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    In the novel “The Alchemist” written by Paul Coelho tells a story of a young shepherd boy named Santiago who travels on a journey into pursuing his personal legend. It all started when Santiago had recurring dreams in which he feels he should follow. Santiago then consults a gypsy woman to explain what the dreams meant. This leads him to his journey to the pyramid where he experiences many challenges and temptations. The first stage of Santiago’s journey began with an old man, Melchizedek. Melchizedek claims to be the king of Salem, who agrees with the gypsies advice, and tells Santiago that it is his personal legend to journey to the pyramids. The king explains to Santiago, “It's what you have always wanted to accomplish. Everyone, when…

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    Bosch, this painting is a part of our first year read book that is brought up on many occasions by Frans Dee Waal who relates it back to the Bonobos. This painting required much time looking at and much research. To me this painting has made me come to think so much about temptations that we fight in our life, to me as a college student there’s so many temptations that I fight everyday, They are displayed in the painting through fruits there is a bramble bush that grows black berries, a pelican…

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    History Of Motown Records

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    Motown Records was created by Berry Gordy on January 12, 1959. Motown made its impact on the music industry forever. Artists that we know as legends today such as Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, and The Jackson 5 started in Motown. Together their music brought a community together. Motown started with just a man and 800 dollars loaned from his family. Berry Gordy was a dreamer, and also a teacher, producer, and entrepreneur.Gordy as an African American owner wanted to make a…

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    the social advantages that help push them to success. As their fortunes grew so did their temptations to give into sin. The temptation of pride, lust, envy, anger, greed, gluttony, sloth only grew as they became complacent with their fortunes. H.L. Hunt was a prideful man, much too prideful. He viewed himself as far above the rest of humanity, his fortune gave him the rational to believe it. The Big Rich quotes Lyda, the daughter of H.L. Hunt’s first wife speaking to her mother after she had…

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    blocks out sinful destruction and (sexual) desires; that is to say, the maiden chooses to devote herself to a religious institution rather than live an immoral life. First, there are several complications within these two lines and particularly with the syntax. That is, how can a lady, in her “earliest youth,” “wisely” block out the sinful temptations of life?—she cannot. The terms, “youth” and “wisely” are colliding; she is not learned enough to shun the road of destruction because she has not…

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    I read something very powerful in Rankin’s book on Spiritual Warfare, and found it fitting as it relates to having a battle plan, and developing strategies to defend the knowing temptation in my life, and those that are on the way. Rankin wrote, “I’ve come to the conclusion that there is only one solution that guarantees success in maintaining a holy lifestyle that brings glory to God. It is to have such a desperation and heart for God that we can never take that first step in allowing our…

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    he saw the way they made cars and thought “why can 't you do that with music?” With help from family he was able to come up with motown records with a 800$ loan. He was encouraged to keep going because of his friend smokey robinson. By starting his recording studio he brought in only african americans to play. It started with a riff and everyone in the band built up upon it. This was the start of not only african americans gaining the mainstream audience but started a system of music making.…

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    Berry Gordy Biography

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    stated that they wanted to look like Diana Ross. This was very important to the racial tension during this time period. White people wanted nothing to do with black people creating this strain between races. With the comments women made about their feelings toward Diana, this shows the cultural boundaries Motown achieved as they’re artists were able to capture culturally different audiences. “The company’s first major hit came the next year with Barrett Strong’s “Money (That’s What I Want).” In…

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    of Motown's Politics at 45 Rpm," counters that there were many instances that used social commentary about political issues such as; war, poverty, and discrimination in earlier records produced at Motown (503-526). European tours that brought the music to a global audience and influenced musicians not only in Europe but around the world, and was a major impetus of the “British Invasion” led by groups like the Beatles and The Rolling Stones in the mid 1960’s. David E. Nantis enumerates facts…

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    Childhood is one of those precious and phenomenal time in which a child is transforming into an adult. We all been through childhood and we can all agree that childhood is one of the most significant moment of our lives because childhood is a delightful time in which life is extremely enjoyable and innocent. Childhood is the most beautiful of all life season. The poem Hide and Seek by Vernon Scannell presents an unbeautiful side of childhood life, in which the central theme is about growing up,…

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