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  • Chimamanda Adichie Ted Talk

    Chimamanda Adichie’s Ted Talk entitled “The Danger of a Single Story” could be a second name for the class African Women Writers. Adichie discusses growing up in post-colonial Africa and how there were still a lot of colonial influencers, especially on her education. She read and subsequently wrote books about little blonde girls with blue eyes, who ate apples and played in the snow. She then goes on to talk about how she personally could relate with none of these experiences, she ate mangos,…

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  • Reflection Paper On Racial Identity

    This self-reflection paper will examine my personal responses to the recording I made May 28, 2015, in which I answered questions regarding my understanding of my own racial identity, my experiences and images of specific racial groups, my attitudes about contemporary racial issues, and my hope for future social change. First, I will first consider my initial responses to the recording, then track my changes in understanding of my racial identity based on Sue’s White Racial Identity Development…

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  • Theory And George Mead's Theory Of Sociological Theories

    Contemporary Sociological Theory Sociological Theories The key to understanding sociological theory, involves understand the how and why the facts of the social world relate to one another. Sociological theory can be many things from precise understanding of a single process to various paradigms for analysis as well as interpretation. Social theorist think on many levels from the general to the specific and from the mundane to the complex. Social theorist must temper their theoretical insights…

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  • The Wicker Man Analysis

    Remember, remember the fifth of November of gunpowder treason and plot. I know of no reason why the gun powder treason should ever be forgot.” The Grate Catesby Still, Fawkes was the only man ever to enter Parliament with honest intentions. A lot has happened in 411 years, parliaments today are highly respected, highly paid and monarchs tend to not conflate with constitutional proceedings, policy chaos or of the word of the people. Nevertheless, the term: treason is a byword and such law has…

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  • Analysis Of Make It New By Ezra Pound

    Poetry is the abundance of life and the most incarnate of languages we use, expressing ourselves in a free and unrestricted form — this is what Ezra Pound means by “Make It New.” However, to create something fresh and unique, we need to look back into the past in order to know what rules and conventions to smash. Pound, T. S. Eliot, W. H. Auden along with many others are the pioneers of the Modernist era, innovating free verse, intellectual statements, and universal human significance. In this…

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  • The Parable Of The Talents In Matthew 25: 14-30

    Running head: MY GIFTS 1 MY GIFTS 2 Sabine Berzins Leading Lives That Matter Week Six My Gifts Abstract This essay discusses my gifts and utilizing these talents in the service of others. The Parable of the Talents in Matthew 25:14-30, (2006) brings up an excellent point of not “burying” our gifts, but rather using them in the service of God. However, we must…

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  • First Lego Robotics Research Paper

    your life’s course for the future is not one to be made lightly; one should be confident when choosing his own choices. So how did I decide on which path to follow for my higher education? Even when I started my high school education I only had an inkling of what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I guess what career I was going to study for really was shaped by the clubs I was in younger years. From there it was an easy conclusion to come to that I would like to either become some sort of…

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  • Bernard Brave New World Quote Analysis

    How Bernard’s Pride Sets Him Apart in Brave New World Pride, the belief that one matters more than another, is not tolerated at the best of times. It leaves other members of society with anger at their supposed inferiority, among other negative emotions. When society is totally dedicated to destroying both emotions and individuality, pride is loathed; seen as morally wrong and subversive. That is exactly why in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, Bernard Marx’s pride ostracizes him from everyone…

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  • Raven Operator Training

    November 14, 2009, I recline on a diminutive, unyielding, frosty cot in the nucleus of the Hindu Kush Mountains, Afghanistan. Sprouting to explosions with AK-47 bullets penetrating the scanty plywood wall adjacent to my sleeping area. Swiftly, I grappled my sweat-stained digital Interceptor Body Armor (IBA), Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH), and M-4 Carbine, arranging a race to a fighting position. Flinging my ½ in thick wooden door open, I beheld a spectacle from a war film I’d seen as a child.…

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  • Nehemah Theory

    The history of Judaism, is a lengthy and very interesting one. Being one of the oldest organized religions in the world, Judaism has been studied by many scholars. Although the history of Judaism is pretty solid, there has always been a debate about one specific issue. The issue in question is the arrival date Ezra the scribe into Jerusalem, and whether he arrived before or after Nehemiah. This issue has been the topic of many scholarly publications, and it seems that many people have differing…

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