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    The Essence of Reality We all know the old adage, if a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? We take it as a fun riddle, or a topic to start conversation at a party, but in reality it is the tip of the iceberg of the complex theories on the perception of reality. It explores the idea of object permanence, and if there is no outside observer, how can we know at all if the tree exists without us. These questions cloud what we think about reality, and make us wonder

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    Today's Realities and Yesterday's Models

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    Today's Realities and Yesterday's Models Today's realities do not necessarily fit yesterday's models. In a universe where shifting paradigms are the norm, scientists are in continued search to establish cause and effect relationships between events that can be modeled. We see behaviorists scurrying for specific reasons as to why two youths could commit such heinous acts in Colorado. Their existing models could not predict such atrocity. Meteorologists and environmentalists are developing an

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    The Glass Menagerie  is a play that is very important to modern literature.  Tennessee Williams describes four separate characters, their dreams, and the harsh realities they faced in the modern world.  His setting is in St. Louis during the Depression-Era.  The story is about a loving family that is constantly in conflict.  To convey his central theme, Williams uses symbols.  He also expresses his theme through the characters' incapability of living in the present. The apartment

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    MULTIMEDIA AND VIRTUAL REALITY Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment. On a computer, virtual reality is primarily experienced through two of the five senses: sight and sound. The simplest form of virtual reality is a 3-D image that can be explored interactively at a personal computer, usually by manipulating keys or the mouse so that the content of the image

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    personalities; rather, they are relatable descriptions of everyday people. The situations may sometimes be dramatic, but no more so than in real life. The settings and the surroundings in the town of Middlemarch are also appropriate with those of reality. The aspects of reality and realism throughout Middlemarch provide a much stronger connection and relationship with the reader. The impression given by the community in Middlemarch is similar to that of a small tight-knit community almost anywhere. In a smaller

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    The Metaphysics of Reality The most creative respond in my opinion came from a venerable 9 years old soul Eshal Ahmad, “Reality is what you want it to be, there isn’t a right answer. It varies from person to person.” Jan Westerhoff, the author of Reality, A very short introduction called this the 1984 definition of reality. “Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else. Not in the individual mind, which can make mistakes, and in any case soon perishes: only in the mind of the party, which is

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    Different Brains, Different Realities?

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    Different Brains, Different Realities? Most of us go through our days not questioning why separate aisles in toy stores are designated to boy-toys such as puzzles and blocks and girl-toys such as dolls and tea sets. We do not always consciously notice that men dominate certain professional fields while women do others. And why are there a higher percentage of gay men (or more "feminized" men) in the dramatic, passionate world of the performing arts? Are these sex trends all enculturation? If

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    Essay About Reality Shows

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    whole point of these reality shows would be showing us as an audience, that some shows give off ideas in the brain such as pawning for money ,and others show that it can be worse than others, like raising a child. People who watch these kinds of shows are getting a huge kick out of what others do not, as in money. In America these type of shows are popular because they are feeding of people 's minds, and showing the start of people’s hardship lives. Several people watch reality shows and see the true

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    written in 38 BC. The dialogue start out with men that are trapped in a cave and have been there their whole lives and are chained to only see their shadow as false realities. Suddenly, a man is unchained and is dragged out and discovers the truth to tell the other people in the cave. Throughout the story Socrates displays a false reality fed by the shadowcasters to the chained people; and the chains being broken to him finding the light. The Allegory of a Cave shows that most people have a hard time

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    Augmented Reality is better than virtual reality for treatment of human psychological Introduction Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are now popular in the general audience as well as in the research fields. The basic goal of Augmented reality is to improve the user’s perception of and interaction with real world by providing the real world with 3D virtual objects that appear to coexist in the same space as the real world. Virtual reality is a high-end

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