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Marx, Keynes, Hayek and Friedman: The Power of Ideas

- Economics, commerce, money theory, production, business cycles, government intervention, credit/debit and many other things were paved with a heavy foundation involving these four economists. Each had their very own opinions in light to each other, which only gave way to new findings about our economies in whole. Along with ideas came great contributions to nations as well. Karl Marx was sort of the founder of modern communism, by merging politics and economics he gave way to new ideas involving the working class owning part of what they create....   [tags: Government, Monetary Policy]

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Print vs. Preaching in the Spread of Protestant Ideas

- When considering the spread of Protestantism, it is essential to look at the role of printing and preaching. First, looking at printing, there is definitely a correlation between the rise of print and Protestantism, however print was only a substantial industry in countries like Germany, France and Italy, and even there, printed materials were only accessible to a literate minority. Second, the role of preaching must be considered, in spite of accusations by historians such as Susan Karant-Nunn, that it didn’t have a clear message and developed incoherently, this essay will argue that preaching via sermons and focusing on scripture was still as effective as pre-reformation sermons, as Luther...   [tags: Religion History]

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Liberal Ideas and Weimar Culture as Both Remarkable and Horrendous

- During the fourteen years of relative peace following the crisis of the Great War and preceding Adolf Hitler’s brutal dictatorship, Germany experienced an unprecedented outburst of artistic creativity and scientific innovation. Both as a multi-coalitional and the first democratic government, the Weimar Republic was off to an unstable start in the early 1920’s and had its legitimacy and authority challenged by left and right extremists alike. After the worst effects of the 1923 hyperinflation subsided, however, the Weimar Republic facilitated an atmosphere that was conducive to liberal and intellectual experimentation....   [tags: German, Gender, Degeneration]

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Improving The Lives Of Americans Through Progressive Ideas And Action

- According to the Center for American Progress, an educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action, an inclusive workforce that brings together a vast array of experiences and backgrounds breed greater creativity, innovation, and productivity (Editors). Customers want to be assisted by a person they can identify with, so an all-white male sales team might be too restrictive, but a work force made up with mixed ethnicities, qualifications and genders are likely to be more innovative....   [tags: Human resource management, Recruitment]

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The Revolution 's Ideas Of Freedom, Liberty, And Equality

- After the Revolution, many believed that America embodied ideals of freedom, liberty, and equality. The colonists finally rid themselves of the “slavery” to British tyranny by becoming independent and no longer forced pay to unjust taxes. However, American society continued to perpetuate the subjugation and unfair treatment of minorities, most notably the enslavement of Africans. Chattel slavery existed in abundance with little regard to the Revolution’s ideas about the rights of any human being....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, British Empire]

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Folk Tales Produce Ideas About Gender

- “The Universe is made of stories, not of atoms” (Rukeyser M 1968, cited in Daniels K 2000, p. 135), therefore, it is no wonder how folk tales have managed to enrapture people from all over the globe, spanning throughout history and culture. These tales are told from to the young, teaching morality and proper societal behaviour. However, as folk tales depict differing behaviours for boys and girls, ideas on gender are created. Despite this, changing attitudes towards gender roles alter the content of folk tales to suit such changes, producing new, different, gender ideas....   [tags: Morality, Social Behavior, Little Red Riding Hood]

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Cost-Effective Bathroom Tile Design Ideas

- Since the bathroom is one room in the home that sees some of the most frequent use, it is only natural that it is a showpiece of the home's decor By using some great looking bathroom tile design ideas, you can transform this frequently used home centerpiece from a drab space into a masterpiece of interior design. Once this transformation is complete, your bathroom is sure to be a room that will be awe-inspiring for anyone who visits your home. A method that many home interior designers have found to be one of the best bathroom tile design ideas for creating a stunning bathroom is to cover the bathroom's walls and shower/bath area in small tiles....   [tags: Small Tiles, Swimming Pool Tiles]

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The Nonfulfillment of New Haven’s Aspirations

- Between the early to mid 1600’s, British outcasts had begun to venture out to North America to seek religious freedom. However, many of these settlers weren’t making the perilous voyage across the Atlantic for solely religious reasons. The colony of New Haven was an organized settlement that was both religiously and economically inclined. However, despite their unity and good work ethic, the colony was unable to achieve much significance by the turn of the century. Ever since the colonists arrived in New Haven, they encountered many difficulties that at first thwarted them from creating a thriving economy, and eventually shattered what hopes they had of creating the strong and influential ha...   [tags: New Haven, Davenport, puritans]

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Marketplace of Ideas

- The first thing that I want to do before I start my research paper is to define what the marketplace of ideas is. It is a basis of freedom of expression based on the principle of theory of the free market in economics. The marketplace of ideas concept believes that the truth will come out from an open and public forum. It often pertains to freedom of speech and of the press and the responsibilities of different types of media in politics. It also pertains to free trade of ideas. According to conservipedia.com, the marketplace of confronts “bad speech” with “good speech.” On the same site, it gives an explanation of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes interpretation in Ab...   [tags: Holmes, freedom of speech, media, politics]

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Article Review on Unleash Innovation in Foreign Subsidiaries by Birkinshaw and Hood

- 1. Article summary (195 words) The article “Unleash Innovation in Foreign Subsidiaries” by Birkinshaw, J. & Hood, N. (2001) indicates the four incentive tactics to promote innovation in overseas subsidiaries. One intensive attempt of global business is encouraging and making use of brilliant ideas, which are frequently found in remote subsidiaries. To achieve this target, parent companies should consider its foreign units as peninsulas instead of islands. This means that each far-off subsidiary is a not a discrete unit but is the complement of the parent company to acquire the strategic objectives....   [tags: ideas, encouraging, budget, buisness ]

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Putting the Puzzle Together: Different Roles in a Business Meeting

- ... He or she, according to the book “encourages any sign of progress.” “The Mimic” is another self-explanatory one; he or she always repeats the words or comments of other groups, kind of like a parrot or a sound recorder. We all get the idea. “The Monomaniac” is according to the book “One who rides the same hobbyhorse at every meeting.” I honestly have no idea what that means so I cannot put it in my own words. “The Outsider” is according to Chapter 10 of the book; “Someone who comments and uses body language to covey detachments or contempt” which to my understanding is someone who tries to herd separation or ridicule any negative comments or body language....   [tags: ideas, decisions, company]

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Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems

- During the scientific revolution, there was a shift in thinking about nature from a religious perspective to an intellectual perspective. The Roman Catholic Church enforced that the Earth was the center of the universe and the other planets and the sun revolved around it in a perfect circle. Galileo challenged the church’s idea of perfectness and the idea of the Earth being the center of the universe. The church also enforced that God and the church should be the center of everyone’s lives, and Rembrandt challenges this idea through his painting, Raising of the Cross....   [tags: church, power, ideas]

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The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment

- ... (7) It was believed that God had created the universe for man, and that he had given the central position in his creation to man, giving people a profound sense of security however Copernicus theory took away man’s central position in the universe. (7) The new scientific discoveries were detrimental to authority as they fostered doubt uncertainty, anxiety and threated belief in the faith (*), however the full implications of these discoveries were not fully understood by people during the scientific revolution....   [tags: authority, darwinism, scientific ideas]

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The Historians and The Critics: Ronald S. Crane´s View on Literature

- Ronald S. Crane’s essay concerns the way in which the literary scholar should be viewed. There are two different ideas: the historian and the critic. Crane mentions Howard Mumford Jones, placing him at one end of the spectrum. Jones believes when approaching literature, one must focus on the world and how it is changing, recording all events so those who come after him/her can understand and pass judgments based on facts. At the other end of the spectrum, Crane sets John Livingston Lowes in the foreground, stating that criticism is the only justification to literature....   [tags: history, understanding, ideas]

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Romanticism and Neoclassical Periods and Their Influence on Today´s Culture

- Today’s modern architecture is inspired by great 18th century architects. Architecture during this period expressed passion in sculpture and decorative art from the Neoclassical and Romanticism periods. Architecture a unifying or coherent form or structure as defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary describes the ideal construction of two great periods. (Merriam-Webster, n.d) Neoclassical and Romanticism artistic structures composed throughout this era were marvels and beauties during this century....   [tags: architecture, periods, ideas, culture]

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Components of the Diffusion of Innovation Theory

- Diffusion of Innovation (DOI) Theory, developed by Rogers in 1962, is one of the oldest social science theories. It originated in communication to explain how, over time, an idea or product spreads through a specific population or social system. The end result of this diffusion is that people, as part of a social system, adopt a new idea, behavior, or product. Adoption means that a person does something differently than what they had previously. The key to adoption is that the person must perceive the idea, behavior, or product as new or innovative....   [tags: adoption, ideas, nursing ]

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The Old And New Testament

-     Justice a commonly used term throughout history dividing the world into what 's wrong and right.justice is based on honesty, and equality for all. Justice is the fundamental system that keeps control over within our society. Human justice is based solely on god 's laws who categorize the “just” from “unjust”.The bible is used as a set of guidelines given to the world by god for his children to reach their full potential and achieve righteousness. Within the bible the old and new testament are compared and contrasted to show the ideal image of justice and what it takes to achieve while also showing how each testament handles it differently....   [tags: Bible, Old Testament, Jesus, New Testament]

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A New Deal A New America

- Throughout history, America has had a plethora of leaders. A handful of these leaders have found a place in the heart of many Americans. Franklin D. Roosevelt, commonly referred to as FDR, is without a doubt one of these leaders. FDR made new laws, put forth many ideas, and raised the public’s morale before, during, and after WWII. He affected America in such a way that he brought us out of the slum of Great Depression. Even though Franklin D. Roosevelt put America in debt, his new deal policy gave millions of Americans jobs, stimulated the economy, raised public moral, and introduced new big government tactics....   [tags: American History]

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Key Aspects of Totalitarian Society

- The key aspects of a totalitarian society are that the government holds power and enforces ideas, a concept initially created to treat everyone equally. Russia, Germany, and China before the World Wars are examples of such governments. The fictional society depicted on Any Rand’s novella Anthem displays a similar society which separates individuals from families. The author envisioned the motif to create a collectivist society setting in the novella from her background living in Soviet Union. Collectivism suppresses individual thoughts and freedom....   [tags: Government, Enforces Ideas, Power]

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Leadership: Its Responsiblities and Characteristics

- “Leaders instill in their people a hope for success and a belief in themselves. Positive leaders empower people to accomplish their goals.”
-Unknown To me, leadership is the ability to inspire the people around you in any situation and under any circumstances, to work or live for a common purpose, and to be able to handle anything that comes your way. The actual definition of leadership seems so unclear because of the many responsibilities one person has to hold and attain as part of being a leader....   [tags: stress, communicate, ideas, confidence]

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The Dystopian Novel ' Brave New World '

- A Utopia is an imaginary place where human ideals are established; an idea of a place that is free from all of the human complications such as pain and suffering. Utopia writing has been around for thousands of years and can be found in almost all different cultures. Opposite of a Utopia, is a Dystopia, a fictional world where everything is unpleasant or dismal. Although the social pressures in which these utopias and dystopias were created from different pressures, all of these stories share the common theme of escapism and “what ifs?” The purpose of this paper will be to compare and contrast the novel Utopia, written by Thomas more with the dystopian novel Brave New world, written by Adlou...   [tags: Utopia, Dystopia, Brave New World]

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Imagination in Narnis and Neverland

- There is always one aspect of life that is essential in a person. It is established in childhood; imagination. Children have the privilege of being young enough for a certain amount of time to not let any responsibilities hinder them from learning and experiencing the world in new ways. In literature, the best way to showcase a child’s imagination is through a world entirely different from their own. Two of the most prominent fantasy worlds in children’s literature are; Narnia and Neverland. These worlds are important for they do not classify children as beings lesser than others....   [tags: worlds, literature, parents, ideas]

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Lord Of The Flies And Brave New World

- Society provides an individual with the structure they need to flourish in a productive community. Once that structure becomes nonexistent, the individual becomes animal-like by depending on their innate, or more savage skills to thrive in the world they find themselves in. Many people believe dystopian literature dehumanizes the individual for a specific purpose. William Golding 's and Aldous Huxley 's 20th century, dystopian novel reflect a similar theme. For instance, both Lord of the Flies and Brave New World reflect how the dehumanization leads to the downfall of society; thereby, influencing individuals to revert back to their natural, savage states....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley]

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The Brave New World?

- The brave new world has made modifications to how life used to be like. After all these changes, there is nothing else to improve. Therefore, change is undesirable and unnecessary (Diken 153). Society never has to fix anything, even if it seems like it. This new world believes that ending things is better than trying to fix them, because more problems may be caused as a result (Huxley 54). Mustapha Mond, the Controller, reiterates why the new world fixates on stability. It is because of their fear of change and time (Diken 160)....   [tags: Brave New World, Human, Religion, Africa]

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Laguage Brings People Together

- Without language as a way of knowing, it would be very difficult for humans to communicate ideas and gather knowledge. A language’s ability to be “rule-governed, intended, and creative and open-ended” allows it to be a useful tool in the development of culture; and thus aid an individual in the process of discovering his or her own identity (Dunn 57). In essence, different languages to a certain degree affect the views an individual may hold about themselves and the world around them, but this is not the only factor; the environment and experiences also influences these concepts....   [tags: English, Japanese, Communication, Ideas]

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Analysis of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- In our world, there is a plethora of societies. Different societies have different approaches to freedom, and have different ideas of what freedom is. In our society, we are taught that freedom is something that everybody should have no matter who they are or where they are from. In A Brave New World, Huxley gives us two examples of societies. These societies are the World State and the Reservation and they both have very different types of and views on freedom. By using these two examples and providing the readers with multiple characters that live in each society, Huxley clearly shows us his view on the subject of freedom....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Enlightenment Ideas And Politcal Figuers Of The Era

- Enlightenment Ideas and Political Figures of The Enlightenment Era The Enlightenment of the 18th century was an exciting period of history. For the first time since ancient Grecian times, reason and logic became center in the thoughts of most of elite society. The urge to discover and to understand replaced religion as the major motivational ideal of the age, and the upper class social scene all over Europe was alive with livid debate on these new ideas. A French playwright who went by the pseudonym Voltaire is the most recognized and controversial Enlightenment author....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Study of the Ideas of The Outsider, Threat and Danger

- Study of the Ideas of The Outsider, Threat and Danger In the study of the notion of "the outsider", "threat" and "danger", four short stories from the pre 1914 period are examined. These are "The Stolen Bacillus" by H.G. Wells, "the Red Room" again by H.G. Wells, "the Speckled Band" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and finally "Napoleon and the Spectre" by Charlotte Bronte. Each of these stories contain elements of threat and danger. In addition to this, there can be one character who can be viewed as "the outsider"....   [tags: Papers]

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Descartes' Ideas on the Existence of God

- Through out history there have been questions of where we come from and how we got here. It all comes down to the question of God’s existence. God’s existence has never been questioned during the times of when Christianity, Judaism and Islam were born. The question of God’s existence comes from our new way of thinking after these religions. Science has made us think of how things work in our world and brings Gods existence into question. There were no scientific studies done during the days of Jesus to prove that God exists, so where did the people in history get this idea of God from....   [tags: philosophy, religion]

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Symbolizing the Ideas and Beliefs in The Lottery

- Throughout time people have adopted different types of customs and ideas. In “The Lottery” the people from the community are sacrificing in order for their crops to grow. Many lives are at risk and in fear despite the acceptance of their actions.Symbolism is something that represents ideas or qualities of an object. An example of this can be a dove which represents peace. In the short story The Lottery, it takes place in the late 40s early 50s. The whole story is a contradiction because you would think that having a lottery would be a good thing, but in this story it isn’t....   [tags: Symbolism, Symbols, literary analysis]

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The Rise of Ideas and the Fall of the State

- Social revolutions are swift and violent transformations, carried out by the lower classes, which ultimately transform the political, social, and socioeconomic structure of the government (Skocpol, 4). Revolutions do not easily occur and are not inevitable. In fact, there must be certain variables simultaneously present in order for the current regime to collapse and be replaced by a new system. I will argue that the two important variables that caused the Russian Revolution, in February of 1917, and the French Revolution, in October of 1789, were the collapse of the military and the rise of radical ideas....   [tags: Political Science]

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The Rise of Ideas and the Fall of the State

- Social revolutions are swift and violent transformations, carried out by the lower classes, which ultimately transform the political, social, and socioeconomic structures of the government (Skocpol, 4). Revolutions do not easily occur and are not inevitable. In fact, there must be certain variables simultaneously present in order for the current regime to collapse and be replaced by a new system. I will argue that the two important variables that caused the French Revolution, in October of 1789, and the Russian Revolution, in February of 1917, were the collapse of the military and the rise of radical ideas....   [tags: Political Science]

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The Ideas Of Darwinism And Marxism

- We do not live isolated lives, that much is clear. Our actions and our attitudes toward our situations and the people around us undoubtedly affect those we come in contact with. Over the history of western thought, great thinkers argue about just how strong of an impact the environment has on human existence. While this is yet to be settled, authors apply this idea of connectedness to other concepts. In WIT 202, we have discussed the material world, in context of the city and nature, and its relationship with the ideological world in light of texts from the 18th and 19th centuries....   [tags: Marxism, Communism, Karl Marx, Evolution]

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An Amalgamation Of The Ideas Of Ecopsychology And Psychotherapy

- Introduction Ecotherapy is an amalgamation of the ideas of ecopsychology and psychotherapy. At its core, ecotherapy claims that personal human distress can be alleviated by developing a connection with nature. It can include a variety of techniques from “horticulture therapy, wilderness excursion work, time stress management and certain kinds of animal-assisted therapy” (Chalquist, 2009). In the emerging sub-field it is often acknowledged that human emotional ailments come from the industrial world in which we live....   [tags: Therapy, Psychotherapy, Research, Science]

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The Rise of Ideas and the Fall of the State

- Social revolutions are swift and violent transformations, carried out by the lower classes, which ultimately transform the political, social, and socioeconomic structures of the government (Skocpol, 4). Revolutions do not easily occur and are not inevitable. In fact, there must be certain variables simultaneously present in order for the current regime to collapse and be replaced by a new system. In the following paper, I will illustrate how the simultaneous presence of two variables leads to the social revolutions in France in October of 1789, Russia, in February of 1917, and China in 1949....   [tags: Social Revolutions, France, Russia, China]

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Ted Hughes’ Ideas about Poetry

- Ted Hughes’ Ideas about Poetry Ted Hughes, was born in 1939 and died in 1989, he wrote two poems, The Jaguar and The Thought-Fox. These are the poems that I am discussing in my essay and also what his ideas are on the poems. He also specialises in nature poems and these are what we have also been studying. The Thought-Fox is quite a different poem. It wasn’t written about the fox it was written about him writing about the fox (confusing I Know!!!). The Jaguar on the other hand, was about the animal and it was describing the animal, can you tell the difference and how he likes to differ his poems “You don’t have to bother about commas or full stops or that sort of thing” to Ted punctuation i...   [tags: Ted Hughes The Jaguar The Thought Fox Essays]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Brave New World '

- Brave New World did not start off with a quest; in fact, the quest did not take place until the middle of the book. The quest consisted of: a) a quester: John; b) a place to go: the “new world” or civilized London; c) a stated reason to go there: to see how John’s mother’s stories compared to the real world. John heard euphoric details about the other world so he wanted to experience them himself. Due to feeling like an outcast from being white in an Indian-filled society, John wanted a change; d) challenges and trials en route: Civilized life was nothing like John expected, he hated it even....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, We, Island]

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Ideas That Shaped The Cold War

- Ideas That Shaped The Cold War Containment: Michael Tartaglia (Words 1,790) Containment was a pivotal United States idea used to prevent and restrict the spread of communism internationally, it was mainly focused in the Continents of Europe, Asia and the Middle East, it was the one of the major reasons in which the ‘Cold War’ remained a cold war, and didn’t escalate into a hot war. The idea of Containment was a result of a series of movements by the Soviet Union to expand the ideology and influence of Communism internationally, it became evident this was needed with the Soviets no longer being seen as a reliable ally after the Second World War....   [tags: communism, containment, soviet union]

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A Brave New World And A Clockwork Orange

- The desire for societal symmetry and the idea of idiosyncratic freedom encase Anthony Burgess and Aldous Huxley’s vividly fabricated realms of A Brave New World and A Clockwork Orange. These analogous concepts enable Burgess and Huxley to explore one’s ability to choose their destiny and an individual’s struggle for autonomy and individuation in the face of morally oppressive powers. To challenge the widespread assumption that technology is beneficial to future cultures, both authors expose how individuals are manipulated and suppressed to alternate realities by drugs and technology, thus conveying the fundamental idea of psychological constriction....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Ideas And Understanding Of A Theological Outlook

- 1. INTRODUCTION This essay seeks to expose combined ideas and understanding of a theological outlook. Since the beginning of this module, several terms and definitions were added to student’s range of knowledge during this fourteen weeks. This assessment will be keeping our attention on the practicality of theology to a South Africans local crisis response. The main point of this assessment it is to engage the terms and knowledge acquired during this module period, to describe and understand an effective theological response to a current local crisis in South Africa....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Africa, Holy Spirit]

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Postcolonial Ideas And The Concept Of Decolonization

- Nowadays, the global division of labour between countries, followed by the resource extraction in the Third World countries, specificity of the world’s economy and migration are showing largely inherited contours of the old colonial order. Thus, a debate regarding the question of whether a contemporary world is postcolonial or not is arising. The purpose of this essay is to critically discuss and analyse the debate, focusing firstly on a brief summary of postcolonial ideas and the concept of decolonization; secondly, the question will be discussed from the perspectives of neo-colonialism and new imperialism as those theories maintain the existence of the new forms of colonialism and argue...   [tags: Colonialism, Postcolonialism, Neocolonialism]

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`` Brave New World `` By Aldous Huxley

- The twentieth century was filled with a wide variety of classic dystopian novels, most of which have been analyzed and put into perspective comparatively with modern society. Literature focusing on different societies became widely popular, and many people currently question the validity of the writing. In the novel, “Brave New World,” the author, Aldous Huxley, creates a society where stability is the most important material to create a perfect world. The story follows two main characters, beginning with Bernard Marx, an upper-class man who is constantly ridiculed because of how he looks....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Dystopia]

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Recreation of the Ideas of Edmund Husserl

- The purpose of this paper is to provide a recreation of the ideas held by Edmund Husserl post-1890 and then to elucidate them in light of modern understanding. His greatest contributions of phenomenology and consciousness as a directed event will be the focus and offer guidance for Husserl’s uncovering of the ego as not only a state of being separate of the environment but also a state of immersion within the environment. We begin by explaining what the phenomenological attitude is not. This method contrasts with the popular framework, advocated by Husserl himself in his earlier works, of psychologism....   [tags: Consciousness, Phenomena. Post-1980]

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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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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- People break bones. X-ray machines allow doctors to see inside of our bodies to prevent any further damage. This is what Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World does. Brave New World peers into the future and warns of the dangers of technology and an all too complacent society. As Critic Dawn B. Sova explains, Brave New World “depicts an orderly society in which scientifically sophisticated genetics and pharmacology combine to produce a perfectly controlled population whose entire existence is dedicated to maintaining the stability of society”....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- The future is a star, shining bright and hopeful. Welcoming everyone with the promise of a better tomorrow. The world is joyous for tomorrow is a new day. However, that glimmering star can only shine for so long before it dims and the mask of hope lifts. This is exactly what happens in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World the future is grand and everyone is happy, or so everyone has been told. Critic Dawn B. Sova explains that Brave New World “depicts an orderly society in which scientifically sophisticated genetics and pharmacology combine to produce a perfectly controlled population whose entire existence is dedicated to maintaining the stability of society”....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- On December 1st, 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white man. As an African-American Civil Rights activist, she fought for freedom and equal rights. Parks and numerous others risked their safety, jobs, and lives to gain the equal rights of today’s society. Imagine if the rights, which activists fought steadfastly to acquire, were taken away. Teaching the history of how the world was shaped to its present state ensures the people of today’s world do not make the same mistakes. In Brave New World the past is not common knowledge....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Feminism And Ideas Of Sexual Equality

- Feminism and ideas of sexual equality were very dispersed in the 1960’s. Generally, liberal feminists tend to be conservative, willing to work with the current system to bring change and emphasize the equality of men and women. On the other hand, radical feminist beliefs were based strongly around the idea of power and political corruption and remaking society from the ground up. Various radical groups were founded in the twentieth century in order to build unity and win women’s freedom. One of these radical feminist groups was known as the Redstockings of the Women’s Liberation Movement; with a name meaning intelligent women associated with the revolutionary left....   [tags: Feminism, Feminist theory, Gender]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- In “Brave New World” published in 1932, author Aldous Huxley manifest his conception over modern society. Brave New World begins at Central London with a rare introduction of new students into a fertilizing room, as the tour continues characters start revealing their identity. Bernard an alpha-plus who at first seems to be the hero of the novel for his character and his different point of view to their situation. Compared to lenina who is in charge of the fertilizing room attracted by bernard but in love with John....   [tags: Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, Huxley family]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Think about the last time you went out to a restaurant, take notice of just how many times you checked your phone or scrolled aimlessly when the conversation dulled. Technology has come to a point where it requires our attention, whether we are consciously aware of it or not. Similarly, in the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, society has been completely altered through the aid of science and technology. In the words of Mustapha Mond, "It isn 't only art that 's incompatible with happiness; it 's also science....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Many people, especially those living in democratic regions of the world, perceive themselves as fundamentally free, as they are able to make their own choices. In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, most of the citizens of the World State are considered to lack this kind of freedom. Unlike the citizens of the World State, John the Savage is presented as one of the flawed characters we are able to relate to. Consequently, by contrasting those around him, he is presented as a free character. However, the actual freedom of his choice is limited by the factors in his environment that shape his personality....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- The people in a society are often a product of the presiding government’s policy. In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, many of the citizens are artificially made and act like robots. However, in a reservation next to the new world, there exists a boy named John who was born and raised like a human. John is excited to go the new world because he believes that life will be better there. When John enters the new world, he sees many abnormalities that go against his beliefs, and the citizens call him a savage because he is not one of them....   [tags: Brave New World, Nineteen Eighty-Four]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Brave New World, a novel by Aldous Huxley, attempts to send a warning to the people of today’s society that life in America could change drastically if people continue living in the same manner. Some of the main focus points of the novel were love and marriage, economic systems, and technological advances. Love, the economy, and technology are major contributors in how people interact in today and tomorrow’s society. In America people act in ways to preserve and create intimate relationships with other humans unlike in the World State....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Marriage]

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The Ideas Of Archimedes Of Syracuse

- Explanation is basic human nature. It began as a way to pass blame onto another person, then onto God or gods. This changed with the ideas of Archimedes of Syracuse. Archimedes was a mathematician, physicist, and inventor who was responsible for the discovery of buoyancy and the invention of both the siege engine and screw pump. After his discoveries, the popular view on explanation was modified. Instead of divine powers intervening in the world, people realized that natural objects and forces were the cause of certain occurrences....   [tags: Causality, Aristotle, Philosophical concepts]

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Brave New World And Birth Control

- Brave New World and Birth Control The article “Birth control: World of Invention, 2006 Updated: April 30, 2006” defines birth control as, “contraception or the use of physical barriers, timing of sexual intercourse, chemicals, or a combination of these methods to prevent pregnancy. Many methods have been designed for women 's use, but few are available to men. There are quite a few reasons to use some form of birth control. The main one being to avoid pregnancy. Other reasons could be to prevent contracting an STD/STI and regulate hormone levels in order to control one’s menstrual cycle....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- The novel titled Brave New World was written by Aldous Huxley in 1931. It is a work of science fiction that focuses on humans being born in a futuristic and artificial way. Personhood is the basis for this novel. Three examples of Huxley’s personhood are the lacking of individuality, being incredibly social and busy, and understanding that no one person belongs to an individual. One example of personhood is not having individuality. People are predestined to be in groups, and in each group has gone through some experience to make them not like something....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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The Influence of Enlightenment Ideas

- The ideas from the Enlightenment and its thinkers greatly influenced the world today, everything from our ideas of modern government to our view of everyday life. Important Enlightenment philosophes such as Locke, Montesquieu, Hobbes and Voltaire established controversial ideas and theories on human nature, natural rights, and how government should be run and which form of it was superior. These ideas were all never even thought of before, and shattered many of the previous notions of ideas, such as ideas of how to run government, that had already been established and taken as a standard for several hundreds of years....   [tags: European history]

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Ideas to Help Avoid Foreclosure

- Ideas to Help Avoid Foreclosure In this nationwide foreclosure crisis, we need an innovative program not only to help people in need to start a recovery process immediately but also to stop the foreclosure without forcing people out of their homes. We need to find a real cure to quickly reverse the current trend of foreclosures and provide the mortgage assistance to the public needed. The following steps should provide effective means for putting people back on their feet. Regulations and incentives should also be provided in these steps to enforce the implementation of these steps....   [tags: US Economy]

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Wollstonecraft's Ideas of Human Goodness

- “Everything is good as it leaves the hands of the author of things” but “everything degenerates in the hands of man” (Rousseau Emile, Book I) Every human being is fundamentally good and perfect at it’s birth and through human manipulation humans become corrupted. Rousseau’s statement on humanity's fundamental goodness and it’s corruption through nurture is reflected in Mary Wollstonecraft’s novel Maria. In Maria, Wollstonecraft shows how humans are perfect at birth but with the harsh realities of society those virtues and emotions that made one perfect become twisted and turned against oneself by society....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Emile Durkheim Ideas on Terrorism

- On September 11, 2001 two highjacked airplanes crashed into the World Trade Towers in New York City. Another jetliner crashed into the Pentagon in Washington D.C. This is a day that no American will ever forget. People could not understand why these people planned and followed through these horrible acts. In the following paper I will used the ideas of Emile Durkeim to explain not only the acts of the terrorists but also the reactions from the American people. People wept for the victims they had never met, pride in America was stronger than ever....   [tags: 9/11, Collective Conscious]

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The Original Ideas Behind Capitalism

- The idea was for every citizen to be on even footing, and there would be no unfair power of one individual over another and that market forces would assure that all citizens would be cared for (Slatter, 2014). The original ideas behind capitalism were good: to prevent monopolies of goods and power, and to safeguard institutional order, but what it has created over time, is an idea of individualism, self indulgence, narcissism and social havoc (Slatter, 2014). In fact, according to Premawardhana, “our contemporary economic assumptions “affirm greed as normative, the capitalist economic system functions on the assumptions of scarcity and unlimited need....   [tags: Capitalism, Economic system, Greed, Economics]

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The Greco Roman World Of The New Testament Era

- James S. Jeffers wrote The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era. Jeffers intent in writing this book was to give the readers in insight into what early Christianity looked like. The book aligns what readers may have learned in their high school history class with what was written in the Bible. In summary, this book gave information about Greek and Roman life and history into early Christianity. The book starts off by giving a good description of how it looked to live in early Greek and Roman times....   [tags: Christianity, New Testament, Early Christianity]

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Henrik Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- Composers of texts attempt to influence and manipulate audiences into adopting a certain perspective on both the control of society and its members, as well as the politicians and leaders governing those people. Controlling a population, whether by violent or passive means is portrayed as a dystopia which has varying levels of benefits and pitfalls for different members of society. In particular, it becomes clear through examination of texts such as Elysium directed by Neill Blomkamp and Brave New World written by Aldous Huxley, that these utopian societies that the texts portray have conflicting impacts on members of the populations which reflect influences in each composers time period....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- “Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision,” professes Howard Roark, attempting to validate his expression of identity while prosecuting himself during the trial of the Cortlandt Homes (Rand 678). The futuristic society within Aldous Huxley’s 1932 dystopian novel, Brave New World, introduces a paucity in the freedom of the individuals, through a lack in the way the society is allowed to think, to the submission of the actions of the individuals, to the conformity in the overall daily lives....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State]

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West Orange, New Jersey, United States

- West Orange is a suburban township that’s located in central Essex County, New Jersey, United States. The district of West Orange is highly involved with the community, the safety of the citizens involved and try to interact with them as in activities too. Many residents/citizens move from different townships into West Orange because it’s considered as a safe environment especially, for good school standards for children. As in, when someone asks, “In what city do you live in?” and your response would be West Orange....   [tags: Crime, Police, Criminology, New Jersey]

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Landscaping Ideas With Rocks

- So you have a beautiful home and want to make the backyard as beautiful, warm and welcoming as the house itself, but have run out ideas. Try landscaping rocks. Landscaping rocks refers to naturally found rocks or man-made, rock mimicking structures that you can use to make original amazing backyards or do a backyard makeover that improves an existing backyard. Landscaping with rocks makes more amazing backyards than other materials because rocks provide a unique, more natural looking and diverse look on any backyard and outdoor space....   [tags: landscaping, rocks, backyards]

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TED Research Paper

- The very definition of a leader puts in the mind an image of an individual. According to Webster’s Dictionary, a leader is a person who directs a group on a course or direction. However, a leader can be more than just a person; it can be an entire organization. Nonprofit organizations are great examples of organizations who display leadership qualities. Through diverse goals and approaches, these organizations attempt to encourage the public to feel as passionately about their issues. One of these organizations is TED....   [tags: ideas worth spreading, talks]

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Author’s Life and Ideas

- Author’s life and ideas Mary Shelley was born into greatness. “As the daughter of radical novelist William Godwin and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, and the wife of one of the leading . . . Romantic poets, she was . . . ‘one of England’s most notable literary heiresses.’”(Allingham 1) This inheritance gave her a literally unique view of life and it influenced all of her writing. For example, in her book Frankenstein, there are countless references to how a woman should act. Even the birth of the monster reveals Shelley’s mother’s beliefs....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Perspectives Of Cisneros From Reading And Sharing The Ideas From Others Through Reading

- Perspectives of Cisneros From reading and sharing the ideas from others through reading their works allows for the collaboration of perspectives to further the understanding for every participating party. By reading the essays by Jessie and Brooke, I was able to see the perspectives they brought to these stories and how I was able to learn more from reading their ideas than just reading the stories on my own. In my own essay, I wrote about “Eleven” and “Barbie-Q” like Jessie did, and Brooke had chosen to write about “The Alamo”....   [tags: Short story, Writing, Want, Child]

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Mass Media Influence in Shaping People's Ideas about Society

- Mass Media Influence in Shaping People's Ideas about Society The mass media has played a key role in shaping people’s lives. The modern society’s use of mass media including TV, radio, newspaper, as well as print media has largely influenced people’s ideas regarding themselves and the society at large. This is evident from their behavior towards themselves and their community as well as their treatment of the environment. While some experts believe that the media is to blame for most of the negative behavioral traits among the active members of society, the majority agree that the media makes people understand and develop a positive sense of association with their society within which they...   [tags: Communication, Media, TV, Radio]

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Savages? Cannibals? Barbarians? Oh My!: Montaigne and His Ideas about Society

- In The Complete Essays Michel de Montaigne questions societies ideas about what is right and good in society with the knowledge of the existence of a cannibalistic culture from the “New World”. This completely different civilization shapes his ideas about his own society. Montaigne wants people to take this practically alien civilization and use it as a mirror for their own ideas of what is right and how they conduct themselves. The introduction of a culture so drastically different from what the Europeans were used to called into question the rightness of their ways....   [tags: the complete essays of Michel de Montaigne]

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New Technology Technologies : New It Technologies

- New IT Technologies In the ever-changing world of Information Technology (IT) new ideas are always in line for tryouts and audition. Of these ideas, a few were chosen to discuss attributes, strengths, and weaknesses alike. These technologies consist of using hand gestures to control a television, activating a non-branded mobile phone on any wireless network provider of the user’s choice, vehicles with the ability to communicate with one another, and an Internet of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). Hand Gestures as a Remote Control The first technology is the offering of a new option to “simply point at your television and control it with hand gestures” (Null, 2015, para....   [tags: Mobile phone, Wireless, DNA, Remote control]

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Aristotle And Plato 's Ideas Of How Society Should Be Run

- Aristotle and Plato differ in their ideas of how society should be run. In Plato’s ideal society, he believes that a strong city is one run by philosophers. The only ones of this society who think, who have reason and wisdom according to the Allegory of the Metals. In a just city according to Plato, people have a place like certain kids destined for the guardianship so they are born and bred for it all their life. Aristotle saw politics as the study of association and constitution. He believed in moderation and a key to a happy life and a happy society is balance....   [tags: Political philosophy, Philosophy, Aristotle]

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Change in the Business Environment

- The business environment is always changing because there are new things that come up in business every day. The new ideas that are coming up in business can work well and remain in the business environment or fail and be removed from the business environment. When these ideas that get accepted to the business environment start to be used in the market, it is important that even the new businesses also start using them. The new businesses and the old ones can also choose not to accept the new ideas and refuse them using all the available economic tools....   [tags: Ideas, Business, Market, Methods, Customers]

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Peter 's Final Address For Christ 's Return And A New Heaven And New Earth

- While waiting for Christ 's return and a new heaven and new earth, beware of false teachers twisting the Scriptures, and be diligent in our actions, standing firm, and growing in the faith, giving God the glory until his return. Exegetical Content 2 Peter 3:14-18 is the conclusion to Peter 's final address to the believers and he concludes chapter 3 by calling the believers to action. Verse 14 begins with “Therefore” which means that what is Peter is about to say is a follow up from what was previously said....   [tags: New Testament, Bible, Paul of Tarsus]

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A Brief Biography of Entrepreneurship

- ... They also help sustain innovation, drive productivity growth and create opportunities for good-quality jobs. The creation and expansion of start-ups require finance, business training and a regulatory framework, that take into account the different stages of the business development. The absence or weakness of any component affects the overall system’s performance. To illustrate that, Ireland provides great support, attractive tax incentives and a flexible approach to new businesses....   [tags: turning ideas into action, business creation]

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Graduates And Technology In New Zealand

- How IT can best be used to improve New Zealand's economy and society in the next twenty years, and how IT graduates make their contribution to this opportunity personally The Information Technology (IT) industry continues to show high growth potential. Based on updated information from the Ministry of Economic Development, the total value of the New Zealand IT industry, excluding communications services, in the 2002 financial year was estimated at $7,055 million, up 1% from the previous year, and almost twice what it was in 1994....   [tags: IT Information Technology New Zealand]

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The Focus of Universal Religions

- Universal Religions: Worlds together worlds apart focuses is about the connections between societies from conquests and the gradual, but accelerating ways where connections became ties of inter-dependence. The relations between societies are what will concern us. The forces pulling the world together vary from religious to economic, political to intellectual. These forces bring the world together, but they also create new divisions. Between 300 and 600 CE, religions with universal effort began to spread across various geological regions and a new spiritual earnestness developed with social and political contacts that gave religious belief powerful understanding....   [tags: spiritual, life, faith, africa, ideas]

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Conformity in Brave New World

- Conformity in Brave New World    The novel, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley first published in 1932, presents a very bleak out look of what future society will be like. The novel presents a future of where almost total conformity is a carefully guarded aspect of society. Even before one is "decanted" they are conditioned to fill a specific roll and to act a certain way.   Everyone, while still in their jar, is conditioned to fit into a specific caste. The castes range from Alpha Double Plus down to Epsilon Semi-Moron....   [tags: Brave New World]

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Censorship, Socrates, and 1984

- Death, it is the simplest solution to stop unwanted dreams, ideas or thoughts. Even though thoughts and ideas are meant to be the most personal of properties there are, have and will be entities that will silence those any undesirable ideas by any mean necessary. Death appears to be a harsh and unnecessary word but that is what censorship is, death of ideas that come from dreams to create new realities. Although an example of a child might seem unsolicited yet a child can in their short knowledge of how the world works, see the evils of not allowing certain books to be read for fear of what their ideas could bring....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Dreams, Ideas, Thoughts]

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