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LIsbon
LIsbon
LIsbon The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake and Candide In 1755, an earthquake measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale occurred in Lisbon, Portugal, changing European history and philosophy. But how does one geologic event trigger a paradigm shift from naturalism to liberalism Naturalism unites with rationalism during the Age of Enlightenment, a philosophical movement during the 18th century, which rejects traditional social, religious and political ideas with an emphasis on rationalism. People believe in a wo
The environment1
The environment1
the environment1 THE ENVIRONMENT Our environment is a topic that receives a great deal of attention. The environment has been the basis of numerous television and radio commentaries as well as a multitude of newspaper and magazine articles. The environment is even the foundation for many political debates addressing issues and the concerns about what is happening and what will happen to the environment over the next several years. A look at the past I s helpful in understanding the present conce
The environment2
The environment2
the environment2 THE ENVIRONMENT Our environment is a topic that receives a great deal of attention. The environment has been the basis of numerous television and radio commentaries as well as a multitude of newspaper and magazine articles. The environment is even the foundation for many political debates addressing issues and the concerns about what is happening and what will happen to the environment over the next several years. A look at the past I s helpful in understanding the present conce
Business Ethics1
Business Ethics1
Business Ethics1 How to behave toward oneself and toward other individuals is a matter of making choices: whether to be friendly or unfriendly; whether to tell the truth or lie; whether to be generous or greedy; whether to study in order to pass an exam or to spend valuable study time watching television and cheat to pass it. These, and all other questions about how people act toward themselves and one another are dealt with in a field of study called ethics. Another name for ethics is morality.
Deep Ecololgy
Deep Ecololgy
Deep Ecololgy Deep Ecology/Ecosophy The ideas behind deep ecology have major implications today. They allow people to think more profoundly about the environment and possibly come to a better understanding of their own meaning. People are intensely concerned about the world’s technological adolescence, massive consumerism, and overpopulation. A man named Arne Naess, former head of the philosophy department at the University of Oslo founded an idea that can direct people’s anxiety away from their
Ethics of Cloning
Ethics of Cloning
Ethics of Cloning Running head: Downside of Cloning The Ethical Downside of Cloning Ethics in Health Care October 17, 1998 Introduction For the first time the cloning of a whole human being seems really possible. It is absolutely necessary to consider the harm that can be done and move to curb abuses. Also, it is important to understand some of the theory underlying the desire to build a better human. The Ethical Downside of Cloning With recent developments in the cloning of the first whole mamm
Fammily Friendly for Whose Family
Fammily Friendly for Whose Family
Fammily Friendly for Whose Family Family Friendly for Whose Family? Do workers without children reap the same rewards as do their colleagues who are parents? Equal work for equal pay has long been the American mantra, but are parents more equal? The childfree say it is dangerous to promote one lifestyle and set of personal choices above others. Granting special privileges to those that reproduce creates unprivilege and subtle social pressure for those that don\'t. Parenting is a choice. With tha
Genetics
Genetics
Genetics Genetics: Issues of IVF, screening, pre-selection, genetic testing, cloning and the social implications. James Watson once said, “We used to think that our fate was in our stars. Now we know that, in large measure, our fate is in our Genes” (Jaroff 1998). On June 26th 2000, The Human Genome Project will unveil its rough draft mapping of the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequences within the human chromosomes (genetic code), to the public. The project has been ongoing since the late eighti
A Seize of Power
A Seize of Power
A Seize of Power A Seize of Power After WWI, Germany was in a exceedingly unpleasant state. It had been forced, by the Treaty of Versailles, to take full blame for the war. This meant that Germany would have to pay reparations for all of the other countries. Reparations were even harder to pay since Germany was in the midst of one of the worst stagflation epidemics in history. Not to mention a brand new government, one that had nothing to do with the signing of this treaty, had taken over power.
A Time in History
A Time in History
A Time in History Presidetial election 2000 By: Noah Kravitz The two main candidates for the election of 2000 are George W. Bush and Al Gore. Al Gore, of course, being the current Vice President. I have never been into the whole politics game. But, know that I am 18 years old I feel I should start paying more attention to political issues. I don\'t know if I am going to vote this year, and if I did I don\'t know who I would vote for. I really don\'t know much about either canditate. All I know i
Calvanism and the Religious Wars
Calvanism and the Religious Wars
Calvanism and the Religious Wars Title – Calvinism and the Religious Wars Place of Publication – New York, 1971 Publisher – Howard Fertig, Inc. This book is about pretty much the beginning of Calvinism and how it played a major role in the reforming of mid to late fifteenth century Europe. Franklin Charles Palm tries to exam the role in which John Calvin used his love for the sacred scriptures and religion to reform the way he lived, and the rest of the world. Concentrating mostly on Europe at t
Christian church in MA
Christian church in MA
christian church in MA The Christian Church in the Middle Ages played a significant role in society. Unfortunately though, the church is often regarded as the capital of corruption, evil, and worldliness. Today, so many people depict the medieval church as being led by materialistic popes, devouring tithes from poverty-stricken peasants, having various illegitimate children, and granting indulgences for money from wayward believers. Yes, circumstances like this may have been the case, and is oft
Comparing and Contrasting two World Famous Politic
Comparing and Contrasting two World Famous Politic
Comparing and Contrasting two World Famous Political Theorists Both leaders of their generations, Martin Luther and Niccolo Machiavelli were also religious and political icons. Through their theses, essays, and books they were able to successfully convey their views to the public. Martin Luther was a lawyer turned priest, who tried to open the eyes of the public to the general corruption of the Catholic Church. His 95 theses were the foundation of the Protestant Reformation, while Machiavelli us
European History 622 Justinian
European History 622 Justinian
European History 622 Justinian 1. Justinians court was much like the Easterns rule; the subjects were spaced from the rulers in space, dress and obedience. The laws were in Latin, even though the common language was Greek. 2. · 622- Heraclius opened a successful attack on the Persians. · 628- At Ctesiphon a peace treat was signed in favor of Heraclius · 632- Muhammads followers conquered and ran the Empire. · 717-718- Leo III beat back Muslim attack on Constantinople. 3. Iconoclastic policy u
For Love Glory and Honor
For Love Glory and Honor
For Love Glory and Honor FOR LOVE, GLORY, AND HONOR HER LITTLE MAJESTY: THE LIFE OF QUEEN VICTORIA Author: Carolly Erickson Report Written By: Julia Schwartz November 1, 1999 FOR LOVE, GLORY, AND HONOR Her Little Majesty: The Life of Queen Victoria, written by Carolly Erickson, was a candid tale of the life of Victoria, a British queen whose obstinate and pertinacious behavior helped to maintain England\'s impenetrable reign over the rest of the world. Erickson aimed to prove that women, such as
Hunger For The Divine
Hunger For The Divine
Hunger For The Divine People long to go on pilgrimages, and pious wanderers to visit strange lands and far-off shrines in different countries. The Later Middle Ages were a time with many conflicting issues and positions. On one hand there was the church officials who were constantly fighting in their own ranks. The Great Schism is a great example of church quarreling. France and its satellite nations all recognized Clement VII while the rest of Europe agreed that Urban VI was the one true pope
Politics and Religion
Politics and Religion
Politics and Religion (This is about the Protestant Reformation, i believed that it has always existed strictly as a political event) Politics and Religion Political and social struggles causes many religious uprising. Even though Religious Reformations are major breakthroughs in the Catholic Church, its premises remained strictly as a political event. Protestantism was a technique used by noble princes as well as emperors to break away from the control of the Catholic Church and also a reason t
The cultural diversity in the Euuropean Union
The cultural diversity in the Euuropean Union
The cultural diversity in the Euuropean Union 02 jun 2000 RESEARCH PAPER The European Union and its cultural diversity Meike Berns Int 305 City-University Thesis The European Union and its cultural diversity I would like to discuss that a sense of community which is necessary in business and in daily life is not achieved yet. Even with opening the borders between the member states and establishing a common currency the work is not done yet. The question often asked is how to achieve a sense of c
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
Czech Republic Senator Joseph McCarthy’s political career was in danger when he walked into the Colony Restaurant in Washington, DC for dinner with three of his friends. The date was January 7, 1950. A month earlier, he had been voted worst U.S. Senator in a poll of Senate correspondents. In his earlier years as Senator, he had been known for taking loans and funds from businesses totaling $30,000. This included the Pepsi-Cola company, which earned him the nickname “Pepsi-Cola Joe”1, and the Lus
Development geography
Development geography
development geography Using a variety of contemporary geographic issues, discuss how they are related to the levels of development in nations that you have studied. The reasons for high or low development within any nation directly relates to an assortment of geographic issues. These can include things such as the changes to social and political power within a nation, people’s access to housing and employment, and the environmental quality in which the nation is surrounded. Environmental quality
Environmental challenges in Central California
Environmental challenges in Central California
Environmental challenges in Central California A key environmental challenge not only in the Central Valley but also in all of California is how to protect and preserve both the regions agricultural resources and its coastal boundaries. California is a unique state; we are basically a bunch of states/separate regions that are all encompassed under one defined boundary. We have a large coastline, industry, agriculture, mountains, forests, deserts, valleys, large and small cities, and major inters
Norway
Norway
norway Geography The official country name in conventional long form is the Kingdom of Norway. Norge is the local short form. The capital of Norway is Oslo. Norway is situated far to the north in the western corner of Europe bordering the North Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. Norway shares borders with Sweden, Finland and Russia. The Kingdom of Norway, in addition to the mainland, includes the Svalbard archipelago and Jan Mayen. Norway also has territories in the Antarctic region. These are Bo
SubSaharan Africa
SubSaharan Africa
SubSaharan Africa Introduction 2 Population 4 Fertility 4 Causes of High Fertility 5 Cultural determinants of fertility 5 Mortality 5 Migration and Refugee Issues 6 Agricultural Performance 7 Women\'s Time, and Their Role in Rural Production and Household Maintenance Systems 7 An Action Plan 8 Reducing Fertility Rates 8 Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture 8 Infrastructure Development and Settlement Policy 10 Water 10 Poverty 11 HIV/AIDS 11 Slowing Population Growth 12 Conclusion 12
SubSaharan Africa1
SubSaharan Africa1
SubSaharan Africa1 Introduction 2 Population 4 Fertility 4 Causes of High Fertility 5 Cultural determinants of fertility 5 Mortality 5 Migration and Refugee Issues 6 Agricultural Performance 7 Women\'s Time, and Their Role in Rural Production and Household Maintenance Systems 7 An Action Plan 8 Reducing Fertility Rates 8 Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture 8 Infrastructure Development and Settlement Policy 10 Water 10 Poverty 11 HIV/AIDS 11 Slowing Population Growth 12 Conclusion 1
Thailand1
Thailand1
Thailand1 IINTRODUCTION Thailand, formerly Siam, officially Kingdom of Thailand, kingdom in Southeast Asia, bounded by Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) on the north and west, by Laos on the northeast, by Cambodia and the Gulf of Thailand (Siam) on the southeast, by Malaysia on the south, and by the Andaman Sea and Myanmar on the southwest. The total area of Thailand is 513,115 sq km (198,115 sq mi). Bangkok is the capital and largest city. IILAND AND RESOURCES Thailand lies within the Indochine
Transfers of technology from the developing wolrd
Transfers of technology from the developing wolrd
transfers of technology from the developing wolrd In an era where human progress is soaring at a dizzying rate, society must adapt its technology to solve current world issues. In a world where the Internet, cell phones and notebook computers are becoming a necessity for everyday living, we often forget about those who still suffer attempting to meet their basic needs, including clean water, food and health care. It is time for the developed world to use their technology to help those who can no
2000 election
2000 election
2000 election The two main candidates for the election of 2000 are George W. Bush and Al Gore. Al Gore, of course, being the current Vice President. I have never been into the whole politics game. But, know that I am 18 years old I feel I should start paying more attention to political issues. I don\'t know if I am going to vote this year, and if I did I don\'t know who I would vote for. I really don\'t know much about either canditate. All I know is that Gore is Vice President to Clinton, and w
Campaign Funding
Campaign Funding
Campaign Funding What We Don’t Know About Campaign Finance Does Hurt Us. “No matter what your social issue, if you want to solve it get the money out of politics. Only then will lawmakers vote for their people rather than their pocketbooks.” Jack E. Lohman. Money corrupts politics, and when contributions are being made to candidates it is not in the best interest of the American people. Campaign Finance is out of control in today’s political races. Candidates are taking money from wherever and w
Censor the Internet
Censor the Internet
Censor the Internet Censor the Internet? The freedom of speech that was possible on the Internet could now be subjected to governmental approvals. For example, China is attempting to res5trict political expression, in the name of security and social stability. It requires users of the Internet and e-mail to register, so that they can monitor their activities (Gates). In the United Kingdom, state secrets and personal attacks are off limits on the Internet. Laws are strict and the government is ex
Communism The Ideal Society
Communism The Ideal Society
Communism The Ideal Society Communism-The Ideal Society? Society is flawed. There are critical imbalances in it that are causing much of humanity to suffer. I suppose that this would be the driving force behind humanitys relentless search to plan and create a perfect society. An essential part of having an unflawed society would be having a perfect government. Throughout history, we have always strived to find different types of governments that would work more efficiently and more fairly for t
Conflict in the middle east
Conflict in the middle east
conflict in the middle east The purpose of this research paper will be to assess and analyze specific principles and theories of negotiation and conflict management as reflected by a specific story of the Middle East peace process within the named article. The article is entitled The Wounds Of Peace, by Connie Bruck. This, of course, is one individual author\'s perspective, yet, nevertheless, it is the view of this author that much of the content is historically factual and accurate, with a de
Corporate Elite
Corporate Elite
Corporate Elite Elitist theory holds that the majority of political power is held by a relatively small and wealthy group of people, which share similar principles and interests. Most members of this group are born into affluent families. The majority of top leaders in the United States come from this privileged group. The power elite utilizes a variety of resources to dictate public policy. These individuals tend to hold top management positions within big corporations. These corporations are u
Executive Orders
Executive Orders
Executive Orders Orders Issued by President Bill Clinton What are Executive Orders? Executive Orders are official documents, Executive numbered consecutively, through which the President of the United States manages the operations of the Federal Government. Some Executive Orders in the past have created new commissions, councils, task forces and committees; issued and allocated bonds; authorized permit issuance; etc. 40 Executive Orders issued by President Clinton Date Document Titles 1. 2000-12
Freedom of the Press conflicts
Freedom of the Press conflicts
Freedom of the Press conflicts From the moment she stepped foot outside, Princess Diana of Whales had camera lenses and microphones pushed in her face. She was constantly pursued and for this reason she sometimes had to hide or disguise herself in order to avoid the unyielding persistence and constant harassment of the press. Eugene Robinson, a journalist in England said, For the tabloids, day in and day out, no story is bigger than the royal family. All the tabloids employ royal-watching repor
Government Control of the Internet
Government Control of the Internet
Government Control of the Internet -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Computer Science Government Intervention of the Internet During the past decade, our society has become based solely on the ability to move large amounts of information across large distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone\'s life. The natural evolution of computers and this need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global network of interconnected computers
Greenpeace
Greenpeace
greenpeace Greenpeace History The year 1996 is a year of celebration for greenpeace. They are celebrating their 25th year anniversary. Everything startde in 1969; Members were part of the ‘’Don’t make a wave’’ committee in vancouver. This committee was founded by Jim Bohlen. He was a forty-three year old American and was a composite-materials researcher. Another founder of the committee was Irving Stowe; he was a Philadelphia lawyer. A jew who had joined the Quaker religion. Paul Cote, a canadia
Imperal Presidentsy
Imperal Presidentsy
Imperal Presidentsy War, or even the threat of it, has always seemed to give the president more power. In times of war Americans often readily give more power to the president, but once the crisis is over the public then becomes concerned with whether they have created an office that has become imperial. The office of the president has become increasingly more powerful over the last 50-60 years. Even though the power to declare war and send US troops into war belonged to Congress there have many
Inflation
Inflation
Inflation “INFLATION” Inflation, in economics, is used to describe an increase in the value of money; in relation to the goods and services it will buy. Inflation is the sustained rise in the aggregate level of prices measured by an index of the cost of various goods and services. Repetitive price increase cause the purchasing power of money and other financial assets with fixed values, creating serious economic uncertainty. Inflation results when actual economic pressures anticipation of future
Locke
Locke
Locke There were many philosophers throughout the Enlightenment period. Some of these great thinkers shared similar views on related ideas, others differed completely. I personally agreed most with John Locke’s philosophies. Locke was born in 1632 and died in 1704. His works concerned human nature, how the structure of a society should be set up, and other issues to that effect. Locke’s philosophies and books are all applicable to our society today and some of our country’s political foundations
Machiavellis the Prince
Machiavellis the Prince
Machiavellis the Prince The Prince, written in 1513 by Niccolo Machiavelli is regarded as one of the most crucial yet controversial works in the field of political science. It holds Machiavelli\'s observations and reflections on Italian political history. It was written in response to the decay of the Italian states system. This book was designed specifically to captivate and transform its readers to analyze and adopt Machiavelli\'s perspective as it was initially written and dedicated to Lorenz
Martin Brian Mulroney
Martin Brian Mulroney
Martin Brian Mulroney Martin Brian Mulroney became the 18th prime minister of Canada on September 17, 1984, after his party, the Progressive Conservatives won the greatest parliamentary victory ever in Canadian history. Mulroney was born in 1939, the son of an electrician, in the paper mill town of Baie Comeau, Quebec. Mulroney attended a very strict military type all boys’ school until the age of 16 when he entered Saint Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. There he earned an h
McCarthys Abuse of Power
McCarthys Abuse of Power
McCarthys Abuse of Power In 1954 a young junior Senator from the state of Wisconsin held the entire Senate in the palm of his hand. Senator Joseph R. McCarthy used an aggressive strategy of lies, personal attacks, and propaganda in an aggressive attempt to gain power. Was Senator McCarthy a crusader for the common good of the people or was he the ringleader of a witch-hunt seeking only political power? What tactics did McCarthy use to gain his power? What brought about his demise? Joseph McCarth
Nationalism Is The Source Of Conflict Between Pale
Nationalism Is The Source Of Conflict Between Pale
Nationalism Is The Source Of Conflict Between Palestine And Israel Nationalism is the source of the conflict between Israel and Palestine. The conflict has gone on for many years. There is a lot of religious history behind the problems they have had. The Middle East has been affected politically, economically, and socially by these conflicts. Many peace agreements have been signed to solve these conflicts, however the tensions between the two are too great to stop. The history between Israel and
Nixon
Nixon
nixon Richard Millhouse Nixon, our 37th President of the United States was born on January 9, 1913 on Yorba Linda California. Nixon attended different elementary schools trough out Yorba Linda, Whittier, and Fullerton. In high school Nixon played football, and he also got into debating. After high school Nixon attended Whittier Collage, where he became president of the student body and also won many debating awards. When he graduated Whittier collage in 1934, he received a scholarship to Duke Un
None Provided1
None Provided1
None Provided1 An Old Fashion Dog Fight in the Big Apple: D’Amato vs. Schumer The 1998 U.S. Senate race in New York is one of the most heated and competitive political battles in the country. New York has traditionally been a place where only the strong willed, and tough at heart could compete; a place where crafty tactics, extensive connections, and stocks of cash are essential aspects of political competition. This year’s combat field of a campaign has been no exception. The two primary candid
Plutonium
Plutonium
plutonium us a legitimate democracy By: rob colwell E-mail: [email protected] The U.S. - a Legitimate Democracy? In any system which claims to be democratic, a question of its legitimacy remains. A truly democratic political system has certain characteristics which prove its legitimacy with their existence. One essential characteristic of a legitimate democracy is that it allows people to freely make choices without government intervention. Another necessary characteristic which legitimates
Progressive Stuff
Progressive Stuff
Progressive Stuff TRUTH AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE PROFESSIONS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF \'TRUTH IN ADVERTISING\' AND \'TRUE AND FAIR\' FINANCIAL STATEMENTS IN NORTH AMERICA DURING THE PROGRESSIVE ERA Both advertisers and auditors wrestled with the truth of their text during the Progressive Era (1880-1940). Although in North America, advertisers adopted truth in advertising as a theme, auditors rejected true and fair as a description of financial statements. Auditors instead adopted the weaker s
Questions for a government assignment
Questions for a government assignment
questions for a government assignment National Judiciary 1. During the period before the Constitution was ratified, the Articles of Confederation gave a 2. The Dual Court System works by splitting the courts into 2 distinct systems; the national judiciary system and the state judiciary system. The State Courts deal with most cases in the country. The national judiciary system deals with constitutional and national issues. 3. The 2 kinds of Federal Courts are Special and Constitutional Courts. Th
Referendums in Canada
Referendums in Canada
Referendums in Canada There are many issues of concern to Canada. One issue of importance is whether or not the government of Canada should conduct more referendums in making decisions on important issues. This issue is important, the way in which it is answered determines how much effort the people of Canada want to put into solving such issues, and whether or not the government would support the people\'s decision. If the people of Canada believe the government of Canada should conduct more re
Russia vs United States
Russia vs United States
Russia vs United States The United States and Russia have been battling off pernicious factions menacing the stability of their democracies over the years. Russia has come a long way over the past century, enduring a number of different phases that have completely desecrated any power Russia may have had paralleled to the rest of the world. The United States, however, has been evolving into a prosperous world power that has led to new respect from many other nations. Both Russia and the United S