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Comparing Shane and Pale Rider

- Comparing Shane and Pale Rider In Shane & Pale Rider, changing the boy to an adolescent girl (respectively) had a great effect on the elements of the story. In both stories, each child had a relationship with the stranger, but as we saw, the child's age and sex affected this bond. In Shane, the boy Joey was first to see the stranger riding over the edge. As he gets closer, Joey is in complete aw by the sights of the stranger Shane. Living on the land with parents that are always working for the family, Shane comes off as a gunslinger, something that Joey has always wanted to be....   [tags: Papers]

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Shane

- Shane Shane is a movie about a group of small town farmers who are being picked on by some cowboys. Then Shane mysteriously comes into view and tries to do the right thing by helping the farmers. Jack Schaefer wrote the script and the film was produced by George Stevens. Paramount Pictures released the movie in 1952. The characters in the movie were as follows. The main character in the film was (you guessed it) Shane, “the outsider” in this movie. Shane eventually stays with Joe Starret, his wife Marian and their son Joey....   [tags: Film Movies]

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A Review of the Film Primer by Shane Carruth

- A Review of the Film Primer by Shane Carruth This week I’m reviewing a film that was not hugely publicized, Primer. I’ll be telling you whether it’s a must see cult film to be or whether the film wasn’t publicized for a good reason. Basic run down of the story is that a group of amateur inventors who want to create something more than the simple low profit creations they have come up with so far. They create a machine which slows down or speeds up time of the space inside it. After discovering this ‘device’ the group uses this to travel, a few hours at a go, through time....   [tags: Papers]

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“Shane” by Jack Schaefer

- In the novel “Shane”, by Jack Schaefer, Marian, the wife of Joe and the mother of Bob is initially played out to be a very simple character. She cooks and cleans and cares for her family. She starts to develop a more complex character as Shane arrives. You can tell from the beginning that Marian wants to impress her guest with her cooking and her curiosity of the latest fashions. But as the novel progresses you begin to see that Marian may want more from Shane than originally shown. In the beginning of the story, Marian just thinks of Shane as a guest, she cooks and cleans for him and makes sure he is at home....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Judging Someone by Their Appearance

- Have you ever looked at someone and judged them by their appearance. Normally it’s about how they look or how they’re dressed. How the outfit they are wearing is definitely something you would never wear. People who struggle to fit in don’t want to be “that” person. So they try to create the appearance that would please the people that would judge them. For girls, this appearance is the skinny, tan, girl who wears all name brand clothing. Because of this, the girls trying to fit in by starving their selves to be excepted....   [tags: fit in, girls, personality]

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Discrimination Against Same Sex Couples

- Denying same-sex couples the right to marry causes gay and lesbian families to appear as second class citizens and sends the message that it is acceptable to discriminate against them. For the longest time civil rights has been a battle of right and wrong, affecting the lives of many people around the world. Discrimination against gays denies them their civil rights with regards to their social roles in marriage work, and everyday life. As of now, 17 states in North America have licensed and legalized same-sex marriage....   [tags: rights, marriage, equality]

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Duke Players in NBA

- Mike Krzyzweski has sent the most players to the NBA in the past 15 years. As a matter of fact he has 15 ex-Blue Devils in the NBA. Danny Ferry was the first his players to graduate to the NBA. In 1989 he was drafted by the Los Angeles Clippers, and in 2003 helped the San Antonio Spurs win a NBA title. Christian Laettner was second in line, he was drafted 3rd overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1992, and recently retired in 2005 with the Miami Heat. Laettner wasn?t the only player from the 1992 championship team to branch off into the NBA Grant Hill came right behind him in 1994, when he became the 3rd overall pick in the NBA draft, after being drafted by the Detroit Pistons he was tra...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Movie Analysis: Brokeback Mountain and The Love of Siam

- Brokeback Mountain and The Love of Siam are two movies, which two main characters from each film, namely Ennis and Jack from Brokeback Mountain and Mew and Tong from The Love of Siam, all four of them have a connection that goes from friendship to a homosexual relationship, respectively. Four of them are commoners that end up being infatuated with each other. These commoners have situations that they breeze along that directed them to a same-sex relationship amongst them. In particular, Ennis and Jack takes on shepherding job on Brokeback Mountain together, and while being there together for a long time and having each other’s back, their friendship becomes stronger....   [tags: Ennis and Jack, western culture]

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The Boxer Oscar De La Hoya

- “Whatever comes next for me, as far as boxing is concerned, I have no regrets. I would never change what I've accomplished and the history I've made.” (Oscar De La Hoya). This quote was said by the one and only Oscar De La Hoya, the man who I chose to write about. Oscar was born in Los Angeles, CA on February 4, 1973. His nationality is American from a Mexican origin and comes from a boxing family. His nickname was “The Golden Boy”. I chose Oscar De La Hoya, because he is the greatest boxer known to man....   [tags: sports, Oscar De La Hoya, ]

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Personal Perspective on the Science Versus Religion Debate

- Personal Perspective on the Science Versus Religion Debate In Alfred North Whitehead’s “Religion and Science”, he nullifies the argument between the religious factions and scientists of the world by eliminating all grounds for the argument. Although debated to the “ends of the Earth”, Whitehead points out that these two subjects are actually based upon events that are unrelated. He states “Science is concerned with the general conditions which are observed to regulate phenomenon; whereas religion is wholly wrapped up in the contemplation of moral and aesthetic values”(Whitehead, Religion and Science)....   [tags: Theology]

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Cricket's Greatest Batsmen: From Sachin Tendulkar to Don Bradman

- Growing up in a country, where cricket is passion, obviously meant that most of children in India grew up with icon figures of cricketers as role models be it Sunil Gavaskar, who broke the record of Sir Don Bradman of scoring maximum centuries in test cricket, or Kapil Dev under whose captaincy India won the first world cup way back in year 1983 beating fancied and favorites West Indies with the best pace attack of Malcolm Marshall, Michael Holding, Andy Roberts and Joel Garner, the best opening pair of Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes, the best middle order consisting of Vice Captain Sir Vivian Richards and Captain Clive Lloyd with Larry Gomes, Gus Logie, and Jeff Duzon....   [tags: team sports]

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John Donne: A Poet Out of His Time

- John Donne: A Poet Out of His Time      "The first poet in the world in some things," applauded Ben Jonson of his friend, John Donne (Donne, John Donne: A Selection of His Poetry 11). In the midst of the stylized and often frivolous verses of the Elizabethan and cavalier poets, John Donne's work emerges as startling, intellectual, and honest to human nature and emotion- classifying him as the first of the modern poets. Through an exploration of Donne's "The Sun Rising" and "The Flea", we shall reveal Donne's innovative style and technique, and how this repels him from the poetic orthodoxy of the seventeenth century and towards the style of the modern age....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Cell Phones in School: Nuisance or Learning Tool

- ... Shane states, “The idea of allowing phones in class is being raised as a possible safety measure after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting” (A4). Recent increase in violence should exemplify the importance of cellphones in pacifying this increase in violence. Cell phones in school would allow students and parents to stay within easy access in case of emergencies. In some cases, schools have started relaxing cell phone policies due to disasters over the years. In the USA TODAY article journalist Josh Higgins quotes Dan Domenech, Executive director of the American Association of School Administrators he tells of how cell phones have started increasing in numbers....   [tags: information technology and education]

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The Night Of August 31st 1986

- On the night of August 31st 1986, Angelique Lavallee a battered 21 year-old woman in an unstable common law relationship was charged with murder. She shot her spouse, Kevin Rust in the back of the head while he was leaving the bedroom. Angelique was in fear for her life after being taunted with the gun and was threaten to be killed. Hence, she felt that she had to kill him or be killed by him. The psychiatrist Dr. Shane, did an assessment and concluded that she was being terrorized by her partner....   [tags: Abuse, Law, Jury]

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Celebrities Should Be Legal For Health Promotion

- Celebrities are powerful in drawing people’s attention on lots of issues, they can amplify a negative issue that they feel are being neglected. When celebrities endorse health promotions their status can allow millions of followers to understand a certain issue, allowing people to donate and raise awareness for the cause. However, this often causes an ethical issue. Many celebrities do not decide to do a promotion because they feel passionate about it, they are often driven by the money given by doing it with even the celebrities’ behavior defies the campaign’s initial purpose....   [tags: Cancer, Tobacco smoking, Health promotion]

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My Experience At The Beach

- When thinking of the beach, I think of it as a warm and relaxing destination. A beach is a place to step away from the world for a few hours and enjoy oneself. Little did I know my perspective of the beach will change. I lived in Florida for a year, two of my good friends Shane and John decided to come down for a week. It was John’s first time traveling to Florida so I tried to think of as many fun and interesting activities as I could to have planned for them. I thought we could explore the wet lands, travel to Key West and spend time at the beach near my house....   [tags: English-language films, Thought]

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Nationalist Movements in Britain

- “Combo: But I've got one question to ask you. Do you consider yourself English, or Jamaican. [There's a long uneasy silence, as Milky looks around nervously to the rest of his friends... ] Milky: [eventually] English. Combo: Lovely, lovely, love you for that, that's fucking great. A proud man, learn from him; that's a proud man. That's what we need, man. That's what this nation has been built on, proud men. Proud fucking warriors. Two thousand years this little tiny fucking island has been raped and pillaged, by people who have come here and wanted a piece of it - two fucking world wars....   [tags: immigrants, world war I, racist violence]

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HIV and The Magic Johnson Foundation Research

- ... Through the Taylor Michaels Scholarship Foundation it helps people who don't have enough money for college, go to college (“Magic Johnson Foundation Home”). The beneficiaries of the Magic Johnson Foundation are people who live with the virus, or poor citizens. It helps people living with HIV-AIDS (“Magic Johnson Foundation Home”). Citizens in urban communities are also being assisted thanks to the foundation (“Magic Johnson Foundation Home”). It also helps people who do not have an education, or lack of education (“Magic Johnson Foundation Home“)....   [tags: heroism, hall of fame, career]

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A New Teaching Style For The Class Environment

- For this week class, we applied a new teaching style for the class environment, which the roles of students and instructor were revised. The main focus of the lesson is based on the Relational Leadership Model, but this new method helped us to have deeper understandings of the materials. Just like Shane said before we started applying the method “The way you look at the readings will be different based on your role of teacher or student.” In the beginning of chapter three, it described how the role of the relational leadership should be a process that raises all participants to levels at which they can become effective leaders....   [tags: Management, Sociology, Leadership, Hero]

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Are Celebrities More Influential Than A Public Health Campaign?

- “Are celebrities more influential than a public health campaign.” Celebrities are powerful in captivating the populations attention on their chosen f issues, they can amplify a negative issue that they feel is not being addressed enough. When celebrities endorse health promotions their status can allow millions of followers to understand a certain issue, allowing people to donate and raise awareness for the cause. However, this often causes an ethical issue. Many celebrities do not decide to do a promotion because they feel passionate about it, they are often driven by the money given by doing, while even the celebrities’ behavior away from the promotion defying the campaign’s initial pur...   [tags: Cancer, Tobacco smoking, Health promotion]

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My Year Of High School

- People have many different friends over their lifetime, some lasting a short period while other friendships last a lifetime. From kindergarten until my junior year of college, I had one constant best friend, who will be called Shane. Shane was a great friend growing up, even though he tended to get into some trouble at times. He was a smart, happy go lucky kid who was always making people laugh and feel comfortable. I always knew that no matter what, I could count on him. When we were in high school, he started to spend time with a different group of people who made choices I did not agree with or want to be around, but we still spent time together outside of those groups....   [tags: High school, Friendship, College]

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Relationships With His Parents And His Peers

- Throughout Andy’s story, he demonstrated having relationships with his parents and his peers. The more important relationships were with his friends, which helped him identify his self-acceptance. According to Garrod (2012), peer relationships include close friendships, cliques, peer groups and crowds, and romantic relationships (p. 143). Andy experienced relationships with friends, lacrosse team, and romantic encounters. His first relationship with friends started when he was a young boy in camp....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Friendship]

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Institutional Analysis : Canadian Employment Insurance Commission

- Institutional Analysis Paper Canadian Employment Insurance Commission Shane Calderwood SDS 231R Social Policy October 20, 2015 Description of the Organization The Employment Insurance Commission (CEIC) is an organization in Canada that plays a major role in the implementation of social policy regarding Employment Insurance. The organization is responsible for many important factors that shape and mould Canadian governmental policy regarding Employment Insurance....   [tags: Unemployment, Employment, Government]

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Wrestlemania 15

- Wrestlemania 15, outside of the main event, a surprise HBK appearance, and Triple H's infamous heel turn, is really one of the biggest disappointments. The attitude era was great no doubt about it, but a lot of the wrestling entertainment here, seems to be non existent. I cannot stand Michael Cole either, I have always found him to be, a mediocre announcer, so I was really happy, that J.R got to announce the main event. Wrestlemania 15 is memorable though for me, because Stone Cold Steve Austin, and The Rock are my two favorite wrestlers of all time, and seeing them put on one of the greatest brawling clinics in wrestlemania history, was fabulous....   [tags: Entertainment]

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Adam Earl Poole : The Lives Of Myself

- Adam Earl Poole, also known as “Pete”, touched the lives of myself, and many other people. He was generous, considerate, compassionate and caring. He loved everyone who came into his life, and made his life worth living. He loved his wife, his family, his friends and especially loved hunting and fishing with family and friends. He couldn’t wait to marry his high school sweetheart, Allie and couldn’t wait to get a house together and start a family. Adam was so helpful and fun to be around. He made friends instantly....   [tags: Love, English-language films, American films]

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The Tragedy Of The Hartsville Murders

- The Hartsville Murders The first murder happened on Monday, October 19. Sixty year old Diana Dixon was gardening when a stranger killed her instantly with a blunt object. The police arrived two days later when a neighbor called her in missing. The autopsy report showed signs of blunt force trauma and internal bleeding. The police got a suspicious call that monday but ignored it. The murder weapon was found next to Diana. It was a spade. After the police questioned Diana’s adopted kids, David and Jenny, they were released until David’s prints were found on the murder weapon....   [tags: Murder, Capital punishment, Life imprisonment]

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Case Study : Management Training Dilemma

- Finding the most effective way to train management can sometimes be very difficult, especially for large organizations like hospitals. In the case study “Management Training Dilemma”, Shane Alexander, the personnel director at a hospital, wants to implement a new training program that she discovered at a conference. According to Schermerhorn (2012), “The cost of the program was $3,500 for an initial purchase of the videotapes plus 50 workbooks. Additional workbooks were then available at $8 per copy” (p....   [tags: Scientific method, Observation, Project management]

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Common Causes For Diabetes And Other Blood Sugar Disorders

- Millions across the world is engulfed by diabetes disease like never before, thanks to our changing lifestyle, stress and lack of exercise. And diabetic patients are usually on anti-diabetic medication for lifetime. And if their sugar levels are not controlled, they may be prescribed insulin. Diabetes and other blood sugar disorders are caused by what we eat and the way the live. You can cure yourself by making healthier food choices and living better. Changing your diet and lifestyle will both prevent and cure blood sugar disorders....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Blood sugar, Sugar]

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Comparing the Moral of Shane and A Christmas Carol

- Comparing the Moral of Jack Schaefer's Shane and A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens            In Jack Schaefer's novel Shane, Jack Schaefer states his opinion on peoples ability to change.  Shane says to Bob, "A man is what he is, Bob, and there's no breaking the mold."  Jack Scaefer supports this quote by making Shane return to his old method of dealing with problems.  When Shane first arrived he was dessed in all black.  Shane later tells the Starrett family thatr he was a gunfighter in his past.  Later in the novel you can tell that Shane is to avoid his past, Shane begins to dress in colors besides black and he also tries to handle problems verbally rather than physically.  Sha...   [tags: Jack Schaefer, Charles Dickens]

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A Memorable Game of Cricket

- A Memorable Game of Cricket Statement of Intention: My intended audiences for this piece of writing are teens who are interested in sports. I aim to show them that in times of need how people from all different interests come together as one to help those in need. I plan to do this with a very soft, friendly yet excited tone of writing, which I am writing a journal entry. Dear Diary, Cricket, one of the best sports any can play, where eleven fielders and two batsmen stand on a field trying to show how they are better than the other....   [tags: Art]

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Why Are India The Firm Favourites For The Next Year 's World T20?

- Why are India the firm favourites for the next year’s World T20. The cricketing fans couldn’t have expected a grander start to 2016 as the World T20 is scheduled to begin on 8th of March in India. It is the first instance when the country will be hosting an ICC event without collaborating with other nations. The most entertaining format of the game will mesmerize the entire cricketing universe for over a month when 16 countries will go toe to toe to conquer the richest prize in the format. New teams like Oman, Hong Kong will be seen competing in this tournament....   [tags: India national cricket team, Cricket]

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COACH K

- The emotions Mike Krzyzewski displays on the courtare the hallmarks of any college basketball coach.His angry stare from the bench seems to sear referees. A snarl of disgust from the Duke leader gets his team back in line, and fast.showed a softer side. He cried. From those tears sprang a new beginning. Duke’s loss to Connecticut in the NCAAchampionship game no longer mattered. The stunning departure of five players, three of those leaving early for the NBAdraft, became distant memories. His physical pain became an afterthought on that April day when, recovering from hip-replacement surgery, ChrisCarrawell, Shane Battier and Nate James paid a visit to his home....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Wrestlemania 17

- Wrestlemania 17 is a Wrestlemania for the ages, and one that in my opinion, could never be outdone. Brilliantly booked, complete unpredictability, so many wonderful surprises, along with numerous classics, make this the ultimate Wrestlemania. The crowd is huge, very loud, and incredibly atmospheric. Matches. WWF Intercontinental Championship William Regal Vs Chris Jericho|C|. Big pop for Jericho. The perfect way to start an opener, with one of the most popular superstars, and a great unique competitor in Regal....   [tags: Film Review]

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The Death Of Osama Bin Laden

- I remember this day, May 1st 2011 when the death of Osama bin Laden made headlines in all the media houses not only in America but also in the rest of the world. Bin Laden, his guards, and one woman were killed while several others were injured in his house in Abbottabad, Pakistan during the 38-minute raid conducted by American commandos. I was watching CNN News when President Obama proudly announced that, “I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al Qaeda and a terrorist who’s responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women and children.” His body was later dumped into the...   [tags: September 11 attacks, Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden]

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Italian Neorealismd Films

- Italian neorealism, a film movement pioneered in Italy is recognised by its use of non professional actors, being shot on location, and plots concerning the working class or the impoverished. Italian neorealist films dealt with difficulties faced everyday by the working class; the stories were prompted by the conditions left after the second world war, and they often had open ended narratives. Stylistically the films were loose, fluid, often documentary-like.[1] Neorealist pioneer, Cesare Zavattini, wished to eradicate the use of contrived plots and professional actors, and the critic Umberto Barbaro stated Neo-Realism will take care of what is lacking in current Italian cinema....   [tags: Reality, Politics]

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The Engineering Code Of Ethics

- Engineers: Faithful to Employment or Employers Engineers are expected to constitute their professional decisions through the engineering code of ethics. But what is the right decision when their judgment is overruled by securing their employer’s profit under circumstances that endanger their customer’s property. This was Shane’s dilemma when 1 out of 150 chips were found defective in his chip production line. Discarding the defective chips was generating an $8,671.00 loss to the company; thus Rob, his manager, proposed to release all chips to the market without previous quality control....   [tags: Ethics, Management, Quality control]

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I Stand Up For Myself By Shane Koyczan

- “This is who I am, this is how I stand up for myself” as quoted by Shane Koyczan was about his identity by people labelling him as pork chop. In school, many students had experienced bullying that can destroy someone’s identity such as a girl who called ugly. Therefore, it is all about bullying about the appearance of a person. This slam poem was about the internal and external surface defining of an identity; the idea of conformity. With that in mind, Koyczan talks about what is being against normality....   [tags: Race, Racism, Race, Adultism]

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A Western Hero in Shane

- A Western Hero in Shane The western genre plays an important part in the mythologising of American history. The way the western genre and particularly the western hero are put across in such films as Shane, are most likely not how real life in the 1880s was. In Shane the hero arrived on horseback, he was confident, handsome and managed to charm the female character, Marion, almost immediately. Typically, throughout the film the mysterious gunslinger was wearing a cowboy hat and a holster around his waist....   [tags: Papers]

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Finding Your Place in High School

- “Why fit in when you can stand out?” You have been told this your whole life. But whose responsibility is it to find out where you fit in, yours. Or your peers. Your adolescent years are all about trying to not stand out, and trying just as hard to fit in with the “in crowd.” You use more energy trying to “fit in,” instead of just spending all your energy on being who you really are. A group of friends are suppose to have things in common, but that is hard when everyone is putting up a fake persona....   [tags: stand out, fit in, high school]

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The Creation Of The Hood

- The Creation of the Hood The hood, short for neighborhood, of a predominantly poor, minority area is vastly different from the neighborhood of middle or upper class suburban area. Whereas one is overridden by violence, hopelessness, and a sense of confinement, the other is an exemplification of the American dream, prosperity, and opportunity. The polar differences between the two areas are not coincidental, but, rather, consequential. Beginning in the 1960’s, shortly after the end of segregation by the Brown vs....   [tags: Suburb, City, Inner city, Urban decay]

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WWF Review

- Survivor Series 1999 is memorable for a lot of things, but not many of them good. When was the last time you heard a crowd yell "Boring" during a Kurt Angle match?. The running over Austin storyline was well done, but The whole Big Show experiment turned out to be a failure, The Rock or Triple H should have went over here. 1999 was exciting a lot of the time, but also way overbooked at times, and this event proves it. Your hosts are. Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross. The Godfather, D'Lo Brow&The Head Bangers Vs The Dudley Boys&The Acolytes....   [tags: Television Review]

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Shane Medows' Portrayal of His Own Life in This Is England

- “This Is England” directed by the well acclaimed Shane Meadows portrays him as a young boy and his experiences growing up which he wanted to implement into this film. Characterization was well portrayed in This is England, especially through the main character as his emotional side developed throughout the film which one could argue revealed how Shane truly felt while growing up. It portrays him as a young boy growing up in England during the working class years of the 1980’s. Shane Meadows portrayed his own experiences into this film and shown the culture of life....   [tags: characters, realism, film]

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Blaming Gorbachev for the Collapse of the Soviet Union

- Blaming Gorbachev for the Collapse of the Soviet Union On December 5 1991 the Soviet Union was declared officially non-existent, radically changing the world’s economic and political environment. On the 10 February 1991 Heydar Aliyev spoke in Parliament warning of his anticipation that the Soviet Union was to collapse, “The Culprit to be blamed is Gorbachev”. There is no doubt Gorbachev played a prominent role in the fall of communism in the USSR and the collapse of the USSR itself, as well as acquiring the responsibility for ending the Cold War, a major post-war tension....   [tags: Papers]

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A Public Office

- According to the state law, once an individual is 18 years old, he or she has the rights to vote and to be voted for. These laws mean that an individual who is the age of 18 years can run for public office. However, the national law also states that an individual who is under the age of 21 years and consumes alcohol is underage. By reason, this means that the government is permitting underage individuals to run for, and hold, a public office. To hold a public office requires a great deal of decision making and critical thinking....   [tags: Alcoholic beverage, Alcohol, Alcoholism, Mayors]

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Model of Power within Organizations

- Introduction To explain the statement: 'Power does not flow to unknown people in the organization', I will give an overview of the Model of Power in Organizations according to Mc Shane and Von Glinow, which includes a definition of the meaning of power, the different sources of power, and the contingencies that need to exist before sources of power will translate into actual power. Finally, I will provide a conclusion and recommendation. The Sources and Contingencies of Power in Organizations McShane and Von Glinow define Power as “the capacity of a person, team, or organization to influence others” (300)....   [tags: Legitimate Power, Reward, Coercive Power]

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The History of the WWE

- WWE's business focuses on professional wrestling, a simulated sport. It is currently the largest professional wrestling business in the world. The business previously existed as the Capitol Wrestling Corporation (CWC), which promoted under the banner of the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF), then the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), and later World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Since then the business has grown into three brands, RAW, Smack Down, and ECW. The McMahons keep this wrestling business in their family for fifty years, with the help of a few friends, which made this business what it is today....   [tags: wrestling, sports]

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Drugs in the Water: What Can We Do?

- Drugs in the Water: What Can We Do. Water is one substance vital to human life and yet so easily overlooked in importance. Many third world countries may have contaminated water sources, but even the wealthy countries face the question of how to keep the water clean. Waterborne pathogens are a major concern for undeveloped countries, but a new threat predominately affecting developed countries is the emerging chemical contaminants in the water. Shane Snyder is a professor of chemical and environmental engineering at the University of Arizona....   [tags: water, contamination, Shane Snyder, chemicals]

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The Kill Chain, By Jeremy Scahill

- Imagine there was a person on the planet that could even a beautiful day terrifying. Imagine being unable to play outside for fear of imminent death, flying through the sky. This may sound like the delusions of a paranoid mind, but thanks to the executive Obama, such a reality is daily life for hundreds of people worldwide. Why fear sunny days.  Well that is because people living is these situations have come to feel more comfortable on cloudy days, when drones are least likely to be hunting for their next target....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States]

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Movies with Unknown Heroes, Shane and Pale Rider

- Shane (1953) and Pale rider (1985) are both movies of unknown heroes. Once gun slinger who have changed their life for the better. Traveling from town to town just helping whoever they come in contact with. Both men helping these communities accomplishing all they have ever wanted to, but without these men they might not have ever stood up to their problems. Both Shane and the Preacher are unknown men who just walk into the main characters life's and making their presence know in the very beginning of the movies....   [tags: preacher, communities, guns]

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Ocean´s Eleven by Daniel Ocean

- Ocean’s Eleven is a story about a plan by Daniel Ocean, a convicted thief, to get revenge on Terry Benedict, a casino owner who has stolen his wife Tess away from him and to get his wife back. In this story, Danny gets his revenge and gets his wife back by robbing three casinos and bargaining with Terry to win back Tess. This film is a remake of an earlier Ocean’s Eleven starring Frank Sinatra and many members of the “Rat Pack”, a group of singers, comedians and entertainers who often played together in Las Vegas in the 1950s and 1960s....   [tags: film, robbery, Daniel Ocean]

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Combined Qualitative and Quantitative Study that Employs two Phases Sequentially

- The essential focus of this two-phase sequential mixed methods study is to determine if a relationship exists between a generation category (Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z, etc.) and the number of incidences of bullying in secondary education. The study was proposed as a result of a significant increase of bullying in the news, more importantly, due to the recent suicides that resulted directly from bullying. In the first phase, quantitative research questions will focus on the statistical analysis between each generation category and the number of incidences of bullying during their secondary education....   [tags: research design, qualitative interviews, bullying]

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The Basic Requirements For Successful Venture Creation

- The intention to create, knowledge of what is to be created and the confidence in creating and setting up a new venture, are the three basic requirements for successful venture creation. Creating ventures without relevant knowledge can be considered as reckless even when there exist a strong inclination and intention for venture creation. Thus, appropriate entrepreneurship education is a precondition for acquiring the right exposure, knowledge and intention about entrepreneurship (Shane & Venkataraman, 2000)....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur]

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The Is Not Just Someone That Fights Against Terrorists Or Criminals?

- A sheepdog is not just someone that fights against terrorists or criminals—they are somebody who fights for what they believe in. As a youth pastor, Shane believed that there is hope for everyone; no matter how much of a hold the Devil has on them. This stout Italian has cooked many meals for teenagers he doesn’t even know, and watched them grow into God-loving, driven adults. Some of these were drug addicts, gothics, and other ill-fitting characters. When his marriage was on the verge of destruction, Shane seemed to harness the same skills that allowed him to change teenagers’ lives, but used it on his wife, Wendy....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Devil, Bipolar disorder]

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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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Individualism in Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken, Zalman King's In God's Hands and James Baldwin's Sonny's Blues

- Individualism in Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," Zalman King's "In God's Hands" and James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues" Every society has certain values and generally accepted ways of living that are considered normal. These principles are what keep societies organized and orderly. Conforming to these principles, however, is not necessarily the road to happiness for every individual. The main character, Shane, in In God’s Hands, Sonny, in Sonny’s Blues, and the speaker in The Road Not Taken, all choose not to live by what is considered normal, or popular, and are able to find happiness by living as individuals....   [tags: Frost Road King Hands Baldwin Blues Essays]

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The Problem of Plagiarism

- Plagiarism has become a serious problem throughout colleges, especially in the past years. According to Dictionary.com, “plagiarism is the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work.” There are various ways that lead a person into plagiarizing, sometimes without even knowing. However, that is no excuse. When doing any type of work that requires quotations or cited sources it is important to know the work you are citing so that you do not plagiarize....   [tags: Higher Education ]

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The Vaccine War: Media Theory

- Synopsis After watching The Vaccine War, the main concerns of vaccines are public safety, the aftermath of injecting harmful chemicals into ones’ body and the parents that choose not to vaccinate their children. In the beginning of the documentary, a mother, Jennifer Margulis, states she felt like it was not needed for her newborn child to be vaccinated for a sexual transmitted disease. She feels like the ingredients are scary for a young child to take in with an immature immune system. The other issue is a massive outbreak of disease that could have been prevented....   [tags: Public Safety, Cognitive Dissonance]

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The World of the Counselor: A Brief Analysis of Chapter Two

- ... Not all clients are able to meet with a counselor between normal business hours. People seeking help can access their computer any time of the day and receive help. Online counseling provides many services to clients that otherwise would be unwilling to receive it. The use of the internet also provides a large database for websites or blogs that just offer advice to people. Personally, I have read blogs on self-help tips in order to deal with certain situations. Like others, it makes me feel good to know I am not the only one going through a situation....   [tags: christian families, same-sex marriage]

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The Vaccine War

- After watching The Vaccine War, the main concerns of vaccines are public safety, the aftermath of injecting harmful chemicals into ones’ body and the parents that choose not to vaccinate their children. In the beginning of the documentary, a mother, Jennifer Margulis, states she felt like it was not needed for her newborn child to be vaccinated for a sexual transmitted disease. She feels like the ingredients are scary for a young child to take in with an immature immune system. The other issue is a massive outbreak of disease that could have been prevented....   [tags: Vaccines, Film Analysis, Social Issue]

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The Cajuns : Americanization Of A People By Shane K. Bernard

- Southern culture is based upon three main things. The south is known for its hospitality, language, and food. Here is a bit of an overview on the history and background of the Cajun culture and language. Cajun culture began with the arrival of French Acadians who migrated to and settled in what is now Louisiana mainly between 1765 and 1785 (Cajuns, 1996). Cajun French is a variety of the French language spoken primarily in Louisiana, specifically in the southern parishes (Cajun French, 2016). The Cajuns spoke French almost exclusively until the 20th century....   [tags: French language, Louisiana, Cajun French]

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Analysis of The Film Lone Survivor

- Based on a true story, the movie ‘Lone Survivor’ features four Navy SEALs that set out on a mission to Afghanistan with orders to capture and kill Taliban leader Ahmad Shah. The Navy SEALS are detected by villagers and the mission was compromised. Ultimately, the mission had been discovered and the men found themselves surrounded by dozens of Taliban soldiers. One of the Navy SEAL soldiers managed to dispatch to base and retrieve assistance but the Taliban shoot down the helicopter. During battle, three of the Navy SEAL soldiers were killed leaving one still alive....   [tags: navy seals, afghanistan, taliban leader]

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What Does The Term `` American Family?

- What does the term “American Family” connote. When referred to as “traditional”, it pertains to the idea of the nuclear family structure, with a family that consists of married, heterosexual, usually Caucasian, parents, and their children, who all live together under the same roof. In comparison, the idea of the “modern family” encompasses a greater range of lifestyles, such as LGBT and interracial relationships, and the term is reflective of the increasing divorce rate, as well as the increase in children born out of wedlock....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Mother, Stepfamily]

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The Dream

- It was a hot, sticky, boring day. The buzzing of air conditioners filled the entire courtyard. Those who were outside were crawling around “like sick cockroaches” as my sister would say. Even my blue frog Sedric looked like he was hibernating. I sat there wishing for something, anything to happen. I tried to coax Sedric out of hiding with some flies I had caught for him that were coming in swarms to my room. All he did was let out an annoyed croak and go back to sleep. Then the doorbell rang. I took the stairs two at a time, nearly falling on the last one, and for all my trouble the person at the door was Shane....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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World of Winds: A Fictional Narrative

- ... Four countries and they were all based on the four elements; Water, Earth, Fire, and Air. Theses were the classical elements of nature from what I learned in history class. The old man had shown me a world map and saw what the world was. My theory was that I traveled from my world to another seem to be correct and Iroh told me it was best to keep it to between myself and the few already knew. I looked at my lap very puzzled on how this was possible to come into a different world. I wanted to go home to where things were normal....   [tags: world, business, psychotic, homeland]

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Autism and Implications of Evidence Based Research on Therapeutic Interventions in Youth

- Autism and Implications of Evidence Based Research on Therapeutic Interventions in Youth The field of Autism continues to be an evolving and dynamic theme of exploration and research for professionals in the medical, educational, behavioral, and social science disciplines. The research around evidenced based therapies in these realms guides professional practice, interventions, programs, and long-term care for individuals with Autism. A review of the research studies published within the past five years on the use of positive behavioral interventions and supports in the management of behaviors for students with Autism within the educational setting will occur within this paper....   [tags: Special Education ]

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Fallacy Paper

- Fallacies are committed in every state, in every city and in every neighborhood. No race or gender is impervious to committing a fallacy. So, what is a fallacy. Patrick J. Hurley defines a fallacy as, “A defect in an argument that consists in something other than false premises alone.” These defects result in misconception in an argument. Many times they are accidental, other times they are committed on purpose. However, either way, fallacies can be very persuasive to the casual reader or listener....   [tags: Advertising ]

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Can Normal People be a Brave as Shane in "Shane" by Jack Schaefer?

- The novel Shane written by Jack Schaefer is a story of a mysterious stranger that walked into the Wyoming valley in late 1800’s. He was introduced into the life of Joe Starrett, an honest, hardworking Wyoming farmer. The stranger rarely speaks about himself except that his name is Shane. Even though Joe knows little about Shane, he invites Shane to stay at his place for a while. While Shane is staying with the Starrett family, he discovers Fletcher, a wealthy and greedy man, and understands he is trying to take hold of Joe’s and other homesteader’s land....   [tags: Shane, Jack Schaefer, bravery,]

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Video Games Effect On Our Society

- With the rise in popularity, video games have become a common electronic in most U.S. households. According to Chris Morris and Ken Polsson, “Total US sales of video game hardware and software increased 204% from 1994 to 2014, reaching $13.1 billion in 2014…” The large boom in the video game industry has publishers producing large amounts of new game titles annually. “An estimated four out of five US households with a male child own a video game system and worldwide sales of video games are predicted to reach $102.9 billion in 2017.” These numbers come from newzoo.com, a leader in global market intelligence on games....   [tags: Video game, Entertainment Software Rating Board]

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The Dead and the Dying

- Death is what we all soon to face. It is the most inevitable event of a person’s life yet it can also be a new beginning. Death is the end of two plays, Fences by August Wilson and The Sandbox by Edward Albee. These plays differ on how other characters feel about the deaths of the main characters before and after death. We always reconcile and reminisce about the life of a dead person. The main character of Fences, Troy, had a complicated relationship with his son and had an affair with another woman....   [tags: Literary Characters]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' For Colored Girls ' By Ntozake Shane

- I chose to do my paper on the movie, For Colored Girls, by Ntozake Shane (2010). In the movie For Colored Girls, I thought about all the Tangies who have not been professionally treated for their childhood rape. It is not an easy subject to talk about. The victims sometimes hide their emotions for years. Sexual abuse on a child is vulgar and according to Martin (2010), it is considered maltreatment and should be reported to authorities. Tangie knew her attacker, in fact he lived with them. He was a caregiver who was supposed to protect her....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Abuse]

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Book Report : ' The Puppy '

- “Please believe me, I am telling the truth that I don’t know happened, but I still want him to have the puppy,” Louise said and opened the carrier, the puppy ran around in the room. “I went to the kennel and bought your son an expensive dog,” Louise said, surprised by Betty’s attitude. “How dare you come trotting in here with an expensive dog and expect that everything will be great. I am still furious with you for killing Shane and then have the audacity to lie. No, my dear, it doesn’t work like that,” Betty told her, as her face turned blood red and her eyes sparkled with anger....   [tags: 2007 singles, English-language films]

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Childhood Influences Impact the Writing of F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Childhood Influences Impact the Writing of F. Scott Fitzgerald On Wednesday February 12 of 1890 F. Scott Fitzgerald's parents were married in Washington D.C. Six years later on September 24, 1896 Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born at his home 481 Laurel Ave. in St. Paul, Minnesota. His two infant older sisters had died from a violent influenza so that by the time Fitzgerald came along Mollie Fitzgerald had become the proverbial nightmare that known as an overprotective mother. Fitzgerald's mother was no traditional mother though, for she was known for her eccentricities....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Mental Health, Physical Health and Death in Australian Society Today

- Australia has always been indulged with alcohol it is something which is used socially for many, but for others it is just to get through the week. Alcohol is the most popular but by far the most dangerous problem in Australian society. Most Australians are unaware of the health effects caused by alcohol. Several underage Australians ranging from the ages of fifteen to the age of seventeen are drinking (Ross, Trevor L, 2009, p1). This is under the legal age of eighteen, and when drunk some often do something they will always regret (Ross, Trevor L, 2009, p1)....   [tags: effects of alcohol]

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

- Have you ever had the desire to fit in. Well this man did. From the streets of New York to the hills of L.A. came Harry Lockhart. A man with the desire to fit in with people that do not want him, a man pretending to be something he's not, and a man that strives to get "the girl that got away". All because he is new to L.A.. "This is one of Downey's most enjoyable performances, and one of Kilmer's funniest. It's a relationship comedy wrapped in sharp talk and gunplay, a triumphant comeback for Black, and one of the year's best movies."( E....   [tags: Movie Film Review]

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Artificial Intelligence

- Scientists claim that devices with Artificial Intelligence will replace office workers during next 5 years (Maksimova).According to this statement it is possible to say that AI has a great influence on humanity. Pursuant to Oxford Dictionary Artificial Intelligence or AI is the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages(dictionary).Firstly, this research will analyze positive and negative impacts of development of Artificial Intelligence on economic sphere....   [tags: intelligent machines, revolution]

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Financial Management Classes As The Super Hero Of The Entrepreneurial World

- Financial management classes as the super hero of the entrepreneurial world In the world today, it is obvious that economy has been on the decline for a while. It has not gone unnoticed that the economy is not in its best possible shape. There are still lots of unemployed people, we see businesses close up all the time without knowing the cause of their close up. It has been proven through research that entrepreneurship will be a good way to boost the economy in the future. Although this is a known fact, we are not doing enough to encourage it....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Economics, Finance]

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The Power of Relationships in Man on Fire and A Walk to Remember

- The Power of Relationships in “Man on Fire” and “A Walk to Remember” What could an action-thriller movie possible have in common with a teenage love story. Surprisingly a lot. Through a very powerful and exciting film, “Man on Fire”, an ex-CIA operative bravely gives his life to save a helpless young girl. “A Walk to Remember” attracts two opposite teenagers who endure a terrible loss nobody should experience. While both movies are very different, they both demonstrate the companionship that two people can have for each other only to result in an unsuspecting and troublesome ending....   [tags: Synthesis Essays Papers]

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Sexual Assault And Sexual Assaults

- The US Military has been one of the most powerful and respected fighting forces in the world; it is also a hotbed for sexual assault. Each year, thousands of men and women take an oath to serve and protect their country and each thousands of military service members are sexually assaulted. “Earlier this week, Pentagon officials released a new report which estimated more than 70 sexual assaults occur in the military each day.”(Shane III) Fear of retaliation, both personal and professional, and humiliation stop many service members from reporting their sexual assaults....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse, Rape]

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A Research Study On Entrepreneurial Alertness

- Abstract Entrepreneurial alertness plays a significant role in pursuit of new opportunities (Kirzner, 1999). Building on the arguments on alertness presented by Tang and his colleagues in 2012 as well as Sarasvathy’s work on opportunity identification (2003) and stage theory, this research studies how alert connection — one dimension of entrepreneurial alertness promotes opportunity identification throughout development stages in both mature and immature markets. By studying the examples of successful entrepreneurs, I further explore the alert connection in the market characterized by unmet needs and the differences in the opportunity identification process in var-ious business field...   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur]

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The Drug For Rheumatoid And Acute Pain

- Vioxx is a drug for osteoarthritis and acute pain that was approved by the FDA in 1999. The drug was initially though to have an advantage over similar drugs for it’s fewer gastrointestinal side effects, but when further studies were conducted by the drug’s manufacture Merck, it was found to cause heart attacks, strokes, or even death. 5 years after it’s initial approval by the FDA, Vioxx was removed from the market. During this time, it earned the company billions of dollars but caused 140,000 heart attacks, 44 percent of which were fatal....   [tags: Pharmacology, Food and Drug Administration]

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