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  • Cultural Lenses In America

    Cultural lenses Hamza lalami - doesn’t really sound like an “american” name now does it? Which is probably why I get asked where I’m from quite often when I introduce myself as myself. So let me formally introduce myself. I am Hamza lalami, which doesn’t really sound the way you just read it, but for simplicities sake lets keep it as such. I was born in New Jersey and raised by my Moroccan born parents here for the majority of my life. And yes. I have been to Morocco dozens of time, I actually…

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  • Exemplification Essay: A Brave New World

    planet Earth went into the state that recovery started to seem impossible. Regardless of planet’s condition, people kept craving for new things. By the beginning of 22nd century, series of natural disasters attacked cities. Earthquakes dropped skyscrapers into crevices, tsunamis swept cities, and nuclear power plants started to explode one after another. Sky lost its clear blue colour, and visions were blocked with thick smokes. Cities became inhabitable one by one. Only Chicago managed to…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Journey With The Piano

    regions that rely on tourism, the loss of sand from their beaches to overmining could prove potentially catastrophic. Singapore and Dubai have used illegally mined sand bought on a black market to enlarge their coastlines artificially and to build skyscrapers. Meanwhile, Indonesia has lost entire islands, as Singapore uses Indonesian sand to build into the ocean. Singapore has seen disputes with Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Cambodia due to its use of sand in expanding their territory. In…

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  • King Henry A Day At All Analysis

    CONCLUSION No state follows a straight forward path of development from traditionalism to modernity, cleavages and conflicts are part of every society, any society cannot find release from them, and like happiness and grief are the assets of every human life. An autonomous/self-governing aristocracy does not readily abandon its vantages to a centralizing monarchy, nor does landed nobility greet the growth of a middle class whose new wealth derives from trade, investment, banking, commerce or…

    Words: 1867 - Pages: 8
  • Personal Narrative: My Mom's Expedition

    Her Expedition I remember the day my mom left like it was just yesterday. It was dark outside; the sun was just starting to rise. “Get up,” Mom said, “we have to run a little errand.” It was about five in the morning. I looked outside the barred window, which was like that because those windows were way too easy to open and my grandma said we could never be too cautious. I saw our neighbor, Patty, already up, sweeping outside of her house. It seemed like everyone in Guanajuato was a morning…

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  • Overgrazing Leads To Desertification Essay

    The greatest challenge that humanity will face in this century is how to halt climate change in its tracks. Carbon dioxide levels are increasing, the polar ice caps are melting, the seas are rising, the weather is more extreme, and the deserts are becoming larger. Yet, population is increasing and will continue to for a long time. People are still burning fossil fuels and are, in general, eating more meat. In 2009, the per capita meat consumption in the United States was 120.20 kilograms, which…

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  • Lamentations: A Book Of Sorrowful Songs Written By Jeremiah

    The book of Lamentations is a book of sorrowful songs that was written by Jeremiah after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians. The title of Lamentations is translated as How and it comes from the first word “a groan” in the book. The book gives voice to the people who were suffering in the city of Jerusalem. Lamentations is also a book as a confession of the sinners in Jerusalem. In the book of Lamentations, Jerusalem was a beautiful city. The Temple of God was in the city. The…

    Words: 2020 - Pages: 9
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Organic Architecture

    “The architect must be a prophet... a prophet in the true sense of the term... if he can't see at least ten years ahead don't call him an architect.”- Frank Lloyd Wright. An architect is a person who is trained and experienced in the design of buildings and in the coordination and supervision of all aspects of the construction of buildings. Architects are artists whose art are sometimes overlooked, but will be viewed until the end of time. Their creations are ageless and helps define the history…

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  • Differences Between Animals And Humans

    they are using their table manners and proper etiquette. They cannot assess how plugging in numbers into a computer can give you certain data, and that those numbers stand for a specific formula. Lastly, they do not understand that tools can build skyscrapers. This is because they cannot place themselves outside of their body and recognize what they are doing. Animals do not realize that in performing these acts they are improving their lifestyle and standard of living. In addition to this,…

    Words: 1956 - Pages: 8
  • Wangari Maathai: The Vision Of The Green Belt Movement In Kenya

    Green Belt Movement Our climate is changing. People all around the world lack shelter, clothing and are even dying of hunger. Wangari Mathai had a vision. She was focused on restoring our environment and was willing to lend a hand to clean up the damages climate change had caused in her community. With the help of her vison and the Green belt Movement she founded, Kenya began to prosper. Crowds were cheering. Kenyans were…

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