There is nothing that we as individuals can do to prevent climate change
2011-02-10 @ 20:36:45
Current world situation is that climate is going to change year after year and decade after decade. And it is not change to better. It leads to global warming, air pollution and ozone hole, and that’s not all, but just some examples.

Preliminary question should be if the predication in the title of that composition is true. Answer is it is not. Individual for sure can prevent climate change. We can for example segregate rubbish, using alternative sources of energy, give things we don’t need to recycling, save water, save energy, save paper, and do many other little things. Actually we are just supposed not to pollute. So we not only can do something to prevent unwanted climate changes, but we can prevent it even by don’t do particular thing, so on, even by do nothing we do something!

Somebody would say so what if we behave ecological, while three other people don’t – equation is still negative anyway. Well, firstly the more responsible people, the better. Secondly of course we as society still need an education in that matter – it’s never enough. And finally individual’s deeds are appreciated, but real power and possibilities in that matter belongs to political decisions, both internal and international, example reduce emissions. The most important international bodies in that area are UN’s IPCC, WMO and UNEP.

In conclusion, it’s impossible to change world in a single, making pressure to powerful persons isn’t also easy, need much effort, a lot of time and really strong will, so not everybody can afford to do it indeed. Instead everyone of us can change world to better inch by inch, foot by foot and step by step. Moreover – it doesn’t really need an effort at all.
A Death Penalty, My Humble Opinion
2011-02-06 @ 21:21:44
It is not easy to straightly say whether a death penalty is justified punishment and it is even harder to judge if it is allowed to particular human to decide about life and death as a question of morality or ethic.

The first thing needed to mention in the beginning is that there are strong arguments on both sides – people who stands for and against possibility of using capital punishment by legal system. And what is a bit paradoxical population usually supports the death penalty, it means the majority of them, but in most developed countries this punishment isn’t allowed at all, for instance in all Europe only Belarus still allows to reach criminals death sentence (and that is one of reasons why Belarus is the last European country out of The Council of Europe).

Another interesting thing is that death penalty is very spectacular and catchy matter, but actually executions are rarely done, so it’s not entire truth, that criminals are too expensive for society because of lack of death penalty. For example currently in Poland maintaining a prisoner cost approx 1000 zl (including electricity, guardians salaries etc.), but after the end of the communism to 1998 there were no death penalty sentenced at all (the last Polish execution was in 1987).

Besides surveys show that people don’t want let to live people who commit some horrible crimes, like murder or/and rape especially, and when there is some TV reportage about such criminals and viewers are encouraged to voting if they support death penalty (e.g. by SMS) the result is easy to predict. But what the surveys will be if there were some reportage about completely innocent man, who has been wrongly accused, and then executed – then maybe proportions could be opposite?

Basic ethical problem connected with death penalty is if deciding about death of other human isn’t too strong interference. For people who aren’t atheist there is some God’s order, and if legal, state court and the judge has power to judge people, the question is whether it/he has also too much power to let somebody live or not.

I think that the best material saying about the death penalty is Krzysztof Kieslowski’s “A Short Film About Killing” in which the director (and co-writer in the same time) is trying to induce to discuss about this problem, and also to think about this on every viewer’s own. He doesn’t opt on either side, but give three different perspectives – of the murderer, of the victim and of the young barrister, who just get his application and first time is faced in reality with sth that knew only from books and theory.

There is also a question whether the crime that young man committed is only his own fault, whether the unfriendly world which has around him didn’t participate in that crime in some way? Another question is whether human can be used as a tool to scare other, potential criminals (and whether it is effective anyway)?

Personally I can’t say what I’m actually think about death penalty. I mean, I think, that I agree with current legal system in my country, where the highest punishment is a life sentence, and I don’t want to change it. However on the other hand I don’t think if I could say it without any hesitate. That’s too difficult, because personally I didn’t deal with this, I mean nobody who I know has never commit such serious offence and nobody who I know has never been a victim of such crime and has never been touched by that in any way.
By accident
2011-01-13 @ 23:05:47
Hello everyone. I have to say that I found this 'e-ang' site by an accident, couse I've just preparing myself to a recruiting exam, which I'll get on Saturday morning.

Anyway I have also to say, that I'm delighted of 'e-ang', which is so easy and uncomplicated and on the other hand practise and friendly! I filled in several of song lyrics and I'm fall in love in that :)

I think I'll logg often, no matter if I pass my exam or not. My level of using language I would describe as intermediate or upper-intermiediate.

Any corrections and comment are very appreciated :)
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