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  • Point Of A Good Example
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    Mark Twain To look at that person on the honor role, who's the best athlete, has the newest car, and gets all the ladies. Or the person in art class who continually produces the best art work and ruins the grade curve for the rest of us. Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example. Throughout his life Mark Twain continued to produce masterpiece writing leaving no good example un-battered. A man who gets his dream job, and is despised by the whole town of just dreame...
  • Structure In Ch 41 Lao T Zu
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    A Philosophy For All: An Analysis of the Tao There is no single definition of Taoism in the Tao de Ching. The reader realizes that she will not find one in the text after seeing the first sentence. By saying that whatever can be described of the Tao is not the true Tao, its author, Lao-t zu, establishes his first premise: the Tao is a force beyond human explanation. However this assumption does not mean that he can't attempt to describe it. Using the literary tools of contradiction, parallel str...
  • One Man
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    Mankind has walked the earth for around seven million years and we have the potential to achieve greatness. Throughout history we have left our boundaries, fought diseases and plagues and studied ourselves, however most of the evidence from these studies have led to the conclusion of no future for man kind what so ever, if we continue on our current course. On July the 16th 1945, in a remote part of the New Mexico desert, the most terrifying device in human history was used for the first time. T...
  • Tarzan's Group
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    SOCIALIZATION OF TARZAN OF THE APES Sociology of Tarzan of the Apes By Scottie Miller Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs is about socialization and resocialization of the second John Clayton, Lord of Greystone. Having lost his parents while still a baby, he was adopted by a female ape and accepted partially by her tribe. Not all members of the tribe of apes gave him full membership into their group, which caused Tarzan grief and pain, but also equipped him with the necessary tools for su...
  • First Example Of Historic Extreme Violence
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    Back in My Day... 'Back in my day, people just didn't do stuff like that. ' ; In addition to hearing about how bread used to cost a nickel, that quote is what you hear it from the elders of most generations when talking about violence, especially on television in the present time; they say that the violence seen just did not seem to exist back then. However, when one thinks about it, violence that extreme has existed throughout the ages, whether it was as early as the Iliad and the Odyssey durin...
  • Male Domination For Example Marriage
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    Women in Spanish America during the colonization: The perception of inequality was evident in the colonial Spanish America, man belief that women were lacked in capacity to reason as soundly as men. A normal day for European women in the new world was generally characterized by male domination, for example marriage was arranged by the fathers, women never go out except to go church, women didn't have the right to express their opinions about politic or society issues. Subsequent to all these bad...
  • Sal From The Truck
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    BEER! Oh my god, I love beer. I could drink it all day and all night. Beer, wine, vodka, rum, whiskey, anything with an alcohol content I could guzzle in an instant. But that does get dangerous, and I'm not talking about drinking and driving. I'm talking about drinking and walking. Take, for example, the man in West Virginia, who was at a party drinking, and managed to blow off his own face in the process. The AP newswire service reported last year that 24-year-old Jerry Stromyer, in a true exam...
  • Miller For His Pride And Avariciousness
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    In Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales", many characters suffer from Dante's "Seven Deadly Sins". I have chosen to write about The Skipper, for his avariciousness and wrath; The Miller for his pride and avariciousness; and also The Franklin for his gluttony, avariciousness and slothfulness. I have found examples for these in "The Prologue" by Chaucer. The Skipper is avaricious and also suffers from wrath. He is avaricious because he would gain someone's trust so they would do business with ...
  • Cyclopes Illustrations Of The Statement
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    A person who remains anonymous once said, The best way out of a Problem, is through it. Evidence of this statement is seen in several episodes of the epic poem, The Odyssey by, Homer. Odysseus is able to face different problems, rather than avoiding them throughout his epic adventure. Odysseus's ability to face difficult problems is best shown in The Cyclopes, The Sirens, and Scylla and Charybdis. In the episode, The Cyclopes illustrations of the statement, The best way out of a problem, is thro...
  • Few Examples Of Physical Fortitude
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    Fortitude: An Old Man's Strength Fortitude means, according to the New World Dictionary, "the strength to bear misfortune, pain, etc. calmly and patiently; firm courage". In The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, Santiago, the old man, shows that he had physical and mental fortitude. A few examples of physical fortitude are that the old man never let go of the fishing line and the characteristics of the old man's body. Two examples of mental fortitude are Santiago's positive attitude in th...

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