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Adolf Hitler Uunona recently got elected as councillor in Namibia’s local elections. It seems rather surreal that a man called Adolf Hitler would win any democratic vote by an 85% margin in 2020. In this paper, I will question the history of Nazism and the military recruitment process in Namibia throughout the Second World War. This essay is influenced by Robert J. Gordon’s paper, The Impact of the Second World War on Namibia. It will be divided into three sections.

In the first section, I will consider the cultural dominance that Germany established in Namibia. In the second section, I…


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Following the 1970’s, the WTO became a vital organization for international trade. The DSM of the WTO made a drastic improvement on its GATT foundations. To adapt to the current geopolitical climate, however, the DSM has to evolve. In this essay, I will discuss the current challenges that the WTO’s DSM faces, and what to expect in the future. This essay will be divided into five sections.

In the first section, I will provide a technical introduction to the DSM of the WTO. In the second section, I will discuss the current problems facing this DSM. In the third section…


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As Trump became the president of the United States, one of his most controversial actions was to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium. He invoked Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. On a global level, his tariffs were invoked by GATT’s Article XII. This led to retaliation by the countries that the tariffs were applied to. There seemed to be a global consensus that these tariffs by Trump were not justified, yet nobody was capable of stopping it. …


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Language does not change the content of our thoughts, but it changes the way we access that content. Content, in this context, is the non-lingual creation of thoughts and emotions. Language takes the content and formulizes it in a way that our content is accessible for everyone to understand. Language shapes our access and communication of thoughts but does not shape the content of our thoughts. In the first section, I will interpret the theory of linguistic relativity as a function of conditioning. In the second section, I will argue about the independence of thoughts relative to language. In the…


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In this essay, I will argue that It is not always seriously wrong to misinform a person into sex by not announcing a deal breaker. The seriousness of the wrong depends on what the deal-breaker is. There are situations where a deal breaker does not have to be revealed to the opposing end. If the deal breaker does not harm both parties during and after sex, it is not morally wrong to not announce a deal breaker. In the first section, I will introduce the consequentialist position that supports the ethical argument of this thesis. In the second section, I…


Weinstein Gallery

Over the course of human history, moral values have been one of the most disputable subjects of inquiry. Ever since we evolved into autonomous beings, the question of whether there are any objective values has led to various interpretations, broadly splitting up into two main forms of theories: moral non-objectivists (relativists) and moral objectivists.

We will first consider the claim of objectivists. Objectivists support the meta–ethical claim of objective values. So, what are objective values? As Plato states: ‘‘There is an absolute beauty and an absolute good, and of other things to which the term ‘many’ is applied there is…


Fine Art America

Richard, a quirky American tourist, travelled to Thailand in search of an adventure. An open-minded kid full of fantasies and unfulfilled desires. He is presented as a blank canvas character- devoid of a socially constructed ego — truly present and observant of the moment. He has no customs or preconceived notions as he solitarily travels into chaos.

The first test for Richard is in the market where he is offered snake blood. By instinct, he rejects the offer — but when the guy who offered the snake blood stated that he is not different than a typical American tourist, he…


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This essay discusses whether or not Plato necessarily thinks that poetry as mimesis is bad or far from the truth by looking at the tripartite analysis and extending this to painting, fiction, and Plato’s life. The essay also discusses the problem of god the maker, the user, and the emotional aspects of poetry. Plato’s thoughts on mimesis should not be idealized, as The Republic is a work that Plato the user has created. …


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In The Crisis of the European Sciences, Husserl examines our experience of the world through a phenomenological attitude. Husserl questions how we are objects, how we exist, and how we interact- so that we can take a step back to the world without presuppositions. In this essay, I will examine the problem that Husserl finds in our ordinary way of living. Husserl claims that all of our philosophizing, including logical formations, has been without a ground. There is a crisis that we need to resolve in our ordinary way of living. Our conception of an ‘objectively true world’, through science…


Members of households can all relate to the paranoia of leaving their homes. There are multiple responsibilities attached with owning a house. It can be dreadful to constantly carry this stress. Fortunately, the rise of smart homes attempts to address this exact problem.

Smart homes are ‘‘a residence equipped with a number of devices that automate tasks normally handled by humans. Some are built into the structure itself and some added later, and homeowners operate them with voice commands or by artificial intelligence.’’ (AndroidAuthority)

Smart homes are intended to make the lives of homeowners much easier. Tasks such as turning…

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