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The String Theory in The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene

- The string theory means that everything exists because of Planck vibrating strings; these strings are the source of every object in the universe, including the unknown. This theory also speculates whether or not other dimensions and parallel universes exist. In The Elegant Universe, Brian Greene explains the different concepts of the string theory and its origins. Among these are the the theory of dimensions, parallel universes, and the origin of the universe. The string theory is an interesting theory because it contributes the the idea that there are many things in the universe that are yet to be discovered....   [tags: String, Cosmic, Dimensions]

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Evaluation of Books on String Theory

- A String Method Book Evaluation Three different methods books; “Muller Rusch String Method,” “Action with Strings,” and “ Essential Elements for strings,” revealed three very different approaches to learning. The influence of time is greatly noticeable in comparing and contrasting these three approaches. “Essential Elements for Strings” was published in 1994 and the other two books in the 1960’s. After many years of studying education the approach to teaching students how to play an instrument has greatly improved....   [tags: String Method Theory Music]

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The String Theory

- Sub-atomic particles, known as quarks, electrons, photons, and neutrinos were strewn across expanding space. Equal amounts of matter and antimatter particles began to collide and annihilate each other. Gravity, strong and weak nuclear forces, and electromagnetic forces soon came into play. As the universe started to cool, fundamental particles called quarks began to smash together forming protons and neutrons. They, in turn, merged to create the nuclei of simple elements, beginning with hydrogen, helium, and lithium....   [tags: Creation, Anti-matter, Physics]

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String Theory

- What is string theory and what does it mean for human kind. String theory is a theory that seeks to unify the four forces of nature and explain the origins of our universe. Before the string theory, it was impossible to combine the theories of General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. By using tiny vibrating strings of energy that are 10-33 m in length, scientists can create all the fundamental particles we’ve started to find using particle accelerators. Then, using these particles they can try to unite the two different theories and create a universe that is perhaps, more perfect than the Standard Model will allow....   [tags: Physics Essays]

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String Bikini

- String Bikini 350-500 Rudi Gernreich, a clothes designer originally from Vienna, is accredited for inventing the string bikini in 1974. They became all the rage in Brazil, but gained wider popularity in the United States in the early 1990s. Bridgett Bardot, a French actress from the 1960’s sported this charming type of bikini with abandon, while songs like “Itty Bitty String Bikini” attributed to the swimwear’s success. They are a more revealing version of the standard bikini. There are now popular spin-offs like the V and C-string, and T-Backs....   [tags: Fashion]

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The String Quartets by Ludwig Van Beethoven

- The string quartets of Ludwig Van Beethoven were written over a long period of his life, stretching from 1799 to 1826. The tragedies that occurred throughout Beethoven’s life did not stop him from writing these seventeen masterpieces. The string quartets can be divided into three periods; early middle and late with the first six quartets of Op. 18 marking his ‘early’ works. As Beethoven’s writing began to flourish with creativity and imagination, he wrote the ‘Rasumovsky’ quartets that mark the ‘middle’ period in his career....   [tags: masterpieces, melodic expression]

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Hofstra University Choir and String Orchestra

- The Hofstra University Choir and String Orchestra put on a fabulous holiday concert in the John Cranford Adams Playhouse on December 10th, 2013. The concert featured works by Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, and Anton Arensky, just to name a few. The holiday spirit was exuded through the concert hall and audience members left in awe of the talent that Hofstra University fosters. One of the composers included in the concert was Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Felix was born in the German city of Hamburg to the Jewish family of Leah Salomon and Abraham Mendelssohn, who was a wealthy banker....   [tags: music, choral music, concert, compostion]

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Catalog of DIESEL String Functions

- Catalog of DIESEL String Functions Status retrieval, computation, and display are performed by DIESEL functions. The available functions are described in the table. Note: All functions have a limit of 10 parameters, including the function name itself. If this limit is exceeded, you get a DIESEL error message. + (addition) Returns the sum of the numbers val1, val2, ..., val9. $(+, val1 [, val2, ..., val9] ) If the current thickness is set to 5, the following DIESEL string returns 15. $(+, $(getvar,thickness),10) - (subtraction) Returns the result of subtracting the numbers val2 through val9 from val1....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Orion String Quartet and Nash Ensemble: A Concert Review

- “Mozart for Four Mozart: String Quartet in F Major, K 590 Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, K 478 Performed by the Orion String Quartet and the Nash Ensemble” (gardnermuseum.org) For the purposes of this assignment I choose this particular concert because I find Mozart’s music to be intellectual and engaging, requiring deep concentration and an open mind to be able the comprehend the depth of his musical visions. In this paper a will attempt to explore the qualities I like and dislike in the pieces presented in this concert and endeavor to analyze the “Piano Quartet No....   [tags: Music]

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The String Around My Finger

- The String Around My Finger I work in a restaurant as a waitress and several days ago a co-worker of mine had to leave work. His ex-wife had called to tell him that their daughter had been rushed to the hospital because of a bicycling accident. He wasn't sure quite what to do. He'd talked to me before he asked the manager for permission to leave. He doubted that it was serious enough to get permission and asked whether or not I thought he should try. I told him that he had to go, and that I thought it was very important that he and his ex-wife be by her side especially considering their recent divorce....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Haiti's Bad String of Events

- My name is Michel Martelly, and I am the president of Haiti, one of the most underdeveloped and poor countries in the entire world. Through all our attempts throughout the years to help our citizens and develop our industries and economy, it was stalled when we experienced one of the worst earthquakes in recorded history. The earthquake killed 300,000 people and sent our already impoverished country into even deeper poverty. It was documented businesses. Our GDP fluctuates but is always hovering around $8 billion United States dollars, which for a country of our population equates to about 800 dollars per person....   [tags: one of the poorest nations in the world]

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String Theory

- String theory is defined by Merriam-Webster as, “A physical theory in which one-dimensional loops travel through space and also merge and lyse as time elapses. This is in contrast to ordinary quantum field theory, which predicts point particles that emit and absorb each other. String theory is a candidate for a Theory of Everything.” String theory would solve the long fight between Einstein’s theory of relativity and Quantum Physics. String theory proclaims that everything in our universe, from stars and suns to apples and atoms, is made up of incredibly small particles called strings....   [tags: essays research papers]

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String Theory

- INTRODUCTION This document is for persons who have received their graduate degree in theoretical physics and are looking to make their way into the concentration of superstring theory, and what postgraduate mathematics courses are required to do so. Supersting theory is one of the latest forms of theoretical physics and a popular topic with today’s society. However, because of the highly advanced nature of the mathematics involved with Supersting theory, two postgraduate forms of mathematics are required in order to be on the leading edge of work in this field....   [tags: essays research papers]

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String Theory

- Special Relativity The speed of light is the speed limit for the universe. Light travels at the same speed regardless of relative position. When applied to Newtonian physics, it provided new relativistic formulas for motion. 4 Quantum Theory Hot objects emit electromagnetic radiation. If the energy carried off by radiation is added together, the total energy produced is calculated to be infinite. Max Planck deduced that if energy was emitted in discrete packets, quanta, it would be a finite quanity of energy....   [tags: physics]

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Most Famous Work and the People Who Discovered Them

- ... In the early 1990’s Edward Witten and other string theory physicists discovered a new theory that unified all five string theories before it, this new theory also stated that there were not 6 dimensions as previously stated, but 11. This revolutionized the string theory because it was able to unify all theories in one single equation, which is shown below. This was also the first time the string theory had been proven mathematically. Witten presented this theory that he called the M-theory at USC in 1995....   [tags: string theory, chromodynamics, hierarchy ]

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Hanging by a String

- Pumped arms. Sketchy gear placement. Relying on a nine and a half millimeter rope to save your life in case of a fall. Your face cooking in the hot summer sun as sweat drips down your brow. Success is just one move away. You reach, performing a two handed dyno. The chalk cakes your hand as you desperately try to grab on to that bomber hold. Failure. You don’t reach high enough and your hands slip and putting you in a free fall, as you hold your breath. Six meters of weightlessness followed by an enormous jerk between your legs....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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The Physics of a Guitar

- Introduction: The guitar is a typical string instrument, whose physics are similar to many other string instruments. The main parts consist of the body, the neck, the bridge, the tuning pegs, the sound hole, and the strings. An electric guitar lacks the sound hole and instead relies on an amp for amplification. The physics of a guitar involves sound waves, how they are amplified, and how they travel. Strings: The vibration of the strings of a guitar causes the sound wave, but is not actually what you are hearing....   [tags: music, string instruments, vibration]

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The Physics and Science of the Violoncello

- ... The top and back parts of the cello are usually hand-carved. The sides are formed by heating up the wood and bending them. The body of the cello has two wide bouts at the top and bottom, and two C bouts at the middle. A bridge and two f-holes are in place below the middle part. The top and back parts of the cello has purfling- a decorative border inlay. However, purfling is not just decoration; it is used to protect the instrument from cracks. Because of playing, traveling, and/or the weather, the cello may form cracks around the rim, but the pufling helps the crack spreading further to the top or the back....   [tags: cello, string, instrument, construction]

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Edward Witten's Work Led to a Revolution

- ... in physics in 1976 under David Gross,[4] the 2004 Nobel laureate in Physics. He held a fellowship at Harvard University (1976–77), was a junior fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows (1977–80), and held a MacArthur Foundation fellowship (1982). Research[edit] Fields medal work[edit] Witten was awarded the Fields Medal by the International Mathematical Union in 1990, becoming the first physicist to win the prize. In a written address to the ICM, Michael Atiyah said of Witten,[1] Although he is definitely a physicist (as his list of publications clearly shows) his command of mathematics is rivaled by few mathematicians, and his ability to interpret physical ideas in mathematical form is...   [tags: string theory, dualities]

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Orchestra

- An orchestra is an organized body of bowed string instruments, with more than one player to a part, to which may be added wind and percussion instruments.In the Greek theater the term denoted the semi-circular space in front of the stage where the chorus sang and danced; in the Roman theater is was reserved for the Senators' seats, Throughout the years the size and strength of orchestras across the world have varied. In the mid-18th century the orchestra of the Berlin Opera had 12 violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, and 3 double basses; 4 flutes, 4 oboes, and pairs of bassoons and horns....   [tags: String Instruments]

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Destiny, Fate, Free Will and Free Choice in Oedipus the King - A Puppet on a String

- Oedipus – A Puppet on a String Gather closer around the fire, children; tonight is the night I tell my tale, of queens and kings, huge she-monsters and evil gods. You all know that story, the story of Oedipus, the man doomed to kill his father and marry his mother, his life a twisted strand in the ball of the Fates. But do you know what happened afterwards. Oedipus drifted, feeling his way through Greece, filling his remaining four senses with the delicate scent of the olive tree, the rough touch of the rocky outcrops, the sound of waves crashing and the tangy bitter taste of wine....   [tags: Oedipus the King Oedipus Rex]

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TheHuman Perspective of Staring

- The human perspective of staring, whether it is directly or aversely, is a phenomenon that psychologists have been trying to figure out for decades. Do we notice if someone else is staring at us from a far. What emotions run through our minds if we do feel someone else’s presence among us. Does our behavior change if we figure out someone is staring at us from a distance. The reactions and behaviors of the human mind change with each given circumstance, with each different scenario shedding light on our perceptions....   [tags: direct staring, aversly staring, psychology]

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Cindy Staring at the Keswick Theater

- ... They have an in your face style and push the music out at the audience. The audience was quite diverse form: young fans especially women, a lot of moms with their daughter dressed like Cindy, and yes us the folks who were their when she started. The lead singer of Hunter Valentine is and she has a powerful and deep voice. She has quite a stage presence and played off of her band mates. A point is that they are an all women band. I'm not familiar with their music but did enjoy “Just Another Love Song,” “Staten Island Dream Tour,” and I think the title was “Feel Like Tonight.” The band received polite applause and performed about 10 songs....   [tags: host, concert, moments, music]

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Relationship Between Strings and Spacetime Geometry

- If string theory is a theory of gravity, then how does it compare with Einstein's theory of gravity. What is the relationship between strings and spacetime geometry. Strings and gravitons The simplest case to imagine is a single string traveling in a flat spacetime in d dimensions, meaning that it is traveling across space while time is ticking, so to speak. A string is a one-dimensional object, meaning that if you want to travel along a string, you can only go forwards or backwards in the direction of the string, there is no sideways or up and down on a string....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Pachelbel's Canon in D and Barber's Adagio for Strings

- The two pieces chosen for this paper are particularly famous and are recognizable audibly, if not by name, by the majority of western populations. Pachelbel’s Canon in D was virtually forgotten from the 1700’s until it was rediscovered in 1919 by Gustav Beckmann. It gradually gained publicity, and burst into the popular culture after being used as the score for a movie, it is now by far the most famous canon and of the most well known pieces of baroque music. The canon is a musical form popular in the Baroque period and is characterized by imitative counterpoint in which multiple voices, in this case violins, play the same piece of music but start at different times and in different keys....   [tags: Music]

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Description and Analysis of Big Fat Wires

- Although you’ll never think about them consciously, you are incessantly bombarded by their low-frequency, percussive sound. Rest assured that you continually hear them on the radio, on your favorite TV shows, and in TV commercials. You hear them when you’re in restaurants and in nightclubs; you hear them in dramatic scenes in movies and at open-air concerts; you hear them when you’re shopping at your local grocery store and clothing boutique . . . and you even hear them when you’re in an elevator ascending to your hotel room on the nineteenth floor....   [tags: basisst, bass guitar, strings]

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Adaptable and Popular Instruments: The Guitar

- ... One of the earliest six stringed guitars were made in 1779 and is believed that it was made by Gaetano Vinnaccia who was a member of the family who created stringed instruments like violins and mandolins. As generations passed the family just made mandolins and guitars. Mandolins are a small short-necked lutes with eight strings and have a soundhole. The mandolin is one of the ancestors of the lute and can be traced back to some of histories earliest musical instruments. As time passed by the mandolin also evolved but also helped with the creation of the classical guitar....   [tags: vihuela, spain, lute, strings]

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Fine Quality Baroque Music in the Era of Renaissance

- ... The woodwinds had four primary instruments used in baroque music, the recorder, oboe, bassoon and the flute. There is also the brass which is composed of three instruments including the trumpet, trombone or the sackbut and the horn (Wright, 17). The trombone or the sackbut was mostly used for the chamber and the church music. It later evolved and became part of the military instrument. Both the trumpet and the horn were derived from the horn that is usually found in animals. Performers have the sole responsibility of choosing an instrument or a combination of instruments that they want use in order to perform baroque music....   [tags: strings, keyboard, woodwind]

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Storing the Impossible: Hydrogen

- Storing the Impossible: Hydrogen ("Thinkquest internet challenge," 2000) The earth’s supply of gasoline is slowly diminishing along with the cleanliness. In a desperate attempt to save precious gas, scientists have been attempting to find new ways to store and use energy. One way that scientists are consistently trying out is storing hydrogen. According to Demirbas(2001), “Because hydrogen can be easily generated from renewable energy sources and water, it has great potential as an energy source” (p....   [tags: Hydrogen]

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No Strings Attached Movie

- The movie No Strings Attached depicts the relationship between Emma and Adam and shows how they reached their happy ending. The first time they met was at a summer camp fifteen years before they developed a romantic relationship. It could be fate that makes them keep bumping into each other. These two characters are not only experiencing friendship, but simultaneously they develop romantic feelings for each other, which then leads to a termination of any kind of relationship they had before. All the sequence of events that happen in this movie can be explain through interpersonal communication....   [tags: film review and story analysis]

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Cloud Computing: Storing and Accessing Data

- ... According to the needs of the customers they offer a wide range of price. These services are available not only to companies but also to individuals to store their photos, documents and videos. As an individual we can get initial amount storage for free about 5GB with iCloud. Risks in Cloud Computing: In cloud computing we would never have the total control on the cloud which we are using. Customers just purchase the service from the IT provider for the business and the complete resources you use in the cloud would not have control of the customer....   [tags: internet, no hard disk]

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The Communication Impact of Staring

- Staring involves an interesting conflict. It is an impulse giving us all the potential to be the starers as well as the starees and it is a natural response to our own curiosity bridging a communicative gap. Staring can be a very pleasurable experience as well as a demeaning experience depending on which side of the staring you are faced with. Similar to other bodily impulses, like eating or sex, staring and the way people stare is excessively regulated by the social world. The conflict with staring is between our urge to do it and the social constrains saying we shouldn’t that makes it such an important and intense provocative social exchange....   [tags: media, public appearence, curiosity]

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Strong Penelope of Homer's Odyssey

- The Strong Penelope of The Odyssey "My lady, there is no man in the wide world who could find fault with you. For your fame has reached broad heaven itself, like that of some illustrious king."(Page 289,Book 19) In Homer's epic, The Odyssey, Odysseus is an epic hero with an epic wife, Penelope. Penelope is also the Queen of Ithaca, a vital role indeed. Penelope's love and devotion towards Odysseus is proven when she waits nineteen years for her husband to return from the wine dark sea, rather than losing faith and marrying another man....   [tags: Homer, Odyssey Essays]

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Detection Of Staring – Fact Or Fiction

- When studying the phenomenon of detecting being stared at, there are many factors to consider. Like all other paranormal phenomenon, there has been excruciating research done on this subject, both to prove and to disprove its existence. Rupert Sheldrake, a well known believer in paranormal activity, has demonstrated in a series of experiments positive conclusions that could lead to the conclusion that it is not a mere artifact of pseudo randomization. Robert Baker and David Marks & John Colwell are skeptics, who have conducted similar experiments, who have claimed their results conclude in pseudo randomization....   [tags: Psychology Study Research]

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Strong Horse Tea, by Alice Walker and The Suicides of Private Greaves, by James Moffett

- Characterization in "Strong Horse Tea," by Alice Walker and "The Suicides of Private Greaves," by James Moffett Characterization is the change that occurs in a character throughout the story. The change can be either a physical one or an emotional one. In the stories "Strong Horse Tea," by Alice Walker and "The Suicides of Private Greaves," by James Moffett, the characters involved go through changes that effect both stories ending. Characterization also occurs in stories through the eyes of other characters and how they view the main person in a story....   [tags: Strong Horse Tea Suicides of Private Greaves]

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Essay About Family: Cutting Strings

- Cutting Strings I’m in bed, scanning the ceiling for a light that isn’t there. There wasn’t one last night, or the night before, so I shouldn’t have expected anything different than the textured surface that my retinas now scratch across in a long diagonal. The same grey, dried-paint-sharp ceiling that they don’t show in the brochures. Always without a light. Sure, one of those fake-Southwestern lamps with a plastic lamp shade sits beside me on the coffee table, but it’ll just fall with everything else once this island of a motel room shrinks down to a pinpoint and these two beds, those dresser drawers, that mirror, Jessie, Bekah, and my own elusive existence tumble into the empty gap....   [tags: Personal Narrative essay about my family]

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One Soldier Staring Death in the Face

- One Soldier Staring Death in the Face War is full of violence and death. This violence and death causes severe emotional trauma. I myself cannot imagine what war is like, or what it is like to have someone I love go off to war. I know I'm lucky because of this. When a loved one goes to war, they may die, they will be scared, and they will be gone. Worst of all, their fate is unknown. Any person that loves another, whether it be a spouse, parent, sibling, or friend, will feel sorrow when seeing that loved one go to war....   [tags: Interview Essays]

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Strong Will

- Have you ever felt you wanted something so badly you would give up your life for it. well often strong people , that means people with strong determination and will power, do. They don't exactly give up their life but put hard work and all their might into it. Strong people do as they wish and they also acomplish any goal they set themselves to. Throughout history there has been many examples of strong people but none of them compares to the example of Winston Churchill. Winsotn Churchill was dedicated to his work and had a strong will....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Staring out my Window, Daydreaming About the Future

- staring out my window I am staring out my window, thinking. "Will it always be like this," I wonder. Where will I be next year. Or in 20 years. Who will I be with. When will it change. Will I live in a fabulous villa in Tuscany. Spending my days, staring out at the beautiful Italian countryside, approving continental dinner party menu's and calligraphied place settings on thick pressed parchment, kissing my beautiful children before the nanny takes them poolside to play. Will I move to some assembly line suburb, live in a new house, identical to the twenty around it, in some middle class development....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example]

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The Characteristics of My Strong Ego

- Most people deem that having a strong ego is a bad thing. However, I feel that my ego is the greatest asset in my personality as an optimist. There is a combination of three characteristics that make up my optimism. They are my strong determination and tenacious will power, good strong work ethic, and my positive morals as a person. The mixture of these characteristics makes my strong ego, which in turn makes me an optimistic person. My strong determination and tenacious will power are demonstrated on a daily basis....   [tags: Personal Analysis]

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Should The Strong Support The Weak?

- From reaching the cookie jar on the top shelf to donating to those living in poverty, every individual faces certain issues that require the guidance of someone older or stronger. Without the guidance of these people, it would be more difficult for the individual to efficiently solve any problems they may encounter. Whether the strong should support the weak is a topic that has raised many debates, with many fictional and real-life examples. Though society now emphasizes that the strong should support the weak, many still oppose that way of thinking....   [tags: stephen hawkings, human population]

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Ritualistic Sacrifice in The Strong Breed

- Wole Soyinka, like other Nigerian writers, characterizes the conflict of cultural and religious choices in his country and emphasizes the distinct customs of society (Tucker 9). Born into the Yoruba tribe and culture, Soyinka’s writings are clearly influenced by Yoruba culture and practices. Communities and societies in Africa today religiously partake in ancient rituals that some may consider extreme, such as cannibalism and self-mutilation. In the village in The Strong Breed, the extent to which individuals will go in order to rid a community of its sins and faults is tested by the sadistic annual sacrificial killing of an innocent individual for communal benefit....   [tags: wole soyinka, yoruba culture, tribe rituals]

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Suggestions for Building a Strong Brand

- I will make three suggestions that you could use to help build a strong brand. I will apply this to the three levels of a product. First I will make a suggestion to help your core product, which is at the center at your business, then secondly another suggestion to aid with the actual product, then secondly the augmented product, this is known as the three product levels. The three product levels is a theory Philip Kotler talks about in his book “Principle of Marketing”. The first level is the core product, the second level is the actual product and the third being the augmented product....   [tags: Product, Marketing, Internet]

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Building a Strong Brand Equity

- Introduction While the firm is based on the High Street of the town, annual revenue between £40000 and £50000 is not good enough. The company is not competitive and only hold a small part of market shares. This report aims to suggest and propose methods that help the company to reposition. It is important to figure out the problems in order to become more competitive in the market. Minority of customers contact the company by email and most of the customers purchase goods and services by going into the shop directly....   [tags: Complementary Suggestions, Core Customer]

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Anger is a Strong Emotion

- After reading the essays by Aristotle ‘Anger’ and Robert C. Solomon’s ‘Anger as a Way of Engaging the World, I have discovered that anger is a strong emotion and can come from many sources. In comparing the two essays written, both Aristotle and Solomon seem to make similar statement about the sources of anger, that it’s takes a sender and a receiver to complete the emotion of anger. Both are stating that an outside source could have caused the anger and the person offended is seeking a satisfaction....   [tags: angle, aristotle, philosophy, robert c. solomon, ]

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Qualities That Build Strong Character

- Does your character have what it takes. Sam Haskell states in his book, Promises I Made My Mother, “When you take away everything, when you strip a person of the superficial add-ons, all they have left is their true self”(14). This quote stood out to me because in the world today we base everything we have on physical appearance or by how many material things we can collect. In college we will get to experience many new things and our character will be tested, I plan to work hard to uphold my morals and stay true to myself....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Writing a Strong Persuasive Essay

- The strong persuasive essay consists of the proper use of Aristotelian appeals and well oriented arguments constructed by means of Toulmin model of rhetoric. Using those techniques, Michael Chang, the author of the article “America’s Failing Education System,” attempts to convince the reader that the U.S. secondary educational system is poor in math and science because of the inability of secondary school math and science teacher, eventually causing the U.S. incompetence in the global environment....   [tags: rhetorical analysis]

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Nathaniel Gorham: A Strong Politician

- ... During the Revolution, he served on the Board of War in 1778 which organized Massachusetts military power and strategy. Also, he was successfully elected as delegate to the 1st Constitutional Convention, serving as a representative to both the upper and lower houses of the new state legislatures. These major accomplishments help show that Gorham was a prominent political leader, who had much to contribute for his state. Nathaniel Gorham continued to grace the nation with his ambitious work ethic while attending the convention....   [tags: politics, career, law, election, convention]

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An Encouraging, Strong, Outstanding Woman

- A Champion is a person that helps others and does good in the world, they’re a strong, intelligent people. Juliette Gordon Low is a champion because she overcame her handicap and used it to help girls around the world. Juliette is the founder of Girl Scouts everywhere. She started Girl Scouts after she lost her hearing permanently on her wedding day (“History”).  She wanted to make a difference in girls’ lives everywhere. Juliette taught young women about nature, homemaking skills, and about professions.  She has inspired many over the years....   [tags: Biography]

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Strong Chinese Women in Film

- 1. Introduction In Confucian thought, women had their purpose beside their men or within their households as mothers. However, the legend of Hua Mulan precedes Confucius. Mulan’s story had inspired early Chinese Feminists such as Qiu Ji to go against the society built to keep her space as a woman separate from the rest of the world. In modern times, Fa Mulan (from Disney) added more diversity to the usual Disney Princesses and gave westerners an image of Chinese culture. The Disney film about Fa Mulan and the live action film about Hua Mulan by Jingle Ma ultimately chronicle the journey of Mulan and her service in the military but the films will have significant differences because of the di...   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Laocoon: A Strong Tragic Hero

- Throughout history, there are many scenes that are repeated in different mediums. Many of these scenes begin as stories. The image of Laocoon was first depicted with words as a story told about the Trojan War. Laocoon is a Trojan priest who had warned against the acceptance of the wooden horse. The gods, who are on the side of the Greeks, send two serpents to kill Laocoon. They first attack his two sons, and when he rushes to save them they attack and kill him (Lee 37). The snakes then return to the citadel of Minerva for safety....   [tags: tragedy, priest, nude, painting, poem, tide, sea]

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Two Strong Willed Women

- Two Strong Willed Women It is so admirable and such an honor to be in the presence of a strong willed woman. Since day one, women have been made to feel inferior to men in many situations. Women have had to fight for rights and equality for centuries. The fact that there are very strong minded, domineering, and opiniated woman that exist is such a bonus for us. So many women continue to take no for an answer instead of just standing up for ourselves. In reading “ A Worn Path”’ by Eudora Welty and The Jilting of Granny Weatherall”’ by Katherine Anne Porter, the main characters both portray that strong willed persona that most women desire to have....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Starbucks: Forty Years Strong

- Critical Thinking – Starbucks Case Study "Whatever your culture, your values, your guiding principles, you have to take steps to inculcate them in the organization early in its life so that they can guide every decision, every hire, every strategic objective you set” (Schultz & Yang, 2007). That’s exactly what Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, did when he first started with the company in 1982 (“Our Heritage,” 2011). The company’s solid business model of providing more than just a cup of coffee allowed it to flourish for over two decades....   [tags: Corporate Profile]

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Defining a Strong Chest

- Introduction A strong, well-defined chest can be the ultimate sign of masculinity. However, if you store excess fat in your chest, some work is required to see that often desired muscle definition. Solely reducing the fat that's covering your pectorals isn't possible; to lose this fat, you must lose total body fat. This is done through a combination of a healthy diet, cardio and strength training. With determination, you can have a shapely chest in no time. Cut Calories from Your Diet To lose 1 pound of fat a week, you must accumulate a daily deficit of 500 calories....   [tags: muscle, diet, strength]

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Strong Communcation in Leadership

- Successful leaders today have no choice but to be strong communicators. The current workforce is ever-changing, it is becoming more diverse and the avenues for communication and information are increasing. The days of writing a memo or making a call on a rotary phone are long gone, thanks to technology and the information age we now live in a society where communication is instant and constant. With all the new avenues to communicate, leaders must focus more closely on the three step communication process and the cause and effects of communication barriers....   [tags: technology, workforce, perception]

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Investigation Phonetic Languages: What are Phonics?

- This paper investigates the Phonics approach as a key element in achieving high literacy outcomes in the early years. English language is a phonetic language which means that spoken words are represented by symbolic letter strings. It is made up of five components; pragmatics, semantics, syntax, phonology and vocabulary. Phonology relates to the spoken sounds made in language of which the phoneme is the smallest component. Phonological awareness is an umbrella term which enables the manipulation of words, syllables and sounds introspectively....   [tags: letter strings, English, symbols]

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Problems & Strategies of Information Keeping and Management

- Problems & Strategies of Information Keeping & Management Keeping Every human keeps or stores information. Some keep their information organized, others not. People encounter huge amounts of information daily, too much to store it all. There are various costs that prevent us from storing all the information we receive. The more information we keep, the more management is required to keep all the information organised. Information needs to be organised so that people can obtain value from it. As with Management, exploitation is also a cost of storing all available information....   [tags: storing information, digital photography]

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Why is Database Security So Important?

- Introduction Databases have become one of the most power pillars within organizations, regardless of size, industry, or geographical location. Databases are used for the sole purpose of storing and retrieving pertinent information, that in many cases deliver a vital blow to operations in any organization, and for this sole reason, hardware and software make database security a paramount feature that must not be overlooked. Database security issues cover a wide spectrum; however, this paper will discuss database issues as related to database applications mainly using Oracle’s database application....   [tags: storing, retrieving data]

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Strong Presidential Candidates

- How do people view strong presidential candidates. What does a person of power look like. What makes up this perception of a strong presidential candidate. These are all questions that have changed over the years that media has effected both negatively and positively. The primary way media has effected these perceptions relates to the theories of cognitive consistency and cognitive dissonance. So, what is cognitive consistency and how does it pertain to people’s views of a political leader. Cognitive consistency makes up how we define a good presidential candidate in America....   [tags: Cognitive Dissonance, Political History]

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Shakespeare’s Strong Women

- During the Elizabethan era, women were supposed to be typical housewives and mothers that bore children every two years (Thomas). In contrast, although Shakespeare’s women knew their place, they were intelligent and surprisingly strong willed. Women during Shakespeare’s time were to be considered “the weaker sex”, and that didn’t just mean physically, but emotionally as well. Women were inferior to the men. They always needed to have someone looking after them, and if they were married, it was the husbands job....   [tags: shakespeare, feminism, plays,]

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Becoming Strong Women

- Family is a difficult matter for some to discuss. It can cause recollections of embarrassing or painful events that stimulate memories from the past one does not want to re-live. However, family is something that will follow an individual for his or her whole existence. It is not easily detachable but is instead carried within the heart and soul of a person. The past shapes everyone in his or her own unique manner, creating the person that exists today. Both Alison Bechdel and Dorothy Allison have similar accounts of family life, causing internal and external conflicts from social and cultural significance to arise and plague their daily lives....   [tags: Character Analysis ]

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Striving For Strength: How to be a Strong Christian

- How to Be a Strong Christian As most people think, Christians are people who go to Church every Sunday, pray to God, and believe that Jesus is their Savior. These people are right, and what they explained is what all Christians have in common. As a Christian myself, I know that there are two types of Christians. There are strong Christians who diligently obey their rule of conduct that is written in the Bible, and who are not easily influenced by the worldly thinking. There are also weak Christians who care more about what other humans think of them than God....   [tags: Religion, Christianity, Bible]

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The Need for a Strong Safety Culture in the Workplace

- ... It is also one of the most difficult tasks company leaders face. Furthermore, a safe and healthy work environment is created when an organization expects its leaders, managers and employees to make safety a company value. Management must make every effort to safeguard against potential workplace hazards and establish administrative controls to maintain employee protection. In review of OSHA’s Small Business Handbook, Steve Thompson (2005) suggests that “developing strong safety cultures has the single greatest impact on injury reduction of any process.” Today, many view OSHA regulations and recommendations as the foundation for developing a safety culture....   [tags: creation and enforcement by company leadership]

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BIG Writing: The Importance of a Strong Brand

- In today’s business world, it is difficult to find mission statements that are both effective and clear in communicating the company’s core values. “Our mission is to provide book-lovers and those they care about with the most inspiring retail and online environments in the world for books and life-enriching products and services.” This mission statement is strong and focuses on its target audience, while effectively representing the fundamentals of “big” writing. “BIG Writing: The Fundamental Discipline of Business Writing”, by Michael Sheldon and Janice Willett, explains the importance of BIG messages in business writing and the ways in which BIG writing can be implemented....   [tags: Michael Sheldon, Janice Willet, Business]

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Brazilian Indian and Their Strong Connection to the Land

- Brazil was officially discovered by the Portuguese in 1500 and colonized in 1532. The Brazilian Indians (Indians) occupied the land since 9000BC and had a population of approximately 6 million when the Portuguese arrived (Momson, 2013). The country had an abundance of resources, with vast amounts of land, Brazilwood, gold, diamonds, rainforest and fish, which made it an attractive asset (The World Economy). In Brazil today 0.4% of the population are Brazilian Indians, comprising about 240 tribes (Survival)....   [tags: stone age culture, colonization, portuguese]

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The Strong Willed Queen Tomyris of the Massagetea

- ... Cyrus sent messengers to Queen Tomyris to tell her that he wanted to marry her, but she declined because she was, “she was of an age when ambition is a stronger passion than love” (Abbott, 71) and she was smart enough to know that Cyrus didn’t want to marry her for beauty but for her lands. The kingdom of Massagetea was just north of Persia and Cyrus wanted to make those lands part of the Persian Empire (Herodotus, I.205). When Cyrus heard that his plan didn’t happen as expected, he was ever more determined to get the land that he built a bridge to cross over the Araxes River to fight her....   [tags: flight, war, kingdom, rule]

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Global Market's Strong Position of the Dollar

- 1. Strong position of dollar in global market The main reason behind rupee fall was the immense strength of the Dollar Index, which touched its three-year high level of 84.30. The record setting performance of US equities and the improvement in the labor market has made investors more optimistic about the outlook for the US economy. 2. Recession in the Euro Zone The rupee was also feeling the pinch of the recession in the Euro zone. From the past few months global economy was suffering from Euro crisis, investors were focused on selling Euros and buying dollars....   [tags: euorzone, deficit, rate]

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Strong Clusters Matter/Dependence on Clusters

- Interpretation Strong clusters are playing a significant role in the growth of industries and businesses. The clustering helps new developing businesses to succeed. The partnerships that are created benefit both sides, as is especially demonstrated in the automation and automobile industries. Analysis The Delgado et al. paper starts off with explaining the two roles of convergence and agglomeration. When there are diminishing returns and the economic activity is downward sloping, convergence starts to occur (Delgado, 2010)....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Strong and Courageous

- Strong and Courageous Strong and courageous, it could be thought at in many different ways when it is used in the biblical realm. You could use it for a positive way to stay close to God if you are a Christian. Perhaps if you were a non-believer you would used it for worldly matters such as muscle and guts. For myself I am a believer of the Christian perspective of staying close to God. Throughout our world today we having so many hurting people and lost people that sometimes to be the most courageous person is the one who steps out of their own comfort zone to help another in a time of need....   [tags: Papers]

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Equipment Needed in a Warehouse

- In order for a warehouse to fully serve its purpose, it needs to have several kinds of equipment that can make the process of storing and dispatching a whole lot easier. It is then up to you, the budding warehouse worker, to be familiar with its uses and how it can simplify your work life. If you plan on working in a warehouse, knowledge in its basic items and machinery is a must. Make sure to brush up on your knowledge regarding common warehouse equipment, such as: Pallet Jacks or Lifters Pallet jacks, also known as pallet pumps, pallet trucks, jiggers or pump trucks, are devices utilized to move and lift pallets (flat transport structures.) It is an important equipment for any warehouse...   [tags: process, storing, pallet, lifters, shrink]

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The Strong Women in The Orestia by Aeschylus

- The Strong Women in The Orestia by Aeschylus To most readers, the women of The Orestia are evil and vindictive, a disgrace to all chaste and righteous women.  Aeschylus portrayed women as equals to men, which was not the opinion of most Greeks at the time.  Although he showed some of his women characters as evil, he granted them power, and emasculated the men around them.  Unlike Homer, the women of Aeschylus show both ranges of emotions, both the good and the bad.  A woman portrayed as a villain may be thought of negatively, but the fact that a female is allowed to be the villain, to take action, and leave other men helpless to the choices that she makes, it is a great step.  In the time...   [tags: Aeschylus Oresteia Essays]

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Strong Or Weak Dollar Is Better?

- Strong or Weak Dollar is Better. Strong is good. Weak is bad. These generalizations sound simple enough, but they can be very confusing when come to money. Is a "strong" U.S. dollar always good. Is a "weak" dollar always bad. Understanding of it is a necessary in marketplace. The term such as “Strong” and “weak” dollar is a “hot topic” which always bandied about by economist on a daily basis and also public. This issue is so important to almost every one. It seems like part and parcel of people who very concern about currency likes investors, economist, foreigners who study or working in the United State and so on....   [tags: Economics Economy]

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Knowledge Is Power & Words Are Strong

- Knowledge Is Power & Words Are Strong It was the end of my junior year of high school, when the excitement of summer vanished in two seconds. All my life I have always been placed in advanced classes, until my senior year. My junior year, my English teacher took me in the hall during one of our classes. Those few seconds in the hallway echo in my brain almost everyday. Without hesitation, she began saying, "Shafali, I think it would be best if you did not take A.P. English next year. I don’t think you will make it in the class." Feeling sick to my stomach, I returned to my seat....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Education Essays]

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UK as a Strong Liberal Democracy

- UK as a Strong Liberal Democracy A liberal democracy is a representative system with some of the same characteristics as a representative democracy as it has free elections and decisions are made based on popular command. But a representative democracy can therefore be seen as elitist as a small number of people govern the majority. Whereas a liberal democracy includes the ideas of having varied focuses of political and economic power, an open government which is fair and responsible and an independent judiciary system....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Creating a Strong and Unified America

- Creating a Strong and Unified America Motoring down the roadway, I take in blurs of red, white, and blue, whizzing past my scope of vision. I am referring to, of course, the vast number of American flags attached to the cars of local residents and residents throughout the nation. This sudden splurge of patriotism can be attributed to the war, but that is not to say that patriotism has not existed before this war—it has also existed during the course of every American war, along with the cries of anti-war protestors....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Leadership: The Key to Strong Management

- Leadership: The Key to Strong Management We live in an era of communication challenges. It is an age of increasingly scarce management and education to the markets of tomorrow. To solve this problem, to improve and restore the competitive edge of business, I recommend teaching leadership as well as organization. We need to move beyond the simplistic and boring, everyday organizational skills commonly taught in core courses in business schools. Important as these skills are, we need to redirect our foci towards the essential ingredient required to put these skills to work – leadership....   [tags: GCSE Business Management BTEC Coursework]

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Strong Women of Shakespeare's Othello

- Strong Women of Othello   William Shakespeare often described the women in his plays as being strong, confident individuals, much different from the stereotypical roles of the time period in which he lived. In Much Ado about Nothing, the main character____(look up) ---{describe role}. Similarly, in Macbeth, {discuss role of Lady Macbeth} The women of Othello also displayed characteristics of strong, modern women. .... From the beginning of the play, we see that Desdemona is a courageous and decisive woman who pursues Othello, falling in love with his intrigued stories of adventure, seeing "Othello's visage in his mind, and to his honors and valiant parts..." refusing the attempts of othe...   [tags: GCSE English Literature Coursework]

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Galileo and His Strong Beliefs

- Galileo and His Strong Beliefs After reading this letter I feel that Galileo had a very opinionated outlook on life and was heavily involved in a struggle for freedom of inquiry. Galileo was a person who had many strong beliefs and would not let people or a document have a say in what he believes. I think that according to Galileo an individual gains knowledge of nature threw observation. Galileo believed no one really went out into the world as he did and used the senses that God gave us when we where created, to observe the physical world....   [tags: Papers]

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Strong Women in my Life

- Strong Women in my Life Demi Moore can pull off a shaved head with grace and beauty. I can’t do that. If I were to shave my head, I would slightly resemble a cantaloupe. I get that, and the rest of my physical characteristics, from my mother. Short and ample do not make for a graceful bald-headed woman. Martha Stewart can make a soufflé from an egg, some tree bark, and a cup of sugar. I can’t do that either. My inability to just “wing” recipes comes directly from my grandmother. If it’s written down, I can do it, but from there it can get a little scary....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Importance of Strong Fathers

- Children are born with an innate need for fathering. The early needs of an infant and toddler are more specifically met by it's mother. But from early childhood onward such needs as emotional and psychological development, encouragement, gender identity formation, physical affection and verbal affirmation, when addressed by a devoted father. Wade Horn of the National Fatherhood Initiative (an organization which tracks the interaction and involvement of a father in a child's life) remarked, "the greatest social tragedy of the last 30 years has been the collapse of fatherhood....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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