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race I will be writing a counterargument to two of Marie Winn�s assertions in her essay titled, �Television and Reading.� The first assertion that Winn points out is that, �acquired through years and years of television viewing, has influenced adversely viewers� ablity to concetrate, to read, to write clearly-in short, to demonstrate any of the verbal skills a literate society requires� (49). I don�t think this is true at all. There are a lot of good writers out there that grew up
Government Censorship
Government Censorship
Government Censorship Thesis: Government Censorship would damage the atmosphere of the freedom to express ideas on the Internet; therefore, government should not encourage censorship. Introduction I. In the Internet community, there is a large volume of technical terms. For this reason, it is first necessary to examine the terminology specific to Internet. 1.The internet is a world wide computer network. 1.Electronic mail (email), which is one component of the Internet, approximates person to pe
Abortion
Abortion
Abortion Abortion Life or Death Who Chooses? In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the same time, stated that the utmost respect for huma
What is zen
What is zen
What is zen Introduction Zen is simply a way for us to awaken from our slumber. It is just a way for us to focus on our present experience, living in the moment. It is simply paying attention to our actual experiences as they are: a breeze brushing through your hair, pristine water wetting your lips, a stomach ache, the laughter of children playingseeing what you see, feeling what you feel. It is being aware of all the colors, forms, sights, sounds, touch, taste, and smell of your surroundings.
Disrespect of Human Rights
Disrespect of Human Rights
Disrespect of Human Rights Disrespect of Human Rights The American community, especially in the wake of the atrocities on September 11th, has been wholly absorbed by images broadcast on network television. Unfortunately, many issues have been fully discounted. I feel that at least one issue must be addressed to a larger extent on a national level. The violation of human rights abroad should be given more attention, especially in civil conflicts. I feel that this moral issue is central to many of
tv-don't use this paper
tv-don't use this paper
tv-don't use this paper In Bill Mckibben essay �Daybreak� he writes about how TV has changed the way we look at the world. A little less than half of all American�s get �most of their information from television�. There are some things that people would never see in their life if it wasn�t for TV, but there are things that people could go without seeing at times too. TV is one of the greatest things ever to happen to some people and the worst for others. For some people television is
The Best Of The Best
The Best Of The Best
The Best Of The Best Remember the time when Michael Jordan hit the game winning shot, with Byron Russel from Utah in is face, to win his six NBA title? Remember all the times that Joe Montana and Jerry Rice connected for touchdowns? Remember the time when Mark McGuire hit his sixty-second home run to break the old record? All of these sporting events are part of the mosaic that is the American society. The media bombarded American viewers with dazzling athletic feats and heroism. But has the med
Film
Film
Film To What Extent, and Why, does contemporary romantic comedy follow or depart from the conventions established in the classic Hollywood era? Answer with reference to at least two films. FM3011 - Comedy To what extent, and why, does contemporary Hollywood romantic comedy follow or depart from the conventions established in the classic Hollywood era? Answer with reference to at least two films. In the 1970�s, Brian Henderson predicted that, due to �changes within family structures and sexua
John f. kennedy
John f. kennedy
John f. kennedy John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States (1961-1963). He was the youngest person ever to be elected president. Also, He was the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20the century. He served in World War II on PT boat. He also helped to solve the Cuban Missile Crisis and started Peace of Corps to help 3rd world countries better them selves. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president. Therefore, hi
The World is Full of Lies
The World is Full of Lies
The World is Full of Lies The world is full of lies. In fact, we experience them on an everyday basis. In every film we watch we are fooled into believing that the pictures on the screen are moving, but in actuallity they are just still shots placed together at 24 frames per second. Television and the media (news) seem to be the biggest carries of the lying virus. ABC was one of the unlucky few to have been caught. Their name was dragged through the mudd along with Food Lion, in a case which pos
Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri into an abolitionist family. He was the grandson of Charles Henry Langston. His brother was John Mercer Langston, who was the the first Black American to be elected to public office in 1855. Hughes attended Central High School in Cleveland, Ohio, but began writing poetry in the eighth grade, and was selected as Class Poet. His father didn\'t think he would be able to make a living as a writer. His father paid his tuition to Columbia Un
Art Of Theatre
Art Of Theatre
Art Of Theatre The Art of Theatre Entertainment is a very important part of our existence, especially in our culture. Without entertainment, whether it is individual or with a group, humans could not stay sane, hence could not survive. There are many types of entertainment. Humans have been entertaining themselves in all sorts of different ways for thousands of years. As simple as playing with sticks and stones, and as complex as flying F-16 fighting jets; we need entertainment. The most popular
Tv...The Other Parent
Tv...The Other Parent
Tv...The Other Parent English 111, Section 06 23 October 1999 TV: The Other Parent Is it parents fault or childrens that they sit hours in front their big glowing box mesmerized, and learning violent behavior as a means of relating to others. The truth about television violence and children has been shown. Studies have been carried out and all the results point to the same conclusion: Violence on Television affects the behavior of children who are watching it. In fact, violence on TV causes
Indian Economy
Indian Economy
Indian Economy India is located in the southern part of Asia and is also south of the Himalayan Mountains. This southern peninsula has the largest mineral deposits and the largest cultivable land in the continent. The population of India is critically large and although nearly all people are Hindu, some are of other religious denominations. The life of the Indian people is usually ruled by their caste system, but the system is not as firm as it was years ago. India has a mixed economy. The diffe
Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman Milton Friedman has been credited with many different achievements, including being one of the most effective advocates of economic freedoms and free enterprise, being the greatest economist to ever walk the face of the earth, and proving every single word that Lord Maynard Keynes ever said to be wrong. Why these may or may not all be true, it is obvious that Friedman was a brilliant man of many accomplishments. Milton Friedman was born on July 15th, 1912 in New York City. His pa
MASS MEDIA VIOLENCE AND THE EFFECT ON CHILDREN
MASS MEDIA VIOLENCE AND THE EFFECT ON CHILDREN
MASS MEDIA VIOLENCE AND THE EFFECT ON CHILDREN MASS MEDIA VIOLENCE AND THE EFFECT ON CHILDREN Violence in the media is a problem in American society today. The effect can be severe and widespread. The people exposed to this media violence are mostly children. They are very impressionable and imitate what they see hear and are told by their friends. In this essay I will state my opinion and the opinions of several physiologists and other officials. Violence on television has been an issue that ha
Internet Censorship
Internet Censorship
Internet Censorship "Inevitably, being an uncontrolled system, means that the Internet will be subjected to subversive applications of some unscrupulous users." (Kershaw) The concept of the Internet was created in answer to a strategic problem faced by the United States government during the Cold war era. A nuclear attack would easily disrupt a traditional computer network and hence make communication impossible. The solution was found in a new type of network. A network where all nodes would be
Homosexuality Nature or Nurture
Homosexuality Nature or Nurture
Homosexuality Nature or Nurture Human sexuality has been one of societys most interesting, controversial, debated, and misunderstood topics. It has been the topic of numerous books, essays, documentaries, websites, and television magazine segments. More specifically, homosexuality is probably the most misunderstood aspect of human sexuality. This is mainly due to lack of education, exposure, or just a general close mindedness. Homosexual tendencies are genetically caused, but acting on these te
Arctic Power - A Case Analysis
Arctic Power - A Case Analysis
Arctic Power - A Case Analysis ARCTIC POWERA CASE ANALYSIS CURRENT SITUATION It is the summer of 1987. Arctic Power laundry detergent has contracted with the consulting firm of Smith and Jones, LTD to assist Arctic Power in determining their strategic direction and their product positioning. BACKGROUND AND HISTORY Arctic Power, a laundry detergent specially formulated to clean in cold water, is part of Colgate-Palmolive Canada family of products. Colgate-Palmolive Canada is a wholly owned subsi
Violence In The Media
Violence In The Media
Violence In The Media Violence in the Media Monkey see, monkey do has become a well-known saying in todays modern, media warped society, but is it correct? What has the world come to these days? It often seems like everywhere one looks, violence rears its ugly head. We see it in the streets, back alleys, school, and even at home. The last of these, our homes, is a major source of violence. In many peoples\' living rooms there sits an outlet for violence that often goes unnoticed. It is the te
Government Intervention Of The Internet
Government Intervention Of The Internet
Government Intervention Of The Internet Computer Science Government Intervention of the Internet During the past decade, our society has become based solely on the ability to move large amounts of information across large distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone\'s life. The natural evolution of computers and this need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global network of interconnected computers to develop. This global net allows a person to send E-mail across the world
The Evolution Of The American Television Family
The Evolution Of The American Television Family
The Evolution Of The American Television Family Television is not just a form of entertainment, but it is an excellent form of study of societys view concerning its families. This study focuses on the history of television beginning in the early 1950s and will run through present day. It examines the use of racial, ethnic and sexual stereotypes to characterize the players of these shows. The examples assist in tracing what has happened to the depiction of the American family on prime time telev
Tornado Essay
Tornado Essay
Tornado Essay A tornado is defined as a violently rotating column extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous destruction with wind speeds of two hundred and fifty miles per hour or more. Damage paths can be more than one mile wide and fifty miles long. In an average year, eight hundred tornadoes are reported nationwide, resulting in eighty deaths and over one thousand five hundred injuries. In the body of my essay, I will tell you about type
Dan Rather
Dan Rather
Dan Rather Before I begin, I\'d like to thank the person who made it possible for me to be here with you all today. President Bill Clinton. By scheduling his trip to Moscow just so, I had enough of a pause between my trips to Japan and Oklahoma city and Russia that it was possible to make it to Hartford today. I\'d also like to thank John Boyer. Somehow he got it into his head that I like Twain -- which I do -- and that I might know something about him -- which I don\'t. At least I am honest abo
Postmodernism, Deconstructionism,
Postmodernism, Deconstructionism,
Postmodernism, Deconstructionism, Postmodernism, Deconstructionism, and the Ethnographic Text Anthropology 575 Postmodernism In the late 1960\'s the social sciences (mainly anthropology and sociology) entered a crisis period in which traditional ways of conducting the study of the Other were re-examined in the context of their association with dominance-submission hierarchies and the objectification of the subjects of study. There was seen to be an association between Western imperialism\'s obje
Nike Campaign
Nike Campaign
Nike Campaign nike campaign When I learned that I had to write this research paper, instead of procrastinating, I convinced myself to JUST DO IT. This phrase also happens to be one of the signature phrases of the leading athletic apparel company, Nike. The JUST DO IT campaign has been very successful for Nike, but it is not he sole reason for their success. Nikes campaign has definitely persuaded me to go out and buy a few Nike products. So what exactly does Nikes persuasive campaign consist o
Chocha
Chocha
chocha It was in 1886 that the German pharmacologist, Louis Lewin, published the first systematic study of the cactus, to which his own name was subsequently given. Anhalonium lewinii was new to science. To primitive religion and the Indians of Mexico and the American Southwest it was a friend of immemorially long standing. Indeed, it was much more than a friend. In the words of one of the early Spanish visitors to the New World, "they eat a root which they call peyote, and which they venerate a
Letter From Birmingham Jail
Letter From Birmingham Jail
Letter From Birmingham Jail Letter From Birmingham Jail In Kings essay, Letter From Birmingham Jail, King brilliantly employs the use of several rhetorical strategies that are pivotal in successfully influencing critics of his philosophical views on civil disobedience. Kings eloquent appeal to the logical, emotional, and most notably, moral and spiritual side of his audience, serves to make Letter From Birmingham Jail one of the most moving and persuasive literary pieces of the 20th centur
Human Disrespect
Human Disrespect
Human Disrespect Disrespect of Human Rights The American community, especially in the wake of the atrocities on September 11th, has been wholly absorbed by images broadcast on network television. Unfortunately, many issues have been fully discounted. I feel that at least one issue must be addressed to a larger extent on a national level. The violation of human rights abroad should be given more attention, especially in civil conflicts. I feel that this moral issue is central to many of the deepe
A World of Freedom With Chains Attached
A World of Freedom With Chains Attached
A World of Freedom With Chains Attached Everyone has heard of the Internet and how it is going to help set the world free. The Internet is the fastest growing form of communication and is becoming more and more commonplace in the average American home. Companies these days do big business over the Internet, and online shopping has grown tremendously in the last few years. For instance, the online auction site eBay sells millions of items every year online. Many companies are making even more pla
Neil Postman
Neil Postman
Neil Postman Throughout the span of the past few weeks I have traversed the globe, visiting several countries and regions, only to realize that although new methods develop, language as a way of expressing ones self has remained the most effective. Despite this fact, language still has its pitfalls. Neil Postman, in his essay \'Defending Against the Indefensible,\'; outlines seven concepts that can be used to aid a student in better understanding the language as a means of communication. He desc
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) In this essay, I will begin by presenting the concept of Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Within this, I will discuss in detail the work of Reinartz and Kumar, as well as other influential writers, in order to provide broad theoretical underpinning to my analysis. Following on from this, I will critically assess the extent to which the implementation of an eCRM system can provide an organisation with a source of unique competitive advantage. I will u
SATIRE AND THE SIMPSONS
SATIRE AND THE SIMPSONS
SATIRE AND THE SIMPSONS Most of the criticism regarding television programs lies in the fact that they have little or no substance. Programs such as Beverly Hills 90210, Friends or Dawsons Creek leave an educated viewer in despair while they grow restless searching for some sort of entertainment worthy of their intelligence. Ironically enough a sigh of relief comes in the form of a cartoon, The Simpsons. This program gives us an opportunity to laugh at ourselves, which is often sorely needed. T
Restrictions on Guns for the Sake of Life Argument
Restrictions on Guns for the Sake of Life Argument
Restrictions on Guns for the Sake of Life Argumentative Persuasive Essays Restrictions on Guns for the Sake of Life "Our cause is just, our cause is real, our cause is now!" cried out Denver's Mayor Wellington Webb. Recently while watching the television news, I heard the mayor say this. I also found out that over the past five years one hundred and fifteen homicides occurred each year. Obviously the harmful situation involving guns is growing to new horrible heights. The news show was about gun
The Churches Of Christ: A Comparative Essay
The Churches Of Christ: A Comparative Essay
The Churches Of Christ: A Comparative Essay The Churches of Christ: A Comparative Essay Over the past ten years there has been much controversy in the Christian and secular media about the International Churches of Christ (ICC), and the United (or mainline) Church of Christ (CoC). This controversy has stemmed from the ICC\'s misuse of funds, doctrinal problems, member abuse, and mind-control. The differences between the CoC and the ICC are important for Christians know and understand. The CoC be
Anorexia: A Problem We All Face
Anorexia: A Problem We All Face
Anorexia: A Problem We All Face The World Book Encyclopedia defines anorexia as, one who avoids food for psychological reasons. Most experts believe that those who suffer from anorexia are starving themselves to avoid growing into adults. It is also common knowledge among these experts that anorexics want to gain attention and a sense of being special. People say that anorexia doesn\'t stop at affecting the victim at hand; instead, it surpasses the anorexic. Which means that anorexia affects the
Free King Lear Essays: Comic Relief King Lear essa
Free King Lear Essays: Comic Relief King Lear essa
Free King Lear Essays: Comic Relief King Lear essays Comic Relief in King Lear Combining the antics of a circus with the pomp of a royal court is a difficult task indeed. William Shakespeare's genius came from how closely he intertwined the two seemingly mutually exclusive realms to appeal to all socioeconomic groups in his audience. In King Lear, Edgar's appearance as Tom of Bedlam, Lear's insanity, and Lear's Fool provide the comic relief which slices the dramatic tension. Among these, Lear's
Digital Broadcasting
Digital Broadcasting
Word Count: 3031 Abstract This essay intends to discuss the following statement; Digital Broadcasting will have a fundamental effect on viewing patterns, popular culture and audience identity. This will be done firstly by looking at the history of the BBC and the original intention of Public Service Broadcasting. It will discuss how by John Reiths successful approach to broadcasting, the BBC became a National Institution creating popular culture and a National Identity. It will examine how thes
Who is Most to Blame For Macbeth's Downfall
Who is Most to Blame For Macbeth's Downfall
Who is Most to Blame For Macbeth's Downfall Who Is Most To Blame For Macbeth's Downfall? I have chosen to write my essay about the cause of Macbeth's downfall. I believe Macbeth had an immense build up of hatred inside him waiting to be released. I will discuss the possible factors that could have placed the final straw on the camel's back and lead to the releasing of brave soldier Macbeth's bloodthirst, and why he committed the acts he did. The first suspects are the witches. After all it was t
In this essay, I will begin by presenting the conc
In this essay, I will begin by presenting the conc
In this essay, I will begin by presenting the concept of Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Within this, I will discuss in detail the work of Reinartz and Kumar, as well as other influential writers, in order to provide broad theoretical underpinning to my analysis. Following on from this, I will critically assess the extent to which the implementation of an eCRM system can provide an organisation with a source of unique competitive advantage. I will use real life examples to demonstrate my
Dante Butler
Dante Butler
Dante Butler 4-01-04 English 101/Section U Essay #4/Prof. Headen Education vs. Work There is an unfortunate dilemma that many people are forced with everyday. The choice to either stay in school and get an education, or opting to not finish school and start working for a living. Now, the ideal person can do them both. And if you have the opportunity to do so then I'm all for it. But everybody's situation isn't like that. The importance of staying in school and getting an education has always bee
Life is But A Choice
Life is But A Choice
Life is But A Choice Greg McGuigan 10/14/96 Life Is But A Choice Beginning with the time of birth until the time of death, people have to make choices everyday on how to achieve the goals in their lives. One can imagine life as a long winding road with millions of other roads branching off in many directions. The only problem is that life is too short to explore every single road. In addition, the essence of time will not allow anyone to go back to a road that was passed. Everyone must choose hi
Taming of the Shrew
Taming of the Shrew
Taming of the Shrew In Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, one topic that has been debated, interpreted, discussed, reinterpreted and adapted has been the character of Katharine, the shrew, and whether she was tamed, liberated, or just a good enough actress to make everyone think she was in fact, tamed. There are many arguments for and against each of these points, as well as an argument that discusses one television adaptation of Taming of the Shrew that presents Katherine not as the expected sh
The Perfect Age Exploratory Essays Research Papers
The Perfect Age Exploratory Essays Research Papers
The Perfect Age Exploratory Essays Research Papers The Perfect Age Many of us can't wait to be the perfect age; but what exactly is that age? Is it the age when we will finally find the right one and get married, or when we can legally drink alcohol, or is it when we are settled with families of our own later in life? For every individual, it is a different age and a different dream waiting to be fulfilled. However, once this age finally arrives, it quickly disappears and we revert back to being
Technology - Analysis of the Technology Trap Explo
Technology - Analysis of the Technology Trap Explo
Technology - Analysis of the Technology Trap Exploratory Essays Research Papers The Technology Trap The term technology has more than one meaning. If you look at the world twenty years ago, technological advances were meager concepts. Today, all of these concepts are become reality. When a country depends on technology to survive, there may be a problem that could be devastating if it is not dealt with. The children in the 1950's looked at reality the same as the children of today do, only their
Susan Bordo
Susan Bordo
Susan Bordo Susan Bordo works at the University of Kentucky as the Otis A. Singletary Chair of Humanities. She also is a philosopher who deals with many traditional aspects of philosophy such as Rene Descartes and Sigmund Freud. However, what sets Bordo apart from most other philosophers is her training of the study of popular culture and representations of the body. She is a philosopher, that is, who writes not only about Plato but also about Madonna and O.J. (Bordo 138). Much of Bordos work
Descriptve
Descriptve
Descriptve He wakes up every morning in hopes of reaching work without having any obstacles on the way. If conflicts arise, he solves them. On his way to work, he can sense peoples impending tragedies and he takes his time out to help them with their situation. When he finally reaches work, not only does he get more work done than any other employee, but he gets them done more efficiently at a fraction of the time. Not only is he fast, he is a genius for this man can read an epic in a few secon
Article Review1
Article Review1
Article Review1 Con flict (konflikt) n.1. Prolonged fighting 2. Psychology: A struggle, often unconscious between mutually exclusive impulses or desires. v. --Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Dictionary 99 There is an uncanny similarity between the struggles that minorities have had to deal with since setting foot on the land of the free. They share the common dynamics that accompany the experience of reaching for the American dream: internalizing the faade of freedom taught in Western educ
The analysis of the blue marbl
The analysis of the blue marbl
The analysis of the blue marbl The Analysis of the Blue Marble Throughout history, there has been tremendous progress made on the part of mankind. We, as a species, have been able to tame fire, learn to hunt, survive in extreme conditions, and use our resources to their fullest potential. But do we overuse our resources? I strongly believe that we, as a population, do overuse our resources. This is an issue, which we must now face as we head into the next millenium, for it is there, which we wil
Justify the knowledge or it wi
Justify the knowledge or it wi
Justify the knowledge or it wi Justify the Knowledge or It Will be Taught in Vain If you were to ask a teenager today if he or she would rather study or watch television, what do you think the answer would be? From what I have seen in myself when I was a teenager and in almost everyone that I meet, nobody would rather study. Today's fast food culture has sucked the beauty out of individual thought and the acquirement of knowledge. Schools give an insufficient amount of knowledge on a variety of