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Writing is a decidedly unphysical act: there is no sweat running down the brow; no racing heart; no expending of significant calories or building bulky muscles. Writers can be as sedentary as they wish; in fact, they usually work sitting down. Writers can get fat or as drunk as possible without impeding a natural flow of words. There is nothing inherent in the act of putting pen to paper (or . . . .

ACARS stand for Aircraft Communication Addressing and Reporting System. This system allows aircrafts to communicate and report to the ground and vice-versa. It does so by transmitting data on VHF frequencies that can be received and decoded. It is a digital datasystem in VHF (Aviation). It makes it possible for aviation companies to "communicate" and track the planes of their fleet.

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My name is Anna Putin, I am writing this paper to share with you my life story and some American History. Throughout this paper we will discuss the many changes that took place in America between World War I and the 1970's. We will discuss the causes of the war and its aftermath. We will also present facts about World War II, the Cold War, the Korean War and Vietnam. In addition we will . . . .

Locke and Rousseau on the Question of Inequality

John Locke's Second Treatise of Government argues that "men are naturally free" (55). In other words, Locke believed that humans, in their natural state, and prior to the creation of civil society, would have been a kind of sovereign entity, possessing a set of natural rights prescribed by God and nature, and those rights would have . . . .

This reaction paper discusses the article 'School Vouchers," by Kathy Koch. First, a brief synopsis of the issue of school vouchers is given. Second, a succinct summary of the article is presented, and the article is critiqued. In general, Koch's article is an excellent example of unbiased and fair reporting. She gives equal attention to both sides of the issue, and remains unbiased in her . . . .

Itanium CPU

Itanium's design, the product of a partnership between Intel and HP, revolves around on a concept called EPIC (explicitly parallel instruction computing). All modern CPUs have some capacity of running multiple instructions from memory simultaneously. Most CPUs are looking for convenience to process instructions in parallel. EPIC shifts efficiency for this analysis from the . . . .

Edgar Allan Poe and Hannibal

Edgar Allan Poe was more than a horror storywriter. He was a person that delved into the human psyche and created a psychological thriller that haunted the reader's mind well after the conclusion was made.

Poe has delved into the human spirit at a time when the idea of the unconscious mind had probably either not evolved, or had just been described . . . .

Emotional Expression and Gender Influence

Introduction

There has been increasing amount of research devoted to discerning the role of gender and its influence in the emotional response to a particular situation. These researches have added weight to the presumption that the structural differences of the cerebral cortex has a substantial influence in triggering emotional responses . . . .

philosophical arguments for the existence of moral knowledge

This paper summarises the philosophical arguments for the existence of moral knowledge, supported by the evidence for the external world contained in the article "Proof of the Objectivity of Morals" by Renford Bambrough. Bibliography cites one reference.

The arguments for the existence of moral knowledge

The idea . . . .

Discourse Analysis

Summary: This is an analysis of two different articles one published in a research journal and a trade journal describing the difference of method, style, approach and audience.

The subject of both the articles is the psychological disorder in children called the Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Though both the articles talk about and explain the same . . . .

In his book, From Voting to Violence, Jack Snyder starkly poses some of the most vexing questions for foreign policy analysts during the 1990's. Why was this decade, despite the collapse of the totalitarian system of communism and an overall greater global potential for democratic involvement, marked by a worldwide increase in ethnic conflict and hatred in Europe and across the larger world? . . . .

macro analytical approaches of Marx and Durkheim regarding democratic republics, freedom, & equality

This paper looks at the question on how the macro analytical approaches that were discussed by Marx and Durkheim are applied to the attitudes of freedom and democratic republics and how it affects the equality of society. Bibliography cites four sources

How might the macro- . . . .

Philip Glass Biography

Introduction

Philip Glass is certainly the world's finest identified living serious composer owing to vast amounts of American recording contracts. He has a readily exclusive, if ever controversial, style that is both imitated and parodied the world over. He is familiar to pop audiences, crossover audiences, new music audiences, opera audiences and . . . .

Chinese Traditional Marriage

Introduction

The first time a large area of China was under single rule was in 221BC, when the king of Qin conquered adjoining states to become Qinshi Huangdi (Emperor of Qin). From then until the early 20th century, emperors governed China. The current political structure—one-party rule in the form of the Communist Party—maintains the ritual of a . . . .

Howard Gardner and Evelyn Sowell on the Perfect Student

Abstract: Will our educational system ever produce the "perfect student" graduate of a "perfect school?" If we follow theories of Howard Gardner and Evelyn Sowell, there is a strong possibility. But we must also re-evaluate our testing and evaluation procedures.

The ideal student coming out of the perfect school would not . . . .

Foreign Student College Admissions Application am planning on transferring to an American university to further my education. I have lived in the United States for the past two years as an international student. Attending ESL school here opened me to new people and learning situations and also helped me be more outgoing. The confidence that comes from learning a new language enabled me to meet . . . .

Othello's final speech in Act five

Abstract

Objective:

Write a five-page paper that analyzes Othello's final speech in Act five of the play, paying close attention to poetic elements as well as imagery within the passage.

Methodology:

The analysis should be clearly focused and based on evidence found within the text. The essay should reflect a clear . . . .

College Application for Immigrant

My name is XXXXXXX. I came to the United States two years ago, and spent my first year attending English as Second Language (ESL) courses, in order to improve my English skills. While I still struggle with some of the finer points of writing and speaking English, my vocabulary and understanding of the English language has improved greatly. From this . . . .

Persuasive Proposition Statement: Even if the media might be racist or sexist in its content, there should not be censorship of the media because of the first amendment.

Title: Freedom of speech means freedom to disagree

INTRODUCTION

Attention getting statement:

Fire!

Everyone knows that shouting fire in a crowded theater is not only morally wrong, it's also . . . .

How to Lead a Successful Life

There are two different ways to go about approaching life. One approach is to sit back and let life take its course, accepting what is offered to you, and waiting to find out the answers to questions. The other approach is asking questions and questioning the world around you. The questioning method seems to be the better option for being successful at life . . . .

The Bhagavad-Gita is a conversation between Lord Krishna and Arjuna, narrated by the Bhisma-Parva of the Mahabharata. It is 18 chapters long, totaling 701 Sanskrit verses. Within these verses is found the basis for the path of spiritual enlightenment. It is highly symbolic and much is left to the interpretation of the reader.

The Bhagavad-Gita was originally written in Sanskrit as early . . . .

I am an international student who has lived in the United States for two years. My first year in the States was spent at ESL school, during which I learned how to speak, read, and write English. Although I still have some difficulty with the language and am not yet fluent, I look forward to improving my English skills as I stay in the country. I have been attending junior college for the past . . . .

THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF CHINA AND KOREA

BACKGROUND

China and Korea, not exactly highly developed countries, but carry a mystique about them that intrigues everyone in the United States. Two countries, on the verge of emerging into their full economic potential, is at the present time, attracting plenty of media attention. Was their economic bankruptcy influenced by the attack . . . .

Women's Military rights

In the United States, female citizens have strived for a long time for their basic rights in every field but the most important question relevant to their rights that should be answered is and which the nation has faced in the past, present and future is the argument whether to allow women the privilege to defend our motherland and share along with men of the . . . .

John Clive is William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History and Literature at Harvard University, and he brings his knowledge of both history and literary style to bear in analyzing the life and historical writings of Thomas Babington Macaulay in his book Macaulay: The Shaping of the Historian. The approach considers the works of Macaulay in terms of what they reveal about the forces that shaped . . . .

Film is an international medium in spite of language differences, and different countries come to the fore at different times to make a mark, both artistically and economically, on world cinema. After world War II, Italian neo-realism burst onto the scene, followed in the early 1960s by the French New Wave. In the 1970s it was a combination of films from Australia and films from West Germany, . . . .

Critique of The Broken Spears

Introduction

This essay is a critique of the book The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of America, edited by Miguel Leon-Portilla (Beacon Press, 1992).

Broken Spears tells the Aztec peoples' account of the Spanish conquest of Mexico.

Throughout history, the conquest has been told from the viewpoint of the conquistadors . . . .

Elements of Poetry

Critical Response #2

Title: A Killing Shot to the Heart of the Rhetoric of the Pro-War Movement:

The Man He Killed" by Thomas Hardy

Often, 'poetry' is narrowly though popularly defined as the use of heightened or self-consciously poetic language to deal with a particular theme that exists outside of the realm of everyday life. Poetry is seen as . . . .

long-distance communication and the invention of the telegraph & telephone

INTRODUCTION

When Scottish-born Alexander Graham Bell invented the first working telephone in 1876, he never could have envisioned the modern masses glued to their wireless devices. The wooden stand, funnel, copper wire, and acid used to form the first telephone could not be farther removed from the . . . .

The Last Duchess' is a poem narrated by a widowed Duke as he looks at a portrait of his first wife. Through the Duke's voice it first appears that he is an evil character and should not marry another woman, less she be treated the same. With a more careful analysis and putting the Duke's words in the context of the situation, we see that the Duke has faults that his first wife provoked through . . . .

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