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    through life experiences and are not going to alter their ways for any one person or societal pressures. Works Cited Allison, Dorothy. “What Did You Expect?” Convergences. Ed. Robert Atwan. 3rd ed. Boston: Bedford, 2009. 588-94. Print. Bechdel, Alison. “Old Father, Old Artificer.” Convergences. Ed. Robert Atwan. 3rd ed. Boston: Bedford, 2009. 254-77. Print.

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    A Path to Enlightenment

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    William. “The Critic at Work.” The Writer’s Presence. Ed Donald McQuade and Robert Atwan. 7th ed. Boston and New York: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2012. 946-948. Print. O’Connor, Flannery. “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.” The Writer’s Presence. Ed Donald McQuade and Robert Atwan. 7th ed. Boston and New York: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2012. 930-942. Print. ---. “The Writer at Work.” The Writer’s Presence. Ed Donald McQuade and Robert Atwan. 7th ed. Boston and New York: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2012. 943-945. Print.

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    Weak Enforcement of the Bankruptcy Laws

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    commiting the frauds are also making bankruptcy look bad.  While in reality, it is one of the best ways for people to get back on their feet.  More states need to focus on investigating their bankruptcy frauds and then prosecuting them. John R. Roberts, a bankruptcy attorney, states that "bankruptcy is nothing more than a fresh financial start.  It is designed to help those who are in debt beyond a reasonable means to pay" (online).  This is only if the person in debt didn't get there through anything

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    President and CEO of Vermont Teddy Bear Company in 1997. The Chief Financial Officer, Elisabeth Robert assumed the title with her vision for the future being cutting cost. Roberts decision was to explore offshore sourcing of materials and manufacturing alternatives to lower the company’s cost of goods sold and to broaden its available sources of supply (Wheelen and Hunger, 2006, p22-6). Elisabeth Roberts also thought they were not only in the teddy bear business but the gift business. She defined

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    Savage Contradiction in Heterotopia

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    the 1930's, the myth of "the people" was born. This myth stressed the importance of unity, and glorified the notion of "average," as evidenced in a prize-winning essay describing "the typical American boy," written by an eighth grader named Alfred Roberts, Jr., for a contest sponsored by the 1939-40 Fair New York World's Fair. This document, which claims that a typical American boy should be courageous, dependable, and loyal to his beliefs, was "clearly reflective of the values the Fair held dear"

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    Inequality of Wealth and Income Distribution in America Every American dreams of finding a job that pays well enough so that they may comfortably take care of their loved ones and themselves for years to come. Most Americans hope to find some way to make a living that they enjoy, something that they view as productive. Unfortunately, many do not have this luxury. In our society, a good portion of the population is forced to hold the base of our country in place while hardly being redeemed for

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    The World Connected

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    as that message can be forwarded: these were the dreams of J.C.R. Licklider; the dreams that became reality (Jonscher, 154). In 1966, just four years after the origination of the first idea, Licklider's dream of the Internet was adopted by Larry Roberts, project manager for the U.S. Defense Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), and together they became the pioneers of the "Galactic Network". When Robert's proposal was accepted by the other members of the agency, a plan went into

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    history pirates have terrorized the world’s seas. There are few men that have been feared as much as pirates were. Names such as pirate, buccaneer, and privateer were given to these men and women that terrorized the seas. Black Sam Bellamy, Bartholomew Roberts, Jean Lafitte, Stede Bonnet, and Ann Bonny are some of the most feared names know to man. These were the names of pirates that dominated the seas during the 1600’s and 1700’s, a time known as the “Golden Age of Piracy.” However, one of the greatest

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    Decision-Making Model Analysis

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    alternatives. The opportunity offered a pay increase. It was a tough decision. Now, while I didn’t realize it I actually used a decision-making model to decide upon my best option. Rick Roberts, Director of Career Services at University of North Florida designed a 7-Step Career Decision-Making Model. Roberts believes information is power in decision-making. He states, the more information you have the easier the decision....

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    Insomnia

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    INTRODUCTION Stephen King’s Number One Best-Seller, Insomnia, is a book about an elderly man named Ralph Roberts who begins to suffer from early waking. This form of insomnia grows into a terrible problem for Ralph as he begins to awaken earlier and earlier each morning. People begin to comment about his health and sickly appearance. Many take it upon themselves to recommend old-fashioned home remedies that aren’t supposed to fail. Ralph attempted everything from staying up all night (much to

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    Compare The Young Ravens That Call Upon Him and When Twilight Falls Upon The Stump Lots Sir Charles G.D Roberts' stories "The Young Ravens That Call Upon Him" and "When Twilight Falls Upon The Stump Lots" are similar in a lot of ways. The point of view in the Young Ravens story is told from the eagle, the point of view in the Stump Lots is omniscient. In the "young ravens" story the eagle is the protagonist and the ewe is the antagonist. In the "stump lots" story the bear is the

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    Are You Experienced?

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    solos worth listening to by any new or Experienced fan. Chas Chandler chose the quietest song on the album to give the world its first taste of Jimi Hendrix's talents. Its first single, "Hey Joe", a song written by turn-of-the-century bluesman Billy Roberts debuted at number on the pop charts. No other song written or performed by Jimi Hendrix had as much success as this one. It topped out at number 2, behind the Beatles' "Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds". When there are other people around, it makes

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    Liberia

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    Soon, however, conflicts arose between the settlers and the society in the United States. By the time Joseph Jenkins Roberts became the first black governor in 1841, the decision had been made to give the colonists almost full control of the government. A constitution modeled on that of the United States was drawn up, and Liberia became an independent republic in July 1847. Roberts was its first president, serving until 1856. Liberia was recognized by Britain in 1848, by France in 1852 and by the

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    The Business Internet

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    did most of the work (Moschovitis et al. 61-62). ALOHAnet was another network forming at just about this same time. Ironically enough, Robert Taylor, the man at the head of the company that funded ARPAnet, also got interested in another type of data transfer called packet-radio. This type of communication used radio waves and intrigued the army. Larry Roberts, who succeeded Taylor, enlisted Bob Kahn into his team to help him develop packet-radio networks. Kahn then envisioned an even bigger

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    environments (see Note 1 below) or as leading miserable short lives during which they were at the mercy of those environments, archeology tells us that humans have been interacting with and affecting their environments since the beginning. As Neil Roberts comments, humans' impact on landscapes began "even before…landscapes had become recognizably modern." (Note 2). My purpose in this paper is to illustrate some of the ways ancient humans, using a variety of technologies, altered the environments

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    People tend to disregard the elderly. We think of them as frail, just shadows of their former selves. Some think of them as only caring about themselves, and the weather. We judge the elderly, but we need to learn to listen to them. I began to understand this fact when my grandmother became ill. In the last years of my grandmother's life, she was bedridden. I was worried about her and began treating her like a fragile piece of china. When people saw her, they assumed she was a weak, hard-of-hearing

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    Traditional Publishing vs. e-Publishing

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    Wide Web, allowing for minimal work to exposure time lapse, and a more one-on-one approach to reading. e-Publishing is a powerful medium, and its siren-call is a hard one to resist. "..the new media’s appeal to writers goes beyond dollars," Paul Roberts writes, "There’s the allure of a sexy new technology, sharpened by a fear of professional obsolescence. The fact is, multimedia can do things the printed page never even dreamed about. It’s digital, which means that obscene amounts of data can be

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    Use of Setting in "The Shawl" and "The Portable Phonograph" In literature, setting is often used to enhance or develop characters, provide realism, and create a mood or atmosphere for a story (Roberts 256). Two short stories, "The Shawl" by Cynthia Ozick and Walter Van Tillburg Clark’s "The Portable Phonograph" explore victims of war in the vivid settings that the authors have created. Although both works are vague as to geographic setting and place in time, the authors’ detailed descriptions

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    Arts High School in Miami; and Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professionals in Houston are three schools that combine rigorous academic coursework with career and technical education through hands-on activities set in real-world contexts (Roberts 1999). In this way, "students can combine what they're learning in the field or laboratory with basic writing, science, and math skills" (p. 22). "Curriculum integration, contextual and applied learning, tech prep, and team teaching have increased

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    High-fi Cy-fi

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    unfolds wings of enchantment and uncoils a sinewy body of treachery and suspicion that is adept at drawing the attention of anyone who has an interest in science fiction or adventure. Cyberpunk is a form of science-fiction that is described by Garyn Roberts as "characterized by tough characters in tough worlds (Intro 1006)." The toughness of cyberpunk heroes can be related to the detective fiction stories of the 1920’s and 1930’s. This particular genre is also characterized by themes of technology, particularly

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