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Selecting a Disciple-Maker's Message - Introduction Message selection, for the disciple-maker, is an all-important endeavor. Effective disciple making does not just simply happen. Happenstance cannot be and should not be the modus operandi of one who desires to reach people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. People are fragile and the Gospel is powerful. God has entrusted his fragile people with a powerful Gospel message. As people who have been entrusted with such a powerful Gospel, we should do everything within our means to see that it is presented in a positive and successful manner....   [tags: christianity, disciple-maker, bible]
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Ken Sande's The Peace Maker - Ken Sande's “The Peace Maker” A “biblical guide to resolving personal conflict”, this, in a nutshell is what “The Peace Maker” is all about. In this critical book review I will be taking topics from the book and giving the reader my personal views on how I either reacted or related to the topics covered. My goal for this paper is to give the reader a non-biased opinion of “The Peace Maker”, which was published by Baker Books in June of 2004.      To first critique a book you must have some background information on the author himself and why he is qualified to write a book on conflict management through a biblical perspective....   [tags: Ken Sande Peace Maker Essays] 1445 words
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The Nightmare Maker - Chapter Four: He looked me in the eyes as I listened to what he said. "So I think you are in grave danger with the other nightmare makers because they want to know what you do to get through the dream catchers," he finished. I nodded slowly, I felt his eyes on me as I began to walk back to my desk. "That's it!. You're not going to worry at all?" he asked me with a pitch of anxiety in his voice. I lifted my eyes slowly after I turned around. Once I met his eyes there was a bit of humor in my voice when I said, "Worry....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1532 words
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Finder and Maker Reversed in The Moviegoer - Finder and Maker Reversed in The Moviegoer       Walker Percy's novel The Moviegoer chronicles a week in the life of stockbroker Binx Bolling, and his eventual marriage with his step-cousin Kate Cutrer. More than that, it sketches Binx's peculiar philosophy, and Kate's equally strange orientation, and their eventual transposition. Binx begins as an enjoyer of reality, a searcher, or finder of relief from tedium, and Kate as a frantic searcher who becomes a maker of crises to relieve her post-modern ennui....   [tags: Moviegoer Essays Papers]
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Comprehensive Conflict Analysis: The Peace Maker by Ken Sande - ... I will also ask what I can do to make her more comfortable confronting me directly. Because much of our conflict is a result of misunderstanding each other’s intentions, I will also ask questions aimed reframing her perceptions. For example, if I were reenacting the scenario surrounding my engagement, I would focus on questions about what she wants for my future instead of what she does not want. I believe reframing to the positive will allow us to better understand each other and cause less defensiveness....   [tags: resolving personal conflict, communication]
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Cabinet-maker Eugene Prevost and The Prevost Company - ... How Prevost Maintains a Competitive Advantage Prevost maintains a competitive advantage by competing on differentiation and making sure its customers see the value in its products. Differentiation is defined as adding unique value to an item through the eyes of a customer by making a product or brand stand out above the competition (Business Dictionary, 2014). It is true that Prevost luxury coach chassis and shells are extremely expensive but with the high cost comes unmatched quality, safety, and innovation backed by a 24-month bumper-to-bumper warranty....   [tags: quality, innovation, manufacturing]
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Stereotypes and Stereotyping - I Was a Teenage Trouble-Maker - Stereotyping - I Was a Teenage Trouble-Maker The time was the fall of 2000. It was my senior year, and we were in our fourth hour home economics class. My best friend and I were about to finish up our two-day presentation on how to bake and ice a cake. Now, with the class and the teacher watching intently, we proceeded to ice the two layer chocolate cake with our bare hands. The entire class broke out with uncontrollable laughter; needless to say our teacher was fuming. Well, to make matters worse, we cut her the biggest piece of cake....   [tags: Example Personal Narratives] 1341 words
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Viagra Maker Can Cure Investment Dysfunction - Viagra maker can cure investment dysfunction… • Impressive steady ROE in the range of 20 % to 35 % in last five years; higher 5 year average P/E Ratio at 26.42 as compared to Industry at 23.80 - indicates strong growth potential. Current Ratio of 1.54 above 1 and Long Term Debt/Capital of 10.42% (below 25%) reflects well on company's financial stability. Pfizer's double digit profit margins and operating margins continue to grow. • The world's largest drug company, with about 11% of global market....   [tags: Economics Stock Investment Viagra Analysis] 1463 words
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Henry Kissinger: Peace Maker or War Monger? - The Nobel Peace Prize is a prestigious grant awarded to those who exemplify the pursuit of peace and coexistence of all races and cultures. The prize was created after the death of multi-millionaire and inventor Alfred Nobel who amassed a great fortune through the creation and manufacturing of dynamite for use in transportation, farming and building (Kushner p. 444 – 45). Alfred was criticized, however, for his invention due to its application in war. He must have taken these criticisms harshly for on his deathbed Alfred asked those around him to use his great wealth to create five individual prizes to be awarded to those who have promoted great progress in the fields of science, literature...   [tags: U.S. History]
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Mary Austin: The Land of Little Rain - Mary Austin The Land of Little Rain The Basket Maker Mary Austin's The Basket Maker is, like all her other stories in the book, a very detailed description of the western landscape and its inhabitants. But this time she focused more on a single inhabitant, an Indian woman named Seyavi. It is rather difficult to really define the plot of the story. Though the story seems to focus on Seyavi's life and experiences she is not the one who tells that story. The narrator, who is omniscient, takes over the role as a medium between her and the reader....   [tags: Basket Maker Mary Austin Book Review Analysis] 1248 words
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My Personal Ethics - According to the New Oxford American Dictionary, ethics is defined as “moral principles that govern a person’s or group’s behavior.” Therefore, in an ideal world, ethics should play the ultimate role when making a decision. If ethics are the principles which guides one’s behavior then, ideally, all decisions should be made entirely based on ethics. Unfortunately, such is not always the case. A few problems arise when one tries to make an ethical decision, especially as a leader. First, ethics may mean different things to different people....   [tags: being an ethical decision maker] 1120 words
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Case Analysis: Pinto Fires - Case Analysis: Pinto Fires Introduction Greed is the root to evil or at least the motivation behind some corporations making a good, ethical decision. The Ford Motor Company fell into a trap of greed that would cost many human lives. Before the disaster of the Pinto Fires, Ford had a reputation as being the safety pioneer in the automobile industry with additions such as the seat belts. However, as the invention of small cars began to take emerge Ford began to loose market shares to the foreign market....   [tags: Ford Auto Maker Automobile] 1590 words
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The Creation and Use of Figurines and Idols - In the days of ancient Israel, Figurines and Idols were very important for the religious aspect of daily life. As evidenced by the findings at sites like Beer Sheba and the Bull site, these idols were very widespread in their use. Likely all the cults that existed at the time used them in one form or another. Therefore, studying their construction and use would be important. The construction of these idols is interesting on its own. The book details the process of creating a wooden idol, which was taken from Isaiah 44: 12-17....   [tags: Scripture Analysis ]
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Impact of technology - Impact of Technology & Ethical Decision Making The decision making process will always present ethical challenges to managers. Is this the right thing to do. This question is the center of the ethical dilemma for any one who is a decision maker in corporations through out the world. A collection of many factors will be taken in consideration in answering to this question. Is it right for the company. Is it right for me. There are many ways to approach the ethical subject, and different ethical values may and can come from different approaches like in the way a decision can be evaluated is dependent on the values and interests of the person or group of people evaluating that decision....   [tags: essays research papers] 396 words
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E. Annie Proulx's Accordion Crimes - Accordion Crimes is a difficult book to place in a single time period because the story takes place over about 100 years, originating in a small Sicilian village, but the main setting and focus is the United States.The various settings introduced in the book influenced the characters in various ways, but one instance of influence was great enough to cause his death. The accordion maker was literally ruled over by his setting. The setting around him was one of oppression that worked against him because he was Sicilian....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Classification Essay -Three Types of Dieters - A gloomy fact in American society remains that thousands of people search for the intangible dream of being thin. On any given day, one finds neighbors, friends, and relatives on some sort of diet. Dieters assume various disguises, but the noteworthy ones transpire, the "bandwagoneer," the "promise maker” and the "lethal loser." People want to lose weight quickly and effortlessly, therefore, any fad diet promising overnight results attract the "bandwagoneer." People try the grapefruit diet or the watermelon diet, but they decide their stomach cannot possibly deal with all of that fruit....   [tags: categorization essay, health] 852 words
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The Modification in TOPSIS Method - 3.4 The modification in TOPSIS method For simplification reasons, a modified TOPSIS method is presented. The TOPSIS method includes the following steps: Suppose a given matrix. 1. Normalized matrix construction 2. Weighted normalized matrix construction 3. Find the ideal and negative ideal sets 4. Calculate the separation measurers from ideal and negative ideal sets 5. Calculate the relative closeness 6. Select the maximum value The steps in the modified TOPSIS method are the same with a slight difference....   [tags: Information Technology ] 1615 words
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The Case of Nancy Cruzan - The Case of Nancy Cruzan Importance The case of Nancy Cruzan has become one of the landmark cases for withdrawal of artificial nutrition and hydration because of important ethical issues the case brings to light. At the time of the case, the United States Supreme Court had already established the right of an individual to refuse medical treatment. This issue therefore is not novel to the Cruzan case. Furthermore, there was not any controversy over who was the appropriate decision maker for Nancy Cruzan....   [tags: Ethics Medical Medicine Essays] 1129 words
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Company Analysis of RadioShack - ... External Environment A. General Environment Political/Legal Factors Businesses in the retail industry must comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and other various federal and state laws regulate minimum wage, overtime and other various working conditions (Waterman, 2012). The consumer electronics industry, on the other hand, is going through many possible regulation changes governing consumer electronics products. As mentioned before, RadioShack is a member of the Consumer Electronics Association....   [tags: collaboration, franchaise stores, ]
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The Y2K Problem - The Y2K Problem The Y2K problem...the Y2K glitch...the millennium bug. Whatever you call it, it is the inability of some computers and computerized systems to correctly recognize dates after December 31, 1999. Many products have microchips that have been programmed to process only the last two digits of a year on the assumption that the first two would be one and nine. As a result, 98 is read as 1998, and 00 could be read as 1900 instead of 2000. Y 2 Care About Y2K: Checklist How do you know if you will encounter Y2K problem....   [tags: Papers] 2826 words
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Six Social Classes in the United States Today - During my research, I have found that depending on where you look there are a variety of Social Classes in the United States. The most obvious and probably the best known are the six social classes primarily used in the United States today. Below, I have compiled some facts that help describe and support each class. Upper Class The upper class makes up about one percent of the U.S. population, generally consists of those who have inherited wealth from their families, this is also known as old money....   [tags: Social Class] 745 words
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Comparison: The Martyr and Crime and Punishment - In literature, there are characters that are commonly portrayed as martyrs; that is, they are depicted as people who are put to death or endure great suffering of any belief, principle or cause. Such personages undergo personal suffering before finding redemption from sin. With Lorenzo in the short story The Martyr by Ryunosuke Akutagawa and Sofia (Sonya) Marmeladova in Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, the idea of undeserved suffering is clearly epitomized. Both characters are described as innocent and pure, perhaps even commiserated by other characters in their respective stories....   [tags: Undeserved Suffering, Protagonist Conflicts] 887 words
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Aggregation of Individual Judgments and Priorities - The decision makers have made their judgements from comparing criteria and alternatives. The next step is the aggregation of those judgements. There are two main aggregation methods: Aggregation of Individual Judgements (AIJ) and Aggregation of Individual Priorities (AIP). Aggregation of Individual Judgements Given a hierarchy, the decision makers input their judgements in each level. In this kind of aggregation, judgements are aggregated in each level of hierarchy. Forman and Peniwati (1998) state that “individual identities are lost with every stage of aggregation and a synthesis of the hierarchy produces the group’s priorities.” N decision makers will generate at least N judgement matric...   [tags: Information Technology ] 1006 words
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Poetry Analysis: "The Tyger" - William Blake’s 1793 poem “The Tyger” has many interpretations, but its main purpose is to question God as a creator. Its poetic techniques generate a vivid picture that encourages the reader to see the Tyger as a horrifying and terrible being. The speaker addresses the question of whether or not the same God who made the lamb, a gentle creature, could have also formed the Tyger and all its darkness. This issue is addressed through many poetic devices including rhyme, repetition, allusion, and symbolism, all of which show up throughout the poem and are combined to create a strong image of the Tyger and a less than thorough interpretation of its maker....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ] 928 words
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Robert Jervis - Perception And Level Of Analysis - Robert Jervis in Perception and Level of Analysis espouses the notion that in order to fully explain crucial decisions and policies it is essential that one pays heed to the decision-maker’s beliefs about the world and his or her perceptions of others. Rather than attempting to understand foreign policies as directly resulting from the three other levels of analysis, the bureaucratic, the domestic, and the international environment, which he outlines, Jervis contends that examination of a decision-maker’s perceptions, both their causes and effects, can more readily determine and explain behavioral patterns; in such a light, the taxonomy or three other levels of analysis appear devoid of tru...   [tags: essays research papers] 1072 words
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Bestimmtheit in Short Film - Bestimmtheit in Short Film Short film has been around for longer than many of us think. The very first films made in the early 1910s were not feature-length by any stretch of the imagination, and never more than 15 minutes long. D. W. Griffith, well-known for experimentation in cinematography, was the first director to venture into films longer than 15 minutes. These first films were short films (or "shorts"), these pioneer directors experimenting with what they could or could not do with a moving camera....   [tags: Movies History Time D.W. Griffith Papers]
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SWOT Analysis: Pfizer - Being healthy is a topic that is on everyone mind in today’s society. Everywhere you look, whether on televisions, advertisements or by word of mouth, people are trying to live, eat and just do better. Health may and can include taking medication for a short or long-term period of time. For some medicine may be needed daily for the rest of their lives. Health is the general condition of a person in all aspects. It is also a level of functional and or metabolic efficiency of a human. Every human being health is very important and we cannot function if our health is not intact....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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The Second Shift: Current and Future Prospects of The Relationship Between Gender and Labor - The Second Shift Current and Future Prospects of Relationships As soon as a girl child is born, she is socialized into being caring and loving personality and given doll houses to play with; in short she is being trained to become a good home maker as soon as she realizes the gender difference. She is referred to as “a pretty girl” rather than “a tough girl.” The reference is still the same in the society that I was brought up in. The process of socialization and cultural indoctrination is not much different than during the times of my mother....   [tags: Sociology] 1760 words
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The Importance of Program Evaluation and Three Evaluation Models - ... Finally, it uses instruments to obtain information that would inform changes to the curriculum. This is aligned to vocational education as occupations are constantly changing and evolving this feedback is of paramount importance. CIPP Model CIPP model was originated by Daniel Stufflebeam and Egon Guba. CIPP is an acronym representing the four types of evaluation identified by this model namely, context evaluation, input evaluation, process evaluation and product evaluation. According to Stufflebeam, evaluation is the process of delineating, obtaining and providing useful information for judging decision alternatives....   [tags: curriculum evaluation, TVET, education]
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The Priceless Sound of a Stradivarius Violin - ... The violin was used as the inspiration for a section of the video game, Fallout 3, and is called “Agatha’s Song”. There are many notations of Stradivarius violins stolen. Some have been recovered, but some remain missing. It is the dream of many a treasure hunter to discover a lost Stradivarius instrument, because when they come up for sale, they go for millions of dollars and usually in a matter of minutes. One such instrument, called the Lady Blunt sold for fifteen point nine million dollars in 2011....   [tags: music, violin, uniformed density, biography]
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Pure Monopoly in a Competitive World - In the business world, the perfectly competitive firm is considered the price taker, whereas the monopolistic firm is the price maker, meaning they have control over the price. Pure monopoly does exist in today’s business world; we all have had the opportunity to have personal dealings with such companies. This assignment will discuss the various degrees of “monopolies” and attempt to provide accurate examples, allowing me to share my understanding of the competitive business market. In a competitive business world, pure monopoly exists when a single firm is the exclusive producer of a product or service for which no close substitutes exist....   [tags: Business]
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The Rationality of Probabilities for Actions in Decision Theory - The Rationality of Probabilities for Actions in Decision Theory ABSTRACT: Spohn's decision model, an advancement of Fishburn's theory, is valuable for making explicit the principle used also by other thinkers that 'any adequate quantitative decision model must not explicitly or implicitly contain any subjective probabilities for acts.' This principle is not used in the decision theories of Jeffrey or of Luce and Krantz. According to Spohn, this principle is important because it has effects on the term of action, on Newcomb's problem, and on the theory of causality and the freedom of the will....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Essays]
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Moral Complexity in the Making and Keeping of Promises - Moral Complexity in the Making and Keeping of Promises The making of a promise involves the voluntary giving of one's word that, if and when a particular circumstance or situation comes about, one will undertake to act in a manner defined by the terms of the promise one has given. The act of making the promise, in other words, implies a willingness to keep it. What is being agreed is that, on the basis of something said in the past, one's future actions will, insofar as the future is foreseeable, follow a particular course and no other....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Essays]
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Ethical Decision Making in Education - Teachers are faced with making ethical decisions everyday. In this scenario the teacher is solely responsible for making the ethical decision of whether to go against schools policy and continue sponsorship with McJacks which in turn discriminates against Molly. This essay will consider the possibilities for the teacher from four ethical frameworks and will discuss final recommendations based on this analysis. Consequentialists would argue that an act is right or wrong based on the goodness or badness inherent in the consequences of that act (Hugh, 2000)....   [tags: Ethics]
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Gender and Adam and Eve - Throughout modern society nothing symbolizes the fall of humankind more than a woman with feminine flowing hair and luscious lips biting into a large apple. While the biblical account evoking such imagery remains the primary authority, John Milton in Paradise Lost enlightens beyond the allegorical, offering a complexity of character and purpose. In this epic, readers are guided along humanity’s fall from grace, contrasting the ideal union of man and wife alongside harsh consequences that emerge from dangerous engendered perspectives....   [tags: grace, Eden, Adam, Eve, Wadlock, Milton]
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Difficulties in Formulating Macroeconomic Policy - Difficulties in Formulating Macroeconomic Policy Policy makers try to influence the behaviour of broad economic aggregates in order to improve the performance of the economy. The main macroeconomic objectives of policy are: a high and relatively stable level of employment; a stable general price level; a growing level of real income (economic growth); balance of payments equilibrium, and certain distributional aims. This essay will go through what these difficulties are and examine how these difficulties affect the policy maker when they attempt to formulate macroeconomic policy....   [tags: Economics Policy Making Essays]
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Analytical Hierarchy Process - Analytical Hierarchy Process Because people choose these three elements: importance, preference and likelihood to evaluate all the possible alternatives to a decision which sometimes is not consistent with every decision situation, the concept of Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) was developed by Dr. Thomas Saaty. Dr. Saaty described the AHP as a decision making approach based on the "innate human ability to make sound judgments about small problems" AHP transforms complex decision problems into simple decisions for both individuals and groups that employees the use of it to make decision....   [tags: Technology Process] 1192 words
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Dentralization: Pros and Cons - When it comes to decentralization, there are many pros and cons. Decentralization can be beneficial in the fact that it allows for experts to take control of specific functions of an organization and easily convey information back and forth. It also allows for direct contact and relationships with managers. Decentralization also allows managers to participate in planning. Unfortunately, there are disadvantages of decentralization as well. Some managers will find that they have too much work to do and other will have too little....   [tags: Organizational Structure] 306 words
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Capitalism: A Love Story - A cancer cell known today is a destructive living organism that duplicates itself by feeding off the energy of a corpse. Similarly, a country that promotes capitalism enables businesses to gain wealth at the expense of the consumer’s wealth. Ultimately this becomes a question of morality as these corporations reap the money from hardworking citizens for the purpose of greed and exploitation of the free market economy. In the film, Capitalism: A love story, the film makers use conventions and point of view to show that capitalism in America is an evil that is better replaced by democracy....   [tags: free market economy, democracy, capitalism]
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Programs for Adult Learners - ... All pieces must be perceived in some relationship to one another. Activities should relate to objectives and theories of learning. There are several ways to win the game. One way is to have all the pieces placed in some relationship to one another. Another way to win is to have the finished board approximate a model of rationality with objectives determining learning activities, organization, and evaluation. A person can also win by showing that the intended outcomes were achieved by the learner....   [tags: curriculum, models, approaches]
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Differentiation: What is it? - Differentiation: What is it. Today in education different abilities are being acknowledged on a regular basis. So a common description being used for the “perfect” classroom which accounts for the variety of instruction and activities is a differentiated classroom. This phrase is thrown around and many teachers may not understand how a differentiated classroom works. “In a differentiated classroom, the teacher assumes that learners have differing needs. Therefore the teacher proactively plans a variety of ways to ‘get at’ and express learning” (Tomlinson, 2001, p....   [tags: essays papers]
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Skepticism and the Philosophy of Language in Early Modern Thought - Skepticism and the Philosophy of Language in Early Modern Thought ABSTRACT: This paper discusses the importance of skeptical arguments for the philosophy of language in early modern thought. It contrasts the rationalist conception of language and knowledge with that of philosophers who adopt some sort of skeptical position, maintaining that these philosophers end up by giving language a greater importance than rationalists. The criticism of the rationalists' appeal to natural light is examined, as well as skeptical arguments limiting knowledge such as the so-called 'maker's knowledge' argument....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]
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Characters in The Girl Watcher and The Human Chair - Uncanny Reactions to Modernization Sugita Kojo of Tayama Katai’s “The Girl Watcher” (1907) and the chair maker in Edogawa Rampo’s “The Human Chair” (1925) react to new ways of life in a similar, vulgar manner. Both stories include aspects of society new to that time: Trains and chairs, respectively. These pieces from the Meiji & Taisho period, a period where stories began to express the character’s thoughts, depict the importance of understanding novel and foreign aspects of daily life by showing how these modern ways of living may be used inappropriately....   [tags: Tayama Katai Edogawa Rampo]
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Enuma Elish - The Babylonian Creation Story - Enuma Elish - The Babylonian Creation Story Like the Greek Theogony, the creation of the world in the Enuma elish begins with the universe in a formless state, from which emerge two primary gods, male and female: When the skies above were not yet named Nor earth below pronounced by name, Apsu, the first one, their begetter, And maker Tiamat, who bore them all, Had mixed their waters together, But had not formed pastures, nor discovered reed-beds; When yet no gods were manifest, Nor names pronounced, nor destinies decreed, Then gods were born within them....   [tags: Enuma Elish]
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Paleys Arguement From Design, And Humes Counter-analogy - Hume’s counter-analogy does not succeed in undermining Paley’s argument from design. Paley clearly explains to his reader that humans are so complicated that we must have been made by a designer. Hume argues that since the universe is not a human art, and is more like an animal, it does not need a designer. Paley argues that the complexity and functionality of a watch clearly shows that it was made by a designer. Animals are also complex and functional, therefore, Hume does not change the argument adequately enough to effectively counter it....   [tags: essays research papers] 728 words
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Will Bury Scenario - Abstract This paper will explore several economic concepts, and its benefits within the capitalistic market system. The main objectives are: how to increase revenue, how to achieve ideal production levels, how to determine fixed variable costs to maximize profits, and how to identify methods to reduce costs. The sole proprietor will operate in a pure monopoly market structure, which is characterized by his unique patented technology. Therefore, as a price-maker controlling the market, with apparent economies of scale, he must quickly identify the production level that gives the greatest vertical distance between the total revenue and total cost curves....   [tags: Economics]
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Toyota: Strategic Choices - Introduction Toyota, commonly known as TMC is the world’s largest automobile maker by production and sales. With headquarters located in Japan it operates in more than 120 countries of the world employing 71000 employees worldwide. Under the leadership of the new management team and its Chief Executive Officer Akio Toyoda, Toyota undertakes the challenge to become more powerful in today’s difficult business situation which enables it to achieve its corporate mission and its strategies. Toyota management leads the way in many aspects of business strategy and strategic management and numerous companies have followed the lead....   [tags: Toyota Case Study]
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Feminism in Frankenstein - Over the years, the monster in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein has become universally portrayed in one way: a tall, green-skinned, dumb brute with no language or reasoning abilities. Society has turned the story of Frankenstein into a mere horror story, dehumanizing the monster more than was intended in Shelley’s novel. However, the message of Frankenstein is a far cry from the freak show displayed by the media. While many people may only see Frankenstein as a grotesque story meant to thrill its audience, its purpose goes much deeper as it advocates for the equal rights of women in society....   [tags: Literature, Gender Issues] 1757 words
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Progress of P&G - Founded in 1807, Procter & Gamble is a world renowned company because of their quality brands and their long standing rapport with their consumers. William Procter and James Gamble were two different individuals who met by chance through their marriage of two sisters in Cincinnati Ohio. William Procter was a candle maker while James Gamble was a soap maker. They were prompted into a business partnership by their father-in-law and thus in 1837, Procter & Gamble was born. Despite the economic hardships is the United States in 1837 Procter & Gamble had their eyes set on the future....   [tags: William Procter, James Gamble] 1330 words
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Management Information System - ... v. Reliable: The information should be counted on to be trustworthy. It should be accurate, consistent with facts and verifiable. Inadequate or incorrect information generally leads to decisions of poor quality. For example, sales figures that have not been adjusted for returns and refunds are not reliable. vi. Concise: Too much information is a big burden on management and cannot be processed in time and accurately due to “bounded rationality”. Bounded rationality determines the limits of the thinking process which cannot sort out and process large amounts of information....   [tags: digital firm, managers, computing]
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