Essays Tagged: "Infinity"

Describe the structure of the Real Number System, defining each type of number which it comprises and making clear the relationship between them.

1, 2, 3, 4 etc.These are called the 'Natural numbers', and can be placed on a number line from 1to infinity. The natural numbers, in order, are always 1 whole number larger orsmaller than the next.Wh ...

(8 pages) 98 0 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

News Papers.

d and fifteen million news papers produced in the United States alone. That number is multiplied by infinity as you circle the globe. Four newspapers that I have chosen to read are; "The Barnet and Po ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Hinduism; a basic overview of this eastern religion and philosophy.

stened spirits, whose greatness lies in what they are and not in what they do: men who have stamped infinity on the thought and life of the country. To a world given over to the pursuit of power and p ...

(8 pages) 339 0 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

A matter of Life and Death

here is no death. The materialist sees life in terms of mechanics, the mystic sees life in terms of infinity in which all things are possible but nothing is provable.Some people like to avoid the subj ...

(28 pages) 142 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


n in a single glance, harnasing the basic power of relativityI saw god wading the swirling pools of infinityAs our entities merge:all life rewinds in divisionfinally melting into the first bacterium o ... first bacterium of lifethen finally melting away into darknessAll things are one on either side of infinitythe seed, the corpseI saw god split in two, the beings join hands:a life of balance is a lif ...

(1 pages) 59 3 4.7 Jul/2004

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

The Quantum of Continuity

The problem of continuum versus discreteness seems to be related to the issue of infinity and finiteness. The number of points in a line served as the logical floodgate which led to ...

(8 pages) 43 0 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The cosmological argument for the existence of God.

it is moved be itself moved, then this also must needs be moved by another. But his cannot go on to infinity, because then there would be no first mover and subsequently no other mover. Therefore it i ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Discuss Bazin's idea that 'realism in art can only be achieved through artifice'. What are the implications for film of his approach? Make reference to films in your answers.

mage of an asymptote, a curve which gradually approaches a straight line but which meets it only at infinity will automatically conjures up in my mind. By that asymptote Bazin actually means a images ...

(6 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Love poem and a poem on "Black Oppression".

Black And WhiteIn this infinity of darkness,Hidden in deserts of death,Lies a speck, a grain of meaning,We live single mome ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.7 Dec/2006

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

Jazz Essay Questions

What Toni Morrison most likely writes about is the black people's idiosyncrasy that causes them infinity of problems. She understands that there's indeed a difference between black and white peopl ...

(6 pages) 824 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Commentary On Sciences And Space

cience about things which cannot be directly experienced, such as black holes, human evolution, and infinity. Scientists may believe in these theories because they serve as the best explanation to dat ... ation for all the fossils found and is the best explanation to date. No one has ever reached infinity. You can try counting to infinity, but you keep counting and counting. Even if you had coun ...

(1 pages) 345 0 1.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pascal's Rational Equation

lieving in God, says Pascal, one should believe because belief yields the highest expected utility: infinity.Pascal's argument does seem completely rational. Pascal believes his argument should sway a ... ll remains infinite. If I do not believe in God and he does exist, the expected utility is negative infinity. If I do not believe in God and he doesn't exist, I gain the highest finite expected utilit ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Elasticity of Demand

re price elastic or price inelastic?Along any straight-line demand curve, elasticity decreases from infinity to zero. In the range of the demand curve where elasticity is more than one, decreasing pri ...

(3 pages) 223 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

William Blake - Life of a Lunatic

“To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour” (“Blake, William”), these ...

(11 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Pascals wager

finite number of chances of losing.... This leaves only one choice open, in any game that involves infinity, where there is not an infinite number of chances of losing to set against the chances of w ...

(6 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The first cause

inite past. According to his Summa Theologica, Aquinas reasons that "…this cannot go back to infinity. If it did, there would be no first cause of change and, consequently, no other causes of c ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Lesson From Hizb Al-Tahrir

not relate this to reality even though this is found my mathematical reasoning, also the concept of infinity is apt to be discussed here. What is infinity? It could be described, as be unlimited/limit ... ? Because as we have said that this would mean that the universe has a infinite character to it and infinity has the curious aspect to it that all its attributes are infinite so by virtue of there bei ...

(10 pages) 736 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Price, Income and Cross Elasticity of Demand

percentage change in quantity demanded price elasticity of demand will be a number between -1 and - infinity and the product is said to be 'elastic' such as the product used in the example above.If th ...

(6 pages) 106 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Office Databases

ing, pay role, and much more, (, 2006). Without the use of databases, work will take infinity longer to accomplish. If the database did not exist, we would have to revert to paperwork, ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Evil and Suffering

at punishment for our sins? No. "Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, and shares the nature of infinity"� William Wordsworth wrote. Let me underline this phrase "shares the nature of infin ... 533; William Wordsworth wrote. Let me underline this phrase "shares the nature of infinity". God is infinity and infinity is God. Thus, suffering comes not from God, but from something that shares his ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity