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Religion plays an important role in public life. However, this role changes over time, as the political system of a particular country evolves in response to external and internal changes. During the 1950s and the 1960s, Christianity as well has a significant impact on the public life. It mainly resulted...

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Food, Inc. is an entertaining and illuminating documentary film directed by renowned filmmaker Robert Kenner and narrated by food experts Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser. A 2008 movie, the film explores in depth the American food industry by going behind the scenes to bring to light the highly mechanized underbelly...

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Michel de Montaigne's “Of Cannibals” is a both a quasi-anthropological study of a non-European group of people and their particular customs, and a critical commentary on the nature of civilization and its presuppositions about itself. For several commentators on the essay, it is a classic work of “exoticism” and a...

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In the essay 'Shooting and Elephant' George Orwell provides a description of a task of killing a local elephant which he was forced to perform while serving an obligatory term as a police officer in Burma. The skill and beauty of the essay is that it manages to combine a...

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Gerald Graff’s “Hidden Intellectualism” seeks to define ways in which teachers can bridge the gap between students’ different intellectual spheres: “street smarts” and “book smarts.” Graff holds a convincing argument as he makes the claim that all students have intellectual “book smart” capacity, only it is all too often stifled...

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Since the very childhood, my parents made an ultimate commitment to teach me tolerance, kindness, and how to care for others. Being a part of the 21st century society equipped me with a global viewpoint that I can apply while working for healthcare organizations. It is my firm belief that...

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Youth-oriented Consumer Economies are characterized by a powerful combination of an increase in technology, youth population and consumerism. This consistent rise has led to the creation of opportunities for businesses especially those targeting their next mass customers. The fact that there is a rising middle class in countries that is...

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The immigration from Asia to America in the 20th century was significantly driven by the significant strengthening of the trade relations in the aftermath of the World War II. As the US government undertook some measures to decrease immigration from Asia in the 19th century and reinforced with the enactment...

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Recently an interesting article entitled “YouTube’s Chief, Hitting a New Play Button” appeared in the New York Times website on December 20, 2014. This article is written by Jonathan Mahler. I found this article to be interesting because it discusses the future of YouTube from the stand point of the...

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