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  • Uncertain Lives

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    Rolf is a ten year old fifth grader at Lafayette school. Everyone who talks to him will later comment on how incredibly smart he is for his age. Rolf loves reading anything he can get his hands on. He loves school, and excels in the classroom. He dreams of becoming an astronaut. However, Rolf faces many challenges every day in his young life. He is one of the 45% of students at Lafayette that are considered below the poverty level. He wrestles with a speech impediment that may be present because

  • The Uncertain Future of Cloning

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    The Uncertain Future of Cloning One of the most crucial aspects of today’s society is the advancement of scientific capabilities. There are many people in the world today that would not be alive if it were not for science. Over the last four decades there have been tremendous improvements that have enhanced the ease of human life. With all of these scientific improvements, there are still those that oppose the results that occur from science. One of the more controversial scientific

  • Nasa And An Uncertain Frontier

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    NASA and an Uncertain Frontier. Throughout its history, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have been associated with spectacular feats and horrific disasters in space exploration. It has received great praise for its successes and harsh criticism for its failures. NASA once the leading agency in space exploration is one of those agencies that is either loved or not wanted. Whether you love it for its scientific and technologic achievement 's or hate for the cost in money and lives

  • Uncertain Vision and Reality

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    truthfulness or become self-aware enough about the world we live in to overcome a predetermined destiny? Perhaps one day we will, but until then we can depend upon playwrights to use the literary devise of uncertain visions to challenge our reasoning and provoke our imaginations. The uncertain vision used by Sophocles’ in the tragedy “Oedipus the King”, was created through a prophecy foretelling of Oedipus killing his father and marrying his mother. When King Laius is told of the prophecy, he orders

  • The Uncertain Future of Nuclear Power

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    The Uncertain Future of Nuclear Power Dwight Eisenhower launched the Atoms for Peace initiative in 1953 with a bold declaration: “the atom stands ready to become man’s obedient, tireless servant, if man will only allow it” (Joppke 709). After a frenzied ride on the coattails of the development of the atomic bomb, nuclear power was poised as the technology of the future, human ingenuity powering growth in a new era. Half a century and a few oil wars later, the United States stands proud as a

  • The Uncertain Future of Quebec Culture

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    The Uncertain Future of Quebec Culture Gaetan Tremblay, a professor of communications at the University of Quebec at Montreal and deputy manager of the Group of research on cultural industries and social computerization (GRICIS), is a leading researcher for public policies in the field of communications. Tremblay is an advocate of public policy that defends against cultural imperialism by countries such as the United States . In particular, Tremblay studies the effects of the media on culture

  • Causes Of Death : Uncertain ( Ty )

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    Airely Beltran Social Influence. Cause of death: uncertain (ty): I think this concept has happened to many people, due to uncertainly developed through lack of familiarity with the situation. Personality I have done it multiple times when I go over to a bigger city. For example, this past summer I experience this while I was in Seattle. Seen someone laying in the ground and asking for help its different when you see it face to face. Even though I wanted to help I felt into what its called Pluralistic

  • The Uncertain Future of the Camera Cinemas

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    The Uncertain Future of the Camera Cinemas Nestled in the center of downtown San Jose sits one of the cities few cultural landmarks worth saving. The Camera Cinemas have been an institution since 1975. They serve as the unofficial home to San Jose’s small, but popular independent movie following. Unfortunately, they are at risk of being shut down for good if a new home can not be found in the next few years. This paper discusses the historical fight the Camera Cinemas have had to endure

  • Social Security and Retirement: An Uncertain Future

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    warning signs, examining this subject thoroughly, and applying critical thinking skills, one can come to a decision on his/her own. Granted, retirement may be decades away for many people, but one day that future will be confronted. To avoid an uncertain future, saving today is the answer. Americans who plan for their retirement needs, as opposed to relying on the financially troubled Social Security program, effectively add ‘Security’ within their retirement planning. A dismal statement straight

  • The Theme of Uncertain Journey in the Bean Trees

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    The Theme of Uncertain Journey in the Bean Trees Uncertain journeys are numerous in Barbara Kingsolver’s The Bean Trees. Many characters in the novel put their current lives aside to go off in hopes of finding a better one. By embarking on these journeys, the plot lines begin and end with risk taking. Taylor’s move away from Pittman and her taking Turtle, Louann not going after her husband, and the many risks of Estevan and Esperanza, create conflicts which drive the plot of The Bean Trees.