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University Consultation and Treatment Center: Mission, Vision and Values
Our mission at University Consultation & Treatment Center is the promotion and establishment of mental health as a cornerstone of health and wellness for individuals, in communities with dual diagnoses. Our Mentally Chemically Addicted (MICA) program provides complete addiction and mental illness treatment for our residents...
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Honesty: The Best Quality a Person Can Ever Have
Some people say honesty is the best quality a person could have, but honesty is not a quality you come by very often in our society. People lie about anything and everything. They lie to get them out of something, to get them into something, to save them from embarrassment and to make themselves appear to be a better person...
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Pechorin's Allluring Character in A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov
Timeless characters in literature all show something enigmatic about human nature. In the influential Russian Novel, A Hero of Our Time, written by Mikhail Lermontov, the main character, Pechorin, is a unique example of how some people are detestable and enthralling at the same time. Pechorin is the archetypal Byronic Hero;...
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Analyzing Literary Works
The outside influences on the status of the Congo region has both weakened the stature of the region and polarized the relationship between the outsiders and the Congolese through issues of warfare and, ironically, civilization. Through the works Heart of Darkness, The Poisonwood Bible, and “To our mothers, sisters, and gir...
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An Analysis of the Varies in Detail From Class To Class According To Hall the Experience of Time
According to Hall the experience of time "varies in detail from class to class, by occupation, and sex and age within our own culture". (Hall, 1984: 133) Thus its perception is highly subjective. While some people may experience time as running very fast at the same time others can feel it drag. Time escapes defin...
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The Pollutants at the Bottom of Our Lakes
What Really is at the Bottom of our Lakes In the article Sludge William Ashworth points out that with the success of economic growth, the cost is often the environment. This is most evident in our lakes and rivers, which have served as a dumping ground whether we realized it or not. This has caused environmental problems,...
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An Overview of the Statistics of Rape Cases in 1995
Here is a number for you: 354,670. That is the number of women that were raped in 1995 (RAINN 1). That is equivalent of one woman being raped every two minutes (RAINN 1). Want more numbers? "In the last two years, more than 787,000 women were the victim of a rape or sexual assault" (RAINN 1). And one more statisti...
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An Analysis of the Statistics and Measures in Preventing Rape
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Here is a number for you: 354,670. That
is the number of women that were raped in 1995 (RAINN 1). That is equivalent
of one woman being raped every two minutes (RAINN 1). Want more numbers?
"In the last two years, more than 787,000 women were the vic...
1,286 words
3 pages
An Essay on the Body and Mind
Are body and mind one and the same or are they two different entities that in a sense inhabit the same space? This is a philosophical question that no doubt many have tried to come up with an answer to. The mind is the center of our whole being. Our mind helps us to understand the world around us, as well as the person we a...
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The Impact of Meteors and Comets on the Planet
Robert Pike English 111, Professor Ryan Barbour 10 December 1997 Meteors and Comets and Their Impact on Our Planet How much do we know about our planet and its natural history? Why did the great dinosaurs disappear? All of the answers are now starting to come to light. Scientist have speculated that Earth’s history and...
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The Relationship between Health and Our Attitudes
Our health is directly related to our attitudes. Our thoughts, emotions, and beliefs form the way we view everything in life, including ourselves and our health. This is because the mind and body are closely linked and constantly communicate with each other. This communication is called the body-mind connection. Many peo...
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Exploring the Different Things That Cause a Ripple Effect in Our Economy
There are several things that can cause a ripple effect in our economy. There are economic facts, or things that will happen no matter what, that start to affect more and more people, until they sooner or later effect everybody. The Keynesian Transmission Mechanism is a good example of something that has a ripple effect on...
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The Debate About Sex and Intimacy on Our Televisions
Sex and intimacy on television has long been a fought over topic in our society. For years, the FCC and the MPAA have censored any content they deem sexually or verbally explicit from our viewing, and as we know television is one of the largest influences on our culture ever artificially created. Still though, sex an...
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A View on the Importance of Personal Development and Individuality
Quotation Speech Harvey Fierstein once said “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” Only you can define yourself . . . there’s something so special about that concept; something so intimate about the fact that only you can control...
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What the Society Would Be Like Without Culture
What would society be like without culture? From the beginning culture has been involved in our society. People living in society share culture. Society refers to the relationships and interactions among human beings. Culture refers to the set of morals, beliefs, and values held in common by a group of people. An intrigu...
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The Importance of Beauty in Our Society
Pretty Faces: The Importance of Beauty in our Society “There is a lot of pressure from American society to be beautiful” (Raftery, Gomberg, Kuehnle, Mwanundu, 1999, para. 1). Some people influence young girls to focus on their appearance by giving them make-up and hair accessories as gifts. Others may dress them...
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Analysis of Divorce and Our National Values
Peter D. Kramer, a clinical professor of psychiatry at Brown University, is the author of “Divorce and Our National Values,” arguing how divorce rate reflects our national values. At the time of this article, Louisiana had a strict law for covenant marriage that limits cruel treatment, other than physical or sexual abuse,...
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An Illustration of How Gender Roles are Enacted in Young Children and Its Effect to Society
Conforming Our Children After observing the interactions of families at a local toy store, it is possible to say that societys standard for gender roles are even enacted in young children. The stereotypes are introduced to them by way of family members and the media. These influences teach children that they are supposed...
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Our Society
Ours is an ever-evolving society. Each day we continue to grow and change in many different ways. However, for the purposes of this essay the focus will be on Australia's changing ideas on religion and spirituality. True religion in Australia today has little to do with Christianity. It is a well-documented fact that there...
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A Short Analysis on Camus's Essay on Our World
In reading Camus's essay I was very intrigued by his ideas and beliefs. I have actually never read an article in which someone so well criticized the world today, but at the same time provided a means to where it should go and an overall attitude adjustment in which today's society should take in order to move globally into...
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A Description of Darkness in Our Society as Indicative of Evil
Darkness in our society is indicative of evil. For instance, a black cat, a dark night, a dark place are all symbols of evil. There are only a few good people out there today. In Macbeth William Shakespeare proves to us that there is evil in all of us but in the end the good triupths. In this play the main character Macbeth...
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An Examination of Divorce: A Major Problem in Our Society
One major problem in our society today is divorce. Over half of all marriages end in divorce. This rate is extremely high, so high, in fact, that this is indeed a crisis. Divorce affects everyone involved; it leads to one or both partners being left broken and it is detrimental to children. My interest in this topic comes f...
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A Description of the Importance To The Well Being of Our Society on Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking
Critical thinking would be important to the well being of our society for many reasons except for the fact that hardly anyone ever uses it. If people used critical thinking all the time society would be a very different place. People would actually think about what they were going to say and what it means...
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The Computer Addiction of Our Society
Our society is becoming more and more computer dependent not only for information, but for fun and entertainment. There once was a time when the only computers known to the average person were those the military possessed. Eventually, large corporation found many different uses for computers in the business world, and today...
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An Analysis of an Imagination of Our Society Without a Common Language
Try and imagine our society without a common language. This could be quite
a hard idea to fathom. Allow me to assist you. If this hypothetical idea were
in fact true, a typical conversation between two individuals would be as
follows: one of the two would begin the conversation by making noises
representing their language,...
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