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Possible Dangers From Being Optimistic About Human Progress

- Many dangers can arise from being so optimistic about human progress and enlightenment. One danger that may arise is that of disappointment. When the realization sets in that humans will never establish as ability to overcome such things as death and disease (Condercet's belief), people may very well begin to wonder what they are living for. When the fact that a true Enlightenment will never be reached the human race may very well become depressed. Depression, in turn, will lead to further problems....   [tags: Social Commentary, Psychology, Philosophy]

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The Tempest Is A Play About The Power And Dangers Of Creativity

- The Tempest is a play about the power and dangers of creativity. Discuss. "From beginning to end the play-write gives prominence to the problems of dominion, freedom, political failure and of repetition." Like Russ Mc Donald I also believe that Shakespeare devoted his last comedy largely to the exploration of the shapes and effects that possession and the search for power can have on persons. The Tempest's central character, Prospero, is also crucial to this interpretation. His unique magical gifts give him undefeatable power to wreak vengeance on his enemies....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dangers of Darkness in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- Webster’s dictionary defines darkness as a space “devoid or partially devoid of light.” Throughout Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad uses darkness in many ways, as this book truly defines its title. This also develops Conrad’s theme, which is the presence of darkness in both ourselves, and in the world we live. Darkness symbolizes the unknown, the concealed, and the feared. Darkness can hide many hurtful, fearful, and savage things. Several times in the novel readers can see characters afraid of the darkness and the unknown behind it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Dangers to Society of the Drug Ecstasy

- The Dangers to Society of the Drug Ecstasy The drug Ecstasy is dangerous for not only our people, but also a menace to society. With my own experiences in college and people I am closely bonded to, or used to be, I have seen this highly used club drug invade our campuses of America by leaps and bounds. I can tell you more than one story about young college friends that had 4.0 GPAs and promising careers ahead and now have nothing because of this drug. I remember a doctor telling me that 12 years ago this drug was not even known of and now it seems every other day we are reading in the paper of overdoses or reports on the cerebral damage it does....   [tags: Papers]

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Dangers of Smoking

- For a country in our financial position the general health of Scotland is very poor. In some areas the average life expectancy is as low as 54 years old for men. A major cause of this is smoking. With the young in particular smoking is much more popular than it used to be. In October 2008, it was estimated that one third of 16-24 year olds smoke. This figure is at a 10 year high. In between the ages of 16-19 it is found that girls are more likely to smoke than boys. This has been recognised as a major issue for the country and there are several things being done to try to stop it, such as the smoking ban in public places which was enforced on March the 26th 2006....   [tags: Smoking, informative, expository]

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Educating the Drinker on the Dangers of Drunk Driving

- Educating the Drinker on the Dangers of Drunk Driving Alcohol is a drug, a very popular drug. Alcohol has been around for a long time, and people have always enjoyed its effects. Many people have passions for alcohol, some people have refrigerators filled with beer, and many others are wine connoisseurs. Alcohol always seems to liven up the party. But no matter what your preference is, alcohol can be very dangerous when combined with the operation of an automobile. If you can remember only a few things from this paper remember this: driving drunk is unsafe to you, and everyone else around you....   [tags: Papers, Alcohol, DUI]

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The Dangers of Factions Explained in James Madison's The Federalist No. 10

- ... Madison believes that factions are inherent to human nature, making it unavoidable that people are living under a state of liberty. Madison argues that "the most common and durable source of factions has been the various and unequal distribution of property" (Madison). I think what Madison is trying to state is that as long as people have different talents, economic statuses, and amounts of property, people will always continue to associate with others who have similar qualities as them. The difference between those who have and those who do not has always existed throughout human history, thus making it one of the most unavoidable causes of factions....   [tags: republic, tyranny, governement]

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The Dangers of Cell Phones and Driving

- Imagine, you are late for work and you have to be there as soon as possible. You do not have time to use the house phone to call work, so you get in your car and while you are driving down the road, you use your cell phone to call your boss. You look down for exactly 5 seconds, and you never look up again. Now tell me, are cell phones dangerous. Not only can cell phones be dangerous on the road, they are dangerous off the road. Many people do not understand how harmful they can be, which is what I am here to tell you....   [tags: texting, accidents, teenagers, harmful]

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The Dangers of Imagination for the Evolution of Society

- Einstein once said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” Like many authors and inventors, Einstein relied on imagination to create new ideas and topics. For a government, putting imagination before knowledge can be fatal to the evolution of society. In order to maintain a disciplined and homogenous population, imagination must be banished. Not only do we address imagination itself, but we also need to address the roots....   [tags: knowledge, power, development]

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Dangers of Advertisments in Jean Kilbourne' Killing Us Softly

- In a brilliant update of the Killing Us Softly series, Jean Kilbourne explains the dangers of advertisements and how they objectify women. Advertisements intelligently portray women in a sexual and distorted way in order to attract the consumers’ attention. Media sets a standard on how young women view themselves and puts them at risk for developing an eating disorder. Kilbourne’s research has led her to educate those who have fallen victim to achieving the “ideal beauty” that has evolved in today’s society....   [tags: objectifying, media, dieting]

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Dangers of Sexism to Self-Esteem

- The term sexism seems like a simple word, but it causes controversy and chaos amongst a gender based society. Sexism all over the world puts a lid on what it means to have equality, freedom, and humanity, which tampers with self-esteem. Tony Porter, a motivational speaker perfectly depicts how effective sexism is and how it harbors domestic violence as well as how the “man box” plays a huge role in sexism. Also, Sheryl Wudunn another motivational speaker as well ties in how sexism interferes with the female population....   [tags: violence, female, popluation, manbox]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- Why is sex education important. It helps students of a variety of generations grasp the information they need about the dangers of sex. 46% of high school students in the United States have had sex and are putting themselves at risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection, pregnancy, and sexual transmitted diseases. The National Human Immunodeficiency Virus plan for the United States of America recommends educating students as well as young adults about Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection before they begin having sex, which places the young adults at risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus....   [tags: informs students on the dangers of sex]

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The Dangers of Pesticides

- Recent scientific evidence of pesticide-related brain disorders are reinforcing the dangers of pesticides, and providing researchers more insight into what treatment may be paramount for people who develop the disease from exposure to these chemicals. One of the most common brain disorders is Parkinson’s disease, which affects more than a million Americans. Recent investigations suggest that exposure to pesticides may increase the risk of this disease, especially those individuals with specific gene variants....   [tags: chemicals, disease, food supply]

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The Dangers of Inhalants

- The use of inhalants is a growing problem among teenagers. Inhaling, also called “huffing,” can severely damage someone. Teenagers aren’t the only ones subject to its influence. Adult use is on the rise and younger kids are getting into it. These deadly substances are not something that you have to buy off the street. These are everyday products found in your home. The ease of accessibility is scary since things like paint, markers, and glue are used to get high. Inhalant use refers to breathing in the vapors a substance gives off....   [tags: Inhalants Essays]

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The Unspoken Dangers of Tanning Beds

- The Unspoken Dangers of Tanning Beds Tanning beds are devices that emit ultraviolet radiation (UV rays) in order to darken one’s skin complexion. It is believed that approximately 28 million Americans are tanning indoors, in some 25,000 tanning salons nationwide (http://www.fda.gov/ cdrh/consumer/tanning.html ). The rising popularity of tanning beds came about a few decades ago when the media and society started emphasizing that bronzed skin was “in.” A variety of people use tanning beds, both men and women, and for a variety of reasons; some use them as a weekly (or even daily) routine, others use them seasonally (when it’s hard to get a tan in the winter) and then of course there a...   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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Natural Resources and The Dangers of Nuclear Power

- The nation’s natural resources are being used up at a shocking rate. As we are a looking at diminution of these resources, the worlds will be in search of another source to produce electricity for heat and light. The one useful way to overcome this crisis, it will be inuclear power . What is nuclear power. Nuclear power is the product of the division of uranium atoms in a chemical process that is called fission.. Nuclear power generate 11% of energy to the world’s needs, and produces a huge amounts of energy by using a little fuel and contribute less pollution in the environment than burning fossil fuel to produce energy, but Nuclear power is way unsafe than the process of burning coal i...   [tags: radiation, nuclear fission waste]

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The Dangers of Blindly Following in Shirley Jackson's The Lottery

- “In this village, where there were only about three hundred people, the whole lottery took less than two hours, so it could begin at ten o'clock in the morning and still be through in time to allow the villagers to get home for noon dinner” (Jackson). In life, many people are hesitant to change the way they do things, as a rule saying ‘We've always done it this way. Why change now?’ Defenders of the status quo have utilized this rationality down through the ages. In Shirley Jackson’s short story, “The Lottery,” the follow-the-crowd villagers are reluctant to reject antiquated customs that might be thought of by most people, disturbing and/or evil....   [tags: community, village, immortal]

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Dangers of Hazing

- "Hazing is an extraordinary activity that, when it occurs often enough, becomes perversely ordinary as those who engage in it grow desensitized to its inhumanity." (Hank Nuwer, Wrongs of Passage) This quotation is one that describes one of the numerous effects of hazing. Though hazing is becoming more and more common, it still is not being readily reported. Some reasons, of many, that hazing is not being reported are that the victims of hazing see it as a right of passage, the people who are administering the hazing have been previously hazed, and that the victims are afraid that if the actives find out that they told, the hazing will increasingly get worse....   [tags: Hazing]

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Dangers of Cell Phones

- Nearly 1.6 million accidents happen annually because of cell phones. Cell phones can be a major danger to anyone who is using them. People do not realize that they are not only putting their own lives in danger, but they are putting others at risk also. When people are driving they tend to take their eyes off the road, which can cause a distraction and eventually lead to accidents. Cell phones can cause hearing loss. There are many solutions on how to solve texting and driving. Cell phones play a dangerous role in today’s world because they are a major distraction to people who are driving, they cause health problems, however there are solutions to these problems....   [tags: texting and driving, hearing loss]

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The Dangers of a Vegetarian Diet

- With the rising want for a healthier lifestyle, many people are turning towards meatless diets. Vegetarianism in particular is a popular diet used to achieve an increase in overall health. While this diet has many positive effects on an individual’s health, dangers arise when using this diet during nutritional need. In particular, a vegetarian diet without a nutritional plan during pregnancy, infancy, or childhood increases risks of many types of deficiencies leading to more serious health concerns. First, consider iron deficiency....   [tags: iron, vitamin, deficiency]

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The Dangers of Cell Phone Use While Driving

- ... That reasons leaves them to use the cell phone on the road. For example: check the email is a top priority in US. The use of cell phone while driving makes drivers to have less control of the vehicle. First of all, it makes the driver to drive slower on the road particularly during the rush hours because they are more concentrates in only one task. Second, when people are talking they have to paid attention to both activities and sometimes are the principal cause of accident. The use of cell in a car is growing fast and becoming one of the top killers in United States....   [tags: ban, distraction, collisions]

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Dangers of Cell Phones

- Although cell phones appear to be harmless devices, they are proven to be detrimental and unsafe to prolonged users. Cell phone users need to be more aware of the potential consequences of improper usage. Mobile phone radiation and health concerns have elevated, especially after the enormous increase in the use of mobile phones. Furthermore, texting while driving is a risk that many individuals take, and could lead to serious, life-threatening consequences. Nevertheless, there are quite a few solutions that may help a cell phone user in preventing the potential consequences of prolonged cell phone use....   [tags: Technology/Health]

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Dangers of Abortion in Angus McLaren's Article 'Illegal Operations: Women, Doctors and Abortion'

- Dangers of Abortion in Angus McLaren's Article 'Illegal Operations: Women, Doctors and Abortion' Angus McLaren, author of “Illegal Operations: Women, Doctors, and Abortion” demonstrates the life of an abortionist in the late 1800’s to the mid 1900’s. McLaren explains a series of affairs in detail with many different abortionists. Since abortion was illegal at the time, many women consulted midwives, or took the procedure of abortion among themselves, this at times resulted in their death. The articles purpose is to use legal sources to explore the decision to abort while the state, and the professions took a serious interest in the fertility control decisions of women....   [tags: Papers]

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The Dangers of Alcoholism

- Alcohol drinkers, who drink excessively, should seek professional help to quit because of the many potential health risks. Three examples of these risks are liver cirrhosis, cancer of the mouth and throat, and pancreatitis. The first reason a heavy drinker of alcohol should quit is because of the risk of pancreatitis. Each year, about 210,000 people in the U.S. are admitted to a hospital with this condition. Pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas is irritated by digestive enzymes that attack and damage it....   [tags: Health]

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Risk of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Annotated Bibliography

- Couch, Danielle, and Pranee Liamputtong. "Online Dating And Mating: Perceptions Of Risk And Health Among Online Users." Health, Risk & Society 9.3 (2007): 275-294. Academic Search Complete. Web. 2 Apr. 2014. In a study conducted to compare the risk of sexually transmitted infection transmission for persons who seek sex partners through the internet, in comparison with the risk for persons not seeking sex partners online, it was found that: the online persons had a greater number of partners than offline persons; were more likely to have had a sexually transmitted infection previously; and were more likely to have used a condom during their last sex encounter....   [tags: fears, dangers, online dating]

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The Dangers with Using a Cell Phone While Driving

- The Dangers with Using a Cell Phone While Driving We have all heard the debate. Is driving while talking on your cell phone distracting to the driver. If it is what should be done about it. Since the culprit of some accidents has been the cell phone, many people are calling for a ban on the use of cell phones while driving. Since 1995, at least 45 states have proposed bills concerning cell phones in automobiles, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures (15). There has been one state to put a ban on cell phones while driving and that is New York....   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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Dangers of Fear of Medical Procedures

- According to the Oxford Dictionary, a phobia is an extreme or irrational fear towards something. Phobias are normally compared to ‘fears’. Usually fear is a normal part of life, as there are many things in life that seem to cause persons a slight sense of irritability, such as, insects, thieves, or even having operations. It is theorized that most people have a certain level of ‘sensible’ anxiety when faced with the vision of a medical treatment, especially when it might be ‘invasive’. Most humans show a tendency to be squeamish at the sight of blood, for instance....   [tags: phobia, heath, diagnosing ]

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Dangers of RU486

- RU-486 is not the same as the “morning after” pill (postinor -2). RU-486 is the generic term for mifepristone, an artificial steroid that blocks progesterone, a vital nutrient hormone. It causes the vital nutrient lining of the mother’s uterus to disintegrate, and the embryo withers and dies. RU486 has had people under the illusion it is a inexpensive less traumatic option when compared to decide between it and surgery. However conversely, RU486 continues to shock people and destroy lives., it has been proven to be more traumatic and painful then surgical abortion....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dangers of Cigarettes

- The lady in the brown skirt and white shirt will kill Smoking has been around for centuries, back to when the Native Americans smoked the peace pipe, to the new and improved camel packs today. Smoking is merely a psychological dependency in which the people feel stressed and need some sort of outlet, smoking or going to the gym its all the same thing. Smoking is not only because of stress but some people even smoke because places like many dairy queens only allow smoking breaks, or it could be from complete boredom, peer pressure, no matter what the cause is many Americans will smoke....   [tags: Addictions]

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The Sisters Brothers by Patric deWitt

- ... The possibility of Charlie being front man instead of Eli can play a part on why Eli is more resistant than Charlie. Also, the personality that Eli portrays is more of a caring, soft, tender heart but those personality traits can be misleading because Eli still participates in the acts of killing. Secondly, I believe Eli and Charlie cannot remove themselves from the life style they grew up in because; they’ve made many enemies along the way. Hypothetically speaking what if they do successfully open up their shop, and one of the customers they get happen to be an enemy, or association of an enemy....   [tags: violent history, killers, dangers]

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The Dangers of Tattoos

- Tattoos are becoming a popular phenomenon that is seen everywhere. Today’s youth are getting permanent tattoos to be cool and trendy, but are not considering the long-term effects. Teenagers should be aware of all that body modification may include, it is not just a pretty picture. Adolescences must consider the dangers and conscientious result of attaining diseases, being underage, and having a permanent mark on their body.      The unsanitary conditions of getting a tattoo tend to go unnoticed by teenagers....   [tags: Body Art]

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The Hidden Dangers of In Vitro Fertilization

- The Hidden Dangers of In Vitro Fertilization   In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)involves giving a woman drugs to induce ovulation and then harvesting (collecting) those mature eggs through a laparoscope. The man masturbates to collect the semen. Then, the semen and ova are mixed in a dish, where fertilization may occur. Then the tiny, new embryonic human(s) are put into the cavity of the woman's uterus with the hope that they will plant and grow. Other sophisticated techniques having the same purpose, employ a diversity of approaches to producing a pregnancy....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Dangers of Beauty Pageants According to Hollandsworth and Kibourne

- Hollandsworth and Kilbourne both address gender issues, though each focuses on a different aspect of that problem. Hollandsworth and Kilbourne both talk about the exploitation of females in their articles, one being about the exploitation of little girls and pageants and the other about the exploitation of women in advertising. The articles find common ground talking about the exploitation of females in multiple situations. I believe that Hollandsworth is trying to show not the dark side per se, but the other side than all of the dangers of pageants....   [tags: pedophiles, violence]

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Factory Work Dangers

- Some people work inside a factory and never think about the danger around them. They have worked for many years in the same place, and the motions and movements of the job have become as natural as walking or talking. In most factories, accidents happen because of not following the rules and regulations and horseplay. Some jobs within a factory will have special safety equipment, and garments, which employees do have to use for his or her safety and protection. There are jobs that an employee may need special training or certifications to perform the job....   [tags: industrial safety]

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Essays on Jackson's Lottery: Dangers of Blind Obedience Exposed

- Dangers of Blind Obedience Exposed in The Lottery        Most of us obey every day without a thought. People follow company dress code, state and federal laws and the assumed rules of courtesy. Those who do disobey are usually frowned upon or possibly even reprimanded. But has it even occurred to you that in some cases, disobedience may be the better course to choose. In her speech "Group Minds," Doris Lessing discusses these dangers of obedience, which are demonstrated in Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery."   In "The Lottery," the villagers portray Lessing's observation that "it is the hardest thing in the world to maintain an individual dissident opinion, as a member of a...   [tags: Shirley Jackson Lottery Essays]

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The Dangers of Fossil Fuel Use

- The Dangers of Fossil Fuel Use Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary defines the term fossil fuel as “a fuel, as coal, oil, or natural gas, that is formed in the earth from plant or animal remains.” The major fossil fuels include coal, petroleum, and natural gases. Here in the United States, and all over the world, fossil fuel functions as an extremely beneficial resource. We use gas to fuel our cars and depend on electricity produced from coal and oil to heat and cool our homes. But, these positive aspects do not come without drawbacks....   [tags: Fossil Fuels Essays]

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The Dangers of Tanning Booths

- Imagine going to a tanning salon and asking information on the safety of indoor tanning. The employees tell you that it is safe, in fact, they encourage the use, saying it is good for you. Imagine six months later going to your doctor for a checkup and having your doctor tell you he is concerned about something you thought was a beauty mark. You come to find that you have malignant melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer at the age of 27. After doing some research it was obvious that going to this tanning salon was the cause....   [tags: Health]

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The Dangers of Bioterrorism

- The Dangers of Bioterrorism Anthrax, an infectious and usually fatal disease of warm-blooded animals, particularly sheep, goats, and other ruminants, that can on occasion, be transmitted to humans. Human-to-human spread generally does not occur. By common usage, anthrax also refers to the causative agent, Bacillus anthracis. This bacterium is present in soil worldwide. Anthrax is a well suited as a bioweapon because it is capable of forming hardy spores that can remain stable for decades. The deadliest form of this disease occurs when the spores are inhaled and germinate in the lungs....   [tags: Papers]

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The Dangers of Technology

- The Dangers of Technology Within the past two years computers have become a new way of doing business, enjoying various forms of entertainment, and interacting with others for the majority of our nation. Almost every aspect of technical work in industry today involves the computer in some way. It is hard to find something in the world at this present time that wasn’t either made by a computer program, or houses a computer of its own. Keeping this in mind while reading Ray Kurzweil’s article “The Virtual Thomas Edison” makes one realize just how much humans depend on computers, and Kurzweil’s hypothesizes that “Within three decades machines will be as intelligent as human beings”(Kurzweil...   [tags: Papers]

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The Dangers of Playing American Football

- Struggling to maintain consciousness as well as retain my vision after embracing a brutal hit enforced from an opposing player really makes me question the seriousness of football related trauma. How many injuries does it take until it really matters. For me, after having experience with concussions, I came to the realization that the positive externalities of football do not make up for the numerous negative externalities. Football, as well as any other contact sport, can be very dangerous and potentially threatening to a persons overall health and future....   [tags: Sports, Concussion, Hurt]

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The Dangers of Panhandling

- It’s discouraging to witness a fellow human being sitting on the corner with a sign claiming to be homeless, starving, and desperate. When you witness a generous citizen hand the needy a couple dollars, hoping they fulfilled their wish of eating for the day, you experience a feeling of caring and joy. However, I have witnessed this several times, that same desperate woman on the corner in raggedy clothing and clumped hair. I felt contemplative about doing a so-called good deed until I witnessed her one night board a fairly new Jeep Liberty in a nearby parking lot....   [tags: Ethics]

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The Dangers Posed by Public Use of Assault Weapons

- ... Web. 4 Feb. 2014. <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/17/assault-weapons-ban_n_3103120.html> 9. “S. 150: The Biggest Proposed Gun and Magazine Ban in American History” National Rifle Association, 5 Feb. 2013. Web. 5 Feb. 2014 http://home.nra.org/nraila 10. "United States Senator Dianne Feinstein." Assault Weapons -. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Feb. 2014. <http://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/assault-weapons> Work Cited 1. "Assault Weapons Ban Dropped from Senate Gun Control Bill." Fox News....   [tags: rifles, magazine, ban]

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Dangers of Bringing About Cultural and Structural Change in an Organization

- Dangers of Bringing About Cultural and Structural Change in an Organization Culture is defined by Schwartz and Davis as: “A pattern of beliefs and expectations shared by the organisation’s members. These beliefs and expectations produce norms and powerfully shape the behaviour of individuals and groups in the organisation.” 6 To change the culture of a company is a very complex and slow task, due to that there are a lot of variables which influence in culture and the construction is very difficult to alter....   [tags: Papers]

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Medicinal Validity of Cannabis

- Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, is a hemp plant that originated from Asia. At first sight of the plant it looks quite bizarre and unusual. Cannabis can grow up to twenty feet tall with at least five leaflets that have sharp teeth like edges. Although the leaflets make the plant appear unappealing, the flower gives off a different message with its vibrant colors, ranging from light green to dark purple. Before any part of the cannabis can be absorbed into the human body it must first go through a process called “curing.” Curing is the process of drying out the leaves and flowers of the plant....   [tags: marijuana, drug, risks, dangers, illnesses]

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Dangers of Electrical Shock and Safety Measures for Prevention

- ... Electrical shocks are caused by these leakage currents in the body. 1. Leakage current It is defined as loss of current from a line-powered device, usually resulting from breakage of wires. Or in other words leakage current is an unwanted current that leaks from a defective power cord because of some wear and tear or misuse. 2. Danger Usage of line-powered device could be dangerous. As leakage of AC current (i.e. 60 hertz) in the body if it is of sufficient amplitude and duration it can cause motor nerves depolarization thus induce involuntary tetanic like muscle contraction....   [tags: currents, damage, leakage]

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The Dangers of Objectification

- The Dangers of Objectification Consider for a moment the course typically taken in a class discussion. A person states that he is an egoist, or a relativist, or an absolutist. These various terms are used to classify an individual according to his moral philosophy. Nietzsche has an important objection to these simplistic definitions. "Shall we still speak this way today. May we do so?" (Nietzsche 463) There are difficulties in this simplistic approach to classifying an individual. The first is that an individual is not so easily crammed into a verbal box....   [tags: Philosophy essays]

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The Dangers of Eating Disorders

- The Dangers of Eating Disorders How a person perceives their body is influenced by what it looks like to them and what it looks like to others. Our society teaches us through media and social pressure that body image is important. Feeling attractive is an important part of self worth and for many, feeling attractive means matching a certain ideal appearance. Most of us will never be able to look like this ideal, but the message we get is that we risk social failure if we do not try hard enough....   [tags: Papers]

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Paul´s Death in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- ... Very few soldiers on the front made it out alive, and Paul Bauman was no different. In Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front, Paul’s fate of death is decided by the beginning due to the physical and mental dangers. The physical dangers of the war made sure that it was nearly impossible for soldiers to make it out of the war alive. The battlefield was fraught with many dangers and the jaws of death were just lurking around the corner for many of the soldiers. What made it almost certain that Paul what be killed before the war ended was the sheer number of ways that could terminate the life of a soldier....   [tags: trails, tribulations, dangers, death]

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Dangers of Alcoholism

- Alcoholism Alcoholism is a very serious disease, which can cause illness, death, injuries, schooling problems, family breakups, and crime. It is a proven fact the alcohol kills more people than any other illegal drugs combined. However, alcohol courses freely through American society, from college bars to corporate lunches. In a recent journal article by The Scientist, it is stated, "Technology shows alcohol abuse changes brain's molecular programming and circuitry. (Scientist). Thus revealing that alcohol is a quick fix that will hurt us all in the long run....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ibn Battuta’s Early Life

- Ibn Battuta’s early life. Ibn Battuta known for his travels, the only medieval traveler known to have visited the lands of every Muslim ruler of his time. Ibn Battuta traveled for about 27 years. Ibn Battuta was born in February 25, 1304 In Tangier, Morocco. His religion was Islam, he was a Muslim. As a young man, he studied at a Sunni Malkili Madhihab, it was the dominant form of education in North Africa at that time. At a very young age, age of 21, Ibn Battuta set alone on a hajj, in other words pilgrimage to Mecca....   [tags: travel, mall, dangers]

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Television and Media Essay - Dangers of Censorship

- Dangers of Censorship Imagine yourself as a journalist today who is frozen and wakes up in the United States 100 years from now. The country has changed quite a bit from what you remember. Technology has definitely advanced, language seems to have evolved a bit, and nothing looks the same, except fashion. Due to a recent trend that brought back the 90's you are strangely up on the recent fashion trends. As you roam the streets, you try to gain a bearing on this advanced country so you pick up a newspaper....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Patras Greece and Tourism Dangers

- Patras Greece Drawing in approximately 300,000 visitors per year, is home to many cultural events, carnivals, fairs, exhibitions and other presentations throughout the year. Patras, Greece has been recognized as the Cultural Capital of Europe in 2006, and home to one of the biggest carnival of its kind, the Patras Carnival. Many of the locals will speak at least a little English although the dominate language over there is Greece, so investing in a language book wouldn’t be a bad idea when travelling to any forging country....   [tags: Thieves, Deceive, Traveler]

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The Dangers of Tanning

- Tanning was one of my favorite summertime activities growing up in the Midwest; it was a great thaw after a long, cold winter. During that time, baby oil was the choice of tanners whose goal it was to achieve the deep, rich golden colors of summer. Sadly, skin damage was caused summer after summer as the integumentary system was barraged with UV rays, knocking its system out of homeostasis. Burns can range from first to third-degree with identifiable marking to each. Avid sun bathers have probably all experienced anything from a slight reddening to blistered skin....   [tags: Health ]

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Dangers Of Tattooing

- The Dangers of Tattoos Many people think that tattooing is dangerous. Part of this is because people don’t think that the tattoo artists sterilize their materials. Others believe that tattoos have a high risk of infection. And the most commonly reported problems are allergic reactions. Others feel as though the pain factor is too immense. Although these fears are common they are easily prevented. Most of the people who believe these things aren’t fully informed with information. The sterilization process for the materials used is extremely important....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dangers Involved with School Bullying

- School Bullying School is the primary place where children spend their day with peers. As social and economic status plays a big part in the behavior of children. In early child hood income can effects the child’s academic level and behavioral problems later. By the time a child reaches middle school income levels do not influence negative behavior. But when the child reaches high school they could be teased for how the dress because they may not have nice clothes like other kids, or simply choose to dress differently....   [tags: Bully, School Violence, Columbine]

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The Dangers of Smoking

- Imagine that you take a capsule everyday,which contains a highly poisonous pesticide.Lets modify the story and add,that this pesticide is terribly addictive,and you are desperately increasing its intake.Lets modify for the last time,that you are no longer satisfied with this poison only,and you have added several dangerous chemical substances with your intake:the story above is a metaphor,in brief,of smoking. The metaphor given above is not an exaggeration.Lets discuss its authenticity.Nicotine is an alkaloid found in tobacco.An average cigarette contains about 1 mg of nicotine.It's so toxic a substance that it is used as a natural pesticide.You can readily buy it from the market.So if you a...   [tags: Learning to Quit]

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Dangers of Fear

- Irish Playwright, George Bernard Shaw, once said, “The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity.” Inhumanity is mankind’s worse attribute. Ordinary humans sometimes are driven to the point were they have no choice but to think of themselves. This indifference can result in inhumanity. One of the most famous example used today, is the Holocaust. Elie Wiesel’s memoir, Night, demonstrates how fear is a deliberating force that causes people to act in ways they never thought possible....   [tags: Elie Wiesel, Night, Holocaust]

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The Dangers of Illegal Butt Injections

- For generations young women have desired the beautiful physiques displayed by the stars of their era. Whether it was Marilyn Monroe in the 1950's, Pam Grier in the 70's, or Halle Berry in the late 90's and 2000's, young ladies dreamed of emulating the jaw-dropping and unbelievable figures of the Hollywood, superstar bombshells. Until now, young women's efforts to be more like the stars have been seemingly harmless. They may have tried a crazy binge diet or a "miracle pill" to give them that certain look they wanted, but in most eyes it was believed to be normal efforts to acquire "the look" of the times....   [tags: Body Image, Physique, Butt Shots]

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Effects of the Lack of Government Influence and Supervision in the Pharmaceutical Industry

- Many dangers of prescription drugs are a result of the lack of government influence and supervision in the pharmaceutical industry. It is a business that has free reign to run itself (Perkins). This creates many problems for American consumers. One of these problems is the outrageously high prices of pharmaceuticals. They are nearly impossible to afford for those without insurance, or with insurance that doesn’t cover prescription drugs. Studies performed by the Kaiser Family Foundation show that, “private employer-sponsored health-insurance premiums rose 13.9% this year, the most since 1989”, a trend that is expected to continue for many years to come (Coy)....   [tags: dangers of prescription drugs]

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Dangers in Skyrim

- ... His answer is not what I expected. He asked for a daedric sword. This is composed of one deadra heart and ebony steel. To get such mighty ingredients would be a grueling task. I told him that if I was going to make him a daedric sword he would have to bring me the items. The next day he came back and said he had a deadra heart and some ebony. I was shocked. To get a deadra heart would mean killing a mighty demon from oblivion. They are very hard to find now after the oblivion crisis. And by the nine divines it is one of the rarest metals in all of Skyrim....   [tags: personal narrative]

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What Are the Dangers of Paranormal Research?

- What are the dangers of paranormal research. John, being bored, turned to his good friend Charlie and asked if he might be interested in a little ghost hunt. They both agreed to travel to the nearby cemetery later that night. John had been watching a ghost hunting television series for weeks and became interested in re-searching the paranormal. John had watched ghost hunting expeditions so many times on tele-vision he thought he knew enough to go out and do it himself. So later that night John and Charlie had gone into the cemetery with their voice recorders, digital cameras, video cameras equipped with night vision, and a Ouija board....   [tags: Paranormal Research]

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Dangers of Fast Food

- It's quick, it's convenient, it's delicious. Fast food is the most popular quick-service nourishment. It plays an important roll in the lives that we humans so perfectly laid out for ourselves. Why try cooking when you can get food at a much faster rate. To most people, fast food is the answer to all of our problems. It is good in every possible way, or is it. Although some might deny the consequences, we all know there is a steep price to pay. So here by today, I am asking you to have a closer look at the hidden dangers....   [tags: Essays on Fast Food]

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Texting While Driving in Illinois

- The usage of a cell phone while driving is a dangerous thing for drivers in Illinois. In the state of Illinois everyday drivers including young teens have the need to use their cell phones while driving, and don’t perceive the dangerous they are being exposed to. There are many things that could happen while drivers take their eyes of the road, car crashes, sudden death, and if you don’t have insurance it could cost you a fortune to pay for the car accident. Drivers in Illinois should just focus on the road all the time, and not use their phone at all to prevent accidents....   [tags: Accidents, Dangers, Consequences]

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The Dangers of Consumerism

- Consumerism is the American thought process that drives the American economy. In one way or another every American citizen participates in the consumer economy, but the consumer based economy has many faults that come along with it. The most prominent issue is that the earth cannot support the current economic output, and the world’s resources are quickly dwindling. Every person can alter their lives in small and large ways that can improve the planets outlook but for true improvement the human race must pull together to change the way we consume as humans....   [tags: change, consumer economy, wasteful]

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Dangers Of Coal Mining

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

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The Dangers of Distracted Drivers

- Did you know that most wrecks today are caused by distracted drivers. Although, using cell phones are banned while driving, people still use them illegally, causing many wrecks. There are many ways to be considered as a distracted driver, such as texting, using a cell phone, talking to others in the car, grooming, watching a video, adjusting car settings, eating and/or drinking, and reading maps or books. How has texting impacted the number of wrecks in the United States. “The government says that 3,092 people died in one year in “distractions- affected” crashes, a newly refined measurement meant to tally effect of texting, phoning or simply answering a cell while driving....   [tags: texting while driving]

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Dangers of Social Networking Sites

- Is the current craze of these ubiquitous social networking sites becoming too much to handle. Some say yes, others might disagree. Social networking was created to connect friends and family together. Now, many predators use sites such as Facebook or Myspace to find their prey. This is the source of what parents are stressing about to their children. While many who use social media are enjoying meeting new people, they are also becoming distant from contact with real people and they are involved in a very surprising and dangerous environment....   [tags: Social Networking]

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The Dangers of Using Birth Control Pills

- Birth control pills should be removed from general consumption because of physical changes, emotional changes, and synthetic hormones. Birth control pills are very dangerous it could come with a lot affects. The few effect that birth control pills come with is that is more serious, although rare woman that take the pill are in the risk of having a heart attacks, high blood pressure, blood clots, strokes, liver tumor, and gallstone. These effects are most likely not to happen to woman the chances are very low....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Dangers of Obession in the Play Gialanella

- In 1981, Victor Gialanella adapted Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein to create a Victorian two act stage play meant to entertain the audience and spark the imagination. In his own words Gialanella claimed that Frankenstein was meant to be a fairytale, a story to be told well, not a ‘theme’; a story that, if told well, would make its themes heard in the telling. Certainly the Rome Little Theater’s Halloween production of Gialanella’s adaptation is a story told well with a message that is heard despite our preconceived notions of the tale....   [tags: theme, life, creator, friend, companion, love]

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The Dangers of Tanning Beds

- “One person dies of melanoma every hour (every 62 minutes)” (Polsky). People should not lie in the tanning bed. Lying in the tanning bed can cause skin cancer, can become addictive, and can damage your body. Tanning is a commonly used by Caucasian women to cause their skin tone to darken. Melanin is what gives skin its color. Naturally, when we are exposed to sun, the production of a pigment known as melanin starts which itself acts as a deterrent to the burning effects of ultra violet rays of sun (Pakhare)....   [tags: melanoma, skin cancer]

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Dangers of Unlimited Access to the Internet

- Dangers of Unlimited Access “Social media websites can enrich children’s lives, but they can also be hazardous to their mental and physical health” (Hellmich). (Social media sites) “can enhance kids’ creativity and help them develop technical skills. They can also can lead to cyberbullying, depression, and exposure to inappropriate content” (Hellmich). Even if the internet can help the children of our society, parents, teachers, and principals need to look at all of the risks and decide whether kids should have unlimited access to everything that is on the internet....   [tags: children and teenagers on the web]

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The Dangers of Scuba Diving and Underwater Exploration

- Scuba diving can be a fun activity, you just have to take certain health and safety precautions. There are lots of dangers in scuba diving, and underwater exploration. There is always the danger of a shark attack. Sharks are closer to the banks during the months of April through September. From the months of October through March, they have migrated South for the Winter. After returning from migration, sharks are often hungry and tend to feed on things other than whats on their diet. Most attacks on humans are in the months of April and March....   [tags: shark attacks, gastrointestinal tract]

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Dangers of Overexposure to the Sun

- Throughout history, the "ideal" image of people has changed significantly. From the white wigs of the 18th century to the blond dye of now, people have been expected to look differently over time, with different styles and fads. People have always enjoyed going to the beach and pool, spending time outside and relaxing. In recent years, however, the purpose of being outside has gone beyond just relaxing, and on to changing your image. Society has found an addiction with tanning. Everyone loves coming back from the beach with a nice, dark tan, however, they don't know the dangers entailed....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Railroads Crossing Dangers

- The railroad crossing at the block of 900 Eureka Street continually has an issue of overgrown vegetation posing a consequential danger. This specific crossing has proven to be a perilous crossing. June 5, 2008 a catastrophic fatality transpired. In 2008, the crossing had no gates or lights yet displayed only cross buck signs with a stop sign. The track possesses a hazardous curve upon approaching the crossing. Proper vegetation maintenance is vital for the safety of City employees crossing this track to arrive at the water wastewater plant....   [tags: vegetation, accidents, hike and bike]

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The Dangers of Fear

- The Dangers of Fear Irish Playwright, George Bernard Shaw, once said, “The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity.” Inhumanity is mankind’s worse attribute. Every so often, ordinary humans are driven to the point were they have no choice but to think of themselves. One of the most famous example used today is the Holocaust. Elie Wiesel’s memoir Night demonstrates how fear is a debilitating force that causes people to lose sight of who they once were....   [tags: Elie Wiesel, Night, Memoir, Holocaust]

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The Dangers of Shirking Responsibility in Arthur Miller's All My Sons

- The Dangers of Shirking Responsibility in Arthur Miller's All My Sons          Arthur Miller's All My Sons is a well-made play in every sense of that term. It not only is carefully and logically constructed, but  addresses its themes fully and effectively. The play communicates different ideas on war, materialism, family, and honesty. However, the main focus, especially at the play's climax, is the issue of personal responsibility. In particular, Miller demonstrates the dangers of shirking responsibility and, then, ascribing blame to others....   [tags: All My Sons Essays Miller Papers]

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The Dangers of Oxycontin

- I had a very close friend; his name is Jeremy. He is only twenty-six years old. His life is fading fast. He had a home, a family, a long time girlfriend and a four year old son. Jeremy’s mom, brothers, aunts and uncles are all losing touch with him. He had a great job with insurance, benefits and job security. He was fired a few months ago. He has sold his car, personal items, furniture and things you wouldn’t even imagine for fast cash. Jeremy begs and barrows money from what family and friends he has left to only end the relationship with them because he knows he will never pay them back....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dangers Of Tattoos

- Have you ever been stopped on the street and told that you look like a model. Well, if you have, you know it can be flattering. To be a model is practically every girl's dream. A lot of model management companies prey on these dreams in order to SCAM vulnerable people out of their hard earned money. I worked for one of these companies and after doing research I discovered that most of them are structured in the exact same way. First, I will inform you about how they hire and manipulate talent scouts to recruit "models"....   [tags: Body Modification]

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Dangers of Social Networking Sites

- Dangers of Social Networking In increasing numbers children are living in a social world “without boundaries” surrounded by dangers (Fodeman). Technology has become a gateway to a new world of socializing. As technology grows it seems as if all boundaries of cause and effect, problem and consequence has been removed from sight and mind. Online communication sites offer quick information and easy contact with friends and family. They also are perfect for advertising because it is cheaper and much quicker than printing....   [tags: bullying, bullied]

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Factory Work Dangers

- Some people work inside a factory and never think about the danger around them. They have worked for many years in the same place; the motion/movement of the job becomes as natural as walking or talking. In most factories, accidents happen because of not following the rules and regulations, and horseplay. Some jobs within a factory may and will have special safety equipment, and garments, which employees do have to use for his or her own safety and protection. There are jobs that an employee may need special training or certifications to perform the job....   [tags: rules and regulations on safety]

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