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  • Should Voting Be Mandatory Essay

    America is the land of the free and the home of the brave and has been since our founding fathers established this great country. What makes America great is the ability of the people to do what they want without infringement of the government. This natural right to freedom of choice is what keeps the people satisfied with their government. Voting in the United States should not be mandatory because it would take away some of the people’s freedom, would not force uneducated or ignorant people to…

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  • Donald Trump Political Speech Analysis

    Politicians usually use directives and commissives in their political speeches. Perhaps, the commissives are even present to a greater extent than directives because the main characteristic of commissives is to express what the speaker intends to do. They are used by politicians to commit themselves to some future action. Like other politicians, Donald Trump also uses commissives in his political speeches. To restrict illegal immigration, President Trump has promised to build a wall on the…

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  • Essay On Liberalism And Conservatism

    In the United States of America, people’s ideology ranges from conservatives to liberals and everything in between. People determine their political views based on what their family’s views are as children typically are greatly influenced by their parents’ views. However, other factors such as ethnicity, religion, gender, level of education, and even the areas they live in can determine people’s political views. I consider myself to lean more to the right on the political spectrum as I consider…

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  • Plato's Allegory

    Plato is the philosopher who has more influence on Western culture. At twenty he became a disciple of Socrates whom he considered his teacher and whose shameful death sentence left him marked forever. His ephemeral career in politics and as a founder of the academy led him to reflect on the problems that affect human beings. In this short analysis I will explain my understanding of the allegory of the cave and its different elements applied to today’s society base on my interpretation which is…

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  • Love In Hesiod's Theogony

    Myths serve to represent a culture's ideologies, and as they are passed down, they evolve to keep up with changing values, because they are only relevant if an audience holds the same values as those that appear in the myth. Therefore, Disney could not make a movie in which the Greek hero Heracles murders his first wife and children-part of the original Greek myth, rather the movie had a 'happily ever after' ending more suitable to an American audience. While the Greeks tended to have a negative…

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  • Similarities And Differences Of Athens And Sparta

    Athens was ruled by Archons, who were elected annually. Athens government had leaders who were elected through the same process we use today, Athens is known for being the birthplace of Democracy. These 2 civilianizations were based on 3 types of government you have the Monarchy, the Oligarchy, and the Democracy. The Monarchy is a government…

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  • Melians Argument Analysis

    to "invoke what is fair and right” and to allow them to remain neutral, declaring it unfair for the Athenians to want to force their rule over them. The Athenians, however, cared very little about their ethical and seemingly rational prepositions. Despite the Melians’ argument for fairness and righteousness, the Athenians responded: “you know as well as we do that right, as the world goes, is only in question between equals in power, while the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what…

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  • Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau's State Of Nature

    Final Assignment Richard Herbert Rowan University ¬ Philosophy and Society PHIL 09241 A.Jacob Greenstine October 30, 2017 In political theory the State of Nature is a hypothetical state that human beings lived in before they began to form governments. Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and John Locke, used the state of nature to theorize about the motives that led humans to create government structures and what those government structures should be. Of the three, Locke’s concept of…

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  • Recovering America's Exceptionalism Analysis

    there would be no violence and everyone would be happy with what they have, regardless of how little that may be. There must be some form of government to establish right from wrong and hold people accountable for their actions. Representative Democracy is different from other government systems because our power is vested in our people in a country where "all men were created equal." In other countries, your success is based mostly upon which family you are born into. If you are not born into a…

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  • Should We Vote People Do Not Vote To Vote?

    Citizens hold the power to arbitrate who the new Commander in Chief, also known as the president of the United States will be. Every four years’, in November states hold elections where all citizens go and cast a vote for presidency. Throughout history we have encountered numerous close elections, and to think that one small percentage of citizens that did not vote, could possibly have had a different outcome if they would have voted. Society has seemed to lost interest over the years in…

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