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    Touching The Void Analysis

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    Feud Within Touching the Void is a compelling, vigorous and intimate story that uses emotional, figurative language to broaden the seriousness of the situations that lies before the climbers. It captures your attention and causes you to be fully engaged in the book in order to understand the reality of the situation. The creation of Touching the Void by Joe Simpson, began in 1985 when Joe Simpson and Simon Yates decided to climb Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes. The freezing temperatures, lack of warmth, hydration and food made the climb excruciating day by day. After three days of ascending, disaster struck. Simpson fell braking several bones in his leg. With no rescue available, they decided to attempt to descend together. It was the most agonizing and painful process that could have been deadly for both. Unfortunately, another incident occurred when Yates accidentally lowered Simpson over a crevasse. The gradient gone from steep to vertical and they were no longer able to hold on. Certain they were about to be pulled to their deaths. Yates was stuck with…

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    What would you do if you fell off the side of a mountain, into a crevice, and was left to die? Most people would have accepted their fates and prepared for death. But Joe Simpson when faced with certain death, refused to accept his fate and put himself through hell to complete the impossible task of making it of the mountain. The book Touching the Void by Joe Simpson is a biography thriller, about climbers Joe Simpson and Simon Yates climbing experience in the Andes mountains. This book was…

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    Ultratra Vires Case Study

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    6. ULTRA VIRES CONTRACTS A contract of company which is ultra vires, i.e., outside the objective clause as defined by memorandum of association is wholly void and is of no legal effect. The objection to an ultra vires contract is, not merely that the company ought not to have made it, but that it could not make it. The main issue is not as to the legality of the contract; but the issue is as to the competency and authority of the company to make it. An ultra vires contract which has the effect…

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    to believe that these purchases to fill the void of unhappiness, when in fact it will only prolong it. However, to say that fully eliminating these desires would be the formula for true happiness is not a matter of fact, but of opinion. Who is to say what makes anyone happy?. I only disagree with Epicurious desire to remove fear from our minds, I believe our fear and anxieties are important feelings one needs to have, as it can help us evaluate the many dangers that can occur, we can…

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    Minors Signing Contracts

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    One can agree that it is legal for 17 year-old teenagers to sign a contract, though it will not be enforceable unless one has parental agreement. The real question becomes how to distinguish one of validity and voidability. In regards to validity, depending on the age of the child, the signed contract can be invalid because of the age and or consent. Nonetheless, the important point in minors signing contracts is the voidability of the instrument. For the minor has the right to enforce a…

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    the contract being written in Zhemer’s handwriting and the both of them signed it. Even though Zehmer told Lucy the next day that it was the liquor talking and that he didn’t want to sell the farm, the court believed that Lucy was serious about purchasing the farm because he believed the contract was legit. By believing in the contract, the next day he focused on getting the money. The night they met at the restaurant, Zehmer had told Lucy that he couldn’t get the money that night. The…

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    Sukuk Case Study

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    A. What is Sukuk? Sukuk in general can be understood as a Shariah compliant ‘bond’. In its simplest form Sukuk represents ownership of an asset or its usufruct. The claim embodied in Sukuk is not basically a claim to cash flow but an ownership claim. This also differentiates Sukuk from conventional bonds as the former proceed over interest bearing securities, whereas Sukuk are basically investment certificates involving of ownership claims in a pool of assets. B. Type of Sukuk 1) Asset Based…

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    murders to remove the constant comparison between him and his brother and to prove that he is the better than how others view him. Hamlet goes through with the plan to murder Claudius not out of revenge but as a way to deal with all the built in stress. Ophelia is the opposite of Hamlet who ends up killing herself as she has nothing else that could fill the void. Overall the work depicts these characters as ones…

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    Unconscionable Case Study

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    Unconscionable and Unenforceable After a period of time, Walker has fallen behind on payments and is now in collections, her granddaughter has composed a letter in Walker’s behalf, stating that the entire deal is unconscionable and therefore unenforceable. In contract law an unconscionable contract is one that is unjust or extremely one-sided in favor of the person who has the superior bargaining power. Courts find that unconscionable contracts usually result from the exploitation of consumers…

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    Nothing is Needed for Something Many people judge their success on how much they have and the material possessions around them; Ernest Hemingway, however, believes people must accept they are nothing to achieve true success and happiness. Nothingness is a difficult concept for many to grasp, but it becomes more clear with age what nothingness means. People also often do not want to accept or believe they are nothing in the world. Most believe they have a specific purpose and are in some way…

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