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    Communism. The word sparks dread in the hearts of many Americans raised during the Cold War. What seems to be the basis for a potential utopian society in theory, so far has never, in practice, realized the desires of its institutors. Perhaps the reason communism has never been successful in effect lies in its most basic foundations. After all, a house, as most Texans can attest to, no matter how finely built, cannot stand careful scrutiny for cracks if its foundation is built on shifting soil

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    The Unethical Treatment of Animals

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    April 28, 2011, from Research Library. (Document ID: 1658998). PETA. (2011). Animals used for experimentation. Retrieved from http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-experimentation/animal-testing101.aspx Rolin, B. E. & Rossiter, S. (2002). Hog heaven. Christian Century 119, no.13 (10). Retrieved From EBSCOhost

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    passage represents the main character’s and author’s view of the Depression-era individual vs. society. It reads as follows: “I'm sick of living like a pig with my nose to the earth, all the time only pinching and scraping for bread and rent. So long my Aby is with America, I want to make myself for an American. I could tear the stars out from heaven for my Aby's wish." Her sunken cheeks were flushed and her eyes glowed with light as she gazed about her. "When I see myself around the house how I

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    of people dying for the greed and jealousy of other humans. Love from God cannot be expressed by the death of people, that is not right. People dying of natural diseases that cannot be helped and going to heaven is not as sinful as people dying for no apparent reason and going to heaven. ‘Gods gift of free will is in no way an excuse for the existence of evil’ If God knows the consequences of the humans that he had created then why give them the choice of free will. Humans are like robots

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    The Saga of Kirke

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    seashore from the observation rock he comes across a big buck, which he kills to feed his men. Odysseus perceives the buck as a gift from the gods: ", some god's compassion/ Set a big buck in motion to cross my path-/ So hands were washed to take what heaven sent us" (173-200). Kirke herself gives off a false appearance to the men. When the first group of Odysseus's men come to the house, they were enticed by the goddess's song: "In the entrance way they stayed to listen there:" (240-241). She

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    potential to kill, a force so great it could wreak havoc. This is shown through the island being set on fire by Jack. Furthermore, the novel “Lord of the Flies” was written after the events which happened in WWII. His i... ... middle of paper ... ... pig he goes on about it though everyone knows what happened. This foreshadows Simon’s death by him stumbling into the circle with Jack full of adrenaline. An event which foreshadows both of the deaths is Roger’s capacity of showing cruelty. Roger shows

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    Odyssey Paper In the Odyssey, written by Homer, and Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? by the Coen Brothers, the authors both tell tales interwoven with divine beliefs. In these stories, Odysseus the Greek hero faces Gods on his journey home. Similarly Everett, the escaped criminal, faced the Christian god on his journey. The gods in these stories sometimes hurt and sometimes helped Odysseus and Everett, along their journeys. In the Odyssey, Odysseus angered Poseidon, the god of the sea, who made his

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    There have been many movies concerning varying world views, and director Terrence Malick is known for the representation of philosophical and religious topics in his films. In his movie titled Days of Heaven (1978), he elegantly utilized parallelism to explore the metaphorical world view of Christianity, along with the intimate perspective of naturalism. There were three leading adult characters, along with a fourth major role played by a young girl, who also narrated the storyline, and one could

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    rapidly overpower the natives, despite the fact that the natives were prevalent in number. The Spanish brought steel weapons, explosives and also guns. Furthermore, natives had no local creatures other than their dogs. The Spanish brought stallions, pigs and

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    historical period. (Cox, 2011) The runt therefore; is not of real value due to his size and weight at birth. (Cox, 2011) Unfortunately, can be argued that this viewpoint of not valuating all in society is still prevalent to this day. "It 's unfair...The pig couldn 't help being born small, could it? If I had been very small at birth, would you have killed me? Fern, p. 3"Fern 's viewpoint is obvious. Mr Arable was just doing what all farmers do when a runt was born. Fern points out the logic of his motives

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