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Red Scare Fear by Hitler

- ... To prevent even the discussion of Socialism or Communism all democratic liberties are destroyed. The most influential profit makes form a partnership with the Fascist politicians for the complete control of the state so that the power of police and soldiers may be used to punish all dissenters.” (Miller, p.74) Politically, Hitler associated inequality with Communism, and implemented new policies, such as greater pension and less unemployment, to attract more people, even communists when they saw such better opportunities....   [tags: nazi party, self-interest]

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Fear Of The Atomic Age

- Have you ever experienced that feeling when your heart beat goes into hyper drive, your palms start to perspire, and your muscles tense up. Fear is an emotion that everyone has succumbed to at least once in their lifetime. Our fears are like our shadows, for they follow us around to wherever we may go. They are lingering in the back of our minds from the moment we wake up in the morning until our heads hit the pillow at night. Fears are so powerful, however, that they can even crawl into our dreams and manifest into other beings....   [tags: Night of the Living Dead, The Zombies]

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Monsanto 's Harvest Of Fear

- Wars, complete with spies and lawyers masquerading as foot soldiers, rage ceaselessly in American homes. Some are as foreign as Samsung and Apple’s technology infringements, making headlines with fines and court declarations. Others deliver mail warnings against infringement for tracked, pirated media. But a more widespread and unnoticed battle grips the fields, supermarkets, and kitchens of America. Barlett and Steele’s “Monsanto’s Harvest of Fear” interpretation of Monsanto Company’s affect on the agricultural industry, its communities, and on consumers in the course of its aggressive expansion is both aggressive and unfair....   [tags: Genetically modified organism]

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Notes On Fear Of Love

- Essay #3 Philophobia: fear of love or falling in love. Feelings you get when you’ve been hurt over and over again by multiple people or even someone you truly loved. A feeling you think you will never overcome, no matter how much you grow. For me this was something new, falling for a damaged individual was never in my plan. When I first met my “forever” I was only 13, and here it is 6 years later and “forever” will never exist again. We met as friends, and I never wanted more because our friendship was so rare....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, 2008 singles]

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The Word "Cancer" Strikes Fear

- ... A sporadic cell change or mutation is usually what causes childhood cancer. (“Cancer in Children”) As mentioned, some cancers have been associated with repetitive exposures to specific environmental influences or risk factors. A risk factor is anything that may increase a person's chance of developing a disease. A risk factor does not necessarily cause the disease, but it may make the body less resistant to it. Genetic disorders and cell mutations are known to alter the immune system. The immune system is a complex system that functions to protect our bodies from infection and disease....   [tags: tumor, cell mutation, survivor]

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Primal Fear By William Diehl

- In the novel Primal Fear by William Diehl, there are many ethical dilemmas in the entire novel. This is to be expected because the plot of the novel was centered around a court case. The stakeholders involved were the attorneys, judges, the citizens of Chicago, as well as the people being defended in court. The three main characters of the novel were the ones involved in the major ethical dilemmas. With the center of the novel being around the court case, there are many different aspects pertaining to the law....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Business ethics, Virtue]

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Don 't Fear The Enemy

- Don’t Fear the Enemy As early as it is, I’m sitting outside of class patiently waiting for my teacher to open the classroom. It’s the first week of school and I’m still trying to get used to my new high school in California. On warm and beautiful Wednesday morning, the sun rises and the majestic birds open up their wings as they fly across the sky. The cool and breezy air rushes pass my body as I begin to take deep breaths, “Ahhhhhhh”. The weather begins to remind me of home back on O’ahu. My mind and body is mentally and physically prepared for school....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles, 2002 albums]

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Should College The Same Fear?

- When thinking about college the same fear is established in just about every student’s mind. How am I going to pay for college. With an increase in college tuition in the past ten years, that question has become more frequent. Whether it is a private or public institution, the price is still no pocket change and how to pay for it has become harder and harder to accomplish. In today’s society, the average person can not get as far as they’d hope without a college education. With that accomplishment of receiving a college education, comes the dreaded loans that some students have and pass on to their children....   [tags: Debt, Loan, University, Education finance]

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Science Lecture Hall With Fear

- Coming into to college, I was not sure what to expect all I knew was that I needed to work hard and I would be fine. I was now officially an adult and no one could make choose how I spend this great amount of time. All of the free time I had I didn’t use it properly which hurt me. It was October 14, 2016 I walked into the Physical Science Lecture Hall with fear. During the test, I found myself skipping over a lot of the questions and looking up at time every few minutes. In contrast, the other 300 plus students who, sat in the burgundy chairs with the small brown desks, had their heads down answering the exam questions....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles, Friendship, Better]

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Primal Fear By Gregory Hoblit

- The movie primal fear was directed by Gregory Hoblit and was released in 1996. It is a crime-thriller film based on William Diehl’s 1993 novel with the same name. Hoblit tells a story of a defense attorney Martin Vail who defends Aaron Stampler the altar boy who has been charged with a murder of a catholic archbishop. Hoblit portrays Martin Vail as a white male in his forties, wealthy and well known lawyer who loves public limelight and Aaron Stampler as a simple young boy who was born in a small town of Kentucky and moved to Chicago and ended up as a beggar on the streets where archbishop spotted him and took him to his savior house....   [tags: Dissociative identity disorder]

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Fear, Flight, And Fate

- In this paper I will discuss Richard Wright’s novel which was divided into three books, fear, flight, and fate. This novel was written about a young black named Bigger Thomas who lived in Chicago in the 1930’s. Bigger struggles with realizing limited opportunities and resisting, hating, and fearing. Bigger Thomas felt forced into a corner by discrimination as he felt frustrated by racism. Bigger later felt as if he had the power over the Caucasian population once he murdered a white woman and a white man....   [tags: Black people, White people, White Latin American]

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On-Going Fear of AIDS

- AIDS isn’t a disease people have known about since the 1800s. In fact, it wasn’t even known as AIDS until a couple years after its discovery in the 1980s. Before, it was called Gay Related Immunodeficiency Disease, or GRID (“Natural History of HIV/AIDS”). And because of the fact it wasn’t discovered until the 1980s, people feared the disease and still do to this day. It’s been thirty years and many are still not properly educated about AIDS (Hawkins 16). The fear, stigmatization, and discrimination of people with AIDS and the disease in general have many underlying factors....   [tags: Disease/Disorders]

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Fear in Today's Schools

- The role of our schools is to give an education to children and get them ready for lives as adults. As with many other aspects of our society today, our school systems have issues that make this goal hard to accomplish. These issues range from the small, such as the cafeteria food being disgusting, to big problems, like no respect between teachers and students. One problem not completely looked at in depth is fear. Fear is in our lives everyday; from being scared of a little spider, to being scared of having no one to sit with at the lunch table....   [tags: teach, lesson, students, teachers]

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From Fear to Courage

- From Fear to Courage When new soldiers go to fight in a war, they never know what’s coming. Although events are preserved in stories by the veterans, nothing can capture the real thing. Seeing everything up close and personal can change a person dramatically. Soldiers may never be the same after traumatic events such as these. Wars test a person and shows how strong not just physically, but mentally, one is. Stephen Crane, throughout his novel, The Red Badge of Courage, creates three distinct tones by utilizing the stylistic devices of imagery and figurative language, which reinforce Crane’s fearful, unworthy and courageous attitude on the realities of war....   [tags: Classic American Literature]

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Constant Fear within Society

- Fear is an emotion, which is impossible for humans to not face in their lives. Some may experience that fear because of their government. When there is fear throughout the society, it keeps the people within that society obedient and reliant on the government. The constant sense of terror is what could keep people hopeless and scared to express their own thoughts and beliefs. The role of violence is used by the totalitarian government of 1984 by George Orwell to gain complete control over their citizens by using violence physically, psychologically, and motivationally towards the people of Oceania....   [tags: phycially, psychologically, motivationally]

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Fear of public speaking

- Your chest is tight and you feel like you’re on fire. Your chest is tight ant you’re burning up. The flash cards in your hands are crumpled from you squeezing them obsessively. You look up and see dozens of eyes staring at you, waiting expectantly. Taking a deep breath, you stumble through the speech. When it’s finally over, you practically run back to your seat, cheeks flaming bright red. You slump down, already dreading the next time you’ll have to deal with your upmost fear: public speaking. For as long as I can remember, public speaking has always been one of my greatest weaknesses....   [tags: education, weakness]

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Our Fear of Death

- “No one knows whether death is really the greatest blessing a man can have, but they fear it is the greatest curse, as if they knew well.” –Plato. This quote stresses that death is a natural part of life that everyone will have to deal with, and for most, it is a very uneasy subject which most try to avoid. But why do we all try to avoid the subject of death. I do not believe we are scared of death itself, we fear what will happen after death. Death has been the one the top debated matters for thousands of years in view of the fact that individuals have different views depending on religion or just personal belief....   [tags: religion, reincarnation, nirvana]

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Life of Fear: Laos

- There is a small country in Southeast Asia of just over six and a half million people called Laos. (“Laos Demographics Profile…”). The six and a half million residents of Laos live in a country where human rights violations occur frequently. The Lao Peoples Democratic Republic is a country under a one party communist rule (“Laos Country…”). Laos is a coutry still developing, with most of the population in small areas. Often instead of cities you will find people in villages. In Laos, disappearances of human rights activists are worryingly frequent with the government regime denying their part in the kidnapping of these people....   [tags: human rights, violations, communism, Asia]

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Fear of Educated Women

- Nearly 300 young female students in Northern Nigeria were kidnapped by the terrorist group, Boko Haram, one month ago. The fear of progression and the threat to extremism causes a target on these girls. With an education these girls will be more powerful and filled with the knowledge to transform a society, something these extremist groups will continue to try desperately to stop, sparing no lives. It is a sad time when girls don’t go to school because they are afraid reading books will cause their deaths....   [tags: Terrorism, Male-Controlled Scoiety]

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Traveling with Fuller and Thoreau

- Traveling with Fuller and Thoreau The mid 1800’s was a time of continued physical exploration of the landscape of America, and an era of opportunity for an intimate inspection of the land; areas sometimes found by the traveler with the assistance of Travel Journals and maps. These detailed records, reflected a destination, and also allowed an intellectual travel of the mind. In Margaret Fuller’s, “Summer on the Lake,” and Henry David Thoreau, “Cape Cod,” we experience both their physical, and internal travels, and how each author relates, both physically and mentally, to the natural landscape; the similarities, the...   [tags: Literary Analysis, Summer on the Lake, Cape Cod]

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On The Fear Of Death

- The title "On The Fear Of Death," caught my eye as I was skimming the text for a story. After some thought, I concluded that the word "death" means more to me than most of my peers. I grew up as the daughter of a hard working man, one with an uncommon occupation. My father is a mortician. "On The Fear Of Death" intrigued me because many adopt such a negative view of death. Kubler-Ross takes the concept of death and embraces it, perhaps allowing her to ease her own fear of mortality....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Staple Diet Of Africa

- Food is one of the most important parts of celebrations for, births, deaths, and marriages around the world. It is an important staple in everyday living and a person cannot survive without it. Food and culture are closely intertwined, cultures of every part of the world go to considerable lengths to obtain and prepare meals for important celebrations. In this paper I hope to inform you of the different staple diets of Africa, some important celebrations that use food in their celebrations, and the culture that completes the circle....   [tags: Africa, South Africa, Cape Malays, Food]

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The Emotion of Fear

- Fear Do all living things fear something. Those with minds surely have many and various fears, but even the simplest organisms must have fear, for fear is such a powerful feeling. Fear is all around us and is felt in every corner of the earth. Fear is the emotion or feeling that a living creature gets when its physical or mental life is interrupted by a change that causes the creature concern.      We humans especially, fear many different things: death, disease, old age, commitment, noises in the night, pain, responsibility, work, being too fat or too thin, or any number of other things....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Emotions of Fear

- The Emotions of Fear Fear is defined as an emotion that is bought on by a threat to an individual's well-being. This is often expressed as anxiety and elicits a reaction in which an individual will choose to 'fight or flight'. A phobia is an intense fear of something specific e.g. an animal or a situation. The reaction towards a phobic stimulus is often irrational and is very often followed by an intense anxiety response. Many psychologists have researched these aspects of human emotions and in this investigation the researcher's aim is to find out how fear correlates to the negative description of an animal....   [tags: Papers]

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The Fear Of Science

- The Fear of Science To live in the today's world is to be surrounded by the products of science. For it is science that gave our society color television, the bottle of aspirin, and the polyester shirt. Thus, science has greatly enhanced our society; yet, our society are still afraid of the effect of science. This fear of science can be traced back to the nineteenth century where scientist had to be secretative in experimenting with science. Although science did wonders in the nineteenth century, many people feared science and its effects because of the uncertainty results of science....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Fear of Science

- The Fear of Science My whole life I have loved science. The fact that people, mankind, has the ability to invent things that make our world better, easier, or even worse off amazes me. I am absolutely astounded by science. Every single aspect of science is fascinating, from cancer research to the periodic table of elements, all is so interesting. Why people abandon, reject or have no interest in science is a question that I propose. Is it because they purely do not care. Or maybe it is fear. Resistance to science is born of fear (Bishop 241)....   [tags: Scientific Essays Papers]

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Fear of the Water

- It was three weeks before my third birthday. The razor sharp air seemed to laugh at my winter coat, gloves, and hat. My Mother was pushing me along in a stroller at Carson Park. Walking briskly along the pond trail to keep warm, hiding that she did not want to be there. She knew that I loved to come look at the pond in the winter, and she braved the weather because of my birthday. I looked up with my curious eyes, trying to figure out why it was that the ducks left in the winter, why the water looked hard, and how people walked on the water like in the Bible....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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The Cycle of Fear

- Native Son by Richard Wright is a piece of literature that is meant to demonstrate how fear in the white community drives society to label blacks as dangerous, immoral, and subhuman. The main character, Bigger Thomas, embodies all of the preconceptions and secret fears that people associate with black Americans. He lies, he steals, he is violent, and by the end of the story he is a rapist and a murderer. The first time he is given an opportunity to improve his family’s life, he tries to adapt, but because of a turn of fate he has to throw his chances away....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Face of Fear

- The Face of Fear "You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop and look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, '...I can take the next thing that comes along.'...You must do the thing you think you cannot do (Eleanor Roosevelt)." Every time I read these words, I am able to see the truth in them. College to me is the next step that I must take in life. Although this next step comes with much trepidation and apprehension, it is a necessary step that I must take to forever better and prepare myself for the life that I wish to lead....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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A Night of Fear

- A Night of Fear Have you ever been in a situation, where you have to choose a spiritual path, the good way or the bad way. Well I was in that situation quite a few years ago and the way I chose was dire…. The old preacher used to say to me, 'let Jesus come into your heart' but I wouldn't listen I always used to think that, that was for the older people. I used to think, why not enjoy my youth, why should I deprive my self of going to party's, getting smashed every weekend, taking drugs why should I deprive myself of all this enjoyed because I've given my life to Christ....   [tags: Papers]

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Storm Fear

- The poem “Storm Fear” by Robert Frost describes a scene in which “the wind works against us in the dark.” Throughout the poem, the frozen landscape acts as an antagonist fighting against man. In the classic novella Ethan Frome, author Edith Wharton also personifies the landscape. The village of Starkfield, New England during the harsh winters is also an antagonist, prohibiting the characters from communicating with each other effectively. Throughout both works the environment causes Ethan and the speaker of the poem to suppress their feelings until it is too late to act....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Robert Frost]

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The Danger Of Fear Is Fear By Franklin D. Roosevelt, President Of The United States

- In his first inaugural address, former President of The United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “The only thing to fear is fear itself”. Even the most powerful weapons, tsunamis, or calamities that befall man cannot be compared to the dangers of fear we generate in our minds. Fear is defined as being an “unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain, or harm”, which most people are unaware of, and yet it has become a prevalent emotion in our society. This psychological disorder has the ability to take complete control over one’s mind and thus renders one unable to accomplish their goals in life, as fear is standing in their way....   [tags: Holden Caulfield, The Catcher in the Rye, Anxiety]

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Don't Fear Change

- What are you afraid of. Many people are afraid of many things such as death, heights, bugs, or public speaking; but the fear of change ranks high in the list of things that trigger anxiety (Radwan). Is there a reasonable answer why people neglect change nowadays. In fact, there is more than one answer to this question. Change has become such an important aspect of our everyday life that it is impossible to ignore. When it comes to the idea of change, most people will readily agree that some individuals try their hardest to avoid change....   [tags: Psychology ]

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Fear in Lord of the Flies by William Golding

- In the novel The Lord of the Flies by William Golding, a group of English schools boys are stranded on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The boys’ plane crashed into the ocean in a futuristic war-ridden world. In these dire times, the boys manage to create a hierarchy and assign different roles to all of them. Throughout the novel, a human element of fear terrorizes their island society. Fear is the key element in the novel. It controls how their island society functions and it controls the boys’ actions....   [tags: society, supernationa., beast]

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Perspectives on Fear: The Crucible and the McCarthy Era

- Lying is bad but the fear that can come from it is worse. Fear can rule a person which drives them to extreme and irrational acts that can shape society in a negative way. We as people are so accustomed to how we should act that during times of fear and crisis our vision is blurred and sometimes our decision making abilities are impaired. We often look past at how much fear can affect us and our society. Starting from Salem 1692 and going to the McCarthy era fear ruled the people and even now in present time America we are constantly living in fear....   [tags: mccarthy era, government]

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Should We Fear Death Because It Is Bad Or Not Fear Non Existence?

- Should we fear death because it is bad or not fear non-existence. According to Fred Feldman, death is bad for a person when it deprives that person of good things that would have happened if he had lived. John Doe died due to an accident he had with a trolley. Doe’s death is bad because of the near possible world, the deprivation approach, and his premature death. It’s also considered bad because we may love life. The first reason to why death may be bad is because of a near possible world. A near possible world is a scenario where John would still be alive....   [tags: Death, Life, Personal life, Afterlife]

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Fear Shredding in the Articles by Hamad and Ahwal

- Though they have the same belief in fighting fears, each author described it from a different perspective depending on the personal experience each of them had. Terry Ahwal described in her article the fear at war and how she overcame it by thinking of the soldiers as humans like her, and all humans are the same. In contrast, the author Mohamad Hamad, in his article he speaks about a technique used to fight the fear of loss by planting unreal ideas in mind to forget about real facts causing this fear....   [tags: War, Reality]

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Fear in A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

- Throughout A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness, Conor, the protagonist worries about many issues. He suffers through all the emotions he has to combat about his mother's battle with cancer. However, the greatest emotion Conor has conflict is with fear itself. He is so fearful of countless issues he has to struggle with such as the fact he might have to possibly live with his grandmother for the rest of his life, or if he might not stay with his father the way Conor would like to. Primarily what Conor suffers through the most is the fear of his own mother's health....   [tags: Cancer, Adversity]

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Regilion Influence on Death, Fear, and Time

- ... Christians also believe in a concept of purgatory, this is a temporary place of punishment for Christians who haven’t confessed their sins. The impression of hell is projected through most religions and sparks fear into a lot of people and it is for this reason that people start to fear death. People get overly attached to life committing sins but when there time is over they fear they will go to hell. These two religions have similar outcomes when it comes to them both believing in heaven and hell after death....   [tags: believe, factors, perceptions, view]

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Fear No Evil, Fear No Shot: Vaccinating Children Should Be Considered Safe

- Illnesses such as pertussis, meningitis, and the flu are not extinct, nor are they easily treated if contracted, particularly by children. However, it seems that some parents of small children will not consent to have their children vaccinated against these and other life-threatening illnesses because they are convinced that some of these vaccinations cause SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), autism, or have other serious side effects. Although many studies have been conducted, and the majority have found no cause for alarm, many parents are still skeptical....   [tags: Medical Research]

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Racism Is Still Undeniable, But Fear And Ignorance

- Since the land was first “discovered” in 1492 by Christopher Columbus, racism has played a huge part in America’s past and present, and more than likely, future as well. While many would claim that racism in “virtually nonexistent” in today’s society, they are exceptionally misguided. The existence of racism in the South specifically is still undeniable, even in 2015. The causes of racism in the modern South can be boiled down to two things: fear and ignorance. Most will agree that racism has its roots in fear, but fear of what exactly....   [tags: Racism, Ku Klux Klan, Race, Discrimination]

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The Overall Fear Of Crime Of Males And Females

- In this assignment, we were asked to analyze the data provided to us by a questionnaire, this data was based on the overall fear of crime of males and females. The dependent variable of the data was the overall fear of crime. The overall fear of crime was the dependent variable because it was the variable being measured. The overall fear rate was determined by the responses the male and female participants gave. The overall fear rate of each participant made it possible to calculate the mean, median, mode, range, variance, and standard deviation giving us an idea of this data sets distribution....   [tags: Standard deviation, Arithmetic mean, Mean]

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Theme of Fear in George Orwell's Novels

- Fear within the ignorant animals of Animal Farm and defeated humans of 1984 exist to uphold each novel’s totalitarian government. Each of these George Orwell novels delve into the power and manipulation of an absolute dictatorship. Napoleon in Animal Farm and Big Brother in 1984 both claim the newly established system of authority is of superior quality than the preceding regime. Apprehension is due to both fictional and realistic threats, twisted for the government’s power-hungry use. Feelings of fear permit the pigs and the Party to control devotion and independence in ignorant citizens....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Phobias Fighting the Fear by Helen Saul

- Imagine walking into a party and thick mob people. A woman walks in at the same time with a horrified look on her face. She grabs her head, she is shaking, her eyes close, and she starts to hyperventilate. This woman has a fear of crowds. Fears like, what this woman has, develop into phobias. People live their lives in fear and are consumed by it but some fear is actually good. Too much fear can result in a phobia. A phobia is a fear that interferes with normal living. This fear can be so over bearing that it can cause someone to have stomach aches, high blood pressure, ulcers, skin rashes, headaches, and other health problems (Orr, 1999)....   [tags: memory, terror, hippocrates]

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The Overall Fear Of Crime Of Males And Females

- In this assignment we were asked to analyze the data provided to us by a questionnaire, this data was based on the overall fear of crime of males and females. The dependent variable of the data was the overall fear of crime. The overall fear of crime was the dependent variable because it was the variable being measured. The overall fear rate was determined by the responses the male and female participants gave. The overall fear rate of each participant made it possible to calculate of the mean, median, mode, range, variance, and standard deviation giving us an idea of this data sets distribution....   [tags: Standard deviation, Arithmetic mean, Mean]

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Fear and Manipulation in Arthur Miller's The Crucible

- Fear and Manipulation in Arthur Miller's The Crucible Fear holds a great control over any mortal human-being through daunting and restricted words, most commonly seen while anyone is under pressure. While being controlled over fear, you may come to realize that you are being manipulated to the possibilities of a threatened punishment and may also be mislead by lies. Arthur Miller’s classic novel, The Crucible takes place in Salem, Massachusetts, where a lot of times fear would be used to control anyone to blame another of witchcraft....   [tags: Arthur Miller, Crucible]

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Analysis of Frightning Fear in "Little Brother"

- Analysis of Frightening Fear in “Little Brother” Fear is what many of the dictators are made out of and it has now become one of the biggest and most common ways of ruling over people today. The use of fear is being spread across the world quite fast and it is being used as a top technique for many things. Whether it is a mother teaching behaviour to her kid or a bank loan that you still haven’t paid, fear will always do the trick and this is what our world is turning into. Kids that need love and care to have a good upbringing and to be told not to do bad stuff are now being taught off by fear not because they want control of their child but because scaring a child is easier than teachin...   [tags: literature, Cory Doctorow]

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The Power of Fear in Things Fall Apart

- ... This fear drives him to do whatever he can to not become a failure like his father which ironically contributes to his death. While Okonkwo was a strong and important figure in his tribe, he had to keep his reputation that way by making some hard decisions. One of them was when he had to kill Ikemefuna, a young boy from the neighboring tribe. Okonkwo started accepting the decision to kill Ikemefuna because he started to call Okonkwo father. He had to keep his own valor intact and kill the boy to prevent himself from showing any weakness, but deep down, Okonkwo was really upset because of what he did which was ironic, “’When did you become a shivering old woman,' Okonkwo asked himself, 'y...   [tags: Chinua Achebe, story analysis]

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Fear : The Prey Cycle For Our Dogs

- Fear is physical; for our dogs and many times for us as well. Fear is also intimately involved in the prey cycle for our dogs. Every step in the predatory sequence produces it 's own internal rewards via the production of hormones and endorphins. These chemicals create tension and pleasure seeking feelings in the dog so that the hunt continues long enough to gain the prize. Once the prey is killed the tension is release, the hormones, endocrines and endorphins are absorbed back into the body and the dog becomes calm....   [tags: Predation, Dog, Apex predator, Debut albums]

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Fear And Its Effect On The Human Spirit

- Fear. A word that has controlled my entire life. I would not be able to move faster than possible, fight harder than possible, or think harder than possible without the most powerful impulse of the human spirit, fear. If you asked me three years ago if I’m scared of success, I would simply tell you no. I wasn’t afraid because I had no clue what it took to be successful. I believed things were going to be handed to me, so my desire to achieve something was blocked by stubbornness. As of now, I fear success....   [tags: Turn LP, Aerosmith, Anxiety, Turn]

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Fear Eating Away at Gilbert Grape

- ... The examples also introduce the idea of fear of the family because everything he decides on is based on the family’s approval. Therefore, the relationship between Gilbert and his family grow into an extremely complicated one. The relationship between the Grapes became strained when Gilbert’s father committed suicide. Since then, Gilbert has harbored feelings of frustration and anger towards his family, especially his mother. However, the fear of his own family causes Gilbert to retain venom towards his mother....   [tags: Peter Hedges, story analysis]

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The Fear of the Noose in The Crucible by Arthur Miller

- ... Even as it is a lie Tituba will do whatever it takes to save her. “I want to open myself. I saw Sarah Good, Goody Osburn, and Bridget Bishop with the devil. (Abigail 48)”. Abigail too has seen the fear and of the noose as she starts to tell lies and put others in danger. Throughout the story accusation becomes the main part of witchery as well as the noose. Just to save oneself trouble has to be brought upon other. As seen the noose brings out one’s inner fear, capable enough to make a pure soul lie in order to be saved....   [tags: witcher, honestry, truth, scapegoat]

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Fear and Ignorance: The Worst of All Evils

- Fear releases evil within man’s heart. In William Golding's novel, Lord of the Flies, British schoolboys become castaways on an uninhabited island. As the boys live on the island, rumors of a beast circulate, bringing to light the boys’ inner savagery. The boys' moral degradation becomes even more apparent when they are compared to Simon, a pure soul who, despite suffering from epilepsy, treks up a dangerous mountain to discover the truth about the beast. Religious symbols, such as Simon, the Lord of the Flies, and the setting, show that when good and evil collide, fear and ignorance become dangerous enemies of reason....   [tags: Lord of the Flies, William Golding]

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Searching Happiness : Love, Fear, And Money

- Searching happiness in love, fear, and money “Hector and the Search for Happiness” film by Peter Chelsom demonstrates what happiness looks like and how come it is important to our life in depth and in an entertaining way. The movie demonstrates many things across the movie, but the three main things that being emphasized the most were love, fear, and money. These points are connected very strongly and affect almost all of our happiness because we cannot miss any points of it in the modern life, and it is motivating make us happy....   [tags: Want, Happiness, WANT, Love]

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Fear in the Characters of The Crucible by Arthur Miller

- ... The fear within had won and changed him to do his dirty deed in which lead to the major consequences of Abigail being kicked out and lead to her massive obsession with proctor. His action gave her own personal demon within the key to its self to be set free and cause her to crazy with jealousy. So john proctors demon was to start the chain of events because he did not confront the evil within himself for it to spread to the rest of them all. Abigail a simple girl in a simple time you would think but on the outside a beautiful girl but inside a demon was on the break out of itself....   [tags: greed, consequences, power]

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Fear And Brainwashing : A Long Way Gone

- Fear and Brainwashing There are kids hesitant to watch the fireworks because of fear. They fear the darkness at night, loud noises, and large crowds with people they don’t know. For some kids, fear has a negative impression and long term effect psychologically. They try hard to avoid and escape from the situation. Not every kid is lucky enough to escape from their fears. Much worse than the holiday trauma, there are many children in the African Ivory Coast, who suffer from diseases, hunger, poverty, and rape....   [tags: Soldier, Military, Army, Military use of children]

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A Critique of “Share Jesus Without Fear”

- Liberty Theological Seminary A Critique of “Share Jesus Without Fear”   Bibliographical Entry Fay, William. Share Jesus Without Fear (2nd edition). Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2000. Author Information William “Bill” Fay experienced life on a rollercoaster. His seemingly normal childhood and youth was followed by a double dose of selfishness with a little crime to go along. He was a self-made man, so long as you didn’t count the victims of his crooked gambling. Fay became aware of a growing emptiness that could not be satiated....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Fear of Difference Assists Oppression, not Revolution

- Some would say that fear causes rash acts of rebellion. However, fear of difference actually causes complacency of an oppressed people. Should the fear be on the part of the oppressors, such as in Nazi Germany or 17-19th century America, it is easy to dehumanize the oppressed, claiming that the differences are “wrong,” and that oppression is merely the result of wrongdoing on the part of the oppressed. Claims like this can rally peoples against the oppressed, and places the moral blame on the oppressed, often causing the oppressed to internalize this claim of wrongdoing....   [tags: Dehumanization, World History]

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Competition For Never Fear Being Different

- Competition for Never Fear Being Different is seen from two ways; Social media competition and Speaking appearance competition. From a social media standpoint, NFBD is in competition with many accounts who post motivational or inspiring pieces of content. Although they admire others trying to inspire people, NFBD wants to be known as THE account to go to for positive and inspiring posts. In terms of speaking appearances, it 's the same thing since they want others to inspire each other but they would like to be the leader in that movement....   [tags: Sales, Marketing, Security clearance, Competition]

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Case Study : ' Fear Of Being Putdown

- Scenario 3: Kathy tells you she has been clean and sober from heroin for 4 of the 6 months you have been seeing her. You know that Kathy has been passing her UA’s, but you also know that she is not staying away from her past using friends. Kathy mentions that she thinks about using often and says that when she talks to you those feeling amplify. You mention that you were a past drug user and understand those feelings. Kathy calls you a “know it all bitch” and storms out of the room because she thinks you’re trying to understand her....   [tags: Cognition, Risk, Decision making, Psychology]

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Fear is Insanity and Destruction: Lord of the Flies

- What is insanity. Insanity can be described in different ways and as different things. It can be either as simple as something that is foolish or as serious as being either unstable or without a sense of mind. In simpler terms, insanity is the idea of being insane and crazy. Insanity is obsession with something that isn’t understood. When something either isn’t understood or isn’t logical, it is feared. This fear overcomes humanity, thus driving humanity to insanity. Destruction is the act of causing so much damage to something, that it is no longer repairable....   [tags: Golding, literature, psychology]

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The Dangers Of Children With Stress, Fear, And Anger

- There are many ways to cope with stress, fear, and anger. Some people use alcohol or drugs to cope. Others can’t and do harm to themselves. I chose a positive way to escape my troubles. My difficulties started when I was young around the age of four, continuing to the present day. I was bullied, always aggressive, and am always overwhelmed with stress. I found a way to control these problems through reading books. I read books as a means to cope with these negative emotions and improve my ability to make my life better....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, Anger, Ugly sisters]

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Fear : Enjoyment Within Haunted Houses

- FEAR: Enjoyment Within Haunted Houses Human beings are diverse in what they like, dislike, and share with each other. As reality has shown human beings have emotions that either tell one to laugh or run away. Emotions are not usually controlled and when one has an opposite reaction to the emotion present it creates a question about why. Fear, for instance, is an emotion that usually elicits a fight or flight response. When fear elicits enjoyment, something deeper about our emotions are at work....   [tags: Scientific method, Research, Psychology]

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Fear Of Terrorism : The Lone Wolf Terrorist

- As fear of terrorism from both foreign and domestic groups has increased since 9/11, so has the fear from those who are not a part of any terror group. The lone wolf, a term used to describe those who do not act with others but instead plan and carry out their attacks alone. A lone wolf terrorist, know more officially as a homegrown violent extremist, is a person who may be influenced by the ideals of a group including a terrorist group, but has no actual connection to that group. The fear of attacks from homegrown violent extremists has only increased over the years with the acts of many mass shooting incidents that have taken place in the United States....   [tags: Terrorism, Federal Bureau of Investigation]

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The Cold War Was A Fear Of The Word `` Nuclear ``

- I’ve always had a fear of the word “nuclear.” I grew up during the Cold War when nuclear war was a reasonable fear. Nuclear radiation was a vague thing that you had to be protected against. Avoiding bites from radioactive spiders was important, unless you wanted to become like Spider-Man, and gamma radiation was responsible for turning Bruce Banner into The Hulk (Spider-Man; Hulk). While these examples are of course fiction, it shows the mystery that surrounded radioactive material. It wasn’t understood what it was, just that it was dangerous, and as a country we put our trust into our governments’ hands to take care of disposing of this dangerous substance they were creating....   [tags: Nuclear weapon, World War II, Nuclear fission]

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Tension and Fear Throughout "The Monkey's Paw"

- How does the author create fear and tension in the story. . Brief summary of the plot (not more than one paragraph) . Look at each part of the story explaining how tension and fear is created. Think about language, climax/anticlimax, gothic features, setting and use of sense. . Conclude by giving your thoughts and feelings about the story and how successful you think it was as a gothic tale. The monkey’s paw is a gothic tale. The tale is about a family of three named the Whites....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Culture of Fear in America Provided by the Media

- Today, most people do not really care about the right things for their society such as environmental problems or how to improve healthcare system, social programs, and human rights. Instead, they spend most of their time to focus on and discuss about the wrong things such as crime and war around them. Therefore, people become extremely fearful and mistrust toward society. In the 2002 movie, Bowling for Columbine, filmmaker Michael Moore argues that gun violence is caused by the culture of fear that is fed by media by providing examples and reasons that violence has been flourished in America more than any other countries....   [tags: TV Talk Shows, Movies]

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The Matrix: Fear of Technology in a Dystopian World

- The Matrix: Fear of Technology in a Dystopian World Millions of people flock to the movie theater year after year on a quest to be entertained. Even a mediocre movie has the ability to take the audience to another place, escaping the realities of their own life, if only for a mere two hours. Some movies are simply pure entertainment. And then, there are those movies that provoke conversation long after the film has been viewed. Dystopian themes are not new, and have historically provided a template to gage the course of human existence....   [tags: Movie, Theater, FIlm Analysis, Dystopia]

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Students Regarding Fear Of A School Shooter

- Sitting in a hard chair at the police station crying, 19 year-old Megan is reporting a case of rape. She was pulled into an alley while walking home from her night class and was sexually assaulted. Megan did not ask for this calamity, but she did ask to be allowed to carry a concealed weapon on campus to protect herself. In this case it was too late for Megan, but maybe this unfortunate event can be used to help others like Megan in the future. Students should be allowed to carry concealed weapons on campus to protect themselves from rape and assault or if a school shooting were to occur....   [tags: Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm]

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A Call to the Task: The Attunement of Fear and Trembling

- In the “Attunement” of Soren Kierkegaard’s Fear and Trembling, the author produces four beautiful variations on God’s temptation of Abraham in Genesis 22. In each, Abraham fails at his test in some way; even though in each he offers his son, he misses the full movements of philosophy and faith that the true Abraham completed. Each is closed by a brief image of a child being weaned, presumably a metaphor of the past story. Characteristically of Kierkegaard’s non-prescriptive style, we are told that these stories are the way in which a certain man has tried to understand Abraham; we are invited, but not forced, into contemplation of these various stories....   [tags: Literary Review]

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Holden's Fear of Change in The Catcher in the Rye

- People rebel for a cause. In the book “The Catcher in the Rye” , the protagonist, Holden Caulfield is living in a school called Pencey Prep. Holden is failing all of his classes except English, and he often curses and smokes cigarettes in his dorm. One of Holden’s main problems in life is the death of his brother Allie. Allie, who died of leukemia 3 years prior to the events of the book, was the only person who deeply understood Holden. When Allie died, Holden broke all of the windows in his garage while breaking his own hand....   [tags: The Catcher in the Rye Essays]

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A World Without The Fear Of War And Terrorism

- Can you imagine a world without the fear of war and terrorism. It would make Earth a better place but we know that is not realistic. Both war and terrorism destroy lives and countries. The damage that occurs is unfathomable. Not only are lives lost but the economic impact to the area is astonishing. The land, people, and culture will forever be affected. War is an inevitable part of life. Just like change, conflict is something that will always arise in life. No matter how many times we wish and pray for world peace, war will always exist....   [tags: World War II, War, United States, Nuclear weapon]

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The, Social, And Social Construction Of Fear And Risk

- On November 13th, 2015 the world was shocked to discover that terrorists had attacked Paris, however in the latest string of terrorist attacks one must pose the question of whom terrorism impacts the most. Traditionally, in terrorism the victim is the group or region in which the attack is target. Recently, we have seen a large shift in the brunt of the backlash being placed toward minority religions that are simply blemished by small groups of extremists, thus painting an unjust image of the religion entirely....   [tags: Sociology, Race, Extremism, Terrorism]

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The German 's And Greater Fear For The Fuhrer

- With economic tension rising in the 1800 's and greater fear for the führer, also known as Hitler, during the 1900 's, although in different time periods, German 's in these times were looking for somewhere to go to escape the hardship being faced in their home country. For example, during the 1800’s the Germans experienced economic hardship and in America there were places to prosper financially while still being able to farm . During the ruling of Hitler, both economic hardship and the hatred of Jews as well as cities becoming war zones led to a lot of people fleeing Germany....   [tags: United States, World War II]

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Fear of Communism Caused the Vietnam War

- The Vietnam war has been referred to by many names, one of the longer ones was 'the cornerstone of the free world southeast Asia'. It was called that by John F. Kennedy. He was talking about Vietnam being and essential country in a non-communist world. He believed that if Vietnam became a communist country, all of the surrounding countries would also become communists. This is the main reason America was involved in the Vietnam war. Another reason was that America wanted to spread their “political ideas around the globe”....   [tags: Vietnam war, communism, military, history,]

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Despair and Fear during the Battle of Britain

- Was high and strong British morale during the Battle of Britain an historical reality. This investigation determines how the British people were affected by the Luftwaffe’s attacks on their cities and the British Royal Air Force. In order to disprove or prove the idea that the British morale was high and strong, the investigation will evaluate their reactions, individual’s quotes, songs, and a newspaper article. One source, “World War II Blackout Regulations”, is a newspaper article outlining the rules in the case of a Blackout and the description of the Blackout by a citizen who experienced it....   [tags: History of Britain]

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Laws Of Fear : Beyond The Precautionary Principle

- In Cass Sunsten’s book entitled, Laws of Fear: Beyond the Precautionary Principle, Sunstein discusses the shortcomings of the Precautionary Principle. Sunstein expresses that the Precautionary Principle does not just lead to bad outcomes, but that it can be paralyzing. He articulates how governments or regulatory groups must protect against potential harmful things even if it is unknown that these harms will actually come to be. He sees that risk exist in all social situations, but precautionary steps also can create their own dangers....   [tags: Risk, Decision theory, Risk assessment]

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Overcoming my Fear of Roller Coasters

- I have this fear that causes my body to shake. When I think about it, my skin becomes pale and cold. It’s death speeding through my mind. Once I have seen these monstrous roller coasters, the only thing in my mind was fear. Knowing that I’m afraid to go on these rides, I didn’t want to look like a fool in front of my friends. My mind is thinking of deadly thoughts. My palms were sweaty and I was twitching like a fish. I was petrified of heights. We pulled into the roller coaster park in our Ford Excursion truck....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Learning How to Fear in Popular Media

- ... In the first verse, the scene is focused on 50 Cent with his hat and cane setting him apart from the typical pimp. Meanwhile, he introduces a character as "shorty" who is a generalization of his female workers and strippers. 'Shorty' is essentially works as a stripper to manipulate her male audience into paying her for her provocative dancing. In this case, 'shorty' plays the role of 'the Girl' except in the context of pimps and their women. Simply put, 'shorty' is using her manipulative skills such as teasing men into paying her, which is all she is good at....   [tags: 50 cent, perspective, gender]

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Anorexi An Intense Fear Of Gaining Weight

- Anorexia is a type of eating disorder who has an intense fear of gaining weight. They severely limit the amount of food they eat and can become dangerously thin (1). Anorexia affects both the mind and body and can even become deadly. Anorexia usually starts in the teen years and can go into adult hood. Untreated anorexia can lead to starvation and serious health problems, such as osteoporosis, kidney damage, and heart problems. Some people die from these problems (1). The cause of anorexia is not fully understood....   [tags: Anorexia nervosa, Eating disorders, Nutrition]

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