• Oct 2002 Ramadan Muslim Month
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    The Five Pillars of Islam are the framework of Islamic life. First off, a Muslim must have faith in Allah and believe that there is only one Allah and Muhammad is His messenger. Next, a Muslim has the duty to pray five times each day, which is considered to be a direct link between him and Allah. Third, a Muslim must distribute alms and help the needy. Fourth, a Muslim is responsible to keep the Fast of Ramadan. Lastly, a Muslim is obligated to make a pilgrimage to Mecca in his lifetime. Most n...
  • Euthanasia Gay Williams
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    Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Individual cases presented to justify legalizing physician assisted suicide fail to deal with underlying medical failures to control pain, creating an illusion of control over death, and not acknowledging the thousands of patients murdered inappropriately. This is an interesting and a very controversial issue in today's society. Euthanasia has negative sides, it can hurt society, and everyone needs to learn more bout it. The word Euthanasia is Greek in o...
  • Young People 2002 Youth Festival
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    Introduction The M 1 Youth Connection is an annual event held by The Necessary Stage (TNS). This event is a theatre festival held for, as the name implies, the youth. The festival does not only include theatrical productions but also art exhibitions, concerts. It is an established event that has been on-going for five years. It is also Singapore's only annual festival of theatre and other arts for young people. Backed by its main sponsor MobileOne (M 1), the youth connection attempts to fulfil ...
  • Enron's Fall Oct 2002
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    In today's society of dot com companies you see many organizations rise and fall everyday. It is not a big surprise to see e-commerce companies fall after only weeks, months, or even a few years. However when you see a tried and true steadfast company filing a Chapter 11 people are mystified. The company Enron was one of these pillar companies, whose financial demise shocked America in particular. The world and people in general were in awe to find out that this company was in fact filing for ba...
  • The Black Death Plague Disease Bubonic
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    By the mid-1300's, over 3 million people had died from what was known as to be the worst epidemic in the history of mankind. The bubonic plague, or the notorious Black Death, was a mystery to the medieval time period as it took 1/3 of Europe's population. Many people, like myself, have heard of this disease but the facts behind this infamous killer are unknown. I shall explore the background and the effects of the Black Death and how this horrific disease had found its way to the shores of Engla...
  • A Writer Ahead Of Her Time
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    Kate Chopin was a strong, independent woman. Her strength and independence was surely a result of her upbringing, but being born in the mid-eighteen hundreds, this was not a popular way for a woman to be. As she became a writer, her experiences throughout her childhood and her early adulthood made for some very controversial themes and ideas in her writings. As evidenced by her short story "The Story of An Hour", Kate Chopin was obviously ahead of her time in that she often wrote of such controv...
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy 2002 Psp Grandmother
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    Until I left for college, my family and I visited my grandmother several times a week. I did not like visiting my grandmother. Seeing her is depressing. My grandmother doesn't live in her own home anymore. She currently resides in a nursing home. My grandmother is sick, and it is so sad to see her in her present state, when only a few years ago she was full of life, and would take me shopping or to the amusement park. She was such an active person. She went "a mile a minute", and nothing could ...
  • Essay On American Sign Language
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    American Sign Language is a very organized language that relies on gestures such as body movements, specific hand-shapes, location of the hands, and facial expressions. American Sign Language and English are similar, they both convey ideas, but both have their own distinguished characteristics. ASL is visual, processed through the eyes, rather than audible, and has it own structure and grammar. ASL is not another form of English; it is a language used among the deaf community. "Between 21 millio...