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  • Celtic Bog Bodies

    Decapitated, dismembered, hung bodies. Sounds like a horror movie right? Close, but no, these are just the remains of Celtic bog people These people were either religious sacrifices, punishment or just a simple murder cover-up. These bogs were the epitome of the mummification of bodies. These people were the unfortunate ones who found themselves in that situation, but offer us a new insight on the life of the ancient Celts. These bogs have many different aspects that make this wetland stand out from others. A wetland is an area located near or above a water table. They also have a diverse amount of vegetation around the area. On the contrary, bogs are filled with water from only rain. They also are dominated by peat moss/sphagnum. The…

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  • Essay On Bog Mummies

    While harvesting peat soil for plants, you come upon a body. The body looks like it could have happened a month ago. You question yourself, is this a recent murder scene? However, it is a murder from thousands of years ago. Bog mummies are people that were accidentally mummified many years ago. They were people that were usually violently killed in sacrifice and thrown into a bog. They believed that bogs were a connection to the gods. The bog mummies were wonderfully preserved people,…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Unlimited Spirit

    What is the Unlimited Spirit, Limited Spirit and Corporeal Bodies? We differentiate three distinct types of beings here. One is the highest good in which nothing can surpass. This highest good is God; God is the only unlimited spirit with no end, no beginning and is not limited by space or time. The unlimited spirit has always been and will always be. The limited spirits are all the angels and human spirits that have a beginning, no end and the human spirits are limited by space and time…

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  • Arsenic And Old Lace Character Analysis

    On Saturday, I went and saw the play Arsenic and Old Lace at the Artisan Theatre in Bedford. A brief synopsis of the play is about a house that is owned by Abby and Martha Brewster with four others who reside in that house. One is Mortimer, Abby and Martha Brewster nephew, who is also in love with the reverend’s daughter, Elaine. Mortimer then decides to ask Elaine to marry him with which she responds yes to. Then after getting engaged, she goes and tells her father, the reverend. Elaine is now…

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  • A Rose For Emily Alone Essay

    tired of living.Unfortunately, death likes to take its time, it likes to mess with people because it knows it 's going to happen eventually. Death is the only thing we know for sure that is going to happen, people don’t know when, where or how it will happen, but they know it’s coming. In the short story, the author hints that Emily wasn 't ready and in denial of death. Emily was slowly but surely dying without her even knowing it. Furthermore, Emily had an unusual relationship with dead…

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  • Descriptive Essay: Timmy's Home

    checks every window one last time, and finding no lights or sounds outside, she lifts the pot up. It seems agonizingly heavy to her weak arms, and she hastily sets it down on the floor and lifts the lid. There is nothing but a large, grimy-looking chunk of meat in plain boiling water. They’ve eaten everything else there is, even the shriveled, unripe mini tomatoes on her decorative plant. It died more than two months ago, and the small, dried fruits tasted like sand when she tried to eat them. A…

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  • Descriptive Essay: A Case Study Of A Crime Scene

    are placed in large, clear plastic bag. After all the organs are pulled from the main body cavity, the head is next. The medical assistant scalps the hair and pulls back the scalp, there is a drill used to open the head if needed. In this case, the victim’s skull was fairly cracked and fell apart revealing the brain. The brain is taken out and cut as well like the other organs and bullets are taken out of the skull and photograph with measurements. The final steps, is…

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  • Sigmund Freud's View Of The Uncanny

    This characteristic and element is significant to the uncanny because it consists of things many people fear. According to Freud, “Many people experience the feeling [of the “uncanny”] in the highest degree in relation to death and dead bodies, to the return of the dead, and to spirits and ghosts” (Freud 13). In other words, it is common for people to have a fear of death, dead bodies, the return of the dead, spirits and ghosts. Many people fear death and do not want to die, but biology has not…

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  • Personal Identity Theory

    regarding personal identity in his chapter titled “The Self and the Future”. His thought experiments attempt to provoke answers to questions of personal identity. He presents situations in which bodies and brains are switched, and then asks the question, whose well-being ought I to be concerned with. By invoking concern, Williams is able to make the reader directly interact with the thought experiments, and, as Nozick points out, tend to come the conclusion “that the people have switched bodies”…

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  • A Soldier's Diary: All Quiet On The Western Front

    I feel like a rat, hiding in these trenches. There are more threats than the enemy in our own trenches. Swarms of lice and rats will kill us before the enemy gets the chance to. The trenches are just joint holes filled with mud, water and corpses. The mud and water gets everywhere: my rifle and clothes have to be cleaned almost every hour. Still after two weeks of fighting in France one thing that haunts me one the numerous corpses littered around the trenches. It’s the smell that stays with me;…

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