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  • Ecurity Prison

    a maximum-security prison, wearing an orange jumpsuit, surrounded by electric fences and armed guards with attack dogs. In reality, Vala, who has biceps the size of footballs, is being held in a place where many of us would consider a vacation. In Oslo, Norway lies a minimum-security prison, Bastoy, where felons hold keys to their own locks. Here, Vala and 114 other inmates who have been convicted for malicious acts such as murder, rape and drug trafficking, are free to enjoy saunas, go…

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  • Innovation Acceptance Model (TAM)

    INNOVATION ACCEPTANCE MODEL (TAM) The innovation acknowledgment show (TAM) was produced by Davis (1989) to explaincomputer-utilization conduct. It shows how clients acknowledge and utilize new innovation. The model recommends that when library and clients are given another innovation, various components impact their choice about how and when they will utilize it. Such factors include: Perceived handiness (PU) - This was characterized by Davis (1989) as how much a man trusts that utilizing a…

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  • Claes Thure Oldenburg

    Brother of Richard Oldenburg a well-known art historian whom of which was director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, between 1972 and 1993. From 1930 to 1933 the Oldenburgs moved to and lived in New York, then from 1933 to 1936 they lived in Oslo, then Norway. Oldenburg had attended the Latin School of Chicago, where he graduated and attended Yale after he and his family had both moved and settled into Chicago in 1936, then later on attended Harvard, which he had dropped out of too later…

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  • Argumentative Essay: It's Time To Stop The Olympics

    The Olympics have been causing several problems in recent and not so recent years, putting many countries and cities into financial debt. To stop this we must put permanent sites on our building list for the Olympics and keep those the few things on that list. Over the years the Olympics have been hosted we are shockingly finding that each year those hosting cities will spend billions of dollars on unnecessary things, such as facilities and equipment. The host for the 2016 games, Brazil,…

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  • The Importance Of Existentialism In Sophie's World

    All individuals come into existence with the ability to choose how they will be seen by their peers, and the choices one makes reveals their true character. In the novel Sophie's World the author Jostein Gaarder writes about a person's capability to choose how they want to exist in this world. The plot of the novel is based on the main protagonist, Sophie Amundsen’s educational expedition through a strange correspondence course in philosophy. However, it is evident through the author’s writing…

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  • Crime Control As Industry Summary

    Crime Control As Industry: Towards Gulags, Western Style by Nils Christie, a professor of Criminology at the University of Oslo, is somehow a ground-breaking book to the extent that it argues that ‘’crime control, rather than crime itself is the existent danger for our future’’ and that systems of crime control have the potential for developing western style Gulags, or concentration camps (p.15) Crime Control as Industry is divided into 13 chapters each of those filled with very concrete and…

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  • A Challenging Opportunity Research Paper

    A Challenging Opportunity Good evening ladies and gentlemen, at the heart of every catastrophe is an opportunity. Surely, this would be the general consensus of my colleges in the audience today. It is an irrefutable fact that every event in our lives brings about a certain transformation in us. A proof of this, will emerge through an anecdote, I shall share with you shortly. Before I begin, I would like to express my deep and sincere gratitude for felicitating me and considering me to don the…

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  • The Characteristics Of The Expressionism Movement

    artist called Edvard Munch painted this artwork in 1893 (totalhistory.com). There are four versions of The Scream where two of them are paintings and the other two where done with pastels. One of these paintings is located in the National gallery in Oslo (totalhistory.com). The other painting is located in the Munch Museum where they also own one version of the pastels (totalhistory.com). Petter Olsen privately owns the last pastel artwork and is auctioning it off for $80 million dollars making…

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  • Palestinian Rejectionism

    and all orders to stop its settlement program, but it’s contributing to its hypocrisy in the process. Israel continually insists that Palestine recognize its existence and its borders, but Israel continues to build beyond 1967 lines. Even during the Oslo Accords, Israel made it clear that it would go on with its settlement program. At the 2000 Camp David Summit,…

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  • Interconnectedness And Interdependence Of Globalization

    “Globalization processes are inevitable historic and objective phenomena, the driving force of society’s development and progress.” Some say the globalization is killing the world, but others say that it is what is keeping the world alive. Globalization is the interconnectedness and interdependence of regions that allows the world to be used and preserved to its fullest potential by all living people. Interconnectedness, how all countries can all work together toward a common goal or to get a…

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