1. Coincident with concerns about the accelerating loss of species and habitats
has been a growing appreciation of the importance of biological diversity,
the number of species in a particular ecosystem, to the health of the Earth
and human well-being.
2. In many science fiction films, the opposition of good and evil is portrayed
as a struggle between beneficent technology and the errant will of a
3. The disjunction between educational objectives that stress independence
and individuality and those that emphasize obedience to rules and
cooperation with others reflects a conflict that arises from the values on
which these objectives are based.