Essays Tagged: "contradict"

Zeno of Elea

s and instants.1 This theory was started by thePathagoreans. They said the world had continuity. To contradict them, Zeno took their argumentsfor continuity to an extreme at which point they became ab ... nnot be infinite and plural. Thewhole point of his argument is to bring his opponents argument to a contradiction of logic. Thiswas a typical argument against plurality.Similar to Zeno's argument agai ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics


In this paper I will describe the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This Act wasused to contradict the decision of the court case of Employment Division v. Smith, whichallowed the governme ... rt cases about religious freedoms (ReligiousFreedom, Map of the RFRA). Congress enacted the RFRA to contradict the negativeaffect that court cases had recently had on religious freedoms(Religious Free ...

(7 pages) 92 1 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Is He Serious? (An opinionated report on the Unabomber's Manifesto)

ead in a while. It's just too bad that everytime he made a point that I could relate with, he would contradict himself before I wasfinished with the paragraph. In my opinion, the entire manifesto and ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Huck Finn's Contradiction. Speaks of Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

he learned along the way.Although Huck has certain beliefs about himself, his actions and decisions contradictthese beliefs.Huck may consider himself lazy, but in reality, he is a very hard worker. At ... ard work of getting the money to the girls. Because of Huck's hardwork throughout his adventure, he contradicts his beliefs that he is lazy, but this is not theonly contradiction within him.Huck also ...

(6 pages) 157 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

What Makes Those X-Men So Darn Great? A personally opinionated paper

s experiences and their personality. They mustalso keep track of continuity, making sure they don't contradict past events. This last ruleis only loosely followed sometimes.All in all, a long, ongoing ...

(10 pages) 50 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arthur Miller's Creation of Linda Loman in "Death of a Salesman"

g". The reason for all the opposing ideas is because Arthur Miller effectively leads the readers to contradict our first impression of Linda. In the play "Death of a Salesman", the author Arthur Mille ...

(2 pages) 99 1 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Science of Religion

he same, an antagonistic pair if you will. They really compliment and enrich each other rather than contradict each other.Perhaps the reason for this line of confused thinking is due to the fact that ...

(2 pages) 87 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Animal Rights

s. So how is it wrong for a person to kill an animal for food?Many vegetarians and animal activists contradict themselves by trying to protect an animal from being killed for food, when in fact, the a ...

(3 pages) 105 0 3.8 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Morality and Legality of Abortion

s an open door, to allow future generations tocorrect their mistakes, but also to make them, and to contradict themselves ethically andmorally, on the whim of a generation. As a nation, we have always ...

(2 pages) 68 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Courage in "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee; this focuses on true and false courage and the natural characteristics of courageous people.

other hypocrites like Miss Gates, possess false courage.Atticus has his own philosophies that often contradict the tacit philosophy of his society. He believes that African-Americans are no different ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Is Hamlet's Nature largely responsible for his difficulties?

tendency to think to much, his impulsiveness, and his stubbornness. Although two of these traits do contradict each other, Hamlet is able to show each one, specifically, in different scenes of the pla ...

(5 pages) 89 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Critical Analysis of George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant".

ith the point "It seemed to me that it would be murder to shoot him" (Orwell 204). These statements contradict eachother and add to the climatic decision to pull the trigger.Respect among the people i ...

(2 pages) 299 1 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Legacy of the 54th Regiment.

ble experiment. For the men of the Massachusetts Fifty-fourth regiment infantry, it was a chance to contradict their white disbelievers. Their chance came when the Fifty-fourth led the Union courageou ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"The Star" by Arthur Clarke.

t. A minor theme in the story deals with believing two ideas, religion and science, that completely contradict each other. "The Star" combines these drastically different ideas into one story.The prot ... eship that is traveling through space. Space is some what symbolic for science, and science usually contradicts religion, therefore the setting is another antagonist trying to make the protagonist los ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Candide" by Voltaire.

o help him see the world for how it really exists. In the real world, Candide's experiences clearly contradict Pangloss's optimism. Candide begins to view the world as a terrible place full of cruelty ...

(3 pages) 141 1 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Article Summary on why Self-Managed Work Teams Just Don't Work. Little less then 900 words, in ARP format. Abstract included first.

siness away from management and raising expenses within the company. These teams allow employees to contradict each other and put a strain on the goal at hand.Self-Managed Work Teams Just Don't WorkA ...

(3 pages) 137 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Relationship Between Blake's Songs of Innocence and Their Paintings

n their words to convey the ideas of the poem to the reader whereas Blake is able to use imagery to contradict and juxtapose his poetry. This enables him to create certain imagery within the poem itse ... s eyes". The picture accompanying this song re-enforces the negative connotations of the church and contradicts the idea of the Garden of Love. When one thinks of a Garden of Love and what it might lo ...

(7 pages) 59 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

MLA format reasearch paper

n Clause."(1). Are colleges using affirmative action to legal discriminate? Does affirmative action contradict out values as a nation? Jennifer Gratz a student who was rejected by Michigan believes "I ... mative action is also violating the Constitution's 14th Amendment. Policies like that of Michigan's contradict the equal-protection clause of the 14th Amendment and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, w ...

(6 pages) 187 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


urite flavour."The reason for this is Heraclitus's dark and aphoristic style. He loved to appear to contradict himself. Some of his doctrines sound incoherent and self-contradictory even if he did not ...

(9 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Essay about: Mussolini and Fascist Italy Undoubtedly a Dictatorship, but nevertheless, popular with the Italian people."

rate that Mussolini was 'undoubtedly a dictator' and was 'popular with the people', and others that contradict this statement, and this will be shown within the content of this essay.Mussolini having ...

(8 pages) 43 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers