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The Immorality of Internet Weapon Sales
The Immorality of Internet Weapon Sales
The Immorality of Internet Weapon Sales Many traditional weapons are still being made, whether or not they are actually still used for their original purpose. Many weapons’ purposes greatly evolve, leaving their original purposes to be outdated when they are transformed towards their new purpose, which often is collection. The Internet greatly helps the evolution of these purposes by depersonalizing the trade and use of the weapons, and making it easier to obtain a weapon for collection purposes
Liberation Feminist Hermeneutics, as described
Liberation Feminist Hermeneutics, as described
Liberation Feminist Hermeneutics, as described By Elisabeth Schuessler Firoenza Hermeneutics Seminar February 29/00 Box #260 Table of Contents I. Introduction………………………………………………………………..p.3 A. An Historical Overview…………………………………………..p.3-4 B. An Overview of Feminist Hermeneutics………………………..p.4-5 VI. Presuppositions A. Introduction and Preface to the Hermeneutics of ……………..p.6 Elisabeth Schuessler Fiorenza B. Scripture: Mythical Archetype vs. Historical Prototype………p.6-8 C. Egalitarianism and Gender
How united was Spain by 1516?
How united was Spain by 1516?
How united was Spain by 1516? In 1516 Ferdinand, King of Aragon, former consort of Isabella Queen of Castile, died. Isabella had died in 1504 leaving Castile their daughter Juana the Mad. Juana had married the Burgundy king Philip the Fair, son of Maxmillian I, the Holy Roman Emperor. Isabella was well aware of the fact that Philip would dominate his wife in the affairs of Castile, particularly in view of Juana\'s mental illness. To try and avoid this, Isabella left in her will the proviso that
Human Culture
Human Culture
Human Culture I use the term culture to refer collectively to a society and its way of life or in reference to human culture as a whole. The Modern technical definition of culture, as socially patterned human thought and behavior, was originally proposed by the nineteenth-century British anthropologist, Edward Tylor. This definition is an open-ended list, which has been extended considerably since Tylor first proposed it. Some researchers have attempted to create exhaustive universal lists of t
IS THE CELTIC TIGER A PAPER TIGER?
IS THE CELTIC TIGER A PAPER TIGER?
IS THE CELTIC TIGER A PAPER TIGER? Last year Ireland’s GDP grew faster than anywhere else in the world. In 2001 Ireland remains at the top of the OECD growth league (Economist Intelligence Unit, 2001: 10- 11; OECD, 2001: vi). Nonetheless, though the Irish economy continues to attract the headlines, gone is the euphoric tone of even a year or two ago. Now attention focuses more on plant closures by (mainly U.S.) multinationals and the downward revision of growth forecasts. Economists debate the p
The Right of Religious Freedom
The Right of Religious Freedom
The Right of Religious Freedom During our class on Federal Policy we have been discussing the idea of the rights of Native Americans. While doing me research I came across on the underlining freedoms that everyone should process, the freedom of Religion. This freedom is so important in regards to Native Americans because it not only allows them to worship but defines their culture as well. I have decided to focus on just the American Indian Freedom Act of 1978 and it progression through time. R
It is believed that early in the history of Athens
It is believed that early in the history of Athens
It is believed that early in the history of Athens that it may have been a matriarchy society. There is a strong argument against this, but there is evidence in some artwork that would back this premise. Whether or not this is true really is not important for the purpose of this essay. What is important is that beginning in the sixth century B.C. rules and regulations began to be put in place that would forever change the lives of women in Athens. The first to take action was a lawmaker by the
Leadership
Leadership
Leadership Leadership has meaning only in an organizational context, and only in the sense of on managing within a system of inequalities. Superior-subordinate relationships help to define leadership behavior, and the culture in any particular society influences the nature of these relationships. Two leadership roles are common to all societies, however. The first is the Charismatic role, or the capability to provide vision and inspiration. This emphasized by transformational leadership concepts
Mental Health Legislation
Mental Health Legislation
Mental Health Legislation In 1997 when the current Government was elected into power one of their aims was to tackle the inequalities that existed within health and social care. Since then we have seen the publication of many policy documents which planned the way forward for health care, particularly in the way that care is delivered. Modern and Dependable (DOH, 1997), set out ways for national improvement in healthcare. Modernising Mental health Services (DOH, 1998a), set out the way on which
Can the Australian Reform Model be applied to Fran
Can the Australian Reform Model be applied to Fran
Can the Australian Reform Model be applied to France? Why and Why not? Term Paper BBA Summer Semester 2004 Can the Australian Reform Model be applied to France? Why and Why not? May 2004 Table of Contents: I. Subject…………………………………………………………………… II. Introduction......................................................................................... III. The barriers and obstacles towards changes and reforms…………... IV. Is the “National Competition Policy” applicable to France ?…………. V. Conclusion……
Panama
Panama
Panama Spanish 2, 2nd Period October 20, 2000 Panama is located on the strip of land that connects North and South America and is a republic of Central America. Its position between two continents and separating two oceans has played a role on Panama’s people and history. The Panama Canal, completed in 1914, represented a great engineering achievement. But a controversial treaty gave the United States control over the canal and important segments of Panama\'s territory and economy. This prevente
Panama
Panama
Panama Spanish 2, 2nd Period October 20, 2000 Panama is located on the strip of land that connects North and South America and is a republic of Central America. Its position between two continents and separating two oceans has played a role on Panama’s people and history. The Panama Canal, completed in 1914, represented a great engineering achievement. But a controversial treaty gave the United States control over the canal and important segments of Panama\'s territory and economy. This prevente
Revolutions of 1917
Revolutions of 1917
: Revolutions of 1917: Their effect in determining the rise of a single-party state in Russia Russian 99A “No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution.... Revolution is but thought carried into action.”[1] The people of Russia were struggling before the period of 1917 with massive discontent, the revolutionary movement, and World War I. Whether the revolution was inevitable, historians can not agree but under these factors, the country was ripe for a political, economic
Spanish and Where It Came From
Spanish and Where It Came From
Spanish and Where It Came From Period one 01/08/04 About nineteen countries around the world name Spanish, as it’s official language. Worldwide, there are over 332 million Spanish speakers who consider Spanish as their first language. To native speakers, the Spanish language is referred to as ‘El castellano.’ The modern form of Spanish that is spoken today is the result of thousands of years of development and change over time. The purpose of this essay is to explain the history of the Spanish
D. H. Lawrence
D. H. Lawrence
D. H. Lawrence David Hubert Lawrence would have to be considered one of the greatest writers of the 1900’s. His wide variety of works written all while fighting tuberculosis make him a very honorable and prolific writer that many people agree with. “D. H. Lawrence was a prolific writer of everything from poetry to fiction.” (O’neil, 763) O’neil is very true when he makes this statement. Lawrence is a remarkable man with whom everyone should be familiar. D. H. Lawrence was a great writer of the t
THE LIFE OF PLATO
THE LIFE OF PLATO
THE LIFE OF PLATO Plato was born in 427 B.C. into a wealthy family that was both aristocratic and politically influential. His family had a rich history of political connections and consisted of his parents, Ariston and Perictione, his older brothers Adeimantus and Glawcon, and later a younger sister, Potone. “In keeping with his family heritage, Plato was destined for the political life”(Beavers and Planeaux). During Platos early years he was instructed by eminent teachers in grammar, music, a
THE COLD WAR
THE COLD WAR
THE COLD WAR History 1003 The Cold War between the superpowers of the United States and the Soviet Union was a clash of distant ideologies in a changing world. Friction developed between the two on many occasions as either side tried to expand their spheres of influence in politics, geographical surroundings, and even space. Continued clashes between the US and Soviet Union began to tense their relations during this era as it became evident to all that the cord of discontent could snap at any gi
The Persian Empire
The Persian Empire
The Persian Empire The Persian Empire was a glorious empire indeed! Although many European countries and western counties ignored Persia’s proper name, Iran, until the Arab conquest in 700 A.D., many countries still do consider it a very formidable opponent. This essay will give a brief summary of the history of the Persian Empire. At around 1500 B.C., multiple Aryan tribes settled on the northern side the Iranian plateau, the most important of which was the Medes. On the southern side were the
Communist Manifesto
Communist Manifesto
Communist Manifesto Chapter 1 Summary: Bourgeois and Proletarians The Communist Manifesto begins with Marx\'s famous generalization that the history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles (79). Marx describes these classes in terms of binary oppositions, with one party as oppressor, the other as oppressed. While human societies have traditionally been organized according to complex, multi-membered class hierarchies, the demise of feudalism effected by the French Revol
The Stolen Generation
The Stolen Generation
The Stolen Generation By order of the Aborigines Protection Board many aboriginal children were taken from their families and put into board controlled homes, religious and state homes. They have since been called the ‘stolen generation’. “In NSW, Aborigines Protection Board records show that 1600 Aborigine children were placed in Board controlled homes between 1916 and 1938[1].” From these statistics we know that this practice was common and the white Australians tried to justify it with all so
Mexico
Mexico
Mexico This summer why sit at home and watch reruns of old sitcoms when you could be in the place where the people are always helpful and service is great! No I’m not talking about South America but the location is right above. Mexico is ever so changing with constant attractions to amaze people while also having a rich history behind it. Aztec tours is offering a very different type of tour where the past and present are always around and attractions are at your fingertips. Mexico has many thin
WWII Strategic Bombing
WWII Strategic Bombing
WWII Strategic Bombing This essay will argue the success of the Allied strategic bombing campaign in World War II. In doing so this essay will argue that the initial inability of the Allied bombers, due to technical problems and a failure to dominate Germanys airspace, to deliver a bombing attack with precision on an enemies vital war making industries resulted in an initial failure of the strategic bombing tactic. Furthermore this essay will analyse the complete failure of the British strategy
FDR: The Presidency During Crisis
FDR: The Presidency During Crisis
FDR: The Presidency During Crisis Many years ago, Oliver Wendell Holmes, a remote acquaintance of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, observed of Roosevelt, Second class intellect, but first class temperament! (Cooper, 1996). Since then, this has become the touchstone of the FDR model of leadership. Both institutionally and interpersonally, FDR’s presence was grandiose and inflationary. As a president leading during a period of historical national crisis, Roosevelt proved his competence. During the campa
Children in-between: constructing identities in th
Children in-between: constructing identities in th
Children in-between: constructing identities in the bicultural family. March 1999 v5 i1 p13(1) While transnational movement and migrancy are not new fields of inquiry for anthropology, the experiences of children from inter-cultural marriage, as a part of these processes, have rarely been discussed. In this context, competing cultural ideas of childhood and child-raising are tackled in the intimacy of the domestic home and family life. Ethnographic evidence from families where there is a parent
“On the day they were going to kill Santiago Nasar
“On the day they were going to kill Santiago Nasar
“On the day they were going to kill Santiago Nasar…” Litera2 A. Historical Context The book “Chronicle of a Death Foretold” was written by 1982 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature, Gabriel García Márquez, and was translated from Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. Editorial La Oveja Negra Ltda, Bogotá, originally published Chronicle of a Death Foretold in Columbia as Crónica de una muerte anunciada in December 1981. Jonathan Cape Ltd., London, also originally published the book in English in Great Britain
College Entrance Essay
College Entrance Essay
College Entrance Essay I wish I could say that I chose art to be my major because I wanted to rebel against my parents, but I cannot. They have been as supportive as parents could possibly be. I wish I could say that I chose it because I know I could not excel in anything academic, but that would also be a lie, because I have long been tempted by a career in history, mainly Western European. I wish I could say that my decision was influenced by my desire to seem eccentric to others, but that is
Corvette: An American Icon
Corvette: An American Icon
Corvette: An American Icon “America’s Sports Car” America has grown up with the Corvette as it has transformed from a simple thought in the mind of Harley Earl, famed and legendary car designer, into the dreams of sports car enthusiasts world-wide. For over fifty years, the Corvette has been tearing up the road, the track, and the showroom. With its highly competitive styling, and plenty of power to go, it’s of no surprise that the Corvette is a huge success in today’s automotive industry. Alth
Who Started The French Revolution?
Who Started The French Revolution?
Who Started The French Revolution? Advanced Placement European History 2 January 1997 The Revolution was unavoidable. Whether the government and the population of France saw it approaching or not, the country could no longer function subordinate to the Old Regime. So although it was maybe unanticipated, the insurrection was not unwarranted or in any way escapable. The motives that arose over centuries were also perpetuated by negligence, class antagonism and, when the effort was there, ignored e
Slavery in the United States
Slavery in the United States
Slavery in the United States The concept of slavery can be most succinctly described as “the social institution defined by law and custom as the most absolute involuntary form of human servitude.” The concept and practice of slavery has been in existence as long as man can remember, and has had a great impact on the social, economic, and political development of many countries around the world. In fact, the establishment of African-American slavery in America played a major role in the molding o
Karl Marx
Karl Marx
Karl Marx “No other idea so enchanted the 20th century as Marxism.”[1] Karl Marx was the greatest philosopher and thinker of his time. His views on life and the social structure of his time have revolutionized the way in which people think. Throughout his travels and studies, Karl Marx developed many influential pieces of literature, one of which was the “Communist Manifesto”. Despite his upper-class position in society, Marx created an opportunity for the working-class to rise above the upper-c
Discrimination
Discrimination
Discrimination The Canadian Legal System has not ever tolerated any form of stereotypes, prejudice or discrimination inside of outside of Canada. Although, despite the Canadian Laws, there were cases when individuals were showing acts of discrimination against other people judging them by their sex, martial status, origin or disabilities. One of the most common ways of discrimination is racism. Racism occurs when one person judges another one by his origin. Probably, the first racist discriminat
Cultural conflicts and social change in Africa and
Cultural conflicts and social change in Africa and
Cultural conflicts and social change in Africa and its Sub-region: conceptualising the possibilities and limitations of conflict management Cultural conflict Conflict is a construct referring to affective aspects of a particular situation, which involves antagonists. My observations have led me to suggest that conflict fits within the following table of emotional and affective states in a society, which can vary from time to time: Feeling/State Interaction Consequences Comfort Discussion Stabili
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder 4 March, 2001Thesis Rough Draft Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is characterized by a preoccupation with details, orderliness, perfection, and control. People with this disorder often devote excessive amounts of time to work and productivity and fail to take time for leisure activities and friendships. They tend to be rigid, formal, stubborn, and serious. This disorder differs from obsessive-compulsive disorder, which often includes more bizarr
Bowling for Columbine
Bowling for Columbine
Bowling for Columbine In the Oscar and Bodil winning documentary “Bowling for Columbine” the journalist Michael Moore conveys a very tragic story in a very humorous way. We continuously meet examples of how and why America’s homicide rate is extremely high compared to other western countries. It is clearly a tendency that Americans shoot each other much more than other nations. Moore finds two reasonable explanations of the tendency; the fact that almost every American citizen owns a handgun and
Freedom in the United States
Freedom in the United States
Freedom in the United States No other democratic society in the world permits personal freedoms to the degree of the United States of America. Within the last sixty years, American courts, especially the Supreme Court, have developed a set of legal doctrines that thoroughly protect all forms of the freedom of expression. When it comes to evaluating the degree to which we take advantage of the opportunity to express our opinions, some members of society may be guilty of violating the bounds of th
Nightwood
Nightwood
Nightwood Finding its origins in the 1920’s, Surrealism was a movement within the arts dedicated to the dreams and the imagination, defying conscious control of reason and all convention. A product of Modernism, Surrealists purposefully centered their works upon the rejection of tradition. They relied heavily on symbols and associations, and were also highly influenced by Freudian theories. Visual artists within Surrealism - for instance, Dalí, Magritte, or Ernst - depicted elaborate dreamscapes
Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution Industrial Revolution, term which gained currency during the mid-19th century and became widely used by the 1880s. It has traditionally been used to describe dramatic transformations occurring in manufacturing industry between approximately 1750 and 1850 that set the pattern for industrialization. The first Industrial Revolution occurred in Great Britain, and profoundly altered its economy and society. The most immediate changes were in production: what was produced, as wel
Marxism
Marxism
Marxism Introduction to Sociology Research Essay Define this perspective and outline in detail its goals, methods, fundamental concepts, and principle contributors. Evaluate the usefulness of this perspective in understanding social life and social interaction. Issues to consider could include: famous and controversial theories; the problem of social order; class, gender, ethnicity, media or religion Word count: 1,216 Due: Tuesday, 16th March 2004 No thinker in the 19th Century has had such a di
Customs Nomenclatures and Techniques______________
Customs Nomenclatures and Techniques______________
Customs Nomenclatures and Techniques________________________________________________________________________Latin American Integration AssociationALADI I.U.P. CLASS: CUSTOMS NOMENCLATURES AND TECHNIQUES GROUP MEMBERS: Guayaquil - Ecuador2003 - 2004Latin American Integration AssociationALADI________________________________________________________________________INTRODUCTION ALADI replaced the Latin American Free Trade Association (LAFTA; Asociación Latinoamericana de Libre Comercio), which had be
The Outcomes and Viewpoints of the Californian Mis
The Outcomes and Viewpoints of the Californian Mis
The Outcomes and Viewpoints of the Californian Missions HST 370 History of California July 8, 2004 In 1769 the San Diego Mission was established, marking the first mission and first settlement of the Spaniards in California since their claim in 1542 by Cabrillo. The document, A Mexican Commission Urges the Secularization of the California Missions, 1833, was a short passage that depicts the opposite of the churches intents, “far from persuading the weak, opposing the rebels…they suffer from thos
The Canadian Wilderness
The Canadian Wilderness
The Canadian Wilderness In his literary work “The trouble with wilderness”, William Cronon suggests that wilderness is a human construct. To many readers this contention would seem irrational, as so many of our fondest memories of wilderness are based on personal experiences from days past at the family cottage or summer camping trips. The notion that these experiences could be tainted by some misconception we all hold about the wilderness seems personally offensive. Many nature enthusiasts cher
A History of the English Church and People
A History of the English Church and People
A History of the English Church and People Conversion of Edward of N. Umbria. Instructed in Christianity. Debate whether or not worship of Christianity is better than pagan. Burned temple down. Sparrow=how we spend life on earth, banquet hall before after is unknown=pagan religion Las Siete Partidas: Castilian Law Code Jewish life in Spanish kingdom of Castile in reign of Alfonso the Wise. A learned ruler interested in history, science, and the law. Conduct around Christians. Segregation with pr
Measuring the UK's economic activity
Measuring the UK's economic activity
GDP Measuring the UK\'s economic activity Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is an integral part of the UK national accounts and provides a measure of the total economic activity in a region. GDP is often referred to as one of the main \'summary indicators\' of economic activity and references to \'growth in the economy\' are quoting the growth in GDP during the latest quarter. In the UK three different theoretical approaches are used in the estimation of one GDP estimate. GDP from the output or produ
International Relations
International Relations
International Relations The study of international relations has been a contested ground for many decades. A specific indication of this would be explaining or understanding the nature or knowledge of the world. Many theorists from different schools of thought since the 1930’s have debated the contributions made among themselves. The main terminology here initially is the epistemology or ontology of the research among international relations theorists, much confined within the boundaries of soci
The Impact of Globalization on the Caribbean Sugar
The Impact of Globalization on the Caribbean Sugar
The Impact of Globalization on the Caribbean Sugar and Banana Industries. Government 2302. 25th March 2004 Globalization is the growing integration of economics and societies around the world. The process of Globalization has touched every aspect of Caribbean life including the agricultural sector. Sugar and bananas are two most important foreign exchange earners and sources of employment in several Caribbean countries. These crops share a common history and a common future. They also face simil
The Intelligence Quotient
The Intelligence Quotient
:The Intelligence Quotient: The Contribution of Psychology to Standardized Social Darwinism “It is safe to predict that in the near future intelligence tests will bring tens of thousands of these high-grade defective under the surveillance and protection of society. This will ultimately result in curtailing the reproduction of feeble-mindedness and in the elimination of an enormous amount of crime, pauperism, and industrial inefficiency. It is hardly necessary to emphasize that the high-grade cas
African Religions in the Americas
African Religions in the Americas
African Religions in the Americas African Religions December 4, 2002 World History 2 Various factors contribute to religion practices and preferences. These factors can be demographic, economical, social or even lack thereof. It can be found that traditional West African religion has undergone much subtraction and addition in its making of a religion. It can also be found that it went through this process as it assembled in Latin and North America. Traditional West African religion was an essent
Holiday Celebrations
Holiday Celebrations
Holiday Celebrations Isn’t it amazing how many holiday celebrations we’ve got, but we don’t really know how they started. You see, the problem in our society, is that we know that these celebrations exist, but none of us bothers to know why. And this is exactly what causes our society to take a step backwards. To prove my point, I have here several celebrations and stories on how they started. (I bet you didn’t know how half of them started!) HALLOWEEN (31st of October) What exactly is Halloween
Introduction to Islam
Introduction to Islam
Introduction to Islam Allah (God) Islam is the complete submission and obedience to Allah (God). The name Allah (God) in Islam never refers to Muhammad (pbuh), as many Christians may think; Allah is the personal name of God. What do Muslims believe about Allah? 1. He is the one God, Who has no partner. 2. Nothing is like Him. He is the Creator, not created, nor a part of His creation. 3. He is All-Powerful, absolutely Just. 4. There is no other entity in the entire universe worthy of worship bes
ISLAM
ISLAM
ISLAM 570--Birth of Muhammad into Quraysh, the ruling tribe of Mecca. Islamic tradition relates miraculous signs foretelling Muhammad\'s future greatness. Orphaned and raised by an uncle Abu Talib to be a trader. 595-Muhammad marries Khadijah a rich widow several years his senior. Earns reputation of Al-Amin --the faithful, for his virtue and wisdom. 610- The Night of Power (believed to be the 26th of Ramadan)--First revelation while meditating in a cave on Mt. Hira outside Mecca. Voices and vis