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  • Colors In Some Of The People
    734 words
    The other day while over a friend's house we started watching the movie Pleasantville. At first I thought it looked terrible and was actually about to leave when I realized that the whole movie was based on the functionalist perspective of sociology. The movie was about a brother and sister from the 90's who get zapped into the 50's television show Pleasantville where everything is perfect and nothing ever goes wrong. Throughout the movie their ideas contaminate the people and things are no long...
  • Bono's Concept Of The Six Thinking Hats
    782 words
    Six Thinking Hats Edward De Bono (Little, Brown and Company, 1985) Thinking with Hats Six Thinking Hats offers an original way to think. The author, Edward De Bono, has created an idiom to make decisions making, communication, and thinking more effective. De Bono believes thinking is the ultimate human resource and that we should want to improve upon it. He suggests that the main difficulty of thinking is confusion and that we try to do too much at once. In his book he puts forward a simple conc...
  • Small Change In Her Life
    829 words
    If you think about it, today's world is not such what we call "user-friendly" place. Unemployment, severe diseases, global droughts and other dreadful natural disasters that are about to happen to our lives. Even better, the more time passes, the more chances you get to face them in the future. But what the heck, everyone will eventually face all of those problems one day. Danger, devotion, abomination, curiosity, and alterations are always present in our lives. You might think that Pleasantvill...
  • Creole New Orleans
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    Shattered dreams. Broken promises. They were hung between freedom and slavery. They struggled to find a different kind of freedom and independency where justice has yet to exist and racism wasn't just a part of life, but what life was all about. New Orleans New Orleans is a city in southern Louisiana, located on the Mississippi River. Most of the city is situated on the east bank, between the river and Lake Pontchartrain to the north. Because it was built on a great turn of the river, it is know...
  • Civil War The Creoles Of Color
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    The Rise and Decline of the Creoles of Color The Creoles of color made many great strides in closing the social gap between blacks and whites. This they achieved at a time when most, if not all, basic freedoms were being denied to nonwhites. As a group, these Creoles achieved a great amount of success. many acquired vast fortunes, owning plantations and slaves. What happened to this group of people during the course of history When American culture began to take the place of French culture in Lo...
  • Racist
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    There is no doubt that racism exists in the United States. Almost everyone can admit this. The interesting part is that some people will admit that they themselves are racist while others will claim that they are enlightened and that they are not racist or prejudiced. The truth is that the one who can admit he is racist is actually the enlightened one. Someone who claims he is enlightened and that he does not see color is in the dark, he is unenlightened. It is a sad truth that being racist is m...
  • Obi Colors Like The Kimono
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    Rules For Women In Wearing Kimonos In Japan today, most people wear Western clothes in their everyday life, but the traditional Japanese clothing -kimono- is still popular. Kimono is a complex costume. This complication is shown in the rules in the standard dressing formula. There are a lot of rules about wearing a kimono, from choosing a suitable kimono and wearing a kimono to acting and walking while wearing it. The most complicated thing in wearing a kimono is how to choose a suitable one bec...

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