. (2019). Is Gun Control Really About People Control? Surgical Neurology International, 10(6), 195-204.

Bouton, L., Conconi, P., Pino, F. & Zanardi, M. (2014). Guns and Votes. Retrieved from  https://www.nber.org/papers/w20253 

Cole, G.F., Smith, C.E. & DeJong, C. (2016). Criminal Justice in America (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

Gramlich, J. & Schaeffer, K. (2019). 7 facts about guns in the U.S. Retrieved from  https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/10/22/facts-about-guns-in-united-states/ 

Hayes, V. (2016). Gun Control in the United States. Journal of Political Sciences & Public Affairs, 4(2), 33-39.

Johnson, N.J., Kopel, D.B. & Mocsary, G.A. (2017). Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy. New York, NY: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business.

Joslyn, M., Haider-Markel, D., Baggs, M. & Bilbo, A. (2017). Emerging Political Identities? Gun Ownership and Voting in Presidential Elections. Social Science Quarterly, 98(2), 382-396.

Webster, D.W. & Wintemute, G.J. (2015). Effects of Policies Designed to Keep Firearms from High-Risk Individuals. Annual Review of Public Health, 36, 21-37.

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