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    Any of various products of the intellect that have commercial value, including copyrighted property such as literary or artistic works, and ideational property, such as patents, business methods, and industrial processes. 2. The set of rights protecting such works and property from unlawful infringement.(5) With the idea, that an idea can be owned, monopolized, the task of simply doing something nice and altruistic can be found to have possible ethical hazards. It is easy to be initially incredulous to think that providing a procedure to repair someone of a medical condition could somehow be immoral or illegal. After all how many would find it reasonable to find someone choking, while knowing how to perform the Heimlich Maneuver (Henry Heimlich D.O.B. 2/3/1920 living!!!), and decide that because the procedure is potentially protected as intellectual property one will not render aid? It could become easy to consider ways of circumventing such monopolies. On the flip side Doctors, R&D and others may of put many efforts into treating obstetric fistula. When entrusting our most valued possession, our body to another, we’d all like to have confidence that the professionals cutting, administering medicines are not only competent, but have empirically verified the positives and negatives of whatever procedure. Empirical verification however, costs money, time and effort. There are not many enterprises that can function without some type of profit.…

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    Starting with the first passage, “A Strange Twist of Fate”, Kevin and Penny saved each others’ lives in different ways. First of all, the settings were different, where Kevin was rescued at a ballpark, and Penny at a restaurant in Depew, N.Y.. This also strengthens the dumb luck of the situation because what are the chances that the exact two people would be caught in completely different vicinities, playing the exact opposite role. Another difference was the injury, with Kevin hit in the chest…

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    In Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw, the reader is pulled in two directions as he or she must decide for himself or herself if the ghosts are simply projections of the governess’ unconscious or if they are truly haunting both Miles and Flora. These two differing viewpoints are a direct result of James’ use of ambiguity of the text. James’ story then changes from a simple ghost story about a governess, two ghosts, and two children to a story filled with ambiguity and questions, which contribute…

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    Journalist Linda Ellerbee, once stated, "People are pretty much alike. It 's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities." People do not realize how similar they are until they determine what they have in common. We can see that people accept our differences because our differences make us who we are. Linda Ellerbee 's statement reminded me of the main characters in the stories "The Devil and Tom Walker" and "Rip Van Winkle". Tom and Rip are two…

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    1920s Cars Essay

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    Cars of the 1920s started the age of the automobile which over time became faster, stronger, more fuel efficient and more reliable. Henry Ford plays a major role in the automotive industry in this time period. His model-T was and still is a very popular car. The cars of this time period could not reach very high speeds and the safety of these cars were dangerous. Cars were a new thing during the 1920s and have forever changed transportation and life of the average american. These cars changed…

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    What does Zinn mean by “Under Control?” What I believe Zinn means by using the phrase “under control” is that the government had the opposite of over control. It is apparent the government lacked control in just about every aspect during this time. Meaning the system was out of control because there was a lack of control. The first indication that the government was loosing control during this time was found in the view of the United States citizens. People no longer had any trust in or showed…

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    Assembly Line History

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    His long lasting legacy still stands strong. Henry Ford used assembly lines for Ford Motor Co. starting in 1913 (Nye, p.254). He revolutionized the way cars were built, once again. In addition, his idea created the inspiration to later on build manufacturing processes for other products. Ford was the first to use a ground breaking “Moving assembly line” (which was similar to what is used today) (History.com). His assembly lines involved the cars being on a mechanically moving platform that…

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    “Ever’body’s askin’ that. What we comin’ to? Seems to me we don’t never come to nothin’. Always on the way. Always goin’ and goin’,” Casy stated in chapter 13 of the Grapes of Wrath. The end of the novel is strange, and incredibly open-ended. It is never revealed what happens to the Joads or who finally makes it in the end. It isn’t even known if the starving man actually survives. The final act and image in the novel is also a bit out there, with Rose of Sharon suckling this grown man to keep…

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    Critical Pedagogy A lens through which the disadvantages faced by many people in regard to their ethnicity and gender, and how this effect their ability to learn, is the learning theory of critical pedagogy. This is similar to the theory of constructivism; both are opposed to the transmission model of communication and situate learners as active participants where they are posed problems and allowed to solve them (Lindauer, 2007). But, while constructivist learning focuses on creating valued…

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    Shakespeare’s Othello, The Moor of Venice is a play that portrays characters driven by jealousy to make hasty decisions. The play Othello is known for its themes that revolve around love, race, social classes and revenge. It is not Othello’s jealousy, but his credulity that is the prime cause of the tragedy. Othello who is known as a loving and carrying husband to Desdemona fell in trap of Iago’s plotting. Iago is known as a scheming and angry character who seeks to satisfy himself through…

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