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  • Socrates Claims In His Defense
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    Critical Paper: Plato's Apology In the retelling of his trial by his associate, Plato, entitled "The Apology"; Socrates claims in his defense that he only wishes to do good for the polis. I believe that Socrates was innocent of the accusations that were made against him, but he possessed contempt for the court and displayed that in his conceitedness and these actions led to his death. In his defense, Socrates claims over and again that he is innocent and is not at all wise, .".. for I know that ...
  • Narrator's Initial Description Of The Wallpaper Claims
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    In Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper", the wallpaper is a symbol which represents the narrator's personality. Since the initial description of the rented mansion, eeriness is present throughout the story. "Still I will proudly declare that there is something queer about it. Else, why should it be let so cheaply? And why have stood so long untenanted?" (paragraph 3). These questions, posed by the mentally ill narrator, imply a strangeness regarding the mansion. The narrator's initi...
  • Federal Government And The Mining Industry
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    English 201 The Debate Over a Century Old Law Thesis: The showdown in the west between the U.S. Government and the hardrock mining industry, over a one hundred and twenty five year old law, is apt to leave all parties involved, including the environment, feeling the adverse effects of their indecisiveness. I. The U.S. Government needs to reform this outdated law. A. The west has changed in the past one hundred years. B. Environmental issues are now different. C. Fair reimbursement for lands and ...
  • Popular Religious Response To The Sceptics Argument
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    Describe how a sceptical problem arises in connection with one of the areas of thought we have studied. Then discuss one or more responses to the problem. Religious belief and the sceptical responses Although dismissed by many philosophers as nonsensical and irrelevant, religious beliefs are still held by over half of the world's population and therefore the subject must be valid as an area of intellectual discussion. This particular area of thought gives rise to much sceptical debate as the pro...
  • Essay Pete Hammil States
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    Crack in the Box Essay by Pete Hamill To summarize the essay, Crack in the Box, you have to understand the writer and what he is saying, or the point he is trying to make. In the article Crack in the Box The writer Pete Hammil compares the difference between Television and the common street drug known as Crack Cocaine. The essay starts with a story of a young lady hooked on drugs and living in poverty with a couple of children. The children are almost hypnotized by the television as Hamill is in...
  • Mrs Hickson Accusations Of Channel 4
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    Hickson V. Channel 4 It is clear that this case falls within the boundaries of the defamation act. However, there are many reasonable and debatable questions within these boundaries. It is also clear that channel 4 is suitable and fits all the guidelines for the Actual Malice rule. Although channel 4 has made claims that the faulty claims made in their publication of the death of Mrs Hickson's daughter on December 4, 2002 was simply an honest mistake and regurgitation of the information relayed ...
  • Local Aboriginal People
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    On the 29th o April, 1977 Captain Cook, commander of a British fleet, landed on the eastern shore of Australia, in an attempt to claim the land under the name of Britain. The land was to be claimed by Britain as a land where the British government could send convicts; in an attempt to ease the struggle in the over flowing prisons. Upon Cooks arrival, he was ordered to follow three rules of claiming a foreign land. They were; 1. If the land was not claimed, owned or inhabited by another country o...
  • Disparate Impact Claims
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    Meacham vs. Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory The '2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' held that those business practices that have had a disparate impact effect on the older workers are now considered to be actionable under one national anti-discrimination law (Hamblett, 2004). The case does reaffirm a second Circuit precedent that had been set but which is at odds with what a majority of federal courts have held. The appeals court supported the idea that a layoff plan had been properly brought und...
  • Audiences For Advertisers And Auditors Truth Claims
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    TRUTH AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE PROFESSIONS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF 'TRUTH IN ADVERTISING' AND 'TRUE AND FAIR' FINANCIAL STATEMENTS IN NORTH AMERICA DURING THE PROGRESSIVE ERA Both advertisers and auditors wrestled with the truth of their text during the Progressive Era (1880-1940). Although in North America, advertisers adopted "truth in advertising" as a theme, auditors rejected "true and fair" as a description of financial statements. Auditors instead adopted the weaker statement that financia...
  • People Like Friar
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    The Canterbury Tales is a poetic story of a group of people, who were going to pilgrimage. They were going to the tomb of St. Thomas a Be chet in Canterbury, which is about sixty miles from London in England. In that group, there were clergy and laity people. And in the poem Chaucer described all of them so well that we can easily see the picture of how they lived and how they behaved in manners of work and other ways of life. And while he was describing, he also criticized some members of the c...
  • McTaggart's Argument
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    McTaggart takes a bold step in trying to disprove the existence of a phenomenon as taken for granted and unquestioned as breathing when he tackles the issue of time. If for no other reason, this quest is extremely daring in its scope, because he chooses to question an entity whose reality has probably never crossed most people's minds. McTaggart's goal in his paper is, on a large scale, to prove that time does not exist. We will, however, be tackling the aspect of time known as the A-Series in t...
  • Control Of The City And European Christians
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    Israelis and Palestinians: The Middle-East Horror The Israelis and the Palestinians, both in the past and in the present, have caused one another great suffering because their religious beliefs have impelled them to violence over the issue of control of the city of Jerusalem. Both sides believe themselves to be divinely entitled to exclusive control of the city; both sides have lived under the shadow of violence as a result. These religious convictions and intolerance have had tragic consequence...
  • Arguments In Favor Of Liability Reform
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    Throughout the Eighties and into the Nineties the question of liability has become more prevalent in the practice of public accounting. Recently, the AICPA has been lobbying for liability reform in cases involving negligence or malpractice by public acco unt ants. Opposition to this lobbying has come from consumer advocacy organizations, trial lawyers' associations, and state public interest groups to name a few. (Bolinger p. 53) The key to success for the AICPA, according to Gary M. Bolinger is...
  • Religious Refuge For Many People
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    Osman More Religious Prove It Ever since colonial times, many Americans seem to think that they are unique and different. Reeves, in his article Are Americans Different You Bet They Are, is a perfect example of this argument. One of his claims is that Americans are more religious than people of other nationalities. This statement can be traced back to colonial times. America, during colonial times, was a religious refuge, and involved large groups of people with different religious backgrounds. ...
  • Natural Truth And A Learned Truth
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    What evidence of truth do you need to except a clam, be it moral, religious, philosophical, ect. Do you distinguish between these, if so why and how There are no new truths, but only truths that have not been recognized by those who have perceived them without noticing. A truth is something that everybody can be shown to know and to have known, as people say, all along, Mary McCarthy. I believe that someone can recognize the truth without having physical evidence to prove it, just by their intui...
  • Process Claims For The Eeoc
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    For this assignment, we are to perform an internet search on the claims process through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the civil litigation process from the state level through the Supreme Court. Then, we are to prepare a paper outlining these processes. This author intends to utilize the course textbook, the suggested internet sites and others to first learn and acquire an understanding of the procedure necessary to pursue a claim, then construct a paper that outlines th...
  • Element In The Toulmin Model Of Argumentation
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    This paper is a critical essay on the The New York Times Magazine article: The End Of Middle-Class America (and the Triumph of the Plutocrats) by Paul Krugman. I will be using the concepts that we have learned in class to analysis this article. The New York Times article looks at the fall of the Middle Class in the United States since the 1990's. To analyses this paper I will be referring to Aristotelian Proof and the Toulmin model. Aristotle used three terms to define the human psyche: Ethos is...
  • Eloquent Her Statement To The Court
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    In the end of Maria or the Wrongs of Woman, Maria is allowed to submit a statement of her behalf to the court. In this statement she attempts to justify her behavior by showing the unjust treatment she received by her husband. Maria also attempts to make a convincing social critique on the institute of marriage at the time. She feels that the laws and customs of marriage serve to enslave women. She as a woman had to overlook the faults and infidelities of her husband, and she tries to prove that...
  • Firm With Their Ideas And Policy
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    The issue claims that people who are firmly committed to an idea or policy are the same people who are most critical about that idea or policy. At first thought this statement appears to be true, but careful scrutiny of historical examples reveals that for every historical case supporting the issue's claim there are many others serving to refute it. Thus, as per my opinion, the assertion of statement must be determined on a case-by-case basis. For instance, the people who claim that they have a ...
  • Research Beef
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    Beef: It's What's For Dinner Essay, Research Beef: It's What's For Dinner Abstract #1: American Beef Consumption in the United States In my research argument, my working thesis claim will be that American people should consume more of American beef products and be less afraid of, and more correctly informed about, the benefits of eating beef products. I hope to use the following reasons to justify my claims: because beef is an excellent, more balanced, source of protein, vitamins such as B 12 an...

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