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Selecting a Disciple-Maker's Message

- Introduction Message selection, for the disciple-maker, is an all-important endeavor. Effective disciple making does not just simply happen. Happenstance cannot be and should not be the modus operandi of one who desires to reach people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. People are fragile and the Gospel is powerful. God has entrusted his fragile people with a powerful Gospel message. As people who have been entrusted with such a powerful Gospel, we should do everything within our means to see that it is presented in a positive and successful manner....   [tags: christianity, disciple-maker, bible]

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Ken Sande's The Peace Maker

- Ken Sande's “The Peace Maker” A “biblical guide to resolving personal conflict”, this, in a nutshell is what “The Peace Maker” is all about. In this critical book review I will be taking topics from the book and giving the reader my personal views on how I either reacted or related to the topics covered. My goal for this paper is to give the reader a non-biased opinion of “The Peace Maker”, which was published by Baker Books in June of 2004.      To first critique a book you must have some background information on the author himself and why he is qualified to write a book on conflict management through a biblical perspective....   [tags: Ken Sande Peace Maker Essays]

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The Nightmare Maker

- Chapter Four: He looked me in the eyes as I listened to what he said. "So I think you are in grave danger with the other nightmare makers because they want to know what you do to get through the dream catchers," he finished. I nodded slowly, I felt his eyes on me as I began to walk back to my desk. "That's it!. You're not going to worry at all?" he asked me with a pitch of anxiety in his voice. I lifted my eyes slowly after I turned around. Once I met his eyes there was a bit of humor in my voice when I said, "Worry....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Application Of A Video Maker

- Learning new skills are not always easy especially if those skills are about technology. However, with some practice people can do it. I have chosen Educational technology as a major to gain a lot of skills and overcome difficulties in technology, so planning to learn how to make a video by using some applications motivated me to choose this project. Initially, I have had experiences with a video maker and IMovie applications. Historically, four years ago was the first time I have used a video maker application....   [tags: Learning, Skill, Educational psychology]

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Questions On The Decision Maker

- LEB 323 Ethics Assignment 1. Identify the dilemma you are discussing and describe the choices the decision maker is facing. In this paper I will be discussing the Club Fundraising Case. Kalaya, the decision maker, is facing an ethical dilemma as to whether or not she should continue asking people for donations to her club. Kalaya’s organization has recently enacted a rule that she believes to be a violation of her freedom of expression. Outraged, several club members created a petition in the hopes that the rule would be revoked....   [tags: Ethics, Utilitarianism, Consequentialism, Duty]

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Paley : An Intelligent Maker

- Paley argues that because nature in exceptionally complex, it must be designed by an intelligent maker. He is a creationist. Paley uses two significant metaphors to make his point. First, the watchmaker metaphor. The basic idea behind this metaphor is that if you came across a watch on a path and observed the intricate way that that different parts work together, you would assume that it was created by a watchmaker. Paley then goes on to argue that it would not matter if we could not see or know the watchmaker....   [tags: Evolution, Creationism, Natural selection]

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The Nespresso Pixie Espresso Maker

- Getting a great cup of espresso is a joy. The strong flavor of the brew and the creamy, rich crema cap is like nothing else. The best espresso machine under 200 will be a machine that has more of the luxury features than a lower cost machine. It will not have all the features of a far more expensive machine. What it will have are solid and well-made internal mechanics, an attractive exterior and a well-rounded set of features. These three machine are some of the nicer machines on the market at this price point....   [tags: Coffee, Espresso, Coffee preparation]

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A Report On Maker Fest

- | MAKERFEST – MJFF 2016 | 22-24 Jan | Ahmedabad, Gujarat | Maker Fest’16 in CEPT University, was a grand success & one of the best among those we’ve attended. Trust us when we say this. We have been to multiple Maker events before in Mumbai and Bangalore, but none of them was so amazing, particularly in terms of diversity of the audience. USP of this Makerfest, undoubtedly, was its crowd. Located in the midst of numerous educational and research institutions in Ahmedabad, CEPT university saw a lot of curious college students from different branches such as Mechanical, Electronics, Designing, Fashion etc....   [tags: Painting, History of painting, The Best Part]

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Decision Maker And Family Life

- The Philippines Population The Philippines population is made up of over 100 million people, which makes it the twelfth most populated country in the world. The Philippines has a two percent growth rate increase each year, which makes it one of the fastest growing countries in the world. Languages Filipino people have over 120 to 175 different languages that are spoken in the 7000 small islands that make up the Philippines. Out of the 175 languages that are spoken in the Philippine’s, there are eight major core languages and only two are actually taught....   [tags: Philippines, Filipino people, Medicine]

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Music is My Mood Maker

- Freidrich Nietzsche stated that “without music life would be a mistake” I tend to agree with his viewpoint. To imagine my world devoid of music would certainly be unsound; a place where melodies and voices could not meet to mold my mood. It would become a colorless planet shaped ball of blacks and whites. A sad, backwards state of being where happiness could not be downloaded; and people were docile and droll. A world without music… Are you mad. Music has the supreme power to elicit emotions in extreme polarity....   [tags: Nietzsche, beatles]

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Maker Movement: Everyone Can Be an Inventor

- ... Since Kickstarter’s launch in 2009 they have funded 51,000 project (Kickstarter). Shapeways is another great website associated with the maker movement. It allows for inventors to create a design and send it into shapeways where they use a 3D printer method to manufacture their idea. This website has allowed for the freedom of the inventors to create whatever design they can think of and not have to worry about the manufacturing of the product (Forbes). The modern global market is alive to innovative businesses practices in the “maker movement” Indeed, we can experience this in various public events where inventors come and share or sell their ideas and products....   [tags: supporting creativity in all forms]

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I Want to Be a Tool and Die Maker

- Career as a Tool and Die Maker History of Tool Making With the skills and abilities I exhibit, the industrial field is the career path I am interested in pursuing, specifically called tool and die making. Tool making has been going on since the beginning of the Stone Age. Examples of this are tools used for hunting or the invention of the wheel out of stone. Another advancement made towards tool making was made during the Bronze Age, which was the new use of smelting. Smelting led to the creation of making armor and other materials made from metals....   [tags: career choices and opportunities]

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Finder and Maker Reversed in The Moviegoer

- Finder and Maker Reversed in The Moviegoer       Walker Percy's novel The Moviegoer chronicles a week in the life of stockbroker Binx Bolling, and his eventual marriage with his step-cousin Kate Cutrer. More than that, it sketches Binx's peculiar philosophy, and Kate's equally strange orientation, and their eventual transposition. Binx begins as an enjoyer of reality, a searcher, or finder of relief from tedium, and Kate as a frantic searcher who becomes a maker of crises to relieve her post-modern ennui....   [tags: Moviegoer Essays Papers]

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Best Coffee Maker With Grinder Buying Guide

- Title: Best coffee maker with grinder buying guide Did you know that you could brew your own coffee. Just buy the best coffee maker with a grinder. This appliance will simplify your coffee-making days. Like most people, you might love your coffee fresh and tasty. Without a coffee-maker, your odds of tasting yummy coffee are low. Most restaurants use the same powder products found in supermarkets. I am sure you buy these too. From what I have noticed, home-made coffee smells better. Its taste is more natural....   [tags: Coffee, Coffee preparation, Coffeemaker]

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A Company Kendal And Hyde, A Maker Of Leather Goods

- My focus will be on a company Kendal and Hyde, a maker of leather goods. From my understanding this company started with a kickstarter project and, because they have such a great product and design, were soon overwhelmed with orders. They experienced problems in the production process causing their items to be delayed. With the unexpected popularity of their items combined with production issues, they soon found themselves more than overwhelmed and could not deliver or respond to all that was required of them....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Do the Right Thing]

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Comprehensive Conflict Analysis: The Peace Maker by Ken Sande

- Her response was short and curt, “He didn’t have any good qualities.” In hindsight, I think that my inquiry aroused her face need to be without flaw. By asking about him, her constitutive filter assumed I was pointing out what a poor choice she made in marrying him. This insulted her face need of being without fault and in turn, she completely shut down the conversation. I attempted to ask two follow-up questions, padded heavily with statements affirming that I was making no judgment of her. However, her response remained the same and she just shut the conversation down....   [tags: resolving personal conflict, communication]

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Why I Am A. A Lawyer And Law Maker

- Every paper I have the opportunity to write, I try to maintain the theme of storytelling. Throughout every paragraph, my goal is to place the reader in a direct perspective in order to allow them to understand the topic clearly. This semester, I was able to practice my own style of writing while gaining new set writing skills. We focused on employing rhetoric, composition, research, moral reasoning and civil discord by writing a series of papers throughout the semester. I gained the importance of writing in college by recognizing that it is a way to convey not only my own ideas clearly, but also reflect on other’s perspectives by approaching both sides of an argument....   [tags: Paper, Learning, Writing, Critical thinking]

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Breaking The Kitchen Jeanie Sees The Coffee Maker

- Stumbling to the kitchen Jeanie sees the coffee maker is turned on with half a pot still simmering in the canister. "Joe must 've called her in early," she thinks, pouring herself a cup. She started to sit down at the table when the phone rings. She runs over to answer it. "Mom, it 's Rachel. I need you to pick me up from the hospital." "The hospital, what happened sweetheart." "I fell and hit my head, the boss panicked, sent me to the hospital to get checked out. She didn 't mention the impact from the bullet made her fall because she knew Jeanie would throw a major fit....   [tags: 2005 singles, 2008 singles]

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Cabinet-maker Eugene Prevost and The Prevost Company

- Prevost Prevost is a high-end luxury coach manufacturer with more than 85 years of Prevost quality and the company came into existence back in 1924 when cabinet-maker Eugene Prevost created his first wooden coach body (Prevost, 2014). Prevost has been able to withstand the test of time and separate itself from its competitors by offering unparalleled customer service and achieving industry high marks in customer satisfaction. Prevost has been able to achieve industry highs in customer satisfaction by providing cutting edge innovation, utilizing quality products, while continuing to focus on customer needs and after-sales service (Prevost, 2014)....   [tags: quality, innovation, manufacturing]

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What Makes A Bunn Coffee Maker Can Make A Full Pot Of Coffee

- A Bunn Coffee Maker can make a full pot of coffee in just 3 MINUTES. How 's that for fast. I admit it: I am a coffeeholic. I drink coffee morning, noon and night. I drink it when I get up. I drink it immediately before bed. For me, there is nothing more frustrating than waiting and waiting for a coffee maker to make a pot of coffee. With other brands of coffee makers, the cold water that you pour in has to be heated each time you make a new pot. This takes time, sometimes up to 10 minutes or more, depending on the brand....   [tags: Coffee, Coffee preparation, Coffeemaker]

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Decision-Making in a Democracy: the Supreme Court as a National Policy-Maker

- The significant impact Robert Dahl’s article, “Decision-Making in a Democracy: the Supreme Court as a National Policy-Maker” created for our thought on the Supreme Court it that it thoroughly paved the way towards exemplifying the relationship between public opinion and the United States Supreme Court. Dahl significantly was able to provide linkages between the Supreme Court and the environment that surrounds it in order for others to better understand the fundamental aspects that link the two together and explore possible reasoning and potential outcomes of the Court....   [tags: article analysis]

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Case Study: AtekPC Project Managment Office

- CASE STUDY: AtekPC PMO AtekPC PMO: PMO stands for Project Management Office. It is found in the year 1984 and became one of the standard U.S. PC maker which had around 2100 employees and getting 1.9 million USD as revenue in 2006. Purpose of PMO: 1. Traditionally PMO is introduced because it can fulfill the needs of discipline in handling IT projects. 2. According to the case the main use of PMO is providing standardization in project management which are in large scale and also for improving performance and planning of the initiatives....   [tags: pc maker, employees, performance]

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Stereotypes and Stereotyping - I Was a Teenage Trouble-Maker

- Stereotyping - I Was a Teenage Trouble-Maker The time was the fall of 2000. It was my senior year, and we were in our fourth hour home economics class. My best friend and I were about to finish up our two-day presentation on how to bake and ice a cake. Now, with the class and the teacher watching intently, we proceeded to ice the two layer chocolate cake with our bare hands. The entire class broke out with uncontrollable laughter; needless to say our teacher was fuming. Well, to make matters worse, we cut her the biggest piece of cake....   [tags: Example Personal Narratives]

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Viagra Maker Can Cure Investment Dysfunction

- Viagra maker can cure investment dysfunction… • Impressive steady ROE in the range of 20 % to 35 % in last five years; higher 5 year average P/E Ratio at 26.42 as compared to Industry at 23.80 - indicates strong growth potential. Current Ratio of 1.54 above 1 and Long Term Debt/Capital of 10.42% (below 25%) reflects well on company's financial stability. Pfizer's double digit profit margins and operating margins continue to grow. • The world's largest drug company, with about 11% of global market....   [tags: Economics Stock Investment Viagra Analysis]

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The University Educator As Professional Decision Maker, Reflective, Practitioner, And Adaptive Expert Conceptual Framework

- “In light of what we know about how people learn, how shall we best teach?” The Concordia University Educator as Professional Decision Maker, Reflective Practitioner, and Adaptive Expert conceptual framework provides students a list of outcomes and/or achievements needed to become “professional, decision-making, and reflective” educator. As “professional, decision-making, and reflective” educators, we are taught that successful learning occurs when we utilize a variety of teaching strategies. The key teaching strategies that allow us to “best” teach our students include: knowledge of subject matter (creating learning experiences that make subject matters meaningful and interesting to stude...   [tags: Educational psychology, Education, Learning]

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Kung Fury, Directed And Starring Swedish Multimedia Entrepreneur And Aspiring Film Maker David Sandberg

- Kung Fury is an animated short film written, directed and starring Swedish multimedia entrepreneur and aspiring film maker David Sandberg. Kung Fury began when Mr. Sandberg decided he would give up his day job and put everything into his dream of directing a film. "So I just quit doing commercials and music videos, I said, I’m going to do my own project. I had this idea for an 80s cop-inspired film called Kung Fury. My plan was to shoot the entire thing and then do all the visual effects myself....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, Nazism, Nazi Party]

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Henry Kissinger: Peace Maker or War Monger?

- The Nobel Peace Prize is a prestigious grant awarded to those who exemplify the pursuit of peace and coexistence of all races and cultures. The prize was created after the death of multi-millionaire and inventor Alfred Nobel who amassed a great fortune through the creation and manufacturing of dynamite for use in transportation, farming and building (Kushner p. 444 – 45). Alfred was criticized, however, for his invention due to its application in war. He must have taken these criticisms harshly for on his deathbed Alfred asked those around him to use his great wealth to create five individual prizes to be awarded to those who have promoted great progress in the fields of science, literature...   [tags: U.S. History]

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Anthony Kennedy: Supreme Justice Law Maker

- Anthony Kennedy is known for his conservative views while having a sided decision that focuses on individual rights, Kennedy join the U.S Court of Appeals in the 70’s and in 1988 in which he was appointed by Ronald Reagan. As a young boy he became in contact with prominent politicians and developed affinity for world of government and public service. Kennedy grew up around law at an early age because his father work his way through law school to build a substantial practice as a lawyer, while his mother was active in civic affairs....   [tags: Government, Conservative, Rights]

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Mary Austin: The Land of Little Rain

- Mary Austin The Land of Little Rain The Basket Maker Mary Austin's The Basket Maker is, like all her other stories in the book, a very detailed description of the western landscape and its inhabitants. But this time she focused more on a single inhabitant, an Indian woman named Seyavi. It is rather difficult to really define the plot of the story. Though the story seems to focus on Seyavi's life and experiences she is not the one who tells that story. The narrator, who is omniscient, takes over the role as a medium between her and the reader....   [tags: Basket Maker Mary Austin Book Review Analysis]

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The Graphic Horror of War: George Gittoes

- The 21st Century appears to be headed towards a future of vast corruption and exploitation as a result of the often inhumane and uncivilised individuals who, over the years have become desensitized to poverty, war, consumerism, racism, mental illnesses and political corruption. As the world moves towards further democracy, and decentralization it is vital that art is given the opportunity to stimulate people’s awareness, participation and judgment. Arts purpose is not only to be a fulfilment of society’s visual needs but is needed be utilised as a function to alert people to society’s problems....   [tags: biography, photographer, film maker]

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Biography of Walt Elias Disney

- Walt Disney once said, “the age we’re living in is the most extraordinary the world has ever seen. There are new concepts of things, and we now have the tools to change those concepts into realities. We are moving forward”. Disney was a great thinker, inventor, and innovator. His greatest belief that he lived throughout his life was that we need to follow our dreams, make them come true, and do what makes us happy, not rich. Walter Elias Disney, better known as Walt Disney, was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 5, 1901....   [tags: Film Maker, Cartoons]

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Notorious American Artists: Betye Saar

- Did you know that in 1960, Betye Saar collected pictures of Aunt Jemima, Uncle Tom, and Little Black Sambo including other African American figures in areas that are also invalid with folk culture and advertising. Since, Saar collected pictures from the folk cultures and advertising she also makes many collages including assemblages, changing these into social protest statements. When her great-aunt passed away, Saar started assembling and collecting memorabilia from her family and created her personal assemblages which she gathered from nostalgic mementos of her great aunt’s life....   [tags: assemblage, print maker]

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My Personal Ethics

- According to the New Oxford American Dictionary, ethics is defined as “moral principles that govern a person’s or group’s behavior.” Therefore, in an ideal world, ethics should play the ultimate role when making a decision. If ethics are the principles which guides one’s behavior then, ideally, all decisions should be made entirely based on ethics. Unfortunately, such is not always the case. A few problems arise when one tries to make an ethical decision, especially as a leader. First, ethics may mean different things to different people....   [tags: being an ethical decision maker]

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Case Analysis: Pinto Fires

- Case Analysis: Pinto Fires Introduction Greed is the root to evil or at least the motivation behind some corporations making a good, ethical decision. The Ford Motor Company fell into a trap of greed that would cost many human lives. Before the disaster of the Pinto Fires, Ford had a reputation as being the safety pioneer in the automobile industry with additions such as the seat belts. However, as the invention of small cars began to take emerge Ford began to loose market shares to the foreign market....   [tags: Ford Auto Maker Automobile]

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Using The Principles When Drafting Effective Written Instruments And Associated Patterns Of Interaction With Government Decision Makers

- This chapter discusses the techniques associated with applying our principles when drafting effective written instruments and associated patterns of interaction with government decision-makers. This chapter also provides guidance on how to most effectively deliver written instruments, prepare for and facilitate constructive face-to-face meetings, hearings, and other forums involving decision-makers. Most government decision-makers have tight schedules that force them to allocate their time based on the conduct of their highest priority issues....   [tags: Telephone, Telephone call, Telephone exchange]

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Making An Outsourcing Decision For A Large Mnc

- Making an Outsourcing Decision for a Large MNC Operating in a global environment requires a company to carefully consider the cost structure of its operations in order to remain competitive in the global landscape. Outsourcing, the development and manufacturing of products by moving this activity to a lower cost location may reduce operating costs (Laing, 2013). In order to decide whether outsourcing a division would be advantageous for the large international manufacturing company, the decision maker can use two types of decision-making models, prescriptive and descriptive decision making....   [tags: Critical thinking, Decision making, Cognition]

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Moving From City Within One Country

- Moving from city to city within one country does not seem as bad when comparing leaving one country for another. A person becomes isolated, frightened, and alert when pulled from his or her comfort zone. Leaving home for another distant place in hopes for a wealthier life can be the hardest decision a person has to make. A person loses touch with family and misses out on lots of holiday gatherings. Immigrants tend to be positioned in a very grey area of the world; they accept some aspects of their new culture, but also let go of some aspects of their original culture; eventually as new generations from the immigrant family are born they take the new culture as their original culture and let...   [tags: United States, African American]

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Technology Integration And New 21st Century

- Where It Is Now As technology integration and new 21st century movements continue to permeate education debates, current teachers have been taking steps towards creating 21st century classrooms with further technology integration through the birth of the Maker Movement, responsibility shifts, and inclusion of new literacies. The desire to lead more technologically savvy classrooms definitely exists, according to Greg Thompson (2014). In his article, “The Maker Movement Connects to the Classroom,” he explains the natural move classrooms are taking when we writes, “American classrooms of the past regularly fueled this type of creativity, and now is the time to bring back that spirit of innovat...   [tags: Education, Educational psychology, 21st century]

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Long Term Coffee Consumption And Its Effect On Healthy Adults

- Coffee is among the most popular beverages in the world. It is a drink prepared from roasted coffee beans. The roasted beans are ground to a powder which you use to brew your favorite coffee. This drink can be prepared in a variety of ways and is usually serve hot. Iced coffee is also served. Coffee is somewhat acidic and has a stimulating effect because it contains caffeine. Coffee has been proven to be very healthy. It is loaded with antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients that can improve your health....   [tags: Coffee, Coffee preparation, Coffeemaker]

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The Absurdity Of A Simple Time Telling Device

- The intricacy of a simple time telling device has sparked controversy about the creation of the universe. In William Paley’s “The Analogical Teleological Argument” he argues that the universe must have been created by a universe maker, God, due to its complexity. However, David Hume, provides an empiricist objection by arguing that one cannot prove the existence of a universe maker due to lack of experience regarding the creation of a universe. Ultimately, I will argue that Paley’s argument by design is not sufficient for proving God 's existence because, as individuals, we cannot assume that the world works the way we wish it....   [tags: Teleological argument, Existence, David Hume]

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The Creation and Use of Figurines and Idols

- In the days of ancient Israel, Figurines and Idols were very important for the religious aspect of daily life. As evidenced by the findings at sites like Beer Sheba and the Bull site, these idols were very widespread in their use. Likely all the cults that existed at the time used them in one form or another. Therefore, studying their construction and use would be important. The construction of these idols is interesting on its own. The book details the process of creating a wooden idol, which was taken from Isaiah 44: 12-17....   [tags: Scripture Analysis ]

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Impact of technology

- Impact of Technology & Ethical Decision Making The decision making process will always present ethical challenges to managers. Is this the right thing to do. This question is the center of the ethical dilemma for any one who is a decision maker in corporations through out the world. A collection of many factors will be taken in consideration in answering to this question. Is it right for the company. Is it right for me. There are many ways to approach the ethical subject, and different ethical values may and can come from different approaches like in the way a decision can be evaluated is dependent on the values and interests of the person or group of people evaluating that decision....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Health Care Directive : A Legal Document

- Health Care Directive A health care directive is a legal document, based on personal values and beliefs, providing people with a sense of control and independence for their medical care. The purpose of a health care directive is to allow personal wishes on various treatments options to be met, when the individual is presented incapable. Since it is a legal document, health care professionals and family members have to abide with individual’s health care directive. Personally I value autonomy, independence, family, dignity, and selflessness....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Healthcare]

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State of Purpose: Mechanical Engineer

- Ever since I was little I have always been interested in how things work, and I have always thought about how I could build them work better. As an example, I lived in Japan for two years while I was in first and second grade. I went to a small public school and loved to ski with my friends, we probably went skiing at least once a week during the winter. When I was skiing I would always be fascinated by the ski lifts and spend a good deal of time staring at them to try and figure out how they worked....   [tags: 3d printing description]

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Vaginal Infections and Metronidazole

- Summary of Metronidazole Article: Bacterial vaginosis is one of the major contributors of vaginal infections during pregnancy and accounts for 40 percent of these cases. Generally, bacterial vaginosis is associated with several obstretic complications like pre-term labor and delivery, untimely rupture of membranes, postpartum endometrisis, and chorioamnionitis (Wang et. al., 2010, p.444). Metronidazole has traditionally been used as the drug of choice in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis because it is an agent of the nitroimidazole antibiotic family....   [tags: pregnancy, bacteria]

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Decision Making Process For Making Decisions

- It does not matter what company you work for or what career path you choose you have to have a standard way of making decisions. Decision making can be identified as the thought process which results in the selection of a course of action among numerous alternative scenarios (Pennino, 2002). Each decision making process generates a final choice that may or may not bring about action. For that reason, decision making process is the majority critical process in any organization. Decision making is one of the most important activities of management and is an enormous part of any process of implementation....   [tags: Decision making, Cognition]

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The Myth Of The Universe

- Before science, in ancient times people used creation myths to explain the origin of the universe. Since we humans are and always have been very curious creatures, at all times we always needed explanations and answers about the universe. These early humans made stories and creation myths to appreciate where their precious resources and where they, “ came from.” Since creation myths and stories do not have any scientific backing, with people using only what they know of, these are called, “masks”....   [tags: Universe, Earth, Creation myth, Time]

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E. Annie Proulx's Accordion Crimes

- Accordion Crimes is a difficult book to place in a single time period because the story takes place over about 100 years, originating in a small Sicilian village, but the main setting and focus is the United States.The various settings introduced in the book influenced the characters in various ways, but one instance of influence was great enough to cause his death. The accordion maker was literally ruled over by his setting. The setting around him was one of oppression that worked against him because he was Sicilian....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Classification Essay -Three Types of Dieters

- A gloomy fact in American society remains that thousands of people search for the intangible dream of being thin. On any given day, one finds neighbors, friends, and relatives on some sort of diet. Dieters assume various disguises, but the noteworthy ones transpire, the "bandwagoneer," the "promise maker” and the "lethal loser." People want to lose weight quickly and effortlessly, therefore, any fad diet promising overnight results attract the "bandwagoneer." People try the grapefruit diet or the watermelon diet, but they decide their stomach cannot possibly deal with all of that fruit....   [tags: categorization essay, health]

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The Modification in TOPSIS Method

- 3.4 The modification in TOPSIS method For simplification reasons, a modified TOPSIS method is presented. The TOPSIS method includes the following steps: Suppose a given matrix. 1. Normalized matrix construction 2. Weighted normalized matrix construction 3. Find the ideal and negative ideal sets 4. Calculate the separation measurers from ideal and negative ideal sets 5. Calculate the relative closeness 6. Select the maximum value The steps in the modified TOPSIS method are the same with a slight difference....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games

- ... Katniss sort of knew Peeta before the games, but she wasn’t exactly sure because she could never really pen point where she meet him. Come to find out Peeta basically saved her from starvation because he gave her bread from his bakery, after he burnt it on purpose. Once Peeta and Katniss reached the Capitol and came out to show all the people of the Capitol who they were, they were the ones to watch out for. Katniss was known as the girl on fire, and then Peeta surprised everyone when he told the people of the Capitol that he was in love with Katniss; which then labeled both of them as the star crossed lovers of district 12....   [tags: film and book analysis]

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An Example of a Holder in Due Course

- This short paper is about the court decision between a financial advisor, a cohort of the financial advisor, and the investor. This decision deals with what is known as holder in due course or HDC. By being able to understand the court’s decision and how HDC works, we are able to decide whether or not it is fair. I am also able to give my thoughts on HDC, which are based both on this court’s decision and readings from the text. The first thing to look at in this paper are the facts about the court’s decision, which deal with John Doe, a “financial advisor” and Pedro Urdemales, a cohort of John Doe, and the investor Secundino Piedra....   [tags: court´s decision]

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Ethical, Legal And Professional Issue Regarding Consent Issue

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Analysis Of Joseph Conrad 's Heart Of Darkness

- Authors often use imagery in their writings for the purpose of forming a mental picture in the mind of the reader and to create a more descriptive, interesting and interactive text. For example, colours may be associated with the emotion of characters or animal imagery may be used to define a particular character’s behaviour. Imagery can be a key component in a story, when used in an effective manner. Often the colour red is used to show anger, while the colour green represents a character’s envious attitude....   [tags: Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad, Apocalypse Now]

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Power Is An Essential For Organizational Behavior

- Power Power is an essential in Organizational Behavior. According to the authors (Uhl-Bien, Schermerhorn Jr., Osborn, 2013), power is the ability of an individual or group to influence or control others in any sort of aspect. Power is classified into two categories; one being position power which stems from the formal hierarchy or authority that comes with the specific position or role and two personal power which resides in the individual themselves and generates relationships with others (Uhl-Bien, Schermerhorn Jr., Osborn, 2013)....   [tags: Communication, Barrier, Authority]

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The Case of Nancy Cruzan

- The Case of Nancy Cruzan Importance The case of Nancy Cruzan has become one of the landmark cases for withdrawal of artificial nutrition and hydration because of important ethical issues the case brings to light. At the time of the case, the United States Supreme Court had already established the right of an individual to refuse medical treatment. This issue therefore is not novel to the Cruzan case. Furthermore, there was not any controversy over who was the appropriate decision maker for Nancy Cruzan....   [tags: Ethics Medical Medicine Essays]

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Company Analysis of RadioShack

- Strengths • Concept Stores The company’s new concept stores are designed around collaboration. These new concept stores are RadioShack reimagined. Interactive displays, a speaker wall, idea centers, new display configurations, and different technologies that ease buying and encourage collaboration. The “Do It Together” idea center is part of the new campaign. Boston, Manhattan, and Lynwood, CA are three of the locations where concept stores were recently opened. Another thirty retail locations were also opened across the US and more in Asia, including China and Malaysia....   [tags: collaboration, franchaise stores, ]

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The Y2K Problem

- The Y2K Problem The Y2K problem...the Y2K glitch...the millennium bug. Whatever you call it, it is the inability of some computers and computerized systems to correctly recognize dates after December 31, 1999. Many products have microchips that have been programmed to process only the last two digits of a year on the assumption that the first two would be one and nine. As a result, 98 is read as 1998, and 00 could be read as 1900 instead of 2000. Y 2 Care About Y2K: Checklist How do you know if you will encounter Y2K problem....   [tags: Papers]

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The Second Implication Is Recognizing That Performance Counts ( P. 65 )

- The fourth implication is recognizing that performance counts (p.65). The outcome of the performance of the leader contributes to many important elements of their leadership, such as the credibility and trust developed, ability to establish power, and the positive effects on the followers. Middle school and high school students are susceptible to influence, and as an adult they look up to, it is important to be aware of my action and words when I’m leading. The fifth implication is flexibility (p.65)....   [tags: Leadership, Communication, Leader, Management]

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The Best Espresso Machine Under 100 Dollars For My Home

- Coffee connoisseurs know that getting great tasting espresso or other coffee shop drinks can become. Like most people, I 'm on a budget. I wanted to be able to enjoy my favorite drinks while not breaking the bank. I needed to find the Best Espresso Machine under 100 dollars for my home. These three machines offer the best value at this price point. Each one has pluses and possible minuses. Each one is well made. With the right care each machine will give its owner many years worth of delicious coffee....   [tags: Coffee, Espresso, Espresso machine, Cappuccino]

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The Movie Mul An Act Of Empowerment Towards Women

- I chose the movie Mulan to analyze because this movie exhibits many of society’s views on gender. Mulan was written in 1998 during a feminist wave, because of this many people portrayed the movie as an act of empowerment towards women. If you analyze the movie, and think a little deeper you will see that this was not the case. Mulan is filled with gender inequality, gender identity, gender stereo types, and also shows how hard it can be to escape these society ridden expectations, of what it means to be a man or woman....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Transgender, Woman]

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Six Social Classes in the United States Today

- During my research, I have found that depending on where you look there are a variety of Social Classes in the United States. The most obvious and probably the best known are the six social classes primarily used in the United States today. Below, I have compiled some facts that help describe and support each class. Upper Class The upper class makes up about one percent of the U.S. population, generally consists of those who have inherited wealth from their families, this is also known as old money....   [tags: Social Class]

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Comparison: The Martyr and Crime and Punishment

- In literature, there are characters that are commonly portrayed as martyrs; that is, they are depicted as people who are put to death or endure great suffering of any belief, principle or cause. Such personages undergo personal suffering before finding redemption from sin. With Lorenzo in the short story The Martyr by Ryunosuke Akutagawa and Sofia (Sonya) Marmeladova in Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, the idea of undeserved suffering is clearly epitomized. Both characters are described as innocent and pure, perhaps even commiserated by other characters in their respective stories....   [tags: Undeserved Suffering, Protagonist Conflicts]

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Funding Programs For Arizona 's Education System

- No More Waiting: Funding CTE Programs In Arizona Technical education must be a priority for Arizona’s education system. Unfortunately, Arizona took a major hit during the recent recession and the schools suffered gravely. While it only makes sense to provide children with technical educations given our countries growing technical industries, the issue comes down to funding or the lack thereof. Now that the economy is rebounding, we are in a critical state of emergency for our local education system....   [tags: Education, School, History of education, Teacher]

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Shopping Is A For A Shopping Mall

- Shopping is something that has to be done whether you enjoy it or not to get essentials needed. We all go places where merchandize is being sold for a specific reason. Whether you go to the mall, shopping centers, or your local grocery store, you 'll always encounter many types of shoppers. Shopping isn’t always as fun as it sounds to everyone, but it is something we often do. This is the only way we get products we need, by personally buying them. You have three main shoppers including impulse buyers, list makers, and bargain hunters....   [tags: Shopping mall, Retailing]

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Cold Opportunity ( The Nils Bergqvist Story

- Cold Opportunity (A) The Nils Bergqvist Story Step 1: The Short Cycle Process 1. Who is the decision maker in this case, and what is their position and responsibilities. The decision maker is this case is Nils Bergqvist, who is the founder of his tourist business. Besides that, he also has the restaurant business. 2. What appears to be the issue (of concern, problem, challenge, or opportunity) and its significance for the organization. How does it relate to the theme of the workshop. The first issue in this case study come from the nature of tourist industry, when it can only make profit in the summer holiday; hence, it’s realized that the organization is more alike to the seasonal busines...   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Ice sculpture]

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Contingency Theory And Situational Theory Of Leadership

- Contingency theory and situational view. Contingency theory, developed by Fiedler (1967), is similar to situational theory, in that the leader applies various leadership methods; however, the similarities end there. Rather than adapting to situations, the contingency leader adapts least favored-worker concept to draw the disinterested or less skilled worker into the environment (Fiedler, 1967). Contingent reward offers a kind of acknowledgement or feedback that motivates the quality of affiliation between transactional leaders and their followers....   [tags: Leadership, Fiedler contingency model]

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Aggregation of Individual Judgments and Priorities

- The decision makers have made their judgements from comparing criteria and alternatives. The next step is the aggregation of those judgements. There are two main aggregation methods: Aggregation of Individual Judgements (AIJ) and Aggregation of Individual Priorities (AIP). Aggregation of Individual Judgements Given a hierarchy, the decision makers input their judgements in each level. In this kind of aggregation, judgements are aggregated in each level of hierarchy. Forman and Peniwati (1998) state that “individual identities are lost with every stage of aggregation and a synthesis of the hierarchy produces the group’s priorities.” N decision makers will generate at least N judgement matric...   [tags: Information Technology ]

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The European Convention On Human Rights

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The Creature Made By Mary Shelley

- The novel investigates topic about loneliness and dismissal. The creature made by Victor Frankenstein is dismisses by human culture in view of his appearance. Mary Shelley investigates the emotions of creature completely disregarded and misused by the general public. The novel turned into an impression of the inward condition of Mary Shelly. It reflects sufferings and loneliness of the creature. Loneliness and distance is one of the fundamental topics of the novel. It is outstanding that every fundamental character of the novel experience emotions of loneliness and estrangement....   [tags: Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, Emotion, Novel]

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Analysis Of Poem ' Poems '

- Poem has 9 stanzas and 4 verses per sanza overall discusses the effect grief has on people and how one cannot see others in pain and not feel compelled to do something about it The poem starts off with the narrator speaking about their own experiences of empathy when seeing others in sorrow asking rhetorical questions about the nature of human beings with a possible underlying wonder about whether or not we are desensitized to the pain of others. very first line: “Can I see another’s woe and not be in sorrow too?” continues to ask these rhetorical questions about familial relationships when he brings up a mother and father hearing their children in pain In the in the third stanza, the spea...   [tags: Human, Poetry, Suffering, Stanza]

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Heart Of Darkness By Joseph Conrad

- Joseph Conrad’s novella, Heart of Darkness, showcases a steady decline of one 's sanity, through the voyage that the main character, Marlow, takes through the Congo River; this is shown by the french ship firing into the jungle, Kurtz’s letters, and the stops at the three stations: the outer, center, and inner. The first showcase of madness in this novella is when Marlow is about to enter the congo and he sees a French war ship firing randomly into the jungle. The French have a French warship firing into an uninhabited land, so they can battle the natives that live the congo....   [tags: Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad]

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Theories Of The Universe Beginning

- Theories of the Universe beginning Throughout history there has always been discussions and theories as to how the universe came to be. Where did it come from. How did it happen. Was it through God that the universe was made. These philosophies have been discussed and rejected and new theories have been created. I will discuss three theories from our studies, Kalam’s Cosmological Argument, Aquinas’s Design Argument, and Paley’s Design Argument. In this article, I will discuss the arguments and what these arguments state as their belief....   [tags: Universe, Big Bang, Redshift, Watchmaker analogy]

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When Working On An Assignment

- When working on an assignment in a group it is best to set roles for each team member. That is a process called Group Dynamics. Each team member would have a different function in each group. One member would take the Devil’s Advocate role. That position is for a person in the group that can never agree with any of the members ideas’. It helps the group by allowing them to see what it is like having to deal and work with a difficult team member during the assignment. Another member would take the role of the Listener....   [tags: Critical thinking, Cognition]

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Wrong Decision Making And Consequences

- Running Head: WRONG DECISION-MAKING AND CONSEQUENCES 1 WRONG DECISION-MAKING AND CONSEQUENCES STUDENT NAME UNIVERSITY OF THE PEOPLE BUS 4405: Written Assignment Unit 6 March 09, 2016 WRONG DECISION-MAKING AND CONSEQUENCES 2 Introduction Every living being, even animals, has to make decision throughout their whole lives for their survivals. Because of being human beings, we are more important to make our decision properly for the sake of ourselves, our families, our villages, our towns, our country, and finally of our world as a whole....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory]

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Sample Resume : Chocolate Parfaits

- Chocolate Parfaits Serves 4/ Prep time: 20 minutes Parfaits are happy; they look charming and whimsical, especially if you layer them perfectly in real parfait glasses. You can put as many layers as you like, as long as the chocolate and whipped cream do not mix and ruin the effect. If you crave a chocolate mousse presentation instead, fold the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture until it is completely incorporated. Under 30 Minutes, Make Ahead 1 avocado, peeled and pitted ¼ cup cocoa powder ¼ cup egg white protein powder ¼ cup water ½ teaspoon stevia ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch of sea salt 1½ cups heavy (whipping) cream ¼ teaspoon stevia 1. Place the avocado, cocoa powder,...   [tags: Milk, Ice cream, Chocolate, Cream]

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Supply Chains Are All Exercises

- Supply chains are all exercises that create or give an item as well as support to a client. Verifiably store network administration has been about decreasing expense. Overseeing inventory network expense is key vital wanting to stay aggressive in a worldwide business sector. All associations have an inventory network. A production network incorporates outside, inside, approaching, and active. Outside and inside supply chains are individuals, parts, crude material, crude sustenance, data, improvement of individuals and ventures, designing, work, completed items, and segments of items that will approaching supplies, use, stockpiling, appropriation and proficiently, to accomplish most extreme e...   [tags: Marketing, Business-to-business]

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Factors Influencing The Decision Making

- Introduction Managers and executives make decisions on a daily basis, and not all bad decision making arises from lack of correct information, or an error in the actual technical process of decision making which would imply incompetence on the part of the executive. Hammond, Keeney, and Raiffa (1989), posit that bad decisions, especially catastrophic ones, can be made by the hidden traps present in our subconscious mind, which influence the decision-making process without the decision maker being aware of it....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory, Cognition]

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Poetry Analysis: "The Tyger"

- William Blake’s 1793 poem “The Tyger” has many interpretations, but its main purpose is to question God as a creator. Its poetic techniques generate a vivid picture that encourages the reader to see the Tyger as a horrifying and terrible being. The speaker addresses the question of whether or not the same God who made the lamb, a gentle creature, could have also formed the Tyger and all its darkness. This issue is addressed through many poetic devices including rhyme, repetition, allusion, and symbolism, all of which show up throughout the poem and are combined to create a strong image of the Tyger and a less than thorough interpretation of its maker....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]

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Does God Really Exist?

- The existence of God or rather an intelligent being with define abilities has been a contentious issue of discussion since time immemorial. There are as many people advocating for divinity in the creation of the universe as there are people doubting the existence of this Supreme Being with unique and really frightening capabilities who designed and created the universe. Among the chief advocates of the thought of the existence of God and perfect order in the creation of the universe is William Paley....   [tags: create, universe, disorder]

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