Archives April 2019

Who are we?

Thoughts of trouble turn to rubble. Eyes closed. Mind free. Confusion is embraced by our dreams. Eyes closed. Mind free. When the mouth is silenced you can see much more. Eyes closed. Mind free. Life is not just a roll of the dice or a conscience decision. Eyes closed. Mind free. The spontaneous thoughts of

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Alberto

Biography on Joan of ArcJoan of Arc also called the maid of Orleans, a patron saint of France and a national heroine, led the struggle to the English invasion of France in the Hundred Years War. She was the third of five to a farmer named Jacques Darc and his wife Isabelle de Vouthon in

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Homosexuals: A Suspect Class?

The struggle for minority protection by lesbians and gay men has moved to the center of American life at the outset of the 1990’s. It is almost certain that lesbian and gay issues will be a more eminent aspect of the public consciousness and American political scene in the coming decade than in any other

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Story of an hour1

In the “Story of an Hour” Chopin uses symbolism to her advantage. There are many instances in this story where symbolism is prevalent. In the beginning of the story we learn of Mrs. Mallard’s heart condition. This is the beginning of the dramatic irony that we will find out at the end of the story.

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The story of the English language

Kathleen Hubbard’s answer to the question “How do we know what we know about Proto-Indo-European and other languages that died out before they were written down? Kathleen is assistant professor of linguistics at the University of California, San Diego. She describes herself as a “recovering Indo-Europeanist.” I have also appended some bibliography at the end.

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Tombs And Temples

What are some major architectural structuresof Ancient Egypt? There are many amazing sites of architecture in Egypt fromancient times. Many have been discovered, but there are still ones being discoveredand excavated today. Pyramids, tombs, and temples are the main structuresstill standing that can be seen today. The first tombs of the pharaohs werelarge, unimpressive, bunker

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Autism

AutismAutism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life. The result of a neurological disorder that affects the functioning of the brain, autism and its associated behaviors have been estimated to occur in as many as 1 in 500 individuals (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1997). Autism

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Flaws of the Death Penalty

Capital Punishment has been part of the criminal justice system since the earliest of times. The Babylonian Hammurabi Code(ca. 1700 B.C.) decreed death for crimes as minor as the fraudulent sale of beer(Flanders 3). Egyptians could be put to death for disclosing the location of sacred burial sites(Flanders 3). However, in recent times opponents have

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The Great War

After reading William R. Keylor’s The Legacy of the Great War, I realized the important events that pertain to the international relations. Until our present day there has not been so many great leaders come together to address issues such as: politics, economics, and social settings in Europe.This is the beginning of the problems in

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