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Ancient Aliens - ... It is others, many others, as well. You cannot kill the idea anymore, never.” Zecharia Sitchin is the author of fourteen works that reference his ancient alien hypothesis. His theories are based on translations of ancient Sumerian texts, and according to him, coincide with many other biblical texts. Sitchin theorizes that there was once another planet in our solar system called Nibiru, which he wrote about in his book The 12th Planet. He believed that Nibiru was the home of an advanced civilization, which the Sumerians called the Annunaki, and are referred to as the Nephilum in the Book of Genesis....   [tags: Ancient Aliens]
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Aliens - For over a thousand years people have reported seeing strange objects flying in the sky. Today the unknown flying objects -UFOs continue to visit us, on a regular basis. A large amount of recorded historical events of this issue have taken place to give the subject of UFOs recognition. Recently, many individuals have claimed to witness or be part of fantastic stories that attract some while are turned away. Videotapes, photographs and pieces of physical evidence do support some of these stories....   [tags: essays research papers] 1857 words
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Illegal Aliens - Illegal Aliens: Friend or Enemy. The illegal alien debate has raged on for several decades; however in recent years citizens have become more aware of the crisis. Illegal immigration is one of the most controversial political issues of today's society. Illegal aliens and their immigration to the U.S. is a problem that needs to be addressed. It is unfair to Americans and to the country from where they immigrated from. Whether they (illegal aliens) take jobs or put a strain on Americans social service programs, the constant invasion of illegal aliens has promoted disrespect for the law and also limits our ability to control immigration....   [tags: Illegal immigration ] 1307 words
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The Existence Of Aliens - The Existence Of Aliens Do you believe in Aliens or life on different planets. There are many people who believe they seen alien or U.F.O sightings, abductions, crashes and animal mutilations But is this all true. There have been many U.F.O sightings around the world one sighting was on June 24th 1947 Kenneth Arnold was flying over the Cascade Mountains when a set of nine strange looking objects flying across the sky. At first he thought they were reflections of the sun but after looking at them more closely he realized that they were objects flying in formation....   [tags: social issues] 576 words
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The Phenomenon of Aliens - The Phenomenon of Aliens The phenomenon of aliens is a really diverse subject to ponder about. The physical evidence can really affirm that aliens are sucking up people out of are atmosphere. In the article “Where’s the Physical Evidence” The Hopkins story, claims to have more compelling evidence - even an x-ray of an alien nasal implants. But like with all alien phenomenon there is diversity in the proof. The MIT physicist confirmed that there is not one, single, independently confirmed piece of scientific evidence for an alien abduction....   [tags: social issues] 700 words
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Illegal Aliens - ILLEGAL ALIENS “BURGLARS ARE NOT UNINVITED HOUSE GUESTS. CAR-JACKERS NOT ARE UNDER-RATED DRIVERS. BANK ROBBERS ARE NOT MAKING UNAUTHORIZED WITHDRAWALS. ILLEGAL ALIENS ARE NOT UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS.” Q: What is the problem and why. The correct term for the 8-11 million persons illegally in the U.S. is "illegal aliens" or perhaps "illegal migrants." They are not 'undocumented' nor are they 'immigrants'. The millions of Mexican and other illegal aliens in the United States endanger national security by creating a demand for false identity documents and smuggling networks that could I believe also assist terrorists....   [tags: essays research papers] 749 words
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Illegal Aliens - Beware. America is being invaded by aliens. Not the little, green, Martian type you see in science fiction movies, but the real thing. I'm talking about the illegal type who come in every day and every night, by land and by sea. Estimates have shown that as many as 500,000 illegal aliens make it across the border every year (Morganthau 67). Illegal immigration causes many problems in the United States, including economic problems, crime, education disputes, and overcrowding. All of these problems were already damaging our country and illegal immigration has made them much, much worse....   [tags: essays research papers] 1769 words
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Aliens ARE Out There! - Aliens ARE Out There.      Just about 500 years ago people believed that the earth was still flat, 50 years ago people doubted the existence of an alien life, 5 min ago the people of earth believe that aliens existed. Many individuals around the world have reportedly been contacted by extra terrestrial beings. They allege that Earth is currently being visited by several different species of extra terrestrial. These individuals report that extra terrestrials are visiting the Earth because they are interested in observing the development of the human species....   [tags: Government Cover-ups Roswell Incident]
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The Existence of UFOs and Aliens. - ... Some people reported that those crop circles usually appeared overnight are complex with beautiful designs. To create those crop circles, it might need help from a super technology, and most people think about Aliens because human technology has been not reaching this level yet. The ongoing question among many crop circles of a skeptic has been: could they be manmade or not. According to Paul Cole, “But in 1991, pranksters Doug Bower and Dave Chorley from Southampton, announced that they had conceived the idea as a joke....   [tags: Artificial Intelligence ]
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Healthcare for Illegal Aliens - ... Some of these restrictions are based on laws and reform acts that have been produced by the legislative body in the responsible geopolitical unit of the government. On a federal level, the Welfare Reform Act of 1996 (PRWORA) prohibits hospital districts from offering free or discounted nonemergency medical care for noncitizens (Guidance on the Interpretation of “Federal Public Benefits” Under the Welfare Reform Law, 2010). By prohibiting free and nonemergency medical care, these illegal aliens can be carrying foreign disease and since they cannot work legally in the country, they do not have money to get cures for their illnesses-causing it to spread amongst others, if contagious....   [tags: Healthcare, argumentative, persuasive]
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Healthcare for Illegal Aliens - ... However, research shows that unauthorized immigrants do not come to the United States for health care benefits or any other public services for which they are not eligible (Waslin, 2009). What the illegal aliens want are jobs that will potentially give them a higher wage in comparison to the country they came from. To effectively weigh whether providing health care to immigrants should be considered a right or privilege, one would have to consider how much they contribute to economic growth....   [tags: Immigration, argumentative, persuasive]
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'Aliens' by James Cameron - 'Aliens' by James Cameron James Cameron creates atmosphere in a key sequence in ‘Aliens’ using cinematography, editing, sound, special effects and mise-en-scene. The scene opens with one of the protagonists, Corporal Hicks, telling his troops what he managed to ‘salvage from the APC’, this dialogue is of a military style, and emphasizes the professional nature of the characters. This idea of military professionalism is reinforced by the costumes worn by the characters e.g. bullet proof jackets and bullet belts etc, these make the audience feel protected as if they are in ‘safe hands’....   [tags: Papers] 679 words
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Do You Believe in Aliens? - ... To protect the people the government claimed there was not a UFO and that it was simply an air craft that had lost control. Days after the incident a local rancher by the name of William Brazel had found odd debris near his land. When crumpled up, the material would unfold itself and lay flat as if never touched; it was reported to be similar to tin foil. Bewildered, Brazel contacted sheriff, George Wilcox. Soon after the case was closed and remained untouched for the next 30 years. In 1978 ufologist Stanton T....   [tags: Extraterrestrial Life ] 788 words
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Aliens Built the Pyramids - Aliens built the Egyptian pyramids. Recent research supports the theory that the Pyramids were built long before humans inhabited the area now known as Egypt. It is also nearly impossible for the Egyptians to have lifted and moved the limestone brick used to build these massive structures. Only a more advanced form of life could have constructed such an enormous undertaking, while using advanced mathematics and geography that were not yet known to ancient peoples. Archeologists suggest that the large stones used in building the pyramids were transported by rolling them over logs or a wet, slippery, clay surface....   [tags: essays research papers] 707 words
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Illegal Aliens and American Medicine - Illegal Aliens and American Medicine About half of immigration into the United States is illegal, thus approximately half of the impact of immigration on our health care system is due to illegal immigration. The influx of illegal aliens has serious hidden medical consequences. We judge reality primarily by what we have seen. But what we do not see can be more dangerous, more expensive, and more deadly than what is seen. What is unseen is their free medical care that has degraded and closed some of America’s finest emergency medical facilities, and caused hospital bankruptcies....   [tags: essays research papers] 1033 words
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The Aliens Next Door - The Aliens Next Door     Three of them are on the right side of my bed. I try to holler but I can't. I can't move. I'm scared, remembering the pain from the other times. They fly through the ceiling and out the roof, taking me with them. Next thing I'm in their craft, lying on a table, and I'm cold. I'm naked. They're putting something up into my vagina, and I'm scared they'll leave it there. They wear skintight black coveralls. They look like black grasshoppers. No hair, wide jaw. Black eyes, big, halfway between round and oval....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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American-made Aliens - A recent, nation wide poll shows that 45 percent of Americans today believe Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO's) have visited Earth in some form (Rhodes 18). The same poll taken in the 1950's shows that under four percent of the US people believed aliens even exist. What could have caused the American people to go from under four percent believing in the existence of UFO's in the 1950's, to almost half today. This question is easily answered when one opens a TV guide or checks the newspaper when deciding what movie to see on a Friday night....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Oh No! The Aliens Are Coming! - ... Let us begin with one of America’s beloved symbol: the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty is seen quoting the poem by Emma Lazarus; “Give me your tired…Your Poor. Your huddled masses…” This poem coincides with the statue as a symbol of freedom and liberty for not only the American people, but for all those “yearning to breathe free.” By ending the poem mid sentence and continuing it with “yearning to -- um - - yearning to -- Holy &$%#,” the symbolism is tainted and replaced with the idea that “this is more immigrants than I anticipated.” Next we look at the tsunami wave that represents the “3 MILLION ILLEGAL ALIENS PER YEAR” and is about to devastate the Statue of Liberty....   [tags: Immigration ]
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Aliens Everywhere: The Colonization Of Nigeria - Aliens in Nigeria Africans have been migrating through out the continent, including Nigeria, long before there was even written record. Because of this, there has always been an extensive amount of inter-mingling between various ethnic groups, making it difficult to actually trace back who came from where. Aside from this amalgamation, there has been a huge impact on the peoples of Nigeria by outside forces. In particular, three major groups that had a major impact were Muslim merchants from across the Sahara, British slave traders and eventual colonizers, and the French and British Christian missionaries....   [tags: essays research papers] 1157 words
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Aliens - This is not my first visit to this strange and interesting planet. My first visit was around 570 million years ago but these single celled organisms that inhabited the planet were pretty boring but there were creatures with backbones beginning to develop . I decided to come back around 300 million years ago to see what kind a progress these new creatures were making and was shocked to discover huge reptile like organisms inhabiting the planet. I stayed for a while and studied these things called dinosaurs because they were amazing looking....   [tags: essays research papers] 615 words
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The Need for the Expulsion of All Illegal Aliens - ... For example, illegal aliens carried out the vile attacks of September 11, 2001, which abruptly ended more than 3,000 American lives (Kirkwood). Even security analysts within the federal government admit that illegal immigrant terrorists reside in the United States with the intent to wreak havoc on the United States populous. These and many more examples assert the need for the expulsion of all illegal immigrants from America. Illegal immigrants threaten the safety of all Americans. Finally, illegal immigrants within the United States pose health risks to the general public....   [tags: Illegal Immigration]
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Treatment of Aliens During World War Two - Treatment of Aliens During World War Two Prior to World War 2, Australia was home to many people of German, Italian and Japanese descent. After the outbreak of war these people were considered a threat to national security and became known as enemy 'aliens'. They were taken from their homes, arrested, jailed and later taken to internment camps, due to their nationality. In 1939, on the 1st day of declaration of war with Germany, the Germans were already being accused as spies....   [tags: Papers] 809 words
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America Needs E-Verify - ... In Arizona, the chamber of commerce mentions that, “The biggest flaw in the E-Verify system is it cannot detect identity Fraud and identity theft, and that's our biggest concern” (Monies). While I agree that no method is completely fool proof, having some method of mandatory checking or a new hires right to work in the United States is better than having no method of verification what so ever. In Nevada, the American Civil Liberties Union does not appear to like the ramifications of E-Verify....   [tags: Illegal Aliens]
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Fact or Science Fiction: Analyzing UFO Religious Societies - Is there life out there in the great beyond. It is a question that many of us have asked, but there is no real answer, no tangible evidence to validate the existence of other intelligent beings. All we have are so-called experiences that earthly people have had with these beings, like me. I remember, as a child, I stayed awake late one night. I was lying in bed admiring the stars outside my window when I saw a bright light in the distance. It moved in impossible ways I could not explain, even to this day....   [tags: religion, aliens ] 3321 words
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Illegal Immigration - Illegal Immigration      One of the most controversial political issues of today is that of illegal immigrants from Mexico. Illegal immigration into the United States is a problem that should be stopped, as it is unfair to both Americans and to the people of the country from which they illegally immigrated. It is thought that the majority of illegal aliens residing in the U.S. are Mexicans (Anderson 55). Roy Beck clarifies the situation by stating, "The national consensus is that the United States should be a post-mass immigration country has included most leaders of business, religion, labor, academia, and social work." Illegal immigration from Mexico must be stopped by means of different policies and other methods of prevention, because the effects on both Mexico and the United States are predominately unfavorable....   [tags: Immigrants Aliens USA Mexicans] 1090 words
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Extraterrestrials - Extraterrestrials Can the Earth be the only place in the Universe that harbors life. Most astronomers don't believe this is true. Certain statistics in the Universe provide evidence that living beings may be common place through out the universe, on planets of other stars besides the sun. In this paper I plan to discuss the various viewpoints of those that believe that extraterrestrials exist and have even been visiting Earth, and the viewpoints of skpetics that believe that aliens don't exist and have not been visiting Earth....   [tags: Aliens Science Essays] 2516 words
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The Possible Secrecy of UFOs - The Possible Secrecy of UFOs Unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, are one of the most controversial mysteries known to mankind. From ancient to present times, unidentified objects have been seen in the sky by millions of people. The question is, of course, what is it that we are seeing in our skies. Are they foreign spacecrafts from distant planets, merely Air Force experiments, or only our imagination. Many people believe that extraterrestrial life is existent and far more advanced then us. Conversely, many believe that aliens are just figments of our optimistic imaginations....   [tags: Unidentified Flying Objects Aliens Essays] 4047 words
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The Positive and Negative Effects of Illegal Immigration in America - Most of the time, I would complain about all the illegal immigration there is in the United States. Researching this topic has pretty much changed my mind on illegal immigration. Although there is much controversy over illegal immigration, it has many positive benefits. We Americans are never happy, always finding something to complain about. The more we complain and take it nowhere, the more time we waste. Illegal immigrants are usually, overall intelligent and hard workers. They bring their skills to America....   [tags: illegal aliens, Illegal Immigrants] 707 words
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Our Fascination, Hopes, and Fears. - Our Fascination, Hopes, and Fears. Introduction: What is Artificial Intelligence (AI) . Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science which deals with helping machines find solutions to complex problems in a more human-like fashion. [1] What does it mean to say that a machine might be intelligent. This is the goal of the field of AI, yet it is not an easy goal to define. AI researchers express their goals differently, but they all share an interest in creating, through the hardware and software of a computer, an entity that is in some way recognized as intelligent and that shares some aspects of the distinctly human conditions....   [tags: Artificial Intelligence Aliens Science Essays]
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Mexican Immigration Before and After World War II - Mexican Immigration Before and After World War II Coming from a life of poverty and despair would cause anyone to search for a better life; a life in which there is the belief that all of your dreams can come true. This is the belief that many Mexican immigrants had about “El Norte,” they believed that the north would provide them with the opportunity that their life in Mexico had not. Many Immigrants believed that the United States was “the land of opportunity,” a place to find a successful job and live out the life that one only dreamt about living....   [tags: Mexicans Aliens Immigrants Essays Illegal]
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Employment for Illegal Immigrants - Employment for Illegal Immigrants The foundation of the United States has always been greatly influenced by immigration. For hundreds of years it has been the melting pot for many cultures and many generations of hard-working immigrants. Now Americans face the difficult problem of illegal immigrants working within United States borders. To solve this problem George W. Bush has proposed an illegal immigrant employment licensing program. It stands to greatly benefit Americans as well as immigrant workers looking for employment in the United States....   [tags: Illegal Aliens Economics Policy Essays]
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Findings in the Search for Extra-terrestrial Life - Extraterrestrial life is life originating from elsewhere in the universe. Irrefutable scientific evidence of extraterrestrial life is yet to be found, but a lot of better evidence is found every now and then. Most scientists accept the idea of extraterrestrial life, stating that taking into account that our universe’s size, the number of galaxies, and most importantly the number of earth-like planets, are beyond our imagination. The above shows that if no life is found in our solar system, then that has no proof whatsoever that no extraterrestrial life exists....   [tags: planets, solar system, aliens, astronomy] 1084 words
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An Alien's Experience in New York City in December - In the month of December, New York City is such a crazy place. I walked down the street and was awestruck when I saw the most realized natural vision in the middle of New York City. It was a large hardwood plantation covered in these reflective beacons that hovered over an elliptical gathering spot. Here people were taking pictures and gliding across a frozen bond while wearing covers for their feet with small blades attached at the bottom for a more controllable slide. There seemed to be humans, both big and small, all with smiles, observing and enjoying each other's presence....   [tags: New York City, aliens, science fiction, narrative ] 2343 words
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Alien Attack - It was a day like any other day in Decatur, except for the constant rumble coming from the sky. Nobody knew what it was. After awhile the rumble had turned into a low, discrete roar. A little girl named Emma, who lived in a ranch home heard these noises as well, and woke her mother up. Both being terse, not talking a lot, new something bad was about to happen. Emma was trying to be diffident, hoping nothing bad happens, about this unusual situation. After all of the confusion of the sounds, the town went quiet and nothing happened....   [tags: essays research papers] 646 words
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Racial Undertones Portrayed in the Movie District 9 - I feel that the movie District 9 has strong racial undertones. The film is set in South Africa, Where a massive alien mothership has came to a halt over the city of Johannesberg. Three months pass before the government finally decides to cut their way into the hull of the ship. What they find is a ghastly sight, thousands of aliens are found and it is discovered that the aliens are sickly, malnourished, and lacking leadership and initiative. The South African government flies them all to the surface, where they are given an area all their own, District 9....   [tags: movies] 724 words
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War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells - War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells Homo-Superior. War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells is a fiction story written about war and mankind’s coming of age. It is also a philosophical novel with many deep meanings underlying the shallow looking one-hundred-eighty-eight page book. The subject of this novel is Science Fiction and there are not many that can even compete with Wells in terms of how superior his word descriptions are. He simply does wonders with the imagination of the reader. Obviously the whole book is about the struggle mankind faces, but it is not always with aliens, they are actually more of a good way to represent what Wells really believed....   [tags: War Worlds H.G. Wells Essays] 1956 words
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Anti-Terrorism Immigration Reforms - As a somewhat belated reaction to the February 26, 1993, bombing of the World Trade Center, Congress passed very enforcement-minded immigration legislation three years later called the "Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA) of 1996." President Clinton signed the "anti-terrorism" immigration bill on April 24, 1996. But the second session of the 104th Congress was not through yet. The immigration reformers were on a roll. Later that same year Congress passed even greater changes to the Immigration Act called the "Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) of 1996." The IIRIRA, known as the 1996 Act was signed by President Clinton on September 30, 1996....   [tags: Policy Legislation Terrorism] 1474 words
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Roswell - For fifty years the unexplained air craft wreckage found outside Roswell, New Mexico, has been in the center of on-going speculation about alien life forms and US Government and Military cover-ups. It is my personal belief that extraterrestrial bodies are present in this Universe and have landed on earth. There is more evidence pointing to the fact that there are aliens present in the universe as proved in this essay. Retired military officials will admit to there being extraterrestrials being present on earth....   [tags: essays research papers] 834 words
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A Conspiracy Phenomenon: Alien Abductions in the U.S. - Alien abduction stories have always held a strong interest among people all over the world, captivating our attention and curiosity as they propose yet another unsolved mystery of gigantic proportions and unthinkable consequences for humanity to contemplate. More so in modern times, and especially in the western world, where the media is a more significant part of culture, many science fiction novelists and screen writers brought out the issue to the public in the form of entertainment. This, due its widespread appeal, gave these stories a certain level of credulity among the masses, and sparked curiosity for closer investigation....   [tags: Sociology] 3012 words
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Immigration - Kalapodas 8 Dec. 1999 History 101 Dr. Tassinari Immigration: The New American Paul Kalapodas 8 Dec. 1999 Immigration For many, immigration to the United States during the late 19th to early 20th century would be a new beginning to a prosperous life. However there were many acts and laws past to limit the influx of immigrants, do to prejudice, such as the Chinese Exclusion Act. Later on into the 20th century there would be laws repealing the older immigration laws and acts making it possible for many more foreigners to immigrate to the United States....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Why Star Wars was such a Ground Breaking Movie - Why Star Wars was such a Ground Breaking Movie There are many reason for ‘Star Wars’ being such a ground breaking movie. ‘Star Wars’ is a science fiction film, a science fiction includes new world and civilisations that are discovered and aliens are featured in a lot of science fiction films, the setting of the films are usually set in the future and where the world is in danger. There are some characters that are computer generated and they sue special effects for fighting scenes when they use lasers....   [tags: Papers] 1397 words
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Views on War in Vonnegut's Slaughter House Five - Views on War in Vonnegut's Slaughter House Five   Many people returned from World War II with disturbing images forever stuck in their heads. Others returned and went crazy due to the many hardships and terrors faced. The protagonist in Slaughter-House Five, Billy Pilgrim, has to deal with some of these things along with many other complications in his life. Slaughter House Five (1968), by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., is an anti-war novel about a man’s life before, after and during the time he spent fighting in World War II....   [tags: Slaughter House Five Essays]
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Generic Codes And Conventions Of The Science Fiction In The Day The Earth Stood Still and Independence Day - Generic Codes And Conventions Of The Science Fiction In The Day The Earth Stood Still and Independence Day The ways in which the generic codes the conventions of science fiction are used in 'The Day The Earth Stood Still' and 'Independence Day' are very different. The main factor is that both films were made in two different times. 'The Day The Earth Stood Still' was made in 1951, so it doesn't have the massive amounts of special effects as in a film today and it is also in black and white....   [tags: Papers] 961 words
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The Greater Controlling The Lesser - The book The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie and the poem “Discovery of the New World” by Carter Revard contain similar and different themes. Both pieces of literature have a theme of a greater power taking control of a lesser power. They both also use the theme of prejudice in a similar way. However, Alexie presents the theme of assimilation in his book. Assimilation means to try to change yourself to be similar to another group of people. Even though Alexie’s The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and Revard’s “Discovery of the New World” both contain similar themes of takeover and prejudice, Revard lacks the theme of assimilation that Alexie presents through the use of the characters, plot, and setting....   [tags: Literary Themes] 906 words
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The United States and Illegal Immigration - ... Of the approximate eleven million illegal immigrants in the U.S., most work in labor intensive jobs. Careers such as construction and agriculture tend to attract illegal aliens and they account for about twenty-five percent of the work force in these areas (Ewing 9). Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve admits that illegal immigrants help improve the United States economy and does not suggest turning them away (qtd. in Quindlen 90). Anna Quindlen, in her article “Newcomers By Numbers,” agrees with Bernanke and believes that immigrants are the factor that helps keep prices low....   [tags: Immigration]
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Women in Alien 3 - Women in Alien 3 This morning I was struck by the realization that I've beengoing to movies for fifty years now; starting when I was eighteenmonths old, my mother would take me on a streetcar every Thursday togo shopping, have lunch, and go to a matinee and stage show at thePantages or the Orpheum in downtown Los Angeles. Clearly I likemovies and I usually find something enjoyable even about bad ones.I can hardly remember a time when I have seriously consideredwalking out of a film. But I considered it yesterday afternoon asI was watching "Aliens 3"; I was thinking it was the mostunremittingly unpleasant film viewing experience I could remember....   [tags: essays papers] 632 words
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Immigration To Canada - Immigration to Canada The first immigrants to the territory now constituting Canada were from Western Europe. The first great influx began early in the 19th century when large numbers of Europeans left their homelands to escape the economic distress resulting from the transformation of industry by the factory system and the concurrent shift from small-scale to large-scale farming. At the same time, wars, political oppression, and religious persecution caused a great many Europeans to seek freedom and security in Canada....   [tags: essays research papers] 644 words
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Issues Behind Illegal Immigration - Why should illegal immigration be focused on by effort to restructure U.S. borders. Illegal immigration is an American concern. Our borders are dangerously open to aliens and the population continues to grow which can cause overpopulation in the United States. Illegal aliens weaken the national security of America. This can effectively create a cover for terrorists and criminals. Also, illegal immigrants are causing unemployment. Many citizens and illegal aliens are competing for jobs, but because the undocumented immigrants are available for tougher jobs with lower wages, the companies are hiring them causing the citizens to lose their opportunities....   [tags: Illegal Immigration, Immigration, USA, ] 570 words
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The Mass Media and the Futile Search for Extraterrestrial Life - The Mass Media and the Futile Search for Extraterrestrial Life Sure we've all seen movies and read books about extraterrestrial beings landing on the Earth and conquering the human race. And millions of us have viewed TV shows like "The X-files" and "Third Rock From the Sun." These forms of popular culture share a common thread -- extraterrestrial life. Yet the underlying question is, does the mass media take extraterrestrialism seriously. Or do they mock it. Or do they simply exaggerate its credibility....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Alien 3 - It was in 1979 that the nightmare began, when the spaceship the Nostromo landed on an unknown planet to answer a rescue message and later explore an abandoned vessel. That’s where the crew met for the first time a creature as deadly as beautiful, the Alien. This creature and it’s environment, created by the talented Swiss artist H.R. Giger, were the main antagonists from the movie « Alien », directed by Ridley Scott and featuring Sigourney Weaver as the only survivor of the Nostromo crew when the Alien penetrated it....   [tags: essays research papers] 1630 words
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