5EmilyL replied to 5Aubrey's discussion Can Money Buy Happiness?
"I feel like money can definitely buy happiness. There are so many people that struggle with paying the bills, rent, etc. Having more money to use to pay for those things can take away so much stress. I feel like you also have to learn how to find…"
Tuesday
5EmilyL replied to 2Jadyn's discussion Could Jack and Rose both have fit on the door?
"I feel like Jack could have fit on the door. I like where you brought up the door slipping a bit, I feel like Jack and Rose could have done a little maneuvering and both gotten on eventually. Or if that didn't work, he could have also gotten onto a…"
Tuesday
5EmilyL replied to 7karrisa's discussion Human Trafficking
"I believe that there are many ways the government can take action to prevent human trafficking. I think it is awful that so many people go through it. Looking at the US there is a lot, just think worldwide. Some humans are just disgusting.  
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Tuesday
5EmilyL replied to 5Lexy's discussion White-Collar Jobs Or Blue-Collar Jobs?
"Personally, my dream is to be a clinical psychologist in San Diego, California. I am definitely more of a white-collar job kind of girl. I believe both jobs are equally as important, it is just up to the person to decide what they want to do. "
Tuesday
5EmilyL replied to 2Dixi's discussion Was This Arrest A Set-Up?
"I think the police were definitely overreacting. She was protesting PEACEFULLY, she was not disturbing anyone's peace. I don't understand why they arrested her. I believe that climate change is a very real situation that needs to be dealt with ASAP.…"
Tuesday
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion Biden Signs Bill to Protect Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage Rights
"I personally believe that we shouldn't make any laws based on the bible. The whole point of the US even becoming what it was, are the colonists leaving for religious freedom. A politician denying a bill just because of their religious benefits would…"
Jan 19
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion Biden Signs Bill to Protect Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage Rights
"Well first off Micthell, gay people and trans people are two different groups. Gay trans people can be affected by this bill, but honestly, anyone's sexual orientation is not any of your business. Gay people just want to love who they want. "
Jan 19
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion Biden Signs Bill to Protect Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage Rights
"I agree with the interracial part, but not the gay marriage part. The US government is a democracy and shouldn't make any laws based on anything in the Bible, Torah, Quran, etc. Gay people just want to love who they love. "
Jan 19
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion Biden Signs Bill to Protect Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage Rights
"Exactly. People just need to let others love who they want. Gay people are not new, they just haven't been documented in history. I don't get why people can't just mind their own business and let people love who they love. "
Jan 19
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion Biden Signs Bill to Protect Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage Rights
"I completely agree. They are just trying to love who they love, and that is nobody's business. They aren't doing anything bad, they are just loving each other. It is not a big deal at all. "
Jan 19
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion Biden Signs Bill to Protect Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage Rights
"I agree 100%. There is nothing wrong with interracial or gay marriage. They aren't trying to do anything wrong, they just want to be able to love and unify with the person they love. Not anyone's business at all. "
Jan 19
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion Biden Signs Bill to Protect Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage Rights
"Thank you for sharing your opinion, but I disagree. One of the main points of colonists leaving Great Britain was religious beliefs being pushed onto others. They left and created a country where our government is not run by any certain religion and…"
Jan 19
5EmilyL posted a discussion
I think we can all agree that Biden has not been the best president in our country's history, but there are good things that he has done. Biden recently signed a bill called the "Respect for Marriage Act," to ensure that LGBTQ+ couples are…
Jan 17
5EmilyL replied to 7Gianna's discussion Should Women have to wear Hijabs?
"Exactly. These men are using Islam as a weapon against women. It is honestly disgusting. Let people practice how they want as the Quaran says. "
Jan 11
5EmilyL replied to 7Gianna's discussion Should Women have to wear Hijabs?
"Islam is not the issue, it's the people RUNNING the Islamic countries. The Muslim religion does not force women to wear the hijab, it is the men in power forcing these women to dress how they interpret the Quaran. Many people think Islam is bad,…"
Jan 10
5EmilyL replied to 5John's discussion Can you be Successful Without a College Degree
"I feel like for certain job areas it is important to get higher education, but if you don't want it, you really don't need it. There are so many people who are billionaires, or just successful in general who haven't gone to college. You don't need a…"
Jan 10
5EmilyL replied to 3Jaylee's discussion Should you be able to play sports if you have failing grades?
"I feel like extracurricular activities are important, but not important enough to go to when you are failing a class. Our main job at this age is to be students and pass our classes so we can go on to the next grade. I feel like school is important,…"
Jan 10
5EmilyL replied to 6Emercyn's discussion How long should the passing periods be?
"I feel like with how small our school is and how lenient most teachers are, we are fine with staying at 3 minutes. But, if we were a much larger school, like LC or AL in Council Bluffs, it would be a whole other story. As I said, most teachers will…"
Jan 10
5EmilyL replied to 5/8Logan's discussion Should All Teachers Be Required To Offer Extra Credit Opportunities?
"I feel like extra credit opportunities should be provided. I feel like students would take advantage of it more than teachers think. I feel like a lot of teachers think that students wouldn't do the extra work, but in all actuality, many students…"
Jan 10
5EmilyL updated their profile
Jan 4
5EmilyL replied to 2Peyton's discussion Brittney Griner
"I feel like Paul Whelan will not be let go easily. Russia suspects him to be a "spy" and they don't want him telling anyone any potential secrets he could have heard. I think that Griner was easier to bring home, as I already said, Whelan, is a…"
Dec 13, 2022
5EmilyL replied to Abram 7th's discussion Christmas Trees, Artifical or Real?
"I personally like artificial trees better, especially if they are not prelit. You can customize it however you want every year and they are way easier to take care of. It can be a doozy storing them, but when you have a lot of storage place it…"
Dec 13, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 3Natalie's discussion Paper Straws/Plastic straws which is bettter?
"Paper straws are a better alternative, but they aren't supper reasonable. As you said, they get soggy quickly. I feel like reusable straws are better, and you use them way longer than plastic or paper. They can be reused for years and still work…"
Dec 13, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 7Austin Spray's discussion Should the U.S Government regulate prescription drug prices
"I think they should put a limit. The pharmaceutical business is a monopoly. I don't mean pharmacies, I mean prescription drug distributors. They make medicine extremely difficult to pay for, especially for people without health insurance.…"
Dec 13, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 2 Isaac's discussion Is Daylight Saving Time Good?
"Personally, I don't think daylight savings is needed. I think staying the same all year around would be beneficial for people. Some forget to change their clocks and are late for an event. I feel it is more destructive them helpful. "
Dec 13, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5Mason Schaben's discussion CFP Expanding Into 12 Teams
"I don't really watch college football, but I have heard a lot of fans in favor of the 12 teams. I think that there are definitely benefits to the 12-team playoff and it can give teams more of a chance to make it to the championships. "
Dec 5, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 8Cheyenne's discussion Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?
"I think that women should be able to fight in combat roles, especially if they are fit to do so. If you are capable in  fighting for our country and you want to, gender shouldn't play a part in anything. "
Dec 5, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 3 Weston Reisz's discussion Is The Meat-Packing Industry a Hidden Monopoly?
"My dad has been in the meat-packing business for over 30 years, he is now a supervisor, and I see just how much work goes into the business. I'm not saying that cattle ranchers shouldn't get more money, but there is a lot more that goes into it than…"
Dec 5, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5Reese's discussion Kanye West Controversy
"I personally think that he is out of his mind. He doesn't feel bad about making anti-Semitic comments and has openly threatened Jewish people. It is honestly disgusting what he is saying, especially his comments about the Holocaust. That was a very…"
Dec 5, 2022
5EmilyL replied to Kayden Erwin3's discussion Legalization of marijuana
"I personally believe that edibles and treats with marijuana in them should be legal, but I feel like smoking pot isn't good. As you said, smoking pot is just like smoking a cigarette or vaping, and neither of those is good for your lungs. Treats…"
Dec 5, 2022
5EmilyL updated their profile photo
Dec 1, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I don't want the world to be underpopulated of course. But I don't want it to be overpopulated. There is research showing the catastrophic damage already being done to our planet, all by humans.  Imagine the damage with billions more. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I don't think that currently there is an issue. But when we get into higher numbers like 11 or 12 billion, that is when we need to be treading lightly. That many people can cause major climate damage. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I feel like the diseases will also be huge. Look at COVID, it spread like wildfire. Imagine adding 2 billion more people to that equation. That is just more people spreading deadly diseases to others. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I understand where you are coming from, but there is also only so much we can adapt too. We can't just make more land for people to live on or create more farmland to grow crops on. Expecting to adapt to those things is unreasonable. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I agree, the population growing will just make the problems we have worse, I don't think it is safe either, especially for future generations. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I agree, there is definitely pros, but I also feel that they cons outweigh the pros. That isn't a good thing at all. I think we need to start saving and conserving resources now. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I agree, I feel like food shortages are just going to get worse as the population increases. There is only so much farmers can produce at a time, they can't just grow and grow. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I completely agree, we need to fix problems before we can start adding more humans to the picture. Homelessness, starvation, clean water, and even basic needs are huge problems in today's society. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"Yes, I feel like climate change is the biggest issue of the increasing population. Landfills are out of control, temperatures are rising, animals are going extinct, and the land isn't getting any bigger. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I agree! I feel like the increasing population will just keep putting more pressure on farmers. There is only so much land to grow crops on. Also, cities will need to start expanding, taking up more valuable farmland. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I agree, there are definitely benefits, but I also feel like the disadvantages overrule the advantages. "
Nov 30, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"Exactly, more people are lazy, not hard-working. I think that there are more cons than pros. I feel an increase in population is the last thing this planet needs. "
Nov 29, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I agree, I also think we have enough people. I think it is important to look at how our climate is right now and understand how more people will affect it. "
Nov 29, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I understand your point of view, but it is also important to understand the negative affects this can cause on our environment, ecosystems, water, resources, etc. "
Nov 29, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I agree, I think that society needs to change in many ways. We all need to start using resources wisely and do things to help fight climate change. Many countries use electric trains, bikes, and so many other gasless vehicles. Those types of…"
Nov 29, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I agree, world hunger is already a big issue, but with the population growing it will become even worse. it is hard to feed the amount of people we have now, imagine in 20 years when it is up to 9 or even 10 billion people. "
Nov 29, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I agree climate change is a big problem we need to worry about. Climate change is already hurting our planet, but imagine how much worse it will get as the population gets higher and higher. "
Nov 29, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"I agree, I have heard from many people outside of the US that American portions are way bigger and that we use way more than needed. I think that US citizens should have to start cutting back to help others have more. "
Nov 29, 2022
5EmilyL replied to 5EmilyL's discussion 8 Billion People, is it good or bad?
"Exactly, it's not like the Earth is growing along with the population. The Earth has only so much land and there is only so much space we can take up until it affects farming and other essential places. "
Nov 29, 2022
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