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    of his fellow scientists. He is often referred to as the “father of the atomic bomb” (Atomic Heritage Foundation, 2016). Oppenheimer did not have much in the way of managerial experience prior to heading Project Y but his dedication to the scientific process, respect for the work of others, and ability to provide for the emotional and intellectual needs of his staff made him an exceptional choice (AJ, 2015). Groves and Oppenheimer. A major factor in the success of the Manhattan Project was the joint work of Groves and Oppenheimer. They held a mutual respect for one another and worked well together despite their drastically different temperaments. Groves was a more direct and goal oriented leader who was often described as abrasive, demanding, ruthless and egotistical. Oppenheimer, on the other hand, was a philosophical man with a more sensitive nature (AJ, 2015).…

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    These past two years, we have been privileged to see God work to bring about healing and transformation in very tangible ways in the lives of those who have made up our little church called The Grove. We have also sensed He has been bringing this season to an end. After several months of discernment and time listening for what God might desire to speak through those who make up this body of Christ, we have come to the hard decision of closing The Grove. We have peace about this decision, but…

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    clothes for a living. She spent almost nothing, and when she counted her money after decades of saving; it totaled to more than $150,000. She claims it was ‘’more than [she] could ever use’’ (105). Instead of using the money for extravagant things the amount could buy during this time period, she donated it to a local college, for students of the same race as her, in hopes that one day she could help someone get an education that struggled in the ways she did. Similarly, the struggle of money…

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    As individuals we have an utter compulsion to better ourselves, and the instinctual belief of a better tomorrow. In the short story “The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara, protagonist Sylvia and friends are introduced to a new way of living and naïvely forced to perceive the world in a whole new aspect, therefore stripped of what they once knew. Entering this unfamiliar world, they are exposed to what they could only dream of, delighted by their surroundings, Sylvia and her posse could not help but…

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    to the fact that he wanted to take her virginity himself (Goswami, et al., n.d.). This infatuation most likely caused a sense of resentment towards Tammy in Karla. Together they attempted to rape Tammy on two different occasions due to the fact that the drug wore off too quickly the first time they attempted (Laugh, 2013). Karla attempted to please Paul even further by inviting a friend of hers to have a girls night out in order to give Paul a plaything to do with what he wished for the night…

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    Gender Roles Mediation has been portraying negative stereotypes about gender since it was created. People may not always notice that the media of TV shows are influencing them, but they are. No one can escape being influenced by media. This has happened to me. I have watched The Big Bang Theory and How I Met Your Mother and loved it; however, I never noticed the many gender stereotypes that it has portrayed. Until I read an article explaining the stereotypical roles assigned. People believe…

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    FRANKENSTEIN: The True Monster Mary Shelly’s novel titled Frankenstein is the tragic story of Victor Frankenstein and his creation. Victor Frankenstein is a man obsessed with knowledge of the unknown. He played a dangerous game with the laws of nature, and creates his own form of man. Guilty of robbing dead bodies of their parts to build his creation piece by piece he has the nerve to feel disgust at what he created. “I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation;…

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    Pre-Raphaelite painters. Her mother was also a nurse and had written a book about the profession. From the time she was born to 1895, Virginia spent her summers at the Stephen’s Talland House in England, which to this day is still standing. The looks of the dramatic Porthminister Bay had a view of the Godrevy Lighthouse that inspired her to write. Her mother passed away in 1895, followed by her sister two years later. These events left her in a state of shock. She called it “the greatest…

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    Sheldon Cooper Sheldon Cooper, or Shelly as his friends and family sometimes refer to him as, is a character on the television series The Big Bang Theory. Sheldon Cooper is a senior theoretical physicist at CalTech where he works with his roommate, Leonard Hofstadter. Sheldon has many things that seems odd about him. Some of the things that are a little different that he does is that he must knock 3 times of his neighbor Penny’s door. He does not quite understand sarcasm when it is spoken to…

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    Every night after our dinner my family and I would sit down and watch The Big Bang Theory on television. Those thirty minute airings had my whole living room roaring. We loved how awkward Sheldon was and how Leonard was always chasing pretty Penny. It was not until recently that I have noticed how misogyny is portrayed throughout the show. As I watch the episodes back I still laugh: however, I cannot help but to realize how the women, in particular Penny and Amy, are characterized throughout…

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