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    to attempt to make contact with her. Perhaps something will prompt her to stop what she is doing and return home. If we implore her, she may refuse to speak with us, and still do what she wants.” Consuelo changed her approach, “And you do not mind losing your money on this circus act?” Stella shot back, “Luna is the one who is paying. We have not contributed a rusty dime or penny.” Consuelo was curious, “You are not at all embarrassed to go through with this?” Sol replied, “No, not at all! It can’t be worse than my father being shot inside of the café during business hours.” Dr. Edwards stood up from his chair, leaned in to the conversation and said, “Not to worry, I am most certain the money won’t be lost,” Consuelo spoke out of spite, “Well, I hope the kids get married that day. Not everyone is a rich doctor that can pay for more than one wedding.” He just grinned and walked away to return to Stella’s apartment. Stella changed the topic, “Let us coordinate what we are going to do next Saturday. For starters, let us each confirm we are attending this wedding with this Jean-Pierre character. Does anyone know who he is? I am sure our confirmation will get back to Luna.” Sol replied, “I have never heard of him either.” Stella went for the invitation and dialed the number under the R.S.V.P. several times. It had a constant busy signal. After several attempts she put the phone down and confirmed, “Twice I have dialed and it is busy. Let us get back to the topic of the…

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    could hurt you? Luna a fifteen year old girl did want to know the truth. You Have Seven Messages by Stewart Lewis is mainly about Luna trying to find out how her mother actually passed away. Everyone has told Luna that her mother died by getting hit by a taxi which Luna doesn 't believe fully. Luna thinks that something different had happened and needs the help of friend and family to figure out what really happened. The main characters of this book are Malia Clover, Daria, Oliver, and Jules…

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    volunteers. Julia reported that since there were no volunteers, they had to pick her. She sat there for 6 days. After that, an organization called “Earth First!” as well as a few other organizations, and volunteers supported her. On December 10th, 1997 Julia Hill climbed 180 feet up into a Redwood by the name of Luna. She rested on two 6 foot by 6 food platforms. She didn’t stay there for 6 days. She stayed for 738 days. She did interviews on TV and the radio. She exercised, learned tons of…

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    visited. Pacific Lumber, a local logging company was cutting down the trees in the forest and destroying a local ecosystem. Pacific Lumber’s actions awoke in inner calling inside of Julia that led her to take a stand in preserving on of the earth’s natural habitat by participating in a tree sitting movement with the help of the Earth First movement. During this movement, Julia began actively challenging the power and influence of big business along with governments rules and regulations. In her…

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    window of the Ferris wheel carriage, she continued her awed narration as we began our final, rounded descent. Lollipop roofs on canvas tents. Sun glinting off the polished brass poles of the carousel. People darting about, miniature, with all the frenzy of a colony of ants. The huge, manic mouth of Luna Park was ever hungry, greedily swallowing the frantic flow of families. It was then, as we drew closer to the ground, that I noticed a flaw, a great blemish in the rich tapestry of carnival…

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    Many world leaders throughout history have attempted to compose the great society, or as they believed, utopia. On these occurrences, they in some way try to subdue the creative and free thinking side of human nature. In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Mustapha Mond achieves universal stability. As we see in the New World society, stability is made the first priority at the expense of most of the people 's intrinsic human faculties. Mond explains eloquently and quite persuasively to John and…

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    How close is modern America’s government to controlling all, if not most, of our society today? Our current government gradually begins to take over the lives of people like that in Brave New World. Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World depicts a futuristic society that utilizes science to control the lives of mostly everybody by categorizing them into specific castes. The author’s vision of a utopian society in his novel is relatively, but not entirely, close to modern American society.…

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    Imagine living in a society where individualism wasn't an acceptable concept. Picture a world where “I” wasn't a state of mind. This is the theme of Ayn Rand's Anthem, a dystopian novel set in the distant future. “We learned that the earth is flat and the sun revolves around it, which causes the day and the night. We learned the names of all the winds which blow over the seas and push the sails of our great ships. We learned how to bleed men to cure them of all ailments.” (Rand 23). This quote…

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    “Utopianism substitutes glorious predictions and unachievable promises for knowledge, science, and reason while laying claim to them all” Mark R. Levin. Utopianism refers to the improvement of social issues and to the questions of the imagination. Utopian writers or artists use their imagination and beliefs utilized by society, to create a world that emphasizes on perfection. The tendencies of people to conceptualize utopian societies is for the use of comparing current society to how humans…

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    Is social stability worth the price of giving up your individualism in exchange for a life filled with nothing, but joy? Is this not what everyone thrives for? In the book Brave New World the society that everyone is accustomed makes sure everyone is happy, has a role and title, and there is no crime nor religion. For a society to become a utopia in my opinion, must have these essentials: a society that everyone can be themselves without any worry, crime is a thing of the past, everyone…

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