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The Myth and the Limit

- Rolling a boulder up a hill and watching it roll back down again. Quite a gruesome fate, is it not. It is what Sisyphus got for deceiving the gods. In some versions of the myth, he was the founder and king of Corinth, in others, he was a knave – the most cunning one (he could also have been both, it is no secret that political power and banditry are not incompatible). Fighting for his life and freedom, he angered the gods and ended up in Tartarus, condemned to accomplish the meaningless task he is famous for; thus, for eternity....   [tags: freedom, anarchy, Albert Camus, punk movement]

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A Short Note On The And Liquid Limit

- LL=Liquid limit PL=Plastic limit PI=Plasticity index %S=Percentage of ground granular blast furnace slag %FA=Percentages of fly ash M=Molar concentration A/B=Alkali to binder ratio Na/Al=Ratio of Na to Al Si/Al=Ratio of Si to Al MGGP parameters which develop the models are demonstrated in Table 1. The parameters are selected according to suggested values [2, 4] and trial and error in order to reach a balance between running time and the complexity of the solutions. MGGP model are developed by computer software, GPTIPS [11]....   [tags: Regression analysis, Linear regression]

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Summary Of ' Sky 's The Limit '

- “Sky’s the limit” he always says. This is by far my Uncle Richie’s favorite sayings and motto’s. My uncle is a very determined man, with many goals and aspirations. He is the type of guy that will do whatever is necessary to provide for his family and friends (a rare find these days). The job type never mattered to him if he had to shovel for days on end, he would. The nor’easter storms were no match for him, he suited up - packed a few peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and off he went. He was a very strong man in our eyes which is probably the reason he decided to join the military....   [tags: United States, Military, Islamic terrorism]

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The Limit Of Our Moral Duty

- The limit of our Moral Duty in regards to Famine Relief In the article “Famine, Affluence, and Morality,” Peter Singer argues that our conceptions on moral belief need to change. Specifically, He argues that giving to famine relief is not optional but a moral duty and failing to contribute money is immoral. As Singer puts it, “The way people in affluent countries react ... cannot be justified; indeed the whole way we look at moral issues-our moral conceptual scheme-needs to be altered and with it, the way of life that has come to be taken for granted in our society”(135)....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Moral, Religion]

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Be Careful Of The Speed Limit

- Be Careful of the Speed Limit On the road we have a speed limit, but in life, we unfortunately do not. In high schools everywhere, students are stretching themselves thin in an attempt to meet the high expectations of their communities. In Concord-Carlisle, people are expected to do everything and anything they can to build their resumes and fill their time. Teachers, like students, have a time consuming job. In addition to teaching and grading and taking care of their students, they have lives of their own to tend to....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher, Secondary school]

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Integra LifeSciences – Limit Uncertainty

- ... Spine & Other 41,067 43,548 -6% International* 50,977 45,799 11% Total Revenue $215,059 $196,652 9% Impact of changes in currency exchange rates $150 $— Less contribution of revenues from DuraSeal acquisition -14,220 — Less contribution of revenues from discontinued products -2,262 -3,843 -41% Total adjusted revenues $198,727 $192,809 3% Integra’s Exchange Rate Challenges Approximately 25% of Integra’s revenue is driven by business outside the U.S. Integra’s international sales are subject to currency fluctuations....   [tags: multinational corporation, medical services]

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The Minimum Limit Drinking Age

- Today, teenagers grow up in a world that glamorizes underage drinking. We see it in television advertisements, movies, magazines, snapchat stories, you name it, and we have probably seen it. In the United States the minimum limit drinking age (MLDA) is 21, but in many other countries such as Canada and almost everywhere in Europe, their MLDA is 18 or 19. Many criticize the United States, having one of the highest MLDAs, due to the fact that teenagers haven’t had the opportunity to learn how to drink safely and responsibly....   [tags: Alcoholism, Drinking culture, Alcohol abuse]

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Does School Limit Creativity?

- Does School limit Creativity. Remember how we use to have imaginary friends and we could be anyone. That stick looked just like a stick to an adult, but to us it looked like a gun or sword. Now a stick is just a stick and we are who we are. Its funny how our imagination starts to change as we grow up. We were raised to think “sky 's the limit.” Then reality sets in and we learn that limits are closer than the sky. In kindergarten, we make things with macaroni or finger paint. By 5th grade we are listening to the teacher telling us about how we need to sit still, keep our eyes on the board and try to stay awake....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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Ethical Judgements Limit Knowledge

- Ethical judgements limit the methods available in the production of knowledge in both, the arts and the natural sciences. The aforementioned question incorporates a clear sense of direction and purpose, laying out the fundamentals of the Theory Of Knowledge by visibly stating the Areas of Knowledge that are supposed to be further delved into; in this case ethics, arts and natural sciences. The topic aims to denote that ethics are directly correlated to arts and natural sciences, the three being interdependent on each other and influencing one another in some way or the other....   [tags: Theory of Knowledge]

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Factors that Limit Warfare

- Limited warfare is defined as “armed conflict short of general war, exclusive of incidents, involving the overt engagement of the military forces of two or more nations.” But why would one nation want to enter into a limited engagement and not totally eliminate the nation they perceive as a threat to their national interests. The most important factors leading to a limited war is the state or nations economic restrictions, manpower restrictions, and political objectives. How much can a nation afford to spend in resources and capital to develop and sustain their army....   [tags: Political Science]

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Reversing The Speed Limit Raise in Forestville

- The argument that Forestville should reverse a decision it made six months ago to raise its speed limit by 10MPH due to a 15% rise in accidents because accidents in Elmsford, a neighboring region, declined slightly, is inconclusive. A base line study of traffic pattern disruptions and speed variances in Forestville and Elmsford comparing demographic data, location, rate, and type of accidents for more than six months might determine significant risk factors. Federal studies suggest that accidents rise if speed limits are raised on highways by as much as 5% for each 4 MPH but on moderate speed limit roads, no such relationship exists....   [tags: City Government]

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The Reason to Increase the Age Limit of Smoking

- Cigarette contains different poisonous ingredients, and nicotine is the one that creates addiction and leads to different diseases. Smoking cigarette is one of the worst problems our world is facing and the main reason for this term to be stressful is its consequence. Cigarette can cause different diseases that can directly or indirectly lead to death; “tobacco use is responsible for nearly 1 in 5 deaths in the united states” (cigarette smoking). Most of the time this consequence highly exists on young smokers or victims can be affected by the consequence because they started smoking young....   [tags: deaths, age, responsible, smoking]

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Reduce the National Speed Limit to 55

- The world oil reserves are rapidly diminishing and are only expected to be sufficient to meet world demand for the nest 25 years, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In 2010 the United States consumption rate of petroleum was 19.15 million barrels per day, accounting for 22% of the world's petroleum usage. Climate change and health related problems caused by CO2 emissions can be greatly curtailed by a change in our transportation habits. With the world's resources being rapidly depleted by over consumption; is it a depleted world our children will become heir to....   [tags: Lowering Oil Consumption]

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Ethical Judgments Limit the Pursuit of Knowledge

- “The end justifies the means” is the famous quote of Machiavelli (Viroli, 1998) which puts the emphasis of morality on the finale results rather than the actions undertaken to achieve them. Is this claim true in the field of the natural sciences. Whether atomic bombings, as a mean used to end World War II, justifies the death of civilians in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. What is moral limitation in the acquisition of knowledge in the natural sciences. How is art constrained by moral judgment. Is it applicable to various works of art....   [tags: Ethics vs Knowledge]

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America Needs a Aational Speed Limit

- With the introduction of the automobile in the early 1900s, laws have been instituted to protect drivers on the road. With these laws come lawbreakers who put their agenda in front of the well being of others. Tens of thousands of lives have been lost, billions of dollars have been spent, and pollution has grown exponentially because of drivers travelling at high speeds on roads (Hartman). To conserve fuel and save lives, the fifty-five (55) miles per hour national speed limit should be restored....   [tags: Argumentative]

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Should We Limit Freedom Of Speech?

- “Freedom of speech is a natural born human right. Every free citizen has this right to say and express their own opinion without fear of punishment from a higher authority” says James Price, local greenwood resident, after being asked what he thought the state of Freedom of Speech should be.(Price). However, some would argue that some individuals have over stepped the bound of freedom of speech. Some have taken their given right to speak their minds to the extreme by preaching hate and violent actions....   [tags: Human rights]

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The Nation´s Debt Limit Debate

- When we talk about a debt limit, most people think of their credit card limit. The limit is set so you cannot overspend. It is the opposite when referring to the nation's debt limit, it is suppose to allow more borrowing power to the government (Przybyla). Currently, the nation's debt is "$16.7 trillion" (Przybyla). The recent government shutdown was because Republicans did not want to increase the debt ceiling (Przybyla). The fear of our country being downgraded for not paying our debts was a huge concern and both parties were urged to come to an agreement (Przybyla)....   [tags: borrowing, power, government, parties, budget]

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Know Your Limit When Drinking

- Know Your Limit When Drinking Watch how many drinks you have because if you don 't limit yourself,you can end up with alcohol poisoning. I was young and reckless. I, guess, you could call me a wild child. It all started with me going to parties constantly and getting bottles everyday. How else would you celebrate life. Eventually, my tolerance got so high that it took me a lot just to feel a really good buzz. I would actually end up drinking way more,and I never withdraw from it so i never saw a problem....   [tags: Friendship, Debut albums, Bottle, British novels]

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The Age Limit Right Now For The United States

- People every day die from accidents involved with alcohol. These accidents should not happen and they do not need to happen. The age limit right now for the United States is 21 years old. The Law for the age limit for being able to drink should be changed to a higher age of 25. This would reduce the accidents because people make smarter choices as you grow older. Billy just turned 21. For his birthday party he wanted to go out to a bar and get a drink for the first time. When he got there with his friends, they had a lot of fun, but Billy had too much to drink and got drunk....   [tags: Drinking culture, Alcohol law, Alcoholic beverage]

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Pushing Kids to the Limit

- Pushing Kids to the Limit Children today seem to be involved in many activities outside of school. A number of children may play soccer, swim, play an instrument, and help out around the house while at the same time trying to succeed academically. In many cases, the vast number of sports played by these children is due to the parent’s encouragement, or enforcement. Some parents may enforce after school activities in order to keep their children away from the “evils of society”: drugs, alcohol, and simply loitering and causing trouble....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Why School Should Not Limit Students Online Speech

- --------------Hook-------------The problem is that cyberbullying is an act that must be stopped, but putting limits on students ' online speech is unnecessary. If you are not familiar with the word Cyberbullying, it is a is when an individual is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another individual using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies.But yet again I bring the point that schools should not limit the amount of students online speech....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Teacher, Education]

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Socioeconomic Status can Limit Access to Healthcare

- Socioeconomic status can limit access to healthcare in many ways. Several Americans do not have the means to receive healthcare although it’s readily available to the entire population. A person’s social status, urban community and financial background can all have an impact as to how access to healthcare is achieved. While there are many factors that limit access to healthcare, I discuss how these particular factors play a role with accessing healthcare services. Why do low income individuals tend to have high risk factors that result in poor health outcomes....   [tags: education, income and occupation]

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Parents Must Limit the Amount of Television their Children View

- Excessive television watching by children severely compromises a child’s physical and emotional condition. Yet, few parent understand the important relationship between TV viewing and their child’s health. The inactivity associated with too much TV along with a child’s vulnerability to the messages of mass marketing lead to numerous physical problems such as obesity, a poor diet and the loss of manual dexterity. Heavy TV viewing is also associated with the poor development of certain parts of the brain which lead to academic difficulty and behavioral disorders....   [tags: Child Development ]

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The Sky is the Limit: A Personal Life Reflection Essay

- Relaxing on the beach, smelling the cool fresh air with its morning dew so light, I can feel it settling on my skin. The smell of salt is filling my nostrils and I hear the sound of waves crashing. The sky is a mild ashy gray, but the stars aren’t visible because they have descended to a place far beyond my reach. In amazement, I saw out the corner of my eye a falling star that I didn’t see before. I close my eyes and make a wish, praying to my heavenly father that one day it shall all come true....   [tags: Teenager, Bullying, Perseverance]

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The Law Should Not Limit The Person 's Liberty

- The restraint of trade implies that ‘’a man contracts to give up some freedom which otherwise he would have had’’. The autonomy of an individual is crucial in creating and maintaining contractual relationships. The law should not limit the person’s liberty to exercise their profession or skill. On the other hand, free flow of labour and resources is essential for a market economy to be functioning. Both principles are benefiting the community and the effort to reconcile these two conflicting principles by the courts should be appreciated....   [tags: Contract, Contract law, Capitalism]

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How The Agents Of Socialization Limit Our Choices

- Introductory Paragraph This essay will do the following; demonstrate how the agents of socialization limit our choices, how watching television impacts our society and the mean world syndrome. Limits on Our Choices We are always making decisions and choices. We make decisions that impact our lives in immense ways like, where we go to school, what we choose as our careers and who we choose to spend the rest of our lives with. It may be a surprise to be some, but when it comes to choices, the world is not always our oyster....   [tags: Sociology, Crime, Criminology, Socialization]

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The US Federal Government and the History of National Debt Spending

- The United States debt limit, or debt ceiling, is the permissibly agreed amount of debt the U.S. Treasury can issue, either by borrowing from the public or issuing an intra-governmental receipt to special accounts, such as the Social Security or Medicare trust funds. A government shutdown usually occurs when Congress fails to enact an annual federal budget within the timeframe established by law or when appropriations authorization expires: unless there is a law saying that money may be spent on a project, money may not be spent on that project (Andrew 2013)....   [tags: debit, limit, budget]

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Driving Speed And The Risk Of Road Crashes

- Driving Over The Speed Limit Speeding has been a serious problem that drivers face on the roads every day. Most of the drivers recognize the risks of driving and they know what could happen by going over the speed limit. In the article “Driving speed and the risk of road crashes” , in this article the authors show the risks of going over the speed “They concluded from this function that a 1% increase in free speed is related to an increase of 7.8% in crash liability.” (Aarts, and Van Schagen 217), it is clear how risky is driving over the speed that one percent can relate to 7.8 % in crash liability....   [tags: Risk, Investment, Speed limit]

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No Limit Was One Of The Most Lucrative Record Labels Of All Time

- No Limit was one of the most lucrative record labels of all time. With a “ten thousand dollar inheritance from his grandfather” (Shaw) Master P was able to start a $56 million business of a strong record label that intertwined southern hip hop with a gangster rap style from the West Coast who flooded the rap industry with “two albums every month” (Shaw) by 1998. In 1998, Snoop Dogg had released his first solo album with the label after breaking away from the West Coast label Death Row. It was not the norm back then for an artist from another region to be part of a label with a rap music style not familiar to their neighborhood, but Snoop Dogg arguably broke down that barrier....   [tags: Music industry, Record label, Warner Music Group]

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The, Not The Screen Time By Dana Boyd And Don 't Limit Your Phone

- “Get off your phone.” “I’m taking that laptop away.” Many children have dealt with their parents barging into their rooms and telling them to get off their electronics. Parents believe it is not healthy and therefore should be restricted. The two articles, “Blame Society, Not the Screen Time” by Dana Boyd and “Don’t Limit Your Teen’s Screen Time” by Chris Bergman, both talk about how parents should not limit their kid’s screen time. Both authors are writing to parents of children who they think spend way too much time on their electronics....   [tags: Rhetoric, Audience, Audience theory]

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Federal And State Measures Limit Ownership Of Guns, Ban Assault Weapons

- Other Areas: The League supports federal and state measures to limit ownership of guns, ban assault weapons, offer funding for research to find the best way to prevent gun violence. To discuss about possible middle grounds, the League organizes rallies, public events, and meetings with lawmakers (League of Women Voters, 2015). Also, The League takes initiatives to fix, fiscal policy as necessary to support policies that matters in our society. For example, it urged the public to oppose legislation for fiscal year 2016 budget, which undermines the EPA’s Clean Water Rule (League of Women Voters, 2015)....   [tags: Democracy, Elections, Election, Voting]

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Raising The Juvenile Age Limit When Working With Potential Offenders

- The article is an interesting source as it looks at the precise correlation that is present and associated with raising the juvenile age limit when working with potential offenders. This is an important process to recognize as well as deal with as the reality is that the system in many ways offers unique benefits, that can be more adaptive than traditional prison system. The reality is that this correlation is something that must be understood, as the benefits of adaptability as well as preventative crime measures, have immense implications associated with the reduction of crime on many levels....   [tags: Crime, Criminal justice, Prison, Criminology]

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Did President Hoover Limit the First Amendment Rights of the Bonus Army?

- PROMPT: “Was President Herbert Hoover justified in limiting the 1st amendment rights of the Bonus Army?” --------------------- The question “Was President Herbert Hoover justified in limiting the 1st amendment rights of the Bonus Army?” is somewhat fallacious in that it attempts to enforce a viewpoint that Hoover did indeed limit the 1st amendment rights of the Bonus Army. The 1st amendment specifically guarantees “the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” It does not provide for violent protest, nor does it prevent the government from relocating people from public property....   [tags: constitution, american presidents]

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An Individual 's Interaction With Others And The World Around Them Can Enrich Or Limit Their

- ‘An individual’s interaction with others and the world around them can enrich or limit their experience of belonging.’ Discuss this view with detailed reference to your prescribed text and ONE other related text of your own choosing. As people fill their life with experiences the way they are perceived is altered and as a result they will find these past experiences to either assist or deter them from belonging. Belonging is the act of acceptance as a result of a positive relationship with past experiences and geographical contexts....   [tags: Indigenous Australians, Australia]

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Should the U.S. Government Limit Tuition Increases at Colleges and Universities?

- Should the U.S. government limit tuition increases at colleges and universities. Marleen Clapp, a doctorate holder in higher education administration from Boston believes “In many aspects, a four-year college degree has essentially replaced the high school diploma as the necessary preparation for a career in the modern information economy. Higher-order skills, including critical- and creative-thinking abilities, are often required to compete globally” (Driscoll, Clapp). In this day in age, a high school diploma can only get an individual so far....   [tags: political science, college degrees]

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School Dress Code Not Only Limit Students Freedom Of Expression

- Learning in a Sexist and Antireligion Setting School dress codes not only limit students freedom of expression but condemns girl’s bodies as well as ‘’feminine’’ tendencies on boys. A school dress code is a series of rules that school boards create intending to restraint the way students dress. This policy was originally created to make schools a safe learning environment; however, this policy has caused many complications in schools around the world because student’s rights are being taken away....   [tags: Gender, Education, Discrimination, Dress code]

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It’s Time to Limit Restrict Hate Speech

- It’s Time to Limit Restrict Hate Speech Free speech is the backbone that holds democracy together.  Without a free speech, ideas would not be challenged, governments would not be kept in check, and citizens would not be free.  John Stuart Mill said once that, “If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person then he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.”( Roleff, 21)....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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How Speed Cameras Be A Common Occurrence Nowadays?

- Speed cameras seem to be a common occurrence nowadays. On your way to work, school, or just out and about, you’re sure to see a “Photo Enforced” sign somewhere along the way. These things seem to be everywhere, but are they effective in what they’re put in place to accomplish. What are they there to accomplish, one may ask. Some say to make roadways safer by curbing speeders with moderate fines while others think it’s purely a revenue generator for the local and state governments. A fine of $100 or less isn’t going to keep a driver from speeding, at some point or another they will speed therefore deeming the cameras useless....   [tags: Speed limit, Miles per hour, Speed]

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Why Law Enforcement Should Spend More Time Ticketing Drivers

- There is one practice that really irritates me during my morning commute to work in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, are the drivers who are in the “fast lane” without keeping pace with the other cars sharing the lane, and who are also failing to yield to a faster driver and allowing them to pass. The passing lane is commonly referred to as a "fast lane" because it is often used for extended periods of time for through traffic or faster traffic. In theory, a passing lane should only be used for passing, thus allowing, drivers to travel at their own pace....   [tags: Road, Traffic, Miles per hour, Speed limit]

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The Problem Of Reckless Drivers

- Reckless Drivers How would you feel if you lost someone close to you due to a speeding driver. Now what if that driver never got caught and he may still be out there hurting other families. People are not following the law and it’s causing families to be hurt and broken apart. It’s not that we don’t have the laws in place or that we are not enforcing them, it’s that people refuse to follow the law. The only solution is to make them follow the law. I have several proposals to solve this problem each of which is reasonable and effective....   [tags: Speed limit, Miles per hour, Tram accident]

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How Does the UN Charter Try to Limit the Incidence and the Severity of Wars? Does It Work?

- During World War I and World War II countries lost enough human and economical resources that they decided to establish principles embodied in the form of the United Nations to “practice tolerance and live together in peace with one another as good neighbours, and to unite our strength to maintain international peace and security, and to ensure, by the acceptance of principles and the institution of methods, that armed force shall not be used, save in the common interest, and...” According to the Charter of the United Nations, maintaining international peace and security is the main purpose of the United Nations....   [tags: International Government ]

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The Public Policy Problem Is The Federal Government Limit The Amount Of Appropriations For The National Health Service Corps

- The public policy problem is that section 5207 of PL 111-148 limits the amount of appropriations for the National Health Service Corps Scholarship (NHSC’s) program and National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program. The public policy question is should the federal government limit the amount of appropriations for the National Health Service Corps Scholarship program and National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program. The public policy problem is to amend section 5207 of PL 111-148. Section 5207 would include development and implementation of an aggressive education support system for APRN’s in the NHSC without limitations to incentivize nurses to complete APRN education....   [tags: Health care, Public health, Health care provider]

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Analysis Of The New Iphone 7, By Danah Boyd And Don 't Limit Your Teen 's Screen Time

- Too Much. With the announcement of the new iPhone 7, and the continued release of new features and accessories, technological involvement in everyday lives is only increasing, and parents are still stuck in the past with their technological restrictions. In the news articles Blame Society, Not the Screen Time by Danah Boyd and Don’t Limit Your Teen’s Screen Time by Chris Bergman, both authors express their thoughts on this generation’s teenager’s use of technology and why guardians should allow their kids to utilize the internet....   [tags: Rhetoric, Appeal, Audience theory, Logos]

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The Sky is the Limit For Wind Power

- Owen Paterson said “The relationship between renewable energy sources and the communities we expect to host them must be appropriate and sustainable and, above all, acceptable to local people.” For that reason, environmentalists have long assumed that wind power is a much more efficient and sustainable way to generate electricity. However, non-supporters of wind power state otherwise because there are a few negative outcomes to using wind power. Ultimately, when it came to the nature of wind power the basic assumption was that it is beneficial to the environment and communities....   [tags: Renewable Energy Sources, Wind Power]

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Banning Smoking in Public Places and Raising the Age Limit to 18

- Banning Smoking in Public Places and Raising the Age Limit to 18 Ladies and gentlemen we are here today to discuss the issue of banning smoking in all public places and raising the age limit to 18. Broadly speaking, people begin to smoke to try and enhance their social life, yet, ironically, your social life is destroyed, or rather, gone in the opposite direction than anticipated. And you pay money for this!. Now I am in favour of this suggestion, infact if I had it my way smoking would be banned all together, however too much chaos and havoc would be caused in the world as we know it....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Example Essays]

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What is the Limit between Collecting and Hoarding?

- Imagine that you are going to go over to your friend’s house to have dinner for the first time. You pull into their white picket fence lined driveway and realize their white house looks nice with their blue shutters and their bright red front door. As you smell their fresh flowers outside, you can only imagine how lovely the inside of their house looks like. You walk into the front door and are immediately greeted by a wall covered in antique doilies. You think that it’s odd but still continue to walk into their living, which is also covered in doilies....   [tags: psychological issues and behavior]

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Singing Stars That Have Pushed the Limit

- Through the duration of people’s lives people think they have a good idea of what one would consider acceptable in society and what is “too far”. Through the ages, people have tested and pushed what is acceptable to its limits. Giving the people someone to judge and hate upon because they are do and act way different than anyone they are used to. Some people have done this throughout the years and you may not even know it. To name a few Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, and Lady Gaga....   [tags: Elvis Presley, Rock'n'Roll]

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Glengarry Glen Ross: Pushed to the Limit

- In David Mamet’s play, “Glengarry Glen Ross”, a group of sales representatives, Shelly Levene, Richard Roma, Dave Moss, and George Aaronow, are placed into a competition that sets all of them against each other. Their bosses challenge the four men to compete in a sales competition where the winner with the most sales will receive a brand new Cadillac and the two people with the least sales will lose their job. With the ultimatum of losing their job, the men struggle to out due each other in hopes that they will be the victor....   [tags: David Mamet, play analysis]

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Does Censorship Limit One's Freedom?

- Many say that censorship limits what people can do, but others think differently. Censorship in the United States limits the freedom of what some can do and does not allow teens to read about important situations that could happen in life, listen to positive or negative music, and watch certain shows for them to experience. Many people think that censorship is not necessary and that what is produced to the public, the parents should be alright with it. Books teach people everything they need to know about a certain subject, historical event, or how to deal with certain situations in life....   [tags: music, television, influence]

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It's Time to Limit Animal Rights

- Looking into the steady gaze of my pet cat, I could easily imagine that she's experiencing the feline equivalent of boredom. It might then seem difficult to understand how she could be bored, since she has few restrictions placed on her daily activities. She can't destroy household items or family members, she must always use the litter box when performing certain bodily functions, and she can't go prowling in a few areas of the house for sanitary reasons. Overall, it's a liberal kitty-contract....   [tags: Argumentative Essays]

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Grades Should Not Be a Limit for Playing on a Sports Team in School

- Do we want the people who spend all their time studying to play for our teams. Students who are good in sports shouldn’t be held back from playing in games because of their grades. First, every person is born with different skills. Some people are amazing in school subjects, but others excel in sports. Second, sports teach many very useful skills. Students learn how work with a team. Third, students don’t learn when they are not allowed to play because of their grades. Athletic students with bad grades tend to cheat just to get good grades....   [tags: diversity in skills and talents]

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Ethical Judgments Limit the Methods Available in the Production of Knowledge

- Knowledge is defined as the “information, understanding, or skill that you get from experience or education” (“Knowledge”). The methods of production of knowledge in the areas of arts and natural sciences are similar in some views, and different in others. Artists produce knowledge through their use of emotion and perception, while scientists and researchers produce knowledge through reason. Ethical judgment limits these methods available to both artists and scientists. In the production of knowledge in arts, there are highly controversial methods used mainly because art can firstly be done through mimicking....   [tags: knowledge, arts, natural science]

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A Close Look at Racism and Discrimination

- “Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stomped out.” These wise words were spoken by Pierre Berton, an author of non-fiction novels. In our society, racism is everywhere, and has been in our past as well. Racism is ruining our world, and it is becoming tolerated. It is a threat to our society by affecting not only one person, but all those who are involved, whether it’s the bystander, the victim or the one who was being racist....   [tags: ignorance and a limit to freedom]

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Turning to Environmentally Friendly Products to Limit Toxins in the Spokane River

- Survey Information PCBs are contributors to the impurity of water in the environment, which is why we believe the Task Force should urge the public to use alternative, environment friendly products. Since bleached paper and dyed papers contain high levels of PCBs or chemicals related to the inadvertent production of PCBs, these types of products should be avoided as much as possible(Christie 31). The yellow legal pad is a specific example of a pigmented paper that is quite detrimental to the environment....   [tags: actions to save the environment]

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The 's Model Of Moral Development : Use Table 7.4 As A Guide

- Question 3: To the best of your ability, indicate how the following ethical dilemmas might be resolved based on each stage of Kohlberg’s model of moral development: use Table 7.4 as a guide. Speeding versus not speeding: Stage 1: The fear of receiving a ticket for speeding could be enough to prevent an individual from committing the traffic violation. Stage 2: Trying to satisfy personal desire maybe enough motivation to commit the offense of speeding. The fear of receiving a speeding ticket alone would probably not be enough to deter committing the offense....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Motivation, Speed limit]

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Some Words in the English Language Should Be Given Strict Definitions and a Limit for Its Use

- Jesus Martinez Living in a world where the smallest misuse of words can lead to someone feeling offended; the use of certain words should be kept to a simple meaning. In the pieces the biggest arguments that were used was the fact that people disliked the use of certain words leading few of the writers to feel offended. By simplifying the meanings or limiting words to have a specific meaning, the English language would be more easily accepted by people from different aspects of the language. Sometimes confusion begins when the use of a common word is given a new definition....   [tags: synthesis essay, word misuse]

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The President Of The United States

- The promises and possibilities of reelection dictate the behavior of members of congress. Unlike the President of the United States, members of congress are not restrained by a term limit, and, consequently, spend their careers wooing their constituency in a constant effort towards reelection. As a result, David Mayhew in Congress: The Electoral Connection has labeled congressional members as single-minded seekers actors, meaning that legislators ultimate prize is reelection. Yet, a hypothetical congressional term limit would undoubtedly alter the behavior of congressional members....   [tags: United States Congress]

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Should the United States Lower the Drinking Age to 18?

- The legal age limit to drink in the U.S. is 21 years old currently. Even though the legal age limit is 21 to drink, there are many people who are abusing this law and drinking illegally. I believe that the legal age limit should be lowered to 18. In order for this to happen other U.S. citizens will have to vote to lower the age limit. I am interested in this because if it was lowered it would make it legal for my age group. Although there will possibly be more alcohol related incidents resulting in injury and possibly death....   [tags: death, injury, alcohol]

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Hunting At The Great Smoky Mountains

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

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R. vs Oakes Case and Reasonable Limits Clause

- The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is an important document that allows us to live our lives without arbitrary governmental control, although there may be certain times when rights should be limited. The R. v Oakes case is a perfect example of this situation coming into play. David Edwin Oakes was caught with an unlawful possession of hash oil and was automatically convicted of trafficking, under section 8 of the Narcotic Control Act. By looking at the Charter, it was clear that section 8 of the NCA violated his right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty, guaranteed in section 11.d....   [tags: Charter of Rights and Freedoms]

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Which Age Should be The Minimum Wage for Drinking

- Minimum Drinking Age The issue of which age should be the minimum drinking age has been one full of controversy. This is an issue that has been debated for a long time without people really coming to an agreement with regard to what age is to be considered as the minimum drinking age. As much as many are debating on the reasons as to why the minimum drinking age limit should not be lowered, the focus of this argumentative essay is to bring out the debate of why the minimum drinking age should be lowered (Wechsler& Toben, 2010)....   [tags: 21 years old or 18 years old]

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Correlations of Soil Properties with Index Properties

- ... Thus the shear strength measured at a water content equals to the liquid limit with 30o and 60o apex cones rounded up to one decimal places produces the same shear strength value of 1.7 kN/m2. Further investigation by Moon and White (1985) compared the LL test results of 30 samples performed with fall cone 30o apex angle, Casagrande 4-point and 1-point methods. This showed that the mean values of tests performed by Casagrande methods provided consistent means, whereas those performed by cone penetration underestimates these by about 6%....   [tags: soil design parameters]

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Underestimating Our Influence Over Others' Unethical Behavior and Decisions by Vanessa K. Bohns, Mahdi Roghanizad, and Amy Xu

- ... Jarrett decided to use words and the important numbers, which are easier for non-scientists to understand. Jarrett knows his audience and molds his blog to their needs and understandability. Aside with keeping your audience in mind, other important factors include word count. In the blog world, there is an unspoken rule of keeping the word count low when compared to newspaper articles that have extensive words. Many believe because of the low word count, blogs cannot successfully showcase their ideas....   [tags: article analysis, psychology]

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The Legal Age For Drinking Alcohol Should Stay The Same

- The Legal Age for Drinking Alcohol Should Stay the Same There has been debate on what age should people drink. Many think we should be able to drink at 18 or many people think we should be able to drink at the age 21 or older. Both cases makes some good points of why. There shouldn’t be any debate at all because bottom line the age limit on drinking is fine where it is for many reasons. First, the age limit to drink should stay the same has to do with the way the human body develops both mentally and physically....   [tags: Drinking culture, Legal drinking age, Adolescence]

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The Michigan No-Fault Insurance Program & Its Proposed Reform

- Introduction The purpose of this research is to identify the key issues with the current No-Fault automobile insurance system in Michigan and to discuss the three components of the proposed reform and their effect on the no-fault program. This system, which mandates unlimited lifetime coverage for all automobile accidents, is the most expensive in the United States. The three phases of the proposed reform are to set a limit to lifetime coverage, establish cost controls for medical expenses, and establish a state authority to combat insurance fraud....   [tags: Medical Fee Schedule, Fraud Rates]

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Legal systems: Duty of Care and Negligence

- Legal systems are critical to the functionality of any given society. In particular, issues of duty and responsibility are fundamental to address especially when one party causes harm or injury to another. In this respect, the concept of duty of care and its connection to negligence serve a key role in the society. Tort law provides for legal processes following acts of negligence that exhibit duty of care. The underlying liability in negligence, however, is limited because duty of care must be justified before the courts....   [tags: defendant, claimant]

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Drinking Alcohol Habits Among Adults

- Drinking alcohol habits among adults has been a part of life but for all young people, this could not be right. In my own experience and in the environment I grow up with, I don’t remember that there was a strict age limit for drinking. It’s the parent’s responsibility to guide their children and educate them about bad alcohol drinking habit, since more bad things happen after people getting drunk because of irresponsibility and negligence. It believes that responsibility goes with the age. It also believed that the older your age, the mature you get but in my own opinion it doesn’t apply to all people though....   [tags: Drinking culture, Alcoholism]

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Advertising Is A Powerful Influencer Of Public Opinion

- It’s no secret that advertising is a powerful influencer of public opinion. NPR has already projected that $4.4 billion will be spent on TV advertisements alone for the 2016 election campaign to try and win voters over for the respective Democratic and Republican candidates. There should be a strict limit on how much money is allowed to be spent on political campaign advertisements regardless of if the campaign is funded by grassroots organizations or by multi-million dollar corporations. The limit should be defined by the media, not the average, of the amounts spent on political campaign advertisements across the board....   [tags: Election, Elections, Democracy, Mass media]

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Identifying an optimum location for photo-radar on the Dawson College perimeter

- Identifying an optimum location for photo-radar on the Dawson College perimeter The main aim of this paper is to evaluate the suggestion to deploy a photo-radar unit on one of the two locations nearby the Dawson College. In order to perform this task both scholar literature evidence is addressed and empirical evaluation is conducted. The latter includes the field research which involves gathering various data about the vehicles that travel through the considered locations and statistical analysis of this data in order to determine in which of the two places the photo-radar should be deployed....   [tags: Driving Conditions, Speeding Enforcement]

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Life Insurance as a Financial Planning Tool

- Table of Contents. Answer 1. 2 1. Healthcare Plan 2 1.1 Flex Medical Plan. 2 1.1.1. Features/ Benefits of the Flex Medical Plan. 2 1.1.2 Schedule of Benefits. 3 1.2 Early Care critical Illness. 5 2. Individual Life Insurance 6 2.1 SmartLife Pro. 6 2.1.1 Benefits of SmartLife Pro. 6 2.2 Super Wealth Plan 7 Overall Benefits for this plan: 7 3. Investment Linked Plan 8 3.1 Zurich FlexiLife Plus. 8 3.1.1 Benefits of Zurich FlexiLife Plus 8 Answer 2 9 Accidental Death Benefit Rider. 9 Accelerated Death Benefit Rider. 10 Waiver of Premium Rider. 10 Guaranteed Insurability Benefit rider. 10 Answer 3 11 1. Life Insurance for the Young, Single and on their own! 11 2. Newly Married 12 3. Family 14 4....   [tags: Financial Planning Essays]

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President Obam The State Senate Floor Speech

- Who. President Barack Obama served in the Illinois State Senate. In the senate, he passed the first major ethics reform in 25 years, cut taxes for working families, and expanded health care for children and their parents. He was elected the 44th President of the United States of America on November 4, 2008. He was sworn in on January 20, 2009. After being re-elected in 2012, President Obama is currently serving his second and final term as President, which will end in January 2017. What is the Issue....   [tags: United States, Barack Obama]

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Should The Drinking Age be 18?

- The legal drinking age in the United States is twenty-one. There are only a handful of countries that have the same high drinking age limit. In fact, some countries have absolutely no limit on the age of when a person can legally drink alcohol. Many groups are very vocal about their desire to see the legal drinking age reduced. Part of their argument stems from the fact that in most areas of life a person is accepted as an adult at the age of eighteen. They can vote, engage in military service and in most cases get married....   [tags: young adults and alcohol]

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The Theory Of Micro Heat Pipe

- Heat pipes are passive heat transfer devices that can transfer heat at high rates over large distances with extremely small temperature drops without the requirement of external pumping power. They are commonly used for high heat flux applications because of an increased effective conductivity of the material. The basic working of a heat pipe is dependent on the capillary pumping of the fluid from the cold end to the hot end using a wick or a wickless design. Liquid is evaporated at the heated end, the vapor then travels back to the cold end where it condenses and is then recirculated back to the hot end by capillary pumping....   [tags: Heat transfer, Heat, Temperature]

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The Theory of Knowledge

- Producing knowledge has always been a fundamental aspect of human nature. As curious individuals, we strive to discover new facts, create new inventions, and define new ideas. This fascination with exploration is what propels us forward as a society; however, the methods we utilize to achieve these goals can be debated as ethically correct or not. As each individual has his or her own perceptions of what can be considered ethically correct, ethical judgements often vary, limiting the abilities of ethical judgements to limit the production of knowledge....   [tags: Natural Sciences]

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Truckers Receive Overweight Tickets

- Depending on why you receive an overweight ticket you will either be charged with an infraction or a misdemeanor. An infraction is simply a violation and is not punishable by jail time. Typically you will receive no more then a fine. If you want to fight the ticket, you will have to appear in court and it is best to hire an attorney. An overweight ticket that is deemed a misdemeanor is a bit more severe, this type of charge is punishable by a larger fine, up to a year in jail, probation and community service....   [tags: infraction, fine, violation]

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Spring Constant of Springs in Series and Parallel

- Spring Constant of Springs in Series and Parallel Planning The aim of this investigation is to examine the effect on the spring constant placing 2 identical springs in parallel and series combination has and how the resultant spring constants of the parallel and series spring sets compare to that of a lone spring with identical spring constant. Hypothesis ---------- Hooke's Law states that "The magnitude of the spring constant (k) is equal to the stretching force applied (F) divided by the resultant extension (x)", it should be possible to determine a spring constant for each spring set....   [tags: Papers]

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The Potential of Strong Tidal Currents May Assist Our World's Depleting Energy

- In the advent of our increasing need to find an alternative to the ever depleting, dangerous carbon based energy fuels and our interest in finding renewable sources of energy, an effort to understand the potential of strong tidal currents has been gaining attention. Channels with strong tidal currents are selected to exploit the kinetic energy in the current, by aligning tidal turbines uniformly similar to wind farms, for generating power. Tidal turbines interact with the channel’s flow by increasing the drag coefficient of the channel as the turbine farms grows in scale....   [tags: turbines, marine, power]

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Healthcare Ethics : Being A Physician At Home Country

- Shruthi Arenur Nagaraju Unh id: 00572770 HEALTHCARE ETHICS Being a Physician at home country, I had experienced more of ethical dilemmas in treating the patients and they were discharged against medical advice. This is one of the case, The case which I submitted to the class was, An alcoholic patient came to an emergency department with symptoms and signs of alcohol poisoning, refusing the treatment saying that, he had been through this before a lot more times, had recuperated uneventfully. But his companions want the doctor to treat the patient....   [tags: Physician, Hospital, Patient, Decision theory]

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Is Looking At A Screen Really Worth Your Life?

- Is looking at a screen really worth your life. Taylor Sauer, an 18 year old young lady. Knew the danger of texting and driving. But moments later Taylor the Utah State University student. Was texting and driving and ended up slamming into a tanker truck going 80 mph, dying instantly. Her last texted was to her friend: “I can’t discuss this now. Driving and Facebooking is not safe. Haha” (Hosamsky). Too many kids are addicted to their cell phone devices. Getting addicted to cell phone devices can lead into a deadly situation....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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When Do We Mature and the Drinking Age

- At exactly what age does a person become mature. It has been said many times that girls mature faster than boys. However, not always is that the truth. More and more these days’ boys are getting jobs before they even turn sixteen. Girls on the other hand typically do not get one until they are at least sixteen and most wait until college. Another example is a high school junior that has met all his criteria and would like to graduate early, at the age of seventeen, and go off to college. If he is allowed to make that decision, would you consider that mature since it is before the legal age of eighteen....   [tags: maturity, growing up, Drinking Age, alcohol, ]

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