Essays Tagged: "castes"

This is an essay that explains the origins and what the "LAws of Manu" are all about

and ethical in nature, dealing with the following problems. Beginning with the function of the four castes, supremacy of the priestly caste, perpetuation of the priestly caste, conduct of men in the s ... s Sudras. The caste system became more complicated as time went on, with literally thousands of sub castes coming into existence. Today the caste system is still an integral part of the social order o ...

(6 pages) 73 1 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Buddhism: Case Study - Power and Gender in Buddhism.

nment, or Nirvana. In the beginnings of the movement, Buddha opened his teachings to members of all castes, denying that a person's spiritual worth is a matter of birth. This, however, has not quite ...

(2 pages) 98 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley.

the Hatcheries and their processes to them. Within the Hatcheries, the Director explains that five castes are made, the top being the Alpha's, the next up being the Beta's, the middle being the Gamma ...

(8 pages) 79 2 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Brave New World - Huxley about the warnings of cloning

human beings. In Brave New World, artificially born humans are genetically engineered, divided into castes, molded into machines through hypnopaedia (sleep learning), and drugs used to further control ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sociology: Social Cliques in High School

Most every high school in America has its own set of "cliques" or social castes whose members mingle mostly within the one clique. Many schools have unique groups according ...

(5 pages) 144 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


and rejected the sacrificial cult based on them. Moreover, he opened his movement to members of all castes, denying that a person's spiritual worth is a matter of birth. See Hinduism.Buddhism today is ...

(4 pages) 150 1 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Cloning in "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley.

eings. In this "Brave New World," artificially-born humans are genetically engineered, divided into castes, molded into machines through hypnopaedia, and controlled by the drug Soma. The new world app ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Short Summary - Brave New World

caste system ruled by Alphas and Betas has been created. The labor force comes from the lower three castes, known as Gammas, Deltas, and Epsilons. A drug called soma ensures that no one ever feels pai ... he various techniques for producing more babies and watch as the babies are segregated into various castes. After the babies are decanted from their bottles they are conditioned. This is done through ...

(7 pages) 38 1 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Desire in The Mill on the Floss and Jane Eyre

loss, Mr. Tulliver's desire to maintain equality and dignity in a world of black and white economic castes presents the Tulliver family with trial after trial. Comparatively, Jane in Jane Eyre also st ...

(7 pages) 58 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparing Religious Beliefs

systembefore delving into Hindu religious beliefs. According to Hindu teaching, there are fourbasic castes, or social classes. Each caste has its own rules and obligation for living. Theelite caste is ...

(4 pages) 131 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Brave New World --A Dystopian Society---

s influence in contributing to a dystopian society ; and the people who are classified by different castes. As a result of all these cruel factors this world has become very unpleasant and unfair.In t ... different stages of duties. There is no social mobility. Genetic differences between the different castes are reinforced by systematic conditioning. The lower castes believed to be the Epsilons, Delt ...

(5 pages) 43 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explain why Aboriginal children of the stolen generations were removed from their parents.

ce would be bred-out by selective breeding.The officials who carried out the removal of these 'half-castes' also firmly believed that they were doing the children a favour and helping them out. Their ...

(1 pages) 44 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Comparison of Brave new world with blade runner

along a conveyor belt through a factorylike building, and are conditioned to belong to one of five castes: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, or Epsilon. The Alpha embryos are destined to become the leaders ... embryos are destined to become the leaders and thinkers of the World State. Each of the succeeding castes is conditioned to be slightly less physically and intellectually impressive. The Epsilons, st ...

(6 pages) 51 1 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Reservation System - A necessary Evil? It is about the reservation system prevalant in India

ty and needs unbiased growth in all sections of the society. Already, job reservations for backward castes exist in the government sector. As the public sector units are not generating sufficient empl ... uld be improved and maintained in all schools. There should be reservations for the so-called lower castes to induce them into education. The reservations should be virtually non-existent in higher st ...

(5 pages) 28 1 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Bokonovsky and Lot 6: Similar or Different? - compare 2 books - 1000 wrds - 3 supporting paragraphs

tour to a group of boys. They learn about the Bokanovsky and Podsnap Processes, as well as the five castes, Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Epsilon. The Alpha embryos are fated with becoming the leader ... mbryos are fated with becoming the leaders and thinkers of the World State; while each of the later castes is conditioned to be slightly less physically and intellectually imposing. The Epsilons, who ...

(4 pages) 19 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

This is a research essay on HINDUISM at a Grade 8 level it recieved 88% in a Social Studies 8 class in April 2005

's constitution, even though Harijans continue to face discrimination for getting work and housing. Castes have shown no sign of disappearing yet, mostly because of the system of marriage. Almost all ... ges occur between people of the same caste. Only a few of people make love marriages from different castes, and many are hated when they do.Hinduism FactsHinduism is the worlds third most popular reli ...

(5 pages) 40 1 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Events and Conference Management

rgest city in attitude if not in population. It's a place that welcomes all religions, ethnicities, castes and classes. Mumbai is Indian's cosmopolitan city, as compared to other fast paced world metr ...

(10 pages) 72 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Compare and Contrast: Hittites and the United States of America

hese seals usually have a religious motif, although some geometric types have been found. Different castes had different types of seal, to limit trading options.As for law, the Hittites had overthrown ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Reservations by religion

egan, in the Constituent Assembly, we decided we would have job reservations only for the Scheduled Castes and tribes. A little later we opened the door to "other backward castes " as well, because th ... well, because they were making practically the same case as had been made earlier by the Scheduled Castes, that Hindu society had inflicted social and economic discrimination upon them and thus had g ...

(4 pages) 19 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Caste System

tion, but also one's status in society and one's hope for ultimate salvation. There were five major castes in Indian society. At the top were two castes, which clearly represented the ruling elites in ... re initiated into adulthood and introduced into Indian society.Below the three "twice-born"� castes were the sudras, who represented the great bulk of the Indian population. The sudras were not ...

(2 pages) 51 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers