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    2001 Space Odyssey

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    with the members of the space crew in a casual relationship, not implying that he would soon go down a path of destruction and malfunction because he slowly displays indication of emotion. HAL’s superiority could essentially rival human intelligence but due to HAL realizing his fragile state and enduring an “emotional crisis” he begins to dwindle into a path of destruction. “Art is a battle with obsessive unconscious forces and the enemy is the unconscious mind” (IDK HOW TO FIT THIS INTO THE ABOVE SENTENCE) (Murdoch, page 117). In the film, Dave Bowman and Frank Poole have a conversation concerning HAL and disconnecting him, but they were not aware that HAL was reading their lips. In order to survive HAL kills Poole while he went to fix the ship, for the AE- 35 unit used for communication that HAL reported being faulty, and Bowman attempt to save Poole but it is too late. During the time where Bowman is trying to retrieve Poole, HAL murders the hibernating members and locks Bowman out from the spacecraft which correlate to the quotation of “art as the telling of inconvenient or subversive truth” because HAL tells the truth by murder (Murdoch, page 114). Toward the end of HAL’s existence he starts to make irrational and unethical decisions that unfortunately ends in the death of all but one space crew member. This can be seen through the text, “human production encounters and enormous variety of ways of trying things out, rejecting them, succeeding or failing” because in the…

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    Question 1 (practical experience) What is your knowledge of the beach and surf environment? Please give details of any previous experience of lifeguarding, lifesaving and first aid. My family has had a beach hut at sandbanks since before I was born and therefore a lot of my time in the summer growing up was spent at the beach. Also, for about a year I attended a junior lifeguarding club twice a week at the Poole Dolphin Centre, and on numerous occasions we went to the beach in the evening to do…

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    After he would conquer a region, he would require the defeated Saxons to convert to Christianity, and be baptised. When the war finally ended, the terms Charlemagne laid out for and accepted by the Saxons included, “...namely that they would reject the worship of demons, abandon their ancestral [pagan] rites, take up the Christian faith and the sacraments of religion, and unite with the Franks in order to form a single…

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    The concert that I will be critiquing is the late Amy Winehouse, Live at Shepherds Bush Empire in London, England. On May 29th 2007, solo artist, Amy Winehouse performed along with her backing band, a soul group called The Dap-Kings. I chose to view this concert because Amy is my all-time favorite jazz/ soul singer. Amy performed songs from her masterpiece album "Back To Black" and a few songs from her debut album, "Frank". The Dap-Kings, male only band, consists of Dale Davis on the bass, Zalon…

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    Charlemagne Dbq Analysis

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    Charlemagne reformed Europe for the better. He was a real force in the European empire; his people idolized him during his reign. He really innovated the empire. Charlemagne united the Germanic tribes because he forced them to convert to Christian (R) (P), he had a good relationship with foreign dignitaries (P). Finally, he created a one rule set.(P) (S) Charlemagne forced the Avars to accept Baptism. For example the document shows,”Charlemagne's armies would force the Avars to accept…

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    Alfred the Great, the famous Saxon King during the late 800s is the main character in G.K. Chesterton’s The Ballad of the White Horse. History tells us that Alfred is the one responsible for protecting England’s Christian religion from Danish pagans in England. Alfred lost much of his authoritative power as a result of the successful attacks from Danish tribes. Reacting quickly, Alfred constructs an army by asking three of his closest friends, better known as chiefs, to each assemble an…

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    Charlemagne is considered as “the father of Europe.” During the years that Charlemagne ruled, he made many contributions for the future of medieval Europe. “Charlemagne was a determined and decisive man, intelligent and inquisitive. A fierce warrior, he was also a wise patron of learning and a resolute statesman.” (Spielvogel 215). Although Charlemagne corrupted the system of government to where we would maintain power, Charlemagne made many contributions for the success of medieval Europe. The…

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    Joan of Arc A simple, small farm girl made a great difference when possibly saving the French from the English command. She is an inspiration who would lead the French to many victories. This inspiration is knows as Joan of Arc. Joan of Arc a girl living in a small town had enormous dreams of forever fighting for her country. Joan wanted to show to the world that even if you didn’t know how to read, write, and have no background with the military you can still be able to do amazing things. Joan…

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    Charlemagne's Reign

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    Charlemagne’s reign is a key piece of medieval history that shows how he founded the Holy Roman Empire and changed many key aspects in Medieval Europe such as cultural and political reforms. In the preface for Life of Charlemagne, written by his administrator and long-time friend Einhard, Einhard gives several reasons for writing this biography. The questions posed is what are the reasons for writing this detailed biography? What do they say about Einhard’s sense of himself, and the time he…

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    The Carolingian Empire was established by Charlemagne in 800 and would lead to a several generation split into several Carolingian kingdoms. Charlemagne and the kingdoms of his grandsons Louis the German, Charles the Bald and Lothar represent the rise and fall of a would be empire. Each of these kingdoms had their strengths and weaknesses that would ultimately influence the further progression of Europe. The Carolingian kingdoms were responsible for the unifications of the Anglo-Saxon people…

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