Essays Tagged: "freedom of choice"

I am me and you are you

's individualism, guiding us to belief of existence before essence and ushering us to the notion of freedom of choice. These three beliefs can then be related to the characters in the existential writ ... s that make them who they are, existentialists would now usher us to the notion of each character's freedom of choice. By seeing Tarzan and Jane as individuals with different pasts, existentialists wo ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Existentialism. Mentiones Dostoyevsky

ialism is complex, certain themes are common amongst philosophers and authors: moral individualism, freedom of choice, responsibility, alienation.Fundamental to understanding existentialism is the con ... is the choice of ourselves. Each character makes choices that create his nature. Existence suggests freedom where mankind is open to a future that is determined by choice and action. Choice is inescap ...

(4 pages) 111 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Evil from a theologian's point of view

ly be one answer: evil exists because God allows it, and moral evil exists because God has given us freedom of choice.Evil has been looked at in many different ways throughout the years. Philosophers ... es are undesirable?To understand why moral evil exists, the concept of free will must be understood.Freedom of choice, or free will is 'the power and exercise of unhampered choice.' (Webster) Therefor ...

(5 pages) 91 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Nazi Influence in World War II

arty came to power, the German citizens lost most of their rights. They had no right to privacy or freedom of choice. The Nazis decided where people would work, how much they could have to eat, and ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

"A clockwork orange" by Anthony Burgess. About the criminal justice system

The freedom of choice and the rehabilitating form of corrections encase the realm of A Clockwork Orange, ...

(7 pages) 134 1 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Freedom of Choice

Freedom is probably one of the most misused words in the world today. According to the dictionary fr ... n of force or its threat being used against you.' Therefore having choices is not the definition of freedom, having choices is one of the consequences of being free.Firstly, in today's society there a ... is one of the consequences of being free.Firstly, in today's society there are many restrictions on freedom of choice. If you are free, you have the ability to pursue your own happiness, and to make c ...

(2 pages) 173 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Lowering the drinking age

jected to perform actions that affect the lives of other people, but we are not allowed to have the freedom of choice on an issue that directly involves one's own life. By setting the standard drinkin ...

(4 pages) 269 1 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Reproductive Technologies-Does Choice mean Freedom?

- -Reproductive Technologies - Does choice mean freedom?'...One does not, it might be said, increase a person's freedom simply by increasing the she ... uctive technologies in our society today raises an interesting question. Do they increase a women's freedom of choice or do they expand the power of men and science over women. Is freedom to choose wh ... power of men and science over women. Is freedom to choose what they can do with their bodies truly freedom. Freedom, as a core, is the absence of external impediment. In this sort of area can women t ...

(7 pages) 73 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"The Voice of Choice" Compare/Contrast essay on the issue of abortion. Persuasive from the Pro-Choice (for abortion) viewpoint.

We live in a nation built on the idea of freedom, freedom of choice and freedom of expression, yet we are not free. The oppositions of societ ... egalization of abortion in 1973, women were given the right to choose and every woman today has the freedom choose abortion as an alternative. A woman should have the right to determine her own destin ...

(4 pages) 552 1 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

edication to human rights makes Canada one of the best places in the world to live. Canada provides freedom of choice for all citizens and Canada is known for the emphasis we put on equality. With bot ... and most prominent part of Canada's dedication to human rights, The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms as an influential part of Canada being such a great place to live.Canada is a country where ...

(3 pages) 96 2 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

The Men We Carry In Our Minds

nsidered harder than the lives of women.Women have easier lives than toilers because they have more freedom of choice available to them. For example, A housewife has the freedom of being able to sched ...

(2 pages) 110 2 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

the cases of two English monarchs who broke with convention by selecting spouses for reasons of the heart, rather than political convenience.

lement rule out marriage with a Roman Catholic. Monarchs and heirs to the throne have never had the freedom of choice which their subjects enjoy.Since the Norman Conquest (setting aside the present Qu ... choice had been made indirectly, based on second-hand information. Equally limited was a monarch's freedom to consent. Once a bride had arrived in England it was too late to back out without creating ...

(9 pages) 46 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Metaphysics: The Ghost in the Machine.

es?"In this paper, I will present an overview of strict determinism, soft determinism, and complete freedom. Are our actions pre-determined or are we free to choose our own behaviors? I will discuss T ... rnal forces before they occur. A strict determinist, or hard determinist, believes that there is no freedom of choice whatsoever in human behavior. They feel an event cannot occur without a prior caus ...

(8 pages) 110 0 1.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A look at how American society muddles through its claim of "morality".

ons of our ignorant forefathers. Ironic, then, in a country that espouses equity, human rights, and freedom of choice, that a gay man is beaten and left for dead; ironic that a young woman is harangue ...

(4 pages) 111 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

This paper is about realizing that everything that we do here on this earth will count for us or against us in the day of judgment...

the most important ways, we are each the product of decisions that we have made while enjoying our freedom of choice. We certainly do have circumstances that we have to deal with, but the quality of ...

(12 pages) 103 2 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Sexual ethics. THis essay was an anthropology based ethical argument as to the establishment of an ethics of sexual behavior.

area as to ethical behavior because people are quick to defend the right of the individual to have freedom of choice in their sexual endeavors. There are a large group of people for which an ethic is ...

(8 pages) 124 0 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

The Advertised Life According to Vanderbilt

ssimilated to consumer culture, which isfull of marketing persuasion and buying trends. The idea of freedom ofchoice, where one can make a decision for oneself without any biasedthird party, is long g ... can make a decision for oneself without any biasedthird party, is long gone. The modern version of freedom of choice is inwhich the individual can only between "Brand A" and "Brand B". In thislife, e ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Why we should not legalize performance enhancing drugs in sports.

letes !Once some people choose to use drugs to enhance their performance, other athletes have their freedom of choice infringed upon: if they want to succeed they have to take drugs too. Athletes are ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


may seem, the inevitable can come true. Our government is desperately trying to put limits on our freedom of choice. Those freedoms' given to us in 1863 when Abraham Lincoln issued a Proclamation o ... e Declaration of Independence presented to Congress January 18, 1777, that people have the right to freedom and choice. The Declaration of Independence states:"We hold these truths to be self-evid ...

(8 pages) 38 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Evolution of Statutes Analyze the morals of Hammurabi, the Jews, and Dracon (and possibly Solon) with respect to the modern era and its morals.

y parents still prearrange marriages for their children when they are young. Our society emphasizes freedom of choice, allowing our women to date and choose their mate. Women in Middle Eastern society ... g). Under Dracon, sacrilege was a capital offense. Rather, Amendment 1 in the Bill of Rights states freedom of religion for all citizens; thus sacrilege to one may not be sacrilege to another because ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History