A Cruel World

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  • Demanding Instant Gratification: My Freshman Year In High School

    made a C. I called my Uncle Sonny and I cried. The funny thing is he was not sympathetic to me what so ever. This guy, my uncle on the other end of the phone, with his baritone voice, aggressively said, "Welcome to the World baby girl... 'Ain 't it Shit. '" I never saw the world of education the same any more after that day. I realized my best for high school was merely a filthy rag for college level work. This drove me as a student to do better than my expectations, to strive for something…

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  • The World Be Dangerous Essay

    The World Will Be More Dangerous Since ancient times, safety issues have been essential for both national and international aspects. Most of the time, there is a peaceful relationship within nations and countries, and the world seems to become safer and wealthier. In recent years, some people predict the world is becoming safer in many articles or reports. Many leaders of the countries devote their time to reach diplomatic, peaceful, steady relationships with other countries. When we see the…

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  • The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins: Personal Analysis

    a hobby or entertainment but as a chore or assignment. It wasn 't easy for me to just pick up a book, but one of my closest friends introduced the book to me and I gave it a try. It opened up my mind and kickstarted my imagination to a whole new world. Today its made me a better listener, interpreter, and reader overall; it was a experience worth going…

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  • Personal Essay: Growing Pains

    every day for about six months. On several occasions, I was nearly killed in various car accidents. By the time I was twenty-six years old, I had graduated from the School of Hard Knocks. Living independently in the world, away from my parents, taught me that people can and will be cruel. The last straw was when my boyfriend, with whom I was living, strangled me because he was disillusioned by a…

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  • Importance Of Sacrifice In Cormac Mccarthy's The Road

    The Importance of Sacrifice in The Road Cormac McCarthy’s The Road portrays a post-apocalyptic world containing nothing but the distinct loss of morality and desperate attempts to survive. In this cruel world, while most become bestial and corrupt, a father and his son struggle to find ways to stay alive while simultaneously keeping hope alive and staying humane in their ways. The sacrifices made by the man strengthen his relationship with his son and help maintain the only thing they have…

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  • Into The Wild: A Lesson In Sociology Class

    enough of the world he was currently living in and didn’t agree with how his farther was treating his mom. It was abusive, mentally draining and cowardly, it caused Chris to hold a grudge which in turn made him dislike society with people being fake. He was tired of people being materialistic and holding items or belongings that really mean nothing in the grand scheme of things. He was over money, fancy jobs, schooling and every other “thing” that people held with great regard. In his world he…

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  • No Speed Limit By Steven Shaviro: An Analysis

    scientific technologies; their world is really silence and peaceful. They do not have any great invention to improve their lives. Also, they are living under control of capitalist. The capitalism has separated the civilians into three different classes such as upper class, middle class and lower class. People who work for the upper class will get the benefits from the capitalism and have better lives. The capitalism is trying to steal stuff from the civilians. Today, the world has improved with…

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  • The Importance Of Cosmopolitan In Angela Carter's 'Puss In Boots'

    left the country? Is it possible to truly know about other parts of the world without first travelling there? Sure, cultures and people and places can be studied, but can you really understand it if you haven’t seen and experienced it? Because Puss, in Angela Carter’s “Puss-in-Boots” believes that he is a cosmopolitan, but never shows any signs of having ever left Italy. Without any doubt, Puss is knowledgeable about the world around him. He references operas, places, dances, architecture,…

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  • Natural Resources Essay

    desks, gasoline, and shelters. However, these raw materials are limited, they do not and cannot be replenish, yet our human are extremely dependent on them. As an undergrad student who’s majoring in Environment Engineer, I strongly believe that the world should be more concern and preserve our natural resources, otherwise, we would have no food left to feed our hungry stomach and no fuel to transport and travel. As a result, there would be no one left in this planet we so called it “home.” As…

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  • The Relationship Between God And God

    happens, but somehow still manages to develop a relationship with his children. Everyday thousands of Christians bring their trouble and problems to God, and he always stands ready with his arms open ready to forgive and love. Instead of ruling over the world like his people are his slaves, he talks and loves each one, for example in Romans 5:8 it says, “But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinner, Christ died for us.” Somehow God always forgives always loves and always…

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