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  • Pride: Why Saul Disobeys God

    Every battle Saul fought, God was with him and aided in his victories. Saul was asked by God through Samuel to lay judgment to the Amalekites because of what they did to Israel. Saul was instructed to “Now go and completely destroy the entire Amalekite nation” (1 Samuel 15: 3). Saul goes to the Amalekites in battle, but he only destroys things that were weak and not pleasing to his eyes. The only reason why Saul disobeys God is because of his pride. He kept the…

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  • Saul Friedländer: Holocaust Analysis

    Saul Friedländer’s momentous work, Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945: The Years of Extermination, asserts itself beyond contemporary historical boundaries of Holocaust analysis and representation, culminating his work and presents Friedländer as significantly influential within historical writing. Born into a Jewish family and experiencing the German Occupation within France Friedländer stands as unique amongst Holocaust scholars, whilst this also directly influencing his ground-breaking…

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  • Struggle For Superiority In Handel's Saul

    In a section of the Handel’s Saul, adapted from the Hebrew Bible, comes a struggle for superiority between two people: David and Saul. During a big fight called the Battle of Philistines, David the leader of Israel’s side fights against the Philistines. David defeats the Philistines by using a slingshot to kill the leader with a slingshot as opposed to a sharp weapon such as an arrow or a sword. He also has slain ten thousands while Saul has only slain thousands. Saul sees David’s success as a…

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  • Son Of Saul And Maus Analysis

    The absolute horror of the Holocaust has made it difficult and sometimes controversial to depict it in various forms of media. Two such works of art, Son of Saul and Maus, take very unique approaches to trying to capture the experiences of the Holocaust. Both works share key themes such as the importance of family in maintaining hope and the perpetrator conflict with Jews and Poles. Of course, the two works aren’t exactly the same and there are some major thematic differences. Perhaps the most…

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  • Better Call Saul Character Analysis

    The hit T.V. series “Better Call Saul’’ first aired February 8th, 2015 on AMC. This realistic television series is a crime drama with each episode lasting between 40 minutes to an hour. This series is filmed in the active city of Albuquerque. Saul Goodman is an attorney that attempts to get his name out to the city to gain business through hustling various individuals. In a particular attempt, Saul has two individuals (who tried to hustle him) help pull off a plan that involves a government…

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  • Examples Of Modal Realism

    i) What is modal realism and why would one need to believe in it? What problems is modal realism proposed to solve? What problems accepting modal realism might create? In this essay I am going to explain what Modal Realism is the reasons people will choose to believe in it and the reasons people will not. I will outline the problems of Modality and how Possible World Theory, and extended on to that Modal Realism, will be able to solve it. I will then move onto the weaknesses of Modal…

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  • Saul Kripke's Essay 'Naming And Necessity'

    Some believe that brain states are the same as mental states. So these people believe that mental states are identical to brain states. This would mean that qualitative consciousness could be a physical. These people have been grouped as physicalists. Saul Kripke is in disagreement with this physicalist view. He believes that qualitative consciousness cannot be a physical thing. Although most of his paper, Naming and Necessity, is mostly about a way of understanding modal semantics, a section of…

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  • The Moon Is Blue Saul Bass Analysis

    interested in. I aim to set up the audience for what’s coming; make them expectant.” Saul Bass (GranneBlog, 2011) Saul Bass’ aim from the start was to change the way the audience viewed the title sequence. His unique approach to making the title sequence the “movie within the movie” has earned him high recognition in the film industry to the point where he has been referred to as the “master of title sequences” (Pulver, 2013) Saul Bass was born on the 8th of May 1920 in Bronx, New York. He…

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  • Character Analysis Of Walter White In 'Better Call Saul'

    “Better Call Saul” Season 3 has already been confirmed to hit the small screen on AMC next year, and fans are excited to know if indeed “Breaking Bad” Walter White (Bryan Cranston) will be a part of the third instalment. Show runners have been mum about the plot and details of “Better Call Saul” Season 3, and every news are valuable to the show’s avid fans. “Breaking Bad” Bryan Cranston is rumoured to direct an episode of “Better Call Saul” Season 3. Walter White’s character was a protagonist,…

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  • Verbal Miscommunication

    people growing up and attending school received the most recognition when they got correct answers, not questions. As life continues, this incentive continues. In a discussion between comedian Louis C.K. and the creator of the TED conference, Richard Saul Wurman, Wurman makes an interesting comment that, “In school, we are rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question. Which may explain why kids—who start off asking endless “why” and “what if” questions—gradually ask fewer and…

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