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Zen and the Beat Way

- Zen and the Beat Way by Alan Watts Is set in the late fifties and sixties. Its author reminds me of a pre- hippie. He was a former Episcopal priest who left his home in England and his religion for California and Zen Buddhism. He was against the culture of the time. His seems his thoughts of eastern religion were a bit of center. He was humorous at times and definitely was against the rat race and opted for one to have more fun. The book is basically about several radio lectures from the radio series Way beyond the west....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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The Way They Learn

- The Way They Learn Within in the book, "The Way They Learn", the author Cynthia Ulrich Tobias talks about theory intelligences and the importance of understanding your child. Society thinks that if the child is acting up or out of conduct, they must need some kind of medication to fix it. This is not always the case and gets really bad when the kid may have a slight learning problem. Many parents do not have the time to sit down and talk to their child because of their jobs or because they just don't care....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck

- “A Long Way From Chicago” by Richard Peck The book “A Long Way From Chicago” is an adventurous and funny story. The story takes place at Joey Dowdel’s Grandmothers farm house in the country. Joey and his sister Mary Alice were sent to their Grandma’s house during the summer because their parents had to go to Canada for their work. At first, Joey felt uncomfortable with his Grandmother because he had never met her before but eventually he got to know her and they became close friends. On the first week at Grandma’s, a man named Shotgun Cheatman died....   [tags: A Long Way From Chicago Richard Peck]

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The Ibo Way Of Life

- Things Fall Apart, a novel by African native Chinua Achebe, introduces an unusual culture to the reader. He shares a strange new way of life not customary to popular beliefs. Through a detailed description of the Ibo culture such as role, political ideologies and unique rituals, Achebe shows humanity in a different perspective. Ibo culture is a completely male dominated tribe. By being a successful warrior and farmer, men gain respect and high titles. Unfortunately, women do not have those opportunities and are considered more as property than human beings....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Leadership in Harms Way

- From: HMC(Sel)(SW) Felipe Villasante To: Naval Air Reserve Chief Petty Officer Association Subj: LEADERSHIP IN HARMS WAY ESSAY 1. Merriam-Webster dictionary defines leadership as the office or position of a leader; capacity to lead; the act or an instance of leading, and it defines a leader as a person who has commanding authority or influence; a first or principal performer of a group. In the 1965 movie “In Harm’s Way”, Rear Admiral Torrey displayed the traits of a leader throughout the movie....   [tags: Characteristis of a Leader]

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The Inuit Way of Life

- The Inuit were people who lived in the Arctic such as Alaska, Northern Canada and Greenland. They can also be called Eskimos. The word Inuit refers to “real people of the north” and from this distinction as well as their way of living which I observed at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, I conclude that these people were a race of people with a strong spirit for life in general as well as each other. Their social customs included storytelling, dancing, drum playing, crafts, celebrations, games, hunting and survival skills....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Attributes of the Followers of the Sufi Tradition

- The Attributes of the Followers of the Sufi Tradition The attributes of the followers of the Sufi tradition are attributes that serve to loosen their connection to the world while bringing them closer to God. The attributes they have distinguish them from ordinary people. According to Teachings of the Sufis, by Carl Ernst, they are strict followers of a master, strive to be humble, and try to live without worldly possessions and desires. At the core of the practice of Sufism is reliance on the truth of God....   [tags: Papers]

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Aquinas' Third Way

- Aquinas’ 3rd Way      Aquinas’ third way argument states that there has to be something that must exist, which is most likely God. He starts his argument by saying not everything must exist, because things are born and die every single day. By stating this we can jump to the conclusion that if everything need not exist then there would have been a time where there was nothing. But, he goes on, if there was a time when there was nothing, then nothing would exist even today, because something cannot come from nothing....   [tags: 3rd Way Philosophy]

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

- Something Wicked This Way Comes Throughout Something Wicked This Way Comes there is an ongoing battle between good and evil, and many problems dealing with greed. In most stories good prevails, but things happen differently this time. The characters have problems with greed and evil thoughts, which will bring them misfortune throughout the story. During the story the author often uses foreshadowing to give hints to the reader of things that will happen in the future. When the story starts, a storm is coming on a late October night....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Judaism as a Way of Life

- Judaism as a Way of Life Judaism is a way of life. It is a religion that goes beyond the normal boundaries and reaches deep into daily life. "To be Jewish is to live a certain way before God, not to hold to a specific creed or confession " (Rousmaniere, 128). The laws of the Torah, its interpretations in the Mishnah and the Talmud teach a Jewish person how to live and what rules to follow. To be Jewish means more than just going to a synagogue and praying. Jewish traditions place a high value on the sanctity of daily life and community spirit....   [tags: Papers]

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The Driving Way

- The Driving Way Selecting a career path is the easiest decision one can make; I have chosen five in the nine years since high school. The problem is selecting a path and following it to completion. When I returned to school for my most recent career path, I worked hard and did well for the first several months. Then, I started staying out late with a young lady, and the amount of time that I applied to school decreased by an order of magnitude. After several weeks with her, it was apparent that my grades were going to be bad....   [tags: essays papers]

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Knowledge, Experience, and Morality in The Sufi Masters’ parable The Tale of the Sands

- The knowledge and experience that is gained through everyday life forms the basis of wisdom. Wisdom can be attained through numerous ways. For example, it can be created from performing a personal mistake. Lessons can be learned from those mistakes, which in turn, form knowledge and experience. The Sufi Masters’ parable “The Tale of the Sands” illustrates how knowledge can be attained from other people. The Stream of Life gains knowledge, experience, and morality from passing through the desert to its destiny....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Way of the Inquisitor

- A heretic is any person or group that has a different view then the Catholic Church. Prior to the mid-eleventh century the judicial process was called the Trial by ordeal. With an increasing threat of heresy against the church a new system would be created, The Inquisition was that system. The Inquisition would take many forms and many causes; however one part of the Inquisition that would never change is the process of record keeping. What would seem the most simple of tasks would become the greatest tool in the conviction of heretics....   [tags: history of the Catholic church]

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Losing Weight The Healthy Way

- The best way to lose weight fast. Does this really mean get unhealthy. We have all at one time or another ask ourselves what is the best way to lose weight fast. We search the web or read the diet pill ads, but the best way to lose any weight is to do get healthy. Attempting to lose a any amount of weight in a short amount of time can affect your health. Burning calories is what makes us lose weight but it is important for your health to know what your calorie intake should be. Exercise burns the calories but if you neglect to put calories in, you will basically dissolve your muscle....   [tags: Health]

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Way of Life in Nicaragua

- Way of Life in Nicaragua Most Nicaraguans are mestizos. That is that they have white and Indian ancestors. Their way of life is somewhat similar to that of Spanish Americans in other Central American countries. Most people belong to the Roman Catholic Church and speak Spanish. Most of Nicaragua's people are poor farmers. Many of those in the Pacific Region are peasants who work on their own farms, cooperatives, state farms, or large private farms. In warmer areas, agriculture workers live in metal roofed houses....   [tags: Geography]

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The American Dream is on the Way to Extinction

- ... Instead, the branch refers to opponents as “hostage takers’ and hope to succeed alone. The current administration deploys government officials to perpetrate “pain” on an average American in hopes to blame the opposite party. Also the management has perfected the disciplinary consumption of government by utilizing the IRS to target political opponents to silence them before the last election. The nation also sits on the edge of defeat when our debt is mentioned. The 17 trillion dollar debt is almost double when the President came into office....   [tags: survival, college, tuition]

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Idleness: The American Way

- In her article “No Wonder Students Have Grown Lazy”, Katherine Kay, a high school senior states that the attitude of modern Americans is one of laziness. Kay states that rather than working through a problem, the typical modern American will attempt to avoid it by any means necessary, whether that be working around the problem, passing it off to someone else, or avoiding it entirely. The author suggests that teachers are partially responsible for this phenomenon because modern teachers tend to teach at the level their least intelligent student can understand rather than individually encouraging each student to reach his/her full potential....   [tags: Education]

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Passivity: A Way of Life.

- Passivity: A Way of Life. The life of the main character – Rukmani was filled with hardships. Happy times were a rarity, and everyday life was full of work from sunrise to sunset. Yet despite all the work, her family was in utter poverty. Nevertheless Rukmani was always optimistic, and accepted her life the way it was. Kenny, on the other hand, never understood why they accept their poverty and always tried to get them to rise up. It is Indian ideology and the belief in karma with reincarnation that led Rukmani and many other Indian people to a passive life....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Diabetes: A Different Way to Treat It

- ... For people who choose to take insulin to manage dibetes, they will have to spend millions of dollars over their life time becaue they have to buy insulin. When managing diabetes most people choose to take insulin or some oral medications. Metformin is generally recommended as a first line treatment for type two diabetes, as there is good evidence that it decreases mortality. Routine use of aspirin, however, has not been found to improve outcomes in uncomplicated diabetes. 4 Insilin is injected daily into a persons body subcantanously....   [tags: disease, glucose, insulin, energy, problems]

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A New Way to Educate Children

- A New Way to Educate Children Rousseau lobbies against an educational system that tries to teach children concepts and facts before such time, as they would make use of them. He believes that a child should not neglect those studies, which meet his present needs, in order to learn that which he may acquire in later years. He claims that experience and emotion are our real teachers, thereby reinforcing the theory that a child should not be educated in matters which are not pertinent to their current station in life....   [tags: Papers]

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A Way of Life: A Wagner Matinee

- No one every thinks about how we got here. About what our ancestors had to go through and how the chances that we would actually ne here get slimmer and slimmer the more that you think about it. All those people that are in your family tree have helped to shape who you are and the person that you will become. Our family seems to determine who we are going to be in life and always seems to find a way to get us there. In the story A Wagner Matinee there is a man, Clark, who lives in Boston who receives word from his Aunt Georgiana who is coming to visit from Nebraska to settle an estate....   [tags: Willa Cather, story analysis]

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Easier, Faster Way to Entertainment

- As time has progressed in society and people’s values have changed, the entertainment industry has seemed to focus less on talent and ethics, and more on social and appearance appeal. Media and technology have become more important in everyday life, so a person may rely heavily on those factors for pretty much anything, especially entertainment. In today’s society, people have to complete tasks in very little time, this concept has transferred over to how people spend their leisure time; things have to be made available quickly so that little to no work has to be applied to in order to relax....   [tags: Technology]

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The Glory Of War Analyzed in Homer’s The Iliad and Ishmael Beah’s Autobiography, A Long Way Gone

- Taking into consideration the many historic events of our time, there is no claim to be made that humanity has kicked its addiction to warfare. The contention, however, lies in whether this addiction may be described as glorious. Those keen to label it so need only look to “the world’s greatest war novel” Homer’s The Iliad in which war creates heroes out of men on both sides of the battlefield. It is fought nobly and bravely, and immortalizes, through song and story as Homer himself had done, the champions of either army....   [tags: The Iliad, A Long Way Gone]

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OCD As A Positive Way Of Life

- I have many times asked the question, "Why?". Why is being obsessive-compulsive a bad thing and why has it been labeled as a disorder or a personality defect. I have found that this 'disorder' is necessary for some people to bring order to their lives. Although it can be harmful to some people, leading to seclusion and inability to act, in me and in others it has given us a way to organize our lives. I do not even believe that the term 'obsessive compulsive disorder' is accurate. The whole concept of being obsessive-compulsive is being orderly; to say that it is a disorder is quite flawed....   [tags: Personality]

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Backpacking: A Different Way Of Camping

- Backpacking: A Different Way of Camping What is camping. To most people, it is perceived as a time to pack up the car, drive to local camp grounds, and spend the weekend in the great outdoors. It is a time to frolic with family and friends around a campfire, singing songs, playing games, and roasting marshmallows while listening to ghost stories that can only be heard while camping. However, to the avid backpacker, camping takes on a different perspective. While experiencing the great outdoors is very similar to car camping, backpacking is very different in many respects....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Clickers: A New Way to Teach

- A clicker system benefits school systems and students to help provide better education. Clickers are reliable, easy-to-use, cost effective, and accurate which make them a great tool to improve education all across the world. With a clicker response system, all students are able to indulge in class through a more active learning style. An active learning style allows students to stay attentive and not doze off during a lecture and miss important information. All in all, the use of clickers by students in school systems helps better provide a more active education that keeps students engaged....   [tags: clicker system, education, active learning]

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

- In Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes, Jim and Will are portrayed as characters with few similarities: being extremely close in age, and living next door to each other being the two main parallels. Will is born only minutes before his counterpart, but he is born in the closing minutes of All Saints Day, October 30, and Jim in the initial minutes of Halloween. As for these two days that the boys are born, the former seems to represent righteousness and innocence, while the connotations that belong to Halloween are evil and depressing; two consecutive holidays, yet completely opposite implications....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Paving The Way Of A Successful Future

- Paving the Way to a Successful Future Both experienced travelers and amateurs alike will likely agree that in order to reach a final destination, a roadmap of some sort is necessary. Detours are okay, but hitting the road with a plan and a path will make for a successful trip. Requiring students to select a career path in high school can have a positive effect on both the students’ careers and America’s economy. Students who leave high school unequipped with the appropriate career/college readiness skills have little to no chance for a successful future....   [tags: Education, High school, College, Plan]

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The Way We Really Are

- The Way We Really Are The author of this article portrays how the standard of the “traditional family” has changed over the past century. The article emphasizes on how marriages are becoming extinct and families are breaking away from the old fashioned way of raising children. For example, having both a father and a mother in the home full-time use to be the definition of “ the traditional family”. The author seems to believe that the majority of society today is becoming accustomed to single parent homes and women being the major breadwinners in the home, thus making this the new “traditional family” lifestyle....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Way An Italian Family Works

- The way an Italian family works is very simple, the women tend to the household duties and take care of the family, then the men are in charge and work to support the family. Everything that the women have to attend to includes cooking, cleaning, and taking care of the children. Arriving early for holidays is crucial for Italians mainly because the women have to begin cooking but also because of all the different food that has to be cooked. The Scotti family, which would be my papá’s side celebrated thanksgiving at my Aunt Angela and Uncle Al’s house....   [tags: Gender role, Family, Gender, Transgender]

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This Way For The Gas, Ladies And Gentlemen

- In “This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen,” the author Tadeusz Borowski describes the systematic dehumanization of the camps and attempts to convey the horror of that places. Borowski uses lively and imaginal language, such as “multicoloured wave of people” and “pours from the train,” to depict how these people get off the train when they arrive the camp. Borowski successfully illustrates dehumanization not of new arrivals but of those who have been the camp. He depictures the ugliness of human in the concentration camp during World War II....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler]

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The Movement Is A Great Way Of Equality

- The topic of #alllivesmatter, #blacklivesmatter, and #bluelivesmatter is a very serious one, but not for the people who support these movements, but for those like me who say these movements do nothing more, but inspire more hate. Scholars, politicians, and demonstrators all take part in these movements by destroying and looting stores, promoting movements during campaigns and television, or by writing about why these movements are necessary to reach equality. The idea that these movements are creating change is wrong, when we continue to see more crimes caused by hate and then approach the situation by hate and cover it up with #blacklivesmatter....   [tags: Race, Racism, Black people, White people]

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The New Way And The Old Way

- The new way and the old way. Modern day education is in turmoil with its self, and the fight is between online and traditional education. The past few years have brought a new wave of learning experiences for students in the realm of the internet. Standard education helps the students tremendously by giving them the face to face interaction that gives more insight to the subjects that are being taught. The differences and similarities that come along with these two are ones that are dealt with every day in classrooms every day....   [tags: History of education, Education, E-learning]

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Personal Statement : ' The Same Way '

- [In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives, as they observe your chaste and respectful behavior.] Peter seems to be telling the wives in verses 1 and 2 that, although their husbands are not Christians, if they submit and are respectful in the way God has ordered, their husbands may see and recognize their actions as being Christ like and learn to follow Christ through their example....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Husband, Christ]

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Buddhism : The Way That Religion

- Buddhism is unique. Not in the way that religion in general is unique either because all religions are unique. Buddhism varies vastly from the many religions studied in class, yet it still grasps all the aspects required of a religion. Looking into a singular form of Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism, one can find everything that a religion needs to incorporate to be a religion. I chose to stick with mainly Theravada Buddhism as it stays closer to the original more orthodox teachings of Buddhism. Followers of Theravada Buddhism would say that their form of Buddhism is the far most traditional form of Buddhism today....   [tags: Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, Noble Eightfold Path]

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The Cheating As A Right Way

- The Cheating as a Right Way According statistics, the last 50 years cheating among high school students has risen dramatically. Nowadays, more than 75% of the students are cheating in high schools and colleges. From “Academic Cheating Fact Sheet”: “ While 20% of college students admitted to cheating in school during the 1940’s, today between 75% and 98% of college students surveyed each year report having cheated in high school.” Understanding of cheating among students is different. For somebody cheating is a lie but for other it is a way to win or get a good grade, in other words, to get a good job....   [tags: High school, Education, College, Cheating]

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Communication Is The Way Of The World Today

- Communication is the way each one of us communicates to one another in the world today. For instance, if there act no way in relating to a person by understanding the person. There are two forms of communications, and called the verbal communication and the second one is called nonverbal communication. Oral consist of communicating with your voice with another person while nonverbal consist of communicating through the body language or gesture of an individual. The principles of teaching are to understand better a person in different places of the world....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication, Writing]

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Communication At The Workplace Is Not Only A Way

- Communication in the workplace is not only a way to let your employees know what may be going in the company, but it is used for communicating information to clients outside of the company. Communication in the workplace is extremely important whether written or verbal. Communication is a first impression, it can either make or break you. When writing any business communication, there will be instances where you likely have to address multiple audiences such as management, coworkers, and upper management simultaneously and being able to adapt to those audiences are important....   [tags: Communication, Writing, Grammar, Audience]

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A Way to the Past

- Anne was a simple child who was always looking for a way out of everything. If she was told to do the dishes, she would find every possible thing to do besides the dishes. She was a perfect angel before her mother Clairabeth ‘had an accident’ last year in 2012. Now she is perfect at resisting. That’s where I come in. I have come to tell our fantastic adventure. She was in the kitchen and her dad was making toast. “Anne darling, will you please get the butter?” She shook her head in disagreement to what her father ordered for her to do....   [tags: short story]

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Teaching - A Way to Make a Difference

- Teaching - A Way to Make a Difference To me teaching is a way to make a difference in someone’s life. If it is emotional, knowledge base or physical, we as professionals should help the student be all they can be. The reason that I want to become a teacher is so that I can make a difference. I want to help students open many doors to their future. I feel that a teacher should be the person that twenty years down the road that we still inspire the student. I cannot say that I am basically just one of the philosophies....   [tags: Education College Admissions Philosophy]

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Eugenics -Not the Way of the Future

- Eugenics in the world today has become an issue because of its many positive uses furthermore its possible consequences. It is believed by many that eugenics does more harm than good, on the other hand there are exceptions; it is not the way of the future. There is no doubt that it could be extremely useful for preventing diseases such as cancer and others before we are even born. But, with this also comes the ability to give children genes before their born that will give them talent to run faster, jump higher, use more of their brain which will strictly discriminate them from the rest of society in a way where they will always stand out, the reason being is their extraordinary talents due...   [tags: Eugenics, Genetic Engineering]

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Cell Phones Are A Way Of Communication

- Can you see yourself without a cell phone today. This world has become so technologically dependent that it is hard for anyone to not use a cell phone, a computer, or some sort of device at least once during the day. Since technology has come so far, better education should be possible. Cell phones are a way of communication and can make people feel safe, so it is hard to believe that most schools ban them. It is time for schools to see that technology is the future and it is growing rapidly, along with educational and safety features....   [tags: Mobile phone, Education, Teacher, Internet]

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Islam Is A Way Of Life And Islam

- Islam is a way of life and has teachings that Muslims must follow. One of the teachings that is stressed for both men and women is Haya. The word Haya can be easily translated in English as modesty, shyness, and/or humility. Some people have the misconception that Haya is just for women and can be easily achieved by wearing a hijab, but it is not. Men and women are both required to follow this teaching and it is not easily attained. Many Muslim men seem to have the idea that Haya is only for females, but they seem to forget a moment from the prophet’s life where he “Passed by a man who was admonishing his brother regarding Haya and was saying, "You are very shy, and I am afraid that might...   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Gender, Qur'an]

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The New Way Of Learning

- The new way of learning In recent years, with a struggling economy, hundreds students are enrolling in online courses in hopes of advancing their careers or earning a degree The benefits of taking online classes are numerous and a degree from an online institution can be just as valuable as one granted by a traditional college or university. Some reason why online courses are better are Convenience, Flexibility, and cost. Online classes are convenient it improve your time management. With online courses, you can read and study during the times of the day when you 're at your most productive....   [tags: Virtual learning environment, E-learning]

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Losing Weight the Correct Way

- Losing Weight the Correct Way Though many Americans are in the diet and weight-loss craze, the population as a whole is still considered overweight (Lemonick). This may be due to many factors, such as lack of nutrition in food and having a slothful lifestyle. Also, as people pursue other interests, such as careers and family life, they ignore keeping themselves healthy and fit. To maintain health and life span, one must exercise, eat moderately, and eat foods that have nutritional value. If one follows this plan, one can successfully lose weight and be healthy....   [tags: Health Exercise Weight Loss Essays Nutritin]

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Technology Is A Way Of Life

- Since the beginning of time, mankind as had a thirst for knowledge and this has lead us to make technological leaps. Technology really started to flourish at the dawn of the new millennium, and since then, it has been made possible for mankind to have the world constantly at its fingertips. Everywhere you look, there is someone on a phone, tablet, or laptop responding to a text, playing a game, Googling the hottest new fashion accessory or checking out what’s trending on Twitter. This is not just another crazy trend the teens of today are involved in though....   [tags: Communication, Mobile phone, Twitter, Internet]

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Personal Statement : The Martinez Way

- The Martinez Way My immediate family only consists of my mother, father, and myself. My parents currently live just outside of Llano, Texas. My parents met and gave birth to Healdsburg, California. My mother was born and raised in Durango, Durango, Mexico. My father was born in Raymondville, Texas and was raised Healdsburg/Santa Rosa area in California. We moved from California to Llano, Texas when I was ten years old. Now that I have given some basic background information on my parents and myself, I can move to our family dynamics....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Interpersonal relationship]

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Something Wicked This Way Comes: A Great Book for High Schoolers

- “Someone knows your secret dream, that one great wish that you would pay anything for. That person suddenly makes your dream come true - before you learn the price you have to pay“, (Something Wicked This Way Comes . Jake Clayton , Walt Disney Productions, 1983). Ray Bradbury’s novel, Something Wicked This Way Comes is a science fictional/ fantasy novel about an ongoing battle between good and evil. Jim Nightshade and Jim Halloway are two young boys who are about to undergo a life-changing experience as well as the town of Greentown, Illinois....   [tags: Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury, ]

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The Way Sports Should Be Played

- The Way Sports Should Be Played (Prompt 1) Dedicated athletes of all professional sports must put in a superior amount of work into their job, along with the born talent they have received. Despite the sport, the athletes have strong similarities as well as noticeable differences. Odell Beckham Jr. and Derek Jeter both illustrate this excellently with their different body types, practice styles, and attitudes. Odell Beckham Jr. could arguably be the best receiver in the National Football League at the moment....   [tags: National Football League, American football]

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New Birth Is The Only Way

- Everyone is dead. From the moment a person is born, they are dead. This may seem counterintuitive, but it’s true. When each person is born into the world, there are separated from Christ and have no life. In order to gain life, eternal life, they need to have faith in Christ. Faith in Christ comes through conversion, which can happen in an adult, in a young child, or any age in between. This new birth is necessary, as Jesus said to Nicodemus in John 3:3, “I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.” New birth is the only way to receive faith, with no work of our own, and should be understood properly as future public ministers of the gospel....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Christian terms]

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Humor is a Way of Life

- What would your life be like without any humor in it. In The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, Sherman Alexie tells stories about the reservation. While reading this book of stories he throws in a lot of things that get you thinking about alcohol on the reservation, where you’d be without parents, and where you’d be without humor. Humor in my perspective is a thing you can fall back on when your day is going all the ways you were hoping it wouldn’t. On the reservation, although it may not be like your type of humor, they use it as a way to clear their heads....   [tags: Shermaln Alexie, stories about reservation]

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Who Is The Best Way You About Michael Nardy 's Life?

- There are many ways I can tell you the important characteristics any entrepreneur must have in order to be successful, but I think the best way to tell you about Michael Nardy’s is with his own worlds about his grandfather. Choosing which parts of his story to share was extremely hard. His grandfather’s life has many examples that would be well worth sharing to show important characteristics they both share that made them each successful in their own businesses. You can tell by the way he told the story he both loved and admired his grandfather....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, By the Way]

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Technology. The Way Of The Future?

- The 90's has been a decade full of controversial and world changing events. The first one I could think of would have to be the Persian Gulf War with Iraq. I think that war brought together the United States, stopped our fighting with each other, and helped us focus on one common enemy, Saddam Hussein. The next thing we did was send troops to Haiti and to Somalia to help protect the people and the failing governments. Once again the United States was brought together in a time of war. However, I believe that the one true Zeitgeist of the 90's isn't the wars that brought us together but the information and technology age that will break us apart....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Plato's Happiest Way of Life

- Plato's Happiest Way of Life A just life in a just society would be the happiest possible way to live for Plato. Justice is defined as a balanced and well-integrated specialization of functions both within the scope of society and the individual. The just society classifies its members on the basis of individual differences in intellectual and physical abilities and is therefore warranted. The way to achieve a happy life is only half satisfied with the presence of a just society. Other than living in a just society, the harmony between the parts within an individual's mind or soul is as important....   [tags: Papers]

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The Human Way Of Living

- Our way of living depends on how we think and what we dwell in our mind. According to Joel Ostean our brain is like a computer even all of the hardware functions well the computer doesn’t perform well if the wrong software is installed. The infected software contaminate perfectly good computer. The same things apply in our life. We are born perfect, our limbs are perfect and all the other organs work perfectly until we dwell the seeds of negative thinking in our mind. The negative thinkings works as an infected software in the computer which contaminates our way of thinkings and we don’t perform well....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Psychology, Cognition]

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Swann’s Way

- Memory takes centre stage in this novel, which departs from the traditional Nineteenth Century novel in that the narrative does not follow one protagonist throughout. In ‘Swann’s Way’ the protagonist is Marcel, but Proust, a modernist writer uses ‘distancing’ to create “an art of multiplication with regard to the representation of person ... creating aesthetics of deception for the autobiographical novel.” (Nalbantian, 1997, p.63). Also Proust referred to his narrator as the one who says ‘I’ and who is not always me.”(ibid)....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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A Long Way Gone By Ishmael

- A Long Way Gone is the odyssey of a boy named Ishmael as he travels across Sierra Leone to escape the civil war that is tearing his country apart. Along the way he meets different figures and forces as he searches for the family he has lost. He finds a seemingly permanent home when he joins a battalion of soldiers who fight the rebels. This story differs from Blood Diamond because it isn’t about a father searching for his son. This story is about a boy in search of home. Ishmael’s journey could be a moving film because of its candid storytelling....   [tags: Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone Civil War]

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Sustainability Is A Way Of Living

- I used to believe that sustainability meant to take a stand to preserve the earth. Now however, my position on sustainability has dramatically changed. Sustainability is a way of living. As beings on this earth, we are accountable for our ecological impacts, and it is our responsibility to ensure that we are living sustainably. By examining sustainability through the farming and organic agriculture of Herman Mentink, the saving of the whales and it relation to Pete Seeger, my definition of sustainability changed from taking a stand, to a way of living....   [tags: Sustainability, Agriculture, Sustainable living]

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School Is A Way For The Government

- In my mind school is just a place where you socialize and are judged and graded based on how well you can remember things. To be completely honest all knowledge you absorb is only history. This history I speak of is put into books and its ‘taught” to us as something new when it’s only just reciting the past so that history doesn’t repeat itself. School is a way for the government to get money. Because you don’t have to sit in a building for 8 or more hours a day to be “educated”. Education is what music is to the ears, a peaceful and enjoyable ride meant to be fun and interesting mainly to exercise the mind....   [tags: Education, Learning, School, History of education]

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Is Stigma The Negative Way?

- Deviance Definition As much as we try not to care what others think about us, without noticing it we take into account the way others perceive us. This is referred to as the labeling theory, ”a reaction to those labels over time form the basis of their self-identity” (Conley, 2015:203). By looking at others a certain way, they tend to notice and adapt to the way we perceive them. When someone has been known to steal, they are looked at as a thief. We would be more careful to watch our belongings around the person, “rather safe than sorry” as people say....   [tags: Criminology, Sociology, Crime, Theft]

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A Great Way For College Students

- A great way for college students to save money What college student doesn 't want to save money while going to a university or a Jr. college. when you go to any college tuition is not cheap it can be pretty pricey. you have to spend hundreds of dollars for books, new or used. they can add up when you are going full time. two easy ways to save money on books is by using the internet. if you teacher uses an old book that semester. you can always search the title of the book and find the pdf of it and print it out for free....   [tags: University, Student, A Great Way to Care]

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Which Is the Best Way?

- There are many ways to tell your government or ruler that they are going in the wrong direction, doing something that is wrong, or hurting its people. It doesn’t have to hurt the majority for the cause to be righteous, but if you do something about there is a righteous way to do it. If you do it wrong way it can ruin your entire message and in most cases can result in dire consequences. Many times over we have had leaders a rise that try to lead people against oppressive rulers. The way in which they lead them is what determines how their cause will go....   [tags: Black Panthers vs Martin Luther King Jr.]

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The Way It Really Was!

- The Way It Really Was. In the 1950's there were many problems. The Korean war and the civil rights struggle. Back then the music was all rhythm and blues (r &b). It was record mostly by black artists and for black audience but the white teenagers became interested. The music scene in the early 50's Before 1954 there were 3 distinct music areas. R & B,country and pop. Music stations usually played one type of music so listeners could easily find what type they wanted. Pop had 4 major recording companies....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Euthanasia: A Way to End the Agony

- As a suffering person, ill and in excruciating pain, would you like to continue enduring the pain in your life in extreme agony. Or would you rather rest and bring your life to a painless close. Every country is the home to sick people. Some live every day in excruciating pain, while others can’t do anything without assistance. For many, living in pain and not being able to do anything on their own is no way of living; and want to die to rest and put an end in their suffering. In many countries, this method is called Euthanasia, but is often referred to as assisted suicide....   [tags: suicide, manslaughter, illegal]

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The Indian Culture and Way of Life

- The Indian Culture and Way of Life Throughout the video of 'A man called Horse' the is a lot of detail and description of the Indian culture and way of life. Although it is a piece of secondary evidence and a Hollywood movie it is not exaggerated in any way therefore it is a clear interpretation of the 'Yellow Hand' tribe and their daily routines and customs. The video covers many aspects of the Indian culture, the landscape (and surrounding area), the weapons they use, what they wore (how they were made ect.), the customs and religions....   [tags: Papers]

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Gerrymandering Is A Way For A Political Party

- Gerrymandering is a way for a political party to keep control of a state by drawing the district lines unevenly. They make sure to keep a majority of the people in the districts are a part of their party, so their party will have more seats in the House of Representatives. This is a big problem because in most districts, there is no way for the minority party to win in those districts. The practice of Gerrymandering started in 1812, with the governor of Massachusetts, Elbridge Gerry. In this year, he signed a bill to redistrict Massachusetts so that most of the districts would favor his own party....   [tags: United States]

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The Setting Of Hawkins Is A Dangerous Way

- Many details in the Stranger Things trailer had to do with light – flickering lights, the light on Will’s bike flickering before he disappears, and the blinding light when Will vanishes from thin air, for example. I think that light can represent discover and hope in a lot of instances, but here, since the light is flickering, I think it symbolizes something slightly different. I think that the flickering light we see so many times in this trailer does represent discovery, but not in a celebratory way....   [tags: Light, Lighting, Meaning of life, The Police]

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The Kings Way of Goverment

- Feudalism was based on the exchange of land for military service. It had levels of status similar to modern society. In the Middle Ages, the Feudal System was a very important system to kings in order for them to control entire countries. The Feudal System was a vital system to William I who could not control all the land he had. According to Chris Trueman, William had defeated the English army lead by Harold Godwine but before he could be called King of England he had to gain control of all of England....   [tags: feudalism, middle ages]

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Euthanasia: The Right Way to Kill

- In the recent years there has been a particular case that has brought the minds of Christians as well as non-believers alike to examine the importance of a person’s life. Apart from the ongoing debate regarding abortion as a criminal act or a womanly right, there has been another issue that has been dormant in this nation that some would argue causes the same weight as that of abortion. Euthanasia is defined in Webster’s dictionary as “the act or method of causing death painlessly, so as to end suffering; advocated by some as a way to deal with persons dying of incurable, painful diseases.” The only difference between this definition and that of “murder” is that euthanasia is a legal course...   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

- American society has gone through several cultural changes over the recent decades. Something Wicked This Way Comes was written during a time of great social change; the author, Rad Bradbury, did a thorough job in reflecting the changing social environment of the 60s within his own characters. In 1962, the year in which Something Wicked This Way Comes was released, the youth of the United States were experiencing the Hippie movement, the adults of the 60s were dealing with the process of excepting their new found places in the world, and the society of the 60s faced an incessant issue with self acceptance....   [tags: Rad Bradbury, hippie movement, countercultures]

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Learning about One's Tribe in the "The Way to Rainy Mountain"

- The Way to Rainy Mountain is by no means a normal novel. It does not have the same cookie cutter formation as most books, where the plot goes from beginning to end in neat little chapters. It is not just a simple book, it is a book that has meaning, and it is a book that makes its readers think. It is a book about connections from the past. These connections are like puzzle pieces that the main character, N. Scott Momaday, has to put together in his journey to truly understand his heritage. Through the past, Momaday finds a way to honor his grandmother’s memory and to connect with his Kiowa culture....   [tags: Way to Rainy Mountain, tribes, Native Americans,]

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Are Factory Farms the Way of the Future?

- According to the article Factory Farms “Livestock farming in the U.S. today is done almost entirely on large-scale farms called factory farms” (Factory Farms). These factory farms are necessary to keep up with the economic pressure for lower food costs because American citizens have a high demand for meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products (Factory Farms). Supporters agree that large scale Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) are the best way to supply the demand of the people. David Holcomb, a poultry farmer himself, says “We feed the nation....   [tags: livestock, animal rights, anaerobic bacteria]

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A Way of Being by Carl Rogers

- A Way of Being by Carl Rogers In the book by Carl Rogers, A Way of Being, Rogers describes his life in the way he sees it as an older gentleman in his seventies. In the book Rogers discusses the changes he sees that he has made throughout the duration of his life. The book written by Rogers, as he describes it is not a set down written book in the likes of an autobiography, but is rather a series of papers which he has written and has linked together. Rogers breaks his book into four parts. In Part I, of A Way of Being, Rogers discussed his own personal experiences and perspectives, on life to include relationships, philosophies, and what it means to look back at the way things were and what...   [tags: Book Report]

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Divorce Is The Easy Way Out

- Divorce is the Easy Way Out The divorce rate in today’s society is higher than ever according to Barbara Dafoe Whitehead. Although people have a legal right to file for a divorce, it is still viewed as an ethical problem. Barbara Dafoe Whitehead writes an article called “The Making of a Divorce Culture”, and writes about divorce and how it has become an ethical problem in the United States. In today’s society divorce is viewed as a social norm, and that couples should have a right to file for divorce with no stigma....   [tags: Divorce, Marriage, Family, Ethics]

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The Most Effective Way to Communicate

- What is better. Texting. Calling. Growing up in the computer age has only allowed me to complete tasks in a more convenient way. The computer age has led to the development of the cellular telephone. The cell phone (short for cellular telephone) has allowed people to communicate with people on-the-go in many ways such as calling them, or now, a very popular way, texting (short for text messaging) them. Both of these methods of communication have their short comings, and there up-brinings, but in the long run, both are effective ways of communicating with the other person....   [tags: calling, texting, methods, cell, phone]

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Response to Putins Way

- Putin’s Way After the fall of communism and the advent of democracy, the Soviet constitution was amended to delete the provision that the CPSU was the "leading and guiding" force in the political system. As a result, many political groups began to operate more openly in Russia. The constitution of 1993 guarantees further Russians' right to a multiparty system. Despite that “the Duma that results [today] is a democrat’s nightmare: three parties whose only ideologies are an almost slavish loyalty to President Vladimir Putin and varying degrees of nationalism, plus one made of the dregs of seven decades of totalitarian rule.” Putin’s Way examines why the “middle class did not vote as...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The ?Way? As Seen In Taoism And Confucianism

- Taoism and Confucianism are both very complex and important religions of their time. Both mainly Asian religions, these creeds were more prominent in the times they were developed then they are today. Each of these religions had a certain belief that there was a “Way” that things should happen and should work so that goodness and peace will regulate in the world. Confucius was the founder of Confucianism. His works were taught in the Confucian Analects. His sense of mission to be “a human among other humans.” He was said to have fortune cookie knowledge and was admired by many people, including his many followers....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Effective way of tutoring

- Effective way in Tutoring Students 2004 Outline: A) Introduction B) General discussion 1) Personal Experience 2) Tips on Promoting Student Motivation 3) Advantages and Disadvantages of Tutoring C) Conclusion. Foreword: Tutoring is a tool in helping the children in their academic needs. The tutor guides them in answering their assignments as well as teaching them techniques in solving problems. This paper is aimed at describing tutor functional duties, tips on promoting student motivation, advantages and disadvantages of tutoring and my personal experience of tutoring students....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Who Is The Best Way For People?

- Epictetus made many excellent points on how he believes would be the best way for people to live though there were a point or two where I differed from his opinion on how life should be lived. One point of differing would be at passage eleven when he is saying that you should just believe that you are giving something back when it is taken from you. I don’t think this is quite the best way to go about anything since it would, more or less, just be someone saying that their own property or the people around them don’t matter to them in the least....   [tags: Psychology, Cognition, Thought, 2005 singles]

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Analysis of N. Scott Momaday's The Way to Rainy Mountain

- Analysis of N. Scott Momaday's The Way to Rainy Mountain The Way to Rainy Mountain has a distinct pattern in its form.  In each section, it has three parts, each of whose separateness is clearly marked by its own place in each page and its own typeface: the legend, the history, and the personal memory.  The pattern, however, never makes it simple for the readers to understand the novel.  Rather, it confuses and bothers the readers by placing them where the double edges of reality meet.  On the one hand, there is a reality as the result of the dominant ideology, which has become a priori in many cases, and which has hidden that there is another reality (or possibly, multiple realiti...   [tags: Way Rainy Mountain Essays Momaday ]

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