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A Biography of Seyyed Hossein Nasr
A Biography of Seyyed Hossein Nasr
A Biography of Seyyed Hossein Nasr Professor Seyyed Hossein Nasr, one of the world's leading experts on Islamic science and spirituality, is University Professor of Islamic Studies at George Washington University. Professor Nasr is the authour of numerous books including Man and Nature: the Spiritual Crisis of Modern Man (Kazi Publications, 1998), Religion and the Order of Nature (Oxford, 1996) and Knowledge and the Sacred (SUNY, 1989). Introduction Seyyed Hossein Nasr, currently University Prof
Religion Assignment
Religion Assignment
Religion Assignment 1.0 Introduction The purpose of this assignment gives information on the history of Judaism in Australia and Brisbane, and the extended services of Judaism in Brisbane. And a case study of the Jewish Sinai College. The resources gathered in this report were gathered from various locations, including books, internet, articles and interviews. 2.0 Background The Jewish Background of Australia is extensive to the very first convicts that arrived. Australia original Jews arrived w
Teaching
Teaching
Teaching Background and Setting My teaching practice is being carried out in Blackrock College. This is a large, fee paying all boys secondary school with roughly 1000 pupils from second to sixth year, with first years attending the feeder school Willow Park. My assignment relates to my experiences with second year classes. There are eight streamed classes, roughly 24 pupils per class, ranging highest to lowest from 2.8 to 2.2. The junior syllabus has been divided up, with a different teacher re
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C Hepatitis C - 1 - Hepatitis C - 2 - Disorders of the liver are intricate and often complicated to understand. Because of the vitality of the liver to the basic life process, even simple problems with its system have the potential to cause life-threatening problems. Life-style choices are often a contributing factor in many liver disorders such as: drug abuse and alcoholism. Some problems in the liver occur due to medical treatments that are prolonged for other illness and unfortunate
Teaching Mathematics
Teaching Mathematics
Teaching Mathematics An introduction to Formulas, concepts and ideas in Math education. Practical theoretical concepts visualized at 6th – 7th grade level (DNS 2001) Index I. Introduction The importance of math education lies in the simple fact that all we see around us can be explained or understood with the help of math, mathematical formula’s and mathematical models. Relating the abstract concepts of mathematical formulas and models to real life represents a bigger challenge then the aforemen
Perspectives on Changes in Adulthood 1
Perspectives on Changes in Adulthood 1
Perspectives on Changes in Adulthood 1 Perspectives on Changes in Adulthood Adult and Family Development BSHS 380i 1.0 Date: October 21, 2002 Perspectives on Changes in Adulthood 2 Elizabeth Drew once stated, The world is not run by thought, nor by imagination, but by opinion, And I can see what she was saying. In this day in age, we have to be very careful to what we state as an opinion because you never know who you might be offending. Emotions are part of a management system to coordinate eac
Carnivalesque Resistance to Global Spectacle A Critical Postmodern The
Carnivalesque Resistance to Global Spectacle A Critical Postmodern The
Carnivalesque Resistance to Global Spectacle: A Critical Postmodern Theory of Public Administration April 12, 2001; Revised April 30, 2001 Pre-publication draft of article published in: Administrative Theory Praxis, Vol 23 (3): 431-458. Abstract I propose a critical postmodern application of Debord’s Spectacle and the carnivalesque of Bakhtin to the theatrics I see happening in city streets, on college campuses, and Internet resisting the new globalized economy. In the past decade pubic administ
Resistivity
Resistivity
Resistivity Aim: To investigate the physical and electrical properties of a wire in order to find the resistance using Ohm’s law and from this to find the Resistivity of the wire at room temperature. Hypothesis: Electricity is the flow of charged particles around a complete circuit; a circuit consists of three main factors, voltage, current and resistance. Ohm’s Law states that at a constant room temperature these factors can be related by the equation, V = IR Where, V = Voltage (V) I = Current
An Overview and Evaluation of the National Anti-Drug Media Campaign
An Overview and Evaluation of the National Anti-Drug Media Campaign
An Overview and Evaluation of the National Anti-Drug Media Campaign Recent national survey data indicates that drug use among American youth has been on rise since 1990s and continues to grow throughout the years. In order to prevent drug abuse among youth, laws enforce educational institutions to inform students about drug issues and related health risks. However, the effectiveness of the curriculum remains unclear because the lack of organized coordination and strong strategy. The National You
Culture of Peace
Culture of Peace
Culture of Peace Peace Theories and Pathways It is clear today that the prospect of war is far more dangerous than ever, given the technological developments of the twentieth century. One would imagine that if thousands of years of evolutionary progress could create phenomena such as electricity, motorcars, airplanes, spacecrafts, and heart transplants that the human race could find some way to escape the cycle of war that has captivated us for as long as recorded history. Unfortunately, we have
Education Software Piracy and the Law
Education Software Piracy and the Law
Education, Software Piracy, and the Law Abstract This paper is intended as a primer for copyright law in the form of a short story. An elementary school teacher illegitimately copies a piece of software for educational purposes and is discovered. Issues such as the fair use doctrine, copyright law, and cyberlaw are covered. The analytical section provides a realistic legal defense for the fictional situation that drives the paper. My name is ___ and I teach 6th grade mathematics at Hightstown Mi
Examine ways in which home background affects educational attainment
Examine ways in which home background affects educational attainment
Examine ways in which home background affects educational attainment Many Sociologists have investigated the relationship between home environment and educational attainment. Herbert H. Hyman says that the different value systems of the middle and working classes create for the working class ‘a self imposed barrier to an improved position’. He cites the fact that many working class families place less value on formal education, have expectations which are limited to a ‘good trade’. He then says
Families
Families
Families Looking at lone parent families is like looking at a hologram picture: holding it one way you see one thing, holding it a other way, you see another thing. This can be profoundly disorienting. In order to avoid vertigo, I shall start by looking at the picture from different angles, turning it slowly, noting the shifting patterns. All of these angles are informed by the basic lens used here: what are meaningful concepts for social policy formation? It is dangerous to identify problems –
ISLAM AND WOMENS SEXUALITY
ISLAM AND WOMENS SEXUALITY
ISLAM AND WOMEN’S SEXUALITY: A RESEARCH REPORT FROM TURKEY The control over women’s sexuality through restriction, coercion, violence or more complicated forms of political and social manipulation remains the most powerful tool of patriarchy in the majority of societies. Religion is often misused, both as an instrument of this control mechanism and as a cultural system, to legitimize the violation of women’s human rights. However, concentrating on the role of religion in constructing women’s sex
Motivation for Education
Motivation for Education
Motivation for Education Every person in the United States is required to attend some schooling. Since college is not required, there are so many reasons not to go. Motivation is one of the biggest reasons that people do go. However, what does motivation mean? As everybody knows is an inducement or incentive to do something in life. Therefore, there are so many things that can motivate different people to attend college. One of the biggest things that probably motivate people to go to college is
Persuasive essay
Persuasive essay
Persuasive essay Do you really feel like doing homework for hours every single night? Slaving away doing schoolwork when you just spent the whole day actually being at school? Kids live in messy houses and can’t clean them if they have too much homework. These days, families are being torn apart because the kids are constantly cooped up in their rooms trying to finish their homework, and don’t have time to ever talk to their family. Kids are constantly getting stressed out due to too much homewo
POVERTY A SUBJECT
POVERTY A SUBJECT
POVERTY A SUBJECT Nearly 60% poor live in our human world. For example, countries like India and other who has thick population and dominated by illiterates and semi- littermates (semi-literate means with less literacy level which deprives them from employment in high tech or medium industries). This category does not fit into high tech industries. For them agricultural, small and cottage industries are most suitable. http://members.tripod.com/~sadashivan_nair/quotpovertyquotasubject/index.html
Tallys Corner
Tallys Corner
Tally’s Corner 10/31/03 Liebow’s groundbreaking work Tally’s Corner studies the culture of Negro Streetcorner Men. The topic of this book is to understand low-income urban Negroes. Liebow begins by tying to immerse the reader into the shadowy and gloomy work that the black have to endure every day. He paints the images of an unyielding white middle class who will give nothing but the leftovers to their black brothers; further, that the whites take advantage of the blacks many ways. One of the ex
Why Teen Pregnancy is a Concern
Why Teen Pregnancy is a Concern
Why Teen Pregnancy is a Concern Teen Pregnancy is a concern in many countries. In this paper a teen is defined as a male or female between the ages of 14-20. Of the Western industrialized nations, the United States has one of the highest teen birth rates. In the United States approximately 905,000 teens become impregnated each year: 9.4% of our youth population. Of this group an estimated 78% of pregnancies were unintended and in 40% of the cases the teen was under the age of 20. Although the nu
Dalits the untouchables
Dalits the untouchables
Dalits the untouchables A Dalit is not considered to be part of the human society, but something, which is beyond that. Dalits are seen as polluting for higher caste people. If a higher caste Hindu is touched by an untouchable or even had a Dalit's shadow across them, they consider themselves to be polluted and have to go through a rigorous series of rituals to be cleansed. In India there are approximately 240 million Dalits. This means that nearly 25% of the population is Dalit. It also means t
Women and RIGHTS
Women and RIGHTS
“Women” and RIGHTS The international organizations and communities made strong commitments to gender equality and the empowerment of women at United Nations conferences during the past decades. Many organizations have come ahead with their endeavor to equalize gender inequality. Results have been very little, not because of any lapses by them but the major obstacle to equal opportunity is the social structure that discourages women’s economic growth. Can be achieved only by joint efforts of pare
SEXUALITY OF WOMEN IN EASTERN TURKEY
SEXUALITY OF WOMEN IN EASTERN TURKEY
SEXUALITY OF WOMEN IN EASTERN TURKEY Overall in many societies, the rights and the status of women have improved considerably in the last century. However, when compared with men, women are still unequally treated in the sense of traditional rituals. Although it differs between countries, cultures and societies, mostly in male-dominated societies, women are expected to obey some certain rules that men do not have to. It is these rules and social perceptions that challenge the evolution of women
Youth Culture
Youth Culture
Youth Culture Introduction. It has been suggested that drug use has become normalised amongst young people over recent years? Acknowledgment towards, drugs nowadays is becoming more openly talked about and societies liberal approach into why young people take drugs and why young people create cultures are becoming mildly accepted. Many people will argue that drugs have always been a part of everyday life, and have been involved in many youth cultures, for example young people in the sixties whic
Fitness and Training Principles
Fitness and Training Principles
Fitness and Training Principles Task One Fitness can be defined as “the ability to carry out daily tasks with vigour and alertness without undue fatigue and with ample energy to enjoy leisure time pursuits and to meet unforeseen emergencies” Ref – (ca.geocities.com/cancer42ca/definitions.html) Fitness can be broken down into motor fitness “this is the capability to perform successfully at a particular game.” Ref- (Physical Education and Sport Studies) And also physical fitness “this is the capab
Steriods
Steriods
Steriods The controversial issue of steroid abuse is among the most popular of the controlled substance problems. Steroid usage in sports has many moral and ethical questions, but this has not always been the case. This situation with steroid is a case of sociocultural evolution as an adaptive process. This implies that a rational response has been created based on the social patterns concerning anabolic steroids. It also means that as the problem changed, the response to the problem also change
Computer Games and Violence A Child's Friend or Foe
Computer Games and Violence A Child's Friend or Foe
Computer Games and Violence: A Child's Friend or Foe? There can be no doubt that the world is advancing at a rapid pace, especially when it concerns technology. There are many aspects of computerization and since everyday routines revolve alot around computers, it is important to study the effects they may have on people. In order to target a focal point, this essay will refer to the research that has been done on children and/or adolescents. The subject of this essay will deal with the effects
Australian Copyright
Australian Copyright
Australian Copyright The following essay will be on the effect ‘fair dealing’ has on the Australian Copyright Act. The focus will be on the use of ‘fair dealing’ for ‘research or study’ done by students in relation to the internet. To begin with copyright in general will be discussed. Then copyright law will be analysed focusing on the exemption of ‘fair dealing’ in relation to ‘research or study’ on the internet. Understanding how to use ‘fair dealing’ is important for students at all levels of
Does the Internet Bring Freedom
Does the Internet Bring Freedom
Does the Internet Bring Freedom? Will the Internet make the world more free? Some would answer with a resounding yes. Consider, for example, the views of John Perry Barlow of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, who has declared in his widely-circulated Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace (1996): Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind….I declare the global social space we are building to be naturally independent
Reaching IT to Rural India
Reaching IT to Rural India
Reaching IT to Rural India The past decade has witnessed a phenomenal growth in the Indian Economy primarily fuelled by the service sector (48% of the GDP). The main contributor to this service sector has been the Information Technology Industry that earns about US $8 billion from exports. Hence it comes as no surprise that India is being hailed as the new IT Powerhouse. Having said that, it becomes interesting to study the contribution of this growth engine in the lives of about 70% of the 1 bi
Life or Death Who Chooses
Life or Death Who Chooses
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 human life was to be
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime In 1996 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $15.2 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $5.1 billion in the North America alone. Some sources put the total up-to-date losses, due to software crime, as high as $4.7 trillion. On the next page is a regional breakdown of software piracy losses for 1994. Estimates show that over 40 percent of North American software company revenues are generated overseas, yet nearly
Landscape Architecture as a Career
Landscape Architecture as a Career
Landscape Architecture as a Career A landscape architect is an individual who arranges and modifies the effects of natural scenery over a tract of land so as to produce the best aesthetic effect for the land^Òs use. Landscape architecture is the design profession which applies artistic, cultural, and scientific knowledge to the design, planning, and development of the land. Landscape architects accept certain responsibilities related to the health and welfare of the public and are concerned with
Abortion Life or Death - Who Chooses
Abortion Life or Death - Who Chooses
Abortion: Life or Death - Who Chooses Matchmaker.com: Sign up now for a free trial. Date Smarter! Abortion: Life or Death - Who Chooses In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as our 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 Medi
Components of the Marketing Plan
Components of the Marketing Plan
Components of the Marketing Plan I. Situation Analysis: Where are we now? A. Historical Background The coffee tree is native to Ethiopia. From there it spread throughout the Middle East. Until the 17th Century all the coffee of commerce came from Arabia. Slowly, the efforts of Dutch merchants spread cultivation to the East Indies. Coffee cultivation began in the Americas in the early 1700’s. Most of the coffee trees of the Western Hemisphere are said to be descended from a single plant. It was c
Effects on Children
Effects on Children
Effects on Children When Both Parents are Employed Socio-economic conditions in North America have contributed to the need for dual incomes for families. Economically, the number of two parent families below the poverty line would increase to an estimated 78% if they were to become single income families. (Ontario Women's Directorate 9) Socially, it was the norm, in the past, for women to stay at home having a more expressive role in the family; taking care of the children and providing emotiona
Capitalism  The Cause Of Slavery In The American South
Capitalism The Cause Of Slavery In The American South
Capitalism: The Cause Of Slavery In The American South The American South, had a social system which was distinct in many ways. There was an economy relative to the region, where class structure and a system of racial differences which caused the South to become unique to the rest of the nation. Historians such as James Henretta have said that Capitalism was the cause of all evil within the American South. American Capitalism defined by Max Weber is � a greed for gain�, and �acquisition by
Equal Pay
Equal Pay
Equal Pay Mike K. Essay on equal pay in the work place. In 1963, President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law, making it unlawful to discriminate against a worker on the basis of sex. Since that time, the wage gap between men and women in the United States has narrowed by just 15 cents, now being 74 cents, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau. Pay equality is most prevalent for the 16 to 24 age group, in which women earn more than 90 percent of what men do; however, the gap becomes 75 pe
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering Choosing a career is very important in a person�s life. One needs to think about the things that interest them and what kind of lifestyle they want to have. Some things a person should think about are what qualifications are needed, what type of training is necessary, and the future need of the career they choose. Some other things to consider would be how much money they will make, what is the probability of advancement, and does the career satisfy their need for an enjoy
Review Of Shakespear s  The Tempest
Review Of Shakespear s The Tempest
Review Of Shakespear's The Tempest Why is it that people fawn Shakespeare and have unreasonably high reguard for his works, including The Tempest, and label them as �immortal classics�? Indeed Shakespeare�s works had great significance in the evolution of English literature, but these works, including The Tempest are mostly devoid of significance and literary value in the present day. One can expect to gain little educational benefit of the english language or hightened apreciation for f
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sing .
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sing .
� I Know Why The Caged Bird Sing�. Maya Angelo�s, I know why the caged bird sing is an interesting and inspirational story. Although it had many unfortunate situation for Maya it seemed she always overcame her difficulties. As I read the book I stopped and put myself in her place. I felt her pain as she was walking down the isle in the church looking for the all colored bathroom, and she had no choice but to go to the bathroom right there and then. Her embarrassment really made me feel ove
Aids
Aids
Aids AIDS - What's new ? ------------------- Is the message getting through? We already know enough about AIDS toprevent its spread, but ignorance, complacency, fear and bigotry continue to stop many from taking adequate precautions to stop the risk of getting the aids virus. We know enough about how the infection is transmitted to protect ourselves from it without resorting to such extremes as mandatory testing, enforced quarantine or total celibacy. But too few people are getting the AIDS mess
Child Sexual Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse Sexual abuse plagues people of all shapes, sizes, ethnicity's, and backgrounds. It can include anything from making a sexual reference, to someone feeling uncomfortable and even rape. In this project, we will break down the different types of sexual abuse and explain why they occur all over the world, every single day. First it is best to define the most violent kind of sexual abuse, which is rape. Rape is the forceful or non-forceful attempt or action of a sexual act done to
Issue In Institutional Racism
Issue In Institutional Racism
Issue In Institutional Racism The history of the United States is one of duality. In the words of the Declaration of Independence, our nation was founded on the principles of equality in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Yet, long before the founders of the newly declared state met in Philadelphia to espouse the virtues of self-determination and freedom that would dubiously provide a basis for a secessionary war, those same virtues were trampled upon and swept away with little regard.
Save The Internet
Save The Internet
Save The Internet Did you know that 83.5% of the images available on the Internet were pornographic (Kershaw)? Did you know that pornography on the Internet is readily available to curious little children who happen to bump into them? Today, the Internet which has only become popular several years ago, is unequivocally one of the most revolutionary innovations in the computer world. The information superhighway has changed peoples' lives dramatically and have created many new exciting opportunit
Racism is a certain kind of prejudice, based on faulty reasoning and
Racism is a certain kind of prejudice, based on faulty reasoning and
Racism is a certain kind of prejudice, based on faulty reasoning and inflexible generalizations toward a specific group. The word prejudice comes from the Latin noun praejudicium, which means a judgment based on previous decisions formed before the facts were known. If a person allows their prejudiced beliefs to block the progress of another, it is discrimination. Those who exclude all members of a race from certain types of employment, housing, political rights, educational opportunities, or a
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action “Affirmative action was orginally designed to help minorities, but women-especially white women-have made the greatest gains as a result of these programs”(Gross, 1996). Affirmative action is a growing argument among our society. It is multifaceted and very often defined vaguely. Many people define affirmative action as the ability to strive for equality and inclusiveness. Others might see it as a quote-based system for different minority groups. I agree and support affirmativ
Gun Control a term that refers to the management of firearms in an eff
Gun Control a term that refers to the management of firearms in an eff
Gun Control, a term that refers to the management of firearms in an effort to reduce the criminal use of these weapons. (MICROSOFT (R) ENCARTA 1995) In the early 1990s there were more than 200 million privately owned guns in the United States, which makes it plain to see why there are arguments for and against even the smallest amount of gun control. The Second Admendment to the Constitution of the United States, guarantees “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.”
Footprints on the Subway Grate
Footprints on the Subway Grate
Footprints on the Subway Grate. If there was any one woman in Hollywood who could live forever, any one lady who would live in the American hearts as the goddess of showbiz it would be Marilyn Monroe. She dazzled the public as the sex symbol of Hollywood. Her beauty, grace and charm immortalized her. But, surprisingly enough, Marilyn Monroe lives on, not because she was a wonderful actress, but because of her risque actions, her child like sexy behavior and the puzzlement of her refusal of happi
 Her powerful reason would have deduced new spheres of discovery from
Her powerful reason would have deduced new spheres of discovery from
Her powerful reason would have deduced new spheres of discovery from the knowledge of the old; and her strong, imperious will would never have been daunted by opposition or difficulty; never have given way but with life. M. Heger on Emily Bronte.1 Throughout her life time, Emily Bronte was a self-imposed recluse from society, living in the confines of the hellish and quite savage moors of Yorkshire. It is in this isolation that she found the inspiration and strength of emotion to write such p
Earthquakes Causes Mapping and Predicting
Earthquakes Causes Mapping and Predicting
Earthquakes: Causes, Mapping, and Predicting Throughout history, man has made many advancements. These advancements have been made to make life easier. The one thing man can't do is to control Mother Nature. Mother Nature can cause many things such as earthquakes. The causes of earthquakes have been theorized in many ways. According to the book Predicting Earthquakes by Gregory Vogt, the Greeks, blamed the earthquakes on Poseidon, god of the sea(25). The Hindu believed that the earth was a pl