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  • Aristotlethe Politics - 1,294 words
    Aristotle-The Politics Aristotle believes that the chief ingredient for a life of happiness is virtue. Virtue is a state of the soul that disposes and prompts our actions and is meant to guide our behaviors in society and enable us to practice moderation. Aristotle believes that human happiness, which is not to be equated with the simple-minded pursuit of pleasure, stems from fulfilling human potentialities. These potentialities can be identified by rational choice, practical judgment, and recognition of the value of choosing the mean instead of extremes. The central moral problem is the human tendency to want to acquire more and to act unjustly whenever one has the power to do so. According ...
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  • Attention Deficit Disorder Is The Subject Of Two Widely Challenged Debates In Medicinal Practice And Theory One, The Argument - 1,262 words
    Attention deficit disorder is the subject of two widely challenged debates in medicinal practice and theory. One, the argument for ADD being a clinical and mental "disorder", is in favor of medical treatment, claiming the diagnosis is attributable to brain damage or neurological defects. The second gives an alternative idea behind ADD, stating that people showing traits of the disorder often exemplify characteristics such as creativity, inventiveness, and even giftedness. As a rising percentage of children are being diagnosed with the disorder, more and more research has been called for, in an attempt to find an actual cause. ADD is classified as multi-factorial, meaning that multiple reason ...
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  • Ban Smoking In Public Places - 588 words
    Ban Smoking In Public Places Banning smoking in public places Before people start smoking they have a choice, but once you are a smoker that choice goes and you then become an addict. Smoking is the inhalation and exhalation of the fumes of burning tobacco. The dried leaves of plants are smoked in a pipe or in cigar form, but mostly in cigarettes. European explores arriving in the western hemisphere observed native American smoking leaves of the tobacco plant in pipes, and the practice was introduced onto England in the 1500s. The general attitude was that smoking relieved tension and produced no ill effects. Epidemiologists soon noticed that lung cancer was on the increase. The public at la ...
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  • Cheap Amusements - 577 words
    Cheap Amusements Kathy Peiss describes the leisure activities of young working women living in New York during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in her book Cheap Amusements. The book explores the emergence of a young female working class and the conflict the women encountered with the "Old World" traditions. Peiss also explores the commercialization of leisure and the socialization of female leisure. The results of these changes brought about what Peiss calls: "cheap amusements." During the middle nineteenth century, women observed "Old World" traditions in respect to leisure. Most leisure activities for women were labor oriented and close personal relationships between wome ...
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  • City Suburban Dichotomy - 1,203 words
    City - Suburban Dichotomy After LAPD officers Laurence Powell, Theodor Briseno, and Timoty Wind, supervised Sgt. Stacey Koon, were found not guilty of beating citizen King, the Los Angeles riots erupted. Why did the riots occur? The rebellion was an outcome of the fiscal and social troubles which conffroting America's city and now. To understand riots, one must understand the causes of social rage, ussually said to be racism, poverty, lack of economic opportunity, and why people who experience this rage manage it in such a destructive manner. America is a suburban country and urban America is still losing population. Today about three-quarters of all Americans live in metropolitan areas. Two ...
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  • Consumer As Segmentation - 1,772 words
    Consumer As Segmentation 1. Introduction Organizations that sell to consumer and business markets recognize that they cannot appeal to all buyers in those markets or at least not to all buyers in the same way. Buyers are too numerous, too widely scattered and too varied in their needs and buying practices. Companies vary widely in their abilities to serve different segments of the market. Rather than trying to compete in an entire market, sometimes against superior competitors, each company must identify the parts of the market that it can serve best. Segmentation is thus a compromise between the rash assumption that all people are the same and the uneconomic assumption that each person need ...
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  • Diabetes And Physical Activity - 1,507 words
    Diabetes And Physical Activity Health implications of diabetes type I Physical Activity What is physical activity? Why do we need physical activity in our lives? Physical Activity and Diabetes (Epidemiology) For our seminar topic "physical activity and disease" we chose diabetes as the focus of our research. Since diabetes is such a complex disease with many different forms, we decided to focus on diabetes type I. This is known as insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM). This type of diabetes includes people who are dependant on injections of insulin on a daily basis in order to satisfy the bodies insulin needs, they cannot survive without these injections. OVERVIEW OF DIABETES TYPE I Wha ...
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  • Downs Syndrome, It Is One Of The Most Frequently Occurring Chromosomal Abnormalities Found In Humans Effecting People Of All - 1,868 words
    Down's Syndrome, it is one of the most frequently occurring chromosomal abnormalities found in humans effecting people of all ages, races and economic levels. It is a chromosomal anomaly in cell development that results in a person being born with forty-seven chromosomes instead of the normal forty-six chromosomes. People with Down syndrome may have mild to severe learning disabilities and physical symptoms, which include a small skull, extra folds of skin under the eyes, and a protruding tongue. Roughly one out of every one thousand children born making it the most common genetic disorder. Down syndrome affects over 350,000 people, in the United States alone. Down syndrome has plagued the h ...
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  • Dream School - 1,182 words
    ... gram. It is for this reason that Dream High will place great value and pride in both the music program and the athletic program. The following classes in music will be offered: Music Theory Music Appreciation Concert Band Concert Choir Jazz Band Jazz Choir Students entering their first year at the school will be required to take music theory and music appreciation regardless if they play an instrument. This is to provide the student with a basic knowledge of music and its history so that the student may have a well rounded education. Band and Choir students will be offered lessons free of charge from an agreement made with the local music store. Experienced staff and instructors are comp ...
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  • Fantasy Rock Business Report - 1,635 words
    Fantasy Rock - Business Report EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Fantasy ROCK will be a small business that provides entertainment and leisure activities. We will sell a variety of foods and beverages. Our menu will contain many dishes. A large appetizer section, Steaks, Chicken, sandwiches, hamburgers, soups and salads will be our specialty. We will sell several types of beer on tap and in bottles. A few micro brews such as Fat Tire Ale, and Honey Brown larger will be kept on tap, as well as the cheaper larger brands such as Budweiser and Coors. Several large screen TV's will be placed through out the cafe'. They will be playing an assortment of things. Our main TV's will be playing rock videos that go alo ...
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  • Feminine Mystique - 686 words
    Feminine Mystique The Postwar effects on Women The feminine mystique that American culture promotes is entirely dependent upon its ideas, beliefs, and needs of the time. American culture has always tended to influence women into doing what the day and age required. After men went to war there was a gap in the work force that needed to be filled. During World War II women were the most available to join the work force. Due to the discouragement to raise families during the Great Depression and the fact that most men of age had entered the war, many women were left without families to look after and men to take to take care of them. Most women toiled at unskilled jobs; most were young, single, ...
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  • Going Beyond A Pat On The Back - 1,090 words
    ... meet with me today at the start of the meeting can set a respectful tone and facilitate the employees acceptance of responsibility." Other common mistakes Steinbrecher focused on was the assumption of a "child-parent" posture, as opposed to taking on a mature, unemotional tone. Also, the employee should be asked and not told what the problem is, and should be made to commit to a specific plan of resolution. Several companies, realizing that the needs of a younger generation (generation "x" and younger) differ from those of older workers. According to Barbara Kaplan, Director of Human Resources for Fridays International, parent company of TGIFridays, "You need to provide a work environmen ...
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  • Going Beyond A Pat On The Back - 1,089 words
    ... o meet with me today at the start of the meeting can set a respectful tone and facilitate the employees acceptance of responsibility. Other common mistakes Steinbrecher focused on was the assumption of a child-parent posture, as opposed to taking on a mature, unemotional tone. Also, the employee should be asked and not told what the problem is, and should be made to commit to a specific plan of resolution. Several companies, realizing that the needs of a younger generation (generation x and younger) differ from those of older workers. According to Barbara Kaplan, Director of Human Resources for Fridays International, parent company of TGIFridays, You need to provide a work environment th ...
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  • Great Gatsby - 1,465 words
    Great Gatsby For centuries, men and women from all over the world have seen in America a place where they could realize their dreams. We each dream our own American Dream. For some it is a vision of material prosperity, for others it can be a feeling of secure and safe. It can be the dream of setting goals. It can be about social justice, as Martin Luther King Jr. gave the speech of I have a dream, says In spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American Dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are crea ...
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  • Insomnia - 1,234 words
    ... rks and wakes them as they are first falling asleep. Almost any sleeping pill, if taken continuously, will cause insomnia. Sleep can be affected by ones individual differences, prior sleep history, circadian rhythms, drugs, life styles, and psychopathology. Caffeine and nicotine are both central nervous system stimulants, and as such are sleep-disrupting substances. Insomnia can also be due to poor eating habits, caffeine, and lack of exercise. Medications that are prescribed bed for sleep can disrupt or eliminate the sleep are: Doral, Halcion. Restoril , valium, and Xanax. Antihistamines can also cause sleep depravation. Vitamins and minerals such as B6, niacin amide, calcium, magnesium ...
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  • Leisure - 1,109 words
    Leisure John Bell Sociology 2/10/00 Where Is All My Time At? Leisure is defined as freedom from the demands of work or duty. Everybody needs leisure in their lives, to balance the stress of work and life. Leisure helps re-energize and relax people, so they can perform activities well in their lives. People use their free time (leisure time) in a variety of different ways; engaging in outdoor activities, entertainment like watching movies or television, or just having time to themselves.. Another activity people enjoy doing is just socializing with family and friends. Leisure is an essential part of our lives, and the only problem with leisure is when can we enjoy it? In our society we have a ...
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  • Marketing Management - 2,589 words
    ... ide the best way of using this allocation. In this idea of market development the company would attempt to sell its range of services to a wider market. The communication of the firm's reputation and ability to the targeted markets was necessary. One source of such markets was a database of forthcoming planning applications for building work that the company thought would be of benefit to subscribe to. Mail shots would be sent to the companies on this database and to large local companies in the commercial and industrial sectors and a follow up call strategy would be implemented. Further promotion of the companys name was also planned through promoting the company through its assets and ...
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  • Marty Pelletier - 994 words
    ... t reflects how and why humans allow their mass media to affect them. It is in the way in which we perceive an event, a commercial, or a conversation that determines what we think about it, and therefore whether to invest energy in it. The real question is what determines how we perceive, how much influence is taken, how much is forced? Television is an authority in social values because we invest so heavily in its messages. In other words, people have assigned to television the role of educator, informant, and mentor through our reliance upon it for clues. Commercials serve to tell us what products, attitudes, and behaviors we need to be socially acceptable, and characters model the live ...
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  • Physical Fitness - 464 words
    Physical Fitness My report is on what it takes to become physically fit. Physical fitness is the ability of the human body to function with vigor and alertness, without undue fatigue, and with ample energy to engage in leisure activities, and to meet physical stresses. Muscular strength and endurance, cardiorespiratory integrity, and general alertness are the overt signs of physical fitness. Physical fitness is usually measured in relation to functional expectations-that is, typically, by periodic tests measuring strength, endurance, agility, coordination, and flexibility. In addition, stress testing, which ascertains the body's accommodation to powerful, sustained physical stimuli, is used ...
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  • Separate Peace - 578 words
    Separate Peace It was a hot and humid summer, while World War Two was in progress. The summer holidays was the time when all the friends were together at the Devon School. The students at this school were enjoying themselves either studying, doing leisure activities or just relaxing under the hot sun. One special group of friends usually played lacrosse throughout the summer but this activity became obsolete with newer things. Phineas the daring athlete told his group of friends to follow him. He led them to a tall tree by the river. Phineas slowly climbed up the tree, not thinking about the height or the danger of falling from the tree. As Phineas stood on the branch, he jumped cautiously m ...
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