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    The Communications Decency Act was written in 1995 and was Title V of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. It was led by Senator James Exon who was the primary proponent of the Act. He felt that the Internet was a danger to minors and that it should be censored; this was with specific importance on content that fell into the pornographic category. He is quoted as saying this, “Barbarian pornographers are at the gate and they are using the Internet to gain access to the youth of America.” (Cannon, 1996). So in his quest to protect America’s youth he proposed the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (CDA). Within this Act, there existed two provisions - the anti-indecency provision and the anti-obscenity provision. The provisions stated that it…

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    The Communication Act of 1934: A Critical Critique The author holds the assumption that the majority of Americans would not believe it to be true that the laws which govern access to the Internet were enacted prior to the start of World War 2. However, this is most certainly the case. The Communications Act of 1934 was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 19, 1934 (cited). 5 years, 2 months, and 13 days prior to Germany’s invasion of Poland. 2016 marks 82 years since…

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    To be Mad or Not to be Mad? That is the Question. Have you ever thought of yourself as a tragic hero? A tragic hero a great character in a dramatic tragedy who is destined for defeat. “ According to the critic, a tragic hero has three prominent characteristics: (1) a will-power that surpasses that of average people, (2) an exceptionally intense power of feel- ing, and (3) and unusually high level of intelli- gence.”(George Detmold 219) With being a tragic hero, come a tragic flaw. A tragic flaw…

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    readers have gathered, many single mothers were able to transition out of poverty and have a realistic future for them and their families. Education allowed them to have opportunities they wouldn’t be able to have without it; mothers are able to demolish the stereotypes that they are unable to achieve success without a husband. Education makes such a huge impact in everyone’s life, and people are able to achieve so much with it. Another point Adair makes concerns the negative impact of the…

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    When Jim speaks of the “real, real” truth, this suggests the acknowledgement of his prior inability to face the moral conscious effects of the Patna affair, while the “real” truth suggests his seemingly moral redemption in Patusan. Prior to his time on the Patna, Jim was aboard a training ship fantasizing about saving passengers from sinking ships and other heroic feats, when a group of fellow seamen notified him of a nearby conflict. Jim stood to see the seamen rushing up ladders to the deck,…

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    Counselor educators and supervisors wear multiple hats while conducting services as a supervisor. As a supervisor, it is vital to understand the qualities that each role presents. Within this assignment, I will discuss the three roles I believe to be important within the supervisor role. I will also discuss the challenges that could potentially present themselves while acting as a teacher. Finally, I will discuss the importance of each role and what the literature review reference for future…

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    In one situation, the men of the town crowd around one of the black women, Daisy, fighting over her while the porch sitters watch. There was “A big burst of laughter at Daisy’s discomfiture. The boys had to act out their rivalry too. Only this time, everybody knew they meant some of it. But all the same the porch enjoyed the play and helped out whenever extras were needed” (67). Hurston uses diction choices of “play,” “act out,” and “extras” to connote this scene with a play, as if already…

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    you show how such a character functions in the work. You may wish to discuss how the character affects action, theme, or the development of other characters. Avoid plot summary. In many works of literature, it is often a central point for minor characters to have substantial impacts on a novel. Khaled Hosseini’s “A Thousand Splendid Suns,” for instance, depicts a relationship between a mother and daughter that results in years of feeling unworthy, guilty, and hopeless. The fundamental basis…

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    American College Testing(ACT), a college entrance exam, has expanded in usage throughout the United States to a great extent. Three important developments of the ACT have occurred spanning from the creation of the test to legislations passed only a few years ago. First came the creation of the ACT and why it was created in 1959. The next development was in 2001 when Illinois and Colorado were the first states to require their high school students to take the ACT. The final development was in…

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    Charles Montgomery elaborates in his article “Why We’re Sometimes Kind Without Reason” how people act when they first meet. To us, the first impression is everything and we will be anything just to impress others. Why is it that other people’s opinions always matter the most to us? We let what other humans think of us consume us and all we think and act on is that instinct to make each individual like us. Can you even call yourself an individual if all you do is adjust yourself to other eyes?…

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