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    000 hectares, but as water levels in the lake dropped in the late 1980s, no irrigation could take place. The LCBC and its effectiveness in managing the Lake Chad Basin is therefore fraught with its own challenges, topmost of which is the seeming “vagueness” of the provisions of the Convention establishing the Commission. However, it is important to note that the LCBC has recently awakened to the realities of climate change and its effects on the regime of the Lake. To this end, there are now…

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    To Trust the Belief of Others, Based on Trust In this essay I shall assess the following argument and analyze how defensible it is as a valid and sound argument: It is reasonable to regard other people as generally trustworthy. The majority of other people believe in God. Therefore it is reasonable to trust that belief (and hence adopt it ourselves). Immediately it is clear that there are some questionable claims in the premises. These include whether or not it actually is reasonable to assume…

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    In the play Macbeth, William Shakespeare uses the idea of equivocation to show how everything in the play is not what it appears to be. In the beginning of the play, Macbeth is seen as the holy grail who has the complete trust of the entire kingdom of Scotland, but by the end of the play he is seen as a tyrannical ruler who has destroyed Scotland. Macbeth’s character is influenced greatly because of the witches’ prophecies these foretellings were vague and ambiguous which caused Macbeth to go…

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    English Language Rule

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    The most common perception of using loan words is that they make our writing eloquent. They are also regarded as prestigious, grand and even associated with the language of sophisticated people to display their broad range of vocabulary. Yet, George Orwell criticizes and opposes the use of Latinate words with the belief that they are the root of bad habits in written English. This paper delves into Orwell's problem, the diverse responses it provoked, the set of six rules proposed, their…

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    According to Gottman (1999), "Current estimates of the chances of first marriages in the U.S. ending in divorce (within a 40-year period) range between 50% and 67%" (p. 3). Some couples seek marital therapy before they get to that point. Jake and Ann are a couple that did just that. They felt that their marriage was in trouble and decided to get professional help in hopes of improving their marriage. The case of Jake and Ann is examined in this paper, including the therapist's theoretical…

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    Five Factor Model

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    Disinhibition, encompasses impulsivity, distractability, recklessness, and irresponsibility. While there is a great deal of personality research on these factors, and they are useful for a variety of purposes, their limitation is the sense of vagueness for clinical use. To compare it all, it would be like rating someone's level of usual sadness, as opposed of having a coherent syndrome of…

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    J. F. Peirce’s “Stephen Crane’s use of Figurative Language in ‘The Blue Hotel’” argues that despite its faults in the story, Crane’s use of imaginative and figurative language trumps the negative aspects. To defend his assertion, Peirce compiles all of Crane’s best writing qualities and analyzes them. Peirce begins by prefacing with Crane’s financial struggle as an American writer. Crane spent most of his life in debt and used writing literature to survive. With pressure to produce works, Crane…

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    Essay On 1st Amendment

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    1st Amendment: Freedom of Speech Article The U.S. of A. home of so many things , fried ice cream, large portion sizes, obesity , but I'm pretty sure if you conducted a nation wide survey nearly everyone would agree that the number one best thing about America is the freedom of speech that comes from the first amendment. If you don't like the President you can trash talk him and you wouldn't be penalized. Same goes for any government official, but most people think that just because we have…

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    We are left with this vagueness of our own body parts because we are not grown or married. We are not aware that there would be a change during puberty because our parents do not know how to explain it without bringing sex into the conversation. The sex talks becomes awkward for…

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    In Politics cognitive dissonance is often used as a strategy to persuade voters. Cognitive dissonance is when a action conflicts with beliefs or preferences, as a result people change their beliefs or preferences to match their actions; “But precisely how to move voters successfully is a matter still not fully understood—and the raison d'etre for political strategists and pundits” (Paragraph 1). Harvard and Stanford universities have concluded that political attitudes are often a result of one’s…

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