A Weaker God The Iliad,Odyssey&Gilgamesh

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A Weaker God:The Iliad,Odyssey&Gilgamesh The Oxford English Dictionary defines god as ?1. A being conceived as the perfect, omnipotent, omniscient ruler and originator of the universe, the principal object of faith and worship in monotheist religions. 2. A being of supernatural powers, believed in and worshipped by a people.? The first definition reflects Modern America?s […]

Beyond the Veil

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Beyond the Veil ?Beyond the Veil? As a result of the Islamic Revolution that took place seventeen years ago, a series of forces were unleashed which have transformed and reshaped the face of Iranian soci-ety in every aspect imaginable. These changes have rocked not only the political and economic spheres of Iran, but even more […]

Sweat Shops

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Sweat Shops Are Sweatshops Necessarily Evil Since the employers main objective is to sell as much of the product as they can, the factories hire many people to get more of their product produced. The more workers they hire, the less the money they are willing to give their workers. Many workers work at the […]

The Oresteia

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The Oresteia The Oresteia By: Anonymous In the trilogy Oresteia, the issues concerned are the transformation from vengeance to law, from chaos to peace, from dependence to independence, and from old to new. These four significant changes all take place throughout the play and are somewhat parallel to the transformations that were going on in […]

American Culture is Infatuated With Violence

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American Culture is Infatuated With Violence AMERICAN CULTURE IS INFATUATED WITH VIOLENCE For Americans, violence has become a way of life in more ways than are imaginable. In America, violence occurs everyday and leads to disasters, disabilities, and sometimes deaths. Over the past years, violence has occurred in different ways in America. Violence is evidenced […]

The Odyssey

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The Odyssey ?THE ODYSSEY? AS A HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL REPRESENTATION OF RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE PEOPLE AND THE GODS AND GODDESSES OF MT. OLYMPUS The overall objective of this research paper is to identify and discuss ?The Odyssey,? by Homer during his journey of Odysseus following the Fall of Troy. It was during this sojourn that […]

Surrogate MotherHood

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Surrogate MotherHood Introduction and Background In today?s society there is no shortage of controversial topics that have left society looking for the right answers. Ranging from abortion to the death penalty to affirmative action, these debatable subjects are usually at the forefront of people?s minds, which can be seen from the role these ideas played […]

The Odssey Better Men

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The Odssey: Better Men In The Odyssey, written by Homer, the main character Odysseus faced misfortune in his attempts to return home after the Trojan war. His son Telemakhos also faced hardships all the while Odysseus was away. From these misfortunes they both learned to become better men and together were able to regain control […]

Exodus The Foundation Of Faith

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Exodus The Foundation Of Faith I remember the first time I was exposed to the book of Exodus. I was 10 years old. I learned of the Holy Bible in Bible school it was very exciting. To a child, stories are always the best part of school. The story of Moses and the Plagues, Moses […]