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Cloning Could Save Species from going Extinct - Cloning Could Save Species from going Extinct It has been stated by many scientists, particularly those in the region of Japan, who believe that cloning could be used to save a species from extinction by cloning the dying members of the breed that is going extinct. However, this would pose several problems immediately. The most apparent is that cloning is indeed a long way off (although our extinction is supposedly farther in time). Although no one knows when cloning will develop into a full-fledged success, most scientists believe that it is at least fifty years off....   [tags: Papers] 1473 words
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Going Beyond Pain in Chris Crutcher's Stotan - Going Beyond Pain in Chris Crutcher's Stotan High school buddies and members of the swim team Walker, Nortie, Lion and Jeff accept the challenge to participate in Stotan week, a week of rigorous swim training that pushes them beyond physical pain and tests their moral fiber, changing their lives forever.  In the novel Stotan  by Chris Crutcher a team of teenagers and best friends brace themselves for what’s going to be the hardest week of their lives mentally, physically, and emotionally.  A “Stotan” is a cross between a stoic and a Spartan.  Through this time of hardship they learn about friendships, relationships, dealing with cancer, racism, and physical abuse.  Each of the...   [tags: Crutcher Stotan Essays] 1206 words
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What is Overpopulation? Does It Affect You? - What’s wrong with the world. Everyone is ignorant of the biggest problem we have; overpopulation. We produce way too many babies-75 million a year. The United Nation’s 2,000 scientists well know that overpopulation is the world’s only real problem. Get it. Earth only has one real problem, but we refuse to focus on it. This includes some of our scientists too; yes, they deny it too. They know that overpopulation is a serious issue, but avoid it anyways. Thousands of scientists have brilliant ideas to reduce the impact of global warming....   [tags: hunger, babies, scientists] 1026 words
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You Can Do This Annie. Be Brave. - ... “Welcome, welcome, welcome. Happy Hunger Games. May the odds be ever in your favor!” She says into a microphone, reminding me tremendously of Effie Trinket. “Now, before I choose, we have a very special film for you, brought to you from the Capitol!” The video plays, retelling the whole District of how the Hunger Games begin. I pretend I’m paying attention, but in all honesty, I’m not. I’m more focused on what’s ahead, and what’s going to happen to me. I don’t even realized the video has stopped playing until the woman onstage says how much she loved that video and says: “Now, ladies first.” She clicks up to the ball with the girls’ names in it, and fishes around for a while before p...   [tags: short story] 1430 words
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Graduation Speech: Knowledge is a Powder Keg, You are the Fuse - Throughout the often murky and turbulent waters of life, we must set our sails towards the noble goal of just and civil society. On this trip we have only education as our compass whose needle guides us towards our humanity. We cannot assume that we are done with our education now that we enter adulthood. Instead, we must continue to strive towards that noble goal of civilization, by creating an educated and not an ignorant society. Although those who came before us were not perfect, we can learn from them without having to make the same mistakes ourselves....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 839 words
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Why Open Adoption Is Better For You - “We should not be asking who this child belongs to, but who belongs to this child.” (Gritter; image) Open Adoption is a form of adoption that lets birth parents stay in contact with the adoptive family in varying forms: from just sending mail and/or photos, to face-to-face visits between birth and adoptive families. The adoptive parents hold all the rights as the birth parents. Even though parents are giving the child up does not mean they do not care for the child, it could mean that they were not able to afford having a baby and instead of abortion they choose adoption....   [tags: adoption, parents, afford, incapable] 1445 words
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In Case You Want to Study Cosmetology - ... In the 1950’s stylist started wearing ponytails. The ponytail trend helped their service by showing their clients how easy it was to look trendy. In this time, there was also a boom in makeup and nails, because of many movie stars such as Liz Taylor, who starred in movies such as National Velvet. In the 1960’s hair was different for each person. The style in the sixties was short hair, long hair, teased hair, big hair, and hair pieces. Cosmetologists also started to cater more to men with longer hair....   [tags: career choices and opportunities] 915 words
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When the Army Kicks you to the Curb - Reintegration into civilian life after serving in the armed forces is a societal issue that does not receive enough attention. Regardless of when and how a soldier leaves the military, it is a life adjustment and should not be considered lightly. Being a veteran, mother of a veteran and the daughter of a veteran I have suffered a personal witness to this reintegration process 3 times in my life time. There are individuals that choose to make a career out of the military and endure all the military has to dish out in order to earn their retirement benefits; however, there are others that find themselves retired for medical reasons....   [tags: Division of Liabilities, Societal Issue]
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Will Your Faith Lead You to Salvation? - Will Your Faith Lead You to Salvation. Martin Luther once said, “all who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired”. This idea is originated in the bible and has been adopted into everyday life. Jesus Healing the Blind Beggar (Luke 18:35-43). This story begins with Jesus traveling to Jericho, where there is a blind man sitting by the roadside begging, he hears a loud crowd and starts asking what was going on. They told him that “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by” (18:37)....   [tags: Gospel according to Luke]
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What Can an iPod Do for You? - In today’s world, in general, everything moves faster. Daily routines also would not be complete without technology. Often it is believed that technology becomes worthless when one does not know how to use it, in which I completely agree. Without the internet millions of people would go around town not know what was going on in the world. I, for one, grew up listening to music and I have always loved it. Shortly after the Christmas of 2007 I made a purchase that forever changed music and my life together....   [tags: iPods, technology, education,] 881 words
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Graduation Speech: May You Have Enough - Martin Luther King Jr. 1929-1968. Mother Theresa 1910-1997. Albert Einstein 1879-1955. All of these people are not remembered for their birth or death dates, but rather what they did with their dash. The dash that goes between their birth and death dates on their headstones. The dash that says what a person has accomplished in their life. The dash that takes up so little space, but holds so much meaning. What will you do with your dash. Will your dash be one of accomplishment, of success, of compassion, of love, of happiness....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 598 words
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Rape: You Could Be the One in Six - Every two minutes someone in the world is being sexually assaulted or raped. In our generation, teenagers, use the words “ you’re raping me” to rough play with one another, the serious concept of rape is then minimized to light teasing; when in reality, rape physically and emotionally scars a person. There are ten different types of rape- sexual assault, child sexual abuse, drug facilitated assault, obsessive/ sadistic rape, sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, stranger rape, and partner rape....   [tags: assault, victims, drugs] 842 words
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Persuasive Speech: You Should Be an Organ Donor - Introduction: By this time tomorrow, 12 people in America who are alive right now will be dead. Not because they were in a car wreck, Not because they were gunned down, Not because their time had come, Not even because they weren’t in the hospital, but simply because they couldn’t be given a life-saving transplant in time. 12 people will die because the organ transplant they need will not be possible. Money’s not the issue here. It’s the lack of organ donors. Hi, my name is Casey, and I will tell you of the Extreme importance of becoming an Organ Donor....   [tags: Organ Donation] 1059 words
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You Have No Friends by Farhad Manjoo - ... With people coming home from a full time job, the last thing that people want is more screen time in front of a computer, and Facebook can seem like another job. From Facebook holdout’s perspective, people seem to intertwine Facebook into their personal lives with their and may expect others to do the same. This can be problematic if someone else does not have the same view. An example is in real life it would be rude to ignore someone; Facebook regulars may think the same, even if it has not been seen by the recipient....   [tags: journalistic article analysis] 949 words
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What Does Medicine Do for You? - Almost every human being on Earth has experienced some form of medication in their lifetime. Whether it may be pill form, syrup, topical creams, or even a shot; medicine is experienced by everyone. The three medicines that I have chosen to talk about today are Lamisil, Lipitor and Zoloft. All three of these medications must be prescribed by a doctor. Lamisil is a medicine that tackles fungus of the skin, toenails and fingernails. A generic form of this is called Terbinafine. Nail fungus is a type of infection that is caused by certain types of fungi....   [tags: Medication]
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Lights, Camera, Action...Going for My Dream - Lights, Camera, Action...Going for My Dream For as long as I can recollect, I have always wanted to act. When I was younger, I would watch the Disney channel and wondering why I wasn't on one of the shows. My desire to act was strong, only my parents made it clear to me they didn't want me to get engrossed in the entertainment industry until I was older. Each year I reminded my parents that I was getting older in hope that they would get me agent, but they insisted that I wait until I turned eighteen....   [tags: Personal Narrative Acting Actress Essays]
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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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Graduation Speech: I Will Miss You All! - It's only been two years here, and I have grown to love this school. It's funny because when my dad told me about Tates Creek High School (TC) I begged him not to make me go there. It just didn't sound interesting. I felt like I wouldn't belong and I figured that I wouldn't get along with any of the teachers, but boy was I wrong. I never thought that TC would have changed me, and get my life back on track. First of all, everyone is always complaining about the uniforms, but I love them. All I have to do is throw it on in the morning....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 746 words
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What Makes You an American Resident? - Subconsciously, she has always known what it’s like to be an American. Growing up in an immigrant, military family taught her that— having been swathed in its multi-colored blankets of diversity and opportunity since the day she was born. She remembers the chiding words of her mother as she taught her the Pledge of Allegiance for her second day of kindergarten. There were freedoms, she had reminded her, underlying those words— “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”— that we should never take for granted....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Analysis of Peter Brimelow's Thank You for Smoking? - Analysis of Peter Brimelow's Thank You for Smoking Growing up with a best friend who has been smoking since middle school, I have seen many of the negative effects it has on a person. Football was a passion and way of life for Andy; however, smoking caused him to struggle with breathing while running up and down the field. He would cut down on his daily amount of cigarettes before and during the season, but cutting down was little help for him. Not only was his breathing affected by smoking, but he also had yellow teeth, smoker’s cough, and would get “the shakes” when in need of a smoke....   [tags: Smoking Analysis Brimelow Essays Papers]
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Advice Before You Sell Your Website - Advice Before You Sell Your Website Reprinted with permission of VotanWeb.com Only 27% of all websites that are put on the market are sold. This is a shocking statistic to most people trying to sell a website. If you follow the tips below your chances of selling dramatically increases. Have All Records Ready Before You Attempt to Sell Have these items ready before the website goes on the market to be sold: The last 3 years of federal tax returns for the website being sold, the last 3 years of financials (profit & loss statement, balance sheet), the last 3 years of monthly bank statements, etc - many parties during the selling process will need this info - serious website buyers, lenders w...   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites] 1005 words
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Think Before You Get That Tattoo - My friend Hannah was always the rebel child. The party scene was definitely where she called home, and the only rule she had, was that there were no rules. At just sixteen, Hannah already had 3 tattoos. In Oklahoma, the law states that no person under the age of eighteen years old can get a tattoo, legally. Hannah had gone to a guy who had been fired from his job for giving underage tattoo’s, knowing that he would give her one for a cheap price. She didn’t care about the health hazards, or the consequences that were possible....   [tags: Tattoos]
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What You Should Know about Cosmetic Surgery - What You Should Know about Cosmetic Surgery Cosmetic Surgery is a phenomenon that has increased over the past few years. Even though this epidemic has become very popular, there is so much to know about it before having it done. Most people who have cosmetic surgery do so to change their appearance by altering the parts of their bodies that make them unhappy. Being dissatisfied with one’s appearance sometimes brings down one’s self-esteem, and people feel as though cosmetic surgery can help them gain back the confidence they have lost....   [tags: Plastic Cosmetic Surgery] 1527 words
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Does Birth Order Affect the Way You Are? - Does Birth Order Affect the Way You Are. Bob likes to be the center of attention. Joe feels that he has authority. Julia tries to outdo everyone and Jimmy just wants to be bigger than the others. What do these all have to do with Birth Order. These all deal with the children’s characteristics depending upon when they were born. Birth Order is the cause of each person’s personality and individual characteristics. Using "Bob" as an example, he enjoys being the center of attention. He is obviously an only child....   [tags: essays research papers] 1241 words
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Tim O’Brien's Going After Cacciato - Going After Cacciato, an epic novel written by Tim O’Brien, is about a platoon of men going away without leave (AWOL) searching for a young man named Cacciato in the imagination of a man of the platoon named Paul Berlin. In Going After Cacciato the “tea party,” between the AWOL platoon and Li Van Hgoc contributes greatly to the novel by adding to the confusion and teaching the reader how to deal with the war and the ’noise.’ The first thing that this “tea party” does is that it introduces the reader to Li Van Hgoc....   [tags: essays research papers] 693 words
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Rocky, What Were You Thinking? - ... He didn’t call you, did he!?” Steve is my brother. Of course at this moment I knew something was very much not right and the fear of the unknown ran cold through my veins at a rapid rate. I asked her what it was, what was going on, and she had such a hard time telling me, until she finally did. “Rocky died. He hung himself.” You know sometimes you can hold back tears or you go into shock and they just won’t fall from your eyes at that moment…well not this time, all I could do was cry and yell and scream—I was angry....   [tags: personal narrative] 595 words
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Three Strikes and You’re Out - We live in a world of laws, statutes, and regulations. This society has to enforce all of it in order to keep this country from going into complete chaos. Some laws can cause a large amount of controversy and debate over it. Specifically speaking, the Three Strikes and You’re Out Law. This one law has many people arguing for and against it. Statements from many saying that it is unjust and unfair, while others say that is what our society needs in order to keep this world safe from those career criminals....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Social Networking: Keeping You Connected - Social networking opens up the world for its users, allowing them to keep track of people, places, and events in a completely new way. Instead of living within the limits of our physical environment, we can be in touch with the entire world. It creates a place for all of your friends, family and even coworkers to share little bits of their lives, satisfying our curious nature. It keeps us connected, simply put. Whether you are posting a "Happy Birthday" on your grandmother's wall, or tweeting about being at a concert and meeting up with friends who also had tickets as a result, social networking keeps us connected to anyone and everyone that we see fit....   [tags: facebook, myspace]
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Can Television Make You Smarter? - In Steven Johnson's article "Watching TV Makes You Smarter" he discusses the intellectual merits of television programs. The essence of Johnson's argument is that the complexity of certain current shows can get one to think at a higher cognitive level, and that shows have become more "cognitively demanding"of their viewers over the past few decades. Johnson's argument, that is in favor of watching quality television and the benefits that one can get from it, is reinforced by some good points the author makes....   [tags: Article Analysis] 1493 words
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Now You See Me Movie - This past year a lot of eye catching movies made it to the big screen, one that particularly stood out to me was the heist film, Now You See Me. The movie stars a few well-known people such as Morgan Freeman, Mark Ruffalo, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson, and Dave Franco. The movie in a nutshell is very well explained by the synopsis provided by IMDB “An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.” There are many magic tricks that take place besides just the bank robbery, however, that trick is the main focus point throughout the whole movie....   [tags: Film Analysis, Movie Review, Magic, Movie]
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Why would You Hit Me? - ... These effects were not only happening to me but were happening to Cameron as well. We weren’t sure what it could be and we were scared to find out. This was beginning to make me more and more curious about what other negative outcomes we could have been facing that was cause by the multiple hours of playing. There have been many years of research for some effects on gaming, some positive but they were mostly negative. It is clearly showed that aggression is a result of the addiction to X constant gaming....   [tags: personal narrative] 1261 words
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ICT and You - For this work, I am going to write about how I use ICT in my everyday life. I will be looking at how I use ICT at Home and at School. I will also identify how I use ICT for: - > My own personal use (this is when I use it just for me) > Social use (this is when I use the ICT with other people) PC Technology ------------- I use Microsoft Excel a lot, which helps me to do graphs in science for coursework and I also use it at home for sorting my pocket money and spending so I am organized with my money and don’t overspend....   [tags: ICT Essays] 820 words
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Going to Extreme Lengths in "The Crucible" - Have you ever been overwhelmingly passionate about something that you would do anything it took to accomplish it. Sometimes people go to extreme lengths to get what they want. The Crucible is a play that shows us that trait. In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Abigail Williams does just that. Abigail William's desire for John Proctor creates her dishonest and manipulative actions that affect the whole village. Abigail loves John Proctor even though he is already married and has a strong desire for him....   [tags: Crucible, Aurthur Miller, ]
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Going to Class or Staying Home - As many of us pursue our higher education there are many challenges and choices we have to make along the way. These challenges and choices are influenced by a variety of outside factors. Some of the major challenges we face are time management and the prioritization of our daily professional and personal responsibilities. For a student such as myself I have to balance my class schedule and assignment due dates with a full time career that at a moments notice may require me to be away from home for up to six months at a time....   [tags: Higher Education ]
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Factors Going Into The Afghan War - Introduction Conflicts exist in all sizes. There are conflicts between neighbors about trees, there are conflicts between children about toys, there are conflicts between politicians about opinions, and there are conflicts between nations. A conflict, in essence, is a disagreement. Conflicts vary. Some are like the China/Norway conflict after a Chinese “criminal” got the Nobel Peace Prize thanks to his fight for democracy. China boycotts Norway in trading, while Norway doesn’t see the problem as the Nobel Committee is independent and not controlled by the state....   [tags: Conflicts of Value, Conflicts of Interest]
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To His Mistress Going to Bed, Good Morrow, Corinna's Going A-Maying, and To His Coy Mistress - Seduction in To His Mistress Going to Bed, Good Morrow, Corinna's Going A- Maying, and To His Coy Mistress Throughout time, one of the greatest challenges mankind has faced is the sexual conquest of womankind. In many cultures today, this challenge has evolved into an intricate courting process that often involves buying the woman flowers, gifts, and meals to persuade her to have sex. Another device that a man might use to seduce a woman is poetry. In the English language, the use of poetry to seduce women may be traced back to the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Profesional Athletes Going For Gold - ... Professional athletes usually work on a contract basis. They are paid a certain amount of money for a specific amount of time. It could be a weekly rate, or a season rate, or a year contract. Athletes work and compete at very many different levels and, depending how good they are, the more money they get paid and the more sponsors they get. “The income earned by athletes varies in a very wide range” (Career Crusin’). Most athletes don’t make that much money, but those who make it to the pro level can make up to millions and millions of dollars....   [tags: sports, physical education, health]
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Is Plastic Surgery Worth It? - ... Receiving botox too close to the eyes can cause temporary or even permanent blindness. plastic surgery can even cost you your life. Not from the surgery itself but from the procedure that you go through to have it. In most cases when plastic surgery is performed you have to go under anesthetics. They drug you for the hours that the surgery is being performed, and in some cases to much of the drug is given and you don’t wake up. So while your body might be flawless and your face might be gorgeous you won’t be able to enjoy it if you never wake up to see it....   [tags: change how you look, society]
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What You Hear is Not Always What You Get - What You Hear is Not Always What You Get The American sports: football, basketball, and baseball are depicted as violent activities where football is the most aggressive, basketball is fairly unfriendly, and baseball is the least combative. In contrast, the performance of violent contact in these sports does not always dictate their use of violent language. The difference between exchanging violent communication towards an opponent is determined by the physical level of a sport. Similarly, using battle language and weaponry to describe sports action can make events sound exciting....   [tags: Papers] 1220 words
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Going Natural with Hair - ... And you don’t. “Well,” your mother begins. She crosses her arms and leans back against the island. She pops out a hip that would make the most confident of men lower their heads. Her eyes are filled with fire, and you fear they will burn. You cough. “Your hair straightener didn’t break, did it. You could have always borrowed mine. You didn’t have to resort to such measures. I mean, goodness, Isabella. You have to go to school and work and what will people think?” Scratching your scalp, you take a deep breath, thinking back to when you stopped wearing green because a little boy called you a frog....   [tags: hair, this, wash, burn, experience] 1463 words
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Directing a Production of As You Like It - Directing a Production of As You Like It This is an analysis of act IV scene iii. I am setting it in the 21st century it will be modern as opposed to Elizabethan or Victorian. However, the characters will all speak in the language of Shakespeare. I have set it in the modern times, so that it appeals to more of the younger generations. The theme of this play is based around love, betrayal, peace, rivalry, enmity and court versus country. Examples, love: it is all around the play and one of the themes; Orlando and Rosalind and ultimately characters like Oliver and Celia all fall in love....   [tags: Papers] 3221 words
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A Critique of Thank You for Smoking? - A Critique of “Thank You for Smoking….?” Peter Brimelow’s article “Thank You for Smoking….?” is an essay that looks at a rather extreme perspective on smoking. Brimelow starts off by describing the many actions that are taken against the tobacco industry; he writes that in some states, the government is trying to make the tobacco industry pay certain health care costs. However, he then goes on to state that smoking may actually be good for one’s health. He uses various sources to show that smoking has positive effects on our bodies; he states the decrease in risk in numerous diseases....   [tags: Smoking Argumentative Essays]
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Summary of Getting Past You and No - Summary of Getting Past You and No (0) Introduction Each of us has to face tough negotiation with an irritable spouse, an ornery boss, a rigid salesperson, or a tricky customer. Under stress, even kind, reasonable people turn into angry, intractable opponents. In order to reach a mutually satisfactory agreement in an efficient and amicable fashion, this book introduces us the strategy of breakthrough negotiation. The breakthrough strategy is counterintuitive: it requires us to do the opposite of what we might naturally do in difficult situations....   [tags: Employment Workforce Hiring Essays]
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Be The Best You Can Be - Be The Best You Can Be A person begins to learn from the moment they enter the earth and do not stop learning until they die. As an educator I feel it will be my job to teach my students to be self-motivated learners. Eventually my students will have to learn new skills in jobs and in life without a teacher there to guide them. In my elementary classroom creating self-motivated learners will be my ultimate goal. In order to do this I will have to use a variety of teaching philosophies and approaches, effective classroom management, and I will have to build relationships with my students....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Statement Teaching Essays] 770 words
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Matching You with Your Mate - Is it really better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all. Some of the couples today make that statement seem to be the ultimate truth and others make it questionable. Some appear to be perfect for each other, and others can cause you to wonder just what it is that they have in common. From a girl’s point of view, there are many different types of boyfriends with various behaviors out there. Some go for the typical shy guy, others for the ticking time bomb, the twenty-four seven frisky friend, the little puppy its way, or even the searched for soul mate....   [tags: essays research papers] 1206 words
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Do You Have A Voice - Would you just stand by, as Nazis soldiers kidnapped your neighbors just because they were different. If you would, you have no voice and you need to develop one. Many people had neighbors who were taken away and killed by the Nazis. They just stood there, let it happen and did not utter a word. In the book, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, written by, Mark Twain, it shows the development of a young boy, and he does develop a voice. The main character, Huckleberry Finn, is a white, southern boy expected to believe in what everyone else believes in....   [tags: essays research papers] 658 words
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Rae, We Pray For You - Rae, We Pray for you “Murder in the murderer is no such ruinous thought as poets and romancers will have it; it does not unsettle him, or fright him from his ordinary notice of trifles; it is an act quite easy to be contemplated.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Is Rae Carruth unsettled. Is he bothered. Is Carruth in the contemplative mood yet. I certainly hope he is. Rae Carruth has taken away a human life. He has violated that certain enjoyment that exists in life. It is what separates the human race, from all others....   [tags: essays research papers] 571 words
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With You Until The End - With You Until The End 1. The story, "The Devoted Friend", is a lesson to be learned. It shows how one can manipulate as well as how one can be manipulated. It also shows just how far some people will go for a friend. In this case, Hans gave up taking care of his garden to help a "true" friend and died doing so. Author Oscar Wilde gives good detail of the characters and sets up conflicts within the plot to emphasize on the theme, a devoted friend is one that is with you, and will do anything for you, until the very end....   [tags: Oscar Wilde The Devoted Friend Essays] 1089 words
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