Philosophy Essay: Against Representation

Throughout much of our study and development of human cognition and its replication in the various forms of artificial intelligence, there has been an underlying assumption from which we have based our work...

Plato’s Republic Books I-IV: An Analysis Essay

In the Republic, three types of good are described; the good practised for its own sake, the good practised for its consequences and the ultimate good that is practised both for its own sake and for its consequences (Book 1, 357b-d). The discussion of justice starts off with Glaucon’s account of justice where he explains why justice is a necessary good that people only practice begrudgingly for its consequences. First, he establishes that to suffer injustice at the hands of others is an evil that no one is willing to suffer while to commit injustice benefits the unjust. He argues that justice...

Plato’s Apology, Crito and Phaedo: An Analysis Essay

Hey y'all. Here I am again recycling old content I wrote for school. If y'all ever have the chance to take philosophy classes in college, take them! Even though a lot of the ideas and beliefs that were the basis of the philosophies of the olden times have been proven false or incorrect now, it…

Castigation or Correction: The Aftereffect of Our Prisons | A Research Paper

As history has progressed, mankind has had to develop factors that contributed specifically to the functionality of their society. One of the most prominent factors has been the addition of laws which set boundaries for the civilization as a whole. However, when laws are broken there must be some reinforcement that emphasizes the authority of…

Recent Introspections | Short Essays

Hello, everyone! Today's post isn't about the greater world, it will be about me. These two short essays were written for my UGA application, which was the last application I finished. I suppose you can use these as example essay for UGA's writing portion of the application. So, this will be a bit of something…

AP Lang Essay Prep: How Your Essay Should Look

Welcome y’all. So, as you all should know, there are three essays that you need to write for AP Lang. Synthesis Argumentative Rhetorical Analysis   Synthesis If you’ve taken an AP history class, then you are in for an easy ride. Synthesis is exactly like the DBQ except a whole lot easier because you’re only…

APUSH Essay Prep Unit X: Late 1900s

Due to it being the last unit of the year, our teacher gave us a choice on which prompts we have to prepare for so here are the three I chose to do. (1) In what ways did the Great Society resemble the New Deal in its origins, goals and social and political legacy. Use specific…

APUSH Essay Prep Unit IX: Cold War

We got only got five essay prompts for this unit. (1) Analyze the impact of TWO of the following on Soviet-American relations in the decade following the Second World War, 1945-1955. The Yalta Conference    Communist Revolution in China Korean War    McCarthyism Synthesis: US-Soviet relations were never good to begin with. Then, with the Cold…

APUSH Unit VIII Essay Prep: Early 1900s up to the Great Depression

(1) Compare and contrast the criticisms of American society in the 1920’s and 1930’s by American writers. Synthesis:  Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Frederick Douglass’ slave narrative criticised the brutality of slavery through their literary works, both hoping to have an impact on the existence of slaves in America. Although both works wrote…

APUSH Unit VII Essay Prep: Early 1900s up to WWI (1890-19

Once again, a couple of questions have been left out because of incomplete information. (1) How successful were progressive reforms during the period 1890-1915 with respect to TWO of the following? Industrial Conditions   Urban life   Politics Synthesis: Reforms after 2nd Great Awakening: women & temperance (these two are similar to Progressive reforms that resulted in the…

APUSH Unit VI Essay Prep: Civil War, Reconstruction and Beyond (1860s-1900s)

Sorry for the late post guys, but here's the next round of essay prep. (1) Compare and contrast the attitudes of TWO of the following toward the wealth that was created in the United States during the late nineteenth century. I chose Andrew Carnegie and Eugene V. Debs. If you chose other people, you have to…

APUSH Unit V Essay Prep: The Civil War to the Early 1900s

The 1860 Political Party I have just three for this unit that are complete. The other three weren't finished and I only got synthesis points for them so I'm not going to put them on here. (1) Analyse the social, political, and economic forces of the 1840s and early 1850s that led to the emergence of…

What You Need to Know for APUSH

Alright, here is the article I promised. This article is a continuation of another article on this blog called "Should I take APUSH?". If you didn't read it yet and you're not sure whether or not you should take APUSH, check it out. Today, I'm going to go over the basic structure of this class…

To Be or Not to Be… Is It?

Sadly for Hamlet, the answer isn't so simple. The question is what does it even mean to be? Now, this isn't supposed to be a philosophical post--in fact, it's a scientific one. Heck, why can't it be both at the same time? Let's start off with the famous tree-in-the-forest. If a tree falls in the forest and…

Unit IV: Antebellum America (1800s up to the Civil War)

Trail of Tears by Robert Lindneux (1942) This unit's essay prep is incomplete because at the time, there was other things going on and my partner and I didn't have the time to fully expand on all the points, so I'll only include the prompts that were completed. (1) The Jacksonian Period (1824-1848) has been…