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Brief Recapitulation of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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  A Brief Recapitulation of the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass   The book Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass was a ground breaking depiction of the life of a former slave. The author, Frederick Douglass, overcame unbelievable odds in his quest for knowledge and freedom. At the time of its release in 1845, America’s segregated society had never heard the portrayal of life as an American slave. It was unfathomable that a slave could even read or write and yet here lie the beauty and prose of Douglass’s inaugural magnum opus. When Narrative of the Life was published, slavery was very much legal in the United States. Douglass had escaped his slave owner and travelled up North to freedom. Even though he may have been free from ownership, Douglass still lived in fear since if a slave was known to escape it was the slave owner’s right to capture the slave and return him to his master. This fact alone exemplifies the bravery and courage of Douglass to expose the evil
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  Schizophrenia   Part I   Definition of the Case Study   Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by many symptoms that are different combinations involving feelings thoughts, actions, and relations with the surrounding world. As a consequence of these symptoms, the schizophrenic adopts a way of living that differs from prevailing in the society of which he is a part. The patient often confuses fantasy with reality to live in a private world.   Nature of Disease   The schizophrenic often entertains false beliefs or delusions. The patient may think that he is the victim of persecutors. He may also have perpetual experiences without appropriate external stimulations. For instance, he has hallucinations of hearing voices although nobody is talking to him, or he perceives apparitions without a corresponding external object. Although etiologically, the term schizophrenia means a division or splitting between the different parts of the psyche, the term as used by

Positive Images of People | Be nice to poll workers

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Be nice to your election poll workers Before Election  After Election

REPUBLICANISM

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    After the American Revolution, the colonists absorbed three varieties of Republicanism. The first definition was modeled after the ancient history, societal and political view of Greece and Rome. The theory was that Republics could only prosper if they were small in size as well as population. Bastions of integrity and moral fortitude was the standard. Citizens were expected to self sacrifice for the good of all and leaders did not lead for person or financial gain. For exhibiting this homogenous thought, citizens were offered an abundance of opportunity based on equality and fairness. There would be no nobility or aristocracy. Rank or social standing would be based on merit and not wealth or familial blood lines. The only “natural aristocracy” acknowledged would be industrious and honorable men who rose through the ranks through due to talent and virtue regardless of humble beginnings.    The second definition of Republicanism that was also incorporated into the new republic

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."- Dr. Martin Luther King

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"Injustice anywhere is a threat to  justice  everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly." – Dr. Martin Luther King Today the Mayor of Sacramento, Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn knelt in solidarity with protesters at the Oak Park Community Center who gathered in solidarity to voice their dissent and disgust at the senseless death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis law enforcement. Many applauded the kneeling gesture, noting its symbolism during this difficult time. While other police chiefs around the country are seen hugging, kneeling, and shaking hands with protestors, the media is quick to document these counterfeit gestures as moments of understanding and unification. However, intention without action has been the modus operandi of all in power for keeping the status quo. George Floyd’s murder has erupted riots

Can Choline Prevent Alzheimer's Disease? (Eat broccoli)

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Common nutrient supplementation may hold the answers to combating Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer’s Disease currently affects 6 million Americans today. As a matter of fact, Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia are the leading cause of death in England and Wales. Biodesign researchers have concluded in a new study that a common essential nutrient such as choline maybe the key to combating Alzheimer’s Disease. There is a higher rate of Alzheimer’s Disease amongst females. This study was performed on female mice who were bred to develop Alzheimer’s Disease like symptoms. Findings from a similar research study from a group in China proved similar to this study. The Chinese study was performed on male mice. Both studies proved that there are many benefits to a lifelong higher intake of choline supplementation. What is choline? A small amount of choline is made by the body’s liver; however, the majority of choline found in the body is consumed and comes from di

Master the Art of the Pivot

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For years I always felt ashamed that I never really found my place in this world. Because of life choices I always felt I was a few steps behind everyone or completely on a different path. I’ve struggled, and persevered, and also pursued faulty business plans that plummeted me to new depths of financial despair. I’ve had to stop, gather my bearings, pivot and shift career paths more often that I would like to admit. This whole time I was hiding and ashamed that I hadn’t found my true calling. That at 40 I hadn’t found my dream job or wasn’t established in my career. But after deep reflection, I shifted once again. But this time not with an employment mishap or opportunity but I shifted the narrative. What I had done, unbeknownst to me was: I had mastered the art of the pivot. Shifting the narrative allowed me to empower myself and see my struggles as opportunities for growth and acknowledge my chimerical supernatural ability to persevere and adapt. I have been a sous chef,