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  • Jacques Cousteau
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    Jacques-Yves Cousteau was born in St. Andre de Cuba zac, France in 1910. The son of a lawyer, Jacques was warned by doctors to avoid strenuous activities due to chronic enteritis and anenemia. This did not affect his sense for adventure. At age 11, he built a foot working model of a two hundred ton marine crane. At age 13, he made a battery powered automobile. In 1930, at the age of twenty, Jacques entered the French Naval Academy. Form 1933 to 1935 he served in the Far East aboard the cruiser P...
  • Two Traditional Saivite Hindu Temples
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    Shiva SiddhantaFounder and History of Movement Occasionally such an individual is born who, by following his tradition correctly and completely, approaches perfection and becomes a symbol to the world. Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami was such a man, a living example of awakening and wisdom, a leader recognized worldwide as one of Hinduism's foremost ministers. Gurudeva Sivaya Subramuniyaswami was the foremost exponent and teacher of Saiva Siddhanta in the West, a self-realized Western spiritual ...
  • Slavery And Live In The Only City
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    Is knowing the truth really the answer to total happiness, freedom, and unlimited possibility for the human race On one hand, there is the matrix, which provides a world of different scene ries, cultures, traditions, and occupations for human life to partake in. On the other, there is the truth of the real world, in which every one should have the opportunity to experience. The whole movie is based on Morpheus train of thought. He believes that if he can find the one who can destroy the matrix, ...
  • Film On Travis And Betsy's Second Date
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    New York City that is depicted in Taxi Driver seems to be too real to be true. It is a place where violence runs rampant, drugs are cheap, and sex is easy. This world may be all too familiar to many that live in major metropolitan areas. But, in the film there is something interesting, and vibrant about the streets that Travis Bickle drives alone, despite the amount of danger and turmoil that overshadows everything in the nights of the city. In the film "Taxi Driver" director Martin Scorsese and...
  • Columbus People
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    Columbus was a great explorer and a tremendous benefit to the world. Instead of listing his down sides, we should concentrate on all the things he has accomplished. Because of Columbus people live longer, achieved something many people would not have dared to do at his time, and today the world population is spread out throughout the world. For this, he should be celebrated for the great person that he was. First of all, because Columbus discovered the New World people now live 1/3 longer than t...
  • Philosophies Of Materialism And Dialectics
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    Marxism and the Revolution Essay Two important ideal's in Marx's ideas were the philosophies of Materialism and Dialectics. Materialism in philosophy is the recognition that the material word, the world we can see, hear, feel and touch is the only real world. Therefore it is logical to base our actions around it for the best interests of the people in it. Dialectics is the theory that everything in the world is in a constant state of change. Both of these philosophies applied to Europe at the ti...
  • Response Able To The Existential Predicament
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    Concepts of pathology, as treated by the traditions of clinical psychology and psychiatry, define what is normal and abnormal in human behaviour. Various psychological paradigms exist today, each emphasising diverse ways of defining and treating psyopathology. Most commonly utilised is the medical model which is limited in many respects, criticised for reducing patients problems to a list of pathological symptoms that have a primarily biological base and which are to be treated behaviorally or p...
  • Huxley's Brave New World
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    Technology vs. Humanity In Aldous Huxley's, Brave New World, there is a major contrast between two existing societies. It is a battle between the perfect world, the brave new world, and the way that we live today, the Savage Reservation. The two societies have many similarities; however, it is there differences, which will persuade your opinion to one side or another. First of all, in the brave new world the major goal is to reach Utopia, the perfect world. It is a very clean and organized socie...
  • People In Brave New World
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    Brave New World Independent Novel Study 2- Lenina is the character whose actions I don't agree with. Just like the Savage said, she's a whore. They said that there wasn't a guy in the entire building where she worked that hadn't gone to bed with her yet. All she needs to hear is that a guy likes her and off go the clothes. I understand that it's a normal thing for that civilization but she still does it more than most of the other women. She acts this way because the world controllers brainwash ...
  • Literal Meaning To Changing Worlds
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    My understandings of the consequences of change have been shaped by different texts that I have studied. Change is to make or become different, to replace with or exchange for another and to transform or convert or to be transformed or converted. Simple and easily understood meanings of the concept of change. Changing worlds is viewing to separate worlds and studying the difference between the worlds, comparing certain aspects that you would not see in one world but would see in another. Star Wa...
  • Chronic Persistent Hunger
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    Famine means having no food at all. The majority of all famine cases are caused by man made or natural disasters such as war drought and earth quakes. By planning for these disasters the problem of famine could be significantly reduced. Such planning would involve predicting what's going to happen, where it's going to happen, how many people are likely to be effected or involved, what recourses are going to be needed when the disaster occurs (food, money and medical supplies) and who's going to ...

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