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Successful Discussions with Young Adults

- When having a meeting with young adults, keeping them interested is very important. It only takes one person to lose interest in the discussion to distract others. The last meeting the adults and myself had with our young people took a lot of studying and planning. We wanted to have an open communication relationship with the young people. In this meeting, we wanted to communicate with them and also have them to communicate with us. We wanted to have their undivided attention. Watching their body language and body gestures, would let the speaker know if they are paying attention....   [tags: meetings, interest, non-verbal communication]

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Sports Companies Using Instagram for Promotions and Discussions

- Hello Class, In today’s ever changing and adapting social media landscape, one thing is certain-businesses need a personal yet still organic platform to express themselves. Instagram is one social media tool in particular that is helping in the promotion and marketing of individual sports events, sports organizations and sports entities. Even though Instagram is a relatively young company, its reach and popularity is very massive. According to Jenn Herman’s Maximize Social Business (#MSB) article in just three years Instagram has established over 150 million users, which is a faster growth trajectory than Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest....   [tags: modern day social media marketing campaings]

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Managing Efficient Corporate Discussions

- If communication is the livelihood of any business, then meetings are the heart, mind, and soul. The place where we communicate our thoughts, sort them out, share our obsessions for better or worse, create original understandings and fresh directions. It is where agreements can take place or collapse, where plans are articulated and debated. Basically, it is where we engage with others. Meetings are essentially, people meeting with people. Almost all companies have business meetings as a standard part of accomplishing things....   [tags: Business Management]

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Humor in Task-Oriented Group Discussions

- Robinson, Dawn T., Smith-Lovin, Lynn. (2001). Getting A Laugh: Gender, Status, and Humor in Task Discussions*. Social Forces, 80, 123-158. Background and Purpose: The general purpose of this study is to show how humor operates in task-oriented group discussions. The researchers used the opportunity to study the dynamic occurence of humor during group conversations. The researchers are using the functions of humor to come up with ideals about who it is that actually does the joking (male or female), and when and where this joking takes place....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Self Evaluation on Group Discussion

- The group discussion has just passed, and it was really a hard work and challenging. There were many precious lessons I got, and, hopefully, so did with my friends. Our group was consisting of four students. As a quantity, reasonably, we had had enough power to do a better work and gained a satisfying result. As I flashed back to the group discussion, it was enriching my memories. Some were in high spirit, remarkable and enjoyable. Opposite to it, few were disappointing. I still remembered that when we directed for the first meeting everyone was very enthusiastic and really keened to do it sooner....   [tags: Self Evaluations, Group Discussions, ]

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Interruptus: A Paper Reshowing Young and Fishman’s Analyses Regarding Men’s Tendency to Interrupt Women in Verbal Discussions

- ... In recording the total recitations, I considered only the individual recitations or contributions—the choral answers of a group were not tallied. Most of the time, there were pupils who consistently recited; thus increasing the total recitation points tallied for their represented group. On the other hand, during my first day of experimentation, I tallied the total recitation opportunities by considering the instances when the teacher asked for questions, suggestions, recommendations, or added input to the discourse; but since there are six different subjects and six different teaching styles, the total number of recitation opportunities that I recorded was varying....   [tags: gender differences and communication studies]

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Narrative Critique of a Qualitative Research Study

- The study outlined in the article is well organized in its major parts, including introduction, literature review, methodology, results, and discussions. The introduction provides the research question and purpose, while the remaining parts provide sufficient data to help in justifying the hypothesis and rationale of the study. The introduction of the article explains all the important aspects of the study; the study is about using the bona fide group aspect to examine leadership. The introduction also explicitly indicates the aim of the study, which is to investigate the leadership process and success from a bona fide group’s perspective (Galanes, 2003, p....   [tags: introduction, review, results, discussions]

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The Development of Wages

- One of the fundamental discussions in the realm of Economics since Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations. Wealth of Nations, printed in 1776 was the first in depth look into the distribution of wealth and the development of wages .After the likes of Smith and other classical economists such as John Ricardo, Robert Malthus, and Karl Marx, neoclassical approaches to wage theory began to develop . In 1932 J.R. Hicks published The Theory of Wages, which introduced the idea that wages were controlled by supply and demand ....   [tags: discussions in the realm of economics]

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Overview of Social Bond Theory

- Social bonds are comprised under the occurrences of attachment, commitment, involvement, and belief. Travis Hirschi named these four elements to propose a theory based on the assumption that acts of delinquent behavior are less likely to arise, when there is strength in social bonds. Attachment corresponds to the social binding towards family, friends, and institutions. It is the most important bond because these affective ties will help prevent deviant behavior by learning what is socially acceptable, and what is not....   [tags: Group Discussions, Building Bridges Camp]

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Educational Approach: Collaborative Group Work

- ... For a team to work effectively together and have the same objectives, cooperation must be within the group in order to complete the task, as well as collaboration which involves debate, diverse perspectives, constructive feedback and investigating alternate topics( woolfolk 338). As a teacher it is my duty to transfer this cooperative and collaborative knowledge of group work onto my students. A specific strategy can be jigsaw, this entails a cooperative structure in which each member of the group has to teach other members a particular section of the task; evidently building on students cooperation and collaboration within the team (woolfold 341)....   [tags: students, classrooms, discussions]

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Lac Z Gene

- Results The experiment conducted was to determine the expression of the lac z gene under different treatment conditions. The first treatment was to add 0.3% glucose to the E. coli. The second was to add 0.2% lactose. The third treatment was similar to the second one, in which 0.2% lactose was added, except at a later time. The only difference between these trials is the time the lactose was added. Treatment four was adding 0.3% glucose and 0.2% lactose to the E. coli. After the data was gathered, the treatments were analyzed through absorbance and the time required for reactions to take place....   [tags: Results, Discussions, Treatment Conditions]

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Discussions and Arguments of Old Earth vs Young Earth Creationism

- TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS III INTRODUCTION 1 ATHEISTIC EVOLUTION 1 THEISTIC EVOLUTION 1 OLD EARTH CREATIONISM 1 YOUNG EARTH CREATIONISM 2 COPERNICAN PRINCIPLE 2 EVOLUTIONISM 2 YOUNG EARTH AND OLD EARTH CREATIONISM ARGUMENTS 3 PERSONAL VIEW 4 CONCLUSION 4 BIBLIOGRAPHY 5 INTRODUCTION Evolution theories have been around for a long time. There have also been a lot of old- and young Earth creationism arguments. These theories and arguments are discussed in this paper. ATHEISTIC EVOLUTION Atheistic evolution can be defined as a belief that everything was created without any supernatural phenomenon (God)....   [tags: atheistic evolutions, copernican principle]

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The Negative Emotional and Behavioural Effects of Interparental Conflict on Children and Youth

- Hypothesis There are many negative short and long-term emotional and behavioural effects of witnessing parental conflict on children and youth. Definition of Terms Appraisals: Angry/ambivalent pattern (noun): One of the three basic ways to cope with background anger. Background anger (noun): A term in this context used to describe anger between adults. Concerned pattern (noun): One of the three basic ways to cope with background anger. In this pattern is where children show signs of mild distress during exposure to anger between adult strangers....   [tags: witnessing parental fights and discussions]

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A Discussion of Legality

- Case 1 The issues began when Ravi told Alice that he would be willing to sell her his house, which she rented from him as a student, upon graduation. An interesting question is if what Ravi said constitutes a genuine offer or not. Was his “willingness” to sell to be taken as a definite, or as an offer to do business at a specified time, such as an invitation to treat. Another possible issue is that Ravi communicated his willingness to sell the house to her 4 months before her graduation and Alice gave her “acceptance” by mail approximately 4 months after her graduation....   [tags: Law]

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Inquiry Based Discussion Strategies

- Discussions in the elementary science classroom are crucial to understanding scientific concepts. Unfortunately, the term discussions may lead us to imagine the whole group reading, followed by questions generated by the teacher, students restating what was previously read, and finally the teacher evaluating the students’ statements for correctness. This method of discussion is commonly known as initiation-response-feedback or IRF (Willington, 2011). This unfortunate scenario can be replaced by a more meaningful exchange known as inquiry based discussions....   [tags: education, teaching science]

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Inconsistencies in Discussion Board Administration

- Literature Review Introduction - The importance of discussion in an online environment The majority of authors of current literature agree that in an online class environment, discussion is a powerful learning experience (Bye, Smith et al. 2009). Discussion is especially useful and productive from the Constructivist view point(Bye, Smith et al. 2009). It allows for the learner to develop knowledge by sharing experiences through continued discussion with other learners. As discussed in the literature, many shy or withdrawn learners require time for reflection on a discussion and may not respond until they have completely formulated an idea or concept to their satisfaction....   [tags: Educational Technology ]

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The Discussion of Homosexuality in Comic Books

- The discussion of homosexuality in comic books has a long history, reaching back to 1954, when German-American psychiatrist Frederick Wertham published Seduction of the Innocent, a book that warned about the negative effect of popular literature. The book was a minor bestseller and was taken seriously at the time, creating alarm in parents with the claim that reading the crime-, superhero- and horror comics that contain descriptions of violence, sex, drug use and other adult themes, children will be encouraged to similar behavior (Wikipedia)....   [tags: homosexuality, comic books]

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What is Online Discussion?

- Many benefits of online discussion have been recorded in the literature. For example, participation in an asynchronous online discussion is time and place independent (Morse, 2003: Williams etal., 2001). Participants who involved online discussion can contribute whenever they have a useful input and wherever they are as long as they have access to a network based computer. Williams (2002, p. 266) explained the freedom from temporal and geographical constraints international students have “flexibility in the time, place and pace of communication” with others....   [tags: Technology, Communication]

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Ethical Discussion About Surrogacy

- Surrogacy is a modern medical treatment, which is the process that a woman carries and delivers the baby for another person or another couple. Ethical problems of this medical technology have been discussed frequently in recent years. Some arguments support surrogacy, some against. Those arguments and ethical issues involved in will be discussed in this paper. From the scientific point of view, there are two major types of surrogacy, which are traditional surrogacy and gestational surrogacy (Brinsden 484)....   [tags: medical treatment, natural insemination]

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Collective Discussion: An Exhibit of the Civilization that was Catalhoyuk

- Representing the vast neolithic civilization that was Catalhoyuk in a single exhibit is a difficult task that requires an incorporation of three specific things: tangible artifacts taken from the site of Catalhoyuk, visual aides explaining the archaeological data regarding the artifacts, and live archaeologists to explain the data to exhibit visitors. My exhibit will include all of these. Laid out in a circular room, with 3 possible entrances--one between each section of the exhibit--my exhibit will include three separate sections that present figurines, food practices, and cultural findings, directly derived from the excavation at the Catalhoyuk site....   [tags: Archaeology]

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Examining of Estrich´s and Pineau´s Discussion on Rape

- This essay will examine Susan Estrich’s and Lois Pineau’s discussion on rape. Both contribute insights on our society’s negligence when it comes to the protection and justice for women. Estrich provides a peak into the legal system on how it determines rape. We will see that the law is shaped in a way that continues to oppress women and leave them unprotected. Pineau furthers the conversation on placing responsibility on the victim to prove the crime. She narrows her focus on date rape and raises an objection to the model of consent that shapes our culture’s attitude and our country’s law....   [tags: law on rape, aggression, legal system]

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Discussion of the Pre-Socratics

- Discussion of the Pre-Socratics Socrates is easily one of the most well known names in the history of philosophy. He is even portrayed via the magic of Hollywood time travel in the popular movie “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” and was more recently quoted inaccurately on a t-shirt as saying, “I drank what?” Despite his fame, Socrates was not the first philosopher by far, and certainly not the earliest to make meaningful contributions to the field of philosophy. Some of the great “Pre-Socratics” include Anaximenes, Parmenides, Xenophane, and Democritus....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophers Essays]

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Discussion Boards

- Discussion Boards I guess I’m just behind the times but to be honest, I have never ventured into an online community. This i s not sn’t because I don’t like computers or the internet, I just have never had any interest with comp ut outer related activities. So, trying to write this paper was very discouraging at first. I had no idea what MOO’s were, except for the sound that a cow made, and MUD’s, well, they just sounded a little dirty. Basically, I had never heard or knew of any online communities in my life....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Memory Research Discussion

- Memory Research Discussion Works Cited Not Included Much of the traditional laboratory research on memory conducted in the past century has followed Ebbinghaus (1895) in using tightly controlled experiments that facilitate the quantification of memory (see Baddeley, 1990; Schacter, 1989)....   [tags: Papers]

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Using Listservs and Discussion Groups in the English Classroom

- Using Listservs and Discussion Groups in the English Classroom Virtually everyone is on the Internet these days from my 85-year-old grandfather to my five-year-old nephew. We are checking our emails from long lost friends and next-door neighbors. As adults we are paying our bills, filing our taxes, and scheduling our appointments. But the phenomena is not exclusive to adults; teens are on there more than ever communicating with one another, shopping, and finding out information about endless topics in just a click of a few buttons....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Internet Education Essay]

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Sports Cause the Discussion of Ethical, Social and Cultural Issues

- Sports Promote Discussion of Ethical, Social and Cultural Issues   Abstract:  In contemporary American society, the pervasiveness of sports has become the vehicle for the discussion of important ethical and cultural issues. The typical American is included in this discussion due to this cultural saturation. This saturation plays an important role in public discourse. Sports provide an egalitarian platform for the daily discussion of important ethical, social and cultural issues. Throughout history, sports have been an integral part of human experience....   [tags: Expository Cause Effect Essays]

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Conclusions and Discussion

- 5. Conclusions and Discussion Our survey results indicate that the good pace of AMT adoption in India continues with slight increase in pace in a comparable way. The grand average of adoption for all the 25 technology in 2010 is 2.125 (1-not implemented, 2-implementation in progress, 3-fully implemented) which was 2.002 in 2001. With respect to future plans for adoption the average for all technologies is 1.954 currently which was 1.867 (1-no plans, 2-considering plans, 3-have plans) in 2001. Similarly, the 2010 and 2001 values respectively for plans requiring investment are 0.505 and 0.620 (0-no, 1-yes)....   [tags: Research Analysis]

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Discussion of Significant Differences Between Men's and Women's Talking Manners

- Discussion of Significant Differences Between Men's and Women's Talking Manners Beginning with the role of compliments in female-male interaction by Janet Holmes in Reading B of Chapter 1 of your textbook Using English: from conversation to canon, discuss the significant differences between men’s and women’s talk – the way they interact, their choice of words and phrases and the topics they like to discuss. The linguist Halliday (1978) suggests that language has a dual function; it communicates ideational meaning, in terms of the information and ideas expressed, and it also communicates interpersonal meaning, expressing the degree of friendliness, or status differ...   [tags: Papers]

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Christ as A Master in Discussion of the Dao

- Christ as A Master in Discussion of the Dao As intelligent beings, we spend much of our adult lives wondering if the life we lead is truly how we should live. The Dao De Jing teaches that we should live a life in which we have reduced our ego to the point of minimizing if not, eliminating its role in our actions and thoughts. By maintaining the smallest ego possible, we are more able to respond to situations with our true hearts, not with the interest of ourselves in mind. By reacting to events and happenings in our life through natural tendencies, we respond through our true self instead of our ego making decisions that maintain our personal interests, or at least keep our personal intere...   [tags: Philosophy]

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A Discussion on the Culture of the Performer

- A Discussion on the Culture of the Performer Culture is one of the most difficult things to define. Trying to fit all of the subtle nuances and colloquialisms of a people group into a ridged form often requires drastic simplification. However, for the purpose of enlightening others in regards to one’s own culture, there is no other alternative. Culture in short, as defined by the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute, is “the following ways of life, including but not limited to: Language, Arts and Sciences, Thought, Spirituality, Social Activity, and Interaction.” To that end, the culture of the performer may be defined as the aforementioned ways of life in regards to the people group known...   [tags: Culture ]

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A Discussion of the Problems in Classics Cabinets

- Classics Cabinets Pty Ltd is a company that designs and manufactures custom-built kitchen cabinetry, was founded in Springvale, Melbourne in 2001, and the two owners are siblings Chinh and Anh Chu. Chinh is a high skilled cabinetmaker, and now his role in the company is as the production and operations manager. Anh, on the other side, is an interior designer with qualification, and because she had found an interest in the financial and overall management of the enterprise, she is the de factor general manager....   [tags: Kitchen Cabinets, Designs]

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A Discussion on Vocabulary Teaching and Learning

- A Discussion on Vocabulary Teaching and Learning 1. Introduction Vocabulary has always been regarded as a key component of language teaching and learning in EFL settings. However, compared with grammar instruction, vocabulary teaching seems to receive little attention and interest. It is not until 1990s that increasing efforts have been made towards the study of vocabulary as an important element of effective communication in second language learning. Wilkins points out ‘without grammar very little can be conveyed, but without vocabulary nothing can be conveyed’ (1972, p....   [tags: English as a foreign language]

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A Discussion to Compare Moral Theories

- ... For the ethical relativist, there are no universal moral standards -- standards that can be applied to all peoples at all times. Culture and personal morals cause a person to make certain moral decisions. Personally, my beliefs align with ethical relativism, as I do not believe that all morality adhere to universal laws or the fear of a spiritual deity. I feel that the way we treat each other as human beings, the lessons taught by my culture and my own internal feelings of right and wrong guide me....   [tags: ethical, abolutism, relativism]

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Discussion on Brain Development in India

- Introduction: The present generation, by far the most critical morale demonstration rather too light, bright, and shy; they want popularity and vivacity if consistent usage of social networks. Feelings, impulses, wishes, and fantasies are the dominant dynamic content of adult world. My discussion of brain development in India is clustered around basic individual’s reciprocity with social environment, where immediate members of family are the critical counter players. It is complicated and ambivalent relationship to pleasure, which we spend most of time and resources pursuing....   [tags: social networks, intrinsic, extrinsic]

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Discussion over the Existence of God

- The discussion over the existence of God remains one of the finest pursuits of the human mind to break out of the world and surpass the practical or extraordinary realm of experience. Without a doubt, the question of God's existence is one of the most significant questions of human philosophy. It alters the whole meaning of human life, and it challenges if man is really the Supreme Being in the universe or if man has a greater being that he must love and obey, or possibly defy. So the question is; does God exist....   [tags: religion, philosophy, supreme being]

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DISCUSSION ON THE PROPOSED DESIGN

- DISCUSSION ON THE PROPOSED DESIGN In this design, quad wan SSL VPN firewall will be used and placed at the main office as a perimeter firewall, the firewall will be connected to two layer 3 switches, which will act as a distribution point of the network, another three layer 2 manageable switches will replace the existing switches as the access layer. All the servers will be positioned at a single access switch forming the sever-farm, there will be redundant connections linking both the distribution switches and the servers; this option is selected in order to unify the servers’ connectivity, as well as to eliminate the number of hops connecting workstations and servers, while offering redund...   [tags: Information Technology ]

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A Discussion of Qualitative Research

- Qualitative Research This will be a discussion of qualitative research. It will define qualitative research, as well as look at the similarities and differences in the quantitative and qualitative research paradigms. Furthermore, this discussion will look into qualitative case study research and phenomenological research, with further contemplation of purposes, methods, and limitations for these two methods. Qualitative research is concerned with understanding people’s many layers of envisioned reality....   [tags: versus quantitative research]

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Financial Theory Discussion and Analysis

- ... Generally investors cannot borrow and lend at risk free rate as risk premium is charged by banks depending upon their credit worthiness. Thereby this assumption is one of the fundamental disadvantages followed by perfect capital theory which does not hold true. The advantages are as follows: It considers only the systematic risk thereby quantifying market risk element separately and in very scientific and simplistic way. The relationship established between return and systematic risk has become a standard model for modern researchers to extend and add more variable to the theory....   [tags: computing risk, market, capital]

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Mountaintop Removal: A Public Discussion

- About 60 people gathered at the Winter Sun Hall on Thursday evening for a presentation and public discussion on the environmental impact and health effects of mountaintop removal mining. Following a potluck on the Dogtown Roadhouse porch, local organizer Theresa Gigante greeted attendees and thanked local businesses who made donations in support of the event. Seven guest panelists representing citizen action groups, including Mountain Justice, Climate Ground Zero, and The Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards explained the practice of strip mining, a technique that began in the 1970’s that uses explosives and large earth moving machinery to extract coal from the ground....   [tags: Local Government]

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Descartes Two Meditations

- This paper seeks to discuss the first question. It will have its basis on the first two meditations of Descartes, representing Rationalism, as well as draw from empiricists’ points of view for contrasting views and discussion. I will draw on the curriculum for references, namely “Think, Simon Blackburn, 1999” as well as “The Philosophy Gym, Stephen Law, 2003”. Furthermore, references to the slide from the “Knowledge”-seminar will be used. In the first meditation by Descartes, he argues that everything he perceives as reality might as well be the work of an all-powerful evil demon whose only objective is to deceive him....   [tags: philosophical discussion]

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Week Three Discussion Forum

- Week Three Discussion Forum This week, I have two discussion forum questions for your response. Please post your response to each question separately: 1. The federal government had extensive control over the development of hydroelectric power, encouraged the development of this energy source by public entities, and FDR used this public development as an opportunity to provide work relief to the unemployed during the Great Depression. Since that time, there has been little support for government control of any industry to that extent....   [tags: Energy]

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Euthanasia Discussion

- Whose responsibility is it to decide when, where, and under what conditions a person is to die. This question inevitably brings up discussion of spirituality, beliefs, and legislation. Euthanasia is an idea that has been around for decades yet as we progress in technology and medical competency the discussion screams to be addressed formally by passing legislature. Euthanasia must be taken out of the hands of lawmakers and put into the hands of the thousands fatally ill patients trapped in their own bodies and/or minds....   [tags: Spirituality, Beliefs, Legislation]

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A Discussion of Vivisection

- A Discussion of Vivisection Most people believe that vivisection is cruel, disgusting and completely un-necessary. Vivisection is were humans experiment on living animals, which is not needed. Fewer than 2% (1.16%) of human illnesses are ever seen in animals. It is proven every 4seconds an animal dies in a British laboratory. Do you really want this to happen for no reason. There is much discussion about whether should be band, but there are never enough people against this or never enough time to sort this out....   [tags: Papers]

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A Discussion on Racism

- A Discussion on Racism Could you image having to enter a public bus through the rear door and only be allowed to sit in the back of the bus. Could you image having to drink from a specified water fountain designated for your race. How about facing the fear of hate groups against your race, or being falsely accused of a crime and found guilty by a jury consisting of people of another race. This is what people had to do half a century ago. This all ‘stopped’ in the last fifty years since the adoption in 1948 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights....   [tags: Papers]

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Walmart Discussion

-   Wal-Mart Supercenter is a very large chain of stores that is located in several countries. As Wal-Mart expanded its business locations, various distribution centers for the sales were placed in several locations in the world. The Wal-Mart owner appears to have chosen its locations based on the zoning of the given area and based on the ability to hire labor for the facility. Their locations were chosen because the company wanted to minimize the costs of imported products, national brands, and generic products....   [tags: Company, Profits, Growth]

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The Five Stages of the Negotiation Process in Diplomacy

- Diplomacy has a variety of definitions which depending on the user perspectives on the term “diplomacy”. In the context of international relations, diplomacy is the negotiator’s ability in conducting negotiations between the representatives of nation states in a peaceful manner. The essential of negotiation is to resolve a conflict without offending others. According to Iragorri (2003), an effective negotiation is being able to achieve mutual agreement by peaceful means. The process of a negotiation in diplomacy goes through five important stages that is preparation, discussion, proposing, bargaining and settling process (refer to Figure 1 in Appendix 1)....   [tags: preparation, discussion, proposing]

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Warriors Don´t Cry by Melba Patillo Beals

- Martin Luther King once said, "we must live together as brothers or perish as fools." This statement illuminates the importance of the features of concern, compassion, and knowledge. The color of a person’s skin tone would result in harsh and unfair treatment. Even though they would be alienated by their peers and others, many African Americans chose to stand up for their rights. These truths were revealed when the famous little rock nine took their courageous stand regardless of their odds. In the novel, Warriors don't Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals and a Roundtable discussion facilitated by NBC news, the disturbing truths behind the struggles of integration are brought to life....   [tags: roundtable discussion, story analysis]

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The Tripartite of the Soul that Socrates Discussed in Plato's Republic

- ... In Aristotle discussion On the Soul he talks about the kinds of souls possessed by different living things such as plants, animals and, beings. Aristotle then goes on describing the substance that makes up the soul, the first is matter which is not this in its own right, the second is form which makes matter this and the third form is the compound of matter and form. Every living body is a substance and the soul is the actuality of the body. The soul is not some sort of activity but the ability to engage in some sort of activity....   [tags: philosophical discussion and analysis]

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Why I Think Understanding One's Potential Is an Essential Aspect

- In this paper I will be primarily focusing on why I think understanding ones potential is an essential aspect through a discussion of my personal experience. The experience that I will be sharing in this paper is during my internship with Blackberry and these memories are very close to my heart and I respect each and every bit of it. Blackberry showed me my potential and motivated me towards hard work. “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.” – Vernon Sanders Law....   [tags: discussion of my personal experience]

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Coaching Sessions Discussion

- Session 3: What did the other person discuss. Alisha discussed he increased stress levels which are a product of nervousness, sleep deprivation and her partner being absent. What did she say. How did you respond. Using which verbal skills. Alisha told me about her increased stress levels over the last few months, she’s found that starting her Bachelor has resulted in her nervousness. I encouraged her to tell me more about that, and she mentioned that she was so nervous that she ended up attending student consultations to discuss her stress....   [tags: social science, stress]

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The Role of Consensus in Business

- Understanding consensus and its role in a business As mentioned earlier in the introduction, consensus is a general agreement that is made within different groups. Consensus is another word for consent, which means to give permission. It is part of the process of decision-making where everyone within the group has a say and agrees to support a decision in the best interest of the business as a whole. Consensus builds a relationship within the workforce and this helps them find a solution that meets the needs of the group and work together to strategically make the best decision suited for the company....   [tags: decision-making, discussion]

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Research Analysis: A Discussion of the Four Worldviews

- Introduction This paper will provide a hypothetical discussion of how each of the four “worldviews” (post-positivism, constructivism, advocacy/participatory, and pragmatism) might apply to the proposed study. It will refer to the topic paper developed during the class RSH9101B (Research Topic, Problem, Purpose, and Questions) with the assistance of Dr. Kenneth Gossett, class mentor. The portion of the Topic Paper to be used will be the problem statement, which will provide the foundation for this discussion and completion of this assignment....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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The Impracticality of Kant's Discussion of Will: Consequences of Actions

- In this paper, I will argue that Kant’s discussion of the will is not always practical because it is the consequences that actually matter, especially in certain situations. The main reason in support of this claim is that everyone is eventually caught in a situation where they have to choose between the lesser of two evils, which means that people should carefully think about all possible outcomes before making decisions. I. Kant and the Categorical Imperative: It is generally understood that society would tear itself apart if people suddenly stopped following a few fundamental laws; such as, arson, theft, and murder....   [tags: Categorical Imperative, Analytical Evaluation]

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Ethical Discussion on the Lost Children of Francoism

- Ethics Case Discussion Introduction The lost children of Francoism were the children abducted from Republican parents, who either were in jail or had been assassinated by Francoist troops, during the Spanish Civil War and Francoist Spain. The number of abducted children expected to be up to 300,000. The children were kidnap victims of child trafficking and illegal adoption. The military organization led by Francisco Franco had an ideology with racist apparatuses. The soldiers who took part in the revolution considered themselves to be of a superior race the National Day in Francoist Spain was called Día de la Raza (Day of the Race)....   [tags: trafficking, beneficence, nursing]

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Transcript of Discussion with Joseph E. Stiglitz

- Transcript of Discussion with Joseph E. Stiglitz: Coryat: Thank you so much again for responding so quickly to my messages. I would like to start by asking you a few question on the growing inequality associated from minimum wage. Originally, my argument was centered on the dependency food stamps create. Getting guidance from my teacher I was able to realize that the government encourages inadequacy though for the most part it aims at helping the people. Would we benefit from increasing minimum wage....   [tags: Coryat, dialogue]

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Discussion About Statistical Analysis and Results

- DISCUSSION ABOUT STATISTICAL ANALYSIS AND RESULTS; Statistical analysis two independent sample tests compare the mean of the randomised case-control group. To find the significant difference between the two groups, data collections are mean value, so t test is the suitable test to compare the mean value of the two groups in normal distributed data (Menz, 2004). Result of the t test shows body mass index significant p value .005 less than .05 and the mean value of the BMI in case group greater than control group....   [tags: Statistical Analysis ]

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Weakness in Sigmound Freud’s Theories

- This essay will attempt to highlight and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the three main theories of counselling within the module covered this term. The three approaches in discussion are psychodynamics, cognitive behavioural and humanistic. The psychodynamic theory originated from Sigmund Freud, a medical doctor and philosopher (1856 - 1939) founded in the 1900s. Freud developed his ideas whilst working as a psychiatrist in Vienna, collecting information from his patients such as feelings, thoughts and early childhood experiences....   [tags: Freud's Theory, Discussion]

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Quanta vs LG Electronics Case

- Purpose Based on the guidance from the previous management meeting, this group asked our management team to prepare and present this briefing. In the development, we have a identified with a two folded purpose: to present an overview of the Quanta v LG Electronics case and present recent industry findings that relate to how our organization deals with similar issues pertinent to Quanta v LG Electronics. To accomplish this our management team reviewed the specifics of the Quanta v LG Electronics case....   [tags: Business Meeting Discussion]

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Large Granular Lymphocytic (LGL) Leukemia

- Large granular lymphocytic (LGL) leukemia is an uncommon disease, characterized by a clonal proliferation of mature, post-thymic T-cells, typically CD3+, CD4-, CD8+, CD16+, CD57+ phenotype, representing constitutively active T-cells Less commonly, LGL leukemia is derived from CD3-, CD56+ natural killer (NK) cells. Clonal T-LGLs escape apoptosis by failure to respond to the Fas/Fas ligand (FasL) pathway. Activating mutations in the STAT3gene occur frequently in LGL leukemia, and may play a role in pathogenesis....   [tags: patients, results, discussion]

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Discussion on Iridium

- Competitive Attribute Program ¡V Iridium Mobile Satellite System Project The ability to capture values along the Technology Adoption Lifecycle determines not just how successful a firm will be, but whether it will create competitive advantage through technology. Businesses with large fixed costs, capital-intensive business plans, and specialized asset bases will face the challenge to maintain its strategic continuity because it is generally prohibitively expensive to change direction to response to any conceivable structural change....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Discussion of Abortion

- Discussion of Abortion      Abortion is the surgical termination of a pregnancy. How odd that people are able to define something, that is such a controversial issue, so easily. There are hundreds, thousands, and even millions of things to say about abortion. When it comes to abortion, I find myself thinking like a symbolic interactionist. Abortion is a personal social issue and it needs to be seen on a micro level first. Although abortion can also be seen on a macro level, seeing abortion on a micro level lets people see the different symbols of abortion....   [tags: Social Issues Abortion Teen Pregnancy Essays]

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Discussion of Courage

- Discussion of Courage Works Cited Missing Courage: the ability to face danger, difficulty or pain even when you are afraid [from the Latin cor = heart]. There are many different types of courage and different ways to show it. There is physical courage, emotional courage, moral courage; these can be shown in words or deeds. Courage is a theme that runs deeply throughout the heart of this book to kill a mocking bird....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion of Philosophy

- Discussion of Philosophy Alberto describes the Cynics, who believed that happiness had nothing to do with material goods. The Stoics, who came after the Cynics, believed that there was a universal natural law that "governed all mankind." They felt that we are all part of the same nature....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion of Utilitarianism

- Discussion of Utilitarianism In this paper I will be discussing utilitarianism. Utilitarianism is the theory proposing the principle of utility as the correct ethical standard. I will also be talking about the THEORY of RIGHT CONDUCT, which is also a part of moral theory. I have been asked to prove if Bentham or Mills’ version of utilitarianism is right for the sadistic voyeur case. I will begin by telling you about the case. Case: this man enjoys watching women being brutally raped; he is locked in a room....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion of Terrorism

- Discussion of Terrorism Terrorism, as defined by Title 22 of the United States code, section 2656f(d), is the "pre-meditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents, usually intended to influence and audience." Islamic terrorism is a serious problem for the United States because of the threat to national security, innocent civilians, and the foundations of democratic societies throughout the world....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion of Eastenders

- Discussion of Eastenders ‘Switch that rubbish off!’ this is often a sign that the younger generation of a household are gathered to watch the next instalment of the UK’s most highly viewed soap opera ‘Eastenders’. In my experience, I always knew when one of the many soap opera’s was about to begin as I would hear that exact instruction, (or one of similar meaning), being aimed, towards my sisters as they switch on the television between the hours of seven and nine o’ clock of most weekday evenings....   [tags: Papers]

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The Caste System

- Caste system is declining, it is just confined to old aged illiterate people, it has nothing to do with religion, it is just a social problem, most of the people are against the caste system in the society, this system is going to be wiped out within ten years, say in 2020, there will be no or negligible caste related discrimination in the society. Those who talk about the caste system are perpetuating it, inciting and provocating it, this issue should not be discussed in social sphere. This system can be eradicated through education and education can be an effective tool in improving the social harmony....   [tags: Discrimination, Religion, Discussion]

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The Australian Curriculum

- Introduction In modern democratic society school curriculum has become a prioritised concern for many citizens. It is a key factor in the shaping of future generations and the development of society. Decades have lapsed and numerous attempts have been made to produce a national curriculum for Australia. In 2008 it was announced that the Rudd government in collaboration with State and Territories would produce a plan to move towards a national curriculum (Brady & Kennedy, 2010). To date this has been realised in the deliverance of the Australian Curriculum v1.2 which will be examined in this paper....   [tags: Structure, Discussion, Purpose]

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A Discussion of the Social Effects of Biotechnology

- A Discussion of the Social Effects of Biotechnology The world of work in agriculture is in a process of rapid change. While "change" is by no means alien to agriculture, something new has entered the arena which promises and/or threatens to fundamentally alter agricultural practices across the globe. Biotechnology has already begun to be implemented resulting in what may be important shifts in not only agricultural production, but indeed changes in the very makeup of agricultural products themselves....   [tags: Agriculture Agricultural Papers]

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Discussion of the Causes of the Cold War

- Discussion of the Causes of the Cold War The cold war was a direct result of many causes. The leaders of the world could not agree on very much and lead the world into the cold war. During the second world war, Britain, France, USA and the Soviet Union had all been allies, fighting against Germany. After World War Two, Britain, France and the Usa had become enemies of the Soviets. The Cold War was caused by several events. The first of the nine events was the yalta conference....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion of the Success of the New Deal

- Discussion of the Success of the New Deal Source A is part of a speech by Franklin D. Roosevelt during his campaign for the Presidency of America in 1932. Back then America, which had previously enjoyed an economic boom of prosperity, was gripped in the devastating Depression, a collapse of the economy. The President at the time, Herbert Hoover, was a Republican, and Republicans believed in a 'laissez-faire' policy. This meant that the Republicans would not interfere in industry or business, as he believed that non-interference brought prosperity....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion of the Significance of Parties in Politics

- Discussion of the Significance of Parties in Politics Some, such as political commentator David Broder in his book The Party’s Over: The Failure of Politics in America, would argue that parties certainly don’t matter any more in American politics. Many of the parties’ traditional roles or functions have been assumed by pressure groups or the mass media, and clear party loyalties are less apparent now than fifty years ago. However, others would argue that the decline of parties has been vastly exaggerated and that parties still have an important and significant role in American politics....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion on the Problems of Quantum Theory

- Discussion on the Problems of Quantum Theory The early 1930s gave us quantum theory, and along with that came many new physical and philosophical arguments. Many problems exist in quantum physics, and many brilliant scientists have spent their lives trying to understand. Heisenberg gave us The Uncertainty Principle, the idea that nothing is certain, just within a probability of certain. It also questioned the scientific method of observation, arguing that no measurement can show an object’s true nature....   [tags: Physics Essays]

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Discussion of Bradley's The Principles of Logic

- Discussion of Bradley's The Principles of Logic If I make the claim, “A wolf is a mammal,” I do not assert anything about my idea of a wolf, but rather something general about this real class of beasts. For Bradley, to admit this is to admit that ideas are general terms that refer to an independent reality. But notice that if, faced with one of these actual canines, I then say “Here is a wolf”, each term of this singular judgment is itself general and cannot possibly hope to capture in its particularity and wealth of detail the animal in question....   [tags: Bradley Principles Logic Essays]

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Discussion of An Autocratic System of Government

- Discussion of An Autocratic System of Government Whilst the distinction of autocracy stands firmly up against its co-stars; -democracy, theocracy, monarchy and many others, the autocratic system of government has had the burden as well of standing up for itself from its many eye-brow raising critics. This happens arguably more so often than others simply because the prevailing qualities of autocracy are constantly being overshadowed by its apparent flaws and disapproval of political thinkers....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion of the Morality of Reality Television

- Discussion of the Morality of Reality Television Reality TV is were you get to watch members of the public or celebrity's perform tasks to win money or raise money for charity, at least that is what people say they go on it for. Reality TV is more so to do with gaining or upgrading the contestants celebrity status and there is no denying it, look what happened with peter André or Jade Goody, neither of them won their reality TV show but they are now both well known celebrities....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion of the Existence of Mental Illness

- Discussion of the Existence of Mental Illness The feelings and behaviour of the human race are variable to say the least. Depending upon environmental factors or personal experiences the same people may range from being happy to sad, feeling sluggish to being highly active, behaving aggressively or calmly at any time. The majority of these responses will fit into a perceived range of normal, as it is appreciated that events can elicit all kinds of emotions, and comment or concern will generally only emerge when these responses are judged to be unreasonable in light of ind...   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion of Outlawing the Smacking of Children

- Discussion of Outlawing the Smacking of Children The current law giving children less protection than adults dates back to the century before last and is now seen to be out of step with modern family values. In the 21st Century, equal protection must be every child's right, but to what extent. Should smacking be made totally against the law. Or should there be strict guidelines. According to a recent survey most people would support closing a legal loophole that allows parents to smack their children....   [tags: Papers]

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A Discussion on the Necessity of Mothers

- A Discussion on the Necessity of Mothers Attachment as described by psychologists Kennell ‘is an emotional bond between two individuals that endures trough space and time, and serves to join them emotionally’. A bond that develops between child and caregiver provides the child with emotionally security. The question ‘are mothers necessary?’ has been a much-discussed debate. In order to answer either for or against the necessities of mother, many theories attempt to explain attachment....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussion of the Success of the Evacuation

- Discussion of the Success of the Evacuation Source Based "Evacuation was a great success." In this answer I will be exploring sources, which take different viewpoints towards this quote. I will be taking the point of view from the children, the parents, the government, and the host families. For this question I will be using all the sources and information given to me, and my own general knowledge....   [tags: Papers]

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