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  • Youth Violence

    Youth Violence

    Problems with Kant Throughout Immanuel Kant’s works, he has kept the common theme, “Treat others as you would treat yourself. Always as an end and never as a means”(131, EMP). I find this ultimate moral principle somewhat contradictory to his other moral or theories. Issues that I find problematic with this ultimate moral principle are the punishments of criminals and the mentally as well as physically ill people. The last problem I have with Kantian

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Edward
  • Youth Violence

    Youth Violence

    DIMENSIONS OF EXPOSURE AND ACCESS TO THE INTERNET 5.4.1 Venues of Access As noted in Chapter 2, individuals obtain access to the Internet through an Internet service provider (ISP). However, it is quite common for many individuals to have more than one. For many youth, multiple venues for access to the Internet are likely, with home, school, and library access as perhaps the most common channels but with many others as well, all of which

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Youth Violence

    Youth Violence

    Youth Violence Youth violence is an escalating problem in American society today. There are many different factors that can be blamed for this problem. During the last decade of the twentieth century people began searching for answers to this dilemma which is haunting America. Many tragic school shootings have taken place within the last decade that have gained the attention of the public. As of now, no one can give the right answer to the

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    Essay Length: 1,337 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Victor
  • Youth Violence

    Youth Violence

    Just a few years ago, news broke out about a young, introverted student who one day went to school with a firearm. She then entered classroom shooting all her classmates. Nowadays, it is very common to hear news about young people taking part in conducting violence. The three main causes of youth violence are one's growing environment, influence by media and feelings of social alienation. One's growing environment is the major cause of youth

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    Submitted: April 23, 2011 By: kting
  • Youth Violence in Society

    Youth Violence in Society

    Youth Violence in Society “In 2002, more than 877,700 young people ages 10 to 24 were injured from violent acts. Approximately 1 in 13 required hospitalization” (CDC 2004). Violence is everywhere. We can’t control it. Its on TV, it’s on the radio, it’s in our schools, it’s in the streets, and it’s everywhere. Currently in the US, the rate of crimes committed by minors has sky rocketed in the last 10 years. Now comes the

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    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Youve Been Cloned

    Youve Been Cloned

    You’ve Been Cloned One day, in the near future you could suddenly notice that your appearance is the same as three other people. I am sure that you would be extremely surprised if were unaware of the fact that you were a result of human cloning. In recent years, cloning has been an achievement of medical profession and hot news in newspapers and television channels across the world because of its astonishing ability to duplicating

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Zantrex 3 Supplements

    Zantrex 3 Supplements

    Zantrex 3 is claimed to be a rapid weight loss supplement that gives incredible energy. It’s considered as “America’s hottest new Super Pill” based on its manufactures and has 546% more weight loss than the leading ephedrine based diet pill. Nevertheless, based on this study it is true, since this imaginary study is never referenced. Zantrex 3 is also an ephedra- free fat burner. Ephedra- free might give anyone the impression that it’s a stimulant-free

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Janna
  • Zero Population Growth in Israel

    Zero Population Growth in Israel

    Israel, located in the Middle East bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon. The State of Israel has a population of 6,276,883 people of which 187,000 are Israeli settlers in the West Bank, approximately 20,000 in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, more than 5,000 in the Gaza Strip, and less than 177,000 in East Jerusalem (July 2005 est.). The National Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is $129 billion (2004 est.); the GDP per capita is $20,800

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • Zero Tolerance

    Zero Tolerance

    Zero Tolerance There are many disciplinary actions that have been used and are still in use in order to deal with problems in the school system today. However, it seems that zero tolerance is now the most widely used and most controversial policy that has came into effect. Zero tolerance means absolutely no mercy for students when accused of doing something wrong. This policy leaves no room at all for error. These cases are

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Victor
  • Zhubaigaliyeva Zhanar Group 226 22nd January 201 Seminar 1 Assignment #1

    Zhubaigaliyeva Zhanar Group 226 22nd January 201 Seminar 1 Assignment #1

    Zhubaigaliyeva Zhanar Group 226 22nd January 2019 Seminar 1 Assignment #1 wc 1009 The critical incident describes the situation, which was held at the office. The communication took place between foreigner Peter and the receptionist. Peter needed help with his documents. The receptionist was very helpful and seemed to go out of his way to make sure Peter would not have any trouble getting what he needed. Peter was very happy with the service and

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    Submitted: February 18, 2019 By: Zhanara Zhubaigaliyeva
  • “ Our Society Is Overly Materialistic.We Center Our Lives on Acquiring Material Things at the Expense of Such Traditional Values as Family and Education.”

    “ Our Society Is Overly Materialistic.We Center Our Lives on Acquiring Material Things at the Expense of Such Traditional Values as Family and Education.”

    Topic 2 “ Our society is overly materialistic. We center our lives on acquiring material things at the expense of such traditional values as family and education.” I agree with the issue that our society is becoming too materialistic. People are involved into a commercial world and forget their responsibilities to this society. The traditional value is taken place by materialistic culture. This is because that there is too much temptation to resist in this

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Top
  • “affirmative Action”: A Road Towards Equality

    “affirmative Action”: A Road Towards Equality

    “Affirmative Action”: A Road Towards Equality. by Social Psychology 205 Table of Contents Introduction 3 Definition 3 History 4 Employment 5 Education 6 Arguments For 7 Arguments Against 7 Conclusion 8 References 9 “Affirmative Action”: A Road Towards Equality. When two groups are in competition with each other for scarce resources, they threaten each other. This is the definition for the realistic group conflict theory. The majority and minority in the United States have been

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    Essay Length: 1,320 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • “cloning” and It's Misunderstanding

    “cloning” and It's Misunderstanding

    The first successful clone was created in 1997. The clone was a sheep named Dolly which was created from a single cell, an egg, which had DNA inserted into it from its host mother ewe. The egg was then placed in the mothers womb and born 5 months later. Dolly was the first successful clone out of 277 failed attempts each resulting in the death of an egg. Dolly which had no biological father was

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Steve
  • “crafting a Vision at Daimler-Chrysler” Case Analysis

    “crafting a Vision at Daimler-Chrysler” Case Analysis

    In reviewing this article it was observed that some employees were skeptical of the merger between Chrysler and Daimler-Benz. Daimler-Benz employees were proud of the elite image and were concerned about having that tarnished by another company. Chrysler employees voiced concerns about the addition of a foreign partner to one of America’s auto manufacturers. Employees needed reassurance that this merger was going to be a success! In light of all the adversity both companies faced

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Steve
  • “gender Inequality Is Common at the Workplace”.To What Extent Do You Agree with the Above Statement?

    “gender Inequality Is Common at the Workplace”.To What Extent Do You Agree with the Above Statement?

    The gender inequality in the work place is one of the high rated issues that have been publicly ringing through society for years. With that statement above, definitely, I do agree with it. Gender inequality can be refers to the obvious or hidden disparities among individual based on gender performance. In this case, we will see the inequality towards the women in the work place. In order to identify this situation, we must try to

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    Essay Length: 1,438 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • “life & Debt”

    “life & Debt”

    The documentary Life and Debt portrays a true example of the impact economic globalization can have on a developing country. When most Americans think about Jamaica, we think about the beautiful beaches, warm weather, and friendly people that make it a fabulous vacation spot. This movie shows the place in a different light, by showing a pressuring problem of debt. The everyday survival of many Jamaicans is based on the economic decisions of the

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Monika
  • “mercy Killing”: What Should Be Done

    “mercy Killing”: What Should Be Done

    The applied moral issue of euthanasia, or mercy killing, concerns whether it is morally acceptable for a third party, such as a physician, to end the life of a terminally ill patient who is in intense pain. I will go further into the facts of this in my paper. The euthanasia controversy is part of a larger issue concerning the right to die. Staunch defenders of personal liberty argue that all of us are morally

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    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • “my Heritage Experience in America.Who Am I and Where Did I Come From?”

    “my Heritage Experience in America.Who Am I and Where Did I Come From?”

    “My Heritage Experience in America. Who Am I and Where Did I Come From?” An Interview of Barbara Lyons In my quest to interview someone for this research, I decided to interview Barbara Lyons. Barbara’s heritage is Jamaican. Barbara was aware of her Jamaican heritage in the early stages of her life since her father was born in Jamaica. He came to the U.S. in the early sixties and later joined the U.S. Air Force.

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Victor
  • “nobody Mean More to Me Than You and the Future Life of Willie Jordan”

    “nobody Mean More to Me Than You and the Future Life of Willie Jordan”

    Amy Wingard English 1320 English is the standard language of America. In the essay “Nobody Mean More to Me than You and the Future Life of Willie Jordan” by June Jordan, Jordan proves that Black English represents African American’s identity, and how the language should be taught in schools. June Jordan fights for the recognition of Black English because she feels that the language is disappearing into a world where nobody cares. However, it

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: July
  • “one Belt one Road” and the Influence on China’s Future Trade (chinease)

    “one Belt one Road” and the Influence on China’s Future Trade (chinease)

    上海建桥学院 《“一带一路”对中国未来国际贸易的影响》 班 级:国贸1班 姓 名:崔文良1322005,沈扬1321974 金永杰1321969,马莹 1321996 朱兴华1321997,尚紫薇1321975 庄琦淳 1321973 《“一带一路”对中国未来国际贸易的影响》 “One Belt One Road” and the Influence on China’s Future Trade “一带一路”分别指的是丝绸之路经济带和21世纪海上丝绸之路。初步估算,“一带一路”沿线总人口约44亿,经济总量约21万亿美元,分别约占全球的63%和29%。“一带一路”作为中国首倡、高层推动的国家战略,对我国现代化建设和屹立于世界的领导地位具有深远的战略意义。“一带一路”战略构想的提出,契合沿线国家的共同需求,为沿线国家优势互补、开放发展开启了新的机遇之窗,是国际合作的新平台。 “One belt and one road”means the Silk Road economic belt and the Maritime Silk Road of the 21st century. Preliminary estimates, “One belt and one road”, the whole program covers a total population of about 4.4 billion,and a total finance of 21 trillion dollars , accounting for respectively 63% and 29%

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    Submitted: October 14, 2015 By: alternativer
  • “senior Citizen Driving”

    “senior Citizen Driving”

    “Senior Citizen Driving” I. Introduction A. In 2003, 90yr-old, George Weller made the headlines due to him driving his car into a farmers market in Santa Monica, CA. He was found guilty on 10 counts of vehicular manslaughter and sentenced to 5 years of probation with over $100,000 in fines. (Wilson) B. Today I want to propose that the federal government institute a law requiring any one age 70 and up with a state drivers

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Monika
  • “should Colleges Lower Their Admission Standards for Athletes?”

    “should Colleges Lower Their Admission Standards for Athletes?”

    In the modern world of colleges and universities, sports have become an enormous part of the social life of colleges. In order for these colleges to be successful in area of athletics, colleges must recruit naturally talented athletes. These gifted athletes sometimes are not academically eligible, as far as grades and SAT scores go, but colleges still accept them in order to run a flourishing athletic program. There are individuals, who are upset at this,

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Fatih
  • “sideshows” - a Deadly Game

    “sideshows” - a Deadly Game

    “WHAT IT DO?!” this 3 word phrase has sparked Side Shows in East Bay neighborhoods for years . Originating in the East Side of Oakland California, during the mid-80’s, Side Shows have just recently begun to receive national media attention. This is due largely in part to the high number of injuries and fatalities of bystanders, and the mass amounts of car accidents. Although these “unlawful” events are entertaining and fun-in-nature they are beginning

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Anna
  • “the Decisive Reason for the Advance of Bureaucratic Organization Has Always Been Its Purely Technical Superiority over Any Other Form of Organization (weber)” Discuss

    “the Decisive Reason for the Advance of Bureaucratic Organization Has Always Been Its Purely Technical Superiority over Any Other Form of Organization (weber)” Discuss

    Bureaucratic organization has been manifested in the human administration system for over 5000 years. The history has written that such organization has been invented in the times of the Egyptian dominant. The creation of a bureaucratic system raise from the monarchy, the ruling of one principle monarch has established a figure that can be seen as the start of the bureaucratic organization. The early establishment of bureaucratic administration were seen and put in to practice

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Andrew
  • “you Don't Fight with the Police”

    “you Don't Fight with the Police”

    An article written by Rosie Dimanno discusses the fact that there are corrupt police officers who the legal system sets free. I interpreted the article “You don’t fight with the police” as an instance in society when the innocent are punished by the police who are actually supposed to help society by protecting them from the bad. I believe that the fault in this article lies on the police officers themselves. As discussed in the

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Yan
  • “young Males Take More Voluntary Risks Than Any Other Social Group”

    “young Males Take More Voluntary Risks Than Any Other Social Group”

    Since Beck (1992) claimed that we are now living in a “risk society” there has been an abundance of sociological research surrounding the subject. Most recently the idea of voluntary risk taking has been brought to the fore front of sociological debate. It is clear that in a society where people spend a great deal of time avoiding risks there are also people actively seeking to take part in risks. Why is this the case,

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    Essay Length: 607 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Tasha
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