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    While the act of grave digging is unlawful and horrific, it surprisingly was a common practice during this time. Grave robbery is considered the world’s second oldest profession, and has been practiced for centuries, however most of these robberies would be for the wealth buried with the deceased. Grave robberies for the actual bodies was an emerging practice of the time of Frankenstein (Shultz). Author Meghan Highet published a journal about body snatching and the history behind it. She wrote, “The need for cadavers for dissection began to increase substantially after about 1820 when medical schools changed the way they taught human anatomy”. With the advancements of medical schools, the need for hands on practice for the medical students increased. Unfortunately, due to a lack of resources for cadavers, many schools turned to body snatching, and the practices even became a paid affair for the actual grave robbers (Shultz). To justify these acts, the idea of body commodification was instituted to show that a dead no longer has a soul and therefore can have no owner. “For many, this is sufficient reasoning to resolve any ethical issues regarding how, once placed in the grave, the person is somehow transformed into a valuable and marketable item that can be extracted like a natural resource from the ground, fully transformed into a commodity with the potential to generate profit through sale to the scientific community” (Highet). This idea left grave robberies to be…

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    specialization of burials Brown separates the burials into three main categories, disarticulated, partly disarticulated, and articulated. Once these are broken down and each burial’s specializations measured, he concluded that the partly disarticuated remains and the articulated remains are on average unspecualized (Brown, 1971, p. 98). This charcteristic shows less manipulation of the body after death for those in burials with less protected and elaborate burials. To even further the evidence…

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    Upon visiting Grove Cemetery, the first cemetery I have actually taken the time to stop and wander through, I was struck by how the arrangements of the dead make an intense effort to resemble those of the living. The cemetery incorporates the pavement of a central road that diverts off into separate streets, each with their own typical middle-American name. Walking down one of these ‘neighborhoods’ you notice the fenced gates of family burial plots, with an obelisk containing all the names and…

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    Gandhi helped to teach us a great deal of things in Hind swaraj or Home Rule, but his explanation in section sixteen is what stood out the most to me. It spoke of Brute force and how it is used as a tactic to achieve specific goals and explain the outcome. This does not sound like a great deal to do, however it brings to question on the idea of authority and how it is connected to the physical aspect of it. Why humans find the means of using such force to be deceivingly justifiable. Another…

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    In light of events that have taken place in the United States it is imperative that companies of all sizes have security plans in place to protect vital information and more importantly employees. Workplace security must be taken seriously in order for a company of any size to be successful. The amount of security that a company has depends entirely upon ownership, but is often based on the size and population of a company. Criminals are getting smarter and more daring in their efforts to…

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    reality, Jack is a thief and a killer who shows no remorse because of his greed for money and desire to be accepted by his mother. Jack stole from the Giant multiple times, blindly robbed and killed in an attempt to earn his mother’s love and manipulated situations for his own gain – all without feeling any guilt or regret. This simple, imaginative fairytale covers up Jack’s true criminal intentions. The first reason Jack is a criminal who has no regrets is because he stole from the Giant…

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    In 2002 there were 30,242 deaths by a gun (Elder 38). Two brothers playing stick up shot each other since they didn’t know the gun was loaded (Fagan 16). This was their own fault and stupidity and there is no one to blame but themselves and their parents. In efforts to stop this, laws are passed. There were a drop in murder rates and robbery rates in states that didn’t allow citizens to carry and conceal weapons (Gold 114). There are other ways to stop crime without taking away our rights. If…

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    my green Ford Explorer, license plate ‘381-WGI’” The officer just takes a few notes and mutters, “Alright guys, I’m on your case right now and if you need anything you have my contact information and I have yours so I can let you know when we recover your stuff!” “Alright, sounds good!” We simply went back inside thinking that we were going to get our stuff eventually even if it took time. Several weeks had passed by and my dad had been calling the officer many times and every time he would…

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    If you manage to come out of a robbery safe and sound after you averted a theft, the way Blake did in scenario 2, your employer could fire you for violating company policy. In fact, your employee doesn’t need a reason to fire you if you’re an at-will employee. Employment-at-will can be exercised by any employer on any employee. According to Bredeson (2012), “Most employees in America are employees-at-will, which means that they can be fired at any time, for almost any reason.” While…

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    The technological advance that is moving us towards a more globalized society, is computers. Computers have had a significant impact on globalizing the world. There are many benefits of computers such as communication and helping improve medical science. At the same time, there are many potential negative impacts such as cyber theft and loss of jobs. Overall, I believe the positives of computers far outweigh the negative impacts of computers. First of all, computers have had a huge…

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