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    Students come to Berklee to do the impossible in the music industry. Innovation and creativity are what drive the industry forward. Berklee graduates are helped guided for careers as entrepreneurs in the fast changing music business. Entrepreneurialism is fast paced and is the most valuable asset for students to enhance in the competitive music environment Recently Berklee has launched a project that will help foster the creation of a new service/project/business that will help some the major…

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    the bottom in one specific classification that can lead to the demise of a country that is thought to be flowing with amber waves of grain and plotted with purple mountains as it was put by Katharine Lee Bates in 1913. According to the Brookings Institute, in a report completed by Ron Haskins, Richard Merman, and Isabel Sawhill, from October 2012, the literacy rates of students in the United States are far lower than any other industrialized country in the world. The American education system…

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    A Chance to expand an Innovative mindset, that is what the Illinois Institute of Technology means to me. I believe IIT has the resources necessary to sharpen and develop my mind and bring forth new technology, ideas, and improve our quality of life. Going behind test scores and diplomas, making real change in the world. By telling my story and who I am. Through Illinois institute of Technology i aim to positively have an impact in this ever changing world. I hope that to be given the chance. I…

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    Whaling Should Be Banned

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    I do agree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered species of whales as a cultural exemption. Many countries were founded on whaling including the United States. Whales provided a large resource of food, fuel and luxuries such as perfume. It is still a part of the United States ' culture as there are Native American tribes who still hunt to this day as part of their culture. If you take a moral stance against non-endangered whale hunting then you…

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    Prompt: Construct and develop your commentary using the assigned reading provided to you on authored by Dr. Michael Greve. “The AEI Federalism Project” is a program established by the American Enterprise Institute to provide a forum for the discussion of American Federalism. Your work should be an original interpretation of the content of the article and will address and answer the following: Develop an explanation for the principle of federalism, Address the concept of competitive federalism,…

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    1880s, worth $16 million today, to help fund the school (uchicago.edu). In 1901, Rockefeller also donated funds to establish the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in New York, at the time was the premier biomedical research facility in America at the time. The website, Philanthropy Roundtable documents all of the medical accomplishments of the institute which later became Rockefeller University. One such accomplishment is creating a vaccine for yellow fever…

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    The novel “Anthem” was written by a Russian-American author known as Ayn Rand. Her philosophy consisted of Objectivism; reality exists independently of consciousness, that human beings have direct contact with reality through sense perception. Anthem was written in 1937 when Ayn Rand was 32. During this time, Russia was undergoing a purge; known as, the Great Purge. The novel shares the same societal characteristics as Russia which was undergoing a communist revolution since 1917 led by Josef…

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    Sinister Motivation Ayn Rand’s book, Anthem raises the question what would life be like in a completely equal and unknowing world. In a society where there is no individualism and the Council of Vocations controls life; one man rises up and protests the ideas of this society. Equality 7-2521 learned rather quickly in the Home of Students, unlike the rest of them, he understood lessons before they were spoken; however this was considered a sin in society. Within the community no man is…

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    One of the most interesting symbols in Ayn Rand's book Anthem is the lack of "I." The main character, Equality 7-2521, lives in a society where there is no "me" or "my." There is only "we." This absence, the negation of the individual, is predicated on the idea that "It is a sin to think words no others think. . . . It is base and evil" (17). Even speaking "I" is an act punishable by death. Throughout this work, Rand draws on the absence of "I" in order to illustrate the overarching theme of…

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    Rand's Fountainhead

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    The Unfortunate Human Tendency to Conform (An anlysis of Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead and a quote from Colin Wilson) The much debated topic of the independent and dependent nature of human beings plays an interesting role in the theme and plot of Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead and is the main idea in the quote from Colin Wilson. Some argue that the group is redundant without first developing the individual. This is certainly Rand’s, and by extension Roark’s approach. The antagonist, Toohey promotes the…

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