"Funes the Memorious" very similar to library story that there is so much knowledge and little details out there that we try to understand but it really ends up hurting us (ex: Funes is an insomniac b/c constantly looking at walls/cracks and stuff. "To sleep is to be abstracted from the world; Funes on his back in his cot, in the shadows, imagined every crevice and every molding of the various houses which surrounded him.") basically, we can't know/remember and understand everything because it causes detrimental effects like that funes' superior memory is overwhelming because he can't even have his own personal thoughts without all sorts of memories clouding his mind he's kinda like a machine that has all this information but he can't relay the information because there is so much to say and every word that he uses can relate to another detail/memory and so on and so forth that it is difficult for him to even communicate. he gets caught up in all this information that he becomes this secluded weirdo to prove this, narrator says: "Without effort, he had learned English, French, Portuguese, Latin. I suspect, nevertheless, that he was not very capable of thought. To think is to forget a difference, to generalize, to abstract. In the overly replete world of Funes there were nothing but details, almost contiguous details.” (pg115)
"He knew that at the hour of his death he would scarcely have finished classifying even all the memories of his childhood." (pg.114) -- basically saying Funes had so much information in his head, but his effort to process it all is
WORLD HISTORY RESEARCH PAPER
Effects of Industrialization and Imperialism
Unit 6: Imperialism
World History Honors / Block #6
Due: April 16, 2013
Therefore, one must understand how throughout the times of Imperialism, and Industrial Revolution, aspects such as working conditions, population expansion and colonial enhancement prove why advancements were beneficial to the modern world in the long run.…
The modern bourgeois society that has sprouted from the ruins of feudal society has not done away with class antagonisms. It has but established new classes, new conditions of oppression, new forms of struggle in place of the old ones.
* By bourgeoisie is meant the class of modern capitalists, owners of the means of social production and employers of wage labour.…
Modern Condition: Paper I
Comparison and Contrast between Religion and Science
Whenever creationists and opponents of religion are brought together to
discuss evolution and creationism, we are often coerced to choose between believing in
the creation of mankind by an All-Powerful deity or accepting the theory of evolution;
we must choose between religion and science.…
Its theme which is handled with perfect artistic mastery is quite close to the core of modern life. And From the above discussion it is clear that the play Hairy Ape is not a classical tragedy. But if we carefully think about the play, we will find that it has all the quality to be a modern tragedy because its hero, his sufferings, and his tragic death all fullfil the condition of a modern…
Modern Awards cover most Australian employers and employees and contain the minimum terms and conditions for employees in particular industries and occupations.
While modern awards contain minimum wages, some modern awards have transitional arrangements in place, whereby the wage-related components that came into effect 1 July 2010 may be phased in over five years.…
Modern awards are one of the sections of safety net to complement NES and it includes 10 additional minimum employment standards under NES, made to order particular industries or occupations (FWA 2009). In Modern awards, it is a procedural rules and it can be explain in section 134 of FWC (2009) is one of the examples, FWA (2009, section 134) outlines the object of modern awards: “to ensure a simple, easy to understand, stable and sustainable modern award system for Australia…” .…
Nevertheless, the general consensus is the fact that the health conditions of those in the past were extremely poor relative to the health standards of the modern day.
Heart disease was and still is very common today. It is a part of the human condition, whether it is genetic or accrued via a combination of dietary and environmental factors. The CT scans of 22 Egyptian mummies have shown that cardiovascular trouble is not just a modern illness.…
What is the economic condition of the bourgeoisie? What is the economic condition of the proletariat?
The economic condition of the bourgeoisie is they control and own the means of production, and they also
own the cheap labor forces in the whole society. Furthermore, they accumulate and own the huge wealth.…
Assignment # 2
Stress is a common condition of 21st century lifestyles.
Discuss the causes and effects of this.
Won O Moon (Eugene)
Tutor: Paul Sutcliffe
Along with the vast societal advancement, some issues are gaining popularity among the populace, one of which is that a large number of people are more likely to live in a very busy life. The stress approaches the human beings new familiar condition of life styles.…
“Satire of the Trades” is very similar to that of “Protestation of Innocence” because it also enables the further understanding of modern-ancient ethic equivalents. “I have seen many beatings --- Set your heart on books! I watched those seized for labor--- There’s nothing better than books! It’s like a boat on water.” In modern society, these same wisdoms are passed on.…