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    The Totalitarian Manifesto For my ascent to totalitarian leader of Greenhill, the basic steps taken would be as follows: 1) create a popularize revolutionary ideology, 2) create the circumstance for the revolution to be incited, 3) promote myself to a position of power after the removal of the teachers and administration, 4) use propaganda and a secret police force to secure and retain my power, and 5) gradually reduce the overall rights and freedoms of the people until a totalitarian system has…

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    not, now we see mothers spending more time at paid jobs than at home. Utopias are over exaggerated predictions of what will happen in the future. It is shown in George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World that their predictions of American families losing family values are coming true by the increase in single parents…

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    I will be comparing Animal Farm by George Orwell and Lord Of The Flies by William Golding. In a Lord Of The Flies, young boys get stranded on a island after their plane crashes. After the plane crashed the boys try to make life livable on the island, but two boys Ralph and Jack fight over who gets to be the leader of the island. Eventually Ralph and Jack go head to head about who gets to be leader, and Jack wins because all of the younger boys go to his side. In Animal Farm, Mr. Jones the owner…

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    The French Revolution turned into the Reign of Terror. Under the leadership of Maximillian Robespierre, a new way of life for citizens living in France was being created. However, the only way to control the citizens to adapt to the new way to act and behave in society was through violence. Any individual who started to speak or act bad against the current government, was considered a rebel and would need to be punished. The guillotine was put and used to kill innocent people and set an…

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    freedoms, as shown in the novels Animal Farm, Lord of the Flies, and 1984. George Orwell’s novel, Animal Farm, shows that the key to a successful society is representation. Orwell uses farm animals as an extensive allegory to the Russian Revolution,…

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    Norcross compares the killing farm animals to the abuse and killing of puppies. In his argument he shares a story about a man named Fred, who was in a car accident and requires the puppies for gustatory pleasure. Fred’s gadivia gland was injured in the accident. This gland produces a hormone called cocamone that allows Fred to taste and enjoy chocolate. He discovered that only puppies that have experienced stress and suffering are able to produce this hormone. Fred thinks that puppies are just…

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    The week’s reading is The Origins of Totalitarian by Hannah Arendt. In this reading, she talks about the origins of a totalitarian state and how they, the power holder, strive for control. Some of the ways the power holders hold power is through the gullibility of the people being ruled and that the fear of their “freedom” being taken. From this reading, there were some questions that I had about it ranging from the rationale to her thinking to the freedoms that each citizen's had under a…

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    Reyner Banham, an architectural analyzer as well as a critic, tried to codify the then-upcoming structural campaign of Brutalism through his seminal December 1955 essay. He claimed that if an observer is introduced into an area of interest, then it would automatically be damaged for good. He also claims that Das Kapital had taken in the capitalist line so that the Marxists could have a rough time identifying it when they came across, and the widespread of concepts Freud that any client could…

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    Where is the Change? An essay inspired by Shooting an Elephant I would like to thank George Orwell’s Shooting an Elephant for providing inspiration for the essay you are about to read, and for teaching students around the world an important aspect of the human condition. I sat on the edge of the river bank, watching the ripples float past. As I looked out into the water it was then that I saw it, floating past with the grace of a swan. The only evidence of its path being the trail of…

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    The elephant in the village of the blind The elephant in the village of the blind is a traditional Indian story about a village where everyone was blind. A traveler came to the village with an elephant. The villagers did not know what an elephant was and the traveler asked them to see for themselves. Since none of the villagers could see, they had to touch the animal and draw their conclusion on what the elephant could be. Several villagers went and touched the animal. They all formed their…

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