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Are Zoos And Humane Treatment Of Animals?

- Institutions Misinterpreted According to the iucn organization, currently, there are 41,415 species that are categorized as endangered. With these overwhelming numbers of endangered species, there has to be a way to safeguard their threatened existence. The many causes of this tragedy are widely debated, but the one proven solution is clear. The easiest and most logical solution to this problem are zoos. There are over 10,000 zoos in the United States, and many more throughout the world. Most of these zoos are WAZA accredited, meaning, they have been awarded a seal of certification that credits the recipient for their ethical and humane treatment of animals....   [tags: Endangered species, Extinction, IUCN Red List]

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The Death Penalty Should Not Be Humane

- “No matter how vicious the crime, no matter how vile the criminal, some death penalty opponents feel certain that nobody can ever deserve to die -- even if that person burned children alive, massacred a dozen strangers in a movie theater, or bombed the Boston Marathon. Other opponents admit the worst of the worst of the worst do deserve to die. They just distrust the government ever to get it right.”(Blecker, Robert 1) What is capital punishment, but insight into human morals and our sense of justice....   [tags: Capital punishment, Lethal injection, Hanging]

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Abortion Is Humane And If It Should Be Legal

- 40 years ago, the Supreme Court essentially invented the right to perform abortions legally. Since then, there has been countless hot debates about whether abortion is humane and if it should be legal anymore. Just recently in the GOP debate, Carly Fiorina, an American Republican politician from Austin, Texas, gave her opinion on the topics of the situation in Iraq and Planned Parenthood. Fiorina gives the statement, “One has something to do with the defense of the security of this nation, and the other has something to do with the defense of the character of this nation”....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Vacuum aspiration, Fetus]

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A Humane Sociaty By Shirley Jackson

- “A HUMANE SOCIATY” What separates the human race from all creation. Many will say that the ability to reason and capacity to know what is wright and wrong makes humanity different from everything else. But, for a while now, humanity has chosen to disregard these qualities and become blind to the horrifying product of this decision. Social media has made it very clear that our words affect others and is important to be mindful of them. The news show that even in the 21st century humans can be very cruel in 1st world or 3rd world countries....   [tags: Short story, The Lottery, Shirley Jackson]

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Euthanasia Is A Humane Thing

- Every human being has the right to live a long life no matter what their age or health is. Euthanasia also known as “mercy killing” is the practice of ending a person’s life in order to relieve suffering and pain. While euthanasia is usually an option for people who are terminally ill or have incurable diseases, other people who are in great pain ask to be killed. There have been many debates on the internet discussing whether or not euthanasia is right or wrong. Many of the debates say that euthanasia is for a great cause because ending a person’s life because they are suffering is morally right....   [tags: Death, Human rights, Abortion, Human]

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Humans Is A Human Being Or Being Humane

- Humans have been on this planet for over 6 million years, so we should understand the importance of humanity. According to Webster 's dictionary the definition of humanity, says that it is a human being or being humane. As humans, we want to give a simple and quick definition: conscience and consciousness. The realization that we are alive and that we have something more to offer in life than just our fight for survival. But humanity can also be our reluctance to become one with more animalistic side....   [tags: Human, Thought, Mammal, Animal]

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Taking a Brief Look the Humane Society

- Humane society The humane society is a nonprofit organization, which is a corporation or an association that conducts business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive. The humane society is also a 501c, a nonprofit American tax-exempt organization. It was founded in 1954 by Fred Myers (1904-1963), its first name was the National Humane Society, later named The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Their first mission was to decrease suffering of livestock during slaughter....   [tags: non profit organizations, Fred Myers]

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Is Humane Is Having Or Showing Compassion Or Benevolence?

- The definition of humane is having or showing compassion or benevolence. My entire policy issue deals with the inhumane treatment of animals. More specifically how college students aren’t responsible enough to own their own pet, and how dogs don’t get the correct form of treatment due to irresponsible college students. Many dogs go missing, injured, and killed throughout the year due to them living with a group of college students who have no idea how to raise an animal with the amount of support it needs....   [tags: Dog, Animal welfare, Pet]

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Humane Migration for Citizens Around the World

- Studies have been conducted on the definition of humane migration and how to achieve this in countries around the world. However, contradictory studies have been found to show that many people are displeased with the rate people are migrating as the years proceed. To understand how both of these viewpoints affect the IOM and their work with countries around the world, both viewpoints should be taken into consideration. This paper examines the studies that are for humane migration around the world to propose that additional research needs to be conducted to better understand the viewpoints these authors are making....   [tags: Refugees, Pro Con Essays]

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Impressive Visit to Nebraska Humane Society

- ... The stray cattery can house up to 140 cats. Both the dogs awaiting adoption and the stray dogs are kept in individual 14 foot kennel runs, double kennels are provided for situations such as litters. The facility also provides nine private rooms for individuals and the animals to interact and become familiar with each other, before the adoption process (Nebraska Humane Society, 2014). In 2012, the total intake of cats and dogs at the NHS was 17,764 animals; of this 9,537 were successfully adopted out to loving families, 5,222 were euthanized mainly due to untreatable health problems, and over 3000 were lost pets who were successfully returned to their owner/guardians....   [tags: animals, adoption, obedience]

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Animal Rights Is Not The Humane Treatment Of Animals

- Animal rights are defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “rights (as to fair and humane treatment) regarded as belonging fundamentally to all animals.” But what do they mean by “all animals”. Is there a different protocol for every specie. Is there an invisible line drawn to state what rights animals have. You have to decide. Animals have played a role in society since evolution began. First, animals were used for food, their skins were used for clothing and shelter, and their bones for tools....   [tags: Animal rights, Animal welfare]

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Humanity, The Quality And State Of Being Humane

- Humanity Humanity, the quality or state of being humane. To society, humanity is the characteristics that define the human species as a whole, thinking, feeling, and acting human. I cannot accept what society defines as humanity for it only it only applies to the human specie, and that it is idealistically too narrow. To me, humanity or being human is for any being to think and act under one 's own free will, to live a life that they decide. The human specie posses a fascinating ability that few to no other living species have....   [tags: Human, Thought, Meaning of life, Species]

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Is It Humane, Cost Effective? Or Odocoileus Virginianus?

- Between a Buck and a Hard Place They are the cause of extreme destruction of property, deadly traffic collisions, costly theft, and even jaywalking. This is not the rap sheet of a vicious new gang, but instead a different menace to society. The white-tailed deer, or Odocoileus virginianus has been causing issues in Newark Ohio, and all across the United States for years. With millions of automotive collisions, and billions in damages annually, we need to discuss deer overpopulation and pursue immunocontraception as a solution to this issue....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, White-tailed deer, Zona pellucida]

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Is Whaling Humane?

- Introduction Whaling has become a global environmental issue as vast numbers of whales are killed commercially and scientifically every year. Intense debate on the necessity of whaling has been stirred but failed to be resolved due to the lacking of pragmatic measures employed by the responsible parties. Whaling nations continue to defend their whaling right for cultural and research purposes. Yet, ethical and humanity issues are among the controversial disputes raised by concerned public. In February 2010, International Whaling Commission (IWC) proposed a plan of lifting whaling ban by limiting scientific whaling activities with the intention of reducing overall number of whales killed be...   [tags: The Whaling Controversy]

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A Brief Note On Lee County Humane Society

- Volunteering is a very good deed that can help change the community, help family and friends, and help an organization a lot. Volunteering will give you a chance to give back to the community and really help some people or animals that are in great need of help. An organization that I researched and stands out the most to me is the Lee County Humane Society. The Lee County Humane Society has a great need for dog walking volunteers. I would love to volunteer for this organization because I love animals so much.I think it would be fun to walk different breeds of dogs that I might otherwise never get to become familiar with....   [tags: 2006 singles, English-language films]

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Punishment : A More Humane Way For The British Empire

- The punishment philosophy, or practice, of banishment became a way for the British Empire to expand and have cheap labor in the areas where they were trying to establish new colonies (Mays & Winfree, 2009). The use of this form of punishment was beneficial to the empire, and offered an alternate form of punishment, other than capital or corporal punishment. In this way, banishment was a more humane way of punishing criminal offenders. In England, during the 16th century C.E., capital punishment, or the death penalty, was commonly used to punish offenders who had committed felonious crimes, of which there were 200 crimes listed as felonies (Mays & Winfree, 2009)....   [tags: Capital punishment, Crime, Prison, British Empire]

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Choosing the Humane Road

- Choosing the Humane Road Sophocles, writing in the 5th century BC, created his works as he experienced both the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars. These wars were focused around pride and greed, two vices that continue to drive violence in the 21st century. In Sophocles’ work Oedipus the King, Oedipus must come to new understanding of the self in relation to others to truly see himself and to understand the world. The lesson that Oedipus must learn is a lesson that yearns to be acknowledged and embraced still today....   [tags: Philosophy Afghanistan Essays]

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Euthanasia: Humane and Dignified

-      Advances in modern medical technology have served to deny people the right to die, and euthanasia, it may be argued, has emerged with the purpose of reclaiming that right. Euthanasia, which is defined as “granting painless death to a hopelessly ill patient with a non-curable disease,” is a very controversial issue (Russell 3). Illegal in all countries, except the Nertherlands, it is still practiced all over the world in an attempt to give people the right to a painless, and natural, death (Emanuel 1)....   [tags: Euthanasia Killing Argumentative Essays]

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Philosophical Pluralism in the Service of Humane Governance

- Philosophical Pluralism in the Service of Humane Governance ABSTRACT: In recent times, the American Philosophical Association has been exposed in a serious way to the issue of pluralism in philosophy curriculums in the departments of philosophy of American universities and colleges. This conversation brings to the fore the fact that what is at issue in the prospect of pluralizing American philosophy departments is not merely the matter of deciding the discipline's boundaries of intellectual formation relative to the current generation of students, but the unforeseeen consequences of pluralism which challenge both 'the American canon' and the profession's self-understanding vis-à-vis a 'Wes...   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Essays]

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Religion Provides a Humane Society as a Whole

- ... One particular god, Horus, was needed to maintain order against chaos, the god Set. Therefore, a complex set of rituals were required to be performed by humans to sustain Horus in his battle against chaos (Ludwig, p326-327). Likewise, a variety of rituals common in ancient Mesopotamia were vial to harmonize the gods and goddesses to better ensure a stable cosmos (Ludwig, p329). Additionally, The Great Flood Story further validates to importance of harmony not only between the gods but also between the gods and humans....   [tags: theory, practice, sacred]

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Non-Profit Charitable Organizations: The Oakville-Milton Humane Society

- The Oakville-Milton Humane Society is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing shelter for stray, abandon, and injured animals. Located in the region of Halton, the Oakville-Milton Humane Society has become the most recognized and affective humane society within the region. It was founded in 1936 and has since grown and developed a reliable relationship with members of the community. The shelter is funded through donations and sponsorships from members and corporations within the community....   [tags: organizational analysis]

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Pro Life Should Be The Most Ethical, Humane, And Healthy Choice

- Pope Francis states, “May God help us respect all life, especially the most vulnerable.” (“Abortion is a war against children”). Abortion is a highly controversial issue, and the final choice of life or death is up to the individual. However, pro-life should be the most ethical, humane, and healthy choice. Many factors contribute to the choice to be pro-life, such as being ethical and moral, physical and mental health, and varying options other than abortion, for instance, adoption. Abortion is not new....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy]

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Free Essay on Conrad's Heart of Darkness - Human or Humane?

- Heart of Darkness: Human or Humane. Upon reading Heart of Darkness we are immediately struck with the issue of the “nature of man”, and what it means to be human or humane. To be human means to have a mind, to be living, and function as a primate. To be humane on the other hand means to be tender, compassionate, affectionate, kindhearted, and empathetic. It is often assumed that to be human means to be humane, but as Marlow learned on his excursion through the dark jungle of the Congo, one has nothing to do with the other....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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impresonment is more humane than capitol punishment

- Imprisonment is More Humane than Capital Punishment Murder, where to commit it. Canada vs. U.S.A. In this essay you will learn about Peter and Joe. Peter lives in Canada, he killed five people and was sentenced to the maximum sentence of twenty-five years. Joe lives in the United States and also killed five people, he received a death sentence. Please remember in this essay Peter and Joe are not real people they are just used to explain this essay. First we will learn about Peter’s sentence of twenty-five years, then we will learn about Joe’s death sentence....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How Does Animal Neglect Affect the Community?

- How does animal neglect affect the community. Everyone has heard those commercials about animal abuse and how animals need homes, yet you don’t see very many of them. Let alone hear very many people that are actually inspired enough to go out and help. Animal neglect has a rapid spreading rate once it is accepted by even a few and results in increased amounts of violence and other aggressive behavior towards the animals themselves and people. ​Animals are constantly being neglected because people do not believe they could ever be equals and that they have to assert their dominance by physical or mentally abusing that animal....   [tags: dogs, humane society, neutering]

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Fun, Flora, and Fauna: Animals for Entertainment

- Throughout the eons, nature has always been used as a form of entertainment, such as the Circus Maximas in ancient Rome, the Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna, Austria, and SeaWorld in San Diego, California. During the course of human existence, flora and fauna have been used to bring joy to them through pleasure and recreation. Although nature is used for entertainment, there are some ways in which it should not. These could be examples such as dog fights and cock fights, which are mostly, if not totally, illegal in the United States....   [tags: humane, seaworld, sanctuary]

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Animal Rights: Working to Help Reduce the Numbers

- ... Staring with our Las Vegas Valley Humane Society, I was able to learn more of other agencies and local vets that are not only involved in this cause, but are also volunteering their time and services to try to reduce these numbers. Though I cant take home every stray I see, I feel that by getting involved and actually doing instead of saying, I am doing something to at least lesson the amount of strays that by no choice or fault of their own, do not have a happy home. Experts at the Humane Society of the United States have estimated that one single unaltered male and one unaltered female, counting their offspring, over the span of of just seven years could be responsible for over 400,000...   [tags: humane society, kittens, cats]

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Testing on Animals: Behind the Eight Ball

- She sits alone in a threadbare, chilly, metal cage. Her eyes dart around wondering when the next torture will commence. If the testing fails to kill her, the stress definitely will. Entering is the doctor who plans to perform an eye irritancy test. The rabbit’s eyes will be held open with clips for at least three days if she survives that long (“Frequently Asked Questions”). Similarly, if these procedures would be performed on a human, they would be considered illegal. Yet, scientists continue to make harmless animals suffer incessantly....   [tags: humane society, erroneous act]

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The Cruelty of Animal Testing

- Each year, 50 to 100 million animals are killed around the world for experimentation purposes and drug research. The AWA covered only 1,134,693 animals tested in 2010, leaving out at least 25 million that are unaccounted for by the AWA (ProCon.org). “There are many examples of humans taking advantage of their ability to dominate other species—capturing them, holding them in tiny cages, even subjecting them to artificial whiplash—to see what happens” (Driscoll et al). This was actually a real incident that occurred at the University of Pennsylvania in 1983, where monkeys were exposed to hydraulic equipment that was intended to cause whiplash; this resulted in brain damage....   [tags: experimentation, peta, humane society]

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What is Animal Abuse

- What if you were chained to a tree twenty-four seven, how would you feel. What about if your owner gave you food whenever they felt like it would you happy. No, so put yourself in the animals shoes,imagine what they would go through. Plus, a lot of people don’t realize that they could got to jail for it. Animal Abuse is a serious manner, that needs to be noticed and put to an end. Usually the abuse isn’t noticed until it’s too late and the animals aren’t going to be saved. Animal Abuse is the act of intentionally causing the deprivation of shelter, water, food, socialization, medical care or even torturing, mutilating or killing an animal....   [tags: deprivation, humane, felony]

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Should We Stop The Vegetarian Diet?

- With the ever-growing population of animal lovers on earth, a more viable, humane solution for food consumption needs to be made, but why make a solution when there has already been one. Meat consumption has been proven time and time again to be unnecessary, but that doesn’t stop the average person from eating a double cheese burger with bacon. Unfortunately, many people are apathetic to what happens to animals in farm factories and continue to support them by buying their products, however, consumers should consider switching to a vegetarian diet because it’s more humane to animals, less farm factories being built can save the planet from deforestation, and with a proper balanced vegetarian...   [tags: Nutrition, Meat, Livestock, Humane society]

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Outline: Adopting a Dog is Better than Buying a Dog from Pet Stores and Puppy Mills

- I. A few years from now you might be living in off campus housing or you have graduated college living life more on your own in an apartment or house. II. You are feeling good and free and more like you can live by your own rules, but something is missing. III. There is an absence of some happiness, slobbering, begging, and love. IV. You grew up with a well-loved dog, and your sofa is starting to look bare without anyone to shed on it. V. According to the U.S. Humane Society, about 58% of people will get a dog after the age of 24 (ASPCA, 2014), which means probably many of you in this class will as well sometime in your life....   [tags: love, humane society, living conditions]

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The Humane Work of Nurses & Voluntary Aid Detachments during WW1

- The Humane Work of Nurses & Voluntary Aid Detachments during WW1 The dictionary describes the word " humane " as ... "...humane adj. Kind, compassionate, merciful." and this was indeed so in the case of the volunteers who worked tirelessly to ease the suffering of the wounded soldiers of all combatants in the fields of northern France and Belgium, during the First World War. In the early days of the war, army nursing was strictly a male preserve, until it was necessary to recruit female nurses from the ranks of middle and upper class ladies....   [tags: World War I History]

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The Debate Over Animal Testing

- Currently there are millions of animals being used for testing for such items like make-up and hair products. When thinking about what these mice, rabbits, cats, dogs and multiple other animals have to endure for such testing it comes to mind that there has to be another way; however, there are other important testing these animals are being used for. Just like testing for cosmetics these animals are also being use for medical testing in trying to find cures for not only human diseases, but also animal illness too....   [tags: ethics, humane treatment, human cells]

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The Effects of Animal Experimentation

- Tens of millions of animals are killed or maimed each year through research on the safety and effectiveness of new drugs, chemicals, and consumer products. Even though animals are not humans does not mean they should be used for testing, which is so inhumane. These animals could have a different importance in society than just experimentation. What is done to animals is usually not safe, ending up with the animal injured or even dead. This experimentation however, is becoming less useful because scientists are creating new ways for testing....   [tags: animal testing, pain, humane society]

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Puppy Mills Or Hell For The Innocent?

- Puppy Mills or Hell for the Innocent. Who the hell goes through years of school, and then one day decides to pursue a career at a local puppy mill. After years of experiencing the romanticizing of puppies and dogs, people choose to work in a place that breeds and poorly raises such a multitude of dogs that thousands end up homeless, disabled, or dead. Puppy mills shouldn 't even exist. These mills have basically become the Cruella Deville of the real world. Being paid for the abuse and torture of dogs should be outlawed....   [tags: Dog, Puppy, Humane Society of the United States]

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Animal Rights and the Dominant Worldview toward Animals

- Our world today is becoming less and less aware of the pain and suffering being inflicted on animals. In outcome, animals are becoming even more and more tarred in society. Humans have and is continuing to handle animals as if they are some kind of material goods. This is considered as being immoral, as animals have their own lives, and they think, have feelings, can feel pain, require love, have families, and everything else that humans possess. The General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948....   [tags: animal rights, treatment, humane,]

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Healthy Diets

- It may be crazy how diet can be connected to society, Albert Hoggins once said that “the power of the big relies in the current of the small”, so regarding the society every small detail plays a great role. Every person in the society, especially to those who work, is important. They will never be accepted in the company if they will not be an asset. That is why the company sees to it that they are also taken care of. Examples of these are the insurance they provide or health benefits that the company gives....   [tags: mental state, humane society]

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Vegetarianism: Is it the Right Choice?

- At the age of five I questioned my grandmother why we do not eat meat. She told me that eating meat was against the Hindu religion and I never questioned her until today. A vegetarian is someone that follows a plant based diet consuming mostly fruits and vegetables. There are many different types of vegetarian diets, some choose to become vegan and do not even consume eggs or dairy products. Anti-supporters of the vegetarian diet believe that vegetarians are missing out on the vitamins and minerals that meat eaters are gaining....   [tags: more humane, less cholesterorl]

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I Interview William Francis An Operations Manager At Humana Inc.

- I interview William Francis an Operations Manager at Humana Inc. He has been with Humana for eight years and in his current role for close to a year. Prior to Humana he was a Business Consultant for close to four years. He has an associate degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. These are a few of his credentials in his current profession, but he has other prior experience in the work field. The effects of globalization have had a major effect on my community and worldwide. I’d lived in West Louisville for close to 20 years of my life and during that time, there was a good mixture of people who you could consider middle class mixed with those who may be experiencing extreme poverty....   [tags: Middle class, Social class, Working class, Humana]

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Human Nature : Humans And Humans

- In order to say that humanity is a cohesive species there needs to be more tying it together then simply biology. There needs to be a common core among the species as a whole. This common core defines the way that the species behaves, what motivates them, how they feel, and their characteristics. This commonality among humans is known as human nature. Throughout this paper I will discuss what human nature is, what it means to go against human nature, and whether a common human nature actually exists....   [tags: Human, Meaning of life, Religion, Humans]

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Humans and Nature: The Sad Truth about the Relationship between Humans and Earth

- Since the shift into the Holocene era with the rise of sedentism throughout various millenniums across six continents to present day human ingenuity, respect and attention towards the site gradually declined as technologies advanced human capability and chances of survival. Digging deep in time back to the ancestral hunter-gathering tribes of southwestern France in the Caves of Lascaux, where the site was the structure itself, shifting towards the Anasazi of Mesa Verde who created a structure utilizing the site, finally ending with modern day commercial chain buildings stamped onto landscape with neither respect nor consideration of natural landform and the grim outlook for...   [tags: Humans and Nature]

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Technology Is An Invaluable Tool For Humans

- Have you ever wondered what it would be like if we didn’t constantly develop new technology. Have you also wondered how life would be like without technology in general. The answer is hard. Not only would life be difficult, but it would also mean that humans would not be able evolve. In the 21st century our lives are filled with new gadgets and tools that help use on a daily basis. With technology being at the nexus of our society, debates have risen whether technology is truly beneficial to the human race....   [tags: Human, Humans, Thought, Prehistory]

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The Difference Between Animals and Humans

- Animal rights are an important topic to discuss and review. The trouble is the vast diversity of how people see humans and animals and how they are different and yet the same. Animals are in every aspect of our lives in how they are utilized to make our lives easier, to sustain us, or as a pet. Unfortunately, the line of animals and humans blurs as the widely known belief that we are a derivation of an animal and we should treat them as we would ourselves. This viewpoint, however, can be taken to an extreme as we see pets that can be pampered quite a bit....   [tags: Autonomy, humans, animals]

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Humans Are The New Monsters

- Humans Are The New Monsters Some people believe that external circumstances, such as their environment, control their life, but in reality people have more control than they think. Humans have evolved from fearing monstrous predators in their environment to being major threats to other species as well as our own. In an article on Salon.com anthropologist David E Jones argues that the image of the iconic monster, the dragon, is made up of parts of three predators that hunted our ancestors for around sixty million years....   [tags: Meat, Ethics of eating meat, KILL, Eating]

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Comparison of Moi, un Noir and La Pyramide Humaine

- The comparison of Moi, un Noir and La Pyramide Humaine portrays a very different reality of Abidjah, Treuichville. The question of authority, who's version is more "true", to me, does not arise because in neither film were the subjects being filmed attempting to "speak for" the city. They speak for themselves, and their lives. In Moi, un Noir, they speak of the different cities based on class/economic difference and in La Pyramide humaine is all about exploring the different cities between what they call the European students and the African students....   [tags: Film Review]

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Interbreeding Between Neandertals and Modern Humans

- The human archaeological record is a long and undefined story that may be the most complex question researched today. One of the big questions in human history is the disappearance of the Neanderthal people from the archaeological record around 30,000 BP. While for thousands of years Neanderthals and Anatomically modern humans crossed paths and perhaps lived in close relations, we have yet to really understand the degree to which they lived together. My hypothesis is that these two hominids, Neanderthals and Anatomically Modern Humans, interbred exchanging genes after Modern Humans dispersed from Africa and creating like cultures and material remains....   [tags: archeological record, modern humans]

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Humans and Animal Extinction

- Over a century ago, humans fought animals for dominance of the landscape and we regrettably won, now they’re in need of our protection. The Government and Organizations have come to the rescue of wildlife species all across the U.S. Their main goal is to protect wildlife species from over harvesting and also their loss of habitat due to industrial and residential development. The beauty and curiosity of wildlife captivates all of us for different reasons. For certain species, they are the link to our existence Animals are not being hunted into extinction because the government is protecting certain wildlife areas and are controlling the animal populations within those certain areas....   [tags: Human History, Dominance, Landscape, Animals]

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Ranking of Humand Drives and Actions

- Wherever we run across a morality we find an assessment and ranking of human drives and actions. These assessments and rankings always express the needs of a community and herd: whatever profits it in the first place-and in the second and third-is also the supreme measure of the value of all individuals. By means of morality, individuals are led to be functions of the herd and to attribute value to themselves as merely functions…morality is herd instinct in the individual. (Pg.130, Nietzsche) Nietzsche, in this quote, is saying that humans will tend to see things in a specific way due to their shared heritage and historical formation....   [tags: Papers]

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Why Wolves Is Not A Better Choice For Humans

- Humans domesticated dire wolves Canis lupus as early as 26,000 years ago. The real question here is why wolves. If you really think about it there are other animals out there that seem to be a much better choice for humans to utilize as hunter companions. Take the chimpanzee for instance it has hands and pose able thumbs. Seems like a chimp would make a great companion we could even teach it to use tools to aid itself in the adventures we send it on. Instead we chose to domesticate a vicious wolf that you know was not a easy venture....   [tags: Dog, Neutering, Animal welfare, AB 1634]

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Industrialized Cruelty to Animals, Influenced by Humans

- With the vast history of human use or some refer to this as “humane” treatment to animal species could have emerged or advanced for many reasons, one being the increasing cultural acceptance we have now for animals. Yes, society might be more disconnected now than ever, before with the animals that share our environment, especially when it comes to industrialized treatment or the mass production bond none may share. Yet, without the attention to historical human-animal bonds, we will never understand our present relationships with animals....   [tags: renaissance, antiquity era, domestic animals]

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Animals vs. Humans in Medical Experimentation

- For centuries mankind has experimented on animals for a number of different reasons. Early experimentation with animals was originally born out of curiosity but eventually became a necessity to find medicines to cure viruses and a myriad of illnesses. If not for the existence of animals, humans would be left to experiment on themselves at a high rate which would create a worldwide moral dilemma. Such a dilemma could be dictated based on the question of who should be chosen for experimentation; should it be a particular race or class of people....   [tags: Biology, Animal, Testing, Ethics]

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Human Evolution: How Humans Have Evolved

- Human species or in scientific terms know as, Homo Sapiens has evolved drastically in the last couple of billion years. Human evolution all started from our great ancestors, the chimpanzees. Human evolution started all in the continent of Africa. Due to global changes, evolution changed over time. Thus leading to the evolution of mankind. But man didn't just evolve from chimpanzees. There were a lot of scientific processes and different events that led up to final evolution of mankind. But what does it mean humans evolved from chimpanzees....   [tags: chimpanzees, humans, scientists]

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Humang Genome Project

- Humang Genome Project The Human Genome Project (HGP) is an internationally collaborative venture to identify and mark all the locations of every gene of the human species. The HGP in the United States was started in 1990 and was expected to be a fifteen year effort to map the human genome. There have been a number of technological advances since 1990 that have accelerated the progress of the project to a completion date sometime during the year 2003. The U.S. HGP is composed of the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) which hopes to discover 50,000 to 100,000 human genes and make them available for further biological study (1)....   [tags: Science Genetics Technology Papers]

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The Safety of Humans at the Expense of Animal Testing

- ... Almost all of the animals used are rodents, birds, and fish. Overall the number of millions of animals killed in testing only sounds big when the numbers of animals used for food or killed from hunting are not put next to it. Animal testing makes up only a small percentage of the animals killed every year. If animal testing were outlawed, either humans would need to take their place or other expensive alternatives that would lead to more expensive products in stores. Peoples opinions would change if there were pictures of people that were suffering bodily harm from products that were sold without testing or testing the product themselves....   [tags: rights, euthanization]

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Animals vs Humans

- A concept that I will never understand. Why is human life more important than an animals. Humans are the most selfish, greedy, and destructive creatures that walk this earth. So why are they so important. When I voice my opinion, religious views and reasoning are shoved down my throat; God created humans to dominate all other species. Humans are not anymore dominant than animals are, and those who thinks so are ignorant. I would protect an animals life over a humans any day, and others should understand why; animals are not given as much respect and credit they deserve, and society should care for the life of an animals just as much as their own....   [tags: Animal Testing, Animal Rights]

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The Ethical Foundations of Starbucks and Humana

- The Ethical Foundations of Starbucks and Humana Executive Summary This paper examines the ethical foundations of two companies operating in very different markets. Starbucks’ is a chain of coffeehouses specializing in gourmet coffee lines. Starbucks is based on sound ethical principals permeated through the central core of its business operations. The result of several probes leads to a conclusion that Starbucks does business in a profitable and morally sound manner. Humana Inc. is a large Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) with operations that place it third among the top players in the field....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework Ethics]

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Do Humans Really Know How Useful Non Verbal Communication?

- Do humans really know how useful non-verbal communication can be. Can humans find news ways to help better understand our messages to one another. Well, throughout time, vocal communication has been a huge benefit to humans as they can interact with an other in life. Although, most humans today have a hard time understanding more than the verbal itself, it’s about the non-verbal part they’re mussing. Understating who acquired the vocal communication, doing experiments, and think about our future, we can better understand on how to communicate with each other by helping at each other in the present....   [tags: Human, Neanderthal, Communication, Humans]

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Why Do Humans Dehumanize Each Other?

- Why do humans dehumanize each other. Because it makes it easier to impose suffering and punishment to none humans. It is that simple, governments come up with terms such as collateral damage to describe the innocent civilian lives that are taken during warfare. Terms like “Illegal Aliens” to describe undocumented human being immigrants so that they can strip away all humanity out of that community and make them appear to be out of this world, savages, and prove that they are not worthy to have the chance of seeking survival....   [tags: Human, Science, Nature, Africa]

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How Dogs Are More Loyal Than Humans

- Dogs are wonderful creatures. They are loyal, dependable companions if given the opportunity. In recent years I have come to the opinion that we could learn something from these animals. We should also take a look at the manner in which they are being treated. Abandonment, irresponsible breeding, and neglect are only some of the ways that humans are failing the canine species. A few years ago my husband Ryan and I decided to get a dog. For several weeks we made trips to the Regina Humane Society, waiting to find the perfect dog for us....   [tags: Pets]

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The Relationship between the Environment and Humans as Shown by the Native Americans and the English Settlers

- The relationship held between the environment and humans is sacred and ever-changing. Both the Native Americans and the English settlers used the land to their advantage, but they had different goals in mind. The English Settlers were more interested in creating civilizations and killing animals so they could make a profit. Native Americans were more interested in using the land and the animals that they killed in an efficient manner. Native Americans were natural born warriors, they were not schooled and they suffered from a lack of farming abilities, but their capability to adapt to their surroundings was unmatched and gave them a greater appreciation for the land they lived on....   [tags: Environment, Humans, Environmentalism, Native Amer]

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Early Humans and the Environment

- Early Humans and the Environment Early humans were quite different from modern humans. Modern humans have many technologies and advances that we take for granted. In my lifetime (1982 - present) I have seen the five and a half inch floppy yield to the dvd, cloning of sheep and other advances in the fields of math, science, and engineering. Humans and Pre-Humans have always been developing, either intentionally or unintentionally, technologies that were either necessary for the continuation of life, or for the improved quality of life, thus changing the environment....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation]

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Analysis Of Humana Inc. An American For Profit Health Insurance Company

- Mississippi is the 32nd most populous state with a population of 3 million people. However, only one in five residents has health insurance. With a large number of uninsured, only a fraction of people had signed up for coverage. Insured companies ignored more than 32 counties in dire need of insurance coverage. Humana Inc. an American for-profit health insurance company and ranked 73 on the Fortune 500 list saw an opportunity to reach out to the uninsured in Mississippi. Humana then launched “Covering Mississippi” an outreach campaign to provide assistance and coverage to the uninsured....   [tags: Health care, Health insurance, Health economics]

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How Do Sarafina ! And Amandla !

- How do Sarafina. And Amandla. Portray Africans as having subjectivity that you did not see in most previous film portrayals of Africans. In other words, in what ways do these films help viewers see Africans as actual human beings. Refer to three or more of the assigned reading to support your assertions. Subjectivity is the ability to voice your opinion without being influenced by external sources. Unlike past films we have watched, in Sarafina. and Amandla!, the directors portray Africans as human beings who crave to have their voice heard in hopes to gain the freedom their government denies them....   [tags: Human, Africa, Emotion, Humans]

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Sistema visual Humano: La percepción de colores y el modelo RGB

- ... El ojo es una de las estructuras más complejas del cuerpo y es el encargado de adaptarse a los cambios de luz, percibir los colores, enfoque de imágenes y enviar los impulsos nerviosos al cerebro. La visión del ser humano es binocular donde estructuras como el cristalino y la córnea se encargan del enfoque de imágenes permitiendo una visión clara. Una visión normal de los colores se conoce como visión fotópica. En interior del ojo existe la retina que contiene un conjunto de células denominadas bastones y conos que se encargan de transformar la luz en impulsos eléctricos....   [tags: ojo, bastones]

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Semejante a la Noche, una history escrita por Alejo Carpentier

- En la breve historia Semejante a la noche, escrito por Alejo Carpentier en el año 1952, pasa veinticuatro horas en la vida de un joven soldado, a la vez que cuenta la esencia del ser humano tras tres mil años. Carpentier divide el relato entre cuatro secciones marcadas por números romanos a través de las cuales salta entre seis distintas épocas de guerra. Superficialmente es un relato sencillo de un joven soldado preparándose para embarcar en una gran expedición guerrera naval. Detrás de esta fachada, la narración del cuento es mucho más detallado y complejo....   [tags: esencia del ser humano]

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China 's Society And Government

- China is a mystical land fills with its own tradition and cultures that stood in the test of time for more than 3 millennium and it’s have some the most richest period of history in our human existence. During those periods of history, as it ruled by different Dynasties or Noble Houses that create some small significance overtime and eventually change China into an empire that currently is still dominant forces in our world today. One of the most important ideas that shape China’s society and government is through the teaching of Confucius, the teacher of human behavior and the moral and philosophical code of ethics....   [tags: Human, Confucius, Humans, Virtue]

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Who Is The Best Way For Our Lives?

- The book reveal that when you have faith in something and you exercising the faith anything can be possible. Having faith is a unique feeling that not everyone has experienced. There are many ways to be connected with god and one is to embrace our differences that we have with our humans being. As we get spiritually engaging with god and with our self being, we change the way we act and think about our actions and admit our sins. Making our beliefs be the most sacred is the best way for us to get closer to God....   [tags: Human, Religion, Humans, Thought]

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Robots And Humans : Robots Or Humans?

- Robots or Humans. A robots replacing humans. Robots are already in our life, a computer is a stationary robot, phones and many more can be considered robots. However, I think that robots can never replace humans because unlike humans robots can only follow the commands that they are programmed. A robot can be consider a partial human or rather a human that lives on the past. They cannot adopt to new conditions and that’s what makes them far away from humanity. What makes a robot similar to humans is the fact that it is made by humans....   [tags: Morality, Human, Wealth, Meaning of life]

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Human Evolution Of Humans And Humans

- Are we still evolving. How do humans and apes share a common ancestor. Modern human species or Homo sapiens have shown great similarities in the physical and genetic makeup to another group primates species, the apes. Both organisms share a common ancestor dating back eight to six million years ago. Evolution means change over time. Human evolution is the process by which humans have emerged from apelike ancestors. Through sequences of mutations, genetic drift, migration, and natural selection and technology we are able to observe the amazing amount of similarities and diversity of humans to other living organisms....   [tags: Human evolution, Human, Homo erectus, Primate]

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Human Connections through Material Goods

- Shoes are a necessity we as humans use daily. In our lives as human beings, one characteristic that seems to separate us from other animals is our reliance on shoes. We go out of our ways to buy shoes whether it is comfortable or not. Although shoes may come in different shapes, sizes, materials, and colors, the purpose of shoes is to help us get to where we need to go and to protect our feet. The history of shoes dates far back, however, no really knows when the first pair of shoes was created....   [tags: humanr reliance on shoes]

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Climate Change : Humans And Humans

- Climate change; it is real and is caused by humans and humans only. What is climate change you might ask. Its literal to its name itself it’s the change in climate based on the average global climate increasing caused by greenhouse gasses and carbon monoxide trapping and surrounding in earth’s atmosphere. Which leads to heavy rainfall and heat waves. Earth has its cooling and heating periods. But scientist fear that the heating periods are happening faster than usual to because of the manmade emissions....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Oxygen, Sea level]

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The Between Humans And Humans

- To define humanity would be to define and explain years upon years of adaptation and evolving. Humans differ from every specie, but they are considered most similar to chimpanzees, even then humans are dramatically different. From the way the Homo sapiens walk and talk to the way their brain works, they differ from others and dramatically so. Their emotions, dependence on each other, and aspiration to be content are unique characteristics of humans. From birth to death the human body is filled with emotions and feels all things....   [tags: Human, Chimpanzee, Hominidae, Species]

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Neanderthals : Humans And Humans

- Decoding Neanderthals Neanderthals are an important element in the humans ' origin. According to the movie Decoding Neanderthals by PBS Nova, Neanderthals lived during the Ice Age in Europe, and their life was harsh and short. Scientists believe that Neanderthals lived during 300,000 years, but they started to disappear around 40,000 years ago when a new human species appeared. Some of the characters of the movie Decoding Neanderthals consider Neanderthals like moronic individuals. However, are all modern humans bright or intelligent....   [tags: Neanderthal, Human, Human evolution, Pleistocene]

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China 's Society And Government

- China is a mystical land fills with it own tradition and cultures that stood in the test of time for more than 3 millennium and it have some the most richest period of history in our human existence. During those period of history, as it ruled by different Dynasties or Noble Houses that create some small significance overtime and eventually change China into an empire that currently is still dominant forces in our world today. One of the most important ideas that shape China’s society and government is through the teaching of Confucius, the teacher of human behavior and the moral and philosophical code of ethics....   [tags: Human, Humans, Confucius, Virtue]

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What Makes Us Human?

- What makes us human. What is it that we are made up of. I know a human has a body made up of two legs, two arms, two eyes, a nose, a mouth, and two ears, but that is not what makes us human. Human beings are made up of feelings, the ability to think, communication, and many other elements. Feelings show the way we feel between each other and is the reason for our survival. The ability to think is so important because just because we can think doesn’t always mean we do think. Communication is essential to human society....   [tags: Thought, Human, Communication, Humans]

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Friedrich Nietzsche's Ecce Homo: Defining Humans

- A Portrait Of Friedrich Nietzsche Should human beings be defined simply by their genetics or heritage. This is a question that pains many philosophers including Friedrich Nietzsche, who is the author of Ecce Homo. In his book Nietzsche goes through implicate measures to emphasize that human beings cannot merely be defined by their genetics or national origin. According to Nietzsche, it is how we live that characterizes us. In fact, there is a specific issue in his book that thoroughly discuss an issue that affect the way in which we live our lives as well as who we are....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Case Of ' Stonehearst Asylum ' By Silas Lamb

- As humans, our fears always find a way to haunt us, no matter how hard we run or hide from them. In “Stonehearst Asylum”, Silas Lamb, an asylum superintendent, finds himself in this situation when an asylum doctor by the name of Dr. Edward Newgate travels to his asylum to take up residency. Dr. Newgate eventually discovers that Lamb and his staff members are actually asylum patients when he stumbles upon the previous staff in a locked dungeon. Eliza Graves, his lover and ally, instructs him to leave the asylum before it’s too late, but he refuses to do so....   [tags: Human, Psychology, Human nature, Humans]

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Never Let Me Go By Kazuo Ishiguro

- The most important question that must be addressed in Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never let me go is Whether or not Kathy H. And her fellow clones are human. The three friends are part of the “donation program” that is common practice in their society. They were clones and were created for the sole purpose of eventually donating their organs to non-clones to allow for the latter’s continued existence. In this novel, it is evident that Kathy H., Ruth, Tommy, and all the other cloned beings are not considered human by the society that they inhabit, namely, England of the late 20th and early 21st century....   [tags: Human, Humans, Grammatical person, Cell]

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I Attended The Beringia And The Global Dispersal Of Modern Humana Lecture That John F. Hoffecker

- I attended the Beringia and the Global Dispersal of Modern Humana lecture that John F. Hoffecker gave on Tuesday April 19th. I chose this lecture to do this assignment on since I already had some background knowledge on the topic from my current anthropology class I am taking. We have been talking about hominins and human dispersal from other countries as our topic in class the last few weeks. This topic also seemed the most interesting out of the ones I was able to attend. John gained mine and the audiences attention by being very descriptive on the information he was giving us about how much of the land he had studied or is studying is underwater now....   [tags: Human, Pleistocene, Africa, Audience]

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