Fire is one of our greatest tools and also one of our most destructive forces. So is it an enemy or a friend?
Fire has been around since creation. In fact, it appears that fire had a hand in creation itself. Therefore, man did not discover fire. It is believed that he discovered its use. Before...
Fire: friend or foe?
Fire is one of the most powerful forces of nature. It is also essential for a healthy ecosystem. Fire is also linked to us and many other natural resources. When fires destroy homes and lives, fire is catastrophic. It can create grassy meadows, so that the forest can become healthy...
Fire is a good servant but a bad master. I could never forget the raging fire that destroyed the shopping mall which I often used to go.
The scorching sun glared fiercely at my mother and me as we made our way back home from the market. Much to our surprise, a large crowd of people had gathered in front...
Noel and His Three Friends
Once upon a time, in the forest, there lived a group of animals. The lion named Noel, the Deer named Red, the rabbit named Gale and the wild boar name Mar. these animals are best of friends, they do everything together even searching for food helping each other shelters or...
Fire's Role in the Ecosystem
A Balancing Act
Scientists have studied forests and fires to determine the secret of Nature's success in attaining this necessary balance. They have learned that a "natural" fire results from a certain fuel condition. Some forest types produce and accumulate fuels faster...
Is Peace Achievable In Our Time?
Peace. What is this elusive word that seems to escape us, no matter how hard we struggle to find it? How can it be such a momentous challenge? How can it be a friend to some yet an enemy to others? And why is everyone on earth searching for it? The Encarta dictionaries...
Macbeth and a Song of Ice and Fire
By: Janahan Selvanayagam
June 14, 2013
“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” This quotation by F. Scott Fitzgerald explains that the...
Diomache were heading themselves to the market with eggs to sell when they saw the farms burning. They thought the men in horses would help them put the fire out but were astonished to see that it was a cavory Aetolians of Pleuron and Kalydon their allies. They had killed Xeones mother and father, and Diomaches...
IN THE LINE OF FIRE
According to Time magazine, Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf holds 'the world's most dangerous job'. He has twice come within inches of assassination. His forces have caught over 670 members of Al Qaeda, yet many others remain at large and active, including Osama...
The ignorance of the main character in To Build a Fire by Jack London is what ultimately causes his failure. He has never experienced cold like that of the Yukon Trail but is confidant, regardless, that he will reach his goal of meeting his friends at the campsite. It is the man's determination to follow...
* Water is food and fire is the eater of the food.
Fire is established in water and
Water is established in fire -Taittiriya Upanishad 3.8
* Never make the same mistake twice! Because, there are so many new mistakes to do! Enjoy every moment!
* Every single problem that you face in ur life...
the pestilence that walks in darkness, Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday.
(Ps 91:5-6 NKJV)
What is this terror? It may be the cry of fire, or the noise of thieves, or fancied appearances, or the shriek of sudden sickness or death. We live in the world of death and sorrow, we may therefore...
Corruption in a Small Town: Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People
Public opinion is the deciding factor in the majority of debates. Most people will just agree with whatever the more popular choice is in order to protect their image. In doing this they are not acting in a morally correct manner. There...
TV Violence and the Future of Our Children
In recent years, the news has seemed to mimic violence that appears in television and in movies. Several incidents support the majority of people's assumption that TV violence effects a child's behavior in many ways. A child's judgment is hurt badly by...
Flag of our Fathers
“Tough days never last, only tough people do.”
- SSgt Achterberg
In February of 1945, on a small island in the Pacific, one of the bloodiest battles of World War 2 was fought. This tiny piece of land was but 4.5 miles long and 2.5 miles wide but held strategic value of two airfields...
This book tells about the power of
Allah Who created your mother,
father, friends, all other people, animals,
plants, and in short all living things, the earth,
the sun, the moon and the entire universe.
It talks about the might and infinite knowledge of our
Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;" Through your prayer the Holy Ghost can help them get free from this, but a lot of times instead of doing this we tend to get our feelings hurt and let our emotions...
«Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins.»
This is how the very controversial book written by Vladimir Nabokov starts. Lolita, published for the first time in 1955 in Paris relates the story of this middle-aged literature professor, Humbert Humbert, who’s obsessed with the 12-year-old Dolores...
today’s society, love is most often contemplated as a romantic innervation between two people. However, it also exists between friends, relatives, and even your worst enemies. When you say, “I love you” to someone or you say that you love something, do you know what you are saying? Do you have any conception...
Chrismar hotel to commemorate and celebrate the 40th anniversary of their hero Che. The event was organized by the post freedom of press committee and friends of Cuba. It was graced by His Excellency the Ambassador of Cuba and other famous political figures and veteran freedom fighters such as Mr. Grey Zulu...
Embers of Friends
It always starts out the same way, two people meet and they are strangers. They might know a little bit about each other. They may know nothing about each other, but they hope to find a comrade out of the person they've met. It starts as a spark, the light of a new friendship,...
By Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire is an action-fiction book by Suzanne Collins. It is 391 pages long and was published by Scholastic Press © 2009.
Catching Fire begins a few months after Katniss and Peeta won the 74th Hunger Games. Katniss is recovering from the Hunger...
thirst, and disease. The refugee camps they eventually filtered through offered little respite from the brutality they were fleeing.
In They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky, Benson, Alepho, and Benjamin, by turn, recount their experiences along this unthinkable journey. This is a captivating memoir of...
Beauregard told his men to open fire on our fort. We fought back for about 34 hours cannons and gun fires going back and forth at one another. The firing just continued all day there was no holding back on either side. Our walls come tumbling down after every cannon shot, the fires were out of control, everywhere...
6 February 2008 *Local Man Catches on Fire during Demolition* Derby It was the beginning of August, which for Boone County residents meant the Fair was upon them. Everyone loved fair week and all of its festivities. But on one particular warm August day during the Fair in 1981, as a daughter excitedly...
FRIEND OR FOE?
Friends! What came through your mind when you came across this word? Love? Hatred? Saint? Two-faced? Pretender? Or this word makes you grin to your ears and triggers some memories of the past. Whatever friends might mean to you, friends play a big part of an ordinary teenager’s life...
course we follow other than this, but every lesson of history tells us that the greater risk lies in appeasement, and this is the specter our well-meaning liberal friends refuse to face—that their policy of accommodation is appeasement, and it gives no choice between peace and war, only between fight or...
small country of Kuwait and launched scud missiles into israel. Since Israel is an ally of the United States we had to intervene. Not only that it was our responsibility to defend the people of Kuwait and Israel. Against the threats and actions of the Iraqi army. We are the ones who say that we defend freedom...
of failure and weakness that causes him to overcompensate. He becomes overly aggressive and manly, ignorant to other’s beliefs, and harsh to his friends and family. He acts this way to make everyone fear him and to think he is strong and mighty. These three character traits will be Okonkwo’s ultimate...
In The Story Fahrenheit 451 the main character Montag is a fireman in a futuristic time period as seen by our author from the 1950’s. Throughout Ray Bradbury’s book we come across a continuous motif, fire. Fire in Fahrenheit 451 symbolizes destructive and constructive perspectives. In the...