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Censorship2 Censorship Since the beginning of art and entertainment society has tried to censor the public from the so called “influences” of art, television, movies, and music. Censorship is suppose to protect the children from seeing form of sex, violence, profanity and drugs. If its suppose to protect the children from seeing these thing why do I see so many children doing those things. Society blames entertainment and I blame the parents. I believe the only real influence in a child life is
Censorship3 Censorship should be Censored by our Society In today’s society there is an issue of whether or not certain topics that aren’t fully accepted by our culture should have set restrictions on them to prevent any individuals from being offended. This ideal concept of conforming everyone in a given group to accept and hold the same views has come about as a process known as censorship. Censorship is defined as “The change in the access status of material, made by a governing authority or
Censorship3 Censorship should be Censored by our Society In today’s society there is an issue of whether or not certain topics that aren’t fully accepted by our culture should have set restrictions on them to prevent any individuals from being offended. This ideal concept of conforming everyone in a given group to accept and hold the same views has come about as a process known as censorship. Censorship is defined as “The change in the access status of material, made by a governing authority or
Charlie The most successful comedian of all time went by the name of Charlie Chaplin. It was said by many that Charlie Chaplin was the creator of comedy, while others considered him a genius. Charlie Chaplin could make people laugh even with no sound. And even though his films were black and white he put a lot of color into everyone\'s life. Charlie Chaplin was a man with many talents and despite his rough childhood he strived to become the legend he is today The creator of comedy was born in Lo
Children ˙ The behavior children exhibit is influenced by environmental conditions, however to a lesser extent than the biological factors that influence behavior, unless the child is severely abused. The environmental factors have a limited impact when it comes to how a certain individual will behave when faced with certain conditions. Children may be taught how to react in certain situations, but just because they see a violent movie or play a violent video game they are not going to go to sch
Children ˙ The behavior children exhibit is influenced by environmental conditions, however to a lesser extent than the biological factors that influence behavior, unless the child is severely abused. The environmental factors have a limited impact when it comes to how a certain individual will behave when faced with certain conditions. Children may be taught how to react in certain situations, but just because they see a violent movie or play a violent video game they are not going to go to sch
Chivalry1 When Chivalry first began, many citizens felt this was mostly for the courtship of women. However, this also included such things as proper etiquette at the dinner table, generosity toward females, and the aspect of religion to the church. Becoming a knight was not an easy task at all. The whole process was more of an apprenticeship program like in today’s society. First, at about the age of seven, you were to go to the house of a noble and be their squire. Throughout this period, the
Christian Rock Music Conservative Christian Claims and Secular Popular Culture As I have mentioned, both Traditionalists and Progressivists are wary about secular forms of popular culture. Traditionalists argue that most forms of popular culture are inherently evil and therefore to be avoided. Progressivists however, argue that the content must be analyzed for conflicting messages. Secular items of popular culture are forbidden if messages that are antithetical to conservative Christianity are f
Cinematic Aspects of Cave Art Kristine McCarthy October 1, 2000 Cinematic Aspects of Cave Art by Edward Watchel I think Watchel formed a very good, accurate arguement in saying that cave paintings are cinematic. Much like movies, when cave paintings are seen in a certain way they show qualities that can be seen as cinematic. Once you look at cave paintings under a firelight things are seen much differently. They seem to move, disappear, reapper, and even change shape and color, just like a movie
Cinematic Aspects of Cave Art1 Kristine McCarthy October 1, 2000 Cinematic Aspects of Cave Art by Edward Watchel I think Watchel formed a very good, accurate arguement in saying that cave paintings are cinematic. Much like movies, when cave paintings are seen in a certain way they show qualities that can be seen as cinematic. Once you look at cave paintings under a firelight things are seen much differently. They seem to move, disappear, reapper, and even change shape and color, just like a movi
cinematography Cinematography: Everything You Need To Know (sin-uh-muh-tahg\'-ruh-fee) Cinematography is the technique and art of making motion pictures, which are a sequence of photographs of a single subject that are taken over time and then projected in the same sequence to create an illusion of motion. Each image of a moving object is slightly different from the preceding one. Projector Motion-picture projector projects the sequence of picture frames contained on a ribbon of film, in their p
Classification Essay Poised motionless near the back door of the twentieth-century, we ponder memories of the past with a daydreaming stare. Before we turn off the lights and lock the doors of the twentieth-century, we take one last look through the century in which we were nurtured and our world lived for so long. The deep engraved scratches upon the walls of the twentieth century serve to jog our national memory to painful events as well as amazing accomplishments. After much reflective though
Clerks Founder of Slacker Comedy Clerks Clerks, Kevin Smith’s 1994 debut as a writer and director of full-length films, made the “slacker comedy” genre famous. Slacker comedy is a genre essentially characterized by low budget filming, lower class characters and urban settings. Following the fairly successful formula of the 1991 release of Slacker, Clerks shows a day in the life of a couple of main characters with little action, but lots of dialogue. The cheap, black and white camera, used becaus
cloning in america today During the past few centuries, technology has reached a new level. With breakthroughs from the invention of electricity to the development of the Internet, these advances have made a huge impact on society. Every day brings the question of what will come next, and what technologies will further enhance the world. Science fiction novels and movies are essentially based on the wonder of future technologies. One of the biggest issues in the development of technology is clon
cloning13 During the past few centuries, technology has reached a new level. With breakthroughs from the invention of electricity to the development of the Internet, these advances have made a huge impact on society. Every day brings the question of what will come next, and what technologies will further enhance the world. Science fiction novels and movies are essentially based on the wonder of future technologies. One of the biggest issues in the development of technology is cloning. The word c
cloning15 When one thinks of cloning, what comes to mind? Movies such as “Multiplicity” can give the layperson a much-distorted image of cloning. In this particular movie, actor Michael Keaton plays a father who cannot handle his crazily busy lifestyle. In an effort to be the perfect father, husband and employee, he has himself cloned easily at a nearby medical center. The three clones each have their own personality: one is sarcastic and bitter, one is sweet and sensitive and one is a half-wit
CO2 Lasers Carbon Dioxide Lasers Carbon dioxide lasers are one of the most powerful lasers ever constructed. The word “LASER” stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Lasers are devices that amplify light and produce light beams, ranging from infrared to ultraviolet. A light beam is consistent when its waves or photons, increase while mixing together. Laser light can be extremely intense, highly directional and very pure in color. Gas lasers such as the carbon dioxide
cold war3 Some say that it is useless to speak of world peace or world law or world disarmament - and that it will be useless until the leaders of the Soviet Union adopt a more enlightened attitude. I hope they do. I believe we can help them to do it. But I also believe that we must reexamine our own attitude -as individuals and as a Nation - for our attitude is as essential as theirs. And every graduate of this school, every thoughtful citizen who despairs of war and wishes to bring peace, shou
COLLECTIVE MEMORY Collective memory is a dynamic topic that can be discussed through a number of disciplines. In my paper I will attempt to dissect this subject of collective memory as clear and consisely as possible through the exploration of narratives, novels, music, poetry and history. Collective memory is defined as the breadth of procedural knowledge the community acquires through experience when interacting with each other and the world. Research in collective memory is a relatively new a
comparison of 1984 and brave new world A Brave New World is a story about Bernard Marx, who rejects his society because he finds that he is not satisfied with living a controlled life. 1984 is a story about Winston who finds forbidden love within the restrictions of his society. These books are both in the same genre, so they can be easily compared and contrasted. The main similarities in the two pieces are the topics of the novels, the endings of the books, the nature of the characters, the way
Comparisons of Real and Fiction Chris Roberts 12-7-99 College Writing Ms. Dillon Comparisons of Real and Fiction While reading the book Theft by Joyce Carol Oates I found that often enough or for the whole time I did not think that the story was fiction at all. It drew me into its reality and then gave it an ending for me to rest on. The biggest part of this story to making someone think it is a real true life story of someone’s, was the ending when it told what happened to everyone, “That fall,
computer Computer Crime By: John Sforza Sforza-1 John Sforza Miss. Hilleman English 10R December 7, 1999 Computer Crime Computer crime is defined as "a criminal act that has been committed With a computer as the principle tool"(Judson, 30). These computer criminals are people with advanced knowledge of operating systems, phone systems, and other computer related devices. Some computer criminals break into other peoples computers, and steal data, these criminals are known as hackers. Yet others
computer Computer Crime By: John Sforza Sforza-1 John Sforza Miss. Hilleman English 10R December 7, 1999 Computer Crime Computer crime is defined as "a criminal act that has been committed With a computer as the principle tool"(Judson, 30). These computer criminals are people with advanced knowledge of operating systems, phone systems, and other computer related devices. Some computer criminals break into other peoples computers, and steal data, these criminals are known as hackers. Yet others
computer2 DEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTERS OVER THE DECADES What is a computer? A Computer is an electronic device that can receive a set of instructions, or program, and then carry out this program by performing calculations on numerical data or by compiling and correlating other forms of information. Thesis Statement:- The modern world of high technology could not have come about except for the development of the computer. Different types and sizes of computers find uses throughout society in the stor
Computerbased training COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING Computer-based training (CBT) instruction is a very diverse and rapidly expanding spectrum of computer technologies that can assist anyone from a child to a doctor in teaching and learning a particular skill or process. This paper will describe the types of CBT and the disadvantages and advantages of using CBT. Examples of CBT applications include guided drill and practice exercises on learning a science such as physics or mathematics; the computeri
copyright laws What copyright is may be summed up as: 3.1 [...] a type of property right which is founded on a person\'s creative skill and labour. It is designed to prevent the unauthorised use by others of a work, that is, the original form in which an idea or information has been expressed by the creator. 3.2 Copyright is not a tangible thing. It is made up of a bundle of exclusive economic rights to do certain acts with an original work or other copyright subject-matter.FN9 FN9 Copyright Law
cosmetic surgery Thesis statement: With the growing popularity of cosmetic surgery since the 1950s, plastic surgery has become misidentified with beauty surgery, when, in fact, a large percentage of procedures serve a medical purpose. Outline I. Definition of plastic surgery A. Examples of early procedures B. Requirements of a plastic surgeon II. Common procedures A. Face 1. Facelift 2. Rhinoplasty B. Hands 1. Tendon grafting 2. Muscle transfer III. Real-life examples A. Geni Hefner 1. Spousal a
crazy horse In the nineteenth century the most dominant nation in the western plains was the Sioux Nation. This nation was divided into seven tribes: Oglala’s, Brule’, Minneconjou, Hunkpapa, No Bow, Two Kettle, and the Blackfoot. Of these tribes they had different band. The Hunkpatila was one band of the Oglala’s (Guttmacher 12). One of the greatest war chiefs of all times came from this band. His name was Crazy Horse. Crazy Horse was not given this name, on his birth date in the fall of 1841. H
crime Violence: Does It Have an Effect? By: KL Watching violence in movies increases the risk of some people\'s acting aggressively. Many people have problems linking media violence with violence in real-life. Only small percentages that watch violence are responsible for violent acts. Most people unaffected by it. Even though doctors, lawyers, juries, and judges cannot establish a direct link between media violence with violence in society, they still can make conclusions from data. Media viole
crime1 Juveniles Children and violence, were does it start? Some experts say that children from violent environments at home are more likely to commit crimes then others. Some very young children will witness crime at the home and think that it is ok, not knowing what is right and wrong. How can one stop this act from occurring, or put the children in the right environment. There are different ways that you could save a child from witnessing violence, or perhaps if the child has already seen som
Cruel Intentions There were a lot of good movies to choose from. I thought long and hard on which movie to choose. Finally, I chose Cruel Intentions. I rented this movie when it first came out on videotape and I really enjoyed watching it. I guess I liked it because it was taken place in my time and my generation. Cruel Intentions is one of many movies made based on the novel “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” by Pierre Laclos. The movie stars Sarah Michelle Gellar who plays Kathryn Merteuil. Ryan Phill
Cultural Assumptions Cultural Assumptions A man walks into Footaction to browse the wide selection of shoes and apparel that the store has to offer. As he comes across a pair of shoes that have some Chinese writing on it, he automatically turns around and asks Chris, an Asian sales associate at Footaction, what it says. Chris, who is not of Chinese decent, tells him that he does not know. The customer says, “Well, aren’t you Chinese?” Chris replies, “No I’m not, I am Vietnamese”. “Vietnamese, Ch
Cyrano de Bergerac1 Cyrano de Bergerac Edmond Rostand was born in Marseilles, France in 1868 and he died in 1918. He was an author who mainly wrote romantic plays, mostly in verse, that provided strong roles for generations of actors. Rostands first drama was Les Romanesques, and it was produced in Paris in 1894. It became an American musical that was had the longest run in history. He achieved fame with Cyrano de Bergerac; a play based on an actual person. It has become a theatrical classic an
da fall As we approach the new millenium, the Hip-Hop culture that we know and love is quickly becoming an enterprise for rich marketers to exploit. The culture has been divided so much, now people only know Hip-Hop as "rap music" and not as the culture that it once was. The problem is that Hip-Hop music is such an influencing medium for the youth to communicate with, that people all around the world have gained a respect for Hip-Hop that they don’t usually have for any other kinds of music. Thu
Dawn Powell The story “The Happy Island” has a very interesting author who led a very interesting life, Dawn Powell. The story took place in the 1930’s which was an extremely important decade and it had a lot to do with advances in history. In order to gain a better understanding of the book, information about the author, the time period and about the actual book, must be talked about. The Happy Island depicted the 1930’s quite well, and the story compared a little with the author’s life. Dawn P
Decriminalize Marijuana for the Good of America Decriminalize Marijuana for the Good of America Currently, drugs remain high on the lists of concerns of Americans and are considered one of the major problems facing our country today. We see stories on the news about people being killed on the street every day over drugs. To many people drugs are only an inner-city problem, but in reality they affect all of us - users and non-users. I believe that the negative affects we associate with drugs woul
democracy vs individualism The Relationship Between Democracy & Individualism A modern dictionary might define democracy as a state of government. However, the concept of democracy can be interpreted as a state in society and a way of life. Things like equality, the right to vote, and majority rule come to mind when speaking of Democracy. It is intended to let everyone express his or her own opinion without consequence. This expression of individual thoughts is related to the concept of individu
depression2 ˙Part I There are many different illnesses that have plagued people in the past, present, and will continue on into the future. Most illnesses are physical, but there are also many that are mental. Depression is found to be one of the most common mental illnesses known to man. Depression breaks down one’s emotions to the point where nothing makes them happy and they feel life is worthless. By reading “Sylvia Plath” by Carol King Barnard, one can see how dramatically change when they
depression2 ˙Part I There are many different illnesses that have plagued people in the past, present, and will continue on into the future. Most illnesses are physical, but there are also many that are mental. Depression is found to be one of the most common mental illnesses known to man. Depression breaks down one’s emotions to the point where nothing makes them happy and they feel life is worthless. By reading “Sylvia Plath” by Carol King Barnard, one can see how dramatically change when they
Describe A Person Who has Influenced Yoy Describe A Person who has Influenced You Everyone is affected by certain events or individuals that greatly change their life. Many people have influenced me during my life. Three wonderful friends that have had a special effect on me are Robert, Tiffany and Ashley. In the four years that I have known them well, they have been my best friends, and have helped to transform me from a lonely middle school scholar into a happy senior with a decent social life
dgdg media violence By: kenny fuller E-mail: [email protected] Kenny Fuller Health The Impact of Media Violence I was reading in some of my information and it was talking about how “monkey see, monkey do” is a popular saying now days. Sixty years ago the television was invented. People looked at it as a technological curiosity ( I got that part from the info). For some people now days TV is their best friend. Most of them are little kids. TV shows the news, tries to make us buy certain thin
diamound in the rough Diamond in the rough Why Master P is set apart from all the other hard-core rappers? He owns his own music company and built his empire around No Limit (the hottest in the business). He was almost a NBA player, and he owns his own line of dolls (the Master P doll). His company makes a net worth each year of $361 million. His record company sold 26 million records in 1998, more then any other rap company. He also has made a lot of money in staring and directing in movies tha
Digital Media Its Impact on the Film Industry Digital Media: It’s Impact on the Film Industry The popularity of the Internet and home computing has had a dramatic effect on day-to-day life in America and the rest of the modern world. It has changed the way we work, play and even communicate. What was once only available to college students at large universities, and corporations, now is easily accessible by anyone. The so-called Digital Revolution has had a profound impact on many industries, th
Digital Revolution Abstract This essay intends to discuss the following statement; Digital Broadcasting will have a fundamental effect on viewing patterns, popular culture and audience identity. This will be done firstly by looking at the history of the BBC and the original intention of Public Service Broadcasting. It will discuss how by John Reith’s successful approach to broadcasting, the BBC became a National Institution creating popular culture and a National Identity. It will examine how th
Disney Princesses similar but different ROUGH DRAFT- Compare/Contrast Essay #910711 February 14, 2000 Advanced Comp- block 2 Disney Princesses: similar, but different It would cause some people to laugh if I were to say that all leading characters in Disney movies were the same. To anyone who has seen at least a few, that notion is absurd. Even in tales of Walt Disney, not every hero wins the war, nor every princess her prince. In the classic Disney love stories of "Cinderella" and "A Little Mer
do ufos exist Do UFOs Exist? I have gathered many sources and have come to the conclusion that UFOs do exist. Sightings of unusual aerial phenomena date back to ancient times, but only after 1947, have UFOs been widely discussed because of publication world wide. Many things support this concept such as sightings, crop circles, encounters, and abductions. At least 90% of UFO sightings can be identified as conventional objects, Although time-consuming investigations are necessary for such identif
Dracula Dracula The aspect of Dracula that makes it so frightening, as opposed to contemporary horror, is that of the strong persona of Count Dracula himself. For all of the terror he inspires, The Count has few appearances in the novel, instead using his mystique to frighten the reader. While nearly all current books and films in the horror genre focus on the aspects of violence and shock appeal, Dracula uses the element of suspense to captivate the reader. By using the element of fear, Bram St
Dragon ball z web pages When I think of cartoons, I think of Dragon Ball Z. dragon Ball Z is an Anime series from Japan, currently airing on cartoon Network. When I received this assignment I knew what I wanted to do, visit Dragon Ball Z sites, and do some compare and contrast. The sites I visited are blackgoku.com ( Da Black Goku’s Dragon Ball Z Collection), dbzn.rpgn.com ( DBZ Network), and dragonballz.fanshots.com (Scotty’s Dragon Ball Information Site). All of these sites had basically the s
Edward Gein Ed Gein was born at the turn of the century into the small farming community of Plainfield, Wisconsin. Gein lived on his family homestead with a weak, ineffectual brother and domineering mother who taught him from an early age that sex was a sinful thing. Eddie ran the family\'s 160-acre farm on the outskirts of Plainfield until his brother Henry died in 1944 and his mother in 1945. When she died her son was a thirty-nine-year-old bachelor, still emotionally enslaved to the woman who
Effectiveness of Dracula THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DRACULA TODAY Bram Stoker having published it in 1897, Dracula has been around for over 200 years. While many works written in the same time period are nonexistent today, Stoker wrote a masterpiece still distributed furiously throughout the world. Many of the things that make Dracula effective are the same things that audiences cry out for in contemporary entertainment. One appealing attribute the book has is its suspenseful nature. Stoker creates te