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Revolutions in Western Civilization

Throughout time Europe has usually stayed tense with each other due to greed and poor leadership. With this tension and poor leadership, it can cause the citizens within the nation to become disgruntled. Revolutions are actually very common throughout history…

Review of World Civilizations

This paper will summarize the topics I found most informative and interesting while reading Voyages in World History, Volume 1: To 1600, Third Edition by Valerie Hansen and Kenneth R. Curtis.  It will cover information I learned about the first…

The World’s First Civilization

From the 8-13th century in Islam, is referred to many scholars as the Islamic Golden Age. In today's world, Islamic people are known to dislike the interest of freedom in religion, education sexuality etc. But few realize that centuries ago…

Women And Their Presence In The Middle Eastern Civilization

East is a continuously developing group of cultures that have enacted a variety of cultural exchanges in the Afro-Eurasian vicinity; that of which includes treatment towards women and their evolving, individual rights. Significant factors that contributed to the change in…

Biography of Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud born in 1956 was an Austrian neurologist and the founding father of psychoanalysis. At his age, Freud was termed to be the most influential among the intellectuals. He developed psychoanalysis theory from the human psyche theory, and he…

Immanuel Kant-The greatest thinker

Biography Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was considered by philosophers to have been one of the greatest thinkers of all time. Kant lived in remote province where he was born for his entire life. He was the fourth of nine children but…

Course Readings and Discussions

From our course readings and discussions, there is provided a general structure as to how principles and rules can be applied to actions as a practical guidance to produce the best outcomes'. The outcomes of individuals are often accompanied by…

Contrast Between the Libertarian Notion of Freedom

I believe the biggest contrast between the libertarian notion of freedom and Kant's version is the idea of autonomy (Kant) versus heteronomy (libertarian). Libertarian's value their right to be able to do anything they please to do with their time…

Frodo: A Suffering War Hero

After reading the Lord of the Rings one might think that Joseph Campbell's monomyth does not provide a universal structure for the heroes within J.R.R Tolkien's life's work. Frodo's deviation from the hero's journey while other characters follow a traditional…

Guided Analysis: Suffering

Describe a time when you experienced a significant period of suffering. How did you deal with that experience? How did you find comfort in the midst of suffering? I worked in retirement homes as a patient care assistant until about…