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  • Why Do Christians Contradict Each Other?

    Like every other Christian, I have heard the story of Abraham and Isaac many times. I have listened to pastors preach about Abraham’s obedience and unwavering faith in God as he prepared to kill his son. And often, I have wondered what Isaac thought as this happened. I wondered if he fought back or if he was mentally and emotionally effected by his own father trying to kill him. I have wondered if this event made him angry with a God that was supposed to love him and care for him. I have even…

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  • Explain How My Life Has Changed Between Polar Opposites

    Everything in my life has changed between polar opposites. I grew up in two completely different economic statuses. If there is one thing I learned, it is that family bonds can fill voids of superficial needs, and yet sometimes family bonds are broken. I myself, decided the best way to fill any void was school. I lived in El Paso, Texas, until I was nine. It seemed most stayed inside to hide from demons lurking the streets. My family had our own demons, and it seemed we tried to keep them…

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  • How Did Galileo Contribute To Scientific Advancement

    they are told, but they required scientific proof before they start believing. Galileo has made a number of inventions that has further contributed to the advancement of the sciences. Now he is considered the father of modern science. Galileo helped Isaac Newton create further advancements in mathematics and science. He has showed everyone how experimentation would be carried out in the future. Galileo proved things that seemed impossible back then, just like what modern people do today. He had…

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  • How Did Tycho Brahe Contribute To Science

    Tycho Brahe died and left all his observational data to Johan Kepler. These records provided Kepler with the information necessary to disprove the Ptolemaic theory by stating that planets orbit around the sun. This data laid the groundwork for Sir Isaac Newton and his theories regarding planetary…

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  • Sir Isaac Brock: A Hero Or Hero?

    of the more prominent figures during the war was Sir Isaac Brock who is known for his military contributions relating to the defence of Upper Canada. He is often described by Canadians as one of the greatest military heroes of all. However, the term hero is difficult to define and can be associated with many different people such as revolutionaries and even scientific heroes. In this paper I will argue that it is necessary to identify Sir Isaac Brock not as a hero, but rather as a profound…

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  • All The Troubles Of The World By Isaac Asimov

    Every day people witness the horrors and atrocities in society caused by differing human ideologies, but what would it be like in a world where a computer could solve all of the humanity’s problems? The short story, “All the Troubles of the World,” by Isaac Asimov is a story about the super computer, Multivac and its desires to die because it can no longer stand carrying the weight of society’s problems. In the story, the author effectively expresses the theme of the story which is that no being…

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  • Stephen's Speech: Abridged Version Of The Hebrew Bible

    Leaving out the story of Abraham and Isaac would have kept from the reader/listener the trials that God put Abraham through. Making Abraham take his son, that was only possible because of God, to a mountain and to sacrifice his son to God. The absence of this makes the reading of the story…

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  • Analysis Of Albert Einstein's Theory Of Relativity

    As time will only tell…. As the world of science continues to evolve, areas of the unknown are exposed to human life. Albert Einstein was the mastermind behind producing formulae in regards to disproving some of Isaac Newton’s theories on how gravity affected large and distant objects, especially that in relation to mass and energy. Although receiving a Nobel Prize for his work in the photoelectric effect, arguably his greatest development was the area of relativity. The basis of the theory of…

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  • The Cornican Theory By Nicolaus Copernicus

    During the 15th century, Europe had long left behind the dark middle ages and embarked into a new era of scientific thought and ideas. The rise of universities along with technological advancements, such as the printing press, gave way to the Scientific Revolution. In which scholars would investigate better explanations and drive for precise observations about the universe. Amidst all the major breakthroughs during the Scientific Revolution, one theory in particular would redefine the way…

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  • Galileo Galilei Physics

    was while travelling through the medium, air (“sound”). The person who discovered that a medium was indispensable for sound waves, was Robert Boyle (“sound”). Yet another important scientist who not only contributed to the studies of sound was Sir Isaac Newton. He learned that all sound’s speed was affected by the medium it travels through (“sound”). He also learned other aspects of mediums and how they affect sound. The final scientist I will discuss is Daniel Bernoulli, and he made discoveries…

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