891+ documents containing “color of water”.
Opposite to Ruth, James' experience with racial and religious discrimination is somewhat different because the era changed. When James was in his early adulthood, the perspectives started to change and racial discrimination was viewed as an issue that must be changed. The difference in approaches can be related to the nature of the individuals, Ruth and James, but as well to the changing times. The nature of the two characters is different as a result of age and background. While Ruth experienced many of the possible evils to be experienced by a child, James was taken care of, even though the money shortage was obvious. Thus, the nature of the persons differs. Ruth is more submissive and more reluctant to address openly the issue of racial discrimination. At the same time however, her dedication for her children to learn and become good men may be interpreted as a hidden desire….
Color of Water is an autobiographical account of the lives of the author, James McBride and his white mother uth, and explores issues of racial prejudice and religious discrimination. While the author's journey as an African-American is important, it cannot be read in the same context as other commonly known stories of suffering and prejudice in the South. This is because James McBride's story was influenced and defined by the perpetual presence of a white person in his life, his mother. In other words James' mother uth McBride played an extremely important role in the way her children perceived racism and related problems.
While white people have always been severely criticized for their mistreatment of other races, this book gives us a different image of whites. The book explains that not all white people are racist and that for some such folks, forces of love and affection are superior to….
Color of ater
James McBride was born of an interracial marriage between a white, Jewish mother and a Black, Christian father. Some of his negative life experiences included racism, poverty, segregation, and a substandard education. However, while he experienced many prejudices, he has also experienced many good and positive things within his life. His priorities in life included his home and family and these factors were very positive influences upon his life. hile on the surface, my life seems very different than that of McBride's, I actually have more things in common with his life than some might believe.
The famous writer and musician, James McBride, tells the story of a conversation with his mother: He asks her the question, "Am I Black or hite?"
She replied, "You're a human being. Educate yourself or you'll be a nobody!"
McBride's mother, Ruthie Shilsky McBride Jordan, instilled within her children two values. One was respect….
Ruth McBride Jordan is the strongest figure in James McBride's memoir, The Color of Water. As a mother of twelve children, Ruth did all she could to ensure that her children grew up to be independent and self-sufficient individuals. Ruth's own family background greatly influenced the methods and attitudes with which she raised her multi-racial children. Ruth tried to teach her children the hard work ethic she learned from her parents, while rejecting her abusive and intolerant background.
Because of the many hardships she was forced to endure during the course of her life, Ruth became a determined, exceptionally strong mother. She was tough but tender and loving with her children. She tried to ignore the issues of race that plagued her and her children throughout their lives. As a result, she sometimes created a chaotic environment for her many children, who grew up during the Civil Rights movement in America.
"Raw water and post-treatment water are tested for bacterial, physical, and chemical standards, particularly pH, color, and turbidity. The Safe Drinking ater Act of 1974 established maximum contaminant levels, which are the national drinking water standards. These apply to any water distribution system that serves at least twenty-five units daily. Standards may vary from state to state, but they cannot be lower than those prescribed by the federal government" (Robson 2010).
"astewater treatment means removing all the contaminants that are found in wastewater. This is a type of water that is composed of wastes found in industries, hospitals, homes, and other establishments that can be found in a particular community…. food scraps, soap, oil, human waste, and chemicals" ("astewater," 2010, All ater purification). In contrast to water that is rendered safe for drinking, wastewater is merely rendered safe for disposal into the environment, to ensure that it does not imbalance….
While on one hand, the Nile gets the highest discharge from rainfall on the highlands of Ethiopia and upland plateau of East Africa, located well outside the Middle East region; on the other hand, discharge points of the other two rivers, Euphrates and Tigris, are positioned well within the Middle East region, prevailing mostly in Turkey, Syria along with Iraq. In other areas, recurrent river systems are restricted to the more northern upland areas of Iran and Turkey, in common with the coastline of Levant (Peter eaumont, Gerald H. lake, J. And Malcolm Wagstaff, 1988).
The conflict in the Future
It is widely believed by many experts that those who control the waters in the Middle East; control the Middle East; and those who control the Middle East; control the oil supply of the world (David M. Hummel, 1995). From the above mentioned facts it is clear that the water resources….
Anthony H. Cordesman. Peace is Not Enough: The Arab-Israeli Economic and Demographic Crises. Part Two. Population Growth, Fertility and Population Doubling Rates, Regional Trends, National Trends, and the "Youth Explosion" Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1998.
Adel Darwish. Troubled waters in rivers of blood. Water Issues. 3 December 1992. http://www.mideastnews.com/water004.html
Adel Darwish. Inadequacy of international law. Taken at http://www.mideastnews.com/WaterWars.htm
Ashok Swain. A new challenge: water scarcity in the Arab world. Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ). January, 1998.
Holi, Colors speak and people Play!
Indian culture is enriched with traditions, religious ceremonies and festive celebrations. The paper is about historical and religious significance of Holi, a spring celebration which is also referred to as the 'celebration of colors'. However, the event dates back to ancient Hindu religious celebrations. In South Asia, Holi has also gained popularity among non-Hindus. It is majorly celebrated in India, Nepal and other parts of the world wherever Hindu communities reside. The event starts a night before Holi with Holika, which is the bonfire where people gather in masses to dance and sing around the fire. The very next morning Holi is celebrated by playing with colors, singing and dancing. However, there are few symbolic elements prominently observed in Holi carnival. Every single person adorns in complete white, has water gun fight, plays with colors in the shape of dry powder and drinks "Bhang."….
Albers, Josef. Interaction of Color. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975.
Ball, Philip. Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2001.
Della Vache, Angela and Brian Price. Color: The Film Reader. London: Routledge, 2006.
Gans, H, J. Symbolic ethnicity and symbolic religiosity: towards a comparison of ethnic and religious acculturation. 1994.
color in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
COLOR IN THE GREAT GATSBY
Fitzgerald uses color elaborately in "The Great Gatsby," and it usually has some ulterior meaning, like the "green light" that appears throughout the novel. Many critics say the green light symbolizes Daisy, but it is more than that.
Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that's no matter - to-morrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther.... And one fine morning..." (Fitzgerald 212). The green light is the whole type of life they were living. Their lives did not mean much -- they were empty and phony. They lived them year after year because that is what they did in East Egg, and society was the most important thing, you were who you knew, and what you had.
There are several other green….
The larger particles can influence the absorption rates of solar energy by a factor of three over particulates such as phytoplankton and minerals (Stramski and Woz'niak, 2005). This means that a small concentration of these particles can do a lot for the absorption rates of the water they are suspended in. The smaller particles can also have this effect, but their concentrations need to be proportionately higher to exact this same influence. The smaller particles are more influential as far as backscattering is concerned, and represent a massive shift in the way that scientists think about light diffusion and backscattering within the ocean. Previously, scientists thought that only the larger of these particles combined with other particulates were responsible for most of the solar radiation absorption (Bricaud, a., Morel, a. And Prieur, L., 1981). Now scientists understand that in shallow, mineral-rich waters, even a small presence of these tiniest….
Babin, Marcel, and Dariusz Stramski. (2004). "Variations in the mass-specific absorption coefficient of mineral particles suspended in water." Limnology Oceanography. 49(3), pp. 756 -- 767.
Bricaud, a., Morel, a. And Prieur, L. (1981). "Absorption by dissolved organic matter of the sea
(yellow substance) in the UV and visible domains." Limnology, Oceanography 26 (1). pp.43-53.
Dera, J., S. Sagan, and D. Stramski. (1993). "Focusing of sunlight by sea surface waves: new results from the Black Sea." Oceanologia, 34. pp. 13-25.
In many ways, this is also responsible for and compounded by the bad eating habits and obesity so prevalent in today's Western societies.
Electrolytes work in conjunction with the water levels in the body, and is responsible for conducting electricity within the body. This is essential for the normal functioning of cells and organs. odium and potassium are both positive ions, or cations, within the body, while chloride is a negatively charged anion. odium and Chloride are found in fluids outside of cells, while potassium is found inside of cells. odium is responsible for water regulation in the body, as well as electrical signals to and from the brain. Too much or too little sodium can be fatal. Excess is discarded through urine. Inside cells, potassium regulates the heartbeat and function of muscles. A lack or excess of this electrolyte can also be fatal, as it can lead to heart….
Klotter, Jule. (2001, Aug). Physiological Effects of Dehydration: Cure Pain and Prevent Cancer. Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients. Article database: FindArticles.com.
REACT. (2007). Functions of Water in the Human Body. http://www.resultsproject.net/water_functions.html
Stoppler, Melissa Conrad. (2007). Dehydration: How to Recognize and Prevent its Effects. Medicinenet.com. http://www.medicinenet.com/dehydration/article.htm
Stoppler, Melissa Conrad (2006). Electrolytes. Medicinenet.com. http://www.medicinenet.com/electrolytes/article.htm
Bottled portable water was not a significant product in the beverage industry in the US two decades ago. The industry was dominated and controlled by such giants as Groupe Danone SA’s Evian and Nestle SA’s Perrier. By 2002, the industry was worth $3.5 billion. In 1997, Pepsi made attempts to join the bottled water market. Some of the efforts included buying a spring water company and a shot at selling a brand that was sparkling. However, these efforts did not yield fruit. The management came to the conclusion that the best method to create a successful water brand was to exploit a resource that was already in existence, i.e. the water treatment equipment already at the bottling plant locations. These were being used to purify water for the soft drinks that the company produced (McKay, 2002).
The then Pepsi beverage main CEO along with his team figured out that there was….
Pissarro took a special interest in his attempts at painting, emphasizing that he should 'look for the nature that suits your temperament', and in 1876 Gauguin had a landscape in the style of Pissarro accepted at the Salon. In the meantime Pissarro had introduced him to Cezanne, for whose works he conceived a great respect-so much so that the older man began to fear that he would steal his 'sensations'. All three worked together for some time at Pontoise, where Pissarro and Gauguin drew pencil sketches of each other (Cabinet des Dessins, Louvre).
Gauguin settled for a while in ouen, painting every day after the bank he worked at closed.
Ultimately, he returned to Paris, painting in Pont-Aven, a well-known resort for artists.
Le Christ Jaune (the Yellow Christ) (Pioch, 2002) Still Life with Three Puppies 1888 (Pioch, 2002)
In "Sunny side down; Van Gogh and Gauguin," Martin Gayford (2006) asserts differences….
Bailey, Martin. (2008). Dating the raindrops: Martin Bailey reviews the final volumes in the catalogues of the two most important collections of Van Gogh's drawings. Apollo Magazine Ltd. Retrieved February 26, 2009 from HighBeam Research:
Martin. (2005) "Van Gogh the fakes debate. Apollo Magazine Ltd. Retrieved February 26, 2009 from HighBeam Research:
http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-127058183.html . Bell, Judith. (1998). Vincent treasure trove; the van Gogh Museum's van Goghs. Vincent van Gogh's works from the original collection of his brother Theo. World and I. News World Communications, Inc. Retrieved February 26, 2009 from HighBeam Research:
Understanding Water Quality Concerns: A Closer Look at PesticidesDefining Pesticides:The EPA describes a \\\"pesticide\\\" as a substance or combination of substances intended for (1) the prevention, elimination, repulsion, or mitigation of any pest, (2) use as a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant, or (3) use as a nitrogen stabilizer. Although this formal definition is relatively recent, pesticides have been integral to agricultural production worldwide for centuries and have likely played an essential role in managing insects, weeds, and diseases. For example, sulfur\\\'s use for controlling plant diseases can be traced back 4500 years to its first application in Sumeria. Mercury and arsenic salts were later introduced, and the insecticidal properties of chrysanthemum flower extracts (pyrethrum) were discovered approximately 2000 years ago. Indeed, natural substances have long been employed to help manage pests in agriculture (eeves et al., 2019).Contemporary Uses of Pesticides:Many substances utilized daily are classified as pesticides if marketed….
ReferencesReeves, W. R., McGuire, M. K., Stokes, M. And Vinci, J. L. (2019). Assessing the Safety of Pesticides in Food: How Current Regulations Protect Human Health. American Society for Nutrition, 10:80-88.Tessum CW, Paolella DA, Chambliss SE, Apte JS, Hill JD, Marshall JD. PM 2.5 polluters disproportionately and systemically affect people of color in the United States. Sci Adv. 2021;7:eabf4491.Donley, N., Bullard, R. D., Economos, J., Figueroa, I., Lee, J., Liebman, A. K., Martinez, D. N. and Shafiei, F. (2022). Pesticides and environmental injustice in the USA: root causes, current regulatory reinforcement and a path forward. BMC Public Health, 22:708 Policy Department for External Relations (PDER). (2021). The use of pesticides in developing countries and their impact on health and the right to food. Directorate General for External Policies of the Union. PE 653.622 - January 2021.Sapbamrer R, Kitro A, Panumasvivat J and Assavanopakun P (2023) Important role of the government in reducing pesticide use and risk sustainably in Thailand: Current situation and recommendations. Front. Public Health 11:1141142.Sharma A, Kumar V, Shahzad B, Tanveer M, Sidhu GPS, Handa N, et al. Worldwide pesticide usage and its impacts on ecosystem. SN Appl Sci. (2019) 1:1446.
" (Klotter, 2001) Additionally, salt functions as an extraction agent for excess acidity in the body which are in the form of "hydrogen ions, and oxidants from ATP production" from cells. (Klotter, 2001; paraphrased) Morris (2008) states that in order for the body to become adequately hydrated the individual should replace fluid lost by perspiration when exercising and should always drink water prior to consuming food. The ideal water intake for someone who exercises is stated to be as follows: "Drink 17 ounces of water 2 hours before the activity and weigh yourself right before you exercise. While you exercise, drink 6-10 oz. every 15-20 minutes." (Morris, 2008)
IV. SIGNS of DEHYDRATION
When the body is in a state of severe lack of water the body becomes dehydrated and this results in the "cell membranes become[ing] less permeable, hampering the flow of hormones and nutrients into the cell and preventing waste products….
Body Effects (2008) Alcohol. Online available at http://www.alcohol.org.nz/BodyEffect.aspx?PostingID=671
Klotter, Jule (2001) Physiological Effects of Dehydration: Cure Pain and Prevent Cancer. A review of a videotaped lecture of F. Batmanghelidj. Cure Pain & Prevent Cancer. 2001. Online available at http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0ISW/is_2001_August/ai_78177228
Morris, Whitney (2008) Effects of Dehydration on Performance. Triathelete Magazine Online available at http://www.triathletemag.com/Departments/Training/2007/Effects_of_dehydration_on_performance.htm
Weatherwax, Dawn (nd) NSCA's Performance Training Journal Vol. 4 No. 6. Online available at www.nsca-lift.org/perform.
Alice Waters: Bringing Fresh Food to California
Before Alice Waters came along, California cuisine was a barren landscape of fast food joints and inauthentic diners. No one catered to the local produce market or used local growers to provide that distinctive, fresh and "local" flavor and color that both connoisseurs and ordinary diners could enjoy. Waters was determined to change all of that. By focusing on seasonal foods and authentic pairings, Waters created a naturalistic cuisine that brought real food styles from France (the Old World) back to America (the New World) where they had been lost in the fast food market of recent years. Starting out with little more than instinct and what she had learned from her French exposure, Waters' restaurant grew into a world-renowned phenomenon and kicked off a veritable "revolution" in the food industry.
Alice Waters is a great inspiration for me because she has become not just….
CBSNews. (2009). Alice Waters' Crusade for Better Food. CBS. Retrieved from http://www.cbsnews.com/news/alice-waters-crusade-for-better-food/
McNamme, T. (2007). Alice Waters and Chez Panisse. NY: Penguin.
Waters, A., Littschwager, D., Duane, D. (2008). Edible Education: a Universal Idea.
NY: Chronicle Books.
Opposite to Ruth, James' experience with racial and religious discrimination is somewhat different because the era changed. When James was in his early adulthood, the perspectives started to change…Read Full Paper ❯
Color of Water is an autobiographical account of the lives of the author, James McBride and his white mother uth, and explores issues of racial prejudice and religious…Read Full Paper ❯
Family and Marriage
Color of ater James McBride was born of an interracial marriage between a white, Jewish mother and a Black, Christian father. Some of his negative life experiences included racism,…Read Full Paper ❯
Ruth McBride Jordan is the strongest figure in James McBride's memoir, The Color of Water. As a mother of twelve children, Ruth did all she could to ensure that…Read Full Paper ❯
Transportation - Environmental Issues
"Raw water and post-treatment water are tested for bacterial, physical, and chemical standards, particularly pH, color, and turbidity. The Safe Drinking ater Act of 1974 established maximum contaminant…Read Full Paper ❯
History - Israel
While on one hand, the Nile gets the highest discharge from rainfall on the highlands of Ethiopia and upland plateau of East Africa, located well outside the Middle…Read Full Paper ❯
History - Asian
Holi, Colors speak and people Play! Indian culture is enriched with traditions, religious ceremonies and festive celebrations. The paper is about historical and religious significance of Holi, a spring…Read Full Paper ❯
color in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. COLOR IN THE GREAT GATSBY Fitzgerald uses color elaborately in "The Great Gatsby," and it usually has some ulterior meaning, like…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Miscellaneous
The larger particles can influence the absorption rates of solar energy by a factor of three over particulates such as phytoplankton and minerals (Stramski and Woz'niak, 2005). This…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Miscellaneous
In many ways, this is also responsible for and compounded by the bad eating habits and obesity so prevalent in today's Western societies. Electrolytes work in conjunction with the…Read Full Paper ❯
Bottled portable water was not a significant product in the beverage industry in the US two decades ago. The industry was dominated and controlled by such giants as Groupe…Read Full Paper ❯
Pissarro took a special interest in his attempts at painting, emphasizing that he should 'look for the nature that suits your temperament', and in 1876 Gauguin had a…Read Full Paper ❯
Understanding Water Quality Concerns: A Closer Look at PesticidesDefining Pesticides:The EPA describes a \\\"pesticide\\\" as a substance or combination of substances intended for (1) the prevention, elimination, repulsion, or…Read Full Paper ❯
" (Klotter, 2001) Additionally, salt functions as an extraction agent for excess acidity in the body which are in the form of "hydrogen ions, and oxidants from ATP production"…Read Full Paper ❯
Alice Waters: Bringing Fresh Food to California Before Alice Waters came along, California cuisine was a barren landscape of fast food joints and inauthentic diners. No one catered to the…Read Full Paper ❯