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    Cicero: Laulius de Amictia “On Friendship” In present time, a friendship is often known to be a valuable thing in life, a friend is a gift that is cherished for those who have good friendships. A friendship is shown in various ways and has different meanings a friend is a friend who is someone outside your family who you can trust and rely on. In history there have been alliances between countries, in which it could have extended to having an acquaintance or even as a friendship agreement between leaders. In previous decades though what did friendship mean and was it valued the way friendship is presently. Marcus Tullius Cicero was a well-known Roman senator who was exceptionally intelligent. Cicero was married to Terentia and had two children…

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    Aristotle first addresses the topic of friendship in the first chapter of Book VIII of Nicomachean Ethics by establishing its importance claiming that “it is most necessary for our life. For no one would choose to live without friends” (119). Having discussed virtues in the previous chapter, Aristotle links his definition of friendship to the latter topic claiming that friendship is the act of loving by bonding through mutual respect and virtue. Aristotle proves his argument on the nature and…

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    We hold many values in our lives today, but by far friendship remains the most significant. A good friendship includes honesty, loyalty, sincerity and most importantly trusting each other. Trusting each other in a friendship remains crucial because it shows reliability and confidence between two people. This helps friends become closer and feel more safe. In the play Romeo and Juliet and the book Digital Fortress, the significant relationship of friendship exists through trust. Within the…

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson establishes in his essay what friendship looks and feels like. With the quote, “The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.” it is easy to see what Emerson believes is a true friendship. Today, some people think that the amount of likes on a picture determines a friendship. Though someone may have many friends on social media, that does not mean they are true friends or even friends at all. Real friendships , whether they are planned or…

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    Having A Best Friend Essay

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    Best friends are a necessity, everybody has one no matter what or who it is. According to Albert Schweitzer, “In everyone 's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” This quote is a great example of giving an idea of how much friends affect us and our well being. In the essay it will cover topics such as how having a bestfriend improves health,…

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    Aristotle extensively examines the stability of the three types of friendship in Nicomachean Ethics. “Friendship has three species, corresponding to the three objects of love. For each of love has a corresponding type of mutual loving, combined with awareness of it” (Aristotle, 121). The first two types of friendship, utility and pleasure, are relatively fragile. These types of friendships are only good for as long as our wants and desires remain the same. Once they change it affects what we…

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    Essay On Racial Equality

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    segregation, De Jure and De Facto segregation. De Jure segregation was segregation that is forced by law and can be easily fixed, De Facto segregation was segregation enforced by the public and society, not necessarily by law. Since De Jure segregation is a law, it is required and hard to get around for example, Plessy v. Ferguson, and the Jim Crow Laws. De Facto segregation makes the struggle for racial equality extremely hard because it will require changing people’s beliefs and views and…

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    middle decade two more young males accused Gacy of rape and he would be questioned by the police about the disappearances of others. Later discoveries would uncover that Gacy committed his first known murder in 1972 taking the life of Timothy McCoy after luring the teen to his home. December 11th, 1978 15 year old Robert Piest went missing last seen at his work as he headed out to meet Gacy for a potential job.He lured his victims with promises of works and when he got the to his home he would…

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    The Mughals ruled northern India from 1526 – 1857 AD where the Lodhi’s was the last dynasty to rule India. The invasion started all because of India's reputation of being the only known source of diamond mines in the world and it's flushing International trade attracted many invasions. “North Indian kingdoms resisted invasions by Arab and Turks for centuries, but soon small Islamic empires or Sultanate were established in several parts of the north. Before these invasions, Muslim trading…

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    Introduction: De Beers is an association of companies that dominate any things related to diamond such us diamond trading, diamond mining, diamond shops and industrial diamond manufacturing sectors. The company was established in 1888 by British businessman Cecil Rhodes and funded by London-based N M Rothschild & Sons bank and the South African diamond magnate Alfred Beit. They have many places for mining like Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Canada.However; there was a big debate about some…

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