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  • Distinctions Of Gender In Herland
    523 words
    Are men seen as the problem with our society in Herland? The novel is described as a feminist novel. Yet, this is not exactly a curate. The absence of men in the utopian society may seem extreme to some, and it is. This is how Gilman makes her point. She does not create a world without men because men are terrible creatures who have corrupted the world. The utopia which lacks men is a clean peaceful place, which surpasses in almost every way the competitive societies that we live in. But, it is ...
  • People In Our World
    274 words
    Dear Editor, Throughout the world today there are so many crimes. You can walk down the street and hear words or hatred through the air, peoples difference cause much awry. Though these difference are subtle people act very hastily. There are hate crimes around the world. Some examples of these are assault and battery, vandalism, or threats which involve ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or other minority groups. People who can stand out and hurt a group of people that are unlike themselv...
  • Place After Mrs Ames
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    Analysis of The Astronomer's Wife In the 'Astronomer's Wife' by Kay Boyle, something as simple as a conversation with a plumber about a stopped elbow is enough to trigger an awakening in Mrs. Katherine Ames. When Mrs. Ames realized that the plumber was talking about something she understood (the stopped elbow), she realized that her marital problems were not the result of a division between the sexes; instead, she realized that some men, like the plumber, are as practical as she is, and that som...
  • Military Equipment
    413 words
    America was attacked Tuesday September 11th, 2001. How could we be attacked we are the strongest countries in the world? We have one of the world's strongest economies in the world. We have a massive army with equipment to destroy a whole country. Why would someone do this? Who would do this? Who ever did this doesn't value life. They actually made four of our own planes filled with fuel into bomb. They crashed into three buildings. Attacking a military base is bad enough, but to attack innocent...
  • Sixteen Percent Of People In The World
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    Read Me... If You Can... Throughout my life there has been one thing that I have taken for granted everyday. Even now I am taking it for granted. We all are. This thing is not something you can touch or see. It is an ability that sixteen percent of people in the world live without. That is an estimated 1 040 883 228 people as of March 14, 2005. Can you guess what this ability that the other eighty four percent of the people take for granted? Literacy. It has been a problem for society since the ...
  • Story Of Rigoberta Menchu
    614 words
    Dear Rigoberta Menchu: I have recently read your autobiography I, Rigoberta Menchu, in which your portrayed as an oppressed yet ultimately triumphant victim of classism, racism, colonialism, and of course sexism. In your book you talk about your family, a Quiche Indian family, which was very poor. The small plot of land that the family owned did not produce enough to feed everyone. Life on a plantation was harsh. People lived in crowded sheds with no clean water or toilets. Your people, the nati...
  • Boundaries Of Fra's World
    496 words
    A 16th Century Map of the World In James Cowan's A Mapmaker's Dream, a 16th century roman monk vicariously travels the world without actually leaving the confines of his monastery. The monk, named Fra Mauro, learns of the world through stories told by a variety of travelers. With his newly acquired perception of the world, Fra sets out to chart the lands that were, at that time, still being discovered. From these stories, Fra's perfect map, or mappi mundi as he called it, would be constructed. I...
  • Net
    511 words
    In the 1990's the personal computer revolution turned into the social computer revolution. The thrill of having sophisticated computer power on your desktop turned out to be just the beginning, once your machine could connect to everyone else's via telephone lines. There is a global computer the size of humanity taking shape. Now that everybody can publish their own interests to a world audience on the Net, we learn irreversibly that the world is far stranger and more interesting that we would e...
  • Perfect World
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    Could It Happen Martin Luther King's speech, I Have a Dream, is regarded as on of the most important and influential speeches ever. It caused people to see the injustices of society in the 1960's. I Have a Dream also caused everyone to think about a better world, where everyone is equal. King's speech brought about an idea of a perfect world to millions of people. In order to have a perfect world, almost everything would have to be changed. Life as it has always been known would cease to exist. ...
  • People In World State
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    Humans have always wanted to achieve a utopia, an ideal world where everyone is happy, without any worries or concerns. In Brave New World, Huxley vividly portrays a futuristic society where people are all uniformly! SS satisfied!" with all that they have ever wanted or had. However, their happiness is meaningless since it is conditioned by the powerful absolute rule of the government. Totalitarianism is the ultimate control of an elite group over the masses. Huxley satirizes the idea of authori...
  • Economist's Point Of View A Beggar
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    An old, sick beggar. A sight that brings out the pity in almost any human being. How can it not? A beggar who does not have enough food to eat, no shelter against the rain clothes that are not warm enough. All these things are enough to drive someone crazy. Picture this: you have at least one warm meal every day, you have clothes that can keep you warm in any winter, you have a home to go every night. A beggar has none of these. Imagine you being deprived of even the simplest of your possessions...

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