Nobel Peace Prize

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  • Tim Berners-Lee Nobel Peace Prize

    The internet cannot win a Nobel Peace Prize, nor should it be able to. However the man who engineered the most impactful part of it, the World Wide Web, referred to hereafter as “the web”, can and should. The web opened up vast opportunities that the world would not be the same without, the possibilities that it has created is endless. With this development Tim Berners-Lee significantly changed the way the world interacts, works, and helps each other. As such, due to his creation and what it…

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  • Analysis Of Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

    Both King and Obama obtain positions in society that affect their perspectives on violence. In his Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech, King states society needs to overcome violence without the use of violence. By him saying this, the reader can tell that King is an activist for the civil rights movement. He believes in fighting violence with nonviolence, something that is thought to be ineffective for civil rights. King also says, “…nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral…

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  • Malala Yousafzai: A Cultural Conflict

    believed that women should be treated equally, this gave more courage for Malala to stand up for women's education. On October 10th, 2014 Malala was announced a winner of The Nobel Peace Prize. Malala is the youngest to ever win a Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel Peace Prize is given to those who have done great work to bring peace between nations. Malala’s Famous book is called ‘I AM MALALA’. This book talks about her whole life story of how she was shot by the Taliban, and what her values and…

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  • Sexism In Society

    Although society has progressed throughout time, sexism is still relevant. Surprisingly enough, sexism is many times considered a “societal norm” and not uncommon in the work place. Due to female oppression in history, today’s fight against sexism is a fight for equality. Sexism is absolutely ridiculous, and a horrifying reality. However, due to the incorrect idea of females being the weaker sex, many men have a concept of reliant and submissive women as the ideal societal female. With the…

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  • Malala Dare The Taliban Take Away My Basic Right To An Education

    use it” (Lewis). Malala was given many other speech opportunities. Not many people would have the courage as a child to defy a terrorist group. Over the years, Malala won numerous important awards, such as, Pakistan’s National Youth Peace Prize, the Nobel Peace Prize, and was runner-up to be Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. Malala became an advocate for girls' education, which resulted in the Taliban issuing a death threat against her. The Taliban perceived a schoolgirl as a grave threat to…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Epic Of Gilgamesh And Utnapishtim

    As Gandhi once said, “Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.” The practice of selfless concern for the well being of others, this is the concept of altruism. Whether it be in literature, in history, in our everyday lives, or in society around us altruism is vital. Songs are written about it, a balanced life depends upon it. Living as a well balanced, active member of any groups celebrates life as if there is no tomorrow and lives each day to the fullest. When…

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  • How Did Jane Addams Contribute To Women's Rights

    1860, broke many borders as a woman of her time. She is best known for her efforts in creating peace as well as advocating equality for women. She is represented today and in American history by the many organizations she established: the International League for Peace, Woman’s Peace Party, Juvenile Protective Association, and American Civil Liberties Union. Addams had strong opinions about the idea of peace reaching the farthest corners of the world, and voiced her disappointment and anger as…

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  • Teddy Roosevelt: Who's The Best President?

    For roughly the past 100 years the presidential elections have been a very sensitive subject, and it begs the question of what makes a good president. Although there are generally a few presidents who rank at the top, to name someone the best president is very subjective. Opinions can change due to many reasons; the main being the political party one associates their self with. One way to gauge a president is by how many terms they served. Teddy Roosevelt had served two terms and, although he…

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  • Analysis Of Hippies By Alexander Solzhenitsyn

    calling and starting the Missionaries of Charity. She believed in living a simple life and helping others to do the same by teaching them to meet their own basic needs. In 1971 she was awarded the first Pope John XXIII peace prize, and then in 1979 she was awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize for her work on behalf of the world’s poorest…

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  • Wheat Disease Research Paper

    The History of Wheat and Celiac Disease Wheat of the centuries has been a source of food and nutrition all over the world for many different cultures. Originating in southwest Asia, the crop was bought and sold by traders from Europe and Africa and eventually making it over to the Americas by the early 1600s. The first archeological findings of wheat being made into bread can be found in ancient Egypt along the Nile River sometime around 5,000 B.C. as well as India, China, and even stretching…

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