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  • Separatism In China

    This is not surprising considering that since the the Qing conquest, Xinjiang was the destination for government officials under political exile. This trend continues during the Cultural Revolution where the elite-educated students from Beijing and Shanghai and those who were marked as right were sent to Xinjiang via the xia xiang(going to countryside) movement for re-education by the proletarians. When these educated people came to Xinjiang, a literature genre call Western Literature was born. Their writing inevitably reflects the acute geographical condition of the region and how they struggle to fight against the stagnancy of the borderland. Whether it was the disgraced official or someone who were sent on a tour of duty, they share the invariant feeling to being marginalized and deviating from the power center. And these sentiments were reflected in their artistic creation. These literatures become the apparatus for the inland people to understand Xinjiang culture. Therefore, under the lens that was tinted with depressed sentiment, a stereotype of barbarism and uncivilization was established in inland Chinese. This trend has arguably diminish when it comes to the modern age with the help to better circulation of information and migration of population, but the established images might take some time to go away from people’s…

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  • Pascal's Triangle Essay

    several theorems related to it (Coolidge, 1949, p151). Although the original work from Al-Karaji had lost, the later Persian mathematician Khayyam (1048-1122) referred Al-Karaji’s work about Pascal’s Triangle and uses it to find the nth roots according to the binomial expansion. Also around 11th century, Chinese mathematician Jia Xian (1010-1070) used Pascal’s Triangle to extract square roots and cube roots – more details will be mentioned later in this paper. He wrote down his discovery in the…

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  • Seung-Hui Cho Applying Crime Theory

    Applying Crime Theories to Seung-Hui Cho Tragedy struck Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007, when Seung-Hui Cho opened fire on his college, campus killing thirty-two people. His family had reason to believe that something like this could happen as the result of Cho’s odd behaviors. The list of symptoms that Seung-Hui Cho displayed is practically endless, and most, if not all, can be related to different crime theories. Crime theories can be used to help explain what leads someone to commit a crime.…

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  • School Shootings: Roots In Interpersonal Communication

    Many school shootings have roots in interpersonal communication. For example, the Umpqua Community College shooting involved an encounter between a teacher and a student (who ended up being the gunman). The shooter in the Virginia Tech massacre had issues communicating with other people, and his teachers were not aware of this, causing the problem to develop further. The way that the teachers and students communicated with each other played a large role in both shootings, so it is important to…

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  • Mental Illness Sociology

    The worst part about the stigma that comes with mental illness is the effect it has on the likelihood of people to get treatment. Individuals who are suffering with a mental illness may end up not getting the treatment they need because of the negative stigma. If a high stigma for treatment-seeking is perceived by someone with a mental illness, they are more likely to prefer to treat it on their own, rather than seeking help from a medical professional (Jennings…

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  • Arguments Against Campus Carry

    the school, one of the biggest being that the “Top tier status” of the school might be affected. The reason why students and faculty members feel that the top tier status will be effected is because they believe their safety is threatened leaving a hostile learning environment on campus . One notable faculty member ( President Ricardo Romo) has stated his similar viewpoint. He said that “Campus carry is a distraction from our mission of providing excellence to our students and our community.”…

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  • Analysis Of Nikki Giovanni's Poem For Black Boys

    Although Nikki Giovanni holds strong anti-racist views which pinpoints the evil held within people, Giovanni also offers ideas of capability of human beings and happiness in the world. Nikki Giovanni was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, but spent the majority of her childhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. Even though they lived in Ohio, Giovanni and her family made frequent trips back to Tennessee to visit family. Being so well acquainted with Knoxville, Giovanni decided to go to college at Fisk University.…

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  • The Role Of Puritans In New England

    didn’t like the Protestant church is back home. When I was in England I heard about a group of people who called themselves the Puritans. They were a group who also believed that the Protestant Church was not complete and was corrupt just like the Catholics. The Puritans wanted to clean up the church and society, and believed that they could make a change within the community by modeling the right way to live life. I decided to join them, but I still didn’t like living in such a corrupt society.…

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  • Workplace Diversity Paper

    gay or transgender can be target consumer specific product that can helps businesses increase their market share. Business will have a competitive advantage to adapt to diversity as Census data suggest by 2050 there will be no racial or ethnic majority in the United States. Diversity is a key aspect of entrepreneurialism in the United States. According to Census Bureau, 22.1% people of color and 28.8% women own U.S. business. The economy will foster if businesses commit to meeting the needs…

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  • Having A Good Life Analysis

    Good physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health can contribute to feeling great and having a wonderful outlook on life. People routinely take these aspects of health for granted. For example social health is important, having a group of friends to talk with and support each other makes for a strong foundation. Since moving out here in 2013 and not knowing a lot of people my wife and I have found it increasingly difficult to engage in a healthy social life, plus with having a…

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