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The ownership of guns by the public has been a topic of much needed debates for quite some time now. Various organizations and support groups have been in action for the pro or anti views on whether a citizen should be allowed to own and keep a gun at his person or his property. Many of the people who own guns do so for hunting, self-defense or for their . . . .

Ethics in Scientists' Search for Knowledge through Research

This paper deals with the ethical and moral dilemmas of researchers and scientists when conducting their research on their fellow man. Discussed are certain issues such as blame and responsibility, using key cases such as the Tuskegee Syphilis experiments and the Milgram study: Bibliography cites 11 sources

Ethics in the . . . .

The texts Democracy in America by Alex de Tocqueville, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, and The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx all reflect the Enlightenment in very different ways. The Enlightenment is a term used to describe the intellectual characteristics of the 18th Century. The Enlightenment marked major advances in science, rationalism and freedom. The key thinkers of the . . . .

Beer & Liquor Sales

Alcoholic drink is generally divided in three different categories: beer, wine and liquor (or hard liquor). While beer and wine are produced by a "fermentation" process, liquor is produced by distillation. Beer and wine contain less alcohol (3 to 6 % in most beers, and 7 to 14% in most wines) while the alcohol content in liquor such as whiskey, vodka, brandy and . . . .

St. Augustine and His City of God

When comparing St. Augustine and his City of God to the ideals of the Middle Ages, it is pertinent to compare it to another code which was associated with the Middle Ages: the code of chivalry. The rules set forth by St. Augustine are strikingly similar to those followed by citizens of the Middle Ages who sought to be chivalrous. A chief reason these . . . .

AARON COPLAND OUTLINE

I. INTRODUCTION a. The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the life and works of composer

Aaron Copeland. It will discuss some of the composer's well-known works, and analyze his contribution to modern classical music.

II. BODY OF PAPER

COPLAND'S LIFE

COPLAND'S MUSIC

COPLAND'S CONTRIBUTION

III. CONCLUSION . . . .

Family is very important in life because sometimes that is all a person has in their life to make it through the good and bad times. Each moment with someone in the family is extremely precious and should be cherish until the end of man and time. Therefore, when a family member needs love and support, they should receive those things from other family members. And, of course, when it is time . . . .

Growing up is sometimes very difficult for many teenagers no matter where they live. It may be extremely hard for them due to their environment or the fact that their siblings are more successful than the. And, that will most likely make the adolescent feel very insecure with everything including himself or herself and the life in which they lead. Also, if the parents are extremely too busy to . . . .

An Assessment of Airports and Their Effects on the Environment

Airports are a necessary part of today's fast-paced global environment. It goes without saying that our world would certainly be a different place without them. Millions depend on them every day to get them to their destinations. However, airports have many negative effects as well, especially to the local environment. . . . .

What did it mean to be Roman in the context of ancient Roman society? On its surface, such a question seems obvious. To be Roman means to be a citizen, of course, to be a part of the great, famously "grand" empire that was Imperial Rome. But in analyzing the particular texts of the Roman period the question of who constituted a citizen in the ancient Roman empire, and of the ways in which the . . . .

Philosophy's Unanswered Questions

Introduction

Western culture has always grappled with the meaning of life, whether there is or isn't a God, is he male or female, does science take precedence over this God, etc. Philosophers, in answering these questions, have made assumptions about the nature of reality. "These assumptions tend to be expressed in oppositional language, such as . . . .

Anniversary of NASDAQ

We are looking to this next phase with great excitement as we recently celebrated the 30th

Anniversary of NASDAQ's commencement of operations on February 8, 1971. We are now proceeding with our plans to develop an integrated order display facility - SuperMontage - that will form the backbone of our market as we transform NASDAQ into a national securities . . . .

How Free is the Individual Will within Society?"

When the Founding Fathers created the Constitution of the United States, and shortly thereafter the Bill of Rights, they did so with the intention of putting into place a government that would work for the people. Among the tools they felt were of great importance were the Amendments that would permit the people to govern the government . . . .

Civil Society and the Rights of Individuals

Introduction

Through the years, civil society and the rights of man have come to know many things. Many philosophers have helped lay the groundwork for how we govern ourselves today. We have words like democracy, autocracy, dictatorship, and other ways of defining a society and rules that determine what the rights of individuals will be . . . .

Kenya: A Case Study in Reform

From its rough beginnings, Kenya has instituted a series of economic reforms in an attempt to raise the condition of the Kenyan people. They are an attempt to bring the Kenyan people out of a state of poverty and repression to one of stability and security about their ability to sustain themselves. Each reform has been better than the last, but they are . . . .

I am an extremely industrious and motivated individual, with a strong belief in achieving my goals through hard work, application and self-development. My ultimate aim is to become a Chartered Public Accountant (CPA), for which I require to successfully achieve the MBA in Accountancy in order to qualify for the CPA examination.

There are several reasons for choosing to pursue my studies . . . .

Hate Radio

In her essay "Hate Radio," Patricia J. Williams comments on the growing trend of "anything goes" talk radio, led by radio personalities who seem determined to anger as many people as possible, and who cater to an audience of people empowered to say almost anything, no matter how prejudiced or ill-informed about other groups of people.

She describes how she first became . . . .

Walt Whitman - Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman was America personified. He was a man with a great deal of love for life and for his fellow man. This inner appreciation and joy about the world around him were first depicted in "Leaves of Grass" and its praise of nature and the self.

Searching for his niche in the world, Whitman's spent time in Washington, D.C., during the American . . . .

Freedom and responsibility are two things that always exist together. A person has individual freedom in society, but also responsibility to everyone else in the society to allow them their individual freedom. In a society where everyone exists together, a person's freedom ends as soon as their freedom impinges on another. At the same time, society itself has responsibility to an individual. . . . .

There is a link between freedom and responsibility in that one always comes along with the other. Firstly, one has personal freedom but also responsibility to other people. Secondly, one has freedom to society as a whole. There is the situation where one is torn between responsibility to society and responsibility to an individual. In "Trifles" the message is that responsibility to an . . . .

In the Senate of the United States Congress, three members have had a combined tenure of nearly a century: Senator Strom Thurmond from South Carolina, Senator Robert Byrd from West Virginia, and representing Massachusetts- Senator Edward Kennedy.

The former two have, in the past, had direct ties to white supremacist movements in the United States. Senator Kennedy, in the court of public . . . .

In "Things Fall Apart" the author, Chinua Achebe, offers a unique perspective on Africa and the effect of European civilization on Africa. The story is told with a focus on the central character, Okonkwo. This focus gives the book a definite sense of reality, makes the theme of the tragedy of the change more forceful and also says something greater about all societies. We will begin by giving . . . .

The Persian Gulf War

During the last eighteen months of the Cold War, the United States and members of a United Nations coalition were engaged in a large-scale war. The United States deployed over 500,000 soldiers, sailors, and air force personnel - the largest such deployment since the Vietnam War, but the war it found itself in was not of global scale, but regional; and the enemy was . . . .

COMPARISON OF SHAKESPEARE'S RICHARD III AND TEY'S RICHARD III

This paper explores the differences between Shakespeare's account of Richard III and Josephine Tey's Account of the same. The paper reasons out the causes of differences.

COMPARISON OF SHAKESPEARE'S RICHARD III AND TEY'S RICHARD III

Shakespeare's descriptions of Richard III have been the most popular historical . . . .

Answers to Economic Development Essay Questions

Question 1:

The traditional, neoclassical school of economic modeling prescribes a "recipe for economic growth." Economic growth is a process of moving resources from low growth, agricultural areas to higher growth, industrial areas. The neoclassical school also does not see anything slowing the progress of moving from low growth to . . . .

AIRPORT SECURITY POLICIES

I. INTRODUCTION

Few events in life have the potential to impact each and every single member of society, whether it is on a macro (indirect) or micro (direct) level. Even fewer such events actually do impact every single citizen. The Columbine school shootings, the Kent State university shootings, the Oklahoma city bombings, Pearl Harbor, and Vietnam are . . . .

THE STONE BOY AND OTHER STORIES

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to compare and discuss the major Buddhist messages in "The Stone Boy and Other Stories," by Thich Nhat Hanh.

MAJOR BUDDHIST MESSAGES

Hanh is a Vietnamese author and Zen Buddhist priest living in exile in France, who has long worked for peace in his home country. He turns many common Vietnamese . . . .

Vietnam and U.S. Economic Relations

Vietnam's economy stagnated for 10 years after the war ended in 1975. In 1986, the Sixth Party Congress approved a broad economic reform package called 'Doi Moi' or renovation that was geared to dramatically alter and improve Vietnam's business climate, both at home and abroad.

Vietnam became one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, . . . .

McDonaldization: Resistance is Futile, or is it?

In Mankind's attempt to unify the world under binding peace and lasting prosperity, we may homogenize ourselves to the point that we lose creativity, individuality, and certain inalienable freedoms. That's the subtle message and warning from George Ritzer, a Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland and author of the stunning, . . . .

Female Police Officers and Maternity Leave

ABSTRACT

Female police officers, much like female firefighters and females in the military, are a fairly recent development and evolution in history that was long overdue and met with some resistance initially. While females have experienced and overcome barriers to entry in numerous occupations, female police officers, female . . . .

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