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Banned Books: Lord of the Flies
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Banning or challenging books consists of reviewing and regulating material considered to be offensive or unlawful. Usually, governments, religious institutions, and other authorities practice book banning in literature “seen as being in... (more »)
WWII and the Cold War: The World's...
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World war II brought countries together as quickly as it tore them apart, resulting in many conflicts that plagued our countries, regions, and most definitely the entire globe.  Some of these issues were resolved while others remained,... (more »)
Civilizations of the Past
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When studying global history there are innumerable periods where civilizations made substantial achievements in which are til this day well regarded and adapted throughout the world.  Examples of these wondrous civilizations include the... (more »)
An Analysis of Machiavelli and Descartes
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The concept of humanity’s indecisiveness in its entirety is a theme overwhelmingly reflected by philosophers of contemporary times. Now a dominating staple of the discipline, the thoughts of former savants did not always reflect this... (more »)
Blaise Pascal's "Thought" Essay
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In his fragmented work “Thoughts” Pascal derides several perceived pillars of human society. At the core of his criticisms lies the notion that people are mistaken. Mistaken, in the sense that they believe aspects of their common society are... (more »)
Inviolate Inner Heart: The Hopeful Future of...
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The dystopian novel 1984, written in 1948 by George Orwell, offers a startling prediction of the year 1984. Although that year has come and gone and many of the horrors depicted in the book never came to be, the novel still holds relevance to... (more »)
Public Education: Who Dictates What is Useful?
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As time goes on and opportunities for employment and careers shift and change, I think that the emphasis on "practical skills and learning" is obsolete. The concept of "useful" is now a fluid term that means different things for everyone, and... (more »)
An Essay on Varying Cases of Language...
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Google defines language as, “the method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way,” and, “a system of communication used by a particular country or... (more »)
Vision and Souls in Jose Saramago&'s...
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The eyes are the window to the soul. Love at first sight. Among the blind the squinter rules. Oft cited traditional proverbs, these platitudes reflect the mystery and power associated with eyes in human culture. In Saramago’s Blindness,... (more »)
The Rise and Fall of Fitzgerald’s American Dream
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The Roaring 20s was a decade of great social, political, and economic change that swept a new culture and generation across America. People moved into cities, found a way around prohibition, and spent their newfound money on consumer goods like... (more »)
The Effect of Discrimination in Maya...
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The topic of discrimination is intricate, controversial, and multifaceted. It is the weapon of bigotry, and targets people for belonging to a certain group, be it based on gender, religion, race, or something else. It can be explicit, implicit,... (more »)
Conquered by Love
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Love is powerful. They say that love can conquer all obstacles in its path. Even conquer those in love. Love drives us to act in ways we could never imagine. But when many hear this, usually eros, romantic love, comes to mind. But what about... (more »)
Whatever Happened to the Sound of Music?
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Anna Goldsworthy fears that the younger generation will soon be completely oblivious to her life’s passion. The Australian pianist says, “It is difficult to escape the fact that my audience is several decades further down the road... (more »)
The Aesthetic Bibliorectsatraction
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Since the beginning of mankind, inventions have shaped the society, and they allowed it to gradually become how advanced it is today. Inventions have been created for almost everything imaginable, yet the small issues are the ones that lack a... (more »)
Heathiest Option
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Sonic Drive-In is a fast food restaurant, their milkshakes are appetizing, yet almost all of its milkshakes contain at least 1000 calories (“Sonic” 1) . In fact, the US is ranked number ten on a list of the most obese countries... (more »)
Immigration
By , Parsippany, NJ
Illegal immigration has been one of the United States’ concerns for a while. Even though some are in the country illegally does not mean that they aren’t still people and that they don’t deserve to stay in the United States. There is a... (more »)
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