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The Many Benefits of Universal Religions - For thousands of years, religions have had a monumental impact upon billions of people’s lives. Religions have affected every square inch of the planet, and have influenced almost everyone’s life. There are two types of religions, universal, and ethnic. Universal religions have managed to proselytize an impressive amount of followers across the globe. Ethnic religions and universal religions are very different. While ethnic religions have stayed in concentrated areas, isolated from everyone else, not seeking any other followers, universal religions had openly welcomed many diverse people, and succeeded to rapidly solve major world issues....   [tags: Universal Religions Essays]
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Universal Religions are Beneficial for the World - Currently, there are thousands of religions in the world. These religions can be identified as two groups: universal and ethnic. Universal religions can be defined as two words: proselytizing, and accepting. Ethnic religions are religions that are clique. However, universal religions are more beneficial for the health of the world; they influence others on their culture and history, they are generally more accepting and welcoming of diverse affiliations of people, and they also encourage egalitarianism of people throughout the world....   [tags: Universal Religions Essays]
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Universal Orlando Resort Logo - Universal Orlando Resorts are sizzling escapade theme park owned by NBCUniversal and is located in Orlando, Florida. The Universal Orlando Resorts comprises of twin theme parks known as the Island of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida, three Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Hotels (Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and Loews Royal Pacific Resort respectively along with the all night exotic entertainment complex – The Universal CityWalk Orlando. Universal Orlando was originally opened in the year 1990 as Universal Studios Florida and flourished in to the largest ever theme park located in the Orlando....   [tags: Island of Adventure, Universal Studios Florida] 672 words
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Universal Health Care - Access, efficiency, quality, and sustainability have been the issues put into question in the on going battle of the health care reform over the years. Today President Obama is working on providing coverage for uninsured American's. His solution: universal health care. “Universal health care is a health care coverage for all eligible residents of a political region and often covers medical, dental, and mental health care.” (“Universal Health Care” 1). This may be beneficial for the lower income families, but for the greater majority of insured American's 'Obamacare' comes up short....   [tags: Universal Healthcare, Healthcare] 408 words
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Analysis of the Logo, Branding, and Marketing of Universal Studios - In this essay I will look at the Film Company and distributer Universal Studios, also known as Universal Pictures. I will analyse the logo, branding, and marketing within the corporate company. Overview of Universal Studios. With a long history in the film making industry, Universal Studios is the largest film studio in the world, with 9000 employee’s. The company produced ‘ET: The Extra Terrestrial’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ which are two of the highest grossing movies in all of time. The company is quite regular in introducing new films into the consumer market, releasing on average between 15 – 18 per year....   [tags: Universal Studios Marketing Essays]
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Youth: Universal Stage of Life or Social Construct? - ... This does not mean, however, that they did not experience a stage between childhood and adulthood. Children do not suddenly become adults overnight or through one single event such as cultural initiations, bar mitzvahs, engaging in sexual activities or getting drunk for the first time, or suddenly being put to work. They do go through a period of increased awareness, where they move from living in ignorance of their lives ahead, to where they know what risks are out in the world whether it is gangs attempting to recruit them or kill them, or the risks of losing income and being unable to support their family....   [tags: universal stage of life, social construct]
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Comparing Universal Healthcare System with the United States’ HMO System - An American Healthcare Crisis Debate: Comparing Universal Healthcare System (a Canadian System) with the United States’ HMO (with emphasis on cost.) Every single life on the surface of this earth has an equal right to existence. The life of an affluent American should not be worthier in the right to existence than that of a poor American. Neither should is the life of a bishop be more important than that of a Muslim child. Every life is sacred and equal. Without a healthy citizenry, no nation of people could fight enough to either demand for their freedom nor maintain the freedom that has been already gained....   [tags: universal healthcare, public health, medical] 2592 words
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Are the Values of Liberalism Universal - This is an immensely complex questions which deserves much more time and space than can be devoted in this essay. However I will endeavor to apply the theories of a number of authors to the problem and arrive at a reasonable conclusion based upon my analysis of them. Throughout the course of the essay I will make reference to a number of authors, writing on subjects of Ethics, Philosophy and Feminism, with the intention of attempting to divine the validity to the claim of liberalism’s universality....   [tags: liberalism, universal, ]
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Sir Isaac Newton's Law Of Universal Gravitation - Gravity if one of the four fundamental forces in the universe. Though the fundamental principles of it eluded scientists until Sir Isaac Newton was able to mathematically describe it in 1687 (Eddington 93). Gravity plays a serious part in everyday actions as it keeps everything on the ground; without gravity everything would be immobile unless a force was applied (then it would move infinitely because there would be no force to stop it). Perhaps, the best place to start then would be with such a simple item as an apple (after all it is what "sparked" Newton's creativity)....   [tags: Law of Universal Gravitation Essays]
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Universal Health Care: ObamaCare is Not Enough - ObamaCare is Not Enough: America Needs Universal Health Care Feverish and fatigued, Jenny was rushed to the emergency room. At the time of her admittance, doctors were unaware that Jenny contracted a bacterial infection during a recent at- home labor and delivery. Septic shock quickly consumed her body and shut down her major organs. Eventually, the doctors saved her life, but at a steep price - she lost all of her limbs. Undeniably, Jenny received topnotch treatment for her infection, but the US healthcare system failed her, by leaving her with a hurdle....   [tags: We Need Universal Health Care 2014]
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Access to Healthcare as a Universal Right - as a fundamental right to its citizens, whether it should be a privilege to purchase from a private company, or whether it is the responsibility of each individual to purchase for themselves and their dependents. Before investigating all aspects of each of these concepts, the terms need to be clearly defined. According to Merriam-Webster, right is defined as “morally or socially correct or acceptable; agreeing with the facts or truth; speaking, acting, or judging in a way that agrees with the facts or truth”....   [tags: costs, safety, government] 580 words
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights - UNIVERSALITY Debate on whether human rights are universal or not has been going on since adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights more than six decades ago and is set to go on for as long as different schools of thought on the matter exist. While on one hand there is a growing consensus that human rights are universal on the other exist critics who fiercely oppose the idea. Of the many questions posed by critics revolve around the world’s pluri-cultural and multipolarity nature and whether anything in such a situation can be really universal....   [tags: Human Rights, United Nations] 1830 words
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights - The basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled, often held to include the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law. Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, color, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. These rights are based on the principle of respect for the individual. Their fundamental assumption is that each person is a moral and rational being who deserves to be treated with dignity....   [tags: East and West Debate] 1679 words
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Emotions - Universal or A Learned Phenomenon - This essay concerns emotions and controversial arguments based on whether emotions are universal or a learned phenomenon. Most of the research in to cross cultural Psychology surround their attention on the biological aspect of emotions as being the primary source of the occurrence of emotions and has been the subject of numerous studies. However, culture is also known to affect and provoke emotional experiences. This essay will discuss the position of emotions from a Universalist view and from a cultural view....   [tags: Psychology]
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The Achievement of Universal Primary Education - The achievement of universal primary education (UPE is the second of the MDGs. It requires that every child enroll in a primary school and completes the full cycle of primary schooling. Every child in every country would need to be currently attending school for this to be achieved by 2015. Considerable progress has been made in this regard in many countries, particularly in encouraging enrolment into the first tier of schooling. Few of the world’s poorest countries have dramatically improved enrolments, restricted gender gaps and protracted opportunities for disadvantaged groups....   [tags: governments, democracy, schooling] 525 words
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The Ethical Boundaries of Universal Healthcare - Introduction The ability of U.S. organizations to be able to compete on a global scale is hampered by lesser developed countries providing workers with the same efficiency at lower pay rates. Working to fix the problem is essential to the future success of U.S. organizations and the success of U.S. citizens. The question is how to address this issue in a way that is ethically representative of our country and those who lead it. According to Princeton economist Paul Krugman one such solution is to provide Universal Healthcare in the United States in turn lessening the financial burden on organizations and the workers they employ....   [tags: Healthcare, argumentative, persuasive]
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Comcast Corporation and NBC Universal - Comcast Corporation is the largest cable company, home Internet service provider and the third largest home telephone service provider in the United States by revenue, it is also the largest mass media and communications company in the world On 28 January 2011, Comcast Corporation succeeded in acquiring NBC Universal Inc which was previously managed by General Electric Company (GE) which is an American multinational conglomerate corporation.NBC Universal, ,Inc was formed in may 2004 when it decided to merge with Vivendi Universal Entertainment which was a leading media conglomerate in the entertainment industry....   [tags: business and management analysis]
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Embodiment of the Principle of Universal Jurisdiction - Universal jurisdiction also called the universality principle enables nations to prosecute offenders of certain crimes, even though they don’t have any nexus to the crime, the alleged offender and the victim. As a concept it was historically developed on the maritime legal principle of hostis humani generis (enemy of the humankind) to address the issue of piracy, which caused considerable destruction of international trade. However, today this principle is applied to prosecute perpetrators of crimes against humanity....   [tags: crimes, Eichmann Trial, Pinochet, immunity, law]
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Lessing's Conception of a Universal Religion - Lessing’s Nathan the Wise implies a conception of a universal religion of reason which is typical of the enlightenment period. Even though, Lessing does not dismiss existing religions in his work, I will argue that his humanistic religion conflicts with the idea of identity that is necessary to define one’s humanity. Thus, Lessing’s understanding of religion is not feasible since it overlooks the basis of religion. First, I will state that the play refocuses our intention on manhood and humanity....   [tags: Philosophy ]
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War in Films: Universal Soldier - ... The United States became involved in the war of the political instability in South Vietnam. President Johnson was given power to make war decisions from the Gulf of Tonkin Resolutions and with strong support from the public, United States troops were moved into Vietnam in 1965. As the war moved along, Americans were exposed to the disturbing images of the war which led to the anti-war movement across the nation. (Vietnam) Many anti-protest groups were stemmed from college students such as the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Students for a Democratic Society (Tindall 1352)....   [tags: pros and cons] 1313 words
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Is Islam a Single Universal Tradition - In this article, the historian Francis Robinson argues that Islam is a single universal tradition based on the fact that borrowed practice elements from Hinduism are needed to be considered fallacies in the religion. Those syncretic elements were combined from Hinduism by various Indian communities. The argument is if Islam is a one unified religion or rather is it a religion that embraced other religion practices from different communities. Islam is practiced differently around the world, and it is merged with local practices and other religions....   [tags: Francis Robinson, Anthropologist] 908 words
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Global Warming Is a Universal Problem - ... These factories and production lines produce dark smoke which gets blended with air and increments the measure of Co2 and many other dangerous gases. Global warming is specifically affecting on climbing ocean levels, the liquefying of ice tops and huge worldwide atmosphere changes Heat is needed to maintain warmness in earth atmosphere. Sun is the main source of heat energy for earth. Sun emits ultra-violet rays, furthermore most of the emitted heat of sun is reflected back by earth but some heat get trapped in earth atmosphere and that absorbed heat is used to warm earth surface....   [tags: climate, atmosphere, greenhouse] 738 words
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights - U Thant the Burmese United Nations Secretary General from 1961 to 1971 spoke on the Declaration of Human Rights: This great and inspiring instrument was born of an increased sense of responsibility by the international community for the promotion and protection of man’s basic rights and freedoms. The world has come to a clear realization of the fact that freedom, justice and world peace can only be assured through the international promotion and protection of these rights and freedoms. The prescient quotation above is a succinct summation of both the purpose and goal of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights....   [tags: Human Rights Essays] 1665 words
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The Universal Expressions of Emotion - This literature review will aim to discuss the universality of facial expressions of emotion drawing up points from a biological social and psychological view. Focusing on the debate of whether universal facial expressions of emotion exist through the biological perspective and if they don’t through a social perspective. As a result the biological and social perspective will be both merged to clarify the presence of certain universal expressions or emotion and the absence of others. Thus touching upon Charles Darwin’s theory, an anthropological cultural perspective, studies with blind children, and a study on mirco-expression and corpse muscles and finally language as a limitation....   [tags: literary analysis, emotions]
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Are Bodies Universal? Anth Essay - Are Bodies Universal. Discuss with Reference to the Anthropology of Psychiatry. More than one and less than many. (Strathern 1991, 35). Universals are mere planes of abstract perfection abstracted from concrete perceptions. (Strathern, 2002: 9). In 1861, German psychiatrists proclaimed moral insanity as ‘somatic illness[es] of the brain’ (Griesinger, 1861 in Johnstone et al. 2010). A hundred years later, in 1963, a definition of mental illness was put forward ‘as deviation from the norm for the species in such a way as to place the individual at a biological disadvantage’ (Scadding, 1963 in Forrest, 1990: 3), around the same time Willliam Caudill spoke of mental illness as a 'maladaptation...   [tags: Anthropology, Health, Mental Illness] 2572 words
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The Universal Right to Family - Although most Americans have particular positions on what constitutes the ideal family, it is vital for policy engage all members of society equally without regard to cultural, religious, or political factors. The idea that all Americans have the right to a family via substantive due process (which is slightly different than due process ) relies upon a judicial review process blind to appeals of pathos and responsive only to rational approaches. However, as noted by the Harvard Law Review, in reality, “substantive due process is at least partially culturally and politically driven” (2791)....   [tags: Family Issues]
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Universal Health Care in America - In recent years, the number of Americans who are uninsured has reached over 45 million citizens, with millions more who only have the very basic of insurance, effectively under insured. With the growing budget cuts to medicaid and the decreasing amount of employers cutting back on their health insurance options, more and more americans are put into positions with poor health care or no access to it at all. At the heart of the issue stems two roots, one concerning the morality of universal health care and the other concerning the economic effects....   [tags: Uninsured Americans, United States, Healthcare]
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A Healthy Budget: Universal Healthcare - The year is 1791 and the newly formed United States of America is five years old and President George Washington and Alexander Hamilton have just created the first national bank to house the central funds. This gave the country a dependable place to handle the revenue for the country as a whole. Now that the country has a bank in which to put the money in, they must now decide how to split and distribute the money. The actual conception of an effective budget did not manifest until multiple catastrophes which included the bank wars in 1833 by Andrew Jackson and also the 1974 Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act which deals with Richard Nixon....   [tags: changing the American health care system]
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Universal Truths in Japanese Literature - Universal Truths in Japanese Literature Arts, Culture and Literature In The Crane Wife and Princess Hase, both short stories in the book Tales of Japan-Illustrated Folk Tales, Fairy Tales and Mythology by Birgit Amadoi there are examples of Universal truths. The Universal Truths such as Good vs. Evil, Greed vs. Generosity, and Outer Strength vs. Inner Strength affect the people of Japan, and reflects on how the live their life, and their outlook on the world. The universal truth of Good vs. Evil reflects Japanese culture through, the history, the people, their outlook on life, and their actions....   [tags: Good, Evil]
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Is Music a Universal Language? - “Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb; Mary had a little lamb, whose fleece was white as snow.” For centuries “Mary had a little lamb” has become one of the most universally recognized nursery rhythms since being published in 1830. Centuries later it is still one of the most popular songs of the world. Merriam Dictionary defines music as “the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships to produce a composition having unity and continuity.” With that in mind, music is found everywhere....   [tags: Music]
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Universal Health Care For America - Single Payer Plan Single payer health care is the financing that provides you health care from one insurance pool, and the cases are run by the government. If you were to have a universal health care system, this health care system would be financed from the pool, which would provide health care for an entire population. The single payer market is basically a market one which one buyer faces many sellers. In universal health care; this single payer health insurance will be run by one or a related government....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights - On December 10th in 1948, the general assembly adopted a Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This declaration, although not legally binding, created “a common standard of achievement of all people and all nations…to promote respect for those rights and freedoms” (Goodhart, 379). However, many cultures assert that the human rights policies outlined in the declaration undermine cultural beliefs and practices. This assertion makes the search for universal human rights very difficult to achieve. I would like to focus on articles 3, 14 and 25 to address how these articles could be modified to incorporate cultural differences, without completely undermining the search for human rights practices...   [tags: Human Rights Essays]
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The Force Opposing Universal Healthcare - James Madison once said, “Ambition must be made to counteract ambition”. In creating a new form of government, Madison tried to effectively plan for a Constitution that would account for the fact that human beings by nature are self-interested. The United States has witnessed tremendous growth within its people since Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. Not only has rapid political and technological advances unified American into a supreme power, but triumphs like the Civil Rights Movement have also helped to promote equality....   [tags: Healthcare]
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The Power of Universal Education - ... The idea is that every dollar matters. There is one way to solve the funding problem. If students wish to take an extra year, they can simply pay for it. Why spend the taxpayer’s money on something that does not benefit all students. The TDSB’s current education system allows ample time and preparation for students to take all their desired classes and head on to University in the four years they are at high school. The students have to take classes in all different varieties of subjects so that they become a more whole rounded person....   [tags: government, fund, time, learn]
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The Focus of Universal Religions - Universal Religions: Worlds together worlds apart focuses is about the connections between societies from conquests and the gradual, but accelerating ways where connections became ties of inter-dependence. The relations between societies are what will concern us. The forces pulling the world together vary from religious to economic, political to intellectual. These forces bring the world together, but they also create new divisions. Between 300 and 600 CE, religions with universal effort began to spread across various geological regions and a new spiritual earnestness developed with social and political contacts that gave religious belief powerful understanding....   [tags: spiritual, life, faith, africa, ideas] 533 words
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Universal Teaching for Conditional Education - Although the reforms undoubtedly well intentioned. That however doesn’t excuse that it is an abysmal failure and the lack of acknowledgement accountability for this has left a bitter taste in concerned parent’s mouths. The people who are being neglected the most by the educational reforms are the students; No Child Left Behind, educational romanticism, and teachers unions all play an equal roll in this blatant disregard for the wellbeing and future success of the students. No Child Left Behind is seen as a huge detriment to education process and neglects the students....   [tags: No Child Left Behind, teachers, union, reform ]
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Universal Health Care in Canada - Universal Health Care in Canada The health care system in Canada today is a combination of sources which depends on the services and the person being treated. 97% of Canadians are covered by Medicare which covers hospital and physician services. Medicare is funded at a governmental and provincial level. People of First Nation and Inuit descent are covered by the federal government. Members of the armed forces, veterans, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are also covered by the federal government....   [tags: Health Care System, Canada, Services, Patients]
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Universal Concerns of British Literature - During this semester we learned about many different authors from different time periods and their views on life. These authors wrote about many things from their personal lives to the issues of the society they lived in. England at these times were going through many changes that impacted the lives of everyone, not only of those living within the country but, of those who resided in other countries too. Throughout the history of British Literature there are many similar and some contrasting views on universal issues between artist....   [tags: British history and authors]
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Universal Teaching for Conditional Education - The people who matter most in education are being neglected by the educational reforms and those people are the students; they are being neglected through No Child Left Behind and the idea of educational romanticism, and teachers unions also play a role in this neglect. No Child left behind is seen as a huge detriment to education and neglects the students. Diane Ravitch sums up No Child Left Behind’s effect on education in her article “Obama’s War on School”. “NCLB mandated that 100 percent of students be proficient in reading and math by 2014....   [tags: neglecting the students, No Child Left Behind]
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The Universal Language of Art - I’m infatuated with art, and by art I mean music, poetry, paintings, the human body, and literature; all of this is art to me. I believe that art is what brings us all together; as a young child that is what I was taught in school. During Art and Music class it did not matter how popular you were or even if you were a loner you were included and everyone was equal. I played flute for about ten years and during those ten years I gained another family. A family that made me feel safe at school and gave me somewhere to belong....   [tags: my experience, uniting everyone on earth]
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Universal Attribites of Monster Stories - Monster stories are stories that stir up a feeling of horror, and terror. The film Victor Frankenstein and the book Frankenstein; Dracula; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with an introduction by Stephen King, both focus on monsters. They all talk of a monster stories and their evils. However, despite this common topic, the evil displayed in the film and in the book is different and has its own intensity. A monster story is a story about a creature fashioned to evoke horror. The film and the novels Frankenstein; Dracula; Dr....   [tags: creation, horror, sympathy]
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The Universal National Service Act - The Universal National Service Act states that it is an obligation for all US. citizens between 18 and 25 to perform two years of national service. There is a choice between either the military or the civilian service unless you are exempted. When choosing the military you are paid for your two years and receive health benefits. When choosing the civilian service you receive minimum wage or nothing at all. The UNS act shows a great deal of problems that would bring America down even further than it is....   [tags: military, civilian services, ] 751 words
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English as a Universal Language - ... Besides that, English can help youth to communicate easily. If one people can speak English, that means he or she can communicate with over a billion people over the world. He or she can talk or sharing one’s ideas and opinions on Internet. Furthermore, English can increase one's chances of being accepted in the exchange program by improving English. One of the requirements for the program is that people applying should have decent skills in the English language. Therefore, youth should take actions to improve English language before regret....   [tags: goals, motivation, proficiency] 1161 words
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Overview of Universal Studios - In this essay I will look at the film company Universal Studios, also known as Universal Pictures, and look at the logo and brand design within the company. Overview of Universal Studios. With a big history in the film making industry, Universal Studios is the largest film studio in the world, with 9000 employee’s. The company produced ‘ET: The Extra Terrestrial’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ which are two of the highest grossing movies in all of time. The company is quite regular in introducing new films into the consumer market, outputting between 15 – 18 per year....   [tags: logo, marketing, social media] 1843 words
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Ideas Behind Universal Credit - Universal credit The main idea of universal credit comes from centre for social justice (2009) report, dynamic benefit; Published in the autumn of 2009.The Department of Work and Pension (DWP) holds the major responsibility for the Project .Universal credit is a system to replace six-mean benefit into one single-unit. Universal Credit guarantees to provide a simpler and more transparent system over the existing complex system with better work incentives for many. Universal credit is supposed to reduce fraud, error and overpayment with increased benefit....   [tags: planning, team, pathfinder] 1264 words
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Are Human Rights Universal? - The doctrine of human rights were created to protect every single human regardless of race, gender, sex, nationality, sexual orientation and other differences. It is based on human dignity and the belief that no one has the right to take this away from another human being. The doctrine states that every ‘man’ has inalienable rights of equality, but is this true. Are human rights universal. Whether human rights are universal has been debated for decades. There have been individuals and even countries that oppose the idea that human rights are for everybody....   [tags: Human Rights Essays]
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The Universal Digital Library - Friedrich Nietzsche the famous German philosopher said regarding the human condition; “our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind” (p. 1). This quote is a perfect example of one of the fundamental human benefits of a universal digital library; the want of knowledge. Instead of having human knowledge spread scarcely across the globe in archaic buildings, we can build an advanced digital beehive of human knowledge, accessible by anyone....   [tags: Library Science ]
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The Universal Digital Library - Friedrich Nietzsche the famous German philosopher wrote regarding the human condition; “our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind” (p. 1). This quote is a perfect example of one of the fundamental human benefits of a universal digital library; the desire for knowledge. Instead of having human knowledge spread scarcely across the globe in archaic buildings, we can build an advanced digital beehive of human knowledge, accessible by anyone....   [tags: Social Issues]
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Universal Design for Learning - Classrooms of today are full of students with varying learning abilities and styles, therefore teachers are put in a position to involve each of their students equally so that everyone has the greatest chance of success in their learning. There are many different ways teachers are able to set up the learning environment in order to maximise teaching and learning and cater for the diverse needs of their students. I will attempt to discuss in detail some of these strategies and unpack the potential advantages and difficulties that follow....   [tags: Education ]
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Love: A Universal Truth - Romeo and Juliet. England, 1597. Hong Lou Meng (I know, you have no clue what this is). China, 1791. Gatsby. America, 1925. What are they doing together. Has Ziyang gone crazy. Yeah, they’re all works of literature, but, as can be seen, they span centuries and continents. On the surface, they share no similarities whatsoever. However, within the pages lies a different tory. all of these novels feature the notorious theme of forbidden love, and affection-driven characters that would do anything to be together....   [tags: Hong Lou Meng, Romeo and Juliet]
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Are Facial Expressions Universal? - It has happened to all of us at some point in our lives. You procrastinated for too long and didn't get time to do an important project. You've missed a deadline for that newspaper article that was supposed to be on the front page. You forgot your brother’s birthday party. You know that the people that you let down are not going to be happy. They could also possibly be mad. The next time you see them, they don’t immediately call you out on it but you can tell from their faces that they are angry....   [tags: charles darwin, human faces]
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Universal Design for Learning - ... may struggle with traditional teaching methods, UDL offers the opportunity to access learning in ways that utilize their strengths rather than focusing on their deficits” (Kessler & Whitbread, n.d., para. 6). DI through representation in subject areas such as mathematics, are adjusted and adapted to suit individual student’s needs and interests. Ideas of anchoring the learning in real life have been suggested, using character’s presenting a real-world math problem, or even beginning the lesson with a children’s book which is related to the learning objective....   [tags: differentiated instruction, educational theories]
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Universal Standards of Quality - ... It evaluate at the system and not the product. The evolution of ISO 9000 series took several stages. Defense standards and the British Standard BS 5750 take a major role in the development of ISO 9000. After the World War 2 (1945) it was clear to the government that quality of the product from different suppliers was variable. It forced them to introduce the concept of auditing suppliers to ensure that the way they did things was satisfactory, thus to produce satisfactory products. This idea become more popular and was taken up over time by a variety of firms, especially by the automotive industry....   [tags: ISO 9000, international trade] 1996 words
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India: Universal Brotherhood Concept - ... Judicial process is murky, victim is seen as a taboo, and police is unexpectedly unfriendly. Saving a few states, such as Gujrat, Kerala and Goa, none of the Indian states come in the good book of tourists. In most of the places women don’t feel safe; most of the places are notoriously in-famed for being infested with swindlers who are in look for making an easy buck; and India a country of 1.2 billion is hardly famed known for its cleanliness. With so many points going against us it is but expected for India to be treated as an inferior tourist destination....   [tags: tourists, urban and rural areas, government] 1056 words
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Argument for Universal Healthcare - Argument for Universal Healthcare The time to overhaul the American healthcare system is now. As the baby-boom generation becomes older, the stress that will be placed upon our healthcare industry will become unprecedented. As a worker in the healthcare industry, I have witnessed first hand the issues facing not only our elderly, but of the young and middle-aged. They have to make decisions that no family should face: to buy medication or pay for groceries. To those of you whom I’ve seen screaming at town hall meetings that proposed changes to healthcare will lead us on a path to a socialistic society, you are the very ones that benefit from your government’s help....   [tags: Health Care, Argumentative, Persuasive] 402 words
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Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool - This assignment will discuss a trust adapted version of the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST). It will demonstrate an understanding of theoretical knowledge used to develop the assessment tool. The assignment will focus on three components within the tool; discussing the reliability and validity when used in a clinical environment. A reflection of my own experience using the tool will be included and linked to aspects of reliability. Any issues with reliability will be identified and suggestions given on how they can be corrected to aid future use....   [tags: Health, Diseases] 2042 words
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A Universal Renaissance Man - ... The two came to a compromise: Langston would study engineering as long as he could attend Columbia. Although he managed to maintain a B+ GPA he left in 1922 because of racial prejudice. It was at this time that he became more involved with Harlem than his studies, though he continued writing poetry. Although Langston’s poetry career had begun in 1921 after “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” Langston worked various jobs before becoming a crewman aboard the S.S. Malone in 1923 and traveling to West Africa and Europe....   [tags: James Mercer Langston Hughes, jazz poetry]
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Universal Preschool - What is Universal Preschool. The thought of universal preschool and education has been around for quite some time. A man by the name of Robert Owen was the first to come up with the idea to support early education for young children back in the 1820s (Fuller, 2008). Owen’s push for early education was due to his worries of his factory workers’ children possibly not being stimulated with learning therefore limiting their chance of a head start in life. Fuller (2008) disclosed that it was then that Owen proposed that children learn alongside with their peers (away from family) by enrolling a school setting for young children....   [tags: Federal Education, Low Income Families]
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Logic as the Universal - Logic as the Universal The solutions I came up with in all three cases, although seemingly strong in one favor, had an underlying moderate position. Each solution to the case was deduced by carefully examining both sides of the argument. Furthermore, I evaluated the logic behind both perspectives and came up with the more compelling and rational settlement. In all three case studies, I used the principle of reasoning that implies the following: a) Logical argument, which includes supplying empirical evidence in support of one’s position....   [tags: Papers] 866 words
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Universal Knowledge - Cardinal Newman’s definition of a university can be used to describe the acquisition of knowledge by Frederick Douglass, Eudora Welty and Malcolm X. John Henry Newman believed a university is a place of universal learning; a place where different people of different backgrounds come together under one roof. This type of definition has more of the appeal of Eudora Welty; where she was taught in a classroom lesson after lesson. However, this held true neither for Frederick Douglass nor for Malcolm X; their informed way of learning was due to their own thoughts and persistence....   [tags: Philosophy ]
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Universal Human Rights? - Throughout the years, the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter, the PRC) has remained notorious for its explicit defiance of international human right norms. These norms, codified in the United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights (hereinafter, the UDHR), define human rights to be “inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family” (The Universal Declaration). While this declaration seeks to cement a set of universal human rights in the international community, it fails to take into account the idea of cultural relativism and its effects on different cultural perspectives of human values....   [tags: Human Rights Essays]
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Universal Health Care - Benefit of universal healthcare to the society. It will be difficult to imagine life without health care. Health care today has become a serious issues, and concern because the vast medical costs. The private insurances company denying treatment bills and these have become the concern of the government of United State. The Government has been trying to reform the health care by introducing a universal health care system. A system whereby a basic health needs, can be given to people without denying and pay the cost....   [tags: marriage, low income]
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Universal Health Care - National and universal health care is not only a worldwide matter, but also an even bigger topic in the United States. Why. Because America does not yet support and fund a national single payer health care system for its citizens. Many brilliant presidents, persons without insurance, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, have addressed this issue. Being one of the few industrialized nations that doesn’t have national health care puts the United States farther behind many satisfied countries justly and socially....   [tags: insurance, hospital, clinics]
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Universal Healthcare: The Superior and Necessary Choice - Universal health care refers to any system of health care managed by the government. The health care system may cover different programs including government run hospitals and health organizations and programs targeted at providing health care. Many developed countries such as Canada and United Kingdom have embraced universal health care with the United States being the only exception. The present U.S health care system has often been considered inefficient in terms of cost control as millions of Americans remain uncovered....   [tags: Healthcare, argumentative, persuasive]
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The Universal Law Formula of the Categorical Imperative - ... Since everyone is lying to get what they want, communication becomes unreliable because people will no longer believe one another. In order for the man to deceive someone and get what he wants, the one he is deceiving must assume that he is telling the truth. However, the man is willing a world where it is impossible to deceive anyone, and therefore, deception cannot get the man what he wants. This is an example of a contradiction in conception. The maxim of deceiving others to get what one wants cannot be acted upon successfully when the maxim is universalized....   [tags: contradiction in conception, maxim] 1053 words
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The Law of Universal Gravitation by Isaac Newton - Before the Early Modern Period, the system of the universe often eluded people of earth. Early scientists and philosophers like Aristarchus of Samos, and Ptolemy formed hypotheses that touched the surface the universe’s complex functions, but did not full reveal the mysteries the heavens hold. However, when mathematician and physicist, Sir Isaac Newton proposed his law of universal gravitation, numerous doors to the understanding of the world began to open. Newton’s law is represented as F = (G m1m2) / r^2, where F is the attractive force, G is the gravitational constant, m1 is the first mass, m2 the second mass, and r is the distance between the center of the masses....   [tags: modern period, universe, eath]
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Universal Health Care - There are many things wrong with the current healthcare system in America. When thinking of taking on a universal healthcare plan, there are many things one must consider. Who would be eligible for it. How would it affect those who already have insurance, and how would it financially affect the economy. It is quite obvious that people below poverty level have access to public health programs, such as Medicaid. What needs to be taken into consideration is that people who are poor, barely "above" "poverty”, “middleclass" "and" those who do not have health insurance are highly "affected" (Rashford 7)....   [tags: Health Care, Politics, Legal Issues, Social Issues] 2048 words
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Universal Healthcare: The Wrong Type of Change - Healthcare professionals want only to provide the best care and comfort for their patients. In today’s world, advances in healthcare and medicine have made their task of doing so much easier, allowing previously lethal diseases to be diagnosed and treated with proficiency and speed. A majority of people in the United States have health insurance and enjoy the luxury of convenient, easy to access health care services, with annual checkups, preventative care, and their own personal doctor ready to diagnose and provide treatment for even the most trivial of symptoms....   [tags: healthcare system, capitalism, economy]
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Universal Healthcare Anxiety - Universal healthcare has always been a hot button topic in our country. However, the last few years have seen many arguments over how we should handle the current health care crisis. As healthcare costs rise and the economy worsens the threat of large medical bills has loomed over almost every American citizen. While some politicians have been proponents of Universal Healthcare or a single payer insurance system, many more are convinced it will be the ruin of the country’s health industry. The health care industry is a big part of the high cost of care in our country....   [tags: Inequality, Economy]
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Universal Health Coverage - UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE: A Scoping Report: Burundi Introduction: Universal Health Coverage (UHC) endeavours to ensure that everyone obtains the health care that they need, but that it is affordable to everyone. Simultaneously, the health care received by citizens must be of a good quality, according the WHO. Universal Health Coverage is divided by the World Health Organisation into two components: Health Service Coverage and Financial Risk Protection, of which there are numerous indicators used to measure the programme’s progress....   [tags: disease, mortality, ] 1356 words
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A Documentary About a New Universal Language - ... Ideas kept coming for weeks and filled up the process journal quickly. Subsequently, the winter holidays came and throughout them the questions were made for the purpose of the documentary and the majority of the interviews were filmed. Multitudinous DOCUMENTARY ABOUT A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE 3 obstacles were difficult to jump over in this part of the process . For instance, scheduling interviews and dealing with canceled interviews. Ideas regarding editing and promoting the documentary were written in the extremely accommodating process journal....   [tags: planning, independent research]
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Universal Human Rights - The notion of universal human rights is a fairly new concept, coming into existence only after the Second World War as enshrined in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. The system of rights was premised on the main assumption that since no one could control his or her birth, it should then follow that everyone should have a birthright to be protected from certain ills, or guaranteed certain liberties. Scholars have read the development of rights as a response to several features of modernity....   [tags: Human Rights Essays] 1017 words
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Universal Human Rights - Are Human Rights a phenomenon without merit or a crucial aspect of our inter-governmental/inter-societal system. Some would argue that the foundation of human rights contradicts the means. For instance, when discussing the use of the term “Universal Human Rights,” we often forget that the term “universal” instigates nations to follow under one set doctrine of particular principles (Ronin, Bruce, and Hurd, 2008). The contradiction lies within the entity which promotes said norms, the United Nations; within it, the international non-governmental entity seeks out ways of promoting their vision of a world bound by a code of conduct and a common goal of peace and co-existence....   [tags: Human Rights]
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Universal Health Coverage - UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE Scoping Report: Rwanda Introduction According to the WHO, Universal Health Coverage ensures the provision of affordable, good quality health care services, which are easily accessible to those in need. Two key aspects of UHC include Health Service Coverage and Financial Risk Coverage. The latter is key, according to the WHO, because it provides the assurance that patients will not suffer severe financial hardship as a consequence of seeking medical care. Indicators that clearly illustrate the state of universal health coverage have been selected based on the above requirements as well as those used to measure progress for relevant Millennium Development Goals....   [tags: patients, diseases, mortality] 1586 words
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Universal Healthcare: The benefits Outweigh the Costs - The United States is known as one of the greatest world powers: however it is held back by its weak healthcare system. As of 2010 the US healthcare system currently ranks the 37th best out of 190 countries (Murray). Before the introduction of the Affordable Care Ac in 2010, the United States had an individual insurance market. It was the responsibility of the individual or their employer to take care of their healthcare costs. On top of this, millions of people could be denied insurance by different agencies due to pre-existing claims....   [tags: affordable care act, race, uninsured persons]
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Universal Health Care - The recently passed Healthcare Reform Bill (HR-4872) is a necessity and long overdue. As one of the wealthiest countries in the world, it is a travesty that one hundred percent of our citizens are not adequately covered for their healthcare expenses. According to the United States Census Bureau, there were approximately 45.7 million people in the United States without basic healthcare insurance in 2009. It is my position, that a “Universal Health Plan” is a necessary for the continued integrity of our nation....   [tags: Health Care ] 1022 words
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The Origins of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - According to Xiaorong Li, there is no debate as to the Western origins of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) (2001 81; 86). However, while this may be true, as is demonstrated by the similarities between the UDHR and the French Declarations, such intellectual origins should not lead us to mistake the UDHR as a product of Western cultural imperialism (Stephen Marks 1998, 511). This is important to note, for with regards to the universal applicability of the UDHR such intentions must be made clear....   [tags: legitimacy, political rights, xiaorong li]
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Unique as Fingerprints: Universal Design for Learning - Unique as Fingerprints: Universal Design for Learning Everyone has a unique characteristic, our fingerprints. Those fingerprints are as unique as each snowflake, each one unique in design. Just as our fingerprints are unique, so is the way in which each of us learns. This is why the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is so important. The Universal Design for Learning is a framework developed to assist educators in recognizing these differences and teaches how to be flexible in their delivery, methods, and engagement of their students....   [tags: knowledge, perception, educators]
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Why English Should be the Universal Language - ... The dominance of English is in various forms of globalization, such as the military operation, and in Hollywood culture. Phillipson acknowledges that the English imperialism is present in modern-day global society, because of the massive English or British culture influenced on a global level through the dominance of English as the lingua franca. He explains that there is an obvious relation between language and the global and political influence of the United States, which leads to the increasing population of English speakers all around the world....   [tags: business, communication, survey] 2252 words
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Human Dignity and Universal Health Care - ... Through his own opinion demonstrating a 1A perspective that we are all “inherent and which merits unconditional respect” ( Buijsen, 2010). This is further justified implying that it’s not only healthy individuals that have the right to receive health care but “ new born babies” the “ terminally ill” and the “dying” all have a claim to the right of health care. It is not seen to those who can afford and those who can’t, but to be spread around evenly no matter what a particular individual may have done in their life....   [tags: the right to health, autonomous choices]
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