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Alvin Toffler: Biography & Theory

Biography Alvin and Heidi Toffler Heidi helped Alvin write some of his books, but credited them as Alvin Toffler Influenced many leaders around the world Described by “Financial Times” as the “World’s most famous futurologist” Also mentioned in “People’s Daily” as one of the top 50 foreigners that shaped modern China “Toffler Associates”, the executive…

The Kite Runner Chapters 1-5: Summary, Themes, Analysis

Summary Currently in San Francisco (December 2001) Amir recalls events that happened in his past Amir (Pashtun)& Hassan (Hazara) are brothers/friends/ servant (inconsiderate relationship) Hazaras were segregated- called “mice-eating and flat nosed”(Hosseini,9) Pashtuns are Sunni muslims while Hazaras are Shi’a muslim Baba built an orphanage and tells his son there is only one sin which…

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 5 Summary

Characters in Act 5 Hippolyta Theseus Egeus Philostrate The Mechanicals: Bottom Quince Snout Starveling Snug Flute Demetrius Lysander Helena Hermia Robin a.k.a. Puck Oberon Act 5 Scene 1 Play comes to a full circle. Hippolyta and Theseus talk over the extraordinary stories from the four lovers.  Hippolyta thinks they are “strange;” Theseus doesn’t believe them. …

Evolution: Synapomorphies & Cladogram

Divergent and Convergent Pathways Once a new species forms, its evolutionary pathway may diverge from the original species. Disruptive selection continues long after speciation has occurred resulting in divergent evolution. Divergent evolution: occurs when two or more species evolve increasingly different traits, resulting from differing selective pressures or genetic drift. Species with significantly different morphological…