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lord of the rings
lord of the rings
lord of the rings The Lord of the Flies William Golding�s book, The Lord of the Flies is a wonderful, fictional book about the struggle and survival of a group of boys trapped on an uninhabited island. This book kept me very interested and made me want to keep reading. The characters were very diverse and each had very appealing qualities in themselves. The setting is brilliantly described and the plot is surprisingly very well thought out. Many things like these make this book such a classic.
Aggression And Its Intricacies
Aggression And Its Intricacies
Aggression And Its Intricacies Aggression is a critical part of animal existence, which is an inherent driving force to humans, as we, too, are animals. The source of aggression within humans is a long summative list, but before trying to understand its source one must apply a working definition of aggression. Aggressive behavior is defined by Encyclopedia Britannica as any action of an animal that serves to injure an opponent or prey animal or to cause an opponent to retreat. (7) David G. Myers
Lord Of Flies Description
Lord Of Flies Description
Lord Of Flies Description The story takes place on an island somewhere in the ocean. The island is described by the author as tropical and boat shaped. Along the coast there are sandy beaches followed by a variety of vegetation and creepers . There are also the orchards, which rise up to the treeless and rocky and rugged mountain ridge which extends out of the ocean. Judging from the predicament and dialogue in this story the date in which it takes place is probably the mid 1900's during World W
Yanmamo Culture
Yanmamo Culture
Yanmamo Culture There are many differences between the South American Yanomamo culture and the North American culture that we have adapted to, but just at there is culture diversity between us, we have some similarities. The ethnography, which is chose, was "Yanomamo" written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, anthropologists. Chagnon tells us how to it was to live among the Yanomamo family, political and warfare system versus the American Culture. The Yanomamo are of patrilineal culture, male oriented and
The sun also rises
The sun also rises
the sun also rises Summary and Analysis of Epigraph and Chapters 1-4 The Epigraph: Hemingway prefaces the novel with two quotes, one by Gertrude Stein, painter, poet, and social center of the American expatriates in 1920s Paris, and one by Ecclesiastes from the Bible. Stein\'s quote proclaims that Hemingway\'s is a "lost generation." Her title stuck and has since defined the moral, emotional, and physical emptiness of the young post-WWI generation, devastated by war and aimlessly seeking comfort
Aradia
Aradia
Aradia If the reader has ever met with the works of the learned folk-lorist G. Pitre, or the articles contributed by "Lady Vere de Vere" to the Italian Rivista or that of J. H. Andrews to Folk-Lore, he will be aware that there are in Italy great numbers of Strege, fortune-tellers or witches, who divine by cards, perform strange ceremonies in which spirits are supposed to be invoked, make and sell amulets, and, in fact, comport themselves generally as their reputed kind are wont to do, be they Bl
Margaret atwoods rape fantasies
Margaret atwoods rape fantasies
margaret atwoods rape fantasies The plot of Rape Fantasies by Margaret Atwood is all within the mind of Estelle, who talks to the reader as she might to a new friend. Estelles personality becomes exposed to us through the narration of her fantasies and lunchtime work experiences. We are told of Estelles workplace where she is with her friends discussing their rape fantasies. Examining Estelles world through her perspective of the conversation, we find she is a game player both outwardly in pl
Children?s Violent Television Viewing: Are Parents
Children?s Violent Television Viewing: Are Parents
Children?s Violent Television Viewing: Are Parents Monitoring? Children\'s Violent Television Viewing: Are Parents Monitoring? Tina L. Cheng, MD, MPH*‡§; Ruth A. Brenner, MD, MPH; Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH‡§¶; Hari Cheryl Sachs, MD#; Patricia Moyer, BS; and Malla R. Rao, MEngg, DrPH ABSTRACT. Objective. Violent media exposure has been associated with aggressive behavior, and it has been suggested that child health professionals counsel families on limiting exposure. Effective violence
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Domestic Violence What is battering? Why do men batter? Why do women stay? These are all questions that I will answer. I will also offer insight into the minds of victims that may help give a better understanding to the devastating cycle that hides behind the doors of many homes today that is better known as Domestic Violence. What is battering? Battering is a pattern of behavior that is used to establish power and control over another person. This control can be obtained throu
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway Ernest Miller Hemingway was born at eight o\'clock in the morning on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. In the nearly sixty two years of his life that followed he forged a literary reputation unsurpassed in the twentieth century and created a mythological hero in himself that captivated (and at times confounded) not only serious literary critics but the average man as well...in a word, he was a star. Born in the family home at 439 North Oak Park Avenue, a house built by his wi
AIDs Epidemic
AIDs Epidemic
AIDs Epidemic Year 12 Presentation Of An Issue - Part A Contention: The presentation of the media debate concerning whether or not HIV athletes should be eligible to participate in contact sports. Since the AIDS epidemic arose in the early 80's, people all over the world have been intimidated by the deadly disease, which seemed to plague only homosexuals and intravenous drug users. This apparent fear concerns most. The media has re-enforced the use of doctors, football experts and medical specia
The Atomic Bomb
The Atomic Bomb
The Atomic Bomb "Then a tremendous flash of light cut across the sky . Mr. Tanimoto has a distinct recollection that it traveled from east to west, from the city toward the hills. It seemed like a sheet of sun. John Hersey, from Hiroshima, pp8 On August 6, 1945, the world changed forever. On that day the United States of America detonated an atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima. Never before had mankind seen anything like. Here was something that was slightly bigger than an ordinary bomb, yet
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PART ONE CONTENTS --------------------3
PART ONE CONTENTS --------------------3 SELFREALISATION AND DIRECTION FOR THE ADOLESCENT PART TWO CONTENTS ---------------------59 MANIFESTATIONS OF AWARENESS PART THREE CONTENTS -----------------104 PHILOSOPHICAL CONTENTS PART ONE. BOLD = MAIN TITLES. REGULAR = SUB TITLES. ----------------------------------------------------------------PAGE FORWARD -----------------------------------------------------4 INTELLECTUALITY -----------------------------------------8 DEDICATION -----------------------
Effects Of Violence In Media On Society Today
Effects Of Violence In Media On Society Today
Effects Of Violence In Media On Society Today Effects of Violence in Media on Society Today Is societies violence the media�s fault? This is the question that has been asked since before television was in every American�s house. Of course there are the different types of media today ranging from newspapers, to on-line reports and stories. There have been arguments upon arguments about this issue, and over 3,000 studies conducted. Unfortunately there isn�t one single result, there is only a
Innocence To Experience, In Harper Lee's To Kill A
Innocence To Experience, In Harper Lee's To Kill A
Innocence To Experience, In Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird Innocence to Experience Maycomb was an old town, but it was a tired old town when I first knew it. In rainy weather the streets turned to red slop; grass grew on the sidewalks, the courthouse sagged in the square. (Lee 9). This environment, as Scout Finch accurately describes, is not conducive to young children, loud noises, and games. But, the Finch children and Dill must occupy themselves in order to avoid boredom. Their surroundin
Go Ask Alice
Go Ask Alice
Go Ask Alice Have you ever had a problem? I'm sure you have because everybody sometime in there life does. The book I read Go Ask Alice by an anonymous author is all about problems, conflicts, and how to deal with them. I would give a lot of information on the author if that was possible, but the author is anonymous so I can not do so. From the very first page I had a hunch that this book was about a drug addiction problem. "SUGAR & SPICE & EVERYTHING NICE; ACID & SMACK & NO WAY BACK" (page 1).
Superman - All American
Superman - All American
Superman - All American Superman, All-American Hero Gary Engle describes Superman as the ultimate American, "Superman is the greatest American hero" (Engle, 677). After reading three comic books I notice an occurring theme of wanting to protect what is good, even though the comic books chosen span over eleven years. Several distinct things to Superman\'s personality are his cape, the respect he has for others, the respect others have for him, his intelligence, his protection of all life and what
Famous Explorers of Africa
Famous Explorers of Africa
Famous Explorers of Africa Mungo Park Mungo Park was a Scottish explorer who led one of the first expeditions to investigate the course of the Niger river in Western Africa. Mungo Park was a 23 year-old scottish surgeon surgeon who had just returned from a journey to Sumatra on a ship of the East India Company. There he had discovered 6 species of fish, he had published descriptions in a Scientific Journal. In 1795, Park had gone to Piscina, on an offer to research further into Africa. Park had
How To Be a Hacker
How To Be a Hacker
How To Be a Hacker As editor of the Jargon File, I often get email requests from enthusiastic network newbies asking (in effect) "how can I learn to be a wizard hacker?". Oddly enough there don\'t seem to be any FAQs or Web documents that address this vital question, so here\'s mine. If you are reading a snapshot of this document offline, the current version lives at http://www.tuxedo.org/esr/faqs/hacker-howto.html. The Jargon File contains a bunch of definitions of the term \'hacker\', most hav
Paraphycology
Paraphycology
Paraphycology Filip Kucera 6/15/01 PARAPHYCOLOGY In the past centuries people have been becoming more and more curious about the unexplainable things all around them. They are always asking why does this happen? and is that really true? Not until recently have scientists and others actually tried to find out for themselves. Many of their searches evolved around the paranormal. Soon they called their search parapsychology Parapsychology can be defined as the study of apparent new means of communi
Carrot.
Carrot.
"Carrot." "Whadda ya mean carrot?" "Nothin\' don\'t worry about." "Dude, what\'s yer problem?" "Nothin\', chill." "Whatever." This work sucks! God I hate havin\' to do work. I wish I could just crawl in a big hole and stay there. Today sucks. Oh well it\'ll get better after I ask that girl out later. She was totally flirtin\' with me. "Dude, ya know that chick I was talkin\' about the other day." "Which one?" "3rd hour." "Yeah, what about her?" "I\'m gonna ask her out today." "Cool." "Hey, you t
Clausewitz and the nature of w
Clausewitz and the nature of w
Clausewitz and the nature of w Clausewitz and the Nature of War In seeking out the fundamental nature of Clausewitz\'s own mature theories, perhaps the best place to start is with some of the most common misconceptions of his argument. Such misconceptions are almost always the product of writers who either never read On War (or read only the opening paragraphs or perhaps a condensation) or who sought intentionally (for propaganda purposes) to distort its content. The book\'s specific arguments a
None Provided7
None Provided7
None Provided7 Aggression is a critical part of animal existence, which is an inherent driving force to humans, as we, too, are animals. The source of aggression within humans is a long summative list, but before trying to understand its source one must apply a working definition of aggression. Encyclopedia Britannica as any action of an animal that serves to injure an opponent or prey animal or to cause an opponent to retreat defines aggressive behavior. (7) David G. Myers states that aggressio
Attention Keepers in The Most Dangerous Game
Attention Keepers in The Most Dangerous Game
Attention Keepers in The Most Dangerous Game In Richard Connells The Most Dangerous Game, he uses several literary devices to keep the reader interested. During Rainsfords journey to and through the island of General Zaroff he partakes in an adventurous journey filled with mystery, suspense, and dilemma. These devices are used to keep the reader interested throughout the story. Mystery is used to give the story a scary and unusual setting. First, the story about Ship Trap Island is used to ar
The Effects Of Violence In Media On Society Today
The Effects Of Violence In Media On Society Today
The Effects Of Violence In Media On Society Today Is societies violence the media\'s fault? This is the question that has been asked since before television was in every American\'s house. Of course there are the different types of media today ranging from newspapers, to on-line reports and stories. There have been arguments upon arguments about this issue, and over 3,000 studies conducted. Unfortunately there isn\'t one single result, there is only an array of supposed answers to this undying q
Media Violence
Media Violence
Media Violence "Children are among the greatest of imitators…" The debate over media violence has eluded definitive answers for more then three decades. At first glance, the debate is dominated by one question. Whether or not media violence causes real life violence and whether or not it has a negative effect of the modern day Canadian family. Closer examination reveals a political battle. On one hand, there are those who blame media violence for societal violence and want to censor violent co
Yanmamo
Yanmamo
Yanmamo There are many differences between the South American Yanomamo culture and the North American culture that we have adapted to, but just at there is culture diversity between us, we have some similarities. The ethnography, which is chose, was Yanomamo written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, anthropologists. Chagnon tells us how to it was to live among the Yanomamo family, political and warfare system versus the American Culture. The Yanomamo are of patrilineal culture, male oriented and very se
Death of a salesman- overview
Death of a salesman- overview
Death of a salesman- overview Death of a Salesman Crazy Willy Willy Loman is one of the most tragic heroes in American drama today. He has a problem differentiating reality from fantasy. No one has a perfect life. Everyone has conflicts that they must face sooner or later. The ways in which people deal with these personal conflicts can differ as much as the people themselves. Some insist on ignoring the problem as long as possible, while some attack the problem to get it out of the way. In the c
Ernest Hemingway - An American Contemporary
Ernest Hemingway - An American Contemporary
Ernest Hemingway - An American Contemporary Jason Milford April 2000 Ernest Hemingway Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, journalist, writer of short stories, and winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize for literature. He created a distinguished body of prose fiction, much of it based on adventurous life. He was born on July 21, 1899, the second of six children, in Oak Park, Ill., in a house built by his widowed grandfather, Ernest Hall. Oak Park was a Protestant, upper middle class suburb
Catch221
Catch221
Catch221 The name of the novel I read is Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. This novels uniqueness makes it hard to classify but I would classify it as an anti-war novel. The main theme of the novel is one of hope and freedom from the barbaric grasp of war. Heller uses World War II as an almost invisible framework in which he places a number of vaguely related stories presented in no particular chronological order, although the final narrative does tie them all together. Catch-22 was written in a very
Brave New World
Brave New World
Brave New World Chapter 1 Summary: The novel is set six hundred years in the future. The world has submitted to domination by World Controllers, whose primary goal is to ensure the stability and happiness of society. Thus the underlying principle of the regime is utilitarianism, or maximizing the overall happiness of the society. The novel begins at the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Center, a production factory for human beings. A group of students is being given a tour of the facilit
Elements of Fiction
Elements of Fiction
Elements of Fiction Elements of Fiction The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, is consider to be a fine example of American Literature. The book raised a lot of controversy, it was publish after the Civil War, and it talked about the reality of America and its society. Some of the Themes of the story are, Moral and Social Maturation, Societys Hypocrisy, and freedom through social exclusion. At the opening of the novel, Tom is engaged in and is generally the organizer o
Media, Body Image and Self-Worth
Media, Body Image and Self-Worth
Media, Body Image and Self-Worth Running Head: (MEDIA, BODY IMAGE AND SELF-WORTH) Media, Body Image and Self-Worth How the Media Influences the Development of a Woman\'s Self-Esteem Every women\'s dream… to be 5\'10, 115 pounds or underweight as to be considered thin, have long slender legs, a flat stomach and to have generously proportioned breasts. Why? Simply because media has deceived young women into thinking as though that is the standard of beauty, and every woman wants to be beautiful.
Trying Juviniles As Adults
Trying Juviniles As Adults
Trying Juviniles As Adults Trying Juveniles as Adults and Placing them into Adult Institutions Juveniles being tried as adults, who is to blame? In todays society it is not who or whom it is what. Juvenile offenders are now facing a double-edged sword. Not only can they be tried in a Juvenile court for a crime committed. They are now being charged as adults. Charging a juvenile as an adult has stirred up many different views. When should we say enough is enough? Violent crimes committed by juve
Reaching Fiction
Reaching Fiction
Reaching Fiction [Category]: Miscellaneous [Paper Title]: Reaching Fiction [Text]: Reaching Fiction After reading The Child by Tiger, written by Thomas Wolfe, and Richard Connell\'s The Most Dangerous Game, I have noticed that these stories are similar, yet they are different. Although both stories have manhunts and mad men, according to Thomas R. Arp, the editor of Perrine\'s Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense, The Child by Tiger is interpretive literature, and The Most Dangerous Game is e
Friday, April 30, 2004
Friday, April 30, 2004
Friday, April 30, 2004 Outta time Some of us have to work :) More stuff tonight. // posted by Mark @ 4/30/2004 10:02:36 AM [pic]Comment (0) | [pic]Trackback (0) Go get 'em Ollie Olliver North rips Andy Rooney a new one in this op-ed, They're heroes to me. I wrote about Andy's article here, the original article is no longer online. May 1 marks the start of Military Appreciation Month. Millions of Americans will show their gratitude for the troops in a variety of ways. When Lance Corporal Conyers
Beware of Television
Beware of Television
Beware of Television Beware of Television It is considered that one of the greatest inventions of the twentieth centurythe televisioncompletely changed the way of a person's life. Television has brought into every home a lot of information and easy-to-reach entertainment. Is its influence on the personality, family, or children positive only or is there another side of the coin? Yes, there is. A negative one. The effect of television depends not only on the content of its programs, but there a
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast Compare and Contrast (The Snyper The Most Dangerous Game) The story The Sniper takes place during the civil war in Dublin, where a single sniper waits on a roof top to eliminate any threat from the oposing forces. This story is very tense right from the begining as soon as he noticed the enemys watching him and a bullet comes close to hitting him. This story\'s opening is one that catches your attention and gets you really focussed on the story. The Most Dangerous Game on th
How To Become A Hacker Why This Document? As edito
How To Become A Hacker Why This Document? As edito
Mis How To Become A Hacker Why This Document? As editor of the Jargon File, I often get email requests from enthusiastic network newbies asking (in effect) how can I learn to be a wizard hacker? . Oddly enough there don\'t seem to be any FAQs or Web documents that address this vital question, so here\'s mine. If you are reading a snapshot of this document offline, the current version lives at http://www.tuxedo.org/esr/faqs/hacker-howto.html. What Is A Hacker? The Jargon File contains a bunch of
The Aviary, the Aquarium, and Eschatology
The Aviary, the Aquarium, and Eschatology
The Aviary, the Aquarium, and Eschatology by Vince Johnson Eschatology: 1: The branch of theology concerned with the final events in the history of the world or of mankind. 2: A belief concerning death, the end of the world, or the ultimate destiny of mankind; specifically any of the various Christian doctrines concerning the Second Coming, the resurrection of the dead, or the Last Judgement. As more than a casual observer of contemporary ufology, I\'ve recently become aware of a what could be a
Boundaries Of Ownership
Boundaries Of Ownership
Boundaries Of Ownership BOUNDARIES OF OWNERSHIP Nobody owns this essay. It is important that I make this very clear and that I do so at the earliest possible moment. I must do this because the essay that you are reading is about intellectual property, and that means that this essay must be self-referential. When one writes or speaks or communicates in any way about intellectual property, one is dealing with some of the most basic rules of the very medium in which one is operating. There is no ne
Hisotry of Labor
Hisotry of Labor
Hisotry of Labor This brief history of more than 100 years of the modern trade union movement in the United States can only touch the high spots of activity and identify the principal trends of a "century of achievement." In such a condensation of history, episodes of importance and of great human drama must necessarily be discussed far too briefly, or in some cases relegated to a mere mention. What is clearly evident, however, is that the working people of America have had to unite in struggle
Famous Explorers of Africa
Famous Explorers of Africa
Famous Explorers of Africa Mungo Park was a Scottish explorer who led one of the first expeditions to investigate the course of the Niger river in Western Africa. Mungo Park was a 23 year-old scottish surgeon surgeon who had just returned from a journey to Sumatra on a ship of the East India Company. There he had discovered 6 species of fish, he had published descriptions in a Scientific Journal. In 1795, Park had gone to Piscina, on an offer to research further into Africa. Park had accepted an
^^^^^^^^^^A SEPARATE PEACE: CHAPTER 1
^^^^^^^^^^A SEPARATE PEACE: CHAPTER 1
^^^^^^^^^^A SEPARATE PEACE: CHAPTER 1 Have you ever in your life gone through an experience so intense, so joyful, so painful, or just so important at the time, that you could only understand much later what truly happened? Isn\'t it a fact that when we\'re in the middle of an experience, we are often unable to think clearly about it because we\'re too busy feeling the moment\'s thrill or sadness to stop and come to sensible conclusions? Our high school years are just such a time: of quick growt
Twelfth night
Twelfth night
twelfth night Comedic Conflict and Love in Trevor Nunns Twelfth Night Trevor Nunn\'s direction of Shakespeare\'s "Twelfth Night" takes away some of the confusion present in the reading of the text, which begins with the complicated love interests of the main characters. Having been the artistic director for the world famous Royal Shakespeare Company for eighteen years, Nunn is vastly familiar with adaptations of Shakespeares plays. Part of the comedy of this film develops from the first thre
Brave New World
Brave New World
Brave New World Chapter 1 Summary: The novel is set six hundred years in the future. The world has submitted to domination by World Controllers, whose primary goal is to ensure the stability and happiness of society. Thus the underlying principle of the regime is utilitarianism, or maximizing the overall happiness of the society. The novel begins at the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Center, a production factory for human beings. A group of students is being given a tour of the facilit
Internet and Its's services.
Internet and Its's services.
Internet and Its\'s services. Internet and its services. Richard Zuber DL Efficient and Effective Self-Expression BC302 Bill Bagatelas Research Paper 11/24/2001 Working with Internet does not mean just browsing www and sending and receiving e-mails. The Basic Structure of the Internet was developed through last 30 years of existence of the Internet. The Internet is a heterogeneous worldwide network consisting of a large number of host computers and local area networks. The Internet uses the TCP/
Violence
Violence
Violence Is societies violence the medias fault? This is the question that has been asked since before television was in every Americans house. Of course there are the different types of media today ranging from newspapers, to on-line reports and stories. There have been arguments upon arguments about this issue, and over 3,000 studies conducted. Unfortunately there isnt one single result, there is only an array of supposed answers to this undying question. CBS president, Howard Stringer is p
Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains Rocky Mountains or Rockies, great chain of rugged mountain ranges in western North America, extending from central New Mexico to northeastern British Columbia, a distance of about 3220 km (about 2000 mi). The Great Basin and the Rocky Mountain Trench, a valley running from northwestern Montana to northern British Columbia, border the Rockies on the east by the Great Plains and on the west. The Rocky Mountains form part of the Great, or Continental, Divide, which separates rivers
Disintegration of Dick Diver in Fitzgerald's Tende
Disintegration of Dick Diver in Fitzgerald's Tende
Disintegration of Dick Diver in Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night Essays Tender is the Night Essays The Disintegration of Dick Diver in Tender is the Night The exact nature of Dick Divers descent throughout the course of Tender is the Night is difficult to discern. It is clear enough that his disintegration is occasioned by Nicoles burgeoning independence, but why or how her transformation affects him this way is less than obvious. Moreover, it is not at all apparent what is at stake, more abstra