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The Arab-Israeli Conflict and its Correlation to Cold War Tensions
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...atrocities and brutalities during the War (Uris, (2011). The Arab-Israel conflict has similarities with World War 2 and Cold War since all the wars entailed expansionist doctrines since Germany desired to expand their territories while Israel expanded its territory during the war (Rieber, 2000). The Arab-Israel War led to expulsion of thousands of Palestinians from their land in order to create a homogenous Jewish society and expand the territory in order to create military defense lines. The Cold... The Arab-Israel conflict and its similarities to Second World War Germanys expulsion The Arab-Israel conflicts reflects the outcomes of the Second World War and Cold War tensions Introduction The desire...
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Misrepresenting of Japanese War Memories
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...atrocities and aggression when fighting in World War II. The criticism does not look down upon the efforts that victims are making towards seeking justice either. In fact, this orthodoxy does more harm than good as far as the search for justice is concerned (6... Seaton's Japan War Memory Introduction The stories of World War II remain more alive and widely argued about in Japan than any other of the nations that was a major combatant in the war. Seaton focused on the time between 1972 and 2005 when Japan held the 60th anniversary commemorations. He outlined that Western media generally addressed this issue in an “orthodox” manner as they criticize Japan and the Japanese for “addressing the past...
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Should the U.S. intervene in some way in Syria or should it stay out
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...atrocities.” As a result, United States can avoid and stop the atrocities by positioning allies in the front-run and thereby avoid slithering down the greasy slope to ground warfare (Tucker and Roberts89). One of the cons for US intervention in Syria is the huge American’s debt. American debt is a threat its national security and economic stability. American debt has already raged over the $16 trillion dollar obligation mark. Keep in mind that United States’ involvement in Libya budgeted above a billion cash. United States... number Should US intervene in Syria or stay out? PRO: Yes, the U.S should intervene in Syria… i. American involvement would weaken Iran’s impact in the Arab land. ii. A more...
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Christianity
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...atrocities were inflicted upon him. However, Jesus remained as firm as rock in the face of all hardships and atrocities, for he was to save the entire humanity from the cruel clutches of satanic forces. Consequently, he openly opposed the crimes, sins and debaucheries observed and exercised by the people at the helm of the government and authority. His firmness, resoluteness and passion proved the last straw on the patience of the ruthless administration. At last, the cruel administration of Herod, in the light of the conspiracies made... ?Jesus Christ-Life and Influence Module Module ID: The Paper: Jesus Christ could rightly bestated to be one of the greatest personalities arrived on the face of the...
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Jesus and Muhammad : the profound differences
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...atrocities in the name of his god; however, Christians derive their inspiration from the One who said, "Blessed are the peacemakers". Moreover, modern day disciples of Muhammad respond... The Profound Differences between Jesus and Muhammad So much have been written and debated about the Jesus of the Christian religion and the Muhammadof Islam. This paper presents the obvious differences of the two religious leaders. One of the Christian publications even says: “There is no comparison between Jesus and Muhammad. Muhammad falls so far short that he cannot be held on any level remotely close to Jesus. Muhammad is clearly inferior to Christ”...
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Shylock: Villain or Victim (Merchant of Venice)
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...atrocities wreaked by the Christians upon the Jews in England, over the centuries. “How like a fawning publican he looks! I hate him for he is a Christian, But more for that in low simplicity He lends out money gratis and brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice. If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him. He hates our sacred nation, and he rails, Even there where merchants most do congregate, On me, my bargains and my well-won thrift, Which he calls interest. Cursed be my tribe, If I forgive him!” ---Act 1, scene 3... Information Shylock: Villain or Victim? I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions,...
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Video Review on Showdown with Iran
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...atrocities in Iraq. The Iran help Shiite force in Iraq to fight hard against US and also carry out many attacks aiming US and also kidnap US militants. Iran purposely send lethal improvised weapons to terrorist to harm and kill... Video Review on Showdown with Iran. Answer to question Yes, US efforts to install democracy in Iran has favored the Iranian interest .Iran has beena enemy of Iraq since the rule of Saddam Hussein, as he saw Iran as a bigger threat to Iraq than US. Sadaam always wanted to suppress Iran, and want to destroy the country to make himself and his country safe. So for obvious reasons both the countries are against each other. When the US attacked Iraq, Iranians were delighted as...
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Why the history should not be forgotten Is the memory of the Holocaust used to foster divides in Europe How
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...atrocities committed by the Nazi regime on non-Jews thereby eroding the real meaning of holocaust commemoration to the Jews. Austria specifically claims to have been the first victim of the Nazi rather than acting as an ally to the perpetrator. The bystander’s perspective may not be favorable to the council as it expects all the modern Europeans to take the blame for the atrocities committed against the Jews... Memory of the Holocaust Introduction The 70th anniversary of the emancipation of the villainous Auschwitz concentration camp was marked on 27th January, which is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, with over 300 survivors of the holocaust laying garlands and lighting candles on the...
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Rosewood Incident
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...atrocities spread over a week’s time, the bone-chilling Rosewood... ?Rosewood Incident: Stamps Redeemed 140 Words) When we know that during the five decades between 1880 and 1930, about five thousand blacks were estimated to have been lynched in the United States of America1, it makes a statement in itself about the hegemonic social condition existing at the time. The pages of history tell us that the infamous Rosewood massacre was provoked by an incident of a black man raping a white woman. Needless to say, if the accused happened to be a white, the law would take its course, whence, it becomes evident that the offence, if any, lacked a rational basis. It just served as the immediate cause for the...
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Subcultures of violence in american society
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...atrocities to a strangers or family members in a moment of rage. In America the Southern region has been distinctively tagged as the violent region than rest of the country. And many study has a shown that this region leads in assaults and homicides in the country. However, the reason for south to remain a violent state has been... ?Subculture of Violence in America America is a country with large population with varied ethnic backgrounds .Being the super power of the world; it has a significant concentration of violence and criminal activities going on its urban areas. Since few decades’ violence has become a very big part of American culture. Violence is more prominent among African Americans than...
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Blood Diamonds
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...atrocities occurring in Africa. Until then, this situation was largely ignored by Western governments... Blood Diamonds The expression ‘conflict’ or ‘blood diamonds’ describes renegade armed militias in certain regions of Africa who control the extraction and export of unregulated diamonds and use the profits to finance armed campaigns. These ‘conflicts’ have resulted in the slaughter, torture and rape of an untold number of innocent civilians and has led to the displacement of millions. This discussion profiles the ‘blood diamond’ industry and the problems it creates then concludes with suggestions to alleviate this horrific humanitarian catastrophe. Diamonds are commonly associated with glamour, lov...
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Research Essay for the book Candide 2
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...atrocities both from the rulers... Optimism Satire in Voltaire’s book Candide Voltaire1 in his book “Candide” creates a virtual image of the eighteenth century Europe by creating somehow imaginary characters he makes to portray the reality of religion and political battle that underlies the struggle for power at the time. During the struggle, several disasters befall the people of Europe both the civilians, and the soldiers alike. Voltaire tries to argue out Donald Kagan’s2 observations when he asserts that the rich, who controls most of the European governments of the time and the governors takes part in stirring war in the entire European continent and sit back to watch as the people suffer various...
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Analyzing the present state of Jamaica
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...atrocities against the European races. Consequently, the system of governance reflects hindrances to bills that may propel the economy and social welfare in that the politicians differ in accordance to races and religions. The Europeans are Christians whereas the Africans are Jamaican maroons thus; they reflect a controversy in beliefs and attitudes7. The rate of criminology underlies... The present of Jamaica What are the implications of history to the present of Jamaica? In the book, “The present state of Jamaica”, the authors present a critical analysis of the present state of Jamaica. From their presentation, Jamaica, a former colony of the British in the Caribbean islands is historically recognized ...
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Jesus and Muhammad
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...atrocities in the name of his god; however, Christians derive their inspiration from the One who said, "Blessed are the peacemakers". Moreover, modern day disciples of Muhammad respond... The Profound Differences between Jesus and Muhammad So much have been written and debated about the Jesus of the Christian religion and the Muhammadof Islam. This paper presents the obvious differences of the two religious leaders. One of the Christian publications even says: "There is no comparison between Jesus and Muhammad. Muhammad falls so far short that he cannot be held on any level remotely close to Jesus. Muhammad is clearly inferior to Christ"...
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Poetry Analysis
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...atrocity... ? Poetry Analysis The Anvil is a poem written from the perspective of boy or a young man who describes his daily activities as a black smith’s apprentice who happens to be his father. It is immediately apparent that the setting of the poem is in a rural setting from the description given of goatskin bellows and the reference to the old village. The poem’s themes include alienation and human conflict as characterized by the relocation of the old village’s inhabitants to the hill camp. The young man and his father buried their tools of trade in the village before departing to the hill camp because they were of no use to them at the camp. Human conflict is illustrated by the fact that the young...
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Isabel Allendes novel, La Casa de los Espritus
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...atrocities of the coup. He shows his pride and class in his treatment of the peasants, male and female alike, as well as in his antiquated colonial views. He believes that the peasants "no tienen cultura ni educacin, no pueden asumir responsabilidades, son nios." (p. 44); he agrees that they need "civilizacin" but "no era partidario de que adquirieran otros conocimientos." (p. 40). Esteban's gaze filters the country's assassination of democracy, but as a member of the nouveau-riche and a democratic senator who loathes... "With specific references to passages in the book, discuss the significance of Esteban Trueba in Isabel Allende's novel, La Casa de los Espritus." Isabel Allende's 1985 novel, La Casa...
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The Road to True Freedom: African American Alternatives in the New South
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...Atrocities argued that those who discriminated the African Americans deserved severe punishment but since this was not forthcoming especially due to laxity of laws, public sentiment... Chapter 2 DBQ The Road to True Freedom: African American Alternatives in the New South Reconstruction after the deadly civil war in America gave theAfrican Americans hope of achieving full equality and citizenship but these hopes were dashed by the end of reconstruction. Though the blacks had achieved civil and political rights through the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth Amendments to the US constitution and the Civil Rights Acts of 1866 and 1875, the Jim Crow laws with the blessings of the Supreme Court took away...
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Hearts of Darkness
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...atrocities he was committing without despair or madness. When Marlow sets out with Kurtz on the steam boat, Kurtz gives him some personal documents on how to civilize the natives whom he refers... Imperialism in Hearts of Darkness Imperialism refers to a practice or policy by which a country extends its power by gaining hold of or acquiring control over other areas of the world in the mold of colonies or dependencies. The term imperialism gets mostly used to describe the 19th and 20th century western economic and political dominance. The 19th and 20th century witnessed the forcible imposition of far more powerful foreign governments control over weaker countries. Imperialism had effects on both the...
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Current issues in human rights - War, genocide, mass human rights violations
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...atrocities committed during war and preparation for war as opposed to the absence of war. The genocide convention has been revised severally and today covers genocide cases committed during peace and war against foreigners or even members of the same state. Fein (1995) also addresses the lack of agreement on the presence of crimes that reach the genocide threshold as a number of cynics have questioned the rationale for considering a crime genocidal. This can... Current Issues in Human Rights - War, Genocide, Mass Human Rights Violations Introduction Genocide and humanrights violation began immediately after the Second World War and this led to the introduction of the international convention on the...
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Book review of <Hunger game>
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...atrocities of war. The Hunger games was not meant to be a glossy story of love ala “Twilight”. Nor did it feel a need to move towards “Harry Potter” territory by using all sorts of imaginative effects to engage its readers. The story of “The Hunger Games” engages both young and old alike because it deals with a very real topic that most American families with children serving in the armed forces are quite familiar with. The realities of war and the loss that accompanies... ?The Social Impact of “The Hunger Games” Book and Movie When Suzanne Collins released “The Hunger Games” trilogy of books a few years back, she did so with the full intention of educating the young adults about the tragedies and...
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Teenagers and Gang Violence in Connecticut must be in the last 5 years
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...atrocities at colleges and universities are the major concerns for the government and parents in the city. Teenagers can get violent for many reasons and mostly they get an affinity towards violence when they see the same at their homes. The Teenager and Gang Violence activities in Connecticut Recently gang violence have spread to many communities in United States and Connecticut is one of the city joined the group. In United States, much of the violence is caused by the youth gangs. They create violence in neighborhood and schools where they are more active and interact commonly. According to (Brown) “The police in many... ?Topic:  Teenagers and Gang Violence in Connecticut must be in the last 5 years...
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World War One. Gravess Good Bye to All That
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...atrocities of the War left the society discontented and disillusioned. As a result, the pro-war attitude started to decline in popular media (MacCallum-Stewart, 2009). Graves leaves behind both the trauma of War and the pre-war traditional British society. He abandoned his views on social class distinctions as his war experience taught him that lower-class people are brave, intelligent men, who deserve respect... ?Explain historically Graves’s Good Bye to All That. What is “all that”? Why does he leave it behind, and where does he arrive. How is Graves’sexperience representative of many Europeans’ experiences of the Great War, or how is it unique among those many experiences? At the beginning of the...
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The Housewife who got off the Couch
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...atrocities were taking place in her own backyard” (147-148). Discovering that atrocities were taking place in her backyard in the form of the Civil Rights Movement in the South followed by race riots in Detroit, she co-founded the Focus: HOPE organization. Thus, Josaitis was motivated... The Housewife who got off the Couch It must be acknowledged that at some point in every volunteer’s motivations for helping others, there is a grain of self-interest involved. The volunteer does so because it makes them feel better about themselves, it helps them atone for a sense of guilt, it asserts that they are caring people or it provides them with an extra measure of security that by making other people’s lives...
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Comparison of Chinese and Japanese TV
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...atrocities alive in Chinese minds and has produced the rhetoric of hate in China. Chinese television shows programs and movies that so some degree or the other, relive the Japanese invasion into China and some of them are so powerful and graphic in their realistic images of brutality and horror that Chinese people spend hours watching them, thereby keeping the hatred of the Japanese fresh in their minds. As Vance (2008) also points out, the television is the most important part of the Chinese household, because...  Comparison of Chinese and Japanese TV Television broadcasting first commenced in Japan in 1939 The programming content has also begun to acquire the necessary slant to take into account the ...
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Xenophobia
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...atrocities. The Hutu uprising against their countrymen was triggered when Juvenal Habyarimana, a Hutu, and at that time the Rwandan president, was killed when he was in a plane which was shot down during a rocket attack near Kigali airport on 6th April 1994. The blame was placed firmly on the shoulders of Tutsi leader Paul Kagame, who is now the current... Thesis Racial superiority has traditionally been an issue for various countries at one point or another in their history, but none worse than that displayed by the Nazis over the Jews and by the Tutsis over the Hutus in Rwanda. ‘There is no continent without ethnic conflict and no community where there is not distrust.’ says the Holocaust Memorial Re...
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Critical Analysis of Malcolm X Learning to Read
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...atrocities... Critical Analysis of Malcolm X’s “Learning to Read” I. Background of the and his circumstances To fully appreciate Malcolm X’s essay entitled “Learning to Read”, it would be necessary to know the man behind the writing and the circumstances that sorrounded him. Knowing Malcolm X and his circumstances would provide the reader the better perspective and milieu to better understand Malcolm X’s essay. Malcom X was born Malcolm Little on May 29, 1925 (Anon., nd). His father was a Baptist preacher who supported the Back to Africa movement. He was one the most articulate leaders of black America in the 1960’s and the leading spokesperson of the black separatist movement during the days civil...
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Judaism and the Roots of Western Reli
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...atrocities in future and promote humanity. One of the main aspects or objectives of the website is the ‘prevention of genocide’. In that direction, it wants to create maximum awareness among the countries and the citizens of the world to prevent genocide. The museum through the website is on a mission to disseminate the tragedies of Holocaust, and promote humanity and social responsibilities among citizens worldwide. President Obama has backed this initiative by stating, “Preventing genocide and mass atrocities has long been core to the Museum’s mission, as a key way in which they honor the victims of the Holocaust and give... ?Judaism Features of Judaism Judaism, the religion of the Jews, is considered...
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Guatemalan civil war
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...atrocities. Better part of Latin America believed in real nationalism where community property was guarded by all and sundry and this aspect was a replication of Cuba which succeeded against the US pressure to pursue capitalism. The social structure of Guatemala is a mixture of natives... Guatemalan civil war The Latin America has experienced several social, economic and political problems since early 1900sand Guatemala is in focus in this case. This Latin American state underwent severe political oppression that culminated to civil war spanning over 36years. It is common knowledge that civil war results from rebellious citizen due to unsatisfactory governance and deprivation of basic needs. In regard...
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The Basque Conflict
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...atrocities in his attempt to repudiate their independence, one of the most brutal of this was the Guernica bombing. In April 1937, he ordered the bombing of Guernica a thriving Basque town killing approximately 1000 people; this was the first manifestation of Franco’s hatred for the Basque people but far from the last. Cultural political repression From this incidence of Guernica bombing, must ask what the reaction of the international community was? To what was a clearly inhumane and unwarranted mass murder of innocents simply so that Franco could make his point? However, there was a lot of tension in the international scene as countries weaved alliances in preparation...
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Reflection paper on a documentary Night And Fog(1955) directed by Alain Resnais
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...atrocities that were committed in Europe in the 1940s as part of discrimination against particular groups of individuals. Genocide is therefore a central theme in the film and the infamous holocaust and anti-Semitism, as well as other inhumane treatments in the detention camps, have been used as examples to illustrate the effects of this crime. Genocide can be defined as the systematic and deliberate destruction of a group of individuals on the basis of their ethnic origin, religion, tribe, race, caste or nationality. The UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of t5he Crime of Genocide (CPPCG) in 1948 described genocide a deliberate crime that involves killing,...
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The use of children in the Cambodian genocide
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...atrocity that marks Cambodian history. The communist regime the Khmer Rouge, that reigned between 1975 and 1979 singled out certain groups for elimination and torture and led a brutal revolution within its borders. The regime led by Pol Pot forced social engineering by attempting to eliminate all but the peasant classes interpreting Marxist and Leninist models to the extreme. The date was determined as year zero, cities were to be emptied of people and those who survived elimination were forced to farm... Lisa Haddon 11th November 2008 The use of children in the Cambodian genocide Genocide is the premeditated and methodical destruction of an ethnic, racial, religious, or national group and was an...
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Culture, Modernity and media
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...atrocities committed by the nations involved in the war but rather at the positive, heroic, self sacrificing and noble acts which ‘deserve’ to be commemorated. For instance, the American celebration of Veteran’s Day is a celebration of all the war heroes who fought for America in the many wars the nation has conducted over its comparatively short history (Gillis, 1994). Of course there is little mention of America being the only nation in the world to have ever used a nuclear attack on another nation. The atrocities which were committed by American soldiers in Vietnam and the crimes of war they were engaged in when they were deployed as peace keepers in Africa are not open for discussion... Cultures of...
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The Things They Carried by T
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...atrocities and cruelties of war as per what to go and view the massacre and where not to. Therefore Tim as a narrator exploits the readers’ psychological angst by being dubious to the readers just to warn them how storytelling can cheat their eyes (Bluck 73; Conway 34).. Referring to this epistemological uncertainty, created by the author in the readers’ psyche that the stories render Catherine Callaway comments as following... A Critical Analysis of the Narrator-protagonist as the Dubious but Honest Guide for the Readers to the Battleground of theVietnam War Tim O’ Brien’s novel, “The Things They Carried” can be marked up as the secretion of the psychological burdens of a psychologically traumatized per...
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Group Dynamics and Diversity reflection paper
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...atrocities against others. Social identification in group dynamics Human beings are known to be social animals and that their lives are built around conducted groups that constitute their identities. Identities associated with a social group helps individuals to have a coherent image of themselves according to which a basic need to reduce insecurity, particularly about themselves, induces individuals to associate with communal groups. According to the general theory of human behavior based on psychoanalytic theory and existentialism, the principle... Group dynamics and relationship with diversity al Affiliation) Introduction A group is two or more people related to one another by common relationships...
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Was the British Empire a force for good
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...atrocities committed by the British empire especially in India, their rule can be attributed to the introduction of a the rule of law in the country. Though sounding ironical, the empire pioneered the formation of the judicial system to enable the Indian offenders to be punished for their mistakes. This established the foundation for the country’s legal system in the face of the atrocities committed. The British form of rule in their colonies was heavily characterised by torture, ritual slaughter, hangings, rape and slavery to make it worse draining of natural resources. This affected millions of people by way... British Empire was not a Force for Good  The empire began in the early 1600s and ended some...
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English writing
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...atrocities. Based on their cultural enrichment of martial arts, they take it to be the source of leadership, they way or a virtue to be emulated by the majority of the society members who value their culture, and/or would love to have certain sentiments in their life or of their descendants be cultured or remembered. They later form the leadership tables in the kingdoms and dynasties, regarded as heroes, master’s, kings and so forth , but do... becomes the hero despite the atrocities he faced alone in a bid to protect the city. However, the consequences of the relationships and the conflict of obligations is witnessed when the king asks Ge Li to take him hostage in a bid to...
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The Relationship Between Urban Conditions and Street Gangs in the United States, 1950-2010
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...atrocities on people in a manner of sorts. However, why is this increase in street gangs in urban centres? This is one question that an individual may be forced to ask. The objective of this paper is to examine the relationship between urban conditions and street gangs in the United States from 1950 to 2010. Conser, Paynich, and Gingerich (2010) reveal that gangs are a continuing problem in the United States in many counties and cities. For instance, a survey conducted in 2009 by the national Youth Gang Survey revealed that 32.4 percent of all cities, towns, suburbs and rural counties... to protect their communities from oppression and mistreatments by other communities (Bartoli, Nan and...
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Collective Memory: How People Choose to Remember the Past
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...atrocities and struggles that lead up to them. As a result, many important historical... ? Collective Memory: How People Choose to Remember the Past Introduction History and historical events have shaped the course of human existence since time in memorial. Humans are very reliant on past events as a learning tool for future decisions and planning. For this reason, it is important for them to remember, commemorate and celebrate both people and the events that shape their historical paths. Collective memories of the people and events of historical relevance are largely influenced by modern social dynamics. Events of great social importance, like the attainment of political independence, far outshine the...
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Social Suffering
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...atrocities. Man knows these worlds only through mediated knowledge. Information has passed through multiple layers of filtering, representation and interpretation by the mass media, humanitarian organizations, political discourse, high art and mass culture, history and social science before it reaches the knowing eye. The mass media and humanitarian organisations and their shared links to denial, especially through the thesis of compassion fatigue'. The mass media have a near monopoly in creating the cultural imagery of suffering... Social Suffering As individual, man had known sickness, pain, worry and unhappiness. Plenty have suffered discrimination because of gender, sexuality, appearance, ethnicity...
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Cambodian genocide: Critically assess the international communitys response to the Cambodian Genocide
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...atrocities that resulted in the death of millions. The Khmer Rouge was representing Cambodia in the United Nations and this should have been used as the best platform for the United Nations to address this sensitive issue. Prosecution for the people that were the masterminds and the perpetrators of these atrocities should have commenced as soon as possible the same way it happened in other cases where genocide took place like Rwanda and the people that are found guilty sentenced accordingly.10 References Bassiouni, M. C. (2008). International criminal law. Leiden, the Netherlands: M. Nijhoff Publishers. p. 241 Boot, M. (2002). Genocide, crimes against...
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The Relationship between the International Court of Justice and other International and Regional Courts and Tribunals
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...atrocity, especially seen in instances where there are no political tools for the international tribunals or courts to use. This was seen in the case of East Timor or Sierra Leone or in the case of Kosovo where the international courts cannot handle the large bulk of cases for adjudication4... ?Relationship between the International Court of Justice and other International and regional courts and tribunals Introduction In the management of most cases of international concern, the main adjudicative body is the International Court of Justice. This body is authorized by the United Nations as the primary body for the resolution of issues involving human rights violations and other issues involving two or...
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Analysis of the Chinese films
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...atrocities faced by the Chinese peasants... ? Film analysis The contemporary Chinese cinema is undergoing rapid but positive change. Nowadays, the Chinese film makers/directors show keen interest to inculcate innovative ideas in their films. For instance, the film Devil at the Doorstep by the Chinese actor cum director Jiang Wen is one of the best examples which highlight the foretold change. Jiang Wen’s prior status as an actor did not hinder him from choosing the story line of the film Devil at the Doorstep, which carries violence and mental trauma faced by individuals in a closed society. The film was able to gain the jury prize at Cannes, but that did not help Jiang Wen as a director. For instance,...
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Perception of The Vietnam War
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...atrocities that were committed against the Vietnamese or the effects that America’s invasion of Vietnam had. This is perhaps because it is difficult to examine multiple perceptions of the war, or it may be the result of the winners writing history. A final aspect to consider is the time period where the fighting occurred... ? Perceptions of the Vietnam War Days/Times The Vietnam War occurred between North and South Vietnam, with the North Vietnamese being inferior in terms of firepower, and instead balanced the tables through the use of guerrilla tactics. America’s involvement in the war was not related to right and wrong, but connected to their hatred of communism, and pledge to prevent its expansion1....
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Close-Reading Xala
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...atrocities that persisted in Africa even after the period of colonization was over. The story revolves around the life of El Hadji Abdoukader Beye. El Hadji is a rich, Muslim businessman having an influential role in the city of Dakar in Senegal where he lives. Sembene has used his life to reveal the period of transition in Africa shedding light upon the corruption and greed that persisted... of colonialism and had to work towards upholding their culture and traditions. She was a strong character who argued with his father against his wrongdoings and atrocities. She also talked with her father in Wolof and did not wish to utilize the French traditions and products until and...
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Brief synopsis
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...atrocities committed against Afghan women and their struggle to rise up and resist this treatment. It has Arabic, English, Italian and Japanese versions which reveals its intention to speak out to the international community, and some of the translation is imperfect, though the meaning is clear enough. It seeks support from “freedom loving and anti... Introduction to Women and Gender Studies: Synopses. Colapinto, John. “The True Story of John/Joan.” The Rolling Stone December 11th, 1977 pp. 54-97. Retrieved from: http://www.infocirc.org/rollston.htm This series of web-pages is a very hard-hitting article on the history of sex change operations which have been carried out on infants. It focuses on the sto...
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In an essay, summarize the dilemma Wiesenthal confronts. And then take a position answering the critical question, What would you have done (either forgiving the soldier or refusing forgiveness) and discuss the reasons that you have chosen your sta
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...atrocities or it may suggest letting go of the resentment that Simon might have harbored against Karl. Viewing Wiesenthal and Karl as individuals is simplistic thereby ignoring the complexity... Forgiveness The sponsored Holocaust genocide killed 6 million Jews and other groups such as the Poles, the disabled, and thehomosexuals within a period of four years. The Nazi created an inhuman and horrific scene that shocked the world. At this point, the world questioned its humanity and vowed to fight the dignity for the human race. Most people find it difficult reliving the Holocaust experience through their memories. It is crucial to highlight that in spite of cultural and religious differences, the world...
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The Road to True Freedom: African American Alternatives in the New South
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...Atrocities emphasized the importance of African Americans in the Southern economy. She stated that “the white man’s dollar is his god” to show just how much their labour was valued in the south such that absence of it could lead to crippling of the economy. This is the advantage the blacks had and could use it to their advantage by withdrawing their labour from white farms and businesses. This could lead to stagnation of the economy just like it happened... Chapter 2 DBQ The Road to True Freedom: African American Alternatives in the New South The end of Reconstruction marked the end for blacks ever achieving full equality with whites. Though progress had been towards this goal through the Thirteenth,...
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What role does sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) play in wars, and how can peace processes best respond to it
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...atrocities against Tutsi women (Sharlach, 2000). This happened locally and internationally with the sole intention to destroy Tutsi ethnic community (Sharlach, 2000). Sexual violence was used as a tool to induce ethnic divisions at a time of conflict. This one community suffered in the hands of the militia and other forces... Role of Sexual and Gender based Violence (SGBV) in wars, and how Peace Processes can best address to it Institution: City and State: Date: Role of Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) in wars, and how Peace Processes can best address to it Sexual violence depicts deeds of a sexual nature that are imposed upon a pe...
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Some moral Minima
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...atrocities against them. We need to appreciate and be tolerant or other people’s views and perspectives in life. Surely, why should someone have the audacity or even the legal right to take away another person’s life? Why should someone rape, maim or murder just for simple material gain? These are basically questions that bring out the concept of morality to much scrutiny and perspective. Our character and behavior should normally be driven by what is morally right or wrong. If somebody does something simply because they have been compelled to do it or simply for material... ? Some Moral Minima inserts His/her inserts inserts Grade (05, 10,   Lenn Goodman is certainly right in the propositions he...
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'Exterminate All the Brutes', by Sven Lindqvist
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...atrocities overseas. Silence lead to morally depraved acts of violence on behalf of the silent. The prize was more markets to sell goods and cheaper raw materials. The soul of Europe was traded for wealth. In Linqvist’s world, the character Kurtz from Joseph Conrad’s Heart... and section “Exterminate All the Brutes” “You already know enough. So do I. It is not knowledge we lack. What is missing is the courage to understand what we know and to draw conclusions.” Sven Lindqvist, Exterminate All the Brutes In a disturbing historical novel set in Africa, Lindqvist explores imperialism and its lasting effects on those colonized. As this quote indicates, Lindqvist ponders the silence at home and the...
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