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    Between the ages five and eighteen, 66% of boys and 52% of girls play organized sport in the united states (Statisticbrain.com). Families in the American society place a significant value on sports and many of their lives revolve around it. From attending professional sports games to a child’s little league practice, it is so important that it cannot be missed. My view on sports is very similar to the functionalist point of view. I place a high value on the concept of competition, achievement, fair play, and individualism. The roots that stem from my beliefs and made me who I am today, came from a variety of peer influences through out my childhood. I began playing sports at the age of four and continue to do so today. Sport participation is associated with a few central factors, such as a person’s ability, characteristics, the influence of significant others, and the availability of opportunities to play sports that are personally satisfying. My involvement in sport at the age of four began mainly from the influence from my parents. They believed that getting involved in sports would provide me with numerous opportunities. I would be able to get a chance to make friendships outside of school and daycare, and I could develop social skills by interacting with other children that were my age. My parents also put me in sports to become more physically fit which can lead to a healthier lifestyle in the future if I decided to continue to play sports until I was older. The first…

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    As a child growing up, it’s a parent’s job to decide what is best for them until the child is capable to choose what is best for themselves. Sports have a huge impact on a parent’s decision on what they want their child to take part in. Parents could choose just one sport for their child to participate in, or multiple sports. When a parent decides to pick one sport for their child to engage and compete in it's known as youth sport specialization because they choose one sport that intensely…

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    A dream is when the unreal becomes real and the impossible becomes possible. However, dreams obscure the line between reality and fantasy, hurling people into misguided perceptions and visions. Coates draws upon this meaning by describing the state of living in the perfectly “white” America as the “Dream”. He explains that those who live inside this dream are prone to muddled views on the gravity of the actual situation of the society. They wave away the truths, denying the scar that is deeply…

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    The current Olympics still have aspects of the ancient Olympics; however, they still have evolved. Some the aspects of the Olympics that have evolved are the events, athletes and spectators, popularity, and expenses. The sporting events have evolved a lot over time. There used to only be five days for event because there were not that many sports. “At first the Olympics were only one day, but in 472 BC, they became five days. The first day was for sacrifices to the gods. The second day consisted…

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    "Why ask futile inquiries? How profound is the sea? How high is the sky? Who is John Galt?" (45) When Paul Larkin gives the above answer to Rearden's genuine inquiry, "What's amiss with the world?" (45), he infers that there's no reason for attempting to answer either question. Without a doubt, all through Atlas Shrugged, when individuals ask, "Who is John Galt?" the last thing they expect is an answer. The enigmatic expression is a method for hurling one's hands what's more, arguing lack of…

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    Freytag’s Pyramid is a geometric shape used to visualise a typical plot structure. The left side slopping upwards depicts the introduction and rising action of the story until it reaches the peak, known as the climax, which is followed by a drop called the falling action or denouement (Brown and Yarbrough, 51). In Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, Claudio, a young noblemen, falls in love with a lady named Hero and they plan to be married. However the prince Don Pedro’s brother Don John,…

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    Although the main goal of President Donald Trump’s trade policy is to “expand trade in a way that is freer and fairer for all Americans”, I question whether Trump genuinely wants to enrich the lives of all Americans through more transparent trade or whether he wants to provide more opportunities for the wealthiest of Americans to thrive economically, leaving lower-income Americans in the dust (1). The Trump administration seeks to work with Congress “to lower taxes… to stimulate U.S. economic…

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    aspiring porn star, Josie Cunningham went through a shock after she was badly beaten by a stranger. As per Mirror, Josie got a busted lip and bruises all over her body. The mom of three was attacked by a "pro-lifer" who had a miscarriage on the same date when Josie publicly announced that she is getting an abortion for her to get a nose lift. As per the source, Josie didn't file charges against the woman who attacked her, as she understood her situation. The source even made it clear that Josie…

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    The characteristics of the boys prove that, given time and isolation humans’ natural instincts will overpower their nurtured behavior. The most prominent example of this regression would be the primary antagonist Jack. Jack first introduces himself as “Merridew” while putting on an air of sophistication. However, later on, he declares one of the most childish quotes in the book: “I’m not going to play any longer. Not with you.” (Golding, p. 113) His statement demonstrates the simplicity that…

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    The article “How to Survive a Disaster” was written by Amanda Ripley who is a senior writer at TIME. Throughout the article she describes different ways on how we as people should be more prepared to surviving disasters. She gives us techniques on how we should act and what we should do if we are unfortunately stuck in the middle of a disaster. She also tells us others people experiences on how they were when they had to deal with a natural disaster. She begins the article on telling us how we…

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