Essays Tagged: "last resort"

Martin Luther King said people have a responsibility to disobey unjust laws.

iating with authorities andgovernment officials many times, however, they were not successful. As a last resort, theydisobeyed the unethical laws, and I feel that was the right thing for them to do. T ... at could help you getit back don't want to help you, then I feel it is okay to disobey the law as a last resort. InBirmingham, they had already tried negotiating, however unsuccessfully, so they rebel ...

(3 pages) 121 2 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The Night Before

ng modern art. This was too complex to relate to and too late at night to try and understand it. My last resort was Beethoven's ninth. It has inspired me in many ways so I played it. It was 47 minutes ... here would still be time for me to sleep for several minutes. But then just before I was typing the last part of this sentence, the alarm rang and it was time for me to prepare to fail your first majo ...

(2 pages) 12 1 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Just War Theory and the Views of Woodrow Wilson

the use of military action is justifiable. Just war theory says that war should be waged only as a last resort, and all diplomatic, and non-violent options should be tried before a country engages in ... t exactly the first point of Just war theory in his war address. "A just war can only be waged as a last resort. All non-violent options must be exhausted before the use of force can be justified." He ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Ethan frome

poverty nor physical suffering could have put there". We are led to feel pity for the man who, as a last resort, married Zeena, in an "unsuccessful attempt to escape the silence, isolation, and loneli ... wn to her youthful energy, as, "the pure air, and the long summer hours in the open, give life and elasticity to her". To Ethan, Mattie is like "a window that has caught the sunset"; Her effect on him ...

(4 pages) 926 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


Cicero whose work On Duties would further elucidate the theory of the just war. Cicero saw war as a last resort, which had definable rules and participants. He would add also to his theories that inte ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


er, the little metal that snatches the life right out of the living soul. I understood this was the last resort I put it in coat looked down to see if it looked like I had anything. It looked fine. I ...

(1 pages) 336 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


a college scholarship, his physical strength. With the scouting date getting near, he turns to his last resort, the use of performance enhancing drugs, such as anabolic steroids. Not thinking of the ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Alone In A Crowded Room

o so. When she tries to talk to them and teach them, they run away from her and block her out. As a last resort, she seeks out the man she entered The Valley with, only to find that he has forsaken hi ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Wars on the U.S. This will explore the War on

d at closely and determined if both were a just war. In order for a war to be just it has to be the last resort. They must have tried all peaceful options before war is started. It also has to be wage ... ities.It wasn?t until February 24 at 4 a.m. the first grounds attack was launched. This attack only lasted four days. The ground forces were sent to destroy bridges, highways, water filtration systems ...

(5 pages) 433 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Women: Eighteenth Century and Today

today women are free to divorce if they feel it is necessary. The women's rights advances over the last 300 years have been truly remarkable.During the eighteenth century married women's lives revolv ... not have mattered in many cases of happy marriages but in unhappy marriages this means not even to last resort exit of divorce could save a woman from a bond she no longer wants to be a part of. Chud ...

(2 pages) 729 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Trade unions: What they are. Arguments for and against. Affects of changing government. developments. etc

stralian workforce. Latest union membership figures show around 25% of them are in unions. Over the last two years union membership numbers increased by 24,500 members a year. Union membership current ... members.3) For trade unions:-Give power to call strikes against employers. A strike is usually the last resort of a trade union, but when negotiations have proved unsuccessful, a strike may be the on ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Argumentative Essay In Favor of Euthanasia

agony and choose the only other alternative. Unlike what some people think, euthanasia is used as a last resort and is only meant for people who face an imminent death. It is not meant "to kill", but ... s the right to die with dignity, as soon as the suffering comes to a decision to shorten his or her last days or weeks in order to end the unbearable pain, the society should accept it and do everythi ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology

n be used as evidence in court. However, critical to law enforcement; stun guns should be used as a last resort. Let us examine some of the issues that contain some validity to arguments for the conti ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

John Stuart Mill: Representation's importance and pitfalls

eally best form of government is that in which the sovereignty, or supreme controlling power in the last resort, is vested in the entire aggregate of the community; every citizen not only having a voi ...

(5 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Many Outlooks of Euthanasia

letter requesting her husband and judge to reconsider. Euthanasia should only be legal if it's the last resort or the patient asks for it.Euthanasia is a form of abandonment according to Brian Pollar ... oblem. So if you feel like dieing remember this. "You matter because you are you. You matter to the last moment of your life, and we will do all we can, not only to help you die peacefully, but also t ...

(9 pages) 32 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues