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In Organic We Trust by Kip Pastor

- Check your supermarket, there could be lies on your food, telling you that what you are eating is organic and cared for but most of it is not. The documentary In Organic We Trust by Kip Pastor focuses on organic foods, what they are, how they are grown, and what makes them “organic”. What he finds is shocking and relevant to society today in every way possible. Pastor proves this to the audience by using a strong form of logos throughout the documentary. He conveys it to those watching by using pathos to play on their heart strings, but lacks via ethos to win over the rest of the audience....   [tags: Organic Foods vs. Non-organic Foods]

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Understanding Kip Kinkel: The Killer at Thurston High

- The lives of everyone in the town of Springfield Oregon changed on May 21st of 1998. A quiet boy named Kip Kinkel became known as “The Killer at Thurston High” after killing both of his parents, murdering two classmates, and severely injuring 24 others. There are many factors in the 15 year old boy’s life that led up to the horrific events that occurred on that day. The same factors that influenced the tragedy in occurring could have very easily insured that it never happened to begin with. On May 20th of 1998 Kip Kinkel was suspended from Thurston High for possession of a gun in his locker....   [tags: Mass Shooting Essays]

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In Organic We Trust, a Documentary by Kip Pastor

- ... However, when asked why organic foods are better than normal industrialized foods, almost all of the citizens did not have a clue as to why. Pastor then starts to explain the philosophy about organic, to prove a point about how easily one can be tricked into believing anything, unless properly educated. These points made by Pastor help him further establish his ethos, credibility and motives, Since the facts were extremely knowledgeable. Thus, informing the viewers that Pastor is very intelligent and knows a variety of facts about organic foods....   [tags: food companies, industrialized foods]

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The Documentary: Organic We Trust by Kip Pastor

- ... Then, Pastor goes on to explain numerous miss conceptions about farming and how foods are grown, therefore showing his logos. Throughout the whole film Pastor explains the truth about farming and not sugar coating anything in order to prove his message. In the beginning, of this film Pastor immediately starts the documentary off by demonstrating his ethos by introducing himself. Pastor then heads out to the New York City streets and asked random citizens if organic foods are better than normal industrialized foods....   [tags: farming, industrialized farming]

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Society´s Role in Morley Callaghan’s novel More Joy in Heaven

- Morley Callaghan’s novel More Joy in Heaven follows the short life of notorious bank robber and gunman Kip Caley. Callaghan's novel is based off and follows Red Ryan's now forgotten story almost word for word. Red Ryan and the fictional Kip Caley both face the effects of a being an outsider in a forceful, high-class society. Individuals and organizations play a huge responsibility role to ex-convicts; readers of More Joy in Heaven unfortunately see the side effects when selfishness and thirst for glory play into this important, delicate role....   [tags: Outsiders, Society]

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The Affect of the Parents of Kipland Kinkel on his Violence

- There are many contributing factors that lead up to the senseless act of violence, which might have been prevented if Kip's parents had recognized how disturbed their son was. Should parents be more involved with their children's everyday lives in order to maintain healthy relationships. The very first time when parents bring home a new born a bonding starts. A child is nurtured and raised with love and praise, but in some cases children do not live up to parents' expectations. This seemed to be the case with Kipland Kinkel, Kip didn't live up the standards his parents had set for him....   [tags: Oregon high school shooting]

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Love and War

- War has the capacity to foster love while equalizing social status. The novels The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje and A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute substantiate the fact, through fiction, that during war-time men and women who are not of the same station in life can find an incomparable love with one another. Each novel also gives evidence of love igniting during war and surviving the trials of time and distance. Hana and Kip from The English Patient and Jean and Joe both go through these trials and tribulations associated with love and war....   [tags: Literary Analysis, The English Patient ]

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Laos: The New Frontier for U.S. Companies

- The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare (MSLW) establishes the minimum wage for workers in Laos. In 2009 along with Federation of Lao Trade Union (FTLU) and Laos Chamber of Commerce the minimum daily wage was set to 13,385 kip (approximately $1.60) with the minimum monthly wage being 348,000 kip. In addition employees pay 8,500 kip ($1) meal allowance per day. Civil servants and state employees are paid 405,000($47.80) per month. They receive a stipend for housing and other government benefits....   [tags: International Government ]

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More Joy In Heaven

- In the novel More Joy in Heaven, written by Morley Callaghan, Kip Caley has a quest for a new life after prison. As he gets used to being a freeman he learns more about what he really wants in life. When Kip finds out what it is that he is searching for in his new life, like in all tragedies, it is too late. Because he is not sure if Julie, the girl, or the parole board is what he wants, he spends too much time trying to find out and when he knows it is too late. In his search for a new life Kip knows that he is a free man and wants to show it to the people while he says that he does not want to be viewed constantly by the public....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Consequences of War

- ... The war exposed Hana to the harshness of the world. Caravaggio mentioned that Hana sang the song “as if it was something scarred”; since the song represents Hana, this reveals that Hana is scarred. Moreover, the darkness that Caravaggio hears through the song represents all of the loss that Hana has experienced during the war. The “tentative circle of light” symbolizes the recent joy she has experienced in the Villa being surrounded by a family friend, a new lover and a new friend. It also symbolizes Hana’s previous life, where she did not experience loss, trying to fight its way through all of the darkness she had experienced due to the war....   [tags: The English Patient, Michael Odaatje]

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Transcending The Atrocities of War

- Warfare not only results in majority of casualties but also affect individuals both physically and psychologically. This can damage their sense of purpose and identity which can lead to difficulties in the way they relate to others. Art and religion proves to be the saviour of these individuals by helping them respond to the effects and aftermath of war with valour and resilience which not only helps them cope with stress and grief but also gives them the opportunity to interact and connect with others....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Video Games Relieve Stress and Cause Crimes to be Committed

- Video games are fun and are a great entertainment; sometimes even a great escape from the stresses of this world. They help us find ways to get out of sticky situations and help our minds think to be able to solve problems more efficiently. There are different video games ranging from Mario Brothers to Call of Duty. One thing that they have in common is violence. Violent video games have been around for a long time and there is always an opposition to them. Nowadays scientist have been looking at these violent video games and worry that they may have an effect on the minds of all that play....   [tags: abuse, alientation, violence]

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The Effects of War on the Characters of The English Patient

- Like a tree spreading its roots into the ground, cultural history is something that is deeply rooted in the minds of people. As the significance of Herodotus unravels itself in “The English patient,” Michael Ondaatje touches further upon the idea of how personal history is shaped by cultural history. Ondaatje refers to Tacitus, a great Roman historian, in the third chapter, “Something with Fire” in order to enhance the notion that times of terror can influence the shaping of an individual’s personal history....   [tags: Michael Ondaatje]

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The Destruction of Female Possession in The English Patient

- In Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient we see a world completely ravaged by war. The land itself is damaged, sometimes beyond recognition as it is torn apart by bombs. Just as these human-made structures have faced the damage of imperialism, so have female bodies in the novel. Ondaatje creates several parallels between man’s attempt to “own” the land around him and his “ownership” of the female body. As we see in the novel, this attempt at ownership almost always ends in destruction, “war,” and often, death....   [tags: Micheal Ondaatje]

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Film Reviews : Wonder Of The World

- ... The play’s set was okay for the mediocre standard that was established with the acting. I understood what setting they were in at all times, I even found it clever how they managed to keep the three restaurant scene simple and entertaining. The lighting was what you expect from a small theatre, you can easily tell they tried to maximize the usage of the lighting. But sadly, the setting and lighting are plagued by the poor management of costumes, props and sounds. The costumes were slightly above average....   [tags: Theatre, Actor, Play, Character]

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The Parents' Role in School Shootings

- When children commit a horrible act such as a school shooting their parents often look for someone or something to blame rather than looking at what role they, as parents, may have had in the tragedy. The often targeted entertainers, video game developers, teachers, drug companies, and writers are rarely, if ever, responsible for such tragic outcomes and, unfortunately, often become victims as a result of lawsuits filed in an attempt to place blame on them. The parents of dangerous children must be scrutinized and sued alongside every other entity being blamed for the heinous crimes that children commit....   [tags: Blame The Parents for Mass Shootings]

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The Reality Of Reality : The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills

- ... Carolyn Vander Schee and Kip Kline have agreed with Nick Couldry, another critic of neoliberal interference; on the definition of liberal ideals as they have quoted his 4th page of his 2008 article in which he mentions “neoliberalism, ‘identifies under one label a range of discourses, operating as a form of ‘‘common sense,’’ that absolutely legitimates the market and delegitimizes the social.” Carolyn Vander Schee and Kip Kline have expressed their fears for our society when they notice the latest generation of participants seem to move with a rather artificial eagerness in their role in the reality shows which Carolyn Vander Schee and Kip Kline theorize as neoliberal influence as they s...   [tags: Reality television, Television]

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Symbolism in the English Patient

- Micheal Ondaatje creates meaning and representation in The English Patient, through the structure of his novel. The author portrays the sequence of events in a non-linear fashion to incorporate them as a puzzle-like story. The puzzle is significant because, the reader is constantly unraveling the novels excerpts together. Symbolism is an important aspect of these passages because, it provides a better understanding of the issues related to the novel such as, destruction, identity, escape, unity, and love....   [tags: European Literature]

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The English Patient By Michael Ondaatje

- ... As referred to as “She” (Ondaate 1-23) throughout the beginning as shows her unwavering endeavour to not be seen and not to be noticed in the Italian Village that she is residing in as a nurse with correlation with the Canadian Military. The lack of her own external identity is shown again as he refuses to look to the mirror to view her while cutting her hair as it shows that she is no longer conjured with the objects that would be considered to be the primary necessity for many if not all women around the world ,as looking good is a priority for women, not a leisure....   [tags: British Empire, British Raj, Michael Ondaatje]

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The English Patient Film Compared with the Novel

- The English Patient Film Compared with the Novel The Novel: The English Patient is a fantastic novel and is one of the few truly great novels written in the last century. The author, Sri Lankan Michael Ondaatje, switches wonderfully between several scenes: the desert, the Villa San Girolamo in Tuscany, Italy, Dorset in England and Cairo. Each one of these perfectly crafted scenes is brought into being in an exciting and thought provoking way. The book is centred on four main characters: Hana, a Canadian nurse who has taken it upon herself to be separated from the other medical staff and remains behind in a mine-laden villa to tend to just one patient, the Engl...   [tags: Papers]

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Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient

- Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient The limited character in Michael Ondaatje’s novel, The English Patient, was Almásy. Almásy was a man who was burned from head to toe, and whose identity is unrecognizable thus making him a limited character. The novel takes place in a villa where the man was being taken care of by Hana, a young nurse who stayed behind to take care of Almásy while the rest of the nurses escaped to a safer place to stay. She calls him the English patient because of his accent, though she is unaware of where he is from....   [tags: MIchael Ondaatje English Patient Essays]

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The Characterizations on the English Patient

- In Michael Ondaatje’s "The English Patient," is set before World War II, critically illustrates four dissimilar characters who meet together at the Villa San Girolamo, an Italian monastery. Simultaneously, there is a groundbreaking love story happened among those four characters under that time frames. Those four main people are included, a burned Englishman Ladislaus de Almasy, a twenty-year old French-Canadian Army nurse Hana, a Sikh British Army sapper Kip, and Canadian thief David Caravaggio....   [tags: The English Patient, Michael Ondaatje]

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Alternative Cancer Treatment

- Alternative Cancer Treatment Today, many psychologists feel that psychological therapy can give cancer patients’ a longer life. The first to take this stance was Psychiatrist David Spiegel M.D., of Stanford University School of Medicine, in a 1989 study Spiegel gathered patients once a week to discuss there feelings about the cancer and here they received support from other cancer sufferers. “When Spiegel followed up a decade later, he discovered that patients who had participated in the sessions had survived an average of 18 months longer than those in the control group” (Clay,2000)....   [tags: Papers]

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Destruction through Imagery and Theme in The English Patient

- Destruction through Imagery and Theme in The English Patient The imagery in Michael Ondaatje's novel The English Patient serves to illustrate the theme of destruction in this novel. The setting of the novel as well as the characters themselves present to the reader a vivid picture of demolition. Critics also find that Ondaatje's imagery is a vital element in the presentation of this theme. The English Patient is set at the end of World War II in a war-ravaged Italian village. Ondaatje gives vivid descriptions of the damage the village sustained due to the war: As the hill town began to be torn apart like a battle ship at sea, by fire shells, the troops moved from the barrack ten...   [tags: The English Patient]

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Mass School Shootings in America

- If someone were to rely solely on television media, it wouldn’t surprise me if he/she thought that America’s schools were being taken over by these so-called “juvenile super predators.” The American people would assume that every quiet kid who gets picked on is going to turn around in school one day and start unloading his newly acquired firearms on his peers. This is hardly the case. While there may be an occasional “super-predator,” the media has highly over publicized these rare, extraordinary events....   [tags: Mass Shootings, School Shootings Essays]

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The English Patient - Techniques

- The novel, The English Patient, by Michael Ondaajte constructs meaning through the use of tropes, images and symbolism, instead of merely portraying a linear set of events. There are many intertexual references, tropes of covering, which serve to create and strengthen meaning, as well as bold imagery, which erects another level of significance. Symbolism plays a vital role in the formation of meaning, with fire, religion, the English Patients body and the desert being essential to the founding concepts of the novel....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Thought Reform of the International Church of Christ

- Thought Reform The International Church of Christ uses various means of the thought reform that Tobias and Lalich discuss. Beginning with the idea of deception, the recruiter tends to lead the potential member into a spiral of unknown information; they will not tell you from the start that they are a part of the International Church of Christ; instead they will say they are from a local congregational church that is interested in having new members join their congregation. Recruiters and members are also able to deceive potential members by being able to combine social events with Bible studies, not telling the person that they are actually attending a Bible study (Rauchno)....   [tags: dependency, ex-communication, denominational split]

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Facebook: The Fastest Growing Social Media Company

- Social Media helps us grow closer, connect us with more people, and allow us to meet people from different parts of the world. Facebook is the fastest growing social media company right now; almost everyone has a Facebook. Facebook has influenced our lives by allowing us to have a conversation with our friends without having to be in the same room. Facebook has changed how we socializes with one another. Even though Facebook can help people be more connected and closer, it does not have many positive outcomes in the long run....   [tags: modern communication channels]

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A Town Like Alice

- In the novel A Town Like Alice an enduring love gets it’s foundation during WWII when Jean and Joe develop the beginning of their relationship based on needs. Needs that are manifested during the horrific times they endured as prisoners of war. During a time of isolation and degradation the barriers of social status were obliterated and they found comfort in each other as well as a momentary escape from the misery of being prisoners of war. The connection Jean and Joe formed in Malaysia, during WWII, set the foundation for an undying and enduring love that lasted a lifetime....   [tags: Character Analysis, Jean, Joe]

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In Organic We Trust

- The taste of the processed chicken from my elementary school cafeteria remains imbedded in my memory. I can still taste the chunks of chicken that could not be broken up by my teeth, and the tired, lazy feeling I had walking back to my next class. This is the exact situation organic farmer and producers are trying to avoid by making healthy products. The documentary, In Organic We Trust, attempts to persuade the viewers that organic products create a healthy lifestyle, and improve living conditions for people all over the world....   [tags: Processesed Food, School Lunches, Diet, Health]

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Value of Life: Euthanasia

- ... In The Journal of Risk and Uncertainty W. Kip Viscusi and Joseph E. Aldy discusses the value of an average human life in all around the world. The value does of course vary from country to country and the differences are clear. The numbers goes from about 9 million dollars in Japan and Switzerland to under 1 million in Taiwan and South Korea. The US value is estimated to be around 7 million and the British about 4.2. (Kip Viscusi, 2005, page 16) On the other hand one of the strongest antagonist groups of euthanasia is deep religious groups, and in the US especially Christians....   [tags: the right to die, legality]

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Prose as Poetry in The English Patient

- Prose as Poetry in The English Patient "Never again will a single story be told as though it is only one." John Berger. The English Patient consists of the stories of its four characters told either by themselves or by Ondaatje. Two stories, the accounts of Kip's military service and the many-layered secrets of the patient, are developed while Hana's and Caravaggio's stories are less involved. However, none of these stories could stand alone. The clash of cultures and changing relationships between the characters provide the texture for the novel....   [tags: English Patient Essays]

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Cell Cycles and Proliferation

- Cell cycle is a complex mechanism that governs the cell growth and proliferation. Cell proliferation contributes to the continuity of life by producing cells, replenishing cells which undergone to cellular differentiation to acquired specialized phenotypes (function and morphology) to carry out living mechanism and towards the end-point-cell-death. Cell proliferation is determined by both extracellular signals such as cytokines and mitogen, and intrinsic cellular factors. Interactions of extracellular signals with intrinsic cellular factors trigger the biochemical events of cell proliferation....   [tags: Cell cycles, biology, ]

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Verisimilitude in The English Patient

- Verisimilitude in The English Patient One critic has written, "Ondaatje has always been fascinated by history - seen as a series of arcane stories about the past. In his hands, even the documents of history slide away from factual representation toward a haunting apprehension of indeterminacy." (Barbour 207). In The English Patient Ondaatje blends fiction and history into a socially conscious story. Verisimiliude is the aspect of belivability present in a novel. Ondaatje's use of the element of verisimilitude accentuates important undercurrents and events which are vital to understanding the novel....   [tags: The English Patient]

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A magnesium deficient diet inhibits tumor cell proliferation by altering the activity of cell cycle regulatory proteins.

- Magnesium is a vital mineral involved with many cellular and metabolic functions. As the most abundant cation in the human body, magnesium is essential to cell proliferation, protein synthesis and energy production (Wolf, et al 2007). Among its many functions, magnesium plays a central role in the regulation of cell growth (Ruben, 1975). As such, the relationship between magnesium and the proliferation and growth of tumor cells has been the subject of numerous studies. Cellular growth, cell cycle proteins and the role of magnesium....   [tags: Mg Concentration, Neoplasticity]

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Investigating Students' Intuitive Knowledge About Patterns That Are Discussed in the Science Classroom

- Abstract Professional scientists construct explanations to explain how and why various phenomena in the world operate. Formulating an explanation can allow us to engage in the scientific process by providing a better understanding of new phenomena and the ability to reflect on observations. Both the content and the form of the explanation can influence our understanding of the phenomena to be explained and how we perceive the explanation. In this paper I will attempt to understand in detail the relationship between the content and form of students’ generated causal explanations....   [tags: Research Analysis]

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Significance Of Minstrel Shows During The Nineteenth Century And Early Twentieth Century

- ... Minstrel show was popular among audiences due to its exaggerated depictions of black stereotypes. However, minstrel shows also gained popularity around Europe due to the diversified collections of entertainment forms. The striking attraction of minstrel shows was the facial expression of the artists. Artists of minstrel shows darkened their face with cork, and left their upper chin and lips normal, which depicts the black people with thick and ugly lips. Minstrel shows artists allegedly portrayed themselves as inferior, uncivilized to make white audiences feel superior and sophisticated to black people....   [tags: African American, Race, Racism, Blackface]

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Analysis : ' The Shotgun Lovesongs ' By Nickolas Butler And '

- ... I think Perry meant to say, we can 't die we just need to readapt ourselves this is what man do. In the past century the economy was base of the farms, the agriculture and coal mines provided job opportunities and solid economies. However the point of view that Perry and Butler meant to say is that the operations of family old farm don 't exist anymore, if you are lucky enough you will find yourself a lower salary job to survive. This is the decline of the economy, the family farm and manliness....   [tags: Man, Gender, Masculinity, Gender identity]

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Jude the Obscure: The Relationship Between Point of View and Setting

- ... For Jude, the atmosphere that Mrs Fawley creates is very intimidating. This is exemplified when the boy feels his aunt’s companions’ ‘glances like slaps upon his face’ (8). The reader may infer that Jude is sensitive and different, and this humiliation creates an oppressive situation for the boy. Later, Mrs Fawley refuses to acknowledge the comment made by one of her companions, the local washerwomen, who for instance says that Jude could ‘kip’ee company in your loneliness, fetch water ... help in the bit o’baking and (8)....   [tags: Thomas Hardy, novel analysis]

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How Can We Improve The Minds Of College Students?

- In a world that is ever expanding and ever shifting, how can we expect the young minds of college students to learn how to excel and be productive in a society that just won’t stand still. The key to advancement in an ever changing world can be found in the ability to think straight. Our success and growth here in this mortal world is undeniably dependent on our ability to think clearly and proficiently. Through clarity of thought, we can unlock the ability to take correct action as we make vital decisions throughout the course of our lives....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Learning, Thought]

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`` Let Them Eat Code `` By Atossa Abrahamian

- “Shepherding the homeless to the outskirts of cities and overcrowded prisons reveals something troubling about America’s pathos. Just as our institutions have fallen into decadence, so too have our social mores and our capacity to empathize with the less fortunate. Too often we would rather render the homeless invisible, repudiate them as mentally ill or criminal, than confront them for what they represent: the lingering inequities that gnaw at American democracy” (Sethi 2). American society’s tendency to paint a negative portrait of the homeless is allowing for the mistreatment and lack of concern for disadvantaged citizens, despite society being a causal part in the existence of homelessn...   [tags: Homelessness, Unemployment, Poverty]

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The Beginning Chapter in the Novel The Villa

- In every story the first chapter is usually essential for any book to be successful. It is necessary that in the very beginning, a few things need to be set right away that will create a prosperous book. Some authors realize that it is also advisable to make it that the first chapter ties most of the story together. Michael Ondaatje obviously new this when writing his novel. So he crafted a first chapter that did just this. The Villa sets the story up for an amazing novel, The English Patient. Michael Ondaatje starts the reader off in a villa in Italy towards the end of World War II....   [tags: herodotus, michael ondaatje, the english patient]

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Joan of Arc and the Siege of Orleans

- ... The next major battle, the Battle of La Rochelle, occurs 16 years later, and France regains control of the English Channel in a fierce naval battle. After that victory, France gave Scotland arms to attack England, but Scotland signs a truce with England to prevent further French agitation in the North. A few years later, Henry V landed in France with ten thousand men and besieged Harfleur, a port town along the French coast. The siege lasted for a month, and Henry marched into the town, victorious, with very few men, because most of them died from disease....   [tags: france and england war, battle]

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Can School Systems Afford the Financial Weight?

- For centuries, the value and methods of education have changed significantly in effort to improve student learning and enhance the educators’ styles of teaching. Naturally the cost of improving education could be costly for the school system and the superintendent that approves these changes. The financing and continuous upkeep of laptops in schools as an effort to improve student learning is a substantial risk for most communities; as it could be a success or failure, but the purpose and the vision is not unrealistic....   [tags: Education]

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Wormhole Is Best Bet for Time Machine

- Time travel, is it possible. For now no, but wormholes could make it a reality. Wormholes are a much unknown part of the universe they have been theorized to be used for time travel based on Einstein’s theory of relativity, which states that any mass curves space time. If they are found to be used for time travel they could cut down the amount of time needed to get to another universe and would create great leaps in science. Furthermore, wormholes are the key to more advanced space travel and maybe even time travel....   [tags: Wormhole, Time Travel]

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School Shootings - Failures of Welfare Society

- Schools are no longer a safer environment for teenagers and children in today’s society. Every year, many young lives are taken away due to school shootings. School shootings are widespread issue that seek attention because of their dramatic and frighten nature. These shootings results teenagers who have been harassed or bullied into depression come back with the guns to get revenge. However, School shootings are becoming more and more of an everyday incident around the world. School shooting is an event that is committed by a student with gun violence at a school campus or other institutions....   [tags: Teen Violence, School Violence]

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The Father of English Literature a Fraud?

- William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 and died on April 26, 1616. Stratford- upon- Avon was William’s place of birth and lived there up until his death. The renaissance was a time for the rebirth of art and literature; it took place during the years 1500-1688s. William Shakespeare long considered the greatest play writer in the English language has been questioned about whether he truly wrote his works. Shakespeare could not have written those plays by himself when all evidence is considered one must accept that....   [tags: shakespeare, writer, plays]

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Effects Of Tobacco On The United States

- Background and Thesis. On October 15, 1492 Christopher Columbus was offered dried tobacco leaves as a gift from the American Indians that he encountered. Soon after, sailors brought tobacco back to Europe, and the plant was being grown all over Europe (Vernellia 1999). The major reason for tobacco 's growing popularity in Europe was its supposed healing properties. Europeans believed that tobacco could cure almost anything, from bad breath to cancer. Tobacco was first discovered thousands of years ago; however, it was not until the end of the civil war that it became popular in the United States....   [tags: Tobacco, Smoking, Passive smoking, Tobacco smoking]

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Bullying And Its Impact On The Victim

- ... Since the victims are extremely bright, creative, dedicated, and self-assured and pose a threat to the bully, the bully has to use tactics the following tactics: blaming for errors, unreasonable work demands, insults and put downs, exclusion, stealing credit, threatening job loss, criticism of ability, and discounting of accomplishments to undermine them. As a result of these undermining tactics, the prey may experience fear, shame, tremendous humiliation, and loss of dignity, which impacts physical and mental health, and productivity in the office (Namie 2009)....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Workplace bullying, Employment]

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The Development Of Website And Social Media

- ... As the implementation of this regulation, most of government agencies in Indonesia are now using website and social media as one of their communication tools to the public. According to Lee and Park (2014), research about government interaction with public through social media have three major focuses: Western contexts, election campaigns, and on empowered citizen. By doing research in Indonesia government communication program through website and social media in a daily-basis communication, this research will contribute to fill the gap in this field....   [tags: Communication, Public relations, Sociology]

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The Snapshot Day:Was It A Failure?

- Aware of the serious financial situation the State of Illinois finds itself in, the Illinois Library Association is concerned that the role of libraries in the economic and cultural life of Illinois citizens might be under-represented in current and future budget negotiations. In an effort to help prevent this under-representation, the ILA Advocacy Committee sponsored a one day “Snapshot of A Day in the Life of Illinois Libraries”. DuPage Library System’s Denise Zielinski proposed the idea at the committee’s inaugural meeting in September....   [tags: Legislative Advocacy ]

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Should Juveniles be Tried as Adults

- Holden 5 Should Juveniles be Tried as Adults. Juveniles deserve to be tried the same as adults when they commit certain crimes. The justice systems of America are becoming completely unjust and easy to break through. Juvenile courts haven’t always been known to the everyday person. The Illinois Juvenile Court Act of 1899 was the first juvenile court established in the United States (Locked Up…). The juvenile court was created to handle the offenders on the basis on their rather than their crime....   [tags: crime, juvenile court, justice system]

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Understanding the International Church of Christ

- After understanding the belief system of the International Church of Christ, it may be easier to understand their religious practices that include the following: prayer buddies, discipleships, the One Year Challenge, and the ICOC Ministry Training Academy. Each has a pivotal role within the International Church of Christ and therefore will be discussed further in the following paragraphs. Once a week Bible studies are held within a group of members of the church. People are typically paired up with someone of the same sex, though opposite sex partners are not uncommon....   [tags: religious, sins, new testament]

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My Life With A Nurse Practitioner

- Strong-Or Not Enough Have you ever felt like quieting. Well, I have. At this point of my life with two kids a husband having everything women would love. “Yes_ I have” I feel like runny and live everything behind. And “are you are asking why” well let me start from the beginning. I just have 5 years of marring, but it feels like it has been 20 years. Well, I belief we all have ups and downs ones on our life, the true is that each one of us takes it different. Well I have being feeling down and at the same times feeling happy....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2006 singles, 2009 singles]

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Airport Security Is A Big Issue

- ... With people traumatized after 9/11 and wanting to avoid a chaotic environment, it has pushed them to drive further distances. Driving for a long period of time can be dangerous because it can be long and eventually the driver gets tired of driving and then we have a driver who is slowly falling asleep behind the wheel. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 60% of adult drivers – about 168 million people – say they have driven a vehicle while feeling drowsy in the past year, and more than one-third, have actually fallen asleep at the wheel (DrowsyDriving)....   [tags: Security guard, Security, Surveillance]

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Mass School Shootings in America

- American schools became dangerous places at the end of the twentieth century. Children as young as twelve and thirteen came to school not to study but to shoot as many people as possible. Even as these students transformed schools into war zones, teachers and other students did what they could to restore order and to save lives. In doing so, they became unlikely heroes on America’s latest battlefield. Although violence in schools is nothing new, multiple shootings are. According to the 1999 Annual Report on School Violence, the number of such shootings increased from one in 1994-95 to five in 1997-98....   [tags: Mass Shootings, School Shootings Essays]

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Smoking: Good For The Economy?

- Smoking, when one hears it they automatically thing death, but imagine being in a world where smoking was actually good for the economy. What would the person's expression be like. Smoking is one of the most harmful killers in the United States, but can it be good for the economy. Well as matter of fact, it may be unbelievable to some, but smoking is actually very good for the economy. Many studies have shown different types of facts of how smoking is erroneous to the economy, but recent studies have shown that the more people smoke, the sooner they will more than likely pass away....   [tags: Economics, argumentative, persuasive]

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Juveniles and the Justice System

- The United States sentences more juveniles to death than any other nation in the world (Justice, 2009) and our juveniles are being sentenced as young as ten years of age. These are juveniles being tried as adults, and something has to change and change fast. The younger generation is supposed to be our future leaders. How will our juveniles or the citizens of this country prevail if this continues we won’t be able to because most of our future leaders will be prisoner. (B, 2005) The U.S made legal history in 1989 when the world’s first juvenile court opened in Chicago (Rank, J.) Since 1990 many states have also adopted the “get tough” approach to juvenile justice as a response to the increa...   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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The Inefficiency of Airline Security

- Everyone who has gotten out of bed in the morning has been exposed to risks. Whether it be risks from the factors around them, from themselves, or from people around them, they have faced some kind of risk. Comparatively, risks presented by situations around them and by themselves are considerably controllable. The risks delivered by people around them, however, are the ones that tend to be the most formidable. When people have a determination to be destructive, they often select targets which will stir up the most attention....   [tags: TSA, terrorism, 9/11, racial profiling, TSO]

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Future of Farming: John Deere

- The future of farming is coming at us faster than anybody could possibly imagine. Who would ever think of touch screen displays and very advanced warning systems. These days we have stuff like automated crop reporting, harvest lab, and many more features. These are just some of the technology that can help shape the future for more precise and accurate performance of our equipment used in the agricultural word today. With this new technology that can drive your tractor you can take that girl on a ride on you're big green tractor because you wont have to drive it so you can pay attention to her next to you....   [tags: crops, farmers work]

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The international church of christ

- The International Church of Christ is a family of churches spread across 152 nations in the world. With its roots in the early 1970’s, it has spread so rapidly primarily because of its ambitions to have churches in every country, city, town, and village in the world to teach the lessons of God and optimize salvation for all. In 2008, there were 88,000 members and only 590 congregations; however, in 2013 there were reportedly 103,000 members in 650 international congregations. These hundreds of congregations are in fact racially integrated and made up of a very diverse population of people from different age groups as well as economic and social backgrounds (ICOC HotNews)....   [tags: thomas mckean, religious movement, cult]

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Social Theory and Karl Marx

- Karl Marx introduces theory materialistic in society. Karl Marx makes this theory aid to form equality between societies and have a better life of society. In Karl Marx era, his founds that huge gap in society between bourgeois and workers. Bourgeois enjoy the fruit of labour while workers contribute labour. Bourgeois introduce material forces of production based on Marx terminology that include capital, land and labour, whereas social relations of production refers to the division of labour and implied class relationship....   [tags: bourgeois, workers, society, economic]

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Women Of The Trojan War

- Women are designated scapegoats of societies throughout history. Women are blamed for using seduction to trick men or are used as prizes for men to fight over; consequently, this allows men to begin wars or arguments over a single woman. In the case of the Trojan War, as depicted through Homer’s Iliad, women are the outright reason for encouraging and causing the greatest heroes to fight for nothing. The Trojan War begins with the abduction of Helen (McAllister 8), which is described through previous mythology where Aphrodite awards her to Paris for judging that Aphrodite is the most beautiful goddess, thus beginning the cycle that women are made prizes....   [tags: Trojan War, Iliad, Greek mythology, Achilles]

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Recycling And Recycling Of Plastic

- Recycling Plastics In the 1870’s, plastic was discovered in the United States when John Wesley Hyatt was trying to create a different material to make billiard balls (Manrich, 3). Little did he know it would majorly evolve into material we use everyday. However, plastics are now taking over our landfills. The average American throws away one-hundred and eighty-five pounds of plastic a year (Popescu, 121). The answer to decrease this statistic is easy: recycling. I believe that recycling will help eliminate littering and the growth of landfills, while also creating jobs for the unemployed....   [tags: Plastic, Recycling, Plastic recycling]

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Market Failure And Society Relations

- ... According to the report from National Economic & Social Rights Initiative, the Affordable Care Act has rationed the health insurance according to the ability that American is able to pay. As an example, the Obamacare provides the cheapest health coverages to people who cannot afford to pay, instead of subsidising the coverage that they actually need. Furthermore, it argues that the health reform towards to the market-based reform. Since everyone is forced to purchase a health plan, it leads to an increase in demand of private insurance companies,that are incentivised to maximise profit, rather than providing a right care, where there is no any restriction on premium prices and insurer’s...   [tags: Health insurance, Health care, Economics]

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The Interference of Zeus

- The god of mortals and immortals, Zeus, is mentioned on almost every single page in The Iliad. In the ancient society of the Greeks, they practiced polytheism, which means they worshipped more than one god (Speilvogel 364). Zeus was the son of the titan Cronus and he was basically the god of the weather. He had the ability to strike with lightning bolts. The Trojan War was between Greece and Troy. However, it was not only fought by mere mortals, but by immortals too, fighting for their own personal agendas....   [tags: god mortals and immortals, greeks]

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Game-Based Learning (GBL) Tools

- The ideal of interactive, highly-engaging training and education is ancient. A Chinese proverb says: "Tell me, and I'll forget. Show me, and I may remember. Involve me, and I'll understand." However, the gap continues to grow between antiquated, passive training methods and a workforce that lives an ever more interactive, multimedia, user-controlled lifestyle. With game-based learning tools to bridge that gap comes the promise of vastly more productive and engaged students and workers—ones who embrace learning....   [tags: methods, gamification, games, learning]

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Joseph Plumb Martin, Biography

- Born in western Massachusetts in 1760, Joseph Plumb Martin was the son of a pastor; at the age of seven, he began living with his affluent grandfather. Almost as soon as the Revolutionary War broke out in the spring of 1775, young Joseph was eager to lend his efforts to the patriotic cause. In June 1776, at the tender age of 15, Martin enlisted for a six-month stint in the Connecticut state militia. By the end of the year, Martin had served at the Battles of Brooklyn, Kip’s Bay and White Plains in New York....   [tags: battles of brooklin]

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Adult Crimes Deserve Adult Punishment

- Adult Crimes Deserve Adult Punishment Thursday, May 21, 1998. In Springfield, Oregon, 15-year old Kip Kinkel opened fire in the cafeteria of Thurston High School. Two were killed and 25 others were wounded. Tuesday, March 24, 1998. In Jonesboro, Arkansas, 11-year old Andrew Golden and 13-year old Mitchell Johnson pulled the fire alarm and shot at the students filing out of the school. Five were killed and ten were wounded. Monday, Dec. 1, 1997. In Paducah, Kentucky, 14-year old Michael Carneal pulled out a pistol and began firing on a student prayer group....   [tags: Papers]

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Multiple Oppositions Approach

- Multiple Oppositions Approach I. The Multiple Oppositions approach is an approach that concurrently contrasts multiple target sounds to a comparison sound. Often there is a phoneme collapse, with many sounds being represented by one sound. The phoneme /d/ may replace /t/, /k/, and/or /g/. Any word containing replacement sounds is treated as a homophone. “For example, for a child who collapses voiceless obstruents to /t/ word-initially, the multiple opposition treatment set might include /t/~/k, s, tʃ/ and result in contrastive training words such as tip versus Kip, sip, and chip” (Williams, 2000, p....   [tags: Language ]

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Leadership and Loyalty

- “Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence” (Colin Powell). Striking the manifesting ideals of loyalty in English Literature reflects a strong sense of character in the tales of Beowulf, Hamlet, and King Arthur. Bound to the history of the medieval times, their loyalty to their people, church, and effect on modern day chivalry has made a large impact. The medieval times were always known for their concepts of knights, castles, the feudal system, and the chivalry that has been passed down through many generations that has created various stories....   [tags: kighthood, leader, gentleman, feudal system]

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School Violence - Giive Peace a Chance

-  "Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule." ( Buddha.) Beginning in 1997, the frequency of school shootings has been increasing at an alarming rate. On December 1, 1997, Mike Carneal walks into Heath High School in Paducah, Kentucky and opens fire on a daily prayer group. When the spray of bullets ceased, three young girls lay dead and five others were wounded. Classmates claim that Carneal hung out with people who did not believe in God and would sometimes heckle the morning worshippers....   [tags: Mass School Shootings Essays]

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Freedom of Speech: My Version and Theirs

- Freedom of Speech: My Version and Theirs The First Amendment has led Americans to believe in a hallowed sense of freedom that does not exist; freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in this country has never been absolute. You can't yell fire in a crowded theater, solicit bribes, make terrorist threats, slander another, intentionally inflict emotional distress or be obscene in public (Dickerson). What Americans do have a right to is their opinion and the means by which to express it, no matter if the opinion is favorable or not....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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Biological Theory vs. Behaviorist Theory in Aggression

- Biological Theory vs. Behaviorist Theory in Aggression Aggression is a problem that affects all members of society. There is no doubt that aggression pays off for some. Parents who yell and threaten punishment get results. The child who hits the hardest gets the toy. The brother who is willing to be the most vicious in a fight wins. The teacher who gives the hardest test and threatens to flunk the most students usually gets the most study time from students....   [tags: Papers]

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Women Who Changed Society Through Theater

- Women Who Changed Society Through Theater *No Works Cited Sarah Bernhardt strides across the pages of Susan Glenn’s book like a colossus. In her nine tours of the United States between 1880 and 1918 the French-born actress and master of self-promotion made an indelible impression on the American landscape that transcended the stage. Bernhardt and other turn-of-the-20th-century female performers became leaders of and metaphors for changing gender relations, says UW historian Susan Glenn in her new book Female Spectacle: The Theatrical Roots of Modern Feminism published by Harvard University Press....   [tags: Papers]

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The Fairy Tales of Gun Control

- When a madman in Dunblane, Great Britain rampages and kills 16 children, it was the fuel politicians needed to fire the anti-gun movement. Great Britain banned the sale and ownership of handguns in 1997. But nobody expected the surge of violent crime that followed. Britain's rate of assault, robbery, and burglary now exceed those in the United States. Murder and rape figures are now getting closer to U.S. rates. Between 1997 and 1999 were the highest murder rates in the past 10 years. According to Dr....   [tags: Second Amendment The Right To Bear Arms]

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Life in the Trenches Diary Entries

- Life in the Trenches Diary Entries November 1914 It's cold, damp and I'm tired. Some of the trench was blown apart today, we had to build it back up. We didn't have many trenches it was more of a spread out, open battle. Today I got shot in the leg (it's still hurting). They said they might have to amputate but luckily I pulled through without that happening. The commanders were harsh, they knew I had been shot and still sent me out on a patrol, I don't blame them though they're just following their orders I suppose....   [tags: Papers]

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Postmodernism in The English Patient

- Postmodernism in The English Patient   Postmodernism is one of the most controversial and influential intellectual movements to appear in the last fifty years.  In order to understand postmodernism, it would be wise to begin with a definition of modernism.  Modernism is a philosophy based on the belief that through Enlightenment values of rationality and the absolute truth of science, the human race will evolve into a utopia.  Modernists are Eurocentric, humanistic, and optimistic.  Postmodernism is essentially a rejection of modernism and all Enlightenment values.  More importantly, postmodernism looks upon the "modern" world with increased cynicism and disappointment.  Key them...   [tags: English Patient Essays]

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Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient

- Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient World War II was a traumatic and life-changing experience for all who lived through the time period. Michael Ondaatje’s novel, The English Patient is set in the direct aftermath of this turbulent and violent era. Each of his characters is effected by the death and violence that go hand in hand with war; Hana in particular is profoundly changed by her experience as a nurse in an Italian hospital. Hana is a woman in ruins, both physically and mentally; by looking at her experiences with death and her relationships to the English Patient, Kip, and her surroundings, she can be seen as a representative of the victims of war, a complex human face on...   [tags: Ondaatje English Patient WWII Two Essays]

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My Day - Personal Narrative

- My Day - Personal Narrative It is said that 666 is the number of the beast. This is completely wrong. It's 7:00. A pair of words glide slowly through the mists, floating up and down like a newspaper drifting across an empty street carried by a fresh breeze. They approach me, and gradually it occurs to me that the words are "up-town". They are shortly followed by another word, then another, until slowly a number of these words merge together to form a sentence. This sentence sits in the back of my mind for a few seconds like an embarrassed school-boy waiting outside the head-masters office, before eventually gathering the courage needed to break forward....   [tags: Papers]

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