Essays Tagged: "taken for granted"

Sociology - The Comparative Method

ciologists have embraced what is known as the comparative method as themost efficient way to expose taken-for-granted 'truths' or laws that peoplehave adopted. But what is this comparative method and ... truth, nor is it auniversal belief. Rather it is a socially constructed belief that manypeople have taken for granted as an inevitable part of human existence.It is important at this point to clarify ...

(7 pages) 341 2 3.9 Feb/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


Today's society relies heavily on an invention taken for granted: radar. Just about everybody uses radar, whether they realize it or not. Tens of t ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Save the Owls, preserve the forests

. Currently, the tons of lumber produced from the Pacific Northwest region of the United States are taken for granted, and most people do not realize that the forests will be destroyed within ten year ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Muli-lingualism in Hong kong...pros and cons

a more global perspective. Then, I realize that true normality is very different. Over time, I have taken for granted, the impact, and more so, the scarcity of multilingualism.There is no doubt tha ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

this essay describes the settings in Paul's Case by Willa Carter

The setting of a story is something that can easily be taken for granted. Setting is defined as the environment in which characters live and move. However ...

(2 pages) 127 1 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cultural Communication and the Disabled.

ities as Cultural Communication" makes a point that what ordinary people take for granted cannot be taken for granted by the disabled, and that this makes for difficulties in communication between the ... rn culture may distort one's relationships with the disabled, and seemingly harmless remarks can be taken to have negative connotations. Research in the field is hampered by a lack of material dealing ...

(4 pages) 188 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

This is a outline for a welfare essay it can be used as a speech or turned into an essay

improved plan.IntroductionI.Now to expand on what my esteemed colleague has stated welfare today is taken advantage of and taken for granted by more people than it is truly helpingII.Today I am going ...

(3 pages) 170 0 2.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is a paper on color vision, highlighting the tri-chromatic and opponent process theories.

the fact is that color makes this world a beautiful place. The colors most people see every day are taken for granted, and most people could not understand living in a world without them. However, som ... he branches. Another group is shown the same picture with the colors reversed." The picture is then taken away and a white paper is quickly put in its place. The subjects then report what they see on ...

(4 pages) 114 2 4.5 Dec/2002

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

"Introduction of the Microwave"

Looking at the world we live in today, many things that we have or use are taken for granted. We don't think much about how a telephone works when we're talking to our friends ... on with making the "perfect" microwave oven.The microwaves were installed in restaurants. They were taken into vending companies. Not only were microwaves used for cooking, but also by various compani ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

"The Metamorphosis" by Franz Kafka.

unrewarding. Gregor's loyalty and devotion to his family and their happiness was unappreciated and taken for granted. Even after his death, it is obvious Gregor was there for a cause. The purpose for ... y the very family he had worked so hard to provide for all those years. Slowly his possessions were taken away, and for some time no one bothered to even clean his room. His father, disgusted by his a ...

(5 pages) 100 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What is 'hidden curriculum'?

logists use the term to refer to the various characteristics of schooling that are unquestioned or 'taken for granted'.Brian Jackson argues that we need to understand "education" as a socialization pr ...

(6 pages) 236 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"VOD: Freedom's Obligation" Voice of democracy paper eplains freedom and your obligation to protect it and such

ranny and communism and having the free right to choose our rulers. More often than not, freedom is taken for granted. We go to the polls to vote for our government officers, or we engage in a friendl ...

(2 pages) 53 1 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This essay is about how photocopiers work and how chemistry is involved in the process.

ies were done by use of carbon paper or tedious recopying by hand. This modern invention that is so taken for granted in today's fast paced society was a long time in coming. The first photocopy, made ...

(9 pages) 56 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

TITANIC - A historical information essay.

73 years later. In the early 1900's, waterborne transportation was the norm; today, satellites are taken for granted by our society. But we tend to forget the immense effort that these two technologi ...

(10 pages) 105 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Is fidelity antique.

derstand better why faithfulness does not play anymore an important role in our lives and why it is taken for granted, the world around us has to be considered. In our corrupted society, the world wit ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Comparative essay

that there is not beginning or end to the action. Things start happening with no real cause and its taken for granted that they should be happening, and just as quickly as they started, the action is ... here, but there is also no questioning that it is the right way of things, and right away action is taken. It holds true that the dream ends just as quickly and indiscriminately as it started. Upon le ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Computers in everyday life. Discuss.

age of computing power. Computerisation is everywhere although the majority of it goes unnoticed or taken for granted. In today's world we encounter computers more than once on a daily basis. The mome ... available and twenty-four hours a day.Processes that are achieved almost instantly today would have taken greater resources, in terms of manpower and time, in previous years. Almost every letter or bi ...

(6 pages) 104 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

A Mans Only Fear. Gilgamesh only fears death and because of this he becomes somewhat selfish in his journey to everlasting life

ves looking for people to share it with whether it is with a friend or with a spouse. Life is often taken for granted until one is exposed to death. Death is feared by many because of the questions th ... experiences with Gilgamesh began to appreciate life more and was forever changed. Then, Enkidu was taken from him by death; Gilgamesh was forced to face his biggest fear, death. Since death scares Gi ...

(5 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Franz Kafka's "Metamorphosis" this review talks about the symbolism Gregor had on his family and how he was treated by them.

ead of prospering on with his life. He was not recognized by his family for the efforts he did, was taken for granted, and was expected to support the whole family never considering what his needs and ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Animal Intelligence

resiDr. CrumpBio 1045 May 2003Animal IntelligenceAnimal intelligence is something that is some what taken for granted. Animals are looked at to be species that are totally beneath humans in intelligen ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays