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  • Why Did America Lose The Space Race

    “One small step for man”, these were the words that ended the space race; but was America truly the victor? In 1944 the first V2 streaked towards the city of London, this weapon of war that could have turned the tide of the war in Germanys favor was the first major step towards the space race. Despite having the advantage of long range liquid fueled rockets Germany lost the war. America was the first to find the both the remaining V2’s and the rocket scientist. Within only a month most of equipment was moved to the US leaving very little evidence that the rockets existed for the Russians when they were granted ownership of the land. You would think, “America has the man power and the technology, why was Russia still able to be the first to…

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  • Pheddo: The Affinity Argument In The Phaedo

    [Step 1] In the Phaedo, Socrates makes an argument that the soul must be immortal (78b-84b). This argument is referred to as the Affinity Argument. It begins at 78b in the Phaedo, when Socrates asks to which class of things the soul belongs. What Socrates means by the “soul” is the self; the mind (Phaedo 65c & 66e). What Socrates means by “class” is class of existence. This is best illustrated in another of Plato’s accounts of Socrates, The Republic, where his standard of measurement of…

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  • Personal Statement Essay: My Studies In The Architectural Field

    Architecture is more than steel and glass. The edifices that humans have built throughout history stand as a testament to the people and the ideals that embodied their society. Buildings are places where people live, work, and play. Architects play a vital role in how humans will interact with their structures. They will also have an influence on the way people behave within the space. Architects play a role in shaping the future of society by the structures that they create. By creating the…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Unlimited Spirit

    What is the Unlimited Spirit, Limited Spirit and Corporeal Bodies? We differentiate three distinct types of beings here. One is the highest good in which nothing can surpass. This highest good is God; God is the only unlimited spirit with no end, no beginning and is not limited by space or time. The unlimited spirit has always been and will always be. The limited spirits are all the angels and human spirits that have a beginning, no end and the human spirits are limited by space and time…

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  • The Importance Of Intake Assessments

    level will make it difficult for a significant number of clients to fully comprehend and participate appropriately with the questionnaire. Anytime a clinician is unsure of the clients ability to comprehend the question, it would be irresponsible to give any weight to the clients answer. 4. Is there enough space to write what is need in each answer space? The multiple choices format gives little opportunity for clients to offer their own thoughts or ideas. In the few areas where a essay type…

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  • Analysis Of The Accidental Universe By Alan Lightman

    Alan Lightman said “….we are haunted by the suspicion that what we see and understand of the world is only a tiny piece of the whole.” (Lightman, 2013, p. x). What can one say about science? There is so much we can state as fact and more than cannot be. How can a miracle be explained by scientific law? This is something that is touched on in the book The Accidental Universe by Alan Lightman. Lightman puts forth information on several universes that are as thought provoking as they are powerful.…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Perdurantism

    In other words, objects are the collection of all spatial and temporal parts. Parts can make up and influence the whole. Issues about perdurantism can be traced to general issues with four-dimensional theories. On one hand, temporal parts cause an issue in so far that they come in and out of existence. Koslicki provides an example of a space-time worms in order to illustrate an issue with Sider’s view of fusions. For example, imagine the life of a goldfish. In the beginning of its life, the…

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  • Frost At Midnight Analysis

    For instance, Coleridge develops the image of the speaker being in “The inmates of [his] cottage, all at rest” (line 4), which lives him to his time alone. It is recognized that the speaker is alone during the night since everyone is at rest and it is close to around the time of winter since lines 12-13 state, “Or if the secret ministry of frost/Shall hang them up in silent icicles.” Furthermore, “Frost at midnight” also suggest a movement through space. For instance, the speaker begins his time…

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  • The Importance Of Attending The University Of Chicago

    Near the end of the movie, actor Matthew McConaughey enters a black hole and gains access to a higher-dimensional world. In this higher-dimensional world, time is represented as a three-dimensional space. McConaughey can move around in this space and access any moment in time in his daughter’s room. At first, I dismissed this type of access to time as purely science fiction; however, after watching a video with physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explaining the ending of the movie, I realized there…

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  • Personal Essay: How My Mom Changed My Life

    This may sound a little clique but my other has been through hell and back to get me to where I am today. My mother has been the backbone that gets me through everything I go through in life. She is the most inspiring person to me because she is my number one support system, she takes care of me, and she encourage me to battle my obstacles. The most admirable person on this planet to me will forever and always be my mother. My mother has been through thick in thin in life to give my siblings…

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