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    Gun Control Laws In Canada

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    Across North America, the use of guns and firearms were very controversial and still are till this day. Many Canadian politicians and citizens have looked down on the United States their gun control laws. On December 6th, 1989, an eye-opening tragedy for occurred. Twenty-five year old Marc Lepine walked into the University of Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique, murdered 13 female engineering students, a woman staff member and killed himself. The massacre left the victims’ family in devastation and made many Canadians question how safe the nation was from firearms. Since Lepine was mentally unstable, it gave the excuse that it was not the guns that were killing people. This sparked protests and petitions urging the federal government to ban dangerous…

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    René Lévesque, politician, journalist, and author who served as Quebec Premier from 1975-1985. He was born in 24 August, 1922 in Campbellton, N.B., the eldest son of Dominique Lévesque, a prominent lawyer and of Diane Dionne-Pineault. After Levesque completed his primary education in New Carlisle, Lévesque pursued his classical education at the Jesuit College de Gaspé and the College of Saint-Charles-Garnier in Quebec City. He pursued a career in radio journalism and became a representative…

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    In this essay I will explore structuralism and evaluate the usefulness of the theory. I will look at examples of Structuralism in ethnography, such as observable binary oppositions and interpretations of the importance of myth, also exploring criticisms of the theory. I will explore the claim that Structuralism is too theory-based and cannot account for the experience of the individual, and whether this means that Structuralism can be relied on to inform us about human life from an…

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    from that of the natives, when they find themselves in contact.” He concludes by stating, “In both cases, the other’s identity is denied: either on the level of existence, as in the case of the Catholics; or on that of values, as in that of the Protestants, and it is absurd to ask which of the two parties goes farther down the path to the other’s destruction.”17 Las Casas hoped to assimilate the natives into the ‘self’ as to “reject all nonrelative…

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    The CCO and Social HR in Levi Strauss & Co. Instruction A company 's culture is always changing as long as the company develops. Cultural problem is very likely to happen once a company expands too fast. Because it might come up with the complicated intercultural conflict increases no matter inside the company or outside. This kind of change is getting more common and quicker, as a result of the popularization of social media and the innovation of mobile information techniques. According to…

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    In The Notion of Witchcraft Explains Unfortunate Events, E.E. Evans-Pritchard discusses one case study about the time he spent with the Azande tribe and what he learned about them and their interpretations of magic and witchcraft. Evans-Pritchard describes that the Zande have a philosophy that can easily be described by the following metaphor: witchcraft is the umbaga (or second spear) meaning that the Azande people use witchcraft to complement their understanding of reality (The Notion of…

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    The Saint Mary’s seminar classes are so unlike traditional teacher-centered learning. The Western Tradition II focuses on three learning goals; shared inquiry, critical thinking, and written and oral communication. These three learning goals really help students explore the Western Tradition by examine the themes written by the authors we discussed. De Las Casas, Rene Descartes, and Voltaire really influenced the way I thought about how our culture started and the major flaws we stay face today…

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    How Is Artistry Justified

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    This article attempts to appeal to the emotions of the reader, as shown in the following quote from Claire, “When you first hear that you have it, right away you can feel it inside of you. You can almost hear it laughing at you. And if you’re not already the most upbeat, the most optimistic person in the world, right away you’re going to feel like you’ve already lost the war.” Later we find out that this story was just one of Smith’s creations, and all interviews and quotes were fabricated. This…

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    as ignorant, and easily conquered. His first encounter with the Arawak tribe occurred when the two sides exchanged certain items. During this time, Columbus noted how the tribe possessed no iron, bore no arms, and used feeble spears made out of cane. This led to his idea that it would only require 50 men to subdue them all, and force them to do whatever he wished. From Columbus’ point of view, he was thinking as a great explorer that would conquer and use an entire race of people to establish a…

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    The Opposing Beliefs of Bartolome de Las Casas and Juan Gines Sepulveda The Spanish began colonizing the New World with the intent of spreading Christianity and obtaining land to expand the Spanish Empire. The Spanish explorer Bartolome de Las Casas and humanist Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda had differing beliefs upon how Natives within the Americas should be converted to Christianity and how they should be treated once their land was colonized. Bartolome de Las Casas believed that the Spanish…

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