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  • Short Biography: Ted Bundy

    objects to be carrying around in the car with you, such as a, a ski mask, a second mask fashioned from pantyhose, a crowbar, handcuffs, trash bags, a coil of rope, an ice pick, and other items initially assumed to be burglary tools. Bundy however, explained to the officer that the ski mask was for skiing, he had found the handcuffs in a dumpster, and the rest were common household items. However, the detective remembered a similar suspect and car description from the November 1974 DaRonch kidnapping and Bundy's name from Kloepfer's December 1974 phone call. While in a search of Bundy’s apartment, police found a guide to Colorado ski resorts with a checkmark by the Wildwood Inn, and a brochure advertising the Viewmont High School play in Bountiful, but nothing sufficiently incriminating to hold him. He was soon released on his own recognizance. On October 2, detectives put Bundy in a lineup before DaRonch, who immediately identified him as "Officer Roseland". Witnesses picked him from the same lineup as the stranger lurking about the high school auditorium. There was insufficient evidence linking him to Debra Kent but more than enough to charge him with aggravated kidnapping and attempted criminal assault in the DaRonch case. He was freed on whopping $15,000 bail, paid by his parents; he spent most of the time between indictment and trial in Seattle, living in Kloepfer's house. Seattle police had insufficient evidence to charge him in the Pacific Northwest murders, but kept…

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  • Trip To Bountiful And The Glass Menagerie Essay

    The trip to Bountiful and The Glass Menagerie, both have something to offer whether a lesson or a moral, these plays are a great read. Though these plays have their differences they also have their similarities. For example both have disabled people, and both are looked down upon. When you look at the plays you will also find that one character in each production had a dream and went for it. These are just some of the similarities between the two plays, The Glass Menagerie and the Trip to…

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  • Igbo Tradition

    I think the most interesting and relatable cultural idea is the simultaneous societal acceptance and individual questioning of the traditionalist Igbo way of life. Tradition, including oral tradition, as Anthony mentioned, is imperative for the survival of the Igbo people. Because a bountiful harvest is necessary for survival, for example, those with the most bountiful harvests are honored and given titles. This tradition essentially positively reinforces the necessity of harvesting crops. There…

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  • Utilitarianism In The Lottery

    From the perspective of a Utilitarian, the characters in The Lottery would be regarded as ethical in carrying out their ritualistic sacrifice, assuming what Old Man Warner said is true. After hearing dispute of the lottery’s necessity and Mr. Adams proclaiming that “the North village (is) talking of giving up the lottery, Warner retorts that they’re a “pack of crazy fools.” Warner later states that if there is “a lottery in June, corn be heavy soon”, hinting at the value of the macabre ceremony.…

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  • Geology Research Paper

    uses of geology every day have been overlooked far too often. There are countless uses for geology that people do not realize. Geology is mainly used to benefit us. Geologic knowledge is a requirement to obtain groundwater. A bountiful amount of goods are created with the help of geology. Unexpectedly large amounts of minerals are utilized in modern technology. For example, batteries, phones, and houses are all made with geologic awareness. Geology is a major factor in almost all aspects of…

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  • Tropical Island In Lord Of The Flies

    In the book Lord of the Flies the tropical island, with its bountiful food and untouched beauty symbolizes paradise. It is like the Garden of Eden in which the boys can try to create the perfect society from scratch. In the beginning Adam and Eve started living in a wonderful garden until they were tempted by evil and the same happened to the boy’s living in the tropical island. In the end the island changes over the course of the novel. The island symbolizes the Garden of Eden because it…

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  • Romanticism In Walt Whitman's Song Of Myself

    farmland. Fish swam in bountiful schools, transportation moved people simply, and the soil permitted seeds to flourish. Tradesmen mined metals such as flint and copper in the surrounding areas. Their civilizations greatly benefited from a connection with their local delta ecosystem. Nature further acts as an inspiration from which to learn. Writers such as Walt Whitman and Ralph Waldo Emerson both emphasized nature in their late transcendentalist writing, influenced by romanticism and in…

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  • The Yasna Liturgy: Most Important Zoroastrianism Theology

    that exists in the realm of Wisdom invisible to the eye. But is accessible to the spirit and the minds eye in the “menog” realm . The physical world is called the “getig” realm. [ D. F. Kotwal and J. W. Boyd, “A Persian Offering: The Yasna: A Zoroastrian High Liturgy.”( Paris:1991)4]The service is so that the spirit realm and the physical realm can both become connected in the fight against the Lie or Angra Mainyu. The ritual is a sort of a weapon that is used to fight against Angra Mainyu .The…

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  • Domesticated Animals In The Americas

    Before the arrival of Europeans in the Americas, hunting, fishing, farming, gathering, and raising domesticated animals were the most common ways people sustained their way of life. Even though the Native Americans were suffering from an insufficiency of farming capability, their abilities to adapt to their environment was good and gave them a greater sense of appreciation for their bountiful land. Natives were one of the populations who lived more naturally. They used trees and rocks to produce…

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  • Ancient Egypt Legacy

    While Egypt was being attacked by rivaling societies its defending armies were weakened to the state of vulnerability, soon after Rome took advantage of this opportunity to conquer new land and took over. Now that the Romans had all of this bountiful land they planned on using it for farming and trade. In the end Egypt's legacy is that of a strong advanced society that over time was overwhelmed by the Roman Armies and trickery. Your tour has come to an end. You have seen many things, learned…

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