Tradition and Individuality in Roman Egypt
In Ancient Egypt, when one passed away, on top of the mummified body a funerary mask with the likeness of the deceased was placed on top covering the head and shoulders. Funerary masks not only protected the head from any damage that may come after the
In the story "Dead Men's Path" Chinua Achebe describe the controversy between tradition and modernization in the school of Ndume. Michael Obi is the main character of this story. He is confronted with the villagers and their resistance to change. All the characters go through different changes accor
A high pitched yell from the end of the house startled me. I wasn't groggy that day. I don't know why I always wake up refreshed thanksgiving mornings. I still need to scratch the sand out of my aggravated eyes. Mom brings me coffee and my clothes that I picked out the night before. The smell of the
“One generation of Catholic hands on their Catholic faith to the next, as one American family hands on the meaning of being an American to its children.” This is the main idea of Catholic Tradition, the passing down of rituals, faith, and meaning from each generation to the next. The Bible, t
MM 204 - MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
An analysis of the signs and symbols used in Patek Philippe Geneve's "Begin your own tradition" advert.
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This advert shows a dad helping his son with his homework. This is a common right of passage for many families.
Modernity and the Spaces of Femininity was written by Griselda Pollock in 1988, and later published in The Expanding Disclosure in 1992. Griselda Pollock is an art historian, and writes this article for fellow art historians. This is an article written to show the different approaches to femininity
Providian Trust: Tradition and Technology (A)
Principles of Information Systems GIST 500
Providian Trust was a major trust company that provided financial and fiduciary services. Its principal source of revenue came from which include residential and commercial mortgages,
Divorce: Christian Tradition and Culture versus Scripture
Should Christianity permit divorce? This is a question that has been debated for years, but no one answer has been found. One way to address this question is to turn to the most recognized and respected
Professional sports are a vital component to our society as we know it. Week in and week out, fans fill the stands to cheer on their favorite teams, just the same as they did 50 years ago. On the contrary, these professional sports have evolved with the introduction of new technologies that are er
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The Unforgotten Tradition
Shirley Jackson wrote “The Lottery” in 1948 about a small rural town that has a very special but strange tradition. Every year on June 27 the townspeople gather for a tradition called the lottery; in which every
How can we begin to understand such a diverse and ancient religion? The width of Buddhism is immense. It is a religion without any written rules. Buddhism is based on self-discovery. Buddhists are born with the quest to find their true form. They believe that they are prisoners
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Doctor Salwa Ammar a faculty of Le Moyne College (one of 28 sister institution in the United States and more than 100 Jesuits universities worldwide) attempt to describe the teaching of OR/MS as a natural part of the Jesuits tradition in education an
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Theories of modernity
In Japanese architecture there are no comparable architects with so many built works as Shin Takamatsu. The style of his work, often referred to as “High Tech” or “Dead Tech” seems to have its aesthetic base somewhere in b
Analysis of the Tradition in Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”
Shirley Jackson illustrates the struggle between choosing personal morals, versus blindly following the masses. When you stop questioning authority, you relinquish your individuality and the tools that you’ve been given to rati
“Sometimes only the spirit of a tradition survives; sometimes only its form. Its outer garments, as it were remain” (56)
Tradition is present everywhere in modern society, more or less meaningfully. By that I mean that outer-shells of celebrations persist everywhere and yet many people forget
Baruch or Benedictus de Spinoza devoted much of his adult life to answering the most complex and universal questions concerning human life: questions which challenged pre-modern philosophers before, during and after the European Age of Reason. The function of religion, the true nature of God, princi
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There are those two who misrepresent the Tath
gata. Which two?
He who represents a scripture of provisional meaning as a scripture
Rebirth, Karma, and Mahayana Tradition
When people speak of rebirth in Buddhism they may not think there is more to it then simply dying and being born again. There are, however, many realms to the rebirth process. These realms are often depicted in the “wheel of life”. The three lowest realm
Garlic (Old English gārlēac) is a native Germanic word being composed of two elements: The first element gar means “spear” and refers to the pointed leaves. The second element -lic (appearing in full form in the word leek) has plenty of cognates in other Germanic languages which
A Summary of the Podcast: “Roundtable Discussion on Latin American Modernity” This podcast focuses on modernism and modernization in Latin America. The participants in the discussion are Rex Koontz an Assistant Art History Professor, Marc Zimmerman the Professor and Chair of Modern and Classic