The Amory Wars

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  • Fragile-Personal Narrative

    We arrived at a small café. At the counter we bought two orders of fish and chips wrapped in packets of paper. I followed Marisol outside to a bricked patio. The café tables stood under colorful canvas umbrellas. Marisol chose one furthest from the café’s backdoor, seeming to breathe easier now we were off the street. The aroma of golden battered fish and crispy chips made my stomach rumble, and I realized just how hungry I was. I knew it was from using my mage powers. A bottle of malt vinegar sat on the table, and Marisol tilted the bottle to sprinkle some on her food. She offered me the vinegar. I took it and did the same, figuring she hadn’t led me wrong yet. Using my fingers I broke off a bite of steamy, hot fish and popped it in my mouth. Eyes closed, I savored the succulent flakiness of the fish, mixed with the pungent tang of vinegar. I followed it up with several salty chips. Oh my gosh, on the favorite meals in my life scale, this scored a ten. I searched for Hawking and spotted him sniffing at some uneaten fish and chips left on a vacated table. Surely he isn’t going to...yep, there he goes. He wolfed the food down in in several gulps, licking his lips and snuffling around for more at other empty tables. Gross. When he saw me watching him, he grinned, “Can you believe people leave such savory tidbits behind? What are they thinking?” Well, they’re not thinking a gargoyle that’s half pig is going to come along and gobble it up for them, that’s for sure. I turned…

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  • This Side Of Paradise Fitzgerald Analysis

    to riches story while his main character, Amory Blaine, has a riches to rags story. Fitzgerald used the society around him to assist in the historical context of the novel. He used the youth culture that he both experienced and observed; he shows the youth drinking excessively, doing drugs to get attention, and shows the creation and destruction of potential relationships. The first World War also greatly affected the plot of Fitzgerald’s…

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  • The Importance Of Transboundary Water Management In The Bahamas

    Water, a natural resource deemed to be a right, is fast depleting. Our planet’s fresh water reserves present an unfavorable picture, with only 1% out of 3% accessible for direct human use. This scarcity, fueled by unequal distribution amongst countries caused by geographical and political obstacles, raises the potential of “water wars”. Such concerns are exacerbated by uncontrollable population growth, pollution due to industrialization and modernization, and climate change. A new approach to…

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  • Analysis Of Joint Force 2025

    a difficult time keeping up with the challenges and speed of a constantly changing security environment.” The Future Risk the U.S. faces is cyber technology is changing at a much faster pace than conventional weapon technology. The U.S. must find a way to be more flexible in developing and purchasing new technology while maintaining a secure process to keep pace with the rest of the world or fall behind and risk losing a cyber war. In conclusion, I see the global surveillance and strike (GSS)…

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  • Paul Baumer In All Quiet On The Western Front

    a novel about war. A Novel about suffering, loss, and the cold and sad realization that one young man came to about the realities of war. That young man is Paul Baumer. Paul is a very fluid and inconsistent character, he is constantly developing and changing his views on his circumstances. This is the cause of confusion for many, but also the reason that this is such a riveting and powerful book that has affected and will continue to affect all generations. His thoughts often and incessantly…

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  • Lord Of The Flies Vs War Analysis

    peaceful, it is worth asking how much of unrecorded human history was peaceful. Since the creation of man, humans have been at war with one another. Our wars have been violent and quiet, however, almost always present. Conflict is observable within every niche of humanity, even within the walls of a classroom it is possible to find evidence of conflict, yet humans have not found a way to deal with it better than war. The history of conflict stretches as far back as the beginning of humanity…

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  • Democratic Peace Theory Analysis

    It is rare to have wars based solely on religion, although they make up about 40% of all other wars fought. Religious wars are motivated by a higher power or idol that is said to have commanded radical groups to kill in an unjust manner. Ethnic cleansing, for instance, is one aspect of war against religion. The Holocaust, for example, was a war against millions of Jewish men, women, and children were killed because of their ethnic background. Hitler’s affirmation of dominance of his race was…

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  • Compare And Contrast The European Hegemony And The Military Revolution

    conflict. To describe Europe’s political state in the post-millennium as fractured is no overstatement, and as Geoffrey Parker sums up “hardly a decade can be found before 1815 in which at least one battle did not take place.” However, it must also be noted that the face of war changed drastically in the centuries after the year 1000, from a mere “sporting” engagement to the type of bloody carnage typically envisaged under modern conceptions of battle. A revealing comparison is found in the…

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  • Analysis Of Hobbes's View Of Man In The State Of Nature

    nature are equal, this produces fear, such fear leads to war, this state of war leads to preventive measures of attacks against neighbors, there are three principles of quarrel relating to such which are competition, fear and glory, in such state nothing is ‘unjust’ and thus there is no civilization. Due to all these claims, if humans were left to the State of Nature, humanity would cease to exist due to all the violence this state results in. One of the reasons the State of Nature produces…

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  • Jomini's Foundation Of Theory, And The Foundations Of Strategy

    Foundations of Strategy Lt Col Frank Taravella, USAF In the history of war, man has struggled to analyze and understand conflict from various points of view. In the big picture, no one strategy or concept can successfully analyze a particular conflict for the mere fact that these concepts were developed with an eye on history. Having historical examples does not completely encompass all aspects of modern warfare, as no two conflicts are exactly the same. In this essay I will attempt to…

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