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  • Descriptive Essay On Atlantis

    today the only remaining undersea base is the Aquarius, located sixty feet down a few miles off the shore of Florida. Sand Dollars As enticing and as scientifically enriching as an opportunity an underwater settlement may be, prospective pioneering aquanauts must face a daunting hurdle before seriously considering anything else: financing. An ambitious project such as this will not come to fruition without the monetary backing to would pay for the materials, construction, and maintenance that would be required. Luckily, several potential options exist for funding this undertaking. One possibility consists the gaining of investments from government and public research institutions. The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the European Research Council (ERC), although different in origin, both have the same desire to promote advancement in human understanding and innovation. In 2012 the NSF had a total budget of 7 billion dollars, while the ERC had approximately 1.8 billion dollars at their disposal in 2016. However, these research institutions have criteria that possible projects must clear in order to be approved for funding, such as the Responsible Research and Innovation, which requires the ERC to consider the “potential implications and societal expectations” of a project. Another possible way to procure funds is to appeal to private entities. Existing organizations, like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (which spent 3.4 billion dollars on grants in 2012) which…

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  • Mortal Instruments Vs Anthem Essay

    The more the story progresses, the worse it gets. In The Mortal Instruments, there has always been rule over the people by the council. This is how it always has been.“We shouldn’t,” protested Isabelle. “The Clave has a plan.”“The Clave has the collective intelligence of a pineapple,” said Jace. This quote shows that it is not unknown that the council is stupid. The characters, at least the main ones, know that the council is wrong. In a way, just like in Anthem, people only talk to their…

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  • Science And Symbolism In Ayn Rand's Anthem

    when Equality and International 4-8818 discover an underground tunnel with train tracks. International tells him " 'It is forbidden '"(31) when he suggests going into the tunnel, but Equality insists " 'We shall go, nonetheless"(31). He knows they will be severely punished if the Council discovers their actions, but he does it anyway. He even knows that he is exploring an artifact form the Unmentionable Times and those " 'are damned who touch the things of the Unmentionable Times" '(33). He…

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  • Graduation Speech: Zeta's Position

    name they have written.I feel the responsibility of serving as a member of the Programs Council entails multiple things. These include first and foremost, responsibility. In addition, a member must be able to work well with others, attend all the required meetings, have the ability to express concerns and ideas as well as having respect for their peers and superiors. The “glue” that would make all of these jell together as well as for a successful Programs Council would be commitment for each…

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  • Reflective Essay: Political Action And The Civil Rights Movement

    Being somewhat naïve, I anticipated an immediate response that safety changes were necessary and quick action to implement some. Instead I realized that creating change is difficult and moves very slowly; especially if costs are involved. This was a great example of the checks and balances principle of government; the majority was not completely convinced change was necessary by a single minority voice. If a grass roots movement of many people was utilized instead, I believe the need for changes…

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  • The Transformation Of The Protagonist In Ayn Rand's Anthem

    Just Equality’s image makes him seem conspicuous, therefore he is already to be feared. Second, while he is enrolled in school, Equality contrasts from the other humans because he asks questions and is absolutely brilliant. These qualities cause problems in his life. The teachers and other authorities dislike his behavior, so Equality tries to dull himself down and seem less noticeable. Despite just trying to be like everyone else, the readers know that Equality also is ambitious. Equality…

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  • Personal Narrative: An Interview With The Freshman Class Council

    decided that I wanted to interview someone from Freshman Class Council. This is when I reached out to the president, Darren Johnson Jr. to set up an interview. The reason I wanted to interview him and the Freshman Class Council in general was, that they do so much for the freshman class and that impressed me from the day I got on campus. Through my interview I found out a lot of information about what Freshman Class Council is and what they do. On September, 27 I got to sit down with Darren.…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay On 'The Building'

    barely heard my other colleagues usually I hear Derek on the phone yelling at a woman who talked about how the council had taken her son away from her yelling, “I’m going to put a stop to this.” It all didn’t really bother me the council was evil and they did take people and their lives, but that’s just how it is and I’ve learned to live with it so far. I heard my name being called…

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  • The Implications Of The EU Law-Making And Legislative System

    been said that the European Union suffers from a democratic deficit. This notion derives from the fact that prior to 1979, none of the EU institutions had directly elected members and therefore there was no democratic accountability to the citizens of the EU. It is also regularly asserted that the legislative powers at EU level are confined and dominated by executive actors, namely the Council of Ministers and the ‘unelected bureaucrats’ in the European Commission. However, this view…

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  • The Lisbon Treaty

    The European Union has always been recognized as suffering from democratic deficit and the standard of the European Union has been a controversial issue since the early 1990s. Therefore, Lisbon Treaty was lately implemented in order to improve the Union’s democracy. However, it is arguable that whether the Lisbon Treaty is effective enough to tackle the problem of democracy, which will be discussed in the following. In this essay, I will first define what is ‘democratic deficit’ and show the…

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