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Burning Man Remains True to its Core Values

- Burning Man, an annual event set during the week before Labor Day in the vast Nevada desert, started off small in 1986 as a celebration of the summer solstice. Since its inception as an exploration of a hybrid of modern life and ancient rituals, Burning Man has transformed into a massive, pseudo-utopian haven for all types of creative expression. With Burning Man’s explosion in popularity among almost every facet of the counter-culture movement, the festival has grown from a small group of like-minded people gathering together in the dessert to a full-blown event, akin in scale to Woodstock....   [tags: counter-culture movement]

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Fairy Tales Analysis

- Fairy tales have been read to children for many years by parents hoping these tales of heroines and heroes would provide a fun and interesting way to teach moral and values. Fairy tales provide children with a fun and entertaining way to deal with strangers. Children learn that when you don’t follow the rule and talk to mysterious strangers you’re put into situation that can cause pain or suffering to others. Fairy tales such as the Brothers Grimm version of “Little Red-Cap” provide a great deal of morals and values....   [tags: moral, values, children, Little Red-Cap]

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Dilemmas Facing the People of Norway Today

- ... They believe that they should take the time to weigh all aspects of a deal before they agree to it. These traits of punctuality, honesty, and humility have been put to good use in their business dealings. Seeing the business side of Norwegians makes them come across as cold and to the point; however they are quite the opposite. They are traditionally a very warm and welcoming people. The Norwegians consider themselves to be egalitarians, meaning they believe “... in human equality especially with respect to social, political, and economic affairs… (Merriam-Webster)” They are more interested in how you are as a person than how much money you make at your job....   [tags: values & traditions, changing times]

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Pushing Handsand Confucian Values

- I chose to watch the Chinese movie "Pushing Hands" directed by Ang Lee. Ang Lee has also directed other Chinese films such as "Eat Drink Man Woman" which we viewed in class, "The Wedding Banquet", and "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" just to name a few. This particular film, "Pushing Hands" happens to be Ang Lee's first directorial premiere film. I chose this film out of all of Ang Lee's many films because some of the traditional Chinese characteristics that we were exposed to in class appear throughout this film, and are significant to the validity of the films overall plot....   [tags: Film]

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American Traditional Politics: Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

- The backbone to the American way of life that numerous generations have come to grow and love is based upon the principle that no matter your stature, no matter your beliefs, no matter your positioning, everyone is equal and posses the same abilities and rights of that of their neighbor. No man is far superior to the next and each has the freedom to aspire to their own goals and their own plans. Many, like myself, believe and support that equality as well as liberty are vital features to a sustainable democracy....   [tags: equality, liberty, democracy]

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The American Family is Not Changing for the Better

- The definition of American family is based on the idea that a legally married couple shares a household, which has been considered as a male that provides the income and a female who is responsible for taking care of the husband, household and children. Even though, Maggie Gallagher in her essay the benefits of marriage in “Why marriage is good for you,” states that she is trying to promote the return to more traditional view of marriage within the society. However, there is a controversy that American family is experiencing changes in every aspect, being on decline as a consequence of three factors....   [tags: family values, USA]

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Why There is no Model Family?

- “Family Aint Shit”: Why There is no Model Family A picture that pops into mind when one thinks of the term “family”: Mother prepares dinner, Father comes home from a hard day’s work, and the children walk into the house from school. The group sits at the dinner table and discusses the day’s activities with a genuine smile on their faces. Everything for this family is perfect. This example is just a traditional family portrait and is far from the reality of many modern families. It is so far from reality that the entire definition of “family” can be skewed into whatever subjective opinion one wants....   [tags: Family Psychology, Family Values ]

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The Legalization of Same Sex Marriage

- There is a war being fought over how to define the term "marriage". This argument is fierce due the fact that the definition of marriage is being challenged on the basis of it’s morality or, in other words, whether it is right or wrong. Many conservative organizations such as religious and other social conservative groups contend that the definition of marriage should remain as or return to being the formal union of one man and one woman or in other words, a heterosexual couple, via legal commitments and/or religious ceremonies citing religious and social reasons....   [tags: gay rights, moral values]

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Electronic Cash and Smart Cards

- ... Many reforms have taken place in foreign Asian countries because of the Asian financial crisis. The emergence of modern payments services have created a rapid advancement in information and communication technologies. This increased the number of payment services and variety of payment options in Malaysia. In 2004, the government began its involvement in e-payments schemes by accepting bank cards as form of payment but this ATM card created by MEPs to replace the magnetic stripe ATM cards nationwide....   [tags: banks, monetary values, merchant]

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Is Restorative Justice More Appropriate in Dealing With Young Offenders Than Conventional Criminal Justice?

- This essay aims to make clear the system of restorative justice and its aims towards youth offending, whilst arguing points for and against the current system and whether or not it is more appropriate in terms of dealing with youth offending. It will also define restorative justice as well as defining what is meant by conventional justice. Making clear how and why these two systems came to be a part of youth justice whilst concluding as to which if either is more appropriate in dealing with youth offending behaviour....   [tags: Restorative Justice, Ideas, Values, Debates]

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The Conflict with Traditional Culture

- The conflict with traditional culture The general people consider Hong Kong as an international city because a lot of cross-cultural enterprises choose Hong Kong as a landing base to enter into Chinese market and even Asian market.As a result ,the conscientious of women leadership can be brought into the working ecology through the expending of multinational firms. Nevertheless, it is misleading that the concept of women leadership can wholly be applied to companies in general and help increasing the number of women leader....   [tags: Traditional Culture, Hong Kong]

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Japanese Traditional and Continued Arts

- The controversy of developments and beliefs between northern and southern Japan are known by natives and foreign experts. Researching about their history and talking with a native from off the soils of Japan. The north and the south may share the land but both have very different views (Hiroshi). While the south is continuing to become the new techno-logic age, the north is content with staying with the original and converted traditional life. Developments that differentiate each side are dealing with but not limited to technology....   [tags: traditional morals, beliefs, japan]

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Online Vs Traditional Classes

- Online Vs Traditional Classes In today’s Era, students now have the advantage of choosing to attend a College University or achieve their degree through college online courses. However, some major concerns associated with this major life decision, beginning with the difference in the learning styles. Even though most people would consider taking an online course because it’s flexible to your schedule and students would have additional time to complete the assignment that their giving, other than in traditional classes....   [tags: oline classes, traditional courses]

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Family Values : Values And Values

- Every family has different values and how every family is different. From the time I was little till now I never really understood the meaning of the word family values. I think of it as two things family and then values; family is basically the people I live with. The people that support them and love them, even their parents and siblings and other adults that live there. Values are what we have but family value put together is values that are traditionally learned or relearned within a family, for example those of high moral standards and discipline....   [tags: Family, Morality]

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Top Five Personal Values

- Values are intangible things that are important to us, and that guide us, individually, to make decisions. Each person has a different set of values, morals, and ethics, which is the reason that each person handles a situation differently. Here, I will discuss my top 5 values, and why they are important to me. The one thing that I regard as most valuable is my religion – Christianity. I truly cherish the ability to communicate to God through prayer, because I believe that it is a very powerful phenomenon....   [tags: Personal Values]

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Traditional Model to New Public Management

- INTRODUCTION This essay discusses the radical transformation of the principles and foundations of public administration from traditional to New Public Management. Firstly the essay will attempt to define the key terms of traditional public administration and the doctrine of New Public Management. Rabin J. (2003) explains that New Public Management embodies “a process in public administration that uses information and experiences obtained in business management and other disciplines to improve efficiency, usefulness and general operation of public services in contemporary bureaucracies.“Traditional Public Administration progresses from governmental contributions, with services perceived by t...   [tags: Public Administration, Traditional, Modern]

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Traditional Learning Environment for Adults Learners

- ... All the required assignments were relative to the literature that was required by the class, and that is the just of the literature being beneficial as well. The weekly quizzes, two major tests, and the final were all loosely based on the lectures themselves. The problem was that the delivery of the lectures was monotone and lifeless. Imagine that you are sitting through a lecture delivered by a computerized voice; not that the instructor was a computer, that makes it impossible to take notes and keep focus....   [tags: andragogy, self-directing, traditional]

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Traditional Healing Vs Western Medicine

- Cultures around the world offer different perspectives on the relationships between spirituality, healing and illness from that of mainstream Western culture (Mark & Lyons, 2010, p.1756).The coexistence of both traditional and biomedical healing systems is commonplace throughout the world and finding a place where only one method is relied upon exclusively is particularly difficult (McGrath, 1999, p.484) Medical pluralism within societies, as Stoner (1986) notes, “is the rule not the exception the world over” (p.44)....   [tags: Traditional Healing Essays]

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Locked out of Culture

- When growing up in a traditional civilization and continuing education in a mainstream environment, one can notice the work of two opposing ways of life. If one could study a traditional identity closely, one may sometimes see a mainstream identity in most of that organization’s people. Usually, a culture is any group of individuals that share the same beliefs, philosophies, and customs; identity can be defined as the image and viewpoints that others see when they look at someone. When looking into someone’s traditional organization, one can easily see two opposing identities....   [tags: Education, Tradicional and Mainstream Environment]

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Development of My Personal Core Values

- Personal values are something which we develop through the course of life; they can change over time and may be influenced by our family, friends, culture, religion and the media. Personal values develop through experience and development, they impact our personal lives as well as our professional lives. This essay will look at my personal values, how they were shaped through the course of my life and the influence on my view of society and the role of the practitioner. Conclusively, I will outline my professional development by making reference to Kohl’s experiential learning model in addition, to my personal reflection on my development so far....   [tags: Personal Values]

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The Influence of Employment on Core Values

- This essay will investigate the effect of of employment upon a person's core values and ethics. Values and ethics are socialised into a person through institutions such as family, education and religion. Workplaces are encountered later in life once a persons identity with values has already developed. I choose this area of research because within my micro world I was surprised about how diversely people with different occupations behave as with peoples with the same occupation behave similarly....   [tags: business, ethics, values]

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Values & Ethics in Social Work

- “In this essay, we have been asked to critically assess the professional values in the ‘British Association of Social Work’ (BASW). With this the concepts of ethics and how this operates in social work practice and analyse the general role in governing and representatives bodies in social work practice”. Values are described as set of rules and guides in the right and wrong decisions we make. Values facilitates the decisions in recognising what is worthy and valuable, with this, weighs out the important and less important, when there is a conflict of values....   [tags: morality, professional values, justice]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine

- One important aspect of Chinese culture is Traditional Chinese Medicine, also known as TCM. Chinese medicine has been around for quite awhile, and is still around today. In the United States, we see it as acupuncture and massage. TCM is still widely popular in its home country where it is still practiced as it was a few centuries ago. Chinese medicine is evolving to our modern day times, but it is keeping close ties to its roots. Chinese medicine is also becoming more affluent in different parts of the globe....   [tags: chinese culture, traditional medicine]

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What Values are Sacrificed for Freedom?

- Many personal values are sacrificed in order to maintain freedom in the country. Freedom is kept by fighting against enemies in wars. Wars take a tremendous toll on the people in the country. Many of the things sacrificed for freedom are people’s lives, freedom, money, health, and emotions. Fighting for freedom turns out to be an ironic event. It is ironic because freedom is sacrificed to guard it. Many brave men and women give up their daily lives so they can be shipped off to a place where they must follow orders and engage in combat....   [tags: Values, Freedom, war,]

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Servant Leadership and Personal Values

- Over this past semester, VUSM 101 Leading by Serving has taught me about many values. These values include Franciscan Values, Viterbo Values, Servant Leadership, and my own Personal Values. This class also taught me that each person has their own values and those values are what make you unique. These values also influence what gifts a person has. I have discovered that by evaluating my core values, I am able to interpret the gifts that I have received from God and how I will be able to use those gifts throughout my life....   [tags: franciscan values, compassion, peacemaking]

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Traditional Health Care Practices in Africa

- Traditional healing refers to a set of practices passed down through generations which intend to cure and prevent disease. In short, traditional medicine is the practice of health care based on traditional philosophy and the use of traditional medicine. In Africa, it presents as a holistic health care strategy which relies on an accumulation of knowledge of herbs and remedies which include plants, insects, and parts of animals. Traditional African healing is intertwined with traditional religions and spirituality....   [tags: cure and prevent diseases, traditional medicine]

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The Importance of Moral Values

- Marissa is twenty-four years old, engaged, and a preschool teacher at a learning center. She always had thought of being a teacher but considered other jobs as well. Marissa believes in the moral value that every individual should be treated with respect and love. She also believes in the moral value of a team or group effort. Jenny is fifty-three years old, single and never married, and a telemarketer by day and a deli worker at night. Jenny’s moral commitment to animals is very strong. Marissa and Jenny are two different people, living two different lives however they have some similarities and differences about them....   [tags: Moral Values Essays]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine For Benefit Health

- THIS WON’T HURT A BIT The ancient practice of acupuncture, although related to the art of dim-mak, utilizes traditional Chinese medicine to benefit health. “[W]hat are known as dim mak points are really only acupuncture points, most of which are used every day by the practicing acupuncturist without causing death” (Montaigue and Madden). Acupuncture, however, uses a needle rather than the hand in order to more precisely affect the pressure point and allow for natural healing. Acupuncture, like the practice of dim-mak, is a precise art, but it requires even more precision than the strikes of a pressure point fighter....   [tags: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese medicine, Qi]

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The Changing Nature of Family Life

- The Changing Nature of Family Life The focus of this piece of coursework is the changing nature of family life given the extent of fatherless families in modern Britain. Functionalists such as parsons and Murdock will be researched, as well as the views of Damos and Sapsfors to comment on the impact of fatherless families. My interest in fatherless family stems from my own personal family experience of having divorce parents and living in one parent family headed by my mother....   [tags: Papers, Family Values]

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The Make-Up of an Armenian Family

- The Make-Up of a Family “If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable - each segment distinct.” Letty Cottin Pogrebin So I fully agree with this quotation that a family is a unity of different members and every person in this united circle has a right to decide on his/her lifestyle though this orange rule never works in the Armenian families. Armenian families are not like oranges they are more like peaches....   [tags: Papers, culture, family values]

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Combining Western Medicine and Traditional Medicine in South Africa

- The clash between the western (or scientific) and traditional approaches to medicine has existed for many years. The conceptual differences between the two schools of thought resulted in mistrust between scholars of representing them. Each one of the approaches can be effective in some medical cases and neither can offers complete solutions in others. However, the western approach has been proven to be much more effective in treating serious deadly conditions that require complex diagnosis, surgeries, and drugs....   [tags: Western vs Traditional Medicines]

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Three Values of Greek Society in the Odyssey

- “The world is full of wonders, but nothing is more wonderful than man.” This quote shows that the Greeks valued themselves, but also their intellect in which they know that the world about them is great. The Greeks valued beauty, art, intellect, honor, and truth; the list is long. Some of these values are shown through the story of the Odyssey, which tells of the adventures of Odysseus and his family. In order to understand Greek values and how they are portrayed in Greek society, one must examine how some values are portrayed in the Odyssey: hospitality, intellect, and beauty....   [tags: oddyssey, values, greek culture, ]

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Brutus, Cyrano, and Corazon Aquino Values

- Every person has values based on what they think is important in life. Values dress a person from the beliefs of their ancestors to civilized ideas. Although values and morals are closely connected, they are defined by some few, narrow characteristics that define a person's behavior. Morals come from systems of outside influence such as religion and politics, while values stay close to the guidelines of a person's own standards from within. Unlike customs or ideas of society, values are the choice of an individual arising from the way they were brought up....   [tags: values, morals, society rules]

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Values Believed to be Missing from the U.S.

- The values that I believe to be missing from the top 10 list of U.S. values as described in ‘Society: The Basics’ (2009) are uniqueness, liberty & justice, independence, entitlement, freedom of religion, perseverance and tolerance. Individuality- the belief that every person is unique and capable human being able to make his or her own life decisions. I don’t understand why this is not in the top 10; perhaps “Individual Achievement and Personal Success” is thought to cover this. Liberty & Justice- “…with liberty and justice for all” as our Pledge of Allegiance declares but was omitted in the listed top 10....   [tags: liberty, justice, beliefs, values]

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Patriotism: Changin Moral and Ethical Values

- Patriotism is not blindly following ones country as some politicians think. Patriotism is working to ensure our country lives up to our collective moral and ethical values both at home and abroad, as well as being critical of our country when it does not live up to those standards. Patriotism as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary is “The quality of being patriotic; love of or devotion to one's country” (“Patriotism”). That is it. It does not say you have to take any specific action like flying the flag, serve in any function such as the armed forces, or support any particular party for election....   [tags: ethical values, espionage act]

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My Bicultural Values

- My Bicultural Values After the fall of Saigon in 1975, Vietnamese Americans became members of one of the United States' largest refugee groups. The Vietnamese came to the United States from a culture vastly different from most American cultures. My two oldest brothers were among the hundreds of thousands who escaped communist Vietnam as "Boat People" in 1984. They fled with the clothes they were wearing and my parents' wedding rings tucked inside. My family, including my parents, my older brother, my younger sister and I left Vietnam to come to the United States to reunion with my two brothers in 1994....   [tags: Values Ethics Personal Narrative]

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Family Moral Values

- Many years ago, families had moral values that served a purpose in their lives. Mothers stayed at home and care for the children while dads went to work and provided for the family. In the home mothers would make the children to do their chores and homework before they could go outside and play. Back then, there were no computers or video games to play with so kids had to entertain themselves. By the end of the week, the family would go to church on Sunday. These were simple family values that build foundations for families back in the day....   [tags: family values, Parenting]

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Plato’s Republic: Proto-traditional Feminism and Modern Feminism

- In book five of Plato’s Republic, Socrates argues that in the ideal city of Kallipolis, both men and women will serve as guardians and auxiliaries. Consequently, Plato appears to endorse feminist ideologies. Firs,t I will define proto-traditional feminism, and modern feminism. I will then argue that Plato presents Socrates, and thereby himself, as an advocate for feminism. However, I will show that Plato is only a feminist under the proto-traditional definition of feminism. He fails to fit the modern definition of feminism, as this definition is contingent on equality and equity....   [tags: Feminism, Plato, proto-traditional]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Has Been Around For Many Years

- Traditional Chinese Medicine has been around for many years. Many Chinese people have use acupuncture to heal many illnesses and pains without having to take medicine or paying the expensive cost of the doctor’s visits. We should try alternative medicines like acupuncture before going to a doctor because we can save money plus we would cut back on the use of pills and other medicines for some illnesses. Acupuncture in Gale Science in Context it explains that Acupuncture is a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is also considered an Ancient type of therapy and it first began in the eastern part of Asia around 2,000 years ago....   [tags: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese medicine]

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Acupuncture : A Traditional Chinese Medicine Involving The Insertion Of Super Fine Needles

- Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine involving the insertion of super fine needles superficially into the skin to correct the energy flow in the body. Many people believe this practice is painful, while others see it as a waste of time, or useless. Testimonials prove this to be false, but those who have not tried the practice are skeptical. The long history of acupuncture has lead to many misconceptions about the process. There are many benefits to acupuncture that can be shown through an understanding of its process....   [tags: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese medicine]

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Family Values, Personal Values

- Family Values and Unity There are so many various types of people with different ethnic backgrounds, culture and manner of living that are the cause of distinct values in a family. These families have poor, mediocre or virtuous family values, however what one may consider as a mediocre family value may seem poor to someone else and vice-versa. These family values differ from family to family world-wide. The most significant values are family unity, honesty and education. Family unity, is a family being together in blissful harmony on holidays....   [tags: Ethnicity Culture Families Values Beliefs Essays]

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Balancing the Life of a Non-traditional College Student

- College can be a particularly difficult period of time in any person’s life if they fail to properly prepare for the inevitable stress that result from it. Any person entering college for the first time must constantly strive to strike a balance it their life between the demands of school and the similar demands from work, family, church, etc. Today, colleges are providing students with more flexibility through night classes and a variety of classes offered through distance learning, including online courses....   [tags: Non-traditional College Students, college, edcucat]

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The Summer Break Tournament: Traditional vs. Year Round

- Would you consider going to a school where you learn year-round. Maybe this would be your ideal school, but, when would you get to have some time to go to summer camp, or get a summer job, or play a sport with games during the day. Schools with the traditional schedule may actually be a better choice, and not just because kids love summer break. Schools should have a traditional school year schedule instead of a year round schedule because there isn’t a significant difference between the students’ performance, and year round schedules make planning family vacations hard, make the teachers’ job more difficult, and are more expensive....   [tags: better choice, traditional schedule, summer job]

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Respect and Freedom: Imperative Civic Values of an American Citizen

- Imperative Civic Values of an American Citizen This essay is asking a very tough question. It wants to know what I believe is the most essential civic value of being an American. There are many civic values that are essential to being an American such as: Respecting our government, the sense of pride about being an American, Courage, Justice, Integrity, and Freedom. There are several values that stand out, these civic values include: Courage, Justice, Integrity, Respect and the one civic value that stands out the most is freedom....   [tags: patriotism, patriotic, american values]

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Othello Reflects the Context and Values of its Time

- Texts and their appropriations reflect the context and values of their times. Within Shakespeare’s Othello and Geoffrey Sax’s appropriation of Othello, the evolution of the attitudes held by Elizabethan audiences and those held by contemporary audiences can be seen through the context of the female coupled with the context of racism. The role of the female has developed from being submissive and “obedient” in the Elizabethan era to being independent and liberated within the contemporary setting....   [tags: Othello, Context, Values, shakespeare, feminism,]

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The Shift of Societal Values: An Analysis of Hero's and Their Culture

- Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Beowulf hail from different time periods and societies. Written in Middle English and Old English respectively, the authors of both epics remain unknown. However, historians know the culture and societal values would influence the authors' accounts and tales. While written in different countries and time periods, Beowulf and Sir Gawain, as heroes, are similar in morality, yet differ in religion and the definition of civility. Therefore, in order to be heroes, one ought to follow not only what their culture dictates, but they should also be moral by following a set of rules that are universally accepted as ethical....   [tags: cultural, values, moral, ethical, heros]

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Does Religion Really Effect Moral Values?

- Typically many religious people claim that ethics and morality relies on what God rules them to be and fail to see that morality can still be just as significant to a person that doesn't believe in God. Theists, followers of God presume religion to be a substantial reason for our moral conduct. Nonbelievers such as atheists are still capable of understanding the difference between what is right and wrong without religion. John, believes that if there wasn't a higher power to give us the set rules and reasons of how to behave then anything we do would be measured equally....   [tags: religion, right, wrong, moral, values]

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My Values and God

- Values in life are something that are extremely important to have in my life. A value is something that a person considers to be important to themselves. Financial values vary from person to person. Not everybody wants the same lifestyle. Some people dream of having expensive cars, spacious homes and many possessions. Others search for the simple life, uncluttered by material goods. Our values influence the way we earn, spend, save, invest and spend money. Personal values are influenced by family and friends, by television and movies, and by what attracts us in the marketplace....   [tags: Religion, God's Values]

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Exploring Values and Morality

- The Why's of Life Almost never did I question what I knew as "right," until one day in high school when I was faced with an angry teenage boy who aggressively challenged my beliefs by patronizing me with questions such as, "Why are you working so hard in school?" "Why are you trying to save the world?" and "Why do you even care?!" My world as I knew it suddenly became very fuzzy for a moment, but only for a moment for the questions had to be forced back into the depths of my head to be dealt with at a later time (I could not let this boy see that he had stumped me)....   [tags: Ethics Values School Essays]

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Dimensions Of Culture, Values

- Abstract We live in a world of changing global requirements. We have the ability to converse with people thousands of miles away at the blink of an eye. Although this seems and is, to most, an awesome power to be relished, it can be for some a world of confusion and frustration seeded by their own perceptions and beliefs. These barriers to cultural diversity exist because of the ways in which different cultures facilitate perceptions and beliefs regarding others and themselves. Dimensions of Culture, Values and Communication Our text describes culture as " the structure through which communication is formulated and interpreted....   [tags: Culture Diversity Values]

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa´s Tokyo Sonata: Family Values in an Increasingly Modern Japan

- ... As a former director in a large company, Ryuhei expects more meaningful employment, yet struggles with accepting his fate as a simple mall janitor. All of these obstacles take their toll on the character as observed in his attitude towards the family, whether it is with his wife, or with his sons. A horrible consequence of Ryuhei’s rage presents itself when the family receives a letter from their younger son’s (Kenji) teacher asking for them to allow him to attend music school. Kenji ultimately ends up in the hospital due to his father’s overwhelming rage....   [tags: event, secrets, values, obstacles, viewer]

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Family Today

- Family Today What is a family today. What challenges does being a member of a family present while traditional family structures change. Every family has to struggle to balance the demands of work and children. Also the relationship between each spouse can become more delicate and complicated. Besides, the single parent has to face even more challenges than any other....   [tags: Papers, Family Values]

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My Values - Work, Family, and Friendship

- My Values - Work, Family, and Friendship Three important values that I hold, are hard work, family, and friendship. These are values that I think will make life better and easier for a person. They make me feel secure and prepared for the future. Without these values I probably wouldn't care about anything at all. My values were all influenced by my parents. The only one that I had to figure out mostly by myself, was to work as hard as I could. Hard work is something that I had to do in order to prove to myself that I was smart enough....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Values]

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Values And Values Of Values

- Values are the basis upon which we make our decisions and form our opinions upon. They can often be “emotionally charged and, therefore, sometimes fiercely protected” as they are developed within a “specific historical and experiential context, and are, therefore, not always readily transferable.” (Chenoweth & McAuliffe, 2012) A person’s values guide the way they their lives are led and the way in which their decisions are made. (Sielearning.tafensw.edu.au, 2015) A value may be defined as something that we hold dear, those things/qualities which we consider to be of worth....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Morality, Ethics]

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Values And Values Of Values

- Although our values are passed down from our parents as we grow older those values can change. There are many values my parents passed down to me along with my grandfather that I still believe in today. My Grandfather was a big part of my life growing up and he instilled the values of honesty, being successful and family. Two values that I picked up as I grew older are individualism and being open minded. These values make me who I am today. My Grandfather believed in having a strong family unit and without family life is not complete....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Interpersonal relationship, Want]

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Values For Making Decisions

- Values For Making Decisions Integrity From my experience, those that value integrity have a true understanding of their beliefs and consistently base their decision making on these values. This is an important quality to have because people are looking to follow a leader. I have grown up with a belief that any form of stealing is wrong. I had to apply these beliefs while working for at Loews Theatre several years ago. If an item had been found in the theatre it was up for grabs. The employees had created a finders keepers culture....   [tags: Ethics Business Personal Values Morals]

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Values Based Decision-Making

- An individual's personal, organizational, and cultural values are the foundation of their personal and professional decision-making cycle. These values form the core of that individual's moral fabric, and his actions and decisions are predicated on those beliefs. Shalom H. Schwartz defined values as "conceptions of the desirable that guide the way social actors (e.g. organizational leaders, policy-makers, individual persons) select actions, evaluate people and events, and explain their actions and evaluations" (Schwartz, 1999, pp....   [tags: Ethics Values Management]

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Preparing For Marriage As Traditional And Universal

- Preparing for marriage is often much more difficult than many people make it out to be. Although engaged couples may enjoy choosing what food to serve at their wedding and where to vacation for their honeymoon, marriage consists of many more components that are often daunting and overlooked. Transitioning to the married lifestyle can bring a number of new duties including acting interdependently, better managing one’s finances, compromising, and forming a more expressive sexual relationship (Cox & Demmitt, pp....   [tags: Marriage, Same-sex marriage, United States]

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The Renaissance: The Impact of Traditional Medicine

- Medicine has become so advanced in the previous centuries that it is a wonder how the medical discoveries of today have been fueled by those made during the Renaissance. As the mindset of those living in Europe during that time changed from religion to self-discovery, medical research began to expand and grow to a more scientific approach. Though several were unable to read, they became more aware of themselves and humanity compared to their earlier religious views on life, causing them to take a closer look at the human anatomy....   [tags: Health Care / History]

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Traditional Society And Modern Society

- As time passes humanity tends to change, we improvise and build, creating new technologies and thriving in new locations. With humanity comes society, as humanity changes so too does this society. There are two main types of societies which will be discussed in this essay, traditional society and modern society. Traditional society revolves around family and its honor, and conservatism. Modern society thrives around capitalist ideals, and Liberalism. It can be said that traditional society has led to the up rise of the modern society....   [tags: Sociology, Society, Gender role, Western culture]

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Personal, Cultural And Organizational Values In A Global Setting

- An individual must combine the personal, organizational, and cultural values and ethics that they have learned in life to be able to succeed in a global setting. Values have been subdivided into instrumental values (modes of behavior) and terminal ones (values pursued for their own sake). Whereas terminal values are self-sufficient, and desired states of existence that a person strives to achieve (i.e., wisdom, a comfortable life, knowledge), instrumental values are modes of behaviors used day to day that help people to reach terminal values (i.e., being helpful)....   [tags: Success Values Character]

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Family Values

- When raising a child one is taught values by their families that they feel are important for their child to have. I believe that family values consist of certain actions and qualities that are important to a family to uphold. Values that are important in my family are honesty, trust and to have respect for others. Each of these values is equally important in my family. They played a big role into making me the person I am now. Growing up in my family taught me that honesty is the best policy. When I would get into trouble as a child I would often try to lie to my mom thinking that would save me from being punished....   [tags: Morals, Ethics, personal values]

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Traditional Schooling And Traditional Schools

- Traditional schooling has both advantages and disadvantages to its approach. Traditional schools are open to the public, as for they cannot decline enrollment of any student, as stated by the U.S Department of Justice “All children in the United States are entitled to equal access to a basic public elementary and secondary education regardless of their actual or perceived race, color, national origin, citizenship, immigration status, or the status of their parents/guardians.” (www.justice.gov) School districts that deny a student 's access into their school or has policies set in place for students of parents who may be undocumented or not a U.S citizen would be violating a federal law....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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Traditional Learning And Traditional Education

- Technology is slowly being integrated into every area of our lives. From how we communicate to one another to how we shop, technology is now the center. Wherever one may go or may see, a new advancement of technology has been made. Technological workers are often heard saying that the changes that are being made are to benefit its consumers; to ultimately make their lives easier and more efficient. These advancements have now been introduced into education. Schools all over the world are now including a new e-learning opportunity for students seeking college degrees....   [tags: Education, University, Academic degree]

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Traditional Foods And Traditional Food

- In order for people to maintain a healthy, balanced life, they need to go back to the traditional ways of eating and obtaining food that 's harmless to their bodies. They need to consume the foods that are suitable to their bodies and helps them stay energized. People will have different body reactions if they obtain the foods that are not suitable to their systems. Therefore, going back to the traditional ways of eating has its own reasons and it 's beneficial as well. Some reasons why traditional ways helps is because it 's good in controlling your weight with less calories, helps you fight chronic diseases and illnesses, also whole foods like traditional foods are inexpensive where you...   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Cooking, Diets]

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Traditional And Non Traditional Student

- There are many of peculiarities between being a traditional and non traditional student. I have been enrolled at Bethel University for 2 years and 7 months and I love the freedom of being a non traditional student. Being a non traditional student mean having access to a virtual campus at any time of the day or night. Some online universities are synchronous and other are asynchronous. Synchronous is were students appear online to complete the assignment together and asynchronous is just the opposite....   [tags: Learning, University, Media multitasking]

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The Values Of A Wedding Ceremony

- “Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day”, states Barbara De Angelis. Unfortunately, love is not always the main reason for weddings today. Wedding ceremonies have turned into who can have the biggest and best wedding. Today’s weddings place more emphasis on the dress or dresses, the food, the venue, and the decorations instead of the meaning of the ceremony. Therefore, some weddings can cost more than buying a house....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Wedding, Wedding reception]

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Traditional Medicine And Traditional Medicines

- You are going on day three of vomiting fever chills and dizziness, what do you do. You call the Doctor, and then you have the option go to the doctor’s office. The traditional doctor in America has gone through 12 years of school at a minimum and has studied the human body inside out in Medical school. When you visit the Doctor you pay your co pay and his doctor will take your blood pressure, weight and maybe even some blood test. This Doctor then proceeds to give you a diagnosis and prescribes a treatment if needed....   [tags: Medicine, Alternative medicine, Ayurveda]

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The Use of Traditional Styles in Contemporary Architecture

- Abstract: Contemporary architects have a wide variety of sources to gain inspiration from, but this has not always been the case. How did modernism effect sources of inspiration. What did post-modernism do to liberate the choice of influences. Now that Contemporary architects have the freedom of choice, how are they using “traditional” styles and materials to inspire them. Even after modernism why are traditional styles still around. Through the modern era technologies evolved and avant garde was not just a matter of being ahead in you design concepts,....   [tags: architecture]

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Social Values in King Lear

- In King Lear, Shakespeare portrays a society whose emphasis on social class results in a strict social hierarchy fueled by the unceasing desire to improve one’s social status. It is this desire for improved social status that led to the unintentional deterioration of the social hierarchy in King Lear. This desire becomes so great that Edmund, Goneril, Reagan and Cornwall were willing to act contrary to the authority of the social hierarchy for the betterment of their own position within it. As the plot unfolds, the actions of the aforementioned characters get progressively more desperate and destructive as they realize their lack of success in attaining their personal goals....   [tags: William Shakespeare, social values, social hierarc]

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Surrogacy, Traditional, Gestational And Commercial Surrogacy

- A surrogacy agreement is the carrying of a pregnancy for intended parents. There are three types of surrogacy: traditional, gestational and commercial. In traditional surrogacy, the surrogate is impregnated with the intended father’s sperm and so the child is genetically related to the surrogate. Gestational surrogacy also results from in-vitro fertilization, but the child is genetically unrelated to the surrogate. Commercial surrogacy is any surrogate agreement that involves paying the surrogate beyond reasonable expenses for carrying the child....   [tags: Pregnancy, Surrogacy, Obstetrics, Reproduction]

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Personal Statement On Values And Values

- The values from the family that l grew up, the values gives me priorities to shape me and reactions. Personal primary values come from my parents and learned from them to respect. l learned to knock at my parent’s bedroom door before l enter and also to greet them first. I had some responsibility of washing dishes and helping cleaning the house. My secondary values come from nurture that is my friends and at school. l had to learn to trust, caring being able to display kindness and concerns for others....   [tags: Social work]

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Personal Note On Values And Values

- I believe values are different for each person because we all come from different families value structures, have different cultures and traditions. However, values can change over time as we grow up and as we face different experiences and responsibilities. There are different types of values that influence our lives in several ways and help us remember what is important to us, and direct us to what we want to be, and accomplish in life. In this essay, I will be talking about three different Instrumental values, three terminal values and my least liked values that have affected me psychologically, in my behavior, my beliefs and my leisure choices The three most important instrumental value...   [tags: Personal life, Leisure, Instrumental value, Value]

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Personal Note On Values And Values

- Values are very important they make up who you are and the person you stand for. I believe in order to be self-confident and in control of your life you have to strive for the values you set. They should not come easy to you if that is really how you want to live you life, you need to work for it an earn it. For my Instrumental values I choose ambitiousness first. To be ambitious shows that you want more in life, you strive and work hard to achieve a specific goal. Education is a big part of me; it is the foundation for the rest of my life....   [tags: Need, Want, Family, English-language films]

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Personal Statement On Values And Values

- Values are meaningful to each and every person. They teach direction. They tend to shape a person as they grow into an adult. They also have a lot to do with a person’s attitudes. They give a small explanation for some for some of the attitudes that people have. Everyone is raised differently, with very different values. Values are things that most individuals develop as a young child. Most values are taught by family. One of the all-time important values to almost everyone is family. Almost because not everyone is fortunate to have a loving family, or any family at all for that matter....   [tags: Health, Nutrition, Motivation]

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Personal Note On Values And Values

- There are many different meanings when we type out the word “Values” in the internet. From “importance, worth or usefulness of something” to a “person’s principles or standards of behavior” and “one’s judgement of what is important in life.” (Google) All these meaning have a word in common, important. My meaning to values is what I consider important in my life, simple as that. There are over 100 values in which are all very significant in our daily lives. It is hard to choose just a few values when in reality we all want all of them even if we don’t admit we need it....   [tags: Meaning of life, Personal life, Mother, Father]

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Traditional Schools versus Charter Schools

- Education is a very important aspect in society and is valued by parents, politicians, educators, and others in the community. The education of children is a vital role in any organized system because the future depends on those who are young to take over in the cycle of society. The institutions that provide children with an education can be divided into two categories known as traditional public schools and nontraditional schools. Nontraditional schools provide students with different learning environments compared to traditional schools and some specific examples of these schools are magnet schools, charter schools, and virtual schools (Newberry)....   [tags: Education]

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Personal Note On Values And Values

- Values are more than taking care of a thing for the value that it has for example a neckless, a neckless could be worth so much and it has a great value but sometimes the value is not money value is the way you see that object with emotions. Emotions that make the person we are some are more sensitive, some dot really show there feeling and others just don’t care. My values and belongings are important to me because this is what makes me the person I am today. Also because it shows what I see and well see or what I will live the rest of my life and that will be always important....   [tags: Emotion, Mother, Value, Feeling]

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Teaching Values And Moral Values

- This will be an in depth research paper on teaching values to children. It will also describe why values are important in society. Values need to be taught at home and at school as well; children spend more time at home than they do at school. Teaching values, not just rules allow children to make ethical decisions, they teach them personal responsibility, and they also promote moral integrity. Leading by example is important in justifying the subscription of values and moral education. Teaching Values Teaching values is important....   [tags: Morality, Education, Teacher, School]

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The Values Of Moral Values

- Values are very personal and something that many people hold close to their heart. The type of background and up bringing one has really helps shape how a person prioritizes their values. Everyone is different and everyone has a story as to why they share their values. A big difference between moral values and non moral values is that many times moral values are set within someone the minute they are capable of understanding what is right and what is wrong. When children are around the age of 2-3 parents place a firm foundation on that child 's moral values....   [tags: Morality, Value, Criminal justice, Value theory]

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