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  • Object In The State Of Action
    472 words
    I have chosen to write St. Thomas Aquinas' proof citing motion as proof of the existence of God. Although I must admit to being a little confused the wording, I see it as being in terms of ability too, act of, and the first to act. The ability too, is the potential of the object to act. This potential cannot be converted to the act unless acted upon by another object already in the state of action. An example, as used in the book, of the object that would be considered to have potentiality would...
  • Good Relations With Other States
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    In order to evaluate one's actions whether they are moral or not, we use many moral dilemmas. One of them is Kant's categorical imperative. This essay presents Kant's project of categorical imperative. Then, I will explain that rulers should appeal to Kant's categorical imperative when making foreign policy decision. In order to support my point of view, I will give importance to the reasons of why rulers appeal to categorical imperative when making foreign policy, so I have two reasons for this...
  • Equal Amount Of Slave And Free States
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    Geographic factors often influence United States government actions, both foreign and domestic. Some of these factors include location, physical environment, movement of people, climate, and resources. Although these geographic factors can lead to increase in our countries land size and some positive outcomes, there are also chances for negative outcomes. One action taken by the United States government that was influenced by geographic factors was the Louisiana Purchase. There were many histori...
  • Advocates Of Affirmative Action
    984 words
    I. Affirmative Action AFFIRMATIVE ACTION I.? We didn? t land on Plymouth Rock, my brothers and sisters? Plymouth Rock landed on us!? Malcolm X's observation is brought out by the facts of American History. Snatched from their native land, transported thousands of miles? in a nightmare of disease and death? and sold into slavery, blacks were reduced to the legal status of farm animals. Even after emancipation, blacks were segregated from whites? in some states by law, and by social practice almos...
  • Affirmative Action Programs
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    The problem of discrimination has been around since the writing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. The U.S. Constitution said nothing of equality; instead, it "legitimized the institution of slavery. ' The Emancipation Proclamation issued January 1, 1863, set slaves in the confederate states free. The Thirteenth Amendment permanently abolished slavery. The former confederate states, not wanting to let go of their control over blacks, established the restrictive "Black Codes. ' The Civil...

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