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Society
Society
Society society For more than half a century science fiction writers have thrilled and challenged readers with visions of the future and future worlds. These authors offered an insight into what they expected man, society, and life to be like at some future time. One such author, Ray Bradbury, utilized this concept in his work, Fahrenheit 451, a futuristic look at a man and his role in society. Bradbury utilizes the luxuries of life in America today, in addition to various occupations and techno
Some Dreamers of Golden Dreams
Some Dreamers of Golden Dreams
Some Dreamers of Golden Dreams           In Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream, the author Didion uses fiery imagery to parallel the San Bernardino Valley to hell.  It is a place where the hills blaze up spontaneously, and every voice seems a scream. (p.3)  Didions hellish descriptions of the geography reflect the culture of San Bernardino Valley.  It is where the hot wind blows and the old ways do not seem relevant, where the divorce rate is double the national average. (p.4)  In this cu
Spirits of the night
Spirits of the night
spirits of the night SPIRITS OF THE NIGHT There was a time in the town when you could walk out alone at night and not have to fear anything. You could leave your doors unlocked and your car in the driveway without worry. You could drop the kids off at the cinema downtown and not think a thing of it. Or stroll through the park on a Saturday evening without watching every shadow or movement in the evening twilight. But no more. Now, doors barred the entrances along with the windows. Residents hurr
Stanford Experiment
Stanford Experiment
Stanford Experiment English 101-02 December 5, 1996 A Critique Of the Stanford Experiment The Education of a Torturer is an account of experiments that has similar results to that of Milgram\'s obedience experimentsthat were performed in 1963. Though both experiments vary drastically, both have one grim outcome, that is that, it is ordinary people, not psychopaths, who become the Eichmanns of history. The Stanford experiment was performed by psychologists Craig Haney, W. Curtis Banks, and Ph
Stereo Typing
Stereo Typing
Stereo Typing Introduction The following essay will discuss the topic of stereotyping, and how it affects society when practiced. What is stereotyping, and what are the causes? Is it related to instinct? These questions will be put reason, based on fact. When the facts have been made clear, a valid opinion regarding the topic of stereotyping will be made. Stereotyping is quite common among society, yet it is also quite difficult point out what it really is. Stereotyping is referred to as any the
Story telling
Story telling
story telling Storytelling is as old as speech. Once upon a time, everyone was a storyteller. To fight boredom and keep themselves company, these early storytellers chanted as they worked, telling the story of what they were doing. Then I stories became narratives involving other people and the elements, and storytellers told tales of heros, myths, and legends. The art of storytelling evolved naturally because some people preferred telling tales and other preferred listening to them. As society
Hollywood and Computer Animation
Hollywood and Computer Animation
Hollywood and Computer Animation IS 490 SPECIAL TOPICS Computer Graphics Lance Allen May 6, 1996 Table of Contents Introduction 3 How It Was 3 How It All Began 4 Times Were Changing 6 Industry\'s First Attempts 7 The Second Wave 10 How the Magic is Made 11 Modeling 12 Animation 13 Rendering 13 Conclusion 15 Bibliography 16 Introduction Hollywood has gone digital, and the old ways of doing things are dying. Animation and special effects created with computers have been embraced by television netw
Summary of Newsmaking- The Pseudo Event
Summary of Newsmaking- The Pseudo Event
Summary of Newsmaking- The Pseudo Event September 27, 1996 Summary of News-Making: The Pseudo-Event From education and consumption, to personal relations and public affairs the news media in the United States captures our attention by littering it with pseudo-events. As advancements in technology made it possible for journalists to communicate more easily, the media began to blossom into the national scene instead of the usual local news and events. More and more technologies were developed that
T.V Violence Affects Are Kids
T.V Violence Affects Are Kids
T.V Violence Affects Are Kids Television is the biggest form of multimedia out there. Its most important role is to report the news and maintain communications between people around the world. Television\'s most influential, yet most serious aspect is its shows for entertainment. Violent children\'s shows like Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and adult shows like NYPD Blue and Homicide almost always fail to show the characters resolve their differences in a non-violent manner, instead they show a mo
Tamed Shrews And Twelfth Nights: The Role Of Women
Tamed Shrews And Twelfth Nights: The Role Of Women
Tamed Shrews And Twelfth Nights: The Role Of Women In Shakespeare It is curious to note the role of women in Shakespearean literature. Many critics have lambasted the female characters in his plays as two-dimensional and unrealistic portrayals of subservient women. Others have asserted that the roles of women in his plays were prominent for the time and culture that he lived in. That such contrasting views could be held in regards to the same topic is academic. It is only with close examination
Television and its Affects on Children
Television and its Affects on Children
Television and its Affects on Children TELEVISION AND IT\'S EFFECTS ON CHILDREN Have you ever wondered how television effects your children? The average child watches television 2 hours per week and most of this viewing is of violence or sexual acts. During this time there is a violent act shown every 6 minutes and on Saturday mornings there is 20 to 25 violent acts shown every hour on prime time t.v. especially in cartoons or animated programs. So no matter what your child is watching it is dam
Television ed
Television ed
Television ed March 25, 1997 Essay #2 p. 178 #8.c. “TV is justly called ‘the boob tube’.” I disagree, in my opinion, television has many positive and informational uses. Television is now being used more in school because it is proven that students remember and comprehend better than from a regular class lecture. Television has always been good for spreading the news of current world events but it is now being used for more educational and informational documentaries. Television is becoming more
Television
Television
Television QuIP # 1 Questions- Q- In the styles of live performing or television performing which style would be more suited for an average viewer. A- I believe that television as a way of mass producing entertainment has made it more of a low rate form of entertainment than live performances, however when using mass media one can broadcast a show to millions of viewers at one time. This surely proves that in our society that live performances are very rare but well remembered unlike all the rid
Television Violence
Television Violence
Television Violence Television Violence Television violence is a negative message of reality to the children who see it. There is an excessive amount of violence being watched in millions of people’s homes every day, and this contributes to the growing amount of violent crimes that are being committed in our communities. This cycle of more and more sex and violence being portrayed as reality on television will not stop until something is done. Not one parent that I know wants his or her children
The Age Of Aerospace- Learning from the Past
The Age Of Aerospace- Learning from the Past
The Age Of Aerospace- Learning from the Past INTRODUCTION Human beings have always been fascinated by flight. Cave people carved, sculpted, and painted winged creatures soaring through the sky. Greek mythology tells of the winged horse Pegasus, ancient Persian myths tell of winged bulls that guarded the royal halls, and a 4000 year old Chinese story, from the Annals of The Bamboo Books, describes how the Emperor Shun escaped from captivity by donning the work-clothes of a bird. People struggle
The Breakdown of Community, Ray Oldenburg, Ishmael
The Breakdown of Community, Ray Oldenburg, Ishmael
The Breakdown of Community, Ray Oldenburg, Ishmael Reed WR 121 Paper #2 The Breakdown of Community In Ray Oldenburg\'s The Problem of Place in America and Ishmael Reed\'s My Neighborhood the authors express thier dissatisfaction with the community. Oldenburg focuses on the lack of a third place and the effects of consumerism on the suburbs, while Reed recalls his experience with prejudice communities. Their aim is to identify problems in our society that they find to be a problem. Although
The College Experience
The College Experience
The College Experience The College Experience The biggest adaptation I have had to make in my life was moving to college. Not only was it totally different from high school in relation to the content of classes and homework, but it was also completely different from my home life. I was living on my own, with new surroundings and new people. Needless to say, this was something like I had never experienced before. Generally, college classes aren’t that much more difficult than high school courses.
The Deluge
The Deluge
The Deluge Exhausted, Kendra leaned back against the tree. The quiet of the night surrounded her, and in the distance she could see a small orange glow here and there of fires set by those who had been forced to leave their homes and set up camp in this park. She closed her eyes, rested her arms on her knees, and put her head down on her arms, cushioned by the sweatshirt she wore. The sweatshirt smelled of fresh air and smoke. She pulled the sleeves down over her cold hands. She sat like that fo
The Fear of Science
The Fear of Science
The Fear of Science The Fear of Science To live in the today\'s world is to be surrounded by the products of science. For it is science that gave our society color television, the bottle of aspirin, and the polyester shirt. Thus, science has greatly enhanced our society; yet, our society are still afraid of the effect of science. This fear of science can be traced back to the nineteenth century where scientist had to be secretative in experimenting with science. Although science did wonders in t
The Function of Profanity in Modern English
The Function of Profanity in Modern English
The Function of Profanity in Modern English The Function of Profanity in Modern English I.B. Extended Essay Fall, 1996 Table Of Contents . Chapter 1- Introduction and Clarification Chapter 2- Everyday Usage of Profanity Chapter 3- How Profanity Offends Chapter 4- A Look at the Literal Meanings and Taboo Chapter 5- Phatic and Emotive Language Chapter 6- The Employment of Substitutes Chapter 7- A Brief Historical Perspective Chapter 8- The Use of Profanity in the Media Chapter 9- Conclusions Bibli
Segregation and The Civil Rights Movement
Segregation and The Civil Rights Movement
Segregation and The Civil Rights Movement Segregation was an attempt by white Southerners to separate the races in every sphere of life and to achieve supremacy over blacks. Segregation was often called the Jim Crow system, after a minstrel show character from the 1830s who was an old, crippled, black slave who embodied negative stereotypes of blacks. Segregation became common in Southern states following the end of Reconstruction in 1877. During Reconstruction, which followed the Civil War (186
How Technology Effects Modern America
How Technology Effects Modern America
How Technology Effects Modern America U.S. Wage Trends The microeconomic picture of the U.S. has changed immensely since 1973, and the trends are proving to be consistently downward for the nation\'s high school graduates and high school drop-outs. “Of all the reasons given for the wage squeeze – international competition, technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts – technology is probably the most critical. It has favored the educated and the skilled,” says M. B. Zuckerman
The Lure of Professional Leagues
The Lure of Professional Leagues
The Lure of Professional Leagues The Lure of Professional Leagues In the past few years, a great number of college athletes have been leaving school early to enter into the professional leagues. Some athletes are even skipping college and going pro straight out of high school. Many people ask what is causing these athletes to turn professional so early. I believe there are three reasons for their decision. The first factor that causes students to enter the professional leagues early is simply, m
The Patients Wish
The Patients Wish
The Patients Wish The white-haired doctor with the blood-stained coat and pants smiled maliciously as he brought the razor to his waiting patient\'s face. Now please answer me honestly this time, Mr. Beckett, he said. I have been in this profession for over thirteen years, and I take pleasure in receiving input from clients. It helps me to know what hurts and what does not. Kind of keeps me ahead of the competition, I guess you could say. His patient nodded solemn acquiescence, shutting his
THE PUBLICS RIGHT TO KNOW
THE PUBLICS RIGHT TO KNOW
THE PUBLICS RIGHT TO KNOW The Constitutional responsibility of the press is to inform the public. The First Amendment comes into direct conflict with the rights and responsibilities of media coverage. There is a fine line between personal privacy and the publics right to know. The constitution overrides the option of privacy beside the amendment of freedom of speech or freedom of the press. Freedom of the press is to be guarded as an inalienable right of the people in a free society. Freedom of
The Search
The Search
The Search I used to work for the F.B.I., in the Portland office. It was my childhood dream to be the one who gets the bad guy. My fiftieth birthday was in just three months. I had a wife and three children, still do, and the same job I’d had since my graduation from Quantico. We were living just outside Portland. My oldest son, John jr., was in his third year at Washington. The twins were high school seniors at this time and my pride and joy, daddy’s little girls. Carolyn and I had celebrated o
Alcohol Abuse
Alcohol Abuse
Alcohol Abuse Alcohol abuse is a very dangerous condition in that it can cause many problems in a persons life and affect many aspects of their lifestyle. Alcoholism (or alcohol abuse) somehow effects everyone\'s life at some point in time; through a parent, a sibling, a friend, or even personal encounters. Alcohol abuse, as a medical diagnosis, refers to a pattern of behavior characterized by excessive alcohol consumption. This consumption can occur at regular intervals, regular weekend interva
Beer
Beer
Beer Historically hops, yeast, malted barley, and water have all played the greatest and most important role in society. For almost 8000 years these ingredients have been mixed and have been appreciated by all classes of society in almost all civilizations. The old cliche accident is the mother of invention is a phrase that definitely holds true in the world of beer. The discovery was made way back when the Mediterranean region was the seat of civilization and barley flourished as a dietary st
The Torture of the Innocent
The Torture of the Innocent
The Torture of the Innocent In August of 1990 Iraq started its long and vicious attack on Kuwait leaving thousands dead from their torturous reign as Kuwait’s dictator. Kuwait, as defenseless as it was, had no chance against Iraq’s small but mighty forces. It took a collection of United State’s, Britain’s, and France’s elite to put an end to Iraq’s torment on the small country. The torture and torment inflicted upon Kuwaitis during Iraq’s occupation of Kuwait however, has many more reasons than
The Unholy Crusade
The Unholy Crusade
The Unholy Crusade The Unholy Crusade Religion is a canopy under which American culture and society thrives. Its extension reaches the boundaries of such cultural mainstreams as movies, television, and music. Oliver Stone\'s 1986 war film Platoon is an example of the religious subtleties and overtones that appear in various American genres. Stone not only uses religious themes to portray the Vietnam War, but manipulates the war to show the decadence of American society. Throughout history, man h
The Video Game Wars
The Video Game Wars
The Video Game Wars The Video Game Wars Brian Paik Expository Writing 10/8/96 Video games are a big market these days. Within the past few years, the industry has boomed into a very large business. Within this business, there are three big companies are fighting to be the best. Nintendo’s N64, Sega’s Saturn, and Sony’s Playstation are the three main systems in this huge market. Because there are so many games for these systems, and because it is such a big business, stores specializing in only t
The World According to Garp
The World According to Garp
The World According to Garp When referring to John Irving’s book The World According to Garp, it has been said “His style is simplistic, almost childlike...(55), and “Irving’s prose is the prose of a poorly educated man-his vocabulary is uninspiring, his grammatical proprieties is severely limited.(51) It has also been said that Irving’s “instincts are so basically sound, his talents for storytelling are so bright and strong...”(55) I agree with all that has been said to an extent; Irving is b
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby The movie created by David Merrick as well as the novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, both entitled The Great Gatsby, ate truly two fine pieces of art. The movie version shows the viewer what is happening in the story without internal comments from the narrator and the viewer can understand exactly what is happening without any intellectual thought involved. The novel, however, challenges the reader to look deep inside the writing in order to grasp the true effect of the novel
Coca-Cola and its Evolution
Coca-Cola and its Evolution
Coca-Cola and its Evolution The Coca-Cola company started out as an insignificant one man business and over the last one hundred and ten years it has grown into one of the largest companies in the world. The first operator of the company was Dr. John Pemberton and the current operator is Roberto Goizueta. Without societies help, Coca-Cola could not have become over a 50 billion dollar business. Coca-Cola was invented by Dr. John Pemberton, an Atlanta pharmacist. He concocted the formula in a thr
There isn't Much Time
There isn't Much Time
There isn\'t Much Time There isn\'t Much Time It is Monday morning and I have slept in, thanks to Thanksgiving. In fact, it\'s twelve o\'clock and I am free for the afternoon. As usual, I sit in front of the . television after I clean myself up, staring endlessly at the screen with my finger clicking on the remote. I realize that I have a draft due on Thursday, but I justify my procrastination with reasons like: there is still lots of time. Life is faster now, and people in the 90\'s are suppo
Drugs in the Music Industry
Drugs in the Music Industry
Drugs in the Music Industry The Music World-glamorous, fast paced, and a world most of us will never be part of. But if we knew what it entailed, would we still want to be? The whole world seems to be building itself around drugs more and more every day, and music industry isn\'t immune. In fact, music is one of the most influential art forms of today\'s society, and drugs, especially to today\'s youth, just add to the attractiveness of it all. In the last two or three years, drugs, especially h
To Tame A Shrew
To Tame A Shrew
To Tame A Shrew In Shakespeare\'s Taming of the Shrew, one topic that has been debated, interpreted, discussed, reinterpreted and adapted into different forms has been the character of Katharina, the shrew, and whether she was tamed, liberated, or just a good enough actress to make everyone think she was in fact, tamed. In this essay, I will present arguments for and against each of these points, as well as discuss one television adaptation of Taming of the Shrew that presents Katharina not as t
Tour De Eiffel
Tour De Eiffel
Tour De Eiffel Tour de Eiffel The Eiffel tower, or tour de Eiffel, is located in Paris, France. It is very famous and a wonderful tourist attraction. The wrought-iron skeleton is located on Champ de Mars. It also contains restaurants, a weather station, and spaces for experiments, but they all came at a cost of over $1 million, but the fees for these spaces in 1889 alone nearly paid for it. During World War I, it even was used for a military observation station. Ever since 1953, though, its been
TQM In An Accounting Environment
TQM In An Accounting Environment
TQM In An Accounting Environment Chapter One: Description of the problem: All companies need effective employees in order to complete the necessary daily tasks and attain a profit. Many employers do not receive the peak level of performance from their workers due to the fact that the employees do not feel they are having an effect on the quality of service they are offering, or cannot see any tangible outcome from their efforts. This chapter describes several different aspects of the project, in
Tracnscedentalism
Tracnscedentalism
Tracnscedentalism Mrs. Keeton XXXXXXXXXX English 3-4 January 10, 1997 *REVISED* FINAL DRAFT (TRANSCENDENTALISM) What would Henry David Thoreau, a transcendentalist in the 19th century, think if he were to visit our society today? I think Mr. Thoreau would be very disappointed at the lack of simplicity like there was in the 1800’s, the lack of bonding with nature, and the fast paced speed at which everything has advanced to. With simplicity being the main transcendentalist idea, Thoreau would gre
Two Kinds of Girls
Two Kinds of Girls
Two Kinds of Girls A person spends most of their developing years under the guidance of their parents or guardians. They affect how we think, how we feel, and how we act. These are among the people who hold the greatest influence. Amy Tan’s Two Kinds and Jamaica Kincaid’s Girl both deal with the relationship between a young girl and the guiding force in her life. Amy Tan tells of a mother\'s expectation for her daughter to be a child prodigy. Jamaica Kincaid tells of an unknown person descri
Unhappy Meal
Unhappy Meal
Unhappy Meal Unhappy Meal Creative Writing Paper One Aaron lit a Basic brand cigarette as Amir pulled his beat up 1976 snot green Chevy Nova into the crowded parking lot of the McDonalds on Route 1 in Saugus, Massachusetts. He always seemed to do this to himself; lighting cigarettes when he\'d just have to snipe them out on the bottom of his tattered army boot. He put his pointer finger to his head and pantomimed shooting himself. Amir glanced at him uneasily, then scanned the lot for an open sp
Abortion
Abortion
Abortion Abortion 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 from the m
Values of Today
Values of Today
Values of Today I just discovered that I don’t know anything about todays society. This of course came as a shock. I had thought that I was an informed citizen but I now know otherwise. this enlightenment came at great cost in time, and effort. The time was spent in watching television for an hour. The effort was to not lose my sanity for unlike any other hour of TV, this time I was forced to actually watch the commercials. The values that TV presents seem to be different than what I was taught
Values
Values
Values What are values? Values are a set of beliefs, ideas, and morals. Honesty, respect towards others, and learning to solve problems without resorting to violence are examples of values. Values helps a person determine what is right from what is wrong. Values help to build a person\'s character and personality. Now a days, many young teenagers are growing up without values. It is not uncommon to hear of teenagers getting into trouble. The decline of values among the American youth is a seriou
Violence in Media
Violence in Media
Violence in Media Violence in Media:You Are What You Watch The rising tide of crime in North America exists primarily in the minds of the media. Television has created a perception that crime has multiplied, double or triple, in the past quarter-century due to violence. In fact, US Justice Department survey data shows, crime in the US has dropped 24 percent since 1971 and violent crime is down 2 percent. Crime statistics serve the media well. The single-minded reporting of violent news, the pres
Abortion Life or Death
Abortion Life or Death
Abortion 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 wa
What is Public Relations Select 2 definitions and
What is Public Relations Select 2 definitions and
What is Public Relations Select 2 definitions and assess The Mexican Statement, agreed on by the World Assembly of Public Relations Associations in Mexico City in August 1978 (Seitel, 1992, 8), reads, Public relations practice is the art and social science of analysing trends, predicting their consequences, counselling organisation leaders, and implementing planned programmes of action which will serve both the organisation\'s and the public interest. Strengths 1. The emphasis that public rela
What Makes Those X-Men So Darn Great
What Makes Those X-Men So Darn Great
What Makes Those X-Men So Darn Great Why Does Zach Like Those So Much? Zach Dotsey English 101 Section 30 12 December, 1996 Third and Final Draft When many people hear about the X-Men, they think of a silly kid’s comic book, but that is not so. X-Men, actually most comic books in general, are a unique blend of two classic art forms; drawings, sometimes even paintings, and storytelling. A comic artist must be able to convey the right mood and feeling for his or her art. They must also be able to
The affects of tabloids on politics
The affects of tabloids on politics
The affects of tabloids on politics In today’s society the media usually dictates the way that we view public figures. These figures include anyone who is in the public eye whether it between musicians, actors, athletes or politicians. Politicians spend much of their time in the spotlight due to the fact that their public exposure, or over-exposure, is usually what is responsible for their current position in the political scheme. Tabloids are part of our American popular culture. Whether we are