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    Defining Community

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    Community has always been a big part of our lives and it has been here since the day we were born. We might even live on the same street, but we grow up in different households and this results in many different views on communities. The many definitions of our community may include our home, our heritage, and even our religion. First, community is our “home.” We have been living in a community ever since we were just little babies and it has always influenced us. Communities have played a big

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    What Defines a Game?

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    never both (p. 11). One of those categories being regulative rules, which can be defined as any rule that invokes a penalty (p. 11). The other category, constitutive rules, are simply the set of rules that define a game (p. 11). Given these definitions, D’Agostino argues that through the dichotomization thesis, formalism does not provide a proper account of games (p. 12). D’Agostino begins supporting his conclusion by making an assumption through the dichotomization thesis. The main premise in

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    There are many different definitions of children’s literature and even varying definitions for literature and children! Before the nineteenth century, very few books were especially written for children. Since then, changing attitudes towards childhood and children’s development, along with the increased sophistication of print technology, have led to the development of children’s literature as a major industry. There is, however, no simple, straightforward definition of children’s literature that

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    The Essence Of Strength

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    and spiritual aspects of strength. Strength is often overlooked as simply pertaining to the first pillar, which defines it as physical force. However, to uncover the genuine essence of strength it is fundamental to search beyond the superficial definition of the word to reveal an intricately complex connotation. Too often strength is solely characterized by its first pillar, while the rest are disregarded.

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    family value. However, it should really about individual’s contentment. Many are struggling to find a satisfying career and hoping to get by day by day; so to have it all by society’s definition is nearly impossible. But with individual’s contentment, it is a contingency that anyone can have it all. Society’s definition is conflicting when it comes to who can have it all. By balancing work and family, Slaughter believes both men and women can have it all. However, she argues that it is impossible with

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    also agree with Madame Merle that what we chose to surround ourselves with is an extension of oneself. Madame Merle states, “There’s no such thing as an isolated man or woman; we’re each made up of some cluster of appurtenances.” Madam Merle’s definition of the self takes into count one’s actions, hobbies, and belongings. We see examples of this in everyday life. For example, there could be hundreds of teachers in a school and every single one of their

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    " morally bad; wicked" (Funk & Wagnalls 220). But is the definition of evil really as simple as that? Many would say that there is more to defining evil than just a few words. Evil can also be defined by a culture. If one were to study various cultures around the world, he or she would discover that each culture has a different way of defining evil. Even world politics sometimes plays a role in defining evil. But one's personal definition seems to have the most impact on what one thinks is evil.

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    High Fidelity and Music

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    it alive and in turmoil, you’ve got to pick at it and unravel it until it all comes apart and you’re compelled to start all over again” (169). When music was at Rob’s center, when he was using it to define himself, it was a destructive force. The definition was an illusion, and this strained his relationships. But when he realized he was the one who needed to define himself, music became a symbol of understanding of himself and of his relationship with Laura.

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    What is Wisdom?

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    Expanded Webster’s Dictionary defines wisdom as “sound judgement and sagacity; prudence; learning or erudition (pg 378)” What exactly does this definition mean? Some fallacies about wisdom include: confusing wisdom with intelligence, having a college degree, having common sense, or simply having life experiences. In order to prove these fallacies wrong, the definition of wisdom needs to be explored. The dictionary meaning of wisdom included the words sagacity and erudition. Sagacity, according to the dictionary

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    Analysis of Defining the ‘American Indian’ by Haig A. Bosmajian “One of the first important acts of an oppressor is to define the oppressed victims he intends to jail or eradicate so that they will be looked upon as creatures warranting suppression and in some cases separation and annihilation” (Bosmajian 347). The writer, Haig A. Bosmajian, begins his essay with these words in “Defining the ‘American Indian’: A Case Study in the Language of Suppression.” In his essay, which targets mainstream

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