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    “inevitable, necessary accompaniment of Beauty with Terror” (Baker 169). Death’s perspective and use of Liesel’s story shows the sublime: sublimity revolves around death. Often in literature, dominoes are used to symbolize a deeper meaning, such as cause and effect. A scene in the novel shows the innocent Steiner children, building up a structure of dominoes “that was so carefully planned” (Zusak 408), just to watch it fall. Yet, the children admired the sublimity of the event, they “would smile at the beauty of destruction” (Zusak 408). After their admiration of the fallen dominoes, their older brother mentions that “they look like dead bodies” (Zusak 410), which shows the different perspectives of reality between the Steiner children. The small oblong pieces the children played with convey how “sublimity itself must ‘[flash] forth at the right moment [scattering] everything before it like a thunderbolt’” (Baker 168). The dominoes reveal the destruction of mankind: war. They also show how the consequences of a single nudge can cause total wreckage to a structure, just as Hitler used language to cause a domino effect in Germany: one small thing led to countless others, which in the end, led to demolition. The domino effect used by Hitler shows the tragic sublime in Nazi Germany and World War II. Zusak showed the reader sublimity through moments in the novel. Liesel’s ability to make a terrifying situation, calmer and better, the children playing with dominoes, and Death’s…

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    Belonging: A Short Story

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    else in my life. I questioned and second guessed ever person I interacted with. Not being able to tell who was genuine and honest made me feel isolated in every conversation id try to engage in. I was unable to relate to the topics that were being discussed because I couldn’t differentiate the truth from the lies people would tell to attempt to make me laugh or fit in themselves. I lost all sense of belonging. Most of my classmates began talking about how the popular dynamic duo were going their…

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    Drones: Not Even Remotely Safe Technology. Ancient people would never imagined the type of technology people use today. It makes tasks easier and more efficient, however, at times some people misuse this technology. In his short story “A Sound of Thunder,” Ray Bradbury demonstrates this idea of utilizing technology through harmful means with the reckless usage of a time machine. Even though Bradbury writes of a technology that has not yet been invented, his idea still stands today. Drones…

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    were evacuated. In addition to the 50 original workers –coined as Fukushima 50– at least an additional 500 brave souls joined in the efforts to contain and control the radiation. Sadly there was a domino effect of catastrophic events to come. These terrible events effected every sphere on the…

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    things that are natural for a child to do, is displeasing the eyes of God. So when a child commits a sin, they believe they will be punished eternally. This could create psychological damage that may grow with the child, and he may pass the same theory on to his children, causing a domino effect. He uses the practice of circumcision and how it is an immoral practice to mutilate an infant child. Females which he believes suffer more, due to the excision of the labia and clitoris which is…

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    Domino Effect Essay

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    The 1920s flourished with many new inventions, everyone was rushing to buy one for themselves. Except of course, the people who were too poor to afford one, which was “40 percent of the population” (Foner). The “Roaring Twenties” was only truly roaring for the rich, white, upper class. Not only was the 1920s horrible for anyone who wasn’t white, it’s instability had the Domino Effect. People were buying on credit, and were splurging on stocks. This went smoothly until the stock market crashed,…

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    Korean War Domino Effect

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    The Korean War was an avoidable war that we didn’t need to intervene in. The Domino effect was still an acceptable cause to go to war. It was the thought that if one country’s government fell to communism, then more would follow in its path. We had a tough time fighting them though, because of physical geography. That’s most of the reason we didn’t win the war, we weren’t ready for the terrain. The battle of pork chop hill was one of the most important battles. Being in the mountain’s it…

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    With personal insurance already at its highest level in years, the increase comes at a very bad time. if the average consumer is having to pay more for health insurance, then that will cut into the money that the consumer could put back into the market place, thereby helping to stimulate the economy. This will create a domino effect that will lead to even more unemployment and higher poverty rates as people are put out of jobs because of the increased insurance costs. Despite the strong public…

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    Ives, B., Walsh, K. R., & Schneider, H. (2004). The domino effect of password reuse. Communications Of The ACM, 47(4), 75-78. doi:10.1145/975817.975820 This is a brief cautionary article on the dangers of reusing a password across multiple applications. The authors give several examples of security breaches, but do not do a good job of illustrating that those security breaches were the direct or indirect result of a password re-use. Indeed, some of the incidents were a clear case of…

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    Domino effect After the man coming back home sees the murder of his wife he then calls the police. When a resident of the same complex says that the next door neighbor could have possibly done it. He is then taken into custody as a suspect of the murder. After he was supposed to have dinner with his in laws and his wife, thinking he was going to come back quickly. Which then ended up being 10 plus years later. When he was in prison they brought in a detective named Detective Ford, who had a…

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