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    Dworkin, 1981; Dworkin and MacKinnon, 1988; Mackinnon, 1989) since 1980s have overwhelmingly stressed on criticising of pornography as a form of oppression to women. By examining the ‘effects’ of pornography on its male consumers, radical feminists have frequently amplified that negative effects, namely violence, sex addiction, intimidation, child abuse, and women as sexually objectified by men, of pornography have facilitated men for reinforcing the notions of patriarchy and masculinity. In order to comprehend the ways in which radical feminists such as Andrea Dworkin (1981) and Catherine MacKinnon (1989)formed their arguemnets of pornography as oppressive to women, it is viatal to acknowledge the theory of sexuality that has put forward by scholars (e.g. Haslanger, 1995) and radical feminists (e.g. Mackinnon, 1989). Accoridng to Haslanger (1995), it is vital to refer to social factors when defining gender (masculinity and femininity). In this sense, female’s sexuality (femininity) is socially regarded as submissive and…

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    Divine Law In Antigone

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    The play antigone evidently demonstrates the contention of common law and divine law.Here divine law is spoken to by antigone while mainstream law is spoken to by ruler Creon. Aside from this there are different characters in the play who maintains Antigone in the play the contention is not of identities but rather of ideas– the contention of standards. The ruler bolsters mainstream law while others underpins the religious soul that is divine law. In any case is the standard of the god in…

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    FIn his book “ Canadian Law: An Introduction Sixth Edition”, Neil Boyd truly says, Law is a crucial force. He further clarifies that it is the skeletal system that structures our economic, social, and political lives. Our attitudes toward law and the laws that we create-define us as citizens of our society, politically, economically, and morally”(Boyd 2015). Understanding different perspectives of legal philosophy, such as natural law, positivism, legal pragmatism, and feminism will help us with…

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    Sylvia Plath; Along with authors such as Virginia Woolf, Simone de Bauvoir and Marguerite Duras, is one of the biggest female authors of 20th century. The Bell Jar shares more characteristics with Sylvia Plath’s life than just a semi-autobiographical novel. The main character of the book, Esther travels to New York to work as an intern in a fashion magazine, just like Sylvia Plath did. They are both poets, who lost their fathers at the age of 8 and both Esther and Sylvia Plath slowly falls into…

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    Andreas Vesalius discovered modern day human anatomy that we use today to help us with surgeries, medical school, etc.. Vesalius discoveries have shaped our medical school to be the way it is today. His scientific reasoning has had an immense impact on the way we do things today. In this paper I will be discussing Andreas’ background/personal information, his college adventures, his inspirations, what was known before his discoveries, and other scientists alive at his time. Andreas Vesalius…

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    Loreno: A Short Story

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    The story that follows is red with the crimson life of so many humans long held in the arms of death. It is black with the evil of one inhuman man. And it is white with the purity of a soul untainted by evil or blood. This is Loreno’s story. The darkness enveloped him as he stepped out of the tall, regal office building. It was a late day at the office. He could never tell his wife why he was late. That would never do. No. She would have to remain in the dark. The man started to walk to his…

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    Andrea Palladio, one of the most influential architects [of renaissance] was born in Padua on Nov.30, 1508 and died in Vicenza on Aug.19, 1580. In 1521 he had an apprentice contract at a local stone cutter for a period of six years however after three years he moved to Vicenza and entered the association of mason and stone cutters. Around 1538 he met Gian Giorgio Trissino [while working on Villa Cricoli]; he saw the capability in Palladio and educated him. His architectural career began with…

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    XXJUN2012 PS208 Case Analysis of Andrea Yates…

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    The Reformation Dichotomy

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    The effects of reformation in the sixteenth century created ever lasting change in culture, politics, and religion. Various reform movements may have clashed, contradicted, or may have been completely parallel with each other either way all had one goal in mind. Whether it was fundamental differences with sacraments, papal authority, or corruption the goal was to place the fate of the individual in the individual’s hands. With the Church setting such an atrocious agenda the call for reform was…

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    Martin Luther Beliefs

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    “The Holy Spirit, who is not acquired through breaking images or any other works, but only through the gospel and faith,” reflected the great Protestant reformer Martin Luther. Luther decided to learn more about God at a monastery when lightning almost struck him. Although the monastery was a great part of his life in helping him learn more about God and His word, the true life changing part of his life was when he was studying the scripture Romans 1:17. This change of beliefs led to issues due…

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