Prince Philip: 99 Years Filled with Legacy and Controversies
On 09.04.2021, the world was shocked by the news of Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh's death. Even though he was quite old, he had been such a big part of the Royal Family for so long that people did not expect this day to come one day. Prince Philip had been the husband of Queen Elizabeth II for 74 years, and he had an unarguably significant impact on the Royal Family history and in the world.
Sentimental Fiction: Women in Literature
Women have always existed in literature, although not in the foreground each time, writing for themselves or others, on napkins or in journals. The oppression and limitation on their existence, as well as the feeling of incompetence in a male-dominated society, resulted in women being outnumbered in certain areas, including literature. What helped their outburst in nineteenth-century America was mainly the Sentimentalist movement in literature, also known as “Domestic Fiction.”
Public Perception of Disney Stars: Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus, Zendaya
Disney has been a big player in the entertainment industry ever since the release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937. With owning countless franchises, companies, and channels as well as launching its digital platform, Disney has been a part of the lives of everyone for nearly nine decades. Aside from providing entertainment for millions, Disney has also started the careers of many talented people that we listen to on our phones or watch on our screens today.
Back at the Top After 30 Years: The Reds' Flight to the Premier League Title
Welcome! This article of PRESENT will be about football, or soccer, if you prefer calling it that. Now, I know that most of our readers will be at least somewhat unfamiliar with the beautiful game, so I feel that I should explain what those unfamiliar names in the title mean, at the very least.
Game Review: The Genius of BioShock Against the Objectivism of Rand
BioShock is a 2007 game by the game studio 2K Boston. Widely considered to be a masterpiece, game reviews praising BioShock as a great game are a dime a dozen. But today, we are going to be focusing much more intently on the political commentary it offers, covering the messages of the overarching narrative of the game.
Is It Acceptable to Use The Name of Hitler in a Board Game?: Secret Hitler
Secret Hitler is a board game with a concept like Among Us. There are liberals, fascists, and one Hitler. The identities are disguised, no one knows who the liberals or fascists are, you only know your own identity for sure. The goal of the game is to have enough laws passed in your ideology to win, accompanied by a pretty complicated process. This game has sparked a lot of controversial debates in recent years. Technically, there is nothing in the game that makes it obligatory to use the name “Hitler”. Is using the name of such a person in a board game seriously acceptable?
Can We Classify Our Personalities? The MBTI and the 16 Personalities
The Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is simply an introspective character test. The test is easy and can be done online in just 15 minutes. Its result is one of 16 different character categories, indicating differing psychological preferences about how people perceive the world or make decisions.
Breath of the Wild
When the first version of Nintendo Switch was released back in 2017, it was met with an enthusiastic round of applause. It was a refreshingly novel, handheld device that could handle demanding games like Doom and could also be switched to a traditional home console.
The Sudden Rise of Among Us
Among Us was inspired by the popular crowd game “Mafia (also known as Werewolf and Vampire)”. The game was initially designed to be a mobile local multiplayer game with a single map. It was released in June 2018 for Android and iOS. Following its release, Among Us had a player count of 30-50 simultaneous players. Referring to this, the game’s programmers stated that the game did not release super well. The initial failure of the game is usually attributed to its studio “InnerSloth”, being very bad at marketing.
Is It Rational to Believe in Conspiracy Theories?
Contradictions pretty much constitute the essence of our civilizations. We don’t mind taking a few hits, making mistakes and end up with more mess than we started, given that we also progress on the side. This seems the only way to make sense to the black and white world of ours; drawing inspiration from Freud’s theory, we can talk about a death drive clashing with the pleasure principle from which development emerges.
Revisiting Detroit: Become Human
The early 20th century brought upon the rise of the automobile to Europe and the United States. In the US, Detroit became the capital city of the automotive industry which, coupled with Ford being willing to hire black workers, jump-started a wave of black immigration to the state of Michigan. With the growing population and developing technology, job opportunities started to dwindle and the white population started to accuse black people of stealing their jobs.