Alternative Essays

Two Complementary Therapies

Acupuncture – this technique is also considered to be a complimentary therapy. Acupuncture is a type of an ancient Chinese medicine that has been practiced for thousands of years by the Chinese. This technique is basically where you inject refined needles that have been sterile into the patient’s body. Practitioners use this method to master a bunch of both medical and health conditions like depression, arthritis and tendonitis and much more. It is commonly used to treat conditions that have…

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Principle of Teaching

Maintaining an environment for first-class higher education Nine educational principles underpin the University of Melbourne’s teaching and learning objectives. These principles represent the shared view within the University of the processes and conditions that contribute to first-class higher education. The nine principles were first adopted by the University’s Academic Board in 2002. This renewed edition of the document reflects the bold changes the University has undergone since then with the implementation of the Melbourne Model. Many elements of the nine…

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Alternative Perspective

Wisdom, they say, lays in moderation. Surely, one does not need to engage in an otherwise rigorous philosophical inquiry so as to sufficiently demonstrate its full implication. One only has to look at oneself; i. e. , one’s own existence to appreciate what this oft-quoted infamous passage means. For human life, all things considered, is itself a glaring testimony of our natural inclination towards a kind of stability marked by balance, if not by moderation. There are times when one’s…

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Native American

The series We Shall Remain chronicles the arrival of the Pilgrims in America, the lives of the Native Americans already living there, and how the meeting of the two peoples affected each society. It shows the historical events surrounding the landing at Plymouth Rock, as well as what occurred prior to and after the Pilgrims began colonizing North America, from the perspectives of both groups of people. I enjoyed the fact that the historical account was given a relatable tone…

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Global Energy Crisis

Man is dependent on energy, which has been the key to his rapid industrial growth and technological development. The pace of development after industrial revolution is unprecedented. Just 200 years ago, the world experienced energy revolution that launched the industrial age. The catalyst to this epochal change was ordinary black coal – an energy rich hydrocarbon. A century later, oil and gas were added to satiate the thirst of industry. Man still relies mainly on these fossil fuels. Nevertheless many…

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