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  • Insatiable Appetites

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    Daryl jerked as Merle slammed down his lunch tray and sat down beside him. "Hey uh...can I talk to ya for a minute?" He asked Daryl, his eyes shifting nervously. Daryl raised his fork up to his mouth and paused, looking at him suspiciously. "Yeah...I guess. What tha hell's up?" Merle glanced over his shoulder and over to the sides. To say that Merle was acting strange would have been an understatement. Daryl hadn't seen Merle this paranoid since the time he had eaten those wild shrooms that had

  • The Use of Appetite Suppressants

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    The Use of Appetite Suppressants In the past two decades, Americans and most of the Western world have become obsessed with losing weight. Countless diets, weight loss strategies and gimmicks have been and remain on the market and cost Americans billions of dollars every year. The media perpetuates this ideal of thinness and so people continue in desperate attempts to shrink their bodies. People have gone to extreme measures such as stomach stapling, liposuction and starvation diets to

  • America’s Insatiable Appetite for Cocaine

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    America’s Insatiable Appetite for Cocaine Where does Coca-Cola get its name? Why was it created? In 1886, the Georgia pharmacist, John Pemberton, designed Coca-Cola as a headache remedy and a stimulant. The original beverage contained cocaine and was used both as an intoxicating beverage and a medically useful tonic. The effects of the drink helped make it popular. Only in the early twentieth century was the drug eliminated from the Coca-Cola recipe and replaced with increased amounts of caffeine

  • The Human Soul: Appetite, Reason, And Soul

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    differentiated life from the dead. The human soul, Socrates claims, is made up of three parts: appetite, reason, and spirit. The appetite of man consists of his basic, innermost desires such as hunger, thirst, and lust. As Socrates explains, “each appetite itself is only for natural object” (Book IV, 437e), meaning that an appetite such as hunger is for food, but not relating to a specific type of food. Appetite is very fundamental and is found in the souls of both humans and animals. What separates a

  • Appetite for Destruction: Childhood Obesity

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    As little Johnny stands in front of the refrigerator, he is faced with a tough decision. He must decide between the shiny, red apple and the pudding cup with his name written all over it. Johnny reaches for the pudding cup without any hesitation and heads straight for the living room to watch some television while the sun continues to shine bright on a beautiful, spring afternoon. What is wrong with this picture? Clearly little Johnny needs to reevaluate his snack choice and how to spend his afternoon

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Daniel Stone's Our Big Appetite For Healthcare

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    Daniel Stone, a practicing physician in internal medicine, writes “Our Big Appetite for Healthcare” to argue how California’s healthcare needs to change. In the article, Stone discusses how California’s “more is better” health care is costly, inefficient, and insignificant. The author creates his argument with the methods of appeals; logos, a logical appeal, and ethos, an ethical appeal. Stone establishes his argument by mainly using logos with indicative reasoning to support his argument. Stone

  • Iago, Man’s Animal Appetites, and the Great Chain of Being in Shakespeare’s Othello

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    tools in awakening the baser passions of those he manipulates, they are hints that expose to us Iago’s ranking as the villain of the piece and they are windows into Iago’s character, revealing his internal struggle between human reason and primal appetite. Iago’s animal imagery is one of the major devices he uses to control his victims, as it helps him call out their rasher, more impulsive and more violent sides. In Othello, Iago commands the action indirectly, using others as puppets to do his

  • Lewis Hyde’s Trickster Makes This World: An Appetite for Freedom and the Intelligence to Overcome

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    of Appetite” in which the first line reads, “The trickster myth derives creative intelligence from appetite.” During the time of William Bradford, separating from the Church of England by law is considered an act of treason. Bradford will become part of a group, known as the “Separatists,” who did not wish to follow the national church. This group will encounter many difficulties in their escape of religious persecution and search of freedom. William Bradford reveals the Pilgrims’ appetite for

  • The Effect of Water and Glucose Solution During Moderate Intensity Exercise on Post-Exercise Apetite

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    post-exercise appetite. Methods: A male participate (Age: 24yr; BMI: 20.5kg/m2; VO2max: 57.7ml/kg/min) completed one preliminary VO2max test first. After that, complete two main trials separately with different solution. Participant had to cycling at 55% VO2max for 30 minutes and resting 30 minutes. During the whole experimental period, participant consumed total three times solution at the beginning, 15th minutes and 30th minutes of the test. Moreover, body weight, blood sample and appetite test scores

  • Glaucon Analysis

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    things, which Socrates refers to as the appetite. He uses food, drink, and wealth as examples which this aspect of the soul desires. This appetite is short term primal wants. In the ideal city this is analogous to the common people, such as farmers and potters. Socrates describes the ideal city as one that would know to “clothe the farmers in purple robes, festoon them with gold jewelry, and tell them to work the land whenever they please” (420e). The appetite of the soul is what causes the farmers