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Religious Imagery in Flannery O'Connor's The Life You Save May Be Your Own - Religious Imagery in Flannery O'Connor's The Life You Save May Be Your Own The religious imagery in Flannery O'Connor's 'The Life You Save May Be Your Own' gives the story a cynical undertone along with a healthy dose of irony. O'Connor uses allusions to Jesus and Christianity to examine the hypocrisies of the religion and its adherents. Her character Tom T. Shiftlet is portrayed paradoxically as both the embodiment of Christ and an immoral, utterly selfish miscreant. By presenting these polarities side by side within one persona, O'Connor shows the dichotomies between so-called Christian morality and the reality of the Church....   [tags: Life Save May Be Your Own Essays O'Connor]
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Save the Earth and Save Life - ... The melting of arctic ice and spread of the ice water caused by global warming will lead to the rise of sea level. People like Maldives islanders will hopelessly lose their homes and countries when sea water horribly overflows and covers all the land if global warming is not prevented. With the information provided by Environment news service, “In the Lunana region of Bhutan on October 7, 1994, the glacial lake Luggye Tsho burst. The ensuing GLOF, which contained an estimated 18 million cubic meters of water, debris and trees, swept downstream killing more than 20 people, and traveled over 204 kilometers” (Lorenz)....   [tags: global warming, environmental issues]
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Save the World: Save the Sea Otters - Save the World: Save the sea otters During the 18th and 19th centuries, sea otters were hunted for their luxurious pelts, and by the early 1900s, the species was believed to be extinct in California. (Carswell) Why do we care you ask, well not only are they super cute and eat with their hands. Apparently, a healthy population of sea otters keeps the sea urchin population in check. An unhealthy or small population of sea otters allows the sea urchin’s number to explode thus decimating kelp beds, which is the sea urchin’s food source, and causing a “chain reaction that depletes the food supply for other marine animals consequently causing their decline....   [tags: environmental issues, endangered species] 524 words
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Save your Food, Save a Life - Imagine living paycheck to paycheck, never knowing whether you are going to have enough money to buy enough food to get by. Now imagine not even living paycheck to paycheck, rather living day by day not knowing which of your family members, friends, or even yourself will make it to the next day. Countless people in this world face this devastating fear every day of their life due to their lack of food. This lack of food has been caused by high prices of food and high demand of food, both of which add to a low availability of food for those who cannot afford the necessities....   [tags: Food, saving and recycling good food]
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Making a Life to Save a Life - How far is too far. Some parents will go to the extremes in order to save their sick child. If I had an ill child I would try my best to save her. The fact is most parents love their children, and, it’s just a matter of how far is too far. It’s hard to say what I would do if my daughter was sick. But I know in my heart creating another child to “fix” her, would be wrong. In this case I am against making one life to save another. In my opinion it is not the way to fix this problem. I have discovered many cases where the parents made the conscious decision to bring another life into the world to save their sick child’s life....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
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How to Save Plants In The Winter - Save some cash next spring by preserving geraniums, coleus and other plants this fall. With a little effort and a bit of luck, next spring you will have annuals ready for the garden. Geraniums are a popular pick to over-winter. If you have a sunny spot indoors, pot up the geraniums in fresh potting soil, cut the foliage back to 1/3 of its original size and bring them inside over the winter. Water when needed, usually about once a week. In late February or March, take cuttings from this plant and root them for fresh summer growth....   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How-To Essay] 591 words
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The Portrayal of Themes in To Save A Life - In the movie, ‘To Save a Life’ one of the main themes is centralized around the saving of lives. This theme was portrayed by several characters to each other must prominently Jake saving Johnny’s life. In order to understand the great feat and magnificent action he had performed, the theme must first be clearly defined. The action of saving is defined as keeping safe, protecting or rescuing someone or something from any potential or particular harm; Life is defined as the existence of an individual human being....   [tags: invitation, support, bomb] 603 words
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Google Is Working to Save the Planet - ... It is usually done for a special event or day although not all of them are well known. PRODUCTS: Google has many products and they are user friendly .They let people to search places using Google Maps and it allows us to watch videos through YouTube. The products of Google are as follows;  Gmail -we can access our mails.  YouTube - to watch videos of products and also entertainment purpose.  Google Maps -to search for the desired address and for commuting.  Google apps -It provides applications belonging to some Institutions,banking,gaming etc.,  Google earth -Google earth allows us to watch satellite imagery,maps,3-D buildings and galaxies in outer space THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO SAVE...   [tags: search engine, daily access]
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Donate an Organ, Save a Life - Would you like to save a life. Would you like to be a hero. The time to be a hero could be right now, it is as simple as signing up to become an organ donor. Simple questions with a yes or no answer, yet so many people choose not to sign up. When most hear organ donation they are either for it or against it. Organ donation is considered to be the gift of life and it is a selfless act that many people appreciate. An organ donor allows another person at a second chance in life. An organ can fail at any moment and it happens when a person least expects it....   [tags: Organ Donation Essays]
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To Hunt or to Save Our Wolves - ... These are a couple of the reasons my sources are writing about. Besides, wolf hunters aren’t as bad as everyone thinks. The wolf hunters aren’t exactly just killing wolves for fun, trophy hunts, or cause its something to do. Some hunt them to keep them off their territory. (B). What does this mean. It is so that wolves know not to attack their animals. Some people might say that wolves wouldn’t understand that but wolves are very smart and, can adapt very fast to understand that if you go there you can get hurt....   [tags: parks, endangered list, survival] 884 words
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Give a Heart, Save a Life - ... Imagine a nine year old girl who can only sit in her house and watch her friends play outside in the warm sun, because her heart cannot sustain more than minimal physical activity without giving out. The quality and length of life for this girl can be forever changed if she was to received a heart that allowed her to live the life she always dreams of. Just like for this girl, each and every person has the power to be a beacon of hope for those facing the dark shadows of death. Families find an ease in the mourning process of a loved one when they could be used to help someone else, even after they are gone....   [tags: human organ transplant] 747 words
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How to Save an Animal Life - ... Some of the reasons for overpopulation can be giving up problematic or even old, sick pets, and continuing to over-produce pets through breeding and the lack of neutering or spaying. Many people think animals in shelters are pets that have been disowned. Disowning a pet could be due to it’s inability to behave or maybe even that you thought you had the time to care for it but really didn’t. This isn’t an outrageous claim, because about 70 percent of people end up disowning or abandoning their pets (“Animal Overpopulation”)....   [tags: overpopulation in animal shelters]
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The Save Britain Money Company - Executive summary Save Britain Money (SBM) is a registered company based in Wales. Neville Wilshire, the CEO and the founder of Save Britain Money, has adopted various strategies in order to ensure that the company achieves its objectives. Politically, the company ensures that during its acquisition strategies, it is in line with the government regulations. The economic factors include providing excellent money saving services. During the recent global economic downturn, SBM services were highly demanded....   [tags: business analysis]
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VH1 Save the Music Foundation - VH1 Save the Music Foundation in an organization found in 1997 by comprises of a dedicated board and committed staff, who work to fulfill the Foundation's mission of restoring music education in the United States. There are also a variety of musicians, singers, athletes and celebrities, whom are ambassadors for the organization. They are a non-profit organization that want to keep/ restore the music in America's public schools, and raise the awareness about the importance of music as part of a child's education....   [tags: Music in Public Schools]
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Save Us from the Bombings - ... My pale hands cupped the origin of the pain, I looked down to see cherry-red blood soaking through sterile, white bandages tightly wrapped around me. “Where… where is he?” I managed through grit teeth. “I can get him. Just don’t move, you’ll rip your wound again if you do and you’re running out of blood to lose.” Elizabeta let out a nervous laugh and walked away in a hurry. He was alive, Ludwig was alive. I was alive. The last thing I saw was the world crashing around me and fiery rain shrouded in human ash and concrete dust....   [tags: personal narrative] 849 words
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Save-A-Lot and Giant Eagle - I visited Giant Eagle, 6930 W Central Ave Toledo OH, (419) 841-0842 on November 20, 2013. This store is in a suburban area. They have a gas station out front with a little convenient store. They also offer a Pharmacy with a drive thru. Upon entering the store I was shocked because they offer a Dry Cleaning Service which I have never seen offered before at a grocery store. I had to inquire about this service because I was so unfamiliar with this service. I asked the employee that works in this department if they have a lot of customers that bring their clothes in to be dry cleaned and she said yes they have a wide variety of customers and are very busy throughout the week....   [tags: convenient store, costumer service, store]
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Recycling: Save Planet Earth - ... Recycled materials are not always a reliable quality. The materials are mostly made up of trashed waste, which is why the products are cheap and last for a shorter period of time. Another reason why some people think it is not necessary to recycle is because there are unsafe and unhygienic recycling sites. Places like landfills, where all sorts of waste is dumped contribute to the spread of different diseases and other dangers caused by harmful chemicals and waste. People also think that recycling takes time....   [tags: waste materials, energy costs] 824 words
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School Uniforms Save Time - The ringing of the alarm clock that is placed directly beside your bed wakes you. The high pitched alarm practically pierces your brain and makes you get out of your warm, cozy bed. Time to head to school. You have to wake up every day the moment that alarm goes off or else you’re toast. If you are late again, your school record is sure to take a hit. But wait… what are you going to wear. Is this a dilemma you face each morning. Do you have trouble wanting to get out of your bed, and then faced with the troubling question of what cool, clean, unwrinkled outfit you should wear that day....   [tags: uniforms, public schools, fashion,] 709 words
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Clean Hands Save Lives - “The greatest cheap medical fix in all of history: the bar of soap” (Zugar). Soap has turned the commercial industry upside down by allowing the development of any and every kind of hand hygiene product to be created in order to soothe a person’s fear. Almost any kind of product imaginable to man is being made to keep germs on their toes. Ignaz Semmelweis is often credited to having been the first physician to enforce the germ theory of strengthening soap. In “1846” he encouraged hospitals to put to use a stronger form of soap that had an “antiseptic agent” in it consisting of a chloride solution (CDC 1)....   [tags: Health Care]
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Save the Unborn Now - Save the Unborn How could you take your own child’s life. Does the world today have a side on whether abortion should be illegal, or are just leaving it up to the women who are pregnant to decide. In today’s society it is not illegal to abort your child, it is your own choice. In some cases this could be dangerous for the mother. There are many reasons why people argue for abortion but I believe it should not be a choice. Young women are pressured into man different things today including sex. Every girl could make a mistake and mess up at any time, but one little mistake can change someone’s life forever....   [tags: abortion should be illegal] 816 words
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To Save the Earth - To Save the Earth I wonder how much the front yard of my childhood home is worth. Of course, it's worth less now than before. Once, a stately tree stood in each corner: a tall lilac, a pine, a cherry tree, and a droopy evergreen. My favorite tree lived in the middle. I never knew what kind it was, but every spring it blossomed in delicate pink, and on warm afternoons, I read under its canopy. The front yard no longer looks like that, however. My father removed the lilac bush because it made the lawn too difficult to mow, and cut many of the branches from the pine and my pink-flowered tree so that friends could park their cars on our lawn rather than getting ticketed for parking on the...   [tags: Environment Environmental Ecology Essays]
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Save Our Planet! - SOP “We are forced, for the first time, to understand that we are truly a titanic force, capable of affecting and altering the operation of the planetary whole” (McKibben 501). This place called home is being destroyed; the damage seems irreversible. What is the point in even trying to change decades of wasted water, carbon dioxide emissions, and filled dumps. Why even try to change. Environmentalists have been sending out an “SOS” for quite a while now. There’s no ship this time though, it is our planet that is in need....   [tags: Environment Issues]
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Seatbelts Save Lives - One of the reason’s seatbelts have been able to save lives are because it could have less likely caused you to wreck or get hurt from not wearing your seatbelt during this time. But majority of the people now days that don’t wear their seatbelts will actually get in trouble for it and it is against the law now days. But majority of the people have got killed during this time in today’s world and maybe we can make it become a safer world today. Another reason to choose this would be able to persuade other’s to get in the habit of wearing their seatbelt also and to help not wreck as much as they do now days during the time we are here....   [tags: driving accidents, ] 1312 words
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Save More Dogs - Introduction Buying a puppy from the pet store might be one of the most phenomenal moments in a life. Unfortunately, puppy mills sell their malnourished dogs to pet stores. Puppy mills are huge kennels where pure bred puppies are crowded together in unsanitary housing with no food. Dogs who did no wrong to this world do not deserve to live in these conditions. The amount of puppy mills are increasing and must be stopped by adopting dogs from shelters, not buying puppies from pet stores and putting stronger laws into action....   [tags: puppies, dogs, pet store, pound, animals, pets]
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Combining Schools in Crawfordsville to Save Money - Population in cities plays a massive role in how the city is built and maintained. When a city has a large population, everything tends to grow. The buildings multiply, the houses sprout up all over; the churches, police stations, fire stations all expand to fuel the large demand the city puts out. Cities usually tend to have several schools to supply all the kids a proper education; the larger the city, the more schools. But what happens when a city is small. When a city is smaller in population, the buildings are fewer; the city has fewer houses and all the other necessary corporations and building that make up a city grow slimmer....   [tags: public education system changes] 791 words
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How to Save Energy in an Office Building - ... Leaving computers and screens turned on whilst someone has their lunch break will cost the company hundreds over the course of a year, yet it will take a few clicks to tun everything off for the hour. Indeed, it has become pretty common practice to leave a computer on in hibernation mode over night to save the employee a few minutes in the morning. This means that the computer has been drawing electricity all night long for no really productive value. Turning off computers and screens is a really small step to start making huge reductions in energy consumption....   [tags: consumption, desktop, screens, coffee, heat] 561 words
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Organ Donations: Donate to Save a Life - ... This verifies that with organ donations there are no significant risks that need to be acknowledged by the recipients or donors. In fact when donating the organ or tissues, hospitals must check whether it matches the patient’s blood type, tissue typing, organ size, and geographical location. This minimizes the risk of the recipient’s body rejecting the organ and tissue and causing issues. In addition, donors can only be suitable for organ donation if they have been declared brain dead in the hospitals by the doctors and if their consent has been given....   [tags: tissues, saved, shortage]
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10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries - ... The important food items that are needed are on the list, all other items that you might want aren’t necessary. Coupons Think about coupons before you use them. Is it really going to benefit you to buy 3 boxes of expensive cereal just to get a dollar to a dollar and a half off the price. It seems that most coupons want you to buy more than one item to get the deal. If you aren’t an extreme couponer, are you really getting a deal on what you’re buying. Coupons that will give you money off 1 item that you would normally buy anyway are probably the better deal and will save you a little money in the end....   [tags: budget, shopping, brands] 625 words
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Save the Animals: Say No to Animal Experimentation! - Most of the medications that we in market today have been tested and proven effective for animals before prescribing them to human beings. However, would it feel good to know that every year, hundreds of thousands of animals are captured from the wild and die just because of these said experiments. For many years now, scientists have been using animals for their laboratory experiments to produce new medicines. Although scientists have been using this process for many decades in the field of medicine, it is still a controversial issue for those who are pro animal experimentation and against animal experimentation....   [tags: Animal Experimentation, Animals,]
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Save the planet by cutting down on meat? - In his article, Johnson (2008) satirically expresses opposition to the former UN climate chief suggestion that the whole of human race should shun meat and consider converting vegetarianism, so as to, save earth from climate change. In response to this, Johnson argues that, he is simply not converting to vegetarianism just because the former UN climate chief had asked the whole of the human race to avoid meat. UN-FAO figures propose that, meat production puts more Green House Gases (GHG’s herein after) than the general global transport network....   [tags: agriculture,vegetarianism, ghg]
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The City of Columbus to Save Its Youth - Columbus to save its Youth The United States is no stranger to crime, unfortunately there has been an increased amount of criminal activity in the city of Columbus. The most drastic increase in criminal activity has been among teens as young as thirteen, and are usually commited during after school hours. The city of Columbus has made attempts to be proactive in reducing the crime rate in with little success. Many residents believe that increased punishment for adolescent crimes is the proper measure that needs to be taken....   [tags: increase in youth crime rates]
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Save the Future: Better Days for the Living - ... If they make the area more sustainable it will increase the quality of life in the local population and for the pandas. On May 12th 2008 in Sichuna, China the Wolong Nature Reserved was struck by an earthquake killing two pandas, and although that may not seem like much, it is. Only time can tell just how many more will get killed by the next natural disasters; sooner than we think, they can all be gone. Endangered means we still have time, extinct means time has ran out. The correlation between war and global warming does exist and the eruption of war can cause more unnecessary damage to the world as a whole....   [tags: global, warming, fuels, consequences]
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Storm Chasing a Race to Save Lives - Since storm chasing was established back in 1960’s, Only 7 storm chasers have died during the chase and only three were actually caused by the tornado they were chasing. Even though storm chasing can be deadly, the risks storm chasers and meteorologists take are not high if handled responsibly and are justified by the lives they save. Oklahoma is considered one of the prime spots for storm chasers to find tornados. Oklahoma is part of what is known as Tornado Valley which includes Missouri, Nebraska, Texas, Kansas and a couple other states depending on who you ask....   [tags: science, storm chasers]
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Can Solar Energy Save the World? - Now the current situation the world is experiencing the ‘go green’ movements. This movement was started by environmentalist with the aim to enlighten the damage we are causing on the Earth. In order to save the earth we need to look for alternative sources of energy in order to avoid the fossil fuels resources from being completely depleted. Presently, fossil fuels provide us with heat and electricity. The most commonly used fossil fuels are coal, oil and natural gas. “This means that fossil fuels, along with nuclear energy-a controversial, non-renewable energy source- are supplying 93% of the world’s energy resources.” (McLamb, 1)....   [tags: damage, earth, sources, energy, resources] 577 words
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Can Solar Energy Save the World? - ... The use of solar energy can also save the depleting fossil fuels and can be sustained for future generations. Also it would take only around 0.3% of the world's land area to supply all of our electricity needs via solar power. Apart from all this solar energy is a renewable form of energy unlike fossil fuels, provides several job opportunities and boost the economy and lastly it’s free and can increase the value of your property. Solar energy reduces the emission of greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, and also reduce the dependence on the fossil fuels....   [tags: renewable, alternative sources of energy] 573 words
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Bands That Save: My Turning Point - ... I’ll admit I wasn’t into “hardcore” bands, and I didn’t really like it at first, but there was something about that song that just made me want to listen to it over and over again, I think the meaning behind the song was what made me attracted to it at first, but soon I did end up liking that song a lot, so much so that I went and bought the album “Stand Up And Scream”, and the rest of the album was just as perfect as the first song I heard by them. Listening to Asking Alexandria would honestly always make me happy in a way that nobody else could....   [tags: personal narrative] 522 words
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Artifical Heart Can Save Lives - ... Robert’s grades, however, were too poor to attend a medical college in America so instead he attended the University of Bologna in Italy. Shortly after that, he switched to New York University where he received an M.L.A. in occupational biomechanics in the year 1971. After he attended college, Robert Jarvik later met his wife, Marilyn vos Savant, who is accredited by the Guinness Book of World Records to have the top IQ in the world. Together they have two children whose names are, Tyler Jarvik and Kate Jarvik....   [tags: Robert Jarvik, biomechanic, medical]
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Save the Animals - Save the Animals Ever heard the call of the wild. What about the wolf howling in the distant mountains. For most people the answer is no. This is because the wolf was eradicated from most areas of our country when the white man decided that he wanted to settle the west. Most of the extermination was because ranchers and farmers lost a good deal of livestock to wolves. Wolves were selected for extermination by the US government untill1976 when the government declared the Mexican gray wolf endangered in the lower 48 states....   [tags: Wildlife Essays]
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Save the Whales - Every day whales around the world are being killed. Although some whales are being killed for scientific purposes, the majority of them are killed for their meat by poachers or whalers working for different countries. Careless companies dispose of their waste incorrectly, and in today's society, people do not seem to care about anything but themselves. Arguments can be made both for saving the whales and for killing them; this is a topic that has caused much debate over the past two decades, not only in America, but worldwide....   [tags: Environmental] 1911 words
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Qualities of an Excellent Friend in Adventure Time - ... The final step, step three, Jake pushes Finn under water with his jowls. After that, Finn freaks out, jumps on Jake and pulls his ears until he reaches land. After Finn beats up Jake during his “three-step plan,” Jake wants to give up, but still helps out Finn one more time with “step four.” Step four involves a submarine. Jake brings Finn under water to see how beautiful the water really is. When Jake is going to bring them down a black hole, Finn shoves Jake away from the steering wheel and punches him several times and crashes the submarine making is leak water....   [tags: fear, save, help ] 819 words
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To Save a Life is not an Option - To Save a Life is not an Option As America has progressed through the years, its citizens have grown more and more conscientious about their health and safety, and through science and technology have designed many things to be safer and increase health for little money. Laws have been passed so that health may be maintained and in many cases it is cheaper to live a healthy lifestyle rather than an unhealthy one. Cigarettes put deep holes in pockets, and fines keep people from not wearing their seatbelt, yet despite the low cost of many safety advances made for automobiles, consumers are still forced to pay more for safety features in cars....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Importance of Water Conservation - Water conservation is a serious issue around the country. Especially places like California, where it seems like they are in a drought every year. Everyone and everything needs water to survive. People are careless when it comes to conserving water, but little do they know that conserving water can make the world a better place. The world does not make itself clean, it is our job to do so. There are a number of different ways to save water that are quick and simple, and we should all apply them to our daily lives and homes....   [tags: Ways to Save Water] 568 words
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The Act to Save America's Forests - The Act to Save America's Forests A new bill in the U.S. Congress, The Act to Save America's Forests will be decided on September 2001 to see if it will go into affect. The law would help reduce clearcutting in many national forests and save the endangered species living in that habitat. At one time America was once covered with one billion acres of towering primeval forests. These forests were teeming with plants and animals, a treasure-trove of evolutionary diversity and biological richness....   [tags: Environment, Law, American Goverment, Deforestatio] 327 words
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Endangered and Extinct Animals - Did you know that endangered animals represent natural diversity. 800 animals a year become extinct. Animals are becoming endangered because the animals are not getting enough help and support. Endangered animals need to be saved because the animals are important. Animals represent the nation and the citizens. The animals need to be saved because they are so rare and valuable to the nation. Endangered animals need to be saved because the endangered animals are valuable to scientists and the economy....   [tags: save, nation, economy, scientists]
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Helping to Save the Rainforest - Helping to Save the Rainforest  “Save the Rainforest.”  “Don’t bungle the jungle.”  We’ve all heard these sayings time and time again, but when we are at the store, about to purchase a nice entertainment center for our TVs and stereos, “How can we be sure that our money is supporting our social and political concerns?”  (Stark 1)  Our efforts to save the rainforest aren’t as clear as they may seem.  It is difficult to tell where wood comes from and where it is produced.  “There isn’t a way for the individual to identify a good wood from the bad, well-managed forests from ill managed, both domestically and tropically,” said Scott Landis, President of the Woodworkers Alliance for Rainforest...   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation]
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Acting To Save Mother Earth - Everday we hear more bad news about our planet. Reports tell us that wildlife and forests are disappearing at an alarming rate. Newscasts give the latest word on how quickly earth is losing its protective shirld and warming up. Newspapers lament the pollution of our air, water, and soil. What can we do in the face of such widespread gloom. In fact, we do not have to feel helpless. We can each learn practical ways to better our environment. For example, saving and recycling newspapers has a number of positive results....   [tags: essays research papers] 506 words
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Save Maumee Chapter in Font Wayne Kinldy - Kerry Sharpe, the president of the Save Maumee chapter in Fort Wayne kindly, accepted our offer of answering some questions regarding this organization. We wanted to know everything from the purpose of the organization to current projects/future projects they are working on and everything in between. After submitting our interview questions to Kerry, she proceeded to explain that this was a very busy time for her as she has other commitments taking up a lot of her attention including the curling club she is actively involved in (K....   [tags: clean water act, maumee river,kerry sharpe]
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The Importance of Teachig Children How to Save Money - According to Miller 2008 since we are young our parents and grandparents taught us the concept of saving, but why didn’t others practice it, every money goes to pay for living expenses, but many people don’t think enough about saving. If we have a job, we may already save some money coming from our income for our future use, such as continuing our education. Buying those latest gadgets in the markets it is good if we can save such only a small amount cause saving something is better than saving nothing....   [tags: good parenting ] 2037 words
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Could the Legalization of Marijuana Save Our Economy? - The legalization of marijuana has the potential to bring our economy back to life if it were to be legalized. There are a number of ways in which legalization could improve the economy. We could use the revenue from taxes on marijuana to provide for a better quality of life for Americans in need. Legalizing marijuana would also save us money by cutting the cost of putting someone in jail for harmless marijuana related charges that waste tax money. Also it would put more money into circulation by keeping the profits off the black market and into the legal and taxed market....   [tags: Taxes, Economy, Money, Finances]
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The Life You Save May Be Your Own - What if you were given a chance to start over and do things differently. To make up for your mistakes, right your wrongs. This idea is featured as a theme in Flannery O’Connor’s short story “The Life You Save May Be Your Own”, published in the 1953 Spring issue of The Kenyon Review (Kenyon College). The story is about a homeless man by the name of “Shiftlet” who approaches an isolated, run-down farm where “Mrs.Crater” and her mentally retarded daughter “Lucynell” lives. Crater offers Shiftlet a home to stay in if he’d do some fix-up jobs around the place, mainly on the car he’s been eyeing....   [tags: Flannery O'Connor, Short Story, Literary Analysis]
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An Angel is Sent to Save the Day in the Movie, The Bishop's Wife - ... Staying awake and keeping from day dreaming was a challenge. On the other hand giving this film the benefit of the doubt, it was interesting to see the extreme differences between films of that age and modern films. I found myself wondering if future generations will look back at the current movie we love so much and find them to be a boring cure for insomnia. I find it interesting to think that one day the horror films everybody loves may be called dull and unexciting just as the religious holiday films are sometimes seen as today....   [tags: cary grant, church, neglect]
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