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The Reality Of The Future

- ... However, bivalence still applies in regards to the present and the past. Once the future becomes the present and subsequently the past, it is set, even if no one remembers it. Augustine claims that a long past is merely “a long memory of the past” (ch. 28, section 37). I don’t think that’s true because memories can be faulty, whether it’s individual recollection or collective human memories passed down through generations. In addition, Augustine’s theory doesn’t account for human discoveries about the past....   [tags: Time, Future, Present, Past]

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Future Direction in Healthcare in America

- There are new challenges every year in the health care field. Research on the future of U.S Healthcare System is of paramount importance to the entire Health care industry as well as the citizens of the U.S. To begin with, the research will discuss how challenges for future healthcare services can be enhanced by reducing the costs of medication. By creating a better quality of health care, Information technology advancements, including future funding, lower rising costs, the Medicare and Medicaid programs....   [tags: future funding, Medicaid, Medicare]

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The Past, Present And Future

- The past, the present and the future. Can they exists at the same time. Today I was driving one of my best friends to the airport, she stayed for one week in Miami; while I was crying saying goodbye at the airport, I remembered the good time we had in the last week and how fast it passed. Now we are in the present, saying goodbye. This is how we start seeing we don 't have three separated times. In our minds time is always mixed with: past, present and future. Like professor Phillip Zimbardo said on the psychology of time video: we can be oriented at the time we choose, some people tend to worry excessively about the future and all they do is work for it; some can be past oriented either in...   [tags: Time, Future, Present, Past]

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Language: The Future o English

- Greater Language with Simpler Core In the Late Middle Ages, which was a period dominated by Latin language, a Spanish speaking Italian explorer Christopher Columbus decided to find a new sea lane to east by sailing west. Unbeknownst to him, he discovered a whole new continent. Little did Columbus know that not only did his voyage help ending one of the longest and darkest periods in Europe’s history, but it also made way for the English language world conquest half a millennium later. Today, English is one of the most widely spoken languages globally and perhaps the most common lingua franca in the world according to the British Council....   [tags: past, future, columbus, history]

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The Future of Man: Bright or Bleak?

- For almost all of recorded history, man has been fascinated with his future and all of both the wonders and horrors it might hold. From the Aztecs, who created a calendar that dated all the way to a couple of years prior to today, to the famed Nostradamus who was allegedly clairvoyant and whose prophecies have been interpreted to fit modern happenings, to modern-day apocalypse writers, man is held captivated by that which he cannot know for certain: the future. Many literary artists have published works on their idea of the future of both the human race and our planet, with very few of them having much of a positive outlook....   [tags: man extinction, human's future, dystopia]

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Reflection On The And Its Effect On Our Future

- ... The happy memories provide you a blueprint for joy and remind you what you need in your life to find it. There may be many things or few but you can find them, because all of us have been happy at one point or another and all of us can be happy throughout our lives. The painful memories are teachers just the same, they just tend to be the strict type. They show you the fires that have burned you and if you look closely enough, they show how to avoid repeating the past that you have no desire to experience again....   [tags: Time, Present, Future, Past]

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Satire and Tone in "The Once and Future King"

- There is a direct link in Book I and Book IV of the Once and Future King from the animation and adventure that Wart experiences to the fall of King Arthur’s reign. The shift is long and detailed but in the end everything ties together. Although at points the plot is grim, White throws in a little bit of satire throughout every book, for example in Book II when the Orkney environment is harsh but then it is contradicted by the behavior of Sir Pellinore, Sir Grummore, and Sir Palomides. In Book III, it is very descriptive and tedious with a darker tone, but then also is offset by Lancelot’s adventures....   [tags: Once and Future King, White, ]

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The Future Is Wild: A Natural History Of The Future

- The Future is Wild: A Natural History of the Future The Future is Wild is a very interesting book as it provides us with a peek into the planet earth 200 million years from now. However, the most fascinating aspect of this book is how the authors rely on the knowledge of the past to build the image of the future. This logical linkage between the known past and the mysterious future takes our imagination to its limit, and yet does not cross the limits of our reasoning and logic. The book begins by explaining briefly the history of the planet earth and the frequent patterns of evolution in order to set up the readers’ minds, and then it jumps smoothly five, a hundred, and two hundred million...   [tags: The Future is Wild Book Review]

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Brave New World: Idea of the Future

- Imagine a life of luxury and happiness. Sounds like a dream . . . but what if it was reality. Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World explains how society turns into a dystopian future. He shows a world where humans are developed and controlled in means of stability. Aldous Huxley was raised in a family well-known for their intellectual and scientific achievements (Magill 952 -956). Therefore, he became a genius and even a prodigy for being brilliant and creative (Napierkowski and Stanley 32-34). He grew up to be a famous author, making science fiction and futuristic novels....   [tags: luxury, dystopian future, aldoues huxley]

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The Ontological Question Of Reality Of The Past, Present And Future

- ... An issue that some have found with this is that non-present objects are often talked about, however it is hard to distinguish what people are referring to when they talk about ‘dinosaurs’ and ‘the year 3000’ if no such objects exist, there is also a contentious issue with tensed sentences. Something that is less controversial is the fact that, presently, there are truths about entities from the past. Presentists and Eternalists disagree as to whether dinosaurs, a past entity, exist. However, they are in agreement that ‘dinosaurs existed’ is true....   [tags: Time, Future, Present, Past]

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The Future of Energy: Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors

- Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors are seen as the future of energy. The concept is simple, yet thoroughly investigated. When people started to do research in the field of nuclear energy in the mid-nineties, the molten salt reactors were soon invented. However, it is only a few years ago since mankind seriously took the liquid fluoride thorium reactors into account. This decision to further investigate the liquid fluoride thorium reactors could be the solution for the earth’s energy problem. Currently, (non-) renewable energy resources are being used at a staggering speed....   [tags: Future of Energy, Natural Resources, Nuclear]

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Sustainable Architecture: Meeting the Needs of this Generation while Preserving the Needs of Future Generations

- Sustainable architecture is a specific kind of design which focuses on meeting the needs of these generations without compromising the needs of those generations to come. Architects from around the world have become aware of the impact that society has on the environment, and have created sustainable architecture in order to help preserve the environment, but at the same time, create comfortable spaces that are ideal for living and are aesthetically pleasing. This innovative architecture has attracted many architects from all over the world, in order to implement these new structures into every day life....   [tags: Sustainable, architecture, future,]

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My Past, Present & Future Self in Hyderabad and the United States

- Making my way through the crowded streets of Hyderabad (India), I arrive at the door step of a bakery shop. I have picked up some freshly baked sweet rolls for breakfast. My family really enjoys breakfast the day sweet rolls with jelly and warm milk are on the menu. Over breakfast, my family usually discusses any important events of the day ahead. Most families in India create a strong sense of family bond and aim to instill good values in their children. In this paper, I will be shedding some light on my past and present experiences....   [tags: India, future, biography,]

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Leadership in The Once and Future King

- The Once and Future King     Leadership In The Once and Future King T.H. White conveys his personal thoughts on leadership through the help of Merlin, and Wart's transformations. Through each transformation Wart experiences different forms of power, each being a part of a whole idea on how a leader should act.  He must piece together these ideas for the definitive way he should rule as king.  In order to teach Wart,  Merlin transforms him into several different forms, a fish, hawk, ant, goose and a badger....   [tags: Once and Future King Essays]

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Future of Nuclear Energy in America

- Foreword Nuclear Energy has many proponents and much opposition. Many of the groups that oppose nuclear power have legitimate concerns, mainly with the dangers of nuclear material in relation with human health concerns and environmental troubles that are risked by allowing nuclear power plants to increase in number. Yet, many of these opposition groups have made outspoken and radical claims about the “hidden” motives of why nuclear power is promoted and subsidized by our federal government. For example, The Nuclear Information and Resource Service claim that the federal government has the intention of committing genocide against Native Americans because uranium mining is predominantly done...   [tags: The Future Role of Nuclear Power]

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The One and Future King

- The One and Future King In The One and Future King by T.H. White the main character, Arthur, learns many important lessons. He is taught many of these lessons by animals. For instance, he learns that "might is right" (White 47) from a fish (which turns out to be false), that ants live dictated lives devoted to war (121), that owls only kill another animal if they are starving (69), and a badger teaches him the story of man's creation (168). One of the most important lessons Arthur learns is from a goose, who tells him of a perfect society....   [tags: Once and Future King Essays]

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The Once and Future King

- The Once and Future King The Once and Future King by T.H. White has a theme which consists of being true to yourself and your beliefs. Many characters and events in this book reinforce this idea and portray it as the main lesson. Readers are affected by learning important life-lessons throughout each chapter and book. Readers learn in the beginning that Arthur strongly believes in keeping his word. Even in Book I, when Arthur was a child, he refused to leave Hob's hawk, Cully, in the forest....   [tags: Once and Future King Essays]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream for the Future

- The future. A broad term. An abstract term. A term saturated with meaning, with importance, with significance. Each of us has a slightly different way of defining the word “future”. For some of us, “the future” refers simply to time. To a date. To a random assortment of letters and numbers. For others of us, however, “the future” takes on a completely different meaning. It refers not only to a specific time, but also to our hopes, our goals, our dreams for that time. In the case of Doctor Martin Luther King Junior, it was a “dream for the future” that eventually changed the world....   [tags: future, Martin Luther King Jr., ]

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Future of an Illusion by Sigmund Freud

- Future of an Illusion by Sigmund Freud In his book Future of an Illusion, Sigmund Freud utilizes his method of psychoanalysis on religion by comparing the relationship between human and religion to that of a child and his parents. Freud effectively demonstrates that religion is a product of the human mind. After exposing religion as a an illusion, Freud concludes that humanity will be better off when it has forgone religion. This paper will argue that Freud's assertion that religion is an illusion is correct because of it's blatantly traceable evolution through the history of the human civilization and psyche....   [tags: Future Illusion Sigmund Freud Essays]

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The Code of Chivalry in The Once and Future King

- The Code of Chivalry in The Once and Future King       T.H. White's novel The Once and Future King presents a code of chivalry that outlines the expected knightly behavior of the time. This particular code stresses loyalty to one's liege, love and respect toward women, and absolute devotion to justice. At the height of Arthur's kingdom, this code was widely accepted by all. However, as Arthur's kingdom begins to decline, the code of chivalry begins to hold less importance among the people....   [tags: Once and Future King Essays]

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Life's Lessons in The Once and Future King

- Life's Lessons in The Once and Future King "The best thing for being sad," replied Merlyn, beginning to puff and blow, "is to learn something. That's the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honor trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then -- to learn....   [tags: Once and Future King Essays]

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For The Future

- ... The pure and unrivaled simplicity of Apple products put me in a euphoric daze. I wanted to get my hands on these works of art as fast as I could. But I soon realized that to fully understand them, I was to meet their maker, and Steve was certainly a man who embodied his design philosophies. His signature black long sleeve top, tucked into a pale blue pair of regular fit jeans spoke words to his sophistication and sense of casual style. And what wouldn’t be a classic portrait of Steve Jobs without his glasses....   [tags: Apple Inc., Macintosh, Steve Jobs]

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Death in T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland and Maddy's No Past, No Present, No Future

- Death in T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland and Maddy's No Past, No Present, No Future Death is an inevitable fact that everyone experiences at some point in their lives. Whether it is losing a friend, family member, someone famous and well known, or finally themselves, everyone knows what it's like to deal with the topic of death. In The Wasteland T. S Eliot is describing death with a very different approach which makes death seem poetic yet very dreary and uninviting. On the other hand, in Yulisa Amadu Maddy's book No Past, No Present, No Future death is not poetic at all but very cold and melancholy....   [tags: Death Eliot Maddy Wasteland Future Past Essays]

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Life Lessons in Yulisa Amadu Maddy’s No Past, No Present, No Future

- Life Lessons in Yulisa Amadu Maddy’s No Past, No Present, No Future An age-old cliché states that one really never appreciates what he or she has until it is gone. Does this mean that nobody has ever truly appreciated the gift of life while living. Such an assumption cannot easily be made because no one can truly know the experiences or feelings. One can only try to understand by relating it to personal experience. On the other hand, this cliché would seem to explain the changes that people undergo as a result of a close brush with death....   [tags: Death Maddy No Past Present Future Essays]

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T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land and Yulisa Maddy’s No Past No Present No Future

- Death and Dying in T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land and Yulisa Maddy’s No Past No Present No Future I am immortal. Although I realize that I will die, I don’t believe it. The fear of death motivates me to ignore my mortality and, in motivating me to ignore, allows me to live a jaded, happy life. If death were a predominant thought, then appreciating life would seem difficult—unless of course I changed my name to Harold. Everyone confronts the idea of death sooner or later; different people just deal with death in different ways....   [tags: Eliot Wasteland Maddy Future Present Past Essays]

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My Future And Our Future

- ... It helped me to understand the medical field more than I had before and my position as Vice President helped me to work on my leadership skills. In the organization I got to work with multiple other students as one unified body always looking forward to a common goal, always looking for ways to help. In the group we always act professionally and keep our responsibilities in mind; in HOSA we are required to show up to a majority of the meetings and complete community service hours. We discuss ideas to move forward and learn together as a group....   [tags: Education, Learning, Time, Present]

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Solar Power Has a Future

- This is NOT a paper. It is an Annotated Bibliography Plan: I want to look into solar energy and assess how likely it is to change American energy usage through the 21st century. This type of energy has worked well in Germany and should be greatly considered in the US. I think widespread usage of solar energy can prove a large step in solving our current energy crisis and assist in the current climate crisis at the same time. Outline I. Introduction A. The current energy system needs a new solution B....   [tags: Solar Energy is the Future]

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The Future Of Americ A Great Future For America

- ... America hasn’t had the best economy but, with help from a new president we can hopefully get better. The Unemployment rate has been going down the last few years, and in August 2015 it was down to 5.1. That’s the lowest it has been since March 2008. When other countries are in need of help, our military is always there to serve. America is taking in almost 10,000 refugees from Syria. They plan on increasing the number of refugees from 10,000 to 100,000 by 2017. The families are being saved from a civil war going on in Syria....   [tags: United States, World War II, United States Army]

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The Future of the Internet

- In today’s world 3 billion humans are on the internet but there are also 4 billion people that are not. In the beginning of my study on the future of the internet, I asked myself this question: is it possible that everyone could be online and globally connected. Then I asked myself how, if everyone is online, the future of the internet change the experience of everyday life. Looking back, the internet is still a relatively new phenomenon as it was first created back in the 1960’s by a computer scientist named J.C.R Licklider....   [tags: technlogy, the web, users]

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The For The Future Nurses

- ... Nurses’ salary depend on the amount of education they have, how much hours they work and the state they live in. “Because patients in hospitals and nursing care facilities need round the-clock care, nurses in these settings usually work in shifts, covering all 24 hours” (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). Nurses can work morning and night shift, weekends, holidays, and they must be on call at all times. Nurse’s hours are not scheduled indefinitely. Since nurses can work many long hours almost every day they get more hours which means more money....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing specialties, Registered nurse]

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The Children Are The Future

- ... There is significant evidence of psychopath elements in adults closely linked to struggles on reward-punishment responses (Newman, 467). Experts, doctors, educators and parents agree rewarding children not only encourages them with positivity but it is a beneficial method to raise a healthy-minded child. There has been numerous claims, research and experiments considering the rewarding method is preferable because a reward confides an achievement and if it’s offered consistently then a child’s performance improves even if the child is no longer rewarded (Greitemeyer & Kazemi, 246)....   [tags: Psychology, Childhood, Punishment]

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The Future of Nursing

- The Future of Nursing Being a registered nurse affords one the option of working in many diverse healthcare settings. In any practice setting the climate of health care change is evident. There are diverse entities involved in the implementation and recommendation of these practice changes. These are led by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Institute of Medicine (IOM), nursing campaign for action initiatives, as well as individual state-based action coalitions. Nurses need to be prepared and cognizant of the transformations occurring in health care settings as well as the plans that put them at the forefront of the future....   [tags: health care, IOM, education, nurse]

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The Future of Media

- “How long you figure before we save up and get the fourth wall torn out and the fourth wall-TV installed?" If I think of the future of media I remember this quotation from Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451”. Will television remain an important part of mass media or will the Internet kill it. What role are mobile devices going to play and what about movies in 2020. In the following text I am going to answer this questions focusing on television and movies in the near future. First of all, I would like to go over my expectations of movies in the future: To my mind after today’s standards - 3D and 4K- movies are going to come to a new level of entertainment....   [tags: Media Essays]

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Back to the Future

- Back to the Future, a 1985 Robert Zemeckis science fiction film packed with comedy as well as action and suspense. After receiving 14 awards, including an Oscar and 24 other nominations, you could say this movie has a respectable resume. This film forms around the idea of time travel and the journey of a teenage boy and a garage-veiled scientist, who embark on a time twisting adventure. Marty Mcfly played by Michael J. Fox, a teenager whose best friends with an eccentric scientist named Doc, who created a time traveling device out of a sports car....   [tags: Film Analysis, Trilogy, Sciece Ficcion]

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Science For the Future

- Is the theory of evolution too risqué to teach children, or is it an instrumental part of science education. The article, “Why Evolution Should Be Taught in Public Schools” by Laura H. Kahn addresses this debate. Her title is straightforward, giving us direct insight to what the article will be focused on, drawing in readers with its simplicity. She brings a fresh perspective on the tired argument of evolutionism vs creationism, by bringing up new ideas about how keeping students in the dark about the science of evolution could potentially affect studies on disease prevention in the future....   [tags: evolution, public school, charles darwin]

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The Future of Journalism

- Thirty years ago, if I told you that the primary means of communicating and disseminating information would be a series of interconnected computer networks you would of thought I was watching Star Trek or reading a science fiction novel. In 2010, the future of mass media is upon us today; the Internet. The Internet is and will only grow in the future as the primary means of delivering news, information and entertainment to the vast majority of Americans. Mass media as we know it today will take new shape and form in the next few years with the convergence and migration of three legacy mediums (Television, Radio, Newspaper) into one that is based on the Internet and will replace these mediums...   [tags: Journalism ]

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Crops of the Future

- The Crops of the Future In the world of economics, citizens of America are crops of productivity to be harvested. Some grow into attractive stacks of bills, while others dwindle down into piles of dirt-covered pennies. Like any crop, nutrients are needed for growth. The most important nutrient is education. The more information we invest in a person, the more productive he or she will eventually become. That is why high school and college are extremely important in the lives of Americans. With our unemployment rate as high as 8.9 percent, there must be a change....   [tags: Economics]

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The Future of Responsibility

- Even as people in America incline themselves in adopting better living standards, health problems are increasing at an alarming rate. One of the most serious problems nowadays is obesity. To put it simply, obesity is a term used to describe the body weight of a person that is much greater than what is healthy. Unfortunately, the majority of those who are victimized by obesity are children. “Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions. Worldwide, approximately 22 million children under 5 years of age are overweight.” (854-855) says Pediatric Cardiologist and obesity expert Albert P....   [tags: Health ]

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Drones Are The Future?

- Drones are the Future In 1903 Orville and Wilbur Wright are credited with flying the first powered, controlled, heavier-than-air airplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. This flight was manned. Twelve short years after this amazing flight, someone was curious enough to ask if the flight could be accomplished without a pilot on board. According to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which is the national aviation authority of the United States, remotely controlled aircraft have been defined as Unmanned Aircraft (UA), Remotely Piloted Aircraft (ROA), Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) (FAA, 2014)....   [tags: Unmanned aerial vehicle, MQ-1 Predator]

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The Future of Yesterday

- The Future of Yesterday A thin layer of condensed water vapor dispersed from the threshold of the man’s transportation apparatus as the mechanical hatch slowly opened. The man stepped from the machine into a familiar, yet incomplete world. He walked down a nearby street and observed his surroundings, taking note of the minor and substantial differences of this new world. He stopped in front of a small suburban house where a small child was cavorting on a well-groomed lawn. This blissful child reminded the peering man of himself....   [tags: Scientific Research ]

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The Future of Violence

- In his Presidential Farewell Address, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned the American public, and by extension, the world, about the future role of the military-industrial complex if it was left unchecked. In the 21st century, the consequences of a quickly evolving military machine are being felt, especially with the recent developments in the field of robotics. The problematic issue, however, is the role of technology as a driving factor behind this revolution in military affairs (RME), and how it has been complicated by the threat of dispersion through the massive scope of the Internet....   [tags: Kojima Hideo, Metal Gear Solid]

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Energy for the Future

- Energy for the Future Energy is often considered to be the world’s most valuable resource. With its vast amount of uses, it is essentially the backbone to the modern world and technology. For many years, the U.S. and other countries around the world have been relying heavily on fossil fuels to meet their energy needs. This dependence has led to a lot of problems not only environmentally but also politically and economically. By using imported oil for our main energy source, the U.S. constantly finds itself struggling with major economic issues if the price starts to go up....   [tags: Energy, World's Most Valuable Resource]

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The Future of Pharmacy

- DEFINING PHARMACY Pharmacy is not only the act of dispensing medication and council to the customer on use, as I have learned from my first definition. It is a spectrum of definitions comprised in a single field going from broad to specialized as a new genre of health services. Pharmacy is also the chemical preparation, the mixture, the the administrative management of the HMC, which coordinates the physicians, and patients. Finally, to that,in order for all of this to happen, it begins with the student who becomes the PharmD; the PharmD; who does a rotation; the PhD who goes into a speciality; the scientist who follows his heart into pharmaceutics and helps bring new compounds to clinical...   [tags: health services, dispensing medication & council]

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Power of the Future

- Nuclear power is a fuel source that in the race for alternative fuels seems too often forgotten or downplayed. In reality, it can provide numerous quantities of energy from a single atom splitting. The fact that nuclear meltdowns can kill innumerous people often scares the general population away from the thought of using it for a productive purpose. Unfortunately, for the very same reason, a power source capable of providing energy for the entire world remains neglected. Nuclear power should be the next main source of energy because it provides substantially more power than other sources, it is extremely safe, and future advances will provide even greater capabilities....   [tags: Energy]

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The Future of Children

- The Future of Children Visualize a time where all the children and teens attended a school that would have no teachers or peers. This is how it would feel if the children attend online school everyday. Many people think that online schooling would really help them but it really ends up being a bigger challenge. When a student takes an online course, they have to be on a computer all day and that is the only way they learn. The courses will charge the user a huge fee for attending their online classes even though they hardly do anything for the consumers....   [tags: online schooling, education, isolation, cost]

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The Future of Biomaterials

- The field of biomaterials has been growing forever. It has become more and more advanced over the years, and it is just going to keep growing. There are many uses for it now, such as creating fake skin, making new forms of contact lenses, creating stronger valves that come in and out of the heart, etc. This is an area where so much can be done in the years to come, such as making lives better for some people, finding a cure for devastating diseases like cancer, and most importantly saving people’s lives....   [tags: engineering, organ, tissue, market]

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Drones are the Future

- Drones are the Future One of the latest and most controversial topics that has risen over the past five to ten years is whether or not drones should be used as a means of war, surveillance, and delivery systems. Common misconceptions usually lead to people’s opposition to the use of drones; which is the reason it is important for people to know the facts about how and why they are used. Wartime capabilities will provide for less casualties and more effective strikes. New delivery and surveillance systems in Africa, the United Air Emirates and the United States will cut costs and increase efficiency across the board....   [tags: surveillance, delivery systems, means of war]

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Literature For The Future

- No one can guess what will be of value in 200 years. It could range from things as wild as Tulips or Bat Guano. Paintings range from always obscure to wildly valuable. Technology would be foolish to try and preserve, for what good is something only 50 years ahead of the microprocessor; when the year is 2210. So for my ancestors I would give the nicest Hardback books that I feel have influenced my life. This collection would include (with prices from Amazon): Orwell's dystopian 1984 ($15.60), A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson ($20), Tolkien's epic Lord of the Rings ($65), and the core rulebooks of Dungeons & Dragons ($66.12)....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Books of the Future

- For hundreds of years people have been documenting their works through bounded pages known as books. Whether these accounts are fiction or non-fiction, the stories and experiences authors tell have been enjoyed by millions across the globe. While readers take pleasure in cuddling up with an intriguing book and forgetting all of the troubles of life, they can dive into the adventures of a person other than themselves. Reading can take a person into times of war and famine, to far-away lands of kings and castles, knights and dragons, or even to historical events....   [tags: Electronic Books Technology]

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The Future of Technology

- If individuals are not careful, technology will eventually overtake humankind. Ray Bradbury dives into this theme in his short story, "The Veldt." In general, writers develop their theme by using various literary elements. This is the case in "The Veldt," however, the story's theme is also built through its science fiction genre. Bernardo puts this into light, saying that "Bradbury's poetic style transports the reader out of the everyday world and into a fantasy world, often reminiscent of the unchecked imagination of childhood." This fantastical style can be found throughout Bradbury’s other works, including Fahrenheit 451 and Something Wicked This Way Comes....   [tags: The Veldt, Ray Bradbury, Literary Analysis]

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The Future of Space

- Who Controls Space. On January 27, 1967, the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union signed the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies. More commonly referred to as the Outer Space Treaty this agreement has been signed and ratified by 102 countries, while an additional 27 nations have signed, but not yet ratified the treaty. The Outer Space Treaty establishes a legal framework for international space law....   [tags: United Kingdom, Soviet Union, Outer Space]

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The Future of Liberia

- 1. INTRODUCTION Currently, the system functional requirements (FUR) are the most focused on aspect during the system requirements gathering phase, while the non-functional requirements (NFR) derived and extracted by the system engineers at a general level. Those NFR of the system, classically left to be handled later by developers in the software system design phase. Whereas, NFR plays a significant responsibility in software development, where the attributes of the system behavior depends on it, consequently, NFR shall be taken at high levels of requirements, so they have a significant impact on the whole system as well as on the estimation process and benchmarking....   [tags: Liberia Essays]

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The Future of NATO

- INTRODUCTION 1. NATO, which stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization was established on 4th April 1949 after the World War II, as an active and leading contributor to international peace and security by creating a political and military alliance among the countries. At the beginning the alliance consisted of 12 countries and later it was widely spread to 28 countries from Western Europe and North America, situating the headquarters in Brussels, Belgium considering that an armed attack against one or more of them in Europe or North America as an attack against them all....   [tags: Importance of NATO]

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The Future of Reading

- The Future of Reading Reading – we do it every day. In almost every aspect of our lives and often take it for granted. Reading is essential for human communication and increasing knowledge. However, because reading is so important even a small change can have a significantly large impact on our modern society. We are currently in a midst of a cultural revolution. In which the printed word is being transformed by the digital. The impact of technology on our individual lives and culture has been a general issue of our time....   [tags: digital books and literature]

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The Future

- The Future It is by following clues that we make discoveries, not by reasoning inductively. Now some people would accept this view but nevertheless argue that in science we cannot avoid reasoning inductively. For , , they say, suppose we have discovered a law of nature—let us say the law that all metals expand when heated. Now in saying that this is a law of nature we are saying that it holds not only in the past but also in the future. If it is a law of nature that all metals expand when heated, then metals will expand when heated not just today but also tomorow....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Science Papers]

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The Future Classroom

- When we look at our society today, there is no doubt that our education system is undergoing another revolution. Technology has advanced to the point where it has made information widely accessible, and its convenience has established new means of independent learning. Students are able to learn from a seamlessly infinite resource, and now schools face a competitor in the distribution of knowledge. Now as schools attempt to integrate technology into the school environment, there are challenges in defining the next generation of classrooms....   [tags: Educational Technology]

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Exploring the Future

- Science Fiction often opens the eyes of humanity so we can try to imagine what the future will hold. More specifically, Science Fiction movies allow us to explore examples of utopian or dystopian societies. They allow us to explore different planets in outer space. Due to all of the creative components found in the set designs of several science fiction movies, a viewer can watch the movie and escape reality. The interesting innovations seen in the set designs look very futuristic so the viewer’s imagination is inspired and lets you indulge in the film....   [tags: Science Fiction, Gattaca]

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Future of English

- English has established itself as a world language. Like no other language English dominates different aspect of our lives. These aspects are culture, politics, finances and many others domains related to public and international life. I will have a look at some scenarios such as English losing the status of a world language or English becoming a so called dead language. I will consider English not only as a world language, but also as a language of culture. In fact, I will have a closer look at English as a vehicle of culture and international relations and how these two provide scenarios for the language itself....   [tags: language, culture, international relations]

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Future of Sport

- Some sports will remain unchanged and virtually untouched by technology, the American style football for example has proven over time it is very resistant technology.6 By the time 2020 arrives it is presumed that many sports will willingly allow technology to become an even greater part of their sport culture. Problem calls will become a thing of the past in those sports the sport of football will continue to have their human umpires running around attempting to keep up with all 22 players at one time.6 While these issues may continue in this sport not all sports will be so closed minded to the ideas of the technological and automation advances that will be occuring....   [tags: Sports Culture, Technology, Apps]

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A Fragile Future

- Nothing in life is ever certain or can be taken for granted, including a human life. Having good health, plenty of money or even the newest technology cannot secure a safe existence. The life of a human is very delicate. One small disruption can cause injury or even fatality. Robert Heinlein frequently includes, in his short stories, the theme of humankind’s fragility in life. Most people believe that they will be safer in the future because of the constant improvements in technology, but this thought is not certain....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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A Successful Future

- 21st century, century of hopes, aspirations, breakthroughs or in short the dawn of the new era are the words that go through one’s mind when asked to describe it. One with right skills and education can have a bright and a successful future. This recipe seems very simple and no-brainer and almost everyone follows it to achieve success. The key ingredient of that recipe is education. One spends twelve years at school to procure that ingredient. But to stand against cut-throat competition and not just live from paycheck to paycheck one has to go further on this quest to make sure he has enough of that ingredient for his recipe....   [tags: Gatto, Zinsser, education system, school]

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Future of Colleges

- Future Predictions By 2020, the population of global higher education students is expected to increase by approximately 21 million to 190 million students. Of those, it is expected that the demand for an English language-based post-secondary education will increase by 750,000 (Ruby 2013). Information compiled by Alan Ruby indicated that, of the students in this category it is Canada’s goal to recruit approximately 210,000 students; Australia hopes to obtain around 100,000 students; the United Kingdom could enroll 30,000 students; if the United States gained its current market share (18%) of the forecasted 750,000 students, 135,000 students would be enrolled in U.S....   [tags: international branch campuses, student population]

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Future In Diplomacy

- My interest in conflict resolution was shaped by the circumstances of my birth. As the product of an American father and Israeli mother, I had the opportunity to experience life in two nations. Growing up in the United States, I had the privilege of being unfamiliar with the threat of war. I went through the day, like many young Americans, never worried about the future of the nation I call home. However, spending each summer with my Israeli family in Tel Aviv, I was introduced to a world of uncertainty....   [tags: Personal Desires/Plans]

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Protecting the Future

- The piece of legislation I chose was Executive Order 13045, which concerns the protection of children from environmental health and safety risks. Put in place by President Clinton, it requires all government agencies (and strongly suggests that independent agencies) perform in-depth inspections of all activities/projects and their effect on the environment, and the citizens of America. This executive order has significantly affected the environment and the citizens of the United States. Since children's' bodies are growing and changing so quickly, they are more susceptible to dangers from chemicals and other poisons....   [tags: U.S. Law ]

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Protect the Future

- Everyone is doing it. Assumptions, like this one, may prompt sexual activities among many teens. The amount of teenagers involved in sexual activity has drastically increased over the last several decades. Especially during the course of high school due to the outrageous status que with having sex. Due to such high numbers of sexually active teens, the distribution of condoms in high school could be implemented in every school district across the United States. Many individuals believe in using protection like condoms....   [tags: Sex Education]

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Jesus Foretells His Future : Jesus 's Future

- ... Later they would plot to kill Jesus, maybe they were speaking their desires out loud. Verse 23, He said to them, “You are from below, I am from above; you are of this world, I am not of this world.” Our behavior often dictates what and who we are as individuals. The desires of the Jews were connected to the world and Jesus desired for them to exercise the salvation that was for them. However, there is a separation The Jews did not understand that Jesus was representing God in the flesh, furthermore, the Jews chose not to recognize Christ as the Messiah....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Christian terms]

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Crime, Society, And A Plan For The Future

- CRIME, SOCIETY, & A PLAN FOR THE FUTURE The purpose of many large and highly important criminal justice system issues involve examining a large state correctional system. A Commissioner periodically tasks the Director of Programs with specific operational assignments with goals which need to be completed in order to properly organize the correctional system in the future relative to its issues of budget and priority, inmate reentry, employee training, and institutional program implementation. The Commissioner is the senior authority of a criminal correctional system area....   [tags: Criminal justice, Corrections, Crime, Prison]

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Utopia and Dystopia in The Future City

- Throughout history man has always felt the need to envision and design ‘the future city’, whether it being one inspired by the concept of Utopia, ruled by technology or one that would go beyond the terrestrial limit of the earth. For a long time in western architecture there has been a fixed connection between utopia and architecture, in particular within the idealization of a ‘The Future City’. Its tradition to consider the Platonic discourse which treats of the idyllic city (the republic) as the first Utopia in this cultural thread....   [tags: futurism, futurology, Thomas More]

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Drive For The Future : The Book Drive

- ... In chapter 3 of the book Drive, Pink claims that motivation 3.0 is the upgrade necessary to meet the new realities of how we organize, think about, and do what we do (75). I endorse what Pink claimed in chapter 3, which is why when I get a job in the marketing department I plan on working where I am most comfortable and with who I am most comfortable with. I do not plan on working where I cannot fully take advantage of my degree; long years of education to not work in the work force I chose....   [tags: Motivation, Reward system, Autonomy]

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The Future of the American Family

- Good morning Mister Speaker and members of Congress. I am before you today to address the issue of the future of the American family. The family is the heart of our society and the backbone of our country’s future. The Government must commit to strengthening family life and recognizing the importance of the ever changing family structure and dynamic. Improvements in the areas of education, health care, and safety are vital for the success of the American family’s future. The future leaders of this country are the children of today....   [tags: personal letter to Congress]

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Competing For The Future : Business Strategy

- ... consumer electronics pioneers. Conclusion: Starting resource positions are a very poor predictor of future industry leadership. A firm can sit on huge amount of cash & talented people, and still lose its preeminent position. Likewise, a firm can sometimes overcome enormous resource handicaps & successfully scale the heights of industry leadership. The point here is, too often competitors are judged in terms of resources rather than resourcefulness. Resourcefulness stems not from an elegantly structured strategic architecture but from deeply felt sense of purpose, a broadly shared dream and a truly seductive view of tomorrow’s opportunity....   [tags: Time, Strategic management, Term, Management]

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The Future of Indonesia Is in the Childrens' Hands

- ... In order to set up the effective protection system, the government must ratify main principal international standards of children’s rights protection and then put it on their legislation. Fortunately, Indonesia also has applied this principle to their legislation. The role of parents and community are also important. Children protection must be ensured by the parents and the community which surround them, then further the government will take in charge. Of course, the welfare of each child can not be obtained by implementing the same way....   [tags: trauma, protection, discrimination]

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The Future Of Education Is Not A Budding Technology

- When discussing the future of education, a great deal of attention and focus is given to the new technologies that have entered the market in recent years. Everything from specialized computing devices, to flexible classroom designs, to the elimination of physical classroom settings is, and continues to be, the dominating part of education-centered conversations. However, while these bells and whistles make education shiny, there is no escaping the fundamental flaws in the current educational system....   [tags: Higher education, Education, Student, Learning]

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Summary Of ' The Once And Future King '

- ... P, he sees “… a face which had been ravaged by all the passions of an absolute monarch - by cruelty, sorrow, age, pride, selfishness, loneliness and thoughts too strong for the individual brains” (White, 51). Mr. P tells Arthur “only Might is Right” (White, 52), just before he tries to eat Arthur. This encounter with Mr. P teaches Arthur that might isn’t always right, having power with intelligence and understanding is more important than being the strongest. What Arthur lacks in strength, he makes up for in brains....   [tags: Learning, Intelligence, Knowledge, King Arthur]

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The Future Of An Illusion And The Babylon Lottery

- ... The transition to the mental aspect has to do with civilization using religion in helping to reinforce the super-ego. That is why the issue with civilization isn’t necessarily the distribution of wealth but the controlling of one’s desires. In “The Babylon Lottery,” the lottery was what appealed to the faculties of men when reward and penalty were both in effect. It became a sort of an obsession almost. The narrator states that, (Borges 67). The people of Babylon almost always opt for the most logical alternative and when they comprehended that the lottery was equating one’s freedom with monetary gains it made no sense to them....   [tags: Wealth, Distribution of wealth]

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Technology And The Future : Beneficial Or Harmful

- Technology In the Future: Beneficial or Harmful A Closer Look at the Novel Feed Technology is an ever changing field that has enveloped our lives. We use it for just about everything we do: communicating, working, and learning. Nowadays you don 't even need a computer to have access to the internet, send emails, play games, or do homework. All of that can now be done on a smart phone. According to the latest Digital Consumers Report, “. . .65 percent of all Americans owned one of the devices in 2013” (Fingas 1)....   [tags: Thought, Critical thinking, English-language films]

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The Workforce Of The Future Workforce

- Other Projected Workforce Characteristics to Note “What are some of the defining characteristics of the future workforce a decade in the future and beyond?” It is abundantly obvious that workforce requirements of the future will be radically different than they are today. The future labor and workforce environment presents quite number of obstacles and challenges that need to be addressed. Reconsidering and embracing a new approach has become imperative. Because external environmental factors are having increasing effects and are largely out of our control, both employing organizations and job seekers (and others associated with workforce activities) to develop new strategic approaches to...   [tags: Employment, Chief executive officer, Environment]

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Technology In the Classroom: Present and Future

- The introduction of technology into the classroom is a movement that every district will or already has implemented. Getting the technology into the classroom is only the first step. Determining how the technology can be used in the classroom to help improve student achievement is yet another problem. Few school districts support teachers past the point of getting technology into the classroom. This paper will focus briefly on how technology is being used in the classroom and what the future holds for technology use in the classroom....   [tags: Education, computers]

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The Future Of Psychology Practice And Science

- ... The future forms of psychology practices “will require much more multidisciplinary training as we move forward with more integrated health care models and research based on a biopsychosocial model that integrates neuroscience, genetics, and behavior” (Bray, 2010). It has been found, that “One of the most noteworthy developments in American psychology during its history has been its emerging identity as a profession as well as a science” (Rice, 1997). Currently, psychology as a science, and psychology as a profession appear to be splitting....   [tags: Psychology, Medicine, Health care, Healthcare]

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Solar Power: The Future of Energy

- I am certain that all have heard of the terms green house gases, fossil fuels, and global warming. Have you ever questioned what will happen if nothing is done about the environmental problems facing the world today. What if I answer you that, we can merely use the power from the sun to power up our entire planet without the use of harmful energy sources, which affect our atmosphere. The power from the sun is what we call solar power. Solar power is the energy that comes from the sun as light and heat energy, and then it is later converted into electrical energy through solar panels (Nelson, 2008)....   [tags: energy, fossil fuels]

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