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    Analyzation of the Biblical Text in Luke 14:25-35 The writing in Luke 14:25-35 is an adaptation of the costs of being a disciple of Christ. The setting for this pericope is crucial because it gives people insight on what Jesus was doing at that time. Furthermore, the pericope opens with “large crowds were traveling with him.”(Luke 14:25, NRSV) meaning that the crowd found something in Jesus because they were traveling with him toward Jerusalem. Moreover, these ‘large crowds’ had left their homes to travel with Jesus, which is very important to know. John Nolland interpreted the opening as a, “paradoxical nature of the resources needed for discipleship.” Looking deeper into the text people begin to notice that there is no context as when Jesus…

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    Let Live Audience

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    college campuses. Focusing primarily on Pace, NYU, Columbia, and Marymount Manhattan College, but other than those few we spend more time promoting our event online. Digital This is the main way that our group’s event, Let Go & Let Live advertised for the event. With our age group from 18-24, we felt that they would like the social media and online aspect of promoting opposed to the physical kind. Digital advertising allows advertisers a unique, cost-efficient opportunity to reach a broader…

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    In his Far From the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy depicts the theme of true love. Whether one believes that love is blind, love has no boundaries, or that love is patient and kind, one fact remains consistent: love is like falling asleep—it happens slowly, then all at once. In Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd, Bathsheba Everdene experiences what true love means through the quest of courting three suitors during the course of the novel. She depicts what it is like to want to live on her…

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    that much. Graduation will be the number one thing on your mind. People will always try and convince you to go and to spend time and have a good night and yeah they are probably right in some ways that you will have a great time but its still not worth all the hype that is always made about it. When you 're a senior and you look back on all of the memories you’ve already made and then you look at the cost and the time that has to be put into prom you really wont want to have to spend all the…

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    “Democracy is a process that requires people to engage in discussions with those who disagree with them, and through discourse come to a deeper understanding of politics” (Fishkin, 1991). In our highly political climate, many deeply held beliefs are viewed as controversial. Often constructive discourse is shut down because issues are polarized and people can become angry and combative when met with an ideology that differs from their own. Deeply held views are difficult if not impossible to…

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    Symbolism is the use of a person, place, or thing that represents something beyond itself. Most often it’s something concrete or tangible that represents an abstract an idea. One example of symbolism in “The Lottery” is the stones. There is a reason that Shirley Jackson put on a crowd-generated death by stoning. In other words, stones allow everyone in the village to freely take part in the ritual, from the young children to Old Man Warner. The terror of "The Lottery" isn't just that someone is…

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    While it is not often true that magazine and mass media writers get the essence of a scientific study correct in their entertainment based interpretations, Alice Park of TIME magazine did just that in her article “Feeling Alone Together: How Loneliness Spreads” when interpreting and portraying the research done by John T. Cacioppo et al in their research “Alone in the Crowd: The Structure and Spread of Loneliness in a Large Social Network.” The overall flow of Park’s article is consistent with…

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    majority is talking about which then makes it hard for people who disagree with the majority to voice out their opinions. Sam Fiorella said it best, Public debate is the foundation of a progressive society and one we all relish. Yet, it’s mostly avoided on social networks. We praise the act of “whistle-blowing” through social media channels when people call out governments or businesses that are behaving contrary to publicly accepted morals and laws, but reject those who challenge groupthink and…

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    square. They appear to be average people, living ordinary lives. But a dark side of the community is revealed, supporting more of a dystopia society. The head of each household pulls a slip of paper from the familiar tattered black box, they are all blank, except one. The ill-fated Bill Hutchinson draws the only piece with a black spot, inadvertently marking his household for misfortune. Tessie, Bill Hutchinson’s wife anxiously protests. Mr. Summers, the town leader who prepares the lottery each…

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    The Crowd Film Analysis

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    The silent film, The Crowd, produced in 1928 by King Vidor is truly an American classic. This film takes place mainly during the 1920’s featuring the main character John Sims who since childhood always thought he was going to become someone important. However, he never really truly achieves that dream. This film showcases the struggles John and his family went through in search of that dream. King Vidor incorporates various film techniques from Cinematography and characteristics from Classical…

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