Essays Tagged: "humankind"

Story-Telling using 'The Woman Warrior' by Maxine Hong Kingston

Story-TellingStorytelling has helped humankind evolve into a wiser species by allowing those with enough attentiveness and intelligence t ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


        Already from the titles of the poems, one can notice that nature is superior to humankind. In the poem 'My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun' the reader can assume that the w ... reflect happiness or joy. Her eyes do not shine like the sun. The nature appears more powerful than humankind.        In the title of the poem 'Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? ...

(4 pages) 90 0 3.7 Nov/1996

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

Analysis of Contemporary Myths

stories used to give meaning to a phenomenon or symbolic manner to the natural cycles that surround humankind. Myths are used to explain and understand our existence in our world whether it is somethi ...

(4 pages) 135 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Témoins de Jéhovah

umSatan will return to earth, and he and those who support him will finally be destroyed. A perfect humankind willthen enjoy eternal life on earth.'(1) (1)MICROSOFT CORPORATION, Encarta ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

My essay is called A Separate peace It is about Evolution and it answers different question such as: What is Evolution? or What is the cause of Evolution? and so on. I hope it will help you!!!

One of the most revered and utterly enigmatic topics present withinhumanity is the evolution of humankind itself. Collectively contrastingboth the origins of man physically and the very beginni ...

(8 pages) 204 1 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Degeneration of The kids on the island.

Since the beginning of time, savagery has existed inside of humankind. As time and people have become more civilized the desire to kill mitigates to nothing mor ...

(3 pages) 66 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Socrates Theme Paper

use of commonliterary techniques, Sophocles was able to express themes and ideas that reflect all ofhumankind. On particular idea was that Sophocles believed that hubris is destructive and willeventua ...

(2 pages) 89 0 2.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Violence- an inescapable reality" question: "Violence brings violence wether it is an experience in real life or on television" Discuss.

According to Sigmund Freud's 'Theory of Psychoanalysis,' humankind has two unconscious drives namely sex and aggression. This just brings to light that man h ...

(3 pages) 342 3 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Romantic sonnets. Mentiones Charlotte Smith and William Wordsworth

ature, and the expression of 'nothing.' The Romantic era was one that focused on the commonality of humankind and, while using emotion and nature, the poets and their works shed light on people's univ ... y should run through the hearts and the souls of everyone, and in this instant, the equality of all humankind should be felt. Instead, he notes that 'There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart - / It d ...

(4 pages) 71 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

To what extent does the nature of language illuminate the difference between knowledge of ourselves and knowledge of others?

More than any other thing, the use of language sets humankindapart from the remainder of the animal kingdom. There is somedebate as to where the actual ...

(5 pages) 151 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

The Significance of Reason, discussed in John Locke's "The Second Treatise of Civil Government", and in Jean-Jacques Rousseau's, "Emile"

hin us at birth. The state of nature is a law made by God, called the Law of Reason. This law gives humankind liberty, freedom, and equality and stresses that no man "ought to harm another in his life ... es. And to him, it was the senses which were far more critical in a child's life.Rousseau felt that humankind should steer away from society. It is far more important for us to listen to the self than ...

(5 pages) 165 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

'Gathered by the River,' by Denise Levertov

n take acomparable amount of time to recover from a nuclear holocaust. The impact of war victims to humankindis negligible as compared to years of recovery required to reinstate the slow-growing trees ... g things in the form of earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters should be a wake-up callto humankind. Is this nature's way of reminding us where the true control lies?I think the answer lies ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


y's world, nothing alone has contributed more to the near total destruction or utopian existence in humankind's evolution than time itself. And with that I will briefly recite my perceptions of the la ... d other means of mass media, later in the early 20th century, appeal to the irrational instincts of humankind in an effort to succeed politically had become a reality.What better exemplifies the power ...

(5 pages) 122 0 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

My essay,"What an Animal", uses Rick Bass's "Antlers" to exemplify humanities denial and loss of it's primal roots, and the confusion that results from interaction with the last vestiges of animal instinct.

hat results from interaction with the last vestiges of animal instinct.At some point in history humankind invented the notion that we are separate or even superior to rest of the animal kingdom. F ... he notion that we are separate or even superior to rest of the animal kingdom. For centuries since, humankind has denied our nature in an attempt to prove this theory. It is now considered unthinkable ...

(3 pages) 53 0 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

3 Themes in King Lear.

ility of justice in the world, or whether the world is fundamentally indifferent or even hostile to humankind. Various characters offer their opinions: "As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods; / T ... oys are we to the gods; / They kill us for their sport," Gloucester muses, realizing it foolish for humankind to assume that the natural world works in parallel with socially or morally convenient not ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.7 Nov/2002

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

Effect of IT on individuals at home and work

differences between the society and those of our own, there are many people today who believe that humankind is threatened by the evolution of technology. In contrast, we recognize that computers and ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

7 Reasons to Read the Glorious Qur'an.

lation was completed 1400 hundred years ago.3. UnsurpassableThe Qur'an is God's final revelation to humankind. God revealed the Torah to Moses, the Psalms to David, the Gospel to Jesus, and finally th ...

(2 pages) 91 2 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam


ide goods for human use like medicines, foods, and products for shelter.Other important benefits to humankind include the production by healthy ecosystems of drinkable water,clean air, and fertile soi ...

(1 pages) 142 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ethics, Morals, And The Law

csMany people who write about ethics use the term when referring to the most general codes by which humankind lives; that is, those codes of behavior that, for the most part, transcend time, culture, ... hical values.MoralsThe term "moral" speaks to issues that concern a community of people rather than humankind in general. The study of morals also concerns itself with right and wrong but more directl ...

(2 pages) 306 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Essay on 'Lord of the flies" by William Golding.

ading Lord of the Flies, one gets an impression of Golding's pessimistic view on human nature, that humankind is inherently evil. I think that way as well for it is so simple to observe in the novel h ... children, this authority is a grown-up. But in the adult world there is no one to step in and stop humankind from destroying itself. I accept Golding's point of view of how fragile and self-destructi ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American