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    In the book Anthem by Ayn Rand, Equality renounce his relationships, reputation, and citizenship in order to achieve wisdom, freedom, and individuality. His determination illustrated that immense sacrifice is necessary to stand up for individual beliefs and to attain happiness. When he left his community, Equality gave up his friendly relations. Left behind were those that he worked with such as International, one of Equality’s best friends, and Union, who was familiar to Equality even though…

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    Chicago Museum History

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    The Art Institute of Chicago is a Museum and art school located in the Michigan Avenue near Grant Park, across Lake Michigan in Chicago. It is one of the most important art museums of the United States, along with the Metropolitan Museum of New York and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. It has one of the most important permanent collections of paintings of Impressionism and Post Impressionism in the world. Was founded in 1879 and was George Armour its first president. In 1893, the museum was…

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    Symbolism In Anthem

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    The song, “Viva la Vida”, by the British band Coldplay represents the beginning of the story, Anthem, by Ayn Rand and protagonist Equality 7-2521’s hopes to become a Scholar and the misery he faces with being chosen as a Street Sweeper. In the song, Equality says that everyone is else is equal besides “we, Equality 7-2521, who were born with a curse” (20). By aspiring to become a Scholar when he is fifteen, this future rebel desires to break his sui generis curse and start a new life. He…

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    ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan is a time when artists and creative minds alike are able to show their work and, if you will, bare their soul. On September 28, 2015 the sun is shining bright, scorching the skin of locals and tourists gathered around venues in the name of art. On the corner of Fountain Street and Division is the Fountain Street Church. The non-denominational, liberal church holds one of the best venues at ArtPrize. It is a piece of art itself with a tower standing tall above…

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    In the book Anthem, by Ayn Rand, everyone is supposedly equal. Life is the same for everyone on a day to day basis. This book is about life in a dystopian society, and the life of Equality 7- 2521. Equality is one of many and is seen just as equal as everybody else. He soon realizes that he wants to learn new things and wants to be different. Once he discovers a tunnel and electricity, he keeps it to himself until he shares the information with the world council of scholars. After they reject…

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    “All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual”(Albert Einstein). In Ayn Rand’s Anthem, all that is valuable in human society is gone. What is left is a collectivist society that justifies, and keeps their power in dominating ways. With the overwhelming weight of this system, it is hard to imagine how the protagonist, Equality 7-2521, finds an out and a different way of living. Anthem shows a collectivist society that expresses only…

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    The Japanese and Norwegian violation of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) moratorium on whaling are two distinct issues in my mind. In 1986 the IWC imposed a moratorium on whaling (IWC. n.d.) in order to protect the worldwide population of whales. I contend that the protection of whales, or any other species which are in danger of extinction is a positive and necessary step, but the protection of thriving species is unnecessary. Norway only allows whaling of minke whales (fisheries…

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    Have you ever felt controlled by someone? Equality 7-2521 and his brothers have felt controlled by the government of their society. In Ayn Rand's Novel, Anthem, the individual does not have very much power. The individual is not allowed to express himself, and is punished on account of expression, which is why the individual lacks potential and capability. First, Expression is not allowed which is one of the reason that the individual falls short when it comes to power. Equality 7-2521 is…

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    In the book “Anthem” by Ayn Rand the character Equality lives in a totalitarian society where everyone has equal rights. Everyone in the society is taught that they are equal to their brothers and sisters, that they are to think of everyone as equal and that nobody is better than others.Equality begins to change throughout the book in so that he is gaining an “ego’. Equality soon meets a woman named Liberty. Equality sees her different than the others. He begins to have feelings and begins to…

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    Prompt: Construct and develop your commentary using the assigned reading provided to you on authored by Dr. Michael Greve. “The AEI Federalism Project” is a program established by the American Enterprise Institute to provide a forum for the discussion of American Federalism. Your work should be an original interpretation of the content of the article and will address and answer the following: Develop an explanation for the principle of federalism, Address the concept of competitive federalism,…

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