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  • Taliban Bomb Factory
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    In response to the September 11 attacks, the United States should declare war on the responsible group. As a nation, we should do only the actions that bring about the best consequences, and the best consequences would occur by bringing the responsible group to justice. In this case, killing the Taliban and its supporters is the right action because it produces the greatest amount of good. The theory that we should only do the actions that bring about the best consequences is a consequentialism ...
  • Affirmative Action Programs With Cases
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    AFFIRMATIVE ACTION INTRODUCTION This paper was written to show how Affirmative Action took place. It deals with the idea that diversity management does not decrease ethnic and gender tensions while increasing profits, productivity and creativity, but it has served a general purpose to aware people of different cultures, and establish a justification to make everybody equal in opportunity not based in race, sex, nor culture. It also includes a history of the Affirmative Action. The different path...
  • Actions Of Other People
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    Different people see the world from different perspectives. In our society, there will always be misunderstandings between people and those people's reactions will differ. Some choose to mope, groan, and even get angry about the way that themselves or others are treated while some decide to try and do something about it. Still, there are others who think to themselves that maybe the best way to deal with the issues among people is to try and comprehend what they mean and just live by them. As Be...
  • Support Of Affirmative Action
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    For the past several years the argument over affirmative action has been a highly debated topic. The issue at hand is whether or not affirmative action is reverse discrimination or not. Affirmative action by definition 'means taking positive steps to end discrimination, to prevent its recurrence, and to create new opportunities that were previously denied to qualified women and people of color,' (Work & Family). The reason that affirmative action is so controversial is because Americans can't de...
  • Affirmative Action And Quotas
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    The affirmative action program is important because it gives job opportunities for many people regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, and national origin. The work force should be well represented by the different ethnic backgrounds of our society. Some people look at affirmative action as reverse discrimination, but this program doesn't guarantee employment based on race, ethnicity, or gender. The affirmative action program gives equal consideration to individuals from a different r...
  • Negative Impacts Of Affirmative Action
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    Affirmative action has two distinct meanings. The first definition of affirmative action refers to individuals having equal opportunity without regard to their sex, race, and religion. The second meaning is almost exactly the same, except that it is directly related to sex, race, and religion. Affirmative action was brought about to ensure the freedom and rid of discrimination in many different situations. For example, many 'Upper Class ' jobs, such as government employment, were rarely ever giv...
  • Supporters Of The Gia
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    Armed Islamic Group, Groupe Islamic Armee, Armed Islamic Group, El-Djam's El-islamic El Mosalaha, or GIA mean the same thing for Algerians. They all strike fear within the hearts of Algerians in almost all walks of life. Their actions are described as having "no distinction given to who they kill. They kill women, children, babies in the most horrible way". However, the GIA justifies their actions by saying "it is clear that there are no indiscriminate killings. Our fighters only kill those who ...
  • Supporters Of Affirmative Action Policies
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    Affirmative action is an attempt by the United States to amend a long history of racial discrimination and injustice. Our school textbook defines affirmative action as "a program established that attempts to improve the chances of minority applicants for educational or employment purposes, although they may have the same qualifications, by giving them leverage so that they can attain a level that is equal to caucasian applicants" (Berman 522). There are people that support and oppose this issue....
  • Photographs And A Questionnaire For Local Residents
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    Geographical Question My Geographical question on the issue to be investigated is:" How much graffiti is there in Meadowbank Park and what is being done about it?" Aims and Hypothesis The aim of my investigation is to see how much graffiti there is in Meadowbank Park, and what is being done about it. I am going to the places in Meadowbank Park, which have graffiti and taking photographs of the graffiti. With these photographs and a questionnaire for local residents to fill out I will show the ph...
  • Equal Opportunities Of Affirmative Action
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    Is Affirmative Action Working Can America ever stop racial discrimination One way that some American Institutions have, and still are, trying to end racial discrimination is through affirmative action. Affirmative action is a program that tries to correct the historical effects of discrimination in employment and education for members of certain groups. This program is very controversial because some people believe that affirmative action is helping while others believe that affirmative action i...
  • People In A Minority
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    Affirmative Action is not the same as Equal Opportunity. Affirmative Action is idea that minorities and women will have more of a chance to achieve positions in business and industry. I call this an idea because in the long run Affirmative Action in my eyes will only hurt people than improve their lives. As for Equal Opportunity that is the idea of people trying to get a job have the same opportunity as the next person. People should stop Looking for help and start looking for answers. I am sayi...
  • Bone's Actions
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    Sociology 210 Exam #2 (Essay #4) When sociologists think of the postmodern society, shopping malls are most likely the first thing to come to mind. It can be easily argued that "shopping malls are the cathedrals of postmodern society" Times have changed since Marx argued that who you are is what you do or since Durkheim argued that who you are depends on your religion. Nowadays, who you are is what you buy. People all over go to shopping malls to make their lives easier than past generations. Th...
  • Dump Site With Hazardous Substances
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    CERCLA specifically states that those who own or operate a contaminated area or site, those who transport the hazardous substances to that site, and those who produce or generate those substances must pay for the clean-up of such a place. For instance, consider a dump site with hazardous substances. The owner of the dumpsite or the operator of that dumpsite will be held responsible for the clean-up of the dump. The people who created the hazardous materials will also be held responsible. Finally...
  • Diogenes For His Actions
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    Thoreau and Diogenes may seem to be similar, but they are actually quite different. Both philosophers believe that for a person to be truly happy we must reject society's vision of happiness, meaning materialistic possessions and status. Where the two differ is in their actions taken to reject society. Thoreau left society and wrote his thoughts in a book for all to read, learn, and follow. Diogenes, on the other hand, stayed in town and disrupted society by barking and yelling at people as they...
  • Affirmative Action To Their Benefit
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    March 6, 1961 is the day that the American businesses changed for the benefit of the minority and women. President John F. Kennedy issues Executive Order 10925, which creates the Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity and mandates that projects financed with federal funds "take affirmative action" to ensure that hiring and employment practices are free of racial bias. Affirmative action is a tool that people use with sense of opportunity, when used in the right manner. I believe that the main...
  • Affirmative Action Programs In Employment
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    Affirmative action has been the subject of increasing debate and tension in our society. Affirmative action has divided political parties, communities and campuses across the nation. The basis behind affirmative action is that because of past discrimination and oppression, such as the unequal treatment of women, and the enslavement of African Americans, minorities and women have difficulty competing with their white male counterparts. Tax breaks for home buyers may not be wrong but what is wrong...
  • Morality Of Affirmative Action
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    Former Senator Bob Dole once said of affirmative action, ? Our country is no longer the land of opportunity but a pie chart, where jobs and other benefits are often awarded not because of hard work or merit, but because of someone's biology? (web). Why should we oppress a new generation, and risk planting the seed of racism, to correct the mistakes of our forefathers? There are many problems with affirmative action: including effectiveness, being misconceptions of its original intentions, and be...
  • Use Of Affirmative Action By Immigrants
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    May The Best Man Win After you graduate from college, you will be putting in your application for a job that you went to college for. Even though you might be the most qualified for the job you still might not obtain the position. Affirmative Action sometimes causes this because companies have to hire a certain number of minorities relative to the size of the company. This means that if there are no minority citizens available, immigrants who aren? t even US citizens can take the position. This ...
  • Primary Goal Of Affirmative Action Programs
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    Affirmative Action: An Unessary Affirmative Affirmative Action: An Unessary Essay, Research Paper Affirmative Action: An Unnecessary Evil Affirmative action refers to the U.S. program set forth in the early 1970's to correct the effects of past discrimination by giving preferential treatment to women and ethnic minorities in the workplace. At the time of their induction, proponents of affirmative action programs felt that the only way to increase the number of minorities in the workplace was to ...

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