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  • Personal Narrative: My Secret Lake

    Life and death seem so different, so distinct; only, after what happened tonight, I can’t tell the difference anymore. Keflavík, Iceland is my safe haven, my home. It is where my great grandfather learned how to herd sheep, where my mother fell in love with my father, where I was born. Every day of Winter, after the sun has set, I slip out into the silence of the night to sit alongside my Secret Lake. It is my way to escape reality, to just be. The water is frozen, the ice glistening in the soft…

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  • Postpartum Cows

    Introduction As is common in other livestock species, social organization of cattle relies on relationships of dominance throughout the herd. Dominance in a herd is attributed to several factors including animal age, body weight, body size and/or height, presence of horns, territoriality breed (if in a multi-breed herd) and physiological state (i.e. pre- or postpartum/ lactating). Social organization of herd dominant and subordinate animals have been observed as a major factor effecting several…

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  • Keturah Belknap Case Study

    Another important task of some women was to sew the canvas on top of the wagon and sometimes used the assistance of family members and friends to complete this task. The cloth was used in order to protect them from the weather they were going to encounter in addition to protecting them from the occasion brutal rays of the sun. In the case of Keturah Belknap, we are informed about the preparation for the long and anguishing trip to the west and the difficulties of having to say goodbye to…

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  • Franklin Minute Men

    One other crucial task that was done in Franklin that provides the town as a representation of other settlements in the valley was the type of protection that was used to protect the settlers. While the main valley militia unit was stationed in Logan, each settlement, including Franklin had their own group of minute men. In Franklin, the minute men were composed of all able-bodied men who were capable of being ready in the event of danger, and each man in the militia had his own horse and rifle.…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Factory Farming

    States that produces most of the food. Industrial agriculture features enormous animal production facilities and single-crop farms. The system is meant to produce a sustainable and massive amount of food. Within the system is the production of: meat, dairy, fish, vegetables, and fruits. The production of these items would be considered healthy if they were not altered with additives, GMO’s, hormones, pesticides, and antibiotics. Over the past decades, questionable practices by the system have…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Federal State Prisons

    In 2013 over one and a half million people have 3 meals a day, a warm bed, shelter, free exercise, and free entertainment. Welcome to prison, a place that almost rewards you for doing something wrong. One million federal state prisons, and seven hundred and fifty local prisons, each costing about seventy three million dollars for one prison. Why? Well fun fact, you are paying for them. Congratulations! Every single one of us have supported a murderer in one way or another, we all have paid taxes…

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  • Polyfarm Summary

    Michael Pollan article refers to his experience on the Polyfarm and its complex way of operating. Pollan never really stats that factory farms should be abolished but he does make an argument for why Polyface farm is more logically and sustainable. Pollon discuses the differences between factory farming and Polyface farming in logic. Factory farming is production of a single animal or crop better know as monoculture (Pollon, 377). When there is a chicken factory farm it can only produce…

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  • Bad Luck Way Analysis

    My experience working at was eye opening and made me realize what real hard work is. We take all the things we have in supermarket for granted but we never really think of the behind the scenes of our food. Or how cozy and commutable are jobs are compared to some other people’s jobs and most of all that we let ourselves become confined to a single location. This world is so big and there’s so much to learn on everything. Those summers I spent I learned a lot about ranching and had some great…

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  • Inequality In Guns, Germs And Steel Diamond

    “Why is there so much inequality in the world: where some societies have so much, while others have so little?” Inequality is defined as “difference in size, degree, circumstances, etc.; lack of equality” In Guns, Germs and Steel Diamond explains why the world is so full of inequality and some reasons why are animals as food, milk & etc., animals as beasts of burden and useful plants. One of the reasons why there’s so much inequality in the world is because of animals being used as food, milk,…

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  • Golf Car Research Paper

    When I was a little boy I experienced a lot of things.What I experienced when I was young was riding and driving golf carts, four wheelers, and dirtbikes.I drive golf carts to just ride down dirt roads with my friends.I drive my fourwheeler in mud pits or simple small ponds, I also used to race dirt bikes, with my brother around our land.When i was little my Grandpa would make me get on the fourwheeler and load a trailer with dirt and make me pull it and fill up holes in the driveway or the…

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