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  • People Under Louis Rule
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    Machiavelli was a man who was not worried about what was morally correct, but rather, what was politically deserved. He was in fact an honest and religious man, but he has become known for trickery and double-dealing. He thought that princes would have to start tricking his enemies, or even his people for the good of his state. In my opinion, his theory, "It is better to be feared than loved" is saying that when the people fear their ruler, the ruler will most likely get what he wants. When a ru...
  • Fear In Several Children
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    Analytical Essay William Golding's article, "Why Boys Become Vicious" is a descriptive account of the negative behavior some boys posses. It describes several instances where boy's behavior can be extremely violent and cruel. In his article Golding also gives reasons for some of these actions and attempts to determine whether deep seeded cruelty is something people are born with, or if it is something people collect throughout their lives. He supports these two possibilities with conditions that...
  • People Fear Change
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    Existence of Man For centuries man has grappled with the riddle of what it means to be a person. But the questions Who is man? and What is the meaning of life? are still unanswered. Yet, while man is still a long way from arriving at any acceptable definitions, there is deep within everyone the hint of an idea of what it means to be a whole person, that is happy, functioning and fulfilled. So, throughout history man has made a continuous search to find out what makes him whole. Every person is d...
  • Thousands Of Skydives Without Injury
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    Standing in the doorway of the plane I still felt grounded. The equipment weighed heavily on my back, the floor pressed against my feet, and the straps pulled on my legs and shoulders. Looking down the only thing I saw was the world in a collage of colored dots as I made sure I spotted my target for landing. My phobia of heights and flying suddenly hit me like a railroad train. I could feel my heart beat from all parts of my body. Gradually, my fears turned into excitement as I longed for the fr...
  • Fears And Differences In Our Schools
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    The Fear of People People fear not succeeding, negative activities in their environment, death, terrorism, etc, but from a multicultural standpoint, we as a whole fear change. Our human race is also fearful of difference. We fear the difference of our religions, color, race, and sexual preferences. We are afraid of things not in our norm and things that stick out in the world. The issue of change and difference is very prevalent in the book I Hear Them Calling My Name: A Journey Through the New ...
  • Fear Holding People Back In Order
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    FEAR: A GOOD OR BAD THING A whole new environment was thrown at the young boy all of a sudden. He had never seen such different people, or so many people altogether. He had reached high school. Before this, he had gone to a small public school, which only consisted of about the number of people in one class in high school, and some classes even surpassed the amount in the entire school. He wasn't sure what to do, where to go; his mind was in a state of blankness. His palms were sweating, along w...
  • People Around The World Fear
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    Everyday there is someone on this earth that fears his or her life from terrorism. Guaranteed that these thoughts didn't come about until after 9/11. When 9/11 happened there was a shock around the world. People were scared to fly. Scared for there lives, everywhere they would go. People should not have to live in this "free" country fearing that they don't want to die because someone doesn't like America, the military or the president of the United States. Wondering how many people actually kne...
  • My Fear Of Supernatural And Evil Spirits
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    Fear Factor Journal H.P. Lovecraft once said "The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear". Everybody has or has dealt with some sort of fear in their life. For some, fear only manifests itself in some form of mild discomfort, but for others it can be so great that it creates an emotional vice-grip and holds it victim captive. I have my share of fears in life. One of these fears, which I have had since childhood, is my fear of supernatural and evil spirits. I am Christian and I believe i...
  • Fear Of Monsters
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    Dragons in America Ian Richards World Literature Hr. 39 September 1996 Monsters or dragons in present day America are feared. Monsters in America consist of politicians, celebrities, and criminals. In America they are portrayed through media, television, and movies. Monsters in America are feared but can also be seen as a source of entertainment. Media and entertainment create most of the fear in Americans. In the news we hear of shooting, killings, and rapes everyday. The media always gives ave...
  • Causes Fear
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    Causes of Fear Fear was originally a developed sense that was supposed to guard us against things that may cause harm to our bodies. It was based on past experiences as well as that "gut feeling" or instinct. In today's world a large amount of fear can be traced back to unreasonable paranoia aroused by the media and movies. These form of mass communication often stirs up many emotions about things like violence and plane crashes and other such rare events. People become so accustomed to seeing i...
  • Order The Save The Accuser's Life
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    For many years people had have beliefs that we all call superstition. If a black cat were to cross someone's path, if someone were to break a mirror, or even to spill salt, they were considered to have bad luck. In one place in particular superstitions were taken to the next level. In Salem Massachusetts in the late seventeenth century some people were believed to be witches. Many people were executed because of their beliefs. There are three main reasons for the executions that took place in Sa...
  • Fear Of God And People
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    St. Benedict and the Fear of the Lord Throughout the ancient world the God's were something that people loved and hated. They did have a certain fear from their gods, but it wasn't like that kind of fear of the Middle Ages. With Christianity coming into full stride, the mentality of the time was that God was something to be feared. This is something of importance, the middle ages are riddled with the fear of god and people spend their whole lives in that constant shadow. This is noticeable in ou...
  • Fear Of The Public
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    Fear Promoting Lies There have been many incidents throughout history where people were forced to be afraid of their peers. At these periods in time, a certain mass hysteria swept the area. Decisions were greatly influenced by the fear of their peers, leading them into governing their life by the public opinions of that time. Throughout The Crucible it is evident that the characters feel as if they lead a public life. Whether it be a reverend, a judge, an accuser, or defendant they live their li...
  • Langston Fears
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    Fear of Humiliation leads to conformity. People agree with others because they fear ridicule or being isolated from the crowd. They fear the idea of not being a part of the whole. They fear isolation or worse, being ostracized by the group. Most people usually have an innate desire to fit in with a group. Consequently, they follow others not because they comply with what the majority is doing, but because they want to be a part of the powerful majority; not the weaker minority. Still those that ...
  • Night O Dark Places O The
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    Throughout time people have been interested in fear. The average reader thinks of fear they probably think of werewolves and vampires. The average movie viewer will probably think of Freddie Krueger or Jason Voorhees. The reason people want horror and suspense is to be scared or paranoid. Lots of people want to be scared in safe ways. The authors job is to find the persons biggest fear, put it into a dark hole, let it rot, and then put it onto paper just to make you think twice about having a pe...
  • The Crucible Hysteria And Suspicion
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    In "The Crucible" fear was what led to hypocrisy and hysteria among other things. In the Salem Witch Trials, fear had some horrible effects. People were hung based on unstable evidence and many lives were ruined. Even in today's society, fear affects us in negative ways. Fear can cause people to act in ways that they never would otherwise. It is a human trait that can lead to hysteria and rash acts, as is shown in "The Crucible". Fear is a feeling of anxiety and agitation caused by the presence ...
  • Hypochondriacs Fear Disease And Death
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    Hypochondriacs Are Lonely People... (Strongly Disagree) Hypochondria stems from the fear of death. It is not healthy to embrace death. Lonely people are the ones who embrace death. People who hide from death are the ones who are not lonely, because if someone is happy, he or she does not want to die. Hypochondria is also the fear of not being able to control one's body. Jean M. Goodwin wrote, "On the whole, "organic" illnesses of the body are viewed as a misfortune over which the victim has litt...
  • Machiavelli Views Human Nature
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    Thomas Hobbes and Machiavelli shared a commonality in the time period in which they each lived. Separated by approximately 100 years, both thinkers were focusing on political theory. Hobbes' theory tended to focus on the social contract between a people and its government. Machiavelli's theory focused on the attributes that formed a successful ruler. Examining both theories, a comparison is evident in that Machiavelli and Hobbes both seem to discuss the human nature of society. In Leviathan, Tho...
  • People Fear Differences In People
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    Am I Not Human? Walking down the street when I was about eight years old, I saw a man who looked and acted differently. This man was in a wheelchair and did not talk; he only rocked back and forth. I was afraid, of what, I don't know. As I walked by I ignored his existence. Only after working with autistic individuals, did I realize that the man I had seen so many years ago in the wheelchair was autistic. I discovered what I was afraid of. I was terrified there was nothing I could do to help him...
  • Bradbury's Fears Fahrenheit 451
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    Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury's Fears Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury's Fears Essay, Research Paper Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury's Fears In the book Fahrenheit 451 the author Ray Bradbury is concerned about many things and I think his fears are exaggerated. In the book he writes about a time in the future where firemen were paid to set books on fire. There are many fears that he has that are related to this. One of his fears is people all people being unhappy because there are no books. In the book he not happy...

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