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  • The Ottoman Empire : European Influence Of The Ottoman Empire

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    Mehemed II the conqueror, who is considered the real creator of the empire, took a newly built and advanced navy across Pera to the Bosporus, to attack both of the walls of Constantinople in order to conquer the city. He later renamed it Istanbul. Selim the Grim created the Ottoman navy, which effectively captured Mesopotamia, Egypt and Syria and was then able to acquire the holy cities of Mecca and Medina. Sultan Suleiman drove the Ottoman Empire to conquering most of its lands. Suleiman conquered

  • 16th Century

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    Everyone strives to be great and leave a lasting legacy. This includes the nations of the present, present, and future. But, how do nations become great? Powerful militaries, strong economies, and stable internal affairs are what make nations great, but how are these achieved? The answer to this question can be found by looking at the past. One time period to observe is the 15th and 16th centuries. In this time many civilizations rose to new heights across the globe. Obviously the greatest of the

  • 18th Century Ottoman Essay

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    first ruler of the eighteenth century. His close ties to the European rulers lead to prosperous relations with the French and Swedish. Ahmed, during his reign, afforded refuge to Charles XII of Sweden after the Swedish defeat under the hands of Peter I of Russia in the Battle of Poltava of 1709. In response to the Swedish defeat, Ahmed declared war against Russia and won the Ottoman Empire’s most notorious victory over Russia. Never before had the Ottoman forces come so near to breaking the Russian

  • Summary Of The Film Irobot

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    Underneath the sound effects, costumes and out-of-world context, films of science fiction frequently contain hypothetical implications that mimic modern society in the way that artificial and biological life communicate. The film IRobot (2004) directed by Alex Proyas, leads readers through the year 2035 where humans and robots life side by side, until detective Del Spooner discovers a conspiracy that may enslave the human race. IRobot comments on the notion that, “Art Imitates Life” by using film

  • Summary Of Modern Technology In The Movie 'I Robot'

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    I Robot, directed by Alex Proyas, is a film that shows how modern technology will advance within the years; making people question their everyday lifestyle. In I Robot, the main character Detective Del Spooner, had us follow his journey on questioning societal expectations. This all began from the creation that Dr. Alfred Lanning, who created the robots as well as V.I.K.I. The main NS5 robot in the movie is named Sonny, who questioned his purpose of life as a robot. This Film was designed to have

  • Lack Of Emotions Revealed In The Film I, Robot

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    The movie I, Robot follows a cop in the year 2035 that is investigating a crime at U.S. Robots and Mechanical Men or USR Dr. Alfred Lanning was murdered but it wasn’t a typical murder. The cop is played by Will Smith and his character is named Del Spooner. There seems to be something odd even in the beginning of the film almost a lack of trust. Detective Del Spooner is later to be revealed as being paranoid by everyone around him. The problem is that he feels alone in his prejudice towards technology

  • Analysis Of Issac Asimov's I Robot

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    of his book I, Robot. Asimov’s book reflects on human nature and what it means to be human. Reflecting can help people to better understand themselves and the people that surround them. One part of human nature that Asimov brings up is the idea that even lies with good intentions can cause harm. In I, Robot, one of the robots has the ability to read minds, but the first “Law of Robotics” does not allow robots to harm human in any way, including hurt feelings. “Do you suppose that if I asked a question

  • Olympus Station - Somewhere Between Earth And Mars Six Years Ago

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    Olympus Station – Somewhere between Earth and Mars Six years ago… “So what’s the deal, Cap? You not gonna unwind a little bit while we’re here?” Wyatt McKenzie looked at his young navigator and smiled slightly. At six one, he stood considerably taller. “I’d just rather read a book and catch up on some sleep, Gavin.” “Read a book?” The young ensign shook his head. The flight terminal of the space station was packed – with humans

  • A Summary Of I Robot

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    The book, I Robot is written by Isaac Asimov. I Robot is a science fiction book that poses philosophical theories about the future and technology effect on humanity. Along with many other protagonists introduced in the book, Susan Calvin is a character that develops its detailed characteristics as the plot grows and builds. Dr. Calvin is a changing character because she goes from a non-emotional, inhumane character to a deep thinking and a caring character as she faces certain situations to lead

  • Isaac Asimov I Robot Quotes

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    The book I, Robot is a fictional story written by Isaac Asimov. It was first published on December 2nd, 1950, but it is still a famous classic read today. In the following two paragraphs, I want to relate two quotes from the novel to a personal connection as well as a text-to-text connection respectfully. Let’s start with the text-to-text connection. In the beginning of the novel where my first quotation is found, we are introduced to Gloria, an innocent child, and Robbie the robot, who was Gloria’s

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