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  • Adverse Situations and the Formation of Culture

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    no hunger for them, no discrimination, no infant mortality, no predators, no droughts. As far as they know, their only enemy are the people around them competing for the same jobs, resources, and mates. Genuine culture cannot emerge in these situations. Instead, we end up with something that looks a lot like culture—a common language, beliefs, some customs, ways of greeting and acceptable conversation. However, for these people, this commonality does not serve the purpose of culture. Instead,

  • Ambiguous Situations in Shakespeare's Macbeth

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    Macbeth's Ambiguous Situations The audience finds in William Shakespeare's tragic drama Macbetha number of developments and words and situations which are equivocal, unclear, unintelligible. This essay will explore and analyze these parts of the play. L.C. Knights in the essay "Macbeth" mentions equivocation, unreality and other possible causes of ambiguity within the play: The equivocal nature of temptation, the commerce with phantoms consequent upon false choice, the resulting

  • An Examination of Deontology and Utilitarianism in Deeply Moral Situations

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    An Examination of Deontology and Utilitarianism in Deeply Moral Situations Samuel Adams (1722 - 1803), an American patriot and politician, once stated, "Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason"[1]. This statement is significant, as it undermines two of the primary ethical doctrines in philosophy - the deontological perspective defended by Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804) in Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals (634), and utilitarianism, supported by John Stuart Mill (1806

  • The Principles of Situation Ethics

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    The Principles of Situation Ethics For centuries people have based their moral rules on religious grounds, for example the Decalogue or Ten Commandments. However, at the end of the last century an alternate base to peopleÂ’s morals was offered, called Situation Ethics. Situation Ethics was an idea developed by a man called Joseph Fletcher, an Anglican Theologian. Situation EthicÂ’s is considered to be a compromise between Anarchy and Totalitarianism. Fletcher rejected the idea that people

  • Irony of Situations and Satire in Chaim Potok's Promise

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    beauty, it was picked.  The conflict is that the rose wasn't seen at its most beautiful stage by the one who nurtured it.  This rose can symbolize any one sacred thing to one's heart.  The author of this poem, Paul Lawrence Dunbar uses irony of situations and satire in this particular poem.  The red rose that was picked by the inconsiderate child portrays the feelings of parents losing their offspring before complete maturity. In this poem, the rose symbolizes a child as it grows and develops

  • The Current Situation at AcuScan

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    The Current Situation at AcuScan This memorandum reports on the current situation at AcuScan regarding the short-term budget crisis and development of the iScanner for use in the retail setting. It will summarize the situation, discussing key points in the decision-making process and recommending actions that can be taken to address the problems described. The underlying problem is we have failed to continuously improve market share through the development of new products. The overall 40%

  • Curves - Situation Analysis

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    Situation Analysis: Client Analysis Curves International is a world-renowned women’s only fitness center, a pioneer in the “express workouts”. Curves target client base consists of all types of women; from the busy executive to the ultra busy soccer mom, and most importantly, Curves caters to women who overall want to be healthy. Curves makes exercise fun and beneficial for women regardless of fitness goals. Curves clients perceive it more than a “gym”, but as a support group and a social outing

  • Character Situations in One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

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    Character Situations in One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich In One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn creates many characters that are memorable to the reader because of both their personal situations and their responses to those situations. Through characters such as Ivan Shukhov Denisovich, Fetyukov, Aloyska the Baptist, and the two Estonians, Solzhenitsyn explores the varied reactions of the characters and the effect of these reactions on other characters' perceptions

  • Situation Analysis And Problem Statement

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    Situation Analysis and Problem Statement Global Communications feels the pressures of the industries with trying to keep up with its competitors and watching its stock prices fall. Yet the stockholders are giving them a lot of pressure to correct the problem. They need to offer better services than what their competitors are providing to their customers. This paper will discuss the background, the problem, and the end goals. Situation Background (Step 1) The entire telecommunications industry

  • Discussion and Analysis of British Situation Comedy

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    (Pronunciation Key: s,i,t-k,o,m ) Sit-com (Informal noun, abbreviation) A situation comedy Synonyms (Comedy): takeoff, witticism, send-up, slapstick, hoopla, facetiousness, play on, drollness. Encyclopaedic Definition: British Sitcom A British sitcom is a situation comedy (sitcom) produced in the United Kingdom. The genre can be difficult to classify as it covers a wide range of styles and situations. A common factor is the exploration of social mores, often with a healthy dollop