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I Want to Be The Very Best! Like No-One Ever Was!
Yes, Pokémon is a game designed for children and it can be picked up by anyone and easily played. However, once you have finished the story mode and want more, you’ll be taking on a whole new monster. Competitive Pokémon trainers have a lot to take into consideration when putting together a team and going into battle. For those who don’t know the ins and outs of Pokémon, once you step into the online community, you will be crushed. Here I have put together a crash course of the basics of competitive Pokémon play, including basic rules, types, strategies, items, competitive tiers, and breeding.
Case Brief: ‘A Life for a Life?’
For money or for virtue? This is a question that many lawyers and politicians must make. For people in jobs like these, they are put in a position in which they are forced to decide either to do what they believe is right, or do what will guarantee them another paycheck. The case brief "A Life for a Life?" is about a House Member named Manny who needs to make a decision to vote for or against a bill that will get the death-penalty statute off the books in Florida (A Life for a Life). With second term elections coming up, and outside opinions clashing, Manny needs to make a firm decision. According to Virtue Ethics and Aristotle’s Philosophy, it would be unethical and, therefore, wrong for Manny to approve the bill that will get the death-penalty statute off the books in Florida because it would be going against key virtues in Manny’s life.
The Situation Is Key
To fully understand a piece of writing, you must look at the original message of the writing. The only way to do that accurately is to understand the social situation in which the writing was created. The social situation will influence any piece of work, as well as influence the way we understand the work. This is no different for the understanding the Bible, more specifically the Book of Revelation. Thus, to understand the Book of Revelation, we must first find the social situation that John was in when he wrote the Book of Revelation. This includes the happenings of the Church, of the Roman Empire, and of John’s own life.
Book of Revelation
John, the author of the Book of Revelation, specifically called his book a prophecy (Rev. 1:19). Since John referred to his writing as prophetic, an understanding of it must be approached as such. There are five basic ways of interpreting biblical prophecies: futuristic, historical, exhortative, idealistic, and preterite. Each approach is different and has its own strengths and weaknesses, especially when it comes to the interpretation of the Book of Revelation.
Our generation is at an interesting point in history where a belief in science is more widely accepted than any deep religious belief. More often than not, people pick and choose which parts of religion to believe in, if any at all. This is not to say that our generation has no deep believers, because frankly many do still hold onto their faith. Moreover, just like at every other point in history, hardcore believers have a tendency to push their faith onto others who do not believe in the same thing. Forcing one’s religious beliefs onto an unwilling person is just as unjustifiable as religious discrimination. I believe that everyone has the right to believe in whatever they find to be true, without persecution or any outside beliefs being forced upon them.
Dexter Is a Moral Man
Intro Have you ever wanted to kill someone? Fantasized about it? Dexter Morgan, played by Michael C. Hall on James Manos’ hit TV series Dexter, has not only felt that urge, but has followed through on it many, many times. Dexter Morgan is a mild-mannered blood spatter analyst at Miami Metro’s Homicide Division during regular business hours, but in his off hours, he is a manipulative serial killer of serial killers. The TV show Dexter was based on a book series of the same name by Jeff Lindsay written in 2004, with its final installment released in July, 2015. In 2009, an online comic series Dexter’s Early Cuts was created by Lauren Gussis and Tim Schlattmann. Later, in 2013, Jeff Lindsay published a comic series also based on the lovable killer Dexter, entitled Dexter. The TV series ran from 2006 to 2013 and won 42 awards, while being nominated for another 176, making it by far one of Showtime’s most popular shows (Dexter (2006–2013) Awards).
Worldwide Outrage Over Neomasculine Misogynist Anti-Feminist Blogs and Articles
An online men’s rights activist group has caused a worldwide uproar due to a quote regarding their stance on rape: "I propose that we make the violent taking of a woman not punishable by law when done off public grounds”
The Pokémon Multiverse Will Blow Your Mind
Over time, the Pokémon games, anime, and manga have given fans bits of lore about the world of Pokémon. With that, fans quickly stitched together theories about how everything connects. These theories range from who Red’s father is, to illustrations of natural selection, to humans secretly being another type of Pokémon, but the theory that takes the cake is the multiverse theory.
Tech, Sex, and Race
Technology has exploded over the last 100 years. With technology comes change, most notably in the way that different people interact with each other, with the world, and with how they are viewed. Some of the most notable groups of people that have been affected and changed by technology are women and minorities, who are both fighting for social equality, and government officials who are becoming more seen and connected.
Spontaneous Human Combustion
Trust me when I tell you my tale is real. I was there. I saw it happen. I know most will find it hard to swallow. For all those who find it hard to believe, please keep in mind that I’m only telling my tale to help others. In fact, it pains me to even think about what happened, much less talk about it. I hope that in hearing my tale that it can keep others from meeting this unfortunate fate.