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    The History and Future of the Internet

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    believe the internet was an over night sensation, that one day, someone invented the internet and it spread in popularity faster than Tickle Me Elmo or the Macarena. Although the internet did have a surge of commercial popularity, with the invention of Mosaic and later with e-commerce, it was created many years ago with the development of military networking technologies. Also, the internet, unlike many pop culture fads of the nineties, will continue to see a growth in popularity and usefulness as a form

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    The definition of an icon has changed over time, but in the Byzantine Empire during the period of 726-843 BC the iconoclasts held a distinct idea of what negated an icon. Some referred to it as, “an object of devotion when its quickness is being negated” (Dimmick 26). In this sense, people thought that the objects were alive, when in fact the icon was an inanimate object. Others thought it held otherworldly characteristics, “a version of the duplicity of all human [artifacts], which inevitably overstate

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    Oxidizing stage: air is allowed into the kiln turning the whole vase clay colored ... ... middle of paper ... ...yzantine World. Vol. 4. (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967), 47-48. Municipality of Chaidari. "The Technique of the Byzantine Mosaics." http://www.haidari.gr/Default.aspx?tabid=616&language=en-US. Noble, Joseph V. American Journal of Archaeology. Vol. 64. N.p.: Archaeological Institute of America, 1960. JSTOR. Qantara. "Ivory and Bone." http://www.qantara- med.org/qantara4/public/show_document

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    Ravenna

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    Located in northeast Italy in the Emilia-Romagna region and the capital of the province bearing its name, Ravenna is internationally celebrated for its stunning ancient mosaics and rich history. Ravenna's prosperous past is evident in its wealth of still-standing examples of Byzantine art and architecture. Positioned near the Adriatic Sea on a marshy plain, Ravenna has served as a strategic ?capital three times: of the western Roman Empire, of Theodoric King of the Goths, and of the Byzantine Empire

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    Brazilian Culture

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    different customs and cultural aspects. (10) The following is an account of many aspects of the Brazilian culture and sources to help you learn more about the marvelous Brazil. Applicable National Standards for Geography Through this study of Brazilian culture the reader will be able to use the National Standard, "Knows and understands that culture and experience influence people’s perceptions of places and experience." Through historical accounts, statistical facts, and cultural information the

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    The Mosaic of American Culture, It's No Melting Pot Culture is a behavior that consists of several critical elements, such as language, religion, race and ethnicity, clothing and politics. Culture is what one does in his/her daily life. In order to understand others, we must first keep in mind that every culture carries its own set of values and assumptions. Culture is an evolving, ever changing civilization, which includes several different groups people. For immigrants, America is a land of

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    The Cultural Conflict of Hugh Selwyn Mauberley By imitating writing styles of ancient poets, Ezra Pound exhibited his attitude toward modern civilization, and his famous poem, Hugh Selwyn Mauberley, is the stereotype. In this poem, Pound revealed his disagreement with industrial society. The poem is an imitation of other old poetic styles, or epic style; however, it presents ironic meaning. To fully understand Pound's divergence from modern culture, the ways of presenting his position will be

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    were going against what he believed in; his name is Saul of Tarsus, also known as one on the Jesus apostles (Apostle Paul). Saul was from a Jewish tribe of Benjamin, and when he described himself, he said he was a Hebrew of Hebrews; in regard to the Mosaic Law, a Pharisee; as for zeal, persecuting the Christian Church; as for righteousness based on the law, faultless. (Philippians 3:4-6). Saul did everything he could to stop the growth of Christianity. As a matter of fact, Saul was there when Stephen

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    integrated into Canadian society ever since the government began to acknowledge diversity within the country. This paper will argue that multiculturalism represents a qualitatively better approach to ethnic diversity than did the Canadian immigration and cultural policies that preceded it. Restricted immigration and aboriginal assimilation negatively affect the larger picture of Canadian culture in comparison to public policy supporting multiculturalism. The idea of Canada being a “multicultural” society

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    thought of ice hockey, the Mounted Police, and beavers comes to mind. In fact, Canada has truly lost its true identity that we once knew. It is slowly being assimilated and in fact 'Americanized'; in aspects of social identity, national identity, and cultural identity. First, Canada is being slowly 'Americanized'; in its social identity. When we talk about a country's social identity, we examine a few areas. First is the media, which is constantly bombarding Canadians with images and values of American

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