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I Want You and Only You - Dear Adam, Adam, my sweetie, my lover, and my friend. I want you to know how much I love you and why. Thank you for acknowledging my thoughts and feelings whether they are positive or negative, justified or unjustified, right or wrong. I feel safe being myself knowing I can not be perfect and you will still love me. Thank you for the time you take to give me an extra hug or tell me I am wonderful. Those silent moments recharge my senses of appreciation for you. Thank you for asking if you can help me work on my homework....   [tags: Love Letters Dating Email Relationships] 781 words
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Just Like in the Movies - Just Like in the Movies As the credits began to appear and the typical end-of-movie music started to play Anne sat quietly in her chair while the tears streamed down her face. This was not a new moment for her; in fact this is how every weekend night since high school had been spent. Most people would find something wrong or sad with this, but the truth was there was no other place she’d rather be. There was comfort she found sitting bundled up with a box of tissues and popcorn in front of whatever her movie choice of the night may be....   [tags: Creative Writing Short Story Essays] 1049 words
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Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer - ... Whether it’s at home, school, or at an event I always expect them to be there. I can never picture a time when they haven’t been there, so I never think “what if they aren’t there”. I have never realized how blessed I am to have my family and friends still here with me. It seems as though I have underappreciated their existence. After reading Into Thin Air, I viewed my family and friends in a whole new perspective and I learned that I should appreciate them for what they are worth; you never know when they can be taken away from you....   [tags: you must read this book] 517 words
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What Would the World be Like with Human Cloning? - ... To make the embryo start to multiply it is zapped with electricity until it becomes a blastocyst. This blastocyst is then implanted into a surrogate mother. Once this newborn is born it is going to be an identical copy of the donor organism. (Thompson, 2012) This process can be done more than once with one organism. This would result in more than two completely identical organisms. Another way of cloning is from Campbell Biology. It says that in order to come DNA in the laboratory, researchers first obtain a plasmid and insert DNA from a foreign DNA into it....   [tags: genetic engineering]
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Food in Like Water For Chocolate And Zorba The Greek - Title: "Tell me what you do with what you eat and I will tell you who you are" The Use Of Food To Enhance Characterisation And Relationships, In Like Water For Chocolate And Zorba The Greek. Texts: Zorba The Greek, Nikos Kazantzakis Like Water For Chocolate, Laura Esquivel "Tell me what you do with what you eat and I will tell you who you are" - the use of food to enhance characterisation and relationships, in Like Water For Chocolate and Zorba The Greek. Food is intricately linked to our lives, as we consume food and it becomes part of us....   [tags: Comparative Literature] 1690 words
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The Symbolism in “The Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway - ... The hills also symbolize the obstacles that are in the way of the two character's relationship. In the story, Jig looked at the hills and said, “They look like white elephants.” The man replied, “I've never seen one.” Then she replied, “No, you wouldn't have” (295). The hills representing her baby and the white elephant referring to the operation the man is trying to persuade her to have. Later on in the story, she looks back at the hills and says, “they are lovely hills, they really don't look like white elephants I just meant the color of their skin through the trees” (296)....   [tags: obstacles, abortion, drinks]
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Desperation in the Hills like White Elephants' Novel - The basic plot of the short story “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway, is about a couple in between stops on their journey through Spain for an unsaid purpose. The only hint to their purpose is that they are on their way to have an “operation” done for the female protagonist. Hemingway has a careful and precise way of writing (Allen 142). This specific story that he wrote is “deceptive with its simplicity” (Bloom 1). The word “operation” actually means “abortion” which gives this story a darker meaning....   [tags: ernest hemingway, desperation, abortion]
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My Relationship is Like a Terrifying Plane Trip - ... Many of my friends were telling me that he liked me, it was very obvious that I liked him, and a lot more; they talked about it like it was the most normal thing in the world. “People make out, date, and start relationships all the time,” they said; you know what else they do. They also get on airplanes all the time. When I thought about the probable costs of falling in love, ranging from arguments to heartbreak, I felt inside that I wanted to scream, "Get me out of here!" Love is kind of like flying, I felt like my feet were not touching the ground; it was like I was airborne, shaky, and I just want to have my feet back on the ground....   [tags: personal narrative] 538 words
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Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway - ... It’s just to let the air in. (2) It is effortless for The American to undermine the severity of this life changing medical procedure because he is not the one who has to have it. He has no consideration for Jig’s health or her conflicting emotions, and he clearly has no interest in the baby when he says, “I don’t want anybody but you. I don’t want anyone else.” (3) The American then says, "I'm perfectly willing to go through with it if it means anything to you,"(3) he is telling her that he will to put up with the hassle of the baby ,but cares nothing about the child....   [tags: ego, american, men without women] 1338 words
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Payday Loans: Playing Families Like an Instrument - According to CareerBuilder.com, a whopping 61% of American households lived paycheck to paycheck in 2009. That number is huge, especially since only 49% lived that way in 2008, and only 41% in 2007. Whether it is due to losing one or both household incomes or simply a reduction in the household incomes, the statistic is staggering. With families not able to adequately save for any unexpected expense that may arise, they are finding that more often than not there is more month than money. So what happens when the rent/mortgage payment is due, groceries need to be purchased, and then the car breaks down....   [tags: Finance ] 912 words
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You Are Who You Pretend To Be - I recently was introduced to a Kurt Vonnegut quote by a friend. It was mentioned only in passing and was likely meant only to carry the conversation on, but I have come back to it many times in my thoughts. The quotation was a warning: “Be careful who you pretend to be because you are who you pretend to be”. The truth behind this sentiment is far more pertinent to our lives than we might like to think. We all have visions of who we are based on what we know, how we compare ourselves to others, and how we attempt to act, but the actuality of who we are exists independently of that personal ideal....   [tags: Identity] 821 words
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Hills Like White Elephants and Good People - ... We generally associate elephants with wildlife and larger than life creatures that are not usually hidden where Jig and the “American” are staying. However, compared to the ‘white mountains’ that are frozen and monotone in color wildlife is ever changing and vibrant. When Hemingway’s uses mountains it might be because a mountain is a well ground, stable, gigantically impressive thing that is both resilient and that Hemingway can use as a metaphor of getting married, having children and leading a stable life....   [tags: Hemingway, Wallace, literary comparison] 1284 words
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Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway - The Girl’s Metamorphosis In Ernest Hemingway’s short story “Hills Like White Elephants,” Jig’s shifting focus on the surrounding landscape and environment, along with her dialogue, signifies her development from a dependent character who embodies traditionally feminine qualities, to a self-sufficient individual with more androgynous traits. The opposing landscape on either side of the train station in the Ebro river valley represents Jig’s two possible courses of action regarding her pregnancy....   [tags: girl's metamorphosis, jig's, femenine role]
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Real Estate in Fishers, Indiana - ... {How to Discover Homes for Sale|Best Ways to Look for Real Estate|Real Estate in Fishers, Indiana} {Finding the perfect home is not always the quickest or easiest task for most people.|A lot of thought and careful consideration goes into looking for the right home.|When you are looking for a good home to purchase, you will need to consider a lot of details before making a final decision.} {While the search for a home can be very stressful, there are a lot of ways to reduce that stress and make buying a new home a fun, exciting experience.|Finding a home for sale can be a difficult or stressful process, but there are lots of resources available to you that can help you along your way.|Th...   [tags: finding the right home for you] 1080 words
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Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway - “Hills Like White Elephants” is a one-of-a-kind short story. Hemingway clearly felt the need to be straightforward and direct stylistically, a trait that is said to have carried over from his work in journalism . In this story, he decided to use the third person objective point of view, making the plot both thought-provoking and confusing. One might ask, was it really necessary for Hemingway to use such a detached and vague narration. Is the third person objective point of view crucial to the story....   [tags: catholicism, symbolism, meaning]
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You Are What You Wear - ... Body The cult of luxury brand (Radha Chadha & ‎Paul Husband, 2006) outlines the trickle down theory of fashion by Georg Simmel in 1904. “In his view, styles and status symbols emerged from the upper classes and then trickled down to the masses, who imitated them in an attempt to climb up the social ladder. In the meantime the élite kept a close eye on the classes below, and promptly moved on to newer styles once the earlier ones became too common.” (Trickle down theory of fashion, Georg Simmel, 1904) Due to his point, it could be defined the “style” is the higher class trying to be unlike his fellow men, and the “popular taste” is the lower class trying to be like the same as the high...   [tags: behavioral psychology analysis] 450 words
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You are what you watch! - Imagine a distant post-apocalyptic future in which a large silver box has just been excavated from the ruins of what was once Los Angeles, a box that contains stack after stack of DVD’s with titles like Survivor, The Bachelor, Biggest Loser, The Swan, Real World, The Apprentice, and Hell’s Kitchen. What might anthropologists conclude about our 21st century society if these shows were their only glimpse into how we lived our lives. Francine Prose ponders this same question in her essay “Voting Democracy off the Island: Reality TV and the Republican Ethos,” in which she asks not only what future anthropologists might deduce, but, “for that matter,” what “contemporary TV-addicted children and a...   [tags: Media, Television Shows] 1428 words
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acting like a lady - So You Want To Act Like a Lady. For years women have been waxing, plucking and beautifying themselves for one reason and one reason only; because they think that is beauty. A woman is only classified as a lady if she can walk, talk and dress the part. The way that society has viewed femininity has changed immensely over the past hundred years, but acting like a tomboy or, heaven forbid, being strong and independent is looked down upon in the eyes of men and other women. Certain standards of ladylike demeanor have become outdated in today’s society, and women should be looked at as beautiful when strong and independent....   [tags: essays research papers] 1069 words
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Trip Like I Do - Trip Like I Do Force and counterforce, resistance and power. What is the space and relation of one to the other. Are they to be understood as in parasitic or symbiotic relation. Does the yes need a no for its function, and in what ways. Could there be a “war” on Iraq without protests of such brutal possibilities. Slavoj Žižek’s “The Seven Veils of Fantasy” provides a relation of sincere hypocrisy within but ostensibly against ideology. Fantasy squirms throughout the piece as concealment of horror, creation of horror to be concealed, and vital sustaining support of an ideological edifice....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1911 words
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You Are What You Eat: The Detrimental Effects of a Poor Diet - ... I hear those words but it sounds to me like what you eat has a direct affect on your health. In recent years the United States have become the most over feed and under nourished nation. Food is powerful. It literally can determine whether or not you live or die. But people give it more power over them than it needs. I too am guilty of this. Up until recently although I have been wanting lose some weight I could never stick to a diet much longer than a week or two because food totally consumed my thought....   [tags: nutrients, health, weight] 775 words
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Symptoms of an Asthma: How Can You Tell If You have Asthma? - The word Asthma, in its original Greek form (ἅσθμα, or ásthma) (akin to aázein) means “panting” or “to breath hard”. Panting and heavy breathing are common visible symptoms of an individual who has Asthma. “Asthma is fairly common, and can be described as chronic inflammatory disease of the airways, characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction and bronchospasm” (NHLBI, 2007). The most common symptoms of this disease are coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath, which are all visible as well as a feeling of tightness in the chest....   [tags: allergies, chronic desease, treatment]
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Where Are You Going Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates - The decisions that you make throughout life can make or break you; you just have to make the right ones. In Joyce Carol Oates story “Where Are Your Going Where Have You Been?”, the main character is Connie. Connie had an older sister but she was nothing like her. Her older sister always pleased her mom, and Connie did not care. Connie and her friend hang out and go to the shopping center or the movies. One day they decided that instead of going to the mall they would go to the diner across the street....   [tags: Decisions, Literary Analysis]
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Someone Noticed You - You’d probably never heard of me, but perhaps you’d seen me before. I was that girl sitting in the back of your English class that one year. For all the time I spent sitting behind you I can’t seem to recall a single quirk about you. But I do remember thinking for a while that our teacher would never stop griping about her five failed marriages and rambling on and on about her nine cats—each named after a different romance novelist. Everyone seemed to tolerate her though. Between all of her retellings of the most dramatic moments in her life, there was hardly enough time to squeeze any actual learning in....   [tags: tragedy, gone, thoughts, actions] 537 words
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Managing Information: What You Need and Why You Need It. - Dynami Perspective DP 2.1 Managing Information: What You Need and Why You Need It. Our opening series for 2010 is going to be about management of information. Information is the trigger that causes virtually everything in business to happen. Processes are initiated, executed,and terminated based on information. Sometimes the information is inherent, nothing new needs to be communicated to cause something to happen. More often processes “wait” for information before something can begin. For appropriate action to take place information must have three characteristics....   [tags: Information Technology] 699 words
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Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been Analysis - Have you ever been so focused on achieving your dreams that you become unaware of your current situation. When we focus on the goals ahead of us, we fail to see the obstacles and dangers that are in front of us. In order to achieve our goals we involuntarily put ourselves in an unwanted situation. Connie, herself, struggles to achieve her goal of being a desirable girl that turns heads when she walks into the room. She becomes so set on being this girl that she doesn’t realize the danger of the situation....   [tags: joyce oates, eden garden, focus]
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The Birth Order Book: Why You Do What You Do - It is quite amazing how much birth order affects our personalities. As I read this book, it opened my eyes to see why my family members have the personalities that they do. Maybe you can find yourself in these lists. Everyone may not match perfectly to every characteristic. Kevin says a person is probably a first born if he is “perfectionistic, reliable, conscientious, [a] list maker, organized, critical, serious, [and] scholarly.” The second born will likely avoid conflict, be a mediator, be independent, have the fewest pictures in the family photo album, and be very loyal to peers as well as have lots of friends....   [tags: social issues, birth order]
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The Characterizaion of Connie in Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? - ... Connie’s clothes and infatuation with her own beauty symbolize her lack of maturity or knowing her true self, which in the end enables her to be manipulated by Arnold Friend. Furthermore, Connie had two personalities: the one at home and the one with her friends and the guys. Connie’s immaturity in the way she attires and behaves substantiates that Connie is the one to blame because of her personality and characterization. The two personalities that differed from each other exponentially were exemplified in her clothing and how she made it look one way at home and a different one when she went out....   [tags: character and literary analysis] 606 words
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Fear in the Media- Why You Shouldn’t Believe Everything You Hear - Fox, Msnbc, The New York Times… The news, in all its formats, dominates our lives. It’s where we get our information about what’s going on in the world. When we wake up in the morning, it’s what we leave our houses to collect; what we turn on the TV to see. We read it online, in paper, and on TV. It’s an inevitable part of life. The news the media feeds us… most often, it’s anything but hopeful. Stories about shootings in cities or children drowning in pools or terrorist attacks; sometimes, stories that haven’t even happened, stories labeled with a large ‘if’; these stories have a large effect on our lives in the fear they impose on our daily activities....   [tags: Media]
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So you Think you can tell Heaven from Hell? - Throughout the semester we have discussed in class a great deal of topics pertaining to Human Rights including the rights of the individual whether they be man, woman, child or gay, lesbian, or transsexual. We have also discussed the rights of countries and their practices and whether or not we should interfere with them considering some of these practices are brutish and are carried out in devastating fashion (Female Circumcision). As a whole the class, along with our good friend Jack Donnelly, came to a conclusion that we should interfere in the most extreme cases even if it broke the law....   [tags: Culture ]
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This Is How You Turn a Girl Into a Woman - ... Many women are the caretakers of the households. They are typically required to maintain the home, care for children, and hold a job in contribution to the family. The number of men taking on “motherly” roles families have been increasing, but the majority of women typically take on this role. Just as her mother taught her, and her mother's mother was taught, the narrator informs her daughter of the roles of a woman. “This is how to bully a man; this is how a man bullies you; this is how to love a man, and if this doesn't work there are other ways, and if they don't work don't feel too bad about giving up.” This reiterates the strength of a real woman....   [tags: Girl by Jamaica Kinkaid] 892 words
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Eat a Variety of Veggies for a Healthier You - The new food guidelines issued by the U.S. government says that all Americans eat between five and nine servings of fruits and veggies day-to-day. As soon as you hear that number, it may seem like a lot, although it's actually fit that a great number of servings of fruits and vegetables into one's daily menu. For starters, the shelves of a given grocery stores are fairly bursting with fruits and vegetables. Additionally, vegetables and fruits are some of the cheaper, most nutrient rich, foods in the supermarket....   [tags: food guidelines and nutrition] 537 words
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Have You Ever Wanted To Snowboard? - Have You Ever Wanted To Snowboard. As a lifelong snowboarder, I can tell you that anyone who is adventurous and loves the snow is qualified to hit the slopes with me. However, if you want your first snowboarding experience to be a successful one, you must come prepared. First, you need gear, but not just any gear, I recommend Burton goggles, snow pants, a warm jacket, gloves and of course a banging board. Whatever swagger you decide to wear, you are going to want to be comfortable; nobody wants to be out on the slopes in negative degree weather freezing....   [tags: Persuasive Paper] 623 words
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Why You Should Not Workout Everyday - ... However, when you are done the workout all you feel like doing is resting since you feel physically drained. By working out too much, you really don’t have motivation to do anything else because you are still tired from the day before and training every day without taking a day off can also disrupt your daily routine because one or more of your muscle groups will still be extremely sore or even in pain. For example, other activities like hanging out with friends or going out for dinner can be rather challenging since your muscles are still very sore and all you want to do is stay home and relax because you have zero motivation to get ready or dressed....   [tags: fatigue, lose weight, tone] 621 words
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Have You Ever Believed in Bigfoot? - You overhear heavy breathing and consider nothing, but fear scurries to your mind. Then another thought slams into you…. run, don’t stop that’s what you consider as you overhear it oncoming you…. don’t look back you think don’t stop and don't look back. Gradually it starts to get handier to you. You Make a sprint for it and forget about that lungful you want so bad and don’t maintenance about bruises that are forming on your legs and arms. Snap. you overhear a branch snap and suddenly you hear it to your left and right then to your left again....   [tags: jabberwocky sightings]
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Seven Habits to Make you Successful - Are you feeling as if your life is out of control. Or do you want to get your parents off your back so you might be able to live your life as you want. Each person may face many problems that make him to turn his real life off without trying to solve the problems. So, I would like to share with you 7 habits that can make you to be happy and successful in your life. Furthermore, these habits are things we do daily and some of them we don’t aware if we are having them or not. Generally, these 7 habits can help to get control of your life, improve your relationship with friends, achieve your goals and increase your self-confidence....   [tags: success, tips, ] 1269 words
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You Asked For a Poem by Larry Levis - “A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself” this quote by E.M. Forster alludes to the concept of metafiction in poetry as a whole. According to the Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms, “Metafiction is a kind of fiction that self-consciously addresses the devices of fiction…[M]etafiction does not let the readers forget they are reading a work of fiction.” Some common metafictive strategies include a story about someone writing a story, a piece of fiction that references specific conventions of a story, or characters that are aware they are in a story or work of fiction....   [tags: metafictional devices, anticipation]
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Politically Speaking, Are You Red or Blue? - Politically speaking, who are you. Most of the students on the UNI campus, and campuses nationwide, tend to immediately identify themselves as liberal Democrats. This is understandable to a certain extent. Young people tend to be more liberal. However, I cannot help but believe many of these self-proclaimed liberals are just saying what their peers and John Stewart are saying in order to fit in. I consider myself a fiscal conservative but a social liberal when it comes to certain issues, such as legalized abortion under certain circumstances and within a certain timeframe, but not used as a convenient birth control method....   [tags: personal reflections] 554 words
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What is Overpopulation? Does It Affect You? - ... It is simply the mass production of babies. But there is more. Our life expectancy has dramatically increases in the past 500 years. But no one even realizes that this is a major problem. No one is paying attention to overpopulation, and that’s only one of the reasons that it’s getting out of hand. There are people and countries that have tried to put a limit on how many children you can have, like in China, for example, they had a one-child limit. It did not last very long (Farrell 1). Should we do something to prevent overpopulation, or let the effects of our causes wipe us out....   [tags: hunger, babies, scientists] 1026 words
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Would You Prefer a Different Life? - ... “My child,” the priest said, “be thankful for the life you have. There are many who lack what you do, who would give their lives to have yours.” The sermon the priest gave the man was short, but meaningful. The words seemed to ring out, “Be happy with what you have, because you would miss it, if it were gone.” The man however did not like that answer. To settle for this life was something he had begun to resent. He had fallen short of his dreams, and married a woman who he loved, but was not in love with....   [tags: personal narrative] 1388 words
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Do You Need An Antioxidant Supplement? - You have seen them advertised everywhere. Magazines and television commercials are always displaying ads for an antioxidant supplement. Before knowing if you need them it is important to know what they are. There are powerful and much needed supplements especially for those of us who do not eat enough fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants are beneficial in keeping our bodies healthy. We are all searching for ways to improve our health and to look and feel younger. Antioxidants are meant to protect the cells in our body from damage caused by free radicals....   [tags: Antioxidants] 532 words
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What You Eat Is Your Business - Should people be held accountable for what they eat. Many believe that it is a matter of public health, but some think that it is the matter of personal responsibility. In the article “What You Eat Is Your Business,” Radley Balko argues that the government spending more money on anti-obesity measures is the wrong way to fix the obesity epidemic. He claims that people should be more responsible for their personal health. I am of two minds about this author’s claim that eating and lifestyle are matters of personal choice....   [tags: obesity, nutrition, personal health]
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Consuming Pornography: Porn and the Brain - Porn and the Brain “Consuming pornography does not lead to more sex, it leads to more porn. Much like eating McDonalds everyday will accustom you to food that (although enjoyable) is essentially not food, pornography conditions the consumer to being satisfied with an impression of extreme sex rather than the real.” -Virginie Despentes. Pornography is not a force that is relatively new, but new enough that in today’s world of modern medicine, and medical advances, we are seeing effects and by-products of pornography not formerly seen....   [tags: like a drug, dopamine]
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Welcome to the Land of Do-As-You-Please - It’s a city like no other. Here, there are no limitations. You can take what you want. At no cost. Theft. Of possessions. Of love. Of life. No government. No rules. No consequences. Welcome to the Land of Do-As-You-Please. It’s a dark, cold night, the only type of night nowadays. I guess I should be grateful that the rain hasn’t begun yet because when it does it’s likely that I’ll be one of the first to know. As I stand on the roof of this building, I can see for miles around, I can hear for almost the same distance....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 2141 words
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Thank You for Our Project, Jessica - ... Sometimes the character will "jump" from one shot to another and, subsequently, the scene appears broken and disjointed. I've trying using various camera tricks including artificial motion blur and panning to cover up some of these issues but a seldom few will still be painfully obvious to spot while watching. Given the nature of how bipedals (and in this case "hexapedals") move, any movement that doesn't flow naturally with what we're accustomed to becomes easy to spot and question. For example, a simple walk cycle (which I tried to integrate at least twice) will be impossible to ignore and not criticize if even the slightest part does not appear fluid....   [tags: personal narrative] 992 words
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The Government: Watching Everything You Do - The government — they are watching everything you do. For many people, they would think that saying phrases like this would make someone look like a crazy or some kind of conspiracy theorist. Though it turns out that these statements are true in a sense that the many governments and not just the U.S. are surveilling its own citizens and other people around the world by tracking and recording their phone calls, e-mails, and other communications. The main way this came into the light is the recent and ongoing controversy with the NSA and leaks from whistleblowers like Edward Snowden....   [tags: surveillance, United States, NSA, communications]
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Which One Would You Choose - Pretend for a minute that the superhuman world exists. Many people know the general story of Super Man and of Beowulf. We all know that they both have an enormous amount of strength. They are heroes and people around them relied on them, because they fought the bad guy. It’s also known that they come from completely two different types of worlds, and lived centuries apart. Superman isn’t even human but kryptonian which allows him to have other powers besides strength. In a dark ally being robbed, or a meteor heading toward earth, or the government (which ever kind it is) has gone whack, or any other kind of sticky situation you find yourself in, who are you going to wish was there, Superman...   [tags: Superheroes] 701 words
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I Can Telecreen You, & You, & YOU! - Ruled by fear, brainwashed by misguided half truths, constantly being watched, having no rights and no freedom of expression, and a huge division between the classes. Does that sound slightly familiar to you. Wondering if I’m talking about America or Oceania, I’m starting to wonder too as the lines in some ways are starting to blur. This paper will discuss some of the similarities and differences between the Oceanic society of Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four and the society of the United States as it stands today....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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