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  • Atheist Voice Questions
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    In Wallace Steven's poem, "Sunday Morning" the idea of religion as it relates to reality is explored through the mind of the older lady. It is not through the older lady's religious voice, but the voice of Atheism, in her mind, that the poem is narrated. The poem is a discussion, a debate within her head, between the older lady's atheist voice and her religious voice on the perception of divinity. Her atheist voice questions religion, in which a problem of faith in the world is shown. It is show...
  • Use Of Caves In Mythology
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    The use of caves in mythology to depict darkness and abandonment has branded it as a symbol of chaos. From this perception other associations are made which connect the cave to prejudices, malevolent spirits, burial sites, sadness, resurrection and intimacy. It is a world to which only few venture, and yet its mysticism has attracted the interest of philosophers, religious figures and thinkers throughout history. These myths are exemplified in Homers "Odyssey", where the two worlds of mortals an...
  • Mr Shiftlet
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    Use of Symbolism in The Life You Save May Be Your Own The symbolism that Flannery O Connor uses in The Life You Save May Be Your Own, illustrates the spiritual struggles between good and evil that we as human's face. The main character, Mr. Shiftlet, embarks on a journey of spiritual means by walking on both the paths of salvation and damnation. Mr. Shiftlet is given countless opportunities to turn himself around and to proceed in the right direction, on the path of salvation. As in the story, t...
  • Visits Of Et Life Forms To Earth
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    ET's & UFO's Nearly 600 years before Christ was born, the biblical prophet Ezekiel saw something unusual, very unusual, that he tried to explain; 'And I looked and behold a whirlwind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire enfolding itself. Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. ' ; Since then, several similar Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO's) are reported around the world. The Romans, the Greeks, moreover the great emperor Charlemagne saw it... saw ...
  • Existence Of E T's Visiting Earth
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    Can the Earth be the only place in the Universe that harbors life? Most astronomers don't believe this is true. Certain statistics in the Universe provide evidence that living beings may be common place through out the universe, on planets of other stars besides the sun. In this paper I plan to discuss the various viewpoints of those that believe that extraterrestrials exist and have even been visiting Earth, and the viewpoints of that believe that aliens don't exist and have not been visiting E...
  • Carbon Dioxide Back Into The Ground
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    It is true to say that mankind mindfully recognizes the Earth as the third planet from the sun, and the only planet that is capable of supporting life. Furthermore, it can also be said that mankind thinks of the Earth as somewhat of a stable platform for human existence. But is this long accepted theorem true This question along with many more to follow began to stump scientists. The demand and curiosity for answers was impetuous. Why is it that Earth, unlike Venus or Mars, able to support life ...
  • Life Effects Plate Tectonics From The Argument
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    Introduction Continental drift is the theory that the positions of the earth's continents have moved considerable distances throughout geologic time. A German meteorologist, by the name of Alfred Wegener, proposed the first comprehensive theory of continental drift in 1912. He based it on the way the continents fit together on the opposing Atlantic coasts as well as the paleontology correlation on both sides of the Atlantic. The theory he proposed, stated that, 200 million years ago there was on...
  • Strength Of The Earth
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    Like many great authors, both past and present, Henry David Thoreau uses literary techniques not limited to Greek mythological allusions. Throughout his masterpiece, Walden, mythological allusions are made from his ideas of life and his thoughts about his present state of the environment. Thoreau uses a mythological allusion when he states that, "They [the beans] attached me to the earth, and so I got strength like Antaeus". (Thoreau, 1849) Although Thoreau wrote Walden many centuries after the ...
  • Creation Of Organic Molecules To The Earth
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    "We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin". - Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man (1871). The origin of human life on Earth continues to remain a partially solved mystery that has yet to be completely understood. Historically, it was thought that an all powerful God possessed the ability to create matter at will and thus molded the universe, including Earth and all its inhabita...
  • Life On Earth
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    The view of Christiaan Huygens, the Dutch mathematician and physicist who discovered Saturn's moon Titan in 1655, was as follows: Now can anyone look upon, and compare these systems (of Jupiter and Saturn) together, without being amazed at the vast magnitude and noble attendants of these two planets, in respect of this little pitiful Earth of ours? Or can they force themselves to think, that the wise Creator has disposed of all his animals and plants here, has furnished and adorned this spot onl...
  • Atmosphere Of The Earth
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    The earth is a living planet where many complex systems run perfectly without stopping at all. When compared to other planets, it is evident that in all its aspects the earth is specially designed for human life. Built on delicate balances, life prevails in every spot of this planet, from the atmosphere to the depths of the earth. Exploring only a few of the millions of these delicate balances would be sufficient to show that the world we live in is specially designed for us. One of the most imp...

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