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  • Left Side Of The Bunker
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    Clear thoughts As I reflect upon my experience in the Persian Gulf War I can recall the fighting all too clear. The time was 2110 hours on 16 January 1991. The ground war had been underway for five days and I was mentally exhausted. My platoon had been assigned the duty of clearing bunkers. During the last portion of our briefing we were given explicit instructions to ensure that we all made it back alive. We were also instructed to take prisoners if we could, if not, do what you were trained to...
  • Order Of The Community
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    Chaos often breeds life when order breeds habit. Henry Adams In the real world, there are many good examples of chaos: disease, political unrest and family and community dysfunction to name a few. Disease can cause chaos because at any moment there could be an outbreak of some deadly disease for which there is no cure. This would cause terror and chaos. Political unrest is very unstable because people can revolt, throw over the government and create vast war. Family and community dysfunction is ...
  • Xavier Honor Code
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    How will the honor code impact my academic and campus life? Throughout my years at Xavier and beyond I intend to follow the Xavier Honor Code so I can become a cooperative and responsible person. By being a student at Xavier I notice I will have to take responsibility of my actions and faults. In order for Xavier to trust me and to allow me to continue attending their school, I will have to follow their rules and be respectful. Not only should I do these things, but also I have to respect myself...
  • Order Many Of The More Extreme Factions
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    The Franciscan movement was a religious order that arose out of one man's ideologies and beliefs. St. Francis of Assisi's ideals of absolute poverty, obedience, humility, and simplicity were uncomplicated and basic, but during his life and even shortly after his death these ideologies were gradually shifting and causing a great amount of debate. The immense size of the Franciscan Order combined with the mass amount of popularity that the Order gained made changes in the ideology and objectives o...
  • Order In My Own Life
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    Virtues of My Life: Order, Courage, Patience In order to survive in 1996, there need to be at least some standards and goals of morality in a person's life. Moral excellence is definitely hard to achieve, but is definitely something to attempt. Personally, there are many distractions and obstructions the present day provides, creating a difficulty of direction in my own life. I need to overcome obstacles such as peer pressure in order to become a confident, successful person. The present day pro...
  • Traditional Categories Of Order On Meursault
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    Order in Sartre and Camus Nausea, by Jean-Paul Sartre, and The Stranger, by Albert Camus, refuse to impose order on their events by not using psychology, hierarchies, coherent narratives, or cause and effect. Nausea refuses to order its events by not inscribing them with psychology or a cause for existence, and it contrasts itself with a text by Balzac that explains its events. Nausea resists the traditional strategy of including the past to predict a character's future. It instead focuses on th...
  • Friars And Monks
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    When thinking of the figures in the church, they are thought to be loyal, respectful, giving, and dedicated. Sadly to say this, but not all figures follow that description. In "The Canterbury Tales", Chaucer shows the corruption of the church in the medieval period through some of his characters, particularly through the Nun, the Monk, and the Friar. Yet, Chaucer does show one character, the Parson, as goodness and holiness in the church. Nuns are member of a religious order for women, living in...
  • Soyinka's Description Of The Birds
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    An Analysis of? Chimes of Science? Whole Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright, and the author of the prose poem? Chimes of Silence? In order to describe his experience in solitary confinement Soyinka uses descriptive language involving his vision to better enlighten the reader to his experience. The most dramatic passages in? Chimes of Silence? describe his limited vision, which expresses to the reader how difficult and horrible of an experience it must have been. Soyinka's efforts to see any sign o...
  • Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales
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    Behind The Leatherstocking Tales Behind The Leatherstocking Tales Essay, Research Paper Behind The Leatherstocking Tales James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales is made up of five different novels. These novels include The Pioneers; or, The Sources of the Susquehanna (1823), The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (1826), The Prairie: A Tale (1827), The Pathfinder; or, The Inland Sea (1840), and The Deerslayer; or, The First War-Path (1841). These novels were based upon the fictional...

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