The Mockingbirds

The novel and screenplay To Kill A Mockingbird are titled from a somewhat iconic quote by character Atticus Finch. “Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird. Mockingbirds don’t do one thing except make music for us to enjoy.”This bit of advice may seem unrelated to the storyline, more of a warning f...
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Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great is known widely around the world for his military career, leadership, and impact on the people. Maybe you heard of him for defeating one of the strongest empires in the world at that time, the Persian Empire. He was born in July, 356 BC in Greece, and he lived there for some time but then left (Biography, 2017). Perhaps you know him by the Gordian knot. A...
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The Deterioation of Macbeth

Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.” This quote applies to the character of Macbeth and his subsequent downfall because it outlines the effects that excessive ambition and negative influences can have on an individual’s ...
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national debt

Today’s Federal Debt is about $18,798,926,407,000 and that does not include state and local debt and, it doesn’t include called agency debt and, it doesn’t include the so-called unfunded liabilities of entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare.In end of 2015 the national debt was estimated to be $21.7 trillion, including federal $18.2 trillion, state $1.15 trill...
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Hidden History

European history has endured countless number of revolutions that has shaped the world, as we know it today. The era of enlightenment and the French revolution revealed the principles of equality, citizenship, sovereignty and a movement against absolute monarchy. However, the fall of Robespierre in some sense ended the French Revolution. Many People then sought to keep the pr...
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God Exists

Does God really exist? For years this question has been asked and the same answer rings true; yes, He does. There are ways to proving this fact when people decide to debate it. Due to archeological findings, additional manuscript writings, and prophetic truths, there is nothing else to believe except that God does exist. Archeologists are finding more and more artifacts and ...
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Hiro of the Sun

The “Hiro” of the Sun had a confusing and mysterious role in World War II and expansion of Japan. He reigned during periods of economic unrest, defeat, and global war. During these times to many of his people, he was concluded as “emperor of heaven.” Hirohito was born on April 29, 1901, in Tokyo, Japan. After World War II and not been convicted of any war crimes during WW2, ...
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The CSI Effect

“Crime scene investigation is the meeting point of science, logic, and law” (Layton). The jobs that are portrayed on television are not the same as what the actual jobs are. Police officers are the first to arrive at a crime scene to secure the crime scene and arrest the perpetrator (Layton). This is not shown on crime scene television shows. The CSI unit then arrives and doc...
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The Mistreatment of People with Disabilities

People with disabilities face many challenges throughout their lifetime, the most common being the mistreatment they receive from others around them. These people are constantly being both verbally and physically abused by others simply because of their mental or physical disabilities. This has been a problem for many years and still exists in the world today. When people ar...
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Bisexual Rights

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.” Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. “Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and the security of a person.” Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. All thirty articles...
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