Despite the fact that computers help us, they make us dependent. Apparently, people spend more time behind monitors than ever before. And some of them feel a need for more time to be spent with people in live contact. In addition, a breakdown of one of the important modules of a specific computer can entail serious consequences. to mention the computer problem that occurred in the end of 1990s, a problem related to the coming year 2000 (Y2K) and catastrophes that were predicted. Fortunately imminent disasters did not happen. However, it is difficult to imagine what could if all the predictions came true.
For a long time, longer than anyone in the newspaper business has been alive in fact, print journalism has been intertwined with these economics. The expense of printing created an environment where Wal-Mart was willing to subsidize the Baghdad bureau. This wasn’t because of any deep link between advertising and reporting, nor was it about any real desire on the part of Wal-Mart to have their marketing budget go to international correspondents. It was just an accident. Advertisers had little choice other than to have their money used that way, since they didn’t really have any other vehicle for display ads.
A tension lies at the heart of the national parks idea. On the one hand, the parks exist to preserve nature, protecting it from development or destruction by humans. On the other hand, the parks also exist to be available to everyone. Opening National Parks to all Americans is part of the democratic ideal of equality – in this case equal access to natural beauty. This lesson focuses on that tension: how to preserve nature and at the same time make the parks available to all Americans who want to visit them. Grounding their work in historical examples, students participate in a deliberation activity to solve the problem of overcrowding at the national parks.