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Antibiotic Overuse – Risks in Everyday Life - A couple times a year local and national mass media put the spotlight on problems connected to antibiotic overuse. Some people consider those problems to be real and serious, and others think that the discussed topics are nothing more than new “fashionable” subjects to talk about, distracting people from “real” problems, such as climbing gas prices or war expenses. Meanwhile, antibiotic overuse continues as a common practice among US doctors and agribusinesses for the last 20 years. The practice of antibiotic overuse has put patient’s health at risk, contributed to antibiotic resistance and increased bacterial mutation to a new, stronger level; as well as it hitting the economy with new cost...   [tags: Drugs ]
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Depictions and Contrasts of Empowerment and Heritage in Alice Walker's Every Day Use - Through the beginning of the 20th century, there was a large cultural uprising and revolution in the way of racial identity and cultural reclamation, of heritage and rejection of oppression. The shift in gears was prominent, and soon all manner of people began to turn themselves over to the resolution; inspired poets, artists, songwriters and even those in the rabble between began to change their names to re-identify with their culture, their heritage (in their own eyes and minds.) It was refereed to as a second renaissance of Black Culture, and in this renaissance there was a reinvention of literature....   [tags: racial identity, gender, oppression]
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Cristina Jenaro Problematic Internet And Cell-Phone Use by Cristina Jenaro - Cell phones have become more advanced as the times have gone forward.  Almost everyone owns a cell phone of some manner, majority of those being smart phones.  Phones can be both distractions and helpful tools to the world around one.  Colleges are usually against cell phone usage inside of classrooms, it differs from professor to professor.  In Deborah Tindell’s article The Use and Abuse of Cell Phones and Text Messaging in the Classroom: A Survey of College Students, Tindell surveyed 269 college students about Cell phone usage in college....   [tags: quicker access, classrooms]
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The Heroin Drug Market - These two drugs bleed the world more than any other for very different reasons.It is a slow painful death robbing individuals of choice and diverting billions of dollars to drug suppliers. There are plenty of drugs available in every neighborhood. They are all around us, ranging in addictiveness, deadliness, and availability. The two most damaging to society and the individual are readily available despite decades of the best efforts by the U.S. and every other nation around the world. A 16 year old can get heroin or crack easier than alcohol or cigarettes because dealers don’t I.D and often deliver (Drug Crazy, Mike Grey ) Heroin and most opiates derive from the poppy plant Papaver somnife...   [tags: illlegal drug use and trafficking]
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Psychedelic Drug Use - Psychedelic Drug Use Psychedelic drug use has been associated with the “hippie” culture for decades, but can these substances alter society positively today. Though commonly viewed as an abominable subject in society, hallucinogens are a door to a positive revolution, as studied for suppressants against depression and anxiety, links to a more powerful and spiritual connection, and propose an opportunity for a more open-minded-profitable community. Tobacco destroys the lungs and teeth, alcohol kills the liver, but use of hallucinogens lacks proof of health degeneration....   [tags: hallucinogens, PCP, LSD]
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Teenage Marijuana Use - ... Both theories go hand in hand. The stress that causes teens to start smoking might be caused by social reasons, for example having no friends, trying to fit in, etc. Both points of view neglect to include what causes the teenage smokers that are the ones giving it to their friends, the ones that are popular and aren’t stressed. Today’s research is only done on a specific group of teens not the remaining individuals and why they started and currently smoke marijuana. What the developmental issues regarding smoking marijuana as a teen: It seems every decade marijuana studies show that it has no side effects on users, in turn it become more available like when some states in America had leg...   [tags: causes and effects]
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Internet Use Disorder - Internet Use Disorder (IUD) is a wide spread issue, an overlooked issue in the 21st century it’s still not really accepted in our culture, 24 years after the Internet was invented, though it’s now a limited researched issue, that still needs a lot of funding to help resolve the undergoing addiction. Internet addiction disorder (IAD) was first proposed by Ivan Goldberg which was actually a parody Greg Beato. (2010). Internet addiction is a subsection of technology addiction said to have started in the 1930’s....   [tags: internet addiction, communication, gambling]
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The Negative Affects of Cell Phone Use - ... Studies have shown that drivers who text are twenty three times as likely to crash (Wilson and Stimpson, 2010). A similar study shows that drivers talking on a cell phone are four times as likely to get into a car accident. These alarming statistics are examples of how cell phones have impacted our driving performance. Have you ever caught yourself in the car anxiously staring at your phone because you just received a text and are dying to open and reply to it. The temptation exists for many people to reach over and make the decision to text while driving; causing many individuals to divert their attention from the road while driving....   [tags: communication technology overdependency]
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Use of Logic in Monty Python and the holy grail - Monty Python and the Holy Grail Logic affects our lives everyday. We use it both subconsciously and consciously to make decisions which can be as important as our careers, or as insignificant as what to eat for lunch. Logic can also be used in other ways. Ironically, others’ bad logic can result in us learning something just as much as we learn from our own bad decisions. This is shown in Monty Python’s Quest for the Holy Grail. One example of this ironic use of logic is with the trial of the witch....   [tags: essays research papers] 444 words
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The Use of Massage Therapy in the Treatment of Anxiety - The Use of Massage Therapy in the Treatment of Anxiety According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manuel of Mental Disorders Fourth Edition Text Revision (DSM IV-TR) (APA, 2000), Anxiety Disorders can manifest in a number of different ways including Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety. Common threads of symptoms among these disorders include heighted autonomic response, shortness of breath, excessive worry, and of course anxiety. The treatment of Anxiety disorders has included Cognitive Behavior Therapy (Saavedra, Silverman, Morgan-Lopez, & Kurtines, 2010; White, Ollendick, Scahill, Oswald, & Albano, 2009), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (Wilde,...   [tags: Mental Health ]
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The Growing Use of VFX in Contemporary Films - As of the end of 2013 the all time box office top 5 films include Avatar, Titanic, Marvel's The Avengers, The Dark Knight and Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. This is clear evidence of the audience growing appeal for Hollywood spectacle. But what is the Hollywood spectacle. From epic landscape to sumptuous interior; from visions of space, aliens and future cityscapes to explosive action and adventure: expansive vistas spread out across the width of the big screen, their presence magnified by the aural impact of multichannel sound....   [tags: spectacle, narrative, cgi] 2085 words
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The Use of Color Symbolism by Nathaniel Hawthorne - Is it possible for an author to utilize so much symbolism that it captivates the reader to the extent of paralleling the tale with their own life. The principle of symbolism is quite evident in the story by Nathaniel Hawthorne, “Young Goodman Brown”. Nathaniel Hawthorn’s work is immersed with symbolism with most of it deriving from his Puritan beliefs. The themes of sin, guilt, innocence, and lust come forth through the uses of color symbolism as well as visual clues. All of these things are dealt with in everyday life in modern America....   [tags: Writers, Nathaniel Hawthorne,Young Goodman Brown]
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Use of Ethos, Pathos, and Logos in Rhetoric - In the time of ancient Greece, there were a category of teachers called the sophists who believed that wisdom and Rhetoric could and should be used for profit and personal gain. Aristotle, a well-known teacher, disagreed with this completely and believed that while Rhetoric is persuasive, it should be used morally and with good intentions. He stressed the idea of using moral standards along with emotion, logic and truth to persuade any audience. Almost 1000 years later, Augustine took this step even further with the use of rhetoric within religion practice....   [tags: Philosophy Essays] 1156 words
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Use of Computer Technology by Law Enforcement Officers - Use of Computer Technology by Law Enforcement Officers When it comes to fighting crimes, computers are the most helpful source law enforcement and security officers have. They help track where a suspect could be, where they used to live, past jobs, past criminals record, etc, and they keep track of all criminals. Computers keep records of everything; for example: fingerprints, pictures, information about a suspect, etc. Security personnel use computer technology to help catch thieves, cheaters, embezzlers, and so on....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 605 words
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The Use of Nanotechnology within Dental Materials - Throughout the course of dentistry there have been many developments that have changed the field in ways people never imagined. Numerous of these dental changes, especially the technological advancements, have mostly emerged only within the last twenty-five years. The dental profession has made groundbreaking improvements in the materials they use, approaches to problems, and how they execute certain procedures. Thus, making the experience, process, and patient care a lot faster, more efficient, and a lot less painful for dental patients....   [tags: nanofillers, dentistry]
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The Pros and Cons of Stem Cells Use - The primary cells that divide to create new cells in the human body are stem cells. There are different types of stem cells, with different capabilities. There are some that can only create certain types of cells, while others can create almost any type of cell, and some cells that have differentiated can turn back into stem cells. Stem cells not only have the capability to divide to create new cells, but they are flexible enough to turn themselves into different types of cells. The trouble is that this differentiation, with some exceptions, is a one-way process....   [tags: Pro Con Essays] 1958 words
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Our Team, the Metrobots, Use STEM - ... Furthermore, Metro has implemented a mastery system in which students learn in a unique paradigm of application over memorization. This academic requirement encourages students to achieve a deeper understanding of content which acts to promote success. Design Challenges are another medium that Metro uses to authenticate knowledge. In these challenges, all content classes are incorporated into a single group project as a way to blur the lines between classroom and reality. Similarly, robotics is a natural extension of what students are already practicing through the foundation that Metro provides....   [tags: robotics, networking, innovation ] 1102 words
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Use of Neurofeedback To Enhance Human Performance - Neurofeedback is defined as a speciality field within biofeedback, which is dedicated to training people to gain control over the electro-physiological processes in the human brain (Demos, 2005). It is a non invasive technique that uses an electroencephalograph (EEG) to measure electrical brain signals in terms of their frequency and amplitude, during a task an individual performs. Once the EEG has been recorded the raw traces are then separated into individual frequency components (Delta, Theta, Alpha, Sensorimotor Rhythm and Beta), and information relating to them is fed back to the individual, in real time, in a form that he/she can consciously see the changes in the electrical state of t...   [tags: neurofeedback protocols ]
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Use of Religious Scriptures to Create Muslim Laws and Policies - Setting up political and economic policies is the most important task for newly developed civilizations. The creation of an entire religion, and ultimately a whole new society, as in the case of Islam, requires thorough planning and management of new guidelines to shape that society. Muslim policy was shaped not by democratic decision-making or dictatorship, but by interpretations of Holy Scripture, such as the Quran and the Hadiths. In the “Fiscal Rescript of Umar II”, it is clear that most economic and political policy imposed on newly conquered lands was shaped on the interpretations of word of Allah himself....   [tags: Islamic Law] 965 words
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Sport Utility Vehicles Use for Other Purposes - Sport Utility Vehicles Use for Other Purposes Sport Utility Vehicles have grown very quickly in popularity in recent years. Originally, they were coveted for their ability to go off-road by hunters and boaters. Now, they are used as alternatives to minivans or station wagons by soccer moms and businessmen. Unfortunately, these vehicles are not appropriate for everyday use, and most of the drivers are ill equipped to handle them properly. SUVs need to be taken out of general use and put in a category where only people who really need the utility can drive them....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]
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Use of Insect Images Thesis in The Pedestrian by Ray Bradbury - Technology is becoming increasingly popular; we are forced to confront it everyday. Ray Bradbury has noticed this trend of people becoming more and more dependent on technology; after all we use the television, computers, and even automobiles everyday. In the pedestrian Ray Bradbury has used insect images in The Pedestrian that suggests that with the increasing number of people using technology it will trap and destroy us. Bradbury writes "During the day it was a thunderous surge of cars, the gas stations open, a great insect rustling and a ceaseless jockeying for position as the scarab-beetles, a faint incense puttering from their exhausts, skimmed homeward to the far directions." In th...   [tags: Ray Bradbury, The Pedestrian] 1367 words
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I No Longer Use the N-Word - I have not used the N-word since February 25, 2015. Reflecting back to the first time I had ever heard that derogatory word, I distinctly remember we were living in Long Island, New York, and on this specific day my father and I, driving down a very busy street in an old pick-up truck, while turning into our local Home Depot my father made a very wide turn causing a white lady to miss her turn. She screamed out the window, "You dumb ass nigger". At that time I didn't grasp the meaning of that putrid word, but it didn’t take me much longer to realize the force and hatred behind it....   [tags: nigger, racism] 759 words
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Prescription Drug Overdose - Almost 40,000 people die every year from overdosing on prescription medicine. Solutions to this overdose issue include alternate treatments, the disposal of leftover medicine and unused prescriptions, and providing Narcan to those using prescription medicine, which is a medicine to reverse an overdose. 58% of overdoses are caused by medicine. For 1 death: 10 people are admitted for treatment of drug abuse, 32 ER visits for drug abuse, 130 abuse prescription drugs, and 825 are nonmedical prescription drug users....   [tags: substance use and abuse]
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The War On Drug: Reasons Behind The Criminalisation of Drugs and Functions of Crime In Society - The War On Drug: Reasons Behind The Criminalisation of Drugs and Functions of Crime In Society The history of the War on Drugs in the United States can be traced back to 1914 with the Harrison Act, the first recorded law to ban the domestic distribution of drugs, as the cornerstone of the criminalisation of drugs in America (McNamara, 2011). However the popularisation of the criminality of drug use was when President Richard Nixon coined the term ‘War on Drugs’ in 1971 (Provine, 2011, p.45). This essay focuses on the disproportionality of incarceration rates between African and Anglo Americans, and illustrates the unequal operation of law enforcement on African-Americans (Provine, 2011)....   [tags: harrison act, drug use, criminology]
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5 Ways to Bust California’s Drought - The California water drought has been declared a crisis by the governor of California. 2013 was the driest year on record, and California could be running out of water. Californians should be water wise, and their use, or no use, of water will have an enormous impact on this drought. They can use the techniques published in a recent Time article called, 5 Ways to Bust California’s Drought, to reduce their water use. Landscape techniques, alternate water sources, and the personal conservation of water can reduce the use of water, and can have a positive change on this water crisis....   [tags: water use, california, sprinkler systems] 665 words
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Police Brutality: A Minority Group Concern - "Relations between the police and minority groups are a continuing problem in many multiracial societies. Surveys consistently document racial differences in perceptions of the police, with minorities more likely than whites to harbor negative views." (Weitzer and Tuch, Race and Perceptions of Police Misconduct, 2004) A great deal of society views law enforcement officers as heroic and honorable individuals, whose main purpose is to protect and serve the community. For many officers, this description is accurate, however for others; violence and brutality against innocent citizens is part of getting the job done....   [tags: Use of Excessive Force, Racial Profiling]
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How the Internet Has Changed Everyday Life - 1. What are the different forms of social media that exist today. Provide examples of different social media and their primary purposes. There are several types of social media that exists on the Internet today. Each allows the user to communicate with other in a variety of ways. Internet gaming sites such as Pogo, Iwin, GSN.com allow people from all over the world to play team or individual games. A chat gives players the option to interact with others. Social Networking websites such as Facebook and MySpace provide the means for friends and family to share thoughts, stories, and pictures at any time....   [tags: Internet Essays]
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The Use of Educational Software in the Classroom - The Use of Educational Software in the Classroom It is no surprise that technology is expanding every minute of every day. That would mean it should not be surprising that computers are becoming part of an everyday classroom. Middle Schools and High Schools have been using computers in a certain classes for years, but is it expected that children in kindergarten through 5th grade will be using computers also. It seems strange to think those children 11 and under are using a computer in the classroom on a daily basis....   [tags: Education Teaching]
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Technology Use in the Mathematics Classroom - Technology Use in the Mathematics Classroom Technology is a growing field that affects every aspect of our everyday lives. When I look at centuries past, I am amazed at the technological advances this country has made. Just during my lifetime, computers, cell phones, digital cameras, and many other devices have become a huge part of everyday life. Not only is technology affecting every day life, but it is also making a huge impact on education, especially within the mathematic field. Computer programs are being created everyday to aid in the understanding of mathematical concepts....   [tags: Education School Technology] 1431 words
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Suburbanization and the Social Use of Television - Suburbanization and the Social Use of Television The 1950s can be seen as a time of unprecedented family values, in which young, white, middle-income nuclear families arrived en masse in the pre-planned community living areas of suburbia. In the article "Joyride", Kunstler identifies the reasons for, and attraction of, a grand public relocation to previously uninhabited areas outside main city centres. Kunstler argues that it was, in part, the replacement of the streetcar (or trolley), and later the automobile, from the horse-powered transit of earlier 20th century life, that ignited weekend traffic to expand outside urban centres....   [tags: Television Media TV Essays] 602 words
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Do the family and the peer group play important roles in the reproduction of violence in everyday practice? - The term violence doesn’t necessarily have a fixed definition; it can be interpreted in many ways and the understanding of violence changes from person to person, circumstance to circumstance…. What one man may see as a violent act, the next man may disagree. A violent act cannot, “amount to a criminal offence unless at least some observer considered it to be justified.” (1) One has to consider whether the violent act was committed intentionally, recklessly or accidentally. The word aggression is often synonymous with violence, yet we are encouraged to channel aggression properly and put it into practices in fields such as sport and business....   [tags: essays research papers] 2962 words
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Use of Thematic Images in The Tempest - Caroline F.E. Spurgeon says that an image "is a description or an idea, which by comparison or analogy, stated or understood, with something else, transmits to us through the emotions and associations it amuses, something of the 'wholeness', the depth and richness of the way the writer views, conceives or has felt what he is telling us." Images not only show emotion and give associations, but they can also give the reader a better understanding of a theme. Thematic imagery connects to the underlining message in a work....   [tags: The Tempest Essays] 726 words
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The Use of Steroids in Sports - Peanuts, hot dogs, the cracking sound of a bat crushing a ball over the left field wall. The ability to thrill so many on limitless levels is a familiar characteristic associated sports. So much attention, time, and money are devoted to sports these days, maybe even too much. Perhaps all the pressure is what has sparked steroid use in sports and stimulated numerous controversies over the subject. The use of steroids is an unfair training method for sports. Unfairness is contrary to laws, marked by deception, and unethical....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Metamorphosis: Use Of Comedy And Irony - To what extent did Kafka use comedy/irony to develop his tragic, cynical view of society and family?Gregor Samsa, a young traveling salesman who lives with and financially supports his parents and younger sister, Grete, wakes up one morning to find "himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin" or insect. At first, to my surprise, he is preoccupied with practical, everyday concerns: How to get out of bed and walk with his numerous legs. Can he still make it to the office on time....   [tags: essays research papers] 954 words
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Computer Use in the Construction Industry - Computer Use in the Construction Industry Technological advances are benefiting the construction business in many different ways. On-line services, estimating software, and blueprint design (CAD) are just some of the areas that have enhanced the building world. Commercial and residential contractors are suddenly seeing how computer technology can benefit their business and are now utilizing it more and more everyday. For the past thirty to forty years, construction, technologies, and practices had hardly changed....   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]
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The Use of Alcohol and Marijuana - The Use of Alcohol and Marijuana Alcohol and marijuana are the two most widely used recreational intoxicants in modern day American society. Alcohol however is predominantly the most commonly used because of the fact that it is legal and marijuana is not. If used moderately, neither substance poses very serious health risks as we will examine in the following pages. If used responsibly, both substances can be enjoyable and even meaningful. For instance, alcohol decreases inhibitions, thus making celebrations and parties more sociable and enjoyable....   [tags: Papers] 3135 words
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The Use of Steroids in Athletics - The Use of Steroids in Athletics So many athletes strive their hardest to be the best. The best athletes in the world spend hours upon hours in the gym, on the field, or in the weight room, and still have plenty of room to improve. However, there is a much easier and faster way through all of those strenuous hours of practice. Instead of spending all of your precious hours of the day practicing, running and lifting just pop a couple of Androstine pills with a gulp of water and go work out for a hour or so....   [tags: Papers] 357 words
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Overview: Kouider Mohktari’s The Impact of Internet and Television Use on the Reading Habits and Practices of College Students - In Kouider Mohktari’s “The Impact of Internet and Television Use on the Reading Habits and Practices of College Students”, he and two other authors (Carla A. Reichard and Anne Gardner) briefly argue and discuss how technology (like television and the internet) effect how the American adult reads. They go further into the subject and decided to study the reading habits of college students in the education system of today. There haven’t been many studies on the habits of college students, which is one reason why Mokhtari decided to study it....   [tags: internet, television, college students]
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The Use of Alcohol in Society - Throughout history, society has engaged in taking substances such as alcohol, that alter our physical being or our psychological state of mind. There are many experiences and pressures that force people to feel like they have to drink in order to cope with life, but for many alcohol is a part of everyday life, just like any other beverage. Alcohol is introduced to us in many ways, through our family, television, movies, and friends’. These “sociocultural variants are at least as important as physiological and psychological variants when we are trying to understand the interrelations of alcohol and human behavior”#....   [tags: essays research papers]
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The Use of Oils in Sacraments - The Use of Oils in Sacraments 'Go, then, to all peoples everywhere and make them my disciples: baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit…'; Many of the sacraments that are celebrated today involve the use of oil. Baptism and confirmation are the two principle sacraments involving oils. In the Church liturgies, the actual significance of oil is often not known (or at least not fully) to the members of the parish faith community. This paper will examine the meaning of oil, the sacraments in which it is used, and prayers associated with it....   [tags: Bible Christianity Sacrament Rites Essays]
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Dangers of Ephedrine Use in Sports - What is excellence. Is it perfection, a goal, a feeling, a gift. To some athletes, it is an everyday challenge that comes easy; to others it might not be so easy. Whether it holds a psychological meaning or it’s just another goal to set, it shows a persons attitude and dedication towards a sport. To what extremes will people actually go to reach excellence. Some athletes strive so hard that they will try almost anything to reach their peak of excellence, the extremes that some go through to reach that peak may be either a safe or dangerous road to travel....   [tags: Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse] 1461 words
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Emily Dickinsons Use of Nature - Emily Dickinsons Use of Nature Dickinson’s Use of Nature Emily Dickinson uses nature as a major theme in a lot of her poetry. Quite often, Dickinson overlaps the theme of nature with the theme of death as well as love and sexuality, which were the other major themes in her work. Dickinson describes nature in many different ways. She uses is to describe her surroundings and what she sees as well as a metaphor for other themes. In Dickinson’s poem, “A narrow Fellow in the Grass”, she describes a snake moving through the grass....   [tags: essays papers] 727 words
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Cell Phone Use in Schools Should Not be Banned - Should students be able to use cell phones during class periods. This is a question a lot of students and parents have asked themselves. The invention of cell phones started a debate for many schools. Many schools accept the use of cell phones but experience a lot of frustration over them. There are many reasons for and against the use of cell phones in schools. People who support cell phone use in schools are usually teenagers. People who disagree with cell phone use in schools are usually teachers or parents, who think cell phones are a distraction....   [tags: Argument, Education, Communication] 1410 words
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The Problems Accompanying the Use of Social Media by Teenagers - Today, roughly two billion computers and two billion phones are in use (Mathews). With this, come almost four billion people with the opportunity to use the internet and to connect to social media. Linda Ogbevoen states that “with digital media’s increase in functionality and decrease in price, more and more rely on digital media for work, play, and socializing.” Over the past decade social media has become more and more popular, thus causing it to become part of people’s everyday lives. Along with the widespread of technology today, various people of all ages throughout the world have started to log onto social media sites....   [tags: cyberbullying, privacy, internet addiction]
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Use of Doubt To Persuade - Persuasion goes on around us everyday, all the time, on television, on advertisements, even in conversations with friends. Perhaps because of this, much has been written on how to persuade more effectively. Most of this literature is built upon the notion that to persuade is to urge successfully and completely. Going along these lines, certainty and confidence are logical complements to effective persuasion, since we cannot hope to convince others when we are ourselves in doubt. Doubt, therefore, is felt to be at the other end of the spectrum and antithetical to persuasion....   [tags: Successful Persuasion Essays] 2311 words
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Use of Interpreters in Psychological Therapy with Deaf Patients - The use of psychological therapy or what is sometimes called “talk-therapy” has proven to be an effective and worthwhile resource in countless lives in America. For most hearing people, once the decision to seek help is made, it’s a simple matter of showing up to a therapy appointment or walking into a clinic and asking for help. However, for the Deaf culture finding accessible and Deaf-friendly services, can be a challenge producing little results. One way this issue is currently addressed is through the use of interpreters who help facilitate communication between a hearing professional and Deaf person....   [tags: Psychology]
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The Use of the Integrated Arts to Support English Language Learners - The Use of the Integrated Arts to Support English Language Leaners Introduction When asked about the role of the arts in the daily classroom, the average person may not think “educational,” but in today’s society the arts can be just that. Integrating the arts into everyday lessons has proven not only to aid those who speak English, but those who are English Language Leaners (ELLs) as well. In today’s society, ELLs make up 10% of the student population (Brouillette, 2012, p. 68). Therefore, educators must take it upon themselves to not only teach these students the core subjects that they are required to learn, but to speak English as well....   [tags: teaching/learning a second language]
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Use of Time in Waiting for Godot and Mrs. Dalloway - ... They wouldn't even let us up. (Estragon tears at his boot.)What are you doing. / ESTRAGON: Taking off my boot. Did that never happen to you. / VLADIMIR : Boots must be taken off every day, I'm tired telling you that.” (1.20-22) From this quote and conversation between Vladmir and estragon we are able to see a routine that these charecters do everyday, which later is seen to be a repeated action emphasizing that time is cyclical. Also we are shown that these actions are cyclical through the interactions the two exchange discussing what they should do if he were not to show that day, which would be to show up the next day and wait again....   [tags: character, actions, dislogue, plot, setting]
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Violence and Freedom- Exploring the Use of Violence to Liberate the Oppressed - The role of violence in the liberation of peoples from systems of domination is necessarily entwined to the concept of freedom. Herbert Marcuse and Frantz Fanon argue that violence, in various forms, is the only reasonable rebuttal to the abhorrent system of subjugation, whether it is in shape of something as transparent as apartheid to thinly veiled laws that take away the rights of humans under the capitalist system. To even understand the relationship between freedom and violence it has to be established what it is even meant by the phrase “violence” while simultaneously attempting to understand what means are necessary to achieve this end....   [tags: violence] 2156 words
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