Essays Tagged: "human suffering"

Hope is pathetic. Analysis of poem "Dover Beach" Matthew Arnold

ernal note of sadness" being brought in by the sea. The poet is comparing the sea to the sum of all human troubles. The sea is eternal just as human suffering is eternal. The sea has also seen all of ...

(2 pages) 175 1 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

What is human suffering? How does humanity understand/cope with human suffering? How do you reconcile suffering?

Human suffering is universal and inescapable. When there is joy, there is pain waiting to happen. Wh ... joy, there is pain waiting to happen. When there is pain, an individual always tries to escape it. Humans are faced with hardships in life, and along with those hardships come emotional distress and ... to understand the reasoning for suffering, the inflicting pain and stress that they have to endure. Humans cannot resolve their own problems, they turn to God or another form of religion to answer que ...

(7 pages) 270 2 4.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Should the United States maintain the Embargo on Cuba" Pros and cons for maintaining the embargo against Cuba. Topics include: Cold War, bay of pigs, cuban missile crisis, Cuban-US relations

he economic embargo (Yes)A. Immoral act by the United States1. Cuban property2. Soviet withdrawal3. Human sufferingIII. Should the United States lift the economic embargo (No)A. Democratic reformsB. E ... y the Pope, have condemned the embargo. It is also in violation of the International Declaration of Human Rights and the Geneva Accords. If the United States can trade with China, even granting most f ...

(11 pages) 326 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's Untouchables.

tims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice. We investigate and expose human rights ... e challenge governments and those who hold power to end abusive practices and respect international human rights law. We enlist the public and the international community to support the cause of human ...

(7 pages) 104 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Tragic fall of Icarus--compares the myth and how it relates to "Musee des Beaux Arts," Landscape with the Fall of Icarus," and "Waiting for Icarus."

it in a different way. "Musee des Beaux Arts" and "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus" describes how human suffering occurs at as a personal burden that only affects the influenced individual. In addit ... y shown in the themes of their poems. The two poems center around two basic ideas; life goes on and human beings are self-centered. Auden expresses these ideas when he says "its human position; how it ...

(5 pages) 146 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Religious scepticism about the 'teleological argument'.

necessarily mean a belief in God, people who dedicate their lives to a cause, such as the relief of human suffering, are said to be religious toward the ending of suffering. This essay is concerned wi ... f the evil and without benevolence God would not want to stop the evil.Moral evils take the form of human being committing act of evil against other human beings; such as war, murder and cruelty. It i ...

(8 pages) 150 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

God's Role in a Misery-Free Society

such as this, the novel argues, there is no need for God and religion. God is simply a response to human suffering, and since there is no suffering in the novel, not even in death, God ceases to be u ... lso those who would say that God is an objective truth, and that religious sentiments are a part of human nature. The argument between Mustapha Mond and John illustrates this conflict. However, despit ...

(4 pages) 17 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The threat of biological warefare

ide" and a "bad side" to the technology. With regard to the good side: biotechnology has alleviated human suffering for the people that may have otherwise suffered or even died. As for the bad side: b ... may have otherwise suffered or even died. As for the bad side: biotechnology creates ways in which human beings can actually cause human suffering. Human beings have a habit of overlooking the good a ...

(9 pages) 122 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The United States has a moral obligation to mitigate international conflicts.

ren died in the attacks.Our Contentions are...1) The United States has a moral obligation to reduce human suffering in countries outside the U.S.2) Because the U.S. remains the strongest country in th ... at aren't as fortunate.3) The U.S. enforces international peace by not tolerating the violations of human rightsOur First contention states, " The United States has a moral obligation to reduce human ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The life of Paul Wellstone

t money and power games. Politics is about the improvement of people's lives. It is about lessening human suffering and it is about-and what a time to say this-advancing the cause of justice and peace ...

(7 pages) 23 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Topical and Universal Element in Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot".

ar European civilization, Beckett's handling of universal theme, waiting or endless expectation and human predicament, has turned the play into one which transcends time and place. In the play the pla ... which transcends time and place. In the play the playwright uses the universal theme of waiting and human suffering to dramatize the inner anguish and predicament of the post-war humanity.20th century ...

(5 pages) 95 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Utopia bubbles

life is abundant enough to be made available to all.One of the most powerful forces that has shaped human social evolution for thousands of years is the utopian drive. Everyone seeks to find seemingly ... here obstacles inhibit or deny this drive are the places with the most brutal conflicts and intense human suffering. The headlines that often dominate our news from the Middle East attest to this real ...

(9 pages) 80 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Industrial Revolution

achieved in many other ways other than the hard labor and intolerable abuse of many people. Though human suffering and sacrifice may not necessary, it is inevitable because of human nature. The hard ... example the cotton gin and the steam engine. The steam engine made travel throughout Europe simple. Human sacrifice is necessary for a society to advance.The need for money during the Industrial Revol ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


ABOUT ICRISATAs the sheer extent of human suffering caused by the poverty and hunger in developing countries became clear in the early 1 ... -arid tropics. To achieve this it engages in partnership-based scientific research tailored to real human needs - specifically food security while safeguarding the environment. They call this Science ... ting for a Grey-to-Green Revolution in the dry areas of the developing world through Science with a Human Face. This involved a series of major initiatives. He has worked towards increasing the Instit ...

(36 pages) 263 1 2.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Answers and explains questions pertaining to ethics

hy people should be generally moral. The main reason being is a good sense of morality will promote human flourishing and ameliorate human suffering more so than if people were not moral, or people we ... ly the world would be an even more chaotic place, there would be no or very little regard for other humans as well as little regard for the environment and the law. I believe that ethical egoists, eve ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Becoming a Nurse

y, people wonder why individuals would choose nursing for their occupation, with so much stress and human suffering.A nurse must be a very caring person, one that can accept responsibility, supervise ...

(3 pages) 209 1 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stem Cell Research

ve type of cell that can be coaxed into developing into most of the 220 types of cells found in the human body (e.g. blood cells, heart cells, brain cells, etc). Some researchers regard them as offeri ... cells, etc). Some researchers regard them as offering the greatest potential for the alleviation of human suffering since the development of antibiotics. Over 100 million Americans and two billion oth ...

(3 pages) 129 0 4.1 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

"Musee Des Beaux Arts" by W. H. Auden

The poem Musee Des Beaux Arts by W. H. Auden is a poem about human suffering and is best seen in context when viewing the "Fall of Icarus" painting by Breughal. ... s of everyday life and the effect created is a tone of indifference towards individual tragedies of Humankind, in this case of Icarus.In the poem martyrdom and suffering are compared to ordinary e ...

(2 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Stem Cell Debate Resolution

type of cell that can be developed into developing into most of the 220 types of cells found in the human body (e.g. blood cells, heart cells, brain cells, etc). Some researchers regard them as offeri ... cells, etc). Some researchers regard them as offering the greatest potential for the alleviation of human suffering since the development of antibiotics. Millions of Americans suffer from diseases tha ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Poetry Explication of "Spring & Fall", by Gerard Manley Hopkins

hat is felt in the hearts of all mankind throughout our lives. It is also about the sadness felt by humans as we see ourselves aging, and ultimately about the fact that sin and separation from God bri ... ds of wanwood leafmeal lie," suggests an extreme devastation that expresses itself through pain and human suffering. It reminds us that loss is something that all humans are bound to experience in the ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American