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Multiple Personalities: Do They Really Exist?

Multiple personalities- the existence of two or more distinctpersonalities or personality states within one person. In actuality, upto ten or even more personalities can coexist within one person, somedocumented cases have revealed over one hundred. But, the questionremains, what exactly is the multiple personality disorder (MPD)? First Iwill look at . . . Read more

Closing Year Of The Civil War

The American Civil War was one of the largest in world history. The number of American lives lost in this war had never been heard of, nor has it been. The fighting that took place tore our nation apart and we still feel the effects 135 years later. This war . . . Read more

Nuclear Power (2330 words)

Nuclear PowerThe world’s natural resources are being consumed at an alarming rate. As these resources diminish , people will be seeking alternative sources by which to generate electricity for heat and light . The only practical short term solution for the energy-crisis is nuclear power. Nuclear power, however is not . . . Read more

Creation And Evolution

Creationism vs. Evolution, the argument disputed by more scientists, morepaleontologists and more everyday people than probably any other argument sincethe dawn of man. Who is right? Do the theories and evidence of evolutionistshave the right answers or do the faith and facts of creationists hold theanswers? What is creationism? “Creationism” . . . Read more

LEED-ing to a Greener Planet

In our society a new state of thinking has occurred. We have become obsessed with having more, regardless of the consequences. We have become pleasure-seeking, only thinking of the present and having no care for the future. This new instinctual mindset encompasses our culture from the highest level to the . . . Read more

Factors that encourage developers to adopt more sustainable constructi

on practices include social e.g. health, community, environmental (energy, waste, resources, flood risk, climate change) and economic (costs). These are often determined by regulatory, client requirement and voluntary drivers. Building Regulations introduce performance standards that deliver higher levels of sustainability;?Approved DocumentsoPart L- includes 20% reduction in CO2, low and zero . . . Read more

A Farewell To Arms – A Love Story

A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway, is a typical love story. A Romeo and his Juliet placed against the odds. In this novel, Romeo is Frederick Henry and Juliet is Catherine Barkley. Their love affair must survive the obstacles of World War I. The background of war-torn Italy adds . . . Read more