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  • Greek Art Influence On Western Art

    quite old and existed even during the Greek archaic period: for exemple the Orientalizing style that from the VIII and VII century BC notable in Corinthian Greek poetry was a direct influence by Middle-Eastern art and style at the time (Cook, R.M., Dupont, P. 1998. East Greek Pottery. London: Routledge.). The “creativity” of this art movement was just the reinterpretation of other art styles. In contemporary practice the Canadian artist Jeff Wall takes photography that are strongly influenced by…

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  • Claude Debussy Essay

    Claude Debussy was born on August 22, 1862, in France. Debussy and his parents lived in a very poverty stricken suburb in Paris. By the age of nine, Claude’s gift of being a pianist began to show; and a female Russian millionaire, Nadezha Filaretovna von Meck, persuaded Debussy to play duets with her and her children. After accepting her offer, Claude Debussy began to travel with the woman all throughout Europe during the summer; time that he was not in school at the Conservatory. While in Paris…

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  • Foreign Exchange Risk Essay

    The aim of this section is to critically evaluate results of empirical tests carried out by the study and compare these with those of previous studies, literature and theories. This will enable the study to derive reasonable conclusions and proffer recommendations. CRITICAL DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY It is observed that growth in globalisation implies an increase in the extent of transactions between companies in different countries. Companies trading across territories transact in various national…

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  • Arguments Against Genetically Modified Plants

    But ever since 1995 the price of corn per acre has risen two hundred fifty nine percent, the reasoning is because the companies Monsanto, Dupont, and Syngenta own fifty three percent of the whole global commercial seed market.(Klinkenborg). As the need for pesticides and herbicides increase because of the improper use of pesticides and herbicides the prices to plant crops will rise even more…

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  • The Importance Of A Zombie Outbreak

    A zombie is “a person or reanimated corpse that has been turned into a creature capable of movement but not of rational thought, which feeds on human flesh.” (Oxford) In the event of a zombie outbreak or apocalypse it would be quite difficult for a person to survive, even for a very short period of time. A person would need to take a large number of variables into consideration in order to survive. He or she would need to have a fair amount of equipment, food, shelter, weaponry, and various bits…

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  • Summary: Nonmedical Use Of Adderall

    (FDA) required manufacturers to update the warning labels of psychostimulants due to the high potential for abuse as well as to inform patients and doctors that misuse of these drugs can cause death and serious cardiovascular problems (Arria, A. M., & DuPont, R. L., 2010). This makes it very clear that nonmedical use of Adderall should not be taken lightly and without proper guidance can lead to serious problems. Along with serious heart problems, nonmedical use of Adderall can lead to substance…

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  • Against Mandatory Drug Testing

    It seems to be a universal sentiment that drugs have a negative impact on the body and the mind, and substance abuse can inhibit everyday activities. However, there is dissent on the topic of mandatory drug testing. Drug tests may be given as a pre-employment or participation requirement, randomly, on a scheduled basis, or in cases of reasonable assurance of drug use. Some of the most common places where tests are administered include schools, the workplace, and athletics. It may seem simple;…

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  • Summary: Challenges Of Managing Cross-Generational Communication

    Title and Research Question Challenges of managing cross generational communication. What are the main challenges that managers will face when communicating to staff in a multi-generational workplace? Introduction Four generations currently exist in the workplace, with a fifth generation beginning to break ground. The oldest generation is referred to as the Silent (e.g. mature or traditional) generation; a group of workers who are typically deemed as cautious and disciplined (Stark & Farner,…

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  • Aerobic Exercise Analysis

    With obesity being a major problem in the United States, there seems to be many answers. Resolutions such as surgery, fad diets, and pills can be effective but often lead to not fixing the main problem. Not changing bad habits are the reason why obesity exists so high in America. Often time habits can come and go , but its when the bad ones stay is when its a problem. However, adding good habits to a routine can help benefit many aspects that the bad habits cannot. Exercise in an everyday agenda…

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  • Social Paradigms Of Star Trek

    Introduction: This paper provides a response to questions concerning research paradigms. A journal article for each of the four social paradigms was selected. A summary table identifying the social paradigm, research method, data collection technique and data analysis approach is provided. A structured narrative response to how each of the articles addresses the research question follows the summary table. The paper concludes with rationale for the research paradigm that appeals most to me.…

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