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Future of Cultivation Research

- These articles discuss the future of cultivation research (research on the roles of the message conveyed by television to viewers' perceptions and attitudes) in the context of "changing media environment." Based on the cultivation research since the 1960s, although there are many criticisms, it is argued that current cultivation theory has reached the certain quality of paradigmatic performance. According to Morgan and Sanahan, researchers have generally accepted the fundamental premises of the theory that television, in exposing the messages, possesses incremental effect, although generally it achieves or “cultivates” on the level of mental entity of the viewers....   [tags: media environment, cultivation, agriculture]

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The Cultivation Of Sugar Industry

- The cultivation of sugar was a lucrative enterprise as a result of the increased in sugar consumption in Europe. The increased demand for Barbadian sugar on the English market prompted planters with largest plantations to devote more than 80% of their estates to the production of sugar. As a result, Barbados and its planter class imported cheese, clothing, shoes, boots, butter, nags and other goods to sustain the plantation population. These commodities were manufactured at English factories and transported on English merchant vessels....   [tags: Slavery, African slave trade]

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Steps in Mushroom Cultivation

- Mushrooms is unique creature in the living world cannot be classified neither plant nor animal. It has become one of human food sources. There has been recent finding of interest in mushroom not only as a health vegetable which rich in protein but it also important as sources of biologically active compound of medical value. Based on Ooi & Liu (2000) schizophyllan from S. commune and lentinan, an interferon-stimulating polysaccharide produced by L. edodes are products that have been isolated from mushroom to make anti-cancer drugs....   [tags: grain spawn, nutrition, oyster musrooms]

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Viticulture: Cultivation of Grapes

- Cultivation of Grapes The process involved in the cultivation, production and science of Grapes is called Viticulture. Grape cultivations one of the oldest cultivation in mankind after grains, that dates back to 7000 years during the Neolithic period. Viticulture originated from the Mediterranean region & spread across Middle East & Asia & gradually to the world. It’s in the records that the 1st grape harvest occurred 5400 B.C in region where present day Georgia & Armenia countries are called....   [tags: wine industry, fermentation, alcohol]

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Media and Cultivation Theory

- ... Underlying most research on agenda setting lies two assumptions. The first being that the media do not reflect reality but instead filter and shape it, and the second; the medias’ concentration on different issues lead the public to perceive those issues as being more important than others (McCombs and Shaw, 1972). As Griffin (2009, p. 364) so concisely stated, “the media aren’t very successful in telling us what to think, but they are stunningly successful in telling us what to think about”....   [tags: ideas, bias, powerful tool]

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Cultivation Effects

- What is Cultivation Effects; it is a theory that looks at how something from your culture affects the way you act. George Gerbner and Larry Gross did a study and followed the “cultivated” effects of violent television on viewers. They were "concerned with the effects of television programming (particularly violent programming) on the attitudes and behaviors of the American public" (Miller, 2005, p. 281). Besides violent television what other cultivation effects can arise from violent programming....   [tags: Violence]

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What´s Cultivation Theory?

- Cultivation theory is a societal theory which studies the long quantity personal effects of Media Television. Cultivation theory states that the more time masses spends time in the television or Media world, the more likely they are to believe elite realism pictured on television. Cultivation leaves people with a misperception of what is admittedly in world. The theory is developed by George Gerbner and Larry Gross. Cultivation theory is derived from several large-bit researches cast as part of an overall research project entitled ‘Cultural Indicant’....   [tags: effects of media television, time, masses]

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Possession / Cultivation : Patients ( Or Their Primary Caregivers )

- Possession/Cultivation: Patients (or their primary caregivers) may legally own no more than one and one-entertainment (1.25) ounces of applicable marijuana, and may cultivate no more than six weed swindle, of which no more than three may be mature. Those patients who possess greater total of marijuana than allowed by justice are furnish a "simple denial" to a charge of gage property. In 1970, the US Congress location pot in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act ask they think it to have "no accepted iatrical usage." Since then, 23 of 50 US states and DC have legitimize the iatric manner of weed....   [tags: Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Cannabis sativa]

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The Holocaust and the Cultivation of Bigotry and Hate

- The Holocaust and the Cultivation of Bigotry and Hate      In 1933, the Jewish population of Europe was about 9.5 million people. The number represented more than 60 percent of the world's Jewish population at that time, estimated at 15.3 million. So how could two out of every three European Jews be dead by the end of World War 2. The answer to this question lies in the hands of Adolph Hitler. Adolph Hitler has helped destroy the lives of millions of families around the world, but how was he able to take part in these mass killing of Jews all around Europe....   [tags: Nazi Germany German History Hitler Essays]

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The Cultivation of Rice Has an Enormous Impact on the Natural Biome

- ... The main characteristic of a tropical rainforest are: • Average rainfall of 50 to 260 inches of per year • average maximum and minimum temperatures of 34oC and 20oC • Humidity between 77 to 88% • 70% of plants are trees • Most of the trees have straight trunks with thin smooth bark with branches that don’t branch out until around 100feet The main characteristics of a temperate deciduous forest are: • Distinctive seasons • Average temperature around 10oC but in winter temperatures may go below freezing • Average rainfall 30 to 60 inches per year • Deciduous trees • Have very fertile soil perfect for agriculture It’s the large amount of rain and constant temperature that makes these...   [tags: environmental issues, tropical rainforests]

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The Cultivation of Womanhood Through Advertisement: Body Image, advertisements, spending habits, and their implications

- In this paper we will explore how advertisements cultivate a woman’s need for consumerism as a part of their own self image. George Gerbner, the founder of cultivation theory, argued that television has the ability to impact the way that people percieve certain message and influence their everyday life. In this study, we will conduct a content analysis of quantitative and qualitative measures that will study fashion advertisements. Each advertisement will be critiqued by a set of questions to help find any pattern or correlation between attributes that may have an impact on female consumers....   [tags: media, brainswashing, body image]

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The Effects of the Sugar Beet Cultivation on Cane Sugar

- In the early nineteenth century, the West Indian Sugar Industry suffered as a result of the cultivation of the sugar beet. In the following essay, I will explain the effects that the cultivation of the sugar beet had on the production of cane sugar. According to an article Sugar Beet from the Encarta Online, Blockade of Continental ports during the Napoleonic Wars cut off the supply of sugar cane from the West Indies and favored a development of an alternative source of sugar and the sugar beet was developed in Europe in the eighteenth century....   [tags: World History]

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Smoking Hazards: Tobacco Cultivation In Colonial America

- Tobacco was a main crop in colonial America that helped stabilize the economy (Cotton 1). Despite the fact that tobacco took the place of the other crops in Virginia, as well as replacing the hunt for gold with tobacco cultivation. It proved to be a major cash crop, especially in Virginia and Maryland (Weeks 3). Tobacco left many people financially troubled because other occupations were disregarded or not as profitable as tobacco farmers (Randel 128). The unemployment that tobacco brought about made many colonists poor and homeless (128)....   [tags: American History]

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The Geographical Landscape Brazil’s Atlantic Coastal Plain

- ... This led the colonist to seek another alternative export which in this case was agriculture, especially sugarcane, cacao, and pasture (Kent 237). Sugar cultivation essentially became the economic backbone throughout the remainder of the colonial period. Sugar cultivation led to the plantation system, which led to the transformation of Brazil (Kent 236). Brazil moved from an unwanted, remote part of the world to a dynamic and productive colony (Kent 238). The region remained center of nation’s economic, social, cultural, and political life (Kent 236)....   [tags: climate, cultivation, crops]

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The Benefits of the Sugarcane Crop

- 1. Introduction Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) is perennial herb plants belongs to Poaceae family, and has been widely cultivated on tropical and subtropical regions globally. Sugarcane is genetically complex crop that possesses highly variable chromosome number (octaploid; x = 10; 8x = 80). Being highly cross pollinated in nature, this crop requires specific, hot and humid climate for flowering (Gill et al, 2006). It is mainly propagated vegitatively by stem cutting and it gives many tillers at the bottom of the stool....   [tags: economy, prosperity, cultivation, stagnant]

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Sensational Journalism and Its Effects

- “If it Bleeds it Leads” Nowadays the media have transformed its main mission of reporting news that actually happened in an accurate and objective way into covering stirring and controversial issues as news stories due to capitalistic motives. Moreover, today’s media took the motto “If it bleeds it leads” as a criteria to report any story. The aim of following this motto was to achieve high viewership rates and as a result gain more advertisers which will ultimately increase the profits. However, this motto changed the media from reporting facts into reporting sensational-fearful news....   [tags: media, cultivation theory]

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Living in a Digital World

- ‘Cause We’re Livin’ in a Digital World When Philo Fansworth invented the television his intention was not to create a system that people spend most their lives watching. What originally started out as an entertainment source has now begun to take over the daily routines of people worldwide. Today’s culture has become a byproduct of what is seen on TV. Whether or not these values that are manufactured by TV production companies are wholesome or not is up to the viewer. While parental control is available, what is seen on TV tends to become a part of everyday life....   [tags: Cultivation theory, George Gerbner]

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Endophytic Microorganisms that Redise on the Tissues of Living Plants

- Two compounds from cultivation of the endophytic fungus Penicillium sp of leaves of kunyit putih (Curcuma zedoaria (Berg) Roscoe ) have been isolated. The endophytic fungus was cultivated on 5 L of Potatos Dextose Broth (PDB) medium at room temperature (no shaking) for 3 weeks. The cultures were then extracted with ethyl acetate to afford 3.0 g of residue after removal of the solvent under reduced pressure. The extract was separated and purified by silica gel column chromatography (CC) and afforded two pure compounds as yellow oil (compound 1) and yellow crystal ( compound 2)....   [tags: cultivation, endophytic fungus, penicillium]

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The Avocado's Journey from Mexico to the U.S.

- ... In California, avocado can easily reach its flushes due to the warm and sunny weather. Many individual thought that Avocado is vegetable, it is a fruit instead. Avocado is a fruit containing many nutrition such as Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, etc, which is really good for our health. In addition, it contains no sodium and cholesterol- the factors causing high blood pressure Moreover, Avocado lives in the “aerated” soils conditions. These soils and climates condition are available only in the tropical countries....   [tags: cultivation, california, alligator pear]

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Agriculture in The rural areas of Madhya Pradesh

- ... Cropping Intensity of the state is calculated to be 135%, 126% being the national average and 29 districts of the state have a higher net irrigated area than the country average. Also, the state contributes to 7% of the food production in India. These figures point to the huge weightage agriculture has on the state’s economy and livelihoods. The state has a large number of marginal and small farmers. Mono-cropping practice, which is prevalent even today in certain farms in the state, makes the crops susceptible to failure if there is any change in the climate conditions for optimal production....   [tags: climate change, cultivation, crops]

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Company Profile and Background of BLD Planation

- BLD Plantation Bhd. was incorporated in Malaysia on 19th October 2001 and registered under the Companies Act 1965 as a public limited company. On 21st July 2003, it was listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad under the plantation sector. It is principally engaged in investment holding and provision of management services. The company’s head office is now located in Kuching, Sarawak. It has several subsidiaries, which are Bintulu Lumber Development Sdn. Bhd., Kirana Palm Oil Refinery Sdn....   [tags: company, services, resources, cultivation]

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The Opium Cultivation Of Opium

- History There is no exact date when and where the opium poppy was first cultivated. The history of opium goes way back to 3400 B.C., the opium poppy was cultivated in lower Mesopotamia. Opium was initially used by Egyptians and Persians, ultimately spreading to countless parts of Europe, India and China. The Sumerians called it “Hul Gil”, the joy plant. Throughout 1300 B.C. opium’s effects were considered magical or mystical. By 400 A.D opium was introduced to China and India by the Arab traders....   [tags: Heroin, Morphine, Opioid, Drug addiction]

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Herbal Medicine: Vino Ltd

- Vrino Ltd was founded in 1991, with its main business activities being the cultivation, processing, packaging and distribution of aromatic plants, herbs and spices. Throughout these years, the company has tremendously expanded, not only within the Greek borders, but also across the whole world (exports in the USA, Australia, China, Germany, Canada are specific examples). The company has long been an authorized supplier of Delhaize Group as well as Spar Group and has acquired all the required certifications of standardized procedures and quality (ISO 9001:2008 and 22000:2005 stand as the most important)....   [tags: cultivation, aromatic plants]

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Organic Molecules: Ascorbic Acid

- Ancient Times In ancient times, close to 3300 BCE to 100 CE, when many things were being established, for example municipalities and continual cultivation. In Sumaria (in modern Iraq), it was discovered that food, not only allow human beings to stay alive but it has an immense impact on their health. This was an introductory concept that influenced the discovery of Vitamins in general. But this notion was probably already known by even earlier medicine experts, at that time called shaman(Jacks, 2007)....   [tags: continual cultivation, Sumalia, health]

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Opium Cultivation in Afghanistan

- Ask a random American what they know about Afghanistan and you may notice a look of perplexity befall upon their face. Most Americans aren’t very familiar with Afghanistan. Other than the ongoing “war on terror” in Afghanistan the knowledge of the country is shallow at best. Even retired general Stanley McChrystal admitted this much according to a 2011 article where he is quoted as saying, "We didn't know enough and we still don't know enough. Most of us, me included, had a very superficial understanding of the situation and history, and we had a frighteningly simplistic view of recent history, the last 50 years." (Walsh, Declan) Aside the fact that the US is involved in an ongoing military...   [tags: Afghanistan’s Poppy Problem]

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Rice Cultivation and Compostion

- Rice is one of the most versatile crops and constitutes a principal source of calories for Asia, Africa, and South America and this trend will continue well into the 21st century (Pingali et al. 1997). Rice is planted on about 150 million ha of land annually (11% of the world’s arable land); it is cultivated worldwide under a wide range of agro-climatic conditions ranging from irrigated, rain-fed low land, rain-fed upland and flooding ecosystems. Global rice production has been increased due to introduction of high yielding varieties and improved agricultural practices....   [tags: starch, quality, amylose]

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Cultivation Effects

- Studies have shown that there has been an increase in the amount of television viewing especially among children, teen and young adults. This has been attributed to the fact that the programmers in this modern age have turned to provide what they perceive this group of people would be inclined to view. According to Paquette, Gosselin and DeGuise (1997), most of the cartoons that are classified among the leading in violence. This is because most of these cartoons have the greatest percentage of violent scenes that are mostly designed suitable for boys....   [tags: Television, Teenagers, Violence]

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Changes in Forms and Distribution Pattern of Soil Iron Oxides Due to Long-Term Cropping in the Northwest of Iran

- The iron oxides are important components of many natural and human-made systems that are existed widely in soils, sediments and rocks under different environmental condition. The Fe oxides found in soils and sediment occur as very small crystals (5-100 nm in diameter) with reactive surface capable of adsorbing a wide range of both inorganic and organic species from solution [1]. Common sorbates are mainly phosphate, silicate, arsenate and humic compounds as well as cations such as heavy metals....   [tags: iron, oxide, soil, sediments, cultivation]

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Agricultural Production And Agricultural Productivity

- Spoor’s (2007) proposes that ‘income poverty’ in the countries with predominantly rural poverty can be fought through improving agricultural productivity, increasing accessibility of food and employment improvement. Since ‘Income poverty’ is high in post-Soviet Tajikistan and largely has a ‘rural’ face, Spoor (2007) ideas can be applicable. The agricultural reform promoting a switch from state and collective farms to individual and family type farms largely had positive effects on both agricultural production and agricultural productivity in the post-Soviet Tajikistan....   [tags: Agriculture, Food security, Poverty, Cultivation]

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Proper Aseptic Technique

- ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE Aseptic technique is a combination of principles and practices used during experiments to prevent or reduce the possibility of unwanted microorganisms from getting into Cell cultures, sterile solutions and supplies. This is more serious when working with human cell lines. Good aseptic technique is very important and basic for successful results in cell and tissue cultures or any other experiment. When a very good aseptic technique is followed, these principles and practices provides many benefits for your cultures such as Protecting the cell line from microbial and cellular cross contamination, Preventing compromise of the cell line by misidentification, Protecting the valu...   [tags: hygine, bacteria, cultivation]

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Cultivation Project Presentation

- There, among a slew of dilapidated urban real estate ruins, lay a worn strip mall with gaudy, half-lit, flashing neon light signs, a crumbling foundation, a faded, worn exterior, several vacant spaces, and trash strewn along the sidewalks. A spot of late-night crime or daytime loan sharking and money scamming business. This structure stood there as an eyesore, seemingly abandoned and hopeless, lending to the ever-present depravity and despair of the city. With each passing day, it slowly decays, neglected and unclaimed....   [tags: Benefits, Garden, Community]

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Johannes Brahms' Cultivation of Musical Architecture

- Johannes Brahms, a striking individual of unmistakable character, is defined by his compositions as meticulous and enlightened. His comprehensive grasp on classical and baroque form, with his familiarity of counterpoint and musical development, allowed him to effortlessly traverse and cultivate upon the musical architecture laid out by the likes of Bach and Beethoven. Born in Hamburg in 1833, he was the son of Johann Jacob Brahms, who travelled from North Germany, in which the family name “Brahms(t)” propagated (Musgrave 4)....   [tags: compositions, romantic, progressive]

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The Growth of Population Through History

- Worldwide Human Population Humans both early and modern for millions of years had to find food on their own. They collected plants and hunted which took most of the day. Within twelve thousand years Homo Sapiens started making food and making changes to the surroundings. We have made a inadvertently turning point on earth of our life history. Population growth is divided into four periods that are major. 1. The first is the early Paleolithic era around one and a half million years ago....   [tags: food, cultivation, medicine]

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Autism Spectrum Disorder, By The American Psychiatric Association ( 2013 )

- Autism Spectrum Disorder, as described by the American Psychiatric Association (2013), is a group of developmental disorders that include social and behavioral difficulties. Children with ASD typically experience difficulties in social situations, exhibiting impaired communication skills and often showing repetitive behaviors. In treating children with ASD, helping with their social skills and facilitating social integration is of the utmost importance. Autism Speaks, the largest ASD-related organization, has come under harsh criticism for neglecting to address and offer support for families of children with ASD....   [tags: Parenting, Childhood, Concerted cultivation]

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Productivity Improvement in Srew Type Biomass Briquetting

- In spite of very good potential for using biomass as a renewable source of energy the practice is in very early stage and limping. There are many factors which contribute their parts in making the process unsuccessful. The major ones are seasonality of the raw materials, shortfalls in logistics, absence of proved manufacturing systems, lack of skilled workers and very many technical factors. Considering technical factors for the screw type of briquetting the biomass, the life of the screw and the mould contribute the highest percentage of hindrance to the production process and hence the highest chance of improving the total productivity....   [tags: sustainable energy, cultivation, India, charcoal]

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Group 's Support Services ( Ffss )

- I was lucky enough to serve my practicum and be hired by a privately owned company here in Calgary called Families First Support Services (FFSS). What really interested me in this organization was that it would allow me to work with youth and families in various different settings; and allows me to take on multiple roles. What also peaked my interest is the fact that I wanted to work in an environment that works towards a mission, vision, and purpose that felt right to me. In working with this organization I have gotten to know my colleges and our company’s structure, the theory behind our work, why this perspective is used, what population I serve, their needs, my roles to support these nee...   [tags: Parenting, Parenting styles, Concerted cultivation]

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The Decline Of The Neolithic Revolution

- The Neolithic Revolution, which also called the Agricultural Transformation, took place between 10,000 and 8,000 years old in the Near East. This revolution began at the time that people started to practice farming. The growth of population made people to develop a new ability to adapt with the needs of the communities and to start to gather together in order to build up larger groups. The expansion of larger society and the development of farming provided more secure for the economic at that time....   [tags: Agriculture, Slash and burn, Shifting cultivation]

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The Feminism Movement

- For many years the word, “Feminism” has developed many different meanings and various people interpret this word in different ways. I interviewed five people who are close to me and I wrote down their responses to the questions, “What do you think Feminism is?” and “Do you consider yourself to be a feminist?” There were many different responses to these questions. I first interviewed my friend, Jordan. He mentioned that he believes feminism is about, “Power crazy, mannish women who think they are better then men.” He thinks he is a moderate feminist because he believes women should have rights; however he is not an activist of women’s rights (Jacqueline, 2000)....   [tags: Cultivation Theory, Social Expectation Theory]

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Community Chruch: Recruiting or Cultivating?

- Recruiting or Cultivating. “She just quit, what do we do now?” In First Church, options for volunteers were limited in filling ministry positions. Sunday School teachers or Children’s Ministry staff were hard to come by. This church was utilizing the recruiting method of discipleship, placing a volunteer in a position, then discipled while serving. However, when a position was vacated, it typically created a crisis. The next step was predictable: scouring the list of potential replacements, approaching these people to see which one could be convinced to fill the position, and breathing easy until the cycle was once again repeated....   [tags: filling ministry positions, members]

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Filling Ministry Positions: Recruiting or Cultivating?

- Recruiting or Cultivating. “She just quit, what do we do now?” In First Church, options for volunteers were limited in filling ministry positions. Sunday School teachers or Children’s ministry staff were hard to come by. When a position was vacated, it typically created a crisis. The next step was predictable: scouring the list of potential replacements, approaching these people to see which one could be convinced to fill the position, and breathing easy until the cycle was once again repeated....   [tags: community church, volunteers, training]

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Hexaploid Wheat: Evolution, Domestication, Dissemination, US Commercialization, and Molecular Characterization

- Hexaploid Wheat: Evolution, Domestication, Dissemination, US commercialization, and Molecular characterization Wheat is one of the major food crops in the world, which provides 532 kcal/capita/day ( World production of wheat is about 670 M tonnes, which is only behind maize (872 M tonnes) and rice (720 M tonnes) ( whereas the US is the third largest wheat producer in the world ( Wheat group comprise of 13 diploid and 18 allopolyploid species (12 tetra and 6 hexa) (Feldman et al....   [tags: Cultivating, Crops, Genetics]

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A Article On Cultivating Failure By Caitlin Flanagan

- In her article, "Cultivating Failure," Caitlin Flanagan argues that gardening in schools is taking away students precious time from actually learning new things in the classroom. Flanagan stated in her essay that having gardens in schools will not help students increase their test scores. She wants the students to learn as much they can in a school day; so they can further their education later on in life. In this essay, she is explaining that going outside and planting plants during school hours will not get graduation rates up....   [tags: High school, Education, College, School]

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Crusader Castles: A Medieval Culmination

- Crusader Castles: A Medieval Culmination King Edward I of England made a number of military campaigns during his reign, in two of which he captured modern-day Wales. In order to hold his gains he built a series of castles, which are said to still be some of the world’s greatest strongholds. But, over 3500 kilometres away a period of fascinating castle building took place prior to Edward’s as a result of the crusades. These constructions were designed by absorbing the constructive wisdom of the crusaders and those they came into contact with....   [tags: miscellaneous]

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The Hindu Wedding Is The Culmination Of A Traditional Indian Wedding Ceremony

- The Hindu wedding is the culmination of a long process that mixes religious and traditional considerations and most material and interested aspects. Once the marriage is arranged, the spouse is chosen, and the date is fixed, the ceremony is organized and can take place invariably according to Hindu rites. After the engagement ceremony, which is a brief ritual where the couple exchanges gold rings, women and men are separated. The women organize the ceremony of Mehndi, “a party where the bride and female guests have their hands decorated with henna, [which] is usually held at the home of the bride or her relatives” (Yee par.8)....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Ganesha, Hinduism]

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The Giving Tree : Cultivating A Compassionate Corporate Culture

- The Giving Tree: Cultivating a Compassionate Corporate Culture Angela R. Davis Fresno Pacific University   The Giving Tree: Cultivating a Compassionate Corporate Culture Contemplating the biblical verse, “Out of the ground the LORD God caused to grow every tree that is pleasing to the sight and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil” (Genesis 2:9, New International Version) brings to mind the importance of choice; very often choices are crossroads....   [tags: Social responsibility]

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Living Into Community Cultivating Practices That Sustain Us By Christine D. Likert

- In Living into Community Cultivating Practices That Sustain Us by Christine D. Pohl is based on four particular practices that sustain the community. The four practices include gratitude, advantages and complications of promises, truthfulness and its effects, and hospitality. As a reader, they are more likely to assume that this book is for leaders rather than for any individual. Although most of the issues discussed throughout the book refer to leaders, there are also humans concerns as well. The author uses a complex of examples in each of the four practices to demonstrate how they interact with each other....   [tags: God, Jesus, Christianity, Person]

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Similarities Of Horticulture And Agriculture

- Horticulture and Agriculture along with the Slash-And-Burn Method Agriculture and horticulture have some similarities, but they also have their differences. When talking about these two terms they can sometimes be confused with one another, yet they shouldn’t based on how different they can be. The definition of horticulture is the basic practice of garden cultivation and management. The definition of agriculture is the science or practice of farming, including the cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide wool, food, and other products....   [tags: Agriculture, Forest, Soil, Manure, Livestock]

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Comparison Between Village And Town

- Using SPSS to analyse households in town A and town B pictures some demographic conditions. In general, respondents in town A are younger than in town B. The minimum age in town A is 21 years old while in town B is ten years older than town A (31 years old). However, in both cities have people with above 51 years old. Meanwhile, almost 70% of people are already married in both cities. Maximum year of cultivation in town B is three times higher than in town A, which is 4 and 13 respectively. This is because the productive land in town A is only a half (13 ha) compare with productive land in town B (28 ha)....   [tags: Arithmetic mean, Standard deviation, Gross income]

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Cultivating Your Emotional Intelligence

- This paper is based off my response to a fictional scenario. In this scenario, I am a struggling writer who has placed third in a writing contest held by the university I attend, and my fellow classmate in this scenario won the grand prize (Module 3 Lecture Pages, n.d.). However, I believe my classmate won the contest because he plagiarized one of my previously published stories, and now I have to face him at the awards ceremony (Module 3 Lecture Pages, n.d.). How I react to this fictional scenario, is based on the varying levels of emotional intelligence, and whether or not my level of emotional intelligence played a role in my reaction (Module 3 Lecture Pages, n.d.)....   [tags: Ethics / Psychology]

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Media Portrayal Of Media Coverage

- Methodology To answer the research question, it was imperative to analyze multiple sources to provide a well-rounded, supported answer. The technique used to answer the question was a content analysis of media coverage examples. Because the question focuses on media portrayal, the timeline of sources ranges from five to ten years in the past, with ten years being the maximum amount of time. Some of the media coverage selected does reference historical time periods, such as the African-American Civil Rights movement, as well as the overall racist and aggressive use of police force within minority groups....   [tags: Police, Police brutality]

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The Effects Of Social Class Reproduction On The Development And Shaping Of A Person

- Culture is a vital aspect in the development and shaping of a person. Sociologists Bowles and Gintis argue that social class reproduction occurs due to the specific set up of schools for different socio-economic classes. However, sociologist Annette Lareau, believes that the specific ways in which different social classes raise their children reproduce class more so than any institution actually in place. Through research done by Lareau, results show that middle class families structure the lives of their children much differently than those of the poor or working class families....   [tags: Social class, Middle class, Working class]

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Video Games : A Multi Billion Dollar Industry

- Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry. Playing into both the cost and profit circulating within the industry is the advertising content disseminated to consumers. Like other entertainment media, advertising derives from the content itself—film trailers tout some of the best moments of the picture, for instance. However, the content of video games is uniquely tied to the industry’s advertising goals and whom the industry deems to be part of its target audience. In essence, AAA games—those developed by large production companies—are made and advertised based on the target audience....   [tags: Video game, Video game industry, Gender]

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Ecocritism in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies

- Amitav Ghosh’s novel Sea of Poppies is a description of colonialism and its effect on the environment. The novel deals with the cultivation of opium and its harmful effect on the life of the people and the environment. In my paper, I will be dealing with the changes that occur due to the cultivation of opium and how its addiction leads to the death of Hukum Singh. People are compelled by the British to grow opium in their fields. Opium affects the normal behavior of birds, animals and insects in the novel....   [tags: Environmental Literature]

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Similarities Between Confucianism And Taoism

- In the Chinese culture there are several major religions, two of these include Confucianism and Taoism, which have dated back for thousands of years. According to. Experiencing the World 's Religions and The World’s Wisdom: Sacred Texts of the World’s Religions, both Confucianism and Taoism originated in ancient China through the religions’ teachers: Confucius and Lao Tzu. “Taoism and Confucianism grew up together, entering Chinese history around the sixth century B.C.E.; Taoism’s beginnings are linked to the legendary figure of Lao Tzu, senior to Confucius by about fifty years....   [tags: Taoism, Chinese philosophy, Buddhism]

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Paul Hindemith’s Change in Style and Culmination in Mathis der Maler

- Paul Hindemith set out to anchor a new movement towards 'unnatural' music, while Germany lacked composers of New Music, to attempt to bring structure and pedagogy to the creation of an otherwise unstructured and unteachable new musical art form. Being in exile from Germany due to his unconventional and unappreciated (by the Nazi party primarily) work, he sought refuge in the United States to pursue and be faithful to his art. He discovered that theory constants were truly undefinable, however the process of trying to find them opened his mind increasingly inwardly.1 Hindemith’s ideas permeate his musical creations and his chronology of works represent a timeline of their changes....   [tags: musicians, unnatural music genre]

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An Inside Look at Afghanistan and Its Conflict

- Well known for being one of the most impoverished and dangerous countries in the world, Afghanistan has suffered through many tragic events leading to its current state of turmoil. For decades, it has been the battleground for countless wars resulting in a corrupted and disheveled country. This has led to Afghanistan being dependent on the cultivation of opium and distribution of heroin as a source of economic "stimulus." With "opium and drug production and trafficking accounting for "more than a third" of the nations income, Afghanistan has become reliant on the drug trade to provide jobs and to fund the economy (Maguet and Majeet, 2010, p....   [tags: impoverished and dangerous countries of the world]

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Social Class and Parenting Styles

- Unequal Childhoods explores the lives of children of different races and social classes in order to support Annette Lareau’s thesis that parenting styles are shaped by a child’s social class, and a child’s life chances will depend on the parenting style with which they are raised. These life chances can be viewed as benefits, which “accrue to middle-class children [and] can be significant, but they are often invisible to them and to others” (Lareau, 2011: 13). Life chances are viewed differently for the working or lower class because their strategies are viewed as “unhelpful or even harmful to children’s life chances” (Lareau, 2011: 13)....   [tags: unequal childhoods, psychology]

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Penalties for Operating a Grow House in Florida

- Issue: What are the penalties for operating a grow house in Florida. Facts: If you own or live in a house for the purpose of cultivating marijuana you are facing very serious charges. You will need an attorney, and a law firm that has experience in handling Marijuana Grow House cases. Recently in Southwest Florida there has been a bill introduced to combat the increasing problem of marijuana grow houses in Florida. House Bill 173, the Marijuana Grow House Eradication Act, won approval from the House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety....   [tags: marijuana plant growing]

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Mindfulness Based Meditation

- This paper is about my experience with mindfulness based meditation and scientific inquiry of these experiences. Mindfulness based meditation is describes as technique used to cultivate nonreactive, non-judgmental and stable awareness of the present moment (Garland and Gaylord, 2009). The end goal is to sustain this meta-cognitive state for a long period of time. I practiced non-denominational form of mindfulness based meditation for the first time in my psychology class, which was devoted towards intellectual and experiential examination of meditation....   [tags: Cultivating Mindfulness]

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Social Class, Working Class And Poor Families

- There are two approach of Childrearing in different social classes include, concerted cultivation and the accomplishment of natural growth. Middle class parents emphasize of concerted cultivation’s strategy of childrearing. On the other hand, working class and poor family parents emphasize of natural growth’s strategy of childrearing. In fact, differences of social classes play a significant role in family life and childrearing. In this paper, I would like to discuss the differences in parenting styles that described in the article “Invisible Inequality” by A....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Pierre Bourdieu]

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Media 's Influence On Media

- The most effective media that has affected humanity the most would have to be television. Over the years, television quality has improved which has caused more people to spend more time sitting on their couch and watch whatever is on. Excessive use of television has led to the creation of the cultivation theory. The cultivation theory understands the cultural and social impact of media, especially television viewing in relation to concepts of social reality (Morgan, Shanahan, & Signorielli). Creator of the cultivation theory, George Gerbner, noticed television consumes more attention and time of people more than any other activities combined (Morgan, Shanahan, & Signorielli)....   [tags: Mass media, Media, Media influence]

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Violent Offenders And Drug Offenders

- thought, which has created this everlasting label. Unfortunately, for most young black males they start to exhibit the behaviors typical of someone being deviant and fulfill that role that the media has created. Also, the correlation between violence and crack was high, which caused the government to place harsher penalties onto crack than on cocaine. The sentencing ratio was 100: 1, so for every 5 grams of crack, you needed five hundred grams of cocaine to receive the same minimum sentencing. There was no chemical difference between the two drugs; the only difference was who used them....   [tags: Crime, Black people, African American]

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The Early Modern Atlantic Economy Edited by J. McCusker and K. Morgan

- ... A sugar boom is similar to a sugar revolution, but it does not change things as swiftly or drastic as a sugar revolution instead it just boosts the economy and gradually brings about change. S.B. Schwartz quotes in his book that “the second was the emergence in Barbados of a new way of organizing production that was eventually to change but not revolutionize the sugar industry”. The sugar boom occurred when the tobacco and cotton industry failed to bring profits into the country and the Dutch saw an opportunity to expand and make money knowing there was a great demand for sugar in Europe, so they introduced sugar cane cultivation to Barbados and the other Caribbean islands....   [tags: brazil and the caribbean, sugar revolution]

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The Path of a Spiritual Master: A Means to an End or an End-in-Itself?

- Throughout history there has been a division between the East and the West, which goes beyond the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans. In short, the world has been separated by Eastern and Western philosophy, cultures, traditions, and religions. However, with the spread of globalization, various religious and philosophical movements made its way across the oceans from East to West, and vice-versa. Even though there is a heavy presence of Eastern religions, traditions, and philosophies in the West, some of the concepts associated with them are yet to be accepted or taken seriously by many in the Western society....   [tags: Eastern thought and tradition, phylosophy]

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The Nature Of The And The Cosmic Laws

- 9. CULTIVATION, How. Despite the fact that refinement of Terrestrial Humans Morality, which is direct derivation of the Religious Principle, was existing for thousand years, on the basis of satiations with brutality and conflicts, the wars on different scales and intensity are raging everywhere in Mental and Physical realms. At first glimpse, the current status of affairs observation might deceive the rationale and prompt the idea that Cultivation of Moral on the Principles of Judeo-Christian religiousness & civilisation is unreachable goal and ‘erroneous’, and that modern world should seek for an alternative....   [tags: Human, Life, Meaning of life, Morality]

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Cultural And Behavioral Beliefs Make Up The Core Values And Traditions Of East Asian Philosophy

- Distinct cultural and behavioral beliefs make up the core values and traditions of East Asian philosophy. Among these unique concepts is the idea of human nature. Traditions, in East Asia and elsewhere, begin and end with the concept, theory, and practice of human nature. The concept of human nature introduces other notions and ideas which outline the thought and action behind that specific culture. East Asian thought, both historically and more modern, describes human nature as a tendential, developmental, and rational concept in nature....   [tags: Confucianism, Confucius, East Asia]

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The Accidental Supermom : Superheroines And Maternal Performativity By Laura Mattoon D ' Amore

- In “The Accidental Supermom: Superheroines and Maternal Performativity, 1963–1980” by Laura Mattoon D’Amore, the idea of the supermom came from the emergence of the superheroine, whose characteristics involved strength and independence. Wonder Woman was adopted as a symbol for American feminists and eventually American mothers. After the introduction of Wonder Woman in the Ms. Magazine, the rhetoric surrounding women during their movement began to shift. Superheroines were considered a fantasy. Comic books were used to maintain the social order within a family, especially when it came to gender roles....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Female]

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The Changes in Gender Roles Portrayed in Disney Princess Films Over Time

- According to the Kaiser Family Foundation Report (1999), children spend an average of 2.5 to 3 hours on watching television per day. As van der Voort and Walma van der Molen (2000) noted, children learn most readily from visually presented materials, such as videos and films. As a result, mass media has a great influence on children’s development. As noted by Swindler (1986), the contribution of media exposure to the cultivation of children’s values, beliefs, dreams, and expectations cannot be overstated....   [tags: children, stereotypes, helplessness]

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India’s Drug Policy: Amend or Perish

- ... The data compiled by the CNB through the satellite survey of affected areas currently conducted by the Central Economic Intelligence Bureau (CEIB) could assist them in determining the terms of general conditions relating to grant of license to the opium/poppy cultivators annually. 3. Section 27 of the Act that states that “The Central and State Governments shall follow a policy of zero tolerance…”. This proposal of directing the Law Enforcement officials to focus their attention on street peddlers and potentially harmless drug users impedes the efforts that they could have expended instead on tracking down extensive drug networks....   [tags: social science research, criminalization]

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The History and Future of Denim

- Introduction As the world revolves, there are a lot of changes that happens in the world. For example, in terms of technology, there are a lot of improvements already. Back then, for example, features of mobile phones were only call and text. But more ideas have been developed and people have started to think about how to improve some things so that they can attract more consumers. The result is there are now more, in this case, high-tech phones with carious incredible features such as access to social media, hi-quality camera’s ability to upload to and download from the Internet, e-readers, and video calls for quicker and easier communication....   [tags: denim, jeans, clothing, popular]

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Unequal Childhoods : A Critical Analysis

- Unequal Childhoods: Critical Book Analysis Jessica Kiene Kutztown University Spring 2015 April 3, 2015 Unequal Childhoods: A Critical Analysis The book Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life published in 2003, takes a close look into the lives of different families in the United States and how they are affected by race and social class and how their family lives differ. The Author, Annette Lareau, discusses how social class affects the parenting styles and how these parenting styles are affecting the children....   [tags: Social class, Middle class, Working class]

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Crime Rates And Fear Of Crime

- This article was written by Patrick E. Jamieson and Daniel Romer, two directors at of the Adolescent Risk Communication Institute of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. It was conducted by using Gerbner and Gross 's cultivation theory that predicts that extended contact to TV violence generates fear of crime that is suggestive of a mean world syndrome. The mean world syndrome is when the people view the world as a violent and dangerous world where people couldn’t trust others....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Violent crime]

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Grey’s Anatomy Increases Patient Satisfaction

- Meredith Grey, a main character in the television show, Grey’s Anatomy once said, "Surgeons are control freaks. With a scalpel in your hand, you feel unstoppable. There's no fear, there's no pain. You're 10 feet tall and bulletproof.” Dr. Grey said this in the third episode, first season of the hit medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. The ABC series, created by Shonda Rhimes, first aired in 2005, and is in its tenth season, with new episodes on Thursday nights at 9/8 central. The series averaged 16.4 million viewers throughout its first 10 seasons, peaking at 25.41million viewers in the third season....   [tags: Impact of Grey’s Anatomy]

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Slavery in the Southern States

- The Industrial revolution caused major changes in every aspect of the nation's economy, politics, society. The South was determined to expand and grow, just like the North, yet it became very different. In the South, the slave population expanded throughout because the plantation system depended on the slaves, race was a huge issue, and because the resistance made by the blacks had little to none effect. The South experienced the same growth as the North, but it did not develop like the North....   [tags: no effects of the Industrial Revolution]

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Different Styles Of Parenting Parents

- In society today, there are many different styles of parenting. Some parents lean towards stricter styles while others are more laid back. What we don’t often realize though is that the different style of parenting the parents end up using on their children, is not always a direct choice of the parents, but can be something they simply have to do based on their class, socialization, surroundings, and so on. Although on the other hand, sometimes parents do have the choice, although it is a choice they are forced to make based on the structure they are surrounded by and the feeling of needing to conform and be accepted by society....   [tags: Social class, Middle class, Working class, Parent]

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Child Development

- Lareau (2003) reports that social class plays a very important role in a child’s upbringing because it helps determine the way a child will be raised. In Lareau’s (2003) study she came to the conclusion that there were two different patterns of child rearing: concerted cultivation and natural growth. Concerted cultivation is the child rearing method that middle class parents use focusing on not only caring for their child, but developing a personality by enrolling their children in many structured activities and developing language skills (Lareau, 2003)....   [tags: Child Rearing, Natural Growth]

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The Great Depression in Southeast Asia

- Introduction When we talk about the Great Depression, we always think of the United States of America and the impact on the rest of the advanced industrialised countries. In fact, most studies on this topic have been concentrating on these countries as they are regarded as the major victims of the Great Depression; the global impact has hardly attracted any attention, especially for the case of Southeast Asia. The subordination of Southeast Asia’s economy to the capitalist structure of the western world through colonialism greatly increased its significance in the global economy and saw the transformation of a subsistent to commercial economy....   [tags: Impact, Early 1900s]

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Analysis of Naim and Jabar Documentary

- This film was about two Afghan boys and they were living in one of the villages of Mazar-e-Sharif by the name of Aq Kupurk with their families. The main character of this film was Naim and Jabar and they were best friends. Jabar was 15 years old and Naim was 14 years old. When Jabar finished his Secondary School in Mazar-e-sharif in one government supported schools, he came back to his village to work with his father on the lands. His father owned few lands of other people to work on that land and where he was farming and doing cultivation, and his family was dependent on the farming and agriculture....   [tags: agriculture, family, villages]

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My Senior Year For High School

- Since the summer of my senior year in high school, I was confused about the meaning of learning. What do I want to learn, and what could I do with my bachelor degree. So far, it has been two years. I still could not tell the answer to the first question, but, progressively, I know that I could do nothing with my bachelor degree and even with the higher degrees. On the other hand, the knowledge I learned so far is the thing I could rely. However, in some people’s points of view, this is unpractical....   [tags: Academic degree, Bachelor's degree]

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The Dust Bowl: An Agricultural Disaster Caused by Lack of Knowledge

- The Dust Bowl delivered an immense agricultural and economic blow to the Great Plains and exacerbated what was left of the U.S economy during the great Depression (NASA). Massive dust storms destroyed just about everything from crops, devastating farms, thus destroying the livelihood and careers of thousands of farmers. This resulted in even more downfall of the U.S. economy during the Great Depression. The Dust Bowl happened around 1930 in the Great Plains due to the farmers over cultivating the land and causing soil to erode....   [tags: Dust Bowl, agriculture, USA. history,]

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