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A Stance on Abortion

- One of the most controversial issues in this day and age is the stance people take on abortion. The two main positions that people take are either of pro-choice or pro-life; both sides, although polar opposites, tend to refer to both the issue of morality and logical rationale. The pro-life side of the debate believes that abortion is an utterly immoral practice that should be abolished. On the contrary, abortion should remain a legal procedure because it is a reproductive right; its eradication would not only take away the pregnant person’s autonomy, but would also put more children in financially unstable homes and the adoption system, and would cause an increase in potentially fatal, unsa...   [tags: voluntary termination of pregnancy]

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A Conscientious Decision and Stance

- Can we really agree with North Koreas current supreme commander Kim Jong-un in saying that their people are liberated from exploitation and oppression. Let’s first agree to disagree with powers controlling North Korea in calling their government Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Furthermore, to examine this country as a true democratic republic rather than communist Korean Workers' Party can put a bitter taste in any American’s mouth. Hence, the general citizens have no say in any aspect of their country, which contradicts the meaning of democracy in America’s ideology of a constitutional democracy and its Greek root meaning of democracy “rule of the people” and not North Koreas leading...   [tags: Kim Jong-Un, North Korea]

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My Stance on Service Learning

- ... With an influx of immigrants from countries around the world to Brevard County, linguistical assistance from proficient English speakers can be a great service-learning task at Eastern Florida State College. Perhaps a language exchange of sorts can happen. Such an exchange would fall under the reciprocity portion of service-learning, which is more often than not, a huge part of the service-learning experience. In a short video interview titled “The Importance of Service Learning”, with Charis, last name not given, a student at Gateway Technical College, she recalls her Service-Learning experience of teaching others how to grow and maintain vegetables: You can tell somebody 'this is h...   [tags: making communities better]

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Geoffrey Chaucer Stance on Feminism

- The investigation into whether or not Geoffrey Chaucer was ahead of his time in terms of his views on feminism has been up for debate for hundreds of years. The Wife of Bath’s Prologue is just one solitary example of the complicated nature of Chaucer’s belief system. On the one hand, we have many strong female characters that despite still being extremely dependant on the men in their lives, know what they want out of life. From a contrasting point of view, readers see a group of men, including Chaucer as the writer himself, making fun of the very nature of women as a whole....   [tags: characters, women, roles, opinions]

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Theoretical Stance on Learning and Teaching Mathematics

- Research Essay: Theoretical Stance for the Teaching of Mathematics – As a pre-service teacher, my philosophy of teaching Mathematics is based on a constructivist, student-centred approach. I have learned, through my practicum experiences, as well as Mathematics Education courses, which advocate this approach, that it is the most effective way to teach Mathematics. This essay will explicitly describe my philosophy, as well as explain and justify the specific teaching and learning strategies related to this philosophy, supported by the research and literature....   [tags: Education, math, math teacher]

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The Stance of Political Magazine, The Nation

- The Stance of Political Magazine, The Nation The Nation magazine has been in operation since 1865 as the independent voice of America’s people. It is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, weekly political magazine in America and is one of the most popular opinion journals. According to The Nation’s original prospectus, The Nation will not be the organ of any party, sect, or body. It will, on the contrary, make an earnest effort to bring to the discussion of political and social questions a really critical spirit, and to wage war upon the vices of violence, exaggeration, and misrepresentation by which so much of the political writing of the day is marred.(Original Prospectus) It is easy...   [tags: Media]

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Liberalism as a Better Civic Stance

- Liberalism as a Better Civic Stance What is a civic stance. Broken down into two separate words civic and stance, the word civic, according to Webster means, of or relating to a city, citizenship or civil affairs. The word stance means a way of standing. So, more or less it means the way you stand on civil affairs. The next question is what kinds of civic stances are there. Civic stances are generally broken down into three categories: liberal, conservative, and libertarian. A liberal is someone who is not narrow in his or her opinions or judgments....   [tags: Papers]

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Ethical Stance : Principles Of Morality Or Morals Or The Wrongs And Rights

- Ethical stance deals with principles of morality or morals or the wrongs and rights in conduct. In other terms, ethical stance means acting in accordance with standards or rules of right practice conduct, especially in a particular profession. For example, advertising was not considered ethical for physicians. The ethical stance that I recommend to others and I use as well is the one of utilitarianism. This is the doctrine that one’s actions should be right if they are beneficial or useful to the majority....   [tags: Ethics, Utilitarianism, Morality, John Stuart Mill]

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What is Islam Stance Over Modernization and Westernization

- Modernisation, Westernisation and Islam Background: The core purpose of this research is to look over the issue in three aspects i.e. • What is Islam’s stance over modernisation. • What is Islam’s stance over westernisation. • What is the prime difference between modernisation and westernisation. I have been compelled to do this research because of several reasons. Firstly, the widely believed phenomenon that muslims are a backward creed and Islam in principle is against development in science and technology....   [tags: science, technology, modern life]

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George Orwell's Stance on Capital Punishment in Essay, A Hanging

- ... Right from the start I could picture the scene of the execution. Except for a few, most everyone is solemn and seemingly downcast, with some men wavering and some prisoners turning grey. I think Orwell is trying to show that most people are against capital punishment, including himself, and that only a select few support it. When he described the procession of the condemned man towards the gallows, I was challenged in my thoughts about the events going to take place. What did this man do. Was he innocent....   [tags: condemned, execution, death]

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Walmart 's Low Wages And Anti Union Stance

- The introduction of a large grocer like Walmart into a community is not without controversy however. When a large corporate grocer comes into a community, it can be very difficult for smaller grocers to compete. Walmart has an extensive nationwide distribution system with many warehouses, allowing it to more efficiently store and transport inventory. This gives them a large advantage over smaller grocers, as it allows them to price items as a lower price since their expenses are also lower. In this regard, Walmart could be viewed as an economic disruptor by owners of former grocery stores, as it drives them out of business by possessing many competitive advantages....   [tags: Minimum wage, Wage, Grocery store]

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The Proper Golf Stance

- The Proper Golf Stance While there are many factors in determining the outcome of a golf shot, setting up the proper golf stance is the foundation from which all other aspects essential to hitting a perfect shot are judged as success or failure. Proper stance is made up of proper implementation of multiple factors. The entire outcome (shot) depends on setting up properly. There are three elements that comprise the proper golf stance: grip, stance, and body placement. Your grip must be firm with hands in their proper places....   [tags: Expository Process Essays]

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What problem, essentially, is C. Stephen Evans attempting to resolve? Is his resolution effective? Why or why not?

- C. Stephen Evans is stating there is a problem with the philosophy of religion having a neutral stance. Evans rejects both fideism as well as neutralism, and believes that by trying to have a, “neutral, disinterested posture,” a person could, “cut themselves off from the possibility of even understanding what religion is all about,” (Evans, 1985 p. 115). Evans notes that the view of faith and reason, by some religious believers think it is an impossibility to have “rational reflection” on religion....   [tags: philosophy of religion, neutral stance]

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Analysis Of Judith Jarvis Thompson 's A Pro Choice Stance

- The subject of abortion is always and will most likely continue to be a subject of controversy and disagreement. Basically we have two sides, one that is pro-life and the other being pro-choice. Judith Jarvis Thompson clearly takes the pro-choice stance and gives unique arguments on the subject of abortion. On the other hand Don Marquis supports the pro-life position on the topic of abortion. While neither will ever agree, both make points that will make you truly think about how you feel as an individual....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Argument, KILL]

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Booker T. Washington 's Political Stance For Social Separation And Economic Acceptance

- Brian Scott American Political Thought April 14, 2016 Booker T. Washington’s Political Stance for Social Separation and Economic Acceptance Booker T. Washington believed in political and social economic acceptance of passive and self-improvement rather than demanding the rights that were given to white male counterparts. This examination of the how Booker T. Washington’s political and social acceptance changed not only the landscape of African American history while setting a mentality that continues even in the twenty-first century....   [tags: Black people, African American, White people]

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Pro Outsourcing Is The Stance On The Ethical Topic Dilemmas Associated With Outsourcing

- Pro Outsourcing Ingrid A. Moore Shorter University   Abstract Pro outsourcing is the stance on the Ethical topic dilemmas associated with offshoring Are very plentiful. This report will support the numerous aspects of outsourcing. The Information will depict the ethical side, quality of service portion, work environment, Security concerns, cultural differences and the monetary aspect of outsourcing of this topic. Even though the defense will be pro outsourcing, showing both positive and Negative helps to understand the entire picture that companies have to face....   [tags: Outsourcing, Offshoring]

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America 's Stance During World War I During The 20th Century

- America’s stance in world affairs was usually a neutral one until it’s involvement in World War I during the 20th century. The Washington’s Proclamation of Neutrality served as a precedent for all affairs outside of the Western Hemisphere. However, during President Wilson’s time, actions that went outside this antecedent needed to be taken. Through the sources, “War Message to Congress” and “Ways to Serve the Nation” by President Woodrow Wilson, we can study on why America decided to step into the war and how the country 's position changed for the war effort....   [tags: Woodrow Wilson, World War I, United States]

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Moving toward Equality in Therapy

- Advocate Stance of Curiosity As the therapist, it is our job to be curious and investigators because otherwise clients will not reveal enough. “Practitioners may find it helpful to ask questions informed by an awareness…” (Knudson-Martin & Mahoney, 2009, p. 59). By asking informed questions about how a client’s present “patterns of behavior” have been maintained, therapists can help them define what kind of relationships they want. Asking these educated questions, issues can become externalized and shown as an illustration of larger problems outside them and their control....   [tags: psychology, advocate stance of curiosity]

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Increasing Accuracy While Shooting

- Every gun owner wants to shoot accurately, but there are several factors in both the gun and your shooting style that can negatively affect precision and accuracy. Having poor accuracy does not amount to simply having a poor gun or being a bad shot. It's usually a culmination of several factors in both the gun and the shooter that makes poor accuracy so common. The good news is that you can improve your accuracy with some very simple changes and considerations. Gun Selection All guns have their own benefits and disadvantages....   [tags: selction, stance, relax, precision]

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Political Ideology: Nolan Test

- Millions of citizens around the United States, at some point in their lifetime, obtain a political ideology. Typically, their political values are influenced by their parents. Political scientists have identified that around age eleven, children begin to develop political opinion. According to Wilson’s, American Government: Institutions and Policies, 91% of a high school senior class indentified with the same party as their parents (American Government 158). I can attest to this since I in fact have the same party association as my parents....   [tags: Neutral Stance, Social Policies]

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The Realist and Liberalist Perspectives on International Relations and US Policy Stance Toward Iraq

- The Realist and Liberalist Perspectives on International Relations and US Policy Stance Toward Iraq There are two prominent stances in International Relations. The schools of thought are commonly referred to as realist and liberalist. There are various names that they are called, and they can also be split further into subdivisions. However, for the purposes of this question I will just refer to the main schools of thought, and the main aims of both the paradigms. At a first glance at this question, my gut feeling is that the United States aims to achieve the same as the liberalists, that of world peace....   [tags: Papers]

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A Feminist Literary Stance, Roles of Women in Henrik Ibsen’s Play A Doll’s House and George Eliot’s Novel Middlemarch

- A feminist literary stance, roles of women in Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House & George Eliot’s novel Middlemarch Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and George Eliot’s Middlemarch are based on events from their personal experiences. The events that lead Ibsen to feel the need to write A Doll’s House makes his approach on the feminist stance a bit more unusual from other writers. Ibsen shows his realist style through modern views and tones that are acted out by the characters in this infamous story....   [tags: critical analysis, literary criticism]

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Bell Hooks' Incorrect Stance On Punnishment

- Our society allows police, council officials, and other busy bodies dictate how parents should raise their children. A scolding, smack in the face, and a spanking on the butt are all forms of punishment. A punishment is a tool used by parents to discipline their children for misbehavior. Abuse is a commonly thrown around term that offers an inflated meaning to punishment. bell hooks states in her article that a parent cannot “love” if they are “abusive.” Care for individuals’ actions is love; if a child is not reprimanded for bad behavior then the parent is further being abusive....   [tags: Parenting]

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International Business Policy

- Reasons for HTC Success The competitive stance In the mobile phone operator business that HTC operated, HTC was able to differentiate itself from the other ODMs. Moreover, according to David (2010), HTC decided to optimize the operators’ services by giving each operator a unique phone. Other competitors like Nokia did not optimize phones for the operators and this gave HTC a better chance since their customers, the mobile phone operators had the feeling that the phone belonged to them. Value chain HTC was dedicated towards fulfilling the needs of the customers and always came up with new products that gave it a competitive advantage....   [tags: Competitive Stance, Value Chain, Core Competency]

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Ethics of Government's Stance of Homosexuality

- Homosexuality, when defined by a dictionary, reads [as a] "sexual desire or behavior directed toward a person or persons of one's own sex ." While its opposite, heterosexuality, is described as: "[a] sexual feeling or behavior directed toward a person or persons of the opposite sex ." Homosexuality can be traced back to the earliest pieces of recorded history, although its definitive origin is unknown, many scientists believe that homosexuality exists in nature, although this is subject to interpretation ("Homosexuality" Wikipedia)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Non Welcoming Stance for Latin American Immigrants

- ... But in many places there was exclusion in basic activities such as shopping or attending school. In towns, they were only to go out shopping one day a week. Their children put in segregated schools with the African American children. During the 1860's political restrictions were put in place not only to limit to claim rights given to them via citizenship but also to protect their land. The government claimed millions of acres of what was once Mexican-owned land for themselves. Unfamiliar to the law or language there was nothing the immigrants could do against the Americans....   [tags: immigrants, america, country, coomodities]

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Abortion, Education, and the Death Penalty: An Overview of Certain Candidates' Stance on THem

- As the three primary candidates were running for governor, they had a great deal of issues and topics to cover. Some people might have agreed with their beliefs and morals, and some might not have. There are three topics that the governors have covered throughout their campaigning that I do agree with and that I do not agree with. The topics are Abortion, Education Reform, and Death Penalty. I think these are important topics that need to be taken seriously, because it is dealing with someone’s life....   [tags: Campaign for Governor, Republicans]

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Saving The Environment or The Economy: Two Opposing Stances

- The state of Alaska is home to some incredibly beautiful examples of nature, and also happens to be home to a large wealth of oil. Since the discovery of the amount of oil off the coast of Alaska, there has been debate of whether to take advantage of this resource and drill the Alaskan oil reserves, or to leave it alone and preserve the nature and wildlife surrounding the state. In the article, “Offshore Drilling in Alaska Should Be Expanded” by author Marvin E. Odum, and the article, “Offshore Drilling in Alaska Should Be Limited” by author Margaret Williams, the two authors convey opposing viewpoints on the same topic....   [tags: Environmental Issues]

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Margit Stange’s Literary Criticism of Chopin’s The Awakening

- Margit Stange’s Literary Criticism of Chopin’s The Awakening Kate Chopin created Edna Pontellier, but neither the character nor her creator was divorced from the world in which Chopin lived. As a means to understand the choices Chopin gave Edna, Margit Stange evaluates The Awakening in the context of the feminist ideology of the late nineteenth century. Specifically, she argues that Edna is seeking what Chopin’s contemporaries denoted self-ownership, a notion that pivoted on sexual choice and “voluntary motherhood” (276)....   [tags: Chopin Awakening]

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Margit Stange’s Literary Criticism of Chopin’s The Awakening

- Margit Stange’s Literary Criticism of Chopin’s The Awakening Margit Stange makes a series of meaningful connections between Kate Chopin’s dramatization of Edna Pontellier’s “awakening” and the historical context of feminist thought which Stange believes influenced the novel. Part of understanding Edna’s motives and Chopin’s thinking are Stange’s well-chosen references to the contemporary ideology that shapes Edna’s thinking and her choices. Stange argues that Edna is seeking the late-nineteenth-century conception of self-ownership, which pivots on “voluntary motherhood.” Edna’s awakening, her acquisition of self-determination, comes from identifying and re-distributing what she owns, which...   [tags: Chopin Awakening Literature Essays]

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Preparing to Model

- Being Prepared to Model What do you picture when you hear the word model. You think of maybe tall, skinny, and pretty, right. Do you know the real definition of a model. In the dictionary, a model means a person who sets a good example. To young people, it’s someone to look up to. They give people inspiration and their own creativity. Barbizon Modeling Schools were originally established in New York City in 1939. Barbizon Schooling was created by Helen Fraiser, who was a modeling teacher. Almost over 70 years, Barbizon has been beneficial to girls all over the United States....   [tags: class, stances, experience]

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The Responsible Company, by Yvon Chouinard and Vincent Stanle

- Responsibility is a word used improperly too often in one’s everyday life. It is the state, to which one is acting accountably for something within his or her own power, control, and/or management. It is the ability to comprehend rational thoughts and make decisions within one’s moral compass. Beginning at a young age, we are taught the importance of responsibility on a daily basis. Whether it be on the basis of taking responsibility for foolish past actions, or behaving responsibly to develop one’s aptitude of dependability when tasks must be accomplished, the action of being responsible ultimately leads to adding meaning and value to one’s life....   [tags: enviornmental detriment, ]

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Wordplay in Stange Fits Of Passion

- Words with Hidden Values Words can be used for many things such as describing, depicting, or disguising a person’s thoughts or ideas. In a lyrical ballad called Strange fits of passion have I known by William Wordsworth, he does a great job of using different words to give out many thoughts and ideas. This is why poetry is used as a freedom of expression. Any poet can use wordplay to create and inspire readers to think, and dig deep for a certain meaning or purpose. Wordsworth , I thought was very good a using words to create a different meaning than what the words actually meant....   [tags: William Wordsworth]

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Stange Journeys and Gender Inequality in Pullman and Dangarembga

- The journey into a new or strange environment in Northern Lights by Philip Pullman and Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga is an essential part of each plot. It is the physical journey of both Lyra and Tambu that allows them to gain knowledge, learn about the world through experience and grow as individuals. Both protagonists are female, and because of this we see the theme of gender inequality developed in each novel, most profoundly in Nervous Conditions. Education is restricted, for the most part, to males in both novels, Tambu being one exception and Lyra’s education being virtually non-existent....   [tags: Literature]

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Three Political Leaders' Views on the Issues

- Ken Cuccinelli opposes the new healthcare reform and wants to change it to the way the health care was. He wants to leave the medical decisions to the doctors and the families and that the government should stay out of people’s healthcare. He has stated that the new”Obamacare will cost the country more than it will save it in the long run”. He also wants to make state crossing healthcare legal which would increase interstate commerce and be better for the economy. Says that Obamacare is unconstitutional and should not be allowed to pass....   [tags: Political Leaders' Stances]

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The Safest Sprint Starting Position For American Football Players

- In “What is the Safest Sprint Starting Position for American Football Players?” a research article from Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, authors Bonnechere, Beyer, Rooze, and Serge Van Sint, argue that out of the three sprint start positions in football (2-, 3-, and 4-point), the 2-point stance is the least dangerous. To prove this, a study was conducted on each position and their comparison to the safety level of each in relation to American football. The results justify that the 2-point stance is fairly safer than the 3-point or 4-point positions....   [tags: American football, National Football League]

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A Good Social Studies Teacher

- A “good social studies teacher” is an educator has an understanding of the necessity of social studies in education and enacting on this notion throughout the curriculum by utilizing wholesome and meaningful learning activities and assignments. In order to go more in depth and understand what instructional strategies and activities work best with elementary students and the benefits of unconventional instructional tactics, I discovered a journal article, “Elementary Students’ Roles and Epistemic Stance During Document-Based History Lessons” by Jeffrey D....   [tags: History, Historiography, Primary source, Learning]

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How to Become an Effective Hitter

- How to Become an Effective Hitter Babe Ruth is known for his 714 home runs. However, few people realize the other statistic he holds, which is having the most strikeouts of any player in the major league. This statistic helps to prove there is only a slight difference between a good hit and a strike. To become a good hitter in baseball, three fundamentals are necessary. First, the batter's stance in the batter's box, second, the batter's eye contact on the ball, and third, the batter's swing are the three fundamentals a good hitter will possess....   [tags: Expository Process Essays]

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Who Am I and Where Does the World Come From?

- Who am I. Where does the world come from. What is my stance on these questions. At first glance, these seem like simple questions with simple answers, but the truth is that it has taken me all semester to even start developing my stance. If find that the answers to these questions developed as I learned about the philosophies of Thomas Aquinas, Immanuel Kant, and Socrates. From these philosophers, I have come to believe that I am a relative empiricist born with innate morals who believes that God created me and the world, but above all I have come to the realization that I truly do not know anything for certain while I can search my entire life for answers....   [tags: reflective essay]

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President Obam The State Senate Floor Speech

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

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- MOTOR EXAMINATION OF THE LOWER LIMB • Inspection - Ask the child to lie down on the bed and expose to the underpants with the legs and thighs entirely exposed. Place a towel over the groin and inspect the lower limb. o Posture – Note the resting posture. Look for abnormal flexion or extension, unusual rotation, clawing of the foot or limb shortening. Always compare with the other side for symmetry. o Muscle Bulk - Look for muscle wasting of the quadriceps and anterior tibials and hypertrophy of the calf muscles....   [tags: Medical Report]

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Reasoning according to Saint Thomas Aquinas

- 1) Aquinas does not require that each individual person have good reasons for what he or she believes. He explains that there is the human reason (God is triune) and natural reason (God exists) which considers some truth of God. He discusses limitations to human intellect. He explains that the truth is open to reasoning. He reasons that humans have better knowledge of God when they cannot understand. He explains that many people are not fitted to reach the highest level of knowledge, which is understanding God....   [tags: philosophical analysis]

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The Human Foot and Ankle

- Introduction The human foot and ankle are composed of 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than a hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments. These components work together to provide the body with support, balance and mobility. The foot acts as a “rigid lever and mobile adapter” (Amstrong [Prosthetic feet], 2010). The human foot must be capable of withstanding the body’s weight and functions as a shock absorber (Swierzewski, 2007; NYU, 1990). The prosthetic foot needs to be capable of mimicking the missing natural foot, to make for the most efficient gait pattern....   [tags: Biology, Bones, Joints]

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Exploring a Weak Political Argument

- In the article "A Paramedic for Governor", published in October 2003 issue of Emergency Medical Services, Norm Rooker fails to argue why James H. Green should be governor of California. First of all, Rooker dose not provide enough evidence to support his argument. Additionally, his tone is not appropriate for this article. Finally, there is not clear reasoning in the article. Because of these defects in this article Norm fails to convince the reader why paramedic Green should be governor. First, Norm Rooker is lacking in evidence in the article "A Paramedic for Governor." In the beginning of the article Rooker quotes Green in saying "I don't think I have a snowball's chance in you-know-whe...   [tags: Politics]

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Biomechanics of Running

- Introduction: A Qualitative Analysis of Running In the 1970's, thousands of people took to the road with a new trend of exercise----running. It was fairly easy; just put one foot in front of the other as fast as you can and go as far as you can. Feel the burn in your chest. The sweat trickling down your face. The throb in your knees as your foot pounds into the ground with every step. Well then, you're exercising. You’re running. Since then, running has become a dominant factor in sports and fitness; a factor so prevalent that the number of musculoskeletal injuries due to running has also increased over the last quarter century....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Physics of Karate

- The basic ideas behind any style of karate can in general be reduced to the goal of achieving the most effective movements with the least effort. Specifically, with a strike such as a punch, kick, knife-hand or similar, the karateka attempts to move smoothly through the strikes, conserving energy towards the impact point. When thought about in terms of energy, the most common equation is that of rotational kinetic energy, or KE=(1/2)mv^2 + (1/2)Iω^2. Another way to think about a strike is to attempt to focus as much force as possible at the point of impact....   [tags: physics martial arts fighting]

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Franklin Regional Panthers Football

- ... Do not be a magnet. Fight to get off blocks. Use multiple moves to apply pressure. - Hustle: Simply wanting to “get there” more than the blocker wants to keep you from getting there. 100% every play. Checklist for Success  Know the defense called  Know the down and distance  Know the field position and how it relates to you  Know what your key is  Know how to get in your alignment  Pre-read offensive alignment  Is the offense tipping the play  Execute your responsibility and then pursue  Play with a controlled aggression Drills Emphasis on Individual Footwork (Bag Drills) o High Knees- 1 Foot o High Knees- 2 Feet o Shuffle o Zig-Zag: Back Pedal and Sprint o Ickey...   [tags: teammates, defense, opponents]

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The Is The Belief That Determinism And Free Will Are Companionable Philosophies

- Compatibilism is the belief that determinism and free will are companionable philosophies. The question that is posed is; is it possible to believe in both ideas without being rationally erratic. Is there such thing as controlling every aspect of our life and choosing what we do and how we do it. Or is it previous events that have happened in our lives that cause everything that happens. It has been argued back and fourth for centuries, if free will and determinism are compatible and it will continue for many more....   [tags: Free will, Determinism, Libertarianism]

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Should Corporations Be Guided By The Method Of Corporate Social Responsibility

- Short Paper 4 RESEARCH QUESTION: - In contemporary settings, should corporations be guided by the method of Corporate Social Responsibility. CRITICAL STANCE: - Corporations should undertake activities of Corporate Social Responsibility only if the basic interests of their shareholders are satisfied, i.e. firms should incur profits. For an enterprise to function successfully for a long-term, it should strive to create a balance between the interests of both, shareholders and stakeholders. This stance is arguable as opinions related to this subject widely differ from person to person....   [tags: Social responsibility, Business]

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Symbols and Composition of the Statue Saint George by Donatello

- Saint George is a statue that was sculpted by Donatello in the prime of his career. From top to bottom, this realistic statue displays a sort of defiance towards his enemies and a sense of pride in his country. This begins with his expression of pride and inner turmoil on his face and ends with the wide stance of his feet, a mighty shield in-between. Even the platform he is standing on and the composition of his body help contribute to the strength of this realistic soldier of a man. Everything from his mighty arms to the cloak he wears on his back act as a shield to the enemies of whomever building or town this sits by....   [tags: hope, marble, soldier]

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Commentary on Learning How to Formulate a Concise Thesis

- After exploring the online writing lab, my perspective on formulating a thesis statement has changed. Firstly, from personal experience, looking at the assignment title is usually very daunting and I start to list down the various aspects it could cover. I was ambitious in formulating a thesis that could possibly encompass every single aspect, without keeping in mind the length limitations of the paper. As a result, my thesis was very broad. My paper lacked focus and it seemed like with more points, I required more evidence to convince the reader of my stance....   [tags: Research, Writing, Theme]

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Differing Methods of Approaching the Marijuana Debate

- There are many different uses for marijuana and reasons it should be legalized, or remain illegal. The main argument that always comes about is the possibility of the economic gains that could be brought forth through legalization. The article “Drug Markets: A Classroom Experiment” by Gwendolyn Alexander Tedeschi, Published in The American Economist, takes a look at the economics of illegal drug markets. In the work Tedeschi presents the findings of a classroom experiment on said markets, and gives the necessary information for other economic educators to replicate the experiment....   [tags: Drugs]

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Violent Video Games Do NOT Cause Violence

- Did you know violent video games cause our kids to murder. This is probably one of the alleged claims that people, whom think violent video games contribute to youth violence, would provide. There has been an ongoing dispute towards whether or not violent video games contribute to youth violence. There are very intriguing articles on regarding violent video games. Proponents of this proposal believe that violent video games do indeed, contribute to youth violence. While very distinctly the “con” stance believes violent video games do not contribute to youth violence....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]

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Acquainted with the Night by Robert Frost

- The solitude of a rainy nighttime walk invokes thoughts of sadness and isolation, in Robert Frost’s poem “Acquainted with the Night.” A short narrative poem has the speaker describing a lonely walk during the nighttime hours in a city setting. The poem is very dark in many aspects, the mood, the night, and the visual and audible observations of the walker. There are thoughts and feelings of loneliness and despair, when reading this poem. The impression of the poem is one of a lost soul who has had a possible tragic event in his life or is living unsatisfactory life....   [tags: a solitude sould, poetry analysis]

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The Argument On Pro Choice Abortion

- Anderson brings up point after point to support his opinion on pro-choice abortion. Anderson writes about how the government should have no say in a woman’s decision to abort even if she is past the first trimester: “Pregnancy and motherhood affect every aspect of a woman’s life - public and private, emotional and physical - and Roe v. Wade confirmed that it was an invasion of privacy for the government to step in and make reproductive decisions on a woman’s behalf” (Anderson, 2015). Anderson explains how he believes a woman who decides to have an abortion does it because it will negatively affect their life in a way that will be changed forever....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Pro-choice, Fetus]

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Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Conversations in “Difficult Conversations” by Stone, Patton, and Heen

- ... It is important to be open to the other person’s views because these conversations are based on the conflict of perception and interpretation of values. The goals are to understand both points of view, discover the impacts of the situation on both parties, understand the product of the situation, express feelings without judgment, and understand any identity problems that may arise. In order to reach these goals, we need to “shift to a learning stance”. When taking on a learning stance, the focus is contribution and openness to others feelings....   [tags: problem, learning, blame]

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Injury Prevention and Gait

- In everyday life there are many different ways to get injured. A few ways you can get injured are; exercise, working and driving. There are also many ways to prevent injuries. Muscle balance is one of the most important ways to prevent injuries. When you exercise there are many different precautions you need to take in order to prevent injuries. Before you even begin to exercise it is very important that you have a physical. If you have a medical condition, not physically fit, or overweight it is important for you to have a physical....   [tags: Exercise, Prevention, Injuries]

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Walmart 's Unethical Practices Of Walmart

- Walmart’s Unethical Practices Walmart is the biggest retail store in the world. With over 1.3 million employees, their practices affect us all in one way or another. Walmart recorded a financial income of over eleven billion dollars last year. With all this money one would think they are able to keep all employees happy and taken care of. Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart, was born in 1918 in Kingsfisher, Oklahoma. On July 2, 1962 the first Walmart was opened in Rodgers, Arkansas. There are now over five thousand stores and clubs open in the United States of America....   [tags: Minimum wage, Employment, Wage, Wal-Mart]

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Do People Have The Right? Die?

- Allison Smith Philosophy of Law 5-2-16 Do People Have the Right to Die. Thesis statement: The question of whether or not an individual has the right to decide to end their life when they are suffering from terminal illness has long been at the center of many debates for a long time. This is perhaps because American society has often taken the stance that the life of the human being is sacred and therefore we must do whatever is needed to protect it. It is for this reason that the thought of a doctor assisting in ending a human life even when a person is suffering from terminal illness is quite taboo....   [tags: United States, U.S. state, Roe v. Wade]

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Perceptions of the Work Environment in Stenden University Hotel and Their Effect on Job Attitudes?

- In society there’s little room to escape working for a living. You need a job to survive, to succeed and be wealthy and ultimately happy. It could be in a multimillion dollar organization, a franchise, a family, or your own entrepreneurial company, whatever type of job it is, it is work. And because work is such an essential part of adult’s lives, its effect on our well being and happiness is logically large. Therefore it is pivotal not to perceive work as cumbersome and unsatisfactory but a place you have a positive attitude towards in order for its affect to be positive on whatever aspect of our lives that it affects....   [tags: Psychology ]

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A Secular Defense of Pro-Life

- A Secular Defense of Pro-Life The pro-life stance on abortion is often associated with and defended by traditional Christian beliefs , ; however, this paper will argue that it can and should be defended with secular arguments that appeal to reason and our shared human condition. This paper will try and counter the notion that the argument is simply another battlefield where religion and secular thought meet. Rather, it is an important issue that carries with it heavy implications not only for the religious but also for the secular....   [tags: abortion, human rights, pro choice]

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Newton´s Three Laws of Motion

- Physics is involved in everyday life and can be an essential explanation for how things work. Being a lacrosse goalie involves physics concepts and proves how they apply to every movement that is made on the field. To better understand the physics of a goalie, you must understand how Newton’s Three Laws of Motion work; Inertia, force equals mass times acceleration, and equal and opposite forces, as well as another law torque and leverage. The first law of Newton’s Laws is inertia. The basic definition of inertia is an object in motion will stay in motion until acted on by an outside force, as well as an object as rest will stay at rest until acted on by an outside force (Serwalt,...   [tags: inertia, accelaration, re-action]

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Apology : Defence Of Socrates

- In “Apology: Defence of Socrates”, Socrates speaks about his peculiar way of helping society and why other seem to do it wrong. He says that he is not the sort of man who could become a politician because if he were to have given up his integrity and became a politician he would not be helpful to anyone. He instead says that he is like a gadfly around a horse, where the horse is society. The gadfly will annoy the horse and arouse it; in the case of society Socrates provokes them into action or thought by using constructive criticisms or questioning people....   [tags: Law, Judge, Supreme Court of the United States]

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Comparing and Contrasting Scientific realism and Phenomenology

- The objective of science is elucidate some sort of “truth” with regard to the world and how it works. But how do we arrive at this concept of “truth”. Epistomology, or the study of the origin, nature and limits to the production of human knowledge, provides a multitude of frameworks from which to work from. These approaches address the creation of knowledge and provide the scientist or observer with a reference from which to test the limits and validity of the knowledge that are created from research....   [tags: knowledge, epistomology, philosophy]

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Why Should Students Take Gen Eds

- Why should students take gen-eds in college. I’ve heard about this question from professors in many different classes. When I was first being asked this question, I was quite uncertain about the reason that gen-eds are mandatory for college students. To find the answer, I constantly thought about the question and sought out the value of gen-eds during the first year of studying on campus. During the conversation with my academic advisor, I grabbed some initial impressions about gen-eds--easy courses, a lot of fun, and not serious in coursework....   [tags: Rhetoric, Critical thinking, Martin Luther King]

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Public Relations Contigenct Th

- "Contingency Theory of Accommodation and Advocacy" Contingency theory of accommodation/advocacy is a more realistic depiction of public relation strategies or models based on a continuum. The contingency theory represents the organizations possible stance on a wider range of publics than an individual one fostering rigid and exclusive categorization mostly found in a limited set communication models. Basically what the theory is getting at is opening the spectrum of the public to come to a more rounded synopsis of the issue or product....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Politics Behind a Magazine

- The Politics Behind a Magazine The Progressive is a magazine that was started in 1909. Mathew Rothschild, who was the editor of the Multinational Monitor a Ralph Nader founded magazine, is the current editor of the magazine. The evidence of this magazine being liberal is found by taking into account the overall visual design, the stance on arguments of the articles, and the political stances of the authors that are published. In glancing through The Progressive and observing it visually a reader can gather a political viewpoint from its advertisements and pictures....   [tags: Media]

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Innovation during a Crisis: Advancement of Aviation Technology during WWI Lesson Plan

- Innovation during a Crisis: Advancement of Aviation Technology during WWI Lesson Plan Context: This lesson is designed for students in the fifth to eight grade level. Many of these students will already have an extensive background in aviation and/or aviation history. The lesson plan occurs in an informal class setting at a Museum as one day during a five day summer camp session named Wright Flyer to Right Now. The summer camp spends each day exploring a different period in aerospace technology starting with the early days of flight and ending with current space exploration....   [tags: Lesson Plan]

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Psychology as a Science: Jaegwon Kim's Argument and Why it is Faulty

- ... It seems that to respond to Kim we must consider a multitude of scientific and philosophical issues. Kim’s essential argument relies on two different metaphysical principles. Firstly, he presents the ‘Casual Individuation of Kinds’ principle that states that kinds in science are individuated on the foundation of casual powers (Kim, 1992. p.17). Secondly, Kim gives us the ‘Casual Inheritance’ principle that states that if a mental state M is realized in a system at t in virtue of physical realization base P, the causal powers of this instance of M are identical with the causal powers of P, (Kim, 1992....   [tags: multiple realizability of mental properties]

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Use Of Writing And Reading For Inquiry, Learning, Thinking, And Communicating

- Use Writing And Reading For Inquiry, Learning, Thinking, And Communicating When I wrote my opinion editorial, I wanted to make my stance clear. In my "Opinion Editorial" project, my Inquiry was the U.S. should not provide aid to Israel. This is important because I wanted to make my point but needed a place to start. I started learning more by reading articles and gathering information. I read the views of other authors and thought about about the side they were coming from. I had to address both sides to clealy to communicate with readers who are against my views to provide deeper insight to what I believe in....   [tags: Writing, Communication, Los Angeles Times, Logic]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Oroonoko, Behn ( 1997 )

- Bravery does not define heroism. Personally, I agree with the previous claim because acting courageously for egotistical reasons rather than for the benefit of a certain group is not a principle of heroes. In addition, heroes often possess admirable leadership skills which help them to lead the people they empathize with and fight for in a way that benefits them. In the novel entitled Oroonoko, Behn (1997) presents the story of a prince named Oroonoko who experiences several challenges as he enslaved and exploited by British colonialists; consequently, making him starting a revolution that results in his cruel death....   [tags: Slavery, Colonialism, Hero]

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The Safety And Health Implications Of Genetically Modified Foods

- Over the course of a considerable amount of time, many have disputed the safety and health implications that genetically modified foods have on society. Because of this apparently lasting quarrel came the making of two groups; one that was for and another that was against GMOs. In order to really comprehend the issue 's seriousness, it is imperative to initially comprehend what precisely genetically modified foods are and how it represents a risk to our society. GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are living beings in which "select pieces of DNA from one animal are extricated and set into some other living being" (National Institutes of Health)....   [tags: Genetically modified organism]

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Discussion on the Importance of Presidential Debate

- Introduction Since the first televised debate between Vice President Richard Nixon (R-Calif.) and Senator John Kennedy (D-Mass.), the election process has never been the same. Despite the seemingly important democratic aspect of presidential debates, the actual impact of debates on voters’ perceptions of potential candidates is highly doubted by many scholars. Potential candidates, journalists, and a few scholars have expressed, however, the importance of presidential debates in directing voters’ attitudes (White, 1982; Asher, 1988; Reagan, 1990)....   [tags: United States, Presidents, Candidates]

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) In an Organization

- As the industrialization and globalization have become more intense for decades, the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) becomes more advocated and is employed by corporation globally (Smith, 2011). However, despite an urge for performing “good” social roles, there still be numerous of organizations showing their unwillingness to fulfill their expected responsibility due to the controversy of how the concept should be defined amongst academia, businesses, and society, in addition to the conflict of interests between a firm’s shareholders and stakeholders that accounts mostly for difficulties in implementing CSR practices....   [tags: industrialization, globalization]

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Critical Assessment Of The Author 's Effectiveness

- A critical analysis essay is an overall assessment of the author’s effectiveness in conveying his or her purpose. (Wilhoit 95) There are several different aspects of critique writing: analysis, evaluation, and explanation. The analysis requires you to break down the reading into essential parts, evaluation requires you to assess the quality of those various parts, and the explanation should link your judgments to specific aspects of the readings and make those connections clear and convincing to your reader....   [tags: Logic, Critical thinking, Argument, Fallacy]

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How To Hit A Golf Ball

- Although golfers end the day on the 18th green, their day begins on a tee box. A drive, the first hit off a tee toward the objective hole, may seem very routine and insignificant, but, in fact, it is the most important shot taken on each hole. If golfers hit a long drive into the nicely cut fairway, they have only to hit the ball off the nicely cut grass on usually a clear path to the hole. But if they hit a drive into the woods, then they have to make sure the ball does not hit any trees, branches, or other obstacles when exiting the woods....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How I Can Write A Writing

- Every time I remember learning how to write I can’t help but get nostalgic. Writing is something that in my opinion is impossible to master. There is always something that can be changed, something new to learn. To learn we must be able to reflect on our mistakes, you have to be able to find the error you didn 't know were there. In this 2016 Spring Semester I wrote a few essays, comparing my oldest one, to my newer ones that I wrote. It is clear that I was able to further developed in my clarity and staying in track of what I am trying to write....   [tags: Essay, Writing, Learning, Paper]

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Reflection Paper On Practice Makes Perfect

- “Practice makes perfect”. A statement that has been applied to every kind of endeavor there is, no matter if that endeavor is athletically, musically, or, in this case, writing related. However, the truth is that perfection can never be reached. There will always be room for more improvement even in the slightest areas and, with there being many areas of writing, there is always something that can be improved. An amazing paper will still have many flaws and things that could have been done differently, even if it is something as simple as placing a comma in the correct location or rearranging a few words....   [tags: Writing, Better, Improve, Essay]

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Nursing's Civic Responsibility

- As young American adults turn eighteen, they are reminded that it is their civic duty and responsibility to register to vote, to be aware of current policies and to make educated decisions in the voting booth. As some of these young adults become active in the nursing profession, they are taught that their ultimate responsibility is to advocate for their patients; they are to ensure their safety and well-being. That being said, does this responsibility stop at the bedside. Should nurses take an active role in the policy making that directly affects the healthcare of their patients....   [tags: healthcare, policy making]

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Democratic Republic of Congo Holocaust

- ... The people suffering from the poverty aspect are getting the effects of the mass murders and the country’s political instability. Genocide describes the heinous act of killing others in order to prove the point. In this case, Rwanda’s government is targeting specific people. The Congo War, a massive destruction to their country, is genocide. One reason it is, in fact, genocide is due to the amount of murders occurring. “But so far the brutal war in eastern Congo has not only lasted longer than the Holocaust but also appears to have claimed more lives [than the Holocaust],” (Kristof 1)....   [tags: bloody wars in Africa]

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