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    “The way of the peaceful warrior” is based in a true 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 nightmare he is having. Unable to go back to sleep, he goes to take a walk to a nearby gas station. When he arrive at the gas station he sees an old man, who at the one moment was right in front of…

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    make it better. Admittedly, I should have asked for help sooner and much more than I did, instead of just struggling on my own and not getting very far. In the end, I managed to finish it, though I don’t think I did the best job that I could have done because at that point I was so stressed out about it that I just wanted it done. If I ever have to do that kind of paper again I will certainly pick a topic that is easier to focus and I will probably work with someone in the writing center to…

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    in many ways, they pervade popular culture. Nowadays, reality shows are everywhere in magazines, newspapers, discussion with others and even on the billboards. These shows give hope to poor people to show talent in front of the world. So, everyone has a chance to show their talent on the reality shows, even the rich and poor people. In the show One Tree Hill, there are three characters that show examples of three different perfect children and their parents’ expectation. The first character is…

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    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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    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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    If I had the choice to attain an online education while living anywhere in the world I would choose to live in a blue zone www.bluzones.com/about-blue-zones. There are (5) blue zones in the world and they are: The Italian Island of Sardinia; Okinawa ,Japan; Loma Linda, California; Costa Rica's isolated peninsula; Icaria, and isolated Greek island. I choose the blue zone because civilization is supposedly less stressful, people have healthy diets, and have strong family and social ties in the…

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    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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    Book Review- Predictably Irrational The purpose of this paper is to review the book, Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely and more specifically address a single concept discussed in the book. First, I’ll offer a brief synopsis of the book. Second, I will discuss the concept of the cost of social and market norms from the book. Lastly, I’ll connect the concepts of social and market norms in relationship to a select few concepts discussed so far in the class, ADM 560. Synopsis of the Book…

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    From picking between two cereals to deciding who to take on a date, decisions affect us every day. Decisions might be perceived as easy to make but there is reason behind why we make the decisions we do. The book Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely explores how we make decisions. Dan Ariely is a Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. In addition, he founded the Center for Advanced Hindsight, and is the author of multiple books (Ariely). Ariely uses the concept of…

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    Buettner How To Be 100 +

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    During his Tedtalk lecture,” How to Live to be 100+,” Dan Buettner discusses ways that people can increase their life expectancy. He references something called the Danish Twin Study and says that roughly 10% of a person’s longevity is dictated by their genes, whereas the other 90% is dictated by our lifestyle (Buettner par. 1). There is so much conflicting advice and data on what people can do to make themselves live longer that most Americans really have no idea what it is that they should be…

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