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Essay on Manipulation through Language in The Memorandum - Manipulation through Language in The Memorandum     How one utilizes language to perpetuate certain images or perspectives can greatly influence the way people think. One can use language to manipulate the minds of others and bring them under some form of subjugation. In Vaclav Havel's The Memorandum certain characters use this tactic of manipulation through different means that involve language, and in the process, they gain the authority or recognition they are seeking. Ballas promotes the new creation of the synthetic language, Ptydepe, which reduces humans by mechanizing them for the purpose of a more scientific and efficient system of communication....   [tags: Memorandum] 1294 words
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Memorandum of Understanding - MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING Dated 12th July,2010. MR.SURIYA JUNGRUNGREANGKIT a citizen of Thailand holding Passport Number:X782555 residing at Mo-ban far piyarom Soi 102, Pathumthani. 10110 Bangkok Thailand, (hereinafter referred to as the “Investor”) as the Party of the Other Part. AND MR.PHILIP POWEL carrying on business at ...........................................,holding Passport No........................... (hereinafter referred to as the “Investment Manager”) as the Party of the Other Part....   [tags: Contract] 1319 words
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State Police Department Memorandum - The purpose of this memorandum is to provide you with some information on the expected ethical conduct of all State police officers and employees with the State Police Department. It has been brought to my attention that there are several ethical violations that are being carried out on a regular routine by the police officers and staff of this department. This memo will explain the ethical dilemmas that are faced everyday by the officers of this department and what is expected of each and everyone....   [tags: Law Enforcement]
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Database Memorandum - Database Memorandum I wanted to review the database tools we have at our disposal and explain what each is used for, when each is appropriate, and some improvements that we are pursuing to makes these tools easier to use and more powerful. For the sales organization there are three database options available to us; Hyperion®, Access®, and our most widely used tool, BusinessObjects by SAP. Hyperion: This database is least understood by the sales team because Hyperion® is only used to gather financial data (Pinnacle Titan Technology Partners [Titan], n.d., p....   [tags: Business Management]
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Memorandum to the Future President of the United States - MEMORANDUM To: Future President of the United States RE: Advice for when you served in office INTRODUCTION As you may already know, being the President of the most powerful country in the world won’t be an easy task. It is one of the biggest and most important responsibility that you will undertake. As the president of the United States, you will be representing all the people of the nation as the Chief of State. The presidents has many plays many roles such as the Commander in Chief of the Military, Chief Diplomat, Chief Executive, Head Legislator, and more....   [tags: media, congress, policy] 1366 words
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Legal Memorandum on the Dissolution of Marriage - Legal Memorandum Topic Dissolution of marriage including child support and custody issues Facts Forest and Olive Green have decided to obtain a dissolution of marriage, after twenty years of marriage. She and Mr. Green have already had several arguments concerning child support arrangements for their children Kelly Green, age 14, and Moss Green, age 10. Mrs. Green thinks that it would be best for the children if she and Mr. Green had joint custody of the children. Along with this, Mrs. Green wants to be able to receive child support from Mr....   [tags: Law Case Studies] 2201 words
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CSR Program Proposal for Columbia Bank - MEMORANDUM Subject: CSR Program Proposal for Columbia Bank This memorandum proposes a corporate social responsibility program for Columbia Bank with a focus on student loan debt in our community. This CSR program could be implemented in addition to the community and customer events currently arranged on the branch level. Columbia Bank, and the local communities we serve, would greatly benefit from offering a CSR program that focuses on educating high school students, college students, parents and any potential borrower on the long-term implications of excessive student loan debt....   [tags: internal memorandum] 1252 words
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Memorandum - Memorandum Statement of Facts: On June 7, 2000, Helen Schulte borrowed a heirloom necklace from Sally Brown to wear on her wedding day. The necklace was valued at approximately $10,000. Two nights before her wedding, Helen wanted to show the necklace to a friend, who was working at a store located in an area known to be a rough part of town. Helen put the necklace on before she got out of the car. While walking to the store she was robbed. The necklace was among the items stolen. Issue: Whether a bailor can recover for property that was stolen while in the possession of the bailee....   [tags: Papers] 703 words
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Analysis Memorandum - Analysis Memorandum Introduction This is an analysis memorandum proposing the use of Microsoft Access databases within our Security Division’s infrastructure. Many security managers are relying heavily on the use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets in order to keep track of their personnel, security violations, inspection programs and training. While spreadsheets are effective means for complex calculations they are also limited in that they basically fall short in showing the relational qualities of security data in relationship to particular fields and queries....   [tags: Database Data Spreadsheet Access] 1479 words
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Memorandum to the President - Introduction Unlike the during the Cold War years, today the United States is not faced with any single major threat to our national security (Korb, 2003, p. 1). The demise of the Soviet empire effectively eradicated the threat from a competing superpower, and a new global world order was ushered in with America at the apex. However, American superiority alone can not serve to isolate and protect her citizens, because the safety and prosperity of American citizens “are more bound than ever to events beyond our border” (Obama, 2010, p....   [tags: United States, major threats, government]
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Legal Memorandum on Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress - Memorandum of Law Statement of Assignment: You have asked me to prepare a legal memorandum on the question of whether our client can gain relief from intentional infliction of emotional distress occurring from witnessing a friend¡¦s child being injured by a vehicle that is out of control due to being driven at a high rate of speed through a school zone. Pursuant to your request, this memo includes an analysis of the relevant state and federal law. Issue: Under Kentucky tort law, does intentional infliction of emotional distress occur when a person suffers severe insomnia and anxiety as a result of witnessing a friend¡¦s child being injured by a vehicle that is out of...   [tags: Law Case Studies] 1296 words
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Southwest Texas State University Parking Control Memorandum - Southwest Texas State University Parking Control Memorandum Over the past few years, the parking control office has been expanded and made more efficient by the addition of computers and the implementation of new filing procedures. Unfortunately, the department is still not providing the services it is capable of. This is due to the fact that the parking control office is under staffed in respect to counter attendants. This lack of sufficient people to work the front counter causes the process of appealing and paying parking tickets to become extremely bogged down....   [tags: Papers] 1067 words
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Memorandum of Law - 1. RIGHT OF PRIOR NOTICE OF THE CHARGES TO BE USED AGAINST THE OFFENDER IN COURT Prior notices of charges against an offender in court are provided for in the Fourteenth Amendment of the Process and Equal Protection Clauses. The appellants argument that he was not notified of the charges held against him in reasonable time are covered by the provisions of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Process and Equal Protection Clause. Accordingly, the Fourteenth Amendment provides that advance notice that a criminal accusation will follow a substantive offence is not a requirement....   [tags: Law]
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What If the Allies Had Invaded France in 1943? - From the standpoint of risks and rewards, an Allied cross-channel invasion in 1943 rather than 1944 would have been more effective for the following reasons. First, German defenses were not capable of repelling a 1943 invasion. Second, the Allies had the requisite resources and capability to carry out a successful amphibious invasion. Finally, a more efficient and effective use of resources could have ended the war earlier and on more favorable geopolitical terms for the British and Americans. I....   [tags: History, War, Normandy, Marshall Memorandum] 2421 words
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Labor Union Methodology - Labor unions are associations of traders or professionals formed to protect the rights and interests of the members and they are legally recognized by law trough the Labor Relation Act. They play a big role in influencing the laws and policies for public employees. To achieve this they use assorted ways and methods which include: Memorandums, Strikes, and Legal measures among others. Memorandums: This is a way of influencing the laws and policies for public employees. It involves the members voicing their grievances to their leaders who in turn sit down with the employer or government representative for negotiations....   [tags: Memorandums, Strikes, Legal Measures]
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The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare - ... The DHEW told districts to examine their current practices so they could determine what needed to be done to achieve compliance with the standards. The May 25th Memorandum was the beginning of many court cases and pieces of legislation to aid limited English proficient learners. This memorandum issued to school boards impacted school districts in different ways. All districts with more than 5% national origin-minority group were required to self assess and determine their level of compliance....   [tags: civil rights, english language learners] 889 words
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Contract Transfer of Title to Real Property - ... A signature may be any form of signing, initials or mark made by the party to be charged to acknowledge the contract's terms. The party to be charged usually is the one who refuses to comply with the contract's terms. Since one usually does not know who that is when the parties originally enter into the contract, it is prudent to have all parties sign. Here, we have not yet had anyone refuse to comply with the contract. And, we are told Padrina signed both copies. But, has Orande signed. The facts show he initialed both copies in response to Padrina's note asking him to do that "so as to confirm these terms." As a result, it is likely his initials constitute a signing that the statute ca...   [tags: statue, frauds, writing, terms] 701 words
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Statute of Frauds and Breach of Contract - ... The basis used to argue against the case that since no third party was involved (only Feiler and the appellees), the Statute of Frauds does not apply. It can be noted nonetheless that the appellees (Rosenbloom et. al) incurred the loss that Feiler was to provide relief if he were to honor his promise in the first place. Thus to let Feiler go without contributing his share, to escape his duty to indemnify, will be an injustice to the appellees. And since the contract of indemnity only requires two parties, the indemnitor and the indemnitee, Feiler is liable on his oral promise....   [tags: cases analysis] 1144 words
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Setting up a Company by Shares - ... The shareholders holders of the Romanian joint-stock company can be either natural or legal persons. The minimum number of shareholders is two. For the Joint Stock Company the minimum share capital cannot be below 90,000 RON the equivalent of at least 25,000 Euro and is divided into shares having a minimum value of 0.1 RON. The amount of the minimum share capital may be modified by the Government so as to represent the equivalent of 25,000 Euro. The founders must subscribe to the entire social capital of the company and must pay at least 30% of its value, the rest of to 70% having to be paid within 12 months following the incorporation of the company in case the shares have been subscrib...   [tags: joint stock company] 819 words
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How to Buy a Limited Company - How to Buy a Limited Company Firstly it can be done directly with Companies House in Cardiff or Edinburgh by calling them and they will send you the forms to fill out. The advantage of this route is that it is relatively low cost, costing around £20. The main disadvantage is the paperwork involved and the danger that it might not be done properly if you aren’t familiar with what's involved. Although the paperwork is not difficult, it is time-consuming and requires a solicitor to witness some documents, I will go into more detail about the paperwork later on in the letter....   [tags: Papers] 1318 words
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In Defense of Truman's Use of the Atomic Bomb - President Harry Truman’s use of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan during the Second World War is the most controversial decision in history. While it was an undoubtedly difficult decision, it was indeed necessary in order to end this six-year war that had ravaged the world. While many critics argue that the bomb was used primarily as an act of vengeance toward Japan, simplifying such a crucial moment in human history downplays the very real risk invading Japan posed to the United States....   [tags: Japan, AMerica, World War II] 1516 words
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An Analysis of the New York City Soda Ban - Introduction The obesity epidemic is one of the most pressing issues at this point in both American society and U.S. public policy initiatives. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention 35.9% of U.S. adults over the age of twenty are obese (CDC, 2013). The CDC further notes that 69.2% of U.S. adults twenty years of age and over are overweight (this percentage includes those who are obese). The obesity problem is not exclusive to the adults in the U.S. The CDC notes that 18.4% of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 19 are currently obese (CDC, 2013)....   [tags: Public Policy Initiatives]
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Regulating Oil and Gas Industry in Colorado - Chairman of North Dakota’s Republican party and an energy industry consultant, Robert Harms, told the media in early January 2014 that a "moderated approach" was needed amid an energy boom that has transformed the local economy in North Dakota, but created safety concerns that cannot be ignored. This comment came after a train crash occurred at the end of December 2013, when a 106-car train carrying crude oil crashed into a derailed grain train near the town of Casselton, setting off explosions and a fire that burned for more than 24 hours....   [tags: Lobbying, Big Business]
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Two Perspectives of Organization Theory - Organization theory is the body of knowledge related to the examination and analysis of both the internal workings of organizations and their interactions with their external environments. This knowledge is generated either through practical experience or through scientific inquiry. Organization theory is also concerned with applying this knowledge to designing and managing organizations. Contrary to what the term “organization theory” might suggest, the literature of this field of study teems with a variety of organization theories....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Truman Made the Right Choice - President Harry Truman’s use of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan during the Second World War is the most controversial decision in history. While it was an undoubtedly difficult decision, it was indeed necessary in order to end this six year war that had ravaged the world. While many critics argue that the bomb was used primarily as an act of vengeance toward Japan, simplifying such a crucial moment in human history downplays the very real threat Japan posed to the United States....   [tags: Harry Truman, Atomic Bomb] 1261 words
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Psychologically Vulnerable Group of People - When it comes to looking at children in the criminal justice system, they could very easily be considered vulnerable, particularly as witnesses. This is most apparent during the process of giving evidence. Lamb (1999) identified factors that can affect the quality and subsequent understanding of a child’s input. One of the factors stated that children are most likely to be psychologically vulnerable in interviews. This is because interviewers are more prone to using language that a child would find difficult to discern because their speech and language skills aren’t as developed as an adults would be....   [tags: criminal justice system, witnesses, childs]
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Duties of Directors and Shareholders in a Singapore Company - Difference between Directors and Shareholders Directors: One of the main requirements to register a Singapore Private Limited Company is that to have at least one Singapore resident director. This means that the person have to be a Singapore citizen, Singapore Permanent resident or Entrepreneur Pass holder. Duties of directors fall under two broad categories: 1. Statutory duties of care, skill and diligence, and 2. General Law duties or fiduciary duties of loyalty and good faith. Statutory duties are administrative duties, enforced by the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (ACRA) such as: 1. General duties of disclosure....   [tags: Management, Shares] 527 words
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Data Input, Output and Storage - DATA INPUT METHODS: Printed questionnaires – Depending on the type of questionnaires some form of optical data reading dives would be the best method. An OMR or Optical Mark Reader can be used in conjunction with special paper called mark sense form in order to easily input data from questionnaires where people just simply mark their answer from an already defined set of answers to a question. Another type of optical data reading that can be used with questionnaires is called OCR or optical character reader....   [tags: Data] 1570 words
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Applying Critical Thinking - Introduction On August 12, 2010, the Governor of Illinois notified the Federal State Employee Union (FSEU) Local 343, of the state’s intent to outsource and privatize the Department of Transportation (DoT) information systems management function (B. Glenn, personal communication, August 20, 2010). In response, Mr. Padilla, the president of the FSEU Local No. 343, requests the FSEU Director of Human Resources, Ms. Glenn to evaluate the notification. The memorandum dated August 20, 2010, includes Ms....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]
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Historical Impact of The Stonewall Riots in Stonewall - Historian David Carter, provides an intriguing in-depth look into the historical impact of the Stonewall Riots in Stonewall: The Riots that Sparked the Gay Revolution. This engaging book adds to the genre of sexual orientation discrimination. Carter extensively analyzes the various factors that played a role in igniting the Stonewall riots and the historical impact that the riots had on the Gay Revolution and movement for gay equality. Through the use of interviews, newspapers, and maps, Carter argues that the riots were a product of many geographical, social, political, and cultural factors....   [tags: david carter, gay revolution, gay equality]
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The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb - Technology has allowed for the furtherance of warfare, from the invention of gun powder to the splitting of the atom. These findings have propelled the leap of numerous nations’ in the ability to wage war against each other. Of these discoveries, the splitting atom spawned an invention that would hurl the world from conventional warfare into the nuclear age. These ideals were the brainstorming of some of the greatest minds in America and abroad. These scientists began to formulate the creation of the atomic bomb, a device that would change the world in ways that had never been imagined before....   [tags: Warfare]
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Information shortfalls that led to 9/11 attacks - THE WALL Rules and constraints, or what many refer to as a “legalistic wall” misinterpreted by some and misunderstood by others, made it very difficult for the IC to share information before 9/11. Best (2007), maintained that the Intelligence Community failed to share information because there were “walls” between intelligence and law enforcement agencies. These walls kept analysts from talking to each other and from sharing pieces of information that, if they had been viewed in close relationship, might have yielded a coherent picture of the emerging plot....   [tags: Legalistic Wall, Intelligence Community]
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Exploring Limited Companies - Exploring Limited Companies Limited companies can range in size from two people to tens of thousands and from a few thousand pounds to millions in turnover and from one to many thousands of shareholders. The Limited Company has its own legal identity, which is separate from the directors and owners (shareholders). This means it can own assets, form contracts, employ people, sue and be sued. They have limited liability, which means any debt repayment is limited to the shareholders funds (share capital)....   [tags: Papers] 503 words
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The Failure of California's Proposition 19 - ... As a result, California Proposition 19, the Regulate, Control & Tax Cannabis Act, became a ballot initiative on November 2, 2010 statewide ballot. Supporters argued that legalizing creational use of marijuana would help California to regulate the use and sale of marijuana, reduce correctional costs, redirect its court and law enforcement resources to other more serious crimes, and collect additional exercise taxes and sales taxes that would help with California’s budget shortfall. In spite of being a liberal state that first passed the law for medical use of marijuana, practically same numbers of the voters that approved Prop 215 rejected the Proposition 19, which could have legalized ma...   [tags: cannabis, medical, taxes] 707 words
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The Fail of California's Proposition 19 - Cannabis, also known as Marijuana, has been used by humans throughout history for medical, recreational, as well as spiritual purposes. Its fiber, oil, and seed are also refined into products such as hemp oil, wax, rope, cloth, and paper (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 2013). With 56% voters overwhelming supported for medical cannabis, California became the first state in the United States to pass Prop 215 in 1996 ensuring the patients and their primary caregivers to “have the right to obtain and use marijuana for medical purpose” (California Department of Public Health, 2013, Text of Law section, para....   [tags: Marijuana, Legalization, Cannabis] 1949 words
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Pollution Prevention Program in Oregon - ... This section provides details on the requirements of each proposal, as well as implications of the effectiveness, efficiency, equity, and political feasibility. Policy Option 1 - Status Quo (Scenario 1) The current status quo allows states and municipalities to decide what action, if any, should be applied to the dental sector. For most, this typically involves the decision as to whether amalgam separators are a mandatory requirement under law. Currently, only 11 states have legislation requiring amalgam separators in dental offices Effectiveness - Through an analysis of Scenario 1 we estimate that the status quo would an additional 13,000 pounds of mercury entering the treatment syste...   [tags: environmentla state policy] 1992 words
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