Is Slavery Morally Evil? Thompson

John Thompson was a fugitive slave and had been stuck in the slavery system for around 25 years. However, he did manage to escape, and later in his life wrote an autobiography.

His autobiography talks about his life as a slave, and how he managed to escape. However, throughout the whole book, there was one main theme. That God had been leading him the whole way, and that he wouldn’t have made it without God’s help.

Now Thompson had been owned by multiple whites, both good and bad. Thompson did not necessarily hate the slave system, but what he did hate, was that some owners were not fair. Some owners didn’t even treat the slaves as humans, in fact, sometimes their owners treated them even worse than the dogs. There was also owners who whipped the slaves just for fun, and who beat them for no reason. In Thompson’s autobiography, he also shows examples of family’s getting separated just because the owners want to make more money. I believe that these are the reasons slavery is evil. That through slavery, families are separated, and also that the system is too based on the assumption that man is good, fair, and kind, which we all know is rarely true.

In the old testament, the bible stated that although there were slaves, occasionally there were times when the slaves would be let free. To have another chance at life. With this, the slaves might actually have a hope to be free again. They would know that their children and their grandchildren would have a chance at being free.

Of course, there were a few owners who were good people, and who would only discipline the slaves when necessary. Some of the owners did not feel the need to beat and whip their slaves for no reason whatsoever. These types of masters, however, were rare, but when they did exist, they were rewarded by co-operation from the slaves, which resulted in much more profit. This was explained in my other essay on Thompson’s Theory of Relationship.

In conclusion, Thompson did provide persuasive evidence that the slave system was evil, though I think more blame is to be placed on those who misused the system, and who did not treat the slaves properly.

What Benefits Would I get from Writing an Autobiography

An Autobiography is a diary of someone’s entire life. It reveals information on how they came to be the person who they are today, and what the era they lived in was like.
Writing my own Autobiography would allow me to preserve memories that I otherwise might have forgotten over time. Almost all people tend to forget things pretty quickly, and I am no exception to that, but having an Autobiography would allow me to relive those moments. Having my own Autobiography would also allow future generations to understand the world that I live in, and would preserve the story of my life.
Writing an Autobiography is also really helpful for writing it can greatly improve your note taking and writing skills. Note taking is a very important skill to have because to pass a test in University, you have to have notes that you can review. Without the ability to take good notes, you won’t be able to understand the lessons properly and will most likely fail the test. Writing an Autobiography can also improve your writing skills by allowing you to experiment with different types of writing styles.
I think that writing an Autobiography is a great idea, allowing you to relive past memories and events. Your Autobiography can help future generations understand the era in which you live in, and also spread your story.

How to Free Up Time

It can seem like there is never enough time to do what we need to do. But what I find, is that much of my time is spent doing useless and unproductive things, such as watching YouTube video’s, constantly checking my email, or even just roaming around the house.
Now watching YouTube videos or checking my email may not be bad things, but I sometimes spend way too much time doing so. Watching a couple YouTube videos is ok, but just sitting at the computer screen, watching video’s 24/7 is not good. Maybe limit your time to 1 hour a day, or maybe even 1/2 hour. Having a reasonable time limit on watching videos or other things can really help. Another waste of time is me constantly checking my email. If I limit a certain time to check my email, I could save so much of my concentration. Now I might spend the same amount of time checking my email if I limit it to certain times in a day, but what I find is that you change your amount of productivity. When I start to focus on your work and then my chat rings, it gets really hard to focus afterwards. I lose a lot of your time where I actually concentrate.
In conclusion, I think that it is important that we focus on how much time we spend on certain things. Now the things that I mentioned might not be the problems that you have, scheduling your time applies to almost everything, not only with YouTube videos and Email. Now it is OK to occasionally indulge in watching funny cat videos, but for the most part, I am better off doing many other things with my time.

How the Bible has Changed my Life

The Bible is very important in my life. The Bible talks about how Jesus Christ died for our sins on the cross, was resurrected, and how we should live our lives for God. The Bible has changed every part of my life.

Before I accepted Jesus Christ as my savior, I went to public school. After I accepted Christ, however, my parents and I decided that public school wasn’t fit for me, as a Christian, so I became homeschooled. Ever since I became homeschooled, I have gotten many new hobbies that my teacher introduced to me. I have also learned much more than I did in public school. My everyday routines are also now very different than they used to be. Now if my parents and I hadn’t become Christians through the Bible, I would still be at public school, and wouldn’t have any of the hobbies and friends that I have gained through homeschooling.

The Bible has also changed the way I think and do things. In 1 Corinthians 10:31 it says, “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” That means that I have to do everything for the glory of God. I have to focus on what I am doing and get it done the right way. An example of applying this to my life is the work that I do every day. I know that I should devote myself to my work and pay attention to it. It isn’t for my parents, or for other people, but for God.

In conclusion, the Bible has been a big driving force in my life. It has changed me ever since I have accepted Jesus as my Savior, whether it be in my daily life or the way I think and do things. So why don’t you read the Bible? You have everything to gain, and nothing to lose.

What Lead Helen Keller Out of Her Prison.

Helen Keller was a remarkable person. She was deaf and blind ever since she reached 19 months, but that didn’t stop her from having a great life.
At first, Helen did, however, feel like life wasn’t worth living. She couldn’t find joy in her life, she couldn’t communicate with others, or even see anything. She was stuck in her own prison. But then, she met Alexander Graham Bell. Helen felt as if Alexander understood her, and felt as if he really cared for her. She said that she, “Fell in love with him at once”.
That was the start of Helen’s way out of her prison. Another big turning point in her life was when she went on a trip. They were going through different cities on a train, and at one stop, they arrived at a place where there were also other blind children. She felt as if she could actually relate to them, and felt a great sympathy for them. This helped her to come more out of her shell. But the most important part was probably when she met her teacher, Sullivan. She described Sullivan as one whom she couldn’t live without. Through whom every single part of her life was related too. Sullivan taught her how to talk, sign language, and even how to read. Helen spent every moment of her time with Sullivan, and later, because of Sullivan, managed to graduate from college with a degree. But one of the things that helped Helen through every point of her life, was God. God helped Helen through all the obstacles in her life.
Now I am not trying to make it seem as if Sullivan was the only reason why Helen succeeded, but only that Sullivan was one of the big reasons. Why Helen managed to get out of her shell was mostly herself, and God. Helen managed to crawl out of the big hole that she was in, to break out of her prison. Now our prison’s might not be like Helen’s, blindness or deafness. But you should know, that whatever prison’s you are in, that God is in control. It might not seem like it, but God does have a plan for your life.

Kourdakov’s use of Contrasting to Strengthen his Narrative

In Kourdakov’s autobiography, he uses many contrasting examples to try to strengthen his Narrative. Doing this gets the reader to understand his life so much more, and makes the story much more memorable.

An example of this in his autobiography is when he went to a huge meeting, of which all the big communist figures got together. There they awarded the greatest youth lead communist, who happened to be Kourdakov. This turned his day into the proudest day of his life. Or so he thought. Comrade Orlov, a big figure had invited him to eat with the other “big guys”. The place was filled with delicacies that no one else ever saw, together with vodka flowing everywhere, more abundant than water in a fountain. He also saw many great leaders of communism, all drunk, some passed out, lying on the tables together with food. Others leaders were so drunk they started denouncing communism. Calling it the curse of the Soviet Union. This quickly became one of the worst days in his life. Throughout all his life, Communism was his one and only root, the thing he hung on to. Now, he realized the Communism was just a big joke. The people on the top of the ladder all didn’t even believe in it.

I think Kourdakov uses these examples because the reader gets to understand him much better through these contrasts. Comparing and contrasting is also a well-known method of teaching because it makes people understand things better. It is also true that when you compare and contrast it increases the level of comprehension in your reader. I myself find that when the author contrasts different things in the book it makes me remember the story. You can see how well he uses these contrasts, from his proudest day to the day that he lost his belief in Communism. These compare and contrast techniques are useful because of how striking they can be. It is also powerful because he describes every event in such detail, word by word. You just get the feeling that you actually got to experience it. Kourdakov loves to use these contrasting examples especially when it comes to important times.

In conclusion, I think that these contrasting moments really are very helpful in the story. They help strengthen his Narrative really well, and just make me understand his life much better.

Benefiting from the Knowledge of Death.

Knowing that death is inevitable is good for you, just not everyone knows that. Jim Lehrer benefited from the knowledge, and you could too. Jim Lehrer had bad habits. He only ate junk food and loved to smoke. These bad habits lead to him having a heart attack, but thanks to his wife, he managed to survive. Now the heart attack wasn’t necessarily a bad thing because it lead to him having a much more productive lifestyle. Three of the things he improved on was that he stopped smoking, ate healthier, and also made lists of his goals.

First of all, he stopped smoking. Smoking has been proven over and over again that it is bad for you. It gives you lung cancer, is horrible for your teeth, and has many other consequences. Lehrer was so into smoking, that when he was being rushed to the hospital, he tried to smoke a cigarette, thinking, “If I’m going to die, I will die doing what I love.” After his close encounter with death, however, he realized how close we all are to death and had a much more serious view on life.

Then, he started eating healthier. Before, all he ate was junk food, nothing else. However, after the realization that death is a lot closer than you would think, he realized that having a bad diet could lead to death. He started to eat healthier, even though he hated fruits and veggies. This healthier diet stopped him from having yet another heart attack.

Lastly, he made a list of his goals and worked toward them. Making a list of your goals is very important because it gives you a meaning in life, and lets you be more productive in life. But even if you make a goal. and not work toward it, then your goal is useless. Goals are useless without action.

In conclusion, you have to watch yourself. One day you will realize that death is inevitable, that it is something everyone has to deal with. You have to start watching yourself early and be careful. Heart attacks can be prevented by making sure you don’t smoke, that you eat healthily and that you watch yourself. Lehrer benefited from this, for after he realized that death is real, he assumed a much more productive and healthy lifestyle.

Why Posting My Essays on My Own Blog Site Every Week Will Benefit Me in the Long Run

Posting essays on my own site will benefit me in the long run. It allows me to get better at writing, gives me experience with websites, and also can get me some recognition. The Ron Paul Curriculum assigns weekly essays, and after a couple years taking their lessons, I have posted over 200 essays on all my sites combined. Doing this will greatly improve my ability to write essays, which is very important. Both in university and in jobs, essays have to be written very often.

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