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...atrocities. For that reason, I marginalized them and always distanced myself, that was before I learnt the reality and realized that not all Muslims are terrorists. References Boss, J. (2010). Think: Critical Thinking for Everyday Life, 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill. Hasper, P. (2013). The Ingredients of Aristotles Theory of Fallacy. Argumentation, 27(1), p31-47. Janez, B. (2014). CRITICAL THINKING IN EDUCATION: WHY TO AVOID LOGICAL FALLACIES. Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 61(1), p18-27.... Insert Insert Question a Fallacies are arguments that are deductively invalid and have very little inductive strength. At first, they appear to be correct. Elaborated below are the various...
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Revolt of 1857
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...atrocities on British women and children stirred a public agitation against the rebellion. In accordance with the reports in many of the papers, the sepoys were viewed as Muslim and Hindu rebels (100). The reporters claimed that the sepoys were religious rebels, a factor that gave them the courage to rape and murder women and children. Many newspapers depicted the sepoys as demons who were rebellious, criminals, in pursuit... The Revolt of 1857 Introduction The 1857 revolt in India was an opposition stage against the British rule. Notably, the British rule had been controlling India in an effort to introduce modernity. Many Indians viewed the British rule as highly oppressive. Indians enrolled in the...
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Vietnam War: Important Events 1962-1969 (1)
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...atrocities. References Karnow, Stanley. 1997. Vietnam: a history. New York: Penguin Group. Summers, Harry G. Jr. 1982. On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War. Novato, CA: Presidio Pre.... War: Important Events 1962-1969 It was with the direct support of US that General Lon Nol took over the reins of the Cambodia (Karnow,1997, p.623-625). The weaknesses of this ruler were what gave US an easy entry into Vietnam. Karnow (1997) has put this situation rightly when he observed, “the inept and ailing General Lon Nol, shrank into the security of Phnompenh, the capital, as American aircraft bombed the Vietnamese communists and the Khmer Rouge” (p.55). It was a total submission of the nation’s...
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The Patriot (analysis of the film)
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...atrocities just for helping some injured soldiers. Benjamin rescues his son with the help of his other children and starts working in favour of the colonists winning the war for them, though he suffers some personal losses from his side. The death of his beloved son and his loyal servants deeply scars Benjamin. He comes across various atrocities committed by the British army in the US to bring down the resistance. For example, we can mention... ?Analysis of the Film The Patriot 17.3 The Patriot The American Freedom struggle has been the subject of many Hollywood movies. Roland Emmerich's 'The Patriot', released in 2000 was an epic film which created a stir worldwide. The film was released as a novel by...
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Outlook of Gulf Politics
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...atrocities, including terrorism, genocide and human rights violations. Balance of power is another area that may bring about conflicts in the Persian Gulf. The urge by different sects wanting to wield power and have control of the region is a potential issue of conflict, and though the struggle has been witnessed over the years5. List of References Askari, Hossein. Conflicts in the Persian Gulf: Origins and Evolution. 2013. Kristian, Coates Ulrichsen. Internal and External Security in the Arab, Gulf States. 2009. Available at: Barzegar, Kayhan. Iran... IN THE GULF Question How do you describe the political outlook of the Gulf Basin? The political outlook in the Gulf basin can be understood from a...
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Power of language/words
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...atrocities that Joseph Kony and his group were committing. However, Jason Russell ended up including himself and his son in the video, together with one of the children affected by that tactics of the warlord. While this was a perfect display of the power... How the Kony event s the power of language/words Words, or language in general, are very powerful and are seen to have numerous applications in the literally world. They can be used in some events that are aimed at informing and sensitizing people about certain issues that need public participation to be solved. This paper will analyze an event, in this case the Kony 2012 event in which words and language have played a major contribution and their...
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What was the One Most Important Factor in Causing Massive Bloodshed in the 20th Century
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...atrocities. J M Roberts states that in former Yugoslavia "the interplay of national hatreds after the collapse of the former Communist federal state let loose bloodshed on a scale which threatened to spill across boundaries and, some thought, threaten international peace" (512). In Germany, Hitler led many battles perishing the Jewish population in the name of ethnic cleansing. J M Roberts writes... ...For once, public opinion impacted national level decisions. Technological advances like phones and automobiles had an intense impact in aggravating conflicting situations. J M Roberts correctly points out that "intellectual advance played a large part in building a new glo...
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The Chicago Outfit
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...atrocities like gambling, tax evasion, extortion, and above all, murder (Mallory, 2007). They were handed prison terms and some were even given life imprisonment. This crackdown has indicated the government’s readiness to find an end to the gang. Nonetheless, it doesn’t mean the Chicago Outfit still doesn’t have its way as organized crime by the Chicago Outfit is still a societal menace. Reference Mallory S.L. (2007). Understanding Organized Crime. Burlington: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. ... The Chicago Outfit The Chicago Outfit is a criminal syndicate based in Chicago United s. Its existence s back to 1910. The syndicate exists till date. The operations of this mafia group were so coordinated that...
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Building Germany's Holocaust Memorial
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...atrocities committed by the Nazis did people come to rethink the war as an occasion of good versus evil. Although the camps were not on American soil, family members of Americans, particularly American Jews, were slaughtered in Germany and Nazi territories. Additionally, American soldiers died in the attempt to emancipate the camps and end the terrors. The memorial stands as much for the Americans as it does for the deceased.... Building Germany’s Holocaust Memorial Peter Eisenman’s memorial to victims of the Holocaust, located in Berlin, is composed of a series of concrete slabs of varying heights, placed in a grid pattern. The memorial has been the subject of a lot of debate, both from the Jewish...
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Essay
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...atrocities done during the Second World War in its name. II. The necessity of the exclusivity... of commemorating Jewish  victims only  The terrible loss and atrocity that happened during the Nazi period is such a horrible period. The deaths and mutilation that happened then cannot be compensated by erecting monuments of whatever size. But still, it has to be remembered. And to stress the sensitivity of the narrative and its sensitivity for being remorseful of what it has done, the memorial should not be placed together with other commemorative monuments. III. Eisenman would have preferred no Ort (the subterranean museum) as part of the  memorial. Where do you stand?  The...
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Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Japanese Internment
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...atrocities brought about... Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Japanese Internment The big macro of the Masumi article is about the respect of one’s liberty, whether he is a Japanese American, a minority or an American citizen. Title II is a law which repressed the rights of the American citizens and minority groups; thus, its repeal is indeed justified. What was compelling about this research is that it made public the injustice that was done during the internment of the Japanese. They were stripped of their rights and were relocated in detention centers (Masumi 181). The research revealed that the support of the repeal movement by Japanese Americans also brought about the involvement of other et...
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SSCI UNIT 5DB
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...atrocities are injuries and potential deaths. The main aims of public health approach are to reduce the number of injuries and deaths cause by violence. The behavioral sciences such as the sociology and psychology uses an approach that aims at protecting the victim, this approach deals with the results of violence such psychological trauma and treatment of such conditions. Using this approach, sociologists and psychologists want to understand human behavior and possible ways of preventing violence. However, the criminologists concentrate... Violence against Women Violence against women has been defined by scientists in many ways; this point of view has been shape by research methods adopted. Different...
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Border security issues (week 3)
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...atrocities and violated human rights. The expression that Rome was not created in one day plays a significant role in Mexico’s problems. For the new administration to change this trend there is more to do than just introducing police reforms. The operational policies and procedures in police departments need to change. The training and development of officers also needs to change into a system that encourages officers who are not corrupt (Adams, 2006). Increasing reward systems in the force may also aid in promoting the officers to deliver the right services. It will promote the general police force image from a brutal force to one that is professional and fair, thereby...
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Creative
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...atrocities against the poor is represented by the herder who watches the python swallowing the sheep, but he fails to take any action although it is a his responsibility to save the sheep. For many years, the society has been silent about the increasing... The widening gap between the rich and the poor Mosaic is a form of art work that can be used to relay important messages to the public. The plan of my mosaic work consists of a python that swallows a sheep while a hunter is standing by watching the whole scenario. The materials are sand, bean seeds, corn seeds, wheat seeds, dried grass and a string adhesive. The background material is a wood cardboard whose dimensions are 30cm x 30cm.The use of...
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Hombres Necios by Sor Juana
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...atrocities committed to women. In every step of the relationship from courtship to the course of the relationship, men always strive to win and do not take responsibility for any fault at all but rather blame... Hombres Necios by Sor Juana The poem “Hombres Necios” was written in the seventeenth century by Sor Juana to illuminate on oppression of women by men. The title “Hombres Necios” which is also the starting line of the poem, is in Spanish whose translation is ‘foolish men’. Sor Juana was a nun and a renowned poet for her poems pointing out on the evils of the society. Nonetheless, the poem “Hombres Necios” is popular especially in the study of issues pertaining to gender equality and rise of...
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Your task is to compose your own review of book called Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
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...atrocities on the American prisoners in order to take revenge of the losses Japan had suffered in men and material (129). Since Zamperini had refused to yield before the atrocious Japanese, the author calls her... Module Module ID: Unbroken Published in Unbroken serves as a remarkable non-fiction story by renowned American authoress of contemporary era Laura Hillenbrand. The work is based upon the true life struggle made by the US army officer Louis Zamperini, who underwent severe humiliation and torture as prisoner of war (POW) at the hands of the Japanese administration after getting arrested in the Marshall lands in July 1943 (104). The author has, in a magnificent manner, elucidated the heroic deeds ...
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Portfolio essay for Theories of Human rights class
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...atrocity crimes with the moral support of the international community which assumes the ‘responsibility to protect’ people. As such, it can be seen that the United States’ intervention in Libya was an attempt to protect the human rights of the people there. United Nations recognised the necessity of protecting human rights in Libya and gave backing to the concept of R2P in the year 2005 which led to the military intervention in Libya to protect the people from atrocity crimes... ?Does the intervention in Libya represent a consolidation and advancement of R2P (either as a norm or as an operational concept)? The intervention ofNATO in Libya could be observed as an act to protect the civilians from atrocity ...
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Dynamic of Destruction
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...atrocities committed during the first half of the twentieth century – even if the individual... ?Response to Dynamic of Destruction Kramer's Dynamic of Destruction: Culture and Mass Killing in the First World War, published in 2007, is a tract on how the very nature of war changed drastically at the start of the twentieth century. The author looks at various events from the beginning of the century, starting with the 1914 German raid of Louvain in Belgium, to highlight how war has become an all-encompassing phenomenon in which opposing sides compete to destroy not only each other's armies, but each other's ideologies, civilians, and culture. However, Dynamic of Destruction is little more than a list of...
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Civilization and its Discontents: a discussion with Freud
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...atrocities committed in World War 1, World War 2, Nazis’ massacre in Holocaust, atomic bombs attacks on Japanese cities, Stalin reign of terror to strengthen the Revolution, Saddam’s killings of his masses, 9/11 act of terrorists, Americans atrocities in Iraq and Afghanistan and Musharaf‘s war on terrorism all attest to my deliberations in this book about human nature. Tom: Sir, you believe that destructive forces are present in all individuals, and thus... Civilization and its Discontents: a discussion with Freud This is a discussion between a Tom, and Freud on Freud’s book Civilization and its Discontents. Tom: Sir, What did prompt you to write your book Civilization and its Discontents? Freud: The ...
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Compare and contrast the views of Howard Zinn's presentation of the Vietnam War to the American Promise text
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...atrocities in the two texts. While both texts make reference to the amount of bombs that were dropped on Vietnam, noting that the amount of bombs exceeded that which was dropped by the United States during World War II, Zinn goes further in acknowledging the United States’ atrocities. Zinn makes reference to the poisonous sprays that were dropped on the Vietnamese and details how such sprays adversely affected civilians, “poisonous sprays were dropped by planes to destroy trees and any kind... Vietnam: Contrasting Viewpoints While both Zinn and the American Promise text begin their discussions of the Vietnam War by identifying the growing dissent among United States’ citizens towards the war efforts,...
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Globalisation
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...atrocities. These atrocities that should be controlled include distribution of resources, controlled migration and employment. Bibliography Ben-Peretz, Miriam. Policy-Making in Education: A Holistic Approach in Response to Global Changes, London, R&L Education, 2009. Narasaiah, Lakshmi. Education and Globalization, London, Discovery Publishing House, 2008. Sinagatullin, Ilghiz. The impact of globalization on education, New York, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2006. Zajda, Joseph. Globalization, Ideology and Education Policy Reforms, New York, Springer, 2010.... ? PROS AND CONS OF GLOBALIZATION Module Globalization is a prevalent issue in the world and this has been debated for a long time. Different...
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Political Terror in Nepal
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...atrocities. However, I could not stop thinking about Nepal – a country... Political Terror in Nepal Upon viewing the Amnesty International (AI) website, I was surprised to see a headline article on Nepal. I truly expected to see articles on the ‘usual’ countries making the headlines - but Nepal? I read reports on Japan and Nigeria as well. The article on Japan was enlightening; I had not previously heard about the mistreatment of women during World War II, but, in general, Japan is stable and I gave them a Political Terror Rating of One. Nigeria, which I rated as Five, has serious internal strife; political oppression appears to be the norm; and the general public in Nigeria endures unbearable...
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Analysis of White-Collared criminals with Power Theory
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...atrocities without the power to do so. The proposition operates also in the reverse. Everyone having the power will in the end commit the appropriate atrocities. 3) Thus, what Bernard Shaw said of a woman's morality, that it is merely her lack of opportunity, applies to all our virtues. We refrain from misbehaving only if, and so long as, opportunity is lacking. When it arises in an unequivocal shape, only the saints amongst us will be able to resist. And sometimes probably not even them. 4) Critical Magnitudes: It is linked with frequencies and numbers, which exert an intensifying effect, and with the possession... Analysis of White-Collared criminals with Power Theory The Person and the...
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How White Mountain Apache people think about their lives and the landscape in which they are located
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...atrocities that they were exposed to by the assimilation rulers in the US. Despite the hostilities that made them to “suffer severe economic and political disruptions”, they fought back as a cohesive unit until they claimed their present landscape that is rich in resources. Their lives to date have changed tremendously due to the economic benefits they receive from the landscape “Basso, 2”. They also hold positive thoughts about their landscape that is referred as “a cultural landscape, “despite its hilliness. The landscape... Task Anthropology Essay   How White Mountain Apache people think about their lives and the landscape in which they are located Introduction Anthropology is an academic study of ...
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A long way gone 'Ishmael Beah and Allegory of the cave Plato's
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...atrocities. Killing, sights of blood and dead people all around him becomes his usual norm in his war days. Contrary to the feelings of childhood that is free from crimes and the normalcy... Insert of Can childhood ever be lost beyond recovery? Allegoric stories are famous for their ability to express the information borne by them in a much hidden manner. It calls for extreme application of people’s wits to adequately discern and interpret the ideas raised therein. The allegory of the cave by Plato is not an exception to this category of literary writing. In his memoir, A Long Way Gone, Ishmael Beah creates characters that reflect the allegoric world depicted in Plato’s Allegory of the cave. The tow...
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Eliezer's Struggle to Keep his Faith in God
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...atrocities in order to have His name exalted and respected. He believed that through endurance, God would finally manifest in his favor. He held steadfast... Night Analysis on Wiesel’s Understanding of God Introduction Night is Elsie Wiesel’s account of excruciating and harrowing tribulation that he went through under the Nazi harsh rule. It is a masterpiece book that offers chronological memoir and a candid and horrific treatment during 1940s as a teenager. In his memoir, he uses his personal starvation, long travels and diseases at the refugee camp where his fellow Jews had gathered as a painful experience that God should not allow. He watched his father succumbed to terrific dysentery while starvati...
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WWII, Holocaust, Cold War, and Postmodernism
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...atrocity might not have occurred? Feel free to be speculative, but ground your speculation in historical details. (388 words) The atrocities that happened during the Holocaust might not have happened had the United States intervened in World War II earlier than when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. It was widely-reported and common knowledge that the newspaper The Bund was smuggled into the United States, which reported atrocities of the Jews and other government-deemed undesirables being murdered in concentration camps... ?WWII WWII, The Holocaust, The Cold War, and Postmodernism Word Count: 750 Part One: As you understand what happened before and during the Holocaust,how can you imagine that this...
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What factors contributed to the U.S.'s initial neutrality in World War I
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...atrocities flooded America shores, reports of babies being mutilated and women violated by German soldiers were rampant. Even though the atrocities were committed by both sides, most reports to come out of Europe were those against the Central Powers. The Zimmermann telegram incident can also be considered as another important factor for swaying American sentiments against the Central Powers. British intelligence had intercepted a telegram from the German Foreign Secretary, Arthur Zimmermann, to the German ambassador to Mexico, proposing an alliance between Germany... What factors contributed to the U.S.'s initial neutrality in World War I The main factor that contributed towards the U.S.'s initial...
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Sociology
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...atrocities and injustices in the community. The basic ideas of nonviolent direct action include: office occupations, shareholder actions, vehicle actions, banner drops, blockades, die-ins, sit-downs or sit-ins among others. Civil rights movements adopted this tactics from the influence of Martin Luther king Jr., who preached nonviolent approaches... Sociology Race: What is nonviolent direct action? What are the basic ideas behind this? How did the Civil Rights movement adopt this tactics? What is the contemporary significance? Nonviolent direct action, usually engineered by civil right activists, refers to active participation in strikes, boycotts, or nonviolent protests, aimed at revealing certain atroc...
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The Arrival of the Europeans
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...atrocities that were committed upon the people who were Native Americans. This points to the historical inaccuracies that are created by colonialism as an economic and political phenomenon. Jamestown experienced severe difficulties in setting up a local economy and for a very long time was dependent upon the economy of the mother country that is, England. This was the case with many new colonies around this time. They were unable to find a firm footing in the new lands. This was attributed in many cases to the lack of labor in these new lands. The situation was different where the colonization was not accompanied... of The Jamestown Fiasco Jamestown, a place in Virginia, is considered by a large section ...
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Synopsis
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...atrocities on a scale hitherto unimaginable. So cliche is the phrase “it’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it” that it goes unnoticed, yet this was the attitude of reserve police battalion 101. “Ordinary men” just doing their jobs… “With a conservative estimate of 6,500 Jews shot during earlier actions like those at J6zef6w and Lomazy and 1,000 shot during the "Jew hunts," and a minimum estimate of 30,500 Jews shot at Majdanek and Poniatowa, the battalion had participated in the direct shooting deaths of at least 38,000 Jews1.” Over and over again the book provides detail after detail of the depth to which the men sunk, “just doing... Ordinary Men “Ordinary Men” by Christopher Browning is a...
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Does capital punishment equate to cruel and unusual punishment
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...atrocities and damages the convict has caused. Kronenwetter, in this respect, believes that people who are against capital punishment undermine ‘the deterrent aspect of legal punishment;’ for the author, “pain and discomfort are an inherent and necessary aspect of legal punishment for crime” and there is nothing unconstitutional when vicious criminals undergo some sort of pain and suffering for their atrocities (Kronenwetter, 2011, p. 65). It can thus be concluded that capital punishments can never be regarded as unconstitutional as they are thought to be cruel and unusual. References Kronenwetter, Michael. (2001). Capital punishment: a reference... ?Capital Punishment as a cruel and unusual punishment...
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Quest for national identity in The Rape of Nanking
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...atrocities” Chang (5) indicates that “using the numbers killed alone, the rape of Nanking surpasses much of the worst barbarism of the ages,” implying that, though the acts of Japanese military were unfathomable, the invasion of Nanking exposed multiple reasons which justified the subsequent crimes. These actions were the mixture of several issues, both stretching from the olden times and new ones... ?Insert Quest for national identity in The Rape of Nanking The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang offers an insight into the developments that transpired during the capture and control of the Nanking, a significant urban area of China. The operation carried out during the 1937-1938, was led by invading Japanese...
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Historiography
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...atrocities took place and challenged human conception about people, humanity and mankind in general. Trying to connect atrocities and brutal, ferocious events... The "Great Man" theory tries to explain histories and events in it by the impact of "great men" or heroes- highly influential people, who due to their charisma, intelligence, wisdom, Machiavellianism, used power in a way that had a decisive impact on history. This theory is commonly associated with the main events of the 20th century, in which both world wars occurred, the nuclear bombs were dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, millions of Jewish people and other ethnic and social groups were brutally killed during the Holocaust, and many atrocitie...
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Goyas Ghost's Essay
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...atrocities, some of which are recorded while the others are lost in time. There were innumerable incidents of bloodshed, torture and rape along with other war crimes. Much of this was captured in the art of printmaker Francis Goya. The ‘Disasters of War’ is a collection of 82 prints made by Goya, which depicts the war along with its gory... Goya’s Ghosts The early 19th century was an important era for Spain. It marked the start of the Peninsula War in which the French invaded Spain making it one of the first national wars, as reckoned by some historians. It also is an apt example of guerrilla warfare and, as a matter of fact, the term “guerrilla warfare” originated after this war. Before the war, France ...
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Argumentative essay favoring capital punishment
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...atrocities and damages the convict has caused. Kronenwetter, in this respect, believes that people who are against capital punishment undermine ‘the deterrent aspect of legal punishment;’ for the author, “pain and discomfort are an inherent and necessary aspect of legal punishment for crime” and there is nothing unconstitutional when vicious criminals undergo some sort of pain and suffering for their atrocities (Kronenwetter 65). It can thus be concluded that capital punishments can never be regarded as unconstitutional or unusual. Capital punishment system considers death penalty as the strongest form of deterrence... ?Argumentative essay favoring capital punishment The issue of capital punishment...
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Hitchens vs Blair debate
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...atrocities against their people because of the fact that they did not have religion, hence lacked a conscience. Blair goes on to state that if religion is gotten rid of then “you're not going to get rid of fascism, and you're not going to get rid of wrong in the world." It is Blair’s belief that the lack of religion in the world would be disastrous because it would be a source of unspeakable evil that might lead to atrocities. Hitchens on the other hand, feels that religion is an oppressive force which should not be allowed to continue... The debate between Hitchens and Blair was long anticipated and when it eventually took place in Toronto, it was in frontof an audience that was full of great...
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Addressing human rights abuses in post Gaddafi Libya
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...atrocities were committed against the Libyan people thus violating the human rights provisions. The forces that were loyal to Gaddafi committed most atrocities; there are also allegations that those who were opposed to Gaddafi’s government committed some atrocities as well. There were crimes against humanity such as murder, torture, rape, enforced disappearance of people, and extermination among other inhumane acts that caused serious physical and mental injuries to the people of Libya. It is for this reason that Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is necessary in order to address the spirit injuries of all kinds that occurred during the revolution. According to Sunga (2009), a Truth... ? HUMAN...
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What barriers are there to the effective prevention of genocide and crimes against humanity
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...atrocities of the event (Kentis, 2011, p.3). Before Lemkin’s work, crimes of mass atrocities [“crimes of crimes”] lacked “explicit identity” (Power, 2002, p. 30). While its precise definition varies among modern scholars, Article II of the 1948 United Nations Convention on the Prevention of the Crime of Genocide (UNCG) defines genocide as: “Any of the below acts committed with the intent ‘to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial, or religious group: Killings targeted at members of a group; Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; Deliberate actions on a group calculated to bring about its... ? World Genocides: Impediments to Prompt Intervention Details: al...
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Education and Public Policy
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...atrocities and other forms of human rights violations (Beitz, 2009). Rights education policies have made positive strides since its emergence in the mid 20th century. First, there has been an increase in the international community’s responsiveness to atrocities across the globe, especially in the Middle East (Beitz, 2009). Second, a lot of attention is currently directed at prevention of human rights... ? Education and Public Policy of Introduction For quite some time, the connection to and attitude of U.S. citizens towards public education has been rather contradictory. For an illustration, while many support and fight for publicly supported education, this support does not go further than this with...
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AMERICAN HISTORY
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...atrocities of Europeans on Native people then we would be ashamed of European civilization. The white men used to capture the native people and used their women physically and men were utilized as slaves. They were treated as animals and given less priorities. We have every right to judge the atrocities of Whites on moral grounds. Since so many centuries, it is obvious the human rights and freedom rules have changed. However, the basic... ?The Slavery Slavery was a common practice among Europeans since 18th century and most of the African and Asian countries were under the colonial rule of Europeans. The Europeans have been torturous to Native Indians and this has led to the destruction of their Empire....
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Assigment
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...atrocities she committed. He forgets how Medea helped her to kill his uncle so as to take the throne. All this brings bitterness to Medea, which pushes her to plot a revenge mission against her husband. She decides to kill the wife, which could also hurt King Creon. The writer shows how Jason condemns Medea for her actions. This helps the audience to have sympathy for Medea. Jason forgets that Medea helped her before. She condemns him for being a coward, but he justifies his actions to make them seem sensible (Euripides 337). This shows how the society fails to recognize the efforts made... due: Assignment The play Medea by Euripides is about a marriage between Jason, who is a hero of the fleece and...
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Did the First World War or the Second World War mark the pinnacle of the importance of wartime propaganda before 1945
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...atrocities against the rest of the society. The propagandist in this case used the promise of better working and living conditions as soon as the Germans were gotten rid of, a strategy which brought immense support of the American war against the Germans. The third face is the widespread dishonesty that propaganda prevails upon. As analysts observed at the close of the war in 1918, the organisers and decision makers at the helm of the American camp... Propaganda and War Introduction The term propaganda refers to the deliberate expression of an opinion with the goal of influencing individual, group of societal actions regarding a particular matter. It involves the use of instruments of mass communication ...
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International law
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...atrocities directly and those who ordered them or assisted in their commissions. Nigeria has failed to make or has not incorporated the Rome Statute10 into its domestic law; hence, war crimes and crimes against humanity are not crimes in the Nigerian law; criminal suspects from the Boko Haram outfit have been tried for terrorism under the Nigerian Terrorism and Prevention Act of 2001. The act has portions that contravene international human rights, for instance detaining suspects for lengthy periods without formal charges... Crimes against Humanity Crimes against Humanity/Crime against Peace Cases Introduction The Rome Statute specifies clearly several prohibited acts that amount to or constitute either ...
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Re-victimisation of Holocaust Survivors in the Contemporary Filmic Landscape
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...atrocities they witnessed... ?Re-victimisation of Holocaust Survivors in the Contemporary Filmic Landscape Introduction Filmmakers’ exploitation of the Holocaust as an underlyingmoral perspective assumes varied forms. In a number of cases, filmmakers’ use of the Holocaust has turned into an issue of fierce debate, illustrating the power of the film as a cultural instrument and the degree to which the Holocaust is depicted on screen has itself turned into a subject of public outcry. Susan Sontag argues that “one’s first encounter with the photographic inventory of ultimate horror is a kind of revelation, the prototypically modern revelation: a negative epiphany. For me, it was photographs of Bergen-Belsen ...
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How far can Bernhard Schlink's novel 'The Reader' be understood as an examination of the role played by history in the construction of cultural identities
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...atrocities of the past shape and form the current cultural identities of Germany and its people. (Schlink) Schlink explores the role that history plays in the construction of cultural identities by taking the reader through the 1960’s Auschwitz trials of the German Second World War SS Guards which were the first Nazi war crimes’ trail in German courts. By doing so Schlink demonstrates how the conduct of the Nazi war criminals required accountability not only for the actual perpetrators... but for generations that followed. By paralleling these events and the consequences for one nation of people, Schlink makes the point that history contributes to the construction of cultural...
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American Society is a Society of Denial
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...atrocities and loss of lives occurs. Nevertheless, we appear to shy away from all this. Even when our soldiers come back home from war, we reward them with medals, and seem to welcome them back join one condition; that they remain silent about their experiences (Rockwell 2008). The troops too have been conditioned on the power of silence, and so... American Society Is A Society Of Denial Introduction The American society has learnt to perfect the defense mechanism that is denial, especially with regard to the experiences of war. From the First World War, then the second, followed by the Vietnam War and lately, the war in Iraq, we have always dispatched our soldiers to all these wars. Without doubt,...
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State-sponsored oppression
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...atrocities committed by individuals that deserve punishment... "That international law imposes duties and liabilities upon individuals as well as upon s has long been recognised.Crimes against international law are committed by men, not by abstract entities, and only by punishing individuals who commit such crimes can the provisions of international law be enforced." (International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg (1946), 41 AJIL (1947) 172.) Introduction The phenomenon of state-sponsored oppression has been extensively researched and discussed all over the world. (Steiner, 2006). Such killings and torture demonstrate grave violations of political rights and liberties. It has been opined that political ri...
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Spanish American War essay
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...atrocities Spanish rulers were executing in Cuba devoid of considering the welfare of the citizens. Initially, America was unwilling to intervene, but due to constant pleading by its neighbors (Cuba), it had no alternative. According to America, it did not intend to indulge in the war, but their involvement emanated from the sinking of Maine battleship. This did infuriate the Americans who, due to political influences, forced William McKinley to a revolt. The chance came at an opportune time when they were wishing Cuban freedom from the Spanish dominion, which resulted in eruption of a severe war. America claimed that its intentions were sincere and meant best for the Cuban citizens... Spanish American...
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WWII, Holocaust, Cold War, and Postmodernism
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...atrocity might not have occurred? Feel free to be speculative, but ground your speculation in historical details. (388 words) The atrocities that happened during the Holocaust might not have happened had the United States intervened in World War II earlier than when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. It was widely-reported and common knowledge that the newspaper The Bund was smuggled into the United States, which reported atrocities of the Jews and other government-deemed undesirables being murdered in concentration camps... WWII WWII, The Holocaust, The Cold War, and Postmodernism Word Count: 750 Part One: As you understand what happened before and during the Holocaust, how can you imagine that this...
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