Civil Essays

Response to _internationalized Civil War_

Karen Rasler’s essay “Internationalized Civil War: A Dynamic Analysis of the Syrian Intervention in Lebanon” is a highly scientific exploration of what exactly happened when the Syrian military stepped in amidst the internal conflict between the Lebanese Front and the Palestinian Resistance Movement (many other groups were involved at different points, but for simplicity’s sake I will just use these groups as a right vs. left catch-all for the bulk of the conflict). Rasler begins by addressing the idea that,…

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Civil Disobedience _ Bane of Boon to the Concept of Just Society_

Even as the nations are engaged in tackling the menace of terrorism among its rank and file, the debate over what makes a ‘just society’ has renewed itself with fresh questions evolving out of it, especially from the perspective of civil disobedience, where issues on ethics, emotion, justification and morality are embedded in an inseparable way and therefore add complexities in the comprehension of just society. Thus this paper weighs some pertinent points involving the concept of just society from…

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Philippine Constitution – Article Iii

Article III Bill of rights – declaration and enumeration of a person’s right and privileges which the Constitution is designed to protect against violations Basis: social importance accorded to the individual in a democratic or republican state Classes of rights 1) Natural rights – right possessed by every citizen without being granted by the State for they are given to man by God Ex. Right to life, right to liability, right to property, right to love 2) Constitutional right –…

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Emerson and Thoreau – Two Idealists

Before writing a major piece for a newspaper, a good reporter must do some serious research and investigation to learn more about the piece. In order to investigate these philosophical men and their writings, you will complete two assignments for the assessment for this lesson. Part I. Ralph Waldo Emerson In an essay published in 1841, Emerson addressed one of the central characteristics of the American sensibility: individualism. Before you read, take a moment to think about the term “self-reliance”…

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The Industrial Workers Movement and the Modern Civil Rights

There are many similarities in the struggles of different organizations to achieve their goals, particularly when those goals are in themselves so similar. This is the case with the Industrial Workers Movement in the 1920’s and 1930’s, and the modern Civil Rights movement in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Both of these massive movements were human rights based and both of them took place largely in the United States; it is due to the activists within certain unions and groups that…

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Prospectus on Upsc

ABOUT CIVIL SERVICES The Civil Services Exam popularly known as IAS Exam is conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) every year. It is a combined exam to recruit officers into Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS), Indian Audit and Accounts Services, Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) and several other GROUPA&GROUP B Central services. All India Services officers i.e., IAS and IPS officers are given state cadres after the selection….

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Shuyler’s Account on the Relationship

Shuyler’s account on the relationship between African American artists and their community and particularly their social responsibility for it, proceeds from the point that recently anticipated revolution of African art was in fact not so much effective in representing general African identity, but instead was limited to American culture: “But these are contributions of a caste in a certain section of the country. They are foreign to Northern Negroes, West Indian Negroes, and African Negroes” (Schuyler, 1926). Shuyler argues that…

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Community Colleges Which Deliver

Module description: This module covers the importance of volunteerism in contributing to an improvement in the quality of life in communities around UTech and Community Colleges which deliver its programmes as well as the wider society. It further unites classroom instructions with real societal needs and explores the relationship between General Education modules and CSP 1001. MODULE OBJECTIVES: At the end of the module, you should be able to: 1. understand the nature of volunteerism 2. recognize the role of…

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Civil Rights Movement

Bob Dylan is one of the most influential figures in music. After more than four decades, this talented poet and gifted songwriter remains to be relevant in the music industry. However, the influence of this amazing musician goes beyond the realm of music. He is also an important part of American history, specifically of the civil rights movement. How and why is Dylan’s music significant to the said movement? Bob Dylan is a prominent figure in the American civil rights…

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