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Death of American Culture

  Death of American Culture: American Culture – how corporates sold America and forgot to be American. Big Brother – Big Boss. India and China are such big markets that biggest of brands have to adjust to local culture and taste to make a sale. And everyone wants a piece of the action from two [...]

Hope

There always exists dynamism, hope, driving energy in the culture of India across its ages. Be it industrial revolution, political revolution, cultural evolution, societal revolution. Now its all blended into a perfect mix that rises hope for better India in the future. Voices against corruption, need for a change, political turbulence always existed and co-existed [...]

Quran Burning: The National Media’s Role in Turning Local Events into International Controversies

Florida Pastor Terry Jones threatened to burn copies of the Quran to protest the opening of a mosque on 9/11 in close proximity to Ground Zero. This has created an international reaction, in addition, it has caused a security issue among our troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. But did it have to happen? And more [...]

Polemarchus’ Concession

In Book 1 of Plato’s Republic, Socrates’ refinement of Cephalus’ definition of justice is “speaking the truth and paying your debts”, which Socrates suggests to be wrong (331 d).  This however is objected by Polemarchus, claiming that, according to the poet Simonides, his father’s characterization is fitting; at this point, being the superficial man Plato [...]

SSGT. Clyde Alva Taylor, WWII Hero

Clyde A. Taylor, the youngest of the Taylor boys, was drafted into the Army for battle in World War II where he became a war hero for the United States of America. His brother, Floyd Taylor served in the Army Air Corps. Like their little brother Clyde, Levi, Milburn, and Bill Taylor all served in [...]

Military chaplins during the civil war

This paper discusses the role and duties of a military chaplain during the Civil War. MILITARY CHAPLAINS DURING THE CIVIL WAR Cassie S. Tritthart September 7, 2008 During the civil war, chaplains had undefined role when it came to their involvement within the military unit. Baptist minister Fredric Denison recalled his own duties while placed [...]

Political Ideology: Enemy of the State

There was once an ideal known simply as America. Long before America was arguably the most power nation in the world, and decades before American shores provided refuge to social, religious, and economic prisoners, America was a concept. Before Christopher Columbus and Amerigo Vespucci competed for the necessary funding to find and explore America, there [...]

The George Orwell personality cult

There are some words that must only be used delicately and infrequently, lest they lose their value. “Orwellian” is one such word. Whenever a Western government proposes a new policy that looks like the beginning of the road to totalitarianism, it is difficult to hear anything else. In Britain the Labour government’s proposals for ID [...]

Applying the Hegelian Dialectic in Iraq

At this time, the United States is the only superpower.  With this dominance comes an ability to disseminate principles and ideas.  For decades, the United States has taken advantage of this ability, spreading its agenda throughout the globe.  According to some, dissemination is necessary because true democracies never war with each other, e.g., the U.S. [...]

Reconstruction

CIVIL WAR  AND RECONSTRUCTION Do you feel the Reconstruction was positive or not? After the continuous disasters of the Civil War, the nation appeared destroyed in every field. In  1865 a presidential program was established by Lincoln and was then modified by Johnson. The North started this plan in order to reestablish the wealth stolen [...]