Essays Tagged: "ism"

What is Taoism?

itself. It existed before Heaven and earth, and indeed for all eternity. The following was what Taoism is to Hua-Ching Ni, a Taoist. Taoism is also pronounced Dow-ism. Taoism is China's oldest native ... 's oldest native religion. Among many Chinese schools of "thought" it is second to that of Confucianism. Tao or Dao means "way". In order to obtain it, one must "do nothing". Nothing strained, artific ...

(3 pages) 207 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The soul. Open Letter of Apology

re all at fault for breeding hate, ignorance, and worst of all any known and/or association to an --ism. Should we all band as one and focus on a better future or let the mind fester in its own propag ... o my best and stick to my own corner. I am not a vegan, but I do have respect for every living organism: animal or plant, and I try to educate as many people as can on many topics as possible. The und ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

you don?t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.?2) ?You shouldn?t believe in an ?ism,? an ism in my opinion is not good. (Ism = racism, prejudism et cetera) You should only believe ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.7 May/2003

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

The Definition and History of McCarthyism: Analysis of Joseph McCarthy's Political Ethics.

The Definition and History of McCarthyismToday, there are many opinions regarding the term McCarthyism and what it really means. To get an ... word, I looked in the dictionary to find its most accepted meaning. It read as follows: "Mc*Car*thy*ism n. The practice of publicizing accusations of political disloyalty or subversion with insufficie ... result of these influences was a "witch-hunt and anti-communist hysteria known as McCarthyism" ( . McCarthy's political chaos and accusations was originally targeted ...

(2 pages) 92 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Classism: The Unspoken Ism upper class vs lower classes current state in America and how it effects the people who live under these conditions and possibly, what we could do about it.

Classism: The Unspoken IsmWe have all heard of and discussed racism, sexism, homophobia and many other fo ... can you do?So what causes this perpetual hell? I believe it is an effect of our well trained capitalism. In our society we have been brought up to think that you always can work your way out of a bad ... mothers" having kids for tax breaks. They refuse to create job programs in the name of "anti-socialism". They refuse to assist with day care expenses, drug rehabilitation, and career re-training prog ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Power point presentation on racism

Definition of Racismrac*ism n (1936) 1 : a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities ... up her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AlabamaCauses of segregationMedia examples of racismWhat is racism?The holding of derogatory social attitudes or cognitive beliefs towards members of ... fs towards members of a particular group on the account of their membership to that groupWhat is racism?The ICERD (International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination) de ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

To kill a Mockingbird. Themes (ignorance)

compared to the mean coldness of Mr.Ewell. Ignorance shows itself in many different ways such as racism, sexism, and class- ism. Jem and Scout are sheltered from the world and all it's evilness ... y into adult hood. When they are attacked by Mr. Ewell (the most racist man in town), it is like racism came crashing down on them when he attacked them. they lose their ignorance on that long journey ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Feminist Ideals in Latin American literature and history

that is deeply engrained in the consciousness of Latin people. It is commonly referred to as marianismo, or "Mary-ism" referring to the idea that women must reflect the Catholic ideal of the Virgin M ... g to the idea that women must reflect the Catholic ideal of the Virgin Mary. This combined with machismo; an ideology that supposes men rigidly defines males' roles in the culture, served to be a grea ...

(7 pages) 139 0 4.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

People Skills in the Digital Age Social Engineering and Owning the Box

in the Digital AgeSocial Engineering and Owning the BoxAka "Alathea"Theory of Information Systems, ISM 21515JUL2004People Skills in the Digital Age:Social Engineering and Owning the BoxI once worked ... y, that of the technically talented nomadic loner, or the social misfit bent on some sort of hacktivism. Most of them were extremely intelligent people with few others to share their knowledge. A few ...

(10 pages) 119 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Shinto as the Way of Gods

ese people and as old as Japan herself. Shinto is the main religion of Japanese people besides Buddhism. Shinto is rooted in the beliefs and traditions of Japanese nation. Shinto has no script like Ch ... ot have a founder. It only has a very loosely-organized priesthood. We can not regard Shinto as an 'ism' indeed it's only a teaching. We can say that it's the all-pervading way. 'Kami' means God or de ...

(8 pages) 86 0 2.3 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Metternich Versus Liberalism

three-headed monster. I asked this detestable creature what it called itself. It said its name was "Ism." I asked what it wanted and it said: "Simple, I want to be free." "Free from what?" I inquired. ... ou, of course," it said gesturing towards Alexander and myself."Oh I get it," I said realizing what Ism now stood for. "Can't you see what your ideals of liberalism, nationalism and romanticism are do ...

(3 pages) 753 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Midnight's Children" by Salman Rushdie as a Post-Colonial Novel

ause postmodern andpostcolonial agendas collide in different respects. In what ways is post_colonialismsimilar to or different _m postmodernism?Postcolonialism, like postmodernism, is a critique of mo ... imilar to or different _m postmodernism?Postcolonialism, like postmodernism, is a critique of modernism. But unlikepostmodernism,it attacks modernism from a post-colonial angle. While postmodernism is ...

(6 pages) 43 0 0.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Political Ideologies

is a belief system that society can be improved by following certain doctrines; usually ending in ?-ism?. The funny thing to me about ideologies is that many of them sound the same, yet the meaning be ... o ideologies, what would the world be like today??. There are nine major ideologies: classic liberalism, modern liberalism, classic conservatism, modern conservatism, Marxist socialism, social democra ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Between the Middle Ages and the Enlightenment the rise of

ding well into the future, that influence continues to the present day. The first important "ism" of the period was Conservatism, a reactionary philosophy supporting monarchy and the old ways. ... old ways. Championed by Edmund Burke, as a result of the horror of the French Revolution, Conservatism argued for a prudent and gradual change of society. Essentially, Conservatism stated life was ou ...

(3 pages) 449 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


a magical, exciting power and a 'tingling sense of coming fruition.' The young Leo was full of optimism at the start of the century. Then we are reminded of the current Leo's feelings, how the magic o ... o's feelings, how the magic of those symbols were 'no longer potent' for him. He has lost that optimism due to the events earlier in his life.The young Leo was not looking at the negative side of life ...

(5 pages) 1953 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Intellectual life among the Ismailis: An Overview

he paper under review is an academic work, written by Farhad Dafatry, Daftary an eminent scholar in Ismaili historiography and their thoughts, has wrote several books on Ismailis, their history and Id ... ions in Islam?, is also edited by Dafatry himself.This piece of work aimed to synthesize aspects of Ismailis in the realm of intellectual traditions and their contribution in the development of Islami ...

(4 pages) 1336 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Malaysia's Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act.

r Malaysia's'Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act'.Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (ISM)-leading working group (WG 10) has a vision that could be summarized as:'payment in the construc ... n interests through adjudication.Adjudicators are not allowed to withdraw from the process or call dismissing the adjudication process. We know there is possibility that (like what had happened in UK) ...

(8 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays