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    general application, but often narrow to describing a singular individual. Psalm 17:10 goes on to describe how the Antichrist attacks others. It all starts with an “unfeeling heart”. Psalm 36:1 “Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart. There is no fear of God in his eyes. For it flatters him in his own eyes, concerning the discovery of his iniquity and the hatred of it. The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good. He plans wickedness upon his bed; He sets himself on a path that is not good; He does not despise evil.” Sin is a snare for those whose hearts do not fear the LORD. Notice that sin takes on an anthropomorphic quality, flattering the person who is deceived by it. Such flattery comes full circle as it blinds the person to their own sinfulness. Recall what I said, Trump = SIN. He is steeped in sin to the point that he can no longer see it in himself. Sin hardens the heart. Jesus speaks to this in Matt 13:15 when He quoted Isaiah, “For the heart of this people has become dull (or hardened), with their ears they scarcely hear, and they have closed their eyes, otherwise they would see with their eyes, hear with their ears, and understand with their heart and return, and I would heal them.” Notice the Psalm 36:3 above says, “He plans wickedness on his bed.” It come, then, as no surprise that some of the most vicious and disgusting things Trump says comes from his Twitter account. What might surprise many is…

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    Animal Farm was written by George Orwell in 1945. His real name is Eric Arthur Blair who was born in Motihari, Bengal, India, in 1903. George Orwell is an English novelist, essayist and critic. He is best known for his novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four which were published in 1945 and 1949 respectively. Orwell formed many strong opinions about major political movements during his time including imperialism and communism. Most of his strong political opinions were influenced when he…

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    Flattery can make even the thickest skinned people believe you. A person can use just their words to persuade their audience. It’s an easy way to manipulate someone to do what you want. Throughout the play Julius Caesar, flattery is used to manipulate and convince the other characters. By using flattery, Antony is able to bring the Plebeians to his side through his speeches at Caesar’s funeral. First, “The noble Brutus Hath told you Caesar was ambitious… And Brutus is an honourable man”…

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    valid. By calling them ‘fellow clergymen,’ he makes the connection that they are in fact equals, that they work in the same profession, and that they all share a common ground. At the beginning of the letter, he tells his “fellow clergymen” that he normally does not reply to his critics or even write at such length, but with nothing else to do during the confined period in jail, he would attempt to answer “sincere criticisms” coming from “men of genuine good will.” Even in providing background…

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    and was unsure of what to expect. Professor Sebacher changed the way I looked at everyday scenarios, and gave me a new perspective on love, and relationships. Throughout the course, we completed multiple journal entries that really opened my eyes on the life I was about to live. It made me re-think some of the decisions I was considering, and really made me think about my view on life. This class made me think everyday, and really challenge myself on the daily topics. Flattery makes friends and…

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    Flattery and praise is given so freely that it may go unnoticed, when it crosses our lips or flows into our ears. But whenever you need someone to give you some motivation, to give you praise. Than it always seems that there is nobody around to lend you a helping and kind word. What would you do if you were on your own with depleting motivation? Everyone needs and deserves a little flattery and praise every once in awhile. Hearing praise about something you feel accomplished with and proud of,…

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    Comparing Themes

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    Comparing Themes Teenagers often use flattery in order to escape the wrath of their parents. Cleary and Aesop’s approach on this fable were different, yet both used the concept of flattery. Each theme has resemblance because of the same characters and story lines. For the theme of both passages, the authors portrayed both of them very clear and understandable. Oftenly, the author's tone helps develop the theme because it depends how he or she feels about the topic. This essay will show how each…

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    injustice, and that the reality and not the appearance of virtue is to be followed above all things, as well in public as in private life."(Page 122) Besides, the other topic Socrate claimed is about rhetoric. "rhetoric is of two sorts; one, which is mere flattery and disgraceful declamation; the other, which is noble and aims at the training and improvement of the souls of the citizens, and strives to say what is best, whether welcome or unwelcome, to the audience;"(Page 102, Line 3-6)…

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    Two American presidents traveled to a place where the people shared their political beliefs, however that city was surrounded by people with a different mindset. When Kennedy and Reagan went to speak in West Berlin, they shared their opinions of Democracy by using some basic rhetoric devices. Both presidents wanted to see the Berlin Wall taken down and greatly valued the ideas of freedom and human rights. Flattery can go a long way especially if those getting flattered already idolize you.…

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    The Nun’s Priest’s Tale is known as a mock-heroic poem and is considered one of Chaucer’s best works. The Nun’s Priest’s Tale uses elevated language, moral lessons, and stories within a story, devices that authors implement to add richness, detail, and depth to a story. Mock-heroic poems include all these devices as well. A mock-heroic poem describes the accomplishments of great warriors or characters with great talents by using fictional characters and literary devices to describe the hero’s…

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