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  • Environmental Effects Of Nuclear War

    of harnessing the newly found power source and developing a nuclear weapon. The United States had finally entered the global nuclear arms race, but many still had their reservations. Joseph Rotblat, a physicist that left The Manhattan Project and Nobel Peace Prize winner for his efforts for nuclear disarmament, was one of them. He cautioned all of humanity against…

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  • Nelson Mandela's Legacy

    By late 1991, Mandela was elected President of the African National Congress, and his comrade Oliver Tambo, filled the gap of the national chairperson 's position. In 1993, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in conjunction with President F.W. De Klerk. On April 27th, 1994, he voted legally for the first time in his life, participating in South Africa’s first democratic election. Within a few weeks, on May 10th, 1994, Mandela was inaugurated…

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  • Albert Einstein Pacifism Analysis

    fame. “He traveled extensively, speaking out not only about physics, but also in support of disarming nations; on the evils of the military; and on his fears for his homeland” (Fox & Keck, 2004, p. 122). Along with Marie Curie, he supported the foundation of the League of Nations fashioned to keep the world at peace (Fox & Keck, 2004, p. 200). Although, Einstein’s politically active stance was applauded by many, he has been criticized by some (Pais, 2005, p. 320) for the lessening of his…

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  • Essay On Renaissance Art

    INTRODUCTION In the history of human evolution, art is an indispensable item, whether it is from prehistoric times to the present 21st century. Whether period or modern apes, humans are inseparable and art. Can be found everywhere in life is not the same art, perhaps a modern or perhaps handed down from ancient times. In modern times, art history has become a discipline dedicated to teaching people how to assess and explain the basis of the works of art on their own perspective. Through a…

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  • Mincer Approach Under The Human Capital Investment Theory Case Study

    the history of Human Capital Investment Theory is essential for a more comprehensive understanding of Mincer Approach. The modern human capital theory was mainly developed in the last 50 years, its main contributor is Theodore Schultz, who was the Nobel Memorial Prize Winner in Economic Sciences in the year 1979. Shucltz (1961) delivered his address during the 1960 American Economic Association, entitled “Investment in Human Capital”, this is considered as the symbol which was born as the human…

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  • Movie Analysis Of Selma

    1 / 3 Selma film analysis “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” – Dr Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches In 2014 the American film Selma was released for the first time, taking on the story of the historical march of Selma to Montgomery. The march was led by King, Bevel, Williams and Lewis and the film starred David…

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  • The Third Generation Of Technology: The History Of Computing Technology

    generation computing by prompting the “notions of stored programs, core memory, and higher-order programming languages,” to “[take] hold. (Hurlburt and Voas).” Integrated circuit technology was created in 1959 by Jack Kilby (who went on to win a Nobel prize), vital to the third generation of computing and “coalesced the power of multiple transistors (Hurlburt and Voas).” The use of applications was also new to third generation computing and was enabled by operating systems with on-board…

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  • Aldous Huxley's Fascist Tender Is The Night

    of Depression-era literature. His masterpieces include The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. His books tend to be about the poor, working class, an obvious reflection of the financial turmoil in the United States of the time. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962. His emotional style was popular with his readers and it allowed him to tell “socially-oriented” stories easily (Literature and the Depression- Boundless Open Textbook). Writer Aldous Huxley took the movement of social…

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  • Theme Of Corruption In Lord Of The Flies

    personalized power is not mutually exclusive. There are copious instances of historical dictators whom started out with good intentions corrupted absolutely because they became consumed by the obsession for more power, more authority. The recipient of the Nobel Price, William Golding, is the sagacious author of the novel, The Lord of the Flies. The idea that power brings corruption, is the dominant and a potent theme in this powerful literary work. Golding also shows the relationship between…

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  • American Romanticism And Transcendentalism

    It represented a thoughtful revolt against orthodox Puritanism. Unitarianism believed God as one being, rejecting the doctrine of trinity, stressing the divinity in human nature. It laid the foundation for the central doctrines of transcendentalism.…

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