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Evil Spirit Black Bile
1,497 wordsHealing Fiction: Literature and Medicine Introduction Melancholy is nearly as old as the universe, the scholars claim. Ancient Egyptian priests (approx. 4 thousand years ago) healed people who suffered from pathological state of anguish and boredom. Indian priests considered that boredom as well as other mental derangements is the result of diabolism and specially trained priests undertake efforts to conjure out devils. The phenomenon of melancholy as the condition that has been identified and t...
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Why Urban Economic Is Different From Mainstream Economics
1,139 wordsWhy Urban Economic is Different from Mainstream Economics. The main difference between urban economic and mainstream economics is that urban economic considers behavioral factors to be very important, when it comes to regulating economic relations, while mainstream economics suggest that peoples behavior is largely defined by motivations of profitability alone. The essence of urban economic contains in its very name. It is confined to urban area, where high density of population affects the laws...
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Teach Their Children Children At Home
2,911 wordsHome schooling (1) It is not a secret that the quality of public education in America has considerably dropped in last two decades. This tendency goes along with students increasing inability to identify public issues that are crucial to the effective functioning of democracy in this country. Many people point out to the fact that public schools in America are slowly turning into places where children learn the basics of crime, instead of receiving a factual knowledge. Therefore, parents express...
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Makes Me Feel Ideals Of Beauty
2,109 wordsThin Fad (1) There is no single woman in U. S. who does not take dietary issues close to heart. The so-called thin fad negatively affects lives of many people and allows various diet experts to continue making a lot of many on peoples naivety. In this paper we will try to prove that thin fad needs to be discussed in the context of decline of Western civilization, in order for us to understand its true significance. In the last few hundred years, before ancient Rome was being sacked by the barbar...
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Source Of Energy Problem Of Global Warming
1,596 words... one saying goes - the gust of wind, created by the sway of butterfly's wings, can develop into a storm. At the same time, it opens a theoretical possibility for us to influence weather, for as long as we know all weather-inducing variables. There is also another way of achieving greater reliability of wind harvesting, as the source of energy. The article Wind Power Gathers Speed, which can be found on the site of Australian Academy of Science, gives us an insight on how it can be accomplishe...
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360 wordsActuarial Science and me During my youth I was fascinated by application of mathematical and statistical methods to finance and insurance, particularly to risk assessment[ 1 ]. So I choose actuarial science as my work area. I deal with the financial impact of risk and uncertainty[ 2 ]. I have a deep understanding of financial security systems, their reasons for being, their complexity, their mathematics, and the way they work ([ 3 ], p. 7). I evaluate the likelihood of events and quantify the co...
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Hills Like White Elephants And Miss Brill
1,780 wordsHills Like White Elephants and Miss Brill (1) In this paper we will compare and contrast short stories Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield and Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway. Even though that they are being written in different style, both short stories revolve around the same theme of sexual frustration and social inadequateness, which turns itself into a boredom. Both, Mansfield and Hemingway refrain from imposing their points of view upon readers, while hoping that stories symbo...
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Legalize Marijuana Marijuana Legalization
385 wordsLegalize Marijuana More and more people realize that legalizing marijuana, on the level of State policy, is just a matter of time. It has been observed that Drug Prohibition laws proved to be really ineffective in governments war on drugs. The time has come to ask ourselves if this policy does not result in reducing the number of drug related crimes, why have it in the first place? Conservative politicians say it is unthinkable to even talk about reconsidering our present anti-drug laws. But why...
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Sense Of This Word Father Flynn
1,123 wordsDubliners James Joyce's novel Dubliners is a collection of seemingly odd stories that are united by the themes of death, corruption and spiritual decay. The characters portrayed in it, exhibit different psychological traits, however, they are all shown as being negatively affected by the obscure Catholic doctrine. Joyce was an outspoken critic of Christianity, which held back Irish cultural and social progress, before Ireland gained independence from Britain in 1922. Dubliners was written in 191...
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20 Th Century George Willard
1,964 wordsGeorge Willard It is not by sheer accident that Sherwood Anderson referred to his critically acclaimed novel Winesburg, Ohio as the book of grotesque. The stories of Winesburg's residents cannot be described as having anything in common, except for the fact that they are being related to Winesburg Eagle reporter George Willard. By adopting a very loose approach to connecting the chapters of his book, Anderson wanted to emphasize the absurdist nature of living in American small towns, at the begi...
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Men And Women Gender And Identity
1,543 wordsResponse to The Doll's House Henrik Ibsen's play Dolls House is commonly referred to as one of the finest examples of feminist literature of 19 th century. The theme of womens liberation is clearly present in it, although we cannot find an irrational aggressiveness in it, which we usually associate with feminism. Partially, this is due to the fact that play was written by a man, who did not have an identity crisis, while being simply interested in portraying women in realistic manner. Plays stor...
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Osama Bin Laden U S Government
2,402 wordsTerrorism Final Introduction According to famous saying one mans terrorist is another mans fighter for freedom. Why people become involved in terrorist activity? What causes a person to strap explosives across his chest, for blowing himself up along with innocent bystanders? It is just an irrational hate, which is behind peoples willing to become terrorists, as we are being told today? In this paper, we will analyze the activity of three terrorist organizations: RAF (Rote Armee Fraction) which i...
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