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    allocate time to multiple things instead of focusing on one. The end result is producing several average things in comparison to one great thing. This is exactly what S. Craig Watkins, author of “Fast Entertainment and Multitasking in an Always-On World”, discusses when he outlines why multitasking is hurtful. This aligns with ICMPA’s view, author of “Students Addicted to Social Media”, who also believes that multitasking is bad but not necessarily harmful for people. Although both authors agree

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    Medicine” and “The World on the Turtle’s Back”, explain that humans will make good and bad choices, but these experiences will teach lessons about evil and the choices we must make to change our ways, and to expand our knowledge and advance the world. The first lesson taught but the myths is evil and greed have inherited the earth, and will continue to if humans do not change their actions. The World on the Turtle’s Back uses the wife to explain the root of greed in the world. She “decided that

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    Auriana Hollister @02823670 Between the World and Me “Between the World and Me” offered a powerful message that would allow for the reader to analyze their perspective of life. One of Coates powerful messages, that I received, from “Between the World and Me” is that there is a value in struggling, but no guarantee of survival (Ta-Nehisi Coates). For me, this is the most influential because it shows that not everyone has the blessing of making it out of their “struggle” and changing their story

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    the horror of the world and focus on the good things in our life, such as a stable life and a good family. But what happens when one day, all of that stability and happiness isn’t there anymore. We are left to our own devices to defend for ourselves and that’s when the real basis of humanity shows. When your back is against the wall, you will do what you can to get out of that situation, no matter what it may be. This is why humans need to be more open towards the idea of a world where nothing is

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    are spread all over the world in all continents and our growth rate is not showing any signs of decline. In this type of environment, it is only natural for some people to do better in life than others. When you have different communities living in different regions of the world, some of these communities are bound to have access to more resources than others because of their geographical location. Furthermore, Capitalism which is the most prominent ideology in the world at the current time works

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    household income or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. Nowadays the poverty reduction became a major issue for the world many international organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank. The World Bank estimated 1.29 billion people were living in absolute poverty in 2008. According to the World Bank definition, absolute poverty is a condition characterized by severe deprivation of basic human needs, including food, safe drinking water, sanitation

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    raised. Sometimes our culture strongly informs the way we view others in the world. We show this through news feeds, videos, etc. By the things we do can look really rare and taboo to others. What one views normal, another may view it very disturbing and unethical. I am going to tell you about a couple short stories that shows the cultural differences and how it can impact a person's life. In the short story "Where Worlds Collide" by Pico Iyer, it's about an unspecified group of people. In the story

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    The US is a Brave New World Postman’s assertions about Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World truly reflect the direction in which our society is going. People consume and they derive what they need from the products that they take. It will get increase and build until Brave New World looks to clearly point out how we are going live and who we are going to be as a society. Society has become more and more self- involved and self-centered almost to Brave New World standards. Mainly, Postman’s assertions

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    The movie War of the Worlds directed by Stephen Spielberg came out in 2005 and is one of the many adaptions of the original book by Herbert George Wells in 1898. This movie retells the story of aliens inside capsules who invade earth and begin to destroy humanity. However, the movie is a bit different from the book and includes a new message which will be discussed later in this essay. The movie starts out in New Jersey with a divorced dad whose kids are dropped off at his house while his ex-wife

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    Columbian Exchange was about the New World and old world populations after Christopher Columbus sailed to and discovered America in 1942. It not gains and loss. Had to do with food, diseases, and ideas. Eastern Hemisphere gained from the Columbian Exchange in many ways. Discoveries of new supplies of metals are perhaps the biggest. But the Old World also gained new staple crops, such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, maize, and cassava. Tobacco, another New World harvest, was so all around embraced that

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    Poverty Around The World What is the poverty? Some people consider themselves to be poor not being able to buy a bigger house or a more expensive car, but there are some people out there cannot even afford to buy some groceries for their children. According to The World Bank Organization, poverty is hunger, a lack of shelter, being sick and not being able to see a doctor, not having the access to school and not knowing how to read. Poverty is not having a job, in fear for future, living one day at

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    The War of the Worlds “Perhaps I am a man of exceptional moods. I do not know how far my experience is common. At times I suffer from the strangest sense of detachment from myself and the world about me; I seem to watch it all from the outside, from somewhere inconceivably remote, out of time, out of space, out of the stress and tragedy of it all.” The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells accounts the story of a Martian Invasion told through the eyes of the memorable narrator. The narrator survives

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    Before World War I the world’s most powerful countries were fraught with nationalistic ideals that increased friction amongst them. With the start of a Second Industrial Revolution, these countries, such as Great Britain, Russia, France, Austria-Hungary, and Germany, developed exponentially economically and produced complex realignments socially and politically. World War I, although seemingly sudden, was not a surprise; however, the consequences of the war did change the world. The impact the

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    States has historically come out as being a policeman of the world given its interventionist approach to events taking place in various parts of the world and shaping global politics and policy. As a result of this role, the US has become dominant in international relations. However, being a policeman of the world comes with various consequences which the US has had to face. The US military's current role as the “policeman” of the world as exemplified in real life international incidents is that has

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    Flaws In A Flawed World

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    A Flawed World Everyday, many people dream of a perfect world, with no stress, no worries, no anger and no hatred. Unfortunately, we can’t have such a world, no matter how hard we try. We may restrict people’s actions, chain up their identity, lock up their individuality, but nothing can prevent a flawed world. Stories with a failed attempt to be perfect, also known as dystopias, are prevalent throughout literature. These dystopias are meant to effectively teach us because it uses it appeals to

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    Does a one's culture affect the way others view the world? Every culture has different beliefs, race, religion, traditions, music, clothes, background, history and more. Not one culture is the same. Everyone has their own perspective about culture but a person's culture strongly informs the way he or she views others and the world. I will show this through Pico Iyers essay “Where Worlds Collide” and Robert Lakes essay “An Indian Father's Plea.” Some people may argue that you can give up your culture

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    that this is the worst, non-factual book they have ever read, whereas others think that every American who loves this country needs to read this work. I believe that neither one position nor the other is correct. In my opinion, as a citizen of the world, this is a book that has transcended spaces and frontiers in a few months. Besides, I am sure that it will always be a document for permanent consultation and reference, that is, it will become a classic. But, let me consider the reasons to reach this

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    World Order Summary

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    The book World Order by Henry Kissinger offers an opportunity for the promotion of the understanding of the ground of international harmony and of the global disorder. The book is seeking to answer the question concerning the factors that contribute to the establishment of the world order and determine the relations on the international level. The chapters of the book are devoted to different issues that create in combination a common picture regarding the modern world order. In the Chapter 6 of

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    “Historians have viewed the Crusades as a mixture of benefits and horrors” (History World). From 1095 to the 1500 's, crusading littered Eastern Europe. Muslim forces had occupied over two-thirds of the ancient Christian holy land, and the Christians of Western Europe were ready to fight to take it back (Britannica). Everyone, from the poorest serf to the richest noble, wanted to take a piece of the fame and fortune that crusading brought. Mix that desire with widespread religious zealotry, and one

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    How was the world interconnected in the early modern period, according to the introduction by Pomeranz & Topik? In what ways did the non-Western “peripheries” still have influence in their economic roles? The world was interconnected in the early modern period by trade. Many different countries traded goods with each other, and adapted different cultures and traditions. For example, when China started using silver as currency, they traded with the British and Dutch. The Dutch would pay with pesos

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