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  • Positive And Negative Consequences From Past Events
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    Historical Analogies Have A Great and Significant Value to Everyone Historical analogies have a great and significant value to everyone. They are used compare past wars and events, such as World War 1 and Vietnam. They could be used as guidelines for the future, and a reminder of the past. "All human events possess unique qualities, thus making reasoning by historical analogy a precarious enterprise". as described in our historical analogy packet, "The future has no place to come from but the pa...
  • Past And The Future
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    Some people claim that the living in the present can actually cause more harm than good. They say that in order to lead a productive and profitable life, one must study both the past and the future, the present is only a stepping stone. I think that this is quite the opposite. The past must be learned from, the future must be looked at, but the present is where things happen, where a person can make things happen. In each persons time, he has the chance to make a mark upon the world. Each person...
  • Past Controls The Future
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    Science Fiction or Reality A comparison to 1984's society to our society. On each landing, opposite the lift shaft, the poster with the enormous face gazed from the wall. It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption beneath it ran (Page 3). The novel 1984 follows Winston Smith, a worker at the Ministry of Truth, who lives in a world where the government watches every move you make and attempts to contro...
  • Impression And The Idea
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    Hume asked, 'what reason do we have in thinking the future will resemble the past?' It is reasonable to think that it will because there is no contradiction in supposing the future won't resemble the past. But it is also true that is possible for the world to change dramatically and our previous experience would be completely useless in judging future experience. We want to say that past experiences have been a good predictor. We are compelled to do so and it is almost as if we can't help oursel...
  • What I Would Place In A Time Capsule
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    What I Would Place In A Time Capsule As the turn of the millennium approaches, the human race will continue to develop new technology and new ways of thinking. It is always enjoyable to take a visual journey back in time, to view what was considered advanced and what thoughts of future times represented. A time capsule stored with precious documents and possessions from a past era can serve as a visual and material presentation of what past times were like, and put in prospective the accomplishm...
  • Saleem's Uncertainty
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    Midnight's Children essaySalman Rushdie's creation, Saleem Sinai, has a self-proclaimed 'overpowering desire for form' (363). In writing his own autobiography Saleem seems to be after what Frank Kermode says every writer is a after: concordance. Concordance would allow Saleem to bring meaning to moments in the 'middest' by elucidating (or creating) their coherence with moments in the past and future. While Kermode talks about providing this order primarily through an 'imaginatively predicted fut...
  • Past Of Paul Baumer
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    "War is hell". It's a simple quote, but it means so much more than it seems. Hell is the place most people spend their whole lives trying to avoid. So when the time comes to recruit people for war, why do so many people volunteer The answer is simple; most people have a romanticized view of war. They think they " ll march a little, fire a few shots at the enemy, and come home a hero. The truth is, most soldiers don't even come home. The war itself is the enemy as stated by Paul Baumer: "We have ...
  • One Of Nostradamus's Great Visions
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    Nostradamus was an influential faith healer during his life and a great prophet after his death. The definition of a prophet is a person who tells what will happen in the future from god, so by definition Nostradamus is a prophet. To Nostradamus a prophet was much more than that, you had to be a person who sees distant things through natural knowledge of all creatures and knowledge of such things cannot be acquired without divine inspiration, given that all prophetic inspiration derives form its...
  • Past Future 2 1
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  • Present Perfect Continuous Past Perf Cont Use
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    Present Simple FORM: 3rd person sing -s -es: wash, mix, go -fly - flies; stay - stays USE: 1) to denote truths: . habitual: a frequency adverb is often used -he smokes 40 cigarettes a day. -he usually takes the bus to work... general, recurrent -English people drink a lot of tea... mathematical, scientific, geographical -water boils at 100 degrees. -the river Po flows into the Adriatic Sea... permanent actions -I live in Milan - vs. - I'm living in Milan (now-temporary) 2) to give instructions /...
  • Travels From The Future Into The Past
    458 words
    A being who cannot die or has not seen death has no concept of it, therefore would not think its actions (should they be threatening) were wrong. No two people can coexist in one Nexus. Nexus is the individualized perfection of existence. Where people my have Nexus's that are the same, they could not coexist within one single Nexus. It is a contradiction in itself. Someone from the future is transported to the past where he comes in contact with someone from that time, and inadvertently reveals ...
  • Baby Suggs And Sethe
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    After Beloved Morrison?'s? Beloved? Community After the abolishment of slavery, the black community became the core of African American culture and life. This was due in part by segregation and other socioeconomic factors, but also to the spiritual and social unity of each black member. This was well exemplified in the story, as each former slave underwent arduous struggles to affix the broken pieces of their lives and attempt to become independent members of the community in a time which did no...

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