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  • The Importance Of Curiosity In Pandora's Theogony

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    Curiosity is an important and powerful trait. It keeps your mind active because curious people are always asking questions and search for the answers in their minds. It opens your mind up to new ideas. When you are curious about something, your mind can anticipate new ideas that relate to it. It takes curiosity to discover a new world of possibilities. With a curious mind, there will always be new things that attract your attention. Pandora in Theogony by Hesiod shows us why being curious can be

  • School's Effect on Creativity and Curiosity

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    me about how much he loved school and my older cousin told me she hated school now. These observations have brought me to the conclusion that as children move up to higher levels of education their curiosity and creativity starts to diminish. This is because schools don’t do enough to cultivate curiosity and creativity. When a child first enters kindergarten, after they get over they get over being shy and nervous everything is dandy. They might say the ABC’s and count a couple times a day but mostly

  • Frankenstein: Humanity's Curiosity: Frankenstein

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    Tadarrius Williams Miss. Sibbach Honors English IV 11 December, 2015 Humanity’s Curiosity Frankenstein defied human boundaries when he created the monster and because of this not only his life, but the lives of others have also shifted, this has caused their lives to spiral into an unjustified conclusion. Curiosity was the main cause of him learning how to create such a thing, his lack of caring for the thing that he created led to his undoing. His motivation for creating life, comes from the

  • The Exploration Of NASA Curiosity And Exploration

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    Curiosity and exploration are hardwired into our basic human nature. We strive to understand and explore the environment around us. From individuals climbing Mt. Everest, to those journeying deep into the Amazon Rainforest, it is our innate desire to discover and be adventurous. It is natural that this desire would eventually turn to areas beyond our planet. In the late 1950’s the escalation of the Cold War led to the space race. It started with the launch of the satellite Sputnik I by Russia, and

  • Margaret Drabble's A Natural Curiosity

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    Running along the same lines as a daytime soap opera, Margaret Drabble’s A Natural Curiosity provides pertinent information about life in Northam, England, a small, quaint town just outside of London, during the mid to late 1900’s. Drabble narrates the novel in third person omniscient which allows her to venture into the minds of the diverse characters. Although there exists a black and white central conflict, all of the minor conflicts stem from Alix Bowen, the first, and most essential individual

  • The Importance Of Curiosity In King Solomon's Mines

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    Curiosity is a part of human life that dominates the mind, and plays an essential role in trying everything you do. Curiosity is expressed in great depth in the novel, King Solomon’s Mines through the attitude of the characters and through the wonders of riches in the infamous mines. Curiosity is the main theme of King Solomon’s Mines because it covers the main topics of the book, such as wondering what will happen if one finds a long lost brother, wondering if death is inevitable on the journey

  • Does Curiosity Cause Drug Use?

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    Good or bad, curiosity is woven into our DNA like tonsils or the opposable thumb. It's the fire under the feet of the human experience. Weil argues that people take drugs because they are means of satisfying an inner need for experiencing other forms of consciousness. He believes that the desire to alter consciousness periodically is an innate, normal drive equivalent to hunger or sexual drive. Are people born with a desire to change their levels of consciousness? No. Rather, they are born

  • The Importance Of Curiosity In Frankenstein By Mary Shelley

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    Curiosity is an apparent issue throughout the novel, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Victor Frankenstein's desire to artificially produce vitality, resulting in the moment of the monster's creation, as well as the monster's discovery of his creator lead to a series of unfortunate events. Shelley utilizes these incidents to substantiate the catastrophic repercussions of curiosity, especially when science is in involvement. Although Frankenstein was written two hundred years ago circa 1817, the philosophy

  • Curiosity Kills In John Gardner's 'Grendel'

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    Curiosity Kills Various people know that “curiosity killed the cat” but that is not the initial statement. In 1598, during Every Man in His Humour by English playwright Ben Jonson, the expression was first known as “care’ll kill a cat” (1). This phrase doesn’t implicate care as to nurture or tend to, but rather worry or sorrow. The remark “curiosity killed the cat” is commonly used when one wants another to stop asking nonessential questions. Much like the cat in the play, the 1971 novel Grendel

  • The Heroes Curiosity in She and The Sign of Four

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    The Heroes Curiosity in She and The Sign of Four The hero cannot progress without curiosity.  However, curiosity can turn into a dangerous obsession.  There are many good examples of this throughout Victorian literature.  Literary works such as She by H. Rider Haggard and The Sign of Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, for example, reflect the curious mind at work using scientific exploration to achieve the goal of solving the mystery, but attempting to solve the mystery poses dangers to the protagonists