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    Isaac Cline had some of the fault for this terrible disaster but the Bureau was also to blame. Isaac was responsible for the lives lost because nobody knew the storm was coming. Although he said he had “began warning the public to seek a safe place to spend the night”, he choose to ignore the dangerous signs of a storm coming and instead convince the people it was nothing. But then again, wasn’t he taught to? The Law of Storms was mentioned repeatedly, and it was believed that all storms followed it. The Bureau did not allow much warning for hurricanes and over time, it taught people to not even think about the possibility of a storm, and not question the word of the Bureau. The Bureau also did not own up to its mistake. Isaac sought out forgiveness and acknowledged that he was at fault, even though a reporter said “Nothing more could have been done than was done.” The forecasters couldn’t agree on how weather forecasting should be done “Stockman and the observers in his network took special…

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    Isaac's Storm Summary

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    “Isaac’s Storm”, by Erik Larson, is a non-fiction historical narrative about the 1900 Galveston, Texas hurricane, “the most lethal hurricane this country has ever known. So far.” (www.washingtonpost.com) 1 In the book, Larson tells the story of Isaac Cline, the chief weather observer assigned to the Galveston, Texas weather station from 1891 to 1901. Mr. Larson, is a former “staff writer for The Wall Street Journal, and later a contributing writer for Time Magazine [who] has written articles…

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    Isaac Monroe Cline was the American who thought he had the power to control the weather. Cline was the man in charge of the Texas Section of the new United States Weather Bureau in September of the year 1900. At this time, a hurricane ignored by Cline, swallowed the city of Galveston, Texas, leaving thousands dead. It can be argued that Cline was to blame for being so arrogant in not recognizing the inconsistent weather signs and acknowledging there was an unpreventable storm headed towards the…

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    I choose the songs “Walkin’ After Midnight” by Patsy Cline (1957), “Darkest Valley” by Group 1 Crew (2012), and “Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been” by Relient K (2004). I choose these three pieces because they are all something that I listen to regularly and they demonstrate a variety of styles in music. Patsy Cline was an iconic female country singer that won awards at the Deejay Convention, won Billboard’s “Most Promising Country & Western Female Artist,” and Music Vendor’s “Greatest Achievement…

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    With her religion being a strong factor in her life so early on, her parents made sure to bring her up virtuous as Catholics could be. Monica’s parents were so devoted to her religious upbringing; they hired a woman servant that helped to rear her in the Catholic Church’s way. As Monica grew older, she was maturing into the woman that her parents had envisioned. Rebekah, born of Jewish descent, became the wife of Isaac. She was chosen by a servant through a sign from God. Should she give water…

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    Lord his loyalty and capability to make right choice when facing a crisis and passes the Lord’s test because of his smart trick towards the Egyptians. Jacob, however, deceives his father Isaac and wins the blessing, which is the Lord’s will and. While the blessing is initially prepared for Isaac’s elder and favored son Esau, it is indeed a smart move for Jacob because the power that released from the blessing changes Jacob’s destiny. Without the blessing, Jacob would not be able to pass the…

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    Abraham Lincoln once said, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” The religious figure Abraham is one of the most polarizing figures in the Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. These religions are all founded with the belief that Abraham is their common ancestor. However, these religions have a rift in beliefs surrounding the decision of which son of Abraham, Ishmael or Isaac, is the legitimate heir to Abraham’s everlasting covenant with God. The painting of “Hagar’s…

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    Sacrifice Vs Religion

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    aggregate obliviousness of God. Such religious organizations, ashrams, sanctuaries, sections, social orders, missions, establishments, and so forth., are risky foundations deceiving the masses, like the visually impaired driving the visually impaired. They incapacitate, enter, make agitation, complete dark enhancements, compliment, make a dream paradise and cheat the oblivious masses. Sacrifice is common in most religions and can also be found in the bible. Per Genesis 22:2 of the King James…

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    God gives him a triple promise and from this moment, God focuses on a nation, Israel, through whom he would progressively fulfill his plan of redemption, which comes to be the second most significant and important theme in this book. The triple promise is that God will give a land to his people, Abraham would be the seed of Israel’s descendants, and God promise to bless Abraham and his descendants. The rest of Scripture focuses on the fulfillment of these promises. Definitely, Genesis…

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    Name-Changes In The Bible

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    The name-changes of Abraham and Sarah by God are not the only ones found in Genesis as Jacob becomes Israel not just once but twice. Jacob was the son of Isaac and Rebekah making him the grandson of Abraham and Sarah. He even had a twin brother named Esau. Even though most parents say they do not have a favorite child, it was known that Esau was Isaac’s favorite, and Jacob was Rebekah’s favorite. This caused some jealousy towards Esau as Jacob wanted the approval and blessing from his father…

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