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CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION TO MEDIATION
· is a process where a 3rd party helps others manage their conflicts who is neutral and impartial, facilitates an interest-based communicative process, enabling disputing parties to explore concerns and to create outcomes.
· is a one form of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR).
· Is a philosophy of human nature.
· Is about empowering people to make their own informed choices rather than
having a 3rd party make decisions for them.
· Is grounded in the belief that conflict offers an opportunity to build stronger individuals, more satisfying relationships, and better communities.
· Offers disputants a chance to talk it out in a safe and controlled
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· promote healthy communities.
Bias to settle
· is seen as a weakness of the problem-solving approach where mediators subtly influence the parties toward settlement.
· Instead of focusing on the problems to be solved, the transformative mediator should focus on the growth of the individuals.
· Assist the parties in discovering their personal values
· Empower the disputants’ inner strength
· Help each person recognize and empathize with the other party.
· Arrives with a mental map and list of questions to help the parties through a journey of self-discovery that may or may not lead to problem resolution.
· Assumes that once the parties are transformed
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management styles. This paper covers three alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques that can be used for reducing the risk of conflict. Additionally, four companies were benchmarked to determine how ADR techniques are used for conflict resolution.Conflict ResolutionThe first ADR technique, "facilitation", stated by the EEOC (2011, para VIII-C), "involves the use of techniques to improve the flow of information in a meeting between parties to a dispute." The facilitator usually meets with both parties of the dispute at the same time. To achieve a jointly agreed upon goal, the facilitator should remain impartial to the topics or issues and focusing on procedural assistance while moving
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bound process can be mitigated by the implementation of technology.
B. Identify and highlight the pain points in the current trade dispute and arbitration process. Suggest implementation of blockchain system to improve efficiency and reduce time by digitalizing the documentation involved in the dispute settlement process.
3. Roles and responsibilities
The following table defines the roles and responsibilities associated with the project:
SP Jain School of Global Management
Academic Mentor – Global Finance
Dr. Nawazish Mirza
Set strategy and direction Review the final reports
Review project quality & provide guidance to the core execution team
Help in resolution
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corporate office about the situation. Because she avoided the situation, she had to go to her bank and get copies of the payment transaction and the company had to investigate it. Had she worked it out with the complex and not gotten corporate involved she would not have to go through the headache of dealing with the problem.NegotiationThe decreasing volume of salmon in Wamayo River Basin has caused serious conflicts. There are different interest groups that have their own idea of how the Wamayo can be used. The environment groups want to preserve the wildlife and the commercial industry wants to use the water to increase business. Using an alternative dispute resolution to solve the conflict will
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role of the Court was related to the dispute resolution by interpreting and filling in vague aspects of disputed EC laws, in other words the Court is ‘filling in the [incomplete] contract through its legal decisions’. And finally, the ECJ was also designed to ‘decid[e] of charges of noncompliance raised by the Commission or by member states.
To overcome collective action problems, EU member states had to establish a rule of law, which makes the agreements of the treaties binding on participants. In order to achieve that, a mechanism for punishing non-compliance (judiciary system) with common agreed rules is put in place. The European Union is characterised by an existence of a rule of law, and
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their obligations (due diligence)
Access to justice
Alternative dispute resolution:
· resolving a dispute.
· Arbitration: where you appoint someone to make a decision on one or several issues on a case. Someone imposing a decision on you.
Mediation has existed for centuries
· Intuitive concept. It’s nothing something that is new.
Why did mediation become so popular?
· There has been this growing dissatisfaction with the legal system
· 1930’s divorce was very hard to get – hard to prove adultery, abuse, etc
· 1968 the divorce act has been enacted – no fault divorce
· instated concepts on ideas – spouse support, child support
· 1968 created a whole new
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public consumption. Do the risks of products out weigh the potential for good? One needs to compile an accurate collection of records relating to testing and have available for review by a person with appropriate expertise. Once the product is made public, an explicit information packet needs to be drafted. A failure to properly warn about side effects or issues that have been discovered earlier can result in awarding damages to the plaintiff. The easiest way to thwart a strict liability suit is by detailed disclosure of all relevant information.MediationCovidien must have an established plan for alternative dispute resolution as a means of mitigating a lengthy court battle should the occasion
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dispute resolution system of Canadian Courts within the context of common workplace related conflicts. The intent of this paper is to argue that both systems are representative of the culture, atmosphere, expectations ad mindset of the society and its constituents and therefore are effective in there own right, for example, substance abuse in the form of alcohol consumption while on duty is not an acceptable behavior in any work place. Employer whether a Canadian one or an Afghani is completely within its rights to expect that the employee be sober and not engage in such an irresponsible activity while on paid time. Both dispute resolution system would therefore lead to a penalty for the employee
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individuals form a totally incompatible ideas, values or perception (Runde & Flanagan, 2012, p.30). Therefore, it is crucial that leaders have conflict resolution skill to clarify a dispute. According to Wellington (2011, p. 168), the key factors in resolving a conflict are accepting and understanding the various viewpoints. This exemplifies that leaders can deal with conflicts constructively if they help team members to completely understand the others’ points of view and discuss the merits of each aspect to figure out the strategy that most benefits the business. Understanding might create a win-win situation because it allows people involved to shift their perspective and share their view of the
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cause significant harm to the organization and its reputation, especially if the organization is defeated in court.With respect to these negatives, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) offers an alternative to litigation with several advantages. First, the costs of ADR are generally much less than litigation (usually about one-third of the cost). Second, using ADR generally results in a more expeditious process. The parties have more input and control over the progression of the case, the choice of the decision maker, and the dates and locations of meetings and general scheduling issues. In addition, ADR can be binding (arbitration) or non-binding (mediation). By pursuing mediation in the first
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conditioned by the provisions of such
act or joint resolution.
14. The U.S. assumes no obligation to be bound by any election, decision, report, or finding of the Council or
Assembly in which any member of the League and its self-governing dominions, colonies, or parts of
empire, in the aggregate, have cast more than one vote, and assumes no obligation to be bound by any
decision, report, or finding of the Council or Assembly arising out of any dispute between the U.S. and any
member of the League if such member, or any self-governing dominion, colony, empire, or part of empire
united with it politically has voted.
When members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee learned of former President
Woodrow Wilson’s death in 1924, they asked their chairman, Henry Cabot Lodge, to represent
them at the funeral. Learning of this plan, the president’s widow sent Lodge the following note:
“Realizing that your presence would be embarrassing to you and unwelcome to me, I write to
request that you do not attend.”
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. All Service Credits owing for the last month of the Term will be credited to Rogers in the form of a cheque, payable to Rogers Communications Canada Inc.
5. ANNUAL REVIEW OF SERVICE LEVEL METRICS
Once annually, Supplier and Rogers may, at both parties mutual agreement, negotiate in good faith to revise existing Service Levels as reasonably required and mutually agreed, and to establish Service Levels for any service or function comprising part of the Network Design Services that does not initially have a Service Level specified in this Agreement.
6. VALIDATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
From the date that the OPE Design Scorecard is produced by Rogers and provided to the Supplier, Supplier
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considered invalid from its conception despite being declared in a court of law/
Voidable- recognized as valid for all purposes until it’s judicially declared a nullity.
-Void Marriage---INCEST (brother marrying sister, or his aunt)
5. Religion, Disability, Race, Child’s Preference, and Separating siblings
6. Time schedules, Decision making protocols, Expectations for parental cooperation and communication, Dispute resolution options, and Financial support agreements
7. Abstention Doctrine, Domestic Relations
8. Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol- seeking to annul the marriage on the ground that he/she was under the influence of liquor and so inebriated that he/she didn’t understand the nature
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only 3% of revenue goes back into the African communities affected by the sport. He quotes that the money that goes
back into Africa from hunting ‘pales’ in comparison to the money that comes in from tourism. The point of this
argument is to show that hunting is not only bad for the population of desirable animals, but it is also a selfish sport,
with little to no profit returning to its origin. The use of statistics within the argument also makes the author look well
informed of the topic to the audience, further persuading them to join his side of the dispute.
Jeff Flocken, the author of the editorial, writes about his belief that the trophy hunting of lions is unlawful and
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international legal texts, these clauses dealing with "extreme urgency" and protecting the public are very vague. In fact, Article 31 and 39(3) lead to the dispute whether the situation in South Africa was falling into the case of national emergency or other circumstances of extreme urgency.Finally we have to mention that there are Article 41(1) and 41(5) in the TRIP's, according to which it is the sole discretion of the government of South Af-rica to set up a dispute resolution procedure for patent violations. This means that this case cannot be brought before the WTO Dispute Settlement Panels.2.Medicines and Related Substances Control Amendment ActAs it was mentioned before the Medicines and
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‘The General Assembly may discuss any questions or any matters within the scope of the present Charter…and…may make recommendations to the Members of the United Nations or to the Security Council’ (article 10 UN Charter)
– Check the power of the GA.
- The GA cannot make international law because the UN Charter says so.
- The GA only discusses international issues and makes ‘recommendations’ to the members of the UN or the Security Council.
2. Unilateral acts
Nuclear Tests Cases (1974): ‘it is well recognised that declarations made by way of unilateral acts concerning legal or factual situations, may have the effect of creating legal obligations’ (cf. Frontier Dispute (Burkina
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manage the multiple stakeholders and make
communication with them effective and efficient as the previous company projects, functional or
matrix systems failed due to miscommunication. The project organization structure has a balanced
team structure required for this specific project.
The role of a project manager includes -
Stakeholder management plan, WBS, communication plan, Safety Plan, Stakeholder management
plan, Milestones, Dispute resolution plan, Accounts, Tenders, EOI, Designers invitation, Procurement
process, Managing partners and getting sponsors, Meeting timelines
Figure 3 Network of stakeholders
A professional project manager is a great communicator; in projects, communication is
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that recognises the needs of children and responsibilities of parents. They allow for maximum flexibility to meet the changing needs of parents and their children (Nanlohy, 2002).The Family Law Act 1975 both reflected and reinforced a major cultural change in Australian society. The introduction of the Act is perceived as the event which marked the turning point in family composition and interpersonal relations in Australia (AustLII, 2000). Along with the establishment of the Family Court of Australia, it gave a clear public focus to family disputes and family dispute resolution and adjudication. As Elizabeth Evatt, the former Chief Justice of the Family Court, said of the Act, "It can
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. Shops (or showrooms as they like calling them) on the other hand reduce customer transaction costs as potential buyers can physically examine goods before making online purchases, provide extra confidence in the brand, make returns (or collection) and servicing more easily available. (Evesham.com)Ø Case 2: Vertical-integration retailingNegotiation costs are low for integrated retailers for two reasons. One is due to the fact that dispute resolution within integrated retailers is much superior to those of non-integrated retailers when it comes to e-commerce strategy. Second there are fewer brands to deal with. Non-integrated distributors have to negotiate new set of terms for every
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contracts are mentioned, along with sexual consent laws in America and various civil and criminal penalties in places such as the U.S. Dispute resolution and American contract laws are examined, along with equality and contract breaches.
The idea that a BDSM contract could safeguard against cries of nonconsent is not only illusory but hazardous, as the mere existence of the contract can be taken as proof of the dom’s criminal sexual aggression. More importantly, the contract may actively subvert the dom’s choices and limits: a sub desiring fuller domination can force the dom’s hand, either by threatening to break the contract and leave unless more drastic measures are taken.
Castleman, M. (2012
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independancy — and by the way in the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I
desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not
put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. If
perticuliar care and attention is not paid to the Laidies we are determined to foment a Rebelion, and will not hold
ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation.
That your Sex are Naturally Tyrannical is a Truth so thoroughly established as to admit of no dispute, but such of
you as wish to be happy willingly give up the harsh title of
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which carries on business similar to that of the employer within a radius of one (3) kilometres from the employer, without the express written consent of the employer (provided that such consent will not be unreasonably withheld).DISCIPLINE AND GRIEVANCES:The employer and employee commit to the pursuit of prompt resolution of any discipline or grievance matter in good faith and will continue to fulfil their respective obligations under this employment agreement while the resolution process is in progress.The employee and the employer shall discuss any discipline or grievance matter and the employee shall be given the opportunity to respond to any concerns about the employee's performance or
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Police Body Worn Cameras
Conflict Management and Negotiation
April 29, 2016
Running head: POLICE BODY WORN CAMERAS 1
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Negotiation occurs when a limited resource needs to be shared, when parties want to create something that neither party can achieve alone, or to resolve a problem or dispute between parties (Lewicki, 2011). The principled negotiation process involves analysis of the situation, review of interests and perceptions, and development of options to find a solution that is mutually acceptable. Integrative negotiation allows the entities involved in principled negotiation to achieve the goals by creating value, expanding the pie, and allowing for a
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.26 In the same year,
North Korea unsuccessfully
tested several ballistic missiles
capable of carrying nuclear war-
heads, and the United Nations
Security Council unanimously
adopted a resolution demanding
that it suspend its missile pro-
gram and banned all UN mem-
ber states from (1) selling mate-
rial or technology for missiles or
weapons of mass destruction to
North Korea, and (2) receiving
missiles, banned weapons, or
related technology from North
Korea. North Korea immediately
rejected the Security Council’s
decision.27,28 In July 2007 North
Korea agreed to permanent dis-
abling of a nuclear reactor com-
plex at Yongbyon.29
In 2003, Iran, which is a
member of the NPT, had begun
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The short story 'The Yellow Wall-Paper' written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a cry for freedom. This story is about a woman who fights for her right to express what she feels, and fights for her right to do what she wants to do. The narrator in this short story is a woman whose husband loves her very much, but oppresses her to the point where she cannot take it anymore. This story revolves around the main character, her oppressed life, and her search for freedom.There are many male influences in this woman's life and although they may mean no harm, push her over the edge. The main character's husband, John, and her brother are well-known physicians. They use their power to control the main
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Edgar Allen Poe's Symbolism of Death in 'The Fall of the House of Usher'Death is defined as, 'The termination or extinction of something' (American Heritage Dictionary). Edgar Allen Poe uses this description in 'The Fall of the House of Usher' in different ways. Poe's intention when writing 'The Fall of the House of Usher' was not to present a moral, lesson, or truth to the reader; he was simply trying to bring forth a sense of terror to the reader. Poe's mind works this way, and critics believe this statement, especially when related to this story.Edgar Allen Poe was born in Boston on January 19, 1809. His life was filled with tragedies that started when he was ten months old and until he
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When one begins to analyze a military novel it is important to first look at the historical context in which the book was written. On the nights of February 13-14 in 1944 the city of Dresden, Germany was subjected to one of the worst air attacks in the history of man. By the end of the bombing 135,000 to 250,000 people had been killed by the combined forces of the United States and the United Kingdom. Dresden was different then Berlin or many of the other military targets which were attacked during World War II because it was never fortified or used for strategic purposes and, therefore, was not considered a military target. Because of it's apparent safety, thousands of refugees from all
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Psychoanalysis is a system of psychology originated by the Viennese physician Sigmund FREUD in the 1890's and then further developed by himself, his students, and other followers. It consists of three kinds of related activities: (1) a method for research into the human mind, especially inner experiences such as thoughts, feelings, emotions, fantasies, and dreams; (2) a systematic accumulation of a body of knowledge about the mind; and (3) a method for the treatment of psychological or emotional disorders.Psychoanalysis began with the discovery that HYSTERIA, an illness with physical symptoms that occurred in a completely healthy physical body--such as a numbness or paralysis of a limb or a
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It can be said that a certain degree of darkness lies within every person, but this darkness will not surface unless given the correct environment. The darkness, however, can emerge and ultimately destroy the person if not checked by reason. If one's inner darkness does surface, the victim then is given the opportunity to reach a point in personal growth, and to gain a sense of self-knowledge from it. That is, when one's darkness appears, one must learn from this experience how he or she can prevent similar results from occurring in the future. It is ultimately through self-knowledge that we gain the power to defeat our inner darkness, and all of its elements. Just as everyone has the
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, perhaps he was a woman, or a feminist.If Homer was a feminist or a woman, then the story of the Trojan War may not have been true, and in actuality, may be an entertaining interpretation of an actual Trojan War. Since the Trojan War supposedly started because of a dispute between the gods and mortals, the Trojan War probably started because of a reason other than the reason Homer that gives. If Homer were a woman, then he would have directed his audience into believing that women were at a higher level than men were by use of his epics. Ultimately, Homer would be utilizing his feminine characteristics when telling his stories with underlying messages of feminine superiority or equality.
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Aggressive and PassiveAggressive and Passive are two inverse attitudes to things, events or life. They cause different results. Offred and Ophelia are two women who have contrary destinies because of their different attitudes.Offred is a powerless woman in "the Handmaid's Tale". She's a handmaid of a commander in Gilead. She has no freedom. She belongs to him as a property. Her only duty is to have sex with the commander and give birth to a baby. Ophelia is also a weak woman in "Hamlet" play. She has no power over anybody. But their fates in the end are quite different. Offred succeeds in escaping from the dystopian socityGilead, while Ophelia dies of drown. Because Offred is affressive but
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Even though the books of Black Boy and Grapes of Wrath gave a vivid picture of the past American life to the readers regarding the socio-economic bigotry. Both books are similar in focusing the social and economic discrimination in the family setting. On Grapes of Wrath the California prejudice against the immigrants. Prejudice was a strong word, which leaves a bitter taste in the mouth. It is the prejudice against the migrant workers by the established financially Californians. Steinbeck provides four clear examples of prejudice; the man whose children died of starvation, the fishing story, the California police officer and the history of Californians. The best picture to describe was on
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Leprosy is very dangerous for your personal health. It can make you skin fall off. Leprosy slowly eats away at you body. It is deadly to all genders, all ages, all sizes and all races.Another name for leprosy is Hansen's Disease. Leprosy is caused by the organism mycobacterium leprae. The pathogen that carries it is bacteria. Throughout the years people have suspected that inhaling and touching the bacteria could spread leprosy.Symptoms of leprosy appear three to five years after contact. Symptoms include; redness or white patches of skin, lumps on several parts of the body, and fingers and toes may curl inward. The bacteria of leprosy can sometimes cause blindness. If leprosy is not treated
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In the play "Hamlet," Shakespeare's characters are confronted with the timeless question: How can one determine what is actually true from what only seems to be true? Throughout the play, the theme of appearance versus reality is constant. This theme is played out from the beginning, with Claudius' attempt to conceal his secret intentions; Gertrude and Ophelia masking their own truths, and finally Hamlet, who assumes the role of a madman in order to uncover the reality behind his appearance.Various characters try to cover their secret intentions with a veneer of a whole other person. One of the most obvious is Claudius. Claudius murdered his brother, the former King Hamlet, in order to
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Among the places where I have traveled, I especially like Fort Lauderdale very much. It fills me with beautiful memories. It reminds me of the days when I lived in Vietnam where I was born, especially the coconut trees, the hot and humid weather are like Vietnam. Fort Lauderdale has almost all the tropical fruits like jack fruit, durian, and longan. All these fruits are not grown in California.I usually come to Fort Lauderdale for a vacation. I leave behind all the problems at work. I feel free of the stresses after I spend my days at the beach. Anyone who comes to Fort Lauderdale and does not take a swim really missed out on all the fun. The water is very warm in Fort Lauderdale, unlike the
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Rachel ZimmerProf. GraffMilton: ENGL 420June 10, 2002Mockery and Superiority in Canzone:Supported by AreopagiticaMockery, as well as a sense of pride and/or superiority comes out in many of Milton's works and he exemplifies this by writing in ways that seems to humble himself, charm the subject of the poem, and yet scoff at him/her at the same time as well as prove his high intellect. Milton's often-circular logic exemplifies his cunning as well as his superciliousness.He first charms his subject (which also happens to be his reader/audience in many poems-Canzone, Areopagitica, Of Education, The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates…) with words of praise while humbling
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TrichotillomaniaTrichotillomania is a term coined by a French dermatologist in 1889 to describe the compulsive or irresistible urge that he saw in patients to pluck their hair out. The word trichotillomania is a Greek work meaning hair to pull, pluck, mania, frenzy, and madness. This is somewhat misleading as trichotillomania is referred to in psychiatry as an impulse disorder not a "madness" at all.Impulse control disorders are characterized by the inability to control or resist the impulse to do something harmful to oneself or to someone else. A sufferer sometimes experiences a sense of pressure or tension before performing the behavior and can feel a release of tension afterwards
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Romeo and Juliet is an awesome play written by William Shakespeare in the 15th century. This play is based upon two lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who in just a short period of three days meet, marry, make love, and die. Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet. These two families have gone by many generations with hate towards one-another. Neither family can forgive and forget whatever argument had been started many decades ago. Although the two families despise one another, young Juliet still proclaims, "My only love sprung from my only hate! / Too early seen unknown, and known too late! / Prodigious birth of love it is to me, / That I must love a loath'ed enemy (1.5.137-140)", to Romeo, her
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In Jean Rhys's compelling novel about racial tension amidst confusion and anxiety, the author addresses this subtext in such a way as to portray Antoinette as a product of an intolerant society. While more of an underlying theme, the character's racial inner struggles in Wide Sargasso Sea represent a significance to the story's overall flavor and intensity, being that Antoinette is torn the entire time between calling herself black or white. Who is she really, and why is she having such a difficult time coming to terms with her true identity?In Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea, Antoinette is perpetually faced with having to deal with her racial obscurity. Not only does she lack a distinct perception
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J. K. RowlingC/O Scholastic Inc.555 BroadwayNew York NY 10012Dear Mrs. J. Rowling,I have read all four of your adventures, mystery series, Harry Potter. Most amazing out ofthe four is, Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban. Through out the series I could not live toput the book down and had to watch harry out wit every person who thwarted him. In effect hisenemies became more vengeful."Malfoy was furious about Buckbeak. He was convinced that Hagrid had found a way ofsmuggling the hippogriff to safety, and seemed outraged that he and his father had been outwittedby a gamekeeper."That is what kept me reading. You kept putting Harry in to these near impossiblesituations and through friend
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The Argument from Design - Fact, Fantasy or Wishful Thinking ?Tell me why the stars do shine,Tell me why the ivy twines,Tell me why the sky's so blue.Then I will tell you just why I love you.Because God made the stars to shine,Because God made the ivy twine,Because God made the sky so blue.Because God made you, that's why I love you.1Tell Me WhyIn Darwin's Dangerous Idea Daniel Dennett wistfully recalls this simple melody from his youth, but does not lament the demise of its literal meaning at the hands of the hero of his book. No thinking adult could still cling to the myth of the loving God who fashions each of us from earth and breathes life into us. There is no future in myths, no matter
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Although they use different terminology Susan Douglas, Ralph Ellison, and Walker Percy mention and emphasize the importance of control at several points throughout their essays. It can be concluded that all three authors believe that it is important for the individual to maintain control over their own self for to sacrifice control would be to lose the individuality that makes a person. The methods society uses to control the individual varies, according to each author.Douglas discusses the media and the immense power it wields over women and their "narcissistic" selves in her essay. She argues that the media contrives to deceive women into thinking that they are truly the ones in control
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Walker Percy's essay, "The Loss of Creature" maintains that we should "recover the creature" and learn to "extract the thing from the package." However, we can never exclusively recover the creature from the "symbolic package," for we are in a process of continuous discovery throughout our lives and we must see the symbolic complex for more than it appears to be. Percy's methods of perceiving the world are in fact impossible to put into effect for we could not go about placing ourselves into natural disasters and things of the like. Furthermore, that would be defeating the purpose, for once we set out to recover the lost creature, intentionally looking for "it", "it" is lost. However, that
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Aaron Shenassa5/6/01Mrs. WitheringtonWords: 391How Monkey Lost His Tail.It was a day just like any other, except for poor Monkey. It was a hot and windy morning in Mexico City, Mexico, and Monkey found himself on a wooden floor of a smoky bar. His arms were flaccidly dangling down over his legs and his upper body moving back and forth lifelessly, just like it usually does. But something was missing... HIS TAIL!!! Where had his tail gone? He poked his head around his back and it wasn't there, just a hairy stump. The first thing that came to his mind was, "How am I going to kick pests away, peel bananas, and on swing trees at the same time, and what about the Olympics??" You see, Monkey was a
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John GlennIn July 1957, while project officer of the F8U Crusader, he set a transcontinental speed record from Los Angeles to New York, spanning the country in 3 hours and 23 minutes. This was the first transcontinental flight to average supersonic speed. Glenn has nearly 9,000 hours of flying time, with approximately 3,000 hours in jet aircraft.NASA EXPERIENCE: Glenn was assigned to the NASA Space Task Group at Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, in April 1959 after his selection as a Project Mercury Astronaut. The Space Task Group was moved to Houston and became part of the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center in 1962. Glenn flew on Mercury-6 (February 20, 1962) and STS-95 (October 29 to
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The problem with guns is fairly straightforward: Guns make it easy to kill or injure a person. This weapon that so many people own has the power to take someone's life in a split second. In this speech I will be covering this and other topics such as the Brady Law, the Second Amendment and some of the percentages and death rates is the U.S.Gun control aims to keep high risk people away from guns while not putting much of a burden on law abiding citizens. Guns should not only be restricted from known felons because new felons are being arrested every day. Statistics show that only 29% of those arrested for murder are previously convicted felons. Also, a national survey found that 2% of all
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During World War II, the Franks and the Van Daans were hiding in a small area of two to three rooms, with a single window, in the attic of an office building in Amsterdam. In her diary, Anne refers to it as the "secret annex." For two years, these close quarters serve as a shelter and protection for the families against the Nazi enemy. While in hiding, problems and the characters' true natures evolved, revealing their differing personalities and value systems. Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who writes a diary of her experiences during World War II, tells about the major characters in the play. The two characters that I chose to compare were Otto Frank, Anne's father and the only survivor of
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RALPH WALDO EMERSONRalph Waldo Emerson was a sensational poet. Throughout his life, he wrote poetry that bewilders a normal person. Emerson was a very optimistic and self-confident person. This was mainly due to the fact that he was raised in a humble manner. Emerson wrote his poems through his heart and embodied his very soul into his work. Ralph Waldo Emerson had a very distinctive style of writing.It has been said by many critics that many of Emerson's lines in his poetry seem flat and discontinuous. This is true, yet, this should be considered a bad. As most poetry flows evenly throughout, most of Emerson's works did not. He did this in order to develop a poem that was freer and had more