Dan Ariely

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  • Exemplification Essay: The Legacy Of Jimmy Hall

    Three years ago Kent State redshirt sophomore Jimmy Hall was sitting inside of a jail cell in New York. Three years ago Hall’s basketball, and possibly his future, was over. Hall had been arrested and charged with burglary. That was the moment in Hall life when for the first time in his life when he realized that there were serious consequences for his mistakes. “We were just kids who weren’t doing the right thing,” Hall said of the situation. “We got caught up in something we weren’t…

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  • Dan Buettner's Blue Zone Analysis

    Animals have to go through evolution to survive just as humans have to adapt living habits to live longer. The National Geographic writer Dan Buettner did a Ted Talk on “how to live to be 100+”in this video Mr. Buettner introduces Blue Zones which are parts of the world where older people are living longer. In Burttner’s research the Blue Zone communities have eight common characteristics that help people to live to be 100 or longer. These eight characteristic are a plant- base diet, moving…

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  • Hold Your Head Up Theme

    Being able to push through when the going gets tough. There are 3 songs that I have chosen that convey the same theme. The writers of these songs are Macklemore a white rapper and Dan Auerbach from the band Cage the Elephant. I intend to analyze “Hold your Head Up” and “Inhale Deep” by Macklemore accompanied by “Trouble” by Dan Auerbach to show how they all convey that we should keep going even when things get hard. The first song “Hold your Head Up” by Macklemore uses symbols to convey the…

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  • Why I Want To Read Essay

    forgoing sleep to get to the next chapter. Dan Brown’s style of writing really resonated with me. Plus, I loved the history, and symbology in the book. The story featuring Robert Langdon as a modern-day “Indiana Jones” captivated me. I found myself rooting for him to figure things before it was too late. I enjoyed the book so much, I finished it in about 3 days. The next time I went home to visit, I borrowed my dad’s copy of Angels and Demons, another Dan Brown book featuring the famous…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of How To Live To Be 100 +

    The other day, I saw a news article about a ninety year old lady who was still dancing despite her age. She hardly looked or acted her age and was clearly on her way to fulfilling National Geographic journalist Dan Buettner’s task of living to be over one hundred which he investigates in his speech “How to Live to be 100+”. In his speech, Buettner delves into what exactly extends life by looking into so called Blue Zones or “ areas where people are living to age one hundred at rates up to ten…

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  • The Way Of The Peaceful Warrior By Dan Millman

    story combined with fiction, based on the life of Dan Millman, a book that contains romance, adventure and life lesions. The book begins with the first year of college of Dan, at Berkeley in California. Dan has been a champion gymnast, who wants to be part of the Olympics; always getting great grades; in shape, attractive and popular; and with a wealthy family, but still is something missing in his life. Everything started one night in which Dan wakes up in the middle of the night because of a…

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  • Kant's Universal Formulation Of The Categorical Imperative

    first understand the definition of the Universal Law Formulation of the Categorical Imperative, and the context in which it is applied. Dan Ariely, a behavioral economist, ran a multitude of experiments in order to properly study lying and the scenarios that would cause them to…

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  • The Effect Of Expectations Chapter 1 Analysis

    In Chapter 9, “The Effect of Expectations” by Dan Ariely, the reader finds that expectations can influence nearly every aspect of our lives. Ariely introduced many examples for the reader to fully understand the chapter. He began the chapter by talking about a sports rivalry between his favored Philadelphia Eagles and his roommates’ team, the New York City Giants. He explained how at the end of the game the Eagles player made an amazing catch inside the endzone but the two friends started…

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  • The Allegory Of The Cave Analysis

    In the stories, What the Best College Students Do by Ken Bain, The Allegory of the Cave by Plato, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass, and The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty by Dan Ariely, the authors convey the importance of the freedom of learning and the different approaches to learning. Each author has a unique way of getting their point across; some through violence and some through experiments. The connection made between these stories is…

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  • Ariely Vs Dinsmore

    No matter what the ultimate goal of a career is most people hope to do work everyday that they enjoy. In the TED talks “How to Find Work you Love” by Scott Dinsmore and “What Makes us Feel Good About our Work?” by Dan Ariely the topic of passion and work is explored. Dinsmore and Ariely take very different avenues to investigate this topic. Although both authors show the benefits someone can find from doing work they enjoy, their arguments how people obtain this enjoyment are different.…

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