Dictator game

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  • Comparing The Lottery, The Hunger Games, And The Island

    essay. First, there is fascism, a political system headed by a dictator in which the government controls business and labor and opposition is not permitted. Then there’s totalitarian dictatorship, in which a dictator has overall control and there is complete allegiance. Last but not least, there’s hope and the antithesis hope. Hope is a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. The antithesis of hope is expecting for something not to happen. Many traditional and totalitarian systems of government utilize hope and the antithesis of hope to help control, regulate and manipulate its citizens. The short story and movie “The Lottery”, The Hunger Games, and The Island are all examples I will use to further illustrate this point. In the movie and the short story “The Lottery” a traditional system of government was used. The Lottery itself was a traditional drawing that took place on June 27th in a small place called New Hope. Whoever won the lottery was stoned. If there was anyone that questioned the lottery and how it…

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  • The Powerful Transfers Of Power In Indonesia

    During the time of Indonesia’s two successive dictators, the country held elections, but there was only one party, the Golkar party, to choose. Since Soeharto’s downfall in 1994, an enormous number of parties have entered the political battlefield to represent Indonesia’s geographically and economically diverse population. Twenty-four different parties won seats in the 2004 parliamentary elections and twelve gained seats in the most recent parliamentary elections in early 2014. Instead of one…

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  • Watership Down Analysis

    almost did not make it out alive. As he is telling his story, Hazel notices his injuries and begins to tend to him. He lies beside Holly and notices that his ear is cut and bleeding as well as covered in dirt. As he cleans it to try and soothe Holly, he remarks, “It’s a pity they didn’t clean you up as well. That dirt’s dangerous.” (162). Hazel, on more than one occasion, sees to the welfare of his brothers. He cleans and nurses them back to health immediately. Hazel does not see himself as a…

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  • The Balance Between Good And Evil In William Golding's Lord Of The Flies

    are the only thing we’ve got!” (91) when the boys begin to defy them and disrespect others. Being a firm believer in working together, he suggests the idea for assemblies that will “decide things” (79). Golding’s utilization of words such as “we,” “everyone,” “debate,” “meeting,” and “fundamental statements” indicates Ralph’s democratic values. Contrary to democracy, a dictatorship possesses authoritarian values that are expressed in the plot through Jack. From the start, Jack challenges Ralph’s…

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  • Animal Farm Comparative Analysis Essay

    George Orwell A Comparative analysis George Orwell’s Animal Farm (1945) and Shooting an Elephant (1938) both share two major characteristic features, namely politics and history. Animal Farm is mainly an allegory of the Russian Revolution which took place in 1917. All of the characters in the story represents the biggest names in the Russian Revolution and the early start of the Soviet Union. The farm itself is also supposed to represent the Russian Federation, which they fight for in the…

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  • Eastern Vs Western Absolutism Essay

    Absolutism was a political theory created by the following individuals; Jean Bodin, Thomas Hobbes (somewhat), and Bishop Bossuet. The era of absolutism was a time, 16th to 18th centuries, when monarchs ruled with all power to themselves in most countries, especially in France. Absolutism was favored among monarchs because it gave them complete power over their country and did not have to answer to anyone but themselves. Western absolutist France and eastern countries were similar by focusing on…

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  • Pathos And Huctics In Mark Antony's Speech In Julius Caesar

    In William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar Mark Antony’s speech is more persuasive than the one Brutus gives because he uses better tactics and more powerful rhetoric. In his speech Brutus uses gravitas and ethos which in the end backfires because it makes his speech less relatable and portrays him as better than the plebeians. Mark Antony gives his speech after Brutus and he uses this to his advantage by using verbal irony and more specially sarcasm. Mark Antony uses pathos and exaggeration to…

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  • Analysis Of The Tyranny Of Experts By William Easterly

    William Easterly argues in his book The Tyranny of Experts that the support of autocratic dictatorships does not promote economic or political development in a more efficient way than what allowing a democratic and free regime to flourish would promote. He presents the idea that development experts who try to implement policies through dictators in order to promote the economic well-being of nations fail to support the economic or political well-being of individuals due to four things that…

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  • How Does Julius Caesar Make His Own Decisions

    free men?” (Act 3, Scene 2, Page 2). Brutus expressed this statement during his speech to inform what would happen if Caesar were to be living. Caesar shows his ways of leadership when he allows a coin to be made with a picture of himself on it along with the words “Veni, Vidi, Vigi” printed on the back of the coin. This was a Latin phrase that meant “dictator for life”. By having these words printed on the back of the coin, it showed where Caesar was leading to and how he viewed himself. Having…

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  • The Rhetorical Analysis Of Ain T I A Woman

    She seemed very intelligent because she brought up a great point that Christ was born from a woman and men had nothing to do with him. 5. People may remember it because this set off a domino effect allowing black woman to gain rights. The Great Dictator 1. He is trying to explain that the misery that we face now is just the passing of greed, the bitterness of man who fear the way of human progress. Also, the dictators will eventually die out and the power they took from the people will…

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