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The Use of Appetite Suppressants - The Use of Appetite Suppressants In the past two decades, Americans and most of the Western world have become obsessed with losing weight. Countless diets, weight loss strategies and gimmicks have been and remain on the market and cost Americans billions of dollars every year. The media perpetuates this ideal of thinness and so people continue in desperate attempts to shrink their bodies. People have gone to extreme measures such as stomach stapling, liposuction and starvation diets to try and take off excess weight....   [tags: Health Diet Weight Loss Essays]
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America’s Insatiable Appetite for Cocaine - America’s Insatiable Appetite for Cocaine Where does Coca-Cola get its name. Why was it created. In 1886, the Georgia pharmacist, John Pemberton, designed Coca-Cola as a headache remedy and a stimulant. The original beverage contained cocaine and was used both as an intoxicating beverage and a medically useful tonic. The effects of the drink helped make it popular. Only in the early twentieth century was the drug eliminated from the Coca-Cola recipe and replaced with increased amounts of caffeine.[1]  Cocaine has a long history which also involves the once condoned use for medicinal purposes in the 1890's to being one of the most widespread abused drug today....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Obesity, A True Issue in the United States - How many of us can say we have truly been hungry. Not the “my stomach is growling” type of hunger that is our body reminding us it is time to input fuel, but the all encompassing painful kind resulting from days of not having anything considered a meal. The kind of hunger that is so much of a constant ache in your gut that you wouldn’t really know what it means to NOT be hungry. I am willing to wager few, if any of you can answer yes. The simple answer to that question is that obesity has doubled since 1980 (WHO)....   [tags: anxiety, depression, physiology, appetite]
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Nightmare- a 10 year old Quarter Horse Gelding - Case study #1: Nightmare a 10 year old Quarter Horse gelding HISTORY AND PRESENTATION: Nightmare presented for evaluation of his poor appetite and poor manure production. He has been uninterested in food for three days or more prior to his arrival. He has been treated in the field 2 days or more prior. He was referred for suspected gastric ulcers or mild colic. There was no improvement in appetite despite Banamine, nasogastric intubation with mineral oil and water, and anti-ulcer medication. He had not defecated for 24 hours....   [tags: Poor Appetite, Poor Manure Production]
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Diet Pills - Science and technology have revolutionized the lifestyle of man. The modern man is submerged by a world of hectic life. Everything is done very fast due to time constrain which unconsciously affected our health and fitness. On top of that, excessive workloads have reduced our time for exercises and health maintenance. Besides all these modern life’s things, millions of Americans claim that winter is the most common season for people to gain weight as the cold weather discourages outside exercise (Richards 2008)....   [tags: Health, Appetite Control] 1013 words
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Iago, Man’s Animal Appetites, and the Great Chain of Being in Shakespeare’s Othello - In Shakespeare’s Othello he is the grand architect, the puppeteer even, who manipulates the players and the action— but above all he is one of fiction’s favorite and most perplexing sinners: Iago. In a script we are given essentially nothing but words, but words can be a very revealing judge of character. Thus through Iago’s language, which is ripe with profanity, sensuality and above all animal imagery, Shakespeare has left us clues about the nature of the enigma that is one of his most striking villains....   [tags: Shakespeare, Othello, ] 1370 words
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Obesity: What Exactly Is Making People Fat? - Growing up, I struggled with being overweight, even though I was active. As a young boy growing up on a farm somewhere in Northwest Missouri, I worked very hard doing chores the normal urbanized American would not do. My father would have me do chores every day, yet I was still overweight. Reflecting back to what what could have made me that way; many ideas began to appear in my head, so my research on nutrition began. There were many things that were argued to cause childhood obesity, however the most logical and sensible outcome that came from my research was that environmental, political, cultural, and other such factors were not to blame for my obese childhood, but nutrition was....   [tags: overweight, nutrition, apetite]
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Plato’s Theories on the Immortal Soul - Plato was a famous Greek philosopher, dating back almost two and a half millennia. He was one of the first philosophers to question a systematic approach to creating the perfect society, requiring knowledge of human nature and the flaws it contains. He also was the first to experiment in democracy. Plato was a firm believer in the immortal soul. He theorized that the soul was divided into three parts: appetite, spirit, and reason. Reason, being the most important, should rule over the other two....   [tags: Greek Philosopher, Soul, Tripartite Theory]
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Plato's Happiest Way of Life - Plato's Happiest Way of Life A just life in a just society would be the happiest possible way to live for Plato. Justice is defined as a balanced and well-integrated specialization of functions both within the scope of society and the individual. The just society classifies its members on the basis of individual differences in intellectual and physical abilities and is therefore warranted. The way to achieve a happy life is only half satisfied with the presence of a just society. Other than living in a just society, the harmony between the parts within an individual's mind or soul is as important....   [tags: Papers] 777 words
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Nursing Paper Case Study - Data Assessment Most of the information given in this scenario would be considered pertinent information. First, the patient complains of fatigue, loss of appetite, and pain of unknown origin under his ribcage. The patient’s complain of abdominal pain is especially important because this is why the patient is admitted to the emergency department. Secondly, the physician has ordered several tests. The nurse should know why the tests are ordered for the patient. This information is important because the nurse needs to explain the procedure to the patient and prepare the patient for the test....   [tags: Health Care]
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Misery and the American Dream in The Great Gatsby - "No— Gatsby turned out all right in the end. It is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men." When F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote these words in The Great Gatsby in 1925, he perfectly described the human struggle of the time. This was, by no means, accidental--for Fitzgerald wrote meticulously and very rarely did he leave a line unrevised. No— Fitzgerald knew what he was doing; he was, in two sentences, criticizing American society like no one else had....   [tags: The Great Gatsby Essays] 1888 words
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The Pain and Suffering of "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare - When Orsino sends Viola-Cesario to woo Olivia in his name, he does not think any more of it. When Viola-Cesario goes to woo Olivia for her master Orsino, she starts to woo her using the first person, referring to ‘me’ and ‘I’, under Olivia’s request. She continues using the first person throughout this wooing, where she tells of Olivia’s beauty and her person through her perspective instead of Orsino’s. This wooing becomes vital to the plot and the theme of love throughout the play, because this wooing causes Olivia to fall in love with Viola-Cesario instead of the Duke Orsino....   [tags: orsino, cesario, violia, olivia]
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Physical Alterations and Nursing Health Promotion of Depression - Introduction Stars such as Sean Connery, and Betty White make aging look graceful and elegant; furthermore they have the advantage to use money to maintain themselves and their health. The media tends to fuel the stigma of when you age if you are not aging to the golden standard of the society then you are dysfunctional or senile; King & Caine (as cited in Ell, 2006) illustrated this as they explain may older clients are inclined not to report their symptoms of depression, because they view this as a flaw or weakness in themselves....   [tags: Nursing ]
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What is the Meaning of Freedom? - Freedom is often spoken of in what can be referred to as a loose sense of the word. One country has more freedom than another; a twenty-one year old has more freedom than a fifteen year old. What exactly does this word mean. For different people it may mean different things, but there has to be an equilibrium that can be reached in order to determine the meaning of freedom itself. In one form, freedom can mean that a person has "exemption from an obligation."* If only the root (free) is looked at, it can be interpreted that one is "not under the control or power of another."* However often the latter definition is used, it is also disagreed with, and for good reason: there is always a rule...   [tags: What Does Freedom Mean?] 373 words
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Anti-Obesity Effects of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids - Anti-obesity effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids Introduction In recent years, obesity has become a significant health problem in industrialized countries such as the United States. Obesity is strongly associated with increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, dyslipidemia, coronary heart disease, and congestive heart failure. The World Health Organization has defined obesity as one of the top ten global health problems. High-fat diets containing large amounts of saturated fat and low amounts of unsaturated fat, may directly increase the prevalence of obesity (Li, 2008)....   [tags: Medical Research]
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Free College Essays - Lusting After Ladies at the A&P - Does lust lead to hardship and emptiness. In this paper (do you mean "this paper" or "John Updike's 'A&P'?) Sammy has a sexual appetite that causes him problems. His worship of a woman's (careful with placement of possessive apostrophe) body causes him to misplace his values and center only on one value. This value is his lustful pleasure he gets when he sees three girls in their skimpy swimsuits. The pleasure he receives outweighs the consequence of emptiness he finally feels after he defends those girls and they do not respond to his pleasurable feelings....   [tags: A&P Essays] 1362 words
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Insatiable Desires in Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Insatiable Desires in Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Contemporary United States natives are known for their consumptive attitudes, which mainly stem from the constant American hustle and bustle for more money, bigger houses, and faster cars. Americans are known for yearning, needing, sometimes even demanding whatever their vast appetites desire. This American concept of prosperity can be found rooted in a popular classic American story written over one hundred and fifty years ago by Washington Irving....   [tags: Legend Sleepy Hollow Essays]
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Stress Induced Eating - Stress Induced Eating Constantly in daily life stress appears. Living in a very fast paced environment where everything is needed or wanted in an instant. Between having a family, going to school, and working a job or jobs there are many things in life that can cause a person to be stressed. In a world where you have to multitask constantly to keep up, stress is a given. With all of that our body has to deal with on a regular basis, overwhelming stress is not a good thing to have. Now people deal with stress in many different way, but most of us like to eat when we are stressed, regardless of what we are stressed about....   [tags: Health, Eating Disorders]
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Plato’s Theory of The Soul in The Republic - Plato’s Republic introduces a multitude of important and interesting concepts, of topics ranging from music, to gender equality, to political regime. For this reason, many philosophers and scholars still look back to The Republic in spite of its age. Yet one part that stands out in particular is Plato’s discussion of the soul in the fourth book of the Republic. Not only is this section interesting, but it was also extremely important for all proceeding moral philosophy, as Plato’s definition has been used ever since as a standard since then....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Plato, Republic]
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Happiness as the Ultimate End of Human Action - I believe there are two types of people in this world: Those who are happy. And those who genuinely believe that after purchasing a new luxury car they can “Be Happy.”. While the latter may find their new addition quite valuable, the former finds their self-fulfillment through a process of more sharpened quality. Those who choose to obtain the “good life” through the acquisition of goods and services are said to be misled regarding the true meaning of happiness. This false interpretation of self-satisfaction is what many of us strive for today....   [tags: greek, aristolele ]
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Food's Connection Individual and Cultural Identity - Sleep, sex, and food are the three most important aspect of a human life. Each of them represents resting, reproducing, and surviving – essential elements that form the foundation of human culture and society. The status of these elements always represents the social stature and cultural ideology, of the desire or dislike of people. Some standards are universal, while some are uniquely formed through generations of different cultural traditions. Food in this case might be the most simple and yet the hardest ideology of desire for anthropologists to catch....   [tags: Sociology Food Culture]
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Aristotle, Temperance, Pleasure, and Pain - Aristotle, Temperance, Pleasure, and Pain(1) ABSTRACT: Aristotle argues that temperance is the mean concerned with pleasure and pain (NE 1107b5-9 and 1117b25-27). Most commentators focus on the moderation of pleasures and hardly discuss how this virtue relates to pain. In what follows, I consider the place of pain in Aristotle’s discussion of temperance and resolve contradictory interpretations by turning to the following question: is temperance ever properly painful. In part one, I examine the textual evidence and conclude that Aristotle would answer no to our question....   [tags: Philosophy Research Papers]
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Analysis of Plato's The Republic - An Analysis of The Republic The Republic is an examination of the "Good Life"; the harmony reached by applying pure reason and justice. The ideas and arguments of Plato center on the social settings of an ideal republic - those that lead each person to the most perfect possible life for him. Socrates was Plato's early mentor in real life. As a tribute to his teacher, Plato uses Socrates in several of his works and dialogues. Socrates moderates the discussion throughout, as Plato's mouthpiece....   [tags: Philosophy Religion Essays] 2022 words
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Democracy in Plato's the Republic - Democracy in the Republic In Plato's Republic democracy made a controversial issue in a critique by Socrates. The theory of the soul accounts for the controversy as it states that the soul is divided into three parts: the rational, the spirited, and the appetite which are ranked respectively. The idea of the soul's three parts and the soul being ruled by a dominant part is used as the basis for identifying justice and virtue. However, the theory of the soul is not only used to identify justice and virtue, but also used to show that the virtue within a city reflects that of its inhabitants....   [tags: essays research papers] 1270 words
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Long and Short Term Effects of Ecstasy - The NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE defines the drug Ecstasy (MDMA) as a synthetic, psychoactive drug that is chemically similar to the stimulant methamphetamine and the hallucinogen mescaline. The drugs clinical name is MDMA (3, 4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine). Psychoactive drugs are considered mind-altering drugs and ecstasy’s chemical structure is similar to other synthetic drugs that are known to cause brain damage. (National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2009) Although Ecstasy was not made illegal until 1985, most research indicates its original intended use was that of an appetite suppressant, which was developed in 1912 by the German pharmaceutical company Merck....   [tags: Drugs]
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Treatise on Happiness by St. Thomas Aquinas - In the history of the western world, few men have made a greater impact on humanity’s learning that Thomas of Aquino. Having written dozens of different publications, including his famous Summa Theologiæ, on subjects varying from the angels to philosophy; from law to theology, Thomas has secured himself a permanent place in academic history. Although never writing directly on the subject, Thomas also influenced the field of ethics, especially through his “Treatise on Happiness,” which are found within his Summa....   [tags: Treatise on Happiness]
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Integrative Case Study in Respiratory Diseases - A 25 year-old male reports a life-long history of upper respiratory tract infections which occur about twice a year. Three weeks ago, he came down with the “flu,” with coughing of yellowish-green and difficult to expectorate sputum, fever and chills, shortness of breath, and slight chest pain. He saw a biomedical physician who diagnosed acute asthmatic bronchitis and prescribed a course of Amoxicillin for 10 days and a metered dose Albuterol inhaler, 2 puffs every 4 hours for a week. He stopped taking the inhaler after 4 days because he seemed to be getting palpitations, nervousness, and sleeplessness from taking it; besides, he was no longer short of breath....   [tags: bronchitis, external cough, internal cough]
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Legalizing the Use of Medicinal Marijuana - Marijuana is a very controversial topic because of its high use as a recreational drug. However many people do not know that there are some positives to this drug. Studies show that at least 50 percent of people do not know the health risks and benefits of this drug (Shortsleeve Cassie). Legalizing the use of Medicinal Marijuana would impact people with terminal illness, those who suffer from chronic illness, as well as those who experience intense pain from injuries without the negative side effects of traditional painkillers....   [tags: terminal patients, pain killer, ]
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Lack of Sleep Linked to Obesity - ... Van Cauter made a shocking discovery that lack of sleep may be linked with obesity. Her volunteers also had a slight drop in their leptin levels, which is a hormone that tells the brain when your full. A recent sleep study performed by Harvard School of Public Health showed people “who slept five hours or less were 15 percent more likely to become obese” (Harvard School of Public Health). With an estimated eighteen percent of adults in the United States getting less than six hours of sleep each night, 53,000,000 people may be at risk of becoming obese due to lack of sleep alone....   [tags: Health, Lifestyle]
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Justice According To Plato - Society is constantly searching for the true concept of justice. Rather, in theory society is constantly searching for the true concept of justice. In reality justice is often times simply a word applied to broken concepts that those in power use to more effectively control those they are in charge of. This word is perhaps one of the most ill used in any language partially because humanity has not yet fully grasped what justice really means on a universal level. Many who have gone before us thought perhaps they had pinpointed the meaning though it seems that as time passes the view on justice changes to suit the times....   [tags: Philosophy] 1811 words
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“A Truly Just City?” - In the book “The Republic,” by Plato, Socrates constructs a utopia of a pure aristocracy to channel his visions of what he constitutes to be a just city. Socrates’ ideal of justice, is of a virtue that can be developed out of reason and knowledge, and when tuned correctly can be the justified way of governing a city. Fundamentally, the rulers are driven by specific appetites and virtues, that develop a cycle of ruling between the stages of aristocracy, timocracy, oligarchy, democracy and eventually a tyranny....   [tags: The Republic, Plato, Socrates]
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Legalizing Medical Marijuana - Medical marijuana has more advantages than it does disadvantages. The reason I have chose to support medical marijuana is for one reason. My reason is because people have fear of abuse if it is legalized but in reality people are abusing it as I write this paper. A lot of states haven't legalized marijuana because it is classified as no medical use. If no medical use is found why would some states legalize it. Marijuana affects the lungs and can cause long term lung damage. Although marijuana can affect your lungs it can benefit someone way more than it can hurt them....   [tags: Legal Issues, Drugs] 2019 words
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End of Life Nutritional Assessment - End of Life Nutritional Assessment Most patients and families are aware that without fluids, death will occur quickly. Current literature suggests that fluids should not be routinely administered to dying patients, nor automatically withheld from them. Instead the decision should be based upon careful, individual assessment. Consideration of the following when the choice to initiate and continue hydration is evaluated:  Is the patient's well-being enhanced by the overall effect of hydration....   [tags: Health Nutrition Pyramid Diet] 375 words
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Regulation of Food Intake in Obese People: Little Evidence for an Antiobesity Drug - Regulation of Food Intake in Obese People WHAT IS OBESITY. The most common eating disorder in our society is excessive eating which includes craving and compulsive eating which can quite often result in obesity (http://www.nutramed.com/zeno/addictive.htm#exorphins). Obesity is a body condition where a person's body mass index is greater than 30. Other diseases that can accompany or follow obesity include diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. Also, obese people are at a greater risk of certain kinds of cancer like breast, colon, and uterine cancer....   [tags: Health Obesity Research Papers]
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Analyzing Shakespearean Sonnets - Shakespearean sonnets appear to be arranged in three parts; the first third of the sonnets appear to be directing the recipient of the poems to reproduce to endure his legacy, the second third highlight the ability of the immortalizing abilities of the sonnets and with the latter third there is the appearance of a dark haired lady - possibly a tongue-and-cheek humor of the Petrarchan sonnet. Sonnet 147, as one of the latter third sonnets, appears to be directed to the dark haired lady; as a anti-love sonnet, sonnet 147 covers the progression of emotions dealing with the loss of a lover....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature] 1513 words
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A Natural Solution - A Natural Solution Cancer is a term that, for many, is a word that carries fear with it. Humans do not want cancer to be part of their lives, because of the pain and harmful outcomes that occur with it. Marijuana, like cancer, is another word that humanity fears. Marijuana is, for the most part, abused and causes problems for people associated with the misuse of marijuana. The attitudes towards both words are similar, but it should not be that way....   [tags: Medical Research]
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The Effectiveness of Natural and Non-medicinal Treatments for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, and Obesity - Introduction: Picture a boy. Top of his class with above a 4.0 GPA, member of three sport teams, holds an officer position in nearly every organization in his high school, thriving with confidence, and smiles all around. He’s a “perfect” example of a well-rounded student. Yet on the inside, he’s beginning to waste away. His body is becoming weak, his mind is becoming slower, and his demeanor is in a drastic downfall. He’s no longer able to keep up with his race times in cross-country. He’s passing out during track practice and vomiting during volleyball....   [tags: Health, Medical Treatment]
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The Negative Impact of Gender Roles in Othello - While there have been a great number of changes in the world since Shakespeare wrote Othello, there are a few truths about humanity and society that remain true. Othello is notorious for it’s examination of race, but is not given enough credit for its observations of gender. Iago embodies masculine gender roles in a severe and exaggerated way, allowing his desire for proving his masculinity to corrupt him morally. Iago then turns and uses his own fears of inadequacy against Othello as the root of his revenge and to improve his own self-image....   [tags: Othello Essays]
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"The Time Machine": An Outstanding Science Fiction Novel of the 19th Century - The Time Machine as written by Herbert George Wells remains an outstanding science fiction novel of the 19th century. The fictional genre introduces the discovery and the subsequent use of time travel- a vehicle that carries a man and further allows him to purposefully explore the unknown space. The narrator and the user of the time machine postulates that time is indeed the fourth dimension. It is the only medium that rockets a time traveler into the future away from his shell of ignorance and prevailing darkness that surrounds his earthly home....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Eating Disorders Have Multiple Complex Causes; The Media is not to Blame - When the topic of eating disorders (ED), anorexia, bulimia, starving, purging, or any other form of self harm is brought into an everyday conversation, it is simply looked at as nothing out of them norm and is just brushed off as if the topic was concerning what the President had for lunch that day. At first glance, the average person would probably conclude that the main reason eating disorders are so noted in young women today is simply due to the fact that the media puts so much pressure on these women to be “perfect”....   [tags: Psychology]
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The Potential Impacts of Olfactory Loss on Our Lives under Different Situations - 1. Introduction For thousands of years, people tend to take our sense of smell as granted. We name the patients who lose vision as the blind, lose audition as the deaf, lose olfactory, albeit less known, as anosmia. Anosmia is defined as the dysfunction of olfactory, including partially disabled and completely disabled. It is sometimes trivial and common yet sometimes devastating due to its complicated relationship with the sense of taste and our brain especially the limbic system. This paper will show you a glance at the potential effects brought by the loss of olfactory via explaining the process of perceiving smell and subsequently analyzing the corresponding consequences in the aspects...   [tags: Anosmia, Perception Habits]
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Glaucon's Challenge and Plato's Theory of Justice in Plato's Republic - Plato’s Republic focuses on one particular question: is it better to be just or unjust. Thrasymachus introduces this question in book I by suggesting that justice is established as an advantage to the stronger, who may act unjustly, so that the weak will “act justly” by serving in their interests. Therefore, he claims that justice is “stronger, freer, and more masterly than justice” (Plato, Republic 344c). Plato begins to argue that injustice is never more profitable to a person than justice and Thrasymachus withdraws from the argument, granting Plato’s response....   [tags: literary analysis] 1807 words
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The History and Possible Legalization of Marijuana - Drug Laws There has never been a death from marijuana overdose. “A person would have to smoke 20,000 to 40,000 times the amount of THC in a joint to overdose” (Wing). Marijuana was classified as an illegal drug in 1970, because it can be abused very easily (“infoplease”). Marijuana was then grown indoors. Marijuana is illegally used by many people daily. Marijuana should be legalized because it is naturally grown and can be used to help cancer patients, relieve stress, and be used daily. Cannabis or typically referred to as marijuana is a drug that contains many other chemicals some are like a penicillin....   [tags: marijuana, cannabis, illegal drugs]
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A Case Against the Legalization of Marijuana - The issue of legalizing marijuana has been widely discussed and debated throughout the country. Many people debate whether or not marijuana should be legalized. There are those who feel it should be decriminalized, and there are some people who feel it should remain a controlled substance. Each writer sorts through many valid points. I believe the time has come for us to accept the fact that the use of marijuana is not beneficial; it is harmful to our lives, and negatively impacts society and youth....   [tags: drugs, health, decriminalization]
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Fire, Furor and Internal War - Psappo’s poetry was the model from which ancient cultures defined love. Her views on love have influenced many works of literature, including The Aeneid of Virgil. Love is an uncontrollable force that strikes an individual from the outside and can occur suddenly as well as unexpectedly. Love is often depicted as a positive emotion that causes people to feel blissful, but this can easily turn into furor; furor is the aspect of love associated with violence and insanity. Dido’s love for Aeneas exemplifies the internal turmoil that afflicts individuals when they are deprived of the love that they crave so ardently....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 1187 words
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The Construction of Morality: Philosophers - Many political philosophers use the theme of morality to introduce their theories of civilization. Human morals are intertwined with the political system and are presented in human nature. By definition, morality is the distinction between right and wrong. Thus, philosophers use the concept of morality in the same distinction, but understand and apply them in different context depending on their theories. The interpretations vary between political thinkers.; One particular pair of theorists believe morals are presented in the lives of humans, but created in a different manner....   [tags: Jacques Rousseau, morality, thinkers]
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The Current Status of Medical Marijuana - In the year 2008, Michigan voted in the use of marijuana for medical purposes. I will be exploring two papers, the first is Prohibition Works: Keeping Marijuana Illegal, the second is Legalization of Marijuana. In the paper Prohibition Works the author discusses numerous reasons marijuana should be kept illegal, and the second paper Legalization of Marijuana the author makes many valid points on why marijuana should be legalized for medical use. Michigan now joins 15 other states that have passed laws for consumption of marijuana for medical purposes....   [tags: Medical Marijuana Essays]
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SSRI, The Cause of Various Homicides - April 20, 1999, began as an ordinary Tuesday morning in Littleton, Colorado for the students of Columbine High School who attended school unaware of the massacre that lay in their future. Two of the current students, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, would devastate a community, and open the eyes of the entire country. The boys killed twelve classmates and a teacher before taking their own lives in a similar manner. Additionally, nearly a year later in Boston, Massachusetts, an application support employee of Edgewater Technology, Michael McDermott, murdered seven of his co-workers with an AK-47, 12-gauge shotgun, and .32 caliber handgun....   [tags: real names]
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Common Diseases of Dogs and Cows - Contents Introduction 2 Diseases in Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) 3 Parvovirus 3 Hookworm 3 Fleas 4 Diseases in Domestic Cattle (Bos Tauris) 4 Bovine Tuberculosis 4 Roundworm 4 Cattle Tick 5 Diseases of the Mountain Chicken (Leptodactylus fallax) 5 Chytrid Fungus 5 Metabolic Bone Disease 6 Diseases of the Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) 6 Avian Salmonellosis 6 Hyperkeratosis 7 Conclusion 7 References 8 Introduction This assessment will cover a range of diseases that affect dogs, cows, the superb starling and the mountain chicken....   [tags: Animal Diseases]
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