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  • Fire with Fire

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    They once required a public square, a soapbox, and a daring speaker willing to stand upon it. Now some argue that a modern revolution merely requires an internet service provider, an office chair, and a savvy blogger—and perhaps the occasional self-immolation. However, while the latest technology can quickly generate the critical mass necessary for viable social change, it would be an oversimplification to assign it too much credit; that would be analogous to praising the tool and not the mechanic

  • Fighting Fire with Fire

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    changes ineffective (Stone). One proposal made, in opposition to gun control, was to not take arms away, but in fact to give them to those who can act as protective figures in a threatening situation. While many argue it is ludicrous to fight fire with fire, evaluating the heartbreaking tragedy Sandy Hook as an example, evidence proves that the result of the Connecticut school shooting could have been different if the teachers and staff at Sandy Hook were armed, and trained (Bennett). Although the

  • Fighting Fire With Fire

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    ” While there may be a lot of alcohol abuse on college campuses, not all students are irresponsible and thoughtless. Gun-free zones are the areas that are typically singled out by shooters, thus proving these zones are no more helpful than fighting fire with gasoline. Taking into consideration the fact that only law abiding citizens are the only citizens that abide by the law. If a person, bent on murder, was planning on massacring an area, they would lean towards a place where people would be unable

  • Fire

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    Fire is an important moment in my own personal history. Fire can be very useful as it is used for cooking, giving light, keeping warm, and everything relating to living; however fire can also be very harmful which can cause death. Using fire was almost like walking on a high wire. Fire was once a mystery to me. As a child, I saw people used fire once, so I thought I knew enough to use it safely; but eventually everything was going wrong; as Alexander Pope once said, “A little learning is a dangerous

  • fire

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    Fire Attack: Offensive vs. Defensive There are many different modes of fire attack and the type of mode used depends on the assessment of the situation by those first arriving on scene. The two most used and effective attack approaches are offensive and defensive. A key question for the Incident Commander to consider is the risk verses benefit when considering the approach to the fire. These factors will help the incident commander to determine which fire attack mode to use; however, the situation

  • FIRE

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    The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal is a film that was initially released for TV in 1979 and later released in 2006 on DVD. It was based on the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire incident, which occurred in New York, taking the lives of multiple individuals. It was one of the most catastrophic events prior to the terrorist attacks of 2001. Copious lives could have been spared if it was not for the negligence of the factory managers. Antiquated policies suggested managers to lock the doors in order to

  • Fire!

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    curious as ever by now, and so I was concentrating on his every move.      Holding the can out away from him, released the pungent mist of Raid. And as it came out, he burned it with the small flame of the lighter. Great balls of fire! I specifically remember saying: “That was pretty dope.” Little did I know, the good times had barely gotten rolling. This sparked my creativity, and I grabbed another can, sprayed a 2x4, and lit it next. Poof! The spray burned off in two seconds.

  • The Fire

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    a pile on top of the straw and then took a second bottle of mentholated spirit and soaked the small fire in the liquid. He pulled the single match and the match box from his pocket. He stuck the match quickly on the box there was a fizzle and the match erupted in flame. He leaned over the soaked fire he had constructed and dropped the match on to the fire. The entire fire erupted in flame the small flames began to chase each other all over the huge pile of straw and along

  • fire

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    assesses the role of fire in ecosystem within theoretical framework of disturbance. Fire has essentially been considered disturbance which represents one of the oldest forms of interaction between human and environment. This review traces the history of fire and various types of interaction between human and environment in which fire has played a central role. There are total seven sections in this review. Followed by introduction to disturbance and disturbance regime, it discusses the fire as one of the

  • The Fire

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    deafening noise. People from houses along the street ran out in their dressing gowns onto the road and huddled together to witness a roaring fire devastating the house of a family living nearby. The owners of the house desperately attempted to remove valuable and sentimental items from the burning wreck, but all was in vain as the glaring fire obliterated their irreplaceable possessions and their home. The incandescent flames suddenly erupted scattering fragmented glass