• Hate Crimes Matthew Shepard
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    Hate Crimes: Recognizing, Preventing, Eliminating "As powerful a tool as the Net can be in spreading hate, it can be equally powerful in exposing the hate," writes Rick Goldberg in an essay in HateWatch, one of the leading monitors of racist and homophobic activity on the internet. While it is easy to dismiss groups that wage on those of the "deceived Hell- bound estate... ." the majority of hate sites today affect a veneer of sophistication and supplicity that complement their often artful page...
  • Summary Of The Gospel Of Life
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    HLS 201 Summary of the Gospel of Life Introduction Jesus' message of the Gospel of Life shows that in "new" and "eternal" life human life achieves its full significance. Every human person has greatness and inestimable value. The Gospel encompasses God's love for man, the dignity of the person, and the Gospel of life. Every individual is entrusted to the maternal care of the Church. Thus the Church feels all threats to life. Whatever opposes life poisons human society and is a supreme dishonor t...
  • Chivalry Thou Shalt
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    Chivalry, as defined by Encyclopedia Americana is a system of values and ideals of conduct held by knights in medieval Europe. In its institutional form, chivalry was an informal, international order to which many, but not all, of the ruling class (nobility) belonged. The word is derived from the Latin caballus (horse) through the French chevalier (horseman or knight). Chivalry was born from Feudalism in the late middle ages introducing a new, feminine point of view stressing virtue and ethics. ...
  • Christianity And Buddhism Differences
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    Task one: 1. CHRISTIANITY Main Rituals: The sacraments are the main rituals, the connections between the sacraments with Catholicism and Orthodox are, Baptism, Holy Eucharist, Matrimony, Holy orders, Extreme unction and Reconciliation. Many of the sacraments are ignored by the Anglican Church however, Baptism and the Holy Eucharist is widely encouraged. Sacred Texts: The Sacred text of Christianity is the HOLY BIBLE, and this comprises of the old testament, Jewish scriptures and the new testamen...
  • Contradictions In Thomas Paine's The Age Of Reason
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    Barbara Stanfield American Literature Argumentative Paper Contradictions in Thomas Paines The Age of Reason Thomas Paine wrote The Age of Reason in 1784. In it he included his views on the religions known throughout the world. For this, he was ridiculed and despised by many in society. Thomas Paine once said that a sermon he heard at the age of eight impressed him with the cruelty inherent in Christianity and made him a rebel forever. It is my opinion that, because of this, he lived the rest of ...
  • God V Satan Thou Shalt
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    The bible is one of the most will known books in the world (manly because there are a lot of cris tons that fell it is necessary to tell as many people as possible). The bible has been translated and printed then and re-translated and re-printed for centuries {from [original langue]}. The bible was all so written about 40 years after the events that it describes. The first part of the bible was written by "James, half brother of Jesus" (web) wrote it in the "40's or 50's" (web) or Galatians writ...
  • Lose Your Salvation God Thou One
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    Biblical Errancy People for years have been debating against each other to prove the Bible to be inherent or to be errant. Errancy is a deviation from the truth or what is right. There are many different types of errors expressed throughout the Bible such as transnational errors, doctrinal errors and contradictions. How could any book be without error? That would be practically impossible, so in this paper I will prove the Bible to be very errant because of many facts shown. First, I am going to...
  • Ethics In Cyberspace Thou Shalt
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    Ethics in Cyberspace Cyberspace is a global community of people using computers in networks. In order to function well, the virtual communities supported by the Internet depend upon rules of conduct, the same as any society. Librarians and information technologists must be knowledgeable about ethical issues for the welfare of their organizations and to protect and advise users. What is ethics? Ethics is the art of determining what is right or good. It can also be defined as a general pattern or ...
  • Femme Fatale's Of English Literature
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    The femme fatale, a seductive woman who entices men into perilous and compromising positions by way of charisma and mystery, is a classic, and often enthralling, character who can be found in many sources of literature and mythology of various origins and eras ("Femme Fatale" 1)." If the goddess of virtue is a lily and the vamp is an overripe red rose, the femme fatale is a Venus flytrap." (Billinghurst 1). In the simple quote above, Ms. Jane Billinghurst, author of "Temptress", provides explana...
  • What Is Morality Moral Society People
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    Definition essay: What is Morality? I'll tell you that morality is probably one of the biggest, most confusing things to look at when you need to write a paper about it. After some deliberation, I have concluded a few things about morality and what it is. Morality is one of those words that you don't hear very often, and use even less frequently. It is perfectly described by Webster's Dictionary as a set of guidelines that govern a person's actions. Without such a code, anarchy would rule suprem...
  • Romeo And Juliet Friar Plan Thy
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    Essay for Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare The character in the play, Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, that I think has the largest impact on the audience is probably the Friar. Although the Friar might not have that big of a role, he was the one with the plan that got Romeo and Juliet killed. Some people might say that it was Juliet's fault because she was the one that was so desperate for a plan to get her and Romeo together, the Friar had no choice but to go along. But still, the Friar was the...
  • Courtly Love Thou Shalt
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    relationship is modelled on the feudal relationship between a knight and his liege lord. The knight serves his courtly lady (love service) with the same obedience and loyalty which he owes to his liege lord. She is in complete control of the love relationship, while he owes her obedience and submission (a literary convention that did not correspond to actual practice! ) The knight's love for the lady inspires him to do great deeds, in order to be worthy of her love or to win her favor. Thus "cou...
  • Empedocles Thou Shalt
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    Empedocles in his fragments tries to express being and not being, which is such a mysterious, larger than life issue that it is beyond articulation. Empedocles was a great pre-Socratic thinker who pioneered the principle of the four elements as the original roots of all being and the uniting of the four by love and their separation by strife. He illustrates to the reader his unique understanding of the world and his role in it. He believes in Gods and seems to be obsessed with portraying himself...