Avatar Commentary

  • Film Production Commentary

    A6-A Sabotaging Encounter Commentary Our group began the production, Dry Heave, by organizing each member’s role and identifying their involvement in each stage of the film. I chose director, in which my role was to oversee the film's artistic and dramatic aspects, while guiding the rest of the crew and actors. We did not have a scriptwriter, so I worked with the cinematographer and editor to create a realistic story, in terms of our equipment and cast. Being that our genre topic was Drama,

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  • Critical Commentary on the 2 Disciplines of Psychology

    Commentary on Cronbach’s ‘The Two Disciplines of Scientific Psychology’ In this paper Lee Cronbach delivers his visionary presidential address to the American Psychological Association (APA), calling for the unification of experimental and correlational psychology in which he argued that psychology continues to this day to be limited by the dedication of its investigators to one or the other method of inquiry rather than to scientific psychology as a whole. He discusses the two streams on branches

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  • Vat Taxes Commentary

    IB economics - internal assessment Name - Title of the article - MCHI-Credai moves court against VAT Source of the article- http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-10-28/india-business/34779915_1_flat-buyers-mchi-credai-vat Date article was published- 28/10/2012 Date article was written on - 08/01/2013 Word count - 662 Section of the syllabus the article relates to - Section 1:Microeconomics

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  • Stars and Avatars

    Stars and Avatars Are video games useful? Do they serve any type of larger purpose other than providing entertainment through a screen? These are complex and multifaceted questions that require complex and multifaceted answers. Prior to answering these questions, I believe it is important for recognize that each gaming experience is different. There are many different types of games, people have different types of reactions to each game specifically, and there are different ways to play games

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  • The Avatar Movie Analysis

    Avatar Movie I choose the movie Avatar because it demonstrates a universe where we can see the beautiful and enlightened nature with animations, spirits that interact with human beings. One expression of this movie was that those creatures were physically and emotionally connected with other creatures in order to control them. First of all, I will start talking about the world views portrayed in this movie. From my point of view i would say the movie portrays a pantheistic spirituality and

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  • Commentary

    Global Market Asian stock increased in the last two weeks excluding Japan, of which the Nikkei declined by 2.85% in continuous three weeks, mainly due to the weak economic reports from Japan and the Bank of Japan’s decision to keep its monetary policy unchanged. This overall growth should be attributed to the boosting measures taken by governments. China accelerated approval of quotas to QFII to boost the market. The Ministry of Finance in India lowered the withholding tax on overseas borrowings

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  • Go to Treblinka Commentary

    Go to Treblinka Commentary In the poem ‘Go to Treblinka’ Halina Birenbaum writes about the horrific nature of the World War II death camp, Treblinka. This commentary will look at the poem as a whole and how the writer uses specific techniques and tone to create feelings of sorrow and mourning. Birenbaum uses anaphora, the words “Go to Treblinka” become a refrain through the course of the poem and is used eight times. The imperative nature of the refrain is emphasized by the word ‘Go.’ The

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  • The Avatar Movie Analysis

    I choose the movie Avatar because it demonstrates a universe where we can see the beautiful and enlightened nature with animations, spirits that interact with human beings. One expression of this movie was that those creatures were physically and emotionally connected with other creatures in order to control them. First of all, I will start talking about the world views portrayed in this movie. From my point of view i would say the movie portrays a pantheistic spirituality and I can see a little

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  • How Hardwired Is Human Behavior, a Commentary

    Commentary Reading : How Hardwired is Human Behavior? The article, written by Nigel Nicholson, is a very interesting read. The author talked about evolutionary psychology and how it affects the thinking and feeling as well the social living of human beings. It says that evolutionary psychology "offers a theory of how the human mind came to be constructed and that mind is hardwired in ways that govern most human behavior to this day". Human behavior is the way it is today according to evolutionary

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  • Avatar

    Short essay on Avatar Myths are supernatural or religious tales with cultural and historical backgrounds, often containing moral lessons that are valued by the culture they originated from. The movie Avatar is a modern myth, its popularity stemming from the inspiration it draws from familiar and widespread themes found in classical myths. Avatar reuses and refreshes these themes for current audiences. Ancient stories such as those of Icarus, Prometheus, Gilgamesh, and Hercules, as well as contemporary

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  • Avatar as an Allegory

    Avatar as an Allegory HUM3321-14 Sean Gilman Avatar as an Allegory HUM3321-14 Sean Gilman Sean Gilman Jeffrey Bennett HUM3321-14 13 December 2011 Avatar as an Allegory In the 1600s and 1700s, the British began to migrate to and colonize “The New World”, America. As they arrived, they met a society for whom they displayed little compassion and much hostility.  The British invaded their land and oppressed the Native American people for hundreds of years due to their cultural differences

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  • Avatar

    Avatar is a 2009 American[8][9] epic science fiction action film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni Ribisi, and Sigourney Weaver. The film is set in the mid-22nd century, when humans are mining a precious mineral called unobtanium on Pandora, a lush habitable moon of a gas giant in the Alpha Centauristar system.[10][11][12] The expansion of the mining colony threatens

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  • Analysis of Ethnocentrism Avatar

    Analysis of Ethnocentrism in Avatar In the film Avatar, Jake Sully, a human, mentally controls a body that contains cells of the Na’vi natives from the planet, Pandora, and he attempts to learn the culture of the Na’vi. In a long run, the effect of being exposed to enthnocentrism, primitivism, romanticism and exoticism, could have changed Jakes’s decision from helping the humans to helping and living with the Na’vi. The aim of this essay is to explore enthinocentrism and its three areas: the primitive

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  • Avatar

    Paige Johnston Film Essay Avatar The critical acclaim that followed the box office destroyer, Avatar, out shined most films since the creation of Hollywood and the American cinema composition. Coming in at the second highest grossing film of all times only behind Titanic, James Cameron and his crew of artistic creators surely gave their audiences something to talk about. The film takes place in two separate worlds, the industrialized earth and the beautiful and plush avatar infested world of Pandora

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  • Commentary

    A Hanging Commentry The poem A Hanging has a very odd mood for what is happening in the poem. The poem talks about people in jail and an inmate on his way to be put to death. The prisoners do not show any sign of remorse after the inmate is put to death and gone on with there everyday activities, some even laughing and having a good time. The author uses many literary elements in the story such as imagery, simile, mood, foreshadowing thought and climax. The author uses these literary

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  • The Commentary of “Scene Sisters”

    Student’s name Professor’s name Class Date The Commentary of “Scene Sisters” Culture is inseparably connected with the political life of a country. The same thing happened in China: the end of Mao’s era provoked the cultural growth in the country and, as a result, introduced new forms and another thinking to the arts. Young filmmakers known as the fifth generation revolutionized film language and film styles in Chinese cinema (Zhang 226). The period of 1979-1989 brought many significant

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  • Avatar Paper

    Creating an Avatar Presence in Second Life What does my avatar look like? My avatar was what appeared to be an African American or Hispanic woman. I would say her age was about 25 to 30. She was wearing a black dress with a very low cut front. She has on a black pair of heels. She had long blonde and brown hair. How does your avatar's appearance fit into norms established by the dominant culture? I think that the appearance of my avatar fits into what someone my age would maybe dress like

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  • Avatar

    biosphere, scientists use Na'vi-human hybrids called "avatars", operated by genetically matched humans; Jake Sully, a paraplegic former marine, replaces his deceased twin brother as an operator of one. Dr. Grace Augustine, head of the Avatar Program, considers Sully an inadequate replacement but accepts his assignment as a bodyguard. While protecting the avatars of Grace and scientist Norm Spellman as they collect biological data, Jake's avatar is attacked by a thanator and flees into the forest,

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  • Influential Speaker Commentary

    Influential Speaker Commentary Political views aside, most can agree that Barack Obama is an influential and very effective speaker. He is able to inspire masses of people with his simple, yet articulate use of words. He always speaks with a sense of smooth confidence, yet never near the spectrum of arrogance. Most importantly, he is so effective because he accurately knows his audience before performing the speech. Obama is truly talented in his ability to make people identify with him, because

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  • Avatar Commentary

    Avatar is an American science fiction film written by James Cameron in 2009. The film is set in 2154 on Pandora, a moon in the star system, inhabited by the Navi, a blue-skinned species of natives. Physically, they are stronger and taller than humans and they live in harmony with the nature. Humans intend to exploit Pandora’s reserves of a precious mineral, but that threatens the existence of the Navi and the Pandora ecosystem. Humans have two solutions to achieve their goal: the first one is

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  • Avatar

      English 101A­09  Sherman                                     Avatar : When life and Greed Hang In The Balance                           The film Avatar takes place in the distant future, on a planet called  Pandora. It is inhabited by both beautiful, and dangerous creatures. The indigenous  people called the Na’Vi reside in the rainforest. Planet Earth is experiencing serious  environmental problems causing this big corporation to start mining on Pandora in  search for Unobtainium. Throughout the movie

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  • 1. Commentary Job Design in the Context of the Job Market

    Commentary job design in the context of the job market This paper examines issues in job design from the perspective of developments in the labor market. Among the issues considered are the impact of technological change, shifts in how work is organized, the changing balance of power between employers and employees, the growing diversity in employment practices among similarly situated firms, and the persistence of a large low wage sector in the labor market. The target audiences of this article

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  • Commentary 2

    Commentary #2 1. Kitler-s has presented in chapter 1, a significant amount of the information on the topic of food and Culture. How specifically did thi chapter help you to understand the relationship between food and culture? Make a list of 5 significant or salient points, and discuss one of the items on your list which found to be the most interesting. Even if “food and culture” book speaks mostly about American food habits related to culture this is the perfect example to see how the

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  • Commentary on Tims Visa Card

    Introduction On July 2nd 2014, CIBC, in partnership with Tim Hortons, launched the new “Double Double Visa Card”, which includes physical buttons built into the plastic. Cardholders can press one of two options on the face of the card – a button that accesses their Visa account or another that lets users redeem loyalty points for products at the company’s restaurants. In effect, the CIBC and Tim Hortons card allows users to earn points on purchases they charge to their no annual

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  • Commentary on Refugee Mother and Child

    Commentary on the poem Refugee Mother and Child The author of the poem is a Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe, who used strong vocabulary and shocking facts in order to make this poem powerful and illustrate people’s lives in refugee camps, their difficulties, feelings and pain. The title helps us to guess what this poem is about, being quite short and direct. The poem is organized into two stanzas, each with different lengths. The first stanza, being an allusion, compares Madonna and Child to mother

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  • Fashion Commentary

    the sounds. Although, you have to buy the sounds and there are $2.00 a piece. I think this would be a great idea just incase the video doesn’t work and it will be able to create sounds during the scenes. The website is: www.audiolicense.net Commentary Idea: I did like the idea of having a host for show, just like they would have during an awards show on television. I think that they should say funny things for the audience could enjoy. I would also be a great idea if there was a male and a

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  • Avatar

    que elevan a universales, y partiendo de ellos, juzgan su mundo con ayuda de un falso absoluto (Todorov 1982: 23-28; Rappaport 2001: 607) que les permite, incluso, justificar sus propios valores occidentales y por tanto racionalizar sus acciones: Avatar es basada en dos mundos y en dos especies, el primero es la tierra en donde vivimos nosotros con sus respectivos habitantes los humanos y el segundo es Pandora, una luna del planeta Polifemo, en donde sus habitantes son los navi, son una especie de

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  • Commentary

    The article discusses the environmental issues that Australia faces as a result of numerous companies emitting greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide. Thanks to that, a negative externality occurs because the production of goods and services in Australia has a major effect upon a third party. For example, a company is set up next to a residential area; this will have a negative effect on the residents living in that region. For this reason the Australian government is deciding whether to impose

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  • The Great Gatsby as Social Commentary

    The Great Gatsby as Social Commentary In The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald offers up commentary on a variety of themes — justice, power, greed, betrayal, the American dream, and so on. Of all the themes, perhaps none is more well developed than that of social stratification. The Great Gatsby is regarded as a brilliant piece of social commentary, offering a vivid peek into American life in the 1920s. Fitzgerald carefully sets up his novel into distinct groups but, in the end, each group has its own problems

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  • Avatar Essay

    This paper is a brief analysis of James Cameron's Avatar, a massively successful film that has managed to gross, so far, a half billion in revenue. With its popularity and mass appeal, it has also incurred a considerable amount of criticism from a variety of sources, targeting a variety of topics of the film, from its presentation of alien natives and a colonial corporate military, to race issues and a depiction of cigarette use. This essay attempts to explore main threads of the film, analyzing

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  • Avatar Essay.Doc

    Essay on Avatar Movie This is a free sample essay on Avatar movie: Avatar is the title of the high grossing film produced by James Cameron and released in 2009. the movie stars Sam Worthington, Stephen Lang, Zoe Saldana, Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver. It is set in the year 2154 on the moon Pandora found in the Alpha Centauri system. The moon is inhabited by a blue-colored humanoid tribe known as the Na’vi. Humans have discovered a mineral, unobtainium, on Pandora. The mining activities

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  • Avatar the Sociological Pective

    Avatar A Sociological Perspective By Ivory Serrano Abstract To the extent human science, Avatar the film, similar to such a variety of others, is basically around a greater more grounded, all the more mechanically propelled society endeavoring to uproot an indigenous society for the purpose of its very own and monetary profit. Consider the likenesses to movies about Native-Americans, where they are driven from their own property for the purpose of people with weapons needing to take their

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  • Commentary on Edirtorial

    Before writing my article I read various articles and debate some opposing and some proposing the topic of euthanasia, the style model I used was also an editorial that extensively gives the readers the main idea of what Euthanasia is, it doesn’t necessarily take sides (for or against) it just leaves it to the reader to decide if it’s wrong or not, it was taken from the ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica’; the purpose of this text is for reader to adopt the view that euthanasia is seen different based of

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  • Antigone - Commentary Notes

    Antigone - commentary notes The Myth •Characters of a tragedy were not invented from scratch each time the writer composed a new play. •Images and stories inspired by myths were connected with every form of artistic expression and ceremonial ritual, proving that the greeks were not only familiar with a great number of mythical stories, but also made them to define themselves in the world and communicate their specific cultural issues. •In tragic theatre the characters were mentally

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  • Uncertanity of Hope Commentary

    with the landlord’s joyous return from South Africa, Mainini Grace’s return from Botswana is calamitous and characterized by a somber, even acerbic confrontation with the hitherto (anxiously) hopeful Sarai. There is a covert social yet feminist commentary in this comparative depiction of the injivas. Over and above economic deprivation, Mainini Grace (unlike the landlord) is depicted as facing multiple gender challenges. In the eyes of the increasingly moved reader, the landlord is not the hero.

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  • The Assault Commentary

    1 February 2015 In The Assault by Harry Mulisch, Anton is haunted by his past throughout his life. His past during World War II consist of witnessing losing his family. This impacts him to the extent that his choices of living life are influenced by it. From the excerpt of The Assault, Anton finally realizes what he has done, in which he notices his choices are made from neglecting his past. He sees his current family asleep and evaluates himself whether or not he should seek the truth of his past

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  • Commentary for Love God Love Neighbor

    more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices." 34 And when Jesus saw that he answered wisely, he said to him, "You are not far from the kingdom of God." And after that no one dared to ask him any more questions. – Mark 12:28-34 Commentary for Matthew 22:34-40 37-39 – Jesus first quotes Deuteronomy 6:5 and Leviticus 19:18 * From the viewpoint of biblical anthropology, “heart,” “soul,” and “mind” are not mutually exclusive but overlapping categories, together demanding our

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  • Commentary for Travel Piece

    Commentary: travel piece ‘Scuba diving in Egypt’ is a travel piece for the Guardian Newspaper in the Saturday magazines travel section. As this pieces genre is a travel piece it is it is made to promote and evaluate features of the place and also to try the sport out and also to show the attractions. The primary purpose for this piece is to inform and a secondary purpose to persuade. This piece applies to people who enjoy reading travel pieces and is interested in specialist and are interested

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  • Avatar

    James Cameron’s movie Avatar was a major discussion amongst my friends when it came out. All of them had seen it at midnight opening, while I was stuck home doing errands and work. For weeks they would talk about how amazing the scenery was and how epic the fights were between the Na’vi and humans. I was completely lost during each discussion we had when we hung out at Starbucks or each other’s houses. I hated not knowing what the movie was about and finally I decided to watch it online. Now I know

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  • Chanson de Roland Commentary

    Seen by most as the birthmark of French Literature, as well as perhaps the greatest and oldest chanson de geste (epically heroic poems that began to appear in the late eleventh century), La Chanson de Roland is undoubtedly a landmark in Medieval Literature. It celebrates the heroic feats of count Roland, Charlemagne’s nephew and right-hand, in serving his country, his king and his faith. A large variety of themes, including religion, faith, loyalty, bravery and heroism, amongst others, recur throughout

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  • What Causes Users to Take on an Avatar

    What causes internet users to take on an Avatar An avatar is a representation of one's self online. When utilizing the world wide web many persons choose to use an avatar instead of presenting their authentic selves. They are often used in online video games and on various sites that require some sort of user representation. There are many reasons for using avatars, these range from security and privacy to insecurity and a medium of escape. Avatars are a means of expression for some people

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  • Commentary on Trends

    Glennis Gilmore McCray ENG-105 April 14, 2016 Priscilla Bamba Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is defined as Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Merriam Webster defines medication as a substance used for medical treatment, especially a medicine or drug. Consequently psychotropic medication is defined as any medication capable

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  • Avatar

    feline characteristics. As Pandora’s atmosphere does not any human survival, scientists create human-Na’vi hybrids known as Avatars. These avatars are controlled by genetically matched human operators. Jake Sully was sent as a replacement for his identical twin brother who was recently murdered. Jake is a paraplegic war veteran. Dr. Grace Augustine who is the head of the Avatar Program appoints Jake as a bodyguard. In Pandora, Jake escorts Augustine and biologist Norm Spellman. The group was attacked

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  • Commentary Sheet on Chapter 7 of 'Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale`

    Economics & PhilosophySummer 2016  Frankfurt School of Finance & Management  Julian Fink Commentary Sheet Name: Florent Islami Text: ‘Child Labor: A Normative Perspective’ - Why Some Things Should Not Be For Sale, pp. 155-169 Thesis: Child Labor – if unavoidable – needs to be incorporated by a formal institution Child Labor is one of the most severe issues we have to face worldwide. Even though there was a significant decrease of child laborers in the past years, still over half of them

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  • Commentary Essay

    Tattoo Trend Taking Over Many people today are getting tattoos, and the people who are getting them are getting them done younger. “Teens are the largest growing group getting tattoos, though this ‘body art’ is seen increasingly in professionals such as counselors, nurses, doctors, lawyers, and business managers.” (Nicoletti, p.215). People spend a lot of money on tattoos, although I could not find a scholarly source on how much is spent annually, many of the source that I found for 2013 said that

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  • Satire Commentary in the Prioress'Tale

    Satire Commentary: One satirical device used to describe the Prioress is mock-heroic - the Host’s description of the prioress in the general prologue places her on a high pedestal - She’s neat and tidy – wouldn’t let a crumb fall from her mouth - She’s devoted to the Virgin Mary – wears all sorts of rosary - She’s kind to those less fortunate – wouldn’t harm a mouse But all of these descriptions were used purely for the purpose of revealing her flaws especially during the

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  • Essay on Avatar

    Avatar In the future, Humans have traveled through space and locate a planet named Alpha Centauri B-4. The planet is known by the locals as Pandora, which is populated by exotic plants and weird creatures. The human travelers intend on seizing the wealth the planet has to offer. The savior of the story is a former Marine by the name of Jake Sully. Jake Sully joins the native population of the planet in the hopes of avoiding planetary conquest by the human travelers set on depleting Pandora

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  • Essay on Avatar

    4/26/12 Fast food Can you imagine a kind of fast food place that is a cross between a sit down place and a normal fast food place? You don't even have to get out of your car. It looks like fast food, smells like fast food, and tastes like fast food. The only thing that is different is that you never have to get out of your car. Thats because they wait on you, just like a sit down place. Fast food in the future will offer better food, window side service, and a more diverse menu.

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  • Avatar

    Amy Lecroy May 20, 2012 Block 4B Avatar Essay Throughout history people have often encountered others with very different cultures, belief systems, and lifestyles. In order to work and live together peacefully, a common understanding and engagement of other cultures needs to occur. However, other choices to respond to differences exist; the option to ignore differences, or to reject the others culture and beliefs are just two counter-productive responses to difference. This scenario is no different

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  • Commentary

    “Ladies and Gentleman, Garfield and Friends. Friends are there to help you get started, to give you a push on your way. Friends are there turn you around, get your feet on the ground for a brand new dayyyyy….”, if your small tube television never sung this tune, or any other tune that opened up for an animated series, in the morning during breakfast, then I must say I’m quite sorry for you since you basically missed out on one of the best things of childhood: animated cartoons. Except for anything

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