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The Counter Strike Global Offensive

- Counter Strike Global Offensive is a extremely popular competitive, tactical, team based first person shooter game developed by Valve Corporation. The game takes place between teams Counter Terrorists and Terrorists. Teams switch sides halfway through the game and here are five players on each team and they play to a maximum of 15 or 16 wins out of 30 rounds. Team terrorist wins by planting the bomb or eliminating all the Counter Terrorist while team Counter Terrorist wins by defusing the bomb or eliminating all terrorist players....   [tags: Terrorism, Counter-terrorism]

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Anonymous and Counter Culture

- “We are #Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget #ExpectUs #MillionMaskMarch #OpVendetta #UK”. That message is from the many tweets off of Twitter that the group Anonymous. That message has been one of their many slogans. In Anonymous’ case how do you have an all-encompassing slogan when you have no structure or hierarchy. When you are just a loosely aligned group of internet users how do you become an international group that is an example of an alienated counter-culture Anonymous is many things....   [tags: hackers, counter-culture, alienation]

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The Vietnam Counter-Culture

- For some it was all about knowledge and enlightenment. For others it was the drive to show that they were not puppets under the marionette master. But for the masses, it was just what the other kids were doing. Yet, when it really all came down to it, regardless of what they were representing, the youth counter-culture of the 1970’s was quite powerful. Who would have thought that the youth who in all previous wars had heeded their parents call now rejected and abandoned their ideals and almost formed their own sect in the political spectrum....   [tags: youth counter-culture of the 70’s]

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The Role Of Counterintelligence On Counter Terrorism On The United States

- Counterintelligence is defined by the “Executive Order 12333 as information gathered and activities conducted to identify, deceive, disrupt or protect against espionage and other activities carried out by foreign states or non state actors” (Lowenthal, 2011, pg. 163). Legally counter intelligence actions are to be documented support for using deceptive actions (Moravej &Diaz, 2007). Counterintelligence to fight terrorism has been in strong effect post the 9/11 attacks. In fact, the agencies that deal with such issues have increased in size, resources and funding....   [tags: Terrorism, Counter-terrorism]

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Counter Culture Is Only A Commodity Or Not

- There are a few number of people that believes counter culture does not exists anymore. They claim that it is now merely a commodity that can be bought and sold like any other product. Some others disagree. Personally, I agree with the former group. This piece of writing will analyse this statement of whether counter culture is only a commodity or not. First I’m going to explain how counter culture starts and what is consumerism. Then I’m going to analyse how it is commodified and the connection between consumerism....   [tags: Punk rock, Punk subculture, Rock music]

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The Counter Reformation And The Protestant Reformation

- The Counter-Reformation was a movement that took place in the Roman Catholic Church around the 16th century. The Counter-Reformation was a response to the Protestant Reformation to reestablish the power and popularity of the Roman Catholic church. After the Protestant Reformation, The Catholic Church was condemned due to the many complaints of corruption and scandals such as absenteeism and indulgences. The overall image of the catholic church was being tarnished due to priests and popes abusing their power....   [tags: Protestant Reformation, Catholic Church, Pope]

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Woodstock: The Rise of the Counter Culture

- Along with the peak of several movements music began to reach a point of climax. Rock specifically began to flourish in the 1960’s, while expressing the voice of the liberated generation. It is the power of such trends that overall lead to what is known as the greatest music festival of all time: Woodstock Music and Art Fair. The festival started on August 15, 1969 on Max Yasgur’s farm in Bethel, New York. Appealing to the time period, Woodstock was designed to be Three Days of Peace and Music. However, many argue that it was more than just a musical art fair of peace, but a historically significant event that shifted American culture....   [tags: peace movement, music, hippie festival]

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The Persuasion of The Counter Reformation

- A picture is worth a thousand words. In the 17th century, the Baroque period became one of the most prominent art styles in the Western world (Sayre 309). The Baroque is stylistically complex, and even contradictory, as an example would be using both light and darkness to add more drama to the artwork. The term itself is complex and contradictory as well, as Baroque derived from the Portuguese “Barocco”, which means misshapen pearl (Baroque Passions). The reason why the Baroque style developed was due to the Catholic Church trying to regain its followers and believers from the Protestant Reformation....   [tags: Baroque Period, Western World, Style]

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Counter Storytelling, By People Of Color

- Counter-storytelling is a prominent tenet of CRT. It is a means of “exposing and critiquing normalized dialogues that perpetuate racial stereotypes…counter-storytelling help(s) us understand what life is like for others, and invites the reader into a new and unfamiliar world” (DeCuir and Dixson, 2004, p. 27). Researchers can use CRT as a tool to analyze and critique counter-stories told by people of color. Malcolm and Barbara, two African-American students at Wells Academy high school, are active in school activities....   [tags: Racism, Race, White privilege, Sociology]

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The Counter Reformation and Catholic Mass

- Rising nationalism, the Western Schism, and even new philosophies arising from the renaissance were contributing factors. But on October 31, 1517 every event prior seemed less significant. On this date, Martin Luther nailed a paper listing ninety-five theses, all magnifying problems within the Catholic Church. This was the birth of the protestant reformation, a major blow to the Catholic Church and her followers. This drove the church to make many in-house adjustments, from religious orders to political influences of the church, reworking the framework of the traditional Mass itself and even restructuring many in house positions....   [tags: Nationalism, Western Schism, Philosophies]

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Iraq: the War of Counter Justification

- Iraq: the War of Counter Justification US History II A war incited by, and founded on fear. Fear provoked not by a direct threat issued by Iraq, but by the potential danger of it. One of the major sparks of this fear being the 9/11 attacks, which the US government used to initially rally support for an invasion—later found to have no connection with Iraq or its president, Saddam Hussein. Although domestic support was initially high from claims made by the United States government, Operation Iraqi Freedom was unjustified for it violated the six strict criteria for the justification for war: Jus Ad Bellum....   [tags: Terrorist Attacks, American History, International]

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Planning For Counter The Ied Threat

- MDMP, PLANNING TO COUNTER THE IED THREAT Leaders today need to have an appreciation for the operation process, understand a situation, envision a desired future, and to lay out an approach that will achieve that future (Flynn & Schrankel, 2013). Plans need to be created that can be modified to changes in any factors considered. However, plans should not be dependent on specific information being precise or that require things to go exactly according to schedule. Instead, the staff NCO should be flexible where they can and always be prepared for the unexpected....   [tags: Risk, Decision making, Decision theory]

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Hacking and Digital Counter Culture

- Hacking and Digital Counter Culture Hacking was first introduced as a new way to embrace and utilize computer technology. Many of the hackers then saw the technology as a way to demonstrate their independence and aims to share this to the public and they used the computer to achieve this. In the last couple of years however, hacking has been given a new connotation. It became connected with criminal and illegal activities which is totally different from what the hackers had in mind when they initially used and created new technologies....   [tags: technology, computer crimes]

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Amazon 's A Counter Argument

- Counter Argument In its motion to dismiss the case, there are a few points that Amazon could have disputed, including its previous adjustments to the in-app charging system and parental responsibilities of monitoring and protecting children’s online activity. Amazon’s Previous Precautionary Measures When in-app purchases were first introduced to the Amazon Appstore, there were no password requirements on in-app charges, including children’s games and other apps (Federal Trade Commission, 2014)....   [tags: Privacy, Internet privacy, Privacy policy]

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U.S. Constitution: Counter Revolutionary?

- The purpose of a revolution is to bring forth change in government and political standing. There has been revolutions happening throughout the course of history. The opposite of a revolution is a counter-revolution. A counter-revolution is revolution against a government recently established by a previous revolution. One particular culprit to the counter revolution is the United States' Constitution. This document is debated to be counter-revolutionary while still keeping the fundamental principles of the American Revolution alive....   [tags: American Revolution, Freedom]

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Army Counter Intelligence Division

- There are many federally funded programs that deal with crime and the prevention of crime. We have all heard of the CIA the FBI, DEA and others, but some that have a very well-funded and all including presence is the counter intelligence divisions of the United States military. The Military CID or Counter intelligence Division work with each other in depth and deal with real time missions at hand that protect the troops in war zones and are an integral part of the federal government’s ability to track and counter any and all terrorist and criminal threats that threaten the stability of the United States and its people....   [tags: Intelligence]

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9/11 and Counter Terrorism

- This assignment is requesting information on domestic counterterrorism, major errors that were made, my personal take on 9/11, and if there is anything we can do to prevent future attacks. Should the attacks of 9/11 have been prevented. My personal thought is no. Let me explain, to prevent the 9/11 attack we need to go back to 1998. Before 9/11 there “was no credible Anti-Terrorist Strategy until 9/11. This should have been in place after the first bombing of the World Trade Centre by Islamic radicals and the attacks on the U.S....   [tags: american history, attack, american soil]

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The Counter-Insurgency Strategy

- “The hearts and mind (HAM) theory is identified as winning the hearts and minds of the population which is a technique based on the implementation of the counter-insurgency (COIN) strategy of persuading the population to support the government and reject the insurgents.” The counter-insurgency (COIN) strategy as outlined by President Obama and General Petraeus’s most closely embrace is the heart and minds (HAM) theory. President Obama speech identified the United States strategic approach with Afghanistan in three elements....   [tags: Sociology]

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Counter Terrorism Unit

- Introduction *Note: information concerning the formation of the CTU is fictional Terrorism is one of the greatest concerns of the 21st century. It is a method that has been embraced by many groups with many different ideologies. It has the potential of causing major devastation, especially with the specter of acts of nuclear, biological, and chemical terrorism. There have been many references by both the media and politicians to a “War on Terror,” and if we are to characterize this as a war, it is a war with an ill-defined and changing enemy, no front lines, and a war that is fraught with moral dilemmas....   [tags: Fighting Terrorism]

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Deadly Trend: Over The Counter Drugs

- Back then, cough medicine or painkillers were used to treat the common cold. Now in days they are being used particularly different which contradicts its initial use. More and more teens are abusing over the counter medicine, otherwise known as OTC drugs to try to achieve that “high” effect. “Many of these products are widely available and can be purchased at supermarkets, drugstores, and convenience stores. Many OTC drugs that are intended to treat headaches, sinus pressure, or cold/flu symptoms contain the active ingredient dextromethorphan (DXM) and are the ones that teens are using to get high” (“Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse”)....   [tags: Cardio Depressants, Public Awareness]

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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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The Lunch Counter Gossip By Ann And Jeff

- The lunch counter gossip about Ann and Jeff elicit strong responses of jealousy, frustration, and amusement from the patrons and staff, but we do not find the same emotions from the couple as the camera dissolves into the California mountainside. The camera pans from our protagonist walking along the banks of the lake to his girl deftly nestling herself into the roots of a tree. She passively steers the conversation towards family, about her parents and the creation of her own family with Jeff. Only the sweet aroma of love permeates the scene, but the moment suggests their relationship is legitimatized by a desire to follow the normalcy and build a home and family....   [tags: Sociology, Family]

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Feminism, The Taliban, And Politics Of Counter Insurgency

- In “Feminism, the Taliban, and Politics of Counter insurgency”, Hirschkind; focuses on the awful conditions that raised from the Taliban rule that America played a role in, in addition, to prejudice that arises from Islamic fundamentalism. The article opens with focusing on feminist groups advocating for Afghan women’s rights under the regime of the Taliban. In 1979, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan and occupied it. The United States funded the mujahedeen and other extremist groups to fight the Soviets....   [tags: Islam, Qur'an, Muslim, Al-Qaeda]

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Over-the-counter Access to Emergency Contraception

- Background Over the past 10-15 years, over-the-counter access to emergency contraception has been a highly debated issue, both scientifically and politically. The FDA first approved plan B, or levonorgestrel, in 1999 for the use in emergency contraception up to 72 hours after unprotected intercourse. The use of this product would help to reduce the occurrence of unintended pregnancies in the United States, which is much higher than other similarly developed nations. When first introduced to the market, it was available by prescription only....   [tags: medicine, age restriction]

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The Information Technology behind Counter-Terrorism

- The Information Technology behind Counter-Terrorism The information technology behind counter-terrorism saves American lives. In the weeks after 9/11, President Bush authorized the National Security Agency (NSA) to conduct plethora of surveillance activities inside the United States, which had been barred by law and agency policy for decades prior. When the NSA’s spying program was first brought to public knowledge by the New York Times in 2005, President Bush admitted a small aspect of the program—what the administration labeled the terrorist surveillance program—in which the NSA monitored, without warrants, the communications of between 500-1000 people inside the US with suspected conne...   [tags: lives, surveillance, policy]

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The Counter Culture of the 1920's

- The counter culture of the 1920’s has affected the way the American lifestyle is today. Counter culture is a culture that primarily consists of younger people, with values and lifestyles opposing those of the original established culture. ( A need for change. The 1920’s are also known as the “Jazz Age,” which was coined by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and the “Roaring Twenties.” It was a decade of change. (Hakim, 41) The counterculture of the 1920’s resulted from the Age of Jazz, Flappers, and the Harlem Renaissance....   [tags: essays research papers]

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LSD and The Counter Culture Movement

- LSD and The Counter Culture Movement      Our brain is an underutilized biocomputer, containing billions of unaccessed neurons. The normal consciousness that we deal with everyday is only one drop in an ocean of intelligence. For thousands of years, man experimented with the fruits of nature with the hope of finding the key to our unconscience. These fruits were revered by man as gifts from the Gods, that allowed us to find a new spiritual and philosophic connection with God. But in the last 40 years there has been huge opposition to these mind-expanding tools....   [tags: Drugs Neorology Drug Essays]

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Into Battle by Julian Grenfell and Counter Atak by Siegfried Sassoon

- ... The word choice like “warm with spring,” and “sunny breeze,” is not often used to describe the lifestyle of war. Grenfell uses his words to encourage the new soldiers and to change their thought process into one that can handle the gruesome realities of war. “Counter-Attack” describes dawn in the trenches by saying “a face with blinking eyes,” a more realistic way of describing a morning in the trenches. The soldier has made it to another day but he does not know how to think about that. He survived, but for what, only to live through another day in hell....   [tags: politely disgusting, poetry analysis]

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The Pros and Cons of Over the Counter Birth Control Pills

- Modern birth control pills were approved by the FDA in the 1960s. This was heralded as a women’s revolution. No longer were they required to use sponges, diaphragms or condoms. Birth control pills gave women the right to be in charge of their own conception or lack thereof. This technological advance helped spur the sexual revolution of the late 1960s. However, women are still required to see their doctor on a regular basis for continued prescriptions. Since the safety of oral contraceptives has been touted and well established, why then is it not sold over History For centuries women have tried many means to prevent pregnancy....   [tags: Contraception, Birth Control Essays]

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Over Done Imagery During The Counter-Culture Movement

- Psychedelic posters were not the first time that the world was fascinated by unintentional artwork. Earlier, during the nineteenth century the world was swept up by posters plastered across cities that advertising everything from magical remedies to bicycle bells. The posters created by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec transported even the most poverty-stricken folk to faraway places, but as the belle époque gave way to a much harsher reality that would become littered with wars and social unrest, the beautiful poster eventually become a forgotten art....   [tags: psychedelic posters, hippie]

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Raising the Minimum Wage: A Counter-Intuitive Solution

- ... In addition, a strong example of this could be seen in July of 2013 when the city of Washington, D.C. talked about raising their minimum wage, and Walmart strongly disapproved of this. Walmart, considering setting up shop in D.C., threatened to abandon its presence in D.C., should the minimum wage be raised (Tull). As a result, DC missed out on a chance to gain several jobs for its people, but this did not occur because of a minimum wage increase. Basically, supporting the raising of the minimum wage as a result of poverty is incomparable to the amount of jobs that would be lost as a result of an increase....   [tags: government, businesses]

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"Bean Counter": Analysis of Television Commercial for Apple

- Successful product advertisement relies upon the use of images and ideas that are easily recognizable by modern audiences and express a common point of view. Companies often use cultural stereotypes, exaggerated characters, and iconic representations of larger social groups to quickly and effectively portray a message about their product and the type of people who use it. Apple, the makers of Macintosh computers and electronics, use familiar stereotypes of computer users to appeal to their target demographic and increase the appeal of the items they are trying to sell....   [tags: advertising, technology]

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Something Tomorrow Is An Autobiography And Counter History Of Indigenous Life

- The book Maybe Tomorrow represents an autobiography and counter-history of Indigenous life and can be used as a tool to learn from the past by listening to Indigenous people’s stories. Through education and story telling, Australians are able to learn by simply listening to the story of Indigenous Australians. When we listen, we educate ourselves about issues of racism that are prevalent in Australia and we then understand the steps that need to be taken to change the way things are. According to the dictionary, an autobiography is defined as “an account of a person’s life written or otherwise recorded by that person” (Autobiography, N.D)....   [tags: Indigenous Australians, Indigenous peoples]

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Exploring Counter-arguments to Beck's Theory of Individualization

- In a world of increasing globalisation, contemporary society experiences change at a rate so rapid that it is essential that one becomes easily adaptable to keep up and survive. Such unprecedented speed of transformation thus affects and challenges how institutions work, and more importantly (for the scope of this essay) how we perceive ourselves. Ulrich Beck is a contemporary sociologist whose work examines this changing relationship between the modernisation of self and society. He speaks of the concept of a second modernity and how the shift from the first to this current epoch of second modernity has produced changes in social structures thus resulting in the concepts of reflexive modern...   [tags: selfhood in contemporary society]

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The UK Government’s Principal Counter-Terrorism Strategy

- 1.1 Introduction CONTEST is the UK government’s principal counter-terrorism strategy whose purpose is to reduce ‘the risks to the United Kingdom ... from terrorism, so that people can go about their lives freely and with confidence (Contest, 2011, Heath‐Kelly, 2012). This strategy has four principal workstreams. Pursue (Contest, 2011, 44p), Prevent (Contest, 2011, 58), Protect (Contest, 2011, 78p) and Prepare, 2011, 92p), also referred to as the four P’s (Santamato, Beumler, 2013). This thesis focuses primarily on Prevent, a policy which aims to ‘stop people from becoming terrorist or supporting terrorism (Aly, 2013) and argues that the innovative inclusion of Prevent within the already e...   [tags: terrorism, uk security, contest]

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Pollution Essay: Forests Counter-Act Global Warming

- An important ecosystem service provided by forests is the ability to counter-act the effects of global warming. Carbon dioxide, a contributing factor to global warming, is taken up by the plants and vegetation contained in forests through photosynthesis and the resulting carbon is stored in both living and dead plant biomass. This process, known as carbon sequestration, greatly reduces the potential for global climate change (IPCC 2001). Forest cover also affects the albedo, that is, the proportion of incident solar radiation that is reflected by the earths surface....   [tags: Environment, Climate Change]

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Facism and the Counter-Enlightenment

- Facism and the Counter-Enlightenment One of the primary ideas of the counter-enlightenment is its attack of reason. The leaders of the counter-enlightenment argued that humans are not rational beings, and we are separated by our difference. The leaders were against all types of people coming together as one. This would probably explain their hatred for communism. Most were against women and other minorities. They looked at race and gender as means of inferiority. To some groups, the people who were considered superior of races and sex were European men....   [tags: Papers]

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Transference and Counter Transference

- Transference and counter transference is one of most important aspects of treatment between patient and practitioner. In a clinical setting we do not always have the opportunity to have consecutive treatments with the same patient and as a result may not be able to acknowledge or notice these occurrences. It is not often that I have the opportunity to see a patient on a regular basis or even twice for that matter. As a result, it is not possible for me to notice or recognize any transference that the patient my have towards me....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Causes of the Counter-Culture

- Causes of the Counter-Culture As the 1950’s rolled along and the 1960’s came into effect, the world was thrown into a topspin that would soon define every generation of youths. As the trends changed and the music got more complex a deeper metamorphosis was taking place inside every city and every person. To develop a counterculture in the 1960’s there had to be new ideas circulating that were counter-norm. These ideas were not developed right away for any one reason, though....   [tags: Papers]

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Counter-Terrorism Strategy

- Counter-terrorism strategy has been a key issue since September 11, 2001. Daniel Byman posits, “Most elements of counter-terrorism strategy address one of two different goals: disrupting the group itself, and its operations; or changing the overall environment to defuse the group’s anger or make it harder to raise money or attract recruits” (pg. 121). However, there are some fundamental flaws concerning these simplistic, straightforward approaches. Byman analyzes seven strategic options to combat terrorism; “Unilateral, multilateral action, containment, defense, diversion, delegitimation, and transforming terrorist breeding ground” (pg....   [tags: terrorism, United States]

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Counter-Culture in the 1950's

- The 1950s saw a period of extensive contentment within postwar America. A majority of the population adapted to the modern suburban lifestyle that emerged within this time period. They bought houses, started families, got steady jobs, and watched the television while complacently submitting to the government. Although fairly monotonous, this sort of lifestyle was safe and secure – many Americans were ready to sacrifice individuality for a sense of comfort. There was a minority, however, that did not quite accept this conservative conformity that had swept across the nation; some of these people took the shape of artists and writers....   [tags: American History]

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Counter Strike

- In 1997, a group of college kids gave birth to something that would become a world renowned phenomenon, Counter-Strike. Counter-Strike is an online, team based, first person shooter. In this game, the two teams (terrorists and counter-terrorists) face off against one another using various team-specific weapons and attempt to gain victory by completing team specific objectives. The counter-terrorists must rescue hostages, protect V.I.P.’s, and protect bomb sites from the terrorists. While the terrorists must prevent the rescuing of hostages, assassinate V.I.P.’s, and destroy bomb sites....   [tags: Video Game]

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Counter Narcotics

- Counter Narcotics One of the biggest problems in the United States today is the widespread use of narcotics. Currently, the United States has a very stern policy regarding the use, distribution, and trafficking of drugs. However, it is clear that the current U.S. policy is failing, and the supply of illegal drugs as well as the demand is increasing. The U.S. government has focused for years on dealing with the demand aspect of this issue. Through government programs directed towards education and national awareness of the harm that drugs cause, the government has been attempting to severely reduce the demand for narcotics....   [tags: Papers]

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Understanding Counter Reformation

- In order to understand the Counter Reformation one must consider the political factors and motivators behind them as well as the belief factors when examining clashes with the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church during 16th century experienced a reformation that was both politically and belief driven. The Catholic Reformation also known as the Counter Reformation allowed the church to clearly define its position, eliminate unchristian practices and examine its role in world. This paper will address the political motivators of the Counter Reformation, the unchristian practices that fueled corruption and the clearly defined religious concerns of reformers....   [tags: Catholic Church Political Reformation Essays]

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American Counter Culture

- American Counter Culture The Counter Culture Life in America has been molded by many factors including those of the hippie movement in the Sixties. With the development of new technology, a war against Communism, and an internal war against racial injustice, a change in America was sure to happen. As the children of the baby boom became young adults, they found far more discontent with the world around them. This lead to a subculture labeled as hippies, that as time went one merged into a mass society all its own....   [tags: Hippies Essays Papers]

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Investigation Into Counter-culture

- ( synopsis), will it be the sixties the 20th century, U.S.A. protest movement that relied mainly on youth happened by society, the sport involved each field, such as society and politics, culture,etc., Influence it so far. Tentatively this resist movement movement against culture of referredding to as this text. This text pass give an oral account method of history, it combines documents and materials as much as a large amount of resist origin of sport probe into to this. Draw the conclusion and think , except that racial discrimination, the Vietnam War,etc....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Affirmative Action: A Counter Productive Policy

- By definition, racism is the discrimination of prejudice against race. Discrimination, by definition, is treatment or consideration based on class or category rather than on individual merit. In 1961, when President John F. Kennedy issued Executive Order 10.925, he was indicating that individual businessmen should take affirmative action to ensure applicants and employees are treated “without regard to their race, creed, color, or national origin.” His executive order implied equal access and nothing else....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Challenges for US Counter-terrorism Efforts

- Challenges for US Counter-terrorism Efforts   As a direct consequence of September 11, a number of substantial challenges lie ahead in the area of counter-terrorism..   The most prominent of these is the changing nature of the terrorism phenomenon.  In past years, when terrorism was largely the product of direct state sponsorship, policymakers were able to diminish prospects for the United States becoming a target using a combination of diplomatic and military instruments to deter potential state sponsors.  Today, however, many terrorist organizations and individuals act independently from former and present state sponsors, shifting to other sources of support, including the development...   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Chinese Counter Terrorism Policy : A Successful Geospatial Intelligence Analyst With The Ago

- I possess the necessarily skills and capabilities required to be a successful geospatial intelligence analyst with the AGO. Analytical skills are fundamental this position – skills I possess and have practiced in a variety of settings. Of particularly relevance is my academic experience, first with my Bachelor of Arts and then my Masters of Counter-Terrorism Studies. I exercised my analytical ability constantly and at a high-level; for example, these skills were essential in interpreting data for a major piece of original research during my master’s thesis....   [tags: Research, Research methods, Sales, Writing]

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1960's Counter-Culture in Anne Moody's The Coming of Age in Mississippi

- The counter-culture movement of the 1960s was a reaction caused by the historical amnesia from the 1950s. The historical amnesia was created to deny the racial acts of the 1950s. Because the United States began the number one world power after World War II, America needed to have a “free” image to the world. Thus, the white American public suppressed the present acts of racism by imposing an atmosphere of a peace; otherwise America would be seen as a hypocritical government, for it condemned to racial acts of Nazi Germany....   [tags: racism, discrimination, prejudice]

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Do You Think that All Sub/Counter Cultures Have a Right to Exist?

- Many cultures coming from history experiences have their own set of rules to obey by and I think these beliefs are correct to them. In my opinion I would like for all good cultures to exist, many people think of cultures as an organization but it can be a good thing and not something of waste. Today in modern society one will assume that cultures are a waste of time and that is completely understandable because the technology of today can do wonders. Cultures would not make that much of a difference compared to fifty years ago so it really comes down to the state of society....   [tags: Heaven's gate, nudist camps]

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Ads/Promotions of 2nd Generation Over the Counter Non-Sedating Antihistamines

- The ads/promotions I have chosen to discuss are 2nd generation over the counter non-sedating antihistamines for the relief of seasonal or perennial allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is broken down into two types, seasonal or perennial. Seasonal allergic rhinitis occur in spring, summer and/or early fall due to increased levels of pollen from trees, grasses, or weeds, and or growth of mold spores. Perennial allergic rhinitis causes year-round symptoms with the culprit generally being sensitivity to dust mites in the home, animal dander from household pets, and cockroaches and/or mold spores found within the home or office....   [tags: marketing campaigns]

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Over the Counter Drugs and Case Study: Iphones and Pepsid AC

- What is the value that consumers seek and that Pepcid AC can offer to them. The OTC (over the counter) market has been expanding rapidly as consumers have become more inclined to diagnose and self-treat themselves in recent years. If consumers do not think that they are having a serious digestive problem, they tend to rely on taking OTC antacids to relieve symptoms as they occurred. The antacids provide a quick relief to consumers by neutralizing acid in the stomach. According to the studies consumers mostly associate these symptoms with overeating, overdrinking, eating the wrong foods, and stress....   [tags: Antacids, Medicine]

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Cultural Symbols Depicted in Apple's Television Commercial, Entitled "Bean Counter"

- When one tries to appeal to another, they must communicate in terms the other party understands or identifies with. In the context of advertising, this concept is crucial to maximize the allure of the product sold. Since marketers have a limited amount time in the span of a televised commercial, they must rely on shortcuts to convey their message quickly and efficiently. These shortcuts are in the form of stereotypes and common associations that allow the audience to understand the idea being portrayed....   [tags: advertising, marketing, computers]

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1960's Counter Culture and its Saga

- 1960's Counter Culture and its Saga After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, America's hope for Camelot fades and life began to look a little more complicated. Congress deemed President Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" implausible as Johnson backed the country into a war that was not ours. Then, while many Americans began to realize that the War in Vietnam could not be won, there was major public outcry about ending our involvement in a war for the first time in the country's history....   [tags: Sixties Culture USA History Essays]

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Permanent Impact Of The Counter-Culture On Today's American Society

- "What is not illusionary is the reality of a new culture of opposition. It grows out of the disintegration of the old forms, vinyl and aerosol institutions that carry all the inane and destructive values of privatism; competition, commercialism, profitability and elitism…It's not a "youth thing" by now but a generational event; chronological age is the only current phase". The previous quote was written by Andrew Kopkind in Rolling Stone on the Woodstock festival observing that a new culture was immersing from the roots of the adult American life (1960's 198)....   [tags: American Culture]

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The Use of Religion in Paintings during the Counter-Reformation

- Symbolism: The Way to Get Your Point Across “Baroque: Dominant style in western European art and architecture from late 16thC [entury] to mid- 18thC [entury]. Started in Rome, with the reassertion of Roman Catholicism in the Counter-Reformation. and then spread to northern Italy and other parts of Europe” as defined by a website containing nothing but art terms, is the time period that I chose to analyze how religion was used through paintings as ammunition for the Counter-Reformation. The Counter Reformation was a movement within the Catholic Church to reform itself in the midst of the Protestant Reformation....   [tags: Religious Art Artwork Catholic]

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Paleys Arguement From Design, And Humes Counter-analogy

- Hume’s counter-analogy does not succeed in undermining Paley’s argument from design. Paley clearly explains to his reader that humans are so complicated that we must have been made by a designer. Hume argues that since the universe is not a human art, and is more like an animal, it does not need a designer. Paley argues that the complexity and functionality of a watch clearly shows that it was made by a designer. Animals are also complex and functional, therefore, Hume does not change the argument adequately enough to effectively counter it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Europe after the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter Reformation

- Europe after the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter Reformation The period immediately following the Protestant reformation and the Catholic counter reformation, was full of conflict and war. The entire continent of Europe and all of it's classes of society were affected by the destruction and flaring tempers of the period. In the Netherlands, the Protestants and the Catholics were at eachother’s throats. In France it was the Guise family versus the Bourbons. In Bohemia, the religious and political structures caused total havoc for over thirty years; and in England, the Presbyterians thought that the English Anglican Church too closely resembled the Roman Catholic Church....   [tags: Papers]

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Border Security and Transatlantic Counter-Terrorism Measures

- Border Security and Transatlantic Counter-Terrorism Measures ABSTRACT: The United States and the European Union share common values, economic interests, and security challenges. The expansion of the European Union into the countries which were under the Soviet sphere of influence continues to complicate the internal border security of the European Union. Given the liberalization of trade within the EU and in turn into the US, the port and border security of each trading partner is connected in this global economy....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Should the Morning-After Pill be Available Over-the-Counter?

- Should the Morning-After Pill be Available Over-the-Counter. Last Tuesday, advisors to the Food and Drug administration voted to make the "morning-after" pill available over-the-counter (1). The FDA has not yet acted on this recommendation (1). The morning-after pill is the vernacular term for emergency contraception, specifically, two pills with the commercial name, "Plan B", which have the ability to inhibit and, depending on one's perspective, possibly to terminate unwanted pregnancies. The FDA approved the first version of the morning-after pill for prescription use in 1998 (1)....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Tips for Selecting a Double Sink Bathroom Vanity

- When it comes to selecting a double sink bathroom vanity, there are a few things to keep in mind. The advantages of a double sink vanity is that it offers an easy way to divide a bathroom counter top into a section for the husband and one for the wife or one section for parents and one for children. Also, the added counter space of a double sink vanity means that the bathroom will be more open and less cluttered thanks to the extra space. Determine the Proper Height for Your Double Sink Bathroom Vanity As you look to select your vanity, it is important to choose one that is the proper height for your family's needs....   [tags: Quality, Complementary, Counter]

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Online Community Policing Initiative Is More Effective At Countering Online Terrorism And Violent Extremism

- RESEARCH QUESTION This research studies the general New York City’s public opinion of online-community policing for combating terrorism and countering violent extremism on social media websites. Online-community policing of social-media can take the form of both the online presence of state-police as well as participatory user reporting of terrorists/extremists’ user-accounts and content. Each type of online-community policing initiative is distinct in both scope and importance. Each can complement one another in the cessation of online terrorism and violent extremism....   [tags: Terrorism, Counter-terrorism, Research]

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How Did You Prepare For Individual Students Differences When Planning This Lesson?

- How did you prepare for individual student differences when planning this lesson. I prepare for students differences in the lesson by thinking in all of the students learning level and styles. I develop a lesson that is easy for every student by making a PowerPoint. The information was presented with illustrations to take the student into period of time that the catholic reformation and Counter Reformation took place in. By doing this students could relate to the material easily. Additionally I effectively cover of all my students learning capabilities top, middle, and low student performers....   [tags: Education, Learning, Counter-Reformation]

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Overview of Intelligence Gathering for the Prevention of Terrorism

- Al-Qaeda is a global terrorist organization mainly composed of militant Islamists. The Organization was founded by the late Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan between August 1988 and late 1989, during the Soviet war in Afghanistan. The main aim of the organization was to unite Muslims in the fight against foreign influence and what they termed as Christian- Jewish union that was meant to destroy all Islam’s. As a result, this made the jihadists or the militant Islamists to start killing innocent civilians in the belief that it’s religiously sanctioned thus ignoring any aspect of the religious scripture which forbids killing....   [tags: War on Terror, Counter-Terrorism]

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The Targets Selection Of Lone Wolf Terrorism

- The Targets Selection of Lone Wolf Terrorism The lone wolf terrorism has gradually increased its frequency in recent year, and it often caused a serious consequence that people hard to bare. In Dr. Becker’s study, he pointed out that the victims of terrorist attack seem no specific relationship, nevertheless, it does have some hypothesis principle in the targets selection theory. Because of economic, emotional, psychological and other issues, the lone wolf terrorists hope their terrorist attacks can bring great social impact and revenge effect....   [tags: Terrorism, Counter-terrorism]

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Pharmaceutical industry in the United Kingdom

- INTRODUCTION Pharmaceutical industry in the United Kingdom The pharmaceutical industry in the United Kingdom directly employs around 72,000 people and in 2010 contributed £8.4 billion to the UK's GDP and invested a total of £3.9 billion in research and development. In 2007 exports of pharmaceutical products from the UK totalled £14.6 billion, creating a trade surplus in pharmaceutical products of £4.3 billion. The UK is home to GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca, respectively the world's fifth- and sixth-largest pharmaceutical companies measured by 2010 market share....   [tags: over-the-counter products, medicine]

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The Criminal Justice System After 9/11

- September 11, 2001 was one of the most devastating and horrific events in the United States history. Americans feeling of a secure nation had been broken. Over 3,000 people and more than 400 police officers and firefighters were killed during the attacks on The World Trade Center and the Pentagon; in New York City and Washington, D.C. Today the term terrorism is known as the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives (Birzer, Roberson)....   [tags: terrorist attacks, counter-terrorism]

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Terrorism And Its Achievements And Failures

- Introduction Terrorism is one of the major security concerns in America since 1837 (Infoplease, 2016). Although it has no definite form, people die from its commission and property get destroyed. Also, terrorism interferes with the economic, social, and political development of the state. The security threats that are posed by terrorism are a setback to the international community, which often shy away from engaging in business with America (Kerry, 2016). This paper seeks to discuss the steps taken by the government to counter terrorism, its achievements and failures, and make recommendations for reform....   [tags: Terrorism, Counter-terrorism, Security]

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Burning Man Remains True to its Core Values

- Burning Man, an annual event set during the week before Labor Day in the vast Nevada desert, started off small in 1986 as a celebration of the summer solstice. Since its inception as an exploration of a hybrid of modern life and ancient rituals, Burning Man has transformed into a massive, pseudo-utopian haven for all types of creative expression. With Burning Man’s explosion in popularity among almost every facet of the counter-culture movement, the festival has grown from a small group of like-minded people gathering together in the dessert to a full-blown event, akin in scale to Woodstock....   [tags: counter-culture movement]

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Causes and Effects of the Protestant Reformation

- What happens when people start to break away from the entity that bound an entire civilization together for over a thousand years. How does one go from unparalleled devotion to God to the exploration of what man could do. From absolute acceptance to intense scrutiny. Sheeple to independent thinkers. Like all revolutions preceding it, the Protestant Reformation did not happen overnight. Catholics had begun to lose faith in the once infallible Church ever since the Great Schism, when there were two popes, each declaring that the other was the antichrist....   [tags: Victimisation, Corruption, Counter-Reformation]

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Henry David Thoreau and the Counterculture

- Transcendentalism is a literary and philosophical movement, associated with Henry David Thoreau and the Counterculture, asserting the existence of an ideal spiritual reality that transcends the empirical and scientific and is knowable through intuition. Imagination and individuality are associated with the term. Henry David Thoreau who was a leading philosopher and poet was a leading transcendentalist. He compiled a novel titled Walden, a non-fiction depicting his stay at Walden Pond where he truly explored nature and his transcendental quality....   [tags: counter-culture, transcendentalism]

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Clash of Ignorance, by Edward Said

- As we entered the new millennium, Edward Said’s article, “The Clash of Ignorance”, appeared in the October 22 edition of The Nation, in 2001. His paper was a critical response to my thesis which first appeared in 1993, “The Clash of Civilizations?”. The following years saw many adopting his argument as a valid counter to my thesis. However, I believe that his argument builds more to the notion of the clash of civilizations stated in my paper, strengthening it, rather than weakening it. In this paper, I will discuss and address the arguments that he had put forward....   [tags: Counter Essay, Arguments]

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War on Terror: Droned Out

- ... The U.S. takes great pride in our military, and depicts our soldiers as some of the best in the world. Now, because of drones, the standard for a great American soldier has changed. Instead of the strong admirable men that we’ve grown to know the new breed of “so called ‘warriors’ who just use computers to do this get higher accolades than the men who fought on the ground ever got,” are becoming more prominent (Babbin, 2013, Obama’s Drone War). These men are basically computer geeks who get recognition for risking their lives, meanwhile they’re sitting behind a screen....   [tags: counter-terrorism, robots]

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The War On Global Terrorism

- All factors are equally important to achieve the goal, but if the counterterrorist coalition wants to win the war, the foundations of terrorism are the clue to accomplish the task. The first dimension in the war on global terrorism is overpowering terrorists’ motivation to fight. According to Boaz Ganor (2011), World War III is taking place now. It is a war of Islamic Radicalism against the rest of the world, including the majority of Muslims worldwide. Indeed, the Muslims have a responsibility to cope with this problem which are coming from Islam....   [tags: Terrorism, Counter-terrorism, Islam]

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Rational Choice Vs. Rational Decision

- Rational choice is based on the belief criminals act in a rational way. Rational choice could be related to terrorism when you understand how terrorist acts, their beliefs, and their actions. Terrorism happens when there are suitable targets, motivated offenders, especially without strong ties to the community, such as those who are unemployed, and absence of guardians such as the police, which would be explained by rational choice theory (Anderton & Carter, 2005). Like other forms of violent crime terrorist attacks are usually carried out by young males (Silke, A....   [tags: Terrorism, Counter-terrorism, Police]

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Acne and Acne Treatment

- ... These glands are called sebaceous glands which produce sebum, an oily substance that helps to stop the skin from drying out (Acne Academy). When a gland produces too much sebum, it begins to form a blockage in the pore, thus producing acne. For mild acne treatments there are options for over the counter treatment. These products usually contain resorcinol, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, sulfur, Retin-A, and azelaic acid. Benzoyl peroxide is used for killing bacteria and slowing down oil production within the glands....   [tags: natural remedies, counter treatment]

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The Effects of 9/11

- The appalling attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001 were without doubt the trigger of dramatic changes. The global spread of insecurity upon public perception tended to restructure those existing mechanisms intended for providing national security. The US, as a prime targeted nation by that kind of terrorism, recognised the porosity of its borders and subsequently detected existing loopholes in terms of migration policies. In fact, the investigative results from 9/11 terrorist acts put in evidence significant weaknesses in terms of border security and migration....   [tags: Counter-Action, Terrorism]

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The Effects of Censorship

- Censorship is an oppressive, counter-productive act that results in ignorance. Censorship is when a government or media outlet controls what the public hears and sees. Many types of medium are affected by censorship, such as television, radio, news, and art. In Turkey, journalists are being jailed for discussing issues that are unfavorable to the government (Arsan). If the journalists are being jailed for saying what they want or need to get out into the public then there is no real news over there....   [tags: oppressive, counter-productive act]

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The Plan B Pill Over The Counter But Yet They Can 't Even See A Pg 13 Movie

- girls to purchase the Plan B pill over the counter but yet they can’t even see a PG-13 movie (A.2). Also, Stein goes on to mention that the Plan B pill has not been tested to discover the possible side effects or what happens when it is used multiple times raising concerns as the pill consists of very high doses of hormones. Other hormonal methods require a prescription, why shouldn’t Plan B. Plan B is not a form of birth control, it is an emergency contraceptive. By allowing the pill to be readily available over the counter, it is sending a message that it is okay to be sexually active without the use of birth control or protection because the pill will be there available as a backup....   [tags: Birth control, Pregnancy, Hormonal contraception]

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