Language and Comp

In: English and Literature

Submitted By albertkellerthe
Words 506
Pages 3
Unforeseen Man Exploration of the Cosmos
Tired of the horrors and glad it was over political leaders breathed a sigh of relief when World War II ended in 1946. Unforeseen though at that time was the beginning of a new war, the cold war. When American officials were notified of the launching of sputnik I, the world again held its breath. The human exploration of space has been debated across the globe since that renowned moment. Space exploration, many argue, is diverting attention and funds from the matters at hand. Yet, is not it obvious that these "issues" are not important? I say there are no issues to consider in making decisions about space exploration. Human greed and desire should be put in the forefront on all our decisions.
First of all, the human race must expand. We must fill out every corner of our galaxies to grace it our presence. Mclean in her article is foolish (source E). Stewardship? What does it matter if the Earth crumbles? Our Earth has given us nothing but problems. It is home to annoying creatures who are not human, who display to us their vibrant and loud colors, making us jealous. It is home to giant mountain ranges that spite our hopes of being majestic a beautiful. Mclean warns us of exploitation, but what does it matter? All that matters is that we live. Even if the earth dies, space exploration shall allow us to fill our galaxies with only humans, the greatest utopian society of all.
Greenberg (Source F) also brings in another invalid point. “Back contamination" is an atrocious problem, but who can object to "forward contamination"? Manifest destiny calls for humans to spread out in the Universe. If these alien ecosystems cannot survive due to our meddling, then it is natural selection at work. We, as humans, are the fittest, and therefore have the right to destroy everything else.
In source A, David Livingston evokes the economic…...

Similar Documents


...databases, using the term “qualitative” as a key word (January, 1990 December, 2011) produced a retrieval rate for qualitative papers of over 51744 hits (CINAHL); 122012 hits (PsycInfo); 12108 for Medline (OVID); and 18431 for Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA). Prior to 1990 the number of papers recorded in these databases is noticeably lower: searching in ASSIA for papers published between 1985 – 1990, for example, results in 13 papers, while a Medline search for the years 1985 – 1990 returns 6 papers. Searching in CINAHL for the same period (1985 – 1990) results in no papers (zero result). 2. What is qualitative psychology? So, what exactly is qualitative research? A practical definition points to methods that use language, rather than numbers, and an interpretative, naturalistic approach. Qualitative research embraces the concept of intersubjectivity usually understood to refer to how people may agree or construct meaning: perhaps to a shared understanding, emotion, feeling, or perception of a situation , in order to interpret the social world they inhabit (Nerlich, 2004, pp. 18). Norman Denzin and Yvonna Lincoln define qualitative researchers as people who usually work in the ‘real’ world of lived experience, often in a natural setting, rather than a laboratory based experimental approach. The qualitative researcher tries to make sense of social phenomena and the meanings people bring to them (Denzin & Lincoln, 2000)3. In qualitative research, it is......

Words: 16075 - Pages: 65


...Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein said "The limits of my language are the limits of my world." What are the limits of language and our world? The limits of our language are our knowledge, skills and abilities to use them, and our world - this is our vision, we know how to get along with others. Through language we share information about the world around us. If you do not master the language fully, these limits will prevent us from fully share their views on our environment. Then I will give only partial information, such as allowing our knowledge. Others around us will take the part for the whole and complete, and will conclude that they have betrayed everything we want and that the limits of our world. Boundaries of our world are not only our knowledge of a language, but for different languages. On our planet there are very different to each other languages ​​and cultures. As we meet someone with whom we have a common language, then we can not understand it, nor did he understand us. But you are blind and deaf people, some of whom can not learn spoken language, does this mean that they will never be able to know the world and to convey their opinions? The answer is no, because languages ​​are spoken only: braille letters enable the blind to explore the world, a zhestomimikata helps the deaf to communicate with others. Despite what factors determine the limits of our language, they limit our world from the perspective of others - for them that our world is part of...

Words: 274 - Pages: 2


...September 11 was a salutary reminder to the US that no amount of technological superiority can compensate for quality Humint. In the aftermath of the successful strikes against the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) came under sustained criticism for neglecting covert operations and presiding over a decade-long decline in its ability to gather Humint. When the US decided to deploy forces to Afghanistan the CIA had only a single Afghan analyst and a handful of agents fluent in the country’s many dialects. Unsurprisingly, its ability to penetrate Al-Qaeda was virtually non-existent. The CIA has since begun the lengthy task of re-building its clandestine networks, re-learning the value of people and language skills, and recruiting individuals with ‘the savvy to take risks’.30 But these efforts are unlikely to yield results for several more years. A great deal of the intelligence from agents in the field is derived from, or communicated by, technical systems and devices which can rival satellites and UAVs in their sophistication and stealth. They include state-of-the-art audio and visual eavesdropping equipment, frequency-hopping communications and the use of randomly generated computer encryption. Humint has traditionally been considered a potentially high-value but lowvolume contributor to the overall product of Western intelligence communities. However, like other collectors, the tasks and modus operandi of human agents are being......

Words: 11896 - Pages: 48


...Vernacular Language Jessica Trevino AIU Online University Vernacular Language Vernacular is defined as using a language that is native to a country or province rather than a cultured, foreign or literary language. The Vernacular languages would also be considered as the large family of contemporary romantic language. Vernacular languages would one day be known to use as Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese and others as well. In the twenty century, Latin was the major language that was used for literature and to be educated. The Latin language was influenced by many others in the native language that included those of Celtic languages, Greek and Etruscan. The Latin languages were consistently developed due to the fact there were significant differences during each period. These differences included those in the literary written language and also due to differences in the spoken language of he educated and those of the less educated population lower class. When it all started the Latin language was the only italic language that belonged to the Indo-European linguistic family and the development of these languages were generated or taken by other tongues, including the language known as Celtic, Etruscan and Greek. The Latin language under went reconstruction, during its evolution stage, between the literary written language which was very different from the way it was spoken and conformed to the educated versus to that of the less educated versus that was most used by...

Words: 443 - Pages: 2


...Language plays an important role in human life. Out of all the languages in the world, English is considered as the international language. Foreign language like a foreign plant grows with difficulty on the native soil. That is why the learning of the mother tongue is the labor of love whereas the learning of a foreign language is the love of labor ; one gives hot house existence, another breathes spring time atmosphere. A foreign language is like the step-mother whose frowns and rebukes one has to bear in spite of one's feelings. On the other hand mother tongue is like our own mother who nurses us into intellectually developed persons. English is a global language and proficiency in it is a must to succeed in a globalized world. British brought with them their language English to India and its global Nature has made it the lingua franca of India- a country with diverse regional Languages. English is a language which is acceptable all over India be it all Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Guajarati, Marathi, Bengali because all speak English along with their own mother tongue. Not only in India, but also when you go abroad this is a language most commonly used. In the world of globalization, countries like China, Japan and Russia, who have passionately sustained and promoted their own language, have today accepted the importance of English language. No country as a matter of fact shall be able to survive without the knowledge of English today. In India, English has become a...

Words: 288 - Pages: 2


...Language lies at the root of that transformation of the environment that we call ‘civilization’. How is language encouraged in the Montessori prepared environment? ​Language is something that I can’t explain. It is absurd for me. What I know is I am able to speak to communicate what is on my mind to other people, but the process how did it happen I barely remember it. Before I learn about Montessori, I used to think that language is something that comes naturally. I thought it was something ridiculous if children learn how to write and how to read in early age because I was thought that eventually children could done it easily. Well, I guess I was wrong all this time and sure I am taking for granted that I was underestimate how we can speak, read, and writing. Human needs practice to be fluently in speaking, to be understood in reading, and to be able to writing a simple note. In fact, human being learns language from he or she was an infant. An infant is first exposed to language through sounds generated by the environment and languages spoken by the adults surrounding him. As I observe my 9 months old son, he starts babble when he was 6 months old now he is more talkative event tough he can only say baba papa mama or dada. But I always replying what he says in order to make him feel respected, to teach him Bahasa and I don’t want to lose his sensitive period. ​Language is goes a long way in establishing a people’s identity, somehow showing people’s artistic,......

Words: 2341 - Pages: 10


...backing or proof. Question D: Do you share the author’s warrants? Do you have conflicting warrants? If you have conflicting warrants, what are they? Part 1: Do you share the author’s warrants? No I do not, nor do I understand how she came to believe the way she does about farming education. Part 2: Do you have conflicting warrants? Yes I do. I believe that education is crucial, specifically with regards to farming and agriculture. Question E: Is there a rebuttal in the argument? If yes, what is it? Part 1: Is there a rebuttal in the argument? No, the author does not provide a rebuttal argument for the essay. Question F: Is the claim qualified? How? Part 1: Is the claim qualified? No the claim is not qualified. The author uses language of certainty throughout the essay. Question G: Do you find this argument convincing? Why or why not? Part 1: Do you find this argument convincing. No I did not find it convincing at all. I found it to be an annoying and troublesome read. Part 2: Why or why not? To state in such a direct way that farming education is wasted on today’s children is shameful, neglectful and dangerous. American farms are dying. Go up to the local Fresh Market and one can see this decline right before their eyes. Her argument was ignorant and one-sided. It made me angry enough to research her. Every article I read from her was the same. Nothing that I read held any sourced material to back up her opinions. She writes personal rants and nothing more. ......

Words: 548 - Pages: 3

Comp Intro

...Contact the instructor: You are welcome to communicate with me through emails or drop by in my office during office hours. Since there are so many spams around the email system, please make sure that you put your course number in the subject heading (eg. COMP 150 AB2) and send it from your UFV email account. Otherwise, your email may be accidentally filtered/deleted. If I don’t respond in two days, please re-send the email or talk to me directly after class or during my office hours. Course Description This course is an introduction to structured computer programming. Students will study algorithms and top-down design, and will implement algorithms in a procedural programming language. Please refer to for further information. NOTE: COMP 150 or 152 (respectively) cannot be taken for further credit. Prerequisite B.C. Principles of Math 11 with a grade of C or better or MATH 085 with a C or better. Competent in computer skills. Course Text & Material Reference: Schaums’ Outline: Programming with C++ John Hubbard McGraw-Hill ISBN: 0-07-135346-1 Text: C++ for Everyone Cay Horstmann Wiley ISBN-13: 978-0-470-92713-7 Note: You may need a flash drive if you want to keep your own copy and transfer files. Other Course Resources Q:\cis\Jon Quah\comp150 It is your responsibility to check the website often as files may be added or updated at any time. Course Objectives/Outcomes ...

Words: 832 - Pages: 4


...Language Shannon Kephart PSY/360 October 13, 2014 Janel Fairchild Language “Language is structured on several levels: the phonological (sound), syntactic (ordering and structuring of words and phrases in sentences), semantic (meaning), and pragmatic (the ways in which language is actually used), to name a few. Each of these levels has a different set of rules associated with it.” (Galotti, 2014 pg. 248) Lexicon is “mental store thought to hold a cognitive processor’s knowledge of words, including their spelling, pronunciation, definition, part of speech, and so on.” (Galotti, 2014 pg. 415) Language is a manner of conversation in order to express ones emotions, concepts, or ideas. Language takes shape in many different kinds of forms from sign language, to verbal and even body language. No matter what language is being spoken there is always a list of words that is identified with a specific discussion and these particular conglomerates of words are known as a lexicon. (Galotti, 2014) A terrific illustration could be the phrase “free will” which in turn makes one thinks ‘It was done of my own free will’. This makes language and lexicon go hand in hand on account of lexical memory of words or language and this pertains to cognitive psychology due to the regularity of lexical selections in the processing of ones words in the cognitive mind. The key characteristics of language are it is regular and productive, arbitrariness, and discreteness. These are all...

Words: 1034 - Pages: 5

Comp 230

...This course introduces basic programming concepts, logic, and scripting language tools used to automate basic system administrator processes. Critical thinking, logic, and troubleshooting are emphasized. Database applications are also introduced, helping students develop basic skills in using a typical database. Security topics are discussed. I am looking for someone on a weekly basis to login in to my online class and work on assignments, and discussion posts. Also a ilab, and short quizes multiple choice. There is also a course project: Your company is currently planning to automate many different system administration tasks. Your manager has asked you to research a system administration task and implement it using VBScript. In addition, your manager would like to see both a proposal that describes the system administration task and a complete VBScript solution with sample output runs. During the first 6 weeks of this course, you will be introduced to a variety of topics in VBScript. These topics include the following. VBScript Introduction: Variables, Constants, and Data Types VBScript Output Methods, VBScript Input Methods VBScript Decision-Making Statements VBScript Loop Structures and Arrays VBScript Procedures and Functions VBScript File Input/Output Methods The Course Project is worth 170 points and is comprised of the following deliverables. Week 3: Outline (30 points) Week 6: Complete proposal (140 points) The......

Words: 343 - Pages: 2


...Language John Kendrick PSY/360 September 14, 2015 Professor Jackson Language Through sounds, gestures, and symbols humans have learned to communicate with each other. It is a developed system for communicating in a society. Languages will vary from one culture to the next and will take on different forms. Not only are languages spoken, they are expressed through hand gestures and written symbols. Language is a form of communication that allows humans to express emotion, opinions, thoughts, and beliefs (Galotti, 2014). The lexicon is the vocabulary contained within the language. It is the knowledge of the words contained in the language. It is a compilation of all words known, understood, and expressed by the individual. The language is compiled and understood by others contained in the same culture and supports how the language is expressed (Galotti, 2014). One key feature of language is broadcasting the message and then rapid fading of the message. The message will fade and then not heard. The next feature is interchangeability. This is the ability to both receive and send the message. Total feedback is occurs when the speaker can hear his own speech and can monitor the language performance as they go and specialization involves producing the speech through the specialized body parts adapted for this role (Galotti, 2014). The key features of language are phonology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. An expression of language occurs when an......

Words: 749 - Pages: 3


...internationalizing by exporting goods abroad as a means of seeking new markets - focusing on domestic markets and exporting their products without altering the products for foreign markets - usually little demand on the HR department since no subsidiary The Multidomestic Stage Multidomestic Strategy: strategy that concentrates on the development of foreign markets by selling to foreign nationals - polycentric perspective = develop culturally appropriate products for local markets Adaptive IHRM Approach: HRM systems for foreign subsidiaries that will be consistent with the local economic, political and legal environment - advantage of this method = local HR manager for the subsidiaries is familiar with local issues and there is no language barrier between HR manager, local partners and ees - disadvantage = if the local HR manager doesn’t know the corporate culture well enough to reflect the overall corporate strategies and the corporate principles in the subsidiary HR system The Multinational Stage Multinational Strategy: standardizing the products and services around the world to gain efficiency - promotes a price-sensitive perspective with limited emphasis on cultural differences Exportive IHRM Approach: transferring home HRM systems to foreign subsidiaries without modifying or adapting to the local environment - advantage = HR managers at headquarters have a “tried and true” HR system and can readily implement it efficiently in subsidiaries in other......

Words: 19138 - Pages: 77


...COMPUTER OGRANIZATION AND ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE (COAL) PROJECT: TOPIC: ECLIPSE THE UNIVERSITY OF LAHORE Submitted to: PROF KHURRA BAJWA Submitted by: 1. M.FAHAD SHAHZAD BCS02133518-G 2. IQRA ARSHAD BCS02133027-G 3. MALIKA ARIF BCS02133495-G 4. DANISH ADREES BCS02133042-G 5. ALI WARRAICH BCS021123133-G DEFINATION: 1. In computer programming, Eclipse is an integrated development environment (IDE). It contains a base workspace and an extensible plug-in system for customizing the environment. Written mostly in Java, Eclipse can be used to develop applications. By means of various plug-ins, Eclipse may also be used to develop applications in other programming languages: Ada, ABAP, C, C++, COBOL, Fortran, Haskell, JavaScript, Lasso, Lua, Natural, Perl,PHP, Prolog, Python, R, Ruby (including Ruby on Rails framework), Scala, Clojure, Groovy, Scheme, and Erlang. It can also be used to develop packages for the software Mathematica. 2. The Eclipse software development kit (SDK), which includes the Java development tools, is meant for Java developers. Users can extend its abilities by installing plug-ins written for the Eclipse Platform, such as development toolkits for other programming languages, and can write and contribute their own plug-in modules. ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- History: Eclipse was inspired by the Smalltalk-based VisualAge family of integrated......

Words: 2025 - Pages: 9


...function displayOutput(stuName, stuScore) { var output = "The student name is " + stuName + "."; var output = output + " The student score is “ + stuScore + "."; return output; } main(); 2. JavaScript Code [3 points total] Your instructor evaluated and provided feedback on your Raptor flowchart solution from Homework 11. You will be writing a JavaScript program using this evaluated solution. Please be sure to incorporate the corrections identified by your instructor as you proceed to use the JavaScript programming language to code and test the problem using the programming tool for JavaScript. NOTE: You will be using snippets from JavaScript in order to code the Raptor flowchart from the previous assignment. You will not be required to learn any HTML in order to execute and try out your JavaScript snippet. Following are some important details about the JavaScript language that you will want to know before proceeding with this assignment: As is noted above, we will be using a tool called to enter and test our JavaScript code snippets this week. It is recommended that you use the latest version of the Chrome browser for these labs. Please refer to last week’s homework assignment details if you have questions about how to maneuver in this tool. Remember, your code should start with documentation. Document the first few lines of your program to include your name, the date, and a brief......

Words: 2288 - Pages: 10


...English: “… but if you go to an interview and you can't shake hands, look someone in the eye and speak in the appropriate register, you are not going to get the job or place at university”. Sheffield Spring academy advises its pupils to avoid the use of informal words such as “hiya” and “ta” when they’re in school. The teachers will try to learn the pupils when to use Standard English and when to use colloquial language. Kathy August from The United Learning Trust (ULT) says that by doing this they will enhance their prospects of getting a job or a place at the university; so basically the reason is that you won’t be declined because of your accent. The thing about slang is that it is very appealing to children and adolescents. Slang is part of Black English. Maria Manning researched how it was used in a school and saw to her big surprise that many children of different ethnic backgrounds used slang. The main reason was that they wanted to rebel against a culture that had nothing to offer them. Both white and black pupils, who are from the most deprived parts of England as Sheffield Spring, feel excluded from the “British culture” which represents Standard English. This could be a reason why the “slang prohibition” won’t work. Maybe it will just make them more belligerent against the culture. According to the text “Standard English and Received Pronunciation” some people think that the link between accent and social status is weakening. On the other hand we have......

Words: 672 - Pages: 3

Watch movie | Okay S.I.R. | Queen Sugar الموسم الثالث