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removal, the marbles are a symbol of Greece’s cultural heritage, and Greece has a museum ready to house the marbles.
The Parthenon Marbles should be returned to Greece because it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site dismembered: The Acropolis’ Parthenon consists a unique case of a crudely dismembered ancient building. What Lord Elgin did in the start of the 19th Century was an action of disgrace, against a monument which stances a landmark of Western Civilization. Because the actual meaning of Parthenon’s appreciation is in its unique universal value as a great symbol of Democracy therefore, a gesture of respect which would cancel Elgin’s irreverent act would be the restoration of the removed
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authorities and trying to transform all of the visitors to Christianity. Okonkwo had been able to around enough expectation on the list of people who they held an appointment to talk just how exactly to cancel the bugs that were white.
The concluding shot came after a whitened messenger shipped with an ultimatum, "The white person whose electrical power that you recognize too properly has arranged the particular meeting to prevent" (3028). Okonkwo's hatred because of his dad, despise for that white guy, also despise when you wrecked his fantasy along with also his tribe stopped the lifetime span of the messenger. He understood there wasn't any longer expectation within his clansman since the
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higher representation, and ultimately commanded their subjects to their will. The British had a comfortable grip on the running of India, with British values placed above those of the natives. In Lagaan, the British are shown to abuse their power by collecting the “lagaan”, the unfair tax that British Captain Andrew Russell knows the villagers cannot pay due to prolonged drought, despite the villagers’ complaints. Additionally, the British were given the task of enlightening the native people with the English ways of life, including culture, education, sport, and language. As present in his famous speech “Macaulay’s Minute”, Sir Thomas Babington claims that “it seems to be admitted on all
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Marc at the present time.3. GREG - MOTIVATIONAL INFLUENCESGreg was employed in a purely technical role and then chose to follow the management route, a trend fairly typical amongst senior technical people (myself included). As a result of the similarity of our situations, it is interesting to try and apply the theoretical models of motivation to Greg's "case".It is quite easy to cancel out the models that do not apply to Greg, but sometimes quite hard to determine exactly what motivates him. Unlike Marc, Greg would tend to be primarily on the social and ego levels of the Maslow and Alderfer model.· The Self-actualising ModelGreg is most certainly concerned with achieving some kind of
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always drank regularly, whether or not she was an alcoholic like her mother is unsure, but it is genetic and highly likely. In Canada, Claire thought she had found love and married her first husband. He divorced pregnant Claire only ten months later, leaving her feeling worthless and confused. In a “desperate effort to create some sort of future”(Darkness Visible, 28), Claire married her second husband, Elliot. This was a tepid marriage, leaving a void still inside Claire. Claire proposed the family live in Pairs for a year and after Elliot reluctantly agreed, she put all of her hope, energy, and emotional investment into returning home. Elliot was forced to cancel the trip due to financial
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Government Should not Reduce Funding for Art
–Based on The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Case Study
Whether the government has given cultural and artistic sponsorship and subsidies have always been a controversial topic (Shan 2016). In recent years, the amount of art funding in many countries has been declining. In the United States, for example, in 2011, the American art fund fell to a record low after the financial crisis in 2013. In the government's non-military budget, art expenditure only accounted for 0.28%, and local government spending fell by 21% (Glaister 2018). In fact, culture and art are a key part of the country's soft power (Nye 2008). Countries and
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with top employees and suggested them to focus on four great products one in each quadrant and cancel all other products. By just doing this in Apple he saved the company. In his autobiography he stated “Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding that to do.” Which is true for companies and products. Every year Jobs used to take his “top 100” people on a retreat and on the last day he used to ask them to come up with 10things company needs to focus, after much struggle when group comes up with the 10 things he used to slash bottom seven and announce only top 3 would be considered. Such was the focus and commitment he had towards Apple.
2. Simplify: Steve Jobs ability to focus was
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Ernest Hemingway’s Hills like White Elephants
The short story Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway is a story about a man and woman who are sitting at a bar at a small train station somewhere in Spain. They seem to be having a heated conversation about a mysterious “operation”. The author never explicitly says what the issue is between the man and woman, but it can be assumed it is about a huge and personal decision they have to make because of the literary devices the author uses. Throughout the story the author hints at what the mysterious operation really is. Hemingway uses symbolism, setting, and imagery to convey
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Prof. Tamara O’Callaghan
5 May 2017
Walter Freeman and the Invention of the Lobotomy
In Steely Library’s digital archives, one of the postcards from the Gilliam family collection is entitled Western Kentucky Asylum for the Insane, Hopkinsville, KY. The postcard dates back to 1915 and portrays a beautiful building, complete with red bricks and white columns. Many of the insane asylums around this time were built similarly, but even their picturesque exterior could not hide the horrors which occurred within. Insane asylums built in the early to mid 1900s were still getting on their feet, and many of them encountered problems with patient care early on
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When I was a child, my late father and I would spend every moment of the summer season on
the sparkling white sand of the beach near our home. We would dance, kicking up the shiny
surface so that the droplets glimmered like diamonds in the sunlight. We would lie on our backs
and stare at the sky, until the swirling clouds began to take on our imaginative shapes mingled
together by our fantastical minds. We would grip imaginary weapons and fight, thrusting swords
like the most violent of fantasy pirates. These unforgettable days went on and on, a never ending
cycle of blue skies, imprinted forever in my mind. My earliest memories are filled with images
of my father in these
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How much of a threat does the robotics revolution represent for human employment in New Zealand in the next 30 years?
In order to understand the threats that robotics may pose to human employment in the future, it is important to examine the ways in which robots and computerization are already influencing different employment industries today, and how they have changed our labor practices in the past. If this information is then compared with current trends and statistics in New Zealand’s employment market conclusions can be drawn about how robotics might influence New Zealand employment in the next thirty years.
Evolution in employment methods has been seen in the
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A review of “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”.
In the article “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”, Indigenous affairs editor, Fitzpatrick (2017) presents the socioeconomic situation of the Aboriginal people, using the views of the former prime minister’s advisor, Josephine Cashman. Miss Cashman pointed out that the promises made to the indigenous people, presented in the Mabo case, had not been fulfilled accordingly after the year 1992. Many indigenous people still have inadequate housing, poor health, restricted education and lower average incomes. About 25 years from the Wik decision, many Aboriginals were classified under the
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Annie Shepherd-Barron, Luxmoore
Comparison Between the Portrayal of Tom Buchanan and Jay Gatsby in Chapters 1 to 6
Fitzgerald purposefully portrays Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan in contrasting ways to emphasise the variety of money within the American market, during the era in which the novel is set. A major difference between the two men is ‘new money’ and ‘old money’, where Gatsby represents ‘new money’, but Daisy and Tom represent ‘old money’. The contrast between the two comes down to where the money originated from; "Old money" families have fortunes dating from the 19th century or before, have built up powerful and influential social connections and tend to hide their wealth and
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Boston Pizza is a Canadian fast food restaurant, which began in Edmonton, Alberta, on August 12, 1964. The restaurant had begun operations on 17 different locations in western Canada by 1970. In 1968 a royal Canadian mounted police officer Jim treliving noticed the growing popularity of Boston pizza and he bought the rights to start a restaurant in British Colombia. He was the first franchisees of Boston pizza.
At present, Boston Pizza operates over 380 locations in Canada. The company’s business extends to the United States and Mexico.in 1984 Boston Pizza makes a big appearance on the world stage as the official pizza provider for Expo '86 in Vancouver, B.C. this expo helps the
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Sioe Liang Ngeow ( Caden )
15 June 2017
Wisely Use Of Social Media
In the era of modernity, the application of technology is already inevitable, especially the use of social media. Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have come into widespread use globally. As we all know, Mark Zuckerberg, as the chairman and chief executive officer of Facebook is ranked as one of the top ten wealthiest people in the world. The success of Mark Zuckerberg can directly show that the amount of people who use Facebook is numerous. As the use of social media has become increasingly popular, it brings both the good and the bad effects to our society. However, I believe that the
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Evaluate each expression when y = 6.
1. 7 – y = 2. y – 3 = 3. 6 + y = 4. y + 2 = 5. y – 2 =
6. y – 1 = 7. 7 + y = 8. y + 8 = 9. 3 + y = 10. y + 4 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 4.
11. y + 5 = 12. y – 7 = 13. 2 – y = 14. 7 – y = 15. 9 – y =
16. y + 6 = 17. 6 – y = 18. y – 5 = 19. y + 4 = 20. y + 9 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 8.
21. y + 5 = 22. y – 8 = 23. 2 – y = 24. 6 – y = 25. y – 1 =
26. y – 9 = 27. 4 + y = 28. 1 + y = 29. 9 – y = 30. y + 4 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 1.
31. y – 8 = 32. 2 + y = 33. y – 2 = 34. y – 4 = 35. 6 – y = 36. y – 6 =
37. y – 5 = 38. 4 + y = 39. y – 9 = 40. y – 3 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 7.
41. y + 4 = 42. 3 + y = 43. 2 – y = 44. 7
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A home automation system typically connects controlled devices to a central hub or "gateway". The user interface for control of the system uses either wall-mounted terminals, tablet or desktop computers, a mobile phone application, or a Web interface, that may also be accessible off-site through the Internet. Also it will control lighting, climate, entertainment systems, and appliances. It may also include home security such as access control and alarm systems. When they are connected with the Internet, home devices are an important constituent of the Internet of Things.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, home appliances, and other items embedded
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COM 263: 18FA5689
9 September 2018
My Personal Culture
The Hispanic culture has different values, beliefs, and traditions. Family is highly value. Family is a close-knit group and the most important social group to gather in any events or special days. The Hispanic “family unit” includes not only parents and children but also grandparents and extended family. Individuals within the family have moral responsibilities to help other members of the family experiencing financial problems, unemployment, health conditions and any other life issues. They show the importance placed upon relationship within their family extending a hand in good times
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are said in the media about Arabs and Muslims that would never be tolerated or said about any other group," says Amer. "You receive constant messages about how your community is full of terrorists, ignorant people, oppressive people” (Clay). Muslims have been unfairly treated because many of us assume their all the same but each one of them live their lives differently. So, you should never assume their culture has something to do with why some Muslims have done terrorist attacks like 9/11.
However, the debt crisis in the United States after 9/11 was one of the biggest economic impact. Without the war with Afghanistan we were on debt with between $19 trillion to $17 trillion this percentage