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Advantages and Disadvantages of Federalism
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Federalism

All countries on Earth have different political experiences. They are a result of different political ideologies and governments. There have been democracies, monarchies, oligarchies, and dictatorships. These governments have also been fascist, communist, socialist, and liberal. One of these ideologies is federalism. Like any other system, it has its own advantages and disadvantages. So let us explore them. WHAT IS IT? Federalism is the mixed or compound mode of government, combining a general government with regional governments in a single political system. This general government is also known as the central or "federal" government. The regional government can be provincial, state, cantonal, territorial, or other sub-unit governments. Federalism can thus be defined as a form of govern...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Life Insurance
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Life Insurance

There are some things in life that humans have control over. They cannot stop certain events from happening. But, they can take some precautions to make sure these events don’t happen. Even then, if these events start to happen, there is nothing that can be done to stop them. In situations like these, the most obvious choice would be to minimize the damage. These events can also lead to huge financial losses, which is where insurance comes in. One type of insurance is life insurance. So here are its own advantages and disadvantages. WHAT IS INSURANCE? It can be termed as a form of risk management. Insurance is a contract that works as a means of protection from financial loss. It is represented by a policy, in which an individual or entity receives financial protection or reimbursement a...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud Computing
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

Technology has made several tasks easy for humans. It has allowed us to communicate more easily, travel more easily, learn more easily, and so on. Another task it has made easy for us is storage. It gave us cabinets and containers. Later on, it gave us electronic devices that could store data while taking up a negligible amount of space. Now, it has allowed us to store data while taking absolutely no space. The invention that has made this possible is cloud computing. It serves other purposes also. Even though it might sound magical, it has its own advantages as well as disadvantages. WHAT IS IT? As the name suggests, cloud computing refers to computing that does not take up any space. This means that companies do not own computing infrastructure or data centres. Instead, they rent these...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Nuclear Energy
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Nuclear Energy

Technology has created a need for constant energy and power. It has made us so used to living with devices that require energy constantly that it is impossible for us to live without them. However, it has also given us the sources for that power. Some of these sources have always been there, it just gave us the machinery required to harness energy from them. In other cases, it has created entirely new sources of energy. One of the sources of energy that have been created by technology is nuclear energy. No matter what the public perception around it is, one cannot ascertain how good or bad of an energy source it is without weighing its advantages and disadvantages. WHAT IS NUCLEAR ENERGY? People who are good at science or have some experience with it might be able to infer the basic idea...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Social Media
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Social Media

It would not be wrong to classify social media as one of the greatest inventions of technology. It has opened up new possibilities, ones that hadn’t even been imagined before. But again, like all other pieces of technology, it isn’t without its advantages and disadvantages. WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA? The term itself is self-explanatory. Social+media. “Social”, in this context, refers to the society. “Media” refers to a medium of communication. Hence, social media refers to interactive computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation or sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks. Advantages of Social Media Connectivity The first and main advantage of social media is connectivity. People from anywhere can conn...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Fracking
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Fracking

As the world keep modernising, it needs more and more energy to run. This energy is obtained from various sources. Energy sources can be classified into two broad categories on the basis of their nature. These categories are – renewable and non-renewable. Renewable energy sources including solar energy, wind energy, hydro energy, et cetera. Non-renewable sources of energy are fossil fuels. Furthermore, there are various types of fossil fuels. These include natural gas, petroleum, coal, et cetera. There are also multiple ways to obtain these fuels. One of those ways is fracking. As is true of all things, fracking has its own advantages and disadvantages. WHAT IS FRACKING? Fracking is short for “hydraulic fracturing”. It is the process of drilling deep into the ground to extract fossil fue...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Trump’s Coronavirus Relief Package
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Trump’s Coronavirus Relief Package

The unprecedented outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has brought the entire world to a standstill. Countries like the United States of America, China, Italy and Spain to name a few have seen a colossal loss of human lives to the disease. We are witnessing world leaders and decision-makers trying to mitigate the situation in the best possible way. The current President of the United States, Mr. Donald J. Trump has attempted to make history by introducing a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package to provide economic aid to the people of the United States during this devastating crisis. EFFECTS OF THE CORONOVIRUS OUTBREAK The coronavirus disease 2019, commonly known as COVID-19, is a respiratory illness caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The alarming sp...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Electric Cars
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Electric Cars

Wheels were invented thousands of years ago. They became the foundation of transportation. Ever since then, transportation has come a long way. It went from bicycles to cars, from ships to planes. Even these modes of transport keep on evolving. Their improvement, more often than not, happens in terms of their speed. However, cars have evolved to such an extent that there are now two parallel versions of car. The latest ones are electric cars. As is expected, it has its own advantages and disadvantages. WHAT IS AN ELECTRIC CAR? As the name suggests, it is a car that runs on electricity. This is in contrast to cars that are used commonly. They run on fossil fuels, such as diesel or petrol. An electric car is a vehicle that is propelled by one or more electric motors. These motors are the d...