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Analysis of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

- Analysis of Wuthering Heights “Wuthering Heights is a strange, inartistic story”(Atlas, WH p. 299). “Wuthering Heights is a strange sort of book” (Douglas, WH p.301). “This is a strange book” (Examiner, WH p.302). “His work [Wuthering Heights] is strangely original” (Britannia, WH p.305). These brief quotes show that early critics of Emily Bronte’s first edition of Wuthering Heights, found the novel baffling in its meaning - they each agreed separately, that no moral existed within the story therefore it was deemed to have no real literary value....   [tags: Wuthering Heights Essays]

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Brown vs. The Board of Education

- Brown vs. The Board of Education During the 1950's, Blacks slowly prospered along side Whites, but they were still being denied opportunities simply on the basis of race. The fortunes of minorities would soon change again; or so it would seem.. The 1954 Supreme Court ruling in the case of Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, placed a damaging blow to the hearts of many White segregationists. A Black family challenged the segregation policies of the Topeka school district....   [tags: Papers]

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The New GM Card Benefits

- The New GM Card Benefits The New GM Card gives you great MasterCard® benefits along with 5% GM Card Earnings on all your purchases, all with No Annual Fee and a competitive interest rate. For every $100 you spend, you get $5 in Earnings toward the purchase or lease of an eligible new car or truck(excluding Saturn, Saab and EV1). It's the only card you'll need to move faster toward the new car or truck of your dreams. You can apply for the card in any of two ways: Apply online, via our secure server, and get an instant decision....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Erosion of Patient Confidentiality

- The Erosion of Patient Confidentiality The medical Profession recognizes that patients have a number of basic rights. These include but are not limited to the following: the right to reasonable response to his or her requests and need and needs for treatment within the hospital's capacity. The right to considerate, respectful care focused on the patient's individual needs. The right of the patient to make health care decisions, including the right to refuse treatment. The right to formulate advance directives....   [tags: Papers]

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- Notes Interpersonal communication occurs within interpersonal relationships. Interpersonal relationship is the association of two people who are interdependent, they use consistent patterns of interaction, and who have interacted for a descended amount of time. There are two important interpersonal relationships, inclusion and control they both include involving others in the conversation. The difference is control is the ability to influence others, and inclusion is becoming involved with others (need for affection, or holding fond or tender feelings toward someone.) pg....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Bush Gore

- · ASHINGTON -- The storm over his campaign finance practices has thrust Al Gore into what his advisers concede is by far the most perilous moment of his political career, leaving his aides scrambling to contain the damage. The growing nervousness results from the announcement last week that Janet Reno, the attorney general, is reviewing whether the vice president's fund-raising activities may have been improper for such a high-ranking official. The inquiry could lead to the appointment of a special prosecutor....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Governmental Regulation of Privacy

- Governmental Regulation of Privacy Many laws have been enacted by the government to regulate privacy. One piece of data that is used to uniquely identify people is the Social Security Number. Surveillance in the United States began mostly with the Social Security Act of 1935 when Social Security was used to track people's earnings and to pay retirement benefits. The government was the only group able to access the information. However, today the Social Security card can get someone credit cards and driver licenses enough for someone to steal an identity....   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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Inventory of the lost

- An inventory of the lost Suppose your father was working high in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. You have been told by authorities in New York City what intuition told you as you watched the two towers collapse: Your father is dead. Yet that conclusion is a municipal bureaucracy's intuition, no more certifiable than your own. Your father's remains have not been found. He is presumed to have been killed largely because, first, he could not possibly have survived and, second, he has not been seen since....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Pat Parker Case

- Pat Parker Case The Pat Parker Case The Pat Parker case is about a lawyer who started his own firm concentrating on writing reports and conducting political opposition research for political candidates. This particular case is about how Parker devised a research report for one particular political candidate then two years later, some trial lawyers wanted to buy the research on the Republican Attorney General. Parker was unsure on how to proceed knowing that this could potentially jeapordise the political party's candidate or even worse, he could be arrested for soliciting the information....   [tags: Legal Business Case Studies]

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Internet Security

- Internet Security INTRODUCTION Many people today are familiar with the Internet and its use. A large number of its users however, are not aware of the security problems they face when using the Internet. Most users feel they are anonymous when on-line, yet in actuality they are not. There are some very easy ways to protect the user from future problems. The Internet has brought many advantages to its users but has also created some major problems. Most people believe that they are anonymous when they are using the Internet....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Soft Money

- Soft Money "Whether the issue is consumer privacy, a Patients' Bill of Rights, environmental pollution, or a prescription drug benefit for older Americans, soft money donors will get their opinions heard on Capitol Hill and at the White House. Soft money is drowning out the voices of average Americans -- it is time to put an end to the corrupt soft money system" Common Cause President Scott Harshbarger At the basis of the campaign finance reform movement is the belief that everyone should have an equal say in the government, and that wealthy individuals or special interest groups should not be able to manipulate the system through excessive contributions to unduly influence elections....   [tags: Papers]

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Technology Plan

- It is highly important for an health care organization to have a company technology plan that will give that organization office efficiency in which that they can better service their clients and also that the organization themselves can have an easier way to perform their duties and also maintianing efficient files and data. I am going to introduce to the organization a network that is both efficient in what it does, it maintains confidentality, and also keeps organization and patient information secured....   [tags: Business Network Technology]

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California Blue

- California Blue is a novel about a seventeen-year-old boy named John Rodger. John is in his last year of high school in a small northern California town where the majority of the townspeople, including John's father, work in the lumber industry. As the youngest son of a father who was a champion athlete, John has always felt pressured to excel in his sport of choice, distance running. Because his father considers biologist's opposition to clear cutting of redwoods a threat to the timber industry and his livelihood, John's father also disapproves of John's interest in biology as a major area of study....   [tags: David Klass]

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Self-Injurious Behavior

- Introduction The incident which I have chosen for my Nursing Project happened on the last day of my learning difficulties placement. It involved a young Autistic man, who I will refer to as &#8216;John&#8217; throughout my assignment. This is to protect the client&#8217;s identity, this is in accordance with the UKCC Code of professional conduct (1992) clause 10: &#8220;Protect all confidential information concerning patients and clients obtained in the course of professional practice and make disclosures only with consent, where required by the order of a court or where you can justify disclosure in the wider public interest.'; One incident which I believe highlights th...   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Point Paper

- 10 point plan to improve oversight of financial reporting process. 10 point plan to improve oversight of financial reporting process The New York Stock Exchange and The Blue Ribbon Committee saw a need for improvement in corporate auditing. They released a report of IO far-reaching recommendations intended to improve the quality of corporate financial reporting, Point # 1. Revise the definition of independent director. They say the definition should read as follows * Members of the audit committee should be independent and have no relationship with the corporation that may interfere with the exercise of their independence from management and the corporation....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Comparison of the Ideals of Bronte in Jane Eyre and Voltaire in Candide

- The Ideals of Bronte in Jane Eyre and Voltaire in Candide        Subjective novelists tend to use personal attitudes to shape their characters. Whether it be an interjection of opinion here, or an allusion to personal experience there, the beauty of a story lies in the clever disclosure of the author's personality. Charlotte Bronte and Voltaire are no exceptions. Their most notable leading characters, Jane Eyre and Candide, represent direct expressions of the respective author's emotions and impressions....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Comparing Barnes of The Sun Also Rises and Caraway of The Great Gatsby

- Similarities Between Barnes of The Sun Also Rises and Caraway of The Great Gatsby     Supported by Ten Quotes from  Sun Also Rises, No quotes from Gatsby     Jacob Barnes shares a personality quirk with Nick Caraway; both want to give the impression of being decent, honest men forced to endure the corruption and pettiness of those around them. “What's not clear through most of The Sun Also Rises is whether or not Jake believes his own press”(Trilling, 34). Nick Caraway speaks openly of his integrity and then contradicts himself with his actions....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Essay on Internet Privacy - Cookies and Privacy on the Internet

- Cookies: Privacy on the Internet.      Today, many web sites on the internet can use "cookies" to keep track of passwords and usernames and track the sites a particular user visits (Cookiecentral.com). But, the use of cookies to track user's browsing habits is becoming a concern of many internet users. These concerned people are beginning to think of cookies as an invasion of privacy. Companies with web sites can use cookies to track what sites you visit frequently and then select specific ad banners to send to you on the web while surfing (Cookiecentral.com)....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Rape of Proserpina and Eve's Fall in Milton's Paradise Lost

- The Rape of Proserpina and Eve's Fall in Milton's Paradise Lost "She pluck'd, she eat" (PL IX.781). With these four monosyllables, Milton succinctly announces the Fall of Eve in Paradise Lost. Eve's Fall, however, is far more complex than a simple act of eating, for her disobedience represents a much greater loss of chastity. Indeed, Milton implies that the Fall is a violation not only of God's sole commandment but also of Eve herself, for Milton implicitly equates Dis's ravishment of Proserpina with Satan's seduction of Eve....   [tags: Paradise Lost Essays]

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Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre - The Character of Jane Eyre

- The Character of Jane Eyre          What we learn of the central character is considerable. Throughout the novel her dealings with those around her reveal her characteristics. As a child at Gateshead Hall we see that she is impulsive, often alarmingly so, but that she also can be sullen and withdrawn. Thse around her do not find her an easy child - she gives very little of herself away, especially to the Reed family, although there is a slight intimacy with the servant, Bessie. She is intelligent and precocious, preferring the make believe world of books to the harsh and often unsympathetic world of reality....   [tags: Jane Eyre Essays]

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The Horror of Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church.

- The Horror of Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church. Early Sunday morning, people shuffle in through the mahogany doors as the smell of Frankincense and Myrrh tickle the nose. Rays of sunlight beam through the stained glass windows, making rainbow images on the red velvet carpet. What sounds like the voices of angels singing praise to the lord harmoniously circulates in the air. A mighty voice roars from the altar, “Now, let us bow our heads in prayer.” This is a majestic place where one can find peace, confess sins and thank the lord for all of the blessings he has bestowed upon them....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Jean-Paul Sartre and Louis Althusser as Responses to Vichy France

- Jean-Paul Sartre and Louis Althusser as Responses to Vichy France The Second World War seems to have had an enormous impact on theorists writing on literary theory. While their arguments are usually confined to a structure that at first blush seems to only apply to theory, a closer examination finds that they contain an inherently political aspect. Driven by the psychological trauma of the war, theorists, particularly French theorists, find themselves questioning the structures that led to the particular events and situations of the war....   [tags: Literary Theory]

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What I Believe (for now) About Teaching, Learning, and Schooling

- What I Believe (for now) About Teaching, Learning, and Schooling A young boy stands on a beach surrounded by thousands of starfish stranded in the sand. The boy picks them up one at a time and tosses them back into the water. An older gentleman walks to his side and says, "Young man, you are wasting your time. There are too many. You cannot even HOPE to make a difference." The boy smiles at him, picks up another starfish and tosses it into the water, then says, "I made a difference to that one." ---Anonymous Teachers may sometimes feel like that boy on the beach, as if we are fighting a losing battle against cultural diversity in the classroom, learning difficulties, standard...   [tags: Education Argumentative Persuasive]

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Egyptian Society: Traditional Middle Eastern Values Blended with Western Beliefs

- Egyptian Society: Traditional Middle Eastern Values Blended with Western Beliefs Amongst the turbid and dysfunction that is the Middle East lies the nation of Egypt. Egypt, a major country of the Middle East, is habitually considered stereotypical of Middle Eastern civilization, but further research guides one to the conclusion that Egypt is far from a generic Middle Eastern country. Egypt has a strong tradition of nationalism that has been formed during its history, giving it a national unity that is often non-existent in other Middle Eastern nations (1)....   [tags: Culture]

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A Darker Side of Our Soul Exposed in Hamlet

- A Darker Side of Our Soul Exposed in Hamlet       We live in a curious age of, tabloids, talk shows, and TV sound bites that purvey a shocking type of tawdry news. These sources of scandal make a lucrative business out of outrageous headlines. But this is nothing new.  Mankind has always had burning desire for uncovering secret truths--even in the time of Shakespeare.  For as Polonius said, "If circumstances lead me, I will find/Where truth is hid, though it were hid indeed/Within the center" (2.2.158-60).  The implication is that we are somehow better off in knowing the furtive facts.    But are we better off in knowing such things?  Since the time of Shakespeare, human nature has r...   [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework]

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The Importance of the Narrator of The Handmaid's Tale

- The Importance of the Narrator of The Handmaid's Tale The creation of Offred, the passive narrator of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, was intentional. The personality of the narrator in this novel is almost as important as the task bestowed upon her. Atwood chooses an average women, appreciative of past times, who lacks imagination and fervor, to contrast the typical feminist, represented in this novel by her mother and her best friend, Moira. Atwood is writing for a specific audience, though through careful examination, it can be determined that the intended audience is actually the mass population....   [tags: Handmaid's Tale Essays]

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The Power of Discourse in a Political Sex Scandal

- The Power of Discourse in a Political Sex Scandal On August 12th, 2004 New Jersey Governor James McGreevey became this nation's first openly gay state governor. Several moments after he stated, "I am a gay American", he succumbed to intense political and public pressure by announcing his resignation from New Jersey's most powerful position. This announcement and resignation came after a week of intense allegations that McGreevey sexually harassed a male colleague whom he had appointed. While American politics are not foreign to sexual scandal, the political destruction and individual defeat which McGreevey currently faces is poignantly unique....   [tags: Politics Political Sex Gender Essays]

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Points to Consider When You Buy or Sell Websites

- Points to Consider When You Buy or Sell Websites Reprinted with permission of VotanWeb.com I've worked with many website sellers and many more potential website buyers over the years. I strongly believe that the best way for an entrepreneur to successfully get into an online business, or expand what they already have, is to buy an existing profitable website. To help those who are considering buying or selling a website, I offer the following overview of what I think are the most important issues when buying or selling a website....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites]

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Funds: Hedge and Mutual- Who and What They Are

- Funds: Hedge and Mutual- Who and What They Are Ever since their creation in 1949 by A. W. Jones, hedge funds have been widely regarded as a unique and luring alternative to investing ones money. Some have seen them as a replacement to the well-known mutual fund- while others believe that they are an entirely new domain. Besides defining both the hedge fund and mutual fund, this paper aims to expose the answer to a deeper question: Are hedge funds REALLY different than a mutual fund, and if so, how and why....   [tags: Finance Financing Money Essays]

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Childhood Sexual Abuse Impacting the Etiology of Eating Disorders

- Childhood Sexual Abuse Impacting the Etiology of Eating Disorders Today's literature estimates that as many as 1 in 3 females and 1 in 7 boys have been the victim of sexual abuse. There are about 2,000 to 3,000 new cases of incest each year in each major city in the United States. It is reported by the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse that in 1993, 2.9 million children were reported to protective services because they were being abused, neglected, or both (Schwartz). 16% of these 2.9 million children had been sexually abused....   [tags: Nutrition Health Psychology Essays]

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Brutality and Deceit in A Streetcar Named Desire

-     A Streetcar Named Desire is a socially challenging play in light of the way in which Tennessee Williams depicts the capacity of human nature for brutality and deceit.  He takes the viewpoint that, no matter how structured or 'civilized' society is, all people will rely on their natural animal instincts, such as dominance and deception, to get themselves out of trouble at some stage in life.  William's has created three main characters, Blanche Dubois, Stella Kowalski and Stanley Kowalski....   [tags: Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire]

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Comparing Philosophies in West-Running Brook and Meditation 17

- Philosophies in West-Running Brook and Meditation 17      No matter the elaborate chicanery afforded its disclosure or evasion, the subject of death relentlessly permeates the minds of men. Death and its cyclical, definitive nature connects all humans to one another. Robert Frost in "West-Running Brook" and John Donne in "Meditation 17" provoke a universal reexamination of the relationship between life and death. While both authors metaphorically represent this relationship, the former assumes a pessimistic approach by negating any correlation between the two, whereas the latter, voicing man’s dependence on G-d, optimistically surmises the crossover a restoration of our natural haven....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Asserting Masculinity in the Cultural Context of Camp

- Asserting Masculinity in the Cultural Context of Camp Summer camp is an important annual experience in many children’s lives. Some kids choose to continue with camp long past their camper years and become counselors. A program, the Camper in Leadership Training (CILT) program, exists within the camp structure as a leadership program designed to educate kids, aged fifteen through seventeen, on how to become effective counselors. Each session typically concludes with a closing campfire, which the male CILTs extinguish after the females have left by urinating on the embers....   [tags: Sociology Essays Research Papers]

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Fragments of A Painful Case and Paper Pills

- Fragments of "A Painful Case" and "Paper Pills" Although James Joyce and Sherwood Anderson situate their subjects in very different milieux (Joyce's in Dublin; Anderson's in Winesburg, Ohio), two of their subjects speak the same language of idiosyncrasy. In Joyce's "A Painful Case," Mr. Duffy keeps on his desk "a little sheaf of papers held together by a brass pin. In these sheets a sentence was inscribed from time to time and, in an ironical moment, the headline of an advertisement for Bile Beans had been pasted on to the first sheet" (Joyce 103)....   [tags: Painful Case Paper Pills Essays]

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The Reliability of Heidegger’s Reading of Plato’s Gigantomachia

- The Reliability of Heidegger’s Reading of Plato’s Gigantomachia ABSTRACT: At issue is the reliability of Heidegger’s contention that Greek thinking, especially Plato’s, was constricted by an unthought "pre-ontology." "The meaning of being" supposedly guiding and controlling Greek ontology is "Being = presence." This made "the question of the meaning of ousia itself" inaccessible to the Greeks. Heidegger’s Plato’s Sophist is his most extensive treatment of a single dialogue. To test his own reliability, he proposes "to demonstrate, by the success of an actual interpretation of [the Gigantomachia], that this sense of Being [as presence] in fact guided [Plato’s] ontological questioning ....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]

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Sources and Implications in Paul Ricoeur's Ideology Concept

- Sources and Implications in Paul Ricoeur's Ideology Concept (1) ABSTRACT: This paper intends to shed light on the issue of ideology as found in the work of Ricoeur. According to Ricoeur, ideology is not only distortive of social reality; it is as well related to society's power and integration, which in fact changes our way of understanding the entire world. Ideology is an endless and unresolvable problem, since there is no non-ideological place from which to discuss ideology. The phenomenological hermeneutic is employed in an attempt to mediate ideological phenomena in a Ricoeur-like fashion....   [tags: Paul Ricoeur Philosophy Philosophical Essays]

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Legislation and Predatory Lending in the Mortgage Industry

- Legislation and Predatory Lending in the Mortgage Industry The American Dream has been one of this nation's most enduring ideals of the past half-century. Presumably, every young couple, low-income family, and incoming immigrant hopes to one day produce 1.7 kids, obtain 1.3 cars, and of course purchase the house with the white picket fence. But fulfilling these goals costs money; and the aforementioned groups are among the least financially stable in the country. These people's need for extra funding has led to the extension of credit to large segments of the population who were previously deemed unqualified....   [tags: Business Finance Essays]

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Revenge in Hamlet and The Revenger's Tragedy

-     In this study of revenge and revengers in two Elizabethan revenge tragedies the two plays I shall look at are Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, and The Revenger's Tragedy, by Thomas Middleton. I shall look first at the playwrights' handling of the characters of the revengers, and then at the treatment of the revengers by other characters in the plays. Although having similarities in their underlying themes, and in their adherence to conventions, these two plays present contrasting pictures of the figure of the revenger; Hamlet offering a far more complex treatment of its main character, and The Revenger's Tragedy appearing, in comparison, limited by the author's social message, and lacking...   [tags: Elizabethan Revenge Tragedies]

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Releasing the Moment in Clampitt’s Poem Fog

- The photographer sights, clicks, stops; the moment is captured; the vision settles. The poet sights, clicks, begins; the moment is released; the vision starts. Tess Gallagher says, "the poem is always the enemy of the photograph." The art of poetry demands more than external vision; a poem takes the reader outside and inside to see, hear, touch, and feel every detail. In Amy Clampitt’s poem "Fog," she immerses the reader’s senses in the entirety of the moment’s external grace and its secret inner core....   [tags: Clampitt Fog Essays]

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Comparing A Doll's House and Oedipus Rex

- Comparing A Doll's House and Oedipus Rex Ibsen's drama "A Doll's House", serves as an example of the kind of issue-based drama that distinguishes Ibsen from many of his contemporaries. The play's dialogue is not poetic, but very naturalistic, and the characters are recognizable people. Given the sense of modernity which the play possesses it seems unusual to compare it to a Greek tragedy produced more than two-thousand years previously. On closer examination however, there are certain similarities between the way in which "A Doll's House" is plotted and a tragedy such as Oedipus Rex....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Internet Privacy, Cookies, and Data Mining Practices

-      Abstract     Technology has progressed to the point where a user's web usage can be tracked between sessions by almost anyone. Text files dropped on a user's machine, known as cookies, can give certain corporations personal information about the user, and can even keep track of what sites the user has visited. Such personal information can subsequently be sold or exploited, jeopardizing the user's privacy.             In recent years and months, use of the Internet, specifically the world-wide web, has grown by leaps and bounds....   [tags: Technology Essays]

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Internet - Ethics of Online Medical Records

- The Ethics of Online Medical Records        Abstract:  This paper describes the ethical implications of developing a national online medical database.  Such a database would contain the lifetime health records of every U.S. resident by combining information from a variety of sources.  The advantages of such a system are many, but in the end, the question remains whether patients want to trade privacy for better healthcare.   A lonely ninety-year-old Chinese woman walks into a clinic.  Without any medical records, the physicians diagnose her with stroke, and she is immediately hospitalized.  Two days later, her son arrives at the hospital, apparently quite angry with the doctors.  He inf...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Link Between Friendship and Moral Development

- The Link Between Friendship and Moral Development The study of morality is molded by an intricately linked set of tangential issues each of which has a unique effect on moral development. Friendship and peer groups in particular play an indisputable role in helping to shape the path of moral development in children and adolescents. In evaluating various philosophical and psychological perspectives on morality, two principal arguments emerge concerning the link between friendship and moral development: in the first argument, friendships act as a positive force in fostering moral development, as they provide a background upon which children can formulate their own moral rules and values....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays]

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The Problem with—and Possible Solution to—Gene Patents

- The Problem with—and Possible Solution to—Gene Patents Genomics research, despite the years of concerted effort already put into it, is only in its incipient stages—much of the promise of the field relies on innovations, discoveries, and applications yet to come. The vision of this future painted by Francis Collins, Eric Green, Alan Guttmacher, and Mark Guyer (Collins et al., 2003) hinges, as they point out, on the free exchange of information amongst researchers, which “necessarily entails consideration of the complex issues of intellectual property (for example, patenting and licensing) and commercialization” (p....   [tags: Science Biology Biological Genes Essays]

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The Wrongful Conviction of Rubin (Hurricane) Carter

- The Wrongful Conviction of Rubin (Hurricane) Carter There is no doubt in the minds of many people who are familiar with the Rubin "Hurricane" Carter story that he, and the man who was convicted for murder with him, John Artis, are innocent of those crimes. While no one knows for sure who is guilty of the crime, but the one thing that is for certain is that Carter and Artis were victims of racial bias from many people who would see them in jail. This story is truly a tragic one of a promising career, and of a life that was spoiled by prejudice and one that reviles some of the ways in which, society's present legal system can fail to ensure the right of justice for people in our society....   [tags: Criminal Justice Essays]

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A Critique of Berger's Uncertainty Reduction Theory

- A Critique of Berger's Uncertainty Reduction Theory How do people get to know each other. Bugs Bunny likes to open up every conversation with the question, "What's up Doc. Why does he do this. Is Bugs Bunny "uncertain". Let's explore this idea of uncertainty. Shifting focus now to college students. As many other college students at Ohio University, I am put into situations that make me uncertain of my surroundings almost every time I go to a class for the first time, a group meeting, or social event on the weekend....   [tags: Psychology Culture Essays]

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The Process of Obtaining a Home Mortgage

- To begin this executive summary, we first look at the issue of research. In our semester project we are discussing the steps one would take in order to get a home mortgage. The reason we have chosen to do this project is to see how one goes about not only becoming approved for a loan but also how to service your mortgage and keep it up to par. The sources that we used in obtaining this information were sources that were able to help educate us on home mortgage and also help us further understand the entire process....   [tags: Business]

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HIV and AIDS: How Has It Developed?

- How Has It Developed. Only within the last two decades have HIV and AIDS become largely visible in the United States and across the globe. It may appear that there is virtually a void in legislation dealing with HIV and AIDS because of the relatively recent increase in public awareness. Perhaps, though, this lack of legislation should not be surprising considering the fact that almost no other specific illnesses are the target of direct legislation. The rights of patients are often the topic of new laws; however, exact diseases or disorders are not usually expounded upon in these broader forms of legislation....   [tags: HIV AIDS Diseases Health Essays]

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Managing the Workplace Ethics of Social Media

- Social media applications on the internet have skyrocketed in the area of interests for all ages of employees in the work force. As fast as these applications are gaining popularity, so are they changing the way employers are looking at their employees and their companies in general. There are so many benefits that social media has brought to the cooperate world, but with this each company is becoming increasingly more aware of the risks that are involved with using it. Misuse of company resources, conflicts of interest, and criticism of others are just a few.  This is a challenging topic, because there is so much corss-over on many ethical and compliance issues....   [tags: Social Networking, Facebook, 2014]

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Characterization in Hawthorne's Young Goodman Brown

- Characterization in “Young Goodman Brown”          The dialogue, action and motivation revolve about the characters in the story (Abrams 32-33). It is the purpose of this essay to demonstrate the types of characters present in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown,” whether static or dynamic, whether flat or round, and whether protrayed through showing or telling.   There are only three well-developed, or three dimensional characters, in this short story, and they are the protagonist, Goodman Brown, and his wife, Faith, and the fellow-traveller or the devil....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown YGB]

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Bridging Two Worlds in Girl Interrupted

- Bridging Two Worlds in Girl Interrupted      Susanna Kaysen's memoir, Girl Interrupted describes Kaysen's struggle to transcend across the boundary that separates her from two parallel universes: the worlds of sanity and insanity, security and vulnerability. In this memoir, Kaysen details her existence as a psychiatric patient diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder in a mental institution where time seems circular alongside a parallel universe where time is normally linear. The hospital itself becomes a paradoxical representation of both strict confinement and ultimate personal freedom....   [tags: Girl Interrupted]

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The Scarlet Letter and the Egg-carton

- The Scarlet Letter and the Egg-carton An analogy between two subjects can often lead to a better understanding of one or more of the topics. This point can be displayed by a comparison between the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter, and a normal egg-carton. An analogy can be made between the concealment of secrets in the novel and the concealment of the eggs by a closed egg-container. Also, a correlation can be made between the revealing of secrets by the characters in The Scarlet Letter and the revealing of the many eggs by an open egg-carton....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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The Character Horatio in Shakespeare's Hamlet

- The Character Horatio in Shakespeare's Hamlet In the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, the confidant Horatio is created to serve a number of different purposes. Horatio is a flat character. He is a loyal, obedient, and trustworthy companion to Hamlet. His character does not undergo any significant transformation throughout the play, except that he serves as a witness of the death of Hamlet, Claudius, and Gertrude. Horatio's role in the play seems to be as a utilitarian character that Shakespeare created in order to heighten the suspense of the play....   [tags: Shakespeare Hamlet Essays]

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We Cannot Permit Infringements on Privacy

- George Orwell foresees a nightmarish-future for the world in his book 1984, where individualism loses precedence to "the good of society," and with it goes the individual's private life. "The [controlling] Party" in the socialist government knows the intimate details of all citizens, and prosecutes those who violate social orders through threatening speech, behavior or thoughts. The omnipresent visual warning "Big Brother is Watching You,” reminds citizens that no personal information is safe from the "Thought Police." While this may seem far-fetched to some, Orwell envisioned technology facilitating government's abuse of power in 1950; in the twenty-first century, progress has left one's pr...   [tags: Privacy Essays]

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The Criminalization of Knowingly Transmitting AIDS

- Table of Contents Brief history of AIDS and the criminalization of knowingly transmitting it.......................................3 Interviews concerning the issue............................4 Reasons for the criminalization of knowingly transmitting AIDS..................................................5 Reasons against the criminalization of knowingly transmitting AIDS.....................................7 My position and conclusion.................................8 Brief History of AIDS and the Criminalization of Knowingly Transmitting It Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)....   [tags: Health Medicine]

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How Important is the Encryption Debate?

- How Important is the Encryption Debate. The encryption debate is intense and heated in certain circles, but is of no major concern to the vast majority of people in the United States. Most of the people I talk to regard its regulation to be of little consequence, or too complicated to take a position on. Indeed, the prevailing opinion I encounter is that is an area best left to the experts who understand its capabilities, uses and dangers. While no one really trusts the government, in the face of the sundry bogeymen evoked by law enforcement agents as a rationale for protecting the people, most people are hard pressed to stand up and speak of the inviolability of their privacy rights....   [tags: Encryption Market Essays]

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Shame and Learning in Plato's Apology

- Shame and Learning in Plato's Apology ABSTRACT: In the Apology, Socrates proves to be the master teacher (1) of Athens in the way that he invites the city to overcome its "cognitive shame." Psychologist and teacher Paul Shane contends that much of the learning process begins in shame. (2) Shane defines shame in this way: Shame is the feeling of being exposed and wanting to hide one's nakedness. It is related to ego-ideal. One has a conception of self, an image of what one can be, and the feeling of shame is experienced in not having achieved a desired and attainable goal, in lacking something, in being inadequate....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Apology Plato Essays]

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Clash of Virtues in Othello

- Clash of Virtues in Othello       Perhaps it is just human nature, but people have a way of going to absolute extremes. Whether exhibiting severity in the way one loves, or the way one is loyal, or the way one strives for ambitions, people, in general, have a tendency to take their emotions or actions "all the way." It's an exhibition of passion. Being an expert on the human condition, no one knows or can illustrate this better than Shakespeare. Particularly in his tragedies, Shakespeare very precisely defines aspects of the human condition....   [tags: Othello essays]

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The Psychology of The Gambler

- The Psychology of The Gambler   In Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The Gambler, we are presented with a novel whose protagonist is what we would call today a problem gambler.  The gambling mania of the story's hero, Alexei Ivanovitch, is a mirror of Dostoyevsky's own gambling compulsion.  The heroine, Polina Alexandrovna, represents a woman Dostoyevsky had as a real lover.  Polina is the stepdaughter of the General, who Alexei works for as a servant.  The General shows paranoia over gambling from the outset of the story.  He censures Alexei with respect to his care of the children, "I suppose you would like to take them to the Casino to play roulette?  Well, excuse my speaking so plainly, but I know...   [tags: Fyodor Dostoyevsky The Gambler]

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Differing Opinions of Bleak House

- Differing Opinions of Bleak House When Bleak House, by Charles Dickens, was published in 1853, it did not go unnoticed by critics. The reviews of the period where anything but tepid in tone or opinion in regard to Dickens’ newest novel. Most notably, the critics were concerned with the structure of the novel, characterization, and, in particular, Esther as a plausible character. By singling out reviewers from different publications of the time, it is possible to see what the public in 1853 was reading about Bleak House in regard to these issues....   [tags: Bleak House essay]

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The Monkey and His Mother

- The Monkey and His Mother My mother is always suspicious of panhandlers. She used to pull me closer whenever we'd encounter a begging homeless person on the subway and drop her eyes, focusing on the stray paper and chewing-gum medallions--blackened with soot of the city--that decorated the floor. She and my father frequently describe seeing a homeless man who begs in our neighborhood (claiming to have AIDS, and afflicted with a multitude of painful-looking sores) walking down a street near our house, dapper in a dark business suit, his face free of the blemishes that had covered his skin on other occasions....   [tags: Personal Narrative Homeless Papers]

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The Government's Actions Against Terrorism

- The Government's Actions Against Terrorism There have been many actions taken by the government since September 11th to assure the American people that things are back to normal and to make us feel safe again. The federal government has approved secret military tribunals for accused terrorists. The Patriot Act has given law enforcement unprecedented powers to tap phones, increase wiretaps, and read emails. Federal and states lawmakers are proposing many laws limiting access to public record. Airport security will face many changes in the coming years and the government will use new technologies, such as biometrics, for identification....   [tags: 9/11 Terrorist Septmeber 11 Essays]

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Respect for Persons,Beneficence, and Justice

- Respect for Persons,Beneficence, and Justice In July of 1974 The National Research Act was signed into law. Through this act, The Belmont Report was developed over 4 year period of time that included an intense four day conference followed by monthly meetings until it was completed in April of 1979. The Belmont Report sets out to define the ethical principles and guidelines for the protection of human subjects of research. The report was established prior to Barney Clark and the artificial heart and therefore was the guidelines that the doctors and researchers had to follow....   [tags: Research Researching Privacy Essays]

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Ethics Can Make the Difference

- Ethics Can Make the Difference Ethics are “rules or standards that govern the conduct of members of a group” (Roland). In every work environment there are a predetermined set of ethical standards the company has put forth for its employees to abide by. But in the technologically fast paced world of today, the lines of what is ethical and unethical blurs easily. While some will argue that any information that is accessible should be able to be read by anyone looking for it, others will argue that just because the information exists on a computer somewhere does not mean it is open territory for all....   [tags: Morals Management Jobs Essays Business]

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Free Software - the Definition

- Free Software - the Definition Free in Free Software is referring to freedom, not price. Having been used in this meaning since the 80s, the first documented complete definition appears to be the GNU's Bulletin, vol. 1 no. 6 , published January 1989. In particular, four freedoms define Free Software: [1] The freedom to run the program, for any purpose. Placing restrictions on the use of Free Software, such as time (``30 days trial period', ``license expires January 1st, 2004'), purpose (``permission granted for research and non-commercial use') or an arbitrary limitation of geographic area (``must not be used in country X') makes a program non-free....   [tags: Definition Free Software Essays]

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Heroism in Lord Jim

- Heroism in Lord Jim   In the heartfelt novel, Lord Jim, Joseph Conrad explores the concept of heroism through the conduct and emotions of Jim, a man who spends his life attempting to seek penance for an act of cowardice he committed as a young officer during the shipwreck of the Patna in the East. Through the eyes of the narrator, Marlowe, the reader sees Jim's internal struggle to repent for his sin as he "jumps" from job to job trying to escape his ominous legacy, eventually landing in the dangerous and isolated community in a native state, Patusan....   [tags: Conrad Lord Jim Essays]

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Online Child Safety Precautions

- Online Child Safety Precautions In a society that relies so heavily on technology and the Internet to make life easier, the issue of online safety is often overlooked. Such a small and simple thing as protecting the children of our community from harmful Internet content seems unimportant, but given the fact that the kids in today's society are as computer literate as most adults; there needs to be a re-evaluation of priority. Given the way that technology has become so universal in our culture today, it is hard to believe we ever survived without it....   [tags: Internet]

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Looking for Dr. Fuller

- Looking for Dr. Fuller It's the next to next to last day of English 381: The Personal Essay. We're reading Annie Dillard's Teaching A Stone to Talk and I call attention to a blurb on the jacket by Edward Albee. A student notes asks about another quotation from Dr. R. Buckminster Fuller. She doesn't know who Fuller is, and no one else in the class does either, but the running speculation is that he's a fundamentalist evangelist, a sort of Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. I fumble for an explanation of Fuller--architect, philosopher, voice of a generation like Dr....   [tags: Buckminster Fuller Essays]

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Rape on College Campuses

- Rape on College Campuses Nicole Johnson*, a 22-year-old senior at an area university looks back at her college experience as graduation approaches, generally happy with how everything turned out, however, a dark cloud still looms over her freshman year when she was raped. “I went to a party with a few girls I just met,” Nicole recalls. “I had two beers and felt really drunk and could barely stand up.” After lying down in an empty room in the apartment, Nicole only remembers the moment she woke up....   [tags: Sexual Violence Crimes Essays]

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Computer Matching Versus Privacy

- Computer Matching Versus Privacy Introduction With the advent of new computer technologies, the ease with which new information can be discovered from aggregating data sources is astounding. This technique is called computer matching. When it comes to doing research this can be an incredible source of new ideas and correlations between sets of data. However, this same technique can be applied to information about individual people. Suddenly, by pulling together disparate sources of data, private information can be learned about an individual without their knowledge or consent....   [tags: Private Personal Information Essays]

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Business

- Nowadays the debate about the businesses’ ethical behavior through the decision making process has been increased due to the collapse of famous companies after the disclosure of financial scandals related with them. The legal responsibility has been focused on specific categories of professionals like accountants, auditors and managers as they are supposed to work in an appropriate way to avoid such circumstances. The purpose of this article is to review two academic journals which try to present situations, where managers and accountants were led to illegal behavior like defrauding financial statements, to analyze some ethical theories and explore what would have happened if they had been a...   [tags: Financial Scandal, Ethical Theories, Informative]

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Sexuality

- Sexuality is defined in many ways, for the sake of this papers clarity sexuality will be defined as, sexual feelings and interactions that are defining features of romantic intimacy. (Fering 2009) Child sexual abuse (CSA) is defined in the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences as "any [sexual] action that is inflicted upon or must be tolerated by a child against their own will or any [sexual] action about which the child cannot make a decision due to their physical, emotional, mental, and verbal inferiority." Statistics for the prevalence of CSA range from anywhere from 15 to 25 percent of women to 5 to 10 percent of men according to Deegener....   [tags: Social Issues, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault]

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The Cold War

- The Cold War When World War II in Europe finally came to an end on May 7, 1945, a new war was just beginning. The Cold War: denoting the open yet restricted rivalry that developed between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies, a war fought on political, economic, and propaganda fronts, with limited recourse to weapons, largely because of fear of a nuclear holocaust.1 This term, The Cold War, was first used by presidential advisor Bernard Baruch during a congressional debate in 1947....   [tags: American History Papers]

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The Family Circuit

- The Family Circuit A mother is doing laundry while her infant sleeps soundly in the room upstairs. She is mid-fold when a cry pierces the silence. She looks over at the baby-cam monitor and sees that her child is in his crib. She reads the dials on the side of the monitor: Vital Signs: normal. Diaper moisture level: 0. Minutes since last feeding: 136. Sighing, she reaches over and clicks three buttons, and resumes her work. Upstairs the crib starts to rock gently, as a nearby stereo plays a recording of his mother's voice singing, and a mechanical arm holding a bottle reaches in and holds the bottle for the baby to grasp....   [tags: Technology Computers Entertainment Papers]

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Lextura Dantis

- Dante varies his presentation greatly throughout Malebolge. Each bolgia has its own particular atmosphere, and the abrupt tonal and structural shifts between them make the move from bolgia to bolgia a medley of styles and techniques. But no shift is so striking as that between the eighth and ninth, in which the reader leaves a bolgia marked by two eloquent, searching dramatic monologues for one characterized by pithy, epigrammatic comments. The heroic exhortation of Ulysses and the sinuous self-revelation of Guido da Montefeltro give way to the truncated, compressed rhetoric of Mohammed, Pier da Medicina, Mosca, and Bertran de Born....   [tags: The Divine Comedy]

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Word-Processing Software

- Word-Processing Software Technology allows our communities to move and think faster. Reflective of our society, the Internet and related software have excelled the speed of writing too. True, the written word is at the top of its popularity thus far in history, as the latest technologies still require words. In the twenty-first century, people on average write more than ever before. Reading Web sites, writing emails, and surfing the Web are all technological customs found in everyday life for those with computer access....   [tags: Pedagogy Technology Writing Writers Essays]

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Software Ethics

- Software Ethics Cases Studies of Patent and Copyright Failures Copyrights and patents are used to protect a certain expressions of ideas and processes. These laws are intended to protect the inventor(s). But how useful are they. What is the computer industries’ track record in protecting inventions. What are we doing discussing ethics anyway. This paper will present a series of case studies which will illustrate how copyrights and patents have failed to protect inventors. After that discussion, the paper will examine whether there is an ethical view which could justify the failure of the patent and copyright laws....   [tags: Software Technology Computers Essays]

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stereotypes

- Listing Agreement (now called a service provisions agreement) 1. A type of employment agreement between a principal and a agent 2. It authorizes the broker to try to find (procuring cause) a ready, willing and able buyer on terms acceptable to the seller. Parties 1. Seller is the principal 2. The broker is the agent 3. Salespeople are the sub-agents of the seller 4. Cooperating broker is the agent of the listing broker and the sub-agent of the seller 5. Salespeople in the cooperating brokers office are agents of their broker Requirements 1....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Enron

- Enron Executives at high-flying Enron Corp. (ENE ) never seemed overly concerned with how the rest of the world viewed their business practices. Earlier this year, the California Attorney General had to get a court order to collect documents in an industrywide investigation into energy price fixing. And when an analyst challenged former CEO Jeffrey K. Skilling in a conference call to produce Enron's balance sheet, Skilling called him an "ass----." Still, even some Enron executives worried that the company had gone too far with two complex partnerships set up in 1999 to buy company assets and hedge investments....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]

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Microsoft

- Wednesday, many government sources confirmed that Justice Department lawyers have proposed splitting Microsoft Corp. as a remedy for the company's allegedly anti-competitive behavior. The proposal was discussed over the weekend at a secret meeting of officials from the U.S. government and 19 states that have sued Microsoft. The position of the Federal government and the states was presented to Federal Mediator Richard Posner last Monday, which was the filing deadline. Posner has been meeting in Chicago with state and federal prosecutors every Monday and with the company each Tuesday....   [tags: essays research papers]

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