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Conservatism  Judaism
Conservatism Judaism
Conservatism, Judaism Conservative Judaism: Inception, History and Way Of Life �The term �Conservative� had been attached to the moderates by the Reformers because the moderates had branded them as radicals. This name hardly describes the movement aptly. Conservative Judaism, is the American version of the principles of positive historical Judaism. The conservatives accept the findings of modern scholarship that Judaism is the product of a long period of growth and evolution. However, this
Limiting Children s Access To Internet Pornography
Limiting Children s Access To Internet Pornography
Limiting Children�s Access To Internet Pornography Pornography is one of mankind�s most revered, respected, and repulsed pastimes. Adults can use pornography to relieve stress, enhance their sex lives, or simply as a means of entertainment. One of the easiest and most popular ways of obtaining pornographic material is over the Internet. The only downside is that the Internet is accessible to children; therefore, pornography is accessible to children. While adults should have limitless access
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
Both entertainment and education have been integrals parts of the huma
Both entertainment and education have been integrals parts of the huma
Both entertainment and education have been integrals parts of the human experience since the beginnings of time. Many scholars insist that the two institutions often serve jointly, with entertainers and entertainment serving as a main source of education. There is little argument, then, that in addition to generally appealing to the masses, entertainers have regularly fulfilled the role of a teacher to typically unsuspecting audiences. Entertainers have served as educators throughout history, fr
Brave New World opens in a technically advanced future world In the be
Brave New World opens in a technically advanced future world In the be
Brave New World opens in a technically advanced future world. In the beginning of this book, we see the Director of World Hatcheries lead the new hatchery students on a tour of a Conditioning Center in London where babies are produced in bottles and pre-sorted to determine which class level they will be born into. These class levels range from Alpha-plus, the highest level, to Epsilon-minus, the lowest. There are no parents, and babies are conditioned from birth to learn certain behaviors. All d
 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
Three Universal Deadly Sins
Three Universal Deadly Sins
Three Universal Deadly Sins Throughout history, mankind has looked back to the past, to seek the truth about morals, religion, and how they both impact and define civilization. Stories and myths from ancient Greece show overbearing resemblance to our own Bible as both shun the many temptations of our soul either by teaching the value of a characteristic or warning of the ill fruits reaped. Dante Alighieri revealed in his Divine Comedy that Pride, Envy, and Avarice are the three sparks, [the t
Reading literature that explores another culture serves as a vast and
Reading literature that explores another culture serves as a vast and
Reading literature that explores another culture serves as a vast and positive learning experience. By providing material that not necessarily relates to the reader's background, a multicultural curriculum opens up the opportunity for a reader to absorb the material as is, without the interference of previously gained information or prejudices. Such materials have a tendency to immediately interest and captivate the reader, and therefore can easily integrate in the book cultural and historical f
The Rainmaker
The Rainmaker
The Rainmaker The world is full of great novels. From Sherlock Holmes to the three musketeers. As the years progress more novels are written and more money is made. John Grisham is a rising star in literature. His books have enticed readers and has given the people something good to read. What makes his books great is that they are so realistic. He applies his personal law and trial knowledge into the books he writes. What it is about ? It was his last semester of law school. Rudy Baylor was ass
Since its publishing in 1934 by Obelisk Press in Paris Tropic of Cance
Since its publishing in 1934 by Obelisk Press in Paris Tropic of Cance
Since its publishing in 1934 by Obelisk Press in Paris, Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller has been the object at over 60 attempts to subdue this novel as obscene. For almost thirty years, the book was barred from import into the United States by the federal Tariff Act of 1930. In 1961, Grove Press, with the Supreme Court decision to allow publication of Lady Chatterleys Lover, decided to publish Tropic of Cancer in hardback. Once published, it was sold in stores as hardback without incident. In
Lord of the Flies was written by Wilson Golding and was first
Lord of the Flies was written by Wilson Golding and was first
Lord of the Flies was written by Wilson Golding and was first published in 1959. It is a novel about a group of kids who were traveling in a plane that crashed on a desert island. It is an adventure story. William Gerald Golding was born on September 19, 1911, in Cornwall, England. His father was a schoolmaster and his mother worked in the suffragette movement. Golding complied with his parents' wishes and studied science from his grammar school days through his second year at college. However,
Get Gonzo Not Your Cuddly Blue Haired Journalism
Get Gonzo Not Your Cuddly Blue Haired Journalism
Get Gonzo: Not Your Cuddly Blue Haired Journalism Gonzo Journalism finds its roots in New Journalism but takes it to the extreme. And no one else can do it like Hunter S. Thompson can do it (Hart 1). It is hard to deny this cult author the credit that is due him after a work of journalism/ literature/ fantasy like Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the heart of the American Dream. It is a savage, twisted tale of two hard core drug abusers, one a journalist and the other, a la
A Study in Scarlet was written in 1887 by Sir Arthur Doyle
A Study in Scarlet was written in 1887 by Sir Arthur Doyle
A Study in Scarlet was written in 1887 by Sir Arthur Doyle. It was a mysterious case of love, murder, and revenge. Mr. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson used the science of deduction to solve this mysterious case and catch the killer. The first section of the book took place in 1878 in London, England. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson shared an apartment together on 221b Baker street. The first murder was held in Lauriston Gardens. The second murder took place in Hallidays Private Hotel. The se
Cultural Values as a Mirror of French Literature
Cultural Values as a Mirror of French Literature
Cultural Values as a Mirror of French Literature The literature of a country is affected and influenced by how the people of that country live. This paper will prove that The French Revolution greatly influenced 19th Century French Romanticism. First, the cultural values of the revolution will be identified. Then, the different aspects of Romanticism will be presented. The cultural values of The French Revolution and Romanticism will then be linked. Finally, literary examples will be shown to su
The Vampire Woman
The Vampire Woman
The Vampire Woman Describing the mysterious societies of vampires, Anne Rice uses an ornate prose style and her tragic past to draw readers into her novels. As a contemporary author she has made many positive contributions to literature. From the Mayfair house on First Street to the deck of cards that Lestat uses to play Solitaire, things from Rice's life turn up everywhere in her books. Anne lived in both New Orleans and San Francisco for quite some time and is very fond of them, and is especia
My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close
My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close
My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close My life closed twice before its close-- It yet remains to see If Immortality unveil A third event to me So huge, so hopeless to conceive As these that twice befell. Parting is all we know of heaven, And all we need of hell. A paradox is a statement which contains apparently opposing or incongrous elements which, when read together, turn out to make sense. The first line is paradoxical in that there are separate meanings for the words closed and close --
The country of Chile is located in western South America The condition
The country of Chile is located in western South America The condition
The country of Chile is located in western South America. The conditions vary with the mountains, deserts, and beaches. Climate The climate is one condition that may vary within different regions. The country extends a long distance from north to south. There is a lack of rainfall to the north. there the air is able to hold much of the moisture. Middle Chile has hot, dry summers and cool, moist winters. The temperatures aren't often extreme. The warmest month, January, averages 63.7 degrees Fere
Maya
Maya
Maya {my'-uh} The ancient Maya were a group of American Indian peoples who lived in southern Mexico, particularly the present-day states of Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan, and Quintana Roo, and in Belize, Guatemala, and adjacent Honduras. Their descendants, the modern Maya, live in the same regions today, in both highlands and lowlands, from cool highland plains ringed by volcanos to deep tropical rain forests. Through the region runs a single major river system, the Apasion-Usumacinta and
The conflict in the Balkans is interesting because for years reporters
The conflict in the Balkans is interesting because for years reporters
The conflict in the Balkans is interesting because for years, reporters and politicians have touted it as being the result of ancient ethnic hatred but that isnt the case. This class has taught me, if nothing else, that the people of this region lived together peacefully for centuries and any conflicts that have arose among people were based not on ethnic origin but other things like class, ruling party, and so on. In fact, any problems that have arose in the former Yugoslavia have more to do
In The middle of the Eleventh Century The tranquillity of the eastern
In The middle of the Eleventh Century The tranquillity of the eastern
In The middle of the Eleventh Century The tranquillity of the eastern Mediterranean seemed assured for many years to come, but little did the people know what was ahead . This, thus embark us on a journey back into the First Crusade. In this paper I will be discussing the events that lead up to the first in a long line of crusades. I will also be mentioning the lives of some of the crusaders through letters that they wrote. The crusades were a time of confusion for most people, yet today we loo
ISDN VS cABLE MODEMS
ISDN VS cABLE MODEMS
ISDN VS. cABLE MODEMS 1.0 Introduction The Internet is a network of networks that interconnects computers around the world, supporting both business and residential users. In 1994, a multimedia Internet application known as the World Wide Web became popular. The higher bandwidth needs of this application have highlighted the limited Internet access speeds available to residential users. Even at 28.8 Kilobits per second (Kbps)the fastest residential access commonly available at the time of this
Transcendentalism a philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual
Transcendentalism a philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual
Transcendentalism: a philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual over the empirical(Websters dictionary, 1993) The impact the transcendental movement had on American literature cannot be underestimated. Reawakening an interest in the great problems of human nature and destiny, authors such as Emerson, Alcott and Brownson, for example, forced the transcendental movement into the path of Henry David Thoreau. (Spiller, 346) As a self proclaimed mystic, a transcendentalist, and a natur
Summer Reading
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Title: One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest Author: Ken Kesey Date of publication:1962 Authors Nationality: American I. List and describe 4 main characters: 2-3 sentences per character. 1.Randall McMurphy: A red headed Irish man sent to the asylum because of his aggressive behavior. Mcmurphy sees the lack of living in the ward, so he decides that it is his duty to liven things up a bit. 2. Chief Bromden: Chief Bromden is the narrator of this story and the person that this story is mai
Running Head Efficient Market Theory
Running Head Efficient Market Theory
Running Head: Efficient Market Theory Efficient Market Theory: A Contradiction of Terms Daniel W. L. Wung Baker College Center for Graduate Studies Table of Contents Table of Contents i Abstract 2 Discussion 1-1 References A-1 Abstract According to the Efficient Market Theory, it should be extremely difficult for an investor to develop a system that consistently selects stocks that exhibit higher than normal returns over a period of time. It should also not be possible for a company to cook t
The Hoa Lo Prison Camp
The Hoa Lo Prison Camp
The Hoa Lo Prison Camp During the Vietnam war many U.S. soldiers became prisoners of war (POWs). Some of those prisoners ended up in prisons such as the Hoa Lo prison. The Hoa Lo prison, located in the middle of the city of Hanoi, was nicknamed the Hanoi Hilton. It got this nickname because the building was formally the old Hotel Metropole. The prison was North Vietnams main penitentiary, and the Administrative headquarters for the countrys entire prison system. There were approximately one hu
The Framers of the Constitution were great clockmakers in the science
The Framers of the Constitution were great clockmakers in the science
The Framers of the Constitution were great clockmakers in the science of statecraft, and they did, with admirable ingenuity, put together an intricate machine, which promised to run indefinitely, and tell the time of the centuries. This statement, made by James M. Beck , praises our founding fathers and their ideals. Today, however, Mr. Beck and the authors of the Constitution would be outraged with the status of our government, especially Congress. They would see how truly expanded our govern
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou labeled as a feminist writer as well as being an African-American autobiographer set out to change all the opinionated barriers set by society towards blacks, women, and the poor. Through her childhood as well as her young womanhood she has faced hardships, growing up in Stamps, Arkansas divided by the color barrier Angelou has used these experiences as the backbone of her best writing. Brought up by her grandmother who raised her as well as her older
Macbethc1607 written by William Shakespeare is the tragic tale of Macb
Macbethc1607 written by William Shakespeare is the tragic tale of Macb
Macbeth(c.1607), written by William Shakespeare, is the tragic tale of Macbeth, a virtuous man, corrupted by power and greed. This tagedy could in fact be called A Tale of Two Theories. One theory suggests that the tragic hero, Macbeth, is led down an unescapable road of doom by an outside force, namely fate in the form of the three witches. The second suggests that there is no supernatural force working against Macbeth, which therefore makes him responsible for his own actions and inevitable
CONTENT ON THE INTERNET FREE OR FETTERED
CONTENT ON THE INTERNET FREE OR FETTERED
CONTENT ON THE INTERNET: FREE OR FETTERED? Focus: This paper examines the nature of the problem caused by potentially offensive material on the Internet and summarizes current efforts to regulate content, along with reactions to those efforts. 1. Introduction: what is the problem? Earlier last year, anyone could have been forgiven for believing that the world had just discovered the Internet, and that it had, in the process, concluded that the Internet was awash with pornographic images, drugs i
Overview
Overview
Overview Born : March 24, 1919 Birthplace : Yonkers, New York Lawrence Ferlinghetti poet, innovator, and publisher, received his M.A. from Columbia University in 1948 and his doctorate from the Sorbonne in 1950. Ferlinghettti spent 1941to 1945 in the U.S. Navy, serving as a command officer during the Normandy invasion. After the war, Ferlinghetti worked for Time magazine in the mail room. He eventually left this tedious dead-end job to attend Columbia in pursuit of his literary career. Inspire
On Beowulf
On Beowulf
On Beowulf Beowulf was the first great English literary masterpiece. In this epic story, Grendel, the monster, is portrayed as a being that was representative of pure evil who possessed an animal cunning for killing, and, at the same time, was a creature tragic enough to be pitied. Additionally, he possessed a childlike innocence and a very simplistic way of viewing his surroundings and his actions. Grendel was one of two horrible monsters that lived below the sea near the land of the Scylding
Poetry and Unity
Poetry and Unity
Poetry and Unity Carolyn Forche uses silence, speech and memory to show political and personal space exists in experience. Throughout The Country Between Us, Forche presents different stories of suffering, revealing the way politics intersects personal freedom, consciousness and behavior. As Forche reveals in her writing, people tend to forget that politics shades perceptions. In an interview by David Montenegro, Forche said: Sometimes, in the course of speaking about Central America, the subj
Symbolism is a part of everyday life There is symbolism on the streets
Symbolism is a part of everyday life There is symbolism on the streets
Symbolism is a part of everyday life. There is symbolism on the streets, cars, houses, and in what people wear. There is symbolism in color. Symbolism is indicated by how a person presents themselves and especially by some of the characters in Great Expectations. To me, symbolism is important. Colors are used to symbolize values and emotion. The color red stands for love and respect. When someone receives a red rose for Valentines Day, it usually means someone loves and respects that person. Se
Ecclesiastes is written from the point of view of a man looking back o
Ecclesiastes is written from the point of view of a man looking back o
Ecclesiastes is written from the point of view of a man looking back on life in order to discover its meaning. It is classified as Wisdom Literature, but also belongs to, and is the exclusive member of a special category of philosophical context (Unger 1069). It contains a negative view of wisdom and illustrates the vanity (emptiness and futility) of all that is under the sun to natural man. It is, for the most part, accepted as being written around 940 BCE. I will attempt to interpret these p
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace on N
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace on N
: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace on Nov. 30, 1874. His father was Lord Randolph Churchill, who descended directly from the 1st duke of Marlborough, of whom Winston was to write a biography. His mother was Jennie Jerosme, an American.Churchill's childhood was unhappy. He spent most of his time at school, something he didn't really love. His teachers caracterized him as bright, but stubborn and obstinate. He loved to read history and poetry, however, and was fasc
Mythology is found in every culture that a person can image From the G
Mythology is found in every culture that a person can image From the G
Mythology is found in every culture that a person can image. From the Greeks, to Egyptians, to the Celtics. According to The American Heritage Dictionary, mythology is: a body of myths about the origin and history of a people. Although each culture's myth's are different, they are also alike in ways. Characters may have different names and back rounds but they do a lot of the same activities and rituals. However, in each of the myths told, each region, whether it be Greek, or Celtic, there are a
When the topic of a Puritanical society is brought up most people thin
When the topic of a Puritanical society is brought up most people thin
When the topic of a Puritanical society is brought up, most people think of a rigorous, conservative, highly devout society. While this may have usually been the case, this was not always so. The Puritan society was also known not to act out of brotherly, Christian love, but to cruelly lash out on those who sinned or were deemed unfit for society. Two works of literature that display both aspects of this society very accurately are The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and The Crucible, by
Tales of romance lust and unrequited love are being published daily an
Tales of romance lust and unrequited love are being published daily an
Tales of romance, lust, and unrequited love are being published daily and our literary history is full of examples. From Romeo and Juliet to Baywatch authors have strived to express the emotion of love. The Romantic movement in American literature greatly expanded the love story genre. In Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter he writes of adultery in a Puritan village. The story deals with the relationship between Hester Prynne, a young bride awaiting her husband, and Arthur Dimmsdale, an inspi
Hester's Devotion
Hester's Devotion
Hester's Devotion The Romantic movement in American literature greatly expanded the love story genre. In Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter he writes of adultery in a Puritan village. The story deals with the relationship between Hester Prynne, a young bride awaiting her husband, and Arthur Dimmsdale, an inspired Puritan minister who is beloved by the populace. Do Hester and Dimmsdale truly love each other? Hester does indeed love Dimmsdale, but the love is not returned by the preacher. It is
Terrorism In the United States
Terrorism In the United States
Terrorism In the United States Over the past few years the United States have become more vulnerable to terrorist attacks. There have been newspaper headlines that described the World Trade Center bombing, the Unabomber's arrest, and the bombings in Oklahoma City and Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. Though investigators didn't find evidence that an explosion caused the crash of TWA Flight 800 was a bomb, the airline security has risen drastically. While the lawmakers debate which steps to tak
When And Why Did Communism Emerge
When And Why Did Communism Emerge
When And Why Did Communism Emerge? Communism is a concept or system of society in which the major resources and means of production are owned by the community rather than by individuals. This concept has been around since Platos Republic, but it reemerged in mid-19th century due to many causes. Some are more obvious than others, and in this paper I would like to discuss, in length, when and why did communism emerge. Some minor aspects of communism were seen in ancient Oriental societies. For ex
The effects of computers on education
The effects of computers on education
The effects of computers on education According to Downing (1991), Computer technology has introduced several social changed in the world in general and American society in particular changes which cannot and should not be overlooked by educators whose job it is to prepare young people to function successfully within this new Society. The purpose of this is paper is to social changes that have occurred and social changes that can be expected to occur by the year 2000. The benefits and the proble
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
: INTRODUCTION The genre of science fiction is often looked down upon as the refuge of acne-scarred teenagers or for those not capable of dealing with the real world. Granted, a large amount of science fiction is geared towards these people. But there is a greater amount of science fiction that is serious literature. It would be more proper to call this type of writing speculative fiction. Speculative fiction, as such, is an exploration of the potential of mankind and the horrors or glories that
Methodology
Methodology
Methodology Throughout this study, consisting college usa 1997 spring term, we met with several employees of a really big firm to discuss our main objectives. Secondary research which included library periodicals and Internet web sites focusing on college students and observations about them. In addition, primary data was collected from college usa students which accounted for a wide variety of majors, interests and backgrounds. Primary research included two surveys of students media interests a
This paper is written largely from personal experience I had the aids
This paper is written largely from personal experience I had the aids
This paper is written largely from personal experience. I had the aids of the few books, magazines and Internet articles on the subject of graffiti. Being a spraycan artist and a hip hop DJ I feel that I am an expert in the field and can competently speak about the general consensus and feelings of those in the hip hop community. I am an active part of the community and encounter the people involved on a daily basis. Art is one of few things in this world that is tangible yet intangible, it can
The Cracked Mirror The Minor Characters
The Cracked Mirror The Minor Characters
The Cracked Mirror: The Minor Characters It is reasonable to wonder what Shakespeare had in mind while writing Hamlet. After all, Shakespeare wasn't a philosopher or historian, or even a literary critic. He was a playwright. He didn't leave us critical essays examining his work. It is left to us to examine his work and decide for ourselves, if we care to, what Shakespeare was thinking. Did he know that he was writing a drama of deep psychological significance, a play which would eventually be vi
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction On March 26, my peers and I visited Fort Tilden, the first of two ecosystems we were to observe. At this specific site we were interested in the interaction of living and nonliving things in this environmental ecosystem. On April 2, we visited Plumb Beach, our second ecosystem we observed. Both beaches are part of Gateway National Recreation Area. During these lab periods we attentively examined and inspected several sand danes. There are several different kinds of ecosystems. An ec
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION Many adults who graduate from high school immediately enter careers that do not require a college degree. Indeed, the majority of the adult population of the United States of America does not have college degrees. And the lack of degree is not a stigma. Vocations usually do not require degrees. Certainly the many trade vocations in the building industry do not require college degrees, but instead either vocational training, on-the-job training, and combinations of both. The same ap
Lord of the flies
Lord of the flies
lord of the flies Literature: Book Report #3 1. The title of my novel is Lord of The Flies. It is written by a well known author William Golding. This book is a classic. The books copyright year was 1954. It was published by The Putnam Publishing group. Its is therefore considered a Perigee book. 2. This story takes place on an island in an ocean. It is never mentioned where it is located in the real world. The island is tropical and shaped like a boat. At the low end are the jungle and the orc
The Stranger
The Stranger
The Stranger Camus, Albert. The Stranger (LEtranger). Penguin Books, London, 1969. The Stranger is the story of Patrice Meursault, a young bachelor growing up in French Algeria. In many ways, he lives a normal life for single man in his twenties: working as a clerk in an office; hanging out with the various local characters, and picking up girls at the local swimming pool. However, behind this seemingly normal facade he is very different from anyone else. Meursault does not have any of the no