Essays Tagged: "i do not know"

The cask of amontillado

At precisely 10:30 A.M. I got a call from a Mr. Machiano saying while renovating a palazzo his men found th ... call from a Mr. Machiano saying while renovating a palazzo his men found the bones of a human. When I got to the scene one of his employees showed me to the bones. The clothes were still on the carcas ... one of his employees showed me to the bones. The clothes were still on the carcass. I asked Mr. Machiano how the body was discovered, 'My men were knocking down the walls and one of them found a skele ...

(2 pages) 120 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

To Dream a Little Dream. Speaks of dreams, how philosophers and the Greeks view them, and which elemnts dreams can contain. Personal experience included

Many people who dream do not understand why they dream or what their dreams mean. I can still remember one particular dream I had as a young child that still puzzles ... mber one particular dream I had as a young child that still puzzles me. I was in my backyard on my tire swing spinning and swinging around. As I was swinging the door on my dad's tool shed started to ... swinging around. As I was swinging the door on my dad's tool shed started to open up. I then saw things that could only be described as humanoid aliens. They then stepped out, captured me, and took m ...

(8 pages) 162 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Who's in the Wall?

At precisely 10:30 A.M. I got a call from a Mr. Machiano saying that while renovating a palace his men foun ... ying that while renovating a palace his men found the bones of what seamed to be a human body. When I got to the scene one of his men showed me to the corps. It had dirty, out-of-date clothes draped u ... e one of his men showed me to the corps. It had dirty, out-of-date clothes draped upon its remains with a piece a rope beside it. I asked Mr. Machiano how the body was discovered.'My men were knocking ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Plato's "trial and death of socrates", Explains socrates view of self-examination (meditation) as the path to knowledge.

Knowledge as Self-ExaminationSocrates had an important point to make when he said," I do not think I know what I do not kn ... make when he said," I do not think I know what I do not know." This was the reason why Socrates believed himself wiser than the wise men of Athens. This was the only reason Socrates was wiser than th ... ser than the wise men of Athens. This was the only reason Socrates was wiser than the other men considered wise in Athens. Socrates knew he didn't know something if he had no knowledge of it; where as ...

(4 pages) 251 0 3.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Art as a Mirror on the consciousness

Have you ever thought about art being very much a journey, comparable to a long awaited vacation? Art allows oneself to step outside t ... y, comparable to a long awaited vacation? Art allows oneself to step outside the cares of everyday life, relax and be immersed in the colors and motion of living. Art can put experience into the momen ... d in the colors and motion of living. Art can put experience into the moment and on the level of basic senses, in other such words, it relaxes many. After hanging a copy of a Ferdinand Victor Eugene D ...

(8 pages) 214 2 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Max Stirner & Postmodernism

I see many connections between the thoughts of Max Stirner's Egoist and the Protean Man in myself. I ... of Max Stirner's Egoist and the Protean Man in myself. I see myself as someone who really attaches importance to my personal concerns. I often only think about my own welfare and I always seek out en ... personal concerns. I often only think about my own welfare and I always seek out enjoyment in life. I'm always preoccupied exclusively with the gratification of my personal desires. I could also say t ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This essay is about Rave Culture and the major Catagories/types of individuals that fit into the complex puzzles of "ravers"

KrodamiEnglish 12128 February 2003"We Don't Have Fashion"What is it with teens and their crazy fashion tre ... e Fashion"What is it with teens and their crazy fashion trends? Why must they attract so much attention to themselves? Do they know how stupid they look?" Lastly, I sometimes ponder, "Why God? Why?" T ... o they know how stupid they look?" Lastly, I sometimes ponder, "Why God? Why?" These are a few questions that were going to be answered in a recent essay that I was reading. As I read through the rest ...

(4 pages) 107 2 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Iago in Othello.

Iago in Othello--the Representative of the Extreme HumanityMany years ago, when Shakespeare's Othell ... entative of the Extreme HumanityMany years ago, when Shakespeare's Othello was shown in one of the big theatres of London, an irritated military officer suddenly stood up from the auditorium, pulled o ... rritated military officer suddenly stood up from the auditorium, pulled out his pistol and shot at "Iago", who was performing on the stage, then the officer used the same pistol to kill himself. Both ...

(8 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jul/2003

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

Iago in Othello, the Representative of the Extreme Humanity.

Iago in Othello--the Representative of the Extreme HumanityMany years ago, when Shakespeare's Othell ... entative of the Extreme HumanityMany years ago, when Shakespeare's Othello was shown in one of the big theatres of London, an irritated military officer suddenly stood up from the auditorium, pulled o ... rritated military officer suddenly stood up from the auditorium, pulled out his pistol and shot at "Iago", who was performing on the stage, then the officer used the same pistol to kill himself. Both ...

(8 pages) 65 2 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A diary entry written by juliet after romeo's banishment from Verona.

I am so angry my words cannot tell. Not just angry, upset as well and confused. I do not know what I ... ot tell. Not just angry, upset as well and confused. I do not know what I shall do. After Romeo and I wed, I believed that eventually my love and I would be able to admit to my mother and father that ... and I would be able to admit to my mother and father that we were wed yesterday afternoon, but now I can see that my hopes of this feud ending and my marriage being accepted will never come true.Rome ...

(2 pages) 34 2 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Poems of the divorced and broken hearted.

Today is goodbye....................Well maybe now I should just say goodbyeYou used to be my friendBut I ... now I should just say goodbyeYou used to be my friendBut I never felt I really was yoursSo maybe this is the end.I'm different from you, all of youEach other we've never understoodI hope that if I do ... erent from you, all of youEach other we've never understoodI hope that if I do tell you goodbyeThat it won't be for good.Whenever I'm mad it hurts me so badAnd you don't even careI don't know why, I j ...

(1 pages) 51 1 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Day in the Life of Christopher Columbus

A Day in the Life of Christopher ColumbusLogbook of the Santa MariaCaptain's Entry August 3, 1492I cannot ... topher ColumbusLogbook of the Santa MariaCaptain's Entry August 3, 1492I cannot believe it! After being turned down repeatedly by King John II of Portugal, the Spanish monarchs, and the King of Englan ... ly by King John II of Portugal, the Spanish monarchs, and the King of England, my hard work and persistence has finally paid off. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain have agreed to finance my e ...

(2 pages) 41 2 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The Pasture" by Robert Frost

"The Pasture" by Robert Frost is a short, structured two-stanza poem. This poem gave the readers a vision of Frost's character. Re ... tured two-stanza poem. This poem gave the readers a vision of Frost's character. Reading this poem, I get the feeling that Frost really loves the country.I think the pasture spring in the phrase "I'm ... y loves the country.I think the pasture spring in the phrase "I'm going out to clean the pasture spring" symbolizes the speaker's life. So when he stated he will clean his life, he really meant that h ...

(1 pages) 24 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Reality

Berkley and Descartes were both philosophers with reality on their mind. I thought I would give it a try. So what is reality? The answ ... h reality on their mind. I thought I would give it a try. So what is reality? The answer does not exist. Many people think about reality if not devote their lives to finding out it is. Even pondering ... le think about reality if not devote their lives to finding out it is. Even pondering pondering reality could drive you insane in its self but the more I talk the further from reality I get.So let me ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Robert Penn Warren's Why Boy Came to Lonely Place Explication

Robert Penn Warren's "Why Boy Came to Lonely Place" is a poem of a man looking back at his past self. The lone character of the poem, who remains namele ... oking back at his past self. The lone character of the poem, who remains nameless, is in search of his true identity. He is alone, unnoticed, and wandering. He is running from something, and is unsure ... . He is alone, unnoticed, and wandering. He is running from something, and is unsure of his own reality in this cruel and unforgiving world. Now, as an adult, he is looking back at himself as a thirte ...

(1 pages) 20 0 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

This is a persuasive essay about saying no to smoking

Say No To SmokingThere are drugs in the world that are hurting us all. The drug that I am going to talk about is t ... rugs in the world that are hurting us all. The drug that I am going to talk about is the drug found in cigarettes: nicotine. Although some good people do no think that smoking cigarettes will directly ... nicotine. Although some good people do no think that smoking cigarettes will directly affect their lives, they are wrong because smoking is nothing but a shortcut to dying.Smoking is not a joke, altho ...

(2 pages) 190 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Existance of G0D - Small Revise English Final PAPER

I-Search PaperIs there really a God? I have always been curious as to where religion originated from ... ere really a God? I have always been curious as to where religion originated from and why people believe so strongly in a religion figure when usually people have never seen the religious figure in th ... in a religion figure when usually people have never seen the religious figure in their life? As a child, I was forced to pray to a statue, yet never really understood why it was necessary or why is th ...

(5 pages) 38 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lady Macbeth soliloquy - oral

Monologue: MacbethLady Macbeth: Sleep dear Macbeth for you need your rest, I do not know what the lords will think of us if you do not get well soon. What I am to think if you ... nk of us if you do not get well soon. What I am to think if you do not overcome these demons tormenting your soul, it is as if you are fighting a battle between good and evil that only you can see. I ... as if you are fighting a battle between good and evil that only you can see. I can't help but worrying about your declining mental state and just wish to support you through this, it pains me to see ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Oct/2004

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

If I Picked A Red Rose

If I Picked a Red RoseIf I picked,On the earth,From the ground,A beautiful,Red rose,And gave it to y ... und,A beautiful,Red rose,And gave it to you,What would you say,What would you do,How would you hold it,Would you carefully,Hold it,Between the thorns,Or would you,Absentmindedly,Put your hand,On the w ... tem,If a thorn poked you,Would you cry,Or would you laugh,At the careless effort,Put forth by you,This is a poem that I wrote in my spare time. It is not really about anyone, but it was just fun to wr ...

(1 pages) 70 3 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri's will for change in Lebanon"

I think what motivates people to change is their desire for self-improvement. As I see it, every hum ... es people to change is their desire for self-improvement. As I see it, every human being, at some point in time, has to succumb to an innate yearning for change. Whether it is a change in someone's li ... ne's life, surroundings, or character, everyone must pursue the urge to change for the better; for with change comes new experiences, insights, and opportunities that make you wiser, and more adaptive ...

(1 pages) 700 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians