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Society Versus the Individual in Gather Together in My Name - Society Versus the Individual in Gather Together in My Name "I reassured myself. I was helping my man. And, after all, there was nothing wrong with sex. I had no need for shame. Society dictated that sex was only licensed by marriage documents. Well, I didn't agree with that. Society is a conglomerate of human beings and that's just what I was. A human being." What we have here from Maya Angelou's novel, Gather Together in My Name, is the basic battle of society against the individual....   [tags: Gather Together in My Name Essays] 451 words
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The Crusades in the Name of God - Several centuries after they ended, the Crusades are remembered as wars that were fought and lost in the name of God. The efforts and means utilized and maintained to continue to wage a battle for more than one hundred years is memorable nonetheless. While we say that these wars were fought in the name of God, it is simply not that easy to define. The causes for the Crusades cannot be traced to an isolated event but rather several factors that operated together to create a climate of religious fervor to fight for the name of God....   [tags: Battles, World History, The Crusades]
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An Illustration of Monastic Life in the 14th Century: Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Name of the Rose - Jean-Jacques Annaud, The Name of the Rose historical fiction murder mystery illustrates monastic life in the 14th century. This medieval film takes place in a remote Benedictine abbey in Northern Italy. Annaud is historically successful in recounting monastic life during the Middle Ages. The enriching backdrop of this film presents the culture of monastic life. The setting is beautifully examined and replicated to show the distinct and complicated architecture of the times. The characterization of the monks is distinct in their appearance common to medieval times....   [tags: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Name of the Rose, mystery, fi] 1136 words
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"First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage": Living Together, the Step Before Marriage - One of the things I remember from childhood is the innocent, if not irritating, repetition of four-line songs on the playground. One lyric in particular seems to have embedded itself in my memory and lasted through the years: “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in a baby carriage.” I am sure most of my fellow college students remember it well. Now that I am in my third year of college and in love, I find myself trying to shirk the marriage step by thinking of something that could be put in the middle of love and marriage....   [tags: childhood, marriage, living together,] 954 words
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Comparing the Marriages in "Holding Things Together" and "The Painted Door" - A married couple may not always be the happiest couple even though it may seem that love is expressed in the relationship. Some marriages are meant to be while some are not. What causes a person to be dissatisfied with their marriage. Or how do external factors play a role on the outcome of a relationship. As for the case in "Holding Things Together" and "The Painted Door"; these short stories have a few similarities, but they also have many contrasting factors to take into consideration on why one couple is successful with there relationship while the other is not....   [tags: Holding Things Together, Painted Door, marriage, ] 704 words
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Me and You in the Poem Choosing My Name by Puamani Burgress - “Choosing My Name” by Puanani Burgress is a poem that reflects Burgess idea of her identity and how it is related with her different names. Despite having three different names Chirstabella , Yoshie and Puanani, she particularly likes identifying herself as Puanani although it is not her “official name”. Strange as it sounds, I aslo have three different names: Basanta, Kancho, Xxxxxx. My third name Xxxxxx is my cultural name that I cannot disclose thus I have decided to write it Xxxxxx as it is made up of six letters....   [tags: culture, family, land, name] 709 words
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Maxine Hong Kingston's No Name Woman - Maxine Hong Kingston's No Name Woman A person's identity cannot be given to her, instead a person must achieve a sense of her character through personal experience and self-reflection. In "No Name Woman", Maxine Hong Kingston recalls the events of her aunt's life in the vague world of her Chinese roots. The story of her aunt is told by her mother and Kingston recreates the events into an exploratory story to help herself figure out what part of her identity is Chinese and help her better understand the Chinese culture....   [tags: Kingston's Autobiography No Name Woman] 1394 words
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John Donne's A Valediction of my Name, In the Window - John Donne's A Valediction of my Name, In the Window       "My name engraved herein/Doth contribute its firmness to this glass" (1-2). It is a small but exquisitely considered act - a man carefully etches his name into a window, hoping to preserve his identity for future generations. Immediately, sensory details flow into my mind at the thought of such a momentous event. The precise scratch of the tool, the small flakes of glass that chip away, the beams of sunlight backlighting my own name in blinding pinpoints of sharp white light - all ignite a visceral feeling in the depths of my consciousness....   [tags: Valediction of my Name Essays]
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The Struggle in Chaim Potok's My Name is Asher Lev -        "If you were a genius in mathematics, I would understand. If you were a genius in writing, I would also understand. If you were a genius in Gemorra, I would certainly understand. But a genius in drawing is foolishness, and I will not let it interfere with our lives. Do you understand me, Asher?" (Potok 136). The struggle begins for young Asher Lev, a talented artist who tries to convince his father and the rest of his family of his artistic ability, when his father refuses to recognize his talent....   [tags: My Name is Asher Lev]
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Friends of A Feather Stick Together - Beyond a doubt, we must know and remember that friends can and will improve our lives. Are you the friend that gets out of your bed at night to rescue me when I’m stranded. Maybe you are the friend that will buy me food when I’m hungry. Sometimes, I have to think about if I have any good friends or if I have none. On certain days, I would sometimes hang out with friends that I barely talk to. Friends will always come and go is what I been taught. My friends are determined based on personality, style, and so much more....   [tags: friends, life, intimacy] 611 words
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Piecing Together the Story of Osiris - ... Osiris taught these barbarians and cannibals the methods of agriculture and Osiris was known as the first man to drink wine; he soon taught the Egyptians how to harvest the wine as well. Osiris began cultivating the Egyptians in many ways, by providing them codes to live by, similar to what Hammurabi did in the early stages of society as well. After experiencing much success, Osiris left Isis in charge of the civilization he had developed in Egypt, and Osiris set his sights on spreading to Ethiopia....   [tags: ancient Egyptian mythology] 1028 words
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A Name for Culture and Assimilation - There are a myriad of reasons why a name becomes a crucial identity for many people. It is because they believe that a name can give power, authority, allegiances, and other special values. In many African countries such as Ghana and Nigeria or Asian countries such as Myanmar, the naming ceremony for a newborn baby is very special for the baby and the family. Even the entire society may become involved in celebrating it. People believe a name will bring the prestigious culture values to the baby that will allow him or her to fit well in the society....   [tags: Social Science]
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A Name for Culture and Assimilation - There are myriad reasons why a name becomes a crucial identity for many people. They believe that a name can give power, authority, allegiances, and other special values. In many African countries such as Ghana and Nigeria or Asian countries such as Myanmar, the naming ceremony for a newborn baby is very special for the baby and the family. The entire society may become involved in celebrating it. People believe a name will bring the prestigious culture values to the baby that will allow him or her to fit well in the society....   [tags: Culture]
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Named of Some Other Name - Readers of David Jones often either celebrate or abhor the fact that Jones was a Christian. What many of them do not realize is that Jones was an artist who happened to be a Christian, and his faith actually made him a more powerful and important artist. Jones is so important because of the way he saw the world, and his effort to make his vision experienced by his audience. One of Jones’s important beliefs was that “Myths and archetypes from all periods of the world’s history may find their true fulfillment in the symbolism of Christianity” (Blamires 68)....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Domain Name System - ... Every resource on the Internet (web site, web page or e-mail address) must have a unique Internet Protocol address. Without this unique identifying address, resources on the Internet will not be able to find other specific resources. There will, for example, be no way of making sure that the important e-mail one sends will reach the intended addressee. Domain names are converted into a thirty-two-bit dotted decimal notation, or a number consisting of four octets (sets of eight binary digits), that specifies a network address and a host ID on a network....   [tags: networking, protocols, internet] 962 words
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Putting Together The Puzzle of My Life - Life can be like a puzzle when putting pieces of the history together: When times were bad in the nineteen hundreds people begin to immigrate to new parts of the world. My great grandparents immigrated from Italy in the early nineteen hundreds they had to move away from there own country to survive. Many people moved to the north part of the world as many others move to the south part. My great grandparents decided to move to the south. They choose to immigrate to the city of Chihuahua. The city was small at that time; most part of it was land....   [tags: Personal Experience] 1967 words
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Name of the Rose - A religious hypocrisy, Name of The Rose was directed by Jean Jacques Annaud and produced by 20th Century Fox. The main characters are Brother William of Baskerville and, his novice, Adso. The other characters are the Abbott, a peasant girl, Bernado Gui, Salvatore, and Remigo. The story is set in 1327 in a dark gloomy abbey in northern Italy. The movie is set around the belief that the devil has taken over the abbey. Adso, the novice to the main character, narrates the story. Monks are dying and there is no explanation for their death....   [tags: Film] 402 words
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When Rain Clouds Gather, by Bessie Head - ... In this journey, Makhaya realises his main aspiration is that of a simple life. “ ... One road might lead to fame and importance, and another might lead to peace of mind. It’s the road of peace of mind that that I’m seeking” (Head, When Rain Clouds Gather, p. 20). In Golema Mmidi, a place where social norms and values are well respected, Makhaya joins a group of refugees and exiles and becomes involved in the activities of an agricultural programme which is run by the local people and refugees....   [tags: trauma, suffering, healing] 778 words
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Gather Ye Ice-Cream While Ye May: An In Depth Analysis of Wallace Stevens' “The Emperor of Ice-Cream” - Gather Ye Ice-Cream While Ye May: An In Depth Analysis of Wallace Stevens' “The Emperor of Ice-Cream” In the poem “The Emperor of Ice-Cream” by Wallace Stevens, a series of scenes are woven together through distinctly straightforward descriptions of the sights of a solitary man as he meanders through the dwelling of a deceased woman. The stanzas commence with the seemingly empty business dealing with the absurd: A scandalous setting dealing with whores, those that chase whores, and ice-cream....   [tags: Poetry] 1648 words
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Should the United States Use Torture to Gather Information - ... II. Definition of Torture The most accepted definition of torture is defined by Article 1 of the United Nations Convention Against torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: “'torture' means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or intimidating or coercing him or a third person, or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind, when such pain or suffering is inflicted by or at the instigation of or with the co...   [tags: ethics, interrogation, terrorists] 1460 words
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Computer Lab: How to Gather Data for Analysis - ... Once Splunk is up and running, download the sample data file from http://www.splunk.com/base/images/Tutorial/tutorialdata.zip. Once the sample data has been downloaded, add the data into Splunk by selecting “Add data” in the Data panel. Follow the remaining steps in the lab, and then Splunk should display a message that confirms that the upload was successful. Next, navigate to Splunk Search to continue with the lab. The search has features such as the search bar, and the time range picker which is used to select a range of time from which events can be pulled....   [tags: download splunk, tutorials] 624 words
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Identity as a Name in The Importance of Being Earnest - Because this play is meant to embody victorian society, Wilde is able to interpret and criticize the high importance of social identity to Victorians. The encompassing critic that Wilde addresses in his script involves the corrupt nature of society and the hypocrisy of presenting oneself as a wholesome, earnest person when reality indicates otherwise. This play symbolically allows us to view the characters as an example of all elite Victorian society. Bromige declares that, “reading or watching the play is to observe the unconscious of the society of Wilde’s day” (1)....   [tags: Oscar Wylde, literary analysis]
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Not Even My Name by Theo Halo - Woodrow Wilson had a different solution to the monarchy-vacuum: ethnically-based, national democracies. In a way, he is replacing the adherence to one family's bloodline with adherence to a collective bloodline. The crumbling Ottoman Empire is one power that attempted such a national identity. Britain began to carve up the Ottoman Empire into little pieces, leaving the ethnic Turks, who had been dominant in the empire, with a considerably smaller base of land. In reaction, Mustafa Kemal, a military commander, led them to move their capital inland to Ankara and declare war on the states that were claiming pieces of Anatolia....   [tags: woodrow wilson, japanese, democracy]
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Face-Name Recall and Associative Memory - ... Elaboration of stimulus materials at encoding, created by processing items deeply makes stimuli more likely to be remembered. By having participants form visual images and judge the images that are formed, this facilitated recall. This study by Yesavage et. al (1984) is consistent with McCarty’s (1980) findings for the benefit of face-name mnemonics; however, this study builds on McCarty’s findings by inducing further stimuli elaboration through the use of affective judgments of the face-name association....   [tags: affective judgement, memory strategies studies]
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My Name is Jack Roosevelt Robinson - ... Although I hadn’t committed any crime, I was arrested. I was proven innocent, and I acquired an honorable discharge from the army in 1944. After my army career came to a close, I married Rachel Isum in 1945. Eventually, the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Baseball League recruited me to play for their organization. The Brooklyn Dodgers’s president, Branch Richey, began to scout my games because of how I was playing. He believed that I could endure racial slurs I would receive if I were to play in the national leagues....   [tags: African American baseball legends] 597 words
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Elizabeth Wein's Code Name Verity - It is hard to find that one person in the world that you can always relate too. That one friend knows your personality and perspective. In the book Code Name Verity written by Elizabeth Wein, we see a unique and very special thing of friendship. This amazing friendship we get to see is between two girls, Maddie and Julie. Because of their job and missions, they are both required to have code names throughout the book. These girls know exactly what kind of trouble they would get into if any code name was given away and most importantly, the trust they would break from their friendship....   [tags: Maddie and Julie's friendship]
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Putting the Puzzle Together: Different Roles in a Business Meeting - ... He or she, according to the book “encourages any sign of progress.” “The Mimic” is another self-explanatory one; he or she always repeats the words or comments of other groups, kind of like a parrot or a sound recorder. We all get the idea. “The Monomaniac” is according to the book “One who rides the same hobbyhorse at every meeting.” I honestly have no idea what that means so I cannot put it in my own words. “The Outsider” is according to Chapter 10 of the book; “Someone who comments and uses body language to covey detachments or contempt” which to my understanding is someone who tries to herd separation or ridicule any negative comments or body language....   [tags: ideas, decisions, company] 995 words
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The Name of the Rose - The history of Christianity has always involved turbulence. Not only were there divisions among the members of the religion into different sects according to their own beliefs and ideas, but also, there were struggles between Christianity and the pagan, in which the two opposing sides tried to weaken the other and yield greater influence. These divisions and fierce competitions can be observed in Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose, in which several clashes between systems are shown: a conflict between Christianity and paganism and one between the two different orders – the Benedictine and Franciscan....   [tags: Umberto Eco, Christianity]
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Countries Come Together in the 100 Hour War - ... Two days after the invasion, the Iraqi Republican Guard had already defeated the Kuwaiti army, but some soldiers had escaped to Saudi Arabia. Upon the invasion, Saddam Hussein claimed Kuwait as the 19th province of Iraq, controlling a very large portion of the world’s oil reserves. These and other horrible acts led the United Nations to pass resolutions opposing the invasion and demanding Iraq to withdraw. After several negotiations between Iraq and the United States, to include one of the last peace talks in Geneva, Switzerland between Secretary of State James Baker and Iraq Prime Minister Tariq Aziz, they were unable to come into a peace agreement....   [tags: kuwait, hussein, Iraq] 1355 words
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Book Review Of The Name Of The Rose: The Name Of The Truth - Imagine a medieval Benedictine monastery, with cellarers, herbalists, gardeners, librarians, young novices. One after the other, half a dozen monks are found murdered in the most bizarre ways, and the reader very quickly finds out that the monastery, supposedly a place of piety and tranquility is the place of sin and corruption. William of Baskerville, a learned Franciscan who is sent to solve the mystery finds himself involved in the frightening events inside the abbey. This is the story of "The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco....   [tags: essays research papers] 798 words
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Interdisciplinary Teams in Healthcare: We’re All in This Together - ... The need for interdisciplinary teams within Emory Healthcare was realized during the implementation of a system wide electronic medical record and has continued to be a useful structure for many care and process improvement initiatives. Those type of projects impact a diverse group of stake holders who should have representation or an opportunity to provide input. Including representation from various departments impacted satisfies the status need of employees Newstrom (2011) identified as included in the human needs models by Maslow, Herzberg, and Alderfer ....   [tags: patients, communication, administrators]
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Do that Protestantism and Chinese Go Well Together> - ... In the past China just translated English songs into Chinese. Today however many Chinese are writing their own hymns. Some of these hymns are becoming very popular and are sung throughout China. Lu Xiaomin is a particular woman that is writing Chinese Hymns today. This native to Taiwan is using the Chinese pentatonic scale to write her songs. This along with the distinct Chinese imagery she uses creates an unmistakable Chinese sound (Doyle). Protestantism in China is Christianity but a touch of Chinese has been added to it....   [tags: christianity, confucianism, missionaries] 799 words
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Living Together Before Marriage - Living Together Before Marriage As the rate of divorce soars and as increasing numbers of marriages disintegrate, living together has become the popular alternative to many people in north America. Expersts estimate that "roughly 2.2 million people are currently sharing bed and board in a live-in arrangement, this is approximately 1% of the total population."("Family." Comptoms Encyclopedia. 1992 ed.) Living together, more formally known as non marital cohabitation, is an emerging lifestyle. In fact, "More than one fourth of all unmarried couples living together in the early 1980's were between 25 and 34 years old, and an additional 19 percent were 45 and over."("Today's Families."Detroit...   [tags: essays research papers] 968 words
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What's in a Name - ... By giving children “successful” names, parents are projecting their hopes and dreams for their children’s futures. The authors solidify this point by saying, “all parents are trying to signal something with a name, and an overwhelming number of parents are seemingly trying to signal their own expectations of how successful they hope their children will be. The name itself isn’t likely to make a shred of difference. But the parents may feel better knowing that, from the very outset, they tried their best” (Levitt, Dubner 120)....   [tags: Meaning, Identity]
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What's in a Name? - Approximately, 17,000 Americans each year feel that the name they were given does not match their identity. The name a person is given is who they are, it is a way for the world to acknowledge them. At the start of World War II, the American government took a series of drastic measures aiming at Japanese Americans in the U.S., all Japanese Americans, no matter who they were, adults, women, or children, had been suspected spies. More than 120,000 Japanese Americans were sent to internment camps. This essay aims to study the comparison of the named and nameless characters in When the Emperor was Divine, through the analysis of their loss of identity....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Cultural Norms: A Fictional Essay - “This time it’s real Mommy, Benson and I are not getting back together, it’s real this time, it’s so real,” I said as tears profusely gushed down my puffy face as I was barely able to breathe. “Nkiru (Iriel’s Nigerian name), I told you, I told you Ben is not the man for you, Ben was just put here to help you, like he has done,” Mom said while staring into my bloodshot eyes as I continued to weep. “Don’t say that. Ben and I were supposed to be married. After four years this is what I get” As I got up to take that long dreaded walk to my room, it hit me like , that there will never be another Iriel and Ben, I’ll never feel him caressing my olive brown skin, the random kisses on my forehead, no...   [tags: weep, help, together, romantic] 1854 words
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The Politics of Name Changes in India - The Politics of Name Changes in India Ever since independence in 1947, many locations in India have changed their names. Much of this resulted from the reorganization of the states on linguistic lines (as opposed to British colonial divisions). However, in the last six years, many major towns and cities have been renamed in ways that affect foreigners more. Among this flood of changes, three stand out. These are the former cities of Bombay, Madras, and Calcutta, which, together with Delhi, are considered the "mega cities" of India.1 They are the four most populous cities in India, and all but Madras are among the 15 most populous cities in the world.2 As a result, they are important commerc...   [tags: Town City]
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La Semana Santa Is the Spanish Name for Holy Week - ... After the Last Supper Jesus took his disciples into a forest to pray to God all night, in hopes that He would help them the next day, as Jesus was to be crucified. On Good Friday, Jesus was crucified. The reason he was hung upon the cross, is that he was accused of committing crimes by the Romans. The Romans disapproved of the sensation Jesus was creating, and the Romans were afraid he could overthrow their government. Jesus was betrayed, as he was crucified the next day, Good Friday. As Jesus was God’s only son, God had to allow Jesus to die on the cross that day....   [tags: Catholic holidays, religous celebrations] 559 words
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The Point of Buying Expensive Brand-Name Clothing - Every year, Americans spend a large amount of money on clothing. Thousands of people fret over what they are going to wear, and many ads air on television with models fashioning the latest design. Even though some people believe that wearing brand-name clothing increases self-confidence, expensive clothing is not worth buying because brand-name clothing can be extremely costly and the process of putting together a costly wardrobe is very time-consuming. Purchasing brand-name clothing can be extremely costly....   [tags: self-esteem, better investments] 533 words
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The Divine Name - The divine name certainly falls within the dictionary, lexical and semantic range of Lord/Kurios, and that is why many other versions/translations have seen fit to also include the name in their New Testaments. In the end, our oldest and most comprehensive lexicon of the New Testament’s use of Kurios is the Septuagint itself. It has been suggested that the majority of NT quotations were taken from the Septuagint. Therefore, if we follow this through to the logical conclusion, based on the following facts, we will see that the NT's use of Kurios means YHWH or Jehovah....   [tags: Holy Scriptures] 1355 words
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The Difficulties of Mormons and Gentiles Living Together - The Difficulties of Mormons and Gentiles Living Together The Mormons and the gentiles found it difficult to get along it was both the Mormons and gentiles fault. When large amounts of Mormons moved to a new settlement e.g. Illinois, the gentiles felt that they were going to take over and rule their area. The gentiles attacked the Mormons to show them who is boss. The Mormons didn't fight back but made a police unit, the Danites this protected the Mormons and tried to keep peace....   [tags: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints] 446 words
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No Name Women - Cultures can shape the identities of individuals. Kingston identity was shape by Chinese and Chinese American culture. "No Name Woman," begins with a talk-story, about Kingston’ aunt she never knew. The aunt had brought disgrace upon her family by having an illegitimate child. In paragraph three, “she could not have been pregnant, you see, because her husband had been gone for years” (621). This shows that Kingston’s aunt had an affair with someone and the result was her pregnancy. She ended up killing herself and her baby by jumping into the family well in China....   [tags: Gender Roles, Kingston] 1007 words
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The World Working Together - is it Impossible? - The World Working Together – is it Impossible. The world is today at a very peculiar balance, a balance at which it has never been before. Statistics reveal that the richest fifth of the population use up over 80% of the world’s resources. This makes an important question and a very central topic for debates worldwide. In contemporary times, as the richest countries have so much wealth, it is general consensus that some should be given to poorer countries, as a form of assistance, to help them build a well-functioning society and to improve the quality of life in poorer areas....   [tags: wealth, conflict, corruption] 1011 words
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Securing the Future of Energy Together - ... It can be used for heating fluids, lighting, distillation, cooking, disinfection, and much more. A solar energy system when it is converted to useful energy provides free fuel and does not tie into the energy market. It is a clean alternative to fossil fuels which are polluting our air and water, threatening our health as a whole, and contribute a large portion to global warming. Our dependency on fossil fuels, which are becoming harder to find therefore more expensive, reduces when using solar energy and other types of renewable energy....   [tags: fossil fuels, renewable, solar]
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Living Together: Good or Evil - ... While this number might not be that significant Popenoe and Whitehead (2001) report that “66% of high school senior boys and 61% of the girls indicated that they ‘agreed’ or ‘mostly agreed’ with the statement ‘it is usually a good idea for a couple to live together before getting married in order to find out whether they really get along’” (p.3). This research shows that cohabitation is an accepted form of relationships and will stay in some form for years to come. With the majority of cohabitants receiving a lower income, one could argue that the income correlates more to the increased physical and sexual abuse than the actual act of cohabitating....   [tags: issues of marriage]
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Let's Stay Together...or Not: Divorce - Let’s Stay Together Divorce is ethically wrong because it authorizes the objective within a marriage contract. Nowadays, divorce has progressively become a natural process that is known worldwide, not only affecting both parents except their children as well. Divorce is morally wrong because it authorizes the objective in the marriage contract. Despite of the agreement, divorce continues to affect a majority of a child’s everyday livelihood. In most cases, not only are the children affected but the parents are as well, leaving them deprived from a once stable and normal family home, enduring the struggles of an actual single parent home....   [tags: effects of a formal relationship break-up] 1090 words
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Working Together for the Economy - ... However, now the saving rate, the amount of income not spent but set aside, has continued to drop. In December 2013, the saving rate was 3.9 percent, a large decrease from 4.3 percent in November of that same year. The average rate for the entire year was 4.5 percent, the lowest saving rate since 2007 ("Incomes Are Flat, Reflecting a Slowdown in Job Growth, but Consumer Spending Rises"). The diminishing saving rates demonstrates that consumers are ready and able to spend, putting money into other markets and industries, such as the housing market....   [tags: american history, United States, economic cycles]
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