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    organisms” (Nowak, 2006). This is not to say that just because our organisms function collaboratively we ourselves are prone to this behavior necessarily, but it does demonstrate how our genetic system functions through the process of cooperation. In addition, the behavior cooperation is briefly described to pay cost for another individual whereas defector has no cost and does not exclude benefit. The defector in this research is someone who does not possess a cooperative behavior, in other words, its purpose only concerns self-interest. These two conflicting behaviors will aid our understanding towards the key concepts of cooperating for a collective objective. Considering s term such as a defector allows us to understand the consequences of not cooperating in a group or what unintended benefits could come out of it. Cost and benefit are measured in fitness. According to this research a group of people that only occupy the cooperative gene have a high average of fitness, whereas the group that holds only the defector genes have the lowest average of fitness, nonetheless a group that holds a mixture of cooperative and a defector gene, the defector gene has the highest average of fitness (Dugatkin, 2007). The five mechanisms are meant to guide us with understanding how the variation of fitness could increase or decrease within a population. Kin selection is approached by including the term altruism, acting for the benefit of others by sacrificing one’s well-being for someone…

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    In search of April Raintree/Defector Comprehensive Essay Most people had the privilege to grow up within loving and caring families, that includes a set of people that fulfil different relationship needs. In both books, In search of April Raintree and Defector, the protagonists lack that privilege by which they’re separated from their families and taken into foster care. Due to this, both April (from I.S.A.R) and Tessa (from Defector) take time to search for their blood related families. While…

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    That was 2003. I went to the city of Shenyang located in the northeaster district of China. There were a lot of South Koreans as well as North Korean defectors hiding out. At first, I rent a room at 300 won per a month. I was firmly determined not to be trafficked by strangers and did everything, such as a mother’s help, a restaurant’s server, to earn money. Yet, it was very hard to get a well-paid job since I could not speak Chinese. Although I said I was not a North Korean, people could know…

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    Sometime it occurs when we do not expect it. It takes some time to get used to it. When we cannot accept the change, we try to adjust with it and that is what Shin and many other North Korean defectors do. When they escape from the labor camp or from the North Korea, they have no idea about what is outside of labor camp or the North Korea. They are not aware of outsider world and they do not know how outsider world looks like. Labor camp or the North Korea is like a boundary to them. When they…

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    of the Far East by night, you'll see a large splotch curiously lacking in light” (p. 3). Nothing to envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea, by Barbara Demick is a unique heartrending book based on the experiences of six North Koreans or defectors over the course of fifteen years. Over the course of this time, the defectors she chose to interview experienced the death of Kim II-Sung, the rise of his son Kim Jong-II to power, and a demoralizing scarcity that was responsible for the deaths of…

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    This paper will look to analyze why certain Jews in the Ultra-Orthodox movement decide to defect from their upbringing. It will examine what commonalities, if any, there are between defectors, in leaving their community. The transition between a religious and secular life is dramatic, confusing, and lonely. What happens after one decides to make the switch and leave their community? What are the major struggles they face during and after transition? Do all Jews that defect become completely…

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    We could understand as to why the North Korean government were unhappy with the movie; no country leader would be amused if there were a movie made about their assassination. But the North Koreans took it so personally that they had brought the fictional movie to a whole new level to the point that they threatened the country. Apparently, what’s more interesting is that it was not only the North Korean governments or Kim Jong-un’s ‘fans’ that disliked the movie, but North Korean defectors did…

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    The Allegory of the Cave is a perfect example of how people can be ignorant, and refuse to see something from others perspective. This can relate to many current events in today’s world. What is happening in North Korea is a perfect example of how people choose only to see from their perception. Everything from the puppeteers relating to Kim Jong-un, to the shackles equating to not being able to leave or know anything from the outside world, all correlate to the Allegory of the Cave. To start…

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    camps by the Nazis. One escaped prisoner from the camp, named Hyuk Kim, described it as being an animal at the camps and there was “no thinking, no free will. Just fear.” The only thing he cared about in the camp was finding food and how to get more of it. These two factors are leading North Korean defectors to take action. A defector, named Chio Min-hyuk, tells South China Morning Post Magazine all about what is happening. He says that weapons are being smuggled over the border and…

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    given to them. Even when Equality is given the job of a street sweeper he’s happy because that’s what the government gave him, “”Street sweeper.”” Equality then goes on to describe his feelings eventually coming to be happy, “so we were happy…” (Rand 26). In North Korea they don’t dictate jobs, but they do control the citizen’s personal life. For example the “government provides money and food” (“Defectors”). Another example is when a North Korean disagrees with their government, they’re either…

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