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  • Water And Mountain
    712 words
    The five colors can blind, the five tones can deafen, the five tastes cloy. The race, the hunt, can drive men mad. And their booty leave them no peace. Therefore a sensible man prefers the inner to the outer eye". (Ch. 12) This passage obviously refers to the temptations of our senses. When he refers to sight, the pleasing aesthetics of an object can lure people into traps. Everything around us is an enticement. From, the minor things, like what we want to eat for lunch, to the larger more expen...
  • Shoshone And Mbuti Live In Unique Environments
    524 words
    The Kung, Shoshone, and Mbuti Tribes: Hunting and Gathering Societies As in many societies different groups of people are connected by similar traits. People of hunting and gathering societies also share similar qualities. Although the Kung, Shoshone, and Mbuti live in unique environments they still share numerous common characteristics because of there life styles. The Kung San and Shoshone make critical decisions in similar ways. The people of the Shoshone and Kung are much like a modern commu...
  • Psychedelic Band With Fellow Englishmen Roger Waters
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    "The band is just fantastic, that is really what I think. Oh by the way, which one's Pink?" In the mid 60's Syd Barrett formed a psychedelic band, with fellow Englishmen Roger Waters, Rick Wright, and Nick Mason. Barrett on lead guitar, Waters on bass, Wright on keyboards, and Mason on drums. The name came from two of Barrett's favorite American blues-men, Pink Anderson and Floyd Council. They began experimenting with intense instrumentals of feedback, electronic screeches, and unusual, eerie so...
  • Frogs Live In Tropical And Semitropical Regions
    468 words
    Frogs are needed for everyday life. They are part of pond life. Each animal is important because even in the pond, there is a food chain. Frogs are amphibians, animals that spend half of their lives under water, and remainder on land. The first frog appeared in the early Jurassic period about 200 million years ago. Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the largest amount. Like all amphibians, frogs spend half their lives near water because they must return to...
  • Todays World
    690 words
    In this new age of development we take simple things like a telephone, a refrigerator, or a car, all for granted. We live in a world of luxuries and comforts compared to the average person in the 19th century. Lets say you were born prior to 1945. Just stop and consider the changes you might have witnessed. You were before television, before penicillin, frozen foods, Xerox copiers, contact lenses, and the Pill. You were before radar, credit cards, split atoms, ball point pens, dishwashers, air c...
  • Kung Live In Villages
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    The! Kung San tribe is located in isolated areas of Botswana, Angola, and Namibia in Southern Africa located near the Kalahari Desert. The! Kung people refer to themselves as the Zhu n / twas i, which means the real people. When research was first done on the! Kung, it was done by anthropologists from Harvard during the 1960's. These anthropologists did a long-term study on their daily life. When research was done, the anthropologists described the! Kung as relatively isolated, peaceful, and sha...
  • Body Structure A Full Grown Male Kangaroo
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    TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Title Page 2. Table of Contents 3. Body Structure 4. Habitat 5. Predetation 6. Reproduction 7. Family Life 8. Environmental Adaptations 9. Picture 10. Bibliography ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTATIONS The kangaroo has adapted to many different types of climates. The gray kangaroo has adapted to life in the grasslands. It has stronger legs for leaping. Its feet are also wide. Its snout is longer and more pointed for finding berries. It also can hear better because there are more predato...
  • Plague
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    In Elizabethan times, living conditions of an everyday townsman was quite indecent. Elizabethan's lived in houses that were extremely close to one another, which made it quite easy to disregard such a necessity to keep the streets and living surroundings clean. People threw all of the waste outside of their windows, which included, their feces, dead cats and dogs, and also kitchen waste. Eventually, when it would rain, the rain would wash all of the rancid waste into local waters. There were "re...
  • Just A While Back Mrs Forrester
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    Once a pon a time in the little town of Sweet Water there lived a beautiful women by the name of Mrs. Forrester. Mr. & Mrs. Forrester only came to Sweet Water in the summer. When they could enjoy the grassy slopes, tall thick trees, the cool stream and especially they beautiful roses, that Mr. Forrester loved so much. But when the winter came they would pack up and leave. During the winter months they would stay i Denver or Colorado Springs and socialize with all their well to do friends. The Fo...
  • Fleur Lives
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    Fleur a story written by Louise Enrich is a tale about a young Chippewa Indian woman who is feared by all the people that live on her reservation, Argus. They believed that she has been cursed by the water monster of Lake Turcot who seeks her life for his own. Her general lifestyle is an awe to them because she lives outside of traditional ways. She stirs things up with her uncanny luck and the circumstances that surround her. I believe this is a good story because I like the way that Fleur did ...
  • Their Lives In Shame And Embarrassment
    588 words
    Have you ever stopped to think about how much people take advantage of their lifestyle? I can I honestly say it wasn't really something I had thought about, except on Thanksgiving and watching those t. vs. commercials about starving children in third world countries. It was when I read "Shame" by Dick Gregory and "On the Meaning of Plumbing and Poverty" by Melanie Sheller. These two selections are stories about what life is like growing up in poverty in a country that was mostly wealthy. Despite...
  • Traditional Water Treatment Systems
    567 words
    Editorial: Liquid asset One third of the world's population already lives in water-scarce areas. And stocks of water are dwindling: not only because a burgeoning population needs to quench its thirst, but also to meet increasing agricultural demands for crop growth. Add to that the water demands of low-carbon alternatives to fossil fuels, including biofuels and hydrogen (see Chemistry World, May 2008, p 12), and industry's insatiable appetite for water, and it's clear demand is rapidly overwhelm...
  • The Biological Importance Of Water
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    The Biological Importance Of Water""; The Biological importance of Water Generally, the main biological importance of water is that life cannot exist without it. In fact on a percentage basis, the majority of any organism is comprised of water. Additionally, it is believed that life first originated in the bodies of water on the earth. The importance of water is seen in such third world countries as Kenya. Where the inhabitants are forced to drink water so dirty and contaminated that they know i...

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