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A New Kind of Authorship - A New Kind of Authorship In an age where digital has become the world’s most efficient way of communicating and informing, the idea of a universal digital library has been suggested and thoroughly discussed. In “The End of Authorship,” John Updike ridicules the idea of this universal library and the affects it would entail. While Updike makes the point that books should hold their edges, he goes too far when he says that putting literature online would get rid of the idea of a singular and solitary piece of literature....   [tags: Modernizing Literature]
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Birth of a New Kind of Music: Kwaito - Kwaito, one of the most important music genres and cultural innovations to emerge in Post-Apartheid South Africa is music that is characterized by being ‘after the struggle.’ It is a kind of music that branches off of the genres House and Hip-Hop. It is seen as being apolitical and does not pay attention to the political side of South Africa. However, politicians have been known to use Kwaito to relate to the youth of South Africa. Furthermore, Kwaito is also seen to be related to American styles of music through the kinds of messages they promote and convey....   [tags: music gnres, cultrual innovations, apartheid]
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Mathematics: A New Kind of Portfolio Assessment - Mathematics: A New Kind of Portfolio Assessment I sat pondering in my classroom as I calculated my grades for my first six weeks of teaching. I began wondering as I looked over grades how accurate these grades were to the ability of my students. I began to wonder how the grades showed the growth from where some of my students started at the beginning of the year. Some of my students started below grade level to begin with and had made tremendous gains to function at the level they were functioning at....   [tags: Teaching Education Math Essays]
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A New Kind of Woman in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte - ... One of the first instances in which she passes the line between what it is to be a traditional woman and a new woman is as a child when she stands up to Mrs. Reed for the first time. For a long period of time, Jane withstands Mrs. Reed’s absurd insults, but she has it with her when Mrs. Reed declares to the master of Lowood School, Mr. Brocklehurst, that she is a naughty girl and a liar. One of the things that separate Jane from every other woman is the integrity and dignity with which she carries herself....   [tags: transformation, norm of society]
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A New Kind of Woman in Christina Rossetti’s “Goblin Market” - In Paradise Lost, Milton puts forth the idea that an innate difference exists between man and woman, claiming “For contemplation he and valor formed, / For softness she and sweet attractive grace; / He for God only, she for God in him” (Paradise Lost IV.296-298). For centuries, these three lines have been the topic of debate among poets and writers from every literary genre. Some have declared Milton to be an early chauvinist, criticizing him for supporting the notion that women should have no functional purpose within society, while others have maintained that the famous three lines prove him to be an advocate for women’s rights, asserting that Milton was disparaging this kind of attitude t...   [tags: Character Analysis ]
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Romantic Holiday Escapes in Europe for Dreamy New Year - A romantic Holiday on New Year is one of the dearest desires of a couple and if you wish to make your beloved happy, you must surprise him/her with a perfect gift for forthcoming New Year; a romantic holiday in some place beautifully romantic and lovable that can increase the charm of you kissing your beloved at midnight. Apparently finding a good place with your choice can be a difficult thing but here we have some of the most exotic New Year escapes in Europe where you can visit and make that one night the most memorable time of your love life....   [tags: romantic, new year, paris] 559 words
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Happiness in Brave New World - Happiness in Brave New World Huxley implies that by abolishing nastiness and mental pain, the brave new worlders have got rid of the most profound and sublime experiences that life can offer as well. Most notably, they have sacrificed a mysterious deeper happiness which is implied, but not stated, to be pharmacologically inaccessible to the utopians. The metaphysical basis of this presumption is obscure. There are hints, too, that some of the utopians may feel an ill-defined sense of dissatisfaction, an intermittent sense that their lives are meaningless....   [tags: Brave New World Essays] 1227 words
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What Kind of an American Am I? - Americanisn What Kind of an American Am I. What kind of an American am I. To summarize it up into one word, I'm a proud American. To explain the characteristics that the word proud means to me, I took each letter in the word and made a new word. The new words represent the kind of American I am. P - patriotic; Patriotism is a quality that shows one's love for his or her country. By being patriotic, a person is being loyal to their country. It shows that they support and care for the things others have fought to give them....   [tags: essays papers] 522 words
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Brave New World: The Key to Happiness - Brave New World: The Key to Happiness The novel, Brave New World is like no other, it predicts a future overpowered by technology where the people have no religion. Has Huxley written about a degrading way of life or has he discovered the key to a perfect world that should be called Utopia. The society presented in the novel is as completely rational as our own and all the precautions that are taken are needed to preserve their lifestyle. However different and horrible as the lives of individuals seem to be, in actuality they are much better than ours are....   [tags: Brave New World] 1828 words
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Huxley's Brave New World - Huxley's Brave New World Today, in 21st century United States, people are concerned with the fast pace of new and growing technology, and how these advances should be used. In the last decade alone we have seen major advancements in technology; in science, cloning has become a reality, newer, more powerful drugs have been invented and, in communications, the Internet has dominated society. There is a cultural lag due to the fast rate of increasing technology, and while the governments of the world are trying to keep up their role as censors and lawmakers, we as individuals are trying to comprehend the effects it has on our lives....   [tags: Huxley Brave New World Essays]
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Proposal to Launch a New Magazine - 1.0 Overview of the consumer magazine market Over the years, there has been a change in where people obtain their information, news and entertainment. The new technology improvements such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets have changed dramatically the magazine industry. Generally said, consumer magazines must acquire loyal and satisfied customers in order to be successful in the market. Furthermore, the production and success of a magazine highly depends on advertisers and subscriptions....   [tags: New Magazine Startup]
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Dangers of a Totalitarian Society Exposed in Brave New World - Dangers of a Totalitarian Society Exposed in Brave New World On a superficial level Brave New World is the portrait of a perfect society. The citizens of this Utopia live in a society that is free of depression and most of the social-economic problems that trouble the world today. All aspects of life are controlled for the people of this society: population numbers, social class, and intellectual ability....   [tags: Brave New World] 2698 words
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Utopian Society in Brave New World by Aldous Huxley - In the novel Brave New World written by Aldous Huxley a dystopia is presented of a Utopian society where happiness is brought through a drug and your predestined life follows. Aldous Huxley conveys different conflicts with characters being isolated from the society they are being forced to live within. In which, these characters, are brought about reliance of soma, a drug, to stabilize their life. As well as this, the novel expresses the on going battles of having a society that is "perfect". Therefore, because of the isolated, delusional nonperfected-society, the World State introduced in Brave New World defines a Utopian Society....   [tags: Brave New World Essays] 2036 words
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“Citizens of a kind” - “Citizens of a kind” The following clippings from regional Irish newspapers begin in 1923, soon after the founding of the state, and continue to the present day in chronological order. The premise informing the selection is that Travellers are caught in a dynamic of colonialism – misunderstood by the majority they live amongst, and disadvantaged by their difference. Their situation is comparable, in many instances, to that of gypsies throughout Europe and the indigenous minorities of many ex-colonies....   [tags: Essays Papers] 2683 words
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The Amazing Story of the Kind Uncle Tom - ... Legree wanted Tom to become an overseer and he refused because it was a sin. Tom was a person with very rare religion appreciation. That is why he would never commit physical violence because in the Christian ways, violence was never the best solution. He would try to tell his fellow slaves that if they just prayed and believed in God, then they too would be as strong as Tom was. He even converted some people to Christianity, like Eva. When she was on her death bed, not only was she a new believer of god, but she also tried to get her dad to end slavery....   [tags: Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe]
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Malcolm X: A Different Kind of Leader - ... Police declared that both of these incidents were in fact accidents and not attacks on the family by the Black Legion. This violent end to Malcolm’s father’s life may have shaped the way he acted as an adult in the future. This may be foreshadowing for what came later. As Malcolm grew older, things began to change. Eventually, Malcolm and his long-time friend, Malcolm "Shorty" Jarvis, moved back to Boston. In 1946, they were arrested and convicted on burglary charges. Malcolm was then sentenced to 10 years in prison....   [tags: civil rights movement, activism] 827 words
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Digital Information and Communication Technology Impact Business Models for the New Economy - Consider how digital Information and Communications Technologies have provided opportunities for developing new business models In the era of new economy, the intense change have taken place in enterprise management environment, in order to develop and survive, businesses have to innovate their business models. Digital information and communication technologies have played a crucial role of promoting the emergence and innovation of new business models, and also brings innovation to the management style of business....   [tags: New Economy]
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Traditional Media vs. New Media - The Man Behind the Curtain Words do not stand in place of things, but instead of things. How can one talk about media in the world where media seems to be a shared dream (hallucination if you like), specter with divergent forms, common denominator with apparently little consensus among people of what it could even mean. Therefore, questions regarding the nature of medium, and consequently new media should not be sought exclusively in contemporary culture. Throughout this paper I will lay out two anecdotes which should illuminate more clearly not only the nature of the problem, but its lineage....   [tags: Old Media vs New Media]
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The History of Pollution in New York City - ... Once the Clean Water Act was passed, is when these standards became common throughout the nation. This law adopted the provisions that were focused on by the Metropolitan Sewage Commission. Most notably: all lakes, rivers, streams and ponds must be fishable. This ensured improved standards for monitoring and increasing the quality of water inside New York City. (Waldman, 2013) (Jarvey, 2006) During the 1890s, air pollution also became a major issue from rapid industrialization. The result is that the government began to enact various air quality laws dating back to the early 20th century....   [tags: transit system, environmental footprint, new york]
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My Favorite Kind of Vague - My Favorite Kind of Vague When dreams mix with realities it’s 2 o’clock on a Sunday morning, and no one is awake but you, scribbling on a notebook pad behind the bathroom door, trying to grasp how something so mild, how heartwarming, could be converted by its counterpart. I read this book last summer, it was required reading, everyone told me it was horrible. The book takes place in the south at this boy’s boarding school called Devon during the summer session, in it Gene, this guy with a terrible sense of self and an even worse self-esteem, engages in a codependent relationship with the magnificent athlete Phineas....   [tags: Personal Narrative Jealousy Envy Essays] 1395 words
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The Kind of Friends We Used to Be by Frances O'Roark Dowell - ... She forgot what it was like to actually be able to talk to someone, to really talk, and to have that person talk right back. She forgot what it was like to have a real friend. Ideas The main idea of The Kind of Friends We Used to Be is Marylin and Kate’s broken friendship that they are trying to repair, but just don’t know how. “Marylin turned and looked at Kate. ‘Do you ever miss it. Being all-the-time friends, like we used to be?’ Kate thought about this… What she said was, ‘Yeah, I miss it.’ And then Marylin laid her head on Kate’s shoulder for a second, and Kate did everything she could not to cry.” (pgs 156-157) This shows that they really do want to still be friends, but it’s not t...   [tags: character analysis] 1052 words
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How to Tell That You Are in a Non-Date Kind of Date - ... You Do Not Go Somewhere Special Non-dates happen spontaneously without the need to plan it meticulously. He just invites you to hang out with him to the usual spot where you and your other friends go out for food and drinks. The main difference between a non-date and a romantic date is that romantic dates are usually carefully planned by the person who invites you out. Moreover, a romantic date usually takes place somewhere special like a formal diner, a concert of your favorite artist, or a new cool cafe that targets couples....   [tags: disappointment, confusion and embarrassment] 594 words
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Suppression of Individuality in Huxley's Brave New World and Rand's Anthem - Fahrenheit 451, a Ray Bradbury book, possesses a stereotypical citizen named Guy Montag. Guy sees the world just the same as any other individual. No true happiness or emotion is ever evoked. In his society, Montag becomes aware that books and other censored items exist in the world, but their presence has no impact on him until a female character enters the story. Talking one afternoon, Montag becomes interest in this female’s opinions on society. He soon concludes that the government is repressing individuality by censoring numerous avenues of entertainment that allow people to form their own thoughts and judgments; done so to maintain social stability....   [tags: brave new world, anthem] 1682 words
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The Effects of Slavery Depicted in A New Song by Langston Hughes and Fences by August Wilson - Slavery in America began in 1607. Blacks and a small percentage of whites were owned by people whom were called masters. The majority of slaves were involved with the responsibility of field work and picked such things as cotton, sugar, crops, etc. The blacks that were not slaves had only a limited amount of rights which included their own water fountain and the backseat of the bus. Throughout the first half of the 19th century, a movement to end slavery was in progress. By 1865, President Lincoln signed The Emancipation Proclamation and the Land of the free had began....   [tags: a new song, fences]
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Another Kind of Prejudice - Another Kind of Prejudice A high school education is not only the mastery of the three R's but also a foundation for life. High school is the finishing point of many individuals for the educational system, and for the rest, it should be a strong foundation for a higher education. High school curriculum should be broad in the sense that this will be the last formal education for some, and it should expose all students to various elements they may never encounter again. All students should leave high school with a base knowledge of what Mike rose in his book "Lives on the Boundary" calls the "cannonical orientation." Cannonical orientation is the belief that all children should have the fou...   [tags: Education Tracking Schooling Essays]
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New Grub Street as a Microcosm of English Victorian Life -    New Grub Street presents the reader with an accurate and comprehensive picture of late Victorian society, despite the fact that it predominantly focuses only on a small group of literary men and women. At first, one may have difficulty locating Gissing's voice within the narrative. The perspective leaps from character to character, without establishing any clear candidates for the reader's sympathies. Jasper Milvain is ambivalently portrayed, despite the fact that his moral and literary values were anathematic to Gissing....   [tags: New Grub]
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Quest for Truth Depicted in Swift's Gulliver's Travels and Huxley's Brave New World - The search for the truth may take a lifetime, while for others it may take a year. It all depends on the person and how eager he acts to seek out the truth. The truth within every human being describes an individual’s thoughts that we hold sacred, that make us unique. The following expression “the truth will set you free”, has swept across the nation, through movies and other types of media entertainment. With the knowledge of truth comes great power which houses both good and evil thoughts. If used for evil, it can imprison a person, while for good it can release a man from prison....   [tags: Gulliver's Travels, Brave New World]
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The Great American Victory Described in Robert Remini's The Battle of New Orleans -   Robert Remini tells the readers in “The Battle of New Orleans” that he wishes to educate his audience of the hard-hitting times our soldiers endured in this remarkable battle that made America the strong and independent country it is today. It is important to Remini to depict the heroic feats of Andrew Jackson “who became a symbol of what was best in American society” (Remini xi) because of his great leadership and determined heart. The Battle of New Orleans was a great victory for America, during the War of 1812....   [tags: The Battle of New Orleans, american history] 959 words
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What Kind of Parent Are You (Going to Be) - Raising children is a job all of its own. Eric comes home from a hard days work at the office and there is a message on his answering machine saying that little Billy had been suspended from school today for getting into a fistfight. Eric is upset and sent Billy to his room and tells him that he is grounded for a week. Eric didn’t want to come home to this chaos; he was exhausted from working. He just wanted to relax. After Eric cools off, he tells Billy that he better not do it again and that he could be ungrounded if he cleans up his room....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Application of Utopia in Brave New World - The Application of Utopia in Brave New World      Aldous Huxley's Brave New World illustrates the loss of morality when established standards are replaced by amoral criteria.  In his novel, Huxley criticizes the practical applications of Utopia in actual society. Huxley's depiction of love, science, and religion support the ineffectiveness of implementing Utopia in everyday life.         In Brave New World, Huxley shows contempt for the human emotion of love.  The people that make up his imaginary society have no conception of love or any other passion, and actually scorn the idea.  Huxley believes that along with passion comes emotional instability.  The Utopian state...   [tags: Brave New World]
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Brave New World – Individual Needs - Brave New World – Individual Needs Brave New World Sometimes very advanced societies overlook the necessities of the individual. In the book Brave New World, Aldous Huxley creates two distinct societies: the Savages and the Fordians. The Fordians are technologically sophisticated, unlike the Savages. However, it is obvious that, overall, the Savages have more practical abilities, have more, complicated, ideals, and are much more advanced emotionally, which all help the individual to grow....   [tags: Brave New World] 799 words
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Role of Radio: 1920’s and Today - The innovation of Radio is one of the great innovations of human kind. After the first broadcasting station of KDKA in Pittsburgh, the Radio has come across different improvement in its coverage area and technology. The demand was dramatically increased since then. The urban and the village farmers were excited by its use. It became part of everyday life as one way of getting information of social, economic, and political developments. Even today these services are becoming diversified qualitatively and quantitatively....   [tags: inventions that changed human kind]
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The Out of Africa Theory - ... Not everything was good however, living so close to animals, more diseases started to form such as smallpox, flu, measles and such. (Strayer, Page 36) Next comes the Pastoralists, who were nomads since they moved from one place to another frequently to find pasturelands. The pastoralist societies did not farm due to their arid regions. Being nomads, they depended heavily on domesticated animals. Pastoralists emerged in Central Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, the Sahara, and parts of eastern and southern Africa (Strayer, Page 39)....   [tags: the origins of human kind] 2010 words
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Book Review of the Unique and Emotional Novel, Same Kind of Different as Me - Same Kind of Different as Me: a Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent is truly a magnificent story about the crossing and changing of two radically dissimilar people. The book is written in the form of two autobiographies that merge into one fantastic life story. The novel is based around the concept of compassion and what reaching out can do to a person’s life. Throughout the book, the readers’ eyes are opened to the cruelty of life for several people in the south and their eyes are also opened to the opinions and lifestyles of the homeless....   [tags: Book Review]
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Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World - Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World The New World, a man-made Utopia, governed by its motto, Community, Identity, Stability (Huxley 3). A man-made world in every way. Human beings fertilized in bottles. Identity, gender, intelligence, position in society, all predestined. Human beings classified in the order of precedence: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Epsilon. Every one conditioned to be a certain way. Every one works for every one else (Huxley, 74). All man-made to ensure social stability. Is society in the New World truly better than in the 2000s....   [tags: Technology A Brave New World Essays]
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Romance of the Southwest: A City Different Kind of Chip by Doug Mattson - ... People traveled to the Southwest to explore something that intrigued them. Some did it so they could take home some part of the region, whether it was photography, postcards, or pots that they had purchased. Having been to this region of the country it gave them something to talk about with their family and friends and also a sense of adventure by being able to explore and understand another culture. The United States has several regions filled with culture that makes this country unique and diverse....   [tags: culture, magestic places, tourism]
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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley - Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Humans have transformed their social organization, time and time again. Social separation has existed since the Neolithic Revolution. Very recently, we have begun to head down a dangerous path to what we can call a Brave New World. A “Brave New World” is one in which those in charge begin to intrude on the lives of individuals to the extent that the government has so much control that it begins to create human beings artificially. This path first started with encroaching technologies such as cameras and wire-tapping....   [tags: Aldous Huxley Brave New World] 1118 words
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Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World - Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World London, the year is a.f. 632 . Your life consists of three things, sex, drugs and violence. Although an inconceivable thought, it is not far from our present culture. In 1932, Aldous Huxley finished a novel that can now be seen as a social foreshadowing that circulates in the bloodstream of contemporary American culture. Sex, drugs, and total social perversion; Brave New World is a racy novel that, for its time, was nothing short of a prophecy. When Huxley wrote this book, little did he know that his fictitious novel would become a desensitized reality....   [tags: Brave New World Essays] 1525 words
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What Kind Of Capitalism Do We Want in America - "What Kind of Capitalism do ‘We' want?" Introduction First of all, I will provide a quick overview of the evolution of capitalism since the Great Depression, which I believe is necessary in order to understand the capitalism of today and some of the problems to it. Then I will analyze four different problematic areas of free-market capitalism in the US compared with the Scandinavian government-managed capitalism. I will then discuss what kind of capitalism we want: We being different interest groups, such as the shareholders, the C.E.O.'s, the average worker and the poor....   [tags: Political Science] 1362 words
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Irony and Sarcasm in A Mystery of Heroism and War is Kind - Irony and Sarcasm in A Mystery of Heroism and War is Kind In literature, similar themes are portrayed in many different ways, mostly according to the time period they were written in. A new generation of writers came of age after the civil war, known as the realists. They dominated American fiction from the late nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth. They took their ideas from the slums of the rapidly growing cities at that time, from the factories replacing farmland, and from the every day common people: poor factory workers, corrupt politicians, soldiers, and even prostitutes....   [tags: Papers] 946 words
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Negative Effects of Technology Depicted in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World - Negative Effects of Technology Depicted in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World Imagine a life where the technology is so great that no one ever has to be worried about being sad or bothered by all the day to day stress. In Brave New World published in 1932, Aldous Huxley brings the reader into the future of London to see just what technology can do to a society. As the novel opens, the reader learns about how the futuristic London is a Utopia, what life is like, and all about the great technological advancements....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]
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Rebuilding the Levees of New Orleans - Great cities are colorful, diverse, and enduring; the city of New Orleans is a gem. Rich in history, culture and natural resources New Orleans provides immense benefits to the rest or our beautiful country. In response to the documentary “When the Levees Broke” made by the notorious Spike Lee, we are faced with many tragic images; however there is never a question that the people of New Orleans are an enduring and kindred community in desperate of need of loving hands. Sharon Keating writes in her editorial “It's time for a nation to return the favor” Sunday, November 20, 2005 Times-Picayune....   [tags: When The Levees Broke, Spike Lee] 1102 words
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Not the Chemical Kind of Reaction - One of many theories I have is that all of our actions in life can be boiled down to one simple choice: do we work to resolve problems, or do we react to them. People can be defined by their tendencies towards one of those choices, and the lead character in Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome is most certainly defined by his reactivity, rather than proactivity. Rather than work to solve situations, he simply reacts to his circumstances, oftentimes not making conscious decisions. It is very difficult to find instances in the book of Ethan’s proactivity, but his rash reactions are seen in abundance....   [tags: Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton] 645 words
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Adjusting to a New Environment - Walking alone in downtown in a new city without any friends or family was harsh experience to me especially in the midnight when I arrived at 1.30 M.A. However, the first thing I was thinking to tell my mind that I was not alone in this place to be afraid. Therefore, this kind of technique, which gave me kind of power and endurance, was my first step to encounter many challenges in a new country. For example, when I walked alone in the street, I kept telling myself that I still surrounded by many people even if I did not know them, and we are all humans , so there is no a strange creature ....   [tags: Culture, Shock] 752 words
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New Paradigm of Systems Thinking - “Paradigm is an example or pattern of something; a model” (Oxford, 2013, p. 1). The business environment in later 20th and early 21st century is fundamentally different from organizations in the earlier 20th century. New information, communication, and automation technologies are changing the roles of organizational staff, the organizational product output, and the approach of the consumer toward the organization’s products (Walsh, Meyer & Claudia, 2006). Knowledge management is a key production factor in value creation, capital equipment, funding, empowering employees, identifying issues, and solving problems....   [tags: technology, diversity, global problems]
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New Product Marketing Strategy - ... Competition: Our main competitor is Looking glass mirror as it permanently turns any glass into a mirror. It doesn’t have a dominant position in the market. Competition: our main competitor is “Looking mirror glass” which permanently turns any glass into a mirror. Though it’s not a perfect substitute, it is the closest alternative available. They do not have a dominant market share or position. The product receives a lot of complaints and does not work properly. They didn't promote their product well and it is not available in many places....   [tags: sales planning] 1209 words
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Alcohol in Our Society; Huxley’s View in Relation to Brave New World - Alcohol in Our Society; Huxley’s View in Relation to Brave New World Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World is a science fiction book that captures both the good and bad sides of cloning and mass production of humans through science. Huxley’s book, published in 1932, conveys his well-developed and disturbingly accurate ideas about human behavior in what was then the distant future. In addition, his writing measures the capacity for which humans can obsess over not only having a perfect society, but also having total control over everyone and everything in a world where nothing is wild and untamed....   [tags: Brave New World Aldous Huxley]
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Positive Interventions: Happiness Attained from Acts of Kindness and Gratitude - ... Pre-test and post-test measures will be utilized to attain a measure of each participant’s gratitude, life orientation, affect, self-esteem, and resilience. This study makes three predictions. First, it is hypothesized that the group completing kind acts for others will show more gains in happiness and well-being than the group keeping a record of gratitude. Confirmatory findings will support previous research noting that individuals with greater commitment to an intervention obtain more benefit from the activity (Lyubomirsky, Dickerhoof, Boehm, & Sheldon, 2011), assuming that a physical activity is indicative of a greater level of commitment than a passive activity....   [tags: well-being, gender, self-esteem, kind acts]
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