Essays Tagged: "Credibility"

A Skeptic's Guide to Sports Medicine

n injury just because of what they wear on a white jacket. Where we go wrong is when we trust their credibility without researching this doctor. Was, or will their assessment be accurate? It is import ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


etic memory and off the scale IQ.The writer expects the audience to view what Powder says with more credibility because he has the use of more of his brain than they do. This is a very powerful way fo ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Advantages of Commericals

cost-efficient media there is. Not only is cost an advantage of TV commercials, so are TV's impact credibility, selectivity, and flexibility. Television is powerful in may ways, mostly by havi ...

(3 pages) 160 3 4.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Decline of the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation

were imposed in the Church. Self-inflicted wounds hurting the Church included the decline in papal credibility and ill will amongst clerical authority. The latter of these two wounds entailed regiona ... - ensued. [Book p. 364-7]Surprisingly, the majority of conflicts arising from this lay not in the incredibility of the Church itself, but rather of Church practices. The traditional medieval thought o ...

(3 pages) 131 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Herbert George Wells

d. H. G. Wells is known as 'The Shakespeare of Science-Fiction.' He is one of the writers that gave credibility to a rising new genre of science-fiction, or Scientific Romance as it was first called i ... es, more than any of his other novels. The novel opened up a whole new realm to Wells. It also gave credibility to Wells as one who is an authority on everything. With this new credibility he gained m ...

(5 pages) 99 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Coca-Cola. Management's Achievement Claims Perspective

hat Coca-Cola is one of the world's largest companies. Fourteen years ago, Coca-Cola began building credibility to its investors by never over-promising, just consistently hitting long-term growth tar ...

(3 pages) 273 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" Written for an Introduction to Theatre class after viewing the play. Shows why Simon's plays are popular comedies despite lacking much substance

pulated the plot of Barefoot in the Park to include all of theelements of a fine play (intrigue, credibility, surprise, etc.) and to create aviable playscript that both emphasizes the play's maj ... e. Also, the eventsof the second act have led naturally to this point, creating an element ofcredibility (also known as the 'internal consistency of a play'5. The secondact closes with the ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Tainted Administration

This media coverage, although justified and appropriate for the situation, ultimately destroyed the credibility of Nixon's administration and the ability to run an effective government which forced th ...

(5 pages) 94 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why Did the Polls Get it Wrong in 1992 in Brittain?

he +/-3% margin of error. Because of the past accuracy of opinion polling, the system has had great credibility and has always been trusted, both by the public, and political parties. The way polling ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Gun Control

with firearm ownership cannot be, in any way, associated with criminal violence. The lobbyist give credibility to this statement by adding that criminal violence continues to increase in cities like ...

(17 pages) 766 6 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Analysis of Nick Carraway in the novel, "The Great Gatsby. It shows that Nick has a clear and unbiased understanding of the characters, because of his integrity he has proven.

he rest of the characters would be unstable and doubtful. Nick goes to some length to establish his credibility, indeed his moral integrity, in telling the story about a "great" man named Gatsby. By g ...

(2 pages) 66 1 2.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A essay about the civilization degression of the children in the story "Lord of the Flies"

to their time. Since Golding is describing a community of children with adult readers in mind, the credibility of the characters is a prerequisite. In addition, they have to be made convincing in an ...

(7 pages) 94 1 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

India and Pakistan: a modern history of the antagonistic relationship between nuclear neighbors and what it could mean for the future of the free world.

security of not only South Asia but also the entire world is threatened. The United States' lack of credibility in the region has seriously infringed upon their ability to exercise any authority in se ... us Muslims and secularism versus Islam as well.As for the United States, they have their own set of credibility issues in the international arena, especially with India who feels that the major disarm ...

(13 pages) 277 2 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

CARS Decision Making Technique Article Review - MGT 350: Critical Thinking (article review of a decision making technique, including applications and limitations)

so be applied towards decision-making in the business. This method is called CARS, which stands for credibility, accuracy, reasonableness and support.CredibilityThe first step in evaluation and decisi ... bleness and support.CredibilityThe first step in evaluation and decision-making is to determine the credibility of the source that is providing the material or issue. The listener or researcher should ...

(3 pages) 788 3 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Youth by Henry James and The Turn of the Screw by Joseph Conrad- Vanderbilt

e positions of responsibility these two youths hold, their frames of mind in the stories, and their credibility as narrators all play vital roles in the themes of these stories.The way in which Marlow ... important in these two stories because of the tone they set, but also because of the issue of their credibility. In "Youth," Marlow is telling this tale about himself. This fact alone generates skepti ...

(5 pages) 117 3 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Analyze how the American way of waging war during WW2 influenced the United States in the conduct of limited warfare in the post-World War Two era.

he world in such a way that the 'traditional' methods and strategies would no longer maintain their credibility--and at the forefront of this radical change was the United States.In the beginning of t ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Analysis of documentary: Behind Lab Doors. Discovers how doc reflects cultural and social beliefs of today and the techniques used to position the Audience.

on to warn the audience that there may be animal cruelty in the film and also tries to diminish the credibility of the scientist which the film is focused on. This sets the audience up to be critical ...

(3 pages) 106 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The State of Our Youth.

lity. Of course, it is always a challenge to act out on our thoughts, until we are given the proper credibility. Anything that a five year old says will probably be passed off as cute, and the same me ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


. As stated in A People and A Nation, "America's ignoble failure in Vietnam undermined the nation's credibility and tempted enemies to exploit opportunities at the expense of the United States interes ...

(15 pages) 166 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Looking into Country Music.

re are songs that provoke emotion from the listener, as well as songs whose success is based on the credibility of the singer. There are even songs whose lyrics are based on logic and factual informat ... sic, more so than ethos or logos. Yet that does not mean they cannot be found. Ethos focuses on the credibility of a speaker or a writer even a musical artist. A good example of ethos would be country ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies