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A Comparison of America's Government with George Orwell's 1984
1984 Reflection Paper Something that really gets under my skin is when people complain about the American government. Sure, there are plenty of aspects that I do not agree with, there are plenty of areas that need improvement, and some of the presidential candidates for 2016 are a little more on the interesting side. Howev...
The Different Facets of Socialism
Traditionally, the word socialism brings with it a plethora of different facets, from its purest definition to its more frequent conception as communism, Lenin, and the era of fear after the Second World War. Socialism means different things to different people, even currently being brought to light by Democratic presidenti...
The Different Processes Involve during an Emergency Response
The process of preparing and responding to emergencies is a coordinated effort. There are people at all different levels of the government that are involved in the process. In addition, even individuals and families that do not work for the government play a role. Individuals can do their part to respond to emergencies by d...
The Usefulness of Press in Society Today
As diverse men as the Founding Fathers were, it is no surprise that their views on the press were just as varied. While some considered the media to have a negative impact on the new nation, most were in agreement that the press was useful and beneficial to the republic. In the early days of the Republic, one might say m...
The Parallelisms between Pre-Machiavellian and Post-Machiavellian Government Policies
“Is better to be feared than to be loved,” or so is what Machiavelli theorizes. The argument, I believe is lacking serious considerations in what constitute love and fear; for example, in a intimate relationship, being feared instead of loved will eventually lead to the destruction of the relationship based on the fact that...
The Origin of the Tension between America and Saudi Arabia
In 1744, Abn Al Wahhab fled Medina from a group of fellow Nejd scholar, finding shelter in Diriyah. Wahhab was a religious scholar who wanted the Arabian peninsula to follow a stricter form of Islam. To him it is the true form, all other versions of Islam, he publicly denounced and insulted. In Diriyah, he befriended their...
The Life and Accomplishments of Leon Trotsky
A Soviet politician, revolutionist and theorist; Leon Trotsky, born as Lev Davidovich Bronstein on 7 October, was born in a small village by the name of Yanovka in Ukraine. He was the fifth spouse and child to his prosperous Russian-Jewish parents, David and Anna Bronstein. His parents were not religious. Mossei Spentzer, a...
An Annotated Bibliography on Ahmad Sukarno, the First President of Indonesia and Emmeline Pankhurst, the British Leader of the Suffragette Movement
Ahmad Sukarno. "Modern History Sourcebook: President Sukarno of Indonesia: Speech at the Opening of the Bandung Conference, April 18 1955." Fordham University. Publication date July 1998. http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1955sukarno-bandong.html. Sukarno is presenting a speech at the opening of the Bandung Conference. H...
The Similarity and Difference of Africa and Middle East
The regions of Africa and the Middle East are similar because of their geographical features, and that their countries were under imperialist rule by European countries. They were also different in who controlled them, and what the rulers did with the countries. Africa’s countries were ruled by the British, mainly for thei...
Distributing More Power Can Upset the Balance in Society
Our Power Power is strong, and who has never thought about having all the power they could possibly have. Maybe it is something us humans crave, but have to have a top leadership position in our government to obtain this power. However, today the real question is “Should individual states have more or less power compared...