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Common Ground's In Linguistics And Communications

- 'Two people's common ground is [...] the sum of their mutual, common, or joint knowledge, beliefs, and suppositions' (Clark: 93). With these words, Herbert Clark explains the linguistic notion in a nutshell. Common ground is indispensible to our communicating with other people and performing joint actions, as it provides the basis for the aforesaid and places it in the correct context. If, for example, marine-loving Layla goes on a trip with her boyfriend Eric to swim with dolphins, this experience and every sensation that has to do with it, adds to their shared common ground....   [tags: Herbert Clark, Analysis]

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The Board For Common Ground

- The board for Common Ground will meet January 9th at noon to discuss the implementation of the planned giving program. The organization has achieved their mission of compassionate outreach, building relationships, and acceptance of all people. This is being done through the ministries that they have for adults, teenagers, and children. The success of them meeting their mission will help make them successful in planned giving because they are credible. They have been community over 10 years, so they are established among the neighborhood they work in and those who have partnered with them....   [tags: Management, Corporate governance]

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Common Ground, By Barbara Smuts

- This article, titled Common Ground, written by Barbara Smuts, points out the main differences between humans and apes, such as our upright stance, large brains, and capacity for spoken language and abstract reasoning. However, the main point of this article is to emphasize the many similarities that apes share with us. Smuts goes into great detail about how human social and emotional tendencies are very reflective in the family of apes. The idea that humans could possibly have evolved from apes was thought impossible until about 150 years....   [tags: Chimpanzee, Hominidae, Ape, Gorilla]

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Tax Reformation Common Ground

- The tax policy in the United States is very confusing. When the tax policy was originally written in 1913 it was four hundred pages. Now, over the past ninety one years, that tax policy has evolved to over 72,000 pages. Since the tax code has become so lengthy and nearly impossible to understand, the topic of tax reform has been in the minds of many. Although, most barely think about tax reform until tax season. It is a controversial subject due to the impact a change in tax code would have on the American people....   [tags: tax policy, United States, american history]

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Euthanasi A Common Ground

- Euthanasia Finding a Common Ground Euthanasia is a subject that has been discussed, accepted, and rejected for several centuries. It is a subject that is difficult to digest much less discuss in the public forum, or even with one’s own family or physician. Society should not rush into a hasty decision, but as a society a joint decision needs to be made about the legalization of euthanasia. A compromise, legalizing euthanasia would allow terminally ill patients to have an active role in and/or a choice of how and when to end their life....   [tags: Euthanasia, Death, Law, Medical ethics]

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Bullying, The Most Common Ground For Bullying

- The movie Bully was greatly filmed and showcased the most sensitive and also hidden truth about bullying which goes on not only in our schools but everywhere, though school is the most common ground for bullying and it has always existed in different forms, shapes, and conditions. What makes this issue so sensitive is the fact that it is not taken into consideration as much as other issues but what’s mistaken is that the discard of this issue can lead to many other problems and sometimes the results could be as fatal as death and this brutal consequences is nothing but the result of ongoing pick...   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, A Great Way to Care]

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Finding Common Ground : Organ Transplantation

- Finding Common Ground Organ Transplantation is a life-saving method that has become a normal part of daily conversation in the twenty first century. Most anyone you ask has known or known of someone who has qualified to be put on the transplant list in order to save their life, and many know someone who is successfully living and thriving with a donated organ. Often times these organs come from an anonymous donor that has met a fateful tragedy. But there are certain organs that can be donated from a living donor....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Organ]

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On Common Ground

- On Common Ground The beeping of the metal detector set his mind in motion. And when he carefully uncovered a small metal button, it whispered softly, speaking of a great general, “He possessed every virtue of the great commanders, without their vices.” April 12, 1861- “At 4:30 a.m. Confederates under General Pierre Beauregard open fire with 50 cannons upon Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina; the Civil War begins” (historyplace). There are about twenty lots in our neighborhood; all consist of close to three and a half acres....   [tags: Personal Narrative History Papers]

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Common Ground on the Abortion Issue

- Common Ground on the Abortion Issue      Is there some common ground which both the pro-choice proponents and the pro-life proponents would find palatable. Presently, the situation in the United States, nearly three decades after abortion became legal throughout the nation, seems to be at an impasse. Canada, presented with abortion (now on demand) throughout that nation four years earlier, has a similar situation. It is obvious that the issue of abortion will not just evaporate or go away. So where can both sides find a common ground for overcoming this seeming impasse....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Finding Common Ground On The Global Warming Issue

- Finding Common Ground on the Global Warming Issue Global warming is a major hot topic issue that has been in the news in recent years and many of us are probably very familiar with the issue. Global warming essentially involves the continual heating of the average temperature on Earth. The problem is that we are not sure as to whether or not this continual heating will create benefits for our society as a whole or if the heating will be detrimental to the existence of future generations. In this analysis, Jerald L....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Global warming, Natural gas]

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Finding Common Ground for Christianity and Science

- Isaac Newton, the superb scientific genius who discovers calculus, believed in God (Hummel) and Nicolaus Copernicus, a Polish astronomer who proposes the heliocentric model of the solar system, had the faith and gets a layover (Poythress). In this modern era, science has shaped human lives in exceptional ways; through science, human can learn the medical knowledge, transportation development such as: cars and airplane, as well as other remarkable innovation. However, in olden days when science has not become the answer to the unknown, humanity seeks help and explanation in religion....   [tags: Big Bang theory was God's creation]

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Abortion: Common Ground Must Be Found

- Consider for a moment a society in which there are no rules or laws. A society in which everyone is allowed to do what they please whenever they feel like it without any consequences. The world would be in a state of chaos. In order to maintain order and implement laws we use a set of morals to judge what actions are permissible and which are not. Through evaluating their actions and the outcomes of these actions, humans begin to develop morals. However, to fully understand the consequences one must first claim responsibility for her actions....   [tags: abortion, argumentative, persuasive]

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The Old Testament: A Common Ground Among Religion

- Religion is a common theme that has bridged together people from all races and backgrounds. It has provided people with meaning and it has given hope to the hopeless. Religions have transcended culture and time untying people who believe in a higher power and choose to put their lives in the hands of the divine. Although all religions practices and styles of worship are not the same. Religions serve a greater purpose in directing people to pursue a moral and courageous life. All world religions focus on living a holy life to please and glorify some kind of deity....   [tags: Religion]

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I Think The Most Effective Forms Of Critique

- “I think the most effective forms of critique are ones that establish a common ground for people to occupy, and then appeal to the best nature of people on that common ground.” - Mohsin Hamid We have all been out shopping or in a restaurant and heard that pop classic, a great oldie, or an unknown song that catches your attention as it plays out over the business’s speaker system. Even while working diligently on a household chore or an assigned essay, you may have a favorite group or station playing on headphones or just in the background....   [tags: Employment, Emotion, Distraction, Common Ground]

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Expanding the Common Ground of the World's Mystical Traditions

- Expanding the Common Ground of the World's Mystical Traditions missing works cited ABSTRACT: This paper addresses religious epistemology in that it concerns the assessment of the credibility of certain claims arising out of religious experience. Developments this century have made the world’s rich religious heritage accessible to more people than ever. But the conflicting religious claims tend to undermine each religion’s central claim to be a vehicle for opening persons to ultimate reality. One attempt to overcome this problem is provided by "perennial philosophy," which claims that there is a kind of mystical experience common to all religious traditions, an experience which is an immedia...   [tags: Culture Globalization Essays]

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Mothers, Daughters and Common Ground in Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club

- Mothers, Daughters and Common Ground in Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club Here is a journey that not only started "a thousand Li away", but from generations upon generations of tradition. The Joy Luck Club travels over time and continents to present the background and turmoil of eight amazing women. All of these women have had to deal with the issues of culture, gender, and family, each in their own way, yet all similarly. Amy Tan dedicates her novel to her mother with the comment "You asked me once what I would remember… This, and much more." Each of the mothers in Tan's novel wanted to teach their daughters the lessons learned in China while giving them the comforts of America....   [tags: Joy Luck Club Essays]

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Exploration of the Common Ground Occupied by the Metamorphosis and the Wasp Factory.

- Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka explores the troubles of a young man named Gregor. The Wasp Factory explores the troubles of a young "man" named Frank. In Metamorphosis, the protagonist in the story is Gregor Samsa. He is a travelling salesman who awakes one morning to discover he has turned into an insect. It seems that Gregor's only use purpose in life is to work and support his family; this seems his own concern when he finds himself as an insect. "The next train went at seven o'clock; to catch that he would need to hurry like mad and his samples weren't even packed up, and he himself wasn't feeling particularly fresh and active" Gregor is alienated from by the ones who love him, much like...   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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The Character of the City Boston in J Anthony Lukas' Common Ground and Richard Broadman's Mission Hill and the Miracle of Boston

- The Character of the City Boston in J Anthony Lukas' Common Ground and Richard Broadman's Mission Hill and the Miracle of Boston In this course we have learned that a city's character is "a legacy for seeing, interpreting, exploiting, and transforming its social, cultural and political opportunities as a physical community." How is it possible for a city like Boston to have character. Well, the institutional and cultural continuity along with the resistance and reconstruction of culture has allowed the character of Boston to be defined simply by the underlying idea of conflict....   [tags: Papers]

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The Courtroom Is A Battle Ground

- The courtroom is a battle ground. There exist two opposing forces using arguments and testimonies as ammunition to sway the judge to rule in their favor. Life as a participant in the battlefield can be very rewarding and gratifying as well as stressful and disappointing. Interestingly, many of the actors in the arena are drawn to battle due to their desire of wanting to help people and to become a part of the fight for justice. The courtroom is composed of the judge, the defense council, and the prosecutor....   [tags: Lawyer, Law, Judge, Common law]

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Movie Analysis : ' Stand Your Ground '

- Research Paper – Stand Your Ground On the evening of February 26, 2012 a 17-year old unarmed boy, Trayvon Martin, was shot and killed in Sanford, Florida. Trayvon was killed by a man named Andrew Zimmerman, who stated that self-defense justified the murder of this young boy. An individual who doesn’t know the background of this case would reasonably believe that Trayvon Martin may have attacked Zimmerman, in which he used self-defense. However, Zimmerman was the initial aggressor in this case, whereas he sought after Trayvon Martin for reasons of suspicion....   [tags: Law, Common law, Jury, Law of the United States]

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Stand Your Ground Law

- Excerpt From: Flip a Coin: Heads, Stand Your Ground is Good Law…Tails, Stand Your Ground is Bad Law I. INTRODUCTION Batman and Spiderman are fictional characters that have been idolized by many people in this country for decades. We dress ourselves and our children as these characters for Halloween. Millions of dollars was made in movies that document and celebrate the “heroic actions” of these characters as vigilantes “fighting crime” with street justice. It is only fitting that state legislatures adopt a law that advocates this type of “heroic action” that is coveted by many, right....   [tags: Florida, coin toss, TV examples]

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Ground Zero, Sacred Territory

- Ground Zero, Sacred Territory This is a comparison paper on modern day sacred secular places versus mythological secular places in history. This report will summarize what elements mythical secular sites have in common. The report will explain how Ground Zero qualifies as a modern day secular site. The significance and functions of the twin towers before the attack will be addressed. Ground zero will be compared with the Areca Tree, noting differences in meaning, function, and common elements. Our modern day secular site is Ground Zero....   [tags: Mythology]

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The White Ground Lekythos, By John Oakley

- This paper will employ a close visual analysis of the White-Ground Lekythos, which is attributed to the Reed Painter circa 450-400 B.C.E. on ceramic with paint. A lekythos is a specific type of ancient Greek vase that was used to store perfume or oil. Lekythoi that were decorated with the white-ground technique were typically used as offerings for the afterlife that families placed in the graves of deceased loved ones (Gardener’s Art Through The Ages 75). This particular White-Ground Lekythos depicts a young man mourning the loss of a loved one....   [tags: Pottery of ancient Greece, Ancient Greece]

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The Hunting Ground By Director Kirby Dick

- Imagine you have just arrived at your dream college and suddenly your life is ruined from a crime sexual assault, and the suffering mental and physical pain that follows from it. In the documentary, The Hunting Ground, director Kirby Dick portrays how rape is more frequently common in college campuses than what people really think, and how it effects the victim’s emotionally. Students that just get to college don’t realize the negative events that could happen the them. College is supposed to be the best time of people’s lives, but bad things can happen, and students, especially women, should come more prepared....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Can Stand Your Ground Laws?

- Rates of homicides increased by 53% in the states with Stand Your Ground laws, while states without the laws decreased 5% (Mayors Against). Can Stand Your Ground laws ever have a positive effect on this country. Stand Your Ground laws allow a person to take any measures in order to defend themselves. To be more specific, fire a gun, even if the person has a chance to retreatretrieve or the situation can be avoided. This can result in many issues for everyone. Stand Your Ground Laws are unethical and all Americans should be against them in order to eliminate them....   [tags: Murder, Law, Criminal law, Police]

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The Hunting Ground By Kirby Dick

- The Hunting Ground, directed by Kirby Dick was a great eye opener and was amazing to watch to get a realistic view of what goes on throughout college campuses. As the film continued on following the lives of several undergrad students who had been sexually assaulted it got me to think, why. Even after watching it twice I still was in shock by the endless amounts of victim blaming these prestige’s schools were putting on their students. 1. Sexual Assault on campus has become an epidemic, for many different reasons but one major factor that contributes is when a sexual assault occurs on a University and nothing is done....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Breaking Ground Into A New Country

- Breaking ground into a new country can be an exciting yet critical time for an organization. GMFC plans to expand into the US, building a large manufacturing plant, which will employ 500 employees. To combat the possibility of unionization, GMFC has established a planning committee for guidance. Many factor attributes to keeping a union out of the organization, following specific guidelines of the committee should warrant successful results. Location Finding the right location for GMFC is essential in establishing the organization’s ability to flourish....   [tags: Employment, Management, Trade union, Wage]

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Explaining Ground Rules, Roles, Responsibilities and Boundaries as a Lecturer at Graham College

- ... Through this activity learners would feel more engaged in the process and would more likely to adopt and agreed these ground rules. As the group tutor I would also ensure the ‘common’ ground rules indicated above where included into the discussions and encourage participation by introducing ‘individual targets’ against which the learners could benchmark themselves throughout the learning journey. As a tutor Grantham College I need to deliver complex technical knowledge at all levels and provide a duty of care....   [tags: the teaching cycle]

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Women in Ground-Combat Units

- ... Another fear some have is a man’s instinct to protect women stopping a unit from completing their mission. A mission can be jeopardized if too many soldiers get injured or killed in action while trying to protect or save a woman in distress. Sexual assault and harassment are major issues being addressed in the debate due to the increase in sexual assault and harassment cases involving enlisted men and women. Some are speculating that by allowing more women in more combat units, sexual assault and harassment cases will increase....   [tags: females in the military]

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The Common Language Of The United States

- Williams 1 Eighty percent of the U.S speaks English as a common language while the other twenty percent being other languages. Spanish being the most common language that is spoken. A common language that everybody knows is a foundation that will stabilize a nation. English has been a common language since the formation of the US, and acted as a foundation to raise its principles upon. It is also one of the most common and spoken languages in the world and is the undisputed language of success....   [tags: United States, English language, United Kingdom]

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Common Core Consequences

- Today many people, educators, parents, and students alike, feel that school curriculum is inadequate, and does not properly prepare students for college and career. With this concern in mind educators, administrators, and school officials in the United States set out to come up with a solution to this growing concern. Their solution: The Common Core State Standards. A good way to look at Common Core is that they are standards “designed to present clear understanding of what students are supposed to be learning in school,” (Cox)....   [tags: Educators, Parents, Students, School Curriculum]

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Common Reasons for Immigrating to a Different Country

- America has the label as a flashlight at the end of a dark escape tunnel glued to its name. One thinks existence will be far much better if they were living in the “American Dream.” As a result, people tend to populate this country. Why do people leave their native country. One will immigrate to the United States of America on the grounds of economic reasons, personal reasons, and political reasons. These reasons contribute to a person leaving his or her native country and joining the culture of someone else’s....   [tags: Immigrants and Immigration]

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Limitations to Our Common Ways of Knowledge

- ... Essentially, we become biased towards that ‘tool’, seeing all problems as fixable by it. I will take, for example, an over reliance on emotion. To see such examples, we need only to look back in history to times of crisis, revolution, and rebellion, when tensions and emotions were flaring, and few decisions were made using reason. A prime example is the French Revolution, when conflict between the Girondin and Jacobin parties resulted in the mass execution of tens of thousands of ‘enemies of the state’, namely aristocrats ....   [tags: emotion, perception, tools]

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The "Stand Your Ground Law" Should Not be a Law

- Seventeen years ago, in a small town towards the southern part of Oregon, Springfield, a well-known mechanic went into a fast-food restaurant, walked behind a man who was eating lunch, and shot him in the back of the head. There had not been any sign of altercation that the man who was shot was carrying a firearm. But the shooter thought that the dead man had threatened his daughter. A local lawyer said that the dead man was in fact “a violent man, a drug dealer by trade.” Some people believe that the shooter should have left the case to the police, the local lawyer said, but the victim should also have “moderated his behavior.” George Zimmerman, a neighborhood-watch volunteer/wanna-be cop,...   [tags: Florida, Civil Rights, Defense]

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Networks: From The Ground Up

- Networks: From The Ground Up A network is merely a series of interrelated components, sharing information, linked by one common lifeline, spanning across a large area. When most people think of networks in the computer sense, cyberspace and the internet are usually types of networks that come to mind. However, these are just small pieces that complete the network puzzle. Many other types of networks include Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), and also wireless networks as well....   [tags: Communication Technology Papers]

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Nitrate Contamination of Ground Water

- Nitrate Contamination of Ground Water The Earth's surface is covered by massive amounts of water, but only a small measure of it is safe for consumption. With a very limited supply, we need to focus our energies on preserving its quality and quantity. Nitrates pose a great threat to our precious groundwater. There are many ways that groundwater can be contaminated, but most aren't nearly as detrimental as an increase in the amount of nitrates within our groundwater. How do nitrates get into the water....   [tags: Ecology Environment Contaminate Essays Papers]

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Ground Water Contamination and Household Response in Missouri

- There are two sources of drinking water, surface water and ground water and they are each managed, monitored and regulated differently even though the actual water systems are interrelated and integrated. The state of Missouri has historically had plenty of high-quality fresh water sources; in the northern half of the state most of the drinking water comes from surface water while the majority of the southern population gets water from underground aquifers (Missouri Department of Natural Resources, 2010)....   [tags: Water Pollution]

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Blacklisting of Lexwiz on the Ground of Non-compliance with Qualifying Clauses

- RE: Blacklisting of Lexwiz on the ground of non-compliance with qualifying clauses Date: November 26, 2013 Questions Presented: 1. Can Mr. Shukla approach the supreme court of Jalladpur and challenge the blacklisting of Lexwiz for violation of Art. 14 . 2. Can he approach the High Court of Sardarpura for the same. Short Answer: There was violation of Article 14 within the meaning of principle of natural justice in the process of blacklisting as the client was neither served a notice nor given an opportunity to present his case before the board....   [tags: Legal Method]

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Feminism And Indigenous Women 's Rights On The Ground Of The Equality

- Feminism and Indigenous women activism is two separate topics although they sound very similar. In indigenous women’s eyes feminism is bashing men, although Indigenous women respect their men and do not want to be a part of a women’s culture who bring their men down. Feminism is defined as “The advocacy of women 's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes.” In theory feminism sounds delightful despite the approaches most feminists use such as wrong-full speaking of the opposite gender. Supposedly, feminism is not needed as a result of Indigenous women being treated with respect prior to colonization....   [tags: Child abuse, Domestic violence, Feminism]

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Myne Owne Ground

- Myne Owne Ground Anthony Johnson was a black man who arrived in Virginia around 1621 and was purchased to work as a slave in the tobacco fields of the Bennett Plantation. At that time he was merely known as “Antonio a Negro”, as it wasn’t common for black slaves to have last names. On March 22nd, 1622, an Indian attack on the Bennett plantation left only 12 surviving slaves, one of them being Anthony. In that same year a woman named Mary arrived at the plantation. Being that she was the only woman living at the Bennett plantation in 1625, Anthony could be considered fortunate to have received her as his wife....   [tags: American History Slavery]

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Germany as Fertile Ground for Luther's Message

- Germany as Fertile Ground for Luther's Message On 31st October 1517, All Saints Eve, Martin Luther (a monk and lecturer at the University of Wittenburg in Northern Germany) took the fateful step of nailing a sheet of 95 Theses, or arguments against indulgences, to the door of Wittenburg Castle Church. Following this simple act, there came massive repercussions; indeed, a reformation of the entire German Church followed. The news of Luther's act of rebellion spread through Germany rapidly, and caused an almost immediate response....   [tags: Papers]

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Stand Your Ground : Our Individual Right Of Self Defense

- Stand Your Ground: Our Individual Right to Self-Defense As of late, self-defense has been a very controversial topic thanks to the trial and acquittal of George Zimmerman in the murder of Trayvon Martin. This case gave American’s the cause to question Stand Your Ground Laws, the President of the United States Barak Obama even showed his concern for our nation. Many people felt that Zimmerman was acquitted due to a racial bias, but in accordance with Stand Your Ground laws and other self-defense statutes it is clear that this is not a racial issue....   [tags: Crime, Law, Violent crime, Criminal justice]

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Diabetes : An Common Form Of Diabetes

- More than 24 million Americans have diabetes; of those, about 6 million do not know they have the disease (“Simple Steps to Preventing Diabetes”). There are many difficulties that come with having diabetes, such as blindness, kidney failure, risk of heart disease and death. However, type 2 diabetes is largely preventable and about 9 cases in 10 can be avoided by taking several simple steps: keeping weight under control, exercising more, eating a healthy diet and not smoking (“Simple Steps to Preventing Diabetes”)....   [tags: Nutrition, Hypertension, Milk, Obesity]

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Irrigation As A Common Irrigation Method

- Irrigation has been around for as long as humans have been cultivating plants. Man 's first invention after he learned how to grow plants from seeds was probably a bucket. Ancient people must have been strong from having to haul buckets full of water to pour on their first plants. Pouring water on fields is still a common irrigation method today -- but other, more efficient and mechanized methods are also used. Flood (furrow) irrigation: Early man would have used this "low-tech" method of irrigating crops -- collect water in a bucket and pour it onto the fields....   [tags: Water, Irrigation, Agriculture, Hydrology]

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The Collapse Of The Common Good

- Chapter 2 The Collapse of the Common Good This chapter is about the the collapse of the school system across the board in America and how its have an effect on everything else in the world. The school systems essentially are horrible compared to the rest of the world, the arts and being taken out the school system. Kids are not being taught to think for themselves and solve problems in the traditional sense. They are being taught have to answer a standard question by spitting out the same copy and past answer no matter what....   [tags: High school, Public school, Teacher]

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A Common Theme Of Entertainment Today

- A common theme in entertainment today is the question “Just because I can, should I do it?” Usually this is applied to moral issues or controversial scientific breakthroughs. Yet, very little of the American public even bother to ask this about food science and production. As long as the food tastes good and is convenient, most people don’t really care. Melanie Warner, overall, was just like most Americans. In her book she documents how a former business journalist became infatuated with the longevity of cheese, guacamole, and other normal American cuisine....   [tags: Food processing, Food, Food science]

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Thomas Paine's Common Sense influenced America's independence from Britain

- Thomas Paine wrote Right of Man in 1791, which was a guide to the Enlightenment ideas. In 1973, his book The Age of Reason, argued against Christian doctrines. Paine has a claim to the title The Father of the American Revolution due to Common Sense, originally titled Plain Truth, which was the pro-independence monograph pamphlet he anonymously published on January 10, 1776. This rapidly spread and it was the best-selling work in eighteenth-century America. It made complicated ideas understandable to common readers, with the use of clear writing in the pamphlet....   [tags: right of man, thomas paine]

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One Battle Ground at a Time

- “The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law. Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this”. (Albert Einstein quotes on Hemp). The United States of American is the largest customer of illicit drugs in the entire world. With this comes a problem or war per say on illegal activities that are generated by providing this country and its growing market with the supply that it demands....   [tags: Drugs ]

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The Causes and Treatments of the Most Common Phobias

- The first common phobia is claustrophobia. Someone with claustrophobia tends to avoid certain places and situations that would involving them in tight spaces or narrow pathways. The possibilities of claustrophobic person getting into tight spaces or narrow pathways will start experiencing anxiety attack or panic attack. People who have claustrophobia rather walk up 10 or more flights of stairs than ride in elevators. Someone who is claustrophobic isn't afraid of tight or closed spaces, they are afraid of what would happens in the tight spaces or closed spaces....   [tags: claustrophobia, agoraphobia]

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Suicide Is The Most Common Cause Of Suicide

- Teen suicide is the most preventable that cause teen to end their live in United States. Suicide means to kill oneself, it comes from a Latin root word sui, "self", and caedere, "to kill". It means many things to different people: tragic, shocking, horrifying, enraging, mysterious, a relief, shameful and many other meanings. When one suicide is attempted again by another suicide is called suicide cluster. Suicide can happen to anyone near you and not realizing it. Although depression is the most common cause of teen suicide, we support and help teens with suicidal thoughts and feelings, so for teen who wants to recover from suicide, teens have access to mental health service treatments.  In...   [tags: Suicide, The Complete Manual of Suicide]

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My Favorite Adventure Is A Common Word

- Cambodia: Baked Alive Adventure is a common word. Each person’s definition of adventure varies. For some it may lead to love, others danger, and some are lead to places of significance. Adventure by definition mirrors these patterns. My adventures are usually safe, and I have a hard time thinking outside normal realms. My favorite adventure was a trip I took with my Drama Team last summer. I had never been out of the United States before and I did not want to go. I found myself on a nineteen hour flight to Phenom Phen, Cambodia....   [tags: Khmer Rouge, Pol Pot, Cambodia, Phnom Penh]

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The Common Law And Criminal Justice System

- The criminal justice system, prisons being part of it has made a huge impact on those be convicted for the use or possession of drugs. However, with the help of resources and influence there are ways to get off or have a less of a sentence by money and power. Though if money and power isn’t an option for them art is a way to provide prisoners rehabilitation and healing who have been involved by the criminalization of drugs. The Common Law, Criminal Justice System is one of three types of legal systems....   [tags: Criminal justice, Prison, Law, Crime]

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How Common Diseases Can Be Treated

- In this world today there are thousands of diseases and thousands of ways to treat them. Learning about the different ways common diseases can be treated is a really good thing to know because in the future, you or a close friend/family member might develop it. One of the most common diseases that everyone knows about is Diabetes. There are 3 types of this disease: Type 1, Type 2 mellitus, and Gestational Diabetes. Type 1 is when your body will not produce insulin, Type 2 mellitus is when your body will not use insulin correctly, and Gestational develops in pregnant women since their hormones get out of wack....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes, Glycemic index]

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The Ground-breaking Movie, Philadelphia

- The movie Philadelphia portrays the struggles and eventual passing of Tom Hanks’ character Andrew Beckett as he battles AIDS. According to the textbook, “Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which destroys the body’s immune system” (Santrock, 2009). Andrew faces problems not only with his contraction of AIDS, but also with society’s ignorance of the disability. Throughout the movie, instances of prejudice and discrimination can be seen but are ultimately overcome....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Symbolic Interactionism Theory and the Ground of Routine Activities: Ethnomethodology as Portrayed by Harold Garfinkel and Herbert Blumer

- ... He recognizes four main central conceptions about symbolic interactionism crucial to understanding his propositions. People, individually or collectively, are prepared to act based on meanings of objects comprising their world (Blumer, 1969, p. 67). The interactions of persons usually occur in processes where they make indications to one another and interpret each other’s indications. Social actions both individual and collective are constructed through a process in which actors note, assess, and interpret the situations confronting them....   [tags: Interactionism, Psychology]

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Comparing Dermot Bolger’s The Holy Ground and In High Germany

- Comparing Dermot Bolger’s The Holy Ground and In High Germany       Some call it Ireland. Others instead choose to call it the Holy Ground. In the end, it doesn't matter which name is used to refer to the Emerald Isle. To those with Irish heritage, the mere mention of Ireland is enough to evoke many emotions: pride, happiness, nationalism, anger, just to name a few. They feel strongly about the country. It is not just the place where they were born. Love it or hate it, it is home. Dermot Bolger explores the feelings of two Irish in his plays The Holy Ground and In High Germany....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Our Hearts Fell to the Ground Exam

- Americans have many ideas of freedom, which often were conflicting. The roots of these conflicting ideas were often based on race and stunted our growth as a country. Although much of the focus in U.S history has been placed the conflicting ideas of White American freedom and African-American freedom, another main conflict was between Whites and Native Americans. White Americans believed that freedom was the right to own property, economic autonomy, and the right to participate in democratic elections....   [tags: Native Americans]

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Drug Testing Is The Most Common Among Each Testing

- Drug testing is the most common among each testing. In most cases the urine test is used to discover any unknown substances in the blood stream. It is coherent with a polygraph because some of the question may ask about prior use of any substance that does not comply with the policy. In 2006, it was reported that 75 police officers failed the city of Boston, MA annual police drug testing. It was discovered by urine testing that 61 tested positive for cocaine, 14 for marijuana, two for ecstasy, and one for heroin....   [tags: Police, Law enforcement agency, Constable]

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World War II As The Common And Profitable Roles Of Women

- Insufficient parts of American life expectancy confirmed such speedy and intense alteration throughout World War II as the common and profitable roles of women. A few months before Pearl Harbor, American men acknowledged that it was incorrect for their significant other to work any where other than in the home if their spouses were working. Learning instutions all over the state rejected to employ women educators if they were married, and dismissed them if they became wedded subsequently being hired....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, 20th century]

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Outline Of A Proposal Introduced By A Common Council Member

- The purpose of this document is to analyze a proposal introduced by a common council member to ban “saggy” pants with enforcement of a fine up to $500 and or jail time of up to 30 days. The council member argues that constituents in Albany have complained about the pants being worn below the buttocks, and this style of clothing has created a sense of fear. I will provide a brief history, further identify the problem, demonstrate the criminal justice implications of the policy, provide an alternate solution and conclude with my decision to support or decline the passing of a bill and why....   [tags: Police, Crime, Prison, Constable]

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THOMAS PAINE, MORE THAN COMMON SENSE

- Thomas Paine is undoubtedly one of the most prolific founding fathers of the United States, albeit not in the manner most would expect from a founding father. Paine was not a drafter of the constitution, nor was he an early member of Congress or President of the United States. However, Paine did have a profound impact on society, not only in America, but also abroad. Often remembered for helping spur the American Revolution, yet not as often remembered for the other revolution in France. Two of the more famous writings from Paine are, of course, Common Sense and The Rights of Man, both of which were written during revolutionary times in separate countries....   [tags: Biography ]

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How Crooks And Criminals Had Taken Advantage Of The Advancement

- This chapter began with the description of several ways in which crooks and criminals had taken advantage of the advancement in technology these days. This chapter elaborated on how the emergent of computer and technology as a whole has opened another level of fraud, theft, and embezzlement for criminals, using different dimensions. Companies, each day are loosing their trades secrets to cyber criminals, while individuals identity are compromised through identity theft. However, the chapter emphasized that laws, policies, regulations and methods in dealing with the perpetrators of this criminal acts are insufficient and inadequate up till date....   [tags: Law, Common law, Fraud, Civil law]

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Common Law and Equity

- Common Law and Equity Inconsistent to draw up the relationship between common law and equity, we firstly have to define what is common law. What are the defects of common law, and to what extend equity have been created. From the development of common law and equity, what has been the effects of the Judicature Acts 1873-1875. What are the equitable maxims that are needed to be satisfied. What are the various kind of equitable remedies that have been developed....   [tags: Papers]

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The Grounds Of Judicial Review

- The grounds of judicial review help judges uphold constitutional principles by, ensuring discretionary power of public bodies correspond with inter alia the rule of law. I will discuss the grounds of illegality, irrationality and proportionality in relation to examining what case law reveals about the purpose and effect these grounds. It can be argued illegality as a ground for judicial review was first established in the case of Entick v Carrington . The legal principle which emerged from the case was that, executive authorties are precluded from doing things which are not stipulated in common law or statutory provisions....   [tags: Law, Common law, Human rights, United Kingdom]

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Higher Ground: Marxism in DeLillo's White Noise

- According to Raymond Williams, “In a class society, all beliefs are founded on class position, and the systems of belief of all classes …” (Rice and Waugh 122). His work titled, Marxism and Literature expounded on the conflict between social classes to bridge the political ideals of Marxism with the implicit comments rendered through the text of a novel. “For the practical links,” he states “between ‘ideas’ and ‘theories’ and the ‘production of real life’ are all in this material social process of signification itself” (133)....   [tags: Literature]

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Investigating the Habitat of Common Rough Woodlice

- Investigating the Habitat of Common Rough Woodlice Introduction There are many species of Woodlice found in the British Isles and because of their abundance they provide good material for an ecological investigation into their preferred habitat. Woodlice are of the order Isopoda which means, "the legs are alike"1. Different species prefer different dwellings however the Common Rough Woodlouse (Porcellio scaber) which has been used for this investigation, is commonly found around residential properties....   [tags: Papers]

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The San Francisco Gold Rush

- In 1849, the San Francisco Gold Rush brought many new residents to find their small part of a new fortune. Unfortunately, on December 24, 1849, a fire ripped through a residential block spreading to the next street. Back then, the buildings were only shells made of wood and cloth cotton for the walls. San Francisco had everything else within the city except a fire department. Without a fire department to stop the fires, the only way was to use gunpowder to blow up buildings to eliminate the fires path by depriving of it of fuel....   [tags: Law, Common law, Property]

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Key Similarities and Differences Between Roman Delict and Common Law Tort

- Q3. There is an obvious parallel between the Roman delict and the common law tort; but the analogy should not be pursued too far’. What are the key similarities and differences between roman delict and common law tort. Introduction A tort can be defined as a wrong that interferes with a person’s legally protected interests , whereas, a delict can be defined as a wrongful act causing damage to someone’s personality, family or property. There are many similarities between the Roman law of Delicts and the common law of Torts, including the similarity between the tort of liability for animals and the Actio de Pauperie and the Edict of the Aediles, the tort of trespass to land and the tort of...   [tags: Law, Legal Analysis]

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A Discourse Community Shares A Common Language, Characteristics, Patterns, And Organization Of The Site

- A discourse community shares a common language, characteristics, patterns or practices through communication and the identity the group shares . The construction industry illustriously shares individuals from various career backgrounds, yet they are able to work together and achieve common goals. The industry relies heavily on construction managers, or the people who take on the role as one. Essentially, they are the glue that keeps projects together and functioning. There are various construction management groups that instill this ideology in its current and potential members....   [tags: Regulatory Focus Theory, Rhetoric, Persuasion]

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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

- One of America’s oldest railroads, known as the first common-carrier railroad, was chartered on February 28th 1827, by a group of Baltimore businessmen. The main objective of the railway was to ensure traffic would not be lost to the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, which was proposed and ground broken the same time as the railroad. The new railroad was a big invention, which allowed people and freight to travel by train. This was a huge improvement for the United States, since everything was becoming more advanced in other countries....   [tags: Common Carrier Railroad, Transportation]

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Everyday Use Essay: Sisters with Nothing in Common

- Sisters with Nothing in Common in Everyday Use      When two children are brought up by the same parent in the same environment, one might logically conclude that these children will be very similar, or at least have comparable qualities. In Alice Walker's "Everyday Use," however, this is not the case. The only thing Maggie and Dee share in common is the fact that they were both raised by the same woman in the same home. They differ in appearance, personality, and ideas that concern the family artifacts....   [tags: Everyday Use essays]

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Common Ties within the Races in Gone With the Wind and Jubilee

- Common Ties within the Races in Gone With the Wind and Jubilee Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction are general ideas that are subjects in many novels written in the past. Two influential and controversial novels that these themes are present in are Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell and Jubilee by Margaret Walker. These books take place in the same time period, but show different views that took place in these times. Gone With the Wind tells about the lives of white southerners and Jubilee talks of the African-American slaves....   [tags: Movie Compare Contrast Film]

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Electronic Fireworks : A Sole Proprietorship For Two Years

- Introduction Acme fireworks have been operating as a sole proprietorship for two years, selling fireworks, and putting on ground displays and large aerial display fireworks. Initially, the business was operating as a sole proprietorship, but based on future business engagements, its operations will increase tremendously. As such, the current ownership model is not feasible, and there will be need to expand more workers and the scope of the operations. It is, therefore, necessary that the owner adopt a business form that can give him access to more any business liability Any sale if classified as sale of goods for exchange is governed by the UCC....   [tags: Contract, Common law, Tort, Void]

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Contract Law Is Vital As It Provides Legality For Agreements

- Contract law is vital as it provides legality for agreements made between parties. English contract law was developed as common law which relies a lot on precedent. To form a legal contract, there needs to be offer, acceptance, consideration, and intention to create legal relations, capacity to contract and the final contract (Open University, 2016). Consideration in contract law, is an exchange of something of value between two or more parties in a contract. Each party in a contract must be a promisor and a promisee....   [tags: Contract, Common law, Contract law]

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Similarities And Differences Between Chimpanzees And Chimpanzees

- Introduction: Common chimpanzees are a specie of the apes and the evidence shown in their traits show that they are related to humans. Chimpanzees are covered in black hair except for their faces, ears, palms of their hands, and the soles of their feet. Both males and females chimps have a white beard and young chimps may have a whiter complexion compared to the older chimps. As the males and females chimps age, their forehead is often bald and their back becomes gray. The size and appearance of chimpanzees can vary, but male chimpanzees are often larger than the females....   [tags: Human, Chimpanzee, Common Chimpanzee, Hominidae]

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The Issue Of Jury Nullification

- Alright, let 's do this. Burdens: Let 's start by establishing these. We have equal burdens. It is my burden to show that the usage of jury nullification, on the whole, presents a net detriment. It is Pro 's burden to show the opposite. Thus, it is not my burden to present a case that seeks to end the right to jury nullification. So, as I 'm not seeking to end this right, the right itself isn 't up for discussion. I must only show that its usage is generally harmful to justice. Building on that, I also need not argue that jury nullification is harmful in all instances, just as it is not my opponent 's burden to show that every instance where jury nullification is used is beneficial to justi...   [tags: Law, Jury, Justice, Common law]

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Common Diseases of Dogs and Cows

- Contents Introduction 2 Diseases in Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) 3 Parvovirus 3 Hookworm 3 Fleas 4 Diseases in Domestic Cattle (Bos Tauris) 4 Bovine Tuberculosis 4 Roundworm 4 Cattle Tick 5 Diseases of the Mountain Chicken (Leptodactylus fallax) 5 Chytrid Fungus 5 Metabolic Bone Disease 6 Diseases of the Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) 6 Avian Salmonellosis 6 Hyperkeratosis 7 Conclusion 7 References 8 Introduction This assessment will cover a range of diseases that affect dogs, cows, the superb starling and the mountain chicken....   [tags: Animal Diseases]

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Criminal Law Is Its Historical Contributors And Its Types And Purposes

- At first thought, we associate laws as prohibited activities and lawyers as people who have high quality suits and expensive brief cases. However, law is not nearly as simple as it appears to be on the surface. There has been no time within human civilization where law was not present. Implementation of laws can be recalled back to New Testament times in the Bible where murder was a condemned crime that would be punishable by death. Law is defined as the principles and regulations created by a community or some authority applicable to its people....   [tags: Law, Common law, Law of the United States, Justice]

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Sports Law : The Best Interest Of Athletic Directors

- Tort Law It is in the best interest of Athletic Directors and coaches to know how the rule of law pertains to athletics, physical education classes and recreation as our society today has become very litigious (Wolohan, 2013). In the case where a tort or wrongful act in which an injury occurred, whole departments, institutions, along with the individual who are in charge of oversight may be sued for negligence (Wolohan, 2013). In the past, it usually was just the individual who needed to be concerned....   [tags: Tort, Tort law, Common law, Defamation]

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The Doctrine Of Parliamentary Sovereignty

- The doctrine of Parliamentary sovereignty is one of the founding principles of the British legal system. A. V. Dicey states “Parliamentary sovereignty means … that Parliament … has the right to make or unmake any law of England as having a right to override or set aside the legislation of Parliament.” This means that Parliament’s power is unlimited, its validity cannot be questioned, and no one Parliament can bind its successor. It was stated in Madzimbamuto v Lardner-Burke [1969] by LJ Reid that there are no constitutional or legal mechanisms to prevent Parliament from acting morally or politically “highly improper .” In the case Costa v ENEL , the supremacy of EU law was established, and...   [tags: Human rights, Law, Common law, Council of Europe]

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