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    There are many contentious and controversial issues that our nation is faced with today. Many are provoking serious arguments and problems within our nation and even in Tennessee. One particular issue that needs to be highlighted is the developing issue of physician-assisted suicide. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary describes physician-assisted suicide as, “suicide by a patient facilitated by means (as a drug prescription) or by information (as an indication of a lethal dosage) provided by a physician aware of the patient 's intent.” To expound, when a patient decides that they no longer have a desire to live, assisted suicide provides the option to allow a physician to give the patient death-inducing drugs to end the patient’s life. A prime example would include the prescribing of a death-inducing drug to a patient that is terminally ill. There are, of course, other forms of assisted suicide but this example is the most argued and controversial issue. Many citizens are strong advocates for its implementation in our hospitals. Others, however, argue that it is an egregious act at best. Additionally, a third party would consider this issue too subjective to give the issue anything more than mere acknowledgment. Consequently, this issue has been debated over by a vast amount of people over many years. In fact, this issue has not just sprung up in the past decade. However, people have been attempting to gain acknowledgment for this issue for quite some time. Assisted-suicide has…

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    This revelation – first made famous and characterized by the ‘Karen Ann Quinlan pull-the-plug case in America’ – brought a rush of legislation introducing the so-called “Living Wills” – better known nowadays as Advance Directives, permitting the disconnection – or declining the use of – pointless life support equipment (Humphry, 2004). Later it was the actions of Dr. Kevorkian and Derek Humphry that led to the onset of the “right to die” movement in the United States (Ball, 2012). Kevorkian,…

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    Though brief and comedic, Jean-Paul Sartre’s play “No Exit” offers insight into the basic ideas of his philosophy about freedom vs confinement. Sartre is able to portray the applicability of this philosophy to daily life though the commonplace setting of the work and the diversity of the basic character types found throughout the play. The main principles behind this one of Sartre’s philosophies are detailed through the three main characters, Cradeau Inez and Estelle, and their confinement to a…

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    Emergency Plan (C323) Call 911 or PCC Police and Safety Services at (626) 585-7484 ★ Earthquake When the ground is moving… +Drop down on the floor and take cover under a sturdy desk or other furniture. + Hold on to it and prepare to move with it. + You should not rush for the exit. ★ Fire When fire alarms sound…. +Do not use the elevators. +Walk - do not run - to the nearest exit. ★ Threat…

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    In Jean-Paul Sartre’s play, No Exit, which he wrote during World War II, there are many historical and traditional voices present. Existentialism as well as his experiences in the war and Christianity’s definition of Hell shape the play’s ideas and overall thought tremendously. Throughout the play, Sartre incorporates his existentialist thoughts as well as Christianity’s view on Hell as a traditional voice. As a historical voice, he blends together his feelings and experiences from the war in…

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    In Jean-Paul Sartre's No Exit and Charles Manson's Testimony, both Estelle Rigault and Charles Manson refuse to accept responsibility for their actions by condemning others for their actions, being dishonest towards others and, disregarding the repercussion of their actions. Ultimately, both do not live an authentic life. Estelle and Charles both refuse to accept responsibility for their actions which results in them to be incapable to live an authentic life. Estelle blames her brother for…

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    Woman Poem Analysis

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    “She tried to be a book, but he wouldn’t read” (lines15-16). She is trying everything she can to get the man to pay attention to her. A book contains many things form which you gain knowledge or entertainment or history. A book is a great resource for these and many other things. A book also signifies a source of authority, as it is a commonly used idiom referring to the final word on matters such as the following: “in my book”, “throw the book at”, “one for the books”, or “I can read you like a…

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    Touching Bottom Summary

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    the pool that gave her complete certainty and comfort still remained. Even without complete transparency, Kari realized that there is a balance between certainty and uncertainty that makes it possible to find your way through unclear situations. The scene reveals that her independence has allowed her to feel comfortable with uncertainty because she knows she's in control. Kari’s reaction to change in this scene is a direct contrast to her persona throughout the rest of the story and that is why…

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    Reflection On A Capstone

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    A capstone is a project that all seniors at SWCTA are required to complete within a semester and a half in order to demonstrate the skills and the knowledge that they have gained during their time at SWCTA. This project varies from program to program due to the difference between the specialties in each program area. For the automotive division, our project required us to form teams to create and develop a car dealership. I teamed up with Stone Sha, Matthew Burgos, Shann Pagado, and Thomas…

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    Per Reporter: Justice stated that: "Her mother (Brandi's) boyfriend (Darrel) got in the bed with her. Darrel pulled down her pants. Darrell started playing with her private part (vagina). It is unknown if Darrel penetrates inside of Justice. It is unknown when this occurred. This has been going on for a few months. Darrel is a registered sex offender in LA. Brandi knows Darrel is a registered sex offender. Darrel has been living in the home for two and half years. Justice told Brandi…

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