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  • 1984 Vs V for Vendetta

    1984 Vs V for Vendetta

    "A revolution without dancing is a revolution not worth having" (V from the film V for Vendetta). Since the first communist leader tried to over take a country, there has been another leader planning for a revolution. And Orwell was one to speak of how he sees the battle to be. Orwell has written several novels on the idea of revolutions against a superior government; one example would be Animal Farm and 1984. He has

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    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: Tommy
  • 1st Corinthians

    1st Corinthians

    1 Corinthians is a letter written from the apostle Paul to the Corinthian people. In this letter, Paul logically approaches and addresses many issues. He advises on the quarrels in the Corinthian church. He delves into the issue of morality, telling what is and is not appropriate. Finally, he directly broaches the subject of church matters and faith. Throughout the letter, Paul stresses the unity of the church as well as an all-consuming devotion to

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Bred
  • 60's Fashion

    60's Fashion

    Fashion Fashion in the 1960's was far, far off from the decade that preceded it. The sixties was all about skin, sex and drugs. Now even though it was a time for the hippies to peace out with their pipes and for girls to run around in almost nothing out came a fashion icon whose timeless style still has her revered today. Jackie Kennedy, Due in part to her French ancestry, Jackie had always felt

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Basic Understanding of Science, Religion, and of a “whole” Reality

    A Basic Understanding of Science, Religion, and of a “whole” Reality

    A Basic Understanding of Science, Religion, and of a "Whole" Reality One of the most fundamental, yet mostly deeply misunderstood concepts in America is that of science. Let me be clear as to what specifically defines science. The systematic knowledge of the physical world, gained through observation and experimentation. This definition encompasses many scientific topics and studies such as the following: physics, chemistry, biology, ecology, zoology, astronomy, and so forth. One of the topics that

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    Submitted: May 3, 2011 By: thechaoticcrayon
  • A Child Called It

    A Child Called It

    I n David Pelzer's A Child Called It and A Lost Boy you found yourself engaged in an emotional roller coaster. These books were not only about David's story but about how he managed to survive his abusive mother and find himself while in foster care. Not only do you find yourself totally enthralled with these books you also began to become emotionally involved as well. In A Child Called It you see David as

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: David
  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange takes place in a futuristic city governed by a repressive, totalitarian super-state. In this society, ordinary citizens have fallen into a passive stupor of complacency, blind to the insidious growth of a rampant, violent youth culture. The protagonist of the story is Alex a fifteen-year-old boy who narrates in a teenage slang, which incorporates elements of Russian and Cockney English. Alex leads a small gang of teenage criminals through the streets, robbing

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: regina
  • A Closer Examination of Benjamin Franklin's Hierarchy of Divine Beings as Well as the Supreme Creator and the Justification of Their Continued Worship

    A Closer Examination of Benjamin Franklin's Hierarchy of Divine Beings as Well as the Supreme Creator and the Justification of Their Continued Worship

    One of the more interesting comments or assertions that Benjamin Franklin makes in some of his writings is his stance on religion and his own personal beliefs. These religious views that he holds are quite unique and maybe even controversial when you consider the strong position of the Christian church in his day and the way these ideals were sort of looked over by his fellow Americans. This is important to consider because contrary religious

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Max
  • A Comparison of Classic and Contemporary Philosophers

    A Comparison of Classic and Contemporary Philosophers

    A Comparison of Classic And Contemporary Philosophers Why is it so important that young children in our society receive a good education? The answer to that question is very simple; because they are our future. The old saying "the youth of today are the leaders off tomorrow" holds more truth than many people realize. By giving children a good start at an early age we are only helping ourselves as well as the children. A

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Edward
  • A Composition on Fate

    A Composition on Fate

    A Composition on Fate Fated To be Free Fate, is it fact or fiction? Do we believe that we are completely free to do what ever we want and that we alone create our destiny, or are we fated to follow some decided path and no matter what we do we are predestined to live out our life according to someone's plan? Now maybe the bigger question is how do we justify which way is

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Fonta
  • A Critical Analysis of Hobbes Law of Justice

    A Critical Analysis of Hobbes Law of Justice

    A Critical Analysis of Hobbes' Law of Justice Shawn Olson 2509748 10/10/2004 Introduction to Political Philosophy SW Holtman Of Thomas Hobbes' 19 laws of nature, the first three, which add consecutively up to his concept of justice, are by far the most influential and important, with the ultimate goal being an escape from the state of nature. The first law states that we should seek peace, and if we cannot attain it, to use the

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Top
  • A Critique of Natural Law

    A Critique of Natural Law

    A Critique of Natural Law Essay #2 Barbara Palombo 256 Pinevalley Crescent Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 2W5 Email: palombo5152@rogers.com Student #: 923621220 Phil 1002 6.0 Q Class ID: 1227265 Team Instructor: Carol Bigwood Natural Law is a concept that has caused ambiguity throughout the history of Western thought. There is a multitude of incompatible ideas of natural law that have caused even those who are in basic agreement on natural law theory to have opposing notions

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Day as a Gay

    A Day as a Gay

    This essay is the story of my life, in a way. "A clean heart create for me, God; renew in me a steadfast spirit." Psalm 51:12 I was raised in a close, loving household and went to parochial school. When I began to experience attraction to male peers in junior high school, I didn't know what to make of the feelings. Mostly, I stuffed them down, decided this was an adolescent phase, and went along

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Fake Promise

    A Fake Promise

    The American Dream, along with the escape from the calamities of one's home land has always been the primary reason that immigrants are so drawn to America. Although the American Dream remains one of the greatest attractions of the land of the free, it has faced heavy criticism. One of the main criticisms is that the American Dream is misleading, that it is simply not possible for everyone to become prosperous through determination and hard

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Tommy
  • A Film Comparison: Aristotle and Schindler’s List

    A Film Comparison: Aristotle and Schindler’s List

    The Judgment of Oskar Schindler Judge: "Members of the jury, we are present today to decide the level of virtue possessed by Oskar Schindler during World War II. It will be up to you to take in the facts presented by both the State and the defense and make an informed and unbiased decision. Please take extra care not to allow the influences of other philosophers, such as Hobbes, Mill, and Kant, interfere with your

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Tommy
  • A First Class Fool!

    A First Class Fool!

    A First Class Fool! What is the purpose behind Glaucon's "Ring of Gyges" example? Do you think he's correct that the moral and immoral person would behave the same if granted the power of invisibility? Does this establish the claim that it is better to be immoral than moral? First I have to say that I hold Philosophers in general including Plato in the highest regard, and I do agree with Plato on that Philosophers

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    Submitted: April 21, 2011 By: n_barghouty
  • A Grim Perspective

    A Grim Perspective

    Kyle Curry Patty Petelin English 105 October 8, 2007 A Grim Perspective "Everyone sees the field not the flowers that make up the landscape. Pay attention to the brush strokes that complete the masterpiece." Sunny Meledrez Curry I'm convinced that some mothers are just life geniuses. Take my mother for example. As she made breakfast for all of us kids in the morning, she gave us the advice for the day. That was the only

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Jessica
  • A Hero in a Loincloth and His Methods

    A Hero in a Loincloth and His Methods

    Can one individual make a difference? The movie Gandhi depicts Mahatma Gandhi’s peaceful struggle for independence of India and equality among the Indian and British. He, alone, successfully prevented multiple acts of violence with the use of nonviolence. Through this, Mahatma Gandhi becomes a selfless hero whom is trusted and respected despite going too far with some of his methods. Mahatma Gandhi has been and still is a hero, inspiring generations to come. Onelook.com defines

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Bred
  • A Home Is Not a House, Reyner Banham

    A Home Is Not a House, Reyner Banham

    Student’s name: Dilara Murzagaliyeva Tutor’s name: Catalina Essay due on: 9th January 2015 Architect’s Writing: A Home Is Not A House, Reyner Banham AD 473 – First Year Studio: Architecture Humanities I Essay (1800 words) [1]Reyner Banham has been one of the widely recognised and influential writers on architecture and design. Raised as an engineer Reyner had a unique vision towards the contemporary modernism in the architectural design. His uniqueness was the result of the

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    Submitted: March 16, 2016 By: Dilamur
  • A Joke That Is Not So Funny

    A Joke That Is Not So Funny

    A Joke That Is Not So Funny "Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day" (Russell). From this quote from Anton Chekhov, one can tell he viewed life

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Life Sketch of Plato and His Works

    A Life Sketch of Plato and His Works

    If Thales was the first of all the great Greek philosophers, Plato must remain the best known of all the Greeks. The original name of this Athenian aristocrat was Aristiclis, but in his school days he received the nickname "Platon" (meaning "broad") because of his broad shoulders. Plato was born in Athens, Greece to one of the oldest and most distinguished families in the city. He lived with his mother, Perictione, and his father, Ariston

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Look into Buddhism

    A Look into Buddhism

    "A Look Into Buddhism" This research paper is going to be about the ancient religion of Buddhism. One of the major religions of the world. A religion where it is not that one god or many gods that is worshipped, but where the religion's followers try to pursue the same path as its founder, in order to gain ultimate enlightenment. It is a religion which does not require the same amount of blind faith such

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Top
  • A Lost Love

    A Lost Love

    for i feel for a woman and yet i had only known her for a week, this sent me into a downwards spirel of dark and very deep depression which was brout on by the rejection on her behalf,,my end. i'm not exactly sure why i feel as storngly for her but yet am convinced that her and i are meant to be in some far away land where there would only be both of

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Mind Is a Slave of Passion

    A Mind Is a Slave of Passion

    A Mind is a Slave of Passion While he may best be remembered for his classic autobiography Confessions, St. Augustine was also the author of The Problem of Free Choice, which raises many questions and provides answers for a plethora of questions regarding human life and the ability to think. He titles one of the sections of his book "A Mind is the Slave of Passion Through its Own Choice" (MS). In this section, he

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Janna
  • A Moral Dilemma: Should Health Care and Public Education Is Granted to Illegal Immigrants?

    A Moral Dilemma: Should Health Care and Public Education Is Granted to Illegal Immigrants?

    Illegal immigration has been a complicated issue for the United States for the last century and a half. With the days of Ellis Island steamboats and open-door policies behind us, we are struggling to define the rights of those people who are coming to our country illegally. A multitude of issues arise from this situation: should illegal immigrants be able to work? Should they receive health care? Should they be educated in the public school

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Multitude of Truths

    A Multitude of Truths

    Alex Nelson CLS 101 Midterm Essay A Multitude of Truths Could you ever imagine living in a world where one plus one could not equal two? Living in a time where fact had little to no power over a higher authority. In this time there was a man named Galileo who had to put his very life on the line to fight for what he believed in. He was a man of science who was

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Need for an Enforcement Protocol for the Biological Weapons Convention

    A Need for an Enforcement Protocol for the Biological Weapons Convention

    The threat of biological weapons to any given nation has been a perpetual danger since its creation in the early 20th Century. Though it has not been used in either of the world wars or in any reported event thus far, nations' stockpiles continue to remain being a needless unconstructive deterrent by threat of use, even if unspoken. Biological weapons have never been used in wars due to its nature of being such a devastating

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A Philoshpical Approach to the Finding of God?

    A Philoshpical Approach to the Finding of God?

    The question of God's existence has been debated through the history of man, with every philosopher from Socrates to Immanuel Kant weighing in on the debate. So great has this topic become that numerous proofs have been invented and utilized to prove or disprove God's existence. Yet no answer still has been reached, leaving me to wonder if any answer at all is possible. So I will try in this paper to see if it

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Monika
  • A Philosophical View - Do Animals Have Rights?

    A Philosophical View - Do Animals Have Rights?

    Do Animals Have Rights? Should animals be harmed to benefit mankind? This pressing question has been around for at least the past two centuries. During the early nineteenth century, animal experiments emerged as an important method of science and, in fact, marked the birth of experimental physiology and neuroscience as we currently know it. There were, however, guidelines that existed even back then which restricted the conditions of experimentation. These early rules protected the animals,

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Andrew
  • A Raisin in the Sun

    A Raisin in the Sun

    Part A: One striking aspect in "A Raisin in the Sun" was in Act II Scene III, when Bobo gives Walter the news that Willy went off with the money for the liquor business. I honestly did not think that would happen. I respected Willy to be one of Walter's good friends. I thought they would invest in the liquor business together and make good money. I was in total disbelief when Bobo announced the

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Top
  • A Response to Descarts Meditation 1

    A Response to Descarts Meditation 1

    I think descarts was right about the only thing we can truly know is that we exist. All other thoughts, feelings, perseptinons and the like must be qustioned. Becuse we are human and to be human is to be falible. We can not assume that we are corect in our basic asumtions about anything. Even the idea that we do exist (in some context) must be qustioned. The answer to that qustioning must inevitably be

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Top

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