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    Have you ever wondered what goes through an extreme sports participant’s mind? We may have the wrong perspective of them and call them “risk-takers,” but little do we know how they actually feel. Let's see what studies have to show for extreme sports and their participants. To support what I am feeling, “Dr. Brymer’s Extreme Sports Not About Risk-Taking found that, “Although the image of those who take part in extreme sports was that of risk-takers and adrenaline junkies, the opposite was true.” You see, there is so much more to extreme sports than we think. We aren’t particularly in the mind of the participant, so how do we know how they actually feel. The audience clapping, screaming, taking pictures and asking for autographs,…

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    Aristotle’s Golden Mean Aristotle’s Golden Mean was summarized wonderfully by Christopher Brown, “Aristotle’s Golden Mean is the concept of the perfect medium between extremes” (Brown). According to Aristotle, moderation is a keystone of virtuous behavior. Moderation is relative to each person. Aristotle suggests that each person temper their own styles and extremes (Adler and Proctor II). For example, if a person was naturally easy to anger, then that person should strive to moderate their…

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         In William Shakespeare's Hamlet, the character of Hamlet has many relationships with all characters. The theme human relationships is very strong in this play. A human relationship is a logical or natural association between two or more people. Hamlet has many of these associations with King Hamlet's Ghost, Gertrude, Claudius, Ophelia, Polonius, Horatio, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Many of his relationships are just and unjust according to the character's flaws…

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    Extreme Poverty

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    Putting an End to the Extreme Extreme poverty can be defined as average daily consumption of $1.25 or less and mean living on the edge of subsistence < www.data.worldbank.org> . Twenty years ago extreme poverty had been at its highest effecting many all over the globe. Extreme poverty was also at its highest with 47 percent of the world living on less than a dollar twenty-five a day. Since then there has been a steady decline in extreme poverty rates whereas now there is only 22 percent of…

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    Extreme Utilitarianism

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    for any argument to dependable, reading from the book and fully understanding the content, judgment should me reviewed. How should we view the morality of euthanasia from an extreme/act utilitarian perspective? If extreme/act utilitarianism is correct, is euthanasia morally permissible? Morally obligatory? First, The point of view that we should see euthanasia from an extreme utilitarian perspective, is that extreme utilitarian is based on certain types of rules. The rules consist of that you…

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    down, while violence has been tied to the hotter months of the year. Extreme weather like hurricanes or blizzards can impact mental health problems. The weather has a way of changing people. One of the most common types of health issue that comes from the change in weather is called seasonal affective disorder. Seasonal affective disorder is a combination of biologic and mood disturbances with a seasonal pattern (Kurlansik). Seasonal affective disorder is linked to an individual’s master clock…

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    Especially in the UN—an organization intended to keep world peace—poverty has become a central dilemma because it is so often linked with unrest and instability. Countries with high poverty are the countries with the greatest likelihood of internal and external instability and violence (Sachs). Quite a part from the more pragmatic issue of unrest, extreme poverty pulls at the moral (or reputational) heartstrings of the world’s leaders. The 2000 MDG were meant to provide milestones to addressing…

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    dependent on specific climate conditions. Increases in temperature and carbon dioxide can be beneficial to some crops, but it is dangerous for many. Warmer temperatures tend to grow crops faster, but warmer temperatures can also reduce yields, which is the amount of crops produced from a given amount of land. Reduced yields can decline the productivity of crops and livestock. Overall, climate change will make it more difficult to grow crops, raise animals, and catch fish in the same ways and…

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    The Age of Extremes A History of the World, 1914-1991 by Eric Hobsbawm is separated into three sections, and covers what Hobsbawm calls the short twentieth century. The three sections are, The Age of Catastrophe, 1914-1945, which is called so because it covers the first two world wars, the decaying of colonial empires, the spread of communism, the near breakdown of the capitalist system, and ended only after the liberal West and the Soviet Union forged a temporary, unlikely alliance to defeat…

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    Extreme Fatigue Causes

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    Causes of Extreme Fatigue Fatigue is a disease sign that manifest and causes dizziness or headache. It is different from sign such as rush that a doctor is directly able to detect without examining a patient. Extreme fatigue is a persistent lack of motivation and energy that continues despite adequate sleep and rest. It is not a disease but illness symptoms that manifest itself in psychological and physical condition or both. Extreme fatigue and drowsiness (need to sleep) are…

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