Essays Tagged: "human history"

Physical Child Abuse

cause of people's suffering and personal problems. Of course, children have been abused throughout human history. But for people to think about child abuse as we do now, to create legal definitions a ...

(4 pages) 337 3 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A Watership Down by Richard Adams. This essay compares the functions of the rabbits to those functions of our society, making it more than a children's story.

ted for children though. It has many aspects that reflect the modern world, history, new ideas, and human characteristics. These concepts and symbols make the novel appealing to both children and adul ... e their own institutions such as religion, government, economics, education, and family. Similar to human history, the rabbits have held their own traditions. These include the Lapine religion they be ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Clash of Titans

Since the beginning of human history there have been many explanations for events that seem out of human control. In recent ... ommunity or society, there are different views expressed on a host of ideas. Pangloss is Voltaire's humanization of such societies and their thinking. '...Master Pangloss, the greatest philosopher of ... cially on the subject of creation, had been the predominate way of thinking about how the Earth and humans were formed. Most religions, in the Christian world, believe that God created Adam and Eve. ' ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Hitler and His Downfall

To many World War II has been the most devastating war in human history. It had been global military conflict that caused the loss of millions of lives as wel ... e Monographs, 1987.Hitler and His DownfallTo many World War II has been the most devastating war in human history. It had been global military conflict that caused the loss of millions of lives as wel ...

(18 pages) 169 0 4.8 Nov/1996

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

Learning Through Computer Interaction. Speaks of the implications that human-computer interaction has on learning

hat is about to happen. Even most professional educators are still unaware of the implications that human-computer interaction has on learning. The revolution will occur within the next 10 years and w ... gnificantly.A brief review of the history of learning will help explain the situation. The earliest humans learned primarily through experience and interaction with other humans. Until recently in hum ...

(4 pages) 208 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

This essay is about hate on the internet

Internet Hate GroupsFor the first time in human history, we have the means to connect people from every corner of the globe, to talk to each o ... stion of censorship and the stigma of governmental control. But it does not compensate for the real human pain of having swastikas, ethnocentric messages, or racial caricatures on one's computer scree ...

(8 pages) 238 0 5.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Machiavelli, Jefferson, and Lao-tzu. Relating their works to modern times and their attitudes of people.

e of creating a social system of which people are to be held accountable to. Over the many years of human history, different forms of government have been created, from despotism to the modern day "de ... of government should secure those basic rights, is the very fact that Jefferson believes that every human being is entitled to them, the "self evident truths" (Jefferson, p2) of human rights. However, ...

(5 pages) 125 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Dramatic effect of gas pollution on the environment.

a living organism in which each single part interacts with the others in an extremely delicate way. Human activities, which often alter this equilibrium, lead to a homeostatic reaction that tends to r ... ast two centuries: the atmosphere's composition has mutated much faster than in any other period of human history. This has created a huge degenerative environmental problem that has preoccupied scien ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

"Freedom of Will": comparing Chinua Achebe's "Civil Peace" and Ngugi wa Thiong'o's "Meeting in the Dark".

ions and doubts are the basic factors that determine men's critical thinking about life. Throughout human history, different cultures and societies have yielded to varying approaches to explain such i ... e concept of a "Master Plan" (or fate) determining a continuous intervention and presence of God in human lives. Christianity perceives the issue of Freedom of Will as a dogma, explicated only through ...

(7 pages) 109 1 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Horsed cavalry and horsemanship, as it reached its perfection when it was finally relegated to history.

Horsed cavalry and horsemanship in general played a tremendous role throughout human history. Our life might have been different without those magnificent animals.It is indeed ext ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

In what ways can religion be explained in evolutionary terms?

ct, one that has led to war, mass murders, political movements, and various other events that shape human history. How did something that has created such an impact on our species come into existence? ... n is first to examine the various information we have of hominid species up to the Neanderthals and humans to assess the division between when the first signs of religion arose in hominid evolution. T ...

(5 pages) 72 1 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Killing Our this essay is about juvenile capital punishment. It explains why capital punishment for juveniles should be abolished.

ng sentenced in 23 states, as young as sixteen, to die for momentary lapses in judgment. Throughout human history, we have felt the need to judge each other and condemn each other. As adults, we are l ... and unusual punishment. Across the country, local courts have made decisions stating that killing a human being by means that are painful to the punished are unconstitutional, and twenty seven states ...

(3 pages) 179 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The theories and principals of Karl Marx, and the effect his ideas have had on the world today.

" in the Communist world.1. The economic theory of historyMarx's view was that economics determined human history. This economic theory of history held that men's economic needs and the techniques by ...

(2 pages) 294 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Graphic design response to Bowling for Columbine

the small cramped theatre with a sullen look on their faces.This movie was a roller coaster ride of human history, violence, and paranoia, touching on so many issues I would have to go back and see it ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Social Security benifits

vel in which we need it, we are entitled it."Social Security works because it speaks to a universal human need. All people throughout human history have faced the uncertainties brought on by death, di ...

(3 pages) 193 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Freud, Burkert, More and Atheism on the Origins and Persistence of Religious Faith

Where did religious faith originate and why has it persisted throughout human history to modern times? This is a burning question which has occupied the thoughts of great s ... d, 1991). He was convinced that religious faith is a means to wish fulfillment and was hopeful that humans would eventually succumb this psychopathology and relinquish their religious beliefs and prac ... utionary adaptation which functions to maintain social cohesion and diffuse natural yet destructive human impulses. To answer the second part of the question posed above, we find the theories of Max M ...

(14 pages) 115 0 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Discuss the causes of high rates of population growth

After growing very slowly for most of human history, the world's population more than doubled in the last half century, crossing the six b ...

(6 pages) 261 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Issue of Freedom.

The Issue of FreedomFreedom has been a rallying cry for reformers and revolutionaries throughout human history, and it is too important to be ignored. Freedom has various definitions according to d ... ion of the independent spirit.Freedom can make war avoidable. From the Stone Age to the Atomic Age, human kind has been fighting against anything which is an obstacles by using swords, shields, and, n ...

(5 pages) 85 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Racism In America : Democracy.

It's important to take into account a triumphant quote by John Quincy Adams: "Every great crisis of human history is a pass of Thermopylae, and there is always a Leonidas and his three hundred to die ...

(3 pages) 198 0 2.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism


and death.The story of Buddha's birth is encrusted with myth and fable as that of any God-figure in human history. For instance, he is said to have issued from his mother's womb stating that his cycle ... urt of his father, Shuddhodana, the king of the Shakya clan, who shielded him from any knowledge of human suffering or religions of the time. Soon after his birth a soothsayer named Asita predicted th ...

(4 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism