• Decision Making Traps Psychological Contract
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    The term 'psychological trap' is relatively new to me. The term bears resemblance to the notion of 'psychic prisons' which I recently studied in Structure & Theory of Organizations. While the two ideas are not synonymous, they do share an overarching characteristic. Both are derived from personal frames of reference, our corporate cultures, occupational ritualism, and interaction with others. Further, depending upon the mindsets of individual employees and the evolution of their corporate cultur...
  • Carnivorous Plants Passive Species Trap
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    Carnivorous Plants In a world where plants are at the bottom of the food-chain, some individual plant species have evolved ways to reverse the order we expect to find in nature. These insectivorous plants, as they are sometimes called, are the predators, rather than the passive prey. Adaptions such as lures and trapping mechanisms have made it possible for these photo synthesizers to capture, chemically break-down and digest insect prey (and in some cases even small animals. ) There is no reason...
  • New Bedford Harbor Natural Gas Plant
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    The water surrounding New Bedford harbor contains a wide variety of marine life. The building of a natural gas plant on popes island would upset the local fisherman and could possibly disrupt one of the most productive fishing industries in the country. Which netted a total of $160. 4 million of seafood was landed in new Bedford harbor in 1990 which was the top national average. The building of a natural gas plant would disturb the local fisherman who lay out lobster traps all around popes islan...
  • Psycho Psychotic Mind
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    In about 2 or 3 pages discuss the significance of this piece of dialogue and tell how this scene encapsulates one of the pervading themes of the film. In Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock, the conversation between Marion and Norman has shown extreme importance to both the plot and the themes of the movie. As the movie shown Norman's psychotic mind, we but give great evidence of how the environment had influence on him. With the comparison of other character's personalities, audiences are actually persu...
  • Crabs For The Crabber
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    Crabs For the Crabber Would you like to learn how to make around two hundred dollars a day forgoing out in the boat and crabbing for a few hours? Once you gain the experience of a commercial crabber, you can earn as much as you want. All it takes is a little time and effort to learn the basic steps, and, of course, the love of the water. For the last two years, I have kept the books for my boyfriend's crabbing business. I helped him from the beginning when we purchased the traps to today, when h...
  • Fur Leghold Trap
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    Fur is Death "Every year, the fur industry is responsible for the miserable lives and painful deaths of nearly 40 million animals. Many are suffocated, drowned, or beaten in the wild; however, others are gassed or electrocuted to death on fur farms. These animals endure unspeakable cruelty (fur statistics)." To kill the animals for the fur to keep ourselves warm is wrong. There are many alternative ways to keep us warm. It does not necessarily mean that we have to wear animal skin to keep oursel...
  • Vietnam The Unwinnable War
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    The Vietnam conflict began in the late 19 th Century. France forcefully took ownership of the islands and made the Vietnamese islands a protectorate of France. The Viet Minh, or the League Of Independence was formed sometime around 1940. They were a group of people seeking independence from France. The French Government opposed this action and decided to try and stop the Viet Minh from advancing their political ideals into the rest of Vietnam. In the city of Dien Bien Phu, the Viet Minh surround...