Emotional Intelligence: My Personal Experience “If you can change your mind, you can change your life,” American philosopher William James once said. A lack of personal self-awareness marked my teenage years. Indeed, as a teenager, I’ve found myself in positions where I’ve had to decide whether or not what I’m…
I grew up on the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan, a city rich in history and culture. My father worked as an investigative reporter for the Japan Times. Like my father, I have always set high standards for myself because I believe in not only doing my best but also doing…
Dorothy Allison writes in her essay Background (1994) that understanding a person well and thoroughly is based on and necessitates personal awareness of their childhood and social life. The essay was written as a memoir in order to focus on how people see others. Dorothy uses memories and analogy to…
I grew up in the suburbs of Tokyo, Japan, a city with a wonderful tradition and a rich culture. Growing up and studying in Japan meant that I had to be assertive and clever. Before I was given the scholarship to study in the United States, I had to take…
The central technique in politics is determining the will of the people and advancing it. Politics are conflictual in nature and this means that people involved must compromise at some point. The process is essential because they present an avenue through which disagreements amongst the larger American population can be…
The legal problem of the rolling stone case is the inability of the reporter Sabrina Rubin Elderly to obtain reliable evidence on the campus rape story. In this case, the elderly received intelligence from Jackie, a rape survivor who was not able to share full information (Coronel, Coll, and Derek)….
Simon Wiesenthal recalls his experience as a concentration camp inmate. He describes the camp’s living conditions, especially an incident in which he was taken to the deathbed of a Nazi SS officer who begged Simon’s forgiveness. Karl, the SS soldier, outlined his atrocities against Jews and begged Simon’s mercy for…
Personally, I do not believe I am qualified to start my own company. The reading identifies three main aspects of entrepreneurship: creativity, corporate management, and risk-taking. I consider myself to be an ambitious person because I am always looking for better ways to improve procedures and products/services, as well as…
Beauty pageants have received many criticisms over the years for being great proponents of vanity among young people. The pageants judge and rate the candidates based on their physical characteristics. Most people perceive these tournaments to be superficial and there is little else to give other than the outer presentation….
Estha’s painful experience is defined in such an oddly indirect way by Roy because she was in love with someone called Velutha. During the day, Estha and Rahel will give him visits. Their mother, on the other hand, will pay a hidden visit to the same man at night. Esther…
Victor eventually succeeds in constructing the beast that emerges vividly in a dream in this passage. Victor’s experimental fascination leads to the creation of the monster, which turns out to be evil and sickens him both physically and mentally. The passage’s intent is to instill terror in the reader, which…
Over the last five decades, the world has undergone dramatic climate changes, with cold seasons being warmer and hot seasons seeing exceptionally high temperatures. Many physicists have attempted to run with the phenomenon, but the planet as a whole has failed to come up with a definitive answer. Four main…