One would think that the story of Matthew Shepard would bring people together over a tragic event. On the contrary, Matthew Shepard’s death seemed to pull the nation apart, due to people’s conflicting points of view. Should Matthew’s heartbreaking death be seen as any other killing, or should everyone take it upon himself or herself […]

Carl Gauss

Carl Gauss was a man who is known for making a great deal breakthroughs in the wide variety of his work in both mathematics and physics. He is responsible for immeasurable contributions to the fields of number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy, and optics, as well as many more. The concepts that he […]


In 1175 AD, one of the greatest European mathematicians was born. His birth name was Leonardo Pisano. Pisano is Italian for the city of Pisa, which is where Leonardo was born. Leonardo wanted to carry his family name so he called himself Fibonacci, which is pronounced fib-on-arch-ee. Guglielmo Bonnacio was Leonardo’s father. Fibonacci is a […]


The book, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn is a book with many hidden themes and symbols. This book based on a day in a “Stalinist” labor camp through the eyes of the main character Shukhov. Solzhenitsyn does a great job of showing how brutal these camps were. The way […]

The Economic Problem faced by Iraq

Yr 12 Economics Essay1) Outline the economic problem faced by IraqThe economic problem of Iraq is how to use what little resources they have to satisfy the countries unlimited wants. Iraq is only just starting to recover from the brutal regime of Saddam Hussein and with the Americans trying to help rebuild the process is […]

My Philosophical Approach to Counseling

Definition of Existential TherapyOne survey taken by Corey suggests a definition of Existential Therapyinclude two key elements:Existential Therapy is essentially an approach to counseling and therapyrather than a firm theoretical model, it stresses core human conditions. Normally, personality development is based on the uniqueness of eachindividual.Sense of self develops from infancy. Self determination and atendency […]

Gulliver’s Travels: Summary

Gulliver’s Travels: SummaryMany of the critics who have critiqued Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’sTravels have used the word extraneous more then once. Swift was viewed as aninsane person who was a failure in life. But this is far from the truth. Swiftwrote Gulliver’s Travels, a book that has been assigned to students for years,and it is written […]


Technology is a great thing, it aids man in the exploration of the universe, and himself. But there are times when technology can be the greatest downfall of man. One such time was when the creation of the nuclear bomb. Which was to be used in the Was in efforts to end it. In 1939, […]


Throughout history, people had encountered certain hardships, whether ethnicity or plain simple prejudice. There were hardships on blacks because of slavery, while Germany, on the other hand, was committed to “ethnic cleansing” during Hitler’s reign. In both instances the suppressors believed they were more superior or obligated to do what they did. The issue of […]

Louis XIV

LOUIS XIVLouis XIV was one of four leaders, (along with Charles V, Napoleon, and Adolf Hitler) who had an opportunity to establish their hegemony over much of Europe in the time period after 1500. Although Louis XIV failed in his attempt to dominate Europe politically, it was during this time span that Europe was very […]