• Church.
    The Crusades, like so much of the modern conflict, were not wholly rational movements that could be explained away by purely economic or territorial ambition or by the clash of rights and interests. They were fueled, on all sides, by myths and passions that were far more effective in getting people to...
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  • The Mosquito Coast
    inevitable process of western civilization battling forces of primitivism and localism” Which can be seen in the 1981 novel The Mosquito Coast (TMC) by Paul Theroux and the 2007 film Into the wild directed by Sean Penn (ITW) demonstrates the consequences brought by failure to adopt the hybridity of the...
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  • Failure
    Jaime Gonzalez April 16, 2013 English 101 Mr. Holland Failure “I am fueled by all forms of failure; I’ve paid the price so I’ll take what is mine.” A quote once said to me by a close and dear friend. I came to realize that this very quote is the stature and foundation to the “American dream.” A...
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  • Collapse Reading Note
    the question, “What caused some of the great civilizations of the past to collapse into ruin, and what can we learn from their fates?” This is an intoxicating promise, one that if achieved, may allow us to solve the largest problem facing today’s civilization: the global environmental sustainability problem...
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  • Li Hongzhang
    found a military academy, establish two modern naval bases, purchase warships, and undertake other "self-strengthening" measures. The efforts at Self-strengthening included building up an industrial infrastructure of arsenals, transportation networks, and modern communications.Li saw the successful reforms...
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  • Modern Gadgets Have Made Us Slaves
    Since the beginning of civilization man has been making things for his use, like tools etc. As the civilization progressed, man’s effort also increased to make various gadgets. How ever, the speed of making various gadgets got increased The fastest in 20 century in European countries. The present...
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  • Chapter 3 Notes
    II. The Aegean World, 2000–1100 b.c.e. A. Minoan Crete 1. Minoan civilization is known through legendary accounts of King Minos, the labyrinth beneath his palace, and the Minotaur. Archaeological evidence for Minoan civilization includes excavated palace sites at Cnossus, Phaistos, and Mallia, and...
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  • Clash of Civilizations
    The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington is an extremely well written and insightful book. Samuel P. Huntington is the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor at Harvard University, director of the John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, the chairman...
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  • A return to the Qur’ānic paradigm of development and integrated knowledge: The Ulū al-Albāb model
    observation − of the larger crisis of the contemporary secular world order and a secular humanistic civilization grounded in the ontology of materialism and the epistemology of autonomous reason. This historic failure of the Summit means that the poor and ‘scientifically-technologically less developing countries’...
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  • Scopes Trial Essay
    creationists and traditionalists truly feared the rejection of God, the Divine Creation of man and the Bible because they feared for the morality of civilization. As the times changed there was more pressure for Americans to modernize their ideas but traditionalists believed these changes caused people to...
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  • Clash of Civilization
    Clash of Civilizations THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS Samuel P. Huntington Foreign Affairs. Summer 1993, v72, n3, p22(28) from the Academic Index (database on UTCAT system) COPYRIGHT Council on Foreign Relations Inc. 1993 THE NEXT PATTERN OF CONFLICT World politics is entering a new phase, and intellectuals...
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  • New International System
    statehood..”(Cooper, 2002) Cooper has divided the new system into three category; pre-modern, modern, and post-modern. First there is a pre-modern world, a collapsing postcolonial state that State failure as in Afghanistan lead to organised crime. Since Pakistan is on the verge of being a failed...
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  • Martians
    meanings that go over the borders of the books plot. In the weakness of earth people, their inability to resist the space monsters he showed the crisis of modern society, alienation and isolation of people who represented different social groups. The image of Martians was also a collective one and could be referred...
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  • Maya
    several Mayans; some predominantly adopted it while the others remain in their traditional culture. They are popularly known as advanced in the civilization because they were master builders considering that they practice the system of mathematics; they have several structures built in their region such...
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  • The Clash of Civilization
    nations and groups of different civilizations. The clash of civilizations will be the battle lines of the future. Conflict between civilizations will be the latest phase of the evolution of conflict in the modern world. For a century and a half after the emergence of the modern international system of the...
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  • Sports And Games
    GAMES Man was familiar with sports and games since very early times. But with the Greek civilization sports and games came to be looked upon as an essential feature of human activities. Therefore, in the modern era, everyone is aware of the significance of sports and games. So, Games are played everywhere...
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  • Samuel P. Huntington's Clash of Civilizations
    Huntington shocked the world in 1993 when he published “The Clash of Civilizations” in the journal of Foreign Affairs. Huntington states “most important conflicts of the future will occur along the cultural fault lines separating these civilizations from one another” (Huntington 1993, 25). He claims future conflicts...
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  • Man - a Slave of Gadgets
    banks. ALL THESE POINTS CAN EXPLAIN CLEARLY HOW MACHINES HAVE MADE MAN A SLAVE? Since the beginning of civilization man has been making things for his use, like tools etc. As the civilization progressed, man’s effort also increased to make various gadgets. How ever, the speed of making various gadgets...
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  • The Meaning Behind...Fight Club
    "REJECT THE BASIC ASSUMPTION OF CIVILIZATION, ESPECIALLY THE IMPORTANCE OF MATERIAL POSSESSIONS" Analysis of "Fight Club" For years David Fincher has directed some of the most stylish and creative thrillers in American movies. His works include: Aliens 3, Seven, The Game and Fight Club. Each...
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  • The Earth
    fuel repository, has planned the facility to withstand an Ice Age starting as 'soon' as 20,000 years. An Ice Age would have a serious impact on civilization because vast areas of land (mainly in North America, Europe, and Asia) could become uninhabitable. It would still be possible to live in the tropical...
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