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    twisted individuals to act out their perverted conceptions without fear of retribution or recourse. Wouter Basson, an Afrikaner doctor, is one of those people that thrived in the dystopian environment of apartheid. In 1981, Basson was selected by the South African government to found and lead a top-secret chemical and biological weapons program named Project Coast. During the following 12 years that he officially headed the program, Basson and his scientific team worked with anthrax, salmonella, H.I.V. Ebola, nerve gases, and many other harmful organisms and substances. While officially shrouded in secrecy, Project Coast and Wouter Basson were well known by the highest-ranking members of the government, including the Minister of Defence Magnus Malan and the Prime Minister and later State President of South Africa P.W. Botha. To counteract this personal proximity, the program was placed in a complex, multilayered bureaucracy that allowed government leadership to claim ignorance and Basson to operate with impunity. The story of Basson is not simple. It is filled with contradictions and secrecy, which only partially reveals a complex web of connections that, among many other things, shows the intimate relationships between clandestine agencies of the United States, China, Libya, Israel, Soviet Union, United Kingdom, and Pakistan and many other countries. Still alive today, Basson has used his training as a cardiologist to save thousands of lives. Only in 2013 did the…

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    “What nail polish should I use?” 17 year old Camille Belcourt asked her best friend Magnus Bane. “Magnus, did you hear me?” She waved a carrot stick in front of his face. “Hellooo??” “Um, use the dark grey with the purple sparkles over it. Who's that kid over there? Is he new?" “Please don’t tell me you have a new crush.” She put her head in her hand, which was actually very hard considering she was painting her nails. “Which one?” She followed his gaze. “The one with the black hair.” “Uh oh,…

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    hopefully stop them from making a huge mistake. In the novel ¨Frankenstein¨ there is a character named Victor Frankenstein and he had a desire to create something new. He wanted to restore life to an inanimate object. But from him trying to fulfill his desire, his personality changes over time. So, sit back and relax as I tell what Victor had been through. When Victor was young, he was introduced to natural philosophy(Shelly 20). He found out about it while he was away from home. He said that…

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    greatness upon the world. Unfortunately, this greatness doesn’t come without a price. Isolation is a single powerful entity which deliberated humans from the things in which they cherish. This type of isolation is best seen in Mary Shelley’s novel “Frankenstein” through the main character “Victor Frankenstein” ambitions/desires that have blinded him, the sickness of concealing the truth and the need to avenge which left him alone in the world. First and foremost, Victor’s ambitions and desires…

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    In Frankenstein, Nature and science have brought a significant impact onto the characters. The progression of science combined with nature leads to a debacle. With this, there are various effects and roles shown through nature and science. Mary Shelley expresses her message about this. In her times, she was part of the transition from the Enlightenment to the Romanticist age and this led her to composing a story with nature and science competing against each other. From the struggles between the…

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    President De Klerk

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    amongst South African black people (the majority) and if fair elections were to be held, the ANC would’ve won almost uncontestably. The NP saw the IFP as less of a threat and their alliance was built around their mutual dislike for the ANC, the NP saw an opportunity to discredit the ANC and was assisted by their new partners. The role of F.W.de klerk in Third force activities is controversial but the presence of an underground force that was involved in the violence is inexorable. The ‘Third…

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