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  • Compare And Contrast Star Wars Vs Star Trek

    stop testing his readiness and listening so much to others on what to do so he may trust in himself. Luke is frequently acting first and then thinking later. He does dangerous things in order to help himself or others. Spock is a very important character in the Star Trek series. He is the ship’s resident half-alien. He deals with racism and bigotry on a daily, not to mention the widespread misunderstandings the crew has of him and his culture as a Vulcan. Vulcans have a violent history in the Star Trek plot line. They choose to suppress all emotions and devote themselves to logic. Throughout the series Spock is trying to find his solution to this inner conflict he has with being half human and half Vulcan fighting bad guys on a daily with his team on the USS Enterprise. To compare sides, Obi-Wan Kenobi is Luke Skywalker’s mentor in the Star Wars movies. Obi-Wan Kenobi is a Jedi and he embodies the ideals of the Prequel-era Jedi Order: cautious, focused, and very traditional. These aspects often put him in conflict with many of the other characters in Star Wars. Obi-Wan has conquered many personal conflicts throughout each movie of the Star Wars franchise. From being taken from his parents at a very young age to having to battle one of his very close friends. Spock and Obi-Wan Kenobi are very similar planned out characters in each of the franchises, for they’re the outcasted people made to find their way in each story line. The Star Wars plot line is about a war between the…

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  • Kids Being Childish Research Paper

    correct them.” (Ayers). Children need guidance to learn the basic rules of a civilized society but as importantly children need to be loved and to be children. Those that do both, best, do so because they keep in mind that, “All the time a person is a child he is both a child and learning to be a parent. After he becomes a parent he becomes predominantly a parent reliving childhood” (Spock). Remembering things you liked and disliked about your childhood and make additions or changes to improve…

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  • The Importance Of Technology In Jurassic Park

    dangers of Genesis is Dr. David Marcus, one of the head scientists on the project. While he is speaking to his mother, Dr. Carol Marcus, he remarks, “We’ve built something that can be perverted into a terrible weapon,” (David Marcus, Wrath of Khan). Although he believes that this weapon can be used for evil, he continues to create it. This implies that he believes Genesis can be kept out of the wrong hands, even though people will try to bastardize its purpose. When this conversation takes…

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  • Ethos And Logos In Star Trek

    few that appear in this franchise. Furthermore, most people don’t notice the logos, pathos, and ethos connection with the three main characters, Jim Kirk, Spock, and Bones. I didn’t even real make the connections till recently, and I watch it regularly. Let’s get rid of the obvious connection here. Spock is a Vulcan, which his species has no feeling, they use logic to make the smartest choice in the face of danger or uncertainty. In the TV series, he only uses logic to convince Captain Kirk…

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  • Kant Vs Utilitarianism

    the extraterrestrial ethical system before adopting it. 2. I would say that Mr. Spock could very well lead a morally respectable life even though he does not have emotions. It is possible that Mr. Spock does not have emotions, but he has a sense of what is right or wrong. It is conceivable that Mr. Spock recognizes that ethics comes about because of reasoning. It is consequently possible that he reasons what is wrong or right though he is not emotional about his actions or of the actions of…

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  • Steven Johnson Everything Bad Is Good For You Analysis

    also uses statements by people such as Andrew Solomon and Spock to support his description of reading rewards. He then uses this evidential support to backup his statement in the third paragraph where he says, “The very fact that I am presenting this argument to you in the form of a book and not a television drama or a video game should make it clear that I believe the printed work remains the most powerful vehicle for conveying complicated information…”. By using his previously stated opinion…

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  • Nozick's Chapter On Emotions

    Chapter 9: Emotions Nozick’s first words on his chapter on Emotions are as follows: A large part of how we feel about life is shaped by the emotions we have had and expect to have and that feeling too (probably) is an emotion or a combination of them,” (Nozick, pg. 87). From this Chapter, we were give three conclusions, but for this essay I will only focus on two. Conclusion 2: Emotions are not just feelings Conclusion 3: Human beings are better off with emotions than if they were lacking…

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  • Personal Narrative-Piedra Canteada (Buckhart)

    At that moment I remembered the conversation y had with Buckhart: Buckhart claimed “Spock you can’t ´go alone” Spock answered “I’m not going alone. I’m going with my herd.” Bluffing Buckhart said” You guys are harmless, you can’t protect yourself or the others.” Spock angrily answered I’m going to probe you are wrong.” There we were in middle of nowhere in the complete darkness with the feeling of eyes looking at us just ready to end with our lives. My arrogance was so big that blind me…

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  • Gender Stereotypes Of Slash Fanfiction

    The predominant demographics of slash fiction readers are female compared to other gender demographics the majority of whom identify as other than heterosexual. Science fiction writer Joanna Russ points in her essay "Pornography by Women for Women, with Love," that, in regards to the Kirk/Spock relationship, slash fanfiction provides a sense of combining both the masculine sides with feminine traits of emotional vulnerability. This stand of an equal relationship negates the power imbalance…

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  • Common Sense Book Of Baby And Child Care Analysis

    Q1) To June Jordan, what was the significance of Dr. Benjamin Spock’s Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care? How do her views on Dr. Spock change and why? [see page 1886-1887] To June Jordan, Dr. Benjamin Spock was a God. She treated his book, Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care like the bible. Jordan said, “I was ignorant but striving to be good: a good Mother. And so it was there, in that best-seller pocketbook of do’s and don’t’s (1886). Jordan’s views changed when she came upon this…

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