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The Heroic Adventure in The Garden of Forking Paths, by Jorge Luis Borges - Jorge Luis Borge the author of the essay “The garden of forking paths” was born August 1899 and died in June 1986. He was an Argentine poet and short story writer. He was born in Buenos Aires in Argentina. His works shows a reflection of hallucinatory in all literature. His works have contributed to philosophical literature and to both fantasy and magical realism. During his lifetime he wrote so many books amongst which are Ficciones, Aleph and of course this particular piece, “The Garden of Forking Paths.” It is a story about controlling, unleashing and gathering survival techniques by getting...   [tags: The Garden of Forking Paths Essays]
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Magical Realism in The Garden of Forking Paths - Magical Realism in The Garden of Forking Paths While there may be some debate as to whether the Argentinian Jorge Luis Borges was technically a Magical Realist, some may feel that his works definitely do have some of the characteristics of what is considered Magical Realistic literature. Among his various types of works are poetry, essays, fantasies, and short fictions. Often referred to in essays that discuss the history and theory of Magical Realism, "The Garden of Forking Paths" is probably Borges' most popular short story....   [tags: Garden of Forking Paths Essays]
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The Labyrinth of Life in The Garden of Forking Paths by Yu Tsun - The Labyrinth of Life in The Garden of Forking Paths by Yu Tsun A labyrinth is classically a human construction designed to confuse. It can trap our lives, hiding our past and future and constantly forcing us to make choices, even though we may not know what the consequences of those choices might be. The confusion of the puzzle may even tempt us to run blindly through the labyrinth, ending in disaster. Life itself is often considered such a labyrinth, and by adopting the strategies of travelers who came before and choosing our path cautiously while playing close attention to the patterns of our lives, we may find the right path through the maze....   [tags: Garden Forking Paths Yu Tsun Essays Papers]
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The Paths of Independence - The Paths of Independence In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. closed his famous “I Have a Dream” speech with the lines, “Free at last. Free at last. Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!” Each year thousands of American high school seniors express the same sentiment as they graduate. However, many high school graduates have a choice to make shortly after graduation; attend college or join the workforce. These two paths offer their own advantages and disadvantages, but they both share a common trait; independence....   [tags: Occupations and Education] 838 words
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Career Paths in the World of Welding - In the world of welding, there is a large variety of career paths, and with that comes a range of salaries. A welders salary depends on many different variables. Such as experience, certifications, amount of demand, type of job, and where production is located. Many young adults are not aware of the possibilities and pay of being a welder. But with the correct training, and right opportunity a welder can earn a large annual salary. Being employed in a field of welding can put you in a sales person position, welding engineer, inspector, or a dedicated welder....   [tags: engineer, inspectors, certified]
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My Paths into Law Enforcement - My Paths into Law Enforcement There are many different career paths that make up the professional field of Law Enforcement in this country and around the world. It has been a dream of mine to be part something that is bigger than myself, that offers the opportunity to help the community I live in. To me, Law Enforcement offers me that chance. It is also the closest thing to the military that I believe will allow me to put to use what I have learned and experienced from my time in the U.S. Army....   [tags: Law Enforcement] 1966 words
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Two Paths of Revenge - In 'V for Vendetta' directed by the Wachowski brothers, and 'The Count of Monte Cristo' directed by Kevin Reynolds, there are two characters known as V and Edmund Dantes. These two characters are similar in that they are seeking revenge, but ultimately they are different. When looking into their paths of revenge, differences between the two are revealed. The first difference is why the two want their enemies to suffer. The second difference is the influences of the people close to them that affect the outcome of the paths of revenge....   [tags: Character Analysis ] 964 words
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Two Paths: Animal Farm - Two paths, through many equal and opposite events, may someday meet the end, what is at the point where they meet. Greed, self-indulgence, and wrongful justice are. One particular dictator is not entirely responsible for the wrongful actions that may overcome a race or government. Usually a large amount of a race or country stand behind and promote the dictator, until one day become forced into a continuum. Napoleon the evil dictator of animal farm is considered to be a cold hearted pig. However the animals that are “forced” to work under his rein at the start of the novel believed in him....   [tags: George Orwell novel analysis] 626 words
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Development of sustainable career paths for employees - Finding and retaining high performing employees is a challenge all business organizations face. Employees search for jobs where they can be successful, appreciated, and have the opportunity to grow and advance. Effective employers develop career plans that are easy to follow, sustainable, customizable, and provide rewards and recognition when appropriate to entice and retain high performing employees. Using competency models management and human resources can define attributes of top performers that are important to the company for short term and long term success....   [tags: Labor]
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Paths Of Life - The only way to know for sure if a path is right for you is to take and follow the path all the way to the end. Unfortunately life can only allow so many misdirection plays and crossing of paths. There are many paths to choose from and every decision everyday of one’s life can lead further down a path or force you to back up. Many people believe in one path and stick with it while others try to follow every path they get a hint of. Only one person can make this decision of a single or multiple path life and that person is you....   [tags: essays research papers] 738 words
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Paths of Learning - Paths of Learning The paths of learning are different for all of us and this is how it should be. Hmm..., this is the part where we're supposed to come up with all of these wonderful thoughtful insights and make our professors think that we learned everything that we were supposed to. I'll try my best. First of all, I liked the fact that I've worked with Dr. Scott previously and there was not a lot of surprise with how to do the papers and assignments. I also liked that I got to expand on and feel really comfortable with the techniques used in the class....   [tags: Papers] 651 words
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Labyrinths in Garden of Forking Paths - In Jorge Luis Borges' "Garden of Forking Paths", we find the protagonist as a Chinese English professor Yu Tsun who is a spy for the German army, obviously chased by his enemy, Richard Madden who is an Irishman at the service of the English army. At first glance, Yu Tsun may seem to be a "loyal" member of the German army but he manifests a characteristic throughout the story as being the oppressed member of the army. It seems that Yu Tsun shows a "desperate desire of the oppressed to be accepted by its oppressors." Yu Tsun doesn't care about Germany which imposed upon him the objection of being a spy....   [tags: World Literature Jorge Luis Borges] 1772 words
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The Effects of Trampling on the Paths - The Effects of Trampling on the Paths This aim means that I am going to find out whether people are trampling on the plants or if they are sticking to the footpaths. I am also going to find out the effects for the trampling. We chose to do these paths because Method: Method for vegetation cover: For the vegetation cover survey we had to find out how much vegetation their was across the path. This was done by placing a metric chain across the path to see how much vegetation is on the ground....   [tags: Papers] 618 words
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Paths of Glory, by Stanley Kubrick - Paths of Glory, by Stanley Kubrick The movie Paths of Glory, directed by Stanley Kubrick, dealt with the harsh conditions in the trenches during WWI. In the movie several fighters were persecuted for pulling back during an impossible attack. The movie tactfully questioned the authority of superior officers. The way the hierarchy in the army is depicted in the film made me question the integrity of the unit. I was perplexed by the concept that one person could have so much power over another....   [tags: Papers Film Cinematography Essays] 633 words
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All Paths Lead to Love in the Practice of Meditation - All Paths Lead to Love The path which one chooses to follow is unique and often idiosyncratic in comparison to those around them. In the novel, Siddhartha, by Herman Hesse, the young protagonist quickly separated himself from the path of his brethren in search of his own destiny. Much is similar in Geshe Michael Roach’s Meditation and Jess Row’s For You, where the main characters of both short stories escape their comfort zones in search for answers to their own eternal questions. Throughout the three pieces, it is observed that the characters had trouble finding their paths....   [tags: Siddhartha, novels, love, meditation]
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Tracing Human migration paths through Mitochondrial DNA - How humans spread around the world is still one of the mysteries in the history of mankind. Mitochondrial DNA has been a crucial line of experimental evidence in developing the current understanding of our genetic history. It has shed significant light in determining the population patterns and human migrations around the world. Studies of mitochondrial DNA have provided new insights in the way humans spread around the globe throughout time. Studies have suggested two major routes from East Africa through which humans exited Africa and colonized the globe....   [tags: Population Patterns, Human Migration]
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Providing Cycle-only Paths to Cyclists Improves Security - The infrastructure and safety measures for cyclists in Roehampton are far from ideal. There are currently no cycling lanes or posted signs to help cyclists navigate the area. While cycling safety is an issue for the entire city, Roehampton is urban enough to be dangerous without having the density to make cycles a normal part of the traffic pattern. There are already plans for steps to increase the safety and ease of access of cyclists in the Roehampton area, and there no doubt that other features will be added in the next five to ten years....   [tags: london, roehamton] 1041 words
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Religious Paths - Religious Paths While examining different religious paths within Hinduism from the perspective of four patterns of transcendence (ancestral, cultural, mythical and experiential) it is interesting to see how each pattern found its dominance over four segments of Hinduism: Vedic sacrifice, the way of action, the way of devotion and the way of knowledge. When Hinduism originated as a religion it was mainly concerned with sacrifices for ancestors. The sacred texts - called the Vedas - on which Hinduism was based were the main root of the many different branches of Hindu philosophy....   [tags: social issues] 2028 words
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Chinese Entrepreneurs in Singapore: Paths to Success - Chinese Entrepreneurs in Singapore: Paths to Success Due to the economic hardships and threat of Japanese invasion in China in the first half of the 20th century, many men left their homeland in search of success and opportunities abroad. One of the places that many of them migrated to was Singapore. This new and foreign place was fraught with obstacles; however, some of these Chinese men eventually achieved great success. The success of these Chinese entrepreneurs in Singapore was not only due to their personal determination, but it was also contingent upon their social ties, and the economic and political conditions....   [tags: Business and Management Studies]
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Paths Of Revelation In Endo's Deep River - Deep River is a short novel through which Shusaku Endo shares the story of a number of Japanese tourists who travel to India in an unknown pursuit of their pilgrimage of grace. Ironically the characters within the novel are non-believers of the Hindu religion, which can be a bit confusing for the reader at first. But as one proceeds through the novel, one will come to realize that the basis of the novel was not to review any particular religion, but to depict the individual journey to God. As stated within the novel, “God has many different faces....   [tags: Shusaku Endo] 1764 words
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Urban Planning: The History of Cycling Infrastructure - ... 3 is the type of road in the green area which are unpaved roads full of gravel, stone, and no defined edges which are not the perfect conditions for daily commuters and these roads have no possibility of becoming paved. Fig. 4 shows another issue which we face because of the terrain which is two very powerful slopes which are dangerous for bikers as they go down these slopes, and they create another problem when people try to go back up these slopes as they might prove demanding for some cyclists....   [tags: bike boom, bike paths]
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Donald Barthelem's Snow White and Jorge Luis Borges' The Garden of the Forking Paths - I believe the use and mention of metaphysics in Jorge Borges The garden of the forking paths and Donald Barthelme’s Snow White is to point out the similarities between metaphysics and metafiction. I believe both authors incorporated metaphysics to draw parallels with making reflections on the mechanics of making and comparing literature, and how we perceive and reflect upon the nature of reality. I believe literature can be interpreted just as any object in the real world, and it is dynamic and changing according to interpretations....   [tags: reading reflections]
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How to Choose the Correct Education, Training, and Certification for Various Nursing Career Paths - A prospective student may begin a nursing career by consulting various nursing schools. Typically, a prospective student considers some basic nursing programs, including a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and a bridge to Registered Nurse (RN) program. The American Nurses Associations defines nursing as the act of protecting, promoting, and optimizing an individual's health, preventing sickness, disease and injuries, diagnosing and treating human ailments, and advocating patient care, including the patient's family, community, and others....   [tags: Nursing Essays] 1131 words
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Different Paths a Person Can Take in Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling - ... Though they have common backgrounds they have very opposing morals and outlooks on life. Voldemort believes that knowledge is power and that power is what allows you to control everything. He had become the number one student with some of the highest grades because he wanted to gain power not only in magic, but with his peers as well. Harry on the other hand is an average student, being mostly because he doesn't study much and that is always distracted by life threatening events, but his friend Ron also plays a part it as well....   [tags: villain, power, muggles]
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A Brief Comparison of Historical Paths for the Clinical and Counselling Streams of Psychology - A Brief Comparison of Historical Paths for the Clinical and Counselling Streams of Psychology The current practices of the clinical and counselling psychological streams are not entirely dissimilar as both are concerned with the application of psychotherapy, education, research, and instruction (Mayne, Norcross, & Sayette, 2000; Norcross, 2000). Clinical psychology is primarily concerned with the assessment, treatment, and study of populations who experience severe mental illness (Bechtoldt, Campbell, Norcross, Wyckoff, & Pokrywa, 2000; Norcross, 2000) clinical psychologists mostly employ behavioral and psychoanalytic theoretical orientations when treating clients (Norcross, 2000)....   [tags: Compare Contract, Psychology, Mental Health]
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Taking The Law Into Our Hands and Two Paths to Women's Equality - During the Reconstruction era, supporters of women’s rights employed a legislative and organizational means in their battle for equal rights and suffrage. The successes and failures experienced by the 14th and 15th amendments helped shape the landscape of the American suffrage movement that culminated in the 19th amendment. The assigned readings addresses the legislative and organizational avenues that were actively utilized by advocates of women’s rights and suffrage, albeit in slightly different ways....   [tags: Suffrage, Rights, Constitution] 1292 words
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Vietnam War: The Ho Chi Minh Trail - The Ho Chi Minh Trail played a very significant role in Vietnam War and helped the North Vietnam with the war against South Vietnam. The construction of trails started when North Vietnam wanted paths to travel to South Vietnam. United States tried many ways to block and destroy the trail to stop the travel of supplies from North to South. Ho Chi Minh trail was very dangerous since it went through jungles and mountains. The trail was used to transport supplies from North by foot until roads were improved for transportation....   [tags: north and south vietnam, paths] 818 words
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Why Does Religion Still Appeal Today - Daily life presents human beings with a multitude of questions that they have been attempting to answer since before they learned to write them down. How did we get here. Why are we here. Is there even a reason for our being here. What happens when we die. Why do we have to die. Why do bad things happen to good people. What is the difference between a good person and a bad person, anyway. While every religion-not to mention the many paths or denominations of those religions-has a different approach, they all strive to give their practitioners a sense of purpose and a way to better themselves....   [tags: spiritual, paths, beliefs, culture]
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Government as a Living Organism - Within the American system of government, there is an innate need for a structure or agency that develops strategy and maintains power. “Ecology” is a term used to describe living organisms and their interactions between their natural and developed environment and was first applied to the field of public administration by the late Professor John M. Guas of Harvard University (Stillman, 2010). Using this view, the organization and its employees are like the structure of a living organism. The environment of the organization contributes to the establishment of the power that it will come to acquire or lose over its life....   [tags: Ecology, Agencies, Paths] 920 words
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Network Load Balancing - Load balancing is a method for distributing workloads across multiple computers, such as a cluster, a Central Processing Unit, network links, or disk drives to optimize resource use, maximize throughput, minimize response time and avoid overload of any one of the resources. By using multiple components that use load balancing, it can increase reliability and speed through redundancy, instead of using a single component to achieve the desired result. The Load balancing is achieved through dedicated software or hardware like a multilayer switch or a domain name switch (DNS) server process....   [tags: computers, routing paths, servers] 659 words
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Two Paths with the Same Destination - Books are one of the first forms of entertainment. Used to capture history, educate as well as entertainment. Books are sold all over the world. Due to the popularity of electronic devices, books were thought to be fading into history along with 8 tracks, and VHS tapes. Nevertheless, there is still a need and demand for paper back books and when considering going green over antique. Both E Books and paper back books have the core elements in common; however, they each have their own quirks that make them more desirable to some and less to others....   [tags: digital books vs. paper books] 681 words
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Paths to Becoming a Neonatal Nurse - ... Registered nurses are also required to do clinical experiences. Nurses work in different departments in the hospitals such as critical care, emergency services, acute care medical and surgical pediatric, NICU, and hematology-oncology and perioperative services. They will spend one week in each department interning with the registered nurses. Before any registered nurse gets a job at a hospital they have to obtain a nursing license and a background check. The nursing license is called the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN)....   [tags: degree, license, education] 630 words
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Unique Paths to the Supreme Court - ... He was able to improve public goods like roads and hospitals, while still cutting taxes (Newton 209). Over his life, Warren served in the army, as a district attorney, as Attorney General, and as Governor. One of his first and only political upsets occurred in 1948 when he ran for Vice President against the incumbent President Truman (Schwartz 2). After another defeat by President-elect Eisenhower, Warren decided not to run for a fourth term as Governor. Unless he garnered a new position in Eisenhower’s administration, his political career would be over (Schwartz 2)....   [tags: elected, politics, attorney] 1007 words
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The Psychological Labyrinth in Owl Creek Bridge, Yellow Wallpaper, and Garden of Forking Paths - The Psychological Labyrinth in Owl Creek Bridge, Yellow Wallpaper, and Garden of Forking Paths    For millennia, the labyrinth has been used as a sacred tool for spiritual enlightenment.   Sometimes called a "divine imprint" because of its prevalence combined with its unknown origin,   the labyrinth provides a "transcendent experience of connection and clarity" ("What is a Laby-   rinth") through the act of walking the winding paths to its center. Unlike a maze, which has dead   ends and trick turns, the labyrinth has only a single path leading to and from the center; the   principle of the labyrinth is such that a person must traverse every inch of space before reaching   his/h...   [tags: Occurrence Owl Creek Bridge Essays]
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A Good Man is Hard to Find: The Cross of Two Spiritual Paths - The Cross of Two Spiritual Paths: The Characterization of the Grandmother and the Misfit and How Their Rendezvous Connects Them Both to a Religious Awakening of Faith, Grace, and Salvation. Obeying Pontius Pilate's orders, the Roman soldiers nailed Jesus onto a cross but not before ridiculing and physically beating him. At nine o' clock in the morning, the men proceeded to crucify him along with two robbers. One of the robbers joined the soldiers in lampooning Jesus while the other one asked for forgiveness in hopes of reserving his place in Heaven; within hours, all three men had died....   [tags: American Literature] 2202 words
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The Paths We Choose - To take someone’s life; is it truly wrong. This is not that simple of a question, because every time a life is taken it isn’t out of cold blood. Sometimes it is just the opposite of that thought. The portrayal of George and Carlson in the book Of Mice and Men is of life takers. They differ by moral standings; the bonds they share with the character is life they take, and how take that character's life affects them. While George takes a life out of mercy, Carlson did what he thought was necessary....   [tags: John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men] 661 words
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What Career Paths are Available in Pharmacy - From About.Com Health Careers, I’m given a quick overview of all the different types of pharmacists. I will only focus on the areas that interest me instead of researching several different topics that do not hold my attention. The first area of pharmacy I will research is retail pharmacy. These pharmacists are placed in stores grocery stores and other stores like Walgreens and CVS. Next, I will find information about pharmacies in a clinical setting, which are located in hospitals. These pharmacists work with doctors to determine the best types of medicine for a patient....   [tags: health careers, home infusion, retail pharmacy]
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Effects of War Exposed in All Quite on the Western Front, Bury the Dead, and Paths of Glory - Effects of War Exposed in All Quite on the Western Front, Bury the Dead, and Paths of Glory        "From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war." Margot Asquith revealed her discontent with war in this quote. War is defined in the American Heritage Dictionary as a concerted effort or campaign to combat or put an end to something considered injurious....   [tags: All Quiet on the Western Front Essays]
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The Similar Paths Taken by Characters in Soldier Boys - Soldier Boys is about 2 boys from different places from the world, but they are both fighting for the same thing, and that is freedom. Spencer who is from USA, and Dieter who is from Germany. Both of the boys are from small families,and both of the boys are minor citizens. The book starts of with Spencer trying to convince his father that he want to go the the military, and fight for his freedom. His father and mother does not agree with this, but as the conflict continues, his father signs the contract....   [tags: freedom, troops, shot] 713 words
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Hinduism and Christianity: Monotheistic Paths to One God. - Trimurti of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva and the Christian Trinity of God the Father, Jesus the Son and the Holy Spirit. In comparing Trinity and Trimurti, religious scholar, Anuradha Veeravali (Indian Philosophies, Encyclopedia of Religion) draws parallels between Brahma and God, Vishnu and the Holy Spirit, and Shiva and Jesus, but persists in the common idea that Christianity is a monotheistic faith while Hinduism is polytheistic. However, Bede Griffiths, a Christian priest living in India, has dared to challenge this firm notion of polytheism, offering comparisons between the Christian Trinity and a different Hindu Triad- Brahman /Atman/Purusha - to conclude that both faiths ultimately share...   [tags: Religion]
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Two Religions-Two Paths: Buddhism and Hinduism - ... Later however, missionaries and merchants spread Buddhism to “China (100 BCE to 200 CE), Korea and Japan (300 to 500 CE), Southeast Asia (400 to 600 CE), Tibet (700 CE) and Mongolia (1500 CE).” (Park) As it spread Buddhism developed many regional forms. “Ironically, it was subsequently to die out in the very area it had originated, and was re-absorbed into Hinduism in India in the seventh century (although it has survived among the mountain people of the Himalayas and on the island of Sri Lanka).”(Park) These simple titles have a large impact on where each religion spread....   [tags: northern india, beliefs and practices]
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Higher Education: Only a Foundation - Humanity has been misled for years upon their assumptions of certain groups throughout the world. These misconceptions lead them away from the truth behind the target and are often times carried across from generation to generation. Singling out a group and spreading out incorrect inferences about them is where these misunderstandings all begin. Ignorance is a choice that people take and use to stir the truth and create confusion amongst many. These confusions sometimes even go as far leading to oppression....   [tags: alternative paths to success]
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LaPierre vs. Harris: Strategies Showdown - ... While LaPierre focuses on emotional appeals, Harris outplays LaPierre by using solid facts and statistics, which is called logos, to convince his audience. Harris mainly uses logos to support his claim and to avoid bias in the audience and himself. For instance, in order to keep his audience unbiased and to demonstrate his neutral position on gun violence, Harris uses rock solid fact to do the talking. He says, “In fact, the overall rate of violent crimes have actually fallen by 22 percent in the past decade (and 18 percent in the past five years) “(70)....   [tags: shooting, paths, audience, speech] 1827 words
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My Interest in Studying Entrepreneurship - The career path I chose to follow was entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is increasing in popularity as many more countries and organizations are trying to get their youth engaged at an early age with entrepreneurship with the express purpose of ensuring that innovation and entrepreneurship will thrive in the future (Mark). I want to become a successful entrepreneur because it has always been a dream of mine to become self-employed. I believe I have the leadership, passion, courage, vision, and persistence to start my own business and be successful....   [tags: career paths and choices] 826 words
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Japanese Culture and Homosexuality - In 1804 Napoléon I instituted The Napoleonic Code. The code outlawed rights centered on birth, endorsed freedom of religion, and indicated that administration occupations should go to the utmost capable. In 1880 after the induction of the Napoleonic Code, same-sex sexual interaction was legalized in Japan. In the feudal era, Japan held a very strong relationship with the behavior of homosexual activity between men. There were strong indications of sexual activity being a rite of passage for some men as well as a pleasure and privilege to others....   [tags: ritual paths into manhood] 1842 words
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A Novel Path Selection Method for Small Delay Defects Test - Aggressive technology scaling has resulted in increasing process variations and statistical diversity in manufacturing. Process variations result in varying in path lengths, and thus a possibly different set of critical paths for different process corners, necessitating consideration of process variation in delay test methods. Also, process variation adds some of near-critical paths to the critical/longest paths set [4]. Therefore, to maintain the reliability of circuits, testing methodologies need to be improved....   [tags: agressive technology scaling] 662 words
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Path Selection Method - The proposed method is a combination of the non-optimal and optimal solutions. At first, the design space is reduced by using heuristic approach. Next, the best solution form the reduced search space is extracted. The pseudo-code of the proposed algorithm is shown in Figure 1. Function SelectPaths(U, NSPC) 1:Find the correlations between the paths 2: Prune the paths 3: Generate correlation Matrix 4: Sort the items in the Matrix 5: Prune the Matrix 6: Write ILP formulation 7:Solve ILP Figure 1- The pseudo-code of the proposed selection method In the first step, the correlation between each two paths of the U, is calculated....   [tags: heuristic approach, algorithm designs] 933 words
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An Ad-hoc Network: Individual Devices Communicating with Each Other - ... A mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) is generally defined as a network that has many free or autonomous nodes, often composed of mobile devices or other mobile pieces, that can arrange themselves in various ways and operate without strict top-down network administration. There are many different types of setups that could be called MANETs and the potential for this sort of network is still being studied. One of the main problem in ad-hoc networking is the efficient delivery of data packets to the mobile nodes where the topology is not pre-determined nor does the network have centralized control [1]....   [tags: construction, hardware, data, nodes] 527 words
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Incorporating Congestion Control in BGP considering its Economic & Policy Effects - I. Research Question and Problem Setting The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is responsible for communication between different Autonomous Systems (AS). The Internet is comprised of a large number of Autonomous Systems (AS) and exchanging routing information between two or more AS is achieved using BGP. Inter-domain routing in the Internet is carried out majorly by one protocol – Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). BGP is a distance-vector protocol and uses TCP as its underlying mechanism. BGP peers are the routers running BGP that exchange routing information directly with each other....   [tags: Autonomous Systems, Routing Interruptions]
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Life Time Prediction of Node-to-Node Communication - 1 Introduction Now-a-days any time anywhere connectivity was needed, which can be achieved by Mobile Ad hoc networks (MANET). Infrastructure less, self-organizing networks was called MANET. Nodes in a MANET can act as routers, able to forward packets to other nodes, within its transmission region. Designing a routing protocol for such a dynamic networks was a challenging task, due to frequent link failure, limited battery power, and mobility. Huge number of routing protocols has been proposed for MANET [1], different Criteria were used to classify those protocols....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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