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Grounds For Divorce : What Constitutes Acceptable Grounds?

- Grounds for Divorce: What Constitutes Acceptable Grounds. Divorce is an increasing problem with over half of marriages ending in divorce. It is important to understand that no marriage is identical. The excuses married couples believe they need a divorce can vary. Marriage is a life long decision and should not be taken lightly. Once you get to know a potential mate you should consider marriage, but not until you know the person you may marry as they really are and not the way they are just in front of you....   [tags: Marriage, Adultery, Legal separation, Reason]

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The Banning Of Books On The Grounds Of Obscenity

- The banning of books on the grounds of obscenity was not an uncommon practice. Countless works of literature were banned for having mention of sexually explicit language or a sexual act, even though the work as a whole did not intend to serve this purpose. Disagreements arose from this premise and there was a lack of clarity as to what dictated obscenity and who decided what is suitable for the public to read. Other legal matters such as the rights protected under the First Amendment were questioned....   [tags: Allen Ginsberg, Howl, Beat Generation, Obscenity]

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The Grounds and the Grave Mistake

- The Grounds and the Grave Mistake The fall weather was perfect for this. It was moist and foggy. The suns rigid rays cut across the sky and its tungsten glow illuminated the grit that separated our boards’ wheels and the cold damp ground. Kick, push, kick, push went my feet with each pace increasing my speed. Cool, crisp air gently brushed against me, caking my shirt to my sweaty chest. I flew across the concrete, hit the bowls side and ollied over the half pipes gap. I had it. I almost had it. Mid-air, the double kick flip not quiet finished, I was coming down, landing perfectly, until I slipped....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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What Makes A Coffee Grounds?

- Uses for coffee grounds, other than making your morning coffee are many. They may also be a pick-me-up for your plants and landscape. Coffee and tea grounds can be used in and around the garden. They act as a slow release fertilizer or can be a main component of your compost. Sprinkling dry coffee grounds thinly in the soil will add nutrients back into the ground. Incorporate one or more of these suggestions and let your coffee grounds go green. 1. Add both coffee grounds and tea bags to compost piles - filters and all - to make an all-natural, rich source of energy for plants....   [tags: Coffee, Espresso, Coffee roasting]

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The Grounds Of Judicial Review

- The grounds of judicial review help judges uphold constitutional principles by, ensuring discretionary power of public bodies correspond with inter alia the rule of law. I will discuss the grounds of illegality, irrationality and proportionality in relation to examining what case law reveals about the purpose and effect these grounds. It can be argued illegality as a ground for judicial review was first established in the case of Entick v Carrington . The legal principle which emerged from the case was that, executive authorties are precluded from doing things which are not stipulated in common law or statutory provisions....   [tags: Law, Common law, Human rights, United Kingdom]

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Stand Firm On The Grounds

- Stand Firm On the Grounds We Have Gun control has been an issue for many years, each side trying to prove their argument. Reading through different articles, essays and point of views, really re-enforced what I already believe. There are some like Mark Nuckolus that cogitate that having stricter gun laws will reduce violent crime. Then again there are others that believe reduction in the death toll from firearms will come from enforcing the laws we already have in place. I believe there are several different factors that need to be considered....   [tags: Firearm, Gun, Crime, Handgun]

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Eve 's Argument On Emotional Grounds

- Although Eve is practical in this scenario, Adam rejects her suggestion on emotional grounds, as he argues that Eve is unsafe without his protection. Likewise, Adam’s diversion from Eve’s point of dividing the labor to focusing on her comment that their idle chatter is a distraction, demonstrates that Adam is emotionally driven. Adam ignores Eve’s reasonable suggestion to focus on the irrelevant details; he says, “…but if much converse perhaps / Thee satiate, to short absence I could yield” (9....   [tags: Garden of Eden, Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve]

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Visiting a Museum: The Old Hunting Grounds by Worthington Whittredge

- When I took a trip to the Reynolda House there were plenty of paintings to look at and admire. I also went to visit a museum called Secca. Secca was wonderful as well but there were more sculptures than paintings. Out of all the amazing paintings, I have chosen only two to compare and contrast. The first painting that really caught my eye was one called The Old Hunting Grounds by Worthington Whittredge. This painting was created in 1864 using oil on canvas. The second painting that stood out to me was Home in the Woods by Thomas Cole....   [tags: personal experience, woods]

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Is Abortion Morally Permissible On The Grounds That A Fetus Is Not A Person

- Mary Anne Warren contends that abortion is morally permissible on the grounds that a fetus is not a person. In her eyes, although, fetuses are genetically distinct humans they are not people because they do not have the necessary characteristics for personhood: sentience, reasoning, emotionality, the capacity to communicate, self-awareness, and moral agency. For her, the lack of these characteristics do not necessarily allude that a fetus is not a person only that it belittles the confidence that they are a person- or in other words creates doubt of their personhood....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Personality psychology]

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Feminism, The Advocacy Of Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of The Sexes

- Feminism is defined as “the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of the equality of the sexes.” (Oxford English Dictionary) Politics has generally been seen as a mainly male dominated area, feminists have challenged this in recent years as women are stepping out of the stigmatic domestic roles and assuming roles in areas such as politics. Since the end of the 19th century, feminists have represented collective movement; liberal feminism on the other hand gears more towards the individual “rather than advocating wholesale revolutionary change.” (Browning, Gary K....   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Feminist theory]

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Slavery in the United States: Unjustified on Economic Grounds

- Slavery has existed in numerous forms throughout the world for as long as there has been recorded history. Although slavery continues to exist on a smaller scale modernly, the mass enslavements seen across the globe have been eradicated, such as the ending of the enslavement of Africans in the United States in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. For many countries, these slave-holding pasts are a source of shame and embarrassment in that such actions could occur by their ancestors, as the modern world now accepts that slavery is a horribly unethical and immoral institution....   [tags: Mass Enslavements, World History, Slavery]

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What Grounds Could Scott Sue The Restaurant Or Jack?

- 5. On what grounds could Scott sue the restaurant or Jack. Scott can sue the restaurant or Jack on the grounds of discrimination of his sexual orientation, but depending on what state they are in. It is stated in the textbook that, “Employees in about twenty-one states, in addition to the District of Columbia, enjoy protection under state law. State laws typically proscribe discrimination against any sexual orientation (including heterosexuals) and usually include perceived sexual orientation (regardless of whether the person so identifies)....   [tags: Employment]

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Graduation Speech : The On The Grounds That They Are Not Only Invalid But Unfair

- To whom it may concern I am submitting this appeal of my impact scores on the grounds that they are not only invalid but unfair. Since the start of my employment with DCPS I have given an exceptional amount of effort and detail to my work and the influence that I have on the students, families and school climate as a whole. I have attended all of the required training and Professional developments offered as well as enlisting the help of senior members in my field. I wasn’t specifically familiar with the scoring matrix and was assured after my first impact that the scores “did not matter that much” because I am new to the system....   [tags: School, Teacher, Education, Student]

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The Grounds Of Utilitarianism That Parents Have A Moral Duty

- Julian Savulescu tries to argue on the grounds of Utilitarianism that parents have a moral duty to improve their children’s genetic makeup in the same way that they would improve the child’s “environment” or prevent diseases (The Ethical Life, 443). Julian thinks this is a duty because it will yield the most positive outcomes or consequences. He believes that failure to use genetic enhancements, when a parent has an opportunity to benefit their child, is neglecting the child’s needs which is morally wrong (The Ethical Life, 443)....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Immanuel Kant, Utilitarianism]

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Stand Firm On The Grounds We Have Gun Control

- Stand Firm on the Grounds We Have Gun control has been an issue for many years, each side trying to prove their argument. Reading through different articles, essays and point of views, really re-enforced what I already believe. Some people like Mark Nuckols that cogitate that having stricter gun laws will reduce violent crime. Then again, there are others that believe a reduction in the death toll from firearms will come from enforcing the laws we already have in place. I believe there are several different factors that need to be considered....   [tags: Firearm, Gun, Handgun, Crime]

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Bullying Is The Most Unsafe Place On School Grounds

- Madera High School has a major problem, but nothing is being reported and school is not even aware of this crisis. On the survey the students stated many different places where they believe is the most unsafe place on school grounds. The majority of students put the area where they think is the most unsafe and some even know the exact usafe place. Bullying is a problem at Madera High School is it not just one person saying stating these facts, but about one hundred and eighty-two students out of one hundred and ninety-seven said that in today’s generation bullying/harassment is done through social media the most, but is not limited to just social media....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, High school, Psychological abuse]

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Native American Burial Grounds & Ossuaries in Canada

- Canada is a diverse country, home to many different peoples and cultures. It can easily be said that Biological Anthropology is one of the main reasons that we have learned so much about the many people who have lived in Canada. This can certainly be said when one thinks of all we have learned of the First Nations peoples’ through this method. However, in Canada there exists such an Act known as the Cemetery Act. This act protects many things, one of which being the protection of aboriginal burial grounds and ossuaries....   [tags: Anthropology, Diversity, Ontario]

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The Middle School 's Facility And Grounds Issues

- Through multiple interviews of faculty, parents, and community members, I identify Waynesboro Middle School’s facility and grounds issues in relation to safety, attractiveness, and support for learning. Areas of improvement related to safety, attractive ness, and support for learning would include: hiring a full-time security guard to provide additional support insuring the safety of all students’ faculty and staff, a complete overhaul or renovation of classroom buildings, and more parental involvement to increase student academic success....   [tags: Security guard, Security, Better, Need]

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Honors Student: Are They Getting The Credit They Deserve

- In the 2013 and 2014 school year, the Marshall Middle and High School began using block scheduling to structure classes. Each class during block scheduling is about 85 minutes, with a 15 minute nutrition break, 5 minute passing periods, and a 30 minute lunch. However, with this schedule layout, it leaves a 45 minute block of time at the end of the day for what we call “Flex.” Currently, seniors are able to leave the school grounds at 2:30 if they have a 3.0 GPA (or, a B average). Students who are excelling academically don’t get incentives in this school as often as athletes do for their work....   [tags: flex, school, block schedule, grounds]

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Theorie der Gartenkurst by Christian Hirchfeld

- Introduction The Public Park as a typology has a long history. Many parks started out as Royal Hunting Grounds or private property of the aristocracy like the Tiergarten in Berlin. Others have their roots in public acquisition of land by local governments with the intent in creating an urban green space for recreation such as Stanley Park in Vancouver. The Public Park movement began in England with the advent of industrialization. With people moving to the cities and leaving the country there was a need for public green spaces which lead to the idea that all social classes would interact in the park atmosphere resulting in less deviant behavior outside of the park....   [tags: public park, Royal Hunting Grounds]

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Genetically Modified Foods Should Be Labeled On The Grounds Of The Constitutional Rights Of Consumers And Producers

- Would you want to know if the original genetic codes of the foods you were eating had been modified. Would you knowingly consume foods which were potentially harmful to your health. How would you feel if you already were, but the companies producing such foods were neglecting to tell you. If these modifications were harmless, would you want to know then, or do Americans have a right to know everything about what they are putting into their bodies. In their articles, David Schubert, Gregory Conko, and Henry I....   [tags: Genetically modified food]

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Feminism And The Advocacy Of Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Standards

- Before reading the assigned readings, I understand feminism to be equivalent to fighting for liberation for women with regards to the advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic standards to become more equal to men. Black and white feminism arose when the group targets different principles. Black feminism would include fighting for rights for women, but also would target racism too. I think the division of black versus white feminism weakens the overall movement....   [tags: Feminism, Women's rights, Feminist theory]

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Feminism, The Advocacy Of Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

- Feminism is, “the advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men.” It is not the belief or avocation that females should have more power or influence than men. Instead, feminists promote change and eliminating patriarchy from society, “accepting everyone as an individual human being, not categorizing them as male or female” (News, 2015). They advocate people be seen as individuals rather than associating someone and their abilities with a gender. The term “feminist” often has an extreme connotation placed behind it which causes people to hesitate when considering what they may consider themselves....   [tags: Feminism, Feminist theory, Gender]

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The Rights Of Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

- A Worldwide Movement In the Merriam-Webster Dictionary Feminism is defined as “the advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men”(“Feminism”). Why are both males and females being ridiculed for saying that they are “feminist” or are a supporter of “feminism” when the feminist fight is for equality. Feminism is not a new concept, women for centuries have been warmongering for gender equality (Reed). Feminism is a worldwide movement that targets, Discrimination women face, oppressive treatment against women, and the fight against sex roles stereotypes....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Woman, Gender role]

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Feminism And Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

- The definition of feminism is the advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. This term is often confused with the term misandry; which is the hatred or dislike of men. Feminism is all about equality for all, not about hating and discriminating one gender. Feminism is all about getting rid of gender roles, stereotypes and to put a stop to objectifying women. Feminism tries to give women the same treatment as men and it gives them the power to move forward in society today....   [tags: Feminism, Feminist theory, Women's suffrage]

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Feminism And Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

- Feminism. What does it actually mean. Many categorize feminists as hairy, bra burners that hate men, but are they. Does feminism actually comply with its stereotypes or are there a rotten few that spoil it for the rest. By google definition feminism means "the advocacy of woman 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men". I personally find this definition to be flawed in the way that it includes the word "men". To convince individuals of the real definition of feminism, they need to know it is not about the women or the men, it is about the equality....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Female, Male]

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Feminism And Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

- Often times when people hear the word “feminism” they tend to rely on society’s misconstrued definition of what feminism is, the belief of dictatorship, anti-male attitude and female superiority. This misinterpreted definition of feminism is actually completely opposite of what feminism truly is, feminism is defined as “the advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men.” Feminism is essentially equality between the sexes, where neither men nor women are superior to the other....   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Women's rights, Gender equality]

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Women And Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Issues

- Feminism The apparent discrimination of women and consequential psychological and physical effects call for social and political reform concerning women’s rights in all aspects of life. Feminism is needed to promote and facilitate that reform by promoting and establishing the advancement of women. Feminism is the advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality with men is a necessary movement in modern American society because there is a multitude of ways in which women are oppressed and discriminated against....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Gender role, Gender studies]

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Feminism And Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

- Feminism is defined as ‘the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social and economic equality to men’ to promote and support the equality of all women. Yes, feminism does attempt to unite entire women and encourage them all to be seen as equals, but there is an underlying divide between white feminists and women of color. This empowering movement has been taken over by white middle class women trying to push their own cause and completely ignoring the circumstances of women of color....   [tags: Racism, Race, Black people, Feminism]

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Feminism And Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

- What is feminism. What is feminism. How do young women of this generation feel about feminism. Feminism is defined as the advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. Or in other words, it is the belief that both men and women should be equal in all terms. Feminist are currently trying to make men and women equal all over the world. There are different feminist groups all over the world (of all different sizes) but in the end, all feminists believe in the same thing....   [tags: Feminism, Women's rights, Women's suffrage]

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The Breach Of Regulation Should Have Been Grounds For Revoking Of The Certification

- This breach of regulation should have been grounds for revoking of the certification, but no such action was taken and the issue was overlooked. The offending facility also had errors and omissions in conduct of studies in the time that the certification was being considered, but the Home Office still deemed the facility fit and granted them certification. The process of renewing certification for animal experimentation in facilities has been called “merely a ‘rubber stamping’ exercise” by a Home Office Inspector (Lyons)....   [tags: Animal testing, Medical research, Model organism]

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Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

- “On her eighteenth birthday, my mother had disposed of a man-eating tiger that had ravaged the villages in the hills north of Hanoi. Now, without a moment’s hesitation, she raised my father’s gun, took aim and put a single, irreproachable bullet through my husband’s head.” (Carter 44) The role that women portray in the works of both Joyce and Carter is femininity. The advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men is called feminism. The author’s portrayal show that the man does not have to be more superior and that the woman can be equally as intelligent....   [tags: Woman, Feminism, Gender, Women's suffrage]

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Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

- Sexism is still very much real and ongoing. It is being dealt with and is bettering compared to previous generations, yet, there is still left to take care of and inequality is an issue without a doubt. Feminism is the advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. It is an old movement, but recently started rapidly growing worldwide. We live in a mans world ruled by men whether everyone would like to admit it or not. As feminism grows and more join the movement, ‘matriarchy’ is a term that comes up often....   [tags: Gender, Sociology, Woman, Gender role]

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Can the Rise of Hitler Be Explained on Purely Economic Grounds?

- Can the rise of Hitler be explained on purely economic grounds. The end of WWII proved to the world that Adolf Hitler's power in Germany was extraordinary and defeat less. Historians have plucked apart Hitler's life trying to find an explanation for his rise to power that took place in the 19th and 20th centuries of Germany. It has been thought that the course of Germany's history would have been drastically different if in fact Germany had won WWI. Is it right to make such a bold statement regarding an era that produced the worst genocide the world has ever seen....   [tags: European History]

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Social Sites: Virtual Playgrounds or Predatory Hunting Grounds

- Social interaction via internet has become a raving craze, but the debate of online safety measures necessary for children using social sites has become a hot topic of discussion. Social sites open the door to online interaction with friends, relatives, and classmates; but they also enhance the risk of interaction with online predators. Representative Michael Fitzpatrick, from Pennsylvania, is a sponsor of the Deleting Online Predators Act. He is an advocate for extreme online restrictions for children who use social-networking sites....   [tags: Social Networking ]

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Achieving Common Grounds in Communication 3 Via Interfaces: A Role of Spatial Frames for Reference

- Abstract The current paper argues for synchronising spatial frames of reference for achieving effective multiparty communication in collaborative virtual environments. Synchronising nonverbal behaviour from different modalities is an important step for simulating face-to-face-interaction where all nonverbal cues are available. Such synchronisation also serves as an effective basis for building multimodal interfaces especially if these have to be deployed for multiparty communication. It is argued that common spatial reference frames are helpful in coordinating different points of attention and facilitating work by serving as the springboard for joint attention among members of the team....   [tags: Math]

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Objection, On The Grounds of My Fist!

- Passing the bar is more than a feather in one’s mortarboard – it is a testament to perseverance, ambition, and four years of nosebleeds. This is why for us law students, lawyers are extraordinary. Generalist lawyers in the past, those experts of every field of law, are regarded even more so. But recently, in a speech for UP Law’s 100th Anniversay, Sen. Edgardo J. Angara said that the age of these supermen-lawyers is over – the age of the specialists has come. The trend in Philippine legal profession is towards specialization, fueled by skepticism towards generalists, in our version of “kiu ĉasas du leporojn, kaptas neniun.” Who chases two jackrabbits catches none....   [tags: Comics, Abdul Rafi Onos]

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Texting and Driving: Grounds for Jailtime

- ... The text or call at times is insignificant and can wait. Furthermore, ‘texting in cars and trucks causes over 3,000 deaths and 330,000 injuries per year as stated by a Harvard Center for risk study’ (Hanson n.p.). Just imagine all the lives that could be saved from deaths or injuries if people stop texting while driving because it is a major distraction for them. There belief is that they can multitask, but the sad reality is that the brain cannot do that. The brain has to focus in a particular task at a time....   [tags: addiction to communication technology]

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Venezuelan Crisis: Grounds for Revolution?

- ... Globalization has affected the political identities with nations and even continents. We can see that “in Africa, the colonial origin of the state ensured that power was the defining element of statehood. History shows that the spread and consolidation of capitalism has been an authoritarian project” (Okwudiba Nnoli, 2003, 12). Even the Ukrainian Conflict was dramatically influenced by globalization. Having the medias focus on you can make your governance act in a different way but also having access to education can educate a youth and allow them to identify what they want their identity to be....   [tags: economic policies, Hugo Chavez, scarcity]

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PRO-CHOICE VS. PRO-REGULATION: WHAT TERMS DESCRIBE THE CONFLICT AND WHAT ARE THE GROUNDS FOR THE DISCUSSION?

- PRO-CHOICE VS. PRO-REGULATION: WHAT TERMS DESCRIBE THE CONFLICT AND WHAT ARE THE GROUNDS FOR THE DISCUSSION. Pro-life. Pro-choice. The two self-chosen terms for the respective sides of the struggle do not provide an equal playing field. Which side will a casual observer of the debate (especially a young one) identify with. There is, of course, no contest. No one wants to claim to be anti-life. The term “pro-life” shuts down discussion, pulling the issue out of a disagreement between two competing value systems by seizing the moral high ground....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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New Beginnings in The Grapes of Wrath and Broken Ground

- New beginnings and new land, while made out to seem as beacons of hope and chances for prosperity, are complete opposites; new beginnings offer neither success nor happiness, but rather more failures and recurring sorrows. John Steinbeck and Jack Hodgins introduce the idea of new beginnings and settlements just as they emphasize the importance of togetherness as a community and a family in The Grapes of Wrath and Broken Ground. However, it is important to consider that these new beginnings were involuntary and rather forced due to situational circumstances....   [tags: Broken Ground]

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Gender Violence : The Hunting Ground

- Gender Violence: The Hunting Ground The Hunting Ground, directed by is a documentary that reveals the country’s lack of involvement with sexual assault cases on college campuses. Domestic and sexual violence creates power and dominance over individuals by making them feel inferior. “Kirby Dick is an Academy Award-nominated and two-time Emmy Award-winning documentary film director. His most recent feature, The Invisible War, a groundbreaking investigation into the epidemic of rape within the U.S....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Assault, Gender studies]

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Is Abortion a Defendable Idea on Moral Ground?

- ... Are these selfish reasons depicting God’s character. And are they guidelines from the Bible. No. Not at all, one hideous sin stems another corrupt practice, abortion. There is a misconception that the unborn child or fetus did not come to life until “quickening” (Tom head 2003) which is a period generally between sixteen and eighteen weeks when the pregnant mother feels the movement of the fetus. Now, the Scripture made reference to Jeremiah that before he was formed in his mother’s womb God had his hands on him....   [tags: religious arguments and beliefs]

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Comparing Cultures in Heaney's Opened Ground and Roy's The God of Small Things

- Comparing Cultures in Heaney's Opened Ground and Roy's The God of Small Things Many authors use experience in their lives to influence their writing. In the cases of Seamus Heaney and Arundati Roy, the experiences in their life and the experience that their countries went through shape their poems and stories in unimaginable ways. For example, Heaney puts into his poetry many experiences that his country, Ireland, went through. These experiences include the rise of war in Ireland between the Catholics and the Protestants and also the influence that England has on the situation in Ireland....   [tags: Opened Ground]

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Blacklisting of Lexwiz on the Ground of Non-compliance with Qualifying Clauses

- RE: Blacklisting of Lexwiz on the ground of non-compliance with qualifying clauses Date: November 26, 2013 Questions Presented: 1. Can Mr. Shukla approach the supreme court of Jalladpur and challenge the blacklisting of Lexwiz for violation of Art. 14 . 2. Can he approach the High Court of Sardarpura for the same. Short Answer: There was violation of Article 14 within the meaning of principle of natural justice in the process of blacklisting as the client was neither served a notice nor given an opportunity to present his case before the board....   [tags: Legal Method]

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Germany as Fertile Ground for Luther's Message

- Germany as Fertile Ground for Luther's Message On 31st October 1517, All Saints Eve, Martin Luther (a monk and lecturer at the University of Wittenburg in Northern Germany) took the fateful step of nailing a sheet of 95 Theses, or arguments against indulgences, to the door of Wittenburg Castle Church. Following this simple act, there came massive repercussions; indeed, a reformation of the entire German Church followed. The news of Luther's act of rebellion spread through Germany rapidly, and caused an almost immediate response....   [tags: Papers]

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There Is No Ground For Bible

- 1914 "There is absolutely no ground for Bible students to question that the consummation of this Gospel age is now even at the door, and that it will end as the Scriptures foretell in a great time of trouble such as never was since there was a nation. We see the participants in this great crisis banding themselves together .. The great crisis, the great clash, symbolically represented as a fire, that will consume the ecclesiastical heavens and the social earth, is very near." {WR VI May 1 1914 5450} 1914 "We have no doubt whatever in regard to the chronology relating to the dates of .....   [tags: Jesus, Christian terms, Bible, God]

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The Great Plains As A Middle Ground

- Kathleen DuVal, professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, contests long held beliefs about the historiography of native people and their place in America with her work, The Native Ground: Indians and Colonists in the Heart of the Continent. DuVal’s insightful book focuses on the Arkansas River Valley and the diverse group of both native groups and European powers that contented over the physical landscape, its resources, and the perception of control and power. The premise of Native is to show that native groups such as the Quapaws, Osage, and the Cherokee had the upper hand in almost every aspect from their economy, military might, and physical presence up un...   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Common Ground's In Linguistics And Communications

- 'Two people's common ground is [...] the sum of their mutual, common, or joint knowledge, beliefs, and suppositions' (Clark: 93). With these words, Herbert Clark explains the linguistic notion in a nutshell. Common ground is indispensible to our communicating with other people and performing joint actions, as it provides the basis for the aforesaid and places it in the correct context. If, for example, marine-loving Layla goes on a trip with her boyfriend Eric to swim with dolphins, this experience and every sensation that has to do with it, adds to their shared common ground....   [tags: Herbert Clark, Analysis]

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Analysis Of ' The Enchanted Ground '

- As Christian moves on, he meets another man named Hope. Hope was an encouragement to Christian because he stressed that now he is changed and he relies only on Christ for his strength (Bunyan Pilgrim’s Progress 158). While they are together they talk about their journeys up to this point and both realize that they had actually met the same old wise man and were directed in the same place. They ponder at what the man had told them and were able to remember that he had told them that two was better than one because the one is more open to temptation....   [tags: The Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan, Pilgrim]

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The Development of Ground and Air Transport

- A. The development of ground transport In old days, before the wheel invention (pre-3000 B.C) people normally were carried the sick and wounded on the shoulder between two men or backs of friends or animals(MacDonald & Miller, 1989). Forced transports were used for those with mental disorders in ancient time, however, one of the earliest uses of the wheel for patient transportation was constructed (circa 900 A.D.) by Anglo-Saxon, so they called it the Anglo-Saxon wagon hammock(Bell, 2009). This hammock was placed between two poles raised on a four wheeled platform(MacDonald & Miller, 1989)....   [tags: Transportation ]

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Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero by

- In the 12 years since the terrorist attacks on the world trade towers in New York city, thousands of hours of research and interviews has been conducted, scores of books have been written, and countless documentaries and films have been produced in an effort to help us understand how and why terrorists were able to carry out the massacre of nearly 3500 people. Despite the plethora of religious and nonreligious beliefs represented by the friends and family of those who died, one universal belief binds them all: the belief that an unspeakable act of cruelty has changed our nation and our people for all time....   [tags: Helen Whitney, transcendentalism]

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The On The Ground By Spencer Ackerman

- “41 Men Targeted, but 1, 147 People Killed: US Drone Strikes- the Facts on the Ground” is an online article obtained from the British newspaper, the Guardian. Spencer Ackerman is given credit for being the author of this article before the article begins. It was published on November 24, 2014. The title summarizes the information that can be found in the article. The author explores some of the devastating statistics that involve the meant well drone attacks sent by the United States. Ackerman begins the article with providing his readers with one of the several futile drone attacks on the unsuspecting town of Damadola in Pakistan....   [tags: United States, President of the United States]

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Back Ground Of The Book : Revelation

- Back ground of the book: Revelation “Revelation” is from the Greek word apokalupsis which means, “A disclosure, an unveiling.” The book of Revelation is an unveiling of the Character and program of God. Author Four times the author identifies himself as John (1:1, 4, 9; 22:8) Date and origin The traditional view for the date of revelation is during the reign of Emperor Domitian (A.D. 81-90). The early church fathers affirmed this and most scholars since have agreed. The date has been traditionally set between A.D....   [tags: New Testament, God, Jesus, Christianity]

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The Hunting Ground By Kirby Dick

- The Hunting Ground, directed by Kirby Dick was a great eye opener and was amazing to watch to get a realistic view of what goes on throughout college campuses. As the film continued on following the lives of several undergrad students who had been sexually assaulted it got me to think, why. Even after watching it twice I still was in shock by the endless amounts of victim blaming these prestige’s schools were putting on their students. 1. Sexual Assault on campus has become an epidemic, for many different reasons but one major factor that contributes is when a sexual assault occurs on a University and nothing is done....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Multiculturalism : Battleground Or Meeting Ground

- In the article, “Multiculturalism: Battleground or Meeting Ground,” Takaki starts out addressing the difference in philosophy between him and Woodward when it comes to cultural diversity. Woodward strongly disagrees with Takaki when it comes to the topic of cultural diversity. They both are seeing issue threw two difference lens. Woodward attacked Takaki on the issue when Woodward reviewed Takaki’s “Iron Cages: Rave and Culture in Nineteeth-Century America” book in the “New York Review of Books,” saying it was too narrow in focus (Takaki, n.d)....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, Multiculturalism, The Culture]

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Breaking Ground Into A New Country

- Breaking ground into a new country can be an exciting yet critical time for an organization. GMFC plans to expand into the US, building a large manufacturing plant, which will employ 500 employees. To combat the possibility of unionization, GMFC has established a planning committee for guidance. Many factor attributes to keeping a union out of the organization, following specific guidelines of the committee should warrant successful results. Location Finding the right location for GMFC is essential in establishing the organization’s ability to flourish....   [tags: Employment, Management, Trade union, Wage]

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The Courtroom Is A Battle Ground

- The courtroom is a battle ground. There exist two opposing forces using arguments and testimonies as ammunition to sway the judge to rule in their favor. Life as a participant in the battlefield can be very rewarding and gratifying as well as stressful and disappointing. Interestingly, many of the actors in the arena are drawn to battle due to their desire of wanting to help people and to become a part of the fight for justice. The courtroom is composed of the judge, the defense council, and the prosecutor....   [tags: Lawyer, Law, Judge, Common law]

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Euthanasi The Back Ground Of Euthanasia

- In order to understand my research paper, you first need to know the back ground of euthanasia. Euthanasia is an uncommon painless killing of a patient that is suffering from an incurable and painful disease with a dose of a lethal injection. Euthanasia is also known as assisted suicide, physician-assisted death, physician-assisted suicide, and mercy killing. It is a doctor prescribed medication which puts a person into a coma like state. The shot includes Rocuronium bromide which paralyzes all the muscles and stops breathing which is what will eventually kill the body....   [tags: Death, Euthanasia, Life, Religion]

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The Stand Your Ground Law

- The stand your ground law is a law that allows people to defend themselves in a suspicious situation somewhere they are legally allowed before having to retreat the area. This law was derived from the Castle Doctrine, which states the person legally residing in that dwelling has a right to protect themselves if someone on or in their residence threatens their livelihood. Florida was the first state of the United States to implement the sand your ground law into their state laws in 2005. Former Florida governor, Jeb Bush, passed the Florida statute to help the citizens protect themselves in the midst of a dangerous situation....   [tags: Law, United States]

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The Stand Your Ground Law

- Everyone has now become aware of the Stand Your Ground law, due to the mass media coverage of the Trayvon Martin case among other current events. Contrary to popular belief, the amount of force used was not to defend one’s self or even come to the defense of another human being. Nevertheless, Self-defense is what acquitted George Zimmerman of all charges. The Stand Your Ground law states that an individual while in self-defense has no duty to retreat, but has every right to stand his or her ground by using any means necessary to combat an initial threat that might arise from another human being....   [tags: Law, Human, Victim, Race]

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Justice Is Stand Your Ground

- What is justice. This may seem like a simple question to answer but for many people in today’s society it’s not. Everyone has their own definition of what justice is and can mean. The meanings of it are vast. However, it is mainly defined as the quality of being just, righteousness, equitable and moral rightness. An issue with justice is stand your ground laws. Stand your ground law is suddenly in the spotlight as Americans debate whether they counter violence or put more people in danger of death or injury by gunfire....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Law, Criminal justice]

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The Board For Common Ground

- The board for Common Ground will meet January 9th at noon to discuss the implementation of the planned giving program. The organization has achieved their mission of compassionate outreach, building relationships, and acceptance of all people. This is being done through the ministries that they have for adults, teenagers, and children. The success of them meeting their mission will help make them successful in planned giving because they are credible. They have been community over 10 years, so they are established among the neighborhood they work in and those who have partnered with them....   [tags: Management, Corporate governance]

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Common Ground, By Barbara Smuts

- This article, titled Common Ground, written by Barbara Smuts, points out the main differences between humans and apes, such as our upright stance, large brains, and capacity for spoken language and abstract reasoning. However, the main point of this article is to emphasize the many similarities that apes share with us. Smuts goes into great detail about how human social and emotional tendencies are very reflective in the family of apes. The idea that humans could possibly have evolved from apes was thought impossible until about 150 years....   [tags: Chimpanzee, Hominidae, Ape, Gorilla]

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Stand Your Ground Laws

- To begin, what is the “Stand Your Ground Law”. Well many states such as: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia have stand your ground laws which state that individuals do not have to retreat before using force in a self- defense situation or many states have laws that are remarkably similar to stand your ground laws....   [tags: State laws, Self Defense Laws]

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Stand Your Ground Law

- Excerpt From: Flip a Coin: Heads, Stand Your Ground is Good Law…Tails, Stand Your Ground is Bad Law I. INTRODUCTION Batman and Spiderman are fictional characters that have been idolized by many people in this country for decades. We dress ourselves and our children as these characters for Halloween. Millions of dollars was made in movies that document and celebrate the “heroic actions” of these characters as vigilantes “fighting crime” with street justice. It is only fitting that state legislatures adopt a law that advocates this type of “heroic action” that is coveted by many, right....   [tags: Florida, coin toss, TV examples]

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Stand Your Ground Laws

- The Stand Your Ground Laws are becoming a hot topic in today’s news. Headlines are flooded with stories about cases around the country. These laws surround everyone from your everyday citizens to prominent sports figures and entertainers. The Stand Your Ground laws provide individuals with certain rights to protect themselves in events where they may feel threatened. It is also known as the Castle Rule, most of the United States have adopted some form of this law to protect its’ residents who may feel the need to use self-defense in situations where they may feel threatened....   [tags: Castle Rule Essays]

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The African Burial Ground

- The African Burial Ground located in the Lower Manhattan section of New York City is a National Monument dedicated to the thousands of African slaves who were forcibly taken from their native homelands into a life of servitude by Europeans. These slaves were brought to New York before it became the great city that is now today and forced to work to build it into a stable colony without any compensation. Approximately 15,000 are estimated to be buried within the burial ground. The remains of men, women and children of all ages were found at the site and their remains provide further proof of the cruel and violent injustices slaves had to face at the hands of their slavers....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Slavery]

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Women in Ground-Combat Units

- ... Another fear some have is a man’s instinct to protect women stopping a unit from completing their mission. A mission can be jeopardized if too many soldiers get injured or killed in action while trying to protect or save a woman in distress. Sexual assault and harassment are major issues being addressed in the debate due to the increase in sexual assault and harassment cases involving enlisted men and women. Some are speculating that by allowing more women in more combat units, sexual assault and harassment cases will increase....   [tags: females in the military]

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Ground Zero, Sacred Territory

- Ground Zero, Sacred Territory This is a comparison paper on modern day sacred secular places versus mythological secular places in history. This report will summarize what elements mythical secular sites have in common. The report will explain how Ground Zero qualifies as a modern day secular site. The significance and functions of the twin towers before the attack will be addressed. Ground zero will be compared with the Areca Tree, noting differences in meaning, function, and common elements. Our modern day secular site is Ground Zero....   [tags: Mythology]

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Tax Reformation Common Ground

- The tax policy in the United States is very confusing. When the tax policy was originally written in 1913 it was four hundred pages. Now, over the past ninety one years, that tax policy has evolved to over 72,000 pages. Since the tax code has become so lengthy and nearly impossible to understand, the topic of tax reform has been in the minds of many. Although, most barely think about tax reform until tax season. It is a controversial subject due to the impact a change in tax code would have on the American people....   [tags: tax policy, United States, american history]

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Aberdeen Proving Ground Investigation

- In 1996, Captain Derrick Robinson, Sergeant Delmar Simpson, and Sergeant Nathanael Beech were arraigned for their suspected involvement in one of the biggest sex scandals the United States Military had seen. According to CNN, between these three men, charges of rape and adultery were pending in a huge case of sexual misconduct against female soldiers at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland (CNN, 2996). Following this incident, the United States Military took it upon themselves to open a telephone hotline to encourage the reporting of similar harsh crimes....   [tags: Military]

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Euthanasi A Common Ground

- Euthanasia Finding a Common Ground Euthanasia is a subject that has been discussed, accepted, and rejected for several centuries. It is a subject that is difficult to digest much less discuss in the public forum, or even with one’s own family or physician. Society should not rush into a hasty decision, but as a society a joint decision needs to be made about the legalization of euthanasia. A compromise, legalizing euthanasia would allow terminally ill patients to have an active role in and/or a choice of how and when to end their life....   [tags: Euthanasia, Death, Law, Medical ethics]

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Ground-level Ozone Positioning

- Introduction This September, President Obama issued a request to withdraw the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recommended revision of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone from 75 parts per billion (ppb) to 60 ppb. In 2013, EPA will be required to review its current ground-level ozone NAAQS again. In order to prepare for the regulatory process, I recommend that the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) oppose the stricter ground-level ozone standard because of the serious burden on business in relation to unclear net benefits to society....   [tags: Background, Regulation Debate, Solution]

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Stand Your Ground?

- There has been much publicity surrounding the shooting death of Trayvon Martin; an unarmed 17-year-old Florida youth shot to death by a neighborhood watch patrolman. On March 19, 2012, The Miami Herald published an editorial that further fueled the flames of racial discrimination and depicted the law enforcement authorities that handled the situation as incompetent. This editorial leads off with, "Law enforcement authorities in the Seminole County community of Sanford have a lot of explaining to do...", follows with, "police Chief Bill Lee vows to follow the evidence, but his department's words and actions up to now only serve to raise more doubts about the investigation" (Miami Herald...   [tags: U.S. Law ]

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The White Ground Lekythos, By John Oakley

- This paper will employ a close visual analysis of the White-Ground Lekythos, which is attributed to the Reed Painter circa 450-400 B.C.E. on ceramic with paint. A lekythos is a specific type of ancient Greek vase that was used to store perfume or oil. Lekythoi that were decorated with the white-ground technique were typically used as offerings for the afterlife that families placed in the graves of deceased loved ones (Gardener’s Art Through The Ages 75). This particular White-Ground Lekythos depicts a young man mourning the loss of a loved one....   [tags: Pottery of ancient Greece, Ancient Greece]

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Most Adverse Impacts On The Ground Water

- Most likely adverse impacts in future With increase agricultural activity and irrigation area in the future, there will be a pressure on the ground water resources. Some of the major impacts are: 1) As most ground water regions are over allocated, further abstraction of ground water can cause reduction in the ground water level. This would also affect the reliability of supply in shallow bores and flows in low land streams. 2) Increase agricultural land would increase the intrusion of cattle to the surface water which in turn would further increase the nutrients levels and the bacterial contamination of the surface water.This would cause significant ill-effects on the aquatic life....   [tags: Water, Water pollution, Irrigation, Hydrology]

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Movie Analysis : ' Stand Your Ground '

- Research Paper – Stand Your Ground On the evening of February 26, 2012 a 17-year old unarmed boy, Trayvon Martin, was shot and killed in Sanford, Florida. Trayvon was killed by a man named Andrew Zimmerman, who stated that self-defense justified the murder of this young boy. An individual who doesn’t know the background of this case would reasonably believe that Trayvon Martin may have attacked Zimmerman, in which he used self-defense. However, Zimmerman was the initial aggressor in this case, whereas he sought after Trayvon Martin for reasons of suspicion....   [tags: Law, Common law, Jury, Law of the United States]

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Management Organization And Control Of Uncommon Ground

- Management & Organization This section of our business plan discusses the planning, leadership, organization and control of Uncommon Ground. The management team was presented in the previous section; Uncommon Ground’s corporate structure, governance, functional structure, and management support will be detailed in this section. Corporate Structure Uncommon Ground will be established as a B Corporation in California. This corporate structure is similar to a C corporation and has been selected in order to keep reinvested profits separate from the owners’ taxable income and to make our corporate structure more advantageous and attractive to outside investors should Uncommon Ground seek ventu...   [tags: Management, Corporation, Corporate governance]

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The Ground Zero Mosque: An Insult to America

- September 11, 2001, one of the most infamous and controversial dates in the history of the United States will be engraved in the minds of millions forever and is once more a resurfacing issue. On this horrendous date in time, Islamic terrorists hijacked a pair of commercial airplanes and flew them into the Twin Towers, murdering thousands and causing millions in damage. Nearly a decade later, an Islamic religious group named the Cordoba Initiative is stirring up more trouble and is planning to construct a mosque within only blocks away from ground zero itself....   [tags: argumentative essay]

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