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Timothy Leary as a Hero

- The term “hero” brings to mind many ideas, many events, and many people. However, one face it generally fails to conjure is that of Timothy Leary. Dr. Leary managed to create a level of infamy few Americans have achieved since this country’s inception; he is the poster-child of the mind-altering hallucinogen LSD and has been labeled by many as the subversive leader of the counter-culture movement of the sixties. Not many people appreciate this great man’s long string of accomplishments, his devotion to scientific progress, or his cheery, irrepressible personality....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Timothy Leary

- Timothy Leary "Turn on, tune in, drop out." That saying has turned into the slogan of Timothy Leary’s mind-expanding movement. Although a graduate of both West-Point and Berkley, and a Harvard professor, these were not his greatest lifetime achievements. Throughout his publicized life, he became the spokesperson of the psychedelic age. His devotion to the belief that LSD and marijuana were gateways to enlightenment resulted in a new church, numerous prison sentences, and a following of both celebrities and the general public....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Tim Leary

- Timothy Leary, also known as ‘Uncle Tim’, ‘The messiah of LSD’, and ‘The most dangerous man in America’, was born on October 22, 1920, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He went to a public high school where he discovered girls and the ability to attract attention from those in authority. After high school he attended Jesuit College Holy Cross, but Tim wasn’t satisfied with Holy Cross, so he took a test to get into West Point. He got very high marks and was accepted. Timothy was very enthused and proud to be at West Point....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Wars - Timothy Findley

- Timothy Findley pieced The Wars together like a giant jigsaw puzzle. When putting a puzzle together, a person must start off on the outside and work his/her way in, slowly adding piece upon piece until a clear overall picture is seen. Readers have to realize that the themes, characters, and setting within this book operate like puzzle pieces; they each weave themselves within the story and within each other. Their connections are the bonds that hold the book together, and one of the bonds at this puzzle's core is madness....   [tags: Timothy Findley]

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The Wars by Timothy Findley

- The Wars by Timothy Findley Many people say that the metal of a man is found in his ability to keep his ideals in spite of anything that life can through at you. If a man is found to have done these things he can be called a hero. Through a lifelong need to accept responsibility for all living things, Robert Ross defines his heroism by keeping faith with his ideals despite the betrayal, despair and tragedy he suffers throughout the course of The Wars by Timothy Findley.      Many times throughout Robert’s life, all those whom he thought were close to him, while he tried stick to his ideals, had betrayed him....   [tags: Wars Timothy Findley Essays]

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The Wars by Timothy Findley

- The Wars by Timothy Findley Justification. Defined as the act of justifying something. To serve as an acceptable reason or excuse for our actions, based on actual or believed information. Throughout the history of not only the modern world, but certainly back to the “barest essentials of reason” our species have made decisions that have effectively shaped our world into what it is today. Or have not. The judgments made in the past may also have been relatively insignificant to a larger picture, but would still be important in one persons or a group of people’s day-to-day life....   [tags: Justifying Wars Timothy Findley Essays]

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Animal Imagery In Timothy Findley's The Wars

- Animal Imagery In Timothy Findley's The Wars Works Cited Missing The abundant animal imagery in Timothy Findley's book The Wars is used to develop characterization and theme. The protagonist, Robert Ross, has a deep connection with animals that reflects his personality and the situations that he faces. This link between Robert and the animals shows the reader that human nature is not much different than animal nature. The animals in this story are closely related to the characters, especially the character of Robert....   [tags: Timothy Findley Wars Essays]

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William Timothy O’Brien's Novels

- William Timothy O’Brien's Novels William Timothy O’Brien has written many stories during his lifetime. The first of which he wrote when he was nine years old. "Timmy of the Little League" was an autobiography of a youngster involved in sports (Myers, 143). As Tim was growing up, he took a break from writing. He began again while serving in the Vietnam war. When he began writing again, he quickly readapted to an autobiographical style of writing. These wartime stories are what has made O’Brien one of the leading writers today....   [tags: William Timothy O'Brien Essays]

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Animal Imagery in Timothy Findley’s The Wars

- Animal Imagery in Timothy Findley’s The Wars Sigmund Freud once argued that "our species has a volcanic potential to erupt in aggression . . . [and] that we harbour not only positive survival instincts but also a self-destructive 'death instinct', which we usually displace towards others in aggression" (Myers 666). Timothy Findley, born in 1930 in Toronto, Canada, explores our human predilection towards violence in his third novel, The Wars. It is human brutality that initiates the horrors of World War I, the war that takes place in this narrative....   [tags: Timothy Findley Wars Essays]

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Psychedelic Drugs and Their Influence on Creativity and Spirituality

- ... He wanted others to be able to express their individuality through religion. Psychedelic drug use is know to alter the users perception of religion, and Timothy Leary was a perfect example of this. After several amounts of experiments and surveys it is apparent that psychedelic drug use has the ability to alter the users sense of creativity, and spirituality. However, their is room for further research on the long-term effects of psychedelic drug use. Most of the studies only record the short-term effects, leaving the long-term effects unknown....   [tags: altered states of consciousness]

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People Are Social Animals ( Baumeister & Leary, 1995 )

- People are social animals (Baumeister & Leary, 1995) and as such, generally engage in much thought about their interpersonal relationships. As social animals and humans tend to seek connections with those that they interact with in their environment (Vrticka, 2013). The society is made up of the social connections and thus the name that indicates social connection (Shultz, Opie, & Atkinson, 2011). The variation that tends to be associated with the connections is of paramount importance to help with the establishment of the reasons underlying....   [tags: Psychology, Interpersonal relationship, Tendency]

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Reaching Understanding through Non-Verbal Communication in Timothy Findley’s “War” and “About Effie”

- Reaching Understanding through Non-Verbal Communication in Timothy Findley’s “War” and “About Effie” The two stories “War” and “About Effie” from Timothy Findley’s Dinner Along the Amazon are both told by the same child narrator, Neil. In each of the stories Neil attempts to make sense of a mystery of the adult world. In “War” Neil tries to understand the adult world of war, and explain why it seems that his father has betrayed him, and in “About Effie” Neil tries to understand the mystery of Effie’s strange need to wait for a man in a thunderstorm....   [tags: Timothy Findley War About Effie Essays]

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Karen Leary Case

- 1. What is your evaluation of Chung's performance. Chung has been operating under what he feels are the established norms for his culture. Ted's relationship with the Taiwanese client exhibits the Chinese management principles of paternalism, particularism, and insecurity. The patron-client relationship is based in a sense of mutual obligation, where the client is expected to defer to Ted's expertise and Ted is expected to trade the account responsibly. (Moorhouse, 2005) Ted also used social networking to establish himself in the community which is expected in the Chinese culture....   [tags: Organizational Behavior Study]

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The Reason For God By Timothy Keller

- Timothy Keller stated, “My friends, when God’s presence comes into your life full of selfishness with his love, full of power with your anxiety, there’s going to be a clash.” The book The Reason for God: Belief in an age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller is a book that should be read by believers in God, and unbelievers as well. This book helps all people knock down the barrier between themselves and God in order to grow a relationship with Him. Timothy Keller is the pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church that he started in 1989, and is also Chairman of Redeemer City to City....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, God, Theology]

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The Next Genocide By Timothy Snyder

- Could a genocide mimicking Hitler’s rein of terror be right around the corner for society. Timothy Snyder, author of The New York Times op-ed “The Next Genocide,” insists that China or Russia could be the mastermind behind a future genocide. Snyder explains how Hitler’s idea Lebensraum, a core belief behind Nazi ideology, is encouraging the government of China to follow his footsteps. Lebensraum is when a country believes that the only way to expand trade or sustaining a large population is to take over other countries’ land....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, The Holocaust]

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Timothy Findley 's `` War ``

- Timothy Findley was a famous Canadian novelist who wrote for various television series and stage performances. Before his death on June 21, 2002, Findley completed one of his most renowned short stories called “War”. Findley wrote this story revolving around the life of a young boy named Neil. Neil is dreading to accept that his father is joining the army and going off to fight in the war. Throughout the story, Findley demonstrated numerous characteristics that uncovered Neil’s inner conflicts. Firstly, Neil’s character starts off being shown as fragile....   [tags: Aggression, Violence, Short story, Conflict]

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Lord Of Timothy And Elizabeth Shelley

- “Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.” Percy Shelley said this in A Defence of Poetry, and I believe it perfectly sums up his style of writing. Percy Bysshe Shelley is one of the most noted writers from this time period. His works exemplify the ideas of Romanticism perfectly. Although, many of his fellow contemporaries shared many of the same ideas and wrote in similar ways, Shelley included more symbols in many of his literary work and struggled with a deep sense of skepticism....   [tags: Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley]

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The Wars By Timothy Findley

- War has been a consistent piece of mankind 's history. It has significantly influenced the lives of individuals around the globe. The impacts are amazingly adverse. In the novel, “The Wars,” by Timothy Findley, Soldiers must shoulder compelling weight on the warzone. Such weight is both family and the country weight. Many individuals look at soldiers for hop and therefore, adding load to them. Those that cannot rationally beat these difficulties may create Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Tragically, some resort to suicide to get away from their insecurities....   [tags: Psychological trauma]

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Did Mrs. O. Leary´s Cow Really Start the Chicago Fire?

- Did Mrs. O Leary’s cow really start the Chicago fire. Some might say that the cow did start the fire, but there are other theories that disprove this theory. The Chicago fire happened in 1871. It was a catastrophic day in Chicago. Even though it was catastrophic and did some really bad things, it also led to industrialization in Chicago, and made Chicago what it is today. Without the fire Chicago might not be the metropolis it is today. What is the Great Chicago Fire. The fire started on October 8, 1871 (Chicago Historical Society).It burned until October 10....   [tags: theory, catastrophic, industrialization]

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Vermeer's Hat, by Timothy Brook

- Timothy Brook discusses in his book the aspects of world trade during the 17th century and how through the process of globalization, how regions became as interconnected as we know of today. Most people tend to have this conceptualized idea of what globalization is as well as its process. Throughout my educational career, globalization has always been portrayed as big businesses working together providing different goods and services worldwide. In other words, globalization simply involves big, fortune 500-esque companies and has no involvement from anyone else....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Globalization Explanation]

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The Paradox By Timothy Stobierski

- Breaking tragic news to someone over the phone is tough, that is why many choose to simply send a text instead. Texting can be an easier option, but in the long term it will change the way we communicate in all aspects. The Author of the essay “The Paradox” is Timothy Stobierski. He has a BA in English and uses the scientific method in much of his writings. He uses cause and effect often as seen in “The Paradox” and allows the reader to choose a side. In the essay he examines the new age use of technology and examines the repercussions of it....   [tags: Writing, Communication, Mobile phone, Sociology]

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Analysis Of Timothy D. Wilson

- In the book Redirect, Timothy D. Wilson discusses various “practices” that are effective, not effective, or both and why. He displays research from evidence he finds to prove his argument true or false. He shares his points of views on the different topics and practices he mentions. LifeSkills Training (LST) is one of many programs he mentions. He uses studies from different schools and areas to demonstrate how LST works on students. He refers to one study which took place in New York on fifty-six junior high schools....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Secondary school]

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Timothy Findley's The Wars

- Timothy Findley's The Wars War has been a constant part of human history. It has greatly affected the lives of people around the world. These effects, however, are extremely detrimental. Soldiers must shoulder extreme stress on the battlefield. Those that cannot mentally overcome these challenges may develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder....   [tags: Analytical Essay]

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Timothy Treadwell: Clinically Insane

- Many people visit parks to see the animals. They will encounter numerous animals snakes, birds, insects, and occasionally a bear. Many people would run away to safety not try to talk or touch them. Timothy Treadwell is a person who on numerous occasions touched the bears and even played with the bear cubs. He was a bear enthusiast who wanted to protect them. He was filming a documentary where he displayed personality disorders, depression, and Attention Deficit Disorder. He has displayed that he has a disorder and is clinically insane....   [tags: Psychology]

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Timothy McVeigh

- 1. Crime and Details Timothy James McVeigh is an American terrorist and a mass murderer who detonated a bomb in front of Alfred P Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in April 1995 (Valentine, 2001). This attack led to the death of more than 168 innocent people while many are injured Valentine (2001). People called Timothy “The Oklahoma City Bomber” after launching the attack. This becomes one of the deadliest acts of terrorism attacks in the American history prior to September 11, 2001 bombing (Jaworski & Morris, 2003)....   [tags: american terrorist, crime]

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Analysis Of Timothy 's ' The New Testament '

- 2 Timothy is the 16th book in the New Testament and is widely accepted to have been written by Paul around 67-68 AD; although there are some controversies regarding this (Smith, Jay). One controversy in particular states that Paul was dead before this document was written (Who wrote 2 Timothy?). I personally believe the author is in fact Paul because of the relationship described between Paul and Timothy. Paul was writing to Timothy from prison to give him final instructions and words of encouragement (Smith, Jay)....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Gospel, Gospel of Matthew]

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1st Timothy Analysis

- 1st Timothy Introductory Issues There is a lot of debate amongst scholars about who the author was of this epistle. Some scholars say that it was written by a “Paulinist” which is a follower of Paul who is to be one or two generations from the apostle Paul. Other scholars say that there are many stylistic differences such as; conjunctions, prepositions and pronouns. Many scholars made this argument to be a four pronged pastoral authenticity debate with; historical, stylistic, ecclesiastical, and theological questions about the epistle....   [tags: New Testament, Bible]

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Timothy McVeigh - Patriotic Martyr of Peace

- When Timothy McVeigh was executed for perpetrating the Oklahoma City Bombing, he died as a martyr, though most were blind to the cause. The former Marine had become sickened by the myriad of abuse wrought by the United States government upon its own citizenry. Ruby Ridge. Waco. Who knows how many similar travesties remain secret. McVeigh could no longer idly bear witness to such oppression. The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was blown up not as an attack on the government but as a call to true Americans who were unable to see through the wool being pulled over their eyes by political wolves....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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Timothy Findley's Realistic Journey in The Wars

- Timothy Findley Creates a fictional world through his novels, where readers can relate to the situations and characters. The protagonists that Findley creates are often similar and connected to the hardships that they eventually encounter and defeat or that which they are defeated by. Findley takes his readers back in time to the First World War, displaying his knowledge of history and research, where the hardships of a young soldier’s battles internally and externally are brought to the reader’s attention in his historical-fiction novel The Wars....   [tags: death, perception, battle]

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Mother and Son in The Wars by Timothy Findley

- World War One or “The War To End All Wars” was one of the most devastating events in the history of humankind. When looking back at such a gruesome war it is understandable that we might dwell on the key battles and tactics, which are often summarized by statistics on death tolls. However, we often forget that statistics create an illusion that warps our perception of death. As Stalin put it “One death is a tragedy, a million deaths is just a statistic”. In the novel “The Wars” by Timothy Findley, the author draws away from traditional war stories by showing a true appreciation for life that truly touches the reader on a human and emotional level....   [tags: Battles, Anguish, Family]

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The War within The War by Timothy Findley

- The War within the War The Struggles in life is something everyone is faced with whether it is physical, emotional mental or personal struggles. These struggles are capable of shaping an individual’s personality and outlook on life. Timothy Findley’s novel The Wars, shows that struggles lead to the character’s ultimate inner struggles, outer struggles and self-discovery. War exists in a person’s physical and psychological aspects. In The Wars, Robert Ross goes to war and fights a personal and physical battle....   [tags: PTSD, personal struggles]

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The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

- Many believe the Dust Bowl was caused solely by bad weather, but Egan shows a multitude of factors that led to the catastrophe. In Timothy Egan’s book, The Worst Hard Time, Egan believes that the syndicate and government, overproduction of the land, and drought were all factors that caused the Dust Bowl. First, Egan believes that the Chicago Syndicate, as well as the government, took part in causing the Dust Bowl. The Worst Hard Time began with an explanation of how the land was inhabited after the Comanche were kicked off....   [tags: Dust Bowl, Great Plains, United States, Texas]

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The Marxist Journey in The Wars by Timothy Findley

- The Wars written by Timothy Findley shares a great relation to many of the ideas surrounding postmodern society, thus implementing many of the prominent ideas of the time around politics and societal norms into the plot of the story itself. Findley successfully depicts the plot of the novel taking place in the early 1900's; a time in which the western world was emerging from an industrial revolution, bringing radically foreign ideas on politics in the world, including the materialization of the Marxist political theory....   [tags: theory, economic, revolution]

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A Matter Of Life And Death By Timothy Aubry

- In the meditative essay “A Matter of Life and Death” by Timothy Aubry, he reveals the meditation of marriage and mortality. With careful consideration of word choice, he creates a transition that sets forth an emotional connection with the reader before an authority of the physical world. Aubry begins his essay reflecting on a dream and recounts his past experiences- observant of the marriage that his parents once had, it becomes concerning for him seek what to expect for his own future. Throughout the story, Aubry inverts the pattern at the end, regaining his sense of reality....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Divorce, Wife]

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Review of Timothy Findley's Novel, The Wars

- Many novels have been written about the great wars, but few are as absorbing, captivating and still capable of showing all the horrors of the battle as Timothy Findley's "The Wars"1. After reading the novel, critics and readers have been quick to point out the vast examples of symbolism shown throughout the novel. Even the author himself commented at the vast examples of symbolism throughout the novel, "Everything in that book has a life of its own. It's a carrier too -- all the objects are carriers of someone else's spirit"2....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Analytical]

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Taking a Brief Look at Timothy McVeigh

- Terrorism is defined as the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims. Terrorism is occurring all over the world. From a suicide bombing to mass shooting, terrorism has a significant impact on the victimizing citizens. There are terrorists within the borders of the United States. They are fighting for what they believe in from politics, money, publicity, and power. One of the major American terrorist attacks that occurred on the homeland was the bombing of Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma City bombing was the worst terrorist attack on the United States until 2001....   [tags: The Oklahoma City bombing, terrorist attacks]

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The Worst Hard Times By Timothy Egan

- The Worst Hard Times are a historical- fiction story about five different families that had survived the Dust Bowl. The book was written by Timothy Egan. He was the journalists from New York Times. He tells or interview families that had survived the Great Depression and The Dust Bowl. The Worst Hard Times was taken place in the 1930s during the time Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt was president. During the 1930s farmers had trouble with the droughts, rainfall, and the big black blizzard....   [tags: Great Depression, Dust Bowl, 1930s, Family]

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Analysis Of Albert, And Timothy 's Bedrooms

- Foster parent, Audrey Shamblee, expressed that the bags which were observed in Earnest, Albert, and Timothy’s bedrooms are filled with items that will be placed in the trash receptacle. Ms. Shamblee expressed that she is caring for three teenage boys and refuse to clean their rooms for them. Ms. Shamblee indicated that the cable wires observed in the home are positioned out of Jade’s reach. As for the bathroom situation, Ms. Shamblee explained that they have documentation which depicts the repairs which were expected to occur in her apartment and are currently outstanding issue....   [tags: Family, Foster care, Fosterage, Ward]

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William Timothy ' Tim O ' Brien

- William Timothy “Tim” O’Brien was born October 1, 1946 in Austin, Minnesota. He is the son of a regional insurance sales manager and a primary school teacher and has two younger siblings. Only a couple of years after his birth his parents decided to move to Worthington, Minnesota, a typical American town in “soy and corn country Minnesota”. Residents lovingly call it “Turkey capital of the world”. O’Brien spent most of his youth in this small, rural town. While a teenager he said about himself, “I was a lonely child, an overweight ‘dreamer’ who amused himself with magic tricks” (Chadwyck-Healey)....   [tags: My Lai Massacre, Vietnam War, Army]

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The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

- The Worst Hard Time is all about surviving the dust bowl days in the panhandles of Texas and Oklahoma, commonly referred to as no man’s land. The author, Timothy Egan, wrote this because he knew the sources for first hand accounts were dwindling as many people who were alive during that time are now growing old. Egan begins by describing breakup of the XIT ranch which covered most of the Texas panhandle. All this land was then sold in small sections to new homesteaders, or nesters, who then began to turn sod, till the land plant wheat, corn, and other crops on this newfound inexhaustible resource....   [tags: Dust Bowl, Great Plains, United States]

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The Worst Hard Time By Timothy Egan

- The book The Worst Hard Time describes my experience on trying to get through this book but somehow almost made me grateful that even as difficult and exhausting as it was in actuality there was nothing worse, difficult or exhausting than living through the dust bowl storms in the 1930’s which luckily I did not do. If you ever feel ungrateful or depressed about something in your life just read this book and you will know that most problems now a days in the United States don’t compare to the hardships and loss of loved ones who died during the dust storms in the 1930s....   [tags: Great Depression, 1930s, Dust Bowl]

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Christopher Gerteis And Timothy S. George

- Postwar Japan was a country in shambles; its economy and infrastructure devastated by the war. It was from the ashes of the second World War that the modern nation of Japan arose to become the second largest economy power in the world based upon GDP. It was from this peak in the early 1990’s that Japan began its long period of stagnation which continues to this day. This tale of recovery and eventual stagnation is the Basis of the book From Postwar To Post-Bubble by Christopher Gerteis and Timothy S....   [tags: Japan, World War II, Military, Post-War]

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Oklahoma City Bombing: Timothy McVeigh

- The Oklahoma City Bombing was a domestic terrorist bomb attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in April 19, 1995. It was lead by Timothy McVeigh, an Army veteran of the Persian Gulf War. The explosive was a homemade bomb which was built by McVeigh and the help of Terry Nichols; the bomb consisted of a deadly cocktail and was put inside a rented Ryder truck in front of the Murrah Federal Building . McVeigh then proceeded out of the truck and headed towards his getaway car a few blocks away....   [tags: domestic terrorist, waco siege]

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Luke Timothy Johnson 's Bible

- Luke Timothy Johnson uses Prophetic Jesus, Prophetic Church in order to make a strong point that when studying both Luke and Acts as a unit, rather than reading the canonical order in the Bible, gives us one of our best prophetic looks at the Church for all ages. By presenting this point Johnson hopes to light a fire in our churches of today by using the prophetic works of Luke, so that we as Christians will attend to the ways that Christ intended the church to be. In Johnson’s introduction he states that it is not wrong to study Luke and Acts separately as there are many ways to study the scripture, nevertheless it is wrong to look at Luke and see the prophetic ways of Jesus, and then looki...   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Holy Spirit, Prophet]

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Photography in The Wars by Timothy Findley

- Photography in The Wars by Timothy Findley "A picture is worth a thousand words," we say. From the eyes and mind of the archivist studying the pictures of Robert Ross' experience with war, they are worth a lot more. The photographs in the epilogue of Timothy Findley's "The Wars" play an important role in Findley establishing both a trust with the reader, and a sense of realism to his war story. This satisfies the need for realism in his tale. The result of this image that is brought forth through the medium of the photograph, is that we are forced to see the "before" and "after" of Roberts "experience" and figure out our way through what is deposited in between: the cause and effect....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Timothy James McVeigh: The Oklahoma City Bomber

- The majority of criminals all have motives or reasons for why they decided to do their crimes, even though they may be categorized as different types of crime. It also might include violent crimes such as those done by serial murders as well as foreign and domestic terrorist attacks such as the Oklahoma City Bombing of 1995. In the following work, I will be discussing about Timothy McVeigh who is also known as the Oklahoma City Bomber and what may have caused him to commit this crime including existing theories to explain why McVeigh decided to plan and execute the bombing of an federal building in Oklahoma....   [tags: American Terrorist]

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The Wars by Timothy Findley

- The Wars by Timothy Findley If you took a sensitive caring person and set them in the midst of a chaotic area, what do you think would, happen. Would these person adapt to this area, and live like everyone else, or would they become a mental mess unable to cope with what is going on around them. This was the theme of the novel The Wars by Timothy Findley, that is exactly what happened. Findley took a sensitive caring individual, Robert Ross and sent him to war. Ross became unable to cope with all of the events that were taking place around him, and eventually went insane....   [tags: Wars Findley Review Analysis]

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Analysis Of Timothy Shriver 's ' Fully Alive '

- What is a community. Defined in the dictionary a community is “a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.” (Webster). Communities bring people together but they are tear relationships apart. In the following stories the authors of this story demonstrates community as a whole. In Fully Alive, Story Telling Animal, Robopocalypse, Stepford Wives, The Happiness Machine, The Girl Who was Plugged In and The Cave, are stories that deal with community and how it is negative and positive for the characters in the books....   [tags: Human, Humans, Need, Good and evil]

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When The King Took Flight By Timothy Tackett

- The book When the King Took Flight is a written work focused on the French revolution authored by Timothy Tackett. Timothy Tackett as the author provides us with an up to date book that explains how King Louis XVI mastermind his own destiny. This is evidenced in his narration about the plight of the royal family during the challenging moments of the French revolution. The book revolves around the story and narration of King Louis XVI and his family tryingto evade the hardships of Paris, and his aggressive enemies....   [tags: Louis XVI of France, French Revolution]

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Analysis Of Timothy J. Shannon 's ' The Seven Years '

- In his book, Timothy J. Shannon gives readers a brief history of the Seven Years’ War along with several primary documents that provide readers with even more insight into how the War was affecting the everyday lives of the people. However, Shannon does a very good job of taking a more inclusive story, his is not just from the prospective of just one group of people. He gives readers access to the Native American perspective as well as the European one. Very similar to the writing of Thornton that we read earlier this semester....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Academic Journal By Timothy J. Biblarz And Judith Stacey

- This academic journal written by Timothy J. Biblarz and Judith Stacey is to attack the well-known idea of children needing both a mother and father role in their household. Biblarz is an associate professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of Southern California, while Stacey is also a professor of sociology at New York University, formerly working alongside Biblarz. Both are very passionate about gender, family, and sexuality studies, mainly emphasizing the effects of same-sex parenting....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation, Gender, Parent]

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The New York Time Article By Timothy William

- In the New York Time Article by Timothy William, Inquiry to Examine Racial Bias in the San Francisco Police Department, first thing to remember known as implicit social cognition, implicit bias refer to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. Another key point to argument is that there is no systematic bias in the criminal justice base on race. To point out, in performing their policing duties, police officer are able to exercise a high degree of discretion....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality, Crime]

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Dr. Timothy Quill 's Death And Dignity

- As any individual can imagine, there is a lot of suffering and pain in most, if not all hospital settings. At times, no amount of medication or experimental treatment can change an individual’s mind on the quality of their life, such that the only way to end their suffering is to die, hence physician assisted suicide. Defined as a patient taking their own life with the help of a physician, this assisted suicide practice is highly controversial and illegal in most but California, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Vermont....   [tags: Death, Suffering, Euthanasia, Medical ethics]

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Timothy Findley

- Biography of Author Timothy Findley Timothy Findley is a native of Toronto, Ontario. He was born in 1930 and grew up in the Rosedale district of Toronto. Growing up, Timothy Findley knew that he wanted to be an artist of some form. He studied dance and later acting, which had more success. While acting, he met one of his current life long friends; actress Ruth Gordon. Gordon convinced Findley that writing was his real talent and that he should pursue it further with more concentration. So findley gave up acting after his first short story was published in The Tamarack Review to concentrate on his writings....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis Of Timothy B. Tyson 's ' The Murder Of Henry Marrow '

- The perpetual struggle for racial equality in America has been documented in academic literature for centuries, stirring a vast array of emotion in readers while simultaneously aiding in the progression of acceptance and justice throughout society. One such piece of literature that gives comprehensive insight toward the racial violence among blacks in America is the widely acclaimed non-fiction novel by Timothy B. Tyson, Blood Done Sign My Name. Through his recount of the murder of Henry Marrow, Tyson depicts a vivid illustration of his exposure to Southern racism that details white-supremacist influence and its symbolic impact on the entirety of the country, along with the world....   [tags: Racism, Ku Klux Klan, Racial segregation]

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One With the Animals: Symbolism of the Animals in The Wars

- ... As the war goes on, the reader notices the appearance and thought of Rowena and the rabbits slowly disappearing. “Out of the corner of his eye, he saw a rabbit beside the road. Then he heard a rush of wings. Something exploded. The rabbit disappeared.” (Findley 179) This was the last time Robert sees a rabbit, signifying the innocence once seen with his sister and her love for the rabbits, becoming forever lost within him. “Everything was in there- including the picture of Rowena. Robert burned it in the middle of the floor....   [tags: Timothy Findley's novel]

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LSD and the Psychedelic Scene

- ... Once again on April 19th he purposely ingested 250 µg (an extremely small amount) of the substance and tripped the whole way home on his bicycle. From the ‘40s through the ‘60s LSD was experimented with by psychiatrists and the government. While psychiatrists could not find any legitimate medical purposes for the drug, the government determined that it could be used to control large groups of people. In the ‘60s, the drug became very popular with the help of Timothy Leary and it spread around the United States and the United Kingdom like wildfire....   [tags: lysergic acid diethylamide]

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The Fog of Peception Between Friend and Enemy in The Wars by Timothy Findley

- Within his novel The Wars, Timothy Findley, deconstructs the concept of friend and enemy. Jacques Derrida, the founder of deconstruction stated, “Deconstruction takes place, it is an event that does not await the deliberation, consciousness or organization of a subject, or even of modernity. It deconstructs it-self. It can be deconstructed.” (Mapp, 781). Jacques Derrida believed deconstruction happens on its own, and therefore one does not need to consciously deconstruct a text, as it is an unconscious process that one need not deliberate....   [tags: destruction, allies, soldiers ]

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The Myth of the American Dream Exposed by Niall Ferguson and Timothy Noah

- The Myth of the American Dream Exposed in Niall Ferguson's "The End of the American Dream. How rising inequality and social stagnation are reshaping us for the worse." and Timothy Noah's "The Mobility Myth" The common stereotype of the American dream is a house with a white picket...   [tags: American Dream Essays]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Cahokia ' A Pre Columbian American City ' By Timothy R.

- In the essay “Cahokia: A Pre-Columbian American City” by Timothy R. Pauketat many new ideas and perspectives were brought to the attention of the reader. The article/essay portrayed many aspects of the Cahokian culture and civilization and why it played such a pivotal role in the Native American economy, political system, and religious deity. In addition, the article gave insight as to how the grand city began its decline and eventual fall due to its many debacles and travesties that commenced. Overall, the article added a new level of knowledge to my Native American understanding as I knew Cahokia played a large role in the Pre Columbian American era, but what I came upon realizing was tha...   [tags: Indigenous peoples of the Americas, United States]

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The Role the Timothy John Berners-Lee Played in the Production of Modern Communication

- Timothy John Berners-Lee once said “I got in a lot of trouble when somebody called me the creator of the World Wide Web. I got an angry call from somebody who said that was preposterous because I couldn’t have written all that stuff.” That quote brings out the fact that he did not invent it, the military did that, he linked together computers all over the world using a later addition of a program called Enquire. Yet, he still played a huge role in the production of modern communication. Of course, Berners-Lee didn’t know how to program and script and all that good stuff without an education....   [tags: Technology]

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Understanding Percy Shelley Through Timothy Morton's wWithin You Without You

- Nature and civilization have always shared a strong bond and; as seen throughout history, when human interaction challenges this bond a tension between Mother Nature and humankind arises. One job of the poet is to reveal this tension through his or her poetry in an attempt to quell the quarreling. Percy Shelley was one such poet that viewed society as being fractured from nature and throughout his poetry one can find examples of this as well as of the benefits from society becoming synchronized with the world....   [tags: poetry, philosophy, spiritual resonance]

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Timothy Findley 's The War Corrupts Individual 's Integrity

- One who is righteous, pure, and ethical obtains a solid moral compass. A lack of morality in an individual results in insanity. This is shown in Timothy Findley’s The Wars; the war corrupts individual’s integrity which ultimately leads to their insanity. Robert Ross and Rodwell depict lunacy as war demoralizes them. As individuals receive commands that violate their virtues, as a repercussion a person will become irrational. Robert Ross is a pure, righteous, ethical person in the beginning of the novel; he obtains a strong morality....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, KILL, The Animals]

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The Confusions of Pleasure

- Timothy Brook’s book, The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China is a detailed account of the three centuries of the Ming Dynasty in China. The book allows an opportunity to view this prominent time period of Chinese history. Confusions of Pleasure not only chronicles the economic development during the Ming dynasty, but also the resulting cultural and social changes that transform the gentry and merchant class. Brook’s insights highlight the divide between the Ming dynasty’s idealized beliefs, and the realities of its economic expansion and its effects....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Timothy Brook]

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Robert Ross the Anti-Hero

- Robert Ross’ whole life he grew up in a household where they did what was expected of them, rather than what was right. The type of people that Findley place in Robert’s life is what molds him into the type of character he becomes. Timothy Findley manipulates what a hero is supposed to be, by making Robert Ross a distorted kind of hero. Robert Ross exemplifies anti-heroism throughout the text because of his need to be a savior but inability to do so, his morals and his connection with animals. Robert Ross becomes the anti-hero because of his need of to save others but inability to do so; Robert, himself, is not aware of the fact that all he wants to do is save others because he could not sav...   [tags: Timothy Findley, Character Development]

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The Worst Hard Times

- ... But suddenly, rain halted and wheat prices declined due to the Great Depression,” at the start of 1930s wheat sold for one eighth of the high price from ten years earlier. At forty cents a bushel, the price could barely cover costs, let alone service a bank note.” man’s hubris showed up when nesters desperate to make money and make up for the lost they had, started ripping up every miniscule grass and planted a variety of crops. In 1929, the stock market crash and rain didn’t come throughout the year or the next....   [tags: Timothy Egan, story analysis]

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The Order of the Illuminati in the 18th Century

- The Order of the Illuminati in the 18th Century The Order of the Illuminati plays apart in everyday life. As it is known for its conspiracies against the government, there are other known leverages that this secret society has. For example, one could be watching entertainment on celebrities such as: Beyonce, Celine Dion, Tupac, Led Zeppelin, Slayer, Pantera, Sublime, &c. As the cameras aim in their direction, someone begins to notice conspiracy-like lyrics about rebelling, hand symbols will be thrown up, and assumptions will begin to be made....   [tags: secret society, satanism]

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LSD and The Counter Culture Movement

- LSD and The Counter Culture Movement      Our brain is an underutilized biocomputer, containing billions of unaccessed neurons. The normal consciousness that we deal with everyday is only one drop in an ocean of intelligence. For thousands of years, man experimented with the fruits of nature with the hope of finding the key to our unconscience. These fruits were revered by man as gifts from the Gods, that allowed us to find a new spiritual and philosophic connection with God. But in the last 40 years there has been huge opposition to these mind-expanding tools....   [tags: Drugs Neorology Drug Essays]

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Social Media And Its Effects On Society

- Social media is a craze that has spread quickly and has millions of people that access them daily. Social media includes popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Myspace. Social media allows people to interact with other people by creating a personalized profile. The personalized profile has a lot of personal information on it that is easily accessed by anyone that is befriended on the website or if the profile is public. Another feature of these social media websites is that other people can openly access and view your profiles content....   [tags: Social media, Social network service, Facebook]

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The Contribution of Set and Lighting to The Smallest Person by Timothy Knapman

- The Contribution of Set and Lighting to The Smallest Person by Timothy Knapman Trestle Theatre's "The Smallest Person" by Timothy Knapman, is a story that leads the audience to questions medical ethics. It is set in both 1824 in Georgian England and modern day England, where it tells the story of Charlie, an ill boy who is missing. His sister Laura knows where he is; but she will only tell the authorities where he is through the story of Caroline. Measuring only 191/2" tall 8 year old Caroline Crachami was a celebrity of her time, paraded around the fashionable salons of London by a travelling showman, she became the darling of Georgian England....   [tags: Papers]

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Psilocybin and its Many Uses

- In the kingdom of Fungi, is a collection of different organic multicellulary eukaryotic organisms. Fuguses are unique from any other life form. They grow in the wild yet they are not plants. They also breakdown and digest animals and plants alike, but they are not animals. Fungi are made up of chitin, a derivative of glucose that is also found in cephalopods, arthopods and crustaceans alike. Similiar to cellulose which is a what plants' cell walls are comprised of, Chitin is a tough material that gives the Fungi its structure....   [tags: Kingdom of Fungi, Organic Multicellulary]

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Oklahoma City Bombing

- Acts of terrorism are carried out due to ideologies that are followed by terrorists. These ideologies do not cease to exist with the apprehension of any particular terrorist that commits one act of terrorism. A clear example to point out is the death of Osama Bin Laden, Al Qaeda and their beliefs have continued full force despite the apprehension and execution of one of their top leaders. Their beliefs in their ideology will continued to fuel motives for potential acts of terrorism in the future....   [tags: domestic terrorism, Timothy McVeigh ]

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The Hippie Movement

- When people hear the term hippie, they think of men and woman in loose clothing with flowers weaved in their hair. Although these men and women did in fact wear these things, they left a significant impact on society. Hippies were a part of the Counterculture movement, which basic ideals were to reject the ideas of mainstream society. The movement itself began with the protesting of the Vietnam War. Eventually, the movement was more than just protesting the war. Hippies promoted the use of recreational drugs, religious tolerance; they also changed society’s views and attitudes about lifestyle and social behavior....   [tags: counterculture movement, outlook]

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Robert Ross Symbolism in The Wars Book

- Robert Ross is a sensitive, private boy; last person you would expect to sign up to fight in World War One. In The Wars by Timothy Findley, symbols are used in conjunction with Ross’ story to cause readers to reflect on symbols in their own lives, and to allow then to dive deeper into the world of an innocent boy who is placed into a cruel war. The various symbols in The Wars provide for a graphic and reflective reading experience by emphasizing Robert’s connection with nature, his past, and his experiences during the war....   [tags: timothy findley, symbolism, robert ross]

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LSD And The '60s Music Scene

- In the sixties, the psychedelic music scene was at its prime and the world was full of hippies. During this time, drugs were a very popular part of the hippie culture and the prevalence of LSD helped to create the distinct genre of psychedelic music known as psychedelic of acid rock. Many bands and artists such as Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, The Beatles, The Byrds, and Jimi Hendrix, were heavily influenced by LSD, which led to the creation of some great music. This decade was full of adventure, music, sex, drugs, and exploration, which was all made possible due to this powerfully triply drug....   [tags: Psychedelic Music, Woodstock]

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LSD and the '60s Music Scene

- In the sixties, the psychedelic music scene was at its prime and the world was full of hippie musicians that loved to drop acid and create some of the most interesting and innovative music known to man. During this time, drugs were a very popular part of the hippie culture and the prevalence of LSD helped to create the distinct genre of psychedelic music known as psychedelic or acid rock. Many bands and artists such as Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, The Beatles, and The Byrds were heavily influenced by LSD, which led to the creation of some very popular music....   [tags: drugs, hippie culture, psychedelic music]

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The Counter Culture of the 1960's

- The 1950‘s was a time noted for its high expectations and widespread conformity. The children growing up in the 1950’s were from the baby boomer generation. By the 1960’s some of these children began to migrate away from the ways of their upbringings. These children called themselves the Hippies. Even though the Hippie kids had grown up in the richest economy America had ever seen, they sought an alternative lifestyle to the one their parents led.  This trend spread and eventually progressed into a nationwide movement, popularly known as the Hippie Movement....   [tags: hippie movement]

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Erika Dyck Psychedelic Psychiatry: LSD on the Canadian Prairies

- Erika Dyck Psychedelic Psychiatry: LSD on the Canadian Prairies (Winnipeg: The University of Manitoba Press, 2012). Erika Dyck provides the reader and interesting view of early historical psychological research on LSD, lysergic acid diethyl-amide. This book is composed of Dyck’s  scientific interpretation and dissection of earlier psychedelic psychiatry research by Humphry Osmond, and Abraham Hoffer. A Swiss biochemist named Albert Hofmann dissolved a minimal amount of      d-lysergic acid diethyl-amide in a glass of water and digested this new synthetic drug in April 1943.  Three hours later he begins to feel dizzy and his vision was distorted....   [tags: ysergic acid diethyl-amide, hallucinogen drugs]

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A Brief Look At The Drug Problem

- A Brief Look at the Drug Problem The war on drugs has been an ongoing problem in America for decades and victory is nowhere in sight. Even though there is advertisements about drug awareness every corner we turn people continuously take illegal drugs as if they were essential for survival. Each decade is a new round in the bout with the war on drugs. There is also a new and unusual challenge that is presented every decade. In the past we only had to deal with illegal buying and selling drugs that were not very visible to society....   [tags: Cannabis, Legality of cannabis by country]

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The Exemplary Hope, Obedience and Care of Paul and Timothy as They Imitate Christ: AN EXEGESIS OF PHILIPPIANS 2:19-24

- ... This emphasis on Timothy’s gifts and specialness serves a dual purpose. Not only does it build up Timothy in the eyes of the Philippians in order that he might be more effective when he visits them, but it also strengthens the foundation that Paul laid earlier in the chapter when he talked about imitating the humble example of Christ. While maintaining a focus on Timothy, Paul has also impressed upon the Philippian readers that it is shameful to seek self over others; they ought to seek after the interest of before their own interests....   [tags: exegesis of Philippians 2:19-24]

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