Essays Tagged: "know the truth"

Critical Thinking - Term Notes

The Starting Point.The unexamined life is not worth living - SocratesKnow Thyself - Oracle at DelphiSomething to think aboutWould you rather know the truth; how things r ... answer?-giving reasons-something you are either ?born with? or notMind or Brain?-last 20 years: ?we know 1% of what there is to know about the brain? (T. Buzan)-2 upper brains, not one-Sperry and Orns ... feelings can co-exist with critical thinking in ways that are natural and helpful-self-awareness ? ?know thyself?Basic Critical Thinking ActivitiesInvestigation: finding evidence that is both relevant ...

(7 pages) 641 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


the past fifty and hopefully not another fifty years. It isnot a hoax or false claim, but rather a known event that is thoroughly documented. It isthe objective here is to summarize the details of th ... s of the events and interviews of that event,affirm the right of all people throughout the world to know the truth about what occurred,and propose a course of action that will allow the truth to emerg ...

(19 pages) 108 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Book report of Black Like Me that I did for Accelerated History class. An extensive overview of the book.

He was middle aged and living in Mansfield, Texasat the time of publication in 1960. His desire to know if Southern whiteswere racist against the Negro population of the Deep South, or if theyreally ... t,neither race really knew what it was like for the other. Due to this,Griffin felt the only way to know the truth was to become a black man andtravel through the South. His trip was financed by the i ...

(6 pages) 172 1 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Truth About Physics and Religion

n and in the statements made by physicists. Furthermore, I will show thatonly physicists can really know the truth of physics, and only religious followerscan know the truth of that religion; everyone ... physics to his ownsatisfaction. Likewise, only those who become serious followers of a religioncan know the truths of that religion. In both cases, everyone else must take itall on faith.Another way ...

(5 pages) 97 2 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Plato's "trial and death of socrates", Explains socrates view of self-examination (meditation) as the path to knowledge.

Knowledge as Self-ExaminationSocrates had an important point to make when he said," I do not think I ... aminationSocrates had an important point to make when he said," I do not think I know what I do not know." This was the reason why Socrates believed himself wiser than the wise men of Athens. This was ... nly reason Socrates was wiser than the other men considered wise in Athens. Socrates knew he didn't know something if he had no knowledge of it; where as, the men considered wise thought that they kne ...

(4 pages) 251 0 3.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

what peer pressure is how it affects us

from my older brothers and sisters. I was the one that my parentsalways came to when they wanted to know the truth as to what happened.One day my parents left the house and told us do not go outside w ... outside jumping the fence . I feltso thrilled and happy to be outside with my brothers and sisters, knowing wewere going to play together. As I jumped down from the fence and landedI felt scared becau ...

(2 pages) 101 1 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Truth from Plaro and the Nietzsche's perspectives.

nd questions arise on further,when trying to understand the meaning of truth, whether people really know the truth and how we can reach the real truth or what the motive for truth is.Those questions h ... t to make effort to give up what we are acccustomated .When you are looking at mere appearances you know what you're looking for and everday seeing of things is quite easy.Thus, education is hard orie ...

(6 pages) 122 0 1.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The 3 revelations that Holden Caulfield comes to in "Catcher in the rye".

.B. asked me what I thought about all this stuff I just finished telling you about...If you want to know the truth, I don't know what I think about it." (p 213) By the end of the novel, I don't think ... ing her ride the carousel he comes to understand the importance of allowing people to 'fall.' So we know he isn't sticking around to necessarily protect anybody, I think he just comes to understand th ...

(3 pages) 54 2 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

I need help with this essay, read the end to understand

This is only a rough draft of what I had started on.And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. (John 8:32)Why warn at all?The first issu ... case pertains to the duty to warn. The attending presumably agrees that the patient has a right to know about her diagnosis, but also believes that because (a) the patient probably already knows of t ... believe there is a duty to warn irrespective of whose patient Mrs Scott is. If the patient already knows she has syphilis, I doubt she will be upset at having someone go to the trouble of contacting ...

(6 pages) 137 1 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Fad Diets and how they are harmful to your health.

Have you ever tried a fad diet? Then you know the truth. Fad diets are never a good idea no matter which one you choose. Fad diets don't have ... other words, the body does not understand that the dieter is simply trying to lose fat and does not know if and when it will be fed again. This holds true for grapefruit, celery and cabbage soup diets ...

(4 pages) 332 2 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

We had to propose a declaration of any kind for an area in which we are interested in.

ews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." Christians believe that the Lord gave his lone s ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Drama- Argue the case that 'Journeys End' should still be staged today

ch of momentum, enjoying the victory of the War and a peaceful land, and by 1928 they were ready to know the truth.For those who see it today, however, it would not only teach them about war and how o ... You're always the same"; but Trotter reveals the real distress and misery, saying: "How little you know". This tells us that inside, Trotter was the same as all the other men. He was still enduring t ...

(8 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Downfall of the Hero, Oedipus Rex

e from the very beginning. He is this way because he was never educated about his past. He does not know the truth about where he came from or who his real parents are. He is in a way ignorant to his ... therefore he cannot help being blind in this way.When he meets the men at the crossroad he does not know that the old man that he killed for whipping him was his father. As far as he knew, his father ...

(4 pages) 81 1 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

"You Shall Know the Truth and the Truth Shall Set You Free"

henever the truth finally comes out about something, it usually is shocking to a person. "You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free." Is that the truth, or will the truth only cause pa ... opened to realize that the real reason for Christmas was the birth of Jesus.Another example of how knowing the truth can set you free also deals with the fact of how we are told as children that a pe ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The trench system- The truth and comparison to propaganda

I'm Rob McIvor an investigative journalist for The Modern New. As you all know or suspect the current war situation is thought of to be buttered up by the government in attem ... nd most reliable way-By visiting the western front my self so you and I will finally and rightfully know the truth Its 5:30 pm on the 23rd December 1915. The view across the western front was i ... hes being put on again a man's body heat had hatched them out., lice also carried disease. This was known as pyrexia or trench fever. The first symptoms were shooting pains in the shins and were follo ...

(7 pages) 21 0 3.5 Jun/2004

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

Crest of the Green Leaf: Entry Three

MonthI am in shock. Mother is dead, and Father is dying. The doctors say it was an accident, but I know the truth. They were poisoned.The day started out beautifully. I awoke early, and dressed in a ... rents. We were both excited that we'd have time to spend together as a family, but we couldn't have known that our lives would soon be in danger.Two hours later, we were halfway to our picnic spot, wh ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Texas Government

o camps may seem that far apart, in many ways they are closer together than either side wishes to acknowledge. The public symbolic displays of opposition, mud-slinging, righteousness and disgust with ... . The public hears the forcefulness and clamorous words intended for it, while in private these men know the truth, that there is more gray than Black or White; more middle ground than Up or Down; mor ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Comments on Nathaniel Hawthorne's Young Goodman Brown

in the forestGoodman Brown's aspect is that he endures, has a goal, and has a guide, but he doesn't know the truth about his fellow townspeople and wants to learn the truth so badly.However the forest ... ever the forest is the place of dark realities, so it has to be evil and strange jungle as everyone knows.

(1 pages) 33 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ery society, a hot topic that can cause rioting between leaders and their followers. People hate to know the truth; they hate to follow the right path. Human are heartless, why is it that they love ig ...

(4 pages) 81 5 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The dropping of the atomic bombs on japan, right or wrong?

ere are many arguments as to whether it should or should not have happened but we will never really know the truth as we can not go into the heads of Truman and his advisors or Suzuki the Japanese Pri ...

(12 pages) 186 2 5.0 Jul/2005

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