• Human Rights Speak Tolerance One
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    Human rights are universal, indivisible and interdependent. Human rights are what make us human. When we speak of the right to life, or development, or to dissent and diversity, we are speaking of tolerance. Tolerance will ensure all freedoms. Without it, we can be certain of none. The raging ethnic cleansing in Kosovo is an example of intolerance. The Serbians will not tolerate the Albanians at any cost. They are forcing them from their homes, turning the streets into killing fields. This civi...
  • Breakfast Club Basic Human
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    "Jock", "prep", "gangster", "loser", "geek", "criminal", " popular", are just a few labels of teenagers that are used everyday by outsiders who judge them without looking skin deep. In the matter of stereotyping, some may perceive it as being the base of an identity in the view of society. Eric Berne, an author and psychologist, wrote an article, "Can People Be Judged by Their Appearance?" , where stereotyping is categorized and used as a positive view. As opposed to the film The Breakfast Club,...
  • 1984 And The Truman Show
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    The Truman Show and 1984 The novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell, is a fictitious book that actually reveals many underlying truths about reality. Nineteen Eighty-Four, The Truman Show, and the world today have many similarities and differences which are good examples of the hidden realities of society. Orwell s novel presents a warning about a possible, but not inevitable fate for humanity. The Truman Show exemplifies the fact that we are not aware of when our privacy is being violated...
  • Basic Human Hamlet People Love
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    People are obsessed with the interrelation between different demeanor's. Weather it be art and literature, matching shoes and shirts, or between men and women. We live in a society full of irreverent and dysfunctional relationships. In-fact, we were lucky enough to live during the time of The Break-up Heard 'Round the World, other wise known as when Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt broke up. The reason why the masses of literate minds are sucked into this timeless display of courtship is because t...
  • A Comparison Of Babylonian And Chinese Conceptions Of Law
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    A Comparison of Babylonian and Chinese Conceptions Of Law The system of laws as we know it today is based upon justice, fairness and morality. The principals that dictate these aspects are molded over many years of social progress. We lived and learned from past mistakes that span thousands of years. It is our long history and our study of it that form the basis of our legal system today. The most basic necessity for law is to maintain order, the most fundamental requisite for society to exist....
  • Acceptance Of Homosexual Marriage
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    29 Nov. 1999 Same Sex Marriage, Acceptance in the United States Marriage is much more than merely a commitment to love one another. Marriage entitles financial responsibility, as well as authorized financial benefits. It is the institution that provides automatic legal protection for the spouse, including medical visitation, inheritance of a deceased spouse's property, as well as pension and other rights. Society has become accustom to what they believe is normal by their traditions and religiou...
  • Constitutional Supremacy Vs Parliamentary Sovereignty
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    Assignment- Consider the concepts of Parliamentary Sovereignty contrasting it with Constitutional Supremacy and discuss the implications of living in both systems. In the United Kingdom their legal system is one of Parliamentary supremacy. This means that Parliament cannot bind itself or its successors, their power cannot be limited. In most countries there is a document or a set of documents called the Constitution in these countries there exist Constitutional supremacy. This is where a documen...
  • A Basic Human Lesbian People
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    A Basic Human Right: Talking about Gay Marriage You re all sitting there, secure in your rights as an American. But even in the year 2000 gay and lesbian people living in America today are not protected from discrimination and are denied the most basic rights under the law. Today in America, you can be fired from your job simply for being gay or lesbian. No federal law protects people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Despite different opinions about homosexuality, the vast...
  • Social Order Chinese Laws People
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    A Comparison Of Babylonian And Chinese Conceptions Comparison Of Babylonian And Chinese Conceptions Of Law A Comparison of Babylonian and Chinese Conceptions Of Law The system of laws as we know it today is based upon justice, fairness and morality. The principals that dictate these aspects are molded over many years of social progress. We lived and learned from past mistakes that span thousands of years. It is our long history and our study of it that form the basis of our legal system today. T...