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    Inequality among people has been going on for centuries. Equality is difficult to achieve when humans and the government are involved. Kurt Vonnegut’s short story “Harrison Bergeron” was written during a time when extreme measures were taken in order to obtain equality. Through his vivid descriptions and outstanding word choice the readers can see the struggles that the main characters encounters in their daily lives. An analysis of Vonnegut’s short story reveals the manipulation of people,…

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    Fly Away Peter

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    in a state of dangerous innocence” to a “soldier like the rest… a [man]”. Malouf reiterates the idea of Jim’s journey from child to man when “outside, for the first time since he was a kid, [he] cried”. Through the use of contrasting settings and binary opposites, Malouf is able to elaborate on the corruption caused by the brutality and nature of…

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    Schmidtz and Cohen stand at two almost diametrically opposed positions of equality. Schmidtz argues for an equality of treatment, while Cohen argues for an equality of opportunity. Schmidtz’s argument for equality of treatment implies that everyone should be treated the same, even if that treatment will result in others not being well off (Schmidtz 114). Cohen, on the other hand, argues that everyone should be treated the same in regards to improving society Cohen’s argument addresses three…

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    Inequality is a concept that has been around for centuries and it applies to many areas of human life such as education, income, and in some cases certain rights. Today many people are concerned about this concept of inequality and how it relates to people economically. There have been countless numbers of initiatives to close the gap between the different socio-economic classes. Having a more progressive tax system and raising minimum wage are the two most common tools that the public look…

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    Humanity tends to be going towards equality, even though there is a myriad number of differences between us, but we are actually heading toward it, however equality is a strong word with a vast number of meanings and most of us tends to consider it from his/her own perspective, as we know there is two types of equality (Formal and Substantive) we already have formal quality (which is advantageous) but we need more -but specific quantity of- substantive equality to fill up the holes which the…

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    Since the first planet orbiting a star other than our Sun was discovered almost 20 years ago, astronomers have detected over 3,000 exoplanets. Going forward, exoplanetary scientists have two major goals: detecting smaller, more Earth-like planets, and characterizing particular planets of interest. With the advent of the extremely large telescope (ELT) era soon approaching, these two goals will become increasingly intertwined as better instruments give us the power to study the atmospheres of…

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    Pulsar Research Papers

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    universe Imagine a star between four and eight times the mass of our sun exploding into a supernova. Next imagine watching the inner core condense into a sphere due to the enormous gravity of the star like there’s a new star forming in its place. This new star is so dense it smashes electrons and protons together forming neutrons which form a neutron star. This is the recipe for a pulsar. There are several types of neutron stars but this essay will highlight pulsars. When the star explodes it…

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    Use of Rhetorical Devices: Harper Lee vs. Martin Luther King To Kill a Mockingbird, a popularized historical-fiction novel by Harper Lee, and Martin Luther King’s notorious I Have a Dream speech, emphasize the hope for equality during the Civil Rights movement by using rhetorical devices such as parallel structure and repetition. Atticus’ closing argument in To Kill a Mockingbird encompasses the idea of prejudice and inequality under the law when Tom Robinson, a Negro, is accused of raping a…

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    Yes, I Do Work Like a Girl: A Real Issue of Gender Inequality in the Workplace Despite the recent debate over pay equality, the question simply boils down to: do women deserve to make significantly less than men do? Growing up in a educationally disadvantaged community I had always held the view that women didn’t hold management positions, however since enrolled in college my views have significantly changed. Many traditional cultures, including America, teach that men should lead in families,…

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    In town of Akron, Ohio in the year 1851, Sojourner Truth gave a moving speech in front of the Women’s Convention. In the speech, Sojourner Truth voices her thoughts on the discrimination of women, especially as a black woman. Throughout the story, Sojourner Truth uses personal experiences and allusion to convey her message. Her speech makes a strong connection to the audience to show that racism and sexism is happening everywhere, though men are denying it. In the speech, Sojourner Truth…

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