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These are all the downloadable files located on this website. Everything is categorized in alphabetical order. The file type is indicated by the image preceeding the the file name and the description on the left.
A LA DANZA
A comedic play written for a high school Spanish II class by two friends and I. The play is about two white boys who ask a black girl to the dance, but she says yes to both of them. Patricia closes with her infamous saying.
AFRICAN RELIGION IN LATIN AMERICA: A CROSS-CULTURAL COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE EVOLUTION OF AFRICAN RELIGION IN LATIN AMERICA
This essay focuses on the changes that the African religions have undergone since their introduction to Latin America. The dominate Catholic religion changed the African religions so much that they became something uniquely different.
ALBERLE'S, MOTT'S, AND O'DEA'S PROBLEMS RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS OVERCOME
An essay outlining problems identified by Aberle, Mott, and O’Dea that a religious organization must overcome in order to survive. There are certain prerequisites the group must have as well as must eventually develop a bureaucracy.
ALIENS ARE ANGELS
An non-scholarly essay exploring Out-of-Body Experiences, Alien abductions, and UFO sightings as possible religious experiences by people who live in a mundane world with no real spiritual connection.
A very short and not well developed essay discussing the American Dream and its revelance to monetary wealth and success. A personal point that the American Dream can be anything you want it to be.
AN APPLE UNIVERSE
It puts the analogy of the universe as an apple into layman's terms. It also explains how making a "hole" would allow you to travel beyond the speed of light without the problems posed by the theory of relativity.
A few housing designs I have come up with over the years. They range from small single family dwellings to large mansions. Also included is my design for a French Quarter style subdivision.
THE ARGUEMENT FOR GOD'S EXISTENCE
A work which includes both a Critique of Betty's "Pragmatic Argument for God's Existence" and an argument for the likelihood of God’s existence and non-existence. It establishes that it is just as likely that God exists as that God does not exists.
These are works of art created by me circa 1997-1998. I stopped drawing in 1998 when I left the seventh grade, so these are a bit old. These include drawings of people, animals, and fruits.
An essay focusing on the Hindu concept of the Atman personal soul and the soul of the universe called Brahman. The Brahman concept is similar to the Western concept of God, however Brahman has no distict personality like God.
THE AXIS MUNDI: A CROSS-CULTURAL EXPLORATION OF THE SYMBOLISM OF THE WORLD TREE
An essay highlighting the symbolism of the "world tree" as it is used in several cultures. Particularly, this essay focuses on the beliefs of the Mayans and the importance of the "world tree" in their society.
THE BASICS OF SOCIOLOGY
A compilation of essays summarizing chapters and lessons in my Introduction of Sociology class. These cover the basic concepts of sociology and are good for future reference.
BECOMING A BABALAWO: THE HIERARCHY OF THE PRIESTHOOD OF SANTERIA
A study of the ranks of the priesthood of Santeria. It focuses on the requirements and the abilities involved with ascending to the next level of the hierarchy. Although brief, the essay is very concise in its explaination of the different levels.
CATHOLICISM CALLS FOR REVOLUTION: THE DIFFERENCES IN FOCUS AND PRACTICE BETWEEN LIBERATION THEOLOGY AND THE CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RELIGION
This short essay focuses on the politically motivated movement by Catholic priest and the modern spiritual movement in Latin America. The two interpretations of Catholic doctrine caused a liberation movement for equal rights and democratic governments.
A very short essay which discusses an apparent social trend in America: people of the upper classes and of the lower classes are more religious than those of the middle classes.
CLASS NOTES FROM A PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION CLASS AT ULL
These are class notes taken in Dr. Tyrone Adams' CMCN 200 class at ULL. It contains explainations of human communication and an introduction to communication terminology.
A CLOSE READING AND COMPARISON OF: "FROST AT MIDNIGHT" AND "TO A LITTLE INVISIBLE BEING"
An analization and comparison of Taylor Coleridge's “Frost at Midnight” and Anna Barbauld's “To a Little Invisible Being Who Is Expected to Become Visible,” two of the most famous poems in British literature.
COMO EL SACERDOTE Y EL PSIQUIATRA TRATARON DE SOLUCIONAR EL PROBLEM DE CARLOS
This essays is a review of the actions of the psychiatrist and the priest in the book "Las Batallas en el Desierto." The essay specifically focuses on how the adults handle a coming of age situation.
A COMPARISON OF PERSPECTIVES: MY VIEW AND ELIADE'S VIEW ON NARCOTICS AND SHAMANISM
An exploration of Mircea Eliade's perspective on the use of narcotics in religious practice. Eliade takes a very conservative point-of-view and I respond with my opinion on the subject.
CULTS, SECTS, AND THE JIM JONES PEOPLE'S TEMPLE
This essay explains the difference between cults, sects, and new religious organizations. It uses the People's Temple as an example of a cult and shows what characteristics to look out for when dealing with such organizations.
DISCRIMINATION WITHIN A NATION: A BRIEF HISTORY OF CONDEMNATION BEFORE WORLD WAR I
A essay covering the existance of discrimination within the public realm just before World War I. The essay focuses on two court cases and an overview of the mindset of the public in the 19th century.
DURKHEIM'S DEFINITION OF RELIGION, SACRED, AND RITUALS
An essay focusing on the work of Emile Durkheim and his work on religion. He clearly defines what he believes religion to be and speaks of the need of sacred object and rituals within each society.
EN CONTRA DEL GOBIERNO ARGENTINO
An essay focusing on the civil unrest in Argentina during the 1970s and 1980s. It makes reference to the movie "La Historia Oficial" and the role of the Madres de Plaza de Mayo.
EVIL IS THE NATURE OF HUMANITY
An exploration of the nature of humanity, showing that the humans that exist today evolved as evil creatures. Humans have always been committed evil acts and they will continue to do so unless we evolve beyond our present state.
This theory proposes that it is possible that the Terran Solar System is older than the "center of the universe," given that the universe has continued to expand since the Big Bang and that our Milky Way Galaxy is not near the "center of the universe."
EXTRASENSORY PERCEPTION AND THE PARANORMAL IN SHAMANISM
A review of an article within a book on extrasensory perception and the paranormal within shamanism. The original article specifically points out how members of academia do not take paranormal occurances seriously in their research.
FACTS CONCERNING NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCES
An outline of facts surrounding Near Death Experiences and their properties. The information focuses on what happens during the experience, possible physical causes, and the legitimacy of the experience.
THE FIVE FUNDAMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF RELIGION
An exploration of the five characteristics of religion: its group qualities, its beliefs, its practices, its morals, and its sacred objects. These characteristics are generally universal and can be found in nearly every religion.
THE FLAGS OF ACADIANA
The current flags of the Acadiana area in Louisiana. It includes a short history of Louisiana. It examins the Acadiana region and its people. This area was settled by Cajuns, people of French descent from Nova Scotia.
FROM KINGS TO GODS: THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND THE IMPERIAL CULT
A comprehensive study at the role of the Roman Imperial Cult and the establishment of the Roman Empire. It takes special notice to the need of the Roman dictators to prove their legitimacy as kings through divine right.
FUNDIES, STOP THE HATE
An essay on Christian fundamentalism and the hate most preach. The essay points out that Jesus did not preach such hate, but rather he warned of those who do preach the very sample principles these people uphold.
GET RID OF THE GUNS
This is an old essay I wrote about getting rid of handguns and other automatic weapons. I feel that handguns are absolutely useless, but I do understand why we cannot eliminate them completely.
GNOSTIC THOUGHT AND HOW IT PERTAINS TO EVIL
This is an explaination of how Gnostic thought became evil in the eyes of the "church." Perhaps the most threatening thing about Gnosticism was not the belief in Jesus as an Enlightened Man but rather the independence of the spiritual thought.
THE GREAT DEPRESSION
An overview of the Great Depression. Originally written in the format of a brochure for a history class, this essay contains very general information. The PDF download contains a few pictures from the era of the Great Depresion.
THE HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE
A close study of the events surrounding the purchase of the Louisiana territory from France. The essay follows the United States' decisions surrounding the purchase and the effects of the purchase on the United States for generations to come.
HOW TO POST ON THE SIMPLEBOARD FORUM
These simple "how to" instructions on how to post a message on a Simpleboard Forum, which is very similar to PHPBB forums used by PHPnuke. The Simpleboard Forum is a very compact and efficient virtual message board but difficult to manage.
THE HUMAN PROJECT: CREATING A UTOPIA
A short essay discussing a project where humans are attempting to live at harmony with nature. The essay explores how the project is not exactly a utopia bwcause of its falts.
THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE "ONE TRUE CHURCH" WITH ITS "ONE TRUE GOD"
This essay explains the evil implications of the belief that a person's own spiritual beliefs is the only truth out there. This "one true way" is a path of intolerance and the embodiment of evil itself.
THE IMPORTANCE OF SHAMANISTIC SICKNESS IN RECRUITING
A study of the recuiting methods of various cultures that practice forms of shamanism, especially focusing on the prerequisite of illness. Essentially, the ability to overcome the illness is a sign of strength that the society needs.
THE IMPULSES THAT LED TO THE HEART OF DARKNESS: AN EXPLORATION OF THE HUMAN CONDITION IN THE VICTORIAN AGE AS COMPARED TO THE MODERN ERA
This essay explores the environment and way of life during the time the book Heart of Darkness was written and the possible reasons why the author wrote such a disturbing novel. It also compares this era to modern society.
IN THE HEART OF A SONG: "NOBODY KNOWS" VS. "IRIS"
An essay comparing and contrasting two songs: "Nobody Knows" by the Tony Rich Project and "Iris" by the Goo Goo Dolls. The essay reveals the deeper meaning that I get out of both songs.
IS THERE LIFE OUT THERE?
An essay discussing the question of life beyond Earth. It also debates what life on those planets would be like and whether or not aliens would ever contact earth. It also questions reports of alien abductions.
JOAN OF ARC: THE SHAMAN OF CATHOLIC FRANCE
The mystical powers of Joan of Arc comes alive in an essay discussing her abilities as a Catholic Saint. The essay explores the depth of her shamanic characteristics from information revealed at her trial.
KEPLER FOUND GOD?
A very short, non-scholarly opinion essay on Johannes Kepler and his search for God. The essay questions Kepler's findings and points out that the evidence of the ordered universe if proof of a self-existant being.
KI: THE NOGARDIAN LANGUAGE
This is the alphabet and the basic grammar of the Ki language. The downloadable PDF at the bottom on the page also includes a basic verb list as well as the basics of the language.
KONG KA TIN: A SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH TO THE A RITUAL OF RECIPROCITY
This is a modification of the anthropological essay "Kong Ka Tin: The Indulgence of the Theravada Buddhist." It focuses on the sociological aspects of the ritual, especially the apparent class organization of the people in the ritual.
KONG KA TIN: THE INDULGENCE OF THE THERAVADA BUDDHIST
This is an overview of the Buddhist ritual of reciprocity known as Kong Ka Tin. The essay describes the ritual exactly how it took place in very intimate detail, down to the color of the chairs.
KUAN YIN: THE WOMAN, THE LEGEND, THE GODDESS OF BUDDHISM
A short dicussion of the legend of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion. It is explores both the historical and theological context of a woman who gave her life to secure her chasity and her spirit.
THE LAOTIAN CIVIL WAR: THE INTRANSIGENCE OF GENERAL PHOUMI NOSAVAN AND AMERICAN INTERVENTION IN THE FALL OF 1960
This historical thesis follows the history of the Laotian Civil War, starting with the coup d'état lead by Neutralist Captain Kong Le on August 9, 1960 and ending with the coup d'état lead by Rightist General Phoumi Nosavan on December 8, 1960.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Over the years I have written several essays and submitted them to The Daily Iberian in New Iberia, Louisiana. This page is a collection of the most recent letters published in the paper.
MARDI GRAS: A STUDY OF THE FRENCH LOUISIANA TRADITION
An exploration of the indulgent festival which preceeds Lent, a Catholic season of moderation. The essay explains the cultural aspects of the Mardi Gras festival in New Orleans and Acadiana, which is far richer than girls flashing their boobs.
MARRIAGE CANNOT BE DEFINED BY RELIGION
This essay is a disection of the Bible to reveal that the "traditional" view of marriage does not actually exists. The essay concludes that religion does not define marriage, but rather society does.
THE MAYAN RESISTANCE: FORMS OF REBELLION AGAINST THE SPANISH CONQUESTS
This short essay on the history of Mayan resistance against the Spanish invaders, including different methods of resistence that the Mayans practiced. Highlighted in this essay is the Mayan's last stand against the Spanish.
MCCAIN FOR PRESIDENT
A persuasive essay highlighting the political values of Senator John McCain. The outline explains why his values are right and why the American government it too free and needs to be back in the hands of the people.
THE MIDDLE WAY AND THE YING AND YANG
This is a comparison between the Buddhist's "Middle Way" and the Taoist's "Ying and Yang." It explains how both the Middle Way and the Yin and Yang are both balances that people must keep.
A 'MODERN' PROPOSAL
A satirical essay, mocking Johnathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal," exploring the possibility of building megacities to solve all the world's problems. The essay is much more practical than eatting babies.
NOT AMNESTY, BUT ALLOW THEM TO STAY!
A political essay explaining the history of American immigration and the introduction of a simple solution to the problem of illegal immigration. While we must maintain our border security, we should share oure freedoms with others.
ORIGINS OF CHRISTMAS
A response to the media freezy over "Happy Holidays" in 2005 to explain the origins of the modern Christmas celebration as well as other holidays which take place on or around the day of December 25th.
OUR MOTHER, OUR LADY: GUADALUPE BECAME THE ADVOCATE OF CONVERSION FOR CHRISTIANITY
A comprehensive study of the historical events surrounding Our Lady of Guadalupe. The essay takes a critical look at the role of the Catholic Church in Mexico and the high rate of conversion after the appearance of the apparations.
PEANUT BUTER DOES A BODY GOOD
A persuasive essay written for the promotion of peanut butter. The essay lists several reasons, including statistics, as to why eatting peanut butter sandwiches is a good, healthy snack with great nutritional value.
PHILOSOPHY OF CLASSROOM INCLUSION
This is my personal philosophy on inclusing students with disabilities into my regular education classrooms. The essay outlines the pros and cons of inclusion, but ultimately sides with inclusion and how it benefits all parties.
PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
A personal philosophy in regards to teaching high school mathematics. It focuses on how I understand students learn, how I will teach, what I expect out of the students, and how I will grade tests and homework.
PHILOSOPHY OF NATURAL LAW
This is my personal philosophy on life. I named it natural law because I believe it to be the natural law of human behavior to achieve the greatest forms of pleasure and prosperity.
THE PRIME MOTIVATIONS OF EVIL
This essay explores the root of all evil, whether it be individual, social, or politically motivated, all exists because of one thing: greed. Someone else has something we want and the only way to get it is to take it from them.
REBUTTAL TO "THE ARGUEMENT FROM DESIGN"
Flaws in the famous "Argument From Design" are discovered in this essay. It explains how God is not comparable to a watchmaker and the universe is not comparable to a watch.
REBUTTAL TO "GOD AND THE PROBLEM OF EVIL"
This essay explains that an omnibenevolent God cannot be disproved because evil exists. Instead, it reaffirms the fact that God allows freewill; thus, allowing evil acts to take place.
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHURCH AND STATE AND ITS POTENTIAL EFFECTS ON SOCIETY
An essay expressing the need for a separation between church and state. It first explains that the state is affected by the religious beliefs of the culture; however, the government should remain independant of the political construct of any church.
REPLY TO PETER SINGER'S "FAMINE, AFFLUENCE, AND MORALITY"
A critical survey of Peter Singer's famous argument. This essay makes it clear that Singer has one specific flaw in his argument; that is, he turns charity into an obligation and that defeats the whole point he was attempting to make.
REVIEW: CAJUN COUNTRY
A review of a book which explains the cajun culture. The review summarizes the book and highlights my personal likes and dislikes of the book. While the book is filled with tons of information, it is very thin and a very easy read.
REVIEW: "FIRE FROM THE MOUNTAIN"
A review of the documentary named "Fire From the Mountain." The documentary focuses on the civil war within Nicaragua in the late 1907s and 1980s and the intervention of the United States.
REVIEW: FRANZ BOAS: THE SHACKLES OF TRADITION
This documentary highlights the life of Franz Boaz and his work with the Kwakiutl tribe in British Columbia, Canada. It concludes with Boas' study on human races and their characteristics.
REVIEW: ISHI: THE LAST YAHI
This is a review of the documentry of the life of Ishi and the work of T.T. Waterman. It summarizes the documentary and places special attention to the time Ishi spent in San Francisco.
REVIEW: MARGARET MEAD: COMING OF AGE
A review of Margaret Mead's work on the study of adolescence in Samoa. The documentry not only focuses on her work, but also on her personal life and how her studies evolved over the ages.
REVIEW: MALINOWSKI: OFF THE VERANDA
This video focused on Bronislaw Malinowski and his studies of the Aussie Aborigines, the people on Tula Island, Trabraianders, and the Kula and how they were revolutionary to Anthropology.
REVIEW: THE STORM THAT DROWNED A CITY
A review of the documentry about Hurricane Katrina and the city of New Orleans. It is a timeline of the events in the week Hurricane Katrina destoryed the city of New Orleans. It also shows how the city flooded and why.
REVIEW: UNCLE SAM'S WAR OF 1898 AND THE ORIGINS OF GLOBALIZATION
A review of a book written by my professor of American History. He makes the claim that American imperialism began with the Spanish-American War; however, the book explains the beginning of American imperialism in the Carribean.
REVIEW: WILLIAM HALSE RIVERS RIVERS: EVERYTHING IS RELATIVES
The video focuses on William Halse Rivers Rivers, who was a doctor who became an anthropologist. He developed a new systematic and analytical scientific approach to Anthropology.
REVIEW OF TWO ANNOTATE EDITIONS OF "THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK"
A short essay comparing two different types of annotated sources and provides an opinion as to which source is the best. It does not analyze the poem insomuch as it analyzes different types of annotation.
THE RICH LANGUAGE OF CONVERSION: THE DIFFERENT FORMS OF CONVERSION
A brief look at the different forms of conversion that occured in Latin America during the early years of European conquest. The terminology is very basic, but it is explained quite well in this short but concise essay.
THE RISE OF PROTESTANTISM IN LATIN AMERICAN: THE CATHOLIC CHURCH DECLINES IN POPULARITY
A brief overview of the protestant reformation in Latin America. The essay discusses the appeal of protestantism and why Latinos are turning away from the Catholic Church, which seems to favor the right and powerful today rather than the poor as it once did in Latin America.
SHAMANISM IN INDO-EUROPEAN CULTURES: ELIADE'S FOCUS ON GREEK AND BUDDHISM
This essay examins the shamanistic characteristics of the ancient Greek religion and Buddhism. The essay summarizes Eliade's work on shamanism in his book Shamanism.
SHAMANISM IN TIBET: TRANSVERSING THE AXIS MUNDI
An exploration of the journey into the underworld by a Tibetian shaman. It also reflects the Tibetian beliefs of ascension and the powers that the shamans once possessed.
THE SHAMANISTIC ASPECTS OF THE JEWISH TRADITION
A brief essay quoting and pointing out the most interesting facts presented in an article regarding the shamanistics characteristics in the Jewish religion and my opinions on the subject.
SPHERES AND ELLIPSES
This essay explains that the universe is made up entirely of spheres and ellipses, from the smallest atoms to the largest galaxies.
SUMMARY OF ANDREW JACKSON AND THE TAVERN-KEEPER'S DAUGHTER
A summary of the events surrounding the "Petticoat Affair," a sex scandal that involved Margaret "Peggy" O'Neal Eaton and the wives of the members of the Executive Cabinet during Andrew Jackson's presidency.
SUMMARY OF BLACK BEAN LOTTERY
After capturing 176 American rebells living in the Mexican province of Texas, Santa Anna ordered that 1 out of every 10 be killed for treason. Domingo Huerta placed 176 beans in a jar, with 17 black beans, and had the prisoners choose their fate.
SUMMARY OF THE GREATNESS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON
A summary of an essay outlining the characteristics of George Washington that made him such a great man. It focuses on his moral character and how he spend a lot of time focusing on his image and made sure he was always a gentleman.
SUMMARY OF JEFFERSON'S RETREAT
A summary of an essay which highlights contradictions by Thomas Jefferson. Most notably, it refers to Jefferson's anti-slavery ideas, and later "diffusion," even though he was a slave owner.
SUMMARY OF THE MAN AT THE WHITE HOUSE WINDOW
This is a summary of an article that focuses on Abraham Lincoln's time as President of the United States. It pays close attention to how Lincoln changed from wanting to contain slavery to advocating abolition.
SUMMARY OF SALLY MULLER: THE WHITE SLAVE
Another summary of a story which tells the story of how the German girl was mistakenly taken to be "black" and was sold into slavery in Louisiana. It follows the girls life and how she finally discovered her true roots.
SUMMARY OF STEALING JOHN BROWN'S BELL
A summary of a funny tale of the bell at Harper's Ferry. It tells of how the bell was saved by soldiers and stored by a farmer for 31 years. Finally, the soldiers returned and returned the bell to the government.
TEXT DOCUMENT BY OPENOFFICE.ORG: THE ALTERNATIVE TO MICROSOFT WORD
Text Document is a program developed by Sun Microsystems and is open source software created to rival Microsoft Word. The essay focuses on an interview with a Computer Engineer and his perspective on the software.
TIME TRAVEL THEORY
This theory suggests that time travel is possible, given that time slows the faster you travel. The theory states that if you travel fast enough, time will eventually continue to slow down and you will be propelled into the future.
THE TIME WARNER EMPIRE
A look at the history of America Online and Time Warner from a mass communications point-of-view. It outlines the recent past and recent developments within the largest media corperation.
A crazy theory I proposed years ago as a child. It suggests that we could possibly terraform Mars and make it similar to earth. It is highly improbable but fun to think about to say the least.
Description and rules of the four-player chess games known as tsunkatse. Developed as a way for chess to ressemble warfare on four fronts, making each opponent open for "invasion" from the other.
THE VIRGIN IN THE NEW WORLD: THE IMAGE OF THE VIRGIN MARY, IMPORTED, RE-INTERPRETED, AND PUT TO POLITICAL USE IN LATIN AMERICA
A summary of the history of the Virgin Mary and her reverence in Spain and how it was brought to the new world. However, this essay's main focus is on the development of the image of the Virgin Mary as a political icon.
This essay discusses what scientists called "the wall" in a 2000 astronomy report. Apparently, scientists found a section of the universe that contained absolutely nothing. Or did it really?
WHO AM I
A diagnostic of my personality by myself. The paper focuses on becoming self-actualized and whether or not I am able to reach that level. Not a very scholarly essay, but it contains many psychological terms.
WHY BUY A HP DESKJET 5440 PHOTO PRINTER
A basic persuasive essay which covers the specifics of an ink jet printer. It compares different types of printers, their capabilities, and the prices from Spring 2006. A bit out of date, but still a good source of information about printers.
WOMEN ARE NOT EVIL, SOCIETY MAKES THEM SO
A very critical study of the role of religion, both eastern and western, and the subjugation of women. The essay takes a very critical look at the prosecution of vocal women because women are preceived as evil and manipulative by nature.
A report based on an interview with a high school student and his views on the Zero Tolerance Policy. The student talks about problems with bullying and how in some cases the policy is good, but mostly it is a bad idea.