Essays Tagged: "unreliable"


t exceeds the best computer capacity, flexibility, and speed. Yet the same system is so limited and unreliable that it cannot consistently remember a nine-digit phone number long enough to dial it" (B ...

(6 pages) 657 3 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


c. Take Zeno's Paradoxes for example. The idea that movement does not occur and that our senses are unreliable seems absurd to me. Even though I can not prove it to be false, I can not except it even ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Critical Responses by O.K. Bouwsma and Norman Malcolm to Descartes' Skeptical Argument

out any preconceived notions to taint the results. Descartes,however, believed that the senses were unreliable and that science based solely oninformation gained from the senses was uncertain. He was ...

(9 pages) 137 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Impact of Business on the Internet

city-to-city, and state-to-state. The principles were very simple. Operation would be assumed to be unreliable at all times. Little did the scientists know, they were creating the greatest network eve ...

(2 pages) 161 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Point of Point of view. An essential element to consider when reading litterature

Most of the time the narrator isn't looking at the situation objectively and as Moffett says, 'seem unreliable, try to get us on their side, or assume values or views we don't share' (p.179). Right aw ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Black Cat"

ted to relate to you the true events of the story, but this is false. The narrator in this story is unreliable due to his horrid state of mind and body. The narrator cannot be relied upon to show the ...

(3 pages) 73 0 2.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Faces on the Wall: "The Yellow Wall Paper" The husband's intention is for his wife to get well, however, his way of doing so drives her to depression and insanity.

he secludes her to a dreary room with only yellow wallpaper to look at that "is hideous enough, and unreliable enough, and infuriating enough, but the pattern is torturing." (209) Rather than help the ...

(1 pages) 109 0 5.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Title: The Horse Dealer's Daughter by D.H. Lawrence. The relationship between two characters: Mabel and Dr.Ferguson.

r "ineffectual brothers". They do not appreciate her work in the house. They seem to be selfish and unreliable. For instance, the eldest brother Joe doesn't care about anything but nevertheless, he wa ...

(2 pages) 86 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Constitutional Law: Racial Profiling

These problems, coupled with the status of literature regarding this topic at this point, are more unreliable than scientific. In addition, the topic is controversial because the United States believ ...

(7 pages) 374 0 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Why the Sun and Moon Revolve Around the Earth and Why Seasons Occur

daughter run the sun for a little while. Sirius's daughter, Archoness was a very irresponsible and unreliable goddess. Archoness accepted the invitation gladly and started her job. Within minutes she ...

(1 pages) 52 1 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Unreliable narration in The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro and Love and Death in Long Island by Gilbert Adair. Vanderbilt.

land by Gilbert Adair are both preoccupied with different obsessions, and for this reason, they are unreliable narrators.The scene with Stevens' father in The Remains of the Day when he is on his deat ... uaintances with the reader, putting everything he says under suspicion. This event makes Stevens an unreliable narrator.In the novella Love and Death in Long Island by Gilbert Adair, the narrator is o ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Edgar Allan Poe.

us readers, face the dilemma of trusting them or not. This is because Poe's narrators are typically unreliable due to their own limitations or mental disorders. Most of the times, the author demonstra ...

(9 pages) 99 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Advantages Of XML. What is XML and what are its advantages?

rely on the fast transfer of information to them . If the information revealed to them is slow and unreliable then the businesses wont be able to progress. XML is powerful to enable this."XXML is sel ...

(2 pages) 120 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Research in Communications

eter's informational needs. Primary research is used when secondary research is either nonexistent, unreliable, or too costly. The selection of primary versus secondary research is determined by the s ...

(3 pages) 220 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Source question - propaganda

at provide the basis for demanding the imprisonment of all Germans living in Britain.The article is unreliable in many ways. It has blatant lies in it such as; the German people had a direct say in th ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Holden Caufield Criticism

nces may just be the reason for Holden's distrust in so many people. In Holden I see a troubled and unreliable character that seems to believe that whatever he thinks is true, in fact is always the tr ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Freud and Nietzsche - An Account For The Role Of Memory In Our Lives

dividual and the group, or more precisely - the lack and excess of memory. Memory is something very unreliable, because it causes the same kind of decay that invades our physical bodies, undermining t ...

(5 pages) 55 0 4.3 May/2004

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

Descartes philosophy of 'How much We Know'. How can you be sure as Descartes wanted to be about what you know?

of doubt and foundationalism. He insists that the customary routes to knowledge, "the senses," are unreliable therefore we have good reason to doubt knowledge gained in such a fashion. Obviously he d ...

(4 pages) 112 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Short description and explanation of Forensics in the legal system

sics science. There are several reasons that investigators prefer forensics, such as, witnesses are unreliable in that the evidence they provide could be misleading, sketchy and unpredictable. Also th ...

(2 pages) 65 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Comparisson/Contrast between the play: "12 Angry Men" by Reginald Rose, and the poem: "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost.

erence in his life. The characters in 12 Angry Men also must choose a path. Their path is marked by unreliable witnesses and hostile jurors. Although the jurors seemed to take a long time to choose a ...

(4 pages) 64 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers