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Reaching Out Without Dumbing Down

- In an age when culture continues to lower standards of intellect, Marva Dawn makes compelling observations and suggestions for the Church to rethink its’ strategy on impacting society. How do we evangelize without weakening the message of what we are communicating. The majority of her text focuses on the worship environment generally, but later she focuses on music, preaching, and liturgy specifically. According to Dawn, a gathering of believers should emphasize God as the subject and object of worship, challenge each individual to grow in godly character, and accentuate the community of believers (not only in the room, but throughout history as well)....   [tags: Literature Review]

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put it down

- put it down. The most hotly contested battlefield in the gender wars may not necessarily be in the bedroom. It may be the bathroom. The seat-up vs. seat-down debate rages on and some interpret this as a sign of male insensitivity and overall cloddishness. Although it doesn't rate up there with the unisex restroom in the Ally McBeal television show, the signage for the toilets at one Phoenix, Arizona advertising-public relations firm is an eye-catcher. Instead of the plain old "Men" and "Women" on the politically correct male and female door signs, the restrooms entries at Cramer-Krasselt are adorned with tasteful, nearly look-alike 3-inch square photos of a toilet....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Down with Downloading

- Down with Downloading Throughout the whole time when you were able to gain access to free downloadable music, you have been able to by pass the purchasing of music, but has it been morally right. People always insist that download is great, but are you thinking of who you’re talking it from. The artists are the ones losing there money as well as positive recognition. Musicians should obviously get a cut as should small record stores who are obviously going to lose out when the big chains all get together on this (newsfactor.com)....   [tags: Music Downloads Technology Essays]

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Down To Who?

- Down To Who. Does the magic of young love ever stand a chance. Down to You tells the story of two college students who fall madly in love with one another after meeting in a crowded, college bar. Throughout their relationship, there are the usual ups and downs of first love. Trust, loyalty, and friendship are all big factors between Al (Freddie Prinze, Jr.) and Imogen (Julia Stiles). Their relationship matures over the years and their love is tested by time and temptation. Al plays an unbelievably sympathetic role....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Down And Out

- "What you say we go down shore and see what the storm brung in?" says Richard.      "Ya, bet we get ourselves some fresh lobster out some ole' trap we find washed up!" exclaims Chester.      "Martha, get us our coats while we find dem damn boots!" says Richard.      The two men get their boots, grab their jackets and head for the beach. They two men walk for about an until a shiny object catches the corner of Chesters eye.      "Hey Rich, I think I see something over there, lets go check it out," says Chester....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Crack Down on Crack Houses

- What looks like your neighborhood abandoned house with poor lightning, boarded up windows and doors and overgrown bushes, might just be your community's biggest crack or drug house. These vacant or condemned houses used for criminal activity are all over the United States. However watch out, police departments and neighborhoods around the nation are putting their foot down to crack and houses that sell it. Are you ready to take initiative. Crack is made from powered cocaine and is sold in rock form....   [tags: Informative Essays]

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The Dumbing Down of American Fiction

- The Dumbing Down of American Fiction The 1976 film "Network" is an acerbic satire of television's single-minded obsession with mass ratings.One of the film's main characters, Howard Beale, is called the "Mad Prophet of the Airways," and his weekly harangues produce a "ratings motherlode"--yet he constantly admonishes his viewers to "Turn the damn tube off!"During one such rant Beale berates his audience as functional illiterates: "Less than three percent of you even read books!" he shouts messianically--and then promptly collapses from a sort of apoplexic overload....   [tags: English Literature Fiction Books Essays]

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Watership Down by Richard Adams

- In light of the description of anthropomorphism, I think it is only fitting to use the novels Charlotte’s Web and Watership Down to demonstrate them. While both of these novels show animals behaving in different manners, they are both uncharacteristic of normal animal behaviour. Charlotte’s Web shows animals behaviour as primarily human while Watership Down demonstrates animals behaving mostly as animals. This said, we see that both these novels show their characters with human traits, however they are all confined to their physical limitations as animals....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Warming Up and Warming Down

- Introduction Just before we enter a game weather it is football, basketball, swimming or rugby you must always warm up the parts of your body so that they get used to a game and also to avoid injury by pulling a muscle. After the game as well you must warm down which is just is the reverse of what you did for warming up apart from that when you stretch you hold it for longer. Why it is important to warm up A warm up used at the beginning of an exercise or activity to improve your performance and to prevent injury....   [tags: Sport & Exercise Studies]

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Put the Cosmopolitan Magazine Down

- Put the Cosmo Down One of the most ubiquitous trends in publications nowadays is the self-improvement magazine for women. These magazines’ initiative is to tell you how to dress, converse, love and manage your time like a woman who “has it all together”. While some of these tips may be helpful to readers, the implied standard that they set for their audience is almost always ridiculously out of reach. Such women’s magazines as Cosmopolitan and Elle are notorious for dictating the way a woman should act and behave in social contexts in order to appeal to men....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Watership Down by Richard Adams

- Throughout reading this book, you only wonder how Fiver can understand know what the future has in store for the rabbits. He has a gift that really no one else really cared about it. It was almost like they did not want to believe him. Fiver reminds me of someone who always knows the truth but no one cares because he is not the most liked one. Hazel who is Fiver's slightly larger brother leads the pack of rabbits into a field where he believes they can live. When they get there they find out that there is already a group of rabbits living there but they let the travelers stay with them....   [tags: European Literature]

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The Pathogenesis of Down’s Syndrome

- The Pathogenesis of Down’s Syndrome Down’s syndrome (DS) is the most common cause of mental retardation in the United States. It occurs with a frequency of one in 700 live births. The disease is caused by the presence of three copies of chromosome 21 as a result of chromosomal mutation (95% nondisjunction, 5% translocation) during cell division, leading to a total of 47 chromosomes instead of the normal number, 46. There are no individuals with the clinical signs of DS who do not have at least partial trisomy of chromosome 21....   [tags: Science Medical Genetics Diseases Essays]

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Parents and Children with Birth Defects: Down Syndrome

- Down Syndrome Every parent claims that they will console their newborn with love and affection under any conditions. But inspite of what they may say, they are still worried. After all, there have been several situations with birth defects that have caused years of frusturation and difficulties. No parent wishes for their own child to be born with a genetic mutation, but even as this is true, several children are born with it. “Down syndrome, which is a genetic condition, occurs in one in every 691 births”(Laney 5)....   [tags: chromosome 21, genetic mutation]

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Boxing: Down For The Count

- Boxing: Down for the Count The tenth edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines boxing as "the art of attack and defense with the fists practiced as a sport." I could be mistaken, but there is a certain emphasis placed on the idea that boxing is practiced as a sport. It is rather ambiguous. Is boxing a sport to begin with. Is boxing something else that is just practiced as a sport. Is it, can it, or should it be practiced as something else rather than as a sport. Maybe I am just making too big a deal out of a simple definition here....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Wall Came Tumbling Down

- The Berlin wall was a symbol of life behind the Iron Curtain for nearly 28 years. It was a rigorously guarded barrier to keep citizens of East Germany under the Communist German Democratic Republic. In The Fall of the Berlin Wall, William F. Buckley Jr. details the events leading to the construction of the Berlin Wall, and the effects the wall and it's demise had on the people of Berlin, the other Eastern Bloc countries, and the rest of the world. After the second World War, the 1945 Yalta Conference determined the fate of Germany....   [tags: European History]

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Benefits Of Early Intervention On Children With Down Syndrome

- The Benefits of Early Intervention on Children with Down syndrome Approximately one in every 691 babies is born with Down syndrome each year, in the United States. Down Syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that is associated with physical growth delays, distinctive facial features as well as mild to severe intellectual disabilities. Early intervention is not a common occurrence for children who have Down syndrome. Much of the time, we associate early intervention with children who obtain different delays and disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder....   [tags: Child development, Developmental psychology]

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Basic Human Right of People with Down Syndrome

- People with Down syndrome have been mistreated, terminated as a foetus, and denied basic human rights such as education and medical treatment (Smith, 2011). Why are people with Down syndrome treated differently from the rest of society. This may be due to the lack of understanding and respect given to them, therefore creating a stereotype against Down syndrome. This essay will discuss the challenges faced by people with Down syndrome, as well as the effectiveness of current policies and services available for them....   [tags: women´s risk, treatment]

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Down Syndrome Children: Is Their Play Appropriate for the Environment?

- Special needs is a generic term used in a clinical diagnostic and functional development to describe individuals who require assistance for disabilities that may be a medical, mental, or psychological defect. Examples of disabilities include autism, Down syndrome, dyslexia, blindness and others. Statistics show that .14% of babies are born with Down syndrome, which is one in every 691 babies (Statistics of Children with SN). Although Down syndrome is a well-known problem and disability, professionals are trained to enforce verbal skills and symbolic play, as well as asking volunteers to participate in community involvement with special needs children....   [tags: special needs in education]

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Porton Down 75 Years of Chemical and Biological Research

- Porton Down 75 Years of Chemical and Biological Research Porton Down was established in 1916 in retaliation of the Germans using chemical warfare against United Kingdom armed forces. Porton is located near Salisbury, Wiltshire England on 7,000 acres. Porton Down consists of research facilities that conduct research on chemical and biological warfare. 23 April 1915 British troops were attacked with chlorine gas, and Sir John French, the British Commander-in-Chief wanted retaliation with the same effects that was dealt to his troops, and he also wanted the means to defend his troop against these attacks, which lead to the establishment of Porton Down....   [tags: chemical warfare, chlorine gas, smoke]

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Does Down Syndrome Increase the Chances of Developing Leukemia?

- ... According to the agency of Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, despite the fact that petroleum products contribute to the majority of benzene in the atmosphere, half of the total national exposure comes from cigarette smoke. So if out want to decrease the risk of getting AML in your later years try and not smoke to help yourself. Other cases that are risks to get AML are following treatments with chemotherapy and radiation therapy from other cancers.( Howlader 2010) Some sign and symptoms that you may be developing AML are a low platelet count which can cause patients to bleed....   [tags: chromosomes, cancer, genetics]

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Why Paying Down Debt Can Be A Good Investment

- More or less paying down debt can be a good investment. The important thing to remember is that there is no one answer to this question, everyone is unique and everyone has unique situations and should evaluate the best option for their family according to these guidelines. However there are some major reasons why paying down debt cannot be such a good investment. If the debt is manageable to pay down with reasonable effort, then paying down the debt can be a great investment. By decreasing the debt you owe, you increase your net wealth, which in turn is an investment or saving....   [tags: Debt, Money, Interest, Investment]

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Genetically Transmitted Disorder: How to Detect Down's Syndrome

- Introduction Down’s Syndrome, also known as Trisomy 21, is the most common genetically transmitted disorder(1), and is characterized by the presence of part of or a whole third 21st¬¬ chromosome(2). Parents of affected individuals usually do not exhibit Down’s Syndrome(3). Because it is caused by a double 21st chromosome in either of the parental gametes(4), Down’s syndrome is a chronic disease. Down’s Syndrome’s effects vary widely from patient to patient, but in most cases they are a form of mental impairment(5), in fact the average mental abilities of an affected adult are comparable to those of a child(3)¬....   [tags: amniocentesis, neurological symtoms]

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Selling Down : The Marketing Of The Hip Hop Nation

- “Selling Down: The Marketing of the Hip-Hop Nation” Do you like hip-hop. Do you think hip-hop brings people’s attention to an advertisement or commercial. In “Selling Down: The Marketing of the Hip-op Nation” which was adapted from Other People 's Property: A Shadow History of Hip-Hop in White America” (2007), author and senior editor Jason Tanz argues that hip-hip is a useful source to get the attention of the people; therefore, marketers and salesmen should keep using hip-hop in advertisements and commercials no matter what or who opposes....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Sales, Selling]

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Non-Conformity in The Catcher in the Rye and Igby Goes Down

- The Catcher in the Rye¬ and Igby goes down, written by JD Salinger and Burr Steers respectively, explore the issue of non-conformity among youth. As Steers’ text is an appropriation of Salinger’s, similar ideas and opinions are presented, however they are affected by both context and medium in the way that they are conveyed, and the composers view on the issues. Despite this, their purpose remains the same, and that is to show the positive and negative sides of non-conformism on the mental and physical health of contemporary youth....   [tags: JD Salinger, Burr Steers, Literary Comparison]

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The TPAJAX Project: Taking Down The Political Regime of Mosaddeq

- Great Britain, an Ally-loyal nation in the Second World War, depended heavily on a priceless resource, oil, to immobilize its forces against the Axis powers. A place of interest for oil discovery was Iran, a jackpot of oil grounds ("Cold War Museum"). Realizing Britain may take over their oil fields, Iran elected its new prime minister, Mohammed Mosaddeq, to support the new law and nationalize its oil supply. Stepping up to defend its authority, Britain warns Iran with sanctions ("History of Iran: A Short Account of 1953 Coup")....   [tags: oil discovery, great britain, axis powers]

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Short Story : ' Driving Down Gallus St '

- Driving down Gallus St. in Woodbrook, Port of Spain, you’ll see the children running down the street barefoot, dust flying up in the air behind them. The humid island air hitting your face with the slight fragrance of roti being made, sold fresh off the iron skillet. Women walking home from the market, walking down the street with a slight wine in their waist. Men on their way to go lime with their padnas. Elders sitting out front their homes being macocious, waiting to tell the latest bacchanal to their friends on Sunday....   [tags: Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean, Primary education]

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Analysis Of Face Down By The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

- More Than Words Where words fail, music speaks. The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus utilizes alternative rock and “speaks” to victims in and out of abusive relationships and the general public about domestic violence through their single “Face Down”. The band released their first album Don’t You Fake It in 2006. “Face Down” remains The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus’s most successful single on Don’t You Fake It as of 2013. Throughout their music video “Face Down”, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus depicts aspects of domestic violence and the physical, mental, and social consequences of such abuse....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Physical abuse]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's Down And Out

- Inside The Poverty People in United states tend to ignore the complex problems the country is facing but focuses on the dominance of the country. People only looks at the surface of the United States and neglects problem about poverty. The bigger cities, like Los Angeles and New York, are mostly impacted by the poverty. It is important to recognize the impact of the poverty in order to understand the complex problem of the United States. In George Orwell’s “Down and Out in Paris and London”, the author provides a vivid image of the poverty and the impact on the people’s daily lives....   [tags: Poverty, Homelessness, Crime, Homeless shelter]

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Is it Wrong for Women to Abort Fetuses with Down Syndrome?

- At some point in a woman's life, she may think of the idea of having a child. Some young girls are taught at a young age that when she grows up, someday she can have a family of her own if she chooses. When I was a child, I remember my mother and other womanly influences telling me that when I'm older, I might have a family of my own; and in result of this, ever since I was little, I have planned out how many children I want to have, and my expectations of my family life. However, while many women see themselves having children someday, and understand the process of carrying a child, some women might be in the dark about the complications that can come along with pregnancy....   [tags: termination of pregnancy when fetus is abnormal]

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A Day With The Rain Beat Down On The Glass Window

- Chapter One It’s a beautiful day with not a sky in the clouds as I pensively watch the rain beat down on the smudged glass window. A perfect day to go for a walk and make mud angels in the clumps of green grass that we call our front yard. The only problem is my mother whom I was feeling not too kindly towards for botching my daytime activities. It is too nice a day to think about my health and well-being. “But mo-om.” I whined. “No buts.” Mom replies, “I don’t want you going out in the rain and then coming back in tracking mud all over the house like last time....   [tags: Debut albums, 2006 albums, Eye color, Syringe]

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Samual Mohammed Burned Down a Nortorious Crack House

- Samuel Mohammed had the right intentions when he decided to burn down a notorious crack house in West Palm Beach in his community. In the eyes of the law Mr. Mohammed is an arsonist, but in his eyes he was committing an act of civil disobedience by cleaning up his community. The question that must be answered her is did Mr. Mohammed actually commit a crime being that no one was harmed during the fire. The house was as abandoned building in his neighborhood and its use as a drug house was well known to the police and community....   [tags: civil disobedience, arson, crime]

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A Short Note On The Side Of Blood Sliding Down The Edge

- “I was dragged to a fence covered in leaves, and they took the blindfold off. I could see the other girls bleeding and sobbing in pain. I saw an old woman holding a knife so sharp I could see the drops of blood sliding down the edge. It was the blood of the other girls. Three other women were holding down my arms and legs, and another was sitting right on my chest, covering my mouth. They try to put pressure on you, so you don 't cry for the next girl to hear. I can still feel the weight of her today....   [tags: Human rights]

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The Bible in The Upside Down Kingdom by Donald B. Kraybill

- ... Jesus invites us to change our priorities, focus on the kingdom, and share with the needy” (Kraybill, 2011, p.101). A man’s wealth will be measured by the love, kindness and empathy he has for the poor and the hungry in Gods kingdom. For this matter Jesus wants the wealthy to humble themselves and receive their blessing by offering opportunities to the poor instead of being greedy and celebrating their own wealth. Additionally, chapter six elaborates its main point by exploring the six dangers of wealth....   [tags: god´s kingdom, christians]

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Analysis Of ' I Stayed Down Fight ' By Mona Eltahawy

- The essay I choose to respond to is "I Stayed to Fight" by Mona Eltahawy. I picked this essay because I still remember very vividly what I was doing and my exact location when I saw the towers burning for the first time. I was in the fourth grade walking down the hall on my way to the rest room, I peered into an empty classroom because I noticed that a huge fire was on the screen. I figured it was just some building and recall how big and tall I thought they were. When my siblings and I walked in the door that day after school it was already on our living room television....   [tags: Morphine, Opioid, Want, United States]

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How the Trickle-Down Theory Works in China

- ... What is more, the boundary between upper class and general people hinders fashion’s flow. In order to keep the society stable, people were required to obey the rules of their own class strictly in ancient China. Especially in clothing, this was part of the law which has similar content with sumptuary law statute issued by Elizabeth in England (1574). The principle of this law is to ensure that people did not dress ‘above their station’. For example, the Emperor was the only one who could wear embroidery dragon patterns and light yellow....   [tags: fashion, trend, industry, process]

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The Down Fall of Rose Williams and Blanche DuBois

- Tennessee Williams is known to be a Southern playwright of American drama. Williams knew how to show haunting elements like psychological drama, loneliness, and inexcusable violence in his plays. Critics say Williams often depicted women who were suffering from critical downfalls due to his sister Rose Williams. Rose was always fighting with a mental health condition known as schizophrenia all her life. The character Laura in The Glass Menagerie is always compared to Rose, because they were both socially awkward and very quiet girls....   [tags: Character Analysis ]

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A Bird Came down the Walk by Emily Dickinson

- “A Bird came down the Walk,” was written in c. 1862 by Emily Dickinson, who was born in 1830 and died in 1886. This easy to understand and timeless poem provides readers with an understanding of the author’s appreciation for nature. Although the poem continues to be read over one hundred years after it was written, there is little sense of the time period within which it was composed. The title and first line, “A Bird came down the Walk,” describes a common familiar observation, but even more so, it demonstrates how its author’s creative ability and artistic use of words are able to transform this everyday event into a picture that results in an awareness of how the beauty in nature can be f...   [tags: literary, poetic analysis]

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Analysis Of Donald Kraybill 's The Upside Down Kingdom

- Analysis of Kraybill Donald Kraybill’s The Upside-Down Kingdom does a wonderful job explaining the realities of Jesus’ life and teachings. Kraybill examines the literary text of bible and adds the historical and religious facts of that time to further show the true context behind the life of Jesus. Kraybill takes the teachings of Jesus and brings to light the importance of the political and social climate. Kraybill reveals that Jesus’ teachings directly correlated to the social conditions of his time....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Kingdom of God, Bible]

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Why Do You Write That Down As Well?

- J.D.: Really. Therapist: Yeah, why don’t you write that down as well. J.D.: [writes] Therapist: Okay, so let’s look this over. So the situation was not being able to complete the thought record. The automatic thoughts you had were ‘I’m stupid, I’m not good enough, I can’t do therapy and I’m inadequate’ and you identified I’m inadequate as being the most distressing for you. The evidence we had to support that thought is that you believed that everyone else can finish a thought record and you couldn’t....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Psychology, Critical thinking]

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`` Simple Recipes `` By Madeleine Thien, And The Closing Down Of Summer ``

- “Simple recipes” by Madeleine Thien, and “The Closing Down of Summer” by Allister MacLeod both take focus on the struggles of isolation or alienation in their families, caused by the separation of cultural identities, or being away from home due to work. The impression of isolation found in the text is generated from the circumstantial behaviours among the character’s actions, thoughts, or exchange of language. Macleod focuses on how his protagonist has become detached from his family, losing the ability to communicate to them due to his seasonal occupation and adapting to the sub-culture of his work life....   [tags: Family, Sociology, Norm, Heteronormativity]

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Down to Earth Cookies Your Mother Once Made

- Down to Earth Cookies Your Mother Once Made Joe and Ellis Cook were two brothers who had made a decision in reproducing their mother’s old recipe of down to earth cookies, and with the growth and purchasing value added services their focus of making high quality based cookies would become a success. Throughout the process their focus on making their mother’s cookies had shown a commitment on their mother’s behalf without using the preservatives or additional additives in making the cookie delicious....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street Book Analysis

- Introduction to “A Malkiel Random Walk Down Wall Street” If you are a new investor who is interested in investment history or how to make investments, purchase this book by Burton G. Malkiel. This book is ideal for any experienced investor who wants to brush up on their knowledge of investment techniques and theories also. There are not many books that have been written about investing. A Random Walk Down Wall Street is broken down into four parts which include; Stocks and Their Value, How the Pros Play the Biggest Game in Town, The New Investment Technology and A Practical Guide for Random Walkers and Other Investors....   [tags: Burton G. Malkiel, Investments]

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Down From Heaven By Colleen Wagner And Annabel

- What defines gender. The sex of a person refers to their physical anatomy, their sexual orientation refers to whom they are attracted to. The gender identity of a person, however, is their internal sense of being male, female, neither or both. The way in which they manifest their masculinity and/or femininity is their gender expression. Society has no right to dictate a person’s gender identity or manifestation, nor does it have the right to confine them to any one of these. Too often does the public deem someone’s gender and expression the same as their sex, and treat them as such without consulting the individual....   [tags: Gender, Masculinity, Gender role, Man]

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Writing Down Things That She Makes A Better Husband

- Moreover, writing down things that she finds meaningful can help you surprise her with meaningful things. For instance, if she talks about how much she loves a certain type of food, you can write that down on your personal calendar and use it to make her a nice surprise supper in the future. Basically, showing her that you care enough to remember the things that she cares about is an easy trick on how to become a better husband. It just requires your brain to connect the dots: wife likes - take notes - surprise her by remembering....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Wife, 2006 singles]

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The Wrong Turn down Slang Hollows Lane

- Arissa, a British poet, had gotten into deep trouble; one wrong turn down the road and she would have to accept the fact that death was approaching her, very soon. This is her story. As Arissa and Nicholas, Arrissa’s younger brother, a mechanic, were headed on their way home after a late night party, they were about to encounter a real thrill, their last one. While they drove, Arissa had a sense that something dreadful was going to happen. As they went down the empty- deserted highway it started to rain quite heavily....   [tags: fictional short story, suspense]

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`` Simple Recipes `` By Madeleine Thien, And The Closing Down Of Summer

- “Simple Recipes” by Madeleine Thien, and “The Closing Down of Summer” by Allister MacLeod, both possess a theme of isolation or alienation within two different family dynamics, caused by cultural division. The impression of isolation found in the text is generated from the the character’s inability to communicate their internal emotions, or the forceful demand to adhere to cultural traditions. Macleod narrating protagonist has become detached from his family, losing the ability to communicate to them due to his seasonal occupation and adapting to the sub-culture of his work life....   [tags: Family, Sociology, Heteronormativity, Norm]

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Analysis of Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

- ... ‘…at the rush hour we collided instantly’ suggest that these four men are not working in a comfortable work environment. The narration in the second paragraph allows the reader to assume that the raconteur works in a hotel. This division is like a timeline; from morning till night. The word ‘spasmodic’ reminds the reader of spasms; bursts of excitements. It is as if the teller wants to elocutionist to know about the hectic environment they work in every day. This image continues in the first part of the second sentence, ‘We were never idle’ implying that they always have something to do....   [tags: work, hotel, stress, feels]

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The Story Of Venus Drove Down The Street With An Empty Feeling

- Venus drove down the street with an empty feeling in her chest. Who knew that he’ll just leave like that. He basically walked out on two years like it was nothing. She knew something was going on with them when she came back from France. He would distance himself from her and be focused so much on his work that they hardly went out together. Who knew that it would be for a totally different reason. Venus assumed he’s been seeing that girl during that time of ‘focusing’ or even longer. That’s when he probably fell out of love with her....   [tags: 2008 singles, 2005 singles, Eye color]

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Review Of ' Dumbing Down ' Of Dads On Our Modern Society

- I. Introductory paragraph: The focus of my discussion in this paper is the “dumbing-down” of dads in our modern society. In researching this topic, I came across the following comic strip that illustrates quite clearly how dads are often depicted/ portrayed to children, especially in the media. In the image copied below, we can see how the representation of the dad has changed over the years. The children comment that they are watching an old show where the father was actually an intelligible being and there ensues the laughter on the part of the mother and the children....   [tags: Sociology, Symbolic interactionism, Family]

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Analysis of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

- Tradition is defined in the dictionary as the handing down from generation to generation of the same customs and beliefs. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, I believe has two main topics addressed: the traditions of the Hmong people, and the dangers of being unable to communicate. The misunderstanding of these two consequential points, I believe caused the majority of conflict that arose. Can tradition prevent open-mindedness. Lia's parents reasoning of her seizures as "not so much a medical problem as a blessing", I think helped them have the ability to cope....   [tags: Hmong Culture, Modern Medicine]

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Why Harper And The Conservatives Should Not Shut Insites Down

- Anand Patel ENG71000 Dr. Daniel Bratton November 13th, 2014 Why Harper and The Conservatives Should Not Shut Insites Down People of all ages, races, classes and professions are afflicted by addiction either directly or indirectly through a loved one. No one is immune from it. There is a common misconception in society that addiction is self-caused. However, it is a disease just like cancer or ebola, and forms a physical and psychological need for habit forming substances, that can eventually lead to death....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Drug abuse]

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Sewage Water Quality Requirements Should Be Broken Down Into %

- Sewage can be broken down into 99.9% as water and 0.1 % as solids. 70% of the solids is organic substance (protein, carbohydrate, and fats) and another 30% is inorganic (grits, salts, and metals) and that is a typical municipal wastewater analysis. Based on this, chemical and bacteriological components of the treated/discharged effluent into receiving water body should be monitored to ensure the safety of the public health according to the effluent limitations (NPDES/AZPDES permits). Therefore, a TMDL will have to identify the amount of an exact or property of a pollutant weather from point, nonpoint, or natural sources that may be discharged to a water body and still ensure that the water b...   [tags: Sewage treatment, Water pollution, Wastewater]

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Summary Of ' Down The Rabbit Hole She Goes '

- Down the rabbit hole she goes; her curiosity sparked as to why a rabbit could be in such a rush. Alice in Wonderland, a classic tale from 1951: Based on the books Alice Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. Alice is a child living in the real world, her imagination just too big for others to understand. The story is appealing to young viewers, with animated characters that live in a world where nothing is as it seems, Wonderland. These characters make us laugh, and wish for a place like Wonderland....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland]

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Incarceration Helped Bring Crime Down By Michael Rushford

- The prison system is another form of slavery that would function to keep the black race in a subordinate position. It is similar to slavery because it is in which cash is made by the misuse and mistreatment of individuals that are of middle and lower class groups, particularly African Americans. Incorporated into the prison industry are private correctional facilities, state imprisons, the way imprisons profit, outside organizations that profit off prisons. There was excessive arrest rates and overrepresentation in northern prisons that were seen by many whites - liberals and conservatives, northerners and southerners - as indisputable proof of blacks ' inferiority (Muhammad)....   [tags: Black people, Prison, Racism, White people]

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Should Parks Be Closed Down For Safety Reasons?

- In February of 2010, a woman named Dawn Brancheau died while working as an animal trainer at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida. There has been a large amount of debate about the circumstances surrounding her death—some say she slipped and fell, while others say that she was dragged in by one of the orcas, Tilikum. The controversy over her tragic death brought this question to the surface: should parks like SeaWorld be closed down for safety reasons. While this argument has been going on for a long time, the death of Brancheau spurred a wave of debates about whether the park should be allowed to remain open....   [tags: Whale, Killer whale, Mammal, Beached whale]

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Women Putting Down Other Women in Pride and Prejudice

- Feminists contend that throughout history, women have been treated as less than human by men. However, women are not exempt from putting down other women, especially those who are of lower social rank. In Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, women are seen treating other women unequally based upon their appearance, manners, and skills. During the Regency era appearance was extremely important. If a woman arrived at a party under or overdressed she would be mocked and ridiculed for days by other women....   [tags: Gender Roles, Jane Austen]

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Warming Up and Cooling Down in Physical Education Classes

- ... Static stretching is used to stretch muscles while the body is at rest; the two main types of static stretches are active and passive. Active stretches are added forces that are applied for greater intensity while passive stretches are applied by an external force such as a partner or device to increase intensity. Unlike static stretching, dynamic stretching uses continuous movement patterns that impersonate the sport that is to be performed. Many individuals will perform dynamic and static stretches and introduce that as their warm up, however this is incorrect....   [tags: techniques in sports]

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Career Goals : The Holland Codes System Breaks Down

- Career Goals I chose the Holland code (RIASEC) Test to take for my career assessment. According to "Open Source Psychometrics Project" (n.d.), "The Holland Codes system breaks down occupations into six general categories…A Holland Code summarizes your results with an acronym for the categories you score highest for, which makes you an ICS”. I scored the highest with investigative. My next highest scores were even- which were social and conventional. The lowest scores were for artistic, realistic, and entrepreneurial at the bottom....   [tags: Psychology, Mental health professional, Nursing]

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The Canadian Food Banks Should Not Be Closed Down

- In this world there are many different types of challenges faced but individuals in different countries, as people work together to find a way to stop or solve these challenges there are also some challenges or situations that individuals, even as a group, cannot eliminate. The race to reach conclusions of situations is very desirable and is being worked on very efficiently, but one issue that people have mistaken into accomplishing is hunger. Hungry is present everywhere and not a lot of people can satisfy or fulfil that need....   [tags: Poverty, Nutrition, Health, Malnutrition]

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Why People Sit Down And Reflect On Their Lives

- When people sit down and reflect on their lives, they look at the things that they’ve achieve and the things that they wanted to achieve, but didn’t get to. Most of the times when people sit down and reflect on their lives they consider themselves to be successful or to be a failure; there really isn’t any in between. There are a lot of things that people take into consideration when they analyze their lives and how they’ve succeeded at doing the things they truly wanted to. One of the most important things that I think most people take into consideration when analyzing their lives is whether or not they were successful in the workforce, growing up in the type of society that we have and hav...   [tags: Pain, Suffering, Life, Opioid]

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Sewage Should Be Broken Down Into 99.9 % Water

- Sewage can be broken down into 99.9% water and 0.1 % solids as the solids 70% of its organic substance (protein, carbohydrate, and fats) and another 30% is inorganic (grits, salts, and metals) and that is a typical municipal wastewater analyses. Based on this, chemical and bacteriological components of the treated/discharged effluent into receiving water body should be monitored to ensure the safety of the public health according to the effluent limitations (NPDES permits). Therefore, a TMDL will identify the amount of an exact or property of a pollutant weather from point, nonpoint, or natural sources that may be discharged to a water body and still ensure that the water body gains water qu...   [tags: Sewage treatment, Water pollution, Wastewater]

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The Depletion And Down Right Disappearance Of Fossil Fuels

- The depletion and down-right disappearance of fossil fuels are inevitable. Our demand is ever increasing, but our supply is not. Oil will run out in approximately thirty-eight years based on our consumption today. When our supply of fossil fuels do run out, world economies and global trade will collapse. Food transportation will stop and people around the world will starve. As an alternative fuel, people should commence the mass production and harvesting of algae, which can be refined into biofuels to power our everyday needs....   [tags: Petroleum, Coal, Water, Fuels]

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The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down, Ethnocentrism

- In the book The Spirit Catches you and you Fall Down, ethnocentrism can also be seen. Throughout the book the family and the doctors have different ideas of medicine/healing techniques are often disagreed on. It’s important for the doctor to see that biomedicine has its own intentions of saving patient through standard procedures and beliefs. Understanding those terms will shed some light on the culture of the patient, which has their own intentions, beliefs, and rules as well. Breaking down ethnocentrism to find an agreement is a good goal to accomplish in order have successful prognosis and healing....   [tags: Nationalism, Nation, Imperialism, Study abroad]

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Why Nuclear Power Plants Need to be Shut Down

- "Disaster of Fukushima shows that nuclear energy is highly unsafe so, all around the world need to learn from the accident in Fukushima. We need to realize this accident can happen anywhere in the world." (Rianne Tuele, Radiation expert in Green Peace). Originally nuclear energy announced as an alternative energy that is cheap, clean, and safe compare to other existing energy. Therefore, some people insist the nuclear power plants must be kept open but, I disagree with three reasonable safety reasons....   [tags: politics, environment, health]

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Hajj in John Steinbeck’s The Moon is Down

- John Steinbeck’s The Moon is Down is considered a somewhat prophetic work. Written shortly before the Japanese invasion of Pearl Harbor, it examines the occupation of an unnamed European country by an invading force (also unnamed, though thinly disguised as Nazis). Coming off the recent publication of The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck was a literary superstar at the time. At the time Steinbeck, and ardent opponent of fascism, was working for the Office of Coordinator of Information and had come into contact with many refugees displaced by Nazi invasion....   [tags: relationships, evolution, battle]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's Down And Out

- The power of one’s perspective plays a large role in different types of socio-economic positioning. Poverty, a historic and prevalent issue, can be most clearly addressed by evaluating the lifestyles, traits, and characteristics of the lower, middle, and upper societal classes. Likewise, literature offers intensifying insights on the experiences of the destitute. George Orwell’s Down and Out in Paris and London introduces the differentiation of societal perspectives on poverty in order to emphasize the plight of the lower classes and the pride of the upper classes....   [tags: Social class, Sociology, Working class]

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The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

- Anne Fadiman’s "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down" Critical Analysis: Understanding Religion and Cultural Conflicts and how it Impacts the Society Name Institution Religion is considered as a pervasive force in this world. It shapes people as to how they behave and interact with almost everything present in the society. Influencing behavior, character formations, ideals, policies, standards are just among the dimensions and societal perspectives affected and impacted by religion....   [tags: Sociology, Religion, Faith, Culture]

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My Interest Was Piqued When I Sat Down

- My interest was piqued when I sat down in Ms. Rainwater’s class to observe her facilitate the students’ writing of their fan fiction assignment. I wanted to learn more about her style of teaching writing and how she managed to incorporate thought provoking writing assignments in the greater scope of standards, novels, and adolescence apathy. I met with Samantha every week as part of a practicum class that is held at Richland Northeast High School. This rapport helped tremendously when I sat down to write interview questions for her....   [tags: Writing, Education, Fiction writing]

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Should The Drinking Age Be Lowered Back Down?

- Over the years many people have had the question, Should the drinking age be lowered back down to 18. Or Should the drinking age stay at 21. There are many factors that go into this question from binge drinking to drunk driving. Binge drinking in the United States has led to many serious health consequences, social consequences, and traffic fatalities. Since the drinking age was raised from 18 to 21, college and teenage drinking has not decreased. It has been driven underground, behind closed doors....   [tags: Drinking culture, Alcoholism, Alcohol abuse]

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Is Cloud Seeding a Method to Help the Environment or Tear It Down

- ... According to, Casper Star Tribune, Wyoming has spent 8.8 million dollars in its fourth year with cloud seeding (screen 1). That means every year Wyoming spends 2.2 million dollars on just a single cause (cloud seeding). Just ask yourself is it really necessary. Secondly, if we continue to accept cloud seeding we’re making our planet more and more at risk. Yes, cloud seeding may help out with drought, but it also starts the risk of natural disasters. Drought and floods are natural aspects of the hydrologic cycle, so excess precipitation in one area tends to be balanced out by scant precipitation in another (cloud seeding, screen 1)....   [tags: silver iodide, chemicals, weather]

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Literary Analysis of The Water Was Dark and It Went Forever Down

- The unveiling of a piece of artwork symbolises the gradual revelation of the girl’s feelings. At the beginning of the text she seems to have no emotions, “Live. Survive. They’re the same thing” and “she thought the thoughts of a machine.” She is portrayed as robot-like and is not in possession of feelings or vulnerability. However, over the course of the story, she progressively gives in to her overwhelming, pressing emotions. “She took off her watch and bikini and lay in the sun” and “She ran naked down to the water.” This can be perceived as the beginning of the exposing of her emotion; her nakedness introduces a sense of vulnerability, a quality not associated with machines....   [tags: robotic, entrapment, evil]

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A Research Study On Down Syndrome ( Ds ) And Their Teachers

- Population: The populations in the study were elementary aged students who had a confirmed diagnosis of Down syndrome (DS) and their teachers. There were 26 school-aged children with an average age 7. Most of the students were educated in a public elementary school and the remaining was educated in combinations of home based and private educational settings. The inclusion criteria included a SFA completed by their teacher who did a developmental assessment to prove their age was in sample range the research....   [tags: Psychometrics, Reliability, Assessment, Language]

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An Action Potential Of A Neuron Send Information Down An Axon

- An action potential occurs when a neuron send information down an axon, in which involves two phases depolarization and repolarization (biologymad.com, 2004). This process involves the sodium/potassium pump as sodium goes in the axon it causes a positive charge this is called depolarization (biologymad.com, 2004). As potassium exits the axon the change is brought back to resting potential this is known as repolarization (biologymad.com, 2004). An action potential is caused when different ions cross the neuron membrane, a stimulus causes the sodium channels to open which then causes the sodium ion to rush into the neuron (Faculty.washington.edu, 2010)....   [tags: Action potential, Potassium, Sodium, Myosin]

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The Violence And Crime Has Gone Down On The Past Years

- Aggression: Violence and crime has gone down in the past years. Misconceptions about crime and murders: the majority of cases is by someone are done. Homecide rates (the majority) done by partners. There is a common factor with aggression with kids: parental abuse, neglect or any other hardship in the childhood. Mitigating factors: lessen the severe act. However, we see this consistency in parental abuse, and learning how to be abusive (Bandura’s learning). Aggression is learned, specially through witness....   [tags: Violence, Crime, Child abuse, Aggression]

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Mentorship Can Be Broken Down Into Peer And Professional Associations

- Benefits of Mentorship Mentorship can be broken down into peer and professional associations. A peer mentoring study was done by Bulut et al. (2010) which had first year nursing students paired with fourth year nursing students, this relationship increased the students’ perceptions and potentials of the university. Other outcomes included decreasing first year students stress levels, increasing self-confidence, autonomy and problem solving skills. Benefits for the senior students were developing a sense of responsibility, enhancing communication skills, critical thinking skills and leadership skills....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Management, Youth mentoring]

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The Human Body Breaks Down Carbohydrates And Sugar Into Glucose

- The human body breaks down carbohydrates and sugar into glucose. The pancreas release hormones call insulin into your blood stream, which provides glucose the fuel it needs to energize the body. Diabetes mellitus is chronic metabolic disease in which the body either does not produced enough insulin or it is unable to use the insulin it produce. When the cells are unable to absorb the glucose it builds up into the blood. This causes many complications due to the damage high concentrations of blood glucose can cause to the small blood vessels throughout your body....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Blood sugar]

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Critique Of The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

- The Spirit Catches You This paper will be a book critique of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down. The book looked at the case of a Hmong family living in the United States whose daughter becomes ill and the medical, ethical, and cultural issues surrounding the case. The book will be discussed in terms of how some of these issues occurred. There will be discussion of the questions given associated with the book as well as the group discussion that occurred in class. Pre-Questions Before we began reading the book we were asked to answer some questions regarding culture and health concerns....   [tags: Culture, Ethics, Medicine, Anthropology]

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Black Hawk Down: Leave No Man Behind

- Ridley Scott’s film, Black Hawk Down, is a depiction of the Battle of Mogadishu, a raid integral to the United States' effort to capture Somali warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidi.The film introduces us to an elite group of Army Rangers, Delta Force soldiers and helicopter pilots. As the film progresses the plan to capture Aidi turns into a plan of desperation and survival. The grueling and arduous battle shows us the special camaraderie of the soldiers that experience the crucible of combat together as well as the heroism instilled in them....   [tags: Film History]

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Sports Teams Brought Down America 's Schools

- Have sports teams brought down America’s schools. Would grades skyrocket if sports were removed from schools. Or would they plummet to the ground. According to the article, “Have Sports Teams Brought Down America’s Schools” by Elizabeth Kolbert we’d be better off leaving sports separate from our schools. Millions of students across the U.S. are involved in some type of sport through their school. Many school’s require a C average to even participate. So, without sports would those kids who only keep grades up for sports, fall....   [tags: Education, High school, School, Teacher]

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Text Messaging is Slows Down the Development of Literacy

- Around the years 2001 to 2004, more text capable cellular telephones became available to the general public. When these types of cellular telephones became available, the text messaging phenomenon began. More and more people decided that text based communication was the most efficient way to communicate. Due to this phenomenon, educators are becoming more aware of the effects of text based communication on the developmental learning of literacy. Text messaging is dumbing down literacy for future generations....   [tags: Literacy Essays]

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