• Lyrics Abridges Freedom Of Speech
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    After killing you loudly with rhymes, beats, and rhythms, the music industry as a whole has gone through many trials and tribulations. Society has shifted in such a manner that allows and encourages freethinking and abstract arts and with those great things we face the problem of censorship. From an artist's perspective it's their "work", but from another's point of view that same piece of "work" can be garbage to another. Now in the 21st century we face an artistic crossroads. We are left with ...
  • Individual Interpretation Of Racism And Racist Speech
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    Persuasive Speech - Should Racist Speech Enjoy Protection under the First Amendment? Prejudice and racial stereotyping are two of this country's greatest problems today. Many people in our society have tried to find ways to eliminate or at least limit these types of behavior, but have met with very limited, if any, success. Because of the complex nature of racism and racist acts, coupled with the fact the first amendment prohibits the government from limiting the publics' right to free expressio...
  • Illegal Drugs Speech Outline
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    Introduction: Marijuana, cocaine, heroin, PCP, speed, sh rooms, crystal meth, and angel dust are all types of illegal drugs. What is an illegal drug? An illegal drug is something and often a substance that causes addiction, habituation, or a marked change in consciousness. Body: I. Illegal Drugs The use of illegal drugs in the United States is considered by some to be the biggest problem in our society. Over 40% of high school seniors use some kind of illegal drug, and in a recent 1999 National ...
  • Last Speech Of Emilia
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    Emilia's Contemporary Stand In equation with the Elizabethan era, Shakespeare offers us a male dominated society in his renowned tragedy, Othello. Consequently, this definitely persuades a negative attitude and demeanor towards the women of the times. The female characters in the play: Desdemona, Emilia, and Bianca; play relevant roles in contributing to one's understanding of this exhausted Elizabethan view. In contrast to the larger portion of the play, Emilia, spouse to the scandalous Iago, t...
  • Unethical Speech Business Ethics Introduction How
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    Business Ethics How to behave toward oneself and toward other individuals is a matter of making choices: whether to be friendly or unfriendly; whether to tell the truth or lie; whether to be generous or greedy; whether to study in order to pass an exam or to spend valuable study time watching television and cheat to pass it. These, and all other questions about how people act toward themselves and one another are dealt with in a field of study called ethics. Another name for ethics is morality. ...
  • My Audience In My Speech
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    Communications 101 Midterm Exam Introduction This semester in my Communications 101, I have learned my different things. In the following paragraphs, I will explain and give some brief examples of the kind of things that have helped me become what I think is a more effective speaker. Dr. Davidson's class has helped me distinguish and almost perfect the art of communication. Module One In module one, one of the most key points was the definition of communication. Communication is a function of sh...
  • Internet To Self Rate Their Speech
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    FREE SPEECH AND THE INTERNET In December of 1997, the FBI learned from a confidential source that a Maryland, male resident possessed child pornography. FBI agents obtained a search warrant and found that he had more than 100 pictures of naked children engaged in sexually explicit activity that he downloaded from the Internet. Just earlier in June (same year), the Supreme Court ruled in Reno vs. ACLU that the Communications Decency Act, which basically made it a crime to broadcast anything indec...
  • Core Value Approach To Speech Protection
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    Current Free Speech Doctrine: Will It Work on the Internet The Internet offers a much greater potential for interactive communication between information senders and receivers than the more traditional methods of communication such as newspaper, radio and television. Freedom of speech ascertained by the constitution is not an absolute right. Depending on the medium through which information is delivered various degrees of the freedom to express one's self is protected. Internet communication may...
  • Speech And Action
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    Free Speech and Free Action Freedom of speech differs from freedom of action. But speech and action are so closely interwoven in human behavior that it's not always immediately obvious which is which. Thus it's not surprising that we often criminalize speech as well as, or even instead of, the action that it accompanies. This is a mistake. Consider, for example, the apocryphal "snuff" movie. (I say apocryphal because, in my years of anti-censorship activism, I've encountered no credible evidence...
  • Figure Of Speech For Holden
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    Sally Hayes is dim person whose phoniness blinds her from Holden's cries for help and dismisses him when he needs her most, her phoniness changes Holden and he himself is forced into bad decisions because of it. When Holden is waiting for Sally in the lobby of New York's Biltmore Hotel, the place is filled with girls his age, and he's watching them". [I] t was sort of depressing' (123), thinking about what's going to happen to most of the girls he sees. They " re all going to have conventional l...
  • Great Speech By King
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    I Have a Dream Analysis Everybody has a dream, but not every one of them will come true. One of the most famous quotes in modern time, and also one of the most influential speeches ever given on the earth was given on a the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D. C on August 28th 1963. The great speech was given by Martin Luther King Jr. who his time on earth to prove that all people are equal. Martin Luther used different parts of the English language to enhance the meaning of his speech and bring ou...
  • Models Of Speech Perception
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    Speech Perception Speech perception is the ability to comprehend speech through listening. Mankind is constantly being bombarded by acoustical energy. The challenge to humanity is to translate this energy into meaningful data. Speech perception is not dependent on the extraction of simple invariant acoustic patterns in the speech waveform. The sound's acoustic pattern is complex and greatly varies. It is dependent upon the preceding and following sounds (Moore, 1997). According to Fant (1973), s...
  • Sounds In His Speech Express Lear's Attitude
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    King Lear's speech in Act IV Scene 6 marks the point in the play where Lear reaches a revelation. Although he is mad, in his madness he finally realizes the truth about life and about his daughters. The themes that emerge through the use of imagery, sound, and diction are mainly social justice and appearance versus reality. This scene shows Lear as a different person: One with compassion for the poor, but spite for those with authority. He does not speak in an enraged tone, but his anger can be ...
  • Speech By The Mosque's Imam After Prayer
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    Visiting a mosque for the first time for any non-Muslim can be quite a daunting and intimidating experience if one doesn't know exactly what to expect. A mosque is the place of prayer for Muslims within the Islamic faith. It is a house of prayer, one very much like that of churches and cathedrals for Christians, Synagogues for Jews, and temples for Hindus and Buddhists, but with its own distinct rules, rituals, and services. Mosques are not only the center of religious prayer amongst Muslims, bu...
  • Parts Of My Speech
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    To answer this question I will use three types of speeches. Of those three types of speeches I will create three speeches to give. The speech formats that I will use are speeches to entertain, speeches to inform, and speeches to persuade. For my speech to entertain, I will talk about my life. For my speech to inform, I will talk about drums. For my speech to persuade, I will talk about how television violence has negative effects on children. To organize my speech to entertain, I would start by ...
  • Stressed Content Words In Speech
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    Speech sounds are vibrations that travel through a medium (usually air) by displacing the molecules of this medium. Depending on the consistency of the given medium, the sounds travel at different speeds and have varying intensities. This is why we sound differently when we speak under normal circumstances from when we try to talk under water and also why it is completely impossible for speech sounds to travel through a vacuum. Speech sounds travel in the shape of waves, similar to the ripples t...
  • Holdens Speech
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    Comparing Catcher in the Rye and Pygmalion and the Themes They Represent In J.D. Salinger's novel The Catcher in the Rye, the main character, Holden Caulfield, muses at one point on the possibility of escaping from the world of confusion and phonies while George Bernard Shows main character of Pygmalion, Eliza Dolittle, struggles to become a phony. The possible reason for this is that they both come from opposite backgrounds. Holden is a young, affluent teenager in 1950's America who resents mat...
  • Class President Speech Ideas
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    Class President Speech Hello, my name is (insert name), and I'm running for class president. You may know me for my incoherent rambling and mad (insert activity) skills, but what I am here today to discuss with you has nothing to do with those wonderful qualities. I'm here to discuss fun, and more importantly, money. What, as the class of (insert class year), have we done for fun this year? You are correct! Nothing! And what funds have we raised for (insert activity)? Nada! I, (insert name), sho...
  • Hate Speech Regulation On College Campuses
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    Hate Speech, Should it be Regulated? Hate speech, what is it? The definition of hate speech, according to Mari J. Matsuda, author of "Assaultive Speech and Academic Freedom, is. ".. (a word of group of words) of which is to wound and degrade by asserting the inherent inferiority of a group" (151). In my own words hate speech is a humiliation and demeaning slur of words specifically used to disgrace a person for their race, religion, or sexual habits. There is now a controversy if hate speech sho...
  • Informative Speech On Buddhism
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    Today I am giving an informative speech on Buddhism. Now, 'informative' is the key word here. I just want to reassure everyone that I am simply going to explain some of the philosophy of Buddhism. I am not, however, trying to sway your beliefs or views on life in ANY way. Instead, I'm going to share with you some of the basic things that I know, and however you choose to use the information, if at all, is totally up to you. In fact, one of the strongest beliefs of a Buddhist, is that their 'way ...
  • Speech Codes And Censorship
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    On college campuses today the debate rages to limit certain kinds of speech that is racists and sexist, some students say that they have a right to say what ever they what because of the First Amendment and doing so will a volition of this right, but this kind of speech threatens the rights of minorities and dose let them engage in the leering process. Freedom of speech and the exchange of ideas are important in colleges, but when this type of speech is allowed onto college campus it creates an ...
  • Hate Speech And The People
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    Hate Speech and the People who use it Hate speech; is this the type of speech that the First Amendment protects Should this type of speech be defended If this type of speech is censored on college campuses, have the students lost their right to the First Amendment What kind of damage does hate speech cause physical and emotional Who does hate speech affect Is hate speech protected by the first amendment According to Charles R. Lawrence, it is not. "When racist speech takes the form of face-to-fa...
  • Sides Of The Issue Of Speech Codes
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    SPEECH CODES: AN ANSWER TO OUR PROBLEMS Freedom of speech is an issue that has been debated in America since the settlers first inhabited our country. The First Amendment of the Constitution guarantees the right of freedom of speech to all Americans. Since then, people have spoken freely about government, religion, injustice, and basically anything else that they have wanted to. However, this freedom is not always given. Evidence of this can be found on college campuses across the nation. More a...
  • Speech Codes
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    Hostility Barriers Diminish Free Speech: Campus Hate Speech Codes In recent years, a rise in verbal abuse and violence directed at people of color, lesbians, and gay men, and other historically persecuted groups has plagued the United States. Among the settings of these expressions of intolerance are college and university campuses, where bias incidents have occurred sporadically since the mid-1980's. Outrage, indignation and demands for change are the responses to these incidents - understandab...
  • Henry Words His Speech
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    In Henry V, reveal how Shakespeare portrays Henry's leadership qualities at different stages of the play, both in his dealings with the French and his treatment of his own men. Shakespeare, through many stages and events, shows the reader the many leadership qualities possessed by Henry. Through the many events of Henry's reign, Shakespeare builds Henry's qualities, unseen by the reader or Henry's nobles. Henry speaks in poetry to attract the ear of every potential person around him and to keep ...
  • Freedom Of Speech And Press
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    America, land of the free. America, a country based in many ways on the freedom of press, and the freedom of speech. But what would happen to this great country, tis of thee, if these precious rights had ceased to exist America, the land of liberty and home of the brave, would hold a great stock of uninformed and uneducated community, ready to rise up to anarchy at any moment; a crowd of universe and un unified people; and a population of souls unwilling to create because of the ever looming pre...
  • Freedom Of Speech On The Internet
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    The United States of America was founded over two hundred years ago on the basis of freedom. Freedoms, which were wrote into, and are yet a part of the Constitution of the United States. Under the First Amendment of the Constitution, many freedoms are granted to the citizens of this great nation. Such freedoms as those of speech, religion, press, petition, and assembly are granted to all free citizens. But, where do our freedoms begin and end when it comes to the Internet How can a small group o...
  • In Abraham Lincoln's Famous Speech
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    The Similarities of "The Gettysburg Address" and "Speech in the Virginia Convention" In Abraham Lincoln's famous speech, "The Gettysburg Address", Lincoln uses emotional appeal, persuasive traits, and powerful diction to make one of the most well known and respected speeches of our time. Also the "Speech in the Virginia Convention" by Patrick Henry is similar to Lincoln's speech in all the same ways. Both of these speeches have similar characteristics, all of which contribute to their effectiven...
  • Free Speech And Expression
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    Philosophy Ethical Theories Topic 1 An argument can be made that Major League Baseball's decision to suspend John Rocker from baseball due to his expressing bigoted views in a magazine interview is not right. This argument states that free speech is an important moral value, and since John Rocker has the right to free speech, suspending him for expressing his bigoted views violates the spirit of free speech. Therefore, his suspension was uncalled for because all he was doing was expressing one o...
  • Antony Plays Of Brutus Speech
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    Brutus vs. Antony Brutus and Antony both produce different tactics to sway the peoples opinions about Caesar. Both men present different points about Casaer and his rule in Rome. Brutus basis for his speech is presenting an explanation of why he planned and participated in Caesars execution. Antony uses a tactic of brainwashing by telling the crowd that he is there to bury Casaer not to praise him. Both men are successful, yet Antony holds the upper hand by speaking after Casaer. Brutus opens hi...
  • One Person Freedom Of Speech
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    Does the government have the right to restrict public speech and expression This seems to be a controversial question, when it actually shouldn t be. The government wasn t formed to parent the youth of America by setting the guidelines of what is appropriate for them to hear, but to guarantee the rights provided by the Constitution of the United States. Americans don t pay taxes to keep people from hearing others opinions. Society is built by a collaboration of the people's morals, ideas, and op...
  • Missiles Within Minutes Of Kennedy's Speech
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    Cuban Missile Crisis The Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 was the closest the world has ever come to nuclear war. The crisis was a major confrontation between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The confrontation was caused by the Soviets putting missiles in Cuba, just 90 miles off the coast of the United States of America. The world was in the hands of President John F. Kennedy and Premier Nikita Khrushchev. These two men would have to reach a compromise or else t...
  • Freedom Of Pornography Free Speech
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    Freedom of Pornography Free Speech means exactly what it says, the right to express any opinion in public without censorship or restraint by the government. There have been many questions on the topic of Free Speech and Pornography. Many people feel that pornography should not be included in Free Speech, but if someone limited what their idea of free speech was, then wouldn t that be illegal There are many statistics proving that pornography does not cause violence against women, and that men do...
  • Speech Frederick Douglass
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    Fredrick Douglass The Hypocrisy of American Slavery "The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery". -Fredrick Douglass, The North Star His point was clear, all those years ago. As Fredrick Douglass presented his thoughts in front of the citizens of Rochester in 1852; they came expecting to hear a proclamation of national greatness, a celebration of liberty on the fourth of July. Instead, they heard a stirring denunciation of slavery and the white American way of life. ...
  • World His Four Freedoms Speech
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    1 Four freedoms - January 6, 1941 freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from want, and freedom from fear of armed aggression. 1. The first is freedom of speech and expression -- everywhere in the world. 2. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way -- everywhere in the world. 3. The third is freedom from want -- which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants -- eve...
  • Student's Freedom Of Speech
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    The First Amendment: Free of Expression In 1787 our forefathers ratified the constitution of the United State sof America, which contains the most important document to any American citizen, the Bill of Rights. The first amendment of the Bill of Rights states: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the establishment thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech; or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the govern...
  • Zundel's Rights Of Freedom Of Speech
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    The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is being cited more frequently as a basis for Canadian lawsuits. One such case that has received much attention in the Canadian, as well as International spotlight is that of Ernst Zundel. Mr. Zundel contends that Government parties denied him his freedom of speech as protected under the Charter. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate Mr. Zundel's claim by exploring the contrasting principles that apply to his case. Furthermore, this paper will evalu...
  • Reagan Postpones State Of Union Speech
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    Ronald Reagan's "Space Shuttle Challenger" Since the presidency of George Washington, the people of The United States have turned to the commander in chief in times of distress to receive assurance and hope. Kurt Ritter comments on President Reagan's address to the nation given on January 28, 1986 saying, "Perhaps no president could have fulfilled the country's need to mourn and, then, to begin to heal as skillfully as Ronald Reagan (Ritter, 3)". On that morning the space shuttle "Challenger" vi...
  • Henry's Use Of Sound In His Speech
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    Give me Liberty, or give me Death On March 23rd, 1775, a Virginia delegate by the name of Patrick Henry spoke concerning the arming and defense of the state of Virginia. With risk of attack from British troops, the question was what Virginia's stance should be- one of compliance with Britain, or one of independence. Before voting on what actions to take, Henry delivered a powerful speech in which he denounced Britain's actions and encouraged his fellow Virginians to stand up and fight Britain. H...
  • Result Of Henry's Speech
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    GIVE ME LIBERTY Patrick Henry's Speech in the Virginia Convention is not only a model persuasive speech, but also displays his extraordinary persuasive speaking skill. He spoke concerning the American colonies' relations with England, and urged his audience to accept the inevitable war rather than try to make amends. Several key aspects of his speech, such as emotion and tone, were essential in support of his point of view. Like preachers of the Great Awakening, Henry knew his audience and was t...