Essays Tagged: "civilized society"

Socrates' Moral Decision

id that he had lived by the laws of the countryfor all his life. He had enjoyed the privileges of a civilized society, and that he hadbeen treated as any other citizen would have come to expect. Now t ...

(3 pages) 182 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Serial Killers

ne and Gregg 3)These numerous multiple murders, often without consequence and justice, have shocked civilized society with incomprehensible acts of inhumanity. Horrific amounts of body counts and volu ...

(6 pages) 414 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Freud View On The Nature Of Man

relation with his neighbor and is apparent in everyday casual behavior. Freud also states that as a civilized society we use violence only on criminals and that the law is not able to prosecute the mo ...

(1 pages) 262 2 4.3 Mar/1997

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

Symbollism in Hawthorne's"The Scarlett Letter"

mbols are also obvious. In the first chapter Hawthorne describes the prison as 'the black flower of civilized society'. The prison represents the crime and punishment that was incorporated in the earl ... he tombstone at the end of the novel by suggesting that crime and punishment bring about the end of civilized life. In the same chapter he describes the overgrown vegetation of weeds around the prison ...

(2 pages) 82 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Capital Punishment, should it or should it not be used in today's criminal judging system

ry, when you had no rights or any different opinion, and like then, executions have no place in our civilized society. The Death Penalty, throughout it's years of existence, has always been against th ... o be executed. If this was the case would they have thought of the expense? Capital Punishment is uncivilized in theory and inequitable and unfair in practice; so why should we stoop to this level of ...

(6 pages) 144 0 1.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Socrates' Moral Decision to Not Escape

that he has lived by the laws of the country for his whole life, He had enjoyed the privileges of a civilized society, and that he had been treated as any other citizen would have come to expect. Now ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Essential Nile

NileMany features of civilization have evolved over time to become what one commonly thinks of as 'civilized society.' The development of government and writing in the classical civilization of Egypt ...

(1 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Essay on Twain's comment on society in "Huckleberry Finn", by Mark Twain

can Americans at the time, part of Twain's comment on society. Twain shows the hypocritical ways of civilized society through the actions of those surrounding Huck and then goes on to display his feel ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Billy Budd by Herman Melville Examine the theme of institutional conscience versus private conscience in Billy Budd.

conscience through the events onboard a British warship during the late eighteenth century. In the civilized society created by men, institutional conscience prevails over private conscience.Billy Bu ... uch as Billy must perish when he encountered civilization and its institutional conscience.A highly civilized man, Captain Vere was the victim of the conflict between institutional conscience and priv ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Thoreau's Code of Ethics"

nt and religion tells and instructs them to do. So therefore the masses have grown even more into a civilized society. Henry David Thoreau had a strong belief about the public and how they should act. ...

(3 pages) 112 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Media and Date Rape With the rise of feminism in the last few decades, there has been a newfound sexual freedom among both men and women. However, this freedom is costly, causing daterape.

eir opinions on date rape. Though Paglia feels that "Rape is an outrage that cannot be tolerated in civilized society" (Paglia 538); she speaks differently to Jacoby's "Common Decency" that men should ...

(4 pages) 98 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad in "The Hollow Men" by T. S. Eliot.

duct of the society and compare fundamental questions about human aspirations and the nature of the civilized society. Both Eliot's poem, and Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness have particular tendenci ... battlefield, maybe seeing corpses, feeling of despair with his fellow soldiers. In the safety of a civilized world, as he writes, he remembers vivid snippets of his war days as one remembers parts of ...

(6 pages) 87 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Women and Sexism.

hit over the head and carried away by our hair but that is only due to the fact that we are now a "civilized" society. Every society has some common beliefs regarding the ways each sex should behave. ...

(4 pages) 226 3 4.1 Jul/2003

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

"The Lord of the flies" Book review.

ps and leaders, and lead their lives according to their basic instincts rather than according how a civilized society would live. Evil nature does not abruptly take over boys but it gradually sneaks u ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

King and mcqueen.

se our insanity. Some of the things we may want to say or do in life are looked upon negatively. In civilized society, we learn that when we do something right we receive positive reinforcement, but w ... ller coaster" (314). They let us release out inner child and allow us to put aside our desire to be civilized. Horror movies "appeal to all that is worst in us" (316). We have such sick jokes as, " wh ...

(3 pages) 63 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alabama Justice Moore's rights were inhibited with the removal of the 10 Commandments from the state Judicial building.

hristian Bible, the Ten Commandments can be perceived as moral principles which serve to maintain a civilized society.The First Amendment States: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishmen ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Symbolism in the scarlet letter

are obvious. At the beginning of the book, Hawthorne describes the prison as " the black flower of civilized society". The prison represents the crime and punishment existing during early puritan lif ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Civilized Society (utopia)

The moral standards of a civilized society are based on the collective beliefs of the people who constitute the society. It i ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Civil society: a critical view on liberal civil society"

vil society. The general term of liberal civil society has linked to the concept of "civility" and "civilized society". It means respect for individual autonomy, based on security and thrust among peo ...

(6 pages) 212 1 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Comparing Historical Essays About Slavery: comparing writings of John C. Calhoun, George Fitzhugh, Frederick Douglass, and William Craft

ff because of whites and the system of slavery. He says, "there never has yet existed a wealthy and civilized society in which one portion of the community did not, in point of fact, live on the labor ...

(5 pages) 132 4 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History