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  • Were the Alien and Sedition Acts in America's Best Interest?

    Were the Alien and Sedition Acts in America's Best Interest?

    In 1798, four laws were enacted by the Federalist run U.S. Congress. The four laws were thought to be in response to the hostile actions of the French Revolutionary government on the seas and in the councils of diplomacy, also know as the XYZ affair. This was what people thought the four laws were for, when the real purpose for the passing of them was a plan designed to destroy Thomas Jefferson's Democratic-Republican Party. The

    Essay Length: 266 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 21, 2010
  • Illegal Aliens

    Illegal Aliens

    ILLEGAL ALIENS "BURGLARS ARE NOT UNINVITED HOUSE GUESTS. CAR-JACKERS NOT ARE UNDER-RATED DRIVERS. BANK ROBBERS ARE NOT MAKING UNAUTHORIZED WITHDRAWALS. ILLEGAL ALIENS ARE NOT UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS." Q: What is the problem and why? The correct term for the 8-11 million persons illegally in the U.S. is "illegal aliens" or perhaps "illegal migrants." They are not 'undocumented' nor are they 'immigrants'. The millions of Mexican and other illegal aliens in the United States endanger national security

    Essay Length: 732 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 29, 2010
  • Illegal Aliens and American Medicine

    Illegal Aliens and American Medicine

    Illegal Aliens and American Medicine About half of immigration into the United States is illegal, thus approximately half of the impact of immigration on our health care system is due to illegal immigration. The influx of illegal aliens has serious hidden medical consequences. We judge reality primarily by what we have seen. But what we do not see can be more dangerous, more expensive, and more deadly than what is seen. What is unseen is

    Essay Length: 1,061 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 6, 2010
  • Alienation and It's Relevance to Catcher in the Rye and the Grapes of Wrath

    Alienation and It's Relevance to Catcher in the Rye and the Grapes of Wrath

    The theme of alienation is relevant in both "The Catcher in the Rye" and "The Grapes of Wrath. It is an idea presented very prominently in both books, expressed through characters, actions, and events. The Catcher in the Rye focuses on Holden Caulfield, a socially inadequate, sixteen year old boy who distances himself from others as a display of mental superiority driven by the idea he possesses that everyone is a phony, while he appears

    Essay Length: 610 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2010
  • Marx's Alienation of Labour

    Marx's Alienation of Labour

    Marx's Alienation of Labour There is deep substance and many common themes that arose throughout Marx's career as a philosopher and political thinker. A common expressed notion throughout his and Fredrick Engels work consists of contempt for the industrial capitalist society that was growing around him during the industrial revolution. Capitalism according to Marx is a "social system with inherent exploitation and injustice". (Pappenheim, p. 81) It is a social system, which intrinsically hinders all

    Essay Length: 4,598 Words / 19 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2010
  • Alienation for Lost Marxist

    Alienation for Lost Marxist

    ALIENATION FOR LOST MARXISTS HELL FOR ALL THE REST By: SARTRE Economic determination is essentially based upon a flawed notion of human nature. After decades of rehashing the major themes of Marxism, we are left with a void in anthropological insight, mutations in evolutionary dogma and social futility in oppressive governmental regimentation. The confined alignment of existence that Karl Marx assigns to man, requires that God becomes a fatality of an economic order of contrived

    Essay Length: 957 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2010
  • Exploration of Alienation

    Exploration of Alienation

    Exploration of Alienation "It has to go", cried his sister. "That's the only answer, Father. You just have to try to get rid of the idea that it's Gregor. Believing it for so long, that is our real misfortune. But how can it be Gregor? If it were Gregor, he would have realized long ago that it isn't possible for human beings to live with such a creature, and would have gone away of his

    Essay Length: 953 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2010
  • Alien and Sedition Act

    Alien and Sedition Act

    Labbe 1 Ryan Labbe Communications 261 Prof. Olmstead November 18, 2004 Espionage Act of 1917 and Sedition Act (Amendment) of 1918 On April 2nd 1917, President Woodrow Wilson of the United States of America, "Ð'...went before Congress and called for a declaration of war. Both the House and the Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of going to war with Germany."# This was an act that led to much resistance among the American people. Not four

    Essay Length: 1,541 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2010
  • What Does Marx Mean by Alienation? Do You Find His Account Convincing?

    What Does Marx Mean by Alienation? Do You Find His Account Convincing?

    What does Marx mean by alienation? Do you find his account convincing? To begin with I am going to take the definition of alienation from Microsoft's Encarta (, to give a basic outline of alienation and then I will discuss Marx's alienation and then later on in the investigation I will see how similar Marx's application of "alienation" is. Encarta defines alienation as, 1. estrangement: the process of causing somebody to become unfriendly, unsympathetic, or

    Essay Length: 1,440 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2010
  • Memory Distortion in People Reporting Abduction by Aliens

    Memory Distortion in People Reporting Abduction by Aliens

    Summary of Memory Distortion in Alien Abductee Study A summary of "Memory Distortion in People Reporting Abduction by Aliens" Introduction This is a summary of the article by Clancy et al., 2002. The prevalence of alien abduction stories has been increasing in recent history (Bartholomew& Howard, 1998; Newman & Baumeister, 1997). Psychologists have more recently interpreted the stories as evidence of memory distortion (Newman & Baumeister, 1997). Previously published accounts of abduction follow a certain

    Essay Length: 1,750 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2010
  • Aliens and Feminism

    Aliens and Feminism

    In the movie Aliens , we see various patterns found in society. We see the gender role stereotype competitions and the motherly instinct to go to death to save a little girl. We also come across the conditioning that we have been taught for centuries Ñ* that women are weak and should leave the big jobs to men. The director uses the military as a microcosm of our world. Each character plays an important

    Essay Length: 253 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2010
  • Nietzsche and Marx Foresee Modern Alienation

    Nietzsche and Marx Foresee Modern Alienation

    Nietzsche And Marx Foresee Modern Alienation Beyond typical philosophers solely focused on acquiring knowledge, Karl Marx and Friedrich Nietzsche were equally dedicated to actualizing their vision of a better society and way of life. Before our present state of modernism, Nietzsche and Marx were already prophesizing our societal flaws based on past wrongs done to humanity. The Spanish Inquisition, the African Slave Trade, and the Holocaust are all clear testaments to the detrimental effect that

    Essay Length: 994 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2010
  • Aliens


    This is not my first visit to this strange and interesting planet. My first visit was around 570 million years ago but these single celled organisms that inhabited the planet were pretty boring but there were creatures with backbones beginning to develop . I decided to come back around 300 million years ago to see what kind a progress these new creatures were making and was shocked to discover huge reptile like organisms inhabiting the

    Essay Length: 618 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2010
  • Alienation in a Modern World

    Alienation in a Modern World

    There is a philosophy that all people will have an encounter with in their life, whether they witness it in popular culture or exercise it on a daily basis. This philosophy plays a part in how people interpret the world they live in, why they believe in the things they do, and how they react to a dehumanized world. There is no single definition for Existentialism, but there are a set of principles that adhere

    Essay Length: 1,450 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2010
  • Empowered Consumer and Alienation

    Empowered Consumer and Alienation

    In the "Estranged Labor" chapter of the Paris Manuscripts, Karl Marx exposes his theory of alienation. Marx states that wage labor system corresponds to the most profound form of alienation. Since wage workers sell their labor power to earn a living, and the capitalist owns the labor process, the product of the workers' labor is in a very real sense alien to the worker. It is not the workers' product but the product of the

    Essay Length: 929 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2010
  • Alien Attack

    Alien Attack

    It was a day like any other day in Decatur, except for the constant rumble coming from the sky. Nobody knew what it was. After awhile the rumble had turned into a low, discrete roar. A little girl named Emma, who lived in a ranch home heard these noises as well, and woke her mother up. Both being terse, not talking a lot, new something bad was about to happen. Emma was trying to

    Essay Length: 674 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2010
  • Brechtian Alienation in Community Performance

    Brechtian Alienation in Community Performance

    Brechtian Alienation in Community Performance Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht, (b.1898-d.1956), known commonly as Bertolt Brecht, was a German poet and playwright. One of his major contributions to theatre history was the "alienation effect" (From the German, "Verfremdungseffekt"). Brechtian alienation requires the removal of the "fourth wall." This is a term that describes the "suspension of disbelief" by the audience that takes place during a performance. It is often thought that the audience looks in on

    Essay Length: 1,208 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2010
  • Alienation of "araby"

    Alienation of "araby"

    Alienation of "Araby" Although "Araby" is a fairly short story, author James Joyce does a remarkable job of discussing some very deep issues within it. On the surface it appears to be a story of a boy's trip to the market to get a gift for the girl he has a crush on. Yet deeper down it is about a lonely boy who makes a pilgrimage to an eastern-styled bazaar in hopes that it will

    Essay Length: 1,928 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2010
  • Alienation


    Love is one of the most liberating connections two people can hold between each other when it is authentic and sincere. Many find completion and satisfaction when they find this ideal, true love in another. However, when love is turned into a faÐ*ade in order to create the image of an perfect, fulfilling relationship, it can be alienating and destructive. In Walker Percey's essay, The Man on the Train, he claims that love is ultimately

    Essay Length: 1,293 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2011
  • The Extent to Which Laborers Are Alienated (arendt)

    The Extent to Which Laborers Are Alienated (arendt)

    ARENDT: To what extent do the workers experience freedom in the institution? Hannah Arendt sees freedom as something that is not just the phenomenon of the will. She sees freedom in the course of politics, wherein there is a public space. This public space is defined by Arendt as a “politically organized world” where man can assert one’s own uniqueness, where man learns freedom through the interaction with other people. For Arendt, freedom can be

    Essay Length: 823 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2011
  • Symbolist Alienation

    Symbolist Alienation

    The problem with this Symbolist alienation from modern life was that it sought to find a zone or space outside the modern, an impossibility given the grounding of Symbolist alienation in uniquely modern conditions and experiences and the extreme modernity of Symbolist art itself. Symbolist alienation was itself a modern experience, as was its search for a primitive realm beyond modern "reason," civilization, technology, social divisions, uprooted, uncertain identities, and anxieties about the future. Another

    Essay Length: 1,829 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 7, 2011
  • Alienation: The Fall of Man Through The Breaking of Moral Law

    Alienation: The Fall of Man Through The Breaking of Moral Law

    Alienation: The Fall of Man through the Breaking of Moral Law Is it possible to attain or remain in a state of true happiness when you break a moral law? To many of us, road signs have been handed down through the generations and are posted clearly as the 10 Commandments delivered to us through Moses. These commandments are generally viewed as religious moral laws, but can they be viewed also as natural laws of

    Essay Length: 1,892 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 9, 2011
  • Friendly Aliens

    Friendly Aliens

    Friendly aliens I don't believe that today's wonders are similar in kind of the wonders of the Ancient World. They were all buildings, such as the Pyramids in Egypt, or other architectural structures. Over the past 100 yeas, we have seen amazing technologies and scientific achievements. These are surely our modern wonders. Our galaxy the Milky Way contains over 200 billion stars and there are nine planets in our solar system. In 1969, Neil Armstrong

    Essay Length: 544 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2011
  • True Progress Towards Perfection Begins When We Are Alienated from the Society

    True Progress Towards Perfection Begins When We Are Alienated from the Society

    Many societies try to get its people to conform to a standard. This policy diminishes the chance of growth as a society. Forcing any level of conformity upon people only helps to stifle their creativity. I believe that people cannot start their journey for perfection until they begin to alienate themselves from society. People cannot grow in an environment that purposely tries stunts their growth. They must separate themselves from this negative element to continue

    Essay Length: 362 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2011
  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts

    The Alien and Sedition acts of 1798 were a consequence of many troubles the United States was having at the time. Just emerging into the world under President George Washington, their foreign policy was not enough to support themselves yet. The United States needed to make sure that there would be no foreign threat to them and to do so, they made a strict isolationist policy that was almost broken by the French call for

    Essay Length: 606 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2011

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