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    instills in people...I can say categorically that the only sadomasochism, bondage, and rape in this song is in the mind of Ms.Gore” (Grow, 2015). After long hours of battling it out in court, Snider walked away victorious and the bands have resumed their music and their careers. In a similar situation Rob Halford, of Judas Priest, was taken to court for the nature of his lyrics. “On Dec. 23, 1985, in a series of tragic and disturbing events that ultimately ended in a pair of deaths and an expensive, sensationalistic trial, a pair of Nevada men ended a night of drinking, drugs, and listening to music by heading to a local playground and shooting themselves” (Giles, 2014). However, only one of the boys succeeded in doing so, while the other still in shock, ran to the parents about the disturbance that had just taken place. Outraged, the parents took Halford to court in a desperate attempt to search for answers. It was stated by the surviving boy, 20-year-old James Vance, that they were driven to the point of suicide by subliminal messages hidden in the lyrics of the Judas Priest album “Stained Class”. After five years of living with this court case on his shoulders, Rob Halford had found himself receiving even more blame from parents about the negative ways their kids were acting with his music as a target factor (Giles, 2014). “I don’t know what subliminals are, but I do know there’s nothing like that in this music,” band manager Bill Curbishley complained before the trial.…

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    William struggles but is able to open up when he relaxes. When a transformation occurs upon an individual, the transformation can better them due to the impacts they receive from difficult situations. When people connect with other individuals they can transform each other to be better. When Jamal accidentally leaves his notebooks in William’s apartment, William goes through and corrects Jamal's writing. This helps Jamal become a better writer. Jamal connects with William by allowing him to…

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    Kylie: A Jenner(ally) Misrepresented Young Woman Kylie Jenner is an American reality television personality, socialite, and model. She is the youngest daughter of 1976 Summer Olympics decathlon winner Caitlyn Jenner (born Bruce) and TV personality Kris Jenner. Time magazine named her in “The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014” for her considerable influence among teens on social media and the following year for “The 30 Most Influential Teens of 2015”. I picked Kylie Jenner because she is known…

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    Keeping up with the Kardashians, is a reality docu-soap that presents the lives of the Kardashian-Jenner family on the television screen. The Kardashian-Jenner family members that are currently on screen, include Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner (formerly the Olympian Bruce Jenner), Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Scott Disick and Kanye West. This docu-soap has shown tremendous success ever since its first airing in 2007, with several spin-off…

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    The Famous Kardashians What is a cultural phenomenon? A cultural phenomenon also known as a bandwagon effect occurs when certain individuals behave or mimic ways merely because of an influential individual acts or promotes a trend. This can occur when something or someone gains popularity from as far as a musical artist to a clothing style. The physical trend is not considered a cultural phenomenon however the process of how it became popular is considered so. For example, the Kardashians; who…

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    Jon Krakauer, a successful and well published author, focuses his literary pursuits on controversial topics that tug on the reader’s heart strings and urge the reader to contemplate topics that are commonly neglected. Two of his books, Into Thin Air and Missoula, may share the same author, but they differ greatly in many stylists aspects. Krakauer, without a doubt, has a distinct and captivating writing style, yet there are many apparent differences when shifting from one of his books to the…

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    I would like to share some of my thoughts and hope you have a few minutes to read this with sincerity and truly reflect on it. I read your email about the 100th day and I have to say that I really do not understand and can’t pretend as if I do. I feel as if this activity is viewed as a cute little tradition that has to be continued because it’s tradition. You basically said to me Oh, it’s tradition so we can’t really cancel it. This really hurts my heart because I know how much it means to…

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    states “kids say cops have gone from giving tickets or arresting skateboarders to chasing them with tasers drawn, tackling them, body-slamming them, clotheslining them, and grabbing them by the neck. It went from people being polite with just a ticket or a warning, some cops are still respectable but for the most part no. It went from that to more violent repercussions. With this the skaters will hopefully not be judged so harshly. Because there is more to skating than just kids enjoying a…

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    Henry David Thoreau once said, “disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.” In Rob Reiner’s film “A Few Good Men,” two obedient marines were inaccurately convicted of conduct unbecoming of a United States Marine. In the middle of the night, Harold Dawson and Louden Downey, entered the barracks of William Santiago. Dawson and Downey issued a code red to Santiago, exacerbating a condition and causing him to die of Lactic Acidosis (A Few Good Men). Dawson and…

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    Ethics is the science behind one’s moral principles in which shape how they act, believe and think. This is effected by the inner, personal and physical environment around them. Interactions between the self, peers, others may alter and affect those changes. Ethics in itself is the knowledge of determining what is good and what is bad. Throughout one’s process in growing up, we are taught how to be an ethical and responsible being within society. We are taught that we should be nice and…

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