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West Ireland
The work of Kianicka, et al. (2006) entitled "Local and Tourists' Sense of Place" reports on a Swiss Alpine village and examines what it is that shapes the relations of individuals to a specific place and whether insiders and outsiders have different ways of relating to the same place. According to Kianicka et al. (2006) the landscapes of the Swiss Alps are transformed by the ongoing "socioeconomic, political and technological developments in the region." (p.55) The objective of this study is to examine West Ireland in terms of a sense of place.

Adrian Peace (2014) writes in the work entitled "A Sense of Place, A Place of Sense: Land and a Landscape in the West of Ireland" that the "anthropological analysis of space and place is now well established as one of the more important current concerns of the discipline." (p.495) For this reason Peace holds that the focus….

Geertz and Common Sense
Geertz: Analysis Common Sense

I have come to agree with Geertz in his conclusion that common sense is shaped by the society and culture we live in. Geertz describes common sense as "a relatively organized body of considered thought" (p. 75). Throughout Local Knowledge, he refers to common sense as being based in history and personal experiences. He offers that myth and accepted generalizations in a society for the foundation of what we call common sense. I particularly agree with Geertz in his assessment of the way intersexuality confuses the biological science scene and communities because common sense generally places sexuality into two categories: "maleness and femaleness." There is no room for an in-between.

Common sense, as Geertz defines it, is more than the "matter-of-fact apprehension of reality" (pp. 75-76). Common sense can be viewed as a cultural system because it is a loosely organized body of knowledge, similar….

Sociology of California
Department of Finance reported that California had 532,000 more people at the end of 2003 (Fulton 2004) than at the start of the said year. Nothing was new about population increase in the state since the Great Depression and World War II, during which the population added half a million people every year, growing from 6 to 40 million today. There are no indications that the increase would be halted or altered.

ut the noticeable changes have been in the locations and the way California's people live. Some go back to the old suburban style, while the rest of the trend shows California as continuing to grow into an urban society (Fulton). The ay area's nine counties account for less than half (3.3%) of the entire state's average growth at 6.7% and places like Contra Costa and Sonoma counties have chosen the suburban style of growth. In the meantime,….

Sense of Realism
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Keepin' it real -- Real-ism, that is: Today's 'take' on John Singleton's 1991 film, "Boyz in the Hood"
The pummeling hip-hop soundtrack immediately sets the tone for "Boyz in the Hood." This film's musical sound signals to the viewer that it is produced by someone who knows the street, because it sounds like the street, screams like the street -- a particular kind of neighborhood street -- that of the 'hood.' The film's early use of quick cuts in a montage that introduces the main protagonists and the neighborhood to the viewer and its sharp, guttural dialogue suggest that the director is 'really' going to show to the viewer how people 'really' and authentically communicate in real, urban street life.

The use of short sentences and monosyllables in many films that attempt to seem realistic is often also used to show individuals who know each other well, like brothers and close friends,….

Senses Meet the Spirit When
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Diehl also points out that the poet's retrospective outlook cannot be overlooked, for "by placing this description in the realm of recollection, the speaker calls into question the current status of her consciousness" (Diehl). Here we come into contact with vivid imagery of the poet losing her faculties. Another interesting aspect we find in this poem is how it represents a personal experience. The poet's thoughts are coming from within. After all is said and done, we read "And the windows failed, and then/I could not see to see" (Dickinson 16). Obviously, the poet does not crack the mystery of death but she does seem to come to terms with it, at least.
The poet takes us on another journey in "I heard a Fly Buzz hen I Died." e are told about the "stillness of the air" (3) to the grieving to the distraction of a fly. The poet….

Differing Senses of Place
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standing at the lighthouse in a park in Mackinac City, shivering and cold in the dim August light. The lighthouse's grey walls tower above me like an immovable stone monument to the bleakness of the day. I peer out into the misty air, struggling to see through the fog that presses up to the thick, bruise-blue clouds, and across the choppy water.
Mackinac Bridge juts out in front of me, just as imposing and cold as the massive lighthouse above. I feel tiny, insignificant, about to be swallowed up by the greatness of concrete and stone that surround me.

Mackinac is impossibly long, five miles of concrete stretching out along the massive water where lakes Michigan and Huron meet in a quiet rush of grey water. Miles of grey cables stretch out above the bridge, like long spider arms desperately holding the mass of concrete above the dull water below. The….


This study has also noted that remote sensing and GIS technology play critical roles in the assessment of environments that are not only very remote but that are complex environments to analyze and model however, there are still many issues related to accurate mapping and assessment of glacier via satellite imagery technology. It is reported that the optimal method of accurate mapping and assessment is the combination of remote sensing and GIS technology in combination with field study.

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Alley, Richard ., Fahnestock, Mark, Joughin, Ian (2008) Understanding Glacier Flow in Changing Times. Climate Change Perspectives. ishop, Michael P. et al. (2009) Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS): Remote Sensing and GIS Investigations of the Earth's Cryosphere. Taylor & Francis. Informa Ltd. England and Wales. 10 Dec 2009. Online available at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title-content=t759156373.

Cook, A.J., Fox, A.J., Vaughan, D.G. And Ferrigno, J.G. (2005) Retreating glacier Fronts on the Antarctic Peninsular over the Past….

Indeed, in retrospect, my personal issues, no matter how stringent they might have been, should not have stayed in the way of exercising my common sense in the relationship with the rest of the individuals.
From this perspective, it is most likely that I should have followed what the son of the writer Harriet Beecher Stowe, C.E. Stowe said in relation to common sense, that "common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done." (ThinkExist.com Quotations, 2006) Therefore, I now come to realize that it is of little importance the actual personal problems we are faced everyday because the people around us, and especially our friends, have no blame in them and acting foolishly towards them would not improve or create a result to our own issues. On the contrary even, when we tend to act without using our….

Webster's 'Sense of an Elite Woman's Place in the World' in the Duchess of Malfi and the White Devil
Reflecting on the subject of Webster's 'sense of an elite woman's place in the world', the first point of pertinence is that no discussion on specific issues in he Duchess of Malfi and he White Devil can meaningfully take place without first settling the issue of the moral and social relevance, if any, of these two plays. his is especially significant in the light of the enormous controversy that exists with critics being pretty much sharply divided over "... there is no deeper purpose than to make our flesh creep"(Ian Jack, 1949) and " Webster has created an integrated, important world through his tragic action which makes his plays a profound comment on life" (ravis Bogard, 1955). his paper will, therefore, first focus on presenting the view that Webster fully intended….


Summarize

There is evidence that on average 30% of the population can sense changes before they are directly observed.

Discussion

The major finding is the evidence for what Rensink calls 'mind-sight' or the ability to holistically and subconsciously perceive information in a non-sensory fashion. However, the article's evidence suggests that this apparent 'sixth sense' is connected to the other senses.

Non-experimental article (Descriptive)

Wacker, Johannes & Tanja Manser. (2011). Interactions of team mental models and monitoring behaviors predict team performance in simulated anesthesia inductions.

Journal of Experimental Psychology, 17 (3): 257 -- 269.

Retrieved November 2, 2011 at http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/xap-17-3-257.pdf

Introduction

Wacker & Manser's study is a descriptive and observational study of visual perceptions 'in the field' of professional practice. It was designed to evaluate how mental models (similarity vs. accuracy) and two forms of monitoring behavior (team vs. systems) "interacted to predict team performance in anesthesia... whether the relationship between monitoring behavior and team performance was moderated by team….

Body and or Its Senses in
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We always find that personal library embraces its distinct structures as well as meanings, which can be either through mental traces or highlighting the answers and the questions that happens to thread through it. However, the bulk of an individual's reading such as newspaper will never form a personal library not unless an individual posses the foresight and the discipline to copy or clip it. Intellectual life will be more aided by a digital personal library.
Generally personal library will always be made up of documents that have been read by the owner, maybe using annex for the documents that he might wish to read. There could be an amplified intellectual life in case somebody finds it easy to the materials they once read, by use of non-specific sketchy summary of it (in addition to a single striking point of a distorted memory) finds its way back to the mind.….

Thirteen Senses
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thirteen senses is an interesting novel that traces that lives of author's parents who it appears experience rather turbulent times yet through it all, they stayed together. It is their fifty years together that offers some valuable lesions on love and trust and on the institution of marriage. The book is based on the lives of the Villasenor couple but it reads more like a guidebook on love and marriage. The book could have been subtitled, how to make a marriage last. This is because there are some many pearls of marital wisdom interspersed in the novel that one wonders if there was anything else that the Mejicanos ever talked about apart from discussing psychology of men and women.
The book opens with the author attending the 50th wedding anniversary of his parents where the couple is asked to repeat their marriage vows. This sets the tone for the rest of….

Mill believed that any act may itself be inherently moral, so long as the outcome of that action produces a benign effect. Mill believed that the most ethical act is that which produces the most good, even if the act itself is one which is traditionally considered evil. An example of utilitarian philosophy would include the killing of innocent animals to determine a cure for some infectious disease. And while there are components of this philosophy that would certainly align with Aristotle's definition of ethics, it seems difficult to picture the latter condoning any method to achieve moral behavior, particularly in regards to the following quotation from Nichomachean Ethics. "A man will not live like that by virtue of his humanness, but by virtue of some divine thing within him. His activity is as superior to the activity of the other virtues as this divine thing is to his….

They had been attending these concerts for years, but never tired of the melodies of youth.
The band took the stage and the oboe struck its woeful "A," with the other instruments following suit. Chairs and music stands screeched across the floor as the musicians found the right positioning. The women's black skirts draped near their feet, and the men's black shoes shined from the recently applied polish.

A hush and then the sound of loud clapping waved across the audience, as the 85-year-old Maestro, Robert Mclure Hanson, climbed the stairs, bowed to the audience and tapped his baton on the music stand. All rose as one when the band played its first notes of the National Anthem. In a few minutes, young and old were tapping, dancing and singing together. For now, the cares and worries were put aside, while the senses were delighted and charmed by the mixture of….

Basel III
In what sense will the new capital requirements of Basel III affect retail banking?

After almost four years of turmoil in the financial markets finally an inclusive reform of banking regulation is now arriving in Europe. There are many observers not only within but outside the market as well that believe that these new rules are coming at a perfect time as the industry is already facing another crisis. The regulation need to keep pace with the problems in the industry. However, right now it does seem like this might be a once-in-a-generation chance to put the industry on a regulatory foundation that is firm so that the industry could be restored and enabled to play its vital role in the financial system (Blundell-Wignall, 2011).

In these new regulations the capital-markets businesses come in to get the most crucial treatment. There are many universal banks that have focused their investments as….

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Geography

Sense of Place

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West Ireland The work of Kianicka, et al. (2006) entitled "Local and Tourists' Sense of Place" reports on a Swiss Alpine village and examines what it is that shapes…

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Anthropology

Common Sense as a Cultural System

Words: 666
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Geertz and Common Sense Geertz: Analysis Common Sense I have come to agree with Geertz in his conclusion that common sense is shaped by the society and culture we live in.…

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Urban Studies

Sociology of Place the California Coast

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Sociology of California Department of Finance reported that California had 532,000 more people at the end of 2003 (Fulton 2004) than at the start of the said year. Nothing was…

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Literature

Sense of Realism

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Keepin' it real -- Real-ism, that is: Today's 'take' on John Singleton's 1991 film, "Boyz in the Hood" The pummeling hip-hop soundtrack immediately sets the tone for "Boyz in the…

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Literature

Senses Meet the Spirit When

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Diehl also points out that the poet's retrospective outlook cannot be overlooked, for "by placing this description in the realm of recollection, the speaker calls into question the…

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Transportation

Differing Senses of Place

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standing at the lighthouse in a park in Mackinac City, shivering and cold in the dim August light. The lighthouse's grey walls tower above me like an immovable…

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Weather

Remote Sensing Satellite Images and

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This study has also noted that remote sensing and GIS technology play critical roles in the assessment of environments that are not only very remote but that are complex…

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Psychology

Common Sense There Are Moments

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Indeed, in retrospect, my personal issues, no matter how stringent they might have been, should not have stayed in the way of exercising my common sense in the…

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Sports - Women

Webster's 'Sense of an Elite Woman's Place

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Webster's 'Sense of an Elite Woman's Place in the World' in the Duchess of Malfi and the White Devil Reflecting on the subject of Webster's 'sense of an elite…

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Health - Nursing

Rensink Ronald 2004 Visual Sensing

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Summarize There is evidence that on average 30% of the population can sense changes before they are directly observed. Discussion The major finding is the evidence for what Rensink calls 'mind-sight' or…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Body and or Its Senses in

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We always find that personal library embraces its distinct structures as well as meanings, which can be either through mental traces or highlighting the answers and the questions…

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Literature

Thirteen Senses

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thirteen senses is an interesting novel that traces that lives of author's parents who it appears experience rather turbulent times yet through it all, they stayed together. It is…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Aristotelian Sense There Are Nearly

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Mill believed that any act may itself be inherently moral, so long as the outcome of that action produces a benign effect. Mill believed that the most ethical…

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Music

Wondrous Our Senses Are When

Words: 341
Length: 1 Pages
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They had been attending these concerts for years, but never tired of the melodies of youth. The band took the stage and the oboe struck its woeful "A," with…

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Economics

Basel III in What Sense Will the

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Length: 4 Pages
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Basel III In what sense will the new capital requirements of Basel III affect retail banking? After almost four years of turmoil in the financial markets finally an inclusive reform of…

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