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Affinity argument

Socrates and Plato discussed the nature of afterlife in the “Phaedo” dialogue. Among four arguments he proposes in the dialogue there is a so-called affinity argument, which later transformed into one of the basic paradigms of western religious philosophy and world-view. The affinity argument concerns immortality of soul.

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Aeneid, The Odyssey, and The Inferno

The Odyssey and The Aeneid are two of the most celebrated and read classical epics. The Odyssey which is centered on a land called Greece, takes the fall of the city of Troy as its starting point and crafts a new epic around the struggle of one of those Greek warriors, the hero Odysseus.

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Aeneas as a Leader

Virgil’s epic poem Aeneid tells the tale of the great leader Aeneas.  His greatness was inevitable considering his parentage.  He was the son of the goddess of sexual love, Venus and a mortal Trojan, Anchises.  He has angered Juno because she knows that Carthage, her favorite city, will one day be destroyed by the Trojans.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Utilitarianism and Deontology

The starkest difference between the ethical theories of utilitarianism and deontology reside in that the former makes ethical decisions based upon consequences and the latter makes decisions based upon principle.

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Effects of ADHD Medication on Child Development

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) according to the National Institute  of Mental Health (n.d.), is a condition that is often seen among pre-school children or those who are in their early school years who have difficulty controlling their behavior and/or paying attention to a specific thing.

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American Society in 1820’s to 1830’s

The America in years 1820’s to 1830’s had jealousy and competitions among American regions and American people per se, in which reformists and reformers considered this as one of the major challenges faced by the U.S. and American society in its entire history.

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American Holocaust; The Conquest of the New World

American Holocaust; The Conquest of the New World was published in 1992. That was an occasion when Americans were celebrating the Quincentennial anniversary of Columbus’ exploration of America.

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The American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society (ACS) was created almost a century ago to fight cancer.  The organization is responsible for the fight to eliminate cancer from their research through the services they offer in order to be a success for their stakeholders.

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Things Fall Apart: portrayal of African women

Whenever blacks and women are linked in discussions by Western feminists, black women are ignored in two ways – as black people and as women (Hooks 1981, 8). Apart from using the analogy between women and black people, Western feminism has also regularly made use of the image of colonial annexation, whereby the Western white […]

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Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart: The Use of Food in the Development of the Novel’s Theme

In his novel Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe draws a lively portrait of a Nigerian people, the Igbo, at the end of the nineteenth century, when the British colonization began in Africa. Chinua Achebe’s main achievement in the novel is that of accurately rendering a complex picture of the African cultural tradition and identity from […]

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School of Labor and Industries

Each individual on Earth is exploring in a physical body new ways of experiencing life. Through this process of discovery, each of us is developing a deeper level of understanding of life and a greater ability to express our essence.

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Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy

Itinerant trading has been the major mode of economic survival for the people of West Africa even before colonization (Anarfi, John et.al. 1997, page 226). This economic practice of migratory trading and the lack of population movement restrictions, according to Anarfi and colleagues, have placed these people especially women to more health hazards like malaria […]

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aAtheism: the Case Against God by George Smith

Does a god exist? This question has undoubtedly been asked, in one form or another, since man has had the ability to communicate. Men have pondered the question, discussed it, argued it, and killed over it. It appears to be a simple question calling for a simple answer, but its simplicity is deceptive.

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The God Boy

The red sari by apirana Taylor and burning boats by Rosie Scott both highlight the issue of poverty. Burning boats is set in New Zealand where poverty is a rear thing. The red sari is set in New Delhi the capital of India where there are millions of people living in poverty.

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Analysis of Book Titles in the Poisonwood Bible

Just like the first book in the Bible, the first book of The Poisonwood Bible is named Genesis. As well as the beginning, Genesis can also mean rebirth. When characters arrive in the Congo they realize the things they brought with them are changed by Africa and can no longer be as they once were. […]

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Nommo and the Bible

A Comparison and Contrast of the Character Names in The Poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingslover writes a book entitled, The Poisonwood Bible that explore the effects one culture has on another.

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What Would Jesus Do

“What would Jesus do?” That was the question that still haunted Jasper Chase today and five years later after leaving the small town of Raymond. While sitting at the little cafe, he remembered a time in his life when a preacher, Henry Maxwell, asked for people to make a pledge that for one year, before […]

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Christianity vs. Materialism

Just two weeks ago I was in Radio Shack looking at a pair of head phones I wanted. Though merely forty dollars, I couldn’t at first bring myself to buy them. Why? Because that was money I could give to God, and allow for Him to use it for His glory. I didn’t buy them. […]

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Big words with simple meanings, fancy words list

Big words and definitions, list of long words. Abbreviate – to shorten, abridge Abstinence – the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., eating or drinking Adulation – high praise Adversity – misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events Aesthetic – pertaining to beauty or the arts Amicable – friendly, agreeable (See more here)

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