The Crime of Our Time

A possible solution to solve the problem of sexual assault and rape in college campuses would be for colleges to provide safe places for victims to report any incidents involving sexual assault. A major factor that attributes to the inability to solve this problem is that oftentimes students are afraid to speak up about incidents that have occurred. Students fear that by rep...
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Transcendentalism in Modern Society

The ideals of transcendentalism revolutionized the way people considered the world and they flourish to this day, as the ideas of nonconformity and free thought still manifest themselves in contemporary American culture. Society encourages the oppression of individuality but the ideals of nonconformity, an integral theme of transcendentalism, still influence movies and novels...
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Form and Function: Utopian Idealism

Throughout history the idea of a Utopia persists. The idea, a perfect world where everyone gets what they want and nobody has unmet needs, is an attractive one. Just think of bringing an end to world poverty and famine, or ending the plight of the common people and beginning a new world order under a benevolent government (or lack thereof) which looks only to further the inte...
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The Lottery Analysis Case Study

“I think we ought to start over,” Mrs. Hutchinson said, as quietly as she could. “I tell you it wasn’t fair. You didn’t give him time enough to choose. Everybody saw that” (Jackson). In a small town of three hundred people, they conduct an annual ritual known as “The Lottery”. The aspects of mystery and cruelty are brought from her personal life. Shirley Jackson lived an unea...
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The Hate of Democracy

Ever know someone who tried to move a boulder on their own, that’s what it is of like to try to force Democracy on the Middle East, keep pushing and pushing but it just won’t budge. The U.S. will never be able to convert the Middle East in to a Democracy because they have been ruled by kings and dictators for far too long, we have turned them into our enemies, and they think ...
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'Over population causes problems"

Imagine what would the world be like if we doubled our population? Over Population is when there are too many people in the world or in one place it also means that we can’t control it. Over population can cause many problems. Over population causes problems within our natural resources. The effects are global warming because more dirty air creates hotter temperatures in the...
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The Children's Hour

C. S. Lewis once said, “Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.” How true this is! Only when there is true love and affection can a family have a lasting bond. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow shows the value and joy that comes from the love of a father to his children in his poem The Children’s Hour. He draws the read...
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Can Astronomical Radiation Affect Organisms on Earth?

The subject of cosmobiology is a very recent development in the subjects of both psychology and astronomy; however, some see it as related to the years-old practice of astrology – a set of ideas that are both unfounded and superstitious. Before beginning the discussion on the subject of cosmobiology, the author would like to reject the principles of this and identify themsel...
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Ms. Quill

There have been many great, influential teachers in my life, but there is one that seems to be better than the others. That is my eighth grade social studies teacher, Ms.Quill. She is also the Vice-Principal at St. Elizabeth Elementary School. I am nominating her because she made social studies easy and fun, we read interesting books in her class, and she helped me in my eigh...
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What Are Phobias

Phobias are the sources of restrictions and issues for many people in this world.Countless different phobias exist, and many people are affected by one phobia or another. Nine percent of Americans deal with phobias in their lifetime.(6) That is over thirty million people, and it is crucial for people to learn how to treat and deal with their phobias. Also, it is society’s ob...
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