Man-m ade Disasters
6.4.1 Introduction Even if it is true that our libraries are overflowing with books, never before in the history of mankind has there been a century as destructive to books as the twentieth. Two world wars and numerous armed conflicts have exacted their toll, many total...
Time is free but it is priceless. We can’t own it, but we can use it. We can’t keep it, but we can spend it. Once we have lost it, we can never get it back.
It is sure and certain that time is like a river. As the current of river flows ahead and never comes back. The same is with time. Once...
Sometimes I think that the trouble with men is that we aren't women. One almost never sees women fight. No, that's a guy thing, a manly thing that also raises disturbing questions about what it means to be a man these days. Becoming a man comes with realizing your responsibilities in life. Becom...
What Man Knows
“No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.”
- Ansel Adams (1902-1984)
Man knows only what he perceives t...
The ideal of a self-made man is quite American. It is the idea that someone from a humble background can become someone of great importance and wealth through sheer willpower and hard work. The self-made man’s success is not based off his background or the help of others but his own intrinsic valu...
“A Night Never To Be Forgotten”
It was a cold winter night. Amber had just tucked the kids into bed. While heading to her room, she seen a shadow and heard footsteps.
Amber didn’t know what the sound was, so she went downstairs and it was her husband. Amber then says
” Brett you scared...
Richard Rich- Personal Reflection A Man Of All Seasons
The smell of rain drifted through the ajared window wafting into my nostrils. As the heavens opened up, the tears of sorrow fell from the angels above over Mores death sentence. The grey heavy clouds were concealed by the sinister evening sky...
The poems “A Stone’s Throw” and “The Woman Who Speaks To The Man Who Has Employed Her Son” are about how women are treated. For each poem
(a) Briefly describe what is taking place (8mks)
(b) Discuss the speaker’s attitude towards women. (8mks)
(c) Discuss 1 dev...
When most people think of coaches and athletes an image of an athletic, strong individual comes to mind. Sadly, there is also a lack of intelligence and admirable character qualities associated with this perception. Though there are many that fit this persona perfectly, it's the ones that defy it th...
Reflection on the Philosophy of Man
If I were to define what a man truly is, I always find it difficult to express my ideas and opinions about what a man really is because in the first place I don’t absolutely know the true meaning of man. I would always say man is a living thing created...
‘People should never go to war’, discuss.
‘People shouldn’t go to war’ this statement is important as it is a contradicting point in the bible and is a question asked by many people as it addresses several moral issues for Christians.
Christians who think that we should never go to war...
A Man Without Words
In her book, “A Man Without Words,” Susan Schaller describes how the eighteenth century French philosophers continually exercised speculation as to how much of human nature was "given" and native, and how much was dependent on language...
October 24, 2012
The man behind the mask
I live my life behind a mask that was created by life itself. I look around myself and I see light, but upon a reflection I see darkness. My name is Jairo Soto, and my Mexican and Spanish...
January 30, 2014
It was October 19, 2005 not knowing the choice I had made would change my life forever. No one was to blame but me. I still can remember it like it was yesterday, wasn't real clear of what actually had just occurred, but for sure sitting...
John F. Kennedy once said, “We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came.” This quote notably resembles the protagonist, Santiago, in Ernest Hemingway’s, The Old Man and the Sea. Santiago is very much tied t...
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), a prominent playwright, was born of an impoverish middle-class family in Dublin where he attended a college. In 1876 he started working as a journalist in London. He become a socialist in 1882 and in 1884 joined the Fabian Society, an organization of petty bourgeois...
Never Trust a Lady
Everyone thought that Horace Denby was a good, honest citizen. He was about fifty years old and unmarried, and he lived with a housekeeper who worried over his health. In fact he was unusually very well and happy, except for attacks of hay fever in summer. He ma...
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Friendship is not finding
Gold or Silver among d rocks of life.
It is accepting each other as coal
till Diamonds are formed through time.
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Ishq ke gamon ka koi hisab nahi,
ye aag ka...
Man from the South
t was getting on toward six o’clock so I thought I’d buy myself a beer and go out and sit in a deck chair by the swimming pool and have a little evening sun.
I went to the bar and got the beer and carried it outside and wandered down the garden toward the...
The story is entitled “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” because Leo Tolstoy wants us to know about what consequences we may encounter. This story shows the greediness of a man on material things. How man wants everything he could get a hold on. Basically, the question...