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    I Beat the Odds

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    I Beat the Odds Often times I ask myself if the education that I have received was ever worthwhile. I have always received a public-school education. As a matter of fact, I went to a junior high school and high school which was close to the university I am currently attending: the University of Southern California (USC). Growing up, the University of Southern California seemed like an impossible dream. The education I received was insufficient to prepare me for the

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    Odd Couple

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    Odd Couple Themes and characters are most often the key factors that influence a writer's work. Most of the time the author has no control over this influence. This is clearly shown in Neil Simon's play, The Odd Couple. Not only is Simon's own life depicted in his play, but also the lives of those close to him, can be parallel to his work. Neil Simon's life is depicted in his characters and themes of his play, The Odd Couple. Marvin Neil Simon was born in the Bronx on July 4, 1927

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    short story, "A Worn Path" Eudora Welty's plot is not all that clear in the beginning, but progresses as her character carries on against the overwhelming forces against her. In this short story a black elderly woman, Phoenix Jackson, must overcome the odds against her as she valiantly travels through many obstacles in order to contribute to the wellness of her grandson, for whom she is making this trip down "a worn path." It is at this point that all of Welty's readers' hearts open up to this poor, elderly

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    Dean Koontz's Odd Thomas

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    Odd What does it take to make a human who they are? What influences affect each person in this spinning world of ours? Is it the parents and how much love each applies to raising an individual? Is it the environment to which they are born into? Humans are unpredictable at best, and when someone says they have humans figured out, they are proven wrong. We are creatures of habit who are never the same because of the very influences around us. In Dean Koontz’s book Odd Thomas a young man’s life is

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    Odd-eyed Cats

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    described two different-colored eyes that are on the same being. Heterochromia is most commonly found in cats. Instead of calling the condition heterochromia, the term often used for cats is “odd-eyed”. Along with heterochromia, however it has been supposedly known to be linked to other disorders, such as deafness making odd-eyed cats can be more vulnerable to. While heterochromia is usually present when the disorder; deafness is found, heterochromia in cats does not stimulate hearing loss than normally would

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    Ever At Odds: The Conflict and Reconciliation of Science and Religion in Paradise Lost and The Blazing World Throughout history, scientific theories and spiritual beliefs have often been at odds. Even today, most people are faced with the difficulty of reconciling their religious beliefs with modern science. In the 17th Century, when scientific thought was in its infancy and religion was the established source of knowledge about the universe, this conflict was of particular interest to writers

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    Betting And Fixed Betting

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    Fixed odds betting and Due Column betting Gambling has been around in our societies for a very long time. Over the time as the stakes involved in gambling rose, so did sophistication in rules in how to gamble rose. Although rules that came into force to govern how to gamble were helpful in reducing the number of complaints for foul play, other rules in terms of how to gamble are more informal and can also be considered as strategies. Louis Pasteur reminds us that ‘Chance always favors the prepared

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    Risk Taking

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    acceptable and unacceptable risks. Acceptable and Unacceptable Risks There are several ways in which one could define which risks are acceptable. One could say, for example, that the only acceptable risk is one for which the odds of success are greater than the odds of failure. Another definition of acceptable risk might be a risk that does not harm one's future. We might also say that the only acceptable risk is one where the aggregate happiness is increased, thus increasing the moral good

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    those who took a stand against society in order to further their cause. One example of this is Galileo facing the Inquisition of the Catholic Church due to his deep-seated belief in the heliocentric universe. His willingness to face all odds is what made so many become believers in his theory. Galileo did not back down, instead he chose to stand and fight for something he considered right. This is an admirable trait; however, he was not the only one. In our most recent selection

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    Texas Holdem Excellence

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    How do we define odds to ourselves? Are they things that happen because they are suppose to or are they things that were written and statistics made them happen. Odds and statistics play major roles in almost every event in life. They affect everything from who we marry and how long it lasts right down to what shoes we wear. These odds and statistics are very noticeable to everyone especially in a game of Texas hold'em poker. The game has some skills involved but the odds still apply to the type

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