Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, introduced an idea that sounded good, but when brought to life, it was truly a lot worse than any pros that came with it . The issue in the book quickly went out of control causing lots of problems and hurt to the characters. Shelley’s warning has now caught up to us and Vapes and/or Electronic Cigarettes are the Frankensteins shelly was teaching us about. Vapes have a juice that contains vegetable glycerin, and propylene glycol, two ingredients commonly used in food products and in fogging machines. It also contains a flavor product and nicotine. This is all mixed together and fired from a battery that creates an electric circuit to a coil which in return heats the juice. It might seem to some that smoking an e-cig …show more content…
This causes a big dilemma because when exposed to a developing brain nicotine “ may impair brain development and predispose teenagers to addiction to other drugs”(Ross). The brain isn’t fully developed until around age 25. The decision to smoke anything, even vapes, can have severe hindrance to the development of the brain. Your teenage years are critical to your brain development and making the what seems like a small decision to vape, will wreck your whole future. After making the decision to use a vape during my sophomore year in high school, I feel the effects of it on my body. I struggle daily with foggy vision, a forgetful memory, and coughing. Vapes also serve as an “introductory product for youth who then go on to use other tobacco products” they are easy to use while driving and the good scent left allows teenagers to smoke like a chimney without thinking twice (National Institute). This is dangerous because minors will start something just because it tastes good or because it's cool and they will be stuck with a lifelong addiction that many warn you not to develop. These are all dangerous mixtures because going into the workforce with a foggy brain and an addiction that is nearly impossible will set you up for failure and a hard path of
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With many states legalizing recreational marijuana, it can seem like kids smoking weed is a non-issue. In reality, marijuana serves as a gateway drug to more addictive, more harmful substances. In addition, kids smoking weed can lead to problems with the way that their brain develops. The human mind does not stop forming until the mid-20s, so early marijuana use can inhibit the mind 's ability to function. Why Kids Smoking Weed Is a Problem
Vaping is purportedly one of the best alternatives to cigarette smoking. A good number of former cigarette smokers have made the switch, flocking to shops like MistHub to try out various kits. But, not a lot of vapers have it easy on the first try. As soon as they start puffing on their new gizmos, they cough. It’s quite unfortunate that several people choose to leave vaping altogether just because of that incident.
Many people choose to vape underage even though there are many professionals, books, and commercials saying how its bad for you, even if your not underage. Another example from the text states, “Colored people don’t like Little Black Sambo. Burn it. White people don’t feel good about Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Burn it…” (57).
Mosts if not all e-cigarettes work the same way. On the inside theres a heatng lemnet, battery and a cartirdge which holds nicotineas and other liiquids that provide flavoring. By providing the user with nictine, it elimnates cigareette smoke and provide the user with vapor instead. Back April of this year, Maine lawmakers proclaimed that they were considering htee possiblily of including e-cigarretes to the state's no smaking law for bars, parks, estuarants and other publicareas. This occuresed as a result of the bill (LD 1108) that Rep. Jeff McCabe, introduced back in march of this year.
All over America, teens in high school and even middle school can be found vaping. Teens are far more likely to vape as they feel pressure to fit in and be cool. Therefore, teen vaping is a problem because it can lead to future health problems, the e-cigarette industry is not fully regulated, and it can lead to nicotine addiction. Vaping as an adolescent can lead to health issues in the future. E-cigarette liquid still contains the chemical nicotine.
THERE ARE MANY ALTERNATIVES TO CHOOSE FROM There are currently about 500 different brands of electronic cigarettes offered in over 7,000 flavors. These different brands offer flavors that often involve mixtures of nicotine, carcinogens, and other toxins, just like the traditional cigarette. So, can that really mean that vaporized tobacco is that much better for your health than actual cigarettes? According to the recent reports, the answer is likely a negative one. A lot of research has recently been done to see the effects of these electronic cigarettes.
With more people switching over to Vaping the environment has become cleaner. The smell of Cigarette butts can cause the air around to become Polluted with unhealthy and unsafe toxins for children of young ages. If a child where to breath in the toxins of tobacco it can cause major health problems because their body is not strong enough to fight off such strong toxins. Smoking is a main reason many smokers are obtaining lung cancer from being a smoker for multiple years(Conserve energy). Smoking has carcinogenic particles which is radiation that comes from the cigaret and promotes lung cancer.
Vapes are also made with nicotine which is highly addictive which makes teens more likely spending time doing that then doing there homework and studying for tests which tanks there grades. Because there friends could be like come on out and vape with us right after school for a while and they stay out until midnight when they get home they won't feel like doing homework or studying for that major test they might the next day they will just go to sleep. And because they are so tired will not be able to pay attention in class. Because the nicotine is so addictive it will become a mental addiction that is very hard to stop because they are just so used to doing it
The issue with vaping is the unknown health effects attached to this habit such as e-juice possibly containing chemicals on top of lethal nicotine. Currently, I am trying to lower my nicotine consumption and quit vaping all together. These actions are voluntary since I can control
The e-cigarette was first invented in 2003 in Beijing, China by a man named Hon Lik, he is a 52 year old pharmacist, inventor and smoker. He got the idea of the electronic cigarette after his father whom was a heavy smoker, past-away from lung cancer .An e-cigarette is an electronic smoking device that is a battery- powered vaporizer which has a similar feel to tobacco smoking. This type of cigarette does not contain tobacco but has nicotine which is addictive from tobacco plants. The electronic cigarette does not produce smoke like a normal cigarette but produce vapour.
“Do we evade the full consequences of our advances: denying the ugly while claiming the beautiful...ignoring the impoverishment while squandering the wealth”(Vargish)? Mary Shelley's, Frankenstein projects an underlying message that the rapid advancements of knowledge and science are truly monstrous. This tale illustrates a man’s dangerous, unbridled thirst for advancing science and researching a new field yet to be discovered; and questions advancements in technology, science, and the nature of humanity. Mary Shelley’s argument is more relevant today than it was during the gothic era. Our culture’s evident addiction to electronics and personal devices is taking away all forms of intuition and initiative.
I found that electronic cigarettes contains more chemicals than the normal cigarettes. I also found that these chemicals cause lung damage. Some other chemicals in the flavors in EC can be turned to addiction which is the same as the normal cigarettes which doesn’t make it any better. The EC started to affect people 's life and my friend was one of them. What happen encouraged me to start my research again and see what does EC contains to harm people 's
According to The Washington Post just in one year from 2013-2014, the numbers of school students using e-cigarettes is tripled and it’s gone up 800 percent since 2011.Contrary to that This is because it is often portrayed as harmless and it is being sold in such kid-friendly options as coca-cola, candy, strawberry and many other flavors. This has raised fears in society as it is been decade, we tried to combating and decreasing the numbers of smokers (Dennis). Also, a research found that teenagers who used this device are 3 times more likely to smoke regular cigarettes compared to those who had never use this device as a lot of parents are fine with their children using this device and they are not aware of the danger of it (Spencer). Moreover, there is more report that children drinking the e-cigarette juice and become horribly ill. For example a case in New York where a toddler died after ingesting liquid nicotine intended for use in an e-cigarette as many parents unaware of the safety risks to children from unsafe storage of e-liquid.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a cautionary tale of man's dangerous ambition when testing the boundaries of technology. It combines Shelley’s intuitive perception of science with the vast scientific discoveries of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, specifically the discovery of the nature of electricity. In Frankenstein, electricity serves as the technological tool which creates the monster, giving life to an assemblage of lifeless body parts. Medical experiments of the time demonstrated how a dead frog leg would jolted with the injection of electricity. This phenomenon served as a bridge between science (electricity) and nature( biology).
While walking down the sidewalk on a beautiful, sunny day, you walk in front of your favorite bakery which has it’s doors propped open and the gorgeous smells are trolling out of the sweet smelling bakery. You take a deep breathe in and all of a sudden are stopped mid-breathe by the scent of sour skittles. You look to your left and see a guy vaping, and the vapor coming from his device is eliminating the delicious scent of the bakery. Vaping has become a popular product on the market, but some of the effects it has on the body make it a worse choice than smoking. Those who vape are susceptible to bronchitis or severe cough, teary or dry eyes, and lung cancer.