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  • Descriptive Essay On Atlantis

    who have tried to do the impossible, marine researchers and scientists have always been keen on inhabiting their area of research because it would mean an opportunity to get a closer look at their subjects. The SEALAB experiments, led by captain George F. Bond, were the first time anyone was given this chance. The three SEALABS were school bus sized habitats stationed on the ocean floor that researchers could live in for months at depths of up to 300 feet. The SEALABs inspired the construction of many other submerged labs. Though, over time, many were defunded or decommissioned due to lack of interest and funding; 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…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Argumentative Essay On Equality 7-2521

    so when the Council labels students their profession, he wishes for the Scholar label. Unfortunately the decision didn’t go as planned. After receiving the label of being a street sweeper, Equality 7-2521 finds a tunnel from The Unmentionable Times. This tunnel becomes his “experimentation lab”. In this lab, he re-invents electricity and presents the invention to the Council of Scholars. The Council asks Equality 7-2521 if he made the invention alone. He replied with yes. “‘What is not done…

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  • St. Valentine Research Paper

    had to know if he would spare her Beloved as well, for he was a nonbeliever. She could not carry on without him, and did not wish to, anyhow. Hours she spent in that Church, deep in prayer, fading in and out of trances as she meditated, she tried to understand what her savior was saying. She tried to understand what she needed to do to save her Beloved from the cruel, wicked hand of despair. As the sun rose on February 10, Adelina received the answer to her prayer in a deep trance. 6. 12. 1.…

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