Essays Tagged: "personal choice"

The pro's and Con's of Pornography

lling to go and what we are willing to sacrifice in order to preserve free speech and our rights to personal choice.The argument over pornography is not merely the debate over right or wrong, but also ...

(7 pages) 232 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Pornography on the Internet

lly opened.There is a lot of controversy over whether pornography should be on the Internet or not. Personally I could care less whether it was on the Web or not. I do not look at any of it nor will I ... care to. There are some people out there who do choose to look at pornography. I feel that is their personal choice. As long as the person is 18 or over they should be able to stare at pornography on ...

(2 pages) 158 3 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Business Plan, norming and storming factors

he work situation, as in the classroom environment, groups are not normally created on the basis of personal choice or democracy. Many factors including task requirements, skills, time constraints, ec ... tionships.By this phase all the members have their own ideas as to how the product should look, and personal agendas are rampant. We were quite sure by this time that whatever we are going to do is no ...

(4 pages) 236 1 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Do Violent Video Games corrup the Youth? Answerd with both sides view.

we outlaw it also then. Very good response to the question at hand, but some say that smoking is a personal choice and you should know by now that it is going to affect your health and the people pla ...

(2 pages) 162 2 3.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The problem with determinism and the benefits of Taylor's theory of agency. 900 words. Bibilogeraphy

adequate due to the fundamental flaws of determinism and its failure to account for deliberation or personal choice. A superior alternative is offered by what Taylor calls the theory of agency, but is ... the view of making a decision , and secondly regardless of whether I deliberate I sometimes have a personal choice in the decision making process. These criteria are ideal because they are both thing ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Civil Disobedience - A public right or a crime?

freedom from domination, national and civil liberty; in today's world society's whose citizens have personal and political liberties are considered free. But do institutionalized rights guarantee free ... otest and against it.Freedom is a universal ideal. It occurs when there are no restraints placed on personal choice by another individual, state or authority. To be truly free there must also be an ab ...

(9 pages) 440 2 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Unprofessional relationships in the Military.

While personal relationships between Military members may be a personal choice, they become a matter of of ...

(1 pages) 65 0 4.0 Mar/2003

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

Effects of popular music on listeners

in to explore the world around them many are affected by what they choose to listen to. Popular and personal music tastes can play a large part in the shaping of our individual identities. Music can i ... dentities. Music can inspire just about anything by the mood it sets. Musical preference can affect personal choice in clothing, the mood you keep, and in some cases, perhaps even your overall outlook ...

(3 pages) 106 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

How M. Butterfly Uses The Art Of Illusion To Foster Stereotypes Among Its Main Characters.

ies as they are passed down from one generation to the next. However, each individual must make the personal choice whether or not to incorporate these impressions into their own belief system.Stereot ... r Western counterparts. This is an underlining theme in the play, and it affects not only Gallimard personally but his political party as well. (Davis 6)When we observe people as groups and form stere ...

(6 pages) 220 0 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama


world today. That issue is abortion. You have heard the arguments from all sides I am sure. It is a personal choice. It is murder. It is something the government should have no place in. It is somethi ...

(4 pages) 66 3 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


pic, because there are two aspects to this controversy, which I agree to both of them.Abortion is a personal choice and right whether or not she wants to has one. The right to choose to have an aborti ... us is simply a murder. And there is no right for one person to kill another in order to solve their personal, social, or economic problems.Still, there are some circumstances that abortion should be a ...

(2 pages) 157 11 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Critical Issue Analysis: Pornography

repared to go and what we are willing to sacrifice in order to defend free speech and our rights to personal choice. The quarrel over pornography is not simply the question over right or wrong, but al ...

(3 pages) 76 0 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Alcoholism:A Disease or an Addiction?

lic" simply has decided that the benefits of drinking outweigh the liabilities. This is a matter of personal choice. An alcoholic participates in or causes many of their own problems by their behavior ... Alcoholism should not be viewed as a disease, but as an addiction brought about by the alcoholic's personal choices.What is wrong with disease theories as science is that they are tautologies; they a ...

(7 pages) 220 3 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Ralph Ellison in his essay, "An Extravagance of Laughter"

d Trumpet and thought himself Louis Armstrong solos.For Ellison and many other blacks in the south, personal choice (privileges) was something they were lacking. He states, "you lived in a Negro neigh ... communication and behavior is through common rules that must be shared. She mentioned how different personalities interpret a common rule. In her essay, Guaman Poma's unread masterpiece and Benedict A ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Gay couuple the rught to marry

enting adults. It is about sharing, love, trust, and legal status. Two adults who make this private personal choice to form a life-long commitment should not be denied the right to marry just because ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

John Stuart Mill - "On Liberty": "The Liberty of Action."

ollows similar principles of freedom. I believe that John Stuart Mill was considerably more open to personal choice than we are nowadays, moreover, he would be very likely to disagree with some of the ... e "less important" actions. For example, a person is considered to be perfectly capable of deciding personal relationships or career interests. What is, however, completely unacceptable, is the decisi ...

(4 pages) 60 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Should a Deep Ecologist be a Vegetarian?

logist should have any ascetic or nutritional motivations for becoming a vegetarian, unless it is a personal choice with no relation to deep ecology. Deep ecology does not encourage a healthy, nutriti ... omnivore. Deep ecology does not promote vegetarianism as an important tenet but rather leaves it to personal choice.While many deep ecology supporters are also vegetarians or vegans, they do not accep ...

(8 pages) 84 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Critically consider the argument that sport is primarily an individual act

essionalization. Nevertheless, sport consumption is depending on consumer requiring, based upon the personal choice. That means is an individual personal act.This essay will try to explore this compli ... that consumer culture seem to be an individual act. Then, it will argue that consuming sport is an personal activity, and it also based upon the individual choice.2. Consumer cultureConsume seem to b ...

(11 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Drunk Driving

driving is illegal in every state. At that time the political atmosphere defined crime in terms of personal choice and individual responsibility. It is not only illegal, but unsafe to operate an auto ...

(3 pages) 46 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Term Paper on China

uadrupled. For much of the population, living standards have improved dramatically and the room for personal choice has expanded, yet political controls remain tight.GeographyChina is located in Easte ...

(4 pages) 144 1 4.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays