History of alchemy
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...Alchemy Alchemy is commonly regarded as a pseudo-science whose medieval practitioners attempted to turn lead into gold but it is much more. Alchemy has a rich, mystical history involving several fields of study including philosophy, metallurgy, astronomy, medicine and chemistry. Due to the various areas of study involved, the objectives and outcomes of alchemic experimentation and studies vary widely. Included are the attempts to discover a liquid that extends life and transforming base metals into more valuable metals through the use of philosopher’s stones. Although many terms, fundamental laboratory procedures and theoretical structures used by alchemists are still employed... by...
To What Extent Do You Consider That Robin is an Enterpreneur?
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...Alchemy yet he still took casual work to supplement his income. This demonstrates that while he was willing to explore opportunities... To what extent do you consider that Robin is an entrepreneur? To adequately answer the question whether Robin Byrdon is an entrepreneur, it would be necessary to define what an entrepreneur is to be able to determine whether Robin is an entrepreneur or not. According to Zimmerer and Scarborough “an entrepreneur is one who creates a new business in the face of risk and uncertainty for the purpose of achieving profit and growth by identifying significant opportunities and assembling the necessary resources to capitalize on them. Although many people come up with great...
Daoism
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...Alchemy". It focuses on the human body and the need of cultivating the Three Treasures of Jing, Qi and Chen. “In Inner Alchemy, our human body becomes a laboratory in which the Three Treasures of Jing, Qi, and Chen are cultivated, for the purpose of improving physical, emotional and mental health; and, ultimately, merging... s the assignment was due Daoism Introduction In Daoism, the human body is considered as a precious source which aids a person in seeking spirituality. Instead of relying on external sources, human beings can maintain their health by controlling the energies flowing through their bodies. It is the control of these energies that is the basis of the Daoist Spiritual Practice of...
Depend on you ( follow the instruction)
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...Alchemy of Happiness Al Ghazali is considered to be one of the most important figuresin Islam as he is considered the authority in Islamic jurisprudence and Theology (after Muhammad). Born in Tus, Persia (Iran) in the year 1058, he goes by the name “Proof of Islam” because of the way he lived his life. He was a professor of Islam in his young life, mainly teaching jurisprudence. By the age of 33, he was appointed as a professor of theology in the University of Baghdad. But then he was gripped with spiritual crisis and abandoned his teaching post and left Baghdad. He decided that there was no way he could rationalize faith, and discovered another way to figure out the “truth... ” which was that...
Natural Magic
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...alchemy or natural magic are deemed today as merely hoaxes. Historically, these developed in a time and age when science was still in its birthing stage. These were usually practiced by priests, druids or shamans ranging from large empires to small tribes. It is a fact that these men and women who practiced these studies were considered the most intelligent in their time a society, similarly how modern society would regard a scientist such decorum. Bauer (1997) posited... that “from Shapins perspective, the historical notion of the Scientific Revolution which is commonly taught to school children as more or less a cataclysmic event in which the modern world of science/rationality defeats...
Defenations and examples
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...alchemy focuses on the technologies of matter. Over the years, technology has been advancing at an alarming rate. It can be seen through the use of fossil fuels,and nanotechnology. The use of these technologies has led to the destruction of the natural environment through pollution. The society is therefore advised to embrace other forms of energy such as solar an wind power, which are more environmentally friendly. References New Alchemy Inst itute. (1981). New alchemy quarterly. East Falmouth, MA: Published by the New Alchemists for contributing members of the New Alchemy Institute. ...
Wester Civilization II paper #4
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...alchemy, astrology, and Hermetic thinking? In what ways was it a departure? The Hermetic beliefs stipulated that there was a universal spirit present in all objects, and that this universal spirit was evident therein. This belief was also held by Kepler, and it was because of it that Kepler studied planetary motion – so that he could discover a unifying spirit. Moreover, Paracelsus was an alchemist, and he built his theories upon the ideas stipulated by the ideas propounded by alchemy. He theorized that all matter was made up of three principles – salt, sulfur and mercury – as opposed to earth, fire... Paper on Western Civilization II Your Full The of Your Institute Paper on Western Civilization II What ...
Metaphysics
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...alchemy”. He writes: Alchemy refers to the use of this knowledge and certain practices designed to transform these energies, forces and substances to achieve a certain goal. Metaphysics and alchemy go hand in hand as to study metaphysics you need to begin Alchemical processes to awaken your sense to Multi-Dimensional phenomena and to succeed... Assignment Changes in the Concept of Metaphysics That branch of philosophy that is metaphysics is truly a difficult area of study in the sense that it is difficult to define conceptually, and difficult to define in terms of scope. There is a general sense that metaphysics deals with “what is”, yet even such a description is rather vague. Further, there is the...
Jaber Ibn Hayan
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...alchemy. After Jabir completed his education, he started practicing medicine under the patronage of Caliph Haroun Al-Rashid. Some historians say that it was his loyalty to the caliph that led to his death once the caliph was dethroned. Geber’s contribution to the world of chemistry The contribution of Islamic scholars to the world of chemistry is recognized throughout the world. While keeping the basic Aristotelian principles in mind and using the core framework of Greek alchemy, they tried to transfigure various metals to form gold and produce elixir. Not only that, they managed to make discoveries, which were of great use to the modern day realm of...
History: Jabir Ibn Hayyan
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...alchemy. After Jabir completed his education, he started practicing medicine under the patronage of Caliph Haroun Al-Rashid. Some historians say that it was his loyalty to the caliph that led to his death once the caliph was dethroned. Geber’s contribution to the world of chemistry The contribution of Islamic scholars to the world of chemistry is recognized throughout the world. While keeping the basic Aristotelian principles in mind and using the core framework of Greek alchemy, they tried to transfigure various metals to form gold and produce elixir. Not only that, they managed to make discoveries, which were of great use to the modern day realm of...
Humi 16 Extra Credit3
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...alchemy, the preparation of a potion for a large group of people, suggesting that cooking contains an element of magic. 3. Function of the object. The painting’s function is to capture the imagination, to suggest that the everyday act of cooking is not necessarily mundane, but has an element of magic and brilliance. 4. Appearance and function. The surreal effect of the encaustic medium makes the kitchen and the chef stand out in brilliant colour and light. The effect makes an ordinary kitchen scene sparkle, and achieves the intended function of the painting, which is to emphasise the magic in the ordinary. 5. Emotional response. The brilliant colors and the light...
Taoism Religion
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...alchemy practiced by Taoists is divided into two: internal alchemy and external alchemy. Internal alchemy is concerned with immortality ingredients inside the body. It deals with the usage of life energy inside without the help of external substances. On the other hand, external alchemy is concerned with the body through the use of herbs and minerals. The practice of Taoists do not come into conflict with Alchemists as the latter also engage in exercises and meditations during the formulation of the elixers (Wong 66-67... ? Taoism Many religions have been existing around the world throughout history. They have different origins, but basically they all teach morals through stories. Wars also existed as...
Galileo and Aristotle on falling bodies
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...alchemy to modern science. Galileo and Aristotle on falling bodies 29 November Alchemy can be defined as a science practiced in the early and Middle Ages with the aim or transforming ordinary metals into gold. It was based on a complex view where by everything is believed to contain a universal spirit. Metals were believed to grow inside the earth, when a base metal was found, it was thought to be spiritually immature form of higher metals. Alchemy was based on the misunderstanding of basic chemistry and physics. Aristotle was an alchemist, to Aristotle Change affects all things, he believed that all terrestrial bodies were composed of four elements: fire, air, earth... ? Project Relationship of alchemy...
Geology
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...Alchemy... CALCITE AND MARCASITE ON GALENA. Calcite is a mineral that is formedfrom the reaction of calcium and carbon to form(CaCo3), and occurs in granular or compact shapes, exhibiting a white color in pure form or grey, blue ,black, red ,yellow or orange if it has some impurities. Due to its carbon nature, it can easily be reacted or dissolved with most acids or water to release a carbon dioxide gas Its retrograde solution thus fairly soluble in hot water and subject to the favorable conditions of precipitations will give a cementing product to the apparent rock and a porosity on dissolution and its removal from the rock on dissolution. The calcites are usually transparent or opaque and have...
Heliocentric and Religion: History
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...Alchemy, which is considered to be a stepping stone for establishing modern science, was also founded in spiritual beliefs. In the earliest Hindu scriptures, Rig Veda, the mentioning of the Soma has been made so profound that it is related to a form of god, a condensed god. And by extracting and drinking the juice in it, one awakens the god within oneself (Heinrich 10). But such ‘chemistry... Institute Heliocentric and Religion: History Heliocentric mindset damaged the Church’s reputation more than the devil. Devil was also a part of the religion. The scientific movement praising and upholding the beliefs and the theories that it is the earth that orbits the sun and not the other way around put a...
Manipulating creation
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...alchemy was initially pursued due to the potential to change base metals with a smaller value to value to valuable... al Affiliation Lecturer Due The Balance of Life Man has been trying to modify creation to make life easier. In contemporary times, the field of nanotechnology has risen to be among the leading fields of research with endless potential. Nanotechnology is the use of microscopic pieces to produce change on a much larger scale. The concept of producing change in the nature of the materials is not entirely new. Human beings have been obsessed with the need to change the nature of materials from their current forms to models that are profitable and beneficial. For example, the concept of...
Passage to Modernity
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...Alchemy is frequently forgotten when we talk about the breakthroughs of science that changed our perception of the world. Alchemists believed... "Passage to Modernity" Dupre The transition to one epoch to another is a controversial and blurry terrain. At the early stages of modernism, medieval ideas still lingered while new conceptions of nature, form, human, and divinity arose. There are as many similarities as there are differences between these two ages. Nature and form The perception of nature changed at the early modern age, and this transformed the conception of God and of man. Nature came to be viewed as an autonomous, creative organism. Renaissance artists observed nature and, through their work,...
Intercultural management
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...alchemy? Corruption and composition of capital flows. Retrieved from https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:DKDyNeccpVwJ:www.oecd.org/dataoecd/49/16/2072209.pdf+Wei+S+2000+Negative+alchemy+Corruption+and+composition+of+capital+flows&hl=ru&gl=ua&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEEShn2LH3fZs0IjRikCeT1nYdxHJDSnP_99kkHdH6zaMLl-KVoTzDtZfjCRVmiv8ZArhxdheSjeRECZ0NG290-_QvydMD38ivMc5JBsUVfKwnhTkj47Y0-YN9sUAzSo-S4K7MQO-E&sig=AHIEtbS638-4i5JXSkAeIec20wF3kJacdg... ? Intercultural management Table of Contents Effects of Corruption on Capitalism and Foreign Investment 3 Types of Corruption 4 Effects of Corruptionon MNCs 4 Solutions 5 References 6 Effects of Corruption on Capitalism and Foreign Investment Corruption has become one ...
Expressive therapies Assignment
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...alchemy, a process that has been attributed to the development of profound powers in individuals. 2. Philosophers have described the power of alchemy in the liberation of expression and the development of perfection in human. Person centered expressive arts therapy is the final principle of expressive therapy which employs the movement of art, music, writing... Expressive Therapies Assignment Expressive therapy is the process of using a number of self discovery processes that are used to help children and adolescents to comprehend verbal words consciously. A number of expressive therapies exist which are covered under expressive therapy including the use of dance therapy, drama therapy and writing...
Passage to Modernity Dupre
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...Alchemy is frequently forgotten when we talk about the breakthroughs of science that changed our perception of the world. Alchemists believed... Passage to Modernity" Dupre The transition to one epoch to another is a controversial and blurry terrain. At the early stages of modernism, medieval ideas still lingered while new conceptions of nature, form, human, and divinity arose. There are as many similarities as there are differences between these two ages. Nature and form The perception of nature changed at the early modern age, and this transformed the conception of God and of man. Nature came to be viewed as an autonomous, creative organism. Renaissance artists observed nature and, through their work,...
Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz
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...alchemy lab in shed at Cambridge U. Worked more on alchemy (secretly: it was illegal) than physics/math/light. Secret bible and ancient text interpretations of historical timelines/prophecy /end of world predictions. 1F. The 31 year feud with Robert Hooke (until 1703 when Hooke died), which began when Hooke criticized Newton’s first scientific paper presented to the Royal Society (1672). Newton refused to publish anymore. 1G. Breakdown of 1693: due to breakup with de Duillier, fire destroying his papers, or mercury poisoning due to alchemy experiments. Wrote harsh words... Dear this writing is intended to serve you merely as a model and/or guide. Therefore please put in your own words/style to make...
The Obama Victory
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...Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture, 1606-1676. Woodward introduces the emergence of alchemy as the way to emancipate the dire... ? (YOUR (THE The Obama Victory: A Symbol of American Freedom and African-American Struggle The victory of the Democratic Party’s Senator Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential Elections against the Republican Party’s nominee Senator John McCain was considered as a monumental feat in the history of American politics. This event marked not only the return of the Democrats into the highest seat of administrative power but most importantly the triumph of African-Americans with concern to their participation in the nation’s politics. Looking back at the collective...
The Social Side of Decision Making -GP
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...Alchemy of a Leader. John Wiley and Sons... The Social Side of Decision Making Explaining what is happening within the organization in the context of social psychological theory/theories is incumbent in order to identify the problem and, henceforth, provide a comprehensive solution to the problem at hand. With respect to our organization, events led our group to conclude that the prevailing system is an interplay of theories concerning self-perception, social learning and social comparison. Individuals prefer the status quo because, as self-perception theorists assume, individuals are passive and only rarely generate an explanation spontaneously for their own actions. (Larson 1989, p. 46) Here, members o...
Identify and describe a minor character in the novel, The Alchemist
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...alchemy who lives in the desert, Fatima as a desert woman is willing to wait for Santiago so that the hidden treasures in Egyptian pyramids can be disclosed and thus fulfill his personal legend. The purpose of Fatima is to encourage Santiago and go to Egypt... Running head: minor character in the alchemist 2nd July The Alchemist The Alchemist is a novel written by Paulo Coelho and it was first published in 1988. In the novel, Santiago decides to go to Egypt after having a recurring dream that there is a hidden treasure in Egyptian pyramids for him. Santiago believes that his dream is prophetic and thus decides to go to Romani a nearby town where a woman tells him to pack and leave for there is treasure...
Essay on Daoism
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...alchemy. The branch of Daoist practice was particularly focused on “cultivating health, longevity, and immortality... ?Daoism Introduction: Setting the Stage Dao (Tao)-ism is an essential product of the Chinese culture and theology. Irrespective of its integrity withChinese theology and culture, Daoism has played an important role in shaping character and life of numerous individuals from different parts of the world, specifically, in East and South East Asia. The scope of Daoism’s influence can also be indentified in various Western social disciplines as the Western counterparts have become highly interested in different forms of Daoist manifestations, namely, feng shui, acupuncture, T’ai-chi, and...
Why Sir Isacc Newton is important
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...alchemy though most contributions were not documented. From the above Newton’s contributions, it can be seen that Newton had a deep... Why Sir Isaac Newton is Important Isaac Newton is a famous and one of the most influential persons of all time in the field of science. He was born in 1642 in England and passed on in 1727 at the age of 84 years (Smith 1). He lived during a time when there was little scientific knowledge to explain the forces of nature and aspects of normal life. Religious beliefs were used to account processes of nature thou were not accurate scientifically. However, Newton transformed the society and perceptions on nature and is considered the father of scientific revolutions due to...
Religion and Music
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...Alchemy... Religion and Theology Whether music is allowed in Islam and to what extent and what sort is a significant issue which has been addressed by many scholars. With the passage of time, music has spread so much is widely and easily available because of which it is badly affecting everyone. People face numerous situations where they are compelled to listen to music whether by choice or without it. Even in our Muslim state no matter where we go we are required to listen to music. Restaurants, department stores, homes, cars there is no place where music isn’t played. With the availability of cell phones, I pods and so many electronic gadgets like these have eased the access to listening to music. It...
Frankinstein Book
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...alchemy. Through the eyes of modern scientists who have grown to be stricter in their rules, Frankenstein can be said to be unscientific... in this method. Frankenstein theorized that using the principles of alchemy, occult philosophy, chemistry and physics, he could create a being which is similar to man, only bigger and more perfect. In order to confirm or rule out the theory of the young scientist, he has to perform the experiment he conceived in his mind. Therefore, after months of study and with renewed or rather, strengthened beliefs, he collected all his materials and begun with his experiment. Again, the young scientist says, “After having formed this determination,...
Merger versus IPO or Acquisition
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...alchemy of a merger and/or an acquisition is that a combined effort is greater than the sum of individuals’ efforts (King, Slotegraaf & Kesner, 2008). Accordingly, it would be more valuable for Kudler Fine Foods to seek the services of another company than function as an individual entity. Merging with a company offering delivery services has the possibilities of giving Kudler Fine Foods a competitive advantage over other similar... Mergers, Acquisition and IPO: Opportunities and Threats to Each of the Approaches Details: al Affiliation: Date of Submission Merger, Acquisition and IPO: Opportunities and Threats to Each of the Approaches Public Sales through IPO According to the orthodox economic theorists...
Week4 discussion 2 . main post plus answer to a peer . total 2 post
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...Alchemy of the Mind explores not only the scientific elements of the brain, but also its social and psychological links to mind development. While the other writers primarily focus on the scientific reasoning of the human brain, Ackerman interlinks the scientific aspects with emotive, social, mechanics of language and other elements. Therefore, Diane Ackerman... Week 4 Discussion 2 Main Post Life is laden with numerous mysterious aspects, most of which, we can barely comprehend. These are the issues that bring out more questions than answers and constantly fuel debate. In the week’s select readings, these issues include the query of time travel, potential impact of rapidly growing technology on the...
Frankenstein
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...alchemy and chemistry. The creature later horrifies him and he immediately disavows the experiment. As a result of being abandoned, frightened by the new environment, the monster aimlessly takes a walk through the wilderness. In the process of walking through the wilderness, the monster meets a certain family living there and it introduces itself to them. Therefore, the monster through a lot and many female writers use its image to write various novels about... Elements of Romanticism within Frankenstein Introduction Frankenstein was a given to a creature that was created byDr. Victor Frankenstein in his laboratory experiments. He built the creature through an ambiguous scientific method comprised of...
Arab Culture
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...alchemy i.e chemistry. Two other important tools of explorations were compass and geometric scales. Their mastery over geometry is visible in their architecture, domes and geometric patterns were the main feature of whatever they built. Last but not the least... Arab Culture Arabic Civilisation Arabic Civilisation is one of the oldest civilization. It was a fertile soil on which world's three religions nurtured: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. All of them believed in One God. There is archeological and anthropological evidence that it is here man formed a systematic dwelling, maintained live stock and was initiated into farming acquired diverse skills and made innovative tools for his industry. So it...
Plagiarism
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...alchemy. Alchemy as a science, in simplistic terms, was the attempt to change base metals into their precious counterparts, mainly gold. Similarly, critics have argued that if the inferior writings of a person can be taken up and modified to become a better one, the act may not be looked upon as an inferior one. By transforming a work that is base into one that may become precious for the world, the writer is not performing an act of plagiarism, seems to be the assertion that these critics make. However... Plagiarism number Plagiarism Plagiarism is a serious offence in the world of academic and non-academic work that leads to grave consequences that may include expulsion from any organization that the...
Aleister Crowley
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...alchemy as he interacted with Julian Baker who later introduced him to George Cecil Jones of the Hermetic order of the Golden dawn. He later left Cambridge as he almost graduated with a degree (Golden Dawn Pedia 5). Even though he rejected Christianity, he saw himself to be very religious and spiritual. In his writings, he spoke of encounters with the deity and his followers also considered him a prophet. After his encounter with George Cecil Jones he was introduced... Aleister Crowley Dubbed by the British press as “the wickedest man in the world and the master of darkness”, yet ignored by Christians, Aleister Crowley is widely known for his absolute freedom philosophy of do what thou wilt (Open...
Literary analysis argument
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...Alchemy. In: Collected Works of C. G. Jung, Vol. 12., 2nd ed., Princeton University Press, 1968, p. 473-483. Kaufmann, Walter Arnold. Nietzsche, Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist. Princeton University Press, 1974. I. Introduction The Faust myth appears in German language publications soon after Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1450, and some scholars have focused on a possible relation in identity between one of Gutenberg’s business partners who may have been known... ? Interpreting Faust: The Historical & Psychological Characteristics of German Modernism Submitted By: Interpreting Faust: The Historical & Psychological Characteristics of German Modernism PREFACE i. Abstract ii. Primary...
Issac Newton and Paving the Way for Modern Physics
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...alchemy, theology, and history, particularly problems of chronology.”iv Newton’s imposing legacy on the development of physics started to form during his own lifetime. No sooner did he publish Principia Naturalis and Optiks, his theories became topics of active discussion throughout England, especially in the intellectual circles... ?How Isaac Newton paved the way for Modern Physics. Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727), English mathematician and natural philosopher (physicist) is arguably one of the most influential scientists of the last millennium. His discoveries on a range of subjects have ushered in a new era for scientific inquiry. Indeed, Newton’s discoveries in optics, general physics and mathematics...
Software localisation Essay
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...Alchemy Catalyst Alchemy Catalyst combines the power and flexibility of regular expressions like ezParse which makes it simple and quick to work with visual development environment in order to develop text parsers for virtually any file type. EzParse also supports the most popular encoding systems such as UTF-8, UTF-16 and Shift-JIS. (Cat1a) c) What regular expression would find all vowels Regular expression "s" would find a word with four or more vowels. d) Which regular expression would find all words beginning... Q1) a) What is Pseudo Translation Pseudo-translation, a technique used in software localisation is the process of creating text that mimics a foreign language without the benefit of...
Astronomy
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...alchemy regardless of a threat of imprisonment. Galilei and Harriot were among these great minds that were in the debate. Harriot has made three drawings of the moon just four months before Galileo made efforts through his telescope to observe the moon. He later resumed his... Astronomy Astronomy is ified as a natural science that included the study of celestial objects such as stars, moon, planets, galaxies and nebulae. In addition, it also deals with the physics, chemistry, and the objects evolution, and phenomena that originate outside the earth’s atmosphere. Astronomy is among the oldest science. Astronomical artifacts including the Egyptian monument have been lefty by the prehistoric cultures to...
Occultism in Africa
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...alchemy... , and divination. Its interpretations are often apparent in various institutionalized religions including Gnosticism, Hermeticism, Satanism, and Wicca (Walker, 1980). Despite its seemingly negative and sinister reputation, occultism is rooted in religious ways of thinking and these roots date far back in history (Goodrick-Clark, 1985, p. 17). Occultism has also been considered in the light of Western esotericism with the renewed interest in the mysterious and the strange. For a while, alchemy was one of its applications which gained notoriety even with scientist Isaac Newton who was accused of applying occult ideas into science (Walker, 1980). These ideas were...
Choose a specific commodity, idea, or institution and evaluate its impact on history at any point prior to 1815.
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...Alchemy in 9th century during the Tang Dynasty ruling. Historians also argue that it was invented in the 11th century during Song Dynasty ruling. Gunpowder invention is popularly listed as one among the four great inventions in China. It was the only chemical explosive used in most of the warfare until the 19th century, when actually the most popular chemical explosives like Nitrocellulose, Nitroglycerine and TNT were invented. This paper describes the history of the gunpowder and how strategists changed it as a black powder. It gives brief information about the impact... stabilized and changes in culture were apparent after these gunpowder empires were collapsed. The invention of gunpowder...
Air apprecaition
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Issac Newton
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...alchemy, and theology. That is quite an impressive resume to say the least. One... ? Day Month Year Isaac Newton Introduction It is amazing to think over what must go through one’s mind when considering the greatest of anything. Whether it is the greatest athlete, cook, or even philanthropist, there is perhaps no bigger honor than having the title of “greatest” bestowed upon you. Sir Isaac Newton is one such individual who garnered such praise. Being called by many as “the greatest genius and scientist who ever lived” (Smith 345), Newton is attributed with much of the knowledge available to modern scientists and mathematicians today. There are, however, many facets to this man’s life, other than being a...
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...alchemy and his misconceptions had connection with his knowledge of magic. He loved to experiment and because of this some of his contemporaries regarded him as necromancer... ?Renaissance of thoughts Contents Renaissance of thoughts- a comparison between older and modern perspective 3 Reference 6 Renaissance of thoughts- acomparison between older and modern perspective For many decades, many researchers had provided many viewpoints on the way we look at life and the different thoughts about happiness. Socrates’ philosophy for the sufficiency thesis is reflected in Plato’s voice which states that wisdom is adequate for happiness. The philosophy states that whatever takes place in a person’s life, if he...
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...alchemy and his misconceptions had connection with his knowledge of magic. He loved to experiment and because of this some of his contemporaries regarded him as necromancer... Renaissance of thoughts Contents Renaissance of thoughts- a comparison between older and modern perspective 3 Reference 6 Renaissance of thoughts- a comparison between older and modern perspective For many decades, many researchers had provided many viewpoints on the way we look at life and the different thoughts about happiness. Socrates’ philosophy for the sufficiency thesis is reflected in Plato’s voice which states that wisdom is adequate for happiness. The philosophy states that whatever takes place in a person’s life, if he is...
Daoism
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...alchemy among other means. I have used Wang Chung-yang experiences in my book as a bridge to discuss situations and attitudes that Taoists used to train; as well as the obstructions experienced during the enlightenment period. The seven Taoist masters’ stand for the various approaches used to reach the Tao. Each of the masters undergoes is expected to negotiate... Daoism Why do you think the Daoist master Du Guangtung wrote the Records of the Assembled Transcendents of the Fortified Wall City? Why did he give it to the ruling emperor? What does the book reveal about Daoism, the state and women during the Tang Dynasty? The Daoist master Du Guangtung wrote the Records of the Assembled Transcendent of the...
Communication Strategies
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...Alchemy of English)), indigenisation and nativisation” (Tan, n.d, par. 27). The contentions were validated by Erling (2006) when she stated that new Englishes “has become ‘nativized’ by its users who have adopted some... ? Communication Strategies Communication Strategies Part Could English ever become a truly international language like Esperanto was meant to be? Why or why not? Give at least one reason supporting your position. A research on the English language as spoken by various people all over the world reveal the following relevant facts: “(1) English is the most widespread language in the world and is more widely spoken and written than any other language; (2) over 400 million people use the...
East Asia
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...alchemy, chemistry, agricultural methods, thought in the Age of Enlightenment, Western literature, Western political and economic theories. In conclusion, it can be deduced from the historical backgrounds of the two countries that Japan was more open to Western influences as compared to China mainly due to their cultural differences. History and experience made the Japanese more inclined to learn foreign cultures. On the other hand, aside from the fact that the Chinese during those times were more attached to their land and culture, they were also far more developed in terms of technology and political advances as compared to the West. It is not surprising that given the...
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
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...alchemy which use gold as a symbol of divinity. Another aspect is the readiness... Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a 14th century alliterative poem reflecting themes of romance and chivalry (Lawall 2005). The basic gist of this poem is the story of Sir Gawain, a knight from King Arthur's table. In the poem, the knight is challenged by a mysterious warrior dressed and appearing completely green. This warrior challenges to allow any individual the chance to strike him with one blow, a blow that this warrior will return one year and a day later. Sir Gawain agrees and beheads the Green Knight. The Knight picks up his head and leaves, reminding Sir Gawain of the challenge h...
Humanities
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...alchemy and art. Farnham: Ashgate. Monem, N. K. ( 2007). Pop art book. London: Black Dog.... HUMANITIES Art plays and important role in the society and helps to pass ideas and messages across to the society (Aberth, 2010). Since the classical era and the middle ages, art has transformed through a number of stages, which have led into very creative, complex, and high quality art. Art has been varying over the years and has been divided into periods where each has unique features, objectives, and presentability. All these unique features formed the standards at each specific period. Among the most amazing periods are the surrealism and the pop art periods. Surrealism refers to a literary and artistic move...
A Valediction Forbidding Mouring - John Donne
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...alchemy is used by the poet to explain further the difference between sensual and platonic love. Alchemist tries to convert certain base elements into gold. All the dross is purged, and as a result of this refinement, gold is obtained. The sensual lover remains stuck up at the level of the base element, whereas the spiritual lover has refined the physical appetite with which he began and arrived at pure platonic love. The gold image further helps the pot to elaborate the concept of platonic love. Base metals break down, when beaten... ? A Valediction Forbidding Mourning – John Donne John Donne was one of the great formative influences of the seventeenth century. His poetic innovations gave rise to new...
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