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The Words to Say It by Marie Cardinal

- The Words to Say It by Marie Cardinal is an exceptional narrative of a young woman’s seven year journey through psychoanalysis; a journey through which she embarks on an unconquered path to a successful self-discovery. While on that journey, Cardinal regains control over her health and body, redefines womanhood and femininity, discovers injustices and inequality and gets out of madness. Cardinal’s sensual and artistic writing through colorful metaphors, imagery, poetic language and sensual descriptions characterizes the heroic triumph from madness....   [tags: Writing as a Way of Healing]

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Cardinal Altamirano in the Film The Mission

- ... He is alert and prepared for the future. This is what he had said, after the destruction of the Guarani, showing that he knows all the results of his choices. “So, your Holiness, now your priests are dead, and I am left alive. But in truth it is I who am dead, and they who live. For as always, your Holiness, the spirit of the dead will survive in the memory of the living.” Altamirano is wealthy, far wealthier than most people. He loves money and riches, he is always dressed in some extravagant attire....   [tags: regrets, struggles, wealth]

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The Cardinal Principals Of Secondary Education

- I. The Cardinal Principals of Secondary Education is a set of seven guidelines established by the Commission on The Reorganization of Secondary Education to reform education. The Cardinal Principals of Education began as an idea in 1915, and was finished and published in 1918. There are seven Cardinal Principals: 1. The first Cardinal Principal is health. 2. Command of Fundamental Processes 3. Worthy Home Membership 4. Vocation 5. Civic Education 6. Worthy use of Leisure 7. Ethical Character II. Health A....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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The Unjust Society By Harold Cardinal

- Harold Cardinal made a bold statement in his book, The Unjust Society, in 1969 about the history of Canada’s relationship with Aboriginal peoples. His entire book is, in fact, a jab at Pierre Elliott Trudeau’s idea of ‘the just society’. Pierre Elliott Trudeau made great assumptions about First Nations people by declaring that Aboriginal people should be happy about no longer being described as Indian. His goal was to rid Canada of Indians by assimilating them into the Canadian framework. Considered by many as a progressive policy, Trudeau’s white paper demonstrates just how accurate the following statement made by Harold Cardinal at the beginning of his book is : “The history of Canada’s In...   [tags: First Nations, Aboriginal peoples in Canada]

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Political Testament of Cardinal Richelieu

- At the beginning of the 17th century, France was a place of internal strife and bickering bureaucrats. The king, Louis XIII, had come to the throne in 1610 at the age of nine, leaving the running of the kingdom to his mother, Marie de Medici. One of her court favorites, Armand de Plessis de Richelieu, rose through the ranks, eventually gaining the title of Cardinal and becoming one of Louis’ key advisors and minister. His political manifesto, Political Testament, was a treatise for King Louis XIII that offered him advice mainly concerned with the management and subtle subjugation of the nobles and the behavior of a prince....   [tags: French History]

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Human Traits: Cardinal Traits

- Human Traits: If someone asked you to describe the personality of a close friend, what kind of things would you say. A few things that might spring to mind are descriptive terms such as outgoing, kind and even tempered. All of these represent traits. What exactly does this term mean. A trait can be thought of as a relatively stable characteristic that causes individuals to behave in certain ways. The trait approach to personality is one of the major theoretical areas in the study of personality....   [tags: neuroticism, personality, psychotism]

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Questions On Cardinal Directional And Location Of Continents

- 1. What percentage of the whole class or group met the learning target/objective. Cite specific example and/or evidence. What criteria did you use to evaluate learning. What percentage did not meet the learning target. About 85% of the class met the specific objective of the lesson. When I asked asked questions about cardinal directional and location of continents, they used prior knowledge to answer them and we expanded on that knowledge. The students worked in pairs to complete the T-chart comparing the people of the Ice Age to people of today....   [tags: Question, Answer, Learning, Board game]

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Pepsi International Festival At Cardinal Health

- Pepsi Participation in International Festival at Cardinal Health In 1965, the Pepsi Company was formed under the leadership of Lay Company and Donald Kendall. In 1986, the company mixed its market through combined foods and beverages. Consequently, in 2001, the PepsiCo merged with the Quaker Oats resulting in a huge $25 billion organization. In addition, in 2007, the PepsiCo Company restructured into three business units, namely the food unit based in the US, drinks contained in the US, and foods and drinks distributed around the world....   [tags: Marketing, PepsiCo, Pepsi, Pricing]

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The Accomplishments of Cardinal Richelieu

- The Accomplishments of Cardinal Richelieu Up until the mid 17th century, it was evident that France was by no means a major player in the field of European affairs. Spain was still the most powerful state as it held a dominant monopoly over European commerce and economics. However, by 1648, this power would shift, and France would come into it's own in terms of political and economic influence. The transfer of power was aided by a weakening of the Spanish Empire, along with the establishment of an increasingly strong French state....   [tags: European Europe History]

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Cardinal Richelieu

- Cardinal Richelieu Cardinal Richelieu was born Armand Jean du Plessis in Paris in September of 1585. The name Richelieu came from the name of his family's estate. The du Plessis' were considered minor nobility and Armand's grandfather, Louis, secured their place in court through marriage to Francoise de Rochechouart, an important family at the time. Louis died young and left five sons, the second oldest of whom, Francois, was Richelieu's father. Francois also died young, leaving his family in dire financial straits due to some poor investments....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Growing Revenues and Declining Profits Challenge Cardinal Health in 2011

- Summary Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE:CAH) ranks amongst the industry leaders in the medical supply market. However, recent financial performance suggests challenges for Cardinal Health. In addition to the recently passed Patient Care and Affordability Act, Cardinal Heath underwent significant changes in fiscal 2010. An analysis of several key financial ratios offers mixed results. Highlighting these changes was the divesture of Care Fusion, Inc. and the acquisition of pharmaceutical companies bolstering Cardinal's portfolio....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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Cardinal Richelieu's Contribution to the Growth of the French State

- Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu was born in 1585, and would become the future chief minister of the French monarchy from 1624 to 1642. When he was born, on his cot was the motto, Regi Armandus, meaning "Armand for the King" . This statement would arguably become one of the truest statements in history, as Richelieu would eventually play a very important part in firmly establishing the power of the French monarchy over its subjects and the power of France as a world power . Richelieu has been seen by different historians in two ways; one being a ruthless despot who would do whatever he possibly could to achieve his goals, and the other being of a brilliant politician who transformed Franc...   [tags: European History]

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Socrates, Plato, And The Nature Of Justice

- Socrates, Plato, and the Nature of Justice Justice is generally regarded as an important virtue. It is seen as the hallmark of a truly free and fair society, as well as one with a good sense of morality. The average person might see justice as a state where crime is not prevalent, and where individuals are fair and understanding towards one another. However, in order to reach a working definition for justice, one must consider its value and understand the components that make up a greater virtue....   [tags: Virtue, Plato, Cardinal virtues, Justice]

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Plato And The Ideas Of Plato

- “No other Dialogue of Plato has the same largeness of view and the same perfection of style; no other shows an equal knowledge of the world, or contains more of those thoughts which are new as well as old, and not of one age only but of all,” (ICON Group International). This group discusses the many aspects of Republic by Plato and the ideas of Socrates. This is one of many groups that looks up upon the work of Plato as he recorded the life of Socrates. Socrates was a very interesting man, and this was especially recorded in the Dialogues of Plato through great parts of it such as The Apology and Republic....   [tags: Plato, Justice, Ethics, Cardinal virtues]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of ' Clouds '

- Within the many layers of Aristophanes’ comedic play Clouds, the ceaseless conflict between human nature and political virtue is unmistakable. After being expelled from the Thinkery, Strepsiades refuses to give up his cause to evade his creditors and sends his reluctant son Pheidippides to learn the art of rhetoric in his place. Even before venturing to the Thinkery, Pheidippides warns his father that he will severely regret his decision to coerce him into learning with Socrates, a correct prediction....   [tags: Virtue, Justice, Cardinal virtues, Rhetoric]

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How Engineers Have A Moral Responsibility At The Ranks Of A Company

- As engineers rise in the ranks of a company, they are eventually put in charge of some other employees. This includes the power to make decisions about hiring and firing of employees. In jobs for which an engineer will be hiring someone, safety is a large and recurring concern. Additionally, in the NSPE code of ethics, one of the main rules for engineers is that they only work on jobs within their field of expertise. This cannon introduces the concept that engineers have a moral responsibility to be good at their jobs....   [tags: Ethics, Virtue, Morality, Cardinal virtues]

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Perspective on How Church Should Be Modeled

- The context from which I bear the most knowledge is a congregational setting that would argue that it is a mystical community, but in its history it was viscerally the model was one of the Church as Institution. At the time of this independent church’s founding it was a part of a Pentecostal denomination which attempted to provide institutional means of governance for the individual churches it represented. Since it is a fairly young denomination, it might be fair to note that it gathered its model from the institutionality of the Catholic Church as a means of governance....   [tags: pentecostal denomination, cardinals,vatican]

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A Historical View of The Three Musketeers

- In the novel The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, King Louis XIII and Cardinal Richelieu are in authority in France, each struggling to gain absolute power. As a result conflicts emerge that will lead to the progress of France. France was constantly in external conflicts with England and in internal conflicts with the Huguenots that provoked war against the Catholics and even the King, but never against the Cardinal (Dumas, 1). Queen Anne’s romance to the Duke of Buckingham, who at the time was an enemy of France, was not unknown to the Cardinal, like nothing else that escaped him from knowing it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The History of Joseph Ratzinger a.k.a. Pope Benedict XVI

- Joseph Ratzinger was born on April 16, 1927, in Marktl am Inn, Germany. His father and mother were both practicing Catholics and hard workers. Joseph’s father was employed as a German police officer and his mother was a cook. Joseph grew up loving to study and be outdoors. During childhood, Joseph and his family changed homes often because of political unrest in the German government after World War I. The family eventually ended up living in Traunstein, Germany, where Joseph still considers his hometown today....   [tags: catholic, german, priest]

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King Henry VIII

- Unquestionably, modern film has taken enormous lengths to portray England’s King Henry VIII as a tyrannical monarch with an overwhelming libido who had absolute power over his realm; however, the true nature of the infamous king and his power over his nation are far more intriguing than cinema is capable of portraying. In reality, the power enjoyed by England’s most infamous monarch varied throughout his reign. Additionally, his power was easily manipulated by various courtiers or even his most personal advisors....   [tags: Monarchy, England, History, Film]

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The Importance Of A Central Government ( Melina Para 1 )

- There are many different ways to organize a central government (Melina para 1). A democracy is a form of government where the people have the power to elect the leaders, like in the current United States of America (Melina para 11). A communist government is where one party runs the whole government with a stern hand, like in present day Russia (Melina para 6). Both of these kinds of governments have huge differences in how they operate (Melina para 1). These are main government systems today; however, during the seventeenth century, there was a different kind of government that was enacted (Spielvogel 444)....   [tags: Louis XIV of France, Louis XIII of France]

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Michael Hirst's The Tudors and Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall

- Fidelity is an f-word that everyone can appreciate. It refers to honesty and loyalty—total and complete devotion towards someone or something else. But fidelity means more than just one thing. It can refer to the relationship between significant others, between a king and his court, and between a cardinal and his closest man. In fact, fidelity can be split into two other words that encompass all parts of it: faithfulness and fealty. Employing examples from Michael Hirst’s The Tudors and Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall, fidelity will be seen with new depth and clarity, and hopefully, f-words can be seen in a new, more positive light....   [tags: fidelity, tv series analysis]

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A Run in Someone Elses' Gym Shoes

- ... The team sessions and personal training primarily work on strength and cardio build-up. The best part of that is that the team sessions and the personal training fits to your schedule so you don’t have to worry about planning in advance or having to cancel/ reschedule any sessions. Cardinal Fitness is great for working out on your own too, although you need a little more perseverance to push yourself and get results. For amenities, they have locker-rooms, showers (although they do not provide you any towels), and stretching areas....   [tags: individualized needs in a gym]

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about the new pope

- “A New Pope but Not a New Path.” In this article about the new Pontiff, Benedict XVI, the author tells about Cardinal Ratzinger’s life. He was known as Pope John Paul II enforcer. Cardinal Ratzinger was called many things for this such as “Joe the Rat” and God’s Rottweiler”. Cardinal Ratzinger is one of the most conservative men in the Roman Catholic Church today. He holds many of the beliefs that his predecessor held. Cardinal Ratzinger holds that Roman Catholicism is the one “true” religion and he does not believe in same sex marriage, or women priests, and stem cell research....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Church And Learning About Our God

- At an early age, I can remember attending church and learning about our God. It took some time to identify with what I truly believed about church, God, and ultimate reality, but overtime I realized what it was that I believed to be the truth. When a person believes in something that means they have faith in that belief whether it was learned from someone else or from themselves. Sometimes beliefs can change from what others may tell you. It is always good for a person to dive deep into their own beliefs and learn about them as much as possible....   [tags: Jesus, God, Monotheism, God in Christianity]

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Galileo And The Holy Of The Grand Duchess Christina States

- Galileo in his letter to the Grand Duchess Christina states “If I am not mistaken they would extend such authorities until even in purely physical matters- where faith is not involved,” (Galileo as quoted in Spielvogel, 485). Galileo is stating that the church would continue to expand their authority until they have total control over all knowledge. If they were to control the knowledge, they could get rid of anything that might threaten the legitimacy of the bible. Galileo backs that up when he says “They would have us altogether abandon reason and the evidence of our senses in favor of some biblical passage, though under the surface mean of its words this passage may contain a different se...   [tags: Bible, Religious text, Torah, Christianity]

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The Duchess Of Malfi By John Webster

- English literature is continuously developing into a more complex, and interwoven network of shared, or argued ideas. Proof of this goes back into all of the varieties of literature that we have discovered from times past, as well as anything new that is written today. One example of these works of art that has been studied intensely over the years includes the story of The Duchess of Malfi written by John Webster somewhere between 1580 and 1625. This is a story of tragic loss, desperate love, and vicious vengeance which all comes together to form one of the greatest tragedies of all time....   [tags: Tragedy, Shakespearean tragedy]

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Maslow 's Theory Of Ego Development

- Psychologists Bauer, Schwab, and McAdams conducted research with a grant from the Foley Family Foundation on the paradox surrounding psychosocial maturity and self-actualization in relation to well-being. “They were attempting to provide a theoretical explanation for how well-being might emerge normatively at the highest stage of psychosocial maturity. They researched several theories of personality development that posit a highest stage of development that parallels Maslow’s stage of self-actualizing, among the theories studied were the integrated stage of Loevinger’s (1976) ego development (ED), inter-individual self-understanding in Kegan’s (1982) model of the evolving self, universalizin...   [tags: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Motivation]

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Common Thoracic Venous System Anomaly

- First described in 1738, persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is present in 0.3% to 0.5% of the general population and has been described as the most common thoracic venous system anomaly (Freeman, Fenster, Weinberger, Buckner, & Lynch, 2012). With the asymptomatic nature of PLSVC it is easily undiagnosed leaving the potential for complications to arise during central venous access, pacemaker insertion, and coronary bypass surgery. Anesthesia providers need to be aware of this anatomic variation and the clinical consequences that may present....   [tags: Heart, Blood, Superior vena cava]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of Steve Greenberg And Michael Weinreb

- Rhetorical Comparison Essay Authors have many strategies when it comes to winning over their readers and on some occasions may even target their opponents, to make them look bad, in an attempt to make themselves look better. In the articles by Steve Greenberg and Michael Weinreb we will look at the way authors constrict articles to get readers to side with opinion by appealing to a person through logos, pathos, ethos, and the use of rhetorical devices. Greenberg use of a logical fallacy, using a rhetorical device against his friend, and his own use of rhetorical devices in order to convince reader through by ethos of how awful his friend and cardinal fans are, while Weinreb focuses on logos...   [tags: Rhetoric, Fallacy, Chicago Cubs]

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Pope Pius XII's Neutrality

- Is it possible for a Pope to be infallible. When one looks at events, such as the Holocaust, the answer of this question becomes twofold. Were Pope Pius XII’s actions an attempt to save the Catholic Church from persecutions or a lack of understanding of Hitler’s ethnic cleansing. Nearly six million Jews were slaughtered during the Holocaust. When the world became aware of the mass murders that were taking place in Europe, World War II became a moral obligation rather than a fight for power. The Allied powers invaded Germany to save Jews and force the Nazis out of power in Germany....   [tags: Catholic Church, Holocaust, Hitler]

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Pope Pius XII's Neutrality

- Is it possible for a Pope to be infallible. When one looks at events, such as the Holocaust, the answer of this question becomes twofold. Were Pope Pius XII’s actions an attempt to save the Catholic Church from persecutions or were they a lack of understanding of Hitler’s ethnic cleansing. Nearly six million Jews were slaughtered during the Holocaust, and when the world became aware of the mass murders that were taking place in Europe, World War II became a moral obligation rather than a fight for power....   [tags: Catholic Church, Holocaust, Hitler]

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Free Essays on The Three Musketeers

- The Three Musketeers              In The Three Musketeers is a very good book.  It is about 4 heroes who save the day like in most heroic books.  They are successful in defeating the evil because of the heroic deeds of d’Artagnan.   D’Artagnan is introduced to the three musketeers by incidentally insulting all of them.  They each challenge him to a duel for what he has done to them, but while he is dueling with one of the musketeers, one of the cardinal’s guards threatens to arrest them because there is a law in which says there is no dueling.  D’Artagnan and the musketeers join forces and drive the guards away.  Then, d’Artagnan becomes friends with the musketeers.  There first m...   [tags: The Three Musketeers Essays]

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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

- The Three Musketeers is about 4 heroes who save the day. They are successful in defeating the evil because of the heroic deeds of d'Artagnan. D'Artagnan is introduced to the three musketeers by incidentally insulting all of them. They each challenge him to a duel for what he has done to them, but while he is dueling with one of the musketeers, one of the cardinal's guards threatens to arrest them because there is a law in which says there is no dueling. D'Artagnan and the musketeers join forces and drive the guards away....   [tags: Three Muskateers]

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Reform in Thomas More's Utopia

- In Thomas More’s Utopia, Raphael Hythloday proposes reform to capital punishment such that capital punishment is for murder but not theft. The author critiques the proposal through the use of other characters symbolic of distinct perspectives to debate against his reform. Thomas More’s Utopia presents a reform through Raphael Hythloday, theft will not be given the death penalty, to the English judicial system. Hythloday mentions his proposal to a lawyer, the character More, Peter Giles, and Cardinal Morton....   [tags: Raphael Hythloday, capital punishment]

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John Webster's Play The Duchess of Malfi

- John Webster's Play The Duchess of Malfi In the opening of The Duchess of Malfi takes place between Delio and Antonio, a steward of the Duchess and his friend. Webster makes his audience aware that Antonio has journeyed outside Malfi, to France. The words "France, Frenchman, French" all appear within the first four lines of the text, a blunt indicator to ensure that the audience, however inattentive, grasps the point that Antonio has been absent from Malfi. He supports this point by referring to the timespan since Antonio last saw Delio, "You have been long in France." The word "long" suggests that a considerable time has passed since he was last resident in Malfi....   [tags: Webster Duchess Malfi Essays]

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Absolutism and Consitutionalism

- The seventeenth century marked a turning point for absolutism in Western Europe. The earlier part of the century was spent battling religious wars known today as the Thirty Years’ War, which spanned from 1618-1648. Cardinal Richelieu, first minister to King Louis XIII, was able to uphold absolute authority over France during the war. Unlike Richelieu, King Charles I of England was not as successful and struggled with his parliament. While France continued to thrive under this absolute monarchy, England slowly began to transition towards constitutionalism....   [tags: western europe,. politics, religion]

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Speaking And Perceiving Languages

- We all have the a gift of speaking and perceiving languages. Whether it is sound or soundless we use language to communicate with one another.There are many ways to approach someone when it comes to the word choice you use to communicate. Many languages contain different forms in where they can be comprehended. The readings “Does Your Language Shape How You Think?” by Guy Deutscher and “Lost in Translation” by Lera Boroditsky, discuss how the languages we speak can shape the way we think, and the way we perceive things differ from the aspects of language....   [tags: Linguistics, Grammar, Noam Chomsky]

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The Three Musketeers & Alexandre Dumas

- The Three Musketeers & Alexandre Dumas Alexandre Dumas’s novels and in particular The Three Musketeers are so great for his ability to mix fact with fiction. As a historical novel, The Three Musketeers bases its story around some major characters and events of 17th century, French history. Cardinal Richelieu, Anne of Austria, and other important characters really lived and acted the way they do in the novel. In fact, the historical basis of Dumas's story extends all the way to his initial idea for the novel, even to the Musketeers and d’Artagnan themselves.(history 1) The Three Musketeers is inspired by a 17th century work entitled Memoires de d'Artagnan by Gatien de Cortilz de Sandras, wh...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Nick Carraway as Honest Liar in Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

- Nick Carraway as Honest Liar in Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby        "Everyone suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known" (Fitzgerald Gatsby 64). So writes Nick Carraway in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, characterizing himself in opposition to the great masses of humanity as a perfectly honest man. The honesty that Nick attributes to himself must be a nearly perfect one, by dint of both its rarity and its "cardinal" nature; Nick asserts for himself that he is among the most honest people he has ever encountered....   [tags: Great Gatsby Essays Fitzgerald ]

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The World War II As Hitler

- Initially when the book was published it was not read much as the book was written by a self-educated man. Moreover, people were expecting some spicy stories instead of poorly composed lectures by Hitler. When Hitler became the chancellor of Germany the book was sold to everyone. It was taught to kids and it became a tradition to gift the book to newlyweds. Even now there were few Germans who had read the book cover to cover. The book somehow became a preamble for World War II as Hitler made it sure that he exterminate as much Jews as he could put his hands on....   [tags: World War II, Japan, Germany, China]

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The Weakness of Women in The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

- “All for one, and one for all," the motto of the King's Musketeers in the Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, is a slogan that the four main male characters follow in their everyday lives. However, whenever a woman is concerned, each male character attempts to place the woman’s honor above his own, due to the thought that a woman needs more protection than a man does. Privately, each character shares the opinion that women are the weaker gender of the human race. Although not the most prevalent theme in the novel, this theme subtly appears throughout the dialogue of the male characters, in many points throughout the story....   [tags: protection, escort, loyalty]

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The Scientific Revolution Changed The World Of Science Forever

- The scientific revolution changed the world of science forever. Starting in during the tail end of the 16th century and lasting well into the 17th, this revolution changed the thinking, approach and processes of science. Gone were the days of science being controlled solely by religious leaders and what they said being law. The revolution choose to look towards reason, rationale, and proof instead of only religious dogma. As the case with mean paradigm shift that occur over a population there were many differing opinion on the state of science and where it was heading....   [tags: Human, Thought, Mind, Michel de Montaigne]

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Homosexualiy and the Catholic Church

- Homosexualiy and the Catholic Church For us in Scotland homosexuality is one of the most prominent issues in Church and society today. Gay-rights advocates and activists are pushing a strong political agenda from the left—job benefits for domestic partners, civil recognition for gay marriages, the right to bear one's own children via reproductive technologies, equal access to adoption, anti-discrimination statutes. At the same time, the government has changed legislation regarding the teaching about homosexuality in Schools....   [tags: Papers]

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God 's Teachings Of Love And Accepting Those

- Religion has been playing an increasingly important role in my life as I get older. With age comes maturity, and a more mutual understanding of certain aspects. For myself, as I got older, I began to understand religion a lot more compared to when I was younger. When I was younger I just simply not interested in religion, and as my life progressed I could see the impact it had on not only myself, but the people surrounding me. Prior to my enrollment in this course, It has been almost 10 years since I have an any sort of formal religion teachings....   [tags: Religion, God, Personal life, Faith]

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King Henry Viii : The Monarch Of England

- In 1529, Roman Catholicism was the official religion of the English state. King Henry VIII was the monarch of England and was a devout Catholic. Henry even defended the Church, by writing a theological treatise Assertio Septem Sacramentorum, which attacked the new reformist ideas of Martin Luther. Henry was then rewarded for this by a grateful papacy, who gave Henry the title Defensor Fidei (Defender of the Faith). So, if Henry was the “Defender of Faith” why did he break from the Roman Catholic Church in 1533....   [tags: Protestant Reformation, Christianity]

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The Duchess of Malfi: A Character Study

- Webster based his plot on a true story set in Italy, a story that has as central themes inequality, injustice, and corruption. In my opinion one of the best techniques that Webster used to transmit these themes was to make the characters appear to be something that they are not. Furthermore, all the important characters of the play have both good and bad sides, and some of them (Cardinal) are “bad” but appear to be “good”. This contrast between good and bad and the changes of personality, help the author to build a play full of tragedy and therefore this maintains the reader’s attention focused on the play and anxious to see what is going to happen next....   [tags: The Duchess of Malfi]

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The Family By Mario Puzo -Reshma

- An exciting tale of greed, treachery,sin and power beyond mortal imagination (Book Summary), The Borgia family was indeed, the first original crime family.Written by Mario Puzo and finished by his girlfriend Carol Gino , The Family is an epic tale of a man’s rise to power , a father and his children , a tale that shows the strength , devotion and love of family. Set in Italy in the 15th century , where the Church and the Papal states-Romagna,The Marches,Umbria,Sabina,Patrimony of St.Peter,Latium and Campagna-was the greatest power that flourished, Rodrigo Borgia began his infamous journey to becoming a historical crime figure of the century.Mario Puzo had matched the historical and geographi...   [tags: borgia family, crime family, italian mafia]

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Ontological Argument Critique

- The existence of God is a much debated philosophical argument that has mystified philosophers since the age of the ‘Enlightenment.’ Many of the different arguments put forth and analysed though, have not adequately proven God’s existence. Although in order to move forward, failed arguments must be studied to ensure that mistakes are not repeated. One such argument is the Ontological Argument. This argument was first recorded by St. Anslem (1033-1109). Descartes adapts this argument in the fifth meditation in ‘Meditations on First Philosophy.’ He first establishes that whenever he thinks about a triangle, there are certain properties that must be present in order for the form to be a triangle...   [tags: Philosophy ]

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Louis XIV: The Sun King

- During the 17th century, the ideals of absolutism is completely condensened in the statement by King Louis XIV “Un roi, un loi, un foi” which translates to “One king, one law, one faith”. As the model for the rest of European powers that wanted to achieve absolutist rule, Louis XIV achieved his goals (of one king, one law, and one faith) very well. For the first portion of his quote, “one king”, Louis consolidated his power in many ways. France, as well as many other countries throughout the middle ages and early renaissance, had their power balanced between the nobles and the dynastic ruling class, where nobles controlled their individual provinces and the king would have to rely on his nob...   [tags: notorious monarchs of France]

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Biography of Marie Antoinette

- Biography of Marie Antoinette Born with the name Antonia, Marie Antoinette was born in Vienna, Austria on November 2, 1755. Marie-Antoinette was one of the 16 children of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and Empress Maria Theresa, queen of Hungary and Bohemia. She was the youngest and most beautiful daughter of all. Marie Antoinette was brought up believing her destiny was to become queen of France. Marie Antoinette's first child was Marie Therese Charlotte(Madame Royale). Unpopular Queen Marie Antoinette supposedly had numerous affairs, especially the one with Count Hans Axel Fersen, who was a Swedish diplomat....   [tags: History Queen France Antoinette Essays Papers]

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The Diamond Necklace Affair

- The Diamond Necklace Affair Marie Antoinette, Queen of France from 1770 to 1797 was despised by the people of France. Their hatred of her and the monarchy in general led to the French Revolution. Many issues led to the unpopularity of Queen Maria Antoinette, her vanity, her disregard for the people, but perhaps the most significant was the Affair of the Diamond Necklace. In 1785, the court jewelers, Bohmer and Basange, constructed a necklace with five hundred and forty diamonds of varying sizes in an ugly arrangement that resembled the collars worn by circus animals....   [tags: Papers]

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Dan Brown Critique

- Dan Brown's novels are filled with intriguing plots, interesting characters, and explore different countries. Some characters seem irrelevant, or they are just there to add to the story. However, some may actually be important. Characters that seem to be normal are actually significant, complex, and are sometimes evil. Angels & Demons starts off in Robert Langdon's home, in Massachusetts, in present day time. Langdon is asked by Maximilian Kohler to come to CERN, a nuclear research facility, in Geneva, Switzerland, to view the body of Leonardo Vetra who has been branded with the word, Illuminati....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Stan Musial and Albert Pujols

- Baseball, considered to many, the greatest sport to ever be played. America’s national pastime originated in the early 1800s and is still around today. In today’s game, athletes are role models for the younger generation and children look up to these players as heroes. Although many of the greatest players from the game are not around today their influence still impacts many people’s lives. Many Athletes such as, Stan Musial and Albert Pujols, impact people’s lives both on and off the field. These athletes don’t only have an influence on the people of St....   [tags: Baseball, Pujols, Musial]

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The Thirty Years War

- The section of documents, numbering nineteen to twenty three, consist of many different accounts ranging from of a portion of the “Swedish rule of war”, a theologian’s take on peace, the assassination of General Wallenstein, an account of battle and even a Cardinal’s warning. These documents vary in years from 1632-1634, drawing a close to the middle segment of the Thirty Years War. These articles illustrate not only events such as a General’s murder, Swedish defeat or French apprehension, they also show a growing desire for peace and political well-being contrasted with serious religious sentiment....   [tags: History, War]

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Sexual Abuse In the Catholic Church

- The Catholic Church is right now struggling with a very serious and grave scandal, Sexual Abuse of catholic priests and Paedophilia. Within the last year the Catholic Church has had to dispense over 100 million dollars in sexual abuse settlements*** (find source). However, the crisis became mainstream when two Catholic priests in Boston were accused of abusing over 100 boys and young men. The church worldwide has felt repercussions from this scandal. In fact, it even resulted in the call of all American cardinals who are healthy enough to travel to a summit in the Vatican with Pope John Paul the second....   [tags: Paedophilia Catholic Church]

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The Standards and Values by which the Court of Malfi Lives

- The Standards and Values by which the Court of Malfi Lives The values that govern character's decisions in The Duchess of Malfi are diametrically opposed to the modern day ethos by which we are accustomed to live. The play is set in a time and society where today's basic sociability, fairness and freedom from oppression were completely unheard of and unprecedented. Those in power saw no point to their authority if they did not take full advantage of their influence, nobody would lookout for anyone else and people's livelihoods depended on kings' fickle whims....   [tags: The Duchess of Malfi Literature Essays]

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Major League Baseball´s Culture

- ... Louis Cardinals. They have built their team through their farm system like I mention earlier, also known as the minor leagues. Many of their players are “home grown” talent as they call it and the fans are very close to their players, unlike the money driven stars, the fans feel like the young players are growing up and their involved with it. An example of this is on the teams Facebook page the team posted a thank you to two of their home grown stars that they traded away, and the top comment reads this, “Freese will always be a cardinal in the hearts of true fans of STL(St....   [tags: location, team, build, farm]

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Absolutisim in France

- Absolutisim in France 1) Age of Absolutism 2) Rise of Absolutism In France (1660-1789) 3) Administration of Cardinal Richelieu 4) Administration by Cardinal Mazarin 5) Rule of Louis XIV (1661-1715) Absolutism is the key word that I chose as a most important issue that I learned in my history class. Absolutism is also known as a strong and centralized monarchy, which are some countries led to despotism. King was given absolute power by God’s authority over his subjects and nobody could question his credibility....   [tags: Papers]

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Reports of the Pope's Miracles

- An American Jew cured of a brain tumour after attending Mass with Pope John Paul II. A Mexican boy stricken with leukemia who recovered after a papal kiss. Even a cardinal who regained his ability to speak after John Paul touched his throat. Italian newspapers have been rife with reports of alleged miracles attributed to Pope John Paul II, fuelling speculation he may soon be put on the path to sainthood. Vatican rules, though, are clear: For a miracle to be considered in the saint-making process, it has to have occurred after John Paul's death....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Color of Blood

- The Color of Blood This web of deceit, violence and political maneuvering all starts after a revolution threatens to destroy the regime of an Eastern European nation around 1987. After closely escaping an assasination and a kidnapping, Cardinal Bem finds himself a fugitive with enemies on every side. Terrorists, soldiers and even members of the proletariat will try and stop him at all cost. He will find his true friends and discover the ones who are simply out to get him. To save his country he must make it to the mass at Rywald to make his speech and reasure the public that nothing is wrong and guarantee that there will be no revolution nor that the country will crumble apart....   [tags: Papers]

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The Road of Joseph Ratzinger t Pope Ementus Benedict

- ... Since he was part of the Hitler Youth, he was drafted in 1934 and stationed in Hungry. While in Hungry, he worked at a concentration camp and, every day, saw thousands of Jews meet their deaths by means of the gas chambers. In 1945, Ratzinger was captured by the Americans and held as a prisoner of war for many months. In the fall of 1945, he was released by the Americans and Ratzinger returned to the seminary. He studied philosophy and theology at the University of Munich. This marked the end of his time as a Nazi solider....   [tags: papacy, elect, pope, pray]

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The Duchess of Malfi

- John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi was written in the early 1600’s and is often considered to be Webster’s masterpiece. The story takes place in the Italian city of Amalfi during the sixteenth century, where the Duchess of the court of Amalfi is a young widow who has fallen in love with her steward, Antonio. Both of her brothers – the Cardinal and Duke Ferdinand – are against her remarrying and are very powerful. In becoming suspicious of the Duchess, Ferdinand hires Bosola to spy on her, while the Duchess thinks she has employed him as head of her stables....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ebola And Marburg Viruses

- The Ebola and Marburg viruses are extremely lethal viruses that have placed repugnant thoughts on the minds of many people that have any background knowledge on this field of viral infections. Where does it come from. Where does it hide. What could it do to me. As these questions burn holes in the minds of many people, something should be done to learn more about these horrendous viruses. People sometimes become scared stiff from the thought of the bone-chilling effects from these viruses, and had good reason to....   [tags: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (Ebola HF)]

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A Catholic Based Family : The Church 21 Video, Eucharist And Our Formation As The People Of The

- Growing up in a Catholic based family I had my baptism and my first communion. I went to church because my parents took me to church. I prayed and had confession because it was what I was told to do. Up until I was about 13 I followed my parents’ word on religion, then after a while I started to feel disconnected and I stopped going to church. I was only doing things out of habit. Slowly, as I was intrigued to understand exactly why we follow the rules or participate in our rituals I began to open my mind and let myself feel the meaning....   [tags: Eucharist, Catholic Church, Baptism, Jesus]

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Perception is Everything: A Look into 1980s Culture and Sin City

- Between the 1960s and the 1980s, the priorities of Americans shifted from a patriotic concern for the country’s welfare to a concern for self-advancement. “A 1980 study by UCLA and American Council on Education indicated that college freshmen were more interested in status, power, and money than at any time during the past 15 years. Business Management was the most popular major” (Whitley). Similarly in the graphic novel, Sin City, wealth, power and status play an important in the dynamic of the environment....   [tags: Economics]

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Perception is Everything: A Look into 1980s Culture and Sin City

- Between the 1960s and the 1980s, the priorities of Americans shifted from a patriotic concern for the country’s welfare to a concern for self-advancement. “A 1980 study by UCLA and American Council on Education indicated that college freshmen were more interested in status, power, and money than at any time during the past 15 years. Business Management was the most popular major” (Whitley). Similarly, in the graphic novel, Sin City written by Frank Miller, wealth, power and status play an important role in the outcome of and setting of the book....   [tags: American Culture]

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Case Study : India And New Zealand 's Largest Marketing Business

- 1. DOWNER is Australia and New Zealand’s largest marketing business which provides state of the art technology and innovation in Transportation, Communications, Rail and Engineering, Mining, Construction and Maintenance. DOWNER provides a cardinal role when it comes to Transportations in Australia and New Zealand. They also invest in strategic partnership to allocate growth in their business. Downer joint ventures to Keolis, Bombadier and Electro-motive Diesel have also lead in advancement when it comes to transport business....   [tags: Management, Risk management, Risk, Business]

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Copernicus and the Lack of Freedom of Speech Before 1791

- Freedom of Speech, Assembly, Petition, Press and Freedom of Religion was granted to us on 1791, but what about the time before that. What were people’s rights, did they even have any. Nicolaus Copernicus was one of the many people who lived through the early Reformation. During that time the Catholic Church controlled the people. Anyone who disobeyed the Catholic Church was either put into prison or even sentenced to death. The major concept that the Catholic Church held was the geocentric theory, that the Earth is the center of the universe....   [tags: Copernicus, human rights, Catholic Church]

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Comparing The Moral Virtues of Antony and Julian the Apostate

- Roman emperor Julian the Apostate and Christian leader Antony both exhibited many qualities of character during their existence. Both of them led very distinctive lives although shared several ethical values. Book 25 of “The Later Roman Empire” and the book “Early Christian Lives” show concrete evidence of this. In the following essay, I will argue how both leaders’ lives were devoted to their religious beliefs and their mutual cardinal virtues. Regardless of the fact that Julian and Anthony did not practice the same religion, they both shared a particular devotion to their beliefs....   [tags: Roman History, Early Christian Lives]

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The Contribution of Henry VIII To the Protestant Era

- Henry started out a very sheepish not quite feminine, yet attractive, intelligent and somewhat surprisingly athletic man. Second son of King Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, from the line of the House of Tudors, originally second in line for the throne, who only after the death of his older brother Arthur, Prince of Whales, would eventually become King Henry VIII of England and Supreme Leader of the Church of England, ushering in a vast innovative future and new era for protestant reformation....   [tags: protestant reformation, Anglicans Ecclesia]

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Michelangelo And The Pope 's Ceiling, By Ross King

- For the close observation section, I selected paintings that are from the 15th and 16th century. I chose the book, “Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling,” by Ross King; therefor these works of art are from the time when he was alive. For the observations of the paints I chose, I made both simple and more in-depth for most of them. For the first painting, “The Adoration of the Magi,” (c. 1440-1460) by Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi, I noticed that it is a very colorful painting due to the garments of all the people....   [tags: Leonardo da Vinci, Florence, Jesus]

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Great Rulers of 15th and 16th Century Dynasties

- During the Wars of Religion, from 1554 to 1648, the actions of Elizabeth I, Henry IV, Louis XIII, and Philip II all demonstrated their worthiness to be considered great rulers. Elizabeth I of England defeated the Spanish Armada, the strongest naval power the world had ever seen. Henry IV of France took many steps that eventually led to a religious agreement in France. Louis XIII of France left France as a major European power. Philip II of Spain made Spain very rich and powerful during the height of his reign....   [tags: World Leaders]

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A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt

- ‘A Man for All Seasons’ is a play written by Robert Bolt, previously for BBC Radio in 1954 before revising it on stage. It was premiered on the 1st of July 1960 at the Global Theatre in London. The story begins when Sir Thomas More, a scholar and a statesman, advises Richard Rich to be a teacher instead of striving to be affluent but he fails. He then gives Rich an Italian cup that was given to him by a lady he reviewed. It was given as a bribe and he did not realise it until after receiving it and decides not to keep it....   [tags: play analysis]

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Royal Absolutism Through the 15th and 18th Century

- Through the 15th and 18th century, Royal Absolutism was the dominant political structure in western society, and personified France and King Louis XIV. In an earlier century, Niccoló Machiavelli, wrote a document called, “The Prince.” This book was about what it takes to be a successful ruler, and the number one rule of course was: “Power is Everything.” How you acquire the power made no difference as long as you had it. Many people repulsed Machiavelli’s idea of power at all costs, but it would soon be the basis of the government in some countries....   [tags: sovereignty, absolute monarch]

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The Great Britain Society And The French Empire

- The Importance Of Commoners The French Empire from King Louis XIV-XVI and Great Britain 1700-1800 had more in common than hating each other, they relied on their commoners greatly. Although the reasoning is different in each society. The chief similarity between the Great Britain society and the French Empire is that they were both reliant on the commoners to help them succeed. The difference between the two societies is the French Empire was reliant on the commoner’s support of the monarchy to assist foreign policy....   [tags: Louis XIV of France, Louis XV of France]

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Applying Character Based Ethics When Analyzing Extramarital Affairs

- Applying Character-Based Ethics When Analyzing Extramarital Affairs Marriage and fidelity reflects a highly contradictory space in today’s society mainly because of a changing culture that affects their longevity. A cultural evolution has lead to a heightened awareness of the woman both intellectually, socially, emotionally and sexually. As opposed to the 19th century when most women were confined to the home, today’s modern woman has an income and is as competitive as the man in the job market....   [tags: Ethics, Virtue ethics, Virtue]

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Louis Xiv The Great And The Sun King

- Louis XIV the king that held his monarchy for the longest recorded time in European history [72 years], one of the most influential monarchs, who was also referred to as Louis the Great and the Sun King. During his reign Louis XIV played an important role in art and literature of France, transformed the monarchy and turned France into the dominant powerful European country. Louis XIV is known for his great accomplishments that rose France among other European countries however it is a controversial statement....   [tags: Louis XIV of France, Louis XIII of France]

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The Power of The House of Medici

- ... Using the family wealth, Cosimo set up a network of secretive alliances that ruined the competition and benefited the Medici Bank. Cosimo really began to have complete power of Florence. He was able to use money to control all businesses in Florence. Medici Banks started to open up all over the world at that time. Because the Pope had a credit line in the bank, the Medici also had connections in the church, making them even more powerful. Many people began to get angry with Cosimo, especially the old families that used to be significant....   [tags: bank, wealth, influence]

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Plato 's Republic, Justice And The Soul

- In Plato’s Republic, justice and the soul are examined in the views of the multiple characters as well as the Republic’s chief character, Socrates. As the arguments progress through the Republic, the effect of justice on the soul is analyzed, as the question of whether or not the unjust soul is happier than the just soul. Also, Plato’s theories of justice in the man, the state, and the philosopher king are clearly linked to the cardinal virtues, as Plato describes the structure of the ideal society and developing harmony between the social classes....   [tags: Plato, Justice, Philosophy, Political philosophy]

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