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    While freedom is a wonderful thing, there are other things in this world that can be more important than freedom. During the first third of Christianity and Culture in Dialogue, we read many stories about what other communities besides our own love and what binds them together.. While we have read several texts from many authors, the first author’s was the one that I found the most compelling when talking about what communities love. In Plato’s Crito, Socrates is in jail for corrupting the youth

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    throughout the media. Yes, lacking censorship has its detrimental effects as we cannot control others thoughts and feelings, yet this releases the suppression of our rights of speech and freedom. We all have equal rights and freedoms, and freedom of speech is most definitely overlooked. If we truly have freedom of speech then why are we only allowed to say what society wants to

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    LM3 Freedom of Religion Americas freedom of religion is being questioned! People have many different religions and opinions, But some opinions are encouraged to stay quiet. Most people choose to stay quiet about It so they do not cause problems with the government or people who are uncomfortable with religion and worship. While many people believe it’s okay to have freedom of religion others feel that worshiping freely is wrong because it is not something they can control. Freedom of religion

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    Briana Muirhead Professor Phillips Government 2305 14 October 2014 The First Amendment “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances” (FindLaw). While studying the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, it is crucial to understand the history behind writing the law. History

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    Academic Freedom in Colleges & Universities: A Social Problem Academic Freedom in Colleges & Universities is a social problem in America. Academic freedom is the freedom of teachers and students to teach, study, and pursue knowledge and research without unreasonable interference or restriction from law, institutional regulations, or public pressure. Examples of barred topics can include recent controversies such as the shooting of Mike Brown, Yemen & the upcoming Presidential Election. In Academic

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    “racial slurs are particularly undeserving of First Amendment protection because the perpetuator’s intention is not to discover truth or initiate dialoge, but to injure the victim” (628). This argument is justified because some people do take their freedom of speech as far as offending someone because of their race, cultural, and social beliefs. As Cinnamon Stillwell proved in her essay, “Mob Rule on College Campuses,” some students do become bullies when their beliefs are challenged. Stillwell illistrates

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    Thesis William Penn, in converting a personal belief in religious freedom into the basis for governing a colony and in time for the nation, proved that religious diversity was beneficial not detrimental to faiths, colonies, and countries. Background Penn voluntarily converted from Anglicanism to Quakerism at the ripe age of 22. His father being a highly decorated and wealthy English Admiral, Penn left behind when he became a Quaker and was punished with stints in prison multiple times for his beliefs

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    We have all learned from these remembrances etched into our minds and it affects our everyday lives. As shown throughout The Dead Poets Society and Freedom Writers, the audience is exposed to the troubles these students experience and how he or she reacts to the situations he or she encounters. The similarities between The Dead Poets Society and Freedom Writers are pronounced, and they exhibit explicit examples of how home life influences education. The Dead Poets Society demonstrates a perfect example

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    Struggle of Freedom and Power Throughout history, it has been widely acknowledged that there has been a struggle between freedom and power and undeniably, this debate continues well into the 21st century. John Stuart Mill's essay On Liberty raises the point of whether in fact laws help to enforce liberty or whether in fact they act contrary to that objective by destroying it. Mill emphasises that the only purpose for power

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    The Importance of the First Amendment "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of Religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech," this Amendment is the most important part of the constitution. Without free speech, we the people of the United States would not be able to speak openly and freely about issues that affect our everyday life. Had it not been for Katie Stanton and Susan B. Anthony exercising their first amendment right to free

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