Broader Perspective Essays

  • Mass Extinctions On The Earth

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    Cretaceous (geological symbol, "K"), and Tertiary ("T") periods. This mass extinction is usually referred to as the K-T extinctions. The dinosaurs became extinct during the K-T mass extinction. To examine how the K-T extinctions fit into a broader perspective, please see the The cause of the K-T extinctions is one of the great mysteries in science, and many scientists have proposed theories to account for it. Theories span a vast spectrum of causes including: sea level change, supernova explosions

  • Access to Information - The Widening Gap

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    developing nations but pessimists feel that the internet offers no new potential for developing nations but rather it reinforces existing divisions of inequality. Various positive and negative outlooks will be delved into in this essay to give a broader perspective of the scenario of the global digital divide. One could also very well argue that information technology will not stop spreading around the globe and in fact there are many projects and policies being put up to expand information and communication

  • Triangular Structure in James Joyce's Dubliners

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    own intent to "create the uncreated conscience of [his] race." However, in order to place the text within an appropriately expansive context, it seems necessary to examine the implications of the volume's predominant thematic elements within the broader scope of human nature. The "psychic drama" which places Dubliners within a three-tiered psychological framework ² desire, repression, agression ² lies at the root of a larger triangular structure that pervades many of our most fundamental belief systems

  • Is Vocational Education Working for High-Risk Populations?

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    retention is a goal of vocational education programs targeted to at-risk youth, it is not the most significant outcome. Data from the evaluation of a 3-year demonstration program funded by the Carl Perkins Vocational Education Act reflects a broader perspective on program success. In summarizing the outcomes of the 12 evaluated projects, Hayward and Tallmadge (1995) report that only 4 of the 12 showed a significant reduction in numbers of dropouts. The most successful outcome was the improved school

  • Many Tragic Heroes and Societal Issues Found in Julius Caesar

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    issues, which are still voiced today: suicide, peer pressure, what it means to be a good leader, and assassination. However, though each of these issues is examined throughout the play, it is by examining the characters themselves that we receive a broader perception of the play itself. The role of the `tragic hero' is extremely important to this effect as many of the characters in Julius Caesar exemplify the `tragic hero' qualities. Marcus Brutus, and Julius Caesar, display all the qualities of

  • MBA Admissions Essays - Look Out World!

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    have studied in school and college, it has been these experiences that have shaped the person that I am today. I believe that this unique blend of experiences has made me a woman with an original point of view. This blend has given me a broader perspective to and a good understanding of life and a goal to aim for. Among other things, I have this diversity of experience to offer Utah University. My most substantial accomplishment has been the success of the software upgradation project that I managed

  • Analysis of Television News

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    ratings than reporting the most significant events of the day. It is easy for viewers to forget that networks are in the business of making money first then attempting to keep the public well informed with quality news broadcasting. To gain a broader perspective on current events, people should obtain information from a number of sources, including television, news radio and a respectable newspaper such as The Wall Street Journal or New York Times. Overall, I felt First 4 News, an afternoon news

  • Narrative Voice in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye

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    According to Philip Page, even though the voices are divided, they combine to make a whole, and "this broader perspective also encompasses past and present... as well as the future of the grown-up Claudia" (55). The first segment of each of the seasonal sections in the novel begins with Claudia's memories of that season as a young girl. Her first person narration gives a childlike perspective to the story, while the simple sentences echo the primer passages (Bellamy 22): "Our house is old, cold

  • Imperialism: Historical and Biological Perspectives

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    Imperialism: Historical and Biological Perspectives Imperialism evokes images of past grandeur, expansive landholdings and wealth that do not seem to be conducive to modern-day existence. Yet as a general paradigm of behavior, imperialism may be more ubiquitous and inherent than first glance would suggest. By drawing analogy between the actions of historically imperialistic nations and bee colonies, a universal “imperialism” emerges, spanning history and nature. In the Roman Empire and current

  • Helper Reflection Essay

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    Reflection Essay The main experience I have has as a helper deal with children. I was originally a speech language pathologist major. I did clinical work with children to help them with communication and behavior disorders. I have also done volunteer work at various community centers working with children in after school programs. I worked at a church daycare for a short time as a Sunday school teacher and assistant. I have also been a part of several campus organizations that were service and leadership

  • indians By Jane Tompkins: How Bias Affect Ones Concept Of History

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    Concept of History Whenever you are in any educational situation, you are subject to perspectives and bias of the instructors. In an essay entitled "Indians," by Jane Tompkins, it discusses how different biases may reflect upon one's concept of history. It is imperative to realize that when learning, which generally involves someone's concept of history, we are consequently subject to that person's perspectives that may be a result of their upbringing. In the essay Tompkins regarding history, Tompkins

  • Perspectives of Emile Durkheim and Karl Marx

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    Perspectives of Emile Durkheim and Karl Marx The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries were full of evolving social and economic ideas. These views of the social structure of urban society came about through the development of ideas taken from the past revolutions. As the Industrial Revolution progressed through out the world, so did the gap between the class structures. The development of a capitalist society was a very favorable goal for the upper class. By using advanced methods of production

  • Various Perspectives on War in Homer's Iliad

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    Various Perspectives on War in Homer's Iliad The Iliad is a story of rages of Achilles and the War of Troy. Thanks to the techniques of the author, Homer, The Iliad is very colorful, romantic, and it makes the readers imagine the ancient Greeks and their times of war. Homer is believed to be the author of epics other than the Iliad, although their authorship remains uncertain. Historian believes that Homer probably lived in the eighth century, B.C.1 (Discovering World History). However

  • Hidden Biases

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    My Insight Into Hidden Biases Lisa Chouinard University of Central Florida My Insight into Hidden Biases In this paper, I am writing about my own personal experiences and perceptions of biases and prejudices. Although I have some experiences with biases and prejudices, the idea of hidden biases is a new concept for me. I will be merging what I already know with the new concepts that I have learned from the website. Knowledge Gained Learning bias at the toddler age – This definitely explains

  • Perspectives on the Book of Job

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    non-existent chance of a divine finding in Job's favour, Buber stresses how human justice and divine justice diverge.  This difference is highlighted further by discussion of how Job is made to suffer hinnam, or gratuitously, from both God and Job's perspective.7 Rather than condem... ... middle of paper ... ...sterton, G. K..  "Introduction to The Book of Job."  The Hebrew Bible In Literary Criticism.  Ed. and Comp. Alex Preminger and Edward L. Greenstein.  New York: Ungar, 1986.  449-50. Frick

  • Zen Buddhist Perspectives on Modern Education

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    Zen Buddhist Perspectives on Modern Education ABSTRACT: Many articles and books on Buddhism have been published in recent years, but publications dealing with Buddhist educational views are rarely available. In this paper, I wish to expound on Zen Buddhist perspectives on modern education. The history of Buddhist education is long and complex. In early centuries (400 BCE- 800 CE), Buddhist monasteries in India and China functioned as educational centers where vinaya, sutras and other subjects

  • Perspectives on Fear

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    “At the University of California at Irvine, experiments in rats indicate that the brain’s hormonal reaction to fear can be inhibited, softening the formation of memories and the emotions they evoke” (Baard). Sometimes I have trouble sleeping. I lie in bed for hours while my mind churns through endless streams of fragmented thoughts and memories, bits of brain matter that I do not have time for in my waking life. I have tried the homeopathic remedies. I drink “calming” teas, take showers, and inhale

  • Analysis Of The Environmental Case

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    When it comes to environmental issues there are many value perspectives and different opinions on how the issues should be resolved. These perspectives that author Judith Lazyer describes her book “The Environmental Case” includes Promethean, conservationist, preservationist, and ecological perspectives. In our class we connected topics we learned in our Environmental Policy class to the books such as “Flight Behavior” and Ecotopia in our English Reality and Utopia class. A connection I found between

  • Tuckman's Group Development Case Study

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    required from each perspective. Thus, once we began the research, everyone did a great job of keeping the group goal in mind by finding sources that could be used for every perspective. Additionally, each member kept their personal goals in mind and submitted the required research to our shared document at the agreed upon time. This was a perfect example of how we dealt with a group dialectic. Another dialectic arose when it came time to finalizing who would present each perspective. Some of the group

  • Linear Perspective

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    The term linear perspective is more common in the vocabulary of artists. It is a method employed by artists to create an illusion of depth on a given flat surface. Drawings are usually two dimensional but employing this technique gives the specified art a three-dimensional feeling. Linear perspective helps the drawing gain a more realistic feeling. Aside from depth, linear perspective gives the drawing texture, gradient and relative size. This mode of art was invented by Filippo Brunelleschi, an