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  • The Groupthink Hypothesis

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    alternative courses of action²” A successful group brings varied ideas, collective knowledge, and focus on the task at hand. The importance of groups is to accomplish tasks that individuals can not do on their own. The Bay of Pigs, Watergate, and the Challenger disaster are all forms of failure within a group. Specifically, you can see the effect of groupthink of Americans before September 11, 2001. The thought of harm to the United States was unfathomable, but only after the attacks did they realize they were

  • Ronald W. Reagan And The Reagan Speech Analysis

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    a nation in grief, and both are rhetorically sound. Ronald W. Reagan is such a president that left the nation with outstanding rhetorically great speeches. One of these is his world-renowned speech given to the nation after the explosion of the Challenger shuttle January 26, 1986. George W. Bush, a president just as distinguished as Reagan delivers a speech on February 1, 2003 on a parallel account. Another shuttle, the Columbia, exploded with similar characteristics, and in much the same way, Bush’s

  • Women In Space Exploration

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    As Space Exploration advanced so did the diversity of those who entered into it. Only a mere two years after the first man entered into space the first women did, Valentina Tereshkova. After her experience in space, many more women made their mark through the Space program. Each of these talented women strived for excellence in the field of Space Exploration and has provided great role models for people throughout the world. They have made an impact not only in equality among all genders but also

  • The Importance Of Group Dynamics

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    Group dynamics can be defined as the interactions that influence the behavior and attitudes of individuals when they are in groups. This is very important in the areas of sociology, psychology, and communication studies. Several experiments and researches have been conducted that have focused on how people behave in groups. The findings have revealed that groups affect peoples’ attitudes, behavior and perceptions. Groups are essential for personal life, as well as in work life. Formation of groups

  • The Pros and Cons of Space Tourism´s Expansion

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    With the space program growing the space industry is seeing a greater demand in the market for space tourism. With these demands to venture out to space there are companies that are venturing out to make it an opportunity for humans to explore out to the stars. The world is now seeing companies making it their mission to do orbital, suborbital flights and even live in space. The space industry’s business and economics on the development of new space vehicles for future space tourism is a concern

  • Drowsy Driving

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    SLEEP DEPRIVATION & DRIVING Nothing could prepare me for the news I received six years ago about the unexpected death of my close friend Joey. I will never forget the night he died. How I had been with him just minutes before, and how his death was totally unnecessary and preventable. A few weeks before Christmas in 2001, Joey, myself and a few of my other co-workers were closing down the local restaurant we worked at while attending Umass Lowell. It had been a busy night, and we didn't end up

  • The Pros And Cons Of NASA

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    NASA and an Uncertain Frontier. Throughout its history, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have been associated with spectacular feats and horrific disasters in space exploration. It has received great praise for its successes and harsh criticism for its failures. NASA once the leading agency in space exploration is one of those agencies that is either loved or not wanted. Whether you love it for its scientific and technologic achievement 's or hate for the cost in money and lives

  • U.S. Mexican War and Explaining Theories of International Conflict

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    U.S. – Mexican War and Explaining Theories of International Conflict The United States and Mexico went to war between 1846 and 1848. The war was an essential event for both sides that participated in the war, as Mexico lost almost half of its territory to the United States, and the United States became a political super power. Two theories will be analyzed and applied to this specific case to determine whether or not they can be used to explain the conflict known as the U.S.- Mexican war. The economic

  • Man Made Climate Change Essay

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    The progressing debate on the validity of man-made climate change continues to rely on the emergence of new evidence that supports each side. While challengers of the theory of man-made climate change would argue that natural events such as some glaciers around the world actually expanding, advocates of global warming, such as James Balog, contend that man-made climate change is a crucial and ominous progression that will soon lead to the downfall of planet Earth. In fact, Chasing Ice, a documentary

  • The Importance Of Space Exploration

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    Since the beginning of time, man has dreamed of leaving the earth and exploring new places. It’s in human nature to explore things that scare and fascinate us. Humans are constricted by the bound that holds us here on the earth. Humans have been working for centuries, creating theories, and experiments helping us to explore worlds beyond our own. In 1958 seven Americans were chosen to sit on top of an ICBM, to orbit the Earth. Although, It was a difficult and treacherous path getting to where we