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  • Stan Grant's Speech On The Australian Dream

    A powerful speech by Indigenous journalist Stan Grant in which he says the "Australian dream is rooted in racism" has gone viral. Key points: Grant spoke about the impact of colonisation and discrimination in Sydney He said when Adam Goodes was booed "it said to us again, you're not welcome" Speech viewed more than 736,000 times on Facebook and 15,000 times on YouTube Grant addressed an audience in Sydney on the impact of colonisation and discrimination as part of the IQ2 debate series held by The Ethics Centre. The speech was made last year but was published online just a week before Australia Day. It has resonated with Australians, having been viewed more than 736,000 times on Facebook and 15,000 times on YouTube. In his address Grant was…

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  • Racism Is Destroying The Australian Dream Analysis

    wrongs in the only possible way they could. The Australian anthem was written by Peter Dodds McCormick, for many, is standing with dignity and agreement, but for Indigenous Australians a loss of identity. “Racism is destroying the Australian Dream” [Stan Grant 2015] and “Stand up” [Refern now 2013] share the topic of racism present in Australia specifically directed…

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  • Stan Grant's Argument Against The Australian Dream

    Stan Grant. An indigenous journalist who travelled to all the nooks and corners of the world, stands up to talk about the Australian dream which was built on racism and discrimination of their people.In the article, I saw a man of Australia arguing strongly that the Australian dream is not for all. He upholds his stand by stating the obvious racism and discrimination toward the aboriginal people of Australia. A group of ethnically diverse people who were eliminated and isolated by people of…

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  • The American Disconnect: Achieving The American Dream

    until he made enough money to invest in stocks. He became very wealthy after much hard work, achieving the American Dream, and becoming the epitome of the rags to riches stories that are so inspiring among Americans. Achieving the American Dream is a quintessential desire to native born Americans and immigrants as well. The American Dream is the opportunity for every American to create a great life for themselves based on economic prosperity and happiness. However, there are many definitions of…

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  • Racism Is Destroying The Australian Dream Speech Analysis

    article centres around Stan Grant’s debate during the IQ2 debate series held by the Ethics Centre in Sydney. The Indigenous journalist delivered an impactful and bold viral speech about the topic, "Racism is destroying the Australian Dream” sending ripples across the globe. One of the main points highlighted in the article is that the widespread racism in Australia is shattering the Australian dream. This is supported by the incident in which Adam Goodes, a prominent Indigenous Australian rules…

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  • The American Dream Personal Argument

    The American dream is the set of ideals that people see in the United States. These include things like democracy, rights, liberty, opportunity, and equality. The term “The American Dream”, was originated from historian James Thurlow Adams, in which who believed “that life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each per his or her ability or achievement” What Adams is saying is that everyone can succeed. No matter what ethnicity, culture or religion one…

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  • Descartes: The Dreaming Argument

    Descartes used the dreaming argument when he used the method of doubt to find the structure of knowledge and justification. The majority of people can say that they do not realize they are dreaming when they are. Sometimes, dreams are very realistic. Once a person awakes, he or she will realize it was just a dream. However, is there a way to find out if you are dreaming currently or if you are awake? This is where the dreaming argument comes into play: 1. In order to know anything about the…

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  • The Importance Of Hopes And Dreams In The Great Gatsby

    Hopes and dreams are what America is made of, known as the American dream, in The Great Gastby, Fitzgerald relates the American dream to a green light shown here in his statement, “Gastby believed in the green light, of the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter-tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther… and one fine morning--” (Fitzgerald 193) Fitzgerald leaving the sentence unfinished, Nicks believes of one fine morning,…

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  • Analysis Of Alaiyo By Joseph Asagai

    be to invest in Beneatha’s dream of becoming a doctor. A doctor is in general associated with a stable and satisfying income and could help lift the family out of their desperate situation. Which also helps that Beneatha is a kind and generous person, which she demonstrates by seeking to become a doctor out of the urge to help other people. Therefore, we can learn that she views herself more as member of a greater whole than as a separate part of the family like her brother does. However…

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  • The Importance Of Dreams In The Alchemist

    best book because of the lessons that happen throughout the novel. There are many times where many people go through journeys/obstacles and learn many things out of them, such as life lessons. The novel,The Alchemist, is about a young boy named Santiago that lives in Spain. The young boy has a dream to go to Egypt to discover his true destiny, which is a treasure. He once dreamed about Pyramids that lead him to his treasure. Throughout that journey he met many people. Out of every person…

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