Essays Tagged: "wake up call"

"Cash Money Millionaires". An essay about our culture and society explaining how our values are warped. We value money, greed and power. What happened to humanity?

ns more than substance. Doesn't this say alot about American people in general? Shouldn't this be a wake up call that something should be done to change our mixed up values? Americans are too shallow. ...

(2 pages) 237 4 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Mr. Perfect?

mingly perfect boy; he was funny, cool and cute. I was completely wrong about him and in for a huge wake up call. Through out your life there are many people you encounter that might seem to be great ...

(4 pages) 45 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Chapter 2: Teachers and Sisters

of rage. The diagnosis: over zealous baby-sitters who thought teaching would be fun. Yea... What a wake up call they get. These types can also be labeled as burnt out, soccer moms.Then you have the t ... a huge smile, he clapped his hands together as if he was crashing two cymbals together in hopes to wake us up."I got thrown out of my last college cause I partied too much..." Said the clever boozer ...

(3 pages) 41 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Science Fiction Story PART 8.

early to find Jason standing over me. I jumped, "Ahh!!" I screamed in mock horror, "What a horrible wake up call!"A smile flickered reluctantly across his face. A grey shadow passed over his eyes and ...

(4 pages) 55 2 4.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Comparison of Thai Prison and US Prison

, which might be flexible in order to suit each particular prison:Inmate's daily routine05:30 Hours Wake up call06.00 Hours Breakfast08.30 Hours Attend vocational training or educational programs12.00 ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Total Quality Management in UPS

drastically affected by increased competition and technological advancements. UPS finally heard the wake-up call. In 1994, the company announced that it would undertake major changes which would be a ...

(19 pages) 440 1 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Pure Luck

hange forever. Something like this does not just happen to anyone; fate decides who deserves such a wake up call. That seemed to be the last night I expected a scene so horrifying to happen because th ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Terrorism and its Effects on the United States

ured more than enough of its share of terrorism, and to this day continues to suffer.The first real wake-up call occurred on February 26, 1993. The main conspirator, Ramzi Yousef, was first discovered ... as caused as a direct result of a truck bomb planted by Timothy McVeigh. His initial plans were to "wake up America" to the danger of the government, and avenge the deaths of the Branch Davidians, who ...

(2 pages) 28 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Impact on Canada/U.S. trade relationships. oct/2005.

of years, with trade values growing in large jumps"(Scoffield, 2005, p.1), but "his is perhaps the wake-up call that people need," said Nancy Hughes Anthony, president of the Canadian Chamber of Comm ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Diabetes: A Wake Up Call

Most people have experienced the alarm clock going off. Then half awake, he pushes the snooze button in order to get another wink of sleep. He dozes into a deeper slee ... y first see signs of diabetes. Like pushing the snooze button on an alarm clock they don't heed the wake up call.Being overweight doesn't necessary mean one has diabetes, but if he have a quick loss o ... t a thorough medical exam. If one is overweight and experiencing fatique most of the time this is a wake up call to have a diabetes test. That person could be too late to stop the adult onset (type 2) ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.2 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

New CEO cleans up Boeing

esponsibility of the company from benefits of the composite technology being used on the 787 to the wake-up call to the chief executives.McNerney, the former chairman and CEO of Minnesota's 3M Co., ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Newspaper article: What Is It Like To Live In One Of The World's "Hot Spots" ?

Asia had a very unwanted surprise. An earthquake that measured 8 on the Richter scale was an abrupt wake up call to everyone. The epicenter of the earthquake was nearest to Aceh, a populated city in t ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


rant and foolish person. One day, the Gods decided that they were going to try and give Giglamesh a wake up call and a lesson in humility in order to try and change his behavior and foolish ways.The G ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Kids, The Movie

movie, but it only shows the perspective of the kids with out parental support.This movie, named a "Wake up call" to society, definitely had its effect on me. From the numerous up close lewd sex ...

(2 pages) 502 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Going Off To War While Addicted To Oil

l from the providers and was paying more in money and goods. He thinks that this should have been a wake up call for the car companies of the United States to build more compact cars and less SUV and ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Hatred; In My Community

n class was on Monday was disturbing, scary, enraging, and quite surprising. I consider the video a wake up call, and an educator as to what is really going on in the United States. Many people do not ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Medea' as a revenge tragedy. Speech

ief that things can be better and our desires for entertainment, and even assurance. Tragedy is our wake up call. That things aren't all ### "sunshine and rainbows". Tragedy shows flawed heroes that t ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.3 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Importance of Health Education

than the thrills of the moment. A health class in college would serve well, if nothing else than a wake up call to the problems that may lie ahead.The knowledge that can be gained from a health class ...

(2 pages) 45 2 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Effects of 9/11

y is stricter than ever. The nation will always remember that day, it was tragic, but it was also a wake up call that we had to enforce the law more and make sure our people are safe. People were very ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Lost Friend

ack of a gunshot louder than any I had heard ten years before, brought me down to earth. It was the wake up call.I was one of many that just refused to move although I knew I had to. I peered at my po ... up, and get up! You lazy pack of lummoxes!" The commanding officer hollered. Obviously this form of wake up call was much more effective. However, today was different. Today I could not help noticing ...

(4 pages) 747 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry