When creating all of the magical Harry Potter creatures, J.K. Rowling drew inspiration from folklore and mythology. Most writers constructing a fictional universe (from J.R.R. Tolkien to George R.R. Martin) draw from reality. So, of course, Rowling had to base the Wizarding World on the real world – or, at least, the belief systems of the real world.
When vacationing in Florida, it may be a little tricky to decide which beach to visit. To the uninitiated, every beach seems the same. With Florida being a peninsula, it is home to a multitude of beaches along is coastline. Which to choose?
Many people, when they feel they have done wrong to their lover, try to figure out ways to be a more supportive partner. Maybe they hurt their lover. Maybe they love a person something awful but fear that the relationship is tumbling between their outstretched fingers like so many grains of sand. Or maybe, they just weren't there enough or started showing all the signs that you need to rethink the relationship.
The law exists to protect people, to keep Americans safe – but the politicians who passed the most racist American laws must not have gotten that memo. These laws were not passed in order to better America or its people. Lawmakers had only one thing on their minds when these went through: keep black people down in the mud.
Many people have different opinions as to what goes into the best political thriller novels. Some readers want to read about a mystery, a conspiracy that, upon unfolding, will leave the world forever changed. Some readers want to read about soldiers defending their country's interests by combatting foreign threats, either utilizing their wits or very large guns.
While many people believe that you can't start a career without college, there are tons of jobs that don't require a degree. Many people just don't feel like college is for them, and that's okay. So long as you're willing to work hard, there are plenty of high-paying occupations you can take on.