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  • Terminally Ill Patient
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    THE LEGALIZATION OF EUTHANASIA Euthanasia is a highly controversial topic in America because of the legal and emotional factors involved in a case like this. Many sides can be taken for or against the legalization of euthanasia and many facts can be shown for support on both sides. People sometimes wonder if there is a moral difference between not doing something to prolong life and doing something deliberately to end it. In either case, the issue of having personal autonomy over one's life is a...
  • Thoughts On Life
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    this paper is on nothing and everything all at once. its polly suited more for you types then anyone else. if you think you read this and understood it then you have no idea about yourself or anything else about others either. so you can read this and take what you will from it just remember its just a paper in the big scene of things and doesnt really matter anyways, so just sit back take a deep breath and relax. cause that's what lifes all about anyways. have fun, be safe. well if youve read t...
  • Realization Meaning In My Life
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    Realization of Life At one point in one^+s life, he will come to some realization, develop a higher understanding of himself, or have an epiphany of some type. This one incident can change a person^+s entire outlook on life including their beliefs and practices. There will be many notable events in one^+s life, but there will be only few incidents in which one will come to a profound comprehension of his life or life in general. These few incidents are what create adversity in one^+s self. The m...
  • Similar To The Buddhist Idea Of Nirvana
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    Taoism and Buddhism were born in the same century. Siddhartha reached enlightenment in approximately 535 B.C. and Lao Thus teachings were recorded around 500 B.C. There are many similarities in the basics of these two religions. Some of the similarities can be seen clearly when examining the three meaning of Tao. The first definition of Tao is "the way of ultimate reality". This means that Tao cannot be percieved, defined, talked about, or thought of. It is too big a concept for humans to compre...
  • Life
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    But then, I met a girl. I was finally privy to the cliche mystery of life. This girl liked me. She thought I was attractive. She liked what I had to say. We would lay in bed together all night making love, talking, holding on to each other like our lives depended on it. From the moment we got back together, my wife was different. Distant, cold, angry. Needless to say, I was more than a little put off. I was confused because I felt like she had suddenly become a completely different person than w...
  • One Day The Little Orphan Boy
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    Little drops of water, little grains of sand, Make the mighty ocean, and the pleasant land: So the little minutes, humble though they be, Make the mighty ages of eternity. Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, Help to make earth happy, like Heaven up above. -- Julia Carney People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; forgive them anyway. If you are kind, People may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false fr...
  • Words Of Dr David Avery
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    'Everyday life seems unbelievably minuscule when faced with the prospects of death and dying. ' These are the words of Dr. David Avery. David is thirty years old, unmarried, a successful doctor, and has recently been confronted with the knowledge that he is suffering from a terminal form of acute leukemia. The living room in which Dr. Avery and I sit in his Monterey home is beautifully decorated with portraits of angels. On nearly every wall these images of ethereal beauty give one a sense of sa...
  • Strong View On Resentment
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    A Portrait Of Friedrich Nietzsche Should human beings be defined simply by their genetics or heritage? This is a question that pains many philosophers including Friedrich Nietzsche, who is the author of Ecce Homo. In his book Nietzsche goes through implicate measures to emphasize that human beings cannot merely be defined by their genetics or national origin. According to Nietzsche, it is how we live that characterizes us. In fact, there is a specific issue in his book that thoroughly discuss an...
  • Ones
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    I'll creep into your life like a small, meaningless leak, I'll be everything you think, everything you speak; Your days of self-assurance will turn to apprehension, I'll walk inside your mind, no need to be mentioned; You listened to the voices, the ones who screamed your inadequacy, And now your life, your body, ou thoughts, they all belong to me; When you look at the numbers, they " ll all look too significant, The image in the mirror will never again seem exquisite; You " ll never seem so nor...
  • Love For Our Soft Teddy Bears
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    "Software will never replace a Soft bear" The picture, which is about the importance of teddy bears in ones life, teaches us that we can learn from teddy bears as well as from computers. They have something special to give to anyone who cares to reach out and trust. For example, fuzzy logic has a logic all of its own. Fuzzy logic is the willingness to bend or even break the rules; to be creative and think outside the box. Fuzzy logic says that there are things beyond our understanding, like gett...
  • Curve Of A Caramel O Candy Cane
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    Caramelo Caramelo has been quite an interesting novel. It describes a Hispanic family to the tee. Sandra Cisneros chose her title perfectly for this book. Life's hardships and possibilities are explored throughout this fascinating novel. The author describes the word caramel o in different ways and in two different occasions. The first occasion was to describe Candelarias's kin color. Celaya quoted: "Her skin a caramel o. A color so sweet, it hurts to even look at her". (p. 37). She also says: "...
  • Okonko's Life
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    Why the Name 'Things Fall Apart " Yan iv Schiller 10/31/96 There was a man who dreamed as a child of being well known and respected throughout his village and neighboring villages. This man, Okonko, worked hard at his goal, and he achieved it. Okonko, a man with great strength and personality, had achieved his goal to become rich and famous, a privilege that was unseen before in his family. Although Okonko reached his goal at an early age, his life began to Fall Apart when tragic episodes took p...
  • Total Institutions
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    Total Institutions In the year 1961, the author, Erving Goffman, published a book consisting of text and studies on mental patients and inmates, in what he has called "total institutions". There is a large focus on the life of mental patients, due to his year long study in an American institution. However, the center of my reading was based on the institutions and the lifestyles that are reached when placed in such establishments. When describing these institutions the author referred to them as...
  • Yoga And Allah In My Life
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    KATE HOOVER YOGA A teeny intro When I was in sixth grade, my friend and I found a book about yoga. We sorted through pictures of women in leotards doing poses that I found exhausting to look at. I never thought that I would fall in love with this thing called yoga. The reason I am in love with yoga is because it's a complete way of life. To me, yoga is a philosophy, lifestyle, exercise, etc. It's more complete and humbling than most religions, and yet most people seem to think it's a trend. This...
  • Burger From Our Precious Nose
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    The Proper Way to Pick: Nose the Delicacy The best thing God has done for man is to give him a nose and a pinky. The nose is the very essence of man's existence. Without this precious gift, humanity itself can not live pass a single minute. This magnificent structure allows life to flow in and out gently through its two frontal openings. The constant flow of air must be perpetual. Nothing should obstruct this flow in any way. If it ceases, the life it maintains will be terminated forever. Howeve...
  • Minos Role In Hell
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    God Versus Minos The journey that life takes one on is sometimes long and difficult. There are many obstacles to overcome and decisions to make. Occasionally, one makes a bad judgement and, in consequence, commits a malevolent act. Although this act is resentful, one's entire life is not based on this single action. Just as Theodore Roosevelt once declared, "We must remember not to judge any man by any one act", a human being is not disclosed to eternal damnation for a solitary, or even a few, m...
  • Quality Of Life Ethic Of An Individual
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    BIRT: The Individual ought to Value the Sanctity of Life above the Quality of Life Each person possesses an inviolability founded on justice that even the welfare of society as a whole cannot override. It is because I so strongly concur with this quote by Joseph Thur of, that I compelled to affirm todays resolution; be it resolved that the individual ought to value the sanctity of life above the quality of life. Before moving on, I would like to define a few key terms that clearly pertain to the...
  • Good And Content Life
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    I believe that subjectively we all act according to principle. These principles guide one's actions to experience a good life. An individual's perception of what a good life consists of may vary extremely from one to another. I believe that a good life consists of independent thinking; however, life should not be planned out or analyzed to the point where fear rules your life. Yes, it is great to be knowledgeable, and achieve a greater consciousness of consequences. However, aspects of life are ...
  • Sweet Life
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    I'm gonna send this song out to Jean and Andrea tonite out in Vancouver. When I cry, I close my eyes, and every tear falls down inside. And I pray with all my might that I will find my heart in some ones arms. When I cry. Cry... when I cry. When I am sad, I think every awful I ever did. When I cry there is no love, no there is nothin that come comfort me now. When I cry. Cry... cry... all the salt inside my body ruins every one I come close too, My hands are barely holding up my head. I am so ti...
  • Phase Of Adolescence In A Person's Life
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    The topic we will discuss today is the phase of adolescence in a person's life. This is the phase that is considered to be the best years of one's life and yet all those who have been through it cannot deny the fact that it is full of mental conflicts and contradictions where nobody can actually predict the mood swings one actually goes through. Adolescence: A phase of mass contradictions. This is one statement that no one can really deny. We will prove this point in the course of our paper and ...

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