Essays Tagged: "self preservation"

Locke's State of Nature, good for notes , and presentations.

re. The equality in the state of nature prohibits the harming of ourselves and other's. The duty of self-preservation leads to the obligation we have to pretect other's. Equality permits that every pe ...

(1 pages) 99 3 2.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Antigone: Political Authority

ndividual acts out of a fear of consequences of disobedience and in accordance with the desdire for self-preservation. Political Authority results from a belief in the moral correctness of the organiz ... e executed to ensure political community's stability, the community need act unjustly to preserve itself and thereby can have no moral authority. Ultimately, the suggestion is, as in Antigone, that po ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Who was to blame for the Cold War?

fault, due to the differences in the capitalist and communist ideologies. It was only the need for self-preservation that had caused the two countries to sink their differences temporarily during the ... s, but the U.S. was not expanding its empire -- the Soviet Union was. Whether the expansion was for self-preservation, or whether it was merely imperialistic expansion, is relatively immaterial. What ...

(6 pages) 268 1 4.3 Jun/1994

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Is face-to-face (F2F) communication necessary for the expression of emotions? What effects have the use of SMS on the development and maintenance of relationships today?

nd maintenance of relationships today? Can one express themselves via SMS or is it merely an act of self-preservation? Firstly the difference between expression and communication shall be outlined in ... . This dichotomy can be applied to the terminology of expression and communication. Communication itself is solely discursive whilst expression is both discursive and presentational. Actual print in t ...

(4 pages) 120 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Toni Morrison's "Beloved"

d Sethe are still enslaved, not only by continuing societal prejudices, but also their own need for self-preservation. A major part of that self-preservation is maintaining their hard-sought emancipat ... his need for Sethe's too-thick love; consequently, he wrestles with the knowledge that allowing himself to love her would mean risking what is left of his strength and risking his license to roam. Pa ...

(6 pages) 131 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Racial concerns in, "Cry, the Beloved Country", by Alan Paton.

the man who Ablsom had killed. This story is about serching for truth, hope, friendship and caring, self-preservation, racial discrimination, and racial concerns about the for black people. Most of th ... thor Jarvis's essay. Thus, Cry, the Beloved Country demonstrates South Africa's difficulty lying in self-preservation rather than in progress toward racial equality.First, racial concerns could be dep ...

(6 pages) 86 1 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"The Crucible" by Joseph Conrad.

anting spells, characters such as Tituba and Abigail Williams accuse others of witchcraft for their self-preservation. Capitalizing on this newly acquired power, Abby's self-preservation transforms in ... als such as Thomas Putnam endanger the lives of others simply to satisfy their insatiable greed and self-interest. As a result, the accusers in the witchcraft trials become the embodiment of sin, fed ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Anasazi Mystery" essay deals with ability/inability to adapt to the environment

nsuming, and labor intensive; so most people spent their whole lives performing tasks necessary for self-preservation.The Anasazi tribe is a good example of both survival success and failure. This tri ...

(7 pages) 66 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Eviline

ory by James Joyce, is about a young girl (Eviline) who is never beaten, but "she sometimes felt herself in danger of her father's violence" (Joyce 4). She faces two choices in the story of which she ... can remember. It is an emotion like no other, a mental state that can make a person do anything for self-preservation. Although the story never specifically says Eviline is afraid to leave home and go ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Leaving a Legacy

.m.2/20/2004Lawrence WelshLeaving a LegacyPrivate 1st Class Richard Dominguez wasn't thinking about self-preservation on that November day 35 years ago. Within his field of vision were several critica ... ould let you do that."ILOG 3During the progressive movement of the late Sixties, Dominguez found himself separated from many on his views of the war. The veteran shared with me why he enlisted in a ti ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Self-Injury- There is an alternative

ng deliberately harmed themselves The Western Australian Child Health Survey found similar rates of self-harm with 7.5 per cent of young people 12 to 16 years reporting that they had tried to harm the ... g people 12 to 16 years reporting that they had tried to harm themselves in the previous six months.Self-injury is a self-preservation technique for many cutters, the self-mutilation relieves anxiety ...

(9 pages) 70 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Chilvalry in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

ven the most noble of knights has his faults. Gawain is forced to face a serious conflict within himself between his desire for self-preservation, his courtly obligations, and his responsibilities as ... ntention is to seduce Gawain, which he quickly becomes aware of. He has to keep her at bay, keep himself from adulterous thoughts, and maintain knightly protocol. At the end of their conversation, she ...

(5 pages) 63 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Who is to blame for the Cold War?

fault, due to the differences in the capitalist and communist ideologies. It was only the need for self-preservation that had caused the two countries to sink their differences temporarily during the ... s, but the U.S. was not expanding its empire -- the Soviet Union was. Whether the expansion was for self-preservation, or whether it was merely imperialistic expansion, is relatively immaterial. What ...

(6 pages) 42 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The case against Martha Stewart surrounded her sale of shares in ImClone Systems Inc., Had she acted responsibly?

time. Her actions after getting the news that she could lose thousands of dollars were a matter of self preservation. For those that states it's all about the money; I ask, why then does a billionair ... d theirs have not even scheduled. Why is America so eager to get the woman into court? She saved herself a measly $40,000 from trading her stock. That is pocket changed compared to what the men in the ...

(6 pages) 121 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Relevance of "Night" in Today's Society

ity at its worst through several events. People engage in inhumanity when they're under stress, for self-preservation, while facing the fragile nature of humanity. These understandings we accumulated ... ..calm themselves and to recover their own breath" (23). One might ask, "What is the limit to one's selfishness?" but in a situation like this, how can you not be so selfish? You might have heard peop ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Night" by Elie Wiesel: Elie once said that whoever witnesses an atrocity and does nothing to stop is just as guilty as the one committing it. Write whether you agree or disagree with this statement

their own lives, people cannot be blamed for their most fundamental and primitive instinct which is self preservation.Elie Wiesel experienced a lot of pain and suffering during the Holocaust, but the ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dulc Et Decorum Est

efense of a tribe, community, or nation requires that some people reject their natural instinct for self-preservation and be willing to sacrifice life or limb. Thus pride and patriotism are born, and ...

(1 pages) 408 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Endangered Species

we have a moral duty to save endangered species.Furthermore, saving endangered species is a kind of self-preservation to human. We have to realize that all species are living in an intricate ecosystem ... tion for such a standard. Accordingly, what makes more sense is to decide based on our own economic self-interest. In other words, the more money and jobs it would cost to save a certain species, the ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"The Prince" by Niccolo Machiavelli

airs of government are viewed through a military lens, because the ultimate goal of a government is self-preservation; military defense, diplomacy, and geography.Machiavelli believes that security cou ... time of absolute government, when countries were ruled by one leader. It seems as if one applied himself to these principles and followed them perfectly, he would have no trouble keeping his sovereignty unquestioned.

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The crucible 2

say will explore the motives of characters within the play and even the motives of Arthur Miller himself and therefore show how conflict stems from certain recognisable human failings including those ... e believed he was being persecuted where ever he went", and calling Reverend Hale in an attempt for self-preservation "….if you trafficked with spirits in the forest I must know it now, for sur ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama