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    Summary of Evidence • Robben Island Tour: Gained an awareness that Robben Island had a far more diverse history than I expected and gave rise to my historical investigation. • Oprah Winfrey’s Mandela Interview Published in O Magazine in 2001: Nelson Mandela, who is regarded as Robben Island’s most famous prisoner, was “unscathed by bitterness” after leaving the island as it allowed him to develop into the diplomatic politician South Africa needed to transition into a democracy. Mandela’s message of reconciliation and forgiveness is often associated with Robben Island. • Article by News24: Former prisoner, Pandelani Nefolovhodwe, wants the museum to honour the persistence and strength of the South African people rather than the “heartache of…

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    who had lived two years of her childhood in a secret annex of an old warehouse, she wrote about her future, family, dreams, and what she had to experience living as a Jew. Through Frank 's writing many people found empathy for the jewish children who witnessed the atrocious war. Although her expressive memories had delivered a message to the people. One person in particular who had more than empathy for Anne Frank was, Nelson Mandela. Mandela was a strong activist to encourage people to take…

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    other races in Africa didn’t have it as good as the Afrikaans. However, even though politics gave Mandela great difficulties and regrets, it eventually proved to be successful in changing the government structure in South Africa. Even though Nelson Mandela went to jail on Robben Island for years, he still didn’t let all of the difficulties, warders, or corrupt prison officials break him at all. (Mandela 407, 432, 458). While Mandela was in prison, he was still determined to complete and apply…

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    was the only one who could figure out the trick that replete human mind with critic between two different shapes of those houses. Further, to show how she was special, the screen was also captured her thought with excellent physic. She could measure and picture the entrance gage at her aunt’s fame in her head. As well as she could apply the concept of physic that her professor said and created into different one. She cut off the airplane wings and spin the fan then flew it into the air. On the…

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    argument using a theory of convergent evolution. This hybrid five-part inductive argument allows Coyne to explain some attributes of island species that remained puzzles for Darwin. Secondly, this hybrid…

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    Many world leaders throughout history have attempted to compose the great society, or as they believed, utopia. On these occurrences, they in some way try to subdue the creative and free thinking side of human nature. In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Mustapha Mond achieves universal stability. As we see in the New World society, stability is made the first priority at the expense of most of the people 's intrinsic human faculties. Mond explains eloquently and quite persuasively to John and…

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    How close is modern America’s government to controlling all, if not most, of our society today? Our current government gradually begins to take over the lives of people like that in Brave New World. Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World depicts a futuristic society that utilizes science to control the lives of mostly everybody by categorizing them into specific castes. The author’s vision of a utopian society in his novel is relatively, but not entirely, close to modern American society.…

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    Imagine living in a society where individualism wasn't an acceptable concept. Picture a world where “I” wasn't a state of mind. This is the theme of Ayn Rand's Anthem, a dystopian novel set in the distant future. “We learned that the earth is flat and the sun revolves around it, which causes the day and the night. We learned the names of all the winds which blow over the seas and push the sails of our great ships. We learned how to bleed men to cure them of all ailments.” (Rand 23). This quote…

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    Tristan Da Cunha Culture

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    southern Atlantic ocean. It is a very unique place that few people know about, and that is why I chose to learn more about this culture. It is truly interesting to see how the people on Tristan da Cunha live their lives, and how different their way of life is from our own. There are no airports on the island of Tristan da Cunha, so the only way to get there is by boat, across some of the roughest waters on the planet. Boats from South Africa only travel to the island eight or nine times per…

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    I am Emnjundi Jacqueline Longton (call me Jackie), and this is my story. I live in the utopia of Colorum, or perhaps it is the dystopia of Colorum. Utopia is certainly what our world appears to be. We all have our jobs, our lifestyles. When we change, we can change our surroundings if we wish. Everyone is happy, except for those who are misfits. Those who don’t get along with our law. No one knows what happens to them, just that they get removed. To where? No one knows. To people in Hyacinthum,…

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