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    Democratic Promise: Saul Alinsky & His Legacy The documentary takes place in Chicago. Saul Alinsky was studying criminology and he noticed how the poverty in communities equaled violence. Alinski was one of the main individual that started what is known as community organizing. He wanted to bring the community together so that they could have power over there communities. I found it interesting and strategic how Alinski used his knowledge and experience to support communities with their…

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In the start of the book, researcher John Ralston Saul uncovers 3 setting up myths. Saul fights that the notable "peace, demand, and incredible government" that to the extent anybody knows describes Canada is a contorting of the country's genuine nature. Every last document before the BNA Act, he points out, used the articulation "peace, welfare, and incredible government," demonstrating that the flourishing of its citizenry was focal. He moreover fights that Canada is a Métis nation,…

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    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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    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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    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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    Saul Kripke's highly influential “Identity and Necessity” challenges a number of prevalent assumptions made by his contemporaries regarding the classification of identity statements as either contingent or necessary. (Heide, 26 Feb.) Firstly, he renounces the common habit of speaking of necessary truths, those that could not have possibly have been false, as being equivalent to a priori truths, or those knowable without the aid of sensory experience. (Kripke 130) Secondly, he argues for a theory…

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