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Is Beyonce Really A Feminist?

- Beyonce is known for glamour, makeup, and for dancing around in nearly nothing. She is an extremely prominent pop star, but she’s also known for being a coveted victim of the male ogle. Feminist is not a word normally used to describe Beyonce. Her recent declaration of her feminism has left many wondering if Beyonce really is a feminist. From booty shorts to hair weaves, most argue that Beyonce doesn’t look the part; therefore, she is not a feminist. She may not look the part of a feminist, but Beyonce is a feminist....   [tags: Feminism, Third-wave feminism, Women's rights]

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Is College Education Really Important?

- College Education Is getting a college education really as important as people say it is. Is a college education worth all the time and money put into it. Many People wonder if it is important to have a college education. While some people think it is okay not to have one, others think it is a must. Most people think that “In today’s increasingly global, knowledge-based economy, education has never been more important” ("Fact Sheet: Empowering States to Transform the Education Landscape"). While college can help a person make more money, have increased opportunities, and find jobs with better benefits, it is also very expensive, time-consuming, and risky....   [tags: High school, Higher education, Academic degree]

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Does God Really Exist?

- Religion is the belief in and worship of a phenomenal controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. Religion has been the part of human from the dawn of time, and whether people believe in almighty God or any other god. Most religions believe in a particular higher power, as a result it raises a question whether God really exists or not. Every person in this world can give an answer to that particular question in there on way and according to their religion. Some will say that God exists and they will give there proof of Gods existence, but there are others that believe God doesn’t exist and there is no such thing as God....   [tags: religion, god, exist]

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What I Really Me?

- It never really hit me until 8 months down the road, setting on the couch in front of the television. I messed up. All my hopes and dreams died January 18, 2000, I walked away from Pine Bluff High School, never to look back. I figured no one could tell me anything pretty much. In and out the foster care system from the age 2-14. At age 14 I found myself pretty stuck in the system until my 21st birthday. No, one really taught me much of right or wrong. I figured maybe, because most of the people I met coming up grown or not was doing something wrong themselves....   [tags: Debut albums, English-language films]

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Is Slavery Really Gone?

- According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of slavery is the "condition in which one human being is owned by another."It is a word that brings chills upon spines of those who have endured this horrible act. Slavery was an unconstitutional act that occured in America in the year 1619 and was endured for 246 years. It was a big issue in the American society because it brought racial injustice with in the American population. Even after when the 13th amendment signed, there was still this attitude/view of a slave engraved into the American mind....   [tags: labor, jobs, sweatshops, maid]

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Do Monsters Really Exit?

- Fitchburg, Wisconsin. It was the place I grew up. It was where mom had her motel for the longest time. It was the place I thought I'd always stay and live. It was the place my brother was attacked. It was the place where I met them, where they taught me that monsters really exist. When the Winchesters first told me that my brother had been attacked by some kind of monster I couldn't believe them. There was no way what they were saying was true. There was no such thing as monsters, no matter what I saw the night Asher had supposedly gotten sick....   [tags: Creative Writing]

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Do Mermaids Really Exist?

- Do mermaids really exist. This is a question that many have asked over the years but never really took the time to try and find out. I personally believe the existence of mermaids is definitely possible, especially considering the fact that the world has only explored five percent of our oceans. Scientists discover new sea creature species every single day but many still try to argue the fact that everything about mermaids is simply a myth. There are plenty of odd creatures we have discovered in the oceans, so why do people think it’s so ridiculous that the existence of mermaids could be possible....   [tags: half fish, rapid heartbeat]

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Did Jesus Really Exist?

- Did Jesus really exist. There are many facts and data that show the truth that was Jesus. Many people do not believe he was real, these people have their arguments as to why they do not believe that Jesus existed, but it is clear from historical documents that Jesus was real. Not only is there the Gospels from the Bible as evidence, there are other historical documents, non-Biblical, that prove he existed. What is probably considered the most popular and also the most in depth documentation is from the Bible....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Titus, Gospel of John]

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Are We Really Safe?

- Are We Really Safe. There is a crisis all around America that we would not actually believe to be a crisis; how safely we are protected by the bar’s security. Many bars and clubs have some form of security to supervise and make sure that everything is under control. Usually, if someone is in uniform, then we do not second guess our safety with them. The proper job description of a bar security guard is to make sure that everyone is safe within the bars premises and also to enforce liquor and bar entry laws to all patrons....   [tags: Security guard, Security, Guard, Rape]

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Is College Really Necessary?

- Is College really necessary. I chose this topic because of the fact I’m in college; I can relate to the importance. Whether people believe it or not, education is extremely important. Not only is it important, but it’s almost every parents dream for their child to ehance their education and attend college. Once a student high school years begin to close or the individual completes high school, question begin arising; “what are your plans when you graduate” or “what college do you plan on attending?” College most definitely has its pros and cons, but in the end college can be a favorable investment....   [tags: High school, Higher education, Bachelor's degree]

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Can Woman Really Fly?

- Can Woman Really Fly. There are many readings that easily correlate in the long history of atomic weaponry, but the one article that stood out in terms of its context would be Joseph J. Corn article entitles Making Flying “Thinkable”: Women Pilots and the Selling of Aviation. Unlike the others readings, like that from Bush and Rentezi, Corn’s article correlates more to aviation than the atom. The main point of Corn’s article is that women were extremely important in terms of aviation and without there involvement aviation would not be what it is today....   [tags: Aviation]

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What Is Life Really?

- They are a lot of things in this world and all of witch can make you believe a lot of things. I believe that you are you and no one can change that but you. I believe that everyone has their own purpose in life and when we get to our older years we know what that propos is through our own accomplishments, miss accomplishments heart aces failures, risks, and rewords. I believe in that no one mankind on this earth knows why he is truly here but simply cause he was put here by some divine super being, or not but he is just here....   [tags: personal reflections]

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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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Are We Really Equal?

- Are we really equal. Her name was Sarah Margaret Fuller. She was an American writer, critic, travel writer and translator. Fuller was a successful literary and social critic and a pioneering feminist. Fuller was the first of nine children born to a lawyer and his wife. She received an extensive private education from her father and later forming longstanding personal and professional relationships within the Transcendentalist movement, including friendships with Ralph Waldo Emerson, Horace Greeley and Nathaniel Hawthorne and she was admired by Edgar Allen Poe....   [tags: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Transcendentalism]

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Is Slavery Really Abolished?

- Is Slavery Really Abolished. Fredrick Douglas once said “I did not know I was a slave until I found out I couldn’t do things I wanted to do.” One of the synonyms of the word slave is vassal which the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines as one in a subservient or subordinate position. A person who is in a subordinate position is unable to do what they want to do, live where they want to live, work where they want to work or vote for their own representation. The United States abolished slavery as defined in the thirteenth amendment of Constitution which was passed January 31st, 1865 and reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall...   [tags: United States, United States Constitution, Slavery]

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Are Guns Really Safe?

- Are guns really safe. The subject of gun control has in the recent past become one of the issues that have elicited a variety of reactions from the entire American public. In as far as the American public is concerned it is a subject that has had both criticism and support in equal measure. The critics of this topic point to the belief that when violence involving guns arises, it is not guns that kill people but it is people that kill people (Lott 12). On the other hand, those people who support the subject of gun control argue that when people possess guns it leads individuals to engage in violence which is as a result of the feeling of power of others....   [tags: Gun politics in the United States, Firearm]

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Does Size Really Matter?

- Does size really matter. Barbie dolls, song lyrics, and television programs have created the mindset that one must fit into a particular body image. For example, the commodores even gave exact specifications for the size of the women they would like to see, listing this brick house of a women as being, 36,24,36 (Richie 1977). However, cultures expectations of the ideal body image has led to different effects upon different generations. In the twenty first century, the body image idol has created several effects including, but not limited, to obtainable standards, eating disorders, getting bullied, and an increase in the fitness industry market....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Female body shape]

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The Way It Really Was!

- The Way It Really Was. In the 1950's there were many problems. The Korean war and the civil rights struggle. Back then the music was all rhythm and blues (r &b). It was record mostly by black artists and for black audience but the white teenagers became interested. The music scene in the early 50's Before 1954 there were 3 distinct music areas. R & B,country and pop. Music stations usually played one type of music so listeners could easily find what type they wanted. Pop had 4 major recording companies....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Developmental Psychology : Psychological Psychology

- Developmental Psychology Not many children’s movies show children how the brain develops, stores memories and works in day to day life, but Inside Out does just that. Within this hour and a half movie the psychology topics of long term memory, short term memory, emotions, and development is all include. Although it is very clear Inside Out indulges on these psychological topics throughout the movie, memory and emotions take the spotlight. Developmental psychology may not be as obvious, but is still in several of the scenes in Inside Out....   [tags: Psychology, Developmental psychology, Time, Term]

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Overview of Lincoln's Assassination

- Lincoln’s inauguration was a debatable topic throughout the country. In the North, his upcoming presidency was highly supported. He was very open about his negative thoughts on slavery and opposed its expansion. The same thing that made him loved in the North, however, made him hated in the South. Even before he was inaugurated, he was receiving death threats by knives, guns, and poison ink (“The Unsuccessful Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln”). These threats were taken seriously and he had to be snuck into Washington before his first inauguration due to an assassination plot (“The Unsuccessful Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln”)....   [tags: slavery, death threats]

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What Are Business Ethics?

- Business ethics; what does it really mean. Some say it’s an oxymoron and the two words can’t exist together as a concept. These people will tell you that within business, there is no room for ethics and ethical behavior. Others will explain the need for businesses to practice good ethical and moral values within their company, and the importance of this to our society. For me, in the past, I honestly never gave the idea or term a second thought. Now after learning so much of business in our society I have a firm understanding of business ethics and I’ve developed my own personal view that reflects it....   [tags: What Business Ethics Really Means]

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Who Really Benefits?

- Who Really Benefits. Unlike many other professions, individuals in the teaching profession have as many opportunities to acquire and enhance skills while on the job, even when exhibiting poor performance (Seldin, 2005). Doctors, for example, are not allowed to practice if they have not acquired the necessary skills or with several malpractice complaints on their record. Allowing teachers to practice when their mediocre performance is documented often results in great cost to the school system fiscally and students academically....   [tags: Education]

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The Importance Of Communicating With Others Really Works

- M1A1 This week opened my mind to how communicating with others really works. It also made me see how I can start to work on my communication skills to have a greater understanding of interpersonal communication. Interpersonal communication is something that can be learned and practiced so that you get better at expressing yourself and communicating your true feelings. Expressing responsiveness, expressing superiority and expressing equality are the three examples that I am going to use. Expressing responsiveness is sometimes a problem for me, I always have a lot things on my mind....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication]

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The Real World And How It Really Works

- The Real World and How it Really Works (Parable of the Prodigal Son) Does your mother or father ever give you more than enough money when you go on trips with friends or out of town with a school event. They always give you way more than you need in a lifetime, you ask for twenty and they give you double of what you need. Parents always have a way of making sure you have more than enough of what you need to get by with. Well in the story Parable of the Prodigal Son the father gives his second son a bunch of money for him to go live off on his own and he ends up blowing all the money and coming back home....   [tags: Family, Parent, 2000 albums, Mother]

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What Really Matters At The End Of Life?

- What Really Matters at the End of Life. In BJ Millers TedTalk, “What Really Matters at the End of Life?” BJ Miller discusses on how we think on death and honor life. He speaks to the audience about how for the most people the scariest thing about death is not death itself, it is actually dying or suffering. The targeted audience is everyone in the world, because eventually everyone is going to die and everyone thinks about death. BJ 3 has big points in the article saying, Distinction between necessary and unnecessary suffering....   [tags: Death, Life, Health care, Health]

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Are we Really in the Midst of a Depression Epidemic?

- Introduction News headlines, government reports and health experts are claiming that “depression is on the rise” and we are in the midst of a “depression epidemic”. Are we really. Is society just not coping with modern stresses. Are we not learning the basic life skills that our fore fathers learnt growing up in the post war and depression eras. Are doctors just labelling for a quick solution and handing out medication as it is anticipated in modern times. The Australian and the World Health Organisation’s mental health and depression statistics show a dramatic increase in the diagnosis of depression over the last 10 years, however education and awareness has also increased at a rapid rat...   [tags: Health Care, Depression, Rising Levels, News]

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Cyber Bullying : It Is Real And It Really Hurts

- Cyber bullying: It is Real and it Really Hurts What exactly is cyber bullying. “Cyber bullying is when a child, preteen, or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones” (“What”). There are many leading factors that may cause children and adolescents to turn to cyber bullying. Cyberbullying can cause severe emotional health issues. There are many crucial signs to look for when trying to detect a victim of cyber bullying....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Cyber-bullying, Victim]

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Is Internet Censorship Really a Good Idea?

- After the internet became available to the new generation, there came a great concern regarding its substantial and beneficial usage. As soon as internet became popular among the people, so is its being controversial. There had been lots of issues fought concerning the internet usage, especially the measure of what things are appropriate and inappropriate, what are those that can be accessed and what are those that cannot. As questions piled from one another, and issues are getting more and more pervasive, the government, alarmed by the threat internet and its technicalities, has made a protocol which was definitely good and particularly bad too....   [tags: child pornography, vulgar materials]

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Gun Control: Is It Really in the Second Amendment

- ... Unfortunately there are news stories almost every day reporting some type of firearm tragedy. It is almost the anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting that took place last year on December 14th 2012. A man named Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary with a gun and shot down the door and entered the building. He ended up killing 20 first graders, 6 adults and himself (Altimari, Goode). One of the reasons the gun control topic has been such a big topic is because the shooting effected innocent children....   [tags: violence, death, background, checks]

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Is A Democracy Really What You Think It Is?

- Is a Democracy Really What You Think It Is. What is considered an ideal democracy. Would it be where the people rule directly or where there are representatives who organize the government. More importantly, what is a democracy exactly. Some would define it as a form of government where the people rule, others as where the poor rule, and I would say it is where everyone contributes in how the government is ran but do not control the final decisions made. In Aristotle 's "Democracy and Oligarchy", he discusses the different kinds of democracies that exist and how equality plays a huge role in defining it....   [tags: Democracy, Government, Form of government]

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Common Sense, Is It Really All That Common?

- Common sense, is it really all that common. Ever encountered a person who seems very intelligent, but handles a task differently than what is expected to be the common way of doing it. Did they seem to be acting a little dumb and confused, like they were never taught how to do the task at hand. This behavior represents someone who does not use common sense or that has never been exposed to thinking outside of the box. These types of people may have been taught one way of doing things and never had the desire to venture out to find an easier way of completing a task....   [tags: Knowledge, Learning, Psychology, Intelligence]

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Knowledge Management : What It Really Means?

- Knowledge management is support to idea to companies and become the most valuable resource to help these companies. Knowledge management generates reposts that show the demanding of products, how effect employees are being, KM helps them share idea around the companies and show manger the best idea that will help the companies operates. Knowledge management is not something we thing of everyday but we will after we know about it what it really means. All companies us some type of training, experience and informal system of friends and employee....   [tags: Knowledge management, Management, Peter Drucker]

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Is Prison Life Really Like For Inmates?

- Some people have no idea what it feels like to be in prison, according to statistics simply one out of every five people really knows what the prison life is like. Nearly 1.4 million people out of the U.S.’s 280 million people that remain in prison. (Thomas, 2). One of the main reasons people know about prisons is because of the movies. The things that contribute to people stereotyping the prison life is news, movies, and books. Prisoners do receive three meals a day, workout facilities, a library, as well as other things....   [tags: Prison, Crime, Homosexuality, Prison gang]

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What The Caped Crusader Really Stands For

- What the Caped Crusader Really Stands For The Dark Knight Returns Part Two, is an animated film released on January 29, 2013 which is adapted from the 1986 comic book by the same name written by Frank Miller. The story follows a retired Batman who has decided to come out of retirement because he knows that his days are numbered and that it is time to look for a good death. The vigilante’s comeback sparks the comeback of the Joker and gets the attention of the United States government. This all leads to a legendary fight between Batman and Superman, in which one is fighting for a purpose and the other is blindly following authority, and it all ends with Batman dying but not really....   [tags: Batman, Two-Face, Gotham City, James Gordon]

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Are We Really Capturing The Perfect Moment?

- Flavio Nienow is the author “Are We Really Capturing the Perfect Moment?”, this is was an editorial published in Burns Lake, B.C..The editorial is about the modern usage of cell phones and how the use of them is phasing the user to a point where they are not appreciating the current moment, but capturing photos, videos, and texts of it. Throughout the article Nienow discusses a variety of situations he has been in and how the use of cell phones affected the situation. Alan Jacobs is the author “I Went Back to a Dumbphone”, this is an article published in the Atlantic....   [tags: Mobile phone, IPhone, Smartphone, Nokia]

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Are Surgical Robots really the Future of Medicine?

- Knowledge is a basic fundamental right of today’s society. Individuals from across the globe strive to take their intentions one step further for reasons such as recognition, money, or the satisfaction of learning new things. There are no limits to learning new things since there is always new information that shapes our understanding of the specific topic; therefore, there is no one to question why one wants to build their knowledge, since it can only be a benefit to society. When Edward Jenner came up with the first vaccine to cure smallpox, society didn’t frown upon the fact that hundreds of Americans were saved from this deadly disease....   [tags: healthcare technology, equipment]

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Descartes ' Meditation Is Really Quite The Read

- Descartes ' Meditation is definitely quite the read. It was me wonder whether Descarte was a crazy man who actually influenced the world of philosophy. The reason I give Descarte the title of crazy, is because it is said that only the crazy ones who happen to change the world for the better. Descarte begins the Meditations on First Philosophy, by how he has questioned what has been deemed to be true by questioning the basic foundations these beliefs were built upon, because surely they were not true if certainty did not exist like that in certain disciplines; arithmetic, geometry, and similar disciplines....   [tags: Mind, Reality, Metaphysics, Critical thinking]

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Can Music Really be Used as Medicine?

- Can Music Really be Used as Medicine. It is very blatant to see that music is a powerful recreational force that has united people for centuries. No matter where you are in the world music can be found, whether it’s the newest pop hit on the radio or a tribal song created with two hands and a drum. In other words, music is something that lives and breathes in our culture. What many do not realize is that we should be taking advantage of all the wonderful things music can provide for us. The capability of music to treat one another has been used throughout time in many different parts of the world (Brooks)....   [tags: physical benefits, human body]

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Is Technology Really A Big Enough Deal?

- Is technology really a big enough deal to distract you from what you are doing. Technology had advanced within the years, but with the increase of technology brings more problems such as distractions in real life. Such issues that derive from technology are texting, calling, and gaming. Worrying that we can 't input the word “Hi” and press send instead of saying it aloud, knowing that technology such as cellular phone is in charge of your life, why let technology distract you from the beauty around us....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Class Size : Does It Really Matter?

- Class size: Does it really matter. The correlation between the amount of students in a class and the overall achievement of students has been a highly controversial topic for some time now. Many people have been wondering if smaller class sizes really do help students perform better in school or not. I personally do better when I am in smaller classes and have better focus on the topic at hand. According to Jacqui Murray, teacher of 15 years and writer for Teachers Hub, things like class size, along with other things like per-pupil expenditure and percentage of teachers with advanced degrees, does not matter as much as we think it does....   [tags: Education, Learning, Term, Knowledge]

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What Really Happened in the Boston Massacre?

- This chapter provided information from the trial of Captain Thomas Preston. The chapter asked the question, “What really happened in the Boston Massacre”. Chapter four focused on the overall event of the Massacre and trying to determine if Captain Preston had given the order to fire at Boston citizens. The chapter provides background information and evidence from Preston’s trial to leave the reader answering the question the chapter presents. Although, after looking through all the witnesses’ testimonies some might sway in Captain Preston’s favor, just the way the grand jury did....   [tags: thomas preston, boston, massacre]

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An Ethical Leader That Really Inspires Me

- An ethical leader that really inspires me is Rolihlahla Mandala because despite his harsh circumstances, he made the best out of his situation. Mandela was considered a very moral and motivational leader among many people, fellow leaders and his followers. Mandala was born in Mveso, Transkei, South Africa in 1918, where he was a very successful writer, civil activist, motivational speak, and ultimately a successful leader. Because his father died when he was a young boy and hearing about the his ancestors’ velour during the wars of resistance, he had a dream of making his own contribution of ultimately ending the struggle of his people....   [tags: Leadership, South Africa]

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Is Free Community College Really The Answer?

- Is Free Community College Really the Answer. Growing up we were forced to go to a small building filled with the same hundreds of people we have encountered day after day for years, high school. Whether students were from a small town or a large city there is a large chance that they did not exactly appreciate going to the same classes every day for numerous weeks. In the article, “Why All Public Higher Education Should Be Free,” Bob Samuels discusses why he believes that all public colleges should be free....   [tags: College, University, Higher education, High school]

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Are All Princesses Really Waiting For Princes?

- The Analysis of the Analysis In the article “Are All Princesses Really Waiting for Princes to Come?” Jack Heckel discusses some of the most common Disney princesses and the stereotypes that come along with them, as well as some of the stereotypes that are seen in the Disney princes. He supports his article by providing a variety of sources not only from Disney movies, but also from various authors and blogs. The analysis of Disney princess stereotypes has been a very common topic for years, and this overall analysis has revealed that a lot of Disney princesses are not good role models....   [tags: Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood]

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Are Americans Really Favor Of Interracial Marriage?

- LITERATURE DISCUSSION First article In Yanyi K, Djamba and Sitawa R. Kimuna’s scholarly journal, "Are Americans really in Favor of Interracial Marriage. A Closer Look at when they are asked about black-White Marriage for their Relatives”, the authors were using the General Social Survey (GSS) to figure out how Americans, specifically White and black Americans, feel about having a close relative marry outside of their race. Since there are not a lot of surveys relating to interracial marriage, the survey, “How would it make you feel if a close relative of yours were planning to marry a [(Negro/Black)/White]....   [tags: Race, Miscegenation, Black people, White people]

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How And How A Human Turgenev Really

- What is the author’s main argument in “How and how not to love mankind” The main argument in the essay, How and how not to love mankind is about how alike, yet how different Ivan Turgenev and Karl Marx are. They were both born the same year in 1818 and they both passed away the same year in 1883 and they were both European writers as well. They studied the same things, attended the same university, and wrote about the same topics although they both had different personalities and distinct beliefs also different views on the world around them, especially in humans....   [tags: Human, Religion, Humans, Hominidae]

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Obamacare : Can We Really Afford It?

- Obamacare: Can We Really Afford It. Without a doubt, the passage on 23 March 2010 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – most commonly referred to as “Obamacare” – brought into being one of the fiercest political debates of recent memory, rivaling gun control, immigration, and even abortion for the emotional fervor displayed by the legislation’s advocates and critics alike. While only a few of the most radical opponents of the legislation oppose the goal of universal health care altogether, the majority of the criticism leveled against the legislation to date has been predominately fiscal in nature....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health insurance]

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Describing What Flash Fiction Really Is

- What is flash fiction exactly. Well, it really has no definitive definition. It is broadly described as, “a short story in miniature, a work of art carved on a grain of rice - something of import to the artist or writer that is confined and reduced, either by design or outcome, into a small square space using the structural devices of prose line and paragraph form with the purpose of creating an intense, emotional impact” (Masih XI). So in layman's terms a very, very, very short story meant to make your feel intense emotions in a short amount of time....   [tags: short story genres]

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Does a Polygraph Really Dectect Lies?

- Many people that lie detectors aka polygraphs detect lies to tell if a person is making a true statement. The real question is.. Do they REALLY detect lies. Do they detect them truthfully. Were they used to make people think you can tell they’re lying. This information provided will tell you if they are really what everyone think they are. Before knowing that polygraphs/ lie-detectors actually give truthful results, you have to know what they actually are. Polygraphs are lie-detecting tests that measures and records indices such as blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and skin conductivity while the person is answering questions that are asked....   [tags: lie detector, crime cases]

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I Am Really Bad At Math

- Many people struggle with who they are. Some people use those awkward teen years to figure it out while others may have had such a hard childhood that they don’t figure it out until they’re adults. As a part of this week’s curriculum we were assigned a test to get to know ourselves better and to get a better grasp on strengths, weaknesses, and how we learn. I felt the test was rather basic as opposed to a test such as the Myers Briggs test, which is way more in-depth than the “survey” I just took....   [tags: Citation, Bibliography, Parenthetical referencing]

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High School Sports Really Worth It?

- Are High School Sports Really Worth It. I began playing sports on a regular basis as soon as I became old enough to sign up for tee-ball at the ripe age of four. Since then, over half of my life span, so far, has consisted of devoting my time to practices and games for sports that will eventually come to an end for me. I have managed to spread out my athletic choices quite a bit over the years, and have finally decided which ones I like best. Over time, I have watched different sports come and go, but I have had a few stick around....   [tags: High school, College, Friendship, Middle school]

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What the Stamp Act Really Meant

- The central thesis of my paper is the Stamp Act and how it was brought about and what it meant to the American Colonies. As well as why it was necessary. February 6th, 1765 George Grenville came forth in Parliament to propose his Stamp Bill. Not knowing that it would forever be a significant part of history. The Act was a tax on every piece of printed paper the colony used. Including, legal documents, licenses, and even playing cards. The tax also had to be paid with British currency. Colonial paper money was not valid....   [tags: Pop Culture, American History]

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Julius Caesar: Who Was He Really?

- ... This alliance helped him gain the upper hand, and begin his ascension into political power. With this political power he became Governor of Gaul, and once Governor he defeated the Helvetians, Germans, and Nervii. Once these enemies were defeated he strove to defeat Germany and Britain. This is when the Senate started to get angered towards the decisions he was making. The Senate explained that no wars should be waged east of the Rhine River, which was ignored by Caesar. Many believe that the war with Britain was mostly propaganda, because Caesar was fighting a war “in unknown lands, against a mystic enemy” (Roman-Empire.net)....   [tags: roman dictator, roman empire]

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Are Community Curfews Really Solving Issues?

- As we all know, the teenagers of this generation are the adults of the next. All of their actions, how they are raised, and their mindsets will determine whether we have a positive or negative affect on the world. Many communities have agreed that enforcing community curfews is a good idea on many terms. Where a number of others can see the reasoning behind this, they can also see the flaws. Creating a community curfew for teens can negatively impact them because there becomes a blockade in their maturing process; it molds an overall assumption about gang violence and will not make a change in the long run....   [tags: dealing with juvenile delinquents]

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Did Computers Really Change the World?

- ... It would take numerous hours for workers to do what computers do to keep large businesses or industrial manufacturers running like they do with computers. With the right knowledge computers can improve business efficiency, investment, building products, and really unlimited amounts of things depending on the business (Yu 234). At the same time of so many improvements it is also fair to look at the negative sides of computers in the industrial section. It is widely known that industrial manufacturers tend to pollute the air, which then causes global warming and a fear that the sun is going to burn up the earth....   [tags: communication, education, government technology]

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Does the Placebo Effect Really Work?

- “Does the placebo effect really work?” We’ve all been there, sitting in the waiting room surrounded by people coughing a spluttering all over you, surely making you worse rather than better. Then, half an hour after your appointment time, your name is called and you reach the safe (sanitary) haven of the doctor’s office. After a poke and a prod, and a rather uncomfortable “Aaaaahh!” with an ice-lolly stick half way down your throat and a light shone down the dark cavern of your oesophagus, finally....   [tags: medicine, psychology, treatment]

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Privacy Is Everything Really Keep Private?

- Privacy. Is everything really keep private. In todays day of age it is very unlikely that your stuff is private on the internet. People are used to signing into facebook with no worries of weird people looking at their profile, but now anyone can see your profile unless people have it private. “This is the quickest and easiest way to check and see if your page is “protected.” Whatever you see here is what is visible to anyone and everyone on the Internet.” (Masterson). Privacy is greatly decreased if you use facebook or any other form of social media....   [tags: Facebook, Social media, Social network service]

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Is English 101 Really Inspired Me?

- When I first entered this class, I already knew that it wasn’t going to be easy just because I 'm not good with putting things into words and explaining myself with proper grammar. I can honestly say English 101 has really inspired me to be a better writer. This class affected me in a lot of ways it showed me that writing takes time and you can 't expect a paper to be great without any revising or editing. That has always been a mistake of mine, I would tend to free write a lot it seemed to be the only way I could get my thoughts processed on a paper....   [tags: Writing, Paper, Creative writing, Writing system]

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Rory 's Name Is Really Lorelai

- Rory 's name is really Lorelai, named after her mother, but she is called Rory. Her mother had her when she was 16. She and her mother have more of a best friend relationship more than a mother-daughter relationship. They both are motor-mouthed chatterboxes with a love of movies and pop culture, as reflected in their speech. Rory has a great love of reading and writing, and says from an early age that she wants to be 'the next Christiane Amanpour ' (whom she actually meets in the final season)....   [tags: High school, Family, Gilmore Girls, Barack Obama]

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What Is Social Media Really Doing?

- WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA REALLY DOING TO US. WE ARE NOT AWARE of how technology has changed us over the past decade. Many days I wake up with an uncontrollable impulse that makes me reach my phone without even thinking about it. There is always something more powerful inside of me that I can’t even enjoy the very first moments of my day without intrusions. After checking the latest notifications of my wall, I finally feel awake. Some days I post something to show the world how I feel. Some other days I just nose around....   [tags: Communication, Interpersonal relationship, Human]

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Can We Really Trust the Media?

- Can We Really Trust The News Media. Can the people of the United States of America trust their modern news media. Since early colonial days, various forms of news coverage have existed in this country. And for many years now, the reliability of the information delivered by the media has been heavily scrutinized. It seems that this issue is becoming more and more significant in the 21st Century. Ronald Roach, executive editor of DiverseEducation.com and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine, notes that “more than ever, the American news media are under public scrutiny for the way individual reporters conduct themselves, for how news coverage on major events is carried out and for th...   [tags: The Media]

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Are Athletes Really Bad Role Models?

- Assignment 3: Athletes aren’t role models-Really. Many famous athletes aren’t exactly angels. Take a look at Tiger Woods and John Terry (Chelsea footballer). Both are extremely successful players of their respective sports. Unfortunately, they are also prone to giving up to their hormones and desires. Tiger Woods allegedly had sex with at least 10 different women during his marriage. John Terry had an affair with his best friend, Wayne Bridge’s wife. Both players are now divorced. With all these scandals about athletes going on, it is not surprising that people are calling athletes bad examples to the younger generations....   [tags: Media, Examples, Negative Influences]

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Zoos: Whom Are We Really Helping?

- Zoos: Whom are we really helping. Peoples Trust has provided me with an extreme amount of information on why zoos are beneficial through their “Zoos & Conservation article.” Peoples Trust has pointed out that not every zoo mistreats their animals, but never took into consideration how the animals themselves may undergo, and what is being taken away from them. Peoples Trust article “Zoos & Conservation” touched surface solely on zoos located in Britain. What about the rest of the world. Luckily there is a group called the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) that inspects zoos and aquariums making sure that they are fit for conservation....   [tags: Benefits and Consequences]

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Holocaust Rejection: Did It Really Happen?

- On April 11, 1932, "HITLER LOSES TO HINDENBURG BY 6,000,000" and "84 Year Old President to Sit for Another Seven Years" was the headline of the Albany Evening news (qtd.in “Adolf Hitler loses”) Less than one year later, on January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler, leader of the Nazi Party in Germany, was appointed Chancellor of Germany by President Paul von Hindenburg. Hitler was not considered a big threat by the president. He was actually thought to be an advantage to the government of Germany. The aristocratic ruling class wanted to get rid of the republic and return to Germany’s once glorious days, the days of Kaiser....   [tags: naziism, World War II]

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Can Students Really and Effectively Multitask?

- Although there is controversy over whether multitasking is possible or if it saves time or increases productivity, people still continue to attempt to multitask. In a survey that I conducted, given to ten people, all ten people said they multitask; however not everyone agreed on whether or not it saved time or made them more productive. Interestingly, one person said he multitasked all the time, but stated it did not work at all, nor did it save time or make him more productive. Another person who said he multitasked occasionally suggested it did make him more productive, but he could not think of an example of when he multitasked....   [tags: ADD, ADHD, classroom activities]

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Marijuana: Can It Really Benefit Us?

- Marijuana: Can It Really Benefit Us. The world today is a lot different from the way it used to be. The way we live in 2015 is more up to date with technology and are able to find out how each medicine can affect a person. One of the possible ways many states are taking into consideration is the idea of using medical marijuana to help people cope with the pain due to the illnesses they have. Marijuana mainly helps ease the pain and even helps with nausea. It has left countless positive impacts on people that have used this for medical purposes....   [tags: medical reasons, legalizing marijuana]

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Is Nursing Shortage Really Faculty Shortage?

- Is Nursing Shortage Really Faculty Shortage. Potential Solutions As the United States’ population ages and the Affordable Care Act continues to be implemented the need to address the shortage of nurses and faculty is more pressing than it ever has been. However, this is multi-dimensional problem, to get to the crux of it; one has to ask what the major contributing factors to such shortages are and what can be done to prevent them. Perhaps the most significant influence to the nursing shortage is the fact that each year a large number of qualified applicants are denied entrance because of a lack of prepared nurse educators (American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2014)....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Academic degree, Nursing shortage]

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Is Junk Dna Really Just Junk?

- Is Junk DNA Really Just Junk. Home – Junk DNA In the 1950’s when the process of DNA replication, transcription, and translation was first confirmed it was discovered that a large amount of the double helix didn’t actually contribute to the formation of protein1. This ‘Junk DNA’ wasn’t didn’t undergo transcription or translation and was ‘edited out’ of the RNA chain before it left the nucleus. For the most part this DNA was thought to be useless, a genetic hangover for characteristics which modern man no longer express....   [tags: DNA, Gene, RNA, Gene expression]

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Religion And Sanity Who Really Knows?

- Religion and Sanity Who Really Knows. In Mark Twains, the mysterious stranger, he tells a very enticing story that has you at the edge of your seat. He tells a story that incorporates morality, war, religion, and cruelty. Those are just a few for example. What caught my eye was his great use of religion in the book. It truly makes you think or rethink some things of how you may feel about your religion. Although I’m sure, his intentions are never to change someone preference of their religion, more of making them think....   [tags: Mind, Life, Thought, Mark Twain]

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Is Terrorism Really What We Think?

- Is Terrorism really what we think. Whether the reasons for terrorism is right or wrong, the truth is we need wake up calls from time to time, alike to 9/11 it gave the United States a reality check and caused them to question their legitimacy of being a super power nation. Certain Ideologies that terrorists have may not be wrong, such as fighting back against political regimes. Whether the reasons of terrorism is right or wrong, we need wake up calls from time to time as the tragic events of 9/11 was that very wakeup call America had because to this day it is still remembered....   [tags: United States, World War II]

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Does Retail Therapy Really Work?

- Many have said that one of the reasons that consumerism has become such a prevalent activity for people today is because it helps people cope with stress. In fact, an astute journalist from Chicago Tribune in 1986 coined the term "retail therapy" to label the phenomenon. Now, after reading about the particular theory, you're probably asking the question "Does the act of shopping really bring happiness to people?" Well, there's no question that people -- whether it's a mother buying women's cashmere (http://illann.com/women.html) sweaters for her daughter or a husband purchasing jewellery for his wife -- do find some form of satisfaction from buying things....   [tags: consumerism, shopping and happiness]

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Environment: What’s really going on?

- What’s really going on. For the past few many people have wonder, or become more aware of our planet’s changes and the way it has been affecting us all along. Some people take this very serious, but others are not taking the warnings that our Earth, our home, has given us. There has been a lot of research over the past couple of decades to determine the effect of the many unusual patterns of some natural “disasters”. There has been a lot of confusion based on the results of the many scientists that have tried to work out this ongoing process....   [tags: Environment, Global Warming, Climate Change]

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What I Really Good Job

- Well from what I’ve seen, you do a really good job, Marshall. I’ve connected with enough actors to know that not all of them are quite as responsive as you are. I’ll give you an example of someone who I think does a really good job. And I’ve never met the man. I like his work because I know his background. I know where he came from, and I know it was tough for him. Dwayne Johnson. Does he answer every single one of them. No he doesn’t, but what he does do is he reaches out and touches the masses....   [tags: English-language films, 2005 singles, 2006 albums]

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Do First Impressions Really Matter?

- You walk into a classroom full of people that you have never met before, all eyes on you. Many thoughts flowing throughout your head, the thoughts of what these people think of you or even you're self-conscious overwhelming you because you're worried your hair is not straight or the clothes you're wearing are not as expensive as the clothes others are wearing that are around you. You hear whispers in the distance of gossip, you automatically suggest the comments are about you. But in reality, the gossiping teens are really talking about the overweight girl sitting in the back of the classroom, with no one in front, beside, or near her....   [tags: attitude, interview, relationship]

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Has Society Really Been Desegregated?

- Has Society really been desegregated. Throughout the 20th century people like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and many other advocates of desegregation in society have stood for the togetherness of all races. In society, depending on who he or she is, he or she may tell you that segregation doesn’t exist anymore and that our society is heading in the right direction. He or she may be right to a certain extent, but take a moment and think about whom your main group of friends is, what type of people reflects your religious settings, and what cultural background reflects the main group of people at your work place....   [tags: Race, Black people, Race, White people]

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Does Internet Addiction Really Exist?

- Abstract— This research examines three questions: Does Internet addiction really exist. If it does exist what criteria does one have to meet for them to be labeled as an Internet addict. And lastly an ethical evaluation of Internet addiction. The questions are explored by investigating the fundamentals of addiction (i.e., Compulsion, Obsession, living problems, lack of satisfaction) and then correlating them to excessive Internet use. This research concludes that whilst the concept of Internet addiction cannot be completely ruled out, the majority and most probable explanation when it comes to Internet addiction is that the Internet is being as a medium to engage in different types of addict...   [tags: Addiction, Internet, Drug addiction]

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How Prison Life Really Works

- ... Violence does not lead to anything good; it does not matter how or who starts the fight, someone will get hurt or worse, be killed. Why is there so much violence inside the prison. Why does it play a big role in prison and with the inmates as well. What is the point of all the violence. What do the inmates have to prove to the other inmates, who is strong and a better leader. The violence between the inmates is brutal. Some inmates use violence to show others that they are the strongest and that they are in charge of the whole prison and other inmates that are under their protection....   [tags: inmates, harsher than jail]

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Does Gender Role Really Changed?

- In cultural anthropology class we have learned many aspect about many cultures and how they changed throughout the years until now. Back then many women didn’t have that equal right as men. It even became a situation where race came into the picture and many cultures were treated unfairly compared to whites all because of their nationality. During the years of 1940s through 1960s, many things have changed far as gender role, kinship, religion, language, etc. The list honestly goes on. Although some things have changed foe the better of others, I still feel there isn’t exactly an equal life within the world....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Transgender, Rights]

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Does Abstinence Programs Really Work?

- does abstinence programs really work. In recent surveys that abstinence programs doesn 't work in high school and more teens are getting pregnant and having STDS. Especially in the USA we have the highest teenage pregnancy rate in the America than any 1st world country.Because they 're not teaching this much in the USA and most of the teenagers are learning this the hard way. So the truth about abstinence programs. Abstinence programs can help prevent STDS and teen pregnancy by showing them the right way to have sex but teens don 't understand the consequences.But some parents don 't approve about having abstinence programs like saying it 's not appropriate for school or students and it is...   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Pregnancy, Sex education]

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How I Really Like Numbers

- I really like numbers. They are clean and precise. Plus, they have this wonderful ability to represent nearly anything in the world. Unfortunately for me, this course is not about numbers, and rather is centered quite squarely on words. Writing doesn’t always come as naturally to me as other subjects. It lacks a clear structured algorithm that I rely so heavily on in solving math or science problems. Writing pushes me outside of my comfort zone, which despite being uncomfortable, actually can be good for me....   [tags: Writing, Paper, Problem solving, Essay]

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