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  • Leg Extension with Asians

    Leg Extension with Asians

    Leg extension surgery does not, or has ever, expressed an individual’s choice about the body. It even says in the article that the woman did the surgery in order to increase her chance of becoming a diplomat. Sure, it is the individual’s choice to get the surgery. However, the influence of Western culture is what led to that choice. Even though this event was taken place in China, America and its standards are what caused

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    Essay Length: 262 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Jon
  • The Handmaids Tale

    The Handmaids Tale

    The Handmaids Tale The first two paragraphs of the book The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood have great importance to the rest of the book. It introduces the main character and the world that she used to live in. The two paragraphs are written with many clues that suggest what time it played in and what it was like in those times. The first page of the book explains the situation that she is in

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    Essay Length: 623 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Top
  • Nature of Logic and Perception

    Nature of Logic and Perception

    Nature of Logic and Perception To be able to discuss what nature of logic and perception are, first we need to understand what they are. Logic is defined as the scientific study of the principles of reasoning. Perception by definition is the act, process, or result of perceiving. (Webster's II, 1998) In this essay, I am going to discuss how logic, perceptual process, and critical thinking are related and corresponded with each other. The nature

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    Essay Length: 969 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Victor
  • Utilitarian Vs. Kantian

    Utilitarian Vs. Kantian

    This paper was written during the final exam for an ethics class, from memory. As such, there are no referances, but it still makes for a pretty good outline for a paper on utilitarian and Kantian ethical theories. With so many varying views on morals and ethics, trying to use reason in ethics without resorting to emotional judgments is difficult. The first stop to overcoming this obstacle is to begin by studying ethical theories. Once

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Farewell to the Bloody Shirt

    Farewell to the Bloody Shirt

    In Stanley P. Hirshson’s book Farewell to the Bloody Shirt, he takes considerable aim at the racial crisis facing the nation from 1877 through 1893. Hirshson focuses on the Republican radicals, the new found freedom of the Negro, as well as the impending equality of the Negro. This book is a fine example of a scholarly study into the political background of these developments. Hirshson is seemingly less concerned with denouncing the system than

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    Essay Length: 795 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Jack
  • Corporate Governance

    Corporate Governance

    Abstract The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that those companies which are more multinationals have higher corporate governance practices. While analyzing the two companies, Bozec’s recent empirical research on corporate governance was regarded. The first section of this study determines whether the companies are domestic or multinational and the second part of the study compares corporate governance practices of the two companies. The results justify precision of empirical research conducted by Bozec. Introduction

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    Essay Length: 1,601 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: July
  • Ancient Greece

    Ancient Greece

    Ancient Greece Sparta, one of the powerful city-states, retains this name for good reason. They took over Messenia and used the land wisely, by making a government using the Code of Lycurgus. The Spartan women were given a lot more freedom compared to other Greek city-states; thus, every person provided a part in the development of their city. They represented duty, strength, discipline, beauty, and freedom of thought. Spartans valued power and built their city-state

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    Essay Length: 286 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Women and Work in the 19th Century

    Women and Work in the 19th Century

    During the 19th century, change was in the air. Industrialization, involving the movement of labor and resources away from agriculture and toward manufacturing and commercial industries, was in progress. As a result, thousands of women were moving from the domestic life to the industrial world. During the 19th century, the family economy was replaced by a new patriarchy which saw women moving from the small, safe world of family workshops or home-based businesses to larger

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    Essay Length: 902 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: July
  • 19th Century Thaetre

    19th Century Thaetre

    Richard Wagner was an innovator who injected theatre with the contemporary trend toward realism, calling for many changes to take place in the theatre world. Wagner is probably best known for his concept of a new type of theatre structure--the festival theatre. He designed the structure to fulfill his ambition of a classless theatre. Famous throughout the world, the architectural design of the festival was fan-shaped, making all seats equal in sight lines, as well

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    Essay Length: 605 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Eldest

    Eldest

    Eldest, the second book in Paolini's Inheritance trilogy just came out and I picked it up yesterday. It took me all day to finish it because the thing was Harry-Potter sized. Almost 700 pages (the book is across the room, or I'd give you the exact number.... but I distinctly remember seeing page 666...). It's very similar in style and tone to Eragon, it's predecessor. One difference is that since much of the plot of

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Bred
  • Organisational Success Depends Ultimately on the Qualities of Its Leaders. but Are Leaders Born Successful or Can They Be Trained

    Organisational Success Depends Ultimately on the Qualities of Its Leaders. but Are Leaders Born Successful or Can They Be Trained

    “Leadership is one of those things which is almost impossible to pin down in words but which everyone recognises when they see it.” D.A.S Plastow Group Managing Director Rolls-Royce Motors Limited. When we hear the word leadership or leader, the first thing some people imagine is a great military commander or king standing in front of his people and issuing orders. If we think about it more closely, we will realize that leadership is not

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    Essay Length: 3,155 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • Interior Design

    Interior Design

    Contrary to what some may think, interior design is an art form. Many people think that art is only displayed on tangible surfaces, such as paper or canvas. Any room an be turned into a work of art with a little creativity and imagination. Redesigning interiors is a career for many. Interior designers should be considered artists just as much as a painter or sculptor would. Designing interiors takes a lot more effort than just

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    Essay Length: 2,993 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Janna
  • The State of Denmark

    The State of Denmark

    The State of Denmark “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark” (Shakespear, 67). In the beginning of Hamlet this is said to represent what has happened and what will happen and how it is slowly destroying Denmark. A ghost appears claiming to be the murdered King and commands his son Hamlet to seek his revenge. Hamlet is told that Claudius the new King was the murderer. The Human condition, defines a man’s ability

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Harriet Jacobs wanted to tell her story, but knew she lacked the skills to write the story herself. She had learned to read while young and enslaved, but, at the time of her escape to the North in 1842, she was not a proficient writer. She worked at it, though, in part by writing letters that were published by the New York Tribune, and with the help of her friend, Amy Post. Her writing skills

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    Essay Length: 1,686 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Amtrak - Strategic Use of It

    Amtrak - Strategic Use of It

    Overview of the Organization Amtrak (a combination of “American” and “track”) is the brand name of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, created in 1970 by an act of Congress. The National Railroad Passenger Corporation is a private, for-profit corporation established by government with all of its preferred stock, owned by the federal government and its budget subsidized by federal money totaling more than $1 billion per year. Some common stock is held by the private

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    Essay Length: 2,863 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • Outsourcing

    Outsourcing

    With the power of telecommunications and internet connectivity, organizations today are able to create wide area networks (WANs) over vast distances – nationally and internationally. Using this technology, the organization is able to outsource any part of the organization’s information technology (IT) operation. This paper will discuss outsourcing – the benefits and costs. Benefits and risks Organizations may have any number of reasons for considering outsourcing – saving on labor costs, political alliances, new marketplaces,

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • Indian Contributions

    Indian Contributions

    President Bush “The strength of our Nation comes from its people. As the early inhabitants of this great land, the native peoples of North America played a unique role in the shaping of our Nation's history and culture. During the month when we celebrate Thanksgiving, we especially celebrate their heritage and the contributions of American Indian and Alaska Native peoples to this Nation.” The contribution of the American Indian to the English language is

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    Essay Length: 537 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Pythagoras and the Pythagorean School

    Pythagoras and the Pythagorean School

    Pythagoras and the Pythagorean School Pythagoras and the Pythagorean School Pythagoras was not Greek, but Phoenician, born to a relatively wealthy family on the island of Samos. Samos was governed by Polycrates, an infamous tyrant. Pythagoras was well educated, having been taught by the philosopher Pherekydes. The great teacher Thales and his student Anaximander were the ones who introduced Pythagoras to mathematical ideas. Thales advised Pythagoras to travel to Egypt to learn more about mathematics

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Monika
  • To the People of the State of New York

    To the People of the State of New York

    To the People of the State of New York: WHEN the people of America reflect that they are now called upon to decide a question, which, in its consequences, must prove one of the most important that ever engaged their attention, the propriety of their taking a very comprehensive, as well as a very serious, view of it, will be evident. Nothing is more certain than the indispensable necessity of government, and it is equally

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    Essay Length: 1,657 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Kevin
  • To Kill a Mockingird

    To Kill a Mockingird

    In Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, she uses minor characters to help along the main storyline. The best examples of this are Miss Maudie, Tom Robinson, and Heck Tate. Each one of these characters further complicate the story and make it much more entertaining for the reader. Each minor character impacts at least one of the main characters lives in an extraordinary way. First off, the most important and influential minor character is

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    Essay Length: 524 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Max
  • The Philippine War

    The Philippine War

    The Philippine War I don’t believe the Philippine War was justified. There are more ways than war to solve the annexation of the Philippines. I agree on some of the policies, but not all of the policies, that were in place during that time period. I believe the war was not justified for a number of reasons. The ratio of dead to wounded was higher than it was in the civil war which is considered

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    Essay Length: 599 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: David
  • Sony Merger

    Sony Merger

    Sony Merger A great deal of companies and corporations, whether diminutive or immense, merge to become one company. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) refers to the aspect of corporate strategy, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling and combining of different companies that can aid, finance, or help a growing company in a given industry grow rapidly without having to create another business entity. For instance, the Merger between Sony and MGM in 2005,

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • Clyde Beasley and Social Influence

    Clyde Beasley and Social Influence

    Prison: A Social Nightmare Heather Baker General Psychology PSY 1012 Gloria Maresma-Giles, M.S. Social psychology is the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one another. What happens when there is only one way to do things without being teased, mimicked or ever bullied? We conform. Even though the standards are different now than is has been in the past, the theory is the same: for most people, whatever they think

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    Essay Length: 463 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Tasha
  • What Behaviour Predications Might You Make If You Knew That an Employee Had Locus of Control

    What Behaviour Predications Might You Make If You Knew That an Employee Had Locus of Control

    The locus of control can either be internal (meaning you believe that you control yourself and your life) or external (meaning you believe that your environment, some higher power or other people control your decisions and your life). It was developed by Rotter in 1954 as an important aspect of personality. Empirical research findings have implied the following differences between internals and externals: 1. Internals are more likely to work for achievements, to tolerate delays

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    Essay Length: 503 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • Internet, Extranet, Email in Companies

    Internet, Extranet, Email in Companies

    The ever-changing world of technology is making the world become smaller every day. Businesses and organizations are taking advantage of the advances in technology to improve their organizations. Technology’s influence reaches beyond improving relations within an organization to enhancing an organization’s ability to service its customers. But even more than that technology is influencing the shape of the organization itself. In order to realize the impact of technology on business organizations, the following paper will

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    Essay Length: 2,419 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Steve