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  • Political Issues
    627 words
    'We have been labeled apathetic, lazy, and selfish just to name a few,' ; says Josie Mazzaferro in her essay entitled, 'Turned Off by Politics. ' ; We have been judged in every aspect of society, especially in the political arena. Is there any way for us to clear up these misconceptions given to us by other generations? It seems that the voice of Generation X is silent when it comes to political issues these days. When we talk about politics we often wonder what relevance it has on our lives. Ma...
  • Part Of Rousseau's Social Contract
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    Locke and Rousseau were two philosophers of the Enlightenment. Both wrote extensively and developed theories of the human nature and how men governed themselves. Both philosophers agree that before civilized man began to govern himself, man existed in a state of nature. That is, humans lacked society or structure. Rousseau argues that this was and still is the perfect state for man, where he is free, autonomous and virtuous. Government and civil society is developed only to protect property, and...
  • Ideal General Will's Objective Generality
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    The Specifics Of That Which Is General - A Discussion Of Rousseau's General Will Rousseau's concept of "the general will" (la volont gnr ale) has been generally misunderstood. It has been criticized on the one hand as a form of vacuous idealism, and on the other hand as nothing more than another name for majority rule. But the concept is, in fact, neither of these. Rousseau constructs a sophisticated and meaningful picture of the general will that manages to avoid both of these extreme positions...
  • Members Of Generation X
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    'What? The land of the free? Whoever told you that is your enemy... Yes I know my enemies They " re the teachers who taught me to fight me Compromise, conformity, assimilation, submission Ignorance, hypocrisy, brutality, the elite All of which are American dreams. ' (Know Your Enemy, Rage Against the Machine) Perhaps this explains some of Generation X, as they have come to be called, or perhaps it open up more questions. I'd like to share what I've learned about Gen X from people who are part of...
  • Rousseau's General Will
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    Rousseau vs. self-interest and progress In The Social Contract, Rousseau asserts the idea of the people's General Will being the ideal governing force of the state. This idea is essentially the total alienation of each individual to the entire community, thus constructing the Sovereign. The collective body rules in the common interest, acting without individual bias or selfish concerns, to decide the laws that the Sovereign itself is to follow. However rightly intended, this concept is flawed be...
  • New Generation Of Net Users
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    Without a doubt, the Internet is undergoing a major transition as it experiences a tremendous influx of new users. Due to the anarchic, distributed nature of the net, we cannot even begin to enumerate the population of the Internet or its growth. As more of the world's population moves on-line, new concerns will arise which did not confront the earlier generations. The new culture will demand different resources, services and technology than the old generations expected and used. Already we can ...
  • Generosity And Miserliness Qualities Of The Prince Machiavelli
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    Machiavelli writes in The Qualities of the Prince, that it is better to be a miser and slightly disliked for a while than to be generous and be liked for a while than hated. If you " re a generous prince you can only be so for a short time before having to raise taxes and having people realize that you " re not that generous in all reality. Once a prince gets a reputation for being hated he will feel any slight unrest of his people. On the other hand if a prince is miserly from the get go he wil...
  • Generation X And Y Employees
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    ABSTRACT This paper examines several aspects of generational diversity and its impact on law enforcement organizations. As the law enforcement profession prepares to move into the future it must also make ready for a changing of the guard, which will soon take place. The Traditionals and Boomers have been joined by two younger and vastly different generations of employees who bring new perspectives to law enforcement. This paper briefly discusses a few of the characteristics most commonly associ...
  • Beginning Of The Town Of Macondo
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    Sine the start of the town Macondo, the Buen dia family has made very poor decisions in their lifetime. The choices they have made have caused the generations from then on to be repeated. Decisions that had been made in the beginning were being made in the end. In the novel, One Hundred Years Of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez displays how poor decisions made in he beginning can effect life in the future. At the end of the book, Gabriel Garcia Marquez tells how aurelia no has finished classifyi...
  • Digital Generation
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    My Generation Every group receives a name, whether it is a club or organization, plants, animals or people. No matter what it is, it will receive a label so that it can be referred to easily. For instance, those born between the years 1977 and 1997 were given the title of the "Digital Generation". This label was attained because of the widespread technology that is available to them from birth. The "Digital Generation" is not only about the Internet and technology, but is also about high values,...
  • Private And General Wills
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    Rousseau In all of the "general will's" different manifestations, it is what governs and preserves a society. One problem may be that people are simply unable to say what they really desire, or what they ought to desire, despite Rousseau's distinctions between private and public will. Any group of people in its natural state, before the organization of society, will find itself caught up in disagreements between the general and the private will. No agreement appears to exist between the two in a...
  • Needs Of The Aging Baby Boomers
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    Our children are our future; our seniors are our foundation (Wiesel L. 2000). Fifty five million Americans are age fifty five and older, according to the United States Census Bureau, of that number, thirty five million are age sixty five and older. By the year 2030, the sixty five and older population will double to seventy million, and the fastest growing segment of the older population is age eighty five and older. The baby boomer generation will soon reach the retirement age, and expected to ...
  • Professional Ethics In The Accounting Profession
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    Introduction Professions are an integral part of society. Their contributions have been regarded as indispensable. For generations, people have aspired to be professional, whether in the field of medicine, law, engineering, architecture or accounting, to name but a few. The logic of this aspiration is the higher social status, the respect of the general public and the greater wealth which membership of a profession carries with it. In short, the professions are generally recognised as the "elite...
  • Canadian Soldiers General
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    My very first question is, how did you come to be a Canadian General? From as long as I remember I always pictured myself to be in a General's outfit and have all these soldiers paying heed and accepting my command, however, this seemed like a distant and unrealistic dream to me at that time. At the beginning of the war I enlisted in the militia and this is which actually gave me the opportunity to work my way up the ranks to become a lieutenant colonel of the artillery. In your opinion, what sh...
  • Average Fitness Of The First Set
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    METHODOLOGY This chapter discusses the research design, population, sample, and the sampling procedure. The research instrumentation and the data analysis will be discussed in the last two following subchapter's. Research Design This research focused mainly on the development of a working prototype program based on the genetic algorithm concept. The sets of data used for testing are training data and will be tested with a few search results from the Internet. The population used consists of eigh...
  • America's Future
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    My commitment to Americas future Americas future is what we will make of it, it is how we will shape it, and how we will transform it. Americas future is bright, bold and colorful ready for anything. We will be the next to come into this nation and we will change it. We will hold a president, we will be the voice of the nation, we will be the back-bone of the nation. To provide for it, to defend it and too love it. We will have an influence on what our nation does. I plan to be there every step ...
  • Our Responsibility Towards Future Generations
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    Humankind today has enormous power that it will affect the future generations, be it better off as well as worse off. There are three main documents which outline our responsibility towards future generations. These are Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, the Convention of Climate Change and the Convention on Biological Diversity. Two factors bring about modern ethical awareness for future generations. Firstly, it is obvious that technological power has altered the nature of human ac...
  • More Happy Kids
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    Every year life is is less active for kids, they spend more time on the sit; to transport, to wash TV, to the computer, in the class room, to play electronic games. Is well known that as more you get tired, more endurance and healt you will have. Other big problem for the new generations is the nutrition, the actual breakfast is colored cereal with degraded milk, and a happy meal for lunch, with a special TV diner at night; for a very inactive life that is a parent's abuse. But we need to do som...
  • Misunderstood Generation
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    Often we hear of the generation gap – that huge expanse between parent and child. Perhaps it is an acquaintance gap. Young people and adults do not know each other. The inability to communicate often enters the picture. Sometimes it is because neither knows what the other is interested in. They live under the same roof, but they rarely see one another, especially after the teenage years come along. The father goes off to work before the children are awake. Mother may go back to bed after s...
  • Detail About The World Around Paul
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    All Quiet on the Western Front is a thought-provoking work of fiction by Erich Maria Remarque. This novel is the testament of Paul B? user, a German boy convinced to enlist in the German Army and his subsequent experiences in World War I. After enlisting with the rest of his class, Paul learns to live a life of war. Initially he, like his classmates, was full of enthusiasm. Over a period of several years, however, Paul comes to see the world differently. He witnesses the suffering and horrors of...

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