Business Essays

A Sinner, Yes, but Not All Bad

No man is good, “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Therefore, John Proctor was not a good person; he was a sinner. Since no man is good, does mean that all men are bad? No, John Proctor was a sinner, and he did commit the horrendous act of adultery. However, John Proctor lived his…

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Thinking About the Future

“I should have furthered my education” is something I hear at many family gatherings from many relatives. Since they did not attend college, life is difficult for them at times. I refuse to struggle the same way when I have the opportunity to do something great. I feel life has equipped me to handle college by giving me a tremendous…

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Immigration Reform Slips Away

Immigration is a heated political issue, both at the dinner table and in the capital of the United States. Most people agree that the United States immigration system is outdated and needs to change. For undocumented immigrants, options are scarce because the delay for immigration reform continues. The Immigration Reform Bill (S.744) making its way through Congress provides a road…

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Success is Out of Our Hands

Is there a significant correlation between success and skill? Nowadays, the path to success seems to be different for each individual, as some people have unfair advantages to help them excel quicker. Often times, these advantages stem from circumstances no one even has control over. Moreover, the idea of a “self-made” man is a logical fallacy as almost all successful…

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Fate or Free Will

I believe that everyone’s life is based on fate. Fate brought Romeo and Juliet together, but it was loves job to keep them together. Fate decided to tear them apart.Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered if they can speak? In ancient times people believed stars were books that have your life completely mapped out. If you…

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My Mind is My Most Powerful Muscle

There is an immense collection of data regarding visualization and other mental training techniques, including human experiments, technology designed to track and measure brain activity and firing of the muscles and zealous claims that it really works. Is this true? The data could be falsified because those tested have a special trait in their DNA, or those who claimed it…

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A Father's Influence

My father always influenced me to be the best athlete I possibly could be with all sports, but especially football. It has been with me ever since I was born. A major reason is because my dad, who is currently the head coach at our highschool. knowing a couple of things about football, he always pushes me to be the…

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The Drinking Epidemic

The Underage Drinking Epidemic Most people believe that underage drinking is controlled by effective laws and education in the United States. However, in reality underage drinking has become an epidemic as laws and an educational system are not as effective as once thought. Through conducting a considerable amount of research from various sources, it can be determined that underage drinking…

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Mother trucker

Consider this:Two people stick their hands in freezing cold water, person A and person B.The one most likely to keep their hand in the longest would be the one using curse words(person A). Rather than person B using words like shoot and darn.Swearing helped person A to get through the most pain. Swearing is not as bad as society makes…

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Strength from Adversity

What is character? Simply put, it is the very essence of our being. It is who we are besides our achievements, grades, and athletic ability; and it is the qualities that people will remember about us when our accomplishments have long passed us. How do we develop character? Helen Keller once said, “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.…

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Susan B. Anthony and Her Effect on America

“Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.”(“Susan B. Anthony Quotes-BrainyQuote”) This is a motto that Susan B. Anthony used to influence people as she campaigned for women’s rights. Not only did she work for women’s rights, but she helped bring about the abolition of slavery. Susan Brownell Anthony played a large part in the history…

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Wheels

Maturing is about moving forward through both the good and bad. But, moving forward is also about learning, letting go, and waving goodbye to the past. The poem, “Wheels” by Jim Daniels illustrates moving forward by waving goodbye to our past. Jim Daniels perspective on moving forward is demonstrated through his use of syntax. How a poet constructs his lines,…

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Creativity vs Commercial

Vogue was created in 1892 as a weekly newspaper, it wasn’t until the 1930’s that it became a fashion oriented print that celebrated talented artists and up and coming designers. The company completely restructured and starting rebranding itself as soon as former editor-in-chief Diana Vreeland came to power. Vreeland made the magazine more open to sexuality and talked about fashion…

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Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgearld

The American Dream is about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. At least that is what it was all about in the past. People today have morphed the focus point of the American Dream to being all about materialism and greed. It is not at all like what our forefathers intended for this country. Just like how the people’s…

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Frederick Douglas' Experience

In the world today, there are over twenty million slaves living amongst free men and women. Can their lives truly be called living? Slavery has manifested since the dawn of time, although most do not realize it. The majority of slavery today is found in third world countries, like Africa. In such conditions, poor individuals are availed, or taken advantage…

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The War On:[A]Intellect, [B]Creativity, [C]Analysis, or [D]All of the above

Standardized intelligence and performance testing have deviated so far from its original purpose, means to be executed, and effects, that if the father of modern standardized tests, Alfred Binet returned from his grave, he would die again. His original purpose comprised of testing individual children to decide whether to give them extra help or not. His purpose came from the…

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The Cuban Embargo

For almost an entire year, my life has been dedicated to my ROGATE project. I have done intense research for my presentation, dealing with the Cuban Embargo. The blockade on Cuba is extremely inhumane, as it does not allow needed goods to be brought into the country. While the Cuban Embargo is a topic still under debate, I believe it…

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Who Am I?

“Life is a Highway,” by Tom Cochrane. This couldn’t be truer. Everyone’s highway is different, some are bumpy, some have a lot of twists and turns, and some people have a smooth highway and sail through life easily. My highway is not very smooth and has some sharp turns and some potholes. I plan to survive this highway of life…

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Contrasting Journeys

Life is a journey and everyone experiences that journey differently. Robert Frost shares his journey through poetry differently than Wordsworth does. Robert Frost interprets life to be full of decisions that determine where you go in life. While Wordsworth portrays his journey to be full of joyful as well as sad times, and he tries to focus on the joyful…

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Will of the Gods

In the poem The Odyssey by Homer, one can conclude that there is a lot to process in just 266 pages. One could also point out that there are a lot of themes that go into the making up of the poem. Several themes are the power of cunning over strength, misery of separation, and maturation as a journey. The…

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Misconceptions of Teenagers

In today’s society teens are judged very harshly in everything they do. For many reasons it is because they do not live up to society’s expectations. Many teens also feel very isolated because adults in society do not understand the way they act and feel. Teens are expected to go to school, do homework, complete the house chores, and in…

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Our Lives Our Theatre

You find yourself in Greece, in the ancient times. It is the afternoon and there is nothing to do, so naturally, you are going to the theatre. You sit on one of the grades and before too long, the show starts. The play is good. Funny. Suddenly everything seems so familiar. The principal character is you, and this is your…

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Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe’s book Things Fall Apart begins with an anecdote from W.B. Yeats’s poem‘The Second Coming.’ The excerpt describes extreme chaos, culminating in the world falling into anarchy, or a state of disorder due to the lack of an acknowledged leader. While the Things Fall Apart seems to describe nothing as fantastic as Yeats’s apocalypse, the simple events of the…

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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

After World War II a common fear in the U.S that came about was Communism. In the 1950’s Senator McCarthy claimed he knew of communists in the U.S that were part of the government. He led searches for these people and put them on trial without any proof of the accused; this became known as the Red Scare. This event…

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"He and I" by Natalia Ginzburg

Elie Wiesel once said, “The opposite of love is not hate, its indifference.” When reading the short story “He and I” by Natalia Ginzburg, there was anger, humor, and surprise evoked because the scenarios given in the story are much like modern relationships which makes it easy to relate to and understand. The story “He and I” is a love-hate…

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