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    God, Design, and Critiques When discussing the arguments from design for God’s existence a few names transcend into our thoughts higher than the others. St. Thomas Aquinas, William Paley, and David Hume are these people. Aquinas was born in the year 1225 and was a Dominican monk. Paley was born in 1743 and worked as the archdeacon of Carlisle. Hume was a skeptical empiricist born in Scotland in 1711. They have used their brain power to write various literature discussing whether the design we…

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    The statehouse is built in the Greek Revival style which is a design type based on the buildings of Ancient Greece. This was popular in the US from 1820 through the early 1860s. It’s a masonry building consisting of Columbus limestone on the exterior which was taken from a quarry on the banks of the Scioto River. I chose to describe the architectural elements of the back side of the statehouse. Looking at the portico at the center of the building, the top contains the pediment space. The sima…

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    Hellenistic Architecture

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    the temple, palaestra, which existed in every Greek city. Everywhere on the slopes of the hills there are stone theaters - the most notable were built in Delphi, Dodona, Oropos, Priene, Pergamum and Syracuse. A universal distribution of the Ionic order became popular in the temple architecture, especially in Asia Minor. The reconstruction of the temple of Artemis in Ephesus continued, a magnificent temple of Apollo was built in Didyma near Miletus, the construction of which lasted almost 200…

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    Tennessee is filled with a myriad of sophisticated structures that are distinctly influenced by Greek and Roman architecture. The Grand Lodge of Tennessee of Free and Accepted Masons is merely one of the numerous buildings in Nashville that attempts to adopt the standards of Greek Classism. It immediately catches your attention with its regal appearance due to the largely scaled structure, intricate detailing and high relief columns projecting from the construction. After observing such an…

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    In medieval times, when knights fought for honor and maidens were simple spectators of matters that were deemed too demanding for them, there existed an extolled code of chivalry that men were expected to live by. Knights were supposed to be brave, loyal, honest, generous, and kind. They were expected to defend the weak, be fair to their opponents, and respect women. However, it has been a long time since the 1100s and society has changed a lot since then. And while chivalry has clung to life…

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    Chivalry is the combination of qualities expected of an ideal knight, especially courage, honor, courtesy, justice, and a readiness to help the weak. Basically a male being a gentleman to a female and i feel as if today chivalry is both dead and alive. Im guessing it has to do with generation wise. I witness chivalry being alive from the actions of my grandfather. The way he treats my grandmother, is very chivalrous. He helps her when needed, he never disrespect her nor her name. He would stay…

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    With a reassuring click, Nick locked his office door and strode silently down the darkened hall. After spending most of the day studying the golden Tablet of Sekhmet in his office, his shift at the history museum was over, and he was ready to head home. The tablet, discovered two years ago in the tomb of an ancient Egyptian king, was surrounded by myth and lore. Inscribed on it were prayers and spells to promote a safe passage to the afterlife, along with a warning: “Thieves beware, for this…

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    The Birth Order Every family is unique, not one person is the same, and everybody has different personalities. In the article “The Achiever, the Peacemaker, and the Life of the Party: How Birth Order Affects Personality” by Dr. Gail Gross, she explains these scenarios about the birth order and how you may relate to them. Living with my aunts and being the youngest makes me relate to the last scenarios. But later on when my mom had my brother I became the oldest and, I matured, then I started…

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    Many people create bucket lists of historic places they’d like to visit on dream vacations and adventures that span the globe, or seek to soothe a sense of wanderlust created by travel books and geographic television shows. Many people include on their list the Parthenon in Greece, to get a feel for how life was for a culture so influential on so many in our modern day and age. Or perhaps some people prefer the mystique surrounding Stonehenge in England, a relic of times past and shrouded in…

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    could not be published until changed to fit their requirements. If the church can control what is massively produced, they can control what is massively seen by the general public. They used this power to subdue the beliefs they do not agree with in order to ensure there are not any “malicious” ideas being shared which could hurt their…

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