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  • The Major Philosophies Of Confucius's The Analects

    China is a country with a vast cultural and historical background. It is a country with four billon people with extreme cultural diversity, which is nourished by different philosophies of its own. These philosophies are the beginning ideas of Chinese morality and spiritual belief, which were enriched by different intellectual heroes like Confucius. Confucius was born in 551 B.C at the end of the Chou dynasty as a descendent of dispossessed noble family. “His ancestors were of lesser aristocracy who had, however sunk to the position of poverty and insignificance by the time of his birth” (De Bary, Chan and Watson 15). His father died when he was really young, and he was educated there was not any stability in China. It was divided into small states, which were constantly making war upon each other. Therefore, there was no peace in the country during that time. The political and the social situation during that time greatly influenced Confucius and his philosophies. During his time Confucius walked from one state to another looking for an emperor to employ him because of his strong political mission and also his self-confidence to accomplish everything in three years. However, most of the time he was unsuccessful in that field. He is recognized as the first professional teacher in China rather than a politician or a philosopher. His teachings later gave rise to the new school of thought known as Confucianism (Liu). Confucianism is one…

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  • Metropolis Film Analysis

    The general premise of the film Metropolis relies on the duality and segregation that causes tension within the film. The duality of the films animation style can suggest a metaphorical description of the separated society. This brewing tension within the story stems from reactionary circumstances due to causations of tyrannical government, militant and radical forces within the segregated city of Metropolis. Although there is an obvious wealth and power imbalance that separates the city from…

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  • Two Wolves Themes

    Two Wolves is a mystery/adventure novel written by Australian author Tristan Bancks. Ben Silver, a 13-year-old boy, is the protagonist who is on the run with his criminal father whilst deciding whether to follow his flesh and blood or the law. This treatise will discuss the transformations Ben has experienced during the course of the story due to a certain character, setting and event. The character mentioned in this essay, is Ray Silver, Ben’s criminal father. Nature, including the cabin and…

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  • Melinda Luong: My Mother, My Hero

    determined to make my life successful and prosperous. My mother deserves a gold medal because she is a hardworking mother of three who will always put her family’s needs in front of hers. She has fought through the communists of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia for many years. Her story and childhood inspire me to become a better person each day. She was born on January 5th, 1969. My mom had no cell phone, television, or any technology. She was always running away with her family…

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  • Alchemist Essay

    Ancient and Modern."). Ancient Egypt, Alexandria, had become a cultural hub for commerce, tradesmen, and all manner of people and ideas (Principe 9). The idea of alchemists stumbling toward their next discovery is refuted by the existence of techniques and operations that were fundamental to an alchemist’s primary goal of transmutation. The smelting of metals and the making of alloys was a fundamental and already established framework in Egypt…

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  • Greenback Argumentative Analysis

    How can you have a government without money? The answer is clear and concise; governing officials would no longer be hired on a salary, instead they would be paid in food for their families and even housing for them to stay in. I would even go so far as to argue that incumbents hired under these pretenses would be less corruptible and more morally driven. Government owned mines and farms would bring in the precious metals, livestock, and crops needed to feed and fund a needy society. Farm…

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  • War, Karma By David R. Loy: The Suffering Of Self

    Even though Midas was a very wealthy king he still wasn’t satisfied with the riches he had, so he asked to have a golden touch, turning everything into gold, literally food and everything he touched, which he soon realized he couldn’t even eat anything without it turning to gold. Loy states, “today this simple yet profound story is even more relevant than it was an ancient Greece”(Loy 26). To bring his point across, I agree with Loy, because today no matter how much money some people have and…

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  • Moon Shadow In China

    In China, there was a boy named Moon Shadow. Moon Shadow has never seen his dad before because, when he was born his father was in the land of the golden mountain. One day one of the family's cousins came to bring a letter from Moon Shadows dad, saying that he wants Moon Shadow to come back with Hand Clap to the land of the Golden Mountain( San Francisco). When he gets to San Francisco Moon Shadow, his father Windrider, his uncle's, Hand Clap, And Bright Star start a company. The company is a…

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  • The Conflict Of Jaws

    At its core, Steven Spielberg’s 1975 film, Jaws, is a horror movie. Though the shark may seem like the primary antagonist of the film from this, as it literally eats people, such a claim would ignore the role of Amity Island’s Mayor Vaughn, as portrayed by Murray Hamilton. In the first half of the movie, Vaughn is constantly at odds with Chief Brody, wanting to push his own agenda of making money from tourism during the summer. In seeing Vaughn as another antagonist, another conflict that’s not…

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  • The Virtue Test Case

    We are presented with a formidable quandary for Lauren to overcome at her new job. She has to make a rather difficult decision on whether to green-light her company’s product meeting the contracted specifications from a buyer. However she has discovered the products don’t quite meet specifications, with a chance to completely fail under high humidity conditions. Therefore she has to decide to pass and sign off on the new product which will help fulfill her company’s lucrative new contract, or…

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