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    claims. As well, I will build upon his threats using more contemporary theorists and thinkers. In his book Tocqueville discussed two threats to democracy in America, tyranny of the majority, and soft despotism. The threat that is most interesting, in regards to this paper, is his idea of soft despotism. Tocqueville made sure to make the distinction between despotism and soft despotism. He described despotism as “[the] tyrannical, and absolute government of only one (or of only one power).” (Tocqueville 1245-261) What he was referring to however is very different; it would arise as a product of individualism and would establish itself…

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    natural that love of equality should grow constantly with equality itself; everything done to satisfy it makes it grow” (Tocqueville, 673). Hence, equality as defined by the Americans holds an unquenchable drive that if unchecked leads to greater centralization of government to achieve it as citizens seek equality and government seeks uniformity. A government left uncheck lacks the ability to resist centralization in Tocqueville’s view as “every central government worships uniformity; uniformity…

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    Tocqueville’s visit to the United States in 1831 prompted his work Democracy in America. This was supposed to be a chance for him to take a look at the American prison system. However, it was obvious from his writing that he looked at every aspect of American culture. In Democracy in America, he takes a look at how democracy works and the pitfalls that could bring about the downfall of democracy. Throughout his travels he noticed that private interest and personal gain motivated the actions…

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    public officials. Tocqueville Question #1 Page 3 said that in America it is easy to see how mistakes are made when choosing a politician. However, Tocqueville stated, “Although the rulers of a democracy are less honest and competent, the electorate is more enlightened and more alert.” This means that although the politicians may be less skilled, because the public is involved and cares, they will stop a politician from deviating or doing anything in their own self-interest. In a…

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    Sugar Consumption Essay

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    life these obese children eventually suffer from Heart attacks due to coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, and stroke. The extra weight puts pressure on the bones and joints, which may cause more problems within the joints.13 This can lead to osteoarthritis, a disease that causes joint pain and stiffness. Obese girls are more likely not to have regular menstrual periods.14 SSB consumption playing a role in obesity is a very controversial subject, and observational data are needed…

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    A Glass Half Empty When walking down the beverage isle of a supermarket, what do you see? Mainly soda, juice, and water, right? Well next time you are there, take a second to look a little closer at the amount of calories in the supposedly “healthier” apple juice compared to Coca-Cola. Although many Americans believe that juices are healthier for their body’s versus soda, consumers should reconsider because most juices contain just as much sugar, calories, and artificial flavors as soft drinks.…

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    Healthy Potion Case Study

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    In addition, as red bull company, there are some strategies behind Red Bull’s success to cover lost in patent including its involvement with hang gliding and bungee jumping and this category‘s extreme sport.( Brown O 2015). Moreover, reliance on a single product raises risks which might be transaction on consumers’ tastes or contraction of demand. Healthy Potion could sale complementary goods of drink and make promotion. For example, selling limited edition healthy snacks which are complementary…

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    Strategic HR Planning

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    be occurring is something that can help immensely with planning. The occupation of ‘rigger’ is crucial for our business as this position is critical within our organization. ‘Riggers’ are not a trade that has an organized and designated overseeing organization and there is no certification for a ‘rigger’. Due to the physical demands of the job, it is important that we need to find and train riggers. Our company needs to use flexible work arrangement to help balance supply and demand for all…

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    Good Employee

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    Traits of Good Employee In looking for an employee to hire, the requirements are surprisingly uniform. In a recent survey by CareerBuilder, they found that 77% of employers consider soft skills (the more common, personality-based attributes) to be as important as hard skills (the job specific, learned abilities) and 16% said soft skill were actually more important (Poll). Though experience is valuable, experience alone will not land the desired job. No matter the industry, there are five…

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    Integration into the workplace is a process people go through from High level to entry level positions. The process is made by the employee and aided by co-workers and management, to hopefully make your integration a positive experience. This case study will focus on integration into the VFX industry as an entry level position like a Technical Director. Using Workplace Essential Skills or soft skills the following points cover key skills that help you integrate into the VFX workplace. Using the…

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