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Historical Development and Administration of Valproic Acid

- Historical Development Valproic acid has an analogue found in nature in the form of the valerian plant. This chemical was artificially synthesized in 1882 using the chemical in valerian as a reference. The chemical is a liquid at room temperature and was and was for a long time employed as a chemically inert solvent. Application for the drug was discovered as an anticonvulsant and antiepileptic drug in 1962 by the French researcher Pierre Eymard while he was comparing different compound for antisezure properties....   [tags: Breakdown, Usage, Effects]

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Bathroom Ideas Sure To Improve any Bathroom

- The luxuriously indulgent atmosphere that used to only be found in spas can now be brought into your home by using a few ingenious bathroom ideas. The only limitations to making a home's bathroom into a sumptuous space are a person's budget and imagination. That said though, there are ideas that can be used with any budget to make a bathroom into a space fit for royalty. One way to make a bathroom into an area fit for a prince or princess is to install large bathtubs into a bathroom. Out of all of the various bathroom ideas out there, this one is guaranteed to help create a comfortable area for anyone to enjoy in a home's bathroom....   [tags: Large Bathtub, Placing Lights]

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Chairman Mao and Women's Rights in China

- There is no denying that the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party under Chairman Mao Zedong changed the course of the history of China and shaped the China the world sees today. The amount of lives, cultural traditions, and differing intellectual thoughts that were lost and destroyed as he strove to meet his goals for the country can never be recovered or replaced. However, it had been asserted that one of the more positive effects of Chairman Mao on the people of China was his somewhat radical opinion of woman....   [tags: History of Women's Rights in China]

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A Beautiful Mind: Case Study of Schizophrenia

- “A Beautiful Mind” movie is based on the case study of real life mathematician John Nash who suffered from schizophrenia. The aspects of schizophrenia affected John Nash in many ways. Ethics is defined in the textbook as, “Are the tools or behaviors that one employs to achieve a desired outcome. Means can be either good or bad. Ends are those outcomes that one desires to achieve”(Polgar &Thomas, 2008). The movies case study, include the sign and symptoms, social effects and treatment of schizophrenia and how it took a toll on his overall career....   [tags: Schizophrenia Case Study]

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Malala Yousafzai 's Chain Reaction of Influence

- Malala Yousafzai Malala Yousafzai stood up for herself, her education, and for her fundamental rights when confronted by a fearsome terrorists group. Malala created a chain reaction around the world bringing change, light, and hope to girls across the world. Malala was born July 12, 1997, in Mingora, Pakistan, Her father is Ziauddin Yousafzai. She became an advocate for girls’ education. When she was 14 years old, she got shot in the head by a Taliban. Malala and her family found out that a Taliban had issued a death threat against her....   [tags: education, shooting, injustice]

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Travel Narrative to South America: Jones Tristan

- How does Tristan Jones overcome his ordeals. Jones overcomes his ordeals through his determination, perseverance, and willpower. One example is when Jones takes the risky, direct route from Taboga to Callao. Even with fellow sailors warning him against it, Jones completes the challenge by implementing headstrong determination. Even though the navigational hazards are obvious, with heavy rains around Colombia and dense fog near Peru, Jones exemplifies unadulterated determination: “I would have to overcome the Humboldt....   [tags: determination, perseverance, and willpower.]

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A Brief Biography of John Roger Stephens

- ... He was signed under Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. music, before securing a deal with Sony/Columbia Records in 2003. He released a few more live CDs leading up to the release of his debut album ‘Get Lifted’ on December 28, 2004, which consisted of 14 songs and sold over 2 million copies under the genre of R&B Soul. MY FAVOURITE SONG My favourite song currently is ‘All of Me’ which is sung by John Legend. The form of this piece is classified as a variation of Rondo as is contains several musical ideas that alternate....   [tags: songs, favorite artist]

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The Crime And Punishment On Criminal Activity

- Many civilizations have come and gone throughout the history of humankind. While they each had their own unique qualities, they have all shared the need for rules and laws to govern the society. People generally follow the law of the land, but there are always those who will violate the law. To address these law breakers, also known as criminals, society has created varying levels of punishment in an effort to decrease the number of criminal incidents. As stated in the Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, “Deterrence is the straightforward, common-sense notion that if you do something wrong, you will be punished, and the punishment itself will prevent you from doing that wrong thing again”...   [tags: Capital punishment, Crime, Criminal law]

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The Color Of Class : Classifying Race

- Ducille, Ann. "The Colour of Class: Classifying Race in the Popular Imagination." Social Identities 7.3 (2001): 409-19. Taylor & Francis. Web. 4 Dec. 2015. In this article, written by Ann Ducille, the topic of the specific roles that Black actors and actresses can play in films and television according to the white populace is examined. Conversely, Ducille discusses the roles of Black actors and actresses that are commonly offered within the industry, but are not considered acceptable to the Black population....   [tags: White people, Race, Black people, Racism]

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I Learned From Good And Bad Experiences

- There are numerous lessons that I have learned from life, they were lessons that I learned from good and bad experiences in life. Different experiences from school and out of school that has made me the way I am today. There is a long list of experiences that in reality did not teach me much. When I was the age of four years old, I started to watch the anime, Dragonball Z, I know this may not be an example of a lesson, but if it is, it is a big lesson because I learned countless of things from the anime....   [tags: Learning, Play, Piano, Skill]

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Movie Review : ' Star Wars '

- Most people know the basic concept of the Bechdel Test, if not by name. Having more than one developed female character whose arc does not rely on a male character is indeed a great thing to strive for in cinema. However, no matter how good it is in principle, there are flaws in the Bechdel Test itself; just because a movie passes does not give it a feminist thumbs up. Just the same, a movie that does not pass the test is by no means automatically a bad or misogynistic movie. Many say that 2015 was a good year in cinema....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Female, Film]

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Genetic Engineering And Its Effects On Society

- Working Thesis- Although Genetic Engineering can benefit to those in the lower class the Government needs to limit the potential inequalities that it will create in the future. Background Topic Sentence- For those of you who don’t know what genetic engineering is and how it works here is some background information. Topic Sentence- Genetic engineering is benefiting everyone by removing the ability for known carriers of genetic diseases to let their children inheriting their genetic disease. Example- In From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice, Allen Buchanan and et al....   [tags: Genetic disorder, Genetics, Mutation]

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Analysis Of ' Black Lives Matter '

- There are people in America that makes us wonder why there is a world to begin with. There are people who represent the greater good of the world, and there are others who are unfortunately not for the greater good of the world. We have to constantly deal with those whose only goal in life is to bring the lives of others down to the ground; to shatter and to break them. This is what is happening now in the world, and this most likely will never change. As a result of trying to change the ways in which we live and interact with these people, there was a movement that wanted to change the lives of African-Americans, as well as other races....   [tags: African American, Race, Black people, Race]

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Analysis Of The Film ' Quinceanera '

- Latino homophobia still exists and continues to be a problem in today’s society. The Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community is growing stronger because more people are coming out to rebel against the systems of society. Since the systems of society are based on cultural norms, the homophobia should be addressed because the LGBTQ community face different forms of violence and as a result new generations will be coming to be accepting them as normal individuals. In the film Quinceañera (2006), it shows controversial issues that Latinos are known to displease including teen pregnancy, being gay, and not conforming to the family’s religion....   [tags: Sexual orientation, Homosexuality, LGBT]

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A Generation Of Slackers By Catherine Rampell

- In Catherine Rampell’s article, “A Generation of Slackers. Not So Much,” the idea of the younger generation, known as Generation Y or Millennials thought of as lackadaisical and indolent by older generations has been quashed by Rampell’s explanations of the differing behaviors and ideas held by these two generations, causing a misunderstanding and misinterpretation of productivity. The era of computers has especially been a major cause of such a rift, specifically the dependence on technology of which has contributed to the growth of synergistic and collaborative dispositions amongst the younger generations- behaviors once thought of as ineffectual in the workplace....   [tags: Generation Y, Strauss and Howe, Generation Z]

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Infertility, The And, And Unhealthy Eating Habits

- Infertility is defined as the inability of a sexually active, non-contracepting couple to achieve pregnancy in one year. (World Health Organization, 2016, Infertility definitions and terminology) Although in the past infertility was only viewed as a women’s issue, it is now known that infertility displays in men as well. There are many factors that can be avoided into contributing to infertility problems including, old age, smoking, alcohol usage, and unhealthy eating habits. Furthermore, unlike these environmental factors that can be easily avoided, there are many individuals who are born with a medical condition that contribute to infertility complications....   [tags: In vitro fertilisation, Pregnancy]

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Music And Its Influence On The Music

- Music is timeless. Its evolution constitutes part of history and through its creation history is created, as well. Music can be used to trace tendencies all around the world for each period since it has been one of the ways through which the humans have been able to express themselves. Music has also served as the tool to identify certain periods of time, that way, each generation is influenced by the iconic musical styles that prevailed during the previous one. However, the so known classical music, which is comprised by the work of great composers like Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, or Brahms starting from the 11th century to the present day and includes the Classical period and several other, h...   [tags: Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]

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The Minimum Wage Should Be Eliminated

- "The minimum wage is something that F.D.R. put in place a long time ago during the Great Depression. I don't think it worked then. It didn't solve any problems then and it hasn't solved any problems in 50 years." -- John Raese In the United States, the federal government maintains a national minimum wage to protect the purchasing power of ordinary workers. It seems good that the government protects your purchasing power by adjusting the minimum wage with respect to the inflation rate. Its economic side effects are so obvious that make this policy a bad one because it creates more unemployment, makes employers cut fringe benefits and is inefficient....   [tags: Minimum Wage, A Bad Policy]

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Teenage Movies: ‘Mean Girls’ v. ‘Clueless’

- It’s time to ditch films like Disney’s hits ‘High School Musical’ and ‘Camp Rock’ and go back in time to the old favourites ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘Clueless’ which will never be outdated and boring, so get your best friends round and leave the guys at for home for a girly night in. Now you may be thinking that ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘Clueless’ are a bit old and past their sell by date but they were so in when they were released and seen for the first time so I recommend you buy or rent these awesome movies and see how high school life was like all those years ago....   [tags: Film Review]

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John Lennon Helped Shape 1960s America

- “He helped shape the agenda of the sixties – socially and politically, no less than musically” (“John Lennon”). John Lennon was extremely influential to the world during his lifetime, and mainly during the sixties. He fueled many movements with his strong willed beliefs in peace and happiness. The actions and music of John Lennon drastically altered how many people viewed the world around them during the sixties and throughout his entire life. John Lennon was very outspoken and contributed greatly to his mission of peace....   [tags: the beatles, biography, music]

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Women at Risk of Human Trafficking

- Our rights are born with us as the second that we are born. There is no one has the right to change this fact no matter what, which we are free creatures and our humanity should be respected that are the most important. Although these are known rights in the whole world but there are criminals that are using human for their own good in cruel ways. There is a new business spreading around the world, which is called trafficking. Trafficking is dealing or trading in something illegal like human trafficking....   [tags: children, trafficker, sex slaves]

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The Life of Amazing Opera Singers

- The Life of amazing Opera Singers Opera originated in Italy in the early 1500’s. It gained popularity in the Baroque period when people began experimenting new and different sounds with their voices. Opera is very dramatic work and you must have a really great voice to be considered as an Opera singer. Operas are usually performed in Opera houses and are accompanied by different instruments/ orchestra. It started off in Italy and soon became used all over the world. In the 1800s, Italian Opera soon began to take over all of Europe....   [tags: Beverly Sill, Kathleen Battle, Samuel Ramey]

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Pieces of Me by Amber Kiser

- ... When they meet Dylan, a young boy who is also homeless but has no parents so Maddie and Q are stuck with him, they think that Dylan is a very kind boy and he feels bad that Maddie has to take care of him. “‘I’m sorry, he said.’”(71) Dylan said this because he feels bad that Maddie has to watch and take care of him. POV: The author’s point of view is reflected through the main character, Maddie. The book is written from Maddie’s point of view which is a first person point of view. When she talks she says “I” and she says “you” when she says something to Q....   [tags: character analysis]

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The Old Woman and Her Dreams

- The old woman believed in dreams. She believed that a faithful heart made dreams come true. All one had to do was embrace a dream in their heart, to see it with the mind’s eye, and it would come to pass. She trusted that whatever you truly and faithfully believed would be what you experienced for eternity. Right now, however, the old woman’s dream was for a simple bit of strength. The old woman might as well have been trying to break an oak log in half. Instead, she was simply, but unsuccessfully, trying to snap the long, thin, branch she held in her gnarled hands....   [tags: short story, recount]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- There are an estimated three million same-sex adults who have raised a child, and nearly six million American children have an LGBT parent (Gates 2013). However, some people are concerned about how this new form of the family may affect the children of these relationships. Many sociologists and psychologists have taken a stand on this immensely debated topic. Numerous studies have been conducted by social scientists over the past fifty years to show if children raised by same-sex parents are negatively affected by their parents’ sexuality....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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The Problem Of Bullying And Bullying

- Problems usually have solutions. Solutions could be extremely easy to find, or the process of finding one could be problematic. One worldly issue that does not have a solution yet is bullying. Bullying is present in schools world-wide, and it has been this way since there have been schools. This horrible act is accepted as part of life. People are used to bullying, that it almost seems normal. This should not be the case. Bullying is a horrific act that needs to be stopped, but is that possible....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, School bullying]

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The Vietnam And The Korean War

- In the 1950s, there was an increases of Americans who spoke out against inequality and injustices during this time. The reason is African Americans had fought against racial discrimination for centuries, however, during the 50’s the struggle against racism and segregation became mainstream in the American life. So, supreme courts began to show racial equality, for example, Brown v. Board of Education, this Supreme Court declared that “separate education facilities for black children were “inherently unequal (“The 1950s”, 2010).” However, at the same time the Civil Rights movement occurred different wars were being fought....   [tags: Vietnam War, Cold War, My Lai Massacre, Korean War]

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A Beautiful Mind By John Nash

- Living with schizophrenia relays on ones ability to distinguish between what is physically real versus the false reality induced by delusions of the mind. Determining the misperceptions of reality that occur such as hallucinations and delusions require persistent effort to distinguish between reality and false perceptions (DSM-5). John Nash, brilliant mathematician and Nobel Prize winner depicts his experiences with Schizophrenia in both the book and movie “A Beautiful Mind”. The first scenes of the movie, “A Beautiful Mind”, take place at Princeton University....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Nobel Prize, Psychosis]

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John Nash 's A Beautiful Mind

- John Nash, brilliant mathematician and Nobel Peace Prize winner has his experiences with Schizophrenia depicted in the New York Times bestseller, and the movie, “A Beautiful Mind”. The works, though significantly different in the portrayal of Schizophrenia and the symptoms related to the mental disorder, both comprise all of the aspects of the illness, necessary for diagnosis; Biological, Psychological, and Social facets (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). The first scenes of the movie, “A Beautiful Mind”, take place at Princeton University....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Mental disorder]

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John Nash 's A Beautiful Mind

- Millions of people make up humanity, coloring the world with their unique personalities, and while they are sometimes labeled as eccentric or even strange, no one goes beyond the surface to see what makes them who they are. What if the people seen every day as professors, students, or geniuses, become someone else. What if their reality is no longer the one shared amongst others in the world. Schizophrenia is a group of psychotic disorders with major impairments in thought, emotion, and behavior; there is a constant prevalence rate of one percent with the occurrence being slightly higher in men....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Hallucination]

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The Case Of Freddie C Gray

- Freddie C Gray was born on August 16, 1989. He is survived by his mother Gloria Darden, his twin sister Federicka Gray and another sister name, Carolina. At the age of 25 the young man nick name “ Pepper” has already encountered a troublesome past. He lived with his mother and twin sister in a Gilmore Home neighborhood in Baltimore. His friends described him as a loving, funny person who loved Football. Freddie upbringing was not easy. His mother Gloria had a substance abuse problem and a disability while he was growing....   [tags: Constable, Police, Lead poisoning, Police officer]

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The Black Lives Matter Or Blm

- Goals and Tactics Black Lives Matter or BLM is an international movement originated through the African Americans community. BLM was a movement to stop violence against African Americans. The founder of this group was a young lady named Alicia Garza. Many protests and rally’s took in result in the killing of several innocent African Americans. The Black lives matter began in the year 2013 with the hash tag or phrase known as #BlackLivesMatter. This protest became nationally recognized following the deaths of two African Americans in 2014....   [tags: African American, Barack Obama, Democratic Party]

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History Behind Memories : My Grandmother

- History behind Memories The family is an important part of someone 's life; they help shape who that person is. My grandmother is important to my life, and shows me what is valuable in life. From what people struggle with can change your aspect in life. It can teach people that their families can struggle with similar things and they can have the best advice and knowledge to help. My grandmother struggled with living in poverty. My grandmother is a strong person who always there making sure I can stand on my own feet....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Father, Mother]

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Human Resources And Human Resource Management

- The Human Resources Function Human Resources is responsible for managing all aspects of personnel practices, processes, and policies. This area of the business focuses on all activities relating to employees as well as how they impact the business. Historically, the role of Human Resources in the work place consisted mainly of clerical work, hiring and firing. This has changed significantly over the years as businesses continue to evolve and further recognize how important this function is to the success of the company....   [tags: Human resource management, Human resources]

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The Problem Of Student Loan Debt

- Employers consider a degree necessary for getting a job at their company. However, not many people can afford college. The solution is to take out loans, then college becomes affordable. These loans create a whole different issue, student loan debt. This can affect people their whole lifetime and has been happening for years upon years. But, in the more recent years America is starting to shed more light onto the issue and are becoming curious on why colleges charge twenty five thousand dollars, or more, for a year of education....   [tags: Debt, University, Education finance, Education]

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A Beautiful Mind By John Nash

- A Beautiful Mind, released in 2001, is a biographical movie that depicts the extraordinary life of John Nash. The film begins as John Nash is entering graduate school at Princeton University as a mathematician with his eccentric roommate, Charles Herman. Nash’s socially awkward personality is seen as he struggles to communicate with other people and dedicates the majority of his time trying to find a novel mathematical idea that will distinguish him from others. Nash is able to distinguish himself and get the position at Wheeler Defense Labs with his profound economics plan; however, he is enlisted by the government under William Parcher to decode secret messages in American newspapers to un...   [tags: Schizophrenia, Antipsychotic, Psychosis, Dopamine]

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A Bit Of A Chameleon Act

- Allard, A. C. (2006). 'A bit of a chameleon act ': a case of one teacher 's understandings of diversity. European Journal of Teacher Education, 319-340. "While for political, economic and social justice reasons, there is now an emphasis on ensuring that all children achieve educationally, including those whose ethnicity, 'race ' or socio-economic status are different from the dominant culture, multiple and often contradictory discourses operate concerning how teachers should work with diversity"....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Self-concept]

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A Beautiful Mind By John Nash

- The film, A Beautiful Mind, is a story of a man named John Nash who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, which is a mental disorder that makes a person have delusions and believe that someone or something is out to get them. At the beginning of the film however, John Nash shows no signs of this disorder and is an excelling student who goes to Princeton then becomes a professor at MIT. He seems to be living a normal life as he ends up marrying a student of his and is in the midst of a prestigious career....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Mental disorder]

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I Am A Special Education Teacher

- When I was drawing up questions to interview with, I didn’t know what to ask as far as questions go. I interviewed Mrs. Alicia Martin and she is a Special Education Teacher at Crestwood High School in Cresco, Iowa. After pondering for a while, I found questions to ask that would point me in the right direction. I was hoping to get a special education teacher more than a student aid because I felt that a special education teacher would have more to offer when it comes to different factors dealing with IEC and would also have their hands more involved in the students learning....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Learning, Physical education]

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Increase Surveillance Of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

- What are some ways to increase surveillance of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospitals. The word surveillance, according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, means to keep a close watch over something or someone in addition to supervise. When this word is used in relation to antibiotic resistant bacteria, it means to keep a close eye or observe any changes in the resistance of bacteria to antibiotics. Alicia Demirjian et al. (2015) have concluded that “antibiotic prescribing must be tracked to understand and improve antibiotic use” (page 871)....   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, Penicillin]

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Homelessness: Who Are The Homeless?

- Homelessness: Who are the homeless. (Final Draft) Many people become homeless because of reasons beyond their control. Some people have lost their jobs and cannot afford to pay for housing. What is homelessness. Homelessness is defined, by The Steward McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, as someone who do not own their own home or one who can not afford to pay for housing without depriving themselves of essentials needs (as cited by Mind Disorders, par. 1). However, there is a new meaning to homeless today....   [tags: Social Issues]

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The Effects of Animal Abuse

- Animal abuse tends to take the backseat to human abuse but it can often be the first signs of an abusive personality and of possible physical and emotional abuse of a person. Abusing animals is can be the first sign of a potential serial killer. Organizations both big, such as PETA and the Humane Society, and small, such as The Pegasus Project, work to rescue, rehabilitate, and ideally rehome abused and neglected animals. Many domestic violence reports state that the abuse started with the abuser harming the victim’s pet before the victim was ever even touched....   [tags: Animal Rights ]

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A Study of John Nash

- John Nash is a brilliant mathematician who struggled with paranoid schizophrenia for several decades of his life. Nash displayed erratic behavior and suffered from auditory hallucinations. He believed he was receiving messages from outerspace and was convinced that there was conspiracy to undermine the American government. On one occasion, Nash burst into the office of the New York Times and accused them of preventing him from receiving important encrypted messages only he could decipher. Nash’s wife admitted him to a psychiatric hospital only two years after their marriage (Nasar, 2001)....   [tags: Case Study]

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Why are Sex Drives Different?

- What comes to mind when male and female sex drives are mentioned. The stereotype as stated by Roy F. Baumeister (2000) would be females have a lower sex drive then males. This statement tends to be accepted by most people in society as the standard, so why would looking into this question be important. Having a “standard” can be dangerous, because not everyone fits that standard. Thus, understanding the differences can show society what is normal, and how to change the standard that is accepted....   [tags: Gender Differences, Sexuality]

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Navigability of The Northwest Passage

- One of the great occurrences of the world that simply alter many views and ideas, the life of thousands, is the navigability of the Northwest Passage. This sea route took hundreds of years for sailors to discover and many were turned away such as, John Cabot when he lost the battle with the perfidious and grueling weather conditions of the seas. Is this route the future of shipping as we know it. Controversies are evident in this discovery, but there are some benefits. The economics, international waters dispute, effects of climate change, and transfer of specific species to North America waters are all factors that contribute to the Northwest Passage....   [tags: john cabbot, sailors, Venice]

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Depression in the Latino Community

- Part I: What I Know and What I Want to Know The Latino community, from immigrating to United States born Latinos are often known to be depressed. Depression is a medical illness that causes a constant feeling of sadness and lack of interest, it affects how the person feels, behaves and thinks. Many Latinos rely on their extended family, community, traditional healers, or churches for help during a health crisis. As a result, many Latinos with mental illnesses often go without professional mental treatment....   [tags: mental illness in minority groups]

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The Clique by Lisi Harrison

- ... She decided not to say anything anymore. What was the point?”(44) But one good thing is that Claire doesn't really show effect in what Maisie and her posse is doing to her but this cause the bullying to get worse and worse. The main idea in this novel is the problems between mainly Massie and Claire. Massie does not like Claire at all for no reason. Massie just met Claire and immediately hates her. Claire does not clearly understand why either but she kind of just goes with it and doesn't do anything about it....   [tags: literary analysis]

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George Boole's Impact on Mathematics

- “He had a better mind and a more rigorous temperament than me; he thought logically, and then acted on the conclusion of logical thought. Whereas most of us, I suspect, do the opposite: we make an instinctive decision, then build up an infrastructure of reasoning to justify it. And call the result common sense.” This quote, by Julian Barnes, embodies the reason George Boole was my choice for my mathematician. I have always been fascinated by logic and reasoning, possibly because I constantly find myself in arguments which I prefer to call friendly debates....   [tags: logic, award, computers]

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Personal Narrative: Ride, Drive, Ride

- A loud whinny, thunderous hoof beats, racing across the desert plains, barreling through sand storms, running like the wind. Into the plush meadow we went, smelling the clean, fresh air. We cleared the 10 foot tree lying in our path, narrowly missing the 6 foot ditch on the other side. Up the mountain we sprang, through the thick forest, then down we bounded as the earth gave way under us. Onto the sandy beach, running in the white caps of the sea, I was yelling at the top of my lungs, we’re free....   [tags: Alice, adventure, horse]

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Mathematician: John Forbes Nash Jr.

- John Forbes Nash Jr. was born on June 13, 1928 in Bluefield, West Virginia. John grew up to be one of the greatest mathematicians of his generation. Nash’s works in game theory, differential geometry, and particle differential equations are now used across the world in things such as: market economics, evolutionary biology, accounting, computing, politics, military theory, as well as others. As stated before, Nash was born on June 13, 1928 in Bluefield, West Virginia. He is the son of his father, John Nash Sr., an electrotecnician, and his mother, Virginia Martin, a language teacher....   [tags: Biography, Princeton]

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The Prolonged Effects of Steroids

- ... Side effects of anabolic steroids in men are infertility, breast development, baldness, shortness, liver cancer, AIDS, etc. Steroids can increase the risk of blood clots. Other effects of steroids are acne, cysts, oily hair, and oily skin (Anabolic Steroid Abuse). If an adolescent takes anabolic steroids, it will stunt his or her growth. Anabolic steroids are helpful in maintaining muscle in people with AIDS and are sometimes prescribed for men with hormone problems (C, Alicia). Roid Rage is a major side effect of steroids because it causes random fits of aggression (Anabolic Steroids)....   [tags: Illegal, Drugs, Sports]

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The Movie ' Clueless '

- 1995 Clueless Film It is known that not all films adaptations closely follow the novel that it is adapting. A lot of times film adaptations create something new and unique while still using novels to help. The 1995 film Clueless is an example of this as it used elements from Austen’s novel Emma. Clueless was released in theaters on July 19th 1005 and was directed and written by American director Amy Heckerling. In the film, Heckerling used characters and plot elements from Austen’s novel Emma while building something original and unique....   [tags: Emma, Jane Austen, Clueless, Novel]

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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

- In this commentary, I will analyse the text extract of the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory written by Roald Dahl and the translation process into the target language Italian by also taking in consideration any researches and the theories made by third parties. Firstly, to analyse the source text, the subject of the text is a story targeted to young readers between the age of 8 and 10. The terminology used by the writer are simple words without idioms or fixed expressions; the register is familiar and there is a narrator who is presenting the characters of the story and is describing their life’s and also a dialogue of the characters....   [tags: Translation, Source text, Terminology]

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Personal Note On Social Worker

- Social worker Just like any other freshman in high school, what I want to do when I graduate has a weird way of changing every week. As crazy as that might sound, it is very true. One week I wanted to be a dentist and the next week I wanted to be a counselor. Although I always knew that I wanted to help people out in some way, I never knew exactly what career I wanted to pursue. After weeks of exploring my options, I started to think back to my childhood. When I was a child, I had a friend that had to move into a foster home....   [tags: High school, Sociology, Social work]

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Jane Eyre And Wuthering Heights

- There is no scarcity of material in the subject of love. It is an important part of how society has come to be what it is today, a gem that has continued to exponentially grow in value over the centuries. Yet despite all of the paragraphs upon paragraphs of discussion that comes along with the topic of love—it is for certain that love creates an irrationality within the confines of the human mind. It makes the strongest of individuals waver or the seemingly all-knowing blinded from the truth. The idea of Love can be described at times kind and peaceful, yet at other times vicious and unrelenting seems to be its middle name....   [tags: Wuthering Heights, Catherine Earnshaw]

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The Mother Of All Storms

- The Mother of All Storms 1833 lives taken. Over 1 million homes damaged. $150 billion in property loss. One state, one city. one storm. The impact of the damages that hurricane Katrina caused can still be felt by the 370,000 people living in New Orleans today, 10 years later. Alicia Page who was 20 years old at the time of the hurricane goes on to recall her love for New Orleans 10 years afterwards. "I love my city," "I just love to see it, to see the water, the people. I love the food, the music, everything....   [tags: George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans]

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The Love And Lyrical Poetry

- Wyatt’s poetry has often been praised for its elegant style and intricate rhythm, his genius being described as a moral and didactic species. His love and lyrical poetry are described in the twentieth century as anticipating the metaphysical poets that would follow him in literary tradition. A significant amount of Wyatt’s poetry, particularly his sonnets, was adapted through translations of the Italian poet Petrarch’s work. However, despite taking the majority of his subject matter from Petrarch, he made substantial departures from his ‘source’ in his rhyme scheme and discussion of emotions and the female form....   [tags: Love, Poetry, Sonnet, Courtly love]

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Social Media And The Media

- In past history, print media, such as newspapers, flyers, and brochures, were considered the only form of media for Back in the day , print was the only form of media for the longest. Then , radio and television emerged and people were exposed to way more culture including , sex , violence and the idolization of celebrities. As technology advanced, the internet was born and information was being spread at a more rapid rate to more people. The internet influences the growth and spread of media, and eventually gave the power of media transfer to the people, now publishers and stations are no longer in control of the media and its information....   [tags: Social media, Twitter, Newspaper, Media]

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Taking A Substance Abuse Class

- Giving it Up I had the pleasure of taking a substance abuse class, in which we studied alcohol and drug usage. A vital point, mentioned noted, who is susceptible to become addicted to drugs and alcohol and why. Medically speaking there is a genetic component in place when individuals become alcoholics and unfortunately, with drug usage such as cocaine, and heroin individuals are trying to recapture the first pleasurable experience they encountered with these substances. Taking this class not only made me aware of how individuals become addicted to drugs and alcohol, but it shed light on the fact that often times one addiction is sometimes traded for another....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Drug abuse]

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The Black Lives Matter Movement

- The New York Times defines the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement as an international activist movement, originating in the African-American community, that campaigns against violence and systemic racism toward black people. The Black Lives Matter movement was started in 2012 by three women, Opal Tometi, Alicia Garza, and Patrisse Cullors. It began after George Zimmerman was acquitted for the murder of Trayvon Martin and a deceased Trayvon Martin was tried for the crime he committed. After this injustice the #BlackLivesMatter slogan began and the BLM movement skyrocketed....   [tags: African American, Race, White American, Racism]

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My Memories Of My Life

- It was 7:30 on a Sunday morning and I could sense my mom’s hand trying to rouse me from my deep sleep. It was the first real sleep I had had in weeks. I had to fight with my swollen eyelids just to separate them from each other. As I slowly parted them, I saw the blurred image of my mom and sisters in front of me. “How are you feeling?” they asked apprehensively, as if my answer was a matter of life or death. I sat up and peered around my room with what little vision I had, which wasn 't much between the absence of glasses and my puffy eyes....   [tags: English-language films, Question, Eye color]

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A Vision Of True Beauty

- Through the course of Plato’s dialogues, his vision of Eros evolves through different stages. Socrates says that the path to achieving a vision of true beauty is to follow stages which will lead to the highest form of beauty, through the development of reason. The author David Roochnik explains that “Philosophy attempts to articulate the vision of beauty itself and thereby to satisfy the highest human desire. Only beauty itself, understood as an object of human Eros, can produce a satisfying logos....   [tags: Soul, Plato, Life, Virtue]

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African American Civil Right Movement

- . Jim Crow was a cultural caste system that operated primarily, but not exclusively in southern and border states, between 1877 and the mid-1960s. Jim Crow was more of a series of rigid anti-black law; it was also a way of life. Under Jim Crow Law, African Americans were demoted to the status of second class citizens. The Law represented the legitimization of anti-black racism. The system was undergirded by the following beliefs or rationalizations: whites were superior to blacks in all important ways, including limited to intelligence, morality, and civilized behavior; sexual relations between blacks and whites would produce a mongrel race which would destroy America....   [tags: African American, Black people, Police, Race]

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Black Lives Matter Movement !

- Black Lives Matter Movement. The new racism is to deny that racism exists. "The violence is not new, it 's the cameras that are new." ~ Ta-Nehisi Coates. This quote is so simple but yet so powerful because violence always acurred in the past but today society the cameras change the way people think. In 2013, a movement that goes by the name Black Lives Matter began to promote their motto against police brutality and justice. This movement was born shortly after the Trevon Martin case, when a black teen (Trevon Martin) was shot and killed by a security guard George Zimmerman, while walking home late at night....   [tags: Black people, Race, White people, Race]

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Is Abortion A Bad Thing?

- Let’s Give Life Instead of Taking It Abortion is a topic in America that gets everyone’s attention. Abortion is the removal of a fetus or embryo so that it does not result in the birth of a child. There are two types of abortions. You can get the fetus or embryo surgically removed or there is a pill that is given. Many people are against abortion, others are for it. Individuals feel that abortion is a bad thing to do because of the effects of the person getting the abortion as well as the baby that they are killing....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Fetus, Abortion debate]

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The Black Lives Matter Movement

- Black Lives Matter The Black Lives Matter movement (BLM) is an international activist movement, originating in the African American community, that campaigns against violence toward black people. Violence towards black people has become more of a problem in recent years with multiple police shootings, such as Trayvon Martin in Florida or Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The protesting has caused many people to join the cause and fight for what the average American thinks as a set of born rights; life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, South Africa]

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Performance Appraisal

- Performance Appraisal The three pieces I studied were all performed by female 'rhythm and blues' artists. The pieces were: Pink - Like A Pill, Brandy - What About Us, and Janet Jackson - All For You. They all had various kinds of backing tracks with their vocals recorded on top. I wanted to achieve roughly the same kind of thing, so I used a backing track and sung on top. Most backing tracks that I use are either from a CD, downloaded off the internet or I create them myself....   [tags: Papers]

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Media Content Regulation

- In this assignment I will be studying the ways bodies regulate the media. Media regulation is the regulation of the media, such as enforcing rules and regulations and how they deal with the breakers of these rules. The Press Complaints Commission is an independent organization which deals with the complaints from the public about content in magazines or newspapers. As and Independent body it has no government funding and the government has no influence in its affairs. The Press Complaints Commission was put together for two reasons....   [tags: Media Censorship]

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Erik Erikson's Attachment Theory

- Erik H. Erikson was a significant psychologist that greatly changed the field of child development. In the 1950’s, Erikson advanced a Freudian approach in development. He viewed that social development as a series of eight challenges that people have to overcome. Each challenge has an outcome that’s either favorable or unfavorable. The outcome drastically affects a person’s personality. For example, in a favorable outcome, the result can leave a positive feeling. With a positive outlook, it’s easier for a person to cope with challenges in life....   [tags: Child Development]

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BCBG Max Aziria Analysis

- HISTORY/BACKGROUND The name BCBG stands for Bon Chic Bon Genre, which translates to good style good attitude in French. Max Azria, the founder and owner of the company uses this as the name. Max Azria designed women’s clothing in Paris from 1970 to 1981 and then he moved to America in 1981 where he started BCBG. The company is currently headquartered in Vernon, California. BCBG puts forward trendy, colorful day and evening wear with attractive designs and artful styling. Max Azria has successfully developed many high-fashion collections for women such as separates, evening dresses, denim, footwear, eyewear, swimwear, handbags and jewelry....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

- Obsession is a state of troubling preoccupation, and is a mental state prominent in both Frankenstein and Rebecca; one which has extreme causes and effects. In Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein becomes obsessed with creating life, which later turns to obsession with destroying his creation. While in Rebecca, the main antagonist Mrs De Winter is obsessed with the deceased Rebecca. This unhealthy obsession later consumes the second Mrs De Winter. It is interesting that both Du Maurier and Shelley are female writers, which could influence the texts they write, as they lived and wrote before gender equality....   [tags: rebecca, victor, obsession]

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Healing Depression Without Antidepressants

- Over the last 20 years, many young adults have been taking antidepressant drugs such as Sertraline, commonly referred to as Zoloft, to ease their pain and struggles. Antidepressants are drugs which were initially used for the treatment of depression, but knowingly proved to be effective for other types of diagnosis, such as anxiety disorders, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), sleep disorders, chronic pain, migraines, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and substance abuse....   [tags: Cons of Antidepressants]

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The Red Lake Massacre

- ... Days prior to the shooting, Jeffrey watched the film Elephant, which was about a school shooting (Langman 2005). Weise’s victims included Daryl Lussier, Michelle Signa, 5 students—Thurlene Stillday, 15; Chase Lussier, 15, Chanelle Rosebear, 15, Alicia Spike, 14, Dwayne Lewis, 15, school security guard—Derrick Brun and school teacher Neva Rogers, 62 (CNN 2005) . Each victim was targeted at random according to different news media coverage. Students that were killed were located in a study hall room that was targeted at a random decision (Maag 2005)....   [tags: school shootings]

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Hamlet by William Shakespeare

- Hamlet Introduction Hamlet is one of the most popular plays of Shakespeare. It has been filmed in a variety of ways. When filming Shakespeare’s plays there is some autonomy acquired by the producers that are taken for either artistic benefit or to keep it shorter. These liberties are up to the director’s interpretation of Hamlet. The director’s interpretations make each Hamlet production different. In the Mel Gibson production they add a lot to the dialogue especially in the beginning. The film begins at the funeral of King Hamlet rather than on the watch with Marcellus and Bernardo....   [tags: film, dialogue, producers]

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The Year of 1962

- Introduction The year of 1962 was a very interesting year. Many famous people were born. Sadly, some of the most famous people passed away. Known stores today opened in 1962 like Walmart, Kmart, and Kohl’s. Many fashion statements were made for both men and women. Household items and products cost much less than they do today. Some popular TV shows and movies were produced. Famous People Births Demi Guynes Kutcher, also known as Demi Moore, was born in Roswell, New Mexico on November 11, 1962....   [tags: evening dresses, women]

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Vaccinations Helpful Or Harmful?

- Vaccinations Helpful or Harmful What is really at risk by not vaccinating children. Parents are choosing not give their children immunizations due to myths linking them to disorders such as Autism but forget that this puts them at risk for many more illnesses such as Polio, Hepatitis, Tetanus, and Pertussis. Because of this trend diseases that had been dormant are on the rise and making a comeback. Most recently was the measles outbreak that was linked to a park in California. Measles cases have been a rare occurrence until 2014 when the Center for Disease Control reported a total of over six-hundred new cases which is the largest and most significant increase in the past ten years....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Smallpox, Infectious disease]

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Vaccinations Helpful Or Harmful?

- Vaccinations Helpful or Harmful What is really at risk by not vaccinating children. Parents are choosing not give their children immunizations due to myths linking them to disorders such as Autism but forget that this puts them at risk for many more illnesses such as Polio, Hepatitis, Tetanus, and Pertussis. Because of this trend diseases that had been dormant are on the rise and making a comeback. Most recently was the measles outbreak that was linked to a park in California. Measles cases have been a rare occurrence until 2014 when the Center for Disease Control reported a total of over six-hundred new cases which is the largest and most significant increase in the past ten years....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Smallpox, Edward Jenner]

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White Vs. Black Population

- The stories about how Native Americans being pushed toward the Middle West and had to settle down them against their wills are depressing. When the first Europeans came to this remote land and decided to make it their home, I was not sure whether they could picture that the whole land is dominated by “invaders” as called by the Native Americans, this includes Hawaii Island. “From a Native Daughter” showed us how these Natives’ feelings are being overlooked and silenced by white historians who do not know their language and culture....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation, Transgender]

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Learning A New Language?

- Learning A New Language Culture is slowly growing all over the world, as well as language. As culture continues to grow, the need for multilingual employees increases. Learning a new language, then becomes an ideal ability employers look for. There are many organizations that require their employees to be multilingual due to the fact that they are more empathetic and they can communicate with foreign people. Learning a new language can be overwhelming and time consuming, but there are many benefits and opportunities that accompany it....   [tags: Second language, Linguistics, Language education]

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?

- Sitting in a darkened classroom, watching a video the professor has planned for us, we are introduced to a lovely British gentleman named Sir Ken Robinson. In this video, particularly, he begins to deliver a speech titled “Do Schools Kill Creativity?” he opens with the joke “If you’re at a dinner party, and you say you work in education — actually, you’re not often at dinner parties, frankly, if you work in education. You’re not asked. And you’re never asked back, curiously. That’s strange to me,” and continues on to say, “But if you are, and you say to somebody, you know, they say, ‘What do you do?’ and you say you work in education, you can see the blood run from their face....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Standardized test]

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