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Inputs and Outputs in Systems

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment December 13, 2020

System theory explains the functions of politics by applying its analysis. It is about how authoritarian decisions are made in a society and how those decisions are implemented. The boundary of the political system is determined by all actions whose consequences concern society. This system has inputs and outputs. Entries are requests from the public. […]

Hegemony

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment December 10, 2020

Gramsci says that the ownership of the means of production is not the grant of the ruling class monopolizing power over society. In order to maintain its leadership and dominance, the ruling class has to win the support of other members of society, which it provides through “hegemony”. He does not believe that the ruling […]

Be nice, Share Slices

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment December 8, 2020

The term pizza comes from the Latin verb “pinsere” which means : crush and grind. Pizza has been consumed for centuries as the indispensable flavor of the poor Italian people with the combination of mozzarella cheese and tomatoes. The story of his worldwide fame is even stranger. According to sources, it began in 1889 when […]

Ring of Gyges

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment December 8, 2020

Gyges is a shepherd in the service of the Lydian king. One day the ground cracks due to a hurricane or an earthquake, and a deep cleft opens where the animals graze. Descending into this cleft, the shepherd finds a bronze horse with a hollow inside and a hole on the top. When you bend […]

Leviathan

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment November 30, 2020

Leviathan thoroughly contends that respectful peace and social solidarity are best accomplished by the foundation of a commonwealth through social contract. Hobbes’s perfect commonwealth is ruled by a majestic control capable for ensuring the security of the commonwealth and allowed outright specialist to guarantee the common defense. In his presentation, Hobbes portrays this commonwealth as […]

Panzanella

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment November 29, 2020

The white of the onion, the red of the tomato and the green of the basil. The dominant colors in the salad bowl actually give us a tip about the homeland of this salad. Panzanella is an excellent salad born in the fields of Toscana and produced by farmers. It was presented to the King […]

The Artist at Work

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment November 29, 2020

Gilbert Jonas is a child of divorce. His father owns a prestigious publishing company, but divorces his wife on the grounds of “adultery,” in this case devoting herself entirely to helping the poor. Whatever happens to him, Jonas attributes his good fortune in life to his lucky “star. He becomes an artist, gains a patron, […]

Kafka is In the Penal Colony

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment November 24, 2020

“It’s a peculiar apparatus,” said the Officer to the Traveller, gazing with a certain admiration at the device, with which he was, of course, thoroughly familiar. It appeared that the Traveller had responded to the invitation of the Commandant only out of politeness, when he had been asked to attend the execution of a soldier […]

The Gates of Paradise

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment November 24, 2020

A trooper named Nobushige came to Hakuin, and inquired: “Is there truly a heaven and a hell?” “Who are you?” asked Hakuin. “I am a samurai,” the warrior replied. “You, a soldier!” shouted Hakuin. “What kind of ruler would have you as his protect? Your confront looks like that of a beggar.” Nobushige got to be so irate that he started to draw his sword, but Hakuin proceeded: “So you have got a sword! Your weapon is likely much as well gloomy to […]

Peace Threat

By Ashley Riley 0 Comment November 24, 2020

Many of the conflicts in today are connected to the nationalism, but nationalism is not always a bad concept. If people’s of any country support the civic nationalism, there is no problem at there. However, ethnic nationalism is a totally different concept. There is an opinion that any nation is superior to others in ethnic […]