It is a metaphor.
"I remember the whole beginning as a succession of flights and drops" ... this clause uses 'as' but is not a simile because there is no comparison being made. The seesaw image is a metaphor.
You have to have the quality of comparison as well as 'as (or 'like) eg...
Yes. That's why it's called RACEism. Because it applies to all races.
If I double major and get a bachelors in two areas of study, will that take the normal 4 years or will it take longer?
Legally nothing can be done. You move on.
I think it is a myth that robots will take over the world and humans
Because the creators of robots surely don't put something like human brain in robots' head
Not at all. MUCH common sense is derived from instincual knowledge and/or life experiences. Some thing cannot be learned from books and school.
It reduces bullying by creating a degree of uniformity, it doesn't eliminate it. It takes more to do that (though you'll still never get rid of bullying entirely.)
A well chosen uniform simplifies things a lot. Otherwise you have to waste time and energy fighting the culture wars of what does or does not...
Where does the stupid woman think Benidorm is?.