With Or Without You Causation - 1,523 words
"See the stone set in your eyes, see the thorn twist in your side. I'll wait, for you. Slide of hand and twist of fate, on a bed of nails see makes me wait. And I'll wait, without you, with or without you, with or without you. Through the storm we reach the shore, you give it all but I want more. And I'm waiting for you, with or without you. With or without you, I can't live with or without you." (U2 3.) My name is Jack. I want to tell you how I feel right now, but it cannot be placed into words. You can only put yourself in my shoes and imagine what I am going through right now. By understanding the causes, you can understand the effect. Maybe you have been there too. My story starts four m ...
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Multiple Causation Theory Of Leukemia - 1,920 words
Leukemia is a malignant disease of the bone marrow and blood. It is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of blood cells. The term leukemia has a Latin derivation. Leuko means white and heme is blood. Therefore the word leukemia literally means white blood. The common types of leukemia are divided into four major categories: myelogenous and lymphocytic, which can then be divided into acute or chronic. Thus, the four major types of leukemia are acute or chronic myelogenous leukemia and acute or chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Acute leukemia involves the most primitive types of leukemia cells. It is a rapidly progressing disease that results in the accumulation of immature cells in the marrow ...
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Youth Violence - 1,029 words
Are we solving youth violence by sending minors to jail in adult prisons? In the article Tough Justice for Juveniles author Edward Humes discusses the underlining problems with the Juvenile Justice System. In this article Humes claims in paragraph 2 that: Our national fixation with meting out adult punishments to young criminals has blinded us to the underling crisisthe juvenile systems shocking inability to impose meaningful penalties, or even supervision, on offenders before they become the predators we so fear. Personally, I agree with the Humes, the Juvenile Justice System is so readily willing to punish young criminals to the furthest extent of the law. In most cases without even consid ...
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How Can Domestic Violence Be Explained - 1,330 words
... milies who are prone to domestic violence, it cannot be possible to rely solely on stresses as an explanation of abuse. Most social-economic/socio-demographically stressed men do not abuse their partners. Another explanation of domestic violence that has been much researched and documented is that of learned behaviour which is sometimes known as the cycle of violence. These well-documented studies show that domestic violence may occur when a child has been exposed to, witnessed or experienced domestic violence in their family origin. One such study carried out by Strauss et al (1979) found that there was a clear trend for violence in childhood to produce violence in adult life; Violence ...
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The Dss Adoption Process - 1,919 words
Ecological theories stress the need to understand development in terms of the everyday environment in which children are reared, a need fervently advocated by Bronfenbrenner, who argues that "much of contemporary developmental psychology is the science of the strange behavior of children in strange situations with strange adults for the briefest possible periods of time" (Bronfenbrenner, 1977, p513). I believe that I will find the DSS adoption process to be very intricate and complex. In October 1997 Diana Smith and her husband Mark decided that they wanted to add to their family. They explored different options and decided upon adoption. They also decided upon certain criteria. They did not ...
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The Cosmological Argument - 1,617 words
The cosmological argument was first introduced by Aristotle and later refined in western Europe by the celebrated Christian theologian, Thomas Aquinas (d.1274 CE). In the Islamic tradition, it was adopted by Al-Kindi, and Ibn Rushd (Averroes). The argument has several forms, the basic first-cause argument runs as follows. Every event must have a cause, and each cause must in turn have its own cause, and so forth. Hence, there must either be an infinite regress of causes or there must be a starting point or first cause. Aquinas and Al-Kindi reject the notion of an infinite regress and insist that there must be a first cause, and the first cause must be God, the only uncaused being. Another fo ...
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Existence Of God - 1,424 words
Existence of God or the Lack There of Philosophers and theologians have always searched a way to prove the existence or non-existence of God. Many of these philosophers have made valid points for their views on the subject. Philosophers such as Saint Thomas Aquinas, Decartes, and John Locke argued for the existence of God while others, such as Rowe and Hume, searched for ways to disprove the arguments that these philosophers stated. Saint Thomas Aquinas had five ways in which he proved the existence of God. The first of which dealt with proving the existence of God through the idea of motion. By studying the works of Aristotle he concluded that an object in motion must be put into motion by ...
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Constitutional Law - 3,852 words
Two foundations of our government, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. -Individual rights from God, give up some liberty to the state. -States do not give up their own sovereignty. -absolute power corrupts. fed. v. state Central govt of seperated powers, the three branches of limited and separate power. 1st Attempt, the Articles of Confederation. The constitution protects individuals from the government, places restrictions on the govt. I Discussion of the Supreme Court and other federal courts. II Governmental bodies created by the constitution A. Struggle between Federal v. Federal B. Struggle between Federal v. State III Struggles between the Govt (state and/or federal) ...
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Constitutional Law - 3,822 words
... between two states, the sup. ct. gives the case to a special master in a trial with original jurisdiction. ***Can congress take away all appellate jurisdiction? The ct. will say it would be unconstitutional. Congress can seek help from the Pres. to take away a judges salary. -Sup. ct. first met in N.Y. in 1719. -In 1920 Certioriari was created. Gave sup. ct. the right to choose whether they wanted to hear. Exception, they had to hear all appellate cases. -1988, now they decide what they want to hear. 1. When the decision has a consequence of general significance, not only affects one individual. 2. When there is a split in the federal circuits for the need of uniformity. -The rule of 4: ...
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Democracy - 2,412 words
... h a mind and a body. The oldest question of philosophy besides "What Am I?" is "What is Reality?" If we accept everything we see, then we have no unanswered question as to reality. But we still must deal with "What Am I?" Brahman is The Self, the immortal, the fearless. When one is sound asleep, composed, serene and knows no dream, that is the self. There are two terms that denotes The Self-Java and Atman. In Java it denotes the apparent self (not real), and in Atman it denotes the true self. Every person has a biological life in so long as our organs function. Your life will go on but you also have a psychological life-the life of your mind. It is possible to have one without the other. ...
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Descartes Vs Hume - 1,641 words
Exploring the Epistemologys of Rene Descartes and David Hume Beginning in the 17th century, traditional ideas were being questioned by the new beginnings of science. Although many of the accomplishments during this scientific revolution were in astronomy and mechanics, very important advances along the whole borders of knowledge were also taking place. The revival of skepticism, brought about by these new concepts, had many philosophers seeking answers to questions such as: Do we know anything at all, and do the sciences give us knowledge of reality? Rene Descartes, whom many consider to be the father of modern philosophy, sought to kill skepticism for good. He gave his Cartesian quest for c ...
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Woburn - 630 words
The Woburn trial was an incredibly complex case involving thirty-three plaintiffs, two defendants, a mountain of conflicting hydro-geological and medical testimony regarding causation, and multiple claims including negligence, nuisance and emotional distress. That is why, in my professional opinion, Judge Skinner changed the complete outcome of the trial with his actions, concerning both the procedure of the trial, and his own personal interactions with myself. I believe that his actions should be reviewed, as it gave an unfair advantage to the defendants, assisting them in their goals in dulling my legal strategy. Given the complexity of the case, Judge Skinner's decision to divide the tria ...
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An Essay On Three Rebellious Figuresa Comparative Study - 1,238 words
... immortals except to the biggest Bodhisattvas. They think that they are superior, at least equal, to the Gods. However Song Jiang is not the same case. He is very loyal to the emperor. An imperials edict can make him do anything. Some may say thats because Paradise Lost and The Pilgrimage to the West are fairytales while Heroes of the Marshes is based on somewhat reality. Yes, man in reality always has his weakness, and the weakness is due to his social and historical background and his personality. Maybe thats why people like to read fairytales. Satan is a great hero when he addresses his fellow angels. He says: In dubious Battle on the Plains of Heavn, And shook his throne. What though ...
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The Black Box - 1,647 words
The aim of this study is to show that John Searles premises from which he derived his Chinese Room argument are false, therefore, his claim that strong artificial intelligence is not possible is invalid. Partisans of strong AI claim that in a question and answer sequence, not only is a machine simulating a human ability but also: a.) The machine can literally be said to understand the story and provide answers to questions b.) What the machine and its program do is explain the human ability to and answer questions about it. Searle originally developed this thought experiment to challenge the above claims that the appropriately programmed computer literally has cognitive states and that the p ...
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Penquin - 329 words
Theres a penguin in the middle of the ocean swimming around. All of a sudden he looks up and sees a helicopter flying over him carrying a sign that says RADIO RADIO!!! The person that told the joke laughed continuously suggesting that the punch line (radio radio) was the funniest thing she had ever heard. A very good friend of mine told the joke. Shes a high school student, most popular in the class, and plans on majoring in psychology. A group of about 15 people heard the joke. We had nothing in common except we all happened to be in Spanish class at the time. The point is to make sure everyone knows (except one person) the joke has absolutely no meaning but laugh anyway. In the end if the ...
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Ann Hopkins Case Analysis - 2,294 words
... umbia ruled in her favor on the question of liability, 618 F.Supp. 1109 (1985), and the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed. 263 U.S.App.D.C. 321, 825 F.2d 458 (1987). We granted certiorari to resolve a conflict among the Courts of Appeals concerning the respective burdens of proof of a defendant and plaintiff in a suit under Title VII when it has been shown that an employment decision resulted from a mixture of legitimate and illegitimate motives. I At Price Waterhouse, a nationwide professional accounting partnership, a senior manager becomes a candidate for partnership when the partners in her local office submit her name as a candidate. All of the other par ...
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Law Suit - 592 words
The topic that will be discussed in this paper is negligence. Negligence is any conduct which creates an unreasonable risk of foreseeable harm to another. There has to be risk involved in the case in order for there to be negligence. Therefore, if there is no risk involved, then there is no case for negligence. There are four basic elements of negligence that will be discussed in this paper. A plaintiff must prove in a court of law all four of the elements in order to win the case. The four elements of negligence are duty of care, breach of duty, causation, and injury. Also, there are four defenses of negligence that will be talked about in this paper. They are contributory negligence, assum ...
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Aids And Homosexuals - 1,106 words
Over the phone, I could hear quiet anguish in the mothers gentle contralto voice: We found out in late August. He sat us both down and told us his secret. Deep inside, I already knew. I guess Ive known for a long time, but I could not accept it. Hes my baby boy. How could he be a freak of nature? We couldnt talk about it. When he came home for Christmas, We talked about his job, his new home, and his new car. He and his brother talked about golf, and basketball, and everything else except that. Im so frightened. Suppose he gets it. Suppose he already has it. I dont want him to come home sick. I dont want other people taking care of my child. I dont want him to die. His father and I cant bri ...
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Sociology - 1,200 words
Sociological imagination can be defined as that quality of mind essential to grasp the interplay of man and society, of biography and history, of self and world (9). Sociological imagination is central to the study of society because it allows many of the personal troubles of individuals to be understood and solved on a broader, society-wide level. I have written many papers for many teachers and taken many tests for teachers. If I fail a test then it looks bad on me and my intelligence, but if half the class fails the test then the teachers test making skills have to be looked at, and possibly the failure of the test was because the teacher made a bad test or possibly the test was discrimin ...
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Aaaaaa - 5,323 words
... ngs. Three of the executives written testimonies discuss the proposed settlement the companies negotiated with the states' attorneys general. The details of this settlement are provided in the section that follows; however the principle issue in this posture is that it is strikingly different than the one used in the 1994 testimonies. Mr. Bible was the first chief executive called in the case, during the sixth week of testimony in the Warren E. Burger Federal Building. The following excerpts from his written statement on January 29, 1998 are provided to highlight the change in strategy the companies used in this round of hearings. "The opportunity that enactment of the Proposed Resolutio ...
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