Richard Feynman

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  • Compare And Contrast The Movie And The Most Dangerous Game

    “‘Even so, I rather think [the prey] understand one thing -- fear. The fear of pain and the fear of death,’” said Whitney, a character in the story of The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell. Whitney’s companion, Rainsford, disagrees, saying that the hunted can not think or reason. When the roles are switched, Rainsford learns quickly how it feels to be stalked ceaselessly through the night by one whose only intentions are to capture and kill. As with many famous pieces of literature turned…

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  • The Influence Of Beauty And Art Changed By William H. Gass

    According to William H. Gass, the concepts of beauty and morality are two unrelated concepts. Gass conjures the scene of a dinner party to prove his point with a myriad of characters and situations behind each action or object at the party. He claims that if the quail were to be unethically shot by a machine gun from a plane, it would be completely unrelated to if that quail were to be cooked badly. He also draws the example that the presence of a field marshal could not sour the wine. The…

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  • Vietnam War Turning Point Essay

    The Vietnam War was fought from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. The U.S. supported South Vietnam because it was democratic. In addition, the U.S. wanted to prevent the spread of communism. The involvement of the United States in the Vietnam War has been a very controversial topic over the years. Some Americans believed that it was our duty to defend against the spread of communism while other Americans believed that it was an unnecessary war and it was…

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  • I Am Not A Crook: The Watergate Scandal

    the publishing of the Pentagon Papers and the Vietnam War made the public wary of their government’s internal motives. In 1972, five men were arrested for breaking into the Democratic National Committee headquarters, who were linked to President Richard M. Nixon. The public’s opinion of a corrupt government was solidified. Politics and journalism changed forever. The Watergate Scandal led to government reform, an increase in popularity of journalism, and America’s distrust in their government.…

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  • In Cold Blood Characterization

    In 1959, the savage murder of the Clutter family attracted thousands of journalists to the remote town of Holcomb, Kansas. One of them was author Truman Capote, who had recorded the details and consequences of the murder in his best-selling novel: In Cold Blood. Debated hotly regarding its credibility and writing style, the novel remains a controversial and unique work. In Cold Blood is important to be read by high school students since it exposes students to a renowned work of a unique genre of…

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  • A Clockwork Orange Movie Analysis

    The Real Horrorshow: How Kubrick Uncovers the Killer in You Part of the satisfaction we experience when watching a horror film is the relief that comes from knowing what we see is purely vicarious. As a culture, Hollywood has been able to push the boundary of “acceptable” in horrors and thrillers over the years as viewers, directors, and actors grow desensitized to the subject matter. The fainting and terror experienced in the first screenings of Nosferatu are no more; the 1971 film, A…

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  • Ronald Reagan Ethical Leader Analysis

    According to (“Ronald Reagan,” n.d.), President Reagan made the following statement during his 20 January 1981 inaugural address, “To a few of us here today this is a solemn and most momentous occasion, and yet in the history of our nation it is a commonplace occurrence.” President Reagan, proved to be a visionary leader through his decisiveness, knowledge, wisdom and persistence, while remaining humble and good-natured (“Ronald Reagan,” n.d.). Furthermore, did you know…

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  • Battle Of Longewala

    In battles military tactics outway brute force. The two major groups that were involved in the Battle of Longewala during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 were the Indians and the Pakistani. The Battle of Longewala took place on December 4-7 in the year of 1971. At 12:30 am the Pakistani forces engaged on the Indians by launching artillery fire at the one out post that the Indians had control of, only killing a few camels. The indians did not have enough time to prepare a minefield but quickly put…

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  • Creative Writing: The Three Amigos

    Once upon a time, those adventures were everything to me. Ven, Silas and me. Everyone knew we were the three musketeers, the three amigos, and to some’s surprise, the two boys were content with my never-waring presence. Looking back now, I realize how lucky I was. Most older brother’s barely bothered with their younger siblings, let alone a little sister. They would occasionally spend time with them when pressured by their parents, but never out of their own choosing. Silas seemed to always want…

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  • We The People: Indian Removal Act

    The Preamble Museum We The People Indian Removal Act The United States government wanted to expand more and they needed to force Native Americans out to do so. “By persuasion and force they have been made to retire from river to river and from mountain to mountain ... ... this fate surely awaits them if they remain within the limits of the states does not admit of a doubt.” - President Jackson This showed how the Indians did not meet President Jackson’s definition of people, as they were…

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