The Eternal City

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  • Personal Narrative: Home

    It was completely different from Athens. Our second stop was on a small beautiful island called Capri. It was a jet-setters city for the rich and the famous. Luxury brand stores , expensive clothing, well dressed people, beautiful buildings and fancy cuisines was what made the city so compelling. One of Capri’s most iconic sights I had the chance to travel to was the Faraglioni. They were three towering rock formations formed by raging waves and forceful winds throughout years and years. My attempt of capturing its beauty was impossible, but it was truly the heart and soul of Capri. I was on a boat, the sun shining its brightest and it 's heats radiating onto my skin made it memorable. Everything was breathtaking, a surreal moment that I never experienced before. I embraced its beauty, I praised its rugged peaks and sharp edges, looking at the rocks. As I stared at the shimmering waters surrounding me, I was overwhelmed with natures presence…

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  • Eliade Sacred Space

    In The Sacred and the Profane, Mircea Eliade traces the existence of sacred spaces and what characteristics each area follows to determine what defines a sacred space. Eliade has identified five elements of every sacred space. For a place to be sacred, there has to be a hierophany, cosmogonic qualities, a threshold, and where heavenly and earthly come to meet and has to have a break in the homogeneity of the space. To examine further, we explored Stonehill’s Chapel of Mary to see if it qualifies…

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  • 's Contrast The Heaviest Burden By Nietzsche And Husserl

    Nietzsche specifically speaks about the possibility of meaning of life and bearing the burden of life in the condition of "that which must come". This is the eternal return of the same. Zoroastra defines the condition of bearing of life as the underestanding of the eternal recurrent situation. What does he see in future that helps him bear the life? He responds that "And all my creating and striving amounts to this, that I create and piece together into one, what is now fragment and riddle and…

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  • Nietzsche's Concept Of Eternal Return In My Life

    Nietzsche’s myth is a metaphor designed to motivate all of the characters in the book to take their actions more seriously; to live with a demeanor that leads to actions that are worthy of eternal repetition. Nietzsche’s concept of eternal return is not easily understood in a literal sense— it is to be interpreted as a myth accepted for its objective value. Therefore, Nietzsche’s concept behind the eternal return is simply that “humanity cannot live without some sense of purpose and meaning in…

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  • Augustine's Expository Essay

    forever, while others think Rome never was stopped entirely. Through the readings of the City of God, one can only conclude that Augustine was in fact a continuationist. Augustine describes the City of God as “those who live according to God”. They are the ones who put God before themselves, and do right on earth to live eternally. They are not focused on events in present time, but what will come from it at the end. Augustine stated that “The families which live by faith look for those eternal…

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  • The Human Body: A Comparative Analysis

    The idea of forming a better society quickly manifest itself in several unique forms. Some took to writing and planning the best ways to organize and shape a city. Others built the cities in the way they felt would best suit the needs of it’s people. All over the globe men and women debated in both literature and city planning what the best way was to plan human society. The likes of Thomas Moore wrote through their books that the best way to achieve a Utopia like state was to create a city in…

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  • Personal Narrative: Finding True Happiness

    Please give me back the time I spent with you!!!” Then she turned on the vehicle and ran away like a lightning. I still continued my journey. I flew over the ocean. I flew over a couple islands. And I arrived an island called “Meditation Island” After I entering the island, I met a monk wearing purple cape. I asked him “Is there true happiness in this island?” He smiled and answered “Yes! Of course! Because you can have a spiritual awakening in this island. You are spirit, so you will…

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  • Venice Persuasive Essay

    is unanimous: Venice is the a lot of admirable city-limits in the world, and the alone one that can absolutely be declared as unique. Anniversary architectonics is a plan of art, with their adorableness added if reflected on the canals that cantankerous the city. Its bewitched backdrop is alluring and amazing at aboriginal sight, evoking the activity of entering the ambience of a real-life bogie tale. It's conceivably even arbitrary to all added cities to alarm Venice a city, as it is a abode…

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  • Apia Case Study

    Urban development in Apia Introduction Apia is the capital city of Samoa and the largest city in the Pacific. In Apia, there is a trend that 40% of population are looking forward to live in urban area. And the rate of urban growth will be continued to increase (Pacific island populations in Jones article, 2001). Urban population, density of house and waste from industries are all rise continually. Due to the increasing of pressure of urbanization and the lack of effective management solutions,…

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  • Negative Aspects Of Urban Designs

    Urban designs, particularly those focused on children neighbourhoods can provide opportunities to facilitate or hinder Auckland being a child-friendlier city. These areas are crucial to the health and well-being of children (Witten, Kearns & Carroll, 2015). Negative aspects of the urban environment such as high traffic levels, spatial segregation and safety concerns as well as parental entrapment and the exclusion of children needs in urban planning decision-making represent barriers to Auckland…

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