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The Four Seasons Analysis - It’s the year 2000, and a familiar song is being re-imagined by a French rapper. This is soon interrupted by Tommy DeVito, explaining that the 1975 song “oh what a night” by the Four Seasons, of which he was a member, is, in the year 2000, topping the charts in France for ten straight weeks. The setting then moves to 1950’s New Jersey where a teenage Tommy, looking to start a band with some of his Jersey buddies, discovers an angelic-voiced 15 year old named Frankie Castellucio. Before long, they form an unsuccessful group with the help of another kid from their working-poor New Jersey neighborhood, Nick Massi....   [tags: tommy devito, four seasons, castellucio] 1032 words
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The Heroes Curiosity in She and The Sign of Four - The Heroes Curiosity in She and The Sign of Four The hero cannot progress without curiosity.  However, curiosity can turn into a dangerous obsession.  There are many good examples of this throughout Victorian literature.  Literary works such as She by H. Rider Haggard and The Sign of Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, for example, reflect the curious mind at work using scientific exploration to achieve the goal of solving the mystery, but attempting to solve the mystery poses dangers to the protagonists that, at first, they are unaware of.  The curious mind, seeking discovery, eventually sees the dangers but does not turn back.  The mystery has become an obsession to the curious mind, and f...   [tags: she four] 1911 words
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The Language of Male Supremacy in She and The Sign of Four - The Language of Male Supremacy in She and The Sign of Four These days we have to be extremely careful when we write or speak.  In fact, at times it seems as if we must communicate as if tip toeing through a veritable minefield of the dangerous misinterpretations of our words.  Since many words and phrases can be construed or misconstrued as offensive, there is a heightened sensitivity to the use of language.  This is not necessarily a bad thing.  We certainly need to live in world where all people are treated with dignity and respect, and our use of language should reflect this ideal.  Most of us would not intentionally offend a person from a different race, culture, or creed, but...   [tags: She Four] 1335 words
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Argument and Parody in T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets - The Seduction of Argument and the Danger of Parody in T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets Though its more lyrical passages present detailed and evocative imagery, substantial portions of T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets afford no such easy approach. Since the initial appearance of "Burnt Norton" it has been a critical commonplace to regard these portions of the text as at once its most conceptually profound and its most formally prosaic. Of course, the Quartets offer enough cues toward this critical attitude that it may fairly be said to reside within the poem at least as much as it is imposed from without....   [tags: T.S. Eliot Four Quartets]
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Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four was written by a major contributor to anticommunist literature around the World War II period, and is one of the greatest stories of an anti-utopian society ever. Nineteen Eighty-Four was not written solely as an entertaining piece of literature or as a dream of what the future could be like, it was written as a warning of what could happen as a result of communism and totalitarianism. This was not necessarily a widely popular vision of the future at the time of publication, but it was certainly considered a possibility by many people....   [tags: George Orwell Nineteen Eighty-Four] 1237 words
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Casablanca and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - Casablanca and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)          How can a hero survive in a world gone mad?  Both Casablanca, the classic 1940s film, and 1984, a piece of classic literature by George Orwell, revolve around a world in chaos, where it is impossible to trust anyone, and a war wages on within and without.  In 1984, the protagonist, Winston, hides from a totalitarian, thought controlling government, that is out to stomp out all aggression against the Party.  In Casablanca, the lead character, Rick, dealt with a world rocked by the impacts of World War II, where everyone was a spy, and even the spies were spied on.  Both wish for hope and courage in their mutually exclusive worl...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays] 906 words
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Analysis of Francis Bacon's The Four Idols - Analysis of Francis Bacon's The Four Idols      In "The Four Idols," Francis Bacon discusses the concept of what fundamentally stands in the way of a human using the correct way of arriving upon a conclusion. Bacon believes there are four falsehoods that delay people from uncovering what they need to: the idols of the tribe, cave, marketplace and theater. At first I thought that these idols did not apply to humans at all, but now, after careful consideration, I understand how each idol relates to humankind....   [tags: Four Idols Essays Francis Bacon Human Nature]
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George Orwell and Winston Smith in Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell and Winston Smith in Nineteen Eighty-Four   "On each landing, opposite the lift shaft, the poster with the enormous face gazed from the wall. It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption beneath it ran." (Orwell 4 "Nineteen"). George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four presents a negative utopian picture, a society ruled by rigid totalitarianism. The government which Orwell creates in his novel is ruled by an entity known as Big Brother and consists of three branches....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays]
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The Power of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four - The Power of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four While schoolteachers assign George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four presumably to give us an impression of what life would be like under a totalitarian form of government, one which exercises absolute control over all aspects of life, the effort backfires: the disturbing premise for which Nineteen Eighty-Four stands is that human beings are capable of brainwashing. The government body in the society of Nineteen Eighty-Four, known simply as The Party, controls the people of Oceania prominently through control of the history and language of the people....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays] 991 words
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The Struggle in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - The Struggle in Nineteen Eighty-four (1984) In a world controlled by a higher power, constantly living in fear of doing or saying something wrong, thoughts can be incriminating. Even worse, any unpure thoughts may make you disappear. Constantly being watched, and observed without knowing. A telescreen watching every facial expression and recording any abnormal body language and movement everywhere you go. Even in your home there is no escape. You are unable to get away or turn off the power of the Telescreen and "Big Brother"....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays] 856 words
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Internal and External Conflict in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - Internal and External Conflict in 1984 The book, 1984 by George Orwell, is about the external conflict between Winston Smith and Big Brother; and the internal conflict between the two ideas, democracy and totalitarianism. Orwell wrote the novel to show society what it could become if things kept getting worse: he sensed of the expansion of communism when he wrote the novel. The conflict between democracy and totalitarianism at the year of 1945 created two characters, Winston Smith and Big Brother, in orwell's mind....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays] 907 words
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Soulless Humanity in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - Soulless Humanity in 1984   The year 1984 has since passed but George Orwell's prophetic vision of the future could still happen.  1984  portrays a society that has lost all trace of individuality, love, and critical thought.  George Orwell's "Negative Utopia" depicts the despair of the future of humans and also serves as a warning about fascism.     Orwell's sets the mood of the book as one of hopelessness for the future of humans.  He contrasts this mood with a popular philosophy: belief in the progress of humanity and the ability of people to institute peace and justice in the world.  These contrasting views set up the premise for the life of Winston Smith, who is one man caught in a...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays] 828 words
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State Defined Reality in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - State Defined Reality in George Orwell's 1984   Reality can have a more fluid and complicated definition than we might realize. Instead of being a concrete ability to see 'black-and-white' differences between ideas and basing beliefs on outside evidence , a person's conception of reality might accommodate contradicting beliefs, reject and ignore truth when convenient, or embrace concepts seemingly preposterous in a 'sane' world. A postmodern work of fiction allows for the shifting and changing of reality, thus giving the audience an alternate reality to compare to the perceived reality outside the work....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays Orwell]
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The Greesboro Four - Generally when you think of a hero, who do you envision. Most likely, you picture a strong and imposeing figure, someone capable of performing in high pressure situations, demonstrating bravery and passion to help his/her fellow man. Those who typically fit that role in society are firefighters, policemen, and soldiers. Those people deserve all the credit and recognition they receive for their courageous acts. However, what about individuals or groups who aren’t necessarily on the “frontlines” physically protecting others and saving lives, but who work extremely hard to improve the lives of others in some way....   [tags: Ezell Blair Jr., David Richmond, Franklin McCain]
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The Four Idols - It could be possible that humans are not capable of perceiving the truth. In "The Four Idols" according to Bacon, ". . . the human understanding is like a false mirror. . ." (Bacon 582). If this is correct, then people basically live in false reality. Humans are affected by what they believe in. Bacon states, ". . . [t]here are four classes of idols which beset men's minds" (582).The Idols of the Tribe, the Idols of the Cave and the Idols of the Marketplace strongly imply that our senses are prone to weakness (582)....   [tags: Bacon] 632 words
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The Traits of Society in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - The Traits of Society in 1984 In the novel "1984", by George Orwell, an interesting, thought-provoking scenario is created for the reader to ponder. The totalitarian government which ruled this oppressive world controlled every aspect of the citizens who resided there. Living in a society with limited freedom of expression is not, in any case, enjoyable. Communication, personal beliefs, and individual loyalty to the government are all controlled by the inner Party in several ways....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays] 521 words
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Importance of History in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - The Importance of History in 1984 Time is an amazing element of the universe we are in. It is a driving force - we cannot speed it up or slow it down, it perpetually marches forward at a constant speed. After a moment in time has past, it becomes the past, and we have absolutely no way of going back to it to experience it again in a new way. Once time has past, all that remains is our perception of it. History is nothing more than our collective perceptions of the past. And perception is not like time - it is not constant, it can be altered....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays] 747 words
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George Orwell's Symbolism and Derivation for Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - George Orwell's Symbolism and Derivation for 1984 George Orwell's 1984 had a profound effect upon the way people thought during the mid 20th century. The book signified Orwell's most complex novel which told the story of Arthur Koestler and the countless others who suffered because of the totalitarian governments in Eastern Europe (Meyers 114). When 1984 was published in 1949, the Cold War had just begun. The novel's ending was pessimistic and thus seemed as an attack on communism. The novel was also considered to be the prophecy of what would happen to the West if the communist ideology spread....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays]
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Metaphysics, Epistemology and George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - Metaphysics, Epistemology and Orwell's 1984 Since the beginning of recorded time, philosophers have pondered questions of metaphysics (what exists, what is real) and epistemology (how we know what exists and is real, our proof). However in George Orwell's 1984, the need to answer these questions no longer exists for the majority, as the ruling party has created a new reality for its citizens, one in which what is real and what truly exists cannot be questioned. But on the flip side, the protagonist of 1984, Winston Smith, finds himself constantly searching for what is real in his life, and in a larger sense, in the society and world that surrounds him....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays]
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Four Factors of an Aircraft in Flight - ... The force that acts against this lift force is called weight. The left principle states that in order for an object to be lifted off the ground, the weight of that object should be less than the air surrounding it. Now you might be asking, why is it that aircraft which is heavier than car fly but car don’t. The answer to this question lies within the engineering of an aircraft. An aircraft has something that a vehicle doesn’t have; Wings. In order to understand how the wing generate lift, we would first have to understand the Bernoulli’s principle; which states, static pressure(air that doesn’t move) plus dynamic pressure(moving air) equals constant....   [tags: lift, thrust, drag] 668 words
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Four Elements of the Marketing Mix - What does the phrase marketing mix mean. What is the purpose of the marketing mix. The marketing mix is a process most organizations use to bring a product or service to market. The four Ps is a good way to define the marketing mix tool. The four Ps or four elements of the marketing mix are product, place, price, and promotion, which are used to satisfy consumers’ needs and the objectives of the organization. After a target market is selected, “…the firm must take steps to satisfy [the customers] needs” (Kerin, Hartley, & Rudelius, 2009 p....   [tags: Marketing ]
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The Four Characteristics of a Competitive Market - ... This allows buyers to choose from a large number of sellers without the ability to distinguish any differences. This includes the ability to distinguish which firm produces the product by eliminating brand names or other distinguishing features that differentiate products by firm. Every firm, therefore, produces a good that is a perfect substitute for the product produced by another firm in the same market. This results in the inability to raise the price of the good because the consumer would then substitute another good....   [tags: firm, sellers, buyers] 544 words
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The Four Main Stages of Business - ... Finally, stage four, being the creation of a more structured business, which entails the creation of policies and procedures. In the first phase of the creation of the business, the owner will assume all responsibilities of the business. This many include everything from the production of the good or service to the administrative tasks. Following is Microsoft’s example of its early years: “Gates oversaw the business details, but continued to write code as well. In the first five years, he personally reviewed every line of code the company shipped, and often rewrote parts of it as he saw fit.” (Curtis 2014) This shows that even a computer giant started small and had to oversee administra...   [tags: creation, growth and structure, delegations] 590 words
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The Four Types of Conflict in Shattered - In the book, Shattered, the book is about a teen who begins to mature as he ages. The main character is starting to become more mature after he gets a placement at a soup kitchen. He starts to realise that there are many problems going on in the society. There are many types of conflicts that are going on around him. The four types of conflicts going on in the book are Human vs. Society, Human vs. Self, Human vs. Human and Human vs. Self. The one conflict that is really making this story apparent is Human vs....   [tags: human, society, self, maturity] 841 words
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The Four Causes of the Civil War - Civil War Paper Did you know Abraham Lincoln, President of the North and Jefferson Davis, President of the South were both from the state of Kentucky (PBS). The Civil War was one of the bloodiest battles ever and it was a very important five years in American history. The Civil War was caused by sectionalism, lifestyle, secession, and slavery, was impacted by Southern and Northern leaders, was fought in many battles and as a result started the Reconstruction era in America. Two of the leaders in the South were Jefferson Davis and Robert E....   [tags: sectionalism, lifestyle, secession, slavery] 1811 words
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The Four Stages of Human Life - The Ashram’s develop self-fulfillment, spiritual culture and completion to one-self in the Hindu religion. In ancient Hinduism, the human life is divided into four stages; the Brahmacarya, Grihastha, Vanaprastha, and Sanyasa. Each stage is known as an ashrama and is a part of the Ashram system. Ashram, meaning “a place of spiritual shelter”# can be viewed as a religious journey in which each Hindu must go through to gain spirituality. Typically, the males were the ones who went through the four stages of ashram....   [tags: Hinduism]
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Buddhism and the Four Noble Truths - Tilopa once said, “It is not the outer objects that entangle us. It is the inner clinging that entangles us.” Over 2500 years ago, Buddha outlined the framework for Buddhist thought in which he declared that he taught suffering, its origin, cessation and path. The four noble truths contain the basis of Buddha’s ideas which he attained while meditating under a bodhi tree, which would later become a Buddhist symbol. While Buddhism is not practiced by many, its affect in the world can be seen in the utilization of the four noble truths that Buddha was enlightened with....   [tags: Siddhartha Guatama, tilopa]
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The Four Pillars of Public Administration - Public Administration involves the development, implementation and management of policies for the attainment of set goals and objectives that will be to the benefit of the general public. Since Public Administration involves taking decisions that affect the use of public resources there is often the question of how to utilize public resources for maximum public good. The National Association of Public Administration has identified four pillars of public administration: economy, efficiency, effectiveness and social equity....   [tags: efficiency, equity, economy] 1050 words
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The Four Types of Parenting Styles - With over three hundred million Americans and over six billion people worldwide parenting skills are essential to maintain a healthy society. Parenting involves many aspects and requires many skills. It is a time to nurture, instruct, and correct to develop fundamental skills children will need to be mature, responsible, and contributing adults to a society. There are four commonly identified parenting styles; authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and uninvolved parenting. Of the four parenting styles, two remain on opposite ends of the parenting spectrum....   [tags: Classification Essays] 882 words
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The Four Theories of Presidential Power - There are four theories of presidential power. Each of the four theories describes the nature and scope of presidential power in a different view. Constitutional Theory: Holds that Article II of the constitution contains a record of executive powers and the president must be prepared at all times to justify his or her actions either on the basis of the record of the powers contained in Article II or on implied powers (Mason & Stephenson, 2012). Stewardship Theory: Implies that the president is a “steward of the people” and is deemed responsible to do anything that the needs of the nation deem necessary unless it is in violation of the constitution (Mason & Stephenson, 2012)....   [tags: control, war, inherent]
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The Four Paradigms of Human Existence - ... Love and belonging is next and human requirements are always interpersonal and involve thoughts of belongingness which leads us to nationalistic tendencies and kin relationships with others that can relate. More importantly is any individual's safety needs and this takes precedence and dominates behavior. In the lack of physical safety, war, natural disaster, violence, childhood abuse, etc., humans may feel post-traumatic stress or Tran-generational trauma. Now that we have the physiological needs, which are the basic life requirements for human survival, breathing, food, water sex, sleep it now elevates the question to which one of the paradigms fits closely to satisfy all these human...   [tags: self actualization, esteem, love, belonging] 836 words
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The Four Causes of Speculative "Bubbles" - Why do some technologies lead to speculation while others do not. Why were there speculative bubbles in stocks of early radio producers and broadcasters, “aeroplane” manufacturers and airlines, internet storefronts, electronics producers, electric automobile manufacturers, and transcontinental railroads, but not in the stocks of producers of lasers, northeastern railroads, antibiotics, nylon, rayon, cellophane, or televisions. Our proposed work aims to rectify an important methodological flaw in current studies of speculative crises: one cannot identify the causes of bubbles by examining a single case, nor can one identify bubbles based on an analysis of bubbles throughout history....   [tags: Investing] 1744 words
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The Four Principles in Biomedical Ethics - In this diverse society we are confronted everyday with so many ethical choices in provision of healthcare for individuals. It becomes very difficult to find a guideline that would include a border perspective which might include individual’s beliefs and preference across the world. Due to these controversies, the four principles in biomedical ethic which includes autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice help us understand and explain which medical practices are ethical and acceptable....   [tags: ethical choices in provision of healthcare] 1549 words
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Representation of Women by Four Authors - ... The storm is a storm that occurs from the repression that female characters suffer. In After the Acadian Ball Calixta also encounters repression. Calixta desires to act at the ball in a manner that is viewed poorly by society and she must decide between pleasing herself and conforming to society, this case is similar to Daisy Miller. Calixta and Daisy Miller are clearly faced with expectations to follow strict rules and not express themselves. These expectations reflect the expectations of women to play a defined and insignificant role in society....   [tags: sterotypes, gender, culture, men, women] 1228 words
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Four Benefits of Collaboration in Business - ... (Greenbaum, 2012), basic games elements should be included: points, badges, contests, leader boards and ratings. This will give persons an incentive to work together and assist in achieving the ultimate goal. However, while involved, persons should also be rewarded with tangible items, be recognized by their peers as well as the supervisor. This will give the employees a sense of worth and that they are contributing to the overall goal of the business and had some fun in getting there. All stakeholders are involved and interacting in the gaming environment often times these interaction requires the use of some enterprise or desktop software system....   [tags: Profit, Company, Gaming]
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The Four Properties of a Transaction - ... In a multi-threaded server, the requests would each open a new thread to process the request. A multi-threaded server will also improve responsiveness and possibly make the application run faster, and allow threads to be prioritized based on importance. Multi-threaded does lead to more complex code but most modern programming languages make it very intuitive to implement a multi-threaded process. 6. Middleware is the layer between the operating system and the software applications that provides services to the applications beyond the services available from the operating system....   [tags: atomic, consistent, isolated, durable] 3105 words
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Impact of the Four-Day Workweek - The acronym TGIF (Thank God It’s Friday) may soon lose its popularity, being replaced by TGIT (Thank God It’s Thursday). The change is due to a growing popularity of four-day workweeks which have become the standard for many companies and municipalities. The benefits of the four-day workweek appear to extend far beyond the organization to the employee and society in general. In an effort to illustrate this point, the current investigation considers the benefits and drawbacks of four-day workweeks, examining the issue from the perspective of the organization, employer, and society....   [tags: TGIF, TGIT, improve quality of life]
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Taking a Look at Four-Dimensionalism - ... A few questions may be raised at this point: How does one temporal part outlast another. What decides when a temporal part ceases to exist. How can we tell when one temporal part ceases to exist and another comes into existence. How can infinitely many temporal parts exist all at once. When does an object fully cease to exist. Through all of these questions four-dimensionalism can be weakened to the point where it is no longer very appealing. According to the theory of four-dimensionalism, at every instance there can be many temporal parts entering into existence while some simultaneously cease to exist....   [tags: metaphysical problems] 1188 words
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The Four Seasons Business Analysis - ... (Economic Times, 2010). Lately, the market has flooded with cheap Chinese and Malaysian brands which are on average about 15% cheaper than domestic brands, despite 10% customs duty. Substitutes for pregnancy prevention are birth bills (currently enjoying higher sales than condoms) but, there are no substitutes for sexually transmitted disease prevention. Power of suppliers is low as condom manufacturing capabilities can be located across the country. However, customer bargain power has increased with the increased condom brands in the market....   [tags: condom market in India] 3368 words
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Four Principles of Interpersonal Communication - Introduction A critical review of what has been noted about the four principles of interpersonal communication demonstrates that King (2000) has provided the definitive source for reviewing these issues. According to King, interpersonal communication is: inescapable, irreversible, complicated and contextual. Using these four principles as a basis for research, the current investigation provides a review of each of the four principles and the implication of each of these principles for the nursing professional....   [tags: Communication]
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Four Main Functions of Management - ... Managers with the respective skill sets are in place to ensure the tasks are delegated and the personnel are equipped with the proper tools to carry out their duties successfully. Creating organizational charts gives the business a thorough depiction of what the manager’s listing of responsibilities are as it relates to the position. Organizing for managers is similar to some of the organizational structures pertaining to the military. In each department or section in the military there are managers or noncommissioned and commissioned officers that are in charge of their sections respectively....   [tags: planning, organizing, organization]
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The Fab Four: The Beatles - The 60’s were a time of drugs, Vietnam, civil rights, and rock and roll, but most of all the sixties were known as the birth of one of the greatest bands to ever exist, the Beatles. In Liverpool, England four boys, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, formed an English rock band. The Beatles started their career by playing in simple clubs for around a three-year period. In 1961 they auditioned for Decca Records. Dick Rowe the man in charge of Decca, turned down the boys and passed up the biggest chance of a lifetime....   [tags: liverpool, civil rights, bands]
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Four Principles of Harvard Negotiations - Four Principles of Harvard Negotiations The four principles of Harvard Negotiations came from the Harvard Negotiation Project which states the principle for coming to a mutually acceptable agreement. The four principles are (1) separate the people from the problem assumes an individualist value set, (2) focus on interest not positions assumes a not-too-large power distance, (3) inventing options for mutual gain assumes a tolerance for new solutions and (4) insisting on using objective criteria assumes that there is a shared objective between the parties....   [tags: Interpersonal Communication]
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Four Ways to Measure Creativity - Four Ways to Measure Creativity There are multiple assessment tools today that have been created solely for the purpose of assessing creativity. Some assessments are in the form of questionnaires across a broad range of domains, while others are specific to everyday activities. Other assessments require self-reporting while other assessments require students to perform specific tasks to be assessed with a scoring criterion. I have chosen tests that measure thinking, achievement, behavior and beliefs....   [tags: assessment tools]
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The Four Types of Taxes - The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the layout of taxation. I will differentiate the types of taxes and the roles that they serve currently. Subsequently, I will explain what equity, efficiency, effectiveness and transparency (EEET) are and show how they apply to taxation as a whole. Lastly, I will conclude how the EEET applies to the four tax types. The four types of taxes this paper will discuss are income tax, sales tax, property tax, and user fees. Income tax was not permanently established until the 16th Amendment was passed in 1913....   [tags: income tax, sales tax, property taxes]
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The Four types of Reinforcement - ... For example, a puppy does not use the puppy pad and the owner scolds him for it. The second type of punishment, negative punishment, is known as the “punishment by removal.” Negative punishment involves taking away something that is dear to the punished. An example of this type of punishment is a parent taking a teenagers cell phone for back talking. As with almost everything there is a downside to punishment. Punishment is often painful and uncomfortable, which is why is it often frowned upon....   [tags: positive, negative, punishment, extinction] 652 words
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Four Memorable Characters in "Holes" - “Holes” is written by Louis Sachar. It focuses on boys who go to Camp Green Lake because they have committed a criminal act, and all sorts of things happen to Stanley whilst he is there. The four characters he makes memorable are: Stanley, Zero, Mr Sir and the Warden. Sachar makes the Warden very memorable by the fact that she is a very vicious person. When he refers to her, he describes her as a very special and unique character, like for example the Warden always says “Excuse me” to show respect, so no one can say anything back to her....   [tags: Character Analysis] 592 words
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Four Fields of HRM Function - 1.1 Background to Research One of the first explicit statements made on Human resource management was given by Michigan School (Fomburn et al, 1984) where they said that human resource systems and the organization structure should be managed in a way that is congruent with organizational strategy. Human resource management is a strategic approach of managing people in an organization. It is also sometimes considered synonymous to personnel management. Miller (1987) suggests that HRM is all about those decisions and actions concerning the employees at all levels and are related to the strategies that aim to gain competitive advantage....   [tags: Business Management] 2036 words
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Four Socioeconomic Determinants of Health - Substantial evidence is increasing, giving the Minister of Health more reason to believe housing, income, employment and education, abbreviated as the socioeconomic determinants of health, are to some degree responsible for poor health and inequalities (Public Health Advisory Committee PHAC, 2004). The purpose of this assignment is to discuss these four determinants and how they impact health from the Public Health Advisory Committee’s perspective. Employment and housing will be discussed in further detail as well as government policies, strategies or legislations will be included....   [tags: Health ]
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The Four Types of Love - Since early civilizations, Greek philosophers such as Socrates and Plato have debated on the subject of love; Plato thought of love as an emotion that exists in a hierarchical form, whereas Socrates argued that love is a combination of many elements. It is difficult even many years later to truly understand the complexity that love seems to exist as. Throughout the years, though, scientists and philosophers have discovered that there is an organizational method to a successful marriage and that the ideal marriage can be achieved with a strong foundation and specific wants that have been clearly communicated....   [tags: Socrates, Plato, marriage, divorce]
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Piaget's Four Stages of Development - I choose the scenario about the baby and the educator. This is how I interpreted it: The educator believed that the baby was falling behind in relation to his developmental stage, maybe based on Piaget’s four stages of development. This prompted the educator to place the baby in a situation where he was to ‘learn to become independent’. The baby seemed to feel scared and overwhelmed by the situation he was placed in and made that evident to the educator by crying excessively, to the point that the educator had to justify why she had left him there “he needs to learn to be independent” (Mac Naughton, 2003, pp.51)....   [tags: child's learning, constructivist theory, equality]
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The Four Periods of Literature - ... The best anyone can do is to enjoy each passing joy and victory, not holding on to the losses or pitfalls, but learning from them and moving forward. Some men are content to simply fall in line and follow the footsteps of those who have gone before. This produces nothing more than a life which has already been played out by someone prior. The third lesson studying literature has brought me is the fact that all great things started from taking a risk. The majority of writers who copy others style and attempt to make it their own fail....   [tags: celebrating deterioration]
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The Four Types of Stress - Stress is not something to be avoided. Everyone feels stressed from time to time and it depends on people that may feel stress in different ways. Not all stress is bad but it depends on how peoples take it. The words “stress” is something all of us have experienced but it seems that there are many different definitions used by psychologist, medics, management consultants or others. Psychologists describe stress as “demands of life” which pointed out as “stressors” and stress is the cause of the worn out tissue of our body (Meenakshisundaram, 2012, p.101)....   [tags: eustress, acute stress, episode acute, chronic] 1011 words
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Uranium in the Four Corners - ... Opponents of the uranium mining operation want the federal environmental review updated and point out the uranium mine’s close proximity to the Red Butte Traditional Cultural Property, which was recognized and designated by the US Forest Service in 2010. Transporting the uranium has also proven to be a major concern for communities in northern Arizona, most notably Flagstaff. In 2010 the Flagstaff City Council passed a resolution supporting the Obama administration’s withdrawal of one million acres of federal land around the national park from uranium mining for 20 years....   [tags: mining, shaft, conservation, conditions]
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The Four Types of Capitalism - Capitalism is a form of economic model that stresses on private ownership when it comes to production, trade, and industry. The goal of all capitalists is to use various inputs in order to obtain profit. The main characteristics of capitalism are capital accumulation, competitive markets and wage labor. Ever since the fall of the communist Soviet Union the majority of the nations of the world have adapted capitalism as its main economic model. However there are many forms of capitalism that are being used throughout the world....   [tags: accumulation, markets, social, state, wage] 1529 words
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The Four Kinds of Attachments - Ever wondered, why instinctively you knew that being very close to your parents or caregivers was so vital to your survival. Why did you feel like you were dying when you were not near them and when they would walk away from you just being in reach distance, you felt like you were lacking oxygen. There is a scientific explanation for all of this, it is called something that we all heard of before but do not know the psychological aspect of it. It is called attachment. There are four kinds of attachments....   [tags: secure, insecure, ambivalent] 1608 words
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The Four Ps of Marketing - ... The price is set according to the segment to which the product is exported. The majority of population earns one by hardworking and they do not earn high hence the prices are set by the wish and how they perceive the product in their market. The other constraint is where the shops are placed if the shop is located in elite class area then Khadi by charging premium pricing. Pricines of the products vary according to the quality and material of the cloth. Promotions Marketing strategy 1. We market Khadi by participating in trade exhibitions....   [tags: price, product, place, promotion] 676 words
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Four Categories of FACTS Devices - The FACTS device concept was introduced by the Electric Power Research Institute in the late 1980. Since then facts devices have become more and more popular in power systems. Before the introduction of FACTS conventional power flow control techniques were there but they were not fast enough, need to be manually operated and lacked proper co-ordination leading to acceptance of FACTS devices. As years pass by more and more advancement in FACTS technologies are evolving. FACTS controllers can be divided into four categories based on their connection in the network - Shunt Controllers, Series Controllers, Combined Series-Series Controllers and Combined Series-Shunt Controllers....   [tags: power systems, controllers] 764 words
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The Four Color Theorem - Since hundred years ago, when people started to make maps to show distinct regions, such as states or countries, the four color theorem has been well known among many mapmakers. Because a mapmaker who can plan very well, will only need four colors to color the map that he makes. The basic rule of coloring a map is that if two regions are next to each other, the mapmaker has to use two different colors to color the adjacent regions. The reason is because when two regions share one boundary can never be the same color....   [tags: Math Research ] 987 words
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The Big Four Auditors - ... It is to show proof or documentation of business activities. The “auditor” then checks these documents and recorded events to make judgments and give opinions on how to improve effectiveness on control and risk management. All public companies, by law, have to undergo audits. It is crucial to see whether the capital being invested in firms is being done legally. In their auditing service, they offer reports professionally and with excellent quality. Their specialists are basically business advisors that give advice on improvements for many firms....   [tags: KPMG, Ernst and Young, Deloitte] 764 words
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Four Days in September - ... From this primary source, we know that there were areas like this, so the movie not showing this also shows that these individuals suffering were not as important as well as the scenery of Brazil. In the song Algeria, Algeria, it mentions the crime and how it appears on the faces of presidents. This small part of the song gives the impression that goverment power played a major role during these times, that an artist would put it in their song. The film does not show the major music scene in Brazil....   [tags: Brazilian experience, film analysis] 1225 words
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Niko Tinbergen's Four Questions - Consider at least two of Tinbergen's 'four questions' in relation to filial imprinting. Tinbergen’s ‘four questions’ refers to a publication from 1963 by Niko Tinbergen, one of the founding fathers of behavioural biology (Giraldeau, 2012). In which he outlined four questions in the study of animal behaviour, namely causation, development, function described as the survival value and evolution. Although Tinbergen’s questions were not original, as causation, function and evolution questions had already been discussed previously by biologist Julian Huxley, Tinbergen added a fourth question to the study of animal behaviour regarding development (Giraldeau, 2012)....   [tags: Behavioral Biology, Animal Behavior, Causation]
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The Four Noble Truths - The Four Noble Truths The four sights that Siddhartha was hidden from all his life are what compelled him to find the Four Noble Truths. When Siddhartha set out to see the outside world he saw the sights of old age, sickness, death, and the wandering monk. Siddhartha’s ultimate goal was to end all the suffering he had experienced as well as what he had seen others experience. His discovery of the solution began with the recognition that life is suffering. The First Noble Truth is that the suffering of birth, old age, sickness and death is unavoidable—this suffering or dis-ease is also known as dukkha....   [tags: Buddhist studies, religious precepts]
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Four Phases of Grief - John Doe was born on January 28, 1924, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. John Doe began the conversation by telling me when he was four years of age his older brother woke him up while holding a shot gun in his hand. John Doe’s brother began to tell him he needs to get up but quietly so he does not wake his parents. He and his brother went out to the cornfields near his house and lay on the ground. John Doe said with a smile, “I can still hear my brother whisper in my ear that we were going to get dinner for the family.” John Doe looks up and sees two deer in the fields, his brother, only five years old, raises the gun and kills one....   [tags: poverty, attachment, psychodynamic] 1856 words
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Aristotle's Four Main Causes - To some the causes and effects of things are mutually exclusive, and coexistence with one another. When observing specific equipment or even life, the question stands that there must be an account that took place before such items ceased to exist. Particularly, Aristotle argues that each thing, whatever it may be, will have causes, or types of explanatory factors by which that thing can be explained. The significant knowledge of causes allows for specific accounts to be known. It’s like questioning what occurred first the chicken or the egg....   [tags: Philosophy]
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Four Definitions of Nationalism - Nationalism was a debatable issue in 19th century. It had developed differently in Western Europe and Eastern, Central Europe. Western Europe was identified with Civic Nationalism, and nationalism was also seen as an imperialist and economic movement. In Eastern and Central Europe, however, there were many types of nationalism, such as the popular nationalism, that aimed at national liberation and unification. Benedict Anderson has a theoretical definition of nationalism, which aim at correcting previous definitions of nationalism and create a single, universal theory of nationalism....   [tags: Nationalism] 1726 words
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Four Major Workforce Changes - The four major workforce changes over next five years in the workforce are as follows: gender, age, diversity, and family-focused. In addition, the public workforce transformation is a result of changes in the laws and executive orders, such as the Executive Order 10925, Executive Order 11374, Equal Opportunity laws, Execute Order 8802, and Civil Rights Act. Furthermore, the combination of legal changes and executive orders preventing discrimination based on race, gender, religion, color, and national origin in recruiting, hiring, and firing allowed for more women and other minorities to enter the public sector workforce....   [tags: Labor Issues]
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Utopia and Nineteen Eighty-Four - ... The thought police even sometimes use children as spies to catch people in the act of thinking thoughts against The Party. In 1984, “There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the Thought Police plugged in on any individual wire was guesswork. It was even conceivable that they watched everybody all the time. But at any rate they could plug in your wire whenever they wanted to” (Orwell 5). Also in 1984, “A handsome, tough-looking boy of nine had popped up from behind the table and was menacing him with a toy automatic pistol, while his small sister, about two years younger, made the same gesture with a fragment o...   [tags: George Orwell novel, Oceania]
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Four Classroom Management Strategies - Behavior problems will unavoidably arise in the classroom no matter how much planning I do to prevent problems. I cannot prepare for all the misbehaviors that can and will arise in my classroom throughout the school year. Due to these unforeseen behaviors I have assembled four strategies that will assist me in handling the minor disruptive behaviors prior to, and during the disruptive behavior. These strategies are: scanning the class frequently, using proximity control, remaining calm and providing an immediate response to the problem, and involving humor in the lesson....   [tags: Education, teaching, student behavior]
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Four Major Market Structures - There are four major market structures; perfect competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, and monopoly. Perfect competition is the market structure in which there are many sellers and buyers, firms produce a homogeneous product, and there is free entry into and exit out of the industry (Amacher & Pate, 2013). A perfect competition is characterized by the fact that homogeneous products are being created. With this being the case consumers have no tendency to buy one product over the other, because they are all the same....   [tags: Competition, Monopolistic, Oligopoly, Monopoly]
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Four Groups of Microalgae - ... When the dyes waste matter enter water bodies they may either inhibit the biological action or reason of water- borne disorder such as nausea, hemorrhage, ulceration of skin irritation and mucous membrane,dermatitis, damage of nasal septum, harsh of respiratory tract or cancer and harmfully influence water supply, soil fertility, aquatic organisms and ecosystem reliability. If wastewater is release into the close to water bodies, it can cause sever environmental and health difficulty to human beings....   [tags: cultivation, cosmetics, pollution] 1149 words
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Four IT Alingment Patterns - ... When addressing the individual business unit, standardization and removing legacy IT systems can often be ignored. Simple changes or improvements become huge ordeals involving specialized knowledge workers and eventually cost the organization more in direct expense and lost potential growth. The challenge of unnecessary complexity can be mitigated by a commitment from senior management to eliminate legacy systems and introduce standardization across the organization for all of IT. This action, however, can be a huge undertaking and management might not be bold enough to follow through with spending so much time, money, and effort today with no guarantee of direct growth tomorrow....   [tags: information technology solutions] 1384 words
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Four Groups of Malnutrition - ... (2000) completed a similar study with a total of 337 patients, assessing the prevalence of malnutrition, methods for identification and clinical management in acute settings. The diagnostic criteria used for malnutrition included those with BMI <18.5 kg/m2 in accordance with WHO guidelines and those with a BMI between 18.5-20 kg/m2 who reported a weight loss of more than three kg in the last three months. Kelly et al. (2000) discovered the following prevalence of malnutrition; BMI was <18.5 kg/m2 in 9% of patients; of these, 63% reported having also lost >three kg in the last three months....   [tags: undernutrition, overnutrition, Imbalance] 2314 words
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Adoption of Sustainable Behavior - ... The chapter highlights that the four A’s of sustainable consumer behavior – awareness, acceptance, ability and action engage consumers to adopt supportive behavior towards sustainability. A summary of these is given below in Table 1. Table 1: Four As of Consumer sustainability Awareness – Knowledge and understanding of consuming sustainably Acceptance – believing in sustainability claims, personal importance of claims, making difference through actions and checking social acceptance of behavior pattern Ability – resources and memory to carry out desired action Action – engaging effectively and reliably in desired behavior....   [tags: the four A's approach] 2777 words
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Four Freedoms - Ramsis #53 Mon. 4:00-6:40 History 110 Nobiletti 12/12/13 Four freedoms 11 months before the United States of America would declare war on Japan, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a speech to the American people known as the “four freedoms” on January 6, 1941.1 The main purpose of this speech was to rally support to enter World War 2, however in order to declare war the United States Of America had to abandon the isolationist policies that emerged out of WWI. These four freedoms would establish human rights after the war, but more importantly they would resonate through the United States for decades after the war....   [tags: freedom of spech, freedom of religion, want, fear]
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Connecting Courses: Introducing The Four Personality Types to The Four Misbehavior Goals - Personality type plays a large role in how a student behaves in the classroom and interacts with his/her fellow students and teachers. Identifying personality types in our classroom can help us to avoid misbehavior problems before they begin or once started help us to better understand the student and to help that student make better choices in the future. What I propose in this paper is a combining of Linda Albert’s (2003) cooperative discipline technique as detailed in Cooperative Discipline and Don Lowry’s (2004) personality types as detailed in Keys to Personal Success....   [tags: Education]
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Four Geometry Formulas - As you begin the course of geometry students are generally familiarized with frequently used formulas in mathematics. These formulas include finding the perimeter and area of two-dimensional figures and finding the volume and surface area of three-dimensional figures. For every diverse shape there is a related formula for finding its perimeter, area, volume, or surface area. Therefore, we will only focus on four formulas for four singular shapes or figures. We will find the perimeter of a square, the area of a triangle, the volume of a right circular cylinder and the total surface area of a sphere....   [tags: Geometry] 649 words
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four way equivalence - According to the four-way equivalence model, both interest rates and inflation rates are theoretically associated with expected changes in spot rates. Your task is to review the empirical evidence relating to this assertion and determine whether these theoretical relationships have any basis in fact. The “Four Way Equivalence Model” is a relationship between interest rates and inflation rates keeping in view the foreign exchange rates and also the changes that are expected to take place in spot rates....   [tags: economy, spot rates]
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Four Political Theories - There are four political theories that have taken shape throughout time. Each theory addresses the question of who holds power and the influences in the public. The theories include; The Pluralists Theory of Democracy,Hyper-pluralism, Elite Pluralism, and the Traditional theory. Although each theory is completely different, they all exhibit the common idea;people, either as individuals or groups, can make a difference in government. The Pluralism theory has an affect on many aspects of America; Military spending, Education, and Healthcare for the elderly....   [tags: Pluralism] 916 words
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Aristotle's Four Causes - To know a thing, says Aristotle, one must know the thing’s causes. For Aristotle the knowledge of causes provides an explanation. It is a way to understand something. Because of the importance of causality to knowledge and understanding, Aristotle developed something like the complete doctrine of causality, distinguishing efficient, material, formal, and final causes, and later concepts of causality have been derived from his analysis by omission. Aristotle’s four causes gives answers to the questions related to the thing to help ascertain knowledge of it, such as what the thing is made of, where the thing comes from, what the thing actually is, and what the thing’s purpose is....   [tags: ancient Greek philosophy] 960 words
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