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    taking Scientology’s personality tests in Sydney and Brisbane, I knew the experience might be confronting. Nonetheless, my expectations were about to be exceeded. Stepping inside Sydney’s Castlereagh Street headquarters, I was struck by images of erupting volcanoes, Egyptian-looking Scientology symbols, and Star-Trek-style video pods. It feels like a blend of a holistic healing centre and the control-deck of the Starship Enterprise. Soon, I’m looking down at Scientology’s Oxford Capacity Analysis personality test: 200 often strangely worded questions, ask how I “feel RIGHT NOW” about a disparate range of issues. "Does an unexpected action cause your muscles to twitch? " "Do some noises ‘set your teeth on edge’?" "Do you browse…

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    light-pierced landscapes, and Egyptian-looking Scientology symbols evoke a peculiar science-fiction-meets-self-help vibe. Zipping towards me, a uniformed female attendant offers help, and soon I’m looking down at Scientology’s Oxford Capacity Analysis personality test. A battery of 200 often strangely worded questions, ask how I “feel RIGHT NOW” about a disparate range of issues. "Does an unexpected action cause your muscles to twitch? " "Do some noises ‘set your…

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    Honor means high respect, esteem, privilege. Honor to me means to both give and receive respect, strength, doing the right thing (even when it's hard), putting others needs above yours, holding yourself to your values and not harming others. There are many people who hold definition to honor...such as scientists, firefighters, soldiers, government officials (like the president). There is many people that are honorable, one of these people are Florence Nightingale. Florence Nightingale was…

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    believe that it is necessary to mature and become an adult in every sense of the word. However, these people are mistaken, because they overlook how imagination and childhood made them feel. There has been some evidence that claims, “With increasing age, adults display a slow, very gradual tendency toward decreasing speed of response in the execution of intellectual tasks” (Adulthood). This does not have to do with the fact that imagination can be expressed at any age and there is no need to…

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    involves me using my imagination and thinking that everyone around me was a zombie and I was disguise as a zombie moving through the crowd. The downside was getting into the museum; I thought I was going to have another panic attack. When Lukas and I were walking around the entrance I happened to lose sight of Lukas, and that’s when everything went downhill. I started yelling his name, and looking for him but I couldn’t find him. I almost just sat down and cried until my knight in shinning armor…

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    The young man secretly desired to be a preacher so he would stay awake into the early hours of the morning reading the Word of God. His other joys included participating in the theatre, his love and talent for the fine arts only grew as he entered his later years. Having been out of school for a year, George met an Oxford student who encouraged him to pursue a degree. He followed suit, and finished his grammar schooling to enroll in Pembroke College at Oxford. Whitefield did not see the Lord’s…

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    Jeremy Black is a professor of History at the University of Exeter. He studied at Queens' College Cambridge, St John's College Oxford, and Merton College Oxford before joining the University of Durham as a lecturer. Where he gained his PhD and ultimately his professorship. He has authored over 100 books, mainly in 18th century British politics and international relations. Black claims Napoleon was more than a conqueror, that his deeds go beyond military exploits. Black states that Napoleon was a…

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    William Cuthbert Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi on September 25, 1897. Faulkner was the oldest of four children. When Faulkner was five years old, his father decided to move the family to Oxford, Mississippi. During his childhood, the adults around him would tell him stories about the civil war, slavery, the Ku Klux Klan, and his family history. A favorite tale among his family was of his great-grandfather, after whom he was named, who was a successful business man, writer, and war…

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    Essay On Photoethnography

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    For my photoethnography project, I decided to observe local dive bar Frank & Marlee’s in Oxford, Mississippi. Frank and Marlee’s hosts a special every Tuesday called “Taco Tuesday” and offers dollar tacos, as well as eight-dollar margarita pitchers. Many students and residents frequent this tavern to enjoy drinks and food everyday. However even though many people find Frank & Marlee’s accepting and inviting, I discovered many attributes often don’t represent that notion. Todd Lynch and his…

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    and environmental wisdom worldviews. Each one of these views addresses how we interact with nature and the effects our actions have on the resources it supply’s us. Sustainability is important in making sure we as a species do not go extinct as well as maintain the other species that inhabit the earth with us. Earth is the holds the only sustainable environment that we can live on as far as we know. Ove the years our population as a species has grown rapidly and faster than it ever has. One of…

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