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Essay: Prejudice and Discrimination

In the modern world, there is a direct link between prejudice and discrimination.  Prejudice is defined as the unjustified negative attitudes that some people hold against others of a certain group of people.  Prejudice can include attitudes such as sexism, racism, homophobia, and religious persecution.  Prejudices are pre-formed and have no reasonable basis.  Discrimination includes…

Colley Cibber’s Richard III: Summary & Analysis

Colley Cibber was a comic actor and playwright with pretensions to tragedy (Colley 17-18). In 1700, he wrote and performed in an altered and slightly abridged version of Shakespeare’s Richard III, which was initially unsuccessful (probably because of overzealous government censorship) (Ashley 52). However, it soon became popular enough to eclipse the Shakespearean original on…

Janet E. Smith’s Fig Leaves and Falsehoods: Summary & Analysis

In “Fig Leaves and Falsehoods,” Janet E. Smith argues against the consensus view of Catholic moralists who, following Aquinas, regard all deceptive speech as morally wrong.  She maintains that Aquinas’s view depends on an overly limited view of the purpose of speech, a view based on a prelapsarian order of things and neglectful of the…

Art Perspective: Creating the Illusion of Depth on a 2D Surface

Artistic Devices 1. Position on the format 2. Diminishing size 3. Aerial perspective 4. Overlapping 5. Transparency 6. Linear perspective Position on the format: -Objects placed at the bottom of the page appear closer than objects at the top of the page. Diminishing size: -Smaller objects appear further away from the larger objects. Aerial perspective:…

Politics and the Ancient Olympics & Athletics

The Ancient Olympic games brought the polis together for communication and socializing Halted conflict & wars However due to branding of athletes to their specific city states, this created competition and rivalry between city-states Lists were kept of the polis with most victories Athletes would sometimes be hired by cities to represent them (I.e Astylos,…