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  • Dystopian Society In George Orwell's Animal Farm

    Contentment among the general population, along with a just government and the wellbeing of citizens all work together to create a successful society. In a ideal world, a utopia, all aspects of daily life work perfectly. Dystopian societies carry an allusion of a utopia, but hold totalitarian government systems, laws, and oppressive conditions for citizens. In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, aspects of a dystopian society are present. The cruel, inhumane treatment and absolute control of the…

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  • Theme Of Narcissism In The Great Gatsby

    Millon states that narcissists believe they should live a perfect and superior existence (Personality Disorders 344). Perfection is viewed as either all or nothing and no flaws can be tolerated (Millon, Personality Disorders 345). Gatsby therefore attempts to repress the imperfect poverty-stricken James Gatz by changing his name and creating a new life at age seventeen (Fitzgerald 74). Similar thoughts are expressed by Tyson who writes that Gatsby’s fabricated life is more than just a scheme to…

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  • Power In Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World

    Think of this; as of right now, this second, the world can be destroyed in the push of a button. Can you believe that such a power is possessed by modern society? Throughout the world, science is turning from a helpful tool to a piercing two-handed sword that needs caution when held. In Brave New World, the author, Aldous Huxley, shows us a world that has been over-encumbered with science and technology. Eugenics techniques are used with reproduction of humans instead of natural birth and the…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interview

    chai tea on the stove makes it a very inviting and cozy atmosphere. Mrs. Weeks invited me to sit at the island while she takes homemade coconut tarts from the oven. As we sip tea, Mrs. Weekes motioned to me that it was ok to start the interview, she has a busy day ahead planning for Thanksgiving and the 18th birthday of one of her grandchildren. We talked about her life growing up on a small island in the Caribbean in the 40’s before ultimately moving to the United…

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  • Colossus Movie Analysis

    The movie, Colossus: The Forbin Project, discussed the use of an artificial intelligence (A.I.) by the government and how it was contrary to humans’ expectations and decided to enslave humanity. Science and technology were found and invented by humans. In 1894, Guglielmo Marconi made the first radio; Now we have iPhone X. Our lives are full of science and technology. It is hard to not using them even if it is just a simple action like calling one’s friend. Some people may start to question…

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  • Why Did Easter Island Collapse

    Easter Island was quite an experience of a new location for settlers and showed the inadequate use of resources that were accessible to the new inhabitants. It showed how desperate and inhumane people became at the extinction of valuable resources on this island. These new owners of land were quickly befallen at the expense of most of their lives and all of the natural resources. The main idea of internal collapse focuses on the issues that man has faced since the beginning of sharpening a…

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  • George Orwell Dystopias

    Oceania and The Amish; Actually Dystopias Utopias and dystopias are supposed to be opposite worlds, but most utopias may actually be a dystopia because of how they are controlled by the government or its leaders. A utopia is a world that the people living in it believe it to be a perfect place. In the article “Dystopias: Definitions and Characteristics,” a utopia is defined as, “A place, state, or condition that is ideally perfect in respect of politics, laws, customs, and…

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  • Ideal Society In Brave New World

    In Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World, he depicts a futuristic “ideal” society where all natural and mental pain is diminished, by biotechnology to create the most idealistic society where there was no pain or worries, everyone is equal as well as happy , but at what price? the novel continues huxley slowly unveils the many flaws in this “ideal” society, from citizens futures determined for them, to being unable to think for themselves...all for social stability . Is social stability…

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  • Bahamas Research Paper

    east of Florida, the Bahamas, Cuba and the Caribbean north, the Bahamas contains 700 islands and coral reefs. Opposite to the southeast coast of Florida, on the north side of Cuba. Islands from the northwest to the southeast extension 1220 kilometers long, 96 kilometers wide, consisting of more than 700 islands and more than 2000 coral reefs, is 13878 square kilometers with a total area of, of which more than 20 islands have human habitation. A subtropical climate, the annual average temperature…

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  • Brave New World And Practice Babies Analysis

    Is it correct to sacrifice people’s needs for the wellbeing of the society? In both Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World, and the article “Practice Babies” by NPR, society values their needs over the necessities of the individuals. In the novel, author Huxley shows through the dehumanising use of conditioning by the World State to override the individuality of citizens and to create their goal of consumerist society. In the article, writer NPR shows this through the inattention of universities…

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