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Plato

- Plato was a philosopher who was born in Athens (470- 390 BCE), and was also a student of Socrates. He felt that intelligence and one’s perception belonged to completely independent realms or realties. He believed that general concepts of knowledge were predestined, or placed in the soul before birth even occurred in living things. Plato believed that the cosmos was intelligible, and that the universe was mathematically understandable. He believed that mathematical objects could be seen as perfect forms....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Philosophies of Marsilio Ficino

- This article discusses the philosophies of Marsilio Ficino and how they influenced many famous people like Lorenzo de' Medici and Sandro Botticelli. Ficino was a great Neoplatonist philosopher who worked under Cosimo de' Medici. Lorenzo and Marsilio "shared the belief that a unity between spirit and beauty could be achieved through the admiration of Venus."(33) Lorenzo encouraged Ficino's study of Christian doctrine. While studying this Christian doctrine and interpreting platonic thought Ficino came up with a new philosophy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Buddhist Religious Traditions Paper

- Buddhism is a philosophy/religion that was created by Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) over 2500 years ago, founded on Hindu beliefs. There are two major divisions: Mahayana and Theravada, and many subdivisions. Fundamentally, Buddhists believe that one must rise above desires, to reach a state of enlightenment. Buddha was idolized, and subsequently deified, but he never claimed to be anything more than a man (dictionary.com, 2005). The goal of this paper is to answer the following questions based on the assigned readings for week two: What scared elements characterize Hindu religious traditions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Philosophy of Education

- My Philosophy of Education I believe that education is a tool used to shape the generations of tomorrow. I wanted to have a positive influence on the future, so I decided to become a teacher. Teaching is one of the most worthwhile and influential professions because teachers come in contact with a vast number of young people and have the ability to light their lives. These young people are the future. As a teacher, I believe that a large portion of the responsibility for a student's education rests on my shoulders....   [tags: Essays Papers Teacher Teaching ]

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Realm of the Supernatural in Shakespeare's Macbeth

- Power of Spirits in Macbeth   Supernatural beings are used to create dramatic emphasis in all forms of literature. Shakespeare uses witches, ghosts, and apparitions in his play, Macbeth, to generate this effect. Supernatural beings are effective in provoking a reaction in audiences today, so it is easy to imagine how these specters would have alarmed the people of the Elizabethan era. The population of the Elizabethan era had certain ideas about witches, which the three witches in Macbeth were based upon....   [tags: GCSE Coursework Macbeth Essays]

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The job of a Sociologist

- Sociologist study a variety of topics in basic settings as well as in applied settings. To do so, the sociologist must work within three different realms. These realms are the theoretical realm, the observational realm, and the policy/action realm. To begin research sociologist must look into the theoretical realm. Here (s)he may observe existing social knowledge about human behavior. After the sociologist focuses on one of these existing studies they may move on to the observational realm....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Philosophy of Being

- Philosophy of Being There are three points that I will discuss in this paper. The first one refers to the mistakes that are often made when referring to faith, and trust. I will show the differences between the two statements and explain why there is a difference. The second point I will discuss is the hierophany that exists in some relationships. I will tell why hierophany is important but should not be the basis of a relationship. The third point I will discuss is man's ultimate goal to move towards or away from unity....   [tags: Papers]

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Barabbas

- An infant does not believe in god, it is only after lessons and experiences does the child’s belief grow. The doctrines of religion are taught to a young child through his family. As a child he accepts these beliefs without question. It is only with age that the child begins to question the belief in a god. Many young adults question God’s existence. It is hard to be a believer when such suffering goes on in the world. To see a child die of cancer makes one question god’s existence, just as Barabbas questioned God when the girl was stoned....   [tags: Bible Essays]

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Plato and the Forms

- Plato’s notion of the Forms vs. the physical realm is quite and interesting topic. I believe something very similar to what Plato thinks about the Forms and our physical reality. Plato says that there is nothing that is perfect in this reality that we live in. And the Forms are the perfect ideals or thoughts that we are striving to achieve throughout our lives. Plato says it is impossible to reach the Forms in our current reality and that it is only possible to achieve perfect knowledge and truth after our soul leaves our body and goes to the next realm where we can become or attain the Forms....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Women and Domestic Labour

- Domestic labour consists of labour for physical as well as emotional maintenance, childbirth, cleaning, cooking etc. This labour in turn results in the reproduction of labour power. Women, in almost all societies are responsible and obligated to do this labour. According to Marxist framework, domestic labour which is aimed at labour power can also be seen as a source of surplus value. So according to this conceptual framework, family under capitalism is a site of social production. In contemporary Indian these activities performed in the domestic sphere as well as the informal sector because of their distance from the realm of exchange and market, are not recognised and remain undervalued....   [tags: childbirth, cleaning, cooking ]

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What is Freedom?

- Arendt connects politics and freedom, and views freedom in terms of participation and common action. The organization or form for freedom, for the action, which manifests or embodies freedom, is the polis or city or public realm: it is the world, in the sense of a worldly place. Freedom exists only when individuals engage in political activities; that is to say, whenever they decide to live together in a community. Moreover, political action looks to create, preserve, or reform a suitable world by the same means that brought them into being....   [tags: Philosophy]

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Kachinas and Art is Important to Everyday Life of Hopi Indians

- The Hopi Indians use art in their everyday life from woven rugs to clay pots. Art is a very important aspect of the tribe’s life and each piece is said to have a story behind it. The Hopi tribe even has dances said to bring luck and prosper to the community. They also have a very unique piece of art that ties directly to their religion, kachinas mask and dolls. Kachinas are spirits and gods of the Hopi tribes. During the winter solstice until the ripening of corn these spirits are said to reside within the tribe....   [tags: gods, culture, religion]

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Siddhartha - The Three Stages

- Siddhartha - The Three Stages "On the great journey of life, if a man cannot find one who is better or at least as good as himself, let him journey joyfully alone." The story of Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse makes this point true. The main character Siddhartha dealt with the Samanas and Gotama Buddha, the second with Kamala and then the ferryman. The three parts correspond to the three stages though which Siddhartha passes on his journey to enlightenment: The stage of the mind; the stage of the flesh; the stage of transcendence....   [tags: Hesse Siddhartha Essays]

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What Counts as Knowledge

- It has been asserted time and time again that theology has been promoted into the realms of academia where it really has no place. The apolistomialogical question at hand is, “What counts as knowledge?” The aforementioned assertion is based on the belief that theology is not an area of knowledge, that when it comes to theological concepts like “God”, one can’t really know anything. Religious studies are often times marginalized to the realm of faith. This type of epistemology stems from the belief that the study of religion has no basis in science; that its foundation is in ancient scripture and old-fashioned texts....   [tags: theology, culture, religious]

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Much Ado About Nothing Essay: Illusions in Much Ado About Nothing

- Social Illusions in Much Ado About Nothing In Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare presents us with a romp through the realms of truth and illusion. The play is full of characters plotting and deceiving, for both noble and repugnant reasons. It is a study in the importance and necessity of illusion in our everyday lives, and shows how deeply ingrained deception is in our social behaviors. Everybody is involved in some kind of illusion, from the masked celebration to the unveiling of Hero's "cousin." Two of the major conspiracies in the play are the Claudio/Hero plotline and the Benedick/Beatrice story....   [tags: Much Ado About Nothing Essays]

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America’s Mergence of Personal and Public Realms in Arendt’s The Human Condition

- America’s Mergence of Personal and Public Realms in Arendt’s The Human Condition America is a superpower, irrefutably the most dominant nation in the world. Underlining this supremacy, however, is the fact that America's society is facing several problems. Among these problems is what Hannah Arendt calls the emergence of society through the mergence of both the personal and public realms. This major problem has spawned numerous other problems, so has been chosen as the underlying cause for the tribulations of modern American society....   [tags: Human Condition]

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Plato's Theory of Human Knowledge

- Plato's Theory of Human Knowledge Plato contended that all true knowledge is recollection. He stated that we all have innate knowledge that tells us about the things we experience in our world. This knowledge, Plato believed, was gained when the soul resided in the invisible realm, the realm of The Forms and The Good. Plato's theory of The Forms argued that everything in the natural world is representative of the ideal of that form. For example, a table is representative of the ideal form Table....   [tags: Papers]

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Plato the Philosopher

- Plato was a philosopher who was born in Athens (470-390 BCE), and was also a student of Socrates. He felt that intelligence and one’s perception belonged to completely independent realms or realities. He believed that general concepts of knowledge were predestined, or placed in the soul before birth even occurred in living things. Plato believed that the cosmos was intelligible, and the the universe was mathematically understandable. He believes that mathematical objects could be seen as perfect forms....   [tags: biography, philosophy]

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Dopplar Radar

- Doppler Radar The Social realm of Doppler radar relates to many different things we do in everyday life, anytime you are going outdoors anywhere in the world you can find out what it is going to be like before you even step outside. This is made possible with the use of Doppler Radar. In this section I am going to discuss the social realm of Doppler radar in the local, regional, national and global areas. First we must know what is Doppler radar. Doppler radar is a device that measures the Doppler shift in a radar beam reflected from an object’s motion towards or away from the radar aerial....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Allegory Of The Cave

- gory of Cave What is the definition of perception and ignorance. Let us define perception as one’s view of life through rationalize of the external world and ignorance as an assumption without proof and contemplation. In the “Allegory of The Cave”, Plato uses Socrates to explain different types of people, one who sees the physical realm accepting ideas as they form and one who live in the knowledge realm by questioning their ideas. People of the knowledge realm are obligated to help those in the physical realm by removal of ignorance through questioning....   [tags: Plato, Knowledge, Perception, Islam]

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Geography Of Russia

- Russia is a huge landmass and covers a vast amount of the earth’s surface area. Being so large, Russia contains a huge variety of different geographical features. There are several mountains, rivers, bodies of water, climate zones, and population centers in Russia. Most of the development in Russia is located in its core area, east of the Ural Mountains. There are several countries around Russia that used to be parts of a larger union called The Union of Soviet Socialists Republics, however, in 1991, the USSR broke apart into several other independent states....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The French Revolution And The Civil Rights Movement

- When a government violates the rights and fails to protect its citizens, it is the people’s right to instigate a revolution to revise the government as they see fit. Revolutions especially in the case of complete and utter corruption when leaders of the government are bought by coin and allow injustice to happen, it is the people who must respond and bring the wrongdoers to justice. When a government overreaches its authority and violates its citizen’s rights, the people must rise against tyranny and injustice around them, in doing this they begin the struggle for change in their world....   [tags: Estates of the realm, French Revolution]

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The American Dream Holds The Realm Of Individual Preference

- MacLeod holds that aspirations pertain to the realm of individual preference as to what activities they should apply themselves to, based on their strengths and desires; expectations are a product of said individual analyzing the bounds placed on them by environment in which they live and, based on that, building an image of what they can really engage in based on said bounds. Expectations are tamed, quiet and sometimes despondent reflections of aspirations, as the two rarely coincide. The American dream holds the two are one and the same, but as MacLeod points out in this excerpt, this is woefully untrue for at least the lowest part of the social strata; I would add it 's not possible for m...   [tags: Education, High school, Higher education]

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The French Revolution By William Doyle

- In his book The French Revolution, William Doyle talks about the king’s power before the The French Revolution. Doyle explains that the king has an absolute monarchy over the citizens in France. An absolute monarchy is when a king or queen has full control over his citizens. The king is the judge, jury, and the executioner for his people. Whatever the king decides goes, no one has a say in what he has decided on. There are several examples that Doyle talks about in his book that shows how King Louis the 16th had an absolute monarchy over his citizens before 1787....   [tags: Estates of the realm, French Revolution]

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The New Testament Book By William Klein

- Upon reading the New Testament book, Matthew chapters 5-7 from the Message version I was able to understand the sermon in a different, more modern point of view. It made reading and understanding the first chapter of, Become What You Are by William Klein a little easier as well. In response to the reading of the first chapter, I appreciate how simplified Klein made understanding what is expected from Jesus’ followers. Klein uses what I would consider modernized guidelines for employing the Sermon on the Mount into our everyday lives....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Want, WANT]

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Common Practices Within The Religious Realm

- Common Practices in Religion The common practices within the religious realm can be referred to what is called indigenous religion. There are many regions that are geographically separated along with the cultures and languages that determine how practices are managed. Whether there are specific species or the worship of plants and animals depends upon the country in which indigenous people live. It is very important that the word indigenous is known to be similar with most people would understand as being native....   [tags: Religion, Christianity, Culture, Islam]

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Role Conflict in the Realm of Management Theory

- Role Conflict in the Realm of Management Theory As a manager, the task of personnel performance and organizational cohesion is of the upmost importance. In order to more effectively stimulate an environment that is conducive to optimizing personnel performance, theories have been developed to help managers more effectively mitigate any conflicts that have the potential to sideline production and employees. As a manager, one of the most important theories that needs to be considered is role theory, in particular, that of role conflicts....   [tags: performance, relationships, employees]

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Studying The Medieval Period Of Philosophy

- I have found while studying the medieval period of philosophy that the subject of Universals and Absolutes were very important. The concern about these ideas influenced philosophy during this era in many significant ways as well. Throughout the history of philosophy (particularly in ancient and medieval philosophy), the problem of universals has been a subject that has been pondered, debated, and wrote about extensively. In a summary, the problem of universals centers upon the nature or “ontological status” of universals as ideas and in what sense they refer to a reality or have a reality all their own....   [tags: Metaphysics, Ontology, Philosophy, Mind]

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The Burden of Proof in Philosophy and Science

- The Burden of Proof in Philosophy and Science In Language, Truth, and Logic, Alfred J. Ayer describes the revolutionary idea that philosophy is only useful and significant if it can be proven. This can be otherwise said as the elimination of metaphysics from the practice. While metaphysics focuses on a priori knowledge questions which are unanswerable to scientific observation and analysis, Ayer feels that one must at least be able to establish a "criterion of verifiability" of a statement- by which one can at least determine if truth or falsity can be discovered....   [tags: Papers]

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Exploring The Spacious Realm Of The Beautiful

- In Introduction to Aesthetics, G.W.F. Hegel’s opening paragraphs describe the spacious realm of the beautiful, the relationship of beauty in both nature and art, and the limitation and defense of aesthetics. Hegel addresses that the proper way to express the meaning of aesthetics is to refer to it as Philosophy of Fine Art, however, once adopting this expression humans, “exclude the beauty of nature” (Hegel). As humans, it has become a way of life to use our senses to help describe the beauty of nature, animals and other people in our world....   [tags: Aesthetics, Philosophy, Mind, Art]

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Our Fear of Death

- “No one knows whether death is really the greatest blessing a man can have, but they fear it is the greatest curse, as if they knew well.” –Plato. This quote stresses that death is a natural part of life that everyone will have to deal with, and for most, it is a very uneasy subject which most try to avoid. But why do we all try to avoid the subject of death. I do not believe we are scared of death itself, we fear what will happen after death. Death has been the one the top debated matters for thousands of years in view of the fact that individuals have different views depending on religion or just personal belief....   [tags: religion, reincarnation, nirvana]

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Social Medi Realm Of Racism

- Social Media the Realm of Racism Social media is becoming an outlet for people all around the world to come together and talk on one big surface. Many people use social media to advertise for things or use it as blog to broadcast views. Twitter sparks conversations that appeals to a wide population, this could be because the subject is funny or it could be because the conversation is serious and people want to voice their opinion. Conversations on twitter that have controversy tend to blow up no matter who or what is involved....   [tags: Race, Racism, Race, Twitter]

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Realm Of Robot Themed Slot Games

- Meta: The “Robo” series by 777IGT continues to plod along, with latest entry taking the form of Robo Cyber X. Showing the realm of robot themed slot games a thing or two, it’s clear that this game is ready for mechanical warfare. Robo Cyber X Review 777IGT are hardly a household name in the world of online slots; in fact, they are pretty an unknown brand. This small developer has seemed content with catering to low-key audiences, as the brand has hardly delivered any big budget games to date. That could all be set to change now though, as the “Robo” series of games is really starting to gather pace....   [tags: Robot, Robotics, American films]

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Crime in the Cyber Realm

- The following report takes into consideration two recent cybercrimes for the purpose of analyzing what cybercrime is and who is responsible for it. The opinions of Joseph Migga Kizza and Lawrence Lessig will be evaluated as they relate to the two cybercrimes. As part of the analysis, the underlying assumptions and the practical implications of the two authors will be considered. Two Recent Cybercrimes With the popularity of the social media site Twitter, single letter handles are rare. Naoki Hiroshima was the owner of one of those rare handles, @N....   [tags: social media, moral, ethical]

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Leadership Is A Fundamental Part Of Any Successful Organization

- Leadership is a fundamental part of any successful organization. Without strong leaders guiding the vision and execution of goals, organizations often face failure. This is no different in the realm of public policy. Here, leaders face even more challenges compared to any other organization. Not only do leaders in public policy need to adhere to traditional leadership norms, but they also must consider constitutional law and public need into their decision making. There are several concepts on what an ideal leader should be....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Public administration]

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Does Perfection Exist?: Plato´s Theory of Forms

- Most people have indulged in the perfect wine, made love to the perfect person while possibly wearing the perfect outfit. Or have they. Is there a such thing as perfection, if so can we attain it. No. Nothing in this world is perfect because it is impossible to create perfection. According to Plato's Theory of Forms, perfection cannot exist in the physical world but only the realm of the philosophers; the ones who choose to lurk deeper in the veiled mysteries of metaphysics. According to Plato, his Theory of Forms states perfection only lives in the realm of thought....   [tags: philosophers, metaphysics, throught, ideal]

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Chapter Five And The Realm Of Consciousness

- Chapter five is an interesting chapter to me because it delves in to the realm of consciousness. I am intrigued by what alters conscious states, and how certain affects and events could even alter consciousness itself. Another reason I am interested is because of how it is continuous and yet still changing, and how it consists of many different levels and attentions. Chapter five also has a fact on dreaming that I think is important and that is using dreams as a means of problem solving. I think that each individual has their own level of consciousness and attention depending on what is currently happening in that individual’s life or what has happened recently....   [tags: Unconscious mind, Mind, Neuroscience, Sleep]

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Women 's Wage Gap Between Men And Women

- Gender inequality has been a predominant theme that is embedded within human civilization. It can be seen from the times when women were unable to vote and had very minimal power to current times where women are suffering from a wage gap compared to men. The gender inequality discussed in the article is the growing problem of women’s wage gap getting bigger in Canada. It states that the wage gap between men and women doesn’t only affect Canada but world-wide. It also states that many women are preforming twice as many hours of unpaid work compared to men....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Buddhism, The Article Of Donald S. Lopez

- “Buddhism In Practise”, the article of Donald S. Lopez, is aimed to give brief historical introduction to Buddhism and describes one of its most important doctrines. The original teaching of the historical Buddha is impossible to restore, since the written accounts came much later after his death. Nonetheless, teaching of Buddha supported by kings, and maintained by monks, continued to spread across the Asia. Various movements were functioning inside the Buddhism, each movement had its own way to interpret and practice the religion....   [tags: Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, Mahayana, Buddhahood]

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Personal Identity Factors Of A 's Sense Of Self Is The Political Realm

- One of the important personal identity factors of a homeschooler’s sense of self is the political realm. A question posed by critics is whether or not home schooling allows for the development of political tolerance (Cheng 50). To understand what is meant by this, first there must be a definition of political tolerance. Albert Cheng, a member of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, poses this definition: “political tolerance is defined as the willingness to extend civil liberties to groups who hold views with which one disagrees” (51)....   [tags: Homeschooling, Education, Alternative education]

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The Loss of Freedom in Modern America

- The Loss of Freedom in Modern America Society exists in two realms: public and private. Thousands of years ago, the public realm was clearly defined as the political arena, where men interacted one with another, and the private realm dwelled among the work and labor of man. The progression from ancient Greece to modern day society has blurred the defining line between the two due to the increasing influence of money. In Greek society, the public realm was a place of action: a place to achieve freedom....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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The Nature Of The Dharma Realm

- If one wishes to fully understand All Buddhas of the past, present, and future, One should contemplate the nature of the Dharma Realm: Everything is only a creation of the mind. “Who and what am I?” “Why do I exist?” Each of us, during some part of our life, wonders about these questions. While we are aware of our own being, we don’t actually know how or why we came to be. Our existence poses a great mystery. Our views of who we are and why we’re here, consciously or unconsciously, affect every moment of our lives....   [tags: Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, Bodhi, Four Noble Truths]

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Similarities between Dantes, God, and Satan

- Similarities between Dantes, God, and Satan Although there seem to be similarities between Dante's vision of Satan and his vision of God, Satan is actually an inversion of the Trinity and God. There are also significant differences between the two visions, which are essential to understanding this inversion. The most obvious instance of inversion is Dante's construction of the world of his Divine Comedy. A simplified version of this world looks like this: EMPYREAN (God) PLANETS PURGATORY HELL SATAN From this depiction, it is obvious that God and Satan are at opposite ends of the world....   [tags: Papers]

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Communism And The New Society

- 1. Abstract: Marx and Engles introduced their theory of communism would be the new society to take over the existing capitalist society. The organizing key principles of a communist society begin with no sense of classes and no division of labor. Communism is based off of needs and people work to produce their own needs, unlike capitalism, which is based on mental and manual labor for the main goal of money and surplus. Mark and Engles criticize Adam Smith’s capitalist society and introduce why they believe capitalism wont work and communism is the only way to a successful, innovative and thriving society (Word Count 760)....   [tags: Marxism, Communism, Capitalism, Karl Marx]

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The Realm Of Pedagogy, By Plato And Aristotle

- In the realm of pedagogy, there has been a “battle for the mind” that has existed among philosophers and educators dating back to the time of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. The introduction in our textbook Philosophical Documents in Education briefly explores various views that have struggled to definitively define what education is and it should be utilized by society. The qualifications of an educated person(s) have been debated about for generations, and the battle can largely be summed up as a “conflict between those who wish to indoctrinate humankind to do the right thing and those seeking to educate human beings to think for themselves” (18)....   [tags: Philosophy, Plato, Socrates, Scientific method]

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Walking The Line

- The reality in which we exist, also known as the realm of opinion is revealed in Plato’s “Republic” to essentially be a cheap imitation of the ultimate realm of form and knowledge. Plato uses the “Allegory of the Cave” to demonstrate the various stages of life that we are faced with. We are born into the realm of reality and opinions. Here the truth is relative and constantly changing, however in the realm of the forms the truth remains concrete. Regrettably, there is no simple conduit between planes; therefore we are caught in the middle, living in the intermediate plane between knowledge and ignorance....   [tags: reality, opinion, relativity]

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Charlemagne by the Sword and the Cross

- Charlemagne by the Sword and the Cross "By the sword and the cross," Charlemagne became master of Western Europe. It was falling into decay when Charlemagne became joint king of the Franks in 768. Except in the monasteries, people had all but forgotten education and the arts. Boldly Charlemagne conquered barbarians and kings alike. By restoring the roots of learning and order, he preserved many political rights and revived culture. Charlemagne's grandfather was Charles Martel, the warrior who crushed the Saracens....   [tags: Papers]

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The Human Condition: Freedom Expropriated by Corporations

- The Human Condition: Freedom Expropriated by Corporations Arendt's ideas in The Human Condition have laid the foundation on which American society is grounded, and are particularly useful for looking at America today. American citizens have been displaced from the Arendtian model of the modern age. The American government has lost its freedom by having been expropriated from the realm of freedom in the vita activa. Capitalism and large corporations now wield the most power and economic influence in America today....   [tags: Hannah Arendt Human Condition Essays]

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Elements utilized in the architectural planning process that encourage shared experience amongst citizens

- “Our experiences aren’t just conditioned by the physical nature, but the condition of others’ experience of the space happening at the same time” (Monteyne). Nearly every decision we have had to make in our lives have been influenced by a shared experience. Where do these shared experiences happen though. Many occur in pieces of the built environment specifically designed for people to relate and share their ideas. In his November tenth lecture, Steven Teeple explains that shared experience is a key concept in modern architecture and explains in order to successfully implement this we must consider three things: materials and concepts utilized in the designed of space, the integration of lan...   [tags: Architecture, Sociology]

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Finding a Balance Between Reality and Myth

- Two realms are actively experienced throughout a person’s lifetime: the realm of reality, and the mythical realm. Not everyone’s realms are the same; one person’s mythical world could be another person’s real world. People often seek to find a mythical realm, a mythical life, in order to escape from their everyday reality. Sometimes this alters one’s version of reality in the process. One world cannot exist without the other; therefore, in order to cross over, a person has to leave certain aspects of one world behind to take pieces from the other....   [tags: mythical realm, realm of reality]

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Analysis Of ' The Son Of Nazareth '

- Escobar Pg 1 Rivers often serve several purposes, may it be physically or metaphorically they enhance life as a whole. The son of Nazareth being baptized in a river signifies it 's importance of enlightenment, becoming overwhelmed with the Holy Spirit. As our protagonist searches for complete Nirvana in the beautifully illustrated Siddartha, he is ultimately instructed by a river. Going far beyond a physical landmark, Herman Hesse exemplifies the significance of the river. The river provided the lighting path for Siddartha and satisfying his thirst for knowledge....   [tags: Gautama Buddha, Buddhism, Realm, Shramana]

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Materialism versus Non-Materialism in Western Science

- In regards to ontology and Metaphysics, there has always been the question of whether or not the nature of reality is fundamentally material or phenomenal, or whether or not mental states emerge from material causes thereby making them causally inert in themselves or whether or not material things are subsets of an underlying phenomenal realm where this has given rise to two branches of philosophy – materialism and non-materialism. Materialism was adopted as philosophy ontologically privileged to exhaustively describe everything that is by Western philosophy starting with an axiom put forth by the Stoics; everything that exists is material where there is nothing that exists that is immateri...   [tags: axiom, examples, physicalism]

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The Evolution Of The Imperialism Concept And From A New Form Of Social Organization

- This essay will try to present a basic understanding around the evolution of the imperialism concept and from there how the 3 fold social order emerge as a possible answer to a better way of living for the human being. In the Ancient era, the society was completely dominated by priests (Egypt or China) where they are governed by a divine being (Pharaoh or King), there is no independence or separated political realm as nowadays, and also there is no separation of the economic realm, everything is controlled by the spiritual realm.( priest court)....   [tags: Time, Present, Sociology, Politics]

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Graceling Is The First Book Of Gracling Realm Series Of Three Books

- Graceling is the first book in Gracling Realm series of three books, the award winning author Kristin Cashore a graduate of Williams College and got an M.A. at the Center for the Study of Children 's Literature at Simmons College currently resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has currently written three young adult fantasy novels. This book was published in 2008, by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company in Orlando, Florida. This hardcover book has 471 pages, ISBN 978-0-15-206396-2 and costs $17.00....   [tags: Eye color, KILL, Barry O'Callaghan]

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Queen Elizabeth I in Love

- Queen Elizabeth I in Love A huge obstacle that women only in the near past have been able to conquer is their status in society. Women today have the freedom to take up any profession they desire, attend any school they desire, and most importantly marry anyone they desire. In the 16th-18th centuries, the time of the Renaissance, rebirth, and discovery of grand new worlds, women possessed the status of children in many ways; women were considered minors dependent on their fathers until marriage when that dependency transferred to their husbands....   [tags: History Expository Essays]

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Black Bodies : The Realm Of Surveillance

- Introduction In what is to follow I will be exploring the ways in which Black bodies become visibly invisible in the realm of surveillance. To do so, I will consider three main ideas. First, Black bodies that are attempting to travel are read as suspicious and potentially dangerous in the security theater of airports and are thus determined to be more deserving of scrutiny than White bodies. An example of how this is acted out is the process of targeting Black peoples’ hair for searches. Next, Black bodies, more specifically Black female bodies, perform the role of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents which is emblematic of state power, but is contradictory to how Black people...   [tags: Black people, White people, Race]

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The French Revolution Was A Single Feeling

- The French Revolution was based a single feeling. This feeling was injustice and the commoners were sick of being persecuted by the higher monarchies. They stood up to the “big guys” and fought for what they believed in and ended up changing History. Throughout all periods of History, there have been many revolutions. According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of a revolution is a sudden, extreme, or complete change in the way people lived or worked. There are many different reasons why a revolution might happen....   [tags: French Revolution, Estates of the realm]

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The Pre-twentieth Century Gorkha State

- The pre-twentieth century Gorkha state can be thought of us segmentary in Aidan Southall’s sense as opposed to a unitary state, which is more common in modern twenty first century western states, as vectors of power and identity, as expressed through political sovereignty and ritual suzerainty, don’t overlap. A core component of segmentary state is the incorporation Karl Marx’s proposed Asiatic mode of production, in which the king maintains a fixed core with peripheral domains in order to enforce the political sovereignty over a wide area....   [tags: politics, marx, production]

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The French Revolution, Avoidable Or Inevitable?

- Divya Narayanan Ms. Lahey Period 4 19, November 2014 The French Revolution, Avoidable or Inevitable. There are many things in history that could have been avoided under the right circumstances, but was the French Revolution one of them. The French Revolution lasted from 1789 all the way through 1799. It captured the decline of the monarchy and the rise of the republic by the people. It abolished strict class systems and gave the society of France hope. There was a lot of chaos occurring in France during the time of the revolution, yet it could have been avoided if the government spread the taxes equally between all three estates, if the estates generals voted by head rather than order, and...   [tags: Estates of the realm, French Revolution, Democracy]

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The Myth Of The Cave

- The myth of the Cave, found in the seventh book of Plato’s Republic, depicts a group of people chained in the pit of a cavern, unable to see anything but the shadows of people, and the objects they carry with them, traveling past a fire behind them (186-7). This serves as an illustration of the epistemology Socrates had begun to develop in the preceding book with the images of the Sun and the Line. It also functions as a segue into the related discussion of educational theory. Additionally, though less apparent, the analogy can also be read as a defense of philosophy, an important topic for Plato in light of his teacher’s infamous death, “the founding myth of the academic discipline of philo...   [tags: Plato, Philosophy, Epistemology, Logic]

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The Human Condition: Message Lost in the Capitalist Machine

- The Human Condition: Message Lost in the Capitalist Machine In The Human Condition, by Hannah Arendt, the fundamental qualities of human behavior are described and analyzed. These qualities are first described by discussing the different entities present in the lives of Athenian Greeks. This partition of human life into separate units is supposed to be applied to modern American society as well, however, the structure of today's social order differs from that of ancient Greek. These disparities cause the analysis and ideas projected on the human condition to be contrasting as well....   [tags: Hannah Arendt Human Condition Essays]

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Leading the Body of Christ

- Why. Why is the Body of Christ in the state that she is in. It is due to the seeds that she has sowed. As I read thought he Book “The Unstoppable Force: Daring to be the Church God had in mind” by Erwin MacManus I am forced to look at the current state of the church and ask myself this very question I pose to you. Is the Church as a whole in the state that God so desires it to be in. Are we being the body that He wants us to be. Are we doing what the Church is designed and called to do. Are we thinking like the Lord commissioned us to think....   [tags: Literary Review]

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Bible Study Overview

- God is a word sent forth without the support of God’s will; hence, revealing the individuals position; a place outside of God’s government. This is important to understand because it is by the Word of God being spoken and properly exercised in your life that will prepare you for the great things the Lord has in store for you. Not one ounce, portion, or part of the Word of God can be omitted if the individual is to walk in harmony with the Lord. As you adhere to the rudiments of fundamental Biblical principles, which are God’s Word, the flesh (the carnal nature of man) is then securely placed under subjection to the kingdom governmental order of God’s will....   [tags: Scripture Analysis]

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A Legal And Ethical Issue Of The Digital Realm

- A Legal and Ethical Issue in the Digital Realm Virtual Property Protection Virtual world activities and transactions have become indispensable to our lives. People create their avatars to represent themselves and ‘live’ in virtual worlds, such as virtual communities or video games. They spend countless hours in these worlds to improve their virtual social status and reputation, and use real money to buy virtual property in these worlds. These bring people a sense of achievement and great happiness, but most of them have no idea about the risks that they are taking when they are ‘investing’ in these virtual worlds....   [tags: Law, Property, Property law, Personal property]

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The Four Noble Truths Of Buddhism

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How Does The Digital Realm Influenced The Boom Of Cosmetic Surgery?

- For our project, K-POP, we have decided to compare how the digital realm influenced the boom of cosmetic surgery in Korea compared to American plastic surgery, where digital means are a less common tool utilized to increase, accentuate, and bring publicity to this industry. We want to take a deeper look into how Korean pop culture and its technology may be influencing the process one takes to get plastic surgery, such as the advertising it provides for each individual plastic surgery. This is opposite of America, where plastic surgery is more taboo, therefore absent in these spaces....   [tags: Plastic surgery, Surgery, South Korea]

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Aruba

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What Is Buddhism?

- What is Buddhism. Buddhism is a path of teaching and practice. Buddhist practices such as meditation are means of changing oneself in order to develop the qualities of awareness, kindness, and wisdom. The experience developed within the Buddhist tradition over thousands of years has created an incomparable resource for all those who wish to follow the path of spiritual development. Ultimately, the Buddhist path culminates in Enlightenment or Buddhahood. Who was the Buddha. The word Buddha is a title not a name....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The French Revolution And The Revolution

- The French Revolution In 1789, the French people were fraudulently treated revolted to form change in France. This is the typical standard of all the begins of Revolutions around the world, just comparable to the Revolution in early America. The powering government used their supremacy over the American colonies in injustice ways, that is a similar case if what happened in France. But this time there was no other power inflicting against them but their own system that was corrupted. The French people were frustrated against the injustice customs of the government against them and so they demanded and pursued for change, subsequently like how the Americans revolted against Britain....   [tags: French Revolution, Estates of the realm]

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The French Revolution Made Great Changes

- The French Revolution made great changes, both good and bad in society and the government of France. This lasted from 1789 to 1799. The Estates-General had many “trouble spots” during the French Revolution. After the revolution, the Estates took a turn for the better. These same reforms allowed the Nobles and Clergy to outvote the Third Estate, even though they were the biggest group. The formation of the three Estates had many good and bad reactions from the townspeople. The Estates-General consisted of the nobles, clergy, and Third Estate and played an important role in the French Revolution....   [tags: French Revolution, Estates of the realm]

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Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist and Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken

- The most significant journeys are always the ones that transform us, from which we emerge changed in some way. In Paulo Coelho’s modern classic novel The Alchemist, and Robert Frost’s poem The Road Not Taken, the journey that is undertaken by the central exponents leaves both with enlightening knowledge that alters their lives irrevocably. In stark contradiction to this, Ivan Lalic’s poem Of Eurydice , delves into the disruptive and negative force of knowledge, in contrast to The Alchemist which details an antithesis of this point relative to knowledge....   [tags: Compare Contract Comparison]

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Freedom in Leibniz’s Monadological System

- In The Monadology, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz creates a metaphysical system that attempts to explain the nature of the material world. Leibniz does not believe that the material world can be explained using mathematics and other scientific principals, so he develops a rational theory to give him the causal explanation that he needs. This system Leibniz creates, appeals to the sufficient reason that is God and the pre-established harmony of the monads that make up the material world. Leibniz sets out to prove that his system has a substantial account of freedom, however, the principles and the rationalization he defaults to makes freedom almost impossible....   [tags: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz]

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Women 's Leadership Style And Gender Role Differences Within The Realm Of Leadership

- The increase in women in a leadership positions has created scholarly interest in issues pertaining to sex-based and gender role differences within the realm of leadership, such as leader emergence, leadership style, uses of power and effectiveness (McGraw-Hill, 2016). Research has shown the amount of women in leadership positions, at least at the supervisory and middle management level, have been increasing over the past half-century (Crites, Dickson & Lorenz, 2015). A study showed that women tend to be more democratic in their leadership style, whereas men are more autocratic (McGraw-Hill, 2016)....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Leadership, Masculinity]

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The Supernatural Model of Abnormal Behaviours

- Over many years, people have been inquisitive about abnormal behaviours within their societies and beyond. A typical question pertaining to these behaviours is, “why is he behaving this way.” According to DSM-IV-TR, abnormal behaviour is defined as a person who experiences behavioural, cognitive or emotional dysfunction, associated with distress and atypical in his cultural context (Barlow, Durand, 2009). However, the quest for answers and remedies has drifted people from scientific models to traditional ones....   [tags: behaviors, psychology]

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An Interpretation And Adaptation : The Yggdrasil And The Nine Worlds

- An Interpretation and Adaptation: The Yggdrasil and the Nine Worlds After extensive research and analyzing numerous photos/illustrations of the Yggdrasil, I and my groupmates, Katrina Duong and Breanna Thomson, created an edible adaptation of what we thought the Yggdrasil and nine Norse realms would not only look like, but also taste like. We attempted to fill the cakes with a flavor that best represented whom the realm was home to while also choosing flavors that symbolized what each realm was all about....   [tags: Norse mythology, Odin, Prose Edda, Æsir]

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Silence Is a Woman's Glory

- "Silence is a woman's glory." Although this may have held true during the times of ancient Greeks, and although the un-silence of a woman is her glory today, one finds within Greek political theory, a critique of the idea. Regardless of that the ancient code for how women should be, especially exemplified in Athenian culture, philosophers, especially Euripides have questioned this idea in relation to the idea of Athenian democracy. I will use Aristotle's Politics, Suppliant Women and Children of Heracles by Euripides to show that although women weren't technically "citizens", they spoke and acted as if they were....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Faerie Tale by Raymond E. Feist

- Faerie Tale follows the tale of the Hastings family and their move to a rural mansion in New York. The Hastings family includes; Phil Hastings, a screenwriter working on a novel and his wife, retired actress, Gloria Hastings, Phil's daughter, Gabbie, a wealthy heiress from Phil's previous marriage, and twin boys, Sean and Patrick, who are particularly targeted by the “bad thing” in the story. The “bad thing” is a minion of the evil faerie king who is attempting to re-enter the mortal world before the “moving” closes the temporary portal between worlds on midnight on Halloween....   [tags: Hastings family, story and character analysis]

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Theories in Religion

- What is religion. Well according the Dictionary it is “a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a super human agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs.” But to a person who practices a religion it is much more than this definition, it is a way of life. Well then what about Atheists. What do they believe. Well many of them believe in this definition, in-fact most do....   [tags: Beliefs, Government, Unity]

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God 's Forgiveness Of God

- God 's forgiveness is based on his initiative of mercy, on the riches of God 's grace, and the free gift of God to us is Christ his son, not only Christ as the medium or channel through which the redemption or forgiveness reaches us, surely, Christ is the instrument through whom and whose work God 's forgiveness comes to us, but Christ having in Himself the forgiveness of God to us. God Himself "gave the only begotten Son" to die as a sacrifice for our sins, the forgiveness of God is accomplished in his giving of his son, and both the act of forgiveness and the forgiven ones are in the realm of Christ the given son, "God in Christ forgave us, that God forgave in Christ his only son, in givin...   [tags: Jesus, Christian terms, Holy Spirit, Christianity]

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Realm of Wonders Union

- ... The straw that was around the horse was bloodied from the deep wounds on its stomach. Amir stroked its mane, hugging the creature and whispering gently in its ear, then kissed the horse on its temple and watched sadly, as he died, unable to help a creature who had been his only companion in the palace, for as long as Amir could remember. “Sleep tight Harpo, I’ll miss you,” Amir cried as he closed Harpo’s eyes and continued stroking his mane. “Oh dear, who could have killed your horse?” a wicked voice behind him sneered....   [tags: adeventure, palace, horse]

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