The Shaping Of Western And Islamic Identity Cultural Studies Essay

Islam has traditionally been depicted as violent, different, inferior and an enemy to the West. Through history Islam has fought for equality. Tension between the West and Islam arises from significant differences in political relations, and cultural and spiritual differences. More specifically economic disparity, inequality, modernism ( and opposition to it ) , and the […]

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Tet Holiday Essay

According to Vietnamese zodiac, this year is the year of the Cock. Of course, there are certain meanings and beliefs associated with the cock character that most Asian people would believe. People born in the Cock year are deep thinkers, capable, and talented. They like to be busy, are devoted beyond their capabilities, and are […]

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Solved: The 29-Year Mystery over the Fathe Rof Joanna Lumley’s Son; on the East End Photographer Who Has Secretly Helped the Absolutely Fabulous Star to Bring Up Her Only Child

IT IS a supreme irony that, after all the many absolutely fabulous celebrity lovers Joanna Lumley has had, the father of her only child, 29-year-old Jamie Lumley, turns out to be a completely anonymous photographer from East London.Michael Claydon, now 54, still lives in Bow where he was born, and makes his living photographing MPs […]

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Media Study Essay

2004 – Indian Ocean tsunamiThe 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, which had a magnitude of 9.3, triggered a series of lethal tsunamis on December 26, 2004 that killed approximately 230,000 people. The disaster was extremely huge in terms of geographical magnitude as well; the areas affected by the tsunami ranged from the immediate vicinity of the […]

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Tidbits from The Tattler Essay

 Brownwood High School’s student newspaper, The Tattler, holds the distinction of being the first publication to print the work of Robert E. Howard—the first that we know of, anyway. Readers of the December 22, 1922 issue received a double shot: “West Is West” and “‘Golden Hope’ Christmas.” According to an editorial in the preceding issue—November […]

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A Response to John Balzar’s “Lighten Up on Enlightenment” Essay

A Response to John Balzar’s “Lighten Up on Enlightenment”;In this LA Times opinion piece, the authors laments our society’s apparent inability to “lighten up”—all in the in the name of “political correctness.”There seems to be currently a trend of excessive political correctness, an overly minority-conscious mindedness that only perpetuates itself, instilling the offensive potential of […]

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History of Lebanon Essay

The history of Lebanon is almost as old as the earliest evidence of humankind. At different periods of its history, Lebanon has come under the domination of foreign rulers, including Assyrians, Babylonians, Armenians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Ottomans, and French. Lebanon’s mountainous terrain has provided it with a certain protective isolation, enabling it to survive […]

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Patriot Day

The attack was done by a radical Muslim organization called A1-Qaeda. This is a day we should never forget because this attack was not just against the people that were killed but against our entire country. There are many important holidays but this is the only one that has united all Of America and captivated […]

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The History of Halloween Essay

Halloween has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain. Irish and Scottish immigrants carried versions of the tradition to North America in the nineteenth century. Once the holiday was brought to America, it was slowly changed over generations into the current version of the holiday. Traditional activities include trick-or-treating, bonfires, visiting “haunted […]

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