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  • Bodily Functions

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    debated whether or not the author of this document, believed to be the “Teacher of Righteo... ... middle of paper ... ...f conduct in regard to bodily functions. It seemed that the Roman civilization, in spite of its elaborate aqueduct and sewage systems, did not place heavy emphasis on sanitation. Although the Jews had some laws regarding bodily functions, they likewise did not hold the same standards of purity as the Essenes. Moreover, they were a community which seemed to place heavy emphasis

  • The Idea Of Bodily Desire

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    The Idea of Bodily Desire Socrates, in Plato's work "Symposium", introduces the ladder of love through his conversation with the God-like figure, Diotima. The more knowledge about love one gains, the higher they climb and the less they focus on physical beauty. After Socrates has explained these concepts, Alcibiades steps in. He is confused because he himself is in love with philosophy, but he is also lost in bodily desire. According to the ideology of Socrates as expressed in Plato's work "Symposium"

  • Consequences to Our Actions

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    Whenever we make a decision we need to be aware that there could be consequences we haven’t even thought about. Daniel brennan, an accident waiting to happen, could not have imagined how many people he would affect with his actions. He destroyed many lives especially fin not only was there a major effect on fin, but Daniels actions had far reaching consequences on his brother tom and himself. As fin was in the car when it crashed he was severely injured leaving him a quadriplegic and a burden amongst

  • Irish Cases that Discuss the Meaning of Intention

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    the jury were satisfied that when the accused set fire to the house she knew that it was highly probable that this would cause death or serious bodily harm. The question which came before the House of Lords was whether proof of the fact that the accused knew that it was highly probable that the act in question would result in death or serious bodily harm would suffice to establish malice aforethought in the crime of murder. The House of Lords, by a majority, upheld the conviction for murder

  • The Stand Your Ground Laws in Florida

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    should be able to defend themselves and prove their innocence. The Stand Your Ground Laws states that A person is presumed to have held a reasonable fear of imminent peril of death or great bodily harm to himself or herself or another when using defensive force that is intended or likely to cause death or great bodily harm to another if: The person against whom the defensive force was used was in the process of unlawfully and forcefully entering, or had unlawfully and forcibly entered, a dwelling, residence

  • GHP

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    because it is specifically made for the purpose of getting people high. GHB has many unpleasant side effects. These include drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and vision changes. People who... ... middle of paper ... ...ia home boy, Grievious bodily harm), so that could give a user a clue as to what the substance actually is. GHB is a deadly, addictive street drug. While there are cases of its abuse each and every day, there are also stories of great sadness, with young lives ended tragically

  • Intrapsychic Omnipresence in Bodily Symptoms

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    Intrapsychic Omnipresence in Bodily Symptoms Sometimes disease and illness just show up. For these medical conditions, a doctor usually tells us what is "wrong" physically. These scientific observations determining diseases or symptoms leave people wondering if there is something behind the cell that created the malfunction. Perhaps one's psyche; which is the mind functioning as the center of thought, conscious or unconscious, and interconnected with the physical environment, can effect the

  • Top-down peptidomics of bodily fluids

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    Human saliva is a bodily fluid secreted by three couples of major glands (parotid, submandibular and sublingual glands) and by an individually variable number of minor salivary glands [84]. The term “saliva” usually refers only to the fluid secreted by these glands and is the main issue of this section, while the term “whole saliva” or “oral fluid” refers to a more complex solution comprising oral exudates, gingival crevicular fluid, oral microflora, desfoliating cells, nasal secretion and food remnants

  • Criminal Law Case Study

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    as an offence when a person maliciously wounds or causes grievous bodily harm with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm. The injury to I’s ear would constitute a wound. As a wound has been defined in JJC v Eisenhower as that the inner and outer skin must be broken. Further blood must spilt even one drop is enough. This is satisfied on the fact as I was bleeding. The mens rea for S 18 is intention to cause grievous bodily harm. Being a specific intent crime it has to be proof that the

  • Offences Against the Person Act, 1861 and Its Reforms

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    draft Bill on the issue in question was produced. Whilst considering the reforms much emphasis was played on the wording of the Act and its sections. The language used was updated and wording such as seriously injured was used rather than grievous bodily harm, whilst enabling the words 'maliciously' and 'wounding' all together. 1993 and 1998 saw the introduction of many significant reforms, which were proposed in the Law Commission report, as previously mentioned. The Home Office issued a draft

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