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Comparison of Karl Marx and Matthew Arnold
Comparison of Karl Marx and Matthew Arnold
Comparison of Karl Marx and Matthew Arnold Comparison of Karl Marx and Matthew Arnold Through their writing, Karl Marx and Matthew Arnold show their opposing views on the importance of internal and external functions of culture. In the first chapter of Culture and Anarchy, Sweetness and Light, Arnold describes culture as being responsible for the progress of politics and society and as the best knowledge and thought of the time (19). Matthew Arnold\'s culture is based on two main aspects, r
The Future of NASA
The Future of NASA
The Future of NASA The Future of NASA One hundred years from now, NASA\'s space program will not be so far advanced that people will be able to beam around the Universe or travel through time. However, unless something goes terribly wrong with the world, it is expected to advance tremendously. New, high-tech designs for rockets will make them more environmentally safe. Rockets will also be recycled and reused. Systems retrieving parts of rockets that are today, left behind in space, will be cre
College Costs
College Costs
College Costs College Costs Introduction It\'s no secret that financing a college education is getting tougher. College costs have skyrocketed over the past decade or so, and there\'s no relief in sight. Average tuition at four-year colleges will increase 7 percent this school year, double the rate of inflation. Student aid is not increasing fast enough to plug the growing gap between tuition and family finances. In addition, there is a growing number of older students entering college today. T
Why Sign Up For Enterprise and Innovation
Why Sign Up For Enterprise and Innovation
Why Sign Up For Enterprise and Innovation Why Sign Up For Enterprise and Innovation Teens are facing a major unemployment rate when they come out of High School. This unemployment rate could be cut if students would learn and grasp knowledge of business, economy, and new technology. This course should help in grasping all those ideas. This essay will start this process of learning by setting goals and showing how they can be met. The real world is tuff and unpredictable. With this course, prepa
1984
1984
1984 1984 I think that today\'s society is a half version of George Owell\'s novel, 1984, in some ways it is similar and in others, uniquely different. The closest we come today to a Big Brother is the mob. The people are also controlled by watchful security cameras and subliminal messages. However, something in life today is very different from that of 1984, it is the people. In the words of the famous lyricist, Power to the People. In analyzing Big Brother, there are similarities betw
Harrison Bergeron
Harrison Bergeron
Harrison Bergeron Harrison Bergeron In Harrison Bergeron Kurt Vonnegut depicts a society in which everyone is mentally, physically, and socially equal. Throughout the history of our country, Americans have sought racial, gender, and socio-economic equality. On paper such a society seems ideal. Through the story one might infer that Vonnegut views the concept of total equality as ludicrous. Equality can be interpreted many ways. One point of view is the American belief that everybody should be
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park Jurassic Park Michael Crichton, in his outstandingly exciting science fiction novel, Jurassic Park, has put together a suspenseful, compelling, riveting, frightening, realistic, thrilling, and scientifically informative world, combining sophisticated biotechnology with prehistoric legend, blending the past, present, and the future, and a terrifying nightmares of science run wild, packed with humans and genetically engineered dinosaurs, including mesmerizing, fast paced action. It
Brave New World: The Advancement of Science
Brave New World: The Advancement of Science
Brave New World: The Advancement of Science Brave New World: The Advancement of Science Christy Campbell Mrs. Doig Eng OAC 2 16 May, 1996 When thinking of progress, most people think of advances in the scientific fields, believing that most discoveries and technologies are beneficial to society. Are these advances as beneficial as most people think? In the novel Brave New World, the author Aldous Huxley, warns readers that scientific advances can be a threat to society. This is particularly evi
Creative Writing: The Big Scoop
Creative Writing: The Big Scoop
Creative Writing: The Big Scoop Creative Writing: The Big Scoop Hello, my name is Jack Williams. I am a reporter you have been hearing a lot about and this is how I gathered my information for my article on Computers, Hacking, And USA\'s Citizens that has been causing so much uproar in many states and even in the government. Recently, people have claimed that I fantasized everything in the report and that I should work in the fiction field in stead of journalism, so here is the exact way I re
The Satire of Jonathan Swift Revealed
The Satire of Jonathan Swift Revealed
The Satire of Jonathan Swift Revealed The Satire of Jonathan Swift Revealed During the eighteenth century there was an incredible upheaval of commercialization in London, England. As a result, English society underwent significant, “changes in attitude and thought”, in an attempt to obtain the dignity and splendor of royalty and the upper class (McKendrick,2). As a result, English society held themselves in very high regards, feeling that they were the elite society of mankind. In his novel, Gu
I think that today's society is a half version o
I think that today's society is a half version o
I think that today\'s society is a half version of George Owell\'s novel, 1984, in some ways it is similar and in others, uniquely different. The closest we come today to a Big Brother is the mob. The people are also controlled by watchful security cameras and subliminal messages. However, something in life today is very different from that of 1984, it is the people. In the words of the famous lyricist, Power to the People. In analyzing Big Brother, there are similarities between it and
The Witching Hour
The Witching Hour
The Witching Hour The Witching Hour Title: The Witching Hour Author: Anne Rice Copyright Date: 1990 Number of Page Read: 1043 Three main elements classify the genre: Gothic, Mystery, and Romance. I classify Gothic novels as stories pertaining to a dismal atmosphere, such as Edgar Allan Poe\'s literature. . Lovers who unlock thirteen generation\'s of Mayfair family secrets and incest; discovering that their intervention becomes a more complex-intertwining destiny. Our Antagonist Michael Curry, a
27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes
27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes
27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes Since 1968 America has been better enlightened than previously concerning current events and happenings around the world. A considerable factor for this occurrence is the television program 60 Minutes which debuted on the air in September of 1968. Many other television newsmagazines have been produced since its creation, however none have possessed the longevity nor the influence of 60 Minutes. Infact, 60 Minutes, which is owned by CBS News, was the first regu
Atlantis: We Will Never Know
Atlantis: We Will Never Know
Atlantis: We Will Never Know Atlantis: We Will Never Know Fantasy is a tough sell in the twentieth century. The world has been fully discovered and fully mapped. Popular media has effectively minimized the legend and the fantastic rumor, though to make up for this it has generated falsities not as lavish but just as interesting. Satellites have mapped and studied the earth, leaving only a space frontier that is as yet unreachable. But standing out is a charming fantasy the modern world has yet
Atlantis: We Will Ever Know
Atlantis: We Will Ever Know
Atlantis: We Will Ever Know Atlantis: We Will Ever Know Fantasy is a tough sell in the twentieth century. The world has been fully discovered and fully mapped. Popular media has effectively minimized the legend and the fantastic rumor, though to make up for this it has generated falsities not as lavish but just as interesting. Satellites have mapped and studied the earth, leaving only a space frontier that is as yet unreachable. But standing out is a charming fantasy the modern world has yet to
Legacies: Roman, Greeks, and Hebrews
Legacies: Roman, Greeks, and Hebrews
Legacies: Roman, Greeks, and Hebrews Legacies: Roman, Greeks, and Hebrews In the ancient days, when culture, as well as civilizations were developing, many things came to be known as options for later cultures. Civilizations had different ways of doing things and therefore each of their cultures differed considerably. The Romans, the Greeks and the Hebrews all presented different legacies to the world. The Romans actually gave a legacy from their political, and economic systems. From the politi
Pyramids
Pyramids
Pyramids Pyramids The pyramids of Egypt are the last remaining Wonder of the World. Even in the days of Ancient Egypt when powerful pharaohs ruled over Egypt the pyramids were considered a wonder. Today, the ruins of 35 pyramids still stand near the Nile River in Egypt. These pyramids were built to protect the bodies of Egyptian kings and other royalty but before the pyramids became the standard for burials, tombs were used for Egypt\'s early rulers, nobles, and other high ranking officials. Th
A Futuristic Interview With Romeo
A Futuristic Interview With Romeo
A Futuristic Interview With Romeo A Futuristic Interview With Romeo SCENE I: Setting: On the set of ‘Time Voyager\', a new television series. Characters: ANN - Announcer ROMEO - Romeo ANN: Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome again to this week\'s edition of Time Voyager. In case this is the first time you have tuned in and are unfamiliar with the concept, let me explain it to you. Modern technology today allows us to go back in time, as you probably know already. We do just that - go back and visit
Contrast Essay: Romeo and Juliet
Contrast Essay: Romeo and Juliet
Contrast Essay: Romeo and Juliet Contrast Essay: Romeo and Juliet Often times people say that William Shakespeare was and still is a legend. They are correct. It is amazing how Shakespeare\'s play Romeo and Juliet written centuries ago can be better than Franco Zefferelli\'s movie production of Romeo and Juliet, which had much better technology to work with only decades ago. Although the movie appeared better, it left out some major parts. The play had better mood and plot details which made it
Canada's Economy in 1996
Canada's Economy in 1996
Canada\'s Economy in 1996 Canada\'s Economy in 1996 To investigate the state of the Canadian economy, it is very useful to track Canada\'s six major economic goals: economic growth, economic stability, economic efficiency, economic equity, viable balance of payments, and low unemployment. At a given time, Canada is achieving some of these goals while falling behind on some of the others. When taken all into consideration, these goals give an indication of how well Canada has been doing and the
5 Modes of Transportation
5 Modes of Transportation
5 Modes of Transportation 5 Modes of Transportation In order to have easy mobility of persons and goods, it is necessary to have a sophisticated and widespread transportation system. This system is made up of five primary areas of transportation, which are: - Motor vehicles - Railroad transportation - Air transportation - Water transportation - Pipelines Each of these five modes consists of different subsystems which make up the system. Each mode is used to transport persons or goods, but in ma
All Quiet on the Western Front
All Quiet on the Western Front
All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front is a book written by Erich Maria Remarkque. It was a book written to reflect the human cost of war. It shows us how war has a hidden face that most people do not see until it is too late. In the novel, he describes a group of young men who at first think war is glorious. But as the war drags on, the group discovers how war is not all it is set out to be. As the war went on, they saw their friends either
Answer America's Call
Answer America's Call
Answer America\'s Call Answer America\'s Call Throughout the history of America there have been several different answers to her call. Every different time period has had it\'s own call, from the days of Jefferson and the Constitution, to the days of Kennedy and the Vietnam conflict. What is this generation\'s call? With the Cold War dead and behind us, America is calling from a different line. No longer is America in need of a sophisticated high budget military, but for new minds and ideas. Lo
Death of a Salesman: Symbols
Death of a Salesman: Symbols
Death of a Salesman: Symbols Death of a Salesman: Symbols Many symbols are incorporated into the play Death of a Sales man and they in turn relate to both character and theme. The hose, tape recorder and the seeds are some of these symbols. The hose in Miller\'s drama directly relates to the theme of d eath. The hose is a line attached to the gas main in Willy\'s house which allows him to snif f the gas. This action can be seen as Willy\'s suicide wish, and escape from the realities of life.
Creative Writing: Equality
Creative Writing: Equality
Creative Writing: Equality Creative Writing: Equality Nausea. To describe the whole situation in one word I would have to choose nausea. The Expo center was packed with societies elite, eagerly waiting the announcement of what the rumor mill had told them to be the most important invention of the decade. The air was cold and damp, like that of a hospital. Barley audible was the most annoying Michael Bolton song that I could imagine. As I got entranced by the dullness of the situation I noticed
I Heard The Owl Call My Name and The Black Robe
I Heard The Owl Call My Name and The Black Robe
I Heard The Owl Call My Name and The Black Robe: The Indians I Heard The Owl Call My Name and The Black Robe: The Indians Although the Indians in I Heard The Owl Call My Name, and in The Black Robe are primitive in the technological sense, they are neither simple or emotional people. The Indians in both texts could be classed as primitive people - if we take primitive to mean technologically underdeveloped. The level of technology possessed by the white man is far superior to that of th
Many Advertisements Use Codes to Convey a Fairy Ta
Many Advertisements Use Codes to Convey a Fairy Ta
Many Advertisements Use Codes to Convey a Fairy Tale to Consumers Many Advertisements Use Codes to Convey a Fairy Tale to Consumers Many advertisements use codes to convey a fairy tale to consumers, usually resulting in a happy ending. This occurs at the expense of the price and means being set aside. Most advertisements rely heavily on visual props and sometimes on text to convey their meaning. These codes are open to many interpretations. This ad is no exception. It uses the visual code on ma
Nuclear Weapons: Destructors or Saviors?
Nuclear Weapons: Destructors or Saviors?
Nuclear Weapons: Destructors or Saviors? Nuclear Weapons: Destructors or Saviors? When one thinks of complete and total annihilation, the plumage of an infamous mushroom cloud is undoubtedly an image which comes to mind. This ominous image is . . . a tiger which must be looked in the eye, (Looking the Tiger in the Eye, 1982). The reason for which we must examine the issue of nuclear weapons, is best stated in the words of J. Robert Oppenheimer, . . . until we have looked this tiger in the ey
Krapp's Last Tape: Imagery in Color
Krapp's Last Tape: Imagery in Color
Krapp\'s Last Tape: Imagery in Color Krapp\'s Last Tape: Imagery in Color During the 20th century, there was an evident disillusion and disintegration in religious views and human nature due to the horrific and appalling events and improvements in technology of this time, such as the Holocaust and the creation of the atom bomb. This has left people with little, if any, faith in powers above or in their own kind, leaving them to linger in feelings of despair and that life is an absurd joke. From
Advancement of Technology and Science and Its Infl
Advancement of Technology and Science and Its Infl
Advancement of Technology and Science and Its Influence On Science Fiction Novels Advancement of Technology and Science and Its Influence On Science Fiction Novels The rapid pace of technology and the advancement of scientific understanding in the past one hundred years are at the backbone for the distinctly twentieth century genre -- science fiction. Such rapid advancement in these fields of technology have opened up literally worlds of possibilities for the future. One hundred years ago the p
Sociopolitical Philosophy in the Works of Stoker a
Sociopolitical Philosophy in the Works of Stoker a
Sociopolitical Philosophy in the Works of Stoker and Yeats Sociopolitical Philosophy in the Works of Stoker and Yeats Around the turn of this century there was widespread fear throughout Europe, and especially Ireland, of the consequences of the race mixing that was occurring and the rise of the lower classes over the aristocracies in control. In Ireland, the Protestants who were in control of the country began to fear the rise of the Catholics, which threatened their land and political power.
Standardization of the English Language
Standardization of the English Language
Standardization of the English Language Standardization of the English Language There are several important events before 1500 that when listed together show a series of steps in the struggle for English language supremacy. These steps are mainly governmental, legal and official events that pushed English usage. In 1356 The Sheriff\'s Court in London and Middlesex were conducted in English for the first time. When Parliament opened in 1362 the Statute of Pleading was issued declaring English as
Summary of New-Making and Charles Shultz's Peanuts
Summary of New-Making and Charles Shultz's Peanuts
Summary of New-Making and Charles Shultz\'s Peanuts Summary of New-Making and Charles Shultz\'s Peanuts Summary of News-Making: The Pseudo-Event From education and consumption, to personal relations and public affairs the news media in the United States captures our attention by littering it with pseudo-events. As advancements in technology made it possible for journalists to communicate more easily, the media began to blossom into the national scene instead of the usual local news and events.
The Light In The Forest: Analysis
The Light In The Forest: Analysis
The Light In The Forest: Analysis The Light In The Forest: Analysis Conrad Richter presents a historic fictional work describing the colonial frontier in The Light in the Forest. True Son, born as John Butler, was captured by the Lenni Lenape Indians at the age of four. He was adopted by them and raised as the son of their chief, Cuyloga. He became a part of the Indian culture. Later the Indians made a treaty with the whites and all white captives were to be returned to their people, including
Locke's The Second Treatise of Civil Government: T
Locke's The Second Treatise of Civil Government: T
Locke\'s The Second Treatise of Civil Government: The Significance of Reason Locke\'s The Second Treatise of Civil Government: The Significance of Reason The significance of reason is discussed both in John Locke\'s, The Second Treatise of Civil Government, and in Jean-Jacques Rousseau\'s, Emile. However, the definitions that both authors give to the word “reason” vary significantly. I will now attempt to compare the different meanings that each man considered to be the accurate definition of r
The Wretched Of The Earth: A Review
The Wretched Of The Earth: A Review
The Wretched Of The Earth: A Review The Wretched Of The Earth: A Review Fanon\'s book, The Wretched Of The Earth like Foucault\'s Discipline and Punish question the basic assumptions that underlie society. Both books writers come from vastly different perspectives and this shapes what both authors see as the technologies that keep the populace in line. Foucault coming out of the French intellectual class sees technologies as prisons, family, mental institutions, and other institutions and c
Youth : Then & Now
Youth : Then & Now
Youth : Then & Now Youth : Then & Now The spirit of youth has changed dramatically since the days of Joseph Conrad and his story, Youth. Conrad strongly emphasises the desire and strong will of the young crewmen. Whereas, today\'s youth do not posses he drive and motivation of their ancestors. All in all, it is clear through the passing time, attitudes have changed. 1 O Youth! The strength of it, the faith of it, the imagination of it! Conrad\'s example of youth powerfully describes the gre
27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes
27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes
27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes 27 Years of Influential 60 Minutes Since 1968 America has been better enlightened than previously concerning current events and happenings around the world. A considerable factor for this occurrence is the television program 60 Minutes which debuted on the air in September of 1968. Many other television newsmagazines have been produced since its creation, however none have possessed the longevity nor the influence of 60 Minutes. Infact, 60 Minutes, which is ow
Orwell's Animal Farm: Summary of Characters
Orwell's Animal Farm: Summary of Characters
Orwell\'s Animal Farm: Summary of Characters Orwell\'s Animal Farm: Summary of Characters Stalin\'s five-year plan was made to upgrade Russia and bring it current with the rest of the world within a five-year period. In Orwell\'s book Animal Farm, Napoleon - Snowball thinks up the idea of constructing a windmill which looks like it is designed to bring the farm up to current technology. In both cases, Stalin and Napoleon come off trying to sell their ideas with the impression that it is to bett
What I Would Place In A Time Capsule
What I Would Place In A Time Capsule
What I Would Place In A Time Capsule What I Would Place In A Time Capsule As the turn of the millennium approaches, the human race will continue to develop new technology and new ways of thinking. It is always enjoyable to take a visual journey back in time, to view what was considered advanced and what thoughts of future times represented. A time capsule stored with precious documents and possessions from a past era can serve as a visual and material presentation of what past times were like,
5 Modes of Transportation
5 Modes of Transportation
5 Modes of Transportation In order to have easy mobility of persons and goods, it is necessary to have a sophisticated and widespread transportation system. This system is made up of five primary areas of transportation, which are: · Motor vehicles · Railroad transportation · Air transportation · Water transportation · Pipelines Each of these five modes consists of different subsystems which make up the system. Each mode is used to transport persons or goods, but in many instances, one mode may
Creative Writing: The Case of the Broken Hutch
Creative Writing: The Case of the Broken Hutch
Creative Writing: The Case of the Broken Hutch Creative Writing: The Case of the Broken Hutch I would like to write a story about a conflict I had with a past boss. It had to deal with the fact that he did not want to hear my side of the story, and listen totally to the customer. This has affected my life and the way I work with my co-workers to this present date. I work at a home rental store, we rent furniture, electronics, household appliances, and computers. We rent practically anything tha
Censorship of the Internet and the Tyranny of Our
Censorship of the Internet and the Tyranny of Our
Censorship of the Internet and the Tyranny of Our Government Censorship of the Internet and the Tyranny of Our Government To curtail free expression strikes twice at intellectual freedom, for whoever deprives another of the right to state unpopular views also deprives others of the right to listen to those views, said Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr(Censorship and the U.S. Government 1). I completely agree with Mr. Holmes, and when the question of censoring the Internet arises, I cringe. Governing
Fahrenheit 451: Change
Fahrenheit 451: Change
Fahrenheit 451: Change Fahrenheit 451: Change What is change? Webster\'s Second Collegiate Dictionary, defines change as to cause to become different; alter; transform; convert. Many things, people, and world events are able to change. Peace may be present for years and shattered by a disagreement over religion, or shift of political power. Technology changes the lives of people and how the interact and work in the world. People also change. Many do not see any wrongdoing internally, and remain
Civilize the Wilderness
Civilize the Wilderness
Civilize the Wilderness Civilize the Wilderness Wilderness, why civilize it? This is an interesting question, and one that is hard to answer. Why not just leave the wilderness alone, and let it grow and decide it\'s own beginnings and ends? Does civilizing the wilderness make it better or worse? In what ways is it better or worse if we leave it alone or it we civilize it? These are all excellent questions and are all worthwhile to think about. Western culture has tried to civilize the wildernes
Personal Writing: College
Personal Writing: College
Personal Writing: College Personal Writing: College In life people have to make choices, in my life I have had to make many, many choices. I think that my biggest decision or choice would be my application and move to college. This would be considered the biggest decision I have had to make in my life so far. When your senior year in high school rolls around, most people have to start thinking about what they want to do with their lives in the next four years, and what will happen after those f
Travelers Guide to Colorado
Travelers Guide to Colorado
Travelers Guide to Colorado Travelers Guide to Colorado This is a travelers guide to the state of Colorado. Colorado is a unique and interesting place to visit. If the reader would want to go to Colorado, this is the report to read. This report has both statistics and fun things to go and do. Colorado is state of mountains and hills. Colorado is the highest of the states elevation at over 14,000 feet high. Many people visit Colorado each year. Many of the people that visit here are outdoor enth
Criticism of Practical Application of Utopia in B
Criticism of Practical Application of Utopia in B
Criticism of Practical Application of Utopia in Brave New World Criticism of Practical Application of Utopia in Brave New World Debra Ackerman Mrs. Eileen Waite Criticism of Practical Application of Utopia in Brave New World Aldous Huxley\'s Brave New World illustrates the loss of morality when established standards are replaced by amoral criteria. In his novel, Huxley criticizes the practical applications of Utopia in actual society. Huxley\'s depiction of love, science, and religion suppo
Death of a Salesman: Symbols in the Play
Death of a Salesman: Symbols in the Play
Death of a Salesman: Symbols in the Play Death of a Salesman: Symbols in the Play Many symbols are incorporated into the play Death of a Sales man and they in turn relate to both character and theme. The hose, tape recorder and the seeds are some of these symbols. The hose in Miller\'s drama directly relates to the theme of d eath. The hose is a line attached to the gas main in Willy\'s house which allows him to sniff the gas. This action can be seen as Willy\'s suicide wish, and escape from
Definition of Education
Definition of Education
Definition of Education Definition of Education Education what is it? It is defined as: 1. The act or process of educating or being educated. 2. The knowledge or skill obtained or developed by a learning process. 3. A program of instruction of a specified kind or level. 4. The field of study that is concerned with the pedagogy of teaching and learning, according to the American Heritage dictionary. Its etymology comes from the Latin word educatio which means to bring up1 But what does that te