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  • A Nation

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    A Nation A nation is said to exist when it could traced its origins through the state, in which it associate itself with, histories. Additionally, the cultural elites must be established and well-versed in writing and speaking the national language. There must also be a valid reason for its claim on a certain territory. It is only when these three requirements are fulfilled will the international community consider their claim for a nation (Hobsbawm, 1990: 37). Disagreements, however, tend to

  • What is a Nation?

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    Essay 3: What is a Nation? A nation, as defined in Webster’s Universal College Dictionary, is “a body of people, associated with a particular territory, that is sufficiently conscious of its unity to seek or to possess a government peculiarly its own.” This definition is correct, but leaves so much unsaid. The word nation is actually derived from the Latin word natio that means birth. It represents the beginning of something. London had a miraculous “birth” in the year 0. This corresponds to the

  • The Nation Of Islam: The United Nation Of Islam

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    society is the United Nation of Islam; we called it the UNOI for short. Many people might wonder if I was part of a utopia. The answer depends on how one views the world. I viewed it from a whole different perspective. It was very different from how I am living my life today. Whenever I begin to tell people about my experiences with UNOI, they automatically think I’m a Muslim. This group originated from a Muslim Group, but I wasn’t considered a Muslim. Being a part of the Nation shaped me into the person

  • Divided Nations

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    Divided Nations Introduction In this essay, I will discuss both the cultural factors in divided nations encountered in the book “The Violence Within: Cultural and Political Opposition in Divided Nations”, edited by Kay B. Warren, and the methods by which the contributors to this volume have collected their data. The broad array of conflict and opposition encountered in the book are inclusive to countries such as Northern Ireland, Israel, Egypt, Iran, South Africa, The Philippines, Guatemala

  • Should Rich Nations Help Poor Nations?

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    Should Rich Nations Help Poor Nations? Imagine living in a community where every minute of everyday you were hungry, underclothed, and at risk for death because you are poor. Now imagine waking up and your biggest problem was which sweater to wear with which jeans. Both are scenarios that occur on a daily basis in our countries, some more extreme than others are. With that in mind a question of whether or not rich nations have an obligation to help those nations if need arises. Professor of

  • nations of dreams

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    infamous words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the day that he voiced his vision of America. It was his dream that was deferred for so many generations that finally exploded in the Civil Rights Movement of the 50’s and 60’s. The beginning of this nation was started as a dream and on dreams it has grown. For without a vision, the people shall parish. Nevertheless, there have been dreams that have fallen to the wayside of other dreams. These dreams may be left behind, but they have not been forgotten

  • Unique Knowledge As Nations: The Definitions Of Knowledge In Nations

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    The Unique knowing-how Knowledge in nations is a Knowledge not in the soil, not in the sky, but a Knowledge above the sky. It is this knowing-how knowledge in nations that displaces it environment or world to a different position. Unique knowing-how Knowledge is what makes a nation, an individual with a culture, a language and a history. It is this knowing-how Knowledge that makes each and every nation to have a different way of giving information or expressing feelings through spoken words or acts

  • A Nation-State: What Is A Nation State?

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    A Nation State is a term composed of two key notions: “nation” and “state”. A nation is defined as a community of people with comparable cultural, ethnic and historical backgrounds who domicile in defined international borders and have some form of recognised governing body which overseas the nation. It is important to note that the word “nation” refers only to a socio-cultural entity, a group of people that share culture, language and traditions. The concept doesn’t necessarily embody the formal

  • Political Magazine: The Nations

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    Political Magazine: The Nations In 1865, a small political magazine was founded and given the name The Nation. This magazine was not meant to be a mainstream magazine that tries not to offend anyone. Rather The Nation was originally intended to provide the facts of the current issues and avoid exaggeration and political alliance with any party or sect. (The Nation’s founding prospectus, 1865) Nearly 140 years later, The Nation continues to raise eyebrows with its bold publications and political

  • For the Love of One's Nation

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    For the Love of One's Nation The country is painted red, white, and blue and the national anthem is being heard nation wide. Everywhere you look you see little American flags posted in peoples front gardens or big flags hanging in their windows. Many stores are closed, even supermarkets usually open 24 hours close for a while, and those that are open for a while have all baked goods with American flags on them. People line the streets for parades, in big or small towns alike, and everywhere you