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Is Technology Really Benefiting Us?

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I come here today with a purpose of focusing primarily on the social effects of technology throughout this article. We often think of large corporations such as Apple or Samsung when we think of technology. We think of development and the future, but how exactly is technology benefiting our future? The ongoing urbanization due to..

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The Ugly Selfie

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The Ugly Selfie Let’s face it. Our trademark is social media. Every generation has its own label and its own personalized franchise. The 60’s hippies, 70’s disco, 80’s love, 90’s grunge; this generation’s is social media. From the humble beginnings of Facebook, Skype, and Twitter to the evolution of Instagram, Snapchat, and Pinterest. But is..

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Generations

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Throughout the years, people have been characterized as a part of a cohort, or generation, such as the Baby Boomers, Generation X, and the Millennials. They are usually attributed to having certain characteristics, which can lead to stereotyping.  A generation experiences the same cultural events, but the diversity of gender, class, race, and politics makes..

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Peace Through Art

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Through life, various means of escape, peace, and happiness can be found in many different things. One of the most effective, most efficient and most imaginative means of escape personally would be through art. Whether it’s physical art, melodious art, theater art, literature art, music, paintings, poems, television, art has the essence of being the..

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Exordium to Society

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As we look around ourselves, what do we see? Our friends chatting, laughing, getting caught up with the latest Hollywood trends, deciding which pictures to post on Instagram, and so on so forth. It has come to my attention, for a while now actually, how society nowadays has this deceptive façade that seems to be..

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Modern Society’s Top 10 Virtues

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Those are only a list of 10 virtues that are essential for living in our modern world. Tolerance: Accept its existence, though conformity is non-compulsory. Benevolence: Spread your wings of kindness, but don’t let the manipulator deceive you. Sagacity: Be the man they look up to, not the child they mock. Determination: Run until you..

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Anarchy: a Misconception Adressed

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Ronald Reagan, fortieth President of The US once said: “Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not to run their lives.” Before that, Henry David Thoreau, a philosopher and freethinker, said: “That government is best which governs least.” Go back a few more years and George Washington, The US’s first president and founding father,..

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Franklin’s Inspirational Quote

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The prominent age of reason thinker, Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17th, 1706 in Boston. He left school at the age of ten to help his father, however this was never an obstacle for Franklin to achieve his goals. He was greatly involved in many scientific investigations regarding diverse topics such as electricity and..

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