Essays Tagged: "Apathy"

"Ceremony" by Leslie Silko

pon returning to the U.S., and eventually reservation life he has many feelings of estrangement and apathy towards society. The novel discusses many topics pertaining to Native Americans, through the ...

(2 pages) 117 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My search for a meaningful existence

is, more specifically, the plight of my generation, which has been defined by its disillusionment, apathy and inaction, rather than its accomplishments, beliefs or ideologies. Escapism is the safety ... nihilism and the "existential vacuum", therefore, it is not to be confused with simple laziness and apathy, and it should not dismissed as a petty problem. Frankl, like James, refutes the doctrine of ...

(19 pages) 453 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

We have an environmental crisis because we have a people crisis

eople crisis - a crisis of population growth, of wasteful consumption of resources, and a crisis of apathy and inaction.'An environmental crisis is an emergency concerned with the place in which every ... nt where the environment can no longer sustain the amounts of people which it contains. A crisis of apathy and inaction is one where the human race cannot be motivated to solve the problems with the e ...

(6 pages) 226 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Ray Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicals" Term Paper

afted, almost poeticstories are science fiction in setting only. They put much more emphasis on the apathy andinhumanity of modern society, rather than the technology. (Bryfonski, 68)Ray Dougless Brad ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kurt Vonnegut's Portrayal of Society in "Breakfast of Champions"

ut portrays a prepackaged, robotic society, andan American culture plagued with despair, greed, and apathy.I. IntroductionII. Social problemsA. RacismB. Commercialism and materialismC. ViolenceD. Lack ... portrays a prefabricated, unfeeling societyand an American culture plagued with despair, greed, and apathy.The issue of society's flaws is a major concern of Breakfast of Champions. Suchproblems arise ...

(8 pages) 75 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Wind Power by, Yang

derlying popular support for wind energy and the other renewables in the U.S. but there is a lot of apathy as well. We are blissfully sedated by low conventional energy prices and are gulping down the ...

(4 pages) 155 1 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Ernest Hemmingway's In Our Time - an essay comparing the lost generation and the people in Hemmingway's short stories.

and Gertrude Stein who wrote about the tough psychological and physical scars of war, and about the apathy and hypocrisy of their contemporaries in the US and abroad. Ernest Hemingway clearly describe ... sy of their contemporaries in the US and abroad. Ernest Hemingway clearly describes this feeling of apathy and general disillusionment in several of his short stories that are part of the In Our Time ...

(9 pages) 118 1 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Essay looking at the abortion issue from a strictly legal standpoint, with opinion based thesis pro-abortion. From 1973 to 1995, landmark cases, political climates and bibliography included.

for granted, there are those laying the groundwork to have it overturned at this very moment. This apathy could lead to our downfall. Nearly thirty years ago the Supreme Court made a landmark decisio ...

(7 pages) 140 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

War In Iraq

I'm sick of the apathy and I'm sick of the ignorance. Open your eyes, who really believes this war will be righteous ...

(3 pages) 141 3 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"The Forces of Naturalism"

, into an urban environment. The indifference of this setting is shown through the interactions and apathy of the many residents. The story begins with a fight breaking out among a large group of boys ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Apathy in the Workplace.

Apathy in the WorkplaceThere are many different occurrences of apathy in this world. I am sure that ... or not caring about your schoolwork, somehow most of us have been apathetic. The main problem with apathy, I think, is in the workplace. This could be in many different jobs. For instance at hospital ... This may seem like a minor problem in the beginning but over time this has lead to larger ordeals. Apathy in the workplace can be not very sanitary but also very dangerous.For instance, if a cook wor ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Kidnapping of Aaron Greene.

ting, the kidnapped isinvolved in a complex plot against the human social environments of greed and apathy. Theoutcome of the novel depends on the caring of a city for a nameless boy, and ultimately o ... one doesn't realize it yet. Robertfinally answered "to bring the people out of their slumber, their apathy..." They want to help thosewho feel orthless feel like a member of society. Carla the younges ...

(17 pages) 38 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Sad as She" written by Juan Carlos Onetti.

r just had enough? Have you ever spiraled completely, totally and incomprehensively into a state of apathy? Into a resigned conniption? The truth is that we all have, but very few are able to take it ... madness. People show warning signs of this happening, the first of which is usually carelessness or apathy towards things that people would normally have held sacred. This is apparent in the woman in ...

(5 pages) 33 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Comparison and contrast of two Woman's Suffrage movement advocates, John Stuart Mills and Emmeline Pankhurst.

vists wouldachieve success was by doing, "...something drastic must be done in order to destroy the apathy of themen..." Somewhat similarly to this stance is that of John Stuart Mills. He claims the i ...

(1 pages) 70 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Camus - "The Stranger"

a strange character, looking for the meaning in life, yet at the same time abandoning it, embracing apathy.There are some events in the book that show Meursault's own emotion, before he transitioned i ...

(2 pages) 58 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How effectively did the rulers of Italy advance the cause of national unity in the period 1820-1944?

ental unity did not occur. This unity was merely nominal - the reality being that a great amount of apathy existed towards national unity and among the Italian population and continued to exist throug ...

(8 pages) 57 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Night" by Elie Wiesel Comment on the final staement of Elie Wiesel's "Night".

in the hell on earth, what he witnesses and experiences has paralyzed him and put him to a state of apathy, he is unable to feel pain or joy. To be alive is the only thing that still makes sense, the ...

(1 pages) 122 1 1.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Fall of the Roman Empire (I even did the works cited page for you plagarizers, make sure to know MLA format)

decline. The fall of the Roman Empire weas the direct result of a crumbling economy and the rising apathy of its citizens.It seems clear, then, that the causes of the collapse must, like hidden cance ... y AD from Hadrian onward, with a few exceptions, Latin literature is overcome by a sort of indolent apathy.The same apathy began to exhibit itself in municipal life. By the second century, financial b ...

(6 pages) 250 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Are youth apathetic?

lian youth are overwhelmingly apathetic and apolitical.An earlier article, "Our youth lead in world apathy", appeared in the March 6 Sydney Morning Herald. It maintained that only 40% of 14-year-olds ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Concept of the Happy Life; A Comparison in Epicurean and Stoic Philosophies

timate aim of life is to achieve tranquility of the soul, which is very similar to the condition of apathy the Stoics believed was ideal (Matson, 195). Though they existed concurrently, the similariti ... happen as it should. To avoid concerning ourselves with things not in our power, Stoicism suggests apathy, or "non-suffering", for if we adopt this mentality then we can never be disappointed by the ...

(5 pages) 142 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy