Which of the following best describes a realtor’s behavior when it comes to selling your home and his/her home? A.A realtor will hold onto your house longer than he/she will hold onto their own house B.There is no distinctive difference between how long a realtor will hold onto her house and how long she will hold onto your house. C.A realtor will hold onto his house longer than he will hold onto your house D.This is a trick question as there is no data or research done on this topic.
Which of the following best describes a realtor’s behavior when it comes to selling your home and his/her home? C.A realtor will hold onto his house longer than he will hold onto your house
Which of the following is the better predictor of a child’s academic performance in school? A.The child’s mom didn’t work between birth and kindergarten B.The child has many books in his home C.The child frequently watches television D.The child’s parents read to him every day.
Which of the following is the better predictor of a child’s academic performance in school? B.The child has many books in his home
Which of the following presents the most danger to a child? A.Playing at a friend’s house where there is a gun B.Playing at a friend’s home where the parents cheer for the Minnesota Vikings C.Playing at a friend’s home where there is a swimming pool D.Riding in a friend’s automobile without a child safety seat (assuming that your child is the age where they wear safety seats)
Which of the following presents the most danger to a child? C.Playing at a friend’s home where there is a swimming pool
Which of the following pairs best explains why crime has decreased over the last 20 years? A.Innovative policing strategies and an aging population B.Tougher legislation and changes in drug markets C.A strong economy and increased use of capital punishment D.Increased number of police and the fact that millions of children were never born because of abortion
Which of the following pairs best explains why crime has decreased over the last 20 years? D.Increased number of police and the fact that millions or children were never born because of abortion
The Argument 1974-1989 violent crime rises in the United States 1989- violent crime at about its peak Early 1990s- violent crime rates drop, surprising experts and government leaders
Possible Explanations Innovative policing strategies Increased reliance on prisons Changes in cocaine and other drug markets Aging of the population Increased gun control laws A strong economy Increases in the number of police Other
Real Explanations Innovative policing strategies Increased reliance on prisons Changes in cocaine and other drug markets Aging of the population Increased gun control laws A strong economy Increases in the number of police Other
A Hidden Explanation? 1900- abortion illegal in the United States 1960s- several states allow abortion in extreme circumstances 1970- abortion legal in New York, California, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii. 1973- abortion legal for the entire United States. 1974- some 750,000 women have abortions in the United States 1980- 1.6 million abortions, or 1 abortion for every 2.25 live births.
The (Highly Controversial) Deductive Proof ‘Unwantedness’ leads to higher crime Legalized abortion leads to less unwantedness Legalized abortion leads to less crime
Psalm 139:13 You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Psalm 106:34-38 34 Israel failed to destroy the nations in the land, as the L ORD had commanded them. 35 Instead, they mingled among the pagans and adopted their evil customs. 36 They worshiped their idols, which led to their downfall. 37 They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons. 38 They shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters. By sacrificing them to the idols of Canaan, they polluted the land with murder.
Amos 1:13 13 This is what the L ORD says: “The people of Ammon have sinned again and again, and I will not let them go unpunished! When they attacked Gilead to extend their borders, they ripped open pregnant women with their swords.
James 1:27 Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. Psalm 10:17-18 You hear, O LORD, the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry, 18 defending the fatherless and the oppressed, in order that man, who is of the earth, may terrify no more. Psalm 82:3 “Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.
Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do good. Seek justice. Help the oppressed. Defend the cause of orphans. Fight for the rights of widows. Jeremiah 7:5-6 But I will be merciful only if you stop your evil thoughts and deeds and start treating each other with justice; 6 only if you stop exploiting foreigners, orphans, and widows; only if you stop your murdering; and only if you stop harming yourselves by worshiping idols.