Landmines

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  • Libertarianism And Anti-Landmines

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    Motorolla, a multinational telecommunication company was involved in selling electronic parts to mine manufacturers, indirectly contributing to the deaths caused by anti-personnel landmines. Back in January 1996, the news broadcasting Motorola’s semiconductor chip being found in a Chinese-made landmine in Cambodia spurred public debate over the company’s ethical code of conduct (HRW, 1997). Anti-personnel mines are explosive weapons built to harm and kill enemies, they are placed just below the grounds

  • Landmines Speech Analysis

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    landmines? “Responding to landmines” speech by Princess Diana discusses a critical topic about landmines dangers and raises an awareness to everyone listening to the speech to acknowledge and recognize the causes, the consequences, and the recommended solutions of landmines terrible problem. Diana’s speech encompasses a wide collection of linguistic and stylistic devices that definitely support her message to the audience. The use of facts, statistical evidences, call to actions, rhetorical devices

  • Landmine Research Paper

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    Landmines If one is fortunate enough to be an United States citizen, the notion of landmines in combat may seem like primitive warfare technology. But, for the people in war torn Africa, one mistep has become a death sentence. Suprisingly, the United Nations estimates that 2 to 5 million new landmines are put into the ground each year. This statistic shows that landmines are the exact oppostite of primitive technology. On top of all that, as if the traditional variation was not enoough, they now

  • Persuasive Essay On Landmines

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    Landmines are bombs that are left in the ground after a war. It costs three dollars to make a mine and three hundred dollars to remove (Assistance in Mine Action). Landmines kill about 4,000 people a year; many innocent people die of a war no one is fighting any more. In 1992, many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) came together to ban landmines; it was called the Ottawa Treaty. Besides military, children are those most affected by landmines. Women and girls are victims 12% of the time when

  • Landmines-Personal Narrative

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    He was still terrified, but there was something about him that seemed almost calm. He was right, though. We had gone over how these landmines worked in basic training, and there was no hope for him. Any force over five pounds arms the mine, and if too big of a change in weight is detected, it detonates. The catch with these mines was that there was a timer built into them, and it would

  • The Landmine And Rope In Melissa Range's Poems

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    Although the Landmine and the Rope in Melissa Range’s poems are both made to participate in horrifying violence against the innocent, the Landmine reveals its boastful indifference by twisting imagery of life and hope into a grotesque threat to haunt the world of peace long into the future, while the Rope reveals its humble sympathy by longing for a future that redeems violence by affirming life and beauty The Landmine and rope in Melissa's Range’s Poems are both made to participate

  • Comparing The Landmine And The Rope In Melissa Range

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    Although the Landmine and the Rope in Melissa Range’s poems are both made to participate in horrifying violence against the innocent, the Landmine reveals its boastful indifference by twisting imagery of life and hope into a grotesque threat to haunt the world of peace long into the future, while the Rope reveals its humble sympathy by longing for a future that redeems violence by affirming life and beauty. Both of these poems begin with both of them creating violence, but the difference is that

  • The Anecdotes Of Landmines In Confessions By St. Augustine

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    In Confessions, Augustine provides anecdotes of landmines that he has encountered with some of his friendships. Augustine regales the reader first with a tale of his friends and him stealing from a pear tree. The cronies had no need for the pears, but were drawn to the action because, “(they) derived pleasure from the deed simply because it was forbidden,” (Confessions 37). While Augustine is unable to determine the root of this desire, the reader can assume that the presence of his friends at

  • The Effects Of Living With Landmines For The Wellbeing Of Local People Essay

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    Introduction This paper will analyse Davies’ (2015) Ph.D. thesis ‘Living with landmines’. In this research, Davies attempts to answer the question: ‘What are the implications of living with landmines for the wellbeing of local people?’ (Davies, 2015:15). This essay will therefore look into the efficiency and accuracy of the methodology by which Davies ' attempts to answer this question. To do this, the methodology will be firstly put in context to have a broad understanding of the research field

  • Speech In Princess Diana's Speech By Princess Diana

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    “Responding to landmines” speech by Princess Diana discusses a critical topic about landmines dangers and raises an awareness to everyone listening to the speech to acknowledge and recognize the causes, the consequences, and the recommended solutions of landmines terrible problem. Diana’s speech encompass a wide collection of linguistic and stylistic devices that definitely support her message to the audience. The use of facts, statistical evidences, call to actions, rhetorical devices, definite

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