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Fixism theory

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  1. Anthropology

 Is the science that deals with the biological aspects of humans and their behaviour as members of a society. Its area of activity covers three dimensions: the biological dimension, the cultural dimension and philosophical dimension of the human being:

a) Biological anthropology studies the anatomical and physical transformations experienced by humans throughout their biological evolution, as well as their origin and differentiation as a species in the animal world.

b) Sociocultural anthropology studies human beings from their relationships with other living beings. His research deals with the comparative study between different social systems and different types of group behaviour.

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ingles electivo

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Sociable: Someone who likes meeting new people

egotistical: A girl who expresses a high opinion of herself.

Supporitve : Someone who encourages others to achieve thei goals.

Stingy : A man or woman who doesn´t like giving things to people

Modest : Someone eho likes to be quiet and relaxed

unreliable: Aperson who doesn´t do what he or she has promised

Tempreamental: Someone that has a very unpredictable mood

Intolerant: Aperson who doesn´t accept other people differences.

Easygoing: Aperson that has a good relationship with everyone.

Family Conflicts

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1.- Explain how the sex-gender distinction is key to the advancement of feminist consciousness, and how some feminist authors elaborate on it, including those who question it. It is true that the distinction between sex and gender is key to the advancement of feminist consciousness. There are several authors who have argued that this distinction is very important. However, other authors question whether it is really important to make this distinction between sex and gender or is not really necessary. On the one hand we have authors who think it is important to make the distinction between sex and gender. One of these authors is Mary Wollstonecraft. Her book A Vindication of the Rights of Woman was probably the most important book in the feminist
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Final

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(2.1) On the other hand, A Small Place has “cultural identity”. Cultural identity is the feeling of belonging to a group. As it is portrayed in this book, Jamaica Kincaid, from Antigua shows hatred towards tourists. Kincaid explains throughout the book how the people in Antigua aren’t allowed to go to their own beaches, and other places. All of these things have created importance to a group more than another. Her identity, as she explains in the book, is what the people in Antigua think about the tourists, her believes, and nationality. “ You are a tourist and you have not yet seen a school in Antigua, you have not yet seen the hospital in Antigua, you have not yet seen a public monument in Antigua” ( Kincaid, 3) Hatred is portrayed
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Vices and virtues in Victorian England

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Mystery plays tell stories from the Bible and each play was prepared and Presented by a trade guild on wagons that moved about the town. The cycles usually coincided with trade fairs.

Mystery cycle is a collection of mystery plays with stories from the creation to the last  judgement. Examples like: The creation of heaven and hell. The Annunciation or The Nativity.

Guilds Were groups of tradesmen. Each guild was in charge of a different play. Mystery plays performed by local craftsmen’s guilds had the economic and Administrative means to stage them. They were often lavish and theatrical affairs arranged to coincidewith trade fairs when lots of visitors came To the town. They used to act on wagons which travelled around the city, movable... Continue reading "Vices and virtues in Victorian England" »

Dirty Sox

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Delight(sadness), furitively (openly) secretly, seedy dirty and unpleasant, tilitate(boring)  interesting esp. Sexually, pervasive being present everywhere, transform(preserve), compulsiveness  state of being unable to stop or control your emotions/actions diverting(boring) entertaining and amusing  formative having an important and lasting influence on the development of sb  promote(discourage), cue signal, submissive(assertive) willing to obey, correlation link/connection multiply(decrease) increase, prod poke, prodding encouraging to do something, reciptient(giver) person who receives, invigorated(exhausted) refreshed, clavicle collarbone, release (stress), pilgrimage journey to a place connected with sth you admire, connect(loosen),
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la loca

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From my personal point of view, feeding transgenic products, despite representing a benefit both to carry a healthy lifestyle, as well as saving money, the harmful symptoms that may be worse throughout your life, not so much for oneself, but for the general environment, as their production represents a high rate of contamination to the environment and endangers the natural biodiversity of plants and animals treated, causing irreversible damage, even reaching such a degree of cause possible extinction. In my opinion, consume GM food is not a good option; remember that the companies behind this business only watch their financial interests at the expense of public and environmental health.

EQUITY

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how does a charitable Trust work?

charitable trusts are trusts for the purpose, (property is held for a Purpose, there is no beneficiary)

purpose to be 'charitable'

charities act 2011 MUST BE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT

Fiscal Advantages/benefit

-exempt from Inheritance Tax

-exempt from tax on investments

-exempt from income tax

-Gift Aid (reclaim the basic rate of tax on gift)

S.1 DEFINES CHAIRTY

s.2 defines CHARITABLE PURPOSE

s.3 defines PURPOSES

Charitable status - S.3 (1)(A) POVERTY

poverty defined in case:
 RE COULTHURST

Widows and orphaned children of deceased officers of the bank (workers).
Poverty just means when your going SHORT than your normal doing. (food, Clothes)

RE SAUNDERS TRUST

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n9m'

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Morality stages

Stage 1. Avoid punishment: authority, Obedience, punishment. Children.

Stage 2: Self-interest: fair deal, Favours, selfishness, whats in it for me? Schoolchildren.

Stage 3: good boy attitude: Motive, character, doing what society spects. Early teens, people living in small towns or tribes. Anyone who lives only in a Face to face world.

Stage 4: law and order morality: Law and order, duty to society. Late Teens, most people in large societies.

Stage 5: social contracts. Rights, Democracy, changing unjust laws, revolution. Jefferson, some in their midd 20 or later.

Stage 6: Principle: duty to justice, civil disobedience. Gandhi, Martin Luther King

Aristotelis natural society

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For any regime, the best regime is always going to be the regime that is most connected to the end. It meets the end of political life most fully.

Why does Plato hold that Thymos and reason ground that which is considered the best regime (specifically speaking, the.

The Callipolis is the best regime on Plato’s view because it meets the end most fully. Democracy falls afoul of the end and is a degenerate regime.

Aristocracy

 Rule on the basis of reason

 Thymos

 Material Appetites

Timocracy

Honor/Thymos

Material Appetites

Cause: The upper class begin to favor themselves


Oligarchy

Love of Money vs. Poor

Cause: Honor is valuable to the forces of wealth especially if that wealth is not based on principal

 Democracy

 Freedom and Equality

 Poor Many

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