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  • English Brave New World: Religion The Basis Of Religion Thesis: Mans Need For Answers To Questions That Cannot Be Solved Thro - 682 words
    English Brave New World: Religion The Basis of Religion Thesis: Man's need for answers to questions that cannot be solved through known applications of science and technology has resulted in the widespread belief in religion. I. Purpose Elimination of stress Addiction to soma 1. Rioting addicts 2. Religious fanatics II Characteristics Rituals Sacrifices Offerings B. Gods Interpreters Pope Dali Lama Mustapha Mond D. Writings III. Function Explaining unknown Philosophy Supernatural Providing aid Sanctioning conduct Morals Traditions Delegating decisions The Basis of Religion In the novel "Brave New World" civilized society lives in a world of science and technology. Major changes have occurred ...
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  • Lack Of Sleep Ages Bodys Systems - 2,191 words
    ... trated by common sayings such as, I don't know why I did it or I didn't think he had it in him. But most of us do not develop distinct separate personalities. Bibliography Specific Neurotic Patterns, pg. 245 - 247 The Minds of Billy Miligan, Keyes, Daniel Mental Disorders, Martin, Ruth, Crowell Co. 1992, pg. 23 - 25 The Voices Within Movie FIRST PERSON PLURAL: My Life as a Multiple Cameron West, Ph.D Silencing the Voices Jean Darby Cline, Berkley June 1997 .html I Never Promised You a Rose Garden Movie What actually are dreams? Dreaming is a different state of consciousness. ...
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  • Mathematical Codes - 1,508 words
    Mathematical Codes Mathematical Codes Mathematical codes are used by millions everyday for a variety reasons, but all intending to keep something private. The coding theory has actual applications in consumer electronics and with other areas of mathematics. Encryption, which involves enciphering and encoding, is used to protect data against organized crime, government and multinational institutions. A use of arithmetic, prime numbers, and prime factorization is used within coding theory. The study of enciphering and encoding, and deciphering and decoding is called cryptography (Gardner 17). Encryption is encoding or enciphering a message so that the contents are hidden from outsiders (Frsen ...
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  • Myersbriggs Type Indicator - 1,163 words
    Myers-Briggs Type Indicator One of the most enduring typological classifications was devised by Jung and has served as the foundation for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Anastasi, 1997). The Myers-Briggs (MBTI) designates one's personality type, based upon a classification scheme, which consists of four basic scales and two types within each scale. Thus, there are sixteen possible Myers-Briggs personality types. The scheme is based upon the intuitions of Carl Jung, whose gifted insight revealed that all people at all times are best understood in terms of extroversion/introversion, sensation/intuition, and objective/subjective. The latter category has since been subdivided into two classes b ...
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  • Optical Illusions - 1,825 words
    Optical Illusions My research paper is about the anatomy of an optical illusion. Optical Illusions are relevant to aviation in that the main guidance system of most aircraft on most flights is the pilot's eyes. Everyone, including pilots, is susceptible to an optical illusion. The hazards of optical illusions are many considering that at any time during the flight they can cause a healthy and experienced pilot to become confused, delusional and generally disoriented with obvious possible consequences. This is why we must study and be aware of optical illusions so that we may be better prepared should we encounter one at a critical time. To better illustrate the origins of optical illusions I ...
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  • Photoelectric Effects - 1,431 words
    Photoelectric Effects Introduction The Quantum Theory was the second of two theories which drastically changed the way we look at our physical world today, the first being Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Although both theories revolutionized the world of physics, the Quantum Theory required a period of over three decades to develop, while the Special Theory of Relativity was created in a single year. The development of the Quantum Theory began in 1887 when a German physicist, Heinrich Hertz, was testing Maxwell's Theory of Electromagnetic Waves. Hertz discovered that ultraviolet light discharged certain electrically charged metallic plates, a phenomenon that could not be explained by Maxwel ...
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  • Shotput - 1,233 words
    Shotput Shot PutPhysics is everywhere in the world of sports. It can be found when a boxer punches a guy, or when a person is stabbing something. The shot put is an event which has many practical applications to physics. From the time the thrower begins moving, to the time the shot hits the ground, physics can be applied.The first track and field events began over two thousands years ago in Greece. People participated in sprints, endurance races, shot put, and discus. Track and Field events were held first in the Olympics in 776 B.C. They were held again every four years: however, under the Roman Empire, track and field started to die (McMane, 5). It didn't begin to flourish again until the ...
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  • Superfluids - 1,469 words
    Superfluids "As we shall see, it is generally believed that the phenomenon of superfluidity is directly connected with the fact that the atoms of helium-4 obey Bose statistics, and that the lambda-transition is due to the onset of the peculiar phenomenon called Bose condensation." (Leggett, 1989) BOSE-EINSTEIN CONDENSATION This is the phenomenon wherein the bosons (a type of particle) making up a substance merge into the lowest energy level, into a shared quantum state. In general, it refers to the tendancy of bosons to occupy the same state. This state, formed when a gas undergoes Bose-Einstein condensation, is called a "Bose-Einstein condensate." The distinguishing feature of Bose-Einstein ...
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  • The Aviary, The Aquarium, And Eschatology - 3,743 words
    ... s in their psychic "sorties" to locate Soviet submarines. Alexander seems to have an extremely eclectic background -- he received a PhD. in Thanatology (the study of death and near-death experiences) from Georgetown University under the tutelage of the celebrated Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. Apparently, Alexander is a "mind-control" junkie, having studied everything from Silva Mind Control, to a stint in a Buddhist monastery. When the National Research Council issued its findings that there was no evidence of paranormal phenomena, Alexander wrote a critique of the report that was both passionate and eloquent. In this rebuttal, he compared the report's apparent a priori conclusions to the C ...
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  • The Education Of Nineteenth Century Women Artists - 1,908 words
    The Education Of Nineteenth Century Women Artists The formal education of women artists in the United States has taken quite a long journey. It wasn't until the nineteenth century that the workings of a recognized education for these women finally appeared. Two of the most famous and elite schools of art that accepted, and still accept, women pupils are the Philadelphia School of Design for Women and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (the PAFA). Up until the early nineteenth century, women were mostly taught what is now called a "fashionable education" (Philadelphia School of Design for Women 5). Their mothers raised them to be proper, young ladies and expert housekeepers in expectat ...
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  • The Elite Report - 672 words
    The Elite Report Music Industry Arts A Two Year Diploma Program Program Code MIA1 Campus Code LC LC - London September Admission Program Description The Music Industry Arts program educates students in all relevant aspects of the contemporary audio industry. The program promotes the professional attitude required to function in the musical, technical and commercial areas of Audio Production Engineering and Business. The program approach is intensively hands-on, with professional media and recording facilities exclusively dedicated to student use. Course curricula include functions of consoles and recorders, digital recording, video interlock, MIDI recording and sequencing, analog/digital tec ...
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  • The Legalization Of Marijuana - 1,519 words
    The Legalization Of Marijuana In the 1960s, Humbolt County, CA was in a state of recession. The countys main form of industry (logging) had all but closed down, and the residents were facing a countywide depression. However, by the early 1980s, Humbolts economy was flourishing. Although the expansion couldnt be found on the reported per capita income, somehow money was being spread throughout the economy. Where did this money come from? Humbolt County is a perfect spot for marijuana to be grown, and it was the money that the growers had been making that was keeping the economy going. After the government began to heavily enforce drug laws in this area, the county went back into its state of ...
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  • The Republic By Plato 427 347 Bc - 1,815 words
    The Republic by Plato (427 - 347 B.C.) The Republic by Plato (427 - 347 B.C.) Book Overveiw (The Republic is an examination of the "Good Life"; the harmony reached by applying pure reason and justice. The ideas and arguments presented center on the social conditions of an ideal republic - those that lead each individual to the most perfect possible life for him. Socrates Plato's early mentor in real life - moderates the discussion throughout, presumably as Plato's mouthpiece. Through Socrates' powerful and brilliant questions and summations on a series of topics, the reader comes to understand what Plato's model society would look like.) Socrates was returning to Athens after attending a fes ...
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  • This German Born Physicist Is Considered One Of The Worlds Greatest Thinkers In History Not Only Did He Shape The Way People - 494 words
    This German born physicist is considered one of the world's greatest thinkers in history. Not only did he shape the way people think of time, space, matter, energy, and gravity but he also was a supporter of Zionism and peaceful living. Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm Germany, and spent most of his youth living in Munich, where his family owned a small electric machinery shop. He attended schooling in Munich, which he found unimaginative and dull. In addition to this he taught himself Euclidean geometry at the age of 12. Later his family was forced to move to Milan, Italy where he then decided to withdraw from school at the age of 15. Eventually he realized that he had to finish s ...
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  • To Clone Or Not To Clone - 544 words
    To Clone or not to Clone The discovery of cloning can be both beneficial and harmful to society. There are many reasonable methods of cloning. For instance, the use of cloning for medical purposes can be helpful in taking human DNA and creating new body parts. Because of the shortage of donors, this could become a valuable asset to our society. Cloning of human body parts can also be harmful if it gets into the wrong hands. Cloning should be controlled by the government to the extent there is no possible way it will be misused. Cloning in the field of medicine could have practical applications. For example, genes from humans that produce necessary proteins could be included in the animal DNA ...
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