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  • Chance Or Planning

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    Chance or Planning Intelligence and planning are necessary factors in scientific research, however chance and luck are also important and somewhat necessary factors. The Autobiography of Charles Darwin and the memoir, The Double Helix, written by James Watson, prove this assertion. Charles Darwin, James Watson and Francis Crick were all intelligent men that planned their experiments, however without chance and luck their success and scientific achievement would not be as great. Intelligence

  • Chance in Philosophy

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    Chance in Philosophy Boethius' “The Consolation of Philosophy” demonstrates many thoughts and ideas that Boethius had while he was imprisoned at Ravenna. Boethius wrote of his “conversations” with lady Philosophy, who came to help cure him during his sentence. Throughout the book, she explained (or reminded) Boethius of many things such as the nature of power and the nature of fame. Many things that she explains in the beginning of the book can be summed together with the thought that God governs

  • Survival: A Chance or Choice?

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    your chance to survive or not? Everyone comes to a point in their life when they experience struggle. There are two factors that come into play during the struggle to survive. There is the acceptance of one's fate of being in that situation or the personal choices that are put forward. In dire situations one's survival depends not only on the initial chance of being at the wrong place at the wrong time, but also on one's choice to take the necessary actions needed to survive. One's chance of surviving

  • Lucky Chance

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    Both D. H. Lawrence and Graham Greene are very exceptional writers of the twentieth century. However, only one text stood out the best for me. In D. H. Lawrence’s text The Rocking-Horse Winner, there is a structure to the story. There is most definitely a big separation between upper-class and lower-class people. Throughout the text there are great examples of how one might try to fit in with the upper-class, literally trying everything they can, even if it could possible hurt them in the end. This

  • I Lost the Chance

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    I Lost the Chance My father and I are made from much the same mold. As my brother resembles my mom, I resemble my father. I inherited his enjoyment for puzzles, words and wit. I share much of his eclectic musical tastes. As I grow older, I see more and more of his traits consciously and subconsciously exhibited in me. I have spoken with my father one time in the past 8 1/2 years. Divorced parents are always a messy situation for the kids, and our family was no exception. My younger brother

  • Another Chance Of Life

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    Another Chance of Life Can there be another you? The answer is no, but by human cloning you can reproduce an offspring that grows into an exact genetically double of you. All of us want to prolong the lives of our loved ones and have a healthy newborn baby. Many infertility couples wanted to have a baby that is genetically theirs, not from adopting a child from a different family background. In the cloning technology, eggs or sperms would not be needed to be conceived by a person because any cell

  • Mellor on the Chances of Effects

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    Mellor on the Chances of Effects* ABSTRACT: In the Facts of Causation (1995), D.H. Mellor includes, as a part of his theory of causation, an account of the chance that a cause gives its effect. He proposes that this chance can be analyzed as a certain kind of conditional, a closest world conditional with a chance consequent. I show that there are problems with Mellor’s account, but also attempt to show how these can be remedied. This analysis highlights important issues concerning the concept

  • Ever Heard of Chance Music?

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    dynamics, and so forth are made functions of playing card drawings, dice throwings, or mathematical laws of chance, the latter with the possible aid of a computer. Those elements usually left to the performers' discretion include the order of execution of sections of a work, the possible exclusion of such sections, and subjective interpretation of temporal and spatial pitch relations. Also called “chance music,” aleatory music has been produced in abundance since 1945 by several composers, the most notable

  • Being There - A Bit More Like Chance

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    Being There - A Bit More Like Chance While watching the movie Being There, the viewer begins to notice just how different the book and the movie are. While the book appeals more to the reader's emotions, the movie gives a comical outlook on the problems faced in both the book and the movie. The contrast between the two places them into separate categories--a touching story about a man trapped in a world of which he knows nothing about and a satirical comedy about the very same man. The book

  • Carpe Diem: The Golden Chance

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    Carpe Diem: The Golden Chance Carpe Diem, is the expression that means seize the day, means that one should take advantage of every minute of this life. Many people do not succeed because they are scared about life. It is very difficult to accomplish anything in this life if they do not risk themselves or do not do anything to get what they want. One should enjoy this life in a responsible way. My particular carpe diem philosophy is do the right thing at the right moment. My parents have taught