Essays Tagged: "state of consciousness"

History of Yoga.

this and other more complicated techniques to relieve stress, acquire better health, reach a higher state of consciousness, and ultimately to fully understand themselves. Although yoga came to the sta ... still for a considerable length of time and control your breathing which would lead one to a higher state of consciousness (Kent 8). Yogi's, as they were called, would practice meditation so they coul ...

(3 pages) 76 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Ode to a Nightingale" This essay discusses the numerous symbolism and imagery John Keats uses throughout his poem.

ndicate that he also wishes for immortality and the ability to escape from reality and into another state of consciousness and the ecstasy of the nightingale's song - its peace, its happiness."Ode to ... nes 55-58), is an indication of how he believes it would be marvelous for his life to end in such a state of blissful heaven. However, the irony of this is that, in Keats' case, death would mean the e ...

(5 pages) 121 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Art Of Lucid Dreaming and Its Therapeuadic Qualities

new you were still dreaming? Many people have had this experience, yet few realize that this unique state of consciousness may hold the key as a valuable tool for a number of essential uses.The Dutch ... ibe when a person is in the dream world, and consciously knows that they are dreaming. This altered state of consciousness allows a person to be free of mortal restrictions, and to experience sensatio ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Oregon v Smith Supreme Court Ruling. Deals with the legality of the religious ingestion of peyote that is common amongst Native American tribes.

cate with the Creator and obtain spiritual enlightenment. When ingested, peyote produces an altered state of consciousness that may cause users to experience a wide range of reactions, such as psychic ... These type substances have a "high potential for abuse" with no accepted medical use in the United States. Nevertheless, the peyote religion continued to prosper in the United States.Al Smith is a Kl ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Ode to a Nightingale

ndicate that he also wishes for immortality and the ability to escape from reality and into another state of consciousness and the ecstasy of the nightingale's song - its peace, its happiness."Ode to ... nes 55-58), is an indication of how he believes it would be marvelous for his life to end in such a state of blissful heaven. However, the irony of this is that, in Keats' case, death would mean the e ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Human Ability to alter states of consciousness Q. Humans have the ability to change their state of consciousness discuss the functional and dysfunctional consequences of this ability on behavior.

Having the ability to change the state of consciousness or being aware of surround environments can be both a negative and a positive ... e both a negative and a positive ability to have as a human being. Humans use their various altered states in a daily basis to get through life, from walking consciousness to sleep state to drug alter ... get through life, from walking consciousness to sleep state to drug altering states.Changing one's state of conscious is an everyday task; some changes are imperative for everyday life, positive stat ...

(2 pages) 64 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Acting As If You Are Hypnotized

by Nicholas Spanos, attempted to prove that "all behaviors commonly attributed to a hypnotic trance state are within the normal, voluntary abilities of humans. He believed that the only reason people ... nos claimed that there are two key aspects of hypnosis that lead people to believe it is an altered state of consciousness. One is that subjects view their behavior as being caused by something other ...

(2 pages) 3510 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Homebrewing: A brief history

s were often paid partly in beer. The priesthood soon realized that people were reaching an altered state of consciousness by drinking beer, so they made haste to sanctify the potion and give it its o ... ich also worked well as a preventative against scurvy. Home brewing maintained in the Unites States under duress. On January 16, 1920, Prohibition became law and millions of citizens like my gr ...

(3 pages) 380 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What is Hypnosis? The word "hypnosis" originated from the Greek

s" , meaning sleep, and according to Webster's New International Dictionary, is "The induction of a state resembling sleep or somnambulism". This statement is true to the large extent because to the u ... This statement is true to the large extent because to the untrained eye someone in a deep hypnotic state could easily be mistaken for someone sleeping. However, it has been a proven scientific fact t ...

(9 pages) 2157 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

How Kieslowski portrays freedom in his film Three Colours;Blue

rté, or Freedom. It follows the story of Julie (Juliette Binoche), a woman thrown into a new state of consciousness by family tragedy. It is a delicate and introspective study of loss and a luc ... mily tragedy. It is a delicate and introspective study of loss and a lucid examination of a woman's state of mind.[2: Danusia Stock (ed), Kieślowski on Kieślowski, London; Faber and Faber, 1 ...

(6 pages) 1738 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Marijuana's Potential as a Legalized Drug

, laws are enacted which regulate or prohibit the possession and/or sale of cannabis. In the United States, federal law prohibits the possession, usage, purchase, sale, and/or cultivation of marijuana ... arijuana is the effect of achieving the psychoactive effect of getting “high.” Under this state, people experience an altered state of consciousness, euphoria, increased self-worth, stress r ...

(8 pages) 55 1 3.7 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Consciousness as a State of Mind

a can have many different arrangements of toppings and sizes, consciousness can have many different states as well. Baron defines states of consciousness as, "[The] varying levels of awareness of ours ... evels of awareness of ourselves, our behavior, and the world around us" (130). Psychologists study 'states of consciousness' instead of just consciousness because, like a pizza, each slice can be diff ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology