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  • A Brave New World - Happiness

    A Brave New World - Happiness

    In the novel, A Brave New World, the author Aldous Huxley creates a world where the people are ignorant of the truth, and are, therefore, in a state of bliss that they mistake as happiness. The people in the World State are in a world where they don’t know what true happiness is. The way they have lived their lives has blocked out real happiness. Through conditioning and drugging the government has kept the people

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    Essay Length: 458 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Fatih
  • During the Last Decade the World Has Witnessed a Staggering Elevation in Serial Killings

    During the Last Decade the World Has Witnessed a Staggering Elevation in Serial Killings

    During the last decade the world has witnessed a staggering elevation in serial killings. To give some insight into the scale of the problem posed by the serial killer, in the United States can be gained from examining the statistics for just one year. In 1989 (the last year for which detailed figures are available) there were 21,500 recorded homicides, of which some 5,000 are unsolved. Unofficial sources believe that as many as a hundred

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    Essay Length: 1,545 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Controversy Surrounding the Reconstruction of the World Trade Center

    Controversy Surrounding the Reconstruction of the World Trade Center

    The sprawling mess of flesh and steel recombinant that was created on the morning of September 11, 2001 left thousands dead. The scene of Ground Zero would go on to haunt survivors and the general public alike. The terrorist attacks which were wrought that day destroyed a landmark, a large and populated piece of a city, and most tragically the lives of thousands of innocent people. Yet with death there is also rebirth, and

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Steve
  • To What Extent Is Globalisation a Relatively New Process in World Politics?

    To What Extent Is Globalisation a Relatively New Process in World Politics?

    To what extent is globalisation a relatively new process in world politics? In this essay, I will be attempting to explain to what extent is globalisation a relatively new process in world politics. The definitions of globalisation and it's history; from which can debated if there is an actual history to globalisation or is it just a recent process in world politics. This essay will making the argument that it is not a new process

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Edward
  • A Guide into the "not So" Wonderful World of Lsd

    A Guide into the "not So" Wonderful World of Lsd

    A Guide to the “Not So” Wonderful World of LSD Discovery of LSD LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) come from a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. Albert Hofmann, working at Sandoz, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, produced LSD for the first time in 1938. He was hoping that it could be used to stimulate circulation and respiration, though this idea failed. Hofmann forgot about the new found drug, and didn’t use it for

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    Essay Length: 618 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Artur
  • War & Humanity: Where Do We Go from Here?

    War & Humanity: Where Do We Go from Here?

    WAR AND HUMANITY: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?. There is an average of twenty ongoing wars in the world at any given time. Some are internal civil wars, others are between nations. But the purpose of this thesis is not to report warfare, but the act of it. This includes the evolution of conventional and nuclear warfare, the potential effect of a nuclear war and why it is necessary for nations to fight war.

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    Essay Length: 991 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Marshall Plan Impact on the Cold War

    Marshall Plan Impact on the Cold War

    The Marshall Plan was America’s principal plan for rebuilding and creating a stronger foundation for the allied countries of Europe, and repelling communism after WWII. The Marshall Plan became a four year program that would cost the American people approximately $13 billion dollars before it ended in 1952. Although it’s impact on the Western countries was a promising one, its impact on the relationship between the two former allies the Unities States and the Soviet

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    Essay Length: 681 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: July
  • Us - Iraq War

    Us - Iraq War

    The US-Iraq War, a military action led by the United States against the regime of Saddam Hussein, the authoritarian leader of Iraq. US president George W. Bush, who announced the beginning of the war in March 2003, explained that the goals were to disarm Iraq and to free its people. For months, President Bush had threatened war, arguing that Saddam Hussein's regime posed a grave threat to US security and peace in the region because

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Factors in Sports Flattening the World

    Factors in Sports Flattening the World

    Friedman’s 10 Factors that made the Sports world flat #1 The fall of the Berlin Wall may have helped flatten the sports world only by breaking down the barrier between east and west Germany and allowing teams in Europe and across the world to try and forget religious, political or any other different beliefs come in-between teams in any sport. #2 + #3 +#4+9+10 The invention of the internet and work flow software along with

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    Essay Length: 625 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Artur
  • Religions of China; the World as a Living System

    Religions of China; the World as a Living System

    Daniel L. Overmyer’s Religions of China; the World as a Living System Long Grove, Illinois Waveland Press, Inc. Copyright 1986 125 Page Count Daniel Overmyer’s, Religions of China, discusses the historical developments of the different religions of China. It also addresses the impact religion has on the daily life of the Chinese in the past and present. Overmyer introduces the Chinese living system with his knowledge of Feng-shui, and how everything is connected by

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    Essay Length: 883 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Brave New World

    Brave New World

    Pardon the hyperbole, but I wonder if we can't trace a goodly portion of the decline of Western culture in just the drop-off from Walt Disney's Pinocchio to Steven Spielberg's A. I.: Artificial Intelligence. Despite the surface similarities between these tales of a wooden boy on the one hand and a robot boy on the other, both of whom hope to become real, and despite Mr. Spielberg's quite conscious attempt to implicate Pinocchio in his

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    Essay Length: 1,515 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Max
  • Mathew B. Brady: Civil War Photographer

    Mathew B. Brady: Civil War Photographer

    Mathew B. Brady: Civil War Photographer Mathew B. Brady: Civil War Photographer was written by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. Elizabeth Van Steenwyk has written many good books for young people including: Saddlebag Salesmen, The California Missions, Frederic Remington, The California Gold Rush: West with the Forty-Niners, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Woman of Courage. Elizabeth now lives in San Marino, California with her husband. Mathew B. Brady was born somewhere between 1823 and 1824. His early life

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Top
  • Flaning in a Price War

    Flaning in a Price War

    Flanking in a Price War Article Main Points Summary The article begins by giving a brief analysis of a study that was conducted in Quebec in the early 1980's involving the grocery industry. It discusses a point of time before the leader in market share, Steinberg, Inc., initiated a price war. One of the authors of the article, Roger J Calantone, was involved in an experiment with one of the smaller grocery chains, IGA. The

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: regina
  • Poetry Essay - the World Is Too Much with Us Vs the Lake Isle of Innisfree

    Poetry Essay - the World Is Too Much with Us Vs the Lake Isle of Innisfree

    With possessions and machinery such as iPods, GPS systems, advanced voice-recording, photo-shooting, video-taking cellular phones, one can securely say that the present world is fully consumed by materialistic goods and behavior. Society has gotten so caught up with flaunting their valuables and questing to unearth more that they have completely forgotten to slow down and simply savor nature. In his poem, “The World is Too Much With Us,” William Wordsworth displays an ignorant world in

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    Essay Length: 1,071 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Kevin
  • War Crimes - What the Publis Should Know

    War Crimes - What the Publis Should Know

    Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know The term war crime brings to mind a combination of horrific images, concentration camps, ethnic cleansing, execution of prisoners, rape, and bombardment of cities. These images correspond in many ways to the legal definitions of the term, but international law draws lines that do not in all ways match our sense of the most awful behavior. War crimes are those violations of the laws of war, or

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Anna
  • Problem Solution: Usa World Bank

    Problem Solution: Usa World Bank

    Running head: PROBLEM SOLUTION: USA World Bank Managerial Decision Making Diane Rodgers University of Phoenix/Livonia Campus MBA 510 USA World Bank Problem Solution Instructor: Dr. Uju Eke Week 4 Problem Solution: USA World Bank USA World Bank (UWB) is a major bank with domestic and international presence. UWB has several banks that are located nationwide and enjoy a large consumer and small business base clientele. UBW also have been very successful in several worldwide ventures

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Special Operations in American Wars

    Special Operations in American Wars

    Running Head: SPECIAL OPERATIONS Special Operations in American Wars Michael Qualls James Madison University United States Special Forces have been used in �covert’ operations since the beginning of the US Military. From Vietnam to Iraq, they have played a major role in battle, and continue to as technological knowledge increases. What are Special Forces? The Department of Defense defines Special Forces as, “organized, trained, and equipped to conduct special operations with an emphasis on unconventional

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War

    The Civil War was one of our nation’s greatest and saddest events. Many elements came into play in causing the war. The debates of the annexation of Texas, new land acquired from the Mexican War, all of the debates of the 1850’s, the rise of the Republican party and their presidential nomination, Abraham Lincoln were major factors. Slavery was not the only problem, everything dealing with the expansion of our western borders. In the 1830’s,

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    Essay Length: 587 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Indonesia’s Foreign Policy and the War on Terror

    Indonesia’s Foreign Policy and the War on Terror

    I. Introduction Indonesia’s foreign policy is actually a part of overall government policy aimed at achieving national interests. In carrying out its foreign policy, the Indonesian government firmly holds on to the principles of free and active (prinsip bebas aktif) based on Pancasila and Undang-undang Dasar 1945, of which ideas are dedicated to the country’s national interests. In other words, Indonesia’s foreign policy is virtually a component of national political policy inseparable from the actual

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    Essay Length: 984 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Management Skills in a Critical World

    Management Skills in a Critical World

    Management skills in a critical world This new job turned out to be an exciting opportunity to expand my knowledge by operating a business. This business apparently has some issues that require critical thinking skills to help resolve. We will identify and work to solve the problems through the use of the tools and techniques of decision-making. Once complete, we will have a clear picture of the problem, the associated risks and expected outcome that

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    Essay Length: 713 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Causes of the War of 1812

    Causes of the War of 1812

    Causes of the War of 1812 The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and Great Britain from June 1812 to the spring of 1815 (Findling, 15). When the war began, it was being fought by the Americans to address their grievances toward the British, though toward the end, the issues eventually were unjustified and reasons manipulated. There is no single cause for the War of 1812 but instead, several related causes, such

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Worldviews and the World

    Worldviews and the World

    Before proceeding with our exploration of the fifteen aspects of the world, particularly the human world, it is necessary to gain a deeper understanding of the nature of worldviews; how they inform our interior lives, and how they help to determine the manner in which we engage the exterior world. We brought the caveman from the Stone Age To the subways of the modern world How they pack so many in Quick call the Guinness

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Fonta
  • War in Iraq

    War in Iraq

    War in Iraq Picture this, you, in a 3rd world country, no friends no family for thousands of miles, hungry, not feeling so well, tired, exhausted and being forced to fight thousands of people who want you out of there country? Fun? I wouldn’t think so… This is a reality for thousands of American Soldiers stationed in Iraq and maybe your reality if the draft is reinstated. Now, picture this. You’re watching the news, they

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Anna
  • The World Wide Web

    The World Wide Web

    The World Wide Web is the most popular part of the Internet by far. Once you spend time on the Web you will begin to feel like there is no limit to what you can discover. The Web allows rich and diverse communication by enabling you to access and interact with text, graphics, animation, photos, audio and video. So just what is this miraculous creation? On the simplest level, the Web physically consists of your

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: July
  • The Way It Really War

    The Way It Really War

    The decade of the Fifties gave birth to Rock and Roll. When Bill Haley's Rock Around The Clock became popular in 1952, the nation learned to swing to a whole new sound. But, Rock wasn't the only music of the Fifties. (Rewind the fifties jukebox) Other artists with other songs had folks humming' for much of the decade. Pat Boone, Perry Como and Patti Page - just to mention the "Ps". (Fifties Web) The feel-good

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    Essay Length: 2,086 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Edward

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