Monday, April 23, 2007

Annotation 2- Robert L. Spitzer

The mental health organizations state that there is no scientific evidence that proves a person's sexual orientation can be changed through a process called "reparative therapy." Although this has been stated, after 200 homosexual individuals went through reparative therapy later declared that they had less homosexual feelings and more dominant heterosexual feelings; some even expierienced a complete 100% change that lasted for about 5 years. So, even though there are no scientific evidence, the changes found in these 200 individuals prove that change can happen and the world of psychology can defy the limits of scientific analysis.

Friday, April 20, 2007

Annotative Blibliography

After meticulous research and cross country interviews with men who dealt with negative homosexual feelings, it has been found that some negative feelings towards one's homosexuality was spawned from the person's background as a child. Out of 450 men narrowed down to 15 men from across the country who met the required standards, 73% of the participants felt greatly reduced or no homosexual feelings after intense reparative therapy, that's 3 out of every 4 men who feel negative feelings towards their homosexuality can be set heterosexual. The research conducted and information gathered was enough to hypothesize 19 factors that contributed to their development of homosexuality.

Monday, April 2, 2007

My Favorite Place

My favorite place is where the winds whip through the trees and the earth wraps around your feet. It is where the summer sun illuminates the glowing shades of green. In this place, it may seem very simple and serene, yet it is encompassed by a chaotic growth of vines and leaves. With its roots so close to home it can do nothing but stay, grow and let its seeds give way. Adjacent to a field of lush green grass stands a threshold of white wood. Its skin a haunting gray and flowers blossom as branches decay. Just behind this place of Eden lays a sea of ragged rocks spilled into thousands of pieces among a dirty surface. It is home to many creatures of varying sizes. When the sun fades away and the moonlight takes the stage, a dark mass of something is all tha