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Karl Marx, the founder of modern socialism and communism and son of a lawyer was born on 5 May 1818 in Trier, and received his classical education. He studied jurisprudence at Bonn and later in Berlin, his obsession with philosophy turned him away from law. However, after spending five years in the "metropolis of intellectuals," he returned to Bonn aiming to habilitate in 1841 (The Life and . . . .

Should Britain (UK) Adopt the Euro?

Introduction

Since the introduction of the euro and the smoother-than-many-had-anticipated conversion from a theoretical to an actual currency, there is likely to be ever-more increasing debate within Britain over whether it too should join the euro community. This debate will no doubt be speeded by the Labour Party's interest in determining . . . .

ANGELA'S ASHES

The Container: I have two ideas about the container. One would be a book, that is hollowed out to hold the items. Frank McCourt always loved books, and it is what made him the man he is now, a writer, a teacher, and a legend. The other would be some kind of container that held alcohol. McCourt always had a sense of humor, even about the most awful things that happened in . . . .

On the European continent the struggle between authoritarian and libertarian principles developed around religious rather than secular issues. During the Reformation, freedom of religious belief and practice was a primary concern because of the fear of external or internal threat among the people of Europe. With that in mind, some governing would constrain the rights of people so that they . . . .

Best/Defective Regimes: Aristotle

Aristotle was one of the first political philosophers to allow that all regimes are not the same to all people. Indeed, political regimes are more subjective in their quality, often, then objective. But, after permitting these deviations, Aristotle is quite adamant about the better regimes and the type of people who populate them.

Good men are . . . .

What is a correct and defective regime under Aristotle?

Aristotle was perhaps the first political philosopher to allow that all regimes are not the same to all people. Indeed, political regimes are more subjective in their quality, often, then objective. But, after permitting these deviations, Aristotle was quite adamant about the better regimes and the type of people who populate them . . . .

A Timely Subversion: The Role of Politics and Pressure in the Nazi Rise to Power

Following the end of World War I, the people of Germany felt the consequences of their loss coupled with the reverberations of the American stock market crash. The effects of the Great Depression only trickled down slowly to the small German town of "Thalburg," the fictitious name of a real town whose . . . .

Pearl Jam's "Do the Evolution" is a modern take on the evolution of mankind. Written from a social perspective, the song critiques the conceit that humans are somehow "superior" because they are the most highly evolved, or complex organism on Earth. The complete lyrics for Do the Evolution are listed at the end of this essay.

Pearl Jam's frontman, Eddie Venter, has quickly become the . . . .

World War II, which took place from 1939-1945, was waged by the Allied Nations as a struggle for freedom against the evil and totalitarian regimes that existed in Germany, Italy and Japan.

Leaders of the War

There were several leaders that made decisions that contributed to the start and end of WWII. Adolf Hitler, who became the leader of Germany during the Great Depression, is . . . .

Joanne Greenberg's I Never Promised You A Rose Garden is a semi-autobiographical novel depicting the pain and suffering of schizophrenia. Greenberg goes beyond self-indulgence and instead tackles the bigger issues that accompany mental illness, including the prejudices and sentiments of family members and peer groups.

Deborah Blau, the protagonist in I Never Promised You A Rose Garden, . . . .

My name is Anna Putin, I am writing this paper to share with you my life story and some American History. Throughout this paper we will discuss the many changes that took place in America between World War I and the 1970's. We will discuss the causes of the war and its aftermath. We will also present facts about World War II, the Cold War, the Korean War and Vietnam. In addition we will . . . .

Upon the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus in 1492, American history has been enriched with numerous events that are vital to its growth as one of the world's most powerful nations.

One of the most memorable and momentous periods in US history occurred during the time between the year of the World War I and 1970s. During this period of time, many significant events occurred, . . . .

THE COLD WAR

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the Cold War. Specifically, it will discuss the various causes that led to and accentuated the Cold War, and look at its affect on modern scientific developments in arms and the space race. The Cold War led to developments in rocketry and science that have given rise to new technologies that the world . . . .

most significant medical advancements in medicine and health

Abstract

Objective:

Write a three-page paper on what you believe is the most significant medical advancement (s) in medicine and health and support your argument.

Methodology:

Review relevant material to support the topic.

Conclusion:

Genetic engineering is one of the most significant . . . .

Antiquated Nemesis

The Rebel, by Albert Camus, is a distinctly modern book. There is very little written here that would have been defensive, or even coherent, in the light of the world as it was just 200 years ago. This is a book illuminated by the informed by the libraries of Nuremberg and illuminated by the fires of St. Petersburg and Hiroshima. It takes most of its subject matter . . . .

disrupting America's economic system is a fundamental objective of terrorists

Abstract:

Even as the world continues to struggle with the terrible shock from the September 11 attacks in New York and Washington, one principle lesson has already become clear: disrupting our economic system is a fundamental objective of terrorists.

Prior to September 11, our economic . . . .

He Dreamed of Creating Magic - And He Does

One of my dreams was to grow up and become a magician. Well, that's what happened. I'm not a science fiction writer. I'm a magician. I can use words to make you believe anything." -Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury is one of the classic authors of our day- one of the fathers of science fiction. At nearly 82 years old, and over 500 works later, . . . .

The First World War was the first-ever war that had brought great destruction and required greater involvement of many countries, most especially the European nations. Evidence of the impending world war started during the early 19th century, wherein colonization and strengthening of military power is the most prevalent activity of all European nations at that time. The World War I was said to . . . .

Who Needs Them?

The Debate over Immigration in America and Population Control

Few issues are as emotionally charged as the current debate over immigration in America. It is a question that has been fired with a new sense of urgency in light of the tragic events of September 11th.

Acts of terror, and the fear of further acts of terror, has created a climate in which . . . .

Government Intervention in the Steel Industry

Introduction

The Bush administration announced the imposition of sweeping tariffs of up to 30% on steel imports to the United States for a period of 3 years in March 2002 purportedly to save the ailing steel industry from collapsing. Predictably, the action has invited particularly harsh criticism from the US trade partners that have . . . .

Georg Cantor: A Genius Out of Time

If you open a textbook, in high school or college, in the first chapter you will be introduced to set theory and the theories of finite numbers, infinite numbers, and irrational numbers. The development of many theories of math took years upon years and the input of many mathematicians, as in the example of non-Euclidean geometry. This was the case . . . .

James "Jesse" Cleveland Owens, who lived from 1913 to 1980, and Frederick Carl Lewis, born in 1961, have been two of the United State's greatest track stars. Their lives have some similarities and differences.

Jesse Owens was born in Alabama. His parents were sharecroppers, which means they farmed land owned by someone else. His grandparents had been slaves. Jesse Owens had six older . . . .

Comparison of "The Perils of Obedience" and the "Stanford Prison Experiment"

Both "The Perils of Obedience" and the "Stanford Prison Experiment" essentially demonstrate the potential for 'evil' in ordinary citizens when placed in situations where stark authority is pitted against the individual's own moral imperatives (Milgram) or when deindividuated potential perpetrators are given . . . .

Glimpse Into the Mind of a Genius

Vladimir Nabokov wrote about the world in which he lived. His world was the first half of the twenty first century, and was filled with mistrust and double standards. His world was one of death and the darker side of human nature. It is this side of human nature that intrigued Nabokov and also something that his life had led him to experience first hand . . . .

The "Briar Rose" and "The Accident" are both stories told by Holocaust survivors that take the reader back to the days of concentration camps, reveal the horrors of their experiences, and show how they are forced to deal with them decades later in completely different worlds. Both stories take place in modern day, where people are the survivors cannot fathom such horrific acts. Both survivors . . . .

This paper presents a detailed examination of what one 20th century author contributed to a changing society. Salman Rushdie is one of the most controversial authors of the century. His works have been banned in otherwise free and liberal nations, and he has had a contract taken out on his life. His work stirs deep emotions not only in his followers but also in his detractors. This paper . . . .

In The Hidden Welfare State, Christopher Howard has written a detailed but revealing look at the somewhat hidden forces of our economy, in the form of tax laws, and the dramatic effects they actually have on our economy and on our perceptions of how to deal with some of society's most pressing issues: how to best provide financial support and other help for the very poor.

In his book, . . . .

Human Genome, Stem Cells, & Reparations

Stems Cells are the source of all body tissues. Growth and development of the human body arises from the stem cell and is maintained by it. Although all cells can divide or copy themselves, stem cells are unique because they can replicate and create all other types of cells. This ability of the stem cell to develop into any of the 220 cell . . . .

The French and Indian War: Braddock and Thereafter

How little credit is given to a Commander, who perhaps after a defeat, in relating the cause justly lays the blame on some individual whose cowardly behav'r betray'd the whole to ruin; how little does the World consider the Circumstances, and how apt are Mankind to level their vindictive Censures against the unfortunate Chief, who . . . .

When is Terrorism Justified?

When looking at the principles of war theory, the moral distinctions made between state-sponsored warfare and terrorism by stateless nations may not always be justified. The examiner must consider both the jus ad bellum, or justification for going to war, and the jus in bello, or how the war is prosecuted. Some ethicists state that acts of war can only be . . . .

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