Essays Tagged: "Consciousness"

Absalom Absalom A narrative Perscective. On William Faulkner

story andunderstands the meaning of Thomas Sutpen's life. In the novelAbsalom, Absalom!, a multiple consciousness technique is used toreassess the process of historical reconstruction by thenarrators. ...

(8 pages) 110 0 4.5 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Trickster - Karl Jung archetype.

in cultural and religious literature is that they are the product of what he calls the collective unconsciousness. That thread of consciousness that connects all human beings and cultures around the w ...

(5 pages) 124 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Sufism - the Islamic Mysticism

ries to become one with nature, and feel the power of God. The term mysticism can be defined as the consciousness of the One Reality -- be it called Wisdom, Light, Love or Nothing. (Shcimmel 23)A Sufi ...

(8 pages) 189 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Beware of Television

ng on the quality and content of its production.An abundance of information pouring into a person's consciousness at a fast pace does not allow him to analyze and comprehend it properly. For example, ... st backlog of real-life experience, the child has not. So, the influence of television on a child's consciousness is considerably greater. 'Suppose there wasn't any TV--what do you think your child wo ...

(3 pages) 183 2 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Analysis of "Thirteen Ways to look at a Blackbird"

he focuses on the eye of the blackbird as an outside observer. This symbolizes the thoughts and the consciousness of the blackbird. It is also a transition from the observer's perception to the blackb ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Conscience in "A Man for All Seasons," by Robert Bolt

Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary defines conscience as 'the sense or consciousness of the moral goodness or blameworthiness of one's own conduct, intentions, or characte ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Greek Mythology, an integral part of the lives of all ancient peoples

ples. The myths of AncientGreece are the most familiar to us, for they are deeply entrenched in the consciousness ofWestern civilization.The myths were accounts of the lives of the deities whom the Gr ...

(5 pages) 141 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Galileo and Newton and their ideas

s, and so on when describing the material world. Hestates that these properties 'reside only in the consciousness.' These latter propertieswould cease to exist without the living creature so the mathe ...

(4 pages) 82 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Culture, Nature & Freedom: Treating Juvenile Offenders

e individuals and society.First, We can look to DuBois. He believes that people can changetheir own consciousness. He shows this through his Immersion narrative.This can't work in a youth center. The ...

(4 pages) 116 0 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Joseph Campbell and Comparative Religions

In the beginning there was darkness. Then there was light. Then there wasconsciousness. Then there were questions and then there was religion. Religionssprouted up all over ... e psyche'. It was his belief that religions and mythscome from one's own creative imagination and unconsciousness. He further believed thathumankind is intrinsically linked in that some part of human ...

(6 pages) 225 2 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Medical ethics. Refers to A.J Ayres criteria

dicine... '(Clouser pp 384). Medical ethics has two roles, one is that of sensitizing. '... It is a consciousness-raising enterprise, alerting us from grossest injustice to subtlest nuance..'(Clouser ...

(11 pages) 300 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown’s" Apocalypse

wn centers on a good versus evil theme. Critics also debate interpretations of the main character's consciousness; is Brown awake or dreaming. What is certain is that he lives and dies in pain because ...

(4 pages) 254 1 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Christian perspectavie on cloning in a short essay format.

s scientists have successfully cloned the first human embryo, these questions press deeper into the consciousness of society. There are several different views, predominately held by scientists and Ch ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Brain By Sexy Body a research paper of 11 pages

nlike in animals, in man, the brain is also the site of the mind (Not just the brain but the actual consciousness that we have). The mind gives humans superiority over other creatures. It provides hum ...

(13 pages) 212 1 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Song of a Hummingbird by Graciela Limon. Chicano Studies novel. Summary and ideas of the book and it's relation to the Day of the Dead

Song of a Hummingbird:A Battle of ConsciousnessTomorrow we celebrate the Day of the Dead--a ceremony where a society pays homage to th ...

(6 pages) 83 0 4.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay discusses the assumption, made in the Crito, that "one should never do wrong in return" within the context of civil disobedience.

obedience is disobeying the unjust rules of society in a nonviolent way to create tension and raise consciousness. A civil disobedient is a person who feels strongly about a certain part of society as ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

"Variations on the Word Sleep" By Margaret Atwood

deeply internal need of one person for another, who is on a journey through the dark maze of their consciousness.The first stanza evolves from a simple plea from the genderless speaker to watch their ... then he/she desires to enter the same sleep, then envision him/her descending through the layers of consciousness. As the reader follows along with the admiring narrator and his or her companion, they ...

(3 pages) 54 0 2.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Artificial Intelligence. This paper describes what the government hopes to accomplish with AI. It includes some of the inventions and what we hope to accomplish with this technology.

and reason, in the same manner in which we do. We also eventually want these machines to have full consciousness, just as humans and animals do. AI was originally intended to understand how infants a ...

(2 pages) 149 1 3.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

Consciousness, Free Will, and Purpose in Human Life

Consciousness, Free Will, and Purpose in Human LifeIn the book Minds, Brains, and Science, author Jo ... Minds, Brains, and Science, author John Searle discusses the ability of humans to provide their own consciousness and free will. He poses the question, "Why exactly is there no room for the freedom of ... to side with Mr. Searle, or even to imagine that any real laws that govern such mental features as consciousness and free will would operate and be stated in ways that do not always run parallel to o ...

(4 pages) 227 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

Organizational Change: Article Review - MGT 331: Organizational Behavior. (A brief review of 3 related articles, see references for article links)

used to implement change are effective.Change, according to Anderson, Klein and Stuart (2000), is a consciousness choice that unfortunately, due to poor planning by the change managers, fails to achie ... ofitable manner.ReferencesAnderson, B., Klein, E. & Stuart, J. (2000, Jan/Feb). Why change is a consciousness choice. The Journal for Quality and Participation, 23(1), 32-36. Retrieved January 13, ...

(3 pages) 1156 2 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers