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  • Manipulation In Ender's Game

    "Individual human beings are all tools, that the others use to help us all survive." -Ender’s Game. Manipulation is a key theme in the book, Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. Although in this book, it has many themes, Manipulation has a giant role in the life of Ender. The system pits him against the students who highly dislike him for his brilliant intelligence and the teachers just simply make it worse. But with all these thrown at him, Ender is still afraid of Peter and his actions on Earth.…

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  • The Challenges Of Alexander: The Great, The Great

    In 356 B.C. Phillip II and his third wife Olympias had a child named Alexander. At a young age Alexander was educated by a wise Greek philosopher named Aristotle. According to Plutarch, Alexander went against Aristotle’s advice to treat the Greeks as a leader, and the barbarians as a master (Plutarch 4). However, he treated them as friends and kinsmen so that his kingdom would not be filled with warfare, banishments and secret plots. In this way he could mediate and govern the world (Plutarch 4)…

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  • The Snake Warriors Summary

    “The Snake Warriors – Sons of the Tiger Teeth: a descriptive analysis of Carib warfare, ca. 1500-1820” by Neil Lancelot Whitehead Neil Whitehead, in his article The Snake Warriors analysed Carib warfare, uses historical texts’ to interpret Carib war culture and society anthropologically. He does this by first, describing Carib military tactics prior to European contact, discussing social and ideological context they were deployed, and also to analyze the effect European contact had on the…

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  • Beowulf: A Hero's Journey

    This is evident in Beowulf’s second battle, the battle with Grendel’s mother. Grendel’s mother is a symbol for all things that affect a person through their life. These obstacles could range from work related problems to personal issues. Beowulf started battle two with his experience in swimming due to his match with Breka a long time ago. Right before Beowulf leaped into the lake, he said to Unferth…

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  • Jeremy Black Indecisiveness Analysis

    Throughout Frederick’s campaign, he “could not spare the time for a lengthy pursuit of a single enemy.” For example, during the Battle of Leuthen, Frederick devastated the enemy by killing 10,000 Austrians and taking 12,000 more as prisoners.” However, Frederick had lost 6,000 of his own and could not effectively pursue and destroy the retreating Army. In most battles however, Frederick “usually lost more men than his enemies.” The time-consuming aspect of siege warfare further inhibited the…

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  • Feudalism In The Military

    through years of training. The vassals were also a key part of the military because they were the king's protection and fought in battles.A vassals job was to protect the king from being killed (Pattie). They were put into secret group during break battles.(GECOSAF5). Vassals owed the lords their military services and were loyal to him (Pattie). It was very important to be loyal to the leader because feudalism rotated around being loyal(Pattie) Chivalry knights very very important to the…

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  • Technology: The Impact Of Advanced Technology On The Military

    “ By the 20th century, military organizations confronted the problem of not only adapting to technological changes in peace time, but also the fact that war itself has inevitably turned up the speed of technological change”. The first Gulf War constitutes a turning point in the history of modern conflicts essentially because of the integration of technology into all levels of military operations. War was always been a declaration of hostility between two opposing groups clashed over a…

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  • Theme Of Honor In Beowulf

    accomplishments. A hero is willing to give up and do anything that will help them succeed. When given the choice between living a cowardly life, and dying a hero most would choose the latter. “Beowulf” by an unknown author, is the story of a hero, Beowulf who battles several monsters, in the search or honor. Greed and a need for honor are Beowulf’s downfalls. Certain traits are deserving of honor, a hero should take responsibility for the safety of their people. and a person’s deeds, shape their…

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  • Military Humanitarian Interactions Analysis

    1. “Lischer introduces three types of military-humanitarian interactions: “humanitarian soldiers,” “aid workers as government agents,” and “humanitarian placebo.” What are the key features of these three types of militarized aid? What are their potential implications for aid organizations and their intended beneficiaries?” “Humanitarian soldiers”- Involving the military in the provision of aid can grow stability and help make allies with other countries. It can also strengthen government…

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  • Moral Courage Theme Essay

    both of his battles, the odds were never in his favor. This did not stop him from remaining persistent and battling his disease. In his second battle with cancer, things were not looking so well for Zach. In the article “Zach Lederer wins over nation even in loss to cancer”, when Rhiannon Walker explains, “He had blood on his face, cords and IVs draping all over him, when he sat up and told his father to take a picture of him”(Walker 2). Zach not only stayed persistent in his own battle, but…

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