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  • Views Of Mencius And Hsun Tzu
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    ... as good. Now on the other hand Hsun Tzu says 'Goodness is the result of conscious activity'; in essence that only if a man is consciously aware of his nature and fights it constantly can he possibly become good. By fighting his nature Hsun Tzu is saying man must be instructed by a teacher, learn the right path and observe the proper ritual's. Both here lead to the same end. Both Mencius and Hsun Tzu teach that the only way to preserve / achieve goodness in man is through teachers (sages, for...
  • Kings
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    What is a Country to Do? In recent times, the throne of Scotland has been filled with very small men. Theses o-called sovereigns have abused their God given power to their own pitiful ends instead of using it the way it was meant to. They spend our taxes foolishly so that they can live in splendor, chase their enemies to the grave, and insure that the common man cannot rise against them. They live in fear of falling from power to the point where any who question them are imprisoned, killed, or s...
  • Zoa A Very Stern Man
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    The Chinese Culture James Walker Mr. Johnson E 3 December 20, 1996 This report is about the myths and beliefs of the Chinese culture. It's about the stories the Chinese created to explain the world around them, and generally how they perceived their surrounding environment. This report deals with ancient myths and the people who believed them, and what the current believes of these people are. The Southwest Creation Story The Southwest creation story is a myth which explains why people are diffe...
  • King Richard II
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    In the play "The Tragedy of King Richard the Second" Shakespeare portrayed two different personalities. One was of a man a true politician, who was kind and just, never letting those around him misguide him. He would listen to every side there was of a story and even though those around him gave their opinions, he only considered those that were fair. He was a people person, so to speak, and a good king. The other was of a man star struck and lazy. A man, who blindly took the advice of those aro...
  • Word From The King
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    Creative Writing: The Miller's Tale This is a true tale of me and my life, or at least for a short while. The day had started out so well, you see I had become somewhat of a owner of women. I was interested in this becomes because of the free jobs that came with it. Youse e because of my gorgeous looks the women had trouble seeing past it to the real man in my pants, I mean in me. So why not just become an owner of women to sell to others for nightly jobs and such and reap the benefits of it all...
  • King's Daughter
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    Herodotus and 'Rhampsinitus and the Thief' Herodotus, the first Greek historian, has been called by some 'the father of history' and by others 'the father of lies. ' Born in 485 B. C to a wealthy family at Halicarnassus, in Asia Minor, he was exiled to Samos soon after his birth because of his family's opposition to the Persian domination of Ionia. During his youth, he traveled widely, studying the manners, customs, and religions of the people he encountered. His histories are made up of tales t...
  • Old King
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    To Be a Domestic Woman... "Grimm's Fairytales", although never intended to be in text form, are some of the most influential methods in teaching young children morals and to be productive citizens of society. While children enjoy the mere esthetics of fairytales and interpret them at their face value,'s are aware of the didacticism hidden beneath the appealing plots and characters of the stories. Unlike's, children would not be able to extract any metaphorical meaning out of fairytales even if f...
  • Gulliver
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    Jonathan Swifts Gullivers Travels unleashes the blemishes of mankind. Along with mankind comes an unavoidable imperfection which ultimately lowers ones perception of man. The satiric story occurs in two imaginative lands called Lilliput, where all of the inhabitants are much smaller than Gulliver, the exhausted ship doctor who managed to swim to shore after a horrendous storm causes a ship wreck, and Brobdingnag, where the people tower over the puny Gulliver. Each land contrasts in its style of ...
  • Boundary Between Free Men And Carolingian Nobility
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    A series of aristocratic leading men, or Frankish empire with large numbers of more or less equal free men under a King Traditional view that Frankish full of free men Why: Merovingians acted so arbitrarily that does not seem to have been an effective aristocratic counter-force. Legal evidence distinguishes between unfree and free, implies no nobility Not much evidence for inheritance of power and wealth, basis of aristocracy surely Older model: transition free men to aristocratic politics resul...

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