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Vaccinations Should Be Mandatory

- On Saturday, June 17, 1916, an official announcement of the existence of an epidemic polio infection was made in Brooklyn, New York. That year, there were over 27,000 cases and more than 6,000 deaths due to polio in the United States.(Schneider). Before the polio vaccine was developed in 1955 by Dr. Salk, polio was the United States most feared disease. But thanks to doctors like Dr. Salk, doctors have developed a vaccination for other diseases, not just polio, which helped eradicate and eliminate many diseases that have killed millions in the past....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination, Infectious disease]

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Problem Based Learning Scenario

- Problem Based Learning Scenario “Mrs Moonshine is visiting the paediatric community clinic. She I seen by a practise nurse and discusses the MMR vaccine with him. She is concerned about her child Henry, who is due to receive the vaccine. She has read reports about the vaccine and brings an article about a study which she has read to the clinic and wants to know why the medical community does not respect it. The practice nurse declares that the study was methodologically flawed and lacked internal validity....   [tags: Papers]

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Humorous Wedding Speech from the Father of the Bride

- Humorous Wedding Speech from the Father of the Bride Well, good afternoon everyone, for those of you that don?t know me my name is Lee and I?m Janie?s dad, and in keeping with tradition, it is my honor and privilege to deliver the ?Father of the Bride Speech?. Having to make this speech is one of the few opportunities in a married man?s life when he is allowed to do all of the talking...and I intend to make the most of it. Now, giving a speech can be a little stressful so I will put into practice what I preach, that is...always remember the ABC to the XYZ of public speaking....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Portrayal of Religious Individuals by Television

- Portrayal of Religious Individuals by Television The recent series of the BBC2 show, Coupling, presented an episode where a very religious Christian, James, was presented. In this episode, James was a presenter for a religious programme at a radio station, and meets Jane, who has an extremely stereotypical view on Christians. Jane is non religious herself, which is assured when she mentions that "I'm Christian too, I just happen to dress well" - which presents the typical outlook of many people nowadays, that believe Christians tend to wear 'out of fashion' clothing....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigation of Students' Different Learning Styles

- Investigation of Students' Different Learning Styles This report investigates differing learning styles of an AVCE second year student group. Firstly the report provides a critical account of the context of the course; it’s provision and relevant information about the learners and how some aspects of learning theory can be applied within the delivery of the Project Management module. Taking into account the theoretical issues a scheme of work, lesson plans and teaching material was prepared for the project management module, which I am unit leader for next semester....   [tags: Papers]

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Religious Programmes on Television

- Religious Programmes on Television There are many different types of religious programmes on T.V such as Songs of praise on BBC 1. This programme lasts for about half an hour and includes famous guest singing religious hymns. These guests include people like Michael Ball and Lesley Garret etc. Also they have a vicar who performs a typical ceremony like what normally would happen on a Sunday morning. And on Sky TV there is a whole channel to “24 hour broadcasts such as “The life of Jesus”....   [tags: Papers]

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The Art of Maya Lin

- Maya Lin is a driven and innovative artist of our time. Many of her works have been seen as controversial and received harsh criticism. She manages to trudge on. Her works express both an artistic and mathematical feel, somehow finding a beautiful marriage between. Her obsession with art and knowledge can be greatly attributed to her parents, as she was very successful at an early age. Her art career is one of many triumphs and breaking boundaries in the art world. Lin has a great love for nature, and many of her pieces help to express the significance of this, and she loves to enthrall the audience....   [tags: Biography ]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' After Emma 's Corpse Been Pulled From The River '

- “After Emma’s corpse been pulled from the river, Joseph Baker confronted Abellona and asked her if she would like to confess to witchcraft. Then, it’s said that Abellona proceeded to spit in his face before speaking in a language that the villagers could not understand and been frightened by, having believed it to be the language of the Devil. “Abellona then went on to curse the villagers saying that she would come for them, but first she would come for their children. “Then, right before the vicar had pushed her into the river....   [tags: Mother, Family, Village, Abbott]

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How Alan Bennett Explores His Themes Through The Presentation Of Characters In Talking Heads

- Alan Bennett presents his characters in Talking Heads by writing the plays in the form of monologue. By employing this technique he has managed to create a rich and detailed World in which his stories unfold but, he only allows us to see it through the eyes of a single narrator. When reading a play that is presented in this manner it is possible to lose sight of the fact that you are only getting one person’s version of events and you may start to believe that you are having conversations reported to you verbatim....   [tags: Talking Heads Essays]

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The Bondage of Philip Carey in W. Somerset Maugham’s Of Human Bondage

- How does one obtain freedom from bondage. First of all, bondage is a restraint on someone’s life, emotions, or ideals that leaves them despondent and depressed. However, once the shackles have been unlocked, a person that deals with the chains of an abusive spouse or of a deceased loved one, for example, can now walk out of the cold, dark dungeon into the light, ready to start the first day of the rest of his life. One literary character achieves this freedom. In Of Human Bondage, W. Somerset Maugham portrays, through the main character of Philip Carey, spiritual and sexual bonds that are ultimately broken....   [tags: character and story analysis]

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The 1641 Depositions: The Development of Rebellion in County Louth

- As Protestant refugees fled from the Irish rebellion of 1641 and made their way to Dublin for protection, a commission was set up to take their statements. These statements were then called the ‘1641 depositions’. The original depositions are housed in Trinity College, Dublin and have been transcribed, catalogued and made available online. This resource provides an opportunity to reassess the rebellion; not only on its nature, but also with regards the plantations and interaction of settlers, and the social, cultural, political and economic landscape of the era....   [tags: Irish History, Failed Sieges]

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"In What the Shepherd Saw" Text Analysis

- In the light of the results shown above, it is obvious that this cluster is more interested in the words duke, castle, shepherd, duchess, stranger, closet, curate, captain, knight, boy, grace, dance, rector, light, hut, hill, and gate. The words are associated with the idea of hidden or unrevealed death. The idea is repeated in the three texts where problems of jealousy and suspicion in marriage lead to death. In the three texts, the main idea of each one is that that there is a wife who belongs to the elite and she is beautiful....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Analysis Of ' Redeployment And Bodies '

- Redeployment and Bodies Redeployment and Bodies are both short stories by Phil Klay that vividly illustrates the experiences of soldiers in war and on the homefront. Redeployment tells the story about a man named Sgt. Price who tells about his experiences on the battlefield and how he tries to readjust to society in America. He struggles at the end of the story when he has to put down his dog. The narrator of bodies tells the story of how he processed dead bodies in the war. The story reveals his character development and how he tells the "what really happened" to a man at the bar....   [tags: Psychology, Emotion, Dog]

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Our Little Mary is Dying, Reverend

- ... “My little girl is dying, and my wife and children need comfort. I am here to ask if the reverend gentleman will attend.” “Wait there. I’ll ask him,” she said matter-of-factly, without any note of sympathy, understanding, or haste. “What’s your name?” “Gledhill, Seth Gledhill, and my wife’s name is Sarah. Our little Mary is dying,” he urged. “She was kicked by Master Staithes at the mill and is bleeding to death.” “Then she must have deserved it. Mister Staithes is a Christian gentleman and cares for his hands,” she spat, irritated by the suggestion that Staithes might have acted wrongly....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Media Coverage of the Emmitt Till Murder Played a Major Role in the Civil Rights Movement

- ... The list includes that on September 2nd, the same day in which Mrs. Till received her son’s body in Chicago, The Jackson Daily in Mississippi published an article on the Till case. In it, they refer to the murder as a “brutal, senseless crime,” however in the same story they complain that the NAACP was placing too much attention on the incident by referring to it as a “lynching”. That same day a Belgium newspaper, Le Drapeau Rouge also published an article which was titled "Racism in the USA: A young black is lynched in Mississippi”....   [tags: equality for African Americans]

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Concerns Regarding Vaccine Safety Have Been A Growing Point Of Contention Within The United States

- Concerns regarding vaccine safety have been a growing point of contention within the United States. Parental refusal of vaccines has continued to steadily increase, in spite of scientific evidence disproving the myths of vaccines causing autism. Several arguments regarding vaccine safety have been openly debated throughout the years, such as the “relationship between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and autism, the use of the preservative thimerosal in vaccines, concerns about overwhelming the immune system, the lack of confidence in the vaccine industry, medical contraindications and religious objections.” (Lai, 2014)....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Immune system, Smallpox]

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The Issue Of Vaccination And Parents Need Better Information, Ideally Before A Baby Is Born

- Immunize or be Ostracized Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations, are your children, or will you even allow your child to be vaccinated. In the article “Straight Talk about Vaccination; Parents need better information, ideally before a baby is born” by Matthew F. Daley, and Jason M. Glanz the issue of vaccinations are discussed. Throughout the paper I argue how I believe in children being vaccinated and ways to help educated upcoming or even current parents, and I will use the article to support my ideas....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination]

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The Definition Of Knowledge Is Still A Matter Of Ongoing Debate Among Epistemologists

- The definition of knowledge is still a matter of ongoing debate among epistemologists. A classical definition attributed to Plato suggests that a piece of knowledge must meet three cri-teria – it should be justified, true and believed. (Plato. Cornford, 1957) The focus of this es-say when discussing knowledge, will be on the concept of knowledge as truth; whether the knowledge is an objective truth or the truth of an individual; subjective to their own interpre-tation or experience. Whether a group’s verification is always the standard that ensures that the knowledge is true needs to be considered, and further, which group is the ultimate author-ity when there is contention....   [tags: Scientific method, Science, Truth, Religion]

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Autism Spectrum Disorder ( Asd ) Is Classified As Neurodevelopmental Disorder

- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is classified as Neurodevelopmental Disorder. ASD is a cumulation diagnosis listed in the Diagnostic Stactical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), previously listed as four distinct subtypes; pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), autistic disorder, Asperger syndrome, and childhood disintegrative disorder. In 2015, Zander and Bölte published a relatively small study (127 children) comparing the diagnostic criteria of the DSM-IV-TR to the diagnostic criteria of the DSM-5....   [tags: Autism, Asperger syndrome, Autism spectrum]

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The Role of Truth in Different Areas of Knowledge

- In three areas of knowledge - art, science and history truth is very different and distinguished from one another. Especially the meaning and the role that the truth plays are very different. The dictionary definition of truth according to the oxford diction is “that which is true or in accordance with fact or reality” or “a fact or belief that is accepted as true”. Finding truth in the three areas of knowledge hugely depends on how the person perceives truth. Thus truth is very subjective since truth is differently perceived by different individuals....   [tags: Art, Science, History]

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Opt Outs For Vaccines Should Not Be Allowed

- Opt Outs for Vaccines Should They be Allowed According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data before the measles vaccine was available for public use there was more than 500,000 cases in the U.S. on average 432 cases a year resulted in death after a campaign of measles the number went down to 86 cases by 2000 with zero deaths (Siegel). Doubt about how vaccinations were safe started when a study in 1998 was published by Andrew Wakefield claiming that the measles-mumps-rubella also known as the MMR vaccine was linked to autism, this study was later retracted due to Wakefield falsifying data....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Immune system, Smallpox]

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Vaccines And The Health Of The United States

- Vaccines play an important role in protecting the overall health of the United States. Recently, due to growing concerns of a possible link between autism and vaccines, the number of children who have received their recommended vaccinations has gradually decreased. During the 2002-2003 school year an average of 96.1% of kindergartners had been reported vaccinated; this past school year, that average percentage dropped 2.1% (“Vaccination Coverage”). As this number decreases, our country faces a threat to potential contagious disease outbreaks....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Smallpox, Immune system]

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Mandatory Vaccination in Children: An Ethical Dilemma

- ... In the wake of linking thiomersal, a preservative used in vaccines to autism5 , the AAP and the US Public Health Service (USPHS) in 1999 called for the removal of it from pediatric vaccines6. Currently none of the pediatric vaccines uses thiomersal as a preservative except some influenza vaccine. Current Controversies The major objection raised by the anti-vaccination lobby is the association of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism. Andrew Wakefield, a gastroenterologist from UK proposed the leaky gut theory as the reason for the above association....   [tags: questioning safety aspects of vaccines]

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The Effects of Globalization on Public Relations

- ... With this, public relations practitioners are commonly identified as “cultural agents” for their need to monitor the societal and cultural progressions in a society, community or country (Banks, 2000, 3). As a result of this shift, public relation practices are more interactive instead of passive. It looks beyond the functional process as they are now engaging with a more diverse audience. With the knowledge of anthropology, it enables practitioners to be more aware and attuned to the different cultural practices and values associated with a specific country....   [tags: culture, society, communication]

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Vaccines Are Highly Dangerous And Cause Autism

- Pathogens have existed since the beginning of time and have been responsible for billions of deaths. Whether it’s the Black Plague, smallpox, or polio, disease has been the living’s number one enemy for centuries. However, the discovery and development of vaccinations in the 1700s have helped many overcome these deadly diseases and have assisted others in developing immunities against said pathogens. By vaccinating infants and children, we are preventing them from developing diseases that could potentially kill them, as well as strengthening their immune systems....   [tags: Vaccination, Immune system, Vaccine, Smallpox]

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Anti Vaccination From The Tribeca Film Festival

- In a recent Boston Globe article by Nekesa Mumbi Moody reported, that actor Robert De Niro has removed a documentary about anti-vaccination from the Tribeca Film Festival. The film “Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Conspiracy” by a discredited former doctor, Andrew Wakefield, a known anti-vaccination activist who’s findings linked autism to vaccines. The film came under fire over his false findings. De Niro, wanted to open up a conversation about the issue on vaccination. In society the controversy over whether we should be vaccinated or not is nothing new....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Smallpox, Edward Jenner]

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Vaccinations : Vaccines Helping Or Causing Trouble?

- Vaccinations: Vaccines Helping or Causing Trouble. The controversy concerning parents vaccinating their children has been a debate for many years. A vaccination is an injection of a weakened or killed organism that produces immunity in the body against that organism. In further detail: when germs such as bacteria or viruses, invade the body, they attack and multiply. This is then called an infection (an infection is what produces illness). When the immune system realizes, it then must fight back the infection with antibodies that the human body produces against the foreign substance....   [tags: Vaccination, Immune system, Vaccine]

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The Dilemma of Artificial Immunity: Vaccines

- On the 28th of February 1998 British gastroenterologists, Dr. Andrew Wakefield, published a paper declaring correlations between vaccines and severe developmental disorders in children (Gerber & Offit, 2009, p. 456). Although Dr. Wakefield’s study has since then been found to be flawed, his research started a highly controversial debate between artificial and natural immunity. The reality is that we still do not know all the potential short and long-term effects vaccines may have on us. Do the side effects they pose out weighing their benefits....   [tags: Vaccines, Prevention, Disease]

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Effective Public Health Interventions For Children

- Introduction Immunizations have been among the most successful and cost-effective public health interventions. They have helped eradicate or reduce many infectious and deadly diseases in the United States, and are credited with saving millions of cases of disease for adults and especially for children . Since children are particularly at risk of certain diseases, vaccines help the body to develop disease immunity over time when administrated to young children on a recommended immunization schedule....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Vaccination schedule]

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Autism : A Neurological Development Disorder

- What is Autism. Autism is a neurological development disorder that negatively affects a child’s ability to communicate and interact socially. Children with autism have trouble expressing their emotions; sadness, anger, love, etc. They also show significant signs of repetitive behaviors. Physicians will tell parents that children will start to show warning signs, or red flags, of autism at a very early age. While there is no specific diagnostic medical test that can determine whether or not a child has autism, these red flags help physicians determine if a child struggles with this specific disorder (Mayo Clinic 2014)....   [tags: Autism, Autism spectrum, MMR vaccine]

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Vaccines And Its Effects On Children

- In recent years, America has seen the reemergence of diseases that were proven to be preventable due to modern medicine and vaccines. These diseases that were once nearly eradicated are reemerging mainly because of the recent trend to not vaccinating children. The support behind this trend is that vaccines cause more harm than good, and lead to other diseases such as Autism. These ideals however have no factual evidence to support them as no scientific body has been able to find A connection with vaccines and Autism....   [tags: Vaccination, Immune system, Vaccine, Smallpox]

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Cause And Effect Over Anti Vaccination

- Cause and Effect Over Anti-Vaccinations In a recent Boston Globe article by Nekesa Mumbi Moody reported, that actor Robert De Niro has removed a documentary about anti-vaccination from the Tribeca Film Festival. The film “Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Conspiracy” by a discredited former doctor, Andrew Wakefield, a known anti-vaccination activist who’s findings linked autism to vaccines. The film came under fire over his false findings. De Niro, wanted to open up a conversation about the issue of vaccination....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Public health, Health care]

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Evaluation Of The For A Nurse

- appropriate time to examine and note if there is any open wound or pressure ulcers or any other lesions on the patient. As well to note the type of dressing applied and the time and the date the dressing was changed. This allows the oncoming nurse to manage her workload during her shift. For instance, if one of her patients has any type of pressure ulcer that requires treatment, then she can assign her assistance to turn this patient every two hours to prevent further skin breakdown. The fifth strategy is to discuss issues related to medications....   [tags: Patient, Nurse, Nursing, Physician]

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Vaccines Should Be Mandatory For Children

- There are numerous amounts of controversies in the field of medicine. One of these issues is the argument on whether or not it should be mandatory for children and adults to be vaccinated. Evidence has uncovered that people have been getting vaccinated as early as 1000 CE, in China, to help prevent and protect their people from smallpox (All Timelines Overview). Over the course of time, scientists have progressed in their studies of various diseases to make safe and effective vaccines to prevent people from contracting the harmful diseases....   [tags: Vaccine, Immune system, MMR vaccine, Vaccination]

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The Debate Of Vaccines And Autism

- Vaccines are one of the most valuable contributions to society. They protect us from serious illnesses and complications from numerous diseases. However, even with access to vaccines, there has been an increase in hospitalizations and deaths, every year, due to children not being vaccinated. One reason for the declination of vaccines are a parent’s fear that the vaccination may cause autism. This fear has caused vaccination rates to steadily decline and has created numerous health concerns within our society....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Immune system, Smallpox]

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Identifying Abnormal Behavior And Mental Disorders

- In researching the challenges of identifying abnormal behavior and mental disorders issues of mental health are approached from an assortment of diverse viewpoints and expressions. Having said that, there are underlying factors that can attribute to the challenges of identifying abnormal behavior and mental disorders. This paper will reflect this authors understanding of why it is so problematic in identifying abnormal behavior and mental disorder. Wakefield (2007) defines mental disorder as “harmful dysfunction” it is this authors understanding that harmful is used to determine what is negatively described by societal standards and dysfunction meaning lack of functioning properly whether by...   [tags: Mental disorder, Abnormal psychology, Sociology]

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I Am A Big Technology Guy

- I 'm a big technology guy, I love to see not only advancements in video game tech but seeing advancements in everyday technology. Like the ability to talk to a relative across the world, or fly to a business meeting miles away in a few hours. These are all great, but when do we go too far. Technology has advanced so far that we’ve gotten to the point that was only dream in the wildest of science fiction writers minds. We now have the technology for robotic employees, but they come at a cost. We may have these new and improved employees, but the old models, humans, are going to be left in the dust with their pockets empty and their jobs taken by robots....   [tags: Robot, Robotics, Industrial robot, Unemployment]

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The Change Initiative Of T Mobile

- Bridges (2009) teaches that it isn’t the changes that do you in, it’s the transitions. We must understand that according to Bridges they are not the same thing. Change is situational and transitions are psychological. Getting people through the transition is essential if the change is actually going to work as planned. Leading in times of change, however, can be very challenging for leadership. Change must be both strategically and carefully communicated as well as executed. Organizational resistance is not uncommon when leading in times of change, performance management process need to be tweaked accordingly, and finally companies must ensure they can sustain and anchor the change initiativ...   [tags: Organizational culture, Management, Edgar Schein]

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Improving Healthcare Quality Of Health Care

- The growing demand for quality and affordability in healthcare has peaked in the United States in the recent years. The purpose of today’s health care is to manage costs while improving healthcare quality outcomes and patient satisfaction. To adapt the efforts towards improving the quality of care, it is important to begin by defining quality. Quality is purposed by the care experienced by patients, family members, and the general public; in addition to, the safety of care, effectiveness of care, availability and accessibility of care, and the environment (Horne, 2014)....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Health insurance, Cost]

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Children With Autistic Spectrum Disorder

- One out of every sixty- eight children are diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder each year. Autistic spectrum disorder (also known as ASD) is a serious disorder that impairs a child’s ability to properly communicate and/ or interact with others. Researchers today have been able to determine that ASD now includes disorders that were once thought to have no relation. Over the years the number of children diagnosed has steadily increased, causing alarm about what could possibly be causing the numbers to rise....   [tags: Autism, Autism spectrum]

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The Mmr Vaccine Causes Autism

- Currently across the globe there is a great debate amongst parents. Parents are making the decision of whether or not they want to vaccinate their children. Through influences such as social media and informal advice from families many parents are deciding not to vaccinate their children putting their children at a greater risk of contracting diseases such as measles and chicken pox. Although parents do currently have the right to make these decisions parents must make sure that their decisions are made in the best interests of their children....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination, Immune system, Measles]

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Public Smoking Should Be Banned

- A Breath of Fresh Air is my Right: Banning of Smoking in Public Places Is it fair for that person to get sick too, because he/she around with smokers. Countless medical studies over the years have proven the link of smoking cigarettes to the deterioration of the smoker’s health. According to Mazzone and Arroliga (2004), “Nearly 450,000 persons will die every year of a disease attributable to tobacco use. In the United States, tobacco use kills more people each year than AIDS, suicide, murder, car accidents, and illicit drugs combined” (para....   [tags: Tobacco, Smoking, Smoking ban, Passive smoking]

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Social Workers And Social Work

- According to the Preamble of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics, “The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well being and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty.” Also, stated in the Preamble, “social workers promote social justice and social change with and on behalf of clients, which refers to individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities… Social workers seek to enhance the capacity of people to address their own needs....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Social justice]

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How Is Measles Coming Back?

- Patrick Quirk Lance Harshbarger English 15 March 29, 2015 How is Measles Coming Back. One day I was watching CNN and a story about an outbreak of measles in Disney Land caught my eye. With my dad being a doctor, I’ve heard a lot about the human body and diseases from him growing up, so through his influence I have a bit of an interest in the topic. This story surprised me. I thought measles was a dying disease now that there is a vaccination available for the public. I knew the CDC even announced the disease as eradicated in the United States back in the year 2000....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination, Infectious disease]

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What is Youth Work

- Describe what you are recording about. Identify whether it was a journal paper, book chapter; practice observation; taught theory; lecture or other. In this journal I am going to look at what youth work provision is and to also give the reader some insight into the experiences LGBT people have had with their church. The views come from people I have talked to during the course of my investigation; I have only used the participants Christian name and age and have stated if they are a youth worker for confidential purposes....   [tags: LGBT, Church, Youth Provisions]

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The Role Of Women in Thomas Hardy's Wessex Tales

- The Role Of Women in Thomas Hardy's Wessex Tales In this piece I will be showing the role of women in the 18th century around the time the 'Wessex Tales' has been set. I will be showing the ways Thomas Hardy expresses his opinion in the way that some of the women act and showing the harsh reality that women had to face in the 18th century. 'The daughter's seclusion was great, but beyond the seclusion of the girl lay the seclusion of the father. If her social condition was twilight, his was darkness....   [tags: Papers]

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MMR Vaccine and Autism

- The MMR vaccine is administered between the ages of 12-15 months. When a child develops autism, their parents describe the disease as the child growing normally until they reach an age where a degenerative process starts. This problem usually happens around the age of 2 years. Although parents do say the child was growing normally, many researchers do not believe that the child was actually growing normally until the age of 1-2 years but some children do go through a degenerative process and this usually happens after the administration of MMR vaccine....   [tags: Controversy, ASD, Studies]

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Wedding Toast - Best Man

- Wedding Speech – Best Man Hello my name’s Paul and I’m Martin’s best man, although I’m sure Martin will have a new name for me by the time I’ve finished this. When Martin asked me to be his best man I was initially thrilled at the prospect. Unfortunately it didn't take long for this feeling of well being to dissolve into utter apprehension as I remembered the last time I had to stand up in a room full of people….. I was found guilty and fined $300. I went to a wedding two weeks ago that was held in a nudist colony....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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White Wedding - Original Writing

- White Wedding - Original Writing As I hurried towards the church I realised, with that cold, sinking feeling one often gets at such occasions, that I was even more late than I had previously thought. There were rows of cars lining the streets around the church and no more guests were arriving. They all must be inside. I quickened my pace across the dewy grass and then began to jog, but I quickly slowed back down again to a brisk walk as my skirt began to ride up and my hair escaped from my bun....   [tags: Papers]

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Sir Walter Scott's Characterization of Two Drovers

- Sir Walter Scott's Characterization of Two Drovers Much of Sir Walter Scott's popularity during the early eighteen hundreds came from his ability to draw forth the national pride of his readers, be they Scottish or English. "The Two Drovers" takes this element and pushes it immediately to the forefront by focusing on both an Englishman and a Scotsman in a tale revolving around nationality; however, Scott is not merely satisfied with establishing his protagonists as simply the model Highlander and model Englishman....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Civil Rights Movement in 1955

- The Civil Rights Movement refers to the political, social, and economical struggle of African Americans to gain full citizenship and racial equality. Although African Americans began to fight for equal rights as early as during the days of slavery, the quest for equality continues today. Historians generally agree that Civil Rights Movement began with the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955 and ended with the passing of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. Despite the 14th and 15th constitutional amendments that guarantee citizenship and voting right regardless of race and religion, southern states, in practice, denied African Americans the right to vote by setting up literacy tests and charging a poll...   [tags: Black Civil Rights Movement]

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A Controversy Over Office Rent Forecast

- How will office rent move. At least three foreign property management and consulting firms in Vietnam, namely CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), Savills and Jones Lang LaSalle, have shrugged off Cushman &Wakefield's projection. They share a view that office rent will remain firm or drop slightly rather than sharply because of high demand. "We do not think rent will fall quite as dramatically as some are suggesting, particularly in the Grade A office sector," says Brett Ashton, managing director of Savills Vietnam....   [tags: Real Estate Economy]

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Television's Presentation of Religious People

- Television's Presentation of Religious People 'Television always presents religious people as out of touch with the modern world' I think that this statement could be seen as both true and false. Some television presenters and directors do present religious leaders as stereotypes; meaning that they appear out of touch and old-fashioned. I do, however, appreciate that the directors sometimes have to make a character appear out of touch for them to fulfil their part....   [tags: Papers]

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Vavasor Powell

- Vavasor Powell (1617-1670) Puritan preacher, author, and soldier, was born at Knucklas (Welsh Cnwclas, ‘Green Hill’) Radnorshire, modern Powys. His father was Richard Powell, his mother was Penelope, daughter of William Vavasor of Newtown, Morrice has her originally coming from Yorkshire, before settling in Wales. He was an ardent evangelist and preached in many places around Wales. He once denounced Cromwell by saying “Lord, wilt thou have Oliver Cromwell or Jesus Christ to reign over us?” Not much is known about his early life, except that he worked for a while as a hostler, groom/stable boy, at Bishops Castle, before he went to study under his uncle Erasmus Powell, vicar of Clun, Shrops...   [tags: Biography]

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Feast or Famine

- The issue of abundance within the mission became one which Duran struggled with. While the friars were concerned with the issue of poverty among themselves, they were also quite cognizant of how necessary the issue of abundance was to the natives, since abundance was one of the means by which the Missionary Fathers could attract the natives to the missions. This recruitment of neophytes to the missions was vital to the survival of the missions as Duran knew. No food (abundance), no Indians, no missions....   [tags: Church Missions]

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Cathlocism Versus Protestanism

- Catholicism and Protestantism are both one of the largest sects today. These sects continue to grow in population. They date back to hundreds of years. Although they have their similarities, one sect focuses more on tradition, whereas the other sect focuses more on diversity. Their points of view prove that the sects are immensely distinct from each other. One difference between Catholicism and Protestantism is the question of adequacy and authorization of the Scripture. Protestants, being more traditional, focus on the Bible....   [tags: the scripture, christianism, sects]

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The Use of the Bible in Private and Congregational Worship

- The Use of the Bible in Private and Congregational Worship The Bible is a key element in all services in the Christian faith and used for various reasons in the church. The Bible is viewed by Christians as the book of God, and God’s word to be followed by faithful Christians to live their life with help and guidance to be as God would want. Christians keep God in their hearts with regular praying and private worship. In congregational worship, which is a group of people worshipping God together, helping each other to understand the way they ought to live their lives....   [tags: Bible Studies, Religion]

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Medication Administration Errors

- In today’s current fast-paced and demanding field of heath care, medication administration has become complex and time-consuming task. Approximately one-third of the nurses’ time is used in medication administration. There is much potential for error because of the complexity of the medication administration process. Since nurses are the last ones to actually administer the medication to the patient therefore they become responsible for medication administration errors (MAE). Reasons for MAE may include individual factors, organizational factors or system factors....   [tags: Nursing Essays]

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Controversies Surrounding Vaccine

- ... Still, such suspicion persists because the cause of autism is unknown. Therefore, parents naturally want to find something to blame even though there is no proof. Inoculation was also associated with lymphatic cancers, auto-immune disorders, and brain inflammation which can leads to death, permanent brain damage, and developmental disorders. Additionally, it may increase a child’s likelihood of developing multiple sclerosis, suffering intussusception and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Even though vaccine can certainly cause adverse effects, the risks of not being vaccinated far outweighed the small risks associated with injection....   [tags: immunization debate]

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Major Depresive Disorder

- ... Difficulty concentrating and indecisive decision making that is outside the person’s baseline skillset. Lastly, preoccupied thoughts of dying and attempts of suicide are symptoms that one needs to seek medical and or psychiatric treatment. Suicide attempters with more than one diagnosed mental disorder are 18 times more likely to commit suicide (Wunderlich. 1998). People can experience depression at any stage of life. Depression can run in family genes, and considered risk factors; as well as, difficult life events such as a break-up, a loss of a job, or the death of a love one....   [tags: blues, feeling sad, guilt, worthless]

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The Is A Science Of Uncertainty And An Art Of Probability

- “Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.” (Osler) Making an informed decision to vaccinate is challenging and once made the decision to vaccinate it cannot be undone. Parents rely on friends, family, community, celebrities and health professionals for information to guide this difficult choice. They must traverse a murky sea of misinformation and controversy to make the important decision. For example, in 1998 a fraudulent study linked autism to childhood vaccines. “Andrew Wakefield, a former physician who has been eliminated from the General Register in the United Kingdom, fabricated data supporting a connection of the measles vaccine to autism, in a paper that was f...   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Smallpox, Immune system]

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Vaccination For Children 's Immune Systems From Other Infectious Diseases

- Many people may not remember when they were younger and those who do remember may not remember everything. When children were in their first years of life, parents were persuaded into giving their children vaccinations to prevent getting infected by certain dangerous diseases. However, vaccinations rates have been dropping due to some parents being frightened because of the possible negative side effects that can come from a vaccine. One particular vaccine known as the MMR vaccine has caused a great issue because there have been suggestions that this vaccine can cause autism in children....   [tags: Vaccine, Immune system, Vaccination]

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Implications of the Professional Project of Psychiatry

- ... Implications for Psychiatry After the above statement comes to light in the field of psychiatry for more than fifty years it remained a major point of debate because of its implications. One of the major implications for all stake holders is that madness is unarguably a “biomedical condition”. This stand has the underlying assumption that mental illnesses are caused by biological factors and like other sicknesses should be diagnosed and treated with medications. In line with this Wakefield (1992) defines metal dysfunction as the ‘failure of a mental mechanism to perform a natural function for which it was designed by evolution’ (as cited by Kendell, R.E., 2002).This was what led to deins...   [tags: mental health, interventions, practitioners]

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Ritual and Vows of Christian Marrage and Their Influence on the Differing Ways that Couples Approach Marraige and Marital Breakdown

- Ritual and Vows of Christian Marrage and Their Influence on the Differing Ways that Couples Approach Marraige and Marital Breakdown Most people see marriage as a sacrament that should be intended for life. It is often thought of as a deep way of sharing between a couple. Most people get married because it's a lifelong commitment, it's a way of bringing up children in a secure and loving home, a way to control and direct the sex instinct and a way of gaining a friend and companion for life....   [tags: Papers]

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Prejudice in The Son's Veto by Thomas Hardy and To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

- Explore the theme of prejudice in The Son's Veto by Thomas Hardy and To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird", is set in Maycomb County in southern North America. The story is written about the prejudices people experienced in the 1930's. Atticus, a lawyer and one of only a few good honest men in the story, battles to save a black man accused of raping a poor white woman. Atticus lives with his two children and a black maid. The children get involved with an intriguing character named "Boo", a lonely and ostracised man....   [tags: English Literature]

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Television Portrayal of Christians as Being Out of Touch With the Modern World

- Television Portrayal of Christians as Being Out of Touch With the Modern World "Television always presents religious people as out of touch with the modern world" Do you agree. Give reasons for opinion showing you have considered another point of view. Your answer should refer to a specific Television programmes. People sometimes do present religious people as out of touch with the modern world because they think religious people have no life. The meaning of out of touch is that people are not involved with what's going on in the world around us at the moment, and do not want to try new things out, that other people are trying in the world....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparison of Franco Zefferelli’s Romeo and Juliet to The Adaptation by Baz Luhrmann

- Comparison of Franco Zefferelli’s Romeo and Juliet to The Adaptation by Baz Luhrmann This essay aims to discus the similarities and differences of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, directed by Franco Zefferelli and Baz Luhrmann. In this essay there will be an outline of the story, a comparison of the techniques used in each film and the affect these techniques have on the viewer. In Fair Verona two families have been feuding for generations, the Capulets and the Montagues. The Capulets have an astonishing daughter, approaching marriage age, named Juliet....   [tags: Papers]

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Alan Ayckbourn’s Concerns in Gosforth’s Fete and How He Achieves Them

- Alan Ayckbourn’s Concerns in Gosforth’s Fete and How He Achieves Them “Gosforth’s Fete” is the fourth play in a collection called “Confusions”. The collection consists of five plays which are loosely linked and bring out various issues and concerns. All five of the plays share a common concern: relationship breakdown. The plays were set and written in 1977 by Alan Ayckbourn, one of the most creative and productive writers in England at the time, having written on average, one full-length play or comedy since 1965 up until 1986 where he took a two year break to direct and run a company at the National Theatre in London, returning to work in 1988....   [tags: Papers]

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Uniqueness and Universality in Tess of the D'Ubervilles

- Uniqueness and Universality in Tess of the D'Ubervilles      She can flirt, she can listen, she can sympathize, she can work with her hands.    (Hardy  131)   The above line from Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles demonstrates a great deal about the themes of the novel as well as the character of Tess.  The line reprinted above is supposed to reveal the versatility of Tess' character.  However, it also reveals a good deal that helps us understand Hardy's central theme of the book.  This is because the versatility of Tess' persona is what makes her unique.  However, she is purity, fortitude, woman and suffering personified.  Nonetheless, she is herself and no other person, unlike any ot...   [tags: Tess of the d'Urbervilles Essays]

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A Comparison of Female Characters in Two Stories

- A Comparison of Female Characters in Two Stories The stories that I studied I felt were mostly about relationships some of which work but sometimes they don’t. It did show however that different attitudes can change circumstances for instance if you have a positive attitude things can be perceived differently than if you have a negative attitude. Many people want personal gain from a relationship, which doesn’t make a sound relationship where trust is important. In the first example the main character was Rhoda Brook and her relationship with Farmer Lodge....   [tags: Papers]

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Society in the Eyes of Thomas Hardy

- How does Thomas Hardy present a picture of society at the time his stories were written. ================================================================== Thomas Hardy presents a picture of how society was by the language he uses and also what happens in the stories. The differences with today's society and Thomas Hardy's society are their everyday lives, social status, relationships, marriage, morals, superstitions and law and order. In Tony Kytes, life was very different from how it is today....   [tags: English Literature:]

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Maintaining the Audience's Interest in Talking Heads

- Maintaining the Audience's Interest in Talking Heads One character talking to a camera for half an hour, Do you call that drama. How does Alan Bennet try to maintain the audience’s interest in his Talking Heads. In A Lady of Letters, Patricia Routledge plays the part of Irene Ruddock, who is a very lonely woman that has an obsession with writing letters to everyone to complain about the smallest of things. She lives by herself, and has done since her mother died. A Lady of Letters is a drama because it includes different amounts of lighting at certain points of the video....   [tags: Talking Heads Alan Bennet Essays]

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Love and Relationships In Islam and Christianity

- Love and Relationships In Islam and Christianity Introduction In this report, I will be comparing and contrasting the differences in the views of marriage, chastity, relationships and more between two religions of my choice - Islam and Christianity. I chosen Islam as one of my religions as I am a Muslim and believe that I can make this report more interesting by including first hand views on these topics along as other information. I chose Christianity, because out of Christianity and Hinduism, it is the religion which I am more aware of and know most about....   [tags: Papers]

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Why Thomas Wentworthand William Laud Were Unpopular

- Why Thomas Wentworthand William Laud Were Unpopular The term “Thorough” in this context means “Getting the job done efficiently” Wentworth evolved the policy known as "Thorough" by which he managed the administration of Church and State during the period of King Charles' Personal Rule. In January 1632, he was made Lord Deputy of Ireland, largely because of his reputation for harshness. There he exercised the "Thorough" with a certain degree of brutality, propagating the English tradition of using Ireland as a practice ground for social and military experimentation....   [tags: Papers]

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Translating 21 Grammes from screen to stage.

- Translating 21 Grammes from screen to stage. Explain how research material was gathered and used within the process At the very beginning of the devising process the whole group watched the film of 21 grams and in our first lesson we collected any comments about form, structure and content. We then started creating possible ideas and characters, and after a few weeks we decided we could set ourselves almost mini homework’s for certain characters or storylines and come back to the next lesson with some fresh new ideas....   [tags: Drama]

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The Charm of Henry James

- Henry James, one of America¡¯s major novelists and critics, has produced many great works, such as Portrait of a Lady, The Wings of the Dove, The Golden Bowel and The Ambassadors. His method of characterization is ¡°a complete objectification of characters.¡±¢Ùand he focuses on the inner life of characters rather than external action and environment to explore the mind and inner activities of the characters through their dialogues, mental conflicts, thoughts on man and events instead of the complex plot....   [tags: American Literature]

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Arguments for and Against Abortion

- Arguments for and Against Abortion An abortion is also known as a termination, meaning to terminate, to stop. An abortion is when you stop a pregnancy, by removing the foetus from the womb. Many people frown upon abortions, as they see them as the killing of a life. Other people believe that it is a ‘potential’ life, and that a foetus is not considered to be a child. Some people feel that in a situation where the prospective parents are told their unborn child may be disabled, an abortion is acceptable....   [tags: Christian Bible Religious View]

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Varying Practices of Christian Denominations

- Varying Practices of Christian Denominations For the first part of this coursework assignment I am going to write about two different Christian denominations and show differences in the two buildings were all worship is carried out, and the different ways some objects are used differently in either type of worship. The two denominations that I am going to write about are the Baptist church (found in maghull) and St George’s church (also found in maghull). Maghull Baptist Church Maghull Baptist Church, this building, used for worship is very simple and quite plain in design, because of this the church can afford to donate more money to charities and other usefu...   [tags: Papers]

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Emma by Jane Austen

- About the Author Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 at Steventon, England. She was the seventh child of the rector of the parish at Steventon, and lived with her family until they moved to Bath when her father retired in 1801. Her father, Reverend George Austen, was from Kent and attended the Tunbridge School before studying at Oxford and receiving a living as a rector at Steventon. Her mother, Cassandra Leigh Austen, was the daughter of a patrician family. Among her siblings she had but one sister, Cassandra, with whom she kept in close contact her entire life....   [tags: Emma Jane Austen]

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Religion And The Media

- Religion And The Media There are many different ways in which religion and religious issues are dealt with on television. Some issues are dealt with on educational programmes or documentaries with great respect and interest. Other issues can be treated as comedy and humour. Song Of Praise Songs of Praise is a national institution in Britain, with a weekly audience of 5 million. It is one of the most popular and longest running programs on the BBC. It prides itself on being a musical celebration of life and faith in the UK today, and provides something for everyone, from those of vague faith to regular worshippers....   [tags: Papers]

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