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learning attitudes

one does in school. Poor grades are considered bad academic performance. (Wikipedia on Ask.com) Age. It is the length of time that one has existed; duration of life. (Free Dictionary) In this study, it refers to the number of years in a present existence of the respondent. Economic Factor. It is the resources that can influence a person on his/her everyday life. In this study, it refers to the financial problem that the respondents were facing in lack of proper nutrition while entering school...

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What Is Hospitality

Hospitality “Private hospitality was also established between individuals by giving each other presents, or by the mediation of a third person, and hallowed by religion.” Dimensions of Hospitality 1. Honorable Tradition 2. Fundamental to Human existence 3. Stratified 4. Diversified 5. Central to Human Endeavour...

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Modernism in Literature Notes

constraints on life. • Meursault views life and death as a cycle. • His death is inescapable, and he has nothing more to hope for than a multitude of spectators at his execution who show some feelings for him through their “cries of hate” to affirm his existence. • He decides that he no longer wants to be alone, for he would prefer even the worst company, people who come to see him hang. • When he is about to die, he feels happiness because a life which meant nothing to him is about to end. And he feels...

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Why I Don't Believe in God

with Aquinas and why I do not believe in the existence of God. Whether or not God exists is an argument that has been ongoing since some of the earliest philosophers took it up hundreds of years ago. Many philosophers have stated arguments on this topic, from Thomas Aquinas to David Hume to St. Anselm. To this day, it is one of, if not the most, debated topics. St. Thomas Aquinas is a noted philosopher known for his empirical arguments for the existence of God. Though Aquinas posed many arguments...

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Sociology and Nursing

form cultures, societies, organizations, laws, beliefs, families, religions, and all other aspects of human life. Sociology reflects a wide range of differing views about how the world can be analyzed. People are social creatures who require the existence and actions of others in order to survive. People are the producers of society, but they are also the products of society. Instead of simply accepting society as it exists, with all its inequalities and injustices, Sociology helps people make...

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Writing Paragraphs on Issues of Identity and Belonging.

need to belong. Human beings need the stimulus of other human beings to reach their full potential. One’s identity is formed and influenced by the groups one belongs to. Humans are by nature sociable beings that must learn to cooperate for peaceful existence to occur but are also individual personalities who seek their own self fulfilment. Belonging to groups; family, social or environmental groups, can have immeasurable benefits. But while groups do provide one with a sense of identity, security and...

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Social Science and Nursing

form cultures, societies, organizations, laws, beliefs, families, religions, and all other aspects of human life. Sociology reflects a wide range of differing views about how the world can be analyzed. People are social creatures who require the existence and actions of others in order to survive. People are the producers of society, but they are also the products of society. Instead of simply accepting society as it exists, with all its inequalities and injustices, Sociology helps people make...

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Conflict is Natural and Inevitable

Conflict is Natural and Inevitable Conflict can be defined as a perceived clashing of interests, actions and aims of individuals or groups, often regarded as a negative process. However, confrontation of ideas and attitudes is essential to human existence and deeply rooted in people's nature. Hence, it is important to bear in mind that this phenomenon is not inherently evil and embedded into people's psyche. First of all, basically any relationship involves a conflict and its management to some degree...

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Spinoza vs Descartes on God

Abstract and Referential Ontology: Descartes Versus Spinoza on the Existence of God. The concept of God is central to the development of Cartesian and Spinozan philosophy. Although both philosophers employ an ontological argument for the existence and necessity of God the specific nature of God differs greatly with each account. While Descartes suggests a Judeo-Christian concept of God, Spinoza argues a more monistic deity similar to that of the Hindu tradition. The most significant difference...

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Did Atlantis Really Exist?

that “it is about as real as SpongeBob’s pineapple” (Smith Michael and Debora Smith). “Not a single piece of evidence has emerged” said expert Ellis, quoted in Michael Smith and Debora Smith’s article. While many still continue to debate if the existence of Atlantis was true, researchers have agreed numerous times that with the little information that is provided to them, it is concluded that Atlantis did not exist. Works Cited “Atlantis: Has the Lost City been found?” Weekly Reader, Senior Edition...

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