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I think your gun control views are the views of some-one that does not hunt, probably has never hunted, and maybe has never target practiced with a gun. I am 19 and have had a great fascination my whole life with firearms. I really enjoy hunting and target practice. In the great rush to prohibit firearms from "bad" people (felons), MY rights will be trampled on if any more gun control is passed on a federal or state level. I do not want to give up my right to own an ak-47 because some dumb-ass
Firearms, Gun politics in the United States, Gun control, Politics
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Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. He was the son of Robert Waring Darwin and his wife Susannah, and the grandson of the scientist Erasmus Darwin. His mother died when he was eight years old, and he was brought up by his sister. He was taught the classics at Shrewsbury, then sent to Edinburgh to study medicine, which he hated. Like many modern students Darwin only excelled in subjects that intrigued him. Although his father was a physician, Darwin was uninterested in medicine an
Fellows of the Royal Society, DarwinWedgwood family, Charles Darwin, Coleopterists, Evolutionary biologists, Darwin, On the Origin of Species, Alfred Russel Wallace, Charles Lyell, Creation, Natural selection, Inception of Darwin's theory
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Adolf Hitler did not live a very long life, but during his time he caused such a great deal of death and destruction that his actions still have an effect on the world nearly 50 years later. People ask what could\'ve happen to this small sickly boy during his childhood that would\'ve led him do such horrible things? For Adolf it might have been society, rejection from his father, failure as an artist or was he born to hate? Adolf was born in Braunau, Austria in 1889. His father, Alois was a min
Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, Fhrer, Political views of Adolf Hitler, Military career of Adolf Hitler
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Dream) To what extent has the love potion affected the relationship between Helena and Hermia? Hermia and Helena\'s relationship has changed greatly after the intervention of Puck with the love potion. Once best friends, they have become each others enemies, and all for the love of Lysander and Demetrius. Hermia and Helena were best friends when they were at school. "All school-days\' friendship, childhood innocence?" (Act 3, Scene 2, Line 201, Helena) They had complete trust in each other, tel
Hermia, Helena, Demetrius, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Love-in-idleness, Puck, Egeus, The Dream
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The Handmaid\'s Tale This is a futuristic novel that takes place in northern USA sometime in the beginning of the twenty-first century, in the oppressive and totalitarian Republic of Gilead. The regime demands high moral, retribution and a virtuous lifestyle. The Bible is the guiding principle. As a result of the sexual freedom, free abortion and a high increase of venereal diseases at the end of the twentieth century, many women, (and men also, but that is forbidden to say), are sterile. The wo
The Handmaid's Tale, Operas, Handmaiden, The Handmaid, Gilead, Dystopia
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The Cold war can be considered as one of the longest wars in history, it involved the two super powers of the time the USA and the USSR. (West and East). Both of these countries were governed under two very different ideologies, the USA had a democratic capitalist system while the USSR was a one-party communist state. The communist ideology is based on the idea that the rights of individual people are less important then the rights of society as a whole. On the other hand the USA capitalist ide
Military history by country, International relations, Military history, GermanySoviet Union relations, Foreign relations of the Soviet Union, Nuclear warfare, Joseph Stalin, Communism in Russia, Yalta Conference, MolotovRibbentrop Pact, Cold War, Eastern Bloc
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Wikipedia encyclopedia suggests “the word experience may refer (somewhat ambiguously) both to mentally unprocessed immediately-perceived events as well as to the purported wisdom gained in subsequent reflection on those events or interpretation of them. Most wisdom-experience accumulates over a period of time, though one can also experience (and gain general wisdom-experience from) a single specific momentary event.” In novels On the Road and Saint Maybe, by Jack Kerouac and Anne Tyler, the aut
Counterculture of the 1960s, On the Road, North Beach, San Francisco, Jack Kerouac, Saint Maybe
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interactive classroom versus non-interactive class Willmott once said,” education is the apprenticeship of life.” True it may sound but education has its own constraints too. Importance of education lies in ‘how’ it is imparted than ‘what’ is imparted. Educationists worldwide suggest that there exist two types of teaching methods. One is where the teacher speaks i.e. authoritarian classroom and the other where there is interaction between the teacher and the student i.e. democratic classroom. In
Teaching, Educational psychology, Classroom, Rooms, Educational technology, Teaching method, Teacher, Classroom management
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There were many differences between these two countries (India and Mesopotamia). They had very little amount of similarities but they had a very strong equal amount of life format. Mesopotamia believed that there was no afterlife and that it was called the place of no return. They were polytheistic and that meant that they had an intense belief that nature gods are responsible for life. They also had a very different social class order, which was in: Rulers or lord/Priests Free commoners: like
Shabda, Spirituality, Indian religions, Esoteric Christianity, Philosophy of mind, Reincarnation, Karma in Hinduism, Karma, Hinduism, Untouchability, Mesopotamia, Polytheism
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Henri Matisse Woman With the Hat, 1905 Oil on Canvas 31’ x 23.5’ San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Henri Matisse’s Woman with a Hat (1905, is on display at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Woman with a Hat is a classic fauve extravaganza of wild color. It is oil on canvas; 31.75 by 35.5 inches. The first thing one notices about the painting is the color, it’s everywhere. The painting looks like a splattering of garish color. Green stands out instantly, as it dominates a good deal of the
Color, Optical spectrum, Rainbow, Web colors, Color Field, Henri Matisse, Red, Hue, Blue, Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence, Color analysis
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Buddha "I am not a man. Those evil influences, those lusts, whose non-destruction would have individualised me as... a man, I have completely annihilated. Know, therefore... that I am a Buddha." - Gautama Buddha, from the Pali scriptures (Goddard, page 5) Throughout history there have been hundreds of influential figures. Some are well-known for their charitableness or kindness, or for their supreme knowledge which contributed to the growth of humanity. Others are noted for their religious, lite
Buddha "I am not a man. Those evil influences, those lusts, whose non-destruction would have individualised me as... a man, I have completely annihilated. Know, therefore... that I am a Buddha." - Gautama Buddha, from the Pali scriptures (Goddard, page 5) Throughout history there have been hundreds of influential figures. Some are well-known for their charitableness or kindness, or for their supreme knowledge which contributed to the growth of humanity. Others are noted for their religious, lite
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EDGAR ALLAN POE BIOGRAPHY Through Edgar Allan Poe\'s magnificent style of writing, he provided the world with some of the most mystifying poems and short stories. Although not appreciated during his time, Poe has gained considerable recognition after his death. James Russel Lowell stated, in a book by Louis Broussard, "He combines in a very remarkable manner two faculties which are seldom found united: a power of influencing the mind of the reader by the impalpable shadows of mystery, and a minu
Gay Lussac Thesis: Sarah Orne Jewett, a native of Maine, was one of the first and most skilled members of the local color movement in literature. I. The Life of Sarah Orne Jewett A. Looking Back B. The rise and fall II. Jewett\'s Style of Writing A. Why write? B. Style of Writing C. How it affects today\'s literature III. The Country of the Pointed Firs A. The people and places B. Simple society C. A triumph of style Sarah Orne Jewett, a native of Maine, was one of the first and most skilled mem
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HSTruman Truman by lindsey leverett Harry S. Truman. ÓEarly Life Harry S. Truman, the oldest of three children born to Martha Ellen Young Truman and John Anderson Truman, was born in his familyÕs small frame house in Lamar, Missouri, in 1884. Truman had no middle name; his parents apparently gave him the middle initial S. because two family relatives names started with that letter. When Truman was six years old, his family moved to Independence, Missouri, where he attended the Presbyterian Churc
Langston Hughes4 Langston Hughes is a well- known poet who lived in the twentieth century. He wrote many poems mainly with jazz and black folk rhymes. He is remembered for his great poetry and his self- biographies. He is one of the most famous authors in the world. Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri. His parents are James Nathaniel (father) and Carrie Mercer (mother); his grandmother took care of him in Lawrence, Kansas after his parents divorced He began writing at a young age and ha