Erich Ludendorff

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    Allegedly, the Imperial Army and the nation as a whole were stabbed in the back by Jews, Marxists, and Republicans who would later seize power of the country, overthrow and revolt against the monarchy, and the install the Weimar Republic- making what was thought to be an almost positive victory into a defeat instead. Die Dolchstoßlegende was put forth by General Erich Ludendorff and quickly embraced by the General Staff who wanted to rid themselves of blame for losing the First World War. Ludendorff offered this notion up as reasoning for Germany’s loss, victimizing himself and the military by villainizing civilians. A separation was made between the military and the politicians, civilians, and government members as blame was shifted to the civilians of the Weimar Republic, not the General Army, who signed the armistice that ended the war and admitted German…

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    Hitler ordered the destruction of the bridge in order to keep the Allied Forces from advancing. On 7 March 1945, an American recon team reached a hill overlooking Remagen. When they discovered the Ludendorff Bridge still standing, they launched a full scaled assault (“Capturing the Bridge at Remagen, 1945”, 2008). As the Allied Forces approached the bridge they began to take heavy machine gun fire. The German Army blew the bridge, once the charges were ignited the explosion happened.…

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    The articles “Just Do What the Pilot Tells You” by Theodore Dalrymple and “Disobedience as a Psychological and Moral Problem” by Erich Fromm both can be linked to the movie A Few Good Men. The article by Dalrymple is about himself sitting on a plane with a woman when she expresses that she doesn’t obey authority. He gives her several examples of how she obeying authority blindly and that obedience is far from abnormal. The article by Erich Fromm tells us that mankind is taught to obey orders and…

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    The great Erich Fromm once said “Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.” This quote gives a great idea of how we as people countlessly want something, yet we are never satisfied, especially Americans. As a fellow American citizen, we are constantly consuming things we do not need but why? Why do we constantly obtain unnecessary accessories? American’s consume so much because we are influenced by media,…

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    This was the moment of my life in which it was full of excitement and anxiousness. It was my last year in middle school and soon I was going to face high school. It was already May and before school ended I had a field trip of my art class to attend. It was one of those field trips that only a few kids were selected to go. From the whole class my teacher only chose 6 students to go. The group of students he selected included me and my best friend Serena. Serena was a very shy and quiet person…

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    Final Arch is a class designed for all incoming freshman to take. The class teaches you all about Notre Dame, Catholicism, how to make it through four years alive and we had a little fun along the way. I will admit that I really did not want to take this class; I thought that it would be a waste of time and money. Contrary to what I thought I really enjoyed and was glad that I took this class. We talked about many different concepts over the semester. Three stood out to me the work of the…

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    In Testaments Betrayed Milan Kundera describes a situation during the Prague Spring where someone’s private life is intermixed with their public life. This person was Jan Prochazka, who was a major figure during the Prague Spring. Prochazka commonly had conversations with a opposition figure, Professor Vaclav Cemy and their conversations were recorded and broadcasted throughout several radio stations. Milan Kundera depicts this as a horrid act and explains how people, no matter who they are, act…

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    Set B Bedroom Observation

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    I was on October 6 is Tuesday we had to go at Set B room arrive because don't know a place at third-floor conference room never to touch before needs someone people. I use to show my phone post on facebook page for Texas Southmost College of events in an Awareness Month is today for Through Our Eyes with campus. I was helped me can ask person is woman in the work office front at Set B to know where at place is third floor top in the elevator then into saw coming students, some teacher, and…

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    Creator Mindset Essay

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    How To Be The Best You Can Be In College There are two different types of mindsets in this world. You can have a creator or a victim mindset. A creator mindset is where you find solutions to your problems, they have what you call personal responsibility. Victim mindset people are the ones who make excuses for themselves to make it feel like they are not at fault for their actions. These two kinds of people are usually in a different time period in their life, either they are not mature enough…

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    A prominent humanistic psychologist called Erich Fromm wrote a book called To Have or to Be, in which he describes two opposing orientations to living life. These orientations are the having orientation, and the being orientation respectively. In short, he describes the being orientation to life as living life in such a way that values objects above all else. Be it living life for money, or living for the next edition of the iPad, the concept of the having orientation encapsulates the rampant…

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