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Freedom In The United States
Freedom In The United States
Freedom in the United States [email protected] No other democratic society in the world permits personal freedoms to the degree of the United States of America. Within the last sixty years, American courts, especially the Supreme Court, have developed a set of legal doctrines that thoroughly protect all forms of the freedom of expression. When it comes to evaluating the degree to which we take advantage of the opportunity to express our opinions, some members of society may be guilty of viola
Global Broadcasting Systems
Global Broadcasting Systems
Global Broadcasting Systems Alomani This book is about the global broadcasting systems. The Preface says that things are changing so fast that the book will probably be outdated by the time we read it. On the other hand, it does provide a clear picture of television and other media around the world, at the moment in time when the authors did their research. The writers got help from their colleagues, as well as questions and comments by students, in order to put the book together in its final fo
Fahrenheit 451: Symbolism
Fahrenheit 451: Symbolism
Fahrenheit 451: Symbolism Anonymous Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury is a futuristic novel, taking the reader to a time where books and thinking are outlawed. In a time so dreadful where those who want to better themselves by thinking, and by reading are outlaws as well. Books and ideas are burned, books are burned physically, where as ideas are burned from the mind. Bradbury uses literary devices, such as symbolism, but it is the idea he wants to convey that makes this novel so devastating. Brad
Freedom And Liberty (a Book Review Of George Orwells 1984)
Freedom And Liberty (a Book Review Of George Orwells 1984)
Freedom and Liberty (a book review of George Orwell's 1984) Unknown Living in a society with limited freedom of expression is not, in any case, enjoyable. A Totalitarian society is a good example of such a society, because although it provides control for the people, it can deny them a great deal of freedom to express themselves. The fictional society in George Orwell's 1984 also stands as a metaphor for a Totalitarian society. Communication, personal beliefs, and individual loyalty to the gover
The Internet Guard Dog
The Internet Guard Dog
The Internet Guard Dog Robert Young Who is supposed to be the watchdog on the net? This question will raise the temperature in almost any room. The government already has to many regulations on lots of things, who wants Uncle Sam?s hand in the web. Some of the regulations that are applied are there for specific reasons. Those protect the people before the damage to say a young child posing for porn can be done. Those people that would be trying to regulate the Internet could be going after those
Nightmare On Elm Street
Nightmare On Elm Street
Nightmare on Elm Street Anonymous At a time when the stalker movie had been exploited to all ends and the image of mute, staggering, vicious killers had been etched into society?s consciousness to the point of exhaustion, a new kid entered the block. The year was 1984 and it was time for a new villain to enter into the horror genre. A villain that was agile, intelligent, almost inviolable yet viscous, and by all means deadly. A Nightmare on Elm Street introduced the distinctive presence of Fred
Socrates
Socrates
Socrates Anonymous Socrates believes that the everyday world is an illusion compared to the world of knowledge. People are often too distracted by money and materialistic things to appreciate truth and reality. Socrates says, ?the capacity for knowledge is innate in each man?s mind.? This exemplifies the point that man has the ability to look into the world of truth, but when one is caught up in superficiality then truth does not receive the attention and glory that it should. This is why Socrat
Does Violance On Television Cause Aggressive Behavior
Does Violance On Television Cause Aggressive Behavior
Does Violance on television Cause Aggressive Behavior Anonymous An 18-year-old boy locks himself in his room, mesmerized for hours by the corpse-filled video game Doom, while shock-rocker Marilyn Manson screams obscenities from the stereo. Shelved nearby are a video collection, including the graphically violent film Natural Born Killers, and a diary, replicating the unrestrained expressions of hate and death, published on the boy's personal website. Should this boy's media preferences be cause f
The Satirical Essence Of Monty Python Imbibed Into Cotemporary Theatre
The Satirical Essence Of Monty Python Imbibed Into Cotemporary Theatre
The Satirical Essence of Monty Python Imbibed into Cotemporary Theatre Liquidiieee The very essence of Contemporary Theatre is that is such a diverse realm of performance art. Many different playwrights have contributed to this post World War Two theatre that instead of keeping to just one narrow genre it was able to branch out to cover all aspects and views of an ever transitional modern society. Theatrical pieces from this time period have ranged from Existentialism, pioneered by Jean Paul Sar
Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie David C. Ritchie There have been very few writers who have been dogged by controversy throughout their careers. Some have been persecuted in less enlightened times such as Mark Twain, and some have been ridiculed by the press like Edgar Allan Poe. Yet, Salman Rushdie was the first author in the free world to have been pursued from across continents and forced into hiding because of a death sentence by a foreign government. To say Salman Rushdie is a very controversial writer in to
Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary Mark For Lack of a Better Man Gustave Flaubert presents one extreme side of human life many would very much rather think does not exist. He presents a tale of sensual symbolism within the life of Charles Bovary. Madame Bovary is the story of Emma Bovary, but within the scope of symbolic meaning, the make-up of Charles is addressed. It is representative of deep sadness and a despondent outlook on life whose many symbols are, at times, as deeply embedded in the story line as a thorn
The Censorship Of Art
The Censorship Of Art
The Censorship of Art Phoenix Miklus Things are heating up in America. People are protesting outside of the movie theaters, concerts, and book and record stores of this great nation everywhere. What is all the fuss about? Censorship, Government officials and raving mad protesters alike have been trying to stop the expressive creativity in everything from Marilyn Manson to Mark Twain. One of the biggest shake-ups happened in museums all over the world recently that would have made Michelangelo an
Censorship In Music
Censorship In Music
Censorship In Music Anonymous Censorship in music is a topic that has brought about much controversy in the past two decades. There have been many different arguments on the topic, however the question still remains as if it should be censored or it should not be censored. Before you can form an opinion on this, you must hear both sides of the argument on this much-debated topic. Some people believe that music should be censored so all audiences can hear it without it containing any controversia
The Aborted Contract
The Aborted Contract
The Aborted Contract The issue of abortion is emotionally loaded and this often makes for poor, not thoroughly thought out arguments. The questions: Is abortion immoral and Is abortion a murder are often confused. The pregnancy (and the resulting foetus) are discussed in terms normally reserved to natural catastrophes (force majeure, in legal lingo). At times, the embryo is compared to cancer: after all, they are both growths, clusters of cells. The difference, of course, is that no one cont
The Narcissist?s Mother
The Narcissist?s Mother
The Narcissist?s Mother A. The Loved Enemies - an Introduction An oft-overlooked fact is that the child is not sure that it exists. It avidly absorbs cues from its human environment. ?Am I present??, ?Am I separate??, ?Can I be noticed?? ? these are the questions that compete in his mind with his need to merge, to become a part of his caregivers. Granted, the infant (ages 0 to 2) does not engage in a verbal formulation of these ?thoughts? (which are part cognitive, part instinctual). This naggin
Internet: A Medium Or A Message?
Internet: A Medium Or A Message?
Internet: A Medium or a Message? The State of the Net: An Interim Report about the Future of the Internet Who are the participants who constitute the Internet? - Users - connected to the net and interacting with it - The communications lines and the communications equipment - The intermediaries (e.g. the suppliers of on-line information or access providers). - Hardware manufacturers - Software authors and manufacturers (browsers, site development tools, specific applications, smart agents, searc
The Solow Paradox
The Solow Paradox
The Solow Paradox The PRODUCTIVE HARDWARE The world is debating the Solow Paradox. Named after the Nobel laureate in economics, it was stated by him thus: You can see the computer age everywhere these days, except in the productivity statistics. The venerable economic magazine, The Economist in its issue dated July 24th, quotes the no less venerable Professor Robert Gordon (one of America's leading authorities on productivity) - p.20: ...the productivity performance of the manufacturing s
Democracy Vs Dictatorship
Democracy Vs Dictatorship
Democracy vs Dictatorship heather Imagine the next time you step into the voting booth your ballot only lists one candidate to choose from. Or perhaps your ballot lists four candidates, but they are all from the Liberal party. Dictatorships are one party political systems that are ruled by one leader or an elite group of people under the principle of authoritarianism. Some feel that dictatorships are the most effective form of government because decisions are made quickly and extreme nationalism
Rap And Censorship
Rap And Censorship
Rap and Censorship King Dingo The beginnings of rap are believed to based on African rhythms which were used as a form of communication by the native peoples. The lyrical component of rap music is thought to have been greatly influenced by Cab Calloway with his repetitive chants and scats, along with his call-and-response technique with the audience. Rap evolved and gained in popularity in the 1960's when a few revolutionary DJ's, including Kool DJ Herc, DJ Lovebug Starski, and DJ Hollywood, b
Freedom In The United States
Freedom In The United States
Freedom in the United States Unknown No other democratic society in the world permits personal freedoms to the degree of the United States of America. Within the last sixty years, American courts, especially the Supreme Court, have developed a set of legal doctrines that thoroughly protect all forms of the freedom of expression. When it comes to evaluating the degree to which we take advantage of the opportunity to express our opinions, some members of society may be guilty of violating the boun
The Enlightenment
The Enlightenment
The Enlightenment Unknown The Enlightenment is a name given by historians to an intellectual movement that was predominant in the Western world during the 18th century. Strongly influenced by the rise of modern science and by the aftermath of the long religious conflict that followed the Reformation, the thinkers of the Enlightenment (called philosophes in France) were committed to secular views based on reason or human understanding only, which they hoped would provide a basis for beneficial ch
The Solidarity Movement In Poland
The Solidarity Movement In Poland
The Solidarity movement in Poland Unknown The Solidarity movement in Poland was one of the most dramatic developments in Eastern Europe during the Cold War. It was not a movement that began in 1980, but rather a continuation of a working class and Polish intelligentsia movement that began in 1956, and continued in two other risings, in 1970 and 1976. The most significant of these risings began in the shipyards of the 'Triple City', Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia in 1970. The first and by far the most
Wartime Propaganda: World War I
Wartime Propaganda: World War I
Wartime Propaganda: World War I Unknown The Drift Towards War Lead this people into war, and they'll forget there was ever such a thing as tolerance. To fight, you must be brutal and ruthless, and the spirit of ruthless brutality will enter into the very fiber of national life, infecting the Congress, the courts, the policeman on the beat, the man in the street. It is one of history's great ironies that Woodrow Wilson, who was re- elected as a peace candidate in 1916, led America into the firs
Social, Political And Economic Effects Of WWI
Social, Political And Economic Effects Of WWI
Social, Political and Economic Effects of WWI Unknown Everywhere in the world was heard the sound of things breaking. Advanced European societies could not support long wars or so many thought prior to World War I. They were right in a way. The societies could not support a long war unchanged. The First World War left no aspect of European civilization untouched as pre-war governments were transformed to fight total war. The war metamorphed Europe socially, politicaly, economically, and intell
Internet Regulation: Policing Cyberspace
Internet Regulation: Policing Cyberspace
Internet Regulation: Policing Cyberspace Unknown The Internet is a method of communication and a source of information that is becoming more popular among those who are interested in, and have the time to surf the information superhighway. The problem with this much information being accessible to this many people is that some of it is deemed inappropriate for minors. The government wants censorship, but a segment of the population does not. Legislative regulation of the Internet would be an app
Internet Censorship
Internet Censorship
Internet Censorship Unknown Thesis: Government Censorship would damage the atmosphere of the freedom to express ideas on the Internet; therefore, government should not encourage censorship. Introduction I. In the Internet community, there is a large volume of technical terms. For this reason, it is first necessary to examine the terminology specific to Internet. 1.The internet is a world wide computer network. 1.Electronic mail (email), which is one component of the Internet, approximates person
Internet Censorship Threatens Freedom Of Speech
Internet Censorship Threatens Freedom Of Speech
Internet Censorship Threatens Freedom of Speech Unknown Thesis: The vast cyber-frontier is being threatend with censorship from the government. Internet censorship should be left up to the individual not the governments discretion. I. Censoring the Internet. A. Clinton passes the C.D.A. B. Our rights as Americans. C. Exon's victory. D. What's really online. E. Strike to free expresson on Compuserve. II. Where the Internet stands now. A. Judges Panel. B. Congress and other's opinions. C. Backgrou
The Clinton Sex Scandal
The Clinton Sex Scandal
The Clinton Sex Scandal Unknown Rare is a person that crosses the path of the White House without some emotion of envy or awe. This building epitomizes world leadership and unprecedented power. This renowned leadership may be the only association made by certain countries, while in the United States many see an other significance: Watergate, Whitewater, Kennedy's brutal and mysterious assassination, and today, Clinton's zippergate scandal. When the President of the United States takes oath, he
The Ethics Of The Media
The Ethics Of The Media
The Ethics of the Media Unknown The purpose of the media has become an ongoing question since the large amount of conflicts between the consumer and media. Why is the original purpose of the media so damn hard to figure out? It is time to confront this issue instead of blowing it off by saying, We can never change the media, so why bother? What kind of chickenshit statement is that?! If there are so many people with so much power, surely one of them realizes the downward spiral of the ethics o
Pornography On The Internet
Pornography On The Internet
Pornography on the Internet Unknown The Internet is a method of communication and a source of information that is becoming popular among those who are interested in the information superhighway. The problem with this world we know as Cyberspace, the 'Net, or the Web is that some of this information, including pornographical material and hate literature, is being accessible to minors. Did you know that 83.5% of the images available on the Internet are pornographical? Did you know that the Interne
Violence In Entertainment And Its Effect On Society
Violence In Entertainment And Its Effect On Society
Violence In Entertainment And Its Effect On Society Unknown Does entertainment influence society's attitude towards violent behavior? In order to fully answer this question we must first understand what violence is. Violence is the use of one's powers to inflict mental or physical injury upon another, examples of this would be rape or murder. Violence in entertainment reaches the public by way of television, movies, plays, and novels. Through the course of this essay it will be proven that viole
Television And Race
Television And Race
Television and Race Unknown Race Televised: America's Babysitter At some point in the course of human events, America decided that the television was their Dali Lama, their cultural and spiritual leader. Overlooking its obvious entertainment based purpose, Americans have let the television baby-sit and rear their children. I do not recall a manifesto from the television industry, but society put television in a role it does not have authority in. The only thing television set out to do was provi
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher in the Rye Unknown There's far more to the censorship issue than a ban on sex and four-letter words. I sometimes think that those of us who need to be the most clearheaded about these matters are planting the very trees that obscure our view of the forest, says Dorothy Briley. According to Briley, a vast amount more is needed than simply vulgar language and suggestive material to censor a novel. But this is the very reason why J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye is frequently being
Who Really Ruled Italy In 1926-40?
Who Really Ruled Italy In 1926-40?
Who Really Ruled Italy in 1926-40? Unknown Mussolini is considered as one of the most important European dictators of the twenties century. If he is a dictator he would be the absolute ruler of Italy, but a man can not do everything himself. So how important were the other protagonists: the fascist party and the establishment? Their strength would be measured in power. Mussolini through his political situation was the most powerful man in Italy. He was Prime Minister and held up to 8 ministries
The Controversy Around Banning Books
The Controversy Around Banning Books
The Controversy Around Banning Books Nick Bell The subject of censorship is a very controversial one, especially the banning of books. Many people believe they must protect themselves and others from the evils of many classic books and works of art because they can be deemed indecent in one way or another. Many believe that this is absurd and censorship in its current form is a violation of our First Amendment right to free speech. Personally, I align myself with the latter, however I do fee
1984
1984
Literary Ramblings: A Handmaid?s Tale; The Feminist 1984? Literary Ramblings: A Handmaid?s Tale; The Feminist 1984? Margaret Atwood?s A Handmaid?s Tale has oft been referred to a feminist incarnation of George Orwell?s 1984, and the comparison?s are understandable in that the novel?s jacket touts the work as an ?Orwellian? vision and is even structured like 1984 in that the narrative within is accompanied by some fictional ?historical notes?, much as Orwell?s novel had an appendix which some hav
Effects of Gangsta Rap
Effects of Gangsta Rap
Obviously rap music is too violent. It serves as a musical accompaniment to the entire underclass culture of violence, says the author of See No Evil, David Klinghoffer, in an article in the National Review. This extremely narrow minded philosophy has neglected to discover what rap music really is and what it means to its millions of buyers, who are mostly of upper-class status. Rap is not only music, it is also a black cultural expression that prioritizes black voices from urban America, an
communism
communism
Communism is a system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state. Communication is the exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, signals, writing, or behaviour. It encompasses the many aspects like the internet and the media, such as newspaper. According to the communist manifesto written by Karl Marx, one of the conditions necessary for a communism is the centralization of
black holes
black holes
Simulation A black hole is a star that has collapsed into a tiny point known as a singularity. It is so dense that it sucks in everything near it, including light. Black holes can be seen via the death throes of the matter being sucked in. Although it becomes invisible past a certain point, an accretion disk, which is visible, develops as the matter swirls toward the black hole. The collapsed star is so dense that nothing can escape its gravitational pull, not even light. A black hole is a conc
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Charles\' George Orwell Links - Home Biographical | Chronological | Essays & Journalism | Books | Images | Miscellaneous Search This Site HINT Use the SEARCH function to see how Orwell repeated the same words/themes in his writings. Share | Translate This Page Powered by Translate Background information for George Orwell\'s Animal Farm Penguin 1989 edition of George Orwell\'s Animal FarmAnimal Farm is a satirical novella (which can also be understood as a modern fable or allegory) by George Orwe
Bright Future for 'NOW'
Bright Future for 'NOW'
Bright Future for 'NOW' Hong Kong TV and Society Final Paper Louise Pau Write an essay exploring the relationship between Hong Kong television and society. You can write on TV industry, TV history, TV censorship, etc. you can also develop the weekly themes in our course. In the light of rapidly evolving media industry and entertainment consumption patterns of Hong Kong people, how is NOW Broadband TV revolutionizing home entertainment? Bright Future for NOW Television as a form of mass media, ha
Pink Floyd's Animals
Pink Floyd's Animals
Pink Floyd's Animals Released in 1977, the Pink Floyd album “Animals” was written mainly by bassist, lyricist, and composer, Roger Waters. All lyrics on the record were created by him, and he wrote or co-wrote all five songs on the album. While the record reached #3 on the Billboard U.S. Album charts, it fell very quickly, due to the length of each song. The songs are all either under two minutes long, or over ten minutes long. Animals is considered to be a “concept album”, which means that it c
Gorbachev and Perestroika
Gorbachev and Perestroika
The history of the Soviet Union is complicated and fascinating. In the course of only seventy years this country has seen the development of the totally new system of state, economic growth, the growth of hopes for the brighter future, and then the sudden and expected by no one collapse of the whole system leading to chaos, wars, and confusion. One period is especially important in order to realize how did things finally started to change after the seventy years of blindly pursuing the dream
Even though political correctness was created with a good purpose
Even though political correctness was created with a good purpose
Even though political correctness was created with a good purpose, most of the time it does more damage than good. The most explicit instance of damage is how political correctness fans try not to offend anyone. The standards of our country have transformed drastically over the past few decades thanks to a society that was created by and for a system (communism) that we have not accepted for as long as The United States has existed. This has forced me to ask, what consequences do we allow by per
Chapter 15: Advertising, Sales Promotion, and Publ
Chapter 15: Advertising, Sales Promotion, and Publ
Chapter 15: Advertising, Sales Promotion, and Public Relations | | |[pic] | |[p|What\'s Ahead | |ic| | |] |Advertising | | | | | | | | |Setting Advertising Objectives| | | | | | | | | | | |Setting the Advertising Budget| | | | | | | | | | | |Developing Advertising | | |Strategy | | | | | | | | |Evaluating Advertising | | | | | | | | |Other Advertising | | |Considerations | | | | | |Sales Promotion | | | | | | | | |Rapid Growth of Sales | | |Promotion | | | | | | | | |Sales Promotion Objectives |
Chapter 15 Advertising and Public Relations
Chapter 15 Advertising and Public Relations
Chapter 15 Advertising and Public Relations 1) Any paid form of nonpersonal presentation and promotion of ideas, goods, or services by an identified sponsor is called ________. A) sales promotion B) direct marketing C) advertising D) personal selling E) public relations Answer: C Diff: 2 Page Ref: 430 Skill: Concept Objective: 15-1 2) A company\'s total marketing communications package consists of a special blend of advertising, sales promotion, public relations, personal selling, and direct-mar
Jerline Ridges
Jerline Ridges
Jerline Ridges Sociology 18 th November 2016 Fahrenheit 451 Society can be such a beautiful, but it can also be very ugly as well. Today, it is quite ugly. We live in a time that is very similar to the story of Ray Bradbury\'s infamous novel Fahrenheit 451. In our society, today we live in a world full of distractions. In our shocking reality author Ray Bradbury, had predicted our future that; men don\'t think for themselves but instead have television and the government think for us. The socio
GLOBAL MARKETING
GLOBAL MARKETING
GLOBAL MARKETING E-PORTFOLIO Module: MKT3040 - Global Marketing Author: Duong Thi Phan Lecturer: Gil Ogilvie-Johns Deadline: Feb 1st 2017 Table of Contents TOC \o 1-3 \h \z \u Section 1: Introduction PAGEREF _Toc473199075 \h 3 Section 2: E-Portfolio PAGEREF _Toc473199076 \h 4 PORTFOLIO 1: DEVELOPMENT OF THE GLOBAL MARKETING CONCEPT PAGEREF _Toc473199077 \h 4 PORTFOLIO 2: BRIC Country PAGEREF _Toc473199078 \h 7 PORTFOLIO 3: ENTRY MODES PAGEREF _Toc473199079 \h 11 PORTFOLIO 4: H M PAGEREF _Toc4
To what extent did stalin achieve authoritarian co
To what extent did stalin achieve authoritarian co
To what extent did stalin achieve authoritarian control ? An authoritarian state is a state which favours or enforces strict obedience to authority at the expense of personal freedom. Stalin definitely achieves authoritarian control by using different policies and factors. Firstly, he used policies of industrialization and collectivization to enforce strict obedience at the expense of personal freedom by nationalizing all big industries and also by taking full state control of the resources. Th
The Purges(A single death is a tragedy; a million
The Purges(A single death is a tragedy; a million
The Purges(A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.) Kirov Affair 1934 Stalin also used other methods to terrorise the people. Stalin staged trials after he had arrested people and accused them of things they could not have possibly done. These were called the Show Trials. Stalin could have just put the accused in prison or executed them without the trials but he did not use them to find who was guilty as he would put them in prison anyway. He used them to show other pe