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to their god’s. The writing and scribes were also very important and interesting. Literacy was established in a small circle between Egyptian and Mesopotamian experts. Both Egyptian and Mesopotamian societies emerged in writing which lead them to drafting historical records in literacy compositions. I find so many things from Egyptian society interesting, but I can’t write them all down because there are so many. As for the Mesopotamia there is not many things that I know, but soon enough I’ll start conducting my research and find out a lot of things as well. So, once I start gathering my information I will find out if I like the other topic that I have decided to write about. The only
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Compare geometry in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia
February 14, 2019
Geometry is the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids,
and higher dimensional objects . Geometric concepts were being utilised as early as 3000 BCE by the Egyptians
and Babylonians, it was a beneficial approach to enhance social well being of the civilisations such as tax collection,
building, trade and other practises . Some important Egyptian documents were written in hieratic script; Rhind
Papyrus (1650 BCE) and Moscow Papyrus (1800 BCE), which were well preserved in the dry climate. However,
collecting Mesopotamia information has been
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Refection paper laws are importantLaws are important to keep the citizens in line and to maintain the peace. With out laws there's nothing but chaos. The first Babylonian empire is best known for the Law Code of King Hammurabi, circa 1750 BC, purportedly handed down by the god Shamah. The laws of Moses derive from Hammurabi's code. The laws themselves are preserved on a 90-inch stone stele that was uncovered in Susa in modern times. It had been carted off by the Elamites following their sack of Babylon in 1158 BC. Hammurabi, the great Babylonian king from Mesopotamia, built a series of laws which were one of the first real honorable laws introduced in Mesopotamia. Hammurabi's Code was
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the Egyptian, in Mesopotamia, the people, especially the Sumerians, are remembered for their many innovations, or new ways of doing things. For example, early farmers developed new agricultural techniques, such as irrigation, leading to economic surpluses. The Sumerians even wrote advice for farmers. Archaeologists have found almanacs written on clay tablets. These writings included information that described the best way to plant, to irrigate land, and to care for crops — farmers previously used to grow barley, wheat, cucumbers and some other variety of foods as well as vegetables. They made use of the stone hoes to plow the land before the innovation of the plow. The Euphrates and the
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Ancient Civilizations ISP
Ancient civilizations are fascinating, and two noteworthy aspects of them are art and religion. Although art is not exactly religion, it can contrast well with it. Since the fist civilizations, art has been used to help interpret the Gods, and connect them to society. This has been around for thousands of years and is still utilized in modern day society. Comparing civilizations like Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt and Greece demonstrate that the advancement of art and literature changed how the gods were perceived.
Mesopotamia was one of the earliest civilizations in the world and was very long lasting. This was for several reasons; the Mesopotamians were
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Lydians had the idea of coined money for an economy. The money system replaced bartering and is now the basis of the world economy. The Babylonians made a not so comprehensive code of law. Hammurabi's code brought serenity throughout Mesopotamia, and laws are now expected from a functioning government.In those three aspects, modern life has been greatly affected by ancient civilizations. With props to the Sumerians, Phoenicians, Hittites, Lydians, Babylonians and the Assyrians, technology is more advanced. Communication is easier and society is more organized.
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The World Effects from GilgameshGilgamesh is the earliest text in existence, being over 3,500 years old, it gives insight into that time period and how people of that time thought and lived. Those cultural values of ancient Mesopotamia helped in the development of the basic ideas of both Christianity and Judaism. In knowing this, one can infer how important the story and legend of Gilgamesh is and was to the people of that time and of today's society.In knowing these facts, which go hand and hand with The Bible, historians can show that some of the texts within the body are in fact modeled from the story of Gigamesh. Such as the epic of Noah's ark, this is a great example of how some of the
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Introduction of TileSince ancient times, tile has been used for both construction and decorative purposes. It's been an essential component throughout the history of building and design.As early as 4000 BC, glazed tiles were used for decoration in Egypt and ancient Mesopotamia. From China and the Far East, to the Near East and throughout Europe, tile became a prominent art form as well as a beautiful and durable building material.Tile fabrication methods and patterns have long had meaning to different regions of the world, and varied designs from different countries are now easily recognizable. Consider for example Delft from the Netherlands, Majolica from Italy, or Mexico's intricate
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-king. The other images showed power but not as much power and respect as Khafre Enthroned.
17Green. Khafre Enthroned. 14 November 2013. .
Kleiner, Fred S. Gardner's Art Through the Ages: A Global History Fourteenth Edition. Vol. 1. Boston: Clark Baxter, 2014.
Word Press. Ancient to Medieval Art . 09 03 2019. .
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MESOPOTAMIA AND SUMER
MESOPOTAMIA AND SUMER
Mesopotamia - means "Land Between Two Rivers"
Two Rivers: Tigris and Euphrates
Forms part of the famous "fertile Crescent"
Reasons why Mesopotamia became the birth place of history and civilization: strategic location, fertile soil and favorable climate
CITY STATES DEVELOP IN SUMER
Twelve city-states were formed.
City-state = city and farmlands around it
Each city-state had its own government and was independent of the other city states.
Council of elders - rule the city
appoint lugals (generals) to lead the armies in times of war
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In old kingdom and new kingdom Egypt, things were quite different. One example of this is in Interactions. Throughout first wave Egypt, interactions evolved and the way they were carried out from the old kingdom to the new kingdom changed. For example, in the old kingdom, they traded a lot, and were welcoming to outsiders, whereas in the middle kingdom, they began to be more wary and started to build more military, until finally in the new kingdom Egypt was Xenophobic and didn’t trade or interact with outsiders nearly as often. One example of this is trade in the old kingdom. They traded with places like Mesopotamia, or Nubia, exchanging resources without an extreme amount of
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then moved his army and went on to conquer the Greek city-states on the Ionian coast also in Asia Minor. After that, he went towards the east and defeated the eastern part of Iran. In 539 B.C., Cyrus went into Mesopotamia and took over Babylon. His treatment of Babylon was well restrained. In fact he has a reputation for being less cruel than other kings of the time, like the Assyrians (Spielvogel, 44). Babylonia was made into another Persian province and was ruled by a governor but a lot of the already established people in power kept their jobs. Cyrus took many names for himself such as “King of All, King of the Land of Summer and Akkad, king of the Four Rimes, and the Son of Cambyses the
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that the Harappan civilization laid the foundation for later societies, are seals carved with symbols and figures. These seals, which are also discovered in Mesopotamia, are thought to be used as an indication of ownership for trading purposes, further suggesting an extremely early date of human habitations in the Indus Valley allowing for such cross regional interactions. [footnoteRef:6] [4: Trautmann, “The Beginning of Indian Civilization,” 18.] [5: Ibid., 20.] [6: Ibid., 24.]
Besides inscriptions, figures in yogic posture are found on seals. These figures may be an early form of Shiva, the “Lord of Beasts” in Hinduism.[footnoteRef:7] Such resemblance is an indicator of cultural
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did I find in Alexandria, and many in the rest of Egypt, and others in Palestine, and in Syria, and in Mesopotamia. I admired their continence in living, and their endurance in toil; I was amazed at their persistency in prayer, and at their triumphing over sleep; subdued by no natural necessity, ever keeping their souls' purpose high and free, in hunger, in thirst, in cold, in nakedness, they never yielded to the body; they were never willing to waste attention on it; always, as though living in a flesh that was not theirs, they showed in very deed what it is to sojourn for a while in this life, and what to have one's citizenship and home in heaven. All this moved my admiration. I called
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of unconditional divorce.Divorce is the perfect example of the changing times. The Jewish population in the Bible forbade divorce unless their partner was unfaithful (established by God through Moses around 3,000 BCE, also in Matthew 19:9). As time progressed Hammurabi of Mesopotamia came to power, and wrote his code of laws c. 1700 BCE. These laws were founded with a polytheistic-believing society, not the monotheistic religion in one God of the Bible. Hammurabi allowed divorce, but there was a price to it (you have to have reason, and then you must support her financially). Over time, we now find our society favoring divorce. Every citizen in our country is entitled to "...life, liberty
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in 14th century Europe. In 1346 reports of a terrible pestilence in China, spreading through Mesopotamia and Asia Minor had reached Europe, but caused no concern until two years later. In January of 1348 the plague had reached Marseille in France and Tunis in Africa. By the end of the next year the plague had reached as far as Norway, Scotland, Prussia, Iceland, and Italy. In 1351 the infection had spread to include Russia.The plague was an equal opportunity killer. In Avignon nine bishops were killed, King Alfonso XI of Castile succumbed, and peasants died wherever they lay. Though the plague had, for the most part, ceased less than ten years after it started, it killed nearly one third of
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earliest known writings discovered by archaeologists are accounts of ancient tax records on clay tablets from Egypt and Mesopotamia dating back as early as 3300 to 2000 BCE” (Bellis). Luca Pacioli, born in 1447 at Sansepolcro, Italy is believed to be the father of accounting even though he didn’t invent the system. Rather, he described the systems used by the merchants in Venice during the revival period of Italy. Accounting plays a vital role in the recording of financial transactions in a business. It shows the financial health of the business to its stakeholders. It is called the language of business because it conveys the information that the stakeholders need to evaluate the financial
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solutions for the noise caused by humans, flood as an extreme solution is used. The original intention of the gods was to decrease the number of people so they can reduce the noise. This noise can be a result of violence, cries of victims, petitions for justice, protests against gods or simply over-population. In any of the cases, people clearly are causing inconvenience for gods that can be considered immoral in ancient world view. In Biblical story, flood is also a solution to a moral problem of humans.[footnoteRef:19] People of the ancient Mesopotamia in the Near Eastern flood stories make their gods angry just like the wicked and violent people mentioned in the Bible. [19: T. Desmond
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wellbeing of the weak, the widow, the orphan, and the poor. From the code of Hammurabi in Mesopotamia, which in its prologue refers to “justice executed by the king… [stating] that the strong are not allowed to oppress the weak, so that the sun may rise over the people” (Fensham), to the famous Instructions of Amenemope in Egypt, where “a maxim declares that the oppressed must not be robbed and that no harshness may be inflicted on the disabled” (Fensham), the concern for the oppressed sectors of society is well documented. In Egyptian literature there is ample evidence of “the ideal of respecting the rights of the weak, widow and the orphan [flourishing] in times of decay or at the beginning
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Topics: What is World History? What is the difference between tradition and modernity? The Neolithic Revolution, Rise of Patriarchy; Comparison of The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Bible.
Readings, S-G, Ch. 1
Thursday: Quiz on S-G Student Learning Objectives Ch 1.1. 1.2, 1.3
Sept. 4, Week 2: Comparing Early Civilizations.
Topics: Differences Between Complex Societies: Egypt and Mesopotamia Compared; Interactions Between them, between Egypt and Nubia (Axum); the legacies of the early cultures;
Mesopotamia and Hammurabi’s Law Code.
Readings, S-G Text, Ch 2, Reader, Ch 1, esp Readings 8, 13. Tuesday: Quiz on S-G Student Learning Objectives Ch 2.1. 2.4, 2.5
Thursday First Briefing
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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 and
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History Research Paper
November 30, 2017
US History II 106-01
How 9/11 Impacted Our Population
History is the study of past events. Within history many major events have occurred that has change the equilibrium we know of today. If we look back as recent as the events of September 11, 2001 we can speculate that many bodies of government, personal ethical issues and dynamic peace we lost within our economy and everyday lives. Many things took an impact either directly or indirectly. Many factors that contributed that changed the way we view or progress within our economy is the continuation of ongoing wars, airport surveillance, immigration, general surveillance
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14 september 2017
Be your true self
Fredrich Nietzche once said “The individual has always struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the the privilege of owning yourself.” In my opinion, I believe this quote is true. Many people feel like they have to be a certain way for society to like them. When in reality, they want to be true to to themselves, but they are fearful of judgement.
Growing up as a “gay kid” wasn't exactly easy. During my childhood I was not accepted for who I was. There were days when I would walk into class and nobody would want to sit next
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Brown Vs The Board of Education Background Information Expository Essay
The Plessy v Ferguson, the Supreme Court Case that stated although colored and white people were separated, as long ad the facilities were equal, it was constitutional. Now, people know that isnt the true because a lot of the colored facilities weren’t equal. Over 50 Years later a new cases, which consisted of five separate cases that were combined into one that is known as Brown v The Board of Education, had a chance to right the wrongs of segregation in the south.
Segregation was a bus part of everyday life for all Americans, colored and white alike. Linda Brown falls into the category of a colored school age
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The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention
This theory is actually an extension of an already established theory with the name of Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention. The basic postulates of this theory outline that no two countries will probably engage into war if they are part of the major supply chain. Friedman presented the example of Dell because it runs one of the major global supply chain networks in the world.
This theory basically outlines that due to economic inter-dependence of the countries with each other, it is hardly a chance that these countries will actually engage into war. Global organizations maintain a diversified and well-oiled supply chain in order to ensure a
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In my visual representation I have reflected how the play Taming of the Shrew examines the theme of 16th century ideas about gender with a representation of rose being trapped by a cage to symbolize Katherine being trapped into marrying Petruchio without having a choice because she is a female and her purpose in Shakespeare era was to become a wife.
The rose with large, sharp thorns in my visual representation symbolizes Katherine as she does not obey men and physically harms them to get what she wants as even though she is pretty and has high status she has a dangerous, sharp personality. The colour of the rose represents her love, passion and anger as she has many layers much like the rose
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Genetic engineering is also called genetic modification or GM. It involves modifying the genome of an organism by introducing a gene from another organism to result in a desired characteristic.
How has genetic engineering worked until now, and what are the limitations?
Generally it uses what’s known as a bacterial vector. In simple terms, you take the stretch of DNA you want to insert into an organism – say, for example, the DNA that makes a carrot produce vitamin A. You insert it into a bacterium, usually agrobacterium tumefaciens, and you introduce that bacterium into the organism you want to modify, say a rice plant. The bacterium acts as a delivery mechanism, inserting that stretch of
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Danlizelle van Heerden
Student number: 53789199
Assignment 2- ENG2602
Unique number: 856150
QUESTION 2 : PROSE
I suggest that there is a very clear racial prejudice amongst the characters in this passage and that their
morality of rasicm also comes into play when decisions that may count againt them comes into play, the
times are also clearly not the same as things are now.
The words “Negroes” and “niggers” in the passage given tells us that this extract is from the historical era
that dates back to 1948 to the early 1990’s (Apartheid years) where whites and blacks were not seen as
one or as equals. It also plays off in a town where people are against black people. When reading the
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ENG COMP I
17 September 2018
Cause and Effect Essay
There are always reasons that things happen. Some of the things that happen in life are the effects of our actions and choices. An example of this is completely tearing my MCL. Looking back on my injury I realized that there were causes and effects to the tearing of my MCL.
The first cause is that I had already hurt it the year before and practiced even though it was still hurt. After going back and forth to the doctor for six months about my knee, he said I could slowly get back into practice. The doctor told me not to play on it unless I had no pain when exercising. If I did I would most
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I woke up to my alarm clock around 8:30am, the third of the five alarms I had set. I turned the alarm off and looked around my room. Nothing had changed in the three days I had been in bed. My fan continued to blow cold stale air in my direction, just hard enough to cause my hair to move. A heart shaped sandwich that my mother had made two days before sat untouched on my dresser. It was staring back at me, almost begging me to get out of bed to eat it. However, I knew I wasn’t getting up, not even if I wanted to. I had not been out of bed since I got back from the doctor’s office. I thought about the appointment I had as I glanced at the pill bottle I was given, which still sat unopened next
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In Class Argumentative
In developed nations such as the United States, polite phrases and etiquette such as “Nice to meet you” or “How are you?” are friendly and useful for small talk, but they are completely empty of true meaning and goodwill due to centuries of repetition, and should be avoided as they are a waste of words and breath if a person does not truly mean it.
Common phrases such as “please” and “thank you” have lost their meaning. They act only as the default frame of conversations, but they have no substance or sincerity. The origin of certain etiquette such as saying “goodbye” or “farewell” to guests is the ancient Nordic value of hospitality. Guests were seen as a test sent by
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Question: Whether to start a service in Pakistan or not? And how to do it?
Stage 1: Market Research
The first step would be finding the market. For that we need to find answers to several questions. For example;
· Are there ‘x’ number of people in US who are Pakistani’s and are transferring money to their country or not?
· If there are ‘X’ number of Pakistanis in US then what are they doing here, for example are they students, if they are students then what exactly are they studying; are they working professionals, if they are working professionals then are they working white collar jobs or blue-collar jobs?
· How frequently are people in Pakistan travelling to the US and in what numbers and
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Student ID: 05036011
Due date: 9th April 2018
Actual word count: 2540
Government Policy, Planning and administration
Assignment one 200-2500 words
Report on the progression of the Omnibus Bill for Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) from inception to implementation.
This report will follow the Omnibus Bill for Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) 2016 (224-2) through the policy pathway, from inception through to enactment in 2016. The Bill is an amendment to the already established Act for Children and Young Person’s 1989, and affects various other Acts
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We cannot depend on mankind to put an end to war for us. We can put an end war ourselves.
Do you think mankind can put an end to war? Do you think war is guns and bombs? The concept of war has been challenged by people nowadays. It doesn't have to WW1 or WW2 or WW3. War can be any form of social conflict (x). Issues such as gender inequality, racism and the exploitation of our natural environment are considered to be war. For so long mankind has struggled to deal with these issues because we see no big change on the news, and now it is our turn to be that change.(x) But how can we really put an end to war when we are dominated by our government and the rest of mankind?. Oprah Winfrey
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25 November 2017
CJ 310- 33084
Military Police: Are They Good For Our Communities?
Throughout the years, policing has evolved in many ways that people couldn’t have even imagined. During the beginning of policing in America, officers were known as “watchmen”, and were volunteer workers. This method proved to be ineffective for crime fighting, and many watchmen were only doing the job to avoid military service (Gaines, Kappeler, and Vaughn 1999). It was not until 1838 that the first municipal police force was established, which was in the city of Boston, and later followed by New York City in 1845 (Harring, 1983). Once established, volunteer
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Storytelling Without Pencil and Paper
At one point I loved what I now hate. That thing I hate is dance, ballet specifically. I can’t
explain why I despise it now but if I tried, it’s a mixture between being burned out from doing
ballet everyday for the past eight years of my life, non-stop, and constantly being told I’m not
good enough for my age. The more I started to hate it, the harder I searched for what my true
I started dancing because it was fun. I did all different types of styles of dance including, ballet,
tap, jazz, and contemporary. My dance teacher talked to my mom about enrolling me into more
ballet classes somewhere else so I could better my
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11 September 2018
Audism: A Long-Faced Oppression Given a Name
Audism is not an ‘-ism’ that is brought to the media’s attention often. In this sense, it does not seem to have as much force behind it as other common prejudices fought against like “sexism” or “racism”. However, that does not mean it does not exist. There was no word for discrimination against the Deaf community until 1975, yet, individuals faced brutal physical and mental torment hundreds of years. Creating a name for a type of oppression acknowledges that it exists. It validates the ill-treatment of Deaf people’s and the wrongfulness and cruelty of the oppressors. “Audism’ is “the
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Carve The Mark
Veronica Roth’s, out of this world novel, Carve The Mark is part of a duology published by HarperCollins Publishers. It was published on the 17th of January 2017. It’s a Young adult novel and it’s known as a science fiction book which has a bit of romance and action in it. Though it hasn’t earned any awards yet, it is a successful book that is loved by many readers around the world.
Veronica Roth is an American writer, who wrote Carve the Mark and the Divergent Trilogy. In 2017 Roth published her first book outside the Divergent series, Carve The Mark. According to Roth, the novel started many years ago as a story about a young man who was taken from his family and comes back
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Does Playing Violent Video Games Negatively Impact Behavior?
Do you like playing video games that involve shooting, stealing, and other bad behavior? Many people of all ages enjoy playing video games in their free time. There are many different types of games of all genres that they enjoy to play. The games that these people enjoy can be very fun, but some of these games are extremely violent. Many studies that have been conducted have shown a big relationship between violent video games and aggressive behavior acted out by the players. Violent video games can have a huge negative impact on a person's life in many different ways.
People can develop aggressive behaviors by playing violent