The objective point is seen in the way the writer approached the readers: “Should Snowden be lauded or punished for exposing government surveillance programs?” The chosen quote shows the theme that is through the whole story. It’s also an indicator on the purpose of the article. The article is written to inform and give background information and not to persuade a specific point of view. The article ends with a study of public opinion on the case. Compared to the first text is the second text very subjective and with only one point of view.
This serves as an interesting topical instroduction to the novel White Noise in which is both a study of death and more than that a confronting depiction of consumerist America, the America of the 1980s. Published in 1985, it tells the story of Jack Gladney who is a professor at a college in Blacksmith, which stands representative for any United States town, with all its regular institutions, such as malls, churches and single family homes. Jack lectures at the college and an expert on Hitler as a person and political figure whereby he has gained world fame. We are also introduced to Babette, Gladney’s wife who, just as Gladney himself fears death. They have multiple children, all stemming from different previous relationships.
Archer gives insight of the event with China and the CIA, and during the interview, Archer discusses the individual level of analysis and take a realist approach to his job during the war. b. Quote: “There comes a point when you have to realize that the sum of all your blood, sweat, and tears will ultimately amount to zero.” Pg. 49 c. Level of analysis: Individual level of analysis- the CIA decisions had an effect on the war. The individual moral decisions that members of the CIA made translated into those of the United States. To understand why the United States government behaved in the way it did we must analyze Bob Archers experience and personality.
National defence and security strategy are formulated through some fundamental considerations based on the security objectives and national interests. National defence and security policy refers to the government’s vision and mission that are realized proportionally, balanced and well-coordinated. To achieve this goal, the government has developed a national defence and national security strategy. “It includes strategic objectives, how to achieve the goals and defence resources in order to accomplish strong, effective and high deterrence state defence capabilities” . Based on that phenomenon, Darmono B. further described regarding the Indonesian national security concepts (Darmono, 2010): 1.
In order evaluate Gustaf’s significance, the investigation will look upon his role in each stage of the crisis and his relevance to the actions taken in reference to other participants of this crisis. Gustaf’s role is investigated from the initial days of the event, from the private meeting between him, the Swedish foreign minister and the prime minister to the final verdict: Where Gustaf himself gave Germany permission to travel through Sweden’s neutral land with the infantry division Engelbrecht. Two sources that are used in the essay, the book Gustaf V och andra världskriget, written by Eric Carlsson and Per Albin och Kriget book by Alf W. Johansson are evaluated for their origins, purposes, values and limitations. The investigation will not go in depth about Sweden’s relations to any countries or alliances nor mentioning ideologies of the nations invovled. B.
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, appearance is defined as “the way that someone or something looks.” The same dictionary defines reality “as the true situation that exists.” This poses the question of whether the way things appear is how they truly exist, and it is along that line that René Descartes wrote his Meditations on First Philosophy. Over 350 years after Descartes published his famous discourse, the American science fiction film, The Matrix, premiered, and pondered a similar question of the difference between appearance and reality. The purpose of this essay is twofold: firstly to evaluate and analyze the concepts of appearance and reality as presented in both the Meditations and The Matrix, and secondly to convince
In class, we recently read The Book by Alan Watts, which serves to clear the misunderstandings of the human identity. He is distinguished as a famous British writer and speaker, who focuses on the interpretation of Eastern philosophy for his Western spectators. Additionally, we watched the movie, Mindwalk, directed by Bernt Amadeus Capra. His brother, Fritjof Capra, is known to be a renowned Austrian physicist who conducted research on the system’s theory, which contributed to the overall screenplay. In this film, the political and social problems that conflict with science are presented.
The movie “Citizenfour” is an American documentary filmed by Laura Poitras, and it’s about the uncovering of the corrupt American system that spies on its citizens, supposedely since the attacks of September 11. With the help of the famous technician Edward Snowden, a journalist (Glenn Greenwald ) and a reporter from The Guardian (Ewen MacAskill) they go public, even if it’s a suicide mission. The film starts when she receives an odd message from an anonymous source, who was Mr. Snowden at the time. In the encrypted messages he renders her with inside information from various intelligence agencies, among them the US National Security Agency. When I first saw the movie in ICT class, I legit thought it was a joke, I even wrote down