It is counterintuitive that strict parents who aim for their children’s success can end up being the cause a a child’s anxiety, bad behavior, and can push them to suicide. In Chinese culture there is a social pressure to push children to be the best in every field and to strive for a professional career that meets above satisfactory standards. The authoritarian parenting style can help students excel in certain areas, but when children lose their freedom is also takes away their individuality. Despite customary beliefs parents are beginning to change the way they teach and find a balance between education and individuality.
It is counterintuitive that multivitamins are supposed to be beneficial to our health when in reality they are actually shown to not have any health benefits at all. In some cases people with underlying health issues are at higher risk for disease. People are more likely to get the nutrition they need from a healthy diet. To take it a step further, companies even market these vitamins in the form of gummies to appeal more to children. No only do the vitamins not have any positive benefits, but they were found to exceed the maximum daily limits of vitamins that could potentially cause health issues. People can not just assume that something is healthy just because a name brand corporation says it is so think twice the next time you reach for those tasty gummy vitamins.
It is counterintuitive that a program in Vancouver provides addicts with free heroin in order to keep the community safe. The program provides addicts with clean supplies, supervision, and of course, heroin. The program is not designed to cure addiction, it is designed specifically to prevent these people from ending up dead, or commit a felony. If they are able to get there fix legally by a doctor they are more likely to be able to contribute as an active member of the community. It seems very immoral to most citizens but there no denying that free heroin is a safer Vancouver.