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The Medal Of The Righteous

- “Whosoever saves a single life, saves an entire universe,” is the quote that is engraved on every heroic medal handed out by an organization called the Yad Vashem. But this is not just any ordinary medal; it is called The Medal of the Righteous. The Medal of the Righteous is a medal handed out by Yad Vashem in Israel to the courageous people who put their lives on the line to save a Jewish person or at least help them, during the Holocaust. There have been a total of 25,271 medals awarded. But why were these rescuers jeopardize their own safety....   [tags: The Holocaust, Nazi Germany, Jews, Antisemitism]

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The World Is A Pure And Righteous Place

- According to Socrates, Guardians are to be the leaders, lawmakers and the rulers. They are to be the courageous, temperate, holy and free individuals who rule over the producers and auxiliaries. However, Socrates’ proposes that they are sheltered from the injustice, unpleasant or just deemed “bad” actions of the world. He feels that the youth who will grow up to be guardians are overly impressible and censorship will help them only absorb the good and righteous stories. However, censorship of actions from our leaders doesn’t make them good leaders at all....   [tags: Good and evil, Evil, Ruler, Platonism]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Righteous Few '

- dissidents’ significance as “the righteous few” who redeem the nation is reinforced by the association between their rebellion and their children, who symbolize the nation’s future.” (938, Wilkes) It seems Fallada thought the good seeds were truly children, as they were innocent and not influenced by society just yet, and are the future, making them the conscious of the nation, or “good seeds”. Inspector Escherish becomes involved as the cards get turned in to the police one by one. Enno Kluge (whose ex wife Eva Kluge lived in the same building as the Quangel’s) was a drunk who stole and did not care for his wife or kids, resulting in homelessness and self-pity....   [tags: Nazism, Nazi Germany, Nazi Party, Novel]

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The Righteous Mind By Johnathon Haidt

- In chapter four of Johnathon Haidt’s book The Righteous Mind, Haidt talks about five different topics. Of these five, there are three that I am going to discuss; 1.) We do care about what others think about us, even if we do not think we do. 2.) We as humans will always tend to be dishonest when we think we can get away with it, and 3.) We will reason with anything to justify our original thought. His main thesis for this chapter is that our intuitions come first, then our strategic reasoning. With this chapter comes about a lot of utilitarianism....   [tags: Thought, Critical thinking, Mind, Human]

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Righteous Dopefiend by Philippe Bourgois

- In Righteous Dopefiend, Philippe Bourgois and Jeff Schonberg provide a powerful and poignant account of the culture and challenges faced by homeless heroin addicts in San Francisco. Numerous factors, including structural violence, affect the health and quality of life held by the addicts creating a unique set of challenges for health care providers and law enforcement agencies. The problem of heroin addiction is not one-dimensional and many issues go into creating a “syndemic” (Sobo 193). Heroin addiction deserves to be looked at from many angles so that effective solutions can be introduced to help those affected, including the unique community of the Edgewater homeless....   [tags: culture, heroin homeless, addiction]

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SOPA: A Righteous Cause or a Piracy Crusade?

- SOPA: A Righteous Cause or a Piracy Crusade. To better understand the act, one needs to first examine what “SOPA” is and means. First and foremost, SOPA is the Stop Online Piracy Act. This act is essentially an extension of another bill that was sent through shortly before it. The name of this bill is the PROTECT IP act, which stands for Protecting Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property. Both these names are essentially very fancy names for an anti-theft law to protect the intellectual property of movie, music and other industries alike....   [tags: International Crime]

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The Death Penalty Is Righteous

- The Death Penalty Is Righteous Do you believe that people should get the death penalty. People should get the death penalty because Americans are just wasting our money on criminals who aren't learning their lesson. People should get the death penalty because they have far too many privileges in prison that people actually want to go there. People should get the death penalty because if there is a bigger consequence for their actions there wouldn't be as many people in jail. It would be advantageous for the American civilization to adopt the death penalty as a common penalty....   [tags: Papers]

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Righteous Dopefiend by Jeoffrey Shchonberg and Phillipe Bourgois

- Sir Raymond Firth famously said that ethnography “makes the exotic familiar and the familiar exotic.” You mainly hear stories of ethnographers and anthropologist going to other countries to study societies that are fascinating and unknown so that we can become familiar with their culture and understand. This is how we make the exotic familiar. Within our own country we are under the impression that because we live around these people we know them and there is nothing to learn, but when we step in and begin to observe what’s in our own backyard we realize there are things that we don’t know....   [tags: study on homelessness, drug addiction]

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Graduation Speech: Act on What is Righteous

- The world we live in is growing more distant and uncaring every day. Technology lures us in with promises of convenience and proceeds to separate us from personal attention, and the personal attention that we do get is often cold and indifferent. ATMs, Internet shopping and electronic checkout at the supermarket, all designed so that we can go through an entire day without having to face anyone. Even school research projects can be done entirely in front of a computer screen. While downloading music, checking your e-mail and instant-messaging your friends, you can find all that latest information on poverty, starvation and worldwide- epidemics....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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The Righteous Hester Prynne of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- The Strong and Righteous Hester of The Scarlet Letter     "What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us," stated Oliver Wendell Holmes. This eventually proves to be especially true for Hester Prynne, the main character in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter. Hester Prynne, a fair young maiden whose husband had disappeared two years prior to the opening of the novel, has an affair with the pastor of her Puritan church, resulting in the birth of her child Pearl....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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