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Consumer Market Photography - Consumer photography started when people found the necessity of documenting their lives, trying to save a memory for the future. This market has evolved more and more till the point where we want to document every second of our lives with a phone. Now a days everyone can be considered a consumer photographer, there are millions of photographers working in this field, but what differences one from another is the ability to learn and be influenced from great work of other. One of the photographers that has influenced photography in every way, not only directly to the consumer market, is Youssuf Karsh....   [tags: documenting, photographer, karsh ]
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Protecting Youself and Others from Cyberbullying - ... Although, it should be noted that the source of the online misbehavior doesn’t always start in the online world itself. That is, some studies have even shows that is someone is a bully outside of the internet, they are more than two times as likely to continue their behaviors of bullying others on the web (Giumetti, Kowalski, Lattanner & Schroeder 35). In the same way that cyber bullying has advanced, so has that which is done to harm others on online platforms. Traditional bullying typically involves one person or a group of people seeking out those ‘weaker’ than themselves in some way, and harassing them, as they would have the upper hand....   [tags: harrassment over the internet] 1841 words
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Methods and Motives Behind Terrorist Attacks - The FBI defines terrorism as “the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof in furtherance of political or social objectives (fbi.gov).” By this definition, terrorism can be classified as internal or international based on the overall intent of the attack. Terrorism has been around since the beginning of time, but it’s only since 2011 that the world has come to fully understand the meaning of terrorism....   [tags: FBI, terrorism, violence, property, people]
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1993 World Trade Center Bombing - On 26 February 1993 the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York, New York was bombed. This attack marked the opening salvo of a conflict that the United States is still facing to this very day. The conflict is now commonly known as the war on terror. More specifically, U.S. citizens are under the constant threat of being attacked by Middle Eastern Islamic fundamentalist terrorists. The common reason given by these terrorists as justification for their attacks is U.S. support of Israel....   [tags: The War on Terror, Terrorist Attacks, Bombings]
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The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing - The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing On February 26, 1993 at 12:18 pm in New York City, the first call was received at the Central Office from a street alarm box at the corner of West and Liberty Streets. The call was reporting a possible transformer vault (or manhole) explosion on West Street near the World Trade Center. As manhole explosions are common in wet whether, there was no hint of a major catastrophe until the phones never ceased to ring after aid had arrived to the site. Numerous phone calls continued, now reporting smoke in the towers of the Trade Center as far up as the 33rd floor within the first three minutes of the explosion (http://members.aol.com/fd347/wtc.htm)....   [tags: Terrorism] 816 words
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Annotated Bibliography - The Middle East has since time immemorial been on the global scope because of its explosive disposition. The Arab Israeli conflict has not been an exception as it has stood out to be one of the major endless conflicts not only in the region but also in the world. Its impact continues to be felt all over the world while a satisfying solution still remains intangible. A lot has also been said and written on the conflict, both factual and fallacious with some allegations being obviously evocative. All these allegations offer an array of disparate views on the conflict....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography]
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Expense of the Iran-Iraq War - ... With this factor in mind, it can be stated that Saddam Hussein went to war with Iran on the rational that putting immediate pressure on Tehran would alleviate internal Iraqi problems as well as show that Iraq was determined to stand up for itself. This conflict wasn't completely about the direct control of oil production in the Gulf but rather the power to heavily influence an increase or decrease in production as well as in a regional context. As noted earlier, even though Iran produced and exported more oil than Iraq (MERIP Reports, 1984, p....   [tags: treaty, gulf community, economic]
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1993 and 2001 Attacks to the World Trade Center - The attack on the World Trade Center in 1993, and the second attack in 2001 are the cases of terrorism that I have chosen to focus on because I believe that they are extremely significant. Both attacks happened during my lifetime, which makes them more personal, and also happened in the city where I was born. Both of these attacks are examples of terrorism because both attacks were violent and intimidating crimes that also had political motives. At first glance, both events seem very similar since they shared a target....   [tags: 9/11, terrorism, violence, crime, Middle East]
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1993 World Trade Center Bombing - There has been few and very minor assaults directly against Americans on U.S. soil from foreign adversaries. On January 25, 1993 an illegal Pakistani immigrant, Mir Aimal Kansi, opened fire near the entrance of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) headquarters in Virginia. The attack killed 2 employees and wounded others. Apparently, the Central Intelligence Agency was a target because of its interference in Pakistani matters during the war in Afghanistan. (Kephart, 2005) According to the Encyclopedia of New York State, at 12:18 P.M....   [tags: minor assaults, pakistani immigrant, USA]
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Why Is a Solution to the Israel-Palestine Conflict so Hard to Achieve? - ... This caused Palestinian think that other states support Jews attempt to get the sovereignty of the land with unreasonable reason. For the consequence that Israel was established in 1948, many Palestinian became refugees and were killed in First Arab–Israeli War. Jamal al-Husseini who is a vice president of the Arab Higher Committee maintains that they against Jewish state advent in their state drastically (Karsh 2009: 6). Therefore, the Palestinian Arab community – Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon… attacked Israel....   [tags: international relations in the Middle East] 1068 words
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Helath Care in Saudi Arabia - Summarize the region of the world you selected. Include some brief public health information about the region, including the average length of life and the main diseases from which people die. Describe how the health care system/s are organised. 719 words Saudi Arabia government allocated a main concern for health care. Health services and health systems have remarkably improved in capacity and quality over the last few years. In fact, Saudi Arabia achieved a compatible position, among other nations, on comparing the growth rate on the basis of time and size....   [tags: Region, Public Health Information, Diseases]
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The Qur'an Is God's Words Reveled to the Prophet Muhammad - Qur’an is a scripture “God’s message and revelation to the human race that by time became a written book” that was send not only for a certain place or certain time, but to everyplace and every time. The closest meaning to the word Qur’an is recite and yet, it is still doesn’t have the same meaning in Arabic. The Qur’an was reveled in Hijaz. Hijaz is the old name of Arabia that covers Mecca and Madina. Qur’an is God’s words reveled to Prophet Muhammad by angel Gabriel. This topic got my attraction because of many reasons, but mostly because that the Qur’an itself is considered to be a miracle till our day....   [tags: Islam, muslim religion, religious beliefs] 566 words
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Technology: Management Information Systems - Moore’s law can be defined as a forecast that the number of micro components that could be fitted into a silicon chip of the lowest developed cost would increase twofold after a period of eighteen months. It is another way of stating that the processing speed of a micro chip doubles every eighteen months. Since the speed of the microprocessor is increasing in a span of eighteen months, it means that it will take half the time that was previously taken, to execute a particular task. Business transactions can be performed faster within a shorter duration than usual....   [tags: Management, Information Systems]
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Terrorism in the World - ... The suspected method of distribution disbursement of the sarin was from a van equipped with a heating pot and fan. This sarin terrorist attack killed seven people and injured over 200 people. The motive for the Matsumoto sarin attack was for a trial run for the future deadly sarin attack on Tokyo subways which aimed to kill as many people as possible. In addition, the sarin was also believed to be intended to target three judges trying a case on the Japanese cult Aum Shinrikyo. This attacked had psychological motives because generated a lot of propaganda and media coverage which could have helped the cult gain followers and create a psychological impact on the population....   [tags: islamic, middle east, muslim] 587 words
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Al Qaeda and Chemical and Biological Warfare - The Al Qaeda and Its Attempt to Use Chemical and Biological Warfare as a Means of Attack For approximately the past three decades, a terrorist group has come to plague the world with its activities (Gunaratna, 2002). This group is known as Al Qaeda. Al Qaeda, when translated means “The Base”. It is a terrorist organization that seeks to remove western influence from the Middle East and spread its radical Islamic views. Al Qaeda’s most prominent leader was Osama bin Laden, until his death during a raid upon his compound in Pakistan....   [tags: terrorist groups, rebels]
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Hurdle Technology A marriage of preservation technology - 1. Introduction Food processing and preservation methods such as heating, drying, salting, freezing, chilling, curing, sugar addition, and acidification have been applied against spoilage and pathogenic microorganisms in foods (Leistner, 2000b). On the other hand, these classical technologies have negative impacts to nutritional value (e.g. loss of vitamins and essential nutrients during heat treatments) (Lado and Yousef, 2002)and changes in sensory attributes in the food products (Raso and Barbosa-Canovas, 2003)....   [tags: ]
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Potential Health Benefits of Flavonoids in Foods - ... When comparing the highest consumption amount of fruits and vegetables to the lowest, the risk of CVD is 0.68 and risk for heart attack is 0.47 (Liu, 2013). As the amount of fruits and vegetables intake increases the risk for CVD has been found to decrease as much as 20 to 30 percent (Liu, 2013). A study with 10000 people found an inverse relationship between the number of daily servings of fruits and vegetables and these risk factors and leafy greens having the strongest benefit (Liu, 2013)....   [tags: pigments found in plants]
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The Consequences of the Bushs' Policies - ... On February 26, 1993, the World Trade Center (WTC) is bombed for the first time leading to the deaths of six people and this attack is masterminded by terrorist Ramzi Yousef. Yousef came to the U.S. with Ahmad Ajaj who is taken into custody at Kennedy Airport. Thompson explains, “One of the manuals seized from Ajaj is horribly mistranslated for the trial. For instance, the title page is said to say “The Basic Rule”… when in fact the title says “Al Qaeda” which means “the base” in English,” (Thompson, 2004, p....   [tags: Afghanistan, attack on the Twin Towers] 2881 words
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State of Saudi Arabia - Located in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia’s culture is heavily influenced by Islam. The people’s faith guides them and their views; this, in turn, has caused many problems for the people that their religion does not favor. Such as those that aren’t in the religion, and women. Their culture is extremely oppressive, and if someone does not realize how the Saudi culture works, will find themselves, and their lives, threatened. The police are often swift and brutal; and many outspoken people are quickly silenced....   [tags: Mistreatment of Women, Islam]
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America and Israel Support - ... This in return causes Arabs to hate the United States and makes them want to kill Americans. This hostility shown by the Arabs would greatly diminish if America would not give deadly weapons to the government of Israel. Furthermore, Ramzi Yousef was the person who planned the attack on the World Trade Center in 1993. He only wanted to attack America because he wanted to stop the Israeli army from killing Arabs. Yousef told a CBS reporter that terrorism was revenge for the Palestinian people and for the Arabs in Saudi Arabia....   [tags: defense industry, benefactor] 1800 words
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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - ... However, Victor was not aware of what would happen to his own well-being after bringing the being to life. Victor’s subliminal view of the being can be described almost as if it was “a fantasy baby, who has existed entirely as a psychic projection of its parent [which] is inevitably and violently lost” (Lucas). Victor did not at all expect to have the responsibilities of a parent when the being was created; instead, the sole purpose of his endeavors was to attain glory through his discovery of the “philosopher’s stone” and the “elixir of life” (Shelley 42)....   [tags: victor, monster, creation] 1515 words
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Crisis Management of Potential Site Risks in Quebec - ... Management should establish a communication network using various resources include phones, radio, and computer internet. Also, Management should develop medical services & rescue services for injured people. Isolated people are needed search and rescue team. Management should provide shelter and supply of food for branch if any help is needed (“Crisis management Risk”. n, d) Incident management Steering Committee Table is illustrating Incident management Steering Committee (National Incident management system, 2008, p 94)....   [tags: disasters, responsibilities, plan] 1769 words
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Political Violence - Political violence is the leading cause of wars today. Personal agendas have led to many of the political objectives that cause violence today this has caused many problems throughout the world and will continue to do so until a solution to this issue is found. Political objectives have been advanced involuntarily dependent upon the kind of government a nation exercises. For instance, in a democratic nation political groups must worry about convincing the majority in order to advance ethically. Those who try to influence the majority through acts of violence are considered today as “terror” organizations....   [tags: Terrorism]
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Allah: God of Terrorists - Allah: God of the Terrorists Al Qaeda. For some, this name represents years of misery, torture, and terrorism. Yet for others, this name is a shining beacon of light. It represents a people’s god and the sacred duty that they have to perform. When we think of Allah, we think of the World Trade Center and crazy lunatics who hate the so called “West” and its technological advancements. But we forget about the religion that evolved around the same time as Christianity; we forget about the mosques that have won global acclaim as the most beautiful and sophisticated structures; we forget about the proud race that spread science and mathematics throughout the world....   [tags: Religion]
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The Outbreak of Iran-Iraq - In the fall of 1980, one of the largest and most destructive conflicts to occur from the end of the second world war started between Iran and Iraq. Lasting eight years, the war left approximately 1.5 million dead and around a million casualties with thousands of refugees fleeing both nations. This conflict's roots can be traced backed to conflicts that raged between the powers which controlled the Persian Iran and Arab Iraq regions (Bahadori, 2005). For centuries, the Persians and Arabs have been at war under the banners of opposing empires.....   [tags: war,middle east, geopolitical]
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Abu Sayyaf - Introduction In the study of Criminal Justice, individuals wish to understand the why in crime. If an official answer was given theories wouldn’t exist and the Chicago School would have found the answers to what causes crime. The truth is, crime is ever changing and will continue to be. Society plays a huge role in the way crime is interpreted. One type of specific crime, terrorism, has many interpretations and definitions. According to the U.S. Department of State this definition is used; “premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents, usually intended to influence an audience.” However, this is just one o...   [tags: Criminal Justice, Philippian Terrorist Group]
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Analysis of How a Single Match Can Ignite a Revolution by Melissa Lane - Life is game of tradeoffs in which every action has a distinct cost. Cost, in the context of the previous sentence and the rest of this essay, is the price or expenditure that must be paid in order to obtain a particular object or goal. The most basic cost associated with all things is time. In order to attain all the material and immaterial things that we currently possess we had to use up a respectable amount of our time here on earth. Thus, it stands to reason that time defines who we are. If someone were to strip away a human being’s time on earth, they would be ultimately stripping away his or her identity....   [tags: social justice, revolutionaries]
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The Conflict between the Welfare Principle and Article 8 - Since the enactment of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) a resistance is marked by the English judges in relation to disputes involving children. English courts have a difficult task in balancing the interests of parents and children since the welfare principle only looks at the interests of the child. Contrary article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) gives precedence to the rights of parents. Consequently are these two principles in conflict. Before answering this question, it is better to take things from the beginning....   [tags: rights of parents vs rights of children]
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The Impact of Leadership Behavior on Organizational Commitment - 1. Introduction A continued globalization of markets, hostile takeovers and rapidly advancing technology has made it very difficult for the organization to achieve competitive advantage. Employees are one of the most important determinants and leading factors that determine the success of an organization in this competitive environment. Every organization must address its employee needs in order to maintain a productive work force. In today’s fast paced society turnover rate of the employees is quite high and employees keep switching among different jobs....   [tags: Business Management]
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Why The Ottomans Entered The First World War - Why The Ottomans Entered The First World War The Ottoman Empire had been declining since the sixteenth century because of economic, intellectual and technological stagnation. Britain and France as well as The Russian and Habsburg empires, became increasingly involved in Ottoman affairs and in competition for political and economic influence in the Ottoman Empire. The turning point came in the 1880s when Germany appeared on the scene in an attempt to extend her economic, political, and military influence in the Empire....   [tags: Papers] 1045 words
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Social Networking Sites: Bad For Our Society? - Over the past few years something has taken a toll in most people’s lives, we use it, love it, talk about it, and check it almost every hour of every day: this thing is called social networks. It was only a few years back, in 2003, when MySpace was discovered, and in 2004 when Mark Zuckerberg established Facebook, and soon after in 2006 Twitter followed. These sites became more than just an online destination, but a way of life. Notifications, follower counts, friend requests, photo comments- all what might seem like silly things that teenagers and adults alike await the moment they come home to check....   [tags: Social Media, Facebook, Online]
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How Muharraq Co-operative Society Develops Communities - ... 1.5 SERVICES OFFERED 1) The sale of consumer products it's better because the price suppose to be cheaper than other places. 2) A petrol station in Muharraq in which the members and non-members can use. 3) Rented shops that are important to the citizens like supermarket , fruit shop , barber , bakery ,tailor , fish shop and laundry . 1.6 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Muharraq consumer co-operative society organizational structure is 1.7 FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICERS Mahmoud Mohamed seyadi Chairman of the Board -Responsible for the General Assembly and Board of Directors....   [tags: volunteers, nonprofit, benefits] 1747 words
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Flexibility and Adaptability of Youth Movements - ... Retracted distributive promises after the welfare era greatly affected youth groups, as they grew up to become educated, jobless and in search of everything globalization offers only to find that it is out of their reach. Their power dispersed as means of suppressed political and economic frustration. It was not deterministic in the outcome of the revolutions solemnly (Joffe, 2011), but rather fostered a cohesive platform with a new vision that channeled to carry the ambitions of great numbers within the North African nations....   [tags: revolution, corruption, political] 1429 words
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Taking a Look at Wolfs Engineering - ... • All employees should be able to identify hazards. • Keeping all the report to minimize the hazard. ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY: Wolfs engineering focuses on continual improvement on their environmental performance to minimize the pollution. It is our responsibility to keep our employees and consumer to ensure environmentally sound and safe. At wolfs engineering we have great commitment to produce a safe environment to its employees and client, in order for us to achieve our goals, we obey the following principles....   [tags: company anaysis] 1350 words
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The World Trade Center Bombing - It’s a normal day at work when suddenly there is an explosion, trapping hundreds of people inside collapsing buildings covered in rubble. Coworkers, friends, and family are gone, never to be seen again, lost to senseless acts of terrorism. In 1993, 1998, and 2000, these events came to pass in the form of terrorist bombings on U.S. targets across the globe. The World Trade Center complex was a symbol of wealth and prosperity, but quickly became the target for radical Muslims and was attacked early in 1993....   [tags: US government, terror, destruction] 1597 words
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Religion and Terrorism - RELIGION AND TERRORISM The world is filled with different religions and different ideologies formed around governments and political organizations. The problem that arises from not separating church and state issues is that the government tends to force the citizens of the nation to worship as the administration deems fit. Within these religious groups are extremist, and these members can be the deadliest of all the parishioners. Acts of religious terrorism are the responsibility of devout extremists that commit acts of horror in the name of many different religions....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Photography: Is it Art? - What makes something art. This may be one of the greatest unanswered questions of all time. Of course, many people have tried to answer it in their own way. If it’s beautiful, it must be art. But is it still art if you don’t see any of the beauty it was meant to contain. If it was created from a purely original idea, it must be art. But then what is realism. The concept of art becomes much more vast and complicated once a person starts digging for answers. Many people believe that photography should not be considered art, but why....   [tags: methods of documenting the world]
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Terrorism in the Philippines - ... Of these groups the terrorist groups are considered to be Abu Sayyaf Group, the Communist Party of the Philippines/New Peoples Army, and Jemaah Islamiyah. Al Qaeda cannot be directly related to this area but is believed that Al Qaeda aid the two major terrorist groups in procuring weapons as well as explosives. Jemaah Islamiyah is based out of Indonesia and has strong ties to Al Qaeda. Some of the members are also members of Al Qaeda and they share a training camp in Mindanao. There are allocations that Jemaah Islamiyah may have helped plan the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States....   [tags: Human Security Act]
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Holal Marketsrs and Brand - ... 2.1 Ingredients Any product which has Halal logo on its packaging means that the company has made a promise that the ingredients used as well as manufacturing process is Halal (Tieman, 2008). Halal products should not be mixed with non-halal products because it will leave a impression on consumer that both products are same (Bruil, 2010). Consumers trust the Halal logo because they don’t have any other means to verify that the product they are going to purchase is Halal or not. Halal logo also plays are very important role for consumers who are not aware about the product manufacturing process (Andersen, 1994)....   [tags: product, consumer, behavior, issue] 1125 words
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The Argument Against Torture - Razan Tanbour Michigan Islamic Academy Mr. Matthew Berki Ever since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, torture has been a controversial issue. This information-gathering technique has been the major topic of every wartime discussion. In the case of a terrorist attack such as that of 9/11, shouldn’t torture be justified as a way to save countless lives. Torture proponents always use the scenario in which thousands, if not millions, of lives are pitted against the well-being of one likely terrorist and his torture....   [tags: Morals and Ethics] 1117 words
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Winston Churchill - When someone is elected to a major government position, it is because he reached a national consensus with voters and politicians alike. In the case of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, this fact was exceptionally self evident. Most, if not, all of Britain loved him. They loved him because he was a noble genius. He stood as a figure of motivation, revolution, and morality. Churchill made sure to let the people of Britain know what he believed and why he believed it. Once a war hero, Churchill became a trusted political hero, and able to help....   [tags: biography, speech]
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The Persecuted Church - “Christians are the most persecuted religious group in the contemporary world,” according to Pope Benedict XVI. Though Christianity has nearly two billion adherents, an estimated two hundred million of its people are being denied basic human rights because of their beliefs; in some cases, it is comparable to the Holocaust (“200 Million”). Since the start of Christianity in Roman times, its followers have been the scapegoats of many other cultures. After the Berlin Wall and communism collapsed in Europe, people have largely ignored the fact that Christians everywhere are still being treated as second-class citizens....   [tags: Religion]
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Herbal Medicine Efficacy - ... These results demonstrated the antihyperglycaemic effect of HAEAD on alloxan-induced diabetic rats. So, the hypoglycemic action of HAEAD in diabetic rats may be due to its insulin like effect, and/or stimulating the insulin secretion from the existing beta cells, and/or by rejuvenation pancreatic β-cells. These results are consistent with the recent report demonstrating anti-diabetic activity of Actiniopteris dichotoma leaves extracts in alloxan induced diabetic rats (Amos Babu et al., 2012)....   [tags: few adverse effects, low cost, medical field] 950 words
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9-11 - The likely mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks is a Kuwaiti-born lieutenant of Osama bin Laden who had previously plotted to attack the World Trade Center and to bomb several airliners simultaneously, a top U.S. counterterrorism official says. Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, one of the FBI's most-wanted terrorists, is at large in Afghanistan or nearby, the law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Tuesday. U.S. investigators believe Mohammed, working under bin Laden's leadership, planned many aspects of the Sept....   [tags: essays research papers] 535 words
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the Internet - Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the Internet       So many years after it was written, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein lingers on our consciousness. Her novel challenges the Romantic celebration of creativity and genius by illustrating the danger of unbridled human ambition. When Frankenstein becomes consumed in his scientific experiment, he is able to fashion a stunning product: a quasi-human being. Similarly, the concept behind the World Wide Web was born of an impassioned mastermind. But since neither product was established with sufficient guidelines, they have spiraled out of control-sometimes, with lethal consequences....   [tags: Frankenstein essays]
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Effective Airline Security Measures Are Overdue - Effective Airline Security Measures Are Overdue As far back as 1955, terrorist threats against the airline industry have jeopardized the safety and security of airline passengers. This paper chronologically describes some of the events that caused preventive measures to be proposed and in fewer cases implemented. The fact that there is a terrorist threat against our nation’s airline industry has not changed, but the methods that these radicals employ to bring harm to travelers has grown much more sophisticated....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Palestinian Christians: The Unknown Victims - Palestinian Christians: The Unknown Victims Johnny Yousef George Thaljieh has become known as the "Martyr of the Nativity Church." He was not a suicide bomber or even a stone thrower, just a 17-year-old kid who belonged to the small Palestinian Christian minority that is often forgotten in what is seen as a war between Muslims and Jews. There was a shooting that day in late October 2001, as there often is between Beit Jala and the Jerusalem suburb of Gilo, but none near the Nativity Church. As his mother says, “Nothing was done to make the Israeli sniper think Johnny was a threat.” He had just been to church and was playing with his 4-year-old cousin in Manger Square when the bullet struck...   [tags: Essays Papers]
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The Media Portrayal of Islam - The Media Portrayal of Islam Islam is portrayed and is commonly accepted as the most violent and largest direct threat to the West. This is a generalization made by most of the West, but it is not particularly the West or the Islamic people’s fault. There is constant turmoil in Islamic countries in the Middle East and these conflicts are what make the news in the West. The only representation in the media that the Islamic nation gets is that of war. Though most Islamic people are not violent, the select few that do participate in terrorist groups give the rest of the Islam nation a bad image....   [tags: Media Middle East Islamic Racism Essays] 965 words
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Performance Appraisal- Management Procedure - ... Definitively, performance appraisals do deliver the essential communication for evaluating training demands as well as constructing the most appropriate training and strategic development advantages to meet those objectives (Youssef, 2012). Strategic HR planning creates clear job analysis/design, attracts potential employees with skills and experience, helps to efficiently select employee fit, as well as train and promote, create compensation with benefits and benefit management. Thus strategic planning continues to define performance, select performance measures, assess reliability, and guarantee legal policies, measure performance, enhance feedback, while developing and achieving objec...   [tags: general performance management]
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The Different Types and Purposes of Dams - A dam is a structure intended to hold back water in a lake, stream, stream or other water form. Dams normally incorporate entryways that could be raised or brought down, opened or shut to permit variable measures of water to pass downstream or leave the lake. The way the water takes to leave the lake through the entryways is known as a spillway. ”The Brazos River Authority” There are some styles of dams utilized for diverse purposes. First an Arch dam is made of workmanship or cement that is raised towards the upstream....   [tags: manmade structures for human purposes only] 702 words
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Yasser Latif Hamdani - This text written by Yasser Latif Hamdani highlights the political, physical and social injustices experienced by Ahmadis living in Pakistan. Hamdani is Lawyer based in Lahore. He got his education from the University of Punjab and Rutgers University. His famous cases include the Bhagat case and the Youtube case. He is well known for his advocacy to end the persecution of Ahmadis and to give them equal voting rights. His purpose in writing this text is to inform the people of Pakistan, especially the Muslims, of the persecution is being endured by the Ahmadis....   [tags: Political, Physical, Social Injustice, Ahmadis]
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