• The Long March Chinese Communist
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    INTRODUCTION On October 16, 1934, 100 000 Chinese Communist troops set out on a 6, 000 mile trek from their base in Kiangsi. 1 This trek, later to be known as the Long March, began after Chiang Kai-shek and his Nationalist armies (the Kuomintang) frustrated the Communist organization in Southeast China. The Long March was a difficult journey; approximately 90, 000 men and women died before it was over. 2 However, communism was not eliminated in China. This paper argues that the Long March galvan...
  • Tayos Character Tayo Auntie Ibid
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    Introduction: In reviewing the notes I prepared, from the novel Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko, and the classroom discussion, I have discovered another aspect of the work that I would like to explore. This response focuses on the psychological aspect of Tayos character and the motivation for his behavior. In the novel, Silko explores the gender roles of four women and the significance to the development and actualization of Tayos character. These four women are Tayos birth mother, Auntie, old G...
  • Christianity And Hiv Ibid Aids Condoms
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    As an outsider who shares many values with sincere and faithful Christians, I am troubled with the apparent lack of effectiveness of their most common approaches to the current HIV crisis. The Christian ultimate objective of saving souls is not universally shared, and arguments from that perspective will not be persuasive to a general audience. However, even if we were all to agree to that goal, the current Christian approaches are allowing far to many bodies and souls to be taken by HIV. The ap...
  • Duke And Dauphin Huck Raft Jim
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    In Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, the values of Huck and Jim traveling down the Mississippi River are contrasted against those of the people residing in the southern United States. Twain satirically portrays organized religion and society's morals throughout the novel. The freedom and tranquillity of the river gives way to the deceit, greed and prejudice of the towns lying on the shore of the river, causing them to disguise themselves and keep their identities hidden. These two runaways - one a ...
  • Compensation Sherman And Bohlander 1992
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    A rigorous review of compensation and all its components Compensation is what is paid to an employee, whether in the form of wages, salary or incentives by the employer for a specific amount of time, skill and effort made available by the employee in fulfilling specific job requirements (Biesheuval, 1984). Compensation is important in organisations as it conveys information to an employee about their relative importance to the organisation and provides a scale to identify how much recognition th...
  • Oedipus Rex Play Ibid Live
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    Oedipus Rex Question 1 Dramatic irony plays a large part in the artistry of Sophocles' Oedipus, creating a special dramatic tension. For example, when Oedipus says: And for the man that slew him [Laius]... I lay this curse upon him, that the wretch In wretchedness and misery may live. (1) Since we, the audience, know that Oedipus is the killer, we see him setting himself up for the fall. We can also see irony in Jocasta's denial of prophecy: ... the prophetic art Touches our human fortunes not a...
  • 1995 Ebsco Ibid Internet Time
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    ... es contained anything obscene yet Time still said, 'There's an awful lot of porn online.' 26'[Cyberspace] is a safe space in which to explore the forbidden and taboo. It offers the possibility for genuine, unembarrassed conversations about accurate as well as fantasy images of sex,' said Carlin Meyer, a professor at New York Law School. 27 'It is clearly a violation of free speech and it's a violation of the rights of adults to communicate with each other,' House speaker Newt Gingrich shared...
  • Chinese Medicine Ibid Body Yin
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    Chinese Medicine Traditional medicine of China has a long historical and cultural background dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were able to reach a level of social stability that included the ability to treat disease of emotional, physical, and spiritual origins. Although a belief in spirits as the cause of disease has remained in China even to the present day, the view that the body obeyed a natural order struck a chord in the intellectual elite of ancient China. It was t...
  • Radon Washington Gpo
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    Radon Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive element that can be found in soil, underground water, and outdoor air. Some of the properties of this gas include being odorless, tasteless, and colorless. The concentrations vary throughout the country depending on the types of rocks that are found in the soil. Exposure over prolonged periods of time to radon decay products has been associated with an increased risk of lung cancer. (3) The EPA describes an elevated concentration as being at or ab...
  • The Protestant Ethic And The S
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    'How did the Calvinists beliefs relating to worldly asceticism and predestination, encourage the development of Western capitalism, in Webers view.' ; In this essay, I am first going to briefly look at Webers idea and how it differed form the view Marx put forward on the development of Western capitalism. I am then going to look at the way Weber saw 'occidental'; capitalism differing from 'other'; types of capitalism. After this I will touch upon what Weber described as the 'spirit of capitalism...
  • Macbeth Macbeth A Victim Of Circumstances
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    Macbeth: Macbeth A Victim of Circumstances Macbeth, a victim of circumstances or not? He was a victim of circumstances. The witches, Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth himself all contribute to the murdering of Duncan. The first of the three major circumstances Macbeth falls victim to is the witches' prediction. The third prediction that the witches make is that he will be king 'All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter!' 1. The second of the circumstances is Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth, at first, s...
  • Macbeth Ibid Iii Ambition
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    In William Shakespeares Macbeth, the hero evolves tragically from valour's minion 1 who saved his country from invaders, to a tyrant 2, who had children murdered to secure his power. By definition, a tragic hero, such as Macbeth, is ruined by a fatal flaw. It is not the heart of an evil man, but rather political ambition and misplaced confidence, combined with a weakness to manipulation, that fuel this weak characters demise. Initially, Macbeth does not harbour malevolent intentions. He is Bello...
  • Reproductive Technology Surrogate Mother
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    The natural method of reproduction has become only one of many new techniques used today. There are millions of couples that do not have the ability to reproduce on their own because of infertility and therefore, must resort to these new techniques. The main causes of infertility are that of hormonal malfunctions and anatomical abnormalities. There are many ethical debates on whether artificial means of reproduction should be used, and this will be discussed throughout the paper. There are a num...
  • Hermaphroditism Male Female Sex
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    Hermaphroditism Hermaphroditism, in biology, is the union of the two sexes in the same individual, or the combination of some of their characteristics or organs in one individual. 1 Hermaphrodite individual is sexually unfinished or partly male and partly female. Due to the similarities between male and female sex organs, it may be difficult to tell whether a human hermaphrodite is a female with overdeveloped clitoris or a male with underdeveloped penis, cleft scrotum, and non descendant testes....
  • The Importance Of Water To Life On Earth
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    Water is the most important substance in our evolution and our daily lives. Without water, life as we know it would not have been possible. This essay will examine the water molecule in order to ascertain how it brought about Earth's thriving ecosystem and how important it is to us today. Each water molecule consists of one oxygen atom and two hydrogen atoms. The oxygen atom (or the apex of the water molecule) bears a slight electronegative charge while hydrogen possesses a more positive one 1 (...
  • Depletion Of The Ozone Layer
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    The ozone layer diminishes more each year. As the area of polar ozone depletion (commonly called the ozone hole) gets larger, additional ultraviolet rays are allowed to pass through. These rays cause cancer, cataracts, and lowered immunity to diseases. 1 What causes the depletion of the ozone layer In 1970, Cru tzen first showed that nitrogen oxides produced by decaying nitrous oxide from soil-borne microbes react catalytically with ozone hastening its depletion. His findings started research o...
  • Rasputin Ibid Web Tsarina
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    Folklore are tales shrouded in mystery and mysticism, often depicting a time and an era long since dead, but there is a story of a man, not to long ago which entertains all the traits of a tall tale. Nobody in recent Russian history commands as much villainy, sainthood and mystery as the charismatic and often elusive Gregory Efimovich Rasputin. This saint who sinned # played a constructive role in the disruption of the Romanov family, the political upheaval of Russia and the eventual fall of the...
  • Radon Washington Gpo
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    Radon Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive element that can be found in soil, underground water, and outdoor air. Some of the properties of this gas include being odorless, tasteless, and colorless. The concentrations vary throughout the country depending on the types of rocks that are found in the soil. Exposure over prolonged periods of time to radon decay products has been associated with an increased risk of lung cancer. (3) The EPA describes an elevated concentration as being at or ab...
  • The Marshall Plan America's Economic Weapon
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    Americans foresaw the battle with global communism as soon as World War Two ended. The Second World War had left many European nations economically and physically devastated either from Nazi occupation or fierce military action. The United States government felt that these conditions were breeding grounds for the spread of communism. But America did not respond to the threat with military action, instead it employed a new weapon in foreign policy, economic aid. The Marshall Plan laid the groundw...
  • Tayo Auntie Ibid Grandma
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    Analysis Of Ceremony By Leslie Marmon SilkoAnalysis Of Ceremony By Leslie Marmon Silko In the novel, Silko explores the gender roles of four women and the significance to the development and actualization of Tayo? s character. These four women are Tayo? s birth mother, Auntie, old Grandma, and Ts? eh (a Montano). Because Tayo is of mixed ancestry, half white and half Native American, Tayo discovers he has a? natural? cultural flaw imposed upon him at birth, which would linger and expand into adu...