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Good Will Hunting

- An individual is shaped and molded by how they are treated by those that surround them. Most people value the opinions of those they care about and want to act in accord. Consequently, the choices people make are greatly influenced by the people in their lives. Sometimes, someone will become close with people who are different from each other. Such is the case in Good Will Hunting. Will Hunting (Matt Damon) struggles between the people that created him and the people that discovered him....   [tags: Good Will Hunting Essays]

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Good Will Hunting

- A studious young man, an open book these two images swirl around the screen in a kaleidoscope effect, this was the introductory scene of "Good Will Hunting." This scene is followed by Ben Afflick, knocking on Will's door, when Will comes out a credit rolls by that says, "screenplay written by Ben Afflick and Matt Damon," just as the two walk side by side. This shows how perfectly the makers of this movie have everything timed, down to the credits. Also, the timing shows when the professor's assistant and Will are alone and the assistant tells Will how lucky he is to have someone believe in him as the professor does....   [tags: Film Analysis, Good Will Hunting]

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The Relationship Between Will and the Psychologist in Good Will Hunting

- This paper will discuss the relationship between Will Hunting and the psychologist Sean Mcguire in the movie Good Will Hunting. The struggles that occur between these main characters will be analyzed and their meanings found. A basic outline of the movie will be included to give the larger picture and its influence upon the two men. An Analysis of the Movie ?Good Will Hunting. and the Main Characters Will Hunting and Sean Mcguire Outline: 1. Description of the Movie a. Setting of the movie b....   [tags: Film Analysis, Good Will Hunting]

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Movie Ruby Moon And Gus Van Sant 's Good Will Hunting

- ... Even though they The audience is unable to separate the character of Sylvie from the character of Veronica or Dawn because they have seen the same actress play the role of Sylvie. Neither can they separate the character of Ray from Sid or Sonny Jim, thus this makes the audience question the identities of all characters. The play Ruby Moon addresses similar issues of identity developed over time through a person’s inner journey; however Cameron has used these broad themes and shaped them so that the audience begins to question certain aspects of the characters social and personal concerns....   [tags: Gus Van Sant, Good Will Hunting, Matt Damon]

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Good Will Hunting

- Good Will Hunting is a film which conveys many interlocking themes and messages to its viewers. One of these nicely woven themes is placing trust in the people we care about as well as people we have only recently become acquainted with. Another message, arguably more significant than the last is finding and pursuing the potential one has and bringing meaning into our lives in any form we choose. I believe the potential and success this film demonstrates is that success, growth, and meaning in a person’s life does not always have to come in the form of advancing in a career or social status but rather in the form of overcoming hardships and developing close reciprocating relationships....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Analysis of the Film Good Will Hunting

- Good Will Hunting is the graceful tale of a young gentleman’s struggle to find out where he belongs in the world, by first finding out who he himself is. In this film, Matt Damon takes on the role of a disturbed genius that has a keen understanding of the deepness of human character. The film is a voyage through the mind of Will Hunting as he is required to undergo psychotherapy as an alternative to serving jail time. With the assistance of a psychologist, played by Robin Williams, Will learns about himself and recognizes his individual worth in the world by comprehending what is most important to him in his own life....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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Notes On ' Good Will Hunting '

- ... Attachment also impacts self-esteem through the experience of conflict with caregivers. Early attachment is established in infancy and is primarily based on the acknowledgment and gratification of basic biological needs: the need to eat, the need to drink, the need to be comfortable (not cold, hot, or wet), the need to sleep, and the need to be free from fear. This is exemplified by the infant emitting a cry reflecting a "need state", a signal for help. The caretaker learns to recognize the infant 's different cries to determine the specific need requiring gratification....   [tags: Psychology, Emotion, Attachment theory, Love]

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Movie Review : Good Will Hunting

- ... Will incorporates many of Freud’s defense mechanisms to cope with his anxiety and fear. Many psychological concepts apply to the film “Good Will Hunting” such as Freud’s Defense Mechanisms, Ainsworth’s Attachment Theory, and Erikson’s theory of Psychosocial Stages of Development. III. ANALYSIS Erik Erikson’s theory says that as individuals we progress through eight psychosocial stages, we as individuals must overcome the conflicts in each stage during our lifespan; failure to do so delays development....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Psychology]

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Sociological Perspective of Good Will Hunting

- Social Location Determines Life The sociological perspective examines the hidden reasons for one’s actions and identities that people have. It stressed how they are influenced by their society and most of all their social location. Social location predetermines all aspects of one’s life and there are rules that come with social location, and with rules come social control mechanisms and social stratification that keep people in line. With social location also come institutions that provide roles which form one’s identity....   [tags: Role of Social Location]

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Analysis of the Film Good Will Hunting

- Good Will Hunting The movie Good Will Hunting shows a dramatic relationship between a teacher and student and also relationship's between fellow teachers. The film helps you grow with the characters in order to anticipate and acknowledge the ways in which they interact with one another. It also incorporated the way that egos develop and arise due to relationships and how they can interact with the daily lives of people. The teacher – teacher relationship between Dr. Sean Maguire (played by Robin Williams) and Professor Gerald Lambeau (played by Stellen Skarsgard) is an old friendship that has picked up after a long separation....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Analysis of the Film Good Will Hunting

- Set in South Boston, Good Will Hunting is about Will Hunting (Matt Damon), a young man who immerses himself in books, drinking and friends to escape his anger and frustration stemming largely from his past experiences with abusive foster families. Will and his best friend, Chuckie Sullivan (Ben Affleck), hang out together with their small group of friends in impoverished areas of Boston, drinking and occasionally fighting down in Southie. Will works menial jobs, hiding his incredible genius (such as a talent for memorizing facts and an intuitive ability to solve complex math equations)....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Learning Psychological Behaviors Through Good Will Hunting

- This paper assignment has instructions to use “Good Will Hunting” as a basis for me to learn more about a person’s psychological behavior characteristics. As I further researched, I have found this to be a very interesting task. I will explain a little about the characters and how it pertains to my specific subject. I will compare and contrast two important theorists named Freud and Erikson. I will explain how this film relates to the specific and detailed events portrayed within the film itself....   [tags: psychosocial, development, characteristics ]

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Comparing Good Will Hunting and A Beautiful Mind

- The commonality between the films Good Will Hunting and A Beautiful Mind lies in the heart and the capacity of the human spirit to triumph even during the most dire circumstances. There seems to be much more dissimilarity between the two movies then there are similarities. Essentially we are looking at two very different individuals and the people and situations that surround them. To achieve a true understanding of these characters the observer has to ask several questions. The questions asked vary from personal thoughts and behaviors to social and adaptive ones....   [tags: Compare Contrast]

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Good Will Hunting and Bell Hooks' Keeping Close to Home

- Going off to college is probably one of the best things a person can do to further their education. The promise of a degree from a university seems achievable but is shadowed with the many challenges that come with a higher edification. Often many college students find themselves bothered by these obstacles which can determine whether the college student succeeds or not. There are many endeavors in college but it depends on how the student reacts to these situations. This synthesis will examine the motion picture Good Will Hunting and an essay by an author Bell Hooks entitled Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education....   [tags: Synthesis Essays]

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The Crucial Years of Childhood form the Young Adults as Shown in the Book, The Catcher in the Rye, and the Movie, Good Will Hunting

- Childhood is crucial to the lives of teenagers and young adults. The experiences, advice, influences that people receive during their formative years is what they carry with them through the rest of their lives. Any emotional turmoil during this period of growth can have serious implications on individuals as they grow older. The book, The Catcher in the Rye, and the movie, Good Will Hunting; tell about the lives of two emotionally troubled young men: Holden and Will. Both of them suffer from emotional blockades in life that are rooted in their childhoods....   [tags: rejection, relationships, reluctance]

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Examples of Bildungsroman: To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee and Good Will Hunting, by Gus Van Sant

- The ‘Bildungsroman’ genre denotes a novel which focuses on the social maturity of an individual in their defined social order. This genre essentially analyses the protagonist’s journey to self-discovery through the psychological and moral growth from youth to adulthood. Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” (1950’s), and the film, ‘Good Will Hunting’ (1997), directed by Gus Van Sant, extensively explores this notion. Harper Lee’s novel ‘To kill a Mockingbird’ is a young girl, Scout’s self-discovery, in a racially prejudiced society....   [tags: Literary Genre, Social Maturity]

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The Relationship between Psychology and Movies

- Movies are most of the time related to a human being’s life. Movies apply psychology to their plots. For example, movies like the StepMom directed by Chris Columbus, and Good Will Hunting directed by Gus Van Sant show us that psychology is part of our lives in a day to day base. It could go from a divorce to a person who is scared to take a step in life. The textbook, Psychology: Core Concept, by Philip G. Zimbarbo, Ann L. Weber, and Robert L. Johnson, utilizes examples from these movies. We are going to see how these movies relate to the core principles of psychology....   [tags: Good Will Hunting, StepMom]

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The Many Benefits of Hunting

- When a Minnesota dentist killed a prized African lion named "Cecil" he received an onslaught of criticism and reignited the debate concerning hunting. Those who oppose hunting often have no understanding of the many benefits provided by hunting. Hunting provides free census animal data, as well as money to sustain clean rivers and forests and to manage wildlife populations. Animals are treated more humanely by a hunter’s bullet than by a slaughterhouse’s blade. There are two categories of hunters, the poachers and the traditionalists....   [tags: Hunting Debate]

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Hunting in Morally Acceptable

- When a wealthy American dentist killed a prized African lion he unintentionally reignited the debate concerning the morality of hunting. In this essay, I am going to provide an argument for the morality of hunting. Hunting, when performed with correct moral intentions and in compliance with regulations, is a morally acceptable act. I will first provide background definitions used in my essay followed by a formal layout of my argument. Next, I will discuss each premise of my argument separately and explain how they prove my argument plausible....   [tags: The Morality of Hunting]

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Why Hunting Should Be Banned

- ... In the article “Hunting the murderous business,” it describes that hunters cause pain and suffering towards the helpless animals (“Hunt”). They do not understand that the game of hunting provides a fair game to the hunter and the chase. Also, the article states that the animals have an unfair advantage because the unethical hunter uses baiting methods that lure deer into the shooter’s range (“Hunt”). The anti-hunting groups associate both hunters in one category; just because one person breaks the rules does not mean that hunting should become banned from all hunters that respect the rights of the animals....   [tags: Hunting, Food, Deer, Game]

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I Have Been Bow Hunting

- I have been bow hunting since I was about 8 years old. I am going to go over the basic steps and necessary equipment needed to start becoming a successful bow hunter. Some of the key things you will need during this are a decent set of camouflage, a compound hunting bow and a place to hunt. Despite the time it takes to be successful; bow hunting can be very rewarding. Preparation If bow hunting for deer is something that appeals to you, then the best advice I can give you is to seek out a veteran bow hunter that’s been doing it for years or pay a visit to your local bow shop....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Hunting license, White-tailed deer]

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Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Go Hand in Hand

- It’s a brisk November morning like any other day, but today isn’t any other day, today is the first day of firearm deer season. Shots are going off everywhere like world war three declared on deer. I’m wrapped in every hunting garment I own but winters cold embrace always finds its way in. My cheeks are rosy red and my breath was thick in the air. As I raise my shotgun and pull the trigger, my heart races and my hands shake. As I race after my prize, the sounds of leaves crunching beneath my feet are muffled by the ringing in my ears....   [tags: Hunting Essays]

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Big Game Hunting Should Be Banned

- ... hunting your own meat, “Total Store Bought Meat for one year for a household of three = $2171.65. The total for all the necessary licenses and tags for the state of Washington to hunt all big game equals $95.00 for a resident. That is a savings of $2076.00/year on average” (Townsend). With these facts and statistics, this shows that hunting your own meat is substantially more economical than purchasing meat from the store. The amount of meat you end up with can easily last up to a year, especially if more than one person in the family hunts....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Wildlife management, Game]

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Bow Hunting for Whitetail Deer

- Bow hunting for whitetail deer is both a challenge and a passionate sport for me. One challenge comes when you want to hunt whitetails and cannot find a place to hunt. Every hunter has been in this position at one time or another, for whatever reason. The good news is there are places to hunt locally, if you have the patience and knowledge to do so. The areas that I want to talk about are state-owned game areas. These public hunting areas can be crowded, over hunted, and in effect can produce some pretty smart whitetails....   [tags: Hunting]

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Big Game Hunting Should be Allowed

- When a Minnesota dentist killed a prized African lion named "Cecil" he received an onslaught of criticism and reignited the debate concerning big game hunting. Is big game hunting wrong. Should big game hunting continue. Big game hunting has been a very controversial topic for some time and these types of questions are being asked daily. There are a lot of people for it and a lot of people against it. This issue causes a lot of extreme behaviors and ideas by both sides. Those who oppose it believe it to be morally wrong, unfair to the animals and damaging to the environment....   [tags: Benefits of Hunting]

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Fox Hunting Should NOT Be Banned

- Fox hunting is a very controversial subject, and for many years people have campaigned against it. Fox hunting is classed as a blood sport, which involves hounds chasing a fox, in order to kill it. There are also people following the fox on horses. Many of these people carry guns, in case the fox manages to escape with injuries. This way, the fox is put out of its misery and suffers little pain. Apart from being a sport that is enjoyed by many people, fox hunting is also a tradition and provides many people with employment as the animals need to be looked after, and the participants of the sport need accommodation....   [tags: Fox Hunting is Necessary]

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Fox Hunting Should Be Banned

- I feel foxhunting is wrong, it should be banned and made totally illegal, and in this essay I will hope to persuade of my view. Foxhunters and supporters of the hunt claim that when fox hunting is performed, it is engaging in 'pest control'. But it has been known in major fashionable hunts such as the Duke of Beaufort's that fox cubs are reared regularly and killed on site. Film shot by anti-hunt campaigners recently showed Thomas Burton, the hunt's terrier man, leaving food for fox cubs outside man-made chambers (15 discovered on Beaufort land in total)....   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Fox Hunting: Time to Stop the Slaughter

- Fox hunting and fox hunting for sport is currently being argued widely. In my opinion I feel that “living in a free country” does not mean having the right to be cruel or spiteful to anyone or anything. Although many throughout the world may disagree with my opinion, I think that fox hunting should only be done in good deed such as helping farmers who can’t afford to pay for a knacker. Another example that suggests fox hunting is a bad sport as they are doing it for their own pleasure and is not at all helping others, as the majority of people when asked said that they are totally against fox hunting and that huntsmen are mostly: “These huntsmen are always Snooty...   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Letter to the Editor on the Fox Hunting Debate

- Dear Sir, Re: Fox hunting debate. Over the years, we have listened to the hunters' spurious claims about job losses, civil liberties, numbers of hounds that will have to be shot - arguments that distract from the real issue, which is that hunting with dogs is a barbaric practice, and the majority of people in Britain want to see it banned. Fun is a good thing, agreed, and great if you are having it... so long as it is NOT at the expense of others. You seem to think that Foxes (animals in general) are just feeling less objects that are there for people to abuse in however way they desire, and that they should not be given rights, supposedly only because they are...   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Evaluating Fox Hunting

- Evaluating Fox Hunting Introduction I am going to do my piece of original writing coursework on something I feel strongly about. It is an issue that many other people also feel strongly and which provokes a lot of feelings and emotions from both sides. The thing I am going to be doing my piece of original writing coursework on is Fox Hunting. [IMAGE] Fox Hunting is when mounted huntsmen and women chase a fox with dogs or hounds (as they are called by hunters) which are trained to catch the fox and then rip it to pieces....   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Big Game Hunting Should Be Allowed

- Since the European colonization of eastern Africa, big game hunting, also know as "trophy hunting", has been a very controversial topic. During the early days of trophy hunting, dwindling numbers of some of the world’s most unique and prized wildlife was not a problem like it is today. When a trophy hunting dentist from Minnesota paid $55,000 to kill a prized African lion, he unintentionally reignited the heated debate concerning big game hunting. Wildlife conservationists and hunters debate the impact of hunting on the economy and the environment....   [tags: Lion Hunting in Africa]

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Hunting At The Great Smoky Mountains

- Hunting in Eastern Tennessee, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains is scenic and teeming with wildlife. Experienced and novice hunters alike enjoy the area, but not every hunter takes the time to research specific information about the area before setting out. Below is an informational guide to big and small game, hunting seasons, and bag limits for participants of hunting in the breathtaking and challenging Smokies. Big Game Eastern Tennessee offers a variety of big game animals for hunters....   [tags: Hunting, Game, Raccoon, Mammals of North America]

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Hunting’s Negative Effects: The Big Horn Sheep

- It is almost platitudinous to suggest that killing for fun is the type of action that is full of folly and the very opposite of innocuous. These killers or should they gratify themselves with the moniker of recreational hunters are in fact active participants in “killing for fun”. These hunters substantiate their actions through prosaic arguments that only further instantiate their vacuous immorality. Nonetheless, killing for whatever joy or competition rendered from doing so is indisputably savage....   [tags: sports hunting, sadism, ignorance]

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Hunting Rifle Ammunition Based on Game Size

- Every type of hunting ammunition is designed for different sizes of game. In fact there are several different types to choose from, but which one is the right choice. For instance there are many different ways to decide what ammo to use. Specifically the best way to decide is to choose by the size of the animal that is to be hunted. For instance there are three different size groups that all hunters can use to help them choose the best ammunition for their hunt. First of all we have the class known as small game....   [tags: hunting, rifles, ammunition,]

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Fox Hunting Should Be Banned

- I have studied Fox hunting, and I agree wholeheartedly with this statement. I have heard interviews with hunt supporters in which they say that fox hunting does a huge job for farmers in keeping fox numbers down. I cannot believe that this is true, and having researched it on the internet I have found that at least 2 scientific studies have concluded that statistically the numbers of foxes killed by hunts is insignificant. I appreciate that killing the fox and keeping numbers down is not the only reason that hunts take place, but it is often used as an excuse for the purpose of fox hunting; hence hunt supporters appear to contradict themselves in their response...   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Hunting Lions: Sport or Murder?

- When a Minnesota dentist killed a prized African lion named "Cecil" he received an onslaught of criticism and reignited the debate concerning hunting. Man's quest to dominate all of nature has been a passion dating to the primitive days of mankind. During this primitive era, man's need to hunt was strictly for survival and to preserve their existence and dominance over the wild. In this modern era, man still finds the need to unleash this internal drive for power. The passion to hunt, however, is no longer a necessity for survival; it is a game or sport for which the trophy is one of nature's most intriguing animals, the mountain lion....   [tags: Big Game Hunting]

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Pros and Cons of Hunting and Trapping

- There are many reasons trapping and hunting is good. One reason is that it is believed that people only use the fur on the animals that they trap and kill, but studies show that almost the entire animal is used for some purpose. Most of the animals that are caught by the fur hunters are sold the fur buyers, then the fur buyer prepare the fur for resale, then they market the other parts of the animal, and send the rest of the animal to by-product facilities. So this shows that the animals are not going to be killed and just wasted....   [tags: popularity, fashion, food, fur]

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Moose Hunting

- It was a cold crisp Thursday morning, and three of my buddies and I are about to go moose hunting. We are going down to my cabin in a place called Taylor's Bay, which is about a nine-mile ride from our town by boat. The only way to get to it is by boat, so the weather was good, there was no wind and that would make for a great trip on the water. The weather has to be real bad if I can't get back in my boat because it is a 26 foot fiberglass boat that is really seaworthy and it has a shelter up on the front and that will keep all our supplies dry....   [tags: Essays on Hunting]

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Regulating the Captive Hunting Industry

- ... Animal activists insist that leaving the animals to mature on their own and suffer from old age, helps to manage and balance their out of control specie populations. If there is a real need to intervene, there are nonlethal actions that can be used such as the sterilization of females or relocation to less populated areas. These tactics can slow down the expansion to a more sustainable level. It is less forceful and dangerous to the species because hunting can sometimes be too aggressive and can thin a species too quickly (Animal Population Control )....   [tags: cruel and inhumane acts]

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Hunting and Wildlife Conservation

- Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Author Gloria Cooksey states, “Preserving habitat is an important key to species survival. Some endangered species do not need much help from human beings—if the threat is removed, they can recover on their own. Sometimes they simply need to be left alone” (11). This statement supports the idea that nature can take care of itself when laws and rules are put in place to protect wildlife. Without conservationists to enforce these laws, animals and their habitats would be at risk of being taken advantage of....   [tags: habitat preservation, environmental issues]

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Fox Hunting

- I have chosen this topic on fox hunting because there is a lot of discussion about it and there are also many different opinions and views from both sides. The arguments are about whether fox hunting should be banned or not. The whole debate on foxhunting is for many people, the issue of cruelty. Hunt supporters say hunting is kinder than the alternatives. Opponents say hunting is cruel and unnecessary. Is being chased for several hours to be killed by a pack of hounds cruel....   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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The Pros and Cons of Hunting

- Hunting and Fishing is it good or bad. That's what this paper is going to talk about. There are so many views of why hunting is right. We will also touch on animal testing. The following paper will prove and show why hunting for eating is fine yet at the same time hunting and fishing for trophy's is bad, and how the testing of animals are very wrong. Hunting is a very soar subjects. Many People disagree with the idea of hunting. They think that it's taking the life of something you don't have control over....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]

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The Many Benefits of Hunting

- When a Minnesota dentist killed a prized African lion named "Cecil" he received an onslaught of criticism and reignited the debate concerning hunting. I hunt. I have hunted for years and I don't see anything wrong with it.  The reasons I hunt are for the meat, I think it tastes better than store-bought meat and it doesn't have any additives in it, and for the time I get to spend out in the mountains. However, there are some people who are against hunting. The deer and elk population is growing at an alarming rate....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Hunting: Principles, Family and How to Obtain a Licence

- If you are interested in hunting, there are procedures you have to follow to become a legal hunter. The first thing you need to do is take a hunting safety course. You can find them online. Some places offer them for free, others you have to pay for. You then pick a place, sign up and time to take the course. The class that I took was for a couple a nights a week and one full Saturday. After you have completed the class, you need to pass a test. During the class you will learn the 10 commandments of hunting....   [tags: procedures, policies, safety course]

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Hunting Helps the Environment

- It is early in the morning; the majestic Elk bugles in the distance. The sun is kissing the tops of the peaks with the most beautiful gold, and painting the clouds rose red. The men and women who enjoy the outdoors whether it is hunting or just hiking help make these types of moments possible. Hunting and the ecosystem is tied closely to conservation of land and animals. The articles of “Hunting and the ecosystem” written by the South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Department (SDGFP), and “Facts and statistics on wildlife conservation” written by Roger Holmes, director of the Fish and Wildlife, touch on how hunting is important in the environment to keep a good balance in the ecosystem....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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Deer Hunting

-      Many people have misconceptions about hunting. One such misconception is that hunting is easy and any person can go sit in the woods and wait for an animal to cross the hunter’s path. However, people who believe this are sorely mistaken. Hunting is not just sitting in the woods with a rifle; there are many other aspects that must be considered. An individual must have all preparations complete, purchase or gather the equipment needed, and know what to listen for while in the woods.      First, an individual must get prepared for the beginning of the deer-hunting season....   [tags: Process Essays]

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Causes and Effects of Hunting Regulations

- Cause and Effects of Hunting Regulations Hunting is a sport involving people throughout the United States whether it is done for a source of food or just for fun. Each year people across the U.S. spend over ten billion dollars on hunting activities and equipment. In order to protect species of wildlife, each states’ department of natural resources is required to develop numerous hunting regulations. Hunting regulations are basically laws set forth specifically for the hunting population. While these regulations are specified to correctively manage populations, they usually produce unintended effects of hunter safety (Conlin, Dikert-Conlin & Pepper, 2009)....   [tags: policies, politics, wild game]

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The Benefits of Hunting in Our Society

- The Benefits of hunting in our Society(Draft) Hunting has always been a cornerstone of the American way of life. To Our forefathers, and Native Americans before them, hunting was a necessary for their survival. In our current times hunting, generally, is not viewed as a way of life, but as a destructive pastime. What most people don't understand is that without hunting, the population of deer and other wild game could grow to unsustainable levels. Without hunters, animals could overpopulate, and cause great ecological damage....   [tags: maintaining a balanced ecosystem]

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The True Meaning of Hunting

- 3”Now therefore, please take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me. 4And make me savory food, such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat… “(Genesis 27:3-4) People claim that hunting is an evil practice and it’s unnecessarily cruel to “defenseless”, “harmless” animals. What they don’t realize is that their opinions are not based off the Word of God but instead what they (as in humans) think is right. God gave us these delicious-tasting animals to enjoy as food respectfully, as opposed to killing them only for the thrill....   [tags: urbanizatio, preditor, wildlife]

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The Increasing Popularity of Hunting

- Hunting Hunting has rapidly increased in popularity over the past few years. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services, the population of hunters grew nine percent since 2011(“Press Release”), but so has the population of discriminators. More and more people have come to the conclusion that hunting is inhumane and is sometimes known as slaughtering ("Brazosport College Library Research Database Access"). Hunting is not inhumane or against any rules. Human beings have been hunting since our earliest existence; it is a fundamental part of our nature....   [tags: killing animals for sport]

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Norse Clothing for Battle or Hunting

- The Shield There is Skaldic poetry that is specifically dedicated to shields. They are known as the "shield poems." The shield was as much a part of Norse culture as was the ax. The Viking shield was very different from that of the shields used around the World. They were made from wood with a metal center and painted. Upon first glance, there doesn't seem to anything special about these shields but you would be very wrong to think so. The Viking shield was a superior and well thought out concept....   [tags: shield, culture, vikings]

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Carbon Clothing Made for Hunting

- ... This new and advanced material is the answer to demands for improved military and industrial protection. ACF, in fabric, out performs Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) and Powdered Activated Carbon (PAC) in the respect of formation. With the help of corrugation and sewing technology, it can be made into whatever forms to meet any unique requirement in applications. ACF effectively removes aliphatic, hydrocarbons, halogenated, aromatic, aldehydes, ketoses, acids, alcohols, phosphorus compounds, ethers, esters, sulfur, and nitrogen compounds....   [tags: scent, elimination, physical, activated]

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Why Hunting Is Necessary

- 3”Now therefore, please take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me. 4And make me savory food, such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat… “(Genesis 27:3-4) People claim that hunting is an evil practice and it’s unnecessarily cruel to “defenseless”, “harmless” animals. What they don’t realize is that their opinions are not based off the Word of God but instead what they (as in humans) think is right. God gave us these delicious-tasting animals to enjoy as food respectfully, as opposed to killing them only for the thrill....   [tags: animals, weapons, overpopulated]

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Old School Squirrel Hunting

- Squirrel hunting has long been an American tradition and a tradition that many hunters grew up with. Squirrel hunting has just the right amount of action to keep a young hunter interested and more often than not that young hunter will choose to pursue other game eventually. Squirrels are getting a break from hunters as more and more people are hunting deer and turkey or unfortunately not at all. I remember when opening day of squirrel season was almost like Christmas. I couldn't wait to walk the hardwood ridges and fencerows to hunt a few squirrels and it was as exciting to me then as any deer hunt could be....   [tags: American traditions]

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Good Country People By Flannery O ' Connor

- ... Despite her indifferent disposition toward Joy, Mrs. Hopewell has several redeeming qualities such as her patience and the ability to find the good in people. For example, her favorite phrases include “nothing is perfect”, “that is life”, and “well, other people have their opinions too”. Mrs. Hopewell graciously tolerates Mrs. Freeman, who is extremely nosy and possesses an inability to admit when she is wrong. Although she genuinely means well and her conduct avoids arguments, Mrs. Hopewell’s unwillingness to address certain topics frequently enables underlying issues to persist....   [tags: Human behavior, Behavior, Form of the Good, Bible]

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Coyote Hunting

- There are several different genres of hunting and many of them require the same set of skills. Hunting is an exciting hobby, but it’s also a hobby that many people do not know much about. Coyote hunting is one of the fastest growing genres of hunting that requires a variety of skills. Calling coyotes with the right calls and proper use of them adds extra excitement during the hunting experience. One of the most popular calls available is one used with your mouth. These are the most popular because they are cheap and bring good results if they are used properly....   [tags: Sports]

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Exploring the Ethics of Modern Day Hunting

- I grew up in southern Louisiana, exposed to generations-long traditions of trapping, shrimping, hunting, and fishing. These traditions are deeply intertwined in the area’s cultural and economic identities. As a child, I pondered the ethics and necessity of hunting, but not in those terms––Was it really fair to the animals. Didn’t they have a right to live, just like people. I named house-spiders and objected to killing them; I pampered my dog Elvira; and I named squirrels, snakes, birds, and even wasps....   [tags: Shooting Sports, Wildlife]

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Conserving Natural Resources Through Hunting

- ... For example, bears. Bear’s diets consist of berries, plants, and meat. Therefore, if the population was at a very high level the berries, plants, and deer or elk in the area would be at very low level due to the demand that the bears have for food. Once all of the the deer, elk, berries, and plants start to degenerate the bears will have to fight for living area and food eventually killing off a majority the bears allowing the deer and the elk to rise to an unhealthy level due to the lack of natural predators that they would otherwise have....   [tags: balance, survival, propaganda]

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Deer Hunting Laws: The Lacy Act

- Dr. George Johnson states that, “Few residents in Missouri and Illinois have prospered more in the 20th century than have our deer” (Exploding deer populations). Early in the 20th century white tailed deer were rare in the Midwest. Uncontrolled hunting had reduced their numbers to about 500,000 nationwide, and some states had no deer at all. Dr. George Johnson states that, “In order to protect the remaining deer, laws were passed in the 1920’s and 1930’s to restrict hunting, particularly of does (females)” (Exploding deer populations)....   [tags: crop, damage, mangement, food]

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My First Time Bow Hunting for Elk

- On a cloudless September afternoon, a hunter stands with a defeated look upon his face. He sighs in disappointment as he watches a bull run through the aspens. He is still shaking in excitement and frustration. He did everything he could, but the bull didn't live that long by being stupid. I had never had that type of rush before, even though I had been defeated I was hooked on bow hunting. When school was ending my sophomore year I realized that I was going to be bow hunting that fall, and that I had better start to practice shooting....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Descriptive Essay Examples]

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Hunting is Necessary

- In American culture hunting has always been a way of life. The Indians and our forefathers hunted to survive. Now in the nineties it is not viewed as a way of life, but as a thirst for blood. Is it necessary, or as stated before, a thirst for blood. What most people don't know is that without it, the ever increasing population of deer and other animals could be environmentally devastating. People should realize that without hunting, animal populations are in danger. Hunting is beneficial to sustaining animal populations and controlling the problems that overpopulation create....   [tags: Environmental Preservation Essay]

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Hunting and Gathering

- Hunting and Gathering As a food procurement system, hunting and gathering, or foraging, seems to most of us Westerners a very primitive means of survival. Living in our rapidly developing and ultra-materialistic culture, it is easy to forget that simplicity can be good. Compared to our mass-producing industries and complex economies, we look at “exotic” foraging cultures and wonder how they can ever survive. When in fact, hunting and gathering has been the most reliable method of subsistence for human beings since the dawn of man, and has played an essential role in the evolution of Neanderthals to Homo sapiens (Bates, 1998: 44)....   [tags: Nature Food Survival Essays]

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Flannery O'Connor's Good Country People

- Flannery O'Connor's "Good Country People" In "Good Country People" by Flannery O'Connor, uses symbolism in the choice of names, almost to the point of being ironic and humorous. These names center around the personality and demeanor of the characters. Hulga, once known as Joy, simply changed her name because it was the ugliest she could think of. Mrs. Freeman's name is ironic because she is burdened by the land that she works, so is not really free. Mrs. Hopewell?s name is also ironic, because she trys to provide hope, but is in fact empty in her talk....   [tags: Good Country People Flannery O'Connor]

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Priorities and Hunting in Lord of the Flies

- " We can help them find us. We must make a fire."(P. 41). While the boys were making huts for shelter, Jack was off hunting instead of helping with the huts. All he cared about was that the boys needed meat, which was indeed true, but they also needed shelter. As Ralph, Piggy and Simon are working on a shelter they are listening to, " And then," said Jack, " when I've had a bathe and something to eat I'll just trek over to the other side of the mountain and see if I can see any traces. Coming?"(P.62)....   [tags: Lord of the Flies Essays]

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Naïveté in Flannery O'Connor’s Good Country People

- Naïveté in Flannery O'Connor’s Good Country People In "Good Country People," Flannery O'Connor skillfully presents a story from a third-person point of view, in which the protagonist, Joy-Hulga, believes that she is not one of those good country people. Joy is an intelligent and educated but emotionally troubled young woman, struggling to live in a farm environment deep in the countryside of the southeast United States, where she feels that she does not belong. Considering herself intellectually superior to the story's other characters, she experiences an epiphany that may lead her to reconsider her assumptions....   [tags: O'Connor Good Country People Essays]

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Promoting Successful Hunting and Fertility with Paleolithic Art

- Paleolithic Art Paleolithic Art was primarily used as a part of rituals that were intended to promote successful hunting and fertility. In Europe about 30,000 years ago Paleolithic Art was one of the early Arts. Several of the earliest know arts were cave paintings, rock and engravings and decorative objects (Knopf, 4). Paleolithic Art tells us about the early ways of art and life, it shows the artists artistic abilities when creating pieces of work and showing their artistic abilities. Paleolithic artists understood and practiced perspectival drawing....   [tags: cave paintings, sculptures, rituals]

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Whaling: The hunting of Fin Whales in Antarctic Ocean

- Whaling The biggest animal known to mankind is a whale has been in hunted since the 800 B.C. Today in the world that we live in there are many problems one of them is hunting whales. One of Whaling is the hunting of all different types of whales for oils and meats. Around 1,000 whales are killed each year and there are many reasons why whalers should not be able to kill these innocent animals. (Berzin) Japanese are the most common people to kill so many of the whales around 1,500 are killed. Japan eating the meat of a whale is a tradition in their culture....   [tags: japanese, innocent animals, ]

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Benefits Of Animals Right And The Consequences Of Hunting Endangered Animals

- ... Almost all of Indonesia’s lowland forest has been cleared for rice cultivation. In India, where about 60 per cent of the world’s wild tigers still roam, the human population has grown by 50 percent in the past 20 years. Over the past 40 years, China’s population, the largest in the world, has more than doubled; and 99 per cent of China’s original forest habitat has been destroyed. With the land getting used for agriculture, the habitat used for the tigers is decreasing. With these factors, it is easy to see why the last remaining tigers have been driven into a corner....   [tags: Tiger, Tigers, Megafauna of Eurasia, Bali Tiger]

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Global Warming: Polar Bears are Endangered

- ... Global warming is destroying the polar bear habitat. Global warming is caused by humans but we are not making an effort to fix it. A lot of humans still do not even know what global warming is and should be aware of this issue. The main cause of global warming is humans; we should solution for this concern. The ringed seal is the polar bear’s best source of food. The reduction of ice is causing the seal population to reduce and it is causing the bears to face starvation. The reduction of food supply is a key to polar bear deaths....   [tags: hunting, climate change]

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The Story of Artemis

- ... She would paralyze them, or change them into some odd animal. “Artemis once sent a boar after a man who said that he was a better hunter than her. He never said anything like that again.” ("What is the personality of the Greek goddess Artemis?") For Artemis’s third birthday, she had asked her father Zeus for six wishes. Her wishes were; to be able to live her life forever as a virgin, To never have to marry, for a bow and arrow just like her brother Apollo’s, Hunting dogs to assist her in hunting, all the mountains in the world for her to live on, and 80 virgin nymphs to be her hunting friends....   [tags: greek gods, hunting, zeus]

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Ghost Hunting

- 'What the heck was that?!?' is a very familiar phrase to many. Was it just the house settling. Maybe it was a friend playing a prank. Or could it possibly have been a ghost. The latter choice is normally ruled out fairly quickly. But for some, it is very plausible. To prove or disprove the possibility of an apparition, a surprisingly scientific and frequently detailed investigation is carried out. The "ghost hunt" originated in the 1800's. In these days, it was not a true ghost hunt, rather an entertaining seance, picture, or "show." Many people experimented with the invention of photography in this century....   [tags: Ghost Essays]

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Holden´s Red Hunting Hat in The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

- ... For a buck. Ya like it?’” (29). In this part, Holden takes off his hat and asks his roommate if it is ok for him to wear his hat, although indirectly. So, he is asking if it is okay to express himself. Holden wants positive acknowledgement for his individuality. Salinger writes, “I couldn’t find my goddam hunting hat anywhere. Finally I found it. It was under the bed” (45). He has a sense of panic when he can’t find his hat. He refuses to leave it behind. Holden wants to hold on to the things that make him unique....   [tags: security, comfort, uniqueness]

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How to Become a Bow Hunter

- Bow hunting can be a fun and exiting sport to do. But first you must learn how to do so. There several steps involved becoming a successful bow-hunter. You must have proper equipment, good hunting habitat, and skill with a little technique. Have a nice bow with comfortable poundage that you can draw back easily fully dressed. Too much poundage will surely give you away. A compound bow or a recurve bow will both work well. Compound bows are more expensive and are require frequent tuning. Recurve bows are simple and quite....   [tags: learn bow hunting hunter]

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The Good and The Evil In The Lord of The Flies by William Golding

- Even items intended for good and kind uses can still be used for evil by those of a lesser heart. The conch was used to bring the children together, only to become a symbol of power that is abused. The fire is used to make smoke a signal for rescue, only to be used to cook meat and smoke out Ralph. The island they knew one side of the island was good and one side was bad. It was only a matter of time before they ventured to the “bad” side. With the misuse of the conch, the fire and the island, all things that may be intended for good can still be used for bad....   [tags: boys, ralph, piggy]

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Good by Evil

- Carol A. Senf uses a critical theory lens when she picks apart Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The majority of literary critics interpret this popular myth to be the opposition of good and evil, they turn a blind eye to the more specifically literary matters such as method of narration, characterization, and style. Carol Senf’s critical essay “Dracula: the Unseen Face in the Mirror” she believes that Stokers novel “revolves, not around the conquest of Evil by Good, but on the similarities between the two” (Senf 421)....   [tags: Bram Stoker, Dracula]

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Quality Deer Management

- Quality Deer Management There is no other big-game animal in North America like the white-tailed deer. The whitetails habitat is so widespread that it covers just about all of North America and parts of Central America. The white-tailed deer is the most commonly hunted big game animal ever. Before the settlers arrived, an estimated 30 million whitetails inhabited what is now the United States and Canada. But as settlers pursued them for food and market hunters slaughtered them with snares, traps, and set guns, the deer population underwent a disastrous decline....   [tags: Hunting Wildlife Conservation]

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The Contribution of Running in Human Evolution

- I. Modern world, that when one is hungry, they can just easily walk to the food store or drive to the nearest Wendy’s. Now imagine waking up everyday having to hunt for your food. II. The Tarahumara Indian tribe, in the Mexican Copper Canyon, is known to hunt in distances superseding a marathon distance in order to capture and provide food for their families. (Mcdougall,2009) III. Audience Interest: Before the invention of hunting bows about 200,000 years ago, early humans hunt with stone tipped spears, although they will not go against toe to toe against a carnivore, so they use a technique called persistent hunting....   [tags: hunting, running, foraging techniques]

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Grief For Allie in The Catcher In The Rye by J.D Salinger

- Almost every person will have to say goodbye to a loved one who has died. When an adolescent goes through this experience it could traumatize them. John Green once said “Grief does not change you. It reveals you.” In other words, the loss of a loved one doesn’t change who you are but reveals your character. A novel that explores the effect of grief on a young person is The Catcher In The Rye by J.D Salinger. The Catcher In The Rye is a novel about a teenager, Holden Caulfield, who is confused and makes life changing mistakes because of his inability to accept his brother Allie’s death....   [tags: hunting, symbols, carousel]

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Product Review for Folding Hunter Lock- Back Knife

- ... This is especially true for people who wish to take advantage of the accuracy of the clip point for use in carving or anyone using the knife for hunting purposes. The straight-edge blade will be useful for many purposes both in everyday occurrences and outdoor use, but the lack of a sawing ability makes it less useful for certain survival purposes and cutting through particularly tough materials. <h3>Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife</h3> If you're looking for variety in your folding knife, look no further than the Victorinox SwissChamp Swiss Army knife....   [tags: hunting, knives, purpose, handle]

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Firearms and Gun Control in America

- Firearms are a huge part of the American culture; guns are used for various tasks. These firearms have recently assumed a bad name due to the lawbreakers that have been doing horrible actions with them. However, anything can acquire a bad review or reputation due to incorrect usage. A pencil can receive the label a weapon if set in the wrong hands and participates in a horrific act. A pencil can be a weapon that states wrongful information or hurtful facts that can destroy people. There have been tragedies, which have given guns a nasty reputation, but shouldn’t the person have the awful reputation, the gun did not choose to take this action....   [tags: gun, weapon, hunting, crime]

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