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The Journey of Ty Cobb in Cobb by Al Stump

- ... Cobb was an honorable man who wanted him to pursue law or medicine, but Ty always had a knack for baseball, and stuck with it for the remainder of his life. Cobb fought his power but still loved, idolized, and respected his father. This was insane reading about, learning that his father had punished him time in and time out for ducking out of his studies even to the point of modern day child abuse, but Cobb keeped pushing through to his ultimate goal, being the greatest of all time in the sport he loved....   [tags: family, baseball, fighter]

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The Cobb-Douglas Production Function for South Africa

- Introduction For every firm to produce goods it needs inputs such as capital and labour. Mankiw (2005) refers to capital set of tools that workers use in the process of production e.g. Machineries such as computers whereas labour refers to the hours that employee invest working. Production function refers to the output of a firm, an industry or an entire economy for all combination of inputs (Banaeian and Zangeneh, 2001).Economists use production function to precise the relationship between labour and capital and according to Mankiw (2005)....   [tags: South African productivity]

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The Other L Word By William Jelani Cobb

- At least once in their life a person will cross the path of love. They will find someone they feel deeply affectionate for and in some cases the feeling will remain throughout the rest of their life. Love has always overlapped the lives of many, creating both happiness and sadness. As time has moved forward love has also moved forward and is constantly being shaped by four key factors. These four factors are race, identity, gender, and religion. Similarly to these factors shaping love they also shape and inform the community....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Woman, Theft]

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Ty Cobb and Baseball

- Ty Cobb and Baseball I. Ty Cobb: His Family, Youth, and Road to the Majors A. His childhood B. Inspirations to the Majors II. Life In the Big Leagues A. His Playing Skills 1. Rookie Experiences 2. His Fielding Ability 3. His Batting Ability 4. His Baserunning Tactics B. His Psychological Warfare 1. His Relationship with other Players 2. His Personal Struggles III. The Aftermath A. His Death B. His Legacy your name 3 A man of determination, strength, and willingness to overcome the odds, Ty Cobb had one goal in life: to be, at all cost, the best baseball player possible....   [tags: Papers]

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James C. Cobb 's Georgia Odyssey

- In James C. Cobb 's book Georgia Odyssey, the identity of freedom has had a constantly changing face from the settlement of Georgia to the present day. During these turbulent times, Georgians had many obstacles to overcome throughout history. They strived to achieve equality, and their own face and voice in their communities. These changes began during the 1800s when slavery was at its peak and continued to move through time when it eventually climaxed in the late 1900s when racism was at the melting point....   [tags: Black people, Slavery, White people]

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Ty Cobb

- Ty Cobb Although often overshadowed in baseball history by Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb is considered by many sports enthusiasts to be the greatest player to ever play the game of baseball. Tyrus Raymond Cobb, was born December 18, 1886 in Banks County in Narrows, Georgia. He quickly gained much notoriety for his great skill in baseball and eventually earned a position with the Detroit Tigers at the age of nineteen, after playing for several semi-pro and Sally league teams. Cobb compiled twelve batting titles, a .367 career average, and totaled 4191 hits (second all-time) in a career that spanned twenty-two years (1905-1928)....   [tags: Papers]

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Ty Cobb

- Ty Cobb "Baseball," Ty Cobb liked to say, "is something like a war...Baseball is a red- blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's not pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out of it. It's...a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest" (Ward and Burns 64). Although Ty Cobb was possibly the greatest player in baseball history, many people would consider him its worst person. Tyrus Raymond Cobb was born December 18, 1886 in The Narrows, Georgia. His parents named him after the ancient Phoenician city of Tyre, which stubbornly refused to surrender to Alexander the Great....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Tyrus Raymond Cobb

- On December 18, 1886 Tyrus Raymond Cobb was born into the famliy of W. H. Cobb and his fifteen year old wife Amanda Chitwood. Ty grew up in the southern town of Royston, Georgia. Ty’s father W. H. Cobb was a schoolteacher and a college graduate at a time when there were few. W. H. raised Ty on a 100 acre farm where he taught Ty the values of hard work and preservance. Ty’s mother Amanda Chitwood was only twelve when she married W.H.. She had Ty at the age of fifteen and lived to see her son get elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.(http.// Ty grew up as any normal southern boy did in the late 19th century....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ted Williams vs. Ty Cobb

- Ted Williams vs. Ty Cobb In the August 30, 1905 edition of Detroit’s Free Press, the sportswriters ran a small blurb announcing the arrival of a Detroit Tigers rookie, Ty Cobb. They stated, “Cobb left the South Atlantic League with a batting average of .328. He will not pile up anything like that in this league, and he doesn’t expect to” (Allen 177). Their prediction ironically rung true. Cobb hit better than their projected .328 batting average twenty times in his twenty four seasons (McCallum 217)....   [tags: Compare Contrast Baseball Essays]

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Best Baseball Player from 1910-1920

- 1910 to 1920 was the one of the greatest decades for Major League Baseball. Many amazing events occurred during this decade; although, some devastating and extremely sad events also occurred. Half of these years were taken up by war, even many Hall of Fame players served. This decade still ended up being a great one for Major League Baseball. From Hall of Fame greats to Negro League pitchers, this decade produced greats. The 1910’s also set up the 1920’s for amazing players too. There are many great players that played during this era; however, there can only be one great from 1910 to 1920....   [tags: Ty Cobb, Sports]

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Christopher Nolan's Inception

- ... This leads one to assume that this room is a reflection of the identity codes Mal was taught as a young girl. Unlike Cobb she has not been able to create her own domain to hide her secrets but relies on her memories to create an old location to use, one in which Cobb has imposed his memories into as well. Although the memory location being used is unique to Mal’s childhood, she did not create it alone. Cobb mentions multiple times that the world where her secrets reside was created by both of them....   [tags: character, film analysis, Dominic Cobb]

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Case Study : County Adult Detention Center

- earlier. The other officer stayed behind to wait for someone to come to pick up Mr. Jenkins vehicle, which would be impounded. Prior to arresting Mr. Jenkins, Officer Onge started two separate reports on both situations. One for the damage to Mr. Jenkins vehicle, and another for the arrest against Mr. Jenkins. Officer Onge explained to me that in a normal situation, he would have contacted transport to come pick up Mr. Jenkins, but on that particular day, there were no transport officers available, so he needed to make the transport himself....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Constable, Cobb County]

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Symbols Of Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

- Death of a Salesman Symbols “In Discussion: Symbols of Death of a Salesman” “I don 't say he 's a great man. Willy Loman never made a lot of money. His name was never in the paper. He 's not the finest character that ever lived. But he 's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid. He 's not to be allowed to fall into his grave like an old dog. Attention, attention must finally be paid to such a person,” Linda states regarding Willy Loman. Linda is Willy’s wife....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller, Lee J. Cobb]

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Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

- Death of a Salesman Critical Response Have you ever felt compelled to reconcile your past uncertainties because of the desire of attaining acceptance. In Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman”, Willy Loman, the protagonist, is a salesman blinded by his own delusion. This self delusion affects him and the people around him. The delusion also affects the standards of success that he created throughout his life to make sure his ambiguity is not transferred to individuals around him. These standards guide him towards his emphasised view of who he is and what he wants to achieve, causing pressure to both himself and Biff Loman, another main character....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller, Lee J. Cobb]

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Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

- Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is a tragedy that recounts the journey of Willy Loman, a salesman in his sixties, who attempts, but fails to achieve success through his own approach by being popular and well-liked. Miller uses several motifs to develop his theme, which is that people who are suffering, but continue not to be mindful of their actions and ideals, and not adapt to the current situation, will continue to suffer. Willy’s idea of success and his stubbornness to this idea is revealed using the motif of popularity....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller, Lee J. Cobb]

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The Death Of A Salesman

- The Death of a Salesman Have you ever worked long and hard on a project, only to realize that it was effort wasted and the project was totally meaningless in the end. That is just what occurred in the play The Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller. Willy Loman, the protagonist, spent decades in mind numbing work, only to discover that he had “built his life on shifting sand” (Nicholas). Through the course of his journey, Willy kept on the straight and narrow highway, which he thought would bring success and happiness....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller, Lee J. Cobb]

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Analysis Of ' The Race For Paradise '

- Professor Paul Cobb’s The Race for Paradise is a very unique portrayal of history—it appeals to academic specialists and casual readers with detail and original sources with numerous endnotes that contain references with comments that are fit for anyone wanting to broaden their knowledge on some of the aspects that this book touches upon. All the while constructing an engaging and a rather interesting narrative story that informs the reader how Muslim societies saw, reacted to, and adapted to the European crusades....   [tags: Islam, Muslim world, Crusades, Muhammad]

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Freudian Concepts as seen throughout Inception

- The unconscious has a huge part in shaping human behavior, yet many overlook the idea behind it. This is an idea that maybe these unconscious behaviors can be used to alter the future or the past mistakes or anything in between for that matter. Everyone dreams at some point in their life and what many people don’t realize is that dreams usually develop from past experiences or from actual occurrences and thoughts. This means that if someone happened to see a guy wearing a cowboy hat with a feather in it, in one of their dreams, they most likely saw this person at some point in their life and may not have even realized it....   [tags: Psychology, Film Analysis]

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Inception, Directed by Christopher Nolan

- Inception makes us question the world we live in. When Saito proposes an offer on performing inception on a rival corporation, Cobb accepts this in hopes of returning back to his children. After performing the inception, Cobb does see his children’s faces once again. But, he comes to challenge their existence by spinning his totem. How do we tell whether if we are in a dream or in reality. Most people would answer this question by how they feel, but as Ariadne points out, “…I thought the dream space would be all about the visual, but it’s more about the feel of it” (Tullmann 78)....   [tags: science fiction films, movie review]

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The Beginning in the Movie, Inception, by Christopher Nolan

- Inception can be described as, “the time at which something begins.” The movie Inception bases itself on the lives of those who live in our world, but often enter altered worlds when put into a deep sleep. Dominic Cobb the main character in the movie is a mastered thief, uses what he has learned to find and take information from the minds of others when they are at a vulnerable state and have been put into a deep sleep. It is this moment when the person who has allowed themselves to enter a deep state of sleep falls into another alter unreal world and has allowed Inception to occur....   [tags: theif, memory, altered]

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A Case For Genetically Modified Organisms

- Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are a positive technology in agriculture that receives a lot of criticism. In our society, GMOs have a reputation for being bad even though more evidence proves they are good. Many people don't know or are misinformed about GMOs. It is time to separate fact from fiction. Genetic engineering, also called bioengineering, inserts DNA from one plant into the DNA of another plant (Cobb 7). This transfers desirable traits from one plant to another plant that lacks that trait (Mather)....   [tags: bioengineering benefits]

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The Impact of Divorce on Children

- ... When going through a divorce the individual’s family structure changes. The mother may not be a homemaker anymore but have to adapt and get a job to support the child. The mother will have to perform two different roles she must be the breadwinner and the homemaker. (Wallerstein, Lewis, Rosenthal, 2013). The mother may go through role strain by spreading herself thin to support her family. The family structure is very different then before the divorce and the family has to adjust (Wallerstein, Lewis, Rosenthal, 2013)....   [tags: dissolution of marriage, kids, love, husband, wife]

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Inception, by Christopher Nolan

- Dream. A very simple word with only five letters, but a very complex word with abstract reality. In a dream, one can imagine the impossible, create the unthinkable, and explore his or her own creation. Now what if experts with high-tech gears can intrude a person’s dream, manipulate and disorient the victim’s conscious, extract confidential information without consent, and (get ready for this) implant an idea in a victim’s subconscious so that the victim truly believes the implemented idea is his or her own inspiration....   [tags: Review, Summary, Success]

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Civil Liberties During The United States

- As a former tenant farmer, Ned Cobb shares his experience of the Jim Crow era and reveals the limitations in which black freedom existed. Following emancipation, the African-American population understood their freedom as the basic rights given to the white population. However, after the failure of Reconstruction, the United States continued into an era of vast inequality among races. Southern society, without the institution of slavery, demanded white power was exercised by any other means. This made it difficult for freedmen to succeed in their new independent role....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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An Architectural Legend, Ieoh Ming Pei

- Nearly sixty years of architecture (Pei Cobb Freed & Partners) and about the same number of projects over his lifetime is what architect Ieoh Ming Pei (most known by his initials I.M.) can boast today (PBS). He became known for his use of concrete, glass, stone, and steel and the geometric style he adopted in the buildings he designed (John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum). This Chinese-American architect rose from little known to in high demand as he pleased clients with his character as well as his work (Encyclopedia of World Biography 186)....   [tags: i.m., china louve]

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Film Project :. Connor D. Wick 27-3

- APP Film Project: Inception Connor D. Wick 27-3 Fort Mill High School Throughout the entire film, the idea of the subconscious is present. The entire idea of inception is based on the subconscious, as it is where the dreams take place and it is also where inception takes place. The idea is first presented when Cobb is explaining the plan to the team’s new recruit, Ariadne. He says that the subject does not know their subconscious and that they cannot control it. He also says that the subconscious affects people’s actions and beliefs, even though they do not know it....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind, Psychoanalysis]

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The Atlanta Braves Are Getting a New Stadium

- Change is often met with opposition, skepticism, and even euphoria. All three of these feelings have been expressed with the announcement of the Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball team’s search for a new stadium to commence their 2017 season. The Braves current stadium is known as Turner Field, which originally completed construction in 1996 to host the 1996 Summer Olympics, is scheduled for demolition in 2017. The Braves announced that they are pursuing the construction of a new stadium in Cobb County, located in the northeast suburbs outside Atlanta....   [tags: opposition, skepticism, major league baseball]

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Christopher Nolan's Inception

- In 2010 Christopher Nolan wrote and directed a Warner Brothers award-winning film called, “Inception”. One might claim that Christopher Nolan’s directorial style worked with the film “Inception” because of his previous award winning movies. Before Christopher Nolan directed “Inception” he directed films such as, Insomnia in 2002, Batman Begins in 2005, and The Prestige in 2006. Christopher Nolan is definely a director that understand the concept behind a good action mystery thriller. Throughout this paper one will find a dialogue on Christopher Nolan’s directorial style based off “Inception”, and an analysis on the form, content and awards that film recieved....   [tags: Warner Brothers, Award Winning Film, Movie]

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Christopehr Nolan's Inception

- Christopher Nolan, the british-american director of the critically acclaimed “Momento” and the most recent “Batman” movies has a fearless mentality for the complicated plots and epic themes which his films bestow. And one of his most epic new thrillers and astonishing new story is his 2010, “Inception.” Over ten years, Nolan had contemplated the idea of a movie around the dream world where action scenes could be manipulated and redoubled continuously. And that time of sitting on the idea led Nolan to dig much deeper into the idea that though before, diving into the realm of dreams within dreams and tiered action within each dream level as they go deeper into the subconscious....   [tags: film analysis]

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The Pros and Cons of March Madness

- Each March, there arises some kind of brouhaha across the country or at least within the four walls of colleges across the United States. The cause is the highly regarded single-elimination tournament officially known as the NCAA Men’s Division 1 Championship, and colloquially as the March Madness. As described by Chris Suellentrop on the 6th Floor Blogs of the “New York Times” magazine, this “is the greatest sporting event of the year, and in particular, the tournament’s first weekend serves up the most entertaining four days in sports.” (Suellentrop 2011) This tournament, apart from entertaining students and other fans, highlights what stuff different colleges are made of....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]

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The New Stadium of the Atlanta Braves

- The Atlanta braves announced in November that, in 2017, they will open a new stadium in Cobb County. Turner field will only be 21 years old, when their team will vacate it and have it demolished in 2017. This announcement stunned many of fans due to the lack of warning that they received and the seemingly young age of the current stadium. Recently, many sports teams have built new stadiums for their teams to decrease headaches, put money into their pockets, and put money back into the team. Not all of these moves are welcomed into their future communities....   [tags: mlb braves, turner field, braves stadium]

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Sir Walter Elliot And Mr. Shepard

- I have long been convinced, though every profession is necessary and honorable in its turns, it is only the lot of those who are not obliged to follow any, who can live in a regular way in the country … It is only their lot I say, to hold the blessings of health and a good appearance to the utmost… (Austen 10) In regards to Mr. Shepard, he was able to persuade Sir Walter by making it seem like the Admiral and is life “ranked nothing beyond the happiness of being the tenants of Sir Walter Elliot.” (Austen 12) Though egotistical, there are two perspectives that need to be examined....   [tags: Jane Austen, Novel, Walter Scott, Persuasion]

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The Embodiment Theoroy, Holistic Approach and Breast Cancer in the South African Context

- THE EMBODIMENT THEORY, THE HOLISTIC APPROACH AND BREAST CANCER IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONTEXT In this paper I will discuss, in some brief length and detail, a few ways in which the perspective of embodiment, using the four bodies of the SOCL1016 course, enables doctors (including the many other types of health care practitioners) and patients to better comprehend and holistically intervene in cases of cancer of the breast. I will also attempt to outline some of the strengths and the weaknesses, if not the challenges, of the theory of embodiment via the referral to South African and generic examples mentioned in various readings, articles and those of the guest lecturer, Renee Van der Wiel (Ap...   [tags: Burden, Disease, Patients]

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Juvenile Delinquency Is Not A Juvenile Delinquent Than Females Are

- The purpose of this paper is to support the notion that males are more prone to becoming a juvenile delinquent than females are. Various research studies have been conducted that support this statement to an extent. In the field of sociology, it is taken into account that not only does psychological difficulties affect delinquency, but more importantly societal influences. A behavior is only seen as delinquent once it goes against the norms of society. Society often does not take into account the underlying issues behind the juvenile delinquent, only prosecuting them and portraying an example for society to follow....   [tags: Crime, Juvenile delinquency, Criminology]

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Charles Darwin: Liberator of the Human Mind

- I. Introduction Evolution is a universal postulate to which all theories, hypotheses, and systems must follow in order to be significant and accurate. It is considered to be a light which illuminates all facts, a course which all lines of thought must follow (Dobzhansky). The man who discovered this life-changing concept was named Charles Robert Darwin. From his theories on the explanation of natural selection, to the variation of species, Darwin shook the world by proving Earth was much older than previously assumed, and the creatures that dwell on this planet have changed over the years....   [tags: Theories, Evolution]

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Clara Barton: Founder of the Red Cross

- Clara Barton is a very important health pioneer. Clara Barton started the Red Cross in America which is still in operation today. She overcame many obstacles throughout her life and many people telling her she couldn’t do it. She is an inspiration to everyone. She grew up and her life began in North Oxford, Massachusetts, she was inspired by Florence Nightingale, she helped during and after wars, she helped with her ill family and battled her own depression, she started the Red Cross after much hard work and even after all that resigned and still made an impact (Cobb, 2014)....   [tags: Biography]

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Stress Contexts for Individual and Family Development

- The ABC-X Model illustrates how an individual or system handles stress and their mechanisms for coping with that stress. The ABC-X model is comprised of three related variables which include the stressor or event that causes stress (A), the resources that exist within the individual or system (B), and finally how an individual or system perceives the stressor (C) (Bristor 2010). “Stress is defined as any stimulus causing physical and psychological distress when our day-to-day problems exceed our abilities to solve them and which require an organism or system to make some adjustments in order to adapt” (Bristor, 2010, p....   [tags: stress, miscarriage, stressor, abc-x model]

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America 's Transition From A Democratic Country

- The South 's transition from a solidly Democratic region to one that is today largely recognized as solidly Republican lasted from 1948 to the 1960s. The main reason for the switch in political parties is because of racism. This response paper will explain how Jimmy Carter won the southern states and a few years later George H. W. Bush, although affiliated with a different party, won over the same states as well. The Democrats were progressive, meaning that they believed that federal government was responsible....   [tags: Democratic Party, President of the United States]

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US Auto Industry Market

- The U. S. auto industry's share of the market has experienced fluctuations over the past 50 years. These fluctuations have been caused by many reasons which include quality, price, and foreign competition. The Ford Motor Company, General Motors Company, and the Chrysler Corporation are the three largest manufacturers of automobiles in the world. These three companies hold nearly 75% of the market and produce over 8 million automobiles per year. The largest competitors of these three companies are Japanese auto producers that include Toyota, Nissan, and Honda....   [tags: Business Analysis Automobile]

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How Being Around a Smell for a Long Time Affects You Being Able to Smell It?

- Have you ever walked into a room and smelled fresh cookies baking. Then, ten minutes later, you don’t smell them anymore. The smell is still there, but your nose has adapted to the smell. This is called olfactory fatigue. It is based on how your nose works. There are many parts of your nose. The two holes in your nose are called nostrils. Nostrils let air come into your nose allowing you to breathe. The nostrils take turns having air go in each one. For about three hours, people breath through one nostril....   [tags: olfatory fatigue]

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The Effectiveness of Brace Strategy in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

- For many years the connection between scoliosis and brace strategy has continued to be a focus of medical and scientific research. This essay will critique and synthesise information from academic sources to evaluate the effectiveness of brace strategy in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Scoliosis is diagnosed when the spin is displaced causing a sideward curve (Fagan, 2012). According to Pierce (2005), an estimate of 80% of scoliosis cases is unknown also known as idiopathic....   [tags: medical and scientific research, surgery]

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Summary Of A Book ' A Time Of Kill Movie '

- A Time to Kill movie is a legal thriller that take place in Canton, Mississippi where a ten-year-old African-American girl named Tonya Hailey is brutally raped, beaten and left to die in a creek by two intoxicated white racist rednecks – James “Pete” Willard and Billy Ray Cobb. Soon after Tonya is found and rushed into hospital, police officers arrested Willard and Cobb at the roadside bar. Tonya’s father, Carl Lee Hailey started to think about justice and remembered a similar case when four white men raped an African-American girl and got acquitted....   [tags: KILL, Murder, Jury, Police officer]

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Individual Field Research: Rural, Suburban, and Urban Educational Systems

- The rural poverty topic that my group chose to address is a comparison between public education systems located in urban, suburban, and rural counties within the state of Georgia. The counties selected to research are Fulton, Cobb, and Clarke. The purpose of the project is to determine how location, demographics, and legislation affect individual educational resources, experiences, and outcomes for children of low income families. Education is a topic in which there are so many contributing factors and variables that narrowing the field of research is difficult....   [tags: education, minorities, georgia]

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My Current Perceptions Of Young Children 's Learning

- My current perceptions of young children’s learning comes from working as a parent helper assistant at my children’s kindergarten for many years and my observation of children’s learning. The educational theory that most aligns with my current view is Vygotsky with his theories of social interaction, scaffolding, zone of proximal development and use of language. Vygotsky regarded language as a critical bridge between the sociocultural world and individual mental functioning, and acquisition of language as the most significant milestone in children 's cognitive development....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Childhood]

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Movie Review : ' Reality And Inception '

- Essay: Reality and Inception Inception is a movie following a man named Dom Cobb who is a thief who steals thoughts from people’s deep sub conscious through the use of dreams, this is the act they call extraction. Dom is the best at this in the movie and such has made him a valuable asset to some and a dangerous fugitive to others. During the movie Dom and his team are offered a chance at redemption but they have to do something never done before, this being instead of extracting and idea planting one in someone’s mind....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Truth, Psychology]

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Pete Rose and the Hall of Fame

- Should Pete Rose be inducted into the hall of fame despite his lifetime ban from baseball. Pete Rose is known for being one of the greatest baseball players of all time, but his rough past with gambling and his lifetime ban from baseball is keeping him from entering the hall of fame. He is most known for his ability to hit the ball, and is also a two time gold glove winner, but his greatest asset that made everyone love him was his hustle, for which he was assigned the moniker ‘Charlie Hustle’. The former member of the famous “Big Red Machine” ended his career with an astounding record of 4,256 hits, after breaking the record of 4,192 hits in the previous season which was set by baseball leg...   [tags: lifetime ban, baseball, athlete]

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Inception: Planting Ideas in Other's Minds

- By executing my earlier proposal on the “text” Inception, a science fiction thriller by Christopher Nolan, I was able to delve deeper into the actual proposal. Inception argues how the mind can be influenced and changed with the smallest thing. The movie as a whole rests on the idea of invading dreams and the mind, hence the name, Inception. The text argues that implanting an idea into someone's mind is the greatest power, since they will believe they generated the idea themselves and act on it....   [tags: Movie Analysis, Project]

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Teaching Learning As A Fundamental Right

- Education and technology are growing at a rapid pace every day. Education enables individuals to get the proper education in life to better themselves and to help them pursue a career with the necessary training. The problem is not that people don’t know how to use the technology, the problem is that many individuals cant afford or have access to technology which puts the individual at a disadvantage when it comes to learning. A balance must be found between the two. Since education is an important aspect of life, I believe that establishing online teaching learning as the future of education will enable people to recognize learning as fundamental human right....   [tags: History of education, Education, E-learning]

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The Debate Over Steroid Era Players

- A main reason why a majority of Hall of Fame voters will never even consider voting for steroid era players is frankly because the players knowledgeably cheated. Cheating is a more than valid reason for not voting a player into the prestigious Hall of Fame; however, there are already cheaters in the Hall of Fame. Yes, there is already players who cheated knowledgeably in the Hall of Fame. According to baseball author, Billy Deane (2014), in his recent Society for American Baseball Research blog post: In 2010, when Ken Burns’s THE TENTH INNING first came out, I wrote here about something Washington, DC sportswriter Thomas Boswell said in it....   [tags: Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball, Baseball]

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Business Analysis: Abercrombie and Fitch

- Being an upscale industry, Abercrombie and Fitch would appear to be a successful corporation. Although the company was once successful for a number of years, it’s apparent that there has been a significant decline in its overall appeal and how much revenue the company acquires each year. With just over 1,000 retail stores in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, Abercrombie and Fitch has thrived to be one of the most avid corporate extensions. While the company may be seeing the start to its decline, past years are proof that Abercrombie and Fitch have made a good name for themselves....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

- Nicknamed “The Georgia Peach”, Ty Cobb once said, “The base paths belonged to me, the runner. The rules gave me the right. I always went into a bag full speed, feet first. I had sharp spikes on my shoes. If the baseman stood where he had no business to be and got hurt, that was his fault.” Cobb believes of how he would be free of all blame, all guilt, and all faults for injuring a baseman if he did indeed substantially wound the baseman. In Arthur Miller’s, The Crucible, one’s fault is one of the most controversial viewpoints in the whole, entire play....   [tags: Parris, Abigail, John Proctor]

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A Positive Behavior Support System

- A Positive Behavior Support System (PBSS) is a school-wide approach to help establish the social culture and behavioral supports that are needed for all of the children in a school to ensure the achievement of both social and academic success. Because school principals play a pivotal role in the success of the school community it is, without a doubt, important that the principal play an important role in developing and implementing a PBSS in their school. The first step that should be taken is the creation of a Positive Behavior Support (PBS) team....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Teacher, College]

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Facts About The Police Officers

- • Facts Police officers set up a controlled buy of crack cocaine outside of an apartment complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Undercover Officer Gibbons watch a deal between a suspected drug dealer take place from an unmarked police car in a nearby parking lot. Once the deal took place, Officer Gibbons radioed uniformed officers to move in on the suspect. Officer Gibbons noticed the suspect moving at a fast pace and urged officers to “hurry up” and to move “quickly” before the suspect entered the apartment....   [tags: Fourth Amendment to the US Constitution]

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The Psychological Works Of Sigmund Freud

- The word “uncanny” has no singular, correct definition to it. It could mean a multitude of things and can be achieved through various techniques outlined by Sigmund Freud. In volume XVII of The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Freud gives many definitions of the word “uncanny” and writes the various mechanisms to achieve an uncanny effect. One such mechanism occurs when the imaginary becomes reality. This technique is showcased in the movie Inception made in 2010 and directed by Christopher Nolan....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychology, Leonardo DiCaprio]

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Inception: Pure Science Fiction

- What is more resilient than any parasite or virus. An idea. An idea takes hold of the brain and spreads like fire, difficult to eradicate once it is planted. This is the concept of inception, which is planting an idea into a person’s mind and letting it grow (Inception, 2010). Other concepts in relation to inception are dream sharing and a dream within a dream. Dream sharing is a person manufacturing a dream and bringing a person or persons into that dream (Inception, 2010). As an individual dreams or dream shares, he or she can go deeper into a dream and further into the layers of the subconscious also known as a dreaming within a dream (Inception, 2010)....   [tags: psychology, dream]

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Dangers Of Coal Mining

- What comes to mind when you think of coal mining. If you're like me, coal mining means living in darkness and a cold hearted industry. Other words that come to mind are poverty and oppression. Coal mining is not a job that you dream about or get a degree for. People who are coal miners do not chose a life full of danger and repression, they get stuck with it. There are many dangers that come along with coal mining, not only for the workers, but for the environment. Coal mining and the coal industry have caused irreversible damage to our environment and has killed innocent miners....   [tags: Profession Coal Coal Mining Mines]

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Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame

- Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame To some, including myself, baseball is the greatest sport that has ever been played. It is a game played by two opposing teams made of multiple players, but only nine players per team play at the same time. To be part of one of the thirty teams that get to play professional baseball, a player has to play the game extremely well ( When a player plays the game better than most have played he gets rewarded, usually with lots of money in a big contract....   [tags: Art]

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Making the World Safe for Baseball

- Making the World Safe for Baseball The national pastime, organized baseball’s self-proclaimed moniker, represented an important American institution as the Great War began to enmesh Europe. The game’s association with democracy bred a poignant sense of patriotism among the players, fans, and other baseball aficionados as the conflict slowly ensnared the United States. Around the country, reporters emphasized baseball’s important role in the impending European conflict: in the New York Times, Benjamin DeCasseres wrote, “the world ought to be made safe for baseball,” since, as long as baseball embodied American democracy, “the Kaisers and the Trotskys would strike out.”[1] Accordingly, not...   [tags: Sports History Athletics Essays]

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never say never

- "Ok, so let me see if I've got this straight." I was on the phone with my friend Bob. I've known Bob for years. He's a former Navy guy who now does electrician work at Disneyworld. He's seriously bright, but doesn't know squat about computers. And he was trying, once again, to figure out what the heck I was doing with my life. "You're starting another Notes publication?" He stretched out the word "another" so it seemed that he was entirely incredulous of my actions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Cold War Examined

- The Cold War had an incredibly profound effect on the United States. It effected the country politically, economically, as well as culturally. Use High Noon as an allegory of the 1950s to examine issues of conformity, individualism, community, and political commitment in the context of Congressional investigations such as that of HUAC into the activities of the Hollywood 10. In this scenario, Marshal Will Kane represents individuals who were willing to confront the political investigations of HUAC, while the townspeople who deserted him may represent liberals who were afraid of being blacklisted or censured....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Impact of GPA, Multiple Clinical Rotations, and the Sequence of the Clinical Rotation on Graduates' of College of Pharmacy Performance on the NAPL

- Review Article The aim of this study is to determine the impact of Grade Point Average (GPA), multiple clinical rotations, and the sequence of the clinical rotation on graduates’ of college of pharmacy performance on the North American Pharmacy Licensure Examination (NAPLEX test). Clinical rotations are defined as those clerkship experiences that are not based solely on order entering, or dispensing of medication but requires pharmacist-patient contact and patient monitoring. Examples of clinical experiences that meet the requirement of a clinical rotation include internal medicine, ambulatory care practice, and specialty areas such cardiology, infectious diseases, critical care unit and eme...   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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God Is The Highest Of God 's Creation But All Life Is Good

- Sikhism 1) What is prime reality: There is one God, who is the true Guru (teacher). He is the Creator, sovereign, all-powerful, all-knowing, and eternal. Unbounded by time or space, he both transcends and dwells in the universe. God is the abstract principle of truth amd has never known an incarnation and cannot be defined. However, God is personal in that he can be loved and honored, and he makes himself known to those who are ready. 2) What is the nature of the external reality, that is, the world around us: The world was created by God....   [tags: Meaning of life, Religion, Human, Christianity]

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Why and How Is the Brain Fooled by the Placebo Effect?

- “The more you think of an imaginary problem, the more you feel as though it’s real.” (Panova) Our brain is known to work in mysterious ways, and the placebo effect acts is a prime example of exactly that. The concept of this phenomenon is known to confuse the average person, but it should not. Nevertheless, those unaware of it are still affected on a regular basis. In fact, every time a pill is taken, half of its power comes from just thinking and expecting it to work. All humans are gullible, each to a certain extent....   [tags: Anatomy, brain]

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An Analysis of the Use of Action to Find Happiness

- In a hotel suite, Dominic Cobb’s wife jumps off a ledge and dies in hopes of returning to what she thinks is the real world. Cobb must then decide whether he should forget the past and move on to find his own enjoyment or stay within an unconstructed dream space, where he is able to live with his wife. In Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov tells the story of a family of unhappy souls who have trouble finding pleasure in the world. As a result, Andre Gregory and Louis Malle use the opening sequence of Vanya on 42nd Street to foreshadow Chekhov’s argument that humans must take action find happiness, but only after they make peace with the past....   [tags: Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Slave Pen Scene '

- While these flashbacks are more frequent in the first half of the film, they occur in the latter half as well. We get four in total: The first, marked in the script as the slave pen scene, shows the audience how Django got to his current place with the Speck Brothers. It’s our first glimpse at Django’s distaste for white people, and while the audience sees that Django is clearly upset with his situation, the people, the life that he’s forced to live, the script does something much more powerful....   [tags: Slavery, History of slavery, Atlantic slave trade]

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A Sense Of Belonging : An Alert Signaling Diminishing Safety

- A sense of belonging provides a sense of safety. The absence of a sense of belonging indicates the experience of loneliness (Dahlberg, 2007). A threat to the need to belong affects a sense of well-being. Loneliness has been associated with physical and mental health consequences (Rook, 2000; Heinrich & Gullone, 2006). The threat stemming from isolation functions as an alert signaling diminishing safety. It motivates people to seek a resolution to be more satisfied in their social relationship by seeking social interaction (Heinrich & Gullone, 2006; Cacioppo & Patrick, 2008; Cacioppo, Cacioppo, & Boomsma, 2013)....   [tags: Stereotype, Sociology, Stereotypes]

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Economic and Societal Implications on Communities Surrounding Sports Franchises

- With the ever-increasing rate at which professional sport franchises change venues, the surrounding communities must deal with the social and economic burden. The Atlanta Braves announced in November that the 2017 season will open in a new $672 million-dollar stadium in Cobb County. Turner field will only be 21 years old when their team vacates it and has it demolished. The announcement stunned many fans due to the lack of warning received and the seemingly young age of the current stadium. City officials claim that a professional team will increase tax revenue, create economic growth, and even bring the city closer together....   [tags: social/economic burden of stadium building]

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The Relationship Between Organizational Identification And Organizational Citizenship Behavior

- In this article, authors Dick, Grojean, Christ, and Wieseke investigate the relationship between Organizational Identification and Organizational Citizenship Behavior. Using ten samples across different occupational groups and countries, they, utilized the longitudinal approach investigating the relationship on a group-level analysis. Within their investigation, the findings were extended by linking identification to customer perceptions and financial performance mediated by OCBs (Organizational Citizenship Behaviors)....   [tags: Leadership]

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The Film `` A Time `` By Joel Schumacher

- The film A time to kill published in 1996 by Joel Schumacher is an American crime drama which promotes human rights and strong moral values among African Americans and southern whites. . The film, which is based on John Grisham’s fictional novel tells the story of an African American man who takes the law into his own hands to protect his daughter and the subsequent generations from racial discrimination. Carl Lee Hailey a heartbroken father, avenges his daughter’s brutal rape by shooting the men responsible for the crime against Tonya Hailey, however this leads to a civil uproar....   [tags: African American, Southern United States, Culture]

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Native Americans Talk Back And Looking Towards The Future

- Native Americans Talk Back and Looking Towards the Future The interpretation and appropriation of culture within museums came under attack starting in the 1960s. Native American groups raised questions about the biases and agendas of museums and demanded that their voices be heard in the political arena. Many groups such as the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Cultural Heritage and Education Institute, and the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management argued that if Whites are the ones interpreting and appropriating other cultures, then it is actually White culture on display....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Risk Management : The Function Of A Project Manager

- Project risk management is a necessary, and often overlooked, the function of a project manager. It combines the art and science of identifying, analyzing, and responding to risk throughout the project lifecycle, resulting in project improvements and ultimate success. Risk, at its core definition, is the possibility of loss or injury. What project risk management is not, however, is crisis management. Crisis management is the team’s response when a project’s risks are realized. Good risk management can help to overcome a potential crisis by proactively identifying risks....   [tags: Project management, Risk management]

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Reoccurring Themes in the Work of Langston Hughes

- Langston Hughes is an extremely successful and well known black writer who emerged from the Harlem Renaissance (“Langston Hughes” 792). He is recognized for his poetry and like many other writers from the Harlem Renaissance, lived most of his life outside of Harlem (“Langston Hughes” 792). His personal experiences and opinions inspire his writing intricately. Unlike other writers of his time, Hughes expresses his discontent with black oppression and focuses on the hardships of his people. Hughes’ heartfelt concern for his people’s struggle evokes the reader’s emotion....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Black Literature]

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The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Case Study

- Introduction The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is one of the largest transit systems in the United States. It is the ninth largest system, transporting over 550,000 passengers daily. MARTA provides bus and rapid rail service to the most of the metropolitan area of Atlanta. The transit agency was established in 1971 with the passage of an authorizing referendum by voters in Fulton and DeKalb counties and the city of Atlanta. MARTA is a public authority that operates under Georgia law....   [tags: transit systems in the United States]

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Traditional Procedures for the Settlement of Indirect Costs

- ... Therefore, traditional cosing methods are not capable of accurately determining process costs, and without that full term effectiveness and efficiency implemented actions is simply impossible. Moreover, they “tend to report less accurate costs, because they use cost drivers where no cause-and –effect relationships exist to assign support costs to cost objects”( drury p.253).Traditional procedures for the settlement of indirect costs were for decades the only procedures to assign costs indirect costs to product....   [tags: business, competition, costing systems]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Django Unchained '

- Quentin Tarantino is often criticized for the use of language or violence within his films, and there are no exceptions with his latest film Django Unchained. Throughout Tarantino’s movies we are entangled into his storytelling, his characters, and more importantly his world. Django is set in 1858 during the Mississippi antebellum south at the height of slavery. While drawing some historical elements from this time period, the story is being told for Django (Jamie Foxx), and through him we see the world as it is horrific....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Slavery, Film]

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Usama, The Middle East, and The Crusades

- The selection from Usama Ibn Munqidh’s Kitab al-l’tibar otherwise know in English as the Book of Contemplation is a book in which Usama provides a series of short vignettes as a testimony to his experiences in the medieval Middle East and the Crusades. Through his writings the reader is able to get a Muslim account of the Crusades. It is largely a personal account so many details are left out and much background knowledge is assumed. It also is not the most unbiased source as supported by Usama’s frequent utterence that “Allah render them [The crusading Christians] helpless” (Ibn Munqidh 197) Usama also makes no attempt at analysis or understanding and just writes exactly what he observed wi...   [tags: The Middle Ages]

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Can School Systems Afford the Financial Weight?

- For centuries, the value and methods of education have changed significantly in effort to improve student learning and enhance the educators’ styles of teaching. Naturally the cost of improving education could be costly for the school system and the superintendent that approves these changes. The financing and continuous upkeep of laptops in schools as an effort to improve student learning is a substantial risk for most communities; as it could be a success or failure, but the purpose and the vision is not unrealistic....   [tags: Education]

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Death and Dying in the Social Network

- Death is a universal human experience, as natural to our lives as birth, sleep, and hunger. Everyone dies at the end of their lives, and unless their own death is premature, everyone loses someone they love to death. A number of psychological states can be elicited by the death of a loved one, including sadness, anger, confusion, and fear (Field, Gao, Paderna, 2005; Leming & Dickinson, 2011). The process of working through these emotions, and the rituals and practices surrounding death, burial, and mourning, although strongly influenced by culture, age, life experience, religious beliefs, and attachment style, are unique to each individual (Brubaker, Hayes, & Dourish, 2013; Leming & Dickinso...   [tags: grief, mourning, emotions]

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The Confederate Flag And The Civil War

- Some people call it racism, and others call it respect and loyalty. The confederate flag has different views on everyone who lives in South Carolina; an example would be Bree Newsome. Many of us know that the purpose of the civil war was to give slaves their rights and treat them equal. Many people say this flag represents history, a sign of respect for the people who fought in the civil war, and Southern pride. Others like Bree Newsome believe that many people misinterpreted the meaning of the flag, and use it as a racist symbol towards African Americans....   [tags: Southern United States]

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My Personal Weaknesses Of The Self Directed

- The essential aspect of the self-directed, intrinsically motivated, active learner is discipline. These types of learners can control themselves. They do not need an instructor to make the material exciting for them to learn it, and are able to persevere in spite of obstacles. They see themselves as responsible for their thoughts, attitudes and actions. They do not see themselves as victims of their circumstances, or teachers, instead they take control of their learning process, and set goals and plan how to fulfill those goals and stick to the plan....   [tags: Learning, Management, Knowledge, Goal]

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