The Ultimate Excuse Note

In: Social Issues

Submitted By cmdalskov
Words 795
Pages 4
The Ultimate Excuse Note

I would like to excuse my behaviour and performance at the Video Music Awards this year.
Lately I have not been myself. Since I was a little girl I have always been known as either my fathers daughter or “Hannah Montana” - and I am tired of it. I do not want to be “Hannah Montana” anymore. I want to be a grown up musician and actress, but it is hard to be when I know how many children are watching what I do.
I know it was wrong of me to smoke marijuana public. It send a wrong picture out to the children, and I do not want them to think it is okay or cool, or anything similar to that. It was stupid and wrong of me.
When you are famous, like I am, you cannot have any privacy. Everything you do will come out public, and that is why I know now that I have to be more careful with my doings.
Many people have commented on the video of me “twerking” up against Robin Thicke at the Video Music Awards this year, and I have read some of those comments. One person commented: “Only because she grew up it did not mean she needed to turn into a whore. Think about all the children that liked her”, and another person this: “Miley is trying to be a slut – not an adult!”. I would like to answer on those comments in this excuse note. As I said earlier, I want to be known as a grown up musician and actress, and I am sorry that it went so wrong. It was never in my intention to act like a prostitute, I just wanted to seem adult. But instead of “twerking” Robin Thicke, I should have just performed like a grown up serious musician. Children should never believe that showing skin, dancing dirty and smoking marijuana is the way of acting grown up. Doing those things are immature and irresponsible, and that is no way to be a grown up.
I know that I can never escape being Billy Ray Cyrus' daughter, and it is okay. The problem is that I do not want to be…...

Similar Documents

The Ultimate Baby

...Samantha Fleming Mr. Howard December 6, 2012 The Ultimate Baby Most people want the perfect child, a genius like Einstein or an amazing athlete like Michael Jordan. Until about 20 years ago, this was not possible. Now we are able to decide the sex of our children, and get rid of many genetic conditions or chromosomal disorders. Also, with upcoming technology, we could even choose the physical features and cognitive strengths of our children. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) or embryo screening is the technique used to identify genetic defects in embryos created through in vitro fertilization (IVF) before pregnancy. When one or more parents are known to have a genetic disorder, this screening is performed on the embryo to determine if the child will also have the same genetic disorder (Medscape). In the lab fertilization occurs among the egg and the sperm, and then on day three, a cell is removed and is tested for any genetic disorders. If the cells are detected for a genetic disorder, those genes are removed and only the non-effected genes are placed back into the embryo and placed into the mother by IVF. Besides testing for genetic disorders, when taking out the cell, geneticists, can also detect the sex of the child and change it depending on what the parents want (Medscape). PGD has started a big debate on where to draw the line. With technology advancements, PGD will soon be able to detect what genes depict hair and eye color, cognitive and physical......

Words: 1227 - Pages: 5

Ultimate Book

...IQ OK E ER BO TH EV CE T I ES CT GG RA BI T P S TE IQ 1,000 Practice Test Questions to Boost your Brain Power PHILIP CARTER & KEN RUSSELL i IQ P H I L I P CA R T E R & K E N R U S S E L L London & Philadelphia ii Publisher’s note Every possible effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this book is accurate at the time of going to press, and the publishers and authors cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions, however caused. No responsibility for loss or damage occasioned to any person acting, or refraining from action, as a result of the material in this publication can be accepted by the editor, the publisher or any of the authors. Tests included in this book have previously been included in The Times Book of IQ Tests: Book 1 (2001), The Times Book of IQ Tests: Book 3 (2003) and The Times Book of IQ Tests: Book 5 (2005) published by Kogan Page. First published in this format, in Great Britain and the United States in 2007 by Kogan Page Limited. Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of research or private study, or criticism or review, as permitted under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, this publication may only be reproduced, stored or transmitted, in any form or by any means, with the prior permission in writing of the publishers, or in the case of reprographic reproduction in accordance with the terms and licences issued by the CLA. Enquiries concerning reproduction outside these terms......

Words: 39438 - Pages: 158

Note Taking & Note Making

...Note Taking/Note Making Assignment #2 –Nontraditional sexual harassment in the workplace. Angelina C. Toomey and Allen F. Wysocki (2012). Sexual Harassment in the Information Age: The Human Resource Manager's Guide to Nontraditional Sexual Harassment. University of Florida. Publication #HR028. Retrieved on February 25, 2013 from : http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/HR/HR02800.pdf Note Taking | Note Making | 1. With globalization, there has been a shift toward both technological advancement and equality in the workplace. | 1. Even with technological advancement I still think there is much more that companies can do to avoid sexual harassment scenarios. What can companies do to avoid such scenarios? | 2. While male-female sexual harassment cases still predominate, same-sex and other forms of harassment are a growing trend. And often, there's no sex involved. (Schleifer 2007) | 2. I believe that lack of education in the subject is one of the main reasons this “trend” is rising. –Research nontraditional sexual harassment cases in the state of Texas. | 3. sexual harassment is defined as "unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when this conduct affects an individual's employment, interferes with an individual's work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment | 3. Most people think sexual harassment need to have some sort of physical act. – research public opinion......

Words: 1146 - Pages: 5

Notes for Notes

...Pro, Setup Assistant starts. Setup Assistant helps you specify your Wi-Fi network, set up a user account, and transfer information from another Mac or PC. You can also transfer information from a Time Machine backup or other disk. If you’re migrating from another Mac, you might have to update software if the other Mac doesn’t have Mac OS X version 10.5.3 or later installed. To migrate from a PC, download the Migration Assistant from www.apple.com/migrate-to-mac, and install it on the PC you want to migrate from. After you start Setup Assistant on your MacBook Pro, you can leave it midprocess without quitting, move to the other computer if you need to update its software, and then return to your MacBook Pro to complete the setup. Note:  If you don’t use Setup Assistant to transfer information when you first start up your MacBook Pro, you can do it later using Migration Assistant. Open Migration Assistant in the Utilities folder in Launchpad. For help using Migration Assistant, open Help Center and search for “Migration Assistant.” Chapter 1 Ready, Set Up, Go 13 To set up your MacBook Pro: 1 In Setup Assistant, follow the onscreen instructions until you get to the “Transfer Information to This Mac” screen. 2 Do a basic setup, a setup with migration, or transfer information from a Time Machine backup or other disk: Â To do a basic......

Words: 13874 - Pages: 56

Notes

...CHAPTER 6 THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY FINANCE COMPANIES Outline I. Introduction II. Size, Structure, and Composition of the Industry A. Major Types of Finance Companies III. Balance Sheet and Recent Trends A. Consumer Loans B. Residential and Commercial Mortgages C. Business Loans III. Regulation LECTURE NOTES LO – Compare and contrast finance companies to commercial banks using information throughout the chapter. I. INTRODUCTION LO – Know the definition of finance companies (basically, the contents of the following paragraph). ● The primary function of finance companies is to make loans to both individuals and corporations. Services provided by finance companies include consumer lending, business lending, and mortgage financing. Some of the loans are similar to commercial bank loans, such as consumer and auto loans, but others are more specialized. Finance companies differ from banks in that they do not accept deposits, but instead rely on short- and long-term debt. Additionally, finance companies often lend to customers commercial banks find too risky. II. SIZE, STRUCTURE, AND COMPOSITION OF THE INDUSTRY ● Finance companies were originated during the depression when General Electric Corp. created General Electric Capital Corp. (GECC) as a means of financing appliance sales customers unable to get installment credit from banks. By the late 1950s, banks were more willing to make......

Words: 1808 - Pages: 8

Toronto Ultimate Club

...Memo The Toronto Ultimate Club (TUC) is located in Toronto, Ontario and is a non-for-profit organization that focused on growing the sport of Ultimate Frisbee (Ultimate). As a result of their previous strategic plan TUC ‘s membership has stopped declining, but the general manager Jason Robinson was still not satisfied. The competition between TUC and for-profit organizations has increased, forcing TUC to develop a new marketing plan focusing on new strategies for fiscal 2009. The alternatives TUC has are to stay with the traditional standard Ultimate rules or to modify the “house rules” like the competitors. TUC can offer additional team recreational leagues like hockey, football, etc. or stay with Ultimate. TUC has the choice to stay with recreational and competitive or add a beginner, all-woman/male leagues, as well as offer clinics and modify prices. They need to decide whether to continue sponsoring the touring teams or focus on marketing abilities in other areas. The target markets TUC should be more aggressive in are the visible minorities, young professionals and secondary school students. Toronto was one of the most multicultural cities in the world where visible minorities made up 47% of the cities population. Focusing on this segment shows that TUC cares about diversity and that this sport is open to and for anyone. TUC’s current market is focused on competitive players aged 22-40, focusing solely on young professionals in their 20’s would add to the......

Words: 576 - Pages: 3

Notes

...IS:_Hinduism________________________________________________________ ASIAN PHILOSOPHIES NOTES 5). HINDUISM (pgs. 66-67) Reincarnation – Being reborn in another body. Several religions, including Hinduism, believe that the human spirit returns to Earth in different forms again and again as it strives for perfection. Karma - action, seen as bringing upon oneself inevitable results, good or bad, either in this life or in a reincarnation Atman and Brahman - "soul" or "individual soul." Atman refers to the essence of each individual living thing - its soul or primary living energy. Each living thing - people, animals, plants - have an atman that forms each thing's eternal essence. The atman is not the body; the body is not eternal. The body houses the atman until the body dies. Atman is immortal and eternal. Brahman is "world soul" or "cosmic soul." It is the eternal essence of the universe and the ultimate divine reality. It is the life source of all that has been, is and will be throughout the entire cosmos. It is not an individual being - it is more like the primal ground or reality of all being and existence. So, the phrase "atman is Brahman" is saying, quite simply, that the individual soul is the world soul. In other words, each individual soul - say, yours or mine - comes from and is made of the same reality as the world soul. There is no distinction between us, on the one hand, and the ultimate divine reality, on the other. Vedas - the most ancient Hindu......

Words: 1131 - Pages: 5

Make No Excuse

...Make No Excuse Jeremiah 1 Jesse We are skillful at the art of making excuses, aren’t we? “I don’t know how.” “I didn’t understand.” “I couldn’t find the right tools.” “I threw out my back bowling.” “I have a Doctor’s appointment.” “There’s been a death in the family.” “The hazmat crew is here and won’t let me out of the house.” “I have a relative coming in from Hawaii and I need to pick them up at the airport.” And, my all- time favorite: In the Christian world, we can find all sorts of excuses not to obey God’s voice: “It’s the preacher’s job.” “It’s not my gift.” “I’ve already served, let someone else do it.” “I’m too busy or too tired or too old or too young.” It has been said, “Excuses are tools of the incompetent, and those who specialize in them seldom go far.” Ben Franklin wrote, “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” Gabriel Meurier stated, “He who excuses himself, accuses himself.” Jeremiah had every excuse ready when God called him to be a prophet. His excuses are often our excuses for not heeding God’s voice when he calls. Countering each excuse was a promise from God. I. The excuse: The task is demanding Jeremiah was called to be “a prophet unto the nations” (Jer. 1:5), not a priest like his father and his grandfather. A prophet was a chosen and authorized spokesman for God who declared God’s Word to the people. We often think of prophets as people who can tell the future. But a prophet spoke messages to the present......

Words: 2264 - Pages: 10

Notes

...Criminal Law Exam Notes Contents EXTENDING CRIMINAL LIABILTY PARTICIPATION & ATTEMPT 11 Complicity 11 Accessory after the act (s347) 12 Joint Criminal Enterprise (acting in concert) 12 Doctrine of Innocent Agency 13 Accessories Before the Fact & Principals of the Second Degree 14 Actus Reus 14 Mens Rea 16 Doctrine of Common Purpose 16 ATTEMPT 20 Mens Rea (Heavily dependent on MR). 21 Actus Reus 21 LARCENY 24 Actus Reus 24 a. Taking & Carrying Away 24 b. Property Capable of Being Stolen 24 c. Property in Someone Else’s Possession 25 Abandoned by owner 26 d. Without Consent of the Person in Possession 26 Mens Rea 28 1. Intent to Deprive Permanently 28 2. Without a Claim of Right Made in Good Faith (bona fide) 30 3. Fraudulently 31 Temporal Coincidence 33 Larceny by Finding 33 Larceny by Trick 34 Larceny as a Bailee 38 ASSAULT 41 Degree of Injury 41 Common Assault 42 a. Psychic Assault 42 b. Battery 44 Mens Rea 47 Intentional Assault 47 Reckless Assault 47 Negligence 48 Aggravated Assault 48 a. Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (ABH) (section 59) 49 b. Reckless GBH or Wounding (section 35) 50 c. Maliciously Wounding/GBH with Intention to Inflict GBH (section 33) 51 SEXUAL ASSAULT 54 Actus Reus 54 a. Sexual Intercourse 54 b. Absence of Consent 55 Common law Rules 57 o Doctrine of marital immunity abolished at common law (L 1991) and under statute (s61T(a)......

Words: 31227 - Pages: 125

The Note

...The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note. The note....

Words: 271 - Pages: 2

The Ultimate Sacrifice

...The Ultimate Sacrifice: Trading Everything for Love To sacrifice is to give up something precious in order to gain or maintain something worthy, such as a cherished relationship. Often we sacrifice what we love the most for the sake of family, friends or anything that is dear to us. We sometimes do this to be a part of something bigger than ourselves, or to contribute to a greater cause. Every day, men and women sacrifice their jobs and career aspirations for their families. Giving up their own individual passions and eradicating their future plans illustrates the true nature of sacrifice and a powerful force commonly known as love. Philosophy expert, Aaron Ben-Zeév states in his article from “Psychology Today,” “relationships require few sacrifices and more compromises” (Ben-Zeév). However, through examining Khaled Hosseini’s famous novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, I determined that love always requires sacrifice. Amongst the growing conflicts of the Middle East, the fates of two Afghani women are interwoven as they are both forced into a marriage (with the same man) that does not represent genuine love. Instead, they are enslaved to a relationship dominated by physical violence and backlash from their cruel and abusive husband, Rasheed. They are in a constant struggle with suffering and hardships with the only thing left to live for being hope alone. In Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns, the tragic theme of love and sacrifice is unveiled as the lives of Laila...

Words: 1429 - Pages: 6

Hinduism and Its Ultimate Reality

...  Hinduism and its ultimate reality   After Christianity and Islam Hinduism is considered to be the world's third largest religion by quantity having approximately one billion followers and in the history of human civilization it is regarded as the oldest living religion. About 5,000 years back it made foundation in the Indian region. Beside India it has spread an immense effect in Nepal and some other south Asian countries where Hinduism governs the way of life. In India the word ‘dharma’ is preferred which makes broader sense than the western term "religion". Hindu traditionalists prefer to call it Sanatana Dharma which means the eternal way or the eternal law beyond human origins. Hinduism consists of a variety of thoughts on ritual and theology, but has secular order, no absolute religious power, no prophets, no influential body nor any binding divine book. Because of the widespread sort of ideas and customs covered by this religion. Hindus can make their choice to be polytheistic, monotheistic, pantheistic, monistic, atheistic, agnostic or humanist. The ultimate reality: - The ultimate reality in Hinduism has been termed as “Brahman”. Here Brahman does not mean the creator god Brahma or the priestly class Brahman. To the Upanishads Brahman is the spiritual, infinite, eternal, irreducible, omnipresent and conscious source of the mortal universe. Brahman is the subtle energy of life from which all physical or non-physical things in the universe have got their......

Words: 323 - Pages: 2

Excuse

...This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it. This is just an excuse to make an account. Ignore it....

Words: 265 - Pages: 2

Notes

...attempt to dictate my response. In these kinds of situations, children very clearly understand that history matters. * When you go into a doctor’s office for the first time, you invariably have to fill out an information sheet that asks about your medical history. Some of these forms are very detailed, asking questions that require information from rarely accessed memory banks. Why does a doctor ask these questions? The doctor is trying to construct an accurate picture of your state of health. Your health is heavily influenced by the past. Your heredity, past behaviors, past experiences are all important determinants and clues to your present condition. Whenever you return to the doctor, he or she pulls out a file which contains all the notes from past visits. This file is a history of your health. Doctors understand very clearly that the past matters. * Some of you might be thinking that these examples are not very compelling because they both deal with the very recent past—they are not what we think of when we think of history. Let me give one final example that is more to the point. In 1917 the Communists took control of Russia. They began to exercise control over how the history of their country ought to be told. They depicted the tsar as oppressive and cruel. The leaders of the revolution, on the other hand, were portrayed in a very positive light. The Communist government insisted that these leaders, and in particular Lenin, understood more clearly than any one......

Words: 13668 - Pages: 55

Bmw- the Ultimate Driving Machine

...and grounded in this philosophy. It is what differentiates BMW from other car manufactures. BMW prides itself on listening to its employees across all levels of the company. Employees are BMW Dream Factory encouraged to voice their ideas as regularly and as often as they choose. There is no such thing as a terrible or unconventional idea. In fact, being unconventional is what has set this company apart from other automobile manufactures. BMW takes the ideas and suggestions of its employees and turn them into innovative ways to make better cars. As stated on their website, “we have the freedom to stand by the leading-edge concepts of our engineers and designers, to protect unconventional thinking - and let great ideas live on to become ultimate driving machines.” (BMW of North America, LLC, 2009) BMW eliminated the barriers and constraints that usually limit workers in larger 5 organizations. They made the choice to use cross-functional teams and human networks to run its day–to-day operations. The company does not believe in the typical chain of command that you see in most large corporate companies. BMW is a place where thoughts, ideas and dreams come to life. The discussion of ideas and daily brainstorming, keeps the company alive, vibrate and innovative. According to Newsweek (Edmondson, 2006, para. 4), James Manyika states, “Crossfunctional teams look messy and inefficient, but they are more effective at problem-solving”. It allows for a free flow of exchange......

Words: 1476 - Pages: 6