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confant Conflict of Passion and Reason in Sophocles' Antigone

- Conflict of Passion and Reason in Sophocles' Antigone "Ah Creon. Is there no man left in the world” (Sophocles page #). Greek theatre played a large role in Greece. The citizens were supposed to learn from the mistakes made in tragedies. The citizens should have learned what not to be like as a citizen or person. In Antigone, written by Sophocles, there are two main characters, Antigone and Creon. They are both strong willed and stubborn people. Both being unwilling to change, they both seal each other’s fate with their stubbornness, shortsightedness, extreme beliefs and their hubris....   [tags: Antigone essays]

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confant Pride and Conflict of Law in Sophocles' Antigone

- Antigone - Pride and Conflict of Law Sophocles' Antigone, in its later phases is no longer about the conflict of law; It is about stubbornness and self will, about the sin of refusing to listen; about a man who has never been told. Conflict of law, presents the initial disturbance within Thebes. Creon, King of Thebes, refuses to bury the body of Polynices, for in his eyes Polynices is 'his country's enemy' Antigone pg.131. Thus, despite breaking the laws of the gods, Creon holds his power higher than that of God and heavens and enforces his law....   [tags: Antigone essays]

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Nature of the Conflict in Sophocles' Antigone

- The Nature of the Conflict in Antigone       In “Sophocles’ Praise of Man and the Conflicts of the Antigone,” Charles Paul Segal explains the nature of the conflict between Antigone and Creon: The conflict between Creon and Antigone has its starting point in the problems of law and justice. At any rate, the difference is most explicitly formulated in these terms in Antigone’s great speech on the divine laws. . . . Against the limited and relative “decrees” of men she sets the eternal laws of Zeus, the “unwritten laws of the gods.” She couples her assertion of these absolute “laws” with her own resolute acceptance of death (460) (64)....   [tags: Antigone confant]

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Scott Conant A Well Know Chef

- Introduction: Scott Conant is a well known chef who is also a judge for the show Chopped. Conant has been cooking since he was 11 and he has opened many restaurants and written many cookbooks since he has graduated college. Educational Background: When Conant was 15, he enrolled in W.F. Kaynor Technical High School for culinary arts. After Conant graduated high school he attended the Culinary Institute of America. After graduating college, Scott has written several cookbooks and has opened many very popular, well-known restaurants....   [tags: the show chopped, cookbooks]

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Necessary Physical Contant in D.H. Lawrence's Women in Love and Plato's Symposium

- Necessary Physical Contant in D.H. Lawrence's Women in Love and Plato's Symposium D.H. Lawrence’s novel, Women in Love, presents a complex model of female-male and male-male relationships. Lawrence’s model relies heavily on a similar model presented in Plato’s Symposium. The difference between the two works lies in the mode of realization; that is, how one goes about achieving a ‘perfect’ love relationship with either sex. Lawrence concentrates on corporal fulfillment, characterized in his recurring reference to obtaining a “blood oath,” while Plato concentrates on a mental, or “divine” bond....   [tags: Lawrence Plato Relationships Love Essays]

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The Awakening By Kate Chopin

- The Awakening What is there to attempt when the consciousness of an insuperable conundrum is surfaced to realization. This topic is considered in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening in which a young woman, Edna, recognizes the social constraint that men generally had on women as a married mother herself. Despite her identification, continued attempts for liberation only ended in inexorable defeat. In contrast, the perception of an ongoing dilemma can sometimes conclude in the ultimate goal: positive change....   [tags: Suicide, Suicide methods, Depression]

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A Man Who Knew Balance: A Rags-to Riches Tale

- ... His employees had been known to work long shifts that severely fell short reasonable standards of sanitation. Moreover, their salaries were diminutive. It was a not rare for strikes to assemble in protest of the conditions that many laborers were forced to work under. One of the most noteworthy strikes was the Homestead Strike of 1892. During this time, the Carnegie Steel Company had been generated vast amounts of profit, and workers wages had increased accordingly for quite a while. Finally, Carnegie decided to make wage cuts in his steel mills in Homestead, Pennsylvania....   [tags: Andrew Carnagie]

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Integrating Science and Math Into The Classroom

- Introduction One of the main issues that a classroom teacher faces today deals with how to integrate subjects in the classroom while promoting learning for all. This paper will examine how a unit integrates science and mathematics in the classroom. We will also address how the 12 science processes can be use in the lesson. In addition, we will examine how the use of differentiation can be use in this unit to address the needs of all the students. This paper will also address how assessments promote student learning....   [tags: Education ]

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IMy Degree in Management Information Systems

- “Constant efforts, dedication, devotion and determination are the key to success” This principle I have followed in my career. Setting goals and striving hard to accomplish them has always been my strength in professional as well as personal life. I have always been amazed by computers, code –programs and was keen to understand the underlying meaning, gimmick, structure and pattern of how programs actually work. Learning about simple Foxpro programs, excel sheet formulae, C programs at an early age heightened my interest in computer programs....   [tags: statement of purpose, career choices]

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Paul Revere

- Paul Revere "One if by land, two if by sea"- the supposed famous words spoken by Paul Revere to Colonel William Conant, an American soldier stationed in the steeple of the North Church in Boston, waiting to send the signal of the proposed path of the British invasion on April 18, 1775 to Paul Revere. According to the legend, Paul Revere was to be placed across the Boston Bay from the North Church waiting for the signal from Colonel Conant. The Colonel was to hang one lantern in the steeple of the church if the British showed signs of an invasion on land, or display two lanterns in the spire if evidence existed a sea invasion by the British....   [tags: Papers]

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Children With Asperger 's Syndrome

- I would like to reflect upon the details concerning this study 's findings that children with Asperger 's syndrome grow-up with underdeveloped self-concepts of themselves and thus become immature adults emotionally and socially. There are three topics within the results which drew my attention in regards to the Asperger 's group: more spontaneous self-descriptions at level one and two, the relationship of an underdeveloped sense of distinction and continuity with the behavioral needs of routines and the difficulty in attaining the cultural aspirations of family, career and faith (Hare et al....   [tags: Asperger syndrome, Autism, Hans Asperger]

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Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and Sophocles' Oedipus the King

- Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and Sophocles' Oedipus the King      An overwhelming desire for personal contentment and unprecedented reputation can often result in a sickly twisted distortion of reality. In Sophocles' Oedipus the King, a man well-known for his intellect and wisdom finds himself blind to the truth of his life and his parentage. Arthur Miller's play, The Death of a Salesman, tells of a tragic character so wrapped up in his delusional world that reality and illusion fuse causing an internal explosion that leads to his undoing....   [tags: Salesman Miller Oedipus Sophocles Essays]

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Supernatural in Shakespeare's Macbeth - Witches and Macbeth

- The Witches and Macbeth       The belief in the existence and power of witches was widely believed in Shakespeare's day, as demonstrated by the European witch craze, during which an estimated nine million women were put to death for being perceived as witches (The Burning Times). The practice of witchcraft was seen to subvert the established order of religion and society, and hence was not tolerated. Witch hunting was a respectable, moral, and highly intellectual pursuit through much of the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries (Best )....   [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework]

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Essay on Tom's Escape in The Glass Menagerie

- Tom's Escape in The Glass Menagerie      In Tennessee Williams' play, The Glass Menagerie, each member of the Wingfield family has their own fantasy world in which they indulge themselves. Tom escaped temporarily from the fantasy world of Amanda and Laura by hanging out on the fire escape. Suffocating both emotionally and spiritually, Tom eventually sought a more permanent form of escape.   Tom supports his family despite his unhappiness of his world.  He tries to please Amanda by  being the sole supporter, but only gets rewarded by Amanda's constant nagging and suspicion.  Eventually Tom finds himself more like his father as he seeks adventure in the movies and hangs out on the fire es...   [tags: Glass Menagerie essays]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Against School ' By John Taylor Gatto

- Have you ever wondered if our education system has flaws. Well in the article “Against School” written by John Taylor Gatto, Gatto once a teacher explains how public education weakens the youth. He starts off the paper by saying how he taught for 30 years, went through a termination, and personally witnessed almost all of the schooling flaws. In Gatto’s article he lists very noticeable names, such as George W. Bush, George Washington, James Bryant Conant, and H.L Mencken to name a few. Having taught children for so long Gatto believes he has the expert rule in this subject....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, High school]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Against School ' By John Taylor Gatto

- John Taylor Gatto, who was a teacher at the public school for twenty-six years, and the writer of the essay “Against School” that first appeared in Harper’s magazine in 2001, censures and blames the American public school’s educational system in his argumentative essay with various convincible supporting ideas. Gatto argues that the demands of public education system’s schooling are essential problems in “Against School”. Gatto shows some positive examples of the educating without forced schooling and shows models of the ‘success without forced modern schooling’....   [tags: Education, Education in the United States]

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Apple At Campbell Soup : Organizational Perspective On Information Management

- Part 1: Describe how the decision to implement SAP at Campbell Soup reflects an organisational perspective on information management. Campbell Soup Company was put back on positive development track after implemented the SAP project in North American by the end of year in 2008. In 2001, Douglas Conant was named CEO with the difficult reality that Campbell was lagged behind its competitors such as Kraft and Nestle at that time, which had became more powerful by consolidating other small companies and realized that customers tended to more sensitive to health and price....   [tags: Management, Project management, Leadership]

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The Physics of Soccer

- Rolling Motion and Friction Suppose you kick a soccer ball without giving it any spin. Your foot, therefore, gives the ball an initial speed (v) and an initial angular speed of 0. Since grass is not frictionless, the ball initially slides across the field, then starts to rotate and, eventually, starts rolling without slipping. A soccer ball rolls without slipping when its center-of-mass speed equals its angular speed (around its center of mass). OK, now suppose you want to kick the ball so that it immediately starts rolling without slipping....   [tags: physics sport sports soccer football]

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The SAT Controversy

- The SAT Controversy 1) According to the video and the article, who and how was the SAT developed and for what purpose. The SAT, or as it was called in the beginning, the Scholastic Aptitude Test, had its debut in the late 1930’s. In 1933, a gentleman by the name of James Bryant Conant became the president of Harvard University. At the time he became president, only the elite in the area were admitted into Harvard. This distinct social group was all male, all white, all Protestant, most Episcopalian....   [tags: essays papers]

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Gay Rights

- Do you think homosexuals deserve the same rights we (straight people) do. People having homophobia, and people who discriminate against gays, make it very hard for homosexuals to live in peace. People all over the world have their different views on whether or not homosexuals should have rights, and with that many people who are mean, judgmental, and discriminate against homosexuals. Most homosexuals cannot be themselves and cannot “come out of the closet,” because of the mean actions that come from other people and communities around them....   [tags: Homosexual Rights, Homophobia, Gays]

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That Devious Spy: A Book Review on Roald Dahl’s Time as a British Spy

- ... He was also arrogant, idiosyncratic, and incorrigible, and probably the last person anyone would have considered reliable enough to be trusted with anything secret. Above all, however, Dahl was a survivor. When he got into trouble, he was shrewd enough to make himself useful to British intelligence, providing them with gossipy items that proved he had a nose for scandal and the writer's ear for damning detail. Already attached to the British air mission in Washington, he came equipped with the perfect cover story, and his easy wit and conspicuous charm guaranteed him entrée to the drawing rooms -- and bedrooms -- of the rich and powerful" (Conant 35-36)....   [tags: british intelligence, security]

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The Article ' Against School ' By John Taylor Gatto

- In the article “Against School”, John Taylor Gatto urges Americans to see the school system as it really is: testing facilities for young minds, with teachers who are pounding into student 's brains what society wants. Gatto first explains that he taught for 30 years at the best and worst schools in Manhattan. He claims to have firsthand experience of the boredom that students and teachers struggle with. Gatto believes that schooling is not necessary, and there are many successful people that were self-educated....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, High school]

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John Taylor Gatto 's Article ' Against School

- Most high school students can 't wait for their school year to be over because they feel exhausted by the seven long periods of classes and not to mention boredom. John Taylor Gatto, a former New York State Teacher of the Year wrote an article called "Against School." Gatto criticizes the school system for their inability to meet the students’ expectations and for putting limits on their ability to learn. The children feel neglected, and the teachers feel helpless because they have to work with students who are not interested in the materials they are given....   [tags: High school, Education, School, Teacher]

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Karen Hesse An American Author

- Karen Hesse An American Author A Look at the Life of Karen Hesse As children, we all had magnificent dreams and aspirations. Whether they were to walk on the moon or to discover a new plant species, dreams were the things that kept us going; kept us striving towards obtaining what we wanted. For Karen Hesse, many dreams came and went throughout her life, but the idea of becoming a published author was always instilled in her mind. Karen Hesse was born August 29, 1952 and was raised in Baltimore, Maryland....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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String Theory

- Special Relativity The speed of light is the speed limit for the universe. Light travels at the same speed regardless of relative position. When applied to Newtonian physics, it provided new relativistic formulas for motion. 4 Quantum Theory Hot objects emit electromagnetic radiation. If the energy carried off by radiation is added together, the total energy produced is calculated to be infinite. Max Planck deduced that if energy was emitted in discrete packets, quanta, it would be a finite quanity of energy....   [tags: physics]

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Cross-Cultural Studies of Learning and Memory

- MROL Project I – February 25, 2005 Focus: Cross-Cultural Studies of Learning and Memory Topic: Social and Cultural Differences in Learning Author: Zandria Introduction: The need to understand cultural differences is obvious today. Many societies are multicultural, and many people and organizations collaborate across different ethnic and cultural boundaries. It is important that a person can recognize other people's different ways of living and working and learning. The different experiences that one undergoes plays a large role in how one my acquire knowledge....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Marijuana: Friend to the Dying

- Marijuana: Friend to the Dying Peter is an AIDS patient. The violent nausea caused by the handfuls of pills he must take every day prevents anything he eats from staying down. Even the pill to calm the vomiting won't stay in his stomach long enough to take effect. He has lost nearly forty pounds and is unrecognizable, even to himself. He has given up on life, and he dreads each day because of the pain and the sorrow it brings. Now imagine there's a drug that may help Peter, a drug that helps him keep food down or even makes him hungry, a drug that helps him gain weight, a drug that gives him the hope that he will live long enough to see a cure, a drug that helps him accept what's ha...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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The Effect Of Reading, Writing, And Language Skills On Scientific Literacy

- Introduction This review summarizes the effects of reading, writing, and language skills on scientific literacy. To start, we will look at the value placed on scientific literacy in society which in turn would place value on this research. Next, we will describe the connection between reading/language skills and science literacy. We will also examine how the integration of these skills can influence literacy in the science field. Finally, the ways reading and language skills are incorporated into science classrooms will be reviewed as each source has different methods to bridge these two areas....   [tags: Scientific method, Science, Writing, Reading]

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Why Revere Is Known History As A National Folk Hero

- IntroductionPaul Revere is known history as a national “folk hero”. Revere is very much known to people for his famous ride to Lexington in 1775. His life was filled with an involvement in politics, industry, and community service (The Paul Revere House). Paul revere founded the patriot intelligence network on record, which is a boston bases group known as the “mechanics,” according to the Central Intelligence Agency (Paul Revere: A Brief Biography 2013). Revere was a veteran of the French and Indian war and led anti-British agitation after the Stamp Act passed in 1765....   [tags: Paul Revere, Boston, Samuel Adams]

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Atomic Bomb And Its Effects On The World War II

- Near the end of the Second World War, America and Japan continue to fight with no signs of surrender in sight from either side. President Truman warned the government of Japan that he would use weapons of mass destruction if there was not an end to the war, but they refused to surrender. The decision that Japan made to ignore President Truman left him with two choices; develop the atomic bomb or invade Japan with American forces and allies. After careful consideration, President Truman made the choice to develop and use the nuclear bombs as a way to end World War II....   [tags: Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki]

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The Expansion of the Military During the 1800's

- ... The Monroe Doctrine helped build transportation infrastructure and laid the foundation for America to become a world power. The Expansion of Military was a really important thing to the Americans back in the 1800’s. One of those things was the Army and Navy Journal which was created in 1863 by a man named William Conant Church who made it as a forum for officers interested in professionalism. After that journal, people said that it was a very good war reporting and that it caused people to make interesting articles on progress of war....   [tags: progressive, war, oversees]

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The Presence of Youth Cultures and Counter Cultures

- In the 1950's cars became very important, they were needed to go school, to shop, and to go to further cities, making families moving to suburbs become popular. Television and radios helped music become very known, and with lasting influences today, its strange not to consider where it all started. Something often overlooked in every historical generation, but with a big impact, are the teenagers. Youth culture refers to all of the norms, values, and practices recognized and shared by members of the adolescent society....   [tags: high schools, suburbs, television]

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Employee Engagement And Communication At The Workplace

- Employee engagement and communication in the work place leads to happy customers, more productive employees, a higher retention rate, and an overall increase in work place quality. A work place where employees actually want to work is very productive, and creates an enthusiastic environment which not only appeals to employees but to the customers as well. All of these aspects of business will lead to a successful, profitable business. The greater amount of employee engagement within a business will ultimately lead to happy customer and will positively affect the number of relationships a business successfully has with their customers....   [tags: Customer, Customer service, Employment, Engagement]

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Analysis Of President Lincoln 's Gettysburg Address

- An Analysis of President Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address” The initial proposition that President Lincoln indented in the Gettysburg Address was to follow through on the commitment of the Founding Fathers that all men are created equal. In the speech, Lincoln defines the importance of the original intent of the Founding Fathers to define all men as “equal”, which Lincoln was expanding in terms of the issue of slavery: "Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal” (Lincoln para.1)....   [tags: American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln]

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Evaluating Kuhn´s Theory of Scientific Development

- ... Kuhn claims that the new paradigm cannot build on the one that precedes it but can only supplant it. It therefore explains how Einstein's theory of relativity could challenge Newton's concepts of physics, Lavoisier's discovery of oxygen could erase earlier ideas about phlogiston, the imaginary element believed to cause combustion and also Galileo's supposed experiments with wood and lead balls dropped from the Leaning Tower of Pisa could banish the Aristotelian theory that bodies fell at a speed proportional to their weight (Kuhn, 1996)....   [tags: scientific revolution, theoretical anomalis]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Why is there number of people who do not accept same-sex marriage. These days countries that accept same-sex marriage are increasing, and the way of thinking of people change to good direction too. The main reason that people should accept is human rights. The human rights have to be respected. People are equal even though gay or lesbian, and people or countries should know and support them. In addition, people must accept same-sex marriage more. There are three reasons why people should accept same-sex marriage; it is equal for gay or lesbian to love someone, if gay or lesbian couples get marry they are recognized as a family not another person, and they can have children....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Family, Homosexuality]

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Medical Marijuana: A Natural Alternative

- Five year old Charlotte suffers from a rare genetic disorder. In her short life, she has had as many as 300 grand mal seizures in one week, she was confined to a wheel chair, has gone into cardiac arrest and could barely speak. Her doctors were at a loss as to what to do and out of ideas on how to help her. Her mother had heard of the treatment of seizures using cannabinoids, a chemical compound found in marijuana, and as a last resort at saving her little girl, she decided to give it a try. Only two years later Charlotte is almost completely seizure free....   [tags: cannabinoids, pros and cons of legalization]

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Legalizing Marijuana For Medical Purposes

- The issue over the legality of medical marijuana came to the fore once again with the passage of Proposition 215 in 1996, effectively making California the first state in the country to legalize marijuana for medical purposes (Bearman 1). Ten years later, the issue has gone even further in regard to the fact that marijuana is becoming legal medically and recreationally. Furthermore, states all over the country have been taking legalization into consideration; however, there is a very fine line between the federal and state government....   [tags: Cannabis, Legality of cannabis by country, Hashish]

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Under Pressure And Standardized Testing

- Under Pressure; Standardized Testing Edition Many educators across America are under scrutiny due to the scores of their students on standardized tests. Tests such as the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, better known as the STAAR test, have been created in line with current education legislation to attempt to complete with other countries all over the world. The trend of attempting to improve education is not a new concept, but using test scores currently trending; however many educators are starting to look for alternative solutions due to the negative impact seen over the past decade....   [tags: Standardized test, SAT]

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Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal

- Medical Marijuana Out of the entire 50 states in the United States, only a total of 23 states have determined medical marijuana legal (Hill). Medical marijuana has been an extremely controversial topic in the United States, especially with the increasing number of states legalizing marijuana for its recreational use. Although portions of the United States citizens detest the legalization of recreational marijuana, individuals can not deny the quantitative research and studies done that prove marijuana to have medicinal properties....   [tags: Medical cannabis, Cannabis, Cannabinoid receptor]

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Changes Of A Progressive Era

- Aggressive Change in a Progressive Era Throughout the Progressive Era, fundamental changes were made that altered the game of American capitalism. These reforms were made throughout the period and had a lasting impact that persists to the 21st century. Corporations became a dominating force that spread all over various economic sectors in America. Livingston and Martin J. Sklar, who wrote “The Corporate Reconstruction of Capitalism, 1890-1916”, both agree that the businessmen of the late 19th century and early 20th century actively sought out reform in order to protect their own interests and the interests of the public....   [tags: Capitalism, Economics, Trade union, Business]

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Respecting Diversity in Education

- Diversity of my organization’s members is respected by my principal’s diplomatic leadership style. For example, the teacher of the year is decided by staff member votes. Another way diversity is respected in our school is various committees determine activities, discipline, clubs, and curriculum approach. Teachers are selected to serve on a committee by years of experiences, expertise in a specific area, and by volunteering. Therefore, every teacher has an opportunity to have a voice in the decision making process....   [tags: diversity, teaching]

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Theory of Scientific Development

- Introduction The scientific revolution started in the 16th and 17th century with development of the scientific theories (Hatch, n.d.). These Scientific theories are detailed explanation of some aspect of the natural world, based on knowledge that has been repeatedly duplicated through observation and experimental procedures. The understanding or the attempt to understand the human’s perspective of the world through scientific theories is the birth to the philosophy of science (Okasha, 2002). Several perspectives of scientific theories have been postulated by many on the history and philosophy of science....   [tags: Science, Kuhn]

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The Salem Witch Trials

- ... The residents of the village of Salem have what they believe is definitive and irrefutable proof that someone is bewitching these children and perhaps even the town itself. For them the question is not if it is happening but who is doing it. This was on the tail end of the Witchcraft craze that was sweeping through Europe where thousands of women accused of witchcraft were put to death because they were believed to be agents of the Devil causing harm to others through supernatural means. The craze started in the 1300’s and ended in the late 1600’s.(Blumberg, 2007) Even though overseas this was winding down, local events caused it to flourish....   [tags: history of the New England colonies]

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Skilled Workforce Shortage

- “Despite the slow economy and rising unemployment, 30% of employers surveyed worldwide say they still face skilled-workforce shortages” (Katz 2008). Since this country went into a recession, many companies had to downsize by discharging a significant number of workers, consequently, forcing displaced workers to compete for lower level and lower paying positions. Certain industries are still trying to fill a large number of positions, despite the economic meltdown situation; sadly, many displaced workers may either obtain outdated skills or not have any skills to fill these new positions....   [tags: Employee Skills]

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The Wood Frog

- Description and Habitat The wood frog is part of the amphibian family and is nothing short of unique. It can range from 3.5 to 7.6 cm in length. Suggested by the name, it is a frog that is found mainly in wooded areas, lakes, forests and boggy land; however they can just about survive anywhere there is enough water available in the spring for breeding. The wood frog is the most widely distributed amphibian, mainly dispersed throughout the North American region, indicated by the image below. "It is found farther north than any other North American reptile or amphibian, and is the only frog found north of the Arctic Circle....   [tags: biology, habitat, amphibian family]

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Musical Theatre

- Girl Crazy (#14) The musical “Girl Crazy” was about a boy named Danny Churchill who lived in New York. His dad was worried about his way with women so he sent him to Custerville, AZ to get him away from them. Danny was to live on the family dude ranch called “The Buzzards.” On his way to AZ, Danny rode in a taxi. The driver’s name was Gieber Goldfarb. He was known for his very bad Yiddish jokes. He eventually fell in love with a woman named Patsy West, who was also a nosey telephone operator....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Marijuana As A Medicine

- If your every waking moment was consumed by pain and nausea, wouldn't you ask for medication. What if the only medication legally available would leave you unconscious or do nothing at all. If you were the one suffering, would you resort to the only treatment that allowed you to live normally even though it was illegal. Thousands of people across the country are forced to break the law to ease their pain. They have chosen marijuana over anything legally available because it has various medicinal properties that cannot be found anywhere else....   [tags: pro use of medical weed]

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Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein

- Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein [IPA 'l?dv?ç 'jo?z?f 'jo?hann 'v?tg?n?ta?n] (April 26, 1889 – April 29, 1951) was an Austrian philosopher who contributed several groundbreaking works to modern philosophy, primarily on the foundations of logic and the philosophy of language. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. [1] Although numerous collections from Wittgenstein's notebooks, papers, and lectures have been published since his death, he published only one philosophical book in his own lifetime — the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus in 1921, while studying at Trinity College, Cambridge, under the supervision of the philosopher Bertrand Russell....   [tags: essays research papers]

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John Gardner on Leadership

- John W. Gardner Introduction John W. Gardner born 1912, had a varied and productive career as an educator, public official, and political reformer. Gardner's belief in society's potential was his guiding force, but he was wary of the dangers of complacency and inaction. Perhaps best known as the founder of the lobby Common Cause, he was the author of several best-selling books on the themes of achieving personal and societal excellence. Biography Gardner's public career began with his employment in 1946 as a staff member at the Carnegie Corporation, a foundation dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge....   [tags: Biography Leadership Ideology Research Paper]

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Buy a Bride

- Buy a Bride In the mid-eighteen hundreds the first waves of Americans began heading west. They were in search of the American dream; their chance to live happily ever after. This first wave of settlers was for the most part, composed of miners looking to strike it rich. They exploited the mineral resources all over the west, wherever gold was found; the most famous places were in California, Colorado, and the Dakotas. The brave and adventurous men streamed over the continent in wagon trains or around it in ships in order to reach the west coast....   [tags: Marriage History Papers]

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Lydia Marie Child

- Lydia Marie Child Lydia Marie Child was born on February 11, 1802 and died on October 20, 1880. During her life she wrote in many forms and on various topics, but Lydia was more than just a writer. She wrote short stories, biographies, science fiction, serialized fiction, children’s literature, historical novels and antislavery literature (Karcher 6). She was also a journalist and a feminist, and wrote about the American Revolution and Native Americans. She helped Harriot Jacobson escape slavery, encouraged reform and was an abolitionist....   [tags: Research Papers]

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- Although WW II ended over 50 years ago there is still much discussion as to the events which ended the War in the Pacific. The primary event which historians attribute to this end are the use of atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Although the bombing of these cities did force the Japanese to surrender, many people today ask “Was the use of the atomic bomb necessary to end the war?” and more importantly “Why was the decision to use the bomb made?” Ronald Takaki examines these questions in his book Hiroshima....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Salem Witch Trials

- The year 1692 marked a major event in history in the town of Salem, Massachusetts. The Salem Witchcraft Trials still leaves this country with so many questions as to what happened in that small town. With all the documentation and accounts of the story, people are still wondering why 19 people died as a result of these trials. This paper will discuss the events leading up to the Salem Witch Trials and the events that took place during and after the trials, and the men and women who were killed or spent the remainder of their lives in jail....   [tags: History Salem Witch Trials]

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Control Change Process

- Crisis is simply change trying to take place. Understand how to maintain focus and control during change to view it as a healthy and positive step toward achieving your goals. Embrace change and use it to your advantage rather than letting it work to your disadvantage. Change is inevitable. Use it to your advantage, or let it work to your disadvantage. Brain Tracy There is a little poem, "Two men looked through prison bars. One saw the mud; the other saw the stars." The moral: You can improve your ability to deal with change by focusing your attention on the future and by seeing the glass as half-full rather than half-empty....   [tags: Business Management Corporate]

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