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Speeches
Because a strong and prosperous society is often a round-developed one, it always pays more attention for the well-being o its individual citizens. But whether a developing society als o should concert it? Somebody argues that if a society is to thrive, it must put its own overall success before the well-being of its individual citizens. On the surface, it may seem an reasonable argument that we should work hard for a thrived society firstly and then enjoy the fruits we have planted. But on a closer examination, we find several problems the argument has. Although sometimes we may sacrifice some peoples¡¯ well-being at the moment in order to protect the long-term benefits of the major people, it is not necessary for a society to give up the well-being of its individual citizens when it just begins to thrive. In contrast, it is more possible for a society advance more rapid and healthy because in a society with appropriate well-being of individual citizens, people can put their all energy into work for the progress of society and need not worry about heir payment ability for child education, illness and tiny but bothered other family problems. Thus, because people with well-being assurance need not distract their attention and save time for engaging their special fields, scientist can specialize in their research realm and get more scientific fruits than ever; Teacher can do their best to instruct and more conscientiously and responsibly mold student-- the potential leasers tomorrow. Doctor can more carefully and skillfully remedy their patients¡­ Therefore, a society with good being-well system may more stably and more coherently develop and not jolt because the unbalanced development. Moreover, it also impulse the development of these academic fields --such as mathematics, physical --which may not put out the economy benefits immediately but, in long-term, which...
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added: 12/16/2011
4-H.... More Than You Ever Imagined How many kids do you know would do things if they weren't fun? Let's say, for instance, baking dozens of cookies, tilling the earth for planting seeds, milking a dairy cow, or cleaning-up after a county event, just to name a few. Does this sound like fun, as in F-U-N, to you? I bet that you would agree that I must have stepped off the planet Mars to think all the mentioned chores can actually be fun! The real scoop is that there is a program more fun that you ever imagined it to be. And we all know that kids wouldn't do things if they weren't fun. This program is called 4-H. While learning is cool, learning and having fun at the same time is awesome! Newsweek Magazine's November 2000 issue addressing the activities desired by today's youth, found that an abundance of people believe you have to live on a farm, in the country, or own an animal to be in 4-H. The truth is, anybody can belong. So, exactly, what is 4H? 4-H is the name of a program for school-aged children, youth, and teens conducted by Kansas State Research and Extension. Each leaf on the clover represents one of the four ways kids grow and develop in 4-H. The goal is to help families and communities in raising future adults who will care and contribute positively to society as parents, workers, and citizens. In 4-H, young people gain knowledge about their projects, about working in groups and about themselves. Let's start with the National 4-H symbol. The first "H' is for HEAD which represents the knowledge a young person needs to have to be a successful adult. The second "H" stands for HEART. The second of the four-fold developmental process of 4-H stresses a strong...
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added: 02/06/2012
A night of a lifetime It was a night that I've waited for twelve years of my life. That was the time to say goodbye, to everyone that shared with me most of the incidents of my life. I looked around and wondered weather I'd be able to forget those places were I played as a child and gossiped as teenage girl. Those places were I grasped knowledge that will help me move on, and adapt to this changing world. After a bit of staring, I found myself between people I used to see everyday, but might not see forever. All of this was to happen in one night. The night of my graduating party. This night was the dream that have accompanied my thoughts continuously. The dream of being a young star, who is led on stage, to achieve the certificate of success. At that time, all my expected worries are gone, and all my sad memories are vanished by the lively smiles dancing on my friend's faces. Although I have waited impatiently for this night to come, I never wanted it to pass without looking great and astounding. Since it couldn't happen except once in my life, I worked hard to get the best out of it. I wore an ivory silky dress that made me look like a sweet baby angel. Each of the girls with me have chose a unique dress that gave them a special look, not forgetting the guys, whom for the first time in my life, I see them as young gentlemen. We all looked like twinkling stars that filled the night with glittering magic. Although we were all waiting for this moment, we never wanted this night, our night, to pass so quickly. Our laugthers have filled the surroundings with joy that slipped into everybody's hearts....
pages: 2 (words: 468)
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added: 01/26/2012
The world has become such a place, such a place of hatred, but yet some love is still found. The world is breaking into tiny pieces of crime. We all are humans, we should treat others and be treated the same, as humans. There is no reason why one country should bomb another country in less of self defense. The world, its so...dangerous. We all have to live in this place, in this earth...we have to live in it together, so fighting, has no point, it just seems like an easy solution. It will not make a country different, unless you let it, it hurts you in the end, we all ave to live together and survive as humans, we all have to live in the earth together, so why don't we just get along. We can't keep this up, we just can't we need to come together or soon we will just become nothing, you should be able to walk around without feeling threatened, you should be able to not have fear in one owns country, what happened to the constitution, what happened to the world? dsjhksaj adshjksahdjksah hjsahdjksahdsa haskhdjksahd hsajdhsakdha dashksahjkhdsajhdjahsd sksjksk sksjksk s skskks sksksk skskskks sksksks ksksks skskskks ksksksksk kskksks skksksks skskskskskskksksksks ks ks kslkLAKSa ksaKS KSL; jfskjfksufs dufdikufd jfdjfiof ds $%^$C %^^%^% *&)*)*^&^ &*(&&(& jUJGUJ UKJIDS FDSOFOFIKOSI jsdfjslfiofdmvoid aos9oekmd dkdipamud dfuiskdopad gfd gf gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd fd fgd fdg fgd fdg fd gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd g gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd fgd gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd gfd g fd gfd gfd gfd gfd fgd gfdddddddddgfdgfdgfddddddddddd gfddddddddddd gfdddddddddd gfddddddddddddd gfddddddddd dgffffffffff gfddddddgfffff gfddddddddd gfdddddddd gfddddddddddd gfddddd fds fds ds f ds fds dsf fds fds sdf fds fdsssssssssssss sfd dsfffffffff...
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added: 02/20/2012
Failure is Gateway to Success Respectful Principal , honorable judges and my dear fellows • Once we make mistake, we learn from it and improve ourselves • There is a Chinese Saying "shi pai shi cheng gong zhi mu" in other words, "Failure is the mother of success" • People who face failures with courage and strength lead them to rise from the ashes of their failure. They learn from it and press ahead and succeed. • I read that Thomas Edison encountered thousands of failures before he succeeded inventing the carbon filament lamp. He called these failures "steps to invent the bulb", steps not failures Product: EasyPack 196 Processor Families Supported: 80C196 Overlay Memory Range: 128K Trace Buffer Size: 32K Number of Hardware Breakpoints: 64K Number of Breakpoint Levels: 2 Platforms Supported: Windows 3.1, Windows 95 Compatible Debuggers: EP/SLD included with 2CE Clearance required for connector above target chip: Available features: Pod replaces processor in target, Full emulation available, Emulation is nonintrusive AGREEMENT for Masonry Work This agreement has been signed between Irfan Ahmad, owner of House #144 ,Street 34, I8/2 and Haji Mohammad Naseem, the Building Contractor for construction & alteration of the said house. Ground Floor It has been decided that Rs85 per foot will be charged for all new construction on Ground Floor. Against this payment all masonry work (including alteration and new construction) will be completed on Ground Floor as per map of the house. Approximate area of this construction is 695 sq ft. However payment will be made as per actual measurement. Tile work in bath rooms and marble work with chemical polish in living will be charged separately. Tile work will be charged @Rs10 per ft and marble will be charged @Rs12 per ft. Payment as per measurement will be made on completion of each of these task. First Floor It is decided that Rs70 per ft will be charged for construction work on and above...
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added: 10/03/2012
Gloria Estefan is back at work after a long, long vacation, standing in front vacation, standing in front of 16 musicians in a cavernous recording studio in North Miami taping a sho9w for AOL and AOL Latino. She is all pro and very much in charge, with a material streak. "Settle down, kids." she jolly old man was he and he the jokingly old man was his for them. She did not want to sell her sea shells by the sea shore so she sold them by the beach. She told her mother that she couldn't take it any longer and that she was going to quit. So how an occtopus the the the the the the the poeple people and can can can to to together and go dolphins are going to win the game against the jets today, Setting: The setting for this entire book is the Manor Farm, in England. The animals hold a meeting where the white boar, the Major, talks about how there would soon be a rebellion against the cruel humanity and the animals will be their own masters. The animals know that this probably will not happen in their life time, but must inform generation after generation until the time is right. They are hopeful that it will come soon and do their part in preparing for it. List and describe the Main characters: The Major: He is the prophet of the animals, who tells them about the rebellion and raises their hopes. He dies in the beginning and is of no further consequence. He symbolizes Karl Marx. Snowball: One of the smarter pigs who becomes one of the leaders of Animal Farm. He is good-hearted and wants the best for all of his comrades. He symbolizes Trotsky. Napoleon: The belligerent pig of the bunch. He is self-concerned...
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added: 12/09/2011
Abortion is the intentional ending of a pregnancy before birth, and is morally wrong because it is the murder of a separate and innocent life through cruel and inhumane circumstances. There are many reasons for abortion but none of them is a viable excuse to kill a living being which God loves and has created. There are many different ways in which an abortion may be performed including suction, partial birth, and saline injection. None of these can be considered humane, acceptable or morally right because the child is indeed a living being, can feel pain, and has the right to live. The main arguments for pro-choice are that the women should have the right to choose, that a fetus is not a real human, abortion does not cause harm, and that every child should be a wanted child. This viewpoint believes that women should have the choice to have an abortion because it is her body in question, and that a fetus is a mere extension of her body cells. They validate their opinions that it is not a real life because a fetus cannot reason or feel pain. The other main point is that they should not bring children into this world that are not wanted by their natural parents. These appear to be very valid points, but with proper knowledge of the conditions surrounding abortion and a developing baby, it is evident that abortion is morally wrong. "For you created my innermost being; you knit me together in my mothers womb." "I know that I was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When I was woven together in the depths of the earth, your eyes saw my unformed body. All they days ordained for me were written in your book before one of...
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added: 11/10/2011
If you remember the last time you signed up for a credit card, a sweepstakes, or mailing list, then you automatically know that the first thing you wrote down was your name. By just doing that, you could become a victim of identity theft. Not many people realize how easy it is to become a victim of this crime. It occurs when someone uses your name, address, social security number, bank or credit card account number, or other identifying information without your knowledge. Identity theft could happen to anyone--to a family member, a close friend, or even you. According to the Federal Trade Commission in 2000, 19 percent of all victims of identity theft had a personal relationship with the thief. Ten percent of those were family members. The FBI states that identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. In 1992, TransUnion received 35, 000 calls related to identity theft, but in 2000, they reported there were more than 600,000 reports made. It is stated that every 79 seconds an identity is stolen, and it affects more than 2,000 people worldwide each day. The Federal Bureau of Investigation estimated that more than 900,000 victims are affected by some type of identity fraud each year. Financial identity theft is the most prevalent type of theft. However, criminal activities, such as taking on someone else's identity in order to commit a crime, to enter a country illegally, to get special permits hiding ones own identity, or to commit acts of terrorism are common acts of identity fraud also. With a person's name, social security number, and date of birth, someone can get loans, access existing bank accounts, open new ones, lease or buy cars, get insurance, or get just about anything they want under your name. A prime example of something someone might use...
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added: 01/20/2012
Good evening ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to the JWCS study day. In English we have been studying History and Memory. This speech will be based around the topic, "History, without memory is merely a collection of facts, and consequently without real meaning in our world." In our main text that we have been studying, "The Fiftieth Gate", the relationship between history and memory comes through clearly. "The town hall. The church. Here. Right her, my god. My god, not a thing".p.45 "See, I remember. We were here. Carla lived here, and so we lived, one, two, three, here."p.45 These quotes are reflections of Baker's mother's memories. Physically being in the place where events have taken place brings memories back for her. She has a flood of memories as she visits her home town. Only things have changed, which means as she compares contrasts, more memories flow. The quote, "Memory records but also composes history", gives good contrast between the relationship history and memory hold. Most history is some form of memory but there is no absolute history, it is written from personal experiences or memories and therefore creates some bias. All memories are different and unique for each individual. Memories recall and retell history, history inturn is the general agreement of memories. History has been formed from what people have seen or heard and then retold or passed on to younger generations. It's their composition of the events and happenings. Mark Baker's history comes from his parent's memories. Some memories we can choose to black out and try to forget, it's how humans cope with it. It is understandable for some one who has survived through such atrocities that the holocaust has brought about to want to forget about and block out bad memories. At a recent visit to the Jewish museum we were...
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added: 02/18/2012
Currently in society, television and advertisements a very important route to send the latest information or message to every household all over the world. According to the 2002 Van Dusseldorp & Partners, ¡°There is 19% increase in amount of people watching TV.¡±(Europemedia). People receive knowledge much easier at home. Television gives a very convenient way to connect to the outside, even if people live in a remote place. People can know a new product on the market through the advertisement; it provides the function of a new product for the people who want to buy it, and people can make the decision about whether to buy the product or not. Television provides the news everyday, and people know what happens all over the world. For example, a big accident or war which does not happen in your neighborhood or in your country, will be introduced it in very detail. People can have the knowledge of what is happening, and have a reaction. Moreover, ¡°Various TV programs provided by public television stations give millions of children in the U.S valuable learning experience.¡± (Picus). In addition to school education, children also can adsorb knowledge from television, like History, Science, Health care etc. Television is also a kind of relaxation, for instance, movies or films are shown by the television stations, which entertain people in their leisure time. Moreover, watching television is a kind of activity for which you don¡¯t have to move much, which decrease your release of energy. On the other hand, advertisements also provide information about various products on the market. Advertisements always use different ways to introduce their product in order to attract people to buy it. Providers can use advertisement to increase their product¡¯s reputation. Its can persuade customers to buy their product. For this reason, advertisements are increasing...
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added: 11/19/2011
You do not take a person who for years has been hobbled by chains and liberate him, bring him up to the starting line of a race and then say, 'You are free to compete with all the others,' and still justly believe that you have been completely fair." Thus spoke Lyndon Johnson. It is because I agree that not all the holes of racism have been filled, and that affirmative action still has a long way to go, that I stand here today firmly negating the resolution regarding affirmative action. Racism is still as widespread as it was when the civil rights acts were formed. This is evident today. For example, the beatings of Rodney King showed us how racist of a nation we still are today. The acquittal of his beaters also showed how biased most whites were. Now, we must take up the words of Lyndon Johnson. In order to give blacks and other racial minorities a chance, some help must be given to them. For the last 400 years, white males were given a great head start. So, in order to even the stakes, the others must too get a head start. Discrimination is, by definition, the unfair treatment of people because they belong to a certain group. Also, recent comments from Senator Trent Lott have emphasized that even the politicians of our nation are still biased and believe in white supremacy, and since the comments alluded to praise for Senator Strom Thurmond, it could be assumed that at the senate is currently under So, a remedy for that would be to aid the people who are suffering from discrimination. Affirmative action is the only way to ensure an integrated society where all of the people have fair chances at getting jobs. The goal of affirmative action is...
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added: 11/28/2011
This book, based on lectures given by Edward Wilmot Blyden during his tenure as Liberia's secretary of state, details the past, present, and future of Liberia as a Pan-Africanist state. Blyden believed that European culture was not relevant to Africans, and that it only diverted attention from African intellectualism. One of the earliest Pan-Africanists, Blyden encouraged all people of African descent to celebrate their heritage and to live in African nations. African Life and Customs was published by C.M. Phillips in London in 1908. The first five chapters of the book were untitled. PREFACE The following pages have been written with the desire, if possible, of unfolding the African, who has received unmixed European culture, to himself, through a study of the customs of his fathers, and also of assisting the European political overlord, ruling in Africa, to arrive at a proper appreciation of conditions. It is now recognised on all hands that the usefulness, true progress, and happiness of the African, and the success of the European in Africa, depend largely, if not entirely, upon the accurate knowledge on the part of the latter of the people and country which he is attempting to exploit. It has been thought best to retain the form of the chapters as they appeared in the Sierra Leone Weekly News. E. W. B. DEDICATION The Author considers it a privilege to dedicate this Little Book as a sincere expression of the highest admiration for character and ability, to WILLIAM JOHN DAVEY, Esquire, for thirty years a partner in the firm of Messrs. ELDER, DEMPSTER & Co., and whose unremitting and effective labours in the cause of africa's enlightenment and progress, during a period of nearly forty years, entitle him to the gratitude and esteem of All Africans. Though we are in a great measure responsible for the happiness and destiny of...
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added: 11/14/2011
PLAN OF ACTION FOR TEACHING PRACTICE "Teach what you know. Know what you teach." This is the basis for my plan of action of teaching practice. Education today has become much more diversified, which means that educators approach to teaching should reflect this diversity. There are a number of things that I would like to implement during teaching practice; however the time available is not sufficient to effectively accomplish everything. First of all, my plan is to ensure that all students under my tenure be successful. I plan to administer a multiple intelligence test and learning style test to all of my students. In this way, I will have more concrete evidence as to how the students that I will teach learn best. This will also enable me to accommodate their diverse preference of learning. In addition, too many students learning preferences are left unrecognized and they are misinterpreted as being lazy or 'dumb.' I must mention that when I was thinking about my action plan for teaching practice, I thought about realistic goals that could be accomplished in the classroom settings that awaited me. Education is paramount in this country and will become even more vital within the next two years with the presence of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (F.T.A.A.). My plan is to equally educate all of my students and to adequately facilitate their learning needs. Furthermore, in order for students to be effectively educated their must be some sort of strategic plan. My plan is to incorporate a number of teaching strategies and methodologies into my lessons to help make them student centered rather than teacher centered. I plan to use methodologies and strategies such as cooperative learning, guided discovery and inquiry teaching, jigsaw, find the fib, number heads together and team stand-n-share just to name a few....
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added: 01/18/2012
Alcohol is a big problem every where you look. It is always being abused by almost everyone who uses it. Whether it be young teens to Adults, alcohol is the most likely drug that these people will use, and abuse. One of the largest problem areas where alcohol is being abused is on the college campuses. The college student alone drink more alcohol than the general population. This is why something should be done about college drinking. Twenty-one may be the legal drinking age, but some how minors find a way to get there hands on an alcoholic beverage. Alcohol is said to be the chosen drug among college students. As I said college students drink more than the general population. It is said that college students spend approximately %4.2 billion every year on alcohol. This money could be spent on 430 gallons of alcohol, and 4 million cans of beer. There are many factors that can effect what college students do, and there decisions while in college. The type of college , the location, ethnic and gender makeup plays a role in in the amount of drinking that occurs on campus. For example colleges with fraternities and sororities have higher statistics, this is because of there sponsored parties. They drink more often, which contributes to heavier drinking. Studies show that college students drink more when they are in a group, which speaks to peer influences. When it comes to drinkingon campus there is no legal drinking age to speak of. This is because when someone goes to a party they don't get carded, they get a cup. The studies show that the ages 18-21 drink more than those who are over 21. Statics also show that the younger the person the more he or she will drink. Forty one percent of...
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added: 01/30/2012
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added: 12/09/2011
Through out recorded history, people of various cultures have relied on what Western medical practitioners today call alternative medicine. The term alternative medicine covers a broad range of healing philosophies, approaches, and therapies. It generally describes those treatments and health care practices that are outside mainstream Western health care. People use these treatments and therapies in a variety of different ways. The most common form of alternative medicine that is the most widely used is herbal medicines. Herbs have been used for thousands of years through out the world. There are records of the Egyptians using them in 1 600 BC, and scriptures that date back to the Yin dynasty in 1 500 BC (3). The Old Testament also has many references to herbal medicines. These natural remedies can be found in millions of homes in the US and Canada today. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 4 billion people, 80 percent of the world population, presently use herbal medicine for some aspect of primary health care (2). There are several benefits to and reasons why people have turned to herbal medicines, different methods in which to use them, the most popular herbs taken for specific problems, and (like with all medicines) cautions you should remember. Even with all the advances in technology and modern drugs that are prescribed, more and more people are turning back to herbs to help their health. One of the main reasons is that they are gentler and safer than drugs. It's almost impossible to overdose on a healing herb, and it's not likely that you'd get addicted to one. They also have fewer to no side effects. "Because treatment is so specifically tailored to each person, the treatments prescribed [by the herbalist] should have no side effects" (4). Any mild side effects that may...
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added: 12/02/2011
According to Ontario's Ministry of Education, it requires that each student within OAC Writer's Craft must produce an Independent Study Unit (ISU) to pass the course. It states that, "The independent-study unit in OAC should culminate in a paper involving original work, such as a short story or a script, or the analysis of the style and structure of a work of literature." The ministry also states that it must account for twenty percent of the final grade. There are few expectations, and few restrictions; only the subject of your choice to study. After all, it's independent. In fact, the term "independent" means needing, wishing, or getting no help from others according to the Sixth Addition of Thorndike and Barnhart's Dictionary. Therefore, I recommend you take this advice in literature seriously. You will always experience predictable frustrating times when you're deciding what to write about for the assignment itself. Everyone knows that if you decided to write an essay, the proper way is to make sure that the ending matches the beginning in some way or another. Who really makes the rules on essay writing? In math you wouldn't be penalized if you put the answer in the blank and then showed your rough work. You have four apples and it doesn't matter how they dropped off the tree, but this isn't mathematics; this is English. You should produce an essay that values aspects of an opening idea, the story/idea itself and of course, the moral or wrapping-up spiel. It's all taught to every student throughout English courses, including all the little future Booker McConnell Prize winners, I should hope. Now here's the next dilemma. It would be a dramatic understatement for me to say I am not exactly a fan of coming up with ISU topics. Being optimistic, I agree that...
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added: 12/14/2011
Animals do have Rights Animals provide a significant supply of goods for human beings, not the least of which supports man's medicinal, food, companion and entertainment needs. However, in spite of all the various ways animals serve mankind, there has historically been little thought given to their own right to existence, having always been considered little more than a disposable commodity. Whether it is the issue of hunting, trapping, food farms, circuses, zoos, laboratory testing or fighting rings, one can readily surmise that animals have long provided -- and will likely continue to provide -- humanity with some of its most basic requirements along with a source of entertainment, all at the cost of the animal's own life. The primary question put forth is whether or not man is taking unfair advantage of his animal counterparts through gross exploitation. Indeed, one must carefully analyze the various supportive efforts that animals routinely perform for the benefit of humanity, as well as the myriad consequences that arise from this selflessness. While there exists two very diverse sides to the animal rights debate, two in particular that are the most prevalent include the inhumanity of pit bull fighting rings and whether or not the animals forced to succumb to such horrendous testing procedures are actually worthy of being considered sentient creatures with rights of their own. "People have been fighting for animals for centuries. But nothing positive has happened. All that effort has been to no avail. I have an irrepressible, constant suspicion that animals are treated worse now than at any time in human history" (Animal Rights, Human Wrongs). The issues that surround animal rights are both broad and complex; not only do they address the primal mistreatment of those from the animal kingdom, but they also appeal to man's inability to recognize the sentience of any creature other than himself. Animal experimentation is a particularly huge component of the animal rights argument, inasmuch as...
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added: 12/20/2011
Anti-Persuasion Persuasive Speech Quintus Tertullianus one said "Truth persuades by teaching, but does not teach by persuading." This means that people believe things (truth) by what there are taught but when the are taught they are given the facts but not persuaded. You should not try to persuade people. It only causes head aches. Three reasons you should not try to persuade people are attempting to persuade others depict a lack of respect for one's beliefs, it wastes time, and it is just plainly unnecessary. First of all attempting to persuade others depicts a lack of respect for ones beliefs and it hurts their feelings. By one person telling another that there belief is wrong and they should believe them, it hurts their feelings. For example if there is a Jewish person was approached by a Christian and that Christian told the Jew that their belief was wrong and that the only way to heaven was through Jesus the Jew might feel offended. Now see if the Christian never tried to [persuade the Jew over to their belief then some feelings might have been saved. Secondly, attempting to persuade others wastes valuable time. The time it takes to persuade someone you could be doing something ore productive. For example at lunch you and a friend are talking and your friend tries to persuade you that you should join the math club. But then you try to persuade her not to. Then the bell rings and you have to go to class. Now that time you wasted debating on whether to join the math club in which neither of you changed your minds could have been spent talking about upcoming events or what you were going to do this weekend. Lastly persuasion is just simply unnecessary because some things that are tried to be persuaded...
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added: 01/09/2012
We have all been taught throughout our lives by our parents to be careful around bears because of how dangerous they can be. However, being the teens we are, we usually just disregard what our parents say. One day, a couple of my friends and myself got a little careless and came across a bear can really be. We all remember that day as if it was yesterday. It was a hot, summer day and we decided to go for a hike on an older, not so used trail in an old park. Little did we know how scary that one day would be and just how much it would change our outlook on our lives. We had been sitting in our campsite for three days and no one wanted to do anything because it was too hot. Just when we were all about to pack up and leave, one of the guys decided that we should go for a hike. Many of the girls protested loudly and said it would be a waste of time. However, there were a few of us that had really wanted to go hiking the whole time we had been there, but did not know of any hiking trails. The few of us that wanted to go hiking left the campsite in the early afternoon. It had to have been the hottest part of the day, but we went anyways. We walked along the main road until we saw a sign that said "Trapper Tim's". Thinking it would be cool to see an old trapping cabin we decided to hike that trail. We were all giggly and sweaty but we were having a good time. We came across a sign that said there was a problem bear in the area, but none of us thought anything of...
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