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    this effort was Edward Gibbon whose six volume discourse The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was pivotal in societies attempt to understand this great tragedy. Gibbon’s arguments on the flawed power system in the empire caused by unprecedented virtues, as well as their mistaken identity in the dispute between scepticism and superstition/enthusiasm is an exceptional classification of Roman corruption. Historian and Professor J.G.A Pocock created an article to erupt Gibbons…

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    The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a six volume set written by Edward Gibbon. The six volumes were written from a Roman point of view between the years 1776 and 1788. Edward Gibbon was an English historian writer and a Member of Parliament. Gibbon’s work is considered to be outdated due to the central idea of this popular work. Throughout the set of books, he uses irony and criticism of organized religion. The thesis of his work is the falling of Rome was caused by embracing…

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    Non Human Primates Essay

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    research studies to see how primates have evolved. Northern white-cheeked gibbons are one of the closest relatives to human beings. White cheeked gibbon’s characteristics, traits, and behaviors explain the complexity of their species and how they are closely related to other non-human primates as well as human beings. Northern white cheeked gibbons are a species in the genus Nomascus with the scientific name Nomascus leucogenys. Gibbons are classified as apes but known as smaller apes because…

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    Introduction There has been many advancements in the field of enrichment taking place inside zoos. I decided to study the White Handed Gibbons at the Utica Zoo in New York State. I wanted to learn about the Whitehead Gibbons and see if their life in the Sue is similar to how they are supposed to act in the wild. I also wanted to see what kind of enrichment they may need to improve their life in captivity. These amazing primates are unique and vibrant in many ways and that must be shown me even…

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    Throughout the zoo some animals ventured outdoors in their enclosed habitats enjoying the break from the cold winter. Other remained behind the walls of their comfortable heated enclosures. Walking around the zoo was quite enjoyable, however when I came across the primate exhibit/enclosure there were no primates or other viewing areas to view them indoors. However, after a short walk up the sidewalk there was a sign for indoor viewing. I was extremely grateful that I found the area for two…

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    Romans around the time of Caesar’s rule looked highly towards the past, viewing it as a humble beginning. Believing that they were simply Trojans that searched to find a new place to live. As the Empire grew in size, many different ideals were assimilated into its borders. This caused for there to be little blips of individuality that appear over time, for those who were more stubbornly avoiding what were the norms. An example of this is what Edward Gibbon says in document two, “The introduction…

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    Phase Change Memory Essay

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    influence when and how rapidly cells deteriorate over time remain largely unknown. Now, for the first time, a research team led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has linked the function of a core component of cells' machinery—which cuts and rejoins RNA molecules in a process known as "RNA splicing"—with longevity in the roundworm. The finding sheds light on the biological role of splicing in lifespan and suggests that manipulating specific splicing factors in humans might help promote…

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    Mary Gordon is a well known Canadian educator and founder of Roots of Empathy and Seeds of Empathy programs. Her devotion and dedication are to promote emotional literacy while building empathy among all children. Mary Gordon is recognized internationally as an award-winning social entrepreneur, educator, author, child advocate and parenting expert who has created and implemented programs supported by the power of empathy. Gordons mission “is to build caring, peaceful and civil societies…

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    Ellen Foster Analysis

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    Ellen Foster was written by Kaye Gibbons, and the book is narrated by a young girl named Ellen Foster, telling the reader about the unique childhood she experienced, filled with an abusive father and many different homes and experiences that a ten year old child typically wouldn’t have. When interpreting the book Ellen Foster through a social power lense, you can see that the power of the society and the way Ellen grew up, and the experiences she had under the power of her elders, really pushed…

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    Ellen Foster Themes Kaye Gibbons’ novel, Ellen Foster, was published in 1987. This was the first novel she had written. Ellen Foster chronicles the rough life of a young girl named Ellen. She is faced with the troubles of growing up as an only child with a sick mother, and an abusive, alcoholic father. Throughout the novel, Kaye Gibbons captures her reader’s attention by focusing on tragedy after tragedy in Ellen’s life. The main themes that she elaborates on are race, friendship, loyalty,…

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