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    to the mid seventeenth centuries regarding the Americas and its inhabitants. The Americas had a discernable impact upon Europe, and vice versa; though neither group initially set out to change the world that was the unforeseen and wholly "unintended consequence" of discovery. The discovery of the Americas and its inhabitants undoubtedly lead to changes in the intellectual, political and economic life in Europe. The shift of intellectual thought was a slow, gradual process that continued far after

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    Unintended Consequences

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    Innumerable adolescent hearts have been shattered when the bliss of a first love ends. Though painful, the youth fortunate enough to have such an experience could have gleaned valuable lessons. Among others, romantic relationships have more potential to teach one about him- or herself, reciprocity, and empathy than those forged in the schoolyard. Although they may not be the motivation for courting, these sorts of teachings make adolescent first love an event worth reflecting upon as one moves into

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    The Tribune against Measure Q

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    down to one sentence: ‘It shall be unlawful for any person or entity to propagate, cultivate, raise, or grow genetically engineered organisms in San Luis Obispo County.” The Tribune claims that “Measure Q is a poorly written ordinance with unintended consequences of banning research on life-saving medicines.” It begins with an effective strategy of stating arguments of the proponents and responding to each, but continues with an unconvincing list of reasons to vote against Measure Q and a conclusion

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    World The progression of human development has come with its costs. The environment provides an array of resources available for use or appreciation. However, changing elements of this structure such as by removing trees can bring about unintended consequences. These alterations also can cause problems that cannot be fixed by the human population and as a result the population must cope with the loss if possible. The case study here shows how a remote system can be overwhelmed and be unable to support

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    and in the automobile industry, this is a high-profit margin. By the late 1990s, the SUV market has become the most profitable in the automobile industry. The move toward a more aggressively styled and higher riding vehicles have caused unintended consequences and risks. The risks include decreased “drivability”, obstruction of vision, and concerns surrounding safety. Current trends in vehicle design focus on addressing these problems to achieve appealing designs with the best qualities of both

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    Hydropower’s Unintended Consequences

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    Hydropower’s Unintended Consequences As more emphasis is being brought to renewable energy, hydroelectric power is often seen as a viable and clean alternative energy source. Hydro electric has been a longstanding source of power for this and many other countries. In the 1940s dams were supplying 40% of our nation’s electricity, and now they only generate about 10% (science bulletins). Hydro power can be a clean alternative to fossil fuels; however it should not be considered an environmentally

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    Organized crime, like drug dealing and other unlawful acts that are major problems in the United States can be traced back to the prohibition. The only difference is that the prohibition was alcohol dealing rather than drugs. The prohibition was a big part of American History that started with a negative look at alcohol, that then caused an uprise in the people, and still is affecting us today. The beginnings of the prohibition started long before the 18th amendment came into effect, in fact, it

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    evolved into one of the most influential aspects of human culture. The unscripted nature of competition, combined with larger than life athletic figures, has inevitably prompted fans to associate sportspeople with being superhuman. However, this unintended consequence is the where the controversy surrounding professional athletes arises. Fans, who confuse athletic superiority with a sense of righteousness, have subjected professional athletes to unreasonable moral and physical expectations. Consequently

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is hard work and part of that has to do with the distress progress can sometimes create in a family system. Yeah, that's right. We're going to look at how CBT can potentially impact a family from a systems perspective. Why? Because I'm to therapy what Ninjas are to martial arts. Actually, that's not true - I feel really guilty about neglecting the blog since getting a PS4 and Killzone Shadowfall, so I forced myself to write today. CBT is also a short-er term modality

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    incarcerations had leveled off and decrease. Additionally, due to the increase in new incarcerations, thousands of less violent prisoners had to be released. Also, there have been studies that have shown that the three strike laws have had unintended consequences. Two studies showed that the three strike law did not reduce the number of homicides. In fact, the law had the opposite effect. One study, conducted by Marvell and Moody, showed evidence that criminals who are eligible for life in prison

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    THE IMPACT OF IMAGES ON ADVERTISING KIDS PRODUCT ABSTRACT This research dissertation on the above topic will carefully examine photographs in relation to their duties in communicating messages through advertising medium, and also to improve on the method of using photographs in advertising for promotion of products and sale. To successfully be on point in the illustration aspect, photographs must appropriately utilize in a path that correspond with the text aspect in order for the role message to

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    Pity from the Holocaust A common argument for the Holocaust’s causation in the creation of Israel and generous partition of Palestine is the potential for nations to pity the Jews for their suffering. In truth, Zionism wasn’t offered any gains by the Holocaust. Not only was the genocide irrelevant to the argument of Zionism to the rest of the world, but it also couldn’t be pitied, as it was not yet understood. Overall, the Palestine question – and it was just that: a question regarding Palestine

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    Sexual Health in Civilization

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    Introduction Sexual and reproductive health deals with the state of complete physical, mental and social well being, not just the absence of disease or infrimity. The article points out that there needs to be a social impact on sexual and reproductive health services and for policy makers to be aware of these things so their can be funding for these programs and public education about it too. The reason why this is an interesting topic is because each society around the world has different groups

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    objects. Yet the syntax of classical first-order logic is not designed to accommodate tense. In this paper I shall evaluate several attempts to address the issue of the formal treatment of tense. I will seek to determine how tense is important to the consequence relations among sentences. First, I will examine Quine's approach, which tries to represent temporal discourse without extending the syntax of classical logic. Then I will look at Prior's approach, which introduces tense operators. Finally, I will

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    The Consequences of Responsibility in Dubliners James Joyce wrote a book of stories called Dubliners discussing different people’s lives in Dublin. In writing these stories, Joyce tries to portray in the characters a sense of sadness and pressure to do what is expected in society. When he wrote the book it was during a rough time in Dublin. Therefore, the issues that he discusses in the different stories show how the lives of the people were not as happy as they all wished. In the stories “Eveline

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    Religious Syncretism and its Consequences in Mayan Society When Spaniards first set foot on Mesoamerican shores in the early sixteenth century, they encountered not the godless mass of natives they believed they found, but a people whose rich spiritual traditions shaped and sustained them for thousands of years. These diverse spiritual practices legitimized nearly every aspect of Mesoamerican daily life, from science and architecture to art and politics (Carmack 295), in many of the same ways

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    Maglev Consequences

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    Maglev Consequences Magnetically levitated ground transportation, or "maglev," is an advanced mode of surface high speed transportation whereby a vehicle gliding above a guide track is suspended, guided, and propelled by magnetic forces. Because they never touch the guide track causing friction, maglev vehicles can be designed to travel at extremely high speeds, 500 kilometers per hour (300 miles per hour), or more! Americans traveled 3.2 trillion passenger kilometers (2 trillion passenger miles)

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    There are many ways that using performance enhancing drugs in sports that can affect your life and everyone else's around you. Have you ever considered what your fans would think if they ever found out you were using enhancement drugs? What about your parents, wife, children and team? Have you ever thought about the physical, emotional or overall mental health risks that using performance enhancing drugs can cause? In life there are many factors to consider when faced with the

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    Writing Style is Important

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    wants to present his information. For instance, I just chose to use the pronoun ‘he’ in this paragraph, rather than ‘she,’ or the epicene ‘they.’ I made this decision feeling that by using ‘he’ I am being as clear as I can, though I know the consequence is that I may sound sexist. The second question, why should we be concerned with style, is answered in the books The Elements of Style, by Strunk and White, and Style Toward Clarity and Grace, by Joseph Williams. Strunk and White believed in a

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    unknowability and non-spatiotemporality of things in themselves. First of all, it is argued that even by taking for granted that the Unknowability Thesis does not contradict the Non-Spatiotemporality Thesis, because the former can be thought as a consequence of the latter, this is not enough to avoid another problem, namely, that the Non-Spatiotemporality Thesis is not sufficient to abolish the possibility of thinking consistently of space and time as empirical or material. It is also remembered that

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