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Examine the main concepts of Hard Determinism
Hard Determinism can be defined by Baruch Spinoza’s quote: ‘In the mind there is no absolute or free will; but the mind is determined to will this or that by a cause, which has been determined by another cause…and so on to infinity’. This basically means that humans do not have free will, and that all moral actions have prior causes.
Hard Determinism follows the Principle of Causality, which states that everything has a cause, and every cause has an effect. In our universe, there are certain laws of nature which govern everything that happens. All of our actions come about as a direct result of these scientific laws, and each choice we make was
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causality. In countries like America we show blame and other countries show what happened with no blame.
Although, language is not only about causality, but also talked through time and space. When it comes to time Boroditsky explains how, “English speakers arrange time from left to right,” however, “Hebrew speakers do it from right to left” (Boroditsky L. 2010). Although, there are cultures where they do not use just time but rather time and space. Pormpuraawans, were found to not use right and left, but instead use east to west. Languages such as Kuuk Thaayorre rely on absolute direction of space. Pormpuraawans describe things with north, south, east and west. For example, Americans would
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field of speculative philosophy quite a new direction. Hume was an empiricist,
believing that all knowledge comes originally through sensory experience. Hume explained that things
such as space and time did not really exist, but were concepts that the mind employed in order to make
sense of reality. Likewise, Hume pointed out that there are no such thing as real causes and effects.
Instead, causality is simply a mental construct which allows us to understand things in a predictable and
practical way. Kant embraced this insight, and made it the basis for his philosophy. While Hume had
came to the depressing realization that as human beings we can never have true knowledge of reality since
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. Traditionalist vs behavioristTaking place in the 1960's, this was essentially a methodological debate revolving around the belief of Behaviouralists that IR could only advance itself by applying the methods of naturalist science. They believed that the field was too dominated by historians, who they labelled Traditionalists, who took the view that IR should be developed through more interpretive historicist methods.Behaviouralist focus was on the opinion of systems and that those analyses, and any subsequent hypotheses of causality, should be subject to empirical testing, mainly via deception. That way knowledge in IR could be progressively built up, allowing for greater intuitions and progress in
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everything do to others as you would have them do to you: for this is the law and the prophets." (Matthew 7:12 NRSV) This helps to explain why they do not harm others or cause them suffering.
Causality, the simple fact of why things happen and for what reasons, was taught by the Buddhists to explain different events in their world. This flows directly into the concept of karma. With both good and bad karma existing, the Buddhist can create a method of action based on the karma associated with that object or being. Things with positive karma will boost their own sense of karma and make them more fulfilled. Yet, the things with negative karma warn the Buddhists not to partake in these
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drug abuse grows. If we stop the marijuana, we will stop the rest of drug abuse". I have several issues with this statement: first, the simple fact that many heroin and cocaine users used marijuana first does not conclude that the latter is the result of the first. Correlation is not causality. Bierson’s vehement argument against marijuana alone become suspect, as most of these heroin and cocaine abusers had also previously used alcohol and tobacco. According to government surveys, a conservative estimate of 80 million American have tried marijuana in their life, and 20 million admit to using it recently; if marijuana were truly a gateway drug, we would see a higher percentage of regular users
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radioactive particle from and unstable atom, but the reason for
radioactive emission is that the atom's nucleus is unstable. So the radioactive
particle is contingent upon the unstable nucleus. In other words contingency does
not break down at the subatomic level , even though causality does break down.
Therefore the argument does not fail as there are still contingent beings.
Overall, it is clear that Aquinas is trying to prove the existence of God through the
cosmological arguments . The first two ways fail due to scientific discoveries but the
third way succeeds due to the idea that everything has a reason for existence. God
is the necessary being that came first as contingent beings could not exists out of
nothing and so there must have been something prior to their existence.
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, knowledge and wisdom of the time. On the one hand, the Odyssey is a story of a lost hero’s journey of returning home and retrieving his identity. On the other hand, Oedipus the King is a tragedy of a man who struggles to escape the fated destiny but finally falls into the consequences foreseen in the prophecy. Although they take different or far-flung plots to unfold their stories, they both actually are rooted in Causality, which is the notion that consequences are related to behaviors. Therefore, comparing between the Odyssey and Oedipus the King, there are similarities along with differences in the core meaning of the works.
Just as Jeffery Gitomer has said, “Great people have great values
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brain, but have no effect on any real event. Behaviour is caused by muscles that undergo nerve impulse contraction, which is produced by the input of other neurons or sensory organs.
The core motivation of epiphenomenalism lies in the premise that anything that can cause a real event by causality must itself be a physical event. If a psychological event is not a physical event, then any causal contribution in the physical world needs to violate physical law. The interaction model of Descartes' (1649) suggests that non-material events may result in small changes in the shape of the pineal gland. However, this immaterial effect, no matter how slight, means that the physical description of the
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by Kottler, that of circular causality, in which the acts of one side of a dispute causes further hostility and retaliation by the other, making the conflict seem to be perpetual and self sustaining. In such situations, the solution may be that of taking the focus off the cycle of blame and recrimination that had begun. This may even be done by one side or the other seeming to take responsibility for what happened in the past. Kottler recommends this in some situations, as it may deflect the energies involved in the conflict to other areas.This involves assuming a commitment to act differently from the way one has acted in the past. A decision such as this may be motivated by the discomfort
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highlight the need for empirical testing using Smith’s model, as well as longitudinal studies, to improve the validity of findings when using the model and to develop causality relationships. Moreover, limited testing exists that incorporates the SDT comprehensively, despite the strong correlation between autonomy, competence and relatedness with exhaustion, sense of accomplishment and sport devaluation (characteristics of burnout). Lonsdale’s study using the SDT as its central framework investigated the “relationships between behavioural regulations and athlete burnout” (Lonsdale, Hodge & Rose, 2009, p. 785) and found that self-determined motivation mediated relationships between basic
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people with memory loss.
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personality that might be overlooked if one employed measures lacking reliability” (p. 58).
However, correlation studies also have their limitations, such as providing superficial
information about a person (Cervone & Pervin, 2010). “A correlational study will provide information about an individual’s scores on the various personality tests that happen to have been used in research” (Cervone & Pervin, 2010, p. 58). The second limitation is similar to a case study, “in a correlational study it is difficult to draw firm conclusions about causality” (Cervone & Pervin, 2010, p. 58). The third limitation is when people participate in questionnaires they tend to be biased when describing themselves
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Six Sigma one way to handle the changes and implement a plan of quality that can utilizar as part of a quality in the services received by the patient. Utilization is a way of quantifying and increase the quality. Other quality activities, for example, CCT or CQI also include the use of measurements and information analysis.
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the same methods used in the natural sciences can be used in social science. Like in natural science, theory is used to produce a hypothesis and this can be verified through observation. Through explanatory theories, positivists give predictions which are tested by direct observation (Marsh and Stoker 2010: 25). Through a positivist lens, by using quantitative research discover causal relations and establish law-like generalisations about social phenomenon. Causality matters very much to those who adopt Positivism. Hume believed knowledge comes from our senses and he considered the implications of ‘cause’ and ‘effect’ within observation. By experiencing knowledge from our senses we can
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a phenomenal concept and a physical state. One way of
defending the knowledge argument would be to describe Mary’s new knowledge not
in terms of a phenomenal state but instead in terms of Qualia. For instance, the
concept of red cannot be fully understood by someone who has never seen the
colour red, no matter how well its physical properties are described. This therefore
implies that in addition to having a physical cause, an experience can also have a
phenomenal cause. Jackson describes this as Epiphenomenalism. This is the idea
that qualia is caused by experiences in the physical world however one can exist
without the other and there is no causality. Jackson first argues that it is
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, the majority of the previous studies on this subject have attempted to examine the relationship between interest rate reforms and economic growth directly. The relationship between interest rate reforms and economic growth is an indirect one. Interest rate liberalization impacts on economic growth, through its influence on financial deepening.Secondly, the majority of the previous studies on this subject have mainly used a causality test. The causal relationship between financial development and economic growth suffer from the omission-of-variable bias.Thirdly, some of the previous studies have relied on the cross-sectional data to examine the relationship between interest rate reforms and
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mover, but Aquinas made it a point that it is God, and not merely as an existence as Aristotle put it.2. Aquinas' second argument is influenced by AristotleIn Aquinas' second argument from efficient causality to explain God's existence are series of events that happened in order to cause something. If something happens it must be a caused by something outside itself; nothing can happen on its own, and so no effect can happen if you take away the cause. Again, Aquinas says that the series of events cannot go onto infinity because there would be no first cause, which the effect is depended on the first cause, and that is what "everyone gives the name God" (Melchert 278).Aquinas' second argument is
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as they please. The risk of the ship being desecrated and items being taken for personal reward or achievement without being caught is high, which is why casual divers should be kept away.Throughout the years, the wreckage of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald and how it happened has been a mystery, or at least considered a mystery by the public. After meteorological reports and reconstruction, hurricane gale force winds, an ice storm, up to 40 foot waves, technological problems and others problems concerning the boats sturdiness, the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald is not a mystery but simply a causality of brutal storms on the great lakes. Even though some people say that no one will ever know what
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Theories of International Relations
Introduction to International Relations:
- Reaslism: grounded in assumption of human nature being driven by greed,
mistrust, pride (Hobbes); in the state of nature man competes with man in
constant state of war. We want more than we have, have mistrust and then
we want to show oﬀ what we have.
- When we live in anarchy, man constantly competes with man. States
compete with states in a constant state of war.
- 1. Thucydides: “history of the Peloponnesian wars”: history is explained as
the men’s actions as opposed to fates intervening and whether it was God. It
deals solely with human causality. And it is “claimed” by realists
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traditional Kantian categories of “space, time, and causality,” ultimately implying that in modernity, synchronistic experiences work on a spiritual level and thus have the capacity to “re-sacralize the modern world and thus address the crisis of modernity.” FOOTNOTE Jung even explicitly said that he hoped synchronicity would have an effect on “the fanatical one-sidedness of scientific philosophy,” and that it would “shake the security of our scientific foundations.”
THESIS??? ---- Where Weber offers a diagnosis of the perils of modernity, uncovering the ideas and forces which gave rise to a world dominated by industry, capitalism, and rationality, the entirety of Jung’s psychotherapy, can
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hypothesis and subjecting it to an empirical test.
(Adapted from Burns, 2000: 6-7)
STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS
· Precision - through quantitative and reliable measurement
· Control - through sampling and design
· Ability to produce causality statements, through the use of controlled experiments
· Statistical techniques allow for sophisticated analyses
· Because of the complexity of human experience it is difficult to rule out or control all the variables;
· Because of human agency people do not all respond in the same ways as inert matter in the physical sciences;
· Its mechanistic ethos tends to exclude notions of freedom, choice and moral
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causality in which great deeds, words, contemplations, and directions lead to useful impacts for an individual, and terrible deeds, words, musings, and directions lead to hurtful impacts (Edwards, 2002). These impacts are not really prompt but rather can be visited upon a spirit in future lives through rebirth; also, positive or negative fortune experienced in life might be the aftereffect of fortunate or unfortunate activities performed in a previous existence. One's karmic state influences the resurrection of the spirit: great karma may prompt rebirth as a human while terrible karma can prompt resurrection as a creature or other type of non-human life (Penney, 2013). Numerous Hindus hold
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to express as follows.1) Causality from government expenses and public investments to GDP might be rejected in any of nine countries analyzed in the study, and only a short-term effect might be observed by the impulse response function.2) On the other hand, causality from the money supply to GDP might be observed significantly in four of nine countries analyzed in the study, and the impulse response function might show that effects of money supply lasts continuously.In the first quarter of 1999, the Japanese economy increased by 1.9% over the previous 3 months. It might seem low compared to the booming U.S. economy (4.3% growth), but it was the first positive growth in Japan since the
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mutually exclusive. Depression is often comorbid with other chronic diseases and can negatively affect adherence to treatment (Moussavi et al., 2007). A 2001 metaanalysis found that 11 percent of those diagnosed with diabetes met criteria for Major Depressive Disorder (with another 31 percent presenting with clinically significant depressive symptoms) (Anderson et al., 2001). Non-adherence to diabetes treatment is closely associated with depression (Bell et al., 2010). While there is still a “chicken or egg” situation when it comes to determining the direction of causality between depression and diabetes, the interactive nature of these two diseases illustrates the need for integrating
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-178p.Perdue, R.R. (1985). Segmenting State Travel Information Inquirers by Timing of the Destination Decision and Previous Experience. Journal of Travel Research, 23(6):6-11.Pike, S. & Ryan, C. (2004). Destination Positioning Analysis through a Comparison of Cognitive, Affective, and Conative Perceptions. Journal of Travel Research, 42(May):333-342.Pizam, A. & Milman,A. (1993). Predicting Satisfaction among First Time Visitors to a Destination by Using the Expectancy Disconformation Theory. International journal of Hospitality Management, 12(2):197-209.Reibstein, D.J., Lovelock, C.H. & Dobson, R.P. (1980). The Direction of Causality between Perceptions, Affect, and Behavior: An
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Persuasive Essay - Gay and Lesbian Rights "If anyone says, 'I love God,' yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen cannot love God, whom he has not seen," John 4:20. So, why do heterosexual people hate homosexuals? They are ordinary people with a different lifestyle who would simply like to be treated with respect. Many organized religions believe that a 'gay' lifestyle is wrong. But, if someone is born producing hormones of the opposite sex, shouldn't we have compassion, instead of hating and labeling them as 'morally wrong'? Why are so many people homophobic? Being gay is human, not wrong.Many people say that gays and lesbians are not
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Although a lot of people play baseball two names that come to mind are Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. McGwire and Sosa are very good hitters but are also so very different hitters. McGwire and Sosa are very great athletes who share apart of baseball history. McGwire and Sosa are good players but off the field they are very charitable individuals. McGwire and Sosa have many similarities and differences. IT is hard to compare Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa's statistic's because they haven't been in the league the same amount of time. The only way to fairly evaluate and compare these two individuals is to truly wait until they have both retired from baseball. Today we can only compare them to
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Each of the characters in The Tempest finds themselves in bondage. However, by the end of the story, the same characters are set free from whatever enslaves them. A few characters one can see enslaved are Prospero, Miranda, Ariel, and Caliban.Prospero is in bondage to his magic. Since his exile by his brother from his dukedom in Milan, he has had but a few books to help pass the twelve long years. During this time, he becomes very proficient in the magic, and often uses magic instead of dealing with people normally. His liberation comes when he gets his dukedom back from his brother and decides to give up magic with the help of the audience's "good hands" (V.i.9) to set him free.Miranda is
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METHODS OF THERAPY Therapy, from a psychologist's viewpoint, has many different meanings. It can be physical or psychological, or even both. In this paper, several different aspects of therapy will be discussed. First the word therapy will be defined more clearly, and then psychotherapy and how it differs from other interactions yet is also similar. Next therapy will be examined from the Psychodynamic, Cognitive and Humanistic-Existential points of view, as well as the differences in their methods and content. I will then address Behavior therapy and some of its uses, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of Group Therapy. Finally I will look at the role of medication in treatment and
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Phineas and Gene: A Comparative Study Throughout the story, Phineas and Gene, the two main characters, showed a number of contrasting traits. Phineas was a confident, non competitive, naive, irresponsible, and unintelligent person throughout the story, whereas Gene, Phineas' roommate, was insecure, competitive, mature, responsible, and intelligent throughout the story.Phineas had a confident nature in everything he did. As Phineas and Gene first met, they noticed they were both the same height, but Phineas, being confident, said, "Where did you get that dizzy shirt?"(100). Only a person with extreme confidence could have insulted someone they just met because the other person could have
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Mafia. What does this word mean? The actual members of the Mafia aren't even sure where the word first originated or what it really means. One of the theories as to where the word came from is from Sicily, where people would yell " Morte alla Francia, Italia anela!" (Death to France, Italy groans!), therefore forming the acronym MAFIA. Others claim the word derived from the battle cry of rebels who slaughtered thousands of Frenchmen after a French soldier raped a Palermo woman on her wedding day. Their slogan echoed her mother's cry, "Ma fia, Ma fia" (my daughter my daughter). There are other less "glamorous" stories as to where the word originally formed. The most likely reasoning says that
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GAME OVER! "I don't like it. People won't be able to come to these games anymore, and I don't like that". A sad nine - year - old fan voices his concerns on the 1994 major League Baseball strike. The '94 baseball season has come to an abrupt end. Players have ceased play because they feel they are being treated unfairly with the owner's plan to impose a salary cap. Owners are finding it difficult to come to terms with their own disagreements. Small market teams are rising to power with their demands while large market team owners are finding it hard to deal with the teams and their issues, while still trying to please the players. In essence, it is a three - way battle between the two sides
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I wanted to lie down and cry. When I got home from the student/teacher/parent conference in fifth grade my mind was in shambles. After I had done everything possible to pass math, my fifth grade teacher was actually telling my Parents about my alleged poor effort. Poor effort? Didn't I do every homework assignment? Didn't I study every night and miss my favorite television show "Full house"? From an early age, I had been taught that grades are important. Good grades would lead to a college education and bad grades would lead to being a middle class nothing like my parents were.Yet it wasn't the math grade that really bothered me so much, but the fact that I was giving my all which clearly
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Multinational Companies: Out for Profit Without Regard for Life
What a company usually wants for its business is for it to be an successful establishment and to make an abundance of profit. Some businesses do not pose any concern on what they have to do to make this profit as long as it done. Multinational companies are firms with their home base in one country and operations in many other nations. (Molyeux, 133). Most of these very immense firms establish in third word countries were they can manufacture the same identical product for very low costs compared to establishing the same firm in the western Countries producing that product. Most of these
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The Dictionary of Social Work roughly defines middle adulthood as the period between forty-five and sixty-four years of age. There are four main tasks in this stage. They include meeting intimacy and family needs, satisfying achievement needs, taking care of elderly parents, and coping with end of life issues. Erikson identifies the need for achievement during midlife, which fits into his stage of generativity vs. stagnation. Success in adulthood is defined by feelings of connectedness and the ability to take care of others. Generativity is the satisfaction resulting from positive relationships with family and friends and the idea of leaving a heritage behind. Stagnation, on the other hand
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Political Socialization There are many ways that our ideas are shaped and influenced as we grow up. This process by which we develop certain ways of thinking is called political socialization. There are three main influences which change and shape us being, the family, the mass media, and formal education.The family definitely has the greatest impact on us as we grow. This is primarily because ever since the beginning of childhood we are exposed to the ideas of our parents. Their ideas are the ideas that young children learn, and soon begin to form these ideas are their own. The saying that "You never get a second chance to make a first impression" holds true here in that this is what first
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Procrastination and Regrets It's Thursday afternoon and Jack has nothing to do except his homework. However, Jack doesn't feel like doing his homework, so he thinks to himself "I'll do my homework tomorrow night and go to a house party tonight." Ah yes, like many other young adults, Jack has resorted to procrastination. The procrastination bug, like young adults has also become abundant in parents.One thing that many young adults procrastinate about doing is their homework. Many students, when given long-term assignments, put it off until the week or maybe even the night before the assignment is due. This type of procrastinator will wondering to themselves, "Why didn't I do it earlier?" It's
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In his poem, "The Day Lady Died", Frank O'Hara refrains from using all the conventional patterns of elegiac poetry. Instead of the common reflection of grief, utilizing tragic laments and a recount of greatness now gone, O'Hara's seemingly ordinary poem very subtly evokes a sense of loss. At first, O'Hara's poem appears to be the account of a very typical day. His classic "I do this and I do that" style, accompanied by the simplistic description of his trivial daily , contribute to the sense of . He gets a shoeshine and, later, a hamburger. He goes to the bank and buys a gift for a friend. The little discrepancies in his routine give light to the fact that it is no ordinary day. Miss
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The best way to make cappuccino is to do it yourself. Do not rely on the abilities of a coffee shop or a restaurant chain to create your perfect drink. Shops like Bernie's and the Gourmet Bean will not have the time to make your cappuccino individually because their goal is to stick with one recipe and mass produce it. These chain shops may have a larger variety to offer, but if quality and perfection are what are what you crave, your best bet is to purchase your own cappuccino machine. To begin making cappuccino, you will need three basic components: a cappuccino machine, espresso and milk. First, find the large metal scoop attached to your machine and remove it; this is called the doser
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Computing (IT)- essay by matthew foote Will the internet keep the U.K competitive in a world market, in terms of industry? Recently there has been emphasis for electronic business. Judging by IBM's recent advertising campaign you would be forgiven for thinking that launching a company website leads to instant profits. IBM 's portrayal of a grandmother taking her olive oil business from rural Greece into global markets neatly demonstrates the potential of the internet for huge exposure and trade without the barriers of geography and at a lower cost. Unlocking this potential for any business in the U.K and elsewhere is no easy matter. Although several large firms in the U.K are now making real
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The invention of the automobile in the early 1900's was one of the many great inventions during that time. Cars have enabled our nation to grow and develop. Life without cars would cause the world to be a completly different place. The loss of cars would affect transportation, the economy, health, cultural development and the environment. Transportation would greatly be affected if we did not have cars. Especially in America since automobiles are the number one source of transportation. Life of everyday Americans would be slowed down. Children getting to school and employees getting to work would be a much harder task. The economy would be hurt if we did not have cars. Manufacturers would
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It is time for the topic of child sex abuse to be brought into the world of everyday reality. People need to take their heads out of the sand and not rely on the inaccurate information they have been fed in the media.From a reading of headlines in Ireland in the past few years, a visitor from outer space might be excused for assuming that all the child sexual abuse in this country had been perpetrated by Catholic clergymen - and by no one else. In fact, out of the current aggregate of 9,017 priests and brothers in Ireland (North and South), 27 priests and 11 brothers have been convicted of child sexual abuse since the 1980s, this representing a ratio of four per 1,000. Of the 38 total, 33
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The Two Sides of Humanity The journey of life is like an endless highway. Any number of obstacles could be waiting over the next hill. Fortunately, we may choose our own paths just as we can make our own choices in life. Just as a map provides directions during an excursion, there is a divine guide that provides a map for humanity. For each of us are the administrators of our own destinies. The choice is ours. Thus, in the play Everyman, author unknown, the main character Everyman represents humanity and takes us on his journey through life the same as Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, the main character Dr. Faustus takes us along his expedition in life. These individuals
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The Most Important Person in This Century Without the following person¡¦s compassionate encouragement and sympathetic support, AIDS victims would be reputed as untouchables; adolescents, who were homeless, addicted to drugs and alcohol would have never offered any concern or assistance. Without this person, people would be stubborn, stingy and closed-minded; millions of innocent patients would have been insulted, suffered and died. Undoubtedly, this important and contributive person¡¦s the honorable Princess Diana, she offered everyone with sincerity and guidance, like an angel sent by God who led desperate people out of suffering.The young Princess of Wales decided
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This book is tough to take as humorous yet its touching to look at racism in America, but Emily Mann's Having Our Say, manages to pull off the feat. Having Our Say really makes you think and try to somehow reflex on the past as if you were actually there. As a white male I amazed at how these two African American sister were able to live over a hundred years of racism and discrimination and then be able to write about their experience in humorous, yet to me very heart touching way. Having Our Say chronicles the lives of "Sadie" and "Bessie" Delaney, two elderly colored sisters (they prefer the term colored to African-American, black, and negro), who are finally having their say, now that
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Virtual Reality Virtual reality, is a computer-generated, multi-sensory human interface to computers. Virtual reality extends beyond the capability of typical workstation graphics in two ways. First, through the use of tracking sensors, the computer knows precisely the location and angle of the user's head, which enables the graphics scene to be generated in the correct perspective for each eye. Second, because a very wide-angle image is provided, which is updated 10 to 60 times a second and is often augmented with synthesized surround sound, motion, and even scent, a level of immersion in the simulated scene is achieved. Immersion, combined with correct perspective, allows the development
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The future of home television is at a crossroads with new technologies available in every direction. Will recordable DVD replace the home VCR? Will HDTV succeed with consumers? What is affecting the mass rollout of these new technologies?
The DVD story is a classic computer technology tale. All the key elements are there: vaporware, standards wars, compatibility problems, extremely high initial prices, and confusion at every turn. Even the technology's name stirs minor debate. Some claim it stands for Digital Versatile Disc, others say it means Digital Video Disc, and still others claim it's not an acronym at all.
In essence, DVD is simply the next evolutionary step from CD-ROM. DVD
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Al Capone was a heartless man, who did not care about the well-being of others; because of this, he killed many people. He led a life of show-boating and other such means of a rich and immoral man. His thoughts were only of what would help him to succeed, not of what would help others. Al Capone's mother was named Teresina Capone. Despite having many growing boys, she was still able to take in sewing piecework. Teresina was a mother of four, and also, she was a housewife. She made sure that the Capones were taken care of. Because of this, it is hard to understand why Al Capone became such a hated criminal. Gabriele Capone was Al Capone's father. Since he had the ability to read