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Liberal Views on Society Depicted in Frank Capra’s Meet John Doe and Stanley Kramer’s Inherit the Wind

- After Watching Frank Capra’s Meet John Doe and Stanley Kramer’s Inherit the Wind it is very easy to see the directors view on topics such as capitalism and fascism. In Each movie they value some thing and throw down other ideas. I feel that both directors take more of a traditional liberal point. I thought that this was clearly shown in both movies when money hungry fat cats or religious leader whom hold more power than the ‘average Joe’ shot down the main protagonist. Although if you’re not paying attention you cannot discover that a message is being sent, but after reviewing such example it is evident that there is a message and bias in these movies....   [tags: movies, films]

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Inherit the Wind - Scene Analysis

- Inherit the Wind - Scene Analysis The scene that introduces the audience to Matthew Harrison Brady, in Inherit the Wind, (Dir. Stanley Kramer. With Spencer Tracy, Frederic March, and Gene Kelly. MGM. 1960) uses dialogue, composition, camera work and music to develop Matthew Brady. Kramer reveals important information about the plot of the film in this scene. The scene opens with a bird's eye view shot of the town of Hillsboro, and focuses in on the movement of the parade below. The camera comes to rest on the convertible that transports Brady and his wife....   [tags: Inherit the Wind Essays]

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Inherit the Wind: Religion vs. Science

- Inherit the Wind: Religion vs. Science Stanley Kramer's film, Inherit the Wind, examines a trial based on the 1925 Scopes trial in Dayton, Tennessee. Often referred to as "The Trial of the Century" (Scopes Trial Web Page), the Scopes trial illuminated the controversy between the Christian theory of creation and the more scientific theory of evolution. John Scopes, a high school biology teacher, was arrested for illegally teaching evolutionism to his class. "The meaning of the trial emerged because it was seen as a conflict of social and intellectual values" (Scopes Trial Web Page)....   [tags: Inherit]

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Accuracy of the Film "Inherit the Wind"

- Inherit the Wind (1960) is a film directed by Stanley Kramer that is based on the play of the same name that debuted in 1955. The play was not intended to be an exact historical account of the famous 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial in Tennessee, and so the movie also contains various differences from what actually happened. The film allows the viewer to understand the basic concepts and outcomes of the trial, but there are many inaccurate details which make the trial of Inherit the Wind significantly different from reality....   [tags: Movie Review, Film Review]

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Inherit the Wind - Character Development of Matthew and Sarah Brady

- Inherit the Wind - Character Development of Matthew and Sarah Brady Films with intense legal themes generally present very dry, professional characters with occasional moments of character development. In the film Inherit the Wind, the head legal counsel for the prosecution, Matthew Harrison Brady, first appears as a dynamic man of the people. He and his wife, Sarah, seem to be a perfect couple in the spotlight of American politics. Both characters wear broad smiles, walk tall and proud, and sport conservative, yet fashionable attire....   [tags: Inherit]

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Inherit the WInd

- It has come to my attention that you are in search of another potential Oscar-winning role. With your eminent success in the 1988 film, Inherit the Wind, for which you were nominated for an Oscar award, I have found it most appropriate to search for a role in the same genre. With that being said, I had Paramount Pictures fax over role opportunities for their upcoming project, the film adaption of Henrik Ibsen’s play, An Enemy of the People. Paramount’s casting manager believes that you will be a perfect fit for the main role as Dr....   [tags: Film, Paramount Pictures]

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Inherit the Wind

- Inherit the Wind is about a 24-year-old teacher named Bertram T. Cates, who is arrested for teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution to his junior high-class. Some high-profile Hillsboro town’s people press charges and have Cates arrested for teaching evolutionism in a stringent Christian town. A famous lawyer named Henry Drummond defends him; while a fundamentalist politician Matthew Harrison Brady prosecutes. The story takes place in Hillsboro, which is a small town in Tennessee. Cates is merely trying to teach to his class that there is more to life than just what the Bible teaches....   [tags: Creationism vs. Evolutionism]

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Literary Analysis: "Inherit the Wind"

- Can moral obligations be blinded by religious views. For some, the sense of religious pride reigns stronger than the moral belief. In the beginning, citizens of Hillsboro from the novel Inherit The Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, acknowledged religion as something far more valuable than the moral truth. As the novel continues the prosecuting attorney, Matthew Harrison Brady, enters the scene which reveals the prejudice of the courtroom regarding the case of Bertram Cates. When Brady takes on the challenge, the exposure of excessive pride and boasting of recent cases won can be seen as a certain Dramatic Personality Disorder from a medical standpoint....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Analysis Of ' Inherit The Wind And A Dolls House '

- Women’s decisions are often times influenced by the men in their life. Whether it is their husband, father, or an older brother, women sometimes act based on what would please the man in their life most. In the plays Inherit the Wind and A Dolls House, Nora and Rachel exhibit a strong attachment to the men in their life that causes them to lose their true self. Sometimes women get so caught up in trying to please the men in their life that they lose themselves. In the play Inherit the Wind, when Nora visits Bert in jail and is trying to convince him to give up on the fight she says “Everybody says what you did was bad”(Lawrence and Lee 8)....   [tags: Thought, Critical thinking, Mind, Ayumi Hamasaki]

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Inherit The Wind

- In the play “Inherit the Wind” by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, the defense faces numerous societal injustices, which is why they never had a chance to win the case. One example of the town’s bias is presented through the town’s love for Matthew Harrison Brady. A second example is the extreme conformist and pious attitude of the town’s people. The last instance is the narrow-mindedness of the judge and the jury, which resulted in an unfair trial. In conclusion, the defense suffered through many unfair circumstances throughout the drama “Inherit the Wind.” The first instance of the town’s prejudice is the overall affection for Brady, the prosecuting attorney....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Inherit The Wind

- Inherit the Wind The main theme of Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is taking a stand. The play begins in Hillsboro, Tennessee when a man named Bertram Cates breaks the law by teaching the forbidden Darwin’s Theory. The most famous orators of the time, Matthew Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond came to this small religious town of Hillsboro. Brady is prosecuting against Cates and Drummond is defending him. After days of battle, the verdict is finally decided and Bertram Cates is found guilty....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Inherit The Wind

- In Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s tense drama, “Inherit the Wind”, three strong characters express powerful opinions: Bertrum Cates , Henry Drummond, and Mathew Harrison Brady. First, Bert Cates, the defendant, is charged with teaching “Darwinism” to his sophomore class . Second, Henry Drummond, the defense attorney for Cates, displays his beliefs of the right to think. third, Mathew Harrison Brady, the “big-shot” prosecuting attorney, illustrates his bigotry of creationism. To conclude, these three essential characters are fighting for their personal beliefs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Inherit The Wind

- Are You A Man or A Monkey . A Disturbing Movement of Anti-Intellectualism in America "It’s more valuable to see with the eye in one’s heart, rather than see with the eye in one’s head." 	The epic crusade of science and technology versus theology, both religions of sorts dating back in time more years than any of us can begin to comprehend. Maybe that is why, as a whole, we have such a difficult time discerning between the two, or rather, why we fail to see clearly the true meaning that lies behind the propaganda of either....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Inherit The Wind

- This 1960 movie was based on the play of the same name by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Even though the story is based on fact, the authors claim that Inherit the Wind is not history. Only a few phrases have been taken from the actual transcript of the trial. To quote the authors, "So Inherit the Wind does not pretend to be journalism. It is theatre. It is not 1925. The stage directions set the time as 'Not too long ago'. It might have been yesterday. It could be tomorrow." The historical facts have been put down in many writings since the famous trial....   [tags: Movie Film Analysis Review]

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Inherit The Wind

- Inherit The Wind Rachel’s Quest for independence I think Rachel was looking for the ways for her independence and willing to protect Bert during the trial. Rachel believed that Bert was innocent. Rachel was in love with Bert, she knew that Bert was not a criminal and she wanted him to confess the court and the town’s people that he had done wrong, and it was all a joke and he was sorry for that. Rachel said to Bert, “Bert, why don’t you tell `em it was all a joke. Tell `em you didn’t mean to break a law, and you won’t do it again.” This clearly shows that she was worried about him and wanted to help him....   [tags: English Literature Essays]

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Inherit The Wind

- 	Brady and Drummond, two former partners, beginning their legal lives working together. Now each one strives to be superior, confident in their ways and beliefs, trying to out-do the other. Despite a common goal, the two gradually became very different people, as is evident in the play and movie,Inherit the Wind. Throughout the years, as each one fought cases, established a name for themselves, and gained popularity (or notoriety), they kept a careful watch on the other. Learning of the others triumphs, which pushed them to try even harder, become more set in their ways, believing that their heterogeneous beliefs were right, and that if they kept those beliefs the focus of their exi...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Inherit The Wind

- Matthew Harrison Brady, of Inherit the Wind by: Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, never fooled anyone. He may have seemed strong in the beginning but he no substance under the shell. Such a false front can be compared to water behind an earthen dam. It may hold some water for a time but once the water finds a weak point, the whole structure comes crashing down along with the fury of all the water behind it. Within brady, the water represents the gooey inner core of his personality. Once he loses his composure in front of his once adoring audience the entire fluid of his persona comes crashing out....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Themes & Symbols: Inherit The Wind

- Themes and Symbols: Inherit the Wind As probably the best courtroom dramas of the twentieth century, Inherit the Wind is based on the famous, Scopes Monkey Trial. The play was printed virtually thirty years afterward and takes original authority in varying the true-life elements of the court case. The central conflict of the play is based on the Scopes Monkey Trial itself. Several themes are presented throughout the play, for example when Brady argues for religious values while Drummond argues for natural values and freedom of thought....   [tags: American Literature]

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The Theme Of Inherit The Wind

- In the play Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, the theme is that every person has the right to think. One example of the theme of this play is Rachel's progression towards independent thinking. In the beginning Rachel fears her father greatly. She says, "I remember feeling this way when I was a little girl. . . .But I was always more frightened of him that I was of falling. It's the same way now" (48-49). However, by the end of the book she has grown away from her father, and now has her own opinions and thoughts....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Inherit the Wind- Freedom to Think

- Inherit the Wind, based on the famous “Scopes Monkey Trial” in the small town Dayton, Tennessee, was written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. The play was not intended to depict the actual history or the proceedings in the Scopes’ trial but it was used as a vehicle for exploring social anxiety and ant-intellectualism that existed in the Americas during the1950s. Lawrence and Lee wrote the play as a response to the threat to intellectual freedom presented by the anti-Communist hysteria of the McCarthy era....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Inherit the wind (Scopes trial)

- The play Inherit the Wind, was written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee to inform its readers about the injustice of a law that limited the freedom of an ordinary citizen. This play is based upon actual events that happened to an individual, John Scopes, in Dayton, Tennessee during the 1920’s. This famous “Monkey Trial” not only allowed people to begin to accept new theories about the origin of man, but also showed that they did not have to limit themselves in other areas of life. In the beginning of the play, the authors try to lead us into the topic of Darwinism versus Creationism....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Inherit the Wind Think Piece

- Inherit the Wind Think Piece In today’s society, where angry children shoot, bomb, and threaten their schoolmates, there exists a rather incoherent line between appropriate classroom conversation and unacceptable discussion. True, this line did not exist some years ago, but as times changed, so did certain parameters. A teacher’s freedom in the classroom is one such hotly debated question. Where should the line be drawn. What is the difference between right and wrong. These are questions that are not easily answered....   [tags: essays papers]

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Inherit The Wind Essay

- Inherit the Wind, a play written by Jerome Lawrence, and Robert E. Lee, is one of the greatest and most controversial plays of its time. It was written at a time of scientific revolution to benefit people of the day and in the future, however, people of the day had a hard time accepting new ideas. It is societies unwillingness to change, and accept new ideas that create racism, and hate groups of today. This unwillingness is one of the major themes of this play. This thesis will be further explained, and supported by such literary elements, as setting, and character throughout the essay....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Wind Energy : Wind Power

- ... • Distributed or Small Wind- Distributed wind or distributed wind generation is small scale generation of wind energy over a local area. For example: individual homes, agricultural farms, businesses, schools, towns, small scale industries etc. have their own wind turbines and generate their own electricity to power their businesses and personal use. These range mostly from 1kw to 50kw and are either physically or virtually connected to the loads on site. The main difference between distributed wind and utility based is that the utility based facility has hundreds of wind turbines....   [tags: Wind power, Wind turbine, Wind farm]

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Wind Power And Wind Energy

- ... The cost of wind power has gone down in the last 35 years, by more than 90 percent. And in places where the wind blows more strongly and consistently, wind power is less expensive to use. http://windenergyfoundation.org/about-wind-energy/economics Wind energy power costs between four and six cents per-kilowatt hour, depending on the financing of the wind project, and availability of wind. http://energy.gov/eere/wind/advantages-and-challenges-wind-energy But the negative factors discussed in http://energy.gov/eere/wind/advantages-and-challenges-wind-energy apply in Vermont as well....   [tags: Wind power, Energy development, Wind turbine]

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The Perils of Obedience, by Stanley Milgram

- If a person of authority ordered you inflict a 15 to 400 volt electrical shock on another innocent human being, would you follow your direct orders. That is the question that Stanley Milgram, a psychologist at Yale University tested in the 1960’s. Most people would answer “no,” to imposing pain on innocent human beings but Milgram wanted to go further with his study. Writing and Reading across the Curriculum holds a shortened edition of Stanley Milgram’s “The Perils of Obedience,” where he displays an eye-opening experiment that tests the true obedience of people under authority figures....   [tags: the perils of obedience, stanley milgram]

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Wind Energy And Wind Turbine

- 1.Background and Research: 1.1.History of wind energy and wind turbine Fig1.1 History of Wind Turbines During the last century, due to the rapid development of the power system, the use of wind energy experienced several stages. Firstly, the period of infancy, in the 1930s and 1940s, hundreds of thousands of electricity producing wind turbines were built in the U.S. These wind turbines provided electricity to farms beyond the reach of power lines and were typically used to charge storage batteries, operate radio receivers and power a light bulb or two [1]....   [tags: Wind power, Wind turbine, Renewable energy]

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A Clockwork Orange, by Stanley Kubrick

- Adaptation, or the conversion of historical or fictional narratives into film, has been a common practice for many years. It is this very practice that has bound the two medias of film and narrative together. It has brought readers and viewers together in understanding a similar storyline with a similar structure. Sometimes, filmmakers have adapted films from novels successfully because of their ability to accurately portray the structure, characters and plotline from the novel throughout every aspect of the film....   [tags: Stanley Kubrick, cinema, adaptation]

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The Effect Of Wind Power On Wind Energy

- The focus on wind energy will become the end of the world’s economy, electricity, and survivability if we continue to only focus on this source of power. Governments should decrease production of wind energy alone, and instead formulate a plan that consists of all “green” energy sources, which in turn will provide maximum power outage. There are many problems with wind turbines, two of which are major drawbacks. Wind turbines become inefficient when the wind is not blowing (National Geographic)....   [tags: Wind power, Energy development, Wind turbine]

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Controvery of Creation vs. Evolution in Inherit the Wind, by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

- ... When he is asked about how he stands on the bible, he responds with this quote “I believe that it is not boastful to say that I have studied the bible as much as any other layman. And I have tried to live according to its precepts” page 85. This quote shows how much power over himself he has, because of how the bible relates to himself, and how much more he knows than the townspeople. This is why the townspeople love him so much. He is the Valedictorian in their favorite subject, he is the multi-billionaire in the field that interests them the most....   [tags: love, power, flamboyant]

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The Background on the Stanley Milgram Theory

- The social psychology theory that I will be analyzing is based on the Stanley Milgram experiment done in 1965 following the start of the Nazi war. He was curios on all the violence taking place during this time. As a Jew himself, he wanted to find out whether or not the Adolf Eichmann accomplice had the same intent and hate towards the Jewish people during the holocaust. Based on Solomon Asch’s past experiments on conformity, Milgram’s experiment was done to determine whether or not the power of the situation could cause average people to conform to obedience....   [tags: Stanley Milgram Theory, psychology, social psychol]

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Stanley Milgrim's Obedience to Authority Experiment

- The experiment performed by Stanley Milgrim at Yale University was both fascinating and thought provoking. Milgrim’s famous experiment explored “Obedience to authority.” In his experiment Milgrim explained to his students what was going to happen. He told his students that they would be the “teacher” who was going to administer a volunteered “student “a word-pairing test. Milgrim told them for every incorrect answer the “student” gave they would give a shock to the “student”. Each shock would increase in voltage after every incorrect answer....   [tags: Stanley Milgrim, Obedience to Authority, Experimen]

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The Big Wind Energy Company

- ... What this tells you is that NextEra, a wind energy producing company will tell you what you want to hear in order to get your confidence in them. If a company has to lie to you in order for you to be on their side and trust them, than there is a lot more that they are likely hiding than just the decreasing property values. It has been documented that wind turbines produce low frequency sound waves that can greatly affect the people that live around them, as well as the wildlife and the livestock that are present as well....   [tags: Wind turbine, Windmill, Wind power, Wind farm]

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A Streetcar Named Desire By Stanley Kowalski

- A Streetcar Named Desire During early times men were regarded as superior to women. In Tennessee William’s play, “A Streetcar Named Desire”, Stanley Kowalski, the work’s imposing antagonist, thrives on power. He embodies the traits found in a world of old fashioned ideals where men were meant to be dominant figures. This is evident in Stanley’s relationship with Stella, his behavior towards Blanche, and his attitude towards women in general. He enjoys judging women and playing with their feelings as well....   [tags: Blanche DuBois, Stanley Kowalski, Stella Kowalski]

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A Brief Note On The Global Wind Energy

- The global wind energy has taken a place in different counties around the world since the late 1990s. Wind power energy increased dramatically in the United States and most wind turbines become more efficient and powerful. Also, Electricity can be generated from different sources, but the source of this power is wind. In other words, it is free and does not need to pay for it like other sources. Some studies show that, the cost of wind power declined by technological progress in different locations around the world....   [tags: Wind power, Wind turbine, Wind farm]

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Analysis Of Stanley Kubrick 's ' The Old Ultraviolence On A Tramp '

- The arrangement of scenery that appears in a frame has a crucial impact on our perception of the film. Everything observable exists to help establish the director’s vision. The lighting, set, and costume all come together to create a powerful technique called mise-en-scene. The director employs the technique to gravitate our attention towards important details, while using other details to support the frames focal point. A scene that shows elements for mise-en-scene is the ‘’the old ultraviolence on a tramp’’ scene from the cult classic A Clockwork Orange....   [tags: A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick, Light]

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Wind Turbines For Renewable Energy

- ... The blades stretch out circularly from the rotor in order to catch the kinetic energy of the wind by cutting through the wind at a specific angle and position so that the wind to move the blade and thus, transfer some of its kinetic energy to rotational energy. The rotation of the blades will cause the connected rotor to begin spinning. The rotor connects to the next critical part of a wind turbine, the shaft. The shaft and rotor connect in a way so that when the rotor begins spinning, the shaft transfers the energy towards the generator through rotational energy (Chen et al., 2009)....   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Wind turbine]

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Wind Power and Wildlife Issues in Kansas

- Remember in Wizard of Oz how Dorothy was swept away by a tornado, and how tornados are massive wind storms. Well, it is no wonder they took the setting in Kansas. “Kansas has been ranked third in the nation for its potential wind resources” (Wind Power and Wildlife Issues in Kansas). Wind turbines have been placed all around Kansas, gathering wind to produce energy. Truth is it’s causing problems for animals and farmers. A great deal of biodiversity is being taken place throughout the wildlife. Unhappy farmers complain about their land space and the effects it has on their farms....   [tags: kansas, wind energy, wind turbines]

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Wind-Power: An Alternative to Hydroelectricity

- The supply of fossil fuels is drastically depleting, and the consumption of energy causes multiple problems which include: global warming, pollution and geopolitical conflicts according to Dan Hogan, editor of sciencedaily.com. One respective alternative would be wind-power. Wind-power can be used as both electrical power and mechanical power. Electrical power refers to fuel that has been converted to electricity. Mechanical power is fuel used as a primary, opposed to secondary, source – in regards to wind, anything it pushes around to activate would be using a Mechanical power....   [tags: energy, wind, power]

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The Worldwide Reputation of Morgan Stanley

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Analysis of Wind Turbine Designs

- Abstract Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and one of the most philanthropic men in history giving over 28 billion dollars to charity so far, states his number one wish for the world wouldn't be to rid the world of aids, vaccinate kids around the world, or feed every starving children; instead, it would be to invent and utilize a cheaper emission-free source of energy. My research aims to cut through the vast amounts of wind turbine designs and analyze the two most promising types. The first type is Small Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs), roughly 1.5 meters by 1 meter and generating roughly 500 watts....   [tags: Wind Turbine Essays]

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The Perils of Obedience by Stanley Milgram

- “The Perils of Obedience” was written by Stanley Milgram in 1974. In the essay he describes his experiments on obedience to authority. I feel as though this is a great psychology essay and will be used in psychology 101 classes for generations to come. The essay describes how people are willing to do almost anything that they are told no matter how immoral the action is or how much pain it may cause.      This essay even though it was written in 1974 is still used today because of its historical importance....   [tags: Stanley Milgram The Perils of Obedience]

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The Sky is the Limit For Wind Power

- Owen Paterson said “The relationship between renewable energy sources and the communities we expect to host them must be appropriate and sustainable and, above all, acceptable to local people.” For that reason, environmentalists have long assumed that wind power is a much more efficient and sustainable way to generate electricity. However, non-supporters of wind power state otherwise because there are a few negative outcomes to using wind power. Ultimately, when it came to the nature of wind power the basic assumption was that it is beneficial to the environment and communities....   [tags: Renewable Energy Sources, Wind Power]

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Renewable Energy: Wind Power

- ... ρ = The air density (1.2kg/m³ at sea level and 20° C) A = The swept area of the turbine blades (m² square meters) V = wind speed (meters per second) (Wind Turbine Kits and Supplies, windgenkits.com) Let’s test this equation out. Let’s say we have a pretty nice wind turbine at Sachse High School. Built and organized by the highest authority, Mrs. Marsh herself. The swept area of the wind turbine is A=15ft² = 1.5m². The wind speed is at 15mph = 6.7m/sec. The wind power at 15mph is: P=1/2 (1.5) (1.5) (6.7) ³ = 338 Watts....   [tags: natural wind, windmill]

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Renewable Energy: Wind Energy

- ... However, the requirements for different applications should be satisfied in order to guarantee that the new network configuration is acceptable for use. 1.2 Scope of the work The dissertation is divided into three main parts. In the first part, we proposed the hierarchical communication network architectures that consist of a turbine area network (TAN), farm area network (FAN), and control area network (CAN) for WPFs. The wind turbines are modelled based on the logical nodes (LN) concepts of the IEC 61400-25 standard....   [tags: wind power farms, technology]

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Romanticism and Shelley's Ode to the West Wind

- Romanticism and Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind"     M.H. Abrams wrote, "The Romantic period was eminently an age obsessed with fact of violent change" ("Revolution" 659). And Percy Shelley is often thought of as the quintessential Romantic poet (Appelbaum x). The "Ode to the West Wind" expresses perfectly the aims and views of the Romantic period. Shelley's poem expresses the yearning for Genius. In the Romantic era, it was common to associate genius with an attendant spirit or force of nature from which the genius came; the Romantics perceived the artist as a vessel through which the genius flows....   [tags: Ode West Wind]

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Wind Turbines : The Best Source Of Energy

- ... How you get this energy into electricity is by wind turbines. There are two types of wind turbines the horizontal axis variety and vertical axis design. The horizontal axis variety has normally 2 to 3 blades and it more common than the vertical axis design. The vertical axis design looks like an eggbeater, it is more difficult to design but does the same thing when producing energy. “The blades are made out of sheets of aluminum, carbon fiber, and glass fiber.” (The Structure of a Modern Turbine) “They can take from 2 months all the way up to a year to build one....   [tags: Wind power, Wind turbine, Fossil fuel]

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The Effects Of Wind Energy On Fossil Fuels

- ... In Germany, if a renewable energy company were “wishing to contribute to the grid can apply and get connected,” they could in as little as six weeks. Different from a Canadian renewable energy company, where they could apply and get connected in “several months or longer.” Generally, no company wants to be in “stop-and-go-mode” with “lack of political will” (Bauer, G., 2014). Objectively, wind is being referred to as “fossil-wind” due to the fact that wind energy is more dependent of fossil fuels than it is on wind....   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Wind turbine]

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A Brief Note On The Wind Turbine Power

- Wind turbine power is one of solutions to overcome energy crisis in Japan. Nowadays, Japan struggle with electrical shortage because of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear disaster. On March 11th 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit Japan, which triggered other earthquakes, tidal waves and the nuclear disaster. After the disaster the surrounding countryside was found to be contaminated, and it will be radioactive for decades to come(Huong et al. 2011). It was a catastrophic disaster and it strengthened public opinion against about conducting nuclear power plants....   [tags: Wind power, Wind turbine, Renewable energy]

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A Research Report On Onshore Wind Energy

- The IEA’s research confirms that onshore wind energy is well on its way to overpower the installed cost of coal. Still, the installed cost of nuclear remains in competition with offshore wind energy. Looking further into the graph, offshore wind energy is steady in its growth. Wind energy made tremendous progress in its growth overseas, like the largest wind farm by capacity based in China, yet the United States is experiencing big breakthroughs in the percentage of generated electricity throughout the states....   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Wind turbine]

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The Effects Of Wind Turbines On The Environment, And Wildlife

- ... the birds. Wind Turbines are not the enemy Turbines have always been viewed as way to create sustainable and clean energy. It produces enough electricity to power hundreds of homes without polluting the world with dangerous toxins. Turbines also produce less green house gases which would help in the aid to lessen the effects of global warming. A cleaner world is something everyone should be striving for. Energy produced by the wind has grown tremendously faster than other forms. "In 2011, 42 times more generation capacity was added compared with 1996....   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Wind turbine]

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The Use of Wind as an Alternative Energy Source

- ... At 100 feet (30 meters) or more aboveground, they can take advantage of the faster and less turbulent wind. Turbines catch the wind's energy with their propeller-like blades. Usually, two or three blades are mounted on a shaft to form a rotor. (renewableenergy.com) Wind power has become affordable enough to compete with fossil fuels. Around the world utility services are offering wind-generated electricity at a premium of 2 to 3 cents per kWh. A household that uses wind power for a quarter of its electrical needs, the cost would only be $4 or $5 dollars per month for it and the price is still dropping....   [tags: wind turbines, sources of energy]

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Wind Power And Solar Energy

- ... The workers will be in factories and offices. There are construction employees, electricians, engineers, operators, gearbox makers and blade manufacturers. Although there are some states that are better known for wind Wong 2 power than other states, there are wind energy jobs in almost every state in the country of the United States. Sherman County, which earned $315,000 in property taxes from the first wind farm in 2002, raked in $3 million from wind farms in 2010. The bounty, while mostly flowing to the farmers who lease their land for the turbines, also benefits the public....   [tags: Renewable energy, Fossil fuel, Wind power]

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Wind Power And Solar Energy

- Wind is a form of solar energy that can be used to do work. The wind turbine is the actual device that is used to make electricity. Wind turbine looks like a fan, but don’t be fooled because it doesn’t work like a fan. Wind turbine uses wind to make electricity while a fan has a cord that needs to be plugged into an outlet to create electricity, so don’t mistake them for the same thing. Turbines can be used to make the majority of our electricity. The wind turns the three blades, next spins the shaft that connects to a generator to create what we see as electricity that can be used immediately or store for later use....   [tags: Renewable energy, Wind power, Fossil fuel]

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Benefits Of Wind Energy Production

- 1.1 Introduction South Australia is one of the leading states with great capacity of installed wind turbines. Recently the regional labor government had set a 50% renewable energy target for 2025, in which wind power projects like Ceres project and Horndale project would take that investment to 50% (Vorrath, 2014). This is a strategy which is being used to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases, which is believed to be caused by non-renewable energies. As a result the last two coal-fired power stations are set to close early next year....   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Fossil fuel]

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Renewable Energy : Wind Power

- ... Not only is wind power one of the cheapest sources of power generation, but at the current rate technology is advancing, it will continue to be so for the foreseeable future. As this trend continues, wind power production has become a fast growing section of the United States’ overall energy portfolio. In the past ten years, the wind power industry has increased its share of the United States’ total electrical energy production dramatically. As of 2005, wind power accounted for roughly .44% of total electricity produced....   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Fossil fuel]

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Wind Energy for Future Generation

- Everyday we sit and work with our laptop, watch TV, play with tablets, use the coffee machine, use the lights, etc. Electrical appliances and devices exist today in very large numbers and will keep on growing at a very fast rate. In order to meet demands for electrical power, fossil fuels have been the main force of producing electricity ever since the industrial age. As effective as fossil fuel is, it will not last forever due to the fast rate of consumption and increasing electricity demand. As supplies of fossil fuel dwindle, it has become clear that renewable energy will become the primary source of global energy....   [tags: fossil fuel, wind turbine, global energy]

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Life Span Movie: Kramer Vs. Kramer

- Life is like a mountain. At certain points in a person’s life they can either be on top of the mountain, soaring high, or they can be in the valley of the mountain feeling lost and alone. People react differently in these situations. Some people learn to cope to the best of their abilities and go on leading as normal a life as possible. Some people become depressed which leads to self-destruction and blaming themselves for what has happened. Others try to rectify the situation; they come in and try to make things better, but all their good intentions just make the situation worse....   [tags: Film Analysis, Psychosocial Theory]

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Genre Criticism of Stanley Kubricks The Shining

- Genre Criticism of Stanley Kubricks The Shining The true measure of success for any film lies in its ability to establish a relationship with its audience. Perhaps more than in any other genre, the horror film must be aware of this relationship and manage it carefully. After all, the purpose of a horror film is not necessarily to invoke thought, but rather to evoke an emotional reaction from its audience. Horror films of all types have used frightening images, disturbing characters, and thrilling sequences to inspire fear....   [tags: Shining Stanley Kubricks Essays]

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Stanley Kubrick: Artist, Explorer and Pioneer

- Stanley Kubrick: Artist, Explorer and Pioneer Introduction The line between art and entertainment has become malleable in the last century. Critics of fine art define its quality by its message, innovation and complexity. Both are founded on intent to communicate. Art seeks to engage the viewer and generally attempts to tap into more complicated and rarer emotions. (Krush Web Site) Stanley Kubrick uses the medium of film to convey an understanding of the world around him. I see his work as art rather than entertainment and I propose his inclusion in Howard Gardner’s model of Multiple Intelligences....   [tags: Stanley Kubrick Biography Essays]

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The Future Of Wind Energy

- ... Non-renewable energy has been used consistently throughout history, but the consequences have not always been apparent. The usage of non-renewable energy such as fossil fuels, coal, petroleum, and natural gas have extremely bad effects on the environment, and are a major reason to blame for global warming. When fossil fuels are burned, nitrous oxides cause photochemical pollution (better known as smog), which eventually creates acid rain which releases greenhouse gasses. The burning of fossil fuels and the usage of non- renewable energy produce incredible amounts of CO2, which is, yet, another cause to global warming....   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Fossil fuel]

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The Use of Wind Power in Denmark and Japan

- “His (James Blyth’s) offer to use the surplus electricity to light the main street in Marykirk was rejected by locals, fearing it (wind engine) ‘the work of The Devil’” (Croll, 2012). James Blyth is a pioneer of wind energy. Many people around him were afraid of wind engines he invented even though many countries nowadays would like to develop wind power (Croll, 2012). In recent years, many countries in the world use fossil fuels and coals to produce energy. However, these kinds of energy resources have limits....   [tags: electricity, james blyth, wind engines]

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Renewable Forms of Energy: Wind Energy

- Renewable forms of energy are becoming more and more necessary for a sustainable future. Wind energy is a form of energy that is becoming more and more popular, and it offers a way for people to harness energy from something natural to create electricity. Wind energy in addition to other sustainable forms of creating energy are going to start taking the place of fossil fuels as people realize the true benefits of using them. There are many benefits of using wind energy in comparison to using fossil fuels....   [tags: wind turbines, green energy, sustainable]

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Energy Resource: Petroleum and Wind Energy

- ... (N/A, 2008) The Conversion process converts crude oil into finished products such as gasoline. (N/A, 2008) Then it blends different chemicals to make gasoline. (N/A, 2008) Gasoline averages about $3.70 per gallon or higher, depending on the region. Obama backed down on drilling during his campaign when it goes threatened by the GOP. Since the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico you have to get new offshore drilling permits. Democrats say that they’re concerned citizens with lower incomes would feel the burden of higher gas and food prices....   [tags: types, drill, oil, turbine, wind]

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Sympathy for Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire

- Sympathy for Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire Can we view Stanley sympathetically in scene 3. However to be able to view Stanley sympathetically we need to understand his emotion and mentality, before we make a full judgment on him. I personally feel Stanley is a harsh character but I also believe he is pushed into doing such actions and I cannot help feel that if Blanche had not visited none of this would have happened. In this particular scene I do sympathise with Stanley and I will go into greater detail to explain why I commiserate with his character....   [tags: A Streetcar Named Desire Stanley Essays]

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The Article ' Smart Wind And Solar Polar ' By Kevin Bullis

- In the article “Smart Wind and Solar Polar” by Kevin Bullis, published in MIT’s Technology Review, there is a heavy reliance on technology and how the present and future will be shaped by its ever changing status. The mission of the journal, which is to “equip its audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology,” states this thoroughly (#). Wind energy has seen advances in technology in recent years that has prompted further research into the area. With integrated technology systems in wind turbines and forecasting centers the subject of renewable energy is as heated as ever....   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Wind farm]

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Wind Power : The Cheap, Effective And Reliable Energy Source

- Wind Power: The Cheap, Effective and Reliable Energy Source In 1996, the Moores were faced with a disturbing problem. A nearby mine owned by Arch Coal had removed the top of a mountain near the town of Blair to access the coal seam beneath. Most residents chose to move out to avoid the "blast rock," or chunks of rock that came raining down after the massive blasts, and the thick chocking dust that filled the town. The Moores, however, stayed. According to Victoria Moore, the conditions were atrocious....   [tags: Wind turbine, Windmill, Wind power, Coal]

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The Effect Of Wind Power On The United States

- In this paper, I will write about the history and present use of wind power and the pros and cons of using wind power as an energy source in Vermont. Wind power was important in other parts of the world and the United States before it became a factor in Vermont: "For centuries, the power of the wind has been harnessed for the benefit of humanity and commerce. In the United States, mechanical wind systems pumped water and helped open the Great Plains to human settlement and agricultural production during the 1800s." https://www.planning.org/research/wind/pdf/pas566.pdf (Introduction)....   [tags: Wind power, Fossil fuel, Energy development]

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Alternative Source Of Energy : Wind Energy

- ... These winds are responsible for spinning the rotors of wind turbines, which ultimately produce kinetic energy that is converted into electricity. Therefore, wind energy depends solely on the wind and can easily be renewed with strong winds. Since wind turbines can only produce energy when there is wind, scientists have developed three ways to store wind energy for later use when there is no wind. The first way is by using compressed air energy storage in which the wind energy generated by the wind turbines is converted into compressed air that is stored in large underground caverns or aboveground storage tanks....   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Fossil fuel]

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The Past, Present, And Future Of Wind Energy

- The Past, Present, and Future of Wind Energy The United States energy sector is undergoing an intense makeover. The U.S. is producing more oil and natural gas, is generating more electricity from renewable sources such as wind and solar, and we are consuming less petroleum while keeping electricity consumption steady. There won’t be a single solution to solving our energy crisis, but rather a combination of many things. I will be discussing wind energy, which is one of those solutions in the combination, in great length....   [tags: Wind power, Energy development, Fossil fuel]

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The Current Issues Involving Wind Farms and Wildlife

- Introduction and Background: Wind energy has been one of the greatest developments in the field of renewable energy in the last several years. Wind farms, based off of energy production facts, are pivotal in our society, to the continued push to reduce fossil fuel usage and greenhouse gas emissions. To the untrained eye, they seem as though they are too good to be true; a cheaper form of energy that also emits less pollution than traditional forms of energy production (find a source for this) sounds perfect, right....   [tags: wind energy, renewable energy]

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The Power of Nature in Ted Hughes´ Poems Wind and Thistles

- Both Ted Hughes' poems, Wind and Thistles, show a theme of the power of nature. In Wind, Hughes shows the effects that a violent storm has upon a house and the landscape around it. In contrast, in Thistles Hughes presents a poem about people who are constantly oppressed by their enemy and, like the thistle, never give up. While both poems are about different things, they both explore the power that nature possesses. However, in Wind, Hughes writes more about the destruction of nature whereas in Thistles he shows how nature gives mankind strength to carry on....   [tags: wind, enemy, destruction, strength]

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The West Wind By Percy Bysshe Shelley

- ... Continuing onto canto II, Shelley uses phrases like “loose clouds,” “thine airy surge,” and “of vapours, from whose solid atmosphere” to introduce the second element, air. Then in canto III, we see yet another element, water, represented through Shelley’s choice of setting. He makes references to the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Sea, and a bay located in Italy called Baiae’s Bay. It is likely that Shelley draws in these three elements to consolidate his reputation as a Romantic poet, who usually draw nature into their poems....   [tags: Poetry, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats, Wind]

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Amabile and Kramer Reading Response

- Inner Work Life, written by Teresa M. Amabile and Steven J. Kramer, explains how employees’ reactions and feelings towards events affect their job performance. The authors define inner work life as the way that perceptions, emotions and motivation combine in an employee’s life. When an event occurs, all employees will feel a certain way (positively or negatively) about what has transpired, and this will influence how they react and what they expect. Inner work life is not easily detected by managers, and often times not examined by the actual employee....   [tags: Reading Response]

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Gone With the Wind : Born Survivors

- Gone With the Wind : Born Survivors       Gone With the Wind is a novel written by Margaret Mitchell which focuses on the life of a Southern belle during the Civil War. The underlying focus in Mitchell's Gone With the Wind is that only those who are born survivors will really prosper during times of true hardship. A born survivor is one who will do anything to survive, at any cost. They will get down in the dirt and work like a dog just for a day's meal; they will take something from someone else just so that they and their own can live....   [tags: Gone With the Wind]

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The Character of Scarlet in Gone With the Wind

- The Character of Scarlet in Gone With the Wind    "My Dear, I don't give a damn," (718) Rhett Butler says this infamous quote to Scarlet O'Hara at the end of Gone With the Wind (1934), when the woman has finally poured her soul to him. The novel Gone with the Wind (1934) by Margaret Mitchell is a classic about the hard times suffered during and after the Civil War. Scarlet lives in the Confederacy and everyone there is for fighting for his or her noble Cause. The young southern belle Scarlet O'Hara is forced to do things she never thought a girl of her class and nature would have to do....   [tags: Gone With the Wind]

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Renewable Energy As Solar And Wind Energy

- As fossil fuel resources shrink, air pollution and concerns about climate instability worsen and cast a shadow over future dependence on coal, oil and natural gas. A new world economy driven by renewable energies such as solar and wind energy are beginning to replace the old, unsustainable economic model driven by coal and oil consumption. Types of renewable energies such as solar and wind are becoming more economically viable, and undercutting fossil fuels in a growing number of electricity markets....   [tags: Fossil fuel, Natural gas, Wind power]

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The Differences Among Nuclear Power Plants and Wind Farms

- An abounding number of people might declare that nuclear power is a frightening subject after seeing horrifying catastrophes, such as the bombing of Hiroshima, and the results that occurred. Truthfully, nuclear power can be destructive, but the risk of exploitation is very low and can still be used for positive energy. Wind power can also be proven to produce confident energy; however there are many negative aspects to this type of production. Wind power is most commonly produced within wind turbines....   [tags: Bombings, Wind Turbines, Hiroshima, Power]

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The Differences Among Nuclear Power Plants and Wind Farms

- When a person looks into a light coming from a movie projector, they will notice many types of dust particles being spotted by the brightness coming from the box. These same particles, if not worse particles, are also floating outside and can be carried a long distance away if blown properly. Many citizens are frightened of this aspect, thinking of all the different germs that float in the air which are being propelled by wind turbines. Germs do cause illness at times, but there are other health risks caused by windmills which must be noted....   [tags: Bombings, WInd Turbines, Power Plants]

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Report on Wind

- Report on Wind I did my report on wind. As you may or may not know wind moves horizontally, and the wind that doesn’t move horizontally moves vertically. That kind of wind is called a current. Many things may cause these rushes of moving air, one thing would be atmospheric pressure differences. The differences in the distribution of pressure and temperature is caused by the unequal distribution of heat. There are also the differences in the thermal properties of land and the ocean surfaces. When the temperatures of different regions become unequal, the warmer air will normally rise and move over the cold air because the cold air is heavier....   [tags: Wind Energy Weather Essays]

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