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Exemplification Essay: Childhood obesity - ... Because parents and schools are not taking the initiative to stop this disease which has spread. Actions can be taken to prevent the rising of childhood obesity. Americans need to moderate their demands for a healthy lifestyle for children, persuade them to eat healthier, exercise often, and live a healthy lifestyle preventing future problems. Living a non-healthy lifestyle may cause for complications in the future in young children. It occurs when a child is above the normal weight for his or her age and height....   [tags: Exemplification Essay] 1353 words
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Exemplification Essay: Why The World Is Doomed - Every day when looking out a window, people see a beautiful earth. The earth is intriguing, but hinges on a delicate balance. Many natural resources keep the grass green and the sky blue. Man has made quite an impression on our world, and has transformed the earth's resources into tools to make life easy. However, mans' manipulation on earth has become detrimental to the health of our planet and the safety of mankind. Through the use and production of resources such as oil and energy, man is gradually poisoning the earth....   [tags: Exemplification Essays, Argumentative] 1087 words
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Exemplification Essay: War and World Peace - World Peace is something that will never happen. Too many countries have too much military power and don't want to give in to any other country. War is something that the world is going to have to deal with because there has been very few years over the history of the world that have been war free. Like one quote by an unknown author says, "Peace is rare: less than 8% of the time since the beginning of recorded time has the world been entirely at peace. In a total of 3530 years, 286 have been warless....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Exemplification Essay: Separation of Church and State -   Because of my strong beliefs, I have been called the Antichrist, a witch, an atheist, and a Satanist. Fervent Christians have told me that my “kind” is solely responsible for the downfall of American morals.   Actually, none of these labels fits me. I am not a witch because the only modern religion to practice witchcraft is Wicca (American Heritage 1381), and I am not a Wiccan. I am not a Satanist because modern Satanists do not believe in Satan as an actual entity; instead, they follow a "religion of the self," as the founder of the Church of Satan, Anton LaVey, put it....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Exemplification Essay: Welfare, A Vicious Circle -     It's Diana's turn at the tiny glass window. Her face burns red with shame as she is handed her monthly check. Two small children tug at her dress, their stomachs growling from a day without food. She looks down at her two children, her face filled with pain and guilt. What had happened to their happy life. With just the stroke of the pen across a divorce decree, Diana and her children were thrust into the humiliation of the welfare line. For two years now, Diana has tried to get back on her feet, but with only a high school diploma, she can't find a job to support her family....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Exemplification Essay: Cruising Should be Banned - Most of us have enjoyed "cruising" sometime in our lives. For many, it was one of our favorite pastimes. If you lived in the "American Graffiti" era, it was the in thing of to do. I remember when cruising was a popular activity on Main Street in Mesa for many years, until it was banned a few years ago. Now the controversy is over whether to ban cruising on Central Avenue in Phoenix. City officials are trying to reroute the weekend riders to Washington and Jefferson streets. Although cruising may be enjoyable to quite a few teenagers, there is no positive purpose for it....   [tags: Exemplification Essays, Argumentative] 737 words
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Exemplification Essay: America Needs Leaders - Today, everyone is too concerned with the now to worry about the future. Of course, there are a few who scrimp and save a few dollars here and there so that they will have some when they retire. However, none represent the ideas or beliefs that are destined to change our society. So I ask you are all the idealists gone, or are they just too scared to stand up.   Throughout the course of history there have always been those who took a stand against society in order to further their cause....   [tags: Exemplification Essays, Argumentative] 596 words
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Exemplification Essay: Euthanasia Should Be Legalized - Jack has just been in a serious car accident. He is suffering from brain damage and paralysis. His family does not want him to live the rest of his life this way, but do they have a choice in ending the pain and suffering of their loved one. According to most state governments and countries, the answer is no; however, there is method allowed in some states to stop the pain and suffering for both the patient and his family. This method is called euthanasia. Euthanasia is the deliberate, painless killing of persons who suffer from a physically or emotionally painful or incurable disease or condition....   [tags: Exemplification Essays, Argumentative]
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Exemplification Essay: I'll Die for My Confederate Flag -   "America isn't easy. America is advanced citizenship. You've got to want it bad. Cause it's going to put up a fight. It's going to say, you want free speech. Let's see you acknowledge a man whose words make your blood boil.....Who's standing center stage and advocating at the top of his lungs that which you would spend a lifetime opposing at the top of yours. You want to claim this land as the land of the free. Then the symbol of your country cannot just be a flag. The symbol also has to be one of its citizens exercising his right to burn that flag in protest....   [tags: Argumentative, Exemplification Essay]
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Exemplification Essay: The Dead-end of Professional Sports - In 1995 Scotty Thurman was on top of the world. Thurman led the Arkansas Razorbacks to a NCAA basketball championship with one great performance after another. After this miracle season, Thurman made a decision that would change his fortunes. Rather than come back for his senior year and get his degree, he elected to make himself eligible for the NBA draft. With a NCAA championship under his belt, Thurman was confident he was ready for the NBA, but NBA scouts had different ideas. Thurman could only sit and watch the draft from start to finish....   [tags: Exemplification Essays, Argumentative]
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Exemplification Essay: Cults and the Moral Decay of Society - Lately cults seem to be appearing everywhere, from the media to one's front doorstep. This trend may not be surprising to most historians. Considering, secret organizations such as cults have existed since Ancient Civilization. However, more cults will be emerging in to our society in the future. Cults are constantly recruiting youths to expand their numbers. These youths who join will then be corrupted by the manners and practices of the cults. Not only will they be corrupted just by the act of joining, but they will also be corrupted when they participate in the unlawful acts that the cults preform....   [tags: Exemplification Essays, Argumentative]
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Exemplification Essay: The Need to Improve the Apathetic Attitude of Young People - Are young people in today's society enamored with themselves. Do they care about others. Are they unfeeling; show little or no interest or emotion; unresponsive, indifferent; passionless or void of feeling. What is the cause or reason for apathy in young folks today that wasn't there a hundred years ago. Quite possibly it is a lack of mental stimulation. As responsible citizens of the United States, we should decide to not put up with indifference but encourage young people to get involved in their communities and to be concerned about what is going on in the government and around the world....   [tags: Exemplification Essays, Argumentative] 1203 words
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Exemplification Essay: Abortion is Wrong -    For years many different people from many different walks of life have had different opinions about abortion. For some abortion is never wrong, for others under certain circumstances it is O.K., and for still some others it is never right. Abortion is wrong not only because it goes against what God has said, but also because most women are so rushed into and unsure about their decision they regret it later in life. Although the Bible ; the old testament used by Jewish believers; both the new and old testaments used by Christian believers, does not specifically deal with abortion it does place validity on life before birth....   [tags: Argumentative, Illustration Essay]
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Cognitive Dissonance: Definition, Political Implications, and Personal Exemplification - ... Limited real-time mental functioning capability of the brain may imply that cognitive dissonance reduction mechanisms are processes by which the central executive works to streamline mental work more consistently and efficiently. This information processing system fosters an environment in which the brain can store and maintain a larger amount of data over a more extensive period of time. Simply put, cognitive dissonance reduction mechanisms are employed to reduce spent mental effort.   Cognitive Dissonance Research Mullainathan and Washington’s (2009) text “Sticking with your vote: Cognitive dissonance and political attitudes” describes the relationship between mental discrepancy and voter motivation coupled with future favorability of candidates in political elections....   [tags: Psychology ]
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Exemplification Essay: People Have a Right to Die - ... He’s kept his will in order. His financial papers are in the hands of a trusted power of attorney. His funeral is paid for. He has a medical power of attorney and a doctor that fully understands his final wishes and has documented them… including a death with dignity arrangement. Fred has a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, and he watched his mother waste away in body and mind. This was heart-breaking for all who witnessed her lingering and emotionally agonizing death, and he was surprised to learn that his end would be different....   [tags: euthanasia] 727 words
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Exemplification Essay: Gun Control Not the Answer - A man carrying two revolvers and two 9mm semi-automatic handguns calmly strode into the Dunblane Primary School. Two people quickly spotted the firearms and tried to tackle the man; he shot them and left them wounded as he continued his journey down the hall of the school. Finally, the man reached his destination: the gym, where a class a kindergartners were having P.E. In the gym, he pulled out the guns and started picking off the five-year-olds one by one. The room was splattered with blood as young children broke like porcelain dolls under the power of the gun....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 1409 words
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Exemplification Essay: Abortion Reduces Crime - Abstract                No one is certain why crime rates have plummeted in the United States over the last decade. But that fact has not prevented politicians from taking credit for the downturn. The newest theory about why crime is down, however, put forward in a report by two highly regarded economists, is drawing both outrage and intense debate. The economists claim that abortion may prevent the birth of unwanted children, who would have received very little attention from their parents and therefore would have higher probability of committing crime....   [tags: Illustration Essay, Persuasive Essays]
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Exemplification Essay: Mixing of Religion and the State -   We have based the very existence of our country on the belief that complete separation of church and state is best for the church and is best for the state. However, throughout history the roles between religion and American public life remain interwoven and continue to shape our beliefs and values. In order to begin to understand the role of religion in American public life, one must first recognize that religion is present in many aspects of one's life. Even though the United States' Constitution provides for separation of religion and government, most aspects of government include religion as a basis for its operating procedures....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Exemplification Essay: Cell Phone Use Should be Banned While Driving - You are driving down the road in your brand new Cadillac Escalade. The sky is bright blue without a cloud in the sky. Your phone rings and you answer it. You start talking and get deeply involved in the conversation. Before you know it, you just ran a red light and get side swiped by a school bus. Your life is now upside down. Finally, you are able to pull yourself out of your new Escalade with no injury. However, a few of the students have been injured and one killed. Now you have to live with that for the rest of your life....   [tags: Distracted Driving, argumentative, persuasive] 971 words
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Exemplification Essay: Sex Education In Public Schools - Sex education in public schools has been a controversial issue in the United States for over a decade. With the HIV and teen pregnancy crises growing, sex education is needed. Some of the American public believe that sex education should be taught at home by the children's parents. They feel that sex education programs in schools do not put an emphasis on abstinence and encourages children to have sexual intercourse. American culture is very sexually oriented. Sex can be seen all over the media....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 1130 words
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Exemplification Essay: We Must Regulate Meatpacking Companies - She was admitted to the hospital on Christmas Eve, suffered terrible pain, had three heart attacks, and died in her mother's arms on May 21, 2011. Her death was horrifying. She was six years old. The pathogen is now the leading cause of kidney failure among children in the United States . In the USDA study 78.6 percent of the ground beef contained microbes that are spread primarily by fecal matter. There is shit in the meat. As an American citizen I was outraged when I read this, the greed of American corporations and the lack of government concern is costing the lives of our children....   [tags: Argumentative Essay] 302 words
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Exemplification Essay: Three-Strikes Law is a Mindless Response to Crime - In 1983, a young man named Michael was brought before a Pennsylvania court on a charge of armed robbery: he stole $50 from a taxi driver using a toy gun. A few days later he was arrested and was subsequently convicted. Although the trial judge sentenced Michael to 6 months in prison and required that he repay the $50, the prosecutor demanded the 5 year minimum sentence required by state law. The trial judge ruled the mandatory sentencing law unconstitutional, and Michael served his prison time and repaid the money....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 2569 words
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Exemplification Essay: Abortion and America’s Lost Moral Compass - In America, we live among the wealthiest of people. We are advanced in education, economics, research and medicine. We consider ourselves the most powerful and protected people in the world. Our economy is booming, information is flying, and opportunity abounds. We consider ourselves the most religious and the most generous of all people. We have the most stable government in the world, yet we find ourselves in a national crisis. As Americans, we have lost our moral compass and we are facing a national crisis today....   [tags: Illustration Essay, Argumentative] 816 words
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Exemplification Essay: Greek Organizations Should NOT be Part of the College Experience - College life brings many thoughts to mind…friendships, football , pizza, late nights, parties, fraternities, sororities, as well as racial discrimination, binge drinking, hazing and dying. The latter part of this list may not come naturally to most people, but they are frightening realities of the Greek system. Parents send their children to college assuming they will be in a safe, educational environment while enjoying all the benefits campus life has to offer, including fraternities and sororities....   [tags: Argumentative Essay] 1037 words
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The Death Penalty is a Necessary Deterrent to Crime - The Death Penalty is a Necessary Deterrent to Crime   Murder and rape are serious crimes, although they aren't the only crimes that could be considered serious. Others that might be considered are stealing, which has numerous categories under it such as grand theft auto, etc… The following story is the true account of a young female named Donna. This story tells of Donna's rape and then her murder by a man named McCorquodale and his friend Leroy. The author is telling this story in order to create the mental picture of what murder and rape really are....   [tags: Exemplification Essays]
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The Prevalence of Sexual Harassment on College Campuses - The Prevalence of Sexual Harassment on College Campuses One night, “Amy,” a student at State, was hanging out with some friends in her room. “A bunch of people were there, and one guy I didn’t know was obviously drunk and kept asking me out. I tried to brush him off, and didn’t take it seriously because he was drunk. I left to go to sleep. “He followed me to my room and kept banging on my bedroom door, trying to push it open and asking me to talk to him. I talked to him for a little while just to appease him.” Finally, the guy’s friends coaxed him away from Amy’s door....   [tags: Exemplification Essays] 1397 words
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Cultural Impact of Technology Transfer - Cultural Impact of Technology Transfer Human history has demonstrated that the flow of information is inevitable; cultures across the world have been trading ideas for thousands of years. Dick Teresi claims, however, that "a technology evolves within a culture and its particular demands and preoccupations, intertwined with that society’s particular environment.” (Teresi, 356) While this statement holds true for many innovations, not all technologies are direct products of the cultures using them....   [tags: Exemplification Essays]
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Impact of the Industrial Revolution on the Environment - Impact of the Industrial Revolution on the Environment Human population growth on this planet has followed a long, slow J-curve shape leading up to a nearly exponential growth beginning around the time of the modern Industrial Revolution in the 1800s (Southwick, ch. 15). As the Industrial Revolution continues to spread to less-developed countries, their population growth is now skyrocketing as increased access to food and medical care raises the standards of living around the world, while many cultures have not yet responded with a lowered birth rate....   [tags: Exemplification Essays]
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Wage Discrimination against Women - Wage Discrimination against Women      The Women’s Equal Rights Movement has made dramatic progress in the last one hundred years. As a result, a woman can now vote, choose almost any career, and defend her human right to happiness. But, in spite of the progress made in the area of equal rights, wage problems in the workplace still exist which deny women equal pay for equal work.   SUCCESSES Women are closing the gender gap in workplace and higher education. They are starting to climb the corporate ladder and are moving into managerial positions....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Sexual Harassment is No Joke - Sexual Harassment is No Joke      "Hey that's sexual harassment and I don't have to take it!" Many women have made this comment in any uncomfortable situations. In today's society there has been confusion over what constitutes sexual harassment. It has been agreed upon that unwanted physical contact is classified as sexual harassment. However, all inappropriate language with a sexual overtone is also sexual harassment. Verbal comments such as sexual jokes and indecent comments reported or not, is sexual harassment....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Is Flag Burning protected under the First Amendment? - Is Flag Burning protected under the First Amendment. There is a proposed amendment to make flag burning illegal. Congress tried to pass the Flag Protection Act of 1989, but the act failed because it is seen as a form of public protection. There have been other attempts to pass legislation to protect the American flag but all of the attempts have failed so far. Flag burning is very controversial because people have different definitions of what “freedom of speech” means and what our flag stands for....   [tags: Persuasive, Exemplification Essay] 1567 words
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The Necessity of Bicycle Helmet Laws - The Necessity of Bicycle Helmet Laws     Bicycle accidents have increased dramatically in the United States. About 500 American children and teenagers die each year in bicycle accidents, and three-quarters of those deaths come from head injuries (Jacques 1). Recent federal safety reports suggest that helmets can reduce the risk of head injury, but that only 4% of children under the age of ten wear helmets when bicycling. The percentage drops even more for young riders, particularly the rebellious 11- to 14-year-old age group....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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The Cancer of Ebonics - The Cancer of Ebonics          American society has made concessions for many groups of people with special interests, such as animal activists, environmental activists and a host of ethnic groups. Tough animal rights laws have been passed to ensure the safety and future of a variety of species ranging from the domestic cat to the bald eagle. The development of Wetlands has been curtailed in an effort to protect our swamps and forests from extinction. Our educational system has implemented a program known as, English As a Second Language, which lends itself to the special needs of immigrants in our school systems....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Professional Wrestling is Not a Sport, It’s Entertainment - Professional Wrestling is Not a Sport, It’s Entertainment In what All-American sport can skin-tight spandex be worn and women flaunt giant biceps, while brandishing names such as Disco Inferno or Manna the Headhunter and still are adored by a mass audience. Why, in wrestling, of course. The dramatically choreographed sport entertains an audience of violence-starved fans who covet moves, such as the coined "People's Elbow". In fact, wrestling rises emotion from almost every viewer the industry draws in....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays] 1234 words
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Beliefs Taken to the Extremes - Beliefs Taken to the Extremes          Belief is a fundamental human trait. Belief in many things is what helps humans continue living their lives. Religious beliefs are one of the strongest forces of human emotion and often times those emotions can create dangerous situations. When people's religious beliefs are taken to extreme levels innocent people can be hurt. All throughout history there have been examples of just such incidents occurring. From the Inquisition, to suicide bombers in Israel, to the fighting in Ireland, to the recent events at the World Trade Center religious beliefs taken to extremes have been seen....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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The Tragedy of Video Cameras - The Tragedy of Video Cameras Wisps of hair playfully chased each other across my face as waves of hot, humid air gently blew across the park. Paper cups, chased by the wind, bounced merrily across the ground, pursued by laughing children. The children seemed unaffected by the heat and humidity, while the adults sat in abject misery, wishing the day were over. Dipping a napkin into a cup of ice water, I began wiping my face and neck, seeking relief from the heat. I was hot and perspiring heavily, causing my mascara to make black circles beneath my eyes....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays] 1593 words
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How Can We Encourage Organ Donation? - How Can We Encourage Organ Donation.       Thousands of people die each year in the United States alone waiting for organ transplants. In 1997 the United States Department of Health and Human Services reported that 56,716 people were waiting for hearts, lungs, pancreases, and kidneys. By 1998 this number had increased to 64,423 people waiting (Charatan). The list of those people in need of transplants increases almost twenty percent every year while the number of donors increases only ten percent during the same time (United Network for Organ Sharing [UNOS])....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Organized Religion Assists People in Becoming Spiritually Fulfilled - Organized Religion Assists People in Becoming Spiritually Fulfilled There are many different religions around the world that people belong to. Although each religion has its own doctrine and history, most religions share the same aim of providing people with a sense of morals and spiritual meaning. Catholics believe in the Virgin Mary while Jews do not, and Buddhists believe in nirvana rather than heaven. Religious principles and histories help people find themselves through faith in a higher power and faith in community....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays] 864 words
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The Decline of Morals and Morality in America - America is in a Moral Decline       The founders of America believed that a popular government and its laws necessarily rested upon an underlying moral order that preceded both the state and man-made law. They referred to this transcendent moral order in the Declaration of Independence as "self evident truths" and "the laws of nature and of nature's god" (Barr pg. 211). For a republic to work, the founders thought, the people had to internally guided by commonly shared moral values. The founders viewed themselves as launching a great experiment: Could a free people retain a moral culture that would promote the self-discipline and virtues needed to restrain corruption....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Evolution - Evolutionists and Creationists Will Never Agree - Evolutionists and Creationists Will Never Agree        Since Darwin first proposed the theory of evolution with the publication of The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, in 1859, the debate between creationists and evolutionists has been vehement. Both creationists and evolutionists believe the evidence supports their theory and denies the other. Scientific creationists see evolution as a completely unscientific theory supported by insufficient evidence. They believe that much of the evidence used to support evolution actually supports creation....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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It's Time to Sin More, and Hate Less - It's Time to Sin More, and Hate Less My soul is embedded with classic Catholic-sin like crimson rubies buried in a sandbox. And I'm not just talking about eating two helpings of double-decker chocolate cake (although I do that, too) - I swear, I lie, I mock the Bible, I use the Lord's name in vain (to name a few). I love the very term "sin" - never has there been a three-letter word with so much power, such drastic implications. But as far as I'm concerned, my sins are holy....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays] 988 words
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Music Essay - America Needs Rap and Hip Hop - America Needs Rap and Hip Hop Ever since it became popular in the late eighties, hip-hop music has been a target of moral disapproval. Many critics have labeled the music as an offensive, vulgar, misogynist form of expression, which negatively influences its listeners, particularly children. Early in rap music's' development "concerned citizens" and various government officials held protests against the release of certain rap albums. Rap music's opponents demanded strict censorship. But hip-hop was increasingly attracting large audiences and its supporters were ready to fight the censors who they believed were taking away their constitutional right of freedom of speech, and the freedom of the urban black culture to express itself....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays] 1360 words
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Data Collection and Individual Privacy - Data Collection and Individual Privacy In deliberation of the topic of the use of individual information, the moral issue of importance is whether public or private sector entities have the right to create individual profiles of consumers and their obligation in protecting the consumer's privacy is in question. The exponential growth of the information age in particular the personal computer has created a situation where economies of the public and private sector are at odds with the privacy of the consumer or citizen....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays] 1197 words
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Without Knowledge, Life Would be Worthless - Without Knowledge, Life Would be Worthless       The quest for scientific wisdom does not progress too far; rather, it is merely at the origin of upgrading society. Because knowledge is a concept most important to the establishment of any society, it is the building block of the future. Without knowledge, there would be no means of advancement, for society would lack the potential to do so. In other words, human society is on the verge of experiencing, processing and making use of the vast amount of knowledge present and on the brink of exposu re....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Advertising, Food and Children - Advertising, Food and Children "Peanut, peanut butter and jelly." Advertising has an impact on its audience. From songs to logos to characters, food product advertisers must keep in mind their audiences. Competition is the force which causes advertisers to target children. Children are targeted through the use of cute phrases, animated characters, and toys in these competitive advertisements. Many types of food have a phrase associated with them. Commercials use these phrases to implant their product into the audiences memory....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays] 1062 words
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The Benefits of Xenotransplantation - The Benefits of Xenotransplantation New technology has opened many doors of opportunity for advancements in medical science. Not even in our wildest dreams would we have imagined a world where animal organs could be safely transplanted into humans. A few years ago, this process called xenotransplantation, was completed for the very first time. The only dilemma critics had with the process involved the chances of infection and organ rejection from the patient. Through experimentation and advances made in the process, these problems have been greatly reduced....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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The Many Faces of Freedom? - The Many Face of Freedom. Freedom is a concept that people are often willing to die for and it is the cause of much fighting. However, few people ever claim to dislike freedom. This raises an interesting question: how can people fight over what is generally considered to be a positive idea. Does this mean that someone must be against freedom. The answer is that people cannot agree on what freedom is, thus numerous groups can claim to be "for freedom" while strongly disagreeing on the means by which to achieve it....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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The Criminal Is Not Solely Responsible for His Crime - The Criminal Is Not Solely Responsible for His Crime Clarence Darrow in his "Address Delivered to the Prisoners in the Chicago County Jail," presents a convincing argument for the complicity of society with the criminal. In essence, Darrow believes that when one man steals from another, the community is as culpable as the criminal, since no man who "already had plenty of money in his own pocket" (82) would risk his life and liberty to rob or steal from another. According to Darrow, the root of the problem lies in poverty and the hoarding of wealth by a handful of people who become rich by exploiting the poor through cheap labor, or by appealing to their vices....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Weak Enforcement of the Bankruptcy Laws - Weak Enforcement of the Bankruptcy Laws          In an article in The Business Journal Mukherjee tells of "A health club executive in Texas persuaded a bankruptcy judge that his Rolex watch was off-limits to the creditors because the watch was a part of his look and personality. Stripping it would make him feel naked" (69).  They even let him keep it.  This is the kind of thing that need to be dealt with.  It just sends an image that the government and the courts want people to get away with bankruptcy fraud....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays]
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Depression - Depression The complex topic of depression can be looked at from various perspectives. Two such perspectives are the biological view and the psychological view. The main focus of this paper will be from the biological side. The symptoms of mental illness creep over you like a cold damp fog. The number of people at probable risk of depression is climbing, up from 5.2 percent in 1994/95 to 7.1 percent in 2000/01 (Hawaleshka, 38). One particular subject, Sarah Hamid started feeling the symptoms of depression at age 18....   [tags: Exemplification Journalistic Essays]
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The Tragedy of Date Rape - Exemplary Essay - The Tragedy of Date Rape In the fall of 1995, Kristin Cooper was a sophomore at Baker University in Kansas. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega, an expert skier from the mountains of Colorado, a swimmer, and was active in band, choir and drama. On the night of New Year's Eve of that same year, her mother Andrea Cooper came home to find Kristina dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head on the family room floor. Cooper shared the story of her daughter's last months through an essay titled "Kristin's Story"....   [tags: Expemplification Essays] 980 words
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Idiot Nation - ... Eisenhower’s nominee as ambassador to Ceylon,” being “unable to identify either the country’s prime minister or its capital during his Senate confirmation hearing” (130). Moore’s use of examples here not only helps elucidate his point, but also clearly supports his claim that American officials are ignorant. Thus, Moore’s strategy of using exemplification is successful both in clarifying his argument and convincing readers of his position. Throughout his excerpt, Moore also uses surprising statistics as an argumentative strategy to efficaciously deliver his message to readers and stimulate us to reflect on the point he brings out....   [tags: Education]
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We Wear the Mask - ... torn and bleeding [heart]" (p 918,5) in order to create a more aesthetically pleasing image for the white community. Not only through appearance but also through opinion was the slave seen in a distorted light. Dunbar's line, "And mouth with myriad subtleties" (p 918,6) to highlight the fact that blacks are difficult to perceive, or even the fact that they hold many opinions(myriad) yet none of them hold much value and are suppressed (subtleties). As we transition to the second stanza the poet morphs his purpose of writing from lamenting the perceived "mask" to being content with its implementation....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Paul Laurence Dunbar] 1759 words
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Analysis of Propaganda: First Theories of Decoding and Effects - ... Similarly, Goodman & Du Puis (2002) urge the need to re-examine agri-food politic, by paying attention to the social action modes regarding food safety (like preference to organic foods and anti-GMO products movement), producer-consumer links, the struggle of farmers to create alternative agricultural practices/ecological sound practices. Only the Friedland’s article (2003) uses structural approach, in which the article sees global food chains in macro perspective and illustrates the power of capitalism in diffusing agri-food products in global scale....   [tags: Agricultural Transformation, Human Ecology Theory] 1392 words
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Blindness and Sight - Lack of Insight in King Lear - Blindness as Lack of Insight in King Lear     Blindness can normally be defined as the inability of the eye to see, but according to Shakespeare, blindness is not only a physical impairment, but also a mental flaw some people possess.  Shakespeare's most dominant theme in his play King Lear is that of blindness.  King Lear, Gloucester, and Albany are three characters through which Shakespeare portrays his theme of mental blindness, that blindness which was the primary cause of their poor judgment and which led them all to make regrettable decisions....   [tags: King Lear essays]
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Ambiguity within Shakespeare's Ambiguous Hamlet - Ambiguity within Hamlet       The Shakespearean tragic drama Hamlet, though recognized as an unexcelled classic of tragedy by many literary critics, is nevertheless ambiguous in various words and actions. This problematic dimension of the drama will be considered in this essay.   Howard Felperin, in his essay “O’erdoing Termagant,” expounds on the ambiguity within Hamlet’s directives to the plays (“O, it offends me to the soul . . .”):   Yet whether or not Hamlet’s account of the purpose of playing is also Shakespeare'’, the fact that it occupies a central place within the most theatrically self-conscious and complex of his plays makes it more problematic than is usually supposed, a text in certain respects ambiguous in its statement and inconsistent with the play that forms its context....   [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework]
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Shakespeare's Hamlet - The Ambiguity - Hamlet – the Ambiguity        The extent of the ambiguity within William Shakespeare’s drama Hamlet deserves consideration. Literary critics disagree in their assessments of how prevalent the ambiguity is in the work.   Lawrence Danson in the essay “Tragic Alphabet” discusses the equivocation and ambiguity within the play:   Equivocation – the conflict between the reality Hamlet perceives and the language used to describe that reality – has made all expression a matter of mere seeming, and Hamlet knows not seems....   [tags: English Literature Custom Term Papers]
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Ambiguity in Shakespeare's Hamlet - Ambiguity in Hamlet       Ambiguity of both language and action is commonplace in Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet. Let us examine what can be found relative to this ambiguity in the play.   D.G. James says in “The New Doubt” that the Bard of Avon has the ambiguous habit of charging a word with several meanings at once:   “Conscience does make cowards of us.” There has been, I am aware, much dispute as to what the word means here. For my part, I find not the least difficulty in believing that the word carries both its usual meaning and that of “reflection and anxious thought.” It is a platitude of Shakespeare study that Shakespeare could, with wonderful ease, charge a word with two or three meanings at once; there is hardly a page of Shakespeare which does not illustrate this; and, in any case, the word “conscience” means for us all both a command to do what is right and anxious reflection as to what is, in fact, the right thing to do....   [tags: Essays on Shakespeare Hamlet]
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Siddhartha Essays: Form, Style, and Content - Form, Style, and Content in Siddhartha     Joseph Mileck asserts in Hermann Hesse: Life and Art that Siddhartha is a perfect exemplification of what he calls, "conscious craftsmanship". For Mileck, Hesse consciously synchronized form and substance in Siddhartha to best illustrate a feeling of unity and the journey through the mind, body, and soul. In Siddhartha, Hesse consciously crafted a piece that is unified in form, style, and content, and created an atmosphere in which each one of these elements is perfectly complementary with the others....   [tags: Hesse Siddhartha Essays]
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Tractarian Objects Cannot Be Properties and Relations - Tractarian Objects Cannot Be Properties and Relations One of the most frequently discussed notions in Wittgenstein’s Tractatus is the notion of simple object. However, among the literature on Tractarian objects, recent or classic, none has treated configurations of objects as a major and non-trivial issue. In this paper, I show that a detailed study of configurations of objects will yield a series of interesting and important results: it leads to a new understanding of the picture theory, helps us calculate the maximum numbers of internal and external properties of objects, and enables us to reinterpret and reach a solution to the notorious debate on whether properties and relations should be included as Tractarian objects....   [tags: Philosophy Papers] 4009 words
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The Film "O brother, where art thou?" - The Film "O brother, where art thou?" The film O brother, where art thou. is set in the Great Depression of the 1930’s and emphasizes the struggle between the upper and lower classes by using a variety of cinematic devices. Through the use of these cinematic devices and comedic relief the realities of the Depression are viewed without creating a stark, melancholy, documentary-styled film. Examples in this film of these cinematic devices used to show these realities include: bleak colors, contrasting of light and dark colors, long shots, high-angle shots, and spherical camera lenses....   [tags: Film Movies Movie Art Thou Essays]
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