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Capitalism: The Right Path for the Socioeconomic Growth of Every Society

- The economy of the United States of America is a capitalist economy. It is a place where entrepreneurs and business-people alike can not only strive, but also make their dreams come true. Capitalism, in some detail, is a free market system, where the goods of the society are not owned by the governmental body, but by the businesses, and people; the prices of this system are in turn determined by supply and demand, rather than set by a ruling power (Merriam-Webster). Unfortunately, like most things that govern us, it has its opposites....   [tags: Economics]

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Setting Goals: Successes and Failures on the Path to Healthy Eating

- Setting goals is a fundamental component to long-term success. The basic reason for this is that you cannot get where you are trying to go until you clearly define where that is . Therefore, my goal for the year is to eat healthier. By eating healthier, I mean eating more fruits and vegetables and eliminating carbohydrates and sweets in my diet. Yet, even with your goals clearly defined and written down, you may encounter obstacles on the path to goal achievement. It is only natural that we will have successes and setbacks on any journey....   [tags: diet, food, obstacles to success]

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The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Path and Lucy, by Jamaica Kincaid

- Women haven’t always had the freedom that they have today. Women were supposed to live a certain life even though sometimes they didn’t want to. They had to tend to their husbands at all time, stay home and do housework while still taking care of their children or being pregnant. Women were abused physically, emotionally, and psychologically. Although women were perceived to act and present themselves in a certain way, some young women went against the cult of the true woman hood not only to be different, but to escape he physical, emotional, and psychological abuse that they will or have encountered....   [tags: The Bell Jar Essays]

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Nursing is a Career Path Defined by One's own Percetion

- Nurses are an integral part of any community in today’s society and a growing population. Nurses not only welcome newborn babies into the world, they also care for the ill and wounded; some becoming the only vital ‘surviving family’ to those they care for. Nursing is a career path defined by one’s own perception and importance of care. The author is centred on two essential concepts one being health promotion, and the other quality care. Both of which she has personally experienced and sees them as fundamental attributes a nurse must possess....   [tags: health promotion, quality care, human rights]

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The Path to Tyranny in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- The novella Animal Farm is certainly one of the best examples in literature of how a society transforms into tyranny. This particular piece of art brings to light a problem that every society stumbles upon, a problem that cannot be avoided. Of course, it is the problem of governance. George Orwell, living in the very tumultuous and uncertain times, observed the tendency of some countries to move towards totalitarianism. And by writing Animal Farm, he wanted to show what societies would look like, if this trend were taken too far....   [tags: governance, tyranny, society, suffocate]

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Path-Goal Style

- Path-Goal Style For many years, people have wondered what makes a good leader. Is it the environment that they are born into or are they made into good leader, who knows. One would believe that we could not give a clear definition of what makes a leader. According to (Kinicki & Kreitner, 2009, p. 346) leadership is defined as “a social influence process in which the leader seeks the voluntary participation of subordinates in an effort to reach organizational goals. Leadership for many is a desirable quality learned through the experience of becoming great followers....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Islam The Straight Path

- Islam The Straight Path      An evaluation of the book by John L. Esposito: Islam The Straight Path. In this book , Esposito provides a succinct, up-to-date survey of the Islamic experience, an introduction to the faith, belief, and practice of Islam from its origins to its contemporary resurgence. He traces the emergence and development of this dynamic faith and its impact on world history and politics. He discusses the formation of Islamic belief and practice (law, theology, philosophy, and mysticism), chronicling the struggle of Muslims to define and adhere to their Islamic way of life....   [tags: Religion Islam Muslim John L. Esposito]

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Jane’s Path to Prosperity

- Jane’s Path to Prosperity In The beginning of Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte introduces Jane as an orphan girl who is residing at Gateshead with Mrs. Reed and her children. Bronte walks us through the episodes of Jane’s life as she moves to Lowood, Thronfield, Moor House, and finally to Ferndean. Throughout these stages, Bronte will show how charity was depicted through the interactions that Jane had. Through these perspectives we will see that the results of how charity was regarded, based on the nineteenth century concepts and views that Bronte discusses, point out the significance of charity in Jane Eyre....   [tags: Novels Literature Books Religion Papers]

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Love's Path- Personal Narrative

- Love's Path- Personal Narrative They say it is better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all. Those words are not comforting to me. But, I love you Deborah, he says as we sit on the couch in my basement, his voice shaky, and uncertain. He looks into my eyes as if pleading, no, begging for forgiveness. I don't recognize these eyes that once provided me with happiness, security, and comfort. These eyes used to reassure me that indeed he did --used to love me. It hurts to look into them; I turn away....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Opinion About Religion and God

- Since our childhood we are told to always obey the will of God. To differentiate between good and bad and always choose the good path; the path laid by God for the Muslims. To do as He commands. And as a prize He would shower His blessings upon us in the afterlife. And if we fail to do so, then we will have to face His wrath and burn in the fires of hell. This shows that each and every person is given a choice of which path to choose. The path of righteousness or the path of blasphemy. Righteous would bring you the joy of God and He would reward you in the afterlife, but in this world, you would have to sacrifice....   [tags: Muslim, Path, Islam]

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Adaption is Life: The Chamaleon by Sugar Rautbort

- Life is full of curving roads and hidden paths, one may walk along in denial thinking that this path can be controlled, to be molded to ones hopes and dreams. Yet when the harsh reality sets in, that the reins are not in our palms, some began to thrash about, grasping for control wherever it may lay, these types of people usually are not able to remain in the saddle. The key however, is the ability to adapt. Sugar Rautbort writes of a strong woman who learned not to grasp onto the thin lines of leather, but to mold her body to the horse’s strong back and lace her hands into the flashing mane before herself....   [tags: survival, sucess, change, path]

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Characteristics and Challenges of Developing Multicast Routing Protocol

- ... This is achieved by checking every node IP address against destination IP. The tree management algorithm of LSHBH uses three control messages. Messages are periodically sent to the source by the receivers. The source node periodically produces messages that are multicasted in the network. While the messages travel down in the tree, the intermediate nodes may possibly create messages that are responsible of refining the tree structure. In this paper, we propose link stability based hop by hop (LSHBH) multicast routing scheme that establishes a route from source to multicast destinations in VANET....   [tags: architecture, stability, path]

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Comparing Two Engineering Careers: Electrical and Computer

- ... Report Organization The report focuses on two main career choices: Electrical Engineer and Computer Engineer. The report is broken down to main section and the following sub-sections: • Job Responsibilities • Academic Qualifications • Estimated Compensation • Growth Potential The report finalizes with a conclusion the recommendation for the most appropriate career choice for the Michael. The career choice is based on the research found in this report and Michael’s previous career path and future desired goals....   [tags: path, goals, sources, career]

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Choices in Robert Frost´s "The Road not Taken" and "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening"

- In the two poems “The Road Not Taken” and “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost the poems draw the considering of making choices in life. In both poems the speaker is in a serious position where he has to choose between two paths. “The Road Not Taken” the speaker has two paths in front of him and he has to choose one. While in “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” the speaker is looking for a life with no struggles wishing he can just stay isolated, but at the end he has to go back to his responsibilities....   [tags: Decisions, Hesitant, Path]

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Evolving From My Parents: A Better Future

- “Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.”- Bill Cosby. My mother once told me that when I grow up, I will be just like her. I remember, till this very day, I would see children say “ I want to be just like my parents.” As I thought about it, I ponder, Would I want to be just like my mother. Or my estranged father. Then I told myself, without a doubt, NO. As a child, I got to see my parent’s behavior, their good and bad characteristics, how they treated my siblings and I, and the suffering of what my mother went through when my father left her....   [tags: evolve, path, good, bad]

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Becoming a Leader in High School

- ... I had plans of becoming elected for the principal’s list and working my hardest on receiving an high grade point average at the end of the year. As the days passed and time progressed, I found myself starting to skip classes for they seemed unimportant. When I try to enter a classroom - I was always dying to exit because of my lack of interest, which propelled me towards thinking to quit school completely. My tardiness for classes was far beyond unacceptable as I kept hiding to smoke on campus....   [tags: leader, experience, freshman, path]

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Life's Challenges and Choices

- In life we are faced with challenges and choices. Do we choose the path that seems easier or the path that is harder. Do we choose to follow our hearts or someone else’s. Do we think about how it will affect us and our loved ones or do we just go with it. Do life choices change our fate. Life choices change the present, but will they push us off our true path. In the biography ‘Wave of Destruction’ by Eric Krauss. Puek and Dang had the choice to follow the path someone else had laid out for them, but neither followed....   [tags: path, fate, dreams]

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Realm: A Fictional Narrative

- The group breathed a sigh of relief when they came out of the small room, stretching their bodies and taking deep breaths. The sky of lilac and the bright pink sun was shining down on them and making the place feel eerie and sinister. “Why Frinda?” Alison asked her mum, when she was able to fight her way through the small crowd towards her. “That’s the hometown of the spirit. To get him to the other side, we need to get him to the place of his death. If we had rid the spirit elsewhere, the consequences would be fatal; with this one, at least....   [tags: kill, path, plan]

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Methods for Numerology Readings

- Beginning Date Numerology Approaches for Numerology Readings As I experienced mentioned in my preceding write-up, Numerology is a fascinating wealth of information that offers anyone perception into themselves through the quantities linked with names. Furthermore, Numerology could be even be considered a department of Astrology. What Astrology extracts by means of celestial bodies and planets, Numerology extracts through quantities. The following report will demonstrate a single aspect of Numerology: Beginning Date readings....   [tags: path, birthdate, personality]

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The Five Precepts in the Context of The Eightfold Path

- The Five Precepts in the Context of The Eightfold Path Both 'The Five Precepts' and 'The Eightfold Path' are significant elements of the Buddhist religion. The precepts act as a guide for the average everyday lay Buddhist on how to create the least amount of karmic energy possible. It by no means is the way directly to reaching Nirvana. The Eightfold Path however, is known as "the way." It is, in itself, the Fourth Noble Truth, and the path to enlightenment. In this examination of the Five Precepts I will endeavour to relate them in context to the different aspects of the Eightfold Path....   [tags: Papers]

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China's Future...What Path?

- China's Future... What Path. What is all of the talk on China about. We hear its economy has grown tremendously and we read something new in the newspapers every day. Does everyone fear that China’s rapid growth and powerful economy will overtake the United States. Well, some people do and others don’t really think it is likely. What do I think. Watch out, China’s future will be a shock to almost everyone. Never underestimate the power of the dragon. The year is 2001. China joins the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Americans give way to the new “Asian powerhouse.” China has grown 9 percent a year for more than 25 years and is recorded as the fastest growth rate for an economy in histor...   [tags: Global Market Analysis]

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Graduation Speech: Go Where There is No Path

- My fellow classmates, the magic word today is commencement. This is the big finale to a hectic, overwhelming yet no doubt unforgettable four years at County High School. Robert Frost once said: "The best way out is always through," and similarly we have also learned in our math classes that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. There will always be an infinite number of paths we can take to arrive at a desired destination. Yet, the decision we make to continue looking ahead, instead of behind or around, is ultimately what determines how quickly we will get there....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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Cheating and Plagiarism - The Path to Self-destruction

- Plagiarism - The Path to Self-destruction Why do so many people use 123HelpMe.com simply to plagiarize other people's writing. Is it even possible that someone cannot write their own essay, or that someone cannot read a book of any length. If you plagiarize, aren't you sentencing yourself to failure. And if you cannot gather information, aren't you opening yourself to attacks from the System. I know many students who use sites such as 123HelpMe.com to "gather research" - steal other people's ideas and papers....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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The Long Path to Christianity in Surprised by Joy

- The Long Path to Christianity in Surprised by Joy       Surprised by Joy is essentially an account of those factors that brought Lewis to a mature, adult Christian faith. Lewis begins his work with an overview of the Lewis household and his early schooling. “The reality Lewis found on the pages of his parents' extensive library seems as tangible and meaningful to him as anything that occurred in the "outside" world” (Hannay 41). Lewis depicts himself and brother, William, as absolute confidants who share their deepest longings and secrets--all in the security of their parents' home....   [tags: Surprised by Joy Essays]

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Oedipus the King: A Painful Path to Wisdom

- Oedipus:  The Painful Path to Wisdom Through the character of Oedipus, Sophocles shows the futility and consequences of defying the divine order. Oedipus served Thebes as a great ruler, loved by his subjects; but it is his one tragic flaw, hubris, which dooms his existence, regardless of the character attributes that make him such a beloved king. From the opening dialogue we sense the character of Oedipus. When confronted by his subjects praying for relief of the plague he reacts kingly and graciously, saying, “I am king, I had to come....How can I help?...Ask me anything....   [tags: Oedipus Rex Essays]

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Walking the Muddy Path- Original Writing

- Walking the Muddy Path- Original Writing Libby gradually walked down the lightly shaded path, her chestnut coloured hair flapping in the warm breeze. Her dazzling blue eyes shimmering in the sun, even though the day was sunny a light overcast of clouds cluttered up the afternoon sky. The large oak trees hovered their branches over the path as if they wanted to reach the other side. Many of their leaves had turned into beautiful shades of amber, gold and russet and fallen to the pavement below....   [tags: Papers]

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The Flight Path of Airplanes Over Neighborhoods

- The Flight Path of Airplanes Over Neighborhoods The houses can’t be unbuilt, and the airports can’t be torn down.  But maybe the fences can be mended.  –Robbie Sherwood   In the past 10 years, many cities across the country have outgrown the planner’s expectations.  Unfortunately the airports that were built 20 or more years ago, have not grown with the cities.  Phoenix has tripled in size in the past 10 years.  The tripling of air traffic has not had anywhere to go.  The same two runways that have been serving the city since 1935 when the airport was built have been extremely over loaded.  It is not just happening in Phoenix, a few years ago Denver received a new airport to relieve the...   [tags: Solutions Papers Proposal Essays]

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College Admissions Essay: The Rocky Path

- College Admissions Essays - The Rocky Path Stricken with rickets, attention deficit disorder, a severed facial nerve, and being voted "most likely to end up in the electric chair" by his fifth grade class, this individual triumphed over many obstacles. As an aspiring writer and actor he was rejected as an extra in the film The Godfather and was persuaded to switch careers for more realistic goals. Sparks of genius were recognized in his script writing, but he was told only legitimate actors would have a chance at performing the title roles....   [tags: Free College Admissions Essays]

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Path of Least Resistance: Implicit Power

- Path of Least Resistance: Implicit Power In his book, Power and Choice, W. Phillips Shively introduces to students of political science the importance of power within the framework of politics. According to him, “Politics consists of the making of a common decision for a group of people through the use of power”(Shively 9). And that “power” is, “the ability of one person or group to cause another person or group to do what the first wishes, by whatever means”(5). Power, therefore, is of extreme importance within the arena of politics for any group who wishes to institute reform or maintain order....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Novel Path Selection Method for Small Delay Defects Test

- Aggressive technology scaling has resulted in increasing process variations and statistical diversity in manufacturing. Process variations result in varying in path lengths, and thus a possibly different set of critical paths for different process corners, necessitating consideration of process variation in delay test methods. Also, process variation adds some of near-critical paths to the critical/longest paths set [4]. Therefore, to maintain the reliability of circuits, testing methodologies need to be improved....   [tags: agressive technology scaling]

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Forensic Psychology Career

- This paper involves researching and preparing a report on a business career of your choice. I would expect you to use multiple resources and to also properly document those resources with footnotes as required. The paper should be a minimum of two to three double spaced, typed pages, not including your resources/works cited page. You should have a minimum of two outside resources. The text and Wikipedia may be used as resources but they do not count toward the two outside resources. This is my Business Career Paper which is on the career of my choosing....   [tags: Career Path, Education]

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The Process of Giving Maintenance to a Ship

- ... All this will have to be done within 2 days so that other jobs can be started.  The Critical Path is the most powerful tool that helps you schedule and manage your project. It helps you plan all the task that must be completed for a given job. It acts as a basis for the preparation of a schedule and also for resource planning. It would tell you the shortest time that it would take you to complete a certain job. Critical Path will also allow you to monitor the job and help you see where actions need to be taken to get the job back on its course....   [tags: dry dock, survey, critical path]

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Path-Based Design: Aldo Van Eyck, Peter & Alison Smithson

- This essay will provide a simple but informative definition of path-based design referring to the works of Aldo Van Eyck and Peter + Alison Smithson. It will discuss the positives and negatives that come from this design concept and propose reasoning behind the different ways the style has been expressed by these three architects. After the discussion the conclusion will provide a summarized definition of path based design and it’s key attributes. Van Eyck’s Municipal Orphanage will be the first building discussed, it’s inane ability to understand to cognitive processes among the inhabitants and meeting those criteria to create a space that stimulates the children....   [tags: Architecture, Structure, Inhabitant]

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Work and Vocation: What They Mean to the Individual

- Human beings are exposed to the idea of “work” at an early age, which in turn leads to his or her general understanding of profession. Ultimately, this understanding leads to children desiring to be certain “things” when they grow up. Most of these professions, such as being a ballerina, a fireman, or an athlete, appeal to children because overall, these professions seem outstandingly interesting, fun, and exciting. As a person ages, he or she tends to lose these fantasies and instead aims for a profession that is a little more realistic....   [tags: profession, career path, college students]

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Sen-jo and Her Soul Are Separated by Zenkei Shibayama

- In the story "Sen-jo and Her Soul Are Separated" by Zenkei Shibayama, we can appreciate the importance of making decisions based on your dreams and the separation of body and soul. Sen-jo, the girl who was forced to married a stranger but who had a secret lover, didn't use communication to tell truth about her feelings. His father, Chokan, selected a young man in order to get married with Sen-jo. Therefore, Sen-jo left home without giving an explanation to her parents. She was scared of the idea of being married with a stranger because she loves another man who is Ochu....   [tags: choosing the right path, story analysis]

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My Career Path Based on the 16 Career Cluster Inventory

- I had the opportunity to take the 16 Careers Cluster Inventory. I found the assessment very easy to take. As well, I found the inventory easy to score. My results of the assessment indicated my top three career areas were: 1. Educational and Training, 2. Health Sciences, and 3 had a three way tie between Human Services, Hospitality, and Law enforcement. I found the assessment to be dead on. Based upon the past personality inventories that I have taken I found the suggested areas very appropriate....   [tags: education, partnership, economy]

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The Path of Least Resistance for Managers: Designing Organizations to Succeed by Robert Fritz

- Robert Fritz is the founder of a field called "structural consulting" and has worked extensively with Peter Senge, himself known for his theories on "the learning organization." Fritz is also the author of Corporate Tides (1996), in which he explained the "laws of organizational structure." He calls this new book an updated, redesigned, and rewritten next-generation version of Corporate Tides. He explains that organizational structure may impede organizational learning, that achievement in one part of an organization may not be replicated because of organizational barriers....   [tags: structure, conflict, leadership]

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Transcending Violence: The Rich History of Those Who Chose the Path of Nonviolence

- Many prominent political figures have spoken out against violence; among them are Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Dalai Lama. Instead of choosing physical brutality, they chose to follow difficult, winding paths full of powerful speeches, civil disobedience, and peaceful protests. These non-violent ideals have led leaders like Henry David Thoreau and Martin Luther King Jr. to achieve goals in ways government leaders and thinkers previously thought to be impossible. Different literary works like The Night Thoreau spent in Jail by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E....   [tags: nonviolence, violence, government, ]

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Leadership Research: The Situational Theory

- ... Once again, we need to emphasize the idea of leadership as an interaction influence system involving a leader, follower, and situational variables. Contingency theory The main emphasis of Fidler’s contingency model of leadership effectiveness is on the interaction between a leader’s style of leadership and the favorableness of the situation for the leader. The leader’s style can be thought of as varying between a highly task-oriented approach and a relationship oriented approach. These styles are not unlike the Ohio State dimensions of initiating structure and consideration....   [tags: contingency theory, path goal theory]

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The Blue Ocean Strategy Helps Students Find Their Career Path

- Life gives unlimited opportunities. Recently I’ve been working on different projects in Demola community. This organization offers students a great opportunity to add some real-life twist into the conventional path towards a career. It means that students work in a project with a multidisciplinary team to solve real-life cases together with partner companies. I cognized three main things which are strongly connected with key points of Blue Ocean Strategy. First, create a value. Undertsanding of why our new product/service is valuable for client comparing to the old-fashioned model....   [tags: value, marketing, competition]

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The Path to Self Destruction in Search of Power in Macbeth by William Shakespeare

- ... Coming back from the murder of Duncan Macbeth cracks and does not see clearly. His hands “pluck out [his] eyes.” and goes on to say that could “all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood/Clean from [his] hand?” (2.2.77-79). To Macbeth if he cleans his hands it would clean the blood and make him closed off to what actually is happening. The magnitude of Macbeth’s actions catch up to him with full force, which leads to him not to make the right decisions about who to trust and what it right. By being corrupted and not knowing what is right and what is wrong, Macbeth’s actions are done with intention but not the right intention....   [tags: muder, guilt, immoral]

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After Near Miss on Iran, Kerry Says Diplomacy Is Still the Right Path

- The article that I chose to write about is titled “After Near Miss on Iran, Kerry Says Diplomacy Is Still the Right Path” written by Mark Landler. I chose this article because it covers the current conflict in the Middle East from chapter eleven as well as covering ideas that have been present throughout the book most notably sovereignty, self-governance and diplomacy. In this paper I will first give you a brief history of the region, second I will give a brief summary of events leading up this article being published and finally I will give you my opinion on the article and the situation....   [tags: Arab spring article analysis]

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Personal Reflections on Myself, My Faith and My Religious Path

- Have you ever traveled to a different part of the world or even a different part of the country. While you was there is you witness something that you thought was wrong or just plain evil. To you what you saw was morally wrong but to the culture or area it is correct sometimes even praised. With that being said you just seen a worldview. A Worldview is how we perceive life around us, live our daily lives and even our fundamental values. Family and church play a major role in much of your worldview....   [tags: Christian views and beliefs]

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The Intellectual Aspect of Nursing

- In electing the correct career path, which one’s life will orbit around, makes one deliberate all the aspects of said path. When determining the right path, look at the hours the job would require, the years of schooling, the capability to take orders, and being able to keep pace on a scholarly level. Knowing the level of intellect a field necessitates allows one to determine if they can learn at the pace that is expected and required. Fields that fall into the scope of medicine can be intellectually demanding to study....   [tags: career, path, medicine, study, education]

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Application Essay for UIUC Community

- ... I have developed a strong fondness for the physical sciences because of a penchant for intriguing physics and mathematics problems. After ranking in the 98th percentile in the Karnataka Common Entrance test for aspiring engineers, I chose to study in the undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering at the MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore. I enjoyed every course in the program, applying myself intensely by attending many workshops and seminars held at my college as a student member of the Society of Mechanical Engineers, participating in visits to different industries arranged by the institute and taking up internships and projects at every opportunity....   [tags: learning, career, path, art, learning]

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The Path to Freedom

- In an effort to help free India from the British rule, Mahatma Gandhi contributed to a protest against salt taxes, which was known as the Salt March. This protest advocated Gandhi’s theory of satyagraha, or nonviolent disobedience, as the nation came together on March 12, 1930, to walk the 241 mile-long journey to the shores of Dandi to attain salt. Gandhi motivated the Indians to act robustly against the injustices of the salt taxes through nonviolent means. Although some Indians criticized Gandhi for not achieving direct independence from the Raj or British rule, Gandhi’s execution of the Salt March and its subsequent events, including the Dharsana protest and the “Quit India” campaign, n...   [tags: Religious History ]

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Path to the Future

- Effective organizational diagnosis goals are designed to change or alter behavior patterns of employees. Effective change requires the involvement of all leaders and focused shared engagement built on mutual participation of appropriate platform for the coming change. The purpose of organizational change is to promote a mutual understanding of the proposed change and to determine if the change will be profitable to the organization. The purpose of this paper is to present a nonprofit organization, evaluate the organization, and identify some needed changes....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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My Path to IT

- I have been working towards a Masters degree since the time I completed my undergraduate studies. Practical application is as important as the theory behind any concept. The undergraduate coursework focused more on the theoretical approaches of Computer Science, and a graduate program at Illinois Institute of Technology will enhance my knowledge by adding that important understanding of practical applications. My fascination with computers dates back to my school days. The innumerable possibilities that one could perform with a computing device used to enthrall me....   [tags: Information Technology]

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The Path to Salvation

- There are thousands of religions on this planet named Earth, and many of those religions worship countless false gods and/or idols. However, Catholics are a monotheistic people; they believe in and worship the one and only, all-powerful being. This being is comprised of three distinct natures: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. These three, although distinct from one another, come together collectively in one Divine Person known as the Trinity, or God. God is the ultimate creator of all things....   [tags: religion, worship, Earth, God]

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The Devastation a Volcano Can Create Shown in In a Volcanoes Path

- The Devastation a Volcano Can Create Shown in In a Volcanoes Path The film "In a Volcanoes Path," was a good depiction of the devastation that a volcano can create. The movie also made me understand the importance of volcanologists. In studying the volcanoes maybe we can predict the next eruptions and therefore save many lives. On January 3, 1983 the most active volcano, Kileaua, that lives in Kalapana erupted in a big way. Lava was shot 1500 feet into the air releasing 100,000 gallons per minute and taking up 400,000 cubic yards each day....   [tags: Papers]

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Music - Bono's Path Towards Spiritual Enlightenment

- Bono's Path Towards Spiritual Enlightenment While most celebrities keep their religious beliefs private, the music of the Irish rock group U2, with lyrics written by lead singer Bono, contains many religious references and ideas. A closer analysis of the song lyrics shows an evolution of the religious ideas contained within. The changing and development of these ideas corresponds to many psychological and sociological theories of faith evolution, including those of Alfred Adler and James Fowler....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Path to Understanding in Herman Hesse’s Demian

- The Path to Understanding in Demian In Hermann Hesse's, "Demian," Emil Sinclair develops into a self-cognizant man after experiencing true friendship and the purity of life. Immaturity and innocence surrounds him as a child until a confidant by the name of Max Demian places him on the path to understanding himself. After opening his eyes to the feebleness of life, the boy realizes his true purpose of existence. Beginning life in the "realm of light," (7) Sinclair passes through life being criticized and labeled an outcast....   [tags: Herman Hesse Demian]

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Macbeth's Path to Misfortune in William Shakespeare's Macbeth

- Macbeth's Path to Misfortune in William Shakespeare's Macbeth Macbeth is seen as a tragic hero, he compromises his honor and neglects moral responsibility to attain power and position resulting in his tragic end. The significant events that are mentioned in this paper are events that are unfolded to show the path that led a misfortuned man to lose his honor in his tragic end. A Tragic hero is defined as someone whose life is determined by four important elements: The first and most important of these elements is fate....   [tags: Papers]

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Emma’s Path to Destruction in Madame Bovary

- Emma’s Path to Destruction in Madame Bovary        In his song, "Instant Karma!," John Lennon shouts an ominous warning to his listeners: "Instant karma's gonna get you / gonna knock you right in the head / better get yourself together, darlin' / pretty soon your gonna be dead... " The subject of his scorn may have been socially conservative Americans bent on the abolition of social progressives, but clearly anyone can gleam a bit of wisdom from such blunt counsel. Even Gustav Flaubert's eponymous heroine, Emma Bovary, may have been able to escape her grim cycle of misfortune, disappointment, and utter despair had she understood the relatively simple Hindu law of karma Lennon alludes to...   [tags: Madame Bovary Essays]

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Wilson's Fourteen Points: a Path to Peace or to Renewed Conflict

- Wilson's Fourteen Points: a Path to Peace or to Renewed Conflict Wilson's Fourteen Points were a decent attempt at peace and restitution after the Great War; however, there were many inherent problems with the Wilsonian agenda. These problems were caused by many things, including Allied bias, American ambition, and Western European dominance. While trying to fix many problems in Europe, the Fourteen Points mainly concentrated on the things that were important to the Allied powers: France was bent on revenge, Great Britain was looking to further its power over the seas, and America was keen on becoming an even more powerful trade nation....   [tags: American America History]

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Creation and its Path to Destruction in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

- Creation and its Path to Destruction in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein When early civilization needed an explanation for something found in earth, they created a story to explain it. Prometheus, the creator of man in Greek Mythology, was used as a tool to show how man was created. His story demonstrates the consequences that come along with such a task, also. In the novel Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, the main character Victor is portrayed as the creator. The myth of Prometheus and the book Frankenstein, contain evident similarities....   [tags: Papers]

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Immortal Ideas

- Why does Eudora Welty name the protagonist, in her story about a woman walking to town (Welty 285), after a mythological bird reincarnated after living a long life (Mercantante 527). Upon a first reading of Eudora Welty’s, “A Worn Path”, it appears to be a simple story about an old woman going into town to procure medicine for her sick grandson, who has swallowed lye (Welty 289). After further readings and doing research, the meaning and depth of the story becomes apparent. The worn path is much more than a routine route regularly traversed into town and back to home....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Right Path

-   The United State’s economy is still reeling from the recession that it recently went through. Investors are wary, unemployment remains stubbornly high, and the restrictions on credit have been tightened. All of this does not make for a conducive business atmosphere. With the economy teetering, it is very difficult for investors to confidently put their money into the economy. Many people have called upon the government to provide the foundation and confidence necessary to stabilize the economy by infusing it with cash and changing the regulatory environment....   [tags: Economy, recession, subsidies]

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When Insanity is Sane: Hamlet's Duty and Clever Path Taken to Honor His Father and Denmark

- When Insanity is Sane: Hamlet's Duty and Clever Path Taken to Honor His Father and Denmark Traumatic experiences can cause for a negative impact on one’s emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing. Sometimes, individuals internalize this trauma and harbor feelings of distress which creates deep-rooted issues that need to be addressed. In the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, readers are heart broken and intrigued by the events following a great king’s death. The main character and protagonist, Hamlet, is dealing with the his father’s death as he returns home from studying at a university to not only find that his father has been murdered, but his mother remarried to his uncle....   [tags: trauma, shakespeare, death]

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The Path to the Future: Science or Religion?

- Religion is a concept that has been around us ever since we first became self-aware. Whenever the first human realized that there were: earthquakes, heavy winds, volcanoes, and tornadoes, humans immediately tried to find an explanation for it and at the end they decided that only a god could do such things. This was the creation of religion. Throughout the ages, humans developed different beliefs and explanations for seemingly inexplicable things and thus several different types of religions appeared....   [tags: evolution, creationism, morality, theology]

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The Path to a Modern World of Disorder

- Terrorism instills fear into many of us. It has haunted the people of the world since the beginning of time. It has caused the rise and fall of many empires; it has given people the gain of power. In addition to the gain of power, there are many other causes of terrorism, such as hate, religion, and politics. Most people believe that there is nothing excusable or justifiable with any an act of terrorism, whether it is committed by religious fundamentalists, people's resistance movements, private militia, or that of a war retribution by a recognized government....   [tags: terrorism, hate, religion, biological, warfare]

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The Path to a Career as a Sportscaster

- I want to be a sportscaster because you get to be on TV and you get to ask questions to your favorite players but you can’t show it like how that is your favorite player. It seems fun to do that and work with some famous people. Plus you get to talk to some really good people that played sports like Joe Madden, he played football in the NFL and now they make games about him. The first time ESPN went on TV and it was a popular show because it was talking about sports and people’s favorite players and more people started to watch it because it was all about sports, and more people started to work for them and they got really big and more shows....   [tags: experience, degree, salary]

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My Rules on the Path to Success

- Chapter 1: Make the most out of many mentors. “A wise man one told me “You don’t find mentors; mentors find you,” (Bliwas 17) As I was in the process of applying to San Diego State University, I found myself confused on what college I wanted to attend; it was until then when I met a great person, my high school counselor. This women is the wisest women that you will ever met; not only did she encourage me to apply to San Diego State University, but she has always been here for me, she was more like a sister to me....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Path to Becoming a Nurse Practitioner

- Upon receiving their license, Registered Nurses have many options to continue their education and thus become and advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). APRN education can be completed in any of following four general areas of specialization: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs), Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs), and Nurse Practitioners (NPs). This paper will discuss the education requirements, skills and clinical competency requirements, and formal licensure, registration, certification and credentialing of a Nurse Practitioner....   [tags: licensure, salary, education]

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How Dead Men's Path and Snapshots of a Wedding Portray Different Cultures

- How Dead Men's Path and Snapshots of a Wedding Portray Different Cultures For this essay I am going to discuss Dead Men’s Path, by Chinua Achebe, and Snapshots Of A Wedding, by Bessie Head. These are both short stories from the Opening Worlds book by Heinemann. Written by the Nigerian son of devout Protestants, Dead Men’s Path is a profound short story, which explores the modernisation of Africa through beliefs and also the effects of Western customs and ideas on traditional African society. It tells the story of one man trying to modernise Ndume Central School in Africa where he has recently been made Headmaster....   [tags: Chinua Achebe Bessie Head Culture Essays]

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Romeo And Juliet, An Affair To Remember And Moulin Rouge - "the Path O

- The path of true love never did run smooth. Three such love stories from our time are ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘An Affair to Remember’ and the recent movie ‘Moulin Rouge’. These great well-known stories depict the path of true love littered with tragedy, other people trying to sabotage love and other disasters befalling the star-struck lovers. Nothing in love goes smoothly all the time, there are always hiccups along the way. This is the key factor that makes these stories and other great love stories, so popular and unforgettable....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Path to Electrical Engineering

- In the summer of my first year at university, I suffered from a neck injury, which prevented me from studying and pulled me out of daily life for nearly four months. It was really a hard time, since I could not do anything except for practicing yoga meditation to assuage headaches. However, thanks to this time I realized the importance of working because of my strong natural demand for it. During these months, I began to understand myself clearly. I was aware that I want to dedicate myself to a research career to invent new things for people’s need....   [tags: Engineering]

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My Path to Public Health

- My interest in public health stems from my interest in healthcare. While growing up, I have seen family members suffer from maladies and were later able to, through the attentive care of the skilled physicians, enjoy life more freely. As a high school student, I enjoyed different science courses from Advanced Topic Biology, Health, and Human Diseases to Medical Diagnosis, Genetics, and AP Psychology. I was in awe at the way our body worked, how our body is so strong, and yet so vulnerable. During the beginning of my undergraduate study, I majored in Biology and took Pre-Professional Medicine courses in order to study more about our body and the mechanisms that occur inside of us....   [tags: Health Care]

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Globalization: The Path to Destruction

- Just imagine waking up in squalor, a once prominent society, now a desolate wasteland. All because foreign interest has raped your land of its natural resources and you seen not a cent in profit. Although, globalization is unifying the worlds developed nations and is bringing commerce to nations that have struggle in past years. True, globalization has many positive effects but do the pros outweigh the cons. In this essay I will discuss Globalization ruining the integrity of many countries and also is forcing many undeveloped nations into a bind, and is causing economic distress on some developed nations....   [tags: International Free Trade, Global Commerce]

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Photography- The Path to Art

- If asked, one’s interpretation of what classifies as forms of art may vary from visual arts, to literary arts, based on one’s individual opinion. These opinions are produced through the influence of one’s individual lifestyle and society in which they live. If a street artist was asked what forms of art exist, one may give examples on urban artistry with an underlying motive, while a professional architect may give examples of geometric, unique designs from past work. The backbone to art in itself is the concept that it is a manmade creation of something from the mind, whether it be based off of preexisting or new influences in the world....   [tags: self-expression, art critics, opinion]

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Propaganda: Hitler's Path to Power

- ... In some instances Jews and other inferior people just disappeared. They had full control over the lives of the prisoners. They dealt with any threat within German Society, spreading fear throughout the country (Britannica, 2014). By creating a unified force that deals with domestic threats within the German province, Hitler was then able to do as he pleased without opposition from anyone. The Gestapo was feared by many and they had the power of search and seizure without an official warrant....   [tags: Garden of Beasts, Gestapo]

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My Path of Leisure Stroll

- The dawn of each day is as unique as each individual person who wakes with it. The predicable, inky black slates speckled with stars are faded out and over taken by the colors of pale splendor. Baby blues, soft roses and creamy yellows dye often the atmosphere while the sun overtakes the ivory orb of night. Other breaks of day burst forth with all the vivacity of a butterfly’s wing, glaring oranges, shocking hues of pink and reds brighter than a single bead of blood chase away the velvet of night in a whirlwind assault to claim their fleeting time of existence....   [tags: narrative, personal reflections]

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The Path to Registered Nursing

- Among the popular health care professions in the United States, nursing is unique for the reason that it has a variety of scholastic pathways in which one can obtain an entry-level license to practice. Nursing students have several options as to how they want to become registered nurses: the diploma in nursing, associate’s degree in nursing, or the bachelor’s of science in nursing. The health care system is constantly changing, requiring health care professionals to be well-educated; “…care needs to be linked to identified patient outcomes; that practice be evidence base; and that providers be accountable for the care provided....   [tags: education, health, license]

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Ray Kroc's Path to Success

- “If I had a brick for every time I’ve repeated the phrase quality, service, cleanliness, and value, I think I’d probably be able to bridge the Atlantic Ocean with them.” – Ray Kroc. He founded McDonalds and now all over the world you can get great food for a great price. Ray built the corporation on great taste, quality service, cleanliness, and value. Ray Kroc set the standards for all fast food restaurants, and began the chain of fast food restaurants. Ray Kroc is one of the most influential people in the world because he founded one of the most famous fast food restaurant businesses....   [tags: mcdonalds, franchises, restaurants]

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Mahatma Gandhi's Path to peace

- ... This chapter of his life is now close to ending, and moving on to the next, Gandhi as a young adult. As adulthood set in, he moved to London to be trained at Inner Temple London for the study of law. While in London, Gandhi suffered another loss, the death of his mother. Soon after, Gandhi became an expatriate lawyer in South Africa working for 20 years in the struggle for civil rights. During his time there, he experienced many hardships because of discrimination and prejudice. These experiences helped shaped his thinking and he began his quest of equality for the people of India....   [tags: equality, india, philosophy]

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Comparing Foreshadowing in Train from Rhodesia and Dead Men's Path

- Foreshadowing and Alliteration in Train from Rhodesia and Dead Men's Path Authors often use literary devices to appeal to their audience without their awareness. By doing so, certain parts of a story or book will seem more important, in a very private way. They won't scream for attention, but they will stick, for they are catchy. Sometimes, authors are not aware that they are using a device to persuade their audience, it occurs naturally. Common literary devices and elements are metaphors, similes, alliteration, perhaps even couplet rhyming....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Book Review of The Path of Prayer: Four Sermons on Prayer by St. Theophan the Recluse

- Book Review of The Path of Prayer: Four Sermons on Prayer by St. Theophan the Recluse      It is often said that there are no more heroes in today\\\'s world or even that this is an age of the anti-hero. Yet anyone who is blessed with the opportunity to observe children for any length of time will see that regard for those who exemplify certain ideals (heroes) is a spontaneous element in basic human psychology. The reported lack of heroes and the cult of the anti-hero are the fruit of a disillusioned Aadult@ mentality which has been lied to on this as well as other subjects and hence robbed of the natural inclination of a normal human being (a child) who is as yet untainted by the cynici...   [tags: Saint Theophan the Recluse Literature Essays]

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From Homer’s Odyssey to Star Wars - The Unchanging Path of the Hero

- From Homer’s Odyssey to Star Wars - The Unchanging Path of the Hero In the fiction world heroes have been one of the most entertaining figures. It has always been fun and interesting to read about heroic stories and about different obstacles that heroes had overcome. When someone mentions the word "hero" it is more likely to think of characters like Batman or James Bond, but it is for sure that if we had the chance to ask the same question centuries before, the answer would have been different....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Ethnic Minority Education in China: Finding a Path between Tradition and Development

- Ethnic Minority Education in China: Finding a Path between Tradition and Development Introduction Educating a nation is no simple task. Even in the United States—which boasts a substantial tradition of public education, political stability, economic prosperity and a strong middle class—issues such gender and racial equality, diversity, and budget reality still cause continuous debate. For a nation like China, the task of educating its people is even more daunting. China has a population of 1.3 billion, an economy that is still developing, and thus even more stringent budget constraints....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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One Path, Two Goals: China's Technological Domination Over Tibet

- One Path, Two Goals: China's Technological Domination Over Tibet The year is 1959. Surrounding you is the vivid imagery of the Himalayan Mountains... your home. In your eyes, all you can see is the beauty that envelops your senses. Your sight is filled with the lush green rolling plains that fall beneath the cliff that you stand upon. The sound in your ears echoes the chanting of Tibetan monks that forbiddingly pray miles away from you. Lastly, you sip on your drink, to taste the saltiness of warm Tibetan tea....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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