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Animal Communication Anonymous Throughout this course of study, the concept of language as the demarcation between animals and humans has prevailed. Further, as we have seen in our class readings, many claim that it is through language that our consciousness and cognitive skills are developed. Accordingly, these skills are necessary for us to interpret and conceptualize our world. What this infers is that because we have these skills and the brute animals do not, animals do not possess the
Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Grim Prediction of the Future Unknown Nineteen Eighty-Four was written between the years of 1945 and 1948. Orwell got the title from switching the last two numbers of the publication date. In Orwell's criticism of a perfect society, his book became known as one of the greatest anti-utopian novels of all time. The book's message is so powerful that some say it went so far as to prevent the sinister future from realizing itself. Althought the book starts out as the story of
Arthur Kornberg Dev A. Personal Information Arthur Kornberg (1918-), American biochemist and physician, claims he has never met ?a dull enzyme.? He has devoted his life to pursuing and purifying these critical protein molecules. His love of science did not spring from a family history rooted in science. He was born on March 3rd, 1918, the son of a sewing machine operator in the sweatshops of the Lower East Side of New York City. His parents, Joseph Aaron Kornberg and Lena Rachel Katz, were immig
Notes on the Economics of Game Theory Consider this : Could Western management techniques be successfully implemented in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) ? Granted, they have to be adapted, modified and cannot be imported in their entirety. But their crux, their inalienable nucleus ? can this be transported and transplanted in CEE ? Theory provides us with a positive answer. Human agents are the same everywhere and are mostly rational. Practice begs to differ. Basic concepts suc
The Impeachment of the President of the USA In the hallways of the Smithsonian, two moralists are debating the impeachment of the President of the United States of America, Mr. William Jefferson Clinton. One is clearly Anti-Clinton (AC) the other, a Democrat (DC), is not so much for him as he is for the rational and pragmatic application of moral principles. AC (expectedly): The President should be impeached. DC (no less expectedly) ; But, surely, even you are not trying to imply that he has
China as Most Favored Nation Luke Allison What is the debate on weather or not China should retain favored-nation trading status all about? Is it really a decision on what is best economically for the United States, and China. Or is it: the issue of Chinese human rights violations and the fact that if the United States where to revoke the favored nation status of China it would have a profound negative impact on the U.S. economy alone. (+)Most-favored-nation trade status started in the United St
Opposition to Evolution Anonymous Since the dawn of humanity, there has been a single question that has perplexed even the greatest of philosophers and scientists. Humans are, by nature, interested in their past. As a result every civilization through out time has sought to find the origin of life, and answered it to meet their needs. Early civilizations taught that there was a group of gods located on a far off mountain at the edge of the earth. These gods were responsible everything, ranging f
Should Australia Become a Republic? ethan I believe that Australia should not become a republic. I think that there would be no point in becoming a republic, because we live without the intervention of the Queen at the moment, so becoming a republic would achieve nothing. If we were to become a republic, we would lose the support of England in times of war, famine or other disaster. I think that becoming a republic would achieve nothing, lose our links with England and waste the parliament's tim
The Human Brain Unknown The human being is considered to be the ultimate form of life on the earth. This is not because the human body is strong and agile. Many other animals posses skills much superior to humans and are able to perform feats humans can only dream of. The one thing that distinguishes humans from all of the other organisms on this planet is the brain. The brain is the site that controls the human body. However, unlike in animals, in man, the brain is also the site of the mind. Th
The American Constitution Unknown The basis of all law in the United States is the Constitution. This Constitution is a document written by outcasts of England. The Constitution of the United States sets forth the nation's fundamental laws. It establishes the form of the national government and defines the rights and liberties of the American people. It also lists the aims of the government and the methods of achieving them. The Constitution was written to organize a strong national government
Abstract This paper will explain how the benefits of a four-day week schedule for school districts will allow them to better educate students. In the current economy, schools are scampering to get supplies, pay salaries, and in some cases, just remain open. The money that would be saved by schools implementing the four-day week would accomplish those tasks. Schools are shutting down, teachers are being laid off, and class sizes are growing to accommodate the students from other districts that no
Wikipedia (pronounced /wjkhpidi.Y/ WI-ki-PEE-dee-Y) is a free,[4] web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its name is a portmanteau of the words wiki (a technology for creating collaborative websites, from the Hawaiian word wiki, meaning quick) and encyclopedia. Wikipedia's 14 million articles (3.2 million in English) have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world, and almost all of its articles can be e
Obviously rap music is too violent. It serves as a musical accompaniment to the entire underclass culture of violence, says the author of See No Evil, David Klinghoffer, in an article in the National Review. This extremely narrow minded philosophy has neglected to discover what rap music really is and what it means to its millions of buyers, who are mostly of upper-class status. Rap is not only music, it is also a black cultural expression that prioritizes black voices from urban America, an
History [edit]The early years ? This is London calling - 2LO calling. Here is the first general news bulletin, copyright by Reuters, Press Association, Exchange Telegraph and Central News. ? ?BBC news programme opening during the 1920s[5] The British Broadcasting Company broadcast its first radio bulletin from radio station 2LO on 14 November 1922.[6] Wishing to avoid competition, newspaper publishers persuaded the government to ban the BBC from broadcasting news before 7 PM, and to force it to
Mental Health in Firefighters From large scale disasters to minor car wrecks, people look up to firefighters as heroes. They are revered as brave and tough in any situation and their heroics are praised. But there is a side we rarely see to our firefighters. Because firefighters are first responders and arrive on scene to nearly any given situation, they often experience the worst of the situation. Firefighting is one of the most dangerous occupations in America, due to the situations they are p
Alzheimer?s Disease Alzheimer?s disease is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer who discovered the disease in 1906 after studying the brain tissue of an elderly woman who died of an unusual mental illness. It is a serious disease which causes mental deterioration and eventually death. Alzheimer?s disease is ?a progressive degenerating process of neural tissue? (Black). The symptoms of this disease can be slowed with certain treatments, but cannot yet be prevented or cured. Although not an infectious
Cultural Memory and Historical Memory: The Difference Flames engulfed the buildings, the fiery scenes played over and over again on the television screen. I was in first grade and it was hard to understand the massive amount of emotion poured into the situation. People wailed on the television screen, screaming and crying at what lay before their eyes. I did not know that history was happening before my eyes. I did not know that the date, 9/11, would forever be etched into my memory. The emotion
Republic of the Philippines COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION ILOILO STATE COLLEGE OF FISHERIES SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES Tiwi, Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo Philippine Educational System Subject DR. MA. PRECY PEREZ Professor CLAIRE S. JUAREZ Student Education System in the Philippines Introduction Philippine Education is a product of long history of struggle. Its changes were a slow process which came generations of colonialism and imperialism. The Spaniards were for sometimes, successful in creating th
Republic of the Philippines COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION ILOILO STATE COLLEGE OF FISHERIES SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES Tiwi, Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo Philippine Educational System Subject DR. MA. PRECY PEREZ Professor CLAIRE S. JUAREZ Student Education System in the Philippines Introduction Philippine Education is a product of long history of struggle. Its changes were a slow process which came generations of colonialism and imperialism. The Spaniards were for sometimes, successful in creating th
In this article we will discuss different consumer buying behaviour models designed by different marketing experts. We will also discuss their advantages and their limitations. Apart from these we will also discuss any alternative model designed on consumer buying behaviour. The models below showcases that different consumers have different buying behaviour. Most of the models has made emphasis on that most consumers while planninf to purchase go through different stages until they reach to fina
COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION Brussels, 30 June 2009 THE THIRD ENLARGEMENT: SPAIN\'S AND PORTUGAL\'S ACCESS TO THE EEC REPORT ON THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS ARCHIVAL MATERIAL Michael J. Geary 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction page 4 Note on the sources 5 Part I Spain Note on Spanish files Letters of application 7 7 European Council 10 Commission Avis on third enlargement 15 Accession negotiations 16 Negotiating procedure 16 Trade, regional tariffs and transition measures 19 VAT 26 EURATOM/ECSC Acc
Social Work 401OL-5 Social Welfare Policy Fall 2015 Faculty Information George Gray, MSSW Office hours: by appointment only Adjunct Professor of Social Work [email protected] Course Description This course includes current issues and problems of social welfare policy and programs within a historical context. Prerequisites: SW 280 and PLS 201, and junior status. The purpose of social work education is to prepare competent and effective professionals who are committed to practice that inclu
The Cons of Globalization, an Essay Against Globalization Uploaded by Panda05 on Dec 25, 2004 Antiglobalization After the break-up of Soviet Union, globalization accelerated through the world. It includes the increasing integration of countries' individual economies, the rise in the world trade and multinational companies and the effect of large sums of money moving in and out of economies. People around the globe are more connected to each other then ever before. Information and money flow mor
5715067945 Chapter One Introduction 0 Chapter One Introduction 1.1 Introduction: Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world. The people of this country are deeply committed to Islamic way of life as enshrined in the Holy Qur'an and the Sunnah. Naturally, it remains a deep city in their heart to fashion and design their economic lives in accordance with the precepts of Islam. The establishment of Islami bank Bangladesh limited on March 13, 1983, is the true reflection of this
VNAA’s Regional Leadership Summit:Home Health and Hospice Deep Dive LeadingAge Annual Meeting November 1, 2015 Major Trends Impacting Home-Based Care 2 Aging Population Prevalence of Chronic Disease Policy Emphasis on Improved Patient Experience Rapid Advancement of New Care Delivery Payment Models Technology Workforce Advances Exponential Growth Anticipated Individuals receiving long term care services and supports anticipated to increase from 15M in 2013 to 27M in 2050 Home health expenditu
The Origin of Emotion and Effect on Research Proposal Pauline Onyu Kim Cairn University 2016, 12/6 Abstract The origin of Emotion that is either caused by appraisal to feel the emotion or mood contagion affected us to feel emotion will be explored. Random assessed partners are going to spend month as roommates in certain apartments and lead them to fill out certain questionnaire everyday. Also partners are going to explain their emotion to their partner every Saturday about their emotions durin
The Moon is Down Chapter One: Here we learn that a small town has been taken over by one of the many Nazi groups during World War Two. Mr. Corell ? The town good guy?, the way I view it, sent the town postmen and policemen on a boating trip, keeping them from the invasion (we learn later that ?The town good guy? is really a back-stabber later in the book). After the invasion, the Nazis request a meeting with the town?s Mayor, Mayor Orden. Joseph and Doctor Winter, two of Mayor Orden?s colleagues
Hot 107.1- interview with a radio personality Anonymous When I'm in a car riding down the street there is only one radio station that I really enjoy, KXHT 107.1. The music they play is quite specific. They are a hip-hop and R&B station that plays mostly southeastern groups. Hip-hop is quite new to me having really only gotten into it in the early years of high school were as I liked rock since childhood. It was for this reason and a few others that I decided to interview a personality from Hot 1
Changes to the Bill of Rights Anonymous How many rights do you have? You should check, because it might not be as many today as it was a few years ago, or even a few months ago. Some people I talk to are not concerned that police will execute a search warrant without knocking or that they set up roadblocks and stop and interrogate innocent citizens. They do not regard these as great infringements on their rights. But when you put current events together, there is information that may be surprisi
Affirmative Action [email protected] Affirmative action works. There are thousands of examples of situations where people of color, white women, and working class women and men of all races who were previously excluded from jobs or educational opportunities, or were denied opportunities once admitted, have gained access through affirmative action. When these policies received executive branch and judicial support, vast numbers of people of color, white women and men have gained access they woul
Media's effect on Voters Ayan Gos In our lazy nation today, most of the American citizen cast their vote on what they see on the news. It is safe to say that the media primarily control peoples opinion on political issues. Unfortunately the worlds most developed nation don't have time to carefully pick their leaders in any level. While vast opportunity of research is available to the American citizen to carefully pick their candidates, they choose to go along with the with what the media tells t
American Labor Movement: Development of Unions Romina Ferrante The American Labor Movement of the nineteenth century developed as a result of the city-wide organizations that unhappy workers were establishing. These men and women were determined to receive the rights and privileges they deserved as citizens of a free country. They refused to be treated like slaves, and work under unbearable conditions any longer. Workers joined together and realized that a group is much more powerful than an ind
Welcome to the Underground Nick Mc While America sleeps safely at night, safe and secure in their world there is another world taking place, a more dangerous and wild world. A world going on right beneath their noses. Its taking place in their super markets, in empty whare houses, forgotten buildings, parks, and yes friends even there roller skating rinks. Many will never know hear about this world that usually takes place every Friday and Saturday. For it may be safer to not know, for if one kn
America's Great Depression John Goodman The Great Depression is probably one of the most misunderstood events in American history. It is routinely cited, as proof that unregulated capitalism is not the best in the world, and that only a massive welfare state, huge amounts of economic regulation, and other Interventions can save capitalism from itself. Among the many myths surrounding the Great Depression are that Herbert Hoover was a laissez faire president and that FDR brought us out of the dep
Liberal/Conservative Traits in Editorial Columnist Donald Kaul Anonymous Donald Kaul, a Tribune Media Syndicate?s newspaper veteran of twenty five years, can be said to be famous for his often sarcastic but astute observations on everything from campaign reform to Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Occasionally a letter to the editor appears in the newspaper protesting his remarks, usually from a self-proclaimed, right-wing conservative calling him a bleeding heart liberal. What exactly do these
Lord of the Flies: Chapter 9-12 Notes Kelsey Lobsinger 1. After Simon is killed, the next paragraph begins, The clouds open and let the rain down like a waterfall? When the boys kill Simon they not only kill him and spirituality, but what they perceive to be the beast. Because the beast was created by them and embodied all of their evils, one of its interpretations can be as mankind's sin. Simon is very similar to Jesus in this book. The Roman's ruled the world during Jesus' life, and now a si
Blood in Macbeth [email protected] William Shakespeare?s play Macbeth is about a struggle for power in Scotland. Macbeth, the main character, gets prophecies from three witches about his future accomplishments that will come to him. One of his prophecies is that Macbeth will become king, Macbeth hearing this he becomes ambitious and later kills the current King Duncan, making himself the new king. A tragic ending comes to Macbeth when the people leave him and his world collapses around hi
The Russian revolution: How Did the Bolsheviks Gain Power? Jared Wilson How did the Bolshevisks seize power of the Russia Empire in 1917? They were able to do this as a result of taking advantage of the current political and social situations in the country at the time. Through such decisions as disbanding the army, and siding with the majority, the peasants, though such promises as land, food, equality and peace. Through such events Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, also known as Lenin, was able to take
Mercutio Magda D At the time Mercutio makes his famous Queen Mab speech in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, he and Romeo, together with a group of their friends and kinsmen, are on the way to a party given by their family's arch-enemy, Lord Capulet. Their plan is to crash the party so that Romeo may have the opportunity to see his current love, Rosaline, whom they know has been invited to the Capulet's masque that evening. Romeo, whom his friends seem to consider generally very witty and fun, o
July's People Susan Berube In July?s People, Nadine Gordimer gives a very detailed and knowledgeable explanation of the political turmoil within South Africa. By expressing the emotions of a family involved in the deteriorating situation and the misunderstandings between blacks and whites, she adds a very personal and emotional touch, which allows the reader to understand the true horror and terror these people experienced. Gordimer writes of how the Smales family reacts, survives, and adjusts t
As I Lay Dying - Objectivity/Subjectivity jess ?Through the use of many characters monologues the narrative point of view presents an objective view of what really happened.? This statement is not adequate in connection with William Faulkner?s novel, As I Lay Dying. Though many points of view are expressed through the use of interior monologue, even when compiled, they cannot serve as an ?objective? view of what really happened. There are many monologues by many different people, often with oppo
The Truman Show ?The Truman Show? is a profoundly disturbing movie. On the surface, it deals with the worn out issue of the intermingling of life and the media. Examples for such incestuous relationships abound: Ronald Reagan, the cinematic president was also a presidential movie star. In another movie (?The Philadelphia Experiment?) a defrosted Rip Van Winkle exclaims upon seeing Reagan on television (40 years after his forced hibernation started): ?I know this guy, he used to play Cowboys in t
Psychology as Storytelling Storytelling has been with us since the days of campfire and besieging wild animals. It served a number of important functions: amelioration of fears, communication of vital information (regarding survival tactics and the characteristics of animals, for instance), the satisfaction of a sense of order (justice), the development of the ability to hypothesize, predict and introduce theories and so on. We are all endowed with a sense of wonder. The world around us in inexp
The Inverted Narcissist The Clinical Picture and Developmental Roots - Opening Remarks Terminology Co-dependents People who depend on other people for their emotional gratification and the performance of ego or daily functions. They are needy, demanding, submissive. They fear abandonment, cling and display immature behaviors in their effort to maintain the relationship with their companion or mate upon whom they depend. No matter what abuse is inflicted upon them - they remain in the relations
Psychophysics It is impossible to rigorously prove or substantiate the existence of a Soul, a psyche. Numerous explanations have been hitherto offered: - That what we, humans, call a soul is the way that we experience the workings of our brain (introspection experienced). This often - leads to infinite regressions. - That the soul is an epiphenomenon, the software result of a hardware complexity (much the same way as temperature, volume and - pressure are the epiphenomena of a large number of ga
Legitimizing Final Causes The word telos in ancient Greek meant: goal, target, mission, completion, perfection. The Greeks seem to have associated the attaining of a goal with perfection. Modern scientific thought is much less sanguine about teleology, the belief that causes are preceded by their effects. The idea is less zany than it sounds. It was Aristotle who postulated the existence of four types of causes. It all started with the attempt to differentiate explanatory theories from theor
Crisis of the French Revolution - Notes N.E.T. Creating a new Society 14 July 1789 to 9 Thermidor II,(27 July 1794) (snapshot Napoleonic France 1804) According to Joseph Weber, foster brother of Queen Antoinette, there were three primary causes of the French revolution 'the disorder of the finances, the state of mind, and the war in America.' The 'disorder in the finances' acknowledged that the bankruptcy of the monarchy opened the doors to defiance of the King's authority. The greatest single c
Charles et Secondat, Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu Unknown Charles de Secondat, Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu was born in 1689 to a French noble family. His family tree could be traced 350 years, which in his view made its name neither good nor bad. (The Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, p. 68) Montesquieu's views started to be shaped at a very early age. A beggar was chosen to be his godfather to remind him of his obligations to the poor. Montesquieu's education started at the age
Climate Change And Mexico Unknown The Effect of Increased Greenhouse Gasses on Mexico and it's Effort to Reduce Environmental Damage Introduction For over a hundred years, scientists have been carefully gathering and verifying data on the earth's temperature. The latest data reveals some striking trends: - All 10 of the warmest years on record have occurred in the last 15 years - The 1990's have already been warmer than the 1980's- the warmest decade on record - The global average surface temper
The Ediacaran Fauna Unknown Up until 1947, it was believed that the Cambrian Explosion marked the first true abundance of multicellular life. However, this was discovered to be untrue after Sir Douglas Mawson and R.C. Sprigg mistakenly came across numerous fossil jellyfish in the Ediacara Hills while observing what was originally believed to be sandstones belonging to the lowest strata of the Cambrian. At first, these finding were dismissed as fortuitous inorganic markings.(AAS Biographical