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    took his eyebrows and divided them onto seven parts, which would later be known as continents. The gods agreed that only their respective lands and worshipers could determine which pantheon was greater and only time and history could know the victor. Odin and Zeus shook hands and knew that they were both equals because of their undying force on the battlefield. And so concludes the story of how the seven continents were formed.            

  • Atlantis, A Lost Continent

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    Introduction. Atlantis was a continent of the Atlantic Ocean where, according to Plato, an advanced civilization developed some 11,600 years ago. Plato affirms that, as the result of a huge volcanic cataclysm of worldwide extent, this continent sunk away underseas, disappearing forever. Official Science - the one you learn at school - rejects the actual existence of Atlantis, as it has so far been unable to find any traces of its reality. But the reason for that is simple to explain. Everybody

  • Branching Across the Continents

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    Branching Across the Continents      According to the prophet Joseph Fielding Smith, “The parable of Zenos, recorded by Jacob in chapter five in his book, is one of the greatest parables ever recorded” (Smith 4:141). In language that rivals the best literature, Zenos’ allegory of the olive tree powerfully conveys the history of the house of Israel over a time span of thousands of years using symbolism that no man could have written. In addition to containing the historical

  • Asian Continents Rising

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    situated at the center of the Asian continent. Seals are generally living in the coastal area. DNA test has showed that the ancestors of this Russian seals were the ‘’ringed seals’’ which is now living in the northern sea. Therefore the question is how could the ancestors of the Russian seals reached the land locked Baikal Lake which is situated at the center of the Asian continent , hundreds of miles away from the northern sea? Asian continent is rising. The fossils

  • Microbes in the Antarctic Continent

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    Microbes in the Antarctic continent play an important role in the ecosystem function and sustainability. The variation in snow and ice covers in Antarctic continent markedly affects all ecological variables including the composition of microbial assemblages and their function (Quayle et al., 2002). Minor changes in the global climate could significantly affect the ice and snow melt regimen in this continent. Therefore the Antarctic ecosystem is considered to be a good ecological indicator for the

  • Imperialism In The African Continent

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    The African Continent has a storied past that has intrigued many for generations. Africa had mostly always been a continent of ethnic or tribal culture. Africa’s history had often been passed down through the spoken word of storytellers for generations. This led many 18th and 19th Century historians to believe that Africa had no real history and that the way things were then are the way they had always been for millennia. Often times a western education creates a bias as to what can be regarded

  • The North American Continent

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    The North American Continent There is tremendous difference in the way the native Indians used to live off the land and the way American Settlers are destroying the land even as we speak for the purpose of profit. The author of this story is trying to convey the damage and destruction wrought on by the Europeans in the relatively few years of habitation of the lands of America. The difference is not only cultural but also spiritual. While Native Indians viewed the land on which they lived as sacred

  • The Need for Development in the African Continent

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    Why Is There a Need for Development In Africa? Since the dawn of the colonial era, the African continent has experienced numerous hardships on the pathway to economic and human development. High levels of poverty, disease, and inequality coupled with low levels of human development, education, and infrastructure has long gripped the continent and has stifled growth efforts (Gorton). An example of this extreme poverty lies in the African country of Uganda, where nearly 80% of its citizens could

  • The Immortality and Blindness to a Dark Continent

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    The Immortality and Blindness to a Dark Continent Joseph Conrad’s s novel “Heart of Darkness” portrays an image of Africa that is dark and inhuman. Not only does he describe the actual, physical continent of Africa as “so hopeless and so dark, so impenetrable to human thought, so pitiless to human weakness”, (Conrad 2180) as though the continent could neither breed nor support any true human life. Conrad lived through a time when European colonies were scattered all over the world. This phenomenon

  • Terrorism Threats to the African Continent

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    While the world focused its main effort on the war against terrorism to the Middle East, the African continent is silently grows as a safe haven for terrorist groups. Although these terrorist groups operate in different countries under different names, their connection to the most known international terror organizations is noticeable. For decades, countries of East, North and West Africa have been experiencing several heinous terrorist attacks that resulted into deaths of hundreds of people. The