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The Album This Song By Halsey

- Vivid Emotion “Colors,” a song written and performed by Halsey, is a metaphorical piece about the struggles of a relationship. Badlands, the album this song is featured on, was released in February of 2016 and has been presented at the MTV music awards. “Colors” is a favorite among the fans and one of the many reasons Halsey has sold out shows on her tour. In this electropop song, she relates her relationship to colors, which symbolize the emotions and feelings felt throughout the course of a real relationship she was in....   [tags: Meaning of life, Emotion, Semantics, Logic]

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Edmond Halley: The Man Behind the Comet

- The year is 2061. Ordinary astronomy enthusiasts and seasoned astrophysicists alike flock to the darkest, most obscure corners of the Earth to witness the return of what is arguably the most famous near-Earth object in history. This celebrated occurrence is known as the perihelion of Halley’s Comet, and though its observance dates back to at least 239 B.C., the man responsible for accurately analyzing its repeated occurrences and calculating its seventy-five year orbit is no other than Edmond Halley....   [tags: solar system, astronomy, constellation]

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Blue. Ashley Frangipane, A Modern Day Indie Pop Singer / Songwriter

- Blue Ashley Frangipane, also known by her stage name Halsey, is a modern day indie pop singer/songwriter. Halsey grew up with a musical background, playing the cello, viola, and violin; however, Halsey took a step in a new direction at the age of 14 by buying an acoustic guitar. After purchasing her guitar she began posting covers on YouTube and creating a fan base on MySpace. Halsey started performing in at the age of 18, when she needed a source of income to pay her rent. In 2014 Halsey released her first EP, which became popular quickly....   [tags: Blue, Color, Song]

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Game Analysis of Halo: Ghosts of Onyx

- Halo: Ghosts of Onyx begins in the year 2531 with a raid on an Insurrectionist base by the SPARTAN-II Blue Team. Their goal was to recover stolen FERNIS nuclear warheads, but were captured by rebel general Howard Graves; a former UNSC Marine who defected to the Insurrectionists. However, Spartan Kurt-051 manages to slip away from the team before they are captured, and helps the rest of Blue team escape Insurrectionist capture. One month after the raid, Blue Team is put on a mission to investigate a ruptured Shaw-Fujikawa Translight Engine....   [tags: mission, drones, assault]

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Gone Girl By Amy Dunne

- “Cool girl is hot. Cool girl is game. Cool girl is fun. Cool girl never gets angry at her man. She only smiles in a chagrin, loving manner” (Gone Girl). The description of a “cool girl” by the main character of the film “Gone Girl”, Amy Dunne, directly applies to the modern-day depiction of a cool girl as seen through the music of female artists such as Halsey and Tove Lo. Both women bring a new approach to the term cool girl and change the images of females in the music industry using their lyrics and style....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Female, Sex]

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Five-Star Admirals and Technology of World War II

- From the book the admirals I picked up a lot of knowledge and interesting facts that I was unaware of before I had read it. The Admirals takes place before, during and after World War II which goes on to explain how four different men who were enlisted in the navy were promoted to become the only Five-Star Fleet Admirals in American history. These four men were perhaps one of the biggest, if not the biggest reason that the Allied forces had won the war. The four men that received the honor and rank of Five-Star Fleet Admiral were “William D....   [tags: forces, win, war, men, honor, rank]

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Forever War by Joe Haldeman and Halo and The Fall of Reach by Eric Nylund

- The presentation and use of military personnel in the “Forever War” by Joe Haldeman and “Halo: The Fall of Reach” by Eric Nylund illustrate how science fiction depicts these individuals as disposable and replaceable. The negative treatment of soldiers can result in various mental problems and unnatural relationships if conditions remain the same. Although the characters in these stories are fictional, the mistreatment of military personnel can lead to future problems when the time comes for them to return to civilian life....   [tags: mistreatment, soldiers, science fiction]

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Battle of Leyte Gulf

- Using either the Leyte Gulf operation or the Falkland conflict as an example, select TWO of the Operational Functions listed below and discuss the impact they had on both belligerents during the planning, synchronization and conduct of the operation. Movement and Maneuver – The discussion should include how both sides conducted maneuver and movement as well as the capabilities each side possessed. Japanese Movement and Maneuver The first thing that should be noted was the reason why the Northern Force was used to lure the 3rd Fleet away from the Philippines....   [tags: World History]

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Culture Of Fear By Barry Glassner

- Parents want the best for their children, in all aspects of their lives. When their children become of age to begin driving the stress level of being a parent skyrockets. How can a parent keep his or her child safe behind the wheel, especially when the temptations of participating in distracted diving are so high. The truth is there is no answer to that question. A parent cannot keep the child 100% safe when they are behind the wheel. Even if that driver isn’t participating in distracted driving, there is at least one driver on the road that is....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Adolescence, SMS]

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Privacy Issues With Microsoft Windows 10

- Privacy Issues with Microsoft Windows 10 Windows 10 is a computer operating system that was made and introduced by the Microsoft Corporation (McGrath & Price, 2016). Windows 10 is one of the Windows NT operating systems. The operating software was introduced to the globe on September 2014. The release of the software to the users later followed on July 2015. The Microsoft Corporation made sure that the software was released for free to the various users of candid copies of Windows 7 and 8.1. Upon release, the software received global praise for the various embedded applications that were more efficient when compared to the old versions....   [tags: Operating system, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows]

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The Major Components Of Political Science

- Understanding and explaining policies is the study of political science. In order to study this discipline one must recognize the three major components of political science: ethical, empirical and prudential. Political scientists must also understand the interrelationship of these three and how they impact each issue as it related to policies and the management of the government. With the outbreak of the measles epidemic in California during December of 2014 and into 2015, one can look at the policies surrounding the issue of mandatory vaccination in the context of the three components of political science....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Immune system, Smallpox]

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The Relationship Between Social Class and Educational Achievement

- The Relationship Between Social Class and Educational Achievement Many sociologists have tried to explore the link between social class and educational achievement, measuring the effects of one element upon the other. In order to maintain a definite correlation between the two, there are a number of views, explanations, social statistics and perspectives which must be taken into account. The initial idea would be to define the key terms which are associated with how "social class" affects "educational achievement." "Social class" is the identity of people, according to the work they do and the community in which they live in."Educational achievement" is the tende...   [tags: Education Papers]

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Why Don 't You Dance?

- An alcoholic, a “yard sale”, nosy neighbors, marital troubles, desperation, and a record player; all of these are components of the short story “Why Don’t You Dance?”, and the movie based off of it, Everything Must Go. The short story “Why Don’t You Dance?” written by Raymond Carver, focuses on an alcoholic man with possible marital troubles having a “yard sale” on his front lawn, and his experience dancing and drinking with strangers who want to purchase his belongings. The movie Everything Must Go directed by Dan Rush focuses on the same main character, ex-salesman Nick Halsey, with emphasis on his marital troubles and relationships with his neighbors, sponsor, and mentee....   [tags: Short story, Anton Chekhov, Fiction, Narrative]

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Halo: The Fall Of Reach

- Title: "Halo: The Fall of Reach" Genre: Science-Fiction State major events - Major events are those revolving around, leading up to, and resulting from the conflict or major problems in the work. 1. Spartans' (super soldiers, highly advanced warriors, specially bioengineered and technologically augmented, the best in the universe - quiet, professional, and deadly) completion of training camp on the planet REACH (human's last station of defense to stop the covenant from finding the location of earth) – After the completion of the training camp the Spartans were used for their main purpose, to protect and save human civilization on earth, by acting as the humans' secret weapon against the ene...   [tags: Video Games Halo]

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Peace on the Streets: Analysis of Altruism and Egoism in Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead

- The ultimate motive of both the altruist and egoist is personal gain. Separating the two ideologies is the method by which this is accomplished. For the altruist, addressing the needs of humanity is purportedly the sole purpose of existence. Egoists, on the other hand, refuse to act if an action does not directly benefit themselves. In The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand addresses the function of altruists and egoists within society through character development. There are four characters in particular who distinctly exhibit the attributes of altruistic and egoistic individuals: Catherine Halsey, Peter Keating, and Ellsworth Toohey possess altruistic qualities; whereas, Howard Roark is explicitly eg...   [tags: Personal Gain, Character Development]

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Analysis of Altruism And Egoism in Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead

- The ultimate motive of both the altruist and egoist is personal gain. Separating the two ideologies is the method by which this is accomplished. For the altruist, addressing the needs of humanity is purportedly the sole purpose of existence. Egoists, on the other hand, refuse to act if an action does not directly benefit themselves. In The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand addresses the function of altruists and egoists within society through character development. There are four characters in particular who distinctly exhibit the attributes of altruistic and egoistic individuals: Catherine Halsey, Peter Keating, and Ellsworth Toohey possess altruistic qualities; whereas, Howard Roark is explicitly ego...   [tags: Character Symbolism, Abuse of Power]

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The links between social class and educational achievement

- The links between social class and educational achievement There have been many theories about social class and educational achievement and this essay will concentrate on the conflict theory and the functionalist theory. This essay will examine the links between class and achievement. It will describe and critically analyse the different sociological theories on education relating to class, and apply these theories to educational experiences, structure and practices. The different perspectives will be used to analyse inequality in relation to different social classes in the UK....   [tags: Education, Functionalist Theory]

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Article Review : Texting While Driving

- “Texting While Driving.” Issues & Controversies. Infobase Learning, 11 Oct. 2010. Web. 6 Apr. 2015. This article shows both sides of the “Texting While Driving “debate. The article talks about how banning texting while driving could be a good thing. It states that countless of fatal car crashes have been caused by texting motorists. It also gives information on why banning texting while driving could be a bad thing mainly because it is a law that is hard to enforce. This article does a very good job of portraying both views....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Vehicle law, Truck]

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Construction Of A Condominium Apartment Building

- This project is a condominium apartment building, they are renovating it to rent it. The name of the company was Turner, unfortunately they didn 't provide us with the names of the archives, engineerings or owner since is a private project. The project is hard way done and should be finished by the year 2017. When we went we meet Ms. Ramos is a Superintended on the Turner project. Ms. Ramos she helped us during the tour and with answering a couple of questions. When went Friday December 2nd to talk to her, we been email her to get a couple of questions and she was very nice to reply....   [tags: Construction, Project management, Building]

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Vincent Van Gogh Two Women

- In November 2013, at an auction in New York City, the painting “Two women in the woods” by Vincent Van Gogh, a famous Dutch artist in expressionism and impressionism, was sold at the price of $689.000 (Lot: 17 VINCENT VAN GOGH, 2013; Van Gogh, 2008). Besides, “Silent Majority”, a painting by Banksy, an English graffiti artist, was brought to the auction in Paris and its recent price has reached £445792, which is roughly at $676000 (Banksy, 2014; Banksy 's Silent Majority fetches more than £445k in Paris, 2015)....   [tags: Graffiti, Banksy, Vincent van Gogh, Art]

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Altruism and Egoism

- In popular culture, an altruistic person is connoted with being a genuine individual that plays as a role model for others, but an egotistic person is synonymous with an evil beast that squashes over anything to attain his own end. However, the views of Ayn Rand heavily collide with these mainstream perceptions of Altruism and Egoism. Rand believes that the basic principle of altruism "is that man has no right to exist for his own sake, his service to others is the only justification of his existence, and that self-sacrifice is his highest moral duty, virtue and value."(1) Thus, she conceptualizes altruism as an ethical dilemma for the person whom sacrifice is demanded....   [tags: Literature]

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Irony of Management

- The Irony of Management The greatest ion of the concept of management is that it is often mistaken for leadership. In most cases, successful managers are labeled leaders. Thus, if one manages his responsibilities well by adopting the right approaches, they will naturally become leaders. After all, leadership is all about managing high order things. In a nutshell, leadership focuses on setting direction or vision for an organization, which every member of the organization should follow. On the other hand, management controls, directs and coordinates people and resources in accordance with organization principles, values and established objectives....   [tags: Concentration on Leadership]

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- Introduction The deliberate planning and killing of high ranking officers has been looked at by some as an unethical action and by others as a tactical advantage. History has examples of both sides of the argument, from the Duke of Wellington at Waterloo having Napoleon within range of his artillery and choosing not to fire to British commandos specifically targeting General Rommel in North Africa. The strategy of war changed during the twentieth century due to the strategic advantage gained from killing key leadership and the improvements of weapon systems....   [tags: Military History]

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Benefits Of Child Vaccine And Elimination Of Diseases, Cost Effectiveness And Safety

- In the 19thand first half of 20th centuries, Infectious diseases considered as one of the biggest factors contributing to high mortality rates until the discovery of medicines. Various drugs control the infections related to bacteria viruses and fungi. The revolution in vaccines has also created several benefits for people. In fact, according to Omer,Salmon, Orenstein, deHart, & Halsey( 2009, p. 1981) “Vaccines are among the most effective tool available for preventing infectious diseases and their complications and sequelae." There was reduction in vaccine preventable diseases such as measles, mumps, rubella and deptheria because of high immunisation coverage....   [tags: Immune system, Infectious disease, Vaccination]

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Memory in Marshall’s "Praisesong for the Widow" and Danticat’s "Breath, Eyes"

- Memories can in a way define who we are and how we progress through life. Memories can be a pathway to either follow the straight and narrow or to have us decide which fork of the road to take. Past memories can help to identify a person and can effect the future that follows. Through the journy of self discovery, Marshall’s Praisesong for the Widow and Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory suggest one must relive past and present memories to find their true identity in the future. Avey Johnson, Praisesong for the Widow, a financially stable, middle aged widow through the years has somehow lost her identity after her youthful age....   [tags: Memory, Praisesong for the Widow, Danticat, "Breat]

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Personal Beliefs Exemption From Mandatory Immunization Of Children For School Entry

- Annotated Bibliography Billington, J. K., & Omer, S. B. (2016). Use of fees to discourage nonmedical exemptions to school immunization laws in US states. American Journal of Public Health, 106(2), 269-270. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015.302967. This source was found in the database Academic Search Premier. This academic journal article states that non-medical exemptions from the vaccination of children cost the taxpayers not once, but twice- once to support the exemption process, and again with the added public health risks associated with non-vaccinated children....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Immune system]

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Women Like Taylor Swift, Lena Dunham, And Tina Fey

- In popular culture right now, there has been a lot of buzz about celebrity feminists. Women like Taylor Swift, Lena Dunham, and Amy Poehler are being lauded as “feminist icons” in a multitude of Internet articles which are then shared by college-aged white women who love Parks and Recreation. Terms used to describe this type of feminism include white feminism, Daisy Duke feminism, and Liz Lemonism (Calafell, Boyle). For my rhetorical intervention, I am arguing that these particular brands of celebrity feminisms are politically dangerous for the women they do not include and that they create unnecessary roadblocks for the women that are included....   [tags: Feminism, Third-wave feminism]

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A Change of Tides in America's Greatest War

- "Midway thrust the warlords back on their heels, caused their ambitious be canceled, and forced on them an unexpected, unwelcome, defensive role". -Samuel Elliot Morison, the United States Navy's official historian of World War II, on the Battle of Midway in June 1942. The danger of Japanese power in the Pacific lingered over the heads of the Americans and endangered the safety of their homeland in the years from 1903 to 1942. That power lasted until the Japanese made the mistake of attacking the island of Midway in the second great carrier battle of the war....   [tags: pearl harbor, japanese, pacific ocean]

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Airplanes: The Need for a Better Black Box

- The Need for a Better Black Box With the use of airplanes as a common method of travel, in-flight safety should be a top priority for both airplane manufacturers and the companies that operate them. There should be an emphasis on updating aircraft technology to enhance passenger safety and provide an understanding of failures during flight. Today, during a crash or major in-flight incident, important aircraft information is recorded to a flight data recorder commonly referred to as the black box....   [tags: cockpit voice recorder, in-flight data]

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James A. Naismith: Creator of Basketball

- Millions of players of basketball which was created by one man by the name of Dr. James A. Naismith. James Naismith was born around the 1860s. James Naismith created the game of basketball in 1891. Dr. James A. Naismith was truly influential to the sports world through the creation of basketball, building Kansas University basketball tradition, and changing lives of millions of people through the game of basketball. Before the game of basketball James Naismith was truly influential to the sports world....   [tags: Biography]

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Reason in Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead"

- The Fountainhead is the story of an individual, Ayn Rand’s vision of the ideal man. It is the tale of his unabashed refutal of tradition, his struggle against conventionality, and his eventual triumph over the parasites who fear and lust after his greatness. This man, Howard Roark, succeeds because he thinks of his own accord and embraces reason. While others let themselves be controlled by tradition and trends of public opinion, Roark only follows his own logical judgement. That is why—in the midst of a sea of “second-handers,” people who live only in others’ eyes—Roark stands alone and magnificent....   [tags: Character Analysis, Individualism]

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Driving While : Laws And Prevention

- Driving While "Intexicated": Laws and Prevention "Where u at?" - was the last text message 18 year old, Mariah West, sent before she lost control of her car and hit a bridge in May of 2009. She was on her way to a minor league baseball game and was replying to the player who invited her. As she looked down at her phone, she lost control of her car, slid across the median and hit the bridge. The car skidded on its roof and slid into oncoming traffic. Mariah was partially ejected from the car which resulted in her skull being crushed....   [tags: Text messaging, Mobile phone, SMS, Automobile]

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United States Entering World War Two

- How many people in this historic country really understand the events leading up to the United States entering World War Two. It began with the tragic event where the Japanese devastated the US fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Japan planned the devastating surprise attack to the Pacific Fleet that killed over 2000 people died, destroyed nearly 200 planes, and 7 battleships. Japan attacked the US at 0753 with the first wave, 0855 with the second wave, and ending by 0955. In one strike, the Japanese stopped whatever questioning the US had for joining the war....   [tags: World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbor]

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Energy Production And Distribution Of Energy

- The 2003 Northeast Blackout was a two-day nightmare that spanned from New York to Canada. This incredible event was not due to a storm, but computer and human error; affecting over fifty million people with estimated losses up to ten billion dollars and 11 deaths (Walsh, 2013). A loss of power turns inconvenience into a life-changing event when food in the refrigerator spoils, public transportation is useless, gas pumps are inoperable, and dark streets increase fear and anxiety. Even though power outages are a fact of life, few economies are equipped or prepared to provide their own power....   [tags: Fossil fuel, Alternative energy, Renewable energy]

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Guy De Maupassant 's The Necklace

- Guy de Maupassant is a realist whose claim to fame is the style in which he conveys political and socioeconomic themes in his literary publications. He achieves his writing style by putting small unfortunate life events under a spotlight. His literary performance is described in his biography from Cambridge, the writer says “He exposes with piercing clarity the small tragedies and pathetic incidents of everyday life, taking a clear-sighted though pessimistic view of humanity” (Halsey, par. 1). Guy de Maupassant’s story The Necklace is a great representation of the style he uses....   [tags: Guy de Maupassant, Short story, The Necklace]

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Jane Austen 's Sense And Sensibility

- Born in the late 1800s, Jane Austen was a novelist, writing romantic and domestic novels. Austen’s first book, Sense and Sensibility was published in 1811, and her last books including Persuasion and Northanger Abbey were published in 1817. She wrote only six novels, but her reader base is vast. Austen remains an influential literature figure to critics and present-day college students. Her credibility as a classic novelist has spanned from her first book in 1811 to present day. She was able to hold a spot among canonical texts for centuries, therefore, it is important to recognize the people who have been influenced by her words....   [tags: Jane Austen, Novel, Northanger Abbey]

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The Great Galveston Hurricane Hit

- May through November an African disturbance will enter the Tropical Atlantic and moves westward using the trade winds, because of the two world wars we are able to trace every major hurricane that has hit the gulf from an African disturbance. With that being said we know that The Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900 came from one of these disturbances. The Great Galveston Hurricane hit on September 8, 1900, killing no less then 8000 people. Before it hit Galveston it passed across the Leeward Islands into the eastern Caribbean late on Thursday, August 30th....   [tags: Tropical cyclone, Wind, Storm, Storm surge]

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Should Mandatory Immunizations Be Mandatory?

- Mandatory Immunizations Today society is given numerous civil liberties to adapt their own beliefs, and opinions to past generation’s staples like immunizations. The creation, and medical advancements of immunizations changed the course of several deadly diseases, such as measles and whooping cough. These diseases became less deadly through the use of immunizations, and thus the first-hand knowledge of their deadly complications went with them. Immunizations from newborn to adolescence should be mandatory....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Immune system]

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Industrial Engineering

- Industrial Engineering What is industrial engineering. The field of industrial engineering has had many definitions given to it. Most of the definitions include all of the same elements stated in slightly different ways. For example the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) defines industrial engineering as the profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to utilize economically, the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind....   [tags: Engineer Engineering Essays]

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History Of Basketball

- The game of basketball has evolved a great deal throughout the years. Basketball was invented on December 21, 1891. The inventor of the game was a Canadian clergyman, James Naismith (Joseph Morse, 1973). The game of basketball was fashioned from fragments of other games, seeking to eliminate flaws of indoor rugby, soccer and lacrosse. Naismith also borrowed aspects from the children’s game “Duck-on-a-Rock,” in which children tried to knock off a rock from a boulder by tossing smaller rocks from about 20 feet away (Lauren S....   [tags: Sports]

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Raptors: Birds of Prey

- What are raptors. The Merriam-Webster online learner dictionary defines a raptor as a bird that kills and eats other animals for food. More commonly, they are predatory birds. Raptors have physical and behavioral characteristics that distinguish them from other birds. There are many different types of raptors, some that we can even see in the areas where we live. Raptors are predatory birds that use their feet to capture their prey. Non-raptors use their beaks to capture prey. Their scientific classification is under the class Aves (birds), the subclass Neornithes (modern birds), and order Falconiformes (birds of prey) (   [tags: Animal Research ]

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Infant and Toddler Neglect

- Infant and Toddler Neglect Out of all different forms of abuse, infants and toddlers are more likely to suffer from neglect (Connell and Scannapieco, 2006). Severe consequences to children are the after effect of them suffering from neglect (Connell and Scannapieco, 2006). 71 % of children that are reported endure neglect based on CPS findings (Nicklas and Mackenzie, 2012) and one fourth of the children abused are less than 4 years old (Malik, Lederman, Crowson, and Osofsky, 2002). Neglect, a passive form of abuse, can cause detrimental effects physically, emotionally, mentally, behaviorally, and relationally to both infants and toddlers....   [tags: Infant, Toddler, Development, Suffer, Neglect]

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Events of Pearl Harbor

- December 7, 1941. “A day that would live in infamy”. Pearl Harbor, the place where the Pacific Fleet was stationed. Seen as a threat to the Japanese, with many battleships stationed there, stood a sign as a symbol of power. It was a regular day to many. But just before 0800, everything that day had changed. 181 Japanese aircraft was seen attacking Pearl Harbor. No one ever thought that this would ever have happened. It was a terrifying scene with many ships going down within the first several minutes of the attack....   [tags: war, attack, communication, military]

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Charles Herreshoff

- Charles Herreshoff After Agnes Muller died in the cold Prussian winter of 1766, her three-year-old son was alone in the world. It was said later, though there was no proof, that Agnes’s husband Corporal Eschoff went mad with grief – surely only that could have explained his subsequent abandonment both of his post as bodyguard to Frederick the Great and of his only child. In any case, he disappeared forever, leaving his former townsfolk with only the vague notion that he had "gone to Italy." The boy’s childhood has been lost to the past....   [tags: Biography Biographical Essays]

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The Contribution of the New Right to Our Understanding of the Role of the Family in Society

- The Contribution of the New Right to Our Understanding of the Role of the Family in Society The New right are very much like factionalists in their views of the family. Both see the nuclear family as the 'normal' family, therefore other families like lone-parent or reconstituted families are 'abnormal.' They refer to the family as the "cornerstone of society" so they do emphasise the importance of the family but do say its important in society and do not comment on how important the family is to family members....   [tags: Papers]

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The Modern Experience in Jean Toomer’s Cane

- Jean Toomer’s Cane elucidates the complicated racial plight of early twentieth century America. His assumably conscientious attempt to consider a social panacea is belied only by the appearance that the entire work fails to provide any direct solution to the modern experience. There exists, however, a referential significance that realigns his project with messages of Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio, an earlier work from the modernist canon. A close reading of Cane’s structure and thematic content suggests that the importance of sophistication and companionship found in Winesburg, Ohio epitomize the aspirations of modern maturity that Toomer recognized....   [tags: Toomer American Modernism]

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The Boxer Rebellion in China

- The Boxer Rebellion in China “China never wanted foreigners any more than foreigners wanted China men, and on this question I am with the Boxers every time. The Boxer is a patriot. He loves his country better than he does the countries of other people. I wish him success. The Boxer believes in driving us out of his country. I am a Boxer too, for I believe in driving him out of our country” – Mark Twain, Berkeley Lyceum, New York, Nov 23, 1900. The Boxer Rebellion soul purpose was to liberate China from foreign influence....   [tags: Boxer Rebellion Chinese History Essays]

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Hiroshima (Hersey) And Night (Wiesel)

- "There are no extraordinary men...just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with." Admiral William Frederick Halsey Jr. (Bull) (American Naval Officer who led vigorous campaigns during World War II, 1882-1959) The Benevolence Forged by War Often, we find ourselves facing dramatic events in our lives that force us to re-evaluate and redefine ourselves. Such extraordinary circumstances try to crush the heart of the human nature in us. It is at that time, like a carbon under pressure, the humanity in us either shatters apart exposing our primal nature, or transforms into a strong, crystal-clear brilliant of compassion and self sacrifice....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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War Without Mercy by Dower

- War Without Mercy by Dower In “War Without Mercy”, Dower’s principle is a surprising one: Though Western allies were clearly headed for victory, pure racism fueled the persistence and increase of hostilities in the Pacific setting during the final year of World War II, a period that saw as many casualties as in the first five years of the conflict combined. Dower does not reach this disturbing conclusion lightly. He combed through loads of propaganda films, news articles, military documents, and cartoons....   [tags: History World War II 2]

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- Individualism in The Fountainhead        Individualism, the doctrine of free thought and action of the individual, forms the basis of Ayn Rand's novel The Fountainhead. The major theme of her fiction is the primacy of the individual, the unique and precious individual life. That which sustains and enriches life is good, that which negates and impoverishes the individual's pursuit of happiness is evil. The Fountainhead is Rand's fullest explication of the primacy of the individual. As she worked out her interpretation of the inalienable rights: the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; and what these entailed, she saw three areas of conflict where these rights were held in...   [tags: Fountainhead]

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Education and Socialisation

- Education and Socialisation Sociologists from various schools of thought would generally agree that socialisation plays an important part in shaping people and their roles in society, through institutions like the family, the education and consequently the workplace. Here, we will look specifically at the education system and the notion that schools serve to reinforce social class divisions. There have been many changes made to the structure of the education system throughout the past century....   [tags: Papers]

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Tora! Tora! Tora!

- Tora. Tora. Tora. The surprise attack from the Japanese forces on December 7, otherwise known as ‘The Day of Infamy’, brought the United States into World War Two. A film that shows the moments leading up towards the attack is shown in the film, ‘TORA. TORA. TORA!’. In this essay, I will use the film as my historical source to reconstruct the events leading to the attack on the Pearl Harbour and the attack itself. ‘Tora Tora Tora’ shows quite frequently the attempts to form diplomacy with the U.S., so that both nations can have peace....   [tags: Film Movie Pearl Harbor WWII]

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Browning's Ordinary Men

- "There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are faced to deal with" (William Halsey). The same can be said about volatile men. This is the quote Christopher R. Browning thought of when he named this book. The men of the 101st battalion were rarely faced with decisions. Even if it had been proposed by Trapp the morning of Jozefow that "any of the older men who did not feel up to the task that lay before them could step out" (Browning, chapter 7, pg. 57), he didn't actually allow them any time to truly think about it....   [tags: Browning Ordinary Men]

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- Evaluation Of JFK Through out the course of history, America has seen great Presidents. These men all exhibited characteristics which helped them to be successful in their endeavor to become the nations leader. Among those characteristics are traits such as being a good spokesperson or leader and being fair towards all which makes for a good President. As President, one must make numerous speeches. Someone who has a phobia of making speeches in front of a large group of people, may find this job difficult....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- People are not alike. Everyone is different. This essay will start by giving a detailed description of what diversity is and how it applies in today's modern society. Although sometimes linked to equality and used interchangeably, the terms ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’ are not the same. It will therefore be necessary to define diversity. For the purpose of this essay diversity will be used in the societal context, the word societal will be used in relation to human society and its members, social institutions, societal evolution, societal forces and social legislation....   [tags: Multicultural Population, Migration]

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Haley's Comet is Only Comet Visible from Earth with Naked Eye

- A comet is a small icy body that travels in an elliptical orbit around the sun. Halley’s Comet, or 1P/Halley, is the most well-known “periodic” comet that orbits the solar system and returns to Earth’s vicinity approximately every seventy-six years. It is one of the only comets that can be seen from Earth that is visible to the naked-eye, and can appear twice in one’s lifetime. The comet’s last visit was in the year 1986, and it is calculated to return mid-2061. Halley’s Comet has been sighted and recorded for thousands of years by humans....   [tags: orbit, astronomy, solar system]

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The Jilting of Granny Weatherall

- The ambiguities in Katherine Ann Porter's "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" have provided fertile ground for widely different interpretations (B. Laman). I agree with Laman's viewpoint of this novel, which states that Granny did actually receive a sign from God, just not exactly what she had intended. However, I also agree with Hoefel's feminist interpretation, stating that Granny's character was formed by the diminutive treatment of men in her life. Granny demonstrated all her life that she is an independent and pragmatic woman, who does what needs to be done with or without a man....   [tags: American Literature]

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Sir Isaac Newton’s Principia and the Royal Society

- The publication of Isaac Newton’s Principia Mathematica is widely considered an extraordinary event in the history of science. In the Principia, Newton introduced a system of mechanical explanation of the world that revolutionized physics. Of particular importance in the Principia was Newton’s mathematical demonstration of the existence of the force of gravity, which he demonstrated to be at work in a wide range of phenomena. But as revolutionary as Newton’s discovery and demonstration was, the Principia also represented a revolution in the goals of science....   [tags: Isaac Newton, Principia]

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- Halley’sComet Comets have amazed, interested, and driven scientists to study them often. Comets like the Hale-Bopp have been seen by millions of people. Since the discovery of comets, scientists, astrologers, or and even your next door neighbor have been interested in discovering or studying comets. Like Halley’s Comet which has had a real impact on the history of comets. Halley’s comet put on bright shows for the planet Earth ever since 204 BC, maybe even 1059 BC. Its most famous appearance was in 1066 AD, right before the battle of Hastings....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ephesians: A Summary

- The purpose of this paper is to give a brief overview the New Testament book, Ephesians. The book of Ephesians is a letter written to the Christians at Ephesus. Most books attribute the authorship to that of the Apostle Paul. The intention of the letter to Ephesus is to help them understand God’s purpose for their lives, unity of the church, and the spiritual realm of the Christian life. Most writers seem to agree that Ephesians was a letter written by the Apostle Paul to the Ephesians. In Acts 1:1, It begins “I Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the saints who are at Ephesus and who are faithful in Christ Jesus” (NASB, 1995, p....   [tags: Scripture Analysis ]

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The Power of Dishonesty in Testify by Valerie Sherrard

- What happened when Carrie went over to speak to Halyey, what did she tell her friends Arriving at Hayley’s house, Haley wasn't too pleased to see Carrie. She began acting ill-mannered towards Carrie, although Carrie had informed her that many people are worried about her, Hayley didn't care what her friend had to stay. Hayley starts to yell, it was rude and hurtful things about her friends, Shana, Kyrsti, Jen and Lori. She begins with Jen saying, "She said it makes her sick, the way Jen stuffs food into her fat face at lunch." (Sherrard 45)....   [tags: stealing, abuse, betrayal]

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Effects Of Cancer Survivorship On The Patient

- The literature on the topic of cancer survivorship is rich in qualitative studies with extraction of quantitative data (see Appendix B). The impact of cancer on the patient is subjective, bringing ebb and flow of emotions during transition from treatment to recovery or survivorship to new normal. The subjective nature of qualitative studies create frank themes that appear similar in numerous studies; some themes may remain hidden in research due to the subjective nature of the participants not wanting to share their emotions of cancer survivorship....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Qualitative research]

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Mark Twain 's The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

- Samuel Longhorn Clemens, or better known as Mark Twain is recognized for his novels set in his adolescence (America 's Story from America 's Library). Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri and was the sixth of seven children. At the age of four, Mark Twain moved to a small frontier town in Hannibal, Missouri, on the banks of the Mississippi River with his family. Years later, on April 21, 1910 Mark Twain died in Redding, Connecticut in his sleep. Mark Twain’s purpose for writing his novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was to provide a clear view of the culture and lifestyle during the period of the novel....   [tags: Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn]

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Movie Analysis : Crimes And Misdemeanors

- With the ending quote from the movie Crimes and Misdemeanors “it is only we, with our capacity to love, that give meaning to an indifferent universe; and yet, most human beings seem to have the ability to keep trying and find joy from simple things – from their family, their work, and from the hope that future generations might understand more.” I am sure that most people can have there own opinion about the meaning of this quote. Therefore, my opinion of the meaning is that at times in our lives we feel alone in this world....   [tags: Meaning of life, Human, Life, Morality]

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The Invention Of The Scientific Revolution

- By the 17th century, certain scholars were losing patience with the unsatisfactory answers of traditional authoritative texts to explain natural enigmas. Furthermore, thanks to the Protestant Revolution, religious fanatics began appearing among the laity, and the practice of witch hunts became rampant throughout Europe--spreading fear and confusion in a desperate attempt to restore confidence in traditional authoritative texts such as the Bible. Consequently, when certain scholars such as Galileo Galilei began to exclude scripture or ancient texts from their research, a huge uproar awoke among high religious officials and fanatics alike....   [tags: Scientific method, Science, Scientific revolution]

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Sir Isaac Newton 's Life

- Max DeGroot Dr. Tatiana Allen Physics 1030 22 march 2016 Sir Isaac Newton (found in Dimski article) Newton once said, “I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.” Sir Isaac newton was not picking pebbles on the beach, but shaping the way we view the world to this day....   [tags: Newton's laws of motion, Isaac Newton]

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The Nature of the Hidden Curriculum

- The Nature of the Hidden Curriculum (a) According to Marxist, the main aim of the education system is to provide capitalist with a workforce equip with all the values, attitudes and beliefs that will assist them in their aim to maximize profits. If the aims of capitalism are to be achieved it will need to be consistently supplied with a docile, highly motivated and subservient workforce. The education system achieves this through the implementation of the hidden curriculum....   [tags: Papers]

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Art & Nature and Technology: Remaking Land and Body

- Technology is always advancing; in the 20th century mankind has seen the greatest, most exponential rise in technological advances than any other period of human existence. With this, art forms are also advancing, with the emergence of new mediums, art can be expressed in more ways than we ever thought possible. Computers have been especially beneficial in progressing the movement of art in modern society. With ways of communicating, networking and creating art all through a digital, simulated world, we are slowly substituting the real, with the virtual....   [tags: Technology Art]

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Life Can Not Be Lived Without Love

- Life can not be lived without love. This is the way the human race has begun to look at happiness and life. Society looks at lust, marriage, and love as a packaged deal and the key essentials to fulfilling the short years on Earth. Throughout these seemingly short years, each person experiences certain events and feelings that shapes them into the person they become by death. Each individual in society has their own way to approach this freshly developed social norm based on those experiences and lessons formed early on....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Courtship, Arranged marriage]

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The Nature And Structure Of All Matter

- sought understanding of the nature and structure of all matter, formed from the "solid, massy, hard, impenetrable, movable particles". Newton 's fundamental contributions to science, but the mysterious side to Newton that is imperfectly known, a realm of activity that spanned some thirty years of his life, although he kept it largely hidden from his contemporaries and colleagues. We refer to Newton 's involvement in the discipline of alchemy, or as it was often called in seventeenth-century England, "chymistry,"Newton published an incomplete theory of chemical force, concealing his exploration of the alchemists....   [tags: Isaac Newton, Physics]

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Memories in Katherine Anne Porter's The Jilting of Granny Weatherall

- In Katherine Anne Porter's "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" an old woman's light is slowly fading out and memories from her past are phasing in and out of her head as she lives out her final moments. The times she was "jilted" are pouring out of her memories, releasing themselves and allowing her the peaceful death she so desires. She has good memories: memories of her children, memories of her husband, and memories of her silly father: "Her father had lived to be one hundred and two years old and had drunk a noggin of strong hot toddy on his last birthday....   [tags: The Jilting of Granny Weatherall]

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Benefit of Guide Dogs

- Being unable to see is a challenging experience. Living life as a blind person can bring frustration and aggravation because they may not always know where they are going or what is going on around them. Often blind people desire to be independent, but lack the ability to live and travel on their own. Fortunately, there is a solution to this dilemma, without the help of another person. For blind people, having a specially trained dog to support them in their complicated day to day lives is a great option....   [tags: Impact on the Blind]

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the earths wind

- Extras Meteors A brilliant meteor, called a fireball, may weigh many kilograms, but even a meteor weighing less than a gram can produce a beautiful trail. Some of these visitors from space are large enough to survive (at least partially) their trip through the atmosphere and impact the ground as meteorites. Fireballs are sometimes followed by trails of light that persist for up to 30 minutes; some, called bolides, explode with a loud thunderous sound. Meteoroids The term meteor comes from the Greek meteoron, meaning phenomenon in the sky....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Clockwork Orange

- A Clockwork Orange Eat this sweetish segment or spit it out. You are free.& -Anthony Burgess Anthony Burgess has been heralded as one of the greatest literary geniuses of the twentieth century. Although Burgess has over thirty works of published literature, his most famous is A Clockwork Orange. Burgess’s novel is a futuristic look at a Totalitarian government. The main character, Alex, is an "ultra-violent" thief who has no problem using force against innocent citizens to get what he wants....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Biography of Isaac Newton

- Sir Isaac Newton was an English mathematician and physicist, considered one of the greatest scientists in history. He made important contributions to many fields of science. His discoveries and theories laid the foundation for much of the progress in science. Newton was one of the inventors of a mathematics called calculus. He also solved the mysteries of light and optics, formulated the three laws of motion, and derived from them the law of universal gravitation. Newton was born on December 25, 1642, at Woolsthorpe, near Grantham in Lincolnshire....   [tags: Sir Isaac Newton Essays]

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Why the Sea is Salty

- Why is the sea salty. One theory states that the sea is salt because of the “mid-Ocean” rift. Fresh basalt flows up through the rift along with “juvenile water; water that is made up of many of the components of sea water including chlorine, bromine, iodine, and many other molecules. Also some salts get into the ocean through volcanoes and even fresh water rivers carries salt into the sea. The sea is composed of many other things. Scientist over the years has conducted many experiments to prove not only of what the sea is made have but also many other things....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1 Peter '

- Final Project- 1 Peter 1:13-16 The book of 1 Peter was written by Peter around A.D. 62 and is written to the persecuted churches in Asia Minor; he is most likely writing from Rome. The occasion for Peter writing to these churches was that they were enduring a “fiery trial” and were going through harsh persecution and he is encouraging them and instructing them on how to stay strong and persevere. (Halley 662-663) The theme of the book of 1 Peter is: Living holy in a hostile world. In the midst of their persecution and in a time when Christians were being burned and killed for what they believed Peter writes to remind the church that regardless of their circumstances they are to live holy an...   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christianity, Saint Peter]

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Sir Isaac Newton, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Thomas Hobbes

- Isaac Newton Isaac Newton was born in 1642, the same year Galileo died, in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England on Christmas Day. He is considered one of the greatest scientists in history. As an English mathematician and physicist, Newton made important contributions to many fields of science. His discoveries and theories laid the foundation for much of the progress in science since his time. The three most important offerings of Newton are solving the mystifications of light and optics, formulating his three laws of motion, and deriving from them the law of universal gravitation....   [tags: Jean-Jacques Rousseau Essays]

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Miracles of Jesus in the Bible

- John's purpose for writing the Gospel of John is given to us in John 20: 30 - 31: " And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: But these are written that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name. The sign miracles that John writes about are turning water into wine, curing the nobleman's son, curing the lame man, feeding the multitude, walking on water, giving sight to the blind, bringing Lazarus back from the dead, and the miraculous catch of fishes....   [tags: Religion Christian]

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