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  • Computer Ethics - 1,212 words
    Computer Ethics Abstract The computer is considered one of the most technological advances of the twentieth century. As the general public becomes increasingly computer literate,' the gap between technology and peoples' intellect notably shrinks. The readily available computers, software, and assorted output devices have enlightened many but, in turn, have increased the using of computers for unethical activities, privacy invasion and illegal purposes. Legal sanctions against abusive use of computers are a reactive approach. A proactive approach is to teach students about computer ethics in classrooms. An effective teaching method are the presentation of ethical scenarios. It is anticipated ...
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  • The Success Of Andrew Lloyd Webber - 1,153 words
    The Success Of Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical theatre is a very difficult profession in which to make a living. Most composers of musicals only create one good musical and are unable to create any more. Not Andrew Lloyd Webber! He is not like any of those composers. Andrew Lloyd Webber is a successful composer due to his variety of appeal to diverse audiences. Andrew Lloyd Webber is an English composer who used rock-based compositions to revitalize British and American musical theatre in the late 20th century. Lloyd Webber has had many great hits during his career. He has won numerous awards for his works. Due to his talent, Andrew Lloyd Webber has been asked by many professional soloists and g ...
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  • French Nationalism - 1,440 words
    French Nationalism French and English Clashes in the first decade of the nineteenth century & the Birth of French-Canadian Nationalism For nearly two centuries the inhabitants of New France lived their day to day lives under the French Regime. The colony of New France was shaped by such institutions as the Catholic Church, and the seigneural system. After the Conquest of 1763, the inhabitants of New France now found themselves under the control of the British monarch. However, the life for the inhabitants of New France, virtually remained unchanged. It was not until the American Revolution, that the inhabitants of New France began to feel the British presence. As a result of the American Rev ...
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  • James Baldwins Going To Meet The Man - 908 words
    James Baldwin's Going To Meet The Man One Never forgets What They are Taught James Baldwin, an African American author born in Harlem, was raised by his violent step-father, David. His father was a lay preacher who hated whites and felt that all whites would be judged as they deserve by a vengeful God (Klinkowitz and Pritchard, p.1999). Usually, the father's anger was directed toward his son through violence. Baldwin's history, in part, aids him in his insight of racism within the family. He understands that racists are not born, but rather racists' attitudes and behaviors are learned in the early stages of childhood. Baldwin's Going to Meet the Man is a perfect example of his capability to ...
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  • Muddy Waters - 832 words
    Muddy Waters Muddy Waters Blues as an art form gave Blacks a medium to manifest their feelings. Feelings ranging from humorous to silly to depressed. Fortunately for a entire genre of music, the only way for Mckinley Morganfield to express himself was through song. Morganfield better known as Muddy Waters became a legendary blues vocalist /guitarist. When the Blues industry saw commercial success many of its artists also saw rising fame. Muddy Waters enjoyed success in the industry up until and even after his death in 1983. Morganfield was born April 4, 1915 to Ollie Morganfield and Bertha Jones. He was born in Rollingfork, Mississippi. Near their two room shack in Rollingfork there was a cr ...
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  • Descriptive Essay - 491 words
    Descriptive Essay Hemingway the Cat I'm king of the world, he said, but all we heard was Meow. He was a funny big fat cat. Dad had named him Hemingway. Just fine by him, he was a fat hunter, a hissing fighter and king of all he did. I was only ten and had no knack for names. So the powers of the house named him what they did. Every morning as I rushed out the door, Hemi would give me a sharp look and run to the open window over the sink. There nearly missing mom's wild flower pot, he jumps to the back fence and starts his day. Buck my neighbors mutt out back always waits to scare him, he barks as Hemi runs over the wooden fence tops. Hissing at the dog, I'm king of the world and moving on wi ...
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  • Lady Audleys Secret By Braddon - 1,210 words
    ... er work, Braddon aimed her novel for the market Collins had created. Although many people read and enjoyed the sensational style of writing, not everyone felt that way. As a sensation novelist, Braddon was often criticized by people who felt stories of crime were immoral and tainted. Critics also attacked her because they felt that "an authoress of originality and merit ought to aspire to higher things" (Peterson, 160). Murder mysteries, like melodramas, have specific characteristics that are necessary to keep them true to form. These characteristics include coincidence, return, disguise, madness and buried information. Popular in most Victorian mysteries, Lady Audleys Secret, especially ...
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  • The Alamo - 1,284 words
    The Alamo The Alamo, one of America's most famous landmarks, was actually a mission to convert foreigners into Christians. The Spaniards built it and called it San Antonio de Valero. It was constructed in the northeast part of Mexico called Texas. The mission began to be called the Alamo mission because in Spanish, Alamo means popular. After about seventy-five years, the mission was abandoned and parts of it crumbled into ruins. In 1821 Mexico won its freedom from Spain and they were now able to vote for leaders as the Americans could. Also, in 1821 an American lawyer named Stephen Austin moved to Texas. Mr. Austin believed that if enough farmers settled the land it could become very prosper ...
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  • The Catcher In The Rye - 1,117 words
    The Catcher In The Rye The theme that the world has an outward appearance that seems fair and perfect but really they're as Holden put it "phonies." This is shown countless amount of times in his journey through New York and even before he left. The setting is in the 1950's; so I'm pretty sure that he didn't encounter any transvestites, lesbians, or anything that extreme of phoniest. Or on the other hand he could have liked them for being as Elmemson said a "none conformist." But I doubt it, he seemed to like kids more than anything. And his job, as he felt, was to protect them in their innocents; of which I will talk about in my second theme. The first example that stands out in my mind is ...
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  • Black Pawn: White Pawn - 926 words
    Black Pawn: White Pawn Have you ever played a chess game? It's a game of strategy and quick thinking to move the royalty skillfully, always concentrating on defeating the opposing side. Eiter side can forfeit the life of their king and queen with one costly move. The pawns are the insignificant pieces used to save the most important pieces. In Arthur Miller's The Crucible, the chess game portrays the tragic Salem witch hunts in which innocent livews were made victim of tis evil game started by Abigail, Betty, and Mary Warren's false accusations. These three lied and deceived to escape a confession for their sinful actions. It was their cries that began the dangerous game, but who's in check ...
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  • Lawyer - 491 words
    Lawyer A day in the life of an attorney. Its said that its the last job you'll ever want. (source 1) Over thirty percent of lawyers who receive their law degrees are not practicing law regularly ten years after graduation. Attorneys can work up to eighteen hours a day and more than three thousand hours in a year on cases. (source 1) Lawyers also spend time in law libraries or record rooms, in the homes and offices of clients, and sometimes in jail cells. (source 22) Some courts, such as small claims, family, or surrogate, may have evening hours to provide flexibility to the community. Criminal arraignments may be held at any time of the day or night. Court hours are usually 9:00 - 5:00 with ...
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  • Artificial Intelligence - 2,507 words
    Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence is based in the view that the only way to prove you know the mind's causal properties is to build it. In its purest form, AI research seeks to create an automaton possessing human intellectual capabilities and eventually, consciousness. There is no current theory of human consciousness which is widely accepted, yet AI pioneers like Hans Moravec enthusiastically postulate that in the next century, machines will either surpass human intelligence, or human beings will become machines themselves (through a process of scanning the brain into a computer). Those such as Moravec, who see the eventual result as "the universe extending to a single thinki ...
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  • Aids In Detail - 2,125 words
    ... ne anonymous partner per year. Homosexual men have higher rates of sexually transmits diseases than heterosexual men and women because gay men tend to have larger numbers of different sexual partners, more often engage in furtive (anonymous) sexual activities, and more frequently have anal intercourse. PUZZLING SYMPTOMS Any theory of the new disease also had to account for a puzzling factor: the variety of symptoms seen in AIDS patients before they entered the final phase of complete susceptibility to opportunistic infections and cancers. Interviews with AIDS patients revealed many had been very sick for up to a year before they developed their first case of Pneumocystis pneumonia or sho ...
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  • Hellbender - 553 words
    Hellbender The Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis is the largest North American salamander, ranging in length from 30.5 to 74 cm (Niering 1985). Eastern Hellbenders are members of the order of tailed amphibians, Caudata and the family, Cryptobranchidae. Along with C. a. bishopi, the Ozark Hellbender, it is one of the two subspecies of hellbenders, also known as the Allegheny alligator or devil-dog. C. a. alleganiensis is perennially aquatic, preferring clear fast-moving rivers or large streams with rocky bottoms. Most are found in water 12 to 46 cm deep and tend to avoid areas with thick layers of silt (Hillis and Bellis ...
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  • Critique Of The Limited Inc - 1,057 words
    Critique Of The Limited Inc. Critique of The Limited INC. Overall, we think that our classmates, Melissa and Jay, did a good job in their paper. Here are just few comments and suggestion that we think our classmates have missed. History: The management of the Limited relies heavily on the shoulders of CEO Leslie Wexner. The analyst has criticized him that he is frequently creating new businesses that evidently fails. The underperforming stores are as follow: *sum* 1995 Limited Inc. own 84% of Intimate Brands, Inc. o Closure of 79 underperforming stores *sum* 1996 Closure of 135 underperforming stores. *sum* 1998 Abercrombie & Fitch became independent. Limited Inc. on longer have ownership *s ...
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  • The Effects Of Sin - 784 words
    The Effects Of Sin The Effects of Sin "But a lie is never good, even though death threatens on the other side" (The Scarlet Letter). Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, is a story that illustrates intricate pieces of the Puritan lifestyle. Lying of course was considered a tremendous sin in the eyes of the Puritans. Centered first on a sin committed by Hester Prynne and her secret lover before the story ever begins the novel details how sin affects the lives of the people involved. For Hester, the sin forces her into isolation from society and even from herself. Of the three main characters affected, Hester has the easiest time because her sin is out in the open. Arthur Dimmesdale has t ...
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  • William Penn Adair Rodgers - 943 words
    William Penn Adair Rodgers Will Rogers shaped provided many people with laughter throughout the early 1900's abroad and here in the United States through his many careers he chose. Will Rogers was born on November 4, 1879 in a home his father had built near the Verdigris River bottom lands in the Cooweescoowee District of Indian Territory. His parents were Mary and Clem Rodgers. They named there first son William Penn Adair Rodgers after a distinguished Cherokee, William Penn Adair, who served as his peoples delegate in Washington. Wills father had also served with him during the Civil War. When it was time for Will to go to school he was sent to stay with his sister Sallie. Their home was a ...
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  • Reflections On The Things They Carried - 1,848 words
    Reflections on "The Things They Carried" Part I: Analyzing the storys craftsmanship Tim OBrien wrote a story that is known as "The Things They Carried." It is a carefully crafted, detailed account of a Lieutenant and his men, the time period being right in the middle of the Vietnam war. In most war stories the author spends most of his or her time describing actions and events to the reader, trying to really put the reader "right there" in the middle of everything that is happening. However, OBrien drifts away from that trend here, hardly describing any events of import to us at all. Rather, he focuses on the thoughts of the soldiers, the inner feelings, small personal nuances and quirks tha ...
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  • Islam - 1,471 words
    Islam Mr. Elmasry said there are bad Muslims just as there are bad Christians and Jews. "We treat them as such and so should you. But Islam is a religion of peace. Muslims have a religious duty to be tolerant of other faiths and other ideologies.'' Mr. Elmasry said journalists need to differentiate between the peaceful teachings of Islam and the claims of some Muslim extremists that their actions are justified by their interpretations of Islam. He likened the situation of Canadian Muslims today to that of Canadian Jews 50 years ago. "Jewish children were being (wrongly) called Christ-killers just as Muslim children are called terrorists today.'' In their letter to the editor in the April 27 ...
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  • Americans:the Colonial Experience - 1,599 words
    Americans:The Colonial Experience The Americans: The Colonial Experience America was not believed to be a ground for a utopian society, rather a place for a new start, more freedom, and fewer taxes. The initial group to settle the New World were the Puritans, separatists making a hopeless attempt to try to purify the Church of England by swearing loyalty to the group instead of the king. This all takes place during the 17th and 18th centuries. The following topics that will be discussed are intended to portray all of the different aspects of colonial American social and governmental tendencies. The impression that Boorstin has hidden in the context of the book is that of the portrayal of the ...
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