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  • The American Forest Foundation (AFF)

    little regard for the consequences our actions have on things that we think do not affect us. We are so engaged with the social and anthropocentric aspects of this world that we often forget, ignore, and neglect nonhuman things and processes. However, most of these nonhuman entitities, such as nature, are a part of us as much as we are a part of it. Nature is not separate from humans and the two are vitally interconnected. Many individuals are unaware of the human impact we have on the environment, corresponding to many people abusing and misusing nature, which is essential for our survival and livelihood. The American Forest Foundation (AFF) is in a pursuit to change this typical mindset of many people, reverse the loss of America’s woodlands, and spread environmental education and awareness. Specifically, “The American Forest Foundation works-on-the-ground with families, teachers, and elected officials to promote stewardship and protect our nation’s forest heritage” (American Forest Foundation :: What We Do). Although this foundation has been internationally recognized and certified for decades, there are a both flaws and advantages within the foundation that can and should be adressed through multiple environmental lenses and approaches. In regards to the environmental ethics approach, AFF encourages us to take the moral responsibility to care for and protect our nation’s forests while also viewing forest owners as stewards of vital resources that provide a combination…

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  • Circadian Aerobic Exercise

    Since obesity is on the continual rise, there has been a lot of research done to determine the best way to decrease weight. For many years, studies of body weight regulation have focused almost completely on caloric intake and energy expenditure.23 Since the obesity epidemic continues to skyrocket, one diet that has received a lot of attention is Intermittent fasting (IF), or periods of voluntary abstinence from food and drink.24 In some places, IF has been practiced since the earliest of…

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  • My Relationship With Nature Essay

    manageable, it’s time we answered it, and it’s not all bad. At least I don’t dream I’m a butterfly. To find the origins of my relationship with nature you would have to go back far. If you want to know my understanding of that relationship, then you would have to go back to when I started volunteering at the Seattle aquarium. Considering this is the start of this paper, we will start with the former, though the latter will be soon coming. The simple fact, that will come as no surprise to…

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  • Analysis Of Child's Play By Higuchi Ichiyo

    Known for her stories about adolescents struggling towards adulthood, Higuchi Ichiyō creates a small world full of contrasting young characters in one of her famous works, “Child’s Play”. Also known as “Takekurabe”, which translates to “growing up”, the children of the story cross the line that separates child from adult during a period of individualism and edification. Although “Child’s Play” embraces the purity of the coming-of-age theme, it adds darker elements in order to show the realistic…

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  • Japanese History: The Tokugawa Period

    1. The Tokugawa period is that from 1600-1868 while the Meiji period is from 1868-1912. During the Tokugawa period, there were various levels of class including Samurai, Farmer, Artisans, Merchants, and outcasts (aka hinin or burakumin). The Samurai and burakumin were especially important matters during that time as Samurai’s served as retainers for Daimyos and other government bodies within the domains of Japan. The Tokugawa period was a time of harsh punishment and fear. Much of the…

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  • Martin Luther King Courage Analysis

    Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation" King not only preached nonviolence, he practiced it. He used words rather than fists, and marches rather than guns. King's ability to rise above the common misconception of the need to fight fire with fire, and be morally better than his oppressors was mind numbing. To be violent while making a moral stand ruins the moral stand. King's moral courage is so provocative because of his commitment…

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  • Concerto For Trumpet By Johann Hummel

    museum and recital hall. Many music majors spend time in this venue honing their listening and performing skills. The individual who performed today was a member of the University of Kentucky faculty. The hall was a great venue to enjoy classical music. There was plenty of seating available, audience was excellent and they were very respectful to the performer. The hall was designed specifically for the performance of classical music and very little to no distortion when the performer hit notes…

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  • Traditional Gender Roles In Japanese Essay

    The turnover from the Tokugawa period to the Meiji is historically seen as a Japan entering a new age of modernization and industrialization to reach western levels of civilization. Tokugawa as a traditional, old fashioned age while Meiji metaphorically as opening itself up to new ideas and western ways of thinking. The Meiji era was a time where Japan opened itself up to western influence. This romanticized way of viewing Meiji as a triumphant time of growing industry and capitalism is,…

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  • Women In The Tales Of Heike, Bamboo Cutter, And Tales Of Ise

    During the Heian period, a patriarchal system exists where women are treated as the inferior species. Women are usually thought as passive beings who lacks the intelligences to master complex language like Chinese or physical talents to be a warrior. Moreover, the main role of women were to write poetry and be a disposal source of entertainment for men. Although these social norms may exists, some women are bold and powerful enough to make men feel inferior, which shows efforts to resists these…

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  • Reasons For Tudor Rebellions

    concern about tax on livestock. This shows the concern the common people were showing about their own livelihood, yet saw rebellion as perhaps the only way to become noticed by the nobles and gentry. However, in both of these rebellions, Lincolnshire Rising and the Pilgrimage of Grace, social and economic issues could be fairly described as a ‘subsidiary’ reason, meaning they were not they main reason but rather a side one. This is shown by the numerous religious demands they made, and only few…

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