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  • Tupac Analysis

    A genius in the rap world, to say the least, Tupac Shakur has always been one of the most talked about artists of all times. In fact, you don’t need to be a fan of rap to feel overwhelming emotions triggered by Tupac’s songs. Born as Lesane Parish Crooks, Tupac left the world way too soon. He was shot and killed in September of 1996. There is a reason Tupac still holds a place in everyone’s heart. He was the epitome of perfection when it came to passing on a message through songs. Not only was he idolized by his fans, but many today still lament his passing. It wasn’t the beautiful girls or the handful of awards that pique the interest of the world, but it was his BOLD lyrics. If this legendary intellect hadn’t been killed, he would have been forty-four this year and saluted as the “King of Rap”. Since he has been called the next James Dean, Tupac was destined to save the black nation, per his own mother’s words. Even the late Maya Angelou seemed to feel that way too, stating in an interview before her death that she had once taken Tupac aside and had a talk with him. According to her, they shared a hug, but not before she reminded him why he was important. She strongly felt he provided insight and philosophy that provided a much-needed reality check for the world to hear. Perhaps, Tupac was living a double life, and some might say unsuccessfully with his early demise, but no one can deny that he was indeed the “GREATEST RAPPER OF ALL TIME”. When it came to incredible…

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  • The Effects Of Colonialism In Joseph Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    Comes up to the missionary saying that “he would not do any harm to him if he were to just go back to his house and leave us alone… but this shrine which he built must be destroyed. We shall no longer allow it in our midst. I t has bred untold abominations and we have to come to put an end to it.” (Achebe, 176) This is showing that the people judged and disliked the white men pretty much because of the past and what has happened. In though Mr. Brown seem to start to build some…

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  • Okonkwo And Nwoye Analysis

    There are several other short passages that support the idea that the relationship between Okonkwo and Nwoye has deteriorated. Okonkwo was a typical man in the tribe. He often asked himself how he ended up with a son like Nwoye. “Okonkwo’s first son, Nwoye, was then twelve years old but was already causing his father great anxiety for his incipient laziness. At any rate, that was how it looked to his father, and he sought to correct him by constant nagging and beating ( 13-14).” Okonkwo…

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  • The Golden Period: The Heian Period

    literature and religious unity wouldn 't have happened. The Fujiwara family started to gain power in the Japanese aristocracy. They were one of many trying to gain control of the new Japanese capital. Mototsune’s time in power was a turning point in the history of the Fujiwara family. To maintain his powerful position, Mototsune had to battle people constantly. It changed what the people of the japnese monarchy thought of them. They became seen as a very powerful force in politics.people became…

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  • John Macdonald Case Study

    John MacDonald was the son of Alexander MacDonald of Genaladal and Margaret MacDonald of Scotland; John had three siblings Donald, a younger brother, and sisters Helen and Peggy. John, his brother and sisters went to St. John’s Island in May of 1772 aboard the Alexander bringing with them 210 settlers. Things would get harder for the MacDonald’s, John and Donald went off to war leaving Helen in charge of their estate. The situation on St. John’s Island would only become worse with proprietors…

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  • The Relationship Between Lao Tzu And Marcus Aurelius

    who wrote Meditations, a book that has details about Marcus Aurelius’ thoughts and stoicism in general. While these two philosophers may have been born in different eras and different parts of the world, they have some very similar thoughts about the right way to live your life. More specifically, both of these philosophers believed in the idea of inaction, or wu wei according…

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  • Compare And Contrast Daoism And Confucianism

    duties. Each person should understand and feel comfortable in his/her own role. People, who act correctly, can improve and reorganize the society. Only if one explores the surrounding world, he/she will become smart. Knowledge brings sincere thoughts and ideas while an open mind improves a person’s character. An educated and sophisticated individual makes his family better. Families, in their turn, regulate the state. The peace in the world will be achieved only if there is harmony in families…

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  • Confucianism: The Demonization Of Wu Zetian

    Due to Confucianism’s view that women are to be submissive to men in all levels of the social hierarchy, coupled with early text that shed negative light on the idea of female rulers. It made the idea of powerful women seem stranger and often unnatural since they would have challenged the authority of men. Rulers and influential women, similar to hens, represented dynastic decline. As a wife, Wu also broke standards set by Confucius followers regarding marriage. Chinese women could not have…

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  • What Is The Bhagavad Gita

    the Supreme God. There is an objective certainty to be found in the Gita: love is a recognition of oneness with Krishna, a reflection of truth. The Daodejing describes a concept known as Wu Wei, or non-action, as a mental state where our interactions with nature are performed effortlessly and are unbound from our false sense of self. To properly execute Wu Wei, an individual must not strive to be bad or good, rather they must exist exclusively in the current period. Embodying this concept of Wu…

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  • Tao Of Pooh Chapter Summaries

    In 6th century BCE the philosphy of Doaism was first created by Laozi during the Eastern Zhou Dynasty. Laozi believed that people could accomplish more in life by following Tao or “The Way”, which is the natural order of things. The guidance of following the path of least resistance to be successful is called Wu Wei or “non-action”. The Doadejing by Loazi and the Zhungzi by Zhungzi are traditional chinese texts that were used for Doaism teachings in the Eastern Zhou. Doaism teachings can also…

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