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Leadership in Modern Times

- ... In essence, they will be a hybrid professional, providing integrated solutions for PR, Web, SEO, advertising and branding that used to require multiple agencies and consultants. As a result, these complementary, yet competitive, industries will converge. A Conflict and Crisis Manager An effective PR professional must understand the conflict management life, four phases of conflict and process specific techniques and functions that underline the each phase....   [tags: modern day public relations]

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Tiger Woods: A Modern Day Tragic Hero

- Thesis: Professional golfer Tiger Woods is a modern-day tragic hero because his flaw of excessive pride directly led to the destruction of both his personal relationships and his professional career. Tiger took complete responsibility for his actions, but it came too late and by then he ended up suffering consequences that were excessive compared to his errors. One reason why Tiger Woods could be characterized as a modern day tragic hero is because he demonstrates the tragic flaw of excessive pride in the way he felt he was superior to be committed to just his own wife....   [tags: Modern Tragic Heros]

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The Stress Of A Modern Day Educator

- The Stress of a Modern-Day Educator Stress among teachers is quite high recently because of large workloads and press for high test scores in their class. Educators must be able to stay focused, however, if society does not decide the reason for the education system to be in effect it will not matter if the teachers are focused or not. Education has always been a part of the world. The first American school was founded almost four hundred years ago, over the years many things have changed: some of these changes were for the better, but others might not have been for the good of the students future....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, History of education]

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The Modern Day Would Be The Republic

- Plato was truly inspired by his teacher, Socrates; in fact he was so inspired that he wrote a full dialogue with ten books full of Socrates wisdom. He also wrote many other dialogues using the language of Socrates, the most significant one to the modern day would be The Republic. The reason why is because it follows the idea of justice and an ideal city. These ideas discussed have been tried to be put to use several times in the past and still in the present. Unfortunately, the human nature of this generation is so coherently bad that it has not been successful so far....   [tags: Plato, Mind, Soul, Virtue]

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The Efficiency of the Modern Day Soldier

- Mankind has been engaged in many conflicts throughout history. Each conflict and battle has brought new weapons that have resulted in an increase in combat deaths. The development of these new weapons has also forced the development of new ways to protect and enhance the survival of the soldiers. U.S. soldiers are safer and more efficient today because of technological advances in robotic warfare, nonlethal weapons, and vehicles, and improved soldier equipment. The efficiency of the modern day soldier has improved because of the new technology in robotic warfare....   [tags: conflict, robot warfare, combat deaths]

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Living in a Modern Day Slavery

- “Children being sold for sex at truck stops; servants held in captivity and forced to clean for free, and women forced into the sex industry, forfeiting their earnings.” (Baldas, 2012, p.A.1) Human trafficking, commonly know as ‘modern-day slavery’; “--involves the use of deception and coercion to persuade victims to cross national borders in search of new jobs and better opportunities. Once the target has arrived in a foreign country, he or she is then forced into some form of labor bondage.” (Staff, 2013) Human trafficking does not just happen in developing countries, it can also happen in developed countries....   [tags: sex industry, human trafficking, HIV/AIDS]

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Modern Day Education : The Future

- Schools The future. A spectacular, but entirely unnerving subject. In the 20th century people saw the future as an amazing place, new inventions whizzing down streets every which way. Everything shining, sparkling, dazzling us. But how do we see the future now. We see a future of uncertainty. Albert Einstein once said, "As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.". The world around us is in constant motion, ever changing....   [tags: Education, School, High school, Teacher]

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The Issue Of Modern Day Slavery

- Is the history of slavery repeating itself. How can the issue about modern day slavery, such as human trafficking, go unnoticed. Many people might think that slavery is a thing of the past. In fact, the slavery of colonial period mutated to modern day slavery which is largely known as human trafficking. The thirteenth amendment was successful in abolishing slavery overtly. However, the concept of slavery became a global underground issue in the society of 21st century, just like after civil right movements racism thought to be ended but became modern racism....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Prostitution]

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The Prevalence of Modern Day Slavery

- In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, (1831) Victor Frankenstein created a horrific monster, which was so ugly it hid from the public eye, and ended up taking many innocent lives. We have a monster even more horrific in our modern day world that also thrives in secrecy, stealing innocent lives. This monster is slavery. It is a common misconception that slavery no longer exists today, that we got rid of it in the 1800s, or that it exists still in some countries, but it isn’t nearly as bad as it was in the days of the transatlantic slave trade....   [tags: sexual exploitation, labor, ]

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The Modern Day Oracle of Delphi

- In modern day society, people don’t journey to the Oracle of Delphi to find out about their future. They go to a bank to protect their money or an economist to track which stocks are on the rise. And people don’t conduct sacrifices to prevent disease; they get vaccinations and routine testing at a doctor’s office. No longer does society rely on stars; it relies on science. While the Greeks believed in the power of oracles and stars, humanity now looks to science to foresee its fate. And as long as people have tried to find out their destinies, they have also tried to evade them....   [tags: Attempting to Escape Fate]

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Obesity : A Modern Day Epidemic

- The United States has a modern day epidemic – Obesity. Over the years, the United States have been scrutinized about its growing obesity problem. According to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, “more than one-third of adults and 17% of youth in the United States are obese.” With the rise on kidnapping and distracted driving, most parents elect to keep their children inside. This has created a younger generation denied of exercise unless under close supervision. Social media and growing technology have become an everyday life necessity....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Public health, Hypertension]

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Diabetes : A Modern Day Pandemic

- Diabetes Mellitus is a modern day pandemic. There are nearly 3.5 million people who have been diagnosed with diabetes in the United Kingdom (DIABETES UK, 2016). There are two main types of diabetes that are a public health concern, type one and type two. Public health includes organised public or private measures put in place to prevent disease, promote health and prolong life in a population (WHO, 2016). Type 1 is an autoimmune disease where people have absolute insulin deficiency and this most commonly affects children and young adults, but can also occur in older adults, this is called latent autoimmune diabetes....   [tags: Obesity, Insulin, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes]

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The Modern Day Rules Of Baseball

- Baseball was founded in the 18th century and was derived from the European game of cricket. By the time the American Revolution began, contrasting variations of baseball were played nationwide. In September 1845, a group of men founded the New York Knickerbocker Baseball Club. One of these members, Alexander Joy Cartwright, is responsible for creating the modern-day rules of baseball. The Knickerbockers started the first official game of baseball in 1846 against a team of cricket players. On the other hand, softball was first developed on Thanksgiving Day 1887, while several men were awaiting the outcome of the Yale vs....   [tags: Baseball, Softball, Pitcher, Catcher]

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Moviemaking is a Modern Day Art

- Moviemaking is a modern day art that can inspire individuals. Making movies and creating music videos are ways to express a persons feelings and it can expand their imagination and creativity. It expresses one’s feelings about a particular subject. The purpose of movie making is to entertain, to amuse, to excite, and to intrigue the viewers that are watching. Movie production ranges from awesome, million- dollar, widescreen Hollywood epics to a parent recording a child’s birthday with just a regular home video camera....   [tags: hollywood, creating music and videos]

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The Issue Of Modern Day Slavery

- Even the issue of modern day slavery can be highly politicized. There were two competing versions of the “Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000” bill. The late Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-MN) sponsored a bill supported by Human Rights Watch that addressed sex trafficking, but it didn’t prioritize sex trafficking over any other form of human trafficking. The DOJ also supported this proposal and had direct input by making sure that there was specific language in the bill to include “force, fraud, or coercion.” Whereas, the other version, which was sponsored by Rep....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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Victims Of Modern Day Slavery

- Unfortunately, the numbers of service providers to modern day slavery victims have little resources. In 2000, Trafficking Victims protection law was passed, a law for all modern day slavery actions perform by modern slave owners. The law was used to protect people from slavery, however, most victims of modern day slavery are hard to find due to the owner moving them around. One other problem was the victims of modern day slavery were in fear of coming forward to get the help that they required from the law....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States]

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Modern Day Medicine And Medicine

- Modern day medicine is nothing compared to medicine from the past as a result of science excelling dramatically over the past centuries. Herbal remedies were considered modern medicine back in 3,000 B.C.; it was all people had back then to cure diseases, but it was also extremely affective for some. Of course, as technology and science both started to evolve, we saw a great increase in modern medicines rather than herbal, at home remedies. A massive percentage of modern day medicine contains chemical substances that are derived from botanical plants....   [tags: Medicine, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical drug]

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Modern Day Nursing At Australia

- Modern day nursing in Australia owes its foundation to Ms. Osburn, who was the Lady Superintendent to one of the first nursing teams sent to implement Florence Nightingales standards of nursing in Sydney. Ms. Osburn practiced the standards of nursing current to the day, however despite changes in modern nursing practice and personal failing in some areas, Ms. Osburn would still measure up to twenty first century nursing standards. This is evident by Ms. Osburn’s ability to use health care resources effectively and efficiently to promote optimal nursing and health care in the Sydney Infirmary and Dispensary....   [tags: Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Nurse, Health care]

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The Modern Day Fashion Designers

- Many modern day fashion designers have often looked back on the history of fashion, design, and styles that have had significant impact on society. The need for new ideas and inspirations has led to many designers to borrow and even reinvent ideas from those of the past. Many historic garments and works provide an invaluable resource for designers, examples can be found from eras such as the French golden age to the austerity of fashion during the great depression and war periods, where fashion experimentation was sometimes limited....   [tags: Fashion, Haute couture, History of fashion design]

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Hamlet: The Modern Day Tragedy

- In modern day society, nothing is as valuable as it was once believed. Respect is now a figment of the imagination and other values and morals that were once instilled in all are slowly starting to be corrupted or either vanished. Some things society considers acceptable now was heavily frowned upon in the past. In Hamlet, William Shakespeare displays a tragedy and its effects through complex dialogue of Hamlet, which can directly be associated with similar events we experience today. Hamlet’s tragedy is reflected everyday in various forms....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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A Modern Day Engineering Manager

- In the current highly competitive engineering environment, there is an intensified focus on management in the workplace. As a brief definition, “management is the process of getting things done, effectively and efficiently, with and through other people” (Robbins, DeCenzo and Coulter, 2011, p.32). A modern day engineering manager is required to fulfill several key functions and roles, and must possess specific skills to be successful. In his writing Fayol placed a strong emphasis on reflective analysis, where managers review previous events, process the information and make a decision based on their findings....   [tags: Motivation, Management, Employment]

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Bono: A Modern Day Transcendentalist

- In the 1830s the Transcendental movement sprouted. Through the movement founded by Ralph Waldo Emerson, the idea emerged that there is an inherent goodness in all of us. We learned that just because everyone else has a certain philosophy, it does not mean you are required to think that way. Transcendentalism revolved around the themes of religion, politics, the environment and intuition. Even though the transcendental movement ended more than a century and a half ago, its ideals thrive within modern day society....   [tags: Ralph Waldo Emerson, transcendentalism]

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The Modern Day Democratic System

- Immanuel Kant and, originally, Jeremy Bentham developed two very popular, mistakenly similar yet different theories on ethics. In this paper I will outline the main points of each theory and then relate them to modern times. I believe that today’s society could both fall into a Kantian moral standing, but more so I believe that today’s generation handles ethics with more of a utilitarian approach. The modern day democratic system is simply laid out in a utilitarian ethical standard. Kantian ethics was developed by Immanuel Kant towards the end of the Enlightenment period....   [tags: Immanuel Kant, Utilitarianism, John Stuart Mill]

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The Modern Day Shopping Mall

- The modern day shopping mall represents security. It is a long thread that winds through each resident of this country, binding the public tightly together. No person is untouched by this fascinating structure. It provides commonality in such a diverse population, and with that commonality comes comfort. Recently, I spent time at the Southside Works Shopping Center located in the city of Pittsburgh. Southside Works fits the profile of the average 21st century mall, complete with a movie theater, various popular retail stores, and of course, The Cheesecake Factory....   [tags: Selection, Work Experience]

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AIDS: The Modern Day Epidemic

- AIDS: The Modern Day Epidemic Did you know that if a straight line of pennies was made down any given road, extending one mile, there would be over a hundred thousand dollars worth of change on the street. Dimes. Well over a million dollars. How about something that hits closer to home, something like lives. In 1996, when the AIDS pandamenic was at its peak, a memorial quilt made of individual panels about six feet by three feet in size was displayed in Washington D.C. Each square of the quilt represented a single victim whose life was claimed by the disease....   [tags: AIDS]

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The Father of Modern-Day Chemistry

- Antoine Laurent Lavoisier is considered to be the father of modern-day chemistry (Balchin 36). He had an unbelievable impact on the way the world views chemistry today. From identifying elements to discovering the importance of the role of combustion, he played an essential part in the world’s scientific ideas and inventions. He was so influential that he is said to have an equal if not greater impact in chemistry as Newton did in physics (Tiner 90). He used the initial ideas of Joseph Priestley, Henry Cavendish, and Karl Scheele, and worked to prove them and make them more official (Tiner 90)....   [tags: Biography, Lavoisier]

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Modern Day Iraq and Iran

- This conflict was something that had been brewing for centuries. Modern day Iraq and Iran have conflicting interests and disputes over borders and control dating back to the Ottoman Turkish Empire as well as the Persian empire under the Safavids (Hiro, 1991). The majority of this war was fought by Saddam Hussein's Iraq and Ayatollah Khomeini's Iran. Both political leaders fighting to protect what they thought was theirs and what they wanted to take from the other side. Iran's main arguments for conflict were to either capture Iraqi oilfields thereby giving them bartering chips to secure the heavy firepower that Iraq had and Iran desperately needed, or to attack the Iraqi artillery that had...   [tags: Middle East, Current Events]

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Is Modern Day Media Deceitful?

- ... Exposure to sexual content amongst adolescents can also be dangerous in the sense that it influences teenage behavior and attitudes about sexual activity and sex roles. For instance, of all female video game characters, 60% of them are unnecessarily oversexualized. Although video games may be more easily monitored by parents, in circumstances where that is not possible, being exposed to this type of sexualization is particularly damaging to the mindsets of children. Young girls can likely be influenced by this kind of sexualization, feeling that they must dress or act in similar ways to these video game characters in order to impress, seduce or pursue a partner....   [tags: fabricated exaggerations, celebrities]

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The Modern Day Term Ptsd

- The modern day term PTSD was originally used to describe a soldier who was adversely affected by war. Over the course of time and studies, researchers found that the Holocaust, natural disasters, and man-made disasters could also lead to PTSD symptoms. PTSD has evolved into a more common diagnosis but still each person evaluated must meet the criteria needed to classify their illness as PTSD but there is a very thin line between PTSD and moral injury. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is a mental disorder in which the person experiences a traumatic event, and later can experience PTSD symptoms....   [tags: Psychological trauma]

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The Modern Day Religious Movement

- In regards to this notion, a particular section of the book resonated with me in light of recent political events, even though this book was written several years before. On page 166, Dr. Kimball quotes another prominent author, Chris Hedges, in calling the modern day religious movement as nothing more than “contemporary fascism.” In light of the rise of Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, and, in particular, Donald Trump in the Republican Primary, this comparison couldn’t be more true. Although not explicitly religiously motivated, even being attacked as not Godly enough, the fear that pours out of the religious pundits can be clearly heard in Trump’s statements and positions....   [tags: Islam, Religion, Sharia, Muhammad]

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Gregor Mendel : Modern Day

- Gregor Mendel was an Austrian monk who studied how traits were passed from one generation to the next; his studies became the foundations of modern day though. “Many organisms…reproduce sexually.” Organisms that reproduce this way inherit a combination of genes from both of their parents and they will later pass these genes onto their offspring as well. Genes from both parents can be the same as well as code for different forms of a trait. These different forms are called alleles. The alleles that show depend on a large number of factors....   [tags: Genetics, Allele, Gregor Mendel, Dominance]

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Sexism: Modern Day Society

- The horror movie cliché has a vast amount of stereotypical archetypes such as the dumb jock, the promiscuous female, the geek, and the innocent virgin. There are plenty of more archetypes that are on the protagonist side and as well as the antagonist side of the story. Of course in horror movies the antagonist archetype is the slow-walking, super-human and/or creature-like monster that usually wins a running race against their prey except is killed ultimately by the innocent virgin. There are movies in the past, present and likely future that will always contain these archetype characters because we have them in every aspect of life....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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The Modern Day Slavery

- Every year millions of innocent kids, adults, males and females are forced to do things against their will. Whether its forced labor or prostitution, human trafficking happens everyday, everywhere, and all the time. It happens in the most unlikely places with the most unlikely people. Your neighbor, pastor, teacher, or even a family friend could be apart of the trafficking system. Human trafficking is problem that affects millions of lives and needs to be stopped by educating people about it. Human trafficking is the 2nd biggest illegal industry behind the drug trade....   [tags: trafficking, trade, victims]

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Modern Day Hobby: Woodworking

- Woodwoorking Research Paper Woodworking is an excellent craft for all individuals. Woodworking has developed from an important necessity to a modern day hobby. Many Individuals rely on woodworking for income, shelter, transportation, and other necessities for survival. Woodworking is an excellent way to express ones creativity and skills. Woodworking is a fine art that is able to improve several factors of life if used correctly. Many individuals find woodworking appealing due to it’s usefulness and it’s lucrative ventures....   [tags: spirits, native americans, early societies]

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Modern Day Slavery

- The word slavery tends to evoke images of Africans being transported in chains during the trans-Atlantic slave trade, victims of the Holocaust during World War II, or Japanese prisoners in the internment camps along the West Coast of the United States. Slavery, also referred to as human trafficking, can be defined as the systematic practice of the removal of individual rights and freedoms as well as the implication of inhumane conditions including forced labor or sex. The United Nations defines human trafficking as “the recruitment, transport and receipt of people across borders by improper means, such as force, abduction, fraud or coercion” (“Human Trafficking”)....   [tags: Human Trafficking Essays]

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Modern Day Chinatown

- Modern day Chinatown is a vibrant and bustling community full of bright colors and Chinese characters adorning buildings as far as the eye can see. Chinese elders roam around the narrow and unkempt streets while children frolic around from store to store with wide smiles, riffling through toy stores as store owners look on. Mothers scurry from store to store searching for the most tender meats to buy for the night's dinner or for the next day's lunch. Tourists from nearby downtown drift into the heart of Chinatown with large and expensive cameras, posing for pictures with Lion head statues and continue on, buying cheap Chinatown goods along the way....   [tags: Asian Americans]

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Modern Day Alchemist

- Webster's Dictionary defines alchemy as “a power or process that changes or transforms something in a mysterious or impressive way.” Alchemy can be performed many ways, like changing base metals into gold. Most alchemists say it is a very inexplicable transmuting. Others may say it is an exploration of a plethora of substances. Another group of alchemists believe it is a part of depth psychology. Whatever it may be it has changed the lives of people starting from the early civilizations of China and Egypt....   [tags: Great Red Water, Nigredo]

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The Internet : The Greatest Invention Of The Modern Day

- The internet. The world is becoming more linked with it every passing day. It’s what allows your smart phone to connect to twitter, and what allows you to skype someone on the other side of the planet. Most people have used it every day for good reason, it’s awesome. The internet is perhaps the greatest invention of the modern day. It has changed billions of people’s lives, and has changed our society to revolve around it. The funny thing is, like a lot of inventions, the brilliant people who developed the early forms of the what we call the internet today had no idea how their invention would change the world....   [tags: Internet, World Wide Web, History of the Internet]

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Modern Day Influences of the Mongolian Empire

- Modern Day Influences of the Mongolian Empire Mongolia was the largest contiguous land empire in human history. It existed in the 13th and 14th centuries, however its traditions and influences can be found all throughout the world today. The Mongolian Empire was due to the unification of the Mongol and Turkic tribes under the rule of Genghis Khan in 1206. This paramount empire connected the east and west using Pax Mongolica which allowed trade all throughout Eurasia. However, the Mongolian Empire’s importance did not die with the fall of the Empire in 1368, but the vital influences remain significant even today....   [tags: empire, culture, technology]

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The Hierarchy Of The Modern Day Asian Lifestyle

- While hierarchy is often seen as an ancient mode of survival, it has also permeated into many significant facets of the modern-day Asian lifestyle. This particular essay will explore the hierarchy that is the norm in both households and social situations in Japan, all the while also exploring the political and filial hierarchy as well as the significance of the hierarchical structure that is shared with Feudal Europe. Warring European states adopted feudalism in order to introduce structure and efficiency into the lives of the people during the Middle Ages....   [tags: Middle Ages, Feudalism, Confucianism, Structure]

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The Technological Achievements Of A Modern Day Smartphone

- We live in a world complete unconceivable to previous inventors. The technological achievements we have created in the last seventy-five are tremendous. Equally, the concept of a modern-day smartphone would baffle the most optimistic computer scientists of the 19th century. Concurring with the increase of technology however, leaves our security in jeopardy. With a present interest to tinker with computers as a young child accordingly, I choose to major in cybersecurity. Around an age of about 13 I was fascinated by the emerging technologic achievements of the early 2000’s....   [tags: Computer security, Security, Information security]

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The Amish And Modern Day British Societies

- In the following essay the Amish and modern day British societies are compared, using the main sociological terms of culture, norms and values, inequality and conflict, social stratification, social class and life chances. When comparing the societies it is essential to be familiar with the key sociological definitions. Culture is the way of life, all things that are learned and shared by society or group of people and transmitted from generation to generation. It consists of different elements that a society regards as important, such as language, beliefs, norms, values and behaviours....   [tags: Sociology, Social stratification, Social class]

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The Giver, Equilibrium and Modern Day Society

- In our modern world, many would classify this current generation as disappointing and sometimes even, pathetic. We often categorize ourself as greed, trying to take more than we need. Many believe that our society is corrupted and can not be fixed although some sit back and just watch, much like, in both the book and the film. In 'The Giver', the elders gave an appearance of a perfect society with no violence, no problems and no pain but hid valuable information to many. They simply dismissed all of their wrong-doings for the better of their perfect world which in many cases is exactly like real life....   [tags: false security, information, wrong doings]

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The Macbeth Principle with Modern Day Leaders

- In the play, Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, the concept I traced was fate and freewill. Macbeth was forced to choose between fate and freewill when he heard of the witches’ prophecy. This concept was interesting because you were tracing how Macbeth’s decisions would affect him later in the story, an example is when he kills Banquo and then later Banquo’s ghost comes to haunt him. These decisions would ultimately decide his future and shape his personality as a ruler. Macbeth choose free will and therefore became king through lying, cheating and murder, his rule as a king was similar to his upbringing as a king....   [tags: Mugabe, Putin, Jong Un]

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A Historical Perspective On Modern Day Slavery

- A Historical Perspective on Modern Day Slavery For the last decade, the trafficking of people for the purposes of both labor and sexual exploitation has been at the forefront of several governments as well as non- government agencies worldwide. There has been some coverage in the media inferring to the possibility that there is an issue with the United States’ (U.S.) boarders. However, the U.S has been significantly less visible in comparison to other nations when compared to other countries such as Japan, France, and Canada....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, United States]

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Comparing The Classic And Modern Day Vampires

- Lexie Phongthai-Yochum English 175 Dracula Vs Twilight In Twilight, Edward Cullen presents the question; “ But what if I’m not the hero. What if I’m the bad guy?” The role of vampires is very controversial. Back in the day they were evil, soulless monsters and people genuinely feared them. However, in the present day it seems that we have grown to love them and even hope to one day be them. There are a plethora of vampire stories and many of them have become immense hits. With so many vampire stories, it is not uncommon that readers are able to identify a vast amount of similarities....   [tags: Stephenie Meyer, Twilight, Bella Swan, Vampire]

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The Great Flood Of Modern Day Systems

- In modernity, we focus on learning from the mistakes of history’s past. This method existed long ago before the written word, in perhaps the first civilization ever established. The city of Sumer belonged to the city Mesopotamia, a development named for its geographical position between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers which neighbors current day Iraq. Although it is not common knowledge, Sumer is responsible for unbelievable feats in history, and is accountable for the foundation of a bulk of modern day systems similar to organized religion and many forms of government....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Sumer, Civilization]

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Modern Day Medicine Is Influenced By Galen

- Modern day medicine is strongly influenced by Galen, who made enormous contributions to the medical practice. His experience in gladiatorial sports, dissections, and writings were few of many factors that led him to become a well-known and respected physician. Furthermore, the practice of medicine has been revolutionizing and evolving as time passes and although, it has changed, there are still robust similarities from Galen’s time. There were various key elements behind Galen’s medical ideas and his practice of patient care....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Anatomy, Human body]

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Food Insecurity : A Modern Day Plague

- Food Insecurity: A Modern Day Plague How often does one think about when his/her next meal will be. If you are the average American, the answer will most likely be “in a couple of hours”; however, there is a good chance that you might also be one of the fifty million Americans that would most likely answer “I don’t know… whenever I can afford it, I guess.” Roughly every one in six Americans would have some sort of response like the one presented because that is how many are considered food insecure....   [tags: Sociology, Symbolic interactionism]

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The 1979 Revolution and Modern Day Iran

- Iran is the first and the only proclaimed Islamic republic in the world. Its constitution dates back to 1979 when a coalition of clerics, students, merchants and intellectuals overthrew the Pahlavian monarchy under a revolution popularly known as the 1979 Revolution (Rehan, 4). The 1979 Revolution also referred to as the Iranian Revolution or the Islamic Revolution, refers to the events that involved the overthrowing of the Pahlavi dynasty under the leadership of Mohammed Shah Pahlavi and its replacement with an Islamic republic under the leadership of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeni....   [tags: Political Science]

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Cell Phones : A Modern Day Necessity

- Cell phones have become a modern day necessity. There are over 266 million cell phone subscribers in America, and many Americans use their cell phones as their primary source of communication (Emerging markets fuel cell phone growth). Cell phones which once where a luxury item are now considered an everyday requirement. When walking down the street everyone from the young to the elderly seems to be talking or texting on their cellular devices. How are cell phones affecting the generation of the future....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging]

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Human Trafficking : A Modern Day Slavery

- According to UNODC (United Nation Office on Drug and Crime) which bases its estimates on national statistic, 22,000 victims were come about in 2006. As “smuggling” and “Human trafficking” may seem to be the same thing, they are actually relatively different, some victims come out and tell their stories, and those stories are never the same. As human smuggling is attempted transportation or illegal entry of a person across and international border. This generally occurs with the consent of the people and after being smuggled they no longer speak to the smuggler after they enter into the country, it has become a result that the people that are illegally entering into the united states are smug...   [tags: Human trafficking, Smuggling, People smuggling]

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Human Trafficking Is The Modern Day Slavery

- “Stolen people, stolen dream” is the brutality faced by numerous, vulnerable, gullible children in the black market around the world even in the admirable United States. Trafficking of children is the modern day slavery, the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. More than ever, it has become a lucrative method that is trending in the underground economy. A pimp can profit up to $150,000 per children from age 4-12 every year, as reported by the UNICEF....   [tags: United States, Human trafficking, U.S. state]

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World War I And The Modern Day

- In this age, the world revolves around technology, but it hasn’t always been like this. The United States has taken many steps towards becoming what it is today. From radios to smartphones, and trains to cars, the nation depends on technological advances to help its people become more productive and make the lives of many people more easier and faster. The new ways to manufacture goods has improved vastly and has given everyone access to them. The new weapons and defenses have changed warfare from World War I to the modern day....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Franklin D. Roosevelt]

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An Empowering Sign Of Modern Day Society

- An empowering sign of modern day society includes the famous golden arch symbol of the grand francise, McDonalds. According to an article, McDonald’s spent over $978 million on advertising in 2013 (Statista, par. 1). McDonald’s is just a big chunk of the 40,000 advertisments that children and adolescents see on TV in a year alone (Strasburger, par. 1). Advertisments have been essentially known as a marketing strategy to improve sales, but has now become a way to mask away the reality of issues. Research shows that, “markets spend over $500 billion a year towards advertising… The average 65 year old in the U.S....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Hamburger, Nutrition]

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Human Trafficking Is The Modern Day Slavery

- Imagine finding yourself entering the world where you are forced to perform sexual acts to another person. Now, imagine entering this life at during adolescence, this is Human Trafficking. Human Trafficking is defined as the modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act, tied to this is Sex Trafficking which is the commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such an act has not attained 18 years old (Dovydaitis, 2011); the average age for girls that are placed in this lifestyle is 12 to 14 years and the average age for boys is 11 to 13 years....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Rape]

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Leadership Development Of The Modern Day Church

- Considering the fast-paced global economy, and the dynamics of the modern day church, effective leadership practices are essential to the healthy growth of an organization (Blanchard, 2013). In addition, effective leadership practices are also conducive to creating passion amongst employees and customer devotion; thus, there is a direct parallel between the quality of an organization’s leadership, and whether or not an employee or customer remains loyal to an organization (Blanchard, 2013, para....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Leadership development]

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Renaissance Influence on Modern Day Fashion

- Many people would not believe that there are so many similarities between modern day fashion and the fashion of the renaissance time period. Many differences may be seen between the two, but the similarities are remarkable. Throughout all of time, clothing has been the major representation of social classes. What people wear has always been the distinguishing factor between the wealthy and the poor classes of both the renaissance and current time period. The evolution from time period to time period has been vast, but the fact that what people wear represents what class they reside in is still very prevalent....   [tags: Fashion]

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Human Trafficking : Modern Day Slavery

- In the twenty-first century, there is an ongoing debate centrally concerned with human trafficking and whether or not it should be categorized as form of slavery. Some downplay the danger of trafficking because they do not see the visible effects of it in today’s society. In reality, human trafficking has become a growing black market business and one of the top three organized crimes in the world. If not rescued, trafficked victims are sold at these black markets and subjected to cruel living conditions for their entire life....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Human rights]

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Marketing Concepts Of Modern Day Marketing

- Modern day marketing is defined as “the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large.” According to the American Marketing Association (Definition of Marketing, 2010). This take on marketing is comparable to, but different from the traditional way of marketing, called the four Ps. The four Ps were introduced in the early 1950s and consist of product, promotion, place, and price (Tanner & Raymond, 2010, p....   [tags: Marketing, Advertising, Concept, Price]

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Human Trafficking And Modern Day Slavery

- h About Modern-Day Slavery Human trafficking is a sugarcoated word for modern-day slavery. It happens everywhere and to everyone. It is still not a topic that world leaders discuss today because they do not see it as a big issue, but unfortunately, it is bigger than we think. Children, at the age of seven, get married off to older men because sometimes their family sees the girl as a burden or they need money to feed their other family members. Most of the children get sold from one man or woman to another....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Want, Human]

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Pio Nono and Modern Day Papacy

- During his extraordinarily and eventful long reign, Pio Nono laid the ground work for the modern day papacy. He was the longest serving Pope to date with a reign of thirty one years. When his sovereignty was lost, his supporters rallied around him which resulted in the Papacy becoming more centralized within Rome. He was known as a politically conservative Pope who was adverse to the modern ideas, although he was also a reformer and innovator within the Catholic Church. The end of his reign sees the separation of the papacy from the world’s political powers....   [tags: pope, church, vatican]

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Modern Day Slavery And Human Trafficking

- “Money may be able to buy a lot of things, but it should never, ever be able to buy another human being,” asserts Secretary of State John F. Kerry. As defined by the United States Department of State, modern day slavery, also known as trafficking in persons or human trafficking, is the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. As this definition suggests, modern day slavery indeed involves the buying of another human being....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Illegal immigration]

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Modern-Day Prohibition- The Criminalization of Marijuana

- In January of 1919, the 18th amendment, the prohibition of alcohol, was ratified due to progressive movements. It was soon repealed in 1933, when crime increased and issues spread throughout the country. The concept of “gangsters” was established and unsafe alcohol became apart of America’s diet. This problem is now evident in this country today. Marijuana, an all natural plant that is known to get someone “high,” or to alter the state of mind, has been illegal since 1937 when the Marijuana Tax Act was put into action....   [tags: marijuana, weed, cannabis, prohibition]

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Human Trafficking : Modern Day Slavery

- Do you know what human trafficking is. How does it affect our society and what can we do to stop these kinds of activities that have been held in our community. Human trafficking is modern day slavery. It has been happening currently in many countries around the world, especially in Asian countries. Many people have been victimized by this activity, mainly the women and children under the age of 18 years. Poor and vulnerable, those people who are in trapped are the victim of this trafficking. Many victims of human trafficking fall victim to prostitution....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Sex industry]

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A Modern Day Slavery: Human Trafficking

- Human Trafficking Human trafficking in the United States is a modern day form of slavery. No matter what country one resides there is a risk of being taken, enslaved and in some cases brutally and unlawfully controlled by others. All, while living or merely existing in unethical environments. When hearing terms such as Human trafficking and sex slavery, one might picture an image of young girls being beaten and abused in a foreign country such as Asia or Eastern Europe. Many of these young women and children are enslaved right here in The United States in several different communities across the nation....   [tags: unethical, sex, criminal]

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Modern Day And Age Parenting Styles

- In today’s modern day and age parenting styles have begun to differentiate from the way children were raised in the past generations. Some are now beginning to decide that the experiences gained by children at a younger age are not as ideal as that of academic success. These creates a divide between the two different parenting styles and makes us question who has the more ideal parenting style. Some may believe a child’s academic success is the only form of success, however a child’s childhood is very important....   [tags: Childhood, Parenting, Academia, Parenting styles]

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Negative Effects of Modern Day Technology

- Negative Effects of Modern Day Technology Where have all the humans gone. To their screens of course, where they always go these days. The digital crowd has a way of incorporating technology into everything, to the point where a family can’t sit in a room together for a half an hour without somebody, or everybody, peeling off to their electronics. The long term affects of growing up saturated in technology is slowly being discovered and the findings are not positive. People are becoming amerced in an unrealistic world....   [tags: Technology ]

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Modern Day American Society : Education

- Education is a very powerful key to success in modern day American society. More often than not, a person will not be able to find a decent job unless they have graduated from a reputable college with a degree. Because of this change in society, it has brought a lot of pressure by parents for their child to graduate and get a degree. A lot of those who graduate with a degree are not always the best candidate for the job, and even with the degree, they are not even always guaranteed a job. But personally, getting an education shouldn’t be as big of a deal, as it is now....   [tags: Higher education, High school, Education, College]

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A Look Inside Modern Day Benin

- Modern day Benin is located along the Western coast of Africa. Benin is only 112,622 square kilometers, making it one of Africa’s smallest countries. Benin today however, differs significantly from the kingdom that it was during the pre-colonial and colonial periods. The people, culture, and government have all changed due to colonization. (The World Fact Book, 2014) The great kingdom of Dahomey once resided where Benin is today. Dahomey’s origins can be traced back to the 1600s, during which two groups of people named the Aja and the Fon occupied Dahomey, (The World Fact Book, 2014)....   [tags: kingdom of Dahomey, Africa]

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Human Trafficking or Modern Day Slavery

- Human Trafficking The United States has always been known for sticking their nose in places where it does not belong. America has been part of wars that could have been avoided, scandals that had nothing to do with the United States. Millions of lives over the years could have been spared if America would have just simply stayed where they belong. What if though, America feels like they have to get involved in forging affairs if they think it can cause or is causing a problem on American soil or with Americans themselves....   [tags: scandals, victims, children, women]

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Martin Luther : Modern Day Germany

- Martin Luther was born in Eisleben, Saxony that today is known as modern day Germany. At the time where he lived was part of the Holy Roman Empire. Because of the Roman influence in this area Catholicism was the main religion and really the only form of Christianity. He was born to Hans and Margaret Luther in the year 1483 on November 10th. His Father decided to move Martin and his family to the city Mansfeld at a young age. This was a convenient place for the family to move so his father could work in the copper mines there....   [tags: Martin Luther, Protestant Reformation, Indulgence]

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Modern Day And Old Age Art

- Reflecting back on my childhood days, I remember that people used to say that in a kid 's life, art was very important; given that I was a young child, the representation of art for me came inside the boxes of crayons, coloring books, and paint brushes accompanied by a piece of paper that gave freedom to my imagination, and fed my desire to be creative. It wasn 't until very late in my life, however, that I realized that art was so much more than just a combination of colors, shapes, themes, or symbols; I came to understand, that both modern day and old age art have the ability to illustrate certain sociological issues such as racism, and how through it, it is possible to see how certain soc...   [tags: African American, United States, Lil Wayne, Art]

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Modern Day China By Eli Friedman

- Modern-day China, a contradictory society, hosts a “communist” government and a capitalistic economy. Though China’s society seems counter-intuitive to Karl Marx’s theories, Eli Friedman provides an in-depth analysis of what is actually going on. Marx reads the analysis, finding out how and why it relates to his theory. Friedman’s analysis of Chinese workers emphasizes the constant strikes held in China, but Marx sees these efforts as fruitless due to minimal grand change. The workers are winning, some “amounting to a 50 percent [wage] hike for regular workers” (China in Revolt, 3)....   [tags: Capitalism, Marxism, Socialism, Communism]

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Stephen Hawking, a Modern Day Hero

- There are many people who could be considered a hero. A hero doesn’t have to be someone who could fly, run with great speed, and shoot lasers. A hero can be anyone who makes a difference. It can be your parents, a firefighter , your doctor, or even a friend. They don’t need to be a professional athlete or celebrity, they can be a normal person living a normal life. One modern day hero is Stephen Hawking because of his great accomplishments; he overcame the risks of his disease, helps scientists and improves lives of people around the world....   [tags: Physicist, Scientist]

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Terrorism And Our Modern Day Future

- By defining terrorism, we can begin to look at what terrorism really is about. It is not just coercion, but it’s also revenge. It is the deliberate act of killing innocent people in order to achieve a terrorist’s political and religious goals. To justify terrorism equals justifying the innocent slaughter. Terrorism challenges the natural need for humans to see their world as predictable, orderly, and controllable. The violence of terrorism in its many forms is abhorrent to all that believe human life is a gift of god and therefore infinitely precious....   [tags: Terrorism, Violence, Definition of terrorism]

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Human Trafficking : Modern Day Slavery

- Human trafficking is “Modern Day Slavery,” in Canada today. From April 2007 to December 2013, there were 50 cases where human traffickers were found guilty, and from those cases, 97 people were convicted of human trafficking offenses. The Ontario Women’s Justice Network (OWJN) defines human trafficking as the recruitment and control of individuals that are exploited and taken advantage of against their will, (OWJN, p. 1- 2). There are various forms of human trafficking in Canada and the victims are vulnerable in all classes, genders, ages, and industries, but research needs to improve to validate concrete statistics....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Government of Canada]

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Biblical Origins And Modern Day Meanings

- Biblical Origins and Modern Day Meanings of Three Sacraments of the Catholic Church A sacrament is a deed by which God shows something that cannot be seen, but which is very real. In a loose definition, a sacrament is a symbolic action for an encounter between God and man. For example, a handshake or a hug is a sacrament of friendship. By means of what can be seen, the handshake and the hug; friendship, which cannot be seen, is expressed. Christians should reclaim the Sacraments in daily living and the effects within its unifying and austere magnitude....   [tags: Eucharist, Christianity, Catholic Church]

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Types Of Modern Day Firefighting Nozzles

- Nozzles Used in Firefighting Modern day firefighting nozzles can be divided into three main types, smoothbore, fog, and broken stream. For arguments sake this paper will focus on the smoothbore and fog nozzles, as they are the most widely accepted to be used for direct fire attack, as opposed to the broken stream nozzle. Typically both types of nozzles have some type of control valve attached which allows the operator to start, stop or reduce the flow of water to the nozzle discharge. Smoothbore Nozzle The original nozzle used in the fire service was the smooth bore....   [tags: Water, Temperature, Stream, Firefighter]

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Original Text For Modern Day Audience

- In my opinion, great books are retold to simplify the original text for modern day audience. They provide the reader with an insight of the most relevant and influential events from the original story. For instance, the original Ramayana was a series of eight lengthy books but, R.K. Narayana retold the story to make the original version easier to grasp. In fact, I believe his retelling was successful as it was significantly shorter, straight to the point and relevant to the current time. This was through his use of diction, style of writing and techniques that brought a contemporary feel to an ancient story....   [tags: Ramayana, Rama, Sita, Lanka]

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