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How Foreign Aid Really Work

- Building off of the ideas put for in Does Aid Work, Roger Riddell’s book Does Foreign Aid Really Work expands the work on evaluating the impact of foreign aid. The important difference that sets Riddell’s work apart from previous literature, is the expansion of the definition of aid to be more inclusive that traditional definitions. Most work on the topic up until this point focused specifically on Official Development Assistance, and neglected to account for various other types of aid. By expanding the definition to cover all aid, Riddell attempts to identify if foreign aid is a good practice in general....   [tags: Economic development, Economic growth, Aid]

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How Does Racism Really Play?

- After absorbing John Keats advice when he said, “[n]othing ever becomes real till it is experienced,” I realized my vision of becoming an attorney will forever just be a vision until I gain experience. On the outside looking in, I see how prosecutors and defense attorneys portray their own style in the court when doing opening statements, closing statement, and cross examinations. However, the work and preparation that goes into the art behind the scenes is what I have been seeking for. How do attorneys become so good at work they do....   [tags: Criminal law, Law, Lawyer, Civil law]

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What Does Determination Really Mean?

- Determination Everyone has been determined to do something at one point in their lives, but what does determination really mean. What one person is determined to do, another person might not care about, or could be determined to do it at a different extent. Determination comes from within, so it can vary from person to person. Per the dictionary, determination is “the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose” (“Determination”). When you have a strong need or want to do something, whether it be for yourself or someone else, you are determined....   [tags: Need, Want, WANT, Automobile]

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This Really Sucks

- C.G.Jung's comment, "The unconscious mind of man sees correctly even when the conscious reason is blind and impotent", is indicative to Margaret Atwood's book The Edible Woman. We see how the unconscious affects a woman mind unknowingly. The mind and body have an inter connection. They work with each other even though the conscious mind may not know it. Atwood's main character, Marian McAlpin, was ordinary. After she graduated college she started her simplistic job. Her relationships with people, friends, and her boyfriend, were purely surface....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Education - What is it Really Worth?

- Education - What is it Really Worth. Carl Jung believed that, One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is a vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child (Fitzhenry 135). Education is important to succeed in life, but it needs to come along with compassion and learning on a personal level rather than in an autocratic atmosphere. Everyone has different views of education, but what they all have in common is how necessary it is when one wants to become a self-actualized individual....   [tags: Educate Education Essays]

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Horse slaughter. Is it really worth it?

- Horse slaughter. Is it really worth it. Horse slaughter has been going on for a long time now and humans have increased their horsemeat consumption because of the mad cow disease. Mad cow disease is issued from the fattening foods farmers give to their cattle. In the food are sheep’s’ bones grinded into tiny, tiny bits. Ignorant till the outburst, makers didn’t know that in sheep bones there is the virus of the dreaded disease. The disease doesn’t affect sheep as it is only in their bones but when the cows eat it, it gets into their systems and is passed on through their meat to humans....   [tags: social issues]

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Is This Really Happening To Me?

- One bright early morning at around 7:00 A.M. I woke up. After waking up I proceeded to use the restroom then took a shower. After showering I then ate breakfast then began to brush my teeth and got dressed for school. Finally, I was done with my morning routine and then I headed out for my day at school. On my way to school I followed the speed limit to avoid getting a ticket. When I got to school I proceeded to go to my first class which is Sociology. When class was let out I went to the quad where I smoked a cigarette and did home work for my classes for the next day....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The American Revolution: NOT Really Revolutionary

- During the late eighteenth century the colonies were in a fight for independence; a fight for a revolution from a government that had oppressed them, taxed them, and basically enslaved them. So why did the new government they were struggling to construct so closely resemble the government they detested to be under. Thirteen colonies all fighting against one common foe, however governing themselves would cause many obstacles within. The new government was being pieced together from the only political system they have even been a part of, a monarchy....   [tags: American War for Independence]

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Is Cloning Really Worth It?

- Cloning: Is it Really Worth It. There is much controversy over the issue of cloning. Is it really worth it. Scientists say yes, but I think not. There are a lot of questions to be answered before we continue the process of cloning such as the animals’ safety, humans feelings, and the costs, both financially and emotionally. First of all, we must think of the poor, defenseless animals scientists are experimenting with. It is one thing to kill them for survival, but it is totally wrong for them to die just to “experiment”....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gatsby is Not Really Great

- Is Gatsby Really Great. The first thing you see when you pick up this book is the Title “The Great Gatsby” So already you expect Gatsby to great before you have even opened the book. As the first chapter unravels The Narrator and Gatsby’s Neighbor Nick Carraway, tells us plainly that he loathes Gatsby, however by the end of the paragraph he describes Gatsby’s character as “gorgeous”. He also says “No Gatsby turned out alright in the end.” From now we begin to wonder about how great Gatsby really is....   [tags: The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald]

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Was Shakespeare Really in Love?

- Was Shakespeare Really in Love. William Shakespeare is arguably one of the best playwrights of all time, and he is certainly one of the most well-known writers in the history of literature. Shakespeare is a classic example of how art and literature can touch so many people’s lives and hearts. His work has been enjoyed by millions of people for four hundred years, and today, his plays are still being performed daily all over the world. He wrote a total of thirty-seven plays and 154 sonnets in his lifetime....   [tags: William Shakespeare Playwright Romance Essays]

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The Way We Really Are

- The Way We Really Are The author of this article portrays how the standard of the “traditional family” has changed over the past century. The article emphasizes on how marriages are becoming extinct and families are breaking away from the old fashioned way of raising children. For example, having both a father and a mother in the home full-time use to be the definition of “ the traditional family”. The author seems to believe that the majority of society today is becoming accustomed to single parent homes and women being the major breadwinners in the home, thus making this the new “traditional family” lifestyle....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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What Really Counts as Learning

- What Really Counts as Learning Learning happens in so many places and in so many ways. Maybe it is at the mall, or at home, or even in a classroom. For Russell Thomas it was in the poor town of Coney Island. In Coney Island, Russell has to learn many hard lessons in life. He learns that you can’t change everything and that life isn’t fair. Russell is forced to realize that failure is part of life and that it happens to all of us. These are all teachings that are irreplaceable and valuable. The lessons that Russell learns are ones that he will use for the rest of his life in his experiences....   [tags: Russell Thomas Essays]

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Are Calcium Supplements Really Necessary?

- Are Calcium Supplements Really Necessary. Are calcium supplements really necessary, and if so, are they necessary for all age groups. This is a debated issue at this point, and there are facts and studies that have results going both ways. The difficult part is deciphering which studies are accurate, which are applicable to specific groups of individuals, and which are simply ploys to make a profit. But no matter what the conclusions, all studies agree that calcium, in one form or another, is essential for forming and maintaining strong bones....   [tags: Health Nutrition Papers]

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Is Equal Opportunity Really Equal

- Is Equal Opportunity Really Equal Is equal opportunity really equal. The civil rights act of 1964 should be revised in order to fit into our society today. I became interested in the topic quite some time ago while working for my stepfather’s small business in California. The rights protected by this act seem outdated. They include a person’s freedom to seek employment wherever they wish, and use of hotels, parks, restaurants and other public places. The act also established the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where anyone with a discrimination complaint can go to the commissioner and the EEOC will take the issue to court....   [tags: essays papers]

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What Really Is A Hacker?

- What Really is a Hacker. There is a common misconception among the general public about what constitutes a hacker and what hacking is. Hacking is defined as "gaining illegal entry into a computer system, with the intent to alter, steal, or destroy data." The validity of this definition is still being debated, but most individuals would describe hacking as gaining access to information which should be free to all. Hackers generally follow some basic principles, and hold these principles as the "ethical code." There are also a few basic "Hacker rules" that are usually viewed by all in this unique group....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Is Modern Society Really Great?

- Is Modern Society Really Great. All our lives we have been taught that change is good, but perhaps we should begin questioning our knowledgeable teachers. All non-western countries are changing today. They too are leaving behind traditional society and making the adjustment to Modern Society. Modern society is very different from traditional society. Traditional society had a low level of urbanization; in fact, 95% of the people lived in agricultural and rural areas. These areas were basically self-sufficient where the people took care of themselves....   [tags: Society Societies Culture Essays]

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What Home Schooling Really Is

- What Home Schooling Really Is The educational thesaurus defines home schooling as provision of compulsory education in the home as an alternative to traditional public/private schooling- often motivated by parental desire to exclude their children from the traditional school environment (ERIC [EBSCO]). Home schooling is also defined by The Well Trained Mind website as Home schooling occurs when parents take charge of their children's education -- organizing subjects, teaching lessons or arranging for tutors, evaluating progress, and supervising social contacts....   [tags: Home School Education Learning Essays]

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Is anything really being done?

- Is anything really being done. In April 2001, Timothy Thomas, age 19, was shot and killed by Cincinnati Police Officer, Stephen Roach. Thomas ran from the officer while Roach was trying to arrest him for violations that were brought against him in the past. Timothy Thomas was wanted for 14 various minor misdemeanors for driving without a driver’s license and two of those misdemeanors were for not wearing a seat belt. However, Roach had said that his life was in danger that dark April night, when Thomas ran to the threatening alley, so Officer Roach’s instincts told him to shoot the gun....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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What an Interview Really Is

- What an Interview Really Is One man, asked if he does much interviewing, thinks of the time he chose his secretary and of the day he had to counsel one of the management trainees- and answers ‘practically none’. Another man with a similar job thinks of the many informal discussions he has with his superior and with customers, with colleagues and subordinates- and answers that he is interviewing all the time. The difference lies not in their work but in their interpretation of the word interview....   [tags: Interviews Employment Workforce Essays]

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Is It Really Weird? The Lines Between Blogging And Magazines And Journalism

- “It 's really weird – the lines between blogging and magazines and journalism [and social media].” As Chad continued with his story of how he works as a food editor for a popular magazine in Los Angeles while simultaneously running a successful food account on Instagram, this statement really resonated with me. Are the lines between blogging and magazines and journalism – and the “micro-blogging” phenomenon on Instagram – really as blurred as they appear to be. I have been studying the famous “foodie” community of Instagram in order to understand how exactly these lines are blurred, and why they are becoming that way....   [tags: Male, Female, Restaurant, Foodie]

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The Rape Culture Seminar It Really Got Me Thinking

- After attending the rape culture seminar it really got me thinking. First of all i learned about what rape culture is. Rape culture is essentially the objectification, and possession of a woman 's sexuality by society. It is why ignorant fools think that cat calling a woman is an appropriate way to approach someone. It is why victims of rape who go to the police report feeling like they have been raped again by the system. It taught me that an astounding 25% of college women are victims of attempted rape....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, War rape, Criminal law]

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Warhol : An Innovator Of Something Really Takes Time And Patience

- Miriam Jackson Professor Curtis ART 306 11/23/2014 Andy Warhol Pre- Innovator Being an innovator of anything really takes time and patience. There is also an understood risk that comes with inventing anything. There is a huge risk that the general population will not like what you are presenting to them. Innovator are the people that will take the biggest risks, but they are the ones that enjoy the biggest success if their idea is accepted. Any Warhol was a person that enjoyed the biggest success as people accepted and embraced him....   [tags: Andy Warhol, Pop art, Carnegie Mellon University]

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The Media Does Not Portray Ethnic Groups Really Well

- Doing this assignment, I learned that the media does not portray ethnic groups really well. When I went onto Fox’s website and Milwaukee Journal’s website I was very surprised. First, I had to really look hard to find a picture of an African American man depicted in a good way. The only time I saw one was when the article was about sports or the President. Milwaukee is a very diverse city, so I was surprised to see that the Journal and Fox had very few articles portraying minority men in a good way....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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I Really Like You : Symbolic Interactionism

- When we have interpersonal communication with others, we tend to take a symbolic interactionism approach to suggest an interconnectedness between us. Here, symbolic interactionism is described as the use of familiar meanings and thoughts behind our phrases or words. There is a desire to want our individuality to be understood and accepted in a social environment because we want to communicate with that social environment’s culture. Thus, Carly Rae Jepsen’s song “I Really Like You” (CarlyRaeJepsenVEVO, 2015) and its complementary music video (CarlyRaeJepsenVEVO, 2015) will be looked at from a symbolic interactionist perspective....   [tags: Sociology, Communication, Symbolic interactionism]

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The 411 of the Media, Are Celebrities Really Our Business?

- People might think the news media is great because they tell people everything. It is the 411 on what is happening in the United States of America. However, is it really their business to know everything. People have the right to their privacy. There is no need to exploit people’s lives all over the television, magazines, or newspapers. They are violating their privacy. This exploiting of the media is ruining people’s lives and it needs to stop. They need to stop because some things that are exploited in the media cause people to judge others, which is just not right at all....   [tags: media, USA, privacy, Celebrities, ]

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What Culture Really is: Personal Narrative of Moving to America

- Culture for most people is usually defined by how someone lives, what background they come from or educational background. For me, this has always been the case up until summer of last year. Over the past seven months, I think I’ve had more of an understanding of what culture really is. I’m a British Citizen from Scotland, however, I moved to the United States to play Soccer. Being only nineteen years old, it is the first time I have been away from home and got to experience a new lifestyle for a long time....   [tags: scotland, scottish people, african americans]

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High Education : Is It Really Beneficial For Our Lives?

- In past years, when people were talking about higher education, they had no hesitation to mention university immediately. When others were mentioning that college, like two-years college and community college, also belonged to higher education, sometimes they reacted with a wry smile, and shook their heads. Yes, even if it is for today, university gets the higher appraisal than college, and even somebody think ‘‘college as America used to understand it is coming to an end.’’(Addison,255) As parents, they prefer their children to study in university instead of community college or two-years college, no matter how high of tuition the university it is....   [tags: College, Higher education, Community college]

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Why I Really Enjoyed The Small Group Projects

- I really enjoyed the small group projects. I like that we got to discuss topics intimately. Small groups allow every individual the time and comfort to talk freely. This is important in classes like this because it allows ideas to flow freely, and group members can collectively build on each other’sthoughts. For example, when one of us had an idea about using artifacts in the exhibit, other people came up with ways that we could showcase them without using walls. We had a variety of ideas ranging from using suitcases, to display tables to creating the landscapes that many undocumented immigrants cross to enter the united states....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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Is Inequality Today? America Really As Bad As We Perceive It?

- Is Inequality in America really as bad as we perceive it. In America, we have many people discussing back and forth on the issue of inequality. Some people claim that inequality is a rapidly growing phenomenon, separating the rich from the poor. Though, other Americans claim that we’re progressing and departing away from inequality.  However, the way in which  we choose to perceive inequality is our choice, but we cannot ignore the fact that it exist. Inequality is an issue that has been constantly debated in the past, and will continue to be debated, so long as we do not put an end to it....   [tags: Working class, Middle class, Social classes]

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Does The Early Bird Really Get The Worm?

- Sleepy Heads Does the early bird really get the worm. This has been an old time saying for many, many moons. Times are changing and many more people are starting to work/live the night life. Life is becoming more open at night as well. What is this really doing to the human body and can people functions properly being a night owl. In this paper we are going to be learning together and finding something we may have not known about. Does the early bird really get the worm. So how does the sleep cycle work....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm]

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Why The Pilgrims Really From The United States

- Many wanted a better settlement, Pilgrims came to the United States in search of freedom of religion, search of something better and permanent. To be able to practice religious freedom. New England colonies “left Europe to worship God in a way they believed to be correct.” ( Religion and the Founding of the American Republic America as a Religious Refuge: The Seventeenth Century, Part 1. (n.d.). Retrieved October 12, 2016, from This religious persecution moved European settlers to the North American Colonies after many years of struggling for change, “ they decided it was time to separate from the Church of England and start anew”....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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Is A College Education Really Worth Over Millions Of Dollars?

- Is a college education really worth over thousands of dollars each year. I have no idea, but being a high school student, this worries me because I have to actually start thinking about which college I want to go to and especially if it’s affordable for me. Most people who attend colleges take student loans and end up paying their debts for most of their life and I don’t want to be one of those peoples. If college was free, it would be so helpful to me because it wouldn’t cause me as much stress knowing if I’m taking the wrong courses or anything....   [tags: Higher education, University, College, High school]

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Holden Caulfield 's The Only Choice That Really Matters

- William Golding once said, “The only choice that really matters, is the interpretation of the story, is your own. Not your teacher 's, not your professor 's”. Holden Caulfield’s evolving circumstances and troubled past allows the reader to have strong cathartic moments whilst reading the story. In J.D Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield’s innocence causes the reader to feel appreciative towards his personality and attitude through his coming of `age. Comparably, Holden’s troubled past which he has presented throughout the story allows the reader to feel sympathy emotions towards what he’s been through as a person (mortalities)....   [tags: Emotion, The Reader, The Catcher in the Rye]

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Is Patriot Power Greens Really One Of Those Things?

- Can there be such a thing as a simple green drink that has restored youth to old members of the U.S. military. Sounds like another hyped up drink that really has no more benefits that your average green tea. But, the claim was still looking into because, as we are well aware, there are some beneficial supplements out there that could be labeled with the term 'miracle ' for all that they do for health. Most people believe that aging comes with less energy, more pain, and more fat. "It 's just a part of aging!" But the truth is that there are things you can do to reduce inflammation, keeps cells healthy, and even turn back the hands of time and keep yourself fit and energetic....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Probiotic, Digestion]

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Nutrition Label : Do You Really See It?

- Nutrition Label: Do You really See It. You walk into the grocery store expecting to boost your immune system through proper nutrition. You grab a bottle that says "Complete Nutrition". If you 're like most people, you trust the label without a second thought and proceed to checkout. But do you really know what you are putting into your body. How can you know if you never checked the nutritional information. Nutrition labels are important because they can be the determining factors in a healthy longevity....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Nutrition facts label, Eating]

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Are Men And Women Really From Different Planets?

- Obviously men and women are different in appearances, but nevertheless the new age workforce is changing and women now have high powered jobs it is more common that the men are staying home raising the children, does this philosophy still hold true in today’s society. Women can learn how to talk to a man, as Gray suggests, and accept the fact that men are who they are and they are not going to change, is this really true in today’s world. Are Men and Women Really from Different Planets. Mars and Venus After reading the article “Are Men and Women Really From Different Planets”....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Man]

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Was Psychology Really Founded in 1879 or Was It in Existence Before Then?

- ... Although Wundt's institute was not publicized in the book of universities to attend until the year of 1883, word of Wundt's laboratory and the fascinating work being carried out there, caused Wundt to make greater provision in order to host the magnitude of students that were currently in attendance, and those who wanted to attend: with the heaviest of the concentration being from the United States Of America. Wundt's lectures sometimes exceeded over 250 students; 186 graduates were trained by Wundt, a total of 116 from the discipline of psychology and the other 70 came from the discipline of philosophy respectively....   [tags: history of psychology, human sciences]

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I Honestly Thought That It Was Going At Be A Really Boring Book

- When I first started reading the book, I honestly thought that it was going to be a really boring book. After I was done reading the introduction and I started to read the first chapter, the book wasn’t boring. The introduction to the first chapter already interested me. I never really think about the meaning of life. When Joseph Campbell said that people think they are trying to find the meaning of life, they’re actually trying to gain an experience of being alive. When people find their experiences of being alive they are trying to fulfill their “physical plane” so they actually feel alive....   [tags: Human, Religion, Meaning of life, Hero]

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The Identity Of Israel And Jacob Is Israel Really Mean

- When answering this question I started by thinking what does the terms Jesus is Israel and Jacob is Israel really mean. Superficially, one might think that symbolically, they are representations of the people of Israel and by extension all of us. Going back over the class lectures I began to realize that the concept is multifaceted and as one peels away the layers we find a deeper meaning. For me the key to understand the identity of both Jesus and Israel hinges on the solidarity that Jesus identifies with Israel, and his disciples....   [tags: New Testament, Saint Peter, Bible, Jesus]

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Is Mcdonald 's Really The Largest Purchaser Of Cow Eyeballs?

- For decades, the fast food industry has become victim to rumors and false claims. McDonald’s is no stranger to misinformation regarding the ingredients of their food. These problems are especially relevant to today’s society, as many people distrust large corporations. For example, many believed a rumor that spread that McDonald’s has been able to use cow eyeballs and still legally claim it as 100% beef. However, according to the article “McDonald’s Urban Legends” from, the USDA mandates that all by-products in any beef must be labeled on the product....   [tags: Hamburger, McDonald's, Cattle]

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I Am Not Really A Big Fan Of Broadway

- I’m not really a big fan of Broadway shows, mostly because they’re inaccessible, but I’ve managed to be reeled into the Hamilton musical bandwagon. The concept of a hip-hop musical about Alexander Hamilton was just so surreal that I had to check out some the music. The cast album is well written and addicting, While Hamilton and those other guys are the stars, I ended up connecting with two of the major female leads: Angelica and Eliza Schuyler. In their introduction and first song they quote the Declaration of Independence about how all men are created equal and then Angelica continues with “and when I meet Thomas Jefferson, I’m ‘a compel him to include women in the sequel.” Not only did th...   [tags: United States Constitution, Equal Rights Amendment]

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Is it Really Necessary to have a Certificate in Order to be a Paralegal?

- There has been a issue for years when one hears three words as simple as regulating Paralegal profession .The Supreme Court has been trying to enforce paralegals to be certified in order to call them self paralegals, for years. The real question still at hand is who will benefit from it and who will not. Is it really necessary to have a Certificate in order to be a paralegal if one has performed the job for years without it. What are the benefits and what are the cons. Will being a certified paralegal make one look more professional, or will it just trigger confusion between say am a paralegal and am a certified paralegal....   [tags: paralegal, supreme court, law]

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How Zombies Could Really Exist in Real Life

- ... This could develop into full post-mortem mobility. A dead host came from a drawback to an advantage, becoming a mobile platform for spore distribution. Zombie hunger drive may have originated from the spores distribution method. The development refinement of the fungal neural system, allowing for zombies to be more coordinated and to run at a full speed. This behavior may seem unlikely, in the animal world. Some species of parasitic wasps are able to reprogram behavioral patterns of their hosts (bees, and ants) creating new behaviors beneficial to the wasps and the detrimental of the host....   [tags: fungi, neurotoxins, nanobots]

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Is love Really Blind? What Does it Mean?

- The idea that love is blind always sounded very cliché to me up until today. The proverb really has great meaning and fact behind it in my opinion and can be applied in different ways in a person’s love life. You can love a person so much to a point where he/she is perfect in almost every way, no matter what he/she does. It can be that your significant other leaves his/her socks around all the way up to infidelity. He/she may like something that you hate but you put up with it anyway. According to the social psychology book and what I’ve learned Counterfactual thinking seems to somehow play into the proverb Love is Blind....   [tags: infatuation and attraction, proverb]

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Video Games : Do They Really Promote Aggression?

- Video Games: Do They Really Promote Aggression. “Playing a violent game won 't turn you into a psycho, a murderer or a serial killer. The majority of studies show that very clearly on the contrary, violent games allow players to express themselves. It’s along the lines of an outlet for them in a way. All these violent actions that are said to have been inspired by playing violent video games are nothing but the expressions of issues unrelated to video games (Fondaumiere).” Playing violent video games provides a healthy and safe way for youth to learn the rules and can actually boost a child’s learning health and social skills (Kotz)....   [tags: Video game, Violence, Nonviolent video game]

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Are Processed Foods Created By Science Really Healthy?

- Are processed foods created by science really healthy. In Michael Pollan’s book, Food Rules, Pollan suggests that science is controlling our dietary choices resulting in poor health. Pollan further suggests that we need to revert to a more traditional diet form. Unfortunately, we have become accustomed to trusting scientists and believing what we are told to be true. These scientists attended many years of schooling to learn their profession . They do research to come up with the right answers to nagging questions....   [tags: Nutrition, Fat, Eating, Food]

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Testing The Food You Eat Really Helps You

- Recording the food you eat really helps you see what nutrients you are getting in your average day. After doing this assignment for three days I have found that I don’t meet the standards that the USDA has set calories wise, yet when it comes to nutrition, I’m not too far behind. According to the USDA, for a 2,000 calorie diet, you need to consume about 130 grams of carbohydrates a day. My average for the three day period was 138 grams. My average is slightly higher than the target average that the USDA provides....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Vinegar, Hypertension]

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Literacy Debate : Online, R U Really Reading?

- Response to Mitoko Rich, “Literacy Debate – Online, R U Really Reading?” “What counts as literacy, how literacy changes in response to the new media landscape, and what value we should ascribe to the new forms of communication that continue to emerge and evolve online. (Jenkins, 2009)" In response to Mitoko Rich, “Literacy Debate – Online, R U Really Reading?” in the 21st century, children are learning via different sources, whether through textbooks, internet, blogs, etc. Therefore, it was not surprising to read what is mentioned in this article....   [tags: Literacy, Reading, Dyslexia, Learning disability]

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What 's That Profession That Really Motivates Me?

- What 's that profession that really fascinates me. What 's that métier that would make me stop in my tracks every now and then and go "WHOA!" I found myself asking these questions when I had to choose my majors in college. I did know that an adult is made up of around 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) atoms, but what I really wanted to know was the 'how ' and the 'why '. This was my main reason for enrolling in medical school, where I slowly started getting the answers as I "WHOA 'd" my way through the engrossing study of human medicine....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical school, Health care]

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How Violent Video Games Really Affect The Youth?

- How Do Violent Video Games Really Affect the Youth. The connection people put in their minds with violent video games and horrendous crimes shouldn’t really be all that viable, since studies have shown that violent video games actually relieve stress and make the person less likely to be violent. This problem is more eminent in the older crowd because they see their kids playing games with blood and gore, then they quickly blame any sort of wrong behavior on the game. If only they knew that by playing those games they release stress that’s build up inside them....   [tags: Nonviolent video game, Game]

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Breast Feeding Is Really Best For Your Baby

- There are various different views regarding breast feeding around the world and article one and two portray these views precisely. This argument questions whether breast feeding is really best for your baby and the varied reasons that there are people on either side of the debate. Key facts in article one are based on the idea that women who chose not to breastfeed are twice as likely to suffer with depression and that you are unable to get loyalty points from big organisations if you breast feed....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Breast milk, Infant formula]

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School Lunch Reform : Is It Really A Change For The Better?

- School Lunch Reform: Is it Really a Change For The Better. Cafeterias nationwide are a main staple to providing children and teens everywhere millions of meals each year; it is important that what they are serving is nutritious, as well as food that students enjoy eating. Ensuring that a cafeteria runs smoothly is no small feat, especially with more government regulation than ever before. Budget constraints, lack of choices, and the amount of regulations make it difficult for schools to follow guidelines since Michelle Obama’s Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act went into effect in 2010....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Childhood obesity]

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Does the Tax on Cigarettes Really Reduce the Demand for Cigarettes?

- Cigarettes, you see them every day. You see them scattered on the ground; on the shelf of a drug store; advertised on posters, billboards, or sometimes on movies; and held by the people who consume them. A cigarette is cut up tobacco that is rolled up into a cylinder shaped piece of paper that ranges from about 70mm-120mm in length. It’s a legal drug that is addictive and can be a health hazards to not only the smoker themselves but also to the people who inhale the second hand smoke. You probably wonder why cigarettes are still allowed and not banned since it has so many negative effects....   [tags: addressing smoking addiction]

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What Heritage Really Means and What it May be Portrayed As

- Heritage is one of the most important factors that represents where a person came from. In “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker, this short story represents not only the symbolism in heritage, but also separates the difference between what heritage really means and what it may be portrayed as. Dee is a well-educated African-American woman who is embarrassed by her mother and sister who are not as knowledgeable as her. On the other hand, Mama and Maggie understand their heritage and embrace it, while Dee believes her heritage is the African culture....   [tags: heritage, alice walker, everyday use]

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The Values From The Lakota Way That Really Sticks With Me

- One of the last values from The Lakota Way that really sticks with me is the idea of generosity. The story from this chapter that stuck out to me was about Sees the Bear and Left Hand. Sees the Bear was very generous, even when he didn’t have much for himself, he was still always willing to share his little with others. He shared his deer with the others even when it was a small deer. I think this is a very important value for the students to learn. I do not think it is necessary for them to always give even if they are unable, but the idea of caring about others and not so much about themselves is very important....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Thought, Critical thinking]

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Homework: Is It Busy Work Or Really Worth The Time?

-   Everyone at one point in time has complained they have had too much homework. Especially in High School. I was always told homework will help me because it is a way to practice and fully master the material I needed to learn. In high school students spend a few hours a night doing what they see as busy work, meaning they do not think homework is helpful, while some students do not mind the work load. The students may feel doing the problems,writing the short responses, and filling out packets helps them practice and remember the material....   [tags: education, students]

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Foster Care, Is it Really What we Think it Is?

- Foster Care, Is it Really What we Think it Is. What is foster care. Foster care is a ward/group home that minors are placed into. They are placed into the hands to what is known as a caregiver or a “foster parent”. The placement of this minor is generally arranged by form of government. Simply put, foster care is a service that helps kids without homes, find a home with loving and suitable parents for that minor. According to the Department of Health and Human services in North Carolina, “Foster care is a temporary living arrangement for abused, neglected, and dependent children who need a safe place to live when their parents or another relative cannot take care of them.” Being in foster ca...   [tags: temporary living arrangement]

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Which Diet is Really the Key to a Healthy Life?

- Which Diet is Really the Key to a Healthy Life. Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma and T. Campbell’s, The China Study provide strong criticisms of how most Americans grow and consume their food. Pollan argues that the mechanization of the American industrial food system harms consumers, while Campbell believes that a whole food plant based diet is the key to a healthy life. Both diets have room for improvement, but Pollan’s conclusions are stronger and more scientifically supported. Pollan wants people to be more aware of where there food comes from and to choose to eat foods that have more of an ethical appeal....   [tags: food, plant-based diet]

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The Interview, It 's Something We Really Strive For ``

- The Interview “It’s something we really strive for” (Kennedy). Michael Mills, born in New Albany, but was raised in a relatively small town known as Georgetown. In his hometown he attended Floyd Central High School and attain his prowess in writing. He claimed that Floyd Central High School did not prepare him very well to produce a college level paper. He stated that, “they just accepted mediocre papers… ”. Mr. Mills attended Indiana University-Southeast to obtain a medical degree and he strived to acquire his education here, but is he striving hard enough....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Paper, Johnny Depp]

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A Competitive World How Ethical Can A Company Really Be?

- In such a competitive world how ethical can a company really be. Discuss. Ethics are moral principles that govern a person’s behaviour. And in business, it is incorporating that into the company policies and practices regarding controversial issues, such as fraud, bribery, discrimination and corruption. In other words, it is the fairness, the right and wrong of an action. Business ethics are often guided by the law while other corporations create their own framework. However, companies have conflicting duties such as making a profit, work efficiently but remain within the law or else suffer the consequences....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Morality, Virtue]

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I Don 't Really Have The Opportunity At The School

- I don’t really have the opportunity to see the community surrounding Gompers since I walk from Bellarmine Hall to the school. It only takes me two or three minutes to walk down North 57th Street to get to the school, and then walking down Wynnefield Ave to Cardinal Ave to my dorm. The houses that I do get to see are fairly nice. They’re all made of stone and seem to be in pretty nice shape. The school is also neighboring our campus, which it very nice as well. The immediate surrounding area is very nice and seems to be well maintained....   [tags: African American, Oprah Winfrey, High school]

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I 'm Really Sorry About My Life

- Mashimane, I 'm really sorry. Mama, I didn 't mean to... humiliate you or disappoint you. - I forgive you. - Really. Just imagine how I 'll be at nine months. Excuse me. I 'm pregnant. Nkosinathi had a heart of gold. I still can 't believe that he 's gone. Are you talking about Nkosinathi Mdletshe. It 's not his baby. It 's some idiot 's from varsity. - Please understand that... - There 's nothing to understand. You broke my heart, Mondli. I picked up the pieces and put it back together, and locked it away....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2008 singles, 2005 singles]

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Who Is Really Responsible? The Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs

- The basis behind scientific research is to have a better understanding of the world we live in and how humans may further improve their current lifestyle. But should the scientists behind the research be held accountable for the impact their work has on future lifestyle. Should the scientists behind the discovery of greenhouse gasses be responsible for global warming. Should the scientists behind nuclear fusion be responsible for the outcome of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings in World War II....   [tags: Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, scientists]

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Who I Really Am: A Personal Statement on Facebook

- This May Be My Last Time – I don’t know / So this is for you to KNOW. I often skim down my timeline and many things that I share here publicly on Facebook, YouTube, Blogger, and surely and other social media network that I have access to. It’s never my intention to do so when my fingers start walking across this keyboard. I always trust it was God’s will that for whatever reason whatever will be coming through from my fingertips will be used for His Glorification at the “End Result”. Before I share what I’m about to I’ve got to take a minute and talk a little bit about me from me......   [tags: drug, drinking, bible, god]

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What Really Works For Students When It Comes Education?

- What really works for students when it comes to education. Is it just from the support of family. Friends. School. The community. Indeed it is. Success is genuinely derived from a partnership of school, students and community. Cultural support, acknowledgment and recognition can only be achieved by active and effective relationships between Indigenous communities and those who work in schools, whether they may be teachers, student helpers and/or guidance counsellors. Also, sufficient levels of participation will only be achieved by constant and active encouragement from home and the welcoming and acceptance schools should be providing....   [tags: Indigenous peoples, Culture]

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Is The Angels Really Do Control Everything That Happens?

- “So the Angels really do control everything that happens,” I comment. “And that’s why most demons are second class. They only have strength and speed.” “Yes. And judging by your arm and what Jensen has told me, you took a full injection of the Demon Serum, seven times the amount a normal human would be injected with,” Doctor Estin explains, carefully. “Meaning instead of having a two percent chance of survival, you had a ten percent chance. More demons would have more abilities if they had taken a higher dose, but since the Angels want to stay in power, they keep it a secret and anyone who finds out…” “Magically disappears,” I guess....   [tags: Human brain, Brain, Doctor Who, Human body]

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The Day Rule : How Long People Really Wait?

- 90 Day Rule: How Long People Really Wait To Have Sex Imagine you’re on the best date of your life with the person you suspect is The One. The sexual chemistry is palpable, but you’re looking for a long-term thing — not a hookup. Should you jump into bed with him or her as soon as you’re alone. Or should you wait until you’ve gone out on a few more dates before sleeping together. The short answer: Do whatever the hell you want. There’s no set time to have sex. Steve Harvey, the best-selling author, has inspired women around the world to hold off on sex for 90 days to get the respect they deserve, and land a dedicated man....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Marriage, Fornication, Vagina]

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Is Looking At A Screen Really Worth Your Life?

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

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Is Prison Privatization Really a Long Term Fix?

- Prison Privatization is a term used for which local, state and federal correction facilities hire companies from the private sector to run prisons and provide prison-related services. Some private companies are contracted only to provide things such as medical care, counseling, food services, and maintenance within publicly owned jails and prisons. Today, more and more private companies are being contracted to not only design and build, but also to operate new jails and prisons on both the state and federal level....   [tags: Prison Reform, criminal justice, informative]

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Using Full Body Scanners: Is That Really Necessary?

- Since the terrorism attack happened on September 11th 2001, many countries have realized the significance of this serious security issue, and they have begun to crack down on terrorism, and are actively participating in anti-terrorism cooperation for strengthening national security. Scientists have developed technology and research into high performance safeguards. Some fundamental safety equipment is used at the airports for checking out hazardous materials among the passengers. The full body scanner is a typical example being used at airports for safety inspections, and it shows the newest airport security technology....   [tags: Security]

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Robots for People: Do We Really Need Them?

- Robots for people: Do we really need them. Introduction: Scientific progress makes huge milestones toward developing new advanced technologies which are more and more present in human lives. Today robots replace people in many spheres such as health care, security and military, industry, education, entertainment and science. Role of robots becomes more significant because they are able to do the job which people are not able to perform well. Sometimes people are too lazy to do some routine work, due to such situation those tasks could be delegated to machines....   [tags: Technology ]

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Why Standardized Tests Are Not Really Reliable Assessments

- Throughout the United States standardized testing is a popular way that educators measure a student’s academic ability. Although it may seem like a good idea to give a bunch of students the same test and see how each one does, it is not that simple. The results do not represent how smart a student is or a student's potential to do great things in the real world. In taking a standardized test one student may have a greater advantage over another for many reasons. Reasons that are not shown in the standardized test score....   [tags: SAT, ACT, test taking]

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Plastic Surgery: Does It Really Change Your Identity?

- ... The short-term effects were that people felt better about themselves. However, results are more mixed for whether plastic surgery boosts the patients` long-term self-esteem and their quality of life in the long run. A study done by David Sarwer, another psychologist, found that after receiving cosmetic surgery, “as many as 90% of patients report satisfaction with their surgical outcome. In addition, some empirical studies have found postoperative improvements in quality and life and decreases in depressive and anxiety-related symptoms.” (Sarwer, 263-264) In another study done, the psychologists found that, “patients reported a significant decrease in the frequency of negative body image...   [tags: self, body, surgery, appearance]

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What Racism Really Means All Over The World

- One of the touchiest subjects we’ve commonly heard about in the last few hundred years is the issue of racism, the whole question of why people are continuously being racist even so long after we have declared equality. Were we born racist. Did our parents and grandparents teach us this mentality. It’s a scary thought to believe that people are still racist and judge people based on their skin colour even in the 20th century. Being human we tend to find this to be a touchy subject because there is so many different perspectives on why people are the way they are and why they think the way they do....   [tags: Racism, Race, Black people, Race]

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Using Photoshop For Photos Will Really Ruin Photography

- Introduction: Recently, one of the most famous photographer get involved into the “Photoshop scandal”. The scandal begins at a show in Italy. One Italian photographer find out an obvious manipulation on Steve’s print. The sign on the road was moved, otherwise it may block the man’s leg. Even though Steve McCurry deleted the origin photo on his blog, people and publications across the Web quickly began digging to see what other McCurry images they could find that had been seriously altered. (1) The result turns out several other photos also have such manipulations....   [tags: Photography, Image]

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I Really Enjoyed The Speaker, Chuck De Groat

- I really enjoyed the speaker, Chuck De Groat. The topic that he spoke on was one that is not talked about very often. Our human need to open up and to tell people about what is going on in our lives is almost countercultural to what is seen in Sioux County. Here, there is a don’t ask don’t tell type of mentality. This is easy to accomplish because around here, most people share the same morals, ideas, and mind-set. Since everyone supposedly thinks the same, problems aren’t shared. According to the speaker, it’s healthy to be vulnerable and to share your struggles with those around you....   [tags: Emotion, Thought, Feeling]

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Why You Should Really Be Using Crm Analytics

- Why You Should Really Be Using CRM Analytics Implementing a Customer Relationship Management System (CRM) involves a significant investment of time and money. CRM is the ideal starting point for analytics because it collects the data that leads to highlighting the aggregate picture of organizational strength and weaknesses. Analytics digs deeper into the data mine to give managers insight into customer behavior that can help improve the client experience. Although many owners and managers quickly recognize and correct the most glaring mistakes, they often miss the mark of maximizing benefits....   [tags: Customer relationship management]

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How I Really Love Personality Psychology

- I really love personality psychology, so one of the best ways I know how to describe the type of person I am is to say that I am an INFJ personality type. My primary mode of living is focused internally, where I take things in primarily via intuition and instinct. INFJ 's are empaths, so we have a great and pretty unique ability to feel and understand what others are feeling with little to no explicit information given to us at all (sometimes we are actually compared to psycics). My secondary mode is external, which is how I made decisions, and it is where I deal with things according to how I feel about them, or how they fit with my personal value system....   [tags: Personality psychology, Psychology, Emotion, INFJ]

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What Really Happened During the First Thanksgiving

- ... Winslow’s description of the first Thanksgiving tells of a joyous time, when the Pilgrims and Indians feasted and hunted together. It’s mentioned in his description that there was a great amount of food, as opposed to the harshness of the year prior. He makes special note of the presence of Massasoit, the leader of the Indians, who, along with his ninety-some men, were hosted by the Pilgrims for three days. William Bradford, another eye-witness of the first Thanksgiving, was the governor of the Plymouth colony....   [tags: pilgrims, indians, plymouth]

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