• Personal Strengths And Weaknesses
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    My Personal Strengths and Weaknesses I believe that life is a learning experience and being able to recognize our own strengths and weaknesses can help us become better individuals in anything we choose to do, whether it is positive abilities and skills that can help achieve our goals or negative personal areas that need improvement. Knowing yourself and what you can do, can help you recognize and overcome your weaknesses. One of my greatest strengths at work that I have recognized would have to...
  • High School Versus College Life
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    High School Life Versus College Life There are many ways to compare and contrast high school life versus college life. Some of the things to compare and contrast are the student life, the faculty, and the athletic structure. One way to compare and contrast high school life and college life is student population. The population in college far exceeds high school enrollment. In high school the average number of students is seven hundred fifty and in college the average number of students is approx...
  • Civil War in Syria and Bashar Assad
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    The settlement of the devastating civil war in Syria is one of the hottest topics in today's world. There are four key countries involved in the conflict. This paper analyzes each country's interests and positions in this war. USA Washington supplied arms to moderate insurgent groups fighting against government troops of the country's president Bashar Assad and the Islamic State (IS), and conducted training for the rebel units. In July 2017, the United States stopped supporting moderate oppositi...
  • Ancient Greek Vs Roman Education
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    Similarities and Differences: Ancient Greece vs. Ancient Rome Many qualities of the Ancient Roman civilization were undoubtedly borrowed from their predecessors of the Greek culture (Bonner 1). Roman education, however, is only a reflection of the Greek education system. Ancient Roman education tactics differ from the education methods used by Ancient Greek instruction. Nevertheless, these two different approaches contain many similarities. Although the Romans made an effort to reproduce the sty...
  • Causes And Effects Of Stress
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    Stress: Causes and Effects Stress is an ongoing dilemma that occurs in each and everyone's life. It is a factor that is undoubtedly apart of daily living. Due to the trivial problems that occur in people's daily lives massive amounts of stress can arise. People perceive and manage stress in many different ways. The causes and effects of stress are numerous and one's ability to manage stress is vital in maintaining healthy living. First, stress is defined as an unpleasant state of emotional and p...
  • Main Systems Of The Human Body
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    Human Body System Interaction. All the systems in the human body are vital to our survival and well-being. If you take away the functions of just one of these systems our whole body will cease to work properly. The main systems of the human body are the nervous, endocrine respiratory, circulatory, immune, digestive, excretory, skeletal, muscular, and the reproductive systems. They all work together in harmony and unison to keep us alive. The nervous and endocrine systems are what control most of...
  • Character Traits Of Elizabeth Proctor
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    Character Traits of Elizabeth Proctor In the late sixteen hundreds, the fear of witchcraft was a major concern amongst New Englanders. Arthur Miller's book, The Crucible, tells the story of a town's obsession with accusing innocent people of witchcraft. All the accusers were young females who claimed they were attacked by demonic specters. Members of the community supposedly sent out these evil spirits, but in reality, the girls were doing it as sport. One such person accused was Elizabeth Proct...
  • Ozymandias Works Ye Mighty And Despair Meaning
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    Percy Bys she Shelley wrote this poem " Ozymandias' to express to us that possessions do not mean immortality. He used very strong imagery and irony to get his point across throughout the poem. In drawing these vivid and ironic pictures in our minds, Shelley was trying to explain that no one lives forever, and nor do their possessions. Shelley expresses this poem's moral through a vivid and ironic picture. A shattered stone statue with only the legs and head remaining, standing in the desert, th...
  • Citizenship A Right And A Responsibility
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    When I think of America I think of freedom and citizenship. The right to vote or the right of free speech are aspects that, as citizens, we posses. Being born in America automatically gives you these rights and many more, and most importantly, you become a citizen. Now, with citizenship comes responsibility such as obeying the law and paying taxes. So if you follow these simple rules does this make you an effective citizen? This question, in my opinion, is almost impossible to answer for a numbe...
  • Functionalist Perspective On Poverty In Society
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    1. The Functionalist Perspective: The structural functionalist perspective sees society as a system. Functionalists identify the structural characteristics and functions and dysfunctions of institutions, and distinguish between manifest functions and latent functions, where manifest functions are those consequences that are intended and recognized by the participants in a system, and latent functions are those consequences neither intended nor recognized. When we apply this to the analysis of po...
  • Preparing For My First Job Interview
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    Preparing for my first job interview was very difficult. I had to be well organized, and I had three days to be ready. The Monday when I got the phone called from the company, I was very surprised. They told me that I had to come to an interview Thursday at 9: 00 a.m. So I agreed and decided to begin preparing for the interview. First I began to review every bit of information about the organization and the job being offered to me. Then I went over everything to enable me to talk and answer ques...
  • Analyzing King Lear's Tragic Flaws
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    ANALYZING KING LEAR'S TRAGIC FLAWS King Lear is a play about a tragic hero, by the name of King Lear, whose flaws get the best of him. A tragic hero must poses's three qualities. The first is they must have power, in other words, a leader. King Lear has the highest rank of any leader. He is a king. The next quality is they must have a tragic flaw, and King Lear has several of those. Finally, they must experience a downfall. Lear's realization of his mistakes is more than a downfall. It is a trag...
  • Self Concept Through Interpersonal Communication
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    I chose the topic of self-concept through interpersonal communication because I had an interest in it. This interest is because I didn't understand that one's self-concept affected the way one is perceived by others. I learned self-concept through class discussions, but I wanted a better understanding of how communication affects one's self-concept and how it affects one's perception One's self-concept affects one's perception, attitude and behavior, which can be demonstrated during the process ...
  • The Unexamined Life Is Not Worth Living
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    Socrates was considered by many to be the wisest man in ancient Greece. While he was eventually condemned for his wisdom, his spoken words are still listened to and followed today. When, during his trial, Socrates stated that, "the unexamined life is not worth living" (Plato 45), people began to question his theory. They began to wonder what Socrates meant with his statement, why he would feel that a life would not be worth living. To them, life was above all else, and choosing to give up life w...
  • Importance Of Physical Activity
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    The Importance of Physical Activity in Adolescence Engaging in physical behavior during adolescence is very important to the overall health of a child. Regular physical activity is essential to both the mental and physical health aspects. Positive exercise habits formed in childhood tend to carry over into adulthood, thus helping reduce death and illness in the future. There are many other positive benefits that come through the form of exercise. Just as well, there are negative effects that can...
  • Constitutional Supremacy Vs Parliamentary Sovereignty
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    Assignment- Consider the concepts of Parliamentary Sovereignty contrasting it with Constitutional Supremacy and discuss the implications of living in both systems. In the United Kingdom their legal system is one of Parliamentary supremacy. This means that Parliament cannot bind itself or its successors, their power cannot be limited. In most countries there is a document or a set of documents called the Constitution in these countries there exist Constitutional supremacy. This is where a documen...
  • Similarities And Differences Between Ancient China And Ancient Egypt
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    Even though China and Egypt are far away, they share many of the same characteristics. China's geography, art, and political systems are quite similar, yet different to those of Ancient Egypt. First, we will compare and contrast the geographical differences of China and Egypt. Both of these countries are very isolated. China, with its mountains to the south and southwest, its seas to the east, and its great wall to the north, was protected from invasion from all directions. Similarly, Egypt was ...
  • How To Improve Your English
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    How to Improve your English Learning English or another language is a long and difficult process. Nobody can learn a second language in a short time. There are many strategies for improving your skills. Following these steps will help you to make sure that your strategy is effective. First of all, be patient with yourself. Learning English is a long and complicated process. It does not happen overnight. Everybody does not have the same time and capacity to learn it fast; however, making a schedu...
  • Loyal Friend One Friends Integrity
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    One could not imagine a life without friends. Friends bring about a sense of balance in one's life and allow one to enjoy life fully. As Samuel Johnson remarks, "True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and choice". Friends are not quite like anyone else in one's life, one is apprehensive in others lives, concerns, and general well-being. Friends make others feel superior, are attentive, and long to be around under any circumstances. With time, the result of su...
  • Post Traumatic Stress In Relation To Holden Caulfield
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    Post-Traumatic Stress In Relation To Holden Caulfield Introduction Throughout life, an individual may endure emotionally and physically straining moments causing the person to become downhearted, and or irate. These feelings are normal, but may however become a problem when these feelings prohibit someone from living a 'normal' life. An estimated 5.2 million American adults ages 18 to 54, or approximately 3.6 percent of people in this age group in a given year, have PTSD (Narrow, Rae, Re gier). ...
  • Tree Of Life A Descriptive Essay
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    Tree Of Life A sixty-five year-old apple tree is growing in my front yard. It stands perfectly centered in between my house, and my detached two-car garage. The base of its trunk leaves the ground at a slight angle, giving the impression that it's leaning forward. The surrounding ground is un-even and bumpy with roots weaving in and out of the earth, as if they are seeking a breath of fresh air. Unlike the rough and deeply grooved surface usually associated with trees; my tree's bark is smoother...
  • Beowulf Physical Strength
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    The epic poem, Beowulf, depicts the most heroic man of the Anglo-Saxon times. The hero, Beowulf, was an outstanding warrior with all the extraordinary values required by a hero. He was able to use his super-human physical strength and courage to put his people before himself. He encountered terrifying monsters and the most ferocious of beasts, but he never feared the threat of death. His leadership skills were excellent and he was able to boast about all his achievements. Beowulf was the ultimat...
  • Opinion On The Death Penalty
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    Opinion on the Death Penalty The death penalty, also referred to as capital punishment, has been abolished in Canada since 1976, but still exist in a few American States. The last execution in Canada took place in 1962. I disagree with the death penalty for several reasons. My first reason is that I find it extremely inhumane to take someone's life in order to demonstrate the power of the law. Another reason for my disapproval of the death penalty, is the amount of money that it takes to put som...
  • Character Values Morals And Integrity
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    Morals, character, integrity, what do these words mean... actually, the question is, do you have them. A man named Dwight Moody once said, "Character is what you are in the dark". You cannot see your morals, character, or integrity, these are only shown as your values. Someone could only show their own values, which are very important to themselves and everyone else. Integrity is the firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values. The way you show your integrity, character, and ...
  • Into The Wild Chris McCandless
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    In Jon Krakuer's novel Into the Wild, the main character, Chris McCandless, seeks nature so that he can find a sense of belonging and the true meaning of who he is. However, it is the essence of nature that eventually takes his life away from him. At the end of his life, he is discovers his purpose and need of other people. After Chris McCandless death in Alaska, Krakuer wrote Into the Wild to reflect on the journey that McCandless makes. Krakuer prot rays McCandless as a young man who is reckle...
  • The Crucible The Evilness And Selfishness Of Abigail Williams
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    The Crucible: The Evilness and Selfishness of Abigail Williams In Arthur Miller's The Crucible, there is one character who, because of her selfish and evil ways, causes the destruction of many people in the town of Salem. This character is Abigail Williams. In the play, jealousy, and self-interest are the two characteristics that are seen constantly throughout the play. These characteristics pertain particularly to Abigail, and give a graphic description of her life, and how she deals with thing...
  • Macbeth Guilt And Conscience
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    Macbeth Essay ~ Guilt and Conscience "Macbeth", one of the great Shakespearean tragedies, is arguably Shakespeare's most profound and disturbing vision of the human conscience, guilt and their workings. This theme of the guilt and conscience is explored throughout the play as the result of the consequences of bad deeds which weigh heavily on the conscience as it was believed in the Elizabethan times that the repercussions of evil acts affected the whole universe. This theme of guilt, conscience ...
  • Yellow Wallpaper Vs Story Of An Hour
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    Comparison and Contrast Essay " The Yellow Wallpaper" vs. "The Story of an Hour" "The Yellow Wallpaper", by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and "The Story of an Hour", by Kate Chopin, are alike in that both of the women in the stories were controlled by their husbands which caused them to feel an intense desire for freedom. Both stories were also written from a feminist point of view. However, the women in the stories had different life changes and different responses to their own freedom as a result ...
  • Information Technology My Personal Goals
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    The personal goals that I want to achieve as a student of the University of Phoenix are in the education and career areas of my life. In my education, my major goal is to gain knowledge in computers and network administration, eventually culminating in a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. I also wish to strengthen my grammar and interpersonal skills. In my career, my goal is to either advance from my current career as a paralegal to that of an office manager or to enter into a differ...
  • How To Start A Small Business
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    Topic: Writing a process essay- How to start a small business Tired of commute? Tired of working for other? Tired of being laid-off and jumping from one job to another? Thinking of a change? Why don't you take a try to be your own boss? Today, Americans of all ages are attracted by the opportunity to be their own boss and reap the financial rewards of a successful business. A recent estimate has shown that in the first 9 months of 2000, an average of 2,600 small business were launched across the...
  • Helping Others Rewards You
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    HELPING OTHERS REWARDS YOU As a citizen of the United States I feel it is my duty to serve my community. I know that sometimes people don't realize it, but when you help someone you are in a way helping yourself. All the good that you may do unto others will always reflect upon you. No one knows when or how they are going to need the help of someone. When I was ten years old, I began to help an elderly lady with her groceries. Every Saturday I would help her carry the groceries home. She would a...
  • Comparison Contrast Of Baroque And Renaissance Periods
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    The baroque and renaissance periods are two different periods. The renaissance period rolled into the baroque era. There were changes made over the years from the baroque to the renaissance period. Differences in style accumulated along with views of art and music. Baroque era covers the period between 1600 and 1750 beginning with Monte Verdi (birth of opera) and ended with deaths of Bach and Handel. The term baroque music is borrowed from the art history. It follows the Renaissance era (1400-16...
  • Piaget Theory Vs Information Processing Theory
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    Abstract Reasons behind why children think in different ways have been established in various theories. Jean Piaget advanced a greatly influential theory that reflected his prior studies in the fields of biology and genetic epistemology. It is a theory that has been contended by many others, including that of the information-processing approach to cognitive development. It will be shown where these theories compare and where they contrast, in conclusion explaining why Mary's children think diffe...
  • Classical Conditioning In An Everyday Life
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    Life is full of interesting associations. Have we ever heard songs on the radio, or find ourselves in places, that instantly make we feel good because they have connected to special times we have had? When we smell freshly baked cookies, does it make our mouth water or stomach growl? These examples illustrate a learning process called classical conditioning, in which an organism learns to associate two stimuli (e. g., a song and a pleasant event), such that one stimulus (the song) comes to produ...
  • Characteristics Of Anglo Saxon Culture In Beowulf
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    The Anglo-Saxons were a Germanic people that crossed the North Sea to Britain in 449 AD. These Germanic tribes brought along many ideals. They were a people who admired men of outstanding courage and heroic ability. They also placed high importance on loyalty, which was an essential ingredient to achieve the success of not only the tribe but the entire kingdom. They were also a people that realized the shortness of life and therefore completed heroic acts to achieve fame. These three ideals of t...
  • Lord Of The Flies Id And The Super Ego
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    The ID, Ego and Super EGO Many have looked at Freud's description of the human mind as something that describes people and the way of their behavior. Freud's division of the human mind consists of three things: the ID, the Ego and the Super Ego. In William Golding's novel, Lord of the Flies, these Freudian concepts can be compared to the characters of Jack, Piggy, Simon, and Ralph. Jack fits into the concept of the Id that overpowers the Ego and Super Ego, as is seen in his violent urges and car...
  • The Human Brain Vs The Computer
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    The Human Brain vs. the Computer Over the millennia, Man has come up with countless inventions, each more ingenious than the last. However, only now, as the computer arises that mankind's sentience itself is threatened. Ridiculous, some may cry, but I say look about you! The computer has already begun to hold sway over so many of the vital functions that man has prided himself upon before. Our lives are now dependent upon the computer and what it tells you. Even now, I type this essay upon a com...
  • Harry Potter Film Review
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    Spells are being cast, wizards and witches live all around us, schools are infested with ghosts, trolls, and three-headed dogs, and owls are behaving very strangely. That is only a sample of the world of Harry Potter. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone the movie was a great success! The film interpreted a well joined story line relating to the world wide success novel. Magical effects enhanced the film's enjoyment, this movie will surly be Number One this summer. This movie is enchanting a...
  • Characteristics Of A Good Leader
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    A good leader needs to have many particular characteristics. Some of these are obvious, such as that they care about what you are doing and always puts you before themselves. Also another trait of a good leader is that they always keep promises they make. Some of the subtle attributes of a good leader are that they do not hide behind bad news. Moreover, they are easy people to talk to and they have a good if not excellent sense of humor. In my opinion, the best leader would be one that enjoys be...
  • Comparison Contrast Romeo And Juliet Vs West Side Story
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    Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story both have a lot in common as well as major differences that set them apart. Although West Side Story is a direct rendition of Shakespeare's original play, many of the themes and symbols are altered to fit the modern perspective. The characters have a direct correlation to each other, yet racial issues give them a new light. Many of the events also reflect each other, yet small differences give them uniqueness. West Side Story differs from Romeo ...
  • A Critical Analysis Of William Shakespeare's Sonnet 138
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    In order for a poem to be classified as a sonnet, it must meet certain structural requirements, and Sonnet 138, When my love swears that she is made of truth, is a perfect example. Shakespeare employs the traditional rhyme scheme of the English sonnet, the poem is made up of three quatrains and a rhyming couplet, and iambic pentameter is the predominant meter. However, it would be an error to approach this poem as a traditional Shakespearean love sonnet. It is a love poem in the sense that a rel...
  • Public And Private Administration A Comparative Analysis
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    Introduction Historically in America two different institutional approaches to management science have developed: one in the private sector and one in the public sector. Recently, this conventional taxonomy has been challenged, and around the country there has been emerging a more generic approach to management. In response to this, public administration theorists have developed a new body of literature emphasizing the differences between the two sectors. The central purpose of this paper is to ...
  • The Feminist Scarlet Letter
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    The Scarlet Letter can easily be seen as an early feminist piece of work. Nathaniel Hawthorne created a story that exemplifies Hester as a strong female character living with her choices, whether they were good or bad, and also as the protagonist. He also presents the daughter of Hester, Pearl, as an intelligent female, especially for her age. He goes on to prove man as imperfect through both the characters of Dimmesdale and of Chillingworth. With the situation that all the characters face, Hawt...
  • Respect Earned Demanded People
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    Respect In this paper I will argue that respect, when earned, is more stable, more specific, and allows for a better relationship then when respect is simply demanded. Respect has been a major issue throughout time. Towns and countries alike were crushed simply for disrespecting their invaders. Vlad Dracul, a Transylvanian ruler most feared for his barbaric behavior used to cut off the heads nonconformist villagers and place them on stakes outside his castle. The reason this issue is so importan...
  • Paradise Lost Satan Hero Or Villain
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    Satan: Epic Hero or Villain? John Milton wrote one of the greatest epic poems of all time when he wrote Paradise Lost in 1667. The book tells about man's creation and fall while detailing characters and the plot beyond what the Bible taught. One of these characters is Satan, which is one of the most argument ed, controversial, and popular characters in the history of literature. The reason for is the un clarity of whether or not Satan is a hero or a villain. He contains many qualities that disti...
  • Persuasive Essay On Gender Roles
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    Gender Roles: Gender Identity is Determined Socially Gender roles are learned mainly through social interaction instead of biologically. When we are born we have very little concept of our gender and we learn "proper" behavior through society and our relationships with others. Our gender identity is constructed through interaction with the media, our parents, and our peers at school, at work and at home. How we are raised in society reflects how we act as we grow older. Our society changes our a...
  • The Patriot Movie Review
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    The Patriot Movie Review. Title- The Patriot Production Date- June 28th 2000 Major Characters- Benjamin Martin: Mel Gibson Gabriel Martin: Heath Ledger Charlotte S elton: Joel Richardson Johnny Issacs: William TavingtonLisa Brenner: Anne Howard Charles Cornwallis: Tom Wilkinson II. Movie Summary: "The Patriot" takes place during the Revolutionary War. It's 1776 and intense fighting is going on in the north, while in the south the people are scrambling to recruit anyone who was willing to fight a...
  • Swear Words Why Offensive Language Is Bad
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    Offensive Language Throughout the day, I find myself exposed to harsh language. Whether in at work or walking through the hallways at school, it is all around us. Later, as I accelerate through rush-hour traffic, I discover that I use these words as well, lashing out with blunt verbal terms in the safety of my enclosed vehicle. I have used bad language before, but I do use it often. I have friends that cuss every other word. However, I do not care for it much. It is not so much offensive, just b...
  • Drug Testing In Schools
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    Argument: Random Drug Testing in High schools Many high schools across the country have brought much attention to the idea of giving random drug tests to students in high school. The newfound interest in student drug testing may be as a result of recent polls, which have shown an increase in drug use among high school students. Many teachers, parents, and members of school com ities are for the drug testing, while most students and some parents feel that this would be a violation of students rig...
  • Purpose Of Job Analysis
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    What is job analysis and why is it done? Organizations are growing in size each and every day, which in turn creates a high demand for employees. This outcome, however, needs a systematic approach to determine the right employee for the right position. The process has become so large that organizations need specialized help from Human Resource Management (HRM) departments to ensure that the requirements of the position are met. Therefore, the HRM department provides the function of job analysis ...