NerdyTom-New Essays

Theories of Schizophrenia

Introduction John Forbes Nash is the protagonist and the central character of the movie “A Beautiful Mind”. The movie is based on the true story of John Nash, who was a genius and a remarkable man; his theories related to mathematics have established him as one of the greatest geniuses...

Solar Energy Tracking System’s Project Management

Introduction This paper aims to evaluate the project which has recently been completed by the team CCEE Engineering Solutions. The major objective was to develop a reliable and cost-effective solar energy tracking system that would reduce clients expenses and contribute to the protection of the environment. In order to assess...

Jail and Prison: Differences in Purposes

Life inside the Walls The life inside the jails and prisons is a world of its own. It provides challenges for all people behind the walls including those on both sides of the law: the inmates and correctional officers. Prison diaries were kept by five inmates, four correctional officers and...

Public Policy: The Main Reasons for Studying

In every studied subject there is a reason why this area is studied. In addition to the theoretical knowledge acquired, a practical implementation of this knowledge is an important factor in explaining the motive behind the theory. In that regard, public policy as science is no different, where several reasons...

Censorship: the Problem of Censoring

When a publisher refuses to publish the book just because it does not correspond to the norms of morality, it may be acknowledged as censorship. Sometimes the editor considers that the writer’s ideas are not relevant and he/she must make the necessary amendments. Strange it might seem, some regard it...

Citizenship and the Law in Plato’s “Crito”

Introduction In Plato’s Crito, Socrates is presented as sitting in his jail cell awaiting his execution. His old friend Crito arrives to help him escape, but Socrates argues that he cannot escape because citizens must always obey the law. According to Socrates, the Law exists as a single body rather...

“Bright Star” by John Keats. Close Reading

In literature, a sonnet has always been considered to be the most romantic poetic form. The majority of outstanding poets, William Shakespeare among them, have resorted to the sonnets to express their romantic feelings and inspiration. John Keats is not an exception to the rule. His marvelous and well-known sonnet...

Abortion: Keep It Safe and Legal

Introduction The subject of legal abortion has lead to a nationwide, often emotion-filled, debate that has endured for many years and will for many years to come. People are decidedly either in the ‘pro-choice’ or ‘pro-life’ camp. There are no compromises to be negotiated: one concerned with the life of...

Rachel Zolf, Contemporary Poetry

Contemporary poetry is often misunderstood by the general public because it doesn’t necessarily follow the same forms and patterns of more established poetic traditions, such as the sonnet or the haiku. For many readers, contemporary poetry doesn’t even seem to be real poetry because they cannot find the sense of...

Parenting as a Process and Set of Responsibilities

Introduction Parenting is a core element of bringing out of strong generations for the future times. The quality of parenting is rather different among ethnic groups in various parts of the world. Children are taught to become responsible and productive adults for the purpose of further delegation of such mission...

YouTube and Metacafe in User-Generated Sub-Industry

People creation industry began to be one of the dominant affairs in the Internet world. The information in the Internet is various and people try to create separate sites, user-generated sites, where the most interesting information can be found. The most popular sites, which are structured in the group of...

Why Genetically Modified Foods Should Be Banned

Genetically modified foods have raised many questions since their introduction. A lot of controversies have been raised concerning the same over the effects that would be caused by the foods. As a result, the issue has been a subject of raging debate among academics as well as politicians the world...

Bridge Elementary School Library Assessment

Introduction Bridge Elementary School Library is considered to be an integral part of Bridge School allowing students and teachers to have access to the necessary academic sources. The principal purpose of the library is aimed at providing people with books, magazines, and records developing their intellectual, social and aesthetic skills,...

United States-China International Trade Dispute

Introduction International trade is governed by the World Trade Organization which seeks to enforce a set of agreements that have been established and accepted by the majority of countries. In a competitive global market, countries attempt to create conditions which allow their industries and businesses to grow, which may be...

Falsifiability Concept in Science

Introduction Falsifiability, or refutability, as it is also called sometimes, is the possibility that a theory or any other assertion can be proved to be false. However, this does not mean that the theory or assertion is necessarily false; instead, this means that its falseness can be displayed by physical...

Effective Listening Skills

Introduction Effective listening refers to the ability of an individual to take in information from other sources, synthesize it, infer and interpret to his or other people’s benefit. It is essential in that one adopts listening skills because people are often more focused on what they are saying than on...

Analysis of Kate Chopin’s “The Story Of An Hour”

As a modern-day woman living with all the benefits and freedoms accorded every citizen in the 21st century, it was very hard for me to imagine that the curtailment of women’s rights, more specifically, a woman’s right to personal happiness and development, once existed in the 19th century. Not all...

Why Make a Step Family a Real Family?

Abstract Stepfamilies have become an accepted part of our current society. Such families, when properly integrated have the ability to form an even more cohesive and supportive extended family base as opposed to the biological family. Through my research, I will shed light on the enigma that is the successful...

Controversy of Bilingual Education

The United States of America is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse countries of the world. People from all over the globe come to the United States with the hope for better future of their children. Historical inflow of immigrants created a situation in which bilingual education has...

All Animals Are Equal

Introduction Equality refers to a situation where all organisms are accorded similar treatment where their right to exist is respected. Therefore, human beings deserve to be treated well where their right to live fully should be the moral responsibility of each and every individual. However, the treatment that is given...

Religion in the Abolitionist Movement

The role of religion in the abolitionist movement was significant, particularly in terms of religious views of social justice and the fervor within the evangelical churches to bring salvation to all. All abolitionists, inside or outside of any particular religious movement, viewed the institution of slavery, which was favored in...

Philosophical War Between Aristotle and Plato

Introduction Much of philosophy is seen as a tug of war between Aristotle and Plato since their main point of conflict is their differing view on human functions and their role in ethics. They differ on what human function is. Plato believes that human function is the deliberate, ruling, living,...

Indian Removal in M. Morris’ and A. Cave’s Views

Introduction Indian removal marks among the darkest blots on the American history; the whole process aimed at relocating whole communities to the west of the Mississippi had various motivations ranging from the need to settle white farmers to removing the possibility of having sovereign groups within the preformed states. Apart...

Divorce and Its Impact on Children

Outline Divorce is a traumatic experience which can create negative emotional and behavioral problems in children. This paper studies the effects of divorce and strategies to cope with the trauma. Introduction Divorce means the termination of marriage which is carried out using the court of law. It is a legal...

Critical-Period Hypothesis

Introduction Critical Period Hypothesis (CPH) refers to the biological facts for which any first language is unable to acquire after a precise age. However the facts of learning second language acquisition (SLA) contrast sharply with those of first language acquisition (FLA) for many reasons. One of which is the attainment...

A Modern Hero. Hero in the Public Eye

Depending on who you talk to, the word “hero” can be defined in some different ways. The mythological hero is usually defined as a man descended from some kind of divine ancestry. He is characterized as someone who possesses great physical and moral strength as well as great courage. He...

Substantiation of Healthful Eating

Introduction The World Health Organization defines health as a condition of “physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” (World Health Organization, 2008). While the type of food consumed has an overall effect on the health and well-being of individuals, research has confirmed that...

Miranda vs. Arizona: U.S. Supreme Court Case

Introduction Thesis: Miranda vs. Arizona can be regarded as a landmark case because it led to changing the laws which existed in the state; the Fifth and Sixth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution can be applied to this case, as well as the Bill of Rights which, due to this...

Problems in the Process of Intelligence in CIA

Outline This has reference to your query on the above subject. I have outlined why the CIA should be revitalized to facilitate it to forewarn any threats to U.S. I have also pointed out the earlier failures of the CIA to forewarn or where CIA’s operations have failed and suggested...

Religious Standpoint on the Future of the United States

To begin with, I should mention that Americans seem to lose their tempers. The whole segregation circulates at a high speed. People even take it for granted, thinking it is a way of sorting people into perfect and insignificant kinds. What are the features of our difference? Taking into account...

Aspects of Electronic Health Record Systems

There are distinctive functions related to the health records of patients. The patient’s record is used to document care and providing legal as well as financial information. Patient health records help in research activities and are also useful for qualitative purposes. All types of information related to the patient must...

Correlation: Definition and Examples

Definition Correlation is a statistical term that tends to explain nature and degree of the relationship between variables. The nature of relationship may be either positive or negative depending on how the variables move. The degree of relationship is measured by how closely the variables are correlated, which may either...

Brazilian, Russian, Indian, Chinese Economic Development

Growth indices: practice and reforms It is estimated that by 2020, the BRIC countries will feature in the top ten largest economies of the world. The assertion that BRIC countries constitute the four fastest-growing economy is based on the structural reorganization of their economic policies, this has seen their trade...

High Violent Crime Rates in USA

Social disorganization theory that is a result of a study by Shaw, Clifford, and McKay (1942), states that neighborhoods with high poverty rates have big populations and informal social structures that in turn make it difficult to maintain social order in a society. This is very much evident in the...

Baldwin’s, O’Connor’s, and Ozick’s Short Stories

Introduction The most peculiar feature of the short stories that we are going to analyze in this essay is the extensive use of symbols through which the authors render their message. Overall, this genre sets certain standards for writers because their have to express their ideas in a very succinct...

Bioengineered Foods: «No Reason to Fear Frankenfoods»

There is a growing problem of hunger facing most of the world’s population. Many thousands die from starvation daily and as the population increases, this problem escalates which further necessitates the desperate need for a reliable supply of food. The technology of bioengineered foods sometimes referred to as genetically modified,...

Ecology and Biological Adaptation

Introduction The term ecology may be defined as the study of relationships between organisms and their biotic and abiotic environments. On the other hand, cultural ecology may be envisioned as cultural models of the environment and the relation between people and their ecological space. This involves the scientific investigation of...

The Human Brain vs. The Computer

The human brain is a highly intricate piece of machinery. It is an information processing machine that seems to have an infinite ability to store and understand even the most complex bit of information that a human being can come across. As the epitome of information storage and analysis, people...

Feminism in “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell

Susan Glaspell’s “Trifles” is a short play depicting gender inequalities. As a belief, feminism seeks social, political, and economic equality of the sexes. As a movement, it strives not only for equality but also attempts to establish opportunities and freedom for women to grow through intellectual, social, political, cultural, and...

People’s Expectations of Others

Introduction People have different expectations of others. Usually, people make their expectations of someone based on his gender, race, education and age. I was judged by all of these categories. This essay will talk about people’s expectations of me as a male. As a male, people have certain expectations for...

Racism: American Progress in the 21st Century

Outline of the paper This paper analyzes the existing disparity among blacks and whites in receiving justice, education and healthcare which are explained through charts and diagrams. An attempt is also made to understand the problems of poverty rate among blacks and the extent of police brutality they suffer. Gay...

Critical Strategies for Reading

The row of procedures that help to get the slightest idea and analyze the author’s approach and the message he brings through the artistic text is called critical reading strategies. First, let us think it over, what the reading is for? What intentions should it call in our minds? The...

The United Arab Emirates’ Description

Economy In the year 2008, UAE economy realized a growth of 7.4% and a GDP at current prices of Dh 929.4 billion the same year compared to 5.5% growth and GDP of Dh 729.7 billion according to preliminary data from the Central Statistics Department of the Ministry of Economy. The...

Single Parenthood: Challenges

Abstract Single parenthood may happen to for a diversity of reasons. It could be selected by a parent (as in divorce, adoption, artificial insemination, surrogate motherhood, or extramarital pregnancy), or be the result of an unforeseeable event (such as death or abandonment by one parent). The living and parenting agreements...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Fire Prevention Efforts of the Private Sector

The issue of privatizing municipal services still brings debates over its efficiency. This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of fire prevention efforts of the private sector in the United States and the reason why the fire prevention system in some countries is still controlled by the government. The main...

Stem Cell Research

Introduction The benefits to society by the introduction of new medical technologies have been considerable. For example, the introduction of vaccines and antibiotics has significantly improved the well-being of people all over the globe. The science of stem cell treatments, potentially as or more significant than these other innovations, is...

Cinemas and Culture. Discussion of Readings and Films

The reading, ‘Culture and Communications’ by O’Connor and Downing (1995) was really fascinating to me. Culture as a phenomenon has always existed since time immemorial and it is one aspect of life that never stops to amaze me. This is because the world is made up of different communities and...

Science Fieldtrips: Positive and Negative Impact

Different learners require a mix of varied learning styles. Some have dominant and others require varying styles depending on the prevailing conditions (learning styles, 2003, Para 1). Kinesthetic learners in most cases learn through action. Field trip visits to places for many years have been used as a mode of...

Post War Japan: Post War Restoring

Introduction After World War II had stopped, Japan was destroyed. All the huge cities (with the exemption of Kyoto), the infrastructures, and the shipping networks were harshly damaged. Severe scarcity of food lasted for several years. The occupation of Japan by the Allied Powers began in August 1945 and terminated...

Why Investment in Stock Markets Is for the Small Investor?

Introduction A small investor is one who is not an institutional investor or high net worth investor. The SEC defines an institutional investor as anyone who invests on behalf of a company and a high net worth investor as one who has investments worth over $700000 (Rodeck, n.d). I will...

The Boy Jesus in the Gospel of St. Luke

St. Luke tells the story of the birth of Christ when the shepherds, having been informed by an angel, came to adore Him in Bethlehem where he was born. This astonished Mary but she “kept it in her heart.” Soon after Jesus made his first journey to Jerusalem where his...

Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol Lesson

The first stage of a successful SIOP lesson is to define content and language objectives that students had to understand (Himmel, 2012). The observed lesson was focused on studying nature and natural phenomena; initially, the teacher listed several objectives that the class had to achieve. These objectives included learning new...

The Holy Bible: New Testament

Romans 3 Paul starts off by echoing what he was dealing with in the earlier chapter where he was scoffing at the Jews who “brag about their relationship with God”. According to Romans 3:1-2 the only advantage the Jews had, is that they were the first to be entrusted with...

US Forest Service’s Bureaucracy and Rules

Introduction The modern government apparatus is based on a strict bureaucratic structure and rules which help the state to control its employees and the community. The decade of the 1990s will be a period of dramatic changes, upheavals, and events that pose unforeseen and unexpected challenges and opportunities for large-scale...

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Writings

Introduction While in the contemporary American society women can be seen working in careers and giving a stiff competition on men, the same was not exhibited some decades before. Women were only reserved for domestic duties. This could be attributed to the high connotation of child caring, cooking, house cleaning,...

Global Financial Markets and Turmoil of 2008

Introduction This paper assesses the financial market in light of the global financial turmoil of 2008 and scrutinizes the reasons that led to the economic crisis through an analysis of the key culprits, victims, and the governmental roles. The Government and the Market Changes in the financial markets since Enron...

Approaches to Media: Audiences and Effects

The paper is an essay that discussed the Topic Approaches to the media; Audiences and Effects. The essay begins with a short introduction about various medias and its impact on the public. The essay includes descriptions about the public Medias such as television, the internet, computer games and other electronic...

Mass Media: Aspects and Relationship to Criminology

Mass media is the means of communicating with large sections of society using newspapers, magazines, radio, television, films, the internet and any other communication tools. In today’s wired world, mass media is all-pervasive and available round the clock, making it a potent phenomenon, which has far-reaching effects on society covering...

Issues in Relationships Between Parents and Children

In terms of relationships between parents and children, there are many things which are advantageous and boring for the side of younger generations. In this respect while growing up children are trying to find out the reasons for their behaviors. One of the approaches according to this is to claim...

The Baltic States in the European Union

Introduction Discussion Economic integration refers to non restricted movement of goods within a trading bloc of merged economies with common policies and central. These policies when placed together signify important changes in the patterns of economic activities in the partnering states. Integration has great influence in terms of transforming the...

Religion Philosophy “Gagging of God” by D. A. Carson

Introduction In Gagging of God, D.A. Carson presents his argument in favor of Jesus Christ being the only valid pathway to reaching God and salvation. Beginning with an investigation into the concept of pluralism, a natural outgrowth of the postmodern world in which we live, Carson examines these concepts for...

Climate Change Implications for Shell Australia’s Major Gas Projects

Subject Briefing note on climate change implications for Shell Australia’s major gas projects. Issue summary There is a huge impact of different plants and factories on the atmosphere. The carbon dioxide, which is exuded during the emission of greenhouse gases, can cause an irreparable effect on climate changes. The Australian...

Divorcing Parents and Adolescent Female Children

Introduction At one time or the other couples have faced problems in their relationships and staying together with a partner life long is a difficult and challenging experience. Though it can be potentially rewarding, it can also be the reverse and sometimes painful. Marriage and divorce has become such common...

Role and Legacy of Francois Mitterrand

Introduction François Mitterrand left a very rich legacy as the president of France. This is made evident by the claim by most of. The citizens had a lot of confidence in his leadership to a point that they would reelect him back into presidency to serve for another seven years...

Smoking, Its Cause and Effects

Introduction Smoking is a habit that has been depressed for many generations of humankind without much success. Perhaps, it can be said that it has become a necessary evil in the midst of humans. The only creation which invented the art of smoking and which has suffered all its consequences...

Corporate Media and Journalism Decline

Discussion In recent years, the corporate media business has changed much when we examine its structures and strategies. The media companies have benefited from these changes in market terms insofar as they have produced large profits. On the other hand, the same changes have resulted in the consolidation of media...

Comparing Us and Canadian Healthcare Systems

Abstract This paper presents an in-depth analysis of the US and Canadian Healthcare systems. The main focus is on the differences narrowed down to the financing structure adopted by the two governments. An evaluation of the effectiveness of the systems and the major points of convergence are also pointed out....

The Mystery of The Bermuda Triangle

Through the ages, there has been a part of the Atlantic Ocean that has been avoided by various ships and airplanes alike due to the belief of people that it can swallow these modes of transportation, including its passengers, alive. The mystery leaves search and rescue parties without any trace...

The Effects of Mining on Environment

Introduction Human activity is one of the most helpful and the most harmful on the Earth. People all over the world direct their activities of the enhancement of their lives, on making it easier and happier. At the same time, the irreversible effect is produced on the environment and people,...

Case Analysis of La Presse

Introduction The entire world has been taken over by a storm; a media storm. A revolution that has left us waiting with bated breath just ready to be swept aside. As time progresses we are caught in awe as each medium is updated and modified by subsequent changes. From the...

Exhibitionism as a Sexual Option

Main Points There is a frame of mind that is present in the background which compels the person to do so and it would be unjustified to consider the person’s act of exhibitionism without considering that frame of mind at work in the background. The person is more than often...

Recycling Of Gray-water As A Water Conservation Effort

Introduction Gray-water refers to household wastewater other than water from the toilet, known as black-water; gray-water accounts for 60% of all wastewater from a household and includes water from sinks, showers, baths and laundry machines (Christonova-Boal et al., 1996). Although the water contains suspended pathogenic material and bacteria, the amounts...

Cell Phones & Calling Plans in Linear Equations

The document explains how cell phones have become a part of our modern life, how various plans for cell phone usage can be depicted with linear equations making it easy to calculate the total cost based on cell phone usage. The document also provides two examples of linear equations. A...

Language Barriers in Foreign Military Schools

Introduction Language barrier is a typical problem for a person who gets into a foreign country or the environment where people speak a language foreign to him/her. Without knowing the language of people one has to interact with, it seems to be impossible to communicate one’s ideas or even to...

Abortion Ethics: Right-to-Life vs. Pro-Choice

The subject of legal abortion has lead to a nationwide, often emotion-filled, debate that has endured for many years and will for many years to come. People are decidedly either in the ‘pro-choice’ or ‘pro-life’ camp. There are no compromises to be negotiated: one concerned with the life of a...

Project Management Risks Analysis

Introduction Project risks involve such areas of concern as scheduling, budget and technical issues. Even though there is a vital unity to all strategic experience which can abolish the significance of time, place, and technology, there is still a historical trajectory of causes and effects that help determine strategic experience....

Introduction to Fire Prevention

Readiness and complete preparation are the basic principles of firefighting. Fire inspectors should have a quick reaction in order to act in different dangerous situations. The most important aspect for fire inspectors is to follow general rules of firefighting and be able to react in unexpected situations. There are plenty...

Reasoning on the Topic of Crime, Ofshe’s Experiment

Every time, when a person is charged with a crime, his life is put at stake. It is evident that every mistake made during the interrogation, and the hearing of a case may be fatal and may put an innocent person behind bars. In this case, the consequences of this...

Type 1 Diabetes and Related Medical Issues

Introduction There are two major types of diabetes disorders namely diabetes mellitus type 1 and type 2 respectively. Both the two types of diabetes mellitus make the body’s blood sugar levels to become more than usual. Although this two types of the disease causes high blood sugar levels in different...

Fire Station Visit: New York City Fire Station

Concepts of fire Fire is a good tool but can also be a deadly nightmare; it has always fascinated and frightened us. However, the cost of fires that get out of hand is too high. Fire is a result of rapid chemical reactions or reactions in which heat and light...

Plato and Aristotle on Women in Politics

Ancient philosophy was rich in an outstanding thinker who outlined the eternal truths and observation about the world, the nature of human beings and their behavior, the origin of art and the essence of beauty, vice and virtue as well as many other concepts that are hard to find a...

Who Ended the Cold War, Reagan or Gorbachev?

Introduction Reagan’s accomplishments and legacy that was major achievement by Reagan’s “won the Cold War.” This interpretation holds a view about how Reagan won the Cold War. Reagan’s military might and moral courage enabled the United States and its allies to crush Soviet communism. The military capability can pressure authoritarian...

Gospel of Mark and Qur’an on Jesus and His Followers

The issue of Jesus or Issa and his followers is of much importance in both Islam and Christianity. There are however differences which arise in terms of beliefs about the nature and the occurrences of Jesus and his followers in the two faiths. This comes out clearly with a comparison...

Causes of Differences in Dietary Intake in NI and the REst of UK Between Schoolers

Introduction The micronutrient intake table showed that there were no significant differences between the total energy diet only (MJ) between Northern Ireland (NI) and the rest of the UK (p= 0.468). A similar trend was observed in the total energy diet only in kcal (p= 0.470). However, the energy (EAR)...

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