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  • Kirk's Catering & Carryout Case

    History of the Company Kirk’s Catering & Carryout is my dad, Kirk Hamilton’s, restaurant, located in Statesville, North Carolina. He has always worked in the food industry, and has always been passionate about food, so when the restaurant he was working at laid off a lot of people and moved him to a new location, he decided that that was the perfect time to open his own restaurant like he has always wanted. Kirk’s Catering & Carryout officially opened in May of 2012, but the business plan was formed in the summer of 2011. He found a good location, renovated the inside, because it was a racing-themed pizza place before this, and began working on the perfect menu. His goals in creating this company were to provide great food for people to…

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  • Kirk Bloodsworth Case Study

    Kirk Bloodsworth’s case serves as a stark example of the potential for error within our judicial system. On July 25, 1984, nine-year old Dawn Hamilton’s body was found in the woods of Rosedale, Maryland after she had been brutally raped and murdered (guest lecture). Within one week, law enforcement found and arrested the primary suspect of Dawn Hamilton’s murder, twenty-three-year old Kirk Bloodsworth (guest lecture). Police seemed certain that they had the murderer in custody. The young man’s…

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  • The Conservative Mind: Summary

    Doctor Russell Kirk, is a name that I never had heard of much less even understood his significance in American history and politics before I started at Emporia. While identifying as a Conservative for most of my life (Please forgive me, but my parents were “New Deal” Democrats and I was young at the time); I never understood the philosophy or the background of the Conservative movement. More importantly, I never connected faith and personal values into what it meant to be a Conservative. I…

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  • Satire In Life Of Brian

    epic. Her status gave that movie a high reputation, and it helped generate a lot of money and publicity. She was making the highest salary in Hollywood during the production of this film (1 million dollars). Spartacus and the Hollywood Blacklist: By 1945 it had been suspected that Hollywood was being influenced by communists. In 1946 Hollywood published an article that listed several film writers suspected of being communists. Dalton Trumbo was one of those figures. He refused to answer…

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  • Ben Hur Film Analysis

    Kirk Douglas has been quoted as believing the main storyline of the movie is one of love. He stated "Love predominates all through the movie: love between Spartacus and Varinia, love among the men; the whole revolt was based on a love of freedom, a love of humanity“. It is also said that, due to his Zionist background, Douglas also wanted a storyline to parallel the struggles, and efforts of Jewish people, in an expression of his religious background. This is a fair analysis of events; however,…

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  • Kirk Ambrose's Tympanum: Book Review

    In “Attunement to the Damned of the Conques Tympanum,” Kirk Ambrose examines the Last Judgment tympanum of the Abby church of Saint Foy located in Conques, France. The church was raised approximately in the late 9th or 10th century; additions to the church were also made later. This tympanum has been dated to circa 1125. This year combined with its style places it in the Romanesque period. Much curiosity and debate surrounds the imagery and artists’ intentions because the gestures and facial…

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  • William Kirk Kilpatrick's Analysis

    William Kirk Kilpatrick correctly explains that families need the sacred order to thrive. Since families are a fundamental element of society, society cannot function properly unless its families are. Two things families need to operate are love and respect. Kilpatrick states that the “family belongs to the sacred order, and that children require love (155, 153). The sacred instructs parents to love their children. Scripture, the core component of the sacred, admonishes fathers to nurture…

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  • Summary Of Arthur Brooks The Conservative Heart

    Brooks had only one mention of Dr. Kirk in the entire book; if he had incorporated Kirk’s canons of what defines the modern Conservative movement, it would have carried his messaging even more clearly. These values represent a traditional Conservative way of thinking and Kirk strongly reinforced those ideals into his writings. The four canons that I see that should have been applied throughout this book are: a belief in a transcendent order ; a conviction that society requires orders and…

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  • Gwyn Kirk And Margo Okazawa-Rey

    The reading assigned is centered around the discussion of social identities given to the reader by Gwyn Kirk and Margo Okazawa-Rey. In this article the discussion of social identities are geared toward the identities we give ourselves and the identities society gives us. Kirk and Okazawa-Rey give plenty examples of how the social groups we tend to place ourselves might not be the same group society places us in. One example used was immigration in the United States. In many places all over the…

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  • Lego Bricks History

    The Lego Company has made an amazing toy for all ages. The product that they made is called Lego Bricks. The Lego company started out in Billund Denmark. They didn’t actually make Lego Brick at first. They used to make wooden toys. In fact, it wasn’t even called “Lego.” It was called Ole Kirk Christiansen’s Workshop. Ole Kirk Christiansen was a carpenter who started a toy business in 1932. They eventually found a new name for the company called Lego coming from the Danish word, leg godt meaning…

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