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Reasons For The Anticipation Of Claudiuss Suicide - Reasons for the Anticipation of Claudius's Suicide In the tragic play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, a particular deterrent in Hamlet's quest to be rid of his regal uncle is his procrastination. This act of murder intended to set the future right is Hamlet's sole responsibility, ordered by his deceased father. Hamlet's main target throughout the play is for Claudius to commit suicide. To achieve this goal, he produces a play chiefly for the king called the "Mousetrap." This play is used as one of many tools for Hamlet's indirect manipulation of Claudius's mind....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Anticipation and Suspense in the Adventure of the Speckled Band - How does Conan Doyle create a sense of anticipation and suspense in the Adventure of the Speckled Band. The Adventure of the Speckled Band is a classic mystery novel. It is so in the way that it uses several writing techniques to create a sense of ambiguity and vagueness. Conan Doyle makes sure to leave the reader with as little information as possible and to make it hard to foresee what will happen next. This is all to have them anticipate the ending and the solving of the mystery, to keep them gripped....   [tags: English Literature] 1789 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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Tension, Anticipation, and Suspense in "Oliver Twist" - Charles Dickens wrote ‘Oliver Twist’ between 1873 and 1839. Oliver Twist is Charles Dickens second novel. Oliver Twist began as a sketch; later on chapter by chapter it came on magazine and became a serial and eventually the whole novel was published. Charles Dickens childhood was terrible; he had to work in a factory for some months. The novel exposes a lot of Victorian attitudes which Dickens experienced as he was in poverty himself. Oliver Twist suffered for nine years in the baby farm treated like an animal....   [tags: Classic English Literature] 1504 words
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Anticipation of the 2008 Election - Change Is Coming November 4th, 2008 is the date of the election that could change the lives of all Americans. Barack Obama and John McCain both came to the podium with different promises on the issues that are tearing America apart. Whom do we turn to. Who will build us back up. The election will make a big difference in American policies. John McCain, 2008 Republican, was born at Coco Solo Navel Air Station. He spent his childhood and adolescent years moving between Navel bases. He graduated in 1954, from a private boarding school....   [tags: Political Science] 1635 words
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The Foreclosure Crisis in America and Anticipation of a Difficult Recovery - The foreclosure crisis has been and will probably always be a problem facing the American population. Even if it has recently begun to be a major problem for the US as well as the global economy, it hasn’t simply sprouted out overnight. A major spark that created this crisis was the housing boom; in fact it was because of this boom that it began to take form. Since people were working for their money in the 90’s, mortgage lenders decided it was the best time for making the most money, to do this they used what is called a subprime mortgage loans to give to everyone who walked into their office, with or without proper qualification (a qualified person being one with an income to debt ratio of...   [tags: real estate] 1030 words
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Anticipating 2008 Presidential Election - Since the year 2001 the United States has been under the presidency of a republican, George W. Bush. His has a position in a number of issues including abortion, immigration, the Iraqi war, health care, and social security. On the abortion issue he believes that we should ban partial-birth abortion and reduce abortions altogether and he supports adult stem-cell research but not embryonic stem cell research. He believes that the government should have a responsibility over Medicare and Medicaid. On the topic of social security he suggests that younger workers should be able to put part of their payroll taxes into personal retirement accounts....   [tags: Political Science] 1150 words
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Slips of the Tongue as Speech Errors - Types of Speech Errors Garrett (1975) represented four characteristics of slips of the tongue. The first one is that the exchange exists between linguistic units of the same positions. For example, initial linguistic segments are replaced by another initial linguistic segment. The same generalization is applied to the middle and final linguistic segments. Additionally, slips appear in similar phonetic units. This means that that the consonants are replaced by consonants and vowels are replaced by vowels....   [tags: linguistic characteristics]
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Two Viewpoints of Death in Emily Dickinson's Poetry - Two of Emily Dickinson’s poems, “I heard a Fly buzz-when I died” and “Because I could not stop for Death” are both written about life’s stopping point, death. Although the poems are written by the same poet, both poems view death in a different manner. Between the two poems, one views death as having an everlasting life while the other anticipates everlasting life, only to realize it does not exist. While both poems are about death, both poems also illustrate that the outcome of death is a mysterious experience that can only be speculated upon with the anticipation of everlasting life....   [tags: Poetry Analysis, poets, Poem Analysis]
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Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction - The world over, people have developed into an enigma of wanting the best. No matter how basic the service is or the product, despite there being monopoly, this quest has seen every service provider fight to offer the best of the service. This is based on the realization as Gronroos (1990) points the increase in productivity has been greatly influenced over the years by external factors like customer satisfaction. This has been the advantage of capitalism. Service providers have realized that offering a service is not good enough....   [tags: Consumer Studies]
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The High Energy Rush of Gambling at Harrah's - ... After their new strategy was underway, Harrah’s spent $15-20 million dollars per year on advertising that specifically captivated and communicated the feeling of anticipation to consumers. Harrah’s was attempting to condition consumers by mentally connecting the concepts of “anticipation” and “Harrah’s” together—where if a consumer thought of one concept, the other quickly came to mind as well. This was only the beginning, however. The next and most important tactic Harrah’s used was to implement and utilize marketing tools that would facilitate customer relationship management, or CRM....   [tags: money, casino, customers] 601 words
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Exploring Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho - For this paper I chose to explore Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho because it has remained the only horror movie I’ve seen to date. I went into a couple others but immediately left; let’s just say horror is not my favorite genre of film. People may or may not always call Psycho a horror film, it may be more of a thriller to people nowadays, but I still believe the correct genre analysis is horror because it should always refer to the genre at the time the film was created and released. I chose Psycho because I spent multiple weeks in high school studying Hitchcock, and Psycho specifically, so I feel comfortable writing on it....   [tags: movie analysis]
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Application of Virtual Reality to Martial Arts for Rehabilitation - 1. What motivate the study. Virtual reality plays a vast role in creating a better future. As time goes by, it is becoming more significant to the human. In this study, the application of martial arts will be covered on. So, to be more specific, this will be focusing on two main aspects which is rehabilitation and gaming. In other words, this paper will look at rehabilitation and gaming that use martial arts as a medium. Basically, when talking about martial arts or sport science it is normally going to look at activities that will involve physical movement (Bailenson, Patel, Neilson, Bajscy, Jung, & Kurillo, 2008), anticipation (Witte, Emmermacher, Bandow, & Masik, 2012) and many more....   [tags: computer programming, gaming]
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Robotics: The Visual Simulation Displays - The visual simulation displays: • A specific agents traversability or visibility map upon request • A background image unique to that scenario • Agents moving around the workspace area • Current agent’s actions IV. METHODS The simulation’s primary goal is to confirm the author’s claim that implementing the method outlined in Failure An- ticipation in Pursuit-Evasion will provide the ability to get assistance to the primary pursuer within the visibility criteria. This claim is tested using all three scenarios mentioned above....   [tags: implementation,evasion, failure]
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Obamacare and Small Businesses - Obamacare and Small Businesses Adverse Effects Obamacare seems to have a plethora of negative elements attached to it. When it comes to small businesses, Obamacare might potentially have an adverse effect on the employers and workers. However, at this time we cannot do anything for fellow citizens that are feeling the emotional and monetary distress that they’re enduring as a result of Obamacare. There is a possibility Obamacare will have a negative impact on small businesses. Attributable to the anticipation of Obamacare, small businesses have already started replacing full-time employees with part-time employees....   [tags: business, jobs, economic choice]
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Analyzing the Hunger Games - ... The Hunger Games’ shapes ideologies that if a tribute works and trains that much harder they have the possibility of having the same luxuries as the wealthy. However how can this be true if they rich are pinning all of the young children against one another. Additionally, it can be argued that the public reaping is not for the public’s entertainment or for the pride of the district but for the entertainment of the rich. In addition, the film begins with the message stating that the citizens of Panem’s 13 districts brought these killings upon themselves for revolting against their government....   [tags: Suzanne Collins, film analysis]
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Madame Bovary and The House of the Spirits - Gustave Flaubert of Madame Bovary and Isabel Allende of The House of the Spirits both manipulate elements of genre, dialogue, and style in relation to suspense in order to comment on the romantic ideas of destiny and fate. While they both use these techniques in relation to suspense and anticipation, Flaubert minimizes the importance of fate while Allende seeks to promote it. Flaubert builds suspense for a large amount of time and suddenly destroys or ignores it, but Allende destroys anticipation almost immediately....   [tags: Comparisons, Contrasts, Flaubert, Allende] 1303 words
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Childhood Separation Anxiety Associated with Adult Anxiety Disorders - Introduction Imagine a school bus driver and his dilemma when a student refuses to get off at her stop. The first grader is frozen to her seat in tears because she cannot see her mother from the bus window as usual. The mother is standing in the yard waiting for her child as always, but sees that the bus drives away. The frustrated driver returns the child back to the school. An aggravated principal meets with the parent over the incident shaming the child as she throws her hands up in the air saying, “I have kindergarteners who walk home alone!” The distraught parent intervenes with the principal’s inappropriate statements, but leaves having to acknowledge the reality of a new manifestati...   [tags: social phobia, agoraphobia, family involvement]
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Love at a Race- What a Disgrace! - While the Romans did not have wonderful websites like E-Harmony.com or Match.com to facilitate matchmaking, the Romans did have the opportunity to find love in the numerous spectacle events which they attended. Spectacles brought large numbers of people together into a single controlled environment and provided a very easy way for people to strike up a conversation over a common interest. Moreover, spectacles served as a definite time of freedom from the normal routine of daily life and the people attending would have been in a much more jovial mood than usual....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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How to Become a Professional Racing Driver - I. Attention Getter: Ryan Newman, one of the most successful racing driver on the NASCAR grid, walked through these very corridors, sat in these very benches and considering COM 114 is an engineering degree requirement, took this very class 13 years ago before graduating as a vehicular structural engineer. II. Relating to the Audience: I believe that cars have fascinated most (if not all) of you at some point of time in your life, be it their loud growly engines, sleek looks or the sheer excitement that comes along a racing weekend....   [tags: racing driver, nascar, formula 1] 931 words
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Addiction and Compulsive Buying Disorder (CBD) - Shopping is stereotypically a pastime many women love. In the Lockhorn comic strip husband Leroy often laments about his wife Loretta’s cooking, looks, and excessive shopping. In one strip Loretta is shown carrying several bags of items with the caption by creator Hoest, (n.d.) “you knew I had no sales resistance when I married you.” Many can joke about their love of shopping but for some it is a serious problem. People will argue that compulsive shopping is a weakness. Others feel that the idea of shopping as a disorder or addiction is a ruse of the medical establishment or pharmaceutical companies to boost sales and create a diagnosable problem....   [tags: Psychology ]
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Determining the Foreign Exchange Rate - 3.1 Determinants of Exchange Rate Foreign exchange rate is the price of a unit of foreign currency in terms of the domestic currency . In a floating exchange rate mechanism, foreign exchange rate is determined in the same way like the price of any other commodity in a free market economy. Thus, change in the value of the domestic currency relies on factors like foreign exchange reserves, money supply in the economy, the central bank’s policies and differences in the interest yield on dated securities of the concerned economies....   [tags: capital, inflation, interest] 1033 words
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Executive Systems Responsible for Visually Guided Movement - A fixation is an eye movement variable that gives insight as to about the dynamics of where and how many times a subject acquires visual information. In a study by Ditchburn (1973) found that visual sensitivity declines during saccades because when the saccade is taking place the eyes move quickly and are therefore not able to foveate on specific areas. Theoretically, the greater the number of fixations, the more saccades the eyes will have to produce. Therefore a search strategy that involves fewer fixations is assumed to be more effective (Williams et al....   [tags: eye tracking, gaze, vision, action] 576 words
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Economics: The Macroeconomic Calendar - ... The normal yield curve typically occurs when investors in bonds expect the economy to expand at a healthy rate without fear of inflation. The curve slopes moderately upwards and is defined by an interest rate spread between the long and the short ends of several hundred basis points. There are slightly higher yields at the long end, compensating bondholders for inflationary risk associated with time. The inverted yield curve comes about because of two related bearish forces. At the short end the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates to combat inflation....   [tags: yield curve, indicators, recession] 1055 words
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An Analysis of the Third and Fourth Stanzas in Poe's Poem The Raven - An Analysis of the Third and Fourth Stanzas in Poe's Poem The Raven These two stanzas start at line 25 of the poem, they are the third and fourth stanzas. The persona has heard a knocking at his door, but no one was there. At this point in the poem, his fear and excitement are increasing as some voice keeps repeating the word "Lenore." It is not clear whether he actually hears some other voice speak the word, or if he just interprets the echo after he himself says it as belonging to someone else....   [tags: Poe Raven Essays] 904 words
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Editing, Cinematography, and Sound in Gladiator - Editing, Cinematography, and Sound in Gladiator The film that I have chosen to analyse is Gladiator. I have chosen to analyse the scene where the gladiators are battling in the Middle East. The scene contains many features and editing techniques which make the fight sequence exciting and thrilling. The scene begins with a medium high angle shot of a goat with blood dripping down its body. This shot frames the body of the goat and gives it a sense of vulnerability. The shot creates meaning to the viewer who can predict that the scene might contain violence or bloodshed of some sort....   [tags: Papers] 1580 words
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The Tiger - At times I have eluded to a symbol of a great and powerful saber tooth tiger, you must remember many things you perceive with the physical eye is only a facsimile or depiction of another hidden being, his personality or the strength of his empire. I speak now with caution, why. The true power of the moon is not known. Though I am a terror, prudence is my partner in an unpredictable universe. I with so much caution avoid creating anger in enemy. Here is the story. I use to like traveling and exploring the immediate solar system....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1356 words
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College Admissions Essay: Art Therapy and Animal Therapy - Art Therapy and Animal Therapy As another wave of excited, hopeful seniors pack their cars for college, the community that nurtured them watches them go with nostalgia and anticipation at what these bright new adults will make with the talents bestowed on them and with the mountains of opportunity available to them. The students are brimming with anticipation also - what possibilities await them. As I take my place with my fellow classmates, I watch my old community fade into the distance and wonder how I will contribute to my community in the future....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 455 words
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Media and the Writing Process - Media and the Writing Process When looking at a work of media, ones tries to find something that would enhance the writing process. Television, as well as cinema often lends to this process. One example of this is with the John Carpenters’ Vampires, which incorporates the use of suspense and anticipation to lure the viewer into concerning themselves more in to the story. Another example, is the television documentary Hitler’s Henchmen which uses a systematic, chronological method to tell the story of Adolf Hitler’s main Architect, Albert Speer....   [tags: Television Media TV] 425 words
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Thriller and Suspense Films - Movie genres of all sorts have evolved as time has passed, but have they all evolved equally. Since the start of the nail biting genre, thrillers have always been a suspenseful, on the edge of your seat type film, and ever since the beginning thrillers have continued to evolve into what they have always been; thrillers. The thriller genre is unlike any other movie genre, with its unique ability to blend with nearly any other genre, thrillers have always have been a successful. Unlike other genres, thrillers have found their way to the top of movie universe....   [tags: Thriller Genre]
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What is the Difference Between Realism and Antirealism in the Movie Capitain Phillips? - Q- What is difference between realism and antirealism in movie. Realism claims that what we can review about our surrounding is established in the fact that they absolutely exist. What we believe about gathered information is what we think about the actual world. It states that there is an actual world that assimilates directly with what we think about it. Anti-realism says that principles of our world depend exclusively on us, and that what you think about your world is actually only about a private world....   [tags: real life, cross-cutting, parallel editing] 1932 words
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Manage the Cultural Differences while Working with People from other Cultures - Nowadays, as we all notice that the world is getting flatter. More and more people are getting the chance to work with people from other culture. It is not only limited to the people from the developed countries like Americans and Europeans. People in the developing countries are also open to the opportunity to work with people from other culture. Understanding that culture difference is heavily rooted in people’s everyday behavior is only the first step to get to work with people. Coping the way foreigners do with the local culture is the key point to be successful in working with people from other culture....   [tags: leadership essay] 1544 words
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Gendered Discrepancies: Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors in Relation to Condom Usage - In terms of the results of Wang’s (2013) study, they mostly aligned with his hypotheses along with showing even more information than he thought would be present. For example, it was shown through the sample of women taking his online questionnaire that they were more likely to adhere to societal norms when it came to condom usage—for instance, they would be more likely to use contraception due to the fact that they would not have to deal with consequences, such as an unplanned pregnancy or being ostracized society because of as much....   [tags: male, pregnancy, sexual intercourse]
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An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge: A Manipulation of Time - An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Essay An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge: Present-Past-Present Ambrose Bierce’s An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, which is a short story released in 1890, gained much popularity over the years. It is most famous for it’s manipulation of time. Though the events in the book only take seconds, the story is over eight pages long. Time seems to slow for the man in the noose and at the same time speed up for the reader. In this way, Bierce presents his manipulation of time in the story....   [tags: Literature Review] 698 words
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Decreasing the Wait Time for Cafeteria Food at Howard University - ... Also, over the weekend, only one restaurant, Blackburn cafe, is open, although it closes early. This restricts students to eat at the same place, even when the main café barely changes their menu. The cafeteria approximately serves 3,000 of Howard’s 10,000 undergraduate students. Both main café and the annex café serve the same options hot food, vegetarian, sandwiches and a girl option. Conducting a small survey of students in the organizations I’m involved in. a rough analysis of the data showed that students preferred eating in the annex café, because of the hospitality of the workers and a smaller wait time to receive their food....   [tags: meal plan, annex, lines] 1016 words
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"The Yellow Wall-Paper": A Classic Piece of Gothic Literature - According to the definition provided in Literature and the Language Arts: The American Tradition, Gothic fiction is a style of fiction characterized by a murky atmosphere of horror and gloom and grotesque, mysterious, and violent incidents (229). A setting that evokes strong feelings of foreboding or fearful anticipation is also essential to this genre. Based upon these criteria, "The Yellow Wall-paper" is a classic piece of Gothic literature. In it, Charlotte Perkins Gilman utilizes numerous elements of the Gothic tradition to tell the story of one woman's descent into madness....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Path-Based Design: Aldo Van Eyck, Peter & Alison Smithson - This essay will provide a simple but informative definition of path-based design referring to the works of Aldo Van Eyck and Peter + Alison Smithson. It will discuss the positives and negatives that come from this design concept and propose reasoning behind the different ways the style has been expressed by these three architects. After the discussion the conclusion will provide a summarized definition of path based design and it’s key attributes. Van Eyck’s Municipal Orphanage will be the first building discussed, it’s inane ability to understand to cognitive processes among the inhabitants and meeting those criteria to create a space that stimulates the children....   [tags: Architecture, Structure, Inhabitant] 1662 words
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Four Stages of Culture Shock Faced By Immigrants - A sudden change in one’s surroundings can result in culture shock. Culture shock refers to the anxiety and surprise a person feels when he or she is discontented with an unfamiliar setting. The majority of practices or customs are different from what a person is used to. One may experience withdrawal, homesickness, or a desire for old friends. For example, when a person goes to live in a different place with unfamiliar surroundings, they may experience culture shock. Sometimes it is the result of losing their identity....   [tags: Immigration]
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A Narrative Criticism of 1 Samuel 9:1-21 - To engross oneself in the stories of the Hebrew Scriptures is to be absorbed into a world of literature, a world in which the events of many thousands of years past are relived and re-experienced in the imagination of the reader and of the listener. Within this rich ability to form our imaginations exists techniques and features identified through scholarship and used by authors to evoke, reflect, instruct and suggest this reality into its fullness, and it is the way that these are used in the narrative of 1 Samuel 9:1-21 to which we will now turn our attention....   [tags: Scripture Analysis ]
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President Obama: Not a Truly Great President - Any analyst is presented with a wide range of challenges when trying to evaluate a president who is currently in office. While it is our responsibility to pass judgment on our leaders, it is challenging to judge a current president for many reasons. Firstly, many things can occur in Obama’s time left in office that could greatly influence the public and academic perception of his abilities as president. Secondly, being located in a contemporary setting with Obama makes it a challenge to compare and contrast his presidency with others without letting our bias’ rule our judgments....   [tags: Third Way Presidency] 2069 words
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