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Corporate Crime - ... Benson, and Francis, T. Cullen conducted a study in 2001 and commented on what race and politics have to do with the public opinion on corporate crime. In their published work; Public Support for Getting Tough on Corporate Crime: Racial and Political Divides they concluded that a significant number of African Americans in the study felt that more severe punishment for corporate crime is called for. They hypothesized that this is due to feelings of sub-ordinance and are using the opportunity to fight back the oppression that they endured in the past....   [tags: History, Petroleum Industry, Oil Spill] 2730 words
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Characters' Multiple Narrative Subjectivities Creates Conflicts - ... This once again shows the conflict in the subjectivity of the wallpaper by night (feminine) and by day (masculine). The condenscending behaviour of John towards Jane is due to the self-belief of John that he is superior, because he is not a housewife and a physician. Jane puts her displeasure of confinement in writing only for her husband to appear, therefore cutting short her writing. The confinement troubles her but her husband sees no problem: “John does not know how much I really suffer....   [tags: Literature, Gender Studies]
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Society’s Thoughts on Thoughts - ... By the time West emerged on the telethon it had been live the entire time. West took this opportunity to articulate his anger and views about George W. Bush’s actions after Hurricane Katrina struck. He stated how “George Bush does not care about black people” (Good & Borden 9). Once people witnessed this there were mixed feelings in the air and the setback with this was since it was live the producers did not have time to blur it out. They did, though, have time to blur it out when the west coast watched the telethon....   [tags: Sociology ]
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A Reputation Re-evaluation - ... However, once the witch trials begin, Proctor must choose between telling the truth and keeping his reputation. Because John Proctor is so proud of his reputation, he fears losing it when he is faced with tough decisions. Abigail’s juvenile revenge on Elizabeth Proctor leads her to lie and accuse many innocent citizens of witchcraft—Elizabeth included. Abigail gets caught up in the hysteria and “her only choice lies between slavery as a servant [and] power as diviner of witches” (Josephs 184)....   [tags: Theatre]
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The Emergence of Media and Bias in the Cyber World - ... Men see what is happening, realize that their women will look more appealing after transformation, and thus do not interfere with the process. That is, men benefit directly from women’s obsession; for one, their social status increases because having a sexier woman to walk besides in public does that. Two, a sexy woman psychologically fools a man into thinking that the sex they might have would be better. With so many physical temptations the media is offering men, men will not question the woman’s physical state before transformation....   [tags: Media]
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Prejudice in Heart of Darkness - Racism in the Heart - Racism in Heart of Darkness I find no elements of racism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. I will admit that I began reading this with a little hesitation based on the fact that I do not like to read about human cruelty. However, after reading the story, I did not feel any negative feelings toward the story or author. I feel one must realize that the occurrences of this story were really happening. I do not feel that by the virtue of performing a task that one is hired to do makes one a racist....   [tags: HOD Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness] 587 words
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Free Argumentative Essays: Oregon's Euthanasia Program - Oregon's Euthanasia Program Since 1998, due to a legal opinion by U.S. attorney general Janet Reno, Oregon physicians have used their federal prescribing licenses from the Drug Enforcement Administration to order controlled substances - usually secobarbital - for use in terminally ill patients' suicides. However, new attorney general John Ashcroft was an outspoken critic of the Reno opinion when he served in the U.S. Senate. He authored a 1997 letter to Reno signed by seven other Senators urging a contrary opinion, and criticized her final ruling as "bending the law" to facilitate assisted suicide....   [tags: Euthanasia Physician Assisted Suicide] 566 words
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Women as Sexual Objects in Metropolis - Women as Sexual Objects in Metropolis In the film Metropolis, I feel women are basically represented as a sexual object. Also in my opinion certain male figures were the dominant images throughout the whole movie. Some may believe that at one point, the robot-Maria was a dominant figure but I believe the robot was just a technological advancement to increase the view that women are seen as sexual objects. Why was the robot created in Metropolis in the form of a woman. This is a question that is portrayed in Huyssen's article....   [tags: Movie Film Essays] 586 words
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Determinism, Objectivity, and Pessimism in The Open Boat - Determinism, Objectivity, and Pessimism in The Open Boat         In Stephen Crane's short story "The Open Boat", the American literary school of naturalism is used and three of the eight features are most apparent, making this work, in my opinion, a good example of the school of naturalism. These three of the eight features are determinism, objectivity, and pessimism. They show, some more than others, how Stephen Crane viewed the world and the environment around him.         Determinism is of course the most obvious of the three features....   [tags: Open Boat Essays]
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Factors Contributing to America's War With Mexico - Factors Contributing to America's War With Mexico In 1825 President John Quincy Adams appointed Joel Poinsett as the first U.S. minister to Mexico. His first assignment was to persuade the Mexican government to sell the U.S. the province of Texas, thus continuing the rapid expansion of the American democracy. The United States continued to pursue Texas with little success for the next 20 years. It was not until December 1845 when the U.S. finally annexed Texas by a joint resolution (and thus simple majority) ....   [tags: American America History] 541 words
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The Dark Side of Judge Pyncheon in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Novel, The House of the Seven Gables - The Dark Side of Judge Pyncheon in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Novel, The House of the Seven Gables People in society live in a masquerade. Everyone wears a decoratively adorned mask that displays beauty, purity, and service. However, behind the mask lies on the inside of all society. One will stop at nothing in order to be well liked, thus becoming hypocrites. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel, The House of the Seven Gables, the narrator uses intense diction, a vivid selection of detail, and a shocking tone to reveal that the character of Judge Pyncheon resembles perfection on the outside, yet “darker traits” sit latent on the inside....   [tags: House Seven Gables] 551 words
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The Importance of Good Teacher-Student Relationships - The Importance of Good Teacher-Student Relationships What kind of relationship should a teacher and a student have in the classroom. The answer to this question may seem like an obvious one to many because a teacher and a student should always strive to have a good relationship in order to fare well in the classroom. In fact a good relationship creates many advantages between both teacher and student. For instance, a good relationship produces a good environment within the classroom, which can be a vital point to the success of both teacher and student....   [tags: Education Teaching] 672 words
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Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Teaching I have known for a long time now that I want to be a high school Spanish teacher. There were other considerations for a while, but none that lasted very long; they couldn’t supplant what I felt so strongly about. Because of this, I have had a long time to think about exactly what the profession means to me. In my opinion, any teacher should be driven primarily by the desire to share his passion for a subject with others. A Spanish teacher (for example) should love the language and the culture that his class will deal with....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Education Essays] 687 words
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Truth - Truth The question of right and wrong has been battled over for centuries. Many conservatives still believe that truth is absolute, while others disagree, saying that truth is relative. I believe that truth is an individual’s perception of beliefs and decisions. For that reason, truth differentiates among individuals thorough their contrasting opinions. But, truth is something that everyone believes to be correct. Thus, it greatly depends on what’s true in the minds of the people. On the contrary, truth that’s spoken with bad intent is considered to be worse than a lie....   [tags: English Literature Essays] 587 words
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John Marshall: The Most Influential Chief Justice of the Supreme Court - John Marshall: The Most Influential Chief Justice of the Supreme Court In the beginning years of the United States Constitution, the Supreme Court was a struggling institution due to the lack of effectiveness of the Chief Justices and was not highly regarded by the executive and legislative branches of the government. The third Chief Justice in only twelve years, John Marshall put an end to the Supreme Court’s lack of influence after his appointment by President John Adams in 1801. John Marshall was the most influential Chief Justice of the Supreme Court because he was the first to make it a just and effective establishment that was equal to the two other branches of government by his court rulings and policies....   [tags: Law Legal] 659 words
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Raney - Raney In my opinion, I did not like this book. I do not like books, which involve racist notions. How could she be so narrow-minded. Her parents taught her everything when it came to treating people who were different as different, and she could not manage to ignore their advice. She was a very racist woman, which caused a conflict between her and her husband, whose best friend was a black man named Johnny Dobbs. Raney believed that if her mother could be racist that she could be too. This caused conflict with Charles because she believed she could eaves drop on Charles’s phone conservations through the heating vent in the bedroom....   [tags: Essays Papers] 601 words
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View From My Window - View From My Window by Camille Pissarro This painting is a landscape and was painted, by Pissarro, from an upstairs window overlooking his back garden. This picture is mainly about farmland as it has a lady with some hens and some cows in the distance. In the foreground of this picture there is a large shrub at the front, to the right there is a grass area with a more similar shrubs and to the left there is another grass area with a lady surrounded by hens. The middleground is all grass area with several trees and several cows you can just see....   [tags: Visual Arts Paintings Art] 675 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education A philosophy of education is very important in the teaching profession. All teachers have their own unique philosophies. My personal philosophy of education contains many different aspects. For instance, in my opinion all teachers are valuable. The younger the teacher the more current the knowledge, the older the teacher the better the wisdom. Determining a personal philosophy of education is a very important part in becoming a teacher. One day, I hope to be able to utilize my philosophy....   [tags: essays papers] 617 words
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? TERROR-ISM ? - A difference of ideas, opinions is opposition. When attempted to thwart the opposite opinion, and disappointed by existing set up opposition seeks public support as no objective of fight back is achieved without mass support. Normally In order to achieve public support two different types of methods are adopted. 1. This method generally a fight for the society’s causes that is unrecognized by existing set up. In order to get the causes recognized peaceful disobedience is observed. Best example, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela took a step, which was positive revolution, though, uncomfortable for then British regime....   [tags: essays research papers] 519 words
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Can Utopia be obtained in a Capitalist Society - In a capitalist society can utopia really be obtained. I really don’t think so; because if utopia is defined as a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, government, and social conditions, then a place where everything is perfect for everyone is not likely. Perfection, I believe, cannot be obtained in a capitalist society because of competition. Competition can help society in many areas, such as improving technology, forcing individuals to work harder, and making more money for the overall economy....   [tags: essays research papers] 548 words
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Elian Gonzales and the Way Socrates Sees the Problem - Elian Gonzales, the way Socrates sees the problem Should an individual abide by the laws of his country no mater what or should he fight back. This is the question Socrates is trying to answer to Crito in this dialog by Plato. The dialog is also closely related with Elian Gonzalez situation because the people are split on whether to send him back in Cuba or let him in US. Socrates will answer this question based on the explications given to Crito. The dialog starts with Crito sitting on Socrates bed in prison....   [tags: essays research papers] 489 words
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Hustler v. Falwell - Hustler v. Falwell Hustler Magazine versus Jerry Falwell was a case that involved many key elements. First of all it was a case that examined if a public figure such as Jerry Falwell could collect for emotional damages sustained to him by a parody that was published in an issue of Hustler Magazine. Secondly, did Hustler invade Falwell’s privacy by publishing the contents of the parody. The most important aspect of the case, that was under review, was if Hustler was in accordance with their First Amendment Rights, of freedom of speech, by publishing the parody....   [tags: essays research papers] 505 words
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Individual Ethics - Individual Ethics           Ethics are values based on each individual’s environment. They are instilled in your being by parents, grandparents, friends and culture. Ethics are a vital part of society by showing others that we are different and not only by physical appearance. Below are my ratings of each ethical style. Duty-Based      In the two scenarios there are instances of a strong duty-based ethics. I rated myself a three in this area. In scenario one, Donna is a very controlling person; I do not see myself as controlling....   [tags: Values Morals Morality] 512 words
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Inherit The Wind - In Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s tense drama, “Inherit the Wind”, three strong characters express powerful opinions: Bertrum Cates , Henry Drummond, and Mathew Harrison Brady. First, Bert Cates, the defendant, is charged with teaching “Darwinism” to his sophomore class . Second, Henry Drummond, the defense attorney for Cates, displays his beliefs of the right to think. third, Mathew Harrison Brady, the “big-shot” prosecuting attorney, illustrates his bigotry of creationism. To conclude, these three essential characters are fighting for their personal beliefs....   [tags: essays research papers] 537 words
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Machiavellis "the Prince": By Any Means Necessary - Machiavelli's "The Prince": By Any Means Necessary Part 15 of Machiavelli's The Prince, entitled Of the Things for Which Men, and Especially Princes, Are Praised or Blamed, states that, in order for a man to maintain control of a government and better that territory, he must engage in certain actions that may be deemed immoral by the public he serves. Machiavelli argues a valid point, that the nature of man is twofold, encompassing good and evil, right and wrong. The effectiveness of his argument, however, relies on the fact that the person reading his essay is an objective observer of human nature....   [tags: essays research papers] 598 words
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Media And The Government - The media can often have a large impact on public opinion. The general community can be swayed based purely upon how the news carries a story. This places a massive responsibility on the media. They must decide what is appropriate and how to address certain topics. In the cartoon the author was describing the impact the media can have on presidential races. People, in general, like to know the gossip about candidates. They like hearing the dirt, it brings the nominees down to the level of the common man....   [tags: essays research papers] 585 words
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Media Manipulation - The media and advertising hinder do indeed hinder our being fully human. Mass media including radio, television and newspapers endeavors to shape public opinion on a variety of things. The media attempts to manipulate those values instilled by parents and society in general, thus taking away from our being human. Messages designed to influence peoples’ attitudes, desires and decisions fall upon society urging those people to buy a certain product, vote for a certain political figure, or support a “worthy” cause....   [tags: essays research papers] 568 words
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Niccol? Machiavelli - The Qual - Machiavelli&#8217;s views on human nature are unjust; nevertheless, his philosophy, or rather instructions, is reasonable in capturing the selfishness of men. As written in The Qualities of the Prince by Machiavelli, &#8220;Men are ungrateful, fickle, simulators and deceivers, avoiders of danger, greedy for gain; and while you work for their good they are completely yours, offering you their blood, their property, their lives, and their sons&#8230; when danger is far away; but when it comes nearer to you they turn away.'; Machiavelli&#8217;s generalization demonstrates his low opinion on the nature of men because he views them as selfish and lacking in both loyalty and honesty....   [tags: essays research papers] 547 words
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Operations Of Congress - The operations of congress have been influenced by a number of factors. These including a committee system, political parties, public opinion and the media, and interest groups and lobbying. Each section takes a part in congress. By getting them in involved with each part or even running them. A committee is one or more people appointed or elected to consider or, report on, or take action on a particular matter. Because of the advantages of a division of labor, legislative committees of various kinds have assumed much of the work of legislatures in many nations....   [tags: essays research papers] 577 words
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Our Environment - Our environment faces many problems today, and as we advance into the 21st century the problems that we face become more and more evident. Inflation on luxuries that we house today like gasoline and electricity have increased dramatically over the past half century. Other problems faced such as population and hunger, not only in 3rd world countries, but right here in the United States as well, have struck hard as the population of people have increased so greatly that our world cannot control the lower class people of the world....   [tags: essays research papers] 629 words
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Rousseau - Rousseau In all of the “general will’s” different manifestations, it is what governs and preserves a society. One problem may be that people are simply unable to say what they really desire, or what they ought to desire, despite Rousseau’s distinctions between private and public will. Any group of people in its natural state, before the organization of society, will find itself caught up in disagreements between the general and the private will. No agreement appears to exist between the two in a "state of nature”....   [tags: essays research papers] 729 words
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socrates - Socrates Paper The duty between a citizen and the law and vice versa has been a challenging question that many individuals have been trying to answer for centuries. Throughout history many philosophers, historians, writers etc. have tried and to some extent in their best opinion come up with an answer. Plato, who through Socratic dialogues of the human soul provides a window for understanding the nature of the state, made one such attempt. In his famous dialogue, the Apology, which is a defense of the charges made on Socrates, he compares himself to a gadfly, “…....   [tags: essays research papers] 660 words
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texas v. johnson case brief - U.S. Supreme Court TEXAS v. JOHNSON, 491 U.S. 397 (1989) 491 U.S. 397 Citation: Johnson was convicted of desecration of a venerated object in violation of a Texas statute. Date Decided: June 21, 1989 Facts of case: At the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, Texas, Johnson decided to burn an American flag in protest of some policies made by the Reagan administration and some Dallas corporations that he did not agree with. Noone sustained physical injury or was even threatened with physical injury, but many were offended by the jesture made by Johnson....   [tags: essays research papers] 495 words
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The Aesthetics of Pop Music - “It All Sounds The Same These Days!”      In just about every home in America at just about any given time the words: “It all sounds the same these days!” is uttered to a teenage child, while the mother is screaming “Turn it down!” in the background. The teenager storms to his bedroom and turns the radio up to full volume and thinks, “They just don’t get it!” Then proceeds to dance around the room singing into the hairbrush. This is the pleasure principal of pop music. Whether accredited to innocence or ignorance, a unreconciled naivety has survived this culture since its inception....   [tags: Popular Music] 599 words
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The Great Gatsby - How far a person will go to accomplish a dream has no limits. If it includes self-reinvention, illegal acts, and self-indulgence the dream may not be as a result significant. But that is the case, in The Great Gatsby, by F Scott Fitzgerald, as the narrator Nick tells the accomplishments and wasted acts of the man known as Gatsby. Nick chooses to tell us this story to illustrate the consequences of Gatsby a man who he in the end has a positive opinion of and respects for his courage at attempting to fulfill a futile dream....   [tags: essays research papers] 657 words
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The Shock of the novel The Lottery by Shirley Jackson - The Shock of the novel The Lottery by Shirley Jackson The first time I read “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, I thought it would be about someone in a desperate situation who wins a large amount of money. However, after reading the story I was shocked and disgusted like millions of other readers because of what the “lottery” was all about. After my shock wore off I thought about why the author had chosen to be so cynical. It occurred to me that she needed to shock people into changing for the better....   [tags: The Lottery Shirley Jackson Literature Essays] 540 words
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The Old Man And The Sea Compared To "Shipwrecked Sailor" - The Old Man and the Sea compared to “Shipwrecked Sailor” In the stories, The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway and “Shipwrecked Sailor” by Gabriel Garcia Marques, there are so many similarities, like their losses and their love for the creatures of the sea, that it its eerie. Although, there are many similarities, there are also some differences, such as the main characters’ love for the creatures of the sea. There are more similarities in these stories than differences, in my opinion....   [tags: essays research papers] 626 words
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Review Essay on Amr Moussa - Review Essay on Amr Moussa Amr Moussa is quite possibly the most influential person in Egypt. Since his opinion is regarded higher among the public than the president, his beliefs play a large role in the Arab League of States. On behalf of his personal and business achievements, I give him respect where respect is due. Since it is vital that the U.S. does not attack Iraq, it is the opinion of Amr Moussa, and the United Arab League of States that any attack on any Arab country is simply not good politics....   [tags: Essays Papers] 547 words
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Henry David Thoreau's Integrity - Henry David Thoreau's Integrity Although his actions were admirable and act as evidence to integrity, the writings of Henry David Thoreau and Emerson reveal a haughty and pretentious individual. Thoreau's courage was noble. He was quick to immerse himself in his beliefs and abandon any obligation to social norms despite the risk in damaging his reputation. His rejection of societal limitations and steadfast individualism was truly commendable, however, his mannerisms were extremely rude. He cast aside all tact and consideration of others because he was so consumed with himself....   [tags: Henry David Thoreau Essays] 596 words
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The Mass Media and Foreign Policy - The mass media has become a very significant player in the politics of US foreign policy. There are two major reasons for this. First Americans society and the global environment have grown in complexity and in importance in affecting the lives of Americans; people have developed a greater need for information about national and international affairs. Second during the 20th century a media revolution occurred that makes it possible for the mass media to rapidly communicate information anywhere on the planet....   [tags: Politics] 462 words
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Research Methods - This book, Why People Believe Weird Things was a pretty interesting book to me even though there were some parts that I couldn't really grasp the point the author was trying to indicate. However, the author conveyed his message strongly throughout his writing, overall. From my understanding of this book, the key point that the author was trying to get across was that we should really value scientific method, logical reasoning, evidence based work that are based on the ability to show practical proof and apply repetitively in a similar population....   [tags: Mathematics] 480 words
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Euthaniasia: An Example of Deviance - One example of deviance that I would like to write about is euthanasia. The Webster's dictionary defines it as the act or practice of killing a suffering individual painlessly for reasons considered merciful. But, why do some accept certain kinds of killings, but not others. To tie in with another assignment, the death penalty was created to punish criminals who have created such unspeakable crimes. For some in society, the death penalty is acceptable and to others it is not. Euthanasia is as much of a murder as carrying out a death sentence....   [tags: Current Events] 454 words
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The Factor of War in the Development of Penicillin - The Factor of War in the Development of Penicillin The discovery, development and subsequent use of penicillin can be considered to be one of the most important breakthroughs in medical history. There were many factors, which were involved in the development of penicillin, and it could be argued that war was the most important, but other factors were also responsible. Alexander Fleming was working in London as a bacteriologist in 1928 when he noticed that a growth of a mould called penicillin produced a substance that actually killed the germs he was working on....   [tags: Papers] 529 words
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Abortion Is Never Justified - Abortion Is Never Justified Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy, known as 'murdering' of the foetus. Before I go into detail about this issue I will first give my opinion on abortion, and if I feel it is justified. My overall opinion is that abortion is justified. Being non Christian I am slightly bias on this issue but taking into account the knowledge of Christian teachings that I have acquired I still feel that abortion is perfectly justifiable and is often the best solution to many on going problems, be it for the mother, father, or child itself....   [tags: Papers] 427 words
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Comparing Two Newspapers - Comparing Two Newspapers I am going to carry out an investigation about two newspapers to see the difference between them. The two newspaper I am going to investigate are called The Times which is a broadsheet and The Mirror which is a quality tabloid. Before I start my investigation, I will first of all plan what I'm going to investigate. My plan is to compare the banner headlines, stories, adverts, words, languages, headlines, tones, details etc. Now I will start with the banner headlines....   [tags: Papers] 490 words
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The Effect of a Range of Sucrose Solutions Upon Potato Tissu - The Effect of a Range of Sucrose Solutions Upon Potato Tissue Hypothesis ========== As the concentration of sucrose increases, the mass of potato decreases. Apparatus ========= 5 Test Tubes Sucrose solution of 0.0, 0.2, 0.5, 1.0, and 1.5 Molarity 10 piece of Potato Tissue Cork Borer Scalpel Beakers Weighing Scales Method ====== A standard sized cylinder of potato tissue is put into a beaker. Using a cork borer of a known size, in order to cut the cylinder of tissue, carries this out....   [tags: Papers] 536 words
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Literacy Tests to Determine a Person's Eligibility to Vote - Literacy Tests to Determine a Person's Eligibility to Vote I believe that the Alabama Civic Knowledge Test discriminated against minorities and was entirely unfair. There is no feasible way in which such tests could be administered without being discriminating. Literacy tests that determine a person's eligibility to vote are unfair and unnecessary. It is hard to claim that the United States is a democracy unless we give every citizen the right to vote. Every American, regardless of gender, race or economic class should be able to vote....   [tags: Papers] 435 words
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Artificial Intelligence - Artificial Intelligence *Works Cited Not Included In today’s rapidly changing world, technology has given us a possible future in the field of Artificial Intelligence. An August, 1999 article entitled “12: Machines Will Be Smarter Than We Are,” explains how Artificial Intelligence is inevitable. It also explains when and how it will transform civilization. The facts and examples used in the article may not give a full picture of the situation, but succeed in presenting a strong argument....   [tags: Papers] 432 words
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Racism in Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad - Racism in Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad In recent years, the debate over the merits versus the racial shortcomings of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness has raged hot. Many, notably David Denby and Chinua Achebe, have come down on one side or another of the issue. I contend, with the help of the written opinions of Denby and Achebe, that Heart of Darkness, while racist in its views, is nonetheless a valuable and commendable work of art. In 1975, celebrated Nigerian author Chinua Achebe (Things Fall Apart, 1958) gave a lecture at the University of Massachusetts condemning Heart of Darkness as "an offensive and totally deplorable" book that should not be considered a work of art....   [tags: Papers] 445 words
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Women's Rights Movement - Women's Rights Movement As stated in Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence, "all men are created equal; they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." With this in mind, many women felt, and will continue to feel; that a fight needs to be made in order to secure their "unalienable rights—life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." This fight has brought about and will continue to make the Women's Rights Movement one of complete diversity, filled with men and women both refusing to give up what they believe so strongly in....   [tags: Papers] 416 words
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Plato's Doctrine of Recollection - Plato's Doctrine of Recollection Essay 1: Plato's Doctrine of Recollection (Sept.29,2000) The 'doctrine of recollection' states that all true knowledge exists implicitly within us, and can be brought to consciousness - made explicit - by recollection. Using the Platonic concepts of 'Forms', 'particulars', 'knowledge' and 'true opinion', this essay explains what can or cannot be recollected, why all knowledge is based on recollection, and why the doctrine does not prove the soul to be immortal....   [tags: Papers] 412 words
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Emma Woodhouse and Clueless Cher by Jane Austin - Emma Woodhouse and Clueless Cher by Jane Austin Jane Austin's "Emma Woodhouse" and "Clueless" Cher, both portray the same six qualities as main characters of their respective works. These qualities are best seen as they interact with the characters around them. The first portrayal is self-control. This is portrayed in "Clueless" when Cher finally realizes Josh is the one for her and not the other guys she has gone out with (Clueless). In "Emma," Emma feels going after Frank will complete her and she ends up being successful (Emma)....   [tags: Papers] 424 words
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Christian Teachings About Discrimination and Prejudice - Christian Teachings About Discrimination and Prejudice Prejudice is the act of prejudging someone or something, and usually implies judging another person to be of less worth or value, based on little or no actual knowledge of them. Discrimination is when people are treated badly by others because of prejudice. An example of prejudging is an employer saying, “He won’t do his job well because he is black”, and an example of discrimination is when an employer says, “I won’t employ him because he is black”....   [tags: Papers] 438 words
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