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The Cultural Reshaping of Morality (repost)

The Cultural Reshaping of Morality Whether you’re Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, or even an atheist, the vast majority of people in the world would agree that murder is an immoral act. It is funny however that despite every school of thought sharing … Continue reading Continue reading

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Revised Paper

Prison of Fate: Buechner’s Leonce and Lena The American humorist Robert Benchley once wrote that “there are [only] two kinds of people in the world: those who divide the world into two kinds of people, and those who don’t.” In … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Cultural Push Towards Moral Stem Cell Harvesting

Whether you’re Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, or even an atheist, the vast majority of people in the world would agree that murder is an immoral act. It is funny however that despite every school of thought sharing in this moral code, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Thanks!

Dear Dr. Lawrence, Thank you so much for coming the other week and talking to us about stem cells. It was very informative and the memes made me laugh too. Are you a Redditer by chance? I’ve never been a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Thanks!

Dear Dr. Goldfarb, Thanks for coming and speaking to us about mechatronics. I really appreciate you answering my question on sensory output and whether or not we’ll ever be able to perceive touch and temperature through robotics. I hope that … Continue reading Continue reading

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Prison of Fate: Buchner’s Leonce and Lena

Here is an extremely rough draft of my essay. My qualification lacks meat to it, and I have yet to incorporate a second source thoroughly. Also, I am waiting to see how Professor Peggy wants our citations so it lacks … Continue reading Continue reading

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Elucidation by Sleep: An Analysis of Kleist’s “Ordeal by Fire”

Dreams are a narrative of the subconscious. They are the raw and carnal representation of what we truly want. That is why dreaming has become synonymous with desire. When we want something, we say that we have dreamt of it … Continue reading Continue reading

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People murder, Beasts kill

I think the language that Frankenstein uses alludes to his creation’s humanity. Frankenstein repeatedly calls him a murderer, and I wanted to point out that animals and beasts do not murder. They kill. They kill for survival, and protection, and … Continue reading Continue reading

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Approaching a Problem

In the 1936 film “Modern Times”, Charlie Chaplin is able to engage the audience with humor to address the uncertainty and uncanniness of an industrialized future because it adds to the affect of satirizing this fear- a technique used to … Continue reading Continue reading

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