Good Times

  • Good Times

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    Good Times Originally aired on CBS in 1974 as a spinoff of the sitcom Maude, Good Times was a Black situation comedy based on the everyday lives of a Black Chicago family during the height of the civil rights movement (Deane, 2004). The cast starred Esther Rolles as the mother Florida Evans who first appeared as the maid in the television show Maude, John Amos as the father James Evans who starred in the hit miniseries Roots, comedian Jimmie Walker who played the oldest son James Evans Jr. (JJ)

  • Good Time Management: An Introduction To Good Time Management

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    Introduction “This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it” – Ralph Waldo Emerson. Time management is the ability to use one’s time effectively or productively, especially at work. (Oxford Dictionary). Good time management is essential to success in everything we do in our daily life. Planning time before doing work allows more work to be done over a shorter time and enables us to do more things more efficiently. For example, studying at college and universities

  • Good Time Management

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    INTRODUCTION Time management is a skill which helps you achieve your goals and is essential both in and out of the workplace. Good time management enables you to do the following: • Asses your priorities – By doing this you can identify what needs to be done and how it compares to other tasks and puts you in a position to prioritise. • Set goals – By setting realistic goals you can achieve targets and manage them accordingly. • Organise time – Allowing appropriate time to achieve tasks and use

  • Good Time At The Waterfall

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    Good Time at the waterfall Visiting at the waterfall can be a way to spend your day off. Most of the waterfall locations are not close from towns or cities. To reach some places you might have to drive for miles and walk more than ten minutes to get there. For me, going to see and enjoy the waterfall is better than staying home or sitting in my own backyard. I like the natural beauty, and I believe that human bodies are bonded with nature. Waterfalls are one of the best parts of natural environment

  • Good Times of My life

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    “Good times” The poem “good times” by Lucille Clifton mainly focuses on poverty. Even though my life experience is very similar to that of the narrator, I lived better life than the narrator because my family was in a decent financial situation. My life before I came to the US resembles the life of the person in “good times”. I can completely relate to the lifestyle described by Clifton because my father fulfilled all my needs such as food, room and education and my mother took care of all the family

  • Medicine, Revenue and a Good Time

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    There is a substance that is readily available in almost any given community that has the power to heal many diseases, bring in billions of dollars in revenue and just make you feel overall very relaxed and good. It has been medically proven to cure many diseases ranging from cancer to Alzheimer’s. There have been many different economic studies that have shown this substance, if legalized, will generate billions of dollars of economic revenue. This could help our economy tremendously in its current

  • Having a Good Time at Work

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    healthy food all day (Google). Many workers enjoy their lunches with their children because most of the companies on the top one hundred list have free or discounted childcare right on the offices campuses (SAS). These companies believe in finding time to have with your family and completing your duties at work. Today it is hard to find the balance with family and career. Now there are companies that understand what employees face and try to help find the balance. Companies are also allowing employees

  • Good Times in Canada as the Roaring Twenties

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    Good Times in Canada as the Roaring Twenties "The Roaring Twenties" is an accurate label to describe the mood of most Canadians in the twenties. During a decade of growth and prosperity, women were furthering their education and participating in activities previously enjoyed only by men. Canada's economy experienced a boom and many workers had more money for luxuries. People all over Canada were exploring alternative lifestyles aimed more towards independence and fun

  • Diction And Symbolism In Lucille's 'Good Times'

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    “Good times” by Lucille Clifton, is a short poem about a child who has a good experience with her family. Even though everything is good now there once was a point where everything wasn’t going as well. This tells the reader one should always cherish the good times because these are the times to remember. Almost the entire poem is a flashback of the “good times” the child has experienced. In lines one and two, the poet writes, “My daddy has paid the rent and the insurance man is gone” (Clifton).

  • Graduation Speech: Thanks for the Good Times

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    Hello classmates of 2012. It is almost time for us to depart from one another. We will go our own ways and achieve our goals very soon, but before we go, I would like to share some memories with everyone. I have attended Tates Creek High School (TC) for two years. And during those two years, I have learned a lot from the school staff and from my peers. They all have taught me something new. This is what makes them so awesome. The school is small and so diverse that it makes it easier to meet everyone

  • Mr. Alfred 's Good Times

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    redundant roller coaster ride of events that basically centered on religion and Mr. Alfred’s ‘good times.’ My husband functioned as my Dad’s best friend and they endeavored to run the roads constantly going to parties, doing “business deals,” and such nonsense. (Looking back now, I believe that man only married me to be close to Mr. Alfred; therefore, he would always stand to be included in whatever ‘party time’ emerged.) Meanwhile, after my boys were born, my Dad’s wife (step-mother) and I persistently

  • Use Of Operant Conditioning At A Good Time

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    There is one facet of college that upsets a lot of students: time management. At first, I didn 't quite understand what people meant by "time management" because coming from a small, charter high school, creating time to study for my classes was incredibly simple. My high school teachers felt confident in my abilities in handling a certain number of units and studying time in college; they assured me that the techniques I used in high school would surely work in college. However, I had underestimated

  • College Education Is A Good Investment Of Time And Money

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    securing for finding a good job. People with college graduated are hired in at a higher pay position and are consider to be much more stable employers. By attending in college, people will have more access to recourse and base on that, they can make lots of education decide that will lead them to brighter future. For some people, going to college is waste too much of their time and money. Although it does spend a lots, I believe that college education is a good investment of time and money. Attending

  • A Scary Good Time : ' Howl O Scream '

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    A Scary Good Time Fall. The leaves are falling, the air is getting brisk, the sense of spookiness surely does not go unmissed. It can be seen throughout town, but Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream is the largest venue around. Howl-O-Scream is Busch Gardens’ alter ego come fall, there are monsters and ghouls inside the park and in haunted houses. Seeing the production as a guest simply puts one in awe, but much more appreciation for the event is felt by the employees. Members of the haunted houses, better

  • Not a Good Time to Change America's Educational System

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    yet still be effective. He says, “Before we borrow that much more money against our kids futures, I’d much rather see if we can figure out how to wring fifty percent more instructional time out of the current school day (Paulson).” He is suggesting that our school should become more efficient without wasting time and money. Teachers are the backbone of the school. They are in the classroom preparing young minds to become the leaders of tomorrow. Now imagine if you added three more hours to the

  • Part-time Jobs For Students: A Good Idea

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    Part-time Jobs for Students: A Good Idea I, being employed with a part-time job, truly do believe that there is no wrong in having a part-time job while being a student. I honestly think that it is an awesome, great idea for students to have part-time jobs before they graduate from high school -- if they have the time and resources to do so. Students who are responsible, or learn responsibility, have nothing to loose but all to gain by having a job. There are a few key points that prove students

  • Shipping Of Goods Has Been Around For A Long Time

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    Shipping of goods has been around for a long time. From the Greeks to the Vikings the ocean has been used as a source of travel for people and goods from one place to another. Off course there has been advancements, gradual advancements, that slowly paved the way towards faster, safer, more efficient, secure, and more profitable transport. But, it has not been too long since the world of shipping completely changed its face. From transporting goods and products individually in “barrels, sacks, wooden

  • Graduation Speech: It's All About the Good Times

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    As we leave the comfort and familiarity of our home, school and community, we are vulnerably subjected to a wide array of new experiences. We are happy to be graduating but at the same time sad to leave our friends and nervous for what's ahead. Advice is the key necessity in this time of change, and who better to listen to than the peers who have been by our side for the past 13 years of schooling and are going through the same thing as you are right now? I asked many of you, the students of the

  • The Homeschool Soccer Team : A Good Time And Play For God

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    Problems have arose with the homeschool Saturday soccer team that was created to have a good time and play for God. This was a very special thing for all ages because there was no other leagues that played for God or any homeschooled ones for that matter. The only other options for a soccer league would be the county’s league, however, they had a few problems of their own. People started signing up for the new league to avoid these problems but unfortunately different issues have occurred

  • The Issue Of Teenage Screen Time Is A Good Or Bad Thing

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    accessories, technological involvement in everyday lives is only increasing, and the continued technology use by young adults is only increasing. On the debate of teenage screen time, the debtors believe in one of either two conjectures, whether increased screen time is a good or bad thing. The debaters in the New York Times debate series “Teens Hooked on Screens” include, Danah Boyd, Chris Bergman, Brendesha Tynes, Marc Potenza, and Kimberly Young. While all the authors of the “Teens Hooked on Screens”

  • Comparing Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night and After a Time

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    Comparing Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night and After a Time        Dylan Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" and Catherine Davis' "After a Time" demand comparison: Davis' poem was written in deliberate response to Thomas'. Davis assumes the reader's familiarity with "Do Not Go Gentle," which she uses to articulate her contrasting ideas. "After a Time," although it is a literary work in its own right, might even be thought of as serious parody--perhaps

  • “Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.”

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    Their Country? How many of us know the phrase, “Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country“? Maybe from a pre-1975 typing class? Back during those times it was an innocent seeming phrase from an unknown author used to teach junior high school kids to type. It was originally used to test and exhibit very early model typewriter performance and capability. I first learned it from my mother somewhere around 1961 or 1962 as I banged on her old pink Smith-Corona typewriter

  • The Way the Cherokee Have Lived Through Good and Bad Times

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    Way The Cherokee have live through good time and some bad time The American Indian History of the United States is always associated with the Cherokee Indian nation. The Cherokee's were by far the largest and most advanced of the tribes. This man was Hernando de Soto was the first European explorer to come into contact with the Cherokees, when he arrived in their territory in 1540. Then he went and came in contact with Native Americans Cherokee's since many of their ways and customs

  • Should Congress Keep Their Good Reputation With Their Constituents For Re Election Time?

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    In this essay I will explore whether or not members of congress are still doing their job or just trying to keep their good reputation with their constituents for re-election time. The question of whether or not members of congress are doing their job effectively has been a great topic of controversy. Being a member of congress has turned into a long term struggle of constantly working towards reelection and trying to balance keeping their districts happy and still being a part of major legislature

  • Good Times Is An American Sitcom That Starred A Poor, African American Family

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    Good Times is an American sitcom that starred a poor, African-American family, the Evans, living in the projects of south side Chicago in the 70s. The show followed the everyday lives of the family as Florida and James Evans raised their three children-- Thelma, JJ, and Michael. Good Times touched on real controversial issues of the time with humor from an African-American standpoint. Topics such STD’s among young people, gun violence, crime, adoption and many more were subjects brought to the homes

  • Dylan Thomas' Do Not Go Gente Into That Good Night and Catherine Davis' After a Time

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    Thomas' Do Not Go Gente Into That Good Night and Catherine Davis' After a Time In Dylan Thomas's "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" and Catherine Davis's "After a Time," there is a very clear concept of differences and similarities between the two poems. From a reader's standpoint, they seemed to be quite a bit more alike than dissimilar. Through an investigative analysis, "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" and "After a Time" were proven to be comparable in

  • The Value Of Having Good Time And Cost Management Plans When Undertaking Project Execution

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    Yimin Jiang 1. What is the value of having good time and cost management plans when undertaking project execution? Project time management includes some processes to ensure project finalising on time. There are seven processes in project time management: plan schedule management, define activities, sequence activities, estimate activity resources, estimate activity durations, develop schedule and control schedule (PMBOK, 2013). This indicates a good time management plan is on top priority when executing

  • Definitions Of Emraity : Outline Essay : Loyalty

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    only for the good and bad as well, then and there was when she realized he was a sincere friend. Someone who’s willing to be there for you when it’s not beneficial for them shows their true character and authenticity. According to the survey, 57.7% chose all of the above that shows characteristics of a loyal friend. There are many different characteristics a good friend needs to have. A good friend needs to be a trustworthy and loyal person. He needs to be fair, caring, and loving. A good friend would

  • Why Do Girls Want to Look Good?

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    WHAT ATTRIBUTES TO LOOKING GOOD? Right from your hair, skin, face, clothes, and accessories, to your shoes everything is important. How thin or fat are you. The personality, way you interact with others, the way you carry yourself. When asked 3 top things that attribute to looking good, hair features 95% of the time. Some concentrated mostly on their face, skin and greater importance on clothes. But 95% felt that maintaining your hair is a foremost aspect of looking good. When talking about hair

  • Morality And Perception Of Good And Evil

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    happened over time between now and back in the Victorian era. There were a different set of morals over time based on religion and other perceptions of good and evil in literature and different forms media going back from the Victorian era till now. The books The Strange Cases of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Hunger Games, Dracula, and Beowulf are some of the literature that support the morals changing through time, how good and evil was perceived, and how actions were justified as good or evil. The

  • asdf

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    own demise caused by their own ignorance. Brutus, even when his mind has good intention it is also littered with ignorance. Brutus had good intentions but his ignorance made him make not the best decisions. He had made many ignorant decisions because he did not want to listen to Cassius. The first time Brutus showed this trait was when Cassius warned Brutus many times about the danger of Mark Antony. Brutus simply thinks the good of people, not ever wondering if he does one action, if the other person

  • The Cheating As A Right Way

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    different. For somebody cheating is a lie but for other it is a way to win or get a good grade, in other words, to get a good job. In both cases should be an explanation why students that thinking and acting and possible justification for their actions. So, why do student cheat? There are at least two reasons why students choose the path of "dishonesty". First and foremost, students have high pressure to achieve a good grade. Nowadays, the focus is more on scores rather on education. Most of all, students

  • Who Is A Good Husband?

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    becomes more happier in their real life. To have a good family, both husband and wife should be switching their role sometimes. Beside a good wife, there would be a good husband also, but how to be a good husband at all is a big question for many people. In some case, a good husband usually has some characteristics that include: loving, responsible, and respectful. First of all, loving is one of the characteristics that makes the men become a good husband. The husband can show their love to family

  • Bad to Good Study Habits for Swineburn Diploma Students

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    types of good study habit, feelings and style in their study. Different methods, work on different students in their study. As a college student, every student must have their own good study habit so that they can performance well in their academic. Good study habit mean a student who can study effectively, keep everything well - organized. Work in a well lit and comfortable area. Most students nowadays are able to study more effectively without outside misdirection. There are a few types of good eccentric

  • A Good Representative Is An Organization

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    different opinion about what a good representative is. I believe that a good representative is an official who governs and advocates for the advancement of all people, and respects the opinions of his or her opposing party. A good representative doesn’t look at their job as just a salary. “During the early Congresses, being a senator or representative was a part-time occupation” (Davidson, Oleszek, Lee, & Schickler, 2015, 35). Today, a good representative spends more time working with other elected

  • What is Evil

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    evil is by simply saying that evil is the exact opposite of good, but what is good? In order to understand the true meaning of evil, we must first be able to describe what good is, what has goodness produced, and what has evil truly defied. To understand evil we must first understand the concept that good and evil are term or words referring to what one given individuals believes to be the right and wrong thing to do. Good, many times symbolized as god or light, is usually associated with an action

  • How Transportation Costs Affect Trade

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    cost will raise the price of low-quality goods proportionately than high-quality goods. And thus, consumers in the export markets tend to switch to high-quality goods, which has relatively constant price. Similarly, when we fixed the weight of both high and low value to weight ratio goods, the transportation costs will make up large share in the price of low value goods. So that the increase of transportation cost will have more impact on the low value goods. Also, the transportation costs affect

  • A Good Man Is Hard to Find

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    Since the beginning of mankind there is been an unsolved issue of good verses evil. We see this controversial issue in everyday life, Such as Television, Newspaper, etc. " It is not difficult to label the agent of evil in Flannery O' Connor's signature story, "A Good Man is Hard To Find", says John, Desmond. The family is described as a typical modern family, which has all type of problems. Agreeing with each other is one of the biggest problems the family faces. The story starts of where Grandma

  • Sale Of Goods Act 1923 Case Study

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    QUESTION 1 1. Is It A Sale Of Goods? The Sale of Goods Act 1923 (NSW) (‘SOGA’) provisions only apply to contracts of sale for a money consideration, that is, a price. In addition, the SOGA does not apply to any transaction that is intended to operate as a mortgage, pledge, charge, or other security. In this way, the relevant sale of goods and services must be for a monetary sum, but must not be in the way of loan or mortgage. 1.1. Contract Of Sale And Goods Goods include ‘emblements’, which

  • Good Advice

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    Good Advice When we first started to talk about good advice, I didn't fully understand what makes good advice, well, good. "Advice is advice." I said to myself, walking home from class trying to think of where to start. As the subject grew in class, everybody started to get deeper into the subject until we all had a well-based understanding on what good advice is. Everyone had a little different perspective than everybody else, which made the subject very interesting. I realized that there are

  • The Rights Of The United States

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    be followed, such as those determined by probation officers. Another scenario is the good-time release and this is a credit earned when one behaves positively and follows the rules while incarcerated. 2. Good time credit is one way that a prisoner may shorten the length of their sentence by behaving positively or in good nature. According to the Jailhouse Lawyers manual, one can earn good-time credit for “good behavior and the efficient and willing performance of duties” assigned to you in prison

  • augustine

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    was educated as a rhetorician in the former North African cities of Tagaste, Madaura, and Carthage. Augustine died in A.D. 430 identifying himself as the supreme “doctor of grace.” Augustine is, arguably, the greatest theologian-philosopher of all time. Some elements of Platonism can be seen in Augustine’s teaching. His view of the world is Platonic, there is the outer and the inner world, the lower and the higher, the sensible and the intelligible, and the carnal and the spiritual. To become wise

  • Good Vs. Evil - Analytical Sentence Outline

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    Theme: Good and Evil Create a SocietyParagraph 1:CENTRAL IDEA: Conflicts heavily arise between the two topics of good and evil. THESIS SENTENCE: Through common stories good and evil are portrayed through both protagonist and antagonist view, creating morals and opinions, and how societies views have changed over time. Paragraph 2:TOPIC SENTENCE: Common stories portray good and evil through both a protagonist and antagonist view.Paragraph 3: TOPIC SENTENCE: Significant morals and opinions are shown

  • Cheating Among High School Students

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    For one person cheating is a lie, but for another it is a way to win or get a good grade, in other words, to get a good job. Both cases should provide an explanation why students think and act a certain way and possible justification for their actions. So, why does a student cheat? There are at least two reasons why students choose the path of "dishonesty." First and foremost, students have high pressure to achieve a good grade. Nowadays, the focus is more on scores rather than on education. Most

  • How Good Character Can Be Taught Through The Beliefs And Theories Of Aristotle And Through Effective Business Ethics Courses

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    Theme The central theme in this article is directing its readers that good character can be taught through the beliefs and theories of Aristotle and through effective business ethics courses (mainly case studies). The author, Hartman, uses Aristotle’s perspectives to illustrate how good character is taught, or could be possibly taught. The reason I say possibly is because teaching students and teaching them something as crucial as good character must be done efficiently, which I think Hartman tries to

  • Gender Communication in a Relationship

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    wants to have a good relationship with someone and everyone usually wants to build there life through a relationship between a man and a women. To start off a relationship the two in the relationship have to have good communication with each other. The different kinds of communication are linear, interactive, and transactional. Linear communication is a one way conversation. One person takes it over and talks the whole time and the other sits a listens. This could be both a good and bad thing. If

  • The Quest for the Good

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    The Quest for the Good Is the Good something concrete to be obtained, or is it a way of life unique to individuals? This question is asked most assuredly in a biased manner, directing us along a path to the answer. It raises many logical questions of how, exactly, the Good is framed, and what it means to live a good life. To do this, an understanding must be found of what exactly the Good is. The questions of how the Good is structured and what the Good is are intricately tied together

  • The Theory Of Taking Away A Criminal

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    the issue. 1. In 38 states and the District of Colombia, a majority of ex-felons naturally gain the right to vote back upon the fulfillment of their punishment. 2. Some states require that ex- felons must wait for a certain amount of time after fulfilling their sentence, before the right to vote can be granted. 3. Other states mandate that an ex-felon must apply to have their voting rights reinstated. 2. Is ones race a contributing factor to felons currently incarcerated or ex-felons

  • Money Essay

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    What is money? We define money as valuable paper that exchange with goods and services. Before the evolution of money, our ancestor used barter system to exchange their goods and services. Barter refers to the direct exchange of goods and services for other goods and services. For example, if you have cucumbers but you want chickens, so you need find someone who has chickens and willing exchange with your cucumbers. However, barter system does not provide the transferability and divisibility that

  • life lessons

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    and some I use once and then get rid of them. But there are ones that I keep for a short time, and keep for a long time, because you never know when they will come in handy.      The ones that I have still, they are good ones. I keep the good ones, and just forget the bad ones, because why keep lessons that will not help get you some where or get you out of a jam. Having little good life lessons is a lot better than having a lot of great life lessons or a lot of bad life