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Ronald Takaki's Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th-Century America

- Ronald Takaki's Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th-Century America After America declared its independence from British rule, the founding fathers faced a conundrum: How to build and maintain a successful republican government that was ultimately dependent upon the passions and character of its people. Their solution was to propose the construction of what historians have called "iron cages," which were ideological devices intended to deter the corruption and folly that might consume a free people, and instead promoterational and virtuous American citizens....   [tags: Iron Cages Ronald Takaki Essays]

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Humor in A Tour of the Cages and The Beano

- Humor in A Tour of the Cages and The Beano Two texts which have created humour are; ‘A tour of the Cages’ and ‘The Beano.’ A tour of the Cages was a humuorous piece written in the 1950’s for children. The full heading reads, ‘A tour of the Cages or Masters One by One’, already the title gives the reader the impression of a zoo or animals, which is to be related somehow to school life. The text is about private schools and stereotypes hippies. The basic meaning of the humour insertion in this text is that the pupil who is trying to mock the teacher or the school, is really exposing himself, exposing his own need for image....   [tags: Papers]

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Space Needs of Laying Hens

- Space is defined as a continuous area or expanse that is free, available, or unoccupied. Laying hens that are housed in furnished cages are lacking such “space” which means they are missing out on freedoms. For example, freedom to forage, freedom to express behaviour, such as vigorous wing flapping, freedom to escape from harm, and freedom to find shelter from harm, these freedoms should be met in order for the laying hens to have a positive and productive life without suffering. Having a better quality housing system for laying hens would allow for that....   [tags: cages, freedom]

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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings: Cages

- I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings:  Cages            Maya Angelou wrote an amazing and entertaining autobiography titled I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, about her hard life growing up as a black girl from the South.  Among the hardships are things known as "cages" as stated as a metaphor from Paul Dunbar's poem "Sympathy."  "Cages" are things that keep people from succeeding in life and being everything they want to be.  Some of Maya Angelou's cages include being black in the 1940's and her overbearing grandmother.  In my life, a "cage" is my young age, this causes problems with adults....   [tags: Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Essays]

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A Case Against Zoos

- Animals should not be held captive in zoos because it is inhumane and unfair to the animals. There are so many records of terrible things that have happened to animals in zoos over the past few centuries the go under the radar too often. Too few people even know about these animal care atrocities, and therefore the New York Times decided to bring light upon this situation. The times did a first of its kind analysis of 390 elephant fatalities at accredited U.S. zoos for the past 50 years (Berens 3)....   [tags: inhumane, unfair to keep animals in cages]

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Brutalitty of Animal Experimentation

- Right now animals in laboratories are getting burned, and injected with different medicines. These animals have feelings too, and they have emotions just like you and I. They are feeling pain, fear and many more in a small cage that they can’t even move around. Maybe hurting these animals is to help find medicines for different diseases and sicknesses but there are other solutions and different ways to find them other than hurting and abusing these animals with chemicals. 3.5 billion animals a year are experimented on;this should not be the case because animals never did anything wrong to the people that are hurting them....   [tags: cages, chemicals, solutions]

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Inhumane Treatment in Puppy Mills

- No More Puppy Mills There are so many things that the breeders do to the puppies in puppy mills in very inhumane ways. To understand how puppy mills operate one must know the facts about animal abuse, why they operate, and how to prevent the use of puppy mills. Where are the bigger production centers in the United States. How are the dogs treated. What about the lasting effects on the animals' lives. This study, written in the format of the Modern Language Association (MLA), examines puppy mills and their inhumane treatment of animals....   [tags: dogs, breeders, pets]

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Taking a Stand For Animal Rights

- Man created our human rights of people and it is only man that uses this concept. The human race needs to have the obligation to set limits for animal rights. The development of rights for our animals should be an effective and a possible concept that can legally be looked at. We must set a guideline for legal limits to humans when it comes to animals and their rights. If not then there can be no way to prosecute legal issues that arise for those who overstep the limits. Animals are vulnerable, defenseless and are controlled by us people to enforce animal rights....   [tags: Animal Rights ]

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Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes and Mars Attacks

- Science fiction is a genre that is centered around a society that has undergone extreme advances or major social and environmental transformations. Tim Burton’s films Planet of the Apes and Mars Attacks. both fall under the category of science fiction. In Planet of the Apes Captain Davidson of the United States Air Force has been hurled into a world unlike the one he has known, where apes are the rulers and humans are the ruled. In Mars Attacks. the United States, and eventually the entire planet, is under attack by an alien race out to destroy all humans....   [tags: science fiction films analysis]

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Summary:Cage Aquacultures Environmental Effects

- Cage aquaculture in the ocean ouputs large amounts of waste into the surrounding environment. The effluent from the cages has elevated levels of nutrients, waste feed, feces and by-products such as medications for the fish. The effluent has a negative impact on the local environment. The degree of impact depends on the water movement around the cages, the assimilation capacity of the environment around the cages and the rate at which the effluent is produced. The effects of effluent on the environment is considered inconsequential to the inputs from industry and agriculture however....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Zoo Should Be Prohibited

- A zoo or a zoological garden is usually an outdoor area where live animals are kept in cages or large enclosures. A zoo will exhibit a variety of animal species, some which would normally reside in different climates and environments, brought in from all over the world to provide entertainment for people. However, contrarily to the individuals who are enjoying watching them, the animals are unhappy, and they suffer. Therefore, this essay will argue why zoos should be prohibited. The elements that will be discussed are the possibility of animals being harmed by the public or the zoo’s staff; how captivity can be detrimental to an animal’s health; and why zoos hinder animal preservation...   [tags: harmed, public, animals, staft, health]

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Outline: Adopting a Dog is Better than Buying a Dog from Pet Stores and Puppy Mills

- I. A few years from now you might be living in off campus housing or you have graduated college living life more on your own in an apartment or house. II. You are feeling good and free and more like you can live by your own rules, but something is missing. III. There is an absence of some happiness, slobbering, begging, and love. IV. You grew up with a well-loved dog, and your sofa is starting to look bare without anyone to shed on it. V. According to the U.S. Humane Society, about 58% of people will get a dog after the age of 24 (ASPCA, 2014), which means probably many of you in this class will as well sometime in your life....   [tags: love, humane society, living conditions]

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Animal Rights Of Animals : The Old Testament Of The Bible, And The First Vegetarian

- Everyday animals are abused, beaten, left starving, and neglected. They are left on the streets, and in cages left to die. They are killed for our needs, like food, perfumes,and coats. Animal rights date back many centuries. The love for animals is mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible, and the first vegetarian dates back as far as the Greek philosopher Pythagoras during the sixth century B.C.In 1780 a British philosopher named Jeremy Bentham wrote, “The question is not can animals reason, nor can they talk, but can they suffer?” Many people argue whether animals have rights or not, do they....   [tags: Animal rights, Animal testing]

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Factors of Successful Advertisement: Three Examples of Car Companies

- Advertisements broadcasted on TV everyday, is there one of them effectively persuades the audience to put the product on their shopping list. What successful elements of advertisement make it memorable. The car’s advertisements of Ford Fiesta ” This is now ”and Kia Soul’s ”New way to roll” are good examples. However the commercial “Style Never Goes Out Of Style" for 2014 Toyota Corolla is not effective enough, it does not convey enough information and advantages of their product’s “This is now” broadcasted in 2010 which designed by creative team Andy Bird and Sue Higgs with Camilla Herberstein....   [tags: Music, Story Plot, Consumer]

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Article Evaluative Critique: Marine Parks Should Be Closed

- Article Evaluative Critique In this short essay Bill Daly begins by telling us that he will be assessing arguments to keep marine parks open and he will be point out reasons why they actually don’t carry any weight. The overall conclusion that daily made in this essay was that marine parks should no longer be kept open because they are useless and in some ways can be considered to be animal cruelty or no new animals should be captured for their uses. In the essay I found that there were four major premises that can clearly be found....   [tags: bill daly, animal cruelty]

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Solutions to the Cruelty of Animal Treatment

- “The chains cut so deep; it was hard for me to breathe. I haven’t eaten in days. I lay there wondering why, but it never comes to mind. Rips and shreds cover my ears, from being beaten with that stick. My big brown eyes now filled with tears, they chained me up and left me for dead. I closed my eyes and tried to sleep, but all I could do was weep.”(Unknown) There are two types of animal abuse passive and active; both were repented in the poem above. Active abuse is when there is pain given to the animal all at one, like the animal being kicked or hit....   [tags: animal neglect, active abuse, passive abuse]

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Chickens : Let Them Live Free

- ... While another 300 million languish in tiny cages producing nearly 100 billion eggs annually. All birds-egg-laying hens, meat chickens, turkey’s, ducks, geese and others-are excluded from all federal animal protection laws.” (3) Egg-laying hens live between one and two years in the factory farm. In ideal conditions, hens usually live between eight and ten years. But it’s not unheard of for a hen to live to be twenty years old. The lifespan of a factory chicken raised for broilers is between six and seven weeks; if they can make it that long....   [tags: Chicken, Poultry farming, Factory farming]

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Egg Producers in Alberta, Canada

- ... BACKGROUND What started this rolling ball of problems was the broadcasting of the "W5" Documentary. This basically was an undercover person who went to work for a table egg producer and took video footage of the conditions in the barns. The video footage showed over crowded cages that were small. It also showed how little chicks were killed if they were lame or sick. This all looks very terrible for a person who is not exposed to farming practices and does not realize that chickens like to be in groups in close proximity to one another as a way to feel secure and keep them calm....   [tags: chicken industry, market, farms]

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Medical Schools and Animal Experimentation

- There are millions types of animals that are locked up in cages waiting to be used for an experiment. Some of those animals are mice, cats, dogs and rats. They go through so much pain, they are lonely and they don’t have a lot of space to roam, they have to sit there and wait to be poked and prodded. They just have to wait until they are performed on again to get out of their cages. After they are done being poked and prodded on, they will eventually be put down. The animals are tortured just to live in fear and eventually be put down....   [tags: pain, sinthetic tissue, animal testing]

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Thomas Crofton Croker and Merrows

- Thomas Crofton Croker and Merrows Thomas Crofton Croker is well known for being the first to collect Irish folklore. His initial compilation of folktales is entitled Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland, which appeared in 1923. The book includes stories of changelings, banshees, merrows, and more. The merrow is a type of water fairy that is allegedly common in Ireland. Croker uses the traditional description of merrows in his tales, although he bypasses the negative Irish opinion of them and focuses only on good aspects....   [tags: Papers]

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Against California Proposition 2 Essay

- In the November 2008 General Election, citizens of the state of California will be asked to consider many issues affecting the state as a whole. Out of the many propositions to be decided upon, Proposition Two has become one of particular interest. Currently, forty million animals are being raised on California farms for production of milk, dairy, cattle, and chickens: given these very large numbers and increased consumer awareness of current management practice, there has been an increase in concern for ethical treatment and welfare of livestock within the public....   [tags: Farm Management Animal]

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Is it Ethical to Raise Livestock in a Factory Farm?

- When we mention about farm, most of us have this image of a vast green pasture where farmers spend most of their time herding livestock but that idyllic picture is just a thing from the past. Since the 1930s in America, small farms started to wither away, made way to bigger and highly mechanized factory farms. It all traced back to McDonalds and the booming of fast food restaurants (Food, Inc 2008). Fast food restaurants had become successful because they could produce tasty food with cheaper cost....   [tags: Animal Rights ]

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Better Treatment of Animals Will Help us to Remain Human

- Every day in countries around the world, animals are fighting for their lives. They are enslaved, beaten, and kept in chains to make them perform for humans' "entertainment"; they are mutilated and confined to tiny cages so that we can kill them and eat them; they are burned, blinded, poisoned, and cut up alive in the name of "science"; they are electrocuted, strangled, and skinned alive so that people can parade around in their coats; and worse. (PETA) Every year, millions of animals are suffering slaughterhouse and painful procedures for the clothing of humans....   [tags: Ethical Treatment of Animals]

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The effects of learning, memory and behavior in Rattus

- In rats (Rattus) it appears that maternal behaviors can affect her pups developmental behavior and endocrine physiology. In unfavorable environmental stressor the brain and body will release signals and hormones to try to maintain the body’s homeostatic conditions 1. The system that is responsible for the direct regulation of stress and therefore the indirect maternal response is the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis (HPA axis). The hypothalamus controls the secretion of corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH), which triggers the release of ACTH from the anterior pituitary, and then stimulates secretion by the adrenal cortex of glucocorticoid hormones, specifically cortisol1....   [tags: Developmental Behavior, Endocrine Physiology]

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Zindel's Use of Literary Devices in The Pigman

- ... Through their friendship they help each other come out of their cages like Mr.Pignati complimenting on Lorraines appearance and how he appreciates John for who he is. John and Lorraine also help Mr.Pignati by having fun with him and helping him forget about his dead wife. They can only help each other for so long though after the party that John and Lorraine throw Lorraine is back in her cage from the constant remarks her mother makes and the disappointment. John is also back in his cage because he is now looked down upon from his parents for the party and his father had higher expectations for him....   [tags: foreshadowing, symbolism, maturity]

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Medical Experiments on Animals Create Abuse and Suffering

- ... One of the criteria a vivisection laboratory must follow is to “provide ethologically appropriate facilities (i.e., as would occur in their natural environment) for those chimpanzees…” (NIH to Reduce Significantly the Use of Chimpanzees in Research). The facilities that the chimpanzees are in must match the environment they would be in if they were in the wild. This criteria helps to eliminate the abuse of the animals, however not all facilities are required to have the animals in their own habitat-like area....   [tags: research, laboratories, vivisection]

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Save the Puppies from the Puppy Mills

- So you want to adopt a puppy. Well there are two main places that your puppy could have been born. First, your puppy could have been born at a puppy mill. This is an inhumane, mass breeding location that can be very detrimental to your new pet. Another location that your puppy could have been born at is a breeder. This is a more humane location for your puppy to have been born. When adopting a puppy you should avoid going to a pet store because most pet stores receive their puppies from puppy mills; inhumane and overpopulated puppy breeding places....   [tags: adopt, mill, breeder, inhumane]

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Natural Gas Storage: Feasibility of Hydrates

- Introduction Natural Gas is a major energy source and approximately 22% of the global energy consumption is in the form of Natural Gas. Natural Gas is obtained from Oil Reservoirs, Shale Gas, Tight Gas, Coal Beds, and from Natural Gas Hydrates (NGH) i.e. Methane Hydrates present at sea beds. As of now, Methane Hydrate deposits are not being exploited commercially, but Japan conducted a six day offshore production test in the Pacific Ocean in March 2012. The test produced a total of 120,000 cubic meters, or 20,000 cu m/day, of gas from Methane Hydrate, and the Japanese government is encouraging research into hydrates for alternative energy source....   [tags: energy, oil reservoirs]

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Cruel and Inhumane Treatment of Animals

- Animals aren’t actors, circus clowns or prisoners. So, how come it’s okay to force them to perform confusing tricks or travel across the country in cages and trailers. Why are they exploited for human amusement. Unfortunately, some of these animals even lose their lives from incessant physical punishment and abuse. Animal suffering can be seen in many forms of entertainment including rodeos, circuses, and zoos. There are around eight hundred professional rodeos and a number of smaller ones in the United States each year (Francione 25)....   [tags: animal rights and exploitation]

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We Need to Stop Animal Testing

- ... Laws were passed designed to ensure that cages are warm, clean and large enough for the animals to turn around, stand, and lie down. The reason why corporations, and scientists still till this day use animal testing to try to find out if a drug or cosmetics are going to work on humans. Studies have also shown that animals have similarities to humans in many ways such as intelligence. In the article “Animal Intelligence” written by Marcia Clemmitt states that “Australian scientists reported one of the most remarkable feats of animal intelligence to date” (Clemmitt 2)....   [tags: animal abuse, cosmetics]

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Taking a Look at Factory Farming

- Factory farms; a place where meat is produced for human consumption, this definition only describes how the industry started. In most factory farms, government regulation is lacking. This is to the disadvantage of billions of animals affected by the dirty business. When piglets are born they are divided into breeding sows, and others solely for their meat. Thousands of sows spend their lives in crammed cages, undergo numerous forced impregnations, and become sick because of their cages are overflowing with feces....   [tags: meat production industry]

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The Unlucky Animals Used for Testing

- ... During this test the chemical being tested is dripped into the eyes of rabbits to predict whether a chemical would injure a human eye. This test uses three to six rabbits and proceeds for up to 21 days. Force-feeding studies are used to test the toxicity dosage of a chemical, forcing extreme amounts of the chemical to be consumed, breathed, or injected into the animal. This particular test kills half the animals that are used during the experiment. The LD50 test stands for the lethal dose of a given substance in 50% of the test’s animal population....   [tags: cosmetics, skin, chemicals]

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Animal Cruelty is a Problem Worldwide

- ... Even in captivity they take the baby whales after a year or two away from their mothers and will never see them again. Seaworld is the most well known an aquatic corporation. Many tourists go there every year thinking that the whales are living a wonderful life.All of the male Orcas in captivity have dorsal collapse which is a sign of depression. In the wild less than 1% of all Orcas have this. Seaworld is in controversy because the truth is slowly coming out which they have been hiding all along....   [tags: conditions, abuse, care]

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Environmental Impact of Green Companies

- There are many companies out there that claim to be “green”. But are they really and how much impact does it have on the environment. Labels such as “organic”, “biodegradable”, “earth-friendly”, vegan and “Fair Trade” are everywhere in today’s market. These labels are marketing tools used to influence consumers. Greenwashing is defined as “The dissemination of misleading information by an organization to conceal its abuse of the environment in order to present a positive public image ” and “superficial or insincere display of concern for the environment that is shown by an organization ” by   [tags: earth-friendly, Fair Trade, Greenwashing]

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Animal Testing Regarding Ethical Issues

- Imagine, spending your entire life as a hospital patient. Instead of being treated and taken care of you are being deliberately harmed. You are completely defenseless. Every day you experience discomfort, pain, and stress. Never to see sunlight, and you are completely deprived of the world. Spending your days locked inside of gray, dingy walls with absolutely nothing to do. This describes the life of an animal in a testing laboratory. It is a horrid life to live. Twenty-five million animals endure this testing each year, and 90% of them are rats, mice, and birds....   [tags: thalidomide, animals, stress experiments]

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The Cons of Factory Farming

- What if you were born to die and live a miserable, torturous life in between. This is everyday life for animals on factory farms. Factory Farming is a system of rearing livestock using intensive methods, by which poultry, pigs or cattle are confined indoors under strictly controlled conditions. [add in citation for definition] Factory farming isn’t only inhumane, but it’s also hurting our health, and we don’t even have the slightest clue. With our culture today, we believe whatever the media tells us; we trust them....   [tags: Factory Farming]

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Animal Experimentation Description and Analysis

- Animal testing has been the primary source of testing for diseases, as well as for finding treatments for many years. Often times, these animals are given different medications in various doses without a thought that they are living, breathing creatures just like humans. The end result is usually a small break in medicine and a large number of innocent animals losing their lives. Animal experimentation should not be allowed because the way animals are treated is inhumane, the experiments are wasteful and unreliable, and there are other alternatives that do not harm animals....   [tags: animal testing, animal dealers, animals]

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The Truth about Factory Farming

- As I watched the animals get escorted to the loading trucks, I could only think of what those animals have just gone through to walk by themselves onto their transportation to their death. Seeing where they have to go and where they have been makes me feel horrible as person because the way we raise these animals and then to have them killed the way we do is just morally wrong. These animals have just lived an appalling, hormonal injected life that constitutes little to no moral ethics. Living in stalls and in cages that are meant for one chicken or cow is now jammed with three or four animals making it sometimes impossible for the animals to even turn around....   [tags: animal abuse and mistreatment]

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What is a Puppy Mill?

- What is a Puppy Mill, How are animals being at Puppy Mills. Animals are being severely neglected by the owners. Responsible breeding practices end up killing. Animals get abused and usually are left to die with no food, water or even locked in a cage. Puppy mills are operating all over the U.S. After breeding for amount of times and don’t get time to recover and cant reproduce anymore are often killed off. Puppy mills usually house dogs in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions, without care, food, water and socialization....   [tags: unsanity conditions, breeding practices]

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Promoting Veganism to Protect Animals

- Breeding sows are confined in gestation stalls, pigs have their tails cut off without anesthesia, calves are tethered by their necks in veal crates, and egg-laying hens are debeaked and kept in cages too small to spread their wings in; in a factory farm, animals are treated as commodities. This vivid imagery depicts the facts pertaining to animals. The search for solutions has focused on two paths; one reforming the system and instituting more humane standards, and the second promoting veganism so that fewer animals are bred, nurtured, and slaughtered....   [tags: animal practices, egg-laying]

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Zoos Are Misable Places for Animals

- The topic of rather zoos are made to educate the people or if they are simply just animal cruelty. Zoos contain many animals. From, elephants, lions, tigers, dolphins, otters, giraffes, chimpanzees and gorillas. These animals are accustomed to living in their natural habitat which is with no cages and are free to roam as they please. Zoos are miserable places for animals, according to CAPS an undercover investigator filmed sick animals left untreated and dead animals to rot on floors at Tweedle Farm Zoo....   [tags: habitat, education, stimulation]

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Upgrading Sanctuaries for Animals

- Most of today’s animal shelters are not safe, they are not clean, and they are hurting the environment we are living in. If we care about our pets, we can at least give them an environment where they feel like they are loved, feel safe, and will be cared for every day. Many animals die every day because of harsh living conditions and poor medical attention in shelters. These places are nothing but death traps for these helpless, uncared for, animals. Don’t you wish you could just sometimes provide them some comfort all on your own....   [tags: Animal Rights ]

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Creating a Sustainable Society

- In today’s global economy, sustainability has developed into a significant part of life because it symbolizes how a society can retain their current use of resources without having them run out. In order for us to continue to appreciate the quality of life, we must meet supply and demand without destroying the environment for future generations. “A sustainable society is one that has learned to live within the boundaries established by ecological limits” (Sustainability refers, 2007). Sustainability has also influenced the triple bottom line of fish farming by providing economic, social, and environmental benefits....   [tags: Sustainable Societies]

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The Fate of Food

- The Fate of Food The hidden methods used to produce the food we consume today are unethical. These methods include the usage of chemicals, and abuse of workers and animals. The process of producing food goes on everyday but as consumers, we are unaware of how it is done. A vast majority of Americans are not aware of the highly mechanized structure of the industrial food system. Determined to capitalize on profit and production, social responsibility and food safety has taken a backseat to the industrial food system....   [tags: Health, Unethical Methods, Chemicals]

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Wat is Animal Testing?

- What is animal testing. Animal testing is the use of living animals to performed research into the basics of biology and diseases assessing the effectiveness of new medical products(Humane Society International). But many debating has been done over animal testing, people are either in favor or against the use of animals for medical research. Many say that the use of animals is important for the advancement in medical research, without the use of animals medicine, treatment for cancer, antibiotics for infection, vaccines to help prevent deadly diseases and new technics for transplant would not exists and safe life.(pro-test) As Former UK Officer Minister Joan Ryan quoted “Animals research...   [tags: living animals, research, experiments]

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The Animal Welfare Act

- ... There was a considerable public and media outcry about how pet dogs and cats were being stolen and ultimately sold to research facilities (Favre 1). Since the animals were stolen and there was no documentation on the animal, the AWA would be unable to protect the dogs and cats, even if they are the 5 percent of animals that they can cover. The amount of animals that are used in testing is so large, we do not have an accurate documentation on how many animals are being used. In agreement to Chandna, "It 's a huge embarrassment and really scandalous that the United States is the only country in the industrialized world that doesn 't have solid documentation on how many vertebrate animals a...   [tags: Animal rights, Animal testing, Acute toxicity]

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Racial Profiling by Police

- Numerous police officers humiliate, castigate, and abuse people based on a particular profile. Police are obligated “To protect and serve,” but how is arresting, beating, and even killing innocent people protecting anyone. Those from other countries who come to America legally deserve to be protected. Simply because someone is from a different country, culture, or race does not mean one has the right to judge and ridicule them. Diversity should be embraced rather than criminalized. Racial profiling by police officers must stop before more innocent people are arrested or killed....   [tags: Black Lives Matter Essays]

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A Comparison of Sympathy by P.L. Dunbar and an Article on RSPCS Web Page

- A Comparison of Sympathy by P.L. Dunbar and an Article on RSPCS Web Page The purpose of this is to analyze the methods used by the writers of both texts, in order to compare one from the other. To begin, I want to name the different types of texts that I am comparing. ‘’Sympathy’’ P.L. Dunbar is a poetic text while the article of the RSPCA web page is simply just an informative article. Although both texts have similar ideas about their content, ‘’Cruelty to animals”, their purpose and audience aim differ from one to the other....   [tags: Papers]

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The Zoo Controversy

- Everybody’s been to the zoo; they’ve either enjoyed a dolphin show, or fed the penguins. Zoos have been a part of American culture for centuries. At first, a zoo could be seen as nothing more than a jail cell for animals, but today, zoos are being completely transformed. What used to be confined cages are now being revolutionized into acres of land for different species to reside in. The opponents of zoos feel that they are inhumane and harmful to animals. However, zoos are beneficial for several different reasons, including, animal conservation and captive breeding, scientific studies, healthcare, and education....   [tags: Zoology ]

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Medicine: Animal Testing

- Without animal testing, many of the medicines humans use today for basic survival such as the insulin used for diabetics would not exist. Basic operations would not be possible and America would never have landed a man on the moon if it were not for the ape we sent there first. Evidence of experiments and dissections done on animals can be seen as far back as 500 BC. Famous scientists such as Aristotle, who is said to be the originator of biological studies, performed experiments on living animals that gave mankind the basis of anatomy....   [tags: small feeder mouse, inhumane treatment, labs]

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The Doggie in the Window

- The Doggie in the Window It’s Saturday afternoon, and you are walking down main street doing a little window shopping, when you come across a pet store. As you peer into the window, you see a cute and cuddly puppy just sitting there staring at you, pleading with you to buy him. So you think, “Why not, we could use a new member of the family, and this would be a great surprise.” Buzzzzz. Wrong Answer. The problem with pet stores, is that most of them get their puppies from puppy mills. Puppy mills are commercial mass-breeding facilities, located mainly in the Midwest, that churn out litters of puppies to sell to pet stores....   [tags: Dogs Animals Pet Stores Essays]

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Karl Mannheim's Conception of Self-Rationalization

- Karl Mannheim's Conception of Self-Rationalization "Karl Mannheim's conception of self-rationalization is useful in understanding what is one of the central social psychological processes of organizational life. In a world where appearances - in the broadest sense - mean everything, the wise and ambitious person learns to cultivate assiduously the proper, prescribed modes of appearing. He dispassionately takes stock of himself, treating himself as an object. He analyses his strengths and weaknesses, and decides what he needs to change in order to survive and flourish in his organization....   [tags: Papers]

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Stop Animal Testing

- When you wash your hair, apply lotion, or even use body wash when you shower, do you feel safe. Do you trust that these products are not going to eat at your skin, or that they may cause balding. Well, with most products you do not have to worry about that, most of these products are tested on poor innocent animals. Could you ever imagine being locked in cold cages, all alone, not knowing when you will be pulled out to be tested on, poked and prodded on, or even possibly killed depending on what the product is and how reactive it is....   [tags: experimentation, toxins, cosmetics]

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Factory Farming

- Poultry is by far the number one meat consumed in America; it is versatile, relatively inexpensive compared to other meats, and most importantly it can be found in every grocery store through out the United States. All of those factors are made possible because of factory farming. Factory farming is the reason why consumers are able to purchase low-priced poultry in their local supermarket and also the reason why chickens and other animals are being seen as profit rather than living, breathing beings....   [tags: Farming ]

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Factory Farming

- What are factory farms. What do factory farms do that are really that terrible. People may not know this, but factory farms have various effects on many aspects of everyday life. Factory farms are affecting animals, the world’s population, and the environment. These industrialized farms are causing controversy among many groups and many people. Several alternatives to factory farms are available, and would be a much more viable way to farm. Factory farms are defined as “a system of large-scale industrialized and intensive agriculture that is focused on profit with animals kept indoors and restricted in mobility” (factory farming)....   [tags: factory farm, animals, agriculture, environment]

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The Use of Birds in Chronical of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

- In the novel, Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, birds are used as motifs intentionally in the imagery of scenes to convey sentiments, ideas and messages to the reader. Some of the roles taken by the symbolism of birds include indicating signs of the future and afterlife, supporting character portrayal and development throughout the text. The symbolism of birds is discussed in the essay because the recurring images of birds have a pertinent significance to the novella. In literature, birds are commonly viewed as signs of freedom while in flight, yet while they are entrapped in cages, they symbolize the struggle for freedom....   [tags: symbolism, freedom, omen]

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`` Bring Back Flogging `` On The Op Ed Page Of The Boston Globe

- ... He does not only show his worries about our prison system, but also concerns about those criminals. He wrote “Why is it more brutal to flog a wrongdoer than to throw him in prison-where the risk of being beaten, rape, or murdered is terrifyingly high?” in his essay. Which displays that Jacoby understands both side of the story. Some criminals can also be considered vulnerable group, Jacoby is not just trying to be a criminal hater. Instead he is trying to help them become normal once again, with a harsher punishment, or remove the risk to get harmed in jail, give criminals an environment to reconsider about their life decision without a long period of caging....   [tags: Prison, Punishment, Criminal justice, Penology]

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How Veganism Is Beneficial Health And What The Food Industry Thinks Of Vegans

- ... Personally, I agree with Vegans that we do awful things to animals in factories to obtain their meat and other consumables. I also agree that food factories treat their animals like slaves and abuse them. A visual representation can be seen in the YouTube Video “Overlooked: The lives of Animals Raised for Food”. In this visual representation you can see cages of chickens crammed into a small space. Many of the chickens die of disease or are trampled and then they rot within the cages. It is clear in this video that in factory farms we treat animals inhumanly and I see how it parallels with slavery....   [tags: Nutrition, Veganism, Food, Omnivore]

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Research on the Effects of Japanese Quails Exposure to Synthetics Hormones

- ... Synthetic estrogens such as ethinylestradiol and diethylstilbestrol were injected in the fertilized eggs. Those treated with the synthetic hormone of diethylstilbestrol would be introduced to male hormone of testosterone. Upon hatching all the birds were placed in separate cages. All male birds were coupled with a female recessive counterpart. Sexual behavior would be observed for approximately two minutes in the cages. Subsequently, when the copulatory behavior was witnessed blood samples were collected from all the male birds in order to calculate testosterone levels....   [tags: reproduction, behavior, sexual]

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Captive Tiger Management Activity in Malacca Zoo and Surabaya Zoo

- Tiger is a wild animal and usually thrives on the top of the food chain within its original ecosystem. They used the chasing feeding method, in which they chase their food. In the wilderness, the preys usually are large, hooved, and of high quality animals such as deer, antelope, or even horse in some cases. The term “tiger” are derived from the Latin word tigris, in which it mean “a spotted tiger hound of Actaeon” (Harper, 2014). This “big cat” falls within the genus Panthera, where some researchers suggest that it was derived from old French word “pantere” that mean “the yellowish animal”....   [tags: taking care of wildlife in captivity]

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Animal Agriculture And Its Effects On The Health Of Americans

- ... Animals such as: cows, chickens, pigs, turkeys, being packed into unpleasant environments by the thousands. These overcrowded conditions raise animal’s stress levels that lower their immunity, and allow disease to spread. Animals on factory farms live nearly their entire lives without ever feeling the sun or grass under their feet. They usually stand amongst feces and urine, breathing in toxic fumes. Chickens are crammed into small cages and breeding sows are condemned to two-by-seven-foot metal cages not allowing them to walk, turn around, or lie down comfortably....   [tags: Livestock, Agriculture, Meat, Milk]

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Stop Puppy Mills! Adopt a Dog From a Shelter

- Did you know that puppies in newspaper ads, flea markets, on the internet and in pet stores are often victims of puppy mills. Puppy mills are inhuman ways for breeding dogs, the owners of these "factories" care very little about the dog’s health and care more about the money they will make by selling them. Dogs are produced in large numbers and most dogs live in tight, crammed cages. The female breeding dogs are forced to have litters as many times possible, regardless of the health hazards to themselves....   [tags: Anti Puppy Mill Essays]

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Wild Animals Should NOT Be Kept in Captivity

- It is said that in order to protect the wildlife, we need to be educated about the wildlife that inhabits our planet. As humans, and the superior species on Earth, we put exotic animals, aquatic and terrestrial, in zoos or aquariums where people can go to see them to learn more about them in order to protect them. It just so happens that by putting these animals into captivity, we are causing more damage to them, just as damage is occurring in the wild and more species are becoming extinct. Animals should not be held in captivity; it does not save them from going extinct, but helps kill them off....   [tags: Wild Animals in Captivity]

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Environmental Policy in Russia from 1870 to 1917

- Water supply and sanitation The primary sources of city water supply had been surface waters - the Volkhov River and Fedorovskiy creek, in which water constantly was being polluted during all the city and its upstream. In particular, the high chloride content in river water, besides location salt formations near the city and the presence of the salt ponds, could be due to wastewaters of Staraya Russa salt plant, which flowed into the Volkhov River across the Polist River and Ilmen Lake. In general, it is estimated by MD Kurkutov, in addition to the surface effluents from city territory, a significant contribution to water pollution have made household water, discharges of brewery, laundry,...   [tags: sanitation, pipes, construction]

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Animal Experimentation Is Injustice And Should Be Banned

- Do you look for the label “Not Tested on Animals” on the products you buy. The idea of animal testing has been around for a long time. Animal research is a process where scientists test new products or theories that results in the suffer or death of animals most of the time. There are a lot of topics that concerns animal rights being argued at this moments in every corner of this world. Animal research is a major part of us humans science, but we have plunder the rights of the animals....   [tags: Animal testing, Animal rights]

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Animal Testing And Changing The Animal Welfare Act

- ... This shows that even with the lack of protection, researchers would support the AWA and its regulations of testing done on mice, rats, and birds. While some feel this way, there are also other researchers and people that believe unrestricted animal testing is necessary for human development and advancements, especially in the medical field. Hajar (2011) talks about the importance of animal testing and the advancement of medicine. Animal testing regulations are defined in the Animal Welfare Act, along with many other things involved with animals and their welfare....   [tags: Animal testing, Animal rights, In vivo]

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Should Animals be Used for Scientific Research?

- Every year, millions of animals experience painful, suffering and death due to results of scientific research as the effects of drugs, medical procedures, food additives, cosmetics and other chemical products. Basically, animal experimentation has played a dominant role in leading with new findings and human advantages. Animal research has had a main function in many scientific and medical advances in the past decade and is helping in the understanding of several diseases. While most people believe than animal testing is necessary, others are worried about the excessive suffering of this innocent’s creatures....   [tags: Animal Rights ]

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Zoos, Circuses, and Aquariums: Cruel and Unjust

- Zoos, Circuses, and Aquariums: Cruel and Unjust Zoos, circuses, and aquariums have been around for many years. Families across the planet flock to these facilities to have an entertaining day in the great outdoors. Mothers and father show their children the beautiful, exotic animals at these places in a hope to educate them on the wonders of the world. The general public holds places like the San Diego Zoo, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and SeaWorld in high esteem. Sadly, most are unaware of the injustices against wild animals in these facilities....   [tags: injured animals, wild animals]

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CUMS-Induced Increase in ERα/ERβ Expression Part 1

- Young (10 + 2 weeks; n=20) male Swiss albino mice weighing 25-30 g inbred and maintained in the animal house of Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, India were used. Mice were housed 5 per cage in a temperature-, humidity-, and light-controlled (12:12-hr light/dark cycle) animal room, and provided with food and water ad libitum. Mice were divided in control and experimental groups (n=10 each). All animal experiments were carried out in accordance with the principles and procedures outlined in the guidelines of animal ethical committee of Banaras Hindu University....   [tags: neuroscience research using mice]

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Nightmare Zoo: The Surabaya Zoo of Indonesia

- Picture this- you live the first few years of your life happy with your family. You live in a nice house, your family is healthy, and you have a nice community of people around you. Then, out of nowhere, you are captured. You are scared- you do not know where you are, where you are going, or where your family is. After what seems like an eternity, you wake up in a small, dirty cage. The cage is just big enough for you to stand and walk eight paces. The cage is littered with trash and is just terrible smelling....   [tags: animal cruelty/mistreatment]

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Animal Testing's Contribution to World Population Advances

- Today's world population has advanced this far due to the help of animal testing in various kinds of areas. Yet, some people disagree with animal testing and stand against it. Protestors call animal testing a animal cruelty, which is not similar to the least point. During 1940s and 50s Polio spread around North America killing many and giving great fear to the citizen. Even President Franklin Delano Roosevelt suffered from polio, which led him to become cripple. This chaos was saved with animal testing and it eradicated polio saving many lives....   [tags: animal cruelty and abuse]

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The Health and Care of a Degus

- 1. Why are degus referred to as octodont. Octodontids are medium sized rodents with long, silky fur. The name octodont refers to the wear pattern of the molar teeth which most resembles a figure of eight. 2. What are some of the difficulties in providing suitable housing for degus. Finding suitable housing for degus is tougher than it is for other small mammals. They need plenty of floor space but they also don't want the enclosure to be too high to get to a ledge. If the degu takes a fall it can lead to some very serious problems....   [tags: housing, plastic, foods, diet, animal]

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Animals Rights Should Be The Golden Rules

- ... About 100 million rats and mice are used in experiments and these numbers are just the experiments conducted in the US. 2009 Canada, 3.38 million animals are used in experiments. 145,632 animals were subjected to severe pain that were near, at, or above the pain tolerance. The pain endured was so high that many animals went unconscious. 2012 United Kingdom, 4.11 million experiments on animals. 2.95 million tests were without anesthesia used. Millions of animals are subjects to tests and used in experiments....   [tags: slaughter, torture, neglected]

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Zoos and Aquariums: A Barbaric Institution

- The practice of keeping wild animals in a zoo or aquarium is looked at favorably in most aspects but what we fail to realize is that we have placed animals which at one point lived freely in wide open spaces into captivity. Society is assuming these animals are happy to be taken from their natural habitat and placed in pens and cages because they have every need handed to them. David Suzuki asked “What gives us the right to exploit other living organisms as we see fit?” (681). Through selfishness, people have justified zoos and aquariums to be an educational benefit to children, to help them learn about animals, their individuality and where they come from....   [tags: Animal Rights ]

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Vegetarianism: A New Movement in Nutrition

- Every individual differs in their own unique way. Some people look skinny, some look overweight, and some obtain beauty while others do not. People examine each of these qualities every day as they encounter a new person. Is there ever a thought of whether that person is a meat eater or not. The answer, most likely, is no because it is not a physical quality. Being a vegetarian however, changes the whole dynamic and way a person lives. It is not only considered a lifestyle, but also a movement taking place all over the world....   [tags: Healthy Lifestyle Essay]

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The Negative Aspects of Animal Experimentation

- Imagine your dog, your cat, or even your favorite animal being hit by a car. The tests that animals are put through during research are not much different. Every year millions of animals are forced to endure pain and suffering while being put through cruel and unnecessary tests (Newkirk 1). Animal experimentation should be illegal because there are other options for research, it is cruel and unfair to the animals, and because the results are not always accurate. There are several other ways to conduct experiments that do not use animals....   [tags: Ethical Issues, Science Experiments]

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We Must Stop Industrial Food Production

- In the United States, the methods that food has been brought to market, engineered, and profited from is a point of intense debate and differing opinions. While no doubt remains that the growing population of country has created a need for cheap, reliable techniques of food production, the outcry against large corporate presence have fueled dissent. The idea of an Agrarian society, as championed by Thomas Jefferson, was supplanted by a commercial society long ago. The Industrial and Agriculture Revolutions began the trend of modernizing farming techniques and the influence of corporations have resulted in a highly efficient industry that is capable of meeting the demands of our people...   [tags: Cons of Factory Farming]

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Snapshots of a Daughter In Law

- Adrienne Rich Defines Story In “Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law” by Adrienne Rich the poet is able to touch on all the different stages in a woman’s life therefore adopting a story temperament. The story temperament can be defined as a poem having three parts consisting of a beginning, middle, and end. The poem also has to display unity, focus, conflict, and resolution. Every woman may face different conflicts in their lives but in the poem the women are faced with sadness and depression while living in a patriarchal society....   [tags: adrienne rich, literary aalysis, poet]

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Abuse of Animals in the Circus

- Abuse of Animals in the Circus Since the beginning of the modern day circus in the early 20th century millions of Americans have enjoyed the performances by both the people and the animals that perform for our entertainment. However, the audience is blinded by shock and awe of the show from what really happens behind the curtain. Animal cruelty, poor living conditions, and lack of legal regulation scars the animals and becomes very dangerous to the overall health of the animals and those who are around them....   [tags: exploitation, maltreatment]

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Issues for Having Animals in Captivity

- At the San Francisco zoo in California a young girl was killed by a tiger who had escaped his low-quality enclosure; the tiger was shot dead on the spot. If wild animals were kept in the wild, deaths and injuries of people from zoo animals would never happen. Animals are taken out of their natural habitats to live unhappy lives in zoos. As a result of having animals in captivity, animals suffer from health problems, insufficient living spaces and conservation problems. Having animals in zoos can be extremely hurtful to the animal’s wellbeing....   [tags: zoos, health problems, zoocosis]

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