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    Merchant Of Doubt Ethics

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    climate change. I was baffled when I read the headline from CNN because one would imagine the head of EPA to be more knowledgeable in the field of environment science. If not CO2, what else is the primary cause? “The Sun”? The turning point in this movie, I think, occurred when Michel Shermer shared his story about being a skeptic of climate change for more than ten years and then changed his views after looking at data. Currently, Michel Shermer debates against his former colleagues whom he once supported. Like Mr. Shermer, I used to think that climate change was an exaggeration by Western nation. In high school, I never the term global warming. Because of my preference for hot seasons, I did think global warming was a problem until I began to read extensively into the causes and effects. I do not think that ignorance is the problem when it comes to people opposing the reality of climate change. I believe the main reason why some politician in Congress still do not believe in climate change is because they are either misinformed or are unwilling to accept the consequences of acknowledging that the earth is warmer. Politician obviously have a political and economic point of view when it comes to global warming. Some think that the US will experience slow growth in the…

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    A highly debated topic is what the minimum wage should be for workers in America. This is the bare minimum that a person needs to live or that is its intent. Some people feel that it is too low, and that we should raise it. The United States Department of Labor says the raising the minimum wage will be good for the economy and also good for business (Minimum Wage Mythbusters). However some people think raising the minimum wage will be bad. The CATO Institute, in their Four Reasons Not to Raise…

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    A Liberal Think Tank

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    The term “think tank” refers to an organization formed to analyze and report, as well advocate for, societal and national issues facing Americans. Think tanks date back to the early 1900’s, progressively increasing to present day. From a conservative perspective, educating myself on liberal agendas often solidifies my stance. This assignment in particular piqued my interest more than most. My first instinct, analyze The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, as familiarity would…

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    Many of these best practices identified by the Learning Executive Think Tank relate conceptually to the ideals espoused by Garvin in “Building a Learning Organization.” The advisory councils best practice bears similarity to Garvin’s emphasis on the Three M of Management. Management refers to providing practical counsel to subordinates rather than merely engaging in directive aspirations. In their discussion of this best practice, the advisory councils provide the forum where this practical…

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    Radley Balko is an esteemed columnist with the publications carrying his work ranging from major news outlets like FoxNew.com and the Washington Post, to other periodicals such as Playboy. Additionally, he is the senior editor of the American libertarian magazine Reason. The Cato Institute, a self ascribed “American Libertarian think tank”, published this essay in which Balko calls for an end to the socialistic progression of American healthcare with a focus on obesity. Denying that federal…

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    Better Off Tread Summary Drop into the battlefield in Better Off Tread and decimate your enemies with funny-looking tanks. Customize your own armored monstrous vehicles with eccentric designs, like adding a top-hat and a mustache! Compete against other players in pretty-looking battlefields by using different kinds of tanks with different capabilities. ____________________________________________________________________________ Better Off Tread is an MMO, PvP, MOBA-like game wherein…

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    Military Innovation Response Draft Israel and the United States have common (word) regarding how some of the country’s greatest innovation has started from the military. The tour through the US Army Heritage and Education Center relayed the ideas and concepts about how the innovation in private sectors was originally derived from military or government funded projects such as the M4 Sherman Tank and the minicomputer. However, they are not identical in the aspect that when a war arises and the…

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    mammal’s environment lead Pounder and his colleagues to investigate if doing so would be just as beneficial to captive fish. Fish are a hugely exploited research model as millions of tons of fish are farmed across the UK. Despite the massive commercial production occurring, inadequate research has been done on improving fish welfare in stressful situations. The large growth of the aquaculture industry should be synonymous with research about how to remedy production problems and facilitate…

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    David Ayer's Fury

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    How does Fury (2014) encourage audiences to think about any social problem, issue, controversy, or debate of your choice? Fury (2014) is a film directed by David Ayer about tank warfare in the final stages of WWII. It unequivocally shows the horror and trauma of war by engaging in scenes of brutality, gore, and emotional struggle. It follows an American tank commander (Brad Pitt) and his crew as they navigate the battlefield and face German tanks which are far superior to theirs. There are many…

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    UCO Reflection Essay

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    (Effortless Aquaria) Scientists at the National Marine Aquarium recently studied how one of the exhibits was affecting the people viewing it. The peoples heart rates as well as blood pressure dropped as more fish were added and the people also reported having better moods after viewing the exhibit. (Gebelhoff) These benefits will help our students a lot as they may be preparing for a big test or for a presentation they may have that day. Costs/Timeline When I contacted the company for a price…

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