Nobel Peace Prize

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  • Alfred Nobel And The Nobel Peace Prize

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    When the word “peace” comes to mind, one usually thinks about tranquility or absent from violence but when learning about Alfred Nobel, one learns that the products he invented were far from “peaceful” in some eyes. The Nobel Peace Prize was created because Nobel left in his will that his fortune was to be given as awards in the areas of: peace, chemistry, physiology, and literature. Alfred Nobel himself started with nothing and ended with a large fortune, and as for The Nobel Peace Prize, it has evolved

  • Essay on Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

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    Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize It was announced on October 9, 2009 that American President Barack Obama is this year’s recipient of the Nobel Prize for Peace. The Nobel Foundation states that Obama was chosen "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." (Nobel Foundation) Controversy and debate ensued in the world wide media. Critics have debated Obama’s worthiness. Supporters have cited numerous examples of the current U.S. Presidents’

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Malala Yousafzai Nobel Peace Prize Speech

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    Malala Yousafzai Nobel Peace Prize Speech Analysis “I am those 66 million girls who are deprived of education. And today I am not raising my voice, it is the voice of those 66 million girls.” Malala Yousafzai makes this statement in her speech to the Nobel Committee as the first Pakistani and, at the age of sixteen, the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize Award. Malala was unfortunately shot in the head by a member of the Taliban, due to the fact that she defied a culture that did not

  • Nobel Peace Prize Speech : Analysis Of Mother Teresa

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    Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech Thousands of people struggling and were in poverty in India in the 70s, then a Catholic Nun named Mother Teresa came to the rescue to fight poverty, abortion and comfort the dying in India, specifically Calcutta. Mother Teresa, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, was speaking in front of hundreds if not thousands of people, giving her “Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech” in December 11, 1979 in Oslo, Norway. Mother Teresa received this prestigious award for her work,

  • Ele Wiesel Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

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    Rohingya citizens of their basic rights and exterminate them from the population. There were many things to be learned from the Holocaust, one of the most important including apathy toward discrimination and ethnic cleansing. In Elie Wiesel’s Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech about his experienced imprisonment in concentration camps, he explained that people “must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented”. According

  • Wangari Maathai's Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech Analysis Essay

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    Wangari Maathai expresses her gratitude to the world for her Nobel Peace Prize, and also calls her audience to action. Her goal is to convince the world that the environment has much more importance than most people seem to realize. In her speech she begins by expressing her gratitude, and persuading her audience that she is worth listening to. Second she discusses the importance of the environment and explains how the Green Belt Movement has helped and changed the world. She then clarifies the

  • The Importance Of Faulkner's Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech By William Faulkner

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    something more. It requires the passion and ardor that one has to bring into their writing. In a time of fear and anguish, most might lose that passion that sparked in them, leaving behind a passionless and hopeless shell. In his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech at the Nobel Banquet, these were the issues William Faulkner had to address. Using his platform for something greater, Faulkner delivered his speech, not only to accept his award but to advise the future

  • The Achievements Of The Nobel Peace Prize

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    Winning the Nobel Peace Prize is an amazing feat and accomplishments that very few people receive. Only two US presidents, Theodore Roosevelt, and Barack Obama have received the award. Roosevelt was the first ever American to win this award. His life story and eventful experiences help shape him as the person we recognize as an impactful person in history. Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27th of 1858 into a Dutch family living in New York. As a child, he struggled with his asthma. Many

  • Should The Nobel Peace Prize Be Abolished

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    The Nobel Peace Prize is an award Alfred Nobel made for people who try to make the world better. Each year a person who tried to make it less polluted or tried to take away one of the many problems. In 2007, Al Gore was given the prize. The most significant effect is climate change and global warming of which the people have created. This is true because as the months come and go, it is getting harder and harder to ignore the fact that the world is in danger. “In the last few months, it has been

  • Essay About Nobel Peace Prize 2010

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    Introduction: On October 8, The Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo was named the winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize by the decision of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. An overwhelming majority of governments and organizations around the world appreciate the dedication of Liu for his long time pursuing of human-rights improvement in China. Be that as it may, China has blockaded the news which sounds ridiculous to the standpoint of almost all the Chinese people. Recently, the comments of this controversial