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  • The Importance Of Thinking Of Painting Your Bedroom

    Thinking of painting your bedroom? What color are you considering? You may want to take a minute and think about your color choices and what they can do for you. Color can make an impact on you whether you know it or not and depending on how much time you spend in your bedroom, your color choices can affect you in a positive or negative way, all day, or all night long. If your bedroom is your sanctuary, the place you go into to get away from it all, then you may want to consider the color green. Green has a relaxing, tranquil, quality to it and there are many variations of the color green. You can add other relaxing colors like blues and browns too. If you like more neutral colors, then browns and beiges or earth tones go well in a bedroom also. Painting your bedroom in these colors will give you the feeling of comfort and safety when you step inside. If you 're thinking of a more "happy" color then you may want to try yellows and oranges, in calm or pastel tones of course. These two colors tend to make people feel happy and positive. Too much yellow is not a good idea however, because even though this color can make you happy, looking at it for too long will have the reverse affect and you will start feeling irritated and restless. The color orange can make you hungry and could have you "midnight snacking" more than you 'd like. If you 're really a girly, girl, or your painting your daughter 's room, pink may be the color for you. Pink also has a calming affect and many…

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  • The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas

    Forster and Le Guin, in their short stories “The Machine Stops” and “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” respectively make many assumptions about human nature in regards to what people seek and value most. Both texts, set in Dystopian and Utopian futures, present the Marxist ideas of commodity fetishism, alienation and modernity as it relates to the human need for happiness, security and spirituality and/or religiosity. The futuristic worlds that both authors set up in their short stories deal…

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  • Paraphilia Essay Introduction

    Sexual fascination of highly specific body parts. Pedophilia Sexual preference for prepubescent children Sexual masochism Wanting to be humiliated, beaten, bound or otherwise made to suffer for sexual pleasure Sexual sadism In which pain or humiliation of another person is sexually pleasing Transvestic fetishism Arousal from clothing associated with members of the opposite sex Not otherwise specified These include a variety of paraphilic behaviours such as: partialism; zoophilia(animals);…

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  • A Summary Of Capitalism By Karl Marx

    not allow for the worker to exercise their creative nature. Finally alienation is seen in today 's society because workers according to Marx, becomes alienated from humanity as a whole. “ the proposition that man 's species nature is estranged from him means that one man is estranged from the other, as each of them is from man 's essential nature”( Marx). Another concept Marx studied that we still see in modern capitalism is commodity Fetishism. A commodity according to Marx is a mysterious…

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  • Sub-Stages: Fetishism, Polytheism, Monotheism

    In this stage people rely on supernatural agencies to explain things that are unexplainable. It is believed that the universe is “not governed by invariable law of sequence but by single and direct volitions of beings, real or imaginary, possessed of life and intelligence”(Maheshwari, 2013). People believe that all phenomena are created and influenced by gods and supernatural forces. According to Comte “all theoretical conceptions, whether general or special bear a supernatural…

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  • Advertising: Commodity Fetishism In Advertising

    Aguilar, Kimberly English 28 Professor Aksoy Commodity Fetishism Draft Commodity Fetishism is everywhere we go. Its on magazines, billboards and even on T.V. A simple plain T-shirt can cost up to ten dollars but once a a company labels it with their logo, the shirt can cost up to three times the original amount. Its not just on clothes but on electronics, accessories and beverages. Many people will buy things just because of the brand. The company will advertise it in a way to get the…

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  • Rorschach Oral Fixation Theory

    Working research question: What is the relationship between oral fixation/oral dependence and oral fetishism (any fetish that includes sucking or licking) /Oral partialism? And how does the sex of the participants play any role in the study? *Using the ROD test to measure orality, and then surveying oral-dependent people on their sexual preferences/ fetishes. Bornstein, R. (1996). Construct Validity of the Rorschach Oral Dependency Scale: 1967-1995. Psychological Assessment, 8(2), 200-205.…

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  • Materialist Behavioral Analysis

    Our way of life is altered daily by the use and disuse of material tools. Materialist behaviour identified communally, individually, and globally. Materials used to suit the purpose of their function was justified, but furthered to develop an emotional and spiritual connotation. Through modernized contextual behaviour associated with such material, the use of the function became conceptualized to influence greater than the being of the physical world. Emotional relationships developed with the…

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  • The Devil And Commodity Fetishism Analysis

    Regarding the influence of each society, the prevalence of capitalism also plays a major role in shaping rituals. Just as in Michael Taussig’s The Devil and Commodity Fetishism in South America, the Harijan caste is in a precapitalist state as the people still see essences of people in products, separate from capitalist societies like America in which products are viewed as lifeforms themselves. This is especially apparent in the practice of bringing rice to oracles, which is said to contain the…

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  • Expectations And Standards In Margie Piercy's Barbie Doll

    Expectations and standards for women in society are unrealistic and outrageous. These thoughts of what a woman should be like and how they should behave have been around for centuries. Woman are often times looked down upon when they don’t look like how society tells them to and this can cause a number of things to go wrong in their self image and life. Unfortunately these high expectations have had an extremely negative impact on females. In Margie Piercy’s poem “Barbie Doll” she discusses the…

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