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In Search of a Methodological Foundation for Applied Ethics

- In Search of a Methodological Foundation for Applied Ethics ABSTRACT: The problems that face contemporary applied ethics are indissolubly related to some characteristics of postmodern civil society. In this paper I will try to take a stand in the discussion between a proponent of a particularistic approach and one who favors a universalistic approach to the present difficulties that accompany human action. Karl-Otto Apel combines in his ethics of discourse a focus upon universal and normative structures of communication with a Kantian transcendental method of thought....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]

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The Search for Scientific Truth Leads to God

- The Search for Scientific Truth Leads to God At the dawn of the twenty-first century, many now realize that the opposition of science and religion has been exhausted. Today, unification of the two is imperative. The first step in this direction is recognizing that science is not the only source of knowledge; experience, spiritual discernment and spiritual experience constitute the unified process of cognizing the world. I. About the Unified Language in which the Laws of Nature are Written It began in Moscow more than forty years ago....   [tags: Science Religion Papers]

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Odysseus’ Search for Purpose in Homer's Odyssey

- Odysseus’ Search for Purpose in The Odyssey      As a wayfarer in life, The Odyssey focuses on life’s greater purpose through the fulfillment of destiny, perseverance, and loyalty. These three themes recur continuously throughout Odysseus’ journey, molding life’s greater vision. Odysseus comes to understand his purpose in life by remaining true to these major themes as he faces and conquers each obstacle in his journey. The overarching theme of The Odyssey is the belief that man cannot escape the destiny which has been preordained for him by the gods....   [tags: Odyssey essays]

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Search for Meaning in James Joyce's Dubliners

- Search for Meaning in James Joyce's Dubliners Throughout Dubliners James Joyce deliberately effaces the traditional markers of the short story: causality, closure, etc. In doing so, "the novel continually offers up texts which mark their own complexity by highlighting the very thing which traditional realism seeks to conceal: the artifice and insufficiency inherent in a writer's attempt to represent reality.(Seidel 31)" By refusing to take a reductive approach towards the world(s) he presents on the page - to offer up "meaning" or "ending" - Joyce moves the reader into complex and unsettling epistemological and ontological realms....   [tags: Joyce Dubliners Essays]

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Search for Self in Blue Winds Dancing

- Search for Self in Blue Winds Dancing      Blue Winds Dancing by author Tom Whitecloud, is narrated by the story's unnamed main character. The young Indian man's persona is brought to life through his own recollection and spoken words. We recognize the turmoil this character faces as he is away from "his people," attending college in White man's society. He doubts his place in either world, believes he must choose between them, and realizes finally that being an Indian is only one part of who he is....   [tags: Blue Winds Dancing Essays]

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Hamlet: In Search of His Own Identity

- O' Brother, Where Art Hamlet's Mind In life, one goes through different experiences which makes and shapes us into the person who we become. Whether something as little as a "hello" by a crush or a death in a family, they contribute to the difference, as they are all equal in importance. In the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare, the protagonist Hamlet struggles throughout his life as he is in search of his true identity. The Webster's dictionary, under the second definition, defines identity as "The set of behavioral or personal characteristics by which an individual is recognizable as a member of a group." As life only moves forward for Hamlet, he struggles to find his place in life, non...   [tags: European Literature]

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Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt

- Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt The Context Of The Poem Sujata Bhatt was born in the Indian state of Gujarat where her mother tongue was Gujarati. Later she moved onto United States where she learnt English. In and interview, she says " I have always thought of myself as an Indian who is outside India". Her mother tongue is for her and important link to her family and to her childhood. " That's the deepest layer of my identity". What Is The Poem About 1. The poet explains what it is like to speak and think into two languages....   [tags: Papers]

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Using Google AdWords to Drive Traffic and Increase Sales

- ... So in short, SEO is the process of finding adwords through Google analytics to see what your desired audience is searching for. You then use those specific words in your content instead of using another. For example, the adword 'fashion' gets searched for 12.1k times, and 'style' gets searched for 6.6k times. As you can see, you would want to utilize the prior to encourage higher traffic and more potential customers and sales. Avoid Google Penalties With Consistent SEO Although utilizing Google Adwords to benefit your SEO practices is extremely easy, it is just as easy to have your site red flagged....   [tags: search engines, popular words]

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Google Is Working to Save the Planet

- INTRODUCTION: Google Search is a web search engine owned by Google Inc. Google Search is the most-used by every individual in their daily access.It is shown that there are more than 3 billion searches every days.It contains information about every subject, which user requests.The main purpose of Google Search is to hunt for text in publicly accessible documents offered by web servers. Larry Page and Sergey Brin developed google search in 1997. These include synonyms, stock quotes, maps, weather forecasts, time zones, earthquake data, movie showtimes, airports, sports scores and highlights....   [tags: search engine, daily access]

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How Your Website Can Optimize Your Business

- Websites that rank high in Google searches are not there by accident. There is a definite game plan that gets them there through the optimization of SEO (Search engine optimization) methods. We will go into what SEO is, why it’s important, along with Alexa ranking and touch on how social media can use a marketing strategy to promote the website. You will finally understand what an optimized website can do for your website business. You will understand the need for specialized SEO services to catapult your website business onto the front page of any relevant search query that prospective customers may key into their browser....   [tags: search, keywords, customers]

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3 Ways That Content Creators Can Best Adapt to Google Updates

- Most things in life change. As we know in digital marketing and more specifically, search engine optimization and improving your website’s ranking is always changing, in the eyes of Google. Can you blame them and their massive staff. Daily, tweaks are being made as the Google team continues to define and make their search engine the best and user-friendly that it can become. While this is great for most users of Google, it keeps digital marketing companies, businesses and content writers on the constant search for what Google is wanting to keep their websites and content ranking well....   [tags: Search, Engine, Blog]

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The Step-by-Step Approach: Guidelines to writing a Literature Review

- The Step-by-Step Approach: Guidelines to writing a Literature Review Globally, students and researchers alike are presented with the task of developing a literature review. This process may seem daunting to the inexperienced writer, however, there is no need for trial and error as there are known procedures and guidelines created to simplify such an assignment. A basic literature review may be defined as “A written document that develops a case to establish a thesis. This review synthesizes current knowledge pertaining to the research question (Machi & McEvoy, 2012)”....   [tags: literature search, writing]

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The Exclusionary Rule: Redefining the Crminal Justice System

- Intro Well written procedures, rules, and regulation provide the cornerstone for effectively implementing policies within the criminal justice system. During the investigational process, evidence collected is subjected to policies such as Search and Seizure, yet, scrutinized by the Exclusionary Rule prior to the judicial proceeding. Concurrent with criminal justice theories, evidence collected must be constitutionally protected, obtained in a legal and authorized nature, and without violations of Due Process....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure]

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Top 5 Free Android Apps for SEO and Online Marketers

- ... Google Inc. developed this app and offering it free of cost on Google Play. Note: Android 4.0 and up versions are supported. Its apk file is of 2.8MB. Click here to download Google Analytics app - Download 2. WebRank SEO [FREE]: This handy mobile application is the mobile client of the popular online SEO and site analysis tool ‘webrankstats.com’. The webmasters, SEOs and inbound marketers can fetch their website rank details as well as compare their competitor rankings through this Android app....   [tags: engines, search, mobile, media]

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Different Ways Industries Affect Cities: How Heinz Has Impacted Pittsburgh

- I-Search My topic is Heinz Ketchup. As some of you may know I have a strong connection to Pittsburgh. During my most recent trip to Pittsburgh I realized that I didn’t know much about Pittsburgh besides sports. I thought a great way to learn more about Pittsburgh would be to do a Pittsburgh related I-Search project. Initially I was going to write a paper and title it The History of Pittsburgh, but people told me that it was a bad idea and that it would be 700 pages if I wrote it thoroughly. Then I decided to do my report on the industries of Pittsburgh, and since Mrs....   [tags: office space, search, ketchup]

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Court Case Decisions for Amendment I, IV, and VIII

- ... also believed that since it was made clear (directly on the monument itself) whom it was from (the Fraternal Order of Eagles), that it was not unconstitutional. However, had the monument not had “dedicated to the people and youth of Texas by…” it may have been misconstrued as being erected by the Texas government, which then would have most likely been deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. 5.) I do agree with the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Van Orden v. Perry because it was not the state of Texas (government) that made and erected the monument....   [tags: religion, search, punishment]

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Mapp v. Ohio and the Fourth Amendment

- The U.S Constitution came up with exclusive amendments in order to promote rights for its citizens. One of them is the Fourth amendment. The Fourth Amendment highlights the right of people to be secure in their persons, houses, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searches, and persons or things to be seized (Worral, 2012)....   [tags: search, seizure, legal, warrent]

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The Cost Guard and Unmanned Aerial System

- The Coast Guard are a multifaceted group of dedicated young men and women who put their lives on the line daily in defense of this nation. Their duties require search and rescue operations that happen at a moment’s notice. The seas are a traitorous environment and have claimed many lives. To reduce the loss of life, improve response times, supply better intelligence concerning terrorist smuggling routes across the open seas, and provide advanced defense capabilities. The necessities is real and the Coast guard desires a dedicated UAS ready to “fly off its ships” ()....   [tags: surveillance necessities, search and rescue]

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The History of THe Google Company

- History The Google Company was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998.The two founders first met at Standford University in 1995 and by 1996 the managed to build a search engine which was called BackRub and it used links to determine the importance of the individual webpages. The founders first started their search company in a dorm room and a garage but now the company is now known as a best search engine and it has more than seventy offices in more than forty countries in the whole world....   [tags: google glass, search engine]

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The Surrender of Books to Technology

- ... When exploring the technical world of computer applications and software, the mind is cognitively challenged. It is first brought into the state of confusion and then adapted to the changes as information is learned. This is the cycle of cognitive development through technology. Those who browse the web are not textually deprived. Rather, people are constantly browsing articles, reading email, checking Facebook statuses, or even writing blogs. Even though it’s not the same as reading a traditional narrative book, words are being processed frequently....   [tags: cognitive, convenience, search engine]

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A Brief History of Google

-   1. Introduction Google is the most popular search engine used all over the world. Every month there are more than a billion searches conducted on Google. What makes Google so popular. The brain behind Google is its ranking algorithm. Every search engine provides essentially the same function, but this was not the case when the World Wide Web was originally created. The founders of Google created pagerank which set it apart from all other search engines. Google uses keywords and links from other pages to help sort the relevance of webpages on the WWW and determine if they are useful to the contents of the search....   [tags: search engine, origin, webcrawlers]

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Online Business: Rehab Med Care

- E-Commerce Solution (Ability to Pay Online) According to U.S. Census data, e-commerce sales are increasing at a rate faster than traditional offline retail sales, raking in approximately $190 billion in sales in 2011 (Beesley , 2012). This is one of the primary reasons why offline stores and business owners are using e- commerce as a means of expanding their business. Using the internet or other computer network to transact and facilitate any business is e-commerce. E-commerce may be in the form of online shopping, internet banking, online auctions, electronic payments, gathering and use of demographic data and security of business transactions to name a few....   [tags: internet, services, search engines]

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Classes of Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Networks

- ... Thus, unstructured overlays provide complete flexibility on where resources can be published by the peers; search methods are not based on hash functions and can naturally support non-exact matches. Search techniques for unstructured P2P overlays are typically categorized in blind and informed [41, 43]. Blind search schemes employ flooding or random-based techniques to relay queries to peers in the network. Peers keep no information about the P2P network or the probable locations of objects for routing queries [41]....   [tags: structure, search, algorithms]

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The Collection of Digital Evidence

- 1. Describe at least 5 steps in a process to collect digital evidence to the time you testify that you consider important. Please explain why they are important. For this particular example we will assume that the warrant for search and seizure was requested and executed lawfully and did not violate any part of the Fourth Amendment. 1. First and Foremost… Having the right person to do the job. Computer forensic investigators have the tough job of finding a “binary” smoking gun. In order to do this, the investigator must be trained, qualified and have an “eye” for things that others may not see....   [tags: forensics, search, equipment]

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Synopsis Of An Web Design

- Elevator Pitch CelineKir Creative Web Design is a premium web and branding service. Our goal is to be a one stop shop for companies by offering services such as; web design, brand building and management, business card creation, promotional marketing materials, search engine optimization (SEO), social media integration, ecommerce, and payment solutions. Our vision guarantees that not only your website but also your company will be distinctive to your industry. (Celine Kirkoc, CelineKir Creative Web Design Interview, 2016)....   [tags: Marketing, Search engine optimization]

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Linear Algebra in Computer Science

- Linear algebra is a useful tool with many applications within the computer science field. This paper will cover the various applications of linear algebra in computer science including: internet search, graphics, speech recognition,and artificial intelligence. A major focus of linear algebra in computer science is internet searches, which involves finding techniques for effectively storing and searching through information. In the year 2000 there was an estimated 2.5 billion web pages on the internet, with a growth rate of 7.3 million per day....   [tags: search engines, internet, graphics]

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Google and Personal Information

- When a quick unknown fact or question arises in us, we “Google It”. Google is the largest and most powerful search engine in the world. But with the rise of popularity also comes the rise of power. In 2013, Google had 1.1 billion users a month creating over 114 billion searches (Fox). The fact is Google is doing something right, while on the other hand, to be able to attract this amount of people monthly, also means they are doing something outside of our privacy rights, therefore, I want to show you the different ways in which your tracked on Google and recommend a new search engine called DuckDuckGo....   [tags: Privacy, Data Search]

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The History of Google

- Google is major search engine used on the web. Google began as an idea in the heads of two Stanford students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin. They met at Stanford in 1995 when Sergey was asked to show new student, Larry, around. When they started to know each other more they decided to make a search engine. Their initial blue print was for a small engine called BackRub. Their searches, results, and name did not go far. They started over and came up with a search engine that can come with an infinite number of results, a googol number of results, and Google was created....   [tags: web search engines]

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Search Processes that Have Been Used in Artificial Intelligence

- Evaluate the different types of search processes that have been used in Artificial Intelligence. Can these processes be used to understand human problem solving. Evaluate the different types of search processes that have been used in Artificial Intelligence. Can these processes be used to understand human problem solving. The two most fundamental concerns of AI researchers are knowledge representation and search. Search is a problem-solving technique that systematically explores a space of problem states, i.e., successive and alternative stages in the problem solving process....   [tags: Computer Science]

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An Epic Search in Their Eyes Were Watching God

- An Epic Search in Their Eyes Were Watching God In the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston shows how the lives of American women changed in the early 20th century. Zora Neale Hurston creates a character in her own likeness in her masterpiece, Their Eyes Were Watching God. By presenting Janie's search for identity, from her childbirth with Nanny to the death of Tea Cake, Hurston shows what a free southern black women might have experienced in the early decades of the century....   [tags: Their Eyes Were Watching God Essays]

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Data Discovery Tools

- “If there were a single market theme in 2012 it would be that data discovery became a mainstream architecture.” (Magic Quadrant 2013) Data discovery is one of the most recent sections of data analytics and technology industry. Information is playing a very critical role in operations and processes, and users are demanding for tools that facilitate easy access, analysis and sharing of data. There has been an increased demand for business intelligence expansion, and BI vendors are continually trying to satiate these demands....   [tags: Technology, Search based data]

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Search for the American Dream in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

- Search for the American Dream in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman What is the American Dream. Some believe in the nineteen fifties ideal created through television. Successful children, perfect families, and a happy stay-at-home mother are all associated with this version. Yet, everyone knows that the children are not always successful, there are family fights, and not every mother can be at home and happy. Many families have lifelong searches for the ideal American Dreams and never find one....   [tags: Death of a Salesman]

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Essay on Jane's Search for Self-identity in The Yellow Wallpaper

- Jane's Search for Self-identity in The Yellow Wallpaper     "The Yellow Wallpaper," written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman in the late nineteenth century, explores the dark forbidding world of one woman's plunge into a severe post-partum depressive state. The story presents a theme of the search for self-identity. Through interacting with human beings and the environment, the protagonist creates for herself a life of her own. Charlotte Gilman, through the first person narrator, speaks to the reader of the stages of psychic disintegration by sharing the narrator's heightened perceptions: "That spoils my ghostliness, I am afraid, but I don't care--there is something strange about the house--I...   [tags: The Yellow Wallpaper Essays]

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4th Amendment Violations

- The 4th amendment protects US citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government. If it is violated by the government, all evidence found by the unlawful search and seizure must be excluded as per the exclusionary rule which serves as a remedy for 4th amendment violations. Before a remedy can be given for violation of the 4th amendment, a court must determine whether the 4th amendment is applicable to a certain case. The 4th Amendment only applies when certain criteria are met. The first criterion is that the government must be involved in a search or seizure via government action....   [tags: criterion, court, unlawful search]

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Mapp vs. Ohio: Illegal Search and Seizure

- Mapp vs. Ohio: Illegal Search and Seizure The case of Mapp vs. Ohio is one of the most important Supreme Court decisions of the last century. Until this decision, the rights against illegal search and seizure had no method to be enforced. Up until this time, previous cases at set precedents provided little or no protection from illegal searches and seizures for the accused facing state prosecution. On May 23, 1957, Miss Dollree Mapp heard a knocking at her door (170 Ohio Street). When she asked who it was, three men identified themselves as Cleveland police officers....   [tags: Court Case Mapp Ohio Essays]

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The Search for Destiny in The Epic of Gilgamesh, The Odyssey, and The Aeneid

- The Search for Destiny in The Epic of Gilgamesh, The Odyssey, and The Aeneid The search for destiny is reflected in the literary works such as "The Epic of Gilgamesh", Homer's "The Odyssey", and Virgil's "The Aeneid". The hero of each story travels to the land of the dead in order to satisfy their individual needs. And even though each one has a different motive for the journey, they share two things in common. First, each hero seeks to know something about his future or destiny. And second, their finds are not exactly what they were looking for....   [tags: Papers]

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The Search for Identity in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club

- The Search for Identity in The Joy Luck Club           When Chinese immigrants enter the United States of America, it is evident from the start that they are in a world far different than their homeland. Face to face with a dominant culture that often times acts and thinks in ways contrary to their previous lives, immigrants are on a difficult path of attempting to become an American. Chinese immigrants find themselves often caught between two worlds: the old world of structured, traditional and didactic China and the new world of mobile, young and prosperous America....   [tags: Joy Luck Club Essays]

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Janie's Search for Identity in Their Eyes Were Watching God

- Janie's Search for Identity in Their Eyes Were Watching God In the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, there are many lessons on a person's search for identity. Janie's search for identity throughout this book is very visible. It has to do with her search for a name, and freedom for herself. As she goes through life her search takes many turns for the worse and a few for the better, but in the end she finds her true identity. Through her marriages with Logan, Joe, then Tea Cake she figures out what is for her and how she wants to live....   [tags: Their Eyes Were Watching God Essays]

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Andy Dufresne8217s Search for a Perfect World in the Shawshank Redemption

- Andy Dufresne8217s Search for a Perfect World in the Shawshank Redemption Andy Dufresne's Search For A Perfect World Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is a wrongly convicted lawyer, serving time in the hell known as Shawshank Prison for the murder of his adulterous wife. Andy’s life in prison starts off miserably. He finds maggots in his food, is regularly raped by “the Sisters”, a group of prisoners who beat an rape other prisoners, and is threatened an harassed by the prison’s guards....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Search for Happiness in George Eliot's Silas Marner

-             In the novel Silas Marner, by George Eliot, the characters are in a search for happiness.  One character named Godfrey Cass is disappointed  in his search when relying on wealth and luck, instead of love, does not lead him to happiness.  Another character, Silas Marner, looks first to a pile of gold that only consumes his life until he starts loving and caring for a child, who finally brings him happiness.  The lives of these characters show that wealth or material objects do not bring as much happiness as love....   [tags: George Eliot Silas Marner Essays]

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Character Struggle in Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author

- Character Struggle in Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author In Six Characters in Search of an Author, Pirandello sets out to prove that the subjective is inescapable. He proposed that human beings are isolated from one another, and can never communicate the full truth of their identity to each other. The play portrays various power struggles, between the Characters and Actors, and amongst the Characters themselves. The Characters battle for the stage, in order to impose their view of reality and experience on the others....   [tags: Papers]

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Half caste, Unrelated incidents, and Search for my tongue

- I will be discussing how the three poems "Halfe Caste", "Unrelated incidents", and "search for my tongue" do not use standard English. I will be exploring the poets motivation and discussing how the poets deviate from standard English. In the poem "Search for my tongue" the poet Sujata Bhatt uses the language Gujarat. Using an alternative language such as (Gujarat) has an effect in ways that it shows how Sujata Bhatt had went from speaking English to Gujarat and back to English. It has an effect showing how she has two tongues in her mouth, one the English tongue, and the other tongue being the foreign tongue....   [tags: Comapre Three Poems]

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Comparing Half Caste and Search for my Tongue

- Comparing Half Caste and Search for my Tongue Culture. It’s a very complicated term, with many different interpretations, but what does it actually mean. In this essay I will compare two poems from completely different cultures to see if we get any comparisons, the poems I have chosen to write about are Half-Caste by John Agard and Search for my Tongue by Sujata Bhatt, I have chosen these because I feel they raise some very significant points. But back to the question mentioned earlier, what is culture....   [tags: John Agard Sujata Bhatt Poetry Poems Essays]

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The Search for Immortality in On the Beach at Night and Sunday Morning

- The Search for Immortality in On the Beach at Night and Sunday Morning The search for immortality is not an uncommon one in literature. Many authors and poets find contentment within the ideals of faith and divinity; others, such as Whitman and Stevens, achieve satisfaction with the concept of the immortality of mortality. This understanding of the cycle of death and rebirth dominates both Walt Whitman's "On the Beach at Night" and Wallace Stevens' "Sunday Morning" and demonstrates the poets' philosophies of worldly immortality....   [tags: Papers]

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Search for Freedom in John Updike's Of the Farm and Rabbit, Run

- Search for Freedom in John Updike's Of the Farm and Rabbit, Run John Updike is often celebrated for his novels that depict men struggling against responsibility or enduring personal endeavors. These characters represent a family of weak individuals facing serious emotional turmoil. They are indecisive and self-indulgent, juggling their problems with their personal duties. Two excellent examples are Joey Robinson, a thirty-five-year-old advertising consultant in Of the Farm, and Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, a gadget salesman in Rabbit, Run....   [tags: Rabbit Run Essays]

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Essay on Milkman’s Search for Identity in Song of Solomon

- Milkman’s Search for Identity in Song of Solomon      Song of Solomon tells the story of Dead's unwitting search for identity. Milkman appears to be destined for a life of self-alienation and isolation because of his commitment to the materialism and the linear conception of time that are part of the legacy he receives from his father, Macon Dead. However, during a trip to his ancestral home, “Milkman comes to understand his place in a cultural and familial community and to appreciate the value of conceiving of time as a cyclical process”(Smith 58)....   [tags: Song Solomon essays]

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Free Song of Solomon Essays: Milkman's Search for Self

- Milkman's Search for Self in Song of Solomon Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon is the story of Milkman's search for self. Milkman appears destined for a life of isolation and self-alienation. The Deads exemplify the patriarchal, nuclear family that has been a stable and critical feature of American society. The family is the institution for producing children, maintaining them, and providing individuals with the means to understand their place in the world order. But this nuclear patriarchal family creates many of the problems it should be solving....   [tags: Song Solomon essays]

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Edna Pontellier’s Search for Independence in Chopin's The Awakening

- Edna's Search for Independence in The Awakening       "How do you honor the deepest truth you know?" --Ram Das        In order to honor one's deepest truth, one must first discover what that truth is and then apply that truth to everyday life.  The life of Edna Pontellier in The Awakening signifies the search, discovery, and application of an individual's deepest truth.  Edna, a wealthy New Orleans housewife, at first attempts to find the deepest truth about herself by conforming to society's norms.  She marries a well-respected man, Leonce, and bears him children.  However, Edna discovers that she wants more out of life; something about her marriage is not allowing her to achieve fulfil...   [tags: Chopin Awakening Essays]

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Beyond Cybersex – The Search for Intelegent Life on the Internet

- Beyond Cybersex – The Search for Intelegent Life on the Internet Big Beautiful Women, 25 Bi & Curious F4M, The Tavern of Goth, BBW 4 Sexy Chat, Naked M Needs Help Stroking. These are just a few of the "tamer" examples of user-defined chat rooms I popped into in my search for interesting people to talk to online. Fortunately, I found that there are people online who are looking for more than cybersex. From World Wide Web based chat rooms to personal programs such as  ICQ (short for "I seek you"), there are many avenues to meet people online....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Search for Identity in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club

- Search for Identity in The Joy Luck Club "Imagine, a daughter not knowing her own mother!" And then it occurs to me. They are frightened. In me, they see their own daughters, just as ignorant, just as unmindful of all truths and hopes they have brought to America. They see daughters who grow impatient when their mothers talk in Chinese, who think they are stupid when they explain things in fractured English. (Tan 40-41) Amy Tan frames The Joy Luck Club with Jing-mei Woo's search for identity....   [tags: Joy Luck Club Essays]

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Plato's The Republic – Should We Search for the Truth?

- Plato's Republic – Should We Search for the Truth. There is the common belief that what we experience as reality is just a mere illusion of the truth. Plato's allegory of the cave in "The Republic" describes human beings as being chained in a cave, such that they cannot move but are forced to face a wall, onto which shadows of puppets and themselves are projected. They are deceived into believing that their reality is composed of these "shadows" when actually, the world of truth is the "light" outside the cave....   [tags: Philosophy Religion Essays]

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Epic of Gilgamesh Essay - Desperate Search for Immortality

- Desperate Search for Immortality in the Epic of Gilgamesh The search for immortality seems to be an obsession for many men and women all throughout history. In the Epic of Gilgamesh a man investigates the possibility of immortality following the saddening death of his friend, his brother Enkidu. That man, Gilgamesh, feeling the fear of the possibility of his own mortality which was before unrealized before the death of Enkidu, searches for a way to preserve himself.             Is it truly that Gilgamesh searches for a physical immortality or more of a spiritual immortality....   [tags: Epic Gilgamesh essays]

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Search for Identity in It’s Hard Enough Being Me

- Search for Identity in It’s Hard Enough Being Me      In the essay "It’s Hard Enough Being Me," Anna Lisa Raya relates her experiences as a multicultural American at Columbia University in New York and the confusion she felt about her identity. She grew up in L.A. and mostly identified with her Mexican background, but occasionally with her Puerto Rican background as well. Upon arriving to New York however, she discovered that to everyone else, she was considered "Latina." She points out that a typical "Latina" must salsa dance, know Mexican history, and most importantly, speak Spanish....   [tags: Synthesis Essays]

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The Search for Identity in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

- The Search for Identity in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man It is through the prologue and epilogue, that we understand the deeper meanings of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man. The prologue is essential, laying down a foundation that allows us to understand the meaning and reason behind the symbolism and relevance of events the that follow. The prologue allows us to understand the extent and level of intensity the novel is trying to achieve. Acting in the same way, the epilogue further illustrates the importance of different parts of the novel allowing us to truly see what the Invisible Man wants us to notice and take from the telling of his life....   [tags: Invisible Man Essays]

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Una's Search for Religion in Naslund's Novel, Ahab's Wife

- Una's Search for Religion in Naslund's Novel, Ahab's Wife Herman Melville's Moby Dick is a novel filled with references to the Bible and God. In writing Ahab's Wife, Sena Naslund could not ignore Melville's biblical allusions. Naslund's novel is a reaction to Moby Dick, and therefore Una does not accept Melville's omnipresent religion. She cannot bring herself to belief in the basic tenants of Christianity, and is constantly searching for a new community, or philosophy that will embrace her ideals....   [tags: Naslund Ahab's Wife Essays]

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Edna’s Search for Solitude in Kate Chopin's The Awakening

- Edna’s Search for Solitude in Kate Chopin's The Awakening Home from a summer at Grand Isle, separated from the company of an agreeable and, eventually beloved, companion and in the stifling company of a disagreeable, oblivious husband, Edna Pontellier sees her home, her garden, her fashionable neighborhood as "an alien world which had suddenly become antagonistic" (76). When she is left alone in the house, she thrills to the sensation of free time and space, the chance to explore, investigate, to see her house in its own light....   [tags: Chopin Awakening]

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Jill McCorckle's Ferris Beach - Search for Permanency

- Ferris Beach: Search for Permanency Jill McCorkle's novel, Ferris Beach, fits perfectly into the popular genre of the bildungsroman. Ferris Beach tells the story of Kate Burns and her struggle to find her identity in a rapidly changing world. Kate looks for permanency in the swiftly changing environment of the New South. Kate's search for permanency forces her to deal with many of the other vital questions in her life. The struggle to deal with change, a central theme in most bildungsromans, certainly plays a major role in Ferris Beach....   [tags: McCorkle Ferris Beach Essays]

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One Must Search for Beauty in All Things

- One Must Search for Beauty in All Things I never had the benefit of a spiritual guide. No one ever counseled me to “search for beauty in all things”. Perhaps it is most beneficial to learn some things through experience. I ran away from an abusive stepfather and an alcoholic mother when I was thirteen and it was the best decision I ever made. I slept on rooftops and hallways for a year before the state took custody of me and placed me in a group home. Over the next four years I would live in several different homes ranging from a hundred children to less than ten and attend four different high schools....   [tags: Law College Admissions Essays]

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Google's Knowledge Management

- Introduction With today’s rate of development in technology, there has also been an immense increase in global information sharing. Innovations in technology and design seem to be emerging in the market almost every month. One of the key aspects of any business is to gather, organize and efficiently apply this information. According to Antonic (2005), economic assets are fast becoming of secondary importance in the market as companies ascribe more importance to intellectual capital. With the right application of Knowledge Management methods, companies can achieve a competitive advantage through managing the immense amount of information available (Balanced Scorecard Institute, 2002)....   [tags: technology, search, business]

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Ester's Search in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

- Ester's Search in The Bell Jar “I couldn’t stand the idea of a woman having to have a single pure life and a man being able to have a double life, one pure and one not” (Plath 66). Ester is against the conventional attitude of what a woman’s place in society is and expresses this in a number of ways throughout the book. Ester tells us her views on the sexual relationship between a man and a woman, motherhood, and the kind of career that is considered practical. Ester’s view on purity is described in the above quote, and as a result she feels the need to lose her virginity....   [tags: Plath Bell Jar Essays]

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The search for self in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Catcher in the Rye

- Search for self in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Catcher in the Rye Everyone wants to know who they are, and why they were put here. People often wonder about their futures and what kind of person they really are. In the novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Catcher in the Rye, both of the protagonists, despite the different settings, the other characters, their restrictions and the different people that they are, are searching for the same thing - themselves. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a timeless tale of a young boy who escapes his society that keeps trying to “sivilise” him and retreats down the Mississippi river with a runaway slave....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Essay on the Search for Freedom in Kate Chopin's The Story of an Hour

- Search for Freedom in The Story of an Hour In the early 1900s, marriage was comparable to a master-and-slave relationship. The role of the woman in the marriage was minimal. The woman’s place was in the house, caring for the children, cleaning the house, and doing other “womanly” tasks. Chained to their husbands, marriage became prison to many women; the only means of breaking free from these bonds being the death of a husband. In Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour,” Mrs. Mallard lives for an hour, experiencing rebirth into freedom and death when that freedom is lost....   [tags: Story Hour essays]

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The Search for Truth or Meaning in James Joyce's Dubliners

- The Search for Truth or Meaning in Dubliners     Several of James Joyce's stories in Dubliners can read as lamentations on a frustrating inability of man to represent meaning by external means, including written word. When characters in "Araby," "Counterparts," and "A Painful Case" attempt to represent or signify themselves, other characters, or abstract spiritual entities with or through words, they not only fail, but end up emotionally ruined. Moreover, the inconclusive endings of the three stories correspond with the fates of their characters....   [tags: Dubliners Essays]

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Free Essays on The Crucible: John Proctor's Search For Identity

- The Crucible: John Proctor's Search For Identity John Proctor is a good man. He is a puritan, a husband, a citizen, and an all around valuable member of the community. All of this is represented by his name. The name of John Proctor could be considered his most prized possession. It is his most priceless asset. Proctor is very strong-willed and caring. He does not set out with any intentions of hurting anyone. He is a farmer and village commoner who is faced with incredible inner turmoil. He has committed adultery and had absolutely no intentions of joining in the witch trials....   [tags: Arthur Miller]

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Search for Self in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club

- The Search for Self in The Joy Luck Club     Amy Tan's novel, The Joy Luck Club, presents a character with a divided self. One buried half of the self represents the mother, the mother's Chinese heritage, and the cold obedience she tries to instill in her daughter caused by her tragic past. The other half of the self represents the daughter, the daughter's American heritage, and the endless indignation she uses against her mother in ignorance of her mother's tragic past and her own ties to Chinese heritage....   [tags: Joy Luck Club Essays]

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Penelope: In Search of the Feminist in James Joyce's Ulysses

- Penelope: In Search of the Feminist in James Joyce Ulysses is an oeuvre in rebellion against society’s standards of race, class, and religion, against traditional images of sexuality and gender. Its final book, “Penelope,” is a reflection of this rebellion, however its true feminist character has been an issue of contention among critics. A more grounded vision of Joyce’s feminism can be found through an understanding of the two main cultural influences that shaped him: Irish-Catholic views on the feminine and Victorian morality....   [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism]

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James Joyce's The Dead - Gabriel's Search for Self

- Gabriel's Search for Self in The Dead     The study of Gabriel's character is probably one of the most important aims in James Joyce's The Dead1. What shall we think of him. Is the reader supposed to think little of Gabriel or should he/she even feel sorry for him. This insecurity already implies that the reader gets more and more aware that he/she develops ambivalent feeling towards Gabriel and that his character is presented from various perspectives. Gabriel's conduct appears to be split and seems to represent different red threads in The Dead; it leads the reader through the whole story....   [tags: Joyce Dead Essays]

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Search for Perfection in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye

- Search for a Perfection in The Bluest Eye   The concept of physical beauty and desire to conform to a prescribed definition of what is considered beautiful can destroy a person's life. In Toni Morrison's novel, The Bluest Eye, many characters are obsessed with attaining the idealist definition of what is considered beautiful. The characters of Geraldine, Pauline, and Pecola all believe that physical perfection leads to acceptance; however, it is the same belief that causes their personal downfalls and prevents them from recognizing their own inner beauty....   [tags: Bluest Eye Essays]

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Man's Search for Meaning in Fight Club and Siddhartha

- In 1922, Hermann Hesse set the youth of Germany free with the glorious peace of Siddhartha. Nearly a century later, Chuck Palahniuk opened the eyes of countless Americans with his nihilistic masterpiece, Fight Club. These two novels were written in different times, in different cultures, for different readers, and for different purposes. One is the poster child for love of self and nature; the other focuses on the destruction of both man and culture, yet the two hold a startling similarity in their underlying meaning, that in a darkening world of sin and distraction, letting go is the only true path to freedom, peace, and happiness....   [tags: Comparing Fight Club and Siddhartha]

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Search for Identity in Judith Guest's Ordinary People

- Search for Identity in Ordinary People When we are young, we live life by the day. In our preteen and teenage years, the process of self discovery begins. For some people, this could take years. For others, it could happen within a week. No matter how people discover themselves, who they really are, and what they stand behind, everybody goes through it. Especially the characters in the book Ordinary People by Judith Guest. As they struggle through death, guilt, and a lack of understanding; Calvin, Beth and Conrad eventually discover their true identities....   [tags: Judith Guest Ordinary People Essays]

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Search for Identity in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man

- Between the Great Depression and mid-1940’s, many blacks struggled for acceptance and visibility in America. Oppressed by white society and overwhelmed by its control, they often endured countless betrayals and indignities simply for acknowledgment of their existence. In spite of suffering so much, however, many blacks lost more than they had hoped to gain, including their humanity and identity. Ralph Ellison, a prominent author fascinated by man’s search for identity, thought that blacks were invisible primarily because whites refused to "see" them....   [tags: conflict, self-perception, projection of others]

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Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

- Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl "On the average, only those prisoners could keep alive who, after years of trekking from camp to camp, had lost all scruples in their fight for existence; they were prepared to use every means, honest and otherwise, even brutal force, theft, and betrayal of their friends, in order to save themselves. We who have come back, by the aid of many lucky chances or miracles - whatever one may choose to call them - we know: the best of us did not return." (p....   [tags: Papers]

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Invisible Man Essay: Search for True Identity

- Search for True Identity in Invisible Man      "Who the hell am I?" (Ellison 386) This question puzzled the invisible man, the unidentified, anonymous narrator of Ralph Ellison's acclaimed novel Invisible Man. Throughout the story, the narrator embarks on a mental and physical journey to seek what the narrator believes is "true identity," a belief quite mistaken, for he, although unaware of it, had already been inhabiting true identities all along.   The narrator's life is filled with constant eruptions of mental traumas....   [tags: Invisible Man Essays]

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The Exclusionary Rule

- The Exclusionary rule requires that any evidence taken into custody be obtained by police using methods that violates an individual constitutional rights must be excluded from use in a criminal prosecution against that individual. This rule is judicially imposed and arose relatively recently in the development of the U.S. legal system. Under the common law, the seizure of evidence by illegal means did not affect its admission in court. Any evidence, however obtained, was admitted as long as it satisfied other evidentiary criteria for admissibility, such as relevance and trustworthiness....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure]

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Science I-search

- Science I-search When the word scientist is mentioned, the public most commonly accepts this word in a positive sense. Scientists are known to find the cure for diseases and heal people through their research. Not until the genetic revolution have scientists been shunned and viewed as malevolent to the community. When the term genetic revolution is used, I am pertaining mainly to the issue of cloning. After the new discovery by Scottish researchers, who were responsible for creating the sheep that captured the attention of the world, the society's reproduction and moral issues have taken a different meaning in life....   [tags: Cloning Genetics Genes Essays]

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I-Search Narrative

- I-Search Narrative At the tender age of two I moved from a development in the town of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania to the vast stretches of farmland that make up the area between Mechanicsburg and the neighboring town of Dillsburg. It was not a big move distance-wise, but it would forever change my life. If I would have stayed where I was I would have went to a different high school, had a different set of friends, and who knows where I would be today. While I did not know it at the time, (I was only two, cut me some slack.) my family and I moved within earshot of one of the most prestigious dirt tracks in the country....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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The Seven Secret Skills Of SEO Work

- There is a lot of talk on the web regarding Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how, if you just do this one thing, you will be at the top of Google. If only it were that easy. In fact, I believe there are seven distinct skills that a search engine optimiser needs to possess. Most people possess one or maybe two of these skills, very rarely do people posses all seven. In truth, to get to all seven, people who are good at two of these need to actively develop the other skills. This takes time and effort and, if you are running your own business, do you really have the time to do this....   [tags: Search Engine Optimization SEO]

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Legal Evolution of the Exclusionary Rule

- The Constitution of the United States was designed to protect citizens' civil rights from infringement by the government and law enforcement agencies. The Constitution guarantees that the civil liberties of the people of this country shall be respected and upheld. That fact is often considered to be common knowledge and taken for granted by the vast majority of the population. However it was not always that way. American legislation is constantly growing and developing. New rules and practices are being developed and established....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure]

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The Exclusionary Rule

- In order for the rights listed in the Constitution to have substance, there must be enforceable remedies imposed on the government for violations of those rights. In 1914, the U.S. Supreme Court, in the landmark case of Weeks v. United States,2 introduced the exclusionary rule as a remedy for violations of the Fourth Amendment.3 The Weeks Court felt that the only effective way to enforce the Fourth Amendment right to be secure from unreasonable searches and seizures was to adopt a rule that evidence seized in violation of the Fourth Amendment could not be used by the government against a defendant at trial....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure]

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The Exclusionary Rule

- In 1914, during the Supreme Court case Weeks versus the United States, the exclusionary rule was established (Hendrie 1). The exclusionary rule was a part of the Fourth Amendment. It states that evidence found at a crime scene is not admissible if it was not found under the correct procedures. This means that the government cannot conduct illegal searches of a person or place and use evidence that is found at that time. The government must go through the procedures of obtaining warrants or have probable cause to search an individual or place....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure]

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