Essays Tagged: "sense of the world"

Here Comes Everyone:The gathering of people on the internet.

ranger and more interesting that we would ever guess from magazines, books and broadcast media. Our sense of the world is altered and, oddly enough, in an optimistic direction.Two simple-seeming devic ... condemned it.Some call the Net "democratic." It is certainly empowering and political, but in a new sense. People are not using the net to vote on issues (though they may soon) or to elect representat ...

(2 pages) 64 1 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Star wars generic core explanation.

People naturally make sense of the world by "simplifying" it. They are constantly and subconsciously classifying and group ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Educational Research: Strenghs and Weaknesses

nalyze reality. These ways of knowing are commonly referred to as epistemologies which help us make sense of the world in which we live. Epistemological theories attempt to address the perception of r ... quantitative investigators, while claiming to maintain strict objectivity, unwittingly make common-sense judgments that add a sense of arbitrariness to the quantitative approach. This can be seen, fo ...

(13 pages) 1052 2 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Comparison of Love in the stories, "The Darling" by Anton Chekhov, and "Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

tzgerald both revolve around love. Olenka in "The Darling" and Dexter in "Winter Dreams", both make sense of the world around them through love. However in the case of Olenka, love is a means of havin ... tovalov she was completely devoted to his world and considered theatres a nuisance.Olenka derived a sense of the world through love. For instance, when she was married to Pustovalov, all of a sudden, ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Anne SextonA Life of Drama, Joy, and Poetry

as an excellent poet; she was both inspirational and brutally honest. Sexton's poems present a true sense of the world, not the sugar- coated version usually heard. She touched on subjects that were c ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Critically examine sociological explanations for the emergence and growth of religious sects in an apparently secular society.

roversy. Throughout History, humanity has formed secret societies and secular groups to try to make sense of the world. Most of the time, their strong beliefs have sprung from dissatisfaction with mai ... h religions such as Islam where religious beliefs still have a strong hold over social life.In this sense, sects have more restrictions and commitments then for example the Church of England.Sects are ...

(22 pages) 118 1 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Conflicts over place

eaning and thereby, rights to control their use or future. This is all centred on the concept of a 'sense of place', where particular places hold significance and meanings for people thus being import ... . While some people might feel that some of their characteristics are linked with certain places. A sense of place is important in making sense of the world around us giving us feelings of belonging t ...

(8 pages) 65 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

"All in The Family" Cultural Representation of the 1970's in America

the mom and the children following his ultimate say, but with "Leave it to Beaver" there was little sense of the world past their own family. "The Andy Griffith Show" gave us a look into the 1960's by ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Assessment Techniques in Primary Science.

Science education provides a way of making sense of the world, of 'responding to those 'why?' questions that children have in a meaningful way' ... vely from teachers or other sources' (Harlen, 2004, p6). A learner must use past experience to make sense of new ones. Ideas to begin to explain new experience must be tested out, sometimes mentally, ...

(10 pages) 172 0 4.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Perceptions of the world

nd the idea of 'perception'. Perception refers to the interpretation of what we take in through our senses, in terms of optical illusions this means our eyes. Optical illusions occur because our brain ... s our eyes. Optical illusions occur because our brains our trying to interpret what we see and make sense of the world around us. Optical illusions simply trick our brains into seeing things which may ...

(2 pages) 54 1 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

'Patterns' A short documentary by Kirsten Sheridan.

have difficulties with everyday social interactions, learning disabilities and difficulty in making sense of the world. Kirsten Sheridan found an interest in this and chose to portray it in a brief do ... te opposite, in bright and vivid colours to show that he is a typical 8 year old. This gives us the sense that Tommy is unlike everyone else. This helps us distinguish who is autistic. Also Tommy’ ...

(5 pages) 11 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Dismissal Of Absolutes

y embracing religion the cold irrationality of our society may be ignored. Science attempts to make sense of the world but the true irrationality of the universe lies within the human mind. A commitme ... s of meditation no less than the gloomy joys of self hatred, he who despises law, virtue and common sense, is nevertheless captive to the bourgeoisie and cannot escape it"(Hesse Steppenwolf page 53). ...

(3 pages) 354 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Dismissal Of Absolutes

y embracing religion the cold irrationality of our society may be ignored. Science attempts to make sense of the world but the true irrationality of the universe lies within the human mind. A commitme ... s of meditation no less than the gloomy joys of self hatred, he who despises law, virtue and common sense, is nevertheless captive to the bourgeoisie and cannot escape it"(Hesse Steppenwolf page 53). ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Early Childhood

According to Piaget, Jhena is in the pre-operational stage. During this stage children try to make sense of the world. They test thoughts with reality on a daily basis and do not appear to be able to ... ng the hot grits, she told her mother to look at the steam coming off the hot grits, trying to make sense of the reason why they were hot. Piaget also describes this stage as being able to hold a conv ...

(5 pages) 79 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

George Orwell's 1984.

6;s desperate search for knowledge, his inability to just take life as it comes. His desire to make sense of the world, past and present, is what causes him to commit his first outward act of thoughtc ...

(4 pages) 5 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thesis paper on autism

oved or disturbed.If someone has autism, his or her brain has trouble with an important job: making sense of the world. Every day, your brain interprets the sights, sounds, smells, and other sensation ...

(11 pages) 136 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What am I like?

-renewal. Idealists do not abound, being as few as 8% and nor more than 10% of the population."In a sense, solitude is always accompanied with me. I can feel it now and again as well. But I don't thin ... truly believe that good can eventually happen out of all things, and think that it's a strangeMake sense of the world using inner valuesFocus on personal growth and the growth of othersThink of thems ...

(2 pages) 384 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Experiment In Ethnomethodology

Ethnomethodology is a sociological discipline which examines the ways which people make sense of the world around them, show this understanding to others, and produce the social environmen ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Margaret Atwood; Cat's Eye Analysis- Refraction and Self

"Our commonsense explanations of the world and ourselves are problematised by Atwood through her novel. Nothing ... t, paying particular attention to the techniques and narrative elements used to show this.Our commonsense explanations of the world are based on the absolutes in our lives. Ways of seeing have been so ... ement of these beliefs, and leads us to question our own lives as just a version of reality, with a sense of disillusionment. Our world and our own lives are challenged by Atwood's novel, as in questi ...

(6 pages) 3289 0 1.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature