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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 . . . .

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 . . . .

The Role of Women in The Odyssey and Oedipus the King

In both Homer's The Odyssey and Sophocles' Oedipus the King the role of women is subordinate to the central male figures, as was the norm in Greek Society. Women were expected to follow established roles and Sophocles and Homer made sure that they did. Both works are named for the men who are the heroic focus, but both are structured . . . .

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 . . . .

COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE vs. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

The essence of the writings of Richard Simon in the book, "Trash Culture" is the fact that history does in fact repeat itself through literature. Simon discusses how modern magazines such as Cosmopolitan can shed new light on the novels of such authors as Jane Austen, Gustave Flaubert and Edith Wharton. This paper will specifically discuss . . . .

Is Microsoft Really a Monoply?

We at Microsoft are confident about our legal position. We believe that at the end of the judicial process, through whatever trial procedures or appellate procedures may be appropriate, we will have shown that Microsoft's creation and its broad distribution of an enormous amount of very innovative software has provided great benefit for the consumers . . . .

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 . . . .

St. Mark's Basilica - An International Treasure

It's a given fact that countless great cathedrals, monasteries, and other holy places have been built over the ages as a testament to man's devotion to God. In point of even more practical fact, that devotion was often tempered and blended with a generous portion of servitude to one's feudal lord as well, with the unspoken incentive that . . . .

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 . . . .

The Watergate Crisis

The Watergate scandal began with some confidential papers, bungling burglars, a preeminent hotel complex in Washington, D.C., and a trail of fraud leading directly to the Committee to Re-Elect President Richard M. Nixon. The scandal didn't stop at inept White House staffers, but went all the way to the Oval Office and the president himself. Watergate was the . . . .

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 . . . .

Arms Sales to the Third World

Introduction

Basic details

Outcome

Interesting facts

Conclusion

This is a paper on Arms Sales to the Third World. Discussing the top seven arms sellers to the Third World and who the major buyers are. France and Russia follow the U.S.; but China's sales was around US$2.7 billions in 1999 dropped to $400 millions last year . . . .

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 . . . .

No matter where a child grows up or what part of the world he or she is from, one thing always remains the same: they all go through different stages in their life. From the innocence of youth, to the rebellious teen years, to hopefully maturing into a responsible young adult, these stages are marked by their own specific traits. Growing up in Shen-Young China, my experiences were no different . . . .

Memories of Grandmother Alice

As a boy, we sometimes let our immediate desires overshadow the more important work that we are here to accomplish. Sometimes we lose track of the things that are most important in life. We sometimes hurt others or ourselves on the path to discovering those things, which are truly most important. The transition from childhood to adulthood always involves . . . .

Total Quality Management

The term Total Quality Management or TQM is defined as a mutual type of doing business that focuses on relying on the skills and abilities of the labor as well as the management in order to bring a continuous improvement in the quality and productivity of the organization by working in the form of teams. However, this concept of quality has not emerged overnight . . . .

Recently, the business strategy commonly refereed to as Just-In-Time has become more and more dominant in many aspects of business. Corporations like Hewlett-Packard have begun to use the system to improve efficiency and customer service. Although the system has been criticized as a lofty idea or a theory rather than an attainable business practice, the company that have implemented the idea . . . .

Women in the American Revolution

Introduction - Social Status of Women in the Revolution

Molly Pitcher - the real story

Evidence supporting her existence

Evidence denying her existence

An American Icon

Other Women who took up Arms

Women as Spies

Ann Bates

Miss Jenny

Life as a Camp Follower

Women in Supporting Roles . . . .

The architecture of a building is conceived with two things in mind: Structural stability, and aesthetic design. In all structures, stability is obviously the aspect which takes precedence over aesthetics. A visually stunning building is worth nothing if it cannot stand the test of time. This is an idea which the Egyptians created, and then took to its utmost extreme. Many view the Egyptian . . . .

ideals of Religious faith

This paper looks at the ideals of Religious faith looking at such questions as "What are the grounds of religious faith? What does a faith do for a life?. Examples used are historical data such as Germanic faith, Vedic cultures and faith from Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Bibliography cites four references

Faith; Blind love or stupidity

What . . . .

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 . . . .

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