Biology – Different Climates Lesson 50

In my Biology class my instructor, Jacob Bear, assigned us to write an essay explaining what causes different climates in different parts of the world and why some areas dry while others have heavy rain. Solar Radiation is one of the main causes for these different climate. We already know that the earth and other…

Western Literature- Ethics and Sanction in Proverbs 1-7 Lesson 25

In my Western Literature class, my instructor Gary North, assigned us to write an essay discussing the relationship between ethics and sanctions in Proverbs 1-7. The book of Proverbs was written by King Solomon of Israel for his son David. The purpose throughout the whole book is to be a guide of wisdom. It is…

Western Literature – Five Themes in the Psalms Lesson 20

In my Western Literature class, my instructor Gary North, assigned us to write an essay discussing some of the reasons offered in the Psalms for long-term optimism. There are at least five common reasons that relate to long-term optimism. Because there is no particular order, I will go in the same order that my instructor…

Western Literature – Historical Sanctions in the Psalms Lesson 15

In my Western Literature class, my instructor Dr. Gary North, assigned us to write an essay explaining how important the concept of historical sanctions is in the Psalms. Historical sanctions are the main theme in the Psalms. This theme is not only the backbone but it also sets the tone for the Psalms. God inflicted…

Business II – Ghostwriting Lesson 50

In my Business II class, my instructor Richard Emmons, assigned us to write an essay explaining the most intriguing business opportunity we covered in week 10. For this essay, I chose ghostwriting. Ghostwriting is when a person, a ghost writer specifically, is hired to write author books, manuscripts, screenplays, speeches, articles, blog posts, stories, reports,…

Western Civilization – Medea Lesson 35

In my Western Civilization class, my instructor Tom Woods, assigned us to write an essay explaining the play of Medea and the Greeks attitude towards Medea. Euripides wrote this play about the fury of a mistreated foreign woman in 431 BC, just as Athens and its coercive empire wound up fighting Sparta and its allies…

Western Civilization – Xerxes the Great Lesson 30

In my Western Civilization class, my instructor Tom Woods, assigned us to answer the question: According to Herodotus, what advice is Xerxes given regarding war with the Greeks? How does Xerxes respond?  “Tell the king from me, Mardonius, that this is his reply from one who showed herself neither the most cowardly nor the weakest…

Western Civilization – Aristotle and Spartan Society Lesson 25

In my Western Civilization class, my instructor Tom Woods, assigned us to answer the following two questions. Why was Aristotle a significant figure? Aristotle was one of the first of the great thinkers to systematize philosophy and science. His thinking on physics and science had such a profound impact that it continued to influence even…

Western Civilization – Socrates and Plato Lesson 20

In my Western Civilization class, my instructor Tom Woods, assigned us to write an essay answering the following questions. What was the disagreement Socrates had with the Sophists? The Sophists believed in relativism while Socrates believed the opposite. The Sophists believed that morality and justice weren’t constant, and that they meant different things for different…

Western Civilization – Significance in Western Civilization Lesson 15

In my Western Civilization class, my instructor Tom Woods, assigned us to answer two out of four questions he gave us. What is the significance of ancient Greece in Western civilization? Ancient Greece had a lot of significance in building the current world we live in today. Their culture was the first culture to really…

Business II – Photography Lesson 45

In my Business II class, my instructor Richard Emmons, assigned us to write an essay about another business opportunity that most intrigued us in week 9 of our class. The most intriguing business opportunity to me was photography. Photography has always been a profession that’s caught my interest. Yes, anyone could become a photographer but,…