Essays Tagged: "peace and harmony"

Mind over Matter

ffectively destroying his ego. By doing this, 'durkha,' (pain and suffering), end and one can be at peace and harmony with the world and all who reside in it. A practice that helps monks achieve this ... ed was no longer extremely uncomfortable, focusing the breathing and mind was easier, and I felt at peace which was nice feeling in a usually hectic college day.After trying to emulate the life of a B ...

(5 pages) 133 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Why Canada is a great place to live in

prove that quite easily. It is a place where different races from all around the world can live in peace and harmony. It is my Canada. My home.Canada is probably one of the safest place to be, if you ... ne of the safest place to be, if you're allies with the U.S., but then again it may be not. We're a peaceful country that would rather talk things out than to fight things out. We don't want to fight ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Growing Awareness of Aboriginal Studies

y australia, since time began.aboriginal people had many laws and rules to ensure that they live in peace and harmony with each other and the environment. They live in a close harmony with the land an ...

(1 pages) 50 1 2.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Basic Religion: Short Essay

at no religion in history has ever stopped at that. Some would have you believe that it has brought peace and harmony to the world and that its leaders are motivated by the service of their God. This ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Confucianism.

portant then individual welfare. These teachings by Confucius affected its followers by giving them peace and harmony, happiness. Since there was a great emphasis on education from Confucius's teachin ... unt of respect shown to each other called the golden rule. Respect shown to people greatly enhances peace because people would now consider age and sex before getting into any fights. To Confucius res ...

(2 pages) 174 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Contends that Huxley's vision was not of a utopia, but of a distopia.

unreachable goal. Throughout history, humanity has striven to perfect the world by instilling such peace and harmony into the human race as to reach the consciousness that is a utopia. The unquenchab ... to the human race as to reach the consciousness that is a utopia. The unquenchable desire for world peace; attempts to abolish the use of nuclear, and sometimes all, weapons; total equality; even the ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

'"Utopia" is just a dream.' Discuss.

simple to create utopia -with having everyone equal, everyone educated without greed and crimes but peace and harmony... Then how come all of the past attempts came to only one result -a failure? Utop ... uality among humans, and the major reason for humans to start trying to create utopia was to have a peaceful world with everyone equal and rich. Education is also one of the key points in attempting ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Art of Living: Vipassana Meditation

Everyone seeks peace and harmony, because these are what we lack in our lives. From time to time we all experience ... also becomes irritated, agitated. Certainly this is not the proper way to live.One ought to live at peace with oneself, and at peace with all others. After all, a human being is a social being. He has ... eing is a social being. He has to live in society--to live and deal with others. How are we to live peacefully? How are we to remain harmonious with ourselves, and to maintain peace and harmony around ...

(21 pages) 63 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Best Things in Life Are Free

as a test to see if we were given all these things for free we would become good people and live in peace and harmony. But we don't we take life for granted we think we have paid for life this is why ...

(2 pages) 79 1 2.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Being Muslim in Australia A personal reflection

d the lifestyle. It's a society where people from all over the world have come together and live in peace and harmony. In a subtle environment where every one gets along quite fine, seems as though it ... ough it's Moore's utopia. However, there are many out there in society of whom wish to disturb this peace, this harmony and create cultural and religious differences that ultimately divide society and ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ancient egyptians

believed in many different gods and goddesses. Each one with their own role to play in maintaining peace and harmony across the land.Some gods and goddesses took part in creation, some brought the fl ...

(1 pages) 17 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Portrayal of Women in the Movie (Film), Metropolis

was seen as the nurturer in the film, but also as a sexual object. She was the one who preached for peace and harmony down in the catacombs to the workers. Maria was also the nurturing maternal figure ... he movie, the scene where Rotwang leads Frederson down to the catacombs to watch Maria preach about peace is a direct depiction of the male fear of femininity. This fear comes from Frederson not havin ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

High Society in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitgerald.

y." (13). Much like Miss Baker's own faux composure, Tom and Daisy struggle to maintain an image of peace and harmony.Tom is trapped between two worlds - that of his "family life in East Egg, and that ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Why was the League of Nations doomed to fail?

he world. Although the League of Nations was successful in some of its endeavours to maintain world peace and harmony, the majority of their attempts at creating a new world order were not successful. ... of the "Big Four", only met three or four times a year, which was also insufficient enough to bring peace to the world. The organisation would have been more successful had the nations involved been p ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Explain if the League's actions in Corfu and Bulgaria diminished or improved the League's reputation.

The League of Nations was established as an organisation that would bring peace and harmony to the world, and historians have had mixed views on their success in that respect ... ies. They successfully achieved this aim, and reached their goal of helping the world become a more peaceful place through negotiations. When Italy first invaded Greece on the pretext that the Greeks ...

(5 pages) 702 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Bad Effects of Globalization on Developing Countries

and that it will change world to a better place, where people will live like in a small village in peace and harmony, economists argued that economy of both developing and developed countries will be ...

(7 pages) 137 0 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

United Nations Essay

y doing this they have decided to create a strong and effective organization based on keeping world peace and other international issues.On October 23, 1945, a total of 51 of the world's government jo ... ization called the "United Nations". The United Nations is a global community that settles disputes peacefully and fairly. It is the only international forum in which all nations can be represented. T ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.3 Aug/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Pro's and Con's about living in Utopia

that people will be equal, from color to nationality; there will be no racism. Everything would be peace and harmony.A world like Utopia would be kind of boring for the population, because there woul ...

(2 pages) 3792 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The invasion of poland 1939

countries had some minor disagreements, yet they lived in a nonviolent manner. In 1925 there was a peace treaty signed by the two countries called the Locarno Treaty. They signed another non-aggressi ... 1934. Hitler even early in the year 1939 talked about how Germany and Poland could work together in peace and harmony to make Europe a better place. Yet even in this early time there were people being ...

(16 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

Anarchy

es on some island nations such as Tahiti and Samoa have very few laws, but there is a great deal of peace and harmony because the people voluntarily agree to treat everyone fairly and equally. Laws ar ...

(3 pages) 15 1 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science