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  • A Visionary In Car Crash While Hitchhiking By Denis Johnson

    on a long journey seeking true human emotion that has been missing from his life. The narrator was in a dreamlike state of not knowing what was reality and what was the appearance. Johnson has stated that he was high on drugs, amphetamines, and hashish that was given to him by the salesman,…

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  • Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde Language Analysis

    nineteenth century occurrences were commonly diagnosed (378). Many people who read the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in 1885, found the concept frightening, because they believed the events to be possible (378). This may be due to the common use of hashish, which was declared to result in the user displaying “murderous rage” (379). Today, the term “Jekyll and Hyde …” refers to a person who acts differently, depending on the circumstances (Thomason 205). Robert Louis Stevenson used plain…

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  • Saudi Arabia Research Papers

    The Southern Border Saudi Arabia is located in southwestern Asia, and is its linking point between Asia and the Africa. The majority of Saudi Arabia is the desert region 's environment and It has a diversity of terrain and climate. Saudi Arabia is a major axis in the national, regional and global decision-making. Saudi Arabia is characterized by large area compared to countries in the region, it also has a very long border with many countries. Each border of Saudi Arabia represents a challenge…

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  • Edward Said's Definition Of Orientalism

    Orientalism is a term which indicates how the West perceives the East as the ‘other’. Edward Said published his controversial book Orientalism in 1978, which talks about how Orientalism forms an inferior Orient, in terms of knowledge and domination. Edward Said opens his introduction by mentioning the Western’s misconception about the East arguing that “The Orient was almost a European invention” (Said 1). The Orient played a significant role in the creation of the European culture and it…

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  • Legal Highs Of Cannabis In New Zealand

    “Legal Highs” in NZ – Cannabis. Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants that comprise of three species, Cannabis indica, Cannabis sativa and Cannabis ruderalis (Guy, G., Whittle, B., & Robson, P., 2004). Cannabis exists in three main forms; marijuana, hashish and hash oil. The main active chemical is known as delta-9 tetrahydrocannabional or THC (“NZ Drug Foundation”, n.d). Cannabis is a depressant, it slows down the transmission of messages from the brain to body which is also the so-called…

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  • Causes Of The Hippie Movement

    who didn’t approved of its use by others. The use of the term dope here instead of drugs is deliberate. To the hippies, it served to draw a line between the drugs perceived to be good and those deemed bad ”(Miller 25). Substances as marijuana, LSD, hashish, psilocybin, peyote, mescaline and morning glory seeds are most approved by hippies. Tom Coffin said that dope is part of the revolution, if you fear dope more than you fear Richard Nixon and his Machined Men of Death, then you have indeed…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Legalizing Marijuana In The United States

    Lately, in the last two decades, legalizing marijuana has been a topic of debate around the United States. Washington, Colorado, Alaska and Oregon are states that have legalized the distribution and use of marijuana, for medical and recreational purposes. Cities such as Portland and South Portland in Maine, and Keego Harbor in Michigan have legalized marijuana. Contrary to the legalization, people still believe that marijuana is bad and that it is just a drug to make a person lazy and overeat.…

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  • Organized Crime: The Role Of Prohibition In The United States

    Prohibition in the United States was a ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverages. This ban on alcoholic beverages lasted for thirteen years from 1920 to 1933. The reason why the Eighteenth Amendment, which banned alcohol, was created to reduce crime, solve social problems, reduce taxes, and improve the health and hygiene in America. The prohibition stood not as successful as they would have hoped because, people still drunk alcohol, even though it was…

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  • Drug Use And Drug Abuse

    “moonshine”. In the United States marijuana sky rocketed in 1970, everyone wanted to make it legal, by 1980 it declined but, sky rocket it again up till 2013. Now this year people In the USA spend 100 billions of dollars on illegal drugs like cocaine, hashish, heroine, and…

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  • French Prison Movie: A Prophet, Directed By Jacques Audiard

    I have chosen to watch the film A Prophet and write a reaction paper about it. It is a French prison drama and crime movie directed by Jacques Audiard in 2009 and released in 2010. He wrote the script with the help of Nicolas Peufaillit, Thomas Bidegain, and Abdel Raouf Dafri. The main character in the film is Malik (Tahar Rahim), who went to prison because of a single petty crime and later becomes a drug trafficker and an assassin. The film compliments what I have learned about 20th-century…

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