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Mister Watts of Great Expectations

- “He was whatever he needed to be, what we asked him to be... a teacher, a magician, a savior, a life.” (245) Mister Watts is one of the central focuses of the story along with Dolores, Matilda’s mother. The two characters are polar opposites in the way they make their decisions and view the world. With growth comes decisiveness in which comes greater changes, the motif of choice is entwined all through the novel of Mister Pip, whether its Dolores deciding to hide the novel, “Great Expectations” from the villagers causing greater occurrences or Mister Watts becoming a shape shifter; taking the form of what is needed, including his life....   [tags: Great Expectations Essays]

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The Watts Riots

- Imagine being born in a place where people don't mix with one another and keep to their own kind. Imagine not being able to walk into a store because it is white owned. How would it feel if you were black, lived in a city that was run by a white government, where poverty, unemployment and lack of education were all problems of everyday life. If everyone were treated equally, then it would not be a problem. But for inner city African Americans that isn't the case. As humans, there is only so much we can take when it comes to segregation before we act out....   [tags: American History Race Riots]

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Alan Watts And His Influence On My Life

- Reading philosophical books tend to be cognitively draining, especially when I find myself contemplating the concepts being explored by our greatest thinkers, as daunting as that can be sometimes. Alan Watts, one of 20th Century’s greatest and most renown philosophers, has had an immensely powerful impact on my life and changed my understanding of day-to-day experiences with literature. I have read several of his books and researched everything I could about him through interviews, articles, speeches, and his own penned literature....   [tags: Meaning of life, Human, Life, Knowledge]

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Hope, a Theme in Shakespeare´s Richard the Third and in George Frederick Watts´s Painting

- Famous English poet and playwright William Shakespeare uses “hope” in King Richard III as: “True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings: Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings.” (Shakespeare) In this quote from Shakespeare, hope is liken to wings that elevates people during its existence, a power which strengthens people. During my research different sources, from academic writings to visual sources, discussed how the result of an aim is affected by “hope”. The results that I gained from my research have shown that people can’t achieve their dreams in the lack of hope....   [tags: Situations, Achievements]

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Blue-Collar African American Life in Killer of Sheep by Charles Burnett

- Every so often a film is made that makes a major impact on the culture of cinema. Charles Burnett with his film Killer of Sheep (2007) made that impact. The film was created by Burnett as his masters thesis from the UCLA film school in 1977, but was not formally released until 2007 (Burnett, Milestone Films). Even though it wasn’t released for almost thirty years, the film received international praise. Killer of Sheep brought to life a new image of African American cinema and created a powerful impression of life in the black ghetto....   [tags: cinema, african american realism, watts riots]

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Come Home : The Trip Of Bountiful

- Come Home: The Trip to Bountiful Mrs. Carrie Watts, the main character in the movie, personifies the three common dilemmas of old age, e.g., “Where will I live. How will I cope by myself. And, What should I do about money” (Solie, 2004, pp. 91, 95, & 99). Having lived most of her life in the wide and open field of the town of Bountiful, Mrs. Watts cherished the thought of coming home to Bountiful. There had been several attempts in the past, that were all foiled by her over-protective son and overbearing daughter-in-law....   [tags: Family, Death, Gerontology, Ageing]

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The Characters of Great Expectations

- “He was whatever he needed to be, what we asked him to be... a teacher, a magician, a savior, a life” (245). Mr. Watts is one of the central focuses of the story along with Dolores, Matilda’s mother. The two characters are polar opposites in the way they come to their conclusions, make their decisions and view their world. With growth comes decision making in which comes greater changes, the motif of choice is woven through the novel of Mister Pip, whether its Dolores deciding to hide “Great Expectations” from the villagers causing greater occurrences or Mr....   [tags: Great Expectations Essays]

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Study Participants From Various Universities Across The United States

- Study Participants The participants were obtained from various universities across the United States. A total of 113 participants were included in the study. The participants were students in various counseling programs. Participants included male and females mixed sexual orientations, ethnic groups, and a variety of counseling training programs. Henriksen, Polonyi, Bornsheuer-Boswell, Greger, and Watts (2015) identified 55% participants as master’s students, 45% as doctoral students, 89% female, 14% male, 70% attended CACREP programs, while 25% attended non-CACREP programs (pg....   [tags: Sampling, Stratified sampling, Sample]

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Imperialism in the Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

- Humans, being a visually oriented species, lack objectivity in their actions and observations; two people could interpret any particular incident in countless ways. Joseph Conrad’s attitude towards imperialism in Heart of Darkness ignited a flame of controversy. Cedric Watts and Chinua Achebe, two prominent writers, took different sides on this seemingly endless debate; a debate originating from the “darkness”. In Watts’s Indirect Methods Convey Conrad’s Views of Imperialism, Watts argues that Conrad is an artistic anti-imperialist, subliminally conveying the “corruption and hypocrisy of imperialism” (Watts, p.1)....   [tags: imperialism, vision culture]

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My Observation At Central High School Of Clay County

- My observation consisted of me observing at Central High School of Clay County located in Lineville, AL. My first observation was done by Tessa Giddens. She taught 9th-12th grade Family and Consumer Sciences. My second observation was done by Jamie Watts. She taught 9th and 10th grade Math. Mrs. Giddens and Mrs. Watts both showed amazing leadership and collaboration. Both individuals worked with other teachers to help build their lessons to the best that they could in the classroom. Mrs. Giddens was more limited on help than Mrs....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Learning, School]

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The Art of a Good Story from Aristotle's Five Elements

- “In his poetics, Aristotle declared that the hierarchy of dramatic effects was in descending order as follows: plot, character, dialogue…” (Watts, 56). A good story is one that utilizes five elements of craft in coherence with one another to further the reader’s understanding of the narrative. In accordance with Aristotle, plot is the most crucial to building a successful story and should be examined first. As stated by Nigel Watts, author of over ten books, “A classical plot is a narrative of causality which results in a completed process of significant change, giving the reader emotional satisfaction” (Watts, 28)....   [tags: Aristotle, storytelling,]

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Replacing Incandecent Light Bulbs with LED Lighting

- According to,” When congress passed the Energy Independence and security Act of 2007 (EISA). The incandescent bulb’s days officially became numbered. The law mandated strict new energy standards for lighting designed to kick-start a new era of greener, longer-lasting,more cost-efficient light bulbs and this meant kicking outdated, inefficient bulbs to the curb”(Crist). Led is the replacement for incandescent light bulbs. LED lighting is the future now. They are also long lasting, it saves you money and does not pull lots of energy....   [tags: energy efficiency]

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Conservatism And Its Impact On Accounting

- Accounting conservatism has been established centuries ago. Since that time to nowadays this model was successfully implemented in daily accounting practice. Many experts identify conservatism as the principle of verified information: gain should be verified before recognized, but the principal allows accelerated recognition of losses. Generally, conservatism can be explained: “anticipate no profit, but anticipate all losses” (Watts, 2003). The nature of conservatism leads to differential treatment of keys aspects of accounting: gains and losses....   [tags: Balance sheet, Finance, Income statement]

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Blood Pressure and Heart Rate at Rest and During Exercise: What Are the Differences?

- ... The lower edge of the cuff was about 1 inch above the bend of the elbow. The cuff was inflated quickly to about 160mm Hg; next, the valve of the cuff was opened slightly, allowing the pressure to slowly fall. A standard stethoscope was used to determine blood pressure. The measurer then placed the bell of the stethoscope firmly on the brachial artery of the arm being measured. As the pressure falls, the reading when the sound of blood pulsing was first heard was recorded. This was the systolic pressure....   [tags: systolic blood pressures]

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Racial Discourse in the Film 8 Mile Directed by Curtis Hanson

- ... This translates to Eminem’s career and his success in the industry. But Eminem’s success is ultimately due to his ability to encompass the characteristics of black culture while maintaining his position as a white male: “affiliations with black masculinity provide cultural acceptance and authenticity, which fuel his entry into hip-hop culture. White masculinity provides mobility, ambivalence from white audiences, and commercial success” (Dawkins 465). Therefore by “walking” the spaces between black and white masculinity and never committing to one, he masters the industry....   [tags: obstacles, evil, identity, biased]

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Preventative and Corrective Strategies in the Classroom

- The objectives of preventative strategies are to develop an appropriate and successful classroom for all students. The classroom should be a place where students feel comfortable and a place where students are in control of the behaviours and choices they make. Educators must always offer encouragement on a regular basis as it builds a supportive classroom environment. It encourages student to focus on their effort rather than their achievement. Therefore students receive positive feedback for trying hard, but may be unsuccessful with the task....   [tags: educators, students, classroom meetings]

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Global Warming: The World’s Biggist Hoax

- Are we ruining the globe for our descendants; or are we finding a way to power our cars, lights, and homes. This is the question of global warming. I say this: global warming isn’t all it’s made out to be. There have been little, if any effects. We aren’t necessarily warming either. Although I know this for sure: WE ARE NOT THE CAUSE. To know what is going on, lets look at the big picture. Let’s start off at co2. Co2 has been helping us, and in no way is causing us any major problems. Co2 is a great airborne fertilizer, which as it’s concentration grows, causes additional plant growth, and causes plants to need less water....   [tags: Global Warming Essay]

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Gender And Gender Of Power

- The ‘gender of power’ is a model that attempts to mediate between biological, feminist and postmodern concepts of gender and sex in a way that is both theoretical and derived from ethnographic realities. In the exposition Power and Watts first consider several competing theoretical models of sex and gender. From there, they introduce ethnographic examples from extant rock art and living ritual practice that support a more complex view of the relationship between gender, bio-sex, culture, and ritual....   [tags: Gender, Male, Sex, Female]

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Energy Efficient Effulgence

- The concept of a light bulb dates back to the early 19th century, but it has evolved into more advanced machine than the first simple one. Today companies are trying to produce bulbs that are more effective and last longer. The three most common types of bulbs in used today are LED, CFL, and incandescent. (Hamm, 2010) LEDs or light emitting diodes recombine electrons with holes in the bulb. This releases energy in the form of photons. Photons are the smallest possible particles of light. ("Light-emitting diode", 2014) Incandescent bulbs push electricity through a filament until it begins to glow....   [tags: light bulbs, lumens]

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Managing Diabetes Through Diet and Weight Control

- Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic health condition in which the level of glucose in the blood is higher than usual. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas does not create enough insulin and type 2 diabetes occurs when insulin is produced, but is not adequate in lowering blood glucose levels or there is resistance to the insulin (Edwards, 2007, p. 9). Diabetes mellitus is the leading cause of end-stage kidney disease, foot and leg amputations, and new cases of blindness in the United States (Ignatavicius & Workman, 2010, p....   [tags: Disease/Disorders]

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Nature Of Children And Their Inner Feelings

- Nature of Children I felt that the democratic and pain models best suited my thinking about the nature of children. I have modified them together to develop one assumption to fully understand my thinking of the nature of children. Children express their inner feelings by their need to belong in a group which reflects how the children communicate through human behaviour (Edwards & Watts, 2008). Children express their feelings in a range of different ways not only in verbal ways. As I will be supporting some children who do not have the skills to communicate verbally it is important for me to develop an understanding and knowledge of the child so that I can see the behavioural changes as a...   [tags: Psychology, Childhood, Education, Child]

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The Young Warriors Violence Prevention Program

- In particular, inner-city(e.g., low-income urban) African-American male adolescents have been identified as a high-risk segment of youth due to their disproportionately high rates of exposure to (and often participation in) violent situations (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,2001; Hammond and Yung, 1993; Rich, 2001)" (Abdul-Ali). Elijah Anderson states, that "the 'code of the street' in poor, inner-city African-American communities places all young African-American men under much pressure to respond to certain situations-show of disrepect-with violence" (Anderson....   [tags: elijah anderson, street code, inner city]

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The Role Of Discipline Models On Students 's Behaviour

- Discipline models can be implemented to alter or change student’s behaviour. Sophie is a graduate teacher starting at a new school in a year 6 class. The school has a policy requirement requiring students to complete a minimum of 10 minutes of homework each weeknight. She has chosen to implement a Behavioural Modification (BM) model to address the issue. This model is based on altering behaviour through the use of reinforcements and punishments. The BM model encompasses various steps, and is an appropriate approach for Sophie to implement, as she is new to teaching and the class....   [tags: Reinforcement, Operant conditioning, Reward system]

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The Feasibility and Efficiency of Solar Panel Technology

- For my 9th birthday, my parents had gotten me a solar car. Now it wasn’t very large, mind you, but it was still terribly interesting in my eyes. At the time I was heavily interested in science, so such a present was very fitting. I couldn’t wait to build it. It was the late afternoon, but it was during the summer, so there was plenty of sunshine left. We got it all assembled, and we went outside in a hurried fashion. I triumphantly placed the car on the ground, and, sure enough, after a few seconds, it started to move....   [tags: alternative energy, green, environment]

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CO2 Emission as a Severe Global Environmental Concern

- ... (Friedman 277) Both professors imply that eight of the fifteen solutions provided or adequate amounts of all fifteen must be implemented right now to stop the doubling of CO2 emission while at the same time benefitting the world’s economy. Friedman discusses the solutions provided by Socolow and Palaca as ingenious yet ridiculously challenging as the scale required simultaneously provides an eye opening truth to how severe CO2 emission levels have become, “If the world managed to take just one of those steps, it would be a miracle....   [tags: atmosphere, fuel, global, environment]

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Differentiated Instruction in the Area of Reading

- Differentiated Instruction in the area of Reading Differentiated instruction caters to differences among students, how students learn, different learning styles, and the interest of each learner. Running records support differentiating lessons for each learner during guided reading. Running records are diagnostic tools designed to identify a student’s reading deficiencies and monitor progress. The implementation of running records allows the teacher to differentiate each child’s reading lesson and hone in on the child’s needs and abilities....   [tags: learning styles, education, individual needs]

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The Roots of Hip Hop and Rap

- Hip-hop started out in the Bronx in New York City with DJ Clive “Cool Herc” Campbell. A man of Jamaica, he essentially birthed the new genre of music by carrying over the Jamaican tradition of Toasting, which “is boastful poetry or over a melody provided by a deejay.” (ROOTS ‘n’ RAP, Its creation can be accredited to the record spinning DJ’s of the clubs of the 1970s. From this, the Master of Ceremonies (MC) was created. He would come up with creative rhymed phrases that could be delivered over a beat or acapella at dance clubs....   [tags: Biggie, Shakur, Tupac]

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Harold and Maude and The Book On The Taboo About Knowing Who You Are

- Comparing the Movie, Harold and Maude and The Book On The Taboo About Knowing Who You Are The character Maude, in the movie Harold and Maude, lives a life congruent with the ideas Alan Watts expresses in The Book On The Taboo About Knowing Who You Are. In his book, Watts explores the relationships between life, death, ego, and environment. Watts's purpose is not to lecture but rather to let the book serve as a "point of departure" (11) for its readers. Maude also serves as the "point of departure" for the character Harold....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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A Reading of Blake's A Cradle Song

- "A Cradle Song" S. Foster Damon's 1947 reading of "A Cradle Song" indicates that most early critics accepted Isaac Watts' Hush. my dear, lie still and slumber as the model for Blake's poem. However, Damon claims that "There is no more resemblance [between the two works]than there must be between any two cradle-songs. He also claims that the designs of the second plate have a "Raphaelesque hardness, which is in this day not pleasant." Vivian de Sola Pinto acknowledges the connections between "A Cradle Song" and Watts' work made by Damon and others but notes that no critic has yet explored the relationship between Blake's and Watts' work in detail, a task she takes on in her 1957 study....   [tags: William Blake S. Foster Damon]

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Pruducing Electricity from Fruits

- A lot of things can produces electricity, but fruits such as citrus fruits could also produce electricity. I chose this topic because in a movie, I saw a potato clock which got me interested in fruit electricity, so I decided to produce electricity from citrus fruits. Citrus fruits are acidic fruits that can produce electricity. To get further information read on the following questions will be answered. • What makes a fruit citrus. • Why do citrus fruits produce electricity. • What is electricity....   [tags: ions, electrons, citrus, rue familiy]

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The Bad Luck Kennedys

- ... She was slower than the other Kennedy children, she was developmentally delayed. However, according to Ronald Kessler, she was able to write endearing letters, dance, and even do arithmetic. Contrary to her then diagnosis, she was not mentally retarded; her IQ was above 75, well past the range of mental retardation. As Rosemary grew older though, her once sweet disposition turned bitter. Joe Kennedy, Rosemary's father banned her from the household, after which, he contacted two surgeons in Washington state: Dr....   [tags: John F., Robert, Ted ]

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Boethius and Plato's God

- Plato was born in Athens, Greece around 427 B.C. He was always interested in politics, until he witnessed his mentor and teacher, Socrates, death. After learning of the callousness of politics, Plato changed his mind and eventually opened up The Academy, which is considered if not the first, one of the first Universities. Students at the Academy studied many different fields of science, including biological and astronomical. The students also studied many other fields, such as math. Plato developed many views that were mathematical in nature....   [tags: World Literature]

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The Political Writings of Charles Brockden Brown

- The Political Writings of Charles Brockden Brown Charles Brockden Brown, famous as the first professional American writer, was an inventive creator of novels, stories, pamphlets and journal articles. His life extended from 1771-1810, over some of the most significant periods of American history. He came from a Quaker community of Philadelphia, a very intellectually and politically active city. Not surprisingly, Brown was “swept up in a strong current of challenges to traditional authority” (Watts: 51)....   [tags: Charles Brown Biography Essays]

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Bobby Knight

- Bobby Knight In the San Juan heat of 1984, coaching legend Bobby Knight became infamous for his assault on a Puerto Rican security guard over a practice time during the Olympic preliminaries (Biography 2). Headlines of one of the most famous college basketball coaches of all time haven’t come to an end since. The veteran coach from the state of Ohio has since thrown a chair across a gym floor, been video taped choking a player, and assaulted school employees and fellow students on the campus of Indiana....   [tags: Coach Coaching Bobby Knight Essays]

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Overprotective Parents in Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones and Saturday Climbing by W.D Valgardson

- The protective nature that parents have for their children is one of the most important traits that all parents need to have to raise their child well. However, even too much of a good thing can be poison. This is especially true for the characters in both the novel Mister Pip, by Lloyd Jones, and the short story Saturday Climbing, by W.D Valgardson. In Mister Pip, Delores loves her daughter, Matilda, and is extremely protective of her, so when Matilda starts to become pulled towards the world that Mr....   [tags: conflict, letting go, children]

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Socrates and Socrates: A Philosophical Pair for the Ages

- In Walter Mosley’s Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, the reader is introduced to Socrates Fortlow, an ex-convict who served twenty-seven years for murder and rape. Fortlow is plagued by guilt and, seeing the chaos in his town, feels a need to improve not only his own standards of living, but also those of others in Watts. He attempts this by teaching the people in Watts the lessons he feels will resolve the many challenges the neighbourhood faces. The lessons Fortlow teaches and the methods by which he teaches them are very similar to those of the ancient Greek philosopher for whom Fortlow was named: “‘We was poor and country....   [tags: Literature]

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The Racial Equality Movement Of The 1960 ' S

- The racial equality movement in the 1960’s did little to nothing to change African American people’s social standing in the United States. While African American people did gain legal equality, at least at a surface level, socioracial equality has yet to be achieved. The rise in racial tension due, at least in part, to confrontation between black and white culture has caused issues that were originally in the cultural subconscious to rise up and become prevalent in popular culture resulting in riots and death of African American people like Freddie Grey and Michael Brown....   [tags: African American, Race, Black people]

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What I’ve learned in EGEE

- What I’ve learned in EGEE When I was first told in class that I had to write my first essay in EGEE about what I knew about energy, I figured it would be easy. I knew what everyone knew about energy: some comes from the sun, some is used to make machines work, and some is used to make our bodies work. However, after the first four weeks of EGEE I’ve learned more about energy than I learned in four years of high school. I’ve learned definitions of energy, power, and heat to name a few, and I’ve also learned different units of energy and power measurements....   [tags: Energy Educational Reflective Essays]

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`` Shadow Of Doubt `` By Alfred Hitchcock

- What truly is happiness. When will one become completely and utterly satisfied with the life he or she presently lives. Alfred Hitchcock’s definition of happiness is, a clear horizon. By this, he meant that to truly obtain happiness one must live with no worries or not allowing negativity surrounding them to gain control of them. He explains that one cruel word said by someone can affect his mood and optimism immensely after it is said. Hitchcock doesn’t stand alone regarding his theory of happiness either....   [tags: Anxiety, Worry, Happiness, Time]

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Understanding Chimpanzee Culture

- In primates such as chimpanzees it is imperative to look at their culture to understand their intelligence. Culture in this circumstance means a specific set of behaviors obtained through learning in a population/species. Chimpanzee’s intelligence is quite unique how they interact with their environment and use it to their benefit just like humans. They have the ability to overcome the obstacles of everyday life through learning and the ability to use tools to create a better quality of life. The complexity of their intellect is different from any other animal ever seen....   [tags: primates biology and behavioral analysis]

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Future Of Solar Energy Technologies

- Future of Solar Energy Solar energy technologies (SETs) supply energy with less environmental hazards than oil, natural gas or coal. SETs are often overlooked because of initial start-up costs and aesthetics. As technology progresses, the costs are projected to decrease, thus becoming more accessible for businesses and homeowners alike. Even in the states that are prone to prolonged overcast or cloudy weather, the use of solar energy is still viable because it will cut down on the need for pollution-excreting fossil fuel power plants....   [tags: Photovoltaics, Solar energy, Fossil fuel]

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The Efficiency Of Solar Panels

- To understand the efficiency of a solar panel, there is essential information on solar energy, that once understood, helps to answer whether solar panels are energy efficient. First, what is it that encompasses a solar panel. Solar panels are made up of solar cells. A solar cell is a small portion of a semiconductor, which is made to reflect as little light as possible. When exposed to sunlight, the typical solar cell can generate about half a volt, but since this is a relatively small amount of energy, the average series has anywhere from 28 to 36 solar cells....   [tags: Solar cell, Photovoltaics, Photovoltaic module]

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Individual Identity And Individual Identities

- Individual identity is how an individual relates to them self, as well as how others relate to the individual (Bessant & Watts 2002, p.153). This occurs as other people reflect back to us their impression of ourselves (Plummer 2010, p.22). Indeed, the body is central to how our self is recognised by others and how we derive our identities (Back et al. 2012, p.98). Individual identities are shaped in various ways, such as with others’ belief in essentialism – the assumption that all people of a certain group have the same characteristics (Bessant & Watts 2002, p.154), or via face-to-face relationships (Back et al....   [tags: Sociology, Individual, Identity formation]

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Revenge in Shakespeare's Hamlet

- The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is one of William Shakespeare’s most renowned works of literature. Published in the very early sixteenth century, the play remains to be the longest of all Shakespearean works and the most popular as well. Perhaps what is so appealing about this masterpiece, the tragic story of the death of King Hamlet, murdered by Hamlet’s uncle Claudius, who later marries Queen Gertrude in order to take the throne, and Prince Hamlet’s journey to exact revenge on Claudius for all he’s done to the kingdom, is the fact that revenge plays a rather large role throughout the play, being what motivates Hamlet to pretend insanity in order to succeed....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Revenge]

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Brave New World: Imperfect Science

- The world was in utter shambles when Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World. It was the middle of the depression, unemployment was high and the stock market low. It was the age of sterilizing the mentally ill, and the age of mass manufacturing by machines. Scientific progress was on the rise, and Henry Ford was considered a savior. Huxley's imaginary world of scientific perfection was far from perfect. The texture of his imaginary world is nearer to nightmare that to heaven on earth (Watts 72). In creating the prophecy, New World State, scientific evolution, in trying to create a superior society, is only as perfect as its' creator....   [tags: American Literature]

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Wind Farm Restrictions

- Geography Research Paper Rough Draft Wind energy is really a converted form of solar energy. (Halacy) The sun’s radiation heats different parts of the earth at different rates. It is mostly noticeable in the day, but it also is available when different surfaces, like water and land, absorb or reflect at different rates. This causes portions of the atmosphere to warm differently. After, hot air rises, and that reduces the atmospheric pressure at the earth’s surface, and cooler air is drawn in to replace it....   [tags: Energy ]

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Constrasting Spiritual Teachers

- Sometimes words can be "over minced". Distinctions can be created in disproportionate ways to make a point that may not be so major of a point to anyone except the one making it. Yet Cohen does set himself out as a spiritual teacher. I think that there are those out there that are inspirational without being teachers. To cross the line from entertainer to teacher is problematic. Even with Watts, I had to always be looking in the rear view mirror until I realized that he was actively avoiding being a teacher, and I just could not catch him otherwise....   [tags: Video Review]

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The United States Constitution And The Law Of Freedom Of Speech And Expression

- In the Bjorn, MN case of restricting “Animal Attractions” from selling the video, Hands Up!, the cities obscenity law directly violates the United States constitution, and the First Amendments guarantee of freedom of speech and expression. In the past, the Supreme Court of the United States had written that sexual materials could be deemed obscene if they were found to be "utterly without redeeming social importance" (Roth v. United States, Alberts v. California). This broad restriction, however, received numerous additions in the 1973 case, Miller v....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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The Movie ' Ringu And Its Remake ' The Ring '

- It’s a real fear when the ghost of a dead girl with stringy black hair hiding her decomposed face, inches closer to the TV screen, climbs out of it, and walk towards you leaving bloody footprints in her way. This was one of the scariest scenes shown in the movie Ringu and its remake, The Ring. The concept of film-remakes has been discussed throughout film-history . Film remakes are made for different reasons, like giving an old film new life by bringing it to the 21st century or making money. They are usually done by adding big stars, trends, and synergies to the new movie....   [tags: Horror film, Film, Horror and terror, Fear]

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How Social Control Is Caused By Pressures From Friends And Acquaintances

- Social control is “the process of ensuring individuals engage in “right conduct” (Lippman, 2015, p.22). In smaller and less complex societies, social control is caused by pressures from friends and acquaintances. If certain persons of the society do something that is not considered “normal” they could easily be excluded. In more complex societies, social pressures are key because there are more institutions like work, school, home etc. Each institution has their own criteria for social control....   [tags: Sociology, Anomie, Regulation, Law]

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Research Study: Nurse Practitioners as Staff Leaders for Patient Care

- Watts et al. (2009) conducted a qualitative case -review, which evaluated the strengths of utilizing nursing-practitioner led, multidisciplinary teams in the treatment of chronic conditions. This study reviewed shared medical appointments (SMA’s) in patients with chronic care issues (diabetes, hypertension, heart failure) where the nurse practitioner acted as the team leader. The researchers compared their skills with the chronic care model (CCM), which includes self-management, decision support, delivery system design, clinical information systems, community resources, and organizational support....   [tags: Chronic, Illness, Healthcare]

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Wind Power : The Cheap, Effective And Reliable Energy Source

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

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The Use Of Self And Successful Practice Within Social Work

- One of the cornerstones of sustainable and successful practice within social work is use of self (Dewane, 2006). The social work profession uniquely employs the person of the therapist and his or her experience to create a successful helping relationship and is integral to the experience of seeing a social worker. However, it is also important for professionals to give thoughtful consideration to how they will use and disclose themselves (Henretty, J. R., & Levitt, H. M., 2010). Henretty encourages intentionality in the therapist’s use of self, articulating that nondisclosure cannot be the copout and that intentional ways of self-disclosure must be thought through now....   [tags: Sociology, Psychotherapy, Social work, Bias]

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Processing Remote Rural Area Is The National Research Center Village

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Analysis Of Chuck Johnson 's Work For The Competitor

- I. Problems A. Macro 1. Reports are being made that Chuck Johnson is harassing employees and members. 2. Members are withdrawing because of supposed behaviors by Chuck. 3. Pat Franklin was fired after a talk with Ellis about not getting the promotion. 4. Turmoil among the company has caused doubt and concern among the managers. B. Micro 1. Pat Ellis’s attitude about the situation was very negative. 2. Frank quit to work for the competitor. 3. Managers are fearful of Ted Ellis because of recent events....   [tags: Management, Want, English-language films, Need]

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The Power of Pressure Groups to Influence Government

- As progress of the society, knowledge standard of people are constantly increased. People no longer blindly obey the government when they are dissatisfied with the policies and exercising different channels to express their views, it reflects the raise of civic participation and political awareness. This essay is purported to discuss the statement – “The power of pressure groups to influence government is, in reality, limited.” with examples of Hong Kong. Green Sense (2004), The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions (FTU, 1948), Hong Kong Professional Teahers’ Unions (HKPTU, 2010) and The Association for the Advancement of Feminism (AAF, 1984), which are some of the pressure groups in Hong Ko...   [tags: Government]

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The Edo Period: A Era of Peace

- Today, whenever Japanese history is mentioned in the media, people think of the romanticized stories of ninjas, Japanese mercenaries who carried out covert operations, and samurai, warriors that were part of the hereditary military caste in feudal Japan, but these versions have been skewed, just as many other historic characters have. History is full of brilliant past adventures and relevance that Hollywood takes at face value. Once people find out that the famous ninja did not actually wear black pajamas and that samurai were not as honorable as portrayed, one may become curious as to what really happened back then....   [tags: samurai, ninjas]

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The Energy Transformation in an Incandescent Globe

- ... One of the disadvantages of incandescent globes is that there is more heat emissions than light. This is called ‘wasted energy’ as there is no real use for this light other than the aforementioned. The energy transformation in an incandescent globe is complicated, but not so much so that it is hard to understand. The energy is transferred from the wire into the filament- causing it to heat up. When the filament is heated, it produces light- but also substantial amounts of heat. This was outlined in the disadvantages....   [tags: sustainability ideals, energy savings]

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Effects Of Climate Change On Human Health

- There are many impacts of climate change that cause stress on human health. These impacts can be through direct exposure or indirect exposure. In either case these effects are caused by human development causing vulnerability and destabilization environmentally, socially, and economically all over the world. One specific location that is being effected most harshly by these added exposures is the island country of Funafuti, Tuvalu. This paper will discuss the extent of direct and indirect impacts as well as the ongoing adaptation and mitigation efforts in addressing the problem....   [tags: Water, Climate change, Ocean, Precipitation]

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Are Cell Phones to Die For?

- Tens of millions of people all over the world use cell phones on a daily basis. As of 2002, 100 million people and rising had cell phones just in the United States alone (EHSO 1). However, if an individual considered their cell phone to be a cause of brain cancer, would one still be inclined to utilize it. Some researchers have implied that the use of cell phones is a potential cause of brain cancer. On the other hand, this claim has not yet been sufficiently established. Of course it is understandable why one may suppose cell phones to produce brain cancer....   [tags: Technology ]

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The social responsibility aspect of religion

- Religion is the ideal concept that separates human kind from the rest of the animal kingdom through social responsibility and morality. It encompasses an institutionalized set of beliefs and attitudes that are formed and practised over generations. The social responsibility aspect of religion is what creates the foundation of laws and social structure for a society to evolve over time. The morality gives a path for guidance to accept friendship, love family and respect the rights of others in order to co-exist in this world today....   [tags: Religion]

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Hip Hop and the Recording Industry

- These articles depict the controversies of the hip hop industry and how that makes it difficult for one to succeed. Many of these complications and disputes may be invisible to the population, but these articles take the time to reveal them. Even when one becomes an artist in the industry, there are many troubles that go along with the tag of being a recording artist in the urban division. One example is seen in the article, “The Business of Rap: Between the Street and the Executive Suite” by Keith Negus, where columnist, J.R....   [tags: Controversies, Response Essay]

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The Prevalence Of Violence Throughout America

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How Relationships Between Men and Women are Explored in Several Short Stories

- How Relationships Between Men and Women are Explored in Several Short Stories The theme that connects all three short stories that we have looked at is marriage. In 'Tony Kytes the Arch - Deceiver by Thomas Hardy' we come across three very different women who are more than willing to unite themselves in marriage to 'Tony Kytes' the protagonist of this short story. Whereas in ' Jane Austen's, The Three Sisters' we find that the protagonist is a very strong willed woman named Mary Stanhope, and we gain knowledge of her developing relationship with Mr Watts....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigating the Basic Factors that Affect Human Comfort

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The Harmful Effects of Second Hand Smoke

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Ovid's Metamorphoses' Influence on Later Authors

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Solar Energy and the Energy Crisis

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Film Analysis on The Show

- The Show (1995) is a documentary that portrays the hip hop industry and how artists are affected before and after making it big. The documentary also depicts the influence of commercialization in the industry. The Show focuses on hip-hop’s finer elements and the notions that envelop the genre—art and business, fantasy and reportage, naïveté and cynicism. This documentary shows that some of the artists believe that the success they have been given benefits not only them, but the members of society....   [tags: Documentary, Hip Hop Industry]

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The Science behing Nuclear Power

- The Science Behind Nuclear Power The nucleus at the center of the atom contains electrons that orbit around it. Tightly crowded protons and neutrons make up the nucleus of the atom (UCS, 2003). Hydrogen is the lightest element containing only one proton. Moreover, uranium is the weightiest natural element containing 92 protons (UCS, 2003). Although the nucleus of an atom is contained with intense force it can be split apart when it is blasted with a neutron. This is known as a process called fission (UCS, 2003)....   [tags: atom, electrons, element, plants]

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Space Weather Affecting The Earth

- 'I saw dancing lights in the sky, spiking straight up starting around a few hundred feet off the ground. They waved a bit like curtains’-Mike Taylor. The Aurora Borealis is a display of solar flares that collide with the earth's atmosphere and cause a phenomenal light show, but do the impact of the solar flares affect the earth in any way. If so, is it a positive or negative reaction. Solar flares are also known as space weather. It is said in many research papers that space weather has a long term effect on the earth's atmosphere....   [tags: solar flare, wind, x-ray]

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Celebrity Gossip Is Not Bad

- Olimpio, Elena SOC 150 Professor Dr. McDonald September 19, 2014 Assignment #1 In today’s society, human beings feel the need to read about other people’s lives in order to be entertained. Rather than taking interest in other activities like reading or the arts, people take interest in celebrity gossip. Society takes an interest in celebrity gossip because it is entertainment for them or it makes them feel better about themselves. Either way, people are reading more on celebrity gossip rather than picking up a good book and reading that instead....   [tags: Celebrity, People, Gossip columnist, Emotion]

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A Report On Betye Saar

- Betye Saar was born January 30, 1926. As a young girl Saar spent her summers with her paternal grandmother in Watts, California. This is where she got her first glimpse of real art. In the 1930’s Watts was a very racially mixed community. Saar watched an Italian immigrant named Simon Rodia piece together what would become the glittering spirals of the Watts Towers. In and article with NPR Saar remembered the experience with this "And he wanted to make something monumental. And he put these steel structures up and covered them in cement and pressed shards of ceramics, of plates, I 've seen corncobs in there, I 've seen tools....   [tags: Black people, Black Power, Aunt Jemima]

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Ways You Can Save Money

- Specific Purpose: To inform about ways you can save money by making the smarter choices to save energy. Thesis Statement: Saving money can go beyond buying less but making the right choice to save the most amount of energy from our budget. Attention Getter: How can we save more money. We ask this question because we don’t have all the money in the world. Well, one of the best way is by making wiser choices to save energy. Not only will it help all of us keep a whole lot more money in our pockets but it will keep us all alive, too....   [tags: Incandescent light bulb, Compact fluorescent lamp]

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Medical Sciences during the Age of Enlightenment

- Medical Sciences during the age of Enlightenment During the Enlightenment Age there were many new development of the sciences, new guiding principles through the encyclopedia, and the upbringing of medical science practices. These advances improved knowledge throughout society because of their technological improvements and new knowledge to mankind. Discoveries in Europe were critical in the upbringing of science. “Europeans scientific revolution matched the new “America” perfectly, they were making it perfect; so they said” (Science in America,Watts)....   [tags: scientific work during the 19th century]

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The Meltdown of Chernobyl

- Have you ever thought of what would happen to you if there was a nuclear bomb that blew up near you. If so, have you wondered what would happen. Not just to you, but to everything around it, the atmosphere. All the radiation fumes would be floating in the air, what are the affects. You would never think it would happen that a plant would blow up either, because they got the best trained workers there. But you’re wrong. Millions of people had to suffer from the greatest nuclear accident, Chernobyl....   [tags: Chernobyl Accident, nuclear]

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Causation of Serial Killers

- ... These behavioral traits that Bundy exhibited made him a successful serial killer because Bundy did not feel guilt or remorse to his victims along with being manipulative and deceitful. These traits did not only result from his psychopathology, but also his childhood. In order to avoid shame of a child born out of wedlock, Bundy’s young mother taught him that his grandparents were his parents, while she took the role of his sister (Bell). Bundy was informed of this before he began serial killing women, allowing us to correlate the two events....   [tags: psychopaths, psychosis]

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A Game of Equality

- King of the Bingo Game is a short story written by Ralph Ellison, first published in 1944. The key characters in the story are the game announcer, the King, and the dying woman, Laura. Laura is the embodiment of equality sought by African-Americans. The King represents the aspiring African-American. The bingo announcer represents the unobtainable status of the white man. The characters in King of the Bingo Game are used to explain the situation of African-Americans during the early 1900s. The bingo announcer in the story represents the unobtainable status of the white man....   [tags: Ralph Ellison, King od the Bingo Game]

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Alternative Energy Resource: Biomass

- Biomass is a biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. In the context of biomass for energy this is often used to mean plant based materials, but biomass can equally apply to both animal and vegetable derived material. Biomass is considered to be one of the key renewable resources of the future at both small and large scale levels. It already supplies fourteen percent of the world’s primary energy consumption. Growing Biomass is a rural, labor-intensive activity, and can, therefore, create jobs in rural areas and help stem rural to urban migration....   [tags: biomass, renewable resource, organic]

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Renewable Energy: Wind Power

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

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