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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 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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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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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-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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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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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 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 - ... Fortunately, Ms. Winder’s story ended well and she has used it to make a positive impact in Columbus. With many stories that mirror Ms. Winder’s, community leaders have certainly taken notice that there are issues concerning the lack of constructive community activities. Many other citizens have become aware of the rise in criminal activity among the youth in Columbus. Among these citizens is crime prevention director Seth Brown who in the last year has proposed several different programs to combat the increase in adolescent crime....   [tags: increase in youth crime rates]
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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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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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Life Changing Decisions - ... He died of hypothermia.” (Bill 52). In this case, a man was aware that if he attempted to save his family and friends, he would die. Those who believe that their loved ones are the top priority in their lives are often completely content with dying for them. Robert J. Wright, a victim of a home invasion, was almost killed while trying to protect his family from an intruder. Although Wright survived the invasion, he suffered numerous injuries and was hospitalized for some time (Hampel 1). In a crisis with limited time to cogitate one’s decisions, it is a natural instinct for many people to sacrifice themselves so their loved ones will be safe....   [tags: crisis, reactions, save] 799 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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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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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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Proposal to Save the Environment - Proposal to Save the Environment Ever since Ford put out the first main line production car, there has been a market for gasoline. Since then, the automobile has made a humongous impact on the United States, as well as the entire world. This new invention allowed the average citizen to commute to work without the hassle of mass transit and horses. However, with this new supply of automobiles came the demand for the fuel they required to run. It was not known back then that the consumption of these fuels could actually hurt the environment, or even run dry....   [tags: Environmental Pollution Alternative Energy]
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The Life You Save May Be Your Own - ... Also, there is another religious symbol shown in Lucynell, the only truly innocent character in the story. The boy at the diner calls her beautiful, “an angel of Gawd” (O’Connor). Another instance that is relatable to the story from O’Connor’s life is when she experienced the loss of a loved one at a young age. O’Connor’s father died from systemic lupus erythematosus, which she also dies from later on ("Flannery O'Connor"). It is possible that O’Connor has felt a strong sense abandonment when her father died....   [tags: Flannery O'Connor, Short Story, Literary Analysis]
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At What Cost Would You Save The Life Of Another? - “Thou shalt not be a victim. Thou shalt not be a perpetrator. Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander.” (Berenbaum) Would you save lives of others at the consequence of losing your own. Many people faced with this question during the Holocaust became bystanders while very few had the courage to jeopardize everything to rescue others. While Nazi’s were terrorizing others and eliminating their liberties others became bystanders and were spectators and accomplices to the Nazi party. The Holocaust; an attempt to clear a country of its impurities, to create a superior race, and to create a perfect civilization in a country of discrimination and hostility....   [tags: Holocaust] 788 words
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Time to Get Alert and Save Your Children - Should sex education be taught in schools. Whenever it comes about sex education people think of “Intercourse”. Though intercourse is also a part of sex, but it does not mean that sex education only gives knowledge about “How to do intercourse. Rather it covers things like, periods in women, human body, and its changes in puberty and mostly it tells about safe sex. Sex education should be taught in schools because firstly, it builds confidence to accept reality: also it gives awareness to prevent sexually transmitted disease and unwanted pregnancies; it indeed reduces sexual violence and lastly, it teaches about individual’s body structure....   [tags: sex education, intercourse, sexual violence]
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Save the Last Dance - Save the Last Dance This movie was off the hook. First of all, these are the type of movies that should be known to mankind. Save the Last Dance, is a blend of love and romance with a little piece of hate crimes, racism, and of course most definitely violence. Well to tell you the truth, most of the people don’t like love and romance. Save the Last Dance is a nice blending of a little piece of everything so it can entertain the people with different likes and dislikes. Even the people who don’t like these types of movies would be interested in the movie Save the Last Dance....   [tags: Art] 688 words
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To Save or Not To Save - That Is the Question - When you look at a bald eagle, you see how powerful and majestic this bird is, which is how many people feel about the United States; that’s why the bald eagle is our national emblem on our Great Seal. It would be a dishonor to our Nation to have such a worldwide-recognized symbol of The United States extinct, but in fact that’s exactly what almost happened. To help the bald eagle regain it’s numbers, on December 28, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon signed The Endangered Species Act. “The law established procedures for conserving plants and animals in danger of extinction and those that are threatened, or likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future (Cooper, “Endangered Species Act”...   [tags: Conservation ]
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Analysis of Yoplait’s Advertisement Save Lids to Save Lives - Analysis of Yoplait’s Advertisement “Save Lids to Save Lives” “Even the lid is good for you.” Yoplait’s “save lids to save lives” is a very good and effective advertisement. It is so much, in fact, that it makes you want to buy the yogurt not only to eat it, but to help out in a good cause. The purpose of this article, which is to inform its readers about their product, was greatly accomplished. It gives the reader compassion for what this company is trying to do. The company of Yoplait holds great credibility because of their background....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis] 1016 words
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Animals Save Lives - Animals Save Lives Suppose a family member was suffering from a disease and the doctor announced that thanks to animal research they are coming close to finding a cure. Would it then be acceptable to experiment new drugs and treatments on animals, even if it meant death for the animal. This is a controversial issue, which has many divided as to whether animal testing is a good or bad thing. The vast majority of animal research is; however, devoted to finding curse for human disease....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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The Epa: Can It, Will It Save Our Environment? - The EPA: Can It, Will It Save Our Environment. Pollution of our environment is an issue that concerns each and every one of us. "The threat of environmental degradation now looms greater than the threat of nuclear war." Patrick Henry said, "I know no way of judging the future but by the past." In the past man has trampled on the environment. "The word 'ecology' means 'a study of home.'" It means discovering what damage man has done, then finding ways to fix it.The Environmental Protection Agency is trying to fix our home, the planet Earth....   [tags: essays research papers] 671 words
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How Much Does It Cost to Save? - How Much Does It Cost to Save. The impact of software development offshore outsourcing has many economic and social impacts. Economically, India is thriving with GDP growth accelerating exponentially including having the potential to achieve double-digit growth.1 Meanwhile, in the United States, the numbers relating to developer jobs are quite the opposite. Most figures suggest that by 2015, roughly 3.3 million business-processing jobs will have moved abroad. As of July 2003, around 400,000 jobs already had.2 Socially, job loss has many strong emotional implications....   [tags: Economics Employment Jobs Essays]
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Save the teenagers from the evil inventions - Save the teenagers from the evil inventions "Hi. What did you do last night?" "Oh I talked to someone whom I've never met before. He's so cool I've got to meet him!" "Wow!" This might not make sense to you but it is a conversation you might hear in a teenage community. It is a lot different from those days when everyone used to read books, and a terrible problem has been recognised due to the adult's ignorance. The fast developing computing systems have enabled us to carry out many tasks - easier research, word processing, shopping from home… etc., and amongst them is 'easier communication'....   [tags: Computer Science] 818 words
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The Virus that Could Save Your Life - The Virus that Could Save Your Life The existence of viruses has been known ever since 1892 when the virus that causes the tobacco mosaic virus was isolated. Viruses are defined as organic entities made up of merely some genetic material and a protective protein coating. Alone, viruses are considered to be "dead" or inanimate, but when they are inside a cell, they are able to replicate in massive quantities. Although they had long been known, a virus's size or shape was not known until the 1940's with the development of the electron microscope....   [tags: Papers] 850 words
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Technology - Satellite Phones Save Lives - Satellite Phones Save Lives Satellite phones are now becoming more important in many situations. Some such situations are on hunting trips in Alaska, backcountry hiking trips, overseas trips, etc. These phones have been popular for a while now, but have always been too big and heavy. Also, it is hard to gain a good signal to get out and make a call if in an emergency situation. The phones need to be reduced to the size of a small cell phone, and the signals need to be much stronger, allowing better service when it is most needed....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1355 words
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Solar Energy May Save the Earth - Solar Energy May Save the Earth Abstract: The current energy situation with fossil fuels as the main source of the world’s energy has two main flaws: fossil fuels contribute to global warming via the greenhouse effect and they are limited in the quantity that remains. Solar power solves both of these problems and can be captured by utilizing photovoltaic cells. However, photovoltaic cells have their own drawbacks due to their high costs of installation and maintenance. The world currently functions through the use of fossil fuels....   [tags: Power Environment Global Warming]
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Energy Efficiency - “Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.” (Robert Frost). For the past month my class mates and I have been finding ways to become energy efficient and putting that information towards creating our own energy efficient home. After being put into groups we began to plan out how we were going to create a home design and turn it into a real scale model. At the beginning of this project I wasn’t aware of the fact that we would actually be learning things that could one day help us buy a home....   [tags: solutions, technology, save energy]
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Why the Dutch Failed to Save Their Jews During World War II - Synopsis A single telegram ended the peace. This small piece of paper meant the death of thousands of people. It was the Nazis declaration of war on the Netherlands. One of the most anti-Semitic regimes in recent history now occupied a country who had housed Jews for the last few centuries. Critics have blamed the large amounts of Jewish deaths on the lack of Dutch resistance to the Nazis. However, it was not the lack of moral responsibility amongst the non-Jews, but the insufficient finances and food supplies that caused the decimation of horrific amounts of Dutch Jews during World War II....   [tags: Nazis, War, World History]
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Analyze an argument Stanley Fish: Save the world on your own time - Higher educational systems allow students to adapt more to both theoretical and practical knowledge. Universities around the world offer programs of different criteria for their students. Civic engagement programs allow students to become a part of their community, which improves students’ social and moral experiences. Students who are civically engaged develop a series of skills apart from their education. Stanley Fish, an American literary theorist and a public intellectual writes and argues about the progression of education....   [tags: literary analysis, civic engagement]
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Stronger Gun Control Will Save Lives an Article by Christine Watkins - Gun Control in America is seen as ineffective, citizens believe gun control laws in place are not protecting lives, but taking them away. In order to solve this problem, many think more laws should be put in place. By doing so, they believe guns would no longer be in the hands of criminals and lives would not be ended before their time. In Christine Watkins’s article, “Stronger Gun Control Will Save Lives” She explains that if guns were objects that truly kept us safe, America would be the safest country in the world....   [tags: ineffective, gun control laws, weapon]
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Analysis of Song How to Save A Life by The Fray - The Fray's hit song, 'How To Save a Life,' tells a story of a mentor, also a friend, who is trying to 'save a life' of a troubled youth. The story starts off with the teenager and this friend sitting down to have a talk about what is wrong in the teen?s life. The second line reads, 'he walks, you say sit down it's just a talk,' this showing anger and fear of what might be brought up in conversation, so he tries to run away from the problem. Although neither individual wants to have the talk, they both respect each other enough to be polite, 'He smiles politely back at you/ You stare politely right on through.' Then the narrator mentions a metaphorical 'window to your right/As he goes left a...   [tags: essays research papers] 838 words
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Interracial Dating Explored in Save the Last Dance - Interracial Dating Explored in Save the Last Dance The movie, Save the Last Dance, goes along with all of our discussions and conversations about the visual difference between the black and white cultures and the stereotyping that Hollywood does of the two cultures. The movie shows the difference in the two cultures, according to Hollywood.you have your typical white middle-class suburban girl (Sarah) and your typical low-class black boy (Derrick). Save the Last Dance is a love story about the pros and cons that comes along with interracial dating....   [tags: Films Movies Analysis Relationships Essays] 942 words
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Analysis of Joy Williams' Save the Whales, Screw the Shrimp - Analysis of Joy Williams' Save the Whales, Screw the Shrimp Save the Whales, Screw the Shrimp is an essay written by Joy Williams, about the overwhelming complacency that todays culture shows towards nature.Williams argues in a very satirical way, that todays culture has all but completely lost touch with what nature really is, and that unless we as a nation change our morals regarding the role that nature plays in human existence, we may very well be witnessing the dawn of our own destruction....   [tags: Joy Williams Nature Ocean Essays Ecology] 899 words
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Cloning Could Save Species from going Extinct - Cloning Could Save Species from going Extinct It has been stated by many scientists, particularly those in the region of Japan, who believe that cloning could be used to save a species from extinction by cloning the dying members of the breed that is going extinct. However, this would pose several problems immediately. The most apparent is that cloning is indeed a long way off (although our extinction is supposedly farther in time). Although no one knows when cloning will develop into a full-fledged success, most scientists believe that it is at least fifty years off....   [tags: Papers] 1473 words
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Camera Cell Phone Technology Save Lives - Camera Cell Phones Save Lives My first year of college was approaching rapidly, and I was still trying to get my supplies gathered together. Most of my items I had already stockpiled, such as bedding, a computer and a fridge. One item missing on my list was a cell phone. My parents had insisted that I purchased one when I got my driver's license, but I never seemed to find the time to get one. Being a teenage girl in this day of age, my parents thought I should always have a way to get help in emergency situations....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1417 words
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Save the Rainforest! - We are supposed to be good stewards of this earth while we are still living on it. God gave us this planet to inhabit and have dominion over everything on and in it. That means that we are responsible for keeping it clean, for protecting it from harm or depletion and we have to preserve and replenish the earth. It is sad to say but humans have played their part in deteriorating the earth. We have polluted and killed the very thing that takes care of us. If you ride by any lake or river you find trash and debris around it....   [tags: Ecology ] 995 words
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